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1. Marino's (2009)

22 min | Short, Comedy, Family

9.1
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An Italian-American family struggles to save their traditional deli in Hoboken, NJ, as the neighborhood changes around them.

Director: Ryan Wick | Stars: David Brown, Stan Carp, Bridget Megan Clark, Joe Grifasi

Votes: 11

2. Remember WENN (1996–1998)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

9.0
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Trials and tribulations at Pittsburgh radio station WENN back in the late 1930s, when radio was king.

Stars: Tom Beckett, George Hall, Margaret Hall, Melinda Mullins

Votes: 247

3. Rubout (2003 TV Movie)

99 min | Comedy, Drama

9.0
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In this dark comedy, two Italian American brothers whose father is a mob-genre character actor, desperately try to reinvent themselves. Paul, a failed novelist, finds inspiration with a ... See full summary »

Director: Marylou Tibaldo-Bongiorno | Stars: Murielle Arden, Carl Burrows, Geoffrey Cantor, Janis Dardaris

Votes: 6

4. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Raw (2005)

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

9.0
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An investigation of a horrific school sniper attack leads the team to a particularly obnoxious Neo-Nazi group.

Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Diane Neal

Votes: 336

5. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Alternate (2007)

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

8.9
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A woman's child is missing, but her multiple personalities make finding out what happened to the child more difficult. And the case is further complicated by the appearance of the woman's sister and the murder of their parents.

Director: David Platt | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Diane Neal

Votes: 335

6. The Daily Show (1996– )

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

8.8
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America's top fake news show.

Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

Votes: 33,471

7. Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–1999)

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

8.7
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A police homicide investigation unit investigates violent crimes in the city of Baltimore.

Stars: Richard Belzer, Clark Johnson, Yaphet Kotto, Kyle Secor

Votes: 8,648

8. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Liberties (2009)

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

8.7
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A judge asks an odd request for a plaintiff who is seeking a restraining order: he asks detectives to interview a convicted serial killer concerning his son's kidnapping, which took place 30 years ago.

Director: Juan José Campanella | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Ice-T

Votes: 223

9. Tarzan (2003– )
Episode: Surrender (2003)

Action, Adventure, Drama

8.7
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The cat is out of the bag and now a citywide manhunt is looking for Tarzan. Jane is brought in for questioning.

Stars: Travis Fimmel, Sarah Wayne Callies, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Lucy Lawless

Votes: 15

10. Thieves (2001– )
Episode: Bad Moon Rising (2001)

Drama, Crime, Romance

8.5
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Director: James Frawley | Stars: John Stamos, Melissa George, Robert Knepper, Tomas Arana

Votes: 13

11. Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–1999)
Episode: Closet Cases (1998)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Bayliss and Pembleton are forced to deal with their own prejudices as they search for a hustler suspected of killing rich gay men.

Directors: Leslie Libman, Larry Williams | Stars: Richard Belzer, Andre Braugher, Clark Johnson, Kyle Secor

Votes: 35

12. The Good Wife (2009–2016)
Episode: Judged (2016)

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

8.5
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After an unsuccessful lawsuit against Judge Schakowsky, Jason's return to Chicago, and a looming malpractice suit, Alicia reaches her breaking point. Meanwhile Diane takes on a private college defunding and shutting down its newspaper.

Director: Rosemary Rodriguez | Stars: Julianna Margulies, Matt Czuchry, Alan Cumming, Cush Jumbo

Votes: 237

13. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Smoked (2011)

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

8.5
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A rape victim is killed right before the trial of her accused rapist, a celebrity hair stylist, begins. However, prosecuting the suspected killer is difficult because he is working as a federal informant.

Director: Helen Shaver | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Ice-T

Votes: 239

14. SCTV Channel (1983–1984)

45 min | Comedy

8.4
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The staff of Melonville's TV station put on programming that is unique in its own silly way.

Stars: Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Martin Short

Votes: 354

15. Tarzan (2003– )
Episode: For Love of Country (2003)

Action, Adventure, Drama

8.4
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On the run from the police Jane and Tarzan hide out in Sam's cabin in upstate New York. Two fellow police officers attempt to track them down.

Stars: Travis Fimmel, Sarah Wayne Callies, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Lucy Lawless

Votes: 12

16. Tarzan (2003– )
Episode: The End of the Beginning (2003)

Action, Adventure, Drama

8.4
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Tarzan and Jane return to the city to face Richard Clayton and the murder charges they've been running from.

Director: Peter Ellis | Stars: Travis Fimmel, Sarah Wayne Callies, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Lucy Lawless

Votes: 22

17. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Venom (2006)

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

8.4
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Detecitve Tutuola is torn between his work and family when his son, Ken, is implicated in a crime. While investigating, Detectives Benson and Stabler find themselves with a much bigger crime

Director: Peter Leto | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Diane Neal

Votes: 171

18. The Good Wife (2009–2016)

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

8.3
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Alicia has been a good wife to her husband, a former state's attorney. After a very humiliating sex and corruption scandal, he is behind bars. She must now provide for her family and returns to work as a litigator in a law firm.

Stars: Julianna Margulies, Chris Noth, Josh Charles, Matt Czuchry

Votes: 49,144

19. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

8.3
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Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo

Votes: 388

20. The Bronx Is Burning (2007– )
Episode: Mr. October (2007)

Drama, Sport

8.3
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Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik | Stars: Matt Bourgeois, Darby Brown, Sean Collins, Kevin Conway

Votes: 17

21. Some of My Best Friends (2001– )
Episode: Pilot (2001)

Comedy

8.3
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When Warren is dumped by his boyfriend, macho Frankie answers his ad for a roommate, assuming that "GWM" ("Gay White Male") stands for "Guy With Money."

Director: James Widdoes | Stars: Jason Bateman, Danny Nucci, Alec Mapa, Jessica Lundy

Votes: 7

22. The Bronx Is Burning (2007– )
Episode: The Game's Not as Easy as It Looks, Fellas (2007)

Drama, Sport

8.3
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The Yankees have done it. They have stormed past the Boston Red Sox and the rest of the American league to take the AL east division championship title. Now, they must face the Kansas City ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik | Stars: Oliver Platt, Kevin Conway, James Berland, Darby Brown

Votes: 20

23. The Bronx Is Burning (2007– )
Episode: Time for a Change? (2007)

Drama, Sport

8.3
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In the city of New York, the cops have found some evidence about the killer. He calls himself "The son of Sam" and he specializes in killing women. As a result, the women in New York were ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik | Stars: Oliver Platt, Kevin Conway, Francis Benhamou, Paul Borghese

Votes: 23

24. The Deer Hunter (1978)

R | 183 min | Drama, War

8.2
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73 Metascore

An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania.

Director: Michael Cimino | Stars: Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Cazale, John Savage

Votes: 231,866

25. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

8.2
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The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct.

Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, James Sikking

Votes: 4,822

26. The Bronx Is Burning (2007– )
Episode: The Straw (2007)

Drama, Sport

8.2
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The year is 1977. The New York Yankees are coming off their loss to the Cincinatti Reds in the 1976 world series. The Yankees' manager Billy Martin and the owner, George Steinbrenner are ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik | Stars: Oliver Platt, John Turturro, Daniel Sunjata, Kevin Conway

Votes: 28

27. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )

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

8.1
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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, Ice-T, Dann Florek

Votes: 52,565

28. Men (1989– )

60 min | Drama

8.1
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A group of guys is devasted by a friend's death so include his younger cop brother Danny in their poker games. Attorney Charlie, reporter Paul, and surgeon Steven bond over the loss and various life experiences.

Stars: Tom O'Brien, Ving Rhames, Saul Rubinek, Ted Wass

Votes: 7

29. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Mummy Dearest (1996)

Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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Director: Martha Mitchell | Stars: Christine Lahti, Adam Arkin, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 8

30. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Now What? (2003)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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On his return to Chicago, Carter gets a downright chilly reaction from Abby who asks him to return her apartment key. At work, they tip toe around one another, neither really willing to ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Noah Wyle, Laura Innes, Mekhi Phifer, Alex Kingston

Votes: 106

31. The Bronx Is Burning (2007– )

Drama, Sport

8.0
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A look at the New York Yankees attempt to win the 1977 World Series. Based on Jonathan Mahler's book "Ladies and Gentlemen, the Bronx Is Burning."

Stars: Oliver Platt, Kevin Conway, Daniel Sunjata, John Turturro

Votes: 1,094

32. The Ellen Burstyn Show (1986–1987)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Ellen Brewer, a best-selling author, shares her Baltimore home with single daughter Molly Ross plus five year old grandson Nick. Added to the mix is Ellen's sarcastic mother Sydney and her seminar student Tom, a frequent guest.

Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Megan Mullally, Jesse R. Tendler, Barry Sobel

Votes: 39

33. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Cherished (1998)

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

8.0
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New assistant D.A. Abbie Carmichael aggressively pursues an infant's death, and helps uncover a conspiracy involving a Russian adoption agency, gravely ill children, and an unethical doctor.

Director: Edwin Sherin | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Benjamin Bratt, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 102

34. The Bronx Is Burning (2007– )
Episode: The Seven Commandments (2007)

Drama, Sport

8.0
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Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik | Stars: Oliver Platt, Daniel Sunjata, Kevin Conway, Dan Lauria

Votes: 25

35. Elementary (2012– )

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

7.9
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A modern take on the cases of Sherlock Holmes, with the detective now living in New York City.

Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Aidan Quinn, Jon Michael Hill

Votes: 73,639

36. 61* (2001 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 129 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle race to break Babe Ruth's single-season home run record.

Director: Billy Crystal | Stars: Barry Pepper, Thomas Jane, Anthony Michael Hall, Richard Masur

Votes: 11,606

37. Matewan (1987)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History

7.9
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A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company.

Director: John Sayles | Stars: Chris Cooper, James Earl Jones, Mary McDonnell, Will Oldham

Votes: 5,919 | Gross: $1.68M

38. Lewis Black: Red, White and Screwed (2006 TV Special)

TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.9
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Lewis Black, 'America's foremost commentator on everything,' delivers his comical insights into everything from the State of the Union to Dick Cheney's aim in this stand-up special.

Director: Paul Miller | Stars: Lewis Black, Joe Grifasi

Votes: 1,059

39. Roseanne (1988–1997)
Episode: April Fool's Day (1990)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.9
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The countdown to the deadline for filing their tax returns finds Dan and Roseanne running around in circles trying to get it done in time.

Director: John Pasquin | Stars: Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Michael Fishman

Votes: 94

40. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Deadly Ambition (2013)

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

7.9
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After Amanda kills the father of her pregnant sister's child after what she believes is an attack, SVU discovers that Amanda was just a pawn in the sister's sinister plot to get rid of him and become rich.

Director: Jim McKay | Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Danny Pino, Kelli Giddish, Richard Belzer

Votes: 199

41. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Deep Vote (2001)

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

7.9
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Jack tries to prove that a state senator and a mobster conspired to kill a journalist investigating voting irregularities. But connecting the dots is difficult without cooperation from the journalist's confidential source.

Director: Jace Alexander | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 74

42. Moonlighting (1985–1989)
Episode: Lunar Eclipse (1989)

48 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Agnes proposes to Herbert and he agrees, although he has some misgivings. Annie's husband, Mark, turns up and throws a spanner in David's life. He hires a detective to follow Annie. David conspires to make Annie to return to her husband.

Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Cybill Shepherd, Bruce Willis, Allyce Beasley, Curtis Armstrong

Votes: 63

43. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Pursuit (2011)

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

7.9
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A journalist who hosts a program that exposes predators gets a disturbing package from a stalker, but it may also help her find the person who kidnapped her sister 25 years ago, with the help of detective Benson and Sonya Paxton.

Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Ice-T

Votes: 154

44. Early Edition (1996–2000)
Episode: The Wall: Part 1 (1997)

PG | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.9
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The discovery of an envelope hidden in a wall, left there by Lucius Snow, coincides with a visit of the U.S. President to Chicago. Gary uncovers an assassination plot is in the works, and ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Dinner | Stars: Kyle Chandler, Shanesia Davis, Fisher Stevens, Josef Sommer

Votes: 39

45. The Equalizer (1985–1989)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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A retired intelligence agent turned private detective helps various threatened clients to equalize the odds.

Stars: Edward Woodward, Keith Szarabajka, Robert Lansing, Mark Margolis

Votes: 3,014

46. Midnight Caller (1988–1991)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Jack Killian is an ex-cop in San Francisco. He quit the police force after accidentally shooting his partner. He was approached by Devon King, the manager of a local radio station, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Gary Cole, Dennis Dun, Arthur Taxier, Mykelti Williamson

Votes: 831

47. A Midsummer Night's Dream (2014)

Comedy

7.8
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The play presents love in all its glory, warts and all: Love at first sight, innocent love, love twisted by the mind... See full synopsis »

Director: Julie Taymor | Stars: Kathryn Hunter, David Harewood, Tina Benko, Max Casella

Votes: 72

48. WIOU (1990–1991)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Nightime soap opera. The TV network sends Hank Zaret to be news director of station WNDY (know as WIOU to the staff). The news co-anchors are Neal Frazier and Kelby Robinson. Eddie Bock is ... See full summary »

Stars: John Shea, Helen Shaver, Harris Yulin, Phil Morris

Votes: 20

49. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Penetration (2010)

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

7.8
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FBI agent Dana Lewis is the victim of a sexual assault, but Benson and Stabler's investigation could compromise her undercover operation involving a right-wing militia group.

Director: Peter Leto | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Ice-T

Votes: 167

50. Elementary (2012– )
Episode: Rip Off (2014)

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

7.8
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Sherlock and Kitty investigate after a man's severed hand is found in the street; Gregson gets in trouble with the brass and his daughter when he punches another cop; Sherlock discovers a manuscript that Watson has written about his cases.

Director: John Polson | Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Jon Michael Hill, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 452