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1. Almost Famous (2000)

R | 122 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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90 Metascore

A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies them on their concert tour.

Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Billy Crudup, Patrick Fugit, Kate Hudson, Frances McDormand

Votes: 237,887 | Gross: $32.53M

2. Thelma & Louise (1991)

R | 130 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.4
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88 Metascore

Two best friends set out on an adventure, but it soon turns around to a terrifying escape from being hunted by the police, as these two girls escape for the crimes they committed.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel, Michael Madsen

Votes: 124,653 | Gross: $45.36M

3. Are We Done Yet? (2007)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.2
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36 Metascore

Newlyweds Nick and Suzanne decide to move to the suburbs to provide a better life for their two kids. But their idea of a dream home is disturbed by a contractor with a bizarre approach to business.

Director: Steve Carr | Stars: Ice Cube, Nia Long, John C. McGinley, Aleisha Allen

Votes: 18,515 | Gross: $49.63M

4. Absolutely Fabulous (1992–2012)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy

8.1
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The wild misadventures of Edina Monsoon and her best friend Patsy Stone, who live in a near-constant haze of drugged, drunken selfishness.

Stars: Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, June Whitfield

Votes: 16,896

5. Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)

PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.5
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87 Metascore

Biographical story of Loretta Lynn, a legendary country singer that came from poverty to worldwide fame. She rose from humble beginnings in Kentucky to superstardom and changing the sound and style of country music forever.

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones, Levon Helm, Phyllis Boyens-Liptak

Votes: 15,518 | Gross: $67.18M

6. Border (2018)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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75 Metascore

A customs officer who can smell fear develops an unusual attraction to a strange traveler while aiding a police investigation which will call into question her entire existence.

Director: Ali Abbasi | Stars: Eva Melander, Eero Milonoff, Jörgen Thorsson, Ann Petrén

Votes: 15,493 | Gross: $0.77M

7. Postcards from the Edge (1990)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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71 Metascore

A substance-addicted actress tries to look on the bright side even as she is forced to move back in with her mother to avoid unemployment.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman

Votes: 14,404 | Gross: $37.96M

8. Nostalgia Critic (2007– )

TV-14 | Comedy

7.9
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A sardonic critic reviews movies and TV shows from his childhood and adulthood.

Stars: Doug Walker, Malcolm Ray, Rob Walker, Tamara Chambers

Votes: 8,618

9. Fargo (2014– )
Episode: The Castle (2015)

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

9.6
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In an attempt to stop the Kansas City mob, the police decide to use Ed and Peggy as bait. Hanzee betrays the Gerhardts and takes revenge.

Director: Adam Arkin | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Patrick Wilson, Jesse Plemons, Jean Smart

Votes: 6,945

10. Tarnation (2003)

Unrated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography

7.1
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87 Metascore

Filmmaker Jonathan Caouette's documentary on growing up with his schizophrenic mother -- a mixture of snapshots, Super-8 film, answering machine messages, video diaries, early short films, and more - culled from nineteen years of his life.

Director: Jonathan Caouette | Stars: Jonathan Caouette, Renee Leblanc, Adolph Davis, Rosemary Davis

Votes: 6,136 | Gross: $0.59M

11. Things Change (1988)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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71 Metascore

Shoe-shiner Gino is hired to take the rap for a mafia murder. Two-bit gangster Jerry watches over Gino and gives him a weekend to remember.

Director: David Mamet | Stars: Don Ameche, Joe Mantegna, Robert Prosky, J.J. Johnston

Votes: 2,971 | Gross: $3.53M

12. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,902

13. American Horror Story (2011– )
Episode: Be Our Guest (2016)

TV-MA | 52 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.8
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Iris and Liz oversee a new era at the Cortez. John and Alex struggle to adapt to life outside the hotel.

Director: Bradley Buecker | Stars: Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Wes Bentley

Votes: 2,388

14. Divorcing Jack (1998)

Not Rated | 110 min | Thriller, Comedy

6.7
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Black romantic comedy set around the troubled "peace process" and its effect on a cynical Belfast hack.

Director: David Caffrey | Stars: David Thewlis, Rachel Griffiths, Jason Isaacs, Laura Fraser

Votes: 1,918

15. Montenegro (1981)

R | 96 min | Drama, Comedy

6.7
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A bored wealthy housewife on the verge of insanity cuts loose with some lively Yugoslavian immigrants who delight in their bohemian lifestyle.

Director: Dusan Makavejev | Stars: Susan Anspach, Erland Josephson, Per Oscarsson, Marianne Jacobi

Votes: 1,781

16. Ned Kelly (1970)

GP | 100 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

5.0
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Based on a true story, Ned Kelly is unable to support his family in the Australian outback, he turns to stealing horses in order to make money. He gets more deeply drawn into the outlaw ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Mick Jagger, Clarissa Kaye-Mason, Mark McManus, Ken Goodlet

Votes: 1,023

17. Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me? (1971)

R | 108 min | Drama, Comedy

5.7
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Georgie Soloway, a pop hit love song writer who cannot love, himself, or others. He spends his days with various women flying his plane, and dropping in to the world around him.

Director: Ulu Grosbard | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Barbara Harris, Jack Warden, David Burns

Votes: 771

18. Payday (1973)

R | 103 min | Drama

7.1
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Maury Dann (Rip Torn, in one of his most memorable performances) is anot-so-nice country-Western singer. He ruthlessly manipulates every one around him to suit his selfish needs...he even ... See full summary »

Director: Daryl Duke | Stars: Rip Torn, Ahna Capri, Elayne Heilveil, Michael C. Gwynne

Votes: 665

19. Free to Be... You & Me (1974 TV Movie)

48 min | Animation, Family, Musical

8.1
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Directors: Bill Davis, Len Steckler, Fred Wolf | Stars: Marlo Thomas, Alan Alda, Harry Belafonte, Mel Brooks

Votes: 321

20. The 63rd Annual Academy Awards (1991 TV Special)

Family

6.5
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Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Billy Crystal, Danny Aiello, Ann-Margret, Anne Archer

Votes: 318

21. Little Treasure (1985)

R | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

5.1
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Desperate for a better life, a failed dancer turned stripper teams up with a hunky aimless bartender to find her late father's buried treasure.

Director: Alan Sharp | Stars: Margot Kidder, Ted Danson, Burt Lancaster, Joseph Hacker

Votes: 242

22. Detectorists (2014–2017)
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2014)

Not Rated | 28 min | Comedy

8.3
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Hospitalized after unearthing the UXB Terry decides to retire as club president, nominating a reluctant Andy to succeed him. Next day Andy and Sophie find a gold coin on Bishop's land and ... See full summary »

Director: Mackenzie Crook | Stars: Mackenzie Crook, Toby Jones, Gerard Horan, Pearce Quigley

Votes: 188

23. Absolutely Fabulous (1992–2012)
Episode: Donkey (2001)

TV-14 | 28 min | Comedy

7.9
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Eddy is worrying about her weight again, seeing herself as the 'donkey' of her social circle, a fact that her bitchy friends endorse, so she goes on a punishing diet-and-exercise regimen ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Spiers | Stars: Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, Jane Horrocks

Votes: 182

24. Johnny Cash in San Quentin (1969 TV Special)

60 min | Music

8.2
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A capture of Johnny Cash's famous concert at San Quentin prison, performed on 24 February 1969.

Director: Michael Darlow | Stars: June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash, Marshall Grant, W.S. Holland

Votes: 181

25. The Johnny Cash Show (1969–1971)

60 min | Music

8.6
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Johnny Cash and wife, June Carter Cash were hosts of this Country and Western themed variety show. Comedians Hope, Crosby, Minnie Pearl and others perform Skits. Musical acts as Diverse as Louis Armstrong to "The Monkees" perform.

Stars: Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, The Statler Brothers, The Tennessee Three

Votes: 149

26. Thieves (1977)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.6
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Dramedy of a native New York married couple who splits up in an attempt to rediscover their sanity.

Directors: John Berry, Alfred Viola | Stars: Marlo Thomas, Charles Grodin, Irwin Corey, Hector Elizondo

Votes: 101

27. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
Episode: Candice Bergen (1976)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.9
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Fozzie brings a string of deliveries to Kermit which results in some real lousy gags driving the poor frog crazy.

Director: Peter Harris | Stars: Candice Bergen, Frank Oz, Jim Henson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 101

28. Nostalgia Critic (2007– )
Episode: The Lorax (2014)

TV-14 | 26 min | Comedy

7.9
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Time to speak for the Seuss as the Critic reviews the horrible 2012 cash-in on the good doctor's book that was against corporate greed, but the movie chooses to embrace it. Nothing but ... See full summary »

Director: Doug Walker | Stars: Doug Walker, Malcolm Ray, Tamara Chambers, Rob Walker

Votes: 84

29. The Moving Finger (1963)

Not Rated | 81 min | Drama

4.6
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A rare beatnik artifact of the early 1960s, one of only a few such films made before the hippies took over Hollywood. Low budget and in b&w, it's set in Greenwich Village, with what seems ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Moyer | Stars: Lionel Stander, Barbara London, Art Smith, Wendy Barrie

Votes: 78

30. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
Episode: Loretta Lynn (1978)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.2
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With the regular theater being fumigated, Kermit and the gang have to stage the show at an active train station.

Director: Peter Harris | Stars: Loretta Lynn, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 75

31. Playboy After Dark (1969–1970)

60 min | Comedy, Music

7.1
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Hugh Hefner hosts a party at his home with celebrity guests.

Stars: Hugh Hefner, Chris Cranston, Nanci Roberts, Bill Cosby

Votes: 72

32. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
Episode: Marisa Berenson (1978)

TV-G | 24 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.1
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Miss Piggy casts herself and Kermit in a wedding sketch whose intentions might be less fictional than Kermit realizes.

Director: Philip Casson | Stars: Marisa Berenson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 69

33. Premio Donostia a Meryl Streep (2008 TV Special)

7.2
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Premio Donostia translates to The Donostia Award. It is an honorific award given every year to either one, two or several actors and occasionally to directors in the San Sebastián ... See full summary »

Director: Manuel Palacios | Stars: Liam Aiken, Alan Alda, Kevin Bacon, Pierce Brosnan

Votes: 61

34. A Concert: Behind Prison Walls (1977 TV Special)

Not Rated | 60 min | Music

7.3
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Johnny Cash, Linda Ronstadt and Roy Clark perform before an audience at the Tennesse State Prison.

Director: Dick Carson | Stars: Roy Clark, Linda Ronstadt, Johnny Cash, Foster Brooks

Votes: 47

35. The Giving Tree (1973)

G | 10 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.7
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A boy and a tree grow old together.

Director: Charlie Hayward | Star: Shel Silverstein

Votes: 45

36. The Benny Hill Show (1969–1989)
Episode: Holiday (1983)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.9
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Benny leads off with a musical number, "The Gay Caballero"; a parody of the TV travel series "Holiday" with Benny as host Cliff Michelmore; Rev. John McFudpucker (Benny) reads poems by ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Kirkland | Stars: Benny Hill, Henry McGee, Jackie Wright, Kathy Staff

Votes: 34

37. Cartoon (1967–1972)

Comedy

8.1
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Cartoons of Loriot.

Stars: Vicco von Bülow, Alexander Störk, Heinz Meier, Roswitha Roszak

Votes: 32

38. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )
Episode: Pharrell Williams/Priyanka Chopra/Loretta Lynn (2016)

TV-14 | 41 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

4.8
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Pharrell Williams (The Voice (2011)); Priyanka Chopra (Quantico (2015)). Also: Loretta Lynn performs.

Director: Dave Diomedi | Stars: Jimmy Fallon, Pharrell Williams, Priyanka Chopra, Loretta Lynn

Votes: 28

39. Johnny Cash i København (1971 TV Special)

56 min | Documentary, Music

8.1
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Johnny Cash and his musical family perform in a one-hour television special.

Stars: Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash, Anita Carter, Helen Carter

Votes: 27

40. The Most (1963)

28 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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A look at the life of Hugh Hefner, founder and editor-in-chief of Playboy magazine.

Directors: Richard Ballentine, Gordon Sheppard | Stars: Benny Dunn, Hugh Hefner, Victor Lownes, Cynthia Maddox

Votes: 11

41. Broken English: Three Songs by Marianne Faithfull (1979)

12 min | Short, Music

6.6
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Director: Derek Jarman | Stars: Marianne Faithfull, Adolf Hitler

Votes: 11

42. De boom die gaf (2002)

5 min | Short, Animation

8.0
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Director: Cliff Laureys | Star: Julien Put

Votes: 10

43. AM Northwest (1976– )

Talk-Show

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Long-running local talk show featuring stories from Portland, Oregon and surrounding communities.

Stars: Amy Sewell, Dave Anderson, Helen Raptis, M'chel Bauxal

Votes: 7

44. Completely Hooked (1992 Video)

46 min | Music

7.9
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A compilation of Dr. Hook music videos made between 1975 and 1985. Featuring three new live acoustic performances by Dennis Locorriere, recording at Oxford.

Stars: Dr. Hook, Dennis Locorriere, George Cummings, Rik Elswit

Votes: 7

45. Lafcadio: The Lion Who Shot Back (1978)

24 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.3
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Directors: Larry Moyer, Shel Silverstein | Star: Shel Silverstein

Votes: 7

46. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)
Episode: Episode dated 26 July 1963 (1963)

Comedy, Talk-Show

6.0
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Stars: Johnny Carson, Skitch Henderson, Ed McMahon, Oleg Cassini

Votes: 7

47. Marianne Faithfull: The Ballad of Lucy Jordan (1979 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

7.2
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Director: Derek Jarman | Star: Marianne Faithfull

Votes: 6

48. Todd's Pop Song Reviews (2009– )
Episode: Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 1976 (2011)

Documentary, Comedy, Music

8.2
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Director: Todd Nathanson | Star: Todd Nathanson

Votes: 6

49. Spotlight (1968–1978)

Music

7.6
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'Spotlight' was a monthly TV show for teenagers on channel ORF 1 (Österreichischer Rundfunk) coo-production with Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SRG). This music series focused on music ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Rapp, Wilfried Scheutz, Acid, Georg Danzer

Votes: 5

50. Cartoon (1967–1972)
Episode: Episode #2.1 (1968)

43 min | Comedy

7.8
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#2.1.

Director: Peter Kleinknecht | Stars: Vicco von Bülow, Alexander Störk, André François, Shel Silverstein

Votes: 5



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