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1. Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005–2008)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.2
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In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar.

Creators: Michael Dante DiMartino, Bryan Konietzko | Stars: Zach Tyler, Mae Whitman, Jack De Sena, Dee Bradley Baker

Votes: 103,136

2. Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance (2012 Video Game)

E10+

9.0
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King Mickey and Yen Sid prepare for an impending threat by putting Sora and Riku through the Mark of Mastery exam.

Director: Tetsuya Nomura | Stars: Haley Joel Osment, David Gallagher, Ben Diskin, Richard Epcar

Votes: 361

3. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)
Episode: Iced (2005)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Greg and Sara work on a case of two university students who mysteriously end up dead in a dorm room. Catherine, Warrick, and Nick investigate the death of a man found in what looks like a ... See full summary »

Creator: Anthony E. Zuiker | Director: Richard J. Lewis | Stars: William Petersen, Marg Helgenberger, Gary Dourdan, George Eads

Votes: 454

4. Beyond the Break (2006– )
Episode: One Good Ride (2007)

Drama

8.6
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Creator: Sean McNamara | Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: Suzie Pollard, Sonya Balmores, Tiffany Hines, Natalie Ramsey

Votes: 5

5. Beyond the Break (2006– )
Episode: Party Wave (2006)

Drama

8.6
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Creator: Sean McNamara | Director: David Brookwell | Stars: Ryan Cleary, Suzie Pollard, Sonya Balmores, Tiffany Hines

Votes: 5

6. Lipshitz Saves the World (2007 TV Movie)

Comedy

8.5
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In a bizarre twist of fate, a young outcast learns he might be the one person who can save the world.

Writer: Dan Fogelman | Director: Chris Koch | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Jack Carpenter, Ty Burrell, Brooklyn Decker

Votes: 59

7. Beyond the Break (2006– )
Episode: Bird and the Bees (2006)

Drama

8.5
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Creator: Sean McNamara | Director: Melanie Mayron | Stars: Suzie Pollard, Sonya Balmores, Tiffany Hines, Natalie Ramsey

Votes: 6

8. Beyond the Break (2006– )
Episode: Beyond the Break (2007)

Drama

8.3
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Creator: Sean McNamara | Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: Suzie Pollard, Sonya Balmores, Tiffany Hines, Natalie Ramsey

Votes: 13

9. Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005–2008)
Episode: The Beach (2007)

TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.3
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On a forced vacation, Zuko, Azula, Ty Lee and Mai try to blend in with normal teenagers and learn about themselves and one another. Aang and company are attacked by an ominous assassin.

Creators: Michael Dante DiMartino, Bryan Konietzko | Director: Joaquim Dos Santos | Stars: Zach Tyler, Mae Whitman, Jack De Sena, Jessie Flower

Votes: 549

10. Gang Related (2014)
Episode: Pilot (2014)

TV-14 | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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A member of the LAPD's Gang Task Force tries to hide his allegiance to the underworld kingpin who secretly put him through the police academy in this drama series. In the premiere, Ryan ... See full summary »

Creator: Chris Morgan | Director: Allen Hughes | Stars: Ramon Rodriguez, Jay Hernandez, RZA, Sung Kang

Votes: 171

11. Living with Fran (2005–2007)
Episode: Who's the Parent? (2005)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Josh goes big brother on his younger teenage sister Alison, when she is picked up by her new boy-friend Kurt, but neither Fran nor Ryan cares to check on her, well, Ryan doesn't dare to ... See full summary »

Creators: Jamie Kennedy, Josh H. Etting, David Garrett, Jason Ward | Director: Peter Bonerz | Stars: Fran Drescher, Ben Feldman, Ryan McPartlin, Misti Traya

Votes: 9

12. NCIS (2003– )

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

8.0
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The cases of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service's Washington DC Major Case Response Team, led by Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs.

Creators: Donald P. Bellisario, Don McGill | Stars: Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly, Pauley Perrette, David McCallum

Votes: 74,284

13. Lie to Me (2009–2011)

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

8.0
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About Cal Lightman, the world's leading deception expert who studies facial expressions and involuntary body language to expose the truth behind the lies.

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

Votes: 80,522

14. Lie to Me (2009–2011)
Episode: Unchained (2009)

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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The gang tackles 2 cases -- the suspicious death of a firefighter and the parole of a former gang leader.

Creator: Samuel Baum | Director: Lesli Linka Glatter | Stars: Tim Roth, Kelli Williams, Brendan Hines, Monica Raymund

Votes: 478

15. Shelter (II) (2007)

R | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.9
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66 Metascore

When his college dreams are sidelined by family obligations, a young man finds comfort in surfing with his best friend's brother.

Writer: Jonah Markowitz | Director: Jonah Markowitz | Stars: Trevor Wright, Brad Rowe, Tina Holmes, Jackson Wurth

Votes: 13,734

16. Cold Case (2003–2010)
Episode: Time to Crime (2005)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A citywide incentive "guns for shoes" program causes a weapon to turn up that had been used in a 1987 drive-by killing of a little girl in a park. The team attempts to discover who had ... See full summary »

Creator: Meredith Stiehm | Director: Tim Hunter | Stars: Kathryn Morris, Danny Pino, John Finn, Jeremy Ratchford

Votes: 104

17. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)

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

7.8
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An elite team of police forensic evidence investigation experts work their cases in Las Vegas.

Creator: Anthony E. Zuiker | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger, George Eads, Eric Szmanda

Votes: 63,108

18. Beyond the Break (2006– )
Episode: Vin, Lose, or Draw (2006)

Drama

7.7
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Creators: David Brookwell, Michael Jacobs, Sean McNamara | Director: Rachel Feldman | Stars: Suzie Pollard, Sonya Balmores, Ryan Cleary, Tiffany Hines

Votes: 9

19. Cold Case (2003–2010)

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

7.6
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The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she's assigned "cold cases" -- older crimes that have never been solved.

Creator: Meredith Stiehm | Stars: Kathryn Morris, Danny Pino, John Finn, Jeremy Ratchford

Votes: 17,429

20. Gang Related (2014)

46 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Every villain has a noble cause, and every hero has a dark side. In the gritty new action-drama GANG RELATED, Detective RYAN LOPEZ is a rising star in Los Angeles' elite Gang Task Force. ... See full summary »

Creator: Chris Morgan | Stars: Ramon Rodriguez, Jay Hernandez, RZA, Sung Kang

Votes: 4,930

21. Beyond the Break (2006– )
Episode: Oceans Eleven (2007)

Drama

7.6
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Creators: Sean McNamara, David Brookwell, Michael Jacobs | Director: Rachel Feldman | Stars: Suzie Pollard, Sonya Balmores, Tiffany Hines, Natalie Ramsey

Votes: 8

22. NCIS (2003– )
Episode: Safe Harbor (2011)

TV-14 | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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A boarding party from a Coast Guard cutter visits a foreign-flag cargo ship; no crewmember is visible, but a gunman kills a petty officer. The NCIS and the CGCIS investigate. Gibbs, Borin, and the gang sort it out and serve justice.

Creators: Donald P. Bellisario, Don McGill | Director: Terrence O'Hara | Stars: Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly, Cote de Pablo, Pauley Perrette

Votes: 298

23. CSI: NY (2004–2013)
Episode: Zoo York (2005)

TV-14 | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Detective Lindsay Monroe joins the CSI team. Her first case leads her to New York's zoo, where a dead man has been found in a tiger's cage. However, it is soon stated that the man wasn't killed by the tiger, but by another person.

Creators: Anthony E. Zuiker, Ann Donahue, Carol Mendelsohn | Director: Norberto Barba | Stars: Gary Sinise, Melina Kanakaredes, Carmine Giovinazzo, Anna Belknap

Votes: 156

24. Sissy Frenchfry (2005)

28 min | Short, Comedy

7.4
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The annual Student Body President election at wildly eclectic and diverse West Beach High pits the quirky, much-beloved incumbent Sissy Frenchfry against handsome, charismatic -- and ... See full summary »

Writer: Joe Brouillette | Director: J.C. Oliva | Stars: Steven Mayhew, Ross Thomas, Justin Dabuet, Laurie Meghan Phelps

Votes: 221

25. Beyond the Break (2006– )
Episode: To Tell the Truth (2009)

Drama

7.4
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Creator: Sean McNamara | Director: Sheldon Larry | Stars: Suzie Pollard, Sonya Balmores, Tiffany Hines, Natalie Ramsey

Votes: 5

26. Soul Surfer (2011)

PG | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.1
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53 Metascore

Teenage surfer Bethany Hamilton overcomes the odds and her own fears of returning to the water after losing her left arm in a shark attack.

Writers: Sean McNamara, Deborah Schwartz, Douglas Schwartz, Michael Berk, Matt Allen, Caleb Wilson, Brad Gann, Bethany Hamilton, Sheryl Berk, Rick Bundschuh | Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: AnnaSophia Robb, Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt, Carrie Underwood

Votes: 32,124

27. Beyond the Break (2006– )
Episode: Charging It (2006)

Drama

7.1
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Surf champion Justin Healy just got a great contract on Hawaii, training the high-profile young wave-riding talent for his sponsor WaveSync; putting them up in his house makes it even more ... See full summary »

Creator: Sean McNamara | Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: Suzie Pollard, Tiffany Hines, Ross Thomas, Jason Tam

Votes: 7

28. CSI: NY (2004–2013)

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

7.0
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CSI Head Detective Mac Taylor and his team solve crimes in New York City.

Creators: Ann Donahue, Carol Mendelsohn, Anthony E. Zuiker | Stars: Gary Sinise, Carmine Giovinazzo, Hill Harper, Eddie Cahill

Votes: 33,541

29. Beyond the Break (2006– )
Episode: Sleeping with the Enemy (2006)

Drama

7.0
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Shoe was uncomfortable enough when Birdie shared her suspicions about Dawns background given the way she spends money, but then the new surf boards disappear just after some local girls ... See full summary »

Creator: Sean McNamara | Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: Ryan Cleary, Suzie Pollard, Sonya Balmores, Tiffany Hines

Votes: 5

30. General Hospital (1963– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

6.8
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Families, close friends, enemies and lovers go through drama and life changing events.

Creators: Doris Hursley, Frank Hursley | Stars: Maurice Benard, Steve Burton, Rebecca Herbst, Laura Wright

Votes: 3,012

31. Beyond the Break (2006– )

30 min | Drama

6.8
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Four girls vie to become world-class surfers.

Creators: Sean McNamara, David Brookwell, Michael Jacobs | Stars: Suzie Pollard, Tiffany Hines, Natalie Ramsey, David Chokachi

Votes: 583

32. Alice & the White Hair (2010)

15 min | Short, Fantasy

6.8
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Alice & her friend Dinah take a wild ride with a mysterious white haired albino and a golden painted, fallen Angel. Alice finds herself in an underground world being traded for a ruby red ... See full summary »

Writer: Wyatt Denny | Director: Wyatt Denny | Stars: Wyatt Denny, Jerome Ferguson, Joe Hill, Jayme Langford

Votes: 41

33. What's Bugging Seth (2005)

Drama

6.7
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Born deaf, Seth Singer will not be denied as he works through the ups and downs of life with his family and friends and the pest control business he's started.

Writer: Eli Steele | Director: Eli Steele | Stars: Ross Thomas, Wyatt Denny, David Fine, Justin Gordon

Votes: 51

34. Fracture (2008 Video Game)

Action, Sci-Fi

6.6
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Writer: Matthew Federman | Director: Darragh O'Farrell | Stars: Will Beckman, Brian Bloom, Noah James Butler, Miguel Angel Caballero

Votes: 38

35. The Cutting Edge: Going for the Gold (2006 Video)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Jackie Dorsey is the daughter of 1992 Winter Olympics Gold medalists Kate Moseley and Doug Dorsey. She grows up with ambitions of winning her own Olympic gold but that ambition seems to come to an end when she has a career threatening injury. Enter Alex Harrison as her new pairs skate partner and a new chance at Olympic Gold. But can they set aside their stubbornness long enough to actually win ... See full summary »

Writers: Dan Berendsen, Tony Gilroy | Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: Christy Carlson Romano, Ross Thomas, Scott Thompson Baker, Kayla Carlson

Votes: 2,715

36. Living with Fran (2005–2007)

30 min | Comedy

5.9
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A mother of two ends up falling in love with a man half her age as she tries to make him part of the family.

Creators: Josh H. Etting, David Garrett, Jamie Kennedy, Jason Ward | Stars: Fran Drescher, Ryan McPartlin, Ben Feldman, Misti Traya

Votes: 915

37. Burning Palms (2010)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Thriller

5.3
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33 Metascore

A subversive tale that interlaces five stories set in Los Angeles, where no taboo is left unexplored as each character careens toward a dark and often comic fate.

Writer: Christopher Landon | Director: Christopher Landon | Stars: Jamie Chung, Rosamund Pike, Dylan McDermott, Shannen Doherty

Votes: 2,179

38. American Pie Presents The Naked Mile (2006 Video)

R | 97 min | Comedy

5.1
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When Erik Stifler gets a free pass to do whatever he wants from his girlfriend, he and his two best friends head to see his cousin Dwight for the Naked Mile and a weekend they will never forget.

Writers: Adam Herz, Erik Lindsay | Director: Joe Nussbaum | Stars: John White, Eugene Levy, Jessy Schram, Steve Talley

Votes: 45,797

39. Beyond the Break (2006– )
Episode: Wing Chicks (2006)

Drama

4.6
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Creators: David Brookwell, Michael Jacobs, Sean McNamara | Director: David Brookwell | Stars: Suzie Pollard, Sonya Balmores, Tiffany Hines, Natalie Ramsey

Votes: 11

40. Abducted (I) (2013)

96 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.5
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Jessica and Dave along with three other young couples are kidnapped in Griffith Park by unseen Abductors and must fight to escape certain death only to discover the world will never be the same.

Writers: Lucy Phillips, Glen Scantlebury | Directors: Lucy Phillips, Glen Scantlebury | Stars: Joe Bohn, Vivan Dugré, Tessa Ferrer, Emily Graham-Handley

Votes: 393

41. Pop Star (2013)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Romance

4.5
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When talented young singer, Roxie Santos, meets music producer, Eddie Marz, he promises her an amazing new lifestyle and a future record deal. All he needs her to do is first lend her voice... See full summary »

Writers: Carlos Portugal, Robin Bain, Charo Toledo, Chris Franco | Director: Carlos Portugal | Stars: Christian Serratos, Rachele Brooke Smith, Ross Thomas, Robert Adamson

Votes: 230

42. Underground (I) (2011)

83 min | Horror

3.9
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A group of friends fight for their lives against the lethal and ravenous creatures lurking beneath the Earth's surface. The group finds themselves at the mercy of creatures genetically ... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Morris Jr. | Director: Rafael Eisenman | Stars: Sofia Pernas, Adrian R'Mante, Jeff D'Agostino, Christine Evangelista

Votes: 1,232

43. The Haunting of Molly Hartley (2008)

PG-13 | 82 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

3.8
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28 Metascore

Molly Hartley looks to put her troubled past behind her with a fresh start at a new school, where she sparks with one of the most popular students. But can her secrets stay buried, ... See full summary »

Writers: John Travis, Rebecca Sonnenshine | Director: Mickey Liddell | Stars: Haley Bennett, Chace Crawford, Jake Weber, Shannon Woodward

Votes: 7,401

44. Dance Flick (2009)

PG-13 | 83 min | Action, Comedy, Music

3.5
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40 Metascore

Street dancer Thomas Uncles is from the wrong side of the tracks, but his bond with the beautiful Megan White might help the duo realize their dreams as they enter in the mother of all dance battles.

Writers: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Craig Wayans, Damien Dante Wayans | Director: Damien Dante Wayans | Stars: Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Shoshana Bush, Damon Wayans Jr.

Votes: 9,809

45. Untitled Holden Layfield Project (2015)

Biography | Post-production

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Writer: Tamlin Hall | Director: Tamlin Hall | Stars: Evan Brinkman, Ross Thomas, Matthew Fahey, Jenna Kanell

46. Game Changers (II) (2013– )

Family, Sport

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Stars: Kevin Frazier, Andrew Anthony, Ross Thomas, Allie LaForce

47. Extraction: The Plundering of the Amarakaeri Reserve (2010)

12 min | Short

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'Extraction: The Plundering of the Amarakaeri Reserve', provides first hand accounts from the indigenous Harakmbut tribe, living in the shadow of seismic oil exploration on their land deep ... See full summary »

Writer: Ross Thomas | Directors: Jamie Roberts, Ross Thomas

48. Incitement (2008)

8 min | Short, Action, Adventure

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During Incitement, a coming of age ceremony in a dystopian society, citizens learn who they are destined to be with and when they will die. When McKenna and Gabe learn they aren't destined ... See full summary »

Writers: Jeffrey Morris Jr., David Victorson | Director: David Victorson | Stars: Christian Barillas, Adam Leiphart, Ahna O'Reilly, Ross Thomas

49. The Cutting Edge: Going for the Gold - Beyond the Ice (2006 Video)

Not Rated | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Christy Carlson Romano, Ross Thomas