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1. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

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A 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: 34,383

2. There Will Be Blood (2007)

R | 158 min | Drama, History

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92 Metascore

A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Ciarán Hinds, Martin Stringer

Votes: 393,363 | Gross: $40.22M

3. Boogie Nights (1997)

R | 155 min | Drama

7.9
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85 Metascore

The story of a young man's adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, Luis Guzmán

Votes: 195,841 | Gross: $26.38M

4. Minority Report (2002)

PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.7
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80 Metascore

In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Max von Sydow

Votes: 415,839 | Gross: $132.01M

5. Inherent Vice (2014)

R | 148 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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81 Metascore

In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Katherine Waterston

Votes: 67,518 | Gross: $8.09M

6. The Master (2012)

R | 144 min | Drama

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86 Metascore

A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Jesse Plemons

Votes: 110,876 | Gross: $16.38M

7. Magnolia (1999)

R | 188 min | Drama

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77 Metascore

An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jason Robards, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Votes: 247,410 | Gross: $22.45M

8. The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015)

R | 102 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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87 Metascore

A teen artist living in 1970s San Francisco enters into an affair with her mother's boyfriend.

Director: Marielle Heller | Stars: Bel Powley, Alexander Skarsgård, Kristen Wiig, Christopher Meloni

Votes: 20,568 | Gross: $1.48M

9. Untitled Paul Thomas Anderson Project (2017)

Drama | Filming

Set in the fashion world of 1950s London, a dressmaker is commissioned to design for members of high society and the royal family.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville, Vicky Krieps, Richard Graham

10. Capote (2005)

R | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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88 Metascore

In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.

Director: Bennett Miller | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Clifton Collins Jr., Catherine Keener, Allie Mickelson

Votes: 104,633 | Gross: $28.75M

11. The Daily Show (1996– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

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Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

Votes: 35,976

12. Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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78 Metascore

A psychologically troubled novelty supplier is nudged towards a romance with an English woman, all the while being extorted by a phone-sex line run by a crooked mattress salesman, and purchasing stunning amounts of pudding.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Adam Sandler, Emily Watson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jason Andrews

Votes: 114,272 | Gross: $17.79M

13. Funny People (2009)

R | 146 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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60 Metascore

When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship causes him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.

Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, Eric Bana

Votes: 102,553 | Gross: $51.81M

14. Documentary Now! (2015– )

23 min | Comedy

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Documentary Now parodies the current obsession with documentaries. Season one features six different stories and stylistic approaches paying tribute to the doc format.

Stars: Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Helen Mirren, Jon Spurney

Votes: 2,432

15. Hard Eight (1996)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama

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78 Metascore

Professional gambler Sydney teaches John the tricks of the trade. John does well until he falls for cocktail waitress Clementine.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow, Samuel L. Jackson

Votes: 29,887 | Gross: $0.14M

16. Bandslam (2009)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.4
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66 Metascore

A new kid in town assembles a fledgling rock band -- together, they achieve their dreams and compete against the best in the biggest event of the year, a battle of the bands.

Director: Todd Graff | Stars: Aly Michalka, Vanessa Hudgens, Gaelan Connell, Scott Porter

Votes: 12,305 | Gross: $5.21M

17. A Prairie Home Companion (2006)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.8
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75 Metascore

A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Lily Tomlin, Meryl Streep, Woody Harrelson, John C. Reilly

Votes: 19,934 | Gross: $20.34M

18. The Anniversary Party (2001)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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56 Metascore

Love is complex and relationships deteriorate.

Directors: Alan Cumming, Jennifer Jason Leigh | Stars: Alan Cumming, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Phoebe Cates, Kevin Kline

Votes: 7,487 | Gross: $4.01M

19. The Truth About Charlie (2002)

PG-13 | 104 min | Mystery, Thriller

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55 Metascore

A young woman in Paris is about to divorce her husband when she discovers... he's dead; and all their money is gone. She meets a mysterious man, who tells her that the money was really his,... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Thandie Newton, Tim Robbins, Olga Sékulic

Votes: 8,744 | Gross: $5.29M

20. The 87th Annual Academy Awards (2015 TV Special)

TV-14 | 223 min

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.

Director: Hamish Hamilton | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Anna Kendrick, Jack Black, Lupita Nyong'o

Votes: 3,253

21. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

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

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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: 14,545

22. Junun (2015)

54 min | Documentary, Music

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78 Metascore

Musician Jonny Greenwood travels to Rajasthan, where he performs with a multitude of Indian musicians.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Ehtisham Khan Ajmeri, Gufran Ali, Shazib Ali, Sabir Bamami

Votes: 902

23. Blossoms & Blood (2003 Video)

12 min | Comedy, Drama, Short

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A collection of alternate takes and deleted material from the Paul Thomas Anderson film Punch-Drunk Love (2002) are compiled and matched with the Jon Brion song "Here We Go" in this ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Adam Sandler, Emily Watson, Salvador Curiel, Sissy Lake

Votes: 799

24. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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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: 652

25. The Dirk Diggler Story (1988)

Not Rated | 32 min | Short, Biography, Drama

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The rise and fall of Dirk Diggler.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Michael Stein, Robert Ridgely, Eddie Delcore, Rusty Schwimmer

Votes: 656

26. Tráiganme la Cabeza de la Mujer Metralleta (2012)

73 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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Timid, video game-loving DJ Santiago seemingly digs his own grave when he agrees to bring a violent criminal kingpin the head of Machine Gun Woman.

Director: Ernesto Díaz Espinoza | Stars: Fernanda Urrejola, Matías Oviedo, Jorge Alís, Sofía García

Votes: 837

27. Cigarettes & Coffee (1993)

24 min | Drama, Short

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Five people's lives that are curiously intertwined happen to all be at a diner at the same time. An old man (Hall) gives advice to a young man (Baltz) about his cheating wife and best ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Kirk Baltz, Philip Baker Hall, Scott Coffey, Kim Gillingham

Votes: 1,171

28. Waterlily Jaguar (2018)

Drama | Post-production

Bob, a famous novelist, seeks to write a more serious book, only to find himself tumbling down a spiral of obsession that may leave his most important relationships in shambles, including his marriage.

Director: Melora Walters | Stars: James Le Gros, Mira Sorvino, Stacey Oristano, Dominic Monaghan

29. Present Tense: Jonny, Thom & a CR78 (2016 Video)

Short, Music

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Music video by music band Radiohead. The song "Present tense" from 2016 album "A Moon Shaped Pool" with Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwod

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Jonny Greenwood, Thom Yorke

Votes: 67

30. Back Beyond (2013 Video)

20 min | Short

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A montage of unused scenes, shots and takes from Paul Thomas Anderson's 'The Master'.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Amy Adams, Laura Dern, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rami Malek

Votes: 290

31. Aimee Mann: Save Me (1999 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

6.8
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Paul Thomas Anderson-directed music video of Aimee Mann's Academy Award-nominated song. Shot during production of Anderson's 'Magnolia' and featuring the film's ensemble cast.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Jim Beaver, Jeremy Blackman, Tom Cruise, Henry Gibson

Votes: 95

32. Radiohead: Daydreaming (2016 Video)

6 min | Short, Music

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In this music video for Radiohead's new single, singer Thom Yorke traverses a shifting landscape of hall-ways, houses, department stores and mountains in search of an unknown destination. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Grace Illingworth, Thom Yorke

Votes: 424

33. StarCraft (1998 Video Game)

T | Action, Sci-Fi

9.2
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In 2499 in the Koprulu sector, a ferocious collective race known as the Zerg arrives to massacre the exiled human colonies while a highly advanced race, the Protoss, intervenes to exterminate the Zerg.

Directors: Chris Metzen, Matt Samia, Mark Schwarz, Glenn Stafford, Duane Stinnett | Stars: Glynnis Talken, Michael Gough, Paul Eiding, Lani Minella

Votes: 4,010

34. Heaven Adores You (2014)

104 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

6.9
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Heaven Adores You is an intimate, meditative inquiry into the life and music of Elliott Smith. By threading the music of Elliott Smith through the dense, yet often isolating landscapes of ... See full summary »

Director: Nickolas Dylan Rossi | Stars: Madonna, Conan O'Brien, Gus Van Sant, Rossie Harris

Votes: 734

35. Radiohead: Present Tense (2016)

5 min | Short, Music

7.7
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Radiohead's new performance video for Present Tense which premiered at the Mercury Prize 2016.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Jonny Greenwood, Thom Yorke

Votes: 69

36. The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008 TV Special)

TV-14 | 197 min

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In the annual awards presentation, the nominated films include Atonement (2007), Juno (2007), Michael Clayton (2007), No Country for Old Men (2007), and There Will Be Blood (2007).

Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Joseph Takats | Stars: Jon Stewart, Jan Aaris, Amy Adams, Casey Affleck

Votes: 1,315

37. Días de cine (1991– )

60 min | News

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Antonio Gasset hosts this show in which recently released movies and DVDs are thoughtfully discussed, in a documentary-like way.

Stars: Antonio Gasset, Elena S. Sánchez, Gerardo Sánchez, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo

Votes: 164

38. Fiona Apple: Hot Knife (2013 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

7.6
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Paul Thomas Anderson-directed music video for Fiona Apple's song from her widely acclaimed album 'The Idler Wheel...', featuring alternated color/black-and-white and multiple split screens.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Star: Fiona Apple

Votes: 100

39. Altman (2014)

96 min | Documentary

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A look at the life and work of American film-maker Robert Altman.

Director: Ron Mann | Stars: Michael Murphy, Robert Altman, Kathryn Reed, Sally Kellerman

Votes: 932

40. The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (2000 TV Special)

Family

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2000's Oscars. The 72nd annual event was hosted by Billy Crystal. Films contending for the awards (Best Picture) includes: American Beauty (1999), The Sixth Sense (1999), The Insider (1999)... See full summary »

Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Troy Miller | Stars: Billy Crystal, *NSYNC, Agustín Almodóvar, Pedro Almodóvar

Votes: 560

41. Joanna Newsom: Divers (2015 Video)

7 min | Short, Music

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The music video for the title track of Joanna Newsom's widely acclaimed fourth studio album, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and featuring the nebulous imagery of artist Kim Keever.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Star: Joanna Newsom

Votes: 93

42. The Run Saga: Breathe (2017)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller | Completed

Faced with life's obstacles, interrelated sets of situations control the fate of individuals who are connected. Four controversial and seemingly isolated stories interlock as the characters... See full summary »

Director: Frederick Nah IV | Stars: Christian James, Jeff Rose, Blue Kimble, Erica Page

43. Wadd: The Life & Times of John C. Holmes (1999)

NC-17 | 105 min | Documentary, Biography

6.8
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64 Metascore

Friends, enemies, acquaintances, and family of porn star John Holmes recall their experiences with him, from his childhood to his eventual death from AIDS in 1988.

Director: Wesley Emerson | Stars: John Holmes, Linda Adrain, Bill Amerson, Denise Amerson

Votes: 563

44. The Mother of Invention (2009)

105 min | Comedy

6.4
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A mockumentary about an aspiring inventor who dreams of winning an annual young inventor award. The only problem is... he's never made an invention that works.

Directors: Andrew Bowser, Joseph M. Petrick | Stars: Andrew Bowser, Jimmi Simpson, Kevin Corrigan, Ruby Wendell

Votes: 172

45. Brothers in Blood (2009)

29 min | Short, Action, Crime

7.1
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How far can a brother go for honor and love to his family? Specially when his past hides secrets.

Director: Frederico Beja | Stars: Heather Tocquigny, Eloy Méndez, Rob F. Martinez, Robert A. Macias

Votes: 11

46. Sworn to Vengeance (1993 TV Movie)

97 min | Crime, Thriller

5.4
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Three kids have been brutally murdered. Sergeant Stewart gets the job of investigating this macabre case. He is very determined to solve the case and he even listens to a woman who had a ... See full summary »

Director: Peter H. Hunt | Stars: Robert Conrad, William McNamara, Gary Bayer, Sharon Farrell

Votes: 99

47. Mattress Man Commercial (2003 Video)

1 min | Short, Comedy

7.6
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Paul Thomas Anderson spoofs the famous 1980s Mattress Man commercial outtake using Dean Trumbell, the character played by Philip Seymour Hoffman in Anderson's 'Punch-Drunk Love', and he ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, David H. Stevens, Jimmy Stevens, Nathan Stevens

Votes: 1,164

48. Fiona Apple: Across the Universe (1998 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

7.6
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Music video of Fiona Apple's cover of The Beatle's hit song, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson in the diner used in 'Pleasantville'.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Fiona Apple, John C. Reilly

Votes: 91

49. The Day the Music Died (2010)

25 min | Short, Biography, Drama

6.8
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Inspired by the trailblazing music and tragic end of Buddy Holly, a modern-day depiction seeks after the same success in a surreal Los Angeles.

Director: Bruno Miotto | Stars: Guy Kent, Paige Segal, Jon Morgan Woodward, Anastasia Leddick

Votes: 359

50. At the Movies (2004– )

30 min | Talk-Show

8.2
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Following the 18-year success of their reviews on The Movie Show (1986), renowned Australian critics and film supporters David Stratton and Margaret Pomeranz take to a new show, where each ... See full summary »

Stars: David Stratton, Margaret Pomeranz, Judith Lucy, Jason di Rosso

Votes: 161