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1. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.9
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In the vicinity of the liberated planet of Bajor, the Federation space station Deep Space Nine guards the opening of a stable wormhole to the far side of the galaxy.

Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Cirroc Lofton, Alexander Siddig

Votes: 46,018

2. American History X (1998)

R | 119 min | Drama

8.5
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62 Metascore

A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.

Director: Tony Kaye | Stars: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 964,841 | Gross: $6.72M

3. Gargoyles (1994–1996)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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A clan of heroic night creatures pledge to protect modern New York City as they did in Scotland one thousand years earlier.

Stars: Keith David, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Jeff Bennett, Frank Welker

Votes: 12,727

4. The Big Hit (1998)

R | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.1
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31 Metascore

Socially anxious hitman Melvin Smiley, an expert in his lucrative field, goes on a job and falls in love with his kidnapping victim, turning his world upside down.

Director: Kirk Wong | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Lou Diamond Phillips, Christina Applegate, Avery Brooks

Votes: 27,358 | Gross: $27.05M

5. 15 Minutes (2001)

R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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34 Metascore

A homicide detective and a fire marshal must stop a pair of murderers who commit videotaped crimes to become media darlings.

Director: John Herzfeld | Stars: Robert De Niro, Edward Burns, Kelsey Grammer, Avery Brooks

Votes: 46,726 | Gross: $24.40M

6. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Mystery and suspense series based on Robert Parker's "Spenser" novels. Spenser, a private investigator living in Boston, gets involved in a new murder mystery each episode.

Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Ron McLarty, Richard Jaeckel

Votes: 1,836

7. Nova (1974– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Biography

8.7
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Science documentaries about various topics.

Stars: Jay O. Sanders, Craig Sechler, Lance Lewman, Will Lyman

Votes: 2,038

8. Frontline (1983– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary

8.5
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Investigative journalist documentaries.

Stars: Will Lyman, Sarah Childress, Arun Rath, Priyanka Boghani

Votes: 1,409

9. What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Deep Space Nine (2018)

116 min | Documentary

8.5
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Ira Steven Behr explores the legacy of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993).

Directors: Ira Steven Behr, David Zappone | Stars: Max Grodénchik, Andrew Robinson, Armin Shimerman, Nana Visitor

Votes: 638

10. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Anthology series which ran on PBS throughout the 1980s.

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

Votes: 179

11. A Man Called Hawk (1989)

60 min | Drama, Action

7.2
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This series features the character from Spencer: For Hire (1985). This time he is the star. We find Hawk now in Washington, D.C., and there he is called upon to help those who need his help... See full summary »

Stars: Avery Brooks, Moses Gunn, Angela Bassett, William Fichtner

Votes: 360

12. Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995–2000)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.4
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Multicultural versions of many of your favorite fairy tales. Such as "The Princess and the Pea" and "The Three Little Pigs".

Stars: Robert Guillaume, Liz Torres, Edward James Olmos, Amy Hill

Votes: 467

13. Walking with Dinosaurs (1999)

TV-14 | 30 min | Documentary, Animation, History

8.5
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Documentary-style series about the era of the dinosaurs, mixing real locations and CGI.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Avery Brooks, André Dussollier

Votes: 4,839

14. Jazz (2001)

114 min | Documentary, History, Music

8.6
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A survey of the musical form's history and major talents.

Stars: Keith David, Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, Duke Ellington

Votes: 1,717

15. Uncle Tom's Cabin (1987 TV Movie)

110 min | Drama

6.3
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The life of an aging black slave, Tom, and the people with whom he interacts.

Director: Stan Lathan | Stars: Avery Brooks, Kate Burton, Bruce Dern, Paula Kelly

Votes: 442

16. Roots: The Gift (1988 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, History

6.6
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In December 1775, Kunta Kinte and Fiddler accompany their owner to another plantation at Christmas time and they learn that the son of the owner helps slaves escape, and the two of them try... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Hooks | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., LeVar Burton, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew

Votes: 437

17. The Captains (2011)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, Biography

6.8
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The Captains is a feature length documentary film written and directed by William Shatner. The film follows Shatner as he interviews the other actors who have portrayed Starship captains within the illustrious science-fiction franchise.

Director: William Shatner | Stars: William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew

Votes: 2,595

18. Star Trek: Legacy (2006 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.4
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All five Captains must face T'Uerell, a brilliant female Vulcan Captain gone insane, in their own eras in order to save the Alpha Quadrant.

Stars: William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew

Votes: 250

19. Allosaurus: A Walking with Dinosaurs Special (2000 TV Movie)

29 min | Documentary

8.1
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The first half of this special is a recreation of Al's life, from birth through his death in adolescence.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Avery Brooks

Votes: 1,116

20. Larry King Live (1985–2010)

60 min | News, Talk-Show

5.5
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Popular and controversial journalist Larry King hosts this CNN call-in talk show.

Stars: Larry King, Bill Maher, Bob Woodward, Ryan Seacrest

Votes: 939

21. Finnegan Begin Again (1985 TV Movie)

115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Mike Finnegan is nearing retirement and taking care of his senile wife. He can't get her to allow him to throw anything out and their house has become unmanageable. He meets Liz DeHaan, who... See full summary »

Director: Joan Micklin Silver | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Robert Preston, Sam Waterston, Sylvia Sidney

Votes: 379

22. The Captains Close Up (2013– )

Biography

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In this documentary mini series for Canadian television, Shatner, in each of the five half an hour episodes, presents and interviews one of the people who played the five Star Trek captains... See full summary »

Stars: Scott Bakula, Avery Brooks, Chase Masterson, Kate Mulgrew

Votes: 239

23. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Harbinger (1996 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.8
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A new Federation envoy investigates a murder on Deep Space 9.

Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Terry Farrell, Armin Shimerman

Votes: 49

24. Spenser: A Savage Place (1995 TV Movie)

Crime

6.4
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Candy Sloane, a news reporter that Spenser used to date, hires him out as backup while she investigates a credit card fraud ring that might be operating out of a previously-bankrupt movie ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph L. Scanlan | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Cynthia Dale, Ross Petty

Votes: 133

25. The Ernest Green Story (1993 TV Movie)

101 min | Drama

7.4
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Follows the story of Ernest Green, one of the Little Rock Nine who were the first blacks to integrate into an all white school.

Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: Morris Chestnut, Robert Alexander, Steven Allen, Katherine Bernhardt

Votes: 249

26. Def Poetry (2002– )

TV-MA | 28 min | Documentary, Music

8.4
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Stars: Yasiin Bey, Russell Simmons, Lemon Andersen, Black Ice

Votes: 199

27. Drain the Ocean (2009 TV Movie)

TV-G | 88 min | Documentary

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In this National Geographic special, we look at what most call "The Final Frontier". Using the newest data gathered from scientists all over the world and the latest advancements in ... See full summary »

Stars: Avery Brooks, Charlie Paull, Tim Le Bas, Craig Dawe

Votes: 103

28. Spenser: The Judas Goat (1994 TV Movie)

91 min | Crime, Mystery

6.4
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Spenser is hired out by Hugh Dixon to track down the killers of his wife and daughters. He and Hawk are drawn into a huge plot involving assassination attempts on African leader Winston Boyko by some racist terrorist named Paul.

Director: Joseph L. Scanlan | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Natalie Radford, Geordie Johnson

Votes: 137

29. Spenser: Ceremony (1993 TV Movie)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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Spenser is hired to locate April Kyle, the missing daughter of Harry Kyle, millionaire and candidate for Governor. With the assistance of Hawk, Spenser travels from Boston's "Combat Zone" ... See full summary »

Directors: Paul Lynch, Andrew Wild | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, J. Winston Carroll, Dave Nichols

Votes: 142

30. Spenser: Pale Kings and Princes (1994 TV Movie)

Unrated | 90 min | Crime, Drama

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When one of Susan's former patients, a news reporter, turns up dead on the outskirts of Wheaton, the cocaine capitol of Massachusetts, she and Spenser head out to Wheaton to find out why he... See full summary »

Director: Vic Sarin | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Sonja Smits, J. Winston Carroll

Votes: 127

31. Bible Mysteries (2003– )

60 min | History

5.9
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Stars: Mohamed Quatib, M'Barek El Mamoudi, Richard Horsley, Tal Ilan

Votes: 36

32. God v. Satan: The Final Battle (2008 TV Movie)

100 min | Documentary, History

6.2
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Christians, Jews and Muslims believe there will a final battle between God and Satan. Believers and scholars are interviewed. Artwork and staged reenactments depict the end times.

Director: Lisa Quijano Wolfinger | Stars: Avery Brooks, Jonathan Kirsch, Paul S. Boyer, Hassan Qazwini

Votes: 79

33. Moments Without Proper Names (1987)

60 min

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Director: Gordon Parks | Stars: Avery Brooks, Roscoe Lee Browne, Gordon Parks, Joe Seneca

34. Assignment Discovery (1992– )

59 min | Documentary

8.3
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Stars: Thom Kikot, Leyna Weber, Avery Brooks, Carrie Holt

Votes: 21

35. For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots (2010 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary

8.0
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A two-part, four-hour documentary series honoring African-American servicemen and women.

Director: Frank Martin | Stars: Halle Berry, Avery Brooks, Colin Powell, John Amos

Votes: 81

36. Star Trek: Beyond the Final Frontier (2007 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 120 min | Documentary

7.3
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Forty years after the start of the Star Trek phenomenon, Paramount commissions Christie's auction house in New York to sell over a thousand original artifacts (spaceship models, costumes, ... See full summary »

Director: John Logsdon | Stars: Leonard Nimoy, George Takei, Robert H. Justman, Nichelle Nichols

Votes: 147

37. Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond (1996 TV Special)

90 min | Documentary

7.6
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A celebration of Star Trek's 30th anniversary.

Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Ted Danson, LeVar Burton, Joan Collins, Kenny G

Votes: 171

38. Ebony/Jet Showcase (1982– )

Not Rated | 30 min | Talk-Show

7.2
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Magazine show based on the two African-American magazines "Ebony" and "Jet".

Stars: Debra Crable, Darryl Dennard, Elliott Francis, Greg Gumbel

Votes: 19

39. The Living Edens (1997– )

Not Rated | Documentary

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Stars: Sally Kellerman, Peter Coyote, Linda Hunt, James Coburn

Votes: 35

40. The Greatest Places (1998)

40 min | Documentary, Short

6.4
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Seven amazing locations in the world - Amazon, Greenland, Iguazu, Madagascar, Namib, Okavango and Tibet - depicted by the Science Museum of Minnesota.

Director: Mal Wolfe | Star: Avery Brooks

Votes: 299

41. God Lives Underwater: Fame (2001)

4 min | Short, Music

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Stars: Avery Brooks, Kelsey Grammer, Karel Roden, Oleg Taktarov

42. Jesus: The Complete Story (2001 TV Movie)

Documentary

7.3
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Director: Jean-Claude Bragard | Stars: Avery Brooks, Liron Levo, Amit Alon, Mark Goodacre

Votes: 51

43. Africa's Elephant Kingdom (1998)

40 min | Documentary, Short

7.3
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This film explores an elephant clan's search for food and water as seen through the eyes of one old bull.

Director: Michael Caulfield | Star: Avery Brooks

Votes: 83 | Gross: $13.49M

44. FedCon XVI: Drone Heart (2007)

Documentary

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In 2007 FedCon XVI - Droned Heart, the 16th annual sci-fi Federation Convention, was held in Germany. It was headlined by Star Trek Voyager's captain Kate Mulgrew, ST TNG's commander Jonathan Frakes and ST DS9's captain Avery Brooks.

Director: Rene von Bodisco | Stars: Laura Bertram, Avery Brooks, Jonathan Frakes, J.G. Hertzler

45. Marian Anderson (1991 TV Movie)

Music

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Stars: Marian Anderson, Avery Brooks, Todd Duncan, Jessye Norman

Votes: 6

46. The Science of Star Trek (1995 TV Movie)

48 min | Documentary

7.4
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How real is the 'science' in Star Trek?

Stars: André Bormanis, Avery Brooks, Stephen Hawking, Bill Kurtis

Votes: 84

47. 1999 Essence Awards (1999 TV Special)

TV-G | 120 min | Family

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The Essence Awards was a ceremony co-hosted by Jamie Foxx and Jada Pinkett that honored African-American women who have enriched society through their contributions to education, social ... See full summary »

Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith, Jon B., Mary J. Blige

48. Land of the Mammoth (2001– )

Animation, Documentary

6.4
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Stars: Larry Agenbroad, Avery Brooks, Bernard Buigues, Christian DeMarliave

Votes: 35

49. Walking with Dinosaurs: Big Al Uncovered (2000 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary

7.8
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This documentary has a triple purpose: it discusses the marvelous discovery of Big Al in 1999 in Wyoming, it shows up-to-date evidence based on new discoveries like a "mummified" dinosaur ... See full summary »

Director: Kate Bartlett | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Avery Brooks, Paul Bybee, Rebecca Hanna

Votes: 127

50. Captain's Table (2011)

Documentary

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A special panel was held during 2011 FedCon, a sci-fi convention in Düsseldorf, Germany, where each of the three Star Trek captains there had a one-hour solo session with the fans. Garret Wang from Star Trek: Voyager hosted the event.

Director: Alexander Theodossiadis | Stars: Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew, Daniel Stewart, Patrick Stewart



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