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1. Lost (2004–2010)

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

8.6
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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

2. Castle (2009– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama | Active

8.3
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After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle gets permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.

Stars: Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, Jon Huertas, Seamus Dever

3. Defiance (2013– )

43 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.0
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In the year 2046, it's a new Earth - with new rules. Over thirty years after various alien races arrived on Earth, the landscape is completely altered, terraformed nearly beyond recognition... See full summary »

Stars: Grant Bowler, Stephanie Leonidas, Julie Benz, Graham Greene

4. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )

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

8.1
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This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a new elite squad of NYPD detectives who investigate sexually related crimes.

Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Dann Florek, Richard Belzer

5. Desperate Housewives (2004–2012)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Secrets and truths unfold through the lives of female friends in one suburban neighborhood, after the mysterious suicide of a neighbor.

Creator: Marc Cherry | Stars: Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross, Eva Longoria

6. Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.5
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A secret military team, SG-1, is formed to explore the recently discovered Stargates.

Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge

7. Law & Order (1990–2010)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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The show follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points. The first half of the show concentrates on the investigation of the crime by the police, the second half follows the prosecution of the crime in court.

Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina, S. Epatha Merkerson

8. Ghostbusters (1984)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.8
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Three unemployed parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.

Writers: Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis | Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis

9. Die Hard (1988)

R | 131 min | Action, Thriller

8.3
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70 Metascore

John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save wife Holly Gennaro and several others, taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

Writers: Roderick Thorp, Jeb Stuart, Steven E. de Souza | Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

10. Workaholics (2011– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy | Active

8.3
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A single-camera comedy featuring three friends who work together as telemarketers from 9 to 5 and live together from 5 to 9.

Creators: Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine, Anders Holm, Kyle Newacheck, Connor Pritchard, Dominic Russo | Stars: Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine, Anders Holm, Maribeth Monroe

11. The Glades (2010– )

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

7.4
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A former Chicago cop moves to a small Florida town and joins the state police.

Creator: Clifton Campbell | Stars: Matt Passmore, Kiele Sanchez, Carlos Gómez, Jordan Wall

12. Monk (2002–2009)

TV-PG | 47 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Adrian Monk is a brilliant San Francisco detective, whose obsessive compulsive disorder just happens to get in the way.

Stars: Tony Shalhoub, Jason Gray-Stanford, Ted Levine, Traylor Howard

13. Murder, She Wrote (1984– )

93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Mystery writer finds herself investigating murders that occur around her.

Creators: Peter S. Fischer, Richard Levinson, William Link | Stars: Angela Lansbury, William Windom, Ron Masak, Louis Herthum

14. Numb3rs (2005–2010)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Working for the FBI, a mathematician uses equations to help solve various crimes.

Creators: Nicolas Falacci, Cheryl Heuton | Stars: Rob Morrow, David Krumholtz, Judd Hirsch, Alimi Ballard

15. The Last Samurai (2003)

R | 154 min | Action, Drama, History

7.7
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55 Metascore

An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle.

Writers: John Logan, Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz | Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe, Billy Connolly, William Atherton

16. Boston Legal (2004–2008)

44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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This Spinoff of The Practice will focus on Civil Law.

Stars: James Spader, William Shatner, Candice Bergen, Rene Auberjonois

17. Justice League (2001–2006)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.6
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Seven of the most formidable heroes form arguably the most powerful team ever.

Creator: Gardner Fox | Stars: Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr, Kevin Conroy

18. The Girl Next Door (2007)

R | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.8
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29 Metascore

Based on the Jack Ketchum novel of the same name, The Girl Next Door follows the unspeakable torture and abuses committed on a teenage girl in the care of her aunt...and the boys who witness and fail to report the crime.

Writers: Daniel Farrands, Philip Nutman, Jack Ketchum | Director: Gregory Wilson | Stars: William Atherton, Blythe Auffarth, Blanche Baker, Kevin Chamberlin

19. Life (I) (2007–2009)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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A former police officer returns to the force after having been wrongly imprisoned for years.

Creator: Rand Ravich | Stars: Damian Lewis, Sarah Shahi, Adam Arkin, Brent Sexton

20. Die Hard 2 (1990)

R | 124 min | Action, Thriller

7.1
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67 Metascore

John McClane, officer of the N.Y.P.D. and hero of the Nakatomi Hostage Crisis, attempts to avert disaster as rogue military officials seize control of Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C.

Writers: Walter Wager, Steven E. de Souza, Doug Richardson | Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Bruce Willis, William Atherton, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

21. Jinn (2014)

PG-13 | 97 min | Thriller

6.2
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24 Metascore

Shawn, an automotive designer, enjoys an idyllic life with his new wife Jasmine until it is interrupted by a cryptic message. The message warns of imminent danger and a curse that has ... See full summary »

Writer: Ajmal Zaheer Ahmad | Director: Ajmal Zaheer Ahmad | Stars: Serinda Swan, Ray Park, Sibylla Deen, William Atherton

22. Childrens Hospital (2008– )

TV-14 | 11 min | Comedy

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Explores the emotional struggles and sexual politics of a group of doctors charged with healthy libidos. Their dedication to their personal lives is relentless, interrupted only by the occasional need to treat sick children.

Creator: Rob Corddry | Stars: Rob Huebel, Rob Corddry, Ken Marino, Megan Mullally

23. The Practice (1997–2004)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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We follow the exploits and cases of defense attorneys of a Boston law firm. Bobby Donnell is the senior defense attorney and founder of the firm.

Stars: Dylan McDermott, Kelli Williams, Lara Flynn Boyle, Steve Harris

24. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)

25 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

8.0
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Tales of horror based on the gruesome EC horror comics of the 1950's.

Stars: John Kassir, Roy Brocksmith, Miguel Ferrer, Cam Clarke

25. Real Genius (1985)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Teenage geniuses deal with their abilities while developing a laser.

Writers: Neal Israel, Pat Proft, Pj Torokvei | Director: Martha Coolidge | Stars: Val Kilmer, Gabriel Jarret, Michelle Meyrink, William Atherton

26. The Equalizer (1985–1989)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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A retired intelligence agent turned private detective helps various threatened clients to equalize the odds.

Creators: Richard Lindheim, Michael Sloan | Stars: Edward Woodward, Keith Szarabajka, Robert Lansing, Mark Margolis

27. The Outer Limits (1995–2002)

44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

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Add a Plot

Stars: Alex Diakun, Eric Schneider, Garvin Cross, Kavan Smith

28. Bio-Dome (1996)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy

4.3
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1 Metascore

Moronic best friends get themselves locked inside the Bio-Dome, a science experiment, along with a group of environmental scientists for one year.

Writers: Adam Leff, Mitchell Peck, Jason Blumenthal, Kip Koenig, Scott Marcano | Director: Jason Bloom | Stars: Pauly Shore, Stephen Baldwin, William Atherton, Denise Dowse

29. The Pelican Brief (1993)

PG-13 | 141 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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50 Metascore

A law student uncovers a conspiracy, putting herself and others in danger.

Writers: John Grisham, Alan J. Pakula | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard, John Heard

30. Oscar (1991)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, Crime

6.3
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Angelo "Snaps" Provolone made his dying father a promise on his deathbed: he would leave the world of crime and become an honest businessman. Despite having no experience in making money in... See full summary »

Writers: Claude Magnier, Michael Barrie, Jim Mulholland | Director: John Landis | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Ornella Muti, Don Ameche, Peter Riegert

31. Who's Your Daddy? (2004 Video)

R | 105 min | Comedy

4.8
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An adopted Ohio high school senior discovers he is the inherited heir to a porn empire. Dropped into a bitter power struggle, his new flock of beautiful co-workers come to his aid.

Writers: Maria Veltre Druse, Jack Sekowski, Andy Fickman | Director: Andy Fickman | Stars: Brandon Davis, Colleen Camp, Kadeem Hardison, Christine Lakin

32. Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie (2012)

R | 93 min | Comedy

5.2
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40 Metascore

Two guys get a billion dollars to make a movie, only to watch their dream run off course. In order to make the money back, they then attempt to revitalize a failing shopping mall.

Writers: Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, Jon Mugar, Doug Lussenhop, Jonathan Krisel | Directors: Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim | Stars: Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, Robert Loggia, Will Ferrell

33. Nash Bridges (1996–2001)

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

6.9
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A smart alecky San Francisco cop and his get rich quick scheme of a partner keep tabs on crime and take down the bad guys in the Bay Area.

Creator: Carlton Cuse | Stars: Don Johnson, Cheech Marin, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Jeff Perry

34. Jersey Shore Shark Attack (2012 TV Movie)

R | 87 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.0
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Many years ago, hundreds of locals and tourists were massacred by giant man-eating sharks in the infamous 1916 Jersey Shore attacks. But that's just a legend... or is it? It's a holiday ... See full summary »

Writers: Jeffrey Schenck, Peter Sullivan, Michael Ciminera, Richard Gnolfo | Director: John Shepphird | Stars: Jack Scalia, Jeremy Luke, Joseph Russo, Daniel Booko

35. Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)

R | 136 min | Drama

6.7
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A dedicated schoolteacher spends her nights cruising bars, looking for abusive men with whom she can engage in progressively violent sexual encounters.

Writers: Judith Rossner, Richard Brooks | Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Diane Keaton, Richard Gere, Tuesday Weld, William Atherton

36. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

7.8
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A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist.

Creator: Rod Serling | Stars: Robin Ward, Charles Aidman, Richard Mulligan, William Atherton

37. The Crow: Salvation (2000)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

5.0
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Alex Corvis returns to the world of the living to solve the murder of a young woman that he was wrongly accused of.

Writers: James O'Barr, Chip Johannessen | Director: Bharat Nalluri | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Eric Mabius, Fred Ward, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe

38. Hoodlum (1997)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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50 Metascore

Black gangsters in 1930 Harlem fights Dutch Schultz who is trying to horn in on their numbers racket.

Writer: Chris Brancato | Director: Bill Duke | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Tim Roth, Vanessa Williams, Andy Garcia

39. The Sugarland Express (1974)

PG | 110 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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A woman attempts to reunite her family by helping her husband escape prison and together kidnapping their son. But things don't go as planned when they are forced to take a police hostage on the road.

Writers: Hal Barwood, Matthew Robbins, Steven Spielberg | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Ben Johnson, Michael Sacks, William Atherton

40. Centennial (1978 TV Mini-Series)

1,256 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.4
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The economic and cultural growth of Colorado spanning two centuries from the mid-1700s to the late-1970s.

Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Carrera, Richard Chamberlain, Robert Conrad

41. The Citizen (2012)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama

7.1
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38 Metascore

An Arab immigrant wins the American green card lottery, arriving in New York City on September 10, 2001.

Writers: Jazmen Darnell Brown, Sam Kadi, Samir Younis | Director: Sam Kadi | Stars: Khaled Nabawy, Agnes Bruckner, Rizwan Manji, William Atherton

42. Mad City (1997)

PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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45 Metascore

A disgruntled security guard holds a school trip group hostage, while a news reporter forms a bond with him.

Writers: Tom Matthews, Eric Williams | Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: John Travolta, Dustin Hoffman, Alan Alda, Mia Kirshner

43. The Kane Files: Life of Trial (2010)

R | Action

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Scott Kane (Drew Fuller), a man with a checkered past is trying to live a clean life. When his son Owen falls ill, Kane finds his only option is to turn to Daniel Morgan (William Atherton),... See full summary »

Writer: Benjamin Gourley | Director: Benjamin Gourley | Stars: Drew Fuller, Ethan Embry, William Devane, William Atherton

44. Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999 TV Movie)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.0
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This biography of Dorothy Dandridge follows her career through early days on the club circuit with her sister to her turn in movies, including becoming the first black actress to win a Best... See full summary »

Writers: Earl Mills, Shonda Rhimes, Scott Abbott | Director: Martha Coolidge | Stars: Halle Berry, Brent Spiner, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Obba Babatundé

45. Buried Alive (1990 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

6.6
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Clint is an every day working man whose wife Joanna is having an affair with a doctor. They plot to kill him and get the insurance money. Only trouble the drug overdose they give him ... See full summary »

Writers: David A. Davies, Mark Patrick Carducci | Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Tim Matheson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, William Atherton, Hoyt Axton

46. No Mercy (1986)

R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Romance

5.6
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An unconventional undercover Chicago cop and his partner are recruited to commit the murder of a New Orleans criminal kingpin.

Writer: James Carabatsos | Director: Richard Pearce | Stars: Richard Gere, Kim Basinger, Jeroen Krabbé, George Dzundza

47. Ghostbusters (2009 Video Game)

Action, Comedy, Horror

8.5
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You play the newest employee of the paranormal investigations and eliminations business as a new wave of Gozer related hauntings plagues New York City.

Writers: Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Flint Dille, John Zuur Platten, John Melchior, Patrick Hegarty | Directors: Kody Sabourin, David Wheeler | Stars: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson

48. The Day of the Locust (1975)

R | 144 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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An art director in the 1930's falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father.

Writers: Nathanael West, Waldo Salt | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Karen Black, Burgess Meredith, William Atherton

49. Bread and Roses (2000)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.1
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57 Metascore

Two Latina sisters work as cleaners in a downtown office building, and fight for the right to unionize.

Writer: Paul Laverty | Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Pilar Padilla, Adrien Brody, Elpidia Carrillo, Jack McGee

50. The Kid Stays in the Picture (2002)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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75 Metascore

Documentary about legendary Paramount producer Robert Evans (the film shares the same name as Evans's famous 1994 autobiography).

Writers: Robert Evans, Brett Morgen | Directors: Nanette Burstein, Brett Morgen | Stars: Robert Evans, Eddie Albert, Peter Bart, Charlie Bluhdorn