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1. Sills (2014)

Documentary | Post-production

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Writer: Vince Waldron | Director: Vince Waldron | Stars: Alan Arkin, Edward Asner, Shelley Berman, Melinda Dillon

2. Reign Over Me (2007)

R | 124 min | Drama

7.6
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A man who lost his family in the September 11 attack on New York City runs into his old college roommate. Rekindling the friendship is the one thing that appears able to help the man recover from his grief.

Writer: Mike Binder | Director: Mike Binder | Stars: Adam Sandler, Don Cheadle, Jada Pinkett Smith, Liv Tyler

3. Heartland (I) (2007– )

Drama

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Heart surgeon Nathaniel Grant's dedication to his work takes a toll on his health and his relationships.

Creator: David Hollander | Stars: Treat Williams, Kari Matchett, Chris William Martin, Danielle Nicolet

4. Heartland (2007– )
Episode: As We Are So Wonderfully Done with Each Other (I) (2007)

TV-14 | Drama

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Bart's son refuses to allow the DNR order, leaving Nate struggling between what Bart wants and what's best for the family; Jonas insists on doing a risky procedure, and begins to doubt himself when Simon bails him out.

Creator: David Hollander | Director: Steve Gomer | Stars: Treat Williams, Kari Matchett, Chris William Martin, Rockmond Dunbar

5. Heartland (2007– )
Episode: Domino Effect (I) (2007)

TV-PG | Drama

7.2
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The staff prepare for a domino transplant and the nervous patients involved, Simon confronts Nate, and Bart comes home early.

Creator: David Hollander | Director: David Paymer | Stars: Treat Williams, Kari Matchett, Chris William Martin, Rockmond Dunbar

6. Heartland (2007– )
Episode: Smile (I) (2007)

TV-14 | Drama

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Nate grapples with Bart's death and how to write a eulogy for him; things get awkward between Tom and Kate.

Creator: David Hollander | Director: David Hollander | Stars: Treat Williams, Kari Matchett, Chris William Martin, Rockmond Dunbar

7. Adam & Steve (2005)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.0
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48 Metascore

Follows two New York city couples -- one heterosexual and one gay who explore the peaks and the valleys of their respective relationships.

Writer: Craig Chester | Director: Craig Chester | Stars: Craig Chester, Malcolm Gets, Parker Posey, Chris Kattan

8. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Blood (2005)

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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After a young woman's baby is tossed out of a car, Benson and Stabler investigate to find out what happened, and after learning the young woman is addicted to prescription painkillers, ... See full summary »

Writers: Dick Wolf, Patrick Harbinson | Director: Félix Enríquez Alcalá | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Diane Neal

9. Debating Robert Lee (2004)

R | 108 min | Drama

5.6
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A group of jaded high school students sign up for a debate class taught by a tough, combative teacher from the Georgia Military Academy who teaches them that life is debate and DEBATE IS ...

Writers: Barry Klein, Dan Polier | Director: Dan Polier | Stars: Daniel Letterle, Kaley Cuoco, Billy Kay, Danielle Harris

10. A Painted House (2003 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama, Family

6.6
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A young boy, his family, and the migrant workers they hire to work their cotton farm struggle against difficult odds to raise and sell the crop. Meanwhile, the boy dreams of living in ... See full summary »

Writers: Patrick Sheane Duncan, John Grisham | Director: Alfonso Arau | Stars: Scott Glenn, Arija Bareikis, Robert Sean Leonard, Melinda Dillon

11. The Lyon's Den (2003–2004)

60 min | Drama

6.2
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Creator: Remi Aubuchon | Stars: Rob Lowe, Perrey Reeves, Paula Newsome, Megahn Perry

12. The Lyon's Den (2003–2004)
Episode: Pilot (2003)

60 min | Drama

6.9
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Writers: Alfredo Barrios Jr., Karyn Usher | Directors: Timothy Busfield, Rod Holcomb, Jessica Yu | Stars: Rob Lowe, Elizabeth Mitchell, Derek Anthony, Danielle Aubuchon

13. Cowboy Up (2001)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Romance, Western

5.7
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Two brothers, One is a bull rider, the other a rodeo bullfighter/stock contractor, clash over the love of barrel racer Celia Jones, while each comes into their own in their respective field in the rodeo world.

Writer: James Redford | Director: Xavier Koller | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Marcus Thomas, Daryl Hannah, Pete Postlethwaite

14. The Making of 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' (2001 Video)

Unrated | 101 min | Documentary

6.8
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A behind-the-scenes documentary about the making of Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977).

Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Joe Alves, Bob Balaban, Melinda Dillon, Richard Dreyfuss

15. Judging Amy (1999–2005)
Episode: Surprised by Gravity (2001)

Drama

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Creators: John Tinker, Bill D'Elia, Amy Brenneman, Connie Tavel | Director: Kevin Dowling | Stars: Amy Brenneman, Kevin Rahm, Richard T. Jones, Jessica Tuck

16. That Moment: Magnolia Diary (2000 Video)

73 min | Documentary, Drama

7.4
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A very in-depth documentary that follows the very over-worked director Paul Thomas Anderson through a gruelling 80+ days of shooting for the film Magnolia (1999). Very funny behind the ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Rance | Stars: Paul Thomas Anderson, Fiona Apple, William Arnold, Bobby Brewer

17. 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, Richard Belzer

18. Magnolia (1999)

R | 188 min | Drama

8.0
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77 Metascore

An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.

Writer: Paul Thomas Anderson | Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jason Robards, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman

19. 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

20. The Effects of Magic (1998)

PG | 87 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.3
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A magician, aided by his talking magic bunny, joins forces with his previously estranged magician father, and together they fight the forces of evil to protect the art of magic.

Writers: Belinda Casas-Wells, Lee Cohen | Directors: Charlie Martinez, Chuck Martinez | Stars: Kathy Bates, Melinda Dillon, Robert Carradine, Jacobo Morales

21. Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story (1996)

PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Drama

6.3
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The phrase "entertaining angels" refers to the practice of treating all guests--be they kings or peasants--as if they were visiting angels. This is the challenge for all humble Christians ... See full summary »

Writer: John Wells | Director: Michael Ray Rhodes | Stars: Moira Kelly, Martin Sheen, Lenny von Dohlen, Melinda Dillon

22. Picket Fences (1992–1996)
Episode: Liver Let Die (1996)

60 min | Drama

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Sheriff Brock is called out when a homeless man is found murdered behind Reverend Novotny's church but is suddenly stricken with terrible pains at the scene. Dr Joey discovers he has a ... See full summary »

Writers: David E. Kelley, Lawrence Meyers | Director: Dennis Smith | Stars: Tom Skerritt, Kathy Baker, Costas Mandylor, Lauren Holly

23. To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy

6.2
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Three drag queens travel cross-country until their car breaks down, leaving them stranded in a small town.

Writer: Douglas Carter Beane | Director: Beeban Kidron | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, John Leguizamo, Stockard Channing

24. How to Make an American Quilt (1995)

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

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Bride-to-be Finn Dodd hears tales of romance and sorrow from her elders as they construct a quilt.

Writers: Whitney Otto, Jane Anderson | Director: Jocelyn Moorhouse | Stars: Winona Ryder, Ellen Burstyn, Anne Bancroft, Kaelynn Craddick

25. The Client (1995–1996)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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This series was based on the book by John Grisham about Reggie Love, a lawyer, who just started her practice and is also a recovering alcoholic which was made into a movie starring Susan ... See full summary »

Stars: JoBeth Williams, John Heard, Polly Holliday, David Barry Gray

26. Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge (1995 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.0
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Based on the lives of mother-daughter singers the Judds.

Writers: Naomi Judd, Bud Schaetzle, Rama Laurie Stagner | Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Kathleen York, Viveka Davis, Bruce Greenwood, Melinda Dillon

27. The Client (1995–1996)
Episode: The Peach Orchard (1995)

Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Writers: Judith Paige Mitchell, John Grisham, Joe Cacaci, Grace McKeaney | Director: James Quinn | Stars: JoBeth Williams, John Heard, Polly Holliday, David Barry Gray

28. State of Emergency (1994 TV Movie)

R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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Drama about an overworked big-city hospital emergency room.

Writers: Susan Black, Lance Gentile | Director: Lesli Linka Glatter | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Lynn Whitfield, Melinda Dillon, Paul Dooley

29. Sioux City (1994)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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A young Lakota Sioux, adopted by a wealthy Jewish couple in Beverly Hills, gets in touch with his cultural roots and solves a mystery in this thriller. Because of his upbringing, Jesse ... See full summary »

Writer: L. Virginia Browne | Director: Lou Diamond Phillips | Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Melinda Dillon, Lise Cutter

30. Confessions: Two Faces of Evil (1994 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

3.9
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In the Christmas Eve murder of a police officer, two confessions come forward. One, Robert Paul Berndt, has a rather heavy criminal background, the other, William Mothershed, is a college ... See full summary »

Writer: Gy Waldron | Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Jason Bateman, James Wilder, Arye Gross, William Converse-Roberts

31. Judgment Day: The John List Story (1993 TV Movie)

96 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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The pious John List regularly goes to church and is respected by his neighbours. But one day the police finds his wife Helen and their three children slayed in their house - obviously by ... See full summary »

Writer: Dennis Turner | Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Robert Blake, Beverly D'Angelo, Alice Krige, Melinda Dillon

32. Picket Fences (1992–1996)

120 min | Drama

7.8
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An aging sheriff tries to keep the peace in a small town plagued by bizarre and violent crimes.

Stars: Kathy Baker, Tom Skerritt, Lauren Holly, Costas Mandylor

33. The Prince of Tides (1991)

R | 132 min | Drama

6.7
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A troubled man talks to his suicidal sister's psychiatrist about their family history and falls in love with her in the process.

Writers: Pat Conroy, Becky Johnston | Director: Barbra Streisand | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Nick Nolte, Blythe Danner, Kate Nelligan

34. Captain America (1990)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.2
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Frozen in the ice for decades, Captain America is freed to battle against arch-criminal, The Red Skull.

Writers: Joe Simon, Jack Kirby, Stephen Tolkin, Lawrence Block | Director: Albert Pyun | Stars: Matt Salinger, Ronny Cox, Ned Beatty, Darren McGavin

35. Spontaneous Combustion (1990)

R | 97 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.4
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A young man finds out that his parents had been used in an atomic-weapons experiment shortly before he was born, and that the results have had some unexpected effects on him.

Writers: Tobe Hooper, Howard Goldberg | Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: Brad Dourif, Cynthia Bain, Jon Cypher, William Prince

36. Staying Together (1989)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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The complacent life of three small town brothers is shattered when their father sells the family business from under them.

Writer: Monte Merrick | Director: Lee Grant | Stars: Sean Astin, Stockard Channing, Melinda Dillon, Jim Haynie

37. Nightbreaker (1989 TV Movie)

Unrated | 99 min | Drama

6.4
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Dr. Alexander Brown (Martin Sheen) arrives in Las Vegas, awarded for his recent medical invention. An ex-G.I. tells Brown he was a test subject during the 1950's, exposed to atomic bomb ... See full summary »

Writers: Howard L. Rosenberg, T.S. Cook | Director: Peter Markle | Stars: Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Lea Thompson, Melinda Dillon

38. Shattered Innocence (1988 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

6.9
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A Kansas high school cheerleader graduates and moves to Los Angeles, becomes an adult film actress and develops a cocaine habit. A dramatized account of real-life adult actress Shauna Grant...

Writers: Thanet Richard, Sandor Stern | Director: Sandor Stern | Stars: Jonna Lee, Melinda Dillon, John Pleshette, Kris Kamm

39. Harry and the Hendersons (1987)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.8
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Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man, but when they examine the "body" they find it's a "... See full summary »

Writers: William Dear, Bill Martin, Ezra D. Rappaport | Director: William Dear | Stars: John Lithgow, Melinda Dillon, Margaret Langrick, Joshua Rudoy

40. Shattered Spirits (1986 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama

6.0
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When his drinking problem takes control of his life, a father tries to leave the bottle behind while putting his and his family's lives back together.

Writer: Gregory Goodell | Director: Robert Greenwald | Stars: Martin Sheen, Melinda Dillon, Matthew Labyorteaux, Lukas Haas

41. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

7.8
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A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist.

Creator: Rod Serling | Stars: Robin Ward, Charles Aidman, Richard Mulligan, William Atherton

42. Space (1985 TV Mini-Series)

120 min | Drama

7.4
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A 13-hour mini-series detailing James A. Michner's fictional account of the American space program from the years after World War II to the Apollo landings on the moon in the early 1970's.

Stars: Mark Benjamin, Katy Tiemann, James Garner, Susan Anspach

43. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)
Episode: Shatterday/A Little Peace and Quiet (1985)

TV-PG | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

7.6
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Shatterday: Peter Jay Novins calls his home, only to hear himself answer at the other end. A Little Peace and Quiet: a harried housewife struggling with rambunctious children, a demanding husband, and the stress of modern life, finds relief from an unusual source that brings both power and responsibility.

Writers: Rod Serling, Alan Brennert, Harlan Ellison, James Crocker, Rockne S. O'Bannon | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Bruce Willis, Dan Gilvezan, Murukh, John Carlyle

44. Songwriter (1984)

R | 94 min | Drama, Music

6.4
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Doc Jenkins is a singer/songwriter who tries to leave his singer/songwriter roots to be a music "mogul", and gets tangled up in a bad publishing deal. He enlists a team of cronies, ... See full summary »

Writer: Bud Shrake | Director: Alan Rudolph | Stars: Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Melinda Dillon, Rip Torn

45. Insight (1960–1984)
Episode: The Game Room (1984)

Drama

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Writers: Diana Bell Tokatyan, Leon Tokatyan | Director: Michael Ray Rhodes | Stars: Leon Askin, Melinda Dillon, Richard Dysart, Max Gail

46. A Christmas Story (1983)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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77 Metascore

Ralphie has to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect gift for the 1940s.

Writers: Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown, Bob Clark | Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin, Scott Schwartz

47. Right of Way (1983 TV Movie)

102 min | Drama

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A dying woman and her husband agree to a joint-suicide pact, whether others like it or not.

Writer: Richard Lees | Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Bette Davis, James Stewart, Melinda Dillon, Priscilla Morrill

48. The Mississippi (1982–1984)
Episode: Cradle to Grave (1983)

Drama

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Writer: Patricia Green | Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Ralph Waite, Linda Miller, Stan Shaw, Walter Brooke

49. The Mississippi (1982–1984)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Ralph Waite, Linda Miller, Stan Shaw, Ray Spruell

50. The Juggler of Notre Dame (1982 TV Movie)

50 min | Drama

8.2
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A modernized, Americanized version of the story of the juggler who performs before the statue of the Virgin Mary.

Writer: Lan O'Kun | Director: Michael Ray Rhodes | Stars: Carl Carlsson, Sherilyn Wolter, Henry Proach, James T. Callahan