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1. Scarface (1983)

R | 170 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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65 Metascore

In 1980 Miami, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel while succumbing to greed.

Writer: Oliver Stone | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Votes: 524,089

2. Die Hard 2 (1990)

R | 124 min | Action, Thriller

7.1
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67 Metascore

John McClane attempts to avert disaster as rogue military operatives seize control of Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C.

Writers: Walter Wager, Steven E. de Souza, Doug Richardson | Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Bruce Willis, William Atherton, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Votes: 264,649

3. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.8
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Creators: James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Sam Simon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 257,700

4. 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

Votes: 92,993

5. The Player (1992)

R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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86 Metascore

A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?

Writer: Michael Tolkin | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Tim Robbins, Greta Scacchi, Fred Ward, Whoopi Goldberg

Votes: 40,943

6. Blow Out (1981)

R | 107 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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A movie sound recordist accidentally records the evidence that proves that a car accident was actually murder and consequently finds himself in danger.

Writer: Brian De Palma | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: John Travolta, Nancy Allen, John Lithgow, Dennis Franz

Votes: 26,529

7. The A-Team (1983–1987)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.6
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Four Vietnam vets, framed for a crime they didn't commit, help the innocent while on the run from the military.

Creators: Stephen J. Cannell, Frank Lupo | Stars: George Peppard, Mr. T, Dwight Schultz, Dirk Benedict

Votes: 24,755

8. Popeye (1980)

PG | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.2
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48 Metascore

The adventures of the sailor man and his friends in the seaside town of Sweethaven.

Writers: Jules Feiffer, E.C. Segar | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Robin Williams, Shelley Duvall, Ray Walston, Paul Dooley

Votes: 23,437

9. Dressed to Kill (1980)

X | 105 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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A mysterious blonde woman kills one of a psychiatrist's patients, and then goes after the high-class call girl who witnessed the murder.

Writer: Brian De Palma | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen, Keith Gordon

Votes: 23,204

10. Runaway Train (1985)

R | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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Two escaped convicts and a female railway worker find themselves trapped on a train with no brakes and nobody driving.

Writers: Djordje Milicevic, Paul Zindel, Edward Bunker, Akira Kurosawa | Director: Andrey Konchalovskiy | Stars: Jon Voight, Eric Roberts, Rebecca De Mornay, Kyle T. Heffner

Votes: 20,516

11. Body Double (1984)

R | 114 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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A young actor's obsession with spying on a beautiful woman who lives nearby leads to a baffling series of events with drastic consequences.

Writers: Robert J. Avrech, Brian De Palma | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Craig Wasson, Melanie Griffith, Gregg Henry, Deborah Shelton

Votes: 19,490

12. Psycho II (1983)

R | 113 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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After twenty-two years of psychiatric care, Norman Bates attempts to return to a life of solitude, but the specters of his crimes - and his mother - continue to haunt him.

Writers: Tom Holland, Robert Bloch | Director: Richard Franklin | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, Meg Tilly, Robert Loggia

Votes: 16,539

13. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

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

8.3
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

Votes: 13,785

14. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.9
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The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Alan Kalter, Biff Henderson

Votes: 10,116

15. Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003– )

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

7.4
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A mix of celebrity interviews, musical performers, audience participation games, and segments spotlighting real people with extraordinary stories and talents, hosted by comedienne Ellen DeGeneres.

Creator: Ellen DeGeneres | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Stephen Boss, Anthony Okungbowa, Justin Bieber

Votes: 10,104

16. The Fury (1978)

R | 118 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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A government agent is determined to come to his son's rescue when a sinister official kidnaps him to harbor his extremely powerful psychic abilities.

Writer: John Farris | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Kirk Douglas, John Cassavetes, Carrie Snodgress, Charles Durning

Votes: 9,176

17. NYPD Blue (1993–2005)

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

7.5
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NYPD Detectives of Manhattan's fictional 15th precinct investigate criminal cases.

Creators: Steven Bochco, David Milch | Stars: Dennis Franz, Gordon Clapp, James McDaniel, Bill Brochtrup

Votes: 8,742

18. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992–2014)

TV-14 | 62 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

5.3
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After Johnny Carson's retirement from the show, Jay Leno stepped in as his permanent replacement. The format of the show has remained largely unchanged, consisting primarily of an opening ... See full summary »

Stars: Jay Leno, Kevin Eubanks, Edd Hall, John Melendez

Votes: 8,499

19. Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003– )

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

6.9
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Jimmy Kimmel interviews celebrities.

Creator: Jimmy Kimmel | Stars: Jimmy Kimmel, Cleto Escobedo III, Dicky Barrett, Guillermo Rodriguez

Votes: 8,119

20. The Package (1989)

R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.

Writer: John Bishop | Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Gene Hackman, Tommy Lee Jones, Joanna Cassidy, John Heard

Votes: 6,294

21. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

8.2
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The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct.

Creators: Steven Bochco, Michael Kozoll | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, James Sikking

Votes: 4,670

22. 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.

Creator: Dean Hargrove | Stars: Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holiday, Nancy Stafford

Votes: 4,148

23. The View (1997– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Talk-Show

3.0
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A panel of four real women discuss everyday issues, share their opinions and engage in colorful conversations for a variety of topics.

Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck

Votes: 4,067

24. American Buffalo (1996)

R | 88 min | Drama

5.7
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Long-repressed feelings of bitterness and betrayal explode when three inner-city losers plot the robbery of a valuable coin in a seedy second-hand junk shop.

Writer: David Mamet | Director: Michael Corrente | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Dennis Franz, Sean Nelson

Votes: 2,911

25. Simon & Simon (1981–1995)

60 min | Action, Mystery, Drama

7.1
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Two brothers of disparate tastes and manners run a private detective agency.

Creator: Philip DeGuere Jr. | Stars: Gerald McRaney, Jameson Parker, Mary Carver, Tim Reid

Votes: 2,659

26. A Wedding (1978)

PG | 125 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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The daughter of a Louisville truck driver marries the scion of a very wealthy family, but reception at the family estate is boycotted by the invited guests.

Writers: John Considine, Patricia Resnick, Allan F. Nicholls, Robert Altman | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Carol Burnett, Desi Arnaz Jr., Paul Dooley, Amy Stryker

Votes: 2,559

27. T.J. Hooker (1982–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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The weekly adventures of tough-as-nails veteran police officer Sgt. T.J. Hooker, who rides the beat with his rookie partner Vince Romano.

Creator: Rick Husky | Stars: William Shatner, Heather Locklear, Adrian Zmed, James Darren

Votes: 2,282

28. Hunter (1984–1991)

48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Rick Hunter is a renegade cop who breaks the rules and takes justice into his own hands. Partnered with the equally stunning and rebellious Sgt. McCall, the tough-minded duo set out to crack down on L.A.'s slimiest criminals.

Creator: Frank Lupo | Stars: Fred Dryer, Stepfanie Kramer, Charles Hallahan, Perry Cook

Votes: 2,254

29. Street Hawk (1985)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.9
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A desk bound cop secretly fights crime as the test pilot for a prototype combat motorcycle.

Creators: Paul M. Belous, Robert Wolterstorff, Bruce Lansbury | Stars: Rex Smith, Richard Venture, Joe Regalbuto, Jeannie Wilson

Votes: 1,797

30. Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (I) (1999–2002)

TV-G | 60 min | Game-Show

6.5
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Contestants, selected by calling a phone number, are chosen based on their ability to arrange 4 answers to a question in the correct order the fastest. They then have to answer 15 ... See full summary »

Stars: Regis Philbin, Rick Rosner, Danny Bonaduce, Sherman Hemsley

Votes: 1,576

31. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Homer Badman (1994)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.9
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After a series of misunderstandings, Homer is labeled a pervert. He soon finds himself ostracized by everyone in town, and must try to clear his name.

Creators: Matt Groening, James L. Brooks, Sam Simon | Director: Jeffrey Lynch | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,552

32. Riptide (1984–1986)

60 min | Action, Thriller, Crime

6.8
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Three vietnam veterans (Nick Ryder, Cody Allen and Murray Bozinsky) now work as private eyes in sunny southern California. Nick and Cody are the muscles and Murray is a computer wizard of ... See full summary »

Creators: Stephen J. Cannell, Frank Lupo | Stars: Perry King, Joe Penny, Thom Bray, Jack Ging

Votes: 1,461

33. Hardcastle and McCormick (1983–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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A retired judge and his last defendant follow up on cases that were dismissed due to technicalities.

Creators: Stephen J. Cannell, Patrick Hasburgh | Stars: Brian Keith, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Joe Santos, John Hancock

Votes: 1,315

34. A Fine Mess (1986)

PG | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.4
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Two friends an actor and a chef discover a plot to fix a horse race and try to capitalize on it. But also have to deal with the two men who fixed it who are trying to silence them. And ... See full summary »

Writer: Blake Edwards | Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Ted Danson, Howie Mandel, Richard Mulligan, Stuart Margolin

Votes: 1,102

35. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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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

Votes: 1,040

36. The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1996–2002)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

3.9
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Comedian Rosie O'Donnell produces and hosts her first daytime talk show that focuses on interviews with celebrities about acting, writing, charity work and family life.

Stars: Rosie O'Donnell, Caroline Rhea, Susan Lucci, Penny Marshall

Votes: 984

37. Mickey One (1965)

Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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After incurring the wrath of the mob, a comic flees Detroit for Chicago taking the name "Mickey One." As he returns to the stage and becomes successful, he fears that the mob will track him... See full summary »

Writer: Alan M. Surgal | Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Warren Beatty, Alexandra Stewart, Hurd Hatfield, Franchot Tone

Votes: 954

38. America: A Tribute to Heroes (2001 TV Special)

120 min | Documentary, Music

6.4
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Actors and musicians honor those fallen in the September 11 disasters.

Writers: Eli Attie, Bill Clark, Chris Connelly, Terry Edmonds, Tom Fontana, Marshall Herskovitz, David Leaf, Ann F. Lewis, Peggy Noonan, Eugene Pack, Philip Rosenthal, Robert Shrum, David Wild, Edward Zwick | Directors: Joel Gallen, Beth McCarthy-Miller | Stars: Muhammad Ali, Halle Berry, Jon Bon Jovi, Bono

Votes: 802

39. Mighty Ducks (1996–1997)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

6.3
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A team of humanoid duck ice hockey team/freedom fighters fight evil between games.

Stars: Jeff Bennett, Steve Mackall, Jennifer Hale, Brad Garrett

Votes: 656

40. A Perfect Couple (1979)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.0
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A repressed, middle-aged divorced U.S. Greek meets a young singer through a dating service and becomes smitten.

Writers: Robert Altman, Allan F. Nicholls | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Paul Dooley, Marta Heflin, Titos Vandis, Belita Moreno

Votes: 617

41. The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (1999–2004)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

5.2
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Craig Kilborn interviews Celebrity guests, with sketch-comedy thrown in.

Stars: Craig Kilborn, Kip Madsen, Jay Phillips, Ram Ord

Votes: 597

42. Remember My Name (1978)

R | 94 min | Thriller, Drama

6.5
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Just released from prison, a young woman arrives in town to "start a new life", but soon begins stalking a married construction worker for no apparent reason, turning his life inside out and eventually terrorizing him and his wife.

Writer: Alan Rudolph | Director: Alan Rudolph | Stars: Geraldine Chaplin, Anthony Perkins, Moses Gunn, Berry Berenson

Votes: 463

43. Bleacher Bums (2001 TV Movie)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

6.3
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A day in the life of a group of gambling buddies, as they sit in on their beloved baseball team game.

Writers: Mitch Paradise, Dennis Paoli, Roberta Custer, Richard Fire, Dennis Franz, Stuart Gordon, Joe Mantegna, Josephine Paoletti, Carolyn Purdy-Gordon, Michael Saad, Keith Szarabajka, Ian Patrick Williams | Director: Saul Rubinek | Stars: Sarain Boylan, Matt Craven, Brad Garrett, Jeff Geddis

Votes: 415

44. E/R (1984–1985)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Dr. Sheinfeld, freshly divorced, becomes a physician on call at the emergency room of a Chicago hospital, where he soon locks horns with the vivacious Dr. Eve Sheridan and attracts the ... See full summary »

Stars: Elliott Gould, Conchata Ferrell, Lynne Moody, Shuko Akune

Votes: 406

45. Mighty Ducks the Movie: The First Face-Off (1997 Video)

Unrated | 66 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

5.4
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This movie is a compilation of the first three episodes of the TV series.

Writers: Garfield Reeves-Stevens, Judith Reeves-Stevens, David Wise | Directors: Joe Barruso, Doug Murphy, Blair Peters, Baekyup Sung | Stars: James Belushi, Jeff Bennett, Clancy Brown, Townsend Coleman

Votes: 391

46. This Old Cub (2004)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Sport

8.3
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53 Metascore

Jeff Santo explores the life and career of his father, Chicago Cub great Ron Santo.

Writer: Jeff Santo | Director: Jeff Santo | Stars: Ron Santo, Dennis Farina, Dennis Franz, Pat Hughes

Votes: 347

47. America in Primetime (2011– )

Documentary

7.6
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This documentary series looks at the evolution of specific character types appearing on American primetime episodic television from post WWII to the early twenty-first century. These ... See full summary »

Stars: Diablo Cody, David Chase, Judd Apatow, Alan Yentob

Votes: 279

48. Kiss Shot (1989 TV Movie)

PG | 90 min | Drama

4.9
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A detached black mother looses her job and though the ability to pay back her credit. She recalls her billiard skills and begins to play for money. Will she be cool enough to be a pro in ... See full summary »

Writer: Carl Kleinschmitt | Director: Jerry London | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Dennis Franz, Tasha Scott, David Marciano

Votes: 274

49. The Tony Danza Show (2004–2006)

Talk-Show

3.5
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Hosted by one of America's most recognized and likeable television personalities, "The Tony Danza Show" is an entertaining one-hour talk show produced live daily from New York. Guests will ... See full summary »

Stars: Tony Danza, Dave Dettman, Rocco DiSpirito, Sandra Lee

Votes: 236

50. The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1999 TV Special)

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Writers: Scott Fifer, Jon Macks, Stephen Pouliot, Bruce Vilanch | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Jenna Elfman, David Hyde Pierce, Tim Allen, Kirstie Alley

Votes: 228