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1. Grey's Anatomy (2005– )

TV-14 | 41 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors.

Stars: Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson, James Pickens Jr.

Votes: 181,645

2. Sons of Anarchy (2008–2014)

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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A man in his early 30s struggles to find a balance in his life between being a new dad and his involvement in a motorcycle club.

Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Mark Boone Junior, Kim Coates

Votes: 205,535

3. Californication (2007–2014)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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A writer tries to juggle his career, his relationship with his daughter and his ex-girlfriend, as well as his appetite for beautiful women.

Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Evan Handler, Pamela Adlon

Votes: 154,433

4. The Craft (1996)

R | 101 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.3
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A newcomer to a Catholic prep high school falls in with a trio of outcast teenage girls who practice witchcraft and they all soon conjure up various spells and curses against those who even slightly anger them.

Director: Andrew Fleming | Stars: Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell, Rachel True

Votes: 62,410 | Gross: $24.88M

5. The Shield (2002–2008)

TV-MA | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.7
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The lives and cases of a dirty LAPD cop and the police unit under his command.

Stars: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins, Michael Jace

Votes: 60,482

6. Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)

PG-13 | 99 min | Horror, Thriller

6.1
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65 Metascore

In 1967 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her daughters add a new stunt to bolster their seance scam business, inviting an evil presence into their home.

Director: Mike Flanagan | Stars: Elizabeth Reaser, Lulu Wilson, Annalise Basso, Henry Thomas

Votes: 36,172 | Gross: $34.90M

7. Leverage (2008–2012)

TV-PG | 42 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.9
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A crew of high-tech crooks attempt to steal from wealthy criminals and corrupt businessmen.

Stars: Timothy Hutton, Gina Bellman, Christian Kane, Beth Riesgraf

Votes: 36,973

8. Awkward. (2011–2016)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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An unpopular 15 year old gains immediate, yet unwanted, popularity at her high school when the student body mistakes an accident she has for a suicide attempt.

Stars: Ashley Rickards, Beau Mirchoff, Jillian Rose Reed, Brett Davern

Votes: 38,940

9. American Crime (2015–2017)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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Seasonal anthology series. Season 1: The lives of the participants in a trial with significant racial motives are forever changed during the legal process.

Stars: Felicity Huffman, Regina King, Timothy Hutton, Richard Cabral

Votes: 7,434

10. The Tick (2001–2002)

23 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.9
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The story of superhero The Tick, based on the popular comic book.

Stars: Patrick Warburton, David Burke, Liz Vassey, Nestor Carbonell

Votes: 3,804

11. Life After Beth (2014)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Horror, Romance

5.6
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50 Metascore

A young man's recently deceased girlfriend mysteriously returns from the dead, but he slowly realizes she is not the way he remembered her.

Director: Jeff Baena | Stars: Aubrey Plaza, Dane DeHaan, John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon

Votes: 15,642 | Gross: $0.08M

12. Parker Lewis Can't Lose (1990–1993)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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For a cool high school kid and his friends, thwarting authority figures and other enemies is not a problem.

Stars: Corin Nemec, Billy Jayne, Troy W. Slaten, Melanie Chartoff

Votes: 4,166

13. V.I.P. (1998–2002)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.1
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Campy syndicated series about Vallery Irons, a girl working at a hotdog stand who accidently saves a celebrity and is mistaken for a bodyguard. She and a team of beautiful bodyguards form a... See full summary »

Stars: Pamela Anderson, Molly Culver, Shaun Baker, Natalie Raitano

Votes: 3,695

14. The Big C (2010–2013)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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A suburban mother faces her cancer diagnosis while trying to find humor and happiness as well.

Stars: Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, Gabriel Basso, John Benjamin Hickey

Votes: 12,717

15. Please Stand By (2017)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama | Completed

A young autistic woman runs away from her caregiver in an attempt to submit her manuscript to a writing competition.

Director: Ben Lewin | Stars: Dakota Fanning, Toni Collette, Alice Eve, River Alexander

16. Sleeper Cell (2005–2006)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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An American undercover FBI agent is assigned to infiltrate a terrorist sleeper cell that is planning an attack in Los Angeles.

Stars: Michael Ealy, Oded Fehr, Henri Lubatti, Melissa Sagemiller

Votes: 5,394

17. Jury Duty (1995)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy

4.1
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When jobless Tommy Collins discovers that sequestered jurors earn free room and board as well as $5-a-day, he gets himself assigned to a jury in a murder trial. Once there, he does ... See full summary »

Director: John Fortenberry | Stars: Pauly Shore, Tia Carrere, Stanley Tucci, Brian Doyle-Murray

Votes: 6,587 | Gross: $17.01M

18. Dark Skies (1996–1997)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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In 1960s America, a young couple struggle to expose the truth about a hidden alien invasion, while a secret government organization follows its own agenda in dealing with the threat.

Stars: Eric Close, J.T. Walsh, Lackos, Megan Ward

Votes: 1,503

19. Return to Zero (2014)

104 min | Drama

6.5
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A couple navigate their way through a pregnancy filled with doubt, grief and trepidation.

Director: Sean Hanish | Stars: Minnie Driver, Paul Adelstein, Alfred Molina, Connie Nielsen

Votes: 740

20. Special Unit 2 (2001–2002)

60 min | Drama, Action, Comedy

7.6
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Chicago cops hunt monsters.

Stars: Michael Landes, Alexondra Lee, Richard Gant, Danny Woodburn

Votes: 1,368

21. Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects (1989)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.4
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A brutal Los Angeles police Lt. is determined to bust up an organization that forces underage girls into prostitution.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Charles Bronson, Juan Fernández, Perry Lopez, James Pax

Votes: 2,163 | Gross: $3.42M

22. Beautiful & Twisted (2015 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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Following the murder of hotel heir Ben Novack Jr., police focus their investigation on his wife, Narcy.

Director: Christopher Zalla | Stars: Rob Lowe, Paz Vega, Candice Bergen, Seychelle Gabriel

Votes: 1,518

23. Standoff (2006–2007)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.7
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A pair of hostage negotiators try to resist their budding attraction to each other.

Stars: Ron Livingston, Rosemarie DeWitt, Gina Torres, Michael Cudlitz

Votes: 1,946

24. The Nature of the Beast (1995)

R | 91 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.5
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Two men, both hiding a deadly secret, are on a murderous rampage through the desert.

Director: Victor Salva | Stars: Eric Roberts, Lance Henriksen, Brion James, Frank Novak

Votes: 1,611

25. The Agency (2001–2003)

60 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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A look at the inner workings of the CIA.

Stars: Rocky Carroll, Paige Turco, David Clennon, Will Patton

Votes: 539

26. The Shield (2007 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime

6.1
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The Shield: The Game, is set between seasons three and four of the hit TV series, in which tensions remain in the Strike Team after Lem quits the team having burned a large part of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins, Kenny Johnson

Votes: 159

27. Sleepwalkers (1997– )

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.8
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A high-tech team of dream researches uses experimental computer technology to enter peoples' dreams and nightmares and help them deal with their subconscious issues there.

Stars: Naomi Watts, Bruce Greenwood, Abraham Benrubi, Jeffrey D. Sams

Votes: 106

28. The Education of Max Bickford (2001–2002)

60 min | Drama

7.0
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A history professor teaches at a women's college where his daughter is a student.

Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Marcia Gay Harden, Eric Ian Goldberg, Katee Sackhoff

Votes: 212

29. South of Sunset (1993– )

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Cody McMahon, a Paramount studio security chief, starts The Beverly Hills Detective Agency.

Stars: Glenn Frey, Aries Spears, Maria Pitillo, John Diehl

Votes: 55

30. Book of Days (2003 TV Movie)

PG | 120 min | Drama

5.1
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A grief-struck life insurance salesman rails at God for not stepping in to save his bride; but the tables are turned when a mysterious book is delivered to him, an ancient volume listing names and death dates, dates which are yet to occur.

Director: Harry Ambrose | Stars: Wil Wheaton, Maureen Flannigan, Deborah Raffin, Isaac Hayes

Votes: 260

31. Tarzan in Manhattan (1989 TV Movie)

94 min | Action, Adventure

3.9
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Tarzan goes to New York to rescue the chimp Cheetah, who has been captured by an evil animal experimenter. There, he teams up with Jane, a cab driver and daughter of an ex-cop private eye, who help Tarzan free Cheetah and his friends.

Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Joe Lara, Kim Crosby, James Medina, Jan-Michael Vincent

Votes: 290

32. Life of the Party: The Pamela Harriman Story (1998 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

6.6
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Told mostly in flashbacks, the film tells the story of Pamela Digby Churchill Hayward Harriman, one of the greatest and probably most famous courtesans of the twentieth century. While not ... See full summary »

Director: Waris Hussein | Stars: Ann-Margret, Mitchell Ryan, Natalie Radford, John DeMita

Votes: 62

33. Murder in Paradise (1990 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Thriller

4.8
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A stressed-out, big-city cop seeks refuge in Hawaii, only to become embroiled in a serial murder case that appears to be identical to his last case in New York City.

Director: Fred Walton | Stars: Kevin Kilner, Maggie Han, Mako, Yuji Okumoto

Votes: 68

34. Awkward. (2011–2016)
Episode: A Little Less Conversation (2013)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.9
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Jenna worries that her relationship with Matty may be on the rocks, and tries to avoid having "the talk" after her pregnancy scare.

Director: Erin Ehrlich | Stars: Ashley Rickards, Beau Mirchoff, Nikki Deloach, Jillian Rose Reed

Votes: 119

35. The Shield (2002–2008)
Episode: A Thousand Deaths (2005)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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Vic pits Antwon's henchmen against each other in an effort to find the cop killers; Dutch and Claudette suspect Detective Billings of failing to stop a deadly carjacking.

Director: Stephen Kay | Stars: Michael Chiklis, Glenn Close, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins

Votes: 660

36. The Shield (2002–2008)
Episode: Ain't That a Shame (2005)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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Monica asks Vic to find a way to hold Antwon Mitchell responsible for the murder of two Farmington cops.

Director: Stephen Kay | Stars: Michael Chiklis, Glenn Close, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins

Votes: 707

37. Sleeper Cell (2005–2006)
Episode: Al-Faitha (2005)

TV-MA | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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Darwyn Al-Sayeed is a Muslim ex-con who has just been released from prison and finds his way to an Islamic extremist named Farik, who recruits him to join a terrorist sleeper cell planning an attack in Los Angeles.

Director: Clark Johnson | Stars: Michael Ealy, Oded Fehr, Henri Lubatti, Alex Nesic

Votes: 126

38. The Tick (2001–2002)
Episode: Arthur Needs Space (2001)

23 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.8
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The Tick jeopardizes Arthur's efforts to romance an old classmate.

Director: Bo Welch | Stars: Patrick Warburton, David Burke, Liz Vassey, Nestor Carbonell

Votes: 84

39. The Shield (2002–2008)
Episode: Bang (2005)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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When her official arrival at the Barn is greeted by the outbreak of a deadly gang war, Monica assigns Vic the task of ending it.

Director: Guy Ferland | Stars: Michael Chiklis, Glenn Close, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins

Votes: 666

40. The Shield (2002–2008)
Episode: Baptism by Fire (2007)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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Detectives discover the evidence Kavanaugh planted to make Vic look guilty for Lem's death, but Dutch begins to suspect that everything is too convenient. Meanwhile, Vic tries to find the Salvadoran leader Guardo, who escaped to Mexico.

Director: Guy Ferland | Stars: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins, Michael Jace

Votes: 609

41. The Shield (2002–2008)
Episode: Bitches Brew (2008)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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Vic loses his hearing, which is brought up ahead of schedule, and faces early retirement. He also loses favor with Cruz Pezuela and begins playing hardball with Dani, who wants him to give up all rights to their child.

Director: Stephen Kay | Stars: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Paula Garcés, Walton Goggins

Votes: 507

42. The Shield (2002–2008)
Episode: Blood and Water (2004)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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Vic promises a gang lieutenant the top job if he agrees to set up his boss; Dutch and Claudette's investigation into a gang shooting points to an unexpected triggerman.

Director: Clark Johnson | Stars: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins, Michael Jace

Votes: 668

43. The Shield (2002–2008)
Episode: Breakpoint (2003)

TV-MA | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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As his own life starts crumbling around him, Vic pitches in to help Dutch in the search for a deadly pedophile.

Director: Félix Enríquez Alcalá | Stars: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins, Michael Jace

Votes: 684

44. Sons of Anarchy (2008–2014)
Episode: Brick (2011)

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.3
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SAMCRO enlists a former foe to help stop the advancement of Charming Heights, while the Sheriff presses Juice for more information.

Director: Paris Barclay | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Mark Boone Junior, Dayton Callie

Votes: 1,068

45. Sons of Anarchy (2008–2014)
Episode: Call of Duty (2011)

TV-MA | 56 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

9.1
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SAMCRO is at risk of being pushed out of their own business when a powerful adversary arrives and poses a threat to their business relations with the Cartel.

Director: Gwyneth Horder-Payton | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Mark Boone Junior, Dayton Callie

Votes: 1,197

46. The Shield (2002–2008)
Episode: Carte Blanche (2003)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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A murder investigation leads Vic to a massive money-laundering scheme.

Director: Peter Horton | Stars: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins, Michael Jace

Votes: 677

47. Awkward. (2011–2016)
Episode: Cha-Cha-Cha-Changes (2013)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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After a summer ensconced with Matty, Jenna is worried that she's lost touch with her BFF's Tamara and Ming. Everyone suspects that Sadie is pregnant. Although they're back from Europe, Jake... See full summary »

Director: Lauren Iungerich | Stars: Ashley Rickards, Beau Mirchoff, Nikki Deloach, Jillian Rose Reed

Votes: 178

48. The Shield (2002–2008)
Episode: Chasing Ghosts (2007)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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After Vic learns that Guardo wasn't Lem's killer, he begins to suspect that Shane could have been responsible. Meanwhile, Vic does a favor for a city official, hoping it will give him an ally in his quest to avoid early retirement.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins, Michael Jace

Votes: 591

49. Parker Lewis Can't Lose (1990–1993)
Episode: Close But No Guitar (1990)

Comedy

7.1
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After the day from Hell, Mikey finally has had enough. Without plans after high school, he finally figures that he might as well drop out. Now trying to make it as a musician, Parker and ... See full summary »

Director: Bryan Spicer | Stars: Corin Nemec, Billy Jayne, Troy W. Slaten, Maia Brewton

Votes: 32

50. The Shield (2002–2008)
Episode: Coefficient of Drag (2008)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.4
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Vic and Shane's relationship continues to deteriorate as they work against each other to track down the Armenian hit man. The war between the Mexicans and Salvadorans continues, and Vic gets a temporary reprieve from early retirement.

Director: Guy Ferland | Stars: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Paula Garcés, Walton Goggins

Votes: 573