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1. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

9.5
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A family tragedy prompts a man to return home, only to find it overrun by crime and corruption, which he must regain control of the streets before it gets even worse.

Directors: Dan Houser, Navid Khonsari | Stars: Young Maylay, Faizon Love, Yolanda Whittaker, Clifton Powell

Votes: 25,829

2. Eating You Alive (2016)

Documentary

9.4
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How and why what we eat is the cause of the chronic diseases that are killing us, and changing what we eat can save our lives one bite at a time.

Director: Paul David Kennamer Jr. | Stars: Suzy Amis, Neal Barnard, James Cameron, T. Colin Campbell

Votes: 15

3. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2015)
Episode: Final Show (2014)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

9.4
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Craig concludes his late night series with guest Jay Leno.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Jay Leno, Drew Carey, Marion Cotillard

Votes: 52

4. The Start of Dreams (2010)

82 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

9.3
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An award-winning stage director uses his influence to expose teenagers to the art of theatre through an intense Broadway monologue competition.

Director: Horne Brothers | Stars: Cherise Boothe, Bronner Brothers, Chris Chalk, Anthony Chisholm

Votes: 7

5. The War (2007– )

TV-14 | 124 min | Documentary, War

9.1
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A seven-part series focusing on the many ways in which the Second World War impacted the lives of American families.

Stars: Keith David, Katharine Phillips, Tom Hanks, Paul Fussell

Votes: 2,814

6. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013– )
Episode: Beginning of the End (2014)

TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

9.1
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Dark secrets are revealed as Coulson and his team put everything on the line to stop Garrett and the forces of HYDRA.

Director: David Straiton | Stars: Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton, Chloe Bennet

Votes: 2,873

7. Troldspejlet (1989– )

25 min

9.0
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Jakob Stegelmann reviews upcoming movies, video and dvd releases, video games, comic books, and role playing games.

Stars: Jakob Stegelmann, Christopher Hedegaard Andersen, Jens Olesen, Sonny Lahey

Votes: 259

8. Variety Studio: Actors on Actors (2014– )
Episode: Actors on Actors (2015)

Talk-Show

9.0
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Director: Rob Schroeder | Stars: Elizabeth Banks, Cate Blanchett, Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston

Votes: 5

9. Pulp Fiction (1994)

R | 154 min | Crime, Drama

8.9
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94 Metascore

The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis

Votes: 1,392,321 | Gross: $107.93M

10. Goodfellas (1990)

R | 146 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.7
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89 Metascore

Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco

Votes: 766,936 | Gross: $46.84M

11. The Daily Show (1996– )

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

8.7
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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, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

Votes: 36,007

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 careers.

Stars: James Lipton, Bradley Cooper, Ellen Burstyn, Arthur Penn

Votes: 4,271

13. Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis (2008– )

4 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.7
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Zach Galifinakas comically interviews various celebrites between two ferns.

Stars: Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm, Bradley Cooper, Misty Monroe

Votes: 3,258

14. Siskel & Ebert (1986–2010)

30 min | Talk-Show

8.7
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Chicago critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert rate new movies with a thumbs up, or a thumbs down.

Stars: Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel, Richard Roeper, Michael Phillips

Votes: 1,295

15. The War (2007– )
Episode: Pride of Our Nation: June 1944 - August 1944 (2007)

TV-14 | 137 min | Documentary, War

8.7
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On June 6, 1944, D-Day, 1.5 million Allied troops take part in the greatest invasion in history, but then bog down in the Norman hedgerows for weeks. Saipan proves the costliest Pacific ... See full summary »

Directors: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick | Stars: Keith David, Quentin Aanenson, Joseph Vaghi, Paul Fussell

Votes: 73

16. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)

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

8.6
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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: 32,351

17. Waking in Mississippi (1998)

60 min | Documentary, History

8.6
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Waking in Mississippi explores the power of the national media to, surprisingly, mitigate long held animosities resulting from a legacy of slavery and Jim Crow. The irony of Hollywood ... See full summary »

Directors: Christie Herring, Andre Alexis Robinson | Stars: Sandra Bullock, John Grisham, Samuel L. Jackson, Matthew McConaughey

Votes: 7

18. The Boondocks (2005– )
Episode: A Date with the Health Inspector (2005)

TV-MA | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.6
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When Tom is wrongfully accused for murder, Huey and Riley enlist the help of Ed III and his friend, Gin Rummy to find the real killer.

Directors: Joe Horne, Lesean Thomas | Stars: Regina King, John Witherspoon, Cedric Yarbrough, Gary Anthony Williams

Votes: 227

19. Black Dynamite (2011– )
Episode: Black Jaws or Finger Lickin' Chicken of the Sea (2014)

TV-MA | 23 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.6
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A soul-food-eating contest gets everyone in the Black Com-munity down to the summer's biggest beach party. But the party's already jumped the shark when a giant shark jumps out and starts eating people!

Directors: Carl Jones, Lesean Thomas | Stars: Michael Jai White, Byron Minns, Kym Whitley, Tommy Davidson

Votes: 14

20. The War (2007– )
Episode: The Ghost Front: December 1944 - March 1945 (2007)

TV-14 | 118 min | Documentary, War

8.6
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Americans are shocked by Hitler's massive counterattack in the Ardennes Forest--but by mid March, 1945, they are across the Rhine, while the Russians are 50 miles from Berlin. In the ... See full summary »

Directors: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick | Stars: Keith David, Ray Leopold, Paul Fussell, Burnett Miller

Votes: 65

21. Bill Nye, the Science Guy (1993–1998)

TV-Y | 30 min | Documentary, Comedy, Family

8.5
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Scientist/comedian Bill Nye explores various aspects of science for young viewers.

Stars: Bill Nye, Pat Cashman, Jaffar Smith, Rachel Glenn

Votes: 4,745

22. I'll Fly Away (1991–1993)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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Forrest Bedford is a Southern lawyer in the late 1950s, generally content with his privileged life. But the winds of change are blowing, and he becomes increasingly involved with civil ... See full summary »

Stars: Sam Waterston, Regina Taylor, Jeremy London, Ashlee Levitch

Votes: 597

23. Jazz (2001– )

114 min | Documentary, History, Music

8.5
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A survey of the musical form's history and major talents.

Stars: Keith David, Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, Duke Ellington

Votes: 1,424

24. Caiga quien caiga - CQC (1995– )

90 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.5
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"Caiga Quien Caiga" is a weekly news roundup that takes a humorous and ironic approach to reporting current affairs, show business and sports. A program that laughs at reality and takes ... See full summary »

Stars: Gonzalo Rodríguez, Juan Di Natale, Guillermo Lopez, Diego Iglesias

Votes: 235

25. Django Unchained (2012)

R | 165 min | Drama, Western

8.4
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81 Metascore

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington

Votes: 1,016,351 | Gross: $162.80M

26. The Boondocks (2005– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.4
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Based on the comic strip, Huey and Riley move away from the city and out to the suburbs with their irascible grandfather. Biting socio-political commentary ensues.

Stars: Regina King, John Witherspoon, Gary Anthony Williams, Cedric Yarbrough

Votes: 22,129

27. Extras (2005–2007)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Andy Millman is an actor with ambition and a script. Reduced to working as an extra with a useless agent, Andy's attempts to boost his career invariably end in failure and embarrassment.

Stars: Ricky Gervais, Ashley Jensen, Stephen Merchant, Shaun Williamson

Votes: 42,651

28. American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

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

Votes: 985

29. Samuel L. Jackson: An American Cinematheque Tribute (2008 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

8.4
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Director: Michael Dempsey | Stars: Chris Bartlett, Nicolas Cage, Diane Cardea, Vin Diesel

Votes: 11

30. Tinseltown TV (2002– )

60 min | Music, News

8.4
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Five camera crews are in action all week bringing audiences the best in film premieres, behind the scenes exclusives, music events, fashion shows and celebrity parties across the globe.

Stars: Matt Damon, Clint Eastwood, Eddie Griffin, Jennifer Love Hewitt

Votes: 886

31. 2009 ESPY Awards (2009 TV Special)

TV-PG | 120 min | Sport

8.4
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Director: Doug Holmes | Stars: Fred Cross, Mark Gagliardi, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Mantegna

Votes: 5

32. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )
Episode: Episode #8.15 (2002)

Talk-Show

8.4
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Interviewee: Samuel L. Jackson

Stars: James Lipton, Samuel L. Jackson

Votes: 14

33. The Boondocks (2005– )
Episode: It's Goin' Down (2010)

TV-MA | 23 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.4
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Legendary anti-terrorist agent Jack Flowers becomes suspicious of Huey when Ed Wuncler III and Gin Rummy plot a terrorist attack in Woodcrest.

Directors: Sung-hoon Kim, Jae-Myung Yoo, Seung Eun Kim | Stars: Regina King, John Witherspoon, Cedric Yarbrough, Gary Anthony Williams

Votes: 99

34. The Boondocks (2005– )
Episode: Let's Nab Oprah (2006)

TV-MA | 23 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.4
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Riley, Ed III and Rummy set out to kidnap Oprah Winfrey and it's up to Huey to stop them.

Director: Seung Eun Kim | Stars: Regina King, John Witherspoon, Cedric Yarbrough, Gary Anthony Williams

Votes: 190

35. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Spike & Co.: Do It Acapella (1990)

Biography, Drama, Music

8.4
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Spike and Debbie play with and appreciate a number of top a'capella singing groups.

Director: Ernest R. Dickerson | Stars: Debbie Allen, Samuel L. Jackson, The Mint Juleps, Spike Lee

Votes: 16

36. Inglourious Basterds (2009)

R | 153 min | Adventure, Drama, War

8.3
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69 Metascore

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.

Directors: Quentin Tarantino, Eli Roth | Stars: Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth, Mélanie Laurent

Votes: 939,032 | Gross: $120.52M

37. The Graham Norton Show (2007– )

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.3
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Irish comedian Graham Norton hosts his very own talk show.

Stars: Graham Norton, Ricky Gervais, Daniel Radcliffe, Miranda Hart

Votes: 6,280

38. 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: 8,875

39. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

Votes: 14,551

40. Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson (2004)

214 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

8.3
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The story of Jack Johnson, the first African-American Heavyweight boxing champion.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Jack Johnson, Keith David, Samuel L. Jackson, Adam Arkin

Votes: 1,062

41. I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac (2011)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

8.3
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I AIN'T SCARED OF YOU is a documentary tribute to Bernie Mac (1957-2008). From his stand-up in underground Chicago comedy clubs to the Big Screen in Hollywood, Bernie Mac's sharp tongue and... See full summary »

Director: Robert Small | Stars: Anthony Anderson, Tom Arnold, Angela Bassett, Bill Bellamy

Votes: 101

42. Un-Broke: What You Need to Know About Money (2009 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy

8.3
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Director: Adam Feinstein | Stars: Cedric the Entertainer, Mellody Hobson, Rosario Dawson, Seth Green

Votes: 26

43. Prohibition (2011– )

Documentary, History

8.2
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The story of the American activist struggle against the influence of alcohol, climaxing in the failed early 20th century nationwide era when it was banned.

Stars: Peter Coyote, Pete Hamill, Catherine Gilbert Murdock, Michael Lerner

Votes: 1,385

44. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )

Documentary

8.2
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Harvard educator Henry Louis Gates Jr. hosts this enlightening PBS series that examines "the DNA of American culture" through an extensive discovery of the ancestors of today's celebrities.... See full summary »

Stars: Henry Louis Gates, CeCe Moore, Anderson Cooper, Valerie Jarrett

Votes: 293

45. The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009–2014)

TV-14 | 62 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.2
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Opening monologues, sketches, celebrity interviews, and musical performances are commonly featured.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Jerry Vivino, Jimmy Vivino

Votes: 5,997

46. Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives (2003)

75 min | Documentary

8.2
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Directors: Ed Bell, Thomas Lennon | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Angela Bassett, Michael Boatman, Roscoe Lee Browne

Votes: 193

47. The American Cinematheque Tribute to Robert Downey Jr (2011 TV Movie)

8.2
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Friends, family and colleagues pay tribute to Robert Downey at the annual irreverent after dinner event produced by the American Cinematheque.

Directors: Leslie Wilson, Jeff Roe | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Mel Gibson, Jamie Foxx, Garry Shandling

Votes: 13

48. HBO First Look (1992– )
Episode: Behind the Scenes: 'Die Hard: With a Vengeance' (1995)

22 min | Documentary

8.2
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Stars: Reginald VelJohnson, John McTiernan, Bruce Willis, Andrew G. Vajna

Votes: 12

49. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)
Episode: Carrie Rebora Barratt (2012)

TV-14 | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.2
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Stars: Carrie Rebora Barratt, Stephen Colbert, John Paul Stevens, James Taylor

Votes: 14

50. Extras (2005–2007)
Episode: Samuel L Jackson (2005)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Andy and Maggie are this time working on an action movie starring Samuel L Jackson. Andy finds himself cornered into a friendship with an incredibly over-friendly middle-aged Welshman also ... See full summary »

Directors: Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Ashley Jensen, Steve Speirs, Michael Wildman

Votes: 540