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1. How Shakespeare Changed My Life (2016 Video)

Short

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How Shakespeare Changed My Life is an online series featuring interviews with many notable actors/artists describing a pivotal moment when Shakespeare literally changed their lives.

Director: Melinda Hall | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Tommy Bayiokos, Jim Beaver, Ray Bradbury

Votes: 5

2. Today (1952– )
Episode: Episode dated 21 April 1989 (1989)

TV-G | News, Talk-Show

9.8
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Stars: Bette Davis, James Earl Jones

Votes: 54

3. Star Wars Rebels (2014–2018)
Episode: Twilight of the Apprentice (2016)

TV-Y7 | 44 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.8
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After gaining information about the Sith, Kanan, Ezra and Ahsoka battle the Inquisitors with the help of a new ally, but are overmatched when Vader arrives.

Director: Dave Filoni | Stars: Taylor Gray, Freddie Prinze Jr., Dave Filoni, Ashley Eckstein

Votes: 2,340

4. The View (1997– )
Episode: Episode dated 17 November 2010 (2010)

TV-14 | Talk-Show

9.6
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Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Rachael Ray, Joy Behar, Quincy Jones

Votes: 22

5. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Driving Miss Daisy (2015)

Music

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Stars: Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones, Boyd Gaines

Votes: 19

6. Star Wars Rebels (2014–2018)
Episode: Shroud of Darkness (2016)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.2
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Kanan, Ezra, and Ahsoka return to the Lothal Jedi Temple to find out how the Inquisitors have continually been able to track the rebels.

Directors: Dave Filoni, Saul Ruiz | Stars: Taylor Gray, Vanessa Marshall, Freddie Prinze Jr., Tiya Sircar

Votes: 910

7. Reading Rainbow (1983– )
Episode: Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain (1983)

TV-Y | 28 min | Family

9.1
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How do you envision the rain, or any kind of weather? Some of the things to ask about in this show of weather legends. When LeVar's plans of attending a picnic and softball game are ... See full summary »

Directors: Larry Lancit, Herk Harvey | Stars: LeVar Burton, Herk Harvey, James Earl Jones

Votes: 9

8. Star Wars Rebels (2014–2018)
Episode: The Siege of Lothal (2015)

TV-Y7 | 44 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.1
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Now a part of Phoenix Squadron, the Ghost crew joins a mission to steal shield generators from an Imperial freighter. Under pressure from Darth Vader, an Imperial defector leads the Sith Lord to battle with Kanan and Ezra.

Directors: Dave Filoni, Bosco Ng, Brad Rau | Stars: Taylor Gray, Vanessa Marshall, Freddie Prinze Jr., Tiya Sircar

Votes: 1,161

9. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror V (1994)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.1
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The family's job at Mr. Burns' country estate goes awry when Homer goes mad; Homer's attempt to repair a toaster results in inadvertent time travel; The school staff turn cannibalistic.

Director: Jim Reardon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 2,518

10. Lamp Unto My Feet (1948–1979)

60 min

9.0
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One of Television's earliest religious series providing inspirational drama and readings. Aired usually on Sunday mornings.

Stars: Carmen De Lavallade, Glen Tetley, Lyman Bryson, Marvin Silbersher

Votes: 7

11. House M.D. (2004–2012)
Episode: The Tyrant (2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery

9.0
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When a controversial African politician falls ill, he is brought to Princeton Plainsboro for treatment. The team struggles with whether to help a merciless dictator being subpoenaed for ... See full summary »

Director: David Straiton | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Lisa Edelstein, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard

Votes: 1,967

12. East Side/West Side (1963–1964)
Episode: Who Do You Kill? (1963)

60 min | Drama

9.0
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A young African-American couple battle economic and social woes. Joe can only find menial jobs and to make ends meet Ruth works in a cheap bar. Then tragedy strikes their child.

Director: Tom Gries | Stars: George C. Scott, Elizabeth Wilson, Cicely Tyson, Godfrey Cambridge

Votes: 14

13. Tina Turner: One Last Time Live in Concert (2000 Video)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Music, Musical

8.9
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Compilation of Tina Turner's two final concerts at Wembley Stadium, recorded during her 'Twenty Four Seven' tour, and featuring classic hits, cover versions and new songs.

Director: David Mallet | Stars: Tina Turner, Ivona Brnelic, Clare Louise Turton, Solange Guenier

Votes: 171

14. Black Theatre: The Making of a Movement (1978)

130 min | Documentary

8.9
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This documentary explores the growth and development of black theatre from its earliest roots, also examining its close ties with the civil rights movement. Included are interviews with ... See full summary »

Director: Woodie King Jr. | Stars: Amiri Baraka, Ed Bullins, Lorraine Hansberry, James Earl Jones

Votes: 7

15. Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–1999)
Episode: Blood Ties: Part 2 (1997)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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Felix Wilson makes a shocking confession about his relationship with his deceased housekeeper.

Director: Nick Gomez | Stars: Richard Belzer, Andre Braugher, Clark Johnson, Kyle Secor

Votes: 55

16. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2015)
Episode: Episode #5.92 (2009)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Director: Brian McAloon | Stars: Craig Ferguson, Rosemarie DeWitt, James Earl Jones, Shadoe Stevens

Votes: 8

17. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.8
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82 Metascore

After the rebels are brutally overpowered by the Empire on the ice planet Hoth, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 1,025,254 | Gross: $290.48M

18. East Side/West Side (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

8.8
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Neil Brock is a young social worker in the slums of New York City. His boss is Frieda Hechlinger, and Jane Foster is the office secretary. This dramatic series features stories about child ... See full summary »

Stars: George C. Scott, Elizabeth Wilson, Cicely Tyson, Linden Chiles

Votes: 117

19. Under a Killing Moon (1994 Video Game)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.8
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In the year 2042, a clumsy noir gumshoe named Tex Murphy must stop a cult of religious fanatics who plan to destroy the human race.

Director: Chris Jones | Stars: James Earl Jones, Brian Keith, Russell Means, Margot Kidder

Votes: 263

20. La Premiere (2009)

20 min | Short, History

8.8
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A story of two brothers and their creation of the first motion picture exhibition.

Directors: Michael Regalbuto, Nick Regalbuto | Stars: James Earl Jones, Ronald Guttman, Henri Lubatti, Matthew Wolf

Votes: 30

21. Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–1999)
Episode: Blood Ties: Part 1 (1997)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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A prominent businessman's housekeeper is found murdered at a banquet in his honor.

Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Richard Belzer, Andre Braugher, Clark Johnson, Kyle Secor

Votes: 62

22. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1969)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.8
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After being bothered one time too many, Oscar declared he'll find a way to sleep at piece even if it means moving out of his trash can. Meanwhile Bob shows the neighborhood kids a pack of ... See full summary »

Stars: Carlos Alomar, James Catusi, Robin Clark, Jim Henson

Votes: 18

23. Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Episode: Part 1 (1977)

TV-G | 93 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.8
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After Joseph and Mary's betrothal, Mary is visited by the angel Gabriel, who tells her she will bear the Son of God. Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem to take part in Herod's census, where Jesus is born.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Robert Powell, Anne Bancroft, Ernest Borgnine, Claudia Cardinale

Votes: 247

24. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.7
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Harry Shearer, Julie Kavner

Votes: 325,296

25. House M.D. (2004–2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery

8.7
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An antisocial maverick doctor who specializes in diagnostic medicine does whatever it takes to solve puzzling cases that come his way using his crack team of doctors and his wits.

Stars: Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard, Jesse Spencer

Votes: 366,360

26. Long Ago and Far Away (1989–1993)

Animation, Drama, Family

8.7
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hosted by James Earl Jones, this Anthology Series features fairy tales and short stories. Throughout the series, many guest narrators take turns telling a tradition fairy tale in their own words.

Stars: James Earl Jones, Mia Farrow, Tim Curry, Tammy Grimes

Votes: 70

27. Super Bowl XXVII Halftime Show (1993 TV Special)

Music

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Director: Don Mischer | Stars: Michael Jackson, James Earl Jones, Mike Kopplin, Anahita Perez

Votes: 61

28. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1969)

TV-Y | 60 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.7
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Mr. Hooper displays his newest invention called the "Super Duper Secret Stealer Stopper" a guaranteed system that stops burglars from stealing his sodas with humorous results. Gordon spends... See full summary »

Director: Neil Smith | Stars: Matt Robinson, Loretta Long, Will Lee, Bob McGrath

Votes: 15

29. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: King Lear (1974)

175 min | Music

8.7
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King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin Sherin | Stars: Douglass Watson, Paul Sorvino, Raul Julia, James Earl Jones

Votes: 103

30. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.6
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90 Metascore

Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the mysterious Darth Vader.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness

Votes: 1,095,200 | Gross: $322.74M

31. Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–1999)

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

8.6
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A police homicide investigation unit investigates violent crimes in the city of Baltimore.

Stars: Richard Belzer, Clark Johnson, Yaphet Kotto, Kyle Secor

Votes: 10,305

32. Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama (1992)

170 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.6
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An anime adaptation of the Hindu myth the Ramayana, where the avatar Sri Ram combats the wicked king Ravana.

Directors: Ram Mohan, Yûgô Sakô, Koichi Saski | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Arun Govil, Edie Mirman, Rael Padamsee

Votes: 1,060

33. Survival (1961– )

Documentary

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Stars: Aubrey Buxton, Duncan Carse, David Niven, Rolf Harris

Votes: 49

34. Monitor (1958– )

Documentary

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Arts magazine.

Stars: Huw Wheldon, John Berger, Jonathan Miller, John Betjeman

Votes: 73

35. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.83 (1970)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.6
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Today on Sesame Street, Big Bird struggles to get his bags of birdseed to his nest. His adult friends help him figure it out. Sesame Street is brought to you today by the letters A, H, and ... See full summary »

Stars: James Catusi, Jim Henson, James Earl Jones, Burt Lancaster

Votes: 12

36. Charlie Rose (1991– )
Episode: Episode dated 10 March 2011 (2011)

55 min | News, Talk-Show

8.6
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Rep. Keith Ellison; A look at the play 'Driving Miss Daisy'

Stars: Charlie Rose, Keith Ellison, Boyd Gaines, James Earl Jones

Votes: 20

37. The Lion King (1994)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.5
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83 Metascore

A Lion cub crown prince is tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father's death and flees into exile in despair, only to learn in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities.

Directors: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones, Whoopi Goldberg

Votes: 809,055 | Gross: $312.90M

38. Jesus of Nazareth (1977)

TV-G | 382 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.5
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Beginning before the Nativity and extending through the Crucifixion and Resurrection, this mini-series brings to life all of the sweeping drama in the life of Jesus, as told by the Gospels.

Stars: Robert Powell, Olivia Hussey, Laurence Olivier, James Mason

Votes: 16,732

39. Dangerous: The Short Films (1993 Video)

112 min | Music

8.5
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The music videos of Michael Jackson's Dangerous, including "Black or White", "Gone Too Soon", "Jam", "Heal the World" and more.

Directors: Billy DiCicco, David Fincher, Michael Jackson, David Kellogg, John Landis, Andrew Morahan, Vincent Paterson, Joe Pytka, Herb Ritts, John Singleton | Stars: Michael Jackson, Naomi Campbell, Gilby Clarke, Macaulay Culkin

Votes: 2,084

40. Soul! (1968–1973)

60 min | Music

8.5
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Stars: Ellis Haizlip, Jerry Butler, Curtis Mayfield, Anna Maria Horsford

Votes: 11

41. The 27th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (2000 TV Special)

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Stars: Jensen Ackles, Julia Barr, Jennifer Bassey, Tom Bergeron

Votes: 25

42. Highway to Heaven (1984–1989)
Episode: A Song of Songs (1987)

TV-PG | 49 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.5
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Gabe, a jazz musician, is reunited with his old flame. He finds out that after all these years, the woman he once loved has changed.

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Michael Landon, Victor French, Akosua Busia, Rosalind Cash

Votes: 34

43. The Defenders (1961–1965)
Episode: Along Came a Spider (1962)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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The Prestons defend a retired vaudevillian who is accused of murdering his son-in-law. The main witness is the accused man's nine-year-old granddaughter.

Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Paul Hartman, Kathleen Maguire

Votes: 8

44. Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–1999)
Episode: Blood Ties: Part 3 (1997)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Pembleton and Giardello reluctantly get search warrants to collect blood samples from Felix Wilson and his son.

Director: Mark Pellington | Stars: Richard Belzer, Andre Braugher, Clark Johnson, Kyle Secor

Votes: 58

45. Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.4
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A secret military team, SG-1, is formed to explore other planets through the recently discovered Stargates.

Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge

Votes: 76,045

46. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

PG | 95 min | Comedy

8.4
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96 Metascore

An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a War Room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 406,349 | Gross: $0.28M

47. Faerie Tale Theatre (1982–1987)

50 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

8.4
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Inspired by an earlier children's series, Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958), Shelley Duvall hosted this series featuring some of the best known actors in Hollywood performing adaptations of... See full summary »

Stars: Shelley Duvall, John Achorn, Patrick DeSantis, David McCharen

Votes: 1,659

48. Reading Rainbow (1983– )

TV-Y | 30 min | Family

8.4
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Levar Burton introduces young viewers to illustrated readings of children's literature and explores their related subjects.

Stars: LeVar Burton, Jennifer Betit Yen, Arnold Stang, Fred Newman

Votes: 3,036

49. Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy (2004 Video)

151 min | Documentary, History, Sci-Fi

8.4
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An in-depth making of documentary about the original Star Wars trilogy, covering the productions of the three films and their impact on popular culture.

Directors: Edith Becker, Kevin Burns | Stars: Robert Clotworthy, Walter Cronkite, George Lucas, Steven Spielberg

Votes: 3,066

50. The Trail of Tears: Cherokee Legacy (2006 Video)

115 min | History

8.4
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Documentary on the 1838 Cherokee removal from the southeastern United States, dubbed the "Trail of Tears."

Director: Chip Richie | Stars: Shane Alan Bowers, John Buttram, Robert J. Conley, Rita Coolidge

Votes: 33



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