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1. Lincoln (2012)

PG-13 | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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86 Metascore

As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.

Writers: Tony Kushner, Doris Kearns Goodwin | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Votes: 196,778 | Gross: $182.20M

2. Munich (2005)

R | 164 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.6
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74 Metascore

Based on the true story of the Black September aftermath, about the five men chosen to eliminate the ones responsible for that fateful day.

Writers: Tony Kushner, Eric Roth, George Jonas | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Marie-Josée Croze, Ciarán Hinds

Votes: 176,462 | Gross: $47.38M

3. Still Alice (2014)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama

7.5
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72 Metascore

A linguistics professor and her family find their bonds tested when she is diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease.

Writers: Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland, Lisa Genova | Directors: Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland | Stars: Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart, Kate Bosworth

Votes: 85,261 | Gross: $18.66M

4. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.6
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Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart, Paul Dinello

Votes: 30,494

5. Angels in America (2003 TV Mini-Series)

TV-MA | 352 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

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Playwright Tony Kushner adapts his political epic about the AIDS crisis during the mid-eighties, around a group of separate but connected individuals.

Stars: Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Emma Thompson, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 21,904

6. Birds of America (2008)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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A regular guy struggles with a repressive home and professional life, as well as making amends for the trouble his free-spirited brother and sister cause about town.

Writer: Elyse Friedman | Director: Craig Lucas | Stars: Matthew Perry, Ben Foster, Ginnifer Goodwin, Lauren Graham

Votes: 4,825

7. The 85th Annual Academy Awards (2013 TV Special)

TV-14 | 215 min

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Seth MacFarlane hosts the Academy Awards.

Writers: Leslie Dixon, Jon Macks, Matt Roberts, Jesse Joyce, Seth MacFarlane, Billy Martin, Patrick Meighan, Julius Sharpe, Danny Smith, Alec Sulkin, John Viener | Director: Don Mischer | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, William Shatner, Naomi Watts, Jennifer Lawrence

Votes: 2,727

8. Outrage (I) (2009)

R | 90 min | Documentary

7.6
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64 Metascore

An indictment of closeted politicians who lobby for anti-gay legislation in the U.S.

Writer: Kirby Dick | Director: Kirby Dick | Stars: Barney Frank, Tammy Baldwin, Wayne Barrett, Elizabeth Birch

Votes: 1,432 | Gross: $0.04M

9. The Great New Wonderful (2005)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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57 Metascore

The Great New Wonderful weaves five stories against the backdrop of an anxious and uncertain post-9-11 New York City.

Writer: Sam Catlin | Director: Danny Leiner | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Jim Gaffigan, Judy Greer, Maggie Gyllenhaal

Votes: 1,294 | Gross: $0.15M

10. American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.3
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Creators: Henry Hampton, Stephen Fitzmeyer | Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Oliver Platt

Votes: 890

11. 70th Golden Globe Awards (2013 TV Special)

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A ceremony that honors the best in Television and cinema of the year hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler

Writers: Barry Adelman, Jon Macks, Dave Boone, Alex Baze, Robert Carlock, Seth Meyers, Mike Scully, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Amy Adams, Adele

Votes: 659

12. New York: A Documentary Film (1999– )

600 min | Documentary, History

9.1
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Ric Burns (brother of the famed documentarian Ken Burns) presents an exhaustive history of New York City from the settling of the area by the Dutch to the attack by terrorists nearly 400 ... See full summary »

Stars: David Ogden Stiers, John Steele Gordon, Kenneth Jackson, Robert A.M. Stern

Votes: 637

13. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

8.0
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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 579

14. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.2
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The life story of Louisa May Alcott based on her writings as well as those of family, friends and associates.

Creator: Susan Lacy | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 417

15. Angels in America (2003– )
Episode: Part 1: Millennium Approaches (2003)

TV-MA | 66 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.5
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Louis abandons a hospitalized Prior; Joe and Roy confide in each other over drinks. Later, Prior hears voices from his hospital bed while Louis solicits sex from strangers, and Joe makes a drunken confession to his mother.

Writer: Tony Kushner | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Emma Thompson, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 331

16. Making the Boys (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.0
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71 Metascore

On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the Gay Rights Movement, the film explores the drama, struggle and enduring legacy of the first-ever gay play and subsequent Hollywood movie to ... See full summary »

Director: Crayton Robey | Stars: Edward Albee, Joe Allen, Matt Baney, David Carter

Votes: 311 | Gross: $0.03M

17. ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway (2007)

PG | 102 min | Documentary

8.0
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73 Metascore

Going behind the curtain to capture the most controversial, passionate, risky and high-profile Broadway season in decades.

Writers: Dori Berinstein, Richard Hankin | Director: Dori Berinstein | Stars: Alissa Anderegg, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Rob Ashford, Chris Boneau

Votes: 289 | Gross: $0.15M

18. Angels in America (2003– )
Episode: Part 2 Perestroika (2003)

TV-MA | 64 min | Drama, Fantasy

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A fight with Joe leaves Louis badly scarred; Roy plays a final practical joke on Ethel; Prior wrestles the Angel and then addresses a review board in Heaven; Harper heads out West; Prior, ... See full summary »

Writer: Tony Kushner | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Emma Thompson, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 274

19. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )

Documentary

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Harvard educator Henry Louis Gates Jr. hosts this enlightening PBS series that examines "the DNA of American culture" through an extensive discovery of the ancestors of today's celebrities.... See full summary »

Stars: Henry Louis Gates, CeCe Moore, Anderson Cooper, Valerie Jarrett

Votes: 268

20. Theater of War (2008)

95 min | Documentary

7.2
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68 Metascore

A behind-the-scenes look at The Public Theater's production of Bertolt Brecht's "Mother Courage" that examines the playwright's life and ideas.

Director: John W. Walter | Stars: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Tony Kushner, George C. Wolfe

Votes: 162

22. Democracy Now! (2001– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Amy Goodman, Juan Gonzalez, Nermeen Shaikh, Sharif Abdel Kouddous

Votes: 153

23. The 58th Annual Tony Awards (2004 TV Special)

130 min | Music

6.4
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Writers: Dave Boone, Bruce Vilanch | Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Tom Aldredge, Eileen Atkins, Becky Ann Baker

Votes: 127

25. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Stars: Edward Herrmann, Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson

Votes: 118

26. The Jewish Americans (2008 TV Mini-Series)

360 min | Documentary

7.5
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Acclaimed filmmaker David Grubin traces 350 years of Jewish American history, from the arrival of the first Jews in 1654 up to the present day. THE JEWISH AMERICANS tells the story of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Liev Schreiber, Blair Brown, Kasey Fechtor, Eno Freedman Brodmann

Votes: 74

27. Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner (2006)

98 min | Documentary

7.8
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64 Metascore

A documentary on the personal and political life of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Tony Kushner. The film begins in 2001, when Kushner was mounting the production of his play "Homebody/Kabul" and runs through 2004, as he worked on John Kerry's presidential campaign, got married to Mark Harris, worked with Maurice Sendak, and opened the Broadway musical "Caroline, or Change."

Writer: Freida Lee Mock | Director: Freida Lee Mock | Stars: Firdous Bamji, Bill Camp, Harrison Chad, Jay Charan

Votes: 70 | Gross: $0.02M

28. Munich: The Mission - The Team (2006 Video)

13 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Kathleen Kennedy, Barry Mendel, Tony Kushner, Steven Spielberg

Votes: 57

29. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Eugene O'Neill: A Documentary Film (2006)

120 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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The life and career of American playwright Eugene O'Neill.

Writers: Ric Burns, Arthur Gelb, Barbara Gelb | Director: Ric Burns | Stars: Robert Brustein, Zoe Caldwell, Arthur Gelb, Barbara Gelb

Votes: 55

30. Moyers & Company (2012– )

TV-G | 60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.9
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Stars: Bill Moyers, Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Gretchen Morgenson, John Nichols

Votes: 39

31. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mike Nichols (2010 TV Movie)

90 min | Reality-TV

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Writer: Jon Macks | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Amy Adams, Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Candice Bergen

Votes: 35

32. Munich: The On-Set Experience (2006 Video)

14 min | Short

7.9
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Stars: Jonathan Avigdori, Eric Bana, Rick Carter, Daniel Craig

Votes: 34

33. Munich: Memories of the Event (2006 Video)

9 min | Short

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Stars: David Ali Hamade, Kathleen Kennedy, Tony Kushner, Geoffrey Rush

Votes: 25

34. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: New York: Part III - Sunshine and Shadow (1999)

111 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.2
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Episode three turns the spotlight on greed and wealth.

Director: Lisa Ades | Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Ruth J. Abram, Philip Bosco, Robert A. Caro

Votes: 23

35. 18th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards (2013 TV Special)

120 min

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Director: Michael Dempsey | Stars: Amy Adams, Ben Affleck, Judd Apatow, Stefan Arndt

Votes: 22

36. American Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: In the Wings: Angels in America on Broadway (1993)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Writer: Tony Kushner | Stars: Kathleen Chalfant, Tony Kushner, Ron Leibman, George C. Wolfe

Votes: 22

37. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Mike Nichols (2016)

53 min | Documentary, Biography

8.3
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The life and 50th-year of director Mike Nichols, one of only two people who have won Peabody, Emmy,Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards.

Writer: Susan Lacy | Director: Elaine May | Stars: Bob Balaban, Alec Baldwin, Matthew Broderick, James Brook

Votes: 22

38. Munich: The Experience (2006 Video)

27 min | Documentary, Short

6.9
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This making-of documentary for the film Munich (2005) is a shortened version of what appears on the second disc of the out-of-print Collector's Edition DVD. Bundled together with the 1-disc... See full summary »

Stars: Eric Bana, Rick Carter, Daniel Craig, Ciarán Hinds

Votes: 21

39. Angels in America (2004 TV Movie)

140 min | Drama

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Writer: Tony Kushner | Director: François Roussillon | Stars: Daniel Belcher, Topi Lehtipuu, Barbara Hendricks, Julia Migenes

Votes: 20

40. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: New York: Part V - Cosmopolis (1999)

114 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
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Episode five tells the African-American experience and the birth of the new media industries.

Writer: Ronald Blumer | Director: Lisa Ades | Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Ruth Abram, Joan Allen, Thomas Bender

Votes: 20

41. The 47th Annual Tony Awards (1993 TV Special)

Family

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Writer: Buz Kohan | Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Jane Alexander, John Arnone, Bea Arthur

Votes: 19

42. Operation Lysistrata (2006)

85 min | Documentary

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In January 2003, two women in New York City, Kathryn Blume and Sharron Bower, thought to organize readings of the ancient Greek play by Aristophanes, Lysistrata, as a protest against the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Patrick Kelly | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Cheryl Black, Kathryn Blume, Sharron Bower

Votes: 19

43. Looking for Lincoln (2009 TV Movie)

Biography

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Writer: Henry Louis Gates | Directors: John Maggio, Muriel Soenens | Stars: Lerone Bennett, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Henry Louis Gates

Votes: 17

44. Stagestruck: Gay Theatre in the 20th Century (2000)

140 min | Documentary

8.1
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Chronicles of gay men and the theatre in the 20th century. From Oscar Wilde and Noel Coward through Terrence Rattigan and Tennesee Williams and on to Edward Albee, Joe Orton, Tony Kushner, and Larry Kramer.

Director: David Jeffcock | Stars: Neil Bartlett, Larry Kramer, Tony Kushner

Votes: 15

45. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)
Episode: Tony Kushner (2012)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

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Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner talks about writing the screenplay for the upcoming film "Lincoln."

Writers: Bobby Mort, Max Werner | Stars: Stephen Colbert, Christopher Steiner, Tony Kushner, Christopher Steiner

Votes: 13

46. The Troupe (2004)

Documentary

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"Ta'ziyeh" is an indigenous form of theater in Iran (also called "passion plays") that until now has never been to America. The Troupe is a documentary about a Ta'ziyeh troupe's journey ... See full summary »

Director: Rabeah Ghaffari | Stars: Laura Aswad, William Beeman, Mohammed Ghaffari, Tony Kushner

Votes: 12

47. The Journey to Lincoln (2013 Video)

9 min | Documentary, Short

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The cast and crew of Lincoln (2012) discuss how and why the film was conceived, with emphasis on the choice to narrow its focus to the passage of the 13th Amendment in the U.S. House of Representatives in early 1865.

Stars: Rick Carter, Daniel Day-Lewis, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Tommy Lee Jones

Votes: 10

48. The 48th Annual Tony Awards (1994 TV Special)

Family

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Writers: Buz Kohan, Gary Smith | Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Amy Irving, Anthony Hopkins, George Abbott, Jane Adams

Votes: 9

49. New York: A Documentary Film (1999– )
Episode: Sunshine and Shadow (1865-1898) (1999)

Documentary, History

8.6
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This period in New York's history covers many local characters and the corruption but also the building of the Brooklyn bridge and the erection of the Statue of Liberty.

Writers: Ric Burns, James Sanders | Director: Ric Burns | Stars: Ruth J. Abram, Philip Bosco, Robert A. Caro, Caleb Carr

Votes: 8

50. Angels in America (2003– )
Episode: Beyond Nelly (2003)

TV-MA | Drama, Fantasy

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Writer: Tony Kushner | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Al Pacino, Mary-Louise Parker, Jeffrey Wright, Justin Kirk

Votes: 6