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1. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

Four mutant warriors fight to save their city from an evil kingpin.

Writers: Josh Appelbaum, André Nemec, Evan Daugherty, Peter Laird, Kevin Eastman | Director: Jonathan Liebesman | Stars: Megan Fox, Will Arnett, William Fichtner, Noel Fisher

2. True Blood (2008– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

8.1
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Telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse encounters a strange new supernatural world when she meets the mysterious Bill, a southern Louisiana gentleman and vampire.

Creator: Alan Ball | Stars: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten

3. Planet of the Apes (2001)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.7
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50 Metascore

An Air Force astronaut crash lands on a mysterious planet where evolved, talking apes dominate a race of primitive humans.

Writers: Pierre Boulle, William Broyles Jr., Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Helena Bonham Carter, Tim Roth, Michael Clarke Duncan

4. Argo (2012)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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86 Metascore

Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980.

Writers: Chris Terrio, Tony Mendez, Joshuah Bearman | Director: Ben Affleck | Stars: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Alan Arkin

5. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy

7.3
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63 Metascore

Ron Burgundy is San Diego's top rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting of the 70's, but that's all about to change for Ron and his cronies when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor.

Writers: Will Ferrell, Adam McKay | Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd

6. The First Time (I) (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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55 Metascore

A romantic comedy centered on the two high schoolers: Dave, who until now has pined for a girl he can't have, and Aubrey, a creative type who's dating a guy who doesn't quite understand her.

Writer: Jon Kasdan | Director: Jon Kasdan | Stars: Dylan O'Brien, Britt Robertson, Victoria Justice, James Frecheville

7. Grown Ups (2010)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy

5.9
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30 Metascore

After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.

Writers: Adam Sandler, Fred Wolf | Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Adam Sandler, Salma Hayek, Kevin James, Chris Rock

8. Superman Returns (2006)

PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.2
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72 Metascore

After a long visit to the lost remains of the planet Krypton, the Man of Steel returns to Earth to become the people's savior once again and reclaim the love of Lois Lane.

Writers: Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris, Bryan Singer, Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster | Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Brandon Routh, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, James Marsden

9. Zookeeper (2011)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

5.2
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30 Metascore

A group of zoo animals decide to break their code of silence in order to help their lovable zoo keeper find love -- without opting to leave his current job for something more illustrious.

Writers: Nick Bakay, Rock Reuben, Kevin James, Jay Scherick, David Ronn | Director: Frank Coraci | Stars: Kevin James, Rosario Dawson, Leslie Bibb, Ken Jeong

10. Surrogates (2009)

PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.3
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45 Metascore

Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates.

Writers: Michael Ferris, John D. Brancato, Robert Venditti, Brett Weldele | Director: Jonathan Mostow | Stars: Bruce Willis, Radha Mitchell, Ving Rhames, Rosamund Pike

11. The Game (1997)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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61 Metascore

Wealthy San Francisco financier Nicholas Van Orton gets a strange birthday present from wayward brother Conrad: a live-action game that consumes his life.

Writers: John D. Brancato, Michael Ferris | Director: David Fincher | Stars: Michael Douglas, Deborah Kara Unger, Sean Penn, James Rebhorn

12. Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.8
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48 Metascore

The Angels investigate a series of murders that occur after the theft of a witness protection profile database.

Writers: Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts, John August, Cormac Wibberley, Marianne Wibberley | Director: McG | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu, Cameron Diaz, Bernie Mac

13. Deja Vu (2006)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.0
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59 Metascore

An A.T.F. agent travels back in time to save a woman from being murdered, falling in love with her in the process.

Writers: Bill Marsilii, Terry Rossio | Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Denzel Washington, Paula Patton, Jim Caviezel, Val Kilmer

14. Bedtime Stories (2008)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.1
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33 Metascore

A hotel handyman's life changes when the lavish bedtime stories he tells his niece and nephew start to magically come true.

Writers: Matt Lopez, Tim Herlihy | Director: Adam Shankman | Stars: Adam Sandler, Keri Russell, Courteney Cox, Guy Pearce

15. Funny People (2009)

R | 146 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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60 Metascore

When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship cause him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.

Writer: Judd Apatow | Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, Eric Bana

16. Poseidon (2006)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.6
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50 Metascore

On New Year's Eve, the luxury ocean liner, Poseidon, capsizes after being swamped by a rogue wave. The survivors are left to fight for survival as they attempt to escape the sinking ship.

Writers: Mark Protosevich, Paul Gallico | Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Kurt Russell, Emmy Rossum, Josh Lucas

17. Charlie Wilson's War (2007)

R | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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69 Metascore

A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

Writers: Aaron Sorkin, George Crile | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams

18. City of Angels (1998)

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

6.7
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54 Metascore

Inspired by the modern classic, Wings of Desire, City involves an angel (Cage) who is spotted by a doctor in an operating room. Franz plays Cage's buddy who somehow knows a lot about angels.

Writers: Wim Wenders, Peter Handke, Richard Reitinger, Dana Stevens | Director: Brad Silberling | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Andre Braugher, Dennis Franz

19. Semi-Pro (2008)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Sport

5.8
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47 Metascore

Jackie Moon, the owner-coach-player of the American Basketball Association's Flint Michigan Tropics, rallies his teammates to make their NBA dreams come true

Writer: Scot Armstrong | Director: Kent Alterman | Stars: Will Ferrell, Woody Harrelson, André Benjamin, Maura Tierney

20. Enlightened (2011–2013)

TV-MA | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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A self-destructive woman who has a spiritual awakening becomes determined to live an enlightened life, creating havoc at home and work.

Creators: Laura Dern, Mike White | Stars: Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Sarah Burns, Luke Wilson

21. Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999 TV Movie)

Unrated | 95 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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History of Apple and Microsoft.

Writers: Paul Freiberger, Michael Swaine, Martyn Burke | Director: Martyn Burke | Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Noah Wyle, Joey Slotnick, J.G. Hertzler

22. Garfield (2004)

PG | 80 min | Comedy, Family

4.9
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27 Metascore

Jon Arbuckle buys a second pet, a dog named Odie. However, Odie is then abducted and it is up to Jon's cat, Garfield, to find and rescue the canine.

Writers: Jim Davis, Joel Cohen, Alec Sokolow | Director: Peter Hewitt | Stars: Breckin Meyer, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Stephen Tobolowsky, Bill Murray

23. G-Force (2009)

PG | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.1
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41 Metascore

A specially trained squad of guinea pigs is dispatched to stop a diabolical billionaire from taking over the world.

Writers: Cormac Wibberley, Marianne Wibberley, Hoyt Yeatman, David P.I. James | Director: Hoyt Yeatman | Stars: Will Arnett, Penélope Cruz, Zach Galifianakis, Bill Nighy

24. Bowfinger (1999)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

6.4
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71 Metascore

When a desperate movie producer fails to get a major star for his bargain basement film, he decides to shoot the film secretly around him.

Writer: Steve Martin | Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy, Heather Graham, Christine Baranski

25. The Story of Us (1999)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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37 Metascore

Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.

Writers: Alan Zweibel, Jessie Nelson | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Bruce Willis, Michelle Pfeiffer, Colleen Rennison, Jake Sandvig

26. The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

4.1
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36 Metascore

When enemies Boris, Natasha and Fearless leader escape into the real world with a nefarious scheme, Rocky & Bullwinkle do the same and team up with a young F.B.I. agent to stop the trio.

Writers: Jay Ward, Kenneth Lonergan | Director: Des McAnuff | Stars: Robert De Niro, Rene Russo, Piper Perabo, Jason Alexander

27. Bounce (2000)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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52 Metascore

A man switches plane tickets with another man who dies in that plane in a crash. The man falls in love with the deceased one's wife.

Writer: Don Roos | Director: Don Roos | Stars: Ben Affleck, Gwyneth Paltrow, Natasha Henstridge, Edward Edwards

28. Metro (1997)

R | 117 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.4
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Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars. The ending is played out... See full summary »

Writer: Randy Feldman | Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Michael Rapaport, Kim Miyori, Art Evans

29. Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004 Video)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy

6.2
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This "alternate film" companion to Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) was compiled from dropped sub-plots and alternate takes. While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica ... See full summary »

Writers: Will Ferrell, Adam McKay | Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell

30. Grilled (2006)

R | 83 min | Comedy, Crime

5.3
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Two meat salesmen will stop at nothing to get a sale.

Writers: William Tepper, Larry Hankin | Director: Jason Ensler | Stars: Ray Romano, Kevin James, Sofía Vergara, Juliette Lewis

31. Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (1995)

R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller

3.8
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Two brothers, formerly of the murderous children's cult of Gatlin Nebraska, are taken to Chicago by an unwitting couple.

Writers: Stephen King, Dode B. Levenson | Director: James D.R. Hickox | Stars: Daniel Cerny, Ron Melendez, Jim Metzler, Nancy Lee Grahn

32. Rumpelstiltskin (1995)

R | 87 min | Fantasy, Horror

4.3
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In the 1400s, Rumpelstiltskin is imprisoned inside a small jade figurine. In modern-day Los Angeles, the recently widowed wife of a police officer, with baby in tow, finds her way into a ... See full summary »

Writers: Mark Jones, Joe Ruby | Director: Mark Jones | Stars: Max Grodénchik, John Ducey, Kim Johnston Ulrich, Tommy Blaze

33. Teresa's Tattoo (1994)

R | 88 min | Comedy

4.9
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Mathematician Teresa just wanted to study during the College spring break. But her friends, who want her to live a little, drag her out to parties. The next thing she knows, she has been ... See full summary »

Writers: Georgie Huntington, Marc Cushman, Samuel Benedict | Director: Julie Cypher | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Nancy McKeon, Lou Diamond Phillips, Casey Siemaszko

34. The Mind of the Married Man (2001–2002)

30 min | Comedy

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Creator: Mike Binder | Stars: Mike Binder, Sonya Walger, Taylor Nichols, Jake Weber

35. Warm Springs (2005 TV Movie)

121 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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Franklin Roosevelt, left a paraplegic from polio at 39 years of age, seeks out a miracle cure in the backwoods of Georgia.

Writer: Margaret Nagle | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Cynthia Nixon, David Paymer, Tim Blake Nelson

36. Sweet Nothing in My Ear (2008 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

7.0
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Family drama about a deaf and hearing couple who struggle to decide whether or not to give their deaf son a cochlear implant.

Writer: Stephen Sachs | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Marlee Matlin, Ed Waterstreet, Phyllis Frelich

37. Dangerous Touch (1994)

R | 101 min | Thriller

3.2
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An erotic thriller about a promiscuous radio sex therapist who is dragged into blackmail by a young hustler.

Writers: Kurt Voss, Lou Diamond Phillips | Director: Lou Diamond Phillips | Stars: Kate Vernon, Robert Prentiss, Bill Allen, Greg Stone

38. Never Get Outta the Boat (2002)

R | 97 min | Drama

6.7
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The story of young men whose recovery from drug abuse hangs on their self-management of a gritty L.A. rehab center.

Writer: Nick Gillie | Director: Paul Quinn | Stars: Lombardo Boyar, Darren E. Burrows, Thomas Jefferson Byrd, Nick Gillie

39. Excessive Force II: Force on Force (1995)

R | 88 min | Action, Drama

4.2
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Stacie Randall plays Harley, a Special Forces agent-turned-investigator, who arrives on the scene of an apparent mob hit to help the local police. In actuality, she's hunting down Francis ... See full summary »

Writer: Mark Sevi | Director: Jonathan Winfrey | Stars: Mandingo Warrior, Bradford Tatum, David Hugghins, Rick Tyler Barnes

40. Bloodfist VII: Manhunt (1995 Video)

R | 95 min | Action, Thriller

3.9
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Don "the Dragon" Wilson is a man pursued. Branded a cop-killer, he must fight simply to stay alive, and to clear his name... with the very police who framed him.

Writers: Brendan Broderick, Rob Kerchner | Director: Jonathan Winfrey | Stars: Don 'The Dragon' Wilson, Jillian McWhirter, Jonathan Penner, Steven Williams

41. The Mind of the Married Man (2001–2002)
Episode: 20/20 (2002)

Comedy

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Writer: Bruce Kirschbaum | Stars: Mike Binder, Sonya Walger, Dune Kossatz, Taylor Nichols

42. The Mind of the Married Man (2001–2002)
Episode: A Hard Pill to Swallow (2002)

Comedy

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Director: Roger Nygard | Stars: Mike Binder, Sonya Walger, David Marciano, Taylor Nichols

43. True Blood (2008– )
Episode: Bad Blood (2010)

TV-MA | 51 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

8.3
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Having decided to accept Bill's marriage proposal, Sookie finds the restaurant deserted and sets off to find him. She tries to enlist Eric's help but he has his own problems when the Queen ... See full summary »

Writers: Alan Ball, Charlaine Harris, Brian Buckner | Director: Daniel Minahan | Stars: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten

44. Enlightened (2011–2013)
Episode: Burn It Down (2011)

TV-MA | 26 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Can change come from within? At three in the morning, Levi breaks into Helen's home, strung out, depressed, demanding to see Amy. He agrees to go to rehab the next day, giving Amy hope that... See full summary »

Creators: Mike White, Laura Dern | Director: Miguel Arteta | Stars: Laura Dern, Luke Wilson, Diane Ladd, Sarah Burns

45. Enlightened (2011–2013)
Episode: Comrades Unite! (2011)

TV-MA | 26 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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On her way to and from work, Amy passes a Justice for Janitors picket line at a Riverside Hotel. She has her own labor issues: on the Monday following his party at a bar, Dougie reports Amy... See full summary »

Creators: Mike White, Laura Dern | Director: Miguel Arteta | Stars: Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Sarah Burns, Timm Sharp

46. Enlightened (2011–2013)
Episode: Consider Helen (2011)

TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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A chance encounter with an old acquaintance at a supermarket and Levi's dropping off photo albums for Amy bring memories to Helen. As she walks through the house or looks out a window, she ... See full summary »

Creators: Mike White, Laura Dern | Director: Phil Morrison | Stars: Laura Dern, Luke Wilson, Diane Ladd, Barbara Barrie

47. True Blood (2008– )
Episode: Dead Meat (2013)

TV-MA | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.7
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Jason gets to know Violet in vampire camp; Sarah is desperate to keep Tru Blood flowing; Sookie mulls brokering a deal between Warlow and Bill; Sam's and Nicole's futures depend on Alcide's decision.

Writers: Alan Ball, Charlaine Harris, Robin Veith | Director: Michael Lehmann | Stars: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten

48. True Blood (2008– )
Episode: Death Is Not the End (2014)

TV-MA | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

8.4
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In the aftermath of yet another bloodbath, Sam, Sookie and Jason find themselves the bearers of bad news in Bon Temps. Pam recalls the events that led her and Eric to Shreveport and Fangtasia.

Creator: Alan Ball | Director: Gregg Fienberg | Stars: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten

49. True Blood (2008– )
Episode: Everybody Wants to Rule the World (2012)

TV-MA | 57 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

8.0
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The Authority begins to carry out its plan to destroy the seven True Blood factories in the world, as per Bill's suggestion. Eric can't quite believe Bill's take on the situation and plans ... See full summary »

Writers: Alan Ball, Charlaine Harris, Raelle Tucker | Director: Daniel Attias | Stars: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten

50. True Blood (2008– )
Episode: Everything Is Broken (2010)

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

8.6
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Eric finds himself under investigation and house arrest by the American Vampire League over the disappearance of the Magister. He tells them his entire story and of the danger Russell ... See full summary »

Writers: Alan Ball, Charlaine Harris, Alexander Woo | Director: Scott Winant | Stars: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten