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1. The West Wing (1999–2006)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama

8.8
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Inside the lives of staffers in the west wing of the White House.

Stars: Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, Allison Janney, John Spencer

Votes: 44,291

2. ER (1994–2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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The lives, loves and losses of the doctors and nurses of Chicago's County General Hospital.

Stars: Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Julianna Margulies, Eriq La Salle

Votes: 39,792

3. Morning Glory (2010)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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57 Metascore

An upstart television producer accepts the challenge of reviving a struggling morning show program with warring co-hosts.

Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford, Diane Keaton, Noah Bean

Votes: 58,985 | Gross: $30.99M

4. Better Off Ted (2009–2010)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.2
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In a science-based company, a manager tries to keep control of his scientists while being pressured by his shrewd boss.

Stars: Jay Harrington, Portia de Rossi, Andrea Anders, Jonathan Slavin

Votes: 21,872

5. Broadcast News (1987)

R | 133 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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84 Metascore

Take two rival TV reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one producer, female. Mix well and watch the sparks fly.

Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: William Hurt, Albert Brooks, Holly Hunter, Robert Prosky

Votes: 21,326 | Gross: $51.25M

6. Shattered Glass (2003)

PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, History

7.2
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73 Metascore

The true story of a young journalist who fell from grace when it was found he had fabricated over half of his articles.

Director: Billy Ray | Stars: Hayden Christensen, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Zahn, Peter Sarsgaard

Votes: 28,892 | Gross: $2.21M

7. His Girl Friday (1940)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 41,207

8. Inherit the Wind (1960)

Approved | 128 min | Drama, History

8.2
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Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene Kelly, Dick York

Votes: 20,827

9. The Lost Weekend (1945)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Film-Noir

8.0
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The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four day drinking bout.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Phillip Terry, Howard Da Silva

Votes: 25,014

10. Norma Rae (1979)

PG | 114 min | Drama

7.4
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A young single mother and textile worker agrees to help unionize her mill despite the problems and dangers involved.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Sally Field, Beau Bridges, Ron Leibman, Pat Hingle

Votes: 7,727

11. Extreme Measures (1996)

R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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Thriller about Guy Luthan (Hugh Grant), a British doctor working at a hospital in New York who starts making unwanted enquiries when the body of a man who died in his emergency room ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Hugh Grant, Gene Hackman, Sarah Jessica Parker, David Morse

Votes: 14,100 | Gross: $17.31M

12. The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)

Unrated | 118 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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An unscrupulous movie producer uses an actress, a director and a writer to achieve success.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon, Dick Powell

Votes: 9,733

13. The Paper (1994)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Henry Hackett is the editor of a New York City tabloid. He is a workaholic who loves his job, but the long hours and low pay are leading to discontent. Also, publisher Bernie White faces ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Michael Keaton, Glenn Close, Robert Duvall, Marisa Tomei

Votes: 10,564 | Gross: $38.82M

14. E/R (1984–1985)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Dr. Sheinfeld, freshly divorced, becomes a physician on call at the emergency room of a Chicago hospital, where he soon locks horns with the vivacious Dr. Eve Sheridan and attracts the ... See full summary »

Stars: Elliott Gould, Conchata Ferrell, Lynne Moody, Shuko Akune

Votes: 412

15. Class Action (1991)

R | 110 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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58 Metascore

Jed Ward is an attorney who specializes in whistle blower, David vs. Goliath, type cases. He finds a client who is suing an auto company over a safety problem that has had a severe effect ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Gene Hackman, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Colin Friels, Joanna Merlin

Votes: 5,134 | Gross: $24.28M

16. The Carpetbaggers (1964)

PG | 150 min | Drama

6.5
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Jonas Cord is a disagreeable rich young tycoon on the corporate make, with some subplots about booze, broads and Hollywood in the 1930's.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: George Peppard, Alan Ladd, Carroll Baker, Robert Cummings

Votes: 1,487

17. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956)

Approved | 153 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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An ex-soldier faces ethical questions as he tries to earn enough to support his wife and children well.

Director: Nunnally Johnson | Stars: Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones, Fredric March, Marisa Pavan

Votes: 2,463

18. The Best of Everything (1959)

Approved | 121 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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An expose of the lives and loves of Madison Avenue working girls and their higher ups.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Hope Lange, Stephen Boyd, Suzy Parker, Martha Hyer

Votes: 1,231

19. The Coca-Cola Kid (1985)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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An eccentric marketing guru visits a Coca-Cola subsidiary in Australia to try and increase market penetration. He finds zero penetration in a valley owned by an old man who makes his own ... See full summary »

Director: Dusan Makavejev | Stars: Eric Roberts, Greta Scacchi, Bill Kerr, Chris Haywood

Votes: 2,396

20. Fate Is the Hunter (1964)

106 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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A man refuses to believe that pilot error caused a fatal crash, and persists in looking for another reason.

Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Glenn Ford, Nancy Kwan, Rod Taylor, Suzanne Pleshette

Votes: 929

21. Spellbound (2002)

G | 97 min | Documentary, Comedy, Thriller

7.7
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80 Metascore

Spellbound follows eight teenagers on their quest to win the 1999 National Spelling Bee.

Director: Jeffrey Blitz | Stars: Angela Arenivar, Ubaldo Arenivar, Jorge Arenivar, Scott McGarraugh

Votes: 11,072 | Gross: $5.73M

22. Waste Land (2010)

99 min | Documentary

7.9
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78 Metascore

On the outskirts of Rio de Janiro is Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest landfill, where men and women sift through garbage for a living. Artist Vik Muniz produces portraits of the workers and learns about their lives.

Directors: Lucy Walker, Karen Harley, João Jardim | Star: Vik Muniz

Votes: 7,331 | Gross: $0.19M

23. Three Little Pigs (1933)

Passed | 9 min | Animation, Musical, Family

7.6
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When a hungry wolf starts blowing down some pigs' houses, they take refuge in their sensible brother's brick house.

Director: Burt Gillett | Stars: Billy Bletcher, Pinto Colvig, Dorothy Compton, Mary Moder

Votes: 3,354

24. Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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To save his career, an ad man wants a sex symbol to endorse a lipstick. But she wants something too: he has to pretend to be her new lover.

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Tony Randall, Jayne Mansfield, Betsy Drake, Joan Blondell

Votes: 2,340

25. The Big Knife (1955)

111 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

6.9
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Hollywood actor Charles Castle is pressured by his studio boss into a criminal cover-up to protect his valuable career.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Jack Palance, Ida Lupino, Wendell Corey, Jean Hagen

Votes: 2,344

26. The Battle of Mary Kay (2002 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.1
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The film is about two companies who are battling it out for customers, Mary Kay, and one of her workers Lexi Wilcox are fighting it out with Jinger Heath. Who will win? You will have to see.

Director: Ed Gernon | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, R.H. Thomson, Barry Flatman, Rachael Crawford

Votes: 354

27. Choose Connor (2007)

Unrated | 109 min | Drama

6.6
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46 Metascore

Idealistic 15-year old Owen gets the chance of a lifetime to be the youth spokesman for U.S. Senate Candidate Lawrence Connor, only to be exploited in a fierce campaign of TV and radio ads,... See full summary »

Director: Lucas Elliot Eberl | Stars: Darin Cooper, Chris Marquette, Alex D. Linz, James Runcorn

Votes: 268 | Gross: $0.01M

28. Amber Waves (1980 TV Movie)

98 min | Drama

7.8
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Two seemingly disparate men experience powerful life lessons when a wheat harvester gives a hitch-hiking male model a ride on what feels to be the worst day of their lives, at the peak of ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Dennis Weaver, Kurt Russell, Mare Winningham, Fran Brill

Votes: 134

29. Poltron (1989)

101 min | Comedy

7.1
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Radivoje is a typical bad employee in a state-run company, who has mastered the art of sucking up to the higher-ups, so he prospers none the less. His boss is Miodrag, a hard worker who despises suck-ups. However, Miodrag is in minority.

Director: Svetislav Prelic | Stars: Ljubisa Samardzic, Zoran Cvijanovic, Mira Furlan, Radmila Zivkovic

Votes: 206

30. The Ordinary People (2009)

90 min | Drama

6.3
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A pharmaceutical company throws a gala party where all the employees from the top to the bottom are invited. Asked to participate in a role playing game which is actually a massive training... See full summary »

Director: Mathias Gokalp | Stars: Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Denis Podalydès, Mélanie Doutey, Pascal Greggory

Votes: 305

31. The Clock Watcher (1945)

8 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.3
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Donald Duck shirks his duties while working as a gift wrapper in a department store.

Director: Jack King | Star: Clarence Nash

Votes: 274

32. The Left-Hand Side of the Fridge (2000)

90 min | Comedy

7.2
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Christophe agrees to be filmed by his roommate Stéphane, while he is searching for a meaningful engineering job. Since he voluntarily resigned his job when he was to be moved to quality ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Falardeau | Stars: Paul Ahmarani, Stéphane Demers, Geneviève Néron, Jules Philip

Votes: 447

33. Garbage Dreams (2009)

79 min | Documentary

7.6
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67 Metascore

A look at the lives of Egyptian trash collectors.

Director: Mai Iskander

Votes: 129

34. Stick It (2014)

5 min | Short, Romance, Sport

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The single channel video STICK IT combines television footage of women's gymnastics with recordings of the artist attempting the same routines. Merging himself and the young gymnasts of the... See full summary »

Director: Stefan Ramirez Perez

35. The Real Untouchables (2001 TV Movie)

Documentary, History

7.2
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The three-part documentary examines Eliot Ness, Melvin Purvis and Thomas Dewey: three real-life heroes who battled organized crime between the two world wars.

Director: John Fothergill | Stars: James Woods, Bob Kaliebe, Dominic Capone, Tom Clarke Hill

Votes: 13

36. Uncertainty (2017)

Documentary, Biography, History | Post-production

Uncertainty focuses on a man named Walter Tuchowski, born February 20th, 1929, and the struggles of his family coming from Poland to America to start new lives. Settling in Crystal Falls, Michigan.

Director: Rebecca Lunn | Star: Walter Tuchowski

37. A Taste of Success (1983)

107 min | Drama

4.9
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Martti A. Joenpää, a serious young man and son of a poor single mother in Finnish Lapland, marries a local girl and moves south to Helsinki after landing his first job as a copywriter at a ... See full summary »

Director: Maunu Kurkvaara | Stars: Jukka-Pekka Palo, Pekka Laiho, Kaija Kangas, Soili Markkanen

Votes: 9

38. Attention danger travail (2003)

109 min | Documentary

7.4
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Directors: Pierre Carles, Christophe Coello, Stéphane Goxe

Votes: 122

39. Ils ne mouraient pas tous mais tous étaient frappés (2005)

80 min | Documentary

7.4
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Directors: Sophie Bruneau, Marc-Antoine Roudil

Votes: 29

40. Forestillingen om et ukompliceret liv med en mand (2006)

50 min | Comedy

6.6
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Directors: Ib Kastrup, Jørgen Kastrup | Stars: Rikke Louise Andersson, Martin Buch, Jakob Cedergren, Maria Rich

Votes: 14

41. The Country Bride (1938)

93 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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Director: Ivan Pyryev | Stars: Marina Ladynina, Boris Bezgin, Ivan Lyubeznov, Stepan Shagaida

Votes: 25

42. America Works When America Works (1981)

79 min | Documentary

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Star: Lloyd Dobyns

43. Adventures from the Book of Virtues (1996– )
Episode: Self-Discipline (2000)

Animation, Family, Fantasy

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Zach spends all his time playing an electronic game, so isn't ready for the Spring Valley Rangers camping trip since he hasn't read his manual. Embarrassed and frustrated, he goes off and ... See full summary »

Stars: Christopher Judge, Andrew Francis, Adrienne Carter, Michael Donovan

44. Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (2012– )
Episode: That's the Whole Point of Apartheid, Jerry (2015)

Comedy, Talk-Show

7.6
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Jerry and South African comedian Trevor Noah drive a 1985 Ferrari 308GTB for coffee at One Girl Cookie in Brooklyn NY.

Stars: Trevor Noah, Jerry Seinfeld

Votes: 36

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

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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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: 48