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1. Chicago (2002)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

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Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.

Director: Rob Marshall | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere, Taye Diggs

Votes: 185,246 | Gross: $170.69M

2. Cabaret (1972)

PG | 124 min | Drama, Musical

7.8
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80 Metascore

A female girlie club entertainer in Weimar Republic era Berlin romances two men while the Nazi Party rises to power around them.

Director: Bob Fosse | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Helmut Griem, Joel Grey

Votes: 39,578 | Gross: $42.77M

3. American Masters (1985– )

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 521

4. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

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

Votes: 440

5. Places in the Heart (1984)

PG | 111 min | Drama

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In central Texas in the 1930s, a widow, with two small children, tries to run her small 40-acre farm with the help of two disparate people.

Director: Robert Benton | Stars: Sally Field, Lindsay Crouse, Ed Harris, Amy Madigan

Votes: 8,475 | Gross: $34.90M

6. Still of the Night (1982)

PG | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A Manhattan psychiatrist probes a patient's murder and falls for the victim's mysterious mistress.

Director: Robert Benton | Stars: Roy Scheider, Meryl Streep, Jessica Tandy, Joe Grifasi

Votes: 3,146 | Gross: $5.98M

7. Funny Lady (1975)

PG | 136 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Story of singer Fanny Brice's stormy relationship with showman Billy Rose.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Barbra Streisand, James Caan, Omar Sharif, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 4,041 | Gross: $40.06M

8. Something for Everyone (1970)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Konrad, a handsome country boy in post-war Austria, charms his way into a butler position at the castle of a widowed countess that lost her fortune. Before long the opportunistic boy is ... See full summary »

Director: Harold Prince | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Michael York, Anthony Higgins, Heidelinde Weis

Votes: 627

9. Gypsy (1993 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 153 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

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Based on the autobiography of Gypsy Rose Lee, this made-for-TV movie-previously a Broadway smash and a 1962 film-depicts the life and times of a stripper and her domineering mother.

Director: Emile Ardolino | Stars: Bette Midler, Peter Riegert, Cynthia Gibb, Edward Asner

Votes: 1,387

10. CBS News Sunday Morning (1979– )

90 min | News

7.6
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The news show that does personal interest pieces, and has done since 1979. Anything from interviews with actors, political figures, athletes, musicians, costume designers, fashion designers... See full summary »

Stars: Charles Osgood, Jane Pauley, Conor Knighton, Mo Rocca

Votes: 411

11. French Postcards (1979)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

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An American group of exchange students come to Paris to study the language and culture for a year. The film depicts the various interactions between the students and the instructors, ... See full summary »

Director: Willard Huyck | Stars: Miles Chapin, Blanche Baker, David Marshall Grant, Valérie Quennessen

Votes: 413

12. The Boys Next Door (1996 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

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Jack Palmer is a social worker whose job has taken precedence over his personal life. Mainly, his job is to help four mentally challenged men live regular lives in a home. They consist of: ... See full summary »

Director: John Erman | Stars: Nathan Lane, Robert Sean Leonard, Tony Goldwyn, Michael Jeter

Votes: 382

13. Dinah! (1974– )

90 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Dinah's show premiered 9 September 1974 and continued through to 4 September 1981. She started out the 70's with Dinah's Place which usually featured one guest and was more of a home ... See full summary »

Stars: Dinah Shore, Charles Nelson Reilly, Betty White, Norm Crosby

Votes: 128

14. An Early Frost (1985 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

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A young lawyer hasn't told his parents about his homosexuality. Now he must tell them--at a time when the diagnosis was still a death sentence--that he has AIDS.

Director: John Erman | Stars: Gena Rowlands, Ben Gazzara, Sylvia Sidney, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 1,582

15. Omnibus (1967–2003)

Not Rated | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.9
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Arts documentary series with concerts and experimental dramatizations.

Stars: Humphrey Burton, David Collings, Kirsty Wark, Stephen Fry

Votes: 114

16. Blue Skies Again (1983)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Sport

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A hard-hitting, fast, sure-handed baseball player tries to break into the sport by applying for a spot on a minor-league team. The only problem is that the player is female, which engenders... See full summary »

Director: Richard Michaels | Stars: Harry Hamlin, Mimi Rogers, Kenneth McMillan, Robyn Barto

Votes: 150 | Gross: $0.08M

17. Breathing Lessons (1994 TV Movie)

PG | 93 min | Drama

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A married couple review their lives and renew their love for one another while driving to a friend's funeral.

Director: John Erman | Stars: James Garner, Joanne Woodward, Kathryn Erbe, Joyce Van Patten

Votes: 295

18. Liza with a Z (1972 TV Special)

55 min | Music

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Liza Minnelli stars in a television concert directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse. She performs such songs as the title number, "Liza with a 'Z'" and "Son of a Preacher Man". The concert ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Fosse | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Tony Bennett, Marisa Berenson, Lorna Luft

Votes: 461

19. Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age (2018)

Documentary, History, Musical | Post-production

Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age is the sequel to the feature film documentary Broadway: The Golden Age, which documented American theater in the 30s, 40s and 50s. This second installment of... See full summary »

Director: Rick McKay | Stars: Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Joanna Gleason, Diana Rigg

20. Every Act of Life (2017)

Documentary | Post-production

The life of Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally (Master Class, Ragtime): 60 years of groundbreaking plays and musicals, the struggle for LGBT rights, addiction and recovery, finding ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Kaufman | Stars: Richard Thomas, Patrick Wilson, Edie Falco, Angela Lansbury

21. Working in the Theatre (1976– )

60 min | Documentary, Talk-Show

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Bringing together performers, directors, playwrights, designers, choreographers, producers and behind-the-scenes personnel from the American and international theatre, the program offers a ... See full summary »

Stars: Jean Dalrymple, George White, Brendan Gill, Ted Chapin

Votes: 18

22. I Want to Go Home (1989)

100 min | Comedy

5.7
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Joey Wellman, a cantankerous American cartoonist, accepts an invitation to come to an exhibition in Paris, because his estranged daughter Elsie is a student there. He arrives with his ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Adolph Green, Laura Benson, Linda Lavin, Gérard Depardieu

Votes: 479

23. Broadway: The American Musical (2004)

360 min | Documentary, Music

8.6
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A six-part documentary about the Broadway musical

Stars: Julie Andrews, John Lahr, Stephen Sondheim, Philip Furia

Votes: 288

24. Na plovárne (1999– )

23 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Marek Eben, Quincy Jones, Jirí Barta, Matej Forman

Votes: 58

26. The Legacy Project (2011– )

Documentary

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The Legacy Project serves to heighten awareness of writing and composing for the stage. They provide a unique window into the thinking of America's most prominent and promising playwrights, composers, lyricists and librettists.

Stars: Lee Adams, Edward Albee, Annie Baker, Jerry Bock

27. The 61st Annual Tony Awards (2007 TV Special)

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Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Eric Dysart, Kevin Adams, John Ahlin, Jane Alexander

Votes: 53

28. Walk on By: The Story of Popular Song (2001– )

49 min | Documentary, Music

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Eight-episode series depicting 100 years of history of popular song, from early pioneers to rock'n'roll revolution and modern-day pop.

Stars: Pat Boone, Jerry Wexler, Clive Owen, Burt Bacharach

Votes: 56

29. The 38th Annual Tony Awards (1984 TV Special)

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Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Julie Andrews, Robert Preston, Martine Allard, Emanuel Azenberg

30. Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical Treasure (2008 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Musical

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HOLLYWOOD SINGING & DANCING: A MUSICAL TREASURE is a celebration of song and dance, beginning with the Busby Berkeley films that lifted the spirits of audiences during the Great Depression,... See full summary »

Director: Mark McLaughlin | Stars: Julie Andrews, Fred Astaire, Obba Babatundé, John Badham

Votes: 35

31. Gintberg på kanten (2011– )

30 min | Documentary, Comedy

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Stars: Jan Gintberg, Niels Jensen, Thomas Olsen, Karl Nielsen

Votes: 34

32. AFI's 100 Years... 100 Songs: America's Greatest Music in the Movies (2004 TV Movie)

180 min | Documentary, Music

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The top 100 songs of the past 100 years chosen by the American Film Institute are presented by host-actor John Travolta.

Director: Gary Smith | Stars: John Travolta, Clay Aiken, Debbie Allen, Julie Andrews

Votes: 127

33. Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy (2013 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

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Engaging, humorous, and provocative, Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy examines the unique role of Jewish composers and lyricists in the creation of the modern American musical. The film ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Kantor | Stars: Mary Ellen Barrett, Jamie Bernstein, Jerry Bock, Matthew Broderick

Votes: 56

34. Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1950s: The Golden Era of the Musical (2009 Video)

Documentary, Musical

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During the 1950s, musical masterpieces that have yet to be equaled were produced in Cinemascope with stereophonic sound. These two episodes explore how the post-war years were alive with ... See full summary »

Stars: Allan Arkush, Obba Babatundé, Robert Banas, Robert S. Birchard

Votes: 22

35. First You Dream: The Music of Kander & Ebb (2015 TV Movie)

PG | 60 min | Musical

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An all-star cast performs the music of John Kander and Fred Ebb; songs include "New York, New York" and "Cabaret."

Director: Matt Hoffman | Stars: Kate Baldwin, Heidi Blickenstaff, James Clow, Norm Lewis

Votes: 10

36. Live from Broadway: Hello, Dolly! (1995 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

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Director: Neil Borrell | Stars: Lucie Arnaz, Bob Avian, Edward Berkeley, David Birney

37. The 51st Annual Tony Awards (1997 TV Special)

Music

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Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Rosie O'Donnell, Adam Alexi-Malle, Julie Andrews, Lauren Bacall

Votes: 55

38. Cabaret (1995 Video)

Musical

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Director: Deborah Khan | Stars: Dominic Cooper, Emily Coran, Daniel Cormack, Leah Culwin

39. Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1980s, 1990s and 2000s (2009 Video)

Documentary, Musical

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Stars: Julie Andrews, Allan Arkush, Armand Assante, Dan Aykroyd

Votes: 15

40. Magnavox Presents Frank Sinatra (1973 TV Special)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Music

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Frank Sinatra returns to the spotlight with a television special.

Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Don Costa, Gordon Jenkins

Votes: 66

41. Sam Found Out: A Triple Play (1988 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

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Liza Minnelli plays three separate women in three separate stories. There's a serious drama about a hooker and her pimp, a romance about a lonely dancer and a black prince and a musical about a man and a woman having dog problems.

Director: Piers Haggard | Stars: Liza Minnelli, L. Peter Callender, Marilyn Cooper, Douglas Fisher

Votes: 18

42. The 35th Annual Tony Awards (1981 TV Special)

Family

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Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Richard Chamberlain, Tom Aldredge, Jane Alexander

Votes: 18

43. Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1970's (2009 Video)

Documentary, Musical

6.9
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Director: Mark McLaughlin | Stars: Marty Angelo, Allan Arkush, Fred Astaire, Obba Babatundé

Votes: 10

44. Frank Sinatra in Japan: Live at the Budokan Hall, Tokyo (1985 TV Special)

G | 70 min | Music

8.1
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Frank Sinatra live on stage in Japan's famous Budokan Hall.

Stars: Frank Sinatra, Joe Parnello

Votes: 19

45. Sorbas (1972 TV Movie)

110 min | Musical

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Directors: Otto Anton Eder, Rolf Kutschera, Michael Maurer | Stars: Yossi Yadin, Luise Ullrich, Dagmar Koller, Peter Fröhlich

46. The 22nd Annual Tony Awards (1968 TV Special)

Family

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Tony Award is the popular name of award, annually awarded for achievements in area of the American theatre, including a musical theatre. Complete official name of bonus - "Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre".

Director: Stan Harris | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Peter Ustinov, George Abbott, David Atkinson

Votes: 27

47. L'encyclopédie audio-visuelle (1992– )

52 min | Documentary

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Stars: Birgit Bofarull, Jacques Bonnaffé, Peter Lucas, Barbara M. Messner

Votes: 7

48. Grammy Living Legends (1989 TV Movie)

120 min | Music

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A special honoring four contemporary artists from the music industry (Liza Minnelli, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Willie Nelson, Smokey Robinson) as chosen by the Board of Trustees of the National ... See full summary »

Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Herbie Hancock, Kris Kristofferson, Angela Lansbury, Whoopi Goldberg

49. Kiss of the Spider Woman - Making the Musical (2008 Video)

12 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: David Weisman | Stars: Beverly D'Angelo, Fred Ebb, John Kander, Terrence McNally

50. Theatreland (1996–1997)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Sheridan Morley, Emma Freud, Diana Rigg, Steven Berkoff

Votes: 5