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1. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active

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This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a new elite squad of NYPD detectives who investigate sexually related crimes.

Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Dann Florek, Richard Belzer

2. The Blacklist (2013– )

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Former government agent Raymond "Red" Reddington (James Spader) has eluded capture for decades. But he suddenly surrenders to the FBI with an offer to help catch a terrorist under the ... See full summary »

Stars: James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Ryan Eggold

3. Law & Order (1990–2010)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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The show follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points. The first half of the show concentrates on the investigation of the crime by the police, the second half follows the prosecution of the crime in court.

Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina, S. Epatha Merkerson

4. The Lost Boys (1987)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Horror

7.2
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63 Metascore

After moving to a new town, two brothers are convinced that the area is frequented by vampires.

Writers: Janice Fischer, James Jeremias, Jeffrey Boam | Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Dianne Wiest, Barnard Hughes

5. Robots (2005)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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64 Metascore

In a robot world, a young idealistic inventor travels to the big city to join his inspiration's company, only to find himself opposing its sinister new management.

Writers: Ron Mita, Jim McClain, David Lindsay-Abaire, Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel | Directors: Chris Wedge, Carlos Saldanha | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Halle Berry, Mel Brooks, Robin Williams

6. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active

7.3
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The third "Law and Order" series involves the criminal justice system from the criminal's point of view.

Stars: Kathryn Erbe, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jamey Sheridan, Courtney B. Vance

7. Edward Scissorhands (1990)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

8.0
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74 Metascore

An uncommonly gentle young man, who happens to have scissors for hands, falls in love with a beautiful adolescent girl.

Writers: Tim Burton, Caroline Thompson | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall

8. Footloose (1984)

R | 107 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.4
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A city teenager moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.

Writer: Dean Pitchford | Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest

9. Practical Magic (1998)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.0
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46 Metascore

Sally and Gillian Owens have always known they were different. Raised by their aunts after their parents' death, the sisters grew up in a household that was anything but typical--their ... See full summary »

Writers: Alice Hoffman, Robin Swicord, Akiva Goldsman, Adam Brooks | Director: Griffin Dunne | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Stockard Channing, Dianne Wiest

10. Parenthood (1989)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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82 Metascore

The Buckman family is a midwestern family all dealing with their lives: estranged relatives, raising children, pressures of the job, and learning to be a good parent and spouse.

Writers: Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel, Ron Howard | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest, Jason Robards

11. The Birdcage (1996)

R | 117 min | Comedy

6.9
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72 Metascore

A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée's right-wing moralistic parents.

Writers: Jean Poiret, Francis Veber, Édouard Molinaro, Marcello Danon, Elaine May | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman, Dianne Wiest

12. I Am Sam (2001)

PG-13 | 132 min | Drama

7.6
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28 Metascore

A mentally retarded man fights for custody of his 7-year-old daughter, and in the process teaches his cold-hearted lawyer the value of love and family.

Writers: Kristine Johnson, Jessie Nelson | Director: Jessie Nelson | Stars: Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dakota Fanning, Dianne Wiest

13. Dan in Real Life (2007)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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65 Metascore

A widower finds out the woman he fell in love with is his brother's girlfriend.

Writers: Pierce Gardner, Peter Hedges | Director: Peter Hedges | Stars: Steve Carell, Juliette Binoche, Dane Cook, Alison Pill

14. The Big Year (2011)

PG | 100 min | Comedy

6.2
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53 Metascore

Two bird enthusiasts try to defeat the cocky, cutthroat world record holder in a year-long bird-spotting competition.

Writers: Howard Franklin, Mark Obmascik | Director: David Frankel | Stars: Owen Wilson, Jack Black, Steve Martin, John Cleese

15. The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.6
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48 Metascore

A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.

Writers: Peter Hedges, Ahmet Zappa | Director: Peter Hedges | Stars: Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton, CJ Adams, Odeya Rush

16. In Treatment (2008– )

25 min | Drama | Active

8.3
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A psychotherapist questions his abilities and gets help by reuniting with his old therapist, whom he has not seen for ten years.

Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Dianne Wiest, Michelle Forbes, Blair Underwood

17. Synecdoche, New York (2008)

R | 124 min | Drama

7.4
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67 Metascore

A theatre director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he creates a life-size replica of New York City inside a warehouse as part of his new play.

Writer: Charlie Kaufman | Director: Charlie Kaufman | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams, Catherine Keener

18. The Horse Whisperer (1998)

PG-13 | 170 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.5
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65 Metascore

The mother of a severely traumatized daughter enlists the aid of a unique horse trainer to help the girl's equally injured horse.

Writers: Nick Evans, Eric Roth, Richard LaGravenese | Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Robert Redford, Kristin Scott Thomas, Sam Neill, Dianne Wiest

19. Rabbit Hole (2010)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama

7.0
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76 Metascore

Life for a happy couple is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident.

Writer: David Lindsay-Abaire | Director: John Cameron Mitchell | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, Dianne Wiest, Miles Teller

20. A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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67 Metascore

The movie is a coming-of-age drama about a boy growing up in Astoria, N.Y., during the 1980s. As his friends end up dead, on drugs or in prison, he comes to believe he has been saved from their fate by various so-called saints.

Writer: Dito Montiel | Director: Dito Montiel | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Rosario Dawson, Shia LaBeouf, Dianne Wiest

21. Passengers (2008)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.8
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40 Metascore

A grief counselor working with a group of plane-crash survivors finds herself at the root of a mystery when her clients begin to disappear.

Writer: Ronnie Christensen | Director: Rodrigo García | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Patrick Wilson, David Morse, Andre Braugher

22. Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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90 Metascore

Between two Thanksgivings, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Michael Caine, Barbara Hershey

23. The 10th Kingdom (2000 TV Mini-Series)

Not Rated | 417 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

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A father and daughter are caught in a parallel universe where the great queens Snow White, Cinderella, and Little Red Riding Hood have had their kingdoms fragmented by warring trolls, giants and goblins.

Stars: Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Scott Cohen, John Larroquette, Dianne Wiest

24. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.5
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Stars: Walt Disney, Kevin Corcoran, Paul Frees, Slim Pickens

25. Avonlea (1990–1996)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

8.5
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A young rich girl is sent to live with relatives in Prince Edward Island in early 1900s.

Stars: Zachary Bennett, Lally Cadeau, Mag Ruffman, Cedric Smith

26. Falling in Love (1984)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Romance

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During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Cristofer | Director: Ulu Grosbard | Stars: Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep, Harvey Keitel, Jane Kaczmarek

27. Bullets Over Broadway (1994)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.5
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In 1920s New York, a struggling playwright is forced to cast a mobster's talentless girlfriend in his latest drama in order to get it produced.

Writers: Woody Allen, Douglas McGrath | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, Jennifer Tilly, Chazz Palminteri

28. Dedication (2007)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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50 Metascore

The romantic comedy follows a misogynistic children's book author who is forced to work closely with a female illustrator instead of his long-time collaborator and only friend.

Writer: David Bromberg | Director: Justin Theroux | Stars: Billy Crudup, Mandy Moore, Tom Wilkinson, Christine Taylor

29. Great Performances (1971– )

132 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.7
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Creators: Marion J. Caffey, Daniel Ezralow, Josh Groban | Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Plácido Domingo, Chita Rivera

30. Darling Companion (2012)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama

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41 Metascore

The story of a woman who loves her dog more than her husband. And then her husband loses the dog.

Writers: Meg Kasdan, Lawrence Kasdan | Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Diane Keaton, Kevin Kline, Dianne Wiest, Richard Jenkins

31. Little Man Tate (1991)

PG | 99 min | Drama

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Dede is a sole parent trying to bring up her son Fred. When it is discovered that Fred is a genius, she is determined to ensure that Fred has all the opportunities that he needs, and that ... See full summary »

Writer: Scott Frank | Director: Jodie Foster | Stars: Jodie Foster, Dianne Wiest, Adam Hann-Byrd, Harry Connick Jr.

32. The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)

PG | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.7
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75 Metascore

In 1930s New Jersey, a movie character walks off the screen and into the real world.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello, Irving Metzman

33. 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, Dave Chappelle

34. Bright Lights, Big City (1988)

R | 107 min | Drama

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A disillusioned young writer living in New York City turns to drugs and drinking to block out the memories of his dead mother and estranged wife.

Writer: Jay McInerney | Director: James Bridges | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Kiefer Sutherland, Phoebe Cates, Swoosie Kurtz

35. The Scout (1994)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

5.3
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The story of a baseball scout who discovers a talented but troubled baseball player.

Writers: Roger Angell, Andrew Bergman, Albert Brooks, Monica Mcgowan Johnson | Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Albert Brooks, Brendan Fraser, Dianne Wiest, Anne Twomey

36. Radio Days (1987)

PG | 88 min | Comedy

7.6
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A nostalgic look at radio's golden age focusing on one ordinary family and the various performers in the medium.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Mike Starr, Paul Herman

37. Rage (I) (2009)

98 min | Drama

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A young blogger at a New York fashion house shoots behind-the-scenes interviews on his cell-phone.

Writer: Sally Potter | Director: Sally Potter | Stars: Simon Abkarian, Patrick J. Adams, Riz Ahmed, Bob Balaban

38. September (1987)

PG | 82 min | Drama

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At a summer house in Vermont, neighbor Howard falls in love with Lane, who's in a relationship with Peter, who's falling for Stephanie, who's married with children.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Elaine Stritch, Denholm Elliott, Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest

39. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.5
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Stars: Martin Scorsese, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett

40. The Humbling (2014)

R | Drama | Completed

A story set on a farm in upstate New York and centered on the sexual (and otherwise) relationship between an aged, suicidal actor and a younger woman.

Writers: Buck Henry, Philip Roth, Michal Zebede | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Al Pacino, Greta Gerwig, Kyra Sedgwick, Charles Grodin

41. The Corrections (2012 TV Movie)

Drama

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Three generations of a dysfunctional Midwestern family meet at the family home for what will be the last Christmas gathering there.

Writers: Noah Baumbach, Jonathan Franzen | Stars: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ewan McGregor, Chris Cooper, Rhys Ifans

42. The Associate (1996)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy

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A comedy about making it on Wall Street. Prejudices are hard to break and Laurel Ayres quickly learns that in order for people to take her seriously she has to work for an older white man ... See full summary »

Writers: Jenaro Prieto, Jean-Claude Carrière, René Gainville, Nick Thiel | Director: Donald Petrie | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Dianne Wiest, Eli Wallach, Tim Daly

43. Cops and Robbersons (1994)

PG | 93 min | Comedy

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When police discover that a mob hitman has moved in next door to the Robbersons, they want to find out what he is up to. So they set up a stakeout in the Robbersons' home. Hard-nosed, ... See full summary »

Writer: Bernie Somers | Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Chevy Chase, Jack Palance, Dianne Wiest, Robert Davi

44. Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 175 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

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Three tornadoes converge to wreak havoc on Chicago, disrupting the power grid and creating the worst super-storm in history: a category 6 twister.

Writer: Matt Dorff | Director: Dick Lowry | Stars: Thomas Gibson, Nancy McKeon, Chandra West, Brian Markinson

45. The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards (2009 TV Special)

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And we're off...as a 40-style radio announcer tells us about the value of television, somehow footage of LeBron is involved... See full synopsis »

Writers: Paul Greenberg, Billy Grundfest, Jon Macks, David Wild, Joe Kelly | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Christina Applegate, Army Archerd

46. Independence Day (1983)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

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Mary Ann Taylor loves the comforts of her hometown in Mercury, Texas. She has a steady job as a waitress in her father's diner, yet she can't help but feel unfulfilled by a life of pouring ... See full summary »

Writer: Alice Hoffman | Director: Robert Mandel | Stars: Kathleen Quinlan, David Keith, Frances Sternhagen, Cliff De Young

47. Woody Allen: A Documentary (2012)

113 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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Iconic writer, director, actor, comedian, and musician Woody Allen allowed his life and creative process to be documented on-camera for the first time. With this unprecedented access, ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert B. Weide | Director: Robert B. Weide | Stars: Woody Allen, Letty Aronson, Marshall Brickman, Josh Brolin

48. The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn (1999 TV Movie)

PG | 85 min | Drama

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A 91 year old carpenter (Sidney Poitier), who is still in completely good health, has to fight developers who are trying to force him to sell his land.

Writer: Sterling Anderson | Director: Gregg Champion | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Dianne Wiest, Mary-Louise Parker, George Newbern

49. Cookie (1989)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Crime

5.2
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Paroled labor racketeer "Dapper" Dino is sought after by a "politically ambitious" prosecutor schemes to put him back in jail and a deceitful partner sizes him up for concrete shoes.

Writers: Nora Ephron, Alice Arlen | Director: Susan Seidelman | Stars: Peter Falk, Dianne Wiest, Emily Lloyd, Michael V. Gazzo

50. It's My Turn (1980)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

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A successful but stressed mathematics professor (Clayburgh) goes to her father's wedding and falls in love with her father's bride's son (Douglas), a prematurely retired pro baseball player... See full summary »

Writer: Eleanor Bergstein | Director: Claudia Weill | Stars: Jill Clayburgh, Michael Douglas, Charles Grodin, Beverly Garland