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1. The Sting (1973)

PG | 129 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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In 1930s Chicago, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker.

Writer: David S. Ward | Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw, Charles Durning

2. Trading Places (1983)

R | 116 min | Comedy

7.5
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A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.

Writers: Timothy Harris, Herschel Weingrod | Director: John Landis | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Ralph Bellamy, Don Ameche

3. Witness (1985)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.5
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A young Amish boy is sole witness to a murder; policeman John Book goes into hiding in Amish country to protect him until the trial.

Writers: William Kelley, Pamela Wallace, Earl W. Wallace | Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas, Josef Sommer

4. Sleepaway Camp (1983)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

6.2
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Slightly traumatized and painfully shy Angela Baker is sent away to summer camp with her cousin. Not long after Angela's arrival, things start to go horribly wrong for anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions.

Writer: Robert Hiltzik | Director: Robert Hiltzik | Stars: Felissa Rose, Jonathan Tiersten, Karen Fields, Christopher Collet

5. The Cotton Club (1984)

R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Music

6.5
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The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people that visited the club, those that ran it, and is peppered with the Jazz music that made it so famous.

Writers: William Kennedy, Francis Ford Coppola, Mario Puzo, Jim Haskins | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane, Lonette McKee

6. Kojak (1973–1978)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A bald police detective with a fiery righteous attitude battles crime in his city.

Creator: Abby Mann | Stars: Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson, George Savalas

7. Great Performances (1971– )

132 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.7
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Creators: Marion J. Caffey, Daniel Ezralow, Josh Groban | Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Plácido Domingo, Chita Rivera

8. Lou Grant (1977–1982)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

7.1
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After everyone on the "Mary Tyler Moore Show" got fired, Lou Grant went to Los Angeles and became city editor of the L.A. Tribune, owned by Mrs. Pynchon, with whom Lou often has loud but ... See full summary »

Stars: Edward Asner, Robert Walden, Mason Adams, Jack Bannon

9. Wild River (1960)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.6
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A TVA bureaucrat comes to the river to do what none of his predecessors have been able to do - evict a stubborn octogenarian from her island before the rising waters engulf her.

Writers: Paul Osborn, William Bradford Huie, Borden Deal | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Montgomery Clift, Lee Remick, Jo Van Fleet, Albert Salmi

10. Maniac Cop 2 (1990)

R | 90 min | Crime, Horror, Action

5.7
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A supernatural, maniac killer cop teams up with a Times Square serial killer.

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: William Lustig | Stars: Robert Davi, Claudia Christian, Michael Lerner, Bruce Campbell

11. The Defenders (1961–1965)

60 min | Drama

7.5
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A Father-Son lawyer duo take a variety of cases that often deal with the important issues of the day.

Creator: Reginald Rose | Stars: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Ossie Davis, J.D. Cannon

12. Odds Against Tomorrow (1959)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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Dave Burke is looking to hire two men to assist him in a bank raid: Earle Slater, a white ex-convict, and Johnny Ingram, a black gambler. Both are reluctant; but Burke arranges for Ingram's... See full summary »

Writers: William P. McGivern, Abraham Polonsky, Nelson Gidding, John O. Killens | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Robert Ryan, Gloria Grahame, Shelley Winters

13. Cockfighter (1974)

R | 83 min | Drama

7.4
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Southern action drama film about cockfighting.

Writer: Charles Willeford | Director: Monte Hellman | Stars: Warren Oates, Richard B. Shull, Harry Dean Stanton, Ed Begley Jr.

14. One Potato, Two Potato (1964)

83 min | Drama

7.2
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Study of interracial marriage in the 1960's. A white divorcée falls in love with and marries an African-American man. When her ex-husband sues for custody of her child, arguing that a mixed... See full summary »

Writers: Orville H. Hampton, Raphael Hayes | Director: Larry Peerce | Stars: Barbara Barrie, Bernie Hamilton, Richard Mulligan, Harry Bellaver

15. True Blue (1989–1990)

60 min

8.6
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Creator: David J. Kinghorn | Stars: John Bolger, Leo Burmester, Nestor Serrano, Grant Show

16. Rain Without Thunder (1992)

PG-13 | 85 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

5.5
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It's the year 2042 and the threat is real...women are going to prison for terminating their pregnancies. An investigating reporter is determined to reveal the truth behind the convictions.

Writer: Gary O. Bennett | Director: Gary O. Bennett | Stars: Carolyn McCormick, Katharine Crost, Ali Thomas, Betty Buckley

17. Cold River (1982)

PG | 94 min | Adventure

6.1
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Based on the novel Winterkill, by William Judson, Cold River is the story of an Adirondack guide who takes his young daughter and step-son on a long camping trip in the fall of 1932. When ... See full summary »

Writers: William Judson, Fred G. Sullivan | Director: Fred G. Sullivan | Stars: Suzanne Weber, Pat Petersen, Richard Jaeckel, Robert Earl Jones

18. The Sophisticated Gents (1981 TV Movie)

240 min | Drama

8.0
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Successful black men who were saved from the streets as teenagers come together in a reunion to honor their mentor.

Writers: Phyllis Minoff, Melvin Van Peebles, John A. Williams | Director: Harry Falk | Stars: Sonny Jim Gaines, Paul Winfield, Bernie Casey, Roosevelt Grier

19. Oye Willie (1980–1981)

Drama

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Stars: Robert Earl Jones, Alfonso Ribeiro, Lisa Vidal

20. Ningen no shômei (1977)

100 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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When an American is murdered in a Japanese inn, Tokyo police detective Munesue follows the trail of the killer to New York. There he is joined by a New York City detective named Shuftan and together they sort out the crime.

Writers: Zenzô Matsuyama, Seiichi Morimura | Director: Jun'ya Satô | Stars: George Kennedy, Mariko Okada, Yûsaku Matsuda, Broderick Crawford

21. Lying Lips (1939)

80 min | Drama

4.5
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A nightclub singer refuses to "date" customers, so she's framed for the murder of her aunt, convicted of the killing and sent to prison. However, her friend, who is a police detective, ... See full summary »

Writer: Oscar Micheaux | Director: Oscar Micheaux | Stars: Edna Mae Harris, Carman Newsome, Robert Earl Jones, Frances E. Williams

22. The Displaced Person (1977 TV Movie)

58 min | Drama

6.8
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A conscientious but driven Polish refugee disrupts the hierarchy of power on a Georgia farm in the 1940s.

Writers: Flannery O'Connor, Horton Foote | Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: Irene Worth, Shirley Stoler, Lane Smith, John Houseman

23. Billions for Boris (1984)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy

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Writers: Sandy Russell Gartin, Tim Kazurinsky, Mary Rodgers | Director: Alexander Grasshoff | Stars: Scott Schutzman Tiler, Mary Tanner Bailey, Seth Green, Tim Kazurinsky

24. Terror in the City (1964)

86 min | Drama

6.6
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Writer: Allen Baron | Director: Allen Baron | Stars: Lee Grant, Richard Bray, Michael Higgins, Robert Marsach

25. Jennifer's Journey (1979– )

60 min

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Three siblings get separated from their parent(s) by going out to sea with a crusty old sea captain. When they put to shore for repairs, they transfer to another ship, run by a husband and ... See full summary »

Stars: Denise Miller, Anthony Michael Hall, David Elliott, Robert Earl Jones

26. Starlight: A Musical Movie (1988)

78 min | Musical

6.3
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Talented youths go to the Starlight camp in trying to prepare for a musical concert.

Director: Orin Wechsberg | Stars: Kario Salem, Jean Taylor, Kathryn Eames, Ciro Barbaro

27. The Notorious Elinor Lee (1940)

107 min | Drama

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Gangsters use a woman to get to a boxer and convince him to throw a big fight.

Writer: Oscar Micheaux | Director: Oscar Micheaux | Stars: Gladys Williams, Robert Earl Jones, Carman Newsome, Edna Mae Harris

28. Mississippi Summer (1971)

88 min | Drama

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Writer: William Bayer | Director: William Bayer | Stars: Robert Earl Jones, Jared Martin, J.A. Preston, Lisle Wilson

29. True Blue (1989–1990)
Episode: Blue Monday (1990)

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Creator: David J. Kinghorn | Director: George Mendeluk | Stars: John Bolger, Leo Burmester, Dick Latessa, Nestor Serrano

30. Lou Grant (1977–1982)
Episode: Renewal (1978)

TV-PG | Drama

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The paper does a story on a senior citizen whose apartment, decorated with art that reflects his life's work, is in danger of being torn down.

Writers: James L. Brooks, Allan Burns, Gene Reynolds, Leon Tokatyan, Ken Trevey | Director: Gene Reynolds | Stars: Edward Asner, Robert Walden, Linda Kelsey, Mason Adams

31. The Defenders (1961–1965)
Episode: The Brother Killers (1963)

60 min | Drama

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Writers: David Karp, Reginald Rose | Director: Don Richardson | Stars: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Peter Fonda, Jon Voight

32. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: The Gospel at Colonus (1985)

Biography, Drama, Music

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Director: Kirk Browning | Stars: The Blind Boys of Alabama, Morgan Freeman, Jevetta Steele, The Soul Stirrers

33. Kojak (1973–1978)
Episode: Where Do You Go When You Have Nowhere to Go? (1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Joe Arrow, a Mohawk Indian recently fired, sneaks into his former boss's apartment to beg him to give him his job back, but a scuffle breaks out and he ends up accidentally killing the man.... See full summary »

Writers: Abby Mann, Chester Krumholz, James Duff McAdams, Selwyn Raab | Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson, George Savalas