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1. The Big C (2010–2013)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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A suburban mother faces her cancer diagnosis while trying to find humor and happiness as well.

Stars: Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, Gabriel Basso, John Benjamin Hickey

Votes: 12,477

2. The Big C (2010–2013)
Episode: Pilot (2010)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Cathy doesn't want to be the one who is always responsible and in control, especially now that she has been diagnosed with a terminal case of melanoma. That's why she kicked Paul out of the... See full summary »

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, Gabriel Basso, John Benjamin Hickey

Votes: 219

3. The Ray Bradbury Theater (1985–1992)

23 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.7
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A Canadian-produced fantastic anthology series scripted by famed science-fiction author Ray Bradbury. Many of the teleplays were based upon Bradbury's novels and short stories.

Stars: Ray Bradbury, Frank Whitten, Desmond Kelly, Wayne Robson

Votes: 691

4. Ballers (2015– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.6
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A series centered around a group of football players and their families, friends, and handlers.

Stars: Dwayne Johnson, John David Washington, Omar Benson Miller, Donovan W. Carter

Votes: 21,183

5. Lone Survivor (2013)

R | 121 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.6
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60 Metascore

Marcus Luttrell and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster

Votes: 214,729 | Gross: $125.07M

6. Patriots Day (2016)

R | 133 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.5
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69 Metascore

The story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists responsible.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Monaghan, J.K. Simmons, John Goodman

Votes: 14,774 | Gross: $30.97M

7. Ballers (2015– )
Episode: Pilot (2015)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.5
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Spencer ramps up his efforts to build a post football career in Miami. Charles copes with the realities of finding a new job, while Ricky must find a new home.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, John David Washington, Omar Benson Miller, Donovan W. Carter

Votes: 769

8. Friday Night Lights (2004)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Drama, Sport

7.3
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70 Metascore

Based on H.G. Bissinger's book, which profiled the economically depressed town of Odessa, Texas and their heroic high school football team, The Permian High Panthers.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Jay Hernandez, Derek Luke, Lucas Black

Votes: 48,800 | Gross: $61.19M

9. My Kind of Town (1984)

78 min

7.3
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Director: Charles Wilkinson | Stars: John Cooper, Roy Everts, Frank Irvine, Michael Marks

Votes: 6

10. Mandela and de Klerk (1997 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama

7.2
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On June 12, 1964, Nelson Mandela, along with a number of political detainees, was sentenced to life imprisonment in what remains the most sensational treason trial in the history of South ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Michael Caine, Tina Lifford, Gerry Maritz

Votes: 494

11. The Long Way Home (1998 TV Movie)

96 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.1
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This is from the back of the DVD package. "After the death of his wife, depressed Tom Gerrin (Jack Lemmon) meets Leane Bossert (Sarah Paulson), a 21-year-old free spirit, and the unlikely ... See full summary »

Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Sarah Paulson, Kristin Griffith, Garwin Sanford

Votes: 388

12. Neon Rider (1989–1995)

60 min | Drama

7.0
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Michael Terry is a best selling writer/therapist who is tired of his high profile life. He decides to take a couple of days off and go to his ranch. That is when he comes with the idea to ... See full summary »

Stars: Winston Rekert, Sam Sarkar, William S. Taylor, Peter Williams

Votes: 163

13. The Top of His Head (1989)

110 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A satellite dish salesman desperately attempts to find the radical woman he has fallen in love with while both of them are being pursued by the police.

Director: Peter Mettler | Stars: Christie MacFadyen, Stephen Ouimette, David Fox, Gary Reineke

Votes: 33

14. The Ray Bradbury Theater (1985–1992)
Episode: Hail and Farewell (1989)

Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.0
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A 12-year-old boy discovers that he can't grow up. He later turns this bizarre affliction into sort of a lonely profession.

Director: Allan Kroeker | Stars: Josh Saviano, Georgie Collins, Trevor McArthur, Mary Day

Votes: 40

15. Mr. Holmes (2015)

PG | 104 min | Drama, Mystery

6.9
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67 Metascore

An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes deals with early dementia as he tries to remember both his final case and a mysterious woman whose memory haunts him. He also befriends a fan, the young son of his housekeeper, who wants him to work again.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Hiroyuki Sanada, Hattie Morahan

Votes: 47,502 | Gross: $17.74M

16. South of Wawa (1991)

91 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Lizette, Carol and Cheryl-Ann work as waitresses in Joe's donut shop located in the small town of Stayner, Ontario. While naive and perpetually smiling Cheryl-Ann, whose outwardly happy ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Boyd | Stars: Catherine Fitch, Rebecca Jenkins, Scott Renderer, Andrew Miller

Votes: 74

17. The Comic Book Christmas Caper (1990)

104 min | Family, Adventure, Crime

6.8
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Set in Canada in December 1945. A boy sets out to investigate an attack on his friend's father.

Director: Anne Wheeler | Stars: Jeremy Radick, Guillaume Lemay-Thivierge, Marie-Stéphane Gaudry, Sarah Meyette

Votes: 50

18. The Rundown (2003)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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59 Metascore

A tough aspiring chef is hired to bring home a mobster's son from the Amazon but becomes involved in the fight against an oppressive town operator and the search for a legendary treasure.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Christopher Walken, Rosario Dawson

Votes: 84,954 | Gross: $47.59M

19. Chaindance (1991)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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As a part of a special government reform program, inmate J.T. Blake has to take care of Johnny Reynolds who has cerebral palsy. In the meantime, another inmate wants to take care of J.T. Blake forever.

Director: Allan A. Goldstein | Stars: Scott Andersen, R. Nelson Brown, Norman Browning, Leslie Carlson

Votes: 231

20. Dreamgirls (2006)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.5
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76 Metascore

A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Beyoncé Knowles, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover

Votes: 58,071 | Gross: $103.34M

21. North of Pittsburgh (1992)

98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Set in 1975, Tony Andretti (Jeff Schultz) is an aimless young Ontario man who earns a dangerous living running pot from Pittsburgh to the Canadian border. Rosa Andretti (Viveca Lindfors) is... See full summary »

Director: Richard Martin | Stars: Jeff Schultz, Byron Lucas, John Cassini, Viveca Lindfors

Votes: 24

22. Hancock (2008)

PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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49 Metascore

Hancock is a superhero whose ill considered behavior regularly causes damage in the millions. He changes when one person he saves helps him improve his public image.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman, Jae Head

Votes: 359,609 | Gross: $227.95M

23. The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)

R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.4
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55 Metascore

Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Denzel Washington, John Travolta, Luis Guzmán, Victor Gojcaj

Votes: 155,508 | Gross: $65.45M

24. Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (1995)

PG | 81 min | Adventure, Family

6.4
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Teenage Angus adopts a stray dog and names him Yellow. Several days later, while traveling along the coast of British Columbia with Angus' father, John, the boy and dog become stranded when... See full summary »

Director: Phillip Borsos | Stars: Jesse Bradford, Mimi Rogers, Bruce Davison, Tom Bower

Votes: 2,098 | Gross: $11.64M

25. HBO First Look (1992– )

13 min | Documentary

6.4
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Behind-the-scenes look at upcoming feature films, featuring interview commentary with their casts and crews.

Stars: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Will Smith, Matt Damon

Votes: 303

26. Legalese (1998 TV Movie)

R | 92 min | Drama, Crime, Romance

6.3
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When a sexy actress is charged with murder, a charming celebrity lawyer uses trickery to defend her against the press as well as the prosecution.

Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: James Garner, Edward Kerr, Gina Gershon, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 604

27. The Fifth Estate (2013)

R | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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49 Metascore

A dramatic thriller based on real events that reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century's most fiercely debated organization.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Brühl, Carice van Houten, Alicia Vikander

Votes: 31,064 | Gross: $3.25M

28. The Guilty (2000)

R | 108 min | Crime, Thriller

6.2
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A young person gets hired to kill someone completely unknown, by someone equally unknown. Or is that true? Nothing is what it seems.

Director: Anthony Waller | Stars: Bill Pullman, Devon Sawa, Gabrielle Anwar, Angela Featherstone

Votes: 2,760

29. Sin & Redemption (1994 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama

6.2
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A rape victim learns the truth about her husband when their daughter has a life-threatening illness.

Director: Neema Barnette | Stars: Richard Grieco, Cynthia Gibb, Cheryl Pollak, Concetta Tomei

Votes: 206

30. The Ray Bradbury Theater (1985–1992)
Episode: Boys! Raise Giant Mushrooms in Your Cellar! (1989)

Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.2
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An insecure man begins to suspect that the mushrooms his son ordered from a boy's magazine and is growing in the basement may be alien invaders.

Director: David Brandes | Stars: Charles Martin Smith, Marc Reid, Patricia Phillips, Judy Mahbey

Votes: 48

31. The Ray Bradbury Theater (1985–1992)
Episode: To the Chicago Abyss (1989)

Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.2
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In a large city after an devastating holocaust, an old man is hunted by the police for the crime of reminding people of the good old days.

Director: Randy Bradshaw | Stars: Harold Gould, Neil Munro, Doreen Ibsen, Arne MacPherson

Votes: 49

32. Killer (1994)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.1
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A professional assassin, having just "cleaned up" a botched "job," is pressured into another new assignment by his boss. He is beginning to find himself off-balanced and self-questioning ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Malone | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Mimi Rogers, Matt Craven, Peter Boyle

Votes: 520 | Gross: $0.38M

33. Bliss (1997)

R | 103 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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A newly married happy couple visits a sex therapist to determine why the wife can't achieve an orgasm with her husband. This causes a horrific suppressed memory to emerge and she becomes more and more distant.

Director: Lance Young | Stars: Craig Sheffer, Terence Stamp, Sheryl Lee, Casey Siemaszko

Votes: 1,665 | Gross: $0.21M

34. Outrage (1998 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Tom Casey reports to the police some youngsters stealing from cars. He becomes the target of the 3 teenagers, who start to terrorise him and his family.

Director: Robert Allan Ackerman | Stars: Rob Lowe, Jennifer Grey, Kathryn Harrold, Eric Michael Cole

Votes: 247

35. Battleship (2012)

PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.8
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41 Metascore

A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson, Rihanna

Votes: 207,965 | Gross: $65.17M

36. Just One of the Girls (1993 Video)

R | 91 min | Comedy

5.8
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A bullied teen disguises himself as a girl in order to escape the school's bully, but finds some upsides to it as well.

Director: Michael Keusch | Stars: Corey Haim, Nicole Eggert, Cameron Bancroft, Johannah Newmarch

Votes: 1,212

37. Bait (2000)

R | 119 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.7
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39 Metascore

An ex-con is used by police to lure a criminal out of hiding.

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Jamie Foxx, David Morse, Robert Pastorelli, Doug Hutchison

Votes: 9,297 | Gross: $15.33M

38. The Limbic Region (1996 TV Movie)

Unrated | 100 min | Action, Thriller

5.7
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A San Francisco detective, obsessed with catching a serial killer who has been committing murders for over 20 years, tries to force a suspect into confessing.

Director: Michael Pattinson | Stars: Edward James Olmos, George Dzundza, Roger Cross, Gwynyth Walsh

Votes: 191

39. Quarantäne (1989 TV Movie)

R | 95 min | Sci-Fi

5.7
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Director: Nico Hofmann | Stars: Manfred Andrae, Jürgen Arndt, Renan Demirkan, Günther Maria Halmer

Votes: 25

40. Max (I) (1994)

94 min | Family

5.6
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Director: Charles Wilkinson | Stars: R.H. Thomson, Denise Crosby, Walter Dalton, Garwin Sanford

Votes: 50

41. Duplicates (1992 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 87 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.4
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A woman runs into a man who looks exactly like her dead brother. He claims he doesn't know her and leaves. She and her husband decide to investigate. This leads them to the Sandburg Research Institute.

Director: Sandor Stern | Stars: Gregory Harrison, Kim Greist, Cicely Tyson, Lane Smith

Votes: 160

42. Green Dolphin Beat (1994 TV Movie)

96 min | Action, Drama

5.4
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Two cops try to solve the murder of a former prostitute while fighting for their jobs in a crime-ridden precinct of a Northwestern city.

Director: Tommy Lee Wallace | Stars: John Wesley Shipp, Jeffrey D. Sams, Troy Evans, John Lavachielli

Votes: 17

43. All God's Children Can Dance (2008)

85 min | Drama

5.3
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In Korea Town Los Angeles, a young man, Kengo, believes he's the son of God - that's what his mother told him since he was a young boy. He spends his days working his dead-end job and ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Logevall | Stars: Joan Chen, Jason Lew, Sonja Kinski, Tzi Ma

Votes: 224

44. Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)

R | 93 min | Horror

5.2
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The Candyman arrives in New Orleans and sets his sights on a young woman whose family was ruined by the immortal killer years before.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Tony Todd, Kelly Rowan, William O'Leary, Bill Nunn

Votes: 7,806 | Gross: $13.94M

45. Hoods (1998)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

5.1
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Angelo, together with a group of five other people, is ordered by his father, an Italian mobster, to kill the son of an enemy of his, who has destroyed one of his buildings with a bomb. The... See full summary »

Director: Mark Malone | Stars: Vincent Berry, Jay Brazeau, Craig Bruhnanski, John Capodice

Votes: 224

46. Double Cross (1994 Video)

R | 94 min | Thriller, Crime, Drama

4.8
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A chance encounter with a blonde in a sports car causes a man to give chase in his souped up mustang and culminates in a car crash and a sexual encounter. The blonde asks that he sign that ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Keusch | Stars: Patrick Bergin, Jennifer Tilly, Kelly Preston, Matt Craven

Votes: 278

47. The Escape (1998 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Adventure

4.7
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Clayton, at the age of nineteen, is convicted for a crime he did not commit. Ten years afterwards, after having taken all the abuses against him in prison, he decides to escape, without ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Gillard | Stars: Patrick Dempsey, Brigitte Bako, Colm Feore, Vincent Gale

Votes: 194

48. Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997)

PG | 86 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

4.6
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A teenage Jesse and old friend Randolph try to foil an illegal whaler threatening Willy and his pregnant mate.

Director: Sam Pillsbury | Stars: Jason James Richter, August Schellenberg, Annie Corley, Vincent Berry

Votes: 7,359 | Gross: $3.52M

49. Dream Man (1995 Video)

R | 94 min | Thriller

4.6
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Kris is a homicide cop with psychic abilities. She works to prove that the prime suspect in her latest case (the much younger husband of the millionaire victim) is innocent. But are her ... See full summary »

Director: René Bonnière | Stars: Patsy Kensit, Bruce Greenwood, Andrew McCarthy, Denise Crosby

Votes: 212

50. Quarantine (1989)

95 min | Sci-Fi

4.6
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In a futuristic society being decimated by plague, a fascist movement seizes power and quarantines not only the plague victims, but anyone related to them. Rebels trying to assassinate a ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Wilkinson | Stars: Beatrice Boepple, Garwin Sanford, Jerry Wasserman, Tom McBeath

Votes: 64