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1. 12 Years a Slave (2013)
R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
2. American Gangster (2007)
R | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East.
3. Love Actually (2003)
R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.
4. The Martian (2015)
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Post-production
During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.
6. Z for Zachariah (2015)
95 min | Sci-Fi
In the wake of a disaster that wipes out most of civilization, two men and a young woman find themselves in an emotionally charged love triangle as the last known survivors.
8. Doctor Strange (2016)
Adventure, Fantasy | Pre-production
After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under his wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.
9. Children of Men (2006)
R | 109 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.
10. 2012 (I) (2009)
PG-13 | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.
11. The Oscars (2015 TV Special)
TV-14 | 175 min | Music
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
12. Inside Man (2006)
R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.
15. Amistad (1997)
R | 155 min | Drama, History
About a 1839 mutiny aboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the northeastern coast of America. Much of the story involves a court-room drama about the free man who led the revolt.
18. Kinky Boots (2005)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A drag queen comes to the rescue of a man who, after inheriting his father's shoe factory, needs to diversify his product if he wants to keep the business afloat.
19. The Secret in Their Eyes (2015)
Crime, Drama, Mystery | Post-production
A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
21. Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003– )
TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show | Active
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.
22. Half of a Yellow Sun (2013)
R | 111 min | Drama, Romance
Sisters Olanna and Kainene return home to 1960s Nigeria, where they soon diverge on different paths. As civil war breaks out, political events loom larger than their differences as they join the fight to establish an independent republic.
23. The Oscars (2014 TV Special)
TV-14 | 214 min
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
25. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )
60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active
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.
26. Today (1952– )
240 min | News, Talk-Show
A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.
27. She Hate Me (2004)
R | 138 min | Comedy, Drama
Fired from his job for exposing corrupt business practices, a former biotech executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.
28. Phil Spector (2013 TV Movie)
92 min | Biography, Drama
A drama centered on the relationship between Phil Spector and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden while the music business legend was on trial for the murder of Lana Clarkson.
29. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005– )
TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active
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.
30. Savannah (2013)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Family, History
SAVANNAH is the true story of Ward Allen, a romantic and bombastic character who rejects his plantation heritage for the freedom of life on a river. Ward navigates the change of early 20th ... See full summary »
31. Redbelt (2008)
R | 99 min | Drama, Sport
A fateful event leads to a job in the film business for top mixed-martial arts instructor Mike Terry. Though he refuses to participate in prize bouts, circumstances conspire to force him to consider entering such a competition.
34. Live with Kelly and Michael (1988– )
60 min | Talk-Show
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 »
36. The Shadow Line (2011 TV Mini-Series)
A noir thriller with diverse individuals whose worlds become interwoven after the murder of drug baron Harvey Wratten. From the cop with a bullet in his brain... See full synopsis »
37. Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 111 min | Drama
Inspired by true accounts, this HBO miniseries focuses on a group of fictional characters caught up in the harrowing aftermath of the tsunami that devastated the coast of Thailand two years ago.
38. Talk to Me (2007)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.
42. Making a Scene (2013)
10 min | Short, Fantasy
Writers: Lake Bell, Andrew Bujalski, J.C. Chandor, Julie Delpy, Greta Gerwig, Evan Goldberg, Ethan Hawke, Nicole Holofcener, Spike Jonze, Richard Linklater, Jeff Nichols, Seth Rogen, Danny Strong | Director: Janusz Kaminski | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Bradley Cooper, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Adèle Exarchopoulos
43. Slow Burn (2005)
R | 93 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A district attorney is involved in a 24-hour showdown with a gang leader and is, at the same time, being manipulated by an attractive assistant district attorney and a cryptic stranger.
44. 71st Golden Globe Awards (2014 TV Special)
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 71 annual event honoring excellence in film and television.
Writers: Barry Adelman, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Jon Macks, Dave Boone, Alex Baze, Robert Carlock, Sam Means, Seth Meyers, Michael Shoemaker | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Jennifer Lawrence, Jacqueline Bisset
45. The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards (2014 TV Special)
TV-14 | 127 min
An awards ceremony honoring the best in American prime time television programming.
Writers: Alison Agosti, Alex Baze, Bryan Donaldson, Matt Goldich, Peter Grosz, Carol Kolb, Jack Kukoda, Andrew Law, John Lutz, Jon Macks, Seth Meyers, Jennifer Mischer, Chioke Nassor, Conner O'Malley, Josh Patton, Seth Reiss, Amber Ruffin, Pete Schultz, Michael Shoemaker, Ben Warheit, Michelle Wolf | Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler, Fred Armisen, Andre Braugher
47. Red Dust (2004)
R | 110 min | Drama
Police officer Dirk Hendricks (Bartlett) files an amnesty application for Alex Mpondo (Ejiofor), a member of the South African Parliament who can't remember the torture he once endured as a captive political activist. South African-born attorney Sarah Barcant (Swank), meanwhile, returns to her homeland to represent Mpondo, as well as Steve Sizela, Mpondo's friend who arrested along with him and ... See full summary »
48. Murder in Mind (2001–2003)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An anthology series of self contained plays with a murderous theme, the twist being that the action is followed from the point of view of the killer.