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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, Dann Florek, Richard Belzer

2. Ender's Game (2013)

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

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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

3. Prisoners (2013)

R | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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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

4. 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

5. The Help (2011)

PG-13 | 146 min | Drama

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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

6. Brothers & Sisters (2006–2011)

60 min | Drama

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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

7. 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

8. 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

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

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

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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

10. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)

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

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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

11. Get on Up (2014)

Biography, Drama, Music | Post-production

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

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

12. Traffic (2000)

R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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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

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: Darcy Rose Byrnes, Ariel Winter, Zach Callison, Sara Ramirez

14. State of Play (2009)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Mystery

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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

15. United States of Tara (2009– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama | Active

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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

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

TV-14 | 214 min

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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, Barkhad Abdi, Bradley Cooper, Michael Fassbender

17. Without a Trace (2002–2009)

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

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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

18. Knight and Day (2010)

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

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46 Metascore

A story of a girl who gets mixed up with a spy trying to clear his name.

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

19. Doubt (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Mystery

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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

20. Disturbia (2007)

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

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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. Syriana (2005)

R | 128 min | Drama, Thriller

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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

22. Trust (I) (2010)

R | 106 min | Drama, Thriller

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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. NYPD Blue (1993–2005)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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

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

24. Kate & Leopold (2001)

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

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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

25. World Trade Center (2006)

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

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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

26. Out of Sight (1998)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

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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

27. 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

28. Solaris (2002)

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

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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

29. 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

30. 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

31. Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005)

R | 117 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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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

32. Eleanor Rigby (2013)

R | 190 min | Drama

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A New York couple's relationship.

Writer: Ned Benson | Director: Ned Benson | Stars: James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Ryan Eggold, Ciarán Hinds

33. Cyber (2015)

Action, Crime, Drama | Post-production

American and Chinese forces work together on a case of high-level computer hacking.

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

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

35. Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009– )

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

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Comedian Jimmy Fallon hosts a late-night talk show.

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

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

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

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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

37. Antwone Fisher (2002)

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

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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

38. Nights in Rodanthe (2008)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance

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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

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

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

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Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Richard Malmos

40. Won't Back Down (2012)

PG | 121 min | Drama

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42 Metascore

Two determined mothers­, one a teacher, look to transform their children's failing inner city school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy, they risk everything to make a difference in the education and future of their children.

Writers: Brin Hill, Daniel Barnz | Director: Daniel Barnz | Stars: Viola Davis, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Holly Hunter, Oscar Isaac

41. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992– )

TV-14 | 62 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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After Johnny Carson's retirement from the show, Jay Leno stepped in as his permanent replacement. The format of the show has remained largely unchanged, consisting primarily of an opening ... See full summary »

Stars: Jay Leno, Kevin Eubanks, Rickey Minor, Wally Wingert

42. Good Morning America (1975– )

120 min | News, Talk-Show

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ABC's "Good Morning America" presents the News and Information Source of the day's topics and journalism. The 1st Co-Host Team of David Hartman & Nancy Dussault, 2nd was Sandy Hill, 3rd was... See full summary »

Stars: Lara Spencer, Bianna Golodryga, Ginger Zee, Ron Claiborne

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

180 min | Sci-Fi

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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

44. The View (1997– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Sherri Shepherd, Whoopi Goldberg, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Joy Behar

45. Madea Goes to Jail (2009)

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

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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

46. Far from Heaven (2002)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama

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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. Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise (2006 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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When the body of a fourteen years old teenager is found in the margin of the river in Paradise, Massachusetts, the Chief of Police Jesse Stone and his officer Simpson seek clues in the spot... See full summary »

Writers: Robert B. Parker, J.T. Allen, Tom Selleck, Michael Brandman | Director: Robert Harmon | Stars: Tom Selleck, Viola Davis, Kohl Sudduth, Orla Brady

48. The Talk (2010– )

60 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood, Aisha Tyler, Julie Chen

49. Live with Kelly and Michael (1988– )

60 min | Talk-Show

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This popular and long-running morning talk show owes much of its success to the chemistry between its two hosts, Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa. Although the format is not significantly ... See full summary »

Stars: Kelly Ripa, Regis Philbin, Michael Strahan, Kathie Lee Gifford

50. 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