There are many more great films, TV series, and videos than those on this list. I have included the ones below principally because I have referred to them in the text as containing fine performances. Using the criteria for good acting that I have talked about in The Art of Film Acting, you might find it useful to build on this list.

A Few Good Men. Director: Rob Reiner. Screenwriter: Aaron Sorkin. Actors: Tom Cruise, Demi Moore, Jack Nicholson. Producers: David Brown, Rob Reiner, Andrew Scheinman. 1992.

All in the Family. TV Series. Directors: Paul Bogart, Norman Campbell, Norman Lear, Bud Yorkin, John Rich, Walter C. Miller, Hal Cooper, Wes Kenney, Michael Kidd, Bob LaHenero, Bob Livingston. Various writers: Bob Schiller, Bob Weiskopf, ...

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