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1. The Wire (2002–2008)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

9.4
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Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of drug dealers, and law enforcement.

Creator: David Simon | Stars: Dominic West, John Doman, Deirdre Lovejoy, Wendell Pierce

2. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active

8.1
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This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a new elite squad of NYPD detectives who investigate sexually related crimes.

Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Dann Florek, Richard Belzer

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. Garden State (2004)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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67 Metascore

A quietly troubled young man returns home for his mother's funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade.

Writer: Zach Braff | Director: Zach Braff | Stars: Zach Braff, Peter Sarsgaard, Natalie Portman, Ian Holm

5. Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.1
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50 Metascore

Romantic sparks occur between two dance students from different backgrounds at the Maryland School of the Arts.

Writers: Toni Ann Johnson, Karen Barna, Duane Adler | Director: Jon M. Chu | Stars: Robert Hoffman, Briana Evigan, Cassie Ventura, Adam G. Sevani

6. Live Free or Die Hard (2007)

PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.3
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69 Metascore

John McClane and a young hacker join forces to take down master cyber-terrorist Thomas Gabriel in Washington D.C.

Writers: Mark Bomback, David Marconi, John Carlin, Roderick Thorp | Director: Len Wiseman | Stars: Bruce Willis, Justin Long, Timothy Olyphant, Maggie Q

7. We Own the Night (2007)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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59 Metascore

A New York nightclub manager tries to save his brother and father from Russian mafia hit men.

Writer: James Gray | Director: James Gray | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Wahlberg, Eva Mendes, Danny Hoch

8. 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 drama 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

9. Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Music, Drama

7.0
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65 Metascore

A series of vignettes that all have coffee and cigarettes in common.

Writer: Jim Jarmusch | Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Bill Murray, Tom Waits, Roberto Benigni, RZA

10. Big Night (1996)

R | 107 min | Drama

7.4
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80 Metascore

A failing Italian restaurant run by two brothers gambles on one special night to try to save the business.

Writers: Joseph Tropiano, Stanley Tucci | Directors: Campbell Scott, Stanley Tucci | Stars: Tony Shalhoub, Stanley Tucci, Marc Anthony, Larry Block

11. Reservation Road (2007)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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46 Metascore

On a warm September evening, college professor Ethan Learner, his wife Grace, and their daughter Emma are attending a recital. Their 10-year-old son Josh is playing cello - beautifully, as ... See full summary »

Writers: John Burnham Schwartz, Terry George | Director: Terry George | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Connelly, Elle Fanning

12. Bad Lieutenant (1992)

NC-17 | 96 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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67 Metascore

While investigating a young nun's rape, a corrupt New York City police detective, with a serious drug and gambling addiction, tries to change his ways and find forgiveness.

Writers: Victor Argo, Paul Calderon, Abel Ferrara, Zoë Lund | Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Victor Argo, Paul Calderon, Leonard L. Thomas

13. 200 Cigarettes (1999)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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33 Metascore

A collection of twentysomethings try to cope with relationships, loneliness, desire and their individual neuroses.

Writer: Shana Larsen | Director: Risa Bramon Garcia | Stars: Ben Affleck, Casey Affleck, Dave Chappelle, Guillermo Díaz

14. Pollock (2000)

R | 122 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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77 Metascore

A film about the life and career of the American painter, Jackson Pollock.

Writers: Steven Naifeh, Gregory White Smith, Barbara Turner, Susan Emshwiller | Director: Ed Harris | Stars: Ed Harris, Marcia Gay Harden, Tom Bower, Jennifer Connelly

15. Bella (2006)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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47 Metascore

Sooner or later every one of us will face an irreversible moment that will change our lives forever. If it hasn't happened to you yet...it will. BELLA is a true love story about how one day in New York City changed three people forever.

Writers: Alejandro Monteverde, Patrick Million, Leo Severino | Director: Alejandro Monteverde | Stars: Eduardo Verástegui, Tammy Blanchard, Manny Perez, Ali Landry

16. Loverboy (2005)

R | 84 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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45 Metascore

A neglected daughter becomes a possessive mother in an emotional journey into the heart and mind of a woman who loved too much.

Writers: Hannah Shakespeare, Victoria Redel | Director: Kevin Bacon | Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, Dominic Scott Kay, Campbell Scott, Kevin Bacon

17. I Hate Valentine's Day (2009)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

4.6
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17 Metascore

A florist, who abides by a strict five-date-limit with any man, finds herself wanting more with the new restaurateur in town.

Writers: Nia Vardalos, Stephen David, Ben Zook | Director: Nia Vardalos | Stars: Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Judah Friedlander, Stephen Guarino

18. Every Day (2010)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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48 Metascore

A comedy about a New York City couple (Schreiber and Hunt) in romantic and family crises.

Writer: Richard Levine | Director: Richard Levine | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Helen Hunt, Carla Gugino, Ezra Miller

19. P.S. (2004)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.3
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55 Metascore

An unfulfilled divorced woman gets the chance to relive her past when she meets a young man who appears to be her high school sweetheart who died many years before.

Writers: Helen Schulman, Dylan Kidd | Director: Dylan Kidd | Stars: Laura Linney, Topher Grace, Marcia Gay Harden, Gabriel Byrne

20. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

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"ABC Afterschool Specials" was the umbrella show name for various educational shows that were shown in the afternoon, occasionally. Each episode was produced by a separate company.

Creator: Guy Fraumeni | Stars: Lance Kerwin, Samaria Graham, Mara Hobel, Alexa Kenin

21. It Had to Be You (2000)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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Two strangers meet and fall in love during the weekend that they are planning their respective weddings.

Writer: Steven Feder | Director: Steven Feder | Stars: Natasha Henstridge, Michael Vartan, Michael Rispoli, Olivia d'Abo

22. Camp Hell (2010)

R | 99 min | Drama, Horror

3.5
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Evil invades a children's spiritual retreat.

Writer: George VanBuskirk | Director: George VanBuskirk | Stars: Dana Delany, Andrew McCarthy, Caroline London, Will Denton

23. Now and Again (1999–2000)

TV-14 | 45 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

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When Michael Wiseman is killed in a tragic subway accident, the U.S. government covertly makes him an offer he can't refuse; they "keep his brain alive" and place it into a new, genetically... See full summary »

Creator: Glenn Gordon Caron | Stars: Gerrit Graham, Heather Matarazzo, Eric Close, Dennis Haysbert

24. Diggers (2006)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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66 Metascore

A coming-of-age story about four working-class friends growing up in Long Island, New York, as clam diggers. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as their grandfathers before them.

Writer: Ken Marino | Director: Katherine Dieckmann | Stars: Paul Rudd, Ken Marino, Maura Tierney, Ron Eldard

25. Happy End (2003)

98 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

5.5
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Val is 23 years old and full of dreams. She travels to New York to become an actress. She is lonely in a strange country, in a strange city, with little money and no friends. In her path, ... See full summary »

Writer: Amos Kollek | Director: Amos Kollek | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Justin Theroux, Jennifer Tilly, Laila Robins

26. Heavy (1995)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

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75 Metascore

The life of an overweight, unhappy cook is changed after a kind, beautiful college drop-out comes to work as a waitress at he and his mother's road-side restaurant.

Writer: James Mangold | Director: James Mangold | Stars: Pruitt Taylor Vince, Shelley Winters, Liv Tyler, Deborah Harry

27. Return to Sleepaway Camp (2008 Video)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Horror

4.3
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It's summer camp as usual at Camp Manabe where the kids torment each other for fun while the underpaid camp staff provides as little supervision as possible. Greedy camp owner Frank and ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Hiltzik | Director: Robert Hiltzik | Stars: Vincent Pastore, Michael Gibney, Paul DeAngelo, Jonathan Tiersten

28. The Impostors (1998)

R | 101 min | Comedy

6.5
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In an attempt to resurrect the slapstick comedy of Laurel and Hardy or The Marx Brothers, Stanley Tucci and Oliver Platt team-up as two out-of-work actors who accidentally stowaway on a ... See full summary »

Writer: Stanley Tucci | Director: Stanley Tucci | Stars: Oliver Platt, Stanley Tucci, Walker Jones, Jessica Walling

29. Dangerous Game (1993)

R | 108 min | Drama

5.7
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A New York film director, working on his latest movie in Los Angeles, begins to reflect the actions in his movie and real life, especially when he begins an affair with the lead actress.

Writer: Nicholas St. John | Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Madonna, James Russo, Nancy Ferrara

30. Rear Window (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.5
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Modern remake of Rear Window in which the lead character is paralyzed and lives in a high-tech home filled with assistive technology.

Writers: Cornell Woolrich, Eric Overmyer, Larry Gross | Director: Jeff Bleckner | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Daryl Hannah, Robert Forster, Ruben Santiago-Hudson

31. New Rose Hotel (1998)

R | 93 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

4.7
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31 Metascore

Maas and Hosaka are two large Corporations in the future world. They are fighting to get control over the best minds of the world. The best is Hiroshi and at the moment he is working for ... See full summary »

Writers: William Gibson, Abel Ferrara, Christ Zois | Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Christopher Walken, Willem Dafoe, Asia Argento, Annabella Sciorra

32. The $treet (2000–2001)

60 min | Drama

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Set in the world of corporate stock trading, "The $treet" follows the lives of a group of employees working in a small New York City Wall Street trading company whom include expert broker ... See full summary »

Creator: Jeff Rake | Stars: Tom Everett Scott, Nina Garbiras, Christian Campbell, Melissa De Sousa

33. A Secret Promise (2009)

PG-13 | 88 min | Drama

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Wealthy and successful businessman Ferro Olivetti (Victor Alfieri) enjoys the privileges and perks of his social stature, but on his father's deathbed he promises to obey "his father's will... See full summary »

Writer: Fred Manocherian | Director: Fred Manocherian | Stars: Victor Alfieri, Ione Skye, Gerry Bamman, Ivo Velon

34. A Crime (2006)

R | 103 min | Crime, Thriller

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Vincent's life is on hold until he finds his wife's killer. Alice, his neighbor, is convinced she can make him happy. She decides to invent a culprit, so that Vincent can find revenge and leave the past behind. But there is no ideal culprit and no perfect crime...

Writers: Tonino Benacquista, Manuel Pradal | Director: Manuel Pradal | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Emmanuelle Béart, Norman Reedus, Joe Grifasi

35. Montana (1998)

R | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.4
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Claire is a tough gang member that has to find the Boss' mistress, Kitty, who ran away from him. She is accompanied by Boss' trigger-happy son Jimmy. Claire's colleague gangster Nick is ... See full summary »

Writers: Erich Hoeber, Jon Hoeber | Director: Jennifer Leitzes | Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, Stanley Tucci, Robin Tunney, Robbie Coltrane

36. Killer: A Journal of Murder (1995)

R | 91 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Carl Panzram is sent to Leavenworth Prison for burglary. While there, he is brutally beaten by a guard. Neophyte guard Henry Lesser feels sympathy for Panzram, befriends him, and gets him ... See full summary »

Writers: Thomas E. Gaddis, James Long, Tim Metcalfe | Director: Tim Metcalfe | Stars: James Woods, Robert Sean Leonard, Ellen Greene, Cara Buono

37. Earthly Possessions (1999 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.3
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A bored wife, who is planning to run away from her minister husband, is taken hostage in a bank robbery. However, she sees the thrill in being involved in the chase and becomes an ... See full summary »

Writers: Anne Tyler, Steven Rogers | Director: James Lapine | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Phoebe Lapine, Anna Rose Menken, Marge Redmond

38. Why George? (2005)

Short, Drama, Romance

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Writer: Shari Umansky | Director: David Sonkin | Stars: Matthew Del Negro, Yan England, Tim Kubart, Sabin Lomac

39. 'R Xmas (2001)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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55 Metascore

A New York drug dealer is kidnapped, and his wife must try to come up with the money and drugs to free him from his abductors before Christmas.

Writers: Cassandra De Jesus, Abel Ferrara, Scott Pardo | Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Drea de Matteo, Lillo Brancato, Lisa Valens, Ice-T

40. SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground (1997 TV Movie)

R | 80 min | Drama

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The actual experiences of New York City subway riders are dramatized in a collection of 10 intriguing and very different vignettes. The tales showcase an ensemble of familiar faces, and ... See full summary »

Creator: Rosie Perez | Directors: Bob Balaban, Patricia Benoit, Julie Dash, Jonathan Demme, Ted Demme, Abel Ferrara, Alison Maclean, Craig McKay, Lucas Platt, Seth Zvi Rosenfeld | Stars: Bill Irwin, KRS-One, Tina North, Paul Lazar

41. Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker (1994 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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The story of Johnson Whittaker, one of the first African-American cadets admitted to West Point. Tied down and beaten by his fellow cadets, Whittaker was court-martialed on the grounds that... See full summary »

Writer: Harry Moses | Director: Harry Moses | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Sam Waterston, Mason Adams, Val Avery

42. Drop Squad (1994)

R | 86 min | Drama

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Political satire about an underground militant group that kidnaps African-Americans who have sold out their race. The story follows as the group led Curtis-Hall and Rhames kidnaps an ... See full summary »

Writers: David Taylor, David C. Johnson, Butch Robinson | Director: David C. Johnson | Stars: Eriq La Salle, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Ving Rhames, Kasi Lemmons

43. Natale a New York (2006)

111 min | Comedy

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Writers: Alessandro Bencivenni, Fausto Brizzi, Marco Martani, Neri Parenti, Domenico Saverni | Director: Neri Parenti | Stars: Christian De Sica, Sabrina Ferilli, Massimo Ghini, Claudio Bisio

44. Asmali konak: Hayat (2003)

120 min | Drama

3.5
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Writers: Mahinur Ergun, Abdullah Oguz, Meral Okay | Director: Abdullah Oguz | Stars: Özcan Deniz, Nurgül Yesilçay, Selda Alkor, Efsun Alper

45. The Prosecutors (1996 TV Movie)

91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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Writers: Tom Fontana, Lynda La Plante, Julie Martin | Director: Rod Holcomb | Stars: Stockard Channing, Michelle Forbes, Judy Reyes, Jeffrey D. Sams

46. Copshop (2004 TV Movie)

Drama

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Creator: David Black | Directors: Anita W. Addison, Joe Cacaci | Stars: Blair Brown, Annie Campbell, Jessica Dickey, Richard Dreyfuss

47. Advice to the Lovelorn (1981 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

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This was a pilot for a series centering on Maggie Dale, an advice columnist. This was somewhat in the tradition of shows like Fantasy Island. When she receives a letter, the writer's ... See full summary »

Writer: Howard Berk | Director: Harry Falk | Stars: Cloris Leachman, Kelly Bishop, Walter Brooke, Melissa Sue Anderson

48. The Wannabe (2006)

24 min | Short, Drama

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1990. The Bronx. A young man dares to cross the line between reality and fantasy. What price should he pay? Based on a true story connected to a shooting at the legendary Palladium nightclub.

Writer: Althea Wasow | Director: Althea Wasow | Stars: Ramon Rodriguez, Suzette Gunn, Annabelle Paez, Mara Sanchez

49. Max (1976)

20 min | Short

8.3
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Max(Jack Gilford), an 86-year-old backstage doorman at New York's Belasco Theatre, finds a young actress(Lynne Lipton) rehearsing after hours. They strike up a long conversation in which ... See full summary »

Writers: Jack Gilford, Joe Gilford, Jennifer Lax | Director: Joe Gilford | Stars: Jack Gilford, Lynne Lipton, David McDaniel

50. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Betrayal (2008)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A wife is accused of shooting her therapist husband over an inappropriate relationship with a teenage client. She acts as her own counsel and claims she was also one of his teenage victims

Writers: Dick Wolf, Richard Sweren, Gina Gionfriddo | Director: Marc Levin | Stars: Jesse L. Martin, Jeremy Sisto, S. Epatha Merkerson, Linus Roache