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1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

PG | 152 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

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64 Metascore

Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Writers: J.K. Rowling, Steve Kloves | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Richard Harris, Maggie Smith

2. The Croods (2013)

PG | 98 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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55 Metascore

After their cave is destroyed, a caveman family must trek through an unfamiliar fantastical world with the help of an inventive boy.

Writers: Chris Sanders, Kirk De Micco, John Cleese | Directors: Kirk De Micco, Chris Sanders | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone, Catherine Keener

3. Entourage (2004–2011)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent.

Creator: Doug Ellin | Stars: Kevin Connolly, Adrian Grenier, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara

4. Planes (2013)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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39 Metascore

A cropdusting plane with a fear of heights lives his dream of competing in a famous around-the-world aerial race.

Writers: John Lasseter, Klay Hall, Jeffrey M. Howard | Director: Klay Hall | Stars: Carlos Alazraqui, Dane Cook, Stacy Keach, Brad Garrett

5. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-PG | 90 min | Comedy, Music | Active

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The classic late night live sketch comedy show.

Creator: Lorne Michaels | Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Seth Meyers

6. Shrek 2 (2004)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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75 Metascore

Princess Fiona's parents invite her and Shrek to dinner to celebrate her marriage. If only they knew the newlyweds were both ogres.

Writers: William Steig, Andrew Adamson, Joe Stillman, J. David Stem, David N. Weiss, Cody Cameron, Walt Dohrn, Chris Miller, David P. Smith, Conrad Vernon | Directors: Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury, Conrad Vernon | Stars: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Julie Andrews

7. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

PG | 161 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.3
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63 Metascore

Harry ignores warnings not to return to Hogwarts, only to find the school plagued by a series of mysterious attacks and a strange voice haunting him.

Writers: J.K. Rowling, Steve Kloves | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Richard Harris

8. Cheers (1982–1993)

TV-PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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The regulars of the Boston bar Cheers share their experiences and lives with each other while drinking or working at the bar where everybody knows your name.

Creators: James Burrows, Glen Charles, Les Charles | Stars: Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger, George Wendt

9. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.6
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Time and Space traveling adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord only known as the Doctor and his companions, traveling through time and space.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

10. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

8.4
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90 Metascore

King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles.

Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Michael Palin | Directors: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

11. Will & Grace (1998–2006)

TV-14 | 23 min | Comedy

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Will and Grace live together in an apartment in New York. He's a gay lawyer, she's a straight interior designer.

Creators: David Kohan, Max Mutchnick | Stars: Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Megan Mullally, Sean Hayes

12. The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.5
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40 Metascore

A remake of the 1951 classic sci-fi film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth.

Writers: David Scarpa, Edmund H. North | Director: Scott Derrickson | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates, Jaden Smith

13. Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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67 Metascore

An IRS auditor suddenly finds himself the subject of narration only he can hear: narration that begins to affect his entire life, from his work, to his love-interest, to his death.

Writer: Zach Helm | Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Will Ferrell, Emma Thompson, Dustin Hoffman, Queen Latifah

14. Die Another Day (2002)

PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.1
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56 Metascore

James Bond is sent to investigate the connection between a North Korean terrorist and a diamond mogul who is funding the development of an international space weapon.

Writers: Ian Fleming, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade | Director: Lee Tamahori | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Halle Berry, Rosamund Pike, Toby Stephens

15. Shrek Forever After (2010)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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58 Metascore

Rumpelstiltskin tricks a mid-life crisis burdened Shrek into allowing himself to be erased from existence and cast in a dark alternate timeline where Rumpel rules supreme.

Writers: William Steig, Josh Klausner, Darren Lemke | Director: Mike Mitchell | Stars: Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Antonio Banderas

16. 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996–2001)

60 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.8
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A group of aliens are sent to Earth, disguised as a human family, to experience and report life on the 3rd planet from the sun.

Creators: Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner | Stars: John Lithgow, Jane Curtin, Kristen Johnston, French Stewart

17. Time Bandits (1981)

PG | 110 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

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A young boy accidently joins a band of dwarves as they jump from time-period to time-period looking for treasure to steal.

Writers: Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Sean Connery, Shelley Duvall, John Cleese, Katherine Helmond

18. Life of Brian (1979)

R | 94 min | Comedy

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75 Metascore

Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.

Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin | Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam

19. Shrek the Third (2007)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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58 Metascore

When his new father-in-law, King Harold falls ill, Shrek is looked at as the heir to the land of Far, Far Away. Not one to give up his beloved swamp, Shrek recruits his friends Donkey and Puss in Boots to install the rebellious Artie as the new king. Princess Fiona, however, rallies a band of royal girlfriends to fend off a coup d'etat by the jilted Prince Charming.

Writers: William Steig, Andrew Adamson, Jeffrey Price, Peter S. Seaman, Chris Miller, Aron Warner | Directors: Chris Miller, Raman Hui | Stars: Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Antonio Banderas

20. Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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48 Metascore

The Angels investigate a series of murders that occur after the theft of a witness protection profile database.

Writers: Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts, John August, Cormac Wibberley, Marianne Wibberley | Director: McG | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu, Cameron Diaz, Bernie Mac

21. The World Is Not Enough (1999)

PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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59 Metascore

James Bond uncovers a nuclear plot when he protects an oil heiress from her former kidnapper, an international terrorist who can't feel pain.

Writers: Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Bruce Feirstein | Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Sophie Marceau, Robert Carlyle, Denise Richards

22. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

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The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.

Stars: Paul Shaffer, David Letterman, Alan Kalter, Biff Henderson

23. Rat Race (2001)

PG-13 | 112 min | Adventure, Comedy

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52 Metascore

A Las Vegas casino magnate, determined to find a new avenue for wagering, sets up a race for money.

Writer: Andy Breckman | Director: Jerry Zucker | Stars: Breckin Meyer, Amy Smart, Whoopi Goldberg, Vince Vieluf

24. The Avengers (1961–1969)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentricly suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

25. George of the Jungle (1997)

PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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53 Metascore

George grows up in the jungle raised by apes. Based on the Cartoon series.

Writers: Jay Ward, Dana Olsen, Audrey Wells | Director: Sam Weisman | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Leslie Mann, Thomas Haden Church, Richard Roundtree

26. Frankenstein (1994)

R | 123 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

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When Victor Frankenstein rejects the artificial man he just created, the monster escapes and later swears revenge.

Writers: Mary Shelley, Steph Lady, Frank Darabont | Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Robert De Niro, Kenneth Branagh, Helena Bonham Carter, Tom Hulce

27. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime

7.6
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80 Metascore

In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot.

Writers: John Cleese, Charles Crichton | Directors: Charles Crichton, John Cleese | Stars: John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Michael Palin

28. MADtv (1995–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy

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Late night sketch-comedy show based on the humor of MAD magazine. Material includes impersonations, fake commercials, mock movie trailers, and even Spy vs. Spy segments. Competes against ... See full summary »

Creators: Fax Bahr, Adam Small | Stars: Michael McDonald, Debra Wilson, Aries Spears, Bobby Lee

29. The Jungle Book (1994)

PG | 111 min | Adventure, Romance

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An adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of Mowgli the jungle boy who is raised by wolves after being lost when a tiger attacked an encampment and killed his father. Years later he ... See full summary »

Writers: Rudyard Kipling, Ron Yanover, Mark Geldman, Stephen Sommers, Ronald Yanover | Director: Stephen Sommers | Stars: Jason Scott Lee, Cary Elwes, Lena Headey, Sam Neill

30. The Swan Princess (1994)

G | 90 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

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A power hungry sorcerer transforms a princess into a swan by day in this tale of everlasting love.

Writers: Richard Rich, Brian Nissen | Director: Richard Rich | Stars: Jack Palance, Howard McGillin, Michelle Nicastro, Liz Callaway

31. Whitney (2011–2013)

30 min | Comedy | Active

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Sarcastic comedienne Whitney Cummings was the creator, executive producer, and star of this equally sarcastic but surprisingly sweet and funny situation comedy... See full synopsis »

Creator: Whitney Cummings | Stars: Whitney Cummings, Chris D'Elia, Rhea Seehorn, Zoe Lister Jones

32. Silverado (1985)

PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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64 Metascore

A misfit bunch of friends come together to right the injustices which exist in a small town.

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, Mark Kasdan | Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Kevin Kline, Scott Glenn, Kevin Costner, Danny Glover

33. Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

PG | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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49 Metascore

A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief, and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.

Writers: Jules Verne, David N. Titcher, David Benullo, David Andrew Goldstein | Director: Frank Coraci | Stars: Jackie Chan, Steve Coogan, Jim Broadbent, Kathy Bates

34. Charlotte's Web (2006)

G | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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68 Metascore

Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.

Writers: Susannah Grant, Karey Kirkpatrick, Earl Hamner Jr., E.B. White | Director: Gary Winick | Stars: Dakota Fanning, Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Steve Buscemi

35. Winnie the Pooh (2011)

G | 63 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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74 Metascore

Eeyore has lost his tail, and Winnie the Pooh and his friends hold a contest to get him a new one.

Writers: Stephen J. Anderson, Clio Chiang, Don Dougherty, Don Hall, Kendelle Hoyer, Brian Kesinger, Nicole Mitchell, Jeremy Spears, A.A. Milne, Ernest Shepard, Paul Briggs, Chris Ure | Directors: Stephen J. Anderson, Don Hall | Stars: Jim Cummings, Craig Ferguson, John Cleese, Bud Luckey

36. The Big Year (2011)

PG | 100 min | Comedy

6.2
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53 Metascore

Two bird enthusiasts try to defeat the cocky, cutthroat world record holder in a year-long bird-spotting competition.

Writers: Howard Franklin, Mark Obmascik | Director: David Frankel | Stars: Owen Wilson, Jack Black, Steve Martin, John Cleese

37. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996– )

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

8.9
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America's top fake news show.

Creators: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg | Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

38. Fawlty Towers (1975–1979)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

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Hotel owner Basil Fawlty's incompetence, short fuse, and arrogance form a combination that ensures accidents and trouble are never far away.

Stars: John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Connie Booth

39. Elder Scrolls Online (2014 Video Game)

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The Ruby Throne lies empty. In the wake of this, unlikely and fragile alliances are made between races as they fight to control the throne. In the midst of this a much more dangerous threat emerges that threatens to engulf all of Tamriel.

Writers: Zach Bush, Rob Chestney, Rebecca Harwick, Wynne McLaughlin, Tracy Seamster, Bill Slavicsek, Michael Zenke | Directors: Margaret Tang, René Veilleux | Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Bill Nighy, Peter Stormare, Michael Gambon

40. Igor (2008)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.1
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40 Metascore

Animated fable about a cliché hunchbacked evil scientist's assistant who aspires to become a scientist himself, much to the displeasure of the rest of the evil science community.

Writers: Chris McKenna, John Hoffman, Anthony Leondis, Dimitri Toscas | Director: Anthony Leondis | Stars: John Cusack, Molly Shannon, Steve Buscemi, Myleene Klass

41. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

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Kermit the Frog and his friends struggle to put on a weekly variety show.

Creator: Jim Henson | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz

42. Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

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Three old men from Yorkshire who have never grown up face the trials of their fellow town citizens and everyday life and stay young by reminiscing about the days of their youth and attempting feats not common to the elderly.

Creator: Roy Clarke | Stars: Peter Sallis, Jane Freeman, Kathy Staff, Robert Fyfe

43. The Meaning of Life (1983)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Musical

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The comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way.

Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin | Directors: Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam | Stars: John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones

44. Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.8
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Jimmy Kimmel interviews celebrities.

Creator: Jimmy Kimmel | Stars: Jimmy Kimmel, Cleto Escobedo III, Dicky Barrett, Guillermo Rodriguez

45. Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

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Comedian Jimmy Fallon hosts a late-night talk show.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, Bashir Salahuddin

46. Planet 51 (2009)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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39 Metascore

American astronaut Captain Charles "Chuck" Baker lands on Planet 51 thinking he's the first person to step foot on it. To his surprise, he finds that this planet is inhabited by little green people who are happily living in a white picket fence world, and whose only fear is that it will be overrun by alien invaders...like Chuck!

Writers: Javier Abad, Jorge Blanco, Marcos Martínez, Ignacio Pérez Dolset, Joe Stillman | Directors: Jorge Blanco, Javier Abad, Marcos Martínez | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Jessica Biel, John Cleese

47. Absolutely Anything (2015)

Comedy, Sci-Fi | Filming

A teacher experiences a series of mishaps after discovering he has magical powers.

Writers: Gavin Scott, Terry Jones | Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Robin Williams, Simon Pegg, Joanna Lumley

48. The Pink Panther 2 (2009)

PG | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

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36 Metascore

Insp. Jacques Clouseau teams up with a squad of International detectives who are just as bumbling as he is. Their mission: Stop a globe-trotting thief who specializes in stealing historical artifacts.

Writers: Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber, Steve Martin, Maurice Richlin, Blake Edwards | Director: Harald Zwart | Stars: Steve Martin, Jean Reno, Emily Mortimer, Andy Garcia

49. Erik the Viking (1989)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy

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Erik the Viking and his men travel across the sea to find Valhalla to ask the gods to end the Age of Ragnarok.

Writer: Terry Jones | Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Tim Robbins, John Cleese, Mickey Rooney, Eartha Kitt

50. The Magic Christian (1969)

M | 92 min | Comedy

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Sir Guy Grand, the richest man in the world, adopts a homeless boy, Youngman. Together, they set out to prove that anyone--and anything--can be bought with money.

Writers: Terry Southern, Joseph McGrath, Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Peter Sellers | Director: Joseph McGrath | Stars: Peter Sellers, Ringo Starr, Isabel Jeans, Caroline Blakiston