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1. The Killing (2011–2014)
Episode: Eden (2014)

TV-14 | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.2
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Linden and Holder's partnership spirals out of control as they are confronted with the shocking truth behind the Stansbury murders.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Gregg Henry, Tyler Ross

Votes: 1,127

2. Beah: A Black Woman Speaks (2003)

Documentary

9.0
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Director: LisaGay Hamilton | Stars: Beah Richards, Bill Cobbs, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee

Votes: 64

3. The Killing (2011–2014)
Episode: Reckoning (2013)

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

9.0
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Kallie's mother Danette Lutz is still looking for her and returns home to find Joe Mills waiting for her. He beats her and is long gone by the time the police arrive. The police do get a ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Elias Koteas, Hugh Dillon

Votes: 695

4. Oz (1997–2003)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.8
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A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants.

Stars: Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen, Dean Winters

Votes: 72,315

5. Talking Heads: Once in a Lifetime (Live) (1984 Video)

6 min | Short, Music

8.7
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David Byrne and the Talking Heads perform the song "Once in a Lifetime" before a live audience at the Pantages Theater theater in Hollywood.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Talking Heads

Votes: 17

6. A Gifted Man (2011–2012)
Episode: In Case of Heart Failure (2012)

TV-PG | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.7
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Michael learns that a patient at the clinic has a special connection to Anna. (Frances Fisher guest stars)

Director: David Platt | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Jennifer Ehle, Margo Martindale, Pablo Schreiber

Votes: 84

7. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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84 Metascore

A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kasi Lemmons

Votes: 974,277 | Gross: $130.73M

8. A Gifted Man (2011–2012)
Episode: In Case of Co-Dependants (2012)

TV-PG | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.6
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When a spoiled pop star comes to Holt Neuro experiencing unusual symptoms, and a young girl at the Clinica exhibits similar symptoms on the same day, it forces both teams of doctors to try ... See full summary »

Director: Eriq La Salle | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Jennifer Ehle, Margo Martindale, Pablo Schreiber

Votes: 60

9. Stop Making Sense (1984)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Music

8.5
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89 Metascore

An innovative concert movie for the rock group The Talking Heads.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: David Byrne, Bernie Worrell, Alex Weir, Steven Scales

Votes: 9,036 | Gross: $0.15M

10. The Complex Sessions (1994)

30 min | Short, Music

8.5
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Jonathan Demme documentary of Neil Young and Crazy Horse performing 4 songs from the album "Sleeps With Angels."

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Ralph Molina, Frank 'Pancho' Sampedro, Billy Talbot, Neil Young

Votes: 74

11. I Thought I Told You to Shut Up!! (2015)

13 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

8.5
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In 1977, David Boswell created the comic book anti-hero Reid Fleming, the World's Toughest Milkman. More than 30 years later, the big screen Hollywood adaptation remains in contractual limbo. Narrated by Jonathan Demme.

Director: Charlie Tyrell | Stars: David Boswell, Jonathan Demme, Matt Groening, Kevin Pollak

Votes: 43

12. Oz (1997–2003)
Episode: Gray Matter (2000)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.5
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As Querns implements his new course of action, the dynamics of Em City start to change, causing friction with Officer Murphy. Beecher falls deeper into depression as he wonders about the fate of his children.

Director: Brian Cox | Stars: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ernie Hudson, Terry Kinney, Rita Moreno

Votes: 524

13. Alive from Off Center (1984–1991)

8.4
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An avant-garde omnibus that features works by off-the-wall artists in many different disciplines.

Stars: Laurie Anderson, Eric Bogosian, Spalding Gray, Ann Magnuson

Votes: 38

14. A Gifted Man (2011–2012)
Episode: In Case of Missed Communication (2011)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.3
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Dr. Barnes and Dr. Sykora save a man on a bus who turns out to have a DNR order. Meanwhile, Rita's son has a motorcycle accident that reveals an existing medical condition.

Director: Donna Deitch | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Jennifer Ehle, Margo Martindale, Pablo Schreiber

Votes: 59

15. The Killing (2011–2014)

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

8.2
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A police investigation, the saga of a grieving family, and a Seattle mayoral campaign all interlock after the body of 17-year-old Rosie Larsen is found in the trunk of a submerged car.

Stars: Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Billy Campbell, Liam James

Votes: 75,588

16. Columbo (1971–2003)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Los Angeles homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo uses his humble ways and ingenuous demeanor to winkle out even the most well-concealed of crimes.

Stars: Peter Falk, Mike Lally, John Finnegan, Bruce Kirby

Votes: 20,884

17. P.O.V. (1988– )

Documentary

8.2
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POV, a cinema term for "point of view," is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. Since 1988, POV has presented more than 300 of the best, boldest and most... See full summary »

Stars: Angela Davis, Deann Borshay, Peter Dinklage, Bonita Dearmond

Votes: 106

18. At the Movies (2004– )

30 min | Talk-Show

8.2
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Following the 18-year success of their reviews on The Movie Show (1986), renowned Australian critics and film supporters David Stratton and Margaret Pomeranz take to a new show, where each ... See full summary »

Stars: David Stratton, Margaret Pomeranz, Judith Lucy, Jason di Rosso

Votes: 172

19. Trying Times (1987–1989)
Episode: A Family Tree (1987)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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A man takes his well-meaning but extremely klutzy fiancee to meet his family. They arrive announced just in time for family dinner and she inadvertently ends up wrecking havoc, which helps his family face their pent-up issues.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, John Stockwell, Hope Lange, David Byrne

Votes: 10

20. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 35,264

21. Inside Story: The Silence of the Lambs (2010 TV Movie)

91 min | Documentary

8.1
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With interviews from cast and crew, including stars Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, and director Jonathan Demme, you'll hear how a film with a young director trained in B-movies and cheesy ... See full summary »

Stars: Jonathan Demme, Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins

Votes: 66

22. Justin Timberlake + the Tennessee Kids (2016)

90 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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81 Metascore

The final performance of Justin Timberlake and the Tennessee Kids' 20/20 Experience World Tour, filmed in 2015 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Star: Justin Timberlake

Votes: 1,093

23. Blood Brothers: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band (2000 Video)

90 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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Director: Ernie Fritz | Stars: Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan, Barbara Carr, Bob Clearmountain

Votes: 190

24. Joe Bob's Drive-In Theater (1987– )

Unrated | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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Host Joe Bob Briggs hosts B-grade flicks on the movie channel, giving background information about each one.

Stars: John Bloom, Andy Sidaris, Lisa Pescia, Roberta Vasquez

Votes: 248

25. Hitchcock: Shadow of a Genius (1999 TV Movie)

101 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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This documentary is a fascinating look at the cinematic genius of Alfred Hitchcock. Briefly covering much of his early British works, the film primarily focuses on his American classics, ... See full summary »

Director: Ted Haimes | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Jonathan Demme, Alfred Hitchcock, Joseph Stefano

Votes: 488

26. Brothers of the Black List (2014)

74 min | Documentary, History, News

7.9
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Brothers of the Black List tells the story behind the longest litigated civil rights case in American history. It all began in September 1992, when an elderly woman in Oneonta, New York ... See full summary »

Director: Sean Gallagher

Votes: 7

27. Jonathan Demme & Jodie Foster: Making 'The Silence of the Lambs' (2005 Video)

27 min | Documentary, Short

7.9
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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Jonathan Demme, Jodie Foster

Votes: 18

28. A Gifted Man (2011–2012)
Episode: In Case of Blind Spots (2012)

TV-PG | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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Michael saves a man from drowning and learns his identity is a mystery.

Director: Peter Leto | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Jennifer Ehle, Margo Martindale, Pablo Schreiber

Votes: 58

29. 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: 147

30. 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: 701

31. Disturbing the Peace (2016)

87 min | Documentary

7.8
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81 Metascore

In a world torn by conflict -in a place where the idea of peace has been abandoned-an energy of determined optimism emerges. When someone is willing to disturb the status quo and stand for ... See full summary »

Directors: Stephen Apkon, Andrew Young

Votes: 101 | Gross: $0.02M

32. Swimming to Cambodia (1987)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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68 Metascore

Spalding Gray discusses his participation in the film The Killing Fields (1984) and the background story about the troubles of Cambodia.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Spalding Gray, Sam Waterston, Ira Wheeler

Votes: 1,747 | Gross: $1.09M

33. Neil Young: Heart of Gold (2006)

PG | 103 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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85 Metascore

A film shot over during a two-night performance by Neil Young at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Neil Young, Emmylou Harris, Pegi Young, Ben Keith

Votes: 2,612 | Gross: $1.83M

34. The Center (2015)

72 min | Drama

7.8
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An intense, boldly cinematic new vision which focuses on a cult-like group and the vulnerable young man who becomes involved in their agenda.

Director: Charlie Griak | Stars: Matt Cici, Judd Einan, Amanda Day, Ramon Pabon

Votes: 38

35. New Order: The Perfect Kiss (1985 Video)

11 min | Short

7.8
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More than just a video clip, this is an experience to be seen and felt. This epic music video directed by the great Jonathan Demme consists of massive close-ups of New Order band members ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Gillian Gilbert, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris, New Order

Votes: 12

36. This Time Tomorrow (I) (2012)

82 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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On December 20, 2012, the eve of what may be the end of the world, Stacey decides he wants to see his ex-girlfriend, Parker. Though not entirely convinced of impending doom, Stacey ... See full summary »

Director: Shane Bissett | Stars: Dave Coleman, Jade Elysan, Chris Galanti, Timothy J. McDermott

Votes: 19

37. Deep Time (2015)

89 min | Documentary, History, News

7.8
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Deep Time portrays the landowners, state officials, and oil workers at the center of the most prolific oil boom on the planet for the past six years.

Director: Noah Hutton

Votes: 8

38. Sodankylä ikuisesti (2010– )
Episode: Elokuvan vuosisata (2010)

90 min | Documentary

7.8
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Director: Peter von Bagh | Stars: Peter von Bagh, Milos Forman, Marlen Khutsiev, Robert Parrish

Votes: 19

39. A Gifted Man (2011–2012)
Episode: In Case of All Hell Breaking Loose (2011)

TV-PG | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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Michael works double duty trying to save a pregnant personal friend he recently diagnosed with a brain tumor and a little boy with sickle cell disease.

Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Jennifer Ehle, Margo Martindale, Pablo Schreiber

Votes: 73

40. The New Yorker Presents (2015– )
Episode: Pilot (2016)

M | 34 min | Documentary

7.8
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Filmmaker Alex Gibney (Going Clear) tells how the FBI could have prevented the 9/11 attacks - if it weren't for the CIA. Le Cafe de Balzac: Paul Giamatti plays 19th-century French author ... See full summary »

Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Jonathan Demme, Ryan Miller, Robert Pulcini | Stars: Rachel Aviv, Roz Chast, Paul Giamatti, Alex Gibney

Votes: 26

41. American Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: Who Am I This Time? (1982)

TV-PG | 53 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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From a short story by Kurt Vonnegut. Christopher Walken is a shy hardware store employee. But whenever he takes a part in a local amateur theater production, he becomes the part completely-... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Christopher Walken, Robert Ridgely, Dorothy Patterson

Votes: 644

42. 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: 189,433 | Gross: $77.32M

43. Adaptation. (2002)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt 'The Orchid Thief' by Susan Orlean for the screen.

Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Tilda Swinton

Votes: 151,746 | Gross: $22.25M

44. Film '72 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.7
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The BBC's flagship cinema review television programme featuring reviews of new releases, news items and interviews. The title of the programme changes each year to incorporate the year of broadcast.

Stars: Barry Norman, Danny Leigh, Claudia Winkleman, Jonathan Ross

Votes: 385

45. Red Hot and Blue (1990 TV Movie)

88 min | Music

7.7
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Contemporary pop performers reinterpreting several songs of Cole Porter, in music videos directed by established directors.

Directors: Percy Adlon, David Byrne, Alex Cox, Jonathan Demme, Philippe Gautier, Jim Jarmusch, Neil Jordan, Edward Lachman, Adelle Lutz, John Maybury, Steve McLean, Sandy McLeod, Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Zak Ove, Mark Pellington, Roger Pomphrey, Matthew Rolston, John Scarlett-Davies, Wim Wenders | Stars: Afrika Bambaataa, Bono, David Byrne, Neneh Cherry

Votes: 144

46. Trying Times (1987–1989)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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A half-hour sitcom anthology on PBS, about people who are struggling with the daily routines of life.

Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Candice Bergen, Teri Garr, Spalding Gray

Votes: 43

47. Burning Down the House: The Story of CBGB (2009)

Documentary

7.7
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An East Village performance space fought against the Bowery homeless shelter who threatened to shut them down. Some of the most iconic figures in music have performed here.

Director: Mandy Stein | Stars: Dicky Barrett, Michael Bloomberg, Clem Burke, David Byrne

Votes: 39

48. Artists United Against Apartheid: Sun City (1985 Video)

8 min | Short, Music

7.7
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Directors: Lol Creme, Jonathan Demme, Kevin Godley | Stars: Via Afrika, Tina B., Afrika Bambaataa, Ray Barretto

Votes: 9

49. Enlightened (2011–2013)
Episode: Sandy (2011)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Sorting out friendship and expectations. Amy is over the moon: her friend Sandy, whom she met in rehab, is coming to town for a few days to teach a yoga seminar. Amy picks Sandy up at the ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Laura Dern, Luke Wilson, Diane Ladd, Sarah Burns

Votes: 124

50. CBS News Sunday Morning (1979– )

90 min | News

7.6
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The news show that does personal interest pieces, and has done since 1979. Anything from interviews with actors, political figures, athletes, musicians, costume designers, fashion designers... See full summary »

Stars: Charles Osgood, Jane Pauley, Conor Knighton, Mo Rocca

Votes: 396