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1. Late Night with David Letterman (1982–2002)
Episode: Episode dated 21 February 1992 (1992)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

9.7
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Director: Hal Gurnee | Stars: David Letterman, Roger Ebert, Chris Elliott, Bruce Kapler

Votes: 7

2. The Daily Show (1996– )

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

8.8
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America's top fake news show.

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

Votes: 33,461

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

TV-14 | 11 min | Comedy

8.8
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The Critic pays tribute, and even delivers a eulogy to his idol, famed film critic Roger Ebert.

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

Votes: 57

4. Siskel & Ebert (1986–2010)

30 min | Talk-Show

8.7
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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

Votes: 1,191

5. Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th (2013 Video)

Not Rated | 400 min | Documentary, Horror

8.7
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A chronicle of the history of the Friday the 13th franchise.

Director: Daniel Farrands | Stars: Corey Feldman, Peter Bracke, Samantha Delutri, Kimberly Higgins

Votes: 910

6. Welcome to the Basement (2012– )

Comedy

8.7
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Matt's (Matt Sloan) got a bunch of movies he's never seen before. Craig (Craig Johnson) doesn't know what they are... See full synopsis »

Stars: Matt Sloan, Craig Johnson, Tona Williams, Aaron Yonda

Votes: 44

7. Siskel & Ebert (1986–2010)
Episode: Remembering Gene Siskel (1999)

Talk-Show

8.7
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Roger Ebert pays tribute to his late friend and colleague, Gene Siskel.

Star: Roger Ebert

Votes: 6

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

TV-14 | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.7
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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.

Director: Lauren MacMullan | Stars: Jon Lovitz, Nancy Cartwright, Christine Cavanaugh, Gerrit Graham

Votes: 70

9. The Cinema Snob (2007– )

Comedy

8.6
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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 »

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

Votes: 1,176

10. At the Movies (1982–1986)

30 min | Talk-Show

8.6
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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

Votes: 341

11. Sneak Previews (1975–1996)

30 min | Talk-Show

8.5
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Two critics review films both old and new.

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

Votes: 122

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

105 min | Comedy, 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, Doc Severinsen

Votes: 2,102

13. Movies That Shook the World (2005– )

Documentary

8.4
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Stars: Jeff Goldblum, George Lucas, Roger Ebert, Graham Nash

Votes: 37

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

80 min | Documentary, Biography

8.4
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Directors: Dick Carter, Steve Norman | Stars: Doris Day, Roger Ebert, Kirstie Alley, Kaye Ballard

Votes: 31

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

Talk-Show

8.4
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Stars: Roger Ebert, Martin Scorsese

Votes: 8

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

43 min | Documentary, Biography

8.4
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Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Stephen H. Bogart, Ernest Cunningham, Roger Ebert

Votes: 56

17. The Daily Show (1996– )
Episode: Roger Ebert (2006)

TV-14 | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.4
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Director: Chuck O'Neil | Stars: Jon Stewart, Lewis Black, Stephen Colbert, Roger Ebert

Votes: 11

18. Nostalgia Critic (2007– )

TV-14 | Comedy

8.3
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A sardonic critic reviews movies and TV shows from his childhood and adulthood.

Stars: Doug Walker, Rob Walker, Malcolm Ray, Tamara Chambers

Votes: 6,753

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: 14,043

20. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

8.3
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Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo

Votes: 388

21. 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, Sarah Gobble

Votes: 132

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

Documentary, Biography, Comedy

8.3
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Director: Allan Kartun | Stars: Bob Hope, Paula Abdul, Army Archerd, Lucie Arnaz

Votes: 28

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

31 min | Comedy

8.3
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Director: Brad Jones | Star: Brad Jones

Votes: 7

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

TV-14 | Comedy, Music

8.3
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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 »

Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Chevy Chase, Robin Duke, Mary Gross, Brad Hall

Votes: 32

25. DVD-R Hell (2011– )
Episode: Howard Cantour.com (2014)

6 min | Comedy

8.3
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Brad does a mock review of actor Shia LeBeouf's directorial debut, the short film Howard Cantor.com about an Internet reviewer that was heavily criticized for plagiarism.

Director: Brad Jones | Star: Brad Jones

Votes: 7

26. 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.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 32,784

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

45 min | Documentary

8.2
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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

Votes: 96

28. The Critic (1994–1995)

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

8.1
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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

Votes: 5,579

29. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

8.0
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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: 580

30. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

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

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,084

31. Life Itself (2014)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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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

Votes: 10,884 | Gross: $0.81M

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

120 min | Biography

7.9
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Peers honor the actress for her contributions to movies.

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

Votes: 212

33. 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.

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

Votes: 13,634 | Gross: $0.94M

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

62 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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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 »

Stars: Phil Collins, Micky Dolenz, Roger Ebert, Michael Friend

Votes: 122

35. E! Mysteries & Scandals (1998– )

30 min | Documentary

7.7
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Hollywood's most notorious scandals exposed through interviews and re-enactments.

Stars: A.J. Benza, A.C. Lyles, Noel Britton, Jeanne Carmen

Votes: 158

36. Chicago Filmmakers on the Chicago River (1998)

77 min | Documentary

7.7
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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

Votes: 33

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

90 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.7
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The life and works of a legendary animator.

Director: Margaret Selby | Stars: Ken Burns, Linda Jones Clough, Joe Dante, Marian Dern

Votes: 205

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

PG | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.7
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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.

Director: Daniel Attias | Stars: Kyle Chandler, Shanesia Davis, Fisher Stevens, Marion Ross

Votes: 35

39. 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.

Stars: Kyle Chandler, Shanesia Davis, Fisher Stevens, Billie Worley

Votes: 9,302

40. Late Night with David Letterman (1982–2002)

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, Marv Albert, Richard Lewis

Votes: 2,715

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

Comedy, Family, Music

7.5
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Directors: Jon Stone, Lisa Simon, Emily Squires | Stars: April Allen, Ivy Austin, Michael A. Belgrave, Candice Bergen

Votes: 25

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

60 min | Documentary

7.5
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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 »

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

Votes: 50

43. The 50 Greatest Documentaries (2005 TV Movie)

150 min | Documentary

7.4
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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

Votes: 78

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

60 min | Documentary

7.4
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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

Votes: 28

45. 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.

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

Votes: 1,189

46. Clarkworld (2009)

72 min | Documentary

7.4
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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 »

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

Votes: 47

47. Jambareeqi Reviews (2012– )

Animation

7.4
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Internet critic Jambareeqi reviews a variety of animated and live action films.

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

Votes: 20

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

30 min | Talk-Show

7.4
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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, Ignatiy Vishnevetsky, Roger Ebert, Bill Kurtis

Votes: 220

49. Dead Teenager Movie (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 25 min | Short

7.4
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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

Votes: 82

50. Standing on the Shoulders of Kubrick: The Legacy of 2001 (2007 Video)

21 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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Stanley Kubrick's groundbreaking 2001: A Space Odyssey opened the door to all the films and filmmakers who followed it. Through interviews with directors such as George Lucas, Steven ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Leva | Stars: George Lucas, Caleb Deschanel, Dennis Muren, Ben Burtt

Votes: 109