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1. Empire (2015– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Music

8.2
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A unique family drama set in the world of a hip hop empire.

Creators: Lee Daniels, Danny Strong | Stars: Lizzy Leigh, Jussie Smollett, Kaitlin Doubleday, Taraji P. Henson

2. Forever (2014– )

TV-PG | 43 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.3
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A 200-year-old man works in the New York City Morgue trying to find a key to unlock the curse of his immortality.

Creator: Matthew Miller | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Alana De La Garza, Joel David Moore, Donnie Keshawarz

3. Selma (2014)

PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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89 Metascore

A chronicle of Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.

Writer: Paul Webb | Director: Ava DuVernay | Stars: David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tim Roth, Lorraine Toussaint

4. Zoolander (2001)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy

6.6
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61 Metascore

At the end of his career, a clueless fashion model is brainwashed to kill the Prime Minister of Malaysia.

Writers: Drake Sather, Ben Stiller, John Hamburg | Director: Ben Stiller | Stars: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Christine Taylor, Will Ferrell

5. American Gangster (2007)

R | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East.

Writers: Steven Zaillian, Mark Jacobson | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin

6. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music | Active

8.2
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The classic late night live sketch comedy show.

Creator: Lorne Michaels | Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Seth Meyers

7. Don Jon (2013)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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66 Metascore

A New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends, and church, develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find happiness and intimacy with his potential true love.

Writer: Joseph Gordon-Levitt | Director: Joseph Gordon-Levitt | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore, Tony Danza

8. Pearl Harbor (2001)

PG-13 | 183 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.0
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44 Metascore

Pearl Harbor follows the story of two best friends, Rafe and Danny, and their love lives as they go off to join the war.

Writer: Randall Wallace | Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett, William Lee Scott

9. Jerry Maguire (1996)

R | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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77 Metascore

When a sports agent has a moral epiphany and is fired for expressing it, he decides to put his new philosophy to the test as an independent with the only athlete who stays with him.

Writer: Cameron Crowe | Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Renée Zellweger, Kelly Preston

10. Lee Daniels' The Butler (I) (2013)

PG-13 | 132 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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66 Metascore

As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.

Writers: Danny Strong, Wil Haygood | Director: Lee Daniels | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack, Jane Fonda

11. Machete Kills (2013)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.7
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41 Metascore

The U.S. government recruits Machete to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space.

Writers: Kyle Ward, Robert Rodriguez, Marcel Rodriguez | Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Danny Trejo, Alexa PenaVega, Mel Gibson, Jessica Alba

12. As Good as It Gets (1997)

PG-13 | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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67 Metascore

A single mother/waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is in an accident.

Writers: Mark Andrus, James L. Brooks | Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding Jr.

13. Boyz n the Hood (1991)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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73 Metascore

Saga of a group of childhood friends growing up in a Los Angeles ghetto.

Writer: John Singleton | Director: John Singleton | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne, Hudhail Al-Amir, Lloyd Avery II

14. A Few Good Men (1992)

R | 138 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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62 Metascore

Neo military lawyer Kaffee defends Marines accused of murder; they contend they were acting under orders.

Writer: Aaron Sorkin | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore, Kevin Bacon

15. Coming to America (1988)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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48 Metascore

An African prince goes to Queens, New York City to find a wife whom he can respect for her intelligence and will.

Writers: Eddie Murphy, David Sheffield, Barry W. Blaustein | Director: John Landis | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, John Amos

16. Outbreak (1995)

R | 127 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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Extreme measures are necessary to contain an epidemic of a deadly airborne virus. But how extreme, exactly?

Writers: Laurence Dworet, Robert Roy Pool | Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey

17. MacGyver (1985–1992)

48 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.7
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The adventures of a secret agent armed with almost infinite scientific resourcefulness.

Creator: Lee David Zlotoff | Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Dana Elcar, Stephen Chang, Bruce McGill

18. The Book of Negroes (2015 TV Mini-Series)

265 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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Kidnapped in Africa and subsequently enslaved in South Carolina, Aminata must navigate a revolution in New York, isolation in Nova Scotia and treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, in an attempt to secure her freedom in the 19th century.

Stars: Aunjanue Ellis, Lyriq Bent, Ben Chaplin, Allan Hawco

19. American Crime Story (2015– )

42 min | Biography, Drama | Pre-production

An anthology series centered around some of history's most famous criminals.

Stars: Connie Britton, Cuba Gooding Jr., Sarah Paulson, David Schwimmer

20. What Dreams May Come (1998)

PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.0
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44 Metascore

After dying in a car crash a man searches the afterlife for his wife.

Writers: Richard Matheson, Ronald Bass | Director: Vincent Ward | Stars: Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Annabella Sciorra, Max von Sydow

21. Norbit (2007)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

3.9
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27 Metascore

A mild-mannered guy, who is engaged to a monstrous woman, meets the woman of his dreams, and schemes to find a way to be with her.

Writers: Eddie Murphy, Charlie Murphy, Jay Scherick, David Ronn | Director: Brian Robbins | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Thandie Newton, Terry Crews, Clifton Powell

22. Sesame Street (1969– )

TV-Y | 60 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

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On a special inner city street, the inhabitants, both human and puppet, teach preschool subjects with comedy, cartoons, games and songs.

Creator: Joan Ganz Cooney | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney, Jerry Nelson

23. Radio (2003)

PG | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.9
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38 Metascore

The story of a high school coach and the developmentally challenged man whom he took under his wing.

Writer: Mike Rich | Director: Michael Tollin | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Ed Harris, Debra Winger, S. Epatha Merkerson

24. MADtv (1995–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy

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Late night sketch-comedy show based on the humor of MAD magazine. Material includes impersonations, fake commercials, mock movie trailers, and even Spy vs. Spy segments. Competes against ... See full summary »

Creators: Fax Bahr, Adam Small | Stars: Michael McDonald, Debra Wilson, Aries Spears, Bobby Lee

25. Men of Honor (2000)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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56 Metascore

The story of Carl Brashear, the first African American, then also the first amputee, US Navy Diver and the man who trained him.

Writer: Scott Marshall Smith | Director: George Tillman Jr. | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Robert De Niro, Charlize Theron, Aunjanue Ellis

26. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

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The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct.

Creators: Steven Bochco, Michael Kozoll | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, James Sikking

27. Red Tails (2012)

PG-13 | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.9
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46 Metascore

A crew of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called into duty under the guidance of Col. A.J. Bullard.

Writers: John Ridley, Aaron McGruder, John B. Holway | Director: Anthony Hemingway | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Gerald McRaney, David Oyelowo, Andre Royo

28. Rat Race (2001)

PG-13 | 112 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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52 Metascore

A Las Vegas casino magnate, determined to find a new avenue for wagering, sets up a race for money.

Writer: Andy Breckman | Director: Jerry Zucker | Stars: Breckin Meyer, Amy Smart, Whoopi Goldberg, Vince Vieluf

29. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show | Active

8.9
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America's top fake news show.

Creators: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg | Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

30. Big Time in Hollywood, FL (2015– )

Comedy

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Follows two delusional brothers, who are self-proclaimed filmmakers, as they are kicked out of their parent's house and end up on an epic cinematic journey.

Stars: Paz Vega, Crispin Alapag, Lee Schall, Alex Anfanger

31. Home on the Range (2004)

PG | 76 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

5.4
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50 Metascore

To save their farm, the resident animals go bounty hunting for a notorious outlaw.

Writers: Will Finn, John Sanford, Michael LaBash, Sam J. Levine, Mark Kennedy, Robert Lence, Keith Baxter, Mike Kunkel, Jason Lethcoe, Donnie Long, Brian Pimental, David Moses Pimentel, Ralph Zondag, Davy Liu | Directors: Will Finn, John Sanford | Stars: Judi Dench, Cuba Gooding Jr., Jennifer Tilly, Randy Quaid

32. Boat Trip (2002)

R | 94 min | Comedy

4.8
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18 Metascore

Two straight men mistakenly end up on a "gays only" cruise.

Writers: Mort Nathan, William Bigelow | Director: Mort Nathan | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Horatio Sanz, Roselyn Sanchez, Vivica A. Fox

33. The View (1997– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Talk-Show

3.1
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A handful of celeb "hosts," led by the ever ethereal Whoopi Goldberg, discuss issues of the day.

Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Barbara Walters

34. Life of a King (2013)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama

6.9
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52 Metascore

Ex-felon, Eugene Brown, establishes a Chess Club for inner city teenagers in Washington, D.C.

Writers: Jake Goldberger, David Scott, Dan Wetzel | Director: Jake Goldberger | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Dennis Haysbert, LisaGay Hamilton, Thurston Hill

35. Shadowboxer (2005)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.6
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33 Metascore

When an assassin is diagnosed with terminal cancer, she decides to carry out one final killing, assisted by her lover and stepson, Mikey.

Writer: Will Rokos | Director: Lee Daniels | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Helen Mirren, Vanessa Ferlito, Macy Gray

36. Conan (2010– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Conan O'Brien and his co-host Andy Richter discuss current news topics and interview celebrities and personalities.

Creator: Conan O'Brien | Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Jimmy Vivino, Jerry Vivino

37. Gladiator (1992)

R | 101 min | Action, Drama, Sport

6.4
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Tommy Riley has moved with his dad to Chicago from a 'nice place'. He keeps to himself, goes to school. However, after a street fight he is noticed and quickly falls into the world of illegal underground boxing - where punches can kill.

Writers: Djordje Milicevic, Robert Mark Kamen, Lyle Kessler | Director: Rowdy Herrington | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Brian Dennehy, James Marshall, Richard Lexsee

38. The Graham Norton Show (2007– )

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.1
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Irish comedian Graham Norton hosts his very own talk show.

Stars: Graham Norton, Ricky Gervais, Lee Mack, Dawn French

39. Blown Away (1994)

R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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An Irish bomber escapes from prison and targets a member of the Boston bomb squad.

Writers: John Rice, Joe Batteer, Jay Roach | Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Tommy Lee Jones, Suzy Amis, Lloyd Bridges

40. Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009 TV Movie)

86 min | Biography, Drama

7.8
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Biography of Ben Carson who grew up to be Dr. Ben Carson, a world famous neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins.

Writer: John Pielmeier | Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Kimberly Elise, Aunjanue Ellis, Ele Bardha

41. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

6.9
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The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Alan Kalter, Biff Henderson

42. 227 (1985–1990)

30 min | Comedy

6.5
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This series took place in an apartment building, numbered 227. The cast would frequently be found sitting outside on a large set of stone stairs, in some discussion that would unfold into the weekly plot line.

Creators: Bill Boulware, Jack Elinson, Michael G. Moye | Stars: Helen Martin, Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall

43. Snow Dogs (2002)

PG | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.1
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29 Metascore

When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.

Writers: Jim Kouf, Tommy Swerdlow, Michael Goldberg, Mark Gibson, Philip Halprin, Gary Paulsen | Director: Brian Levant | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., James Coburn, Sisqó, Nichelle Nichols

44. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )

60 min | News

3.7
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"Entertainment Tonight" is the #1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine in the world. Launched in 1981, ET is anchored by Mary Hart and Bob Goen. Primary substitute anchors are Jann Carl ... See full summary »

Creator: Alfred Masini | Stars: Mark Steines, Nancy O'Dell, Mary Hart, Kevin Frazier

45. The Devil's Tomb (2009)

R | 90 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.8
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An elite group of soldiers on a covert mission to retrieve a scientist from an underground lab encounter an ancient evil in the facility.

Writer: Keith Kjornes | Director: Jason Connery | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Ray Winstone, Ron Perlman, Taryn Manning

46. The Fighting Temptations (2003)

PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.5
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53 Metascore

A New York advertising executive travels to a small Southern town to collect an inheritance but finds he must create a gospel choir and lead it to success before he can collect.

Writers: Elizabeth Hunter, Saladin K. Patterson | Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Beyoncé Knowles, Mike Epps, Nigel Washington

47. Daddy Day Camp (2007)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Family

2.8
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13 Metascore

Seeking to offer his son the satisfying summer camp experience that eluded him as a child, the operator of a neighborhood daycare center opens his own camp, only to face financial hardship and stiff competition from a rival camp.

Writers: Geoff Rodkey, J. David Stem, David N. Weiss, Joel Cohen, Alec Sokolow | Director: Fred Savage | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Lochlyn Munro, Richard Gant, Tamala Jones

48. Instinct (1999)

R | 126 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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43 Metascore

When a noted anthropologist who left society to live in the jungle is imprisoned for murder, it's up to a young psychiatrist to get through to him.

Writers: Gerald Di Pego, Daniel Quinn | Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Cuba Gooding Jr., Donald Sutherland, Maura Tierney

49. 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

50. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg