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1. Six Feet Under (2001–2005)

TV-MA | 55 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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A chronicle of the lives of a dysfunctional family who run an independent funeral home in Los Angeles.

Stars: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose

Votes: 112,255

2. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Real Fake News (2017)

TV-14 | 41 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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A congressman asks SVU for help when he's accused of soliciting underage for girls, but the investigation uncovers a sex trafficking ring.

Director: Martha Mitchell | Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Kelli Giddish, Ice-T, Peter Scanavino

Votes: 438

3. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Refuge: Part 2 (1999)

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

8.7
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Hitmen reach the last witness in the Russian mob case, which leads to the discovery of a money laundering scheme. And a related bomb scare at the police precinct forces McCoy to defy Schiff and go all out to prosecute the offenders.

Director: Constantine Makris | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Benjamin Bratt, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 178

4. Flesh and Bone (2015)
Episode: Scorched Earth (2015)

TV-MA | 66 min | Drama

8.7
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Kiira's decision throws opening night into disarray. Daphne finds herself in the spotlight while Claire rises to artistic transcendence and Romeo's prophecy is revealed.

Director: Alik Sakharov | Stars: Sarah Hay, Ben Daniels, Emily Tyra, Irina Dvorovenko

Votes: 240

5. Flesh and Bone (2015)
Episode: F.U.B.A.R. (2015)

TV-MA | 58 min | Drama

8.5
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Claire goes home to celebrate Thanksgiving. Paul gets a surprise from the company.

Director: Sam Miller | Stars: Sarah Hay, Ben Daniels, Emily Tyra, Irina Dvorovenko

Votes: 186

6. Treme (2010–2013)
Episode: Wish Someone Would Care (2010)

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama, Music

8.5
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Davis concocts a remedy for the post-Mardi Gras blues; Annie makes a decision that Sonny takes personally; Janette's latest gig gets bogged down; Antoine becomes LaDonna's unexpected ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Attias | Stars: Khandi Alexander, Rob Brown, Kim Dickens, Michiel Huisman

Votes: 189

7. 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: 63,963

8. Oppenheimer (1980)

50 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.3
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Biography of the American physicist who led the U.S. effort to develop the atomic bomb during World War II, only to find himself suspected as a security risk in the 1950s because of his ... See full summary »

Stars: Sam Waterston, John Carson, Christopher Muncke, Jana Shelden

Votes: 298

9. Chicago Fire (2012– )
Episode: Bad for the Soul (2016)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Drama

8.3
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Severide and Cruz take matters into their own hands when Firehouse 51 responds to a suspicious call from a neighboring firehouse.

Director: Jann Turner | Stars: Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, Monica Raymund, Kara Killmer

Votes: 237

10. Flesh and Bone (2015)
Episode: M.I.A. (2015)

TV-MA | 58 min | Drama

8.3
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Claire and Kiira compete to become the face of the troupe's season.

Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Sarah Hay, Ben Daniels, Emily Tyra, Irina Dvorovenko

Votes: 189

11. The Deuce (2017– )
Episode: Pilot (2017)

TV-MA | 80 min | Drama

8.3
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The Deuce is an upcoming American television drama series set in and around Times Square, New York , the series pilot began shooting in October 2015. The series was picked up in January 2016.

Director: Michelle MacLaren | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Gary Carr

Votes: 1,437

12. Treme (2010–2013)

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama, Music

8.2
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Life after Hurricane Katrina as the residents of New Orleans try to rebuild their lives, their homes, and their unique culture in the aftermath of one of the worst natural disasters in the USA.

Stars: Khandi Alexander, Rob Brown, Kim Dickens, Melissa Leo

Votes: 12,653

13. Flesh and Bone (2015)
Episode: Bulling Through (2015)

TV-MA | 64 min | Drama

8.2
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A troubled young dancer lands a job with a prestigious ballet company in New York.

Director: David Michôd | Stars: Sarah Hay, Ben Daniels, Emily Tyra, Irina Dvorovenko

Votes: 358

14. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Inconceivable (2008)

TV-14 | 41 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A canister of frozen embryos is stolen from a fertility clinic. The SVU team race against the clock to retrieve it before the embryos are no longer suitable for implantation.

Director: Christopher Zalla | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Diane Neal

Votes: 548

15. The Deuce (2017– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

8.1
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A look at life in New York City during the 1970s and '80s when porn and prostitution were rampant in Manhattan.

Stars: David Krumholtz, Daniel Sauli, Mustafa Shakir, James Franco

Votes: 18,962

16. Dead Poets Society (1989)

PG | 128 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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79 Metascore

English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles

Votes: 378,509 | Gross: $95.86M

17. Red Oaks (2014–2017)
Episode: Fourth of July (2015)

TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

8.1
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With Red Oaks' Independence Day party in full swing, Getty enlists David as his coach for the upcoming club tennis championship, and Wheeler catches Misty's boyfriend in a compromising ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Craig Roberts, Jennifer Grey, Ennis Esmer, Gage Golightly

Votes: 161

18. The Good Wife (2009–2016)
Episode: Hi (2010)

TV-PG | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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As Alicia defends a husband accused of murdering the babysitter, she and her family prepare for the outcome of Peter's appeal and his possible homecoming.

Director: John Gallagher | Stars: Julianna Margulies, Matt Czuchry, Archie Panjabi, Graham Phillips

Votes: 518

19. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )

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

8.0
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The Special Victims Unit, a specially trained squad of detectives in the NYPD, investigate sexually related crimes.

Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T, Dann Florek

Votes: 70,376

20. The Blacklist (2013– )

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

8.0
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A new FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen, has her entire life uprooted when a mysterious criminal, Raymond Reddington, who has eluded capture for decades, turns himself in and insists on speaking only to her.

Stars: James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Ryan Eggold

Votes: 163,364

21. Flesh and Bone (2015)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

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A talented but emotionally troubled dancer runs away to New York City and quickly finds herself immersed in the cutthroat world of professional ballet.

Stars: Sarah Hay, Ben Daniels, Emily Tyra, Irina Dvorovenko

Votes: 9,155

22. Six Feet Under (2001–2005)
Episode: Can I Come Up Now? (2004)

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Ruth is more convinced than ever that Arthur is responsible after they receive yet another package with feces. She decides she's going to lay a formal complaint with the police but George ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Minahan | Stars: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose

Votes: 794

23. Red Oaks (2014–2017)
Episode: Swingers (2015)

TV-MA | 23 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

8.0
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David is hired to film a sex tape for middle-aged swingers from the club, but the experience isn't quite the stuff of fantasy. Meanwhile, Karen tries her hand at modeling for Barry, and ... See full summary »

Director: Nisha Ganatra | Stars: Craig Roberts, Jennifer Grey, Ennis Esmer, Gage Golightly

Votes: 159

24. Red Oaks (2014–2017)
Episode: The Bar Mitzvah (2015)

TV-MA | 23 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

8.0
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David's tensions with Barry, his recent night out with Skye, and his growing distance from Karen all threaten to derail a Red Oaks bar mitzvah he's been hired to film. All while Wheeler scrambles to recover a missing package of cocaine.

Director: Nisha Ganatra | Stars: Craig Roberts, Jennifer Grey, Ennis Esmer, Gage Golightly

Votes: 138

25. Chicago Fire (2012– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Drama

7.9
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The story of firefighters in Chicago, both on a personal and professional level.

Stars: Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, Christian Stolte, Yuri Sardarov

Votes: 31,158

26. Red Oaks (2014–2017)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.9
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A coming-of-age comedy set in the "go-go" 80s about a college student enjoying a last hurrah before summer comes to an end--and the future begins.

Stars: Craig Roberts, Ennis Esmer, Oliver Cooper, Richard Kind

Votes: 8,233

27. The Blacklist (2013– )
Episode: Anna-Gracia Duerte (No. 25) (2018)

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

7.9
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After a member of the Nash Syndicate is murdered, Liz and the Task Force must secure crucial evidence to bring down Ian Garvey. Meanwhile, Aram contemplates taking his relationship with Samar to the next level.

Director: Michael Caracciolo | Stars: James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Amir Arison

Votes: 635

28. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Insurrection (2002)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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Dr. Carter leads a walk-out of staff protesting lack of security in the ER.

Director: Charles Haid | Stars: Noah Wyle, Laura Innes, Mekhi Phifer, Alex Kingston

Votes: 175

29. Six Feet Under (2001–2005)
Episode: The Black Forest (2004)

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Nate dreads having to go to Idaho to visit Lisa's family and attend a service they have arranged. He and Brenda have reconciled and she convinces him that going is the right thing to do. He... See full summary »

Director: Peter Care | Stars: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose

Votes: 778

30. ER (1994–2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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The lives, loves and losses of the doctors and nurses of Chicago's County General Hospital.

Stars: Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Julianna Margulies, Eriq La Salle

Votes: 46,834

31. Blindspot (2015– )
Episode: Coder to Killer (2019)

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

7.7
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A horrifying and vengeful villain threatens the FBI. Weller considers his priorities. Zapata and Reade try to navigate their living situation. Patterson explores a budding interest.

Director: Martha Mitchell | Stars: Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander, Rob Brown, Audrey Esparza

Votes: 181

32. 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: 29,649

33. OM City (2015– )

57 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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The critically acclaimed series that follows the harried life of a yoga teacher, Grace, in NYC and her attempts to bring the humans of New York OM.

Stars: Jessie Barr, Tom O'Brien, Lena Hudson, Paul O'Brien

Votes: 18

34. Visiting (2009)

8 min | Short, Drama

7.6
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Add a Plot

Director: Charles Evered | Stars: Amy Locane, James Waterston, Lani Garfield, Wendy Rolfe Evered

Votes: 7

35. A Dog Race in Alaska (1993)

Short

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Add a Plot

Director: Bart Freundlich | Stars: Bruce Altman, Cara Buono, Jamie Harrold, Robert Sean Leonard

Votes: 11

36. Zero Hour (2013)
Episode: Escapement (2013)

TV-PG | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

7.5
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Hank, Beck and Laila are in the Faroe Islands, unsure if they will live.

Director: Kenneth Fink | Stars: Anthony Edwards, Carmen Ejogo, Scott Michael Foster, Addison Timlin

Votes: 55

37. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)
Episode: The Glory That Was... (2009)

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

7.5
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A former Olympian now working in the Belgian consulate is killed. Her death is soon linked to an aspiring Olympian, a blackmail DVD, and the owner of a private security firm.

Director: Norberto Barba | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Nicholson, Eric Bogosian, Ritchie Coster

Votes: 83

38. Blindspot (2015– )

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

7.4
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Jane Doe is found in Times Square with no memory and mysterious tattoos on her body.

Stars: Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander, Rob Brown, Audrey Esparza

Votes: 61,404

39. Unforgettable (2011–2016)
Episode: Check Out Time (2011)

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

7.4
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When a hotel maid is accused of murdering a guest who she says tried to rape her, Carrie takes matters into her own hands to uncover the truth, threatening Al's investigation.

Director: John David Coles | Stars: Poppy Montgomery, Dylan Walsh, Michael Gaston, Kevin Rankin

Votes: 177

40. Red Oaks (2014–2017)
Episode: The Wedding (2015)

TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.4
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David talks Barry into hiring him to film a wedding at Red Oaks. While the club comes out to celebrate, Nash squares off with a rival to impress the father of the bride, and Wheeler ponders an eccentric stranger's business proposition.

Director: Andrew Fleming | Stars: Craig Roberts, Jennifer Grey, Ennis Esmer, Gage Golightly

Votes: 166

41. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)

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

7.3
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This third Law and Order series involves the criminal justice system from the criminal's point of view.

Stars: Kathryn Erbe, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jamey Sheridan, Courtney B. Vance

Votes: 21,239

42. Live from Baghdad (2002 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 108 min | Drama, War

7.3
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CNN producer Robert Wiener, his colleague and their crew venture to the Iraqi capital to cover the Gulf War.

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Michael Keaton, Helena Bonham Carter, Joshua Leonard, Lili Taylor

Votes: 4,266

43. Christy: Choices of the Heart (2001– )
Episode: A Change of Seasons (2001)

Drama

7.3
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This is the first part of the mini series which tells of the typhoid epidemic that comes to Cutter Gap.

Directors: George Kaczender, Don McBrearty | Stars: Lauren Lee Smith, Stewart Finlay-McLennan, James Waterston, Andy Stahl

Votes: 68

44. 666 Park Avenue (2012–2013)
Episode: Pilot (2012)

44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.3
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A young couple, Jane Van Veen and Henry Martin, are looking to move up the ladder in New York City and are successful in becoming the resident managers of a swank Park Avenue apartment ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Graves | Stars: Rachael Taylor, Dave Annable, Robert Buckley, Samantha Logan

Votes: 455

45. Diagnosis Murder: Without Warning (2002 TV Movie)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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A dead body washes up on the ocean. Steve's investigation leads to a farm with migrant workers. The migrant workers are dying from an unknown ailment and Mark struggles to find the cause.

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Victoria Rowell, Charlie Schlatter, Barry Van Dyke

Votes: 125

46. Christy: Choices of the Heart (2001– )

Drama

7.1
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Continuation of Choices of the Heart, concluding with Christy's wedding.

Stars: Lauren Lee Smith, Stewart Finlay-McLennan, James Waterston, Dale Dickey

Votes: 97

47. Christy: Choices of the Heart (2001– )
Episode: A New Beginning (2001)

Drama

6.9
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Continuation of Choices of the Heart, concluding with Christy's wedding.

Director: Don McBrearty | Stars: Lauren Lee Smith, Stewart Finlay-McLennan, James Waterston, Dale Dickey

Votes: 15

48. 666 Park Avenue (2012–2013)

60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.8
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If you could make one wish, what would it be? And what would you do to get it? At 666 Park Avenue, all of your dreams and burning desires can come true: wealth, sex, love, power, even ... See full summary »

Stars: Rachael Taylor, Dave Annable, Robert Buckley, Samantha Logan

Votes: 16,838

49. Red Oaks (2014–2017)
Episode: Body Swap (2015)

TV-MA | 24 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

6.8
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A mysterious Japanese liquor gives David and Sam an intimate glimpse into each other's lives.

Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Craig Roberts, Jennifer Grey, Ennis Esmer, Gage Golightly

Votes: 224

50. Unforgettable (2011–2016)

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

6.7
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Carrie Wells, a former police detective, has a rare ability to remember virtually everything she experiences including detailed visual recall. She returns to police work and uses her ability to solve crimes.

Stars: Poppy Montgomery, Dylan Walsh, James Hiroyuki Liao, Jane Curtin

Votes: 14,936



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