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1. Bloodline (2015–2017)
Episode: Part 23 (2016)

TV-MA | Drama, Thriller

9.3
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Marco scrambles to get Eric immunity. Nolan recalls meeting Robert. Meg and Kevin turn against John, who pursues the one man who can alter his fate.

Director: Daniel Zelman | Stars: Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, Linda Cardellini, Norbert Leo Butz

Votes: 713

2. Laugh-In (1967–1973)
Episode: Episode #2.5 (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

8.9
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Director: Gordon Wiles | Stars: Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Bobby Darin, Judy Carne

Votes: 11

3. Arena (1975– )
Episode: Dear Antonioni (1997)

93 min | Documentary

8.8
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Director: Gianni Massironi | Stars: Michelangelo Antonioni, Christine Boisson, Alain Cuny, Tonino Guerra

Votes: 26

4. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

8.7
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Wide-ranging arts program.

Stars: Gavin Millar, Kenneth Tynan, Paul McCartney, Jonathan Miller

Votes: 133

5. Welcome to the Basement (2012– )

Comedy

8.6
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Matt's (Matt Sloan) got a bunch of movies he's never seen before. Craig (Craig Johnson) doesn't know what they are. Every episode Matt's gonna spring one on Craig. It might be good, it ...

Stars: Matt Sloan, Craig Johnson, Tona Williams, Aaron Yonda

Votes: 63

6. American Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: True West (1984)

110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.6
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A videotaped stage performance of Sam Shepard's play

Director: Allan A. Goldstein | Stars: John Malkovich, Sam Schacht, Gary Sinise, Margaret Thomson

Votes: 413

7. Streets of Laredo (1995)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1995)

Drama, Western

8.5
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Call finds he has more than just teenage killer Joey Garza to hunt down but the infamous "man-burner" Mox Mox and his gang.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: James Garner, Sissy Spacek, Sam Shepard, Ned Beatty

Votes: 13

8. Streets of Laredo (1995)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1995)

88 min | Drama, Western

8.5
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Woodrow breaks off from his posse to pursue Mo Mo while his men try to capture or kill Joey Garza. Meanwhile Lorena searches for Pea and Joey's mother Maria tries to help her son elude the law.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: James Garner, Sissy Spacek, Sam Shepard, Ned Beatty

Votes: 13

9. One Fast Move or I'm Gone: Kerouac's Big Sur (2008)

98 min | Documentary, Music

8.2
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Jack Kerouac escapes from post "On The Road" fame to his dream of an isolated retreat in a cabin at Big Sur, where he searches for inner peace. His road comes full circle with this ... See full summary »

Director: Curt Worden | Stars: David Amram, Erik Bauersfeld, Carolyn Cassady, Jami Cassady

Votes: 68

10. Intimate Portrait (1993– )
Episode: Jessica Lange (1998)

Documentary, Biography

8.2
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Stars: Jessica Lange, Liam Neeson, Alec Baldwin, Charles Durning

Votes: 37

11. Bloodline (2015–2017)
Episode: Part 5 (2015)

TV-MA | 54 min | Drama, Thriller

8.2
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A sudden tragedy unsettles the Rayburn clan. While searching for evidence in his case, John finds something disturbing from the family's past.

Director: Jean de Segonzac | Stars: Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, Linda Cardellini, Norbert Leo Butz

Votes: 781

12. Bloodline (2015–2017)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Thriller

8.1
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A family of adult siblings find that their past secrets and scars are revealed when their black sheep of a brother returns home.

Stars: Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, Linda Cardellini, Sissy Spacek

Votes: 33,917

13. Paris, Texas (1984)

R | 145 min | Drama

8.1
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Travis Henderson, an aimless drifter who has been missing for four years, wanders out of the desert and must reconnect with society, himself, his life, and his family.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell, Aurore Clément

Votes: 58,152 | Gross: $2.18M

14. Fitzcarraldo (1982)

PG | 158 min | Adventure, Drama

8.1
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The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, José Lewgoy, Miguel Ángel Fuentes

Votes: 24,592

15. California Typewriter (2016)

103 min | Documentary

8.1
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78 Metascore

California Typewriter is a story about people whose lives are connected by typewriters. The film is a meditation on creativity and technology featuring Tom Hanks, John Mayer, Sam Shepard, David McCullough and others.

Director: Doug Nichol | Stars: Silvi Alcivar, Ken Alexander, Tom Hanks, Martin Howard

Votes: 93 | Gross: $0.09M

16. P.O.V. (1988– )

Documentary

8.1
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POV, a cinema term for "point of view," is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. Since 1988, POV has presented more than 300 of the best, boldest and most... See full summary »

Stars: Angela Davis, Deann Borshay, Peter Dinklage, Bonita Dearmond

Votes: 108

17. Jim Sheridan: Film and Family (2010 Video)

Short, Drama, War

8.1
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Director: Dan Kavanaugh | Stars: David Benioff, Frederick Elmes, Jake Gyllenhaal, Nye Heron

Votes: 11

18. Bloodline (2015–2017)
Episode: Part 2 (2015)

TV-MA | 51 min | Drama, Thriller

8.1
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An accident exposes old wounds, complicating the already difficult situation between Danny and his family.

Director: Johan Renck | Stars: Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, Linda Cardellini, Norbert Leo Butz

Votes: 949

19. Laugh-In (1967–1973)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

8.0
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The original rapid fire sketch comedy show.

Stars: Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Ruth Buzzi, Gary Owens

Votes: 1,874

20. Days of Heaven (1978)

PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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93 Metascore

A hot-tempered farm laborer convinces the woman he loves to marry their rich but dying boss so that they can have a claim to his fortune.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard, Linda Manz

Votes: 41,643

21. Klondike (2014– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (2014)

Adventure, Drama, Western

8.0
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Director: Simon Cellan Jones | Stars: Abbie Cornish, Marton Csokas, Ian Hart, Greg Lawson

Votes: 104

22. Bloodline (2015–2017)
Episode: Part 1 (2015)

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama, Thriller

8.0
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Trouble starts when oldest son Danny Rayburn comes home for the 45th anniversary celebration of his parents' hotel in the Florida Keys' Islamorada.

Director: Johan Renck | Stars: Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, Linda Cardellini, Norbert Leo Butz

Votes: 1,210

23. Bloodline (2015–2017)
Episode: Part 3 (2015)

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama, Thriller

8.0
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With Robert's condition uncertain, Danny re-considers staying in Islamorada. Meg's personal and professional obligations become overwhelming.

Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, Linda Cardellini, Erick Szot

Votes: 856

24. The Notebook (2004)

PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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53 Metascore

A poor yet passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman, giving her a sense of freedom, but they are soon separated because of their social differences.

Director: Nick Cassavetes | Stars: Gena Rowlands, James Garner, Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling

Votes: 431,892 | Gross: $81.00M

25. The Right Stuff (1983)

PG | 193 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.9
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The story of the original Mercury 7 astronauts and their macho, seat-of-the-pants approach to the space program.

Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid

Votes: 48,177 | Gross: $21.50M

26. Klondike (2014– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2014)

Adventure, Drama, Western

7.9
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Director: Simon Cellan Jones | Stars: Abbie Cornish, Marton Csokas, Ian Hart, Greg Lawson

Votes: 94

27. Bloodline (2015–2017)
Episode: Part 4 (2015)

TV-MA | 53 min | Drama, Thriller

7.9
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The family adjusts to Danny's new role at the inn. John and Marco discover a burned boat connected to their murder case.

Director: Todd A. Kessler | Stars: Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, Linda Cardellini, Norbert Leo Butz

Votes: 802

28. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

7.8
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Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo

Votes: 440

29. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Anthology series which ran on PBS throughout the 1980s.

Stars: Edward Herrmann, Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson

Votes: 152

30. Black Hawk Down (2001)

R | 144 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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74 Metascore

160 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore, Eric Bana

Votes: 314,362 | Gross: $108.64M

31. Intimate Portrait (1993– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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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

Votes: 166

32. The Holy Modal Rounders: Bound to Lose (2006)

87 min | Documentary, Music

7.7
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After 40 years of unpredictable live shows, drug addictions & breakdowns, psychedelic folk rock legends, The Holy Modal Rounders survived one of the strangest careers in music

Directors: Sam Wainwright Douglas, Paul Lovelace | Stars: Robert Christgau, Dennis Hopper, David Reisch, Robin Remailly

Votes: 42

33. Streets of Laredo (1995)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1995)

Drama, Western

7.7
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Captain Woodrow Coll returns to his old profession of Texas Ranger in order to track down a killer who likes robbing trains and murdering victims on a whim.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: James Garner, Sissy Spacek, Sam Shepard, Ned Beatty

Votes: 17

34. Klondike (2014– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2014)

Adventure, Drama, Western

7.7
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Bill continues his adventure to complete his golden dream and seeking to catch the murderer of his friend. he is on one step away from catching the murderer.

Director: Simon Cellan Jones | Stars: Abbie Cornish, Marton Csokas, Ian Hart, Greg Lawson

Votes: 135

35. Klondike (2014– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2014)

Adventure, Drama, Western

7.7
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Director: Simon Cellan Jones | Stars: Abbie Cornish, Marton Csokas, Ian Hart, Greg Lawson

Votes: 105

36. Klondike (2014– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2014)

Adventure, Drama, Western

7.6
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Two friends (Bill and Epstein) travel to Dawson City, Yukon to find gold and strike it "rich" in the Klondike in the summer of 1897.

Director: Simon Cellan Jones | Stars: Abbie Cornish, Marton Csokas, Ian Hart, Greg Lawson

Votes: 182

37. Klondike (2014– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2014)

Adventure, Drama, Western

7.6
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Director: Simon Cellan Jones | Stars: Abbie Cornish, Marton Csokas, Ian Hart, Greg Lawson

Votes: 118

38. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

R | 160 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.5
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68 Metascore

Robert Ford, who's idolized Jesse James since childhood, tries hard to join the reforming gang of the Missouri outlaw, but gradually becomes resentful of the bandit leader.

Director: Andrew Dominik | Stars: Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck, Sam Shepard, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 146,857 | Gross: $3.90M

39. Felon (2008)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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58 Metascore

A family man convicted of killing an intruder must cope with life afterward in the violent penal system.

Director: Ric Roman Waugh | Stars: Stephen Dorff, Marisol Nichols, Vincent Miller, Anne Archer

Votes: 69,078 | Gross: $0.04M

40. Klondike (2014– )

274 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

7.5
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The lives of two childhood best friends, Bill and Epstein, in the late 1890s as they flock to the gold rush capital in the untamed Yukon Territory. This man-versus-nature tale places our ... See full summary »

Stars: Abbie Cornish, Marton Csokas, Ian Hart, Greg Lawson

Votes: 5,093

41. Buried Child (2016)

110 min | Drama

7.5
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Live theatrical production of Sam Shepard's play about a grandson who brings his girlfriend home to meet his family and uncovers the destructive nature of dark family secrets.

Director: David Horn | Stars: Taissa Farmiga, Ed Harris, Amy Madigan, Larry Pine

Votes: 19

42. The Essence of Combat: Making 'Black Hawk Down' (2002 Video)

150 min | Documentary

7.5
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Nearly every possible element to making the film Black Hawk Down (2001) is examined here in great detail. Both behind the scenes material and interviews with the cast, crew and actual rangers inform us how this film was pulled off so perfectly.

Stars: Razaaq Adoti, Lee Van Arsdale, Eric Bana, Brian Bean

Votes: 181

43. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Kurosawa (2000)

100 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.5
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Director: Adam Low | Stars: Akira Kurosawa, Sam Shepard, Paul Scofield, James Coburn

Votes: 354

44. Mud (2012)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama

7.4
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76 Metascore

Two young boys encounter a fugitive and form a pact to help him evade the vigilantes that are on his trail and to reunite him with his true love.

Director: Jeff Nichols | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland, Sam Shepard

Votes: 146,344 | Gross: $21.59M

45. Resurrection (1980)

PG | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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Edna Mae Macaulay experiences the afterlife for a brief time after a car accident that kills her husband. As she begins her long process of physical healing, she discovers that she has the ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Sam Shepard, Richard Farnsworth, Roberts Blossom

Votes: 2,289 | Gross: $3.91M

46. Frances (1982)

R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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The story of Frances Farmer's meteoric rise to fame in Hollywood and the tragic turn her life took when she was blacklisted.

Director: Graeme Clifford | Stars: Jessica Lange, Kim Stanley, Sam Shepard, Bart Burns

Votes: 5,749 | Gross: $5.00M

47. Streets of Laredo (1995)

300 min | Drama, Western

7.4
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Captain Woodrow Call, now retired from the Rangers, is a bounty hunter. He is hired by an eastern rail baron to track down Joey Garza, a new kind of killer, only a boy, who kills from a ... See full summary »

Stars: James Garner, Sissy Spacek, Sam Shepard, Ned Beatty

Votes: 1,429

48. Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction (2012)

77 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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75 Metascore

Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction is a mesmerizing, impressionistic portrait of the iconic actor comprised of intimate moments, film clips from some of his 250 films and his own ... See full summary »

Director: Sophie Huber | Stars: Harry Dean Stanton, David Lynch, Sam Shepard, Kris Kristofferson

Votes: 645

49. Ruffian (2007 TV Movie)

85 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.3
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A look at the life of the thoroughbred filly that dominated horse racing in the early 1970s.

Director: Yves Simoneau | Stars: Sam Shepard, Frank Whaley, Mark Adam, Lisa Arnold

Votes: 375

50. August: Osage County (2013)

R | 121 min | Drama

7.2
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58 Metascore

A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.

Director: John Wells | Stars: Meryl Streep, Dermot Mulroney, Julia Roberts, Juliette Lewis

Votes: 73,558 | Gross: $37.74M