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1. Clue (1985)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.3
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36 Metascore

Six guests are invited to a strange house and must cooperate with the staff to solve a murder mystery.

Writers: John Landis, Jonathan Lynn | Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd

Votes: 51,518

2. My Cousin Vinny (1992)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Crime

7.5
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Two New Yorkers are accused of murder in rural Alabama while on their way back to college, and one of their cousins--an inexperienced, loudmouth lawyer not accustomed to Southern rules and manners--comes in to defend them.

Writer: Dale Launer | Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Joe Pesci, Marisa Tomei, Ralph Macchio, Mitchell Whitfield

Votes: 76,180

3. Sgt. Bilko (1996)

PG | 93 min | Comedy

5.7
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This movie is a remake of the hit series which starred, Phil Silvers as Sgt. Bilko. In this movie, Bilko runs the motor pool and has all sorts of scams going on like gambling, renting out ... See full summary »

Writers: Nat Hiken, Andy Breckman | Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Steve Martin, Dan Aykroyd, Phil Hartman, Glenne Headly

Votes: 16,510

4. The Whole Nine Yards (2000)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime

6.7
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47 Metascore

Nick is a struggling dentist in Canada. A new neighbor moves in, and he discovers that it is Jimmy "The Tulip" Teduski. His wife convinces him to go to Chicago and inform the mob boss who wants Jimmy dead.

Writer: Mitchell Kapner | Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, Rosanna Arquette, Michael Clarke Duncan

Votes: 84,154

5. Vanity Fair (2004)

PG-13 | 141 min | Drama

6.2
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53 Metascore

Growing up poor in London, Becky Sharp (Witherspoon) defies her poverty-stricken background and ascends the social ladder alongside her best friend, Amelia.

Writers: Matthew Faulk, Mark Skeet, Julian Fellowes, William Makepeace Thackeray | Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Romola Garai, James Purefoy, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Votes: 16,375

6. Wild Target (2010)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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41 Metascore

A hitman tries to retire but a beautiful thief may change his plans.

Writers: Lucinda Coxon, Pierre Salvadori | Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Bill Nighy, Emily Blunt, Rupert Grint, Rupert Everett

Votes: 27,291

7. On the Buses (1969–1973)

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Jack-the-lad bus driver and conductor Stan and Jack enjoy the female employees more than their work and Inspector Blake is relentless in his attempts to make their lives a misery.

Creators: Ronald Chesney, Ronald Wolfe | Stars: Anna Karen, Bob Grant, Stephen Lewis, Reg Varney

Votes: 1,091

8. 3 Men and a Little Lady (1990)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.1
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Sylvia's work increasingly takes her away from the three men who help bring up Mary, her daughter. When she decides to move to England and take Mary with her, the three men are heartbroken ... See full summary »

Writers: Coline Serreau, Sara Parriott, Josann McGibbon, Charlie Peters | Director: Emile Ardolino | Stars: Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson, Nancy Travis

Votes: 15,954

9. Into the Night (1985)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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Ed Okin's life is somewhat out of control. He can't sleep, his wife betrays him and his job is dull. One night he starts to drive through Los Angeles and he finally ends in the parking ... See full summary »

Writer: Ron Koslow | Director: John Landis | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Michelle Pfeiffer, Carmen Argenziano, Andrew Marton

Votes: 7,032

10. Good Neighbors (1975–1978)

28 min | Comedy

8.1
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The perils of "escaping the rat race" and dropping out of society - to start a farm in Surbiton (and to drive Margo nuts).

Stars: Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Penelope Keith, Paul Eddington

Votes: 1,485

11. Greedy (1994)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy

6.2
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Uncle Joe is ageing. He's also a millionaire. That's why his family is trying so very hard to get into his good books. They all want a piece of his empire. Unfortunately Uncle Joe isn't as ... See full summary »

Writers: Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel | Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Kirk Douglas, Nancy Travis, Olivia d'Abo

Votes: 9,382

12. Trial and Error (1997)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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An actor poses as a lawyer to help his sick friend, and problems develop.

Writers: Sara Bernstein, Gregory Bernstein, Cliff Gardner | Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Michael Richards, Jeff Daniels, Charlize Theron, Jessica Steen

Votes: 4,967

13. The Fighting Temptations (2003)

PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.5
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53 Metascore

A New York advertising executive travels to a small Southern town to collect an inheritance but finds he must create a gospel choir and lead it to success before he can collect.

Writers: Elizabeth Hunter, Saladin K. Patterson | Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Beyoncé Knowles, Mike Epps, Nigel Washington

Votes: 5,446

14. Yes Minister (1980–1984)

60 min | Comedy

8.8
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The Right Honorable James Hacker has landed the plum job of Cabinet Minister to the Department of Administration. At last he is in a position of power and can carry out some long-needed reforms - or so he thinks.

Stars: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Diana Hoddinott

Votes: 4,774

15. The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime

5.8
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45 Metascore

A Florida con man uses the passing of the long time Congressman from his district who he just happens to share a name with, to get elected to his version of paradise, Congress, where the ... See full summary »

Writers: Marty Kaplan, Jonathan Reynolds | Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Lane Smith, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Joe Don Baker

Votes: 11,086

16. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Drama

7.5
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Play for Today is a British television anthology drama series. It was produced by the BBC and it was transmitted on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984. During this period, more than 300 different ... See full summary »

Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

Votes: 141

17. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Stars: Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson, Elizabeth Franz

Votes: 112

18. Yes, Prime Minister (1986–1987)

30 min | Comedy

8.8
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James Hacker was propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - No. 10.

Stars: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Diana Hoddinott

Votes: 4,003

19. Ferris Bueller (1990–1991)

30 min | Comedy

5.7
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Based on the popular feature film "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," this half hour situation comedy followed the high school adventures of Ferris Bueller and his friends.

Creator: John Masius | Stars: Charlie Schlatter, Brandon Douglas, Ami Dolenz, Richard Riehle

Votes: 389

20. Nuns on the Run (1990)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Crime

5.9
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Brian and Charlie (B & C) work for a gangster. When the boss learns they want to "leave", he sets them up to be killed, after they help rob the local Triads of their drug dealing profits. B... See full summary »

Writer: Jonathan Lynn | Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Eric Idle, Robbie Coltrane, Camille Coduri, Janet Suzman

Votes: 5,833

21. The House That Dripped Blood (1971)

PG | 102 min | Horror, Mystery

6.6
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A Scotland Yard investigator looks into four mysterious cases involving an unoccupied house: 1) A writer encounters a strangler of his own creation, 2) Two men are obsessed with a wax ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Bloch | Director: Peter Duffell | Stars: John Bryans, John Bennett, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing

Votes: 2,747

22. Colditz (1972–1974)

50 min | Drama, History, War

8.5
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This grim and claustrophobic drama chronicles the lives of the prisoners in Colditz Castle from the arrival of the first British prisoners after Dunkirk until the liberation of the castle ... See full summary »

Stars: David McCallum, Richard Heffer, Paul Chapman, Jack Hedley

Votes: 418

23. Breaking Glass (1980)

PG | 104 min | Drama, Musical

7.0
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A rock singer is determined to rise to the top of the profession, letting nothing stand in the way of that goal.

Writer: Brian Gibson | Director: Brian Gibson | Stars: Phil Daniels, Hazel O'Connor, Jon Finch, Jonathan Pryce

Votes: 812

24. Yes, Prime Minister (2013– )

30 min | Comedy

5.4
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The modern version of British comedy 'Yes, Prime Minister'.

Stars: David Haig, Henry Goodman, Chris Larkin, Zoe Telford

Votes: 275

25. He's Such a Girl (2009)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.4
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A dude with some socially feminine traits hopes to solidify his 4-year relationship with a bi-sexual chick who has more lesbian leanings than not.

Writer: Jimmy Gleacher | Director: Sean Carr | Stars: Bryan Fisher, Patrick Duffy, Tiffany Dupont, Jennifer Hetrick

Votes: 326

26. Doctor in the House (1969–1970)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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"Doctor in the House" follows the misadventures of medical students Michael Upton, Duncan Waring, Paul Collier and Dick Stuart-Clark. The lads basically mean well, but their habits of ... See full summary »

Creator: Richard Gordon | Stars: Barry Evans, Robin Nedwell, Geoffrey Davies, George Layton

Votes: 145

27. Breakfast (2000– )

180 min | Family, News, Talk-Show

5.8
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Popular morning news programme that covers many news stories from both the UK and from around the world. Other features include a sports round-up, weather reports every thirty minutes and ... See full summary »

Stars: Bill Turnbull, Carol Kirkwood, Charlie Stayt, Sian Williams

Votes: 191

28. Nearest and Dearest (1968–1973)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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On the death of their father Joshua, siblings Eli and Nellie Pledge inherit the family business, Pledge's Purer Pickles, at Colne, Lancashire, in the north of England. Their faithful ... See full summary »

Creators: Harry Driver, Vince Powell | Stars: Hylda Baker, Jimmy Jewel, Joe Gladwin, Madge Hindle

Votes: 69

29. The Pre-Nup

Comedy, Romance | Announced

A couple's wedding day hits a snag when the groom's father demands that the couple draft a prenuptial agreement.

Writer: Jonathan Lynn | Director: Jonathan Lynn | Star: Natalie Dormer

30. This Is Your Life (1969–2003)

25 min | Documentary, Biography

6.2
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Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers the story of their life, featuring ... See full summary »

Creator: Ralph Edwards | Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Michael Aspel, John Mills, Eric Sykes

Votes: 29

31. The Liver Birds (1969–1996)

30 min | Comedy

6.2
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Ground-breaking British sitcom created by two housewives from Liverpool. The series follows the lives and loves of two young, single women sharing a flat in Liverpool. With a realistic feel and catchy theme song by 'The Scaffold'.

Stars: Nerys Hughes, Polly James, Mollie Sugden, Elizabeth Estensen

Votes: 111

32. The Hurricanes

Comedy | Announced

Three very different women reunite to resurrect their once chart-topping 80s girl band.

Writer: Annalisa D'Innella | Director: Jonathan Lynn | Star: Christina Hendricks

33. Whodunnit? (1972–1978)

Family, Game-Show, Mystery

8.0
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British game show in which celebrity panelists were shown a dramatised murder and had to guess the identity of the killer or killers from the clues presented.

Stars: Jon Pertwee, Patrick Mower, Anouska Hempel, Edward Woodward

Votes: 39

34. Softly Softly (1966–1976)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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Stars: Stratford Johns, Frank Windsor, Norman Bowler, John Barron

Votes: 58

35. Doctor at Large (1971– )

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Following his student misadventures in Doctor in the House (1969), Michael Upton (Barry Evans) starts out on an equally fun-filled but disaster-prone solo career. He moves through a variety... See full summary »

Creator: Richard Gordon | Stars: Barry Evans, George Layton, Geoffrey Davies, Richard O'Sullivan

Votes: 94

36. The Dick Emery Show (1963–1981)

50 min | Comedy

7.1
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Stars: Dick Emery, Pat Coombs, June Whitfield, Gordon Clyde

Votes: 58

37. The Internecine Project (1974)

PG | 89 min | Action, Thriller

6.2
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Former secret agent Robert Elliot (Coburn) will be promoted to government advisor. In order to make sure no-one will ever know about his dirty past, he has invented a very ingenious plan to... See full summary »

Writers: Barry Levinson, Jonathan Lynn, Mort W. Elkind | Director: Ken Hughes | Stars: James Coburn, Lee Grant, Harry Andrews, Ian Hendry

Votes: 368

38. Prudence and the Pill (1968)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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Prudence is on the pill; so is her sister-in-law, but someone has been swapping aspirin for their pills. Is it the teen-age niece, the maid, the chauffeur, a lover, Prudence's husband, or ... See full summary »

Writer: Hugh Mills | Directors: Fielder Cook, Ronald Neame | Stars: Deborah Kerr, David Niven, Robert Coote, Irina Demick

Votes: 289

39. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

8.5
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Wide-ranging arts programme.

Creator: Anthony Haas | Stars: Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Penelope Wilton, Harold Pinter

Votes: 86

40. Doctor in Charge (1972–1973)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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The continuing misadventures of Duncan Waring (Robin Nedwell), Dick Stuart-Clark (Geoffrey Davies) and Paul Collier (George Layton) see them move further up the promotion ladder, but no ... See full summary »

Creator: Richard Gordon | Stars: Robin Nedwell, George Layton, Geoffrey Davies, Ernest Clark

Votes: 62

41. Diana (1984 TV Mini-Series)

55 min | Drama

8.6
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Stars: Jenny Seagrove, Kevin McNally, Gillian Raine, Elizabeth Bennett

Votes: 67

42. The Knowledge (1979 TV Movie)

89 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Four men attempt "The Knowledge" examination to qualify as London taxi drivers.

Writers: Jack Rosenthal, Bob Brooks | Director: Bob Brooks | Stars: Nigel Hawthorne, Mick Ford, Kim Taylforth, Jonathan Lynn

Votes: 156

43. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Stars: Michael Bryant, William Simons, Katherine Barker, Gwen Nelson

Votes: 32

44. Romance with a Double Bass (1974)

40 min | Comedy, Short, Romance

7.3
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A bassist shows up early for the betrothal ball of a beautiful princess, and whiles away the time having a dip in the river. The princess is doing the same, unbeknownst to the bass player, ... See full summary »

Writers: Anton Chekhov, John Cleese, Connie Booth, Bill Owen, Robert Young | Director: Robert Young | Stars: John Cleese, Connie Booth, Graham Crowden, Desmond Jones

Votes: 366

45. Shootout (2003– )

30 min | Talk-Show

6.8
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Big time producer Peter Guber and Variety's Peter Bart sit down with the biggest names in the business.

Stars: Peter Guber, Jeff Brenner, Clint Eastwood, Charlize Theron

Votes: 126

46. Hadleigh (1969–1976)

60 min | Drama

7.6
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Creator: Robert Barr | Stars: Gerald Harper, Peter Dennis, Ambrosine Phillpotts, Alastair Hunter

Votes: 28

47. London (1971)

29 min | Short

7.5
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Five comedy vignettes: 1) Churchill, 2) Swinging London, 3) Tailors, 4) Stately Homes, 5) Tailors.

Writer: Orson Welles | Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Charles Gray

Votes: 80

48. Romany Jones (1972–1975)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Creators: Ronald Chesney, Ronald Wolfe | Stars: Arthur Mullard, Queenie Watts, James Beck, Jo Rowbottom

Votes: 14

49. BBC2 Play of the Week (1977– )

7.6
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Stars: Judi Dench, Richard O'Callaghan, Frederick Treves, John Shrapnel

Votes: 17

50. Who Sold You This, Then? (1975 Video)

23 min | Short

8.5
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Writers: John Cleese, Antony Jay | Director: Peter Robinson | Stars: John Cleese, Hugh Laurie, Jonathan Lynn

Votes: 36