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1. Dexter (2006– )

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

9.0
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A Miami police forensics expert moonlights as a serial killer of criminals whom he believes have escaped justice.

Stars: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas, James Remar

2. Blade Runner (1982)

R | 117 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.3
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88 Metascore

A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator.

Writers: Hampton Fancher, David Webb Peoples, Philip K. Dick | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos

3. 2 Guns (2013)

R | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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55 Metascore

A DEA agent and a naval intelligence officer find themselves on the run after a botched attempt to infiltrate a drug cartel. While fleeing, they learn the secret of their shaky alliance: Neither knew that the other was an undercover agent.

Writers: Blake Masters, Steven Grant | Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg, Paula Patton, Bill Paxton

4. Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009)

TV-14 | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.8
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When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protects a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony of Earth.

Stars: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber, James Callis

5. The West Wing (1999–2006)

42 min | Drama

8.8
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Inside the lives of staffers in the west wing of the White House.

Stars: Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, Allison Janney, John Spencer

6. Eureka (2006–2012)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi | Active

7.9
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The best minds in the US are tucked away in a remote town where they build futuristic inventions for the government's benefit.

Creators: Andrew Cosby, Jaime Paglia | Stars: Colin Ferguson, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Erica Cerra, Neil Grayston

7. CSI: NY (2004–2013)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama | Active

7.0
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A spinoff of Crime Scene Investigations set in New York City.

Creators: Ann Donahue, Carol Mendelsohn, Anthony E. Zuiker | Stars: Gary Sinise, Carmine Giovinazzo, Hill Harper, Eddie Cahill

8. Portlandia (2011– )

22 min | Comedy

7.8
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A sketch-comedy series that parodies life in Portland, Oregon.

Creators: Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Jonathan Krisel | Stars: Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Kyle MacLachlan, Chloë Sevigny

9. The Green Hornet (2011)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.9
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39 Metascore

Following the death of his father, Britt Reid, heir to his father's large company, teams up with his late dad's assistant Kato to become a masked crime fighting team.

Writers: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, George W. Trendle | Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Christoph Waltz, Cameron Diaz

10. 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

11. Hawaii Five-O (1968–1980)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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The investigations of Hawaii Five-0, an elite branch of the Hawaii State Police answerable only to the governor and headed by stalwart Steve McGarrett.

Creator: Leonard Freeman | Stars: Jack Lord, James MacArthur, Kam Fong, Herman Wedemeyer

12. The Road to El Dorado (2000)

PG | 89 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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51 Metascore

Two swindlers get their hands on a map to the fabled city of gold, El Dorado.

Writers: Terry Rossio, Ted Elliott, Karey Kirkpatrick | Directors: Bibo Bergeron, Will Finn, Don Paul, David Silverman, Jeffrey Katzenberg | Stars: Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh, Rosie Perez, Armand Assante

13. Selena (1997)

PG | 127 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.6
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65 Metascore

The true story of Selena Quintanilla-Perez, a Texas-born Tejano singer who rose from cult status to performing at the Astrodome, as well as having chart topping albums on the Latin music charts.

Writer: Gregory Nava | Director: Gregory Nava | Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Edward James Olmos, Jon Seda, Jackie Guerra

14. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)

PG | 117 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

8.2
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Warrior/pacifist Princess Nausicaä desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet.

Writer: Hayao Miyazaki | Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Sumi Shimamoto, Mahito Tsujimura, Hisako Kyôda, Gorô Naya

15. George Lopez (2002–2007)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Comedian George Lopez stars as a Los Angeles manufacturing plant manager attempting to deal with his wacky family along with other random mishaps.

Creators: Robert Borden, George Lopez, Bruce Helford | Stars: George Lopez, Constance Marie, Luis Armand Garcia, Belita Moreno

16. CHiPs (1977–1983)

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

6.4
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The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers.

Creator: Rick Rosner | Stars: Erik Estrada, Larry Wilcox, Robert Pine, Paul Linke

17. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino with the help of police snitch called Huggy Bear.

Creator: William Blinn | Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas, Bernie Hamilton

18. Touched by an Angel (1994–2003)

60 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

5.9
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Monica, Tess, and Andrew are a trio of angels sent to Earth to tell depressed and troubled people that God loves them and hasn't forgotten them.

Creator: John Masius | Stars: Roma Downey, Della Reese, John Dye, Valerie Bertinelli

19. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct.

Creators: Steven Bochco, Michael Kozoll | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Taurean Blacque, Bruce Weitz, Joe Spano

20. Stand and Deliver (1988)

PG | 103 min | Drama

7.4
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The story of Jaime Escalante, a high school teacher who successfully inspired his dropout prone students to learn calculus.

Writers: Ramón Menéndez, Tom Musca | Director: Ramón Menéndez | Stars: Edward James Olmos, Estelle Harris, Mark Phelan, Virginia Paris

21. I'm Still Here (I) (2010)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.2
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48 Metascore

Documenting Joaquin Phoenix's transition from the acting world to a career as an aspiring rapper.

Writers: Casey Affleck, Joaquin Phoenix | Director: Casey Affleck | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Antony Langdon, Carey Perloff, Larry McHale

22. Gossip (I) (2000)

R | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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31 Metascore

Three college students chose a class project on Gossip and how fast it spreads, which spirals out of control.

Writers: Gregory Poirier, Theresa Rebeck | Director: Davis Guggenheim | Stars: James Marsden, Lena Headey, Norman Reedus, Kate Hudson

23. Kojak (1973–1978)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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A bald police detective with a fiery righteous attitude battles crime in his city.

Creator: Abby Mann | Stars: Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson, George Savalas

24. Battlestar Galactica (2003 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | 180 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.6
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A re-imagining of the original series in which a "rag-tag fugitive fleet" of the last remnants of mankind flees pursuing robots while simultaneously searching for their true home, Earth.

Stars: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Katee Sackhoff, Jamie Bamber

25. American Me (1992)

R | 125 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.2
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66 Metascore

A Mexican-American Mafia kingpin is released from prison, falls in love for the first time, and grows introspective about his gangster lifestyle.

Writers: Floyd Mutrux, Desmond Nakano | Director: Edward James Olmos | Stars: Edward James Olmos, William Forsythe, Sal Lopez, Vira Montes

26. Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

3.7
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41 Metascore

While on vacation in Mexico, Chloe, a ritzy Beverly Hills chihuahua, finds herself lost and in need of assistance in order to get back home.

Writers: Analisa LaBianco, Jeffrey Bushell | Director: Raja Gosnell | Stars: Drew Barrymore, George Lopez, Piper Perabo, Manolo Cardona

27. The Magic School Bus (1994–1998)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Fantasy, Adventure

8.0
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An eccentric schoolteacher takes her class on wonderous educational field trips with the help of a magical schoolbus.

Creators: Joanna Cole, Bruce Degen | Stars: Lily Tomlin, Daniel DeSanto, Erica Luttrell, Tara Meyer

28. 12 Angry Men (1997 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 117 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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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

29. The Batman (2004–2008)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.2
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A young Bruce Wayne is in his third year of trying to establish himself as Batman, protector of Gotham City. Living in Gotham, a metropolis where shadows run long and deep, beneath elevated... See full summary »

Stars: Rino Romano, Alastair Duncan, Evan Sabara, Danielle Judovits

30. Battlestar Galactica: Razor (2007 TV Movie)

104 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.8
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A two-hour Battlestar Galactica special that tells the story of the Battlestar Pegasus several months prior to it finding the Galactica.

Writers: Ronald D. Moore, Michael Taylor, Glen A. Larson | Director: Félix Enríquez Alcalá | Stars: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Katee Sackhoff, Jamie Bamber

31. Battlestar Galactica: The Plan (2009 Video)

112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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When the initial Cylon attack against the Twelve Colonies fails to achieve complete extermination of human life as planned, twin Number Ones (Cavils) embedded on Galactica and Caprica must improvise to destroy the human survivors.

Writer: Jane Espenson | Director: Edward James Olmos | Stars: Edward James Olmos, Dean Stockwell, Michael Trucco, Grace Park

32. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

33. Faerie Tale Theatre (1982–1987)

50 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

8.4
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At a time when most other shows for children were either low-budget productions or product-inspired cartoons that were little more than half-hour commercials, this program set out to ... See full summary »

Stars: Shelley Duvall, John Achorn, Patrick DeSantis, David McCharen

34. Cannon (1971–1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.0
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The cases of a fat private detective.

Stars: William Conrad, Patrick Culliton, Tom Pittman, Donovan Jones

35. Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.2
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28 Metascore

Sissy Hankshaw is born with enormous thumbs that help her hitchhiking through the US from a young age. She becomes a model in advertising and her NY agent 'the Countess' sends her to his ... See full summary »

Writers: Tom Robbins, Gus Van Sant | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Uma Thurman, Lorraine Bracco, Pat Morita, Angie Dickinson

36. My Family (1995)

R | 128 min | Drama

7.3
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Traces over three generations an immigrant family's trials, tribulations, tragedies, and triumphs. Maria and Jose, the first generation, come to Los Angeles, meet, marry, face deportation ... See full summary »

Writers: Gregory Nava, Anna Thomas | Director: Gregory Nava | Stars: Jimmy Smits, Esai Morales, Edward James Olmos, Rafael Cortes

37. Police Woman (1974–1978)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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Creator: Robert L. Collins | Stars: Angie Dickinson, Earl Holliman, Charles Dierkop, Ed Bernard

38. TMZ on TV (2007– )

30 min | Comedy, News

3.8
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Stars: Dax Holt, Harvey Levin, Stacey Newsome Santiago, Jim Goldenberg

39. In the Time of the Butterflies (2001 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 95 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.8
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In the Time of the Butterflies is inspired by the true story of the three Mirabal sisters who, in 1960, were murdered for their part in an underground plot to overthrow the government.

Writers: Julia Álvarez, Judy Klass, David Klass | Director: Mariano Barroso | Stars: Salma Hayek, Lumi Cavazos, Edward James Olmos, Mía Maestro

40. Filly Brown (2012)

R | 80 min | Drama, Music

5.4
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57 Metascore

A promising hip-hop rhymer from Los Angeles finds herself in a gray area when a record producer offers her a compromising shot at stardom.

Writer: Youssef Delara | Directors: Youssef Delara, Michael D. Olmos | Stars: Gina Rodriguez, Jenni Rivera, Lou Diamond Phillips, Edward James Olmos

41. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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"ABC Afterschool Specials" was the umbrella show name for various educational shows that were shown in the afternoon, occasionally. Each episode was produced by a separate company.

Creator: Guy Fraumeni | Stars: Lance Kerwin, Samaria Graham, Mara Hobel, Alexa Kenin

42. El Americano: The Movie (2014)

98 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Cuco is a Mexican boy parrot that would rather imitate the crazy stunts of his TV super-parrot hero, El Americano, than help with his chores at the family bird circus. Yet when a gang of ... See full summary »

Writers: Ricardo Arnaiz, Dulce Belchez, Fernando Lewels, Richard Pursel, Phil Roman | Directors: Ricardo Arnaiz, Mike Kunkel, Raul Garcia | Stars: Edward James Olmos, Rico Rodriguez, Cheech Marin, Kate del Castillo

43. Unity (2014)

94 min | Documentary

What is the ultimate goal of your life? For only one in ten million people, that answer is, "Enlightenment." For all the others, their answer is to be successful, wealthy, powerful, etc. ... See full summary »

Writer: Shaun Monson | Director: Shaun Monson | Stars: Casey Affleck, Dianna Agron, Malin Akerman, Rick Allen

44. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Stars: Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson, Elizabeth Franz

45. Police Story (1973–1977)

120 min | Drama, Crime

7.5
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Classic anthology series, which details the personal lives of the men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department. The stories ranged from highly dramatic to extremely funny. Even though... See full summary »

Creator: Joseph Wambaugh | Stars: Scott Brady, Mel Scott, Don Meredith, Joe Santos

46. Go for Sisters (2013)

Unrated | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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59 Metascore

Fontayne is enlisted by Bernice- her estranged old friend and current parole officer - along with a disgraced cop to search for Bernice's son, who went missing on the Mexican border.

Writer: John Sayles | Director: John Sayles | Stars: LisaGay Hamilton, Yolonda Ross, Edward James Olmos, Hilary Barraford

47. Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995–2000)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Family

6.4
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Multicultural versions of many of your favorite fairy tales. Such as "The Princess and the Pea" and "The Three Little Pigs".

Stars: Robert Guillaume, Edward James Olmos, Amy Hill, Sinbad

48. Dead Man's Walk (1996 TV Mini-Series)

PG-13 | 272 min | Western

7.3
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In this prequel to "Lonesome Dove", two young men join the Texas Rangers unit that's on a mission to annex Santa Fe.

Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Keith Carradine, Patricia Childress, Edward James Olmos

49. Wolfen (1981)

R | 115 min | Horror, Thriller

6.3
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A New York cop investigates a series of brutal deaths that resemble animal attacks.

Writers: Whitley Strieber, David Eyre, Michael Wadleigh | Director: Michael Wadleigh | Stars: Albert Finney, Diane Venora, Edward James Olmos, Gregory Hines

50. Caught (1996)

R | 110 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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Joe and Betty run a fish market and have sunk into a comfortable, if somewhat boring life. Enter the drifter Nick, who takes a job in the store and a place in their home. He proceeds to ... See full summary »

Writer: Edward Pomerantz | Director: Robert M. Young | Stars: Edward James Olmos, Maria Conchita Alonso, Arie Verveen, Bitty Schram