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1. Bad Boys II (2003)

R | 147 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.5
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38 Metascore

Two loose-cannon narcotics cops investigate the flow of Ecstacy into Florida.

Writers: George Gallo, Marianne Wibberley, Cormac Wibberley, Ron Shelton, Jerry Stahl | Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Gabrielle Union, Jordi Mollà

2. White Men Can't Jump (1992)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

6.6
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Black and white basketball hustlers join forces to double their chances.

Writer: Ron Shelton | Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson, Rosie Perez, Tyra Ferrell

3. 30 for 30 (2009–2014)

Documentary, Biography, Sport | Active

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ESPN Films' 30 for 30 is an unprecedented documentary series featuring today's finest storytellers from inside and outside of the sports world. What started as a celebration of ESPN's 30th ... See full summary »

Stars: Dan Rather, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Marv Albert

4. Bull Durham (1988)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

7.1
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73 Metascore

A fan who has an affair with one minor-league baseball player each season meets an up-and-coming pitcher and the experienced catcher assigned to him.

Writer: Ron Shelton | Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins, Trey Wilson

5. Tin Cup (1996)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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60 Metascore

A washed up golf pro working at a driving range tries to qualify for the US Open in order to win the heart of his succesful rival's girlfriend.

Writers: John Norville, Ron Shelton | Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, Don Johnson, Cheech Marin

6. Dark Blue (2002)

R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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57 Metascore

A robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.

Writers: James Ellroy, David Ayer | Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Kurt Russell, Ving Rhames, Scott Speedman, Michael Michele

7. Hollywood Homicide (2003)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.3
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47 Metascore

Two LAPD detectives who moonlight in other fields investigate the murder of an up-and-coming rap group.

Writers: Robert Souza, Ron Shelton | Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Harrison Ford, Josh Hartnett, Isaiah Washington, Lena Olin

8. Blue Chips (1994)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Sport

6.0
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A college basketball coach is forced to break the rules in order to get the players he needs to stay competitive.

Writer: Ron Shelton | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Nick Nolte, Mary McDonnell, J.T. Walsh, Ed O'Neill

9. The Best of Times (1986)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

5.9
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A small-town loser determines to have one more shot at the big time by winning a football game.

Writer: Ron Shelton | Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Robin Williams, Kurt Russell, Pamela Reed, Holly Palance

10. Play It to the Bone (1999)

R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

5.4
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32 Metascore

Two best friends and former middleweight contenders travel to Las Vegas to fight each other for the first time.

Writer: Ron Shelton | Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Antonio Banderas, Lolita Davidovich, Tom Sizemore

11. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.5
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Stars: Frank Sinatra, Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Fred Astaire

12. The Great White Hype (1996)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Sport

5.4
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When the champ's promoter, Rev. Sultan, decides something new is needed to boost the marketability of the boxing matches, he searches and finds the only man to ever beat the champ. The ... See full summary »

Writers: Tony Hendra, Ron Shelton | Director: Reginald Hudlin | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Damon Wayans, Peter Berg

13. 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

14. Arli$$ (1996–2002)

30 min | Comedy, Sport

7.1
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Arliss Michaels is not a sports agent, he is a sports super agent. To his athletes and to the world around them he is God. He is like Jerry Maguire but without a conscience.

Stars: Robert Wuhl, Sandra Oh, Jim Turner, Michael Boatman

15. Blaze (1989)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama

5.9
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This movie tells the story of the latter years of Earl Long, a flamboyant governor of Louisiana. The aging Earl, an unapologetic habitue of strip joints, falls in love with young stripper ... See full summary »

Writers: Blaze Starr, Huey Perry, Ron Shelton | Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Paul Newman, Lolita Davidovich, Jerry Hardin, Gailard Sartain

16. No Vacancy (1999)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.1
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Lillian is a 21-year-old drifter engaged to a philandering loser and locked in her room with a strange man. She lives next to a failed violinist who won't stop playing his instrument. He ... See full summary »

Writer: Marius Balchunas | Director: Marius Balchunas | Stars: Olek Krupa, Lolita Davidovich, Timothy Olyphant, Christina Ricci

17. Cobb (1994)

R | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.4
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A reporter hired to write the 'official' biography of Ty Cobb discovers just how dark the baseball legend's real story is.

Writers: Al Stump, Ron Shelton | Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Robert Wuhl, Lolita Davidovich, Ned Bellamy

18. Under Fire (1983)

R | 128 min | Drama, War

7.1
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Three journalists in a romantic triangle are involved in political intrigue during the last days of the corrupt Somozoa regime in Nicaragua before it falls to a popular revolution in 1979.

Writers: Clayton Frohman, Ron Shelton | Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Nick Nolte, Ed Harris, Gene Hackman, Joanna Cassidy

19. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

20. The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper (1981)

PG | 100 min | Adventure, Crime, Thriller

5.7
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A speculation on the fate of the famous hijacker who parachuted with his ransom and disappeared in the mountains, has Cooper following a meticulous plan to disappear into anonymity despite ... See full summary »

Writers: J.D. Reed, Jeffrey Alan Fiskin | Directors: Roger Spottiswoode, Buzz Kulik | Stars: Robert Duvall, Treat Williams, Kathryn Harrold, Ed Flanders

21. Bad Reputation (2005)

R | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.3
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A high school girl wrongly branded as the school slut embraces her 'bad reputation' and takes revenge on the kids who have made her life a living hell.

Writer: Jim Hemphill | Director: Jim Hemphill | Stars: Angelique Hennessy, Jerad Anderson, Danielle Noble, Kristina Conzen

22. The N Word (2004)

86 min | Documentary

6.4
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Director: Todd Williams | Stars: F. Lee Bailey, Sandra Bernhard, Donald Bogle, Todd Boyd

23. Open Season (1995)

R | 97 min | Comedy

5.5
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When the television ratings machines suddenly malfunction, public television suddenly, but mistakenly, soars to #1 in this humorous satire.

Writer: Robert Wuhl | Director: Robert Wuhl | Stars: Lloyd Adams, Robert Wuhl, Eric Bryson, Marcy King

24. Tales from the Script (2009)

105 min | Documentary

7.1
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War stories and life lessons from the industry's top writers.

Writers: Peter Hanson, Paul Robert Herman | Director: Peter Hanson | Stars: Allison Anders, Jane Anderson, Doug Atchison, John August

25. Welcome to Hollywood (1998)

R | 89 min | Comedy

5.5
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A film director (Adam Rifkin) decides to chart the course of a young actor (Tony Markes) as he tries to make it in Hollywood. Attempts to get him noticed and placed in roles meet with ... See full summary »

Writers: Tony Markes, Adam Rifkin, Shawn Ryan | Directors: Tony Markes, Adam Rifkin | Stars: Adam Rifkin, Jane Jenkins, Scott Wolf, Peter Facinelli

26. Flying Tigers (2015 TV Mini-Series)

Drama, War | Pre-production

10-part mini-series focusing on the American volunteer pilots who fought in defense of China in WWII.

27. Hound Dogs (2011 TV Movie)

Drama

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Writer: Ron Shelton | Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Tom Verica, Laura Bell Bundy, Harry Lennix, Rob Mayes

28. Starz Inside: Sex and the Cinema (2009 TV Movie)

55 min | Documentary

6.5
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Unzips America's obsession with sex and takes us on a steamy trip through the milestones of erotic cinema.

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Frances Callier, Candis Cayne, Alonso Duralde, Andrew Fleming

29. Jim Rome on Showtime (2012– )

Sport, Talk-Show

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Jim Rome conducts interviews and provides commentary about sports.

Stars: Jim Rome, Jason Sklar, Randy Sklar, Erin Sharoni

30. Sweet Spot (2015)

Comedy, Sport | Announced

A struggling New York Yankee pitcher ends up in the Colombia League trying to revive his career and, while there, meets a woman who will change everything.

Writers: John Norville, Ron Shelton | Director: Ron Shelton

31. The Media Show (1987–1990)

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Stars: Emma Freud, Muriel Gray, John Hegarty, Judith Williamson

32. The Wrong Stuff

Drama | Announced

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Writer: Brett Rapkin | Director: Brett Rapkin

33. Untitled Ron Shelton/Showtime Basketball Drama (2014– )

Drama | Announced

This series will go behind the scenes of a family-owned basketball team.

34. More Tales from the Script (2010 Video)

47 min | Documentary

7.5
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Fascinating unheard stories from top screenwriters.

Writer: Peter Hanson | Director: Peter Hanson | Stars: John August, John D. Brancato, John Carpenter, Larry Cohen

35. Spaceman: A Baseball Odyssey (2006 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 7 min | Documentary

7.3
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Throughout the 1970's, Bill Lee was the ultimate gonzo baseball player, a brilliant left-handed pitcher who flouted every manager orfront office executive who tried to control him. The fans... See full summary »

Writer: Brett Rapkin | Director: Brett Rapkin | Stars: Bill Lee, Fred Lynn, Dan Shaughnessy, Paul Francis Sullivan

36. Sports on the Silver Screen (1997 TV Movie)

85 min | Documentary, Sport

5.1
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Writers: Leslie D. Farrell, Frank Deford | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Marv Albert, John G. Avildsen, Lauren Bacall

37. Costas at the Movies (2013– )

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Stars: Bob Costas, John Cusack, Geena Davis, Tommy Lee Jones

38. Advice for New Screenwriters (2010 Video)

9 min | Documentary, Short

4.9
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Priceless tips and inspiration for beginners.

Writer: Peter Hanson | Director: Peter Hanson | Stars: Jane Anderson, John August, John D. Brancato, Joe Forte

39. Blue Code (2003 Video)

18 min | Documentary, Short

5.3
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Director: Todd Williams | Stars: David Ayer, Caldecot Chubb, Dash Mihok, Kurt Russell

40. America's Choice (2008 TV Movie)

135 min | Documentary

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Follow acclaimed filmmaker Goran Rosenberg on a daring documentary road trip through the U.S., exploring the movements, events, values and ideas that will shape America in the years to come... See full summary »

Writer: Göran Rosenberg | Director: Göran Rosenberg | Stars: Madeleine Albright, Jerry Brown, Pat Buchanan, John Garamendi

41. Who's Huge in Sports? (2010)

5 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

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With unique insight into professional athletics, actor and musician, Gregg Marc Miller highlights current topics and sits down with celebrity guests to find out Who's Huge In Sports?

Writers: Gregg Marc Miller, Wilson Stiner | Director: Wilson Stiner | Stars: Gregg Marc Miller, Ian Alda, Peter Berg, Jay Davis

42. Between the Lines: The Making of 'Bull Durham' (2001 Video)

29 min | Documentary, Short

5.5
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Director: J.M. Kenny | Stars: Kevin Costner, Wes Currin, Bill Miller, Thom Mount

43. Looking for Oscar (2000)

Documentary

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Looking for Oscar chronicles one man's search to find the baseball of his youth, as represented by player Oscar Gamble, AKA "The Greatest Afro of All-Time." Interviews with sports authority... See full summary »

Writer: Eric Porvaznik | Director: Eric Porvaznik | Stars: Bob Costas, Ron Shelton, Eric Porvaznik, Bill Lee

44. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Billy Wilder: The Human Comedy (1998)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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A profile of writer-director Billy Wilder.

Writer: Robert Mundi | Director: Mel Stuart | Stars: I.A.L. Diamond, William Friedkin, Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine

45. Costas at the Movies (2013– )
Episode: Cobb (2013)

Reality-TV

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Stars: Bob Costas, Tommy Lee Jones, Ron Shelton

46. Jim Rome on Showtime (2012– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2012)

Sport, Talk-Show

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Stars: Jim Rome, Jared Allen, Bill Cowher, Kevin Durant

47. The Media Show (1987–1990)
Episode: Episode #4.13 (1989)

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Director: Denman Rooke | Stars: Muriel Gray, Malcolm Bradbury, James Cutler, Neil Docherty

48. Charlie Rose (1991– )
Episode: Episode dated 25 November 1994 (1994)

News, Talk-Show

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An interview with Raymond Smith; An interview with Ron Shelton, Tommy Lee Jones, and Robert Wuhl about Cobb

Stars: Charlie Rose, Tommy Lee Jones, Ron Shelton, Robert Wuhl

49. Arli$$ (1996–2002)
Episode: His Name Is Arliss Michaels (1998)

Comedy, Sport

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Creator: Robert Wuhl | Director: Stephen C. Confer | Stars: Reg E. Cathey, Johnnie L. Cochran Jr., Van Earl Wright, Giuseppe Franco

50. 30 for 30 (2009–2014)
Episode: Jordan Rides the Bus (2010)

51 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

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In the fall of 1993, in his prime and at the summit of the sports world, Michael Jordan walked away from pro basketball. After leading the Dream Team to an Olympic gold medal in 1992 and ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Ed Bradley, David Falk, Terry Francona, Phil Jackson