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1. Sons of Anarchy (2008– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller | Active

8.7
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A man in his early 30s struggles to find a balance in his life between being a new dad and his involvement in a motorcycle club.

Creator: Kurt Sutter | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Tommy Flanagan, Kim Coates

2. Smallville (2001–2011)

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

7.5
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A young Clark Kent struggles to find his place in the world as he learns to harness his alien powers for good and deals with the typical troubles of teenage life in Smallville.

Creators: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar | Stars: Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack, Kristin Kreuk

3. Gilmore Girls (2000–2007)

TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A drama centering around the relationship between a thirtysomething single mother and her teen daughter living in Stars Hollow, Connecticut.

Stars: Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Keiko Agena, Scott Patterson

4. Hemlock Grove (2013– )

TV-MA | 46 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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A teenage girl is brutally murdered, sparking a hunt for her killer. But in a town where everyone hides a secret, will they find the monster among them?

Stars: Famke Janssen, Landon Liboiron, Dougray Scott, Bill Skarsgård

5. Hart of Dixie (2011– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | Active

7.8
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New Yorker and new doctor Zoe Hart accepts an offer from a stranger, Dr. Harley Wilkes, to work in his medical practice in Bluebell, Alabama. She arrives to find he has died and left half the practice to her in his will.

Creator: Leila Gerstein | Stars: Rachel Bilson, Jaime King, Cress Williams, Wilson Bethel

6. Cougar Town (2009– )

Not Rated | 23 min | Comedy

7.0
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A recently divorced woman decides to find some excitement in her dating life.

Creator: Kevin Biegel | Stars: Courteney Cox, Brian Van Holt, Christa Miller, Busy Philipps

7. Super 8 (2011)

PG-13 | 112 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
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72 Metascore

During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent unexplained events in their small town.

Writer: J.J. Abrams | Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Elle Fanning, AJ Michalka, Kyle Chandler, Joel Courtney

8. Odd Thomas (2013)

97 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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45 Metascore

In a California desert town, a short-order cook with clairvoyant abilities encounters a mysterious man with a link to dark, threatening forces.

Writers: Stephen Sommers, Dean R. Koontz | Director: Stephen Sommers | Stars: Anton Yelchin, Ashley Sommers, Leonor Varela, Matthew Page

9. The Last Stand (2013)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.4
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54 Metascore

The leader of a drug cartel busts out of a courthouse and speeds to the Mexican border, where the only thing in his path is a sheriff and his inexperienced staff.

Writer: Andrew Knauer | Director: Kim Jee-woon | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Forest Whitaker, Johnny Knoxville, Rodrigo Santoro

10. A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.2
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35 Metascore

A re-imagining of the horror icon Freddy Krueger, a serial-killer who wields a glove with four blades embedded in the fingers and kills people in their dreams, resulting in their real death in reality.

Writers: Wesley Strick, Eric Heisserer, Wes Craven | Director: Samuel Bayer | Stars: Jackie Earle Haley, Rooney Mara, Kyle Gallner, Katie Cassidy

11. Coronation Street (1960– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama | Active

6.1
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The UK's longest-running TV soap, Coronation Street focuses on the everyday lives of working class people in Manchester, England.

Creator: Tony Warren | Stars: Helen Worth, Simon Gregson, William Roache, Anne Kirkbride

12. Cop Land (1997)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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64 Metascore

The sheriff of a suburban New Jersey community populated by New York City policemen slowly discovers the town is a front for mob connections and corruption.

Writer: James Mangold | Director: James Mangold | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro

13. The Tale of Despereaux (2008)

G | 93 min | Adventure, Animation, Comedy

6.1
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53 Metascore

The tale of three unlikely heroes - a misfit mouse who prefers reading books to eating them, an unhappy rat who schemes to leave the darkness of the dungeon, and a bumbling servant girl with cauliflower ears - whose fates are intertwined with that of the castle's princess.

Writers: Kate DiCamillo, Will McRobb, Gary Ross, Chris Viscardi | Directors: Sam Fell, Robert Stevenhagen | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Emma Watson, Dustin Hoffman, Tracey Ullman

14. Beavis and Butt-Head (1993– )

TV-14 | 15 min | Animation, Comedy, Music

7.5
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Animated MTV series about two teen aged heavy-metal music fans who occasionally do idiotic things because they are bored. For them, everything is "cool" or "sucks."

Creator: Mike Judge | Stars: Mike Judge, Dale Revo, Tracy Grandstaff, Kristofor Brown

15. American Gothic (1995–1996)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.2
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American Gothic is a horror/drama/thriller series set in the heart of South Carolina in a small town called Trinity. In this town not everyone is as they seem and everyone seems to follow ... See full summary »

Creator: Shaun Cassidy | Stars: Gary Cole, Lucas Black, Paige Turco, Brenda Bakke

16. Rocket Power (1999–2004)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Family, Sport

6.9
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Creators: Gabor Csupo, Arlene Klasky | Stars: Joseph Ashton, Shayna Fox, John Kassir, Ray Bumatai

17. Postal (2007)

R | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

4.4
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22 Metascore

In the ironically named city of Paradise, a recently laid-off loser teams up with his cult-leading uncle to steal a peculiar bounty of riches from their local amusement park; somehow, the recently arrived Taliban have a similar focus, but a far more sinister intent.

Writers: Uwe Boll, Bryan C. Knight | Director: Uwe Boll | Stars: Dave Foley, Verne Troyer, Zack Ward, Chris Coppola

18. The Adventures of Pete & Pete (1993–1996)

TV-Y | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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This delightfully quirky show looks at the lives and adventures of two red headed brothers with the same name.

Creators: Will McRobb, Chris Viscardi | Stars: Michael C. Maronna, Danny Tamberelli, Alison Fanelli, Judy Grafe

19. Peacock (2010)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
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A train accident in rural Nebraska gradually unveils a mystery involving the town's bank clerk.

Writers: Michael Lander, Ryan O Roy | Director: Michael Lander | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Ellen Page, Susan Sarandon, Josh Lucas

20. Ballykissangel (1996–2001)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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An English priest is transferred to a small Irish village.

Creator: Kieran Prendiville | Stars: Frankie McCafferty, Joe Savino, Deirdre Donnelly, Gary Whelan

21. Inventing the Abbotts (1997)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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49 Metascore

A light-hearted story of two working-class brothers courting three wealthy and beautiful sisters in a small Illinois town.

Writers: Sue Miller, Ken Hixon | Director: Pat O'Connor | Stars: Liv Tyler, Jennifer Connelly, Joaquin Phoenix, Billy Crudup

22. American Psycho II: All American Girl (2002 Video)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

3.9
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A girl named Rachael Newman has developed a taste for murder and will stand at nothing to become a college professor's assistant.

Writers: Alex Sanger, Karen Craig | Director: Morgan J. Freeman | Stars: Mila Kunis, William Shatner, Geraint Wyn Davies, Robin Dunne

23. Mystery, Alaska (1999)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

6.6
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49 Metascore

This comedy is about the residents of a small town who get over-excited when their hockey team gets chosen to host a televised event

Writers: David E. Kelley, Sean O'Byrne | Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Russell Crowe, Burt Reynolds, Hank Azaria, Mary McCormack

24. My Name Is Bruce (2007)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Horror

6.3
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36 Metascore

B Movie Legend Bruce Campbell is mistaken for his character Ash from the Evil Dead trilogy and forced to fight a real monster in a small town in Oregon.

Writer: Mark Verheiden | Director: Bruce Campbell | Stars: Bruce Campbell, Grace Thorsen, Taylor Sharpe, Ted Raimi

25. October Road (2007–2008)

43 min | Drama, Mystery

7.5
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An author returns to his hometown to face the people whom he based his book on.

Creators: Josh Appelbaum, André Nemec, Scott Rosenberg | Stars: Bryan Greenberg, Laura Prepon, Brad William Henke, Geoff Stults

26. Delirious (1991)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.7
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A soap opera writer gets hit on the head and wakes up as a character in his own show.

Writers: Lawrence J. Cohen, Fred Freeman | Director: Tom Mankiewicz | Stars: John Candy, Mariel Hemingway, Emma Samms, Raymond Burr

27. Wishbone (1995–1999)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

8.4
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An intelligent and witty dog imagines himself in the role of characters from classic books and gets involved in similar real-life adventures.

Creator: Rick Duffield | Stars: Larry Brantley, Jordan Wall, Christie Abbott, Adam Springfield

28. Freddy's Nightmares (1988–1990)

TV-14 | 60 min | Horror, Thriller

6.5
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Freddy, the dream serial-killer, hosts this anthology of stories set in Springwood.

Creator: Wes Craven | Stars: Robert Englund, Todd Allen, Sandahl Bergman, Anne E. Curry

29. Hi-de-Hi! (1980–1988)

60 min | Comedy

6.9
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Comic goings on in this series set in an English holiday camp called Maplins. The title comes from the camp's greeting, which the staff are meant to say with enthusiasm but all too often ... See full summary »

Creators: David Croft, Jimmy Perry | Stars: Paul Shane, Ruth Madoc, Jeffrey Holland, Felix Bowness

30. 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

31. I'll Fly Away (1991–1993)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Forrest Bedford is a Southern lawyer in the late 1950s, generally content with his privileged life. But the winds of change are blowing, and he becomes increasingly involved with civil ... See full summary »

Stars: Sam Waterston, Regina Taylor, Jeremy London, Ashlee Levitch

32. Amityville: The Evil Escapes (1989 TV Movie)

R | 95 min | Horror

4.2
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The demonic forces in the haunted Long Island house escape through a mystical lamp which finds its way to a remote California mansion where the evil manipulates a little girl by manifesting itself in the form of her dead father.

Writers: John G. Jones, Sandor Stern | Director: Sandor Stern | Stars: Patty Duke, Jane Wyatt, Fredric Lehne, Lou Hancock

33. The Band's Visit (2007)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.6
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80 Metascore

A band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts center, only to find themselves lost in the wrong town.

Writer: Eran Kolirin | Director: Eran Kolirin | Stars: Sasson Gabai, Ronit Elkabetz, Saleh Bakri, Khalifa Natour

34. Juliet Bravo (1980–1985)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Newly-promoted Inspector Jean Darblay takes charge of the police station in the fictional Lancashire town of Hartley. She is the first woman to be placed in charge of the station and ... See full summary »

Creator: Ian Kennedy Martin | Stars: David Ellison, Noel Collins, Stephanie Turner, Anna Carteret

35. Monster of Terror (1965)

TV-PG | 80 min | Mystery, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.6
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A young man visits his fiancée's estate to discover that her wheelchair-bound scientist father has discovered a meteorite that emits mutating radiation rays that have turned the plants in ... See full summary »

Writers: Jerry Sohl, H.P. Lovecraft | Director: Daniel Haller | Stars: Boris Karloff, Nick Adams, Freda Jackson, Suzan Farmer

36. Bad Men of Tombstone (1949)

Approved | 75 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.9
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A marshal goes up against a collection of vicious outlaws terrorizing his own.

Writers: Philip Yordan, Arthur Strawn, Jay Monaghan | Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Barry Sullivan, Marjorie Reynolds, Broderick Crawford, Fortunio Bonanova

37. The Duel at Silver Creek (1952)

Approved | 77 min | Western

6.3
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Marshal Tyrone and the Silver Kid form an uneasy alliance against a gang of claim jumpers.

Writers: Gerald Drayson Adams, Joseph Hoffman | Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Audie Murphy, Faith Domergue, Stephen McNally, Susan Cabot

38. Small Town Folk (2007)

90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

3.3
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There is a place... a place called Grockleton, wherein, high on a hill-top stands the lonely Beesley's Manor, governed by the villainous 'Landlord' and his lowly male counterparts (Pooch, ... See full summary »

Writers: Natalie Conway, Chris Musselwhite, Dan Palmer, Peter Stanley-Ward, Chris R. Wright | Director: Peter Stanley-Ward | Stars: Chris R. Wright, Warwick Davis, Dan Palmer, Simon Stanley-Ward

39. Falling from Grace (1992)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Music

5.6
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Rock singer John Mellencamp makes his screen and directorial debut in this story by "Lonesome Dove" author, Larry McMurtry. The story, not too separated from Mellencamp's real life, finds ... See full summary »

Writer: Larry McMurtry | Director: John Mellencamp | Stars: John Mellencamp, Mariel Hemingway, Claude Akins, Dub Taylor

40. Kenneyville (2011)

Thriller

3.5
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There is something seriously wrong with Kenneyville. When, a young woman, KIM (Kelsey Oluk), from Toronto goes missing and police mysteriously drop the case earlier than expected, two ... See full summary »

Writers: Brooks Hunter, Vincent Galvez, Geoff Heintzman | Director: Brooks Hunter | Stars: Dany Gehshan, Vanessa Broze, Michael Scratch, Doran Damon

41. That Hagen Girl (1947)

Approved | 83 min | Drama

6.1
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Mary Hagen lives in a small town in Ohio and goes to Jordon Junior College. For years, there has been whispers, rumors and gossip about who are her real parents. When Tom Bates returns to ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Hoffman, Edith Kneipple Roberts | Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Shirley Temple, Rory Calhoun, Lois Maxwell

42. Dan for Mayor (2010– )

30 min | Comedy

5.0
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Creators: Mark Farrell, Paul Mather, Kevin White | Stars: Fred Ewanuick, Mary Ashton, Paul Bates, Benjamin Ayres

43. Doin' Time on Planet Earth (1988)

PG | 85 min | Comedy

4.5
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Through a series of extraordinary circumstances, an eccentric teenager believes he may be the alien prince of a distant planet, ready to lead his brethren home.

Writers: Darren Star, Andrew Licht, Jeffrey A. Mueller | Director: Charles Matthau | Stars: Nicholas Strouse, Andrea Thompson, Martha Scott, Adam West

44. Mullet (2001)

89 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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A dark-sheep type of man returns to his hometown after a prolonged absence. While he's been gone ludicrous rumours have spread about his whereabouts. Is he a big footy player or is he a ... See full summary »

Writer: David Caesar | Director: David Caesar | Stars: Ben Mendelsohn, Susie Porter, Andrew S. Gilbert, Belinda McClory

45. Flicker (2012)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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There is something going on in the small town of Backberga. The towns proud telecom company Unicom is just about to launch a new modern profile when they discover that there is something ... See full summary »

Writer: Patrik Eklund | Director: Patrik Eklund | Stars: Jimmy Lindström, Saga Gärde, Olle Sarri, Lotti Törnros

46. The Sheriff (1971 TV Movie)

73 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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A rape case opens racial divisions in a small town. A black sheriff and his white deputy investigate allegations that a wealthy white businessman raped a black college student.

Writer: Arnold Perl | Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Ossie Davis, Kaz Garas, Ruby Dee, Kyle Johnson

47. Noel's House Party (1991–1999)

50 min | Comedy

6.5
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Set in Noel Edmonds' fictitious grand house in the equally fictitious town of Crinkley Bottom, the show centres around games involving the studio audience and special guest celebrities. ... See full summary »

Stars: Noel Edmonds, Barry Killerby, Honor Blackman, Bradley Walsh

48. The President's Mystery (1936)

Approved | 80 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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A millionaire with a crumbling personal life comes up with an idea on how he can disappear, start a new life without anyone knowing who he is and be able to take all his money with him.

Writers: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Samuel Hopkins Adams, Lester Cole, John Erskine, Rupert Hughes, Fulton Oursler, S.S. Van Dine, Rita Weiman, Nathanael West | Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Henry Wilcoxon, Betty Furness, Sidney Blackmer, Evelyn Brent

49. Galtar and the Golden Lance (1985–1986)

30 min | Action, Animation, Fantasy

7.7
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A first season component of the Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera, Galtar and the Golden Lance was an outer space sword and sorcery affair featuring a light-hearted blonde warrior named ... See full summary »

Stars: Lou Richards, Joe Alaskey, Bob Arbogast, Michael Bell

50. She's the Mayor (2010– )

30 min | Comedy | Active

4.6
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Creators: Jennifer Holness, Min Sook Lee, Sudz Sutherland | Stars: Janet-Laine Green, Scott Wentworth, Tonya Lee Williams, Joseph Motiki