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

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

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America's top fake news show.

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

2. Siskel & Ebert (1986–2010)

30 min | Talk-Show

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Chicago critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert rate new movies with a thumbs up, or a thumbs down.

Stars: Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel, Richard Roeper, Michael Phillips

3. At the Movies (1982–1986)

30 min | Talk-Show

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The show that made Siskel and Ebert famous. These two Chicago-based movie critics sit around and review movies, giving either "Thumbs up" or "Thumbs down." Noted for the good-natured ... See full summary »

Stars: Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel, Elva Poznanski, Rex Reed

4. Nostalgia Critic (2007– )

Unrated | Comedy

8.7
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A movie critic raised by pop culture looks back at the movies and shows of his childhood and often feels betrayed by how poorly they hold up.

Creator: Doug Walker | Stars: Doug Walker, Rob Walker, Malcolm Ray, Lewis Lovhaug

5. The Cinema Snob (2007– )

Comedy

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A high-brow art critic takes a look at films below mainstream. He looks at lesser known titles in the categories of pornography, exploitation, low budget independent, and overly violent. If... See full summary »

Creator: Brad Jones | Stars: Brad Jones, Jerrid Foiles, Lloyd, Jillian Zurawski

7. Movies That Shook the World (2005– )

Documentary

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Stars: Jeff Goldblum, George Lucas, Roger Ebert, Graham Nash

8. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Episode: Chevy Chase/Queen (1982)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music

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The host for the episode is Chevy Chase (his third appearance as host), and the musical guest is Queen. The skits for this episode are as follows: Chevy Chase announces from a TV screen ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Barrosse, Barry W. Blaustein, Robin Duke, Ellen L. Fogle, Nate Herman, Tim Kazurinsky, Andrew Kurtzman, Eddie Murphy, Pamela Norris, Margaret Oberman, Joe Piscopo, David Sheffield, Andrew Smith, Bob Tischler, Tracy Tormé, Eliot Wald | Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Chevy Chase, Robin Duke, Mary Gross, Brad Hall

9. The Critic (1994–1995)
Episode: Siskel & Ebert & Jay & Alice (1995)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

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Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert break up their partnership as movie critics, and each of them considers Jay as a potential replacement for the other.

Creators: Al Jean, Mike Reiss | Director: Lauren MacMullan | Stars: Jon Lovitz, Nancy Cartwright, Christine Cavanaugh, Gerrit Graham

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

105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

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

11. 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

12. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Humphrey Bogart (2003)

43 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Stephen H. Bogart, Ernest Cunningham, Roger Ebert

13. Sneak Previews (1975–1996)

30 min | Talk-Show

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Two critics review films both old and new.

Stars: Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel, Jeffrey Lyons, Neal Gabler

14. DVD-R Hell (2011– )

Comedy

8.3
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Brad Jones shows off his large collection of DVD bootlegs, which contain everything from self-help videos to notorious TV pilots to animated specials.

Stars: Brad Jones, Lloyd, Jillian Zurawski, Jerrid Foiles

15. Doris Day: A Sentimental Journey (1991 TV Movie)

80 min | Documentary, Biography

8.3
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Writers: James Arntz, Katherine MacMillin | Directors: Dick Carter, Steve Norman | Stars: Doris Day, Roger Ebert, Kirstie Alley, Kaye Ballard

16. Nostalgia Critic (2007– )
Episode: Farewell to Roger Ebert (2013)

Unrated | 11 min | Comedy

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The Critic pays tribute, and even delivers a eulogy to his idol, famed film critic Roger Ebert.

Writer: Doug Walker | Director: Doug Walker | Stars: Doug Walker, Roger Ebert, Richard Roeper, Gene Siskel

17. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 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

18. The Incredibly Strange Film Show (1988–1989)

45 min | Documentary

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This show is a series of documentaries focusing on the world of psychotronic movies. Episodes focus on the lives of such diverse filmakers as Hershell Gordon Lewis, Saim Raimi, Doris ... See full summary »

Stars: Jonathan Ross, David F. Friedman, Johnny Legend, Ric Meyers

19. Siskel & Ebert (1986–2010)
Episode: Best of the '90s (2000)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Roger Ebert, Martin Scorsese

20. Life Itself (2014)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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87 Metascore

The life and career of the renowned film critic and social commentator, Roger Ebert.

Director: Steve James | Stars: Roger Ebert, Chaz Ebert, Gene Siskel, Martin Scorsese

21. The Critic (1994–1995)

TV-14 | 522 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

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Jay Sherman is a New York film critic who has to review films he doesn't like for a living.

Stars: Jon Lovitz, Nancy Cartwright, Christine Cavanaugh, Gerrit Graham

22. Bob Hope: The First 90 Years (1993 TV Movie)

Documentary, Biography, Comedy

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Writers: Gene Perret, Martha Bolton, Linda Perret, Buz Kohan | Director: Allan Kartun | Stars: Bob Hope, Paula Abdul, Army Archerd, Lucie Arnaz

23. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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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

24. Great Performances (1971– )

132 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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Creators: Marion J. Caffey, Daniel Ezralow, Josh Groban | Stars: Julie Andrews, Plácido Domingo, Walter Cronkite, Chita Rivera

26. Encounters at the End of the World (2007)

G | 99 min | Documentary

7.8
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80 Metascore

Film-maker Werner Herzog travels to the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, looking to capture the continent's beauty and investigate the characters living there.

Writer: Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Scott Rowland, Stefan Pashov, Doug MacAyeal

27. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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

28. Jambareeqi Reviews (2012– )

Animation

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An animation student reviews cartoon movies and shorts

Stars: Jambareeqi, Zephon Thompson, Cheng-fan, Sean Harbison

29. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Meryl Streep (2004 TV Special)

120 min | Biography

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Peers honor the actress for her contributions to movies.

Writer: Bob Gazzale | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Meryl Streep, Jim Carrey, Robert De Niro, Mike Nichols

30. The Cinema Snob (2007– )
Episode: Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (2013)

31 min | Comedy

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Writer: Brad Jones | Director: Brad Jones | Star: Brad Jones

31. The 17th Annual Gotham Awards (2007 TV Movie)

News

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Writers: Adele Merlino, Christopher Wangro | Director: Amir Sukalic | Stars: Nicky Arezu Akmal, Javier Bardem, Michael Bloomberg, Philip Bosco

32. Early Edition (1996–2000)
Episode: The Cat (1997)

PG | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

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Gary is concerned when his paper arrives and he finds the cat is sick. An opportune ad in the paper leads him to a particular veterinarian. Gary forms a friendship with the vet's mother who needs help.

Creators: Bob Brush, Patrick Q. Page, Vik Rubenfeld, Ian Abrams | Director: Daniel Attias | Stars: Kyle Chandler, Shanesia Davis-Williams, Fisher Stevens, Marion Ross

33. Billy Baxter Presents Diary of the Cannes Film Festival with Rex Reed (1980 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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An eye-opening documentary that reveals the behind-the-scenes partying and plotting at one of the most memorable festivals in Cannes' storied history.

Writers: Kathleen Carroll, Charles Champlin, Roger Ebert, Molly Haskell, Eleanor Perry, Rex Reed, Andrew Sarris, Alexander Walker | Director: Iain Johnstone | Stars: Anouk Aimée, Samuel Z. Arkoff, Lucie Arnaz, Bruce Beresford

34. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Chuck Jones: Extremes and In-Betweens - A Life in Animation (2000)

90 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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The life and works of a legendary animator.

Writers: Paul Bacon, Greg Ford, Margaret Selby | Director: Margaret Selby | Stars: Ken Burns, Linda Jones Clough, Joe Dante, Marian Dern

35. Early Edition (1996–2000)

PG | 41 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.5
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His name is Gary Hobson. He gets tomorrow's newspaper today. He doesn't know how. He doesn't know why. All he knows is when the early edition hits his doorstep, he has twenty-four hours to set things right.

Creators: Ian Abrams, Patrick Q. Page, Vik Rubenfeld | Stars: Kyle Chandler, Shanesia Davis-Williams, Fisher Stevens, Billie Worley

36. Late Night with David Letterman (1982–1993)

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, Chris Elliott

37. Ebert Presents: At the Movies (2010– )

30 min | Talk-Show | Active

7.5
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Two film critics review newly-released films, while the renowned critic Roger Ebert presents his own reviews voiced by guest readers.

Stars: Christy Lemire, Roger Ebert, Ignatiy Vishnevetsky, Bill Kurtis

38. You Can't Do That! The Making of 'A Hard Day's Night' (1995 Video)

62 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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Thirty years after A Hard Day's Night, its producer, director, writer and others describe its making. United Artists Records came to Walter Shenson, asking him to produce a movie so UA ... See full summary »

Writer: David Leaf | Stars: Phil Collins, Micky Dolenz, Roger Ebert, Michael Friend

39. Big Bird's Birthday or Let Me Eat Cake (1991 TV Movie)

Comedy, Family, Music

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Writers: Judy Freudberg, Sonia Manzano, Norman Stiles, Cathi Turow | Directors: Jon Stone, Lisa Simon, Emily Squires | Stars: April Allen, Ivy Austin, Michael A. Belgrave, Candice Bergen

40. 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

41. The 50 Greatest Documentaries (2005 TV Movie)

150 min | Documentary

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A countdown of the top 50 documentaries, based on a vote by documentary filmmakers.

Directors: Garry John Hughes, Elaine Shepherd | Stars: Zoë Wanamaker, David Aaronovitch, Barry Ackroyd, Randall Adams

42. It Conquered Hollywood! The Story of American International Pictures (2001 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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A 60-minute salute to American International Pictures. Entertainment lawyer Samuel Z. Arkoff founded AIP (then called American Releasing Corporation) on a $3000 loan in 1954 with his ... See full summary »

Writers: John Watkin, Eamon Harrington | Directors: Eamon Harrington, John Watkin | Stars: Samuel Z. Arkoff, Peter Bogdanovich, Bob Burns, Herman Cohen

43. Chicago Filmmakers on the Chicago River (1998)

77 min | Documentary

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"Chicago Filmmakers on the Chicago River" is an independent documentary film that reviews the careers of movie makers indigenous to Chicago. The filmmakers are interviewed aboard an amusing... See full summary »

Director: D.P. Carlson | Stars: Louis Antonelli, D.P. Carlson, Richard M. Daley, Andrew Davis

44. Movies That Shook the World (2005– )
Episode: 2001: A Space Odyssey (2005)

Documentary

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Writer: Jim Eckels | Stars: George Lucas, David Crosby, Roger Ebert, Howard McCurdy

45. X-Rated (2004 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Documentary

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A history of movies which have been certified with adult ratings by the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) from 1951 when the 'X' Certificate was invented, right up until the present day of '18' and 'R18'.

Stars: Neil Pearson, Tom Dewe Mathews, Ken Penry, Robin Askwith

46. Dead Teenager Movie (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 25 min | Short

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DEAD TEENAGER MOVIE is a short-format documentary examining a specific sub-genre of teen slasher films; namely the Dead Teenager Movie - a term coined by movie critic, Roger Ebert. Through ... See full summary »

Director: Julie Ng | Stars: Ryan Merriman, Chelan Simmons, Crystal Lowe, Sam Easton

47. The Siskel & Ebert 500th Anniversary Special (1989 TV Movie)

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Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert, who are celebrating the 500th edition of their movie review show, perform their program for the first time on stage in front of an audience.

Stars: Gene Siskel, Roger Ebert, Jessica Lange, Thea Flaum

48. Howard Stern on Demand (2005– )

TV-MA | Comedy, Talk-Show | Active

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Stars: Howard Stern, Robin Quivers, Artie Lange, Gary Dell'Abate

49. Clarkworld (2009)

Documentary

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ClarkWORLD is an inside look into the life and tragic death of famed film Director, Bob Clark. This biographical story is told from the people that knew him the best, and at times is ... See full summary »

Writer: Deren Abram | Director: Deren Abram | Stars: Peter Billingsley, Arnold Kunert, Bob Clark, Ken Goch

50. Tarnation (2003)

Unrated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography

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87 Metascore

Filmmaker Jonathan Caouette's documentary on growing up with his schizophrenic mother -- a mixture of snapshots, Super-8, answering machine messages, video diaries, early short films, and more -- culled from 19 years of his life.

Writer: Jonathan Caouette | Director: Jonathan Caouette | Stars: Jonathan Caouette, Renee Leblanc, Adolph Davis, Rosemary Davis