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1. The Matrix (1999)

R | 136 min | Action, Sci-Fi

8.7
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73 Metascore

A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.

Directors: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving

Votes: 1,265,485 | Gross: $171.38M

2. The White Shadow (1978–1981)
Episode: On the Line (1979)

Drama, Sport

8.6
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Witherspoon writes for Carver's newspaper. While covering the basketball team he finds out Jackson is involved in a betting ring. Witherspoon must decide between exposing Jackson or repressing the truth.

Director: Mark Tinker | Stars: Ken Howard, Joan Pringle, Ed Bernard, Thomas Carter

Votes: 5

3. 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

4. An Early Frost (1985 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

8.3
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A young lawyer hasn't told his parents about his homosexuality. Now he must tell them--at a time when the diagnosis was still a death sentence--that he has AIDS.

Director: John Erman | Stars: Gena Rowlands, Ben Gazzara, Sylvia Sidney, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 1,532

5. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: Jungle Madness (1981)

TV-14 | 120 min | Drama

8.3
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Washington unearths evidence to clear vicious racist narcotics cop Charlie Weeks in a back alley shooting of a black youth while Furillo clashes with Chief Fletcher Daniels over the ... See full summary »

Director: Corey Allen | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Conrad, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz

Votes: 49

6. Gran Torino (2008)

R | 116 min | Drama

8.2
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72 Metascore

Disgruntled Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, a Hmong teenager who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession: a 1972 Gran Torino.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Bee Vang, Christopher Carley, Ahney Her

Votes: 581,131 | Gross: $148.09M

7. 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.

Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, James Sikking

Votes: 5,090

8. Booker (1989–1990)
Episode: Reunion (1990)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Booker is invited to his high school reunion by his old girlfriend, Donna Cofax, who tells him that she is marrying Jeff Ferris, the man who she left him for. Nevertheless, when Jeff goes missing, Booker and Donna team up to find him.

Director: Jan Eliasberg | Stars: Richard Grieco, Marcia Strassman, Lori Petty, Katie Rich

Votes: 11

9. Prisoners (2013)

R | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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74 Metascore

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Melissa Leo

Votes: 410,567 | Gross: $60.96M

10. The Princess Bride (1987)

PG | 98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

8.1
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77 Metascore

While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright, Chris Sarandon

Votes: 304,939 | Gross: $30.86M

11. Stand by Me (1986)

R | 89 min | Adventure, Drama

8.1
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After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

Votes: 282,837 | Gross: $52.29M

12. Days of Heaven (1978)

PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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93 Metascore

A hot-tempered farm laborer convinces the woman he loves to marry their rich but dying boss so that they can have a claim to his fortune.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard, Linda Manz

Votes: 39,151

13. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Music

8.0
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85 Metascore

Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DeBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Rob Reiner, Michael McKean, Christopher Guest, Kimberly Stringer

Votes: 107,768 | Gross: $4.67M

14. The White Shadow (1978–1981)

60 min | Drama, Sport

8.0
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A white former NBA professional retires from the pro game and gets a job as a basketball coach in a predominantly black inner-city high school.

Stars: Ken Howard, Kevin Hooks, Byron Stewart, Timothy Van Patten

Votes: 804

15. The White Shadow (1978–1981)
Episode: Artist (1980)

Drama, Sport

8.0
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Thorpe is forced to consider that his high school basketball dominance isn't likely to reach a large college and even less so to reach the NBA. The art teacher suggests his future may be in painting.

Director: LeRoy McDonald | Stars: Ken Howard, Joan Pringle, Ed Bernard, Thomas Carter

Votes: 5

16. The White Shadow (1978–1981)
Episode: Burnout (1981)

Drama, Sport

8.0
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Ken and the students are critical of a teacher who seems to be burnt out of his teaching job at Carver High.

Director: Mark Tinker | Stars: Ken Howard, Joan Pringle, Kevin Hooks, Byron Stewart

Votes: 5

17. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: Rites of Spring (1981)

TV-14 | 120 min | Drama

8.0
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An undercover narc with a history of racism is accused of shooting an unarmed black man. LaRue's drinking starts to affect his job performance. Hill goes out of his way to help a woman who ... See full summary »

Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Conrad, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz

Votes: 48

18. Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)

R | 141 min | Drama, History, War

7.9
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89 Metascore

The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Ryô Kase

Votes: 134,868 | Gross: $13.75M

19. Marco Polo (1982 TV Mini-Series)

504 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.9
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The life and experiences of the 13th-century explorer, who sought to connect the civilizations of China and Europe through trade.

Stars: Ken Marshall, Denholm Elliott, Tony Vogel, David Warner

Votes: 874

20. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: Can World War III Be an Attitude? (1981)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

7.9
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Hill Street finds the precinct under siege when the gangs react to the president canceling his walking tour. Hill and Renko arrest a car thief who has a knack for fixing things around the station. Frank asks Joyce to represent LaRue who is facing bribery charges.

Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Conrad, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz

Votes: 54

21. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: Gatorbait (1981)

TV-14 | 49 min | Drama

7.9
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Furillo considers leaving the station to run for commander. Renko and Hill investigate the murder of a 15-year old prostitute. LaRue and Washington decide to play a practical joke on Hunter.

Director: Georg Stanford Brown | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Conrad, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz

Votes: 53

22. The White Shadow (1978–1981)
Episode: Here's Mud in Your Eye (1978)

Drama, Sport

7.9
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Curtis Jackson, has an alcohol problem. Coach Reeves, hires a psychiatrist, to help Jackson put the bottle down, for good.

Director: Bruce Paltrow | Stars: Ken Howard, Joan Pringle, Thomas Carter, Kevin Hooks

Votes: 14

23. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: I Never Promised You a Rose, Marvin (1981)

TV-14 | 49 min | Drama

7.9
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Furillo continues to push the investigation of a well-respected city councilman even after it become apparent that it will cost him a promotion. LaRue's dream for a business gets destroyed.... See full summary »

Director: Robert C. Thompson | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Conrad, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz

Votes: 52

24. Airplane! (1980)

PG | 88 min | Comedy

7.8
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A man afraid to fly must ensure that a plane lands safely after the pilots become sick.

Directors: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker | Stars: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Votes: 165,542 | Gross: $83.40M

25. Changeling (2008)

R | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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63 Metascore

A grief-stricken mother takes on the LAPD to her own detriment when it stubbornly tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child, while also refusing to give up hope that she will find him one day.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Colm Feore, Amy Ryan, Gattlin Griffith

Votes: 203,521 | Gross: $35.71M

26. Marco Polo (1982–1983)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1982)

Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.8
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Director: Giuliano Montaldo | Stars: Ken Marshall, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud, John Houseman

Votes: 16

27. Argo (2012)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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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.

Director: Ben Affleck | Stars: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Alan Arkin

Votes: 468,170 | Gross: $136.02M

28. Rags to Riches (1987–1988)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.7
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A wealthy widowed businessman adopts five daughters to live with him at his mansion.

Stars: Joseph Bologna, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Blanca De Garr, Kimiko Gelman

Votes: 400

29. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: Choice Cut (1981)

TV-14 | 50 min | Drama

7.7
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Frank is forced to deal with a hostage situation at a grocery store. The precinct continues to investigate the shooting of Hill and Renko.

Director: Arnold Laven | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Conrad, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz

Votes: 59

30. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: Fecund Hand Rose (1981)

TV-14 | 49 min | Drama

7.7
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Furillo angrily agrees to use his men to protect corrupt cop turned informant Ralph Macafee from a possible assassination attempt. Esterhaus has second thoughts about his upcoming marriage ... See full summary »

Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Conrad, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz

Votes: 52

31. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: Life, Death, Eternity (1981)

TV-14 | 49 min | Drama

7.7
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Frank risks a promotion to commander by pursuing an investigation that links a city councilman from another district to the murder of a prostitute. Belker is harassed by a new anti-Semetic cop.

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Conrad, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz

Votes: 49

32. Rags to Riches (1987–1988)
Episode: Pilot (1987)

96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.7
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A wealthy businessman decides to soften his "cutthroat" image by adopting some children. He winds up adopting six girls and isn't prepared for the problems that come with them.

Director: Bruce Seth Green | Stars: Joseph Bologna, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Blanca De Garr, Kimiko Gelman

Votes: 271

33. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: Politics as Usual (1981)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

7.7
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Things heat up between the gangs on the hill as the president plans his walking tour.

Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Conrad, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz

Votes: 63

34. The White Shadow (1978–1981)
Episode: Reunion: Part 1 (1980)

Drama, Sport

7.7
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Coach returns home to spend some time with his father. While they maintain father to son love their relationship is strained. The tough and fearless Mr. Reeves is terminally ill and Ken knows its time to mend fences before its too late.

Director: Bruce Paltrow | Stars: Ken Howard, Joan Pringle, Kevin Hooks, Byron Stewart

Votes: 6

35. Sicario (2015)

R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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82 Metascore

An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro, Jon Bernthal

Votes: 227,264 | Gross: $46.88M

36. The Illusionist (2006)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.6
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68 Metascore

In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing.

Director: Neil Burger | Stars: Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti, Rufus Sewell

Votes: 303,722 | Gross: $39.83M

37. Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama

7.6
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A housewife who is unhappy with her life befriends an old lady in a nursing home and is enthralled by the tales she tells of people she used to know.

Director: Jon Avnet | Stars: Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 53,278 | Gross: $80.10M

38. Escape from Alcatraz (1979)

PG | 112 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Alcatraz is the most secure prison of its time. It is believed that no one can ever escape from it, until three daring men make a possible successful attempt at escaping from one of the most infamous prisons in the world.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts Blossom, Jack Thibeau

Votes: 90,129 | Gross: $36.50M

39. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)

R | 93 min | Comedy

7.6
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A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious slob of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion.

Director: John Hughes | Stars: Steve Martin, John Candy, Laila Robins, Michael McKean

Votes: 94,948 | Gross: $49.23M

40. Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980 TV Movie)

192 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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The real-life story of the Peoples Temple cult led by Reverend Jim Jones and the events involving its move to Guyana and its eventual mass suicide.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Powers Boothe, Ned Beatty, Irene Cara, Veronica Cartwright

Votes: 998

41. Marco Polo (1982–1983)
Episode: Episode #1.6 (1983)

Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.6
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Director: Giuliano Montaldo | Stars: Ken Marshall, Denholm Elliott, Tony Vogel, F. Murray Abraham

Votes: 5

42. The White Shadow (1978–1981)
Episode: If Your Number's Up, Get It Down (1980)

60 min | Drama, Sport

7.6
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Reeves is asked to use his former-NBA-player connections to raise funds for a mobile care unit to treat patients with high blood pressure. As punishment for wrecking the driver's ed car, he... See full summary »

Director: Mark Tinker | Stars: Ken Howard, Joan Pringle, Kevin Hooks, Byron Stewart

Votes: 8

43. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: Presidential Fever (1981)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

7.6
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The President of the United States wants to visit the Hill, and the station has to deal with how to make it happen.

Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Conrad, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz

Votes: 72

44. Sully (2016)

PG-13 | 96 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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74 Metascore

The story of Chesley Sullenberger, an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River in order to save the flight's passengers and crew.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney, Valerie Mahaffey

Votes: 101,050 | Gross: $125.03M

45. The Devil's Advocate (1997)

R | 144 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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60 Metascore

An exceptionally adept Florida lawyer is offered a job to work in New York City for a high-end law firm with a high-end boss - the biggest opportunity of his career to date.

Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron, Jeffrey Jones

Votes: 266,656 | Gross: $60.98M

46. A.D. (1985 TV Mini-Series)

600 min | Drama, History

7.5
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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: 327

47. Invictus (2009)

PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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74 Metascore

Nelson Mandela, in his first term as the South African President, initiates a unique venture to unite the apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Tony Kgoroge, Patrick Mofokeng

Votes: 127,962 | Gross: $37.48M

48. 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: 2,774

49. My Name Is Bill W. (1989 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.4
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This film reconstructs the true story of stockbroker William Griffith Wilson, a World War I veteran whose small drinking problem becomes a serious addiction after he loses his fortune in ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: James Woods, JoBeth Williams, James Garner, Gary Sinise

Votes: 836

50. The White Shadow (1978–1981)
Episode: A Few Good Men (1980)

Drama, Sport

7.4
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As graduation approaches, Hayward begins the process of applying for various scholarships with little success. In the meantime, Goldstein gets awarded a scholarship but for some reason ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Ken Howard, Joan Pringle, Ed Bernard, Thomas Carter

Votes: 9