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1. How to Get Away with Murder (2014– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active

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A group of ambitious law students and their brilliant criminal defense professor become involved in a twisted murder plot that promises to change the course of their lives.

Stars: Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch, Jack Falahee

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

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

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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, Ice-T

3. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000– )

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

7.8
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An elite team of police forensic evidence investigation experts work their cases in Las Vegas.

Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger, George Eads, Eric Szmanda

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. Ender's Game (2013)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.7
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51 Metascore

Young Ender Wiggin is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, a genocidal alien race which nearly annihilated the human race in a previous invasion.

Writers: Gavin Hood, Orson Scott Card | Director: Gavin Hood | Stars: Harrison Ford, Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld, Abigail Breslin

6. Blackhat (2015)

R | Action, Crime, Drama | Completed

A man is released from prison to help American and Chinese authorities pursue a mysterious cyber criminal. The dangerous search leads them from Chicago to Hong Kong.

Writers: Morgan Davis Foehl, Michael Mann | Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, William Mapother, Wei Tang

7. The Help (2011)

PG-13 | 146 min | Drama

8.1
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62 Metascore

An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.

Writers: Tate Taylor, Kathryn Stockett | Director: Tate Taylor | Stars: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard

8. Law Abiding Citizen (2009)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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34 Metascore

A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.

Writer: Kurt Wimmer | Director: F. Gary Gray | Stars: Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Leslie Bibb, Colm Meaney

9. 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

10. Beautiful Creatures (2013)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.2
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52 Metascore

Ethan longs to escape his small Southern town. He meets a mysterious new girl, Lena. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town.

Writers: Richard LaGravenese, Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl | Director: Richard LaGravenese | Stars: Alice Englert, Viola Davis, Emma Thompson, Alden Ehrenreich

11. Get on Up (2014)

PG-13 | 139 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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71 Metascore

A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.

Writers: Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth, Steven Baigelman | Director: Tate Taylor | Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis

12. Sofia the First (2013– )

30 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.1
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Sofia, is a little girl with a commoner's background until her mom marries the King and suddenly she is royalty. With the help of the three fairies in charge of the Royal Training Academy, ... See full summary »

Creator: Craig Gerber | Stars: Darcy Rose Byrnes, Ariel Winter, Zach Callison, Sara Ramirez

13. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)

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

7.3
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The third "Law and Order" series involves the criminal justice system from the criminal's point of view.

Stars: Kathryn Erbe, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jamey Sheridan, Courtney B. Vance

14. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)

R | 123 min | Drama

7.0
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58 Metascore

One couple's story as they try to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.

Writer: Ned Benson | Director: Ned Benson | Stars: James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Bill Hader

15. NYPD Blue (1993–2005)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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The gritty details of life as a member of a New York City police unit.

Stars: Dennis Franz, Gordon Clapp, James McDaniel, Bill Brochtrup

16. Brothers & Sisters (2006–2011)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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The story of the drama surrounding a family's adult siblings.

Creator: Jon Robin Baitz | Stars: Dave Annable, Calista Flockhart, Rachel Griffiths, Ron Rifkin

17. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him (2013)

R | 89 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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63 Metascore

Told from the male perspective, the story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.

Writer: Ned Benson | Director: Ned Benson | Stars: James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Bill Hader

18. It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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63 Metascore

A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward.

Writers: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck, Ned Vizzini | Directors: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck | Stars: Keir Gilchrist, Zach Galifianakis, Emma Roberts, Dana DeVestern

19. Eat Pray Love (2010)

PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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50 Metascore

A married woman realizes how unhappy her marriage really is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on a round-the-world journey to "find herself".

Writers: Ryan Murphy, Jennifer Salt, Elizabeth Gilbert | Director: Ryan Murphy | Stars: Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem, Richard Jenkins, Viola Davis

20. Disturbia (2007)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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62 Metascore

A teen living under house arrest becomes convinced his neighbor is a serial killer.

Writers: Christopher Landon, Carl Ellsworth | Director: D.J. Caruso | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, David Morse, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sarah Roemer

21. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)

PG-13 | 129 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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46 Metascore

A nine-year-old amateur inventor, Francophile, and pacifist searches New York City for the lock that matches a mysterious key left behind by his father, who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

Writers: Eric Roth, Jonathan Safran Foer | Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Thomas Horn, Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Max von Sydow

22. Trust (I) (2010)

R | 106 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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60 Metascore

A teenage girl is targeted by an online sexual predator.

Writers: Andy Bellin, Robert Festinger | Director: David Schwimmer | Stars: Clive Owen, Catherine Keener, Liana Liberato, Jason Clarke

23. Traffic (2000)

R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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86 Metascore

A conservative judge is appointed by the President to spearhead America's escalating war against drugs, only to discover that his teenage daughter is an addict.

Writers: Simon Moore, Stephen Gaghan | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Michael Douglas, Benicio Del Toro, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jacob Vargas

24. State of Play (2009)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Mystery

7.1
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64 Metascore

When a congressional aide is killed, a Washington D.C. journalist starts investigating the case involving the congressman, his old college friend.

Writers: Matthew Michael Carnahan, Tony Gilroy, Billy Ray, Paul Abbott | Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Russell Crowe, Rachel McAdams, Ben Affleck, Helen Mirren

25. Without a Trace (2002–2009)

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

6.9
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The cases of an FBI unit specializing in missing persons investigations.

Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Poppy Montgomery, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Enrique Murciano

26. Syriana (2005)

R | 128 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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76 Metascore

A politically-charged epic about the state of the oil industry in the hands of those personally involved and affected by it.

Writers: Stephen Gaghan, Robert Baer | Director: Stephen Gaghan | Stars: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Amanda Peet, Kayvan Novak

27. Out of Sight (1998)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.1
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85 Metascore

A career bank robber breaks out of jail and shares a moment of mutual attraction with a US Marshall he has kidnapped.

Writers: Elmore Leonard, Scott Frank | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: George Clooney, Jennifer Lopez, Ving Rhames, Steve Zahn

28. Doubt (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Mystery

7.5
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68 Metascore

A Catholic school principal questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student.

Writer: John Patrick Shanley | Director: John Patrick Shanley | Stars: Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Viola Davis

29. United States of Tara (2009–2011)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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A woman struggles to find a balance between her dissociative identity disorder and raising a dysfunctional family.

Creator: Diablo Cody | Stars: Toni Collette, John Corbett, Rosemarie DeWitt, Keir Gilchrist

30. 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

31. Nights in Rodanthe (2008)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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39 Metascore

A doctor who is traveling to see his estranged son sparks with an unhappily married woman at a North Carolina inn.

Writers: Ann Peacock, John Romano, Nicholas Sparks | Director: George C. Wolfe | Stars: Diane Lane, Richard Gere, Christopher Meloni, Viola Davis

32. World Trade Center (2006)

PG-13 | 129 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.0
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66 Metascore

Two Port Authority police officers become trapped under the rubble of the World Trade Center.

Writers: Andrea Berloff, John McLoughlin, Donna McLoughlin, William Jimeno, Allison Jimeno | Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Michael Peña, Maria Bello, Maggie Gyllenhaal

33. Solaris (2002)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.2
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65 Metascore

A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.

Writers: Stanislaw Lem, Steven Soderbergh | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: George Clooney, Natascha McElhone, Ulrich Tukur, Viola Davis

34. Third Watch (1999–2005)

44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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The exploits of a group of men and women who serve the City of New York as police officers, firemen, and paramedics in the fictional 55th Precinct.

Creators: Edward Allen Bernero, John Wells | Stars: Coby Bell, Skipp Sudduth, Jason Wiles, Molly Price

35. Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005)

R | 117 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

4.8
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45 Metascore

A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.

Writer: Terence Winter | Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: 50 Cent, Joy Bryant, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Omar Benson Miller

36. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her (2013)

R | 100 min | Drama

7.8
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67 Metascore

Told from the female perspective, the story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.

Writer: Ned Benson | Director: Ned Benson | Stars: Nina Arianda, Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Sasha Eden

37. 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

38. The Guardian (2001–2004)

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.4
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Nick Fallin is a hotshot lawyer working at his father's ultrasuccessful Pittsburgh law firm. Unfortunately, the high life has gotten the best of Nick. Arrested for drug use, he's sentenced ... See full summary »

Creator: David Hollander | Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Raphael Sbarge, Dabney Coleman

39. The 86th Academy Awards (2014 TV Special)

TV-14 | 214 min

7.8
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.

Writers: Kristin Gore, Amy Ozols, Jon Macks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alison Balian, Vance DeGeneres, Liz Feldman, Jason Gelles, Mike Gibbons, Alex Herschlag, Kevin Leman, Kevin Nealon, Paula Pell, Lauren Pomerantz, Allison Silverman, Adam Yenser | Director: Hamish Hamilton | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Anne Hathaway, Barkhad Abdi, Bradley Cooper

40. Antwone Fisher (2002)

PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.3
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62 Metascore

Antwone Fisher, a young navy man, is forced to see a psychiatrist after a violent outburst against a fellow crewman. During the course of treatment a painful past is revealed and a new hope begins.

Writer: Antwone Fisher | Director: Denzel Washington | Stars: Denzel Washington, Derek Luke, Joy Bryant, Malcolm David Kelley

41. Judging Amy (1999–2005)

60 min | Drama

6.9
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A family drama focused on three generations of women living together in Hartford, Connecticut. Amy Brenneman plays Amy Gray, who left New York City behind and now works as a family court ... See full summary »

Creators: Amy Brenneman, Bill D'Elia, Connie Tavel, John Tinker | Stars: Amy Brenneman, Tyne Daly, Karle Warren, Richard T. Jones

42. Kate & Leopold (2001)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.3
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44 Metascore

Kate and her actor brother live in N.Y. in the 21st Century. Her ex-boyfriend, Stuart, lives above her apartment. Stuart finds a space near the Brooklyn Bridge where there is a gap in time.... See full summary »

Writers: Steven Rogers, James Mangold | Director: James Mangold | Stars: Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Breckin Meyer

43. The View (1997– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Talk-Show

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Add a Plot

Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Barbara Walters

44. Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.8
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Jimmy Kimmel interviews celebrities.

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

45. Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009– )

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

6.9
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Comedian Jimmy Fallon hosts a late-night talk show.

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

46. Far from Heaven (2002)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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84 Metascore

In 1950s Connecticut, a housewife faces a marital crisis and mounting racial tensions in the outside world.

Writer: Todd Haynes | Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Julianne Moore, Dennis Quaid, Dennis Haysbert, Patricia Clarkson

47. The Andromeda Strain (2008 TV Mini-Series)

180 min | Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.2
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A crack team of top scientists work feverishly in a secret, state-of-the-art laboratory to discover what has killed the citizens of a small town and learn how this deadly contagion can be stopped.

Stars: Benjamin Bratt, Christa Miller, Louis Ferreira, Ricky Schroder

48. Madea Goes to Jail (2009)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

3.9
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50 Metascore

Mischievous grandma Madea lands in jail, where she meets a variety of mixed-up characters.

Writer: Tyler Perry | Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Tyler Perry, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Derek Luke, David Mann

49. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )

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

6.9
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The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Alan Kalter, Biff Henderson

50. Providence (1999–2002)

60 min | Drama

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Dr. Sydney Hansen, a successful plastic surgeon in Hollywood, California, quits her private practice and returns to her hometown in Providence, Rhode Island after the sudden death of her ... See full summary »

Stars: Melina Kanakaredes, Mike Farrell, Paula Cale, Seth Peterson