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1. A Man Called Hawk (1989)
Episode: Never My Love (1989)

Drama, Action

9.6
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Hawk is bothered by two violent brothers, one of whom seems intent on causing trouble for him.

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: Avery Brooks, Angela Bassett, Julian Christopher, Novella Nelson

Votes: 5

2. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: In the Pale Moonlight (1998)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

9.5
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To save the Federation in a critical scheme, Sisko comes to realize that he must violate its fundamental principles to do so.

Director: Victor Lobl | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 2,250

3. A Man Called Hawk (1989)
Episode: The Master's Mirror (1989)

Drama, Action

9.5
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Hawk searches for an old friend and fellow Vietnam War vet turned stressed-out government operative named David Tracton, who has become a killing machine. Hawk's old boss Colonel Edward ... See full summary »

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: Avery Brooks, Angela Bassett, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Jack Ryland

Votes: 10

4. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Trials and Tribble-ations (1996)

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

9.4
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Sisko tells two men from Temporal Investigations how he and his crew went back in time to when Captain James Kirk of the first Starship Enterprise exposed a Klingon spy with the help of Tribbles.

Director: Jonathan West | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 2,200

5. A Man Called Hawk (1989)
Episode: Life After Death (1989)

Drama, Action

9.2
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Hawk helps a young man to prove that he did not shoot his pregnant girlfriend.

Director: Harry Falk | Stars: Avery Brooks, Tatyana Ali, Erik Dellums, Paul Guilfoyle

Votes: 5

6. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: The Visitor (1995)

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

9.2
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Melanie, an aspiring writer, wants to know why Jake Sisko stopped writing at 40. Jake tells how his father died in an accident and then suddenly reappeared.

Director: David Livingston | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 2,327

7. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Call to Arms (1997)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

9.1
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With the continuing battalions of Jem'Hadar entering the Alpha Quadrant in preparation for war, Sisko decides to mine the wormhole to prevent further troop movement. This provokes a ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Kroeker | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,256

8. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Duet (1993)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

9.1
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A Cardassian suffering from Kalla-Nohra, a disease that indicates he served in a labor camp, visits DS9. Kira is determined to convict him as a war criminal.

Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Alexander Siddig, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,987

9. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Sacrifice of Angels (1997)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

9.1
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The Federation attacks DS9 in hopes of keeping the mine field at the wormhole intact, while the Dominion waits entrance to the Alpha Quadrant from the other side.

Director: Allan Kroeker | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,300

10. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: The Way of the Warrior (1995)

TV-14 | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

9.1
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Sisko becomes uncomfortable when the Klingons station a task force to help defend against the Dominion. Worf is summoned to find out their true intentions.

Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,591

11. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)
Episode: Home Is the Hero (1986)

Crime, Drama

9.0
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Rita asks Spenser to help a youth she's coaching at a youth center. Spenser discovers that the boy is working for a Fagin like criminal.

Director: William Wiard | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Carolyn McCormick, Ron McLarty

Votes: 11

12. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: The Die Is Cast (1995)

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

9.0
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Now rejoined with his former mentor, Garak is ordered to interrogate Odo about the secrets of his people, while the joined Romulan/Cardassian attack fleet moves towards the Founders' home world on a mission of destruction.

Director: David Livingston | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Alexander Siddig, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,319

13. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: What You Leave Behind (1999)

TV-PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

9.0
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As the Dominion War comes to an end, Dukat goes to the Pah Wraiths to awaken them. Meanwhile the Dominion turn on the rebelling Cardassians, destroying them city by city. Will the Alliance ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Kroeker | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Nicole de Boer, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,408

14. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: By Inferno's Light (1997)

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

8.9
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The station readies for a Dominion attack. Worf and Garak meet some unexpected friends in a Dominion Prison camp.

Director: Les Landau | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,247

15. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Far Beyond the Stars (1998)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.9
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Captain Sisko has a full sensory vision of himself as an under-appreciated science fiction magazine writer in 1950s America.

Director: Avery Brooks | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,920

16. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: In Purgatory's Shadow (1997)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.9
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A coded message from the Gamma Quadrant leads Garak to believe his mentor, Enabran Tain, is still alive. He and Worf seek him out, only to discover something much worse: a Dominion invasion fleet poised to attack the Alpha Quadrant.

Director: Gabrielle Beaumont | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,247

17. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)
Episode: Personal Demons (1987)

Crime, Drama

8.9
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A woman involved in the fight against hunger in Africa hires Spenser to prove that an administrator is stealing millions in contributions.

Director: Cliff Bole | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Carolyn McCormick, Ron McLarty

Votes: 10

18. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)
Episode: And Give Up Show Biz? (1986)

Crime, Drama

8.8
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A young man is found floating in the water. When he wakes up, he claims to have no memory of who he is. Spenser tries to help him. Later, he becomes the prime suspect in a murder. But he claims he can't be a killer.

Director: William Wiard | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Carolyn McCormick, Ron McLarty

Votes: 9

19. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Tacking Into the Wind (1999)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.8
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Odo is affected by the disease threatening to eliminate his race more than he lets on, while Kira has to deal with the Cardassians' dislike of her. Even though General Martok sees ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Vejar | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Nicole de Boer, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,011

20. 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: 2,037

21. Heart of Africa (1996– )

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Star: Avery Brooks

Votes: 6

22. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Favor the Bold (1997)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.7
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Sisko mounts an attack to re-take DS9, while Rom faces charges as an enemy of the Dominion state.

Director: Winrich Kolbe | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,131

23. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)
Episode: Hell Hath No Fury (1986)

Crime, Drama

8.7
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Partnering with an attractive TV news reporter, Spenser investigates the reason a newly constructed building collapsed killing a boy. He suspects the building company after data samples show suspect concrete core strength results.

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Barbara Stock, Ron McLarty

Votes: 11

24. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Improbable Cause (1995)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.7
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After an attempt is made on Garak's life, Odo conducts the investigation on who tried to murder the Cardassian tailor - and why.

Director: Avery Brooks | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Alexander Siddig, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,251

25. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)
Episode: The Road Back (1987)

Crime, Drama

8.7
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When Spenser is protecting someone, he gets shot. He then learns that there a chance that he might lose the use of his injured arm. So he has therapy while waiting for the surgery that ... See full summary »

Director: Winrich Kolbe | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Carolyn McCormick, Ron McLarty

Votes: 15

26. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: The Siege of AR-558 (1998)

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

8.7
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Capt. Sisko and his away team volunteer to stay with a besieged unit at an isolated outpost.

Director: Winrich Kolbe | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Nicole de Boer, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,307

27. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)
Episode: Trial and Error (1987)

Crime, Drama

8.7
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Rita has a solid case against a pimp suspected of murdering a teen-age hooker, but Spenser thinks the man is being framed.

Director: David Whorf | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Carolyn McCormick, Ron McLarty

Votes: 12

28. 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: 1,716

29. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: A Time to Stand (1997)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.6
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Borrowing a captured Jem'Hadar attack ship, Sisko and crew embark on a mission to destroy the hidden base where all of the ketracel-white is stored for the entire Alpha Quadrant.

Director: Allan Kroeker | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,139

30. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)
Episode: Among Friends (1987)

Crime, Drama

8.6
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Hawk is framed for the attempted murder of Marty Quirk. There is a new gun in town named Tyrone Blackwell. Name looks good on a tombstone.

Director: Cliff Bole | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Carolyn McCormick, Ron McLarty

Votes: 14

31. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)
Episode: An Eye for an Eye (1986)

Crime, Drama

8.6
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Spenser has just relocated and out of no where, former clients are accusing of trying to shake them down. Spenser is oblivious to what they are talking about. Later a D.A. is threatening to take action against him.

Director: William Wiard | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Carolyn McCormick, Ron McLarty

Votes: 9

32. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)
Episode: At the River's Edge (1986)

Crime, Drama

8.6
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Spenser witnesses an ex convict murder a 19 year girl then kill himself. The girl's wealthy younger sister hires Spenser to find out why her sister was killed. Clues lead Spenser to a ... See full summary »

Director: David Whorf | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Barbara Stock, Ron McLarty

Votes: 9

33. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)
Episode: Child's Play (1987)

Crime, Drama

8.6
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A hit man kills one of Spenser's friends in a shoot out on the street. Spenser must defend himself after he shoots a kid while attempting to follow the hit man and is accused by a witness ... See full summary »

Director: Richard A. Colla | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Barbara Stock, Ron McLarty

Votes: 5

34. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)
Episode: Consilum Abditum (1987)

Crime, Drama

8.6
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Spenser breaks up a domestic dispute, and gets charged with assault. Meanwhile, Susan is sexually harassed by her thesis adviser and turns to Hawk. Shortly thereafter an attempt is made on ... See full summary »

Director: Winrich Kolbe | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Barbara Stock, Ron McLarty

Votes: 8

35. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Little Green Men (1995)

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

8.6
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Quark and Rom take Nog to Earth and Starfleet Academy, but a malfunction with the ship takes the crew back in time, to Roswell, New Mexico in 1947.

Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,399

36. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)
Episode: Mary Hamilton (1987)

Crime, Drama

8.6
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Spenser helps a young woman search for her father, but has to convince Rita and the police that she is innocent of two attempts on her father's life.

Director: Winrich Kolbe | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Carolyn McCormick, Ron McLarty

Votes: 11

37. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Rocks and Shoals (1997)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.6
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Sisko and his crew crash on a barren world when their commandeered Jem'Hadar ship is shot down. They encounter Jem'Hadar who crashed there earlier, and have taken Nog and Garak hostage in exchange for medical aid for their Vorta overseer.

Director: Michael Vejar | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,218

38. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)
Episode: Widow's Walk (1986)

Crime, Drama

8.6
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Spenser needing to get over Susan's departure takes a job that takes him out of town. A woman whose husband's a fisherman who died recently, needs his help because another family who wants ... See full summary »

Director: William Wiard | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Carolyn McCormick, Ron McLarty

Votes: 11

39. 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: 964,346 | Gross: $6.72M

40. 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: 633

41. 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

42. 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: 4,836

43. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Earthquake! (1990)

TV-G | Documentary, Biography

8.5
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Director: Carl Charlson | Star: Avery Brooks

Votes: 12

44. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)
Episode: Haunting (1988)

Crime, Drama

8.5
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Susan enlists Spenser's help in determining the past of a young amnesiac woman who had been sexually abused as a child. The inquiry brings Spenser back to the case of a young girl who was ... See full summary »

Director: David Whorf | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Barbara Stock, Ron McLarty

Votes: 8

45. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges (1999)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.5
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While making plans to attend a medical conference on the Romulan home world, Dr. Bashir is contacted by Sloane of Section 31 and recruited to determine the health of a high-ranking Romulan ... See full summary »

Director: David Livingston | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Nicole de Boer, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,053

46. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)
Episode: My Brother's Keeper (1987)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.5
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Spenser searches for the murderer of a war hero whose forthcoming book promised an expose of a Vietnamese crime boss.

Director: Michael Vejar | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Carolyn McCormick, Ron McLarty

Votes: 8

47. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: The Changing Face of Evil (1999)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.5
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After the Breen attack Earth, mixed emotions abound on DS9. Kai Winn reveals her true feelings regarding the Prophets to her spiritual guide, a Bajoran farmer named Anjohl, who is a ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Vejar | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Nicole de Boer, Michael Dorn

Votes: 971

48. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: The Jem'Hadar (1994)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.5
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While in the Gamma Quadrant, Sisko, Quark and a strange telepathic woman are captured by the Jem'Hadar, the soldiers of the Dominion.

Director: Kim Friedman | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Alexander Siddig, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,231

49. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)
Episode: The Killer Within (1985)

Crime, Drama

8.5
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Spenser is hired to protect a woman's identical twin sister from assassins, only to discover his employer suffers from a split personality.

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Barbara Stock, Ron McLarty

Votes: 12

50. 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: 198



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