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1. Heaven! (1993)

45 min | Action, Short

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Stolen mafia money and utter greed make two men fight for their lives in the hot and lonely California desert.

Director: Robert Schwentke | Stars: Al Alvarez, Mitch Brian, Luis Contreras, Hannes Jaenicke

2. Illicit Behavior (1992)

R | 101 min | Action, Thriller

5.3
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Melissa Yarnell is the wife of burned-out cop Mike Yarnell who takes out his frustrations out on her. When she stood her limit, she turns to Matt Walker and Bill Tanner, other cops for protection. Their advances border on Illicit Behavior.

Director: Worth Keeter | Stars: Robert Davi, Joan Severance, Jack Scalia, James Russo

Votes: 200

3. Getting Up and Going Home (1992 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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A middle-aged lawyer (Tom Skerritt) struggles to face his inner demons as he finds himself embroiled in affairs with three separate women.

Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: Tom Skerritt, Blythe Danner, Roma Downey, Bruce Kirby

Votes: 52

4. Drexell's Class (1991–1992)
Episode: The Resentments (1992)

Comedy

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Director: Matthew Diamond | Stars: Dabney Coleman, Dakin Matthews, Damian Cagnolatti, A.J. Langer

5. Another You (1991)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime

5.3
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George has been in a mental hospital for 3 years and is finally ready to go out into the real world again. Eddie Dash, a dedicated con-man, is supposed to keep him out of trouble, but when ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Phillips | Stars: Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Mercedes Ruehl, Stephen Lang

Votes: 2,717 | Gross: $2.87M

6. Drexell's Class (1991–1992)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Otis Drexell is a corporate raider who is known for getting the deal done. He is then caught red handed for dodging taxes, and given a suspended sentence so long as he works as a school ... See full summary »

Stars: Dabney Coleman, Dakin Matthews, Damian Cagnolatti, A.J. Langer

Votes: 118

7. Drexell's Class (1991–1992)
Episode: Silent Night, Holy Smokes (1991)

Comedy

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Director: Matthew Diamond | Stars: Dabney Coleman, Dakin Matthews, A.J. Langer, Brittany Murphy

8. RoboCop 2 (1990)

R | 117 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

5.7
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Cyborg law enforcer RoboCop protects the citizens of Detroit by taking on a powerful drug syndicate, while a renegade OCP executive tries to create a new, superior RoboCop using a crime lord as its subject.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Peter Weller, Belinda Bauer, John Glover, Mario Machado

Votes: 63,803 | Gross: $45.68M

9. Hull High (1990– )

60 min | Drama, Musical

8.0
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Teen soap musical about a group of students and teachers of Cordell Hull, a hip urban racially mixed high school. The Hull High Devils, a modern version of the Greek chorus, comment on characters' actions and issues through songs.

Stars: Will Lyman, Nancy Valen, Mark Ballou, Marshall Bell

Votes: 131

10. Dragnet (1989–1991)
Episode: Copy Cat (1990)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

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A homeless schizophrenic man confesses to a string of homosexual murders.

Director: Charles Bail | Stars: Jeff Osterhage, Charles Bail, Jack Kehler, Phil Rubenstein

11. Santa Barbara (1984–1993)
Episode: Episode #1.1491 (1990)

TV-PG | Drama, Romance

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Director: Peter Brinkerhoff | Stars: Roscoe Born, John Callahan, Carrington Garland, Peter Love

12. Hull High (1990– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1990)

Drama, Musical

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Director: Bryan Spicer | Stars: Will Lyman, Nancy Valen, George Martin, Harold Pruett

13. Tango & Cash (1989)

R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.3
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Two cops are framed and must clear their names.

Directors: Andrey Konchalovskiy, Albert Magnoli | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell, Teri Hatcher, Jack Palance

Votes: 75,950 | Gross: $63.41M

14. My Mom's a Werewolf (1989)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Horror

4.3
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The frustrated housewife Leslie visits an animal shop to purchase a flea-collar. Unknowing that the owner is a werewolf, she accepts his invitation to lunch and later in his apartment. ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Fischa | Stars: Susan Blakely, John Saxon, Tina Caspary, John Schuck

Votes: 627

15. Dragnet (1989–1991)

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.5
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Stars: Jeff Osterhage, Bernard White, Thalmus Rasulala, Don Stroud

Votes: 47

16. The Runnin' Kind (1989)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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An Ohio teen moves to L.A. to find fame as a rock musician and to find a drummer.

Director: Max Tash | Stars: David Packer, Steven Eckholdt, Larry Cox, Tom Shell

Votes: 68

17. Rodney Dangerfield: Opening Night at Rodney's Place (1989 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 87 min | Comedy

7.5
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Director: Gregory Sills | Stars: Rodney Dangerfield, Tim Allen, Bernadette Birkett, Vance Colvig

Votes: 83

18. L.A. Law (1986–1994)
Episode: Izzy Ackerman or Is He Not (1989)

Drama

6.8
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McKenzie helps a widow and her family try to retrieve the parts of her husband's body after it was accidentally donated to a lab for medical research. Roxanne, constantly on the edge ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Weisman | Stars: Harry Hamlin, Susan Dey, Corbin Bernsen, Jill Eikenberry

Votes: 5

19. Mama's Family (1983–1990)
Episode: Mama Takes a Dive (1989)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.5
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After Mama is turned down for a bank loan for a new furnace, she slips and falls on a roll of pennies left on the floor of the bank. Her injuries are minor, but the rest of the family ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Powers | Stars: Vicki Lawrence, Ken Berry, Dorothy Lyman, Beverly Archer

Votes: 20

20. Webster (1983–1989)
Episode: They Don't Shoot Horses, Do They? (1989)

Comedy, Family

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Director: Lee Bernhardi | Stars: Susan Clark, Alex Karras, Emmanuel Lewis, Charles Hutchins

21. Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (1988)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Horror

6.4
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When her great aunt dies, famous horror hostess Elvira heads for the uptight New England town Falwell to claim her inheritance of a haunted house, a witch's cookbook and a punk rock poodle.... See full summary »

Director: James Signorelli | Stars: Cassandra Peterson, Phil Rubenstein, Larry Flash Jenkins, Damita Jo Freeman

Votes: 9,099 | Gross: $5.60M

22. Frank Nitti: The Enforcer (1988 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 96 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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True story of Al Capone's notorious hitman.

Director: Michael Switzer | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Vincent Guastaferro, Trini Alvarado, Michael Moriarty

Votes: 201

23. Crossing the Mob (1988 TV Movie)

96 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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A young mother turns a young man's streetwise life around when she reveals to him that he is the father of her infant baby.

Director: Steven Hilliard Stern | Stars: Jason Bateman, Maura Tierney, Patti D'Arbanville, Louis Giambalvo

Votes: 40

24. Home Free (1988 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Mark Tinker | Stars: Michael Warren, Trinidad Silva, Lonette McKee, Charles Levin

25. CBS Summer Playhouse (1987–1989)
Episode: Dr. Paradise (1988)

30 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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Comedy about a health resort located on a small tropical island, and the staff that works there.

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Frank Langella, Sally Kellerman, Tommy Hinkley, Xander Berkeley

26. Night Court (1984–1992)
Episode: Heart of Stone (1988)

23 min | Comedy

8.1
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An old girlfriend from college visits Harry at the courthouse. They end up in a passionate clinch in his chambers, with Harry in a half-dressed condition, when she lets slip that she's married.

Director: Tim Steele | Stars: Harry Anderson, Markie Post, John Larroquette, Charles Robinson

Votes: 26

27. Mannequin (1987)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.7
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A young artist, searching for his vocation, makes a mannequin so perfect he falls in love with it. Finding the mannequin in a store window, he gets a job there and his creation comes to life.

Director: Michael Gottlieb | Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Kim Cattrall, Estelle Getty, James Spader

Votes: 23,197 | Gross: $42.72M

28. Rags to Riches (1987–1988)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.8
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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: 388

29. CBS Summer Playhouse (1987–1989)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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Anthology television series that aired unsold television pilots during the summer.

Stars: Daphne Reid, Tim Reid, James Eckhouse, Tom Isbell

Votes: 62

30. Who's the Boss? (1984–1992)
Episode: A Farewell to Nick (1987)

TV-G | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.4
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When Tony tells Samantha that her grandfather Nick Milano has died, he is surprised at how mildly she is taking it. However, it soon becomes clear that she has more trouble dealing with his death than he initially thought.

Director: Asaad Kelada | Stars: Tony Danza, Judith Light, Alyssa Milano, Danny Pintauro

Votes: 15

31. Me & Mrs. C. (1986–1987)
Episode: Coming to Terms (1987)

Comedy

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Director: Lee Lochhead | Stars: Peg Murray, Misha McK, Gary Bayer, Ellen Regan

32. The New Mike Hammer (1984–1989)
Episode: Deadly Collection (1987)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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A friend of Hammer's is blown up investigating a protection racket that is extorting money from a high fashion designer. Hammer continues the investigation and there is cross and double cross before he solves the case.

Director: David Hemmings | Stars: Stacy Keach, Lindsay Bloom, Don Stroud, Kent Williams

Votes: 5

33. Highway to Heaven (1984–1989)
Episode: Fight for Your Life (1987)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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A young fighter must make a choice between right and wrong.

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Michael Landon, Victor French, Nick Garfield, Jonathan Goldsmith

Votes: 15

34. Rags to Riches (1987–1988)
Episode: Foley vs. Foley (1987)

Comedy, Drama, Family

8.0
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Spiro's Place, the girls' favorite malt shop, is being shut down to make way for a new development. Nick encourages the girls to protest until he learns that they are actually protesting his new project, the Foley Center.

Director: Michael Lange | Stars: Joseph Bologna, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Blanca De Garr, Kimiko Gelman

Votes: 10

35. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: Fun with Dick and Joanna (1987)

Comedy

8.1
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Joanna pressures Dick into being spontaneous, but disaster strikes when they take off on a spur-of-the-moment trip.

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy

Votes: 12

36. ALF (1986–1990)
Episode: The Gambler (1987)

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

7.6
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The Tanners are preparing for a garage sale to get some money for house payments. ALF discovers the alluring world of horse racing thanks to Kate's mom who bets on them. When the concept of... See full summary »

Director: Gary Shimokawa | Stars: Max Wright, Anne Schedeen, Andrea Elson, Benji Gregory

Votes: 116

37. Back to School (1986)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.5
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To help his discouraged son get through college, a funloving and obnoxious rich businessman decides to enter the school as a student himself.

Director: Alan Metter | Stars: Rodney Dangerfield, Sally Kellerman, Burt Young, Keith Gordon

Votes: 21,869 | Gross: $91.26M

38. ALF (1986–1990)

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

7.4
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A furry alien wiseguy comes to live with a terran family after crashing into their garage.

Stars: Mihaly 'Michu' Meszaros, Paul Fusco, Max Wright, Anne Schedeen

Votes: 23,666

39. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)

PG | 119 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.3
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To save Earth from an alien probe, Admiral James T. Kirk and his fugitive crew go back in time to San Francisco in 1986 to retrieve the only beings who can communicate with it: humpback whales.

Director: Leonard Nimoy | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Votes: 62,443 | Gross: $109.71M

40. L.A. Law (1986–1994)

46 min | Drama

7.0
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The lives and work of the staff of a major Los Angeles law firm.

Stars: Corbin Bernsen, Jill Eikenberry, Alan Rachins, Michael Tucker

Votes: 2,897

41. Body Slam (1986)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Music, Sport

5.2
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M. Harry Smilac is a down-on-his-luck music manager who is having a hard time attracting talent and booking gigs for his band, Kicks (The most recent of the gigs is a Dairy Queen opening!!)... See full summary »

Director: Hal Needham | Stars: Dirk Benedict, Tanya Roberts, Roddy Piper, Lou Albano

Votes: 726

42. Hollywood Vice Squad (1986)

R | 101 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.6
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A mother goes to Hollywood to find her runaway daughter. She discovers that the girl has become involved in the pornography industry, and goes to the police to get help in finding her.

Director: Penelope Spheeris | Stars: Ronny Cox, Frank Gorshin, Leon Isaac Kennedy, Trish Van Devere

Votes: 228

43. The Redd Foxx Show (1986– )

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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Stars: Redd Foxx, Rosanna DeSoto, Pamela Adlon, Sinbad

Votes: 52

44. Inside Out (1986)

R | 87 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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An agoraphobic must give up his sheltered life and venture outside after a series of personal and financial problems.

Director: Robert Taicher | Stars: Elliott Gould, Howard Hesseman, Jennifer Tilly, Beah Richards

Votes: 166

45. Can You Feel Me Dancing? (1986 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.6
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A young blind woman struggles for independence.

Director: Michael Miller | Stars: Justine Bateman, Max Gail, Jason Bateman, Frances Lee McCain

Votes: 103

46. Intimate Encounters (1986 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

5.8
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Director: Ivan Nagy | Stars: Mitchell Anderson, Gary Bayer, James Brolin, Gina Calabrese

Votes: 48

47. One Big Family (1986–1987)

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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Set in Seattle, retired comedian Jake Hatton is happy living a quiet retirement. His nephew, Don, is a cop and has just gotten married to Jan. When his parents died, he became ward to his ... See full summary »

Stars: Danny Thomas, Kim Gillingham, Anastasia Fielding, Michael DeLuise

Votes: 6

48. Me & Mrs. C. (1986–1987)

30 min | Comedy

6.4
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A young black female ex-convict becomes a boarder with the elderly white Mrs. Conklin in an effort to turn her life around. The two women take to each other immediately as the show ... See full summary »

Stars: Peg Murray, Misha McK, Gary Bayer, Ellen Regan

Votes: 8

49. Hardcastle and McCormick (1983–1986)
Episode: Brother, Can You Spare a Crime? (1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Brian Keith, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Kenneth Mars, Robert Picardo

Votes: 5

50. Comedy Factory (1985– )
Episode: Chameleon (1986)

Comedy

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After exposing a weight-loss clinic as a fraud, a single woman is offered a job as a consumer TV reporter.

Director: John Rich | Stars: Madeline Kahn, Nina Foch, Frederick Coffin, Taliesin Jaffe