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1. Elementary (2012– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A modern take on the cases of Sherlock Holmes, with the detective now living in New York City.

Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Aidan Quinn, Jon Michael Hill

2. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

R | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

8.4
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89 Metascore

A couple undergo a procedure to erase each other from their memories when their relationship turns sour, but it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with.

Writers: Charlie Kaufman, Michel Gondry, Pierre Bismuth | Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson, Gerry Robert Byrne

3. Nurse Jackie (2009– )

27 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A drug-addicted nurse struggles to find a balance between the demands of her frenetic job at a New York City hospital and an array of personal dramas.

Creators: Liz Brixius, Evan Dunsky, Linda Wallem | Stars: Edie Falco, Merritt Wever, Paul Schulze, Peter Facinelli

4. The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)

PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sport

6.7
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47 Metascore

A down-and-out golfer attempts to recover his game and his life with help from a mystical caddy.

Writers: Steven Pressfield, Jeremy Leven | Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Will Smith, Matt Damon, Charlize Theron, Bruce McGill

5. Ned Rifle (2014)

85 min | Drama

Henry and Fay's son Ned sets out to find and kill his father for destroying his mother's life. But his aims are frustrated by the troublesome Susan, whose connection to Henry predates even his arrival in the lives of the Grim family.

Writer: Hal Hartley | Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Aubrey Plaza, Parker Posey, Liam Aiken, Robert John Burke

6. Dream Boy (2008)

R | 88 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Chronicles the relationship between two gay teenagers in the rural south in the late '70s.

Writers: James Bolton, Jim Grimsley | Director: James Bolton | Stars: Stephan Bender, Thomas Jay Ryan, Diana Scarwid, Tom Gilroy

7. Fay Grim (2006)

R | 118 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

6.4
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52 Metascore

A ten-years-later continuation of Hal Hartley's "Henry Fool", where Fay Grim (Posey) is coerced by a CIA agent (Goldblum) to try and locate notebooks that belonged to her fugitive ex-husband (Ryan). Published in them is information that could compromises the security of the U.S., causing Fay to first head to Paris to fetch them ...

Writer: Hal Hartley | Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Parker Posey, Jeff Goldblum, Liam Aiken, D.J. Mendel

8. Henry Fool (1997)

R | 137 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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68 Metascore

Socially inept garbage man Simon is befriended by Henry Fool, a witty roguish, but talent-less novelist. Henry opens a magical world of literature to Simon who turns his hand to writing the... See full summary »

Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Thomas Jay Ryan, James Urbaniak, Parker Posey, Maria Porter

9. The Attic (2007 Video)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

3.5
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Emma and her family are unhappy after moving to her house; one day she went to the attic and found someone who looked like her and began haunting her.

Writers: Tom Malloy, Robert M. Reitano | Director: Mary Lambert | Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Catherine Mary Stewart, John Savage, Tom Malloy

10. The Book of Life (1998)

Not Rated | 63 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.7
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The end of the millenium has taken on a certain significance in modern day prophecies. What happens if Jesus Christ has second thoughts about the Apocalypse? It is December 31, 1999 and New... See full summary »

Writer: Hal Hartley | Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Martin Donovan, P.J. Harvey, Dave Simonds, Thomas Jay Ryan

11. Teknolust (2002)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.3
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43 Metascore

Anxious to use artificial life to improve the world, Rosetta Stone, a bio-geneticist creates a Recipe for Cyborgs and uses her own DNA in order to breed three Self Replicating Automatons, ... See full summary »

Writer: Lynn Hershman-Leeson | Director: Lynn Hershman-Leeson | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Jeremy Davies, James Urbaniak, John O'Keefe

12. The Dying Gaul (I) (2005)

R | 101 min | Drama

6.6
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62 Metascore

A grief-stricken screenwriter unknowingly enters a three-way relationship with a woman and her film executive husband - to chilling results.

Writer: Craig Lucas | Director: Craig Lucas | Stars: Peter Sarsgaard, Campbell Scott, Patricia Clarkson, Ryan Miller

13. The Missing Girl (2014)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery | Completed

THE MISSING GIRL tells the story of Mort, the lonely and disillusioned owner of a comic book shop, and Ellen, the emotionally disruptive, aspiring graphic novelist he's hired. The story ... See full summary »

Writer: A.D. Calvo | Director: A.D. Calvo | Stars: Robert Longstreet, Alexia Rasmussen, Eric Ladin, Thomas Jay Ryan

14. My America (2014)

78 min

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A series that is comprised of twenty-one monologues written by American playwrights which form a sort of fractured portrait of the American collective psyche. Ranging from the sad to the ... See full summary »

Writer: Jeremy Kareken | Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Maechi Aharanwa, John Ellison Conlee, Gia Crovatin, D.J. Mendel

15. South of Heaven (2008)

Comedy, Crime

6.6
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Writer: Jonathan Vara | Director: Jonathan Vara | Stars: Diora Baird, Jon Gries, Lena Gwendolyn Hill, Elina Löwensohn

16. My America (2012)

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A series that is comprised of twenty-one monologues written by American playwrights which form a sort of fractured portrait of the American collective psyche. Ranging from the sad to the ... See full summary »

Stars: Maechi Aharanwa, Greg Allen, Pascale Armand, Mia Barron

17. Noon Blue Apples (2002)

122 min | Thriller

7.0
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The diary of an occult novelist sends Eris, a young college student, on a journey into the paranormal and fantastic, evolving into a living nightmare of paranoia and terror.

Writer: Jay Lee | Director: Jay Lee | Stars: Lauren Fox, Thomas Jay Ryan, Norbert Leo Butz, Kelly Cole

18. Strange Culture (2007)

75 min | Documentary

6.2
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70 Metascore

A documentary in which actors interpret the legally touchy subject of artist Steve Kurtz, who is being held as a suspected terrorist because of his work.

Writer: Lynn Hershman-Leeson | Director: Lynn Hershman-Leeson | Stars: Thomas Jay Ryan, Tilda Swinton, Peter Coyote, Josh Kornbluth

19. My Sweet Misery (2009)

Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A disconnected man is haunted by a past that is coming full circle in strange and surreal ways.

Writer: Matthew William Jordan | Director: Matthew William Jordan | Stars: Zach Hanks, Anna Chlumsky, Thomas Jay Ryan, Christopher C. Cook

20. Degas and the Dancer (1998 TV Movie)

Drama, Family, Music

7.9
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Searching for inspiration, impressionist Edgar Degas hires a struggling young ballerina to pose for him. However, their critical attitudes and equally stubborn opinions push both towards greater heights. Based on actual events.

Writer: Heather Conkie | Director: David Devine | Stars: Thomas Jay Ryan, Alison Pill, Kathryn Long, Robin Duke

21. Sabbatical (2014)

72 min | Drama

While on sabbatical, Ben Hardin returns home to care for his ailing mother.

Writer: Brandon Colvin | Director: Brandon Colvin | Stars: Robert Longstreet, Rhoda Griffis, Kentucker Audley, Rebecca Koon

22. Mary Cassatt: An American Impressionist (1999 TV Movie)

56 min | Drama, Family

6.7
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Cassatt's Parisian solitude is disrupted by the unexpected arrival of her brother's three kids, but she soon finds herself inspired and uses the children as models.

Writer: Heather Conkie | Director: Richard Mozer | Stars: Amy Brenneman, Charlotte Sullivan, Emma Taylor-Isherwood, Jonathan Koensgen

23. Dischord (2001)

102 min | Drama, Music, Thriller

5.3
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14 Metascore

On the brink of her world tour, at the height of her success, alternative rock violinist, Gypsy, put down her violin and walked away... A man brutally beats his girlfriend to death and ... See full summary »

Writer: Mark Wilkinson | Director: Mark Wilkinson | Stars: Thomas Jay Ryan, Annunziata Gianzero, Richard Bakalyan, Andrew Borba

24. Home Sweet Hoboken (2001)

92 min | Comedy

6.5
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A waitress discovers a ring she thought was worthless is actually worth $10 million.

Writers: Nick Feyz, Yoshifumi Hosoya, Christo Knight | Director: Yoshifumi Hosoya | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Elizabeth Ashley, Jayce Bartok, Kathleen Brower

25. Grasshopper (2003)

17 min | Drama, Short

5.9
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A doctor and his wife are very different people. He is all about his work and she is into every form of experimental art and the people who make it. When they agree to host the artists for ... See full summary »

Writer: Todd Alcott | Director: Todd Alcott | Stars: Heather Riordan, Thomas Jay Ryan, James Urbaniak

26. The Cloud of Unknowing (2002)

84 min | Drama

7.7
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57 Metascore

A young doctor believes that the spirit of his late wife has possessed a troubled patient in his hospital.

Writer: Richard Sylvarnes | Director: Richard Sylvarnes | Stars: Miho Nikaido, D.J. Mendel, Thomas Jay Ryan, Lisa Walter

27. The Making of 'Fay Grim' or: How Do You Spell Espionage? (2007 Video)

17 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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Stars: Hal Hartley, Parker Posey, Jeff Goldblum, Thomas Jay Ryan

28. The Pigs (2005)

Comedy, Horror, Mystery

5.5
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A group of middle-aged men want out of their marriages, so they hire an ex-mercenary to do the dirty work. Before long, everyone wants in on the action, and the wives of a sleepy coastal town find themselves on the endangered gender list.

Writers: Sergio Lapel, Onur Tukel | Directors: Sergio Lapel, Onur Tukel | Stars: Thomas Jay Ryan, Robert Longstreet, Chris Crockett, David Sherrill

29. Tiger: His Fall & Rise (2004)

Comedy, Short

7.5
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Writer: Reid Rosefelt | Director: Reid Rosefelt | Stars: Thomas Jay Ryan, Adrienne Shelly, Robert Cucuzza, Meg Gibson

30. Noon Blue Apples (2006)

101 min | Thriller

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Beyond DaVinci's code there's Noon Blue Apples.

Writer: Jay Lee | Director: Jay Lee | Stars: Lauren Fox, Thomas J. Ryan, Thomas Jay Ryan

31. Years Later: The Unbelievable Truth and its Consequences (2010 Video)

17 min | Documentary, Short

7.6
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Stars: Robert John Burke, Martin Donovan, Hal Hartley, Thomas Jay Ryan

32. Elementary (2012– )
Episode: Dead Man's Switch (2013)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A blackmailer uses tapes of underage girls to get money from their fathers. When Holmes witnesses the blackmailer's murder, it becomes a race to find out who his accomplice is and prevent the videos from being released on the Internet.

Writers: Robert Doherty, Liz Friedman, Christopher Silber | Director: Larry Teng | Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Jon Michael Hill, Aidan Quinn

33. Nurse Jackie (2009– )
Episode: Rat on a Cheeto (2014)

Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Creators: Evan Dunsky, Liz Brixius, Linda Wallem | Director: Jesse Peretz | Stars: Edie Falco, Merritt Wever, Paul Schulze, Dominic Fumusa

34. My America (2012)
Episode: Two Days Before My Taxes Are Due (2012)

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Writer: Jeremy Kareken | Director: Hal Hartley | Star: Thomas Jay Ryan