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1. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a new elite squad of NYPD detectives who investigate sexually related crimes.
2. Law & Order (1990–2010)
TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
3. Coming to America (1988)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Romance
An African prince goes to Queens, New York City to find a wife whom he can respect for her intelligence and will.
4. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The third "Law and Order" series involves the criminal justice system from the criminal's point of view.
5. Nine 1/2 Weeks (1986)
R | 117 min | Drama, Romance
A woman gets involved in an impersonal affair with a man. She barely knows about his life, only about the sex games they play, so the relationship begins to get complicated.
6. Manhattan (1979)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.
7. Moonstruck (1987)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Loretta Castorini, a book keeper from Brooklyn, New York, finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she agreed to marry (the best friend of her late husband who died seven years previously).
8. North (1994)
PG | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Sick of the neglect he receives from his mom and dad, a young boy leaves home and travels the world in search of new parents.
10. Arthur (1981)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
Arthur is a happy drunk with no pretensions at any ambition. He is also the heir to a vast fortune which he is told will only be his if he marries Susan. He does not love Susan, but she ... See full summary »
13. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
"ABC Afterschool Specials" was the umbrella show name for various educational shows that were shown in the afternoon, occasionally. Each episode was produced by a separate company.
14. New York Stories (1989)
PG | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A middle-aged artist obsessed with his pretty young assistant, a precocious 12 year old living in a hotel, and a neurotic lawyer with a possessive mother make up three Gotham tales.
Writers: Richard Price, Woody Allen, Francis Ford Coppola, Sofia Coppola | Directors: Woody Allen, Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese | Stars: Woody Allen, Nick Nolte, Rosanna Arquette, Marvin Chatinover
15. Mr. Jealousy (1997)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Romance
Lester is an occasional substitute teacher and he's very jealous. He is jealous about the last boyfriend of Lester's slightly wacky current partner Ramona - arrogant best-selling author ... See full summary »
16. I.Q. (1994)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
Albert Einstein helps a young man who's in love with Einstein's niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist.
17. Stardust Memories (1980)
PG | 89 min | Comedy, Drama
While attending a retrospect of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films.
18. The Butcher's Wife (1991)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A clairvoyant thinks she's met her husband to be because she's seen him in her dreams. They marry quickly, and return to the husband's ("the butcher"), home in the city. She has a big ... See full summary »
20. The Job (2001–2002)
30 min | Comedy, Crime
New York detective Mike McNeil is well-known for his unconventional approach of fighting crime. But it also takes a toll in his personal life complicated by his wife and girlfriend on the side.
21. The Associate (1996)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy
A comedy about making it on Wall Street. Prejudices are hard to break and Laurel Ayres quickly learns that in order for people to take her seriously she has to work for an older white man or be one.
22. Dummy (2002)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An ex-office worker becomes a ventriloquist, leading to a date with his unemployment counselor; but his quirky family and a gauche female friend may thwart his new career and love life.
23. Betsy's Wedding (1990)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Romance
Offbeat fashion student Betsy Hopper and her strait-laced investment-banker fiancé, Jake Lovell, just want an intimate little wedding reception, but Betsy's father, Eddie, a Long Island ... See full summary »
27. Honky Tonk Freeway (1981)
PG | 107 min | Action, Comedy
Ticlaw, a small town in Florida, has only one attraction: a safari park. The government constructs a freeway that passes near Ticlaw, but decides not to put an exit into the town. The ... See full summary »
29. Fear, Anxiety & Depression (1989)
R | 85 min | Comedy
Ira is a nervous playwright waiting and hoping to succeed with his art, which he takes it very seriously. But following his dreams and ambitions isn't something easy to do, specially when ... See full summary »
33. Kojak: Ariana (1989 TV Movie)
120 min | Crime, Drama
One of Kojak's old enemies uses Ariana, a young Greek girl, as bait to trap the legendary New York detective. Meanwhile, Kojak finds himself a brash young associate.
34. Used People (1992)
PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
At her husband's funeral, Pearl (Shirley Maclean), Jewish mother of two divorced and antagonistic daughters, meets an old Italian friend (Marcello Mastroianni) of her husband, whose advice ... See full summary »
35. Off Beat (1986)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Joe Gower's job is skating through library shelves, fetching books. A police officer/friend of his is chosen to participate in a charity dance performance. Gower agrees to take his place in... See full summary »
36. The New Tenants (2009)
TV-14 | 20 min | Short, Drama
A prying neighbor, a glassy-eyed drug dealer, and a husband brandishing both a weapon and a vendetta make up the welcome wagon. Set amidst the as-yet-unopened boxes and the hopes for a ... See full summary »
37. Clinton and Nadine (1988 TV Movie)
110 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Andy Garcia plays Clinton, who is eager to find his brother's murderer. To do so, he enlists the aid of Nadine, an expensive call girl. Clinton and Nadine get sucked into a plot to smuggle guns to the Contra forces in Nicaragua.
39. Willie & Phil (1980)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Remake of Jules et Jim following the experiences over a decade of two friends who fall in love with the same woman, enjoyably satirising the 70's through the search by the three ... See full summary »
41. Apology (1986 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 93 min | Thriller
For her newest sculpture artist Lily has an unusual idea: During the exhibit she wants to play anonymous apologies. She sets up an answering machine on a special phone line and publicly ... See full summary »
45. When the Evening Comes (2009)
Charlie Corrado is pushing forty and still lives with his grandparents, Martin and Marion Corrado. Although he feels safe in the environment they have created for him, he spends his days and nights longing for something more out of life.
46. Old Days (2008)
23 min | Short
A coming-of-age dramedy about a 74-year-old woman who reluctantly enters a retirement community and struggles to find her niche within the eccentric residents' social hierarchy.
48. Lover Man (1986)
19 min | Short, Drama
LOVER MAN tells the story of a bargirl in a brothel who believes her roommate Linda has stumbled upon true love with a customer who frequents the bar but never sleeps with any of the girls.... See full summary »
In the Life (1992– )
A New Look
TV-PG | Documentary
In this episode, the show's stories take you to church, into the kitchen, back to the 1950's and into the world of plastic surgery and body corrections, both traditional and on the black ... See full summary »
The Equalizer (1985–1989)
47 min | Action, Crime, Drama
McCall is called by the tenants of an apartment building who are terrorized so that they would move out. They believe that the owner a wealthy man is doing this so he can tear down the ... See full summary »