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1. The Simpsons (1989– )

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

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

Creator: Matt Groening | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith

2. The Outsiders (1983)

PG-13 | 91 min | Crime, Drama

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When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events.

Writers: Kathleen Rowell, S.E. Hinton | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, Patrick Swayze

3. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

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

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The classic late night live sketch comedy show.

Creator: Lorne Michaels | Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Seth Meyers

4. Seven Psychopaths (2012)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime

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A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.

Writer: Martin McDonagh | Director: Martin McDonagh | Stars: Colin Farrell, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken

5. The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)

PG-13 | 123 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

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65 Metascore

A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.

Writers: Terry Gilliam, Charles McKeown | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Lily Cole, Heath Ledger, Andrew Garfield

6. The Book of Eli (2010)

R | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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53 Metascore

A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.

Writer: Gary Whitta | Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes | Stars: Denzel Washington, Mila Kunis, Ray Stevenson, Gary Oldman

7. Dracula (1992)

R | 128 min | Horror, Romance

7.5
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57 Metascore

The vampire comes to England to seduce a visitor's fiancée and inflict havoc in the foreign land.

Writers: Bram Stoker, James V. Hart | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins, Keanu Reeves

8. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)

PG-13 | 112 min | Biography, Drama

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The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a stroke and has to live with an almost totally paralyzed body; only his left eye isn't paralyzed.

Writers: Ronald Harwood, Jean-Dominique Bauby | Director: Julian Schnabel | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Marie-Josée Croze, Anne Consigny

9. Domino (2005)

R | 127 min | Action, Biography, Crime

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A recounting of Domino Harvey's life story. The daughter of actor Laurence Harvey turned away from her career as a Ford model to become a bounty hunter.

Writers: Richard Kelly, Steve Barancik | Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Keira Knightley, Mickey Rourke, Édgar Ramírez, Delroy Lindo

10. 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

11. Mystery Men (1999)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

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65 Metascore

A group of inept amateur superheroes must try to save the day when a supervillian threatens to destroy a major superhero and the city.

Creator: Bob Burden | Director: Kinka Usher | Stars: Ben Stiller, Janeane Garofalo, William H. Macy, Hank Azaria

12. Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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62 Metascore

A film set in a strange afterlife way station that has been reserved for people who have committed suicide.

Writers: Goran Dukic, Etgar Keret | Director: Goran Dukic | Stars: Patrick Fugit, Shea Whigham, Tom Waits, Shannyn Sossamon

13. Twixt (2011)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

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A writer with a declining career arrives in a small town as part of his book tour and gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl. That night in a dream, he is approached by a... See full summary »

Writer: Francis Ford Coppola | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Val Kilmer, Bruce Dern, Elle Fanning, Ben Chaplin

14. The Fisher King (1991)

R | 137 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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A former radio DJ, suicidally despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake.

Writer: Richard LaGravenese | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Robin Williams, Adam Bryant, Paul Lombardi

15. Rumble Fish (1983)

R | 94 min | Drama

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Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation, and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on.

Writers: S.E. Hinton, Francis Ford Coppola | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Matt Dillon, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane, Dennis Hopper

16. Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009– )

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

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Comedian Jimmy Fallon hosts a late-night talk show.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, Bashir Salahuddin

17. Short Cuts (1993)

R | 187 min | Comedy, Drama

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The day-to-day lives of a number of suburban Los Angeles residents.

Writers: Raymond Carver, Robert Altman, Frank Barhydt | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Andie MacDowell, Julianne Moore, Tim Robbins, Bruce Davison

18. Down by Law (1986)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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The story of three different men in a Louisiana prison and their eventual journey.

Writer: Jim Jarmusch | Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi

19. Night on Earth (1991)

R | 129 min | Comedy, Drama

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An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.

Writer: Jim Jarmusch | Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Lisanne Falk, Alan Randolph Scott

20. The Cotton Club (1984)

R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Music

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The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people that visited the club, those that ran it, and is peppered with the Jazz music that made it so famous.

Writers: William Kennedy, Francis Ford Coppola, Mario Puzo, Jim Haskins | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane, Lonette McKee

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

22. Romeo Is Bleeding (1993)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Detective Jack Grimaldi (Gary Oldman) takes us through his shattered life after encountering the most deadly (and deceptive) criminal he has ever had to deal with. It doesn't help that ... See full summary »

Writer: Hilary Henkin | Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Gary Oldman, Lena Olin, Wallace Wood, Juliette Lewis

23. Mystery Train (1989)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Three stories are connected by a Memphis hotel and the spirit of Elvis Presley.

Writer: Jim Jarmusch | Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Masatoshi Nagase, Yûki Kudô, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Cinqué Lee

24. Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005)

Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary

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A documentary about the Enron corporation, its faulty and corrupt business practices, and how they led to its fall.

Writers: Peter Elkind, Alex Gibney, Bethany McLean | Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: John Beard, Tim Belden, Barbara Boxer, George W. Bush

25. The Two Jakes (1990)

R | 137 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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56 Metascore

The sequel to Chinatown (1974) finds Jake Gittes investigating adultery and murder... and the money that comes from oil.

Writer: Robert Towne | Director: Jack Nicholson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Harvey Keitel, Meg Tilly, Madeleine Stowe

26. The Tiger and the Snow (2005)

110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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A love-struck Italian poet is stuck in Iraq at the onset of an American invasion.

Writers: Roberto Benigni, Vincenzo Cerami | Director: Roberto Benigni | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Jean Reno, Nicoletta Braschi, Tom Waits

27. One from the Heart (1982)

R | 107 min | Musical, Romance

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Hank and Frannie don't seem to be able to live together anymore. After a five-year relationship, lustful and dreamy Fanny leaves down-to-earth Hank on the anniversary of their relationship.... See full summary »

Writers: Armyan Bernstein, Francis Ford Coppola | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Frederic Forrest, Teri Garr, Raul Julia, Nastassja Kinski

28. Ironweed (1987)

R | 143 min | Drama

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A schizophrenic drifter spends Halloween in his home town after returning there for the first time in decades.

Writer: William Kennedy | Director: Hector Babenco | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Carroll Baker, Michael O'Keefe

29. Paradise Alley (1978)

PG | 107 min | Drama

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Three Italian-American brothers, living in the slums of 1940's New York, try to help each other with one's wrestling career using one brother's promotional skills and another brother's con-artist tactics to thwart a sleazy manager.

Writer: Sylvester Stallone | Director: Sylvester Stallone | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Lee Canalito, Armand Assante, Frank McRae

30. At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991)

R | 189 min | Drama, Romance

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Martin and Hazel Quarrier are small-town fundamentalist missionaries sent to the jungles of South America to convert the Indians. Their remote mission was previously run by the Catholics, ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Matthiessen, Jean-Claude Carrière, Hector Babenco | Director: Hector Babenco | Stars: Tom Berenger, John Lithgow, Daryl Hannah, Aidan Quinn

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

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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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

32. Yes (I) (2004)

R | 100 min | Drama, Romance

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55 Metascore

In this film, told almost entirely in iambic pentameter, She is a scientist in a loveless marriage to Anthony, a devious politician. He is a Lebanese doctor in self-imposed exile, working ... See full summary »

Writer: Sally Potter | Director: Sally Potter | Stars: Joan Allen, Simon Abkarian, Sam Neill, Shirley Henderson

33. Wolfen (1981)

R | 115 min | Horror, Thriller

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A New York cop investigates a series of brutal deaths that resemble animal attacks.

Writers: Whitley Strieber, David Eyre, Michael Wadleigh | Director: Michael Wadleigh | Stars: Albert Finney, Diane Venora, Edward James Olmos, Gregory Hines

34. Until the End of the World (1991)

R | 158 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

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Set in 1999, a woman (Dommartin) has a car accident with some bank robbers, who enlist her help to take the bank money to a drop in Paris. On the way she runs into another fugitive from the... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Almereyda, Peter Carey, Solveig Dommartin, Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: William Hurt, Solveig Dommartin, Pietro Falcone, Enzo Turrin

35. Queens Logic (1991)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

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When childhood friends Al, Dennis and Eliot get together for Ray's wedding, which may or may not happen, they end up on a roller-coaster ride through reality. During one tumultuous, crazy ... See full summary »

Writers: Tony Spiridakis, Joseph W. Savino | Director: Steve Rash | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Linda Fiorentino, John Malkovich, Joe Mantegna

36. Fishing with John (1991 TV Mini-Series)

Not Rated | 152 min | Documentary, Comedy, Sport

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Musician John Lurie knows nothing about fishing, but that doesn't stop him from embarking on fishing in exotic locations with friends.

Stars: John Lurie, Willem Dafoe, Nik Tyler, Robb Webb

37. Fernwood Tonight (1977– )

30 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

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Barth Gimble and Jerry Hubbard are the host of a talk show produced in the fictitious town of Fernwood, Ohio (also the setting of "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman"). The show featured parodies ... See full summary »

Creator: Norman Lear | Stars: Martin Mull, Fred Willard, Frank De Vol, Tommy Tedesco

38. Streetwise (1984)

91 min | Documentary

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Gritty documentary looks at the life and lives of teenagers living on the streets of Seattle.

Writer: Cheryl McCall | Director: Martin Bell | Stars: Roberta Joseph Hayes, Baby Gramps, Kim, Lillie

39. Austin City Limits (1975– )

60 min | Documentary, Music | Active

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Established singer-songwriters and acclaimed newcomers perform country, blues, rock, folk, bluegrass, and related styles of music from Studio 6A of public television station KLRU (formerly KLRN) at the University of Texas at Austin.

Creator: Bill Arhos | Stars: Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett, Alison Krauss, Joe Ely

40. Coffee and Cigarettes III (1995)

12 min | Comedy, Short

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This shortcut repeats the structure of Coffee and Cigarettes. This time, Iggy Pop and Tom Waits meet in a bar. But, again, we don't know why they agreed to do that in the first place, ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Iggy Pop, Tom Waits

41. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Mike Douglas, Sergio Franchi, Joe Harnell Sextet, Jackie Gleason

42. Cold Feet (1989)

R | 94 min | Comedy

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A psycho-killer with mommy issues, a charming crooked cowboy and their girl steel some jewels. The cowboy decides not to share and goes on the run with the loot. A crazy chase across the country between former partners in crime begins.

Writers: Thomas McGuane, Jim Harrison | Director: Robert Dornhelm | Stars: Keith Carradine, Sally Kirkland, Tom Waits, Bill Pullman

43. Whistle Test (1971–1987)

Music

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Contemporary music show.

Stars: Bob Harris, Anne Nightingale, Steve Howe, Jon Anderson

44. Red Hot and Blue (1990 TV Movie)

88 min | Music

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Contemporary pop performers reinterpreting several songs of Cole Porter, in music videos directed by established directors.

Directors: Percy Adlon, David Byrne, Alex Cox, Jonathan Demme, Philippe Gautier, Jim Jarmusch, Neil Jordan, Edward Lachman, Adelle Lutz, John Maybury, Steve McLean, Sandy McLeod, Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Zak Ove, Mark Pellington, Roger Pomphrey, Matthew Rolston, John Scarlett-Davies, Wim Wenders | Stars: Afrika Bambaataa, Bono, David Byrne, Neneh Cherry

45. The Stone Boy (1984)

PG | 91 min | Drama

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A Midwestern farm family faces major emotional adjustment after a tragedy results in the death of an older brother.

Writer: Gina Berriault | Director: Christopher Cain | Stars: Robert Duvall, Jason Presson, Glenn Close, Susan Rinell

46. Room 101 (1994– )

29 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

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Stars: Paul Merton, Nick Hancock, Frank Skinner, Terry Wogan

47. Bukowski: Born into This (2003)

R | 130 min | Documentary, Biography

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Documentary on Charles Bukowski, author of 'Notes of a Dirty Old Man', 'Love Is a Dog from Hell', and the autobiographical novels, 'Women', 'Hollywood', and 'Post Office'.

Director: John Dullaghan | Stars: Charles Bukowski, Bono, John Bryan, Linda Lee Bukowski

48. Candy Mountain (1988)

R | 91 min | Drama

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A struggling musician sets out to find the legendary guitar maker Elmore Silk, with whom he hopes to strike a deal to make himself rich and famous.

Writer: Rudy Wurlitzer | Directors: Robert Frank, Rudy Wurlitzer | Stars: Kevin J. O'Connor, Eric Mitchell, Mary Joy, Bob Joy

49. Big Time (1988)

PG | Documentary, Music

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Bringing his unique sense of humor to this bizarre and original piece of moviemaking, Tom Waits takes the audience through a musical journey with his jazzy, quirky, bluesy tunes presented ... See full summary »

Writers: Kathleen Brennan, Tom Waits | Director: Chris Blum | Stars: Tom Waits, Michael L. Blair, Ralph Carney, Greg Cohen

50. Dinah! (1974– )

90 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Dinah Shore, Charles Nelson Reilly, Betty White, Robert Fuller