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1. The Giver (2014)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.6
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47 Metascore

In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.

Writers: Michael Mitnick, Robert B. Weide, Lois Lowry | Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Taylor Swift

2. The Good Wife (2009– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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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.

Stars: Julianna Margulies, Chris Noth, Josh Charles, Matt Czuchry

3. Inherent Vice (2014)

R | 148 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.1
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85 Metascore

In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.

Writers: Paul Thomas Anderson, Thomas Pynchon | Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Jena Malone, Reese Witherspoon, Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin

4. Fringe (2008–2013)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.5
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A television drama centered around a female FBI agent who is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.

Creators: Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole, John Noble

5. Law & Order (1990–2010)

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

7.6
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The show follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points. The first half of the show concentrates on the investigation of the crime by the police, the second half follows the prosecution of the crime in court.

Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina, S. Epatha Merkerson

6. Lie to Me (2009–2011)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Dr. Cal Lightman teaches a course in body language and makes an honest fortune exploiting it. He's employed by various public authorities in various investigations, doing more when the ... See full summary »

Creator: Samuel Baum | Stars: Tim Roth, Kelli Williams, Brendan Hines, Monica Raymund

7. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active

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The third "Law and Order" series involves the criminal justice system from the criminal's point of view.

Stars: Kathryn Erbe, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jamey Sheridan, Courtney B. Vance

8. Nurse Jackie (2009– )

27 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A drug-addicted nurse struggles to find a balance between the demands of her frenetic job at a New York City hospital and an array of personal dramas.

Creators: Liz Brixius, Evan Dunsky, Linda Wallem | Stars: Edie Falco, Merritt Wever, Paul Schulze, Dominic Fumusa

9. The Closer (2005–2012)

46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Deputy Police Chief Brenda Johnson runs the Priority Homicide Division of the LAPD with an unorthodox style. Her innate ability to read people and obtain confessions helps her and her team solve the city's toughest, most sensitive cases.

Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, J.K. Simmons, Corey Reynolds, Robert Gossett

10. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )

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

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After Jay Leno's second retirement from the program, Jimmy Fallon stepped in as his permanent replacement. After 42 years in Los Angeles the program was brought back to New York.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, Steve Higgins, The Roots, James Poyser

11. How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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35 Metascore

A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York. Based on Toby Young's memoir "How to Lose Friends & Alienate People".

Writers: Peter Straughan, Toby Young | Director: Robert B. Weide | Stars: Simon Pegg, Kirsten Dunst, Megan Fox, Kelan Pannell

12. Mildred Pierce (2011 TV Mini-Series)

TV-MA | 336 min | Drama

7.7
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Divorced single mom Mildred Pierce decides to open a restaurant business, which tears at the already-strained relationship with her ambitious elder daughter, Veda.

Stars: Kate Winslet, Guy Pearce, Evan Rachel Wood, Brían F. O'Byrne

13. The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)

R | 91 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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64 Metascore

The story of Bettie Page, uber-successful 1950's pin-up model, one of the first sex icons in America, and the target of a Senate investigation (based on her bondage photos).

Writers: Mary Harron, Guinevere Turner | Director: Mary Harron | Stars: Gretchen Mol, Lili Taylor, Chris Bauer, Jared Harris

14. Alfie (2004)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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49 Metascore

A cockney womanizer learns the hard way about the dangers of his actions.

Writers: Bill Naughton, Elaine Pope, Charles Shyer | Director: Charles Shyer | Stars: Jude Law, Sienna Miller, Susan Sarandon, Renée Taylor

15. Kinsey (2004)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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79 Metascore

A look at the life of Alfred Kinsey, a pioneer in the area of human sexuality research, whose 1948 publication "Sexual Behavior in the Human Male" was one of the first recorded works that saw science address sexual behavior.

Writer: Bill Condon | Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, Chris O'Donnell, Peter Sarsgaard

16. Ned Rifle (2014)

85 min | Drama

6.5
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76 Metascore

Henry and Fay's son Ned sets out to find and kill his father for destroying his mother's life. But his aims are frustrated by the troublesome Susan, whose connection to Henry predates even his arrival in the lives of the Grim family.

Writer: Hal Hartley | Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Aubrey Plaza, Parker Posey, Liam Aiken, Robert John Burke

17. The American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Joe Morton

18. Detroit 1-8-7 (2010– )

42 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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The everyday trials and tribulations of Detroit's homicide unit.

Creator: Jason Richman | Stars: Michael Imperioli, James McDaniel, Aisha Hinds, Jon Michael Hill

19. Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade (1994)

25 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

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Twenty-five years after commiting a double murder, Karl Childers is going to be released from an institution for the criminally insane. A local reporter comes to talk to him, and after some... See full summary »

Writer: Billy Bob Thornton | Director: George Hickenlooper | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Molly Ringwald, J.T. Walsh, Jefferson Mays

20. Cousin Bette (1998)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her ... See full summary »

Writers: Honoré de Balzac, Lynn Siefert, Susan Tarr | Director: Des McAnuff | Stars: Jessica Lange, Elisabeth Shue, Bob Hoskins, Hugh Laurie

21. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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

22. HBO First Look (1992– )

13 min | Documentary

6.3
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Behind-the-scenes look at upcoming feature films, featuring interview commentary with their casts and crews.

Stars: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Will Smith, Matt Damon

23. The Low Life (1995)

R | 96 min | Drama

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John came to Hollywood to get that one big break in life. Years have passed since and all he has to show for are a menial job, unpaid bills and airhead friends and he's getting sick of it all. Is there a way out of this downward spiral?

Writers: John Enbom, George Hickenlooper | Director: George Hickenlooper | Stars: Rory Cochrane, Sean Astin, Kyra Sedgwick, Ron Livingston

24. Liberty! The American Revolution (1997 TV Mini-Series)

360 min | History, War

8.0
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Six-hour documentary on the American Revolution, from the passage of the Stamp Act (1765) through the ratification of the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights (1789). In addition ... See full summary »

Stars: Jane Adams, Peter Donaldson, Colm Feore, Victor Garber

25. Grey Knight (1993)

R | 80 min | Horror, War

4.6
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Slave traders bring back an evil voodoo entity that is accidentally freed by the Confederate army during the Civil War. The entity possesses the bodies of the dead soldiers to create an ... See full summary »

Writer: Matt Greenberg | Director: George Hickenlooper | Stars: Corbin Bernsen, Adrian Pasdar, Ray Wise, Cynda Williams

26. The Big Brass Ring (1999)

R | 104 min | Drama

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Blake Pellarin is on the campaign trail to become governor of the state of Missouri. While making a stop in St. Louis, a chance encounter brings his past back to haunt him. Will the truth ... See full summary »

Writers: Orson Welles, Oja Kodar, F.X. Feeney, George Hickenlooper | Director: George Hickenlooper | Stars: William Hurt, Nigel Hawthorne, Miranda Richardson, Irène Jacob

27. The 68th Annual Tony Awards (2014 TV Movie)

180 min

7.3
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Writer: Jon Macks | Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Terence Archie, Brooks Ashmanskas, Kevin Bacon, Jenni Barber

28. God in America (2010– )

360 min | History

7.8
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Stars: Campbell Scott, John Ahlin, Catherine Brekus, Keith David

29. Benjamin Franklin (2002 TV Mini-Series)

210 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
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The story of the renowned American polymath.

Stars: Ralph Archbold, Richard Easton, Dylan Baker, Colm Feore

30. My America (2012)

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A series that is comprised of twenty-one monologues written by American playwrights which form a sort of fractured portrait of the American collective psyche. Ranging from the sad to the ... See full summary »

Stars: Maechi Aharanwa, Greg Allen, Pascale Armand, Mia Barron

31. Le mystère (2010)

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Writer: Jean-Teddy Filippe | Director: Jean-Teddy Filippe | Stars: Marcel Miller, Carole Bouquet, Alexandra Lamy, André Dussollier

32. Showing Up (2014)

Documentary

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An unprecedented look at the audition, compiled from more than 50 interviews with notable artists including: Kristin Chenoweth, Richard Griffiths, Zoe Kazan, Nathan Lane, Chris Messina, Sam Rockwell, and Eli Wallach.

Directors: Riad Galayini, James Morrison | Stars: Whitney Allen, Don Amendolia, Walter Bobbie, David Dean Bottrell

33. The Cask of Amontillado (I) (2014)

11 min | Animation, Short, Drama | Completed

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Deep beneath the streets of Italy lie the catacombs of the Montresors, filled with barrels of wine and the bones of the dead. One evening, friends Fortunado and Montresor venture below the ... See full summary »

Writers: Joe Bluhm, Vanesa R. Del Rey, William Joyce, Adam Volker | Directors: Joe Bluhm, William Joyce | Stars: Toby Jones, Jefferson Mays

34. Memoirs of My Nervous Illness (2006)

Unrated | 80 min | Drama

6.6
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60 Metascore

Memoirs of My Nervous Illness is based on the 1903 journal written by Daniel Paul Schreber, a distinguished German judge, while incarcerated in an asylum under the watch of the obsessive Dr... See full summary »

Writers: Dominic Taylor, Fred Tietz, Alan Weiss | Director: Julian Hobbs | Stars: Joe Coleman, Robert Cucuzza, Jefferson Mays, Lara Milian

35. Hudson River Blues (1997)

91 min | Drama

5.8
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Writers: Jennifer Manocherian, John Manocherian | Director: Nell Cox | Stars: Mason Adams, Patti Allison, Marylouise Burke, Miles Chapin

36. The 58th Annual Tony Awards (2004 TV Special)

130 min | Music

6.4
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Writers: Dave Boone, Bruce Vilanch | Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Tom Aldredge, Eileen Atkins, Becky Ann Baker

37. The Louise Log (2007– )

PG | 2 min | Comedy

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The confessions of a New York City wife and mother hell-bent on getting it right in spite of her high-maintenance husband, her addiction to caffeine and her over-active inner voice.

Stars: Christine Cook, Jennifer Sklias-Gahan, Talulah Mei Barni, Danusia Trevino

38. Dolley Madison (2010– )

Biography

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Stars: Eve Best, Jefferson Mays, Carlos Francisco Morales, Denis O'Hare

39. Working in the Theatre (1976– )

60 min | Talk-Show

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Bringing together performers, directors, playwrights, designers, choreographers, producers and behind-the-scenes personnel from the American and international theatre, the program offers a ... See full summary »

Stars: Douglas B. Leeds, Sondra Gilman, Howard Sherman, Ted Chapin

40. Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde (2004 TV Movie)

80 min | Documentary

7.3
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Documentary celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Oscar Wilde. 150 of Wilde's finest lines, epigrams and verses are spoken on camera by 150 public figures.

Writers: Noreen Doody, Frank McGuinness | Director: Bill Hughes | Stars: Simon Williams, Jillian Armenante, Edward Asner, Helen Baxendale

41. This Week in Joe's Basement (1989–1993)

Not Rated | 30 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Joe Winston, Mark Audrain, Paul Pomerleau, Daniel Margulies

42. Dynaman (1988– )

Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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In order to help him save Japan from his evil former partners, Bernie Tanaka and Mel Fujitzu, Dr. Ho convinces five young adults to wear different color costumes, take code-names, wear ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Alves, Alan Gordon, Tom Gore O'Brien, John Beaulieu

43. Harold Weston: A Bigger Belief in Beauty (2005)

65 min | Documentary

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The life story of modernist artist and activist, Harold Weston (1894-1972).

Writer: Kevin Burget | Director: Kevin Burget | Star: Jefferson Mays

44. Dress Up! With George B. Style (2014– )

Reality-TV

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Celebrity stylist George Brescia takes you behind the scenes as he prepares Broadway's finest for opening nights and high profile events.

Creator: Jacob Pinion | Stars: George Brescia, George Brescla, Shuler Hensley, Jefferson Mays

45. God in America (2010– )
Episode: A New Adam/A New Eden (2010)

History

7.2
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A New Adam explores the origins of Christian religion in America and examines how the New World changed the faiths that the settlers brought with them. A New Eden explores how an unlikely alliance between evangelical Baptists and enlightenment figures like Thomas Jefferson served as the foundation of American religious liberty.

Writer: David Belton | Director: David Belton | Stars: Catherine Brekus, Jeffrey DeMunn, Daniel Dreisbach, Michael Emerson

46. The Good Wife (2009– )
Episode: Affairs of State (2011)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Lockhart Gardner tries to secure diplomatic immunity for a Taiwanese man accused of rape and murder, while Eli asks Kalinda to investigate his ex-wife, who is contemplating a run for state senate.

Creators: Robert King, Michelle King | Director: Dean Parisot | Stars: Julianna Margulies, Matt Czuchry, Archie Panjabi, Graham Phillips

47. Liberty! The American Revolution (1997– )
Episode: Are We to Be a Nation? 1783-1788 (1997)

40 min | History, War

7.0
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Writer: Ronald Blumer | Directors: Ellen Hovde, Muffie Meyer | Stars: Jane Adams, David Bishins, Rob Campbell, Peter Donaldson

48. Liberty! The American Revolution (1997– )
Episode: Blows Must Decide: 1774-1776 (1997)

40 min | History, War

6.8
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Writer: Ronald Blumer | Directors: Ellen Hovde, Muffie Meyer | Stars: Jane Adams, Philip Bosco, JD Cullum, Peter Donaldson

49. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Dolley Madison (2010)

Documentary, History

6.5
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Dolley Madison lived through the two wars that established the U.S., was friends with the first 12 Presidents, and watched America evolve from a struggling young republic to the first modern democracy in the world.

Writer: Ronald Blumer | Director: Muffie Meyer | Stars: Catherine Allgor, Carl Sferrazza Anthony, Jim Barbour, Carol Berkin

50. Lie to Me (2009–2011)
Episode: Double Blind (2010)

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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While vetting an art museum staff for security leaks prior to a major exhibition, Lightman meets a beautiful woman who entangles him in a game of cat-and-mouse.

Creator: Samuel Baum | Director: David Platt | Stars: Tim Roth, Kelli Williams, Brendan Hines, Monica Raymund