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1. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy

7.9
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60 Metascore

A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the principal thinks of that.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: John Hughes | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, Jeffrey Jones

2. Mallrats (1995)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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41 Metascore

Both dumped by their girlfriends, two best friends seek refuge in the local mall.

Writer: Kevin Smith | Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Shannen Doherty, Jeremy London, Jason Lee, Claire Forlani

3. Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy

6.9
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37 Metascore

A goofy detective specializing in animals goes in search of a missing dolphin mascot of a football team.

Writers: Jack Bernstein, Tom Shadyac, Jim Carrey | Director: Tom Shadyac | Stars: Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Sean Young, Tone Loc

4. Sixteen Candles (1984)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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57 Metascore

A young girl's "sweet sixteenth" birthday becomes anything but special as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: John Hughes | Stars: Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Justin Henry, Michael Schoeffling

5. The Blues Brothers (1980)

R | 133 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.0
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Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised.

Writers: Dan Aykroyd, John Landis | Director: John Landis | Stars: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway, John Candy

6. Weird Science (1985)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.6
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46 Metascore

Two high school nerds attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: John Hughes | Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Kelly LeBrock, Bill Paxton

7. Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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81 Metascore

Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love.

Writer: Richard Curtis | Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell, James Fleet, Simon Callow

8. The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

7.6
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76 Metascore

Incompetent cop Frank Drebin has to foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.

Writers: Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Pat Proft | Director: David Zucker | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, O.J. Simpson, Ricardo Montalban

9. Uncle Buck (1989)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.9
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51 Metascore

Bachelor and all round slob, Buck, babysits his brother's rebellious teenage daughter and her cute younger brother and sister.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: John Hughes | Stars: John Candy, Macaulay Culkin, Jean Louisa Kelly, Gaby Hoffmann

10. BASEketball (1998)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Sport

6.6
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38 Metascore

Two childhood friends are pro athletes of a national sport called BASEketball, a hybrid of baseball and basketball, and must deal with a greedy businessman scheming against their team.

Writers: David Zucker, Robert LoCash, Lewis Friedman, Jeff Wright | Director: David Zucker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Dian Bachar, Yasmine Bleeth

11. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)

Not Rated | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

8.0
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Tales of horror based on the gruesome EC horror comics of the 1950's.

Stars: John Kassir, Roy Brocksmith, Miguel Ferrer, Cam Clarke

12. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)

R | 93 min | Comedy

7.6
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A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious slob of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: John Hughes | Stars: Steve Martin, John Candy, Laila Robins, Michael McKean

13. 48 Hrs. (1982)

R | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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71 Metascore

A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer.

Writers: Roger Spottiswoode, Walter Hill, Larry Gross, Steven E. de Souza | Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Nick Nolte, Eddie Murphy, Annette O'Toole, Frank McRae

14. Junior (1994)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

4.5
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As part of a fertility research project, a male scientist agrees to carry a pregnancy in his own body.

Writers: Kevin Wade, Chris Conrad | Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito, Emma Thompson, Frank Langella

15. Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Crime

6.4
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Frank Drebin comes out of retirement to help Police Squad infiltrate a gang of terrorists planning to detonate a bomb at the Academy Awards.

Writers: Pat Proft, David Zucker, Robert LoCash, Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker | Director: Peter Segal | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, O.J. Simpson

16. Police Squad! (1982)

TV-PG | 149 min | Comedy, Crime

8.6
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Sight-gags and non-sequiturs dominate this spoof of police dramas. The six episodes formed the basis for later very successful "Naked Gun" movies.

Creators: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Alan North, Rex Hamilton, Ed Williams

17. The Secret of My Succe$s (1987)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy

6.4
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A talented young man can't get an executive position without rising through the ranks, so he comes up with a shortcut, which also benefits his love life.

Writers: Jim Cash, Jack Epps Jr., AJ Carothers | Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Helen Slater, Richard Jordan, Margaret Whitton

18. The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

6.8
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Lieutenant Drebin discovers that his ex-girlfriend's new beau is involved in a plot to kidnap a scientist who advocates solar energy.

Writers: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker, Pat Proft | Director: David Zucker | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, O.J. Simpson

19. Xanadu (1980)

PG | 96 min | Fantasy, Musical, Romance

5.0
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35 Metascore

The story of a girl who makes dreams come true.

Writers: Richard Christian Danus, Marc Reid Rubel | Director: Robert Greenwald | Stars: Olivia Newton-John, Gene Kelly, Michael Beck, James Sloyan

20. Dragnet (1987)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Crime

5.9
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The equally-straight-laced and "by the book" nephew of Joe Friday must work with his more laid-back partner to solve a mystery.

Writers: Dan Aykroyd, Alan Zweibel, Tom Mankiewicz | Director: Tom Mankiewicz | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Tom Hanks, Christopher Plummer, Harry Morgan

21. Another 48 Hrs. (1990)

R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.8
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23 Metascore

Jack Cates once again enlists the aid of ex-con Reggie Hammond--this time, to take down The Iceman, a ruthless drug lord operating in the San Francisco bay area.

Writers: Roger Spottiswoode, Walter Hill, Larry Gross, Steven E. de Souza, Eddie Murphy, John Fasano, Jeb Stuart | Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Brion James, Kevin Tighe

22. Caddyshack II (1988)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Sport

3.6
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When a crass new-money tycoon's membership application is turned down at a snooty country club, he retaliates by buying the club and turning it into a tacky amusement park.

Writers: Brian Doyle-Murray, Harold Ramis, Douglas Kenney, Pj Torokvei | Director: Allan Arkush | Stars: Jackie Mason, Robert Stack, Dyan Cannon, Dina Merrill

23. My Blue Heaven (I) (1990)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Crime

6.2
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35 Metascore

An all too uptight FBI agent must protect a larger than life mobster with a heart of gold, currently under witness protection in the suburbs.

Writer: Nora Ephron | Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Steve Martin, Rick Moranis, Joan Cusack, Melanie Mayron

24. Problem Child 2 (1991)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Family

4.4
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Junior's back in his first adventure since his last! Junior and Ben move to Mortville which seems like the perfect town to live in. The Healys have a nice new house--and Junior get's a cool... See full summary »

Writers: Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski | Director: Brian Levant | Stars: John Ritter, Michael Oliver, Jack Warden, Laraine Newman

25. Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.1
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A spoof 1950's sci-fi movie, interspersed with various comedy sketches.

Writers: Michael Barrie, Jim Mulholland | Directors: Joe Dante, Carl Gottlieb, Peter Horton, John Landis, Robert K. Weiss | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Michelle Pfeiffer, Arsenio Hall, Donald F. Muhich

26. 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

27. The Cowboy Way (1994)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Two buddies and championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar, after he disappears after travelling to New York City to pick up his daughter, ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert C. Thompson, William D. Wittliff | Director: Gregg Champion | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Kiefer Sutherland, Dylan McDermott, Ernie Hudson

28. High School High (1996)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

5.4
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33 Metascore

Richard Clark has just left the well-known Wellington Academy to teach at Marion Barry High School. Now, he will try to inspire the D-average students into making good grades and try to woo a fellow teacher.

Writers: David Zucker, Robert LoCash, Pat Proft | Director: Hart Bochner | Stars: Jon Lovitz, Tia Carrere, Louise Fletcher, Mekhi Phifer

29. Wise Guys (1986)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Crime

5.5
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Harry Valentini and Moe Dickstein are both errand boys for the Mob. When they lose $250,000, they are set up to kill each other. But they run off to Atlantic City and comedy follows.

Writers: George Gallo, Norman Steinberg | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Danny DeVito, Joe Piscopo, Harvey Keitel, Ray Sharkey

30. The Pest (1997)

PG-13 | 84 min | Comedy

4.9
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A Miami con man agrees to be the human target for a Neo-Nazi manhunter, in order to collect $50,000 if he survives.

Writers: David Bar Katz, John Leguizamo | Director: Paul Miller | Stars: John Leguizamo, Jeffrey Jones, Freddy Rodríguez, Pat Skipper

31. Innocent Blood (1992)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

6.2
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Marie is a vampire with a thirst for bad guys. When she fails to properly dispose of one of her victims, a violent mob boss, she bites off more than she can chew and faces a new, immortal danger.

Writer: Michael Wolk | Director: John Landis | Stars: Anne Parillaud, Anthony LaPaglia, Robert Loggia, David Proval

32. The Late Shift (1996 TV Movie)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Talk-Show

7.0
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A dramatization of the rivalry to be the successor of Johnny Carson as the host of "The Tonight Show."

Writers: Bill Carter, George Armitage | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: John Michael Higgins, Daniel Roebuck, Kathy Bates, Bob Balaban

33. Doctor Detroit (1983)

R | 89 min | Comedy

5.0
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A timid college professor, conned into posing as a flamboyant pimp, finds himself enjoying his new occupation on the streets.

Writers: Bruce Jay Friedman, Carl Gottlieb, Robert Boris | Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Howard Hesseman, Donna Dixon, Lydia Lei

34. The Jerky Boys (1995)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Crime

4.5
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When two unemployed telephone pranksters decide to use their vocal "talents" to impersonate a Chicago mob boss and curry favor with organized crime in New York, the trouble begins. It isn't... See full summary »

Writers: James Melkonian, Rich Wilkes, John G. Brennan, Kamal Ahmed | Director: James Melkonian | Stars: John G. Brennan, Kamal Ahmed, Alan Arkin, William Hickey

35. Short Time (1990)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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When a police detective thinks he is dying and learns that his life insurance pays out more if he dies in the line of duty, he tries to make that happen.

Writers: John Blumenthal, Michael Berry | Director: Gregg Champion | Stars: Dabney Coleman, Matt Frewer, Teri Garr, Barry Corbin

36. Brain Donors (1992)

PG | 80 min | Comedy

7.0
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44 Metascore

Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich ... See full summary »

Writers: Pat Proft, George S. Kaufman, Morrie Ryskind, James Kevin McGuinness | Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: John Turturro, Bob Nelson, Mel Smith, Nancy Marchand

37. The Opposite Sex and How to Live with Them (1992)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

4.9
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Jewish Jack-the-lad David seriously fancies smart, rich Anglo-Saxon Carrie as soon as he first offends her in a Boston bar. They run into each other again and though she still says she ... See full summary »

Writer: Noah Stern | Director: Matthew Meshekoff | Stars: Arye Gross, Courteney Cox, Kevin Pollak, Julie Brown

38. All Night Long (1981)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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Executive George Dupler loses his temper and is demoted to the night manager at a 24 hour drugstore. After he suggests to his teenage son Freddie that he stop having an affair with suburban... See full summary »

Writer: W.D. Richter | Director: Jean-Claude Tramont | Stars: Gene Hackman, Barbra Streisand, Diane Ladd, Dennis Quaid

39. Angels in the Infield (2000 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 87 min | Family, Fantasy, Comedy

5.1
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Bob "Bungler" Bugler is the celestial coach called in to assist struggling pitcher Eddie Everett. Laurel finds her prayers answered when a flock of outrageous angelic teammates crash her ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Conlin, Robert King, Holly Goldberg Sloan, Garrett K. Schiff | Director: Robert King | Stars: Patrick Warburton, Britt Irvin, Kurt Fuller, Rebecca Jenkins

40. American Hot Wax (1978)

PG | 91 min | Drama, History, Music

6.9
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This is the story loosely based on Cleveland disc jockey Alan Freed, who introduced rock'n'roll to teenage American radio audiences in the 1950's. Freed was a source of great controversy: ... See full summary »

Writers: John Kaye, Art Linson | Director: Floyd Mutrux | Stars: Tim McIntire, Fran Drescher, Jay Leno, Laraine Newman

41. Collision Course (1989)

PG | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

4.5
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A Japanese investigator (Morita) and a Detroit cop (Leno) team up to track down a stolen prototype turbocharger.

Writers: Frank Darius Namei, Robert Resnikoff | Director: Lewis Teague | Stars: Pat Morita, Jay Leno, Chris Sarandon, Tom Noonan

42. Ivansxtc (2000)

93 min | Drama

6.7
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67 Metascore

Update on Leo Tolstoy's "The Death of Ivan Ilyich," set in contemporary Hollywood.

Writers: Leo Tolstoy, Bernard Rose, Lisa Enos | Director: Bernard Rose | Stars: Danny Huston, Peter Weller, James Merendino, Adam Krentzman

43. Troldspejlet (1989– )

25 min

8.5
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Jakob Stegelmann reviews upcoming movies, video and dvd releases, video games, comic books, and role playing games.

Stars: Jakob Stegelmann, Christopher Hedegaard Andersen, Carl Giacomello, Jens Olesen

44. Bad Manners (1997)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Wes and Nancy are a married academics couple. One day they host Nancy's long-ago lover Matt and his current sexy girlfriend Kim. Matt is a musician and Kim is a computer specialist who ... See full summary »

Writer: David Gilman | Director: Jonathan Kaufer | Stars: David Strathairn, Bonnie Bedelia, Saul Rubinek, Caroleen Feeney

45. View Askew's Look Back at 'Mallrats' (1999 Video)

Not Rated | 21 min | Documentary, Short

6.1
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Writer: J.M. Kenny | Director: J.M. Kenny | Stars: Scott Mosier, Kevin Smith, James Jacks, Ben Affleck

46. Cast the First Stone (1989 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

5.4
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Writers: Brian L. Ross, Vickie Patik | Director: John Korty | Stars: Jill Eikenberry, Richard Masur, Elizabeth Ruscio, Joe Spano

47. Guilty of Innocence: The Lenell Geter Story (1987 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama

6.0
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This is the story of Lenell Geter, an engineer who was accused and convicted of armed robbery. Because he had such faith in the system, he thought that he would eventually be released. But ... See full summary »

Writer: Harold Gast | Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Dorian Harewood, Dabney Coleman, Hoyt Axton, Dennis Lipscomb

48. Mary's Incredible Dream (1976 TV Movie)

60 min | Fantasy, Musical

6.2
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Writer: Jack Good | Directors: Eugene McAvoy, Jaime Rogers | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Ben Vereen, Doug Kershaw, Arthur Fiedler

49. America's Blues (2015)

83 min | Documentary, History, Music | Completed

America's Blues takes a new angle on the Blues, focusing on, not only the musical impact it has had on all forms of Popular American Music, but also the influence it has had on art, fashion, language, film and racial equality.

Writers: Patrick Branson, Aaron Pritchard | Director: Patrick Branson | Stars: Terence Blanchard, Ira Newborn, Bill Luckett, Bill Sims Jr.

50. Manhattan Transfer (1975– )

60 min | Comedy, Music

6.8
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The Manhattan Transfer is a recording group whose material covers a vast array of musical styles spanning the entire 20th century, topped off with light humor in this four week long television variety series.

Stars: Tim Hauser, Laurel Masse, Alan Paul, Janis Siegel