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1. Dottie's Thanksgiving Pickle (2010)

11 min | Short, Comedy

9.8
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Against her mother-in-law's wishes and her husband's preference, Dottie, a woman with questionable cooking talent, determines to take on Thanksgiving dinner. And although the frozen turkey ... See full summary »

Director: Sean Gannet | Stars: Nancy Opel, Joseph Collins, Olympia Dukakis

Votes: 5

2. Switch (2018– )

Drama

8.8
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SWITCH, a scripted drama series based on a true story, dives deep into exploring human nature and everyday people's secret desires, traumas, fantasies and fetishes as they play out inside ... See full summary »

Stars: Stavroula Toska, Catherine Eaton, Eleni Yiovas, Jessica DiGiovanni

Votes: 8

3. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.7
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Harry Shearer, Julie Kavner

Votes: 340,154

4. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )

65 min | Talk-Show

8.7
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Famous actors, directors and writers reminisce about their careers and the philosophy behind their craft.

Stars: James Lipton, Bradley Cooper, Ellen Burstyn, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 4,691

5. Tales of the City (2019– )
Episode: Three of Cups (2019)

Drama

8.6
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The conflict at Barbary Lane comes to a head. Jake and Margot clear the air. A night of celebration leads to an unexpected discovery in the morning.

Director: Kyle Patrick Alvarez | Stars: Laura Linney, Ellen Page, Paul Gross, Murray Bartlett

Votes: 188

6. The General Motors Playwrights Theater (1991–1993)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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Stars: Anthony Edwards, Kevin Anderson, Lauren Bacall, Mark Linn-Baker

Votes: 11

7. Still Cher (2002 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Music

8.5
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Documentary charting Cher's career as she tours Europe promoting her 'Living Proof' album in 2001, featuring contributions from friends, family and colleagues, as well as interviews with the lady herself.

Director: Corinne Bishop | Stars: Cher, Linda Gray, Elijah Allman, Gregg Allman

Votes: 38

8. Tales of the City (2019– )
Episode: The Price of Oil (2019)

Drama

8.5
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Mary Ann rallies the crew to save Barbary Lane and tries to connect with Shawna. A night with Michael's old pals stirs up drama between him and Ben.

Director: Silas Howard | Stars: Laura Linney, Ellen Page, Paul Gross, Murray Bartlett

Votes: 236

9. Tales of the City (1993)

Unrated | 360 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.4
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The stories of several colorful characters living in San Francisco. Based on the book by Armistead Maupin (Is A Man I Dreamt Up).

Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Donald Moffat, Chloe Webb, Laura Linney

Votes: 2,984

10. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Pop (2011)

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

8.4
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While investigating a boy's death, Stabler uncovers a teenage fighting ring, and tries to reach out to one of the fighters, who is being abused and forced to participate by his cruel stepfather.

Director: Norberto Barba | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Ice-T

Votes: 514

11. Tales of the City (2019– )
Episode: Rainbow Warriors (2019)

Drama

8.4
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Racing against time, Mary Ann, Michael and Brian follow leads to learn who's threatening Barbary Lane. Anna seeks forgiveness from an old friend.

Director: Sydney Freeland | Stars: Laura Linney, Ellen Page, Paul Gross, Murray Bartlett

Votes: 168

12. Sex & Violence (2013– )
Episode: Social Work (2013)

23 min | Drama

8.4
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Victim Advocate Alex Mandalakis tries to keep an axe attack victim safe in a women's shelter. Social worker Drucie MacKay finds a foster home for two troubled children with gay couple Stephen and Steven.

Director: Thom Fitzgerald | Stars: Craig Alan, Naomi Blackhall-Butler, Chris Cochrane, Chase Duffy

Votes: 7

13. Beneath the Olive Tree (2015)

76 min | Documentary, Drama, History

8.3
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Secret journals document the atrocities and the true life stories of the women caught up in Greece's tumultuous Civil War in the mid 1940's.

Director: Stavroula Toska | Stars: Eleni Drivas, Olympia Dukakis, Nitsa Gavrielidou, Pota Kakava

Votes: 15

14. Touched by an Angel (1994–2003)
Episode: A Joyful Noise (1996)

TV-G | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.3
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A sweet young girl who sings like an angel claims to hear voices by angels. Her parents have her seen by a psychologist who has his own problems. Monica and Tess must help the man heal from his past in order that he can help the young girl.

Director: Peter H. Hunt | Stars: Roma Downey, Della Reese, John Dye, Dwight Schultz

Votes: 40

15. More Tales of the City (1998)
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1998)

TV-MA | Drama, Romance

8.3
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Mary Ann and Mouse return from the cruise, Mary Ann being puzzled by the fact that the sight of roses makes Burke feel sick. After Mrs. Madrigal has explained to her lodgers about her ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Gang | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Laura Linney, Colin Ferguson, Billy Campbell

Votes: 29

16. TripTank (2014–2016)
Episode: Hot Box (2015)

TV-MA | 21 min | Animation, Comedy

8.3
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Ricky the Rocketship helps out with a school pageant, Bethiffer applies for jobs at the mall, and Roy becomes obsessed with a dating app.

Directors: Joel Moser, Chris Osbrink, Mike Roberts, Crystal Stromer, Ben Bjelajac, James Bowman, Freddy Cristy, Matt Ferrucci, Eric Hoff, Sean Lee, Peter Lowey, Joe Plichter, Andrew Racho | Stars: Eric Bauza, Jim Cummings, Debi Derryberry, Kevin Dillon

Votes: 6

17. A Life for a Life (1998 TV Movie)

55 min | Drama

8.2
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A moving dramatisation of a 1970s UK miscarraige of justice, centred around Stefan Khizcho, and his mother's subsequent battle for his freedom.

Director: Stephen Whittaker | Stars: John Bleasdale, Ken Bones, John Bowler, Magdalena Buznea

Votes: 56

18. Joe Papp in Five Acts (2010)

82 min | Documentary

8.2
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Directors: Tracie Holder, Karen Thorsen | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, David Hare, David Henry Hwang, James Earl Jones

Votes: 9

19. More Tales of the City (1998)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1998)

TV-MA | Drama, Romance

8.2
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Mona is amazed to discover a recipe book at the brothel with the name Mona Ransay written inside it. She telephones Mrs. Madrigal and discovers that she is Mrs. Madrigal's daughter and that... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Gang | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Laura Linney, Colin Ferguson, Billy Campbell

Votes: 32

20. Tales of the City (2019– )
Episode: Next Level Sh*t (2019)

Drama

8.2
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Shawna digs into her history. Mary Ann helps Sam track down information on Anna's past. Ben has a change of heart about Michael's housing situation.

Director: Patricia Cardoso | Stars: Laura Linney, Ellen Page, Paul Gross, Murray Bartlett

Votes: 168

21. Cocktails & Classics (2015– )

Comedy

8.1
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Michael Urie and celebrity friends get together to watch and dissect classic films, while drinking cocktails made or named for the film.

Stars: Michael Urie, Drew Droege, D.J. 'Shangela' Pierce, Michael Musto

Votes: 18

22. Signs Out of Time: The Life of Archaeologist Marija Gimbutas (2004)

Not Rated | 59 min | Documentary

8.1
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Weaving together interviews, archival footage, photographs, animation, and narration, "Signs Out Of Time" is an incredible journey that delves into the life and work of UCLA Archaeologist ... See full summary »

Director: Donna Read | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Riane Eisler, Elinor W. Gadon, Joan Marler

Votes: 16

23. Tales of the City (2019– )
Episode: A Touch o' Butch (2019)

Drama

8.1
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Everyone looks after Anna following a medical incident. The twins fill DeDe's house with social influencers. Mary Ann and Brian have a heart-to-heart.

Director: Stacie Passon | Stars: Laura Linney, Ellen Page, Paul Gross, Murray Bartlett

Votes: 168

24. More Tales of the City (1998)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1998)

TV-MA | Drama, Romance

8.1
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Mouse is jealous of Mary Ann's involvement with Burke until his old flame Dr. Jon Fielding reappears. Mona takes Mother Mucca back to Barbary Lane for an emotional reunion with her long ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Gang | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Laura Linney, Colin Ferguson, Billy Campbell

Votes: 27

25. Tales of the City (1993)
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1993)

TV-MA | 52 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.1
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Michael's parents visit and he shows them around the city, keeping a discreet silence about his sexuality. Anna and Edgar also try to keep their affair secret as he stays the night but Mona... See full summary »

Director: Alastair Reid | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Donald Moffat, Chloe Webb, Laura Linney

Votes: 60

26. Tales of the City (1993)
Episode: Episode #1.6 (1993)

TV-MA | 53 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.1
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Jon, who has met DeDe as her gynecologist and likes her, breaks things off with Beauchamp, informing him of his wife's pregnancy. As Christmas approaches Mary Ann confides in Mouse her ... See full summary »

Director: Alastair Reid | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Donald Moffat, Chloe Webb, Laura Linney

Votes: 57

27. More Tales of the City (1998)
Episode: Episode #1.6 (1998)

TV-MA | Drama, Romance

8.1
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Brian's secret admirer turns out to be Betty, Mona's mother and former spouse of 'Andy', who has been spying on Barbary Lane for some months, following the disappearance of Norman, actually... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Gang | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Laura Linney, Colin Ferguson, Billy Campbell

Votes: 27

28. 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: 70,721

29. Frasier (1993–2004)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.0
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Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle, where he lives with his father, and works as a radio psychiatrist.

Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 68,194

30. More Tales of the City (1998)

TV-MA | 330 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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In this sequel to the controversial PBS mini-series, Mona Ramsey is on a cross-country trip that takes her to a brothel which may hold a secret about her past. Michael "Mouse" Tolliver and ... See full summary »

Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Laura Linney, Colin Ferguson, Barbara Garrick

Votes: 1,341

31. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Dolly Parton (2006)

120 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Stars: Dolly Parton, Justin Barratt, Steve Buckingham, Dabney Coleman

Votes: 55

32. Tales of the City (1993)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1993)

TV-MA | 53 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.0
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After her first night as a volunteer on a Samaritan-type switchboard Mary Ann comes back to be confronted by DeDe, holding the scarf she left in Beauchamp's car, though she successfully ... See full summary »

Director: Alastair Reid | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Donald Moffat, Chloe Webb, Laura Linney

Votes: 63

33. Bored to Death (2009–2011)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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A well-meaning but struggling writer decides to lead a sort of double life by pretending to be a private detective using the methods he read about in old detective novels.

Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianakis, Ted Danson, Heather Burns

Votes: 30,381

34. A Paralyzing Fear: The Story of Polio in America (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

7.9
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Few know the story of how polio came to America in 1916 and grew into the frightening epidemics of the 1940's and 50's when the diseases crippled tens of thousands of children every summer.

Director: Nina Gilden Seavey | Star: Olympia Dukakis

Votes: 43

35. Tales of the City (1993)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1993)

TV-MA | 56 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.9
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Whilst Anna and Edgar continue their platonic friendship Mary Ann allows herself to spend a week-end with Beauchamp at a hotel, where the promised Z-bed does not materialize and they end up... See full summary »

Director: Alastair Reid | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Donald Moffat, Chloe Webb, Laura Linney

Votes: 68

36. More Tales of the City (1998)
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1998)

TV-MA | Drama, Romance

7.9
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Dede does not mourn Beauchamp's passing and Mary Ann learns that Beauchamp never officially acknowledged her resignation so, with time on her hands, she decides to help Burke regain his ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Gang | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Laura Linney, Colin Ferguson, Billy Campbell

Votes: 27

37. Intimate Portrait (1990–2005)
Episode: Olympia Dukakis (1999)

Documentary, Biography

7.9
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Stars: Meredith Vieira, Jennifer Aniston, Apollo Dukakis, Michael Dukakis

Votes: 36

38. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: The Seagull (1975)

Not Rated | 120 min | Music

7.9
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This quintessential Chekhov drama--his first success--is both comic and tragic. A group of friends and relations gather at a country estate to see the first performance of an experimental ... See full summary »

Director: John J. Desmond | Stars: Blythe Danner, Frank Langella, Lee Grant, Kevin McCarthy

Votes: 73

39. The Equalizer (1985–1989)

48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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A retired Intelligence Agent turned private detective helps various threatened clients to equalize the odds.

Stars: Edward Woodward, Keith Szarabajka, Robert Lansing, Mark Margolis

Votes: 3,955

40. The Doctors and the Nurses (1962–1965)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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The story takes place in a large hospital and revolves around two nurses, Liz Thorpe (Shirl Conway), the older head nurse, and Gail Lucas, the naive student nurse. The two nurses were ... See full summary »

Stars: Shirl Conway, Zina Bethune, Michael Tolan, Joseph Campanella

Votes: 62

41. I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale (2009)

Not Rated | 39 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

7.8
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A portrait of the acting craft of John Cazale and a tour through the movies that defined a generation.

Director: Richard Shepard | Stars: John Cazale, Steve Buscemi, Sam Rockwell, Al Pacino

Votes: 1,587

42. Tales of the City (1993)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1993)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.8
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In 1976 innocent young Mary Ann Singleton comes to San Francisco and, after briefly crashing with worldlier school friend Connie Bradshaw, takes a flat at 28, Barbary Lane in a house owned ... See full summary »

Director: Alastair Reid | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Donald Moffat, Chloe Webb, Laura Linney

Votes: 86

43. More Tales of the City (1998)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1998)

TV-MA | Drama, Romance

7.8
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Using money left her by Edgar Halcyon Mary Ann pays for herself and Mouse to go on a cruise where she meets and falls for Burke Andrew, a young man with a mysterious past. Mona, ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Gang | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Laura Linney, Colin Ferguson, Barbara Garrick

Votes: 32

44. Tales of the City (1993)
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1993)

TV-MA | 52 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.8
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Brian continues to have more disastrous pick-ups, including with two waitresses who turn out to be a mother and daughter. Mona finds it difficult to get through to Dorothea, particularly ... See full summary »

Director: Alastair Reid | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Donald Moffat, Chloe Webb, Laura Linney

Votes: 58

45. Tales of the City (2019– )
Episode: Not Today, Satan (2019)

Drama

7.8
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Mary Ann and Shawna team up to uncover what's going on with Anna. Michael searches for a new place to live. Shawna opens up to Claire.

Director: Stacie Passon | Stars: Laura Linney, Ellen Page, Paul Gross, Murray Bartlett

Votes: 181

46. Further Tales of the City (2001)

TV-MA | 180 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.7
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This third installment to "Tales of the City" finds Mary Ann Singleton struggling to advance in her new career as a TV personality, while Michael Tolliver is playing the field after his ... See full summary »

Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Paul Hopkins, Laura Linney, Barbara Garrick

Votes: 1,113

47. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,511

48. Strange Relations (2001 TV Movie)

R | 120 min | Drama, Comedy

7.7
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Jerry is a successful New York psychiatrist who is diagnosed with leukemia. When he tells his mother, she reveals that Jerry was adopted from a young Catholic girl called Sheila in ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Seed | Stars: Paul Reiser, Amber Sealey, Lachele Carl, George Wendt

Votes: 714

49. Olympia (II) (2018)

103 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

7.7
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Armed with her uncompromising tenacity, intelligence, and humor, Olympia Dukakis fashions her experience of alienation into armor while appropriating the obstacles of life into tools for progression and growth.

Director: Harry Mavromichalis | Stars: Kary Antholis, Edward Asner, Leslie Ayvazian, Marco Boricelli

Votes: 11

50. Young at Heart (1995 TV Movie)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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A matriarch of three generations born and raised in Hoboken, New Jersey, discovers that her recently-deceased husband has lost their bar and home to a gambling debt. Inspired by her love ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Arkush | Stars: Chelsea Altman, Yannick Bisson, Philip Bosco, Richard Cox

Votes: 69



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