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1. Tears of the Sun (2003)

R | 121 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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48 Metascore

A Special-Ops commander leads his team into the Nigerian jungle in order to rescue a doctor who will only join them if they agree to save 70 refugees too.

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Bruce Willis, Cole Hauser, Monica Bellucci, Eamonn Walker

Votes: 100,439 | Gross: $43.73M

2. The Color Purple (1985)

PG-13 | 154 min | Drama

7.8
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78 Metascore

A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery

Votes: 66,541 | Gross: $98.47M

3. ER (1994–2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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The lives, loves and losses of the doctors and nurses of Chicago's County General Hospital.

Stars: Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Julianna Margulies, Eriq La Salle

Votes: 42,828

4. New Jack City (1991)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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61 Metascore

A crime lord ascends to power and becomes megalomaniacal while a maverick police detective vows to stop him.

Director: Mario Van Peebles | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen Payne, Chris Rock

Votes: 26,318 | Gross: $47.62M

5. Knight Rider (1982–1986)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A lone crimefighter battles the forces of evil with the help of a virtually indestructible and artificially intelligent supercar.

Stars: David Hasselhoff, Edward Mulhare, Richard Basehart, Patricia McPherson

Votes: 24,148

6. Mad City (1997)

PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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45 Metascore

A disgruntled security guard holds a school trip group hostage, while a news reporter forms a bond with him.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: John Travolta, Dustin Hoffman, Alan Alda, Mia Kirshner

Votes: 17,443 | Gross: $10.56M

7. Crossroads (1986)

R | 99 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

7.1
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Ralph Macchio is Lightning Boy. A kid who can make a slide guitar sing. Blind Dog is an old pro who knows it. Together, they're headed to a place where deals are made. And legends are born.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Ralph Macchio, Joe Seneca, Jami Gertz, Joe Morton

Votes: 11,611 | Gross: $5.84M

8. The Seventh Sign (1988)

R | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.9
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Abby Quinn is eagerly awaiting childbirth but is haunted by dreams where she suffers a miscarriage. When she decides to rent a room to a mysterious stranger, she realizes a chain of events that will unleash the end of humanity.

Director: Carl Schultz | Stars: Demi Moore, Michael Biehn, Jürgen Prochnow, Peter Friedman

Votes: 11,204 | Gross: $18.88M

9. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

7.8
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A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist.

Stars: Robin Ward, Charles Aidman, Richard Mulligan, William Atherton

Votes: 7,271

10. Rosewood (1997)

R | 140 min | Action, Drama, History

7.2
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71 Metascore

A dramatization of a 1923 horrific racist lynch mob attack on an African American community.

Director: John Singleton | Stars: Jon Voight, Ving Rhames, Don Cheadle, Bruce McGill

Votes: 6,573 | Gross: $13.10M

11. Beloved (1998)

R | 172 min | Drama, History, Horror

5.9
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57 Metascore

Based on the book by Toni Morrison, in which a slave is visited by the spirit of her deceased daughter.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover, Yada Beener, Emil Pinnock

Votes: 6,415 | Gross: $22.85M

12. The Fall Guy (1981–1986)

60 min | Action, Adventure

7.1
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The adventures of a film stunt performer who moonlights as a bounty hunter when movie work is slow.

Stars: Lee Majors, Douglas Barr, Heather Thomas, Markie Post

Votes: 4,740

13. The Oprah Winfrey Show (1984–2011)

TV-PG | 60 min | Talk-Show

5.2
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Chicago-based daytime talk-show host Oprah Winfrey invites a guest panel to discuss a topic, in front of a studio audience. The topics are often controversial or sensational.

Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Nate Berkus, Gayle King, Chris Rock

Votes: 4,147

14. Simon & Simon (1981–1989)

60 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

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

Stars: Jameson Parker, Gerald McRaney, Mary Carver, Tim Reid

Votes: 3,372

15. Highway to Heaven (1984–1989)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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A probationary angel sent back to earth teams with an ex-cop to help people.

Stars: Michael Landon, Victor French, James Troesh, Margie Impert

Votes: 3,331

16. St. Elsewhere (1982–1988)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

7.9
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The lives and work of the staff of St. Eligius Hospital, an old and disrespected Boston teaching hospital.

Stars: Ed Begley Jr., William Daniels, Howie Mandel, David Morse

Votes: 2,752

17. The Final Terror (1983)

R | 82 min | Horror

5.1
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A group of rangers go camping on unfamiliar forest grounds. All is well until the group members start getting picked off by a cunning, tactical, malevolent, killer in the woods.

Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: John Friedrich, Adrian Zmed, Ernest Harden Jr., Lewis Smith

Votes: 1,762

18. Ashanti (1979)

R | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.4
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Dr. Anansa Linderby is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the bad guys, but that will be not an easy task.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Michael Caine, Peter Ustinov, Kabir Bedi, Beverly Johnson

Votes: 1,399

19. Dead Man's Walk (1996)

PG-13 | 272 min | Western

7.3
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In this prequel to "Lonesome Dove", two young men join the Texas Rangers unit that's on a mission to annex Santa Fe.

Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Keith Carradine, Patricia Childress, Edward James Olmos

Votes: 1,243

20. The George McKenna Story (1986 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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He risked it all to make the grade.

Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: Denzel Washington, Lynn Whitfield, Debra Artis, Edna Auguillard

Votes: 498

21. Native Son (1986)

PG | 111 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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In 1940s Chicago, a young black man takes a job as a chauffeur to a white family, which takes a turn for the worse when he accidentally kills the teenage daughter of the couple and then tries to cover it up.

Director: Jerrold Freedman | Stars: Victor Love, Matt Dillon, Elizabeth McGovern, Geraldine Page

Votes: 455 | Gross: $1.30M

22. A.D. (1985– )

600 min | Drama, History

7.4
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Set just after the death of Jesus Christ, this mini-series chronicles the life & adventures of Jesus's disciples, and events in Rome during the reigns of the Emperors Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero.

Stars: Anthony Andrews, Colleen Dewhurst, Ava Gardner, David Hedison

Votes: 342

23. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: The Storm: Part 2 (1999)

TV-14 | 46 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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When a school bus becomes involved in an accident, Mark assists paramedics with treating injured children; Weaver make a discovery regarding a colleague.

Director: Christopher Chulack | Stars: Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Noah Wyle, Julianna Margulies

Votes: 290

24. Low Blow (1986)

R | 90 min | Action

3.5
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Leo Fong plays a private investigator who is in search of a young girl kidnapped by a religious cult. Destined to save her, he teams up with a Vietnam vet, a pro-boxing champ and a former cop to save her...

Director: Frank Harris | Stars: Leo Fong, Cameron Mitchell, Troy Donahue, Diane Stevenett

Votes: 267 | Gross: $0.06M

25. Key West (1993– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Short-lived FOX television comedy set in Key West, Florida. Seamus O'Neill is a Hemingway wannabe who strikes it rich and uses his newfound wealth to move to Key West in search of ... See full summary »

Stars: Fisher Stevens, Denise Crosby, Lara Piper, Brian Thompson

Votes: 247

26. Badge of the Assassin (1985 TV Movie)

R | 120 min | Drama

6.1
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Three black revolutionaries gun down two New York City police officers. The subsequent investigation puts a white assistant DA and a black police detective on the trail of the killers that ... See full summary »

Director: Mel Damski | Stars: James Woods, Yaphet Kotto, Alex Rocco, David Harris

Votes: 240

27. CBS Schoolbreak Special (1984–1996)

Drama, Family, Romance

7.2
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CBS late-afternoon specials designed for middle school and high school students, dramatizing issues affecting teenagers.

Stars: Monica Calhoun, Tammy Lauren, Nick Angotti, Beau Dremann

Votes: 163

28. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)
Episode: The After Hours/Lost and Found/The World Next Door (1986)

TV-PG | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

6.6
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The After Hours: Marsha Cole detects shadowy figures and mysterious voices around her during a trip to a local shopping mall. Lost and Found: College student Jennifer Templeton finds out why her possessions have been vanishing. The World Next Door: Would-be inventor Barney Schlessinger is bored with his life until he meets another inventor in a parallel world.

Directors: Paul Lynch, Bruce Malmuth, Gus Trikonis | Stars: Terry Farrell, Ned Bellamy, Ann Wedgeworth, Chip Heller

Votes: 159

29. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Choosing Joi (1999)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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Ross helps the mother of a dying boy; Benton attends a parent/child signing class. Corday doesn't give her account in the case against Dr. Romano. Romano blackmails Corday into dropping her... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Chulack | Stars: Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Noah Wyle, Julianna Margulies

Votes: 151

30. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Sticks and Stones (1999)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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Carter deals with tenant drama at an apartment tower during a ride-along that later has deadly consequences, Lucy has to hide a cancer diagnosis from an ill woman at the behest of the ... See full summary »

Director: Félix Enríquez Alcalá | Stars: Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle, Julianna Margulies, Gloria Reuben

Votes: 150

31. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Point of Origin (1999)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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Greene uses a past trauma to help Mobalage save himself from deportation. Carter applies for chief resident and spends the day in charge of the ER, where he misunderstands a case involving ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Misiano | Stars: Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle, Julianna Margulies, Gloria Reuben

Votes: 147

32. Brother Future (1991 TV Movie)

103 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.1
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A young street rapper is transported back in time to the pre-Civil War South, where he finds himself in the middle of a slave revolt.

Director: Roy Campanella II | Stars: Phill Lewis, Carl Lumbly, Michael Burgess, Akosua Busia

Votes: 137

33. Knight Rider (1982–1986)
Episode: Blind Spot (1983)

TV-PG | 49 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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The Foundation is tipped to investigate the exploitation of illegal aliens at a scrapyard. When a man suspected to be the informant gets shot, the only witness turns out to be a blind woman called Julie Robinson.

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: David Hasselhoff, Edward Mulhare, Rebecca Holden, Elyssa Davalos

Votes: 113

34. Warp Speed (1981 TV Movie)

92 min | Sci-Fi

5.1
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A ship is found adrift in space with no trace of its crew, or any signs of life at all. A psychic is brought into to try to "join" her mind with the memories lingering in the spacecraft so ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Sandler | Stars: David Chandler, Camille Mitchell, Adam West, Joanne Nail

Votes: 89

35. Louisiana (1984 TV Movie)

186 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.0
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Virginia Tregan returns to her home in the U.S. Deep South from a sojourn in Paris only to discover that her family plantation and its holdings have been lost. She determines to recoup her ... See full summary »

Directors: Philippe de Broca, Jacques Demy, Etienne Périer | Stars: Margot Kidder, Ian Charleson, Andréa Ferréol, Lloyd Bochner

Votes: 81

36. Ill Gotten Gains (1997)

R | 101 min | Drama, History

5.0
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WEST AFRICA 1869 - Slave trade is illegal. There is a revolt on a slave ship - twenty four men fight for their lives. Out-gunned, the revolt fails but a second uprising is planned.

Director: Joel B. Marsden | Stars: Djimon Hounsou, Akosua Busia, De'aundre Bonds, Eartha Kitt

Votes: 63

37. Journey to Safety: Making 'Tears of the Sun' (2004 Video)

15 min | Documentary, Short

5.3
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This made-for-DVD documentary details the work that went into the production of Tears of the Sun, the Bruce Willis/Monica Belluci movie about a Navy Seal who must decide between his orders ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Bruce Willis, Antoine Fuqua, Johnny Messner, Sammi Rotibi

Votes: 62

38. Cultivating a Classic: The Making of 'The Color Purple' (2003 Video)

24 min | Documentary, Short

5.6
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This made-for-video documentary treats film fans to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of The Color Purple, Steven Spielberg's oscar-nominated adaptation of Alice Walker's novel about ... See full summary »

Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Kathleen Kennedy, Steven Spielberg, Frank Marshall, J. Michael Riva

Votes: 62

39. A Collaboration of Spirits: Casting and Acting 'The Color Purple' (2003 Video)

29 min | Documentary, Short

5.1
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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Steven Spielberg, Reuben Cannon, Whoopi Goldberg, Alice Walker

Votes: 50

40. Ascension Day (2007)

Drama, History

8.2
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A drama focused on Nat Turner and the 1831 slave rebellion in Virginia.

Director: Akosua Busia | Stars: John Amos, Michael Bear, Paul Benjamin, Michael Bretten

Votes: 49

41. CBS Schoolbreak Special (1984–1996)
Episode: Babies Having Babies (1986)

56 min | Drama, Family, Romance

6.7
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Five pregnant teenage girls meet up at a group counseling session and begin to discuss their situation and feelings amongst each other.

Director: Martin Sheen | Stars: Akosua Busia, Renée Estevez, Lori Loughlin, Claudia Wells

Votes: 33

42. Saxo (1988)

116 min | Drama, Music

5.0
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Director: Ariel Zeitoun | Stars: Gérard Lanvin, Akosua Busia, Richard Brooks, Laure Killing

Votes: 23

43. Highway to Heaven (1984–1989)
Episode: A Song of Songs (1987)

Not Rated | 49 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.7
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Gabe, a jazz musician, is reunited with his old flame. He finds out that after all these years, the woman he once loved has changed.

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Michael Landon, Victor French, Akosua Busia, Rosalind Cash

Votes: 23

44. Dead Man's Walk (1996)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1996)

PG-13 | 90 min | Western

7.4
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After surrendering to the Mexican army, the expedition's captors march them across 500 miles of desert to New Mexico.

Director: Yves Simoneau | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Keith Carradine, Patricia Childress, Joaquim de Almeida

Votes: 23

45. Simon & Simon (1981–1989)
Episode: Slither (1985)

Action, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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A.J. goes under cover at a high school to help keep an eye on the daughter of an old family friend. Drugs are involved and things get weird when A.J. is slipped a drug in order to free the girl from his custody.

Director: Gerald McRaney | Stars: Jameson Parker, Gerald McRaney, Mary Carver, Tim Reid

Votes: 23

46. The Fall Guy (1981–1986)
Episode: To the Finish (1983)

60 min | Action, Adventure

7.5
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Director: Daniel Haller | Stars: Lee Majors, Douglas Barr, Heather Thomas, Markie Post

Votes: 21

47. A Special Friendship (1987 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

6.5
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Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Tom Aldredge, Richard Brooks, LaShaunna Brown, LeVar Burton

Votes: 20

48. Late Starter (1985– )

50 min

7.8
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When his wife walks out leaving him penniless, a retired university professor finds himself having to start again and having to live in a run down bedsit in North London.

Stars: Peter Barkworth, Akosua Busia, Rowena Cooper, Simon Cowell-Parker

Votes: 9

49. St. Elsewhere (1982–1988)
Episode: Black's Magic (1986)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

8.9
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Turner returns from Mississippi; Chandler is nervous about the status of his relationship with Turner; Auschlander ends up being in the wrong place at the wrong time when he ventures to a ... See full summary »

Director: Bethany Rooney | Stars: Ed Flanders, William Daniels, Norman Lloyd, Bonnie Bartlett

Votes: 8

50. A.D. (1985– )
Episode: Part 5 (1985)

180 min | Drama, History

8.6
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Director: Stuart Cooper | Stars: Anthony Andrews, Colleen Dewhurst, Ava Gardner, David Hedison

Votes: 5