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1. Family Guy (1999– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy | Active

8.4
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In a wacky Rhode Island town, a dysfunctional family strive to cope with everyday life as they are thrown from one crazy scenario to another.

Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

2. New Girl (2011– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

7.9
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After a bad break-up, Jess, an offbeat young woman, moves into an apartment loft with three single men. Although they find her behavior very unusual, the men support her - most of the time.

Stars: Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield, Hannah Simone, Zooey Deschanel

3. Saving Private Ryan (1998)

R | 169 min | Action, Drama, War

8.6
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90 Metascore

Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

Writer: Robert Rodat | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns

4. Law & Order (1990–2010)

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

7.6
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The show follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points. The first half of the show concentrates on the investigation of the crime by the police, the second half follows the prosecution of the crime in court.

Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina, S. Epatha Merkerson

5. Snatch. (2000)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime

8.4
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55 Metascore

Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers, and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond.

Writer: Guy Ritchie | Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Jason Statham, Brad Pitt, Benicio Del Toro, Dennis Farina

6. What Happens in Vegas (2008)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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36 Metascore

A man and a woman are compelled, for legal reasons, to live life as a couple for a limited period of time. At stake is a large amount of money.

Writer: Dana Fox | Director: Tom Vaughan | Stars: Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher, Rob Corddry, Lake Bell

7. Justice League (2001–2006)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.6
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Seven of the most formidable heroes form arguably the most powerful team ever.

Creator: Gardner Fox | Stars: Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr, Kevin Conroy

8. Miami Vice (1984–1990)

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

7.5
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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

9. Manhunter (1986)

R | 119 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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78 Metascore

An F.B.I. specialist tracks a serial killer who appears to select his victims at random.

Writers: Thomas Harris, Michael Mann | Director: Michael Mann | Stars: William Petersen, Kim Greist, Joan Allen, Brian Cox

10. Authors Anonymous (2014)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy

4.4
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16 Metascore

When a dysfunctional group of unpublished writers accept Hannah into their fold, the last thing they expect is her overnight success. Can these lovable misfits achieve their artistic dreams and avoid killing one another in the process?

Writer: David Congalton | Director: Ellie Kanner | Stars: Kaley Cuoco, Tricia Helfer, Jonathan Bennett, Teri Polo

11. Out of Sight (1998)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.1
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85 Metascore

A career bank robber breaks out of jail and shares a moment of mutual attraction with a US Marshall he has kidnapped.

Writers: Elmore Leonard, Scott Frank | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: George Clooney, Jennifer Lopez, Ving Rhames, Steve Zahn

12. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996– )

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

8.9
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America's top fake news show.

Creators: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg | Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

13. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)

25 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

8.0
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Tales of horror based on the gruesome EC horror comics of the 1950's.

Stars: John Kassir, Roy Brocksmith, Miguel Ferrer, Cam Clarke

14. Little Big League (1994)

PG | 119 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

6.0
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A young boy is bequeathed the ownership of a professional baseball team.

Writers: Gregory K. Pincus, Adam Scheinman | Director: Andrew Scheinman | Stars: Luke Edwards, Timothy Busfield, John Ashton, Ashley Crow

15. Bottle Shock (2008)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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56 Metascore

The story of the early days of California wine making featuring the now infamous, blind Paris wine tasting of 1976 that has come to be known as "Judgment of Paris".

Writers: Jody Savin, Randall Miller, Ross Schwartz, Lannette Pabon | Director: Randall Miller | Stars: Chris Pine, Alan Rickman, Bill Pullman, Hal B. Klein

16. Thief (1981)

R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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78 Metascore

Becoming closer to his dream of leading a normal life, a professional safecracker agrees to do a job for the mafia, who have other plans for him.

Writers: Frank Hohimer, Michael Mann | Director: Michael Mann | Stars: James Caan, Tuesday Weld, Willie Nelson, James Belushi

17. Remington Steele (1982–1987)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.3
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The cases of a female private detective partnered with a former thief who assumes the role of a fictitious detective in the business.

Creators: Robert Butler, Michael Gleason | Stars: Stephanie Zimbalist, Pierce Brosnan, Doris Roberts, James Read

18. Midnight Run (1988)

R | 126 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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78 Metascore

An accountant is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia after jumping bail.

Writer: George Gallo | Director: Martin Brest | Stars: Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Yaphet Kotto, John Ashton

19. Get Shorty (1995)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.9
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82 Metascore

A mobster travels to Hollywood to collect a debt and discovers that the movie business is much the same as his current job.

Writers: Elmore Leonard, Scott Frank | Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, Danny DeVito, John Travolta

20. China Beach (1988–1991)

120 min | Drama, War

8.2
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A drama series set at an American base during the Vietnam War. Rather than focusing on the battle scenes that made up most other portrayals of the war, this show looked at the everyday ... See full summary »

Stars: Dana Delany, Michael Boatman, Robert Picardo, Concetta Tomei

21. Another Stakeout (1993)

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

5.4
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Prankster cops Chris and Bill are joined by a Gina from the DA's office to stakeout a lakeside home.

Writer: Jim Kouf | Director: John Badham | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez, Rosie O'Donnell, Dennis Farina

22. Reindeer Games (2000)

R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.7
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37 Metascore

After assuming his dead cellmate's identity to get with his girlfriend, an ex-con finds himself the reluctant participant in a casino heist.

Writer: Ehren Kruger | Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Ben Affleck, Gary Sinise, Charlize Theron, James Frain

23. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992– )

TV-14 | 62 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

5.3
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After Johnny Carson's retirement from the show, Jay Leno stepped in as his permanent replacement. The format of the show has remained largely unchanged, consisting primarily of an opening ... See full summary »

Stars: Jay Leno, Kevin Eubanks, Rickey Minor, Wally Wingert

24. Big Trouble (2002)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.5
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47 Metascore

The lives of several Miami denizens, from ad agents to gunrunners to street thugs to law enforcement to school-children, intersect with humorous and dangerous results.

Writers: Dave Barry, Robert Ramsey, Matthew Stone | Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Tim Allen, Rene Russo, Stanley Tucci, Tom Sizemore

25. Luck (2011–2012)

52 min | Drama, Sport

7.7
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A TV series centered around characters who are tied to the same horse-racing track.

Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Dennis Farina, John Ortiz, Richard Kind

26. Eddie (1996)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Sport

5.0
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Eddie is a New York limo driver and a fanatical follower of the New York Knicks professional basketball team. The team is struggling with a mediocre record when, in mid-season, "Wild Bill" ... See full summary »

Writers: Steve Zacharias, Jeff Buhai, Jon Connolly, David Loucka, Eric Champnella, Keith Mitchell | Director: Steve Rash | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Frank Langella, Dennis Farina, Richard Jenkins

27. Hunter (1984–1991)

48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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Detective Sergeant Rick Hunter and his partner, Sergeant Dee Dee McCall, are homicide investigators with the Los Angeles Police Department. Often they must go undercover to catch a variety ... See full summary »

Creator: Frank Lupo | Stars: Fred Dryer, Stepfanie Kramer, Charles Hallahan, Perry Cook

28. Striking Distance (1993)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

5.7
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Coming from a police family, Tom Hardy ends up fighting his uncle after the murder of his father. Tom believes the killer is another cop, and goes on the record with his allegations. Demoted then to river duty, the killer taunts Tom.

Writers: Rowdy Herrington, Marty Kaplan | Director: Rowdy Herrington | Stars: Bruce Willis, Sarah Jessica Parker, Dennis Farina, Tom Sizemore

29. Knucklehead (2010)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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24 Metascore

After con artist Eddie Sullivan (Feuerstein) incurs a large debt with a local criminal ringleader, he creates a get-rich-quick scheme and enlists a sweet gentle giant named Walter (Wight) ... See full summary »

Writers: Bear Aderhold, Tom Sullivan, Adam Rifkin | Director: Michael W. Watkins | Stars: Mark Feuerstein, Melora Hardin, Paul Wight, Dennis Farina

30. Romeo Is Bleeding (1993)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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Detective Jack Grimaldi (Gary Oldman) takes us through his shattered life after encountering the most deadly (and deceptive) criminal he has ever had to deal with. It doesn't help that ... See full summary »

Writer: Hilary Henkin | Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Gary Oldman, Lena Olin, Wallace Wood, Juliette Lewis

31. You Kill Me (2007)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.5
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64 Metascore

While drying out on the West Coast, an alcoholic hit man befriends a tart-tongued woman who might just come in handy when it's time for him to return to Buffalo and settle some old scores.

Writers: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely | Director: John Dahl | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Téa Leoni, Luke Wilson, Dennis Farina

32. Paparazzi (2004)

PG-13 | 84 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.8
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38 Metascore

A rising Hollywood actor decides to take personal revenge against a group of four persistent photographers to make them pay for almost causing a personal tragedy involving his wife and son.

Writer: Forry Smith | Director: Paul Abascal | Stars: Cole Hauser, Robin Tunney, Dennis Farina, Daniel Baldwin

33. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Bob Hope, Skitch Henderson

34. Crime Story (1986–1988)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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The saga of a Chicago police detective's efforts to stop a young hood's ruthless rise in the ranks of organized crime.

Creators: Chuck Adamson, Gustave Reininger | Stars: Dennis Farina, Bill Smitrovich, Steve Ryan, Billy Campbell

35. Unsolved Mysteries (1987– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.3
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Reality based TV series that combines dramatic re-enactments with interviews to tell stories of REAL mysteries.

Stars: Robert Stack, Dennis Farina, Keely Shaye Smith, Christopher Chacon

36. Stealing Harvard (2002)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

5.0
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25 Metascore

A middle-class man turns to a life of crime in order to finance his niece's first year at Harvard University.

Writers: Martin Hynes, Peter Tolan | Director: Bruce McCulloch | Stars: Jason Lee, Tom Green, Leslie Mann, Megan Mullally

37. Hardcastle and McCormick (1983–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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A retired judge and his last defendant follow up on cases that were dismissed due to technicalities.

Creators: Patrick Hasburgh, Stephen J. Cannell | Stars: Brian Keith, Daniel Hugh Kelly, John Hancock, Mary Jackson

38. The Mod Squad (1999)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

4.1
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16 Metascore

Three minor delinquints (Danes, Ribisi, and Epps) are recruited by a cop (Farina) working undercover to bust a cop/drug ring. When the officer who recruited them is killed, they go above ... See full summary »

Writers: Buddy Ruskin, Stephen Kay, Scott Silver, Kate Lanier | Director: Scott Silver | Stars: Claire Danes, Omar Epps, Giovanni Ribisi, Dennis Farina

39. Empire Falls (2005 TV Movie)

197 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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A decaying New England town is the backdrop for its unique citizens, lead by unassuming restaurant manager Miles Roby.

Writer: Richard Russo | Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Ed Harris, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Helen Hunt, Paul Newman

40. The Grand (2007)

R | 104 min | Comedy

6.0
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57 Metascore

An improvisational comedy using a handful of actors playing characters competing in an actual poker tournament.

Writers: Zak Penn, Matt Bierman | Director: Zak Penn | Stars: Woody Harrelson, David Cross, Dennis Farina, Cheryl Hines

41. Law & Order: Trial by Jury (2005–2006)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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The series shows the workings of the judicial system, beginning with the arraignment and continuing through the lawyers process of building a case, investigating leads and preparing witnesses and defendants for trial.

Stars: Bebe Neuwirth, Amy Carlson, Kirk Acevedo, Fred Dalton Thompson

42. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Add a Plot

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

43. Code of Silence (1985)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.

Writers: Michael Butler, Dennis Shryack, Mike Gray | Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Chuck Norris, Henry Silva, Bert Remsen, Mike Genovese

44. Bella Mafia (1997 TV Movie)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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When Sofia marries into a Mafia family, she doesn't know what she's getting into. When her husband, all her brothers-in-law, and her father-in-law are murdered by a rival family, Sofia, her... See full summary »

Writer: Lynda La Plante | Director: David Greene | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Dennis Farina, Nastassja Kinski, Jennifer Tilly

45. Sidewalks of New York (2001)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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49 Metascore

The interlocking lives and loves of six New Yorkers.

Writer: Edward Burns | Director: Edward Burns | Stars: Edward Burns, Heather Graham, Penny Balfour, Michael Leydon Campbell

46. That Old Feeling (1997)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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A bride's divorced parents find their old feelings for each other during the wedding reception and over the course of the next few days upsetting the newlywed's honeymoon.

Writer: Leslie Dixon | Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: Bette Midler, Dennis Farina, Paula Marshall, Gail O'Grady

47. Purple Violets (2007)

103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Patti Petalson (Blair) struggles with the pressure of becoming the next important American writer.

Writer: Edward Burns | Director: Edward Burns | Stars: Annette Arnold, Selma Blair, James Biberi, Edward Burns

48. Dinner for Five (2001– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.2
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Actor/Director Jon Favreau hosts an evening with four Hollywood friends (four different people or combinations of people each episode), who casually discuss the craft of acting and the ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Favreau, Faizon Love, Kevin James, Peter Berg

49. The Last Rites of Joe May (2011)

107 min | Drama

6.9
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64 Metascore

THE LAST RITES OF JOE MAY chronicles the last days in the life of Joe May, an aging, short money hustler who always believed that a glorious destiny awaited him around every corner. Now in ... See full summary »

Writer: Joe Maggio | Director: Joe Maggio | Stars: Dennis Farina, Matt DeCaro, Meredith Droeger, Jamie Anne Allman

50. Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (1986)

R | 97 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.1
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After severely burning himself in a drug incident, a comedian has a near death experience in which he reviews his life.

Writers: Rocco Urbisci, Paul Mooney, Richard Pryor | Director: Richard Pryor | Stars: Richard Pryor, Debbie Allen, Art Evans, Fay Hauser