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1. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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The lives and trials of the staff of a major hospital in Chicago.

Stars: Mandy Patinkin, Adam Arkin, Hector Elizondo, Peter Berg

2. Dune (2000 TV Mini-Series)

Unrated | 265 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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A three-part miniseries on politics, betrayal, lust, greed and the coming of a Messiah. Based on Frank Herbert's classic science fiction novel.

Stars: William Hurt, Alec Newman, Giancarlo Giannini, Uwe Ochsenknecht

3. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)

TV-14 | 30 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

7.7
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Each episode of this TV series depicts a short, strange tale...with a twist! With eerie stories vaguely reminiscent of 'The Twilight Zone,' viewers learn to appreciate that things are often... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Sparer, Catherine Battistone, John Marzilli, Karen Shallo

4. Earth 2 (1994–1995)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Colonists, crash-landed on an alien planet, begin the long trek to their originally designated landing place, facing both alien and human threats.

Creators: Michael Duggan, Carol Flint, Mark Levin, Billy Ray | Stars: Debrah Farentino, Clancy Brown, Sullivan Walker, Jessica Steen

5. Emmanuelle IV (1984)

R | 90 min | Drama

2.9
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In order to escape from her former lover Marc, Sylvia goes to Brazil where Dr. Santamo transforms her into the beautiful Emmanuelle. With this new identity comes a sexual awakening which is... See full summary »

Writers: Emmanuelle Arsan, Francis Leroi, Iris Letans, Marie de Surgis | Directors: Francis Leroi, Iris Letans | Stars: Sylvia Kristel, Mia Nygren, Patrick Bauchau, Deborah Power

6. Monsters (1988–1990)

30 min | Horror

7.5
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A horror anthology about a family of monsters watching a different horror story every week on their TV. Each tale is separate, often cautionary with occasional dark humor and irony and features various deadly creatures.

Stars: John Bolger, Pamela Dean Kelly, Michael J. Anderson, Carlos Lauchu

7. Bugs (1995–1998)

50 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Ed, Ros, Alex and Beckett form the high-tech crime fighting team who work for the mysterious, secretive Bureau 2 chief, Jan, and are only assigned the most difficult and dangerous cases.

Creator: Brian Clemens | Stars: Jaye Griffiths, Jesse Birdsall, Craig McLachlan, Jan Harvey

8. Land of the Lost (1991–1992)

23 min | Adventure, Family, Comedy

7.3
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The Porter family, Tom, Kevin, and Annie get sucked into a prehistoric alternative world while taking a family vacation. The Porters build a tree house, hook up with a few locals, Tasha - ... See full summary »

Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Jenny Drugan, Robert Gavin, Ed Gale

9. Cameron's Closet (1988)

R | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.8
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A father who experiments with his sons psychokinetic powers, is unaware that these experiments release a demon from hell, which lives in his sons closet, preparing to take over the young ... See full summary »

Writer: Gary Brandner | Director: Armand Mastroianni | Stars: Cotter Smith, Mel Harris, Scott Curtis, Chuck McCann

10. Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger (1994 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.3
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The war with the Kilrathi has lasted for generations, now the Terran Confederation begins faces the possiblity of humanity losing the war, and Earth being overrun by the cat-like race of ... See full summary »

Writers: Terry Borst, Frank De Palma, Chris Roberts | Director: Chris Roberts | Stars: Mark Hamill, Malcolm McDowell, John Rhys-Davies, Jason Bernard

11. Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom (1996 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.2
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It is several years after the end of mankind's war against the Kilrathi. Col. Christopher Blair is called back into active duty by the Terran Confederation to help stop acts of terrorism ... See full summary »

Writers: Terry Borst, Frank De Palma | Director: Chris Roberts | Stars: Mark Hamill, Malcolm McDowell, John Rhys-Davies, Jason Bernard

12. Midnight Runaround (1994 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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Bounty hunter Jack Walsh heads for a small rural community in Oklahoma to bring back a young bail jumper, only to discover that the entire town has united to prevent the young man's arrest.

Writers: George Gallo, Jerrold E. Brown, Terry Borst, Frank De Palma | Director: Frank De Palma | Stars: Christopher McDonald, Kyle Secor, Ed O'Ross, Rebecca Cross

13. Private War (1988)

R | 95 min | War

4.0
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An army sergeant terrorizes his troops in this war drama.

Writers: Terry Borst, Björn Carlström, Frank De Palma, Jan Guillou | Director: Frank De Palma | Stars: Joe Dallesandro, Martin Hewitt, Kimberly Beck, Reggie Johnson

14. Desperate Housewives Special: All the Juicy Details (2006 TV Movie)

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The special celebrates some of the best and most-loved moments from the popular show and also brings viewers up to date in season 2. The hour follows the story arc of each character with ... See full summary »

Creator: Marc Cherry | Stars: Brenda Strong, Charlie Babcock, Andrea Bowen, Terry Bozeman

16. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: A New Lease on Life (1986)

TV-14 | 30 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

7.1
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Archie Fenton moves into the St. George Apartments, where the lease has caveats: he must take out the trash every night, and he must not hang pictures on the walls. These aren't the only strange things about the St George.

Writers: Adam K. Jacobs, Harvey Jacobs, Michael McDowell | Director: John Strysik | Stars: Marie Windsor, Robert Rothman, Ben Frank, Robert Sutton

17. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: A Serpent's Tooth (1986)

TV-14 | 30 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

6.6
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Disappointed with her unappreciative children, Pearl King enlists the aid of a serpent's tooth talisman that has potent powers and produces instant results.

Writer: Edithe Swensen | Director: Frank De Palma | Stars: Renée Taylor, Louis Quinn, JoAnn Willette, Brett Marx

18. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: All a Clone by the Telephone (1985)

TV-14 | 22 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

5.2
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The life of failed TV screenwriter Leon is taken over by a voice that emanates from inside his answering machine.

Writer: Haskell Barkin | Director: Frank De Palma | Stars: Harry Anderson, Marcie Barkin, Dick Miller, Tom Newman

19. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: Barter (1988)

TV-14 | 30 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

4.1
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Harried housewife Ruthie receives a visit from bizarre salesman Klaatzu, whose mechanical device may help her shut out the sound of her son Nicky's constant drum-playing... in a way that Ruthie never imagined.

Writers: Lois McMaster Bujold, Jule Selbo | Director: Christopher T. Welch | Stars: Jack Carter, Jill Jaress, Michael Santiago, Miguel Alamo

20. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: Basher Malone (1988)

TV-14 | 30 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

4.8
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Professional wrestler Basher Malone fights Trog, a demon wrestler summoned by unscrupulous promoter Tippy Ryan for a private match in Tippy's gym.

Writer: Peter O'Keefe | Director: Anthony Santa Croce | Stars: Vic Tayback, Marie Denn, Marlene Casamento, Steve Strong

21. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: Beetles (1987)

TV-14 | 22 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

6.1
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Archaeologist Arthur Hartley is accused of stealing expensive artifacts from a museum, is warned of a curse that befalls those who touch the artifacts, but won't be stopped in his quest for wealth.

Writer: Robert Bloch | Director: Frank De Palma | Stars: Rod McCary, Sirri Murad, Donald MacKechnie, Colm Meaney

22. Earth 2 (1994–1995)
Episode: Better Living Through Morganite: Part 2 (1995)

Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.1
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With narration by Morgan, Mary appears with the Terrians who want retribution against Bess, Morgan and Yale. As the group struggles to break the lock code and restore the affected area, the sun stones reveal the truth of Yale's past.

Creators: Michael Duggan, Carol Flint, Mark Levin, Billy Ray | Director: Frank De Palma | Stars: Debrah Farentino, Clancy Brown, Sullivan Walker, Jessica Steen

23. Dune (2000– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2000)

Unrated | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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Writer: John Harrison | Director: John Harrison | Stars: William Hurt, Alec Newman, Saskia Reeves, James Watson

24. Dune (2000– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2000)

Unrated | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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Writer: John Harrison | Director: John Harrison | Stars: William Hurt, Alec Newman, Saskia Reeves, James Watson

25. Dune (2000– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2000)

Unrated | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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Writer: John Harrison | Director: John Harrison | Stars: William Hurt, Alec Newman, Saskia Reeves, P.H. Moriarty

26. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: Going Native (1988)

TV-14 | 30 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

5.2
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An alien on Earth who is studying humans in a therapy group envies them and wants to be one.

Writers: Theodore Gershuny, Andrew Weiner | Director: Andrew Weiner | Stars: Kim Greist, John Aprea, Cynthia David, Richard Kuhlman

27. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: I Can't Help Saying Goodbye (1986)

TV-14 | 22 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

6.6
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Asthmatic Max Smith is dating Libby and plans to marry her, until he learns that her sister Karen appears to be able to make people die by touching their faces and saying goodbye.

Writers: Ann MacKenzie, Jule Selbo | Director: John Strysik | Stars: Brian Benben, Loren Cedar, Alison Sweeney, Helen Duffy

28. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: It All Comes Out in the Wash (1985)

TV-14 | 22 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

5.7
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Unsavory real estate developer Carl Gropper pays Chinese laundry man Chow Ting to perform an expensive special service: washing away all of Gropper's sins.

Writer: Harvey Jacobs | Director: Frank De Palma | Stars: Vince Edwards, James Hong, Ellen Winthrop, Philip Roth

29. Land of the Lost (1991–1992)
Episode: Kevin vs. the Volcano (1991)

Adventure, Family, Comedy

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A volcano erupts and the lava's heading straight for the Porters' tree house.

Writer: Phil Combest | Director: Frank De Palma | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Jenny Drugan, Robert Gavin, Ed Gale

30. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: Lifebomb (1985)

TV-14 | 30 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

5.5
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A CEO working himself to death receives an offer of a special service designed to keep him alive.

Writer: Michael Kube-McDowell | Director: Frank De Palma | Stars: Bill Macy, Robert Riesel, Samantha Harper, Geneva Simmons

31. Bugs (1995–1998)
Episode: Money Spiders (1999)

Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.9
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Creator: Brian Clemens | Director: John Stroud | Stars: Jaye Griffiths, Jesse Birdsall, Steven Houghton, Jan Harvey

32. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: My Ghostwriter - The Vampire (1987)

TV-14 | 23 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

6.8
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Hack horror writer Peter Prentice receives an offer from Vampire Count Jeffrey Draco: nine hundred years of authentic vampire stories to use as material - in exchange for sanctuary in Peter's home.

Writers: Scott Edelman, Peter O'Keefe | Director: Frank De Palma | Stars: Jeff Conaway, Roy Dotrice, Jillie Mack, Chi Chi Navarro

33. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Objects Are Closer Than They Appear (1998)

Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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Writers: David E. Kelley, David Amann | Director: Frank De Palma | Stars: Christine Lahti, Adam Arkin, Peter Berg, Vondie Curtis-Hall

34. Bugs (1995–1998)
Episode: Pandora's Box (1998)

Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

8.1
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Creator: Brian Clemens | Director: Brian Grant | Stars: Jaye Griffiths, Jesse Birdsall, Steven Houghton, Jan Harvey

35. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: Printer's Devil (1986)

TV-14 | 30 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

6.1
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An author uses animal sacrifices to become successful.

Writers: Ron Goulart, John Harrison | Director: John Harrison | Stars: Larry Manetti, Charles Knapp, Kate Charleson, Tony Montesion

36. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: The Casavin Curse (1986)

TV-14 | 30 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

5.9
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Beautiful Gina Casavin claims to be under the spell of a decades-old family curse, because everyone with whom she falls in love dies mysteriously.

Writer: Edithe Swensen | Director: Frank De Palma | Stars: Joe Cortese, Catherine Parks, Scott Lincoln, Julie Ariola

37. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: The Deal (1988)

TV-14 | 22 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

5.7
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Starving screenwriter Tom Dash claims he would give anything to sell a script in Hollywood. His acquaintance Donald has the means to help him give anything.

Writers: Granville Burgess, Allen Coulter | Director: T.J. Castronovo | Stars: Allen Garfield, Bradley Whitford, Robert Costanzo, Elyssa Paternoster

38. Bugs (1995–1998)
Episode: The Enemy Within (1999)

Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Creator: Brian Clemens | Director: Brian Grant | Stars: Jaye Griffiths, Jesse Birdsall, Steven Houghton, Jan Harvey

39. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: The Milkman Cometh (1987)

TV-14 | 22 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

6.7
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Ruth Cooley is curious as to the reason why her husband Garry leaves unusual written requests in their mailbox for the mail carrier to fulfill.

Writers: Charles L. Grant, Donald Wollner | Director: John Strysik | Stars: Robert Forster, Seymour Cassel, Shannon Wilcox, Chad Allen

40. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: The New Man (1984)

TV-14 | 30 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

5.7
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A reformed alcoholic is visited by his young son. Unfortunately, he doesn't have a young son.

Writers: Mark Durand, Barbara Owens | Director: Frank De Palma | Stars: Vic Tayback, Chris Hebert, Kelly Jean Peters, Paul Jenkins

41. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: The Satanic Piano (1985)

TV-14 | 30 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

5.1
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Struggling composer Pete Bancroft is contacted by strange Wilson Farber, who has invented a piano that can read minds and may be able to help Bancroft in his career.

Writers: John Harrison, Carl Jacobi | Director: John Harrison | Stars: Michael Warren, Lisa Bonet, Philip Roth, Felice Orlandi

42. Land of the Lost (1991–1992)
Episode: The Thief (1991)

Adventure, Family, Comedy

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After Stink trashes the tree house, Kevin has a hard time believing that he's not the one who stole their items.

Writer: Michelle Rifkin | Director: Frank De Palma | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Jenny Drugan, Robert Gavin, Ed Gale

43. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: The Unhappy Medium (1986)

TV-14 | 23 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

5.0
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Televangelist Farley Bright, the founder of the Church of the Bright Tomorrow, has died recently. Three greedy relatives gather for the reading of his will. But Farley hasn't finished communicating with them yet.

Writer: Edithe Swensen | Director: Dusty Nelson | Stars: Connie Stevens, Carolyn Ann Clark, Richard Kuhlman, Peter Miller

44. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: The Yattering and Jack (1987)

TV-14 | 22 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

6.4
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Happy-go-lucky salesman Jack Polo receives a yuletide visit from the 3.5-foot-tall Yattering, a snarling horned demon that wants to claim Jack's soul.

Writer: Clive Barker | Director: David Odell | Stars: Phil Fondacaro, Antony Carbone, Thomas Newman, Danielle Brisebois

45. Monsters (1988–1990)
Episode: Their Divided Self (1989)

Horror

3.9
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Dr. Blackman tries to counsel two heads on the same body that constantly fight with each other.

Writer: Michael Bishop | Director: Frank De Palma | Stars: David L. Lander, Keith MacKechnie, Karen Haber, Eyde Byrde