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1. The Sopranos (1999–2007)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama

9.3
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Modern day morality tale about New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano, as he deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life.

Creator: David Chase | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

2. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Episode: All Due Respect (2004)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama

8.5
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Tony realizes that he must take care of family messes himself in order to keep the peace within his own clan.

Writers: David Chase, Robin Green, Mitchell Burgess | Director: John Patterson | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

3. 12 Years a Slave (2013)

R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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97 Metascore

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

Writers: John Ridley, Solomon Northup | Director: Steve McQueen | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael K. Williams, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt

4. Prisoners (2013)

R | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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74 Metascore

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

Writer: Aaron Guzikowski | Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Melissa Leo

5. There Will Be Blood (2007)

R | 158 min | Drama

8.1
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92 Metascore

A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.

Writers: Paul Thomas Anderson, Upton Sinclair | Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Ciarán Hinds, Martin Stringer

6. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

R | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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80 Metascore

A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.

Writer: Michael Arndt | Directors: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris | Stars: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Greg Kinnear, Abigail Breslin

7. 13th Annual Critics' Choice Awards (2008 TV Movie)

120 min

7.9
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The Broadcast Film Critics Association annually bestows its awards on the films and film-makers it believes are the best of the year... See full synopsis »

Writer: Adam Vetri | Director: Michael Dempsey | Stars: Casey Affleck, Javier Bardem, Brad Bird, Nikki Blonsky

8. Love & Mercy (2014)

Biography, Drama, Music

7.6
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83 Metascore

The life of reclusive Beach Boys songwriter and musician Brian Wilson, from his successes with highly-influential orchestral pop albums to his nervous breakdown and subsequent encounter with controversial therapist Dr. Eugene Landy.

Writers: Michael A. Lerner, Oren Moverman | Director: Bill Pohlad | Stars: Elizabeth Banks, John Cusack, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti

9. Cartaz Cultural (2003– )

25 min | News

7.6
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Stars: Christian Bale, James Franco, Joaquim de Almeida, Ludivine Sagnier

10. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Episode: Everybody Hurts (2002)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Tony starts to feel depressed over the negative impact he has on people who don't deserve it, while Carmela tries to set up Furio with a friend.

Writers: David Chase, Michael Imperioli | Director: Steve Buscemi | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

11. Looper (2012)

R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.5
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84 Metascore

In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.

Writer: Rian Johnson | Director: Rian Johnson | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano

12. Smart Guy (1997–1999)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.5
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Ten-year-old genius (Tahj Mowry) has skipped six grades into high school. This incredible promotion somewhat aggravates his teenage siblings.

Creator: Danny Kallis | Stars: Tahj Mowry, John Marshall Jones, Jason Weaver, Essence Atkins

13. 13th Annual Critics' Choice Awards Red Carpet Premiere (2008 TV Movie)

60 min | Reality-TV

7.4
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Stars: Carrie Keagan, Sam Rubin, Ross Mathews, Casey Affleck

14. Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003– )

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show | Active

7.3
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A mix of celebrity interviews, musical performers, audience participation games, and segments spotlighting real people with extraordinary stories and talents, hosted by comedienne Ellen DeGeneres.

Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Anthony Okungbowa, Jon Abrahams, Lauren Graham

15. HBO First Look (1992– )
Episode: Where the Wild Things Are (2009)

13 min | Documentary

7.3
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Director: Lance Bangs | Stars: Lance Acord, Lauren Ambrose, Paul Dano, Dave Eggers

16. Ruby Sparks (2012)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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67 Metascore

A novelist struggling with writer's block finds romance in a most unusual way: by creating a female character he thinks will love him, then willing her into existence.

Writer: Zoe Kazan | Directors: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris | Stars: Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan, Annette Bening, Antonio Banderas

17. L.I.E. (2001)

NC-17 | 97 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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73 Metascore

A 15-year-old Long Island boy loses everything and everyone he knows, soon becoming involved in a relationship with a much older man.

Writers: Stephen M. Ryder, Michael Cuesta, Gerald Cuesta | Director: Michael Cuesta | Stars: Brian Cox, Paul Dano, Bruce Altman, Billy Kay

18. Snowpiercer (2013)

R | 126 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.0
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84 Metascore

Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges.

Writers: Joon-ho Bong, Kelly Masterson, Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand, Jean-Marc Rochette | Director: Joon-ho Bong | Stars: Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton, Ed Harris

19. The Emperor's Club (2002)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama

6.9
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49 Metascore

An idealistic prep school teacher attempts to redeem an incorrigible student.

Writers: Ethan Canin, Neil Tolkin | Director: Michael Hoffman | Stars: Kevin Kline, Emile Hirsch, Joel Gretsch, Embeth Davidtz

20. The Good Heart (2009)

R | 99 min | Drama

6.9
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40 Metascore

A cantankerous but ailing bartender takes a kindly young homeless man in under his wing.

Writer: Dagur Kári | Director: Dagur Kári | Stars: Paul Dano, Brian Cox, Bill Buell, Boði

21. The Girl Next Door (2004)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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47 Metascore

A teenager's dreams come true when a former porn star moves in next door and they fall in love.

Writers: David Wagner, Brent Goldberg, Stuart Blumberg | Director: Luke Greenfield | Stars: Emile Hirsch, Nicholas Downs, Elisha Cuthbert, Timothy Olyphant

22. Where the Wild Things Are (2009)

PG | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.8
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71 Metascore

An adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic children's story, where Max, a disobedient little boy sent to bed without his supper, creates his own world - a forest inhabited by ferocious wild creatures who crown Max as their ruler.

Writers: Spike Jonze, Dave Eggers, Maurice Sendak | Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Max Records, Catherine O'Hara, Forest Whitaker, Pepita Emmerichs

23. The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005)

R | 112 min | Drama

6.8
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59 Metascore

A father and daughter isolated on an island off the East Coast and living on a once thriving commune grapple with the limits of family and sexuality.

Writer: Rebecca Miller | Director: Rebecca Miller | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Catherine Keener, Camilla Belle, Ryan McDonald

24. Live from the Red Carpet: The 2007 Golden Globe Awards (2007 TV Movie)

120 min | News

6.8
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Writers: Chad Gajadhar, Big Boy Medlin | Directors: Fred Mendes, Bill Stratford | Stars: Ryan Seacrest, Giuliana Rancic, Debbie Matenopoulos, Jay Manuel

25. Don Jon (2013)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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66 Metascore

A New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends, and church, develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find happiness and intimacy with his potential true love.

Writer: Joseph Gordon-Levitt | Director: Joseph Gordon-Levitt | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore, Tony Danza

26. Taking Woodstock (2009)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.7
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55 Metascore

A man working at his parents' motel in the Catskills inadvertently sets in motion the generation-defining concert in the summer of 1969.

Writers: James Schamus, Elliot Tiber, Tom Monte | Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Demetri Martin, Henry Goodman, Edward Hibbert, Imelda Staunton

27. The King (2005)

R | 105 min | Drama

6.7
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58 Metascore

A troubled man, recently discharged from the Navy, goes to Corpus Christi, Texas, in search of the father he's never met.

Writers: Milo Addica, James Marsh | Director: James Marsh | Stars: Gael García Bernal, William Hurt, Laura Harring, Derek Weston

28. Flatscreen (2012 Video)

Short, Comedy

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Writer: Adam Wilson | Director: Gabriel Wilson | Stars: Sara Cicilian, Paul Dano, Paul Rome, Michael Signorelli

29. Meek's Cutoff (2010)

PG | 104 min | Drama, Western

6.5
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85 Metascore

Settlers traveling through the Oregon desert in 1845 find themselves stranded in harsh conditions.

Writer: Jonathan Raymond | Director: Kelly Reichardt | Stars: Michelle Williams, Bruce Greenwood, Paul Dano, Will Patton

30. Being Flynn (2012)

R | 102 min | Drama

6.4
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53 Metascore

Working in a Boston homeless shelter, Nick Flynn re-encounters his father, a con man and self-proclaimed poet. Sensing trouble in his own life, Nick wrestles with the notion of reaching out yet again to his dad.

Writers: Paul Weitz, Nick Flynn | Director: Paul Weitz | Stars: Paul Dano, Robert De Niro, Julianne Moore, Olivia Thirlby

31. A Family's Decision (2002 TV Movie)

Unrated | 120 min | Drama

6.4
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When 15-year-old, Matt Freeman, gets his girlfriend, Francesca, pregnant her family decides to put the unborn baby up for adoption. Matt agrees to the decision, but begins to rethink it. This movie is taken from the father's point of view.

Writer: Edithe Swensen | Director: Éva Gárdos | Stars: Kathy Baker, Paul Dano, Katie Stuart, Bruce Davison

32. Big Morning Buzz Live with Carrie Keagan (2011– )

60 min | Talk-Show | Active

6.4
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Hosted by Carrie Keagan, Big Morning Buzz Live with Carrie Keagan is a fun and edgy, one-hour morning talk show on VH1 that provides a live, daily dose of pop culture news, chat, music and entertainment.

Stars: Carrie Keagan, Jason Dundas, Jim Shearer, Janell Snowden

34. Knight and Day (2010)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

6.3
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46 Metascore

A young woman gets mixed up with a disgraced spy who is trying to clear his name.

Writer: Patrick O'Neill | Director: James Mangold | Stars: Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Peter Sarsgaard, Jordi Mollà

35. Fast Food Nation (2006)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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64 Metascore

An ensemble piece examining the health risks involved in the fast food industry and its environmental and social consequences as well.

Writers: Eric Schlosser, Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Bruce Willis, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Wilmer Valderrama

36. HBO First Look (1992– )

13 min | Documentary

6.3
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Behind-the-scenes look at upcoming feature films, featuring interview commentary with their casts and crews.

Stars: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Will Smith, Matt Damon

37. Night Moves (2013)

R | 112 min | Drama, Thriller

6.1
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75 Metascore

Three radical environmentalists look to execute the protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam.

Writers: Jonathan Raymond, Kelly Reichardt | Director: Kelly Reichardt | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning, Peter Sarsgaard, Alia Shawkat

38. Cowboys & Aliens (2011)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.1
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50 Metascore

A spaceship arrives in Arizona, 1873, to take over the Earth, starting with the Wild West region. A posse of cowboys and natives are all that stand in their way.

Writers: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, Damon Lindelof, Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby, Steve Oedekerk, Scott Mitchell Rosenberg | Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, Abigail Spencer

39. Taking Lives (2004)

R | 103 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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38 Metascore

An FBI profiler is called in by French Canadian police to catch a serial killer who takes on the identity of each new victim.

Writers: Michael Pye, Jon Bokenkamp | Director: D.J. Caruso | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Ethan Hawke, Kiefer Sutherland, Gena Rowlands

40. Gigantic (2008)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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38 Metascore

A mattress salesman finds his plan to adopt a Chinese baby augmented by the arrival of a young woman, who comes into his workplace, falls asleep on one of the beds, and starts to affect his life upon waking up.

Writers: Adam Nagata, Matt Aselton | Director: Matt Aselton | Stars: Paul Dano, Zooey Deschanel, John Goodman, Edward Asner

41. The Hour (2005– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, News

6.1
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A Canadian talk show hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos.

Stars: George Stroumboulopoulos, Ali Hassan, Naomi Snieckus, Liz Walaszczyk

42. For Ellen (2012)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

6.0
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61 Metascore

A struggling musician takes an overnight long-distance drive in order to fight his estranged wife for custody of their young daughter.

Writer: So Yong Kim | Director: So Yong Kim | Stars: Paul Dano, Margarita Levieva, Jon Heder, Jena Malone

43. The Manufacturing of 'Fast Food Nation' (2007 Video)

55 min | Documentary

6.0
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A full-length documentary chronicling filmmaker Richard Linklater and author Eric Schlosser throughout their journey making the movie 'Fast Food Nation,' featuring Linklater and the cast of... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Ford | Stars: Yareli Arizmendi, Patricia Arquette, Bobby Cannavale, Ann Carli

44. The Extra Man (2010)

R | 108 min | Comedy

5.9
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56 Metascore

A man who escorts wealthy widows in New York's Upper East Side takes a young aspiring playwright under his wing.

Writers: Robert Pulcini, Jonathan Ames, Shari Springer Berman | Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Stars: Kevin Kline, Paul Dano, Katie Holmes, Marian Seldes

45. Explicit Ills (2008)

R | 87 min | Drama

5.9
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54 Metascore

A drama of four interconnecting stories revolving around love, drugs and poverty in Philadelphia.

Writer: Mark Webber | Director: Mark Webber | Stars: Paul Dano, Rosario Dawson, Naomie Harris, Lou Taylor Pucci

46. Igniting the Sky: The Making of Cowboys & Aliens (2011 Video)

41 min | Documentary, Short

5.9
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Five featured shorts of interviews with the cast and crew on the making of Cowboys & Aliens (2011).

Stars: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, Steven Spielberg, Brian Grazer

47. Light and the Sufferer (2007)

70 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

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Realism and fantasy collide in Jonathan Lethem's genre-bending coming-of-age story, which follows two estranged brothers as they try to leave New York City for a new life in California only... See full summary »

Writers: Jonathan Lethem, Christopher Peditto | Director: Christopher Peditto | Stars: Paul Dano, Michael Esper, Anthony M. Bertram, Eugene Byrd

48. What Goes Up (2009)

R | 104 min | Drama

5.7
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22 Metascore

Set in the mid-80's when a reporter is sent to cover the Challenger Space Shuttle launch only to become mixed up in the lives of some local students.

Writers: Jonathan Glatzer, Robert C. Lawson | Director: Jonathan Glatzer | Stars: Steve Coogan, Hilary Duff, Olivia Thirlby, Josh Peck

49. Made in Hollywood (2005– )

60 min | Talk-Show

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Creator: Cleveland O'Neal III | Stars: Kylie Erica Mar, Julie L. Harkness, Rahsan-Rahsan Lindsay, Patrick Stinson

50. Canada A.M. (1972– )

150 min | News

5.6
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Stars: Seamus O'Regan, Beverly Thomson, Jeff Hutcheson, David Caplan