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1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

R | 142 min | Crime, Drama

9.3
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80 Metascore

Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Votes: 1,774,626 | Gross: $28.34M

2. The Civil War (1990– )

TV-14 | 680 min | Documentary, History, War

9.3
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A comprehensive survey of the American Civil War.

Stars: David McCullough, Sam Waterston, Julie Harris, Jason Robards

Votes: 6,819

3. TVGN Movie Special: Now You See Me (2013 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary

9.2
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TVGN's Movie Special: Now You See Me is a behind the scenes look at the summer blockbuster movie. From electrifying stunts, to movie secrets straight from the stars,to magic moments ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Caine, Jesse Eisenberg, Isla Fisher, Dave Franco

Votes: 8

4. The Dark Knight (2008)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama

9.0
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82 Metascore

When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

Votes: 1,756,140 | Gross: $533.32M

5. 30 for 30 (2009–2017)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

8.9
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ESPN Films' 30 for 30 is an unprecedented documentary series featuring today's finest storytellers from inside and outside of the sports world. What started as a celebration of ESPN's 30th ... See full summary »

Stars: Chuck D., Brent Musburger, Patrick Ewing, Jalen Rose

Votes: 3,021

6. Where the Water Meets the Sky (2008)

60 min | Documentary

8.8
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Narrated by Academy Award winning actor, Morgan Freeman, Where the Water Meets the Sky tells the inspiring story of a group of women from a remote town in northern Zambia who are given a ... See full summary »

Directors: Helen Cotton, David Eberts | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Abigail, Agnes, Bridget

Votes: 8

7. The Daily Show (1996– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.7
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Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

Votes: 35,906

8. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )

65 min | Talk-Show

8.7
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Famous actors, directors and writers reminisce about their careers and the philosophy behind their careers.

Stars: James Lipton, Bradley Cooper, Ellen Burstyn, Arthur Penn

Votes: 4,267

9. Shakespeare Uncovered (2012– )

55 min | Documentary

8.7
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Various actors discuss Shakespeare plays. Each episode is presented by one actor and, in most cases, the actor discusses one play. However, some episodes cover more than one play. For ... See full summary »

Stars: Harriet Walter, Simon Russell Beale, Ian McKellen, Julia Stiles

Votes: 120

10. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: The Better Angels of Our Nature (1865) (1990)

TV-14 | 68 min | Documentary, History, War

8.7
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The North celebrated Lee's surrender and the end of the war. On April 14, Good Friday, John Wilkes Booth learned that President Lincoln, General Grant and others were to attend a play at ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Barbara Fields, Shelby Foote, James Symington

Votes: 115

11. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: The Universe of Battle (1863) (1990)

TV-14 | 96 min | Documentary, History, War

8.7
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In trying to draw Union troops away from the siege of Vicksburg, Robert E. Lee invaded Pennsylvania and over three days 150,000 men would do battle at Gettysburg. Confederate soldiers had ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Barbara Fields, Daisy Turner

Votes: 124

12. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: War Is All Hell (1865) (1990)

TV-14 | 69 min | Documentary, History, War

8.7
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By the beginning of 1865, the Confederacy was coming to an end. Atlanta had been overrun and Sherman was marching to the sea. Lincoln approved Sherman's plan against the advice of those ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Ed Bearss, James Symington

Votes: 111

13. Se7en (1995)

R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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65 Metascore

Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his modus operandi.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey, Andrew Kevin Walker

Votes: 1,079,053 | Gross: $100.13M

14. Through the Wormhole (2010– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

8.6
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Hosted by Morgan Freeman, Through the Wormhole will explore the deepest mysteries of existence - the questions that have puzzled mankind for eternity. What are we made of? What was there ... See full summary »

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Sean Carroll, Michio Kaku, Carlos Frenk

Votes: 13,215

15. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.6
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Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart, Paul Dinello

Votes: 32,294

16. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: The Cause (1861) (1990)

TV-14 | 100 min | Documentary, History, War

8.6
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Slavery began to flourish in the U.S. at the end of the 18th century with Eli Whitney's invention of the cotton gin. Whereas it would take one person a day to produce a pound of clean ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Barbara Fields, Ed Bearss

Votes: 166

17. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

PG-13 | 164 min | Action, Thriller

8.5
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78 Metascore

Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight, with the help of the enigmatic Selina, is forced from his imposed exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

Votes: 1,199,134 | Gross: $448.13M

18. The Story of God with Morgan Freeman (2016– )
Episode: Heaven and Hell (2017)

50 min | Adventure, History

8.5
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What are heaven and hell? People of all faiths and backgrounds have contemplated these conundrums for thousands of years. Morgan Freeman sets out to learn how these unseen places have ... See full summary »

Votes: 6

19. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Morgan Freeman (2010)

Documentary, Biography

8.5
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Stars: Kevin Costner, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Jeffrey Lyons

Votes: 48

20. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: Most Hallowed Ground (1864) (1990)

TV-14 | 72 min | Documentary, History, War

8.5
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By the summer of 1864, the Union push had been stopped. At Petersburg, Union troops had been entrenched in an intricate network trenches for two months. The key to victory lay in Sherman ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Ed Bearss, Stephen B. Oates

Votes: 114

21. Through the Wormhole (2010– )
Episode: The Riddle of Black Holes (2010)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary

8.5
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After reviewing theories about how black holes form and how they were detected this program looks at their counterintuitive behavior that makes them seem so bizarre.

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Julie Comerford, Reinhard Genzel, Stefan Gillessen

Votes: 192

22. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: Valley of the Shadow of Death (1864) (1990)

TV-14 | 69 min | Documentary, History, War

8.5
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By 1864, Union forces had the upper hand, though the end of war was not yet in sight. President Lincoln named U.S. Grant overall commander of the Union army, 533,000 strong and the largest ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Ed Bearss, Sam Waterston

Votes: 116

23. American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Oliver Platt

Votes: 982

24. Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl (2012 TV Special)

90 min

8.4
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Special documenting Betty White's 90th birthday celebration in Los Angeles, CA.

Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Morgan Freeman, Mary Tyler Moore, Jennifer Love Hewitt

Votes: 84

25. Tinseltown TV (2002– )

60 min | Music, News

8.4
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Five camera crews are in action all week bringing audiences the best in film premieres, behind the scenes exclusives, music events, fashion shows and celebrity parties across the globe.

Stars: Matt Damon, Clint Eastwood, Eddie Griffin, Jennifer Love Hewitt

Votes: 886

26. Stem Cell Universe with Stephen Hawking (2014 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

8.4
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Director: Geoffrey Sharp | Stars: Stephen Hawking, Michael C. Hall, Krstin Baldwin, Vincent Giampapa

Votes: 82

27. e2: The Economies of Being Environmentally Conscious (2006– )

Documentary

8.4
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A six-part series about international efforts to design and build eco-friendly structures through sustainable architecture.

Stars: Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, William McDonough

Votes: 67

28. Ending the Knight (2012 Video)

111 min | Documentary

8.4
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A comprehensive look into how Director Christopher Nolan and his production team made "The Dark Knight Rises" the epic conclusion to the Dark Knight legend. These cover stunts and action, ... See full summary »

Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Nestor Carbonell, Graham Churchyard

Votes: 5

29. The Electric Company (1971–1977)
Episode: 126B (1977)

TV-G | Family, Comedy

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Director: Bob Schwarz | Stars: Luis Avalos, Jim Boyd, Morgan Freeman, Judy Graubart

Votes: 5

30. The Electric Company (1971–1977)
Episode: 129B (1977)

TV-G | Family, Comedy

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Director: Bob Schwarz | Stars: Luis Avalos, Jim Boyd, Morgan Freeman, Judy Graubart

Votes: 5

31. Through the Wormhole (2010– )
Episode: Does Time Really Exist? (2011)

TV-PG | 43 min | Documentary

8.4
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After a brief explanation of how we measure time this program takes a detailed look at how we perceive time. Then it's time for the physicists to present their ideas about what time is ... See full summary »

Director: Kurt Sayenga | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Julian Barbour, Sean Carroll, Chris Trouble Delfosse

Votes: 121

32. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: Forever Free (1862) (1990)

TV-14 | 76 min | Documentary, History, War

8.4
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While Gen. McClellan sat outside Richmond, three Union armies were being kept occupied by Stonewall Jackson and J.E.B. Stuart in northwestern Virginia. Lee was named commander of the army ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Barbara Fields, Shelby Foote, William Safire

Votes: 133

33. Madam Secretary (2014– )
Episode: Lights Out (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama

8.4
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As tensions rise with Russia, Elizabeth, Russell and Mike B. (Kevin Rahm) hatch a plan to oust Craig Sterling (Julian Acosta) from his role as National Security Advisor without tarnishing ... See full summary »

Director: Dennie Gordon | Stars: Téa Leoni, Tim Daly, Keith Carradine, Patina Miller

Votes: 187

34. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Partners of the Heart (2002)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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During World War II and the era of staunch racial segregation, a Black carpenter's son named Vivien Thomas, who had a talent for surgery, along with a white surgeon named Dr. Alfred Blalock... See full summary »

Directors: Andrea Kalin, Bill Duke | Stars: Alfred Blalock, Denton A. Cooley, John Dryden, Koco Eaton

Votes: 26

35. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: Simply Murder (1863) (1990)

TV-14 | 61 min | Documentary, History, War

8.4
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By early 1863, Union soldiers with the Army of the Potomac had not been paid for 6 months and supplies were thin. Some 200 men were deserting every day and by January one-quarter of the men... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Barbara Fields, Paul Roebling, James Symington, Sam Waterston

Votes: 126

36. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: The Gospel at Colonus (1985)

Biography, Drama, Music

8.4
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Director: Kirk Browning | Stars: The Blind Boys of Alabama, Morgan Freeman, Jevetta Steele, The Soul Stirrers

Votes: 48

37. Madam Secretary (2014– )
Episode: The Greater Good (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama

8.4
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Elizabeth and President Dalton discover a secret that could impact Maria Ostrov's reputation; Dmitri wants to stop being a spy.

Director: Eric Stoltz | Stars: Téa Leoni, Tim Daly, Keith Carradine, Patina Miller

Votes: 200

38. Through the Wormhole (2010– )
Episode: What Happened Before the Beginning? (2010)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary

8.4
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Following a review of the discovery and evidence for the Big Bang this program examines the progress of scientists trying to determine what went on before the Big Bang that could have caused it.

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Martin Bojowald, Alan Guth, Edwin Hubble

Votes: 167

39. Batman Begins (2005)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure

8.3
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70 Metascore

After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from the corruption that Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Ken Watanabe, Liam Neeson

Votes: 1,028,466 | Gross: $205.34M

40. Unforgiven (1992)

R | 131 min | Drama, Western

8.3
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82 Metascore

Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris

Votes: 290,586 | Gross: $101.16M

41. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Joseph Bolter

Votes: 8,870

42. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

Votes: 14,541

43. The Screen Junkies Show (2011– )

Comedy

8.3
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A look at the best movies, directors, TV shows and everything else related to movies.

Stars: Hal Rudnick, Nick Mundy, Kristian Harloff, Jon Bailey

Votes: 1,303

44. The Kennedy Center Honors (2012 TV Special)

120 min | Musical

8.3
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Honorees: Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Natalia Makarova and Led Zeppelin.

Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Natalia Makarova

Votes: 68

45. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to John Williams (2016 TV Movie)

66 min | Biography

8.3
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For the first time The American Film Institute honors a composer, John Williams, with its highest honor. Steven Spielberg presents the award in a ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: J.J. Abrams, Drew Barrymore, Loren Battley, Kobe Bryant

Votes: 23

46. Screen Nation Television and Film Awards 2007 (2007 TV Special)

News

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Directors: Jonte, Kolton Lee | Stars: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Cedric the Entertainer, Don Cheadle, Josie D'Arby

Votes: 6

47. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: A Very Bloody Affair (1862) (1990)

TV-14 | 69 min | Documentary, History, War

8.3
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By 1862, both sides had 1 million men in uniform across a 1000 mile battle front ranging from Manassas, Virginia to Missouri. Battles had taken a horrendous toll in human lives on both ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Sam Waterston, Julie Harris

Votes: 139

48. Through the Wormhole (2010– )
Episode: Beyond the Darkness (2010)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary

8.3
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Scientists have discovered that the universe we see is an incidental component of all there is. This program explains how dark matter and dark energy were discovered and how scientists are struggling to understand them.

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Dan Bauer, Brenna Flaugher, Carlos Frenk

Votes: 131

49. The Story of God with Morgan Freeman (2016– )
Episode: Creation (2016)

50 min | Adventure, History

8.3
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Morgan Freeman travels the globe to ask: Where did we come from? What happened "in the beginning"?a

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Father Mark Bozzuti-Jones, Bernard Bullen, Amir Hussain

Votes: 82

50. Through the Wormhole (2010– )
Episode: Is There an Edge to the Universe? (2011)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

8.3
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To the average person it seems obvious that the universe must have an edge. Yet most cosmologists think that like a ball, or more likely a bagel, the universe has no end, other then a ... See full summary »

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Andy Albrecht, Neil Cornish, Sasha Kashlinsky

Votes: 118