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1. The Forgiven (2017)

Drama

9.0
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After the end of Apartheid, Archbishop Desmond Tutu meets with a brutal murderer seeking redemption.

Director: Roland Joffé | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Eric Bana, Jeff Gum, Vince Vaughn

Votes: 17

2. Africa (2013)

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: 7,585

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

Reality-TV

8.9
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Stars: Lucie Arnaz, Frankie Avalon, Lauren Bacall, Lucille Ball

Votes: 57

4. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Slave to Memory (2017)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

8.6
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The Lyons come up with a plan to take down the Dubois family once and for all.

Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 49

5. The Shield (2002–2008)

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

8.7
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The lives and cases of a dirty LAPD cop and the police unit under his command.

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

Votes: 61,082

6. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )

65 min | Talk-Show

8.7
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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: 4,413

7. Roots: A History Revealed (2016 TV Special)

History

8.7
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Stars: Tommie Earl Jenkins, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Malachi Kirby, Regé-Jean Page

Votes: 6

8. Death and Taxis (2007)

89 min | Drama

8.6
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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

9. Brick City (2009– )

60 min | Documentary

8.5
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Stars: Garry McCarthy, Cory Booker, Kyla McCarthy, Ras Baraka

Votes: 147

10. The Misbehavers (2004)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary

8.5
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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: 49

11. Star Wars Celebration 2017 (2017)

Reality-TV, Sci-Fi

8.4
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Stars: Anthony Carboni, Anthony Daniels, Warwick Davis, Andi Gutierrez

Votes: 22

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

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

8.3
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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: 9,281

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

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

8.3
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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: 15,123

14. Star Wars: Rebels (2014– )
Episode: In the Name of the Rebellion: Part 2 (2017)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.3
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After being separated from Hera and Kanan, Ezra and Sabine join the desperate quest of Saw Gerrera to hunt down the Empire's elusive secret superweapon.

Directors: Bosco Ng, Dave Filoni | Stars: Taylor Gray, Vanessa Marshall, Freddie Prinze Jr., Tiya Sircar

Votes: 245

15. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

8.2
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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: 5,596

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

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

8.2
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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: 121

17. Star Wars: Rebels (2014– )
Episode: In the Name of the Rebellion: Part 1 (2017)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.2
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As members of the Rebel Alliance, Ezra and the Ghost crew must accept a mission to spy on an Imperial outpost they would rather destroy.

Directors: Sergio Páez, Dave Filoni | Stars: Taylor Gray, Vanessa Marshall, Freddie Prinze Jr., Tiya Sircar

Votes: 244

18. Africa (2013)
Episode: Kalahari (2013)

TV-PG | 51 min | Documentary

8.2
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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: 349

19. Roots (2016)
Episode: Part 2 (2016)

TV-14 | 96 min | Drama, History

8.2
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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, Genevieve Hannelius

Votes: 303

20. Criminal Minds (2005– )

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

8.1
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The cases of the F.B.I. Behavioral Analysis Unit (B.A.U.), 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, Kirsten Vangsness, A.J. Cook, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 123,019

21. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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A 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: 36,106

22. Platoon (1986)

R | 120 min | Drama, War

8.1
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92 Metascore

A young soldier 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: 321,323 | Gross: $138.53M

23. North and South (1985)

561 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.1
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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: 7,959

24. North and South, Book II (1986)

570 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.1
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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: 3,870

25. Star Wars: Rebels (2014– )
Episode: Ghosts of Geonosis: Part 1 (2017)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.1
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After finding a missing rebel team member, the Ghost crew discovers another surprise on Geonosis and works to conceal it from Imperial forces.

Directors: Saul Ruiz, Justin Ridge | Stars: Taylor Gray, Vanessa Marshall, Freddie Prinze Jr., Tiya Sircar

Votes: 443

26. Roots (2016)
Episode: Part 1 (2016)

TV-14 | 99 min | Drama, History

8.1
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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: 388

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

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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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: 974

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

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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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: 124

29. Star Wars: Rebels (2014– )

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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A brave and clever ragtag starship crew stands up against the evil Empire as it tightens its grip on the galaxy and hunts down the last of the Jedi Knights.

Stars: Taylor Gray, Freddie Prinze Jr., Vanessa Marshall, Steve Blum

Votes: 17,648

30. Arrival (II) (2016)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.0
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81 Metascore

When twelve mysterious spacecrafts appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg

Votes: 413,761 | Gross: $100.55M

31. American Masters (1985– )

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 542

32. A Backyard Story (2010)

70 min | Drama

8.0
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Director: Falk Schultz | Stars: Matt Zemlin, Tyron Watzinger, Cosma Dujat, Ralf Bode

Votes: 72

33. American Pets (2006 Video)

10 min | Short

8.0
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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: 11

34. North and South (1985)
Episode: Episode #1.6 (1985)

94 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.0
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With Abe Lincoln's election as President, secessionist feelings are running high. George Hazard pays a surprise visit to Orry at Mont Royal to apologize for what his fanatical sister said ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 101

35. Star Wars: Rebels (2014– )
Episode: Ghosts of Geonosis: Part 2 (2017)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.1
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With finding Saw and making another discovery on Geonosis, the rebel team goes deeper into the tunnels just to see what is so important.

Directors: Melchior Zwyer, Justin Ridge | Stars: Taylor Gray, Vanessa Marshall, Freddie Prinze Jr., Tiya Sircar

Votes: 369

36. 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: 119

37. Roots (2016)
Episode: Part 4 (2016)

TV-14 | 88 min | Drama, History

8.0
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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, Herman Netzhammer, Lane Garrison, T.I.

Votes: 254

38. Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (2011)
Episode: The Girl in the Blue Mask (2011)

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

8.0
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Cooper and the red cell team try to find a killer who disfigures the faces of his victims.

Director: Félix Enríquez Alcalá | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Janeane Garofalo, Michael Kelly, Beau Garrett

Votes: 105

39. Roots (2016)

90 min | Drama, History

7.9
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An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", chronicling the history of an African man sold to slavery in America, and his descendants.

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

Votes: 5,677

40. Ernest & Celestine (2012)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime

7.9
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86 Metascore

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: 14,136 | Gross: $0.29M

41. Door to Door (2002 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

7.9
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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: 3,654

42. 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: 1,307

43. Independent Lens (1999– )

Documentary

7.9
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Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.

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

Votes: 389

44. Serving Life (2011 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary

7.9
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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: 368

45. Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (2011)
Episode: Devotion (2011)

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

7.9
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The red cell team tries to find a serial killer who is traveling across the country kidnapping and then hanging his victims.

Director: Stephen Cragg | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Janeane Garofalo, Michael Kelly, Beau Garrett

Votes: 105

46. 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: 131

47. 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: 136

48. Rogue One (2016)

PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.8
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65 Metascore

The daughter of an Imperial scientist joins the Rebel Alliance in a risky move to steal the Death Star plans.

Director: Gareth Edwards | Stars: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Donnie Yen

Votes: 384,803 | Gross: $532.18M

49. Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (1996 TV Movie)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.8
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A dramatization of the life of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (Don Cheadle), with a lot of factual based occurrences. A reformed junkie returns from prison to clean up his act and devote the ... See full summary »

Director: Eriq La Salle | Stars: Don Cheadle, James Earl Jones, Michael Beach, Ronny Cox

Votes: 2,554

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

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.8
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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: 2,151