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1. Ray Donovan (2013– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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Ray Donovan, a professional "fixer" for the rich and famous in LA, can make anyone's problems disappear except those created by his own family.

Creator: Ann Biderman | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 44,419

2. Homeland (2011– )

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

8.4
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A bipolar CIA operative becomes convinced a prisoner of war has been turned by al-Qaeda and is planning to carry out a terrorist attack on American soil.

Creators: Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon | Stars: Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, Rupert Friend, Damian Lewis

Votes: 228,255

3. The Painted Veil (2006)

PG-13 | 125 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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69 Metascore

A British medical doctor fights a cholera epidemic in a small Chinese village, while being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.

Writers: Ron Nyswaner, W. Somerset Maugham | Director: John Curran | Stars: Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber, Catherine An

Votes: 77,448 | Gross: $8.05M

4. Philadelphia (1993)

PG-13 | 125 min | Drama

7.7
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66 Metascore

When a man with AIDS is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.

Writer: Ron Nyswaner | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell, Buzz Kilman

Votes: 178,283 | Gross: $77.32M

5. Freeheld (2015)

PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.5
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50 Metascore

New Jersey police lieutenant, Laurel Hester, and her registered domestic partner, Stacie Andree, both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Writer: Ron Nyswaner | Director: Peter Sollett | Stars: Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Steve Carell, Michael Shannon

Votes: 5,701 | Gross: $0.53M

6. Soldier's Girl (2003 TV Movie)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.0
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The true story of the price a young soldier paid for falling in love with a transsexual night-club performer.

Writer: Ron Nyswaner | Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Troy Garity, Lee Pace, Andre Braugher, Shawn Hatosy

Votes: 5,225

7. Why Stop Now? (2012)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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36 Metascore

When a college piano prodigy tries to check his mother into rehab, he is taken hostage by her drug dealer and swept along on a wild adventure.

Writers: Phil Dorling, Ron Nyswaner | Directors: Phil Dorling, Ron Nyswaner | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Melissa Leo, Tracy Morgan, Isiah Whitlock Jr.

Votes: 6,422 | Gross: $0.00M

8. Gross Anatomy (1989)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama

6.1
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A smart first-year med student takes nothing seriously, except the pursuit of his Gross Anatomy (human dissection) lab partner. It's up to her and their teacher to find a way to convince ... See full summary »

Writers: Mark Spragg, Howard Rosenman, Alan Jay Glueckman, Stanley Isaacs, Ron Nyswaner | Director: Thom Eberhardt | Stars: Matthew Modine, Daphne Zuniga, Christine Lahti, Todd Field

Votes: 3,079 | Gross: $11.60M

9. Swing Shift (1984)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.9
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A woman finds romance when she takes a job at an aircraft plant to help make ends meet after her husband goes off to war.

Writer: Nancy Dowd | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Christine Lahti, Fred Ward

Votes: 3,174 | Gross: $6.70M

10. Mrs. Soffel (1984)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Peter Soffel is the stuffy warden of a remote American prison around the turn of the century. His wife, Kate, finds herself attracted to prisoner Ed Biddle. She abandons her husband and ... See full summary »

Writer: Ron Nyswaner | Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Diane Keaton, Mel Gibson, Matthew Modine, Edward Herrmann

Votes: 2,369

11. Smithereens (1982)

R | 89 min | Drama, Music

6.6
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A narcissistic runaway engages in a number of parasitic relationships amongst members of New York's waning punk scene.

Writers: Susan Seidelman, Ron Nyswaner, Peter Askin | Director: Susan Seidelman | Stars: Susan Berman, Brad Rijn, Richard Hell, Nada Despotovich

Votes: 799

12. The Prince of Pennsylvania (1988)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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There's nothing wrong with the Marshetta family that a little felony can't cure. Rupert doesn't want to follow in his father's blue-collar footsteps, so he and his quirky friend kidnap his ... See full summary »

Writer: Ron Nyswaner | Director: Ron Nyswaner | Stars: Fred Ward, Keanu Reeves, Bonnie Bedelia, Amy Madigan

Votes: 822

13. The Celluloid Closet (1995)

R | 102 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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A documentary surveying the various Hollywood screen depictions of homosexuals and the attitudes behind them throughout the history of North American film.

Writers: Vito Russo, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman, Sharon Wood, Armistead Maupin | Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Lily Tomlin, Tony Curtis, Susie Bright, Arthur Laurents

Votes: 5,042 | Gross: $1.51M

14. Cronicas (2004)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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63 Metascore

A suspense thriller about a reporter from Miami who travels to Ecuador in pursuit of a serial killer known as the "Monster of Babahoyo."

Writer: Sebastián Cordero | Director: Sebastián Cordero | Stars: John Leguizamo, Alfred Molina, Leonor Watling, Damián Alcázar

Votes: 2,942 | Gross: $0.30M

15. Vito (2011)

93 min | Documentary, Biography

8.3
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The story of Vito Russo, founding father of the gay liberation movement, author of "The Celluloid Closet," and vociferous AIDS activist in the 1980s.

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Phyllis Antonellis, Richard Barrios, Richard Berkowitz, Lenny Bloom

Votes: 379

16. Star Maps (1997)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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Carlos wants to be an actor. But his father, Pepe, wants him to work in the family business, that is, male prostitution. Carlos decides that he will be one of his father's boys until he can... See full summary »

Writers: Miguel Arteta, Matthew Greenfield | Director: Miguel Arteta | Stars: Douglas Spain, Efrain Figueroa, Kandeyce Jorden, Martha Velez

Votes: 869 | Gross: $0.59M

17. Film 2016 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.8
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Stars: Danny Leigh, Claudia Winkleman, Jonathan Ross, Barry Norman

Votes: 363

18. Love Hurts (1990)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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The story of Paul Weaver and his strained relationships with women and his family.

Writer: Ron Nyswaner | Director: Bud Yorkin | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Cynthia Sikes, Judith Ivey, John Mahoney

Votes: 151

19. Filthy Gorgeous (2006 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Filthy Gorgeous is drama set at an elite New York Escort Service. The show follows the male and female escorts and their high society clients. It exposes the gritty and not often seen side ... See full summary »

Writer: Ron Nyswaner | Director: Robert Allan Ackerman | Stars: Isabella Rossellini, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Eva Simon, Kate Jennings Grant

Votes: 59

20. On Story (2011– )

27 min | Talk-Show

7.2
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Stars: Álvaro Rodríguez, Damon Lindelof, Matthew Weiner, Roberto Orci

Votes: 16

21. Man Made Man

Biography, Drama | Announced

The true story of two sex changes, one love affair, and a twentieth-century medical revolution.

Writers: Pagan Kennedy, Ron Nyswaner, William Savage

22. She's The Best Thing In It (2015)

74 min | Documentary, Biography

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Mary Louise Wilson, Tony Award winner (Grey Gardens), travels to her hometown of New Orleans to teach acting to skeptical members of the You Tube generation. An examination of the actor's ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Nyswaner | Stars: Mary Birdsong, Tyne Daly, Dave Davis, Valerie Harper

Votes: 17

23. American Wife

Announced

A young Wisconsin bookworm finds herself pulled away from her small town origins by a man she both loves and fundamentally disagrees with, the future president of the United States. Loosely inspired by the life of an American first lady.

Writer: Ron Nyswaner

24. Casting Pearls (2007)

Not Rated | 7 min | Short, Comedy

7.4
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'Casting Pearls' illustrates the difficulties transsexual women face in Hollywood via a hectic series of auditions endured by a transsexual actress. Calpernia Addams stars as 'The Actress' ... See full summary »

Writers: Calpernia Addams, Andrea James | Director: Andrea James | Stars: Calpernia Addams, Andrea James

Votes: 27

25. People Like Us: Making 'Philadelphia' (2003 Video)

58 min | Documentary

7.3
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10 years after the release of "Philadelphia", director Jonathan Demme, Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington and others discuss about the making of that film and it's important legacy through the ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Paul Bellman, Juan Botas, Ronald M. Bozman

Votes: 45

26. The Stolen Child

Drama, Fantasy | Announced

A fantasy centered around Henry Day, a man who was kidnapped by hobgoblins at the age of 7 and replaced in his real life by a look-alike.

Writers: Keith Donohue, Ron Nyswaner

27. Predisposed (2008)

15 min | Short

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Writers: Phil Dorling, Ron Nyswaner | Director: Phil Dorling | Stars: Ethan Downing, Christy Lee Hughes, Joseph James, Melissa Leo

Votes: 5

28. Dover

Drama | Announced

A drama centered on the 2005 trial that stopped a Pennsylvania school board from teaching intelligent design over evolution.

Writer: Ron Nyswaner

29. Outcomes: LGBTQ Stories from the Hudson Valley (2009)

Documentary, Short

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A series of 5 documentary shorts drawn from interviews with an array LGBTQ people who have come out of the closet, putting a human face on a highly politicized subject.

Director: Joy E. Reed | Stars: Anise Cruzado, Alix Dobkin, Ted Hayes, Leigh Noble

30. Homeland (2011– )
Episode: A False Glimmer (2015)

TV-MA | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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The clock runs out.

Creators: Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon | Director: Lesli Linka Glatter | Stars: Claire Danes, Rupert Friend, Sebastian Koch, Miranda Otto

Votes: 1,415

31. Ray Donovan (2013– )
Episode: A Mouth Is a Mouth (2013)

TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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Character Ray is introduce along with his two brothers, Terry, who owns a gym that trains boxers and Bunchy, who is a recovering alcoholic. He also finds out that he has a half brother, ... See full summary »

Creator: Ann Biderman | Director: Allen Coulter | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 720

32. Homeland (2011– )
Episode: All About Allison (2015)

TV-MA | 52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Carrie needs Allison's help. Quinn's plans change.

Creators: Howard Gordon, Alex Gansa | Director: Daniel Attias | Stars: Claire Danes, Rupert Friend, Sebastian Koch, Miranda Otto

Votes: 1,070

33. Homeland (2011– )
Episode: Better Call Saul (2015)

TV-MA | 51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Quinn covers for Carrie. Dar and Allison assess the damage.

Creators: Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon | Director: Michael Offer | Stars: Claire Danes, Rupert Friend, Sebastian Koch, Miranda Otto

Votes: 1,154

34. Ray Donovan (2013– )
Episode: Black Cadillac (2013)

TV-MA | 49 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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Mickey heads for Palm Springs with Bunchy and Daryll in tow to get what's his. Ray puts a tail on him. Abby insists that Ray go with Bridget, Conor, and her to the open house of an upscale ... See full summary »

Creator: Ann Biderman | Director: John Dahl | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 602

35. Ray Donovan (2013– )
Episode: Bridget (2013)

TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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Sully prepares for his travels to LA. Bridget gets a belly button piercing without consent and further disobeys her parents when she runs off to Marvins. Abby attempts to locate her before ... See full summary »

Creator: Ann Biderman | Director: Guy Ferland | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 550

36. Ray Donovan (2013– )
Episode: Bucky Fuckn' Dent (2013)

TV-MA | 52 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Bunchy has a violent encounter with someone from his past. Ray is called to the Donovan Fite Club to handle a situation that has escalated in to a crisis. Ray meets with Ezra who pressures ... See full summary »

Creator: Ann Biderman | Director: Daniel Minahan | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 559

37. Film 2016 (1971– )
Episode: Episode #45.5 (2016)

Talk-Show

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Guest host Antonia and gang review Triple 9 (2016), The Finest Hours (2016), horror western Bone Tomahawk (2015), and Freeheld (2015).

Director: Stephen Neal | Stars: Antonia Quirke, Danny Leigh, Ashley Clark, Casey Affleck

38. Ray Donovan (2013– )
Episode: Fite Nite (2013)

TV-MA | 54 min | Crime, Drama

8.6
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Ray and the family go to Fite Nite at the Donovan Fite Club. Meanwhile, Ray's plan with Sully is put in to action. Mickey has a rendezvous with an unlikely lady. Bunchy encounters someone from his past, sending him into a tailspin.

Creator: Ann Biderman | Director: Tucker Gates | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 594

39. Ray Donovan (2013– )
Episode: Housewarming (2013)

TV-MA | 51 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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Bunchy gets keys to his new home - which after brief inspection requires some DIY. Mickey, despite recent feelings with Ray, decides to call to Abby for help in organising Bunchys' new ... See full summary »

Creator: Ann Biderman | Director: Michael Uppendahl | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 586

40. Ray Donovan (2013– )
Episode: Irish Spring (2014)

TV-MA | 51 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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Ray gets compromising information on Cochran, who is interrogating Mickey. Meanwhile, Abby tries to have fun with her prospective Trousdale neighbors and gets closer to Jim, her cop friend;... See full summary »

Creator: Ann Biderman | Director: Daniel Attias | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 411

41. Ray Donovan (2013– )
Episode: New Birthday (2013)

TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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Ray heads for Boston to track down Sully with a very generous offer. Tracking Sully proves to be more difficult than expected. Rays past re-emerges as Agent Miller moves forward with his ... See full summary »

Creator: Ann Biderman | Director: Lesli Linka Glatter | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 565

42. Homeland (2011– )
Episode: New Normal (2015)

TV-MA | 52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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While the questioning of Alison continues, the footage of Quinn is being released with threats and demands, and the search for the responsible individuals begins, all hands on deck.

Creators: Howard Gordon, Alex Gansa | Director: Daniel Attias | Stars: Claire Danes, Rupert Friend, Sebastian Koch, Miranda Otto

Votes: 1,155

43. Homeland (2011– )
Episode: Oriole (2015)

TV-MA | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Carrie reconnects with old friends. Saul opens up to Allison.

Creators: Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon | Director: Lesli Linka Glatter | Stars: Claire Danes, Rupert Friend, Sebastian Koch, Miranda Otto

Votes: 1,054

44. Homeland (2011– )
Episode: Our Man in Damascus (2015)

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

9.2
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Carrie follows a lead.

Creators: Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon | Director: Seith Mann | Stars: Claire Danes, Rupert Friend, Sebastian Koch, Miranda Otto

Votes: 1,724

45. Homeland (2011– )
Episode: Parabiosis (2015)

TV-MA | 46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Saul orders a sweep at the station. Carrie looks to Düring for support.

Creators: Howard Gordon, Alex Gansa | Director: Alex Graves | Stars: Claire Danes, Rupert Friend, Sebastian Koch, Miranda Otto

Votes: 1,103

46. On Story (2011– )
Episode: Philadelphia: A Look Back (2014)

27 min | Talk-Show

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Ron Nyswaner recounts the social impact of his screenplay Philadelphia, a bold film released during a delicate time in history. Followed by Oliver Kember's Puzzled, about a young boy whose ... See full summary »

Star: Ron Nyswaner

47. Ray Donovan (2013– )
Episode: Road Trip (2013)

TV-MA | 49 min | Crime, Drama

8.5
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Avi brings Sully back from LA. However Sully is not traveling alone, he brings his better half with him. Avi's journey becomes ever more troublesome, as the Sullivan's and their dog cause ... See full summary »

Creator: Ann Biderman | Director: Jeremy Podeswa | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 546

48. Ray Donovan (2013– )
Episode: Rodef (2014)

TV-MA | 47 min | Crime, Drama

8.9
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Ray makes preparations in case he is arrested. Meanwhile, Mickey's heist doesn't go quite as planned.

Creator: Ann Biderman | Director: Michael Uppendahl | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 473

49. Ray Donovan (2013– )
Episode: Same Exactly (2013)

TV-MA | 54 min | Crime, Drama

8.8
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Ray and Avi find Eddie on the run with Sully's money. Mickey gets kicked out of Bunchy's apartment. Later, Ray puts the word out that America's Most Wanted has been spotted in Santa Monica.... See full summary »

Creator: Ann Biderman | Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 591

50. Homeland (2011– )
Episode: Separation Anxiety (2015)

TV-MA | 51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Carrie is thrust back into the world she left behind.

Creators: Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon | Director: Lesli Linka Glatter | Stars: Claire Danes, Rupert Friend, Sebastian Koch, Miranda Otto

Votes: 1,674