tv Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies  

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List Rules Only series that are no longer on the air that should be adapted into film

This list of canceled shows we'd like to see as movies includes a lot of huge cult favorites. Obviously this list isn't complete, so feel free to add any TV shows that aren't on the air anymore to it. Vote for your favorites and who knows? It just might happen someday!

A 'Freaks and Geeks' movie would be freakin' amazing (if you could get all of the show's original stars back together for long enough to film it). And while 'Firefly' does already have one movie ('Serenity'), why not more? Arguments can certainly be made that shows like 'Roswell,' 'Pushing Daisies' and 'Chuck' would also be interesting films.

While J.J. Abrams has a lot going on right now, what with the whole 'Star Wars' and 'Star Trek' stuff, he could take a break from ruling the universe long enough to get a 'Fringe' movie going. And, while we're discussing the sci-fi stuff, why not bring 'Battlestar Galactica' to the big screen, too?

Keep in mind: Movies are expensive. Some of the stars of these shows became famous *because* of these shows (Jennifer Garner, as Sydney Bristow on 'Alias' comes to mind). They'll want to be paid the big bucks in any movie adaptation. That's where you come in. If you could help to bankroll any canceled TV show you loved, which one would you pick? 

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Quantum Leap is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Quantum Leap Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, Deborah Pratt

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan

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Freaks and Geeks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Freaks and Geeks Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco

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The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
The X-Files David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi

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Deadwood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Deadwood Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker

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Xena: Warrior Princess is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Xena: Warrior Princess Lucy Lawless, Renée O'Connor, Ted Raimi

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Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Futurama Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal

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Charmed is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Charmed Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano, Brian Krause

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Heroes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Heroes Hayden Panettiere, Jack Coleman, Milo Ventimiglia

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Chuck is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Chuck Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski, Joshua Gomez

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House is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
House Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard

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Pushing Daisies is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Pushing Daisies Lee Pace, Anna Friel, Chi McBride

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The Sopranos is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
The Sopranos James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco

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Smallville is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Smallville Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack

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Battlestar Galactica is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Battlestar Galactica Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber

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Fringe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Fringe Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole

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Angel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Angel David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof

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Dark Angel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Dark Angel Jessica Alba, Michael Weatherly, Richard Gunn

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Jericho is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Jericho Hans Matheson, Clarke Peters, Jessica Raine

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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Doctor Who Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith

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Dollhouse is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Dollhouse Eliza Dushku, Harry Lennix, Fran Kranz

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Veronica Mars is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Veronica Mars Kristen Bell, Percy Daggs III, Jason Dohring

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24 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
24 Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Carlos Bernard

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Rome is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Rome Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker

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Breaking Bad is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Breaking Bad Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn

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Terra Nova is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Terra Nova Jason O'Mara, Shelley Conn, Christine Adams

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Gilmore Girls is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Gilmore Girls Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Scott Patterson

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The Revolution is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies

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The Borgias is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
The Borgias Jeremy Irons, François Arnaud, Holliday Grainger

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Torchwood is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Torchwood John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen

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Farscape is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Farscape Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe

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Friends is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Friends Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow

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Alias is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Alias Jennifer Garner, Ron Rifkin, Carl Lumbly

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The Secret Circle is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
The Secret Circle Britt Robertson, Thomas Dekker, Phoebe Tonkin

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Merlin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Merlin John Hurt, Colin Morgan, Bradley James

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Dead Like Me is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Dead Like Me Ellen Muth, Callum Blue, Jasmine Guy

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True Blood is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
True Blood Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell

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Sons of Anarchy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Sons of Anarchy Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Mark Boone Junior

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Roswell is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Roswell Shiri Appleby, Jason Behr, Katherine Heigl

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Star Trek: Voyager is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Star Trek: Voyager Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson

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Arrested Development is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Arrested Development Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi

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Terminator: The Sarah Connor C... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Lena Headey, Thomas Dekker, Summer Glau

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Married... with Children is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Married... with Children Ed O'Neill, Christina Applegate, Katey Sagal

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Legend of the Seeker is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Legend of the Seeker Craig Horner, Bridget Regan, Bruce Spence

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Star Trek: Enterprise is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Star Trek: Enterprise Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock

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Agent Carter is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Agent Carter Hayley Atwell, James D'Arcy, Enver Gjokaj

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Monk is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Monk Tony Shalhoub, Jason Gray-Stanford, Ted Levine

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Caprica is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Caprica Eric Stoltz, Esai Morales, Paula Malcomson

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Leverage is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Leverage Timothy Hutton, Gina Bellman, Christian Kane

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NCIS is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
NCIS Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly, Pauley Perrette