best 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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2,227 1,589
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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2
4,252 4,645
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

3
1,542 2,208
Deadwood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Deadwood Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker

4
1,638 1,763
Freaks and Geeks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Freaks and Geeks Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco

5
5,988 5,191
Charmed is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Charmed Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano, Brian Krause

6
1,779 1,756
The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
The X-Files David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi

7
3,438 3,751
Xena: Warrior Princess is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
AndrewW.Curley added Xena: Warrior Princess Lucy Lawless, Renée O'Connor, Ted Raimi

8
2,598 3,674
Heroes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Heroes Hayden Panettiere, Jack Coleman, Milo Ventimiglia

9
1,674 1,508
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Futurama Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal

10
1,696 3,377
Pushing Daisies is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Pushing Daisies Lee Pace, Anna Friel, Chi McBride

11
3,173 4,227
Chuck is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Chuck Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski, Joshua Gomez

12
2,480 2,997
House is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
House Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard

13
1,330 1,573
Smallville is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Smallville Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack

14
1,720 1,580
Angel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Angel David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof

15
1,235 1,474
The Sopranos is listed (or ranked) 15 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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16
1,608 2,597
Battlestar Galactica is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Battlestar Galactica Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber

17
2,480 3,876
Fringe is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Fringe Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole

18
1,752 3,101
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

19
1,320 2,264
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

20
1,546 2,081
Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Doctor Who Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith

21
1,682 3,045
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

22
1,313 2,235
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

23
1,132 2,489
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

24
855 1,862
Farscape is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
beernbugs added Farscape Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe

25
1,615 1,995
Breaking Bad is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
beernbugs added Breaking Bad Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn

26
981 2,002
Rome is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
frunklin added Rome Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker

27
1,487 2,615
Terra Nova is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
DennisNJ added Terra Nova Jason O'Mara, Shelley Conn, Christine Adams

28
674 955
Torchwood is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
beernbugs added Torchwood John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen

29
2,328 3,804
Gilmore Girls is listed (or ranked) 29 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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30
805 1,066
The Revolution is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies

31
1,614 3,389
The Secret Circle is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
The Secret Circle Britt Robertson, Thomas Dekker, Phoebe Tonkin

32
1,200 1,913
Dead Like Me is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Dead Like Me Ellen Muth, Callum Blue, Jasmine Guy

33
3,302 3,940
Friends is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Friends Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow

34
801 473
True Blood is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
True Blood Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell

35
1,359 2,869
Alias is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Alias Jennifer Garner, Ron Rifkin, Carl Lumbly

36
2,979 2,316
The Borgias is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
The Borgias Jeremy Irons, François Arnaud, Holliday Grainger

37
661 795
Star Trek: Voyager is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Valley Forge added Star Trek: Voyager Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson

38
2,303 3,053
Merlin is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
SlashLover added Merlin John Hurt, Colin Morgan, Bradley James

39
843 556
Sons of Anarchy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
LanaYoshii added Sons of Anarchy Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Mark Boone Junior

40
1,419 2,836
Roswell is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Roswell Shiri Appleby, Jason Behr, Katherine Heigl

41
510 553
Monk is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Danny Marks added Monk Tony Shalhoub, Jason Gray-Stanford, Ted Levine

42
1,111 2,157
Leverage is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
NikkiBlair added Leverage Timothy Hutton, Gina Bellman, Christian Kane

43
997 2,085
Terminator: The Sarah Connor C... is listed (or ranked) 43 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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849 1,760
Arrested Development is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Arrested Development Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi

45
1,102 876
Married... with Children is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
MarkJohnson added Married... with Children Ed O'Neill, Christina Applegate, Katey Sagal

46
565 446
Agent Carter is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Umberhaven added Agent Carter Hayley Atwell, James D'Arcy, Enver Gjokaj

47
562 419
NCIS is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Ellen L Horr added NCIS Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly, Pauley Perrette

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581 752
Star Trek: Enterprise is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Valley Forge added Star Trek: Enterprise Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock

49
3,139 3,197
Legend of the Seeker is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Legend of the Seeker Craig Horner, Bridget Regan, Bruce Spence

50
1,062 1,760
Burn Notice is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies
Burn Notice Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Bruce Campbell