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1. Castle (2009– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama | Active

8.3
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After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.

Creator: Andrew W. Marlowe | Stars: Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, Susan Sullivan, Jon Huertas

Votes: 102,028

2. Wonder Boys (2000)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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73 Metascore

An English Professor tries to deal with his wife leaving him, the arrival of his editor who has been waiting for his book for seven years, and the various problems that his friends and associates involve him in.

Writers: Michael Chabon, Steve Kloves | Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire, Frances McDormand, Robert Downey Jr.

Votes: 52,358

3. Why Did I Get Married? (2007)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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54 Metascore

The big screen adaptation of Perry's stage play about the trials of marriage, and what happens to one family when a sexy young temptress arrives on the scene.

Writer: Tyler Perry | Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Tyler Perry, Janet Jackson, Sharon Leal, Malik Yoba

Votes: 9,106

4. House of Games (1987)

R | 102 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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A psychiatrist comes to the aid of a compulsive gambler and is led by a smooth-talking grifter into the shadowy but compelling world of stings, scams, and con men.

Writers: David Mamet, Jonathan Katz | Director: David Mamet | Stars: Lindsay Crouse, Joe Mantegna, Mike Nussbaum, Lilia Skala

Votes: 15,625

5. Bless Me, Ultima (2013)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, War

6.4
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65 Metascore

A drama set in New Mexico during WWII, centered on the relationship between a young man and an elderly medicine woman who helps him contend with the battle between good and evil that rages in his village.

Writers: Rudolfo Anaya, Carl Franklin | Director: Carl Franklin | Stars: Luke Ganalon, Joseph A. Garcia, Miriam Colon, Benito Martinez

Votes: 913

6. The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)

Approved | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Writer Harry Street reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection while on safari in the shadow of Mount Kilamanjaro.

Writer: Casey Robinson | Directors: Henry King, Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Ava Gardner, Hildegard Knef

Votes: 3,319

7. Sex and the Single Girl (1964)

110 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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A womanizing reporter for a sleazy tabloid magazine impersonates his hen-pecked neighbor in order to get an expose on renowned psychologist Helen Gurley Brown.

Writers: Helen Gurley Brown, Joseph Heller, David R. Schwartz, Joseph Hoffman | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Lauren Bacall, Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, Henry Fonda

Votes: 2,298

8. The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999 TV Movie)

104 min | Biography, Drama

6.0
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The rather eccentric (especially in her thinking) author of "The Fountainhead" and "Atlas Shrugged" becomes involved with a much younger, and married man... to the dismay of those close to her.

Writers: Barbara Branden, Howard Korder, Mary Gallagher | Director: Christopher Menaul | Stars: Helen Mirren, Eric Stoltz, Julie Delpy, Peter Fonda

Votes: 1,210

9. Edo Porn (1981)

119 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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(Japanese with English subtitles) Widowed woodblock artist Hokusai meets Onao and falls madly in love with her, but she disappears suddenly. One day, his daughter brings home a young girl ... See full summary »

Writers: Kaneto Shindô, Seiichi Yashiro | Director: Kaneto Shindô | Stars: Ken Ogata, Toshiyuki Nishida, Yûko Tanaka, Kanako Higuchi

Votes: 161

10. The Doctor Takes a Wife (1940)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy

7.0
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A best-selling author of women's issues and a medical academic find it is to their mutual advantage to falsely claim that they are married.

Writers: George Seaton, Ken Englund, Aleen Leslie | Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Loretta Young, Ray Milland, Reginald Gardiner, Gail Patrick

Votes: 511

11. How to Cook Your Life (2007)

PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary

6.0
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A Zen priest in San Francisco and cookbook author use Zen Buddhism and cooking to relate to everyday life.

Writer: Doris Dörrie | Director: Doris Dörrie | Stars: Edward Espe Brown, Doris Dörrie

Votes: 289

12. Gifts from Eykis

Action, Adventure, Comedy | Announced

An intelligent female being from another Universe can save the world before it's too late by sharing her secret gifts with the professor who found and fell in love with her.

Writer: Charlene Blaine | Director: Bill Duke | Star: Wayne Dyer

13. Cooking with Ishah Wright Produced in Full HD (2012– )

Family, News, Reality-TV

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Stars: Laurah Guillén, Nate Shelby

14. Eugen Ruge - eine Familiengeschichte wird zum Bestseller (2011 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Arpad Bondy | Stars: Eugen Ruge, Alexander Fest, Christian Berkel

15. Inspector Lewis (2007– )
Episode: Allegory of Love (2009)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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The fabulously successful Oxford-based fantasy novelist seems to Lewis to be the key to solving the bizarre murder of a beautiful woman with a mirror.

Writers: Colin Dexter, David Pirie, Stephen Churchett | Director: Bill Anderson | Stars: Katia Winter, Tom Mison, Louise Dylan, Olly Alexander

Votes: 250

16. The Mike Wallace Interview (1957–1958)
Episode: Ayn Rand (1959)

Talk-Show

8.2
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Mike Wallace interviews Ayn Rand on her self-made philosophy, which Wallace calls Randism, but which Rand herself prefers to call Objectivism.

Director: Max Miller | Stars: Mike Wallace, Ayn Rand

Votes: 13

17. Michael Shayne (1960–1961)
Episode: Final Settlement (1961)

60 min | Crime, Drama

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When Trina DeWitt, a best-selling novelist, informs her ne'er-do-well husband she has filed for a divorce, her spouse reacts violently. In the ensuing struggle the man falls on the ice pick... See full summary »

Writers: Don Brinkley, Brett Halliday | Director: Paul Stewart | Stars: Richard Denning, Jerry Paris, Patricia Donahue, Herbert Rudley

18. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001–2008)
Episode: In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner (2004)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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When he daughter of a retired police officer and a male friend are found beaten to death, Lynley brings in the recently demoted Havers to help.

Writers: Elizabeth George, Ann-Marie di Mambro | Director: Sebastian Graham Jones | Stars: Tom Lawrence, Emma Willis, Nathaniel Parker, Sharon Small

Votes: 154

19. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Maude's New Friend (1974)

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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Maude's new male friend is gay, and Maude thinks she is being very liberal in understanding him. She learns a few truths about herself.

Creator: Norman Lear | Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Conrad Bain

Votes: 9

20. Mrs. Columbo (1979–1980)
Episode: Murder Is a Parlor Game (1979)

47 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

7.1
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A retired Scotland Yard homicide inspector and author of a best seller on perfect murders is forced to kill in self-defense.

Writers: Howard Berk, Al Reynolds, Shel Willens | Director: Don Medford | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Henry Jones, Lili Haydn, Donald Pleasence

Votes: 27

21. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Sex and the Married Detective (1989)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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When a successful sex therapist with a best selling book and a hit TV show is crushed to learn her business partner/lover is cheating on her, she plots appropriate revenge.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: James Frawley | Stars: Peter Falk, Lindsay Crouse, Julia Montgomery, Peter Jurasik

Votes: 768

22. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Sins of Commission (2004)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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When Midsomer hosts its 12th Annual Literary Festival, an author is found with his neck broken. More writers will die before the winner of the competition is announced.

Writers: Elizabeth-Anne Wheal, Caroline Graham | Director: Peter Smith | Stars: John Nettles, John Hopkins, Jane Wymark, Laura Howard

Votes: 206

23. Inspector Lewis (2007– )
Episode: The Gift of Promise (2011)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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When a retired MI5 official writes her best-selling memoirs, a chapter in her book about an unsolved IRA cold case causes consternation and ultimately several murders.

Writers: Colin Dexter, Dusty Hughes, Stephen Churchett | Director: Metin Hüseyin | Stars: Matt Orton, Cherie Lunghi, Lucy Boynton, David Westhead

Votes: 177

24. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One with Mrs. Bing (1995)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

8.3
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Chandler's flamboyant romance-novelist mother comes to visit, and Joey catches her kissing Ross. Meanwhile, Monica and Phoebe fight over a guy in a coma.

Creators: David Crane, Marta Kauffman | Director: James Burrows | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 1,391