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1. Legends of Tomorrow (2016– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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Focuses on time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter, who has to recruit a rag-tag team of heroes and villains to help prevent an apocalypse that could impact not only Earth, but all of time.

Stars: Victor Garber, Brandon Routh, Caity Lotz, Franz Drameh

Votes: 49,895

2. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )

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

8.1
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This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a new elite squad of NYPD detectives who investigate sexually related crimes.

Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T, Dann Florek

Votes: 55,508

3. The West Wing (1999–2006)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama

8.8
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Inside the lives of staffers in the West Wing of the White House.

Stars: Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, Allison Janney, John Spencer

Votes: 46,786

4. Madam Secretary (2014– )

45 min | Drama

7.5
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A political drama which looks into the life of the Secretary of State as she tries to balance work with family.

Stars: Téa Leoni, Tim Daly, Patina Miller, Geoffrey Arend

Votes: 12,618

5. Black-ish (2014– )

22 min | Comedy

7.1
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A family man struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly white, upper-middle-class neighborhood.

Stars: Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Marsai Martin, Marcus Scribner

Votes: 11,093

6. BoJack Horseman (2014– )

TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Meet the most beloved sitcom horse of the '90s - 20 years later. BoJack Horseman was the star of the hit TV show "Horsin' Around," but today he's washed up, living in Hollywood, complaining about everything, and wearing colorful sweaters.

Stars: Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie, Aaron Paul

Votes: 31,454

7. Philadelphia (1993)

PG-13 | 125 min | Drama

7.7
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66 Metascore

When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell, Buzz Kilman

Votes: 185,224 | Gross: $77.32M

8. Nurse Jackie (2009–2015)

TV-MA | 27 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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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.

Stars: Edie Falco, Merritt Wever, Paul Schulze, Dominic Fumusa

Votes: 20,426

9. Rent (2005)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.0
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53 Metascore

This is the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Taye Diggs, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Rosario Dawson, Anthony Rapp

Votes: 42,715 | Gross: $29.08M

10. Numb3rs (2005–2010)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Working for the FBI, a mathematician uses equations to help solve various crimes.

Stars: Rob Morrow, David Krumholtz, Judd Hirsch, Alimi Ballard

Votes: 34,279

11. The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.6
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76 Metascore

In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Meryl Streep, Kimberly Elise

Votes: 88,869 | Gross: $65.95M

12. All My Children (1970–2011)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Romance, Mystery

6.7
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Set in the fictional East Coast suburb Pine Valley, All My Children is the decades-old, risk-taking soap that centers around Erica Kane and her long line of husbands.

Stars: Cameron Mathison, Michael E. Knight, Susan Lucci, Alicia Minshew

Votes: 2,014

13. Berlin Station (2016– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Thriller

7.4
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Follows Daniel Miller (Richard Armitage), who has just arrived at the CIA foreign station in Berlin, Germany. Miller has a clandestine mission: to uncover the source of a leak who has ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Armitage, Rhys Ifans, Leland Orser, Michelle Forbes

Votes: 1,582

14. The Kingdom (2007)

R | 110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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56 Metascore

A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman

Votes: 104,066 | Gross: $47.46M

15. The American President (1995)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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67 Metascore

Comedy-drama about a widowed U.S. president and a lobbyist who fall in love. It's all above-board, but "politics is perception" and sparks fly anyway.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Michael Douglas, Annette Bening, Martin Sheen, Michael J. Fox

Votes: 44,185 | Gross: $65.00M

16. The Practice (1997–2004)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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We follow the exploits and cases of defense attorneys of a Boston law firm. Bobby Donnell is the senior defense attorney and founder of the firm.

Stars: Dylan McDermott, Kelli Williams, Lara Flynn Boyle, Steve Harris

Votes: 6,046

17. Real Time with Bill Maher (2003– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds.

Stars: Bill Maher, Arianna Huffington, Andrew Sullivan, Michael Moore

Votes: 9,265

18. Dave (1993)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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To avoid a potentially explosive scandal when the U.S. President goes into a coma, an affable temp agency owner with an uncanny resemblance is put in his place.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Frank Langella, Kevin Dunn

Votes: 41,892 | Gross: $63.27M

19. Rachel Getting Married (2008)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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82 Metascore

A young woman who has been in and out of rehab for the past 10 years returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Rosemarie DeWitt, Debra Winger, Sebastian Stan

Votes: 41,945 | Gross: $12.80M

20. Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)

Drama | Filming

When bestselling celebrity biographer, Lee Israel, is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend, Jack.

Director: Marielle Heller | Stars: Melissa McCarthy, Julie Ann Emery, Richard E. Grant, Jennifer Westfeldt

21. The Human Stain (2003)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.3
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57 Metascore

When a disgraced former college dean has a romance with a mysterious younger woman haunted by her dark, twisted past, he is forced to confront a shocking fact about his own life that he has kept secret for 50 years.

Director: Robert Benton | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris, Gary Sinise

Votes: 26,075 | Gross: $5.38M

22. American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Oliver Platt

Votes: 981

23. Cry_Wolf (2005)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.9
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39 Metascore

Eight unsuspecting high school seniors at a posh boarding school, who delight themselves on playing games of lies, come face-to-face with terror and learn that nobody believes a liar - even when they're telling the truth.

Director: Jeff Wadlow | Stars: Julian Morris, Lindy Booth, Jared Padalecki, Erica Yates

Votes: 23,463 | Gross: $10.04M

24. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.8
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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

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

Votes: 651

25. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Anthology series which ran on PBS throughout the 1980s.

Stars: Edward Herrmann, Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson

Votes: 136

26. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )

Documentary

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Harvard educator Henry Louis Gates Jr. hosts this enlightening PBS series that examines "the DNA of American culture" through an extensive discovery of the ancestors of today's celebrities.... See full summary »

Stars: Henry Louis Gates, CeCe Moore, Anderson Cooper, Valerie Jarrett

Votes: 291

27. Black's Law (2017 TV Movie)

Drama | Pre-production

Set in the Southern District of New York (SDNY) Federal Court, aka "The Mother Court," the legal drama follows brand new lawyers working for both the defense and the prosecution as they ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Verica | Stars: Britne Oldford, Anna Deavere Smith, Ben Rappaport, Wesam Keesh

28. Touched (1983)

R | 93 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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Two mental patients in an institution fall in love and plan to escape in the search of a normal life.

Director: John Flynn | Stars: Robert Hays, Kathleen Beller, Ned Beatty, Gilbert Lewis

Votes: 84

29. Life Support (2007 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 87 min | Drama

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The true-life story of a mother who overcame an addiction to crack and became a positive role model and an AIDS activist in the black community.

Director: Nelson George | Stars: Queen Latifah, Vianca Mercedes, Anna Deavere Smith, Wendell Pierce

Votes: 970

30. 100 Centre Street (2001–2002)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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The lives and work of the staff of a New York City courthouse.

Stars: Joseph Lyle Taylor, Manny Perez, Phyllis Newman, Margo Martindale

Votes: 133

31. Tavis Smiley (2004– )

30 min | Talk-Show

5.8
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A diverse panel of experts on various social, political, economic, and legal issues that are key to Detroit's turnaround.

Stars: Tavis Smiley, Cornel West, Bernie Sanders, Jesse Jackson

Votes: 270

32. Soup for One (1982)

R | 87 min | Comedy

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When Allan meets Maria he is sure he has found the perfect woman for him but she's not interested. He persists, she relents, they begin dating. Allan then starts to second guess what he thought he wanted.

Director: Jonathan Kaufer | Stars: Saul Rubinek, Marcia Strassman, Gerrit Graham, Teddy Pendergrass

Votes: 122

33. Presidio Med (2002–2003)

60 min | Drama

6.3
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In a San Francisco hospital two doctors, Rae Brennan and Matt Slingerland, try to break away from paperwork combined with impersonal care. With other colleagues they try to give their patients their full attention.

Stars: Dana Delany, Paul Blackthorne, Jocelyn Rose, David Kaufman

Votes: 47

34. The Surgeon General (2013 TV Movie)

Drama

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This film tells some of the stories of John Sherman, a surgeon general with an overwhelming number of patients in need of care in a time where hospitals are more of an industry than a service.

Director: Rod Lurie | Stars: Katherine McNamara, Jason Isaacs, Sean Astin, Mike Colter

Votes: 13

35. Masterclass (2010– )

Family

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World renowned artists mentor a small group of high school students.

Stars: James Sprang, Jaz Sinclair, Edward Albee, Jacques d'Amboise

Votes: 15

36. 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

Votes: 7

37. Expert Witness (2003 TV Movie)

Drama, Mystery

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Director: John McNaughton | Stars: Matthew Modine, Sasha Alexander, Enrico Colantoni, Joe Howard

Votes: 9

38. Twilight: Los Angeles (2000)

76 min | Drama

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62 Metascore

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Director: Marc Levin | Stars: Anna Deavere Smith, Brian Eric Alexander, George Bush, Reginald Denny

Votes: 72

39. Now (2002– )

60 min | Documentary

6.9
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Stars: David Brancaccio, Maria Hinojosa, Bill Moyers, Kevin Phillips

Votes: 38

40. Legends Ball (2006 TV Movie)

Documentary, Drama

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Oprah Winfrey honored Black women who paved the way for the next generations to come in arts and entertainment. It was a three day celebration merging of the past and present.

Stars: Yolanda Adams, Debbie Allen, Maya Angelou, Ashanti

Votes: 89

41. 34th NAACP Image Awards (2003 TV Special)

Family

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Director: Terri McCoy | Stars: Flex Alexander, Tatyana Ali, Anthony Anderson, Timothy Anderson

Votes: 16

42. Texas Monthly Talks (2003–2010)

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Stars: Evan Smith, Mark Halperin, Gwen Ifill, Anna Deavere Smith

43. The 48th Annual Tony Awards (1994 TV Special)

Family

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Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Amy Irving, Anthony Hopkins, George Abbott, Jane Adams

Votes: 11

44. Lidia Celebrates America (2011– )

57 min | Documentary

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We join celebrity chef and restaurateur Lidia Bastianich on an eye-opening culinary journey, joined by special guests Stanley Tucci, Mo Rocca, Ruth Riechl and Mario Cantone. Lidia explores ... See full summary »

Stars: Lidia Bastianich, Shirley Fong-Torres, Ruth Reichl, Mo Rocca

45. Studs Terkel: Listening to America (2009 TV Short)

40 min | Documentary, Short

6.7
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Documentary about the life and career of the author and pioneer of radio & television, Studs Terkel.

Director: Eric Simonson | Stars: Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, David Isay, Tony Judge

Votes: 20

46. The Barnes Collection (2012 TV Movie)

TV-PG | Documentary, Biography, History

6.6
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The story of Dr. Albert Barnes (1972-1951) and his art collection, which includes works by Picasso, Cezanne, Renoir, Gauguin, Matisse, and many others masters. The documentary also examines the new Barnes Foundation Museum.

Director: Glenn Holsten | Stars: David Morse, Anna Deavere Smith

Votes: 7

47. Women's Day: The Making of a Bill (1998)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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The film documents first ever recorded official bill for International Women's Day in America in 1994. Remarkable women from different walks of life are honored through an annual ... See full summary »

Director: Beata Pozniak Daniels | Stars: Tiana Alexandra, Gloria Allred, Allison Anders, Stefania Podgorska Burzminski

48. Unfinished Business (1987)

67 min

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Helena, a stage actress is confronted by Ferenc, a Hungarian who left her 15 years before to return to Europe, where he now runs a state-subsidized theater. Though he has brought along his ... See full summary »

Director: Viveca Lindfors | Stars: Peter Donat, Herriett Guiar, Gina Hecht, Viveca Lindfors

Votes: 6

49. New York 360º Presents: The 2007 Matrix Awards (2007 TV Special)

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Director: Adele Merlino | Stars: Cindy Adams, Oulimata Ba, Joy Behar, Lisa Caputo

50. The Mystery of Love (2006 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

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Star: Anna Deavere Smith

Votes: 6