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1. Coming to America (1988)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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48 Metascore

An African prince goes to Queens, New York City to find a wife whom he can respect for her intelligence and will.

Writers: Eddie Murphy, David Sheffield, Barry W. Blaustein | Director: John Landis | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, John Amos

Votes: 98,742

2. Manhattan (1979)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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82 Metascore

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.

Writers: Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Mariel Hemingway, Michael Murphy

Votes: 89,519

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

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

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: 42,262

4. Moonstruck (1987)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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83 Metascore

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).

Writer: John Patrick Shanley | Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Cher, Nicolas Cage, Olympia Dukakis, Danny Aiello

Votes: 30,283

5. The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)

PG | 82 min | Comedy, Romance

7.7
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75 Metascore

In 1930s New Jersey, a movie character walks off the screen and into the real world.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello, Irving Metzman

Votes: 30,075

6. Nine 1/2 Weeks (1986)

R | 117 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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50 Metascore

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.

Writers: Sarah Kernochan, Zalman King, Patricia Louisianna Knop, Elizabeth McNeill | Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Kim Basinger, Margaret Whitton, David Margulies

Votes: 25,016

7. 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

Votes: 21,437

8. Arthur (1981)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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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 »

Writer: Steve Gordon | Director: Steve Gordon | Stars: Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli, John Gielgud, Geraldine Fitzgerald

Votes: 19,410

9. I.Q. (1994)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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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.

Writers: Andy Breckman, Michael Leeson | Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, Walter Matthau, Lou Jacobi

Votes: 18,048

10. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)

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

7.3
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The third "Law and Order" series involves the criminal justice system from the criminal's point of view.

Stars: Kathryn Erbe, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jamey Sheridan, Courtney B. Vance

Votes: 15,295

11. Stardust Memories (1980)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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While attending a retrospect of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Charlotte Rampling, Jessica Harper, Marie-Christine Barrault

Votes: 13,812

12. New York Stories (1989)

PG | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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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 stories.

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

Votes: 11,946

13. License to Drive (1988)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy

6.2
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A teen decides to go for a night on the town with his friends despite flunking his driver's test.

Writer: Neil Tolkin | Director: Greg Beeman | Stars: Corey Haim, Corey Feldman, Carol Kane, Richard Masur

Votes: 11,357

14. North (1994)

PG | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

4.4
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Eleven-year-old North has had it with his parents. They are always busy with their careers and don't give North the attention he needs, so he files a lawsuit against them. The judge rules ... See full summary »

Writers: Alan Zweibel, Andrew Scheinman | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Elijah Wood, Bruce Willis, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Votes: 10,343

15. Trick (1999)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

7.2
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The misadventures of two young gay men, trying to find a place to be alone, one night in Manhattan.

Writer: Jason Schafer | Director: Jim Fall | Stars: Christian Campbell, John Paul Pitoc, Tori Spelling, Brad Beyer

Votes: 6,141

16. The Associate (1996)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy

6.0
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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.

Writers: Jenaro Prieto, Jean-Claude Carrière, René Gainville, Nick Thiel | Director: Donald Petrie | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Dianne Wiest, Eli Wallach, Tim Daly

Votes: 5,399

17. Dummy (2002)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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48 Metascore

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.

Writer: Greg Pritikin | Director: Greg Pritikin | Stars: Adrien Brody, Milla Jovovich, Illeana Douglas, Vera Farmiga

Votes: 5,344

18. The Butcher's Wife (1991)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.2
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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 »

Writers: Ezra Litwak, Marjorie Schwartz | Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Demi Moore, Jeff Daniels, George Dzundza, Mary Steenburgen

Votes: 4,911

19. Noise (II) (2007)

92 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.2
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55 Metascore

A man who is being driven crazy by the noise in New York City decides to take vigilante action against it.

Writer: Henry Bean | Director: Henry Bean | Stars: Tim Robbins, William Hurt, Bridget Moynahan, Margarita Levieva

Votes: 3,623

20. Betsy's Wedding (1990)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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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 »

Writer: Alan Alda | Director: Alan Alda | Stars: Alan Alda, Molly Ringwald, Joey Bishop, Madeline Kahn

Votes: 2,620

21. The Equalizer (1985–1989)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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A retired intelligence agent turned private detective helps various threatened clients to equalize the odds.

Creators: Richard Lindheim, Michael Sloan | Stars: Edward Woodward, Keith Szarabajka, Robert Lansing, Mark Margolis

Votes: 2,419

22. Puccini for Beginners (2006)

82 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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54 Metascore

A recently-singled New York writer finds herself in two surprising and complicated relationships.

Writer: Maria Maggenti | Director: Maria Maggenti | Stars: Ken Barnett, Julianne Nicholson, Brian Letscher, Elizabeth Reaser

Votes: 1,920

23. The Job (2001–2002)

30 min | Comedy, Crime

8.5
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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.

Creators: Denis Leary, Peter Tolan | Stars: Denis Leary, Lenny Clarke, Diane Farr, Bill Nunn

Votes: 1,376

24. Mr. Jealousy (1997)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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61 Metascore

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 »

Writer: Noah Baumbach | Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Eric Stoltz, Annabella Sciorra, Chris Eigeman, Carlos Jacott

Votes: 1,351

25. Next Stop, Greenwich Village (1976)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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An aspiring Jewish actor moves out of his parents' Brooklyn apartment to seek his fortune in the bohemian life of Greenwich Village in 1953. He struggles to come to terms with his feelings ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Mazursky | Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Lenny Baker, Shelley Winters, Ellen Greene, Lois Smith

Votes: 1,309

26. Used People (1992)

PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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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 »

Writer: Todd Graff | Director: Beeban Kidron | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Marcello Mastroianni

Votes: 1,092

27. I Am Divine (2013)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

7.7
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70 Metascore

How Divine, aka Harris Glenn Milstead, became John Waters' cinematic muse and an international drag icon.

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Divine, Michael Musto, Mark Payne, Greg Gorman

Votes: 1,022

28. Identity Crisis (1989)

R | 90 min | Comedy

1.7
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A rapper finds himself possessed by the soul of a dead fashion designer; frequently switching personalities.

Writer: Mario Van Peebles | Director: Melvin Van Peebles | Stars: Mario Van Peebles, Glenn Athaide, Rick Aviles, Richard Bassett

Votes: 1,018

29. The New Tenants (2009)

TV-14 | 20 min | Short, Drama

7.0
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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 »

Writers: Anders Thomas Jensen, David Rakoff | Director: Joachim Back | Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Kevin Corrigan, Liane Balaban, Jamie Harrold

Votes: 783

30. Off Beat (1986)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

4.9
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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 »

Writers: Dezsö Magyar, Mark Medoff | Director: Michael Dinner | Stars: Judge Reinhold, Meg Tilly, Cleavant Derricks, Joe Mantegna

Votes: 669

31. Honky Tonk Freeway (1981)

PG | 107 min | Action, Comedy

5.0
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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 »

Writer: Edward Clinton | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: David Rasche, Paul Jabara, Howard Hesseman, Teri Garr

Votes: 654

32. Fever (1999)

R | 92 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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62 Metascore

A struggling artist (Parker) is implicated in a string of macabre murders.

Writer: Alex Winter | Director: Alex Winter | Stars: Henry Thomas, David O'Hara, Teri Hatcher, Bill Duke

Votes: 556

33. Clinton and Nadine (1988 TV Movie)

110 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

4.9
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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.

Writer: Robert Foster | Director: Jerry Schatzberg | Stars: Andy Garcia, Ellen Barkin, Morgan Freeman, Michael Lombard

Votes: 510

34. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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"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.

Creator: Guy Fraumeni | Stars: Lance Kerwin, Samaria Graham, Mara Hobel, Alexa Kenin

Votes: 437

35. Fear, Anxiety & Depression (1989)

R | 85 min | Comedy

6.3
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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 »

Writer: Todd Solondz | Director: Todd Solondz | Stars: Todd Solondz, Max Cantor, Alexandra Gersten, Jane Hamper

Votes: 406

36. The Lawnmower Man (1987)

12 min | Short, Horror

4.3
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A man hires a one man lawn care service who turns out to be a dangerous religious psycho.

Writers: Michael De Luca, Stephen King | Director: James Gonis | Stars: Andy Clark, Helen Hanft, E.D. Phillips, Neil Schimmer

Votes: 375

37. Willie & Phil (1980)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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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 »

Writer: Paul Mazursky | Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Michael Ontkean, Margot Kidder, Ray Sharkey, Jan Miner

Votes: 309

38. Beautiful Darling (2010)

85 min | Documentary

7.4
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69 Metascore

A documentary on Candy Darling, The Life and Times of the Andy Warhol Superstar.

Writer: James Rasin | Director: James Rasin | Stars: Candy Darling, Andy Warhol, Holly Woodlawn, Fran Lebowitz

Votes: 277

39. Apology (1986 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 93 min | Thriller

5.7
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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 »

Writer: Mark Medoff | Director: Robert Bierman | Stars: Lesley Ann Warren, Peter Weller, George Loros, John Glover

Votes: 219

40. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Noncompliance (2000)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A patient rights controversy come to light when a schizophrenic man refuses to take his medication and becomes a suspect in the stabbing death of psychiatric doctoral student.

Creator: Dick Wolf | Director: Elodie Keene | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Stephanie March

Votes: 131

41. Mathnet (1987–1992)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

8.2
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Creators: David D. Connell, Jim Thurman | Stars: Joe Howard, Beverly Leech, Bari K. Willerford, Toni Di Buono

Votes: 126

42. Love, Sidney (1981–1983)

30 min | Comedy

6.6
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A middle-aged gay artist shares his New York apartment with a single mother and her little girl.

Stars: Tony Randall, Swoosie Kurtz, Kaleena Kiff, Chip Zien

Votes: 107

43. Kojak: Ariana (1989 TV Movie)

120 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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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.

Creator: Abby Mann | Director: Paul Krasny | Stars: Telly Savalas, Andre Braugher, Shari Headley, Joe Grifasi

Votes: 103

44. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)
Episode: Yesterday (2002)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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When the highly mummified remains of a woman long dead are discovered washed up along the Bronx River, Goren and Eames find that this cold case is an unsolved homicide investigated years ago by James Deakins, the man now their captain.

Creators: Dick Wolf, Rene Balcer | Director: Jean de Segonzac | Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Kathryn Erbe, Jamey Sheridan, Courtney B. Vance

Votes: 85

45. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Who Let the Dogs Out? (2001)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A jogger is mauled to death by a pit bull, and detectives discover that the dog's original owner may have tortured it and trained it to be a killer.

Creator: Dick Wolf | Director: Don Scardino | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 78

46. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Denial (1997)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Bloody sheets and an apparently stolen credit card lead Briscoe and Curtis to a pair of college age lovers who present McCoy and Ross with a united front of denial that one of them killed their newborn son and disposed of the body.

Creator: Dick Wolf | Director: Christopher Misiano | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Benjamin Bratt, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 59

47. In the Life (1992– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

5.9
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Stars: Harvey Fierstein, Katherine Linton, Michael Billy, Bill Brochtrup

Votes: 28

48. The Equalizer (1985–1989)
Episode: Back Home (1985)

47 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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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 »

Creators: Michael Sloan, Richard Lindheim | Director: Alan Metzger | Stars: Edward Woodward, Frank Converse, Charles Hallahan, Anne Pitoniak

Votes: 25

49. The Job (2001–2002)
Episode: Gina (2002)

22 min | Comedy, Crime

8.5
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Creators: Denis Leary, Peter Tolan | Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: Denis Leary, Lenny Clarke, Diane Farr, Adam Ferrara

Votes: 25

50. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)
Episode: Summer Switch (1984)

46 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

3.3
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Father and son magically switch personalities with comical results.

Writers: Bruce Harmon, Mary Rodgers | Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Robert Klein, Scott Schwartz, Margo Skinner, Anna Maria Horsford

Votes: 23