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1. Cake (II) (2014)

Drama

7.8
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46 Metascore

The acerbic, hilarious Claire Simmons becomes fascinated by the suicide of a woman in her chronic pain support group.

Writer: Patrick Tobin | Director: Daniel Barnz | Stars: Anna Kendrick, Jennifer Aniston, Britt Robertson, Sam Worthington

2. Palo Alto (2013)

R | 100 min | Drama

6.4
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69 Metascore

Shy, sensitive April is the class virgin, torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach Mr. B and an unrequited crush on sweet stoner Teddy. Emily, meanwhile, offers sexual ... See full summary »

Writers: Gia Coppola, James Franco | Director: Gia Coppola | Stars: Emma Roberts, James Franco, Jack Kilmer, Zoe Levin

3. The Newsroom (2012– )

TV-14 | 55 min | Drama | Active

8.6
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A news anchor's life is stirred up when he's forced to work with a new team of colleagues.

Creator: Aaron Sorkin | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Margaret Judson, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr.

4. The Mindy Project (2012– )

30 min | Comedy | Active

7.3
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A young Ob/Gyn doctor balances her personal and professional life, surrounded by quirky co-workers in a small office.

Stars: Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina, Ed Weeks, Ike Barinholtz

5. 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

6. Six Feet Under (2001–2005)

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama

8.9
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A drama series that takes a darkly comical look at members of a dysfunctional California family that runs an independent funeral home.

Creator: Alan Ball | Stars: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose

7. Argo (2012)

R | 120 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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86 Metascore

Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980.

Writers: Chris Terrio, Tony Mendez, Joshuah Bearman | Director: Ben Affleck | Stars: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Alan Arkin

8. Manglehorn (2014)

Drama

7.5
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62 Metascore

A Texas-set story of a locksmith in a small town who never got over the love of his life.

Writer: Paul Logan | Director: David Gordon Green | Stars: Al Pacino, Holly Hunter, Chris Messina, Harmony Korine

9. Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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70 Metascore

Two girlfriends on a summer holiday in Spain become enamored with the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Rebecca Hall, Scarlett Johansson, Javier Bardem, Christopher Evan Welch

10. Damages (2007–2012)

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

8.1
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A law school graduate becomes the protégée of a successful high-stakes litigator.

Creators: Glenn Kessler, Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman | Stars: Glenn Close, Rose Byrne, Tate Donovan, Zachary Booth

11. 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

12. Like Crazy (2011)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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71 Metascore

A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.

Writers: Drake Doremus, Ben York Jones | Director: Drake Doremus | Stars: Felicity Jones, Anton Yelchin, Jennifer Lawrence, Charlie Bewley

13. Ruby Sparks (2012)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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67 Metascore

A novelist struggling with writer's block finds romance in a most unusual way: by creating a female character he thinks will love him, then willing her into existence.

Writer: Zoe Kazan | Directors: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris | Stars: Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan, Annette Bening, Antonio Banderas

14. Julie & Julia (2009)

PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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66 Metascore

Julia Child's story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell's 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child's first book.

Writers: Nora Ephron, Julie Powell, Julia Child, Alex Prud'homme | Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Chris Messina, Stanley Tucci

15. Medium (2005–2011)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Suburban mom Alison Dubois attempts to balance family life with solving mysteries using her special gift. The dead send her visions of their deaths or other crimes while she sleeps.

Creator: Glenn Gordon Caron | Stars: Patricia Arquette, Miguel Sandoval, Jake Weber, Sofia Vassilieva

16. Devil (2010)

PG-13 | 80 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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44 Metascore

A group of people are trapped in an elevator and the Devil is mysteriously amongst them.

Writers: Brian Nelson, M. Night Shyamalan | Director: John Erick Dowdle | Stars: Chris Messina, Caroline Dhavernas, Bokeem Woodbine, Logan Marshall-Green

17. You've Got Mail (1998)

PG | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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57 Metascore

Two business rivals hate each other at the office but fall in love over the internet.

Writers: Miklós László, Nora Ephron, Delia Ephron | Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Greg Kinnear, Parker Posey

18. Made of Honor (2008)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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37 Metascore

A guy in love with an engaged woman tries to win her over after she asks him to be her maid of honor.

Writers: Adam Sztykiel, Deborah Kaplan, Harry Elfont | Director: Paul Weiland | Stars: Patrick Dempsey, Michelle Monaghan, Kevin McKidd, Kadeem Hardison

19. Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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59 Metascore

A divorcing couple tries to maintain their friendship while they both pursue other people.

Writers: Rashida Jones, Will McCormack | Director: Lee Toland Krieger | Stars: Rashida Jones, Andy Samberg, Elijah Wood, Emma Roberts

20. Away We Go (2009)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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58 Metascore

A couple who is expecting their first child travel around the U.S. in order to find a perfect place to start their family. Along the way, they have misadventures and find fresh connections with an assortment of relatives and old friends who just might help them discover "home" on their own terms for the first time.

Writers: Dave Eggers, Vendela Vida | Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: John Krasinski, Maya Rudolph, Allison Janney, Carmen Ejogo

21. The Siege (1998)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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53 Metascore

The secret US abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law.

Writers: Lawrence Wright, Menno Meyjes, Edward Zwick | Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Denzel Washington, Bruce Willis, Annette Bening, Tony Shalhoub

22. Third Watch (1999–2005)

44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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The exploits of a group of men and women who serve the City of New York as police officers, firemen, and paramedics in the fictional 55th Precinct.

Creators: Edward Allen Bernero, John Wells | Stars: Coby Bell, Skipp Sudduth, Jason Wiles, Molly Price

23. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

8.2
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Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Richard Malmos

24. Digging for Fire (2015)

Drama | Post-production

It's a love story about a husband and wife, played by Jake Johnson and Rosemarie DeWitt. It's about the pleasures and pains of building a family with someone, and maintaining the excitement of a relationship over a long period of time.

Writers: Jake Johnson, Joe Swanberg | Director: Joe Swanberg | Stars: Anna Kendrick, Orlando Bloom, Brie Larson, Jake Johnson

25. Greenberg (2010)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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76 Metascore

A man from Los Angeles, who moved to New York years ago, returns to L.A. to figure out his life while he house-sits for his brother. He soon sparks with his brother's assistant.

Writers: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Noah Baumbach | Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Ben Stiller, Greta Gerwig, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Rhys Ifans

26. The Giant Mechanical Man (2012)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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43 Metascore

An offbeat romantic comedy about a silver-painted street performer and the soft spoken zoo worker who falls for him.

Writer: Lee Kirk | Director: Lee Kirk | Stars: Jenna Fischer, Chris Messina, Topher Grace, Malin Akerman

27. Conan (2010– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.2
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Creator: Conan O'Brien | Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Jimmy Vivino, Jerry Vivino

28. Alex of Venice (2014)

86 min | Drama

7.6
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Workaholic attorney, Alex [Winstead] is forced to reinvent her life after her husband suddenly leaves. Now faced with the humdrum and sometimes catastrophic events that permeate the fabric ... See full summary »

Writers: Jessica Goldberg, Katie Nehra, Justin Shilton | Director: Chris Messina | Stars: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Chris Messina, Don Johnson, Derek Luke

29. Management (2008)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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50 Metascore

A traveling art saleswoman tries to shake off a flaky motel manager who falls for her and won't leave her alone.

Writer: Stephen Belber | Director: Stephen Belber | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Steve Zahn, Woody Harrelson, Margo Martindale

30. Towelhead (2007)

R | 124 min | Drama

7.0
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57 Metascore

A young Arab-American girl struggles with her sexual obsession, a bigoted Army reservist and her strict father during the Gulf War.

Writers: Alan Ball, Alicia Erian | Director: Alan Ball | Stars: Summer Bishil, Aaron Eckhart, Peter Macdissi, Chris Messina

31. 28 Hotel Rooms (2012)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama

5.7
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50 Metascore

A novelist and an accountant meet while they are traveling for work, and though they both are in relationships, their one-night stand could become something more.

Writer: Matt Ross | Director: Matt Ross | Stars: Marin Ireland, Chris Messina, Robert Deamer, Brett Collier

32. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )

60 min | News

3.7
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"Entertainment Tonight" is the #1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine in the world. Launched in 1981, ET is anchored by Mary Hart and Bob Goen. Primary substitute anchors are Jann Carl ... See full summary »

Creator: Alfred Masini | Stars: Mark Steines, Nancy O'Dell, Mary Hart, Kevin Frazier

33. An Invisible Sign (2010)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.4
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23 Metascore

Mona Gray is a 20-year-old loner who, as a child, turned to math for salvation after her father became ill. As an adult, Mona now teaches the subject and must help her students through their own crises.

Writers: Pamela Falk, Michael Ellis, Aimee Bender | Director: Marilyn Agrelo | Stars: Jessica Alba, Chris Messina, Sonia Braga, John Shea

34. The Trouble with Bliss (2011)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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38 Metascore

A guy in his mid-thirties watches as his life comically unravels after he enters into a relationship with the daughter of a former high school classmate.

Writers: Michael Knowles, Douglas Light | Director: Michael Knowles | Stars: Michael C. Hall, Peter Fonda, Lucy Liu, Brie Larson

35. Turn It Up (2000)

R | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Action

4.3
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18 Metascore

Trying to bootstrap his way out of Brooklyn's mean streets is Diamond, a rap musician. With his long-time pal Gage acting as his manager, he's trying to lay down a demo tape with cut-rate ... See full summary »

Writers: Ray 'Cory' Daniels, Chris Hudson, Kelly Hilaire, Robert Adetuyi | Director: Robert Adetuyi | Stars: Pras, Ja Rule, Jason Statham, Vondie Curtis-Hall

36. Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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44 Metascore

A graduate student (Nicholson) copes with a recent breakup by conducting interviews with various men.

Writers: John Krasinski, David Foster Wallace | Director: John Krasinski | Stars: Julianne Nicholson, Ben Shenkman, Timothy Hutton, Michael Cerveris

37. Ira & Abby (2006)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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62 Metascore

A hastily married couple quickly devolve into a life of affairs, meddling parents, and therapy.

Writer: Jennifer Westfeldt | Director: Robert Cary | Stars: Jennifer Westfeldt, Chris Messina, Jason Alexander, David Margulies

38. Humboldt County (2008)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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54 Metascore

A disillusioned medical student is stranded for a summer in a remote community of counterculture pot farmers, the last place in the world he imagined he would discover himself.

Writers: Darren Grodsky, Danny Jacobs | Directors: Darren Grodsky, Danny Jacobs | Stars: Jeremy Strong, Fairuza Balk, Peter Bogdanovich, Vicky Monroe

39. Fairhaven (2012)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Drama

5.2
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54 Metascore

Dave returns to his hometown on the Massachusetts coast for his father's funeral, where his reunion with two old friends provides a healthy dose of reality.

Writers: Chris Messina, Tom O'Brien | Director: Tom O'Brien | Stars: Chris Messina, Rich Sommer, Tom O'Brien, Sarah Paulson

41. Monogamy (2010)

Unrated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

5.0
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47 Metascore

The strained relationship of an engaged Brooklyn couple, Theo (Chris Messina) and Nat (Rashida Jones). Theo is bored with his job as a wedding photographer-the generic backgrounds, the ... See full summary »

Writers: Dana Adam Shapiro, Evan M. Wiener | Director: Dana Adam Shapiro | Stars: Chris Messina, Rashida Jones, Meital Dohan, Zak Orth

42. Anatomy of Hope (2009 TV Movie)

Drama

5.9
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Medical drama based on the lives of cancer patients. Based on Jerome Groopman's "The Anatomy of Hope: How People Prevail in the Face of Illness."

Writers: Tom Schulman, Rafael Yglesias | Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Joey King, Chris Messina, Eion Bailey, Lauren Lee Smith

43. Ordinary Sinner (2001)

91 min | Drama, Romance

5.2
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35 Metascore

Three friends encounter violence and bigotry in a small college town.

Writer: William Mahone | Director: John Henry Davis | Stars: Brendan Hines, Elizabeth Banks, Kris Park, A Martinez

44. The Oven (2014)

11 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

A young couple get into a fight before a very important party. Little do they know an outsider has tuned into their conversation.

Writer: Rebecca Gleason | Director: James Gallagher | Stars: Skylar Astin, Anna Camp, Chris Messina

45. Denise (2012)

Short, Drama

6.1
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A girl helps a guy untangle his web of lies.

Writer: Neil LaBute | Director: Lee Toland Krieger | Stars: Chris Messina, T. Lynn Mikeska, Alison Pill

46. Big Apple (2001– )

60 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

7.6
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The FBI and the New York Police Department battle to keep the mob from taking a bite out of the Big Apple.

Stars: Ed O'Neill, Kim Dickens, Michael Madsen, Jeffrey Pierce

47. Showing Up (2014)

Documentary

7.7
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An unprecedented look at the audition, compiled from more than 50 interviews with notable artists including: Kristin Chenoweth, Richard Griffiths, Zoe Kazan, Nathan Lane, Chris Messina, Sam Rockwell, and Eli Wallach.

Directors: Riad Galayini, James Morrison | Stars: Whitney Allen, Don Amendolia, Walter Bobbie, David Dean Bottrell

48. Road (2005)

6.6
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Writer: Leslie McCleave | Director: Leslie McCleave | Stars: Catherine Kellner, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, James Urbaniak, Peter Appel

49. Tearjerker

Drama | Announced

Darkly comic fable about an addictive truck driver and his estranged wife trying to love him again.

Writer: Randy Redroad | Director: Randy Redroad | Stars: Chris Messina, June Diane Raphael

50. The Crooked Corner (2005)

88 min | Mystery

7.9
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Writers: Linne Ha, James Savoca | Director: James Savoca | Stars: Natia Dune, Larry Fleischman, Marlo Marron, Chris Messina