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1. The X-Files (1993– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.7
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Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.

Creator: Chris Carter | Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, Robert Patrick

Votes: 146,142

2. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Four previously married women live together in Miami, sharing their various experiences together and enjoying themselves despite hard times.

Creator: Susan Harris | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 21,755

3. Quantum Leap (1989–1993)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.1
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Scientist Sam Beckett finds himself trapped in time--"leaping" into the body of a different person in a different time period each week.

Creator: Donald P. Bellisario | Stars: Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, Deborah Pratt, Dennis Wolfberg

Votes: 20,037

4. NYPD Blue (1993–2005)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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NYPD Detectives of Manhattan's fictional 15th precinct investigate criminal cases.

Creators: Steven Bochco, David Milch | Stars: Dennis Franz, Gordon Clapp, James McDaniel, Bill Brochtrup

Votes: 8,863

5. When Harry Met Sally... (1989)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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76 Metascore

Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship.

Writer: Nora Ephron | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher, Bruno Kirby

Votes: 147,866

6. The Incredible Hulk (1978–1982)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.0
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A fugitive scientist has the curse of becoming a powerful green monster under extreme emotional stress.

Creator: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Bill Bixby, Lou Ferrigno, Jack Colvin, Charles Napier

Votes: 8,567

7. King of the Hill (1997–2010)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A straight laced propane salesman in Arlen, Texas tries to deal with the wacky antics of his family and friends, while also trying to keep his son in line.

Creators: Greg Daniels, Mike Judge | Stars: Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon, Johnny Hardwick

Votes: 35,496

8. The Practice (1997–2004)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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We follow the exploits and cases of defense attorneys of a Boston law firm. Bobby Donnell is the senior defense attorney and founder of the firm.

Creator: David E. Kelley | Stars: Dylan McDermott, Kelli Williams, Lara Flynn Boyle, Steve Harris

Votes: 5,745

9. The Pretender (1996–2000)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Mystery

7.5
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A specially gifted man, with the ability to instantly master any skill, escapes from a secret agency and travels the country taking on a different jobs and helping strangers.

Creators: Steven Long Mitchell, Craig W. Van Sickle | Stars: Michael T. Weiss, Andrea Parker, Patrick Bauchau, Jon Gries

Votes: 12,559

10. Thirtysomething (1987–1991)

60 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Hope and Michael are a married couple in their thirties, living in Philadelphia, and struggling with everyday adult angst. Michael runs an ad agency with his friend Elliot, whose marriage ... See full summary »

Creators: Marshall Herskovitz, Edward Zwick | Stars: Timothy Busfield, Polly Draper, Mel Harris, Peter Horton

Votes: 1,537

11. Coneheads (1993)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.2
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Aliens with conical crania crash land on Earth.

Writers: Tom Davis, Dan Aykroyd, Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner | Director: Steve Barron | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Jane Curtin, Robert Knott, Jonathan Penner

Votes: 41,794

12. Touched by an Angel (1994–2003)

TV-G | 60 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

5.9
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Monica, Tess, and Andrew are a trio of angels sent to Earth to tell depressed and troubled people that God loves them and hasn't forgotten them.

Creator: John Masius | Stars: Roma Downey, Della Reese, John Dye, Valerie Bertinelli

Votes: 4,682

13. Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.3
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Peggy Sue faints at a high school reunion. When she wakes up, she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school.

Writers: Jerry Leichtling, Arlene Sarner | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Kathleen Turner, Nicolas Cage, Barry Miller, Catherine Hicks

Votes: 26,979

14. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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"ABC Afterschool Specials" was the umbrella show name for various educational shows that were shown in the afternoon, occasionally. Each episode was produced by a separate company.

Creator: Guy Fraumeni | Stars: Lance Kerwin, Samaria Graham, Mara Hobel, Alexa Kenin

Votes: 519

15. Designing Women (1986–1993)

30 min | Comedy

6.9
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The misadventures of four women and their handyman running a design firm in Atlanta, Georgia.

Creator: Linda Bloodworth-Thomason | Stars: Delta Burke, Dixie Carter, Annie Potts, Meshach Taylor

Votes: 2,912

16. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

7.8
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A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist.

Creator: Rod Serling | Stars: Robin Ward, Charles Aidman, Richard Mulligan, William Atherton

Votes: 6,026

17. Breathless (1983)

R | 100 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.8
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Jesse has to get out of Las Vegas quickly, and steals a car to drive to L.A. On the way he shoots a police man. When he makes it to L.A. he stays with Monica, a girl he has only known for a... See full summary »

Writers: François Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, L.M. Kit Carson, Jim McBride | Director: Jim McBride | Stars: Richard Gere, Valérie Kaprisky, Art Metrano, John P. Ryan

Votes: 6,492

18. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,063

19. Quincy M.E. (1976–1983)

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

7.3
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The cases of a coroner who investigates suspicious deaths that usually suggest murder.

Creators: Glen A. Larson, Lou Shaw | Stars: Jack Klugman, John S. Ragin, Robert Ito, Joseph Roman

Votes: 3,378

20. The Sure Thing (1985)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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A college student plans a cross-country trip to get laid, but ends up traveling with a young woman. They hate each other, so naturally...

Writers: Steve Bloom, Jonathan Roberts | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: John Cusack, Daphne Zuniga, Anthony Edwards, Boyd Gaines

Votes: 15,356

21. Murphy Brown (1988–1998)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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The misadventures of a tough female television journalist and her friends.

Creator: Diane English | Stars: Candice Bergen, Grant Shaud, Robert Pastorelli, Faith Ford

Votes: 4,832

22. Invasion (2005–2006)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.6
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In the aftermath of a hurricane, a Florida Park Ranger and his family deal with strange occurrences, including luminescent creatures in the water and people that somehow seem to have ... See full summary »

Creator: Shaun Cassidy | Stars: William Fichtner, Eddie Cibrian, Kari Matchett, Lisa Sheridan

Votes: 10,337

23. Trapper John, M.D. (1979–1986)

60 min | Drama

6.7
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The Korean War MASH unit veteran operates as Chief Surgeon in a major city hospital with his colleagues.

Creators: Don Brinkley, Frank Glicksman | Stars: Pernell Roberts, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Charles Siebert, Gregory Harrison

Votes: 1,009

24. The Cotton Club (1984)

R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Music

6.5
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The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people that visited the club, those that ran it, and is peppered with the Jazz music that made it so famous.

Writers: William Kennedy, Francis Ford Coppola, Mario Puzo, Jim Haskins | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane, Lonette McKee

Votes: 12,686

25. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)

PG-13 | 30 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

7.5
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Truly amazing, and sometimes odd, stories are narrated. Many famous actors and actresses made guest appearances.

Creators: Steven Spielberg, Joshua Brand, John Falsey | Stars: Charles Durning, Douglas Seale, Louis Giambalvo, Sharon Spelman

Votes: 3,534

26. The Big Easy (1986)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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77 Metascore

Set in New Orleans. Remy McSwain, lieutenant in Homicide finds that he has two problems, the first of a series of gang killings and Ann Osborne, a beautiful attorney from the D.A.'s police ... See full summary »

Writer: Daniel Petrie Jr. | Director: Jim McBride | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Ellen Barkin, Ned Beatty, John Goodman

Votes: 9,460

27. Crime Story (1986–1988)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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The saga of a Chicago police detective's efforts to stop a young hood's ruthless rise in the ranks of organized crime.

Creators: Chuck Adamson, Gustave Reininger | Stars: Dennis Farina, Bill Smitrovich, Steve Ryan, Billy Campbell

Votes: 1,753

28. The Great Santini (1979)

PG | 115 min | Drama

7.2
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As he approaches manhood, Ben Meechum struggles to win the approval of his demanding alpha male father, an aggressively competitive, but frustrated marine pilot.

Writers: Pat Conroy, Lewis John Carlino | Director: Lewis John Carlino | Stars: Robert Duvall, Blythe Danner, Michael O'Keefe, Lisa Jane Persky

Votes: 4,422

29. Kiss of Death (1995)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.9
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A reformed convict goes undercover with the help of an angry detective to ensnare a psychotic mobster.

Writers: Eleazar Lipsky, Ben Hecht, Charles Lederer, Richard Price | Director: Barbet Schroeder | Stars: David Caruso, Samuel L. Jackson, Nicolas Cage, Helen Hunt

Votes: 14,160

30. Grilled (2006)

R | 83 min | Comedy, Crime

5.2
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Two meat salesmen will stop at nothing to get a sale.

Writers: William Tepper, Larry Hankin | Director: Jason Ensler | Stars: Ray Romano, Kevin James, Sofía Vergara, Juliette Lewis

Votes: 4,883

31. Great Balls of Fire! (1989)

PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.2
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The life and career of wildly controversial rock 'n' roll star Jerry Lee Lewis.

Writers: Myra Lewis, Murray Silver Jr., Jack Baran, Jim McBride | Director: Jim McBride | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Winona Ryder, John Doe, Stephen Tobolowsky

Votes: 12,613

32. The Division (2001–2004)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Five female cops in San Francisco struggle with their personal and professional lives.

Creator: Deborah Joy LeVine | Stars: Bonnie Bedelia, Nancy McKeon, Lisa Vidal, Jon Hamm

Votes: 287

33. Female Perversions (1996)

R | 119 min | Drama, Thriller

5.5
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An ambitious female attorney wallows in excess and meaningless sex with both male and female partners, while dealing with her personal life problems including helping her kleptomaniac sister.

Writers: Louise J. Kaplan, Julie Hébert, Susan Streitfeld | Director: Susan Streitfeld | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Amy Madigan, Karen Sillas, Frances Fisher

Votes: 1,985

34. E/R (1984–1985)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Dr. Sheinfeld, freshly divorced, becomes a physician on call at the emergency room of a Chicago hospital, where he soon locks horns with the vivacious Dr. Eve Sheridan and attracts the ... See full summary »

Stars: Elliott Gould, Conchata Ferrell, Lynne Moody, Shuko Akune

Votes: 410

35. KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park (1978 TV Movie)

96 min | Fantasy, Horror, Music

4.7
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The tale of rock band KISS and their efforts to thwart a diabolical plan by mad scientist Abner Devereaux. Devereaux has found a way to clone humans into robots in his laboratory at an ... See full summary »

Writers: Jan Michael Sherman, Don Buday | Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Peter Criss, Ace Frehley, Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley

Votes: 2,227

36. My First Mister (2001)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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48 Metascore

A 17-year-old girl has a troubled relationship with a 49-year-old man.

Writer: Jill Franklyn | Director: Christine Lahti | Stars: Albert Brooks, Leelee Sobieski, Rutanya Alda, Natasha Braisewell

Votes: 4,935

37. It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986–1990)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Garry Shandling pokes fun at sitcom conventions.

Creators: Garry Shandling, Alan Zweibel | Stars: Garry Shandling, Molly Cheek, Michael Tucci, Scott Nemes

Votes: 807

38. Tumbleweeds (1999)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Comedy

6.7
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75 Metascore

A woman constantly runs from town to town with her 12 year old daughter to escape failed relationships. The film opens with one escape and the shift into a new start in San Diego. There Mom... See full summary »

Writers: Angela Shelton, Gavin O'Connor | Director: Gavin O'Connor | Stars: Janet McTeer, Kimberly J. Brown, Jay O. Sanders, Gavin O'Connor

Votes: 2,921

39. American Pop (1981)

R | 96 min | Animation, Drama, Music

7.2
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The story of four generations of a Russian Jewish immigrant family of musicians whose careers parallel the history of American popular music in the 20th century.

Writer: Ronni Kern | Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Mews Small, Ron Thompson, Jerry Holland, Lisa Jane Persky

Votes: 3,054

40. Meat Loaf: To Hell and Back (2000 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 87 min | Drama

6.6
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"Meat Loaf" Aday is an overgrown Texas youngster, the son of a gentle woman dying of cancer and an alcoholic, abusive father. Tormented by his father and schoolmates over his size, he ... See full summary »

Writer: Ron McGee | Director: Jim McBride | Stars: W. Earl Brown, Dedee Pfeiffer, Zachary Throne, Tim Kelleher

Votes: 402

41. An American Rhapsody (2001)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama

6.9
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51 Metascore

A young Hungarian girl struggles to find her place in the world when she's reunited with her parents in the USA years after she was left behind during their flight from the communist country in the 1950s.

Writer: Éva Gárdos | Director: Éva Gárdos | Stars: Nastassja Kinski, Scarlett Johansson, Raffaella Bánsági, Tony Goldwyn

Votes: 3,271

42. Destiny Turns on the Radio (1995)

R | 102 min | Crime, Comedy, Fantasy

4.4
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Johnny Destiny burns into Las Vegas in his hot Plymouth RoadRunner, stopping only to pick up a stranger stranded in the desert. But then, things aren't always as they seem. Anything can ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Ramsey, Matthew Stone | Director: Jack Baran | Stars: Dylan McDermott, Nancy Travis, Quentin Tarantino, James Le Gros

Votes: 1,872

43. The Marshal (1995– )

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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McBride is a U.S. Marshal and his job is to guard criminals, protect witnesses, and pursue escaped convicts. His job takes all across the country where he meets all kinds of people.

Creators: John Mankiewicz, Daniel Pyne | Stars: Jeff Fahey, Kristina Lewis, Carly McKillip, Patricia Harras

Votes: 116

44. I Am Divine (2013)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

7.7
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70 Metascore

How Divine, aka Harris Glenn Milstead, became John Waters' cinematic muse and an international drag icon.

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Divine, Michael Musto, Mark Payne, Greg Gorman

Votes: 1,550

45. Mann & Machine (1992– )

60 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

8.7
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In the near future, cop Bobby Mann is teamed with a voluptuous robot partner, Sgt. Eve Edison. He's a brash, wise-cracking maverick; she's serious, naive, by-the-book and tends to take ... See full summary »

Creators: Robert De Laurentiis, Dick Wolf | Stars: David Andrews, Yancy Butler, S. Epatha Merkerson, Christine Belford

Votes: 230

46. The Last of the Finest (1990)

R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.6
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An elite group of vice cops are fired from the L.A.P.D. for being over-zealous in their war against drugs. It is immediately apparent that some of their superiors are involved in the drug ... See full summary »

Writers: Jere Cunningham, Thomas Lee Wright, George Armitage | Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Brian Dennehy, Joe Pantoliano, Jeff Fahey, Bill Paxton

Votes: 766

47. Vital Signs (1990)

R | 103 min | Drama

5.4
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This movie follows the lives of medical students who are in their third year, which is the time that they have to decide what they intend to specialize in. At the center is Michael Chatham ... See full summary »

Writers: Larry Ketron, Jeb Stuart | Director: Marisa Silver | Stars: Adrian Pasdar, Diane Lane, Jack Gwaltney, Laura San Giacomo

Votes: 564

48. Goosed (1999)

95 min | Comedy

4.1
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Jennifer Tilly plays a woman who's told by her psychic that the man of her dreams is a doctor named Steve. Guess who the doctor is?

Writer: Charbie Dahl | Director: Aleta Chappelle | Stars: Jennifer Tilly, Danielle Harris, Joan Rivers, Robert Klein

Votes: 314

49. Twins (2005–2006)

30 min | Comedy

6.1
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This situation comedy centers around two fraternal twins who have nothing in common. They also must deal with a wacky mother whose marriage is falling apart.

Creators: David Kohan, Max Mutchnick | Stars: Sara Gilbert, Molly Stanton, Mark Linn-Baker, Melanie Griffith

Votes: 218

50. Grand (1990– )

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Tom and Carol Anne Smithson move to the tiny town of Grand, Pennsylvania, where Tom has gotten a job at the Weldon Piano Works. Tom is soon fired, however, after his "innovative idea for ... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Leeson | Stars: Pamela Reed, Bonnie Hunt, John Neville, Joel Murray

Votes: 97