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1. Orange Is the New Black (2013– )

55 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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The story of Piper Chapman, a woman in her thirties who is sentenced to fifteen months in prison after being convicted of a decade-old crime of transporting money for her drug-dealing girlfriend.

Creator: Jenji Kohan | Stars: Taylor Schilling, Danielle Brooks, Taryn Manning, Emma Myles

2. The Good Wife (2009– )

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

8.3
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Alicia has been a good wife to her husband, a former state's attorney. After a very humiliating sex and corruption scandal, he is behind bars. She must now provide for her family and returns to work as a litigator in a law firm.

Creator: Michelle King | Stars: Julianna Margulies, Chris Noth, Josh Charles, Matt Czuchry

3. The Avengers (2012)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.2
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69 Metascore

Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.

Writers: Joss Whedon, Zak Penn | Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner

4. The Killing (2011– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A police investigation, the saga of a grieving family, and a Seattle mayoral campaign all interlock after the body of 17-year-old Rosie Larsen is found in the trunk of a submerged car.

Stars: Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Billy Campbell, Liam James

5. Girls (2012– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama | Active

7.5
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A comedy about the experiences of a group of girls in their early 20s.

Creator: Lena Dunham | Stars: Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke, Adam Driver

6. Twin Peaks (1990–1991)

TV-MA | 47 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

9.0
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An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks.

Creators: Mark Frost, David Lynch | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

7. 300 (2006)

R | 117 min | Action, Fantasy, War

7.8
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51 Metascore

King Leonidas and a force of 300 men fight the Persians at Thermopylae in 480 B.C.

Writers: Zack Snyder, Kurt Johnstad, Michael Gordon, Frank Miller, Lynn Varley | Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham, Dominic West

8. Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.8
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When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurfaces and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protects a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony of Earth.

Stars: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber, James Callis

9. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

R | 137 min | Action, Sci-Fi

8.5
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68 Metascore

A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her nine-year-old son, John, from a more advanced cyborg, made out of liquid metal.

Writers: James Cameron, William Wisher Jr. | Director: James Cameron | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick

10. Looper (2012)

R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.5
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84 Metascore

In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.

Writer: Rian Johnson | Director: Rian Johnson | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano

11. Aliens (1986)

R | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.4
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87 Metascore

The planet from Alien (1979) has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, but will it be enough?

Writers: James Cameron, David Giler, Walter Hill, Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett | Director: James Cameron | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Paul Reiser

12. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

R | 133 min | Drama

8.7
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79 Metascore

Upon admittance to a mental institution, a brash rebel rallies the patients to take on the oppressive head nurse.

Writers: Lawrence Hauben, Bo Goldman, Ken Kesey, Dale Wasserman | Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco

13. Million Dollar Baby (2004)

PG-13 | 132 min | Drama, Sport

8.1
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86 Metascore

A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional.

Writers: Paul Haggis, F.X. Toole | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Hilary Swank, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Jay Baruchel

14. The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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62 Metascore

A naive young woman comes to New York and scores a job as the assistant to one of the city's biggest magazine editors, the ruthless and cynical Miranda Priestly.

Writers: Aline Brosh McKenna, Lauren Weisberger | Director: David Frankel | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Adrian Grenier, Emily Blunt

15. Iron Man 2 (2010)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.1
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57 Metascore

With the world now aware of his identity as Iron Man, Tony Stark must contend with both his declining health and a vengeful mad man with ties to his father's legacy.

Writers: Justin Theroux, Stan Lee, Don Heck, Larry Lieber, Jack Kirby | Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle

16. 28 Days Later... (2002)

R | 113 min | Horror

7.6
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73 Metascore

Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.

Writer: Alex Garland | Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Christopher Eccleston, Alex Palmer

17. Predators (2010)

R | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.4
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51 Metascore

A group of elite warriors are hunted by members of a merciless alien race known as Predators.

Writers: Alex Litvak, Michael Finch, Jim Thomas, John Thomas | Director: Nimród Antal | Stars: Adrien Brody, Laurence Fishburne, Topher Grace, Alice Braga

18. Farscape (1999–2003)

TV-14 | 50 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.4
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Thrown into a distant part of the universe, an Earth astronaut finds himself part of a fugitive alien starship crew.

Creator: Rockne S. O'Bannon | Stars: Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe, Lani John Tupu

19. Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008–2009)

PG | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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Set after the events in 'Terminator 2' Sarah Connor and her son John, trying to stay under-the-radar from the government as they plot to destroy the computer network Skynet in hopes of preventing Armageddon.

Stars: Lena Headey, Thomas Dekker, Summer Glau, Richard T. Jones

20. My Best Friend's Girl (2008)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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34 Metascore

Tank faces the ultimate test of friendship when his best friend hires him to take his ex-girlfriend out on a lousy date in order to make her realize how great her former boyfriend is.

Writer: Jordan Cahan | Director: Howard Deutch | Stars: Kate Hudson, Dane Cook, Jason Biggs, Alec Baldwin

21. Top of the Lake (2013 TV Mini-Series)

TV-MA | 350 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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When pregnant, 12-year-old Tui tries to kill herself in a freezing New Zealand lake, Detective Robin Griffin has plenty of questions for the girl. But when Tui suddenly disappears, Griffin finds herself knee-deep in small-town secrets.

Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Thomas M. Wright, Peter Mullan, David Wenham

22. The Closer (2005–2012)

46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Deputy Police Chief Brenda Johnson runs the Priority Homicide Division of the LAPD with an unorthodox style. Her innate ability to read people and obtain confessions helps her and her team solve the city's toughest, most sensitive cases.

Creator: James Duff | Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, J.K. Simmons, Corey Reynolds, Robert Gossett

23. The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)

R | 113 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller

6.8
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72 Metascore

A very rich and successful playboy amuses himself by stealing artwork, but may have met his match in a seductive detective.

Writers: Alan Trustman, Leslie Dixon, Kurt Wimmer | Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Rene Russo, Denis Leary, Ben Gazzara

24. Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)

R | 94 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.2
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35 Metascore

Alice awakes in Raccoon City, only to find it has become infested with zombies and monsters. With the help of Jill Valentine and Carlos Olivera, Alice must find a way out of the city before it is destroyed by a nuclear missile.

Writer: Paul W.S. Anderson | Director: Alexander Witt | Stars: Milla Jovovich, Sienna Guillory, Eric Mabius, Oded Fehr

25. United States of Tara (2009–2011)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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A woman struggles to find a balance between her dissociative identity disorder and raising a dysfunctional family.

Creator: Diablo Cody | Stars: Toni Collette, John Corbett, Rosemarie DeWitt, Keir Gilchrist

26. Blade: Trinity (2004)

R | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.9
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38 Metascore

Blade, now a wanted man by the FBI, must join forces with the Nightstalkers to face his most challenging enemy yet: Dracula

Writers: David S. Goyer, Marv Wolfman, Gene Colan | Director: David S. Goyer | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson, Parker Posey, Ryan Reynolds

27. The Killing (2007–2012)

57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active

8.4
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Police detective Sarah Lund investigates difficult cases with personal and political consequences.

Creator: Søren Sveistrup | Stars: Sofie Gråbøl, Morten Suurballe, Lars Mikkelsen, Bjarne Henriksen

28. Disclosure (1994)

R | 128 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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58 Metascore

A computer specialist is sued for sexual harassment by a former lover turned boss who initiated the act forcefully, which threatens both his career and his personal life.

Writers: Michael Crichton, Paul Attanasio | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Michael Douglas, Demi Moore, Donald Sutherland, Caroline Goodall

29. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)

R | 135 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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28 Metascore

A young FBI agent disappears while investigating a murder miles from Twin Peaks that may be related to the future murder of Laura Palmer; the last week of the life of Laura Palmer is chronicled.

Writers: David Lynch, Robert Engels, Mark Frost | Director: David Lynch | Stars: Sheryl Lee, Ray Wise, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

30. Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)

R | 118 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.7
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36 Metascore

Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh pursue an arms dealer who is a former LAPD officer.

Writers: Jeffrey Boam, Robert Mark Kamen, Shane Black | Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo

31. Borgen (2010– )

58 min | Drama | Active

8.5
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A political drama about a prime minister's rise to power, and how power changes a prime minister.

Creator: Adam Price | Stars: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Emil Poulsen, Freja Riemann

32. Murder by Numbers (2002)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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50 Metascore

Two gifted high school students execute a "perfect" murder - then become engaged in an intellectual contest with a seasoned homicide detective.

Writer: Tony Gayton | Director: Barbet Schroeder | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Ben Chaplin, Ryan Gosling, Michael Pitt

33. The Brave One (2007)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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56 Metascore

A woman struggles to recover from a brutal attack by setting out on a mission for revenge.

Writers: Roderick Taylor, Bruce A. Taylor, Cynthia Mort | Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Jodie Foster, Terrence Howard, Naveen Andrews, Nicky Katt

34. Becker (1998–2004)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Dr. John Becker goes through his daily routine of being a doctor, stopping at his favorite diner, and other various situations, all the while hating life and everything around him.

Creator: Dave Hackel | Stars: Ted Danson, Hattie Winston, Terry Farrell, Shawnee Smith

35. The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010)

PG | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.2
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An adventure set in the early part of the 20th century and focused on a popular novelist and her dealings with would-be suitors, the cops, monsters, and other distractions.

Writers: Luc Besson, Jacques Tardi | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Louise Bourgoin, Mathieu Amalric, Gilles Lellouche, Jean-Paul Rouve

36. Dream Lover (1993)

R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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A successful businessman tries to uncover what is wrong with his wife.

Writer: Nicholas Kazan | Director: Nicholas Kazan | Stars: James Spader, Mädchen Amick, Fredric Lehne, Bess Armstrong

37. Frances (1982)

R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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The true story of Frances Farmer's meteoric rise to fame in Hollywood and the tragic turn her life took when she was blacklisted.

Writers: Eric Bergren, Christopher De Vore, Nicholas Kazan | Director: Graeme Clifford | Stars: Jessica Lange, Kim Stanley, Sam Shepard, Bart Burns

38. Chef! (1993–1996)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Famous chef Gareth Blackstock struggles with dividing time between wife Janice and the restaurant. It's a good thing he can let off steam with his remarks.

Stars: Lenny Henry, Roger Griffiths, Caroline Lee-Johnson, Claire Skinner

39. The Matriarch (2007)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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The heart of the film is the Koppelo family. Worn out after a number of travels, but united and strong... See full synopsis »

Writer: Markku Pölönen | Director: Markku Pölönen | Stars: Peter Franzén, Sanna-Kaisa Palo, Samuel Vauramo, Jenni Banerjee

40. Guinevere (1994 TV Movie)

96 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.1
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The legend of King Arthur, Sir Lancelot and Guinevere, told from a somewhat more feminist perspective.

Writers: Persia Woolley, Ronni Kern | Director: Jud Taylor | Stars: Sheryl Lee, Sean Patrick Flanery, Noah Wyle, Brid Brennan

41. Up 'n' Under (1998)

99 min | Comedy, Sport

5.4
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The Cobblers Arms have been the best and most feared Amateur Rugby League team for the past ten years. Ex-pro Arthur bets their boss that he could train a bunch of deadbeats to defeat them ... See full summary »

Writer: John Godber | Director: John Godber | Stars: Gary Olsen, Richard Ridings, Samantha Womack, Ralph Brown

42. Martial Law II: Undercover (1991 Video)

R | 91 min | Action, Crime

5.0
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Sean and Billie are undercover cops and martial arts masters. Investigating the death of a cop, they uncover a deadly ring of murder and corruption at a glitzy nightclub where the rich are ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Brandes, Pierre David, Jiles Fitzgerald | Director: Kurt Anderson | Stars: Cynthia Rothrock, Jeff Wincott, Billy Drago, Paul Johansson

43. Guardian Angel (1994 Video)

R | 97 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

4.6
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Christine McKay is a cop. She and some other cops which includes her lover are pursuing some criminals. Her lover gets killed by a woman named Nina, who is later caught. Because of his ... See full summary »

Writer: Joe Hart | Director: Richard W. Munchkin | Stars: Cynthia Rothrock, Daniel McVicar, Lydie Denier, Marshall R. Teague

44. Presumed Dead (2006 TV Movie)

86 min | Thriller

4.7
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An intelligent international crime writer attempts to out wit a clever homicide detective, only to be trapped by her in his own intricate scheme.

Writer: Keith Shaw | Director: George Mendeluk | Stars: Sherilyn Fenn, Duncan Regehr, Rhonda Dent, Jay Brazeau

45. La loi de Barbara (2014 TV Mini-Series)

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Stars: Josiane Balasko, Olivier Claverie, Cécile Rebboah, Joseph Malerba

46. Dynasty Warriors 7 (2011 Video Game)

Action, Fantasy, History

8.3
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Director: Atsushi Miyauchi | Stars: Yasunori Masutani, Masaya Onosaka, Hirohiko Kakegawa, Yukimasa Kishino

47. A Sweet and Vicious Beauty (2012)

Action, Fantasy, Horror

4.9
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In the town of Harbor Bridge, it is said that when someone dies, his last breath stays in his throat. When the head is severed, that last breath can be taken by another, and the recipient ... See full summary »

Writer: Eric Thornett | Director: Eric Thornett | Stars: Bette Cassatt, Sara Cole, Brenden McDougal, Omar Ott

48. Sendero (2015)

Drama, Horror, Thriller | Post-production

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Writer: Lucio A. Rojas | Director: Lucio A. Rojas | Stars: Andrea García-Huidobro, Diego Casanueva, Sofía García, Tomás Vidiella