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1. Parenthood (2010– )

12 | 60 min | Comedy, Drama

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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

2. The Simpsons (1989– )

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

9.0
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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.

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

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

6. 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

7. Dolphin Tale (2011)

PG | 113 min | Drama, Family

6.9
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64 Metascore

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

8. And So It Goes (2014)

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

5.5
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38 Metascore

A self-absorbed 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

9. 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

10. 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

11. 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

12. 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

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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A modern revival of the classic eponymous 1960s sci-fi horror anthology show. Episodes often have twist-endings and involve aliens. Sometimes, story from one episode continues in a later episode.

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

7.0
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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. 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

19. Raising Cain (1992)

R | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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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

20. The American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Joe Morton

21. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.5
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Stars: Frank Sinatra, Martin Scorsese, Judy Garland, Tony Bennett

22. Great Performances (1971– )

132 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.7
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Creators: Marion J. Caffey, Daniel Ezralow, Josh Groban | Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Plácido Domingo, Chita Rivera

23. 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

24. Highway (I) (2002)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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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

25. Communion (1989)

R | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Horror

5.7
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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 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

27. The Hospital (1971)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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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

28. 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

29. 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

30. Fedora (1978)

PG | 114 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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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. 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

32. Starting Over (1979)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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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

33. Prohibition (2011 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary, History

8.1
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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

34. 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

35. Independence Day (1983)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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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

36. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair, Maria Riva

37. See You in the Morning (1989)

PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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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. 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

39. 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, Ken Roberts, Dennis Parnell

40. 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

41. 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

42. The Defenders (1961–1965)

60 min | Drama

7.5
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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

43. Prototype (1983 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

5.9
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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

44. 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

45. Vault of Horror I (1994 TV Movie)

90 min | Horror

6.6
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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

46. 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

47. Two People (1973)

R | 100 min | Drama, Romance

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Writer: Richard De Roy | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Peter Fonda, Lindsay Wagner, Estelle Parsons, Alan Fudge

48. Play of the Week (1959–1961)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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This syndicated anthology series staged a different play every week covering all genres - dramas, comedies, musicals, fantasies, mysteries, et al - utilizing some of the best talent appearing on Broadway

Stars: Myron McCormick, Cathleen Nesbitt, Frank Conroy, Kurt Kasznar

49. 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

50. Spencer (1984–1985)

30 min | Comedy

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