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1. Clue (1985)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.4
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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

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

3. 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

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

5. Wild Target (2009)

PG-13 | 98 min | 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

6. 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

7. The Fighting Temptations (2003)

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

5.5
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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

8. Sgt. Bilko (1996)

PG | 93 min | Comedy

5.6
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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

9. 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

10. 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

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

12. Yes Minister (1980–1984)

60 min | Comedy

8.8
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James Hacker is the British Minister for Administrative Affairs. He tries to do something and cut government waste, but he is continually held back by the smart and wily Permanent Secretary... See full summary »

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

13. On the Buses (1969–1973)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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The trials and tribulations of bus driver Stan and his conductor Jack unfold in this weekly comedy. The bain of their working life is Inspector Blake who'll do anything to make their lives ... See full summary »

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

14. The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime

5.8
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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

15. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.6
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and its rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Jack Carter

16. 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

17. Yes, Prime Minister (1986–1987)

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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Caught off-guard by the sudden retirement of the Prime Minister, Sir Humphrey and his civil service allies soon get their house-trained minister, James Hacker, elevated to the top job.

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

18. 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

19. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Stars: Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson, Elizabeth Franz

20. Ferris Bueller (1990–1991)

30 min | Comedy

5.9
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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.

Stars: Charlie Schlatter, Brandon Douglas, Ami Dolenz, Richard Riehle

21. 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

22. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Drama

7.4
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Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

23. 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

24. Breakfast (2000– )

180 min | Family, News, Talk-Show

5.9
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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

25. Yes, Prime Minister (2013– )

30 min | Comedy

5.2
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Stars: David Haig, Henry Goodman, Chris Larkin, Zoe Telford

26. This Is Your Life (1969–2003)

25 min | Documentary, Biography

6.2
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Creator: Ralph Edwards | Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Michael Aspel, John Mills, Bobby Charlton

27. Breaking Glass (1980)

PG | 104 min | Drama, Musical

6.9
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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

28. Doctor in the House (1969–1970)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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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

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 | Stars: Gemma Arterton, Hugh Bonneville

30. Nearest and Dearest (1968–1973)

30 min | Comedy

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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

31. Doctor at Large (1971– )

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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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

32. The Liver Birds (1969–1996)

30 min | Comedy

6.3
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Stars: Nerys Hughes, Polly James, Mollie Sugden, Elizabeth Estensen

33. Omnibus (1967–2002)

Documentary, Biography

8.2
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Arts documentary series.

Stars: David Collings, John Gielgud, Eric Morecambe, Henry Livings

34. Colditz (1972–1974)

50 min | Drama, History, War

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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

35. 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

36. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

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

37. The Knowledge (1979 TV Movie)

89 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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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

38. Romance with a Double Bass (1974)

40 min | Comedy, Short, Romance

7.2
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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

39. Whodunnit? (1972–1978)

Family, Game-Show, Mystery

8.2
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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

40. Prudence and the Pill (1968)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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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

41. The Dick Emery Show (1963–1981)

50 min | Comedy

7.0
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Stars: Dick Emery, Pat Coombs, June Whitfield, Gordon Clyde

42. Softly Softly (1966–1976)

50 min | Crime, Drama

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

43. Smart Guys (1988– )

30 min | Comedy

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The comic mishaps of two down-on-their-luck brothers and a suicidal ex-con who literally drops into the brothers' lives when he lands in the back of their truck after leaping off a highway ... See full summary »

Stars: Nicolas Coster, John Pinette, Christopher Rich, Anthony Starke

44. BBC2 Play of the Week (1977– )

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

45. Diana (1984 TV Mini-Series)

55 min | Drama

8.5
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Stars: Patsy Kensit, Jenny Seagrove, Kevin McNally, Iain Anders

46. Shootout (2003– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.1
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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

47. 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

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

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

23 min | Short

8.1
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Writers: John Cleese, Antony Jay | Director: Peter Robinson | Stars: John Cleese, Hugh Laurie, Jonathan Lynn

50. Doctor on the Go (1975–1977)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Duncan (Robin Nedwell) and Dick (Geoffrey Davies) return from their escapades on the MS Begonia ('"Doctor at Sea" (1974)') and manage to wangle new jobs at St Swithin's Hospital. ... See full summary »

Creator: Richard Gordon | Stars: Robin Nedwell, Geoffrey Davies, Ernest Clark, Andrew Knox