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1. On the Lot (2007– )
Episode: 6 Cut to 5 & 5 Directors Compete (2007)

Game-Show, Reality-TV

8.8
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Stars: Carrie Fisher, Penny Marshall, Gary Ross, Will Bigham

Votes: 5

2. The Guardian (2001–2004)
Episode: Heart (2001)

TV-PG | 43 min | Drama, Crime

8.7
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Burton Fallin asks in vain for Nick's help in the case of former CEO Harry Josephs with terminal cancer, whose business partners, the Hopeson brothers, ruthlessly invoke a contract clause ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Kagan | Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Erica Leerhsen, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 101

3. The Guardian (2001–2004)
Episode: Mothers of the Disappeared (2002)

44 min | Drama, Crime

8.6
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Friendly gay judge Stanton, who once let Nick off with community service, is promoted to federal judge, but a cardiac attack soon kills him. Nick minds Stanton's dog, Burton remembers his ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Robman | Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Wendy Moniz, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 62

4. The Guardian (2001–2004)
Episode: In Loco Parentis (2002)

43 min | Drama, Crime

8.5
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Teenage father Todd contests his baby being adopted, without even hearing him, albeit by perfectly fit Dr. Spanner and his wife. Allegedly rehabilitated crack-addict Melinda Tralins demands... See full summary »

Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Wendy Moniz, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 70

5. The Guardian (2001–2004)
Episode: Family (2002)

44 min | Drama, Crime

8.4
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The Fallins get a visit from Liz, Burton's sister-in-law and former secret lover, who needs them to sell her advertising agency to pay off her debts and start a trust fund for Jeremy ... See full summary »

Director: Andy Wolk | Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Wendy Moniz, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 61

6. The Guardian (2001–2004)
Episode: The Beginning (2002)

44 min | Drama, Crime

8.4
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Nick accepts to become Hunter's legal guardian after father Dr. Thomas Reed's dead and enjoys bonding with the bright, shy boy over baseball, but the doc's suicide allows the grandfather to... See full summary »

Director: David Hollander | Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Wendy Moniz, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 59

7. The Guardian (2001–2004)
Episode: Feeding Frenzy (2001)

42 min | Drama, Crime

8.3
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Nick successfully pleads the case of gentle, mentally challenged Malcolm Dempsy (25), whose bossy mother demands custody because he was tricked into trading an expensive HiFi for a ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Erica Leerhsen, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 69

8. The Guardian (2001–2004)
Episode: Home (2001)

44 min | Drama, Crime

8.3
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Nick prepares to transfer to the other law firm next week, but first has an affair with Meghan Barstow, who will work under him there. Nick pleads the case of Hunter Reed, who wants to live... See full summary »

Director: Oz Scott | Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Erica Leerhsen, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 68

9. The Guardian (2001–2004)
Episode: Loyalties (2001)

46 min | Drama, Crime

8.3
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Nick is appalled when Louisa 'Lulu' Archer, a lawyer Burton was prepared to hire, opts for the free legal services, where Alvin immediately makes her his 'senior'. In every stage of their ... See full summary »

Director: Arvin Brown | Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Erica Leerhsen, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 68

10. The Guardian (2001–2004)
Episode: Reunion (2001)

43 min | Drama, Crime

8.3
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To hold Hunter's lawsuit together against a recalcitrant pharmaceutical company Nick has to placate a plethora of competing interests. But in the end it all comes down to whether Hunter ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Erica Leerhsen, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 89

11. On the Lot (2007– )
Episode: 13 Cut to 12 & 12 Directors Compete (2007)

Game-Show, Reality-TV

8.2
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One director is eliminated from the competition. Contestants showcase comedy films. Director Mark Waters (Just Like Heaven, Mean Girls) appears as a guest judge. Films screened: "... See full summary »

Stars: Jason Epperson, Shira-Lee Shalit, Will Bigham, Jess Brillhart

Votes: 5

12. The Guardian (2001–2004)
Episode: Lolita? (2001)

43 min | Drama, Crime

8.2
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Nick wants to handle the case of a factory in trouble, which needs to reorganize or shut down. Father Burton Fallin refuses to accept the client, allegedly because there's no profit in it ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Haid | Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Erica Leerhsen, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 75

13. The Guardian (2001–2004)
Episode: Solidarity (2002)

42 min | Drama, Crime

8.2
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Nick takes the case of mother Maria, opposing self-supporting model student Dan Braczyk's emancipation request. He hands over the case when he learns of a conflict of interest, as she works... See full summary »

Director: Lou Antonio | Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Wendy Moniz, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 59

14. Stand (I) (2009)

95 min | Documentary

8.1
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Broadcaster Tavis Smiley dissects this national discourse with ten Black male friends over several days during a special road trip through Memphis and Nashville. While visiting places like ... See full summary »

Director: Tavis Smiley | Stars: Tavis Smiley, Raymond Ross, Cornel West, Michael Eric Dyson

Votes: 14

15. The Guardian (2001–2004)
Episode: Causality (2002)

TV-PG | 44 min | Drama, Crime

8.1
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Nick starts his new job, but instantly hates it, being forced to do mergers. In a case against Burton's firm, representing a son against his father in a firm' control transfer, his ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Kagan | Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Erica Leerhsen, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 63

16. The Guardian (2001–2004)
Episode: Indian Summer (2001)

44 min | Drama, Crime

8.1
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Nick is assigned the case of teenage girl Dina Jameson, whose vicious history means the couple wanting to adopt her kid sister Lisa (also Nick's client) won't take her in the bargain. Dina ... See full summary »

Director: Lou Antonio | Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Erica Leerhsen, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 61

17. The Guardian (2001–2004)
Episode: Privilege (2002)

44 min | Drama, Crime

8.1
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Nick escapes parole problems, expresses his unease at Kik's and transfers back to Burton's firm. The Fallins plead in a bizarre last will contesting for father Frank Newburg and his sassy ... See full summary »

Director: Graeme Clifford | Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Erica Leerhsen, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 62

18. The Guardian (2001–2004)
Episode: Shelter (2002)

43 min | Drama, Crime

8.1
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Nick and Lulu defend orphan Denny Collins (16) and his true love Jeanette Munday, homeless teenagers who just got a baby and want to keep it, even after they squat in the stylish old house,... See full summary »

Director: Steve Gomer | Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Wendy Moniz, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 50

19. The Guardian (2001–2004)
Episode: The Divide (2002)

44 min | Drama, Crime

8.1
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Nick takes the case of genius schoolboy Matthew Damira, who opposes being adopted by former social worker Suzanne Diamond because she backed down on the promise to adopt his big, ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Myerson | Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Wendy Moniz, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 56

20. 12 Stones (2009)

21 min | Short

8.0
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A short documentary about the remarkable journey out of poverty of a group of illiterate women from the impoverished village of Belsi in southern Nepal.

Director: Sandy Smolan

Votes: 5

21. Sweet (2007)

2 min | Short, Action

8.0
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A typical guy forgets his anniversary and only has 15 minutes to come up with something before his wife gets home.

Director: Jason Epperson | Stars: Erin Cahill, Kirk Zipfel

Votes: 13

22. The Guardian (2001–2004)
Episode: Lawyers, Guns and Money (2002)

44 min | Drama, Crime

8.0
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Nick's parole officer Dale Petrocki blackmails him to make him help negotiate the acquisition of a night club from a dodgy owner with Petrocki's even dodgier girlfriend, a stripper. Nick's ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Levine | Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Wendy Moniz, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 54

23. The Guardian (2001–2004)
Episode: Pilot (2001)

43 min | Drama, Crime

8.0
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Corporate lawyer Nick Fallin is doing community service as a child advocate to satisfy part of his criminal sentence. He figures he'll do his time and get back to his life until his first ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Erica Leerhsen, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 121

24. The Guardian (2001–2004)
Episode: The Funnies (2001)

42 min | Drama, Crime

7.9
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Nick reluctantly takes the case of penniless legal services secretary Barbara Ludzinski, whose teenage son Russ was arrested for possession of drugs found in his car. The knave stubbornly ... See full summary »

Director: Lou Antonio | Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Erica Leerhsen, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 78

25. The Guardian (2001–2004)
Episode: The Men from the Boys (2001)

42 min | Drama, Crime

7.9
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Nick is not amused to be maneuvered into taking risks with gay judge Smirnovitch for his charge Ethan Ritter (16). The cocky gay prostitute isn't wanted by his own family but the competent ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Levin | Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Erica Leerhsen, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 78

26. Parting Glances (1986)

90 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.8
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As Michael and Robert, a gay couple in New York, prepare for Robert's departure for a two-year work assignment in Africa, Michael must face Robert's true motives for leaving while dealing ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Sherwood | Stars: John Bolger, Richard Ganoung, Steve Buscemi, Adam Nathan

Votes: 2,259 | Gross: $0.54M

27. Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible (2010 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

7.8
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A look over the incredible work of ILM and how they revolutionised the way we see film with the introduction and advances of CGI or Computer Generated Image. This documentary takes us from ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Iwerks | Stars: Tom Cruise, George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard

Votes: 291

28. The Guardian (2001–2004)
Episode: Paternity (2001)

43 min | Drama, Crime

7.8
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Nick Fallin takes the case of Lawrence Neal, a young boy who is normal except for a spinal condition that landed him in a wheelchair. When his mother is condemned to jail for prostitution, ... See full summary »

Director: Joan Tewkesbury | Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Erica Leerhsen, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 69

29. Red Hot and Blue (1990 TV Movie)

88 min | Music

7.7
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Contemporary pop performers reinterpreting several songs of Cole Porter, in music videos directed by established directors.

Directors: Percy Adlon, David Byrne, Alex Cox, Jonathan Demme, Philippe Gautier, Jim Jarmusch, Neil Jordan, Edward Lachman, Adelle Lutz, John Maybury, Steve McLean, Sandy McLeod, Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Zak Ove, Mark Pellington, Roger Pomphrey, Matthew Rolston, John Scarlett-Davies, Wim Wenders | Stars: Afrika Bambaataa, Bono, David Byrne, Neneh Cherry

Votes: 137

30. The Human Face of Big Data (2014)

56 min | Documentary, News

7.6
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With the rapid emergence of digital devices, an unstoppable, invisible force is changing human lives in ways from the microscopic to the gargantuan: Big Data, a word that was barely used a ... See full summary »

Director: Sandy Smolan | Stars: Lexie Butler, Lisa Coronado, Miles Dewar, Chris Grounds

Votes: 106

31. The Guardian (2001–2004)
Episode: The Chinese Wall (2002)

44 min | Drama, Crime

7.5
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Former Pennsylvania state senator Nathan Caldwell is made senior partner by Burton, with his former chief of staff Mitchell Lichtman as associate. Nick is soon fed up having to deal with ... See full summary »

Director: Joan Tewkesbury | Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Wendy Moniz, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 48

32. The Guardian (2001–2004)

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.4
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Nick Fallin is a hotshot lawyer working at his father's ultrasuccessful Pittsburgh law firm. Unfortunately, the high life has gotten the best of Nick. Arrested for drug use, he's sentenced ... See full summary »

Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Raphael Sbarge, Dabney Coleman

Votes: 3,803

33. Common Ground (2000 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Drama

7.4
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This movie contains three short stories dealing with the theme of homosexuality. In "A Friend of Dorothy", a woman joins the Navy during the 1950's and discovers lesbianism. In "Mr. Roberts... See full summary »

Director: Donna Deitch | Stars: Erik Knudsen, Brittany Murphy, Jason Priestley, Margot Kidder

Votes: 886

34. Choke (1999)

Unrated | 98 min | Documentary

7.4
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The fight ends when someone quits or is knocked unconscious. Don't look to the referee for help. If you get into trouble, your opponent will break your elbow, knee you in the head, or choke... See full summary »

Director: Robert Raphael Goodman | Stars: Dale Cook, Wayne Emons, Gerard Gordeau, Helio Gracie

Votes: 566

35. Colors Straight Up (1997)

Documentary

7.4
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The non-profit organization, Colors United, teaches drama to a group of inner city kids. The culmination of the theater education is a musical called _Watts Side Story_

Director: Michèle Ohayon | Stars: LaToya Howlett, Oscar Sierra

Votes: 45

36. Invisible Thread (1987 TV Movie)

45 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.3
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A pair of magicians perform a magic trick involving "invisible thread" which could affect the fate of human existence.

Director: Bob Balaban | Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, Donald Acree, Evan Handler

Votes: 86

37. Golda's Balcony (2007)

95 min | Biography

7.2
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62 Metascore

In a one-woman show with archival films in the background, an almost unrecognizable Valerie Harper plays a dozen characters that cross paths with former Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir... See full synopsis »

Director: Jeremy Kagan | Star: Valerie Harper

Votes: 33

38. The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1988 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama, War

7.1
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A full-length adaptation, originally staged as a play, of the court-martial segment from the novel "The Caine Mutiny".

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Eric Bogosian, Jeff Daniels, Brad Davis, Peter Gallagher

Votes: 409

39. Cinematographer Style (2006)

86 min | Documentary

7.1
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110 of the world's top cinematographers discuss the art of how and why films look the way they do.

Director: Jon Fauer | Stars: Remi Adefarasin, Russ T. Alsobrook, Howard A. Anderson III, Howard A. Anderson

Votes: 264

40. Cousin Skeeter (1998–2001)

TV-Y | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.0
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A boy's cousin stays with his family. They get themselves into all sorts of funny situations.

Stars: Rondell Sheridan, Angela Means, Meagan Good, Robert Ri'chard

Votes: 865

41. Something Wild (1986)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.9
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73 Metascore

A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-convict husband shows up.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Melanie Griffith, George 'Red' Schwartz, Leib Lensky

Votes: 12,319 | Gross: $8.36M

42. Masters of Science Fiction (2007– )

42 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.9
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A series adapting science-fiction stories by well-known authors into 60 minute episodes, introduced by renowned physicist Stephen Hawking. Stories filmed included those of science fiction ... See full summary »

Stars: Stephen Hawking, Jason Diablo, James Cromwell, Kimberly Elise

Votes: 1,880

43. It Was a Wonderful Life (1993)

82 min | Documentary

6.9
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Feature-length documentary deals with homeless women, once secure in their middle-class status, who through divorce, misfortune, or circumstances were reduced to living on the street.

Director: Michèle Ohayon | Stars: Jodie Foster, Lou Hall, Reena Sands, Josephine

Votes: 122

44. Cousin Bobby (1992)

70 min | Documentary

6.9
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A documentary about Director Jonathan Demme's cousin, an Episcopalian minister in Harlem.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Robert W. Castle, Jonathan Demme

Votes: 97

45. Love & Other Drugs (2010)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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55 Metascore

A young woman suffering from Parkinson's befriends a drug rep working for Pfizer in 1990s Pittsburgh.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway, Judy Greer, Oliver Platt

Votes: 149,068 | Gross: $32.36M

46. New Jack City (1991)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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61 Metascore

A crime lord ascends to power and becomes megalomaniacal while a maverick police detective vows to stop him.

Director: Mario Van Peebles | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen Payne, Chris Rock

Votes: 24,800 | Gross: $47.62M

47. The Glass Shield (1994)

PG-13 | 109 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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J.J. is a rookie in the Sheriff's Department and the first black officer at that station. Racial tensions run high in the department as some of J.J.'s fellow officers resent his presence. ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Burnett | Stars: Michael Boatman, Lori Petty, Erich Anderson, Richard Anderson

Votes: 2,866 | Gross: $3.31M

48. The Devil's Arithmetic (1999 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama, Fantasy, War

6.5
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A 16-year-old American girl with an apathetic view towards her Jewish family history finds herself pulled through time into 1941 to a small Polish village where the Nazi have just began their genocidal propaganda.

Director: Donna Deitch | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Brittany Murphy, Paul Freeman, Mimi Rogers

Votes: 3,115

49. Bless Me, Ultima (2013)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, War

6.5
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65 Metascore

A drama set in New Mexico during WWII, centered on the relationship between a young man and an elderly medicine woman who helps him contend with the battle between good and evil that rages in his village.

Director: Carl Franklin | Stars: Luke Ganalon, Joseph A. Garcia, Miriam Colon, Benito Martinez

Votes: 1,076

50. Twilight Zone: Rod Serling's Lost Classics (1994 TV Movie)

89 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

6.5
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This tv movie features two stories by Rod Serling, who also wrote the stories of the original The Twilight Zone (1959) series. "The Theater": A young girl goes to the cinema to see His Girl... See full summary »

Director: Robert Markowitz | Stars: James Earl Jones, Amy Irving, Gary Cole, Patrick Bergin

Votes: 421