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1. 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.

Creator: Chris Carter | Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, Robert Patrick

Votes: 108,241

2. 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

Votes: 10,513

3. Roots of Rhythm (1984– )

Music

8.3
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A three-part historical survey of the African musical roots of Latin Jazz, Salsa, and popular genres. Featuring narration by Harry Belafonte, this documentary traces the evolution of Latin ... See full summary »

Stars: Harry Belafonte, Desi Arnaz, Rubén Blades, Celia Cruz

Votes: 11

4. Miami Vice (1984–1990)
Episode: Shadow in the Dark (1986)

TV-14 | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Crockett risks his sanity to try and enter the mind of a bizarre cat burglar.

Creator: Anthony Yerkovich | Director: Christopher Crowe | Stars: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago, Michael Talbott

Votes: 184

5. The Return of Ruben Blades (1985)

82 min | Documentary, Music

8.2
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The story of Panamanian "salsa" singer Ruben Blades and his success in crossing over from the Hispanic market to the international arena.

Writer: Robert Mugge | Director: Robert Mugge | Stars: Rubén Blades, Seis del Solar, Pete Hamill, Linda Ronstadt

Votes: 14

6. Dancing with the Stars (2005– )
Episode: Latin Night (I) (2014)

TV-PG | Family, Game-Show, Music

8.2
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Ricky Martin joins the show for the always popular Latin night as a guest judge and performer. Injuries begin to take their toll especially among the ladies leading up to the team dance.

Writer: Christine Castanon | Director: Alex Rudzinski | Stars: Tom Bergeron, Erin Andrews, Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli

Votes: 10

7. Celebrity Habla 2 (2010 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

8.1
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After 8 years on the air, the Habla series brings you a new star-studded special with top Latinos in the arts, sports, fashion, journalism, music and politics.

Director: Alberto Ferreras | Stars: Devendra Banhart, Rubén Blades, Paquito D'Rivera, Ana de la Reguera

Votes: 8

8. Àngel Casas Show (1984–1988)

Music, Talk-Show

8.0
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Stars: Àngel Casas, Josep Maria Bardagí, Dyango, Núria Feliu

Votes: 7

9. Gideon's Crossing (2000–2001)
Episode: Orphans (2001)

Drama

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

Votes: 29

10. Do the Right Thing (1989)

R | 120 min | 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

Votes: 53,316

11. Paco de Lucía: la búsqueda (2014)

95 min | Documentary

7.9
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Writers: Casilda Sánchez, Curro Sánchez | Director: Curro Sánchez | Stars: Paco de Lucía, Pepe de Lucía, Alberto Gavira, Ricardo Modrego

Votes: 77

12. When the Mountains Tremble (1983)

83 min | Documentary

7.9
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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

Votes: 99

13. Yo soy la Salsa (2014)

81 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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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

Votes: 19

14. Gideon's Crossing (2000–2001)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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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

Votes: 109

15. Beats of the Heart: Salsa (1979 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Music

7.7
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'Salsa' captures a unique moment in time for this most exuberant and socially dynamic music.

Writer: Jeremy Marre | Director: Jeremy Marre | Stars: Ray Barretto, Rubén Blades, Willie Colón, Celia Cruz

Votes: 7

16. P.O.V. (1988– )

Documentary

7.6
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Creator: Marc Weiss | Stars: Angela Davis, Deann Borshay, Peter Dinklage, Bayard Rustin

Votes: 84

17. From Son to Salsa (1996)

100 min | Documentary, Music

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Writers: Rigoberto López, Leonardo Padura | Director: Rigoberto López | Stars: Rubén Blades, Willie Colón, Celia Cruz, Isaac Delgado

Votes: 18

18. P.O.V. (1988– )
Episode: Granito: How to Nail a Dictator (2012)

Documentary

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In a startling loop of time and memory, Granito shows how a filmmaker's first documentary has been instrumental to indict Guatemalan ex-dictator Ríos Montt. In January 2012, after 30 years... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Kinoy, Pamela Yates, Paco de Onis | Director: Pamela Yates

Votes: 5

19. 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

Votes: 1,940

20. La tierra de las 1000 músicas (2005– )

Documentary, Music

7.4
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Stars: Joaquín Luqui, Víctor Manuel, Joan Manuel Serrat, Miguel Bosé

Votes: 5

21. The Palladium: Where Mambo Was King (2002 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Writer: Kevin Kaufman | Director: Kevin Kaufman | Stars: Tito Puente, Quincy Jones, Rubén Blades, Eddie Palmieri

Votes: 5

22. Sun City: Artists United Against Apartheid (1986 Video)

51 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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A protest organization of rock musicians musically declare their boycott of a major South African resort and the making of that video is discussed.

Director: Steve Lawrence | Stars: Via Afrika, Iqbal Akhund, Tina B., Afrika Bambaataa

Votes: 24

23. Miami Vice (1984–1990)
Episode: The Afternoon Plane (1987)

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

7.3
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Tubbs wins a free vacation and he brings his girlfriend with him. But when he arrives, he discovers a man he arrested. He eventually learns that he's been set up by Calderone, who is ... See full summary »

Creator: Anthony Yerkovich | Director: David Jackson | Stars: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago, Michael Talbott

Votes: 132

24. 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

Votes: 3,890

25. 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

Votes: 453

26. 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.

Votes: 777

27. Barcelona (1994)

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

7.0
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Ted, a stuffy white guy from Illinois working in sales for the Barcelona office of a US corporation, is paid an unexpected visit by his somewhat less stuffy cousin Fred, who is an officer ... See full summary »

Writer: Whit Stillman | Director: Whit Stillman | Stars: Taylor Nichols, Chris Eigeman, Tushka Bergen, Mira Sorvino

Votes: 4,067

28. The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1992 TV Special)

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Writers: Buddy Sheffield, Bruce Vilanch | Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Jason Alexander, Tim Allen, Kirstie Alley, Loni Anderson

Votes: 7

29. The X-Files (1993–2002)
Episode: El Mundo Gira (1997)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.0
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A community of migrant workers attributes several strange deaths to the Chupacabra, a creature straight out of Mexican folklore.

Creator: Chris Carter | Director: Tucker Gates | Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, Rubén Blades

Votes: 1,201

30. 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

Votes: 7,808

31. 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

Votes: 4,830

32. Resurrection Blvd. (2000–2002)

60 min | Drama

6.9
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Daily troubles and triumphs of a struggling caring Latino family .

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

Votes: 140

33. Gryphon (1990 TV Movie)

55 min

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When Rickey and his friends put a snake in the desk of the new substitute teacher, to their surprise, she lovingly picks it up and puts it around her neck. Soon her strange stories of the ... See full summary »

Writers: Manuel Arce, Carl Haber | Director: Mark Cullingham | Stars: Alexis Cruz, Nico Hughes, Edward O'Connor, Virgilio Martí

Votes: 34

34. Lo + plus (1995–2005)

60 min | Talk-Show

6.9
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Stars: Ana García Siñeriz, Fernando Schwartz, Máximo Pradera, Ramón Arangüena

Votes: 41

35. 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

Votes: 149,917

36. 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

Votes: 28,397

37. 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

Votes: 3,046

38. The Maldonado Miracle (2003 TV Movie)

PG | 99 min | Drama, Family

6.7
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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

Votes: 379

39. Stefano Quantestorie (1993)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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What would it have happened if...? Italian director Maurizio Nichetti replies to this question in this humorous film, where he plays six different roles who meet one another in a way or ... See full summary »

Writers: Maurizio Nichetti, Laura Fischetto | Director: Maurizio Nichetti | Stars: Maurizio Nichetti, Elena Sofia Ricci, Amanda Sandrelli, Caterina Sylos Labini

Votes: 106

40. The 29th Annual Grammy Awards (1987 TV Special)

Music

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Stars: Gregory Abbott, Burt Bacharach, Anita Baker, The Bangles

Votes: 16

41. 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

Votes: 2,148

42. 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

Votes: 7,612

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

R | 145 min | Drama, History, War

6.5
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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

Votes: 3,365

44. 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

Votes: 3,543

45. 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

Votes: 431

46. 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

Votes: 1,851

47. 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

Votes: 119,331

48. 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

Votes: 7,857

49. 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

Votes: 6,168

50. 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

Votes: 2,344