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1. House M.D. (2004–2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery

8.9
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An antisocial maverick doctor who specializes in diagnostic medicine does whatever it takes to solve puzzling cases that come his way using his crack team of doctors and his wits.

Creator: David Shore | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard, Jesse Spencer

2. American History X (1998)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama

8.6
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62 Metascore

A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.

Writer: David McKenna | Director: Tony Kaye | Stars: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo, Jennifer Lien

3. Law & Order (1990–2010)

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

7.6
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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

4. Franklin & Bash (2011– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime

7.6
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Lawyers and lifelong friends Jared Franklin and Peter Bash are recruited by a large firm's major partner after winning a high-profile case.

Creators: Bill Chais, Kevin Falls | Stars: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Breckin Meyer, Reed Diamond, Malcolm McDowell

5. 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

6. Felicity (1998–2002)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

6.6
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A young fresh out of high school girl, follows her high school crush to college to be near him.

Stars: Keri Russell, Scott Speedman, Scott Foley, Tangi Miller

7. Frequency (2000)

PG-13 | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.3
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67 Metascore

An accidental cross-time radio link connects father and son across 30 years. The son tries to save his father's life, but then must fix the consequences.

Writer: Toby Emmerich | Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Jim Caviezel, Shawn Doyle, Elizabeth Mitchell

8. Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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A bored suburban housewife, seeking adventure to her life, accidentally gets hit on the head, wakes up with amnesia, and is mistaken for a free-spirited New York City drifter named Susan.

Writer: Leora Barish | Director: Susan Seidelman | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Madonna, Aidan Quinn, Mark Blum

9. Lean on Me (1989)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Drama

7.4
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The dedicated but tyrannical Joe Clark is appointed the principal of a decaying inner-city school that he is determined to improve.

Writer: Michael Schiffer | Director: John G. Avildsen | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Beverly Todd, Robert Guillaume, Alan North

10. Hearts in Atlantis (2001)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Mystery

6.9
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55 Metascore

A widowed mother and her son change when a mysterious stranger enters their lives.

Writers: Stephen King, William Goldman | Director: Scott Hicks | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Anton Yelchin, Hope Davis, Mika Boorem

11. Pushing Tin (1999)

R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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47 Metascore

A feud develops between two air traffic controllers: one cocky and determined while the other is restrained and laidback, which inevitably affects their lives.

Writers: Darcy Frey, Glen Charles, Les Charles | Director: Mike Newell | Stars: John Cusack, Billy Bob Thornton, Cate Blanchett, Angelina Jolie

12. One Night Stand (1997)

R | 102 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Los-Angeles commercials director Max visits his friend, artist Charlie, who was diagnosed with AIDS in New York. There he meets Karen, they are attracted to each other and after they meet ... See full summary »

Writer: Mike Figgis | Director: Mike Figgis | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Nastassja Kinski, Kyle MacLachlan, Ming-Na Wen

13. Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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69 Metascore

This semiautobiographical story follows a lower-middle-class teenager (Lyonne) and her neurotic family in 1976 Tinseltown.

Writer: Tamara Jenkins | Director: Tamara Jenkins | Stars: Natasha Lyonne, Alan Arkin, Bryna Weiss, Marisa Tomei

14. Jason's Lyric (1994)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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The story of a young man who must confront his own fears about love as well as his relationships with family and friends. Allen Payne (I) plays Jason, a sales clerk at a T.V. store. He ... See full summary »

Writer: Bobby Smith Jr. | Director: Doug McHenry | Stars: Allen Payne, Jada Pinkett Smith, Bokeem Woodbine, Anthony 'Treach' Criss

15. The Loss of Sexual Innocence (1999)

R | 106 min | Drama

5.4
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42 Metascore

Confused, non-linear film tells the sexual story of a film director from his life at age 5, age 12, age 16, a man embarking on his first film in 1950's Tunisia, and finally to his current ... See full summary »

Writer: Mike Figgis | Director: Mike Figgis | Stars: Julian Sands, Saffron Burrows, Stefano Dionisi, Kelly Macdonald

16. Deceived (1991)

PG-13 | 104 min | Thriller

6.0
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A marriage that seemed perfect comes crashing down after the death of Jack Saunders, husband of Adrienne Saunders. Strange developments begin to be discovered by Adrienne regarding Jack's ... See full summary »

Writers: Mary Agnes Donoghue, Bruce Joel Rubin | Director: Damian Harris | Stars: Goldie Hawn, John Heard, Damon Redfern, Charles Kassatly

17. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson, Elizabeth Franz

18. The Perez Family (1995)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

6.1
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In an attempt to secure a sponsor, an unlikely group of Cuban refugees become a "family" as the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service gives families priority over others. In the ... See full summary »

Writers: Christine Bell, Robin Swicord | Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Marisa Tomei, Anjelica Huston, Alfred Molina, Chazz Palminteri

19. Heaven's Prisoners (1996)

R | 132 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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A hardened New Orleans cop, Dave Robicheaux, finally tosses in the badge and settles into life on the bayou with his wife. But a bizarre plane crash draws him back into the fray when his family is viciously threatened.

Writers: James Lee Burke, Harley Peyton, Scott Frank | Director: Phil Joanou | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Kelly Lynch, Mary Stuart Masterson, Eric Roberts

20. Goodbye Lover (1998)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

5.7
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Ben and Sandra are hot and provocative lovers, but Sandra is unfortunately married to Ben's younger brother Jake, and soon Jake will find out about Ben.

Writers: Ron Peer, Joel Cohen, Alec Sokolow | Director: Roland Joffé | Stars: Patricia Arquette, Dermot Mulroney, Mary-Louise Parker, Ellen DeGeneres

21. F/X2 (1991)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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48 Metascore

F/X man Rollie Tyler is now a toymaker. Mike, the ex-husband of his girlfriend Kim, is a cop. He asks Rollie to help catch a killer. The operation goes well until some unknown man kills ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert T. Megginson, Gregory Fleeman, Bill Condon | Director: Richard Franklin | Stars: Bryan Brown, Brian Dennehy, Rachel Ticotin, Joanna Gleason

22. The Grass Harp (1995)

PG | 107 min | Drama, Comedy

7.2
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After his mother's death, Collin Fenwick goes to live with his father's cousins, the wealthy, avaricious, and controlling Verena Talbo, and her compliant, earthy sister Dolly. When a city ... See full summary »

Writers: Truman Capote, Stirling Silliphant, Kirk Ellis | Director: Charles Matthau | Stars: Piper Laurie, Sissy Spacek, Walter Matthau, Edward Furlong

23. The Love Bug (1997 TV Movie)

88 min | Comedy, Adventure, Family

5.1
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Herbie, the magical Volkswagen Beetle, is passed on to a new owner. Together, they must battle a dastardly racer and his devil-car "Horace", an evil Herbie.

Writers: Gordon Buford, Bill Walsh, Don DaGradi, Ryan Rowe | Director: Peyton Reed | Stars: Bruce Campbell, John Hannah, Alexandra Wentworth, Kevin J. O'Connor

24. Miracles (2003– )

60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

7.4
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Creators: Richard Hatem, Michael Petroni | Stars: Skeet Ulrich, Angus Macfadyen, Marisa Ramirez, Hector Elizondo

25. My New Gun (1992)

R | 99 min | Comedy

5.6
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Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes and important and transforming figure in their lives.

Writer: Stacy Cochran | Director: Stacy Cochran | Stars: Diane Lane, James Le Gros, Stephen Collins, Tess Harper

26. Mama Flora's Family (1998 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

7.6
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Mama Flora reflects on her life while trying to help her grand-daughter get her life right and be a better mother for her son. All while bringing the family she has left back together. Movies takes place from the 1910s to the 1970s.

Writers: Alex Haley, Carol Schreder, David Stevens | Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Cicely Tyson, Erika Alexander, Blair Underwood, Queen Latifah

27. Century City (2004– )

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.5
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In the near future, a law firm handles difficult cases that reflect the time.

Creator: Ed Zuckerman | Stars: Nestor Carbonell, Viola Davis, Ioan Gruffudd, Kristin Lehman

28. Gideon's Crossing (2000–2001)

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Ben Gideon is a doctor of great skill, he also has a great bedside manner. He heads the experimental oncology ward at a fictional teaching hospital in New England. Based on the work of Dr. ... See full summary »

Creator: Paul Attanasio | Stars: Andre Braugher, Rubén Blades, Rhona Mitra, Hamish Linklater

29. The Haunting of Seacliff Inn (1994 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.0
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Susan and Mark move to a seaside town to buy an old house and open an inn. They came to look at one house, but Susan is inexplicably drawn to another. The house is high on a cliff ... See full summary »

Writers: Walter Klenhard, Tom Walla | Director: Walter Klenhard | Stars: Ally Sheedy, William R. Moses, Lucinda Weist, Tom McCleister

30. Smithereens (1982)

R | 89 min | Drama, Music

6.6
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A narcissistic runaway engages in a number of parasitic relationships amongst members of New York's waning punk scene.

Writers: Susan Seidelman, Ron Nyswaner, Peter Askin | Director: Susan Seidelman | Stars: Susan Berman, Brad Rijn, Richard Hell, Nada Despotovich

31. Encino Woman (1996 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

3.2
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After thawing, a young prehistoric woman, Lucy, gets herself taken care of by David, a young intern at a marketing firm. Working on a campaign ad for a cosmetics company, David becomes Mr. ... See full summary »

Writers: Anne Joseph, Shawn Schepps | Director: Shawn Schepps | Stars: Jay Thomas, Corey Parker, Katherine Kousi, Rick Overton

32. 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

33. The Burning Zone (1996–1997)

55 min | Sci-Fi

7.0
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Dr. Daniel Cassian is appointed by the White House to lead a small top secret federal biological task force of leading scientists to investigate and prevent potential biological disasters. ... See full summary »

Creator: Coleman Luck | Stars: Michael Harris, James Black, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Tamlyn Tomita

34. Black Widow Murders: The Blanche Taylor Moore Story (1993 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller

6.0
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A woman marries her boyfriend on his deathbed for his money so she can move on to the next guy. When he turns up mysteriously ill the police step in and investigate the strange circumstances.

Writers: Jim Schutze, Judith Paige Mitchell | Director: Alan Metzger | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, David Clennon, John M. Jackson, Grace Zabriskie

35. A Stranger to Love (1996 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

6.3
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Alan is a normal middleaged man with a wife and two kids. One night he is attacked and loses his memory. His family believes that he is dead when a dead body is found in the river.

Writer: Richard Leder | Director: Peter Levin | Stars: Beau Bridges, Billy Forester, Pam Dawber, Tess Harper

36. Great Performances: Dance in America (1976– )

Music

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Stars: Peter Martins, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Suzanne Farrell, Merrill Ashley

37. Precious Victims (1993 TV Movie)

93 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

6.9
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Paula and Robert Sims are desperate: their 12 days old baby has been kidnapped! Since there's no trace of the kidnappers, they address the public for help. Shortly after their daughter is ... See full summary »

Writers: Don W. Weber, Charles Bosworth Jr., Deborah Dalton | Director: Peter Levin | Stars: Park Overall, Robby Benson, Frederic Forrest, Brion James

38. Kojak: None So Blind (1990 TV Movie)

91 min | Drama

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After a flighty young woman accidentally witnesses a Mob hit in an Italian restaurant, New York Police Inspector Theo Kojak must both protect her from an unscrupulous Dutch hitman, and bring Mob kingpin Tony Salducci to justice.

Creator: Abby Mann | Director: Alan Metzger | Stars: Telly Savalas, Andre Braugher, Margaret Whitton, Jerry Orbach

39. The Barefoot Executive (1995 TV Movie)

97 min | Comedy

5.2
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Writers: Joseph L. McEveety, Lila Garrett, Bernie Kahn, Stewart C. Billett, Tracy Newman, Jonathan Stark, Tim Doyle | Director: Susan Seidelman | Stars: Eddie Albert, Monica Allison, Nathan Anderson, Julie Benz

40. Exclusive (1992 TV Movie)

Open | 87 min | Thriller

4.9
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The famous TV journalist Marcy Singer receives an anonymous phone call that orders her to the Blue Moon bar. When she arrives, she finds 6 corpses. Urged by her new boss, she investigates ... See full summary »

Writers: Mimi Rothman Schapiro, Bill Wells | Director: Alan Metzger | Stars: Suzanne Somers, Ed Begley Jr., Joe Cortese, Scott Bryce

41. 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

42. Kojak: Flowers for Matty (1990 TV Movie)

95 min

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Kojak charms his way into high society to investigate art thefts that are tied to munitions smuggling and murder.

Creator: Abby Mann | Director: Paul Krasny | Stars: Telly Savalas, Andre Braugher, Glynnis O'Connor, Charles Cioffi

43. Red Wind (1991 TV Movie)

R | 93 min | Thriller

3.6
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A psychotherapist who specializes in treating people in abusive relationships inadvertently causes a patient to kill her abusive husband.

Writer: Tom Noonan | Director: Alan Metzger | Stars: Lisa Hartman, Philip Casnoff, Antoni Corone, Deanna Lund

44. Past the Bleachers (1995 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama, Family, Mystery

7.2
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Bill and his wife have recently had to live through a tragedy. When Bill decides to coach a little league baseball team, he meets a young mute boy named Lucky, who may be just what the team... See full summary »

Writers: Christopher A. Bohjalian, Don Rhymer | Director: Michael Switzer | Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Barnard Hughes, Glynnis O'Connor, Ken Jenkins

45. Nothing But the Truth (1995 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.6
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A polygraph examiner has an affair with a murder suspect after her test clears him, but new evidence then suggests that he's guilty after all.

Writer: Matt Dorff | Director: Michael Switzer | Stars: Patricia Wettig, Ken Olin, Bradley Whitford, Harry Lennix

46. From the Files of Joseph Wambaugh: A Jury of One (1992 TV Movie)

96 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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An action-drama about an LAPD Homicide Detective and his struggles with gang related crime on the streets, the difficulties of working within the legal system and his own personal conflict ... See full summary »

Writer: David J. Kinghorn | Director: Alan Metzger | Stars: John Spencer, Eddie Velez, Rachel Ticotin, Cheryl Paris

47. Chain Letters (1985)

96 min | Drama

7.2
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Writer: Mark Rappaport | Director: Mark Rappaport | Stars: Mark Arnott, Reed Birney, David Brisbin, Randy Danson

48. House M.D. (2004–2012)
Episode: 5 to 9 (2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery

8.5
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During a day in the life of Princeton Plainsboro's Dean of Medicine, Dr. Lisa Cuddy, the inner workings of the hospital are seen through her eyes. This day proves to be especially trying as... See full summary »

Creator: David Shore | Director: Andrew Bernstein | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Lisa Edelstein, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard

49. House M.D. (2004–2012)
Episode: 97 Seconds (2007)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery

8.9
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Down to 10 candidates for his team, House splits them into 2 groups to diagnose a patient whose short lifespan has been made even shorter. Foreman leads his own team to diagnose a patient at his new workplace.

Creator: David Shore | Director: David Platt | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Lisa Edelstein, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard

50. The Equalizer (1985–1989)
Episode: A Community of Civilized Men (1986)

46 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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McCall helps a woman who's being harassed by a guy. He warns him off. Later the woman is killed and McCall goes after the guy but it turns it wasn't him. And it also turns out it wasn't her... See full summary »

Creators: Michael Sloan, Richard Lindheim | Director: Alan Metzger | Stars: Edward Woodward, Tammy Grimes, Jennifer Grey, Lewis J. Stadlen