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1. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: The Angels Take Manhattan (2012)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Family

9.0
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The Doctor takes Amy and Rory to New York, where the Weeping Angels are waiting for them. River Song returns.

Writer: Steven Moffat | Director: Nick Hurran | Stars: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, Alex Kingston

2. Oz (1997–2003)

TV-MA | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.9
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A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants.

Stars: Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen, Dean Winters

3. Oz (1997–2003)
Episode: The Routine (1997)

TV-MA | 54 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.9
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In the 'Emerald City' experimental unit of Oswald State Penitentiary, we meet some of the diverse inmates who exist in a pecking order of Gangbangers, Latinos, Muslims, Westies, Aryans and Wiseguys.

Writer: Tom Fontana | Director: Darnell Martin | Stars: Ernie Hudson, Terry Kinney, Harold Perrineau, Eamonn Walker

4. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Episode: Funhouse (2000)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Tony gets sick from food poisoning and blames Artie's restaurant. Pussy, meanwhile, reaches the end of the line.

Writers: David Chase, Todd A. Kessler | Director: John Patterson | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

5. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

PG-13 | 165 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

8.6
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78 Metascore

Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight must return to defend Gotham City against the enigmatic jewel thief Catwoman and the ruthless mercenary Bane as the city teeters on the brink of complete annihilation.

Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer, Bob Kane | Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

6. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

R | 180 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

8.3
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75 Metascore

Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.

Writers: Terence Winter, Jordan Belfort | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey

7. In Treatment (2008– )

25 min | Drama | Active

8.3
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A psychotherapist questions his abilities and gets help by reuniting with his old therapist, whom he has not seen for ten years.

Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Dianne Wiest, Michelle Forbes, Blair Underwood

8. The Avengers (2012)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.2
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69 Metascore

Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. assembles a team of superheroes to save the planet from Loki and his army.

Writers: Joss Whedon, Zak Penn | Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner

9. A Beautiful Mind (2001)

PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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72 Metascore

After a brilliant but asocial mathematician accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

Writers: Akiva Goldsman, Sylvia Nasar | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer

10. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: April: Week Four (2009)

Drama

8.2
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Paul crosses a professional boundary after analyzing April's anxieties involving her brother and mother.

Writers: Sarah Treem, Rodrigo García | Director: Jim McKay | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Alison Pill

11. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: Gina: Week Six (2009)

Drama

8.0
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Writers: Rodrigo García, Marsha Norman | Director: Richard Schiff | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Dianne Wiest

12. Hack (2002–2004)
Episode: My Brother's Keeper (2002)

44 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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Vanessa Griffin's wants her brother Teddy to get off drugs and asks for Olshansky's help. Olshansky agrees to help but gets involved with a violent drug gang when Teddy steals their drug stash.

Creator: David Koepp | Director: Harry Winer | Stars: David Morse, George Dzundza, Matthew Borish, Andre Braugher

13. Jonny Zero (2005– )

60 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

7.9
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An ex-con wants to start an honest life. His old crime outfit wants him, as well as an FBI agent who's working on a case against his former partners in crime. All he wants is to regain his family's trust and help those in need.

Creator: Ken Sanzel | Stars: Sean Moran, Ritchie Coster, Franky G, Anthony Desio

14. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: April: Week Seven (2009)

Drama

7.9
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April shares some news with Paul that sets the stage for a dialogue about facing her anger, and her future.

Writers: Sarah Treem, Rodrigo García | Director: Jim McKay | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Alison Pill

15. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: April: Week Three (2009)

Drama

7.9
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April's memories of a childhood near-tragedy underscore her lifelong independence issues.

Writers: Sarah Treem, Rodrigo García | Director: Paris Barclay | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Alison Pill

16. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: Gina: Week Seven (2009)

Drama

7.9
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Writers: Rodrigo García, Marsha Norman | Director: Paris Barclay | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Dianne Wiest

17. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: April: Week Five (2009)

Drama

7.8
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April's revelation about her best friend Leah triggers a discussion with Paul about reliance-and April's unwillingness to lean on those closest to her.

Writers: Sarah Treem, Rodrigo García | Director: Jim McKay | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Alison Pill

18. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: April: Week One (2009)

Drama

7.8
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Paul is alarmed to learn that his new patient April, an architecture student, harbors a life-threatening secret she refuses to share with her parents.

Writers: Rodrigo García, Warren Leight, Sarah Treem | Director: Paris Barclay | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Alison Pill

19. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: Gina: Week Five (2009)

Drama

7.8
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Writers: Rodrigo García, Marsha Norman | Director: Terry George | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Dianne Wiest, Glynn Turman, Michelle Forbes

20. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: Gina: Week Three (2009)

Drama

7.8
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Writers: Rodrigo García, Marsha Norman | Director: Jean de Segonzac | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Dianne Wiest, Laila Robins

21. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: Oliver: Week Seven (2009)

Drama

7.8
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Bess and Luke find closure after a tough week; Paul tries to allay Oliver's fears.

Writers: Keith Bunin, Rodrigo García | Director: Ryan Fleck | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Aaron Grady Shaw, Russell Hornsby, Sherri Saum

22. Hack (2002–2004)
Episode: Songs in the Night (2002)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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After reluctantly picking up Chuck, a frantic naked fare, Olshansky agrees to help him track down the hooker who stole his wallet, clothes and, most importantly, his wedding rig. but the hooker's pimp has already gotten the ring from her.

Creator: David Koepp | Director: Félix Enríquez Alcalá | Stars: David Morse, George Dzundza, Matthew Borish, Andre Braugher

23. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: Gina: Week Four (2009)

Drama

7.7
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Writers: Rodrigo García, Marsha Norman | Director: Paris Barclay | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Dianne Wiest, Laila Robins, James A. Stephens

24. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: Mia: Week Four (2009)

Drama

7.7
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Paul exposes the emotional insecurity that may have led to Mia's recent unruly weekend.

Writers: Rodrigo García, Jacquelyn Reingold | Director: Joshua Marston | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Hope Davis

25. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: Mia: Week Seven (2009)

Drama

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After failing to lure Paul into a trap, Mia ends up making a life-changing decision.

Writers: Rodrigo García, Jacquelyn Reingold | Director: Courtney Hunt | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Hope Davis

26. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: Oliver: Week Four (2009)

Drama

7.7
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Despite Bess' assurances, Paul worries that Oliver's recent exemplary behavior is merely an illusion.

Writers: Keith Bunin, Rodrigo García | Director: Ryan Fleck | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Aaron Grady Shaw, Sherri Saum

27. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: Walter: Week Four (2009)

Drama

7.7
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Walter confronts his feelings of duty and loss in the wake of a professional 'perfect storm.'

Writers: Rodrigo García, Warren Leight | Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, John Mahoney

28. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: Walter: Week Six (2009)

Drama

7.7
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Paul tries to get Walter to embrace his vulnerable side.

Writers: Rodrigo García, Warren Leight | Director: Paris Barclay | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, John Mahoney, Lauren Hodges

29. 42 (2013)

PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.6
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62 Metascore

The story of Jackie Robinson from his signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers organization in 1945 to his historic 1947 rookie season when he broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball.

Writer: Brian Helgeland | Director: Brian Helgeland | Stars: Chadwick Boseman, T.R. Knight, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie

30. Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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67 Metascore

An African American mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.

Writer: Jim Jarmusch | Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Henry Silva, John Tormey, Cliff Gorman

31. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: April: Week Six (2009)

Drama

7.6
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Accused of betrayal, Paul defends his actions while addressing April's deep-rooted insecurities.

Writers: Rodrigo García, Sarah Treem | Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Alison Pill

32. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: April: Week Two (2009)

Drama

7.6
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April details her detachment from a former boyfriend and his current partner, both of whom are concerned about her current illness.

Writers: Sarah Treem, Rodrigo García | Director: Hagai Levi | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Alison Pill

33. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: Gina: Week Two (2009)

Drama

7.6
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Writers: Rodrigo García, Marsha Norman | Director: Terry George | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Dianne Wiest, Michelle Forbes, Laila Robins

34. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: Oliver: Week Three (2009)

Drama

7.6
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Bess and Luke disagree over whether Oliver's weeklong stay at his father's was a success.

Writers: Keith Bunin, Rodrigo García | Director: Ryan Fleck | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Max Burkholder, Aaron Grady Shaw, Russell Hornsby

35. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: Walter: Week Two (2009)

Drama

7.6
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Paul links Walter's panic attacks to a childhood tragedy.

Writers: Rodrigo García, Pat Healy | Director: Hagai Levi | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, John Mahoney, Chad Gittens, Mae Whitman

36. Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

R | 104 min | Drama, Music

7.5
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92 Metascore

A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961.

Writers: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund

37. Doubt (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Mystery

7.5
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68 Metascore

A Catholic school principal questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student.

Writer: John Patrick Shanley | Director: John Patrick Shanley | Stars: Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Viola Davis

38. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: Gina: Week One (2009)

Drama

7.5
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Writers: Rodrigo García, Warren Leight, Marsha Norman | Director: Terry George | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Dianne Wiest, Laila Robins, Bruce-Robert Serafin

39. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: Mia: Week Three (2009)

Drama

7.5
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Laura's deposition in the Alex Prince case spills into Paul's session with Mia.

Writers: Rodrigo García, Jacquelyn Reingold | Director: Paris Barclay | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Hope Davis

40. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: Oliver: Week Six (2009)

Drama

7.5
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Ignoring Paul's and Oliver's objections, Luke and Bess come up with a plan that will alter their family structure and dynamics.

Writers: Keith Bunin, Rodrigo García | Director: Paris Barclay | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Aaron Grady Shaw, Russell Hornsby, Sherri Saum

41. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: Walter: Week Five (2009)

Drama

7.5
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Paul concludes that Walter's recent actions make him a risk to himself.

Writers: Rodrigo García, Warren Leight | Director: Jean de Segonzac | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, John Mahoney, Lauren Hodges

42. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: Walter: Week Three (2009)

Drama

7.5
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In the midst of a corporate crisis, Walter recounts an emotional attempt to rescue and protect his daughter.

Writers: Rodrigo García, Pat Healy | Director: Norberto Barba | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, John Mahoney

43. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

PG | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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54 Metascore

A day-dreamer escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance and action. When his job along with that of his co-worker are threatened, he takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined.

Writers: Steve Conrad, James Thurber | Director: Ben Stiller | Stars: Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Jon Daly, Kathryn Hahn

44. Spider-Man 2 (2004)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure

7.4
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83 Metascore

Peter Parker is beset with troubles in his failing personal life as he battles a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius.

Writers: Stan Lee, Steve Ditko, Alfred Gough, Miles Millar, Michael Chabon, Alvin Sargent | Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Alfred Molina, James Franco

45. Rounders (1998)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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54 Metascore

A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.

Writers: David Levien, Brian Koppelman | Director: John Dahl | Stars: Matt Damon, Edward Norton, Gretchen Mol, John Malkovich

46. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: Mia: Week Five (2009)

Drama

7.4
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Paul and Mia examine issues of life, death, loneliness and last chances.

Writers: Rodrigo García, Jacquelyn Reingold | Director: Paris Barclay | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Hope Davis

47. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: Mia: Week One (2009)

Drama

7.4
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A surprise subpoena brings Paul back into the life of a former patient and current malpractice lawyer named Mia.

Writers: Rodrigo García, Warren Leight, Jacquelyn Reingold | Director: Paris Barclay | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Hope Davis, Mike Doyle, Glynn Turman

48. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: Mia: Week Six (2009)

Drama

7.4
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A recent setback allows Paul to help Mia re-examine her contentious relationship with her mother.

Writers: Rodrigo García, Jacquelyn Reingold | Director: Ryan Fleck | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Hope Davis

49. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: Oliver: Week Five (2009)

Drama

7.4
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Oliver's recent deteriorating behavior at home and school vexes his father, who's dealing with personal issues of his own.

Writers: Keith Bunin, Rodrigo García | Director: Ryan Fleck | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Aaron Grady Shaw, Russell Hornsby, Keith Nobbs

50. In Treatment (2008– )
Episode: Oliver: Week Two (2009)

Drama

7.4
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Fearing his behavior has led to his parents' estrangement, Oliver outlines the difficulty he's having living between two homes.

Writers: Keith Bunin, Rodrigo García | Director: Ryan Fleck | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Shawna Christensen, Aaron Grady Shaw, Chris Heuisler