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1. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy

7.8
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61 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 262,681 | Gross: $70.14M

2. 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 the missing mascot of the Miami Dolphins.

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

Votes: 231,055 | Gross: $72.22M

3. The Blues Brothers (1980)

R | 133 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.9
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60 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 152,348 | Gross: $54.20M

4. 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 police detective Frank Drebin must foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.

Director: David Zucker | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, O.J. Simpson, Ricardo Montalban

Votes: 123,408 | Gross: $78.04M

5. 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.

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

Votes: 103,101 | Gross: $2.12M

6. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)

R | 93 min | Comedy

7.6
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72 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 98,150 | Gross: $49.23M

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

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

6.8
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65 Metascore

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

Director: David Zucker | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, O.J. Simpson

Votes: 88,470 | Gross: $86.93M

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

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Crime

6.5
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63 Metascore

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

Director: Peter Segal | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, O.J. Simpson

Votes: 81,734 | Gross: $51.11M

9. Sixteen Candles (1984)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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61 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 81,733 | Gross: $20.50M

10. Uncle Buck (1989)

PG | 100 min | Comedy

7.0
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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.

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

Votes: 67,732 | Gross: $66.76M

11. Weird Science (1985)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

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.

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

Votes: 64,859 | Gross: $16.30M

12. Junior (1994)

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

4.6
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As part of a fertility research project, a male scientist agrees to carry a pregnancy in his own body.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito, Emma Thompson, Frank Langella

Votes: 56,600 | Gross: $36.76M

13. 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.

Director: David Zucker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Dian Bachar, Yasmine Bleeth

Votes: 50,545 | Gross: $6.94M

14. 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.

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

Votes: 27,206 | Gross: $57.39M

15. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)

Not Rated | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

8.0
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Tales of horror based on the gruesome E.C. comic books of the 1950s.

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

Votes: 16,695

16. 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.

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

Votes: 16,272 | Gross: $23.59M

17. Caddyshack II (1988)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Sport

3.7
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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.

Director: Allan Arkush | Stars: Jackie Mason, Robert Stack, Dyan Cannon, Dina Merrill

Votes: 12,913 | Gross: $11.80M

18. Police Squad! (1982)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy, Crime

8.5
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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.

Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Alan North, Rex Hamilton, Ed Williams

Votes: 11,383

19. High School High (1996)

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

5.5
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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.

Director: Hart Bochner | Stars: Jon Lovitz, Tia Carrere, Louise Fletcher, Mekhi Phifer

Votes: 11,293 | Gross: $20.95M

20. Xanadu (1980)

PG | 96 min | Fantasy, Musical, Romance

5.1
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35 Metascore

The story of a girl who makes dreams come true.

Director: Robert Greenwald | Stars: Olivia Newton-John, Gene Kelly, Michael Beck, James Sloyan

Votes: 9,812 | Gross: $10.20M

21. Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.1
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A spoof 1950s science fiction movie, interspersed with various comedy sketches concerning late night television.

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

Votes: 8,718 | Gross: $0.55M

22. 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 »

Director: John Landis | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Michelle Pfeiffer, Stacey Pickren, Carmen Argenziano

Votes: 8,361 | Gross: $6.70M

23. Innocent Blood (1992)

R | 112 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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.

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

Votes: 7,753 | Gross: $4.97M

24. The Pest (1997)

PG-13 | 84 min | Comedy

5.0
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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.

Director: Paul Miller | Stars: John Leguizamo, Jeffrey Jones, Freddy Rodríguez, Pat Skipper

Votes: 7,012 | Gross: $3.51M

25. The Cowboy Way (1994)

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

5.8
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Buddies Pepper Lewis (Woody Harrelson) and Sonny Gilstrap (Kiefer Sutherland) who are championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar Joaquín ... See full summary »

Director: Gregg Champion | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Kiefer Sutherland, Dylan McDermott, Ernie Hudson

Votes: 6,595 | Gross: $20.28M

26. Wise Guys (1986)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Crime

5.6
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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.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Danny DeVito, Joe Piscopo, Harvey Keitel, Ray Sharkey

Votes: 4,546 | Gross: $8.48M

27. Doctor Detroit (1983)

R | 89 min | Comedy

5.1
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A timid college professor, conned into posing as a flamboyant pimp, finds himself enjoying his new occupation on the streets.

Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Howard Hesseman, Donna Dixon, Lydia Lei

Votes: 4,492

28. Brain Donors (1992)

PG | 80 min | Comedy

7.1
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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 »

Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: John Turturro, Bob Nelson, Mel Smith, Nancy Marchand

Votes: 3,481 | Gross: $0.92M

29. The Late Shift (1996 TV Movie)

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

7.0
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A dramatization of the rivalry between David Letterman and Jay Leno to over which of them would succeed Johnny Carson as the host of "The Tonight Show".

Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: John Michael Higgins, Daniel Roebuck, Kathy Bates, Bob Balaban

Votes: 2,510

30. The Jerky Boys (1995)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Crime

4.6
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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 »

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

Votes: 2,202 | Gross: $7.56M

31. 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.

Director: Gregg Champion | Stars: Dabney Coleman, Matt Frewer, Teri Garr, Barry Corbin

Votes: 1,658 | Gross: $4.01M

32. All Night Long (1981)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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A drummer plants doubts into the mind of a bandleader about his wife's faithfulness in an attempt to take over the band himself.

Director: Jean-Claude Tramont | Stars: Gene Hackman, Barbra Streisand, Diane Ladd, Dennis Quaid

Votes: 1,363

33. SCTV Network (1981–1983)

90 min | Comedy

8.4
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Comedy parody about TV.

Stars: John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin

Votes: 1,169

34. Ivansxtc (2000)

93 min | Drama

6.6
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67 Metascore

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

Director: Bernard Rose | Stars: Danny Huston, Peter Weller, Lisa Enos, Joanne Duckman

Votes: 1,097 | Gross: $0.02M

35. Collision Course (1989)

PG | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.6
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A Japanese investigator (Morita) and a Detroit cop (Leno) team up to track down a stolen prototype turbocharger.

Director: Lewis Teague | Stars: Pat Morita, Jay Leno, Chris Sarandon, Tom Noonan

Votes: 1,080

36. American Hot Wax (1978)

PG | 91 min | Drama, History, Music

6.9
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The story of Alan Freed, the pioneering disc jockey who was instrumental in introducing and popularizing rock 'n' roll in the 1950s.

Director: Floyd Mutrux | Stars: Tim McIntire, Fran Drescher, Jay Leno, Laraine Newman

Votes: 1,016

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 »

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

Votes: 540 | Gross: $0.69M

38. The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
Episode: Angels in the Infield (2000)

TV-PG | 87 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

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 »

Director: Robert King | Stars: Patrick Warburton, Britt Irvin, Kurt Fuller, Rebecca Jenkins

Votes: 433

39. Police Squad! (1982)
Episode: A Substantial Gift (The Broken Promise) (1982)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy, Crime

8.4
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Frank investigates a murder case at a bank where a robber shot the clerk and then another staff member, Sally, shot the robber. The autopsy, however, shows differently.

Directors: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Alan North, Rex Hamilton, Lorne Greene

Votes: 410

40. Police Squad! (1982)
Episode: Ring of Fear (A Dangerous Assignment) (1982)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy, Crime

8.1
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In order to infiltrate a criminal gang that bribes boxers Frank makes a contract with one of them, Buddy. This leads to a kidnapping of his girlfriend and Frank has to find her before Buddy forfeits.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Alan North, Rex Hamilton, Georg Stanford Brown

Votes: 371

41. Police Squad! (1982)
Episode: The Butler Did It (A Bird in the Hand) (1982)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy, Crime

8.1
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The daughter of a textile tycoon is kidnapped and Frank must find her before it's too late to pay the ransom.

Director: Georg Stanford Brown | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Alan North, Rex Hamilton, Robert Goulet

Votes: 329

42. 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 »

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

Votes: 323

43. Police Squad! (1982)
Episode: Revenge and Remorse (The Guilty Alibi) (1982)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy, Crime

8.2
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A judge is blown up as a session starts. Frank's investigation soon leads to a man who was convicted by him in the past.

Director: Paul Krasny | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Alan North, Rex Hamilton, William Shatner

Votes: 319

44. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: This'll Kill Ya (1992)

Not Rated | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

6.2
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In a research lab, when his two colleague accidentally injects an experimental virus into their sleazy boss that will eventually kill him, he try's to get revenge on them believing it was no accident.

Director: Robert Longo | Stars: Sonia Braga, Dylan McDermott, Cleavon Little, John Kassir

Votes: 319

45. Police Squad! (1982)
Episode: Rendezvous at Big Gulch (Terror in the Neighborhood) (1982)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy, Crime

8.4
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When a woman reports being blackmailed by some thugs, Police Squad get even more reports of the same kind from other shop owners. To gain a better perspective, Frank and Norberg open up a key store in the most troubled area.

Director: Reza Badiyi | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Alan North, Rex Hamilton, Florence Henderson

Votes: 315

46. Police Squad! (1982)
Episode: Testimony of Evil (Dead Men Don't Laugh) (1982)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy, Crime

8.2
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When a drug courier is found dead after a car accident, Frank and the team traces his work to the nightclub "Mr V's".

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Alan North, Rex Hamilton, William Conrad

Votes: 309

47. Troldspejlet (1989– )

25 min

8.9
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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, Jens Olesen, Sonny Lahey

Votes: 266

48. The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)

120 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.0
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Experience the magic and adventure from Walt Disney world of color

Stars: David Sparrow, Will Friedle, Laurie Murdoch, Neil Crone

Votes: 139

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

Not Rated | 21 min | Documentary, Short

6.2
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Add a Plot

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

Votes: 74

50. Cast the First Stone (1989 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

5.4
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A young lady picked up a hitch-hiker in her car, took him in to her house as a Good Samaritan. The hitch-hiker raped the young lady and drowned her plea for help by raising the volume of ... See full summary »

Director: John Korty | Stars: Jill Eikenberry, Richard Masur, Elizabeth Ruscio, Joe Spano

Votes: 59