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1. Mad Men (2007–2015)
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama
A drama about one of New York's most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s, focusing on one of the firm's most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper.
2. The Good Wife (2009– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Alicia has been a good wife to her husband, a former state's attorney. After a very humiliating sex and corruption scandal, he is behind bars. She must now provide for her family and returns to work as a litigator in a law firm.
3. Requiem for a Dream (2000)
R | 102 min | Drama
The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions become stronger.
4. The L Word (2004–2009)
TV-MA | 50 min | Drama, Romance
Follows the lives and loves of a small, close-knit group of lesbians living in Los Angeles as well as the friends and family members that either support or loath them.
6. Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
R | 125 min | Crime, Drama
A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.
7. Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A film set in a strange afterlife way station that has been reserved for people who have committed suicide.
8. In Country (1989)
R | 120 min | Drama, Romance, War
Samantha Hughes, a teenaged Kentucky girl, never knew her father, who died in Vietnam before her birth. Samantha lives with her uncle Emmett, who also served in Vietnam. Emmett hangs around... See full summary »
9. Conspiracy (2001 TV Movie)
R | 96 min | Drama, History, War
A dramatic recreation of the Wannsee Conference where the Nazi Final Solution phase of the Holocaust was devised.
10. Boy (I) (2010)
Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama
Set on the east coast of New Zealand in the year 1984, Boy, an 11-year-old kid and devout Michael Jackson fan gets a chance to know his father, who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years ago.
12. Soldier's Girl (2003 TV Movie)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
The true story of the price a young soldier paid for falling in love with a transsexual night-club performer.
13. A Star Is Born (1976)
R | 139 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A has-been rock star falls in love with a young, up-and-coming songstress.
14. The Anderson Tapes (1971)
GP | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
After Duke Anderson is released from prison after ten years for taking the rap for a scion of a Mafia family, he cashes in a debt of honor with the mob to bankroll a caper.
15. Presumed Innocent (1990)
R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When the woman deputy prosecutor R.K. Sabich had an affair with is murdered the prosecutor asks him to lead the investigation. When Sabich digs too deeply he finds himself framed for the murder.
16. Cat Ballou (1965)
Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Western
A woman seeking revenge for her murdered father hires a famous gunman, but he's very different from what she expects.
21. King of the Gypsies (1978)
R | 112 min | Drama
Eric Roberts makes an impressive screen debut as Dave, grandson of the aging King Zharko, who is chosen by him to lead the gypsy clan at his death. Dave's only inclination is to join the ... See full summary »
23. 84C MoPic (1989)
R | 95 min | Drama, War
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 »
24. Truman (1995 TV Movie)
PG | 135 min | Biography, Drama
Biographical account of America's President for the latter part of WWII. Shows Truman's rise from small-town nobody to leader of the USA, his decision to use the Atomic Bomb against Japan, ... See full summary »
25. The Looking Glass War (1969)
M | 108 min | Action, Thriller, Drama
From the John le Carre novel about a British spy who sends a Polish defector to East Germany to verify missile sites.
26. A Brother's Kiss (1997)
R | 92 min | Drama
Two brothers, Lex and younger Mick, are living in Harlem. Mick is a policeman, and Lex, who spent youth years in reformatory because of injustice after he confronted the cop who tried to ... See full summary »
30. Dirty Pictures (2000 TV Movie)
R | 104 min | Drama
A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 for exhibiting sadomasochistic photographs taken by Robert Mapplethorpe.
31. The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards (2012 TV Special)
Jimmy Kimmel hosts the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards, honoring the best in television.
Writers: Tony Barbieri, Jonathan Bines, Dave Boone, Gary Greenberg, Sal Iacono, Eric Immerman, Jimmy Kimmel, Jeff Loveness, Jon Macks, Molly McNearney, Jennifer Mischer, Bryan Paulk, Danny Ricker, Rick Rosner | Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Christina Hendricks, Sofía Vergara, Ariel Winter, Peter Dinklage
32. Nichols (1971–1972)
60 min | Western
In 1914, Nichols, a soldier, sick of killing, returns to his Arizona home town, named after his family, and is strong-armed into serving as sheriff by the Ketcham clan, who run the area. ... See full summary »
33. Citizen Cohn (1992 TV Movie)
R | 111 min | Drama
As lawyer and power broker Roy Cohn lies dying of AIDS in a private hospital room, ghosts from his past visit him as he reflects on his life and loves.
34. Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee (1994 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
Mary Crow Dog, daughter of a desperately poor Indian family in South Dakota, is swept up in the protests of the 1960s and becomes sensitized to the injustices that society inflicts on her ... See full summary »
35. Haywire (1980 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 200 min | Biography, Drama
Based on autobiography of Brooke Hayward, daughter of famous Broadway producer Leland Hayward and actress Margaret Sullavan, who grows up in the glamorous, cruel and emotionally unstable world of her parents.
39. The 76th Annual Academy Awards (2004 TV Special)
225 min | Music
In the annual awards presentation, the nominated films include The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), Lost in Translation (2003), Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), Mystic River (2003), and Seabiscuit (2003).
Writers: Hal Kanter, Rita Cash, Buz Kohan, Billy Crystal, Beth Armogida, Dave Boone, Ed Driscoll, Carol Leifer, Jon Macks, Marc Shaiman, Norman Steinberg, Billy Martin, David Steinberg | Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Troy Miller | Stars: Billy Crystal, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Liam Aiken, Denys Arcand
40. The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003 TV Special)
Writers: Hal Kanter, Rita Cash, Buz Kohan, Steve Martin, Beth Armogida, Dave Barry, Dave Boone, Andy Breckman, Jon Macks, Rita Rudner, Bruce Vilanch | Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Penelope Spheeris | Stars: Steve Martin, Ben Affleck, John Agar, Wayne Allwine
41. AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes: America's Greatest Quips, Comebacks and Catchphrases (2005 TV Special)
180 min | Documentary, History
The American Film Institute reviews some of the most memorable, evocative and influential dialogue in motion picture history.
42. The Neon Ceiling (1971 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
A housewife and her teenage daughter, fleeing their boring lives, stops in a diner in the California desert. She runs up against the diner's owner, a gruff, beer-drinking artist whose ... See full summary »
43. The 77th Annual Academy Awards (2005 TV Special)
194 min | Music
Writers: Hal Kanter, Buz Kohan, Rita Cash, Chris Rock, Lance Crouther, Nick Di Paolo, Richard Jeni, Carol Leifer, Ali LeRoi, Jon Macks, Chuck Martin, Bill Scheft, Frank Sebastiano, Chuck Sklar, Jeff Stilson, Rich Vos, Mario Joyner | Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Roger Goodman | Stars: Chris Rock, Alan Alda, Jo Allen, Alejandro Amenábar
44. Somebody Has to Shoot the Picture (1990 TV Movie)
R | 104 min | Drama
Raymond Eames, a small-time drug dealer, has been sentenced to death for the shooting death of a policeman. After seven years of appeals are exhausted, the date of his execution arrives. ... See full summary »
45. Paradise (I) (2004 TV Movie)
R | Drama
Televangelist Bobby Paradise "saw God" in some space debris when he was returning to Earth as an astronaut. Or at least he was convinced he did by his wife, a Cape Canaveral groupie at the ... See full summary »
46. The Brothers Warner (2007)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History
An intimate portrait and saga of four film pioneers--Harry, Albert, Sam and Jack who rose from immigrant poverty through personal tragedies persevering to create a major studio with a social conscience.
49. Based on a True Story (2005)
75 min | Documentary, Crime
'Based on a True Story' is a documentary on John Wojtowicz and Salvatore Naturile's attempt to rob a bank in Flatbrush, NY, which was later made into a movie in 1975.