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1. La noche de los Oscar (2008 TV Movie)

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Stars: Àngels Barceló, Jaume Figueras, Cristina Teva, Antonio Muñoz de Mesa

Votes: 5

2. Africa (2013 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

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Africa, the world's wildest continent. David Attenborough takes us on an awe-inspiring journey through one of the most diverse places in the world. We visit deserts, savannas, and jungles and meet up with some of Africa's amazing wildlife.

Stars: David Attenborough, Simon Blakeney, James Aldred, Katrina Bartlam

Votes: 4,376

3. The 6th Annual American Cinema Awards (1989 TV Special)

Reality-TV

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Stars: Lucie Arnaz, Frankie Avalon, Lauren Bacall, Lucille Ball

Votes: 50

4. Africa (2013– )
Episode: Kalahari (2013)

51 min | Documentary

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Deserts, like southern Africa's Kalahari and Namib, are strange and by definition are particularly dangerous and demanding environments, requiring elaborate adaptations. Some are behavioral... See full summary »

Director: Katrina Bartlam | Stars: David Attenborough, Simon Blakeney, Paul Brehem, Martyn Colbeck

Votes: 192

5. Africa (2013– )
Episode: Cape (2013)

51 min | Documentary

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Southern Africa is a riot of life and color. But if it was not for two great ocean currents that sweep around and shape the continent's Great Cape it would be a desert. This episode celebrates the rejuvenating powers of the ocean.

Director: Javotte Flatman | Stars: David Attenborough, Kevin Flay, Hugh Miller, Hugh Pearson

Votes: 130

6. Africa (2013– )
Episode: Congo (2013)

51 min | Documentary

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The rain forest in and around equatorial Africa's Congo basin is the continent's richest and most varied environment. The abundance of food however also means extremely competition for it, ... See full summary »

Director: Felicity Egerton | Stars: David Attenborough, James Aldred, Mark MacEwen, Forest Whitaker

Votes: 135

7. Africa (2013– )
Episode: Sahara (2013)

51 min | Documentary

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Over a few thousand years, climate change drove many species from an abundant part of (Northern) Africa to the coastal and mountain edges, where some population persist, as most turned into... See full summary »

Directors: Ben Aviss, Katrina Bartlam, Nick Easton | Stars: David Attenborough, Katrina Bartlam, Mohammed Hawash, Warwick Sloss

Votes: 123

8. Africa (2013– )
Episode: Savannah (2013)

51 min | Documentary

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Volcanoes, some still active, shape East Africa's vast savannas, mainly consisting of grasslands where huge wildebeest and other herds roam and their annual migration steers the habitat ... See full summary »

Stars: David Attenborough, Simon Blakeney, Mark Deeble, Justin Maguire

Votes: 141

9. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )

65 min | Talk-Show

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Famous actors, directors and writers reminisce about their careers and the philosophy behind their careers.

Stars: James Lipton, Bradley Cooper, Ellen Burstyn, Arthur Penn

Votes: 4,136

10. The Shield (2002–2008)

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

8.7
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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 »

Stars: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins, Michael Jace

Votes: 54,945

11. Brick City (2009– )

60 min | Documentary

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Stars: Garry McCarthy, Cory Booker, Ras Baraka

Votes: 136

12. Death and Taxis (2007)

89 min | Drama

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Take a fascinating journey in Death And Taxis where the journey is the destination, and the next world might be just a cab ride away. Hugging the double-yellow line between this life and ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Mukherji | Stars: James Y. Jones, Heather Miller, Rich Komenich, Gary Sugarman

Votes: 27

13. Stand Up to Cancer (2008 TV Movie)

Music

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Stand Up to Cancer is a ground-breaking television event scheduled to air on September 5, 2008 at 8pm EST and PST... See full synopsis »

Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Casey Affleck, Jessica Alba, Morgan Andrich, Jennifer Aniston

Votes: 96

14. BET Awards 2013 (2013 TV Special)

242 min | Music

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Director: Jonte | Stars: 2 Chainz, Laila Ali, Tatyana Ali, Marsha Ambrosius

Votes: 19

15. The Misbehavers (2004)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary

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The Misbehavers documents a small army of guerrilla filmmakers as they converge at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival for a mission dubbed Operation: Altitude. The objective: book a venue, ... See full summary »

Directors: Elias Pate, Bryan Young | Stars: Shade Anderson, Jonathan M. Black, Zach Braff, Kamell Clauson

Votes: 48

16. Africa (2013– )
Episode: The Future (2013)

52 min | Documentary

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David Attenborough takes a look at the future of the world's warmest and wildest continent, which like our planet saw more change in the last half century then ever before, and must expect ... See full summary »

Director: Felicity Lanchester | Stars: David Attenborough, Tim Berrow, Andres Bifani, Kate Broome

Votes: 102

17. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Murmurs of the Heart (2007)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Romance

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Kovac finds himself in a tense confrontation with Curtis Ames, and Abby must act to protect her family. Meanwhile, Neela and Gates rush to get Meg to the hospital while Sam's new home is soon under threat from fire.

Director: Christopher Chulack | Stars: Goran Visnjic, Maura Tierney, Mekhi Phifer, Parminder Nagra

Votes: 138

18. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Joseph Bolter

Votes: 8,601

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

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

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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

Votes: 14,041

20. Roots (2016– )
Episode: Part 2 (2016)

96 min | Drama, History

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Redcoats attempt to persuade slaves to run away and join the English army; Kunta escapes but slave catchers apprehend him and amputate half of his foot to ensure that he never runs off ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Van Peebles | Stars: Emayatzy Corinealdi, Emyri Crutchfield, Matthew Goode, G. Hannelius

Votes: 179

21. Criminal Minds (2005– )

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

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The cases of the FBI Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU), an elite group of profilers who analyze the nation's most dangerous serial killers and individual heinous crimes in an effort to anticipate their next moves before they strike again.

Stars: Matthew Gray Gubler, Thomas Gibson, Kirsten Vangsness, Shemar Moore

Votes: 109,749

22. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

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The famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 32,786

23. 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.

Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, James Sikking

Votes: 4,820

24. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography

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The life story of Louisa May Alcott based on her writings as well as those of family, friends and associates.

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 419

25. Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter (2015– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Talk-Show

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'The Hollywood Reporter', in partnership with Sundance TV, holds round-table discussions with Oscar and Emmy nominees.

Stars: Stacey Wilson, Stephen Galloway, Lacey Rose, Matt Belloni

Votes: 13

26. A Backyard Story (2010)

70 min | Drama

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Director: Falk Schultz | Stars: Matt Zemlin, Tyron Watzinger, Cosma Dujat, Ralf Bode

Votes: 67

27. Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (2011)
Episode: Death by a Thousand Cuts (2011)

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

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Cooper and the red cell team track a serial killer who is randomly shooting people in crowded areas. Also, Beth's life is put in peril when she and Prophet go undercover.

Director: Edward Allen Bernero | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Janeane Garofalo, Michael Kelly, Beau Garrett

Votes: 105

28. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Jigsaw (2006)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Romance

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A belligerent young man with the flu turns out to be more than he seems, and presents a challenge to Morris and Sam when he refuses treatment. Abby's chance encounter with Curtis Ames ... See full summary »

Director: John Wells | Stars: Goran Visnjic, Maura Tierney, Mekhi Phifer, Parminder Nagra

Votes: 128

29. Roots (2016– )
Episode: Part 4 (2016)

88 min | Drama, History

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Chicken George returns to the Lea farm after 20 years; Tom, nurses a grudge against his father; George and Cyrus join the Memphis Colored Battery; Tom returns home after the war to embark on a new life with his family.

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Lane Garrison, T.I., Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Votes: 147

30. Platoon (1986)

R | 120 min | Drama, War

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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.

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

Votes: 290,637 | Gross: $137.96M

31. 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.

Stars: Kirstie Alley, Georg Stanford Brown, David Carradine, Philip Casnoff

Votes: 7,175

32. North and South, Book II (1986 TV Mini-Series)

570 min | Drama, History, Romance

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The story of two friends and their families on opposite sides of the American Civil War.

Stars: Kirstie Alley, David Carradine, Philip Casnoff, Mary Crosby

Votes: 3,440

33. Independent Lens (1999– )

Documentary

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Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.

Stars: America Ferrera, Terrence Howard, Stanley Tucci, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 311

34. Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001–2010)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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A mix of music, comedy and celebrity chat hosted by fast-witted comic Jonathan Ross.

Stars: Jonathan Ross, Stephen de Martin, Ian Parkin, David Wickenden

Votes: 1,973

35. The Shield (2002–2008)
Episode: Postpartum (2006)

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

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Vic arranges to get Lem safely out of the country and set up a new life for him in Mexico.

Director: Stephen Kay | Stars: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins, Michael Jace

Votes: 876

36. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Tell Me No Secrets... (2006)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Romance

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Kovac and Gates treat a girl who appears to have been assaulted. When the police are no help with Ames, Kovac decides to confront the problem himself; Morris and other doctors work on a ... See full summary »

Director: Laura Innes | Stars: Goran Visnjic, Maura Tierney, Mekhi Phifer, Parminder Nagra

Votes: 106

37. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 580

38. 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

Votes: 145

39. 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2007 TV Special)

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Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Edward Albert, Elizabeth Allen, June Allyson, Julie Andrews

Votes: 16

40. American Pets (2006 Video)

10 min | Short

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Documentary about animal welfare with John McNaughton, Kevin Mukherji, Harold Ramis, John Sayles, and Forest Whitaker.

Director: Kevin Mukherji | Stars: Kevin Mukherji, John McNaughton, John Sayles, Forest Whitaker

Votes: 10

41. Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (2011)
Episode: Jane (2011)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A case involving the abduction of several women becomes personal for the red cell team when one of the victims, "Jane Doe," is never reported as missing.

Director: Rob Hardy | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Janeane Garofalo, Michael Kelly, Beau Garrett

Votes: 102

42. Roots (2016– )
Episode: Part 1 (2016)

99 min | Drama, History

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In the river region of The Gambia in 1750, Omoro Kinte and his wife, Binta, give birth to a son, Kunta. Kunta is kidnapped in 1767 and sold to British slave traders. After arriving in ... See full summary »

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Matthew Goode, Malachi Kirby, Derek Luke

Votes: 250

43. Ernest & Celestine (2012)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime

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The story of an unlikely friendship between a bear, Ernest, and a young mouse named Celestine.

Directors: Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar, Benjamin Renner | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Lambert Wilson, Pauline Brunner, Mackenzie Foy

Votes: 11,956 | Gross: $0.07M

44. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,084

45. Door to Door (2002 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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A man with cerebral palsy is determined to become a salesman.

Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: William H. Macy, Kyra Sedgwick, Kathy Baker, Joel Brooks

Votes: 3,486

46. Serving Life (2011 TV Movie)

86 min | Documentary

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Actor Forest Whitaker narrates the story of a group of inmate volunteers who staff their own hospice inside a maximum security prison in Louisiana where the average sentence is more than 90 years.

Director: Lisa R. Cohen | Star: Forest Whitaker

Votes: 358

47. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: A House Divided (2007)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Romance

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Kovac reacts negatively when he sees Abby giving extra attention to a patient; Ray and Gates clash over a patient, pinning Neela in the middle; and Ben takes things to the next level with ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Bernstein | Stars: Goran Visnjic, Maura Tierney, Mekhi Phifer, Parminder Nagra

Votes: 107

48. North and South (1985)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1985)

93 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.9
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1842, Orry Main leaves Mont Royal, the cotton plantation near Charleston (South Carolina) he's heir to, on his way to West Point for two years of officer's training. On the way he stops a ... See full summary »

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Kirstie Alley, Georg Stanford Brown, David Carradine, Philip Casnoff

Votes: 108

49. Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (2011)
Episode: One Shot Kill (2011)

TV-14 | 41 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Mick finds himself being taunted by the serial sniper who he and the team are charged with tracking down.

Director: Terry McDonough | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Janeane Garofalo, Michael Kelly, Beau Garrett

Votes: 117

50. Roots (2016 TV Mini-Series)

Drama, History

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An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", chronicling the history of an African slave sold to America and his descendants.

Stars: Herbert Cavalier Jr., Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Malachi Kirby, Forest Whitaker

Votes: 3,096