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1. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Post-production

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and it is up to the Avengers to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plans.

Writers: Joss Whedon, Stan Lee, Jack Kirby | Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth

2. The Gunman (2015)

105 min | Action, Crime, Drama | Post-production

A former Special Forces soldier and military contractor suffering from PTSD tries to reconnect with his long time love, but first must go on the run from London to Barcelona and across Europe in order to clear his name.

Writers: Don MacPherson, Jean-Patrick Manchette, Pete Travis | Director: Pierre Morel | Stars: Idris Elba, Sean Penn, Javier Bardem, Mark Rylance

3. The Wire (2002–2008)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

9.4
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Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of drug dealers, and law enforcement.

Creator: David Simon | Stars: Dominic West, Lance Reddick, Sonja Sohn, Wendell Pierce

4. The Office (2005–2013)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.8
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A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium. Based on the hit BBC series.

Creators: Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant | Stars: Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Leslie David Baker

5. No Good Deed (I) (2014)

PG-13 | 84 min | Crime, Thriller

5.6
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26 Metascore

An unstable escaped convict terrorizes a woman who is alone with her two children.

Writer: Aimee Lagos | Director: Sam Miller | Stars: Taraji P. Henson, Idris Elba, Leslie Bibb, Kate del Castillo

6. Thor: The Dark World (2013)

PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.2
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54 Metascore

When Thor's love interest gets cursed with a powerful object, Thor must protect it before an army and its ruthless leader try to get their hands on it to take over the remains of Earth.

Writers: Christopher Yost, Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, Don Payne, Robert Rodat, Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Jack Kirby | Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård

7. Silent Witness (1996– )

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Crimes through the eyes of a team of forensic pathologists and forensic scientists.

Stars: William Gaminara, Emilia Fox, Tom Ward, Amanda Burton

8. Pacific Rim (2013)

PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.0
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64 Metascore

As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.

Writers: Travis Beacham, Guillermo del Toro | Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day

9. Thor (2011)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.0
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57 Metascore

The powerful but arrogant god Thor is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.

Writers: Ashley Miller, Zack Stentz, Don Payne, J. Michael Straczynski, Mark Protosevich, Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Jack Kirby | Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston

10. Prometheus (I) (2012)

R | 124 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.0
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65 Metascore

Following clues to the origin of mankind a team journey across the universe and find a structure on a distant planet containing a monolithic statue of a humanoid head and stone cylinders of alien blood but they soon find they are not alone.

Writers: Jon Spaihts, Damon Lindelof, Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Noomi Rapace, Logan Marshall-Green, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron

11. Luther (2010–2015)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A crime drama series starring Idris Elba as a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.

Creator: Neil Cross | Stars: Idris Elba, Warren Brown, Dermot Crowley, Michael Smiley

12. Law & Order (1990–2010)

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

7.7
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The show follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points. The first half of the show concentrates on the investigation of the crime by the police, the second half follows the prosecution of the crime in court.

Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina, S. Epatha Merkerson

13. CSI: Miami (2002–2012)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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The cases of the Miami-Dade, Florida police department's Crime Scene Investigations unit.

Stars: David Caruso, Emily Procter, Adam Rodriguez, Rex Linn

14. Finding Dory (2016)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Filming

The friendly-but-forgetful blue tang fish reunites with her loved ones, and everyone learns a few things about the true meaning of family along the way.

Writers: Andrew Stanton, Victoria Strouse | Directors: Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Diane Keaton, Eugene Levy

15. American Gangster (2007)

R | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

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.

Writers: Steven Zaillian, Mark Jacobson | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin

16. 28 Weeks Later (2007)

R | 100 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.0
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78 Metascore

Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes to plan.

Writers: Rowan Joffe, Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, Enrique López Lavigne, Jesús Olmo | Director: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo | Stars: Jeremy Renner, Rose Byrne, Robert Carlyle, Harold Perrineau

17. RocknRolla (2008)

R | 114 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.3
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53 Metascore

In London, a real-estate scam puts millions of pounds up for grabs, attracting some of the city's scrappiest tough guys and its more established underworld types, all of whom are looking to get rich quick. While the city's seasoned criminals vie for the cash, an unexpected player -- a drugged out rock 'n' roller presumed to be dead but very much alive -- has a multi-million dollar prize fall into... See full summary »

Writer: Guy Ritchie | Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Idris Elba, Thandie Newton

18. The Jungle Book (2016)

Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | Filming

An orphan boy is raised in the jungle with the help of a pack of wolves, a bear, and a black panther.

Writers: Rudyard Kipling, Justin Marks | Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Idris Elba, Bill Murray, Christopher Walken

19. The Unborn (2009)

PG-13 | 88 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

4.8
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30 Metascore

A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.

Writer: David S. Goyer | Director: David S. Goyer | Stars: Odette Annable, Gary Oldman, Cam Gigandet, Meagan Good

20. Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Fantasy, Thriller

4.3
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32 Metascore

As Johnny Blaze hides out in Eastern Europe, he is called upon to stop the devil, who is trying to take human form.

Writers: Scott M. Gimple, Seth Hoffman, David S. Goyer | Directors: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Ciarán Hinds, Idris Elba, Violante Placido

21. Takers (2010)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.2
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45 Metascore

A group of bank robbers find their multi-million dollar plan interrupted by a hard-boiled detective.

Writers: Peter Allen, Gabriel Casseus, John Luessenhop, Avery Duff | Director: John Luessenhop | Stars: Chris Brown, Hayden Christensen, Matt Dillon, Michael Ealy

22. Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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60 Metascore

A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.

Writers: William Nicholson, Nelson Mandela | Director: Justin Chadwick | Stars: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Terry Pheto, Robert Hobbs

23. The Losers (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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44 Metascore

A CIA special forces team are betrayed and left for dead by their superiors, galvanizing them to mount an offensive on the CIA.

Writers: Peter Berg, James Vanderbilt, Andy Diggle | Director: Sylvain White | Stars: Idris Elba, Zoe Saldana, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Chris Evans

24. Obsessed (2009)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Thriller

4.9
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25 Metascore

A successful asset manager, who has just received a huge promotion, is blissfully happy in his career and in his marriage. But when a temp worker starts stalking him, all the things he's worked so hard for are placed in jeopardy.

Writer: David Loughery | Director: Steve Shill | Stars: Beyoncé Knowles, Idris Elba, Ali Larter, Jerry O'Connell

25. Absolutely Fabulous (1992–2012)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy

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Edina Monsoon and her best friend Patsy drive Eddie's sensible daughter, Saffron, up the wall with their constant drug abuse and outrageous selfishness. Numerous in-jokes and heavy doses of... See full summary »

Stars: Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, June Whitfield

26. The Big C (2010–2013)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

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A suburban mother faces her cancer diagnosis while trying to find humor and happiness as well.

Creator: Darlene Hunt | Stars: Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, Gabriel Basso, John Benjamin Hickey

27. Prom Night (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 88 min | Horror, Mystery

3.8
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17 Metascore

Donna's senior prom is supposed to be the best night of her life, though a sadistic killer from her past has different plans for her and her friends.

Writer: J.S. Cardone | Director: Nelson McCormick | Stars: Brittany Snow, Scott Porter, Jessica Stroup, Dana Davis

28. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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British crime investigation series based around aristocratic, Oxford-educated Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his working-class assistant Sergeant Barbara Havers.

Stars: Nathaniel Parker, Sharon Small, Lesley Vickerage, Paul Hickey

29. Girlfriends (2000–2008)

30 min | Comedy

6.9
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A look at the lives, loves, and losses of four different women, Toni, Maya, Lynn, and Joan.

Creator: Mara Brock Akil | Stars: Tracee Ellis Ross, Golden Brooks, Persia White, Reginald C. Hayes

30. Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.8
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Jimmy Kimmel interviews celebrities.

Creator: Jimmy Kimmel | Stars: Jimmy Kimmel, Cleto Escobedo III, Dicky Barrett, Guillermo Rodriguez

31. Daddy's Little Girls (2007)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Romance

5.2
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49 Metascore

A mechanic (Elba) enlists the help of a successful-but-lonely attorney (Union) while trying to wrest custody of his three daughters from his treacherous ex-wife and her larcenous boy friend... See full summary »

Writer: Tyler Perry | Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Gabrielle Union, Idris Elba, Tracee Ellis Ross, Louis Gossett Jr.

32. The Reaping (2007)

R | 99 min | Horror, Thriller

5.7
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36 Metascore

A former Christian missionary, who specializes in debunking religious phenomena, investigates a small town which seems to be suffering from the 10 biblical plagues.

Writers: Carey Hayes, Chad Hayes, Brian Rousso | Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Hilary Swank, David Morrissey, AnnaSophia Robb, Idris Elba

33. 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

34. The Graham Norton Show (2007– )

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.1
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Irish comedian Graham Norton hosts his very own talk show.

Stars: Graham Norton, Ricky Gervais, Lee Mack, Dawn French

35. Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009– )

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

7.0
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Comedian Jimmy Fallon hosts a late-night talk show.

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

36. Aqua Teen Hunger Force (2000– )

TV-MA | 15 min | Animation, Comedy

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The misadventures of a milkshake, an order of fries, a meatball, and their retired next door neighbor in the suburbs of New Jersey.

Creators: Dave Willis, Matt Maiellaro | Stars: Dave Willis, Carey Means, Dana Snyder, C. Martin Croker

37. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (2011 Video Game)

M | Action, War

8.2
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The Russian Federation continues its invasion of the U.S., as well as Europe, including England, France and Germany.

Writers: Paul Haggis, Will Staples | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Idris Elba, William Fichtner, Graham McTavish

38. Alive Alone (2015)

Thriller | Pre-production

An ex-detainee of Guantanamo Bay working as a taxi driver, and a prostitute on the run from a feared crime boss worlds collide, as they unexpectedly find salvation in each other.

Writer: Khurram Longi | Director: Khurram Longi | Stars: Idris Elba, Noomi Rapace, Sam Worthington

39. Chelsea Lately (2007– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Talk-Show | Active

6.4
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Comedian Chelsea Handler talks about celebrity gossip, pop culture and interviews celebrities while giving her audience something to laugh at. She is accompanied by her round table guests ... See full summary »

Stars: Chelsea Handler, Chuy Bravo, Mike Rock, Chris Franjola

40. Buffalo Soldiers (2001)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.9
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56 Metascore

A criminal subculture operates among U.S. soldiers stationed in West Germany just before the fall of the Berlin wall.

Writers: Robert O'Connor, Gregor Jordan, Eric Weiss, Nora Maccoby | Director: Gregor Jordan | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Anna Paquin, Ed Harris, Scott Glenn

41. Attack of the Show! (2005– )

60 min | News

7.7
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There's the inside track, and then there are those who pave the inside track. Attack of the Show gets you inside, underneath, around, and behind the newest tech, the hottest games, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Kevin Pereira, Olivia Munn, Candace Bailey, Zach Selwyn

42. This Christmas (2007)

PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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63 Metascore

A Christmastime drama centered around the Whitfield family's first holiday together in four years.

Writer: Preston A. Whitmore II | Director: Preston A. Whitmore II | Stars: Regina King, Columbus Short, Delroy Lindo, Idris Elba

43. A Hundred Streets (2015)

Drama | Post-production

Four people, four extraordinary stories. All lived out within a hundred London streets.

Writer: Leon Butler | Director: Jim O'Hanlon | Stars: Gemma Arterton, Idris Elba, Ryan Gage, Ken Stott

44. 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, Ginger Zee, Bianna Golodryga, Ron Claiborne

45. The Human Contract (2008)

R | 103 min | Drama

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A successful corporate type harboring a deep, dark secret befriends a free-spirited stranger who encourages him to ditch his stuffy lifestyle and live life in reckless abandon.

Writer: Jada Pinkett Smith | Director: Jada Pinkett Smith | Stars: Jason Clarke, Paz Vega, Idris Elba, T.J. Thyne

46. Bastille Day (2016)

Action | Post-production

A young artist and former CIA agent embark on an anti-terrorist mission in France.

Writer: Andrew Baldwin | Director: James Watkins | Stars: Idris Elba, Richard Madden, Charlotte Le Bon, Daniel Westwood

47. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )

60 min | News

3.7
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"Entertainment Tonight" is the #1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine in the world. Launched in 1981, ET is anchored by Mary Hart and Bob Goen. Primary substitute anchors are Jann Carl ... See full summary »

Creator: Alfred Masini | Stars: Mark Steines, Nancy O'Dell, Mary Hart, Kevin Frazier

48. Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Drama, War | Post-production

A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country.

Writers: Cary Fukunaga, Uzodinma Iweala | Director: Cary Fukunaga | Stars: Idris Elba, Abraham Attah, Richard Pepple, Opeyemi Fagbohungbe

49. The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards (2014 TV Special)

TV-14 | 127 min

6.9
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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

50. London's Burning (1988–2002)

50 min | Drama

7.2
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The lives of firefighters at Blackwall Fire Station.

Stars: Glen Murphy, Richard Walsh, Shirley Greenwood, Kim Clifford