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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.

Writers: Dan Houser, James Worrall, DJ Pooh, Greg Johnson, Nicole Whelan, Sanford Santacroce, Noelle Sadler, Navid Khonsari, Ayana Osada, John Zurhellen, Kerry Shaw, Will Morton, Lazlow Jones | Directors: Dan Houser, Navid Khonsari | Stars: Young Maylay, Faizon Love, Yolanda Whittaker, Clifton Powell

Votes: 23,715

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

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

9.5
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Craig concludes his late night series with guest Jay Leno.

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

Votes: 50

3. The Start of Dreams (2010)

82 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

9.4
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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: 5

4. 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.

Creators: Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen | Director: David Straiton | Stars: Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton, Chloe Bennet

Votes: 2,517

5. The War (2007 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | 124 min | Documentary, War

9.0
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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: 2,618

6. 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.

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

Votes: 1,259,264

7. Troldspejlet (1989– )

25 min

8.9
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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, Carl Giacomello, Jens Olesen

Votes: 240

8. The Daily Show (1996– )

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

8.8
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America's top fake news show.

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

Votes: 31,413

9. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )

65 min | Talk-Show

8.8
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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, Dave Chappelle

Votes: 4,045

10. Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter (2015– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Talk-Show

8.8
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'The Hollywood Reporter', in partnership with Sundance TV, holds round-table discussions with Oscar and Emmy nominees.

Stars: Stacey Wilson, Matt Belloni, Stephen Galloway, Lacey Rose

Votes: 8

11. 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.

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

Votes: 693,444

12. 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.

Creators: BJ Porter, Scott Aukerman, Zach Galifianakis | Stars: Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm, Bradley Cooper, Misty Monroe

Votes: 3,047

13. 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 »

Writer: Geoffrey C. Ward | Directors: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick | Stars: Keith David, Quentin Aanenson, Joseph Vaghi, Paul Fussell

Votes: 65

14. 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: 28,806

15. Tinseltown TV (2002– )

60 min | Music, News

8.6
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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: 880

16. 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 »

Writer: Geoffrey C. Ward | Directors: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick | Stars: Keith David, Ray Leopold, Paul Fussell, Burnett Miller

Votes: 56

17. Django Unchained (2012)

R | 165 min | Drama, Western

8.5
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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.

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

Votes: 893,517

18. The 65th Annual Tony Awards (2011 TV Special)

185 min | Music

8.5
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Writers: Dave Boone, Paul Greenberg | Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Frank Abagnale Jr., Nick Adams, Theoni V. Aldredge

Votes: 86

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

Biography, Drama, Music

8.5
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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: 15

20. 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.

Creator: Aaron McGruder | Stars: Regina King, John Witherspoon, Gary Anthony Williams, Cedric Yarbrough

Votes: 20,881

21. 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: 38,748

22. American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Creators: Henry Hampton, Stephen Fitzmeyer | Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Oliver Platt

Votes: 841

23. I'll Fly Away (1991–1993)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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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 »

Creators: Joshua Brand, John Falsey | Stars: Sam Waterston, Regina Taylor, Jeremy London, Ashlee Levitch

Votes: 551

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

214 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

8.4
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The story of Jack Johnson, the first African-American Heavyweight boxing champion.

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

Votes: 999

25. Caiga quien caiga - CQC (1995– )

90 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.4
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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, Diego Iglesias, Guillermo Lopez

Votes: 223

26. 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.

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

Votes: 832,954

27. 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: 13,536

28. 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: 8,351

29. 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: 97

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

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy

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

Votes: 26

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

60 min | Documentary

8.3
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Writers: Paul Flattery, David Wild | Director: Michael Dempsey | Stars: Chris Bartlett, Nicolas Cage, Diane Cardea, Vin Diesel

Votes: 12

32. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )
Episode: Episode dated 29 October 2008 (2008)

News

8.3
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Director: Dennis Coleman | Stars: Corky Ballas, Valerie Bertinelli, Grant Bowler, Josh Brolin

Votes: 10

33. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.2
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The famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

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

Votes: 31,863

34. The Graham Norton Show (2007– )

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.2
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Irish comedian Graham Norton hosts his very own talk show.

Stars: Graham Norton, Ricky Gervais, Dawn French, Lee Mack

Votes: 4,940

35. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

8.2
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Stars: Julie Andrews, Plácido Domingo, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming

Votes: 400

36. Prohibition (2011 TV Mini-Series)

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: 1,192

37. The Big Breakfast (1992–2002)

120 min | Comedy, Game-Show, News

8.2
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The UK's breakfast TV show on Channel 4. A very lighthearted mix of interviews, news, quizzes and features.

Creator: Charlie Parsons | Stars: Jody Bunting, Natasha Vale, Johnny Vaughan, Lisa Penny Ellis

Votes: 1,003

38. The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009–2010)

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: 5,260

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

75 min | Documentary

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

Votes: 187

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

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

8.2
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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!

Writers: Michael Jai White, Byron Minns, Scott Sanders, Hugh Moore, Carl Jones | Directors: Carl Jones, Lesean Thomas | Stars: Michael Jai White, Byron Minns, Kym Whitley, Tommy Davidson

Votes: 10

41. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )
Episode: Episode dated 2 January 2009 (2009)

News

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Director: Alicia Ulrich | Stars: Thea Andrews, Jennifer Aniston, Christopher Atkins, Scott Baio

Votes: 16

42. 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 »

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

Votes: 500

43. The Avengers (2012)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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69 Metascore

Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.

Writers: Joss Whedon, Zak Penn | Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner

Votes: 932,745

44. Jurassic Park (1993)

PG-13 | 127 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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68 Metascore

During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.

Writers: Michael Crichton, David Koepp | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 574,179

45. Disney Infinity 3.0 (2015 Video Game)

Action

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The third instalment in Disney's toys to life game franchise. Collecting characters from Disney, Marvel, and Star Wars.

Writer: James Swallow | Director: Mo Davoudian | Stars: A.J. Buckley, Adrian Pasdar, Ahmed Best, Alex Hirsch

Votes: 92

46. Black Dynamite (2011– )

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

8.1
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The Black Dynamite animated series further chronicles the exploits of the central character, Black Dynamite and his crew. Action comedy-spoof that follows ex-CIA agent and full-time ladies ... See full summary »

Creators: Byron Minns, Scott Sanders, Michael Jai White | Stars: Michael Jai White, Byron Minns, Tommy Davidson, Kym Whitley

Votes: 2,529

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

Sport

8.1
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Stars: Henry Louis Gates, CeCe Moore, Anderson Cooper, Valerie Jarrett

Votes: 220

48. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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Creator: Susan Lacy | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Fred Astaire

Votes: 409

49. Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001–2010)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.1
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A mix of music, comedy and celebrity chat.

Stars: Jonathan Ross, Stephen de Martin, Ian Parkin, David Wickenden

Votes: 1,921

50. Dynamo: Magician Impossible (2011–2014)

PG | 45 min | Documentary

8.1
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Magician to the stars, Dynamo, travels the globe astounding everyone he meets. Dynamo has worked with the likes of Will Smith, Lindsay Lohan, Jay-Z and Russell Brand, been seen on Friday ... See full summary »

Stars: Dynamo, Jon Buckland, Will Champion, Foxes

Votes: 1,201