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1. The Counselor (2013)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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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. Predator 2 (1990)

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

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 LAPD officer, Lieutenant Mike Harrigan.

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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Édgar Ramírez, John Turturro

9. The Devil's Own (1997)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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

10. 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

11. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Roddy McDowall

12. Mo' Better Blues (1990)

R | 130 min | Drama, Music, Romance

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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

13. 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

14. 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

15. 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

16. 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

17. 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

18. Q & A (1990)

R | 132 min | Crime, Drama

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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

19. The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Drama

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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

20. Imagining Argentina (2003)

R | 107 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

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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

21. The Super (1991)

R | 95 min | Comedy

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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

22. Assassination Tango (2002)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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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

23. A Million to Juan (1994)

PG | 97 min | Comedy

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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

24. Homeboy (1988)

R | 116 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

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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

25. 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

26. Secuestro express (2005)

R | 86 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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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

27. Fatal Beauty (1987)

R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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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

28. Critical Condition (1987)

R | 100 min | Comedy

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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

29. 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.

30. Disorganized Crime (1989)

R | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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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

31. P.O.V. (1988– )

Documentary

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

32. 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

33. Resurrection Blvd. (2000–2002)

60 min | Drama

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

34. Chinese Box (1997)

R | 99 min | Drama, Romance

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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

35. Scorpion Spring (1996)

R | 90 min | Crime, Thriller

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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

36. Spin (2003)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Family

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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

37. Crazy from the Heart (1991 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance

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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

38. The Maldonado Miracle (2003 TV Movie)

PG | 99 min | Drama, Family

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In a small, dying town, the residents' faith is tested when a statue of Jesus seems to be shedding real tears of blood.

Writers: Theodore Taylor, Paul W. Cooper | Director: Salma Hayek | Stars: Peter Fonda, Mare Winningham, Rubén Blades, Eddy Martin

39. The Lemon Sisters (1989)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

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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

40. Pedro Navaja (1984)

95 min | Action, Drama

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Based on the international hit song, Pedro Navaja (Peter the Knife) is the story of the coolest, street smart hustler ever to walk the streets of Mexico City. The police are after him, his ... See full summary »

Writers: Ramón Obón, Alfonso Rosas Priego hijo, Rubén Blades | Director: Alfonso Rosas Priego hijo | Stars: Andrés García, Sasha Montenegro, Adalberto Martínez, Sergio Goyri

41. Spoken Word (2009)

116 min | Drama

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A San Francisco spoken word artist returns to New Mexico to be with his dying father, only to find he loses his "voice" as he is sucked back in to the dysfunctional life of drugs and violence he left behind.

Writers: William T. Conway, Joe Ray Sandoval | Director: Victor Nunez | Stars: Kuno Becker, Miguel Sandoval, Rubén Blades, Persia White

42. Tavis Smiley (2004– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Tavis Smiley, Cornel West, Newt Gingrich, Harry Belafonte

43. One Man's War (1991 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama

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Writers: Michael Carter, Sergio Toledo | Director: Sergio Toledo | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Norma Aleandro, Fernanda Torres, Leonardo García Vale

44. Miracle on Interstate 880 (1993 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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A man attempts to rescue people trapped on the I-880 bridge after the top half collapses during the 1989 San Francisco earthquake.

Writers: Leo E. Arthur, Casey Kelly | Director: Robert Iscove | Stars: Rubén Blades, Len Cariou, David Morse, Sandy Duncan

45. Dead Man Out (1989 TV Movie)

87 min | Crime, Drama

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A psychiatrist is sent to evaluate if a convicted multiple murderer who's awaiting execution on Death Row for eighth year now and whose behavior during that time got more and more erratic is still mentally fit to be executed.

Writers: J.D. Maria, Lorna Soroko, Ron Hutchinson | Director: Richard Pearce | Stars: Danny Glover, Tom Atkins, Rubén Blades, Larry Block

46. The Bronze Screen: 100 Years of the Latino Image in American Cinema (2002)

90 min | Documentary, History

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Documentary about the presence of Latin American culture and actors in American movies.

Directors: Nancy De Los Santos, Alberto Domínguez, Susan Racho | Stars: Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Quinn, Dolores del Rio, Pablo Ferro

47. Forsaking All Others

Crime, Drama, Romance | Announced

This unholy trinity, brings adventure, excitement and a commuter version of West Side Story. The three principal characters are Teenager, a Latin drug dealer; Maximo, a young Puerto Rican ... See full summary »

Writers: Jimmy Breslin, Kevin Breslin | Director: Kevin Breslin | Stars: William Baldwin, Kathy Najimy, Rosie O'Donnell, Armand Assante

48. When the Mountains Tremble (1983)

83 min | Documentary

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A documentary on the war between the Guatemalan military and the Mayan population, with firsthand accounts by Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu.

Directors: Newton Thomas Sigel, Pamela Yates | Stars: Rigoberta Menchú, Susan Sarandon

49. The Last Fight (1983)

R | 86 min | Drama, Sport

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Singer-turned-boxer Andy 'Kid' Clave (Ruben Blades) signs a contract with a shady promoter Joaquin Vargas (Willie Colon). But Clave turns against Vargas when the promoter's thugs kill Clave's girlfriend when he thinks about backing out of the contract. While seeking a way to get revenge against Vargas, Clave learns that he has a blood clot in his head. But nothing will deter him from getting his ... See full summary »

Writer: Fred Williamson | Director: Fred Williamson | Stars: Willie Colón, Rubén Blades, Fred Williamson, Darlanne Fluegel

50. No me la puc treure del cap (2010–2012)

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Stars: Roger de Gràcia, Xavi Lozano, Jordi Turtós, Antonio Baños