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1. Band of Brothers (2001)

TV-MA | 594 min | Action, Drama, History

9.5
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The story of Easy Company of the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division, and their mission in World War II Europe, from Operation Overlord, through V-J Day.

Stars: Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston, Shane Taylor

Votes: 317,126

2. The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009–2010)
Episode: Tom Hanks/Will Ferrell/Neil Young (2010)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

9.3
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Conan O'Brien's final show as host of "The Tonight Show" features Tom Hanks and Will Ferrell, who had been guests on his first two shows, along with a variety of surprise guests.

Director: Allan Kartun | Stars: Conan O'Brien, Tom Hanks, Will Ferrell, Neil Young

Votes: 67

3. The War (2007)

TV-14 | 124 min | Documentary, History, War

9.1
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A seven-part series focusing on the many ways in which the Second World War impacted the lives of American families.

Stars: Keith David, Katharine Phillips, Tom Hanks, Paul Fussell

Votes: 3,991

4. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.9
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Former Daily Show host and correspondent John Oliver brings his persona to this new weekly news satire program.

Stars: John Oliver, David Kaye, Ryan Barger, Noel MacNeal

Votes: 67,010

5. Olive Kitteridge (2014)
Episode: Security (2014)

TV-MA | 62 min | Drama

8.9
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Olive goes to see Christopher and his second wife in New York, but soon returns to Maine, where she receives some bad news about Henry.

Director: Lisa Cholodenko | Stars: Frances McDormand, SerahRose Roth, Sean Vincent, Patrick French

Votes: 444

6. Band of Brothers (2001)
Episode: Why We Fight (2001)

TV-MA | 55 min | Action, Drama, History

8.9
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As the Allies move into Germany and the war comes closer to an end, disillusionment and anger set in for Easy Company - until they stumble onto a concentration camp abandoned by the German military.

Director: David Frankel | Stars: Doug Allen, Nicholas Aaron, Eion Bailey, Jamie Bamber

Votes: 4,857

7. Forrest Gump (1994)

PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, Romance

8.8
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82 Metascore

The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, the events of Vietnam, Watergate, and other history unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field

Votes: 1,604,610 | Gross: $330.25M

8. Boatlift (2011)

12 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

8.8
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The 9/11 boatlift that evacuated half a million people from the stricken piers and seawalls of Lower Manhattan.

Directors: Eddie Rosenstein, Rick Velleu | Star: Tom Hanks

Votes: 27

9. The War (2007)
Episode: A World Without War: March 1945 - September 1945 (2007)

TV-14 | 125 min | Documentary, History, War

8.8
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A few weeks after the death of President Roosevelt shocks the country, Germany surrenders. Meanwhile, American sailors, soldiers and Marines endure the worst battle of the Pacific--Okinawa.... See full summary »

Directors: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick | Stars: Keith David, Sam Hynes, Emma Belle Pelcher, Maurice Bell

Votes: 101

10. Band of Brothers (2001)
Episode: Day of Days (2001)

TV-MA | 49 min | Action, Drama, History

8.8
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Easy Company paratroopers jump behind enemy lines in Normandy on D-Day and struggle to reunite in hostile territory.

Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Nicholas Aaron, Kirk Acevedo, Philip Barantini, David Blair

Votes: 5,043

11. John Adams (2008)
Episode: Independence (2008)

TV-MA | 92 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.8
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After the Battles of Lexington and Concord Adams becomes the voice for independence at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.

Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Stephen Dillane, David Morse

Votes: 528

12. 1968: The Year That Changed America (2018– )
Episode: Part One: Winter (2018)

TV-14 | 43 min | Documentary

8.8
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The turning point in the Vietnam War as well the beginning of the 1968 presidential election that changed the course of history.

Stars: Andrew Bacevich, Anne Bancroft, Warren Beatty, Mark Bowden

Votes: 16

13. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014– )
Episode: Presidency of Donald Trump (2017)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.8
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John Oliver recaps the first year of the Trump presidency and gives a warning about the three techniques he uses to undercut criticisms without addressing the related issues.

Director: Christopher Werner | Stars: Grant Baciocco, Ryan Barger, Kenny Bermudez, Frankie Cordero

Votes: 210

14. Band of Brothers (2001)
Episode: The Breaking Point (2001)

TV-MA | 69 min | Action, Drama, History

8.8
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Easy Company remains in the Ardennes Forest preparing for an inevitable attack on German forces in the town of Foy. However, morale is low due to cold weather, constant shelling, poor leadership, and numerous casualties.

Director: David Frankel | Stars: Nicholas Aaron, Kirk Acevedo, Doug Allen, Jamie Bamber

Votes: 4,546

15. From the Earth to the Moon (1998)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Drama, History

8.7
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Dramatized portrayal of the Apollo manned space program.

Stars: Tom Hanks, Nick Searcy, Lane Smith, David Andrews

Votes: 9,551

16. 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, Mustafa Sönmez

Votes: 4,642

17. The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert (2009 TV Special)

Not Rated | 255 min | Music

8.7
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A four-hour music event featuring performances from two concerts held at Madison Square Garden.

Director: Joel Gallen | Stars: Jeff Beck, Crosby Stills & Nash, Aretha Franklin, Metallica

Votes: 308

18. Actors Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (2016 TV Special)

8.7
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The live broadcast of actors to be honored in the annual Actors Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

Stars: Tom Hanks, Hugh Jackman, George Clooney, Rita Moreno

Votes: 14

19. The War (2007)
Episode: A Deadly Calling: November 1943 - June 1944 (2007)

TV-14 | 111 min | Documentary, History, War

8.7
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Americans are shocked by terrible losses on the Pacific atoll of Tarawa, while in Italy Allied forces are stalled for months at Monte Cassino and a risky landing at Anzio fails utterly. At ... See full summary »

Directors: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick | Stars: Keith David, Burt Wilson, Paul Fussell, John Hope Franklin

Votes: 116

20. Olive Kitteridge (2014)
Episode: A Different Road (2014)

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama

8.7
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Christopher comes up with the idea of counseling after Olive and Henry have a scary episode following dinner with friends.

Director: Lisa Cholodenko | Stars: Frances McDormand, SerahRose Roth, Sean Vincent, Patrick French

Votes: 469

21. The War (2007)
Episode: A Necessary War: December 1941 - December 1942 (2007)

TV-14 | 143 min | Documentary, History, War

8.7
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This series profiles World War II as seen primarily through the eyes of people living in just four U.S. Cities. This episode details an antebellum period before the attack on Pearl Harbor, ... See full summary »

Directors: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick | Stars: Keith David, Glenn D. Frazier, Sam Hynes, Jim Sherman

Votes: 141

22. Band of Brothers (2001)
Episode: Bastogne (2001)

TV-MA | 64 min | Action, Drama, History

8.7
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It's Christmas 1944, and the 101st is surrounded by Germans in the forest outside of Bastogne with a lack of supplies in bitter cold and snow.

Director: David Leland | Stars: Kirk Acevedo, Doug Allen, Bill Armstrong, Philip Barantini

Votes: 4,761

23. The War (2007)
Episode: FUBAR: September 1944 - December 1944 (2007)

TV-14 | 125 min | Documentary, History, War

8.7
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Victory in Europe seems imminent, but in Holland, the Vosges Mountains, and the Hurtgen Forest, GIs learn painful lessons as old as war itself--that generals make plans, plans go wrong and ... See full summary »

Directors: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick | Stars: Keith David, Quentin Aanenson, Emma Belle Pelcher, Paul Fussell

Votes: 107

24. Olive Kitteridge (2014)
Episode: Incoming Tide (2014)

TV-MA | 57 min | Drama

8.7
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Kevin returns to Maine and Olive is able to convince him to stay over and attend Christopher's wedding-rehearsal dinner. Olive clashes with the bride's mother and scares the flower girl at the ceremony.

Director: Lisa Cholodenko | Stars: Frances McDormand, Richard Jenkins, Nancy E. Carroll, Rosemarie DeWitt

Votes: 516

25. The Pacific (2010)
Episode: Okinawa (2010)

TV-MA | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.7
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The 1st Marine Division fight a determined Japanese force on Okinawa who prefer death to surrender and are indifferent to the lives of Okinawan civilians.

Director: Timothy Van Patten | Stars: James Badge Dale, Joseph Mazzello, Jon Seda, Noel Fisher

Votes: 1,176

26. The War (2007)
Episode: Pride of Our Nation: June 1944 - August 1944 (2007)

TV-14 | 137 min | Documentary, History, War

8.7
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On June 6, 1944, D-Day, 1.5 million Allied troops take part in the greatest invasion in history, but then bog down in the Norman hedgerows for weeks. Saipan proves the costliest Pacific ... See full summary »

Directors: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick | Stars: Keith David, Quentin Aanenson, Joseph Vaghi, Paul Fussell

Votes: 117

27. The Directors (1997– )
Episode: The Films of Ron Howard (1999)

Documentary, Biography

8.7
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Director: Robert J. Emery | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Brian Grazer, Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah

Votes: 6

28. The War (2007)
Episode: The Ghost Front: December 1944 - March 1945 (2007)

TV-14 | 118 min | Documentary, History, War

8.7
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Americans are shocked by Hitler's massive counterattack in the Ardennes Forest--but by mid March, 1945, they are across the Rhine, while the Russians are 50 miles from Berlin. In the ... See full summary »

Directors: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick | Stars: Keith David, Ray Leopold, Paul Fussell, Burnett Miller

Votes: 106

29. The National Parks: America's Best Idea (2009)
Episode: The Last Refuge: 1890-1915 (2009)

TV-G | 131 min | Documentary, History

8.7
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At the end of the 19th century, some Americans begin to question the nation's headlong rush across the continent that has devastated forests and ravaged entire species of animals. ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Peter Coyote, Shelton Johnson, Clay Jenkinson, Terry Tempest Williams

Votes: 46

30. Very Important Pennis (1996– )
Episode: Very Important Pennis: Part 1 (1996)

Comedy

8.7
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Stars: Paul Kaye, Kriss Akabusi, Giorgio Armani, Baz Bamigboye

Votes: 11

31. The War (2007)
Episode: When Things Get Tough: January 1943 - December 1943 (2007)

TV-14 | 115 min | Documentary, History, War

8.7
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Americans mobilize for total war at home and overseas. Factories hum around the clock, while in North Africa and then Italy, inexperienced GIs learn how to fight. Meanwhile, in the skies ... See full summary »

Directors: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick | Stars: Keith David, Olga Ciarlo, Katharine Phillips, Ward Chamberlin

Votes: 122

32. Saving Private Ryan (1998)

R | 169 min | Drama, War

8.6
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91 Metascore

Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns

Votes: 1,106,168 | Gross: $216.54M

33. The Green Mile (1999)

R | 189 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

8.6
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61 Metascore

The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt

Votes: 1,011,130 | Gross: $136.80M

34. John Adams (2008)

TV-14 | 71 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.6
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The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years.

Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, John Dossett, Stephen Dillane

Votes: 24,904

35. At the Movies (1986–2010)

TV-PG | 30 min | Talk-Show

8.6
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Chicago critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert rate new movies with a thumbs up, or a thumbs down.

Stars: Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel, Richard Roeper, Michael Phillips

Votes: 1,648

36. We Stand Alone Together (2001 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 78 min | Documentary

8.6
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Compiled over two years, an 'on-camera oral history' of Easy Company, told by the veterans themselves. Accompanies the mini-series Band of Brothers.

Director: Mark Cowen | Stars: James Alley Jr., Roderick Bain, Lynn 'Buck' Compton, Antonio García de Pedro

Votes: 1,157

37. The National Parks: America's Best Idea (2009)

120 min | Documentary, History

8.6
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The history of the U.S. National Parks system, including the initial ideas which led to the world's first national parks and the expansion of the system over 150 years.

Stars: Peter Coyote, William Cronon, Dayton Duncan, Shelton Johnson

Votes: 1,305

38. Concert for George (2003 Video)

PG-13 | 146 min | Documentary, Music

8.6
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82 Metascore

George Harrison's friends, family, and bandmates unite for a tribute concert on the one-year anniversary of his death.

Director: David Leland | Stars: Joe Brown, Eric Clapton, Jools Holland, Sam Brown

Votes: 1,766 | Gross: $0.07M

39. Lose Weight with Cancer (2007)

15 min | Short, Comedy

8.6
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Director: Elysia Skye | Stars: Michael Lawson, Peter Bailey, Paul Bellantoni, Ankur Bhatt

Votes: 8

40. 30 Rock (2006–2013)
Episode: 100: Part 2 (2011)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.6
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When Hank Hooper threatens to cancel "TGS", Jack convinces him to allow Liz and company the chance to do their 100th episode. To produce the best show possible, however, Liz must deal with ... See full summary »

Director: Don Scardino | Stars: Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 374

41. Band of Brothers (2001)
Episode: Carentan (2001)

TV-MA | 62 min | Action, Drama, History

8.6
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Easy Company takes on German troops in the French town of Carentan, and the battle takes its toll on one soldier who is badly traumatized by the experience.

Director: Mikael Salomon | Stars: Nicholas Aaron, Doug Allen, Philip Barantini, Ben Caplan

Votes: 4,571

42. Variety Studio: Actors on Actors (2014– )
Episode: Episode #5.1 (2017)

Talk-Show

8.6
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Director: Rob Schroeder | Stars: Casey Affleck, Jeff Bridges, Viola Davis, Tom Hanks

Votes: 10

43. The National Parks: America's Best Idea (2009)
Episode: Going Home: 1920-1933 (2009)

TV-G | 115 min | Documentary, History

8.6
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As the nation enters the 1920s, Stephen Mather and Horace Albright ally themselves with the automobile to "democratize" the national parks and attract more Americans to them. Nebraskans ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Peter Coyote, Ruth Kirk, Dayton Duncan, Alfred Runte

Votes: 41

44. Conan (2010– )
Episode: Murder, She Tweeted (2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.6
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Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Tom Hanks, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 39

45. 1968: The Year That Changed America (2018– )
Episode: Part Two: Spring (2018)

TV-14 | 43 min | Documentary

8.6
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The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and Senator Robert F. Kennedy's pursuit of the Democratic nomination.

Stars: Ralph Abernathy, Julie Andrews, Joan Baez, Joseph Benti

Votes: 12

46. John Adams (2008)
Episode: Peacefield (2008)

TV-14 | 62 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.6
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While in retirement in Peacefield, Adams looks back at his public life with some regrets and has to deal with tragedy in his personal life.

Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Stephen Dillane, Sarah Polley

Votes: 360

47. Band of Brothers (2001)
Episode: Points (2001)

TV-MA | 59 min | Action, Drama, History

8.6
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As the Germans surrender, it appears that the hard days for Easy Company are over as they are stationed in Austria. But they soon learn that those solders without enough service points will be sent to fight in Japan.

Director: Mikael Salomon | Stars: Nicholas Aaron, Doug Allen, David Andrews, Eion Bailey

Votes: 4,037

48. Big Love (2006–2011)
Episode: Rock and a Hard Place (2007)

TV-MA | 54 min | Drama

8.6
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Rhonda complicates Nicki's involvement in Joey's case. Looking to provide long-term security for his family in the face of uncertainty, Bill, along with Don and Eddie, meets with Carter ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Bill Paxton, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Chloë Sevigny, Ginnifer Goodwin

Votes: 155

49. The National Parks: America's Best Idea (2009)
Episode: The Empire of Grandeur: 1915-1919 (2009)

TV-G | 111 min | Documentary, History

8.6
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America boasts a dozen national parks as the park idea turns 50 years old. A millionaire businessman named Stephen Mather impulsively accepts the offer to oversee them for one year. Mather ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Peter Coyote, Shelton Johnson, William Cronon, Kim Heacox

Votes: 40

50. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014– )
Episode: The Lottery (2014)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.6
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Last Week Tonight features in-depth and critical look at state lotteries. It also looks at the Turkish Prime Minister's Grand Palace and a Salmon shooting cannon.

Stars: John Oliver, J.J. Abrams, Dan Castellaneta, Stephen Colbert

Votes: 298



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