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1. The Big Bang Theory (2007– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy | Active

8.6
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A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory.

Stars: Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Simon Helberg

2. Modern Family (2009– )

22 min | Comedy | Active

8.7
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Three different, but related families face trials and tribulations in their own uniquely comedic ways.

Stars: Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell

3. Troop Beverly Hills (1989)

PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy

5.3
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As Phyllis, a Beverly Hills housewife, is in the middle of a divorce, she tries to find focus in her life by taking over her daughter Hannah's Wilderness Girl troop. Among the girls are ... See full summary »

Writers: Ava Ostern Fries, Pamela Norris, Margaret Oberman | Director: Jeff Kanew | Stars: Shelley Long, Craig T. Nelson, Betty Thomas, Mary Gross

4. Blow (2001)

R | 124 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.6
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52 Metascore

The story of George Jung, the man who established the American cocaine market in the 1970s.

Writers: Bruce Porter, David McKenna, Nick Cassavetes | Director: Ted Demme | Stars: Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Franka Potente, Rachel Griffiths

5. Veronica Mars (2004–2007)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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After her best friend is murdered and her father is removed as county sheriff, Veronica Mars dedicates her life to cracking the toughest mysteries in the affluent town of Neptune.

Creator: Rob Thomas | Stars: Kristen Bell, Percy Daggs III, Jason Dohring, Francis Capra

6. Savages (2012)

R | 131 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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59 Metascore

Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.

Writers: Shane Salerno, Don Winslow, Oliver Stone | Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively, Benicio Del Toro

7. Baywatch (1989–2001)

60 min | Drama, Action, Adventure

5.0
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Television series about a cadre of attractive lifeguards who patrol a crowded recreational beach.

Stars: David Hasselhoff, Pamela Anderson, Yasmine Bleeth, Jeremy Jackson

8. CHiPs (1977–1983)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers.

Creator: Rick Rosner | Stars: Erik Estrada, Larry Wilcox, Robert Pine, Brodie Greer

9. Three's Company (1977–1984)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.6
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The misadventures of two women and one man living in one apartment and their neighbors.

Stars: John Ritter, Joyce DeWitt, Suzanne Somers, Richard Kline

10. The Kids Are All Right (2010)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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86 Metascore

Two children conceived by artificial insemination bring their father into their family life.

Writers: Lisa Cholodenko, Stuart Blumberg | Director: Lisa Cholodenko | Stars: Annette Bening, Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Mia Wasikowska

11. Southland (2009–2013)

42 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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Southland takes a raw look at Los Angeles as it is in the 2000s and as well at the lives of the officers of the Los Angeles Police Department who are trying to contain it.

Creator: Ann Biderman | Stars: Michael Cudlitz, Shawn Hatosy, Regina King, Ben McKenzie

12. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino with the help of police snitch called Huggy Bear.

Creator: William Blinn | Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas, Bernie Hamilton

13. Christine (1983)

R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.6
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A nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it.

Writers: Stephen King, Bill Phillips | Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul, Robert Prosky

14. Rubber (2010)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Horror

5.8
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59 Metascore

A homicidal car tire, discovering it has destructive psionic power, sets its sights on a desert town once a mysterious woman becomes its obsession.

Writer: Quentin Dupieux | Director: Quentin Dupieux | Stars: Stephen Spinella, Roxane Mesquida, Wings Hauser, Jack Plotnick

15. Inland Empire (2006)

R | 180 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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72 Metascore

As an actress starts to adopt the persona of her character in a film, her world starts to become nightmarish and surreal.

Writer: David Lynch | Director: David Lynch | Stars: Laura Dern, Jeremy Irons, Justin Theroux, Karolina Gruszka

16. Southland Tales (2006)

R | 145 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.5
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44 Metascore

During a three day heat wave just before a huge 4th of July celebration, an action star stricken with amnesia meets up with a porn star who is developing her own reality TV project, and a policeman who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.

Writer: Richard Kelly | Director: Richard Kelly | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Seann William Scott, Carlos Amezcua

17. Short Cuts (1993)

R | 187 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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79 Metascore

The day-to-day lives of a number of suburban Los Angeles residents.

Writers: Raymond Carver, Robert Altman, Frank Barhydt | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Andie MacDowell, Julianne Moore, Tim Robbins, Bruce Davison

18. Orange County (2002)

PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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48 Metascore

A guidance counselor mistakenly sends out the wrong transcripts to Stanford University under the name of an over-achieving high schooler.

Writer: Mike White | Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: Colin Hanks, Jack Black, Schuyler Fisk, Bret Harrison

19. Shelter (II) (2007)

R | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.9
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66 Metascore

When his college dreams are sidelined by family obligations, a young man finds comfort in surfing with his best friend's brother.

Writer: Jonah Markowitz | Director: Jonah Markowitz | Stars: Trevor Wright, Brad Rowe, Tina Holmes, Jackson Wurth

20. A Better Life (2011)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama

7.2
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64 Metascore

A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while trying to give his son the opportunities he never had.

Writers: Eric Eason, Roger L. Simon | Director: Chris Weitz | Stars: Demian Bichir, José Julián, Eddie 'Piolin' Sotelo, Joaquín Cosio

21. Crossing Over (2009)

R | 113 min | Drama

6.8
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38 Metascore

Crossing Over is a multi-character canvas about immigrants of different nationalities struggling to achieve legal status in Los Angeles. The film deals with the border, document fraud, the ... See full summary »

Writer: Wayne Kramer | Director: Wayne Kramer | Stars: Harrison Ford, Ashley Judd, Ray Liotta, Jim Sturgess

22. Kaboom (2010)

Unrated | 86 min | Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.8
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64 Metascore

A sci-fi story centered on the sexual awakening of a group of college students.

Writer: Gregg Araki | Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: Thomas Dekker, Haley Bennett, Chris Zylka, Roxane Mesquida

23. Nobody Walks (2012)

R | 83 min | Drama

5.4
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51 Metascore

A Silver Lake family's relaxed dynamic is tested after they take in a young artist so she can complete her art film.

Writers: Lena Dunham, Ry Russo-Young | Director: Ry Russo-Young | Stars: John Krasinski, Olivia Thirlby, Rosemarie DeWitt, India Ennenga

24. That's What I Am (2011)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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53 Metascore

A coming-of-age story set in 1965 that follows 12-year-old Andy Nichol (Chase Ellison), a bright student who, like most kids his age, will do anything to avoid conflict for fear of ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Pavone | Director: Michael Pavone | Stars: Ed Harris, Chase Ellison, Molly Parker, Daniel Roebuck

25. Five Easy Pieces (1970)

R | 98 min | Drama

7.5
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A drop-out from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil-rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest.

Writers: Carole Eastman, Bob Rafelson | Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Billy Green Bush, Fannie Flagg

26. Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Documentary film-maker Bob Saunders and his wife Carol attend a group therapy session that serves as the backdrop for the opening scenes of the film. Returning to their Los Angeles home, ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Mazursky, Larry Tucker | Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Natalie Wood, Robert Culp, Elliott Gould, Dyan Cannon

27. Nowhere (1997)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.3
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The third film in a trilogy by writer-director Gregg Araki. Described as "90210 on acid", the film tells the story of a day in the lives of a group of high school kids Los Angeles and the strange lives they lead.

Writer: Gregg Araki | Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: James Duval, Rachel True, Nathan Bexton, Chiara Mastroianni

28. King of California (2007)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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63 Metascore

An unstable dad who after getting out of a mental institution tries to convince his daughter that there's Spanish gold buried somewhere under suburbia.

Writer: Mike Cahill | Director: Mike Cahill | Stars: Michael Douglas, Evan Rachel Wood, Willis Burks II, Laura Kachergus

29. Gigantic (2010– )

30 min | Drama, Family

5.4
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A half-hour dramedy that takes a fictional look at the glitzy, chaotic and often hilarious life of being a Hollywood "it" kid. Set in the world of the Hollywood elite packed with A-list ... See full summary »

Stars: Tony Oller, Ryan Rottman, Grace Gummer, Jolene Purdy

30. A Bag of Hammers (2011)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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50 Metascore

Two misfit best friends incapable of growing up, whose direction is tested by an abandoned child, worn beyond his years; together they invent the family they've always needed.

Writers: Brian Crano, Jake Sandvig | Director: Brian Crano | Stars: Jason Ritter, Jake Sandvig, Chandler Canterbury, Rebecca Hall

31. Cutter's Way (1981)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Richard spots a man dumping a body, and decides to expose the man he thinks is the culprit with his friend Alex Cutter.

Writers: Newton Thornburg, Jeffrey Alan Fiskin | Director: Ivan Passer | Stars: Jeff Bridges, John Heard, Lisa Eichhorn, Ann Dusenberry

32. CHiPs '99 (1998 TV Movie)

120 min | Crime, Drama

5.0
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Ponch has returned to the police force, and is determined to help his friend Jon in investigating various car thefts.

Writers: Morgan Gendel, Rick Rosner | Director: Jon Cassar | Stars: Larry Wilcox, Erik Estrada, Robert Pine, Paul Korver

33. White T (2013)

R | Comedy

3.1
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Herbert & Henry (Jerod and Jamal Mixon) are twin brothers with dreams to become the biggest rap stars in the game. Their chance at super-stardom comes after they buy a T-shirt with a ... See full summary »

Writers: Blake Phillips, Lance Frank, Chase Alexander | Director: Lance Frank | Stars: Jamal Mixon, Jerod Mixon, Eric Roberts, Deion Sanders

34. Lifeguard (I) (1976)

PG | 96 min | Drama

6.5
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Rick is in his 30s, but still works full-time as a lifeguard on the beaches of Los Angeles in California. He enjoys the fun of it, but even more the silent moments. However when he meets ... See full summary »

Writer: Ron Koslow | Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Sam Elliott, Anne Archer, Stephen Young, Parker Stevenson

35. Bukowski: Born into This (2003)

R | 130 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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77 Metascore

Documentary on Charles Bukowski, author of 'Notes of a Dirty Old Man', 'Love Is a Dog from Hell', and the autobiographical novels, 'Women', 'Hollywood', and 'Post Office'.

Director: John Dullaghan | Stars: Charles Bukowski, Bono, John Bryan, Linda Lee Bukowski

36. Panic in Year Zero! (1962)

93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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A family of four leaves Los Angeles for a camping trip just before a nuclear bomb destroys the city. As lawlessness prevails, the father must fight to keep his family alive.

Writers: Jay Simms, John Morton | Director: Ray Milland | Stars: Ray Milland, Jean Hagen, Frankie Avalon, Mary Mitchel

37. The Art of Being Straight (2008)

70 min | Comedy, Drama

4.9
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A sexy, comedic drama about two college friends questioning their careers and sexuality in east Los Angeles.

Writer: Jesse Rosen | Director: Jesse Rosen | Stars: Johnny Ray Rodriguez, Rachel Castillo, Jim Dineen, Jared Grey

38. Saltwater (2012)

81 min | Romance

4.4
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This American Indie drama follows several endearing characters as they wade through life seeking happiness, peace and ultimately, love. Will (Ronnie Kerr, Vampire Boys 2, Shut Up and Kiss ... See full summary »

Writer: Ronnie Kerr | Director: Charlie Vaughn | Stars: Ronnie Kerr, Ian Roberts, Bruce L. Hart, Berna Roberts

39. Surfwise (2007)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Sport

7.3
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72 Metascore

Doug Pray explores the life of surfer Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz.

Writer: Doug Pray | Director: Doug Pray | Stars: Juliette Paskowitz, David Paskowitz, Jonathan Paskowitz, Abraham Paskowitz

40. Lucky Bastard (2009)

90 min | Drama

4.4
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Rusty is a successful architect with the life of his dreams. However, when his boyfriend leaves town, Rusty meets a mysterious drifter names Denny who opens Rusty up to a strange new world.

Writer: Everett Lewis | Director: Everett Lewis | Stars: Patrick Tatten, Dale Dymkoski, Timothy Ryan Cole, Johnny Kostrey

41. Spooner (2009)

R | 83 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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Facing eviction from his parent's home on his 30th birthday, a socially awkward guy meets the girl of his dreams and creates his own rules for growing up.

Writers: Drake Doremus, Jonathan Schwartz, Lindsay Stidham | Director: Drake Doremus | Stars: Matthew Lillard, Nora Zehetner, Shea Whigham, Christopher McDonald

42. Green Flash (2008 Video)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

4.5
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At the ripe old age of 30, Cameron Day has given up his chances at pro-basketball fame and settled into an aimless life. A chance encounter with a beautiful woman lands him smack in the ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Nihipali | Director: Paul Nihipali | Stars: David Charvet, Torrey DeVitto, Kristin Cavallari, Brody Hutzler

43. Marshal Law (1996 TV Movie)

R | 96 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

4.3
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In the hills not far from Los Angeles, a new, fresh, secure housing area has been built by former U.S. Marshal Jack Coleman and a friend. An escaped convict, Cougar and a band of ten ... See full summary »

Writers: Nick Gregory, Stephen Cornwell | Director: Stephen Cornwell | Stars: Jimmy Smits, James Le Gros, Kristy Swanson, Vonte Sweet

44. Godmoney (1999)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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A streetwise young man tries to leave his sordid past behind him, but his past returns to haunt him when he meets a small-time drug dealer.

Writers: Sean Atkins, Darren Doane, Sean Christopher Nelson | Director: Darren Doane | Stars: Rick Rodney, Bobby Field, Christi Allen, Stewart Teggart

45. The Next Voice You Hear... (1950)

83 min | Drama

6.5
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Over a period of a week the voice of God is heard on radios all over the world.

Writers: George Sumner Albee, Charles Schnee | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: James Whitmore, Nancy Reagan, Gary Gray, Lillian Bronson

46. The Journey of Jared Price (2000)

Unrated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Along a young man's search for independence and sexual discovery are deceit, loneliness and perhaps a chance to love.

Writer: Dustin Lance Black | Director: Dustin Lance Black | Stars: Corey Spears, Steve Tyler, Josh Jacobson, Rocki Craigg

47. Surf II (1984)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Music

3.8
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Evil Nerd Menlo wants to get revenge on some surfers by selling a bad batch of soda called Buzz Cola which turns people into mutant zombies. Its upto Jocko, Chuck, Bob and their surfer ... See full summary »

Writer: Randall M. Badat | Director: Randall M. Badat | Stars: Eddie Deezen, Morgan Paull, Ruth Buzzi, Lyle Waggoner

48. The Little Giant (1933)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.1
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When Prohibition ends, a beer baron sees the writing on the wall, quits the rackets, and tries to break into California society.

Writers: Robert Lord, Wilson Mizner | Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Mary Astor, Helen Vinson, Russell Hopton

49. Ted & Venus (1991)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.8
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Ted Whitley is a poet who is stalking the woman of his dreams, Linda Turner. She was volunteering at a community resource project when he came in to find out about low cost housing.

Writers: Paul Ciotti, Bud Cort, William Martens | Director: Bud Cort | Stars: Bud Cort, James Brolin, Kim Adams, Carol Kane

50. We Jam Econo: The Story of the Minutemen (2005)

91 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.8
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66 Metascore

A feature-length documentary chronicling early 80's punk rock band the Minutemen, from their beginnings in San Pedro, California, to their demise after the death of singer D. Boon in 1985.

Director: Tim Irwin | Stars: Milo Auckerman, Joe Baiza, Kevin Barrett, Scott Becker