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1. The Electric Company (1971–1977)
Episode: 445 (1975)

TV-G | Family, Comedy

9.8
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Featuring Jennifer of the Jungle, and the Road Runner.

Director: Henry Behar | Stars: Luis Avalos, Jim Boyd, Morgan Freeman, Judy Graubart

Votes: 5

2. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

R | 142 min | Drama

9.3
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80 Metascore

Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Votes: 2,146,449 | Gross: $28.34M

3. The Dark Knight (2008)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama

9.0
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84 Metascore

When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, Batman must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

Votes: 2,114,705 | Gross: $534.86M

4. The Civil War (1990)

TV-14 | 680 min | Documentary, History, War

9.0
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A comprehensive survey of the American Civil War.

Stars: David McCullough, Sam Waterston, Julie Harris, Jason Robards

Votes: 11,678

5. The Shawshank Redemption: Behind the Scenes (2004 Video)

9 min | Short

9.0
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Stars: Frank Darabont, Morgan Freeman, Tim Robbins

Votes: 31

6. The Civil War (1990)
Episode: The Better Angels of Our Nature (1865) (1990)

TV-PG | 68 min | Documentary, History, War

8.9
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The North celebrated Lee's surrender and the end of the war. On April 14, Good Friday, John Wilkes Booth learned that President Lincoln, General Grant and others were to attend a play at ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Barbara Fields, Shelby Foote, James Symington

Votes: 203

7. 30 for 30 (2009– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.8
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ESPN Films' 30 for 30 is an unprecedented documentary series featuring today's finest storytellers from inside and outside of the sports world. What started as a celebration of ESPN's 30th ... See full summary »

Stars: Ice Cube, Dick Vitale, Brent Musburger, Mike Tyson

Votes: 3,832

8. New York Television Theatre (1965– )

Comedy, Drama

8.8
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Stars: John C. Becher, Charlotte Rae, George Rose, Sada Thompson

Votes: 6

9. Charlie Rose (1991– )
Episode: Episode dated 26 January 2005 (2005)

55 min | News, Talk-Show

8.8
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Morgan Freeman Joins Charlie For A Discussion Of His New Film Million Dollar Baby For Which He Was Nominated For Best-Supporting Actor. They Discuss Freeman'S Role In The Film, His Life And... See full summary »

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Charlie Rose

Votes: 5

10. The Civil War (1990)
Episode: The Universe of Battle (1863) (1990)

TV-PG | 96 min | Documentary, History, War

8.8
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In trying to draw Union troops away from the siege of Vicksburg, Robert E. Lee invaded Pennsylvania and over three days 150,000 men would do battle at Gettysburg. Confederate soldiers had ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Barbara Fields, Daisy Turner

Votes: 220

11. The Civil War (1990)
Episode: War Is All Hell (1865) (1990)

TV-PG | 69 min | Documentary, History, War

8.8
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By the beginning of 1865, the Confederacy was coming to an end. Atlanta had been overrun and Sherman was marching to the sea. Lincoln approved Sherman's plan against the advice of those ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Ed Bearss, James Symington

Votes: 203

12. 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

13. Where the Water Meets the Sky (2008)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

8.7
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Narrated by Academy Award winning actor, Morgan Freeman, Where the Water Meets the Sky tells the inspiring story of a group of women from a remote town in northern Zambia who are given a ... See full summary »

Directors: Helen Cotton, David Eberts | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Abigail, Agnes, Bridget

Votes: 9

14. The Electric Company (1971–1977)
Episode: 126B (1977)

TV-G | Family, Comedy

8.7
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Featuring: Luis Avalos, Jim Boyd, Morgan Freeman, Judy Graubart.

Director: Bob Schwarz | Stars: Luis Avalos, Jim Boyd, Morgan Freeman, Judy Graubart

Votes: 7

15. The Electric Company (1971–1977)
Episode: 129B (1977)

TV-G | Family, Comedy

8.7
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A comedy variety show that teaches basic phonetic and grammar concepts using live-action sketches, cartoons, songs, and Spider-Man episodes.

Director: Bob Schwarz | Stars: Luis Avalos, Jim Boyd, Morgan Freeman, Judy Graubart

Votes: 7

16. Shakespeare Uncovered (2012– )
Episode: The Taming of the Shrew with Morgan Freeman (2015)

TV-PG | 52 min | Documentary

8.7
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Morgan Freeman discusses William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew with Tracey Ullman, Sinead Cusack and Julia Stiles.

Stars: Sinéad Cusack, Morgan Freeman, Julia Stiles, Tracey Ullman

Votes: 11

17. Se7en (1995)

R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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65 Metascore

Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey, Andrew Kevin Walker

Votes: 1,318,827 | Gross: $100.13M

18. Through the Wormhole (2010–2017)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

8.6
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Hosted by Morgan Freeman, Through the Wormhole will explore the deepest mysteries of existence - the questions that have puzzled mankind for eternity. What are we made of? What was there ... See full summary »

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Sean Carroll, Michio Kaku, Carlos Frenk

Votes: 15,995

19. The Civil War (1990)
Episode: Simply Murder (1863) (1990)

TV-PG | 61 min | Documentary, History, War

8.6
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By early 1863, Union soldiers with the Army of the Potomac had not been paid for 6 months and supplies were thin. Some 200 men were deserting every day and by January one-quarter of the men... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Barbara Fields, Paul Roebling, James Symington, Sam Waterston

Votes: 233

20. The Civil War (1990)
Episode: The Cause (1861) (1990)

TV-PG | 100 min | Documentary, History, War

8.6
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Slavery began to flourish in the U.S. at the end of the 18th century with Eli Whitney's invention of the cotton gin. Whereas it would take one person a day to produce a pound of clean ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Barbara Fields, Ed Bearss

Votes: 298

21. The Civil War (1990)
Episode: Valley of the Shadow of Death (1864) (1990)

TV-PG | 69 min | Documentary, History, War

8.6
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By 1864, Union forces had the upper hand, though the end of war was not yet in sight. President Lincoln named U.S. Grant overall commander of the Union army, 533,000 strong and the largest ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Ed Bearss, Sam Waterston

Votes: 209

22. Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones (2019 TV Special)

TV-MA | 65 min | Comedy

8.5
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Dave Chappelle takes on gun culture, the opioid crisis, and the tidal wave of celebrity scandals in a defiant stand-up special filmed in Atlanta.

Director: Stan Lathan | Star: Dave Chappelle

Votes: 16,567

23. American Experience (1988– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.5
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Oliver Platt, Michael Murphy

Votes: 1,410

24. Shakespeare Uncovered (2012– )

55 min | Documentary

8.5
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Various actors discuss Shakespeare plays. Each episode is presented by one actor and, in most cases, the actor discusses one play. However, some episodes cover more than one play. For ... See full summary »

Stars: Jade Anouka, Harriet Walter, Simon Russell Beale, Vanessa Redgrave

Votes: 171

25. The Electric Company (1971–1977)
Episode: 130B (1977)

TV-G | Family, Comedy

8.5
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Featuring: Luis Avalos, Jim Boyd, Morgan Freeman, Judy Graubart.

Director: Bob Schwarz | Stars: Luis Avalos, Jim Boyd, Morgan Freeman, Judy Graubart

Votes: 8

26. The Story of God with Morgan Freeman (2016– )
Episode: Holy Laws (2019)

TV-14 | 47 min | Adventure, History

8.5
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Morgan visits Pompeii to learn how Vesuvius was seen as divine retribution, and travels to Jerusalem to see the oldest copy of the Ten Commandments.

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Pankaj Jain, Daniel Dean

Votes: 13

27. The Civil War (1990)
Episode: Most Hallowed Ground (1864) (1990)

TV-PG | 72 min | Documentary, History, War

8.5
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By the summer of 1864, the Union push had been stopped. At Petersburg, Union troops had been entrenched in an intricate network trenches for two months. The key to victory lay in Sherman ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Ed Bearss, Stephen B. Oates

Votes: 208

28. Madam Secretary (2014– )
Episode: The Great Experiment (2019)

TV-PG | 43 min | Drama

8.5
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As Elizabeth prepares to declare her candidacy for president, she must deal with fallout from a news article alleging she had an affair with President Dalton during her CIA days; Mike B. and Jay adjust in their roles as campaign staffers.

Director: Eric Stoltz | Stars: Téa Leoni, Tim Daly, Keith Carradine, Patina Miller

Votes: 122

29. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

PG-13 | 164 min | Action, Thriller

8.4
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78 Metascore

Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman, with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

Votes: 1,413,515 | Gross: $448.14M

30. The Graham Norton Show (2007– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.4
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Irish comedian Graham Norton hosts his very own chat show, which includes chatting to A-list celebrities, the very famous Red Chair game, live music, lots of jokes and fun from Graham and the celebrities themselves.

Stars: Graham Norton, Ricky Gervais, Jack Whitehall, James McAvoy

Votes: 8,992

31. The Daily Show (1996– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.4
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Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, John Oliver

Votes: 42,954

32. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.4
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Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart, Paul Dinello

Votes: 37,176

33. Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl (2012 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.4
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Special documenting Betty White's 90th birthday celebration in Los Angeles, CA.

Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Zachary Levi, Hugh Jackman, Morgan Freeman, Jennifer Love Hewitt

Votes: 92

34. The Civil War (1990)
Episode: A Very Bloody Affair (1862) (1990)

TV-PG | 69 min | Documentary, History, War

8.4
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By 1862, both sides had 1 million men in uniform across a 1000 mile battle front ranging from Manassas, Virginia to Missouri. Battles had taken a horrendous toll in human lives on both ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Sam Waterston, Julie Harris

Votes: 252

35. The Civil War (1990)
Episode: Forever Free (1862) (1990)

TV-PG | 76 min | Documentary, History, War

8.4
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While Gen. McClellan sat outside Richmond, three Union armies were being kept occupied by Stonewall Jackson and J.E.B. Stuart in northwestern Virginia. Lee was named commander of the army ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Barbara Fields, Shelby Foote, William Safire

Votes: 238

36. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)
Episode: Morgan Freeman (2014)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.4
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Stephen talks to actor Morgan Freeman about his part on the Science Channel's "Through the Wormhole."

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Dan Esty, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 15

37. Oprah's Master Class (2011– )
Episode: Morgan Freeman (2012)

Documentary

8.4
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Morgan Freeman on the lessons he learned throughout his rise to success.

Director: Michael Bonfiglio | Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 7

38. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Partners of the Heart (2002)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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During World War II and the era of staunch racial segregation, a Black carpenter's son named Vivien Thomas, who had a talent for surgery, along with a white surgeon named Dr. Alfred Blalock... See full summary »

Directors: Andrea Kalin, Bill Duke | Stars: Alfred Blalock, Denton A. Cooley, John Dryden, Koco Eaton

Votes: 29

39. Through the Wormhole (2010–2017)
Episode: The Riddle of Black Holes (2010)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary

8.4
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After reviewing theories about how black holes form and how they were detected this program looks at their counterintuitive behavior that makes them seem so bizarre.

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Julie Comerford, Reinhard Genzel, Stefan Gillessen

Votes: 232

40. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Joseph Bolter

Votes: 9,949

41. The 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors (2012 TV Special)

120 min | Music

8.3
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Honorees: Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Natalia Makarova and Led Zeppelin.

Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Natalia Makarova

Votes: 80

42. e2: The Economies of Being Environmentally Conscious (2006– )

Documentary

8.3
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A six-part series about international efforts to design and build eco-friendly structures through sustainable architecture.

Stars: Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, William McDonough, Jeroen Bergsma

Votes: 72

43. Screen Nation Television and Film Awards 2007 (2007 TV Special)

News

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Directors: Jonte, Kolton Lee | Stars: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Cedric the Entertainer, Don Cheadle, Josie D'Arby

Votes: 6

44. The Electric Company (1971–1977)
Episode: 5 (1971)

TV-G | 30 min | Family, Comedy

8.3
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Featuring: Easy Reader, J. Arthur Crank, and the song: "I Love You -ING"

Director: Bob Schwarz | Stars: Jim Boyd, Lee Chamberlin, Bill Cosby, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 7

45. Madam Secretary (2014– )
Episode: Better Angels (2019)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama

8.3
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Elizabeth is ready to leave the state department and announce her run for president. Terrorists attack the UN delegation in Geneva.

Director: John Murray | Stars: Téa Leoni, Tim Daly, Keith Carradine, Patina Miller

Votes: 148

46. Through the Wormhole (2010–2017)
Episode: Beyond the Darkness (2010)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary

8.3
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Scientists have discovered that the universe we see is an incidental component of all there is. This program explains how dark matter and dark energy were discovered and how scientists are struggling to understand them.

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Dan Bauer, Brenna Flaugher, Carlos Frenk

Votes: 158

47. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Morgan Freeman (2010)

Documentary, Biography

8.3
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Stars: Kevin Costner, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Jeffrey Lyons

Votes: 51

48. Madam Secretary (2014– )
Episode: Something Better (2019)

TV-PG | 43 min | Drama

8.3
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When a group of American missionaries become hostages during a violent uprising abroad, Dalton must confront demons from his past in order to help Elizabeth secure their safe return home.

Director: Charlotte Brändström | Stars: Téa Leoni, Tim Daly, Keith Carradine, Patina Miller

Votes: 111

49. Through the Wormhole (2010–2017)
Episode: What Happened Before the Beginning? (2010)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary

8.3
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Following a review of the discovery and evidence for the Big Bang this program examines the progress of scientists trying to determine what went on before the Big Bang that could have caused it.

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Martin Bojowald, Alan Guth, Edwin Hubble

Votes: 203

50. Batman Begins (2005)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure

8.2
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70 Metascore

After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from corruption.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Ken Watanabe, Liam Neeson

Votes: 1,217,898 | Gross: $206.85M



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