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1. The X-Files (1993– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.7
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Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained, while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.

Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, William B. Davis

Votes: 173,189

2. Apocalypse Now (1979)

R | 147 min | Drama, War

8.5
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94 Metascore

During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest

Votes: 512,191 | Gross: $83.47M

3. Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991)

R | 96 min | Documentary

8.2
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Documentary that chronicles how Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now (1979) was plagued by extraordinary script, shooting, budget, and casting problems--nearly destroying the life and career of the celebrated director.

Directors: Fax Bahr, George Hickenlooper, Eleanor Coppola | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, George Lucas

Votes: 15,755 | Gross: $1.32M

4. The Last Picture Show (1971)

R | 118 min | Drama

8.1
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In 1951, a group of high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both culturally and economically.

Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Ben Johnson

Votes: 35,312 | Gross: $29.13M

5. East of Eden (1981– )
Episode: Part One (1981)

145 min | Drama

8.1
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Director: Harvey Hart | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Jane Seymour, Bruce Boxleitner, Soon-Tek Oh

Votes: 12

6. NYPD Blue (1993–2005)
Episode: What's Your Poison? (2004)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Teacher David Lewis comes into the squad-room to talk about Cindy Clifton and a support group that he ran that she was a part of. Sipowicz and Clark let him go but send off some of his left... See full summary »

Director: Jesse Bochco | Stars: Dennis Franz, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Gordon Clapp, Henry Simmons

Votes: 27

7. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: The Search for Peter Kerry (1989)

TV-PG | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Jessica aids yet another dear old friend in his search for his missing grandson.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Mason Adams, Michael Beck, Sam Bottoms

Votes: 124

8. The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

PG | 135 min | Western

7.9
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69 Metascore

A Missouri farmer joins a Confederate guerrilla unit and winds up on the run from the Union soldiers who murdered his family.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Chief Dan George, Bill McKinney

Votes: 56,343 | Gross: $31.80M

9. East of Eden (1981– )
Episode: Part Two (1981)

93 min | Drama

7.7
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Director: Harvey Hart | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Jane Seymour, Bruce Boxleitner, Soon-Tek Oh

Votes: 9

10. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Suspicion of Murder (1991)

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

7.6
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Dennis Stanton must prove his innocence when he is accused of murdering a flames estranged husband.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Keith Michell, Susan Blakely, Sam Bottoms

Votes: 88

11. NYPD Blue (1993–2005)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Detectives from NYPD's 15th squad investigate homicides within their precinct.

Stars: Dennis Franz, Jimmy Smits, Gordon Clapp, James McDaniel

Votes: 9,880

12. East of Eden (1981– )

480 min | Drama

7.5
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Screen adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel which begins in the years after the American Civil War and, through the story of the Trask family, brings to light a struggle and conflict inherent in the human condition.

Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Jane Seymour, Bruce Boxleitner, Soon-Tek Oh

Votes: 590

13. Return to Eden (1983)

267 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.4
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Wealthy but plain heiress Stephanie Harper marries handsome tennis player Greg Marsden, and thinks she has found true love. That is, until her husband makes a play for her best friend and ... See full summary »

Stars: Rebecca Gilling, James Reyne, Wendy Hughes, James Smillie

Votes: 1,019

14. The X-Files (1993– )
Episode: Revelations (1995)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Mulder and Scully attempt to protect a boy, whose death could trigger the coming of Armageddon, from a possibly demonic serial killer who targets people with stigmatas.

Director: David Nutter | Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Kevin Zegers, Sam Bottoms

Votes: 2,250

15. 21 Jump Street (1987–1991)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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The cases of an undercover police unit composed of young looking officers specializing in youth crime.

Stars: Johnny Depp, Dustin Nguyen, Peter DeLuise, Holly Robinson Peete

Votes: 9,396

16. Seabiscuit (2003)

PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.3
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72 Metascore

True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.

Director: Gary Ross | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Elizabeth Banks, Chris Cooper

Votes: 61,010 | Gross: $120.28M

17. Picture This: The Times of Peter Bogdanovich in Archer City, Texas (1991)

Not Rated | 58 min | Documentary

7.3
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A portrait of Archer City, Texas, and key figures before and behind the cameras of THE LAST PICTURE SHOW, as they reconvene in Archer City 19 years later to shoot its sequel, TEXASVILLE.

Director: George Hickenlooper | Stars: Peter Bogdanovich, Sean Alsup, Antonia Bogdanovich, Sam Bottoms

Votes: 77

18. Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969–1976)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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The show is about doctors Marcus Welby, a general practitioner and Steven Kiley, Welby's young assistant. The two try to treat people as individuals in an age of specialized medicine and ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Young, James Brolin, Elena Verdugo, Pamela Hensley

Votes: 1,032

19. Savages (1974 TV Movie)

74 min | Thriller

7.2
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Ben Campbell, a twenty-two-year-old gas station attendant in a small desert town, is looking to make some extra money. He is surprised when Madec, a wealthy lawyer, asks him to be his guide... See full summary »

Director: Lee H. Katzin | Stars: Andy Griffith, Sam Bottoms, Noah Beery Jr., James Best

Votes: 182

20. Lucas Tanner (1974–1975)

60 min | Drama, Sport

7.1
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Lucas Tanner changes careers after a grievous personal tragedy, taking up teaching in suburban St. Louis. He approaches it in an idealistic fashion, rebeling against the rules that keep him from connecting to the students.

Stars: David Hartman, Rosemary Murphy, Tom Middleton, Eddie Quillan

Votes: 71

21. The Eddie Capra Mysteries (1978–1979)

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.1
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The mysteries of headstrong attorney Eddie Capra.

Stars: Vincent Baggetta, Wendy Phillips, Ken Swofford, Seven McDonald

Votes: 34

22. Cage Without a Key (1975 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

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A teenage girl's charismatic boyfriend frames her in a robbery and she finds herself convicted of first-degree murder.

Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: Susan Dey, Jonelle Allen, Sam Bottoms, Anne Bloom

Votes: 90

23. Hell Hath No Fury (1999 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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The making of the film "The Outlaw Josey Wales" featuring film footage, behind the scenes footage, and current interviews with the cast.

Director: Gary Finlan | Stars: John Milius, Clint Eastwood, Bill McKinney, Sam Bottoms

Votes: 50

24. Snide and Prejudice (1997)

119 min | Comedy, Drama

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Dr Cohen works in a mental institution where all patients believe they're historical members of the German Nazi Party, including Hitler. They are allowed to live out their delusions, so "Hitler" tries to consolidate his power.

Director: Philippe Mora | Stars: Remy Auberjonois, Rene Auberjonois, Joseph Bottoms, Sam Bottoms

Votes: 79

25. East of Eden (1981– )
Episode: Part Three (1981)

144 min | Drama

7.0
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John Steinbeck's generational saga stars Bruce Boxleitner and Timothy Bottoms as Cain-and-Abel brothers and Jane Seymour as the vixen who comes between them.

Director: Harvey Hart | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Jane Seymour, Bruce Boxleitner, Soon-Tek Oh

Votes: 8

26. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)

TV-PG | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Professional writer and amateur sleuth Jessica Fletcher uses her intellect, charm, and persistence to get to the bottom of every crime she encounters.

Stars: Angela Lansbury, William Windom, Ron Masak, Louis Herthum

Votes: 14,670

27. Joseph's Gift (1998)

TV-14 | 94 min | Drama

6.9
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Joseph is the youngest member of a large family that owns a successful garment business in Los Angeles. His father, Jacob, makes no attempt at hiding the fact that Joseph is his favorite ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Mora | Stars: Freddy Rodríguez, Brion James, Robert Townsend, John Saxon

Votes: 78

28. Greatest Heroes of the Bible (1978– )

510 min | Drama, Family, History

6.8
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Anthology of famous events of the Old Testament.

Stars: Brad Crandall, Victor Jory, Peter Mark Richman, Will Kuluva

Votes: 114

29. 21 Jump Street (1987–1991)
Episode: Rounding Third (1990)

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

6.8
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While coaching little league, Penhall discovers a missing child and investigates.

Director: Jefferson Kibbee | Stars: Johnny Depp, Holly Robinson Peete, Peter DeLuise, Dustin Nguyen

Votes: 33

30. The Unsaid (2001)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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A seemingly-untroubled adolescent carries disturbing secrets that compel a psychiatrist to unearth the patient's gruesome past.

Director: Tom McLoughlin | Stars: Andy Garcia, Vincent Kartheiser, Trevor Blumas, Chelsea Field

Votes: 5,725

31. Doc Elliot (1973– )

60 min | Drama

6.7
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The story of Dr. Benjamin Elliot, a New York City staff doctor at Bellevue Hospital, who resigns his position and retreats to the backwoods of southern Colorado. There, as the only ... See full summary »

Stars: James Franciscus, John Mitchum, Leonard Stone, Morgan Woodward

Votes: 19

32. Sherrybaby (2006)

R | 96 min | Drama

6.6
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66 Metascore

Sherry tries to integrate again into society and become a good mother.

Director: Laurie Collyer | Stars: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ryan Simpkins, Sam Bottoms, Michelle Hurst

Votes: 10,799 | Gross: $0.20M

33. Shopgirl (2005)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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62 Metascore

A film adaptation of Steve Martin's novel about a complex love triangle between a bored salesgirl, a wealthy businessman and an aimless young man.

Director: Anand Tucker | Stars: Steve Martin, Claire Danes, Jason Schwartzman, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras

Votes: 22,189 | Gross: $10.28M

34. Gardens of Stone (1987)

R | 111 min | Drama, War, Romance

6.4
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A Sergeant must deal with his desires to save the lives of young soldiers being sent to Vietnam. Continuously denied the chance to teach the soldiers about his experiences, he settles for trying to help the son of an old Army buddy.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: James Caan, Anjelica Huston, James Earl Jones, D.B. Sweeney

Votes: 4,372 | Gross: $5.26M

35. Winter Passing (2005)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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56 Metascore

Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has... See full summary »

Director: Adam Rapp | Stars: Ed Harris, Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell, Darrell Larson

Votes: 7,642 | Gross: $0.10M

36. Zandy's Bride (1974)

PG | 97 min | Western

6.3
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An American settler marries an European mail-order bride and together they learn how to thrive in the harsh wilderness while working on their relationship too.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Gene Hackman, Liv Ullmann, Eileen Heckart, Susan Tyrrell

Votes: 732

37. Sunny Side Up (1994)

80 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Director: Bettina Speer | Stars: Bettina Speer, Andreas Michera, Richard Angarola, Stephanie Seymour

Votes: 23

38. Bronco Billy (1980)

PG | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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66 Metascore

An idealistic, modern-day cowboy struggles to keep his Wild West show afloat in the face of hard luck and waning interest.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis, Scatman Crothers

Votes: 9,205 | Gross: $24.27M

39. Hunter's Blood (1986)

R | 101 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller

6.1
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Five "city boys" travel to the country to relax by doing some hunting, drinking Bud, and generally having good time. However, the local inbred backwoods psychos turn the hunters into the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert C. Hughes | Stars: Sam Bottoms, Kim Delaney, Clu Gulager, Ken Swofford

Votes: 527

40. Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee (2007)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy

6.1
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46 Metascore

Bruce Lee's shocking death left legions of stunned fans and a legacy of 12 minutes from his unfinished Game Of Death. Undeterred, studio executives launched a search for his replacement chronicled here through the eyes of five aspiring thespians who find out what the real game is.

Director: Justin Lin | Stars: Roger Fan, Dustin Nguyen, Sung Kang, Josh Diamond

Votes: 1,703 | Gross: $0.05M

41. The Witching of Ben Wagner (1987 TV Movie)

G | 96 min | Drama, Romance

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Ben Wagner and his family are moving to a new town. On the shores of Lake Ontario, he meets Regina. Strange things start to happen whenever Regina is around. Ben wonders if the rumors are true: could she come from a family of witches?

Director: Paul Annett | Stars: Sam Bottoms, Harriet Hall, Bettina Rae, Justin Gocke

Votes: 158

42. Sugar Hill (1993)

R | 123 min | Drama, Thriller

5.9
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A drug dealer tries to get out of the life and start anew with his girlfriend, but the transition is tragically difficult.

Director: Leon Ichaso | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Michael Wright, Khandi Alexander, DeVaughn Nixon

Votes: 3,501 | Gross: $18.27M

43. Desperate Lives (1982 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

5.9
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A brother and sister get caught up in the drug scene in their local high school, with tragic results.

Director: Robert Michael Lewis | Stars: Diana Scarwid, Doug McKeon, Helen Hunt, William Windom

Votes: 162

44. Zooman (1995 TV Movie)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama

5.9
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Just another typical day in the life of a shooter. Not one person in this fine neighborhood is willing to come forward with any clues as to the identity of the killer of an innocent little ... See full summary »

Director: Leon Ichaso | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., Charles S. Dutton, Cynthia Martells, Khalil Kain

Votes: 125

45. The Trust (1993)

120 min | Crime, Drama, History

5.9
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In this true life murder mystery, we know early on "whodunnit" (the butler, actually), but the surprising charm in the story stems from the fact that the lawyer is honest and morally ... See full summary »

Directors: Neil Havens, J. Douglas Killgore | Stars: Leon Alvarado, Jim Bernhard, Karen Black, Sam Bottoms

Votes: 36

46. Looking Through Lillian (2002)

Unrated | 98 min | Drama, Thriller

5.7
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An X-Rated 'Holly-Go-Lightly' flip flops between choosing life's uncertainty under her own direction or the "Good Life" provided by a twisted sister Gene.

Director: Jake Torem | Stars: Jade Henham, Sam Bottoms, Robert Glen Keith, Essence Atkins

Votes: 257

47. Prime Risk (1985)

PG-13 | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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A female engineer, with the assistance of her pilot-wannabe male friend, discovers a way to rip off ATM machines, but in doing so stumbles upon a plot to destroy the U.S. monetary system.

Director: Michael Farkas | Stars: Lee Montgomery, Toni Hudson, Sam Bottoms, Clu Gulager

Votes: 196

48. Havoc (2005)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama

5.5
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Two affluent suburban girls clash with the Latino gang culture of East Los Angeles.

Director: Barbara Kopple | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Bijou Phillips, Shiri Appleby, Michael Biehn

Votes: 16,992

49. Island Sons (1987 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Drama

5.5
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A successful businessman in Hawaii disappears amid allegations of illegal activities. Years later his four sons bear the burden and repercussions of these allegations as well taking care of... See full summary »

Director: Alan J. Levi | Stars: Henry Bal, Ben Bottoms, Joseph Bottoms, Sam Bottoms

Votes: 11

50. Class of '44 (1973)

PG | 95 min | Drama

5.4
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The sequel to Summer of '42 (1971) reunites Hermie, Oscy and Benjie as they graduate from high school. Benjie departs shortly to war while Hermie and Oscy go on to college and experience ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: Gary Grimes, Jerry Houser, Oliver Conant, Deborah Winters

Votes: 331 | Gross: $13.84M