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1. Six Feet Under (2001–2005)

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama

8.9
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A drama series that takes a darkly comical look at members of a dysfunctional California family that runs an independent funeral home.

Creator: Alan Ball | Stars: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose

2. ER (1994–2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama

7.7
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The work and lives of a group of emergency room doctors in Chicago.

Stars: Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Julianna Margulies, Eriq La Salle

3. 7th Heaven (1996–2007)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Family

5.0
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This weekly television series follows the Camden family as the minister father and stay-at-home mother deal with the drama of having seven children, ranging from toddlers to adults with families of their own. The friends, neighbors, and love interests of the various members of the family weigh heavily on the plot of the series, which seeks to address a real-life issue with each episode.

Creator: Brenda Hampton | Stars: Stephen Collins, Catherine Hicks, Jessica Biel, Beverley Mitchell

4. Cheers (1982–1993)

TV-PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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The regulars of the Boston bar Cheers share their experiences and lives with each other while drinking or working at the bar where everybody knows your name.

Creators: James Burrows, Glen Charles, Les Charles | Stars: Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger, George Wendt

5. Columbo (1971–2003)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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With his rumpled raincoat, ever-present cigar, bumbling demeanour and Sherlock Holmesian powers of deduction, disarmingly polite homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo took on some of the most cunning murderers in Los Angeles, most of whom made one fatal, irrevocable mistake: underestimating his investigative genius.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Stars: Peter Falk, Mike Lally, John Finnegan, Bruce Kirby

6. 28 Days (2000)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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46 Metascore

A big-city newspaper columnist is forced to enter a drug and alcohol rehab center after ruining her sister's wedding and crashing a stolen limousine.

Writer: Susannah Grant | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen, Dominic West, Elizabeth Perkins

7. 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

8. Ally McBeal (1997–2002)

45 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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Ally McBeal and Billy Thomas were going steady throughout their childhoods. Ally even followed Billy to Harvard law school despite having no interest in law. But when Billy chose to pursue ... See full summary »

Stars: Calista Flockhart, Greg Germann, Jane Krakowski, Vonda Shepard

9. Heartbreak Ridge (1986)

R | 130 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A hard-nosed, hard-living Marine gunnery sergeant clashes with his superiors and his ex-wife as he takes command of a spoiled recon platoon with a bad attitude.

Writer: James Carabatsos | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Marsha Mason, Everett McGill, Moses Gunn

10. L.A. Law (1986–1994)

46 min | Drama

7.0
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The lives and work of the staff of a major Los Angeles law firm.

Stars: Corbin Bernsen, Jill Eikenberry, Alan Rachins, Michael Tucker

11. Judging Amy (1999–2005)

60 min | Drama

6.9
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A family drama focused on three generations of women living together in Hartford, Connecticut. Amy Brenneman plays Amy Gray, who left New York City behind and now works as a family court ... See full summary »

Creators: Amy Brenneman, Bill D'Elia, Connie Tavel, John Tinker | Stars: Amy Brenneman, Tyne Daly, Karle Warren, Richard T. Jones

12. St. Elsewhere (1982–1988)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

7.9
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The lives and work of the staff of St. Eligius Hospital, an old and disrespected Boston teaching hospital.

Stars: Ed Begley Jr., William Daniels, Howie Mandel, David Morse

13. A Perfect World (1993)

PG-13 | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal.

Writer: John Lee Hancock | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Kevin Costner, Clint Eastwood, Laura Dern, T.J. Lowther

14. Wiseguy (1987–1990)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Vinnie Terranova does time in a New Jersey penitentiary to set up his undercover role as an agent for the OCB (Organized Crime Bureau) of the United States. His roots in a traditional ... See full summary »

Creators: Stephen J. Cannell, Frank Lupo | Stars: Jonathan Banks, Jim Byrnes, Ken Wahl, Dwight Koss

15. Knots Landing (1979–1993)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

6.8
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Gary and Valene Ewing, relatives of the Ewing clan of Dallas, arrive in Knots Landing to make a new home for themselves. However, scheming Abby Fairgate-Cunningham later breaks up their marriage when she seduces Gary.

Stars: Michele Lee, Ted Shackelford, Joan Van Ark, Kevin Dobson

16. Swingtown (2008)

Drama

7.7
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As America celebrates its 200th birthday, two generations of friends and neighbors in a Chicago suburb explore new freedoms and seek connections with each other in the midst of the socio/sexual revolution.

Creator: Mike Kelley | Stars: Molly Parker, Jack Davenport, Grant Show, Lana Parrilla

17. Up Close & Personal (1996)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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An ambitious young woman, determined to build a career in TV journalism, gets good advice from her first boss, and they fall in love.

Writers: Joan Didion, John Gregory Dunne, Alanna Nash | Director: Jon Avnet | Stars: Robert Redford, Michelle Pfeiffer, Stockard Channing, Joe Mantegna

18. Glory Daze (1995)

R | 100 min | Comedy

5.6
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It's two days before graduation, and Jack is having serious doubts about the future. The old gang is breaking up - Rob is moving to L.A. with his girlfriend; Dennis is finishing his third ... See full summary »

Writer: Rich Wilkes | Director: Rich Wilkes | Stars: Ben Affleck, Sam Rockwell, Megan Ward, French Stewart

19. Desperate Hours (1990)

R | 105 min | Thriller, Crime, Drama

5.4
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An escaped con on the run from the law moves into a married couple's home and takes over their lives.

Writers: Joseph Hayes, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal | Director: Michael Cimino | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Anthony Hopkins, Mimi Rogers, Lindsay Crouse

20. The Clearing (2004)

R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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60 Metascore

As an executive is held captive by an employee, it's up to his wife to deliver the ransom.

Writers: Pieter Jan Brugge, Justin Haythe | Director: Pieter Jan Brugge | Stars: Robert Redford, Willem Dafoe, Helen Mirren, Alessandro Nivola

21. Miss Match (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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The series centers on a Los Angeles matrimonial attorney (Alicia Silverstone) who doubles as a high-end matchmaker even though her own love life is less than perfect.

Creator: Jeff Rake | Stars: Alicia Silverstone, Lake Bell, David Conrad, Jodi Long

22. Convict (2009)

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California prisons are in crisis. Inmates are dying at an unusually high rate, rehabilitation programs are minimal... See full synopsis »

Writer: Jeff Daniel Phillips | Director: Jeff Daniel Phillips | Stars: Kevin Durand, Tammy Trull, Dorie Barton, Dan Bell

23. The Division (2001–2004)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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Five female cops in San Francisco struggle with their personal and professional lives.

Stars: Nancy McKeon, Lisa Vidal, Bonnie Bedelia, Tracey Needham

24. Men Behaving Badly (1996–1997)

30 min | Comedy

6.6
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Kevin and Jamie are two roommates. Kevin is irresponsible and sloppy, but compared to super-slob and slacker Jamie, Kevin looks almost anal-retentive. While both are content to wallow in ... See full summary »

Creator: Matthew Carlson | Stars: Rob Schneider, Dina Spybey-Waters, Ron Eldard, Justine Bateman

25. Werewolf (1987–1988)

30 min | Horror, Thriller

8.0
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Young Eric has been bitten by a werewolf. However, he's not particularly thrilled by this turn of affairs and wishes to escape his curse. To do so, he must find and kill the founder of his ... See full summary »

Stars: John J. York, Lance LeGault, Chuck Connors, Brian Thompson

26. Burglar (1987)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime

4.9
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Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body ... See full summary »

Writers: Lawrence Block, Jeph Loeb, Matthew Weisman, Hugh Wilson | Director: Hugh Wilson | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Bobcat Goldthwait, G.W. Bailey, Lesley Ann Warren

27. Hider in the House (1989)

R | 104 min | Thriller

5.9
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A deranged man hides in the attic of a new house and becomes obsessed with the unsuspecting family that moves in.

Writer: Lem Dobbs | Director: Matthew Patrick | Stars: Gary Busey, Mimi Rogers, Michael McKean, Kurt Christopher Kinder

28. Heartland (I) (2007– )

Drama

6.1
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Heart surgeon Nathaniel Grant's dedication to his work takes a toll on his health and his relationships.

Creator: David Hollander | Stars: Treat Williams, Kari Matchett, Chris William Martin, Danielle Nicolet

29. Bob (1992–1993)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Creators: Bill Steinkellner, Cherie Steinkellner, Phoef Sutton | Stars: Bob Newhart, Cynthia Stevenson, Carlene Watkins, Ruth Kobart

30. The Marshal (1995– )

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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McBride is a U.S. Marshal and his job is to guard criminals, protect witnesses, and pursue escaped convicts. His job takes all across the country where he meets all kinds of people.

Stars: Jeff Fahey, Kristina Lewis, Carly McKillip, Patricia Harras

31. Letters from a Killer (1998)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.4
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A man is falsely convicted of the murder of his wife. During his time in jail, he finds comfort from four women with whom he corresponds. After his second court appearance, he is finally ... See full summary »

Writers: Nicholas Hicks-Beach, Shelley Miller, John Foster | Director: David Carson | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Kim Myers, Gia Carides, Olivia Birkelund

32. The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom (1993 TV Movie)

R | 99 min | Biography, Comedy, Thriller

6.7
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Err, the title is almost a summary itself. Based on the true story of a Texas mom who tries to hire a hitman (through her ex's brother) to kill either or both a cheerleader and her mother. ... See full summary »

Writer: Jane Anderson | Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Holly Hunter, Beau Bridges, Swoosie Kurtz, Elizabeth Ruscio

33. Jezebel's Kiss (1990)

R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller

4.1
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Young woman comes to a small town and starts to take vengeance through seduction and manipulation for the grave injustice that was done to her family a long time ago.

Writer: Harvey Keith | Director: Harvey Keith | Stars: Katherine Barrese, Malcolm McDowell, Meredith Baxter, Meg Foster

34. When Billie Beat Bobby (2001 TV Movie)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

6.1
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The historic 1973 tennis match between middle-aged champion Bobby Riggs and young feminist Billie Jean King.

Writer: Jane Anderson | Director: Jane Anderson | Stars: Holly Hunter, Ron Silver, Matt Letscher, Bob Gunton

35. Gideon's Crossing (2000–2001)

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Ben Gideon is a doctor of great skill, he also has a great bedside manner. He heads the experimental oncology ward at a fictional teaching hospital in New England. Based on the work of Dr. ... See full summary »

Creator: Paul Attanasio | Stars: Andre Braugher, Rubén Blades, Rhona Mitra, Hamish Linklater

36. Oliver Beene (2003–2004)

30 min | Comedy, Adventure

7.5
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Set in 1962, Oliver Beene follows the hilarious adventures of a young 11 year old boy and his wacky family.

Stars: Grant Shaud, Grant Rosenmeyer, Wendy Makkena, Andrew Lawrence

37. Death Benefit (1996 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Steven Keeney is a big corporate lawyer who decides to take on a small-time murder case to discover the true circumstances behind the death of a young girl. Virginia McGinnis is the one ... See full summary »

Writers: David Heilbroner, Philip Rosenberg | Director: Mark Piznarski | Stars: Peter Horton, Carrie Snodgress, Wendy Makkena, Penny Johnson

38. CBS Summer Playhouse (1987–1989)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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Anthology television series that aired unsold television pilots during the summer.

Creators: Jim Henson, Gary Markowitz | Stars: Daphne Reid, Tim Reid, James Eckhouse, Holland Taylor

39. Between Love and Hate (1993 TV Movie)

89 min | Crime, Drama

5.9
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Writers: D. Victor Hawkins, Tom Nelson, Rebecca Whittington | Director: Rod Hardy | Stars: Susan Lucci, Patrick Van Horn, Raymond J. Barry, Moira Sinise

40. Falling Like This (2001)

94 min | Drama, Romance

4.2
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Set in California the story traces the intense summer romance between middle-class Katie (Megan Wilson) and cute and very cool juvenile delinquent Boyd (Brian Vaughan).

Writer: Dani Minnick | Director: Dani Minnick | Stars: Brian Vaughan, Megan Wilson, Elizabeth Ruscio, Colin MacDonald

41. Frequent Flyer (1996 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama

5.8
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Drama about airline pilot who is married to two separate women in separate towns and who eventually takes on a third wife. Much to his dismay, the separate worlds he lives in begin to ... See full summary »

Writers: D. Victor Hawkins, Tom Nelson | Director: Alan Metzger | Stars: Jack Wagner, Shelley Hack, Nicole Eggert, Joan Severance

42. Where's Marlowe? (1998)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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47 Metascore

After making a 3-hour fiasco about New York City's water supply, a two-man film crew decides to take it up a notch by documenting life in the private investigator offices of "Boone and ... See full summary »

Writers: John Mankiewicz, Daniel Pyne | Director: Daniel Pyne | Stars: Miguel Ferrer, John Livingston, Mos Def, John Slattery

43. Leap of Faith (1988 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama

6.6
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Young wife is told she has inoperable cancer. Her husband is in denial, her family devastated, but she refuses to give up and desperately searches for alternative means of healing. Based on true events.

Writer: Bruce Hart | Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal | Stars: Anne Archer, Sam Neill, Frances Lee McCain, Louis Giambalvo

44. Home Fires (1987 TV Movie)

218 min | Drama

7.4
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Writer: Gill Dennis | Director: Michael Toshiyuki Uno | Stars: Guy Boyd, Amy Steel, Max Perlich, Whit Hertford

45. Born Too Soon (1993 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

6.1
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The story about the daughter of journalist Fox Butterfield who was born prematurely in the fifth month of his wife's pregnancy. Doctors save her, but she becomes dependent on constant medical attention. The parents debate what to do.

Writers: Elizabeth Mehren, Susan Baskin | Director: Noel Nosseck | Stars: Michael Moriarty, Pamela Reed, Terry O'Quinn, Joanna Gleason

46. Vietnam War Story: The Last Days (1989)

90 min | War

6.3
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Writers: Richard Dresser, Patrick Sheane Duncan | Directors: David Burton Morris, Sandy Smolan, Luis Soto | Stars: Steve Antin, Will Gotay, Tom Wright, California Xuan Tran

47. The Slap Maxwell Story (1987–1988)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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"Slap" Maxwell is a sportswriter of the old-school--hard-working, uncompromised. Unfortunately, his type of writing doesn't fit well in the modern world. His wife wants to discover her own ... See full summary »

Stars: Dabney Coleman, Brian Smiar, Megan Gallagher, Bill Cobbs

48. Against the Law (1990–1991)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Simon MacHeath, a brash and firey lawyer, has left his job at a prestigious law firm to start his own practice. His reputation for exploding into emotional outbursts during trials has ... See full summary »

Creator: David Manson | Stars: Michael O'Keefe, Suzzanne Douglas, Elizabeth Ruscio, M.C. Gainey

49. In the Land of Milk and Money (2004)

89 min | Comedy

5.2
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Idyllic Suburbia. Mom 'n' Apple Pie. Or not. This outrageous comedy turns suburban America on its head. Mad cow disease, Corporate Greed, Mob Mentality, the Cult of Motherhood, propaganda, ... See full summary »

Writer: Susan Emshwiller | Director: Susan Emshwiller | Stars: Christopher Coulson, Kim Gillingham, Tom Bower, Janice Davies

50. Cast the First Stone (1989 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

5.4
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Writers: Brian L. Ross, Vickie Patik | Director: John Korty | Stars: Jill Eikenberry, Richard Masur, Elizabeth Ruscio, Joe Spano