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1. Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989–1993)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.5
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A teenaged genius deals with the usual problems of growing up: having a girlfriend, going to parties, hanging out with his best friend, all this on top of being a licensed physician in a ... See full summary »

Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Max Casella, Belinda Montgomery, Lawrence Pressman

Votes: 6,385

2. Joey (2004–2006)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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In this spin-off of Friends (1994), Joey Tribbiani moves to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career.

Stars: Matt LeBlanc, Paulo Costanzo, Drea de Matteo, Andrea Anders

Votes: 36,701

3. Matlock (1986–1995)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Ben Matlock is a very expensive criminal defense attorney who charges $100,000 to take a case. Fortunately, he's worth every penny as he and his associates defend his clients by finding the real killer.

Stars: Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holiday, Nancy Stafford

Votes: 4,512

4. Jobs (2013)

PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama

5.9
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44 Metascore

The story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.

Director: Joshua Michael Stern | Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Dermot Mulroney, Josh Gad, Lukas Haas

Votes: 79,751 | Gross: $16.12M

5. Silk Stalkings (1991–1999)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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Cassandra "Cassy" St. John and Tom Ryan are the new duo in town. It is now their job to catch the killers of Palm Beach. They are ex-partners, who got married, and then divorced. Now they ... See full summary »

Stars: Rob Estes, Mitzi Kapture, Charlie Brill, Janet Gunn

Votes: 1,720

6. Major Dad (1989–1993)

30 min | Comedy, Family

6.1
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Major John MacGillis is a conservative, by-the-book, die-hard Marine. Polly Cooper is a pacifistic, liberal journalist. Nonetheless, when the two meet, there's instant and intense chemistry... See full summary »

Stars: Gerald McRaney, Shanna Reed, Nicole Dubuc, Chelsea Hertford

Votes: 1,139

7. Innocent Blood (1992)

R | 112 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.2
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Marie is a vampire with a thirst for bad guys. When she fails to properly dispose of one of her victims, a violent mob boss, she bites off more than she can chew and faces a new, immortal danger.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Anne Parillaud, Anthony LaPaglia, Robert Loggia, David Proval

Votes: 7,547 | Gross: $4.97M

8. The Surface (I) (2014)

90 min | Drama, Thriller

4.7
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Two strangers, both at the end of their rope, suddenly meet in the middle of the unpredictable waters of Lake Michigan.

Director: Gil Cates Jr. | Stars: Sean Astin, Mimi Rogers, Chris Mulkey, John Emmet Tracy

Votes: 574

9. Lucky (III) (2011)

R | 103 min | Comedy

5.4
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41 Metascore

A wannabe serial killer wins the lottery and pursues his lifelong crush.

Director: Gil Cates Jr. | Stars: Colin Hanks, Ari Graynor, Jeffrey Tambor, Ann-Margret

Votes: 3,183

10. Deal (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 86 min | Drama

5.4
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35 Metascore

As an ex-gambler teaches a hot-shot college kid some things about playing cards, he finds himself pulled into the world series of poker, where his protégé is his toughest competition.

Director: Gil Cates Jr. | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Bret Harrison, Maria Mason, Shannon Elizabeth

Votes: 4,045 | Gross: $0.06M

11. A Midsummer Night's Rave (2002)

R | 85 min | Drama

5.1
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William Shakespeare's classic tale of love and mischief "A midsummer night's dream" is re-imagined with Club kids at a rave in a L.A. warehouse. Love potions and drug deals gone bad, it's a high-energy, drug-fueled drama.

Director: Gil Cates Jr. | Stars: Andrew Keegan, Chad Lindberg, Lauren German, Corey Pearson

Votes: 431

12. Order of Chaos (2010)

R | 90 min | Thriller

4.8
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In a world of no absolutes, right and wrong is just a matter of perspective.

Director: Vince Vieluf | Stars: Rhys Coiro, Milo Ventimiglia, Samantha Mathis, Mimi Rogers

Votes: 1,282

13. Thom Pain (Based on Nothing) (2017)

Drama | Post-production

Thom Pain is just like you, except worse. One night, he finds himself on a stage, in the dark, in a theatre. In the audience are people who, just like him, were born and will die. Thom is ... See full summary »

Directors: Oliver Butler, Will Eno | Star: Rainn Wilson

14. Lovelife (1997)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Danny is a student whose girlfriend is writer Zoey. Professor Alan lives with unfocused Molly. Other pairs also don't quite match, and the partners begin to change one another..

Director: Jon Harmon Feldman | Stars: Saffron Burrows, Bruce Davison, Sherilyn Fenn, Carla Gugino

Votes: 361

15. NetForce (1999 TV Movie)

R | 200 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.1
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Set in the year 2005, a division of the FBI, called "NetForce" has been initiated to investigate Internet crime. A Bill Gates-type character finds a loophole in his new web browser which ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Lieberman | Stars: Scott Bakula, Joanna Going, Xander Berkeley, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 1,150

16. P.S.I. Luv U (1991– )

60 min | Drama

7.7
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Wanda Talbert is a New York con artist. After being caught by the NYPD, she agrees to help them nail a criminal. What they didn't tell her was that she would have to testify against him, ... See full summary »

Stars: Connie Sellecca, Greg Evigan, Rob Narita, Earl Holliman

Votes: 123

17. Innocent Victims (1996 TV Movie)

240 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Tells the true story of Timothy Hennis' wrongful prosecution on three charges of murder and his sentence to death.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Ricky Schroder, John Corbett, Tom Irwin, Howard Hesseman

Votes: 177

18. In My Daughter's Name (1992 TV Movie)

93 min | Drama

6.1
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Laura Elias's daughter is raped and murdered by Peter Lipton. With the support of Peter's affluential parents he pleads "guilty due to insanity". The jury acquits him because of insanity. ... See full summary »

Director: Jud Taylor | Stars: Donna Mills, John Getz, John Rubinstein, Ron Frazier

Votes: 87

19. Life After Tomorrow (2006)

PG-13 | 73 min | Documentary

7.4
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Women who have played orphans in "Annie" are brought together in this documentary.

Directors: Gil Cates Jr., Julie Stevens | Stars: Martha Byrne, Jennine Babo, William Berloni, Theda Stemler Blackwood

Votes: 190

20. The Mesmerist (2002)

95 min | Comedy

5.5
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"The Mesmerist" is a twisted black comedy about a doctor who convinces a dying man's family to allow him to put the man in a trance and what happens when he descends into the after-world

Director: Gil Cates Jr. | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Jessica Capshaw, Howard Hesseman, Jason Carter

Votes: 207

21. Confessions: Two Faces of Evil (1994 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

4.7
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In the Christmas Eve murder of a police officer, two confessions come forward. One, Robert Paul Berndt, has a rather heavy criminal background, the other, William Mothershed, is a college ... See full summary »

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Jason Bateman, James Wilder, Arye Gross, William Converse-Roberts

Votes: 105

22. The Man Who Never Cried (2011)

24 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Ralph Winston has never cried; not when he was a baby, not when his heart was crushed by his high school sweetheart, not even when he first saw Steven Spielberg's E.T. So when his father ... See full summary »

Director: Bradley Jackson | Stars: Keir O'Donnell, Jess Weixler, Dora Madison, Heather Kafka

Votes: 141

23. A Typical (2017)

Comedy | Announced

Being yourself can be harder than it looks.

Director: Gil Cates Jr. | Star: Nikola Kent

24. $pent (2000)

91 min | Drama

4.0
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34 Metascore

An out-of-work actor uses his skills to con everyone he knows into lending or giving him money to pay off his debts.

Director: Gil Cates Jr. | Stars: Jason London, Charlie Spradling, Phill Lewis, Erin Beaux

Votes: 108 | Gross: $0.01M

25. Prattle: Your Words Are Empty and So Is Your Heart (now in black and white!) (2011)

21 min | Short, Comedy

7.9
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A neo-noir dark comedy about two competitive, philosophically self-absorbed best friends who make an ill-conceived bet: The first person to meet, date, and successfully propose to a woman ... See full summary »

Directors: Patrick Cavanaugh, Ryan Daniel Dobson | Stars: Ryan Daniel Dobson, Patrick Cavanaugh, Vanessa Britting, David Krumholtz

Votes: 7

26. Rap Sheet: Hip-Hop and the Cops (2006)

R | 81 min | Documentary, Music

6.4
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A documentary on the secret dossiers that police, FBI, and task agencies have compiled on hip-hop performers and industry executives.

Director: Don Sikorski | Stars: Eric Adams, Dasun Allah, Lloyd Banks, Yasiin Bey

Votes: 49

27. True Stories of Halloween

Horror | Announced

Three towns. Three Stories. All true.

Director: Gil Cates Jr.

28. The Harpist (2014)

12 min | Short, Drama

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The Harpist details an evening in the life of Emmie Lucas, a young and talented harpist. Seeing Emmy perform solo on stage for a large audience, followed by a standing ovation, one would ... See full summary »

Director: Erica Thompson | Stars: Angela Beckefeld, Maureen O'Boyle, Louis Glotfelty, Verina Botros

29. My Friend Dick

Comedy | Announced

Dick, a below-average Joe, is forced to look after the bratty son of a successful rap mogul.

Director: Rob Hardy

30. Jeffrey Tambor is Lucky (2011)

Short, Comedy

5.0
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To promote his appearance in a new film titled Lucky, actor Jeffrey Tambor (as himself) lists ways he is and has been lucky...and unlucky.

Director: Owen Burke | Star: Jeffrey Tambor

Votes: 5

31. Pass the Sugar (2009)

Documentary

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A documentary on the World Series of Poker.

Director: Gil Cates Jr. | Stars: Jennifer Tilly, James Woods, Jose Canseco, Joe Hachem

32. Screening (1997)

Short, Comedy

4.7
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Short film in which a young woman asks passersby if they wish to attend a free film screening, then asks increasingly personal questions of them until it is clear that this isn't about free movies at all.

Director: Gil Cates Jr. | Stars: Marie Gardner, Grant Cramer, Gil Cates Jr., Jordan Summers

Votes: 24

33. The Three Laurens

Comedy, Drama, Romance | Announced

A guy stumbles upon a psychic who tells him that he will meet the girl of his dreams in one week and that her name is Lauren. The Problem is a week later... he meets three girls named ... See full summary »

Director: Gil Cates Jr.

34. Silk Stalkings (1991–1999)
Episode: Internal Affair (1992)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Chris is suspended for allegedly shooting an unarmed thief. His problems are further complicated when the victim's mother seeks revenge in a very unlikely manner.

Director: David Schmoeller | Stars: Mitzi Kapture, Rob Estes, Bibi Besch, Larry Joshua

Votes: 16

35. Joey (2004–2006)
Episode: Joey and the Party for Alex (2006)

TV-14 | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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Joey is tired of being the friend on whose shoulder Alex comes cry while his mate-idol Dean has all the real fun, so he takes Zach's suggestion to make use of her 30th birthday to throw her... See full summary »

Director: Gil Cates Jr. | Stars: Matt LeBlanc, Andrea Anders, Paulo Costanzo, Jennifer Coolidge

Votes: 136

36. Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989–1993)
Episode: Spell It 'M-A-N' (1993)

Comedy, Drama, Family

6.4
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Doogie's locker room talk embarrasses the nurse he's dating causing her to get even. Vinnie unknowingly moves into a dorm room with a gay man.

Director: Bill D'Elia | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Max Casella, Belinda Montgomery, Lawrence Pressman

Votes: 12

37. P.S.I. Luv U (1991– )
Episode: The Honeymooners (1991)

Drama

8.9
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Add a Plot

Director: Peter Roger Hunt | Stars: Connie Sellecca, Greg Evigan, Earl Holliman, Leah Ayres

Votes: 7

38. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Suspect (1991)

89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Matlock becomes embroiled in Attorney/Client privilege issues when he defends two murder suspects whose cases become strangely intertwined.

Director: Harvey S. Laidman | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Julie Sommars, Clarence Gilyard Jr.

Votes: 67

39. Major Dad (1989–1993)
Episode: Three Angry Marines (1992)

Comedy, Family

5.7
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The Major, Gunny and Holowachuk are on a court martial-panel who are suppose to decide whether the marine on trial is guilty or not. It seems the man deserted his post when he learned that ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Lembeck | Stars: Gerald McRaney, Shanna Reed, Nicole Dubuc, Chelsea Hertford

Votes: 7