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1. Criminal Minds (2005– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active

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The cases of the BAU, an elite group of profilers who analyze the nation's most dangerous criminal minds in an effort to anticipate their next moves before they strike again.

Creator: Jeff Davis | Stars: Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler, Thomas Gibson, Kirsten Vangsness

2. Taken 3 (2014)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Thriller

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26 Metascore

Ex-government operative Bryan Mills is accused of a ruthless murder he never committed or witnessed. As he is tracked and pursued, Mills brings out his particular set of skills to find the true killer and clear his name.

Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen | Director: Olivier Megaton | Stars: Liam Neeson, Forest Whitaker, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen

3. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music | Active

8.2
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The classic late night live sketch comedy show.

Creator: Lorne Michaels | Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Seth Meyers

4. American Dad! (2005– )

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

7.6
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The random escapades of Stan Smith, an extreme right wing CIA agent dealing with family life and keeping America safe, all in the most absurd way possible.

Creators: Mike Barker, Seth MacFarlane, Matt Weitzman | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker, Scott Grimes

5. ER (1994–2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama

7.7
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The work and lives of a group of emergency room doctors in Chicago.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Stars: Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Julianna Margulies, Eriq La Salle

6. Lee Daniels' The Butler (I) (2013)

PG-13 | 132 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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66 Metascore

As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.

Writers: Danny Strong, Wil Haygood | Director: Lee Daniels | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack, Jane Fonda

7. The Shield (2002–2008)

TV-MA | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to both keep the streets safe and their ... See full summary »

Creator: Shawn Ryan | Stars: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins, Michael Jace

8. Platoon (1986)

R | 120 min | Drama, War

8.1
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A young recruit in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

Writer: Oliver Stone | Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Keith David

9. Out of the Furnace (2013)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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63 Metascore

When Rodney Baze mysteriously disappears and law enforcement doesn't follow through fast enough, his older brother, Russell, takes matters into his own hands to find justice.

Writers: Brad Ingelsby, Scott Cooper | Director: Scott Cooper | Stars: Christian Bale, Casey Affleck, Zoe Saldana, Woody Harrelson

10. Catch .44 (2011)

R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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For Tes (Akerman) and her two cohorts Kara (Nikki Reed) and Dawn (Deborah Ann Woll), the job sounded simple enough: intercept a double-cross drug shipment for their crime boss Mel (Willis) ... See full summary »

Writer: Aaron Harvey | Director: Aaron Harvey | Stars: Malin Akerman, Nikki Reed, Deborah Ann Woll, Forest Whitaker

11. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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67 Metascore

A group of Southern California high school students are enjoying their most important subjects: sex, drugs and rock n' roll.

Writer: Cameron Crowe | Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Robert Romanus

12. Dope (2015)

115 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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76 Metascore

A coming of age comedy/drama for the post hip hop generation. Malcolm is a geek, carefully surviving life in The Bottoms, a tough neighborhood in Inglewood, CA filled gangsters and drugs ... See full summary »

Writer: Rick Famuyiwa | Director: Rick Famuyiwa | Stars: Zoë Kravitz, Tony Revolori, Forest Whitaker, Keith Stanfield

13. Panic Room (2002)

R | 112 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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65 Metascore

A divorced woman and her diabetic daughter take refuge in their newly-purchased house's safe room, when three men break-in, searching for a missing fortune.

Writer: David Koepp | Director: David Fincher | Stars: Jodie Foster, Kristen Stewart, Forest Whitaker, Dwight Yoakam

14. The Last King of Scotland (2006)

R | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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74 Metascore

Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970s

Writers: Peter Morgan, Jeremy Brock, Giles Foden | Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: James McAvoy, Forest Whitaker, Gillian Anderson, Kerry Washington

15. The Last Stand (2013)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.4
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54 Metascore

The leader of a drug cartel busts out of a courthouse and speeds to the Mexican border, where the only thing in his path is a sheriff and his inexperienced staff.

Writer: Andrew Knauer | Director: Jee-Woon Kim | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Forest Whitaker, Johnny Knoxville, Rodrigo Santoro

16. Fruitvale Station (2013)

R | 85 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.5
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85 Metascore

The story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.

Writer: Ryan Coogler | Director: Ryan Coogler | Stars: Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Durand

17. Street Kings (2008)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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55 Metascore

An undercover cop, disillusioned by the recent murder of his wife, is implicated in the murder of an officer and must struggle to clear himself.

Writers: James Ellroy, Kurt Wimmer, Jamie Moss | Director: David Ayer | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Laurie, Chris Evans

18. Southpaw (2015)

Drama | Post-production

A boxer fights his way to the top, only to find his life falling apart around him.

Writers: Kurt Sutter, Richard Wenk | Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, Rita Ora, Naomie Harris

19. Monte Carlo (2011)

PG | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

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43 Metascore

Three young women vacationing in Paris find themselves whisked away to Monte Carlo after one of the girls is mistaken for a British heiress.

Writers: Thomas Bezucha, April Blair, Maria Maggenti, Kelly Bowe, Jules Bass | Director: Thomas Bezucha | Stars: Selena Gomez, Leighton Meester, Katie Cassidy, Cory Monteith

20. Where the Wild Things Are (2009)

PG | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.8
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71 Metascore

An adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic children's story, where Max, a disobedient little boy sent to bed without his supper, creates his own world - a forest inhabited by ferocious wild creatures who crown Max as their ruler.

Writers: Spike Jonze, Dave Eggers, Maurice Sendak | Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Max Records, Catherine O'Hara, Forest Whitaker, Pepita Emmerichs

21. Battlefield Earth (2000)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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9 Metascore

After enslavement & near extermination by an alien race in the year 3000, humanity begins to fight back.

Writers: Corey Mandell, J.D. Shapiro, L. Ron Hubbard | Director: Roger Christian | Stars: John Travolta, Forest Whitaker, Barry Pepper, Kim Coates

22. Zulu (2013)

110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Policemen Ali Sokhela and Brian Epkeen investigate the brutal murder of a young white woman, apparently provoked by the availability of a new illegal drug and somehow connected to the disappearance of black street children.

Writers: Caryl Ferey, Julien Rappeneau, Jérôme Salle | Director: Jérôme Salle | Stars: Orlando Bloom, Forest Whitaker, Lise Slabber, Tanya van Graan

23. Species (1995)

R | 108 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

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A group of scientists try to track down and trap a killer alien seductress before she successfully mates with a human.

Writer: Dennis Feldman | Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Natasha Henstridge, Michael Madsen, Ben Kingsley, Alfred Molina

24. Two Men in Town (2014)

R | 120 min | Drama

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55 Metascore

A Muslim ex-con forms a friendship with his parole officer.

Writers: Rachid Bouchareb, Daniel Boulanger, José Giovanni, Yasmina Khadra, Olivier Lorelle | Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Harvey Keitel, Brenda Blethyn, Luis Guzmán

25. Phone Booth (2002)

R | 81 min | Mystery, Thriller

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56 Metascore

Stuart Shepard finds himself trapped in a phone booth, pinned down by an extortionist's sniper rifle.

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Colin Farrell, Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker, Radha Mitchell

26. The Color of Money (1986)

R | 119 min | Drama, Sport

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Fast Eddie Felson teaches a cocky but immensely talented protégé the ropes of pool hustling, which in turn inspires him to make an unlikely comeback.

Writers: Walter Tevis, Richard Price | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Helen Shaver

27. Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, War

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An unorthodox and irreverent DJ begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the US Armed Services Radio station in Vietnam.

Writer: Mitch Markowitz | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Tung Thanh Tran, Chintara Sukapatana

28. Bloodsport (1988)

R | 92 min | Action, Biography, Drama

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Frank Dux has spent most his life being trained by Tanaka to participate in the Kumite, the ultimate martial arts tournament, where participants are seriously injured, even killed. Frank ... See full summary »

Writers: Sheldon Lettich, Christopher Cosby, Mel Friedman | Director: Newt Arnold | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Donald Gibb, Leah Ayres, Norman Burton

29. Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (2011– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active

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On the streets of San Francisco a team of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Behavioral Analysis Unit use profiling to catch some of the most horrific serial killers and unidentifiable subjects.

Creators: Edward Allen Bernero, Chris Mundy | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Janeane Garofalo, Matt Ryan, Kirsten Vangsness

30. American Idol (2002– )

TV-PG | 42 min | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV | Active

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Twelve finalists and/or future singers (six men and six women) who were selected from America, compete in a talent contest in which they were asked to sing any song they like on this "Star ... See full summary »

Creator: Simon Fuller | Stars: Ryan Seacrest, Randy Jackson, Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul

31. Vision Quest (1985)

R | 107 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

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Vision Quest is a coming of age movie in which high school wrestler Louden Swain decides he wants to be something more than an average high school athlete and sets his sights on a prize ... See full summary »

Writers: Terry Davis, Darryl Ponicsan | Director: Harold Becker | Stars: Matthew Modine, Linda Fiorentino, Michael Schoeffling, Ronny Cox

32. The Experiment (2010)

R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller

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26 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study that ultimately spirals out of control.

Writers: Paul Scheuring, Mario Giordano, Christoph Darnstädt, Don Bohlinger, Oliver Hirschbiegel | Director: Paul Scheuring | Stars: Adrien Brody, Cam Gigandet, Forest Whitaker, Maggie Grace

33. Diff'rent Strokes (1978–1986)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

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The misadventures of a rich Manhattan family who adopted the children of their late African American maid.

Creators: Jeff Harris, Bernie Kukoff | Stars: Gary Coleman, Todd Bridges, Conrad Bain, Dana Plato

34. 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

35. Repo Men (2010)

R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

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32 Metascore

Set in the near future when artificial organs can be bought on credit, it revolves around a man who struggles to make the payments on a heart he has purchased. He must therefore go on the run before said ticker is repossessed.

Writers: Eric Garcia, Garrett Lerner | Director: Miguel Sapochnik | Stars: Jude Law, Forest Whitaker, Alice Braga, Liev Schreiber

36. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

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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, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, James Sikking

37. Hope Floats (1998)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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42 Metascore

Birdee Calvert must choose between her morals and her heart after her husband divorces her and a charming young man, who her daughter disapproves of, comes back into her life.

Writer: Steven Rogers | Director: Forest Whitaker | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Harry Connick Jr., Gena Rowlands, Mae Whitman

38. The Great Debaters (2007)

PG-13 | 126 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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65 Metascore

A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship.

Writers: Robert Eisele, Jeffrey Porro, Tony Scherman | Director: Denzel Washington | Stars: Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Kimberly Elise, Nate Parker

39. North and South (1985 TV Mini-Series)

561 min | Drama, History, Romance

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Two friends, one northern and one southern, struggle to maintain their friendship as events build towards the American Civil War.

Creator: Douglas Heyes | Stars: Kirstie Alley, Georg Stanford Brown, David Carradine, Philip Casnoff

40. Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.9
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Jimmy Kimmel interviews celebrities.

Creator: Jimmy Kimmel | Stars: Jimmy Kimmel, Cleto Escobedo III, Dicky Barrett, Guillermo Rodriguez

41. The Crying Game (1992)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.3
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90 Metascore

A British soldier is kidnapped by IRA terrorists. He befriends one of his captors, who is drawn into the soldier's world.

Writer: Neil Jordan | Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Stephen Rea, Jaye Davidson, Forest Whitaker, Miranda Richardson

42. Repentance (I) (2013)

R | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

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A successful author and spiritual advisor takes on a troubled man as a client, completely unaware that the man's fixation on his mother's death will soon put his life in jeopardy.

Writers: Shintaro Shimosawa, Philippe Caland | Director: Philippe Caland | Stars: Anthony Mackie, Forest Whitaker, Sanaa Lathan, Mike Epps

43. Vantage Point (2008)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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40 Metascore

The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.

Writer: Barry L. Levy | Director: Pete Travis | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Forest Whitaker, Matthew Fox, Bruce McGill

45. The Fall Guy (1981–1986)

60 min | Action, Adventure

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The adventures of a film stunt performer who moonlights as a bounty hunter when movie work is slow.

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Stars: Lee Majors, Douglas Barr, Heather Thomas, Markie Post

46. Powder Blue (2009)

R | 106 min | Drama

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Four Los Angelenos -- a mortician, an ex-con, a suicidal ex-priest, and a stripper -- are brought together on Christmas Eve by a mixture of circumstances.

Writers: Timothy Linh Bui, Stephane Gauger | Director: Timothy Linh Bui | Stars: Jessica Biel, Eddie Redmayne, Forest Whitaker, Ray Liotta

47. Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003– )

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show | Active

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A mix of celebrity interviews, musical performers, audience participation games, and segments spotlighting real people with extraordinary stories and talents, hosted by comedienne Ellen DeGeneres.

Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Anthony Okungbowa, Stephen Boss, Jon Abrahams

48. Cagney & Lacey (1981–1988)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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Two female police detectives cooperate with each other both in their professions and in their personal lives.

Creators: Barbara Avedon, Barbara Corday | Stars: Tyne Daly, Al Waxman, John Karlen, Martin Kove

49. Phenomenon (1996)

PG | 123 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.4
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41 Metascore

An ordinary man sees a bright light descend from the sky, and discovers he now has super-intelligence and telekinesis.

Writer: Gerald Di Pego | Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: John Travolta, Kyra Sedgwick, Forest Whitaker, Robert Duvall

50. Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)

PG | 143 min | Drama, Music

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A frustrated composer finds fulfillment as a high school music teacher.

Writer: Patrick Sheane Duncan | Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Glenne Headly, Jay Thomas, Olympia Dukakis