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1. Interstellar (2014)

PG-13 | 169 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

9.5
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77 Metascore

A group of explorers make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan | Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Bill Irwin

2. Helix (2014– )

40 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller | Active

7.0
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A team of scientists are thrust into a potentially life-or-death situation in this thriller, which begins with the group being deployed to the Arctic to secretly investigate what could be a disease outbreak.

Creator: Cameron Porsandeh | Stars: Billy Campbell, Kyra Zagorsky, Jordan Hayes, Neil Napier

3. How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)

PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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45 Metascore

Benjamin Barry is an advertising executive and ladies' man who, to win a big campaign, bets that he can make a woman fall in love with him in 10 days. Andie Anderson covers the "How To" beat for "Composure" magazine and is assigned to write an article on "How to Lose a Guy in 10 days." They meet in a bar shortly after the bet is made.

Writers: Michele Alexander, Jeannie Long, Kristen Buckley, Brian Regan, Burr Steers | Director: Donald Petrie | Stars: Kate Hudson, Matthew McConaughey, Adam Goldberg, Kathryn Hahn

4. Contact (1997)

PG | 150 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.4
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62 Metascore

Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of intelligent aliens, who send plans for a mysterious machine.

Writers: Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan, James V. Hart, Michael Goldenberg | Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt

5. Sleepless in Seattle (1993)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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72 Metascore

A recently widowed man's son calls a radio talk-show in an attempt to find his father a partner.

Writers: Jeff Arch, Nora Ephron, David S. Ward | Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Ross Malinger, Rita Wilson

6. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Three 40-something best friends from Los Angeles are flying to Paris when their plane makes an emergency landing in Cleveland. Realizing that all the norms from Los Angeles don't apply anymore, they decide to celebrate a city that values real women and stay where they're still considered hot.

Creator: Suzanne Martin | Stars: Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick, Betty White

7. Flashdance (1983)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance, Music

6.0
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35 Metascore

A Pittsburgh woman with two jobs as a welder and an exotic dancer wants to get into ballet school.

Writers: Thomas Hedley Jr., Joe Eszterhas | Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri, Lilia Skala, Sunny Johnson

8. A Single Man (2009)

R | 99 min | Drama

7.6
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77 Metascore

An English professor, one year after the sudden death of his boyfriend, is unable to cope with his typical days in 1960s Los Angeles.

Writers: Christopher Isherwood, Tom Ford, David Scearce | Director: Tom Ford | Stars: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Matthew Goode, Nicholas Hoult

9. 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

10. Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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The story centers on a 14-year-old girl who keeps a diary about the ups and downs of being a teenager, including the things she learns about kissing.

Writers: Gurinder Chadha, Paul Mayeda Berges, Will McRobb, Chris Viscardi, Louise Rennison | Director: Gurinder Chadha | Stars: Georgia Groome, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Karen Taylor, Alan Davies

11. The Invention of Lying (2009)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.4
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58 Metascore

A comedy set in a world where no one has ever lied, until a writer seizes the opportunity for personal gain.

Writers: Ricky Gervais, Matthew Robinson | Directors: Ricky Gervais, Matthew Robinson | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Jennifer Garner, Jonah Hill, Louis C.K.

12. Adventures in Babysitting (1987)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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Chris Parker agrees to babysit after her "dread" date stands her up. Expecting a dull evening, Chris settles down with three kids for a night of TV... and boredom. But when her frantic ... See full summary »

Writer: David Simkins | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Elisabeth Shue, Maia Brewton, Keith Coogan, Anthony Rapp

13. The Fisher King (1991)

R | 137 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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61 Metascore

A former radio DJ, suicidally despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake.

Writer: Richard LaGravenese | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Robin Williams, Adam Bryant, Paul Lombardi

14. One Fine Day (1996)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Melanie Parker, an architect and mother of Sammy, and Jack Taylor, a newspaper columnist and father of Maggie, are both divorced. They meet one morning when overwhelmed Jack is left ... See full summary »

Writers: Terrel Seltzer, Ellen Simon | Director: Michael Hoffman | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, George Clooney, Mae Whitman, Alex D. Linz

15. Hope Floats (1998)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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42 Metascore

Birdee Calvert must choose between her morals and her heart after her husband divorces her and a charming young man, who her daughter disapproves of, comes back into her life.

Writer: Steven Rogers | Director: Forest Whitaker | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Harry Connick Jr., Gena Rowlands, Mae Whitman

16. Someone Like You... (2001)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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32 Metascore

After being jilted by her boyfriend, a talkshow talent scout writes a sexist column accusing all men of being cheaters, which gains her national fame.

Writers: Laura Zigman, Elizabeth Chandler | Director: Tony Goldwyn | Stars: Ashley Judd, Greg Kinnear, Hugh Jackman, Marisa Tomei

17. Abandon (2002)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

4.8
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36 Metascore

A senior at an elite college, already under severe pressure to complete her thesis and land a prestigious job, must confront the sudden reappearance of her old boyfriend, after his two year... See full summary »

Writer: Stephen Gaghan | Director: Stephen Gaghan | Stars: Katie Holmes, Benjamin Bratt, Charlie Hunnam, Zooey Deschanel

18. Bad Girls (1994)

R | 99 min | Western

5.0
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Four prostitutes join together to travel the Old West.

Writers: Albert S. Ruddy, Charles Finch, Gray Frederickson, Ken Friedman, Yolande Turner | Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Madeleine Stowe, Mary Stuart Masterson, Andie MacDowell, Drew Barrymore

19. The Soul Man (2012– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy | Active

5.8
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"The Soul Man" revolves around R&B superstar-turned-minister Reverend Boyce "The Voice" Ballentine, who was living the high life in Las Vegas at the top of the music charts when he gets the... See full summary »

Creators: Cedric the Entertainer, Suzanne Martin | Stars: Cedric the Entertainer, Niecy Nash, Wesley Jonathan, John Beasley

20. The '60s (1999 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 172 min | Drama

6.9
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The Herlihys are a working class family from Chicago whose three children take wildly divergent paths: Brian joins the Marines right out of High School and goes to Vietnam, Michael becomes ... See full summary »

Writers: Bill Couturié, Robert Greenfield, Jeffrey Alan Fiskin | Director: Mark Piznarski | Stars: Josh Hamilton, Julia Stiles, Jerry O'Connell, Jeremy Sisto

21. I Love Your Work (2003)

R | 111 min | Drama, Mystery

5.3
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39 Metascore

The film follows fictional movie star Gray Evans through the disintegration of his marriage, his gradual mental breakdown, and his increasing obsession with a young film student who reminds... See full summary »

Writers: Adrian Butchart, Adam Goldberg | Director: Adam Goldberg | Stars: Marisa Coughlan, Judy Greer, Shalom Harlow, Jared Harris

22. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

23. This Is My Life (1992)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

5.9
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A stand-up comic (Julie Kavner) neglects her two daughters in the midst of her newfound fame.

Writers: Meg Wolitzer, Nora Ephron, Delia Ephron | Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: Julie Kavner, Samantha Mathis, Gaby Hoffmann, Carrie Fisher

24. Heartbreak Hotel (1988)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

5.7
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When a teen tries to set up a band at his school, his mother who was a big fan of Elvis Presley gets in a wreck he and his band members decides to kidnap Elvis and have him hooked up with his mother.

Writer: Chris Columbus | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: David Keith, Tuesday Weld, Charlie Schlatter, Angela Goethals

25. The Hot Zone (TV Mini-Series)

Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | Announced

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27. Pie in the Sky (1996)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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A whimsical saga of a young man whose two life-consuming passions are unraveling traffic gridlock and an avant-garde dancer. A romantic comedy.

Writer: Bryan Gordon | Director: Bryan Gordon | Stars: Josh Charles, Anne Heche, John Goodman, Christine Lahti

28. The Independents (2013– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

8.7
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Stars: Lisa Kennedy Montgomery, Matt Welch, Kmele Foster, Gavin McInnes

29. Reel Herstory: The Real Story of Reel Women (2014)

145 min | Documentary, Biography, History | Completed

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Using rare footage and exclusive interviews with filmmakers from all over the globe, "Reel Herstory" corrects the historic notion that women behind the scenes in motion pictures held ... See full summary »

Writers: Ally Acker, Jolie Barbiere, Rebecca Kingsley, David Minckler, Wayne Nicolosi, Nancy Recant | Director: Ally Acker | Stars: Jodie Foster, Dede Allen, Gillian Armstrong, Margaret Booth

30. Naked Hollywood (1991 TV Mini-Series)

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Stars: William Bast, Roger Birnbaum, Mel Brooks, Jerry Bruckheimer

31. The Media Show (1987–1990)

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Stars: Emma Freud, Muriel Gray, John Hegarty, Judith Williamson

32. Hello, He Lied & Other Truths from the Hollywood Trenches (2002 TV Movie)

46 min | Documentary

6.3
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This documentary, shown on the American Movie Classics (AMC) cable channel, answers the question "What does a movie producer do?" It takes the viewer through every step of movie production.... See full summary »

Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Stars: Lynda Obst, Barbara Boyle, David Brown, Mark Canton

33. Vibes

Comedy, Sci-Fi | Announced

A teenage high school student wakes up one day with the ability to read peoples' minds, which is cool, until she finds out what everyone really thinks about her.

Writers: Tiffany Paulsen, Amy Kathleen Ryan

34. The History of 'Flashdance' (2007 Video)

15 min | Documentary, Short

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Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Jerry Bruckheimer, Adrian Lyne, Michael Nouri, Lynda Obst

35. Dover

Drama | Announced

A drama centered on the 2005 trial that stopped a Pennsylvania school board from teaching intelligent design over evolution.

Writer: Ron Nyswaner

36. What Was I Thinking?

Comedy | Announced

A quartet of girlfriends take a hedonistic ski trip after one of them gets dumped.

Writers: Barbara Davilman, Liz Dubelman, Susanna Fogel, Joni Lefkowitz

37. From Weepies to Chick Flicks (2010 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

5.9
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Writers: Clara Kuperberg, Julia Kuperberg | Directors: Clara Kuperberg, Julia Kuperberg | Stars: Kim Adelman, Kim Adelman, Delia Ephron, Nora Ephron

38. The Cycle (2012– )

60 min | News

4.5
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Daily news/opinion shows featuring journalists, commentators, and news makers.

Stars: Krystal Ball, Toure, S.E. Cupp, Steve Kornacki

39. Releasing the 'Flashdance' Phenomenon (2007 Video)

9 min | Short

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Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Adrian Lyne, Lynda Obst, Bud S. Smith

40. Helix (2014– )
Episode: 274 (2014)

Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.5
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As Alan (Billy Campbell) sets up an isolation unit to quarantine the infected lab workers, Walker (Kyra Zagorsky) and Jordan (Jordan Hayes) each face the possibility that they have the deadly virus, too.

Creator: Cameron Porsandeh | Director: Steven A. Adelson | Stars: Billy Campbell, Hiroyuki Sanada, Kyra Zagorsky, Mark Ghanimé

41. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
Episode: A Box Full of Puppies (2012)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.7
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During a trip to the vet, Elka tries to teach Mamie how to flirt. Joy's turned on by the idea of male pet-owners - especially when a smoldering fireman walks in. Victoria's interviewed by her daughter about second acts in life.

Creator: Suzanne Martin | Director: Dennis Capps | Stars: Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick, Betty White

42. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
Episode: A Midwinter Night's Sex Comedy (2012)

TV-PG | Comedy

9.0
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Melanie's boss puts her in an awkward position with her attractive co-worker, while Joy is self-conscious about fitting in at college. Meanwhile, Victoria's director asks her to change her appearance, and Elka keeps a secret.

Creator: Suzanne Martin | Director: David Trainer | Stars: Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick, Betty White

43. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
Episode: All My Exes (2013)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.9
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Stuck in the hospital on the day of her bachelorette trip, Victoria contacts her many ex-husbands to find out where things went wrong. Joy and Melanie fantasize over a man in a coma and Elka and Mamie bring Vegas to Cleveland.

Creator: Suzanne Martin | Director: Andy Cadiff | Stars: Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick, Betty White

44. The Soul Man (2012– )
Episode: All the Way Live (2014)

TV-PG | Comedy

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When Boyce learns the church's summer camp might close down, he decides to put on a live concert to save it.

Creators: Suzanne Martin, Cedric the Entertainer | Director: Stan Lathan | Stars: Cedric the Entertainer, Niecy Nash, Wesley Jonathan, John Beasley

45. Helix (2014– )
Episode: Aniqatiga (2014)

60 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.5
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After Daniel (Meegwun Fairbrother) leaves Balleseros (Mark Ghanimé) to die, the mystery surrounding his connection to Hatake (Hiroyuki Sanada) is revealed. As he works to save Peter (Neil ... See full summary »

Creator: Cameron Porsandeh | Director: Mike Rohl | Stars: Billy Campbell, Hiroyuki Sanada, Kyra Zagorsky, Mark Ghanimé

46. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
Episode: Arch Enemies (2011)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.5
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Melanie learns she has charms she wasn't aware of and tries to get comfortable with them. Victoria uses Joy to get revenge for her co-anchor's practical jokes.

Creator: Suzanne Martin | Director: David Trainer | Stars: Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick, Betty White

47. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
Episode: Auction Heroes (2014)

TV-PG | Comedy

9.0
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Joy decides to finally tell Mitch (Tim Daly) how she feels but a handsome dating coach gets in the way (Coby Bell). Victoria is surprisingly taken with a very Clevelandy screenwriter (Dan Lauria).

Creator: Suzanne Martin | Director: Anthony Joseph Rich | Stars: Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick, Betty White

48. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
Episode: Bad Bromance (2011)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.5
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Rick sees posing as Joy's husband for her immigration fraud as an opportunity to appeal to other women but joy becomes concerned when his first target is her immigration lawyer. Malanie ... See full summary »

Creator: Suzanne Martin | Director: David Trainer | Stars: Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick, Betty White

49. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
Episode: Bad George Clooney (2014)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.6
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The dog, George Clooney, appears depressed. Melanie scores a new job as a result of a radio station follow-up interview of the dog's at-home treatment the previous week.

Creator: Suzanne Martin | Director: Andy Cadiff | Stars: Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick, Betty White

50. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
Episode: Battle of the Bands (2011)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.1
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The girls try forming a band for a battle of the bands contest.

Creator: Suzanne Martin | Director: Andy Cadiff | Stars: Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick, Betty White