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1. Shameless (2011– )

TV-MA | 46 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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An alcoholic man lives in a perpetual stupor while his six children with whom he lives cope as best they can.

Creator: Paul Abbott | Stars: Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, Cameron Monaghan, Ethan Cutkosky

2. thirtysomething (1987–1991)

60 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Hope and Michael are a married couple in their thirties, living in Philadelphia, and struggling with everyday adult angst. Michael runs an ad agency with his friend Elliot, whose marriage ... See full summary »

Stars: Timothy Busfield, Polly Draper, Mel Harris, Peter Horton

3. The Falcon and the Snowman (1985)

R | 131 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.8
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The true story of a disillusioned military contractor employee and his drug pusher childhood friend who became walk-in spies for the Soviet Union.

Writers: Robert Lindsey, Steven Zaillian | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Sean Penn, Pat Hingle, Joyce Van Patten

4. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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"ABC Afterschool Specials" was the umbrella show name for various educational shows that were shown in the afternoon, occasionally. Each episode was produced by a separate company.

Creator: Guy Fraumeni | Stars: Lance Kerwin, Samaria Graham, Mara Hobel, Alexa Kenin

5. Unanswered Prayers (2010 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 88 min | Drama

6.1
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After his football career, Ben Beck returned to his Virginia small town and joined the family building firm. His family happiness with wife Lorrie and adolescent son Jessie is suddenly ... See full summary »

Writers: Anne Gerard, Otis Jones, Garth Brooks, Pat Alger, Larry Bastian | Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: Eric Close, Samantha Mathis, Mädchen Amick, Jennifer Aspen

6. The Deal (I) (2008)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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A down-and-out film producer agrees to make his nephew's film about 19th century English statesman Benjamin Disraeli, but can only get financing if he casts a well-known action star. ... See full summary »

Writers: William H. Macy, Steven Schachter, Peter Lefcourt | Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: William H. Macy, Meg Ryan, LL Cool J, Elliott Gould

7. Firewalker (1986)

PG | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.9
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A pair of adventurers try to track down an ancient Aztec/Mayan/Egyptian/Apache hoard of gold.

Writers: Robert Gosnell, Jeffrey M. Rosenbaum, Norman Aladjem | Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Chuck Norris, Louis Gossett Jr., Melody Anderson, Will Sampson

8. Door to Door (2002 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

7.9
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A man with cerebral palsy is determined to become a salesman.

Writers: William H. Macy, Steven Schachter | Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: William H. Macy, Kyra Sedgwick, Kathy Baker, Joel Brooks

9. The Engagement Ring (2005 TV Movie)

89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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A long-lost engagement ring still divides childhood sweethearts who are now in their golden years. Now, her daughter (Heaton) and his nephew meet and find that their attraction is hindered by the old feud.

Writers: Rodney Patrick Vaccaro, Frank Denson | Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: Patricia Heaton, Vincent Spano, Tony Lo Bianco, David Hunt

10. The Mermaid Chair (2006 TV Movie)

TV-PG | Drama, Romance

5.4
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A married woman (Basinger) falls in love with a Benedictine monk.

Writers: Sue Monk Kidd, Suzette Couture | Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: Kim Basinger, Alex Carter, Bruce Greenwood, Roberta Maxwell

11. Above Suspicion (1995)

R | 95 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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A paralyzed cop takes advantage of the sympathy he attracts in order to get rid of his cheating wife and her lover.

Writers: Jerry Lazarus, William H. Macy, Steven Schachter | Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Joe Mantegna, Kim Cattrall, Edward Kerr

12. The Wool Cap (2004 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama

7.3
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The mute superintendent of a ramshackle apartment building, becomes the unwilling guardian of a little girl with an attitude.

Writers: Jackie Gleason, William H. Macy, Steven Schachter | Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: William H. Macy, Ned Beatty, Keke Palmer, Don Rickles

13. For All Time (2000 TV Movie)

84 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.8
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Male facing middle-age and failing marriage finds a time slip that can take him back to the end of the nineteenth century.

Writers: Rod Serling, Vivienne Radkoff | Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: Mark Harmon, Mary McDonnell, Catherine Hicks, Philip Casnoff

14. Lady Killer (1995 TV Movie)

85 min | Thriller

5.6
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Judith Light plays a married woman who has a brief affair with a very attractive, younger man. When she breaks it off, her spurned lover seeks revenge, first by raping her, then by dating ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael L. Grace | Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: Judith Light, Jack Wagner, Ben Masters, Tracey Gold

15. The Water Engine (1992 TV Movie)

110 min | Drama

6.6
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In the 1930s, Charles Lang invents an engine that runs using water for fuel. But when he tries to get it patented, he is first offered a ridiculously low amount. When he refuses, he is ... See full summary »

Writer: David Mamet | Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: Charles Durning, Patti LuPone, William H. Macy, John Mahoney

16. Every Woman's Dream (1996 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.1
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A young woman believes she has married the man of her dreams without suspecting her husband is leading a double life. When his lies go sour, he makes a deadly turn into a life of crime.

Writers: Karen Kingsbury, Martin Davidson, Steven Schachter, William H. Macy | Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: Jeff Fahey, Kim Cattrall, DeLane Matthews, Walter Addison

17. It Must Be Love (2004 TV Movie)

87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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A couple decides to settle their divorce in a civilized manner without lawyers, which brings complications.

Writers: Nancy Whitmore, Barry Vissell, Joyce Vissell, Beth Henley | Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, Erin Karpluk, Adam Frost

18. A Slight Case of Murder (1999 TV Movie)

94 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.0
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A film critic accidentally kills his lover during a spat in which she falls and hits her head. In panic, he immediately covers up his involvement and leaves the apartment. A private ... See full summary »

Writers: Donald E. Westlake, William H. Macy, Steven Schachter | Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: William H. Macy, Adam Arkin, Felicity Huffman, James Cromwell

19. The Con (1998 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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A lonely gas station attendent in Mississippi falls in love with a con woman who wants to get her hands on an inheritance he doesn't know about.

Writers: William H. Macy, Steven Schachter | Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: William H. Macy, Rebecca De Mornay, Mike Nussbaum, Angela Paton

20. Family Man (2008 TV Movie)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.1
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A comedy series centered around community pillar Todd Becker, who at night heads up a bickering gang of burglars.

Writers: William H. Macy, Steven Schachter | Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: Jennifer Aspen, Madisen Beaty, Carlease Burke, Lizette Carrion

21. Just a Walk in the Park (2002 TV Movie)

Unrated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.4
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Adam is a dog walker. Adam agrees to watch one of his customers, A.J. Preston, penthouse apartment. Rachel mistakes Adam for Preston. He does not come clean quickly.

Writers: Mark S. Kaufman, William H. Macy, Steven Schachter | Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: George Eads, Jane Krakowski, Richard Robitaille, Deborah Odell

22. To Face Her Past (1996 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

6.6
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Beth Bradfield is a wife and grandmother with a seemingly perfect life. But her world is turned upside down when her adult daughter, Lori, is diagnosed with leukemia and in need of a bone ... See full summary »

Writer: Renee Longstreet | Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: Patty Duke, Tracey Gold, David Ogden Stiers, Gabrielle Carteris

23. Legacy of Sin: The William Coit Story (1995 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

5.9
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A young man begins to suspect that his mother may have murdered his father.

Writers: Stephen Singular, Ronald Parker | Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Bonnie Bedelia, Meredith Salenger, Jon Pennell

24. To Live Again (1998 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.2
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A loopy mother locks her teenage daughter in her room after allegedly showing signs of being crazy. Over a decade later, somebody finally investigates, removes the daughter from the ... See full summary »

Writers: Caliope Brattlestreet, Stephen Glantz, Rama Laurie Stagner, Dan Witt, Anne Gerard | Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: Bonnie Bedelia, Annabeth Gish, Timothy Carhart, Beau Billingslea

25. Getting Up and Going Home (1992 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Writers: Robert Anderson, Peter Nelson | Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: Tom Skerritt, Blythe Danner, Roma Downey, Bruce Kirby

26. Home Fires (1992– )

30 min | Comedy

3.9
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Creators: Tom Fontana, Bruce Paltrow, John Tinker | Stars: Michael Brandon, Kate Burton, Nicole Eggert, Alice Hirson

27. Journey's End (1983 TV Movie)

Drama, War

5.9
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Writer: R.C. Sherriff | Directors: Kent Gibson, Steven Schachter | Stars: Ian Abercrombie, Wayne Alexander, Maxwell Caulfield, Robert Englund

28. Where Music Meets Film (2008 TV Movie)

60 min | Music

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One hour TV special of the three night live music event at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival with acoustic performances by 12 Warner Brothers artists, including Josh Groban, Michelle Branch, Jason Mraz, Jack's Mannequin and Missy Higgins.

Director: Doug Armstrong | Stars: Mischa Barton, Michelle Branch, Saffron Burrows, Eisley

30. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)
Episode: All That Glitters (1990)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

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A group of high school students learn about ethics and the seduction of power when they start a cookie company for a class project.

Writer: D.J. MacHale | Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: Tovah Feldshuh, Marc Price, Dondre Whitfield, Nile Lanning

31. Shameless (2011– )
Episode: Can I Have a Mother (2012)

TV-MA | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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The arrival of Grammy Gallagher (LOUISE FLETCHER) brings Frank and Fiona together, while the return of Steve is fraught with complications for Fiona.

Creators: John Wells, Paul Abbott | Director: John Dahl | Stars: William H. Macy, Emmy Rossum, Justin Chatwin, Ethan Cutkosky

32. Home Fires (1992– )
Episode: Fathers and Sons (1992)

Comedy

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Writers: Tom Fontana, William H. Macy, Bruce Paltrow, Steven Schachter, John Tinker | Director: Bruce Paltrow | Stars: Ed Begley Jr., Michael Brandon, Kate Burton, Nicole Eggert

33. thirtysomething (1987–1991)
Episode: Sifting the Ashes (1991)

Drama, Romance

8.5
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Nancy prepares for her last round of chemotherapy; Elliot visits his mother (Eileen Brennan) during a business trip.

Creators: Marshall Herskovitz, Edward Zwick | Director: Martin Nicholson | Stars: Timothy Busfield, Polly Draper, Mel Harris, Peter Horton