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1. The Killing (2011–2014)
Episode: Eden (2014)

TV-14 | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.3
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Linden and Holder's partnership spirals out of control as they are confronted with the shocking truth behind the Stansbury murders.

Creator: Veena Sud | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Gregg Henry, Tyler Ross

Votes: 923

2. The Killing (2011–2014)
Episode: Reckoning (2013)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.0
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Kallie's mother Danette Lutz is still looking for her and returns home to find Joe Mills waiting for her. He beats her and is long gone by the time the police arrive. The police do get a ... See full summary »

Creator: Veena Sud | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Elias Koteas, Hugh Dillon

Votes: 588

3. A Gifted Man (2011–2012)
Episode: In Case of Heart Failure (2012)

TV-PG | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.9
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Michael learns that a patient at the clinic has a special connection to Anna. (Frances Fisher guest stars)

Creator: Susannah Grant | Director: David Platt | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Jennifer Ehle, Margo Martindale, Pablo Schreiber

Votes: 75

4. Oz (1997–2003)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.8
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A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants.

Creator: Tom Fontana | Stars: Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen, Dean Winters

Votes: 63,322

5. Beah: A Black Woman Speaks (2003)

Documentary

8.7
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Director: LisaGay Hamilton | Stars: Beah Richards, Bill Cobbs, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee

Votes: 67

6. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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84 Metascore

A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.

Writers: Thomas Harris, Ted Tally | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kasi Lemmons

Votes: 837,705

7. I Thought I Told You to Shut Up!! (2015)

13 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

8.6
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In 1977, David Boswell created the comic book anti-hero Reid Fleming, the World's Toughest Milkman. More than 30 years later, the big screen Hollywood adaptation remains in contractual limbo. Narrated by Jonathan Demme.

Director: Charlie Tyrell | Stars: David Boswell, Jonathan Demme, Matt Groening, Kevin Pollak

Votes: 41

8. The Complex Sessions (1994)

30 min | Short, Music

8.6
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Jonathan Demme documentary of Neil Young and Crazy Horse performing 4 songs from the album "Sleeps With Angels."

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Ralph Molina, Frank 'Pancho' Sampedro, Billy Talbot, Neil Young

Votes: 70

9. A Gifted Man (2011–2012)
Episode: In Case of Co-Dependants (2012)

TV-PG | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.6
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When a spoiled pop star comes to Holt Neuro experiencing unusual symptoms, and a young girl at the Clinica exhibits similar symptoms on the same day, it forces both teams of doctors to try ... See full summary »

Creator: Susannah Grant | Director: Eriq La Salle | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Jennifer Ehle, Margo Martindale, Pablo Schreiber

Votes: 54

10. Oz (1997–2003)
Episode: Gray Matter (2000)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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As Querns implements his new course of action, the dynamics of Em City start to change, causing friction with Officer Murphy. Beecher falls deeper into depression as he wonders about the fate of his children.

Creator: Tom Fontana | Director: Brian Cox | Stars: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ernie Hudson, Terry Kinney, Rita Moreno

Votes: 431

11. Stop Making Sense (1984)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Music

8.4
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89 Metascore

An innovative concert movie for the rock group The Talking Heads.

Writers: Jonathan Demme, Talking Heads | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: David Byrne, Bernie Worrell, Alex Weir, Steven Scales

Votes: 7,954

12. Alive from Off Center (1984–1991)

8.4
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An avant-garde omnibus that features works by off-the-wall artists in many different disciplines.

Stars: Laurie Anderson, Eric Bogosian, Spalding Gray, Ann Magnuson

Votes: 37

13. Trying Times (1987– )
Episode: A Family Tree (1987)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Writers: Beth Henley, Budge Threlkeld | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, John Stockwell, Hope Lange, David Byrne

Votes: 7

14. At the Movies (2004– )

30 min | Talk-Show

8.3
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Following the 18-year success of their reviews on The Movie Show (1986), renowned Australian critics and film supporters David Stratton and Margaret Pomeranz take to a new show, where each ... See full summary »

Stars: David Stratton, Margaret Pomeranz, Judith Lucy, Jason di Rosso

Votes: 145

15. Inside Story: The Silence of the Lambs (2010 TV Movie)

91 min | Documentary

8.3
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Writer: Anthony Uro | Stars: Jonathan Demme, Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins

Votes: 45

16. A Gifted Man (2011–2012)
Episode: In Case of Missed Communication (2011)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.3
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Dr. Barnes and Dr. Sykora save a man on a bus who turns out to have a DNR order. Meanwhile, Rita's son has a motorcycle accident that reveals an existing medical condition.

Creator: Susannah Grant | Director: Donna Deitch | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Jennifer Ehle, Margo Martindale, Pablo Schreiber

Votes: 54

17. The Killing (2011–2014)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A police investigation, the saga of a grieving family, and a Seattle mayoral campaign all interlock after the body of 17-year-old Rosie Larsen is found in the trunk of a submerged car.

Creator: Veena Sud | Stars: Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Billy Campbell, Liam James

Votes: 64,126

18. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.2
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The famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Creator: Lorne Michaels | Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Seth Meyers

Votes: 31,862

19. Columbo (1971–2003)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Los Angeles homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo uses his humble ways and disingenuous demeanor to winkle out even the most well-concealed of crimes.

Stars: Peter Falk, Mike Lally, John Finnegan, Bruce Kirby

Votes: 18,511

20. Power Vision - Pop Galerie (1995– )

55 min | Documentary, Music

8.2
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Ray Cokes talks to high profile musical guests and then we hear them playing live in front of a televised audience.

Stars: Elton John, Lauryn Hill, George Michael, George Harrison

Votes: 5

21. A Gifted Man (2011–2012)
Episode: In Case of Blind Spots (2012)

TV-PG | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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Michael saves a man from drowning and learns his identity is a mystery.

Creator: Susannah Grant | Director: Peter Leto | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Jennifer Ehle, Margo Martindale, Pablo Schreiber

Votes: 53

22. Blood Brothers: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band (2000 Video)

90 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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Director: Ernie Fritz | Stars: Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan, Barbara Carr, Bob Clearmountain

Votes: 184

23. Enlightened (2011–2013)
Episode: Lonely Ghosts (2011)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Five takes on being alone. Amy has a nightmare and calls Levi for comfort. Tyler stays late with Amy to help her wade through a pile of data, and he lets his feelings show. Dougie ... See full summary »

Creators: Mike White, Laura Dern | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Laura Dern, Luke Wilson, Diane Ladd, Sarah Burns

Votes: 113

24. Enlightened (2011–2013)
Episode: Sandy (2011)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Sorting out friendship and expectations. Amy is over the moon: her friend Sandy, whom she met in rehab, is coming to town for a few days to teach a yoga seminar. Amy picks Sandy up at the ... See full summary »

Creators: Mike White, Laura Dern | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Laura Dern, Luke Wilson, Diane Ladd, Sarah Burns

Votes: 123

25. Hitchcock: Shadow of a Genius (1999 TV Movie)

101 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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This documentary is a fascinating look at the cinematic genius of Alfred Hitchcock. Briefly covering much of his early British works, the film primarily focuses on his American classics, ... See full summary »

Writer: Ted Haimes | Director: Ted Haimes | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Jonathan Demme, Alfred Hitchcock, Joseph Stefano

Votes: 489

26. Jonathan Demme & Jodie Foster: Making 'The Silence of the Lambs' (2005 Video)

27 min | Documentary, Short

7.9
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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Jonathan Demme, Jodie Foster

Votes: 19

27. Sodankylä Forever (2010– )
Episode: Elokuvan vuosisata (2010)

90 min | Documentary

7.9
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Writer: Peter von Bagh | Director: Peter von Bagh | Stars: Peter von Bagh, Milos Forman, Marlen Khutsiev, Robert Parrish

Votes: 17

28. A Gifted Man (2011–2012)
Episode: In Case of All Hell Breaking Loose (2011)

TV-PG | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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Michael works double duty trying to save a pregnant personal friend he recently diagnosed with a brain tumor and a little boy with sickle cell disease.

Creator: Susannah Grant | Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Jennifer Ehle, Margo Martindale, Pablo Schreiber

Votes: 67

29. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.8
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Acclaimed interviewer and broadcast journalist, Charlie Rose, engages the world's newsmakers in one-on-one interviews and discussions.

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

Votes: 557

30. Neil Young: Heart of Gold (2006)

PG | 103 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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85 Metascore

A film shot over during a two-night performance by Neil Young at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Neil Young, Emmylou Harris, Pegi Young, Ben Keith

Votes: 2,487

31. P.O.V. (1988– )

Documentary

7.8
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Creator: Marc Weiss | Stars: Angela Davis, Deann Borshay, Peter Dinklage, Bayard Rustin

Votes: 93

32. Swimming to Cambodia (1987)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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68 Metascore

Spalding Gray tells about his participation in the film, "The Killing Fields" & the background story about the troubles of Cambodia.

Writer: Spalding Gray | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Spalding Gray, Sam Waterston, Ira Wheeler

Votes: 1,622

33. Joe Bob's Drive-In Theater (1987– )

Unrated | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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Host Joe Bob Briggs hosts B-grade flicks on the movie channel, giving background information about each one.

Stars: John Bloom, Cynthia Brimhall, Dona Speir, Roberta Vasquez

Votes: 223

34. Neil Young Trunk Show (2009)

82 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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83 Metascore

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Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Anthony Crawford, Ben Keith, Ralph Molina, Rick Rosas

Votes: 82

35. Philadelphia (1993)

PG-13 | 125 min | Drama

7.7
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66 Metascore

When a man with AIDS is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.

Writer: Ron Nyswaner | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell, Buzz Kilman

Votes: 173,072

36. Adaptation. (2002)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean for the screen.

Writers: Susan Orlean, Charlie Kaufman, Donald Kaufman | Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Tilda Swinton

Votes: 138,773

37. Film 2016 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.7
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Stars: Danny Leigh, Claudia Winkleman, Jonathan Ross, Barry Norman

Votes: 363

38. Red Hot and Blue (1990 TV Movie)

88 min | Music

7.7
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Contemporary pop performers reinterpreting several songs of Cole Porter, in music videos directed by established directors.

Directors: Percy Adlon, David Byrne, Alex Cox, Jonathan Demme, Philippe Gautier, Jim Jarmusch, Neil Jordan, Edward Lachman, Adelle Lutz, John Maybury, Steve McLean, Sandy McLeod, Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Zak Ove, Mark Pellington, Roger Pomphrey, Matthew Rolston, John Scarlett-Davies, Wim Wenders | Stars: Afrika Bambaataa, Bono, David Byrne, Neneh Cherry

Votes: 129

39. Trying Times (1987– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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A half-hour sitcom anthology on PBS, about people who are struggling with the daily routines of life.

Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Candice Bergen, Teri Garr, Spalding Gray

Votes: 38

40. Burning Down the House: The Story of CBGB (2009)

Documentary

7.7
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An East Village performance space fought against the Bowery homeless shelter who threatened to shut them down. Some of the most iconic figures in music have performed here.

Director: Mandy Stein | Stars: Dicky Barrett, Michael Bloomberg, Clem Burke, David Byrne

Votes: 41

41. The Pretenders: Greatest Hits (2000 Video)

120 min | Documentary, Music

7.7
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Directors: Derek Burbidge, Jonathan Demme, Daniel Kleinman, Mary Lambert, Don Letts, David Mallet, Tim Pope, Mark Robinson, Zanna | Stars: Chrissie Hynde, Rosanna Arquette, Bono, Ali Campbell

Votes: 32

42. American Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: Who Am I This Time? (1982)

TV-PG | 53 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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From a short story by Kurt Vonnegut. Christopher Walken is a shy hardware store employee. But whenever he takes a part in a local amateur theater production, he becomes the part completely-... See full summary »

Writers: Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Neal Miller | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Christopher Walken, Robert Ridgely, Dorothy Patterson

Votes: 605

43. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Stars: Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson, Elizabeth Franz

Votes: 128

44. The Center (2015)

72 min | Drama

7.6
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An intense, boldly cinematic new vision which focuses on a cult-like group and the vulnerable young man who becomes involved in their agenda.

Writer: Charlie Griak | Director: Charlie Griak | Stars: Matt Cici, Judd Einan, Amanda Day, Ramon Pabon

Votes: 36

45. Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (2011)

R | 95 min | Documentary

7.6
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A documentary on DIY producer/director Roger Corman and his alternative approach to making movies in Hollywood.

Writer: Alex Stapleton | Director: Alex Stapleton | Stars: Roger Corman, Martin Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino, Paul W.S. Anderson

Votes: 1,674

46. The Directors (1997– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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Stars: Harrison Ford, Dave Mann, Tom Hanks, Rod Steiger

Votes: 142

47. Right to Return: New Home Movies from the Lower 9th Ward (2007 TV Mini-Series)

22 min | Documentary

7.6
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Votes: 8

48. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Murder Under Glass (1978)

75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Food critic Paul Gerard, who has been extorting money from restaurant owners in exchange for good reviews, murders one when threatened with exposure.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Peter Falk, Louis Jourdan, Shera Danese, Richard Dysart

Votes: 1,000

49. Enlightened (2011–2013)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A self-destructive woman who has a spiritual awakening becomes determined to live an enlightened life, creating havoc at home and work.

Creators: Laura Dern, Mike White | Stars: Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Sarah Burns, Luke Wilson

Votes: 5,275

50. The Agronomist (2003)

PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.5
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82 Metascore

The true story of Jean Dominique, a Haitian radio journalist and human rights activist.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Jean Dominique, Aboudja, Ronald Reagan

Votes: 795