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1. Family Guy (1999– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.1
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In a wacky Rhode Island town, a dysfunctional family strive to cope with everyday life as they are thrown from one crazy scenario to another.

Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

Votes: 287,052

2. Grace and Frankie (2015– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Finding out that their husbands are not just work partners, but have also been romantically involved for the last twenty years, two women with an already strained relationship try to cope with the circumstances together.

Stars: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston, Martin Sheen

Votes: 30,477

3. Godless (2017)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Western

8.3
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In the 1880s American West murderous outlaw gang leader Frank Griffin hunts for ex-protege Roy Goode. Frank's chase leads him to La Belle, New Mexico - a town inhabited, after a mining disaster, almost entirely by women.

Stars: Jack O'Connell, Michelle Dockery, Scoot McNairy, Merritt Wever

Votes: 40,561

4. The Newsroom (2012–2014)

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama

8.6
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A newsroom undergoes some changes in its workings and morals as a new team is brought in, bringing unexpected results for its existing news anchor.

Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 97,167

5. On the Basis of Sex (2018)

PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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59 Metascore

The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice.

Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Sam Waterston

Votes: 14,894 | Gross: $24.62M

6. Miss Sloane (2016)

R | 132 min | Drama, Thriller

7.5
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64 Metascore

In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. But when taking on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds winning may come at too high a price.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Stuhlbarg

Votes: 54,563 | Gross: $3.44M

7. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)

TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

8.0
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Tales of horror based on the gruesome E.C. comic books of the 1950s presented by the legendary Crypt Keeper, a sinister ghoul obsessed with gallows humor and horrific puns.

Stars: John Kassir, Roy Brocksmith, Miguel Ferrer, Cam Clarke

Votes: 19,608

8. Heaven's Gate (1980)

R | 219 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

6.8
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57 Metascore

A dramatization of the real-life Johnson County War in 1890 Wyoming, in which a Sheriff born into wealth, attempts to protect immigrant farmers from rich cattle interests.

Director: Michael Cimino | Stars: Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, John Hurt, Sam Waterston

Votes: 12,491 | Gross: $3.48M

9. The Great Gatsby (1974)

PG | 144 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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43 Metascore

A Midwesterner becomes fascinated with his nouveau riche neighbor, who obsesses over his lost love.

Director: Jack Clayton | Stars: Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, Bruce Dern, Karen Black

Votes: 22,235

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

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

8.5
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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: 10,744

11. The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2019)

120 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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Experience the magic and adventure from Walt Disney world of color

Stars: David Sparrow, Will Friedle, Laurie Murdoch, Neil Crone

Votes: 429

12. The Killing Fields (1984)

R | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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76 Metascore

A journalist is trapped in Cambodia during tyrant Pol Pot's bloody 'Year Zero' cleansing campaign, which claimed the lives of two million 'undesirable' civilians.

Director: Roland Joffé | Stars: Sam Waterston, Haing S. Ngor, John Malkovich, Julian Sands

Votes: 48,091 | Gross: $34.70M

13. The Man in the Moon (1991)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A coming of age story set in the south of the U.S. when Elvis was King.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Sam Waterston, Tess Harper, Gail Strickland, Reese Witherspoon

Votes: 14,419 | Gross: $2.85M

14. Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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90 Metascore

Between two Thanksgivings two years apart, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Michael Caine, Barbara Hershey

Votes: 62,504 | Gross: $40.08M

15. American Experience (1988– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.5
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

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

Votes: 1,403

16. Serial Mom (1994)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.7
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64 Metascore

A sweet mother finds herself participating in homicidal activities when she sees the occasion call for it.

Director: John Waters | Stars: Kathleen Turner, Sam Waterston, Ricki Lake, Matthew Lillard

Votes: 25,131 | Gross: $7.88M

17. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)

PG | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Truly amazing, fantastical, funny, and odd, and sometimes scary, sad, and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses, and directors made guest appearances.

Stars: Charles Durning, Douglas Seale, Louis Giambalvo, Sharon Spelman

Votes: 4,622

18. The Civil War (1990)

TV-14 | 680 min | Documentary, History, War

9.0
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A comprehensive survey of the American Civil War.

Stars: David McCullough, Sam Waterston, Julie Harris, Jason Robards

Votes: 11,559

19. Jeopardy! (1984– )

TV-G | 30 min | Short, Game-Show

8.2
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A returning champion and two challengers test their buzzer skills and their knowledge in a wide range of academic and popular categories.

Stars: Alex Trebek, Johnny Gilbert, Jimmy McGuire, Sarah Whitcomb Foss

Votes: 5,310

20. Capricorn One (1978)

PG | 123 min | Action, Thriller

6.9
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A NASA Mars mission won't work, and its funding is endangered, so they decide to fake it just this once. But then they have to keep the secret.

Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Elliott Gould, James Brolin, Brenda Vaccaro, Sam Waterston

Votes: 18,836

21. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015– )

TV-PG | 41 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

7.3
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Stephen Colbert took over as host, executive producer and writer of THE LATE SHOW on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. The comedy-variety-talk show is broadcast five nights a week from the Ed Sullivan theater in New York.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jonathan Batiste, Stay Human, Jen Spyra

Votes: 9,818

22. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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77 Metascore

An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated with another woman.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Martin Landau, Woody Allen, Bill Bernstein, Claire Bloom

Votes: 51,028 | Gross: $18.25M

23. Nixon (1995)

R | 192 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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66 Metascore

A biographical story of former U.S. President Richard Milhous Nixon, from his days as a young boy, to his eventual Presidency, which ended in shame.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Joan Allen, Powers Boothe, Ed Harris

Votes: 27,249 | Gross: $13.56M

24. Rancho Deluxe (1975)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

6.3
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Two drifters, of widely varying backgrounds, rustle cattle and try to avoid being caught in contemporary Montana.

Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Sam Waterston, Elizabeth Ashley, Clifton James

Votes: 1,469

25. The View (1997– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Talk-Show

2.7
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A panel of four real women discuss everyday issues, share their opinions and engage in colorful conversations for a variety of topics.

Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin, Sherri Shepherd

Votes: 5,928

26. 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

27. September (1987)

PG | 83 min | Drama

6.6
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At a summer house in Vermont, neighbor Howard falls in love with Lane, who's in a relationship with Peter, who's falling for Stephanie, who's married with children.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Elaine Stritch, Denholm Elliott, Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest

Votes: 8,490 | Gross: $0.49M

28. Maury (1991– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Talk-Show

4.2
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Day by day, Maury and his producers invite guests to the show. The audience participates and put questions to the guests. This talk-show is different from many of its peers by handling ... See full summary »

Stars: Maury Povich, Raphael B. Johnson, Kevin Bacon, Montel Williams

Votes: 1,761

29. Anesthesia (2015)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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55 Metascore

Multiple lives intersect in the aftermath of the violent mugging of a Columbia University philosophy professor.

Director: Tim Blake Nelson | Stars: Sam Waterston, Kristen Stewart, Corey Stoll, Gretchen Mol

Votes: 3,850 | Gross: $0.02M

30. Interiors (1978)

PG | 92 min | Drama

7.4
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67 Metascore

Three sisters find their lives spinning out of control in the wake of their parents' sudden, unexpected divorce.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Diane Keaton, Geraldine Page, Kristin Griffith, Mary Beth Hurt

Votes: 16,873

31. Exiled (1998 TV Movie)

84 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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NYPD Detective Mike Logan, who was demoted to a beat on Staten Island after punching a corrupt politician, seeks to solve the grisly murder of a prostitute and thereby help regain his old ... See full summary »

Director: Jean de Segonzac | Stars: Chris Noth, Dann Florek, John Fiore, Dabney Coleman

Votes: 909

32. Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)

60 min | Drama

7.0
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The dramatic relationship between a young medical intern and his surgeon mentor.

Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, Lee Kurty, Jean Inness

Votes: 633

33. The Divorce (2003)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy

4.9
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51 Metascore

French vs. American social customs and behaviors are observed in a story about an American visiting her Frenchman-wed sister in Paris.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Kate Hudson, Naomi Watts, Stockard Channing, Jean-Marie Lhomme

Votes: 10,659 | Gross: $9.07M

34. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.1
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show, which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

Votes: 16,243

35. Jo (2013)

Crime

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Joachim Jo Saint-Clair is a veteran detective in Paris elite Criminal Brigade tackling the city's most challenging murder cases.

Stars: Jean Reno, Jill Hennessy, Tom Austen, Orla Brady

Votes: 1,046

36. Rachael Ray (2006– )

TV-G | 60 min | Talk-Show

4.3
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Rachael Ray offers simple solutions to everyday issues.

Stars: Rachael Ray, Mike Goral, Gretta Monahan, Ian Smith

Votes: 874

37. Prohibition (2011– )

360 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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The story of the American activist struggle against the influence of alcohol, climaxing in the failed early 20th century nationwide era when it was banned.

Stars: Peter Coyote, Pete Hamill, Catherine Gilbert Murdock, Michael Lerner

Votes: 2,396

38. Law & Order: Trial by Jury (2005–2006)

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

6.4
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The series showed the workings of the judicial system, beginning with the arraignment, and continuing through the lawyers process of building a case, investigating leads, and preparing witnesses and defendants for trial.

Stars: Bebe Neuwirth, Amy Carlson, Kirk Acevedo, Fred Dalton Thompson

Votes: 1,118

39. Hopscotch (1980)

R | 106 min | Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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Grounded with a desk job by incompetent superiors, a clever CIA agent retires and writes a tell all memoir that will embarrass his bosses, prompting him to go on the run and elude them.

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Walter Matthau, Glenda Jackson, Sam Waterston, Ned Beatty

Votes: 6,193

40. Celebrity Page (2013– )

30 min | News, Talk-Show

5.1
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A look at the top stories in entertainment and celebrity news.

Stars: Sonia Isabelle, Jaymes Vaughan, Arthur Kade, Audra Lowe

Votes: 83

41. Eagle's Wing (1979)

PG | 111 min | Western

5.9
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A white trapper steals a white mustang called "Eagle Wing" from a Kiowa Indian, who pursues him to get his horse back.

Director: Anthony Harvey | Stars: Martin Sheen, Sam Waterston, Harvey Keitel, Stéphane Audran

Votes: 635

42. Warning Sign (1985)

R | 99 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.1
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A woman working as a security guard in an agricultural research facility finds herself and her co-worker Schmidt fighting to survive against their former friends.

Director: Hal Barwood | Stars: Sam Waterston, Kathleen Quinlan, Yaphet Kotto, Jeffrey DeMunn

Votes: 1,970 | Gross: $1.92M

43. I'll Fly Away (1991–1993)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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Forrest Bedford is a Southern lawyer in the late 1950s, generally content with his privileged life. But the winds of change are blowing, and he becomes increasingly involved with civil ... See full summary »

Stars: Sam Waterston, Regina Taylor, Jeremy London, Ashlee Levitch

Votes: 715

44. Shadow Conspiracy (1997)

R | 103 min | Action, Thriller

4.9
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Bishop, trusted advisor to the president, has shots fired at him when Pachenko comes to him about a traitor in highest level of government. He gets away from the cold blooded assassin twice. Will he find the traitor before getting killed?

Director: George P. Cosmatos | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Donald Sutherland, Linda Hamilton, Stephen Lang

Votes: 4,209 | Gross: $2.15M

45. The Matthew Shepard Story (2002 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 88 min | Drama

7.4
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Openly gay college student Matthew Shepard murdered in an act of a hate crime with a senseless violence and such cruelty that attracted global attention. His death has changed the whole world forever.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Stockard Channing, Shane Meier, Wendy Crewson, Kristen Thomson

Votes: 1,243

46. Fitzwilly (1967)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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A butler and the staff of an eccentric aged philanthropist whose family wealth is exhausted engage in larceny and crimes to maintain her lifestyle and provide funds for her charitable activities.

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Barbara Feldon, John McGiver, Edith Evans

Votes: 1,128

47. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.4
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Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart, Paul Dinello

Votes: 37,144

48. The Enemy Within (1994 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Thriller

5.8
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A Colonel working at the Joint Chiefs of Staff uncovers a plot by his superior to use military force to remove the elected President, who always opposed Pentagon budget increases, and to replace him with a much tamer Vice-President.

Director: Jonathan Darby | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Sam Waterston, Dana Delany, Jason Robards

Votes: 970

49. Just Between Friends (1986)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama

5.9
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Holly and Sandy strike up an instant friendship; they don't know however that they have more in common than they'd like. When tragedy strikes, their relationship is tested.

Director: Allan Burns | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Ted Danson, Christine Lahti, Julie Payne

Votes: 670 | Gross: $6.41M

50. Jane Fonda in Five Acts (2018)

TV-14 | 133 min | Documentary

7.9
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87 Metascore

A look at the life, work, activism and controversies of actress and fitness tycoon, Jane Fonda.

Director: Susan Lacy | Stars: Jane Fonda, Richard Nixon, Robert Redford, Nathalie Vadim

Votes: 1,375



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