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1. 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.

Creator: Dick Wolf | Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T, Dann Florek

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

TV-14 | 43 min | 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.

Creator: Peter Nowalk | Stars: Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch, Jack Falahee

3. Suicide Squad (2016)

Action | Pre-production

A secret government agency recruits imprisoned supervillains to execute dangerous black ops missions in exchange for clemency.

Writers: Ross Andru, David Ayer, Robert Kanigher, John Ostrander | Director: David Ayer | Stars: Margot Robbie, Scott Eastwood, Cara Delevingne, Jai Courtney

4. Prisoners (2013)

R | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000– )

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

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

Creator: Anthony E. Zuiker | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger, George Eads, Eric Szmanda

6. 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

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

R | 123 min | Drama

6.4
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57 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

8. 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

9. Blackhat (2015)

R | 133 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.6
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51 Metascore

A furloughed convict and his American and Chinese partners hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chicago to Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta.

Writer: Morgan Davis Foehl | Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Wei Tang, Leehom Wang

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. 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

12. 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

13. Sofia the First (2013– )

30 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

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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: Ariel Winter, Darcy Rose Byrnes, Sara Ramirez, Travis Willingham

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

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

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

Creators: Rene Balcer, Dick Wolf | Stars: Kathryn Erbe, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jamey Sheridan, Courtney B. Vance

15. Get on Up (2014)

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

7.0
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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

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

R | 89 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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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: Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Viola Davis, Bill Hader

17. 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

18. NYPD Blue (1993–2005)

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

7.5
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NYPD Detectives of Manhattan's fictional 15th precinct investigate criminal cases.

Creators: Steven Bochco, David Milch | Stars: Dennis Franz, Gordon Clapp, James McDaniel, Bill Brochtrup

19. The Oscars (2015 TV Special)

TV-14 | 175 min | Music

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The 87th Acadamy Awards ceremony. The casts and crews of 2014's greatest films gather to see who wins and who doesn't.

Writers: Greg Berlanti, Seth Grahame-Smith, Michael Green, Andrew Kreisberg, Neil Patrick Harris, Dave Boone, Tim Carvell, Derek DelGaudio, Liz Feldman, Paul Greenberg, Paula Pell, Mason Steinberg | Director: Hamish Hamilton | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Anna Kendrick, Jack Black, Lupita Nyong'o

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

R | 100 min | Drama

7.1
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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: Jessica Chastain, Nina Arianda, Viola Davis, Sasha Eden

21. 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

22. Brothers & Sisters (2006–2011)

60 min | Drama

7.3
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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

23. Knight and Day (2010)

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

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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

24. 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

25. Traffic (2000)

R | 147 min | Crime, Drama

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

26. 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

27. United States of Tara (2009–2011)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

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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

28. 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

29. Trust (I) (2010)

R | 106 min | Crime, 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

30. 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.

Creator: Hank Steinberg | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Poppy Montgomery, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Enrique Murciano

31. Third Watch (1999–2005)

44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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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

32. The Guardian (2001–2004)

60 min | Drama, Crime

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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

33. Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005)

R | 117 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

4.9
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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

34. 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

35. The Practice (1997–2004)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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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.

Creator: David E. Kelley | Stars: Dylan McDermott, Kelli Williams, Lara Flynn Boyle, Steve Harris

36. 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

37. Judging Amy (1999–2005)

60 min | Drama

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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, Barbara Hall, Connie Tavel, John Tinker | Stars: Amy Brenneman, Tyne Daly, Karle Warren, Richard T. Jones

38. 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

39. Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003– )

TV-14 | 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

40. 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

41. 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

42. The View (1997– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Talk-Show

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A handful of celeb "hosts," led by the ever ethereal Whoopi Goldberg, discuss issues of the day.

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

43. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

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Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Joseph Bolter

44. 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

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

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

7.4
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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, Stephen Boss, Jon Abrahams

46. 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

47. 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

48. Madea Goes to Jail (2009)

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

4.0
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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. New York Undercover (1994–1998)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Music

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Drugs, robbery, corruption, rape, murder. Cops versus criminals. The undercover war has started. Welcome to New York City.

Creators: Kevin Arkadie, Dick Wolf | Stars: Malik Yoba, Michael DeLorenzo, Patti D'Arbanville, Lauren Vélez

50. Lila & Eve (2015)

R | 94 min | Drama, Thriller

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Two distraught mothers, whose children were gunned down in a drive-by, team up to avenge their deaths after local authorities fail to take action.

Writer: Pat Gilfillan | Director: Charles Stone III | Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Viola Davis, Shea Whigham, Andre Royo