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1. Call 911 (2008– )

8.6
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Stars: J.V. Martin, Adam Sapin, Kieron Elliott, Toni Johnson

Votes: 28

2. Casino (1995)

R | 178 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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73 Metascore

A tale of greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends: a mafia enforcer and a casino executive, compete against each other over a gambling empire, and over a fast living and fast loving socialite.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods

Votes: 396,477 | Gross: $42.44M

3. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Sisters (1986)

TV-PG | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Sisters Julia and Emily McCullough murder their wealthy Aunt Esther with a heavy object and frame her dull husband Harold Scully, a golf partner of Ben's. Ben reluctantly defends Scully and must break the sisters' alibi and strong bond.

Director: Alan Cooke | Stars: Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holiday, Gail O'Grady

Votes: 96

4. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Judge (1986)

TV-PG | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Judge Carter Addison murders his cheating mistress and frames her lover. Then the judge presides over the man's trial with Ben Matlock as the defense counsel.

Director: Christopher Hibler | Stars: Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holiday, Dick Van Dyke

Votes: 120

5. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Don: Part 1 (1986)

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

8.0
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Ben and Charlene take the controversial case of a Mafia don accused of murdering a business rival; Charlene is attracted to the man's son.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holiday, William Conrad

Votes: 74

6. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

PG | 115 min | Family, Sci-Fi

7.9
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91 Metascore

A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote, Dee Wallace

Votes: 323,496 | Gross: $435.11M

7. Edward Scissorhands (1990)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.9
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74 Metascore

A gentle man, with scissors for hands, is brought into a new community after living in isolation.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall

Votes: 401,492 | Gross: $56.36M

8. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: Blind Justice (1987)

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

7.9
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A blind man kills the man who blinded him and frames the man's girlfriend.

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Kari Lizer, Kene Holiday

Votes: 46

9. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Other Woman (1989)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Ben defends a psychiatrist accused of killing the abusive husband of one of his patients.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Julie Sommars, Kene Holiday

Votes: 50

10. Back to the Future Part II (1989)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.8
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57 Metascore

After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985...without interfering with his first trip.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Thomas F. Wilson

Votes: 403,478 | Gross: $118.50M

11. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Don: Part 2 (1986)

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

7.8
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Ben defends a organized-crime boss.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holiday, William Conrad

Votes: 69

12. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Chef (1987)

TV-PG | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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During the taping of her TV cooking show, a chef's ex-husband samples her cooking, then keels over dead.

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holiday, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 63

13. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Fisherman (1988)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A Vietnamese fisherman has been clashing with another fisherman who's a bigot. When the man is killed the Vietnamese is arrested and Ben defends him. And the D.A. is quite helpful to Ben.

Director: Harvey S. Laidman | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Kari Lizer, Kene Holiday

Votes: 49

14. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Investigation: Part 2 (1988)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Matlock decides to continue with the case even though he was the victim of a violent assault. When Tyler returns to the same bar to enquire the whereabouts of Juanita Martinez (Maria ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Hibler | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Kari Lizer, Kene Holiday

Votes: 40

15. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Best Friend (1987)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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A writer is found shot to death while he was writing a tell-all book about Georgia's most prominent political family, the Douglases. James Douglas' ex-wife, Vanessa, is accused of the murder but Matlock agrees to defend her.

Director: Tony Mordente | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Kari Lizer, Kene Holiday

Votes: 46

16. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Court-Martial: Part 1 (1987)

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

7.6
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An Army lieutenant pushes his men too hard. Someone stabs him in the back, and he dies. The Army charges one of the soldiers in his company, Ben defends him, and Charlene and Tyler help. During a preliminary hearing the accused disappears.

Director: Charles S. Dubin | Stars: Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holiday, Tony Becker

Votes: 53

17. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Court-Martial: Part 2 (1987)

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

7.6
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Ben returns the defendant, but a crucial witness (the only witness) disappears. Tyler discovers a drug scheme, Charlene finds out about the background, and Ben figures out the pieces of the puzzle. Ben even learns about the Army.

Director: Charles S. Dubin | Stars: Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holiday, Tony Becker

Votes: 46

18. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Genius (1988)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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When Ben's own genius nephew is accused of murder, he assists his uncle in the defense.

Director: Frank Thackery | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Kari Lizer, Kene Holiday

Votes: 51

19. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Investigation: Part 1 (1988)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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One of Ben's clients is the son of a mobster but he has chosen to cut all ties with his father, even change his name and not tell anyone about it. But a politician finds out and subpoenas ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Hibler | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Kari Lizer, Kene Holiday

Votes: 50

20. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Husband (1987)

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

7.5
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When a woman learns her husband has another wife, she confronts him even making threats. Later he is found dead. She is arrested and Ben defends her. He learns that the man has more secrets.

Director: Tony Mordente | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Kari Lizer, Kene Holiday

Votes: 39

21. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The People vs. Matlock (1987)

TV-PG | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Matlock is accused of bribing a witness.

Director: Charles S. Dubin | Stars: Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holiday, Alan Blumenfeld

Votes: 52

22. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Rat Pack (1987)

TV-PG | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Ben is asked to go to California to defend a cookie magnate who is accused of killing his girlfriend, a bit-part actress who may have also been involved with one of his friends.

Director: Nicholas Sgarro | Stars: Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holiday, Timothy Busfield

Votes: 60

23. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Reporter (1987)

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

7.5
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A woman arrives home to find her house on fire and her husband dead. The police believe she did it to kill her husband who supposedly was planning on leaving her. A newspaper reporter helps Ben and discovers the husband had a secret past.

Director: Charles S. Dubin | Stars: Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holiday, Sarah Abrell

Votes: 55

24. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Seduction (1986)

TV-PG | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Football star Brad Bingham is accused of fatally bludgeoning the team's owner Cynthia Hyland.

Director: Nicholas Sgarro | Stars: Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holiday, John Beck

Votes: 62

25. Back to the Future Part III (1990)

PG | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.4
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55 Metascore

Enjoying a peaceable existence in 1885, Doctor Emmet Brown is about to be killed by Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen. Marty McFly travels back in time to save his friend.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen, Thomas F. Wilson

Votes: 339,807 | Gross: $87.73M

26. You're Not You (2014)

R | 102 min | Drama

7.4
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56 Metascore

A drama centered on a classical pianist who has been diagnosed with ALS and the brash college student who becomes her caregiver.

Director: George C. Wolfe | Stars: Hilary Swank, Emmy Rossum, Josh Duhamel, Stephanie Beatriz

Votes: 21,036

27. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Mayor: Part 2 (1989)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Ben continues his defense of a man wrongfully accused of killing a popular mayor.

Director: Harvey S. Laidman | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Julie Sommars, Kene Holiday

Votes: 46

28. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Nurse (1987)

TV-PG | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Kathy Dawson is a private nurse working for the St. John's. One night while she was out, the man she was taking care of, Peter St. John, has what appears to be a heart attack - and dies. ... See full summary »

Director: Charles S. Dubin | Stars: Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holiday, Julie Sommars

Votes: 55

29. Frailty (2001)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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64 Metascore

A man confesses to an FBI agent his family's story of how his religious fanatic father's visions led to a series of murders to destroy supposed "demons."

Director: Bill Paxton | Stars: Bill Paxton, Matthew McConaughey, Powers Boothe, Matt O'Leary

Votes: 68,963 | Gross: $13.10M

30. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Gigolo (1988)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Ben Matlock defends a handsome, young dance instructor who is accused of killing his married dance studio business partner after she catches him after hours with another woman.

Director: Tony Mordente | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Kari Lizer, Kene Holiday

Votes: 39

31. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Mayor: Part 1 (1989)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A popular mayor is seen arguing with two visitors to his home, the next day he is murdered by someone dressed as a well known environmental protester. Ben Matlock, Michelle and Tyler are lured to defend the accused under false pretenses.

Director: Harvey S. Laidman | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Julie Sommars, Kene Holiday

Votes: 44

32. American Made (2017)

R | 115 min | Action, Biography, Comedy

7.2
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65 Metascore

The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair.

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright, Jesse Plemons

Votes: 115,363 | Gross: $51.34M

33. True Lies (1994)

R | 141 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

7.2
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63 Metascore

A fearless, globe-trotting, terrorist-battling secret agent has his life turned upside down when he discovers his wife might be having an affair with a used car salesman while terrorists smuggle nuclear war heads into the United States.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Arnold, Bill Paxton

Votes: 212,596 | Gross: $146.28M

34. Glory Road (2006)

PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.2
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58 Metascore

In 1966, Texas Western coach Don Haskins led the first all-black starting line-up for a college basketball team to the NCAA national championship.

Director: James Gartner | Stars: Josh Lucas, Derek Luke, Austin Nichols, Jon Voight

Votes: 38,884 | Gross: $42.64M

35. Mein Leben & ich (2001–2010)

25 min | Comedy

7.2
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German sitcom centered around teenage girl Alex (Wolke Hegenbarth), who stoically observes the world around her, where her parents refuse to grow up, and her brother Sebastian and friend ... See full summary »

Stars: Wolke Hegenbarth, Gottfried Vollmer, Maren Kroymann, Nora Binder

Votes: 376

36. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Annihilator (1987)

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

7.2
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Ben's assistant Cassie convinces Ben to defend a professional wrestler accused of killing a rival wrestler.

Director: Christopher Hibler | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Kari Lizer, Kene Holiday

Votes: 46

37. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Reunion (1988)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Ben has a reunion with some friends from law school who are partners in a law firm. The senior partner is killed and one of the partners is accused of killing him. Ben offers to defend him ... See full summary »

Director: Charles S. Dubin | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Kari Lizer, Kene Holiday

Votes: 43

38. 8 Mile (2002)

R | 110 min | Drama, Music

7.1
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77 Metascore

A young rapper, struggling with every aspect of his life, wants to make it big but his friends and foes make this odyssey of rap harder than it may seem.

Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Eminem, Brittany Murphy, Kim Basinger, Mekhi Phifer

Votes: 218,450 | Gross: $116.72M

39. Transformers (2007)

PG-13 | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.1
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61 Metascore

An ancient struggle between two Cybertronian races, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, comes to Earth, with a clue to the ultimate power held by a teenager.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson

Votes: 556,783 | Gross: $319.07M

40. Matlock (1986–1995)

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

7.1
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Ben Matlock is a very expensive criminal defense attorney, who charges one hundred thousand dollars to take a case. Fortunately, he's worth every penny, as he and his associates defend his clients by finding the real killer.

Stars: Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holiday, Nancy Stafford

Votes: 5,247

41. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Lovelorn (1988)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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A man pays an angry visit to the Advice Column writer counselor whom he believes ruined his marriage with the advice she gave to his wife. He picks up a desk lamp and threatens her. When ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Hibler | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Kari Lizer, Kene Holiday

Votes: 46

42. Tropic Thunder (2008)

R | 107 min | Action, Comedy

7.0
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71 Metascore

Through a series of freak occurrences, a group of actors shooting a big-budget war movie are forced to become the soldiers they are portraying.

Director: Ben Stiller | Stars: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., Jeff Kahn

Votes: 342,088 | Gross: $110.52M

43. The X Files (1998)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.0
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60 Metascore

Mulder and Scully must fight the government in a conspiracy and find the truth about an alien colonization of Earth.

Director: Rob Bowman | Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, John Neville, William B. Davis

Votes: 93,555 | Gross: $83.90M

44. National Treasure (2004)

PG | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.9
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39 Metascore

A historian races to find the legendary Templar Treasure before a team of mercenaries.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Justin Bartha, Sean Bean

Votes: 278,590 | Gross: $173.01M

45. Anatomy of Violence (2013 TV Movie)

Drama

6.9
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Centers on a criminal psychologist with an expertise in sociopaths who partners with a young female detective with whom he shares a conflicted past.

Director: Mark Pellington | Stars: Skeet Ulrich, Amber Tamblyn, Matthew Modine, Brian Tee

Votes: 15

46. Tron (2010)

PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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49 Metascore

The son of a virtual world designer goes looking for his father and ends up inside the digital world that his father designed. He meets his father's corrupted creation and a unique ally who was born inside the digital world.

Director: Joseph Kosinski | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde, Bruce Boxleitner

Votes: 288,646 | Gross: $172.06M

47. Dave (1993)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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To avoid a potentially explosive scandal when the U.S. President goes into a coma, an affable temp agency owner with an uncanny resemblance is put in his place.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Frank Langella, Kevin Dunn

Votes: 44,390 | Gross: $63.27M

48. The Call (II) (2013)

R | 94 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

6.7
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51 Metascore

When a veteran 911 operator takes a life-altering call from a teenage girl who has just been abducted, she realizes that she must confront a killer from her past in order to save the girl's life.

Director: Brad Anderson | Stars: Halle Berry, Evie Thompson, Abigail Breslin, Morris Chestnut

Votes: 100,675 | Gross: $51.87M

49. Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)

R | 118 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.7
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40 Metascore

Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh pursue a former LAPD officer who uses his knowledge of police procedure and policies to steal and sell confiscated guns and ammunition to local street gangs.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo

Votes: 141,840 | Gross: $144.73M

50. Terminator Salvation (2009)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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49 Metascore

In 2018, a mysterious new weapon in the war against the machines, half-human and half-machine, comes to John Connor on the eve of a resistance attack on Skynet. But whose side is he on, and can he be trusted?

Director: McG | Stars: Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Anton Yelchin, Moon Bloodgood

Votes: 312,411 | Gross: $125.32M



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