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1. I Love the 1990s (2001– )
Episode: I Love 1990 (2001)

Documentary

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Stars: Sheryl Lee, Jane Goldman, Emma B, Katie Puckrik

Votes: 5

2. Goodfellas (1990)

R | 146 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.7
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89 Metascore

Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco

Votes: 725,829 | Gross: $46.84M

3. Scorsese's Goodfellas (2015 Video)

30 min | Documentary

8.6
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In this produced by Brett Ratner new retrospective documentary we hear from cast members and additional participants include Harvey Keitel, Leonardo DiCaprio and Terence Winter, creator of ... See full summary »

Stars: Lorraine Bracco, Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, Harvey Keitel

Votes: 5

4. Loyalty & Betrayal: The Story of the American Mob (1994 TV Movie)

Crime, Documentary

8.6
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Directors: Bill Jersey, Gary Weimberg | Stars: Al Capone, Meyer Lansky, Bee Sedway, Bugsy Siegel

Votes: 19

5. American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.3
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Oliver Platt

Votes: 890

6. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

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

8.3
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

Votes: 14,041

7. Vegas (2012–2013)
Episode: Bad Seeds (2012)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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When the bodies of the two missing Milwaukee mobsters surface and the hitman returns to town, sheriff Lamb puts Vincent under his own protective custody.

Director: Jeff T. Thomas | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sarah Jones

Votes: 83

8. Vegas (2012–2013)
Episode: Road Trip (2013)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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A young singer in a family act is poisoned at a hotel, Vincent and his friends are stranded in the desert after their car breaks down, Jones escapes police custody, and Johnny Rizzo abducts Jack Lamb to get answers about Mia.

Director: Fred Toye | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sarah Jones

Votes: 86

9. Casino (1995)

R | 178 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.2
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73 Metascore

Greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two mobster best friends and a trophy wife over a gambling empire.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods

Votes: 332,327 | Gross: $42.44M

10. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.2
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The life story of Louisa May Alcott based on her writings as well as those of family, friends and associates.

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 419

11. The Real Las Vegas (1996– )

200 min | Documentary

8.2
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It's a city that's larger than life. A city without limits. A glittering mecca of excess and forbidden desires. THE REAL LAS VEGAS tells the fascinating story of this fabled place and the ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Crenna, Muhammad Ali, Rod Amateau, Bob Arum

Votes: 21

12. Vegas (2012–2013)
Episode: The Real Thing (2012)

TV-14 | 41 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Both Vincent and sheriff Lamb are on the hunt for a man making counterfeit casino chips, and Vincent throws his weight behind an unknown mayoral candidate after the mayor puts the squeeze on The Savoy.

Director: Alex Zakrzewski | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sarah Jones

Votes: 83

13. Vegas (2012–2013)
Episode: From This Day Forward (2013)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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While the sheriff's office investigates a murder connected to a divorce ranch, an old flame pays a visit to Ralph and Mia tells her dad about her relationship with Jack. Meanwhile, Vincent discovers that his wife is the rat.

Director: James Whitmore Jr. | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sarah Jones

Votes: 74

14. Vegas (2012–2013)
Episode: Hollywood Ending (2013)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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D.A. Reynolds stages a kidnapping and disappears with the Savoy's skim money. Meanwhile, Yvonne goes to Hollywood for an audition and Dixon joins her to see pay Violet a surprise visit, and Mia's birth mother arrives in Vegas.

Director: Michael Chiklis | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sarah Jones

Votes: 72

15. Vegas (2012–2013)
Episode: Past Lives (2013)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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A Savoy employee with a phony identity is killed, and another employee holds Mia hostage. Meanwhile, Frank has some trouble with an investor, and Dixon and Yvonne's relationship gets off to a rocky start.

Director: Roxann Dawson | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sarah Jones

Votes: 74

16. Vegas (2012–2013)
Episode: Two of a Kind (2013)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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The sheriff discovers that a shooting victim had two wives, the Feds shut down the Savoy's "skim" to Chicago, Dixon helps a young actress in town to shoot a movie, and both sheriff Lamb and Vincent suspect that Jack killed Johnny Rizzo.

Director: Jerry Levine | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sarah Jones

Votes: 75

17. Vegas (2012–2013)
Episode: Unfinished Business (2013)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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When Sheriff Lamb investigates the death of Porter Gainsely's attorney, it triggers retaliation attacks that puts Katherine in the hospital and leaves Lamb without a badge.

Director: Rosemary Rodriguez | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sarah Jones

Votes: 54

18. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

8.0
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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

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

Votes: 580

19. Casino: The Cast and Characters (2005 Video)

20 min | Documentary, Short

8.0
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Stars: Barbara De Fina, Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Nicholas Pileggi

Votes: 33

20. True Crime Authors (2003– )
Episode: Casino (2003)

44 min | Documentary

8.0
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Adapted from the critically acclaimed true crime bestsellers, each author tells their infamous stories on-camera. Each story is told only from the author's perspective. Mobster Frank "Lefty... See full summary »

Director: Stefanie Wetzel | Stars: Peter Stacker, Nicholas Pileggi, Frank 'Lefty' Rosenthal, Ed Bertagnoli

Votes: 6

21. Vegas (2012–2013)
Episode: Estinto (2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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The sheriff discovers that a murdered contractor made lots of enemies, while Jack's courtship of Mia heats up. At the Savoy, Vincent gets disturbing news about Diane Desmond, and Dixon helps Vincent catch a thief.

Director: Anthony Hemingway | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sarah Jones

Votes: 81

22. Vegas (2012–2013)
Episode: Exposure (2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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The sheriff works with the Air Force to investigate the murder of a military doctor, and an old flame of Vincent's creates trouble when she comes to perform at the Savoy

Director: Duane Clark | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sarah Jones

Votes: 82

23. Vegas (2012–2013)
Episode: Paiutes (2013)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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The sheriff tries to stop two brothers on a robbery spree, Johnny Rizzo gets Vincent in trouble with the bank, and Mia needs Jack's help to bust a suspected card cheat.

Director: Christine Moore | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sarah Jones

Votes: 75

24. Vegas (2012–2013)
Episode: The Third Man (2013)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Jack hides from everyone that he killed Johnny Rizzo, Dixon helps an old friend caught up in an auto theft ring, and another hotel steals an up-and-coming singer from the Savoy.

Director: Matt Earl Beesley | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sarah Jones

Votes: 69

25. American Gangster (2006– )

60 min | Documentary

7.9
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Follows the lives of American gangsters.

Stars: Barry Michael Cooper, Nelson George, Cornell Jones, Ving Rhames

Votes: 190

26. Casino: The Look (2005 Video)

17 min | Documentary, Short

7.9
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Stars: Barbara De Fina, Dante Ferretti, Rita Ryack, Thelma Schoonmaker

Votes: 27

27. Vegas (2012–2013)
Episode: All That Glitters (2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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While the sheriff investigates the death of an Olympic boxer, Vincent runs into some difficulty when one of his Chicago bosses gets in trouble with the law.

Director: Greg Beeman | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sarah Jones

Votes: 102

28. Vegas (2012–2013)
Episode: Little Fish (2013)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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When a Savoy employee is busted with an underage prostitute, the sheriff, the FBI and the casino all make their play to get the parties to cooperate. Meanwhile, Dixon and Violet's romance heats up.

Director: Paul McCrane | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sarah Jones

Votes: 60

29. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Martin Scorsese Directs (1990)

56 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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Directors: Steven Fischler, Joel Sucher | Stars: Michael Ballhaus, Jay Cocks, Roger Corman, Robert De Niro

Votes: 84

30. Vegas (2012–2013)
Episode: Masquerade (2012)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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The sheriff investigates the rape and murder of a young dancer, and Vincent takes steps to keep an oil tycoon up a million dollars from getting out of the casino.

Director: Paul McCrane | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sarah Jones

Votes: 78

31. Vegas (2012–2013)
Episode: Sons of Nevada (2013)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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After the sheriff, the D.A. and Frank Savino all come down hard on Porter Gainsley, he decides to fight back.

Director: Duane Clark | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sarah Jones

Votes: 79

32. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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74 Metascore

High schooler Greg, who spends most of his time making parodies of classic movies with his co-worker Earl, finds his outlook forever altered after befriending a classmate who has just been diagnosed with cancer.

Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon | Stars: Thomas Mann, RJ Cyler, Olivia Cooke, Nick Offerman

Votes: 76,021 | Gross: $6.74M

33. American Gangster (2007)

R | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin

Votes: 324,006 | Gross: $130.13M

34. Vegas (2012–2013)
Episode: (Il)Legitimate (2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Vincent makes new enemies when he tries to buy out a neighboring casino, and sheriff Lamb investigates the murder of a cleaning lady who was making trouble for her labor union.

Director: Matt Earl Beesley | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sarah Jones

Votes: 96

35. Vegas (2012–2013)
Episode: Money Plays (2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Vincent Savino tries to get to a killer in police custody before he makes a deal to turn on the mob, and gets some new help from Chicago to run the casino. Meanwhile, sheriff Lamb investigates the murder of a casino dealer.

Director: Gary Fleder | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sarah Jones

Votes: 136

36. Vegas (2012–2013)
Episode: Scoundrels (2013)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Violet returns to town and accuses Dixon of assaulting her, and Frank discovers that a dead guest may have been a con artist.

Director: Christine Moore | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sarah Jones

Votes: 63

37. Vegas (2012–2013)
Episode: Solid Citizens (2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Vincent tries to convince his visiting wife to stay with him in Vegas, the sheriff investigates the kidnapping of a gaming commission member's son, and a hitman for the Milwaukee crew comes to town searching for answers.

Director: Roxann Dawson | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sarah Jones

Votes: 98

38. Toots (2006)

84 min | Documentary

7.7
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The '40s and '50s were a classic period in New York City nightlife, when the saloonkeeper was king and regular folks could drink with celebrities like Frank Sinatra and Jackie Gleason. In this documentary, Kristi Jacobson profiles her grandfather, the king of kings: Toots Shor of the eponymous restaurant and saloon, which was once the place to be seen in Manhattan.

Director: Kristi Jacobson | Stars: Maury Allen, Dave Anderson, Yogi Berra, David Brown

Votes: 98

39. True Crime Authors (2003 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

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Stars: Tony Collins, David August, Brian Bogulski, Matt Weber

Votes: 14

40. HBO First Look (1992– )
Episode: The Making of 'American Gangster' (2007)

Documentary

7.7
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Stars: Armand Assante, Russell Crowe, Ruby Dee, Brian Grazer

Votes: 7

41. Casino: After the Filming (2005 Video)

9 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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Stars: Barbara De Fina, Nicholas Pileggi, Thelma Schoonmaker, Martin Scorsese

Votes: 28

42. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Las Vegas: An Unconventional History: Part 1 (2005)

Documentary, Biography, History

7.5
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Director: Stephen Ives | Stars: Michael Murphy, Lucille Ball, Imogene Coca, Noël Coward

Votes: 28

43. Vegas (2012–2013)
Episode: Pilot (2012)

TV-14 | 46 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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While the Chicago mob sends Vincent Savino to Las Vegas to take over a casino and uncover a rat, the mayor appoints local rancher Ralph Lamb sheriff to investigate the murder of the governor's niece.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Taylor Handley

Votes: 193

44. Fallen Empire: Making 'American Gangster' (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

7.4
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Director: Charles de Lauzirika | Stars: Richie Roberts, Ridley Scott, Frank Lucas, Denzel Washington

Votes: 38

45. Vegas (2012–2013)

44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Ralph Lamb, a former MP for the US Army, becomes sheriff. His brother, Jack, and his son, Dixon, are deputized. Meanwhile, Vincent Savino comes from Chicago to Vegas to run The Savoy hotel and casino.

Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Taylor Handley

Votes: 6,530

46. Public Enemies: The Golden Age of the Gangster Film (2008 TV Movie)

105 min | Documentary

7.3
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Director: Constantine Nasr | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Rudy Behlmer, Robert Benton, Sheri Chinen Biesen

Votes: 105

47. Casino: The Story (2005 Video)

8 min | Documentary, Short

7.2
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Stars: Barbara De Fina, Nicholas Pileggi, Martin Scorsese

Votes: 30

48. Michael Hayes (1997–1998)

60 min | Drama

7.1
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Michael Hayes is a tough but sensitive ex-cop who goes to work in the U.S. Attorney's office in New York City. When his boss is seriously injured in a bombing, Hayes becomes Acting U.S. ... See full summary »

Stars: David Caruso, Jimmy Galeota, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Mary B. Ward

Votes: 71

49. Molls and Dolls: The Women of Gangster Films (2006 Video)

Documentary, Short

7.1
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Tough, resourceful women broke the mold in gangster films. This film pays tribute to their influence on the cinema of their day - and their legacy.

Director: Gary Leva | Stars: Drew Casper, Larry Cohen, Michael B. Druxman, Robert Evans

Votes: 18

50. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Las Vegas: An Unconventional History: Part 2 (2005)

Documentary, Biography, History

7.1
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Director: Stephen Ives | Stars: Michael Murphy, Patricia Cunningham, Oscar Goodman, Brian Greenspun

Votes: 22