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1. Mulholland Drive (2001)

R | 147 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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81 Metascore

After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.

Writer: David Lynch | Director: David Lynch | Stars: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux, Ann Miller

2. Damages (2007–2012)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active

8.1
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A law school graduate becomes the protégée of a successful high-stakes litigator.

Creators: Glenn Kessler, Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman | Stars: Glenn Close, Rose Byrne, Tate Donovan, Zachary Booth

3. State of Affairs (2014– )

Drama, Thriller | Filming

A CIA officer plucked from the field to become the president's daily briefer, assuming responsibility for targeting America's most critical threats while navigating the unique lifestyle that comes with such a high-powered job.

Creator: Joe Carnahan | Stars: Katherine Heigl, Alfre Woodard, Tommy Savas, Joni Bovill

4. The Nines (2007)

R | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.5
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52 Metascore

A troubled actor, a television show runner, and an acclaimed videogame designer find their lives intertwining in mysterious and unsettling ways.

Writer: John August | Director: John August | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Hope Davis, Melissa McCarthy, Elle Fanning

5. Life on Mars (2008–2009)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A present-day car accident mysteriously sends a detective back to the 1970s. An American remake of the BBC series.

Stars: Jason O'Mara, Michael Imperioli, Gretchen Mol, Jonathan Murphy

6. Hidden Palms (2007– )

Drama, Mystery

7.2
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A rebellious teenager moves with his family to Palm Springs.

Creator: Kevin Williamson | Stars: Michael Cassidy, Taylor Handley, Amber Heard, Sharon Lawrence

7. Trailer Park Boys (1999)

90 min | Comedy

8.2
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Two petty felons have a documentary made about their life in a trailer park.

Writers: Mike Clattenburg, John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells | Director: Mike Clattenburg | Stars: John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Lucy Decoutere, Jeanna Harrison

8. Atlantis: Milo's Return (2003 Video)

G | 70 min | Adventure, Animation, Family

4.9
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Milo and Kida reunite with their friends to investigate strange occurances around the world that seem to have links to the secrets of Atlantis.

Writers: Thomas Hart, Henry Gilroy, Kevin Hopps, Tad Stones, Steve Englehart, Marty Isenberg | Directors: Victor Cook, Toby Shelton, Tad Stones | Stars: James Arnold Taylor, Cree Summer, John Mahoney, Jacqueline Obradors

9. Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1996 TV Movie)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.1
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A girl, sent by her parents to live with her two eccentric aunts, finds out on her sixteenth birthday that she is a witch.

Writers: Barney Cohen, Kathryn Wallack, Nicholas Factor | Director: Tibor Takács | Stars: Melissa Joan Hart, Sherry Miller, Charlene Fernetz, Michelle Beaudoin

10. Battlestar Galactica (1978)

PG | 148 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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After the destruction of the human colonies, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift refugee fleet in a search for Earth.

Writer: Glen A. Larson | Directors: Richard A. Colla, Alan J. Levi | Stars: Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Lorne Greene, Herbert Jefferson Jr.

11. Kath & Kim (2008– )

Comedy

5.1
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U.S. version of the hit Australian comedy about a dysfunctional mother and daughter relationship.

Stars: Molly Shannon, Selma Blair, John Michael Higgins, Mikey Day

12. Dr. Strange (1978 TV Movie)

93 min | Fantasy

5.5
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A psychiatrist becomes the new Sorcerer Supreme of the Earth in order to battle an evil Sorceress from the past.

Writer: Philip DeGuere | Director: Philip DeGuere | Stars: Peter Hooten, Clyde Kusatsu, Jessica Walter, Anne-Marie Martin

13. Cane (2007– )

60 min | Drama

7.1
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A Latino family works together to operate a rum business.

Creator: Cynthia Cidre | Stars: Jimmy Smits, Nestor Carbonell, Polly Walker, Paola Turbay

14. Not Another High School Show (2007 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

6.4
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A parody of popular teen TV dramas such as "Beverly Hills, 90210," "Dawson's Creek" and "Laguna Beach."

Writer: Mike Bender | Stars: John Keefe, Jocelin Donahue, Rachel Specter, Jeffrey Christopher Todd

15. Airwolf (1984 TV Movie)

85 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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A scientist who has created a super helicopter has defected to Libya and taken the machine with him. A secretive government agency hires an ex-Vietnam War pilot to go to Libya, steal the chopper and bring it back.

Writer: Donald P. Bellisario | Director: Donald P. Bellisario | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, Ernest Borgnine, Alex Cord, David Hemmings

16. The TV Set (2006)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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65 Metascore

The story of a TV pilot as it goes through the Network TV process of casting, production and finally airing.

Writer: Jake Kasdan | Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: David Duchovny, Sigourney Weaver, Ioan Gruffudd, Judy Greer

17. Babylon 5: The Gathering (1993 TV Movie)

Unrated | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.7
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The opening of a crucial space station is put in jeopardy when the commanding officer is accused of the attempted murder of a diplomat.

Writer: J. Michael Straczynski | Director: Richard Compton | Stars: Michael O'Hare, Tamlyn Tomita, Jerry Doyle, Mira Furlan

18. Cavemen (2007– )

30 min | Comedy

4.5
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A trio of Neanderthals struggle to live in modern day America. Based on the characters featured in a series of television ads for Geico Insurance.

Stars: Bill English, Kaitlin Doubleday, Stephanie Lemelin, Nick Kroll

19. The Middle (2007 TV Movie)

Comedy

7.4
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A look at the life of a lower-middle-class family living in the Midwest.

Writers: Eileen Heisler, DeAnn Heline | Director: Chris Koch | Stars: Amanda Arentsen, Rusty Burns, Ashley Devane, Bonita Friedericy

20. The Six Million Dollar Man (1973 TV Movie)

90 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.1
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After an astronaut/test pilot is catastrophically mutilated in a test plane crash, he is rebuilt and equipped with nuclear powered bionic limbs and implants.

Writers: Terrence McDonnell, Martin Caidin, Howard Rodman | Director: Richard Irving | Stars: Lee Majors, Barbara Anderson, Martin Balsam, Darren McGavin

21. Bates Motel (1987 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

3.9
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A mentally disturbed man, who roomed with the late Norman Bates at the state lunatic asylum, inherits the legendary Bates Motel after the death of Norman and tries to fix it up to make it a respectable business.

Writer: Richard Rothstein | Director: Richard Rothstein | Stars: Bud Cort, Lori Petty, Moses Gunn, Gregg Henry

22. Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers: To Live and Die in Starlight (2002 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.9
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A disgraced Ranger takes command of an old, possibly haunted, ship on an escort mission that encounters deadly peril from a new enemy civilization.

Writer: J. Michael Straczynski | Director: Michael Vejar | Stars: Dylan Neal, Andreas Katsulas, Alex Zahara, Myriam Sirois

23. Red Dwarf (1992 TV Movie)

26 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

4.7
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Creators: Rob Grant, Doug Naylor | Director: Jeff Melman | Stars: Craig Bierko, Chris Eigeman, Jane Leeves, Hinton Battle

24. 13 Graves (2006 TV Movie)

Drama

7.3
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An ex-treasure hunter's search for his missing brother coincides with a quest for buried Incan gold.

Writer: J.H. Wyman | Director: Dominic Sena | Stars: Rochelle Aytes, Yazmily Beato, Dean Chekvala, Claire Coffee

25. Prescription: Murder (1968 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A psychiatrist uses a patient he is having an affair with to help him kill his wife, but his perfect alibi may come apart at the hands of a seemingly befuddled LAPD lieutenant.

Writers: Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: Richard Irving | Stars: Peter Falk, Gene Barry, Katherine Justice, William Windom

26. D.R.E.A.M. Team (1999 TV Movie)

R | 81 min | Action, Adventure

5.5
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Three beautiful undercover agents pose as international models in order to stop the threat of anthrax terrorism from taking over the world.

Writer: Mike Snyder | Director: Dean Hamilton | Stars: Jeff Kaake, Angie Everhart, Traci Bingham, Eva Halina

27. K-Ville (2007– )

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Police officers patrol the streets of New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Creator: Jonathan Lisco | Stars: Anthony Anderson, Cole Hauser, Blake Shields, Tawny Cypress

28. Sunshine (1973 TV Movie)

121 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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A young woman living in the woods with her husband, a struggling musician, and her daughter discover she has terminal cancer. She begins to tape-record a journal of the time she has left.

Writers: Carol Sobieski, Jacquelyn Helton | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Cristina Raines, Cliff De Young, Meg Foster, Brenda Vaccaro

29. Big Shots (2007–2008)

60 min | Drama

7.5
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An inside look into the life of a CEO.

Creator: Jon Harmon Feldman | Stars: Michael Vartan, Christopher Titus, Joshua Malina, Paige Turco

30. Blossom (1990 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

6.5
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Creator: Don Reo | Director: Gil Junger | Stars: Mayim Bialik, Joseph Lawrence, Jenna von Oÿ, Barrie Youngfellow

31. Witchblade (2000 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 94 min | Action, Fantasy, Mystery

4.8
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Witchblade is the story of New York detective, Sara Pezzini, whose search for justice leads her to an arcane weapon that grants her the power to battle Earth's darkest evil forces.

Writers: Marc Silvestri, J.D. Zeik | Director: Ralph Hemecker | Stars: Yancy Butler, Anthony Cistaro, Conrad Dunn, David Chokachi

32. Red Shoe Diaries (1992 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.3
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After the death of his beloved wife, a man reads her diary and finds out that she was having an affair with a young construction worker.

Writers: Patricia Louisianna Knop, Zalman King | Director: Zalman King | Stars: David Duchovny, Brigitte Bako, Billy Wirth, Kai Wulff

33. The Seinfeld Chronicles - Pilot (1989 TV Movie)

23 min | Comedy

7.8
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Jerry and George argue whether an overnight visitor Jerry is expecting is coming with romantic intentions.

Writers: Larry David, Jerry Seinfeld | Director: Art Wolff | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Michael Richards, Lee Garlington, Jason Alexander

34. Anna Lee: Headcase (1993 TV Movie)

120 min | Crime

7.3
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A bright, pretty and determined young girl named Anna Lee quits the police department in search of adventure, and joins a small and somewhat stuffy detective agency, whose members don't ... See full summary »

Writers: Liza Cody, Andrew Davies | Director: Colin Bucksey | Stars: Imogen Stubbs, Alan Howard, Michael Bryant, Barbara Leigh-Hunt

35. X-Rated (1993 TV Movie)

Drama

6.4
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A man is asked by his parents to run an apartment complex they own and becomes acquainted with an intriguing hippie girl and various other people from all walks of life who live there.

Creator: Linda Schuyler | Director: Kit Hood | Stars: Marcia Laskowski, Katherine Ashby, Richard Zeppieri, Richard Chevolleau

36. Welcome to the Captain (2008– )

Comedy

6.1
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A young writer moves into a legendary Hollywood apartment.

Creator: John Hamburg | Stars: Fran Kranz, Chris Klein, Al Madrigal, Jeffrey Tambor

37. Anatomy of Hope (2009 TV Movie)

Drama

5.9
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Medical drama based on the lives of cancer patients. Based on Jerome Groopman's "The Anatomy of Hope: How People Prevail in the Face of Illness."

Writers: Tom Schulman, Rafael Yglesias | Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Joey King, Chris Messina, Eion Bailey, Lauren Lee Smith

38. Pretty/Handsome (2008 TV Movie)

67 min | Drama

7.5
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A married father of two tells his wife and teenage sons that he is transsexual.

Writers: Brad Falchuk, Ryan Murphy | Director: Ryan Murphy | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Carrie-Anne Moss, Blythe Danner, Robert Wagner

39. The Farm (2009 TV Movie)

Drama

7.2
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After being convicted of murder Jenny Schecter, Alice is incarcerated in California's Humboldt State Farm and Prison for Women. Arriving alongside Alice is Valentina Galindo, a seemly ... See full summary »

Writer: Ilene Chaiken | Stars: Famke Janssen, Laurie Metcalf, Melissa Leo, Eve Harlow

40. The Quinn-tuplets (2010 TV Movie)

Drama

7.6
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A set of quintuplets have had their lives documented on television. Now they are adults with professional lives.

Writers: Chris Kelley, Mike Kelley | Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: Amber Tamblyn, Anna Chlumsky, David Giuntoli, Kenneth Mitchell

41. The Cure (2007 TV Movie)

Drama

7.6
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A group of medical activists get care to those who need it most, by any means necessary.

Writers: Patrick Massett, John Zinman | Director: Danny Cannon | Stars: Garcelle Beauvais, Michael Reilly Burke, Joe Howard, Lance Irwin

42. No Place Like Home (1989 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.8
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A Pittsburgh apartment superintendent loses his job and home when the apartment building where he lives and works at is suddenly destroyed by fire. Daniel and his family moves in with his ... See full summary »

Writers: Ara Watson, Sam Blackwell | Director: Lee Grant | Stars: Christine Lahti, Jeff Daniels, Kyndra Joy Casper, Lantz Landry

43. W*A*L*T*E*R (1984 TV Short)

25 min | Comedy, Short

6.5
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The neurotic but perceptive Walter "Radar" O'Reilly joins the police force after the Korean war.

Writers: Bob Weiskopf, Bob Schiller, Everett Greenbaum, Michael Zinberg | Director: Bill Bixby | Stars: Gary Burghoff, Ray Buktenica, Victoria Jackson, Noble Willingham

44. Nurses (2007 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A television program centered around the lives of a team of nurses, including a young nurse who joins the staff under the watchful eye of her father, who runs the show.

Writers: Samantha Goodman, Andrew Stern | Director: P.J. Hogan | Stars: Eliza Dushku, Ramon Rodriguez, Rose Abdoo, Reggie Austin

45. Northstar (1986 TV Movie)

90 min | Sci-Fi

5.1
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An astronaut's ship passes through a strange magnetic field on its way back to Earth, and when he emerges from it after landing, he finds he has acquired superhuman powers and a super-genius IQ.

Creator: Daniel Grodnik | Director: Peter Levin | Stars: Greg Evigan, Deborah Wakeham, Mitchell Ryan, Mason Adams

46. The Wonderful Maladys (2010 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Set in Gotham, the story revolves around the dysfunctional lives of three adult siblings who lost their parents at a young age.

Writer: Charles Randolph | Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Adam Driver, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Adam Scott, Molly Parker

47. Happy Hour (2006– )

Comedy

6.4
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Two roommates, one who's been hurt by love and another who's been blinded by love, learn to live with their differing views.

Stars: Lex Medlin, John Sloan, Beth Lacke, Brooke D'Orsay

48. Hollywood Confidential (1997 TV Movie)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.2
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A former LA cop runs a top-flight private detective agency that caters to spoiled Hollywood types.

Writer: Anthony Yerkovich | Director: Reynaldo Villalobos | Stars: Edward James Olmos, Rick Aiello, Angela Alvarado, Christine Harnos

49. The Brady Girls Get Married (1981 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy

4.7
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The pilot for "Brady Bunch" revival series, "The Brady Brides." Jan and Marcia have met the men of their dreams and decide to tie the knot. They agree to hold the weddings together in the ... See full summary »

Writers: Lloyd J. Schwartz, Sherwood Schwartz | Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Maureen McCormick, Eve Plumb, Florence Henderson, Robert Reed

50. Total Recall 2070 (1999 TV Movie)

R | 60 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.3
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In the year 2070, police detective David Hume and his partner Ian Farve attempt to track down a group of murderous androids with ties to a corrupt corporation, named Recall, which are based... See full summary »

Creator: Art Monterastelli | Director: Mario Azzopardi | Stars: Michael Easton, Karl Pruner, Cynthia Preston, Michael Anthony Rawlins