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1. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000– )

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

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An elite team of police forensic evidence investigation experts work their cases in Las Vegas.

Creators: Anthony E. Zuiker, Ann Donahue | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger, George Eads, Paul Guilfoyle

2. The Exorcist (1973)

R | 122 min | Horror

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When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.

Writer: William Peter Blatty | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, Lee J. Cobb

3. Killer Joe (2011)

R | 102 min | Crime, Thriller

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62 Metascore

When a debt puts a young man's life in danger, he turns to putting a hit out on his evil mother in order to collect the insurance.

Writer: Tracy Letts | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Juno Temple, Thomas Haden Church

4. Arbitrage (2012)

R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

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A troubled hedge fund magnate desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help.

Writer: Nicholas Jarecki | Director: Nicholas Jarecki | Stars: Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon, Brit Marling, Tim Roth

5. The French Connection (1971)

R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

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A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection.

Writers: Ernest Tidyman, Robin Moore | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey, Tony Lo Bianco

6. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)

25 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

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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

7. Paper Moon (1973)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.

Writers: Joe David Brown, Alvin Sargent | Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, John Hillerman

8. Bug (2006)

R | 102 min | Horror, Thriller

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An unhinged war veteran holes up with a lonely woman in a spooky Oklahoma motel room. The line between reality and delusion is blurred as they discover a bug infestation.

Writer: Tracy Letts | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Ashley Judd, Michael Shannon, Harry Connick Jr., Lynn Collins

9. Sorcerer (1977)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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A group of outcasts from different backgrounds and nationalities are forced by misfortune to work in an oil-drilling operation in South America. When fire breaks out of control, four of the... See full summary »

Writers: Walon Green, Georges Arnaud | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Roy Scheider, Bruno Cremer, Francisco Rabal, Amidou

10. The Hunted (2003)

R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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An FBI deep-woods tracker captures a trained assassin who has made a sport of hunting humans.

Writers: David Griffiths, Peter Griffiths, Art Monterastelli | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Benicio Del Toro, Connie Nielsen, Leslie Stefanson

11. Blue Chips (1994)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Sport

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A college basketball coach is forced to break the rules in order to get the players he needs to stay competitive.

Writer: Ron Shelton | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Nick Nolte, Mary McDonnell, J.T. Walsh, Ed O'Neill

12. Rules of Engagement (2000)

R | 128 min | Action, Drama, War

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An attorney defends an officer on trial for ordering his troops to fire on civilians after they stormed a U.S. embassy in a third world country.

Writers: Jim Webb, Stephen Gaghan | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Samuel L. Jackson, Guy Pearce, Ben Kingsley

13. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

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A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist.

Creator: Rod Serling | Stars: Robin Ward, Charles Aidman, Richard Mulligan, William Atherton

14. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A continuation of the dramatic anthology series hosted by the master of suspense and mystery. When the series Alfred Hitchcock Presents was revived in 1962, the name was changed, but the ... See full summary »

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Hinton Pope, Jimmy Joyce, Lew Brown

15. To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.

Writers: Gerald Petievich, William Friedkin | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: William Petersen, Willem Dafoe, John Pankow, Debra Feuer

16. 12 Angry Men (1997 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 117 min | Crime, Drama

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Twelve men must decide the fate of one when one juror objects to the jury's decision.

Writer: Reginald Rose | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Jack Lemmon, George C. Scott, Hume Cronyn, Ossie Davis

17. Cruising (1980)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A police detective goes undercover in the underground S&M gay subculture of New York City to catch a serial killer who is preying on gay men.

Writers: William Friedkin, Gerald Walker | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Al Pacino, Paul Sorvino, Karen Allen, Richard Cox

18. Without Limits (1998)

PG-13 | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

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The film follows the life of famous 1970s runner Steve Prefontaine from his youth days in Oregon to the University of Oregon where he worked with the legendary coach Bill Bowerman, later to... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Towne, Kenny Moore | Director: Robert Towne | Stars: Billy Crudup, Donald Sutherland, Monica Potter, Jeremy Sisto

19. Jade (1995)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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A bright assistant D.A. investigates a gruesome hatchet murder and hides a clue he found at the crime scene. Under professional threats and an attempt on his life, he goes on heartbroken because evidence point to the woman he still loves.

Writer: Joe Eszterhas | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: David Caruso, Linda Fiorentino, Chazz Palminteri, Richard Crenna

20. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Stars: Martin Scorsese, Judy Garland, Tony Bennett, Fred Astaire

21. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011– )

60 min | Documentary, History

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A comprehensive history of the medium and art of motion pictures.

Stars: Mark Cousins, Aleksandr Sokurov, Norman Lloyd, Lars von Trier

22. The Guardian (1990)

R | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

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Phil and Kate have a baby boy named Jake. They hire a baby-sitter, Camilla, to look after Jake and she becomes part of the family. The Sheridan's friend and neighbor, Ned, takes a liking to... See full summary »

Writers: Dan Greenburg, Stephen Volk, William Friedkin | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Jenny Seagrove, Dwier Brown, Carey Lowell, Brad Hall

23. The Boys in the Band (1970)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

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Tempers fray and true selves are revealed when a heterosexual is accidentally invited to a homosexual party.

Writer: Mart Crowley | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Kenneth Nelson, Peter White, Leonard Frey, Frederick Combs

24. Deal of the Century (1983)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Crime

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Arms dealers from several companies vie to sell the most expensive and highest tech weapons to a South American dictator. There are complications; understanding the exact nature of how '... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Brickman, Bernard Edelman | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Chevy Chase, Sigourney Weaver, Gregory Hines, Vince Edwards

25. Rampage (1987)

R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

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Liberal district attorney decides to seek the death penalty for a man who slaughtered a family at Christmastime, then drank their blood. He escapes, though, and starts killing again.

Writers: William P. Wood, William Friedkin | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Michael Biehn, Alex McArthur, Nicholas Campbell, Deborah Van Valkenburgh

26. The Brink's Job (1978)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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After a long time of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transport, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. ... See full summary »

Writers: Noel Behn, Walon Green | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Peter Falk, Peter Boyle, Allen Garfield, Warren Oates

27. The Hour (2005– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, News

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A Canadian talk show hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos.

Stars: George Stroumboulopoulos, Ali Hassan, Naomi Snieckus, Liz Walaszczyk

28. Good Day L.A. (1993– )

180 min | News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Steve Edwards, Maria Quiban, Rick Dickert, Lisa Breckenridge

29. On Tour (2010)

111 min | Comedy, Drama

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Joachim, a former Parisian television producer had left everything behind - his children, friends, enemies, lovers and regrets - to start a new life in America. He comes back with a team of... See full summary »

Writers: Mathieu Amalric, Philippe Di Folco, Tom Frank, Marcelo Novais Teles, Raphaëlle Valbrune | Director: Mathieu Amalric | Stars: Miranda Colclasure, Suzanne Ramsey, Dirty Martini, Julie Atlas Muz

30. A Decade Under the Influence (2003)

R | 138 min | Documentary

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67 Metascore

A documentary examining the decade of the 1970s as a turning point in American cinema. Some of today's best filmmakers interview the influential directors of that time.

Directors: Ted Demme, Richard LaGravenese | Stars: Francis Ford Coppola, William Friedkin, Robert Altman, John G. Avildsen

31. The Night They Raided Minsky's (1968)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy

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Rachel arrives in New York from her Amish community intent on becoming a dancer. Unfortunately Billy Minsky's Burlesque is hardly the place for her Dances From The Bible. But the show's ... See full summary »

Writers: Arnold Schulman, Sidney Michaels, Norman Lear, Rowland Barber | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Jason Robards, Britt Ekland, Norman Wisdom, Forrest Tucker

32. Intimate Portrait (1993– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

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Find out more about the women you love and admire who have made their mark in movies, music, politics, sports and more in these "Intimate Portraits."

Stars: Linda Emond, Lisa Friedman, Meredith Vieira, Robert Wagner

33. Good Times (1967)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Musical, Western

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Sonny and Cher spoof many Hollywood classic movie scenes.

Writers: Tony Barrett, Nicholas Hyams | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Sonny Bono, Cher, George Sanders, Sonny & Cher

34. Rebel Highway (1994– )

Drama

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A series of made-for-TV movies inspired by B-movies of the 1950s.

Stars: Christian Klemash, John Hawkes, Julie Bowen, Sean Whalen

35. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

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Stars: Merv Griffin, Arthur Treacher, Milt Kamen, Hermione Gingold

36. The Birthday Party (1968)

G | 123 min | Drama, Comedy, Mystery

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The down-at-heel lodger in a seaside boarding house is menaced by two mysterious strangers, who eventually take him away.

Writer: Harold Pinter | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Robert Shaw, Patrick Magee, Dandy Nichols, Sydney Tafler

37. Acid Head: The Buzzard Nuts County Slaughter (2011)

145 min | Action, Crime, Horror

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Acid scarred teenager : Pheromone Labonza (aka Acid Head) is a vengeful, bloodsucking cannibal goth-girl killer that slashes her way though rural Buzzard Nuts County, N.Y.'s roadside and ... See full summary »

Writers: Tony Watt, Luke van Belkom, Vivita, Lewis Mercer, Elvin Domenic, Edo van Belkom | Director: Tony Watt | Stars: Vivita, Tony Watt, Lewis Mercer, Lana Tailor

38. Tavis Smiley (2004– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Tavis Smiley, Cornel West, Newt Gingrich, Harry Belafonte

39. Lazarus: Day of the Living Dead (2014)

90 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery | Completed

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Writer: Thomas J. Churchill | Director: Thomas J. Churchill | Stars: Natalie Victoria, Ray Capuana, Kevin Eugene Franklin, James Duval

40. The Directors (1999– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

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Stars: Harrison Ford, Dave Mann, Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep

41. The Chili Con Carne Club (1995)

30 min | Short

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When Pete Connely is dumped by his girlfriend, he is sentenced to a surrealistic, male-bonding prison known as The Chili Con Carne Club. Features Mel Gibson stars Kristy Swanson.

Writers: Jonathan Kahn, James Melkonian | Director: Jonathan Kahn | Stars: John Philbin, Kristy Swanson, Martin Charles Warner, Kathleen Wilhoite

42. Making the Boys (2011)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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71 Metascore

On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the Gay Rights Movement, the film explores the drama, struggle and enduring legacy of the first-ever gay play and subsequent Hollywood movie to ... See full summary »

Director: Crayton Robey | Stars: Edward Albee, Joe Allen, Matt Baney, David Carter

43. Don't Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck (2013)

Documentary, Biography

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A look at the life and work of legendary film producer Richard D. Zanuck.

Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Richard D. Zanuck, Darryl F. Zanuck, Virginia Fox, Lawrence Gordon

44. AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes: America's Greatest Quips, Comebacks and Catchphrases (2005 TV Special)

180 min | Documentary, History

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The American Film Institute reviews some of the most memorable, evocative and influential dialogue in motion picture history.

Writer: Bob Gazzale | Director: Gary Smith | Stars: Elayne Boosler, James Brolin, Cameron Crowe, Billy Crystal

45. Into the Night with... (2002– )

Documentary

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Two celebrities meet for the first time to spend an evening in each others and the camera's company.

Creator: Hans-Günther Brüske | Stars: Christoph Schlingensief, Jonathan Meese, Helene Hegemann, Fatih Akin

46. The Culture Show (2004– )

57 min | News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Mark Kermode, Lauren Laverne, Andrew Graham-Dixon, Tom Dyckhoff

47. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

48. The 44th Annual Academy Awards (1972 TV Special)

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Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Ann-Margret, Karen Black, Yvonne Blake, Peter Bogdanovich

49. Tales from the Warner Bros. Lot (2013)

106 min | Documentary

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In honor of 90 years of Warner Bros., viewers learn the history of the Hollywood studio and are given a behind-the-scenes tour of the studio grounds (including the famous backlot). Actors, ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Khammar | Stars: Leith Adams, Ben Affleck, Dan Aykroyd, Steve Carell

50. Fritz Lang Interviewed by William Friedkin (1974)

140 min | Documentary

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Director: William Friedkin | Stars: William Friedkin, Fritz Lang