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1. The Help (2011)
PG-13 | 146 min | Drama
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
5. Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
R | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.
6. The Best Man Holiday (2013)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama
When college friends reunite after 15 years over the Christmas holidays, they discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be reignited.
7. My Blueberry Nights (2007)
PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Romance
A young woman takes a soul-searching journey across America to resolve her questions about love while encountering a series of offbeat characters along the way.
9. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )
60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.
10. The Colbert Report (2005–2014)
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.
11. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992– )
TV-14 | 62 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
After Johnny Carson's retirement from the show, Jay Leno stepped in as his permanent replacement. The format of the show has remained largely unchanged, consisting primarily of an opening ... See full summary »
12. New York Undercover (1994–1998)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Music
Drugs, robbery, corruption, rape, murder. Cops versus criminals. The undercover war has started. Welcome to New York City.
15. Wildcats (1986)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Sport
Molly is a high school track coach who knows just as much about football as anyone else on the planet. When the football coach's position becomes vacant, she applies for the job, despite ... See full summary »
18. Let's Do It Again (1975)
PG | 110 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Clyde Williams and Billy Foster are a couple of blue-collar workers in Atlanta who have promised to raise funds for their fraternal order, the Brothers and Sisters of Shaka. However, their ... See full summary »
19. Graffiti Bridge (1990)
PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Music, Musical
Graffiti Bridge is the unofficial sequel to Purple Rain. In this movie, The Kid and Morris Day are still competitors and each runs a club of his own. They make a bet about who writes the ... See full summary »
21. Off the Black (2006)
R | 90 min | Drama
An aging, disillusioned alcoholic (Nolte) gets a younger friend (Morgan) and wants him to pose as his son at a school reunion.
22. A Piece of the Action (1977)
PG | 135 min | Crime, Comedy
Dave Anderson and Manny Durrell are two high-class sneak thieves who have never been caught. Joshua Burke is a retired detective who has enough evidence on the both of them to put them ... See full summary »
23. Flip (1970–1974)
60 min | Comedy, Music
One of the many variety shows available in the 1970s (along with Sonny and Cher, Captain and Tennille, Donny and Marie, etc). Hosted by black comic Flip Wilson, this show featured skits, ... See full summary »
26. Take Me to the River (2014)
PG | 95 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary about the soul of American music. The film follows the recording of a new album featuring legends from Stax records and Memphis mentoring and passing on their musical magic to stars and artists of today.
27. Tarnation (2003)
Unrated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography
Filmmaker Jonathan Caouette's documentary on growing up with his schizophrenic mother -- a mixture of snapshots, Super-8, answering machine messages, video diaries, early short films, and more -- culled from 19 years of his life.
29. Mavis! (2015)
80 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Her family group, the Staple Singers, inspired millions and helped propel the civil rights movement with their music. After 60 years of performing, legendary singer Mavis Staples' message of love and equality is needed now more than ever.
31. Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf (2009– )
Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf is an Emmy award-winning interview program hosted by Cat Greenleaf that airs on NBC. On the show Greenleaf interviews actors, musicians, athletes, politicians,... See full summary »
32. The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear (2010 TV Movie)
Writers: Rory Albanese, Kevin Bleyer, Rich Blomquist, Steve Bodow, Michael Brumm, Tim Carvell, Wyatt Cenac, Stephen Colbert, Rich Dahm, Paul Dinello, Eric Drysdale, Rob Dubbin, Glenn Eichler, Dan Guterman, Peter Gwinn, Hallie Haglund, J.R. Havlan, Barry Julien, Elliott Kalan, Jay Katsir, Frank Lesser, Josh Lieb, Sam Means, Jo Miller, Opus Moreschi, John Oliver, Tom Purcell, Daniel Radosh, Jason Ross, Meredith Scardino, Scott Sherman, Jon Stewart, Max Werner | Director: Chuck O'Neil | Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Samantha Bee
90 min | Documentary
For a brief moment in time, a few daring, innovative musicians stood at the crossroads of a revolution in music and culture. Across one of the most turbulent periods in American ... See full summary »