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

Documentary

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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: 11

2. 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.

Creators: David Crane, Marta Kauffman | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 382,175

3. Sweet Micky for President (2015)

89 min | Documentary, Music, News | Completed

8.9
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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 »

Writer: Pras Michel | Director: Ben Patterson | Stars: Sean Penn, Ben Stiller, Wyclef Jean, Pras Michel

Votes: 15

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

17 min | Short

8.9
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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Emile Hirsch, Hal Holbrook, Jon Krakauer, Sean Penn

Votes: 26

5. 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: 3,806

6. The Colbert Report (2005–2014)

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

8.7
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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: 23,798

7. 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: 2,906

8. 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 'Shakespeare' Alexander, Lee Arnold

Votes: 3,421

9. 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: 863

11. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )
Episode: Episode dated 7 January 2008 (2008)

News

8.6
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Director: Dennis Coleman | Stars: Amy Adams, Joy Behar, Halle Berry, Nikki Blonsky

Votes: 12

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

TV-MA | Comedy

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

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

Votes: 98

13. The Larry Sanders Show (1992–1998)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

8.5
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A comedic behind the scenes look at a late night talk show.

Creators: Dennis Klein, Garry Shandling | Stars: Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor, Wallace Langham, Rip Torn

Votes: 4,398

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

120 min | Music

8.5
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Writers: Paul Flattery, David Wild | Directors: David Mallet, Jeff Roe | Stars: Jack Black, Roger Daltrey, David Duchovny, The Flaming Lips

Votes: 33

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

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

8.5
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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 »

Creators: David Crane, Marta Kauffman | Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 1,079

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, Eric Ripert

Votes: 4,036

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

105 min | Comedy, Music, 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, Bob Hope

Votes: 1,696

18. 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.

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

Votes: 513

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

Documentary

8.3
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Director: Scott Teems | Stars: Emile Hirsch, Hal Holbrook, Cherry Jones, Robert Patrick

Votes: 13

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: 34

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.

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

Votes: 367,290

22. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.2
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The classic late night live sketch comedy show.

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

Votes: 29,938

23. 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, Lee Mack, Dawn French

Votes: 4,301

24. 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.

Creator: Conan O'Brien | Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Jimmy Vivino, Basic Cable Band

Votes: 14,354

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.

Creators: Randall Moldave, Eric Small | Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, George W. Bush, Shera Pollins

Votes: 10,290

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

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.2
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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 »

Creators: Neal Marlens, Carol Black, David S. Rosenthal | Director: Gail Mancuso | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Joely Fisher, David Anthony Higgins, Clea Lewis

Votes: 53

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

Documentary, Biography, History

8.2
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Director: Michael Epstein | Stars: Sean Penn, Neil Rosen

Votes: 39

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

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

8.1
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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.

Creators: Chuck Lorre, Lee Aronsohn | Director: Pamela Fryman | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Jon Cryer, Angus T. Jones, Marin Hinkle

Votes: 713

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

TV-PG | 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

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

TV-PG | Documentary

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

Stars: Anthony Bourdain, Sean Penn

Votes: 17

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

192 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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.

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

Votes: 490

32. 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.

Writers: Brian Helgeland, Dennis Lehane | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Emmy Rossum

Votes: 311,681

33. Persepolis (2007)

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

8.0
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90 Metascore

Poignant coming-of-age story of a precocious and outspoken young Iranian girl that begins during the Islamic Revolution.

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

Votes: 63,839

34. 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.

Writers: Jon Macks, Jenny Bicks, Bill Condon, John Hoffman, Phil Alden Robinson, Bruce Vilanch, Dan Harmon, Rob Schrab, Ben Schwartz, Joel Stein, Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce, Robert Cohen | Directors: Roger Goodman, Allen P. Haines | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Amy Adams, Jennifer Aniston, Alan Arkin

Votes: 1,853

35. 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 »

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

Votes: 983

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

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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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 »

Creators: David Crane, Marta Kauffman | Director: Kevin Bright | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 969

37. 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.

Writers: Edwin Torres, David Koepp | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller, John Leguizamo

Votes: 151,036

38. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 908

39. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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Creator: Susan Lacy | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Fred Astaire

Votes: 374

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

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

7.9
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Feature-length documentary film featuring real-life letters written by American soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines during the Vietnam War to their families and friends back home. ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 1,421

41. 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: 2,560

42. The Game (1997)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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61 Metascore

Wealthy San Francisco financier Nicholas Van Orton gets a strange birthday present from wayward brother Conrad: a live-action game that consumes his life.

Writers: John D. Brancato, Michael Ferris | Director: David Fincher | Stars: Michael Douglas, Deborah Kara Unger, Sean Penn, James Rebhorn

Votes: 232,340

43. 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 the movie star, John Malkovich.

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

Votes: 234,665

44. 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.

Writer: Mark Jonathan Harris | Director: Wendy Apple | Stars: Kathy Bates, Zach Staenberg, Jodie Foster, Michael Tronick

Votes: 1,679

45. 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: 159

46. 21 Grams (2003)

R | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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70 Metascore

A freak accident brings together a critically ill mathematician, a grieving mother, and a born-again ex-con.

Writer: Guillermo Arriaga | Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu | Stars: Sean Penn, Benicio Del Toro, Naomi Watts, Danny Huston

Votes: 173,942

47. Real Time with Bill Maher (2003– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds.

Stars: Bill Maher, Arianna Huffington, Andrew Sullivan, Cornel West

Votes: 7,042

48. Dogtown and Z-Boys (2001)

PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Sport

7.7
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76 Metascore

Documentary about the pioneering 1970s Zephyr skating team.

Writers: Stacy Peralta, Craig Stecyk | Director: Stacy Peralta | Stars: Sean Penn, Jay Adams, Tony Alva, Jeff Ament

Votes: 9,686

49. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 519

50. Woody Allen: A Documentary (2012)

113 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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Iconic writer, director, actor, comedian, and musician Woody Allen allowed his life and creative process to be documented on-camera for the first time. With this unprecedented access, ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert B. Weide | Director: Robert B. Weide | Stars: Woody Allen, Letty Aronson, Marshall Brickman, Josh Brolin

Votes: 3,364