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1. Argo (2012)

R | 120 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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86 Metascore

Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980.

Writers: Chris Terrio, Tony Mendez, Joshuah Bearman | Director: Ben Affleck | Stars: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Alan Arkin

2. Million Dollar Arm (2014)

PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.1
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56 Metascore

A sports agent stages an unconventional recruitment strategy to get talented Indian cricket players to play Major League Baseball.

Writer: Thomas McCarthy | Director: Craig Gillespie | Stars: Jon Hamm, Aasif Mandvi, Alan Arkin, Suraj Sharma

3. Grudge Match (2013)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Sport

6.5
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35 Metascore

A pair of aging boxing rivals are coaxed out of retirement to fight one final bout -- 30 years after their last match.

Writers: Tim Kelleher, Rodney Rothman | Director: Peter Segal | Stars: Robert De Niro, Sylvester Stallone, Kim Basinger, Alan Arkin

4. The Rocketeer (1991)

PG | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.4
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A young pilot stumbles onto a prototype jetpack that allows him to become a high flying masked hero.

Writers: Dave Stevens, Danny Bilson, Paul De Meo, William Dear | Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Billy Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, Timothy Dalton

5. The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy

5.9
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44 Metascore

A veteran Vegas magician tries to revive his career after his longtime partner quits, he gets fired from his casino act, and an edgy new "street magician" steals his thunder.

Writers: Jonathan M. Goldstein, John Francis Daley, Chad Kultgen, Tyler Mitchell | Director: Don Scardino | Stars: Steve Carell, Luke Vanek, Steve Buscemi, Mason Cook

6. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

R | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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80 Metascore

A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.

Writer: Michael Arndt | Directors: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris | Stars: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Greg Kinnear, Abigail Breslin

7. Edward Scissorhands (1990)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

8.0
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74 Metascore

An uncommonly gentle young man, who happens to have scissors for hands, falls in love with a beautiful adolescent girl.

Writers: Tim Burton, Caroline Thompson | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall

8. Gattaca (1997)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.8
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64 Metascore

A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.

Writer: Andrew Niccol | Director: Andrew Niccol | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Gore Vidal

9. Catch-22 (1970)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.2
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A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions.

Writers: Joseph Heller, Buck Henry | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin, Art Garfunkel

10. The Change-Up (2011)

R | 112 min | Comedy

6.4
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39 Metascore

Dave is a married man with two kids and a loving wife, and Mitch is a single man who is at the prime of his sexual life. One fateful night while Mitch and Dave are peeing in a fountain, lightning strikes and they switch bodies.

Writers: Jon Lucas, Scott Moore | Director: David Dobkin | Stars: Jason Bateman, Ryan Reynolds, Olivia Wilde, Leslie Mann

11. Will & Grace (1998–2006)

TV-14 | 23 min | Comedy

7.2
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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 Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)

G | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

4.6
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32 Metascore

Santa, aka Scott Calvin, is faced with double-duty: how to keep his new family happy, and how to stop Jack Frost from taking over Christmas.

Writers: Ed Decter, John J. Strauss, Leo Benvenuti, Steve Rudnick | Director: Michael Lembeck | Stars: Tim Allen, Martin Short, Elizabeth Mitchell, Eric Lloyd

13. Stand Up Guys (2012)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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41 Metascore

A pair of aging stickup men try to get the old gang back together for one last hurrah before one of the guys takes his last assignment - to kill his comrade.

Writer: Noah Haidle | Director: Fisher Stevens | Stars: Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, Alan Arkin, Julianna Margulies

14. Marley & Me (2008)

PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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53 Metascore

A family learns important life lessons from their adorable, but naughty and neurotic dog.

Writers: Scott Frank, Don Roos, John Grogan | Director: David Frankel | Stars: Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Eric Dane, Kathleen Turner

15. Get Smart (2008)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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54 Metascore

A highly intellectual but socially awkward spy is tasked with preventing a terrorist attack from a Russian spy agency.

Writers: Tom J. Astle, Matt Ember, Mel Brooks, Buck Henry | Director: Peter Segal | Stars: Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Alan Arkin, Dwayne Johnson

16. Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

R | 100 min | Drama

7.9
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80 Metascore

An examination of the machinations behind the scenes at a real estate office.

Writer: David Mamet | Director: James Foley | Stars: Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Alec Baldwin, Alan Arkin

17. The Muppets (2011)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

7.2
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75 Metascore

A Muppet fanatic with some help from his two human compatriots must regroup the Muppet gang to stop a avaricious oil mogul from taking down one of their precious life-longing treasures.

Writers: Jason Segel, Nicholas Stoller, Jim Henson | Director: James Bobin | Stars: Amy Adams, Jason Segel, Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones

18. Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.4
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76 Metascore

Martin Blank is a professional assassin. He is sent on a mission to a small Detroit suburb, Grosse Pointe, and, by coincidence, his ten-year high school reunion party is taking place there at the same time.

Writers: Tom Jankiewicz, D.V. DeVincentis, Steve Pink, John Cusack | Director: George Armitage | Stars: John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Dan Aykroyd, Joan Cusack

19. Sesame Street (1969– )

TV-Y | 60 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.3
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On a special inner city street, the inhabitants, both human and puppet, teach preschool subjects with comedy, cartoons, games and songs.

Creator: Joan Ganz Cooney | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney, Jerry Nelson

20. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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The lives and trials of the staff of a major hospital in Chicago.

Stars: Mandy Patinkin, Adam Arkin, Hector Elizondo, Peter Berg

21. Rendition (2007)

R | 122 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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55 Metascore

A CIA analyst questions his assignment after witnessing an unorthodox interrogation at a secret detention facility outside the US.

Writer: Kelley Sane | Director: Gavin Hood | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Jake Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard, Alan Arkin

22. St. Elsewhere (1982–1988)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

7.9
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The lives and work of the staff of St. Eligius Hospital, an old and disrespected Boston teaching hospital.

Stars: Ed Begley Jr., William Daniels, Howie Mandel, David Morse

23. Noel (2004)

PG | 96 min | Drama

6.3
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29 Metascore

Five New Yorkers come together on Christmas Eve, seeking a miracle.

Writer: David Hubbard | Director: Chazz Palminteri | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Penélope Cruz, Paul Walker, Alan Arkin

24. The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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49 Metascore

After her much older husband forces a move to a suburban retirement community, Pippa Lee engages in a period of reflection and finds herself heading toward a quiet nervous breakdown.

Writer: Rebecca Miller | Director: Rebecca Miller | Stars: Robin Wright, Alan Arkin, Mike Binder, Winona Ryder

25. Sunshine Cleaning (2008)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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61 Metascore

In order to raise the tuition to send her young son to private school, a mom starts an unusual business -- a biohazard removal/crime scene clean-up service -- with her unreliable sister.

Writer: Megan Holley | Director: Christine Jeffs | Stars: Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Alan Arkin, Jason Spevack

26. Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003– )

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show | Active

7.4
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A mix of celebrity interviews, musical performers, audience participation games, and segments spotlighting real people with extraordinary stories and talents, hosted by comedienne Ellen DeGeneres.

Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Anthony Okungbowa, Jon Abrahams, Lauren Graham

27. City Island (2009)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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66 Metascore

The Rizzos, a family who doesn't share their habits, aspirations, and careers with one another, find their delicate web of lies disturbed by the arrival of a young ex-con (Strait) brought ... See full summary »

Writer: Raymond De Felitta | Director: Raymond De Felitta | Stars: Andy Garcia, Julianna Margulies, Steven Strait, Emily Mortimer

28. The View (1997– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Talk-Show

3.1
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Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Barbara Walters

29. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

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, Richard Malmos

30. So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.4
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A San Francisco poet who fears commitment has a girlfriend who he suspects may not be who she appears.

Writer: Robbie Fox | Director: Thomas Schlamme | Stars: Mike Myers, Nancy Travis, Anthony LaPaglia, Amanda Plummer

31. The Last Unicorn (1982)

G | 92 min | Family, Animation, Fantasy

7.5
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A brave unicorn and a magician fight an evil king who is obsessed with attempting to capture the world's unicorns.

Writer: Peter S. Beagle | Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Mia Farrow, Angela Lansbury, Alan Arkin

32. Jakob the Liar (1999)

PG-13 | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.4
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40 Metascore

In 1944 Poland, a Jewish shop keeper named Jakob is summoned to ghetto headquarters after being caught out near curfew. While waiting for the German Kommondant, Jakob overhears a German ... See full summary »

Writers: Jurek Becker, Peter Kassovitz, Didier Decoin | Director: Peter Kassovitz | Stars: Robin Williams, Hannah Taylor Gordon, Éva Igó, István Bálint

33. America's Sweethearts (2001)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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44 Metascore

A movie publicist deals with the messy public split of his movie's co-stars while keeping reporters at bay while a reclusive director holds the film's print hostage.

Writers: Billy Crystal, Peter Tolan | Director: Joe Roth | Stars: Julia Roberts, John Cusack, Billy Crystal, Catherine Zeta-Jones

34. Wait Until Dark (1967)

Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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A recently blinded woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment.

Writers: Frederick Knott, Robert Carrington, Jane-Howard Carrington | Director: Terence Young | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

35. Firewall (2006)

PG-13 | 105 min | Crime, Thriller

5.8
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45 Metascore

A security specialist is forced into robbing the bank that he's protecting, as a bid to pay off his family's ransom.

Writer: Joe Forte | Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Harrison Ford, Virginia Madsen, Paul Bettany, Carly Schroeder

36. Today (1952– )

240 min | News, Talk-Show

5.3
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A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.

Creator: Sylvester L. Weaver Jr. | Stars: Katie Couric, Matt Lauer, Natalie Morales, Al Roker

37. North (1994)

PG | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

4.4
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Eleven-year-old North has had it with his parents. They are always busy with their careers and don't give North the attention he needs, so he files a lawsuit against them. The judge rules ... See full summary »

Writers: Alan Zweibel, Andrew Scheinman | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Elijah Wood, Bruce Willis, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

38. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)

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

8.6
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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

39. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )

60 min | News

3.7
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"Entertainment Tonight" is the #1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine in the world. Launched in 1981, ET is anchored by Mary Hart and Bob Goen. Primary substitute anchors are Jann Carl ... See full summary »

Creator: Alfred Masini | Stars: Mark Steines, Nancy O'Dell, Mary Hart, Kevin Frazier

40. Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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69 Metascore

This semiautobiographical story follows a lower-middle-class teenager (Lyonne) and her neurotic family in 1976 Tinseltown.

Writer: Tamara Jenkins | Director: Tamara Jenkins | Stars: Natasha Lyonne, Alan Arkin, Bryna Weiss, Marisa Tomei

41. Faerie Tale Theatre (1982–1987)

50 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

8.5
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At a time when most other shows for children were either low-budget productions or product-inspired cartoons that were little more than half-hour commercials, this program set out to ... See full summary »

Stars: Shelley Duvall, John Achorn, Patrick DeSantis, David McCharen

42. Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)

R | 104 min | Drama

7.1
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74 Metascore

In New York City, the lives of a lawyer, an actuary, a house-cleaner, a professor and the people around them intersect as they ponder order and happiness in the face of life's cold unpredictability.

Writers: Karen Sprecher, Jill Sprecher | Director: Jill Sprecher | Stars: Alan Arkin, John Turturro, Matthew McConaughey, David Connolly

43. Eros (2004)

R | 104 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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51 Metascore

Three short films -- one each from directors Michelangelo Antonioni, Steven Soderbergh and Wong Kar Wai -- address the themes of love and sex.

Writers: Kar Wai Wong, Steven Soderbergh, Michelangelo Antonioni, Tonino Guerra | Directors: Michelangelo Antonioni, Steven Soderbergh, Kar Wai Wong | Stars: Li Gong, Chen Chang, Feng Tien, Luk Auntie

44. The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming (1966)

Unrated | 126 min | Comedy, War

7.1
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Without hostile intent, a Soviet sub runs aground off New England. Men are sent for a boat, but many villagers go into a tizzy, risking bloodshed.

Writers: Nathaniel Benchley, William Rose | Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Carl Reiner, Eva Marie Saint, Alan Arkin, Brian Keith

45. Armed Response (2013)

R | Action, Comedy

5.2
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The owners of a failing security company start robbing houses to boost business.

Writers: Adam Beamer, Evan Beamer, Craig Hildebrand | Directors: Adam Beamer, Evan Beamer | Stars: Ethan Embry, Michael Gladis, Clea DuVall, Cary Elwes

46. Thin Ice (2011)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.2
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60 Metascore

A dishonest insurance salesman's life quickly disintegrates during a Wisconsin winter when he teams up with a psychopath to steal a rare violin at the home of a reclusive farmer.

Writers: Jill Sprecher, Karen Sprecher | Director: Jill Sprecher | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Billy Crudup, Alan Arkin, Lea Thompson

47. Indian Summer (1993)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Seven friends reunite for a week-long reunion at a summer camp in Ontario they used to attend as children which is now threatened with being closed down.

Writer: Mike Binder | Director: Mike Binder | Stars: Alan Arkin, Matt Craven, Diane Lane, Bill Paxton

48. The In-Laws (1979)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.4
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In preparation for his daughter's wedding, dentist Sheldon Kornpett meets Vince Ricardo, the groom's father. Vince, a manic fellow who claims to be a government agent, then proceeds to drag... See full summary »

Writer: Andrew Bergman | Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Peter Falk, Alan Arkin, Richard Libertini, Nancy Dussault

49. Made in Hollywood (2005– )

Talk-Show

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Creator: Cleveland O'Neal III | Stars: Kylie Erica Mar, Julie L. Harkness, Rahsan-Rahsan Lindsay, Patrick Stinson

50. The Oscars (2013 TV Special)

TV-14 | 215 min

7.5
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Seth MacFarlane hosts the Acadamy Awards.

Writers: Leslie Dixon, Jon Macks, Matt Roberts, Jesse Joyce, Seth MacFarlane, Billy Martin, Patrick Meighan, Julius Sharpe, Danny Smith, Alec Sulkin, John Viener | Director: Don Mischer | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jennifer Lawrence, Daniel Radcliffe