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1. The American Side (2014)

90 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | Post-production

In 1943, inventor Nikola Tesla died penniless in the New Yorker Hotel. Within 24 hours the U.S. government seized everything in his room. But one design was missing. 70 years later in Buffalo, NY, a brilliant young engineer has found it.

Writers: Greg Stuhr, Jenna Ricker | Director: Jenna Ricker | Stars: Greg Stuhr, Alicja Bachleda, Camilla Belle, Matthew Broderick

2. Recursion (2014)

Comedy | Completed

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Writer: Stanton Nash | Director: Sam Buntrock | Stars: Charisse Bellante, Rob McClure, Rotimi Paul, Michael J. Patterson

3. Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy (2013 TV Movie)

Documentary

7.9
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Engaging, humorous, and provocative, Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy examines the unique role of Jewish composers and lyricists in the creation of the modern American musical. The film ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Kantor | Director: Michael Kantor | Stars: Mary Ellen Barrett, Jamie Bernstein, Matthew Broderick, Mel Brooks

4. Recursion (2013)

22 min | Short, Adventure, Comedy | Completed

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Recursion is a modern-day time-travel adventure that tells the story of Sherwin, possibly the most unlikely best-man there ever was. Awkward and accident prone, he loses the ring moments ... See full summary »

Writer: Stanton Nash | Director: Sam Buntrock | Star: Rob McClure

5. Didi Lightful (2012)

3 min | Short, Family, Musical

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A Broadway-style musical adventure about the hilarious extremes a child will go to in order to get what she wants. Didi plots and schemes her way to save what matters to her most - family, ... See full summary »

Writer: Barbara Schwartz | Stars: Didi Conn, Liz Callaway, Mark Lotito

6. Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (2009)

PG-13 | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.8
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35 Metascore

Remake of the 1956 film noir film "Beyond a Reasonable Doubt" in which a writer's plan to expose a corrupt district attorney takes an unexpected turn.

Writers: Peter Hyams, Douglas Morrow | Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Jesse Metcalfe, Amber Tamblyn, Michael Douglas, Joel David Moore

7. My Dog: An Unconditional Love Story (2009)

52 min | Documentary

7.6
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MY DOG: AN UNCONDITIONAL LOVE STORY explores the unique relationship between people and their beloved pets through candid interviews with notable dog lovers. Viewers are offered an intimate... See full summary »

Director: Mark St. Germain | Stars: Cindy Adams, Edward Albee, Richard Belzer, Glenn Close

9. Zodiac Deciphered (2008 Video)

60 min | Documentary

6.7
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10. Zodiac (2007)

R | 157 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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78 Metascore

A San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac killer.

Writers: James Vanderbilt, Robert Graysmith | Director: David Fincher | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards

11. This Is Zodiac (2007 Video)

27 min | Documentary, Short, Thriller

7.0
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Stars: David Fincher, George Bawart, Robert Graysmith, Jake Gyllenhaal

12. Lights! Action! Music! (2007 TV Movie)

91 min | Documentary

6.3
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A wonderful journey through the meaning and relevance of film music composition. Featuring great, albeit brief, insights from some of the modern greats.

Writer: Steve Cohen | Director: Dan Lieberstein | Stars: John Barry, Terence Blanchard, Carter Burwell, Francis Ford Coppola

13. Saturday Night Fever: A 30 Year Legacy (2007 Video)

15 min | Documentary, Short

6.2
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Writer: Stephen R. Wolcott | Stars: John Badham, Joseph Cali, Sam Coppola, Karen Lynn Gorney

14. Making Soundtrack History (2007 Video)

Documentary, Short

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Writer: Stephen R. Wolcott | Stars: John Badham, Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Karen Lynn Gorney

15. The Tollbooth (2004)

85 min | Comedy

5.7
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36 Metascore

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Writer: Debra Kirschner | Director: Debra Kirschner | Stars: Marla Sokoloff, Tovah Feldshuh, Ronald Guttman, Idina Menzel

16. Broadway: The American Musical (2004– )

360 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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A six-part documentary about the Broadway musical

Stars: Julie Andrews, John Lahr, Stephen Sondheim, Philip Furia

17. Ash Wednesday (2002)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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40 Metascore

Ash Wednesday is set in the Manhattan of the early 1980's and is about a pair of Irish-American brothers (Burns and Wood) who become embroiled in a conflict with the Irish Mob.

Writer: Edward Burns | Director: Edward Burns | Stars: Brian Burns, Vincent Rubino, Jimmy Cummings, Elijah Wood

18. Two Against Time (2002 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.0
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This film finds a mother and her teen daughter both being diagnosed with cancer. This discovery helps to overcome the longtime antagonistic relationship that the two have developed.

Writers: Casey Kurtti, Peter Nelson | Director: David Anspaugh | Stars: Marlo Thomas, Ellen Muth, Peter Friedman, Karen Robinson

19. Thin Air (2000 TV Movie)

95 min | Crime, Drama

4.5
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Frank Belson didn't ask too many questions about the past of his new wife Lisa St. Claire, even after she suddenly and mysteriously disappeared one night. He brings in Spenser to help ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert B. Parker | Director: Robert Mandel | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Marcia Gay Harden, Jon Seda, Luis Guzmán

20. Double Platinum (1999 TV Movie)

PG | 94 min | Musical, Drama

5.8
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A young singer is reunited with the mother who left her when she was a child.

Writer: Nina Shengold | Director: Robert Allan Ackerman | Stars: Diana Ross, Brandy Norwood, Christine Ebersole, Allen Payne

21. Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter's End (1999 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

6.8
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On a cold winter day a mysterious stranger shows up at the Witting Farm. He is John Witting, the father of Jacob Witting who abandoned Jacob and his mother when Jacob was little. Jacob is ... See full summary »

Writer: Patricia MacLachlan | Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: Glenn Close, Christopher Walken, Jack Palance, George Hearn

22. Spenser: Small Vices (1999 TV Movie)

91 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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Rita Fiore hires Spenser to determine if two-time loser Ellis Alves really did kill a college coed. Soon everybody wants him off the case, from the investigating officer to the parents of ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert B. Parker | Director: Robert Markowitz | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Eugene Lipinski, Laila Robins, Chris Britton

23. Streets of Laredo (1995– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1999)

Drama, Western

7.5
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Captain Woodrow Coll returns to his old profession of Texas Ranger in order to track down a killer who likes robbing trains and murdering victims on a whim.

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: James Garner, Sissy Spacek, Sam Shepard, Ned Beatty

24. Streets of Laredo (1995– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1999)

Drama, Western

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Call finds he has more than just teenage killer Joey Garza to hunt down but the infamous "man-burner" Mox Mox and his gang.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: James Garner, Sissy Spacek, Sam Shepard, Ned Beatty

25. Streets of Laredo (1995– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1999)

88 min | Drama, Western

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Woodrow breaks off from his posse to pursue Mo Mo while his men try to capture or kill Joey Garza. Meanwhile Lorena searches for Pea and Joey's mother Maria tries to help her son elude the law.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: James Garner, Sissy Spacek, Sam Shepard, Ned Beatty

26. Rear Window (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.5
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Modern remake of Rear Window in which the lead character is paralyzed and lives in a high-tech home filled with assistive technology.

Writers: Cornell Woolrich, Eric Overmyer, Larry Gross | Director: Jeff Bleckner | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Daryl Hannah, Robert Forster, Ruben Santiago-Hudson

27. I Married a Monster (1998 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.3
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Writers: Duane Poole, Louis Vittes | Director: Nancy Malone | Stars: Richard Burgi, Susan Walters, Tim Ryan, Barbara Niven

28. Last Stand at Saber River (1997 TV Movie)

96 min | Action, Drama, Western

6.9
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As America recovers from the Civil War, one man tries to put the pieces of his life back together but finds himself fighting a new battle on the frontier. Cable is an embittered Confederate... See full summary »

Writers: Elmore Leonard, Ronald M. Cohen | Director: Dick Lowry | Stars: Tom Selleck, Suzy Amis, Rachel Duncan, Haley Joel Osment

29. Alone (1997 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama

6.4
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Writer: Horton Foote | Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg | Stars: Hume Cronyn, James Earl Jones, Ed Begley Jr., Betty Murphy

30. Ms. Scrooge (1997 TV Movie)

G | 87 min | Fantasy, Drama

5.2
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Writers: Charles Dickens, John McGreevey | Director: John Korty | Stars: Cicely Tyson, Katherine Helmond, Michael Beach, John Bourgeois

31. Jake's Women (1996 TV Movie)

89 min | Drama, Comedy

6.8
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Jake is a writer. He is married to Maggie, but his marriage is in trouble. He cannot stop thinking about other women in his life, characters he invents conversations with. He is constantly ... See full summary »

Writer: Neil Simon | Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: Alan Alda, Anne Archer, Lolita Davidovich, Julie Kavner

32. Streets of Laredo (1995 TV Mini-Series)

300 min | Drama, Western

7.3
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Captain Woodrow Call, now retired from the Rangers, is a bounty hunter. He is hired by an eastern rail baron to track down Joey Garza, a new kind of killer, only a boy, who kills from a ... See full summary »

Stars: James Garner, Sissy Spacek, Sam Shepard, Ned Beatty

33. Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story (1995 TV Movie)

91 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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The true story of a decorated officer's legal challenge to her involuntary discharge when she admitted she was homosexual.

Writer: Alison Cross | Director: Jeff Bleckner | Stars: Glenn Close, Judy Davis, Jan Rubes, Wendy Makkena

34. My Antonia (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama

6.8
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Life in rural Nebraska in the late 1890s.

Writers: Willa Cather, Victoria Riskin | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Jason Robards, Eva Marie Saint, Neil Patrick Harris, Jan Tríska

35. Tecumseh: The Last Warrior (1995 TV Movie)

92 min | Western

7.0
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This western began in 1812 when the settlers tried to take away more and more territories from the indians. Tecumseh, who is the leader of the Shawnee indians, tries to do something. He ... See full summary »

Writers: James Alexander Thom, Paul F. Edwards | Director: Larry Elikann | Stars: Jesse Borrego, David Clennon, Tantoo Cardinal, Gregory Cruz

36. Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story (1995 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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The fact-based true story of the rapid rise to fame and untimely death of Jessica Savitch - one of America's first female news anchors.

Writer: Linda Bergman | Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Sela Ward, Ron Silver, Judith Ivey, Jeffrey DeMunn

37. One Night Stand (1995)

R | 88 min | Drama

4.2
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Michelle Sanderson (Ally Sheedy) is a woman who seems to have everything -- great looks, a promising career, a large circle of friends. But the one thing she yearns for most is a romantic ... See full summary »

Writer: Martin Casella | Director: Talia Shire | Stars: David Sheltraw, Ally Sheedy, Don Novello, Gina Hecht

38. A Father for Charlie (1995 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Western

7.2
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Writer: H. Haden Yelin | Director: Jeff Bleckner | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., Joseph Mazzello, James Greene, Don Swayze

39. The Heidi Chronicles (1995 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.1
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Writer: Wendy Wasserstein | Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Hulce, Peter Friedman, Kim Cattrall

40. My Brother's Keeper (1995 TV Movie)

Unrated | 94 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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A man and his HIV-positive twin take an insurance company to court over a possibly life-saving bone marrow transplant.

Writer: Gregory Goodell | Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: John Lithgow, Annette O'Toole, Veronica Cartwright, Zeljko Ivanek

41. Murderous Intent (1995 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama, Thriller

4.7
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A woman discovers that she's the linchpin of a plot by her mother and her mother's lover to kill his wife.

Writer: Gregory Goodell | Director: Gregory Goodell | Stars: Corbin Bernsen, Lesley Ann Warren, Tushka Bergen, Dash Mihok

42. The Companion (1994 TV Movie)

R | 94 min | Sci-Fi

5.9
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In the near-distant future, a female romance writer is planning to write her next book in a remote mountain cabin. A friend convinces her to bring along a "companion", a nearly-human ... See full summary »

Writer: Ian Seeberg | Director: Gary Fleder | Stars: Kathryn Harrold, Bruce Greenwood, Talia Balsam, Brion James

43. Once in a Lifetime (1994 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Millions adored Daphne Fields, for she shared their passion, their pain, their joy, and their sorrow. America's most popular novelist remained a closed book. She hides many secrets. The ... See full summary »

Writers: Syrie Astrahan James, Danielle Steel | Director: Michael Miller | Stars: Lindsay Wagner, Barry Bostwick, Duncan Regehr, Amy Aquino

44. Reunion (1994 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.0
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When a woman loses her child, this traumatic event takes her to the edge of sanity. However, the child suddenly appears which is impossible... or is it?

Writers: Linda Gray Sexton, Ronald Bass, John Pielmeier | Director: Lee Grant | Stars: Marlo Thomas, Peter Strauss, Frances Sternhagen, Courtney Chase

45. The Man Who Wouldn't Die (1994 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

6.1
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This film concerns a writer of mystery stories who bases his villain on a criminal, played by Malcolm McDowell, who is incarcerated in prison. Escaping prison after his apparent death in a ... See full summary »

Writers: Don Shroll, David Amann | Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Roger Moore, Malcolm McDowell, Nancy Allen, Jackson Davies

46. Lily in Winter (1994 TV Movie)

PG | 94 min | Drama

6.5
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Writers: Robert Eisele, J. Michael Riva, Julie Moskowitz, Gary Stephens | Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Natalie Cole, Brian Bonsall, Marla Gibbs, Cecil Hoffman

47. Jane's House (1994 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.6
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Paul Clark and his children are really down-hearted after the death of Jane, Pauls wife. He falls in love with the business- woman Mary, a former tennis-player. They decide to live together... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Kimmel Smith, Eric Roth | Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: James Woods, Anne Archer, Missy Crider, Graham Beckel

48. Texan (1994 TV Short)

26 min | Short

6.0
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A retired pilot finds out his young wife is lying to him, hiding a meeting with a military man, withdrawing money from the bank...

Writer: David Mamet | Director: Treat Williams | Stars: Dabney Coleman, Dana Delany, Brian Doyle-Murray, Charles Durning

49. The Journey Inside (1994)

40 min | Documentary

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A fascinating and fun glimpse into the world of computer technology where we see how microprocessors are made.

Writers: Larry Sulkis, John Groves | Director: Barnaby Jackson | Stars: Tim Farrell, Eric Fiedler, Tony Gardner, Loren Gitthens

50. Skylark (1993 TV Movie)

G | 95 min | Drama

7.1
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Jacob's farm is in trouble from a severe drought. Jacob and Sarah begin to wonder if Sarah can stay, and what will happen to Jacob if she and the children have to leave the farm.

Writer: Patricia MacLachlan | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Glenn Close, Christopher Walken, Lexi Randall, Christopher Bell