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1. The Fence

Drama | Announced

An African-American undercover cop in Boston is mistaken for a suspect and brutally beaten by officers from his own force.

Star: Sterling K. Brown

2. A Dry Run

Drama, History, War

A drama series following members of the Abraham Lincoln Battalion who came to Spain from the U.S. to fight fascism during the Spanish Civil War. It will follow the Abraham Lincoln and ... See full summary »

3. Cut Off

Drama | Announced

An escaped murderer and a timid young hitchhiker share a crazy road trip cross-country in search of love and forgiveness.

4. Road Narrows

Drama | Pre-production

A daughter travels to her homeland of Mani, Greece to bring her ailing mother back to Boston with her.

Director: Fay Efrosini Lellios | Stars: Alexis Georgoulis, Yorgos Karamihos, Ioannis Tsoumarakis, Alkis Kritikos

5. Shoedog

Action, Crime | Pre-production

After a seventeen year absence, a drifter named Constantine returns to his hometown of Washington, D.C. and becomes a driver in a dual liquor store robbery.

Director: Claudio Fäh

6. Breeding Grounds

35 min | Short, Comedy | Post-production

In an economically diverse suburb, this darkly comedic series exposes what is behind the slights, insults, and bad behavior moms perpetrate on each other as they attempt to raise their kids

8. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: Finish It (2019)

TV-MA | 79 min | Drama

9.2
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Big changes come to The Deuce as Gene sees opportunity in the city's public health crisis; Vincent looks to get out from under the mob's thumb and makes peace with Abby; Candy makes a critical choice in her relationship with Hank.

Director: Roxann Dawson | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Chris Bauer, Chris Coy

Votes: 481

9. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: Morta di Fame (2019)

TV-MA | 63 min | Drama

8.0
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Frankie takes his amateur porn business to the next level and ends up in a confrontation with Rudy, who pushes Vincent to up his profits; Lori is advised to be more compliant after she dares to stand up for herself on set.

Director: Susanna White | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Chris Bauer, Chris Coy

Votes: 277

10. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: Normal Is a Lie (2019)

TV-MA | 63 min | Drama

8.1
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Abby befriends a graffiti artist named Pilar and takes a surprising trip downtown; Candy sets a firm line with Hank when it comes to money; Todd reexamines his priorities and asks for Paul's support; Melissa is forced to face her past.

Director: Tanya Hamilton | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Chris Bauer, Chris Coy

Votes: 277

11. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: That's a Wrap (2019)

TV-MA | 65 min | Drama

9.0
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A struggling Lori turns to Candy for help before revisiting The Deuce; Candy makes a deal to secure funding for her film; Abby takes a stand against the latest phase of Midtown redevelopment; Tommy explains the new world order to Vincent.

Director: Alex Hall | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Chris Bauer, Chris Coy

Votes: 351

12. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: The Camera Loves You (2019)

TV-MA | 64 min | Drama

7.9
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On the eve of 1985, a worn-out Vincent reconnects with his ex-wife, Andrea, as his open relationship with Abby grows more distant; Candy and Harvey disagree on how to navigate a ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Hall | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Chris Bauer, Chris Coy

Votes: 318

13. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: They Can Never Go Home (2019)

TV-MA | 63 min | Drama

8.7
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Lori returns to New York for an audition and runs into some familiar faces; Candy speaks to her critics at a Women Against Pornography meeting; Alston takes a drastic step to deliver for Goldman.

Director: James Franco | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Chris Bauer, Chris Coy

Votes: 303

14. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: This Trust Thing (2019)

TV-MA | 63 min | Drama

8.6
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In the wake of a personal loss, Candy finds the emotional core of her latest movie; Abby confronts Vincent after she makes an alarming discovery; Paul turns to activism as the AIDS epidemic continues to ravage New York's gay community.

Director: James Franco | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Chris Bauer, Chris Coy

Votes: 270

15. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: You Only Get One (2019)

TV-MA | 64 min | Drama

8.5
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With his club shuttered, a distraught Vincent follows a lead down a dangerous path; Paul reaches out to Todd's parents; Candy battles Harvey over her latest script; Lori hits the feature dancing circuit with mixed results.

Director: Roxann Dawson | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Chris Bauer, Chris Coy

Votes: 277

16. Fishbowl (2018)

85 min | Drama

8.3
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In a small town filled with secrets, three sisters are forced to cling to each other as they cope with loss and a father who's growing increasingly obsessed with the rapture he thinks is coming.

Directors: Alexa Kinigopoulos, Stephen Kinigopoulos | Stars: Khali Addair, Ken Arnold, Mackenzie Astin, Tony Barber

Votes: 14

17. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: All You'll Be Eating Is Cannibals (2018)

TV-MA | 64 min | Drama

8.1
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Temporarily flush with cash, Frankie is tapped by Candy to be a co-producer on "Red Hot"; with Rudy's blessing, Big Mike and Black Frankie hit a gambling house in the Bronx; Paul encounters resistance to his elaborate renovation plans.

Director: Zetna Fuentes | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Chris Bauer

Votes: 421

18. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: Inside the Pretend (2018)

TV-MA | 75 min | Drama

8.8
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As "Red Hot" premieres, Candy, Harvey and Frankie get caught between competing investors; Vincent and Abby must deal with an unexpected loss; Paul turns to a familiar source to help finance Tod's dream; Darlene comes clean.

Director: Minkie Spiro | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Chris Bauer

Votes: 496

19. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: Nobody Has to Get Hurt (2018)

TV-MA | 63 min | Drama

8.8
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Kiki finds new partners for a deal for Lori. Vincent visits his father for advice. C.C wants to get paid for Red Hot.

Director: Tanya Hamilton | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Chris Bauer

Votes: 473

20. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: Our Raison d'Être (2018)

TV-MA | 64 min | Drama

7.9
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Vincent becomes the proprietor of a new mob-backed disco, Club 366; Frankie "borrows" money from Show Land to pay off his debts; Candy plans to make more artful, ambitious adult films; Paul looks to sever mob ties from his current bar.

Director: Alex Hall | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Chris Bauer

Votes: 602

21. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: Seven-Fifty (2018)

TV-MA | 63 min | Drama

8.3
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Lori envisions a sunny future in LA after attending the AFAA Erotica Awards with Harvey and Candy, who's looking to connect with west-coast producers who are willing to turn her fairy tale ... See full summary »

Director: Steph Green | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Chris Bauer

Votes: 476

22. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: The Feminism Part (2018)

TV-MA | 63 min | Drama

8.1
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Vincent envisions an idyllic life with Abby. Alston and Flannagan face a dilemma.

Director: Tricia Brock | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Chris Bauer

Votes: 413

23. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: There's an Art to This (2018)

TV-MA | 63 min | Drama

7.8
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Confronted with the changing realities of prostitution and porn, C.C. doubles down on his assets, while fellow pimp Larry Brown eyes a new opportunity; Candy grows creatively frustrated; Abby attends a meeting of activists.

Director: Alex Hall | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Chris Bauer

Votes: 493

24. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: We're All Beasts (2018)

TV-MA | 63 min | Drama

8.6
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Candy (Maggie Gyllenhaal) shoots her opus guerilla-style on the streets of New York. Vincent (James Franco) makes a confession to Abby (Margarita Levieva), along with a promise to change. ... See full summary »

Director: Susanna White | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Chris Bauer

Votes: 447

25. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: What Big Ideas (2018)

TV-MA | 63 min | Drama

8.1
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Ashley and Abby resolve to track down the identity of a 16-year-old sex worker killed in a recent fire. Vincent is shaken after witnessing the brutal side of Rudy's operation. Frustrated by... See full summary »

Director: Uta Briesewitz | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Chris Bauer

Votes: 439

26. The Deuce (2017–2019)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

8.1
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A look at life in New York City during the 1970s and '80s when porn and prostitution were rampant in Manhattan.

Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Margarita Levieva

Votes: 20,911

27. Baltimore Rising (2017)

TV-MA | 93 min | Documentary

6.2
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Baltimore Rising follows activists, police officers, community leaders and gang affiliates, who struggle to hold Baltimore together in the wake of Freddie Gray's death in police custody.

Director: Sonja Sohn | Stars: Devin Allen, Genard Shadow Barr, Elijah Cummings, Kevin Davis

Votes: 242

28. Breeding Grounds: Bulky Waste (2017 TV Short)

28 min | Short, Comedy

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In a world of bake sales and playdates, some women go to war, one passive aggressive slight at a time.

Director: Susan Skoog

29. The Bake Sale (2017)

23 min | Short, Comedy | Completed

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Debra, a privileged stay at home mother, aggravates her bake sale co-chair, Cyndi, a struggling nurse, to the point of fisticuffs when Debra gets a call that her mammogram is positive.

Director: Susan Skoog | Stars: Stephanie Ellis, Liz Samuel, Margot White, Claudine Ohayon

30. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: Au Reservoir (2017)

TV-MA | 63 min | Drama

8.6
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[HBO] HD. 'Au Reservoir.' (Season One) The Deuce's pimps face obsolescence; Candy eyes a higher profile; Vincent confronts Abby's past.

Director: James Franco | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Chris Bauer

Votes: 782

31. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: I See Money (2017)

TV-MA | 62 min | Drama

8.0
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Rudy dangles an offer in front of Vincent; Longo employs strong-arm tactics to restore order among Bobby's unhappy construction workers; Candy attracts unwanted attention and is intrigued ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Hall | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Chris Bauer

Votes: 812

32. Q with Tom Power (2014– )
Episode: James Franco; Noah Cyrus; David Simon; George Pelecanos; Alan Doyle (2017)

Talk-Show

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Actor James Franco actor/singer Noah Cyrus; the creators of the TV series "The Wire"; Alan Doyle performs.

Stars: Noah Cyrus, Alan Doyle, James Franco, George Pelecanos

33. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: My Name Is Ruby (2017)

TV-MA | 70 min | Drama

8.6
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[HBO] HD. 'My Name Is Ruby.' (Season One) Season One Finale. Vincent balks at getting in any deeper with Rudy; Candy sees the future of pornography.

Director: Michelle MacLaren | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Chris Bauer

Votes: 770

34. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: Pilot (2017)

TV-MA | 80 min | Drama

8.3
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The Deuce is an American television drama series set in and around Times Square, New York , the series pilot began shooting in October 2015. The series was picked up in January 2016.

Director: Michelle MacLaren | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Gary Carr

Votes: 1,485

35. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: Show and Prove (2017)

TV-MA | 63 min | Drama

8.0
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Vincent's failing marriage forces him to move into a seedy Times Square hotel, but his success drawing customers to a struggling Korean bar brings a tempting offer from Mafia capo Rudy Pipilo.

Director: Ernest R. Dickerson | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Chris Bauer

Votes: 1,010

36. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: The Principle Is All (2017)

TV-MA | 63 min | Drama

8.1
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Vincent is blindsided by an unexpected partner after putting the finishing touches on his new bar, causing Frankie to blow a gasket.

Director: James Franco | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Chris Bauer

Votes: 912

37. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: What Kind of Bad? (2017)

TV-MA | 61 min | Drama

8.1
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Bobby tries to change Vincent's mind about Rudy's offer; Darlene returns from a trip home with a new girl; Candy contemplates a change of careers; Paul explores the underbelly of gay life in the city; Sandra scores a key interview.

Director: Uta Briesewitz | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Chris Bauer

Votes: 771

38. The Deuce (2017–2019)
Episode: Why Me? (2017)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

8.2
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A police crackdown on prostitution creates an opportunity for Bobby and Vincent.

Director: Roxann Dawson | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Chris Bauer

Votes: 738

39. Quarry (2016– )

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

8.1
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Quarry, a disillusioned Vietnam War vet, returns home to Memphis in 1972 only to find rejection and scrutiny at every step. A mysterious man known only as The Broker gives him an offer he can't refuse - to work for him as a hitman.

Stars: Logan Marshall-Green, Jodi Balfour, Damon Herriman, Edoardo Ballerini

Votes: 10,398

40. The Talk (VI) (2016)

Short, Drama | Completed

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A father, a son and a life or death conversation. The Talk is a short film that takes you through the minds of 2 African American men in relation to police brutality in the USA.

Director: Justin Christopher Vaughn | Stars: Avant Strangel, Aj Lloyd, Syed Sahil, Jordan Daley

41. Native (II) (2016)

15 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

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While on a ceremonial walkabout a young boy must defend his tribe against a mysterious force.

Directors: Travis Champagne, Stephen Kinigopoulos | Stars: Zach Crosby, Divine Prince Ty Emmecca, Kojo Ennin, Anwan Glover

42. The Confidential Informant (2016)

21 min | Short, Crime

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A young man in Washington, DC, out of options, makes one last, desperate attempt to earn his father's love and respect.

Director: Stephen Kinigopoulos | Stars: Thaddeus Street, Steven Maurice, Darren Alford, Richard Pelzman

43. What Martha Said (2016)

11 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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After seeing on Facebook that her child wasn't invited to a birthday party, the PTA president, Martha, confronts the offending mother, and spreads some ugly gossip.

Director: Susan Skoog | Stars: Elizabeth Nee, Robert Farrior, Rhonda Keyser, Thea McCartan

44. Code(s) Polar (2016 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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Add a Plot

Directors: Stéphane Bergouhnioux, Jean-Marie Nizan | Stars: Lydia Andrew, Carlo Bonini, David Cage, Michael Connelly

45. Quarry (2016– )
Episode: A Mouthful of Splinters (2016)

TV-MA | 54 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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Joni gets visited by an unexpected guest. Mac comes home for an unpleasant surprise, that makes him contact The Broker.

Director: Greg Yaitanes | Stars: Logan Marshall-Green, Jodi Balfour, Damon Herriman, Edoardo Ballerini

Votes: 463

46. Quarry (2016– )
Episode: Carnival of Souls (2016)

TV-MA | 52 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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The Broker gives Quarry and Buddy a high-profile mission. Meanwhile, Tommy tries a new lead and Joni has an open house.

Director: Greg Yaitanes | Stars: Logan Marshall-Green, Jodi Balfour, Damon Herriman, Edoardo Ballerini

Votes: 392

47. Quarry (2016– )
Episode: Coffee Blues (2016)

TV-MA | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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After not contacting him for a month, The Broker shows up at Mac and Joni's house, asking Mac to drive him somewhere.

Director: Greg Yaitanes | Stars: Logan Marshall-Green, Jodi Balfour, Damon Herriman, Edoardo Ballerini

Votes: 397

48. Quarry (2016– )
Episode: Figure Four (2016)

TV-MA | 56 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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Joni fears the worst about Mac when her lover turns up dead. Meanwhile, Mac helps Buddy with a gun deal that turns into a violent confrontation in another bit of work for The Broker.

Director: Greg Yaitanes | Stars: Logan Marshall-Green, Jodi Balfour, Damon Herriman, Edoardo Ballerini

Votes: 533

49. Quarry (2016– )
Episode: His Deeds Were Scattered (2016)

TV-MA | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.3
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Mac gets a high-profile assignment from The Broker; a curfew is ordered in the wake of racial unrest.

Director: Greg Yaitanes | Stars: Logan Marshall-Green, Jodi Balfour, Damon Herriman, Edoardo Ballerini

Votes: 376

50. Quarry (2016– )
Episode: Nuoc Chay Da Mon (2016)

TV-MA | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

9.3
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Mac (Logan Marshall-Green) confronts his war demons and settles a score with an old adversary.

Director: Greg Yaitanes | Stars: Logan Marshall-Green, Jodi Balfour, Damon Herriman, Edoardo Ballerini

Votes: 570



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