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1. Se7en (1995)

R | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.7
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65 Metascore

Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his modus operandi.

Writer: Andrew Kevin Walker | Director: David Fincher | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey, Andrew Kevin Walker

Votes: 747,938

2. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

R | 118 min | Comedy

7.7
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41 Metascore

An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades.

Writers: Hunter S. Thompson, Terry Gilliam, Tony Grisoni, Tod Davies, Alex Cox | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Ellen Barkin

Votes: 181,214

3. Law Abiding Citizen (2009)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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34 Metascore

A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.

Writer: Kurt Wimmer | Director: F. Gary Gray | Stars: Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Leslie Bibb, Colm Meaney

Votes: 179,463

4. Suits (2011– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Drama

8.8
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On the run from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant college-dropout, finds himself a job working with Harvey Specter, one of New York City's best lawyers.

Creator: Aaron Korsh | Stars: Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams, Meghan Markle, Sarah Rafferty

Votes: 153,920

5. The Sopranos (1999–2007)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama

9.3
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Modern day morality tale about New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano, as he deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life.

Creator: David Chase | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

Votes: 134,118

6. Seinfeld (1989–1998)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

9.0
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The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends.

Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Votes: 126,821

7. The Mentalist (2008– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active

8.1
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A famous "psychic" outs himself as a fake and starts working as a consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation so he can find "Red John," the madman who killed his wife and daughter.

Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 102,582

8. Castle (2009– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama | Active

8.3
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After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle gets permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.

Stars: Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, Jon Huertas, Seamus Dever

Votes: 89,155

9. Kindergarten Cop (1990)

PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.0
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61 Metascore

A tough cop is given his most difficult assignment ever: to masquerade as a kindergarten teacher in order to find a drug dealer.

Writers: Murray Salem, Herschel Weingrod, Timothy Harris | Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed, Linda Hunt

Votes: 88,831

10. Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.3
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An unorthodox and irreverent DJ begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the US Armed Services Radio station in Vietnam.

Writer: Mitch Markowitz | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Tung Thanh Tran, Chintara Sukapatana

Votes: 76,047

11. Barton Fink (1991)

R | 116 min | Drama, Mystery

7.7
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69 Metascore

A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.

Writers: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: John Turturro, John Goodman, Judy Davis, Michael Lerner

Votes: 73,916

12. Twins (1988)

PG | 107 min | Comedy

5.9
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53 Metascore

A physically perfect but innocent man goes in search of his long-lost twin brother, who is a short small-time crook.

Writers: William Davies, William Osborne, Timothy Harris, Herschel Weingrod | Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito, Kelly Preston, Chloe Webb

Votes: 69,916

13. Parks and Recreation (2009– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy | Active

8.6
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The absurd antics of an Indiana town's public officials as they pursue sundry projects to make their city a better place.

Creators: Greg Daniels, Michael Schur | Stars: Amy Poehler, Aziz Ansari, Nick Offerman, Aubrey Plaza

Votes: 68,601

14. 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

Votes: 61,426

15. Say Anything... (1989)

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

7.5
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86 Metascore

A noble underachiever and a beautiful valedictorian fall in love the summer before she goes off to college.

Writer: Cameron Crowe | Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney, Lili Taylor

Votes: 55,979

16. Sister Act (1992)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Music

6.1
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When a worldly singer witnesses a mob crime, the police hide her as a nun in a traditional convent where she has trouble fitting in.

Writer: Joseph Howard | Director: Emile Ardolino | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Kathy Najimy, Wendy Makkena

Votes: 52,023

17. Hitchcock (2012)

PG-13 | 98 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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55 Metascore

A love story between influential filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and wife Alma Reville during the filming of Psycho (1960) in 1959.

Writers: John J. McLaughlin, Stephen Rebello | Director: Sacha Gervasi | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Scarlett Johansson, Danny Huston

Votes: 50,109

18. The Spirit (2008)

PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

4.8
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30 Metascore

Rookie cop Denny Colt returns from the beyond as The Spirit, a hero whose mission is to fight against the bad forces in Central City.

Writers: Frank Miller, Will Eisner | Director: Frank Miller | Stars: Gabriel Macht, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Jaime King

Votes: 49,572

19. Father of the Bride (1991)

PG | 105 min | Comedy

6.4
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51 Metascore

With his oldest daughter's wedding approaching, a father finds himself reluctant to let go.

Writers: Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Nancy Meyers, Charles Shyer | Director: Charles Shyer | Stars: Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short, Kimberly Williams-Paisley

Votes: 47,986

20. Nip/Tuck (2003–2010)

TV-MA | 44 min | Drama | Active

7.7
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Two plastic surgeons - one a dedicated family man and one an unscrupulous playboy - strive to maintain their business whilst having to face numerous hardships ranging from personal relationships to clients with criminal connections.

Stars: Dylan Walsh, Julian McMahon, Joely Richardson, John Hensley

Votes: 43,409

21. The Shield (2002–2008)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.8
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The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to both keep the streets safe and their ... See full summary »

Creator: Shawn Ryan | Stars: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins, Michael Jace

Votes: 42,367

22. Beethoven (1992)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.5
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A slobbering St. Bernard becomes the center of attention for a loving family, but its veterinarian secretly wants to kill him.

Writers: John Hughes, Amy Holden Jones | Director: Brian Levant | Stars: Charles Grodin, Bonnie Hunt, Dean Jones, Nicholle Tom

Votes: 38,597

23. Hawaii Five-0 (2010– )

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

7.5
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Steve McGarrett returns home to Oahu, in order to find his father's killer. The governor offers him the chance to run his own task force (Five-0). Steve's team is joined by Chin Ho Kelly, Danny "Danno" Williams, and Kono Kalakaua.

Creator: Leonard Freeman | Stars: Alex O'Loughlin, Scott Caan, Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park

Votes: 34,107

24. Perfect Stranger (2007)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.6
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31 Metascore

A journalist goes undercover to ferret out businessman Harrison Hill as her childhood friend's killer. Posing as one of his temps, she enters into a game of online cat-and-mouse.

Writers: Todd Komarnicki, Jon Bokenkamp | Director: James Foley | Stars: Halle Berry, Bruce Willis, Giovanni Ribisi, Richard Portnow

Votes: 33,765

25. Oldboy (2013)

R | 104 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

5.7
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49 Metascore

Obsessed with vengeance, a man sets out to find out why he was kidnapped and locked into solitary confinement for 20 years without reason.

Writers: Garon Tsuchiya, Nobuaki Minegishi, Mark Protosevich | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Samuel L. Jackson, Sharlto Copley

Votes: 32,450

26. CSI: NY (2004–2013)

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

7.0
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A spinoff of Crime Scene Investigations set in New York City.

Stars: Gary Sinise, Carmine Giovinazzo, Hill Harper, Eddie Cahill

Votes: 30,240

27. Boston Legal (2004–2008)

44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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This Spinoff of The Practice will focus on Civil Law.

Stars: James Spader, William Shatner, Candice Bergen, Rene Auberjonois

Votes: 27,988

28. Boy Meets World (1993–2000)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.1
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Adolescent Cory Matthews grows up, and faces problems with friends, family, and school.

Creators: Michael Jacobs, April Kelly | Stars: Ben Savage, Rider Strong, William Daniels, Betsy Randle

Votes: 27,246

29. Private Parts (1997)

R | 109 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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67 Metascore

The auto-biographical story of Howard Stern, the radio-rebel who is now also a TV-personality, an author and a movie star.

Writers: Howard Stern, Len Blum, Michael Kalesniko | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Howard Stern, Mary McCormack, Robin Quivers, Fred Norris

Votes: 26,329

30. Find Me Guilty (2006)

R | 125 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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65 Metascore

Based on the true story of Jack DiNorscio, a mobster who defended himself in court for what would be the longest mafia trial in U.S. history.

Writers: Sidney Lumet, T.J. Mancini, Robert J. McCrea | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Vin Diesel, Peter Dinklage, Ron Silver, Alex Rocco

Votes: 24,700

31. Hannah Montana (2006–2011)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family, Music | Active

4.5
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Adventures of a teenage pop star who keeps her identity secret from even her closest friends by using a disguise on stage.

Creators: Richard Correll, Barry O'Brien, Michael Poryes | Stars: Miley Cyrus, Emily Osment, Jason Earles, Billy Ray Cyrus

Votes: 24,227

32. The Nanny (1993–1999)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

6.8
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After being fired from her job and dumped by her boyfriend, a cosmetics saleswoman becomes the nanny to the three children of a rich British widower. As time passes, the two fall for each other.

Creators: Fran Drescher, Peter Marc Jacobson | Stars: Fran Drescher, Charles Shaughnessy, Daniel Davis, Lauren Lane

Votes: 23,109

33. Las Vegas (2003–2008)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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Welcome to the Montecito Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, where you can do anything you want... but Ed Deline and his crack surveillance team will be watching. Just remember, what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas...

Creator: Gary Scott Thompson | Stars: Josh Duhamel, James Caan, James Lesure, Vanessa Marcil

Votes: 21,020

34. Radio Days (1987)

PG | 88 min | Comedy

7.6
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A nostalgic look at radio's golden age focusing on one ordinary family and the various performers in the medium.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Mike Starr, Paul Herman

Votes: 19,775

35. Spin City (1996–2002)

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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In this sitcom, Charlie, who takes Mike Flaherty's place in later years, is the Deputy-Mayor of New York City, and his team of half-wits must constantly save the Mayor from embarrassment and the media.

Stars: Michael J. Fox, Charlie Sheen, Heather Locklear, Richard Kind

Votes: 18,613

36. Cold Case (2003–2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she's assigned "cold cases" -- older crimes that have never been solved.

Creator: Meredith Stiehm | Stars: Kathryn Morris, Danny Pino, John Finn, Jeremy Ratchford

Votes: 16,016

37. Mad City (1997)

PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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45 Metascore

A disgruntled security guard holds a school trip group hostage, while a news reporter forms a bond with him.

Writers: Tom Matthews, Eric Williams | Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: John Travolta, Dustin Hoffman, Alan Alda, Mia Kirshner

Votes: 14,891

38. Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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A bored suburban housewife, seeking adventure to her life, accidentally gets hit on the head, wakes up with amnesia, and is mistaken for a free-spirited New York City drifter named Susan.

Writer: Leora Barish | Director: Susan Seidelman | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Madonna, Aidan Quinn, Mark Blum

Votes: 14,154

39. Mad About You (1992–1999)

22 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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Light television comedy featuring Paul and Jaime Buchman as a recently married couple in New York City. They point out the gentle humor of domesticity and in the everyday situations of life.

Stars: Paul Reiser, Helen Hunt, John Pankow, Leila Kenzle

Votes: 12,844

40. Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993–1997)

TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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In addition to fighting evil, Superman has a burning romance with Lois Lane in both his identities.

Creators: Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel | Stars: Dean Cain, Teri Hatcher, Lane Smith, Eddie Jones

Votes: 12,671

41. How to Make It in America (2010– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama | Active

8.0
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"How to Make It in America" follows two enterprising Brooklyn twenty somethings as they hustle their way through New York City... See full synopsis »

Creator: Ian Edelman | Stars: Bryan Greenberg, Victor Rasuk, Lake Bell, Eddie Kaye Thomas

Votes: 11,974

42. JAG (1995–2005)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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The cases of Harmon Rabb, former Navy fighter pilot, and his fellow lawyers of the US Navy's Judge Advocate General's office.

Stars: David James Elliott, Catherine Bell, Patrick Labyorteaux, John M. Jackson

Votes: 11,823

43. Heart and Souls (1993)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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A businessman is reunited with the four lost souls who were his guardian angels during childhood, all with a particular purpose to joining the afterlife.

Writers: Gregory Hansen, Erik Hansen, Brent Maddock, S.S. Wilson | Director: Ron Underwood | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Charles Grodin, Alfre Woodard, Kyra Sedgwick

Votes: 11,638

44. Dinosaurs (1991–1994)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.5
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Dinosaurs follows the life of a family of dinosaurs, living in a modern world. They have TVs, fridges, etc. The only humans around are cavemen, who are viewed as pets and wild animals.

Creators: Michael Jacobs, Bob Young | Stars: Stuart Pankin, Jessica Walter, Jason Willinger, Leif Tilden

Votes: 10,667

45. Franklin & Bash (2011– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime

7.6
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Lawyers and lifelong friends Jared Franklin and Peter Bash are recruited by a large firm's major partner after winning a high-profile case.

Creators: Bill Chais, Kevin Falls | Stars: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Breckin Meyer, Reed Diamond, Malcolm McDowell

Votes: 10,510

46. Murder, She Wrote (1984– )

93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Mystery writer finds herself investigating murders that occur around her.

Creators: Peter S. Fischer, Richard Levinson, William Link | Stars: Angela Lansbury, William Windom, Ron Masak, Louis Herthum

Votes: 9,787

47. Walker, Texas Ranger (1993–2001)

43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.3
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Walker, a martial artist, and his partner Trivette are Texas Rangers. They make it their business to battle crime in Dallas and all around the State of Texas.

Creators: Christopher Canaan, Leslie Greif, Paul Haggis, Albert S. Ruddy | Stars: Chuck Norris, Clarence Gilyard Jr., Sheree J. Wilson, Noble Willingham

Votes: 9,740

48. Poolhall Junkies (2002)

R | 99 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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36 Metascore

A talented pool hustler who has stayed out of the game for years, must go back to his old ways when his little brother gets involved with his enemy, the very man who held him back from greatness.

Writers: Mars Callahan, Chris Corso | Director: Mars Callahan | Stars: Mars Callahan, Chazz Palminteri, Michael Rosenbaum, Ricky Schroder

Votes: 7,965

49. Happy Accidents (2000)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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60 Metascore

Ruby Weaver has man trouble: she tries to fix them, so she's stuck herself with a string of losers. Her current lover, Sam Deed, seems different: he's sweet, tender, just in from Dubuque. ... See full summary »

Writer: Brad Anderson | Director: Brad Anderson | Stars: Marisa Tomei, Vincent D'Onofrio, Marty Davey, Nadia Dajani

Votes: 7,740

50. NYPD Blue (1993–2005)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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The gritty details of life as a member of a New York City police unit.

Stars: Dennis Franz, Gordon Clapp, James McDaniel, Bill Brochtrup

Votes: 7,286