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1. Better Living in USA (2007– )

Reality-TV

8.7
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Host Jessie Liu introduces the audience to families making over their homes.

Stars: Jessie M. Liu, Karen Han, Henry Lee, Margaret Lee

Votes: 12

2. American Experience (1988– )

Not Rated | 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: 1,092

3. A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017– )
Episode: The Bad Beginning: Part Two (2017)

TV-PG | 64 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.1
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The Baudelaire orphans try and escape the grasp of the evil Count Olaf.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton, Malina Weissman, Louis Hynes

Votes: 1,434

4. Chasing the Sun (2001– )

224 min | Documentary

8.0
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The history and romance of 20th-century commercial passenger aviation.

Stars: Ken Howard, Rene Auberjonois, Neil Ross, Dan Woren

Votes: 8

5. The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994–1998)
Episode: Alex and Mom (1995)

TV-Y | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.0
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In anger Alex ruins Mom's presentation to Danielle and jeopardizes her job. She then tries to make it up to her mom.

Director: Paul Hoen | Stars: Larisa Oleynik, Darris Love, Meredith Bishop, Michael Blakley

Votes: 11

6. The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994–1998)
Episode: The Feud (1994)

TV-Y | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.0
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Alex and Ray have a falling out and Alex is afraid Ray will disclose her secret to the plant.

Director: Christopher T. Welch | Stars: Larisa Oleynik, Darris Love, Meredith Bishop, Michael Blakley

Votes: 11

7. A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017– )

TV-PG | 50 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.9
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After the loss of their parents in a mysterious fire, the three Baudelaire children face trials and tribulations attempting to uncover dark family secrets.

Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton, Malina Weissman, Louis Hynes

Votes: 28,456

8. The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994–1998)
Episode: False Alarms (1994)

TV-Y | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.9
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Alex, Raymond, and Nicole are facing their first junior high school mid term in history class.

Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: Larisa Oleynik, Darris Love, Meredith Bishop, Michael Blakley

Votes: 13

9. The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994–1998)
Episode: The Videotape (1994)

TV-Y | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.9
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At career day at the plant, Alex is taped using her powers and she Ray and Annie have to sneak back and get the tape.

Stars: Larisa Oleynik, Darris Love, Meredith Bishop, Michael Blakley

Votes: 15

10. Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (1996 TV Movie)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.8
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A dramatization of the life of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (Don Cheadle), with a lot of factual based occurrences. A reformed junkie returns from prison to clean up his act and devote the ... See full summary »

Director: Eriq La Salle | Stars: Don Cheadle, James Earl Jones, Michael Beach, Ronny Cox

Votes: 2,540

11. The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994–1998)
Episode: Science Fair (1994)

TV-Y | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.8
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The whole Mack family is looking forward to spending Saturday at the science fair rooting Annie on, except Alex.

Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: Larisa Oleynik, Darris Love, Meredith Bishop, Michael Blakley

Votes: 13

12. The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994–1998)
Episode: Shock Value (1994)

TV-Y | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.8
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Alex asks her sister for help with a class science project, but ends up using her power to impress the teacher.

Director: Peter Lauer | Stars: Larisa Oleynik, Darris Love, Meredith Bishop, Dorian Lopinto

Votes: 16

13. A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017– )
Episode: The Bad Beginning: Part One (2017)

TV-PG | 49 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.8
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After their parents perish in a fire that destroys their entire home, the Baudelaire orphans are sent to live with Count Olaf, who claims to be their distant relative and a renowned actor.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton, Malina Weissman, Louis Hynes

Votes: 1,885

14. The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994–1998)
Episode: The Solo (1995)

TV-Y | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.8
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Lex uses her powers to save Ray after he freezes at a school music recital.

Director: Leslie Hill | Stars: Larisa Oleynik, Darris Love, Meredith Bishop, Michael Blakley

Votes: 9

15. The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994–1998)

TV-Y | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.7
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She's Alex Mack. One minute she's walking home...the next there's a crash and she's drenched in some weird chemical! Then she gets powers...

Stars: Larisa Oleynik, Meredith Bishop, Darris Love, Michael Blakley

Votes: 3,649

16. Detroit (2017)

R | 143 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.6
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78 Metascore

Fact-based drama set during the 1967 Detroit riots in which a group of rogue police officers respond to a complaint with retribution rather than justice on their minds.

Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: John Boyega, Anthony Mackie, Algee Smith, Jacob Latimore

Votes: 8,825 | Gross: $15.53M

17. Fury (2014)

R | 134 min | Action, Drama, War

7.6
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64 Metascore

A grizzled tank commander makes tough decisions as he and his crew fight their way across Germany in April, 1945.

Director: David Ayer | Stars: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Peña

Votes: 342,388 | Gross: $85.82M

18. The Hurt Locker (2008)

R | 131 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.6
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94 Metascore

During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.

Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Guy Pearce

Votes: 360,019 | Gross: $17.02M

19. Parched (2015)

116 min | Drama

7.6
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67 Metascore

In the arid landscape of Rajashthan, four women navigate their way through personal and cultural difficulties.

Director: Leena Yadav | Stars: Tannishtha Chatterjee, Radhika Apte, Lehar Khan, Surveen Chawla

Votes: 3,044

20. Rat (1998)

56 min | Documentary

7.5
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Director: Mark Lewis

Votes: 45

21. The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994–1998)
Episode: Cold Day in Paradise Valley (1995)

TV-Y | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.5
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A reporter from the planet newspaper comes to the Macks to do a story, and Alex's cold sends her powers going haywire.

Director: Christopher T. Welch | Stars: Larisa Oleynik, Darris Love, Meredith Bishop, Michael Blakley

Votes: 14

22. Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

R | 157 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.4
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95 Metascore

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L.s Team 6 in May 2011.

Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt, Mark Strong

Votes: 231,629 | Gross: $95.72M

23. The 85th Annual Academy Awards (2013 TV Special)

TV-14 | 215 min

7.4
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Seth MacFarlane hosts the Academy Awards.

Director: Don Mischer | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, William Shatner, Naomi Watts, Jennifer Lawrence

Votes: 2,875

24. The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994–1998)
Episode: The Accident (1994)

TV-Y | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.4
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After a miserable first day of middle school, Alex Mack winds up getting drenched with an experimental chemical, leaving her with unusual powers.

Director: Peter Lauer | Stars: Larisa Oleynik, Darris Love, Meredith Bishop, Michael Blakley

Votes: 42

25. Spider-Man 2 (2004)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure

7.3
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83 Metascore

Peter Parker is beset with troubles in his failing personal life as he battles a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Alfred Molina, James Franco

Votes: 452,335 | Gross: $373.59M

26. The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007 TV Special)

TV-14 | 232 min

7.3
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Films nominated for the annual awards include Babel (2006), The Departed (2006), Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), and The Queen (2006).

Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Joel Gallen, Errol Morris | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Ben Affleck, Samantha Aisling, June Allyson

Votes: 1,300

27. Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites (2003 TV Movie)

TV-G | 220 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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In 586 B.C., the Babylonians lead almost all that remains of the tribe of Judah - the Israelites - to exile in Babylon. Only a few generations earlier, the northern tribes of the Israelites... See full summary »

Directors: Carl Byker, Mitch Wilson | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Rene Auberjonois, Jake Borowski, Keith David

Votes: 67

28. The Natural History of the Chicken (2000)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.2
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Through interviews and reenactments, The Natural History of the Chicken investigates the role of the chicken in American life and tells several remarkable stories. A Maine farmer says she ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Lewis | Stars: Janet Bonney, Joseph Martinez, Joel Vavra, David Forrester

Votes: 366

29. Last Days (II) (2014)

3 min | Short, Crime

7.1
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The connection between terrorism and the poaching of elephants in Africa.

Director: Kathryn Bigelow

Votes: 113

30. Snide and Prejudice (1997)

119 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Dr Cohen works in a mental institution where all patients believe they're historical members of the German Nazi Party, including Hitler. They are allowed to live out their delusions, so "Hitler" tries to consolidate his power.

Director: Philippe Mora | Stars: Remy Auberjonois, Rene Auberjonois, Joseph Bottoms, Sam Bottoms

Votes: 77

31. Anonymous (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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50 Metascore

The theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford, who penned Shakespeare's plays. Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I and the Essex rebellion against her.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, David Thewlis, Sebastian Armesto

Votes: 36,124 | Gross: $4.46M

32. Drive (1997)

R | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.9
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A prototype enhanced human, on the run from Chinese-hired hit men, hooks up with a dread-locked bystander, and the two of them elude their pursuers narrowly each time.

Director: Steve Wang | Stars: Mark Dacascos, Kadeem Hardison, John Pyper-Ferguson, Brittany Murphy

Votes: 4,517

33. Men in Black 3 (2012)

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

6.8
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58 Metascore

Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.'s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Jemaine Clement

Votes: 283,336 | Gross: $179.02M

34. The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (2010 TV Special)

TV-14 | 217 min

6.8
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Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin host the Oscars.

Directors: Hamish Hamilton, Anne Fletcher, Richard A. Preuss, Pete Docter, Henry Selick | Stars: Kate Winslet, Charlize Theron, Keanu Reeves, Chris Pine

Votes: 1,592

35. Making the Amazing (2004 Video)

Not Rated | 127 min | Documentary

6.8
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A comprehensive 12-part documentary on the making of "Spider-Man 2," covering everything from pre-production to premiere. Available on Disc 2 of the "Spider-Man 2" Special Edition DVD.

Director: Charles de Lauzirika | Stars: James Acheson, Avi Arad, Lydia Bottegoni, Dan Bradley

Votes: 82

36. Border to Border (1998)

Comedy, Adventure

6.8
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Director: Thomas Whelan | Stars: Curtis Armstrong, Lisa Arturo, Wendy Baker, Ran Barker

Votes: 38

37. The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994–1998)
Episode: Road Trip (1995)

TV-Y | 24 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.8
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Alex and Dad have trouble connecting, they go on a day trip alone together and chaos ensues.

Stars: Larisa Oleynik, Darris Love, Meredith Bishop, Michael Blakley

Votes: 9

38. The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)

PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.7
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46 Metascore

A lawyer takes on a negligent homicide case involving a priest who performed an exorcism on a young girl.

Director: Scott Derrickson | Stars: Laura Linney, Tom Wilkinson, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Campbell Scott

Votes: 103,522 | Gross: $75.07M

39. Life (I) (1999)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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63 Metascore

The story of wrongfully convicted men (Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence) who discover the value of life after serving 65 years in prison.

Director: Ted Demme | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Martin Lawrence, Obba Babatundé, Nick Cassavetes

Votes: 36,368 | Gross: $63.84M

40. Penguins of Madagascar (2014)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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53 Metascore

Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it.

Directors: Eric Darnell, Simon J. Smith | Stars: Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Christopher Knights, Conrad Vernon

Votes: 66,420 | Gross: $83.35M

41. Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008)

R | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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57 Metascore

After being mistaken for terrorists and thrown into Guantánamo Bay, stoners Harold and Kumar escape and return to the U.S., where they proceed to flee across the country with federal agents in hot pursuit.

Directors: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg | Stars: John Cho, Kal Penn, Neil Patrick Harris, Rob Corddry

Votes: 119,272 | Gross: $38.09M

42. The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994–1998)
Episode: Hoop War (1994)

TV-Y | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.6
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Alex and Raymond are continually harassed by upperclassmen, Jessica and Ellen. A food fight ensues and Vice Principal Heller assigns Alex, Raymond, Jessica, and Ellen to clean up the cafeteria every afternoon.

Director: Christopher T. Welch | Stars: Larisa Oleynik, Darris Love, Meredith Bishop, Dorian Lopinto

Votes: 28

43. The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994–1998)
Episode: School Dance (1994)

TV-Y | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.6
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The big dance is just around the corner and Alex still hasn't been asked by the only person she cares to go with.

Director: Allison Liddi-Brown | Stars: Larisa Oleynik, Darris Love, Meredith Bishop, Michael Blakley

Votes: 24

44. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: The Duel (2000)

Not Rated | Documentary, Biography, History

6.5
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Director: Carl Byker | Stars: Rene Auberjonois, Guy Boyd, Keith de Brunner, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 15

45. The Boss Baby (2017)

PG | 97 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.4
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50 Metascore

A suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his 7-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.

Director: Tom McGrath | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow

Votes: 57,734 | Gross: $174.92M

46. White House Down (2013)

PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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52 Metascore

While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke

Votes: 177,210 | Gross: $73.10M

47. Down with Love (2003)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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52 Metascore

In 1962 New York City, love blossoms between a playboy journalist and a feminist advice author.

Director: Peyton Reed | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Renée Zellweger, David Hyde Pierce, Sarah Paulson

Votes: 35,019 | Gross: $20.30M

48. Retroactive (1997)

R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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A psychiatrist makes multiple trips through time to save a woman that was murdered by her brutal husband.

Director: Louis Morneau | Stars: Jim Belushi, Kylie Travis, Shannon Whirry, Frank Whaley

Votes: 4,763

49. Eight Days a Week (1997)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Peter loves his next door neighbour Erica and, on the advice of his grandfather, decides to camp out on her front lawn for the entire summer, or until she agrees to go out with him. His ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Davis | Stars: Joshua Schaefer, Keri Russell, R.D. Robb, Mark L. Taylor

Votes: 2,707 | Gross: $0.03M

50. Stranger Than Fiction (2000)

R | 90 min | Thriller, Comedy

6.3
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Lives spiral out of control when four friends cover up a murder.

Director: Eric Bross | Stars: Mackenzie Astin, Todd Field, Dina Meyer, Natasha Gregson Wagner

Votes: 1,139