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1. House M.D. (2004–2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery

8.9
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An antisocial maverick doctor who specializes in diagnostic medicine does whatever it takes to solve puzzling cases that come his way using his crack team of doctors and his wits.

Creator: David Shore | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard, Jesse Spencer

Votes: 259,574

2. Scrubs (2001–2010)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, intern John "J.D" Dorian learns the ways of medicine, friendship and life.

Creator: Bill Lawrence | Stars: Zach Braff, Donald Faison, Sarah Chalke, John C. McGinley

Votes: 167,828

3. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)

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

7.5
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The goings-on in the life of a successful African American family.

Creator: Bill Cosby | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 22,962

4. Awake (2007)

R | 84 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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33 Metascore

The story focuses on a man who suffers "anesthetic awareness" and finds himself awake and aware, but paralyzed, during heart surgery. His mother must wrestle with her own demons as a turn of events unfolds around them, while trying to unfold the story hidden behind her son's young wife.

Writer: Joby Harold | Director: Joby Harold | Stars: Hayden Christensen, Jessica Alba, Terrence Howard, Lena Olin

Votes: 59,394

5. Copper (2012– )

42 min | Action, Drama

7.5
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Set in the Five Points neighborhood of New York City in the 1860s, focusing on a rugged young Irish cop who is forced to navigate his unruly and dangerous immigrant neighborhood while ... See full summary »

Creators: Tom Fontana, Will Rokos | Stars: Tom Weston-Jones, Kevin Ryan, Kyle Schmid, Anastasia Griffith

Votes: 8,636

6. Thief (1981)

R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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78 Metascore

Becoming closer to his dream of leading a normal life, a professional safecracker agrees to do a job for the mafia, who have other plans for him.

Writers: Frank Hohimer, Michael Mann | Director: Michael Mann | Stars: James Caan, Tuesday Weld, Willie Nelson, James Belushi

Votes: 13,401

7. Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)

G | 101 min | Drama, Family

6.7
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63 Metascore

Set in Cincinnati at the height of the Great Depression, Kit Kittredge, a resourceful young girl, helps her mother run a boardinghouse after her father loses his job.

Writers: Ann Peacock, Valerie Tripp | Director: Patricia Rozema | Stars: Abigail Breslin, Stanley Tucci, Joan Cusack, Julia Ormond

Votes: 4,416

8. Trapper John, M.D. (1979–1986)

60 min | Drama

6.7
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The Korean War MASH unit veteran operates as Chief Surgeon in a major city hospital with his colleagues.

Creators: Don Brinkley, Frank Glicksman | Stars: Pernell Roberts, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Charles Siebert, Gregory Harrison

Votes: 857

9. California Suite (1978)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Misadventures of four groups of guests at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

Writer: Neil Simon | Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Jane Fonda, Alan Alda, Maggie Smith, Michael Caine

Votes: 4,661

10. Gospel Hill (2008)

99 min | Drama

5.4
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A former sheriff of the southern town dealing with past sins, and a former civil rights worker, withdrawn since the martyrdom of his brother thirty years before, confront a threat to their town.

Writers: Jeff Stacy, Jeffrey Pratt Gordon, Terrell Tannen | Director: Giancarlo Esposito | Stars: Chloe Bailey, Adam Baldwin, Angela Bassett, Casey Belville

Votes: 727

11. The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968)

Approved | 123 min | Drama

7.8
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When deaf mute Singer moves to a small city to be near his only friend confined in a hospital, he grows attached to his landlady's sensitive 16-year-old daughter.

Writers: Carson McCullers, Thomas C. Ryan | Director: Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: Alan Arkin, Sondra Locke, Chuck McCann, Peter Mamakos

Votes: 2,519

12. No Way Out (1950)

Approved | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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A black doctor is assigned to treat two racist White, robbery suspects who are brothers, and when one dies, it causes tension that could start a race riot.

Writers: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Lesser Samuels | Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell, Stephen McNally, Sidney Poitier

Votes: 2,579

13. Pinky (1949)

Approved | 102 min | Drama

7.2
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A light-skinned African American woman falls in love with a white doctor, though he is unaware of her true race.

Writers: Cid Ricketts Sumner, Philip Dunne, Dudley Nichols | Directors: Elia Kazan, John Ford | Stars: Jeanne Crain, Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Waters, William Lundigan

Votes: 1,749

14. Beyond the Stars (1989)

PG | 88 min | Sci-Fi, Drama

5.2
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This Sci-Fi Drama centers around the teen-age Eric, son of a computer scientist who worked for the Apollo mission which sent the first human to the moon. Eric, determined to become an ... See full summary »

Writer: David Saperstein | Director: David Saperstein | Stars: Martin Sheen, Christian Slater, Robert Foxworth, Sharon Stone

Votes: 794

15. Lost Boundaries (1949)

99 min | Drama

7.0
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This story is a true account of the lives of Scott and Marsha Carter. Having graduated from medical school, Scott Carter, a fair-skinned African American, marries Marsha Mitchell and moves ... See full summary »

Writers: Ormonde Dekay Jr., Maxime Furlaud, Eugene Ling, Charles Palmer, Virginia Shaler, William L. White | Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Beatrice Pearson, Mel Ferrer, Susan Douglas Rubes, Robert A. Dunn

Votes: 250

16. Arrowsmith (1931)

Passed | 108 min | Drama

6.2
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Based on Sinclair Lewis's novel "Arrowsmith". A medical researcher is sent to a plague outbreak, where he has to decide priorities for the use of a vaccine.

Writers: Sinclair Lewis, Sidney Howard | Director: John Ford | Stars: Ronald Colman, Helen Hayes, Richard Bennett, A.E. Anson

Votes: 954

17. The New Temperatures Rising Show (1972–1974)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Set at the Capital General Hospital in Washington D.C., follows the adventures of the no-nonsense chief of surgery Dr. Vincent Campanelli and his all-nonsense staff.

Creators: William Asher, Sheldon Keller | Stars: Cleavon Little, Nancy Fox, Joan Van Ark, Reva Rose

Votes: 62

18. The Interns (1970–1971)

60 min | Drama

7.6
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The story concerns Doctor Peter Goldstone and five interns at the New North Hospital. The five interns consist of a black, a woman, a young married male and two swingers.

Creator: William Blinn | Stars: Stephen Brooks, Christopher Stone, Hal Frederick, Elaine Giftos

Votes: 27

19. The Lazarus Syndrome (1978 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama, Thriller

5.7
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An adulterous newspaper reporter, who has just experienced a heart attack, pesters a black doctor into investigating the questionable medical practices taking place at the hospital where both are residing.

Writer: William Blinn | Director: Jerry Thorpe | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., Ronald Hunter, E.G. Marshall, Sheila Frazier

Votes: 67

20. The Gifted One (1989 TV Movie)

96 min | Fantasy

7.7
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A young boy can transfer his body energy into ESP and heal sick people. While the subject of scientists' studies, he runs away to try to find out about his past and why he is the way he is.

Writers: Lisa James, Richard Rothstein | Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Peter Kowanko, John Rhys-Davies, G.W. Bailey, Wendy Phillips

Votes: 82

21. Red Ink (2000)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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A respected female doctor is shot by police for supposedly pointing a gun at them, but for several people this doesn't ring true. Not least one reporter who uncovers links to the previous murders of several black children in the area.

Writer: Stephen Allen | Director: Jerry Henry | Stars: Davi Jay, Clarence Whitmore, Diego Villarreal Garcia, Lew Temple

Votes: 19

22. Hell's Drifter (2009)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

6.1
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A malevolent vagrant decides to make life hell for an injured accident victim.

Writer: Peter Bergin | Director: Peter Bergin | Stars: Noel Aungier, Austin Prior, Siobhan Lam, Robert O'Brien

Votes: 29

23. Circus Fever (1925)

20 min | Family, Comedy, Short

6.5
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Writers: Hal Roach, H.M. Walker | Director: Robert F. McGowan | Stars: Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins

Votes: 6

24. Stigma (2007)

5 min | Short, Drama

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An HIV-positive man has not revealed his status to anyone until a clinic receptionist openly discloses his status and prevents him from receiving treatment.

Writer: Quincy Minor | Director: Quincy Minor | Stars: Steven Flournoy Jr., Katina Flournoy, Barbara Flournoy, Elijah Walker

25. Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983)
Episode: Dark Sage (1981)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.1
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Dr. Baker is enthusiastic about his new assistant, a young university-trained physician named Caleb LeDoux ... until he realizes he is black. The Ingalls family are among the few to accept ... See full summary »

Creator: Blanche Hanalis | Director: Maury Dexter | Stars: Michael Landon, Karen Grassle, Melissa Gilbert, Lindsay Greenbush

Votes: 49

26. Becker (1998–2004)
Episode: Drive, They Said (1999)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.7
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Becker reluctantly agrees to chauffeur Reggie, Margaret, Jake and Linda to various engagements in Queens. Becker returns to his office waiting room to find Hilton Lucas, Doug Heffernan and Ray Barone waiting.

Creator: Dave Hackel | Director: Andy Ackerman | Stars: Ted Danson, Terry Farrell, Hattie Winston, Shawnee Smith

Votes: 36

27. The Bold and the Beautiful (1987– )
Episode: Episode #1.6073 (2011)

TV-14 | Drama, Romance

5.8
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Taylor is rushed to the hospital, and Thomas reveals that the berries were responsible for her bizarre behavior and collapse. Stephanie begins to suspect what may have happened between Brooke and Thomas on the island.

Writers: Bradley Bell, Michael Minnis, Kay Alden, Tracey Ann Kelly | Director: Deveney Kelly | Stars: John Everlove, Susan Flannery, Yvette Freeman, Adam Gregory

Votes: 6

28. A Haunting (2005–2015)
Episode: House of the Dead (2006)

TV-PG | Documentary

8.1
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A family in Maryland find their new home is menaced by a pair of ghosts who attack them in their beds and throw things about the house.

Writer: Joe Wiecha | Director: Joe Wiecha | Stars: Anthony D. Call, Terry Menefee Gau, Tim Wright, C.J. Doss

Votes: 27

29. House M.D. (2004–2012)
Episode: Pilot (2004)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Young kindergarten teacher Rebecca Adler collapses in her classroom after uncontrolled gibberish slips out of her mouth while she is about to teach students.

Creator: David Shore | Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Lisa Edelstein, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard

Votes: 2,460

30. Family Guy (1999– )
Episode: The Father, the Son and the Holy Fonz (2005)

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy

7.3
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During one of his visits Peter's father, Francis, discovers that Stewie has never been baptized, so without Lois' permission Peter and Francis go to church and have him baptized. Upon ... See full summary »

Creators: Seth MacFarlane, David Zuckerman | Directors: James Purdum, Pete Michels, Peter Shin | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

Votes: 666

31. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One with the Sonogram at the End (1994)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

8.2
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Ross finds out his ex-wife is pregnant. Rachel returns her engagement ring to Barry. Monica becomes stressed when her and Ross's parents come to visit.

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

Votes: 1,792

32. Petrocelli (1974–1976)
Episode: Too Many Alibis (1975)

60 min | Drama, Crime

8.2
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Petrocelli's client is a conscientious black doctor accused of killing the hospital chief of staff, who charged him with incompetence and fired him.

Creators: Sidney J. Furie, Harold Buchman, E. Jack Neuman | Director: Herb Wallerstein | Stars: Barry Newman, Susan Howard, Albert Salmi, Robert Hooks

Votes: 6

33. Pan Am (2011–2012)
Episode: Unscheduled Departure (2011)

TV-PG | 40 min | Drama, History

7.9
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As the crew flies to Caracas, a dashing, wealthy passenger, Miguel, charms the stewardesses with invitations to his yacht. Meanwhile another passenger, Henry Belson, suffers a heart attack,... See full summary »

Creators: Nancy Hult Ganis, Jack Orman | Director: Millicent Shelton | Stars: Christina Ricci, Margot Robbie, Michael Mosley, Karine Vanasse

Votes: 144

34. Good Times (1974–1979)
Episode: Where Have All the Doctor's Gone? (1979)

TV-PG | Comedy

6.2
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While Willona is out of town, Florida is taking care of Penny. Just about everyone in the apartment is sick with the flu. Florida takes Penny to the clinic, but doctors are scarce, and the remaining doctor has plans to close the practice.

Creators: Eric Monte, Mike Evans, Norman Lear | Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Esther Rolle, Ja'net DuBois, Ralph Carter, BernNadette Stanis

Votes: 15