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1. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.7
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Harry Shearer, Julie Kavner

Votes: 337,392

2. Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (2013–2018)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

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Anthony Bourdain visits countries, delving into their political issues as well as indigenous food and culture.

Stars: Anthony Bourdain, Tom Vitale, David Scott Holloway, Eric Ripert

Votes: 3,979

3. Apropos Film (1967–2002)

45 min | Documentary

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Speaking of film was a movie show that was produced by ORF.

Stars: Dietmar Schönherr, Helmut Dimko, Peter Hajek, Peter Kubelka

Votes: 5

4. Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (2013–2018)
Episode: Lower East Side (2018)

TV-14 | 57 min | Documentary

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Bourdain takes a personal journey through this formerly bohemian New York City neighborhood, as he meets, shares meals and reflects with music, film and art trailblazers.

Director: Michael Steed | Stars: Anthony Bourdain, Joe Coleman, Fab 5 Freddy, Danny Fields

Votes: 35

5. Space Ghost Coast to Coast (1993–2008)
Episode: Rio Ghosto (1998)

Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

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Space Ghost writes a screenplay and interviews guests Ben Stiller, Kevin Smith, and Jim Jarmusch as potential candidates to direct his movie. In the end, Space Ghost decides to direct the movie himself.

Stars: C. Martin Croker, Jim Jarmusch, George Lowe, Kevin Smith

Votes: 21

6. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

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Wide-ranging arts program.

Stars: Gavin Millar, Kenneth Tynan, John Walters, Paul McCartney

Votes: 154

7. Fishing with John (1991)

Not Rated | 152 min | Documentary, Comedy, Sport

8.1
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Musician John Lurie knows nothing about fishing, but that doesn't stop him from embarking on fishing in exotic locations with friends.

Stars: John Lurie, Willem Dafoe, Nik Tyler, Robb Webb

Votes: 1,257

8. Talking Heads: Storytelling Giant (1988 Video)

52 min | Music

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Storytelling Giant was a 1988 compilation of ten music videos produced by Talking Heads during the 1980s. The videos are linked by apparently real people (not actors) telling stories from ... See full summary »

Directors: Ted Bafaloukos, Toni Basil, Jim Blashfield, David Byrne, Jim Jarmusch, Stephen R. Johnson, Melvin Sokolsky | Stars: David Byrne, Talking Heads, Tina Weymouth

Votes: 50

9. Who Is Alejandro Chomski? (2002)

Documentary

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Director: Santiago García Isles | Stars: Jim Jarmusch, Emir Kusturica, Andrés Fogwill, Fernando Ulloa

Votes: 41

10. Sling Blade (1996)

R | 135 min | Drama

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84 Metascore

Karl Childers, a simple man hospitalized since his childhood murder of his mother and her lover, is released to start a new life in a small town.

Director: Billy Bob Thornton | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh, John Ritter

Votes: 82,201 | Gross: $24.48M

11. Bored to Death (2009–2011)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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A well-meaning but struggling writer decides to lead a sort of double life by pretending to be a private detective using the methods he read about in old detective novels.

Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianakis, Ted Danson, Heather Burns

Votes: 30,270

12. Space Ghost Coast to Coast (1993–2008)

15 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

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Space Ghost in his 40s is no longer a superhero, and now he even goes by his real name Tad Ghostal. However, to remain in the spot-light he has started his own late-night talk show filmed ... See full summary »

Stars: George Lowe, C. Martin Croker, Andy Merrill, Dave Willis

Votes: 5,472

13. Tom Waits: I Don't Wanna Grow Up (1992 Video)

3 min | Short, Music

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Director: Jim Jarmusch | Star: Tom Waits

Votes: 47

14. Stranger Than Paradise (1983)

30 min | Short

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Director: Jim Jarmusch

Votes: 552

15. The Typewriter, the Rifle & the Movie Camera (1996)

55 min | Documentary, Biography

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In a documentary about Samuel Fuller, the spectator gets different impressions about the Hollywood director and his films. The film is divided into the three sections: The Typewriter, the ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Simon | Stars: Samuel Fuller, Tim Robbins, Jim Jarmusch, Martin Scorsese

Votes: 319

16. Sodankylä Forever (2010– )
Episode: Ensimmäisen elokuvamuiston kaiho (2010)

59 min | Documentary

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Director: Peter von Bagh | Stars: Peter von Bagh, Jean-Marie Sénia, Maud Linder, Jean Dréville

Votes: 9

17. Night on Earth (1991)

R | 129 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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68 Metascore

An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Lisanne Falk, Alan Randolph Scott

Votes: 50,608 | Gross: $2.02M

18. Down by Law (1986)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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75 Metascore

Two innocent people are arrested. An interesting third person, with broken English, joins them in their cell. On his idea, they decide to escape from the prison. Their journey is the rest of the movie.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi

Votes: 43,950 | Gross: $1.44M

19. Coffee and Cigarettes III (1993)

12 min | Short, Comedy

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This shortcut repeats the structure of Coffee and Cigarettes. This time, Iggy Pop and Tom Waits meet in a bar. But, again, we don't know why they agreed to do that in the first place, ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Iggy Pop, Tom Waits

Votes: 2,320

20. American Dream (1990)

PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary

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Chronicles the six-month strike at Hormel in Austin, Minnesota, in 1985-86. The local union, P-9 of the Food and Commercial Workers, overwhelmingly rejects a contract offer with a $2/hour ... See full summary »

Directors: Barbara Kopple, Cathy Caplan, Thomas Haneke, Lawrence Silk | Stars: Jesse Jackson, Juan Munoz, Ray Rogers

Votes: 685 | Gross: $0.27M

21. Burning Down the House: The Story of CBGB (2009)

Documentary

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An East Village performance space fought against the Bowery homeless shelter who threatened to shut them down. Some of the most iconic figures in music have performed here.

Director: Mandy Stein | Stars: Dicky Barrett, Michael Bloomberg, Clem Burke, David Byrne

Votes: 41

22. R.I.P., Rest in Pieces (1997)

Documentary, Biography, War

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Director: Robert-Adrian Pejo | Stars: Hasil Adkins, Bill Coleman, Joe Coleman, Manuel De Landa

Votes: 127

23. We're Outta Here! (1997 Video)

150 min | Documentary

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Director: Kevin Kerslake | Stars: Karen Kristal, Johnny Ramone, Joey Ramone, Richard Hell

Votes: 104

24. Independent Lens (1999– )
Episode: Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005)

R | 109 min | Documentary

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82 Metascore

Corporate audio and videotapes tell the inside story of the scandal involving one company's manipulation of California's energy supply and its, and how its executives wrung a billion dollars out of the resulting crisis.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Kenneth Lay, Peter Coyote, John Beard, Barbara Boxer

Votes: 4,510 | Gross: $4.06M

25. Clerks (1994)

R | 92 min | Comedy

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70 Metascore

A day in the lives of two convenience clerks named Dante and Randal as they annoy customers, discuss movies, and play hockey on the store roof.

Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Marilyn Ghigliotti, Lisa Spoonauer

Votes: 202,696 | Gross: $3.15M

26. Park Bench with Steve Buscemi (2014– )

Comedy, Talk-Show

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Steve Buscemi interviews fellow celebrities on a park bench.

Stars: Steve Buscemi, Gino Orlando, Michael Buscemi, Anthony Laciura

Votes: 52

27. Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004 TV Movie)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.7
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85 Metascore

A documentary on the Z Channel, one of the first pay cable stations in the US, and its programming chief, Jerry Harvey. Debuting in 1974, the LA-based channel's eclectic slate of movies ... See full summary »

Director: Xan Cassavetes | Stars: Robert Altman, Vera Carlisle Anderson, C.L. Batten, Jacqueline Bisset

Votes: 1,236

28. Divine Trash (1998)

97 min | Documentary

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The life and times of Baltimore film maker and midnight movie pioneer, John Waters. Intercut with a 1972 interview of Waters are clips from his first films and recent interviews with his ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Yeager | Stars: John Waters, Pat Waters, John Waters Sr., Steve Buscemi

Votes: 975 | Gross: $0.04M

29. Genau (2011)

Comedy, Drama, Thriller

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After a rough breakup, Stewart goes on an adventure, arriving at an inexplicable crossroads between himself and the character he is portraying.

Director: Alexis del Banco | Stars: Alexis del Banco, Sebastian Beacon, Will Blomker, Sanam Erfani

Votes: 6

30. Bored to Death (2009–2011)
Episode: The Case of the Missing Screenplay (2009)

TV-MA | 27 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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At a New York film-society party, George introduces Jonathan to filmmaker Jim Jarmusch, a fan of Jonathan's first book, who is interested in having him rewrite a screenplay. Later, after ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Lehmann | Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianakis, Ted Danson, Heather Burns

Votes: 338

31. Dead Man (1995)

R | 121 min | Drama, Fantasy, Western

7.6
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62 Metascore

On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange Native American man named Nobody who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Crispin Glover, Lance Henriksen

Votes: 84,488 | Gross: $1.04M

32. Stranger Than Paradise (1984)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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86 Metascore

A New Yorker's life is thrown into a tailspin when his younger cousin surprise visits him, starting a strange, unpredictable adventure.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: John Lurie, Eszter Balint, Richard Edson, Cecillia Stark

Votes: 31,451 | Gross: $2.44M

33. Mystery Train (1989)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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80 Metascore

Three stories are connected by a Memphis hotel and the spirit of Elvis Presley.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Masatoshi Nagase, Yûki Kudô, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Cinqué Lee

Votes: 23,124 | Gross: $0.37M

34. Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005)

R | 110 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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A documentary about the Enron corporation, its faulty and corrupt business practices, and how they led to its fall.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: John Beard, Tim Belden, Barbara Boxer, George W. Bush

Votes: 15,461

35. Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (2007)

Unrated | 124 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.6
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79 Metascore

As the front man of the Clash from 1977 onwards, Joe Strummer changed people's lives forever. Four years after his death, his influence reaches out around the world, more strongly now than ... See full summary »

Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Joe Strummer, Steve Jones, Mick Jones, Brigitte Bardot

Votes: 3,518 | Gross: $0.25M

36. Reel Injun (2009)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Western

7.6
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63 Metascore

The history of the depiction of Native Americans in Hollywood films.

Directors: Neil Diamond, Catherine Bainbridge, Jeremiah Hayes | Stars: Adam Beach, Chris Eyre, Russell Means, John Trudell

Votes: 1,260

37. Screamin' Jay Hawkins: I Put a Spell on Me (2001)

102 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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Portrait of an important American musician through the testimonies of fellow musicians and people from his environment, but also through archival material and documents from various stages of his life and career.

Director: Nik Triantafyllidis | Stars: Frank Ash, Arthur Brown, Eric Burdon, Bo Diddley

Votes: 167

38. Neil Young: Dead Man (1996 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

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Director: Jim Jarmusch | Star: Johnny Depp

Votes: 28

39. In Bad Taste (2000 TV Special)

100 min | Documentary

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A documentary on the career of film maker John Waters. Featuring interviews with actors and fellow film-makers. The life and death of actor, Divine is also discussed.

Director: Steve Yeager | Stars: John Waters, Susan Lowe, Jean Hill, Bob Adams

Votes: 116

40. Arena (1975– )
Episode: Burroughs (1983)

Unrated | 86 min | Documentary

7.6
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Documentary on the life of William S. Burroughs.

Director: Howard Brookner | Stars: William S. Burroughs Jr., Mortimer Burroughs, William S. Burroughs, Jackie Curtis

Votes: 128

41. Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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67 Metascore

An African-American Mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Henry Silva, John Tormey, Cliff Gorman

Votes: 79,983 | Gross: $3.31M

42. Cannes Film Festival (1970– )

News

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Stars: Pedro Almodóvar, Edouard Baer, Kristin Scott Thomas, Isabelle Huppert

Votes: 31

43. Punk: Attitude (2005)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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A documentary on the music, performers, attitude and distinctive look that made up punk rock.

Director: Don Letts | Stars: K.K. Barrett, Roberta Bayley, Jello Biafra, Glenn Branca

Votes: 1,469

44. Living the Light - Robby Müller (2018)

86 min | Documentary

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DoP Robby Müller has inspired generations with his ground-breaking camerawork. Director Claire Pijman had access to his personal archive to create an extraordinary film essay that intertwines archival material with excerpts of his oeuvre.

Director: Claire Pijman | Stars: Robby Müller, Wim Wenders, Jim Jarmusch, Lars von Trier

Votes: 97

45. Rockets Redglare! (2003)

89 min | Documentary

7.5
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27 Metascore

Documentary on Rockets Redglare (aka Michael Morra), a colorful figure on the New York City art scene up until his death in 2001. In his life, Redglare was the bodyguard/drug dealer to Sid ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Fernandez de la Reguera | Stars: Gary Ray, Rockets Redglare, Willem Dafoe, Matt Dillon

Votes: 72

46. Lee Marvin: A Personal Portrait by John Boorman (1998 TV Movie)

55 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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Director: John Boorman | Stars: John Boorman, Lee Marvin, Robert Filkosky, William Hurt

Votes: 79

47. Pop Odyssee 2 - House of the Rising Punk (1998 TV Special)

119 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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The House Of The Rising Punk is a documentary film made by director Christoph Dreher. The film was originally released for German television in 1998 and stars amongst others Lenny Kaye, ... See full summary »

Director: Christoph Dreher | Stars: Richard Hell, Jim Jarmusch, Lenny Kaye, Patti Smith

Votes: 48

48. Sodankylä Forever (2010– )

270 min | Documentary

7.5
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Sodankyla film festival started at 1986 and was created by Finnish directors Anssi Manttari, Aki and Mika Kaurismaki, along with Peter Von Bagh.

Sodankyla Forever is a great documentary ... See full synopsis »

Stars: Peter von Bagh, Robert Parrish, Roy Ward Baker, Víctor Erice

Votes: 69

49. V.I.P. (1998–2002)
Episode: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Val (2001)

Action, Comedy, Crime

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Johhny is delighted that Hollywood director Jeremy Harmetz has casted him for a low-budget action movie as martial arts actor/stuntman. But the media exposure also discloses his survival to... See full summary »

Director: Nelson McCormick | Stars: Pamela Anderson, Molly Culver, Shaun Baker, Natalie Raitano

Votes: 8

50. Paterson (2016)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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90 Metascore

A quiet observation of the triumphs and defeats of daily life, along with the poetry evident in its smallest details.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani, Nellie, Rizwan Manji

Votes: 56,618 | Gross: $2.14M



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