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1. The Sopranos (1999–2007)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama

9.3
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Modern day morality tale about New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano, as he deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life.

Creator: David Chase | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

2. Oz (1997–2003)

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

8.9
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A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants.

Stars: Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen, Dean Winters

3. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Episode: Army of One (2001)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama

8.9
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Ralphie issues his final decision on the fate of Jackie Jr., and Anthony faces military school after getting expelled.

Creator: David Chase | Director: John Patterson | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

4. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Episode: Kennedy and Heidi (2007)

TV-MA | 51 min | Crime, Drama

8.9
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Tony travels to Las Vegas.

Creator: David Chase | Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

5. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Episode: Marco Polo (2004)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama

8.9
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An uncomfortable party leads Tony and Carmela to a partial reconciliation, while cousin Tony gets an offer he decides not to refuse.

Creator: David Chase | Director: John Patterson | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

6. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Episode: Members Only (2006)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama

8.9
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Gene Pontecorvo makes a final break from the mob life, while Junior's paranoid delusions could be the end of Tony.

Creator: David Chase | Director: Timothy Van Patten | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

7. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Episode: Where's Johnny? (2004)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama

8.9
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With Carmine's passing and Feech's arrival, turf wars are breaking out around New Jersey. Junior's health, meanwhile, starts to decline.

Creator: David Chase | Director: John Patterson | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

8. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Episode: All Happy Families (2004)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama

8.8
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Feech makes a pain of himself by trying to return to his past glory. Carmela tries to work with Anthony's teacher to rein in the out-of-control son.

Creator: David Chase | Director: Rodrigo García | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

9. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Episode: Remember When (2007)

TV-MA | 56 min | Crime, Drama

8.8
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Paulie shows up at Tony's house to tell him he's learned the Feds are looking into a murder case from the early 1980s. In fact it was Tony's first killing where he made his 'bones'. Tony ... See full summary »

Creator: David Chase | Director: Phil Abraham | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

10. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Episode: Two Tonys (2004)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama

8.8
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Some of the old guard return from prison and want to get back in the action. Chris and Paulie are at each other's throats over matters of money and respect, and Tony decides to tell Dr. Melfi what's really on his mind.

Creator: David Chase | Director: Timothy Van Patten | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

11. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Episode: Walk Like a Man (2007)

TV-MA | 54 min | Crime, Drama

8.8
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Christopher and Paulie are making a lot of money off selling stolen tools through Christopher's father-in-law, Al Lombardo. When some of Paulie's guys break into Al's store to take some of ... See full summary »

Creator: David Chase | Director: Terence Winter | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

12. John Adams (2008 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | 501 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.7
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The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years.

Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, John Dossett, Stephen Dillane

13. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Episode: Big Girls Don't Cry (2000)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Paulie and Silvio get promoted, Furio gets welcomed, Pussy gets pushed aside, and Chris gets frustrated with his Hollywood aspirations.

Creator: David Chase | Director: Timothy Van Patten | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

14. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Episode: College (1999)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama

8.7
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While visiting colleges with Meadow, Tony spots a snitch. Carmela, meanwhile, discovers something about Dr. Melfi.

Creator: David Chase | Director: Allen Coulter | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

15. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Episode: In Camelot (2004)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Tony learns about his father through the man's mistress, while Chris' friend learns that there are habits more harmful to your health than heroin.

Creator: David Chase | Director: Steve Buscemi | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

16. Angels in America (2003– )
Episode: Part 2 Perestroika (2003)

TV-MA | 64 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.7
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A fight with Joe leaves Louis badly scarred; Roy plays a final practical joke on Ethel; Prior wrestles the Angel and then addresses a review board in Heaven; Harper heads out West; Prior, ... See full summary »

Writer: Tony Kushner | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Emma Thompson, Mary-Louise Parker

17. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Episode: Pilot (1999)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama

8.7
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A mobster passes out at a family barbecue and seeks therapy to understand why.

Creator: David Chase | Director: David Chase | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

18. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Episode: The Blue Comet (2007)

TV-MA | 49 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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The Beginning of the End. Phil finally puts the hits on the Soprano clan and Tony puts a hit on Phil which results in mistaken identity making everyone think its safe when its not and it ... See full summary »

Creator: David Chase | Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

19. Léon: The Professional (1994)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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64 Metascore

Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.

Writer: Luc Besson | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aiello

20. The Naked Brothers Band (2007– )
Episode: Fishin' for Love (2007)

Comedy, Family, Musical

8.6
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The Naked Brothers Band go to the beach, where Alex tries to break a world record, Thomas and David hang out with girls, and Nat and Roselina remember a Chicago tour 2 years ago.

Writer: Polly Draper | Director: Polly Draper | Stars: Nat Wolff, Alex Wolff, Allie DiMeco, Jesse Draper

21. Angels in America (2003– )
Episode: Part 1 Millennium Approaches (2003)

TV-MA | 66 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.6
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Louis abandons a hospitalized Prior; Joe and Roy confide in each other over drinks. Later, Prior hears voices from his hospital bed while Louis solicits sex from strangers, and Joe makes a drunken confession to his mother.

Writer: Tony Kushner | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Emma Thompson, Mary-Louise Parker

22. John Adams (2008– )
Episode: Join or Die (2008)

TV-14 | 71 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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Firebrand Sam Adams tries to dissuade cousin John from defending redcoats in the Boston Massacre, but later John changes his mind and joins the revolutionary cause.

Writers: Kirk Ellis, David McCullough | Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Danny Huston, John Bedford Lloyd

23. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

R | 180 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

8.3
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75 Metascore

Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.

Writers: Terence Winter, Jordan Belfort | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey

24. Angels in America (2003 TV Mini-Series)

TV-MA | 352 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.3
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Playwright Tony Kushner adapts his political epic about the AIDS crisis during the mid-eighties, around a group of separate but connected individuals.

Stars: Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Emma Thompson, Mary-Louise Parker

25. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Double Down (1997)

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

8.3
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Lawyers make a deal with a suspected cop killer in order to find a kidnapping victim. However, the DA's office wants to renege on the deal after the victim is found dead, and detectives suspect that he knew the victim was dead all along.

Creator: Dick Wolf | Director: Arthur W. Forney | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Benjamin Bratt, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

26. Gotham (2014– )

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

8.2
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The story behind Commissioner James Gordon's rise to prominence in Gotham City in the years before Batman's arrival.

Stars: Ben McKenzie, Jada Pinkett Smith, Donal Logue, Camren Bicondova

27. A Beautiful Mind (2001)

PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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72 Metascore

After a brilliant but asocial mathematician accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

Writers: Akiva Goldsman, Sylvia Nasar | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer

28. Oz (1997–2003)
Episode: Impotence (2002)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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In the Season Five finale, Robson goes to extremes to remedy his gum dilemma, Meanwhile, McManus struggles with personal turmoil over his decision to stay at Oz and Rebadow deals with his grandson's fate.

Creator: Tom Fontana | Director: Alex Zakrzewski | Stars: Kirk Acevedo, Ernie Hudson, Terry Kinney, Rita Moreno

29. Gotham (2014– )
Episode: Selina Kyle (2014)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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Someone is kidnapping homeless kids. One of them is a young girl named Selina Kyle. Meanwhile, Oswald Cobblepot goes off the grid.

Creator: Bruno Heller | Director: Danny Cannon | Stars: Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, David Mazouz, Zabryna Guevara

30. 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

31. The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

8.1
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85 Metascore

Jason Bourne dodges a ruthless CIA official and his agents from a new assassination program while searching for the origins of his life as a trained killer.

Writers: Tony Gilroy, Scott Z. Burns, George Nolfi, Robert Ludlum | Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: Matt Damon, Édgar Ramírez, Joan Allen, Julia Stiles

32. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Serendipity (2003)

TV-14 | 41 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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After finding a dead baby in a plastic bag in the sewer, the detectives find the mother, also dead, in her nearby apartment. After talking to her doctor the detectives discover that the ... See full summary »

Creator: Dick Wolf | Director: Constantine Makris | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Diane Neal

33. Do the Right Thing (1989)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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91 Metascore

On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.

Writer: Spike Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson

34. The Naked Brothers Band (2007– )
Episode: Alex's Clothing Line (2007)

Comedy, Family, Musical

7.9
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Alex tries a new look, but everyone wants to dress just like him. Meanwhile, Jessie tutors David, Thomas, and Qaasim, which gets in the way of recording the song Beautiful Eyes.

Writer: Polly Draper | Director: Melanie Mayron | Stars: Nat Wolff, Alex Wolff, Thomas Batuello, Allie DiMeco

35. In America (2002)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

A family of Irish immigrants adjust to life on the mean streets of Hell's Kitchen while also grieving the death of a child.

Writers: Jim Sheridan, Naomi Sheridan, Kirsten Sheridan | Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Paddy Considine, Samantha Morton, Djimon Hounsou, Sarah Bolger

36. 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

37. Malcolm X (1992)

PG-13 | 202 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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72 Metascore

Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam.

Writers: Alex Haley, Malcolm X, Arnold Perl, Spike Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee

38. You Can Count on Me (2000)

R | 111 min | Drama

7.7
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85 Metascore

A single mother's life is thrown into turmoil after her struggling, rarely-seen younger brother returns to town.

Writer: Kenneth Lonergan | Director: Kenneth Lonergan | Stars: Laura Linney, Matthew Broderick, Mark Ruffalo, Rory Culkin

39. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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75 Metascore

An estranged family of former child prodigies reunites when their father announces he is terminally ill.

Writers: Wes Anderson, Owen Wilson | Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Gene Hackman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Anjelica Huston, Ben Stiller

40. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Episode: Whoever Did This (2002)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Ralph's callous behavior finally steps over the line, while Chris gets deeper into his heroin habit.

Creator: David Chase | Director: Timothy Van Patten | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

41. Sleepers (1996)

R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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49 Metascore

After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized; over 10 years later, they get their chance for revenge.

Writers: Lorenzo Carcaterra, Barry Levinson | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt, Jason Patric

42. Sex and the City (1998–2004)
Episode: One (2003)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Romance

7.5
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When Carrie follows Charlotte to a performance by a woman in Chelsea who speaks nor eats, she meets there famous painter and sculptor Aleksandr Petrovsky, who is interested by her cavalier ... See full summary »

Creator: Darren Star | Director: David Frankel | Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon

43. The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)

R | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.4
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68 Metascore

A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective.

Writers: Derek Cianfrance, Ben Coccio, Darius Marder | Director: Derek Cianfrance | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes, Craig Van Hook

44. The Next Three Days (2010)

PG-13 | 133 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.4
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52 Metascore

A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder.

Writers: Paul Haggis, Fred Cavayé, Guillaume Lemans | Director: Paul Haggis | Stars: Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks, Liam Neeson, Michael Buie

45. Synecdoche, New York (2008)

R | 124 min | Drama

7.4
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67 Metascore

A theatre director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he creates a life-size replica of New York City inside a warehouse as part of his new play.

Writer: Charlie Kaufman | Director: Charlie Kaufman | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams, Catherine Keener

46. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Nurture (1994)

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

7.4
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Stone is reluctantly forced to pursue criminal charges against a woman who kidnapped a young girl and took her away from an abusive foster home, even though he thinks she should receive psychiatric care instead.

Creator: Dick Wolf | Director: Jace Alexander | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Chris Noth, S. Epatha Merkerson, Michael Moriarty

47. Michael Clayton (2007)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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82 Metascore

A law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.

Writer: Tony Gilroy | Director: Tony Gilroy | Stars: George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson, Michael O'Keefe

48. Seabiscuit (2003)

PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.3
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72 Metascore

True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.

Writers: Laura Hillenbrand, Gary Ross | Director: Gary Ross | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Elizabeth Banks, Chris Cooper

49. The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)

PG | 111 min | Comedy

7.3
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53 Metascore

A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.

Writers: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Sam Raimi | Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Tim Robbins, Paul Newman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Charles Durning

50. The Believer (2001)

R | 102 min | Drama

7.3
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75 Metascore

A young Jewish man develops a fiercely anti-Semitic philosophy. Based on the factual story of a K.K.K. member in the 1960s who was revealed to be Jewish by a New York Times reporter.

Writers: Henry Bean, Mark Jacobson | Director: Henry Bean | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Summer Phoenix, Peter Meadows, Garret Dillahunt