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1. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy | Active

9.0
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith

2. Weeds (2005–2012)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama | Active

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When a suburban mother turns to dealing marijuana in order to maintain her privileged lifestyle after her husband dies, she finds out just how addicted her entire neighborhood already is.

Creator: Jenji Kohan | Stars: Mary-Louise Parker, Hunter Parrish, Alexander Gould, Kevin Nealon

3. Taxi Driver (1976)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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93 Metascore

A mentally unstable Vietnam war veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.

Writer: Paul Schrader | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks

4. Finding Nemo (2003)

G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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90 Metascore

After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.

Writers: Andrew Stanton, Bob Peterson, David Reynolds | Directors: Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich | Stars: Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould, Willem Dafoe

5. This Is 40 (2012)

R | 134 min | Comedy

6.2
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59 Metascore

Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart.

Writer: Judd Apatow | Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Maude Apatow, Iris Apatow

6. Drive (I) (2011)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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78 Metascore

A mysterious Hollywood stuntman, mechanic and getaway driver lands himself in trouble when he helps out his neighbor.

Writers: Hossein Amini, James Sallis | Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Albert Brooks

7. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-PG | 90 min | Comedy, Music | Active

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

8. Finding Dory (2016)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Filming

The plot of this movie, a sequel to Finding Nemo, is unknown.

Writers: Andrew Stanton, Victoria Strouse | Directors: Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Diane Keaton, Eugene Levy

9. The Simpsons Movie (2007)

PG-13 | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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80 Metascore

After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpson family are declared fugitives.

Writers: James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Al Jean, Ian Maxtone-Graham, George Meyer, David Mirkin, Mike Reiss, Mike Scully, Matt Selman, John Swartzwelder, Jon Vitti, Joel H. Cohen, John Frink, Tim Long, Michael Price | Director: David Silverman | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

10. Terms of Endearment (1983)

R | 132 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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79 Metascore

Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers several years of ... See full summary »

Writers: Larry McMurtry, James L. Brooks | Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito

11. Out of Sight (1998)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.1
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85 Metascore

A career bank robber breaks out of jail and shares a moment of mutual attraction with a US Marshall he has kidnapped.

Writers: Elmore Leonard, Scott Frank | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: George Clooney, Jennifer Lopez, Ving Rhames, Steve Zahn

12. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996– )

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

8.9
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America's top fake news show.

Creators: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg | Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

13. A Most Violent Year (2014)

Action, Crime, Drama | Post-production

A thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city's history, and centered on a the lives of an immigrant and his family ... See full summary »

Writer: J.C. Chandor | Director: J.C. Chandor | Stars: Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo, Alessandro Nivola

14. Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.8
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Jimmy Kimmel interviews celebrities.

Creator: Jimmy Kimmel | Stars: Jimmy Kimmel, Cleto Escobedo III, Dicky Barrett, Guillermo Rodriguez

15. Doctor Dolittle (1998)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.3
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46 Metascore

A Doctor finds out that he can understand what animals are saying. And the animals find out that he understands.

Writers: Hugh Lofting, Nat Mauldin, Larry Levin | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Peter Boyle, Ossie Davis, Oliver Platt

16. The View (1997– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Talk-Show

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Add a Plot

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

17. The Little Prince (2015)

Animation, Fantasy | Post-production

A pilot crashes in the desert and meets a little boy from a distant planet.

Writers: Irena Brignull, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry | Director: Mark Osborne | Stars: Rachel McAdams, James Franco, Marion Cotillard, Jeff Bridges

18. Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)

PG | 101 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.5
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38 Metascore

Four horror/sci-fi segments directed by four famous directors which are their own versions of classic stories from Rod Serling's landmark television series.

Writers: Rod Serling, John Landis, George Clayton Johnson, Richard Matheson, Melissa Mathison, Jerome Bixby | Directors: Joe Dante, John Landis, George Miller, Steven Spielberg | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Albert Brooks, Vic Morrow, Doug McGrath

19. Good Morning America (1975– )

120 min | News, Talk-Show

5.4
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ABC's "Good Morning America" presents the News and Information Source of the day's topics and journalism. The 1st Co-Host Team of David Hartman & Nancy Dussault, 2nd was Sandy Hill, 3rd was... See full summary »

Stars: Lara Spencer, Ginger Zee, Bianna Golodryga, Ron Claiborne

20. The Odd Couple (1970–1975)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Two men, a neat freak and a slob separated from their wives, have to live together despite their differences.

Stars: Tony Randall, Jack Klugman, Al Molinaro, Penny Marshall

21. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

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

22. Broadcast News (1987)

R | 133 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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84 Metascore

Take two rival TV reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one producer, female. Mix well and watch the sparks fly.

Writer: James L. Brooks | Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: William Hurt, Albert Brooks, Holly Hunter, Robert Prosky

23. The In-Laws (I) (2003)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

5.7
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46 Metascore

Right before his daughter's wedding, a mild-mannered foot doctor discovers that his new in-laws are international smugglers.

Writers: Andrew Bergman, Nat Mauldin, Ed Solomon | Director: Andrew Fleming | Stars: Albert Brooks, Michael Douglas, Ryan Reynolds, Lindsay Sloane

24. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992– )

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

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

105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Bob Hope, Skitch Henderson

26. Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969–1976)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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The show is about doctors Marcus Welby, a general practitioner and Steven Kiley, Welby's young assistant. The two try to treat people as individuals in an age of specialized medicine and ... See full summary »

Creator: David Victor | Stars: Robert Young, James Brolin, Elena Verdugo, Pamela Hensley

27. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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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

28. Defending Your Life (1991)

PG | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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In an afterlife resembling the present-day US, people must prove their worth by showing in court how they have demonstrated courage.

Writer: Albert Brooks | Director: Albert Brooks | Stars: Albert Brooks, Meryl Streep, Rip Torn, Michael Durrell

29. Private Benjamin (1980)

R | 109 min | Comedy, War

6.0
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A sheltered young high society woman joins the United States Army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected.

Writers: Nancy Meyers, Charles Shyer, Harvey Miller | Director: Howard Zieff | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Eileen Brennan, Armand Assante, Robert Webber

30. Untitled NFL Concussion Drama

Drama, Sport | Announced

A look at how American football players suffer from major head injuries and life-long debilitating problems as a result of repeated concussions and efforts by the National Football League to deny it.

Writers: Peter Landesman, Jeanne Marie Laskas | Director: Peter Landesman | Stars: Will Smith, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Alec Baldwin, Albert Brooks

31. The Hollywood Squares (1965–1982)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

6.5
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Contestants guess the correctness of celebrities' answers in order to win spaces in a tic-tac-toe game.

Creators: Merrill Heatter, Bob Quigley | Stars: Kenny Williams, Peter Marshall, Cliff Arquette, Wally Cox

32. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.5
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and its rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Jack Carter

33. Love, American Style (1969–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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An anthology comedy series featuring a line up of different celebrity guest stars appearing in anywhere from one, two, three, and four short stories or vignettes within an hour about versions of love and romance.

Stars: Stuart Margolin, Mary Grover, Barbara Minkus, William Callaway

34. The Dean Martin Comedy Hour (1965–1974)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

8.3
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Dean Martin hosts with several different celebrities that have several sketches of improv that breaks down comedy, race, and sex all at of the same time.

Stars: Dean Martin, Sandahl Bergman, Dom DeLuise, Bob Newhart

35. The Muse (1999)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

5.6
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56 Metascore

With his career on the skids, a Hollywood screenwriter enlists the aid of a modern day muse, which proves to test his patience.

Writers: Albert Brooks, Monica Mcgowan Johnson | Director: Albert Brooks | Stars: Albert Brooks, Sharon Stone, Andie MacDowell, Jeff Bridges

36. I'll Do Anything (1994)

PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Matt Hobbs is a talented but unsuccessful actor. When estranged (and strange) ex-wife Beth dumps their daughter Jeannie on Matt, father and daughter have a lot of adjusting to do. His ... See full summary »

Writer: James L. Brooks | Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: Nick Nolte, Albert Brooks, Whittni Wright, Julie Kavner

37. Untitled Pets Movie (2016)

Animation | Pre-production

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Writers: Ken Daurio, Cinco Paul | Directors: Chris Renaud, Yarrow Cheney | Stars: Kevin Hart, Lake Bell, Ellie Kemper, Eric Stonestreet

38. My First Mister (2001)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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48 Metascore

A 17-year-old girl has a troubled relationship with a 49-year-old man.

Writer: Jill Franklyn | Director: Christine Lahti | Stars: Albert Brooks, Leelee Sobieski, Rutanya Alda, Natasha Braisewell

39. The Scout (1994)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

5.3
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The story of a baseball scout who discovers a talented but troubled baseball player.

Writers: Roger Angell, Andrew Bergman, Albert Brooks, Monica Mcgowan Johnson | Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Albert Brooks, Brendan Fraser, Dianne Wiest, Anne Twomey

40. Critical Care (1997)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Dooling, Steven Schwartz | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: James Spader, Kyra Sedgwick, Helen Mirren, Anne Bancroft

41. Lost in America (1985)

R | 91 min | Comedy

7.0
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A husband and wife in their 30s decide to quit their jobs, live as free spirits and cruise America in a Winnebago.

Writers: Albert Brooks, Monica Mcgowan Johnson | Director: Albert Brooks | Stars: Albert Brooks, Julie Hagerty, Sylvia Farrel, Tina Kincaid

42. Mother (II) (1996)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A neurotic, twice divorced sci-fi writer moves back in with his mom to solve his personal problems.

Writers: Albert Brooks, Monica Mcgowan Johnson | Director: Albert Brooks | Stars: Albert Brooks, Debbie Reynolds, Paul Collins, Laura Weekes

43. Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy

5.3
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53 Metascore

To improve its relations with Muslim countries, the United States government sends comedian Albert Brooks to south Asia to write a report on what makes followers of Islam laugh.

Writer: Albert Brooks | Director: Albert Brooks | Stars: Albert Brooks, Sheetal Sheth, John Carroll Lynch, Penny Marshall

44. Howard Stern (1994–2005)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

5.7
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Raunchy interviews, sketches, and social commentary from the king of shock radio.

Stars: Howard Stern, Robin Quivers, John Melendez, Elephant Boy

45. Flip (1970–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Music

7.4
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One of the many variety shows available in the 1970s (along with Sonny and Cher, Captain and Tennille, Donny and Marie, etc). Hosted by black comic Flip Wilson, this show featured skits, ... See full summary »

Stars: Flip Wilson, Tim Conway, George Carlin, Redd Foxx

46. The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1996–2002)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

4.0
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Comedian Rosie O'Donnell produces and hosts her first daytime talk show that focuses on interviews with celebrities about acting, writing, charity work and family life.

Stars: Rosie O'Donnell, Caroline Rhea, Susan Lucci, Penny Marshall

47. Unfaithfully Yours (1984)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

5.9
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Dudley Moore plays a composer who suspects his wife of cheating. He plots to kill her and frame it on her lover. The whole movie sort of compares his expectations of a perfect result to reality. In the end nothing turns out as planned.

Writers: Preston Sturges, Valerie Curtin, Barry Levinson, Robert Klane | Director: Howard Zieff | Stars: Dudley Moore, Nastassja Kinski, Armand Assante, Albert Brooks

48. Insight (1960–1984)

30 min | Drama

7.9
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American Roman Catholic religious-themed anthology shedding light on the contemporary search for meaning, freedom, and love.

Stars: Ellwood Kieser, Martin Sheen, Brian Keith, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

49. Bollywood Hero (2009– )

Comedy

6.9
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Chris Kattan goes to India to become a Bollywood star.

Stars: Chris Kattan, Ali Fazal, Neha Dhupia, Pooja Kumar

50. Modern Romance (1981)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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Albert Brooks directs himself as a successful film editor with far too many issues that affects the relationship between him and his remarkably patient girlfriend.

Writers: Albert Brooks, Monica Mcgowan Johnson | Director: Albert Brooks | Stars: Albert Brooks, Kathryn Harrold, Tyann Means, Bruno Kirby