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1. 12 Monkeys (2014– )
TV-14 | 42 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery | Active
Follows the journey of a time traveler from the post-apocalyptic future who appears in present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will eventually decimate the human race.
2. Fargo (2014– )
TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A drifter named Lorne Malvo arrives in small-town Minnesota and influences the population with his malice and violence, including put-upon insurance salesman Lester Nygaard.
3. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
A young girl, destined to slay vampires, demons and other infernal creatures, deals with her life fighting evil, with the help of her friends.
6. Hairspray (2007)
PG | 117 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
7. Anger Management (2012– )
21 min | Comedy | Active
Charlie is a former baseball player. In his final game, he gave himself a career-ending injury when he tried to snap a bat over his leg in anger. He becomes an anger management therapist and runs a successful private practice. His life is complicated by an ex-wife and a teenage daughter who has obsessive-compulsive disorder.
11. Chicago (2002)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical
Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.
13. Brothers (I) (2009)
R | 105 min | Drama, Thriller, War
A young man comforts his older brother's wife and children after he goes missing in Afghanistan.
14. Transporter: The Series (2012– )
48 min | Action, Crime
Frank Martin is an ex special ops, who now spends his life as a transporter on the other side of the law. With three rules, he always completes his contracts. One way, or the other.
15. LOL (2012)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
As a new year at school begins, Lola's heart is broken by her boyfriend, though soon she's surprised by her best friend, promising musician Kyle, who reveals his feelings for her.
17. Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008–2009)
PG | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Set after the events in 'Terminator 2' Sarah Connor and her son John, trying to stay under-the-radar from the government as they plot to destroy the computer network Skynet in hopes of preventing Armageddon.
19. Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Musical
A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed.
20. Death Race (2008)
R | 105 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Ex-con Jensen Ames is forced by the warden of a notorious prison to compete in our post-industrial world's most popular sport: a car race in which inmates must brutalize and kill one another on the road to victory.
21. Nine (2009)
PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Famous film director Guido Contini struggles to find harmony in his professional and personal lives, as he engages in dramatic relationships with his wife, his mistress, his muse, his agent, and his mother.
22. Point Break (2015)
Action | Post-production
A young undercover FBI agent infiltrates a gang of thieves who share a common interest in extreme sports. A remake of the 1991 film, "Point Break".
23. The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)
R | 83 min | Comedy, Drama
A perpetually angry man is informed he has 90 minutes to live and promptly sets out to reconcile with his family and friends in the short time he has left.
24. Race to Witch Mountain (2009)
PG | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Family
A Las Vegas cabbie enlists the help of a UFO expert to protect two siblings with paranormal powers from the clutches of an organization that wants to use the kids for their nefarious plans.
25. Fame (2009)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
An updated version of the 1980 musical, which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts.
28. Elsa & Fred (2014)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
"Elsa and Fred" is the story of two people who at the end of the road, discover that it's never too late to love and make dreams come true. Elsa has lived for the past 60 years dreaming of ... See full summary »
29. The Producers (2005)
PG-13 | 134 min | Comedy, Musical
After putting together another Broadway flop, down-on-his-luck producer Max Bialystock teams up with timid accountant Leo Bloom in a get-rich-quick scheme to put on the world's worst show.
31. La Femme Nikita (1997–2001)
60 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Section One, a clandestine anti-terrorist organization, fakes the death of a jailed, convicted murderer and, believing her twin assets of beauty and ability to kill will make her a valuable... See full summary »
33. Hey Arnold! (1996–2004)
TV-Y | 15 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The everyday life of Arnold, a 4th-grader in a nameless city that resembles Brooklyn, New York, who lives in a multi-racial boarding house with his grandparents and a motley assortment of neighbors and friends.
34. Scream (2015– )
45 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery | Post-production
What starts as a YouTube video going viral, soon leads to problems for the teenagers of Lakewood and serves as the catalyst for a murder that opens up a window to the town's troubled past.
36. Alice (1976–1985)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
A greasy-spoon diner in Phoenix, Arizona is the setting for this long-running series. The title character, Alice Hyatt, is an aspiring singer who arrives in Phoenix with her teenaged son, ... See full summary »
38. And Soon the Darkness (2010)
R | 91 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
When two American girls on a bike trip in a remote part of Argentina split up and one of them goes missing, the other must find her before her worst fears are realized.
39. The Last House on the Left (1972)
X | 84 min | Horror
A pair of teenage girls are headed to a rock concert for one's birthday. While trying to score marijuana in the city, the girls are kidnapped by a gang of psychotic convicts.
43. 10 Things I Hate About You (2009–2010)
30 min | Comedy | Active
Kat and Bianca Straford may be sisters but all comparisons end there. Kat is an outspoken, independent feminist. Bianca is a social butterfly who wants nothing more to be popular, even if ... See full summary »
44. Underdogs (2013)
PG | 102 min | Drama, Family, Sport
Set in rural Ohio, the birthplace of football, UNDERDOGS is the story of a small-town high school football team destined to play their cross-town rival, a perennial powerhouse, while standing up for an entire community.
47. Black Dynamite (2011– )
22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
The Black Dynamite animated series further chronicles the exploits of the central character, Black Dynamite and his crew. Action comedy-spoof that follows ex-CIA agent and full-time ladies ... See full summary »
48. Stephen King's Dead Zone (2002–2007)
TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Johnny Smith has been leading an idyllic small-town life. Employed as a science teacher, Johnny takes great pleasure in showing his young students the wonders of the natural world. He is ... See full summary »
49. Children of the Corn (2009 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 92 min | Horror, Thriller
While traveling, an unhappy married couple encounter a cult of murderous children who worship an entity called He Who Walks Behind the Rows.
50. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
30 min | Comedy
What's Happening is loosely based on the 1975 movie Cooley High written by Eric Monte. Monte created What's Happening and was also a co-creator and writer for the TV series Good Times.