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1. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: All in the Family (2000)

TV-14 | Drama

9.3
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Carter and Lucy are discovered and the staff struggles to save them and go on with normal patient care.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle, Julianna Margulies, Laura Innes

Votes: 358

2. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: And in the End... (2009)

TV-14 | 120 min | Drama

9.2
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As Carter prepares to open a new facility for the underprivileged, some old friends/colleagues gather. Rachel Greene, Mark Greene's daughter, applies for an internship at County.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Rod Holcomb | Stars: Noah Wyle, Laura Innes, Sherry Stringfield, David Lyons

Votes: 500

3. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: On the Beach (2002)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

9.2
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Dr. Greene's final days are spent in Hawaii with Rachel, teaching her to drive and surf. When he suffers a seizure, Elizabeth is called. Mark refuses to go home. He manages to make amends with his daughter before his eventual death.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: John Wells | Stars: Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle, Laura Innes, Alex Kingston

Votes: 462

4. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Love's Labor Lost (1995)

TV-14 | Drama

9.1
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Dr. Benton has to deal with the aftermath of his mother's fall and crosses the line with the surgical attending when he insists on scrubbing in for her operation. Dr. Greene deals with Jodi... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Sherry Stringfield, Noah Wyle

Votes: 313

5. The Dark Knight (2008)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama

9.0
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82 Metascore

When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice.

Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer, Bob Kane | Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

Votes: 1,425,231

6. What Lives Inside (2015 TV Mini-Series)

Fantasy

9.0
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While mourning the loss of his world-famous puppeteer father, Taylor finds himself mysteriously transported to the magical world of his father's show.

Stars: Keith David, Colin Hanks, J.K. Simmons, Catherine O'Hara

Votes: 69

7. From the Earth to the Moon (1998 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Action, Drama, History

9.0
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Dramatized portrayal of the Apollo manned space program.

Stars: Tom Hanks, Nick Searcy, Lane Smith, David Andrews

Votes: 6,459

8. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Be Still My Heart (2000)

TV-14 | Drama

9.0
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Dr. Greene and Corday bond with their parents, Lucy cares for a patient with a psychotic break, and Valentine's Day celebrations in the ER end tragically for one of the students.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Laura Innes | Stars: Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle, Julianna Margulies, Laura Innes

Votes: 261

9. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: 21 Guns (2006)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

8.9
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Chaos reigns in the ER when two prisoners are brought in for treatment, but instead plot a violent escape. Their desperate actions place one doctor in harm's way, and forces one nurse to become a tool in their plan.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Nelson McCormick | Stars: Goran Visnjic, Maura Tierney, Mekhi Phifer, Parminder Nagra

Votes: 234

10. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: First Snowfall (2002)

TV-14 | Drama

8.9
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Abby's family nightmare continues as she and her mother Maggie search for Abby's missing brother Eric, who Abby suspects is suffering from serious mental problems. The two women go to a ... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Jack Orman | Stars: Noah Wyle, Laura Innes, Mekhi Phifer, Alex Kingston

Votes: 815

11. How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014)
Episode: Perfect Week (2010)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Romance

8.8
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When Barney is about to complete the perfect week - landing seven different girls in seven days - the gang roots him on in order to forget about their own miserable week.

Creators: Carter Bays, Craig Thomas | Director: Pamela Fryman | Stars: Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris

Votes: 1,444

12. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One with the Kips (1998)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

8.8
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Chandler and Monica go away for the weekend but spend the entire time fighting. Ross tries to tell Rachel about his agreement with Emily.

Creators: David Crane, Marta Kauffman | Director: Dana De Vally Piazza | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 1,083

13. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Hell and High Water (1995)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

8.7
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Doug saves a kid who's stuck in a flooded culvert and becomes a local hero when a TV helicopter films part of the rescue operation.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Christopher Chulack | Stars: Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Sherry Stringfield, Noah Wyle

Votes: 241

14. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: The Letter (2002)

TV-14 | Drama

8.7
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Dr. Carter reads a letter from terminally ill Dr. Green to the ER staff. Dr. Weaver lashes out at a mentally challenged patient. A terminal, homeless man continues asking for Dr. Green.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Jack Orman | Stars: Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle, Laura Innes, Alex Kingston

Votes: 168

15. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Time of Death (2004)

TV-14 | Drama

8.7
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From 11:22 to 12:06 we can follow everything that happens to Charlie Metcalf (played by Ray Liotta), a patient who is at death's door. We are shown the minutiae of a treatment which are ... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Christopher Chulack | Stars: Noah Wyle, Maura Tierney, Mekhi Phifer, Goran Visnjic

Votes: 259

16. So You Think You Can Dance (2005– )
Episode: Top 10 Perform: 2 Eliminated (2013)

Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

8.7
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Stars: Debbie Allen, Stephen Boss, Brandon Bryant, Witney Carson

Votes: 6

17. The World Is Watching: Making the Hunger Games (2012 Video)

122 min | Documentary

8.6
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Writer: Cliff Stephenson | Stars: Elizabeth Banks, Lon Bender, Wes Bentley, Robin Bissell

Votes: 77

18. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: 24 Hours (1994)

Unrated | 88 min | Drama

8.6
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The pilot for the popular TV series is set during 24 frantic hours in the lives of a group of doctors, nurses, and staff members of a busy emergency room at a Chicago hospital. They deal ... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Rod Holcomb | Stars: Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Noah Wyle, Sherry Stringfield

Votes: 1,258

19. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Orion in the Sky (2002)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

8.6
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As Dr. Greene's brain tumor begins affecting his coordination, he becomes concerned that his fate will be similar to the terminally ill patients he treats.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle, Laura Innes, Alex Kingston

Votes: 162

20. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: The Show Must Go On (2005)

TV-14 | Drama

8.5
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Casualties of a disaster flood the ER, which is short-handed because everyone is at Dr. Carter's going-away party because he's leaving the ER after 11 years. Dr. Pratt looks for the courage to confront his father, Charlie.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: John Wells | Stars: Noah Wyle, Maura Tierney, Mekhi Phifer, Goran Visnjic

Votes: 152

21. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Alone in a Crowd (2005)

TV-14 | Drama

8.4
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A soccer mom finds herself completely aware of everything going on around her, but is unable to move or speak after suffering a stroke.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Noah Wyle, Maura Tierney, Mekhi Phifer, Goran Visnjic

Votes: 116

22. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Bloodline (2006)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama

8.4
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Weaver, Kovac, and the other doctors work frantically to try to save Jerry and a pregnant Abby, who were both critically injured during the shootout that left the ER in shambles. Meanwhile,... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Stephen Cragg | Stars: Goran Visnjic, Maura Tierney, Mekhi Phifer, Parminder Nagra

Votes: 166

23. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Freefall (2003)

TV-14 | Drama

8.4
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On Thanksgiving Day, a helicopter crash outside the ER leaves several injured, and kills Dr. Romano. Alex tries to bring Sam and Luka together.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Christopher Chulack | Stars: Noah Wyle, Laura Innes, Mekhi Phifer, Alex Kingston

Votes: 124

24. From the Earth to the Moon (1998– )
Episode: Mare Tranquilitatis (1998)

54 min | Action, Drama, History

8.4
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Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, and Michael Collins prepare for the Apollo 11 mission to the moon.

Writers: Andrew Chaikin, Al Reinert, Graham Yost, Tom Hanks | Director: Frank Marshall | Stars: Tom Hanks, Sam Anderson, David Andrews, Roger Bernard

Votes: 92

25. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Secrets and Lies (2002)

TV-14 | Drama

8.4
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After some staff members are caught going through a dominatrix's bag, Weaver makes them attend a sexual harassment seminar, where they learn about each other.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle, Laura Innes, Alex Kingston

Votes: 149

26. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Split Decisions (2006)

TV-14 | Drama

8.4
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Ray helps an old friend escape from her abusive father. Dubenko volunteers in the ER but can't seem to handle a slow day. Abby and Kovac go baby shopping, while Neela gets unexpected and upsetting news from Gallant.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Goran Visnjic, Maura Tierney, Mekhi Phifer, Parminder Nagra

Votes: 109

27. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: The Healers (1996)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

8.4
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Shep and Raul go in a burning house without the proper equipment to save three children.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Sherry Stringfield, Noah Wyle

Votes: 135

28. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: The Long Way Around (1997)

TV-14 | Drama

8.4
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Nurse Carol Hathaway is held hostage during a convenience store robbery, then befriends one of the gunmen.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Christopher Chulack | Stars: Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Noah Wyle, Julianna Margulies

Votes: 229

29. Batman Begins (2005)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure

8.3
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70 Metascore

After training with his mentor, Batman begins his war on crime to free the crime-ridden Gotham City from corruption that the Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it.

Writers: Bob Kane, David S. Goyer, Christopher Nolan | Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Ken Watanabe, Liam Neeson

Votes: 819,754

30. Batman: The Dark Knight (2008 Video)

Short, Action, Adventure

8.3
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Writer: Bob Kane | Director: Clint Walker | Star: Daniel Gidlow

Votes: 1,775

31. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Great Expectations (1999)

TV-14 | Drama

8.3
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On Thanksgiving Day Carol goes into labor. She's able to get to the ER only thanks to Luka's help. She delivers the first baby in the ER, but the second causes some trouble. Greene leaves ... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Christopher Misiano | Stars: Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle, Julianna Margulies, Laura Innes

Votes: 117

32. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: May Day (2000)

TV-14 | Drama

8.3
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As the result of a school shooting, Kovac and Benton care for the gunman and his victims. Abby discovers that Carter has been illegally injecting pain relievers. Greene and Weaver confront ... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle, Laura Innes, Alex Kingston

Votes: 116

33. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Night Shift (1997)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

8.3
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Carol has to fire two of the nurses. Meanwhile, Gant feels Benton is too hard on him.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Noah Wyle, Julianna Margulies

Votes: 142

34. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Try Carter (2004)

TV-14 | Drama

8.3
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It's a busy Fourth of July and Carter is the only attending working.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Noah Wyle, Maura Tierney, Mekhi Phifer, Alex Kingston

Votes: 112

35. The Sixth Sense (1999)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.2
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64 Metascore

A boy who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist.

Writer: M. Night Shyamalan | Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams

Votes: 614,337

36. Elton John in Central Park New York (1981 TV Movie)

59 min | Music

8.2
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A spectacular register of Elton John's mega-concert at the Central Park NY, recorded on September 13, 1980. The great artist presents his greatest hits from the 1970's and his performance, ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Mansfield | Stars: James Newton Howard, Elton John, Dee Murray, Nigel Olsson

Votes: 18

37. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: A Shift in the Night (1996)

TV-14 | Drama

8.2
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Mark has to work for the fourth night in a row while a lot of the staff are absent and the number of patients is towering.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Lance Gentile | Stars: Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Sherry Stringfield, Noah Wyle

Votes: 136

38. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Blizzard (1994)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

8.2
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The ER staff's slow snow day becomes chaotically hectic when the casualties of a 40 car traffic accident flood in.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Sherry Stringfield, Noah Wyle

Votes: 183

39. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Body & Soul (2006)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

8.2
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Dr. Nate Lennox, a former professor with ALS, is brought in as the progression of his disease is chronicled through his own flashbacks as he is treated by each of the doctors at one point. ... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Paul McCrane | Stars: Goran Visnjic, Maura Tierney, Mekhi Phifer, Parminder Nagra

Votes: 133

40. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Chaos Theory (2002)

TV-14 | Drama

8.2
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Dr. Carter, Abby and other staff of the ER are quarantined as the CDC investigate a mysterious, deadly outbreak.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Noah Wyle, Laura Innes, Mekhi Phifer, Alex Kingston

Votes: 118

41. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Damaged (2004)

TV-14 | Drama

8.2
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Neela is still struggling with her decision not to continue becoming a doctor. We discover that Ray is in a band. Kovac and Sam are amoureux, but where does that leave them? Carter takes ... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Paul McCrane | Stars: Noah Wyle, Maura Tierney, Mekhi Phifer, Alex Kingston

Votes: 109

42. So You Think You Can Dance (2005– )
Episode: Finale: Winner Announced (2011)

Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

8.2
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We start the "So You Think You Can Dance" Season 8 finale with a group dance featuring the entire Top 20... See full synopsis »

Stars: Cat Deeley, Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy, Stephen Boss

Votes: 13

43. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Lockdown (2002)

TV-14 | Drama

8.2
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Just when the ER is understaffed and swamped, two children who were brought in turn out to have full blown smallpox. The entire ER must be locked down. The staff needs to improvise while ... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle, Laura Innes, Alex Kingston

Votes: 136

44. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Love Among the Ruins (1995)

TV-14 | Drama

8.2
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Doug Ross and Nurse Hathaway treat a girls' basketball team from a local catholic school for meningitis. Their teachers also need to be tested but one of them confides in Hathaway that she ... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Fred Gerber | Stars: Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Sherry Stringfield, Noah Wyle

Votes: 137

45. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Man with No Name (2005)

TV-14 | Drama

8.2
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Luka has a very bad day: New nurse manager Eve Peyton notices he doesn't want to work with Sam and tells him so. At the end of the day he's drunk and Abby takes him home.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Christopher Chulack | Stars: Goran Visnjic, Maura Tierney, Mekhi Phifer, Parminder Nagra

Votes: 111

46. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Midnight (2004)

TV-14 | 50 min | Drama

8.2
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Carter takes Kem to the hospital to check on their baby since it's not kicking anymore.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Julie Hébert | Stars: Noah Wyle, Maura Tierney, Mekhi Phifer, Alex Kingston

Votes: 96

47. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Partly Cloudy, Chance of Rain (2001)

TV-14 | Drama

8.2
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When a torrential rainstorm pounds Chicago, patients deluge the emergency room while Weaver speeds to an accident site. There, she finds a pregnant woman, Vicki lying injured inside a ... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: David Nutter | Stars: Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle, Laura Innes, Alex Kingston

Votes: 99

48. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Rampage (2001)

TV-14 | Drama

8.2
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The ER is flooded with foster care home residents, attacked by a shooter bent on tracking down his son, who , with the help of Dr. Green, was put into the foster care system amid allegations he was being abused by his father.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle, Laura Innes, Alex Kingston

Votes: 119

49. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Such Sweet Sorrow (2000)

TV-14 | Drama

8.2
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Greene prepares to bury his father. Chen worries about Carter's mood swings. After witnessing the interaction between a dying woman and her family, Hathaway realizes she wants her family together and flies to Seattle to join Ross.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: John Wells | Stars: Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle, Julianna Margulies, Laura Innes

Votes: 157

50. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: The Lost (2003)

TV-14 | Drama

8.2
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John Carter returns to the Congo to retrieve Luka Kovac's body. He finds however that the area where was killed is still too dangerous to enter. He and Gillian finally manage to hitch a ... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Christopher Chulack | Stars: Noah Wyle, Laura Innes, Mekhi Phifer, Alex Kingston

Votes: 112