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1. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.9
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Creators: James L. Brooks, Sam Simon, Matt Groening | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 249,200

2. Hairspray (2007)

PG | 117 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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81 Metascore

Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

Writers: Leslie Dixon, John Waters, Mark O'Donnell, Thomas Meehan | Director: Adam Shankman | Stars: John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Nikki Blonsky, Michelle Pfeiffer

Votes: 95,218

3. My Name Is Earl (2005–2009)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.8
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A ne'er do well wins $100,000 in the lottery and decides to right all the wrongs from his past with his newfound realization.

Creator: Gregory Thomas Garcia | Stars: Jason Lee, Ethan Suplee, Jaime Pressly, Nadine Velazquez

Votes: 80,613

4. Jackass Number Two (2006)

R | 92 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy

7.1
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66 Metascore

Chris Pontius, Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Bam Margera, and the whole crew return to the screen to raise the stakes higher than ever before.

Writers: Jeff Tremaine, Spike Jonze, Johnny Knoxville, Preston Lacy | Director: Jeff Tremaine | Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Chris Pontius, Bam Margera

Votes: 55,093

5. Frasier (1993–2004)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle where he lives with his father and works as a radio psychiatrist.

Creators: David Angell, Peter Casey, David Lee | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 53,514

6. Cry-Baby (1990)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
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In 1950s Baltimore, a bad-boy with a heart of gold wins the love of a good-girl, whose boyfriend sets out for revenge.

Writer: John Waters | Director: John Waters | Stars: Johnny Depp, Ricki Lake, Amy Locane, Susan Tyrrell

Votes: 42,663

7. Dead Like Me (2003–2004)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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Meet Georgia Lass (who prefers to be called George). She is a young Seattle college dropout who is unhappy with life. She is always at odds with her mom, Joy. One day coming back from her ... See full summary »

Creator: Bryan Fuller | Stars: Ellen Muth, Callum Blue, Jasmine Guy, Cynthia Stevenson

Votes: 34,141

8. 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: 31,828

9. 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: 31,326

10. 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: 28,734

11. Seed of Chucky (2004)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

4.9
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46 Metascore

Chucky and Tiffany are resurrected by their innocent son, Glen, and hit Hollywood, where a movie depicting the killer dolls' murder spree is underway.

Writer: Don Mancini | Director: Don Mancini | Stars: Jennifer Tilly, Brad Dourif, John Waters, Billy Boyd

Votes: 27,676

12. Sweet and Lowdown (1999)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.3
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70 Metascore

In the 1930s, jazz guitarist Emmet Ray idolizes Django Reinhardt, faces gangsters and falls in love with a mute woman.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Sean Penn, Samantha Morton, Woody Allen, Ben Duncan

Votes: 27,107

13. This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006)

NC-17 | 98 min | Documentary

7.5
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75 Metascore

Kirby Dick's exposé about the American movie ratings board.

Writers: Kirby Dick, Eddie Schmidt, Matt Patterson | Director: Kirby Dick | Stars: Kirby Dick, Kimberly Peirce, Darren Aronofsky, Atom Egoyan

Votes: 24,790

14. An American Crime (2007)

R | 98 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.

Writers: Tommy O'Haver, Irene Turner | Director: Tommy O'Haver | Stars: Ellen Page, Hayley McFarland, Nick Searcy, Romy Rosemont

Votes: 24,607

15. Serial Mom (1994)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.7
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A sweet mother takes a little too much at heart for the defence of her family.

Writer: John Waters | Director: John Waters | Stars: Kathleen Turner, Sam Waterston, Ricki Lake, Matthew Lillard

Votes: 20,541

16. Pink Flamingos (1972)

NC-17 | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

6.1
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Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure Divine goes up against Connie & Raymond Marble, a sleazy married couple who make a passionate attempt to humiliate her and seize her tabloid-given title as "The Filthiest Person Alive".

Writer: John Waters | Director: John Waters | Stars: Divine, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce, Mink Stole

Votes: 16,199

17. Hairspray (1988)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Music, Musical

6.9
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77 Metascore

A 'pleasantly plump' teenager teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

Writer: John Waters | Director: John Waters | Stars: Sonny Bono, Ruth Brown, Divine, Debbie Harry

Votes: 15,441

18. Excision (2012)

Not Rated | 81 min | Drama, Horror

6.1
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A disturbed and delusional high school student with aspirations of a career in medicine goes to extremes to earn the approval of her controlling mother.

Writer: Richard Bates Jr. | Director: Richard Bates Jr. | Stars: AnnaLynne McCord, Roger Bart, Ariel Winter, Traci Lords

Votes: 14,702

19. 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: 13,519

20. Something Wild (1986)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.8
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73 Metascore

A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-convict husband shows up.

Writer: E. Max Frye | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Melanie Griffith, George 'Red' Schwartz, Leib Lensky

Votes: 11,535

21. Pecker (1998)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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66 Metascore

A Baltimore sandwich shop employee becomes an overnight sensation when a photographer's photos he's taken of his weird family become the latest rage in the art world. The young man is ... See full summary »

Writer: John Waters | Director: John Waters | Stars: Edward Furlong, Christina Ricci, Bess Armstrong, Mark Joy

Votes: 11,475

22. Cecil B. DeMented (2000)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.2
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57 Metascore

An insane independent film director and his renegade group of teenage filmmakers kidnap an A-list Hollywood actress and force her to star in their underground film.

Writer: John Waters | Director: John Waters | Stars: Melanie Griffith, Stephen Dorff, Alicia Witt, Adrian Grenier

Votes: 11,254

23. A Dirty Shame (2004)

NC-17 | 89 min | Comedy

5.1
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56 Metascore

An uptight, middle-aged, repressed woman turns into a sex addict after getting hit on the head, and she then falls into an underground subculture of sex addicts in suburban Baltimore.

Writer: John Waters | Director: John Waters | Stars: Tracey Ullman, Chris Isaak, Selma Blair, Johnny Knoxville

Votes: 10,521

24. Kaboom (2010)

Unrated | 86 min | Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.7
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64 Metascore

A sci-fi story centered on the sexual awakening of a group of college students.

Writer: Gregg Araki | Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: Thomas Dekker, Haley Bennett, Chris Zylka, Roxane Mesquida

Votes: 10,215

25. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.9
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The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Alan Kalter, Biff Henderson

Votes: 9,934

26. 21 Jump Street (1987–1991)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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The cases of an undercover police unit composed of young looking officers specializing in youth crime.

Creators: Stephen J. Cannell, Patrick Hasburgh | Stars: Johnny Depp, Dustin Nguyen, Peter DeLuise, Holly Robinson Peete

Votes: 8,418

27. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992–2014)

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

5.3
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After Johnny Carson's retirement from the show, Jay Leno stepped in as his permanent replacement. The format of the show has remained largely unchanged, consisting primarily of an opening ... See full summary »

Stars: Jay Leno, Kevin Eubanks, Edd Hall, Rickey Minor

Votes: 8,375

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: 8,349

29. Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–1999)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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A police homicide investigation unit investigates violent crimes in the city of Baltimore.

Creator: Paul Attanasio | Stars: Richard Belzer, Clark Johnson, Yaphet Kotto, Kyle Secor

Votes: 8,316

30. 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: 7,790

31. Inside Deep Throat (2005)

NC-17 | 92 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.8
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64 Metascore

More than 30 years after Deep Throat's provocative debut, this documentary examines the legacy that the most profitable film of all-time left on society.

Writers: Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato | Directors: Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato | Stars: Linda Lovelace, Harry Reems, Dennis Hopper, Gerard Damiano

Votes: 5,530

32. Female Trouble (1974)

NC-17 | 89 min | Comedy, Crime

7.3
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A spoiled school-girl runs away from home, gets pregnant while hitch-hiking, and ends up as a fashion model for a pair of beauticians who like to photograph women committing crimes.

Writer: John Waters | Director: John Waters | Stars: Divine, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce, Mink Stole

Votes: 5,376

33. Polyester (1981)

R | 86 min | Comedy

7.0
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A suburban housewife's world falls apart when her pornographer husband admits he's serially unfaithful to her, her daughter gets pregnant, and her son is suspected of being the foot-fetishist who's been breaking local women's feet.

Writer: John Waters | Director: John Waters | Stars: Divine, Tab Hunter, Edith Massey, David Samson

Votes: 5,054

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: 4,926

35. RuPaul's Drag Race (2009– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Reality-TV

8.1
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RuPaul searches for America's next drag superstar.

Stars: RuPaul, Michelle Visage, Santino Rice, Jason Carter

Votes: 4,346

36. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2015)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

4.1
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33 Metascore

Through a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in Miami...and dump them. They have three days to get to him and stop the proposal, saving themselves not only from losing Dave but possibly from gaining a terrible stepbrother.

Writers: Ross Bagdasarian, Janice Karman, Randi Mayem Singer, Adam Sztykiel | Director: Walt Becker | Stars: Jason Lee, Jesica Ahlberg, Josh Green, Tony Hale

Votes: 3,621

37. Paris Is Burning (1990)

R | 71 min | Documentary

8.1
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A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality.

Director: Jennie Livingston | Stars: André Christian, Dorian Corey, Paris Duprée, David The Father Xtravaganza

Votes: 3,618

38. Desperate Living (1977)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

7.2
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A rich housewife enlists her maid's help to murder her husband; they go on the lam and end up in Mortville, a homeless community built into a garbage dump.

Writer: John Waters | Director: John Waters | Stars: Liz Renay, Mink Stole, Susan Lowe, Edith Massey

Votes: 3,572

39. Mansome (2012)

PG-13 | 82 min | Documentary

5.4
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35 Metascore

A documentary that explores the question: In the age of manscaping, metrosexuals, and grooming products galore - what does it mean to be a man?

Writers: Jeremy Chilnick, Morgan Spurlock | Director: Morgan Spurlock | Stars: Jason Bateman, Will Arnett, Morgan Spurlock, Zach Galifianakis

Votes: 2,552

40. Late Night with David Letterman (1982–2013)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.5
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David Letterman hosted this popular late-night comedy/talk-show. Often, Dave would go on location or to the phone lines to play pranks. Some famous features of the show include the "Top Ten... See full summary »

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Jerry Seinfeld, George Miller

Votes: 2,484

41. Poison (1991)

NC-17 | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.5
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Three intercut stories about outsiders, sex and violence. In "Hero," Richie, at age 7, kills his father and flies away. After the event, a documentary in cheesy lurid colors asks what ... See full summary »

Writers: Jean Genet, Todd Haynes | Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Edith Meeks, Larry Maxwell, Susan Norman, Millie White

Votes: 2,383

42. Fish Hooks (2010–2014)

TV-G | 22 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

4.9
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Three friends attend a school for fish submerged in a pet shop.

Creators: Noah Jones, William Reiss, Alex Hirsch | Stars: Chelsea Kane, Justin Roiland, Kyle Massey, Laura Ortiz

Votes: 2,070

43. Mr. Pickles (2013– )

TV-MA | 15 min | Animation, Comedy, Horror

7.5
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The Goodman family lives with their lovable pet dog, Mr. Pickles, a deviant border collie with a secret satanic streak.

Creators: Will Carsola, Dave Stewart | Stars: Kaitlyn Robrock, Brooke Shields, Jay Johnston, Will Carsola

Votes: 2,054

44. Suburban Gothic (2014)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Horror, Romance

5.6
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49 Metascore

City-boy Raymond returns to his hometown and finds a vengeful ghost is terrorizing his house. Therefore, this man-child recruits Becca, a badass local bartender, to solve the mystery of the spirit threatening people's lives.

Writers: Richard Bates Jr., Mark Bruner | Director: Richard Bates Jr. | Stars: Matthew Gray Gubler, Kat Dennings, Ray Wise, Barbara Niven

Votes: 1,994

45. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Homer's Phobia (1997)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.9
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After Marge befriends John, a gay store owner, Homer worries that his presence will have a negative effect on Bart's sexuality.

Creators: Matt Groening, James L. Brooks, Sam Simon | Director: Mike B. Anderson | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,576

46. I Am Divine (2013)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

7.7
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70 Metascore

How Divine, aka Harris Glenn Milstead, became John Waters' cinematic muse and an international drag icon.

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Divine, Michael Musto, Mark Payne, Greg Gorman

Votes: 1,483

47. Homer and Eddie (1989)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.2
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A mentally disabled man gets help from a sociopath when he tries to reunite with his dying father, who years earlier disowned him.

Writer: Patrick Cirillo | Director: Andrey Konchalovskiy | Stars: James Belushi, Jim Mapp, John Waters, Robert Glaudini

Votes: 1,323

48. These Amazing Shadows (2011)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary

7.6
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Tells the history and importance of The National Film Registry, a roll call of American cinema treasures that reflects the diversity of film, and indeed the American experience itself.

Writers: Douglas Blush, Paul Mariano, Kurt Norton | Directors: Paul Mariano, Kurt Norton | Stars: Jeff Adachi, James H. Billington, Robin Blaetz, Brooks Boliek

Votes: 1,260

49. Multiple Maniacs (1970)

X | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

7.0
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The travelling sideshow 'Lady Divine's Cavalcade of Perversions' is actually a front for a group of psychotic kidnappers, with Lady Divine herself the most vicious and depraved of all - but... See full summary »

Writer: John Waters | Director: John Waters | Stars: Divine, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce, Mink Stole

Votes: 1,214

50. Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream (2005)

TV-14 | 86 min | Documentary

7.4
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From 1970-1977, six low budget films shown at midnight transformed the way we make and watch films.

Writers: Victor Kushmaniuk, Stuart Samuels | Director: Stuart Samuels | Stars: John Waters, Ben Barenholtz, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Alan Douglas

Votes: 1,171