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1. The Good Wife (2009– )

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

8.3
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Alicia has been a good wife to her husband, a former state's attorney. After a very humiliating sex and corruption scandal, he is behind bars. She must now provide for her family and returns to work as a litigator in a law firm.

Creator: Michelle King | Stars: Julianna Margulies, Chris Noth, Josh Charles, Matt Czuchry

2. Gossip Girl (2007–2012)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Privileged teens living on the Upper Eastside of New York City.

Stars: Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley, Ed Westwick

3. Fringe (2008–2013)

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

8.5
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A television drama centered around a female FBI agent who is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.

Creators: Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole, John Noble

4. Freddy vs. Jason (2003)

R | 97 min | Horror, Thriller

5.8
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37 Metascore

Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees return to terrorize the teenage population. Except this time, they're out to get each other, too.

Writers: Wes Craven, Victor Miller, Damian Shannon, Mark Swift | Director: Ronny Yu | Stars: Robert Englund, Ken Kirzinger, Kelly Rowland, Monica Keena

5. RV (2006)

PG | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.5
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33 Metascore

Bob Munro and his dysfunctional family rent an RV for a road trip to the Colorado Rockies, where they ultimately have to contend with a bizarre community of campers.

Writer: Geoff Rodkey | Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Robin Williams, Cheryl Hines, Kristin Chenoweth, Joanna 'JoJo' Levesque

6. Secret Window (2004)

PG-13 | 96 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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46 Metascore

A writer is accused for plagiarism by a strange man, who then starts haunting him for "justice."

Writers: Stephen King, David Koepp | Director: David Koepp | Stars: Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro, Timothy Hutton

7. October Sky (1999)

PG | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.8
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71 Metascore

The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.

Writers: Homer H. Hickam Jr., Lewis Colick | Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen

8. Drillbit Taylor (2008)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy

5.7
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41 Metascore

Three kids hire a low-budget bodyguard to protect them from the playground bully.

Writers: Kristofor Brown, Seth Rogen, John Hughes | Director: Steven Brill | Stars: Owen Wilson, Josh Peck, Alex Frost, Nate Hartley

9. In Treatment (2008– )

25 min | Drama

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

10. Stir of Echoes (1999)

R | 99 min | Horror, Mystery

7.0
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67 Metascore

After being hypnotized by his sister in law, a man begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around her.

Writers: Richard Matheson, David Koepp | Director: David Koepp | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Zachary David Cope, Kathryn Erbe, Illeana Douglas

11. Ghost Town (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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72 Metascore

Bertram Pincus is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, he wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts.

Writers: David Koepp, John Kamps | Director: David Koepp | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Greg Kinnear, Téa Leoni, Jordan Carlos

12. Hoosiers (1986)

PG | 114 min | Drama, Sport

7.6
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76 Metascore

A coach with a checkered past and a local drunk train a small town high school basketball team to become a top contender for the championship.

Writer: Angelo Pizzo | Director: David Anspaugh | Stars: Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper, Sheb Wooley

13. The Mothman Prophecies (2002)

PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.5
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52 Metascore

A reporter is drawn to a small West Virginia town to investigate a series of strange events, including psychic visions and the appearance of bizarre entities.

Writers: Richard Hatem, John A. Keel | Director: Mark Pellington | Stars: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, David Eigenberg, Bob Tracey

14. 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

15. Metro (1997)

R | 117 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.4
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Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars. The ending is played out... See full summary »

Writer: Randy Feldman | Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Michael Rapaport, Kim Miyori, Art Evans

16. Lipstick Jungle (2008–2009)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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A look at the lives of Nico, Wendy, and Victory -- three of "New York's 50 Most Powerful Women," according to The New York Post.

Stars: Brooke Shields, Kim Raver, Lindsay Price, Paul Blackthorne

17. Auto Focus (2002)

R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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66 Metascore

A story about "Hogan's Heroes" star Bob Crane and his friendship with John Carpenter.

Writers: Robert Graysmith, Michael Gerbosi | Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Willem Dafoe, Maria Bello, Rita Wilson

18. Murder in the First (1995)

R | 122 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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An eager and idealistic young attorney defends an Alcatraz prisoner accused of murdering a fellow inmate. The extenuating circumstances: his client had just spent over three years in solitary confinement.

Writer: Dan Gordon | Director: Marc Rocco | Stars: Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, Gary Oldman, Embeth Davidtz

19. 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

20. Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)

PG | 106 min | Drama, Family, Sport

6.9
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59 Metascore

Cale Crane catalyzes the rescue and rehabilitation of Sonador, a race horse with a broken leg.

Writer: John Gatins | Director: John Gatins | Stars: Kurt Russell, Dakota Fanning, Oded Fehr, Kris Kristofferson

21. The Dead (1987)

PG | 83 min | Drama

7.3
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Gabriel Conroy and wife Greta attend a Christmas dinner with friends at the home of his spinster aunts, an evening which results in an epiphany for both of them.

Writers: Tony Huston, James Joyce | Director: John Huston | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Donal McCann, Dan O'Herlihy, Donal Donnelly

22. Eddie and the Cruisers (1983)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Music

6.8
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A television newswoman picks up the story of a 1960s rock band whose long-lost leader Eddie Wilson may still be alive, while searching for the missing tapes of the band's never-released album.

Writers: Martin Davidson, Arlene Davidson, P.F. Kluge | Director: Martin Davidson | Stars: Tom Berenger, Michael Paré, Joe Pantoliano, Matthew Laurance

23. Fresh Horses (1988)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

4.9
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A Cincinnati college student breaks off his engagement to his wealthy fiancée after he falls in love with a backwoods Kentucky girl he meets at a party. She claims to be 20 years old, but ... See full summary »

Writer: Larry Ketron | Director: David Anspaugh | Stars: Molly Ringwald, Andrew McCarthy, Patti D'Arbanville, Ben Stiller

24. Anamorph (2007)

R | 107 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

5.5
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43 Metascore

A psychological thriller based on the concept of anamorphosis, a painting technique that manipulates the laws of perspective to create two competing images on a single canvas.

Writers: Henry Miller, Tom Phelan | Director: Henry Miller | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Scott Speedman, Don Harvey, James Rebhorn

25. Soul Survivors (2001)

PG-13 | 84 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

3.8
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20 Metascore

A co-ed is caught between the world of the living and the dead.

Writer: Stephen Carpenter | Director: Stephen Carpenter | Stars: Melissa Sagemiller, Wes Bentley, Casey Affleck, Eliza Dushku

26. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Stars: Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson, Elizabeth Franz

27. Cheats (2002)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy

6.2
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A group of friends cheat their way through high school.

Writer: Andrew Gurland | Director: Andrew Gurland | Stars: Trevor Fehrman, Matthew Lawrence, Elden Henson, Kathryn Anderson

28. Trumbo (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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71 Metascore

Through a focus on the life of Dalton Trumbo (1905-1976), this film examines the effects on individuals and families of a congressional pursuit of Hollywood Communists after World War II. ... See full summary »

Writer: Christopher Trumbo | Director: Peter Askin | Stars: Dalton Trumbo, Joan Allen, Brian Dennehy, Michael Douglas

29. A Family Thing (1996)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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71 Metascore

Earl Pilcher Jr., runs an equipment rental outfit in Arkansas, lives with his wife and kids and parents, and rarely takes off his gimme cap. His mother dies, leaving a letter explaining ... See full summary »

Writers: Billy Bob Thornton, Tom Epperson | Director: Richard Pearce | Stars: Robert Duvall, James Earl Jones, Michael Beach, Irma P. Hall

30. Independent Lens (1999– )

Documentary

8.0
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Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.

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

31. Q (1982)

R | 93 min | Horror, Mystery

6.2
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New York police are bemused by a spate of reports of a giant flying lizard that has been spotted around the rooftops of New York, which they assume to be bogus until the lizard starts to ... See full summary »

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: David Carradine, Michael Moriarty, Candy Clark, Richard Roundtree

32. Jack the Bear (1993)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama

6.4
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Danny De Vito is a professional clown, whose wife's death in a car accident has left him to care for his two young boys. Loving, but useless at the daily job of fathering, the onus falls on... See full summary »

Writers: Dan McCall, Steven Zaillian | Director: Marshall Herskovitz | Stars: Danny DeVito, Robert J. Steinmiller Jr., Miko Hughes, Gary Sinise

33. The Laughing Policeman (1973)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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In San Francisco, one victim in a mass murder is a police detective. His partner and a new partner investigate in the city's seamy side.

Writers: Thomas Rickman, Per Wahlöö, Maj Sjöwall | Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Walter Matthau, Bruce Dern, Louis Gossett Jr., Albert Paulsen

34. The Trip to Bountiful (1985)

PG | 108 min | Drama

7.6
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Carrie Watts is living the twilight of her life trapped in an apartment in 1940's Houston, Texas with a controlling daughter-in-law and a hen-pecked son. Her fondest wish -- just once ... See full summary »

Writer: Horton Foote | Director: Peter Masterson | Stars: Geraldine Page, John Heard, Carlin Glynn, Richard Bradford

35. Five Corners (1987)

R | 90 min | Drama

6.3
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A psychotic young man returns to his old neighborhood after release from prison. He seeks out the woman he previously tried to rape and the man who protected her, with twisted ideas of love for her and hate for him.

Writer: John Patrick Shanley | Director: Tony Bill | Stars: Jodie Foster, Tim Robbins, Todd Graff, John Turturro

36. Funny About Love (1990)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Romance

4.8
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When Duffy Bergman, a New York cartoonist, meets Meg Lloyd, a gourmet chef, he discovers the love of his life and they marry -- yet love alone isn't enough to make them happy. Meg decides ... See full summary »

Writers: Bob Greene, Norman Steinberg, David Frankel | Director: Leonard Nimoy | Stars: Gene Wilder, Christine Lahti, Mary Stuart Masterson, Robert Prosky

37. Enemies: A Love Story (1989)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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A ghostwriter finds himself romantically involved with his current wife, a married woman and his long-vanished wife.

Writers: Isaac Bashevis Singer, Roger L. Simon, Paul Mazursky | Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Ron Silver, Anjelica Huston, Lena Olin, Malgorzata Zajaczkowska

38. Best Seller (1987)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country. To get the story right,... See full summary »

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: John Flynn | Stars: James Woods, Brian Dennehy, Victoria Tennant, Allison Balson

39. Scenes from a Mall (1991)

R | 89 min | Comedy

5.2
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On their 16th anniversary a married couple's trip to a Beverly Hills mall becomes the stage for personal revelations and deceptions.

Writers: Roger L. Simon, Paul Mazursky | Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Bette Midler, Woody Allen, Bill Irwin, Daren Firestone

40. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)

60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
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A youth anthology series focusing primarily on adaptations of children's literature.

Stars: Willie Tyler, Frank Welker, Hal Smith, Janet Waldo

41. Faithful (1996)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.0
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A depressed housewife whose husband is having an affair contemplates suicide, but changes her mind when she faces death by a killer hired to do her in.

Writer: Chazz Palminteri | Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Cher, Chazz Palminteri, Ryan O'Neal, Paul Mazursky

42. The Fantasticks (1995)

PG | 86 min | Musical, Romance

5.8
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48 Metascore

A mysterious fair come to a small community in the countryside, which could make real the illusions of two kids.

Writers: Tom Jones, Harvey Schmidt | Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Joel Grey, Barnard Hughes, Jean Louisa Kelly, Joey McIntyre

43. Visions of Light (1992)

92 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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Cameramen and women discuss the craft and art of cinematography and of the "DP" (the director of photography), illustrating their points with clips from 100 films, from Birth of a Nation to... See full summary »

Writer: Todd McCarthy | Directors: Arnold Glassman, Todd McCarthy, Stuart Samuels | Stars: Conrad L. Hall, John Bailey, Vilmos Zsigmond, Charles Lang

44. Winners Take All (1987)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Sport

6.3
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Writers: Christopher W. Knight, Tom Tatum, Ed Turner | Director: Fritz Kiersch | Stars: Don Michael Paul, Kathleen York, Robert Krantz, Deborah Richter

45. Cinematographer Style (2006)

Documentary

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110 of the world's top cinematographers discuss the art of how and why films look the way they do.

Writers: Volker Bahnemann, Jon Fauer | Director: Jon Fauer | Stars: Remi Adefarasin, Russ T. Alsobrook, Howard A. Anderson III, Howard A. Anderson

46. Notes from the Underbelly (2007–2008)

Comedy

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Sensible Andrew and emotive Lauren Stone are happily married. When they decide to embrace the 'joys of parenthood', their lives change, and those of her brother Danny and selfish boss (plus... See full summary »

Stars: Jennifer Westfeldt, Peter Cambor, Michael Weaver, Rachael Harris

47. Murder, She Wrote: The Celtic Riddle (2003 TV Movie)

88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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Jessica Fletcher is off to solve another murder mystery, this time in Ireland.

Writers: Rosemary Anne Sisson, Bruce Lansbury, Lyn Hamilton | Director: Anthony Pullen Shaw | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Fionnula Flanagan, Tegan West, Cyril O'Reilly

48. Witness Protection (1999 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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Bobby "Bats" Batton, a South Boston mobster, barely escapes a hit man sent by his boss who's learned that Bobby is cooking the books. Bobby goes to the FBI to trade what he knows for a new ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Sabbag, Daniel Therriault | Director: Richard Pearce | Stars: Tom Sizemore, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Shawn Hatosy, Skye McCole Bartusiak

49. Heartland (1979)

PG | 96 min | Western, Drama

7.4
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A widow with a young daughter travels to a farm in Montana to manage the household of a farmer. After a while the man and woman develop a relationship that leads to a marriage. But life in the harsh place takes its toll.

Writers: Beth Ferris, William Kittredge | Director: Richard Pearce | Stars: Rip Torn, Conchata Ferrell, Barry Primus, Megan Folsom

50. Girlfriends (1978)

PG | 86 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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A photographer and her girlfriend are roommates. She is stuck with small-change shooting jobs and dreams of success. When her roommate decides to get married and leave, she feels hurt and has to learn how to deal with living alone.

Writer: Vicki Polon | Director: Claudia Weill | Stars: Jane Anderson, Bob Balaban, Tanya Berezin, Adam Cohen