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1. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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The Naval Criminal Investigation Service's Office of Special Projects takes on the undercover work and the hard to crack cases in LA. Key agents are G. Callen and Sam Hanna, streets kids risen through the ranks.

Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Barrett Foa, Linda Hunt

Votes: 45,550

2. House (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: 384,899

3. The Mentalist (2008–2015)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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A famous "psychic" outs himself as a fake, and starts working as a consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation so he can find "Red John", the madman who killed his wife and daughter.

Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 154,480

4. Law & Order (1990–2010)

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

7.6
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Follows a crime (usually a murder), usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points, the police investigation and the prosecution in court.

Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina, S. Epatha Merkerson

Votes: 29,748

5. Archer (2009– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.6
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Covert black ops and espionage take a back seat to zany personalities and relationships between secret agents and drones.

Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 127,231

6. The Good Wife (2009–2016)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Alicia has been a good wife to her husband, a former state's attorney. After a very humiliating sex and corruption scandal, he is behind bars. She must now provide for her family and returns to work as a litigator in a law firm.

Stars: Julianna Margulies, Chris Noth, Josh Charles, Matt Czuchry

Votes: 64,200

7. The IT Crowd (2006–2013)

TV-14 | 25 min | Comedy

8.5
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The comedic misadventures of Roy, Moss and their grifting supervisor Jen, a rag-tag team of IT support workers at a large corporation headed by a hotheaded yuppie.

Stars: Chris O'Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson, Matt Berry

Votes: 121,174

8. The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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73 Metascore

Goaded by his buddies, a nerdy guy who's never "done the deed" only finds the pressure mounting when he meets a single mother.

Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Steve Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd, Romany Malco

Votes: 370,798 | Gross: $109.45M

9. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.2
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80 Metascore

A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.

Director: Juan José Campanella | Stars: Ricardo Darín, Soledad Villamil, Pablo Rago, Carla Quevedo

Votes: 176,573 | Gross: $6.39M

10. Die Another Day (2002)

PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.1
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56 Metascore

James Bond is sent to investigate the connection between a North Korean terrorist and a diamond mogul, who is funding the development of an international space weapon.

Director: Lee Tamahori | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Halle Berry, Rosamund Pike, Toby Stephens

Votes: 194,206 | Gross: $160.94M

11. The Proposal (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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48 Metascore

A pushy boss forces her young assistant to marry her in order to keep her visa status in the U.S. and avoid deportation to Canada.

Director: Anne Fletcher | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson

Votes: 277,109 | Gross: $163.96M

12. Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)

PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.6
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44 Metascore

Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and 15-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat.

Director: Steven S. DeKnight | Stars: John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Cailee Spaeny, Burn Gorman

Votes: 93,436 | Gross: $59.87M

13. Covert Affairs (2010–2014)

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

7.3
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Fresh out of the farm, Annie Walker must adapt to the challenging life of a CIA operative under the guidance of her handler, Auggie. But soon she realizes her recruit might have to do with her last boyfriend rather than her talent.

Stars: Piper Perabo, Christopher Gorham, Kari Matchett, Peter Gallagher

Votes: 25,564

14. What Women Want (2000)

PG-13 | 127 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.4
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47 Metascore

After an accident, a chauvinistic executive gains the ability to hear what women are really thinking.

Director: Nancy Meyers | Stars: Mel Gibson, Helen Hunt, Marisa Tomei, Alan Alda

Votes: 182,676 | Gross: $182.81M

15. This Means War (2012)

PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

6.3
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31 Metascore

A pair of C.I.A. operatives wage an epic battle against one another when they discover they are dating the same woman.

Director: McG | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, Tom Hardy, Til Schweiger

Votes: 169,288 | Gross: $54.76M

16. Traitors (2019– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Thriller

6.5
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A British civil servant agrees to spy on her own government for the Americans in the aftermath of WWII.

Stars: Emma Appleton, Luke Treadaway, Michael Stuhlbarg, Keeley Hawes

Votes: 1,684

17. Mannequin (1987)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.9
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21 Metascore

A young artist, searching for his vocation, makes a mannequin so perfect he falls in love with it. Finding the mannequin in a store window, he gets a job there and his creation comes to life.

Director: Michael Gottlieb | Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Kim Cattrall, Estelle Getty, James Spader

Votes: 27,175 | Gross: $42.72M

18. American Gigolo (1980)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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57 Metascore

A Los Angeles male escort, who mostly caters to an older female clientèle, is accused of a murder which he did not commit.

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Richard Gere, Lauren Hutton, Hector Elizondo, Nina van Pallandt

Votes: 19,772 | Gross: $23.00M

19. State of Play (2009)

PG-13 | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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64 Metascore

When a congressional aide is killed, a Washington D.C. journalist starts investigating the case involving the congressman, his old college friend.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Russell Crowe, Rachel McAdams, Ben Affleck, Helen Mirren

Votes: 128,789 | Gross: $37.02M

20. Battle Creek (2015)

44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Two detectives with different views on the world team up and using cynicism, guile and deception, they clean up the streets of Battle Creek.

Stars: Josh Duhamel, Dean Winters, Aubrey Dollar, Edward Fordham Jr.

Votes: 7,783

21. Elle (I) (2016)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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89 Metascore

A successful businesswoman gets caught up in a game of cat and mouse as she tracks down the unknown man who raped her.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte, Anne Consigny, Charles Berling

Votes: 55,995

22. Johnny English Reborn (2011)

PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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46 Metascore

Johnny English goes up against international assassins hunting down the Chinese premier.

Director: Oliver Parker | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Rosamund Pike, Dominic West, Roger Barclay

Votes: 112,970 | Gross: $8.31M

23. Local Hero (1983)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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82 Metascore

An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected.

Director: Bill Forsyth | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Fulton Mackay, Denis Lawson

Votes: 19,169 | Gross: $5.90M

24. Play Misty for Me (1971)

R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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78 Metascore

A brief fling between disc jockey Dave Garver (Clint Eastwood) and obsessed female fan Evelyn Draper (Jessica Walter) takes a frightening, and perhaps even deadly turn when another woman, Tobie Williams (Donna Mills), enters the picture.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Jessica Walter, Donna Mills, John Larch

Votes: 23,631 | Gross: $10.60M

25. Batman: Assault on Arkham (2014 Video)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.5
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Batman works desperately to find a bomb planted by the Joker while Amanda Waller hires her newly formed Suicide Squad to break into Arkham Asylum to recover vital information stolen by the Riddler.

Directors: Jay Oliva, Ethan Spaulding | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Neal McDonough, Hynden Walch, Matthew Gray Gubler

Votes: 28,545

26. Unthinkable (2010)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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A psychological thriller centered around a black-ops interrogator and an F.B.I. Agent who press a suspect terrorist into divulging the location of three nuclear weapons set to detonate in the U.S.

Director: Gregor Jordan | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Carrie-Anne Moss, Michael Sheen, Stephen Root

Votes: 80,801

27. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)

PG | 81 min | Comedy, Family

6.2
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54 Metascore

Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. However, he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother and sister - who all find themselves living through their own terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.

Director: Miguel Arteta | Stars: Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner, Ed Oxenbould, Dylan Minnette

Votes: 38,066 | Gross: $66.95M

28. Flack (2019– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Robyn, an American publicist working for a cutthroat London PR company that represents troubled celebrities, is adept at keeping her client's lives appearing in perfect order, while her own falls to pieces.

Stars: Anna Paquin, Lydia Wilson, Rufus Jones, Rebecca Benson

Votes: 1,027

29. Black Death (2010)

R | 102 min | Action, Drama, History

6.4
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71 Metascore

Set during the time of the first outbreak of bubonic plague in England, a young monk is given the task of learning the truth about reports of people being brought back to life in a small village.

Director: Christopher Smith | Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Sean Bean, Carice van Houten, Kimberley Nixon

Votes: 41,596 | Gross: $0.02M

30. Foxy Brown (1974)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.5
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46 Metascore

A voluptuous black woman takes a job as a high-class prostitute in order to get revenge on the mobsters who murdered her boyfriend.

Director: Jack Hill | Stars: Pam Grier, Antonio Fargas, Peter Brown, Terry Carter

Votes: 8,132

31. The Late Bloomer (2016)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.2
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34 Metascore

The story of an adult male who, after the successful removal of a benign tumor resting against his pituitary gland, experiences all the changes and effects of puberty over a three-week period.

Director: Kevin Pollak | Stars: Charlotte McKinney, Johnny Simmons, Blake Cooper, Kumail Nanjiani

Votes: 7,280

32. Ghosted (I) (2017)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

6.3
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A skeptical tough ex-cop is forced to team up with a nerdy scientist and firm believer of the paranormal. They must help a secret L.A.-based government agency deal with unexplained and paranormal occurrences.

Stars: Adam Scott, Craig Robinson, Ally Walker, Adeel Akhtar

Votes: 5,159

33. The Brave One (2007)

R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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56 Metascore

Struggling to recover emotionally from a brutal assault that killed her fiancé and left her in a coma, a radio personality begins a quest for vengeance against the perpetrators that leaves a bloody trail across New York City.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Jodie Foster, Terrence Howard, Naveen Andrews, Nicky Katt

Votes: 56,042 | Gross: $36.79M

34. CSI: Immortality (2015 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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An explosion inside a casino brings Catherine Willows back to Las Vegas to investigate. And when the crime is tied to Lady Heather, Gil Grissom is brought back as well to aid the investigation.

Director: Louis Shaw Milito | Stars: Ted Danson, Jorja Fox, Eric Szmanda, Robert David Hall

Votes: 1,575

35. Get a Job (2016)

R | 83 min | Comedy

5.3
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31 Metascore

After college, Will is having problems getting a good, lasting job, as are his roomies, his girlfriend and his just fired dad.

Director: Dylan Kidd | Stars: Miles Teller, Anna Kendrick, Bryan Cranston, Nicholas Braun

Votes: 19,519

36. Stalker (2014–2015)

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

7.5
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A team of detectives investigates stalkers in Los Angeles.

Stars: Dylan McDermott, Maggie Q, Victor Rasuk, Mariana Klaveno

Votes: 16,245

37. Sports Night (1998–2000)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

8.2
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Casey McCall and Dan Rydell are sports anchors and best friends. On "Sports Night," their nightly cable program.

Stars: Josh Charles, Peter Krause, Felicity Huffman, Joshua Malina

Votes: 6,791

38. The Joneses (2009)

R | 96 min | Drama

6.5
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55 Metascore

A seemingly perfect family moves into a suburban neighborhood, but when it comes to the truth as to why they're living there, they don't exactly come clean with their neighbors.

Director: Derrick Borte | Stars: Demi Moore, David Duchovny, Amber Heard, Benjamin Hollingsworth

Votes: 37,185 | Gross: $1.47M

39. A Very Brady Christmas (1988 TV Movie)

Unrated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.0
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The entire Brady family manages to overcome personal obstacles to spend a happy holiday together.

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Florence Henderson, Robert Reed, Ann B. Davis, Maureen McCormick

Votes: 1,472

40. Evils of the Night (1985)

R | 84 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.5
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Vacationing teens are systematically kidnapped and taken to a strange, rural hospital, run by a mysterious group that needs their blood.

Director: Mardi Rustam | Stars: Neville Brand, Aldo Ray, Tina Louise, John Carradine

Votes: 1,015

41. Krrish (2006)

Not Rated | 154 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.3
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68 Metascore

Krishna is forced by circumstances to use his superpowers and become a masked superhero, Krrish, before getting drawn towards his lost legacy.

Director: Rakesh Roshan | Stars: Rekha, Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Sharat Saxena

Votes: 16,520

42. Berserk (1967)

Not Rated | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.2
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A scheming circus owner finds her authority challenged when the show is targeted by a vicious killer.

Director: Jim O'Connolly | Stars: Joan Crawford, Ty Hardin, Diana Dors, Michael Gough

Votes: 1,540

43. A Dash of Love (2017 TV Movie)

TV-G | 120 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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When an aspiring chef lands a dream job at her idol's restaurant, she befriends the handsome executive chef. After they are both wrongly fired from there, the duo decides to open their own eatery to prove their food is better.

Director: Christie Will Wolf | Stars: Jen Lilley, Brendan Penny, Peri Gilpin, Kandyse McClure

Votes: 1,463

44. Man Without a Star (1955)

Approved | 89 min | Western

6.9
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A drifter working as foreman for an iron-fist female rancher must chose sides between his attractive employer and the other neighboring settlers who are mistreated by her.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Jeanne Crain, Claire Trevor, William Campbell

Votes: 2,644

45. Look Who's Talking Now (1993)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

4.4
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In this, the third film, it's the pets who do the talking. The Ubriacco's find themselves the owners of two dogs, Rocks, a street wise cross breed, and Daphne, a spoiled pedigree poodle. ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Ropelewski | Stars: John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, David Gallagher, Tabitha Lupien

Votes: 26,163 | Gross: $10.34M

46. Cuban Fury (2014)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.2
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52 Metascore

Beneath Bruce Garrett's under-confident, overweight exterior, the passionate heart of a salsa king lies dormant. Now, one woman is about to reignite his Latin fire.

Director: James Griffiths | Stars: Nick Frost, Rashida Jones, Chris O'Dowd, Olivia Colman

Votes: 17,140 | Gross: $0.09M

47. Harry's Law (2011–2012)

43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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A group of misfit lawyers form an unconventional firm.

Stars: Kathy Bates, Nate Corddry, Christopher McDonald, Karen Olivo

Votes: 5,657

48. Breaking In (2011–2012)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Crime

7.1
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A high-tech security firm takes extreme, and often questionable, measures to sell their protection services.

Stars: Bret Harrison, Alphonso McAuley, Christian Slater, Jennifer Irwin

Votes: 7,163

49. Roger Dodger (2002)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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75 Metascore

After breaking up with his lover and boss, a smooth-talking man takes his teenaged nephew out on the town in search of sex.

Director: Dylan Kidd | Stars: Campbell Scott, Jesse Eisenberg, Isabella Rossellini, Elizabeth Berkley

Votes: 16,445 | Gross: $1.27M

50. E/R (1984–1985)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Dr. Sheinfeld, freshly divorced, becomes a physician on call at the emergency room of a Chicago hospital, where he soon locks horns with the vivacious Dr. Eve Sheridan and attracts the ... See full summary »

Stars: Elliott Gould, Conchata Ferrell, Lynne Moody, Shuko Akune

Votes: 488



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