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1. Jaws 2 (1978)

PG | 116 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

5.8
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51 Metascore

Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters.

Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Joseph Mascolo

Votes: 66,826 | Gross: $102.92M

2. Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993–1997)

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

6.7
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In addition to fighting evil, Superman has a burning romance with Lois Lane in both his identities.

Stars: Dean Cain, Teri Hatcher, Lane Smith, K Callan

Votes: 19,957

3. Suspect Zero (2004)

R | 99 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.8
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37 Metascore

A mysterious serial killer is hunting other serial killers, and one F.B.I. Agent suspects there may be more to the vigilante than they imagine.

Director: E. Elias Merhige | Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Ben Kingsley, Carrie-Anne Moss, Harry Lennix

Votes: 18,424 | Gross: $8.73M

4. Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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67 Metascore

A disfigured composer sells his soul for the woman he loves so that she will perform his music. However, an evil record tycoon betrays him and steals his music to open his rock palace, The Paradise.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Paul Williams, William Finley, Jessica Harper, Gerrit Graham

Votes: 15,259

5. The Beguiled (1971)

R | 105 min | Drama, Thriller, War

7.2
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66 Metascore

While imprisoned in a Confederate girls' boarding school, an injured Union soldier cons his way into each of the lonely women's hearts, causing them to turn on each other, and eventually, on him.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Geraldine Page, Elizabeth Hartman, Jo Ann Harris

Votes: 14,689

6. Weekend at Bernie's II (1993)

PG | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

4.8
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Larry and Richard use a voodoo-revived corpse to track down hidden money to clear their names.

Director: Robert Klane | Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Jonathan Silverman, Terry Kiser, Troy Byer

Votes: 12,070 | Gross: $12.74M

7. Futureworld (1976)

PG | 108 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.8
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46 Metascore

Upon uncovering the dirty secret of futuristic theme-park Futureworld, an ex-employee is killed after he tips off two other reporters who decide to do an undercover investigation.

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Peter Fonda, Blythe Danner, Arthur Hill, Yul Brynner

Votes: 9,092

8. The Missouri Breaks (1976)

PG | 126 min | Drama, Western

6.6
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65 Metascore

Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.

Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Marlon Brando, Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Kathleen Lloyd

Votes: 8,926 | Gross: $14.00M

9. Uncommon Valor (1983)

R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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38 Metascore

Ten years after his son went M.I.A. in Vietnam, U.S. Marine retired Colonel Jason Rhodes assembles a private rescue team to find Americans held in P.O.W. camps in Laos.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Gene Hackman, Patrick Swayze, Robert Stack, Fred Ward

Votes: 8,491 | Gross: $30.50M

10. Eulogy (2004)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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34 Metascore

A black comedy that follows three generations of a family, who come together for the funeral of the patriarch - unveiling a litany of family secrets and covert relationships.

Director: Michael Clancy | Stars: Ray Romano, Jesse Bradford, Hank Azaria, Rip Torn

Votes: 8,360 | Gross: $0.07M

11. U2: Rattle and Hum (1988)

PG-13 | 99 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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A documentary of the Irish rock group U2 on their Fall 1987 tour of North America.

Director: Phil Joanou | Stars: Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.

Votes: 5,528 | Gross: $8.60M

12. Ulzana's Raid (1972)

R | 103 min | Adventure, Western

7.0
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After fierce war chief Ulzana and a small war party jump the reservation bent on murder and terror, an inexperienced young lieutenant is assigned to track him down.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Bruce Davison, Jorge Luke, Richard Jaeckel

Votes: 4,799

13. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)

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

6.8
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The lives and trials of the staff of a major hospital in Chicago.

Stars: Mandy Patinkin, Adam Arkin, Hector Elizondo, Peter Berg

Votes: 3,501

14. Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (1973 TV Movie)

Unrated | 74 min | Horror

6.7
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A young couple inherits an old mansion inhabited by small demon-like creatures who are determined to make the wife one of their own.

Director: John Newland | Stars: Kim Darby, Jim Hutton, Barbara Anderson, William Demarest

Votes: 3,155

15. Whose Life Is It Anyway? (1981)

R | 119 min | Drama

7.3
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Ken Harrison is an artist who makes sculptures. One day he is involved in a car accident, and is paralyzed from his neck down. All he can do is talk, and he wants to die. In hospital he ... See full summary »

Director: John Badham | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, John Cassavetes, Christine Lahti, Bob Balaban

Votes: 2,505 | Gross: $8.21M

16. Six Pack (1982)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

5.9
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45 Metascore

Stopping briefly in a small Texas town, an itinerant race car driver finds that his stock car, on a trailer behind his motor home, has just been quickly and expertly stripped. He chases ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Kenny Rogers, Diane Lane, Erin Gray, Barry Corbin

Votes: 2,492 | Gross: $20.23M

17. Let's Spend the Night Together (1982)

PG | 95 min | Documentary, Music

6.5
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51 Metascore

The Rolling Stones' shows in Tempe, Arizona and East Rutherford, New Jersey during their 1981 US tour.

Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman

Votes: 619 | Gross: $3.82M

18. The Rage (1997)

R | 93 min | Action, Thriller

4.5
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FBI Special Agent Travis is trying to catch a deranged serial killer and is doing his best despite having a new and unexperienced partner in the form of Kelly McCord. It turns out that the ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Lorenzo Lamas, Kristen Cloke, Gary Busey, Brandon Smith

Votes: 467

19. Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993–1997)
Episode: Pilot (1993)

TV-PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.0
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After Clark gets a job at the Daily Planet, he joins Lois in investigating space shuttle sabotage, which he must thwart as Superman.

Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Dean Cain, Teri Hatcher, Lane Smith, Michael Landes

Votes: 371

20. Hidden Hills (2002–2003)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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A sitcom about life in the suburbs.

Stars: Louis Ferreira, Paula Marshall, Stacy Galina, Tamara Taylor

Votes: 129

21. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: The Son Also Rises (1997)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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Aaron meets man who claims to be his real father. After learning the truth from his mother and talking to Phillip he tries to get to know the man. And at the same Phillip tries to establish contact with his son.

Director: James R. Bagdonas | Stars: Christine Lahti, Adam Arkin, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 21

22. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Mother, May I? (1997)

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

7.4
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Kate and Tommy travel to Washington D.C. to speak out on Health Care Reform. Marina arranges to adopt the child of a pregnant teenager. Jack treats the incredibly annoying woman.

Director: Bill D'Elia | Stars: Christine Lahti, Adam Arkin, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 20

23. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: A Day in the Life (1996)

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

7.7
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A potentially brain-dead donor comes into the ER. With doctors from all over Chicago waiting, the body is first declared brain-dead, then after a re-examination they find he's only in a coma. The doctors bicker over what to do.

Director: Bill D'Elia | Stars: Adam Arkin, Christine Lahti, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 19

24. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Back to the Future (1996)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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Phillip travels to Wyoming to recruit Jack McNeil, an orthopedic surgeon. McNeil refuses, for reasons unknown. McNeil is haunted from memories of the Oklahoma City bombing. New Trauma chief... See full summary »

Director: Bill D'Elia | Stars: Adam Arkin, Christine Lahti, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 18

25. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Colonel of Truth (1997)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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Watters is reunited with his Vietnam C.O. when the colonel is admitted suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. Phillip is baffled by the colonel's refusal to accept treatment. Kate has her ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Christine Lahti, Adam Arkin, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 18

26. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Verdicts (1997)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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The trial of Hancock's brother-in-law gets underway, with Dennis still unsure of how his sister will testify. Rumors about Phillip's personal life fly through the hospital after Maggie ... See full summary »

Director: James C. Hart | Stars: Christine Lahti, Adam Arkin, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 18

27. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Papa's Got a Brand New Bag (1996)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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Aaron and Dr. McNeil clash when the two have conflicting ideas for a patient's treatment. Diane struggles with the transition from animal research to treating patients when she has a needy ... See full summary »

Director: Lou Antonio | Stars: Christine Lahti, Adam Arkin, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 17

28. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Second Chances (1997)

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

7.2
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The whole staff comes together when Danny Nyland is horribly injured in a car accident. Austin tries to get a heart transplant for a Pulitzer Prize winning author who's already received, ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Salvador Treviño | Stars: Adam Arkin, Christine Lahti, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 17

29. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Viagra-Vated Assault (1998)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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Director: Rob Corn | Stars: Adam Arkin, Christine Lahti, Eric Stoltz, Peter Berg

Votes: 17

30. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: A Time to Kill (1996)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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Nyland treats an amnesiac who wanders away and is mistaken by Phillip for an old medical student. Aaron operates on a death row inmate who begs Aaron to kill him on the table, dying before ... See full summary »

Director: James Frawley | Stars: Christine Lahti, Adam Arkin, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 16

31. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Divided Loyalty (1996)

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

7.1
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Dr. Wilkes takes flak from Dennis for not giving back to his community. Billy has a tough decision to make when a childhood friend show up at his apartment in the early morning hours with a... See full summary »

Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Christine Lahti, Adam Arkin, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 16

32. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Liar, Liar (1996)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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Life is tough for the senior doctors, with Shutt being treated like a second class citizen in the hospital and Austin learning she's been reinstated but with a substantial pay cut, a ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Cragg | Stars: Christine Lahti, Adam Arkin, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 16

33. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Mummy Dearest (1996)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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Jack, re-energized by his descent into gambling, performs a daring procedure, attaching a man's left hand onto his right arm. Aaron treats a man who, after surgery, completely forgets the ... See full summary »

Director: Martha Mitchell | Stars: Christine Lahti, Adam Arkin, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 16

34. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Out of Africa (1996)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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Nyland returns from his vacation with Valerie to find he's been suspended and replaced as chief of trauma by Dr. Keith Wilkes. Kate comes back from New Zealand facing both kidnapping ... See full summary »

Director: Bill D'Elia | Stars: Christine Lahti, Adam Arkin, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 16

35. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Higher Powers (1996)

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

7.0
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Billy returns from Africa, leaving the peaceful Maasai for America's turbulence. Billy is threatened by a 12-year-old after his drug-dealing brother, under Billy's care, dies. Austin faces ... See full summary »

Director: Oz Scott | Stars: Adam Arkin, Christine Lahti, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 15

36. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Hope Against Hope (1997)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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Jeffrey Geiger returns, bearing the news that he's a partner in the newly formed Hope Health Care. Kate bears with Jeffrey's advice in a critical heart transplant operation. Wilkes takes a ... See full summary »

Director: Bill D'Elia | Stars: Adam Arkin, Christine Lahti, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 15

37. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Liver Let Die (1996)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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Dr. Watters treats a mother with a mystifying liver ailment. Nyland and Austin return to the hospital for suspension hearings. Dr. Shutt begins to fear he's attracted to his male research ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Arkin | Stars: Adam Arkin, Christine Lahti, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 15

38. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Love on the Rocks (1997)

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

7.1
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Jack has his hands full with two of Karen's patients, Harriet Owens, who hasn't moved out of his house yet, and the delusional Luke Sarison, who believes McNeil is his father. Aaron and ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Cragg | Stars: Christine Lahti, Adam Arkin, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 15

39. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Lamb to the Slaughter (1997)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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Assistant State's Attorney Charles Lamb interviews Chicago Hope staffers Wilkes, Nyland, McNeil, and Watters to determine responsibility in the death of a patient.

Director: Bill D'Elia | Stars: Adam Arkin, Christine Lahti, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 14

40. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Split Decisions (1997)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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Dr. Wilkes copes with personal and professional problems as he tries to reach a compromise with his wife regarding an unexpected pregnancy while trying to convince a suicidal patient he ... See full summary »

Director: Randy Zisk | Stars: Adam Arkin, Christine Lahti, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 14

41. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Take My Wife, Please (1997)

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

7.1
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Aaron reunites with an old friend, David, who has only a few months left to live. His friend suggests Aaron marry his wife, who married David over Aaron, after David dies. Aaron gets drunk ... See full summary »

Director: Lou Antonio | Stars: Christine Lahti, Adam Arkin, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 14

42. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: V-Fibbing (1996)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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Kate is faced with a dilemma when an Asian patient is diagnosed with cancer, yet her family requests the patient not be informed to save face. First year resident Underhill has his own ... See full summary »

Director: Sandy Smolan | Stars: Adam Arkin, Christine Lahti, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 14

43. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Growing Pains (1997)

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

7.2
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Phillip and Aaron present their plan to buy Chicago Hope to the staff, where it's met with resounding complaints. Aaron tries to define his relationship with Maricela. The ER treats a ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Charleston | Stars: Adam Arkin, Christine Lahti, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 13

44. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Leggo My Ego (1997)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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The hospital endures Kate's massive ego when she's followed by a newspaper reporter. Jack tries to save a dying child against the parent's explicit wishes and later falls deeply into debt. ... See full summary »

Director: Lou Antonio | Stars: Adam Arkin, Christine Lahti, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 13

45. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Missed Conception (1997)

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

7.1
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Kate's friend, feminist professor Marina, tries desperately to 'get pregnant' but has to work against, rather than with, her husband. Aaron works against Tommy Wilmette in an attempt to get... See full summary »

Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Adam Arkin, Christine Lahti, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 13

46. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Positive I.D.s (1997)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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Nyland, fresh off his injury leave, puts all his energy into identifying an assault victim. Billy has qualms when a patient who tested positive for the breast cancer gene asks him to ... See full summary »

Director: James C. Hart | Stars: Christine Lahti, Adam Arkin, Peter Berg, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 13

47. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Austin, We Have a Problem (1998)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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Director: Lou Antonio | Stars: Christine Lahti, Adam Arkin, Eric Stoltz, Peter Berg

Votes: 12

48. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)
Episode: Hanlon's Choice (2000)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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Director: Steve Gomer | Stars: Mark Harmon, Adam Arkin, Lauren Holly, Mandy Patinkin

Votes: 12

49. Commentary (II) (2009)

18 min | Short, Comedy

7.6
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A fading egomaniacal film director faces off with his long-suffering producing partner during a recording session for the DVD commentary track for their brilliant failure 'Missionary's Regret'.

Director: Jonathan Crow | Stars: John Kapelos, Natalija Nogulich, Christopher Boyer, Lanre Idewu

Votes: 5



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