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1. And So It Goes (2014)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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A self-centered realtor enlists the help of his neighbor when he's suddenly left in charge of the granddaughter he never knew existed until his estranged son drops her off at his home.

Writer: Mark Andrus | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Michael Douglas, Diane Keaton, Sterling Jerins, Annie Parisse

2. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Family | Active

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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith

3. Sex and the City (1998–2004)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Four beautiful female New Yorkers gossip about their sex-lives (or lack thereof) and find new ways to deal with being a woman in the 90's.

Creator: Darren Star | Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon

4. Law & Order (1990–2010)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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The show follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points. The first half of the show concentrates on the investigation of the crime by the police, the second half follows the prosecution of the crime in court.

Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina, S. Epatha Merkerson

5. ER (1994–2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama

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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

6. Parenthood (2010– )

12 | 60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A family tree with Zeek (Craig T. Nelson) and Camille Braverman (Bonnie Bedelia) serving as the patriarch and matriarch. After forty-six years of marriage, they've managed to keep their ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Krause, Lauren Graham, Dax Shepard, Monica Potter

7. 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

8. The Mist (2007)

R | 126 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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A freak storm unleashes a species of bloodthirsty creatures on a small town, where a small band of citizens hole up in a supermarket and fight for their lives.

Writers: Frank Darabont, Stephen King | Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden, Andre Braugher

9. Misery (1990)

R | 107 min | Thriller

7.8
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A famous novelist is "rescued" from a car crash by an obsessed fan.

Writers: Stephen King, William Goldman | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: James Caan, Kathy Bates, Richard Farnsworth, Frances Sternhagen

10. The Closer (2005–2012)

46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Deputy Police Chief Brenda Johnson runs the Priority Homicide Division of the LAPD with an unorthodox style. Her innate ability to read people and obtain confessions helps her and her team solve the city's toughest, most sensitive cases.

Creator: James Duff | Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, J.K. Simmons, Corey Reynolds, Robert Gossett

11. Julie & Julia (2009)

PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Julia Child's story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell's 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child's first book.

Writers: Nora Ephron, Julie Powell, Julia Child, Alex Prud'homme | Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Chris Messina, Stanley Tucci

12. Dolphin Tale (2011)

PG | 113 min | Drama, Family

6.9
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A story centered on the friendship between a boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a crab trap.

Writers: Karen Janszen, Noam Dromi | Director: Charles Martin Smith | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Harry Connick Jr., Nathan Gamble

13. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)

25 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

8.0
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Tales of horror based on the gruesome EC horror comics of the 1950's.

Stars: John Kassir, Roy Brocksmith, Miguel Ferrer, Cam Clarke

14. The Outer Limits (1995–2002)

44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.7
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Stars: Alex Diakun, Eric Schneider, Garvin Cross, Kavan Smith

15. Becker (1998–2004)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Dr. John Becker goes through his daily routine of being a doctor, stopping at his favorite diner, and other various situations, all the while hating life and everything around him.

Creator: Dave Hackel | Stars: Ted Danson, Hattie Winston, Terry Farrell, Shawnee Smith

16. Another World (1964–1999)

TV-14 | 90 min | Drama

7.1
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The continuing story of life in the Midwestern town of Bay City, and the love, loss, trials, and triumph of its residents, who come from different backgrounds and social circles. Those who ... See full summary »

Creators: William J. Bell, Irna Phillips | Stars: Stephen Schnetzer, Victoria Wyndham, Les Brandt, Amy Carlson

17. Outland (1981)

R | 112 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

6.6
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In the distant future, a police marshal stationed at a remote mining colony on the Jupiter moon of Io uncovers a drug-smuggling conspiracy, and gets no help from the populace when he later finds himself marked for murder.

Writer: Peter Hyams | Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Sean Connery, Frances Sternhagen, Peter Boyle, James Sikking

18. The Laramie Project (2002 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 97 min | Drama, Crime

7.3
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The true story of an American town in the wake of the murder of Matthew Shepard.

Writers: Moisés Kaufman, Stephen Belber, Amanda Gronich, Greg Pierotti, Kelli Simpkins, Jeffrey LaHoste, John McAdams, Leigh Fondakowski, Andy Paris, Barbara Pitts, Stephen Wangh | Director: Moisés Kaufman | Stars: Christina Ricci, Steve Buscemi, Kathleen Chalfant, Laura Linney

19. Doc Hollywood (1991)

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

6.1
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A young doctor causes a traffic accident in a small town and is sentenced to work for some days at the town hospital.

Writers: Neil B. Shulman, Laurian Leggett, Jeffrey Price, Peter S. Seaman, Daniel Pyne | Director: Michael Caton-Jones | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Julie Warner, Barnard Hughes, Woody Harrelson

20. Great Performances (1971– )

132 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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Creators: Marion J. Caffey, Daniel Ezralow, Josh Groban | Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Plácido Domingo, Chita Rivera

21. The Hospital (1971)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

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Horror/mystery in which an over-burdened doctor struggles to find meaning in his life while a murderer stalks the halls of his hospital.

Writer: Paddy Chayefsky | Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: George C. Scott, Diana Rigg, Barnard Hughes, Richard Dysart

22. Bright Lights, Big City (1988)

R | 107 min | Drama

5.6
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A disillusioned young writer living in New York City turns to drugs and drinking to block out the memories of his dead mother and estranged wife.

Writer: Jay McInerney | Director: James Bridges | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Kiefer Sutherland, Phoebe Cates, Swoosie Kurtz

23. Highway (I) (2002)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama

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Jack is caught with the wife of his employer, a Vegas thug. The thug sends goons after Jack, who convinces his best friend, Pilot, to flee with him. Pilot insists that they head for Seattle... See full summary »

Writer: Scott Rosenberg | Director: James Cox | Stars: Kimberley Kates, Jared Leto, Jake Gyllenhaal, Selma Blair

24. Raising Cain (1992)

R | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Jenny Nix, wife of eminent child psychologist Carter Nix, becomes increasingly concerned about her husband's seemingly obsessive concern over the upbringing of their daughter. Her own ... See full summary »

Writer: Brian De Palma | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: John Lithgow, Lolita Davidovich, Steven Bauer, Frances Sternhagen

25. Communion (1989)

R | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Horror

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Whitley Strieber goes with his family and some friends to his holiday home in the forest. They experience some weird occurances, are they UFO activity? Whitley is abducted and then faces a ... See full summary »

Writer: Whitley Strieber | Director: Philippe Mora | Stars: Christopher Walken, Lindsay Crouse, Frances Sternhagen, Andreas Katsulas

26. The American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Creator: Henry Hampton | Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Joe Morton

27. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Stars: Martin Scorsese, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett

28. Golden Years (1991– )

232 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.2
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Explosion in the most secret laboratory of the USA. The old janitor Harlan Williams is incubated by totally unknown chemicals. Now he changes and becomes younger instead of older. The ... See full summary »

Stars: Keith Szarabajka, Felicity Huffman, Ed Lauter, R.D. Call

29. Starting Over (1979)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

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A divorced man falls in love, but somehow he can't get over his ex-wife. This affects his love life in comic ways. Based on Dan Wakefield's novel.

Writers: Dan Wakefield, James L. Brooks | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Jill Clayburgh, Candice Bergen, Charles Durning

30. Fedora (1978)

PG | 114 min | Drama, Romance

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Down-on-his-luck Hollywood producer Barry 'Dutch' Detweiler attempts to lure Fedora, a famous but reclusive film actress out of retirement.

Writers: Tom Tryon, Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: William Holden, Marthe Keller, Hildegard Knef, José Ferrer

31. It All Came True (1998)

PG-13 | 94 min | Fantasy, Comedy, Romance

5.6
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A bachelor afraid of marriage angers his long-time girlfriend by buying a splendid townhouse just for himself, only to find it haunted by the ghosts of a famous theatrical couple, who teach... See full summary »

Writers: Andrew S. Karsch, Todd Alcott | Director: Peter Yates | Stars: James Spader, Polly Walker, Michael Caine, Maggie Smith

32. Independence Day (1983)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

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Mary Ann Taylor loves the comforts of her hometown in Mercury, Texas. She has a steady job as a waitress in her father's diner, yet she can't help but feel unfulfilled by a life of pouring ... See full summary »

Writer: Alice Hoffman | Director: Robert Mandel | Stars: Kathleen Quinlan, David Keith, Frances Sternhagen, Cliff De Young

33. Sibling Rivalry (1990)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy

5.4
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A frustrated woman's life gets even more frustrating once she gets into an affair with a man who suffers a fatal heart attack after their fling.

Writer: Martha Goldhirsh | Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: Kirstie Alley, Bill Pullman, Carrie Fisher, Jami Gertz

34. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair, Maria Riva

35. Romantic Comedy (1983)

PG | 103 min | Comedy

5.1
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Two of the screen's finest comic actors, Dudley Moore and Mary Steenburgen, star as successful writing partners whose timing is perfect on stage but amusingly pathetic in their love life. In HD.

Writer: Bernard Slade | Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Dudley Moore, Mary Steenburgen, Frances Sternhagen, Janet Eilber

36. The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd (1987–1991)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Molly Dodd was a mid-30s, divorced woman living in New York and facing the comedy and drama of a widely changing career, difficulties of apartment living, love life and its consequences, and so on.

Creator: Jay Tarses | Stars: Blair Brown, James Greene, Allyn Ann McLerie, William Converse-Roberts

37. See You in the Morning (1989)

PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Romance

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Three years after his divorce from his model-wife is the psychologist Larry Livingstone ready for a new commitment. He falls in love with the young widow Beth who has two children. But Beth... See full summary »

Writer: Alan J. Pakula | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Alice Krige, Farrah Fawcett, Drew Barrymore

38. The Defenders (1961–1965)

60 min | Drama

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A Father-Son lawyer duo take a variety of cases that often deal with the important issues of the day.

Creator: Reginald Rose | Stars: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Ossie Davis, J.D. Cannon

39. Prohibition (2011 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary, History

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The story of the American activist struggle against the influence of alcohol, climaxing in the failed early 20th century nationwide era when it was banned.

Stars: Peter Coyote, Pete Hamill, Catherine Gilbert Murdock, Michael Lerner

40. Love of Life (1951–1980)

25 min | Drama, Romance

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Initially set in fictional Barrowsville, New York, this serial tells the story of extremely disparate siblings: long-suffering Vanessa Dale and her bitchy sister Meg. After Meg was written ... See full summary »

Creator: Roy Winsor | Stars: Peggy McCay, Jean McBride, Tirrell Barbery, Bonnie Bartlett

41. Resting Place (1986 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama

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The mysterious death of an army officer comes under investigation by Major Kendall Laird as the young soldier's parents seek an honorable burial place, out of respect for their son. The ... See full summary »

Writer: Walter Halsey Davis | Director: John Korty | Stars: John Lithgow, Richard Bradford, Morgan Freeman, G.D. Spradlin

42. Prototype (1983 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

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An intelligent android (Michael) constructed by a research team is taken outdoors and successfully passed off as human in a trial run. When the government hears of this, they order their ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: David Greene | Stars: Christopher Plummer, David Morse, Frances Sternhagen, James Sutorius

43. The Secret Storm (1954–1974)

30 min | Drama

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Family secrets and hidden passions are the hallmarks of this dark, moody serial. Set in the fictional community of Woodbridge, New York, The Secret Storm tells the story of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Julie Mannix, Larry Weber, Keith Charles, Audrey Johnston

44. Vault of Horror I (1994 TV Movie)

90 min | Horror

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A compilation of three episodes from the Tales from the Crypt series ("Carrion Death", "None but the lonely heart" and "Abra Cadaver") with some famous cast and directors.

Writer: Steven E. de Souza | Directors: Steven E. de Souza, Tom Hanks, Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Beau Bridges, George DelHoyo, Henry Gibson, Tony Goldwyn

45. Up the Down Staircase (1967)

Approved | 124 min | Drama

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The experiences of a young female English teacher in an inner-city New York high school.

Writers: Bel Kaufman, Tad Mosel | Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Patrick Bedford, Sandy Dennis, Eileen Heckart, Ruth White

46. The Tiger Makes Out (1967)

94 min | Comedy

5.9
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A mailman looks for a woman to kidnap as a personal act of insurrection.

Writer: Murray Schisgal | Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Eli Wallach, Anne Jackson, Bob Dishy, John Harkins

47. Reunion (1994 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

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When a woman loses her child, this traumatic event takes her to the edge of sanity. However, the child suddenly appears which is impossible... or is it?

Writers: Linda Gray Sexton, Ronald Bass, John Pielmeier | Director: Lee Grant | Stars: Marlo Thomas, Peter Strauss, Frances Sternhagen, Courtney Chase

48. Spencer (1984–1985)

30 min | Comedy

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Creator: Sy Rosen | Stars: Ronny Cox, Richard Sanders, Amy Locane, Mimi Kennedy

49. The Rising Place (2001)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama

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The close friendship of two young women, each of a different race, and their struggle to find purpose in their lives during this time of social injustice and world war.

Writers: David Armstrong, Tom Rice | Director: Tom Rice | Stars: Liam Aiken, Frances Fisher, Alice Drummond, Frances Sternhagen

50. The Doctors and the Nurses (1962–1965)

60 min | Drama

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The story takes place in a large hospital and revolves around two nurses, Liz Thorpe (Shirl Conway), the older head nurse, and Gail Lucas, the naive student nurse. The two nurses were ... See full summary »

Stars: Shirl Conway, Zina Bethune, Dana Elcar, Hilda Simms