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1. Oz (1997–2003)

TV-MA | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.9
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A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants.

Stars: Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen, Dean Winters

2. New York Undercover (1994–1998)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Music

7.9
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Drugs, robbery, corruption, rape, murder. Cops versus criminals. The undercover war has started. Welcome to New York City.

Creators: Kevin Arkadie, Dick Wolf | Stars: Malik Yoba, Michael DeLorenzo, Patti D'Arbanville, Lauren Vélez

3. Down by Law (1986)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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The story of three different men in a Louisiana prison and their eventual journey.

Writer: Jim Jarmusch | Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi

4. After Hours (1985)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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90 Metascore

An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.

Writer: Joseph Minion | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette, Verna Bloom, Tommy Chong

5. Stranger Than Paradise (1984)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A self-styled New York hipster is paid a surprise visit by his younger cousin from Budapest. From initial hostility and indifference a small degree of affection grows between the two. Along... See full summary »

Writer: Jim Jarmusch | Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: John Lurie, Eszter Balint, Richard Edson, Cecillia Stark

6. Mystery Train (1989)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Three stories are connected by a Memphis hotel and the spirit of Elvis Presley.

Writer: Jim Jarmusch | Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Masatoshi Nagase, Yûki Kudô, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Cinqué Lee

7. Monsters (1988–1990)

30 min | Horror

7.5
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A horror anthology about a family of monsters watching a different horror story every week on their TV. Each tale is separate, often cautionary with occasional dark humor and irony and features various deadly creatures.

Stars: John Bolger, Pamela Dean Kelly, Michael J. Anderson, Carlos Lauchu

8. What About Me (1993)

87 min | Drama

7.5
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A young woman becomes homeless on the streets of New York City.

Writer: Rachel Amodeo | Director: Rachel Amodeo | Stars: Rachel Amodeo, Judy Carne, Gregory Corso, Richard Edson

9. Force of Circumstance (1990)

Not Rated | 89 min | Thriller

7.5
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Writers: Liza Bear, Craig Gholson | Director: Liza Bear | Stars: Mark Boone Junior, Steve Buscemi, Evan Lurie, Boris Major

10. Rockets Redglare! (2003)

89 min | Documentary

7.4
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27 Metascore

Documentary on Rockets Redglare (aka Michael Morra), a colorful figure on the New York City art scene up until his death in 2001. In his life, Redglare was the bodyguard/drug dealer to Sid ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Fernandez de la Reguera | Stars: Gary Ray, Rockets Redglare, Willem Dafoe, Matt Dillon

11. Oz (1997–2003)
Episode: Napoleon's Boney Parts (1999)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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No one knows who killed Metzger. Meanwhile, McManus hires his friend Sean Murphy as a C.O. and he launches a boxing program. Hill faces a dilemma when a new inmate reveals a terrible crime.... See full summary »

Writer: Tom Fontana | Director: Matt Dillon | Stars: Kirk Acevedo, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ernie Hudson, Terry Kinney

12. Big (1988)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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72 Metascore

When a boy wishes to be big at a magic wish machine, he wakes up the next morning and finds himself in an adult body.

Writers: Gary Ross, Anne Spielberg | Director: Penny Marshall | Stars: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard

13. Trees Lounge (1996)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Tommy is an unemployed mechanic who spends most of his time in a bar (Trees Lounge) in a small blue collar town. He seems to always be thinking, "If only X then I could stop drinking".

Writer: Steve Buscemi | Director: Steve Buscemi | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Carol Kane, Mark Boone Junior, Bronson Dudley

14. Talk Radio (1988)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.2
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A rude, contemptuous talk show host becomes overwhelmed by the hatred that surrounds his program just before it goes national.

Writers: Stephen Singular, Eric Bogosian, Tad Savinar, Oliver Stone | Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Eric Bogosian, Ellen Greene, Leslie Hope, John C. McGinley

15. In the Soup (1992)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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A neurotic nebbish lives in 2 worlds: the fantasy of winning his dream-girl via a hit movie, and the meager existence he scrapes out from very odd jobs, such as thesping in an arty ... See full summary »

Writers: Sollace Mitchell, Alexandre Rockwell | Director: Alexandre Rockwell | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Seymour Cassel, Jennifer Beals, Pat Moya

16. Basquiat (1996)

R | 108 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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65 Metascore

Basquiat tells the story of the meteoric rise of youthful artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Starting out as a street artist, living in Thompkins Square Park in a cardboard box, Jean-Michel is "... See full summary »

Writers: Lech Majewski, John Bowe, Julian Schnabel, Michael Holman | Director: Julian Schnabel | Stars: Jeffrey Wright, Michael Wincott, Benicio Del Toro, Claire Forlani

17. Animal Factory (2000)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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65 Metascore

A young man goes to prison and a tough, older convict takes him under his wing as a mentor.

Writers: Edward Bunker, John Steppling | Director: Steve Buscemi | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Edward Furlong, Danny Trejo, Mark Boone Junior

18. D.O.D.: Dick of Death (1985 Video)

X | 77 min | Adult

6.6
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Federal agents investigate a series of sex murders by a man dubbed "The Dick of Death", whose trademark is that he commits his crimes with a pair of nylon pantyhose pulled over his head.

Writers: Dianne Diamond, Sharon Mitchell, Cal West | Director: Sharon Mitchell | Stars: George Payne, Sharon Kane, Jerry Butler, Marita Ekberg

19. Where Evil Dwells (1985)

28 min | Short, Horror, Thriller

6.5
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Writers: Tommy Turner, David Wojnarowicz | Directors: Tommy Turner, David Wojnarowicz | Stars: Joe Coleman, Nancy Coleman, Baby Gregor, Lung Leg

20. Candy Mountain (1987)

R | 91 min | Drama

6.3
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A struggling musician sets out to find the legendary guitar maker Elmore Silk, with whom he hopes to strike a deal to make himself rich and famous.

Writer: Rudy Wurlitzer | Directors: Robert Frank, Rudy Wurlitzer | Stars: Kevin J. O'Connor, Eric Mitchell, Mary Joy, Bob Joy

21. The Diary of the Hurdy-Gurdy Man (1999)

129 min

6.3
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Writer: Gábor Dettre | Director: Gábor Dettre | Stars: Brad Dourif, Kathleen Gati, William Hickey, Anne Meara

22. Fall (1997)

93 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Cab driver Michael and supermodel Sarah fall in love while her gorgeous husband Phillippe is in Madrid for two months.

Writer: Eric Schaeffer | Director: Eric Schaeffer | Stars: Eric Schaeffer, Amanda De Cadenet, Rudolf Martin, Francie Swift

23. New York Undercover (1994–1998)
Episode: Tough Love (1996)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Music

6.0
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Creators: Dick Wolf, Kevin Arkadie | Director: Helaine Head | Stars: Michael DeLorenzo, Malik Yoba, Patti D'Arbanville, Lauren Vélez

24. 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

25. Shakedown (1988)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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A legal attorney and renegade cop team up to stop a corrupt cop.

Writer: James Glickenhaus | Director: James Glickenhaus | Stars: Peter Weller, Sam Elliott, Richard Brooks, Jude Ciccolella

26. The Way It Is (1985)

80 min

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Writer: Eric Mitchell | Director: Eric Mitchell | Stars: Kai Eric, Boris Major, Vincent Gallo, Jessica Stutchbury

27. Police State (1987)

18 min | Drama, Short

5.7
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Zedd is minding his business, when he is stopped by a cop who accuses him of being a junkie. After a short argument he is beaten and dragged to the police station. At the station he is ... See full summary »

Writer: Nick Zedd | Director: Nick Zedd | Stars: Nick Zedd, Rockets Redglare, Flip Crowley, Willoughby Sharp

28. Monsters (1988–1990)
Episode: Mr. Swlabr (1990)

Horror

5.3
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A boy discovers a toy in a cereal box that miraculously comes to life as a mischievous reptile.

Writers: Steven L. Nelson, Jule Selbo | Director: Warner Shook | Stars: Kate McGregor-Stewart, Robert Oliveri, Danielle Ferland, Rockets Redglare

29. Hotshot (1987)

PG | 96 min | Drama

5.2
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The story of an American soccer player trying to make it big who turns to Pele, the greatest soccer player of all time, for guidance.

Writers: Ray Errol Fox, Bill Guttentag, Rick King, Joe Sauter | Director: Rick King | Stars: Jim Youngs, Pelé, Billy Warlock, Jeremy Green

30. Cookie (1989)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Crime

5.2
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Paroled labor racketeer "Dapper" Dino is sought after by a "politically ambitious" prosecutor schemes to put him back in jail and a deceitful partner sizes him up for concrete shoes.

Writers: Nora Ephron, Alice Arlen | Director: Susan Seidelman | Stars: Peter Falk, Dianne Wiest, Emily Lloyd, Michael V. Gazzo

31. In the Spirit (1990)

R | 94 min | Comedy

5.0
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A woman moves back to New York and hires a ditzy New Age woman to redecorate her apartment in this Odd Couple styled comedy. The movie takes a turn as the two escape to a New Age retreat in... See full summary »

Writers: Jeannie Berlin, Laurie Jones | Director: Sandra Seacat | Stars: Marlo Thomas, Elaine May, Jeannie Berlin, Olympia Dukakis

32. Salvation!: Have You Said Your Prayers Today? (1987)

R | 80 min | Comedy

5.0
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A troubled young woman hooks up with a money-crazed televangelist and becomes a rich, heavy-metal Christian rock star.

Writers: Beth B, Tom Robinson | Director: Beth B | Stars: Stephen McHattie, Dominique Davalos, Exene Cervenka, Viggo Mortensen

33. Musical Shorts with Debi Mazar (1996 TV Movie)

PG | 22 min | Comedy, Music

4.9
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A collection of comedic shorts with musical thru-lines directed by cutting edge filmmakers and hosted by actresscomedien Debbie Mazar.

Writer: Ian Kessner | Director: Ian Kessner | Stars: Debi Mazar, Rockets Redglare, Tim Wiggins

34. Stars and Bars (1988)

R | 94 min | Comedy

4.8
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A British art expert travels across America in order to purchase a rare Renoir painting in the South but comes across some crazy characters in the process.

Writer: William Boyd | Director: Pat O'Connor | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Harry Dean Stanton, Kent Broadhurst, Maury Chaykin

35. Rooftops (1989)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama

4.5
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T, as most of his friends, lives in a self-constructed 'house', built on top of an old building in the city. Their one passion is 'combat'. Combat is a dance/streetfight during which the ... See full summary »

Writers: Allan A. Goldstein, Tony Mark, Terence Brennan | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Jason Gedrick, Troy Byer, Eddie Velez, Tisha Campbell-Martin

36. The Killing Games (2012)

101 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.5
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A man contemplates taking the law into his own hands, after his daughter witnesses a double homicide and narrowly escapes the grasp of two serial killers.

Writer: Barry J. Gillis | Director: Barry J. Gillis | Stars: Yunona Anders, Edwin Autridge, Vanessa Avik, Ira Bacchus

37. Louis & Frank (1998)

87 min | Music, Comedy, Drama

3.0
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Writer: Alexandre Rockwell | Director: Alexandre Rockwell | Stars: Elizabeth Bracco, Steve Buscemi, Tony Curtis, Jason Fuchs

38. Dreamland (1997)

90 min

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Writers: Kevin Bartelme, Martin Booe, Susi Graf | Director: Susi Graf | Stars: Lisa Lawley, Zoë Lund, Eric Mitchell, John Fisk

39. Her Name Is Lisa (1987)

79 min

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Director: Rachid Kerdouche | Stars: Rockets Redglare, William Rice, Lisa Wujnovich