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1. Oz (1997–2003)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.9
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A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants.

Stars: Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen, Dean Winters

2. Borgia (2011– )

52 min | Drama | Active

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It was the age of Da Vinci and Michelangelo, of enlightened creativity and unparalleled intellectual achievement. But it was also the age of Machievelli, of rampant lawlessness, incessant ... See full summary »

Creator: Tom Fontana | Stars: John Doman, Mark Ryder, Isolda Dychauk, Diarmuid Noyes

3. Copper (2012– )

42 min | Action, Drama

7.5
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Set in the Five Points neighborhood of New York City in the 1860s, focusing on a rugged young Irish cop who is forced to navigate his unruly and dangerous immigrant neighborhood while ... See full summary »

Creator: Will Rokos | Stars: Tom Weston-Jones, Kevin Ryan, Kyle Schmid, Anastasia Griffith

4. Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–1999)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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A police homicide investigation unit investigates violent crimes in the city of Baltimore.

Stars: Richard Belzer, Clark Johnson, Yaphet Kotto, Kyle Secor

5. St. Elsewhere (1982–1988)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

7.9
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The lives and work of the staff of St. Eligius Hospital, an old and disrespected Boston teaching hospital.

Stars: Ed Begley Jr., William Daniels, Howie Mandel, David Morse

6. You Don't Know Jack (2010 TV Movie)

134 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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A look at the life and work of doctor-assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian.

Writer: Adam Mazer | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Al Pacino, Brenda Vaccaro, John Goodman, Deirdre O'Connell

7. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

8.3
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Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Joseph Bolter

8. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Roddy McDowall

9. Strip Search (2004 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.5
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Strip Search follows several parallel stories examining personal freedoms vs. national security in the aftermath of 9/11; two main subplots involve an American woman detained in China and an Arab man detained in New York City.

Writer: Tom Fontana | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Austin Pendleton, Tom Guiry, Fred Koheler, Zack Manzella

10. The Philanthropist (2009– )

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama | Active

7.6
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Creators: Charlie Corwin, Jim Juvonen | Stars: James Purefoy, Neve Campbell, Michael Kenneth Williams, Lindy Booth

11. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.8
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Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

12. Homicide: The Movie (2000 TV Movie)

PG-13 | Crime, Drama

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Former Homicide Shift Commander Al Giardello is now the leading candidate for Mayor of Baltimore. As he walks toward the platform to do a political speech, he is shot. Former and current ... See full summary »

Writers: Tom Fontana, Eric Overmyer, James Yoshimura | Director: Jean de Segonzac | Stars: Daniel Baldwin, Ned Beatty, Richard Belzer, Andre Braugher

13. The Jury (2004– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

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New York is the setting for this courtroom drama about a jury of 12 different men and women delibrating various capital crime cases while under the supervision of the courthouse staff ... See full summary »

Creator: Barry Levinson | Stars: Adam Busch, Cote de Pablo, Jeff Hephner, Patrice O'Neal

14. The Bedford Diaries (2006– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Romance

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Creators: Tom Fontana, Julie Martin | Stars: Audra McDonald, Penn Badgley, Victoria Cartagena, Tiffany Dupont

15. Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport (2000)

PG | 122 min | Documentary, History, War

7.9
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79 Metascore

The story of the child refugees who were transported to Britain to escape the Nazi Holocaust.

Writer: Mark Jonathan Harris | Director: Mark Jonathan Harris | Stars: Judi Dench, Lory Cahn, Kurt Fuchel, Eva Hayman

16. The Fourth Wise Man (1985 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 72 min | Adventure, Drama

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The story of Artaban, the fourth Magi, who spends his life looking for Jesus his King.

Writers: Tom Fontana, Henry van Dyke | Director: Michael Ray Rhodes | Stars: Martin Sheen, Alan Arkin, Eileen Brennan, Ralph Bellamy

17. Jaded (1998)

R | 95 min | Drama

5.3
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Drama about a pretty young woman who is raped in a most unusual way. There are unexpected turns and surprises in the plot and some characters turn out to be quite different than you'd ... See full summary »

Writers: Wendy Olinger, Caryn Krooth | Director: Caryn Krooth | Stars: Carla Gugino, Richard Bright, Robert Knepper, Donna Mitchell

18. American Tragedy (2000 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 170 min | Crime, Drama

5.5
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Johnnie Cochran defends O.J. Simpson who is on trial for his wife's murder.

Writers: Lawrence Schiller, James Willwerth, Norman Mailer | Director: Lawrence Schiller | Stars: Ving Rhames, Ron Silver, Bruno Kirby, Darryl Alan Reed

19. Anatomy of a 'Homicide: Life on the Street' (1998 TV Movie)

Crime, Documentary, Drama

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A brief look at the history of "Homicide: Life on the Street", one of the best shows on television and its ratings history as well as some of the people on the show, as well as behind the ... See full summary »

Writer: Theodore Bogosian | Director: Theodore Bogosian | Stars: Will Lyman, G.A. Aguilar, Michael Ahl, A. Russell Andrews

20. Judas (2004 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

4.9
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Judas meets Jesus and at first doesn't know what to make of him or whether or not to trust him. A cynical city boy, Judas makes fun of the country bumpkin disciples who follow Jesus but ... See full summary »

Writer: Tom Fontana | Director: Charles Robert Carner | Stars: Johnathon Schaech, Jonathan Scarfe, Tim Matheson, Fiona Glascott

21. Shot in the Heart (2001 TV Movie)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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75 Metascore

The story of a man coming to terms with the sins and secrets of his notorious brother and, in the process, exploring the legacy of violence in his own family.

Writers: Mikal Gilmore, Frank Pugliese | Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Anne Kathryn Parma, Ashley Edwards, Evyn Clark, Kim Abunuwara

22. The Beat (2000– )

60 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

6.5
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Two uniformed police officers cope with day-to-day life in New York City.

Stars: Derek Cecil, Celeste Holm, David Zayas, Lee Tergesen

23. Firehouse (1997 TV Movie)

Drama

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Writer: Tom Fontana | Directors: John McNaughton, Alan Smithee | Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Lillo Brancato, Morris Chestnut, Edie Falco

24. America in Primetime (2011– )

Documentary

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This documentary series looks at the evolution of specific character types appearing on American primetime episodic television from post WWII to the early twenty-first century. These ... See full summary »

Stars: Judd Apatow, Diablo Cody, Alan Yentob, Alan Ball

25. An Omar Broadway Film (2008)

96 min | Documentary

5.6
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An incarcerated gang member sneaks a video camera into prison in order to document the use of excessive force and corruption among the institution's guards.

Directors: Omar Broadway, Douglas Tirola | Stars: Marc Agnifilo, Kwame Amoaku, Lynne Broadway, Omar Broadway

26. Comedy Central Presents: The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Hugh Hefner (2001 TV Special)

Comedy

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Writer: Jeffrey Gurian | Director: Paul Miller | Stars: Jimmy Kimmel, Hugh M. Hefner, Alan King, Drew Carey

27. PoliWood (2009)

90 min | Documentary

6.2
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An in-depth look at the Democratic and Republican national conventions held during the 2008 U.S. Presidential election year.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Richard Abramowitz, Stephen Baldwin, Annette Bening, Ellen Burstyn

28. Tattingers (1988– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Nick Tattinger runs a restaurant in New York City assisted by Sheila Bradey, the chef; Sid Wilbur, the maitre d'; Lou Chatham the head waiter; Marco Bellini the bartender; and Billie Low, ... See full summary »

Creators: John Masius, Bruce Paltrow | Stars: Stephen Collins, Blythe Danner, Jerry Stiller, Roderick Cook

29. America: A Tribute to Heroes (2001 TV Special)

120 min | Documentary, Music

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Actors and musicians honor those fallen in the September 11 disasters.

Writers: Eli Attie, Bill Clark, Chris Connelly, Terry Edmonds, Tom Fontana, Marshall Herskovitz, David Leaf, Ann F. Lewis, Peggy Noonan, Eugene Pack, Philip Rosenthal, Robert Shrum, David Wild, Edward Zwick | Directors: Joel Gallen, Beth McCarthy-Miller | Stars: Muhammad Ali, Halle Berry, Jon Bon Jovi, Bono

30. Baseball Wives (2002 TV Movie)

60 min

4.6
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Writers: Julie Martin, Lisa Randolph | Director: Steve Buscemi | Stars: Brian Bloom, Anthony 'Treach' Criss, Myndy Crist, Adam Cronan

31. M.O.N.Y. (2007 TV Movie)

Drama

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An outspoken public advocate becomes the interim mayor of New York.

Writers: Tom Fontana, Barry Levinson | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Douglas J. Aguirre, S. Hamza Ahmad, Jackie Brown, Matt Bush

32. Great Books (1993– )

Documentary, History

8.3
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Great works of literature are explored in context of their times and their impact.

Stars: Donald Sutherland, David Bryan Jackson, Bill Toscano, Grace Slick

33. Billy the Kid

Western | Announced

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Writer: Tom Fontana

34. Decalogue (TV Mini-Series)

Drama | Announced

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35. The Prosecutors (1996 TV Movie)

91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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Writers: Tom Fontana, Lynda La Plante, Julie Martin | Director: Rod Holcomb | Stars: Stockard Channing, Michelle Forbes, Judy Reyes, Jeffrey D. Sams

36. Anytown, USA (2005)

93 min | Documentary

7.3
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Three Candidates, Two blind Politicians, One Race. Anytown USA follows a tightly run race in the small town of Bogota, New Jersey and resonates as an all-too-familiar look at partisan politics in our increasingly polarized nation.

Director: Kristian Fraga | Stars: Steve Lonegan, Fred Pesce, Dave Musikant, Doug Friedline

37. New Year (1993 TV Movie)

Sci-Fi

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Writers: Tom Fontana, Bruce Paltrow, John Tinker | Director: Jeff Bleckner | Stars: Stacy Keach, Jane Alexander, Roma Downey, Joanna Going

38. Philly Heat (1994– )

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Stars: Jada Copeland Goodman, Peter Boyle, Tate Donovan, Mia Korf

39. Home Fires (1992– )

30 min | Comedy

3.9
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Creators: Tom Fontana, Bruce Paltrow, John Tinker | Stars: Michael Brandon, Kate Burton, Nicole Eggert, Alice Hirson

40. The 38th Annual Emmy Awards (1986 TV Special)

180 min | Family

6.0
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Writer: Hildy Parks | Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Steve Allen, Harry Anderson, Eve Arden, Bea Arthur

41. Hudson's Law (2001 TV Movie)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Stars: Rob Morrow, Andy Powers, Kyra Sedgwick

43. The Long Shadow of Dirty Harry (2008 Video)

26 min | Documentary, Short

7.0
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An in-depth look at Dirty Harry (1971), featuring interviews with such film artists as Michael Madsen, 'Hal Holbrook', John Milius, 'Shane Black' and John Badham.

Director: Gary Leva | Stars: Joe Carnahan, David Ayer, Shane Black, Michael Madsen

44. The Business End: Violence in Cinema (2008 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short

6.4
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An unflinching look at the ongoing debate on violence in movies and its effect on the audience.

Director: Gary Leva | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Peter Hyams, Richard Rhodes, Reni Santoni

45. TV's Most Censored Moments (2002 TV Special)

90 min | Documentary

6.8
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This documentary examines television censorship in five different areas: language, politics & big business, violence, race & religion, and sex. Interviews with actors, producers, writers, ... See full summary »

Writer: David Story | Director: David Story | Stars: Kristen Johnston, Kevin Anderson, Bea Arthur, Chuck Barris

47. A Moral Right: The Politics of Dirty Harry (2008 Video)

24 min | Documentary, Short

6.9
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Filmmakers, social scientists and authors take a provocative look at the moral, political and ethical themes of the Dirty Harry films.

Director: Gary Leva | Stars: Shane Black, Jay Cocks, Tyne Daly, Peter Hyams

48. The 20th Century: Yesterday's Tomorrows (1999 TV Movie)

99 min | Documentary

6.5
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This documentary by Barry Levinson and producers Berge and Rabin takes a look at what we, as Americans, thought the future would be, as we traveled through the 20th century. Houses and cars... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Berge, Kenn Rabin | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Richard Belzer, Octavia Butler, Phyllis Diller, Spalding Gray

49. Under Fire (1995– )

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Stars: Tony Goldwyn, Jon Seda, Marita de Lara, Mia Korf

50. The Evolution of Clint Eastwood (2008 Video)

Documentary, Short

6.6
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Follow Eastwood's career from television star to matinee idol to Oscar-winning director in this wide-ranging documentary.

Director: Gary Leva | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Michael Madsen, Hal Holbrook, Allen Hughes