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1. RocknRolla (2008)

R | 114 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.3
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53 Metascore

In London, a real-estate scam puts millions of pounds up for grabs, attracting some of the city's scrappiest tough guys and its more established underworld types, all of whom are looking to get rich quick. While the city's seasoned criminals vie for the cash, an unexpected player -- a drugged out rock 'n' roller presumed to be dead but very much alive -- has a multi-million dollar prize fall into... See full summary »

Writer: Guy Ritchie | Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Idris Elba, Thandie Newton

2. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

Approved | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.7
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An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.

Writers: Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra, Jo Swerling, Philip Van Doren Stern | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell

3. The Room (2003)

R | 99 min | Drama

3.5
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Johnny is a successful banker who lives happily in a San Francisco townhouse with his fiancée, Lisa. One day, inexplicably, she gets bored of him and decides to seduce Johnny's best friend, Mark. From there, nothing will be the same again.

Writer: Tommy Wiseau | Director: Tommy Wiseau | Stars: Tommy Wiseau, Juliette Danielle, Greg Sestero, Philip Haldiman

4. Weird Science (1985)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.6
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46 Metascore

Two high school nerds attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: John Hughes | Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Kelly LeBrock, Bill Paxton

5. Clifford (1994)

PG | 90 min | Comedy

5.2
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Clifford is a ten-year-old troublemaker, who puts not only his parents through hell, but also his uncle with whom his parents have discarded him to.

Writers: Jay Dee Rock, Bobby von Hayes | Director: Paul Flaherty | Stars: Martin Short, Charles Grodin, Mary Steenburgen, Dabney Coleman

6. The Big Heat (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

8.0
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Tough cop Dave Bannion takes on a politically powerful crime syndicate.

Writers: Sydney Boehm, William P. McGivern | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando, Alexander Scourby

7. Prince of the City (1981)

R | 167 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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A New York City narcotics detective reluctantly agrees to cooperate with a special commission investigating police corruption. However, he soon discovers that he's in over his head, and nobody can be trusted.

Writers: Jay Presson Allen, Sidney Lumet, Robert Daley | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Treat Williams, Jerry Orbach, Richard Foronjy, Don Billett

8. Hustle (1975)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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Phil Gaines is a bitter, cynical cop who investigates the case of a dead stripper/porno actress found on the beach. Gaines is experiencing a troubled relationship with a hooker, and things ... See full summary »

Writer: Steve Shagan | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Catherine Deneuve, Ben Johnson, Paul Winfield

9. Farewell, My Lovely (1975)

R | 95 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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This, the second adaptation of Raymond Chandler's novel, is much closer to the source text than the original - Murder, My Sweet (1944), which tended to avoid some of the sleazier parts of ... See full summary »

Writers: David Zelag Goodman, Raymond Chandler | Director: Dick Richards | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Charlotte Rampling, John Ireland, Sylvia Miles

10. The Girl Was Young (1937)

Unrated | 83 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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Man on the run from a murder charge enlists a beautiful stranger who must put herself at risk for his cause.

Writers: Josephine Tey, Charles Bennett, Edwin Greenwood, Anthony Armstrong, Gerald Savory, Alma Reville | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Nova Pilbeam, Derrick De Marney, Percy Marmont, Edward Rigby

11. A Bullet for Joey (1955)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.0
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In Montreal, a police inspector slowly discovers a plot to kidnap a nuclear physicist, American mobsters, foreign spies, and a blonde seductress, are all involved.

Writers: James Benson Nablo, Daniel Mainwaring, A.I. Bezzerides | Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, George Raft, Audrey Totter, George Dolenz

12. Slick Hare (1947)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.7
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Humphrey Bogart visits the Mocrumbo Restaurant. He orders fried rabbit and Elmer Fudd has twenty minutes to serve it.

Writers: Tedd Pierce, Michael Maltese | Director: Friz Freleng | Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, Dave Barry

13. The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968–1977)
Episode: 1971 Christmas Show (1971)

66 min | Comedy

8.2
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The musical guests are Los Zafiros, Glenda Jackson, André Previn and Shirley Bassey. A variety of sketches finishes with Ernie's latest play called 'The Adventures of Robin Hood' starring Francis Matthews as King RIchard.

Writer: Eddie Braben | Stars: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Shirley Bassey, Glenda Jackson

14. The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992–1993)
Episode: Barcelona, May 1917 (1992)

Action, Adventure, Family

7.8
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Professor Indiana Jones is about to lecture the Pennsylvania History Society when some trouble with his microphone stand leads him off into recounting a disastrous spy mission in which he ... See full summary »

Writers: George Lucas, Gavin Scott | Directors: Terry Jones, Carl Schultz | Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, George Hall, Amanda Ooms, Timothy Spall

15. Knight Rider (1982–1986)
Episode: Dead of Knight (1984)

TV-PG | 48 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.6
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While Michael Knight and K.I.T.T. are on a case to stop the sale of deadly chemicals, a young dancer is inadvertently killed by toxic gas. Michael becomes determined to capture the ... See full summary »

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: David Hasselhoff, Edward Mulhare, Patricia McPherson, Tony Young

16. In Plain Sight (2008–2012)
Episode: Don't Cry for Me Albuquerque (2009)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A special witness is brought to WITSEC - a woman from Latin America named Francesca Leandra, who barely escaped assassination in her home country because of her political activities. The ... See full summary »

Creator: David Maples | Director: Michael Morris | Stars: Mary McCormack, Frederick Weller, Nichole Hiltz, Paul Ben-Victor

17. One Life to Live (1968– )
Episode: Episode #1.10971 (2011)

TV-PG | Drama

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Robert Ford kidnaps Jessica and has her bound and gagged in a motel. Todd reveals to Vimal that Natalie's son is John McBain's as Brody learns the same thing on the tape cassette. Aubrey and Rama share a motel room.

Writers: Ron Carlivati, Courtney Simon | Director: Gary Donatelli | Stars: Eddie Alderson, Melissa Archer, Kristen Alderson, Terri Conn

18. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Escape Switch (1966)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.0
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Steven, Sara and the Monk are captured by the Daleks in order to force the Doctor to hand over the Taranium Core.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: William Hartnell, Peter Purves, Jean Marsh, Kevin Stoney

19. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Hidden (2005)

TV-PG | 42 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.5
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Gabriel Duncan is a deranged teenager who breaks in the control room of a nuclear silo in Smallville, kills the two security guards, and starts the launch sequence to send one missile to ... See full summary »

Creators: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar | Director: Whitney Ransick | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Erica Durance

20. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Manhunt (1989)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.0
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The Enterprise is transporting delegates to a diplomatic conference dealing with Federation membership. Counselor Troi is more than just a bit embarrassed when her mother Lwaxanna, as ... See full summary »

Creator: Gene Roddenberry | Director: Rob Bowman | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

21. The Dukes of Hazzard (1979–1985)
Episode: No More Mr. Nice Guy (1984)

PG | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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Daisy wins a cache of prizes after becoming the 1 millionth customer at the Capitol City Department Store. But the contest is a phony and the prizes were stolen, all as a part of Boss' ... See full summary »

Creator: Gy Waldron | Director: Ralph Riskin | Stars: Tom Wopat, John Schneider, Catherine Bach, Denver Pyle

22. Get Smart (1965–1970)
Episode: One of Our Olives Is Missing (1967)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Crime

8.4
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A country singer accidentally swallows an olive with a transmitter in it and Max must protect her from KAOS.

Creators: Mel Brooks, Buck Henry | Director: Jess Oppenheimer | Stars: Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Edward Platt, Carol Burnett

23. Just Shoot Me! (1997–2003)
Episode: Pass the Salt (1998)

Comedy

7.6
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With his dad in town for a fireman's convention, Finch is nervous about him dropping by the office. But when he does, Finch is surprised when Red invites him out for dinner and a Broadway ... See full summary »

Creator: Steven Levitan | Director: Leonard R. Garner Jr. | Stars: Laura San Giacomo, George Segal, Wendie Malick, Enrico Colantoni