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1. Grace and Frankie (2015– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Finding out that their husbands are not just work partners, but have also been romantically involved for the last 20 years, two women with an already strained relationship try to cope with the circumstances together.

Creators: Marta Kauffman, Howard J. Morris | Stars: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Martin Sheen, Sam Waterston

Votes: 6,811

2. John Tucker Must Die (2006)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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41 Metascore

Three ex-girlfriends of a serial cheater set up their former lover to fall for the new girl in town so they can watch him get his heart broken.

Writer: Jeff Lowell | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Jesse Metcalfe, Ashanti, Arielle Kebbel, Sophia Bush

Votes: 61,885

3. Charlie's Angels (2000)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.5
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52 Metascore

Three women, detectives with a mysterious boss, retrieve stolen voice-ID software, using martial arts, tech skills, and sex appeal.

Writers: Ryan Rowe, Ed Solomon, John August, Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts | Director: McG | Stars: Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu, Bill Murray

Votes: 137,208

4. 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: 30,494

5. Can't Hardly Wait (1998)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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52 Metascore

Multicharacter teenage comedy about high school graduates with different agenda of life on graduation night.

Writers: Deborah Kaplan, Harry Elfont | Directors: Harry Elfont, Deborah Kaplan | Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ethan Embry, Charlie Korsmo, Lauren Ambrose

Votes: 35,709

6. Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989–1993)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.6
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A teenaged genius deals with the usual problems of growing up: having a girlfriend, going to parties, hanging out with his best friend, all this on top of being a licensed physician in a ... See full summary »

Creators: Steven Bochco, David E. Kelley | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Max Casella, Belinda Montgomery, Lawrence Pressman

Votes: 5,797

7. Troop Beverly Hills (1989)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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As Phyllis, a Beverly Hills housewife, is in the middle of a divorce, she tries to find focus in her life by taking over her daughter Hannah's Wilderness Girl troop. Among the girls are ... See full summary »

Writers: Ava Ostern Fries, Pamela Norris, Margaret Oberman | Director: Jeff Kanew | Stars: Shelley Long, Craig T. Nelson, Betty Thomas, Mary Gross

Votes: 6,836

8. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

8.2
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The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct.

Creators: Steven Bochco, Michael Kozoll | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, James Sikking

Votes: 4,230

9. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009)

PG | 88 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

4.4
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41 Metascore

The world famous singing pre-teen chipmunk trio return to contend with the pressures of school, celebrity, and a rival female music group known as The Chipettes.

Writers: Jon Vitti, Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger, Ross Bagdasarian | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Jason Lee, Zachary Levi, David Cross, Justin Long

Votes: 27,771

10. 28 Days (2000)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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46 Metascore

A big-city newspaper columnist is forced to enter a drug and alcohol rehab center after ruining her sister's wedding and crashing a stolen limousine.

Writer: Susannah Grant | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen, Dominic West, Elizabeth Perkins

Votes: 32,395

11. The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

5.9
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The original '70s T.V. family is now placed in the 1990s, where they're even more square and out of place than ever.

Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Laurice Elehwany, Rick Copp, Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Shelley Long, Gary Cole, Christine Taylor, Christopher Daniel Barnes

Votes: 16,704

12. Doctor Dolittle (1998)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.3
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46 Metascore

A Doctor finds out that he can understand what animals are saying. And the animals find out that he understands.

Writers: Hugh Lofting, Nat Mauldin, Larry Levin | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Peter Boyle, Ossie Davis, Oliver Platt

Votes: 67,945

13. Private Parts (1997)

R | 109 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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67 Metascore

The auto-biographical story of Howard Stern, the radio-rebel who is now also a TV-personality, an author and a movie star.

Writers: Howard Stern, Len Blum, Michael Kalesniko | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Howard Stern, Mary McCormack, Robin Quivers, Fred Norris

Votes: 28,004

14. I Spy (2002)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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35 Metascore

A professional athlete has to help a U.S. government agent recover a missing jet.

Writers: Morton S. Fine, David Friedkin, Marianne Wibberley, Cormac Wibberley, Jay Scherick, David Ronn | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Owen Wilson, Famke Janssen, Malcolm McDowell

Votes: 39,671

15. Used Cars (1980)

R | 113 min | Comedy

6.8
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When the owner of a struggling used car lot is killed, it's up to the lot's hot-shot salesman to save the property from falling into the hands of the owner's ruthless brother and used-car rival.

Writers: Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale | Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Kurt Russell, Jack Warden, Gerrit Graham, Frank McRae

Votes: 9,877

16. Today (1952– )

240 min | News, Talk-Show

5.2
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A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.

Creator: Sylvester L. Weaver Jr. | Stars: Katie Couric, Matt Lauer, Natalie Morales, Al Roker

Votes: 1,065

17. Guess Who (2005)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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49 Metascore

A sarcastic father (Mac) has plenty to say about his daughter wanting to marry a white boy (Kutcher).

Writers: William Rose, David Ronn, Jay Scherick, Peter Tolan | Director: Kevin Rodney Sullivan | Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Bernie Mac, Zoe Saldana, Judith Scott

Votes: 32,157

18. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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"ABC Afterschool Specials" was the umbrella show name for various educational shows that were shown in the afternoon, occasionally. Each episode was produced by a separate company.

Creator: Guy Fraumeni | Stars: Lance Kerwin, Samaria Graham, Mara Hobel, Alexa Kenin

Votes: 489

19. Dream On (1990–1996)

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Cult adult comedy about dreamer Martin Tupper, whose life is full of colourful characters. Divorced and living with his growing teenage son, still friends with his ex-wife, and constantly ... See full summary »

Creators: David Crane, Marta Kauffman | Stars: Brian Benben, Chris Demetral, Denny Dillon, Wendie Malick

Votes: 2,076

20. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Skitch Henderson, Bob Hope

Votes: 1,768

21. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1988–1998)

36 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.2
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A British show in which actors and comedians improvise sketches in various "theatre-sports"-type games, based on audience suggestions. The games might include singing a Hoedown about Tory ... See full summary »

Creators: Mark Leveson, Dan Patterson | Stars: Clive Anderson, Ryan Stiles, Colin Mochrie, Richard Vranch

Votes: 3,631

22. Surviving Christmas (2004)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

5.3
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19 Metascore

A lonely, obnoxious young millionaire pays a family to spend Christmas with him.

Writers: Deborah Kaplan, Harry Elfont, Jennifer Ventimilia, Joshua Sternin | Director: Mike Mitchell | Stars: Ben Affleck, Christina Applegate, James Gandolfini, Catherine O'Hara

Votes: 16,001

23. Midnight Caller (1988–1991)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Jack Killian is an ex-cop in San Francisco. He quit the police force after accidentally shooting his partner. He was approached by Devon King, the manager of a local radio station, and ... See full summary »

Creator: Richard Di Lello | Stars: Gary Cole, Dennis Dun, Arthur Taxier, Mykelti Williamson

Votes: 751

24. 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

Votes: 2,225

25. The Loop (2006–2007)

Comedy

7.6
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A recent college graduate adjusts to life as a corporate drone.

Creators: Pam Brady, Will Gluck | Stars: Bret Harrison, Eric Christian Olsen, Mimi Rogers, Philip Baker Hall

Votes: 1,692

26. Howard Stern (1994–2005)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

5.7
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Raunchy interviews, sketches, and social commentary from the king of shock radio.

Stars: Howard Stern, Robin Quivers, John Melendez, Elephant Boy

Votes: 681

27. On the Air (1992– )

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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In the 1950s, a group of television performers attempt to put together a live variety program and often find disastrous results.

Creators: Mark Frost, David Lynch | Stars: Ian Buchanan, Nancye Ferguson, Miguel Ferrer, Gary Grossman

Votes: 615

28. The Tracey Ullman Show (1987–1990)

30 min | Comedy, Music

7.1
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Tracey Ullman hosts a variety show containing sketches, song-and-dance routines and the Simpsons.

Creators: Jerry Belson, James L. Brooks, Ken Estin, Heide Perlman | Stars: Tracey Ullman, Dan Castellaneta, Sam McMurray, Joseph Malone

Votes: 572

29. Parenthood (1990– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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Stars: Ed Begley Jr., Jayne Atkinson, Max Elliott Slade, Thora Birch

Votes: 167

30. SCTV Network (1981–1983)

90 min | Comedy

8.5
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Comedy parody about TV.

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

Votes: 898

31. CPO Sharkey (1976–1978)

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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Comic exploits of an acid-tongued chief petty officer in the U.S. Navy.

Creator: Aaron Ruben | Stars: Don Rickles, Harrison Page, Peter Isacksen, David Landsberg

Votes: 162

32. Rush

Biography, Drama | Announced

The life story of American political talk-radio show host, Rush Limbaugh.

Director: Betty Thomas | Star: John Cusack

33. HBO First Look (1992– )

13 min | Documentary

6.3
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Behind-the-scenes look at upcoming feature films, featuring interview commentary with their casts and crews.

Stars: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Will Smith, Matt Damon

Votes: 291

34. Coming Attractions (1978)

R | 84 min | Comedy

4.9
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Broad satire and buffoonery presented as a series of movie trailers. Among the titles and subjects are: "The Howard Huge Story", "Skate-boarders from Hell", "The Invasion of the Penis ... See full summary »

Writers: Ian Praiser, Varley Smith, Ira Miller, Royce D. Applegate | Director: Ira Miller | Stars: Royce D. Applegate, Lewis Arquette, Tom Baker, Dorothy Van

Votes: 370

35. Only You (I) (1992)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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A man goes on vacation to find the right woman - and ends up having to choose between two of them!

Writer: Wayne Allan Rice | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Tom McFadden, Andrew McCarthy, Joel Murray, Daniel Roebuck

Votes: 1,162

36. Hooperman (1987–1989)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Free-wheeling San Francisco cop Harry Hooperman inherits a run down apartment building, and the building owner's mean, hateful and just plain annoying dog Bijoux. Not having the time to ... See full summary »

Creators: Steven Bochco, Terry Louise Fisher | Stars: John Ritter, Barbara Bosson, Felton Perry, Sydney Walsh

Votes: 205

37. My Breast (1994 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

5.6
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Joyce Wadler,a journalist who lives in New York, has an unsatisfying relationship with her boyfriend. When she discovers that she is suffering from breast-cancer, she radically changes her ... See full summary »

Writer: Joyce Wadler | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Meredith Baxter, Jamey Sheridan, James Sutorius, Sara Botsford

Votes: 93

38. Jackson County Jail (1976)

R | 84 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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This is a powerful drama about a young woman who stumbles into a nightmare land of hijacking and humiliation while driving cross-country from California to New York.

Writer: Donald Stewart | Director: Michael Miller | Stars: Yvette Mimieux, Tommy Lee Jones, Lisa Copeland, Cliff Emmich

Votes: 604

39. Homework (1982)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

3.1
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A good-looking but virginal "rockstar" teen (Morgan) tries to score with some of the local high school girls. But a classmate's mom (Collins) decides to make a man out of him.

Writers: Maurice Peterson, Don Safran | Director: James Beshears | Stars: Joan Collins, Michael Morgan, Shell Kepler, Lanny Horn

Votes: 250

40. Tunnel Vision (1976)

R | 70 min | Comedy

4.9
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A committee investigating TV's first uncensored network examines a typical day's programming, which includes shows, commercials, news programs, you name it. What they discover will surely ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Mislove, Neal Israel | Directors: Neal Israel, Bradley R. Swirnoff | Stars: Phil Proctor, Howard Hesseman, Beans Morocco, Stephen Feinberg

Votes: 466

41. Sons and Daughters (1991– )

60 min | Drama, Comedy

7.0
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Comedy-darma series focusing on an extended family in Portland, Oregon. After many years of absence from his family, Bing Hammersmith returns with a new wife and young son to his ... See full summary »

Creators: Brad Buckner, Eugenie Ross-Leming | Stars: Lucie Arnaz, Rick Rossovich, Peggy Smithhart, Paul Scherrer

Votes: 19

42. Chesty Anderson U.S. Navy (1976)

R | 88 min | Comedy

5.0
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Writers: Paul Pumpian, H.F. Green | Director: Ed Forsyth | Stars: Shari Eubank, Dorrie Thomson, Rosanne Katon, Marcie Barkin

Votes: 72

43. Audrey (2012– )

Comedy

6.5
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Stars: Kim Shaw, Bobby Campo, Gary Cole, Arielle Kebbel

Votes: 22

44. Shannon's Deal (1990–1991)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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Once a successful corporate lawyer at a prestigious Philadelphia law firm, Jack Shannon lost his marriage and his job, due in part to a compulsive gambling habit. While Shannon maintains a ... See full summary »

Creator: John Sayles | Stars: Jamey Sheridan, Elizabeth Peña, Jenny Lewis, Richard Edson

Votes: 73

45. A Celebration of Women Directors (2008)

Documentary

8.0
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Directors: Laurie Agard, Drew Ann Rosenberg

Votes: 37

46. Mancuso, FBI (1989–1990)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Nick Mancuso, the FBI agent from the mini-series, Favorite Son is back. This time in a series wherein he fights for justice, while having to deal with elements in his own government who sometimes oppose him.

Stars: Robert Loggia, Fredric Lehne, Lindsay Frost, Jak Castro

Votes: 82

47. Prison for Children (1987 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

7.0
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Sentenced to incarceration until 21, a boy plans his desperate escape.

Writer: Christopher Knopf | Director: Larry Peerce | Stars: Raphael Sbarge, Kenneth Ransom, Jonathan Chapin, Gordie Wright

Votes: 39

48. Twilight Theater (1982 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy

7.3
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Writers: Jeffrey Barron, Carmen Finestra, Jim Fisher, Neal Israel, Gary Jacobs, Kevin Kelton, Jim Staahl | Director: Perry Rosemond | Stars: Bob Denver, Steve Martin, Barbara Hershey, Rick Moranis

Votes: 31

49. Battle of the Network Stars XIV (1983 TV Special)

Family, Game-Show, Sport

7.6
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Writer: Jacque Lueth | Director: Larry Kamm | Stars: Howard Cosell, Morgan Fairchild, John James, Scott Baio

Votes: 32

50. Hour Magazine (1980–1988)

60 min | Family, Talk-Show

6.5
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Stars: Gary Collins, Elizabeth Taylor, Annette Funicello, Alyssa Milano

Votes: 19