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1. Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Post-production

A continuation of the saga created by George Lucas set thirty years after Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983).

Writers: J.J. Abrams, Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas | Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver

2. Infinitely Polar Bear (2014)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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65 Metascore

A manic-depressive mess of a father tries to win back his wife by attempting to take full responsibility of their two young, spirited daughters, who don't make the overwhelming task any easier.

Writer: Maya Forbes | Director: Maya Forbes | Stars: Zoe Saldana, Mark Ruffalo, Keir Dullea, Mary O'Rourke

3. Person of Interest (2011– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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An ex-assassin and a wealthy programmer save lives via a surveillance AI that sends them the identities of civilians involved in impending crimes. However, the details of the crimes--including the civilians' roles--are left a mystery.

Creator: Jonathan Nolan | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Chapman, Michael Emerson

4. All Good Things (2010)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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57 Metascore

Mr. David Marks was suspected but never tried for killing his wife Katie who disappeared in 1982, but the truth is eventually revealed.

Writers: Marcus Hinchey, Marc Smerling | Director: Andrew Jarecki | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Kirsten Dunst, Frank Langella, Lily Rabe

5. Lost (2004–2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.5
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The survivors of a plane crash are forced to work together in order to survive on a seemingly deserted tropical island.

Creators: J.J. Abrams, Jeffrey Lieber, Damon Lindelof | Stars: Jorge Garcia, Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox, Josh Holloway

6. The Office (2005–2013)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.8
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A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium. Based on the hit BBC series.

Creators: Greg Daniels, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant | Stars: Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Leslie David Baker

7. A Most Violent Year (2014)

R | 125 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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79 Metascore

In New York City 1981, an ambitious immigrant fights to protect his business and family during the most dangerous year in the city's history.

Writer: J.C. Chandor | Director: J.C. Chandor | Stars: Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo, Alessandro Nivola

8. Family Guy (1999– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy | Active

8.4
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In a wacky Rhode Island town, a dysfunctional family strive to cope with everyday life as they are thrown from one crazy scenario to another.

Creators: Seth MacFarlane, David Zuckerman | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

9. Star Trek (2009)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.0
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83 Metascore

The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Mr. Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful, time-traveling Romulan creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time.

Writers: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, Gene Roddenberry | Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Leonard Nimoy

10. Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.8
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72 Metascore

After the crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction.

Writers: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, Damon Lindelof, Gene Roddenberry | Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Benedict Cumberbatch

11. 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: J.J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole, John Noble

12. Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)

Action, Adventure, Thriller | Post-production

Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.

Writers: Bruce Geller, Drew Pearce, Will Staples | Director: Christopher McQuarrie | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Alec Baldwin

13. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

7.5
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69 Metascore

Scott Pilgrim must defeat his new girlfriend's seven evil exes in order to win her heart.

Writers: Michael Bacall, Edgar Wright, Bryan Lee O'Malley | Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin, Alison Pill

14. Revolution (2012–2014)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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Fifteen years after a permanent global blackout, a group of revolutionaries seeks to drive out an occupying force posing as the United States Government.

Creator: Eric Kripke | Stars: Billy Burke, Tracy Spiridakos, Giancarlo Esposito, Zak Orth

15. Star Trek 3 (2016)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Pre-production

The plot is unknown at this time.

Writers: Doug Jung, Simon Pegg, Gene Roddenberry | Director: Justin Lin | Stars: Zoe Saldana, Chris Pine, Idris Elba, Zachary Quinto

16. Alias (2001–2006)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Sydney Bristow is an international spy recruited out of college and trained for espionage and self-defense.

Creator: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Jennifer Garner, Ron Rifkin, Carl Lumbly, Kevin Weisman

17. Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005–2008)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

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In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar.

Creators: Michael Dante DiMartino, Bryan Konietzko | Stars: Zach Tyler, Mae Whitman, Jack De Sena, Dee Bradley Baker

18. Shrek (2001)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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84 Metascore

After his swamp is filled with magical creatures, an ogre agrees to rescue a princess for a villainous lord in order to get his land back.

Writers: William Steig, Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Joe Stillman, Roger S.H. Schulman, Cody Cameron, Chris Miller, Conrad Vernon | Directors: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson | Stars: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, John Lithgow

19. Super 8 (2011)

PG-13 | 112 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
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72 Metascore

During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent unexplained events in their small town.

Writer: J.J. Abrams | Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Elle Fanning, AJ Michalka, Kyle Chandler, Joel Courtney

20. Armageddon (1998)

PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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42 Metascore

After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, N.A.S.A. recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save the planet.

Writers: Jonathan Hensleigh, J.J. Abrams, Tony Gilroy, Shane Salerno, Robert Roy Pool | Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler

21. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)

PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.4
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73 Metascore

The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt and his new team to go rogue to clear their organization's name.

Writers: Josh Appelbaum, André Nemec, Bruce Geller | Director: Brad Bird | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton

22. Capturing the Friedmans (2003)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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90 Metascore

Documentary on the Friedmans, a seemingly typical, upper-middleclass Jewish family whose world is instantly transformed when the father and his youngest son are arrested and charged with shocking and horrible crimes.

Director: Andrew Jarecki | Stars: Arnold Friedman, Jesse Friedman, David Friedman, Elaine Friedman

23. Cloverfield (2008)

PG-13 | 85 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
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64 Metascore

A group of friends venture deep into the streets of New York on a rescue mission during a rampaging monster attack.

Writer: Drew Goddard | Director: Matt Reeves | Stars: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan, T.J. Miller

24. Almost Human (2013– )

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

8.1
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In a not-so-distant future, human cops and androids partner up to protect and serve.

Creator: J.H. Wyman | Stars: Karl Urban, Michael Ealy, Minka Kelly, Mackenzie Crook

25. Margin Call (2011)

R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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76 Metascore

Follows the key people at an investment bank, over a 24-hour period, during the early stages of the financial crisis.

Writer: J.C. Chandor | Director: J.C. Chandor | Stars: Zachary Quinto, Stanley Tucci, Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany

26. Mission: Impossible III (2006)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.8
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66 Metascore

Ethan Hunt comes face to face with a dangerous and sadistic arms dealer while trying to keep his identity secret in order to protect his girlfriend.

Writers: Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, J.J. Abrams, Bruce Geller | Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Tom Cruise, Michelle Monaghan, Ving Rhames, Philip Seymour Hoffman

27. Believe (I) (2014)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | Active

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A relationship forms between a gifted young girl and a man sprung from prison who has been tasked with protecting her from the evil elements that hunt her power.

Creators: Alfonso Cuarón, Mark Friedman | Stars: Jake McLaughlin, Johnny Sequoyah, Jamie Chung, Kyle MacLachlan

28. Felicity (1998–2002)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

6.7
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A young fresh out of high school girl, follows her high school crush to college to be near him.

Creators: J.J. Abrams, Matt Reeves | Stars: Keri Russell, Scott Speedman, Scott Foley, Tangi Miller

29. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

9.3
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Former Daily Show Correspondent John Oliver brings his persona to this new weekly news satire program.

Stars: John Oliver, David Kaye, Noel MacNeal, James Wojtal

30. Catfish (2010)

PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary

7.1
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65 Metascore

Young filmmakers document their colleague's budding online friendship with a young woman and her family which leads to an unexpected series of discoveries.

Directors: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman | Stars: Yaniv Schulman, Ariel Schulman, Henry Joost, Angela Wesselman-Pierce

31. Westworld (2015– )

60 min | Sci-Fi, Western | Post-production

Two guests at a high-tech amusement park go on a wild west adventure. The park is peopled by robots and is designed to provide a 100% life like experience simulating Roman times, cowboy ... See full summary »

Creator: Jonathan Nolan | Stars: Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Ed Harris, Ben Hicks, Anthony Hopkins

32. Alcatraz (2012)

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

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In 1963, all the prisoners and guards mysteriously disappear from Alcatraz. In the present day, they resurface and a secret agency are tasked with re-capturing them.

Creators: Steven Lilien, Elizabeth Sarnoff, Bryan Wynbrandt | Stars: Sarah Jones, Jorge Garcia, Jonny Coyne, Parminder Nagra

33. Morning Glory (2010)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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57 Metascore

An upstart television producer accepts the challenge of reviving a struggling morning show program with warring co-hosts.

Writer: Aline Brosh McKenna | Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford, Diane Keaton, Noah Bean

34. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show | Active

8.9
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America's top fake news show.

Creators: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg | Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

35. Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.9
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Jimmy Kimmel interviews celebrities.

Creator: Jimmy Kimmel | Stars: Jimmy Kimmel, Cleto Escobedo III, Dicky Barrett, Guillermo Rodriguez

36. Joy Ride (2001)

R | 97 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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75 Metascore

Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.

Writers: Clay Tarver, J.J. Abrams | Director: John Dahl | Stars: Matthew Kimbrough, Leelee Sobieski, Steve Zahn, Paul Walker

37. We Own the Night (2007)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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59 Metascore

A New York nightclub manager tries to save his brother and father from Russian mafia hit men.

Writer: James Gray | Director: James Gray | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Wahlberg, Eva Mendes, Danny Hoch

38. Six Degrees of Separation (1993)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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An affluent New York couple find their lives touched, intruded upon, and compelled by a mysterious young black man who is never quite who he says he is.

Writer: John Guare | Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Will Smith, Stockard Channing, Donald Sutherland, Ian McKellen

39. Wrong Cops (2013)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Crime

5.9
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25 Metascore

A group of bad cops look to dispose of a body that one of them accidentally shot.

Writer: Quentin Dupieux | Director: Quentin Dupieux | Stars: Mark Burnham, Eric Judor, Steve Little, Marilyn Manson

40. Forever Young (1992)

PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

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A 1939 test pilot asks his best friend to use him as a guinea pig for a cryogenics experiment. Daniel McCormick wants to be frozen for a year so that he doesn't have to watch his love lying... See full summary »

Writer: J.J. Abrams | Director: Steve Miner | Stars: Mel Gibson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Elijah Wood, Isabel Glasser

41. Conan (2010– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.2
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Conan O'Brien and his co-host Andy Richter discuss current news topics and interview celebrities and personalities.

Creator: Conan O'Brien | Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Jimmy Vivino, Jerry Vivino

42. Star Wars: Episode IX (2019)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Announced

Plot is unknown.

Writers: Rian Johnson, George Lucas | Director: J.J. Abrams

43. Regarding Henry (1991)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama

6.7
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Henry is a lawyer who survives a shooting only to find he cannot remember anything. If that weren't enough, Henry also has to recover his speech and mobility, in a life he no longer fits ... See full summary »

Writer: J.J. Abrams | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Harrison Ford, Annette Bening, Michael Haley, Stanley Swerdlow

44. The Suburbans (1999)

R | 81 min | Comedy, Drama

4.3
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27 Metascore

An 80's one-hit wonder band named The Suburbans reform for a special performance at one of the ex-member's wedding. At the wedding, a young record company talent scout happens to be in the ... See full summary »

Writers: Donal Lardner Ward, Tony Guma | Director: Donal Lardner Ward | Stars: Donal Lardner Ward, Tony Guma, Craig Bierko, Will Ferrell

45. Joy Ride 3 (2014)

R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

4.7
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A group of hotheaded street racers are on their way to the Road Rally 1000. As they drive through a desolate shortcut on the way to the race, a man starts tracking, teasing and torturing them until the end of the road.

Writers: Clay Tarver, J.J. Abrams, Declan O'Brien | Director: Declan O'Brien | Stars: Ken Kirzinger, Jesse Hutch, Ben Hollingsworth, Gianpaolo Venuta

46. 11/22/63 (2016 TV Mini-Series)

Mystery | Pre-production

An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.

Star: James Franco

47. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )

60 min | News

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"Entertainment Tonight" is the #1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine in the world. Launched in 1981, ET is anchored by Mary Hart and Bob Goen. Primary substitute anchors are Jann Carl ... See full summary »

Creator: Alfred Masini | Stars: Mark Steines, Nancy O'Dell, Mary Hart, Kevin Frazier

48. The Colbert Report (2005– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.7
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Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart, Paul Dinello

49. Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

7.0
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Comedian Jimmy Fallon hosts a late-night talk show.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, Bashir Salahuddin

50. 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