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1. The Big Short (2015)

R | 130 min | Biography, Drama

7.9
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81 Metascore

Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight.

Writers: Charles Randolph, Adam McKay, Michael Lewis | Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt

Votes: 69,760

2. Daddy's Home (2015)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy

6.4
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42 Metascore

Stepdad, Brad Whitaker, is a radio host trying to get his stepchildren to love him and call him Dad. But his plans turn upside down when the biological father, Dusty Mayron, returns.

Writers: Brian Burns, Sean Anders, John Morris | Director: Sean Anders | Stars: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardellini, Thomas Haden Church

Votes: 13,812

3. Ant-Man (2015)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.4
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64 Metascore

Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

Writers: Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish, Adam McKay, Paul Rudd, Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Jack Kirby | Director: Peyton Reed | Stars: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Corey Stoll, Evangeline Lilly

Votes: 231,895

4. Get Hard (2015)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Crime

6.1
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34 Metascore

When millionaire James King is jailed for fraud and bound for San Quentin, he turns to Darnell Lewis to prep him to go behind bars.

Writers: Jay Martel, Ian Roberts, Etan Cohen, Adam McKay | Director: Etan Cohen | Stars: Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Alison Brie, T.I.

Votes: 71,581

5. The Brothers Grimsby (2016)

82 min | Comedy | Post-production

A new assignment forces a top spy to team up with his football hooligan brother.

Writers: Sacha Baron Cohen, Phil Johnston, Peter Baynham | Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Isla Fisher, Penélope Cruz, Rebel Wilson, Mark Strong

6. Sleeping with Other People (2015)

R | 101 min | Comedy

6.5
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64 Metascore

A good-natured womanizer and a serial cheater form a platonic relationship that helps reform them in ways, while a mutual attraction sets in.

Writer: Leslye Headland | Director: Leslye Headland | Stars: Jason Sudeikis, Alison Brie, Jordan Carlos, Margarita Levieva

Votes: 12,436

7. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.2
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The famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

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

Votes: 31,801

8. The Other Guys (2010)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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64 Metascore

Two mismatched New York City detectives seize an opportunity to step up like the city's top cops whom they idolize -- only things don't quite go as planned.

Writers: Adam McKay, Chris Henchy | Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Derek Jeter, Eva Mendes

Votes: 181,640

9. Step Brothers (2008)

R | 98 min | Comedy

6.9
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51 Metascore

Two aimless middle-aged losers still living at home are forced against their will to become room-mates when their parents marry.

Writers: Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, John C. Reilly | Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Mary Steenburgen, Richard Jenkins

Votes: 204,044

10. The Boss (2016)

R | Comedy | Completed

A titan of industry is sent to prison after she's caught for insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America's latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.

Writers: Ben Falcone, Steve Mallory, Melissa McCarthy | Director: Ben Falcone | Stars: Kristen Schaal, Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, Peter Dinklage

11. The Dictator (2012)

R | 83 min | Comedy

6.4
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58 Metascore

The heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.

Writers: Sacha Baron Cohen, Alec Berg, David Mandel, Jeff Schaffer | Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, John C. Reilly, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 203,115

12. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

PG-13 | 119 min | Comedy

6.3
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61 Metascore

With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.

Writers: Will Ferrell, Adam McKay | Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell

Votes: 123,849

13. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy

7.2
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63 Metascore

Ron Burgundy is San Diego's top rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting of the '70s, but that's all about to change for Ron and his cronies when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor.

Writers: Will Ferrell, Adam McKay | Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd

Votes: 256,785

14. Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)

R | 88 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

6.1
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21 Metascore

Hansel & Gretel are bounty hunters who track and kill witches all over the world. As the fabled Blood Moon approaches, the siblings encounter a new form of evil that might hold a secret to their past.

Writer: Tommy Wirkola | Director: Tommy Wirkola | Stars: Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Peter Stormare, Famke Janssen

Votes: 152,966

15. Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Comedy, Sport

6.6
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66 Metascore

#1 NASCAR driver Ricky Bobby stays atop the heap thanks to a pact with his best friend and teammate, Cal Naughton, Jr. But when a French Formula One driver, makes his way up the ladder, Ricky Bobby's talent and devotion are put to the test.

Writers: Will Ferrell, Adam McKay | Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Sacha Baron Cohen, Gary Cole

Votes: 125,055

16. Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Announced

Plot unknown. Follow-up to the 2015 Marvel film, 'Ant-Man'.

Writers: Andrew Barrer, Gabriel Ferrari, Adam McKay, Paul Rudd | Director: Peyton Reed | Stars: Evangeline Lilly, Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas

17. Eastbound & Down (2009–2013)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

8.3
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Years after he turned his back on his hometown, a burned-out major league ballplayer returns to teach phys ed at his old middle school.

Creators: Ben Best, Jody Hill, Danny McBride | Stars: Danny McBride, Steve Little, Katy Mixon, Elizabeth De Razzo

Votes: 40,367

18. Drunk History (2013– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, History

7.8
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Historical reenactments by A-list talent are presented by inebriated storytellers.

Creators: Jeremy Konner, Derek Waters | Stars: Derek Waters, Bennie Arthur, Craig Cackowski, Maria Blasucci

Votes: 4,346

19. Tammy (2014)

R | 97 min | Comedy

4.9
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39 Metascore

After losing her job and learning that her husband has been unfaithful, a woman hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother.

Writers: Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone | Director: Ben Falcone | Stars: Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon, Kathy Bates, Allison Janney

Votes: 32,698

20. 73rd Golden Globe Awards (2016 TV Special)

TV-14

7.0
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The Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 73rd annual event honoring excellence in film and television, hosted by Ricky Gervais.

Writers: Barry Adelman, Ricky Gervais, Jon Macks, Dave Boone, Matthew Robinson | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Jane Fonda

Votes: 349

21. Welcome to Me (2014)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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69 Metascore

When Alice Klieg wins the Mega-Millions lottery, she immediately quits her psychiatric meds and buys her own talk show.

Writer: Eliot Laurence | Director: Shira Piven | Stars: Kristen Wiig, James Marsden, Linda Cardellini, Wes Bentley

Votes: 11,619

22. Bachelorette (2012)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

5.3
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53 Metascore

Three friends are asked to be bridesmaids at a wedding of a woman they used to ridicule back in high school.

Writer: Leslye Headland | Director: Leslye Headland | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan, James Marsden

Votes: 35,622

23. The Spoils Before Dying (2015 TV Mini-Series)

Comedy

6.6
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Fictional author-filmmaker, Eric Jonrosh, adapts his epic tale of a pianist-turned-detective investigating a murder in the 1950s underground jazz scene.

Creators: Matt Piedmont, Andrew Steele | Stars: Michael Kenneth Williams, Kristen Wiig, Bérénice Marlohe, Will Ferrell

Votes: 422

24. The Campaign (2012)

R | 85 min | Comedy

6.2
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50 Metascore

An incumbent congressman embroiled in personal scandal faces a no-holds-barred challenge from a naive newcomer funded by two unscrupulous billionaire lobbyist brothers.

Writers: Chris Henchy, Shawn Harwell, Adam McKay | Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Sudeikis, Dylan McDermott

Votes: 103,860

25. A Deadly Adoption (2015 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 84 min | Drama, Thriller

5.2
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A distanced couple decide to take in a seemingly innocent pregnant woman in hopes of adopting her unborn child. However, there is more to a book than its cover.

Writer: Andrew Steele | Director: Rachel Goldenberg | Stars: Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Jessica Lowndes, Alyvia Alyn Lind

Votes: 2,536

26. Land of the Lost (2009)

PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.3
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32 Metascore

On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant and a redneck survivalist. In this alternate universe, the trio make friends with a primate named Chaka, their only ally in a world full of dinosaurs and other fantastic creatures.

Writers: Chris Henchy, Dennis McNicholas, Sid Krofft, Marty Krofft | Director: Brad Silberling | Stars: Will Ferrell, Danny McBride, Anna Friel, Jorma Taccone

Votes: 50,491

27. I Heart Huckabees (2004)

R | 107 min | Comedy

6.8
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55 Metascore

A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.

Writers: David O. Russell, Jeff Baena | Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Jude Law, Naomi Watts, Mark Wahlberg

Votes: 55,993

28. The Spoils of Babylon (2014 TV Mini-Series)

138 min | Comedy | Active

6.9
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Cynthia and Devon are two siblings whose intense love drives everything and everyone around them to ruin.

Creators: Matt Piedmont, Andrew Steele | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kristen Wiig, Will Ferrell, Cal Bartlett

Votes: 2,983

29. The House (2017)

Comedy | Post-production

A dad convinces his friends to start an illegal casino in his basement after he and his wife spend their daughter's college fund.

Writers: Andrew Jay Cohen, Brendan O'Brien | Director: Andrew Jay Cohen | Stars: Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, Allison Tolman, Andy Buckley

30. Casa de mi Padre (2012)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Western

5.5
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52 Metascore

Scheming on a way to save their father's ranch, the Alvarez brothers find themselves in a war with Mexico's most feared drug lord.

Writers: Andrew Steele, Eva Maria Peters | Director: Matt Piedmont | Stars: Will Ferrell, Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, Nick Offerman

Votes: 16,700

31. The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)

R | 89 min | Comedy

5.8
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39 Metascore

Used-car liquidator Don Ready is hired by a flailing auto dealership to turn their Fourth of July sale into a majorly profitable event.

Writers: Andy Stock, Rick Stempson | Director: Neal Brennan | Stars: Jeremy Piven, Ving Rhames, David Koechner, James Brolin

Votes: 17,471

32. Bad Judge (2014–2015)

30 min | Comedy

5.8
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A hard-living, sexually unapologetic woman who plays with the law, and whose life on the edge is constantly in balance as she also happens to be a judge in the Criminal Court system.

Creators: Anne Heche, Chad Kultgen | Stars: Kate Walsh, Tone Bell, John Ducey, Ryan Hansen

Votes: 3,955

34. Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.1
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Comedian Jimmy Fallon hosts a late-night talk show.

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

Votes: 8,690

35. Real Time with Bill Maher (2003– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds.

Stars: Bill Maher, Arianna Huffington, Andrew Sullivan, Cornel West

Votes: 7,774

36. 60 Minutes (1968– )

60 min | Documentary, News

7.7
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A popular television News magazine in the USA, in which an ever changing team of CBS News correspondents contribute segments ranging from hard news coverage to politics to lifestyle and pop culture.

Creator: Don Hewitt | Stars: Andrew Rooney, Lesley Stahl, Steve Kroft, Morley Safer

Votes: 1,891

37. Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie (2012)

R | 93 min | Comedy

5.3
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40 Metascore

Two guys get a billion dollars to make a movie, only to watch their dream run off course. In order to make the money back, they then attempt to revitalize a failing shopping mall.

Writers: Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, Jon Mugar, Doug Lussenhop, Jonathan Krisel | Directors: Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim | Stars: Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, Robert Loggia, Will Ferrell

Votes: 7,697

38. Border Guards

Comedy | Announced

A pair of Americans try to prevent Mexican immigrants from entering the country, accidentally find the tables turned on themselves when they try to return to the U.S. without any identification.

Writer: Jesse Armstrong | Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly

39. The Virginity Hit (2010)

R | 86 min | Comedy

4.6
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40 Metascore

Four guys, one camera, and their experience chronicling the exhilarating and terrifying rite of passage: losing your virginity. As these guys help their buddy get laid, they'll have to ... See full summary »

Writers: Andrew Gurland, Huck Botko | Directors: Huck Botko, Andrew Gurland | Stars: Matt Bennett, Zack Pearlman, Krysta Rodriguez, Jacob Davich

Votes: 3,433

40. Big Lake (2010– )

Comedy

4.7
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After causing the collapse of his bank,Josh Franklin must move home and deal with a family that doesn't want him around.

Creator: Lewis Morton | Stars: James Rebhorn, Chris Gethard, Horatio Sanz, Chris Parnell

Votes: 70

41. The Foot Fist Way (2006)

R | 85 min | Comedy

6.4
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63 Metascore

An inept karate instructor struggles with marital troubles and an unhealthy obsession with fellow karate enthusiast Chuck "The Truck" Wallace.

Writers: Ben Best, Jody Hill, Danny McBride | Director: Jody Hill | Stars: Danny McBride, Ben Best, Mary Jane Bostic, Spencer Moreno

Votes: 9,079

42. Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters 2

Action, Fantasy | Announced

After killing the dark evil witch, the brother and sister Hansel and Gretel think that they are safe. But what they don't know is, there is another dark force striking them soon.

Writers: Michael Finch, Tommy Wirkola | Director: Bruno Aveillan

43. Human Giant (2007– )

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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A half-hour show of edgy short films.

Creators: Aziz Ansari, Tom Gianas, Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer, Jason Woliner, Sam Grossman | Stars: Aziz Ansari, Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer, Marcus Shultz

Votes: 2,192

44. Plus One

Comedy | Announced

A suddenly-single woman finds she has a limited choice in girlfriends who can join her on the single's scene because all of her close friends are married now.

Writer: April Prosser | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Amy Schumer

45. Funny or Die Presents... (2010– )

Comedy

5.9
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A series of comedy sketches brought to you by the people at Funny or Die.

Creators: Andrew Steele, Adam McKay, Andrea Savage, Eric Wareheim, Tim Heidecker, Matt Piedmont, Will Ferrell, Chris Henchy, Judd Apatow | Stars: Steve Tom, Rob Huebel, Christine Scott Bennett, Callie Cameron

Votes: 916

46. Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis (2008– )

4 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.7
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Zach Galifinakas comically interviews various celebrites between two ferns.

Creators: BJ Porter, Scott Aukerman, Zach Galifianakis | Stars: Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm, Bradley Cooper, Misty Monroe

Votes: 3,037

47. Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004 Video)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy

6.2
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This "alternate film" companion to Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) was compiled from dropped sub-plots and alternate takes. While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica ... See full summary »

Writers: Will Ferrell, Adam McKay | Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell

Votes: 4,819

48. E! True Hollywood Story (1996– )

Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.4
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A documentary about celebrities lives before and after being famous.

Stars: Phil Crowley, Chip Bolcik, Beng Spies, Ken Baker

Votes: 631

49. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.8
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Acclaimed interviewer and broadcast journalist, Charlie Rose, engages the world's newsmakers in one-on-one interviews and discussions.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 555

50. Devil's Night (II)

Comedy | Announced

A pair of lifelong friends prepare for a traditional Halloween event that may tear them apart.

Writers: Leo Benvenuti, Andrew Mogel, Jarrad Paul, Steve Rudnick | Stars: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly