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1. When the Game Stands Tall (2014)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Sport

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The journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak that shattered all records for any American sport.

Writers: Scott Marshall Smith, David Zelon, Neil Hayes | Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Alexander Ludwig, Michael Chiklis, Laura Dern

2. M*A*S*H (1972–1983)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.5
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The staff of an army hospital in the Korean war find that laughter is the best way to deal with their situation.

Stars: Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr

3. Damages (2007–2012)

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

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A law school graduate becomes the protégée of a successful high-stakes litigator.

Creators: Glenn Kessler, Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman | Stars: Glenn Close, Rose Byrne, Tate Donovan, Zachary Booth

4. Save the Last Dance (2001)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.1
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53 Metascore

A white midwestern girl moves to Chicago, where her new boyfriend is a black teen from the South Side with a rough, semi-criminal past.

Writers: Duane Adler, Cheryl Edwards | Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Julia Stiles, Sean Patrick Thomas, Kerry Washington, Fredro Starr

5. Coach Carter (2005)

PG-13 | 136 min | Drama, Sport

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57 Metascore

Controversy surrounds high school basketball coach Ken Carter after he benches his entire team for breaking their academic contract with him.

Writers: Mark Schwahn, John Gatins | Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Rick Gonzalez, Robert Ri'chard, Rob Brown

6. Miami Vice (1984–1990)

TV-14 | 48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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The adventures of the vice squad detectives of the Miami Police Department.

Creator: Anthony Yerkovich | Stars: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago, Olivia Brown

7. Good Times (1974–1979)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.4
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A poor Afro-American family make the best of things in the Chicago housing projects.

Stars: Ja'net DuBois, Ralph Carter, BernNadette Stanis, Jimmie Walker

8. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct.

Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Bruce Weitz, Taurean Blacque, Kiel Martin

9. Remington Steele (1982–1987)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.3
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The cases of a female private detective partnered with a former thief who assumes the role of a fictitious detective in the business.

Creators: Robert Butler, Michael Gleason | Stars: Stephanie Zimbalist, Pierce Brosnan, Doris Roberts, James Read

10. St. Elsewhere (1982–1988)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

8.0
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The lives and work of the staff of St. Eligius Hospital, an old and disrespected Boston teaching hospital.

Stars: Ed Begley Jr., William Daniels, Howie Mandel, David Morse

11. Swing Kids (1993)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Music

6.7
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39 Metascore

The story of a close-knit group of young kids in Nazi Germany who listen to banned swing music from the US. Soon dancing and fun leads to more difficult choices as the Nazis begin ... See full summary »

Writer: Jonathan Marc Feldman | Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Robert Sean Leonard, Christian Bale, Frank Whaley, Barbara Hershey

12. Brotherhood (2006–2008)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama

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Set in an Irish neighbourhood in Providence, the series reflects around two brothers on opposite sides of the law: one a gangster (Jason Isaacs) and the other a politician (Jason Clarke).

Creator: Blake Masters | Stars: Jason Isaacs, Jason Clarke, Annabeth Gish, Kevin Chapman

13. Fame (1982–1987)

60 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.8
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The stories of the students and faculty of the New York City High School for the Performing Arts.

Creator: Christopher Gore | Stars: Debbie Allen, Carlo Imperato, Gene Anthony Ray, Albert Hague

14. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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What's Happening is loosely based on the 1975 movie Cooley High written by Eric Monte. Monte created What's Happening and was also a co-creator and writer for the TV series Good Times.

Stars: Haywood Nelson, Ernest Thomas, Danielle Spencer, Fred Berry

15. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)

PG-13 | 30 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

7.5
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Truly amazing, and sometimes odd, stories are narrated. Many famous actors and actresses made guest appearances.

Stars: Charles Durning, Douglas Seale, Louis Giambalvo, Sharon Spelman

16. Metro (1997)

R | 117 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.4
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Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars. The ending is played out... See full summary »

Writer: Randy Feldman | Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Michael Rapaport, Kim Miyori, Art Evans

17. The Mob Doctor (2012–2013)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active

6.4
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A young thoracic surgeon becomes indebted to the South Chicago mafia and is forced to moonlight as a mob doctor, while also working full time at Chicago's most prominent hospital.

Creators: Josh Berman, Rob Wright | Stars: Jordana Spiro, William Forsythe, James Carpinello, Zach Gilford

18. Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009 TV Movie)

86 min | Biography, Drama

7.8
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From Amazon.com: Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr. (Actor in a Supporting Role, Jerry Maguire, 1996) stars in this true story about a renowned brain surgeon who overcame obstacles to change the... See full synopsis »

Writer: John Pielmeier | Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Ele Bardha, Loren Bass, Geoffrey Beauchamp, Tajh Bellow

19. Isis (1975–1976)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

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An archaeologist gains an amulet that lets her turn into the superheroine goddess Isis and fight evil.

Stars: JoAnna Cameron, Brian Cutler, Joanna Pang, Ronalda Douglas

20. Harry's Law (2011– )

43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.3
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A group of misfit lawyers form an unconventional firm.

Stars: Kathy Bates, Nate Corddry, Christopher McDonald, Karen Olivo

21. Hack (2002–2004)

60 min | Crime, Drama

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When corruption charges strip him of his job, his family and his pride, former cop Mike Olshansky forges a new identity as a Philadelphia cab driver, patrolling the city as a roving vigilante who works with local police.

Creator: David Koepp | Stars: Andre Braugher, David Morse, Matthew Borish, George Dzundza

22. Lou Grant (1977–1982)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

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After everyone on the "Mary Tyler Moore Show" got fired, Lou Grant went to Los Angeles and became city editor of the L.A. Tribune, owned by Mrs. Pynchon, with whom Lou often has loud but ... See full summary »

Stars: Edward Asner, Robert Walden, Mason Adams, Jack Bannon

23. E! True Hollywood Story (1996– )

Documentary, Biography, Crime | Active

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Stars: Chip Bolcik, Phil Crowley, Beng Spies, Ken Baker

24. The White Shadow (1978–1981)

60 min | Drama, Sport

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A white former NBA professional retires from the pro game and gets a job as a basketball coach in a predominantly black inner-city high school.

Creator: Bruce Paltrow | Stars: Ken Howard, Kevin Hooks, Byron Stewart, Timothy Van Patten

25. Midnight Caller (1988–1991)

60 min | Drama

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Jack Killian is an ex-cop in San Francisco. He quit the police force after accidentally shooting his partner. He was approached by Devon King, the manager of a local radio station, and ... See full summary »

Creator: Richard Di Lello | Stars: Gary Cole, Dennis Dun, Arthur Taxier, Mykelti Williamson

26. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985–1989)

22 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Updated remakes of classic stories originally produced by the Master of Suspense.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Bernard Behrens, Cynthia Belliveau, David B. Nichols

27. Whose Life Is It Anyway? (1981)

R | 119 min | Drama

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Ken Harrison is an artist that makes sculptures. One day he is involved in a car accident, and is paralyzed from his neck. All he can do is talk, and he wants to die. In hospital he make ... See full summary »

Writers: Brian Clark, Reginald Rose | Director: John Badham | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, John Cassavetes, Christine Lahti, Bob Balaban

28. Company Town (2006 TV Movie)

Drama

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A look at the lives of government agents who all live in the same Washington D.C. neighborhood.

Creator: Elwood Reid | Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Sherry Stringfield, Michael Michele, Will Beinbrink, Catherine Bell

29. Bret Maverick (1981–1982)

60 min | Drama, Western

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Set in Sweetwater, Arizona in the 1880s with solid citizen Bret owning a ranch and part of the Red Ox Saloon. Stable cast with varying stories, often centered on conflict between the ambitious sheriff and everyone else.

Stars: James Garner, Ed Bruce, Ramon Bieri, Richard Hamilton

30. UC: Undercover (2001–2002)

60 min | Drama, Action

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Creators: Shane Salerno, Don Winslow | Stars: Oded Fehr, Vera Farmiga, Bruklin Harris, Jon Seda

31. A Year in the Life (1987–1988)

60 min | Drama

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Joe Gardner, a child of the Depression, is a successful plastics manufacturer in Seattle, Washington. After his wife dies, his four adult children move back in. Anne, 35 and an ex-hippie, ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Kiley, Trey Ames, Adam Arkin, Jayne Atkinson

32. Under the Influence (1986 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.5
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Andy Griffith plays Noah Talbot, a long-time alcoholic whose drinking begins to have a devastating effect not only on his personal life but on his family as well.

Writer: Joyce Burditt | Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Andy Griffith, Season Hubley, Paul Provenza, Keanu Reeves

33. Call to Glory (1984–1985)

60 min | Drama

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Creator: Ronald M. Cohen | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Cindy Pickett, Elisabeth Shue, Gabriel Damon

34. Don King: Only in America (1997 TV Movie)

R | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.1
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A cinematic portrait of the famous fight promoter and boxing manager.

Writers: Jack Newfield, Kario Salem | Director: John Herzfeld | Stars: Ving Rhames, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Jeremy Piven, Darius McCrary

35. Equal Justice (1990–1991)

60 min | Drama, Romance

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Follows the loves and lives of a group of Pittsburgh D.A. staff focusing on Arnold Bach, the honest, but politically correct, by-the-book district attorney; Gene Rogan, the deputy D.A. and ... See full summary »

Creators: Thomas Carter, Christopher Knopf, David A. Simons | Stars: George DiCenzo, Debrah Farentino, Jane Kaczmarek, Kathleen Lloyd

36. Trapped in a Purple Haze (2000 TV Movie)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Sport

7.3
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When a charismatic teenager falters under constant pressure from his parents and school, he makes a potentially deadly mistake.

Writer: Mimi Schmir | Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: Jonathan Jackson, JoBeth Williams, Carly Pope, Robin Dunne

37. The Monkey Hu$tle (1976)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

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A new highway threatens a Chicago neighborhood, so to protest the residents throw a block party.

Writers: Charles Eric Johnson, Odie Hawkins | Director: Arthur Marks | Stars: Yaphet Kotto, Kirk Calloway, Thomas Carter, Donn C. Harper

38. Heat Wave (1990 TV Movie)

R | 100 min | Drama, History

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Writer: Michael Lazarou | Director: Kevin Hooks | Stars: Cicely Tyson, Blair Underwood, James Earl Jones, Margaret Avery

39. Hitched (2005 TV Movie)

Drama

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Writer: Jeffrey Lieber | Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Leslie Bibb, Tara Callaghan Carr, Dagmara Dominczyk, Megalyn Echikunwoke

40. A Year in the Life (1986 TV Mini-Series)

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Mini series that follows a family, a year after the death of the matriarch. Her husband tries to cope by cycling. And one of the daughters is going through a rough patch in her second ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Kiley, Trey Ames, Adam Arkin, Jayne Atkinson

41. The Blue Knight (1975–1976)

60 min | Action, Drama, Crime

7.0
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The exploits of Los Angeles beat cop Bumper Morgan.

Stars: George Kennedy, John Steadman, Barbara Rhoades, Lee Weaver

42. Michael Hayes (1997–1998)

60 min | Drama

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Michael Hayes is a tough but sensitive ex-cop who goes to work in the U.S. Attorney's office in New York City. When his boss is seriously injured in a bombing, Hayes becomes Acting U.S. ... See full summary »

Creators: Nicholas Pileggi, John Romano | Stars: David Caruso, Jimmy Galeota, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Mary B. Ward

43. Almost Summer (1978)

PG | 88 min | Comedy

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A high-school election gets nasty.

Writers: Judith Berg, Sandra Berg, Martin Davidson, Marc Reid Rubel | Director: Martin Davidson | Stars: Bruno Kirby, Lee Purcell, John Friedrich, Didi Conn

44. Christmas Rush (2002 TV Movie)

R | 100 min | Action, Drama

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In the season of giving, the department took his badge. Criminals took his wife. Now, one cop is taking matters into his own hands

Writer: Charles Robert Carner | Director: Charles Robert Carner | Stars: Dean Cain, Erika Eleniak, Roman Podhora, Richard Yearwood

45. Heart of the City (1986–1987)

60 min | Drama

7.3
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Wes Kennedy is a cop who works long hours at night in order to spend the daytime with his two teenage kids Robin and Kevin.

Stars: Robert Desiderio, Jonathan Ward, Christina Applegate, Kario Salem

46. Someone She Knows (1994 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

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A desperate mother becomes detective to solve her 5 year-old daughter's death. The authorities suspect that the girl has been killed by a well-known person of the family.

Writer: Carol Monpere | Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: Markie Post, Gerald McRaney, Jeffrey Nordling, Spencer Garrett

47. Ali: An American Hero (2000 TV Movie)

85 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

5.6
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Writer: Jamal Joseph | Director: Leon Ichaso | Stars: David Ramsey, Clarence Williams III, Joe Morton, Vondie Curtis-Hall

48. Ebony/Jet Showcase (1982– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.7
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Magazine show based on the two African-American magazines "Ebony" and "Jet".

Stars: Debra Crable, Darryl Dennard, Elliott Francis, Greg Gumbel

49. Bay City Blues (1983– )

60 min | Drama, Sport

6.3
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Short-lived ensemble drama which follows a minor league baseball team as they travel from town to town.

Creator: Jeffrey Lewis | Stars: Michael Nouri, Pat Corley, Kelly Harmon, Perry Lang

50. Trauma Center (1983– )

60 min | Drama

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The cases of a specialized emegency hospital department.

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Stars: James Naughton, Jack Bannon, Lou Ferrigno, Wendie Malick