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1. Mulholland Dr. (2001)

R | 147 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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83 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.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux, Jeanne Bates

Votes: 253,212 | Gross: $7.22M

2. Damages (2007–2012)

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

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

Stars: Glenn Close, Rose Byrne, Tate Donovan, Zachary Booth

Votes: 24,903

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

G | 70 min | Adventure, Animation, Family

5.0
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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.

Directors: Victor Cook, Toby Shelton, Tad Stones | Stars: James Arnold Taylor, Cree Summer, John Mahoney, Jacqueline Obradors

Votes: 5,562

4. Bates Motel (1987 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 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.

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

Votes: 768

5. Something Is Out There (II) (1988– )

200 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Two police officers investigate a series of brutal murders in which the victims have had bodily organs removed. When one of them questions a young woman who has been seen at the crime ... See full summary »

Stars: Joe Cortese, Maryam d'Abo, George Dzundza, Gregory Sierra

Votes: 449

6. The Nines (2007)

R | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.4
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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.

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

Votes: 29,755 | Gross: $0.06M

7. Life on Mars (2008–2009)

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

7.5
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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

Votes: 8,640

8. Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1996 TV Movie)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.3
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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.

Director: Tibor Takács | Stars: Melissa Joan Hart, Sherry Miller, Charlene Fernetz, Michelle Beaudoin

Votes: 5,150

9. Trailer Park Boys (1999)

Not Rated | 67 min | Comedy

8.3
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Two petty felons have a documentary made about their life in a trailer park.

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

Votes: 2,540

10. Battlestar Galactica (1978)

PG | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet in a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth.

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

Votes: 6,574

11. Hidden Palms (2007)

Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.1
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A rebellious teenager moves with his family to Palm Springs.

Stars: Michael Cassidy, Taylor Handley, Amber Heard, Sharon Lawrence

Votes: 2,771

12. Kath & Kim (2008–2009)

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

Votes: 1,909

13. Prescription: Murder (1968 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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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.

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

Votes: 2,078

14. Red Shoe Diaries (1992 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.4
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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.

Director: Zalman King | Stars: David Duchovny, Brigitte Bako, Billy Wirth, Kai Wulff

Votes: 1,167

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.

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

Votes: 3,166

16. Red Dwarf (1992 TV Movie)

26 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

4.5
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The adventures of the last human on earth, an evolved cat, a hologram and a senile computer stuck three million years in deep space.

Director: Jeff Melman | Stars: Craig Bierko, Chris Eigeman, Jane Leeves, Hinton Battle

Votes: 725

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

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

6.6
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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.

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

Votes: 7,201

18. 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.

Director: Richard Irving | Stars: Lee Majors, Barbara Anderson, Martin Balsam, Darren McGavin

Votes: 2,520

19. Cane (2007– )

60 min | Drama

7.2
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A Latino family works together to operate a rum business.

Stars: Jimmy Smits, Nestor Carbonell, Polly Walker, Paola Turbay

Votes: 1,157

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

25 min | Comedy, Short

6.3
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The neurotic but perceptive Walter "Radar" O'Reilly joins the police force after the Korean war.

Director: Bill Bixby | Stars: Gary Burghoff, Ray Buktenica, Victoria Jackson, Noble Willingham

Votes: 129

21. Pretty/Handsome (2008 TV Movie)

67 min | Drama

7.2
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A married father of two tells his wife and teenage sons that he is transsexual.

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

Votes: 350

22. The TV Set (2006)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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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.

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

Votes: 5,138 | Gross: $0.27M

23. Sunshine (1973 TV Movie)

121 min | Biography, Drama

8.1
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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.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Cristina Raines, Cliff De Young, Meg Foster, Brenda Vaccaro

Votes: 383

24. Cavemen (2007– )

30 min | Comedy

4.5
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A trio of Neanderthals struggle to live in modern day America.

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

Votes: 2,286

25. The Middle (2007 TV Movie)

Comedy

7.7
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A look at the life of a lower-middle-class family living in the Midwest.

Director: Chris Koch | Stars: Amanda Arentsen, Rusty Burns, Ashley Devane, Bonita Friedericy

Votes: 81

26. 13 Graves (2006 TV Movie)

Drama

7.6
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An ex-treasure hunter's search for his missing brother coincides with a quest for buried Incan gold.

Director: Dominic Sena | Stars: Rochelle Aytes, Yazmily Beato, Dean Chekvala, Claire Coffee

Votes: 92

27. Young Pioneers (1976 TV Movie)

97 min | Western

7.4
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Pilot for TV series of the same name released in 1978. The film told the tale of Molly and David Beaton, two teenage newlyweds, in the Dakota Territory in the 1870s.

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Roger Kern, Linda Purl, Robert Hays, Shelly Juttner

Votes: 77

28. Big Shots (2007–2008)

60 min | Drama

7.5
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An inside look into the life of a CEO.

Stars: Michael Vartan, Christopher Titus, Joshua Malina, Paige Turco

Votes: 1,436

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

R | 81 min | Action, Adventure

5.4
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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.

Director: Dean Hamilton | Stars: Jeff Kaake, Angie Everhart, Traci Bingham, Eva Halina Rich

Votes: 151

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

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

6.1
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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.

Director: Michael Vejar | Stars: Dylan Neal, Andreas Katsulas, Alex Zahara, Myriam Sirois

Votes: 3,069

31. 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 »

Stars: Famke Janssen, Laurie Metcalf, Melissa Leo, Eve Harlow

Votes: 43

32. Panic at Malibu Pier (1989 TV Movie)

95 min | Action, Drama

5.8
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Pilot of the popular syndicated series introduces a close-knit group of lifeguards at Baywatch, a Los Angeles beach, who protect the lives of people that come to the beach everyday. They ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Compton | Stars: David Hasselhoff, Parker Stevenson, Shawn Weatherly, Billy Warlock

Votes: 289

33. Blossom (1990 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

6.8
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The original pilot for the hit 90's show of the same name.

Director: Gil Junger | Stars: Mayim Bialik, Joey Lawrence, Jenna von Oÿ, Barrie Youngfellow

Votes: 381

34. The Quest (1976 TV Movie)

PG | 93 min | Western

6.2
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Two brothers search the west for their sister, who was kidnapped as a child and is now living with a tribe of Indians.

Director: Lee H. Katzin | Stars: Kurt Russell, Tim Matheson, Brian Keith, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 194

35. 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.

Stars: Anthony Anderson, Cole Hauser, Blake Shields, Tawny Cypress

Votes: 1,306

36. The Love Boat (1976 TV Movie)

TV-G | 120 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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The adventures of the passengers and crew aboard a luxury liner on a cruise from California to Mexico.

Directors: Richard Kinon, Alan Myerson | Stars: Don Adams, Tom Bosley, Florence Henderson, Gabe Kaplan

Votes: 177

37. Li san jiao wei zhen di yu men (1977)

R | 96 min | Action, Comedy

5.8
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It's one of the "Bruceploitation" films that were made to cash in on Bruce Lee after his death. The story follows Bruce Lee after he dies and ends up in Hell. Once there, he does the ... See full summary »

Director: Kei Law | Stars: Siu-Lung Leung, Ie Lung Shen, Ching Tang, Alexander Grand

Votes: 201

38. Nero Wolfe (1979 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, Mystery

6.7
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A wealthy realtor sends out dozens of copies of a book that paints the FBI in an unfavorable light. They harass her. So she turns to Nero Wolfe to get them off her back.

Director: Frank D. Gilroy | Stars: Thayer David, Tom Mason, Brooke Adams, Biff McGuire

Votes: 75

39. Atlanta (2007 TV Movie)

Comedy

7.5
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A sitcom centered on a man (prinze) and a woman who meet at funeral, then realize they can't be apart from one another.

Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Lili Asvar, Leslie Bibb, John Billingsley, Stephen DeCordova

Votes: 29

40. Remo Williams: The Prophecy (1988 TV Movie)

48 min | Action

5.3
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While Remo and his teacher work their missions, an elite assassin targets Remo.

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Jeffrey Meek, Stephen Elliott, Carmen Argenziano

Votes: 189

41. Skyward (1980 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

8.4
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An aging Bette Davis is a flight instructor at an old Texas airport. When a young girl in a wheelchair finds the airport by watching gliders fly, she decides she wants to learn how to fly. ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Bette Davis, Howard Hesseman, Marion Ross, Clu Gulager

Votes: 417

42. DuckTales: The Treasure of the Golden Suns (1987 TV Movie)

125 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.5
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When Donald Duck's nephews are sent to live with their Uncle Scrooge, they discover a model ship that contains a map to a treasure.

Directors: Steve Clark, Terence Harrison, Alan Zaslove | Stars: Tony Anselmo, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings, Joan Gerber

Votes: 416

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

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

5.4
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A parody of popular teen TV dramas such as "Beverly Hills, 90210," "Dawson's Creek" and "Laguna Beach."

Stars: John Keefe, Jocelin Donahue, Rachel Specter, Jeffrey Christopher Todd

Votes: 123

44. Witchblade (2000 TV Movie)

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

4.9
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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.

Director: Ralph Hemecker | Stars: Yancy Butler, Anthony Cistaro, Conrad Dunn, David Chokachi

Votes: 1,934

45. The Thick of It (2007 TV Movie)

Comedy

8.1
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A put-upon member of Congress is harassed by inept politicians. Based on the BBC series, "The Thick of It."

Director: Christopher Guest | Stars: Carrie Aizley, Priya Ayyar, Alex Borstein, Kelvin Brown

Votes: 108

46. Nurses (2007 TV Movie)

8 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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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.

Director: P.J. Hogan | Stars: Eliza Dushku, Ramon Rodriguez, Rose Abdoo, Reggie Austin

Votes: 103

47. 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 »

Director: Lee Grant | Stars: Christine Lahti, Jeff Daniels, Scott Marlowe, CCH Pounder

Votes: 233

48. Welcome to the Captain (2008– )

Comedy

6.1
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A young writer moves into a legendary Hollywood apartment.

Stars: Fran Kranz, Chris Klein, Al Madrigal, Jeffrey Tambor

Votes: 366

49. Paper Dolls (1982 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.8
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Pilot for the TV series introduces the mothers of teenage fashion models who market their daughters for a powerful agent.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Joan Hackett, Jennifer Warren, Joan Collins, Daryl Hannah

Votes: 150

50. The Renegades (1982 TV Movie)

Drama, Crime, Mystery

5.6
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In this drama, undercover investigators are recruited from the streets to prevent arms smugglers from getting their weapons to street gangs.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Philip Casnoff, Randy Brooks, Cheryl Paris

Votes: 84