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1. The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

R | 139 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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76 Metascore

In late 1950s New York, Tom Ripley, a young underachiever, is sent to Italy to retrieve Dickie Greenleaf, a rich and spoiled millionaire playboy. But when the errand fails, Ripley takes extreme measures.

Director: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Cate Blanchett

Votes: 147,683 | Gross: $81.29M

2. Sense and Sensibility (1995)

PG | 136 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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84 Metascore

Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her three daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. The two eldest daughters are the titular opposites.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet, James Fleet, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 83,705 | Gross: $42.70M

3. The Firm (1993)

R | 154 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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58 Metascore

A young lawyer joins a prestigious law firm only to discover that it has a sinister dark side.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman, Hal Holbrook

Votes: 94,927 | Gross: $158.35M

4. Major League (1989)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Sport

7.2
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62 Metascore

The new owner of the Cleveland Indians puts together a purposely horrible team so they'll lose and she can move the team. But when the plot is uncovered, they start winning just to spite her.

Director: David S. Ward | Stars: Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Corbin Bernsen, Margaret Whitton

Votes: 52,034 | Gross: $49.80M

5. Sabrina (1995)

PG | 127 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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An ugly duckling having undergone a remarkable change, still harbors feelings for her crush: a carefree playboy, but not before his business-focused brother has something to say about it.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Harrison Ford, Julia Ormond, Greg Kinnear, Nancy Marchand

Votes: 31,296 | Gross: $53.46M

6. Sliding Doors (1998)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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59 Metascore

A London woman's love life and career both hinge, unknown to her, on whether or not she catches a train. We see it both ways, in parallel.

Director: Peter Howitt | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, John Hannah, John Lynch, Jeanne Tripplehorn

Votes: 55,303 | Gross: $11.88M

7. The Interpreter (2005)

PG-13 | 128 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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62 Metascore

Political intrigue and deception unfold inside the United Nations, where a U.S. Secret Service agent is assigned to investigate an interpreter who overhears an assassination plot.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener, Jesper Christensen

Votes: 89,021 | Gross: $72.52M

8. White Palace (1990)

R | 103 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Max Baron (James Spader) is a 27-year-old high-flying advertising executive still recovering from the death of his wife. One night he is in a bar when he meets Nora Baker (Susan Sarandon), ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Mandoki | Stars: Susan Sarandon, James Spader, Jason Alexander, Kathy Bates

Votes: 6,176 | Gross: $17.49M

9. Margaret (I) (2011)

R | 150 min | Drama

6.5
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61 Metascore

A young woman witnesses a bus accident, and is caught up in the aftermath, where the question of whether or not it was intentional affects many people's lives.

Director: Kenneth Lonergan | Stars: Anna Paquin, Matt Damon, Mark Ruffalo, J. Smith-Cameron

Votes: 13,635 | Gross: $0.05M

10. The Quiet American (2002)

R | 101 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.1
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84 Metascore

An older British reporter vies with a young U.S. doctor for the affections of a beautiful Vietnamese woman.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser, Do Thi Hai Yen, Rade Serbedzija

Votes: 24,732 | Gross: $12.99M

11. The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)

R | 114 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.8
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The lives of two struggling musicians, who happen to be brothers, inevitably change when they team up with a beautiful, up-and-coming singer.

Director: Steve Kloves | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Michelle Pfeiffer, Beau Bridges, Ellie Raab

Votes: 18,657 | Gross: $16.82M

12. Random Hearts (1999)

R | 133 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.1
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38 Metascore

A police sergeant and a congresswoman both lose their spouses in a plane crash, and they soon discover that their spouses were having an affair with each other.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Harrison Ford, Kristin Scott Thomas, Charles S. Dutton, Bonnie Hunt

Votes: 17,704 | Gross: $31.05M

13. Bright Lights, Big City (1988)

R | 107 min | Drama

5.6
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A disillusioned young writer living in New York City turns to drugs and drinking to block out the memories of his dead mother and estranged wife.

Director: James Bridges | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Kiefer Sutherland, Phoebe Cates, Swoosie Kurtz

Votes: 6,135 | Gross: $16.12M

14. Recount (2008 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 116 min | Drama, History

7.5
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A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent recounts in Florida.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Bob Balaban, Denis Leary, Ed Begley Jr.

Votes: 10,649

15. King Ralph (1991)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.2
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As the only relative to take over the Royal throne, a down on his luck American slob must learn the ways of the English.

Director: David S. Ward | Stars: John Goodman, Peter O'Toole, John Hurt, Camille Coduri

Votes: 13,260 | Gross: $34.00M

16. E! True Hollywood Story (1996– )

Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.7
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A documentary about celebrities lives before and after being famous.

Stars: Phil Crowley, Chip Bolcik, Beng Spies, Ken Baker

Votes: 688

17. Fallen Angels (1993–1995)

30 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

6.5
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Fallen Angels is an American neo-noir anthology television series that ran in 1993 and 1995 on Showtime, and was produced by Propaganda Films. No first-run episodes were shown in 1994.

Stars: Miguel Ferrer, Lynette Walden, Dan Hedaya, Bernard Hocke

Votes: 326

18. HBO First Look (1992– )

13 min | Documentary, Short

6.2
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Behind-the-scenes look at upcoming feature films, featuring interview commentary with their casts and crews.

Stars: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Will Smith, Matt Damon

Votes: 310

19. Up at the Villa (2000)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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57 Metascore

Superficial people are revealed and drastically changed by circumstance or luck in this a tale of death, seduction, blackmail and theft among British and Americans in Florence in the ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Haas | Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Sean Penn, Anne Bancroft, James Fox

Votes: 2,407 | Gross: $2.93M

20. Leaving Normal (1992)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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For her entire life, twenty-seven year old Marianne Johnson has been on the move, the decisions which she's made as an adult which have been total failures, such as her second most recent ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Christine Lahti, Meg Tilly, Patrika Darbo, Lenny von Dohlen

Votes: 1,207 | Gross: $1.51M

21. The Directors (1997– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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A documentary series focusing on some of cinema's greatest film directors.

Stars: Harrison Ford, Dave Mann, Tom Hanks, Rod Steiger

Votes: 152

22. A Song of Africa (2000 Video)

50 min | Documentary

6.9
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Director: Charles Kiselyak | Stars: Terrie Snell, Leonard Donato, Karen Blixen, Sydney Pollack

Votes: 34

23. A Better Man: The Making of Tootsie (2008 Video)

69 min | Documentary

7.4
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Documentary on the making of the hit comedy _Tootsie(1982)_.

Director: Charles Kiselyak | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Murray Schisgal, Larry Gelbart, Sydney Pollack

Votes: 10

24. The Way We Were: Looking Back (1999 Video)

62 min | Documentary

8.3
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A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the classic film about romance set against a backdrop of war and political differences. Includes interviews with star Barbra Streisand and director... See full summary »

Director: Michael Arick | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Arthur Laurents, Sydney Pollack, Marvin Hamlisch

Votes: 41

25. Fallen Angels (1993–1995)
Episode: A Dime a Dance (1995)

37 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

6.9
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A serial killer is preying on dance hall girls. One of them, Ginger, falls for a charming young police detective who's working on the case.

Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Jennifer Grey, Eric Stoltz, Richard Portnow, Wayne Grace

Votes: 25

26. E! True Hollywood Story (1996– )
Episode: Britney and Kevin (2005)

Documentary, Biography, Crime

2.1
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Stars: Gil Allender, Mel Bouzad, Felicia Cabiero, J.C. Chasez

Votes: 26

27. Fallen Angels (1993–1995)
Episode: Dead-End for Delia (1993)

35 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

7.2
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Hardboiled Irish-American police sergeant Pat Kelley investigates the murder of his estranged wife Delia, a provocative and flirty dance-hall hostess. The case forces Kelley to face his demons and pay the price.

Director: Phil Joanou | Stars: Gary Oldman, Meg Tilly, Gabrielle Anwar, Paul Guilfoyle

Votes: 28

28. Fallen Angels (1993–1995)
Episode: Fly Paper (1995)

29 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

7.2
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In 1929, a famed shamus known as the Continental Op is on the trail of a well-known socialite, who ran away with a notorious gangster and is now missing. The case takes the Continental Op to blackmail and murder.

Director: Tim Hunter | Stars: Christopher Lloyd, Laura San Giacomo, Peter Berg, Michael Rooker

Votes: 23

29. Fallen Angels (1993–1995)
Episode: I'll Be Waiting (1993)

30 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

6.8
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Eve Cressy hides in a fancy hotel awaiting the return of her vengeful gangster ex-lover from prison. She meets Tony Reseck, the hotel dick, whose attempt to protect her ends in violence.

Director: Tom Hanks | Stars: Bruno Kirby, Marg Helgenberger, Jon Polito, Dan Hedaya

Votes: 20

30. Fallen Angels (1993–1995)
Episode: Murder, Obliquely (1993)

Drama, Crime, Mystery

8.2
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Annie, in true noir fashion, fatalistically falls in love with a millionaire who is quite bewitched by another lover and is not afraid to show it. In flashback narrative Annie explains that... See full summary »

Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Laura Dern, Alan Rickman, Diane Lane, Robin Bartlett

Votes: 64

31. Fallen Angels (1993–1995)
Episode: Red Wind (1995)

60 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

5.9
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In 1940s, sympathetic African American L.A. shamus Philip Marlowe helps a dame in trouble whose lovers are offing each other over a possibly fake pearl necklace. He must also deal with a racist cop that's investigating the murders.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Danny Glover, Kelly Lynch, Dan Hedaya, Ron Rifkin

Votes: 21

32. Fallen Angels (1993–1995)
Episode: The Black Bargain (1995)

32 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

6.2
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An embattled mob boss whose gunsels have just been massacred by a rival, hides out in a hotel room waiting for assistance promised by an out-of-town hood. In the meantime, he tries to hold ... See full summary »

Director: Keith Gordon | Stars: Miguel Ferrer, Lucinda Jenney, Grace Zabriskie, Peter Berg

Votes: 22

33. The Directors (1997– )
Episode: The Films of Sydney Pollack (2000)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

6.9
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Director: Robert J. Emery | Stars: Sydney Pollack, Charles Durning, Sally Field, Harrison Ford

Votes: 26

34. HBO First Look (1992– )
Episode: The Making of 'Random Hearts' (1999)

23 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Michael Arick | Stars: Harrison Ford, Sydney Pollack, Kristin Scott Thomas

35. Fallen Angels (1993–1995)
Episode: The Professional Man (1995)

31 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

7.9
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Johnny is a lift boy by day and a cold-hearted hitman for an unhinged gay gangster called Charn by night. He's also in a gay relationship with Paul, a bartender from Charn's gay club. Jealous of Johnny, Charn orders him to kill Paul.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Bruce Ramsay, Peter Coyote, Bernard Hocke

Votes: 60

36. Fallen Angels (1993–1995)
Episode: The Quiet Room (1993)

30 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

7.0
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In the 1940's and 1950's some members of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) had more interests than their slogan suggests: to protect and to serve. In this episode sadistic Streeter ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Bonnie Bedelia, Vinessa Shaw, Patrick Breen

Votes: 22

37. Fallen Angels (1993–1995)
Episode: Tomorrow I Die (1995)

30 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

6.1
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In this grim tale, a secretive man who may or may not be a famous Hollywood actor visits a small town bar. Mistaking him for the town's mayor, a ruthless gang of bank robbers takes him hostage along with the sheriff and his family.

Director: John Dahl | Stars: Bill Pullman, Dan Hedaya, Heather Graham, Kim Coates

Votes: 35