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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. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Greta Garbo: The Mysterious Lady (1998)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.6
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Writer: John Griffin | Director: John Griffin | Star: Greta Garbo

3. The Prospector (1998)

28 min | Romance, Short, Western

8.5
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The year is 1850... A gold prospector, seeking his fortune, finds more than he bargained for when he befriends a stranded woman on his journey through the California Sierras. When their ... See full summary »

Director: Owen Renfroe | Stars: Tim DeKay, Bruce Hart, Elisa Taylor, Brian Wasiak

4. The General (1926)

Unrated | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
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When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single handedly and straight through enemy lines.

Writers: Buster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman, Al Boasberg, Charles Henry Smith | Directors: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley

5. Tell It to the Marines (1926)

Passed | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.3
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U.S. Marine Sergeant O'Hara has his hands full training raw recruits, one of whom, 'Skeets' Burns, is a particular thorn in his side. If Burns's lackadaisical approach to the military were ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Schayer, Joseph Farnham | Director: George W. Hill | Stars: Lon Chaney, William Haines, Eleanor Boardman, Eddie Gribbon

6. Tol'able David (1921)

99 min | Drama

8.2
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When three thuggish men are responsible for the death of his father and the crippling of his brother, young David must choose between supporting his family or risking his life and exacting vengeance.

Writers: Joseph Hergesheimer, Edmund Goulding, Henry King | Director: Henry King | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Gladys Hulette, Walter P. Lewis, Ernest Torrence

7. The Navigator (1924)

Unrated | 59 min | Action, Comedy

8.1
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Two spoiled rich people find themselves trapped on an empty passenger ship.

Writers: Clyde Bruckman, Joseph A. Mitchell, Jean C. Havez | Directors: Donald Crisp, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Frederick Vroom, Clarence Burton

8. An Edison Album (2013 TV Movie)

84 min | Documentary, Comedy, Fantasy

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A compilation of very short films produced by Thomas Edison's company in the early years of filmmaking (1893-1912).

Writer: Charles Musser

9. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Goldwyn: The Man and His Movies (2001)

118 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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Documentary on the legendary Hollywood movie mogul, who created his own independent production company to produce such classics as Dodsworth, Stella Dallas, Wuthering Heights, The Little ... See full summary »

Writers: A. Scott Berg, Peter Jones | Directors: Mark A. Catalena, Peter Jones | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Dana Andrews, Ann Blyth, Marlon Brando

10. Catch Me If You Can (2002)

PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.0
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76 Metascore

A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr., who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars' worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor.

Writers: Jeff Nathanson, Frank Abagnale Jr., Stan Redding | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen

11. 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

12. Seven Chances (1925)

Not Rated | 56 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

8.0
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A man learns he will inherit a fortune if he marries. By 7 p.m. Today.

Writers: Roi Cooper Megrue, Clyde Bruckman, Jean C. Havez, Joseph A. Mitchell | Director: Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Ruth Dwyer, T. Roy Barnes, Snitz Edwards

13. Girl Shy (1924)

Not Rated | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

8.0
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A shy, young man, who is completely incapable of talking to women, decides to write a book that details to other bachelors how to find a girlfriend.

Writers: Sam Taylor, Ted Wilde, Tim Whelan, Thomas J. Gray | Directors: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Richard Daniels, Carlton Griffin

14. The Scarecrow (1920)

Not Rated | 19 min | Comedy, Short, Family

8.0
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Two inventive farmhands compete for the hand of the same girl.

Writers: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline | Directors: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Mary Astor, Edward F. Cline, Luke the Dog

15. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Anthony Perkins: A Life in the Shadows (1999)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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Writer: Stephen Farber | Director: Selina Lin | Stars: Dennis Christopher, Mary Griffitts, John Kerr, Janet Leigh

16. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Spencer Tracy: Triumph & Turmoil (1999)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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Writer: Stephen Farber | Director: Selina Lin | Stars: Peter Graves, Spencer Tracy, Stanley Kramer, Robert Wagner

17. The Last Command (1928)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.9
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A former Imperial Russian general and cousin of the Czar ends up in Hollywood as an extra in a movie directed by a former revolutionary.

Writers: Lajos Biró, John F. Goodrich, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Josef von Sternberg | Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Emil Jannings, Evelyn Brent, William Powell, Jack Raymond

18. Big Business (1929)

19 min | Short, Comedy, Family

7.9
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Ollie and Stanley are two Christmas Tree sales reps who get into one of their usual mutual destruction fights with a homeowner.

Writer: H.M. Walker | Directors: James W. Horne, Leo McCarey | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Charlie Hall

19. Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (1922)

Not Rated | 242 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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Arch-criminal Dr. Mabuse sets out to make a fortune and run Berlin. Detective Wenk sets out to stop him.

Writers: Norbert Jacques, Fritz Lang, Thea von Harbou | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Aud Egede-Nissen, Gertrude Welcker, Alfred Abel

20. Greed (1924)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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The sudden fortune won from a lottery fans such destructive greed that it ruins the lives of the three people involved.

Writers: June Mathis, Erich von Stroheim, Frank Norris | Director: Erich von Stroheim | Stars: Gibson Gowland, Zasu Pitts, Jean Hersholt, Dale Fuller

21. Underworld (1927)

Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Boisterous gangster kingpin Bull Weed rehabilitates his former lawyer from his alcoholic haze, but complications arise when he falls for Weed's girlfriend.

Writers: Charles Furthman, Ben Hecht, Robert N. Lee, George Marion Jr. | Directors: Josef von Sternberg, Arthur Rosson | Stars: George Bancroft, Clive Brook, Evelyn Brent, Fred Kohler

22. The Docks of New York (1928)

Not Rated | 76 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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A blue-collar worker on New York's depressed waterfront finds his life changed after he saves a woman attempting suicide.

Writers: Jules Furthman, Julian Johnson, John Monk Saunders | Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: George Bancroft, Betty Compson, Olga Baclanova, Clyde Cook

23. Super Password (1984–1989)

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

7.8
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Second revised version of the classic Mark Goodson game show, where celebrity-contestant teams conveyed passwords using one-word clues.

Stars: Bert Convy, Gene Wood, Tom Poston, Rich Jeffries

24. The Goat (1921)

23 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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A series of adventures begins when an accident during photographing causes Buster to be mistaken for Dead Shot Dan, the evil badguy.

Writers: Buster Keaton, Malcolm St. Clair | Directors: Buster Keaton, Malcolm St. Clair | Stars: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts, Malcolm St. Clair

25. The Play House (1921)

G | 18 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

7.8
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After waking up from his wacky dream, a theater stage hand inadvertently causes havoc everywhere he works.

Writers: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline | Directors: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline, Monte Collins, Virginia Fox

26. Password Plus (1979–2012)

TV-G | 30 min | Game-Show

7.8
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Revised version of the verenable Goodson-Todman game show, where celebrity-contestant teams try to convey passwords.

Stars: Allen Ludden, Bill Cullen, Patty Duke, Audrey Landers

27. Teddy at the Throttle (1917)

18 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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Gloria Dawn lives down the hall from her sweetheart, Bobbie Knight. The dishonest Henry Black is Gloria's guardian, and he is also in charge of Bobbie's inheritance. The scheming guardian ... See full summary »

Director: Clarence G. Badger | Stars: Bobby Vernon, Gloria Swanson, Wallace Beery, May Emory

28. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Charlie Chaplin: A Tramp's Life (1998)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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Writer: Peter Jones | Director: Peter Jones | Stars: Claire Bloom, Charles Chaplin, Oona Chaplin, Syd Chaplin

29. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Edward G. Robinson: Little Big Man (1996)

Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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Writer: Peter Jones | Director: Peter Jones | Stars: John McCarty, Edward G. Robinson

30. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Jack Benny: Now Cut That Out! (1996)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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Writer: Peter Jones | Director: Peter Jones | Stars: Steve Allen, Jack Benny, Joan Benny, George Burns

31. Biography (1987– )
Episode: John Steinbeck: An American Author (1999)

Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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Writer: Morgan Neville | Director: Morgan Neville | Stars: John Steinbeck, Fred Ward

32. Neighbors (1920)

18 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

7.7
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A young couple who live next to each other in tenement apartments do everything they can to be together despite of their feuding families.

Writers: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Directors: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts, Joe Keaton

33. Never Weaken (1921)

Passed | 19 min | Short, Comedy, Thriller

7.7
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Our hero (Lloyd) is infatuated with a girl in the next office. In order to drum up business for her boss, an osteopath, he gets an actor friend to pretend injuries that the doctor "cures", ... See full summary »

Writers: Hal Roach, Sam Taylor, H.M. Walker | Director: Fred C. Newmeyer | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Roy Brooks, Mark Jones

34. Po zakonu (1926)

80 min | Drama

7.7
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A five-person team of gold prospectors in the Yukon has just begun to enjoy great success when one of the members snaps, and suddenly kills two of the others. The two survivors, a husband ... See full summary »

Writers: Lev Kuleshov, Jack London, Viktor Shklovsky | Director: Lev Kuleshov | Stars: Aleksandra Khokhlova, Sergey Komarov, Vladimir Fogel, Pyotr Galadzhev

35. Tattletales (1982–1984)

TV-PG | 30 min | Game-Show

7.7
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Updated version of the 1974-1978 CBS game show, where celebrities and their spouses answered questions about each other and won money for the audience.

Stars: Howard Keel, Judy Keel, Bert Convy, Jack Carter

36. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Archer Vice: A Debt of Honor (2014)

TV-MA | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.7
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Pam gets targeted for death by the Yakuza while the group continues to dig their way out of financial trouble.

Creator: Adam Reed | Director: Bryan Fordney | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Tom Kane, Amber Nash

37. The Freshman (1925)

Not Rated | 76 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

7.6
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Nerdy college student will do anything to become popular on campus.

Writers: Sam Taylor, Ted Wilde, John Grey, Tim Whelan | Directors: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Brooks Benedict, James Anderson

38. The Wheel (1923)

273 min | Drama

7.6
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Sisif, a railwayman, and his son Elie fall in love with the beautiful Norma (whom Sisif rescued from a train crash when a baby and raised as his daughter), with tragic results. Originally ... See full summary »

Writer: Abel Gance | Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Séverin-Mars, Ivy Close, Gabriel de Gravone, Pierre Magnier

39. For Heaven's Sake (1926)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

7.6
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The Uptown Boy, J. Harold Manners (Lloyd) is a millionaire playboy who falls for the Downtown Girl, Hope (Ralston) who works in Brother Paul's (Weigel) mission. In order to build up ... See full summary »

Writers: Ted Wilde, John Grey, Clyde Bruckman, Ralph Spence | Director: Sam Taylor | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Noah Young, Jim Mason

40. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Jean Harlow: Platinum Bombshell (1996)

Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
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Writer: Peter Jones | Director: Peter Jones | Star: Jean Harlow

41. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.5
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Stars: Frank Sinatra, Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Fred Astaire

42. Why Worry? (1923)

TV-G | 63 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

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Harold Van Pelham (Lloyd) is a hypochondriac, rich businessman who sails to the tropics for his 'health.' Instead of the peace and seclusion he is seeking, he finds himself in the middle of... See full summary »

Writers: Sam Taylor, Ted Wilde, Tim Whelan, H.M. Walker | Directors: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, John Aasen, Wallace Howe

43. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Buster Keaton: Genius in Slapshoes (1995)

50 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.5
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Writer: Peter Jones | Director: Peter Jones | Stars: James Karen, Buster Keaton, Richard Lewis, Dick Van Dyke

44. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: The Itchy & Scratchy & Poochie Show (1997)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

7.5
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Krusty becomes alarmed at the flagging ratings for "The Itchy & Scratchy Show" and demands it be corrected. The producers reason some new gimmicks are needed to inject fresh air and - after a focus group doesn't quite go as well as planned - decide to introduce a new character named Poochie, a rapping cartoon dog that is supposed to become friends with Itchy and Scratchy. Homer auditions to do ... See full summary »

Creators: Matt Groening, James L. Brooks, Sam Simon | Director: Steven Dean Moore | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

45. X-Men (2000)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.4
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64 Metascore

Two mutants come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.

Writers: Tom DeSanto, Bryan Singer, David Hayter | Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Famke Janssen

46. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (I) (1923)

Unrated | 133 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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In fifteenth century Paris, the brother of the archdeacon plots with the gypsy king to foment a peasant revolt. Meanwhile, a freakish hunchback falls in love with the gypsy queen.

Writers: Victor Hugo, Perley Poore Sheehan, Edward T. Lowe Jr. | Director: Wallace Worsley | Stars: Lon Chaney, Patsy Ruth Miller, Norman Kerry, Kate Lester

47. Old and New (1929)

121 min | Drama

7.4
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Writers: Grigori Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein | Directors: Grigori Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Marfa Lapkina, M. Ivanin, Konstantin Vasilyev, Vasili Buzenkov

48. Dom na Trubnoy (1928)

64 min | Comedy

7.4
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Writers: Nikolay Erdman, Anatoli Marienhof, Vadim Shershenevich, Viktor Shklovsky, Bella Zorich | Director: Boris Barnet | Stars: Vera Maretskaya, Vladimir Fogel, Yelena Tyapkina, Sergey Komarov

49. Lumiere's First Picture Shows (2013 TV Movie)

27 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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An overview of the works of French film pioneers Louis and Auguste Lumière from 1895 to 1897.

50. American Family (2002–2004)
Episode: Mexican Revolution (2002)

Drama, Family

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The family celebrates the 88th anniversary of the day Pancho Villa made Jess's grandmother colonel in his army during the Mexican revolution

Stars: Edward James Olmos, Constance Marie, Raquel Welch, A.J. Lamas