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1. NCIS (2003– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime | Active

8.0
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The cases of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service.

Stars: Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly, Pauley Perrette, David McCallum

2. Person of Interest (2011– )

43 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A former CIA operative is recruited by an enigmatic billionaire to prevent violent crimes.

Stars: Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Chapman, Michael Emerson

3. Firefly (2002–2003)

44 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

9.2
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Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out to get them.

Stars: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin

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. Lie to Me (2009–2011)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Dr. Cal Lightman teaches a course in body language and makes an honest fortune exploiting it. He's employed by various public authorities in various investigations, doing more when the ... See full summary »

Creator: Samuel Baum | Stars: Tim Roth, Kelli Williams, Brendan Hines, Monica Raymund

7. NYPD Blue (1993–2005)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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The gritty details of life as a member of a New York City police unit.

Stars: Dennis Franz, Gordon Clapp, James McDaniel, Bill Brochtrup

8. Teen Wolf (1985)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.9
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25 Metascore

A struggling high school student with problems discovers that his family has an unusual pedigree when he finds himself turning into a werewolf.

Writers: Jeph Loeb, Matthew Weisman | Director: Rod Daniel | Stars: Michael J. Fox, James Hampton, Susan Ursitti, Jerry Levine

9. Childrens Hospital (2008– )

TV-14 | 11 min | Comedy

8.0
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Explores the emotional struggles and sexual politics of a group of doctors charged with healthy libidos. Their dedication to their personal lives is relentless, interrupted only by the occasional need to treat sick children.

Creator: Rob Corddry | Stars: Rob Huebel, Rob Corddry, Ken Marino, Megan Mullally

10. Diagnosis Murder (1993–2001)

60 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

6.8
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Dr. Mark Sloan has a knack for getting into trouble, negotiating the twists and turns of mysteries and solving crimes with the help of his son, Steve, a homicide detective.

Creator: Joyce Burditt | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Barry Van Dyke, Victoria Rowell, Charlie Schlatter

11. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct.

Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, James Sikking

12. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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The lives and trials of the staff of a major hospital in Chicago.

Stars: Mandy Patinkin, Adam Arkin, Hector Elizondo, Peter Berg

13. Being Mary Jane (2013– )

60 min | Drama

7.5
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The story and life of a black woman, her work, her family as well as her popular talk show which she hosts.

Creator: Mara Brock Akil | Stars: Gabrielle Union, Lisa Vidal, Aaron D. Spears, Margaret Avery

14. Charlie's Angels (2011)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime | Active

4.4
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A cat burglar, a car thief, and a dirty cop get a chance to turn their lives around; fighting crime and working for the mysterious Charlie Townsend.

Creators: Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts | Stars: Annie Ilonzeh, Minka Kelly, Rachael Taylor, Ramon Rodriguez

15. Judging Amy (1999–2005)

60 min | Drama

6.9
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A family drama focused on three generations of women living together in Hartford, Connecticut. Amy Brenneman plays Amy Gray, who left New York City behind and now works as a family court ... See full summary »

Creators: Amy Brenneman, Bill D'Elia, Connie Tavel, John Tinker | Stars: Amy Brenneman, Tyne Daly, Karle Warren, Richard T. Jones

16. Officer Down (II) (2013)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama

5.6
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When a cop's crooked past comes back to get him, can he do the right thing, or will he succumb to the threats of his dangerous connections?

Writer: John Chase | Director: Brian A Miller | Stars: Stephen Dorff, Stephen Lang, David Boreanaz, James Woods

17. Nash Bridges (1996–2001)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A smart alecky San Francisco cop and his get rich quick scheme of a partner keep tabs on crime and take down the bad guys in the Bay Area.

Creator: Carlton Cuse | Stars: Don Johnson, Cheech Marin, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Jeff Perry

18. The Crow: City of Angels (1996)

R | 84 min | Action, Fantasy, Thriller

4.4
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Many years after the first film, the spirit of the Crow resurrects another man seeking revenge for the murder of his son.

Writers: James O'Barr, David S. Goyer | Director: Tim Pope | Stars: Vincent Perez, Mia Kirshner, Richard Brooks, Iggy Pop

19. The Substitute (1996)

R | 114 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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After a botched mission in Cuba, professional mercenary Shale and his crew Joey Six, Hollan, Rem, and Wellman head home to Miami, Florida, where Shale is reunited with his fiance Jane ... See full summary »

Writers: Roy Frumkes, Rocco Simonelli, Alan Ormsby | Director: Robert Mandel | Stars: Tom Berenger, Raymond Cruz, William Forsythe, Luis Guzmán

20. Tour of Duty (1987–1990)

45 min | Action, Drama, War

8.4
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The trials of a U.S. Army platoon serving in the field during the Vietnam War.

Creators: L. Travis Clark, Steve Duncan | Stars: Terence Knox, Stephen Caffrey, Tony Becker, Miguel A. Núñez Jr.

21. Shocker (1989)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

5.3
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After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.

Writer: Wes Craven | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Michael Murphy, Mitch Pileggi, Peter Berg, Sam Scarber

22. Renegade (1992–1997)

45 min | Action, Drama

5.9
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After crooked cop Lieutenant "Dutch" Dixon kills his girlfriend and frames him for murder, Reno Raines escapes from jail and goes on the run. Teaming up with Bobby Sixkiller and Cheyenne ... See full summary »

Creator: Stephen J. Cannell | Stars: Lorenzo Lamas, Branscombe Richmond, Kathleen Kinmont, Stephen J. Cannell

23. Drive (2007 TV Mini-Series)

Action, Adventure, Crime

7.9
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A drama about various people competing in an illegal cross-country road race.

Creators: Tim Minear, Ben Queen | Stars: Kristin Lehman, Emma Stone, Rochelle Aytes, Taryn Manning

24. The Hidden (1987)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Horror

7.0
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An alien parasite with the ability to possess human bodies goes on a violent crime spree in LA, pursued by a human cop and an alien cop inhabiting a human body.

Writer: Jim Kouf | Director: Jack Sholder | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Nouri, Claudia Christian, Clarence Felder

25. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Mystery/suspense series based on Robert Parker's "Spenser" novels. Spenser, a private investigator living in Boston, gets involved in a new murder mystery each episode.

Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Ron McLarty, Richard Jaeckel

26. In Too Deep (1999)

R | 95 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

6.1
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53 Metascore

Jeff Cole is a recent graduate of the Cincinnati police academy who dreams of working undercover. His wish is granted and through success is given the task of taking down state-wide crack ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Henry Brown, Paul Aaron | Director: Michael Rymer | Stars: Omar Epps, LL Cool J, Nia Long, Stanley Tucci

27. 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

28. Close to Home (2005–2007)

60 min | Drama

6.7
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Close to Home is a legal drama that tears away the facade of suburbia to reveal that sometimes quiet and tranquil streets can hide the darkest of crimes. Annabeth Chase is a young, ... See full summary »

Creator: Jim Leonard | Stars: Jennifer Finnigan, Kimberly Elise, David James Elliott, John Carroll Lynch

29. Shakedown (1988)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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A legal attorney and renegade cop team up to stop a corrupt cop.

Writer: James Glickenhaus | Director: James Glickenhaus | Stars: Peter Weller, Sam Elliott, Richard Brooks, Jude Ciccolella

30. Brimstone (1998–1999)

60 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.1
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A dead cop, sentenced to Hell, is returned to Earth by the Devil to recover 113 escaped evil spirits.

Creators: Ethan Reiff, Cyrus Voris | Stars: Peter Horton, John Glover, Lori Petty, Teri Polo

31. Off Limits (1988)

R | 102 min | Action, Thriller, War

6.1
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McGriff and Albaby are probably doing the worst law enforcement job in the world - they are plain clothes U.S. military policemen on duty in war-time Saigon. However, their job becomes even... See full summary »

Writers: Christopher Crowe, Jack Thibeau | Director: Christopher Crowe | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Gregory Hines, Fred Ward, Amanda Pays

32. Skin (2003– )

60 min | Drama

6.6
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Two mismatched teens fall in love with each other despite the family feud between their fathers, one a pornographer, the other a district attorney, trying to bring each other down.

Stars: Ron Silver, Kevin Anderson, Rachel Ticotin, Pamela Gidley

33. The Arsenio Hall Show (2013– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

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Stars: Arsenio Hall, Hugh Moore, Tiffany Haddish, Jermaine Dupri

34. In My Pocket (2011)

94 min | Drama, Romance

4.9
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A harrowing journey down the dark spiral of drug addiction. As Stephen Jameson's carefully constructed life slowly falls apart, his belief system is shattered when he discovers that he's no... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph Ferrugio, David Lisle Johnson | Director: David Lisle Johnson | Stars: Gregory Smith, Zack Ward, Shantel VanSanten, Brendan Sexton III

35. To Sleep with Anger (1990)

PG | 102 min | Drama

7.0
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Charles Burnett's beautiful, poetic masterpiece is novelistic in its narrative density and richness of characterization. Harry Mention, an enigmatic drifter from the South, comes to visit ... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Burnett | Director: Charles Burnett | Stars: Danny Glover, Paul Butler, DeVaughn Nixon, Mary Alice

36. 84C MoPic (1989)

R | 95 min | Drama, War

7.1
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Impressive performance by unknown actors in this low-budget Vietnam drama. The story is being told in the form of a documentary; a camera team follows an Army unit in pursuit of 'Charlie'. ... See full summary »

Writer: Patrick Sheane Duncan | Director: Patrick Sheane Duncan | Stars: Jonathan Emerson, Nicholas Cascone, Jason Tomlins, Christopher Burgard

37. The Wedding (1998 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Writers: Dorothy West, Lisa Jones | Director: Charles Burnett | Stars: Halle Berry, Eric Thal, Lynn Whitfield, Carl Lumbly

38. Good vs Evil (1999–2000)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.6
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Heavenly agents of the "Corps" fight against demonic Morlocks in Hollywood.

Creators: Josh Pate, Jonas Pate | Stars: Clayton Rohner, Richard Brooks, Googy Gress, Marshall Bell

39. The Sin Seer (2015)

Thriller | Post-production

Rose Ricard has a gift, she can see into your soul. She can discern the truth from a lie and sometimes, she can perceive the very thoughts before they are formed in your mind. She uses ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul D. Hannah | Director: Paul D. Hannah | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Michael Ironside, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Isaiah Washington

40. Resting Place (1986 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama

6.5
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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

41. Code Name: Wolverine (1996 TV Movie)

R | 96 min | Thriller

4.5
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Harry Gordini is on his way to Italy for a holiday with his family. On his way he accidentally picks up the wrong suitcase which holds in it hundreds of millions worth of new superdrug. Now... See full summary »

Writers: Frederick Forsyth, Robert T. Megginson | Director: David Jackson | Stars: Antonio Sabato Jr., Traci Lind, Danny Quinn, Richard Brooks

42. Dough Boys (2009)

93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.6
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For the "Dough Boys" every day is a struggle to survive. Determined to make something of their lives, these four friends work any hustle no matter how risky. But when they bite off more ... See full summary »

Writer: Preston A. Whitmore II | Director: Nicholas Harvell | Stars: Amanda Aardsma, Tiara Ashleigh, Louis Bernstein, Richard Brooks

43. Black Rose of Harlem (1996)

R | 87 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.3
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A tragic love story set against the turbulent backdrop of the 1920's Chicago jazz clubs. Georgia, a beautiful black singer catches the eye of mobster Johnny Varona. But Johnny is betrothed ... See full summary »

Writers: Frances Doel, Charles Philip Moore | Director: Fred Gallo | Stars: Cynda Williams, Nick Cassavetes, Joe Viterelli, Lawrence Monoson

44. Dead Last (2001– )

60 min | Drama, Comedy, Fantasy

7.7
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Creators: D.V. DeVincentis, Patrick O'Neill, Steve Pink | Stars: Sara Downing, Tyler Labine, Kett Turton, Wayne Pére

45. Mr. Sophistication (2013)

Drama

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The story of a comedian, Ron Waters, who is a Richard Pryor-type of entertainer who makes commentary about the world rather than one-liners. After a self-imposed exile from Hollywood, Ron is back.

Writer: Danny Green | Director: Danny Green | Stars: Robert Patrick, Gina Torres, Monique Gabriela Curnen, Harry Lennix

46. Almost Grown (1988–1989)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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In some ways, Norman and Suzie are a very typical American couple. After meeting in high school, dating all through school and college, getting married and having two children, they decided... See full summary »

Creators: David Chase, Lawrence Konner | Stars: Tim Daly, Eve Gordon, Rita Taggart, Michael Alldredge

47. Terror on Highway 91 (1989 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.6
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A police deputy in a small town grows more and more disgusted with the rampant corruption and brutality practiced by the sheriff and his fellow officers.

Writers: Dan Witt, Stuart Schoffman | Director: Jerry Jameson | Stars: C.K. Bibby, Lara Flynn Boyle, Richard Brooks, Michael Burgess

48. Badge of the Assassin (1985 TV Movie)

R | 120 min | Drama

6.0
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Three black revolutionaries gun down two New York City police officers. The subsequent investigation puts a white assistant DA and a black police detective on the trail of the killers that ... See full summary »

Writers: Lawrence Roman, Robert K. Tanenbaum, Philip Rosenberg | Director: Mel Damski | Stars: James Woods, Yaphet Kotto, Alex Rocco, David Harris

49. Chameleon (1995)

R | 108 min | Thriller

6.1
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A government agent who had retired comes out to try to find a druglord who had his family murdered. However, as he assumes various roles, his chief becomes concerned about him as he starts ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Pavone, Dave Alan Johnson | Director: Michael Pavone | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Kevin Pollak, Melora Hardin, Wayne Knight

50. The Adventures of Ragtime (1998)

96 min | Comedy, Family

4.5
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Ragtime is a miniature pet horse and the kids love him. But villains Sam and Lester think Ragtime can be their meal ticket. They kidnap the horse for ransom. The family is worried but ... See full summary »

Writer: William Byron Hillman | Director: William Byron Hillman | Stars: Shelley Long, Jay Thomas, Perry King, Justin Cooper