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1. Mad Men (2007–2015)
Episode: Waterloo (2014)

TV-14 | Drama

9.5
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Don and Peggy prepare to pitch to Burger Chef, one day after the Apollo Moon Landing. Meanwhile, a power struggle in the firm between Sterling and Cutler leaves Don's future hanging in the balance.

Creator: Matthew Hoffman Weiner | Director: Matthew Hoffman Weiner | Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 1,242

2. Mad Men (2007–2015)
Episode: Person to Person (2015)

TV-14 | Drama

9.3
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Don's journey ends in California with Anna's daughter, Stephanie, where he contemplates his future. Roger decides to marry Megan's mother, Marie. Joan has a business proposition for Peggy, who is coming to terms with her feelings for Stan.

Creator: Matthew Hoffman Weiner | Director: Matthew Hoffman Weiner | Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 1,490

3. Mad Men (2007–2015)
Episode: The Milk and Honey Route (2015)

TV-14 | Drama

9.2
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Don is stuck in Oklahoma after his car breaks down. Betty discovers that she is not in good health. Pete gets an unexpected job offer that could enable him to get his life with Trudy and his daughter back.

Creator: Matthew Hoffman Weiner | Director: Matthew Hoffman Weiner | Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 864

4. Mad Men (2007–2015)
Episode: Lost Horizon (2015)

TV-14 | Drama

9.1
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Don goes AWOL from McCann Erickson in the middle of a meeting. Joan quickly gets fed up with the sexism at the new firm. Roger and Peggy put off reporting to their new jobs as long as possible.

Creator: Matthew Hoffman Weiner | Director: Phil Abraham | Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 752

5. Mad Men (2007–2015)
Episode: The Strategy (2014)

TV-14 | Drama

9.1
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Peggy has second thoughts about her Burger Chef campaign when Don is asked to pitch her commercial, Pete visits his wife and daughter on his trip back to New York, and Bob Benson gets some surprising news from G.M. about the account.

Creator: Matthew Hoffman Weiner | Director: Phil Abraham | Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 803

6. Mad Men (2007–2015)
Episode: Time & Life (2015)

TV-14 | Drama

9.1
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The partners discover that the firm is losing its independence and there's nothing they can do about it. Peggy is not sure if she wants to come along. Meanwhile, Pete and Trudy have trouble getting their daughter into private school.

Creator: Matthew Hoffman Weiner | Director: Jared Harris | Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 704

7. Mad Men (2007–2015)
Episode: Field Trip (2014)

TV-14 | Drama

8.8
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After a fight with Megan during a surprise trip to California, Don decides it's time to get back to work. Meanwhile, Betty joins Bobby on a field trip to a farm.

Creator: Matthew Hoffman Weiner | Director: Chris Manley | Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 759

8. Mad Men (2007–2015)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama

8.7
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A drama about one of New York's most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s, focusing on one of the firm's most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper.

Creator: Matthew Hoffman Weiner | Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 124,152

9. Mad Men (2007–2015)
Episode: The Runaways (2014)

TV-14 | Drama

8.7
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While Lou becomes the object of ridicule for the copy writers, Don tries to get away to California after a call from his pregnant niece. Meanwhile, the new office computer drives Ginsberg to the brink of insanity.

Creator: Matthew Hoffman Weiner | Director: Chris Manley | Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 729

10. The Century: America's Time (1999 TV Mini-Series)

Not Rated | 750 min | Documentary

8.6
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Peter Jennings hosts this 15 part documentary that chronicles the defining events of the 20th century. Through archive footage and hundreds of interviews the series examines 100 years of ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Jennings, Joseph Stalin, John Updike, Stephen Ambrose

Votes: 45

11. Mad Men (2007–2015)
Episode: The Monolith (2014)

TV-14 | Drama

8.6
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Don returns to work, but quickly falls off the wagon after learning that he's been assigned to Peggy. Meanwhile, Roger and his ex-wife go to a commune to rescue their daughter, who has abandoned her child.

Creator: Matthew Hoffman Weiner | Director: Scott Hornbacher | Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 664

12. Cadillac Desert (1997 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary, History

8.5
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The amazing transformation of the American Southwest in the 20th century, from desert to oasis.

Stars: Alfre Woodard, David Brower, Floyd Dominy, Barry Goldwater

Votes: 53

13. Mad Men (2007–2015)
Episode: A Day's Work (2014)

TV-14 | Drama

8.5
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Sally discovers that Don is not working, Pete lands a big account but is undercut by management, and Joan is forced to move some secretaries around after Lou and Peggy have some problems.

Creator: Matthew Hoffman Weiner | Director: Michael Uppendahl | Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 723

14. Mad Men (2007–2015)
Episode: Severance (2015)

TV-14 | 48 min | Drama

8.5
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Don is oddly drawn to a diner waitress as he learns about the loss of an old acquaintance, Peggy and Joan are disrespected by a chauvinistic client, and Cosgrove is in for big changes after his biggest business connection retires.

Creator: Matthew Hoffman Weiner | Director: Scott Hornbacher | Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 787

15. Mad Men (2007–2015)
Episode: The Forecast (2015)

TV-14 | Drama

8.5
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Don decides to sell his apartment, Joan stumbles into a relationship while on a trip to Los Angeles, Glen tells Betty and Sally that he is going to Vietnam, and a copywriter gets in trouble for his rude behavior to a client.

Creator: Matthew Hoffman Weiner | Director: Jennifer Getzinger | Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 661

16. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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A comprehensive history of the medium and art of motion pictures.

Stars: Mark Cousins, Juan Diego Botto, Aleksandr Sokurov, Norman Lloyd

Votes: 2,403

17. Chinatown (1974)

R | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.3
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86 Metascore

A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption and murder.

Writer: Robert Towne | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Perry Lopez

Votes: 192,199

18. The Outer Limits (1963–1965)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.2
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An anthology series of insightful science fiction tales.

Creator: Leslie Stevens | Stars: Bob Johnson, Ben Wright, William Douglas, Robert Culp

Votes: 4,093

19. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Billy Wilder: The Human Comedy (1998)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.2
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A profile of writer-director Billy Wilder.

Writer: Robert Mundi | Director: Mel Stuart | Stars: I.A.L. Diamond, William Friedkin, Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine

Votes: 50

20. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964–1968)
Episode: The Dove Affair (1964)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.2
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Solo steals a dove-shaped medal from the body of the leader of a European nation as the corpse lies in state. The medal has information concerning Thrush personnel operating in the country.... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Towne | Director: John Peyser | Stars: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Leo G. Carroll, Ricardo Montalban

Votes: 51

21. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story (2008)

228 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.2
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Writer: Richard Schickel | Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Clint Eastwood, George Arliss, Carroll Baker, John Barrymore

Votes: 171

22. Mad Men (2007–2015)
Episode: New Business (2015)

TV-14 | Drama

8.1
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While Megan comes to New York with her mother and sister to collect her belongings, Don has a romance with the waitress. Meanwhile, Peggy and Stan work with a famous photographer on a commercial shoot.

Creator: Matthew Hoffman Weiner | Director: Michael Uppendahl | Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 628

23. Mad Men (2007–2015)
Episode: Time Zones (2014)

TV-14 | Drama

8.1
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Don is on the outside looking in on the forced indefinite paid leave from his job. While Ted heads back to New York for a few days, Don takes the opportunity to head to Los Angeles in part ... See full summary »

Creator: Matthew Hoffman Weiner | Director: Scott Hornbacher | Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 834

24. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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Creator: Susan Lacy | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Fred Astaire

Votes: 377

25. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964–1968)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.9
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The two top agents of the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement fight the enemies of peace, particularly the forces of THRUSH.

Stars: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Leo G. Carroll, Cosmo Sardo

Votes: 2,375

26. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

Approved | 111 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.9
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81 Metascore

A somewhat romanticized account of the career of the notoriously violent bank robbing couple and their gang.

Writers: David Newman, Robert Benton | Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard, Gene Hackman

Votes: 73,691

27. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011– )
Episode: America Cinema of the 70s (2011)

62 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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Writer: Mark Cousins | Director: Mark Cousins | Stars: Mark Cousins, Buck Henry, Charles Burnett, Robert Towne

Votes: 73

28. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011– )
Episode: Post-War Cinema (2011)

62 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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Writer: Mark Cousins | Director: Mark Cousins | Stars: Mark Cousins, Norman Lloyd, Robert Towne, Paul Schrader

Votes: 80

29. The Outer Limits (1963–1965)
Episode: The Chameleon (1964)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.8
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To save Earth from invasion, scientists alter a human into a replica of one of the aliens. The human subject Mace is a remorseless killer, who easily adapts to any personality required. ... See full summary »

Creator: Leslie Stevens | Director: Gerd Oswald | Stars: Robert Duvall, Howard Caine, Douglas Henderson, William O'Connell

Votes: 155

30. The Last Detail (1973)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Two Navy men are ordered to bring a young offender to prison but decide to show him one last good time along the way.

Writers: Robert Towne, Darryl Ponicsan | Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Otis Young, Clifton James

Votes: 14,888

31. A Decade Under the Influence (2003)

R | 138 min | Documentary

7.6
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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

Votes: 2,100

32. The Lloyd Bridges Show (1962–1963)
Episode: My Daddy Can Lick Your Daddy (1963)

22 min | Drama

7.4
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Writer: Robert Towne | Director: John Cassavetes | Stars: Michael F. Blake, Jeff Bridges, Lloyd Bridges, Morris Buchanan

Votes: 25

33. The Parallax View (1974)

R | 102 min | Thriller

7.3
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An ambitious reporter gets in way-over-his-head trouble while investigating a senator's assassination which leads to a vast conspiracy involving a multinational corporation behind every event in the worlds headlines.

Writers: David Giler, Lorenzo Semple Jr., Loren Singer | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, William Daniels, Walter McGinn

Votes: 10,091

34. The Yakuza (1974)

R | 112 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia...

Writers: Paul Schrader, Robert Towne, Leonard Schrader | Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Ken Takakura, Brian Keith, Herb Edelman

Votes: 4,615

35. Breaking Point (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

7.3
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Dr. Raymer is the mentor and also boss of Dr. McKinley Thompson at York Hospital. The actions centers around the lives of the people who eventually seek help and their situations rather than the treatment prescribed.

Creator: Meta Rosenberg | Stars: Paul Richards, Eduard Franz, Cece Whitney, Virginia Gregg

Votes: 39

36. Without Limits (1998)

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

7.2
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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

Votes: 5,626

37. Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)

G | 85 min | Family, Animation, Adventure

7.2
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A young boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of until he unleashes a century old secret that may not only destroy this ... See full summary »

Writers: Chris Columbus, Richard Outten, Jean Giraud, Yutaka Fujioka, Winsor McCay | Directors: Masami Hata, William T. Hurtz | Stars: Gabriel Damon, Mickey Rooney, Rene Auberjonois, Danny Mann

Votes: 5,110

38. Revolution! The Making of 'Bonnie and Clyde' (2008 Video)

65 min | Documentary

7.2
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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Warren Beatty, Robert Benton, Robert Towne, Arthur Penn

Votes: 21

39. Mission: Impossible (1996)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.1
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60 Metascore

An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization.

Writers: Bruce Geller, David Koepp, Steven Zaillian, Robert Towne | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Emmanuelle Béart, Henry Czerny

Votes: 265,269

40. Chinatown Revisited with Roman Polanski, Robert Evans and Robert Towne (1999 Video)

14 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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Producer Robert Evans, screenwriter Robert Towne, and director Roman Polanski discuss the making of their film "Chinatown".

Stars: Robert Evans, Roman Polanski, Robert Towne

Votes: 38

41. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Warren Beatty (2008 TV Special)

7.0
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Writer: Jon Macks | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Halle Berry, Dyan Cannon

Votes: 66

42. Reel Radicals: The Sixties Revolution in Film (2002 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, History

7.0
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This 90-minute documentary illustrates how directors pushed boundaries and altered the art of filmmaking during the turbulent, swinging 1960s. Narrated by Woody Harrelson, "Reel Radicals" ... See full summary »

Writers: Ethan Mordden, Lewis A. Bogach | Directors: Lewis A. Bogach, Don Fizzinoglia | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Fidel Castro, Phyllis Coates, John Connally

Votes: 40

43. Frantic (1988)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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In a hotel room in Paris, a doctor comes out of the shower and finds that his wife has disappeared. He soon finds himself caught up in a world of intrigue, espionage, gangsters, drugs and murder.

Writers: Roman Polanski, Gérard Brach | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Harrison Ford, Betty Buckley, Emmanuelle Seigner, Djiby Soumare

Votes: 35,434

44. Heaven Can Wait (1978)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.9
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A Los Angeles Rams quarterback, accidentally taken away from his body by an overanxious angel before he was meant to die, returns to life in the body of a recently murdered millionaire.

Writers: Elaine May, Warren Beatty, Harry Segall | Directors: Warren Beatty, Buck Henry | Stars: Warren Beatty, James Mason, Julie Christie, Jack Warden

Votes: 13,257

45. The New Centurions (1972)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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An idealistic rookie cop joins the LAPD to make ends meet while finishing law school, and is indoctrinated by a seasoned veteran. As time goes on, he loses his ambitions and family as police work becomes his entire life.

Writers: Stirling Silliphant, Joseph Wambaugh | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: George C. Scott, Stacy Keach, Jane Alexander, Scott Wilson

Votes: 1,185

46. The Firm (1993)

R | 154 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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58 Metascore

A young lawyer joins a prestigious law firm only to discover that it has a sinister dark side.

Writers: John Grisham, David Rabe, Robert Towne, David Rayfiel | Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman, Hal Holbrook

Votes: 81,212

47. The Lloyd Bridges Show (1962–1963)

30 min | Drama

6.8
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Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Jeff Bridges, Dub Taylor, Edgar Buchanan

Votes: 31

48. AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003 TV Special)

TV-14 | Documentary

6.8
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The American Film Institute celebrates 100 years of film by recognizing the top 50 film heroes and top 50 film villains of all time.

Writer: Bob Gazzale | Directors: Gary Smith, Dann Netter | Stars: Kathy Bates, Anthony Hopkins, Hayden Christensen, Glenn Close

Votes: 221

49. Budd Boetticher: A Man Can Do That (2005 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 86 min | Documentary, Biography

6.8
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Writer: Dave Kehr | Director: Bruce Ricker | Stars: Ed Harris, Peter Bogdanovich, Larry Cohen, Andrew Sarris

Votes: 107

50. The 47th Annual Academy Awards (1975 TV Special)

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Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Theoni V. Aldredge, Irwin Allen, Fred Astaire, Lauren Bacall

Votes: 78