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1. Iconoclasts (2005– )
Episode: Sean Penn and Jon Krakauer (2007)

46 min | Documentary

9.2
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Sean Penn and author Jon Krakauer discuss their passions. Penn's film "Into the Wild," is based on Krakauer's true story set in the Alaskan wilderness.

Director: Joe Berlinger | Stars: Jon Krakauer, Sean Penn

Votes: 10

2. Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey (2014)

Documentary

9.1
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Director: Scott Teems | Stars: Emile Hirsch, Hal Holbrook, Cherry Jones, Robert Patrick

Votes: 15

3. Friends (1994–2004)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

9.0
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Follows the lives of six 20-something friends living in Manhattan.

Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 481,704

4. 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, Arthur Penn

Votes: 4,159

5. Into the Wild: The Experience (2008 Video)

17 min | Short

8.8
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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Emile Hirsch, Hal Holbrook, Jon Krakauer, Sean Penn

Votes: 26

6. 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: 3,140

7. The Larry Sanders Show (1992–1998)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

8.6
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A comedic behind the scenes look at a late night talk show.

Stars: Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor, Wallace Langham, Rip Torn

Votes: 4,936

8. 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: 30,798

9. When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006 TV Mini-Series)

TV-MA | 255 min | Documentary

8.6
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An examination of the U.S. government's role and its response to Hurricane Katrina.

Stars: Darleen Asevedo, Jay Asevedo, Shelton Shakespear Alexander, Lee Arnold

Votes: 3,622

11. 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

12. The Larry Sanders Show (1992–1998)
Episode: Flip (1998)

TV-MA | 55 min | Comedy

8.6
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Larry, Hank, Arthur and the staff prepare for, and put on, Larry's last show.

Director: Todd Holland | Stars: Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor, Wallace Langham, Penny Johnson Jerald

Votes: 94

13. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One with the Halloween Party (2001)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

8.6
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Monica and Chandler are having a costume party for Halloween. Phoebe bumps into Ursula who is getting married in a week and invites her in return for Ursula's invitation for the wedding. ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 1,447

14. The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles (2014 TV Special)

150 min | Biography, Music

8.5
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A tribute to the Beatles, airing at the exact time as their first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" 50 years earlier.

Director: Gregg Gelfand | Stars: Maroon 5, Katy Perry, Stevie Wonder, Imagine Dragons

Votes: 129

15. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Skitch Henderson, Doc Severinsen

Votes: 2,120

16. Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (2005– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

8.4
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Anthony Bourdain, chef, writer, traveler, visits places all around the world sampling various foods.

Stars: Anthony Bourdain, Zamir Gotta, Jerry Risius, Todd Liebler

Votes: 4,462

17. Brando (2007 TV Movie)

165 min | Documentary, Biography

8.4
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The life and legacy of Marlon Brando and how he changed acting.

Directors: Mimi Freedman, Leslie Greif | Stars: Marlon Brando, Edward R. Murrow, Janet Aemisegger, Betty Gossell

Votes: 528

18. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Sean Penn (2005)

Documentary, Biography

8.4
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Director: Michael Epstein | Stars: Sean Penn, Neil Rosen

Votes: 43

19. Sweet Micky for President (2015)

89 min | Documentary, Music, News

8.3
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64 Metascore

Music and politics collide when international music star, Pras Michel of the Fugees, returns to his homeland of Haiti following the devastating earthquake of 2010 to mobilize a presidential... See full summary »

Director: Ben Patterson | Stars: Sean Penn, Ben Stiller, Wyclef Jean, Sarodj Bertin

Votes: 57

20. Into the Wild: The Story, the Characters (2008 Video)

21 min | Short

8.3
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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Marcia Gay Harden, Emile Hirsch, Hal Holbrook, William Hurt

Votes: 35

21. Into the Wild (2007)

R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.2
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73 Metascore

After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.

Director: Sean Penn | Stars: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener, Marcia Gay Harden

Votes: 427,794 | Gross: $18.35M

22. 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.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 32,896

23. Conan (2010– )

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

8.2
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Conan O'Brien and his co-host Andy Richter discuss current news topics and interview celebrities and personalities.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band, Jimmy Vivino

Votes: 16,895

24. 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, Ed Byrne, Miranda Hart

Votes: 5,608

25. Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Documentary

8.2
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The comedy illusionist duo explore various topics and debunk what they consider misconceptions about them.

Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, Shera Pollins, Gene Hatcher

Votes: 10,670

26. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.2
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The life story of Louisa May Alcott based on her writings as well as those of family, friends and associates.

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 426

27. The Three Hikers (2015)

96 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.2
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'The Three Hikers' tells the story of three Americans (Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal) who went hiking in Northern Iraqi Kurdistan in July 2009, and were captured and held as ... See full summary »

Director: Natalie Avital | Stars: Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer, Joshua Fattal, Nora Shourd

Votes: 28

28. VH1 Rock Honors: The Who (2008 TV Movie)

120 min | Music

8.2
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Directors: David Mallet, Jeff Roe | Stars: Jack Black, Roger Daltrey, David Duchovny, The Flaming Lips

Votes: 35

29. Two and a Half Men (2003–2015)
Episode: Back Off Mary Poppins (2004)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

8.2
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Charlie is having some friends coming over to his house to have a gathering but Alan is not invited. Things got worse when Alan is also not invited to Judith's party even though her guests are Alan's friends.

Director: Pamela Fryman | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Jon Cryer, Angus T. Jones, Marin Hinkle

Votes: 813

30. Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983)
Episode: The Voice of Tinker Jones (1974)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.2
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A deaf-mute traveling tinker may have the only solution after Rev. Alden's request for a new church bell starts the Kennedys and Olesons feuding over who will donate the bell and who will take the credit.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Michael Landon, Karen Grassle, Melissa Gilbert, Melissa Sue Anderson

Votes: 94

31. Viva la Bam (2003–2005)
Episode: Fort Knoxville (2004)

TV-PG | 20 min | Comedy, Reality-TV

8.1
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Johnny Knoxville shows up at Bam's place and him and Dunn proceed to start a prank war with Bam and the others.

Stars: Bam Margera, Phil Margera, April Margera, Vincent Margera

Votes: 62

32. Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (2005– )
Episode: Haiti (2011)

TV-PG | 43 min | Documentary

8.1
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In this episode, Tony visits the Caribbean nation of Haiti.

Stars: Anthony Bourdain, Sean Penn

Votes: 21

33. Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983)
Episode: Money Crop (1975)

TV-PG | 50 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.1
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Fearing a swindle, angry Walnut Grove farmers vent their frustration on the anxious, pregnant wife of the man who promised them a good deal on hybrid corn and then doesn't show up with the ... See full summary »

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Michael Landon, Karen Grassle, Melissa Gilbert, Melissa Sue Anderson

Votes: 72

34. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One with the Stain (2001)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

8.1
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Chandler hires a maid to clean the apartment and Monica promises to give her a chance. Eric broke up with Ursula and asks Phoebe out for lunch but he is still upset about Ursula and can't ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Bright | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 1,314

35. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Woody Allen: A Documentary (2011)

192 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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A documentary on Woody Allen that trails him on his movie sets and follows him back to Brooklyn as he visits his childhood haunts.

Director: Robert B. Weide | Stars: Woody Allen, Letty Aronson, Antonio Banderas, Marshall Brickman

Votes: 519

36. Mystic River (2003)

R | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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84 Metascore

With a childhood tragedy that overshadowed their lives, three men are reunited by circumstance when one has a family tragedy.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Emmy Rossum

Votes: 339,152 | Gross: $90.14M

37. Persepolis (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

8.0
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90 Metascore

A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution.

Directors: Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi | Stars: Chiara Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Gena Rowlands, Danielle Darrieux

Votes: 70,370 | Gross: $4.44M

38. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

8.0
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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 593

39. The 81st Annual Academy Awards (2009 TV Special)

TV-14 | 210 min

8.0
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Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2008.

Directors: Roger Goodman, Allen P. Haines | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Amy Adams, Jennifer Aniston, Alan Arkin

Votes: 1,983

40. War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death (2007)

73 min | Documentary

8.0
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57 Metascore

War Made Easy reaches into the Orwellian memory hole to expose a 50-year pattern of government deception and media spin that has dragged the United States into one war after another from ... See full summary »

Directors: Loretta Alper, Jeremy Earp | Stars: Spiro Agnew, Christiane Amanpour, Peter Arnett, Wolf Blitzer

Votes: 994

41. Carlito's Way (1993)

R | 144 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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A Puerto Rican former convict, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of N.Y.C.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller, John Leguizamo

Votes: 163,262 | Gross: $36.95M

42. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,096

43. Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (1987 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 84 min | Documentary, History, War

7.9
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A documentary featuring letters written by U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines during the Viet Nam War to their families and friends back home. Archive footage of the war and news ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Couturié | Stars: Tom Berenger, Ellen Burstyn, J. Kenneth Campbell, Richard Chaves

Votes: 1,468

44. Bukowski: Born into This (2003)

R | 130 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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77 Metascore

Documentary on Charles Bukowski, author of 'Notes of a Dirty Old Man', 'Love Is a Dog from Hell', and the autobiographical novels, 'Women', 'Hollywood', and 'Post Office'.

Director: John Dullaghan | Stars: Charles Bukowski, Bono, John Bryan, Linda Lee Bukowski

Votes: 2,836 | Gross: $0.30M

45. Ellen (1994–1998)
Episode: Emma (1997)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

7.9
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While attending a Hollywood social party with Paige, Ellen spots British actress Emma Thompson making out with another woman and afterward convinces Paige to hire her as Emma's personal ... See full summary »

Director: Gail Mancuso | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Joely Fisher, David Anthony Higgins, Clea Lewis

Votes: 46

46. The Game (1997)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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61 Metascore

Nicholas Van Orton is a very wealthy San Francisco banker, but he is an absolute loner, even spending his birthday alone. In the year of his 48th birthday (the age his father committed ... See full summary »

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Michael Douglas, Deborah Kara Unger, Sean Penn, James Rebhorn

Votes: 261,821 | Gross: $48.27M

47. Being John Malkovich (1999)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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90 Metascore

A puppeteer discovers a portal that leads literally into the head of movie star John Malkovich.

Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener, John Malkovich

Votes: 254,900 | Gross: $22.86M

48. The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004)

98 min | Documentary

7.8
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Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.

Director: Wendy Apple | Stars: Kathy Bates, Zach Staenberg, Jodie Foster, Michael Tronick

Votes: 1,925

49. Paul McCartney: Queenie Eye (2013 Video)

5 min | Short, Music

7.8
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Paul McCartney performs the single "Queenie Eye" in the company of numerous celebrities.

Stars: Gary Barlow, Lily Cole, James Corden, Johnny Depp

Votes: 30

50. Iconoclasts (2005– )

Documentary

7.8
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Each episode explores the lives of two creative visionaries in an intimate setting and features an unpredictable exchange that reveals their life's work and the alchemy of their different fields.

Stars: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Marina Abramovic, Tory Burch, Chuck D.

Votes: 169