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1. Hollywood Greats (1977– )
Episode: Bette Davis (1999)

Documentary, History

9.7
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Bette Davis was regarded as both a star and a monster in a career spanning 60 years, during which she received ten Oscar nominations, winning twice. Narrated by Ian McShane.

Stars: Bette Davis, Ian McShane, Vincent Sherman, Robert Wagner

Votes: 67

2. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)

TV-MA | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

9.4
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Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros, while an ancient enemy returns after being dormant for thousands of years.

Stars: Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, Lena Headey

Votes: 1,516,133

3. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: Sold Under Sin (2004)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, History

9.2
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General Crook rolls into Deadwood with his troops, known as "Custer's avengers," and the Yankton magistrate, Clagett, prompting a parade and business solicitations from E.B. Farnum and Cy ... See full summary »

Director: Davis Guggenheim | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 1,240

4. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: A Two-Headed Beast (2006)

TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, History

9.1
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Tolliver looks for a representative, the Captain calls Dan out, Swearengen continues to be perplexed by Hearst's moves, and Alma and Ellsworth's relationship takes a turn.

Director: Daniel Minahan | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 875

5. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: Boy-the-Earth-Talks-To (2005)

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

9.1
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A marriage occurs against a backdrop of murder and negotiations for elections and the camp.

Director: Ed Bianchi | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 927

6. Ray Donovan (2013– )
Episode: Come and Knock on Our Door (2015)

TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama

9.1
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The LA fixer-to-the-stars returns facing a tough assignment as he reunites with his father, Mickey, as they make a desperate attempt to get Terry released from prison.

Director: Daniel Attias | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 867

7. Ray Donovan (2013– )
Episode: Poker (2015)

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama

9.0
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Micky throws himself a going away party. Ray is put in a compromising pickle.

Director: Colin Bucksey | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 723

8. Making 'Deadwood': Season Two (2005 TV Short)

15 min | Documentary, Short

8.9
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Add a Plot

Directors: Jesse Gordon, Jesse Gordon | Stars: Bobbi Jean Basche, Jim Beaver, Ed Bianchi, Powers Boothe

Votes: 16

9. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: Here Was a Man (2004)

TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.9
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Swearengen directs Farnum to buy back the Garret claim. Garret's wife, Alma, prevails on Calamity Jane and Wild Bill for help with the claim issue. Hickok's respect for Bullock grows and, ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 1,298

10. Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Episode: Part 2 (1977)

TV-G | 94 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.9
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Jesus meets Mary Magdalene and John the Baptist and continues to perform miracles among his people.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Robert Powell, Anne Bancroft, Ernest Borgnine, James Farentino

Votes: 254

11. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: The Catbird Seat (2006)

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

8.9
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Another attack is made at Hearst's behest, Harry and Bullock travel to Sturgis for campaigning, and there's unrest in Langrishe's troupe.

Director: Gregg Fienberg | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 788

12. Kings (2009)
Episode: The New King: Part One (2009)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.9
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As David awaits execution William Cross launches his coup attempt.

Director: Ed Bianchi | Stars: Ian McShane, Christopher Egan, Susanna Thompson, Allison Miller

Votes: 110

13. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: A Constant Throb (2006)

TV-MA | 48 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.8
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Swearengen is spurred to action when a prominent camp member is attacked, Langrishe makes arrangements for his theater, and Jane has an epiphany.

Director: Mark Tinker | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 751

14. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: A Lie Agreed Upon: Part I (2005)

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

8.8
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Tensions flare as the camp faces an uncertain future. Al Swearengen taunts Seth Bullock over his relationship with Alma Garret, and the resulting confrontation between sheriff and criminal ... See full summary »

Director: Ed Bianchi | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 1,028

15. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: Amalgamation and Capital (2005)

TV-MA | 48 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.8
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Bullock makes a connection with his son. Swearengen, who has entrusted E.B. to spy on the new telegraph operator, stokes rumors of an annexation of the camp and amends his agreement with ... See full summary »

Director: Ed Bianchi | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 855

16. Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Episode: Part 1 (1977)

TV-G | 93 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.8
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After Joseph and Mary's betrothal, Mary is visited by the angel Gabriel, who tells her she will bear the Son of God. Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem to take part in Herod's census, where Jesus is born.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Robert Powell, Anne Bancroft, Ernest Borgnine, Claudia Cardinale

Votes: 261

17. Deadwood (2004–2006)

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

8.7
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A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime.

Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Brad Dourif

Votes: 82,216

18. The West Wing (1999–2006)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama

8.7
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Inside the lives of staffers in the West Wing of the White House.

Stars: Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, Allison Janney, John Spencer

Votes: 55,811

19. Ray Donovan (2013– )
Episode: Ding (2015)

TV-MA | 50 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Ray isn't happy with Paige Finney, played by Katie Holmes, when she recruits his unique service to protect one of her friends. Lens, a long serving employee of Ray considers leaving the business and Bunchy is tormented.

Director: Ed Bianchi | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 775

20. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: Last Tango in Lavenham (1994)

49 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.7
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Tink's decision to leave antiques and open a pub causes Lovejoy to pop the question to Charlotte, but things become complicated with Jane's return from America.

Director: Baz Taylor | Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Caroline Langrishe, Diane Parish

Votes: 32

21. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: Mister Wu (2004)

TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.7
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An opium theft leaves Swearengen trying to find a common language with his supplier, and navigating murky waters to deal with the mess. Meanwhile, Silas Adams, bagman for the magistrate ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Minahan | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 1,099

22. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: Something Very Expensive (2005)

TV-MA | 51 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.7
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Alma proposes opening a bank with the help of Sol Star. A new schoolteacher arrives in town, much to Merrick's delight. Much to Wu's dismay, new Chinese whores arrive. Wolcott's inner ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Shill | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 894

23. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: Tell Him Something Pretty (2006)

TV-MA | 50 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.7
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Election day arrives, Hearst has his revenge, Sol and Trixie have it out, and Tolliver releases rage at his impotence.

Director: Mark Tinker | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, W. Earl Brown

Votes: 890

24. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: The Broken Man (2016)

TV-MA | 51 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.7
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Jon and Sansa gather troops. Jaime arrives at Riverrun. Olenna Tyrell plans to leave King's Landing. Theon and Yara plan a destination. Arya makes plans to leave.

Director: Mark Mylod | Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Kit Harington, Natalie Dormer

Votes: 26,796

25. Ray Donovan (2013– )
Episode: The Kalamazoo (2015)

TV-MA | 52 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Ray is adrift from his family, estranged from Ezra, and his latest celebrity client is a nobody with tawdry sense. But after he's called to the funeral of a close friend. A wealthy family ... See full summary »

Director: Colin Bucksey | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 876

26. American Horror Story (2011– )
Episode: Unholy Night (2012)

TV-MA | 40 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.7
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A murderous Santa wrecks havoc on the asylum. Sister Jude faces off with the Devil. Arden has a shocking encounter in the Death Chute.

Director: Michael Lehmann | Stars: Zachary Quinto, Joseph Fiennes, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters

Votes: 3,150

27. Natural World (1983– )

Documentary

8.6
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Strand of documentaries on wildlife and the environment.

Stars: David Attenborough, Barry Paine, John Shrapnel, Tim Pigott-Smith

Votes: 516

28. A Whole Scene Going (1966– )

35 min | Music, Talk-Show

8.6
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The first of a new series from BBC One reflecting the tastes and times of Britain's under-twenty-ones.

Stars: Barry Fantoni, Wendy Varnals, Paul Jones, Michael Crawford

Votes: 18

29. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: Advances, None Miraculous (2005)

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

8.6
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When Doc delivers a dire prognosis, one family suffers and the entire camp stands vigil. Merrick avails some private information to Swearengen, who enlists Star and Adams to help con the ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Minahan | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 826

30. American Gods (2017– )
Episode: Come to Jesus (2017)

TV-MA | 62 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

8.6
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On the eve of war, Mr. Wednesday attempts to recruit the Old God Ostara, but needs Mr. Nancy's help in making a good impression and winning her over.

Director: Floria Sigismondi | Stars: Ricky Whittle, Emily Browning, Crispin Glover, Bruce Langley

Votes: 2,391

31. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: E.B. Was Left Out (2005)

TV-MA | 51 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.6
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Joanie discovers what happened at the Chez Ami and confides in Charlie Utter. Swearengen meets with Alma regarding Miss Isringhausen's allegations...and her connection to the Pinkertons. ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Almereyda | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 853

32. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: I Am Not the Fine Man You Take Me For (2006)

TV-MA | 52 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.6
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Campaign speeches are rescheduled, Sol makes an investment, Alma's condition worsens, and Hearst starts a deadly game with Swearengen.

Director: Daniel Attias | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 804

33. Kings (2009)
Episode: Javelin (2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.6
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David stands trial for treason as succession to the throne approaches a climax.

Director: Clark Johnson | Stars: Ian McShane, Christopher Egan, Susanna Thompson, Allison Miller

Votes: 104

34. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: Jewel's Boot Is Made for Walking (2004)

TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.6
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Alma's father, Otis Russell, arrives from New York to "help" with her claim. Swearengen strikes a bargain with Adams to rid him of some legal baggage involving the arriving magistrate. ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Shill | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 1,049

35. Ray Donovan (2013– )
Episode: One Night in Yerevan (2015)

TV-MA | 57 min | Crime, Drama

8.6
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Mickey faces the consequences of giving in to Muncie while Bridget ends up getting into a fight at school, causing Abby to question her behaviour.

Director: Daniel Attias | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 660

36. Kings (2009)
Episode: Pilgrimage (2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.6
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Evidence of Jack's homosexuality and David's photos of Princess Michelle fall into the wrong hands leading to a series of deals ranging from the purely financial to hard-nosed blackmail.

Director: Ed Bianchi | Stars: Ian McShane, Christopher Egan, Susanna Thompson, Allison Miller

Votes: 107

37. Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (2005–2010)
Episode: Red State, Blue State (2006)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Reality-TV

8.6
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Kathy's house is buzzing, and the eBay winner is due any moment, but when he arrives the mood quickly dampens. Kathy and her parents repeat, "he couldn't be nicer", but truthfully her big fan, Michael, is shy and kind of dull.

Stars: Kathy Griffin, Joan Allen, Loni Anderson, Robert Blackman

Votes: 20

38. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: Tell Your God to Ready for Blood (2006)

TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.6
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Elections are just days away, and Bullock lets his temper get away from him. Alma's pregnancy is not progressing as expected, and Swearengen baits Hearst.

Director: Mark Tinker | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 849

39. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: The Last Video Show (1989)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.6
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A video tape incriminating an officer in the Serious Crime division is mistakenly returned to Daley's Videos, which brings Arthur and Terry into contact with a local major crime boss as he ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Ian McShane

Votes: 34

40. Kings (2009)
Episode: The New King: Part Two (2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.6
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Silas, miraculously recovering from his wounds, challenges the coup backed up by David. Silas finally reconciles with God but doesn't like what God has to say and the conflicts continue.

Director: Tucker Gates | Stars: Ian McShane, Christopher Egan, Susanna Thompson, Allison Miller

Votes: 98

41. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: The Whores Can Come (2005)

TV-MA | 47 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.6
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Death in the camp spooks the superstitious, and the impending funeral causes much sorrow. Cy is convinced that Andy - who will officiate at the service - is back in town to run a game. Wu ... See full summary »

Director: Gregg Fienberg | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 839

42. Ray Donovan (2013– )
Episode: Tulip (2015)

TV-MA | 51 min | Crime, Drama

8.6
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As Ray attempts to force a Finney rival into selling his land, Romero appears at the Fight Club, challenging Ray to repent for his sins.

Director: Michael Uppendahl | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 617

43. Jesus of Nazareth (1977)

TV-G | 382 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.5
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Beginning before the Nativity and extending through the Crucifixion and Resurrection, this mini-series brings to life all of the sweeping drama in the life of Jesus, as told by the Gospels.

Stars: Robert Powell, Olivia Hussey, Laurence Olivier, James Mason

Votes: 17,511

44. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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This show was a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid 1968.

Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

Votes: 108

45. Grace Jones: Slave to the Rhythm (1985 Video)

5 min | Short, Music

8.5
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Like many outstanding works of art, this clip is a Frankenstein of video clips using of a selection of several collages and edits of previous Grace Jones clips and commercials that make a ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Paul Goude | Stars: Grace Jones, Ian McShane

Votes: 40

46. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: A Lie Agreed Upon: Part II (2005)

TV-MA | 51 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.5
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Alma and an increasingly self-destructive Bullock face an abrupt decision on their future. At the Gem, while Swearengen readies for another showdown with Bullock, infighting between Silas ... See full summary »

Director: Ed Bianchi | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 935

47. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: A Rich Find (2006)

TV-MA | 52 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.5
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Hearst's feathers are ruffled, Aunt Lou's son comes to town, and Bullock and Swearengen make a decision.

Director: Tim Hunter | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 733

48. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: Amateur Night (2006)

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

8.5
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An Amateur Night is organized by the new theater troupe, Pinkertons hit town, the students move to their new school, and Hearst makes another move regarding the elections.

Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 747

49. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: Enemies Foreign and Domestic (2002)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

8.5
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A meeting with the new Russian president becomes politically dangerous when surveillance photos show Russia building a nuclear reactor in Iran. C.J. is assigned Secret Service protection after receiving death threats.

Director: Alex Graves | Stars: Rob Lowe, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Janel Moloney

Votes: 424

50. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: Requiem for a Gleet (2005)

TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.5
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Doc contemplates a procedure that could cure Swearengen - or kill him. Bullock attempts to settle into domesticity, while Sol gets a new student bookkeeper - Trixie. Alma cuts ties with ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 906



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