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1. Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

R | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.4
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48 Metascore

Axel Foley returns to Beverly Hills to help Taggart and Rosewood investigate Chief Bogamil's near-fatal shooting and the series of "alphabet crimes" associated with it.

Writers: Danilo Bach, Daniel Petrie Jr., Eddie Murphy, Robert D. Wachs, Larry Ferguson, Warren Skaaren | Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Jürgen Prochnow, Ronny Cox

Votes: 78,072

2. Just One of the Guys (1985)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Terry Griffith has got it all -- looks, popularity, the perfect college boyfriend, and an article that's a shoo-in to win her a summer internship at the local newspaper... or so she thinks.... See full summary »

Writers: Dennis Feldman, Jeff Franklin | Director: Lisa Gottlieb | Stars: Joyce Hyser, Clayton Rohner, Billy Jayne, Toni Hudson

Votes: 9,057

3. Jesus' Son (1999)

R | 107 min | Drama

7.0
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76 Metascore

A young man turns from drug addiction and petty crime to a life redeemed by a discovery of compassion.

Writers: Denis Johnson, Elizabeth Cuthrell, David Urrutia, Oren Moverman | Director: Alison Maclean | Stars: Billy Crudup, Robert Michael Kelly, Torben Brooks, Dierdre Lewis

Votes: 6,085

4. Twenty Feet from Stardom (2013)

PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.4
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83 Metascore

Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. Their voices bring harmony to the biggest bands in popular music, but we've had no idea who these singers are or what lives they lead, until now.

Director: Morgan Neville | Stars: Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Judith Hill

Votes: 8,443

5. Steel (1997)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

2.7
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John Henry Irons designs weapons for the military. When his project to create weapons that harmlessly neutralize soldiers is sabotaged, he leaves in disgust. When he sees gangs are using ... See full summary »

Writers: Louise Simonson, Jon Bogdanove, Kenneth Johnson | Director: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Shaquille O'Neal, Annabeth Gish, Judd Nelson, Richard Roundtree

Votes: 8,122

6. Pieces of April (2003)

PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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70 Metascore

A wayward daughter invites her dying mother and the rest of her estranged family to her apartment for Thanksgiving dinner.

Writer: Peter Hedges | Director: Peter Hedges | Stars: Katie Holmes, Oliver Platt, Patricia Clarkson, Derek Luke

Votes: 17,545

7. Another 48 Hrs. (1990)

R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.8
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23 Metascore

Jack Cates once again enlists the aid of ex-con Reggie Hammond--this time, to take down The Iceman, a ruthless drug lord operating in the San Francisco bay area.

Writers: Roger Spottiswoode, Walter Hill, Larry Gross, Steven E. de Souza, Eddie Murphy, John Fasano, Jeb Stuart | Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Brion James, Kevin Tighe

Votes: 27,181

8. Edison (2005)

R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.3
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Upon discovering a den of corrupt policemen, a fresh-faced journalist makes a shaky allies in a jaded reporter and investigator for a powerful district attorney.

Writer: David J. Burke | Director: David J. Burke | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Justin Timberlake, LL Cool J

Votes: 12,811

9. Liberty Heights (1999)

R | 127 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.1
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75 Metascore

Anti-Semitism, race relations, coming of age, and fathers and sons: in Baltimore from fall, 1954, to fall, 1955. Racial integration comes to the high school, TV is killing burlesque, and ... See full summary »

Writer: Barry Levinson | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Adrien Brody, Bebe Neuwirth, Joe Mantegna, Ben Foster

Votes: 5,712

10. 24 7: Twenty Four Seven (1997)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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In a typical English working-class town, the juveniles have nothing more to do than hang around in gangs. One day, Alan Darcy, a highly motivated man with the same kind of youth experience,... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Fraser, Shane Meadows | Director: Shane Meadows | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Danny Nussbaum, Toby, Bruce Jones

Votes: 1,991

11. La mission (2009)

R | 117 min | Drama

7.0
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47 Metascore

A single-parent ex-con in a tough, minority neighborhood finds his personal values challenged when he discovers his son is gay.

Writer: Peter Bratt | Director: Peter Bratt | Stars: Benjamin Bratt, Alex Hernandez, Christopher Borgzinner, Jeremy Ray Valdez

Votes: 1,434

12. Hammer (1972)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Action

4.5
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A dock worker becomes a prizefighter, but gets mixed up with a crooked manager. A sympathetic L.A. detective tries to set him straight, but he won't listen. His manager, who is also a drug ... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Eric Johnson | Director: Bruce D. Clark | Stars: Fred Williamson, Bernie Hamilton, Vonetta McGee, William Smith

Votes: 392

13. Pyrates (1991)

R | Comedy, Romance

4.8
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Ari (Kevin Bacon) and Sam (Kyra Sedgwick), have incendiary sex a lot and burn down apartment blocks, wig-wams, etc...

Writer: Noah Stern | Director: Noah Stern | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, Bruce Payne, Kristin Dattilo

Votes: 516

14. George Carlin: You Are All Diseased (1999 TV Special)

TV-MA | 65 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.6
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Legendary comic Carlin comes back to the Beacon theater to angrily rant about airport security, germs, cigars, angels, children and parents, men, names, religion, god, advertising, Bill Jeff and minorities.

Writer: George Carlin | Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 2,602

15. Spanish Fly (1998)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

4.6
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A woman reporter in over her head in trying to write a book on the male machismo in Spain finds the men don't match her story's expectations. She also finds herself involved in relationships with the wrong men.

Writer: Daphna Kastner | Director: Daphna Kastner | Stars: Daphna Kastner, Toni Cantó, Martin Donovan, Danny Huston

Votes: 139

16. Rock & Roll (1995 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary, Music

8.2
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A history of rock and roll music.

Stars: Liev Schreiber, Hoss Allen, Al Aronowitz, Joan Baez

Votes: 60

17. Jobriath A.D. (2012)

102 min | Documentary

7.7
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58 Metascore

Called "The American Bowie," "The True Fairy of Rock & Roll" and "Hype of the Year," Jobriath's reign as the first openly gay rock star was brief and over by 1975. Now, 35 years later, "... See full summary »

Writer: Kieran Turner | Director: Kieran Turner | Stars: Jerry Brandt, Jayne County, Dennis Christopher, Joe Elliott

Votes: 77

18. Spokane (2004)

29 min | Short

6.3
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Two guys bail on a wedding, head to a strip club, and end up in a hotel room ...

Writer: Larry Kennar | Director: Larry Kennar | Stars: Jason Waters, Kyle Bornheimer, Johnny Pascucci, Denby Meyer

Votes: 55

19. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Anger Management: Part 2 (2004)

58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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The Team effectively proves that dead man was a murder victim, not a suicide and narrows their prime suspects to three inmates at the halfway house where the crime was committed. Two of ... See full summary »

Creator: Barbara Machin | Director: Andy Hay | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Holly Aird, Claire Goose

Votes: 57

20. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1996)
Episode: Bang the Drum, Ashley (1990)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.5
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After Ashley reveals to him that she does not enjoy playing the violin he takes her to and trades her violin in for a drum set. Then reveals that he has already hired Ashley a teacher. Jazz.

Creators: Andy Borowitz, Susan Borowitz | Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Will Smith, James Avery, Janet Hubert, Alfonso Ribeiro

Votes: 231

21. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1996)
Episode: Courting Disaster (1990)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.7
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Will joins the school basketball with Carlton already on it. Will becomes the star of the team and Carlton becomes jealous and the competition between the two starts. Carlton decides to ... See full summary »

Creators: Andy Borowitz, Susan Borowitz | Director: Jeff Melman | Stars: Will Smith, James Avery, Janet Hubert, Alfonso Ribeiro

Votes: 182

22. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )
Episode: Eddie Murphy (2006)

Talk-Show

7.9
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Stars: James Lipton, Eddie Murphy, Dave Chappelle, Martin Lawrence

Votes: 35

23. The Chase (2013– )
Episode: Episode #4.3 (2014)

Game-Show

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Director: Hal Grant | Stars: Brooke Burns, Mark Labbett, Shawn Parr

24. The X-Files (1993–2002)
Episode: Fearful Symmetry (1995)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.6
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Animals from a zoo in Idaho are suspected of killing several people, but witnesses claim the real culprit is a powerful invincible force.

Creator: Chris Carter | Director: James Whitmore Jr. | Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Jayne Atkinson, Lance Guest

Votes: 1,619

25. According to Jim (2001–2009)
Episode: Guess Who's Cooking Your Dinner? (2005)

TV-PG | Comedy

5.9
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Cheryl finds out that Jim made Kyle lie about his age at the cinema, and lectures how there is only right and wrong. Then Dana enlists her to cook for Ryan who thinks Dana is doing the cooking. When Jim finds out, it's only the start.

Creators: Tracy Newman, Jonathan Stark | Director: Mark Cendrowski | Stars: James Belushi, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Larry Joe Campbell

Votes: 54

26. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1996)
Episode: How I Spent My Summer Vacation (1992)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.5
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Will returns from his Summer vacation in Philly with his mom. He brings back with him a new style and it rubs off on Ashley. Phil kicks Will out.

Creators: Andy Borowitz, Susan Borowitz | Director: Shelley Jensen | Stars: Will Smith, James Avery, Janet Hubert, Alfonso Ribeiro

Votes: 124

28. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)
Episode: Lab Rats (2007)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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With Grissom out of his office and all of the detectives out in the field, Hodges and the lab other techs try to discover new clues in the miniature killer case.

Creator: Anthony E. Zuiker | Director: Brad Tanenbaum | Stars: William Petersen, Marg Helgenberger, Gary Dourdan, George Eads

Votes: 549

29. Liquid Assets (2003– )
Episode: Oasis's Million$ (2003)

Documentary

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Director: Sam Lewens | Stars: Simon Sharman, Tim Abbot, Damon Albarn, Topaz Amoore

30. Supernatural (2005– )
Episode: Party On, Garth (2012)

TV-14 | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.6
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Garth calls Sam and Dean for assistance in battling a ghost that you can only see when drunk.

Creator: Eric Kripke | Director: Philip Sgriccia | Stars: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, DJ Qualls, Terry David Mulligan

Votes: 1,311

31. The Parkers (1999–2004)
Episode: Scary Kim (2000)

TV-PG | Comedy

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Creators: Ralph Farquhar, Sara V. Finney, Vida Spears | Director: Ken Whittingham | Stars: Mo'Nique, Countess Vaughn, Jenna von Oÿ, Ken Lawson

32. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1996)
Episode: Six Degrees of Graduation (1993)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.7
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It's time for graduation and Will is failing in his music course. His teacher will give him a passing grade if he sings at the graduation ceremony - with 12 year olds.

Creators: Andy Borowitz, Susan Borowitz | Director: Shelley Jensen | Stars: Will Smith, James Avery, Janet Hubert, Alfonso Ribeiro

Votes: 118

33. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1996)
Episode: Someday Your Prince Will Be in Effect: Part 1 (1990)

TV-PG | Comedy

6.8
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The family heads to the mall to pick up costumes for Hilary's Halloween Party, while Will and Carlton place a bet to see who can find a date for the party. Philip gets held up at a gadget ... See full summary »

Creators: Andy Borowitz, Susan Borowitz | Director: Jeff Melman | Stars: Will Smith, James Avery, Janet Hubert, Alfonso Ribeiro

Votes: 182

34. Good Times (1974–1979)
Episode: The Check Up (1974)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.0
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James does not want to go to the doctor for a physical checkup. Florida and the children tell him he needs to go because they depend on him.

Creators: Eric Monte, Mike Evans, Norman Lear | Director: Herbert Kenwith | Stars: Esther Rolle, John Amos, Ja'net DuBois, Ralph Carter

Votes: 19

35. World of Sport (1964–1985)
Episode: The Muhammad Ali Talk-In International Sports Special (1974)

Sport

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Director: David Scott | Stars: Dickie Davies, Muhammad Ali, John Alderton, Henry Cooper

36. Gilmore Girls (2000–2007)
Episode: The Perfect Dress (2006)

TV-PG | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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The perfect dress: elegant blush-silk tulle, in Lorelai's size and on sale -ideal for a wedding. The perfect mess: Lane, short tempered, belligerent and miserable since she broke up with Zach and moved back home.

Creator: Amy Sherman-Palladino | Director: Jamie Babbit | Stars: Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Melissa McCarthy, Scott Patterson

Votes: 157

37. Haven (2010– )
Episode: The Trial of Audrey Parker (2010)

44 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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Audrey's boss comes to town to get a report from her, and the find themselves in the middle of a heist aimed at recovering a smuggled box from Duke.

Creators: Sam Ernst, Jim Dunn | Director: Lee Rose | Stars: Emily Rose, Lucas Bryant, Maurice Dean Wint, Michelle Monteith

Votes: 255

38. The Cleveland Show (2009–2013)
Episode: To Live and Die in Va. (2011)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

6.3
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When Lester invests in Cleveland's beer truck business and loses his life savings, he is so upset that he decides to take his own life - or does he? Meanwhile, Rallo is tired of getting his... See full summary »

Creators: Seth MacFarlane, Richard Appel, Mike Henry | Director: Seung Woo Cha | Stars: Mike Henry, Sanaa Lathan, Kevin Michael Richardson, Reagan Gomez-Preston

Votes: 90

39. Swamp People (2010– )
Episode: Way of the Swamp (2014)

TV-PG | Action, Reality-TV

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Swampers are in danger of losing their businesses until family and friends come to their aid. One hunter gets some needed help from their spouse and a friend. A second hunter is reunited ... See full summary »

Stars: Troy Landry, R.J. Molinere, Jay Paul Molinere, Liz Cavalier