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1. The Sopranos (1999–2007)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama

9.3
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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

2. House M.D. (2004–2012)

TV-14 | 44 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

3. Lincoln@Gettysburg (2013 TV Movie)

Documentary, History

8.9
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An examination of how President Abraham Lincoln used contemporary telecommunications to his maximum advantage in the American Civil War.

Directors: William Kerr, Peter Schnall | Stars: Anthony Aroya, Robert Broski, David Corradetti, Slade Demarco

4. House M.D. (2004–2012)
Episode: Lockdown (2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery

8.8
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When a newborn disappears from the nursery, Princeton Plainsboro goes on lockdown, preventing anyone from entering, leaving or moving within the hospital. While House and his team members ... See full summary »

Writers: David Shore, Russel Friend, Garrett Lerner, Peter Blake, Eli Attie | Director: Hugh Laurie | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Lisa Edelstein, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard

5. Miami Vice (1984–1990)
Episode: Out Where the Buses Don't Run (1985)

TV-14 | Action, Crime, Drama

8.8
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Crockett and Tubbs stake out a drug dealer, an investigation that is being helped along by an ex-cop that seems to know a bit too much about the case.

Creator: Anthony Yerkovich | Director: Jim Johnston | Stars: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago, Michael Talbott

6. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Episode: All Happy Families (2004)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Feech makes a pain of himself by trying to return to his past glory. Carmela tries to work with Anthony's teacher to rein in the out-of-control son.

Writers: David Chase, Toni Kalem | Director: Rodrigo García | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

7. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Episode: Cold Cuts (2004)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Chris and cousin Tony do some digging to make sure old secrets stay buried, while Janice puts her marriage in jeopardy with her fierce temper.

Writers: David Chase, Robin Green, Mitchell Burgess | Director: Mike Figgis | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

8. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Episode: Sentimental Education (2004)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Carmela has another furtive romance collapse, while Tony B. throws away a chance to turn his life around.

Writers: David Chase, Matthew Weiner | Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

9. G4 Presents Comic Con 2012 Live (2012 TV Movie)

News

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Stars: John Barrowman, Candace Bailey, Kumail Nanjiani, Matt Mira

10. Temple Grandin (2010 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama

8.4
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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

11. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Dashiell Hammett: Detective, Writer (1999)

Documentary, Biography, History

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Director: Joshua Waletzky | Stars: David Strathairn, Kathleen Turner

12. 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 - one strait-laced, one brutal, and one 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

13. Kingdom Come (2011)

87 min | Documentary, Drama

8.3
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Chronicling first-time filmmaker Daniel Gillies' struggle to finance his independent feature film, Broken Kingdom, and featuring other filmmakers' stories of their own adventures in indie cinema.

Writers: Paiman Kalayeh, John Lyons Murphy | Directors: Paiman Kalayeh, John Lyons Murphy | Stars: Selma Blair, Edward Burns, Bruce Campbell, Seymour Cassel

14. Monk (2002–2009)
Episode: Mr. Monk and the Genius (2008)

TV-PG | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Brilliant chess grandmaster Patrick Kloster's wife Linda Kloster goes to Monk saying that her husband is planning to murder her, and she wants him caught posthumously.

Creator: Andy Breckman | Director: Michael W. Watkins | Stars: Tony Shalhoub, Traylor Howard, Jason Gray-Stanford, Ted Levine

15. Alphas (2011–2012)
Episode: Original Sin (2011)

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.3
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Dr. Rosen (David Strathairn) and his team must decide who to trust when Red Flag, led by Stanton Parish (guest star John Pyper-Ferguson), escalates the war on the Department of Defense.

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

16. The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

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

8.1
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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

17. The American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Joe Morton

18. Alphas (2011–2012)
Episode: God's Eye (2012)

TV-14 | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.1
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Separated from the team and haunted by vivid hallucinations of his daughter, Dani, an injured and increasingly desperate Doctor Rosen seeks a final confrontation with Alpha leader Stanton Parish.

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

19. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer (2009)

Documentary, History

8.1
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This biography presents a complex and revealing portrait of one of America's most influential scientists.

Writer: David Grubin | Director: David Grubin | Stars: Harold Agnew, Jeremy Bernstein, Robert Christy, Michael Cumpsty

20. Alphas (2011–2012)
Episode: The Unusual Suspects (2011)

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

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Dr. Rosen's alpha group is abducted by Nathan because he suspects one of them is a Red Flag conspirator.

Creators: Zak Penn, Michael Karnow | Director: J. Miller Tobin | Stars: David Strathairn, Ryan Cartwright, Warren Christie, Azita Ghanizada

21. Monk (2002–2009)

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

8.0
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Adrian Monk is a brilliant San Francisco detective, whose obsessive compulsive disorder just happens to get in the way.

Stars: Tony Shalhoub, Jason Gray-Stanford, Ted Levine, Traylor Howard

22. Alphas (2011–2012)
Episode: Blind Spot (2011)

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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As the Alpha team attempts to interrogate an alpha doctor, who wants to create more alphas, an invisible alpha attempts to abduct him. Dr. Rosen struggles to determine who is the more dangerous.

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

23. Alphas (2011–2012)
Episode: Catch and Release (2011)

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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The alpha team rescues an alpha from a group of hooded thugs, then discover she is a former associate of Dr. Rosen who wants nothing to do with him.

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

24. Alphas (2011–2012)
Episode: Gods and Monsters (2012)

TV-14 | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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When Jason Miller returns to school, he uses his newly-enhanced Alpha ability to form a neural network of classmates who bend to his will. Rosen begrudgingly agrees to team up with Stanton Parish to get Jason to release his mind slaves.

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

25. Alphas (2011–2012)
Episode: If Memory Serves (2012)

TV-14 | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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It's Midnight Run, Alphas-style as Hicks and Kat transport a valuable Parish asset: a babbling, off-his-nuts memory sponge Alpha named Roland. Roland just might hold the strategic intel ... See full summary »

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

26. Alphas (2011–2012)
Episode: Need to Know (2012)

TV-14 | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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When Rosen kidnaps and interrogates an Alpha prisoner, the team wonders how far Rosen will go in seeking revenge for the death of his daughter.

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

27. Alphas (2011–2012)
Episode: Wake Up Call (2012)

TV-14 | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

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The alphas rescue Dr. Rosen's estranged alpha daughter from an assassin. She carries a carefully coded message stolen from Red Flag. But Dr. Rosen suspects it's a ruse which leads him to take precipitous action.

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

28. Matewan (1987)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History

7.9
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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

29. Matadors (2010 TV Movie)

Drama

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Two wealthy families in Chicago find themselves in an on-going struggle of pride and power.

Writer: Jack Orman | Director: Yves Simoneau | Stars: Michael Rooker, Michelle Borth, Jonathan Scarfe, Stephen Lang

30. Kisses Over Babylon (2009)

9 min | Short, Drama, Musical

7.9
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In a technology-less future more akin to the gold-rush era than the 21st century, amidst a devastating drought in California, the film follows our protagonist, Edward, through a ... See full summary »

Writers: Alex Ebert, Isaiah Seret | Directors: Isaiah Seret, Alex Ebert | Stars: Jasmine Albuquerque, Alex Ebert, Jahsua Johnson, Sandy Martin

31. Alphas (2011–2012)
Episode: Alpha Dogs (2012)

TV-14 | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.9
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An investigation leads Harken and Hicks to go undercover in a secret, underground Alphas-only Fight Club where they meet "Kat", an energetic fellow Alpha whose can instantly memorize any physical or mental skill.

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

32. Alphas (2011–2012)
Episode: The Devil Will Drag You Under (2012)

TV-14 | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.9
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When Hicks turns defector and beginning working for Parish, Rosen and the team can only wonder: has Hicks truly turned, or is he playing a deeper game involving Dani?

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

33. Alphas (2011–2012)
Episode: When Push Comes to Shove (2012)

TV-14 | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.9
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The Team investigates an Alpha-related crime spree leading to one of their own, who is in the midst of a dangerous emotional breakdown. Our Team races to stop them before they hurt themself or someone else.

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

34. Wiseguy (1987–1990)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Vinnie Terranova does time in a New Jersey penitentiary to set up his undercover role as an agent for the OCB (Organized Crime Bureau) of the United States. His roots in a traditional ... See full summary »

Creators: Stephen J. Cannell, Frank Lupo | Stars: Jonathan Banks, Jim Byrnes, Ken Wahl, Dwight Koss

35. Alphas (2011–2012)
Episode: Alphaville (2012)

TV-14 | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.8
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Rosen and his team travel to a remote village of Alphas to ask Skylar Adams to look into the function of the photo stimulator. But Parish has people in the village, and soon the lives of both Skylar and her daughter, Zoe, are in jeopardy.

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

36. Alphas (2011–2012)
Episode: Falling (2012)

TV-14 | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

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Kat goes undercover to investigate the source of a street drug that makes its user invincible, while Rosen works to confirm his suspicions about Dani's being an informant for Parish. Meanwhile, Hicks suspects that his son may be an Alpha.

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

37. Alphas (2011–2012)
Episode: Rosetta (2011)

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

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During a raid against Red Flag an unknown Alpha is discovered. Gary bonds heavily with her while the rest of the team tries to define the extent of their enemies reach.

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

38. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Willa Cather: The Road Is All (2005)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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This documentary tells the story of a woman who invented herself from scratch. As a child, Willa Cather was taken from her comfortable home in Virginia into the wild Nebraska frontier--a ... See full summary »

Writer: Christine Lesiak | Director: Joel Geyer | Stars: Joan Acocella, Willa Cather, Richard Giannone, Vivian Gornick

39. 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

40. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

41. The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd (1987–1991)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Molly Dodd was a mid-30s, divorced woman living in New York and facing the comedy and drama of a widely changing career, difficulties of apartment living, love life and its consequences, and so on.

Creator: Jay Tarses | Stars: Blair Brown, James Greene, Allyn Ann McLerie, William Converse-Roberts

42. The Supreme Court (2007– )

History

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Stars: David Strathairn, Charles Aldrich, C.R. Anderson, John Anderson

43. MovieReal: We Are Marshall (2006 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Writer: Richard Brehm | Director: Michael Meadows | Stars: Arlen Escarpeta, Matthew Fox, Basil Iwanyk, January Jones

44. Alphas (2011–2012)
Episode: Bill and Gary's Excellent Adventure (2011)

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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Bill and Gary pursue an outside case, putting their Alpha powers to the ultimate test. Featuring guest star Alaina Huffman.

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

45. Alphas (2011–2012)
Episode: Life After Death (2012)

TV-14 | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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How does one grieve and move on from a terrible loss? Everyone's process is different. Dani's shocking death at the hands of Parish leaves Rosen and the team grasping for lifelines.

Creators: Zak Penn, Michael Karnow | Director: J. Miller Tobin | Stars: David Strathairn, Ryan Cartwright, Warren Christie, Azita Ghanizada

46. 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

47. Day One (1989 TV Movie)

141 min | Drama, History

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Hungarian physicist Leo Szilard leaves Europe, eventually arriving in the United States. With the help of Einstein, he persuades the government to build an atomic bomb. The project is given... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Wyden, David W. Rintels | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Brian Dennehy, David Strathairn, Michael Tucker, Hume Cronyn

48. Freedom Song (2000 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 112 min | Drama

7.6
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Writers: Phil Alden Robinson, Stanley Weiser | Director: Phil Alden Robinson | Stars: Danny Glover, Vicellous Reon Shannon, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Loretta Devine

49. Big Apple (2001– )

60 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

7.6
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The FBI and the New York Police Department battle to keep the mob from taking a bite out of the Big Apple.

Stars: Ed O'Neill, Kim Dickens, Michael Madsen, Jeffrey Pierce

50. Alphas (2011–2012)
Episode: Gaslight (2012)

TV-14 | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.6
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A powerful Alpha seems to have lost his mind and is attacking people at a hospital forcing, but as the team tracks him down they each begin to lose touch with reality. Guest stars Lauren ... See full summary »

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