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1. The Gambler (III) (2014)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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55 Metascore

Literature professor and gambler Jim Bennett's debt causes him to borrow money from his mother and a loan shark. Further complicating his situation, is his relationship with one of his students. Will Bennett risk his life for a second chance?

Director: Rupert Wyatt | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Jessica Lange, John Goodman, Brie Larson

Votes: 53,565 | Gross: $33.63M

2. Romeo Must Die (2000)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.1
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52 Metascore

An avenging cop seeks out his brother's killer and falls for the daughter of a businessman who is involved in a money-deal with his father.

Director: Andrzej Bartkowiak | Stars: Jet Li, Aaliyah, Isaiah Washington, Russell Wong

Votes: 59,539 | Gross: $55.97M

3. Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

3.2
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A group of teenagers get into a car crash in the Texas woods on prom night, and then wander into an old farmhouse that is home to Leatherface and his insane family of cannibalistic psychopaths.

Director: Kim Henkel | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Matthew McConaughey, Robert Jacks, Tonie Perensky

Votes: 16,058 | Gross: $0.09M

4. Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

PG | 93 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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80 Metascore

Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow looks to bring down Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Director: George Clooney | Stars: David Strathairn, George Clooney, Patricia Clarkson, Jeff Daniels

Votes: 86,638 | Gross: $31.50M

5. Danton (1983)

PG | 136 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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Action opens in November of 1793, with Danton returning to Paris from his country retreat upon learning that the Committee for Public Safety, under Robespierre's incitement, has begun a ... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Wojciech Pszoniak, Anne Alvaro, Roland Blanche

Votes: 4,928

6. The Barbarian Invasions (2003)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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70 Metascore

During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son.

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Rémy Girard, Dorothée Berryman, Stéphane Rousseau, Marie-Josée Croze

Votes: 25,768 | Gross: $3.43M

7. Love on the Run (1936)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.7
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A runaway bride and an undercover reporter get caught up in political intrigue as they lead a merry chase across Europe and uncover a spy plot.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Reginald Owen

Votes: 743

8. Io, Don Giovanni (2009)

127 min | Drama, History, Music

7.0
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A drama based on the life of 18th century Italian lyricist Lorenzo da Ponte, who collaborated with Mozart on his "Don Giovanni" opera.

Director: Carlos Saura | Stars: Tobias Moretti, Eulàlia Ramon, Sergi Roca, Anna Saura Ramón

Votes: 485

9. Lucrezia Borgia (1935)

93 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.0
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At the end of the 15th Century, Rome is ruled ruthlessly by power mad and sex hungry Cesare Borgia, the eldest son of Pope Alexander VI. Following the advice of his chief adviser Niccolo ... See full summary »

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Edwige Feuillère, Gabriel Gabrio, Maurice Escande, Roger Karl

Votes: 164

10. The Prince (I) (1996)

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A young executive in a toy company is dangerously close to being fired. He meets a mysterious man who teaches him how to manipulate others and soon the young man is a shark on the top of ... See full summary »

Director: Pinchas Perry | Stars: Billy Dee Williams, Michael Riley, Tom Billett, Earl Boen

Votes: 33

11. Stardust Stricken - Mohsen Makhmalbaf: A Portrait (1996)

70 min | Documentary, Biography

5.7
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Director: Houshang Golmakani | Stars: Akbar Abdi, Dariush Arjmand, Ezzatolah Entezami, Mehdi Hashemi

Votes: 24

12. The Damned Don't Cry: The Crawford Formula - Real and Reel (2005 Video)

Unrated | 13 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

2.8
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The Joan Crawford crime thriller, The Damned Don't Cry (1950), is the topic of discussion for various interviewees.

Director: George Tzimopoulos | Stars: Joan Crawford, Glenn Erickson, Boze Hadleigh, Drew Casper

Votes: 82

13. EZ Streets (1996–1997)
Episode: A Ceremony of Innocence (1997)

Crime, Drama, Romance

9.4
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Director: Michael Fields | Stars: Ken Olin, Joe Pantoliano, Jason Gedrick, Sarah Trigger

Votes: 9

14. Saved by the Bell: The College Years (1993–1994)
Episode: A Question of Ethics (1993)

TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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After a new professor takes over their ethics class, the gang face a dilemma when Zach gets his hands on a copy of the midterm.

Director: Jeff Melman | Stars: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Mario Lopez, Dustin Diamond, Anne Tremko

Votes: 34

15. Popular (1999–2001)
Episode: Baby, Don't Do It! (2000)

TV-14 | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.3
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Ms. Glass assigns crying baby dolls to everyone in the class to teach them about parental responsibilities. Brooke must choose between her mom and her dad. Emory's wicked tween sisters hold a party and try to outdo Nicole and Mary Cherry.

Director: Michael M. Robin | Stars: Leslie Bibb, Carly Pope, Tamara Mello, Christopher Gorham

Votes: 30

16. Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
Episode: Body Double (2008)

TV-PG | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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During a performance of "Macbeth" in a venerable Toronto theater, a desiccated body breaks through the floor and lands with a chandelier just missing Lady Macbeth.

Director: Shawn Thompson | Stars: Yannick Bisson, Helene Joy, Thomas Craig, Jonny Harris

Votes: 148

17. Stella (2005– )
Episode: Coffee Shop (2005)

22 min | Comedy

8.6
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The guy's friendship is tested when they open rival coffee shops.

Director: David Wain | Stars: Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, David Wain, Samantha Buck

Votes: 39

18. Borgen (2010–2013)
Episode: Dyden i midten (2010)

TV-14 | 58 min | Drama

8.0
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Three days before an election, party leader Birgitte Nyborg shakes up her campaign by denouncing her closest ally, sensitive information about the prime minister's shopping expenses lands ... See full summary »

Director: Søren Kragh-Jacobsen | Stars: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Pilou Asbæk, Mikael Birkkjær

Votes: 248

19. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: Enemies (1999)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama

8.1
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A crucial banking bill is at risk when political rivals of environmentally sensitive President Bartlet attach a land-use rider to it that would allow strip-mining some of the Montana ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Rob Lowe, Moira Kelly, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney

Votes: 475

20. As the World Turns (1956–2010)
Episode: Episode #1.13456 (2009)

TV-14 | Drama, Romance

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Carly tries to replace Craig with Lily as her business partner. After Josie's pleas on Paul's behalf, Meg visits Paul at the police station.

Director: Sonia Blangiardo | Stars: Ellen Dolan, Eileen Fulton, Don Hastings, Kathryn Hays

21. The Young and the Restless (1973– )
Episode: Episode #1.9075 (2009)

TV-14 | Drama, Romance

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Eden sneaks out of the house to visit Noah. J.T. and Colleen find Brad's car, but can't find Brad. Phyllis frets over the fact that Nick and Sharon are alone together.

Director: Dean Lamont | Stars: Peter Bergman, Vail Bloom, Eric Braeden, Bryton James

22. Downton Abbey (2010–2015)
Episode: Episode #6.1 (2015)

TV-PG | 66 min | Drama, Romance

8.4
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Lady Mary's past catches up with her when an unwelcome visitor delivers an ultimatum, and news about the running of Downton Hospital puts Violet on the warpath.

Director: Minkie Spiro | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Raquel Cassidy

Votes: 706

23. Countdown (1982– )
Episode: Episode #72.22 (2015)

Game-Show

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Director: Matt Woodward | Stars: Nick Hewer, Rachel Riley, Susie Dent, Graeme Le Saux

24. Borgen (2010–2013)
Episode: Første tirsdag i oktober (2010)

TV-14 | 58 min | Drama

8.1
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A year after taking office, the prime minister's approval ratings are low, her government is in internal conflict, and her marriage is hanging by a thread. As she prepares for another year in parliament, what can be saved?

Director: Annette K. Olesen | Stars: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Pilou Asbæk, Mikael Birkkjær

Votes: 160

25. House M.D. (2004–2012)
Episode: Holding On (2012)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery

8.9
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A patient's illness has its roots in the body and mind.

Director: Miguel Sapochnik | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard, Jesse Spencer

Votes: 1,533

26. La nuit écoute (1964–1967)
Episode: Jean Giono (1965)

26 min | Short, Talk-Show

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Director: Jean Bertho | Stars: Jean Giono, Claude Santelli

27. National Geographic Explorer (1985– )
Episode: Last Days of the Maya (2005)

51 min | Documentary, History

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The remains of a royal massacre uncovered at an abandoned Maya city are providing clues to the ancient mystery of why that civilization collapsed 1,200 years ago.

Star: Salvatore Vecchio

28. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985–1989)
Episode: Murder Party (1988)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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A wealthy shady businessman is poisoned during his birthday party at his mansion. The main suspects are four of the people closest to him and they all had very good reasons to want him dead. Darkly comical plot twists ensue.

Director: Allan King | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, David McCallum, Leigh Taylor-Young, David Hemblen

Votes: 24

29. Borgen (2010–2013)
Episode: Mænd der elsker kvinder (2010)

TV-14 | 58 min | Drama

7.9
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The government's agenda on equal opportunities in corporate business brings pressure from the media as well as the country's most powerful businessman.

Director: Annette K. Olesen | Stars: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Pilou Asbæk, Mikael Birkkjær

Votes: 163

30. O.K. Crackerby! (1965–1966)
Episode: Operation Susan (1966)

30 min | Comedy

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Crackerby decides St. John and Susan's five-year courtship needs a "nudge" towards the altar. Final episode of the series.

Director: Seymour Robbie | Stars: Burl Ives, Hal Buckley, Brooke Adams, Brian Corcoran

31. The Private Life of a Masterpiece (2001– )
Episode: Paolo Uccello: The Battle of San Romano (2005)

50 min | Documentary

7.6
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Scholars, critics, and military strategists discuss the abundant merits of Paolo Uccello's "The Battle of San Romano," a triptych painting that immortalizes a single day's warfare from preparation, engagement, and victory.

Director: Ian Michael Jones | Stars: Samuel West, Susanna Avery-Quash, Francesco Cagliotti, Alessandro Cecchi

Votes: 8

32. Becker (1998–2004)
Episode: Parannoyed (2002)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.7
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Becker is furious because someone has tampered with his laundry and mail and left his apartment covered with roaches. He is sure these developments are all the result of intentional sabotage by his neighbours.

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

Votes: 31

33. Profit (1996– )
Episode: Pilot (1996)

90 min | Drama

8.5
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Jim Profit uses the death of a Vice-President at Gracen & Gracen, and every dirty trick in the book (plus a few tricks he invents), to position himself to assume the position of the dead man's boss, Jack Walters.

Director: Robert Iscove | Stars: Adrian Pasdar, Lisa Zane, Scott Paulin, Lisa Darr

Votes: 52

34. Ed (2000–2004)
Episode: Pilot (2000)

Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Having bought a bowling alley in his home town, Ed settles in Stuckeyville life and soon begins offering legal advice; Carol wrestles with her relationship; Mike and Nancy seek to revive their sex life.

Director: James Frawley | Stars: Tom Cavanagh, Julie Bowen, Jana Marie Hupp, Josh Randall

Votes: 41

35. Warehouse 13 (2009–2014)
Episode: Pilot (2009)

TV-14 | 87 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.5
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Secret Service Agents Pete Lattimer and Myka Bering are assigned to protect an exposition in Washington D.C., but they fail and a rare Aztec stone is stolen. However, they are individually ... See full summary »

Director: Jace Alexander | Stars: Eddie McClintock, Joanne Kelly, Saul Rubinek, Genelle Williams

Votes: 661

36. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: Red Leader (1987)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.4
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A corrupt business man is offered a top position in Hell by the devil.

Director: John Harrison | Stars: Joe E. Tata, Carmine Caridi, Brioni Farrell, Peter Bromilow

Votes: 92

37. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Shadowplay: Part 2 (2004)

57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A fourth schizophrenic young woman falls under the spell of the shadowy religious figure known as "The Shepherd," who exploits her paranoia and manipulates her toward murdering psychiatrist Matt Carney, brother of her doctor, David Carney.

Director: Andy Hay | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Wil Johnson, Claire Goose

Votes: 75

38. Angel (1999–2004)
Episode: Soul Purpose (2004)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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Lindsey and Eve continue to plot against Team Angel. Lindsey approaches Spike, telling him that the Powers That Be have selected Spike to be the new Champion now that Angel is working for ... See full summary »

Director: David Boreanaz | Stars: David Boreanaz, James Marsters, J. August Richards, Amy Acker

Votes: 804

39. Bored to Death (2009–2011)
Episode: Take a Dive (2009)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.7
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Having picked up the gauntlet thrown down by Richard - and having thwarted a blackmail bid aimed at getting Jonathan to take a dive - the Edition team gear up for a tripleheader boxing ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Feig | Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianakis, Ted Danson, Heather Burns

Votes: 233

40. Agent X (2015)
Episode: The Devil & John Case (2015)

42 min | Action, Drama

7.5
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The cabal trail leads John to a lawless Mexican town, where he is drawn into a deadly feud between the local drug lord, nicknamed El Diablo, and the town's police chief, Luna. At the same ... See full summary »

Director: Félix Enríquez Alcalá | Stars: Sharon Stone, Jeff Hephner, Jamey Sheridan, John Shea

Votes: 143

41. Bones (2005–2017)
Episode: The Final Chapter: The Scare in the Score (2017)

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

8.0
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Booth searches in his past because dead bodies start appearing close to Washington DC.That are connected to Booth's old army unit.Brennan panics about her father, she doesn't know whether she can trust him, because of a medical procedure.

Director: Randy Zisk | Stars: Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin, Tamara Taylor

Votes: 192

42. Spin City (1996–2002)
Episode: The Great Debate (1999)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Mike courts a wealthy NYC socialite to fund Randall's Senate campaign, which Caitlin bankrupted. Nikki and Janelle compete to mentor a hunky intern. Paul moves in with coworkers temporarily after a tiff with Claudia.

Director: Andy Cadiff | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Richard Kind, Alan Ruck, Michael Boatman

Votes: 56

43. The Borgias (2011–2013)
Episode: The Gunpowder Plot (2013)

TV-MA | 46 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.2
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Lucrezia escapes with Alfonso and her baby from Naples while the Pope corners the market in sulfur, restricting others from manufacturing gunpowder.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Jeremy Irons, François Arnaud, Holliday Grainger, Joanne Whalley

Votes: 263

44. Borgen (2010–2013)
Episode: Tæl til 90 (2010)

TV-14 | 58 min | Drama

8.1
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After a successful election, Birgitte Nyborg looks set to become Denmark's first female prime minister, but allies and opponents do their best to block her way.

Director: Søren Kragh-Jacobsen | Stars: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Pilou Asbæk, Mikael Birkkjær

Votes: 194

45. White Collar (2009–2014)
Episode: Upper West Side Story (2012)

TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.1
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When scholarship funds from a prestigious prep school mysteriously disappear, Neal poses as a substitute teacher to help Peter and the FBI figure out where the money is really going.

Director: Russell Lee Fine | Stars: Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson, Marsha Thomason

Votes: 518

46. EWTN Presents Bookmark (1998– )
Episode: Worshipping the State: How Liberalism Became Our State Religion (2014)

27 min | Family, Talk-Show

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Franciscan University of Steubenville professor Benjamin Wiker discusses his book, Worshipping the State: How Liberalism Became Our State Religion, and his forthcoming EWTN series Saints vs. Scoundrels.

Director: Chuck Morse | Stars: Doug Keck, Benjamin Wiker