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1. Chicago Med (2015– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama

7.5
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An emotional thrill ride through the day-to-day chaos of the city's most explosive hospital and the courageous team of doctors who hold it together. They will tackle unique new cases ... See full summary »

Stars: Nick Gehlfuss, Yaya DaCosta, Torrey DeVitto, Colin Donnell

Votes: 9,223

2. Greenleaf (2016– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

7.3
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The unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, dark secrets and lies.

Stars: Merle Dandridge, Kim Hawthorne, Desiree Ross, Lamman Rucker

Votes: 2,625

3. American Experience (1988– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Oliver Platt

Votes: 1,281

4. Great Performances (1971– )

Music

7.7
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"You Can't Take It With You" is hailed one of the greatest revivals and filmed plays for PBS television. David Woods brought stunning charm, humor, and time to this Moss Hart masterpiece. ... See full summary »

Stars: Julie Andrews, Renée Fleming, Walter Cronkite, Plácido Domingo

Votes: 480

5. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,421

6. American Masters (1985– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 625

7. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Anthology series which ran on PBS throughout the 1980s.

Stars: Edward Herrmann, Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson

Votes: 172

8. Soul Food (2000–2004)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama

7.3
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The everyday life and problems of the Josephs, a black family living in Chicago, Illinois.

Stars: Rockmond Dunbar, Darrin Dewitt Henson, Aaron Meeks, Nicole Ari Parker

Votes: 834

9. Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad (1994– )

TV-Y7 | 20 min | Animation, Family, Action

7.0
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Typical teenager Sam Collins and his friends secretly fight virus monsters by transporting themselves into the computer.

Stars: Glen Beaudin, Kevin Castro, Robin Mary Florence, Jayme Betcher

Votes: 448

10. Independent Lens (1999– )

Documentary

7.8
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Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.

Stars: America Ferrera, Terrence Howard, Stanley Tucci, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 413

11. Twisted (1986)

R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller

4.8
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One evening the Collins find their maid Mrs. Murdock at the end of their steps: dead, neck broken. Obviously she had an accident. Consequently they need a new babysitter for an upcoming big... See full summary »

Director: Adam Holender | Stars: Lois Smith, Christian Slater, Dina Merrill, Tandy Cronyn

Votes: 364

12. Ancient Mysteries (1994–1998)

45 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

7.6
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Ancient Mysteries is a documentary television series that deals with historical mysteries.

Stars: Leonard Nimoy, Kathleen Turner, Carole Fontaine, Bob Brier

Votes: 133

13. Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story (2006 TV Movie)

88 min | Biography, Drama, Music

5.6
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Fantasia Barrino overcomes sexual abuse, illiteracy, and other setbacks and becomes the winner of "American Idol" in 2004.

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Fantasia Barrino, Loretta Devine, Viola Davis, Kadeem Hardison

Votes: 576

14. Eyes on the Prize (1987–1990)

TV-PG | 360 min | Documentary, History

9.0
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A documentary about the American Civil Rights Movement from 1952 to 1965.

Stars: Julian Bond, Unita Blackwell, James Hicks, Burke Marshall

Votes: 443

15. P.O.V. (1988– )

Documentary

7.8
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POV, a cinema term for "point of view," is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. Since 1988, POV has presented more than 300 of the best, boldest and most... See full summary »

Stars: Angela Davis, Deann Borshay, Peter Dinklage, Mohamed Bangura

Votes: 127

16. Divorce Corp (2014)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Drama, History

8.1
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39 Metascore

More money flows through the family courts, and into the hands of courthouse insiders, than in all other court systems in America combined - over $50 billion a year and growing. Through ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Sorge | Stars: Gloria Allred, Wendy Archer, Alexandra Borg, Dennis Braun

Votes: 368

17. Mysteries of the Bible (1994–1998)

300 min | Documentary

7.7
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Mysteries Of The Bible is one of our most successful and enduring series, a fascinating and award-winning exploration of the scriptures that blends historical inquiry with theology and ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Kiley, Jean Simmons, David Wolpe, Daniel Smith-Christopher

Votes: 123

18. Zombie Island Massacre (1984)

R | 95 min | Horror

2.8
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Americans on vacation in the Caribbean take a tour of a nearby island at night and watch a local voodoo ritual. Soon after, they find themselves stranded on the island and under attack by unseen foes. One by one they meet violent ends.

Director: John N. Carter | Stars: David Broadnax, Rita Jenrette, Tom Cantrell, Diane Clayre Holub

Votes: 598

19. Maya Angelou and Still I Rise (2016)

Not Rated | 114 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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66 Metascore

The first feature documentary about the remarkable writer, poet, actress, activist Maya Angelou.

Directors: Bob Hercules, Rita Coburn Whack | Stars: Cicely Tyson, Guy Johnson, Diahann Carroll, Don Martin

Votes: 340

20. The Revolutionary War (1995– )

Documentary, History, War

8.6
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Documentary chronicling the history of the American Revolutionary War against Great Britain that began in 1776.

Stars: Robert Kerbeck, Charles Kuralt, Robert E. Burke, Stephen Christian

Votes: 117

21. All About You (2001)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Two people run from the pain of their broken past. When they discover each other, they find themselves at a crossroad where the only thing that stands between them and a second chance is each other.

Director: Christine Swanson | Stars: Renée Elise Goldsberry, Terron Brooks, Debbie Allen, LisaRaye McCoy

Votes: 238

22. Wounded Knee (2009)

TV-PG | 74 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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On the night of February 27, 1973, a caravan of cars carrying 200 armed Oglala Lakota-led by American Indian Movement (AIM) activists-entered Wounded Knee on the Pine Ridge Reservation and ... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Nelson

Votes: 44

23. The Old Settler (2001 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.2
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In 1940s Harlem, two sisters take in a hepcat as a boarder. Although he is young and they are older, their life choices parallel one another.

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Phylicia Rashad, Debbie Allen, Bumper Robinson, Eartha Robinson

Votes: 133

24. Hemingway (1988)

100 min | Biography

6.8
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Of all the memorable characters created by Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winning author Ernest Hemingway, none was more complicated, more fascinating, or more charismatic than Hemingway himself.... See full summary »

Stars: Stacy Keach, Josephine Chaplin, Marisa Berenson, Lisa Banes

Votes: 88

25. God in America (2010– )

360 min | History

7.7
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How has religious belief shaped American history? What role have religious ideas and spiritual experience played in shaping the social, political, and cultural life of what has become the ... See full summary »

Stars: Campbell Scott, John Ahlin, Catherine Brekus, Keith David

Votes: 70

26. Smile Orange (1976)

PG | 86 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Based on the stage play by director Trevor Rhone, "Smile Orange" takes a humorous and somewhat acidic view of the tourism business, mostly from the point of view of Ringo, a hustler, con man and waiter.

Director: Trevor D. Rhone | Stars: Carl Bradshaw, Glenn Morrison, Stanley Irons, Vaughn Crosskill

Votes: 99

27. The Big Blue Marble (1974–1983)

Family

8.2
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The lives, homes and cultures of children around the world are explored.

Stars: Daphne Youree, Ali, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Barbara Card

Votes: 71

28. History's Mysteries (1998–2011)

TV-PG | Documentary, History, Mystery

8.2
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Explore the stories, events, legends and myths that have incited debate throughout the ages.

Stars: David Ackroyd, Arthur Kent, Leonard Nimoy, Joel Martin

Votes: 151

29. Freedom Riders (2009– )

120 min | History

6.0
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Stars: Marcos Akiaten, Jeremy Arviso, Del-Marie Bachand, Chris Begay

Votes: 15

30. Craft in America (2007– )

TV-PG | Documentary

8.0
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CRAFT IN AMERICA, the award-winning documentary series, is a journey to the artists, objects, techniques, and origins of American craft. Teachers highlights the renowned individuals who are... See full summary »

Votes: 24

31. The Perfect Beat (2009 Video)

Not Rated | 20 min | Short, Drama, Music

8.5
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Morris is a loser, a down on his luck disc jockey with no job and no future. His alter-ego, DJ Mojo, is given the break of a lifetime but he must choose between his art and the woman he loves to achieve success.

Director: Benson McGrath | Stars: Cameron Douglas, Sandy Moy, P.J. Marino, Chantelle Barry

Votes: 6

32. Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood (2009 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

7.8
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Eight hundred German filmmakers (cast and crew) fled the Nazis in the 1930s. The film uses voice-overs, archival footage, and film clips to examine Berlin's vital filmmaking in the 1920s; ... See full summary »

Director: Karen Thomas | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Scott Subiono, Sewell Whitney, Scott Beehner

Votes: 157

33. The Great Depression (1993– )

Documentary, History

7.5
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Stars: Joe Morton, Gore Vidal, Maya Angelou, Ossie Davis

Votes: 28

34. Vegetable Soup (1975– )

30 min | Family

8.0
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An anthology series themed around multiculturalism.

Stars: Carla Pinza, Leonard A. Anderson, Carla Brave, Didi Rosaly

Votes: 38

35. Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press (1996)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.3
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The profile of controversial journalist George Seldes and a piercing examination of America's news media. Narrated by Susan Sarandon, with readings of writings by Ed Asner, this Academy ... See full summary »

Director: Rick Goldsmith | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Edward Asner, Ben Bagdikian, Jeff Cohen

Votes: 91

36. Wired Science (2007– )

TV-G | 60 min | Documentary, Family

7.7
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What is a "space junkyard?"

Stars: Aomawa Baker, Kamala Lopez, Ziya Tong, Brian Unger

Votes: 38

37. The Astronomers (1991– )

57 min | Documentary

8.5
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A look at the work and worlds of leading scientists and astronomers who are helping to unlock the mysteries of the universe.

Stars: Heather Couper, Vera C. Rubin, Tony Tyson, John Lowry Dobson

Votes: 38

38. Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart (2017)

118 min | Documentary, Biography

8.3
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Director: Tracy Heather Strain | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee, Louis Gossett Jr., Lorraine Hansberry

Votes: 21

39. Room 302 (2001)

28 min | Short, Drama

7.7
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Feeling the aftershocks from the OJ Simpson verdict, two women spend an unforgettable night confronting their deepest fears, resentments and misjudgments.

Director: Erma Elzy | Stars: Kristin Bauer van Straten, Denise Wilson, Willie Gault, Rob Brownstein

Votes: 22

40. Operation Change (2014– )

Documentary

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Votes: 11

41. Travel Notes of a Geechee Girl (2017)

Documentary

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Director: Julie Dash | Stars: Marshall Allen, Olu Dara, Manthia Diawara, Danny Glover

42. Progress (2015)

12 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.0
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A reclusive Black celebrity is persuaded to open up to a mysterious woman stalking him with an uncommon secret of her own.

Director: Jamal Caesar | Stars: Pippa Black, Jason Olive

Votes: 13

43. A Litany for Survival: The Life and Work of Audre Lorde (1995)

80 min | Documentary

8.6
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Directors: Ada Gay Griffin, Michelle Parkerson

Votes: 20

44. Smothered: The Censorship Struggles of the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (2002 TV Movie)

93 min | Documentary

8.4
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The history of the irreverent "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour" and the content battles it fought with its television network.

Director: Maureen Muldaur | Stars: Joan Baez, Jack Benny, David Bianculli, Allan Blye

Votes: 178

45. Fair Game? (2010)

Documentary

8.1
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In the age of Barack Obama, prominent Black males from diverse fields debate the notion of a "level playing field" by weighing in on the complexities of critical issues such as education, ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Van Peebles | Stars: Mario Van Peebles, Barack Obama, Ronald B. Mincy, Glenn Martin

Votes: 8

46. The Long Night (1976)

PG | 85 min | Drama

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Director: Woodie King Jr. | Stars: Woodie King Jr., Dick Anthony Williams, Peggy Kirkpatrick, Shauneille Perry

47. John Lewis: Get in the Way (2017 TV Movie)

PG | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
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John Lewis: Get in the Way is the first major documentary biography of John Lewis, civil rights hero, congressional leader and champion of human rights whose unwavering fight for justice ... See full summary »

Director: Kathleen Dowdey

Votes: 13

48. Bring Your 'A' Game (2009)

PG | 23 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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A documentary film in which a 17 year old African-American male encounters prominent Black male icons ('A' Gamers) from diverse fields in a hip, computer-generated video game-style world.

Director: Mario Van Peebles | Stars: Mario Van Peebles, Ice Cube, Sean 'Diddy' Combs, Russell Simmons

Votes: 10

49. Alma's Rainbow (1994)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Director: Ayoka Chenzira | Stars: Kim Weston-Moran, Victoria Gabrielle Platt, Mizan Kirby, Lee Dobson

Votes: 37

50. Sing Faster: The Stagehands' Ring Cycle (1999)

60 min | Documentary, Music

6.8
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With its four operas, seventeen-hour running time and months of rehearsal, Wagner's "Ring Cycle" is a daunting undertaking for any opera company. Jon Else goes backstage to show this rare ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Else | Star: Kenneth 'Spike' Kirkland

Votes: 114



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