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1. True Blood (2008– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

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Telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse encounters a strange new supernatural world when she meets the mysterious Bill, a southern Louisiana gentleman and vampire.

Creator: Alan Ball | Stars: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten

2. Full Metal Jacket (1987)

R | 116 min | Drama, War

8.4
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78 Metascore

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

Writers: Gustav Hasford, Stanley Kubrick, Michael Herr | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Baldwin

3. Moneyball (2011)

PG-13 | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.6
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87 Metascore

Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.

Writers: Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin, Stan Chervin, Michael Lewis | Director: Bennett Miller | Stars: Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman

4. The Sandlot (1993)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.8
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Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. The neighborhood baseball guru Rodriquez takes Smalls under his wing, and soon he's ... See full summary »

Writers: David M. Evans, Robert Gunter | Director: David M. Evans | Stars: Tom Guiry, Mike Vitar, Patrick Renna, Chauncey Leopardi

5. The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)

PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.4
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59 Metascore

A research team is sent to the Jurassic Park Site B island to study the dinosaurs there while another team approaches with another agenda.

Writers: Michael Crichton, David Koepp | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Pete Postlethwaite, Vince Vaughn

6. Natural Born Killers (1994)

R | 118 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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74 Metascore

Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.

Writers: Quentin Tarantino, David Veloz, Richard Rutowski, Oliver Stone | Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Juliette Lewis, Tom Sizemore, Rodney Dangerfield

7. The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.1
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47 Metascore

A romantic drama about a Chicago librarian with a gene that causes him to involuntarily time travel, and the complications it creates for his marriage.

Writers: Bruce Joel Rubin, Audrey Niffenegger | Director: Robert Schwentke | Stars: Eric Bana, Rachel McAdams, Ron Livingston, Michelle Nolden

8. To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy

6.3
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Three drag queens travel cross-country until their car breaks down, leaving them stranded in a small town.

Writer: Douglas Carter Beane | Director: Beeban Kidron | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, John Leguizamo, Stockard Channing

9. The Incredible Hulk (1978–1982)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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A fugitive scientist has the curse of becoming a powerful green monster under extreme emotional stress.

Stars: Bill Bixby, Lou Ferrigno, Jack Colvin, Gerald McRaney

10. Medium (2005–2011)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Suburban mom Alison Dubois attempts to balance family life with solving mysteries using her special gift. The dead send her visions of their deaths or other crimes while she sleeps.

Creator: Glenn Gordon Caron | Stars: Patricia Arquette, Miguel Sandoval, Jake Weber, Sofia Vassilieva

11. Awake (2007)

R | 84 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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33 Metascore

The story focuses on a man who suffers "anesthetic awareness" and finds himself awake and aware, but paralyzed, during heart surgery. His mother must wrestle with her own demons as a turn of events unfolds around them, while trying to unfold the story hidden behind her son's young wife.

Writer: Joby Harold | Director: Joby Harold | Stars: Hayden Christensen, Jessica Alba, Terrence Howard, Lena Olin

12. Amistad (1997)

R | 155 min | Drama, History, Mystery

7.2
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63 Metascore

About a 1839 mutiny aboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the northeastern coast of America. Much of the story involves a court-room drama about the free man who led the revolt.

Writer: David Franzoni | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, Anthony Hopkins, Morgan Freeman

13. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)

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, Bruce Weitz, Taurean Blacque, Kiel Martin

14. Birth (2004)

R | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.0
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50 Metascore

A young boy attempts to convince a woman that he is her dead husband reborn.

Writers: Jean-Claude Carrière, Milo Addica, Jonathan Glazer | Director: Jonathan Glazer | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Cameron Bright, Lauren Bacall, Danny Huston

15. Rubicon (2010– )

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Will Travers is an analyst at a New York City-based federal intelligence agency who is thrown into a story where nothing is as it appears to be.

Creator: Jason Horwitch | Stars: James Badge Dale, Jessica Collins, Lauren Hodges, Dallas Roberts

16. Tequila Sunrise (1988)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Romance

5.9
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62 Metascore

Mac Mckussic is an unlikely drug dealer who wants to go straight. His old and best friend Nick Frescia is now a cop who is assigned to investigate and bring him to justice. Mac is very ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Towne | Director: Robert Towne | Stars: Mel Gibson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kurt Russell, Raul Julia

17. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

7.8
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A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist.

Creator: Rod Serling | Stars: Robin Ward, Charles Aidman, Richard Mulligan, William Atherton

18. The Day After (1983 TV Movie)

Unrated | 127 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.0
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A graphic, disturbing film about the effects of a devastating nuclear holocaust on small-town residents of eastern Kansas.

Writer: Edward Hume | Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Jason Robards, JoBeth Williams, Steve Guttenberg, John Cullum

19. I Know My First Name Is Steven (1989 TV Movie)

180 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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7-year old Steven Stayner is kidnapped a few days before Christmas by Kenneth Parnell. Under the belief that Parnell has been given legal custody of him, and that his family has moved away,... See full summary »

Writers: J.P. Miller, Cynthia Whitcomb, W.H. Echols II | Director: Larry Elikann | Stars: Cindy Pickett, John Ashton, Corin Nemec, Luke Edwards

20. A Map of the World (1999)

R | 125 min | Drama

6.6
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65 Metascore

A woman's life falls apart after she's blamed for an accident on her property.

Writers: Jane Hamilton, Peter Hedges, Polly Platt | Director: Scott Elliott | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Julianne Moore, Dara Perlmutter, David Strathairn

21. After MASH (1983–1984)

30 min | Comedy

5.8
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The Korean War has ended. Colonel Potter, Sergeant Klinger, and Father Mulcahy find themselves together once again, this time at a veteran's hospital.

Stars: Harry Morgan, Jamie Farr, William Christopher, Rosalind Chao

22. For the Boys (1991)

R | 138 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.2
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With the help of the singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard US-Entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II. Becoming a perfect team they tour from North ... See full summary »

Writers: Neal Jimenez, Lindy Laub, Marshall Brickman | Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: Bette Midler, James Caan, George Segal, Patrick O'Neal

23. Men Don't Leave (1990)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama

6.7
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A mother of two sons finds life considerably difficult on her own after the death of her beloved husband. Due to debt she must move them to Baltimore, and deal with the hardships and all ... See full summary »

Writers: Barbara Benedek, Paul Brickman, Moshé Mizrahi | Director: Paul Brickman | Stars: Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Arliss Howard, Joan Cusack

24. Tales of Erotica (1996)

R | Drama, Comedy

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24 Metascore

A series of erotic short films, all with similar unexpected endings.

Writers: Hetty Baynes, Jonathan Brett, Bob Rafelson, Ken Russell | Directors: Bob Rafelson, Ken Russell, Susan Seidelman, Melvin Van Peebles | Stars: Sharon Angela, Richard Barboza, Hetty Baynes, Charles Gerbel

25. Dandelion (2004)

R | 93 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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62 Metascore

In a small town of rolling fields and endless skies, isolated 16 year old Mason lives in a world where families exist in fragmented silence and love seems to have gone missing. Then Mason ... See full summary »

Writers: Mark Milgard, Robb Williamson, Richard Murphy | Director: Mark Milgard | Stars: Vincent Kartheiser, Taryn Manning, Arliss Howard, Mare Winningham

26. Sylvester (1985)

PG | 104 min | Drama, Family

6.1
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Charlie is a 16-year-old orphan struggling to raise her two younger brothers when she endeavors to train a wild horse she names Sylvester and turn him into an Olympic jumping champion.

Writer: Carol Sobieski | Director: Tim Hunter | Stars: Richard Farnsworth, Melissa Gilbert, Michael Schoeffling, Constance Towers

27. Ruby (1992)

R | 110 min | Drama

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An exploration of certain conspiracy theories surrounding the JFK assassination from Jack Ruby's perspective. Ruby owns a run-down strip club in Dallas, and does what he can for credibility... See full summary »

Writer: Stephen Davis | Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Danny Aiello, Sherilyn Fenn, Tobin Bell, Joe Cortese

28. Over/Under (2013 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 87 min | Drama

5.5
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Paul Keller (Steven Pasquale - "Rescue Me") is a hedge fund manager with a gambling problem who is fired after a bad deal costs his firm millions. Shut out of the job market, he and his ... See full summary »

Writer: Sheila Callaghan | Director: Bronwen Hughes | Stars: Steven Pasquale, Caroline Dhavernas, Anthony Carrigan, Sasha Sloan

29. Wilder Napalm (1993)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.5
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Wilder and Wallace are brothers and pyrokinetics. Ever since childhood they've been able to start fires with their minds but following a tragedy in which they accidentally killed a man, the... See full summary »

Writer: Vince Gilligan | Director: Glenn Gordon Caron | Stars: Debra Winger, Dennis Quaid, Arliss Howard, M. Emmet Walsh

30. CrissCross (1992)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama

5.6
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Set in 1969, a twelve-year-old grows up in Key West with his mother, who is paying the bills by stripping at the local topless bar. The boy finds out about her activities and tries to ... See full summary »

Writer: Scott Sommer | Director: Chris Menges | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Arliss Howard, James Gammon, David Arnott

31. The Missing Person (2009)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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57 Metascore

Private detective John Rosow is hired to tail a man on a train from Chicago to Los Angeles. Rosow gradually uncovers the man's identity as a missing person; one of the thousands presumed ... See full summary »

Writer: Noah Buschel | Director: Noah Buschel | Stars: Michael Shannon, Frank Wood, Amy Ryan, Linda Emond

32. Weapons (2007)

Crime, Drama

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Weapons presents a series of brutal, seemingly random youth-related killings over the course of a weekend in a typical small town in America,and tragically reveals how they are all interrelated.

Writer: Adam Bhala Lough | Director: Adam Bhala Lough | Stars: Nick Cannon, Paul Dano, Mark Webber, John Campo

33. Big Bad Love (2001)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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49 Metascore

Vietnam veteran Leon Barlow is struggling as a writer, and his personal life isn't much better. His unsympathetic ex-wife Marilyn doesn't approve of his visits with his two children, and he... See full summary »

Writers: Larry Brown, James Howard, Arliss Howard | Director: Arliss Howard | Stars: Arliss Howard, Debra Winger, Paul Le Mat, Rosanna Arquette

34. You Know My Name (1999 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Western

6.5
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Fact-based bio of early film director-producer, Bill Tilghman (Sam Elliott). Tighman was a real life cowboy, who rode with the Earps & faced down countless bad guys. When he turned to films... See full summary »

Writer: John Kent Harrison | Director: John Kent Harrison | Stars: Sam Elliott, Arliss Howard, Carolyn McCormick, James Gammon

35. Johns (1996)

R | 96 min | Drama

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It's the day before Christmas, the day before John's 21st birthday. He's a prostitute on Santa Monica Blvd in L.A., and he wants to spend that night and the next day at the posh Park Plaza ... See full summary »

Writer: Scott Silver | Director: Scott Silver | Stars: David Arquette, Lukas Haas, Tony Epper, John C. McGinley

36. Dawn Anna (2005 TV Movie)

88 min | Drama

7.0
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The true story of a single mom who overcomes many of life's obstacles.

Writers: Robert Munic, Arliss Howard, James Howard | Director: Arliss Howard | Stars: Debra Winger, Alex Van, Sam Howard, Stephen Warner

37. Old Man (1997 TV Movie)

PG | 98 min | Drama, History

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Writers: William Faulkner, Horton Foote | Director: John Kent Harrison | Stars: Jeanne Tripplehorn, Arliss Howard, Leo Burmester, Daro Latiolais

38. A Killer in the Family (1983 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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A father serving time for murder convinces his three teenage sons that his life is being threatened by fellow inmates and that they should break him out of jail. However, when his sons ... See full summary »

Writers: Sue Grafton, Steve Humphrey, Robert Aller | Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Robert Mitchum, James Spader, Lance Kerwin, Eric Stoltz

39. The Man Who Captured Eichmann (1996 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama, History, War

6.6
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The story of the 1960 hostile extraction of the Nazi war criminal, Adolf Eichmann, by the Mossad to Israeli justice.

Writers: Peter Z. Malkin, Harry Stein, Lionel Chetwynd | Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Robert Duvall, Arliss Howard, Jeffrey Tambor, Jack Laufer

40. Word of Honor (2003 TV Movie)

91 min | Drama

6.6
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Prompted by a just-published book that holds ex-lieutenant Ben Tyson accountable for a hushed-up massacre committed by his platoon in a Hue hospital 18 years before, the army recalls Tyson ... See full summary »

Writers: Nelson DeMille, Jacob Epstein, Leslie Greif, Jean-Yves Pitoun, Tom Topor | Director: Robert Markowitz | Stars: Don Johnson, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Sharon Lawrence, John Heard

41. The Ladies Club (1986)

R | 85 min | Drama

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A raped policewoman forms a vigilante group of various rape victims. They abduct and castrate men whom have committed repeated violations of women, and got away with it through legal technicalities.

Writers: Casey Bishop, Betty Black, Fran Lewis Ebeling, Paul Mason | Director: Janet Greek | Stars: Karen Austin, Diana Scarwid, Christine Belford, Bruce Davison

42. Plain Clothes (1987)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

6.4
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To prove his brother's innocence, undercover officer Nick enrolls in high school again, dealing with crushes, bullies, humiliations, popularity swings, and quirky teachers and staff to find the real murderer.

Writers: Scott Frank, Dan Vining | Director: Martha Coolidge | Stars: Arliss Howard, Suzy Amis, George Wendt, Diane Ladd

43. Hands of a Stranger (1987 TV Movie)

130 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.4
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A New York cop becomes obsessed with finding his wife's rapist.

Writers: Robert Daley, Arthur Kopit | Director: Larry Elikann | Stars: Armand Assante, Blair Brown, Beverly D'Angelo, Michael Lerner

44. The Infiltrator (1995 TV Movie)

R | 92 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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A freelancer reporter goes undercover and joins a Neo-Nazi hate group.

Writers: Yaron Svoray, Nick Taylor, Robert J. Avrech, Guy Andrews | Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Oliver Platt, Arliss Howard, Tony Haygarth, Michael Byrne

45. Till Death Us Do Part (1992 TV Movie)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama

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This is a true crime story based on the book of the same title by prosecuting attorney, Vincent Bugliosi. (Bugliosi is the L.A. prosecutor that put Charles Manson away.) On December 11, ... See full summary »

Writers: Vincent Bugliosi, Ken Hurwitz, Philip Rosenberg | Director: Yves Simoneau | Stars: Treat Williams, Arliss Howard, Rebecca Jenkins, J.E. Freeman

46. The Lightship (1985)

PG-13 | 89 min | Drama

6.3
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A trio of robbers, two brothers and their twisted genius leader, invade a lightship, but don't reckon on the crew fighting back.

Writers: Siegfried Lenz, William Mai, David Taylor | Director: Jerzy Skolimowski | Stars: Robert Duvall, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Tim Phillips, Arliss Howard

47. The Lesser Evil (1998)

R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller

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When four young boys decide to go over-board with dealing with two bullies, they believe they can get away with their crime. Years later, new evidence appears and the cops are back on the ... See full summary »

Writers: Jeremy Levine, Stephan Schultze | Director: David Mackay | Stars: Colm Feore, Tony Goldwyn, Arliss Howard, David Paymer

48. Wet (1994)

29 min | Short

6.4
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The attractive Davida enters a shop shortly before off-time and wants to buy a bathtub. Just the manager is still there. As business is not well, he is willing to stay longer. Davida wants ... See full summary »

Writer: Bob Rafelson | Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Arliss Howard, Cynda Williams, Kathleen Wilhoite, John Toles-Bey

49. Last Flight Out (1990 TV Movie)

PG | 95 min | Drama

6.1
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Fact based story set in Saigon in April, 1975 shortly after the US combat troops have withdrawn and immediately before the Communist forces over run the city. American citizens try to help ... See full summary »

Writer: Walter Halsey Davis | Director: Larry Elikann | Stars: Dion Anderson, Eric Bogosian, Rosalind Chao, Barry Corbin

50. Somebody Has to Shoot the Picture (1990 TV Movie)

R | 104 min | Drama

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Raymond Eames, a small-time drug dealer, has been sentenced to death for the shooting death of a policeman. After seven years of appeals are exhausted, the date of his execution arrives. ... See full summary »

Writer: Doug Magee | Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Roy Scheider, Bonnie Bedelia, Robert Carradine, Andre Braugher