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1. The Counselor (2013)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.4
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48 Metascore

A lawyer finds himself in over his head when he gets involved in drug trafficking.

Writer: Cormac McCarthy | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem

2. The X-Files (1993–2002)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.8
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Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.

Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, Robert Patrick

3. Safe House (2012)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.8
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52 Metascore

A young CIA agent is tasked with looking after a fugitive in a safe house. But when the safe house is attacked, he finds himself on the run with his charge.

Writer: David Guggenheim | Director: Daniel Espinosa | Stars: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Robert Patrick, Vera Farmiga

4. Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)

R | 102 min | Action, Thriller

6.4
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56 Metascore

Hitman "El Mariachi" becomes involved in international espionage involving a psychotic CIA agent and a corrupt Mexican general.

Writer: Robert Rodriguez | Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Johnny Depp, Willem Dafoe

5. Predator 2 (1990)

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

6.2
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Amidst a territorial gang war, a sophisticated alien hunter stalks the citizens of Los Angeles and the only man between him and his prey is veteran L.A.P.D. officer, Lieutenant Mike Harrigan.

Writers: Jim Thomas, John Thomas | Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Kevin Peter Hall, Rubén Blades

6. Do the Right Thing (1989)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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91 Metascore

On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.

Writer: Spike Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson

7. Oliver & Company (1988)

G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.7
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A lost and alone kitten joins a gang of dogs engaged in petty larceny in New York.

Writers: Jim Cox, Tim Disney, James Mangold, Vance Gerry, Mike Gabriel, Joe Ranft, Jim Mitchell, Chris Bailey, Kirk Wise, David Michener, Roger Allers, Gary Trousdale, Kevin Lima, Michael Cedeno, Peter Young, Leon Joosen, Gerrit Graham, Sam Graham, Chris Hubbell, Steve Hulett, Danny Mann, Charles Dickens | Director: George Scribner | Stars: Joseph Lawrence, Billy Joel, Cheech Marin, Richard Mulligan

8. The Devil's Own (1997)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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53 Metascore

A police officer uncovers the real identity of his house-guest, an I.R.A. terrorist in hiding.

Writers: Kevin Jarre, David Aaron Cohen, Vincent Patrick | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt, Margaret Colin, Rubén Blades

9. Hands of Stone (2015)

Action, Biography, Drama | Post-production

The legendary Roberto Duran and his equally legendary trainer Ray Arcel change each other's lives.

Writer: Jonathan Jakubowicz | Director: Jonathan Jakubowicz | Stars: Robert De Niro, Ellen Barkin, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, John Turturro

10. The Two Jakes (1990)

R | 137 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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56 Metascore

The sequel to Chinatown (1974) finds Jake Gittes investigating adultery and murder... and the money that comes from oil.

Writer: Robert Towne | Director: Jack Nicholson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Harvey Keitel, Meg Tilly, Madeleine Stowe

11. Color of Night (1994)

R | 121 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.0
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A color-blind psychiatrist Bill Capa is stalked by an unknown killer after taking over his murdered friend's therapy group, all of whom have a connection to a mysterious young woman that Capa begins having intense sexual encounters with.

Writers: Billy Ray, Matthew Chapman | Director: Richard Rush | Stars: Bruce Willis, Jane March, Rubén Blades, Lesley Ann Warren

12. All the Pretty Horses (2000)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Romance, Western

5.8
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55 Metascore

Two Texas cowboys head to Mexico in search of work, but soon find themselves in trouble with the law after one of them falls in love with a wealthy rancher's daughter.

Writers: Cormac McCarthy, Ted Tally | Director: Billy Bob Thornton | Stars: Matt Damon, Penélope Cruz, Henry Thomas, Angelina Torres

13. Dance with Me (1998)

PG | 126 min | Drama, Romance, Music

5.7
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Young Cuban Rafael just buried his mother, and comes to Houston to meet his father John for the first time. The difficult part is that John doesn't know he is Rafael's father. John runs a ... See full summary »

Writer: Daryl Matthews | Director: Randa Haines | Stars: Vanessa Williams, Chayanne, Kris Kristofferson, Joan Plowright

14. Beat Street (1984)

PG | 105 min | Drama, Music

6.4
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An aspiring DJ, from the South Bronx, and his best friend, a promoter, try to get into show business by exposing people to hip-hop music and culture.

Writers: Steven Hager, Andrew Davis, David Gilbert, Paul Golding | Director: Stan Lathan | Stars: Rae Dawn Chong, Guy Davis, Jon Chardiet, Leon W. Grant

15. Empire (2002)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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38 Metascore

A successful South Bronx drug dealer turns his back on his roots and gives money to a Wall Street broker to invest for him.

Writer: Franc. Reyes | Director: Franc. Reyes | Stars: John Leguizamo, Peter Sarsgaard, Denise Richards, Vincent Laresca

16. The Believers (1987)

R | 114 min | Horror

6.0
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A New York psychiatrist finds that a voodoo cult, which believes in child sacrifice, has a keen interest in his own son.

Writers: Mark Frost, Nicholas Conde | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Martin Sheen, Helen Shaver, Harley Cross, Robert Loggia

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

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

8.5
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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

18. Chances Are (1989)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.4
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Louie Jeffries is happily married to Corinne. On their first anniversary, Louie is killed crossing the road. Louie is reincarnated as Alex Finch, and twenty years later, fate brings Alex ... See full summary »

Writers: Perry Howze, Randy Howze | Director: Emile Ardolino | Stars: Cybill Shepherd, Robert Downey Jr., Ryan O'Neal, Mary Stuart Masterson

19. Gladiator (1992)

R | 101 min | Action, Drama, Sport

6.4
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Tommy Riley has moved with his dad to Chicago from a 'nice place'. He keeps to himself, goes to school. However, after a street fight he is noticed and quickly falls into the world of illegal underground boxing - where punches can kill.

Writers: Djordje Milicevic, Robert Mark Kamen, Lyle Kessler | Director: Rowdy Herrington | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Brian Dennehy, James Marshall, Richard Lexsee

20. The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Drama

6.9
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In Milagro, a small town in the American Southwest, Ladd Devine plans to build a major new resort development. While activist Ruby Archuleta and lawyer/newspaper editor Charlie Bloom ... See full summary »

Writers: John Nichols, David S. Ward | Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Rubén Blades, Richard Bradford, Sonia Braga, Julie Carmen

21. Mo' Better Blues (1990)

R | 130 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.5
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Jazz trumpeter Bleek Gilliam makes questionable decisions in his professional and romantic life.

Writer: Spike Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito

22. For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada (2012)

R | 145 min | Drama, History, War

6.6
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35 Metascore

A chronicle of the Cristeros War (1926-1929); a war by the people of Mexico against the atheistic Mexican government.

Writer: Michael Love | Director: Dean Wright | Stars: Andy Garcia, Oscar Isaac, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Santiago Cabrera

23. Life with Mikey (1993)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family

5.5
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Michael Chapman was once a child TV star. But when he grew up, he couldn't get work. So he and his brother, Ed start their own talent agency that specializes in child acts. They can't seem ... See full summary »

Writer: Marc Lawrence | Director: James Lapine | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Christina Vidal, Nathan Lane, Cyndi Lauper

24. El cantante (2006)

R | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Music

5.3
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46 Metascore

The life story of Hector Lavoe who started the salsa movement in 1975 and brought it to the United States.

Writers: Leon Ichaso, David Darmstaeder, Todd Bello | Director: Leon Ichaso | Stars: Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez, John Ortiz, Manny Perez

25. Cradle Will Rock (1999)

R | 132 min | Drama

6.9
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64 Metascore

A true story of politics and art in the 1930s U.S., focusing on a leftist musical drama and attempts to stop its production.

Writer: Tim Robbins | Director: Tim Robbins | Stars: Hank Azaria, Rubén Blades, Joan Cusack, John Cusack

26. Critical Condition (1987)

R | 100 min | Comedy

5.0
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Con man Kevin Lennihan framed in a jewel smuggling tries for an insanity plea and is sent to a hospital for review where he is confused for another doctor and takes over the hospital when a major storm hits.

Writers: Denis Hamill, John Hamill, Alan Swyer | Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Richard Pryor, Rachel Ticotin, Rubén Blades, Maria Cardinale

27. Scorpion Spring (1996)

R | 90 min | Crime, Thriller

4.4
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On the run from the law, desperate drug runner Astor and his beautiful prisoner struggle through the savage heat. They are offered a ride by two unsuspecting travelers. Claiming to be ... See full summary »

Writer: Brian Cox | Director: Brian Cox | Stars: Angel Aviles, Rubén Blades, Jessika Cardinahl, Jose Chaidez

28. The Super (1991)

R | 95 min | Comedy

5.4
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Karma comes into play when a wealthy wisecracking landlord is ordered by a court to live in the filthy building that he runs.

Writer: Sam Simon | Director: Rod Daniel | Stars: Joe Pesci, Vincent Gardenia, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Rubén Blades

29. Q & A (1990)

R | 132 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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A young district attorney seeking to prove a case against a corrupt police detective encounters a former lover and her new protector, a crime boss who refuse to help him in this gritty ... See full summary »

Writers: Edwin Torres, Sidney Lumet, Alan Smithee | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Nick Nolte, Timothy Hutton, Armand Assante, Patrick O'Neal

30. Assassination Tango (2002)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.8
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51 Metascore

An aging hitman gets a contract to kill a general in Buenos Aires. But when his mark becomes unavailable, he becomes involved in Argentinian tango culture.

Writer: Robert Duvall | Director: Robert Duvall | Stars: Robert Duvall, Luciana Pedraza, Rubén Blades, Kathy Baker

31. Imagining Argentina (2003)

R | 107 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.2
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27 Metascore

Antonio Banderas and Emma Thompson star in this gripping political thriller about a man with the power to see the fate of missing people - with the exception of his own beloved wife.

Writers: Lawrence Thornton, Christopher Hampton | Director: Christopher Hampton | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Emma Thompson, Rubén Blades, Irene Escolar

32. A Million to Juan (1994)

PG | 97 min | Comedy

5.4
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Romantic comedy about an honest Mexican immigrant who struggles without a green card by selling oranges on a street corner. One day a limousine pulls up and he is handed a check for ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Grasmere, Francisca Matos, Paul Rodriguez, Mark Twain | Director: Paul Rodriguez | Stars: Paul Rodriguez, Tony Plana, Bert Rosario, Polly Draper

33. True Believer (1989)

R | 108 min | Drama, Crime

6.7
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A cynical former civil liberties attorney now reduced to "specializing" in defending drug dealers becomes transformed by an eight-year-old murder case.

Writer: Wesley Strick | Director: Joseph Ruben | Stars: James Woods, Robert Downey Jr., Margaret Colin, Yuji Okumoto

34. The Josephine Baker Story (1991 TV Movie)

R | 130 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Josephine Baker was born poor, but achieved fame and fortune through her sizzlingly exotic and erotic performances. Starting life on the American Vaudeville ... See full summary »

Writers: Ron Hutchinson, Michael Zagor | Director: Brian Gibson | Stars: Lynn Whitfield, Rubén Blades, David Dukes, Louis Gossett Jr.

35. Late Night with David Letterman (1982–1993)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.5
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David Letterman hosted this popular late-night comedy/talk-show. Often, Dave would go on location or to the phone lines to play pranks. Some famous features of the show include the "Top Ten... See full summary »

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Elliott

36. Homeboy (1988)

R | 116 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

5.9
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Johnny Walker is a cowboy and a boxer. He is very shy and a bit of a fool. He is in love with Ruby, but he cannot tell her. He is also a bit old to keep on boxing, but its the only thing he... See full summary »

Writer: Mickey Rourke | Director: Michael Seresin | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Christopher Walken, Debra Feuer, Thomas Quinn

37. P.O.V. (1988– )

Documentary

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Add a Plot

Creator: Marc Weiss | Stars: Deann Borshay, Peter Dinklage, Bayard Rustin, Bonita Dearmond

38. Fatal Beauty (1987)

R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.2
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Rita Rizzoli is a narcotics police officer with a plethora of disguises. When a drug shipment is hijacked, the thieves don't know that the drug is unusually pure and packs of "Fatal Beauty"... See full summary »

Writers: Bill Svanoe, Hilary Henkin, Dean Riesner | Director: Tom Holland | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Sam Elliott, Rubén Blades, Harris Yulin

39. Secuestro express (2005)

R | 86 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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48 Metascore

Young couple Carla (Maestro) and Martin (Leroux) are abducted by three men and spend a terrifying night in Caracas as they wait for Carla's father (Blades) to hand over the ransom.

Writer: Jonathan Jakubowicz | Director: Jonathan Jakubowicz | Stars: Mía Maestro, Jean Paul Leroux, Rubén Blades, Carlos Julio Molina

40. Sugar (I) (2008)

R | 114 min | Drama, Sport

7.2
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82 Metascore

Dominican baseball star Miguel "Sugar" Santos is recruited to play in the U.S. minor-leagues.

Writers: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck | Directors: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck | Stars: Algenis Perez Soto, Jose Rijo, Walki Cuevas, Santo Silvestre

41. Disorganized Crime (1989)

R | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.2
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Career criminal Frank plans a bank heist and sends for his buddies to help pull the job. Before his buddies arrive, he's caught, forcing his cohorts to pull the job alone. Frank soon escapes, setting off a search by the bumbling cops.

Writer: Jim Kouf | Director: Jim Kouf | Stars: Hoyt Axton, Corbin Bernsen, Rubén Blades, Fred Gwynne

42. Chinese Box (1997)

R | 99 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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The story of Hong Kong, from New Year's Day to June 30th, 1997, when the British left their colony and turned it over to the People's Republic of China.

Writers: Jean-Claude Carrière, Larry Gross, Rachel Ingalls, Paul Theroux, Wayne Wang | Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Li Gong, Maggie Cheung, Michael Hui

43. Resurrection Blvd. (2000–2002)

60 min | Drama

7.0
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Daily troubles and triumphs of a struggling caring Latino family .

Stars: Ruth Livier, Nicholas Gonzalez, Daniel Zacapa, Marisol Nichols

44. Welcome to the North (2012)

110 min | Comedy

5.1
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Now in the Far North (i.e. Milan!), Alberto has accepted to manage a program for efficiency improvement in the Italian Post. He devotes all his time and all his energy to this noble (?) ... See full summary »

Writers: Fabio Bonifacci, Luca Miniero | Director: Luca Miniero | Stars: Claudio Bisio, Alessandro Siani, Angela Finocchiaro, Valentina Lodovini

45. Casa de los babys (2003)

R | 95 min | Drama

6.5
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55 Metascore

Six American women who planned on travelling to South America to adopt babies are forced, by law, to live there.

Writer: John Sayles | Director: John Sayles | Stars: Daryl Hannah, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Mary Steenburgen, Lili Taylor

46. The Lemon Sisters (1989)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

4.8
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Three life-long friends work the bars in 1980's Atlantic City performing the songs of the 60's girl groups in this self-indulgent comedy.

Writer: Jeremy Pikser | Director: Joyce Chopra | Stars: Diane Keaton, Carol Kane, Kathryn Grody, Elliott Gould

47. Gideon's Crossing (2000–2001)

60 min | Drama

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Ben Gideon is a doctor of great skill, he also has a great bedside manner. He heads the experimental oncology ward at a fictional teaching hospital in New England. Based on the work of Dr. ... See full summary »

Creator: Paul Attanasio | Stars: Andre Braugher, Rubén Blades, Rhona Mitra, Hamish Linklater

48. Spin (2003)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Family

6.5
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An orphaned boy is raised by a Latino family in the 1950s.

Writers: Donald Everett Axinn, James Redford | Director: James Redford | Stars: Stanley Tucci, Dana Delany, Rubén Blades, Ryan Merriman

49. Crazy from the Heart (1991 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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A small-town, high-school principal still living at home with her mother shakes up her life in a way that even she never expected when she agrees to go out on a date with her school's Hispanic janitor.

Writer: Linda Voorhees | Director: Thomas Schlamme | Stars: Christine Lahti, Rubén Blades, William Russ, Louise Latham

50. Yo soy la Salsa (2014)

81 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.6
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More than a genre , the salsa was a cultural movement that arose in a time of need for strengthening the Latino culture and spread across the world with such force that 50 years later still... See full summary »

Writers: Andrés van der Horst, Enrique Soldevilla, Manuel Villalona | Director: Manuel Villalona | Stars: Johnny Pacheco, Marc Anthony, Rubén Blades, Yanfourd