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1. The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

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85 Metascore

Jason Bourne dodges a ruthless CIA official and his agents from a new assassination program while searching for the origins of his life as a trained killer.

Writers: Tony Gilroy, Scott Z. Burns, George Nolfi, Robert Ludlum | Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: Matt Damon, Édgar Ramírez, Joan Allen, Julia Stiles

2. L.A. Confidential (1997)

R | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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90 Metascore

As corruption grows in 1950s LA, three policemen - the straight-laced, the brutal, and the sleazy - investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice.

Writers: James Ellroy, Brian Helgeland, Curtis Hanson | Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger

3. House M.D. (2004–2012)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery

8.9
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An antisocial maverick doctor who specializes in diagnostic medicine does whatever it takes to solve puzzling cases that come his way using his crack team of doctors and his wits.

Creator: David Shore | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard, Jesse Spencer

4. The Bourne Legacy (2012)

PG-13 | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

6.7
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61 Metascore

An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films.

Writers: Tony Gilroy, Dan Gilroy | Director: Tony Gilroy | Stars: Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Scott Glenn

5. Lincoln (2012)

PG-13 | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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86 Metascore

As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield and as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.

Writers: Tony Kushner, Doris Kearns Goodwin | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

6. The Sopranos (1999–2007)

TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama

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Modern day morality tale about New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano, as he deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life.

Creator: David Chase | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

7. Fracture (2007)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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68 Metascore

An attorney intent on climbing the career ladder toward success, finds an unlikely opponent in a manipulative criminal he's trying to prosecute.

Writers: Daniel Pyne, Glenn Gers | Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, David Strathairn, Rosamund Pike

8. Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

PG | 93 min | Drama

7.6
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80 Metascore

Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow looks to bring down Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Writers: George Clooney, Grant Heslov | Director: George Clooney | Stars: David Strathairn, George Clooney, Patricia Clarkson, Jeff Daniels

9. The Firm (1993)

R | 154 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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58 Metascore

A young lawyer joins a prestigious law firm only to discover that it has a sinister dark side.

Writers: John Grisham, David Rabe, Robert Towne, David Rayfiel | Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman, Hal Holbrook

10. A League of Their Own (1992)

PG | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.1
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Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry.

Writers: Kim Wilson, Kelly Candaele, Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel | Director: Penny Marshall | Stars: Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Lori Petty, Madonna

11. The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)

PG | 96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.6
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62 Metascore

Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.

Writers: Karey Kirkpatrick, David Berenbaum, John Sayles, Tony DiTerlizzi, Holly Black | Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Freddie Highmore, Sarah Bolger, David Strathairn, Mary-Louise Parker

12. The Uninvited (2009)

PG-13 | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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43 Metascore

Anna Rydell returns home to her sister (and best friend) Alex after a stint in a mental hospital, though her recovery is jeopardized thanks to her cruel stepmother, aloof father, and the presence of a ghost in their home.

Writers: Craig Rosenberg, Doug Miro, Carlo Bernard, Kim Jee-woon | Directors: Charles Guard, Thomas Guard | Stars: Emily Browning, Arielle Kebbel, Elizabeth Banks, David Strathairn

13. Monk (2002–2009)

TV-PG | 47 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Adrian Monk is a brilliant San Francisco detective, whose obsessive compulsive disorder just happens to get in the way.

Creator: Andy Breckman | Stars: Tony Shalhoub, Jason Gray-Stanford, Ted Levine, Traylor Howard

14. Sneakers (1992)

PG-13 | 126 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Complex but lighthearted thriller about computers and cryptography, government and espionage, secrets and deception and betrayal.

Writers: Phil Alden Robinson, Lawrence Lasker, Walter F. Parkes | Director: Phil Alden Robinson | Stars: Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Sidney Poitier, Jo Marr

15. My Blueberry Nights (2007)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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52 Metascore

A young woman takes a soul-searching journey across America to resolve her questions about love while encountering a series of offbeat characters along the way.

Writers: Kar Wai Wong, Lawrence Block | Director: Kar Wai Wong | Stars: Norah Jones, Jude Law, Natalie Portman, Chad R. Davis

16. We Are Marshall (2006)

PG | 131 min | Drama, Sport

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53 Metascore

When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive.

Writers: Jamie Linden, Cory Helms | Director: McG | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Matthew Fox, Anthony Mackie, David Strathairn

17. The River Wild (1994)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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Rafting expert Gail takes on a pair of armed killers while navigating a spectacularly violent river.

Writer: Denis O'Neill | Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, David Strathairn, Joseph Mazzello

18. Dolores Claiborne (1995)

R | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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62 Metascore

A big-city reporter travels to the small town where her mother has been arrested for the murder of an elderly woman that she works for as a maid.

Writers: Stephen King, Tony Gilroy | Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Kathy Bates, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Christopher Plummer, Judy Parfitt

19. Memphis Belle (1990)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Drama, War

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It's May 1943 at a US Air Force base in England. The four officers and six enlisted men of the Memphis Belle - a B-17 bomber so nicknamed for the girlfriend of its stern and stoic captain, ... See full summary »

Writer: Monte Merrick | Director: Michael Caton-Jones | Stars: Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz, Tate Donovan, D.B. Sweeney

20. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)

PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.5
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61 Metascore

Lovers lives are complicated by city law, feuding faerie royalty, and... love.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Michael Hoffman | Director: Michael Hoffman | Stars: Kevin Kline, Michelle Pfeiffer, Rupert Everett, Stanley Tucci

21. Alphas (2011– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

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Dr. Lee Rosen leads a team of "Alphas", (human beings with enhanced abilities) who investigate the death of a witness in a court case. They soon uncover more than they had bargained for.

Creators: Michael Karnow, Zak Penn | Stars: David Strathairn, Ryan Cartwright, Warren Christie, Azita Ghanizada

22. The Whistleblower (2010)

R | 112 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.2
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59 Metascore

A drama based on the experiences of Kathryn Bolkovac, a Nebraska cop who served as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia and outed the U.N. for covering up a sex scandal.

Writers: Larysa Kondracki, Eilis Kirwan | Director: Larysa Kondracki | Stars: Rachel Weisz, Monica Bellucci, Vanessa Redgrave, David Strathairn

23. Simon Birch (1998)

PG | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

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39 Metascore

A young boy with stunted growth is convinced that God has a great purpose for him.

Writers: Mark Steven Johnson, John Irving | Director: Mark Steven Johnson | Stars: Ian Michael Smith, Joseph Mazzello, Ashley Judd, Oliver Platt

24. Twisted (I) (2004)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.2
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26 Metascore

Jessica, whose father was a serial killer, is a police officer. While investigating a murder, she finds herself in the centre of her own investigation, when her former lovers start dying around her at a furious pace.

Writer: Sarah Thorp | Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Ashley Judd, Samuel L. Jackson, Andy Garcia, David Strathairn

25. Temple Grandin (2010 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama

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A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of the top scientists in the humane livestock handling industry.

Writers: Temple Grandin, Margaret Scariano, Christopher Monger, Merritt Johnson | Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Claire Danes, Julia Ormond, David Strathairn, Catherine O'Hara

26. Eight Men Out (1988)

PG | 119 min | Drama, History, Sport

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A dramatization of the Black Sox scandal when the underpaid Chicago White Sox accepted bribes to deliberately lose the 1919 World Series.

Writers: Eliot Asinof, John Sayles | Director: John Sayles | Stars: John Cusack, Clifton James, Michael Lerner, Christopher Lloyd

27. Miami Vice (1984–1990)

TV-14 | 48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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The adventures of the vice squad detectives of the Miami Police Department.

Creator: Anthony Yerkovich | Stars: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago, Olivia Brown

28. Silkwood (1983)

R | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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64 Metascore

The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing blatant worker safety violations at the plant.

Writers: Nora Ephron, Alice Arlen | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Cher, Craig T. Nelson

29. Bob Roberts (1992)

R | 102 min | Comedy

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A right-wing folksinger becomes a corrupt politician and runs a crooked election campaign. Only one independent muck-raking reporter is trying to stop him.

Writer: Tim Robbins | Director: Tim Robbins | Stars: Tim Robbins, Giancarlo Esposito, Alan Rickman, Ray Wise

30. At Close Range (1986)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama

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In 1978 rural Pennsylvania an absentee father is reacquainted with his estranged teenage sons and they become intrigued with romanticized life of crime.

Writers: Elliott Lewitt, Nicholas Kazan | Director: James Foley | Stars: Sean Penn, Christopher Walken, Mary Stuart Masterson, Chris Penn

31. Howl (2010)

R | 84 min | Biography, Drama

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63 Metascore

As Allen Ginsberg talks about his life and art, his most famous poem is illustrated in animation while the obscenity trial of the work is dramatized.

Writers: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: James Franco, Todd Rotondi, Jon Prescott, Aaron Tveit

32. The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)

R | 91 min | Biography, Drama

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64 Metascore

The story of Bettie Page, uber-successful 1950's pin-up model, one of the first sex icons in America, and the target of a Senate investigation (based on her bondage photos).

Writers: Mary Harron, Guinevere Turner | Director: Mary Harron | Stars: Gretchen Mol, Lili Taylor, Chris Bauer, Jared Harris

33. Home for the Holidays (1995)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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56 Metascore

After losing her job, making out with her soon-to-be former boss and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson faces spending the holiday with her family.

Writers: Chris Radant, W.D. Richter | Director: Jodie Foster | Stars: Holly Hunter, Anne Bancroft, Robert Downey Jr., Charles Durning

34. Cold Souls (2009)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

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69 Metascore

Paul is an actor who feels bogged down by his participation in a production of Chekov's play, Vanya.

Writer: Sophie Barthes | Director: Sophie Barthes | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Emily Watson, Dina Korzun, Armand Schultz

35. Matewan (1987)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History

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A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company.

Writer: John Sayles | Director: John Sayles | Stars: Chris Cooper, James Earl Jones, Mary McDonnell, Will Oldham

36. Harrison's Flowers (2000)

R | 121 min | Drama, Romance, War

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49 Metascore

When a Newsweek photojournalist disappears in war-torn Yugoslavia, his wife travels to Europe to find him.

Writers: Isabel Ellsen, Élie Chouraqui, Didier Le Pêcheur, Michael Katims | Director: Élie Chouraqui | Stars: Andie MacDowell, Scott Anton, Elias Koteas, Brendan Gleeson

37. Limbo (1999)

R | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

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Unconventional narrative about the interactions amongst a group of people in a small town in Alaska, each of whom has guards a secret.

Writer: John Sayles | Director: John Sayles | Stars: David Strathairn, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Vanessa Martinez, Hermínio Ramos

38. The Tempest (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.4
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43 Metascore

Shakespeare's epic play is translated from page to screen, with the gender of the main character, Prospero, changed from male to female.

Writers: Julie Taymor, William Shakespeare | Director: Julie Taymor | Stars: Helen Mirren, Felicity Jones, Djimon Hounsou, Russell Brand

39. Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012 TV Movie)

155 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.3
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A drama centered on the romance between Ernest Hemingway and WWII correspondent Martha Gellhorn, Hemingway's inspiration for For Whom the Bell Tolls and the only woman who ever asked for a divorce from the writer.

Writers: Jerry Stahl, Barbara Turner | Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Clive Owen, David Strathairn, Rodrigo Santoro

40. The Brother from Another Planet (1984)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

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A mute alien with the appearance of a black human is chased by outer-space bounty hunters through the streets of Harlem.

Writer: John Sayles | Director: John Sayles | Stars: Joe Morton, Daryl Edwards, Rosanna Carter, Ray Ramirez

41. Mother Night (1996)

R | 114 min | Drama, Romance, War

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An American spy behind the lines during WWII serves as a Nazi propagandist, a role he cannot escape in his future life as he can never reveal his real role in the war.

Writers: Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Robert B. Weide | Director: Keith Gordon | Stars: Nick Nolte, Sheryl Lee, Alan Arkin, Bernard Behrens

42. Passion Fish (1992)

R | 135 min | Drama

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May-Alice Culhane was a successful soap opera star, but a car accident has left her bound to a wheelchair. She returns to her now-empty family home in the bayous of Louisiana which she had ... See full summary »

Writer: John Sayles | Director: John Sayles | Stars: Mary McDonnell, Alfre Woodard, Angela Bassett, Lenore Banks

43. Losing Isaiah (1995)

R | 111 min | Drama

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The natural and adoptive mothers of a young boy are involved in a bitter, controversial custody battle.

Writers: Seth Margolis, Naomi Foner | Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal | Stars: Jessica Lange, Halle Berry, David Strathairn, Cuba Gooding Jr.

44. Iceman (1984)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

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An anthropologist who is part of an arctic exploration team discovers the body of a prehistoric Neanderthal man who is subsequently resuscitated. The researcher must then decide what to do ... See full summary »

Writers: Chip Proser, John Drimmer | Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Lindsay Crouse, John Lone, Josef Sommer

45. The View (1997– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Sherri Shepherd, Whoopi Goldberg, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Joy Behar

46. A Map of the World (1999)

R | 125 min | Drama

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65 Metascore

A woman's life falls apart after she's blamed for an accident on her property.

Writers: Jane Hamilton, Peter Hedges, Polly Platt | Director: Scott Elliott | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Julianne Moore, Dara Perlmutter, David Strathairn

47. Blue Car (2002)

R | 96 min | Drama

6.8
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76 Metascore

A troubled young woman is encouraged by a teacher to enter a poetry contest.

Writer: Karen Moncrieff | Director: Karen Moncrieff | Stars: David Strathairn, Agnes Bruckner, Margaret Colin, Frances Fisher

48. Dominick and Eugene (1988)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama

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Dominick and Eugene are twins, but Dominick is a little bit slow due do an accident in his youth. They live together, with Dominick working as garbage man to put Eugene through medical ... See full summary »

Writers: Corey Blechman, Danny Porfirio, Alvin Sargent | Director: Robert M. Young | Stars: Tom Hulce, Ray Liotta, Jamie Lee Curtis, Robert Levine

49. The Equalizer (1985–1989)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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A retired intelligence agent turned private detective helps various threatened clients to equalize the odds.

Creators: Richard Lindheim, Michael Sloan | Stars: Edward Woodward, Keith Szarabajka, Robert Lansing, Mark Margolis

50. Lost in Yonkers (1993)

PG | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

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In the summer of 1942 two young boys are sent to stay with their stern grandmother Kurnitz and their childlike aunt Bella in Yonkers, New York.

Writer: Neil Simon | Director: Martha Coolidge | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Mercedes Ruehl, Irene Worth, Brad Stoll