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1. The Stand (1994)

Not Rated | 361 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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After a deadly plague kills most of the world's population, the remaining survivors split into two groups - one led by a benevolent elder and the other by a maleficent being - to face each other in a final battle between good and evil.

Stars: Gary Sinise, Molly Ringwald, Jamey Sheridan, Laura San Giacomo

Votes: 29,328

2. Up in the Air (I) (2009)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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83 Metascore

Ryan Bingham enjoys living out of a suitcase for his job, travelling around the country firing people, but finds that lifestyle threatened by the presence of a potential love interest, and a new hire.

Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Jason Bateman

Votes: 303,535 | Gross: $83.82M

3. Terms of Endearment (1983)

PG | 132 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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79 Metascore

Follows hard-to-please Aurora looking for love, and her daughter's family problems.

Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito

Votes: 50,235 | Gross: $108.42M

4. Noises Off... (1992)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy

7.6
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A travelling theater group find so much action going on behind-the-scenes, they almost ruin the performances.

Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Michael Caine, Carol Burnett, Denholm Elliott, Julie Hagerty

Votes: 9,564 | Gross: $2.28M

5. The Puppet Masters (1994)

R | 109 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.9
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The Earth is invaded by stingray-shaped alien "slugs" that ride on people's backs and control their minds.

Director: Stuart Orme | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Eric Thal, Julie Warner, Keith David

Votes: 7,851 | Gross: $8.64M

6. Double Trouble (1984–1985)

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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Sitcom about the antics between two twins, Kate and Allison (played by real life twins Liz and Jean Segal). Allison was always the serious outgoing sister, while Kate was more fun and ... See full summary »

Stars: Jean Sagal, Liz Sagal, James Vallely, Jonathan Schmock

Votes: 236

7. The Gabby Douglas Story (2014 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 86 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.0
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The story of the international gymnastics phenomenon who overcame overwhelming odds to become the first African American ever to be named Individual All-Around Champion in artistic gymnastics at the Olympic Games.

Director: Gregg Champion | Stars: Regina King, Imani Hakim, Sydney Mikayla, Brian Tee

Votes: 1,511

8. Who Took Johnny (2014)

Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary, Biography

7.2
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An examination into the cold case of the Iowa boy, Johnny Gosch, who disappeared on his paper route 30 years earlier.

Directors: David Beilinson, Michael Galinsky, Suki Hawley | Stars: Noreen Gosch, Nancy Allen, Paul Bonacci, Troy Boner

Votes: 2,377

9. The Singing Forest (2003)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

1.9
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1 Metascore

Two lovers are killed during the Holocaust. One reincarnates first. He has a twenty two year old daughter who falls in love with who her father believes is his past life lover.

Director: Jorge Ameer | Stars: Jon Sherrin, Erin Leigh Price, Eric Morris, David Guzzone

Votes: 509

10. Cowboy from Brooklyn (1938)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport

5.8
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An actor can only get a radio job if he can prove that he's an authentic cowboy.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Dick Powell, Pat O'Brien, Priscilla Lane, Dick Foran

Votes: 228

11. Women at War (1943)

21 min | Short, Drama, War

7.0
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Three young women join the newly-formed Women's Army Corps (WACS) for varied reasons and make contributions to the war effort.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Faye Emerson, Dorothy Day, Marjorie Hoshelle, Virginia Christine

Votes: 45

12. I Think I Just Saw the Devil (2012)

83 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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A remorseful enforcer in hiding is forced back into the life he left behind in order to keep his new family safe. An abused young mother plods through her dysfunctional life, dwelling on a ... See full summary »

Director: Thor Moreno | Stars: Andre Davis, Rebekah DeWild, Bill Blank, Jay Villwock

Votes: 8

13. Touched by an Angel (1994–2003)
Episode: Angels on the Air (1995)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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Melissa Joan Hart stars as a teenager whose mother is a radio DJ with a sharp commentary. To raise her show's rating, the mother offers a date to the prom with her daughter. The angels must help heal the family after this happens.

Director: Bruce Bilson | Stars: Roma Downey, Della Reese, Melissa Joan Hart, John Putch

Votes: 42

14. Forensic Files (1996–2011)
Episode: Dancing with the Devil (2008)

TV-14 | 21 min | Documentary, Crime

7.0
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A man is found stabbed to death after a night in a strip club. A drop of blood on a bedspread becomes critical evidence five yeas later.

Stars: Peter Thomas, Mars Davis, Rebecca Dean, Steve Foritano

Votes: 35

15. Veep (2012–2019)
Episode: Discovery Weekend (2019)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

8.3
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At an Aspen retreat for rich donors, Selina deals with potential adversaries and allies; Amy's behavior raises Gary's suspicions.

Director: Dale Stern | Stars: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale, Reid Scott

Votes: 485

16. Person to Person (1953–1961)
Episode: Episode #1.25 (1954)

Documentary, News

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Add a Plot

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Edward R. Murrow, Fleur Cowles, Gardner Cowles, Mickey Spillane

17. Veep (2012–2019)
Episode: Iowa (2019)

TV-MA | 31 min | Comedy

8.8
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Selina evaluates her past and present campaigns; Jonah's personal life sparks interest among the press; Amy makes an important decision.

Director: David Mandel | Stars: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale, Reid Scott

Votes: 607

18. Weapon Masters (2008– )
Episode: Katana (2009)

TV-PG | 44 min | Reality-TV

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Chad travels to Japan to observe the ancient art of katana making. Then he returns to America and works with a modern bladesmith to try to produce his own katana that is as good as those ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Leckey | Stars: Chad Houseknecht, Mike Loades, Paul Martin

19. Veep (2012–2019)
Episode: Oslo (2019)

TV-MA | 34 min | Comedy

8.6
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Selina tries to arrange a meeting via her Finnish contact, Minna; Gary helps Catherine plan a big event; Jonah and Amy push an anti-vaccination message in Pennsylvania; Mike finds a new home; Richard may have an enemy.

Director: Brad Hall | Stars: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale, Reid Scott

Votes: 447

20. Veep (2012–2019)
Episode: Pledge (2019)

TV-MA | 31 min | Comedy

8.4
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In the run-up to the first debate, Selina makes a novel campaign proposal; Jonah's comments create blowback; Dan and Amy take a road trip.

Director: Morgan Sackett | Stars: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale, Reid Scott

Votes: 454

21. South Park (1997– )
Episode: Prehistoric Ice Man (1999)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.0
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Kyle and Stan fight over what to name a man they found frozen in ice from 1996. Meanwhile, the government attempts to steal the frozen man.

Director: Eric Stough | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman, Stanley G. Sawicki

Votes: 1,675

22. The Investigators (2000– )
Episode: The Trenchcoat Gang (2003)

Documentary, Crime, Drama

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The case of the "Trenchcoat Robbers", a pair of polite criminals who robbed at least 27 banks throughout America in the 1980s and 1990s, including one heist at the Seattle First National ... See full summary »

Stars: Les Marshak, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Ron Anderson, Chris Bigsby

23. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013– )
Episode: Toldja (2019)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.2
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After finding themselves in yet another gambling dilemma, a mysterious stranger offers Enoch and FitzSimmons a ride home.

Director: Keith Potter | Stars: Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Iain De Caestecker

Votes: 787

24. Angie Tribeca (2016– )
Episode: Trader Foes (2018)

TV-14 | 20 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.9
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To solve the murder of a high-rolling investor, the team uses their knowledge of 80's yuppie culture to infiltrate the trading company he worked with. Its cutthroat boss, Norrah Newt, befriends Tribeca's idealist son and corrupts him.

Director: Rebecca Asher | Stars: Rashida Jones, Jere Burns, Andree Vermeulen, Kiersey Clemons

Votes: 56



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