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1. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 34,759

2. Boogie Nights (1997)

R | 155 min | Drama

7.9
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85 Metascore

The story of a young man's adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, Luis Guzmán

Votes: 197,583 | Gross: $26.38M

3. Magnolia (1999)

R | 188 min | Drama

8.0
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77 Metascore

An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jason Robards, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Votes: 249,040 | Gross: $22.45M

4. Matlock (1986–1995)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Ben Matlock is a very expensive criminal defense attorney who charges $100,000 to take a case. Fortunately, he's worth every penny as he and his associates defend his clients by finding the real killer.

Stars: Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holiday, Nancy Stafford

Votes: 4,618

5. Hard Eight (1996)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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78 Metascore

Professional gambler Sydney teaches John the tricks of the trade. John does well until he falls for cocktail waitress Clementine.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow, Samuel L. Jackson

Votes: 30,269 | Gross: $0.14M

6. The Family Man (2000)

PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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42 Metascore

A fast-lane investment broker, offered the opportunity to see how the other half lives, wakes up to find that his sports car and girlfriend have become a mini-van and wife.

Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Téa Leoni, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Piven

Votes: 89,297 | Gross: $75.76M

7. Tower Heist (2011)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.2
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59 Metascore

When a group of hard-working guys find out they've fallen victim to their wealthy employer's Ponzi scheme, they conspire to rob his high-rise residence.

Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Ben Stiller, Casey Affleck, Alan Alda

Votes: 114,255 | Gross: $78.01M

8. To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: William Petersen, Willem Dafoe, John Pankow, Debra Feuer

Votes: 22,319 | Gross: $0.97M

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

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

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

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,313

10. Johnny Be Good (1988)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Sport

4.5
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It's recruiting time and despite being short and scrawny, Johnny Walker is America's hottest young football prospect. His dilemma: should he take one of the many offers from college talent ... See full summary »

Director: Bud S. Smith | Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Robert Downey Jr., Paul Gleason, Uma Thurman

Votes: 4,905 | Gross: $17.55M

11. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

7.8
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A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist.

Stars: Robin Ward, Charles Aidman, Richard Mulligan, William Atherton

Votes: 6,709

12. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )

30 min | News

3.7
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"Entertainment Tonight" is the #1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine in the world. Launched in 1981, ET is anchored by Mary Hart and Bob Goen. Primary substitute anchors are Jann Carl ... See full summary »

Stars: Nancy O'Dell, Kevin Frazier, Mark Steines, Mary Hart

Votes: 1,520

13. E! True Hollywood Story (1996– )

Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.7
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A documentary about celebrities lives before and after being famous.

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

Votes: 664

14. Hail Caesar (1994)

PG | 100 min | Comedy

3.3
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Caesar is a would-be rock star. But for now, he works at a pencil eraser factory. Soon he falls in love with the owner's daughter. In order to get her, he bets with the old man that he can ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Michael Hall | Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Bobbie Phillips, Leslie Danon, Nicholas Pryor

Votes: 716

15. Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (1993– )

Unrated | 360 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.8
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The stories of several colorful characters living in San Francisco. Based on the book by Armistead Maupin (A Man I Dreamt Up).

Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Donald Moffat, Chloe Webb, Laura Linney

Votes: 1,936

16. Cold Turkey (1971)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy

6.8
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Hoping for positive publicity, a tobacco company offers $25 million to any American town that quits smoking for 30 days. Amidst a media frenzy, Eagle Rock, Iowa accepts the challenge while the company's PR man tries to sabotage the effort.

Director: Norman Lear | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Pippa Scott, Tom Poston, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 1,527

17. Putney Swope (1969)

R | 84 min | Comedy

6.9
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Dark satire in which the token black man on the executive board of an advertising firm is accidentally put in charge. Renaming the business "Truth and Soul, Inc.", he replaces the tight ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Arnold Johnson, Stan Gottlieb, Allen Garfield, Archie Russell

Votes: 2,110

18. The Sunchaser (1996)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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Michael Reynolds is a rich oncologist who has a $175,000 sports car, a multi-million dollar home, and a new boost in his career. Brandon 'Blue' Monroe is a dying patient who kidnaps ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Cimino | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Jon Seda, Anne Bancroft, Alexandra Tydings

Votes: 3,021 | Gross: $0.00M

19. Up the Academy (1980)

R | 87 min | Comedy

4.7
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This puber-comedy is a kind of mixture between 'Animal House' and 'Police Academy'. Four boys are sent, for different reasons, to a the Sheldon R. Wienberg military academy. The life of ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Ron Leibman, Wendell Brown, Ralph Macchio, Tommy Citera

Votes: 1,313

20. 1st & Ten: The Championship (1984–1991)

30 min | Comedy, Sport

6.6
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The comical exploits of the "California Bulls" (a fictional professional football team) and the organization's players.

Stars: Cliff Frazier, Prince Hughes, Donald Gibb, O.J. Simpson

Votes: 297

21. Hugo Pool (1997)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

5.2
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Hugo Pool is a quirky tale of a Los Angeles pool cleaner who falls in love with a young man dying of Lou Gerhig's Disease.

Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Alyssa Milano, Mark Boone Junior, Malcolm McDowell, Brendan Dawson

Votes: 1,704 | Gross: $0.00M

22. Pound (1970)

X | 92 min | Fantasy

6.4
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In a pound, 18 dogs wait to be adopted.

Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Joe Madden, James Green, Mariclare Costello, L. Errol Jaye

Votes: 204

23. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)

90 min | Music, Talk-Show

8.6
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Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden, Fred Foy, Muhammad Ali

Votes: 387

24. The Gong Show Movie (1980)

R | 89 min | Comedy

4.1
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A week in the life of "The Gong Show" host and creator Chuck Barris who lives through a series of outrageous competitors, stressful situations, a nervous breakdown and other comical ... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Barris | Stars: Chuck Barris, Robin Altman, Brian O'Mullin, Jack Bernardi

Votes: 664

25. Greaser's Palace (1972)

TV-MA | 91 min | Comedy, Western

6.1
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A parable based on the life of Christ. This ain't your father's Bible story, full of references about the destruction of the world through massive constipation and a New Mexican setting.

Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Albert Henderson, Michael Sullivan, Luana Anders, George Morgan

Votes: 705

26. Too Much Sun (1990)

R | 97 min | Comedy

4.1
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A multimillionaire, whose son and daughter are both gay, leaves a will with one clause: His children will inherit his money only if at least one of them produces him a grandchild within a year of his death.

Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Allan Arbus, Robert Downey Jr., Howard Duff, Laura Ernst

Votes: 328

27. Scratch (2001)

R | 92 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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77 Metascore

A feature-length documentary film about hip-hop DJing, otherwise known as turntablism. From the South Bronx in the 1970s to San Francisco now, the world's best scratchers, beat-diggers, ... See full summary »

Director: Doug Pray | Stars: Chali 2na, Marc 7, Afra, Carlos Aguilar

Votes: 2,443

28. Pablo (2012)

90 min | Animation, Biography

6.9
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Pablo blends documentary and animation elements to tell the saga of "famous unknown" Pablo Ferro, a man with a personal journey that spans from Havana, during the pre-Cuban revolution to ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Goldgewicht | Stars: Andrew Ableson, Julian Barry, Richard Benjamin, Beau Bridges

Votes: 126

29. Rented Lips (1988)

R | 82 min | Comedy

3.7
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A documentary filmmaker, who has spent the last 15 years making films like "Aluminum: Our Shiny Friend," is finally given the chance to make the documentary on Indian farming he has always ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Martin Mull, Dick Shawn, Jennifer Tilly, Kenneth Mars

Votes: 239

30. America (1986)

R | 83 min | Comedy

5.3
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The zany crew of a New York cable TV station accidentally bounce a signal off the moon, bringing them worldwide attention.

Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Zack Norman, Tammy Grimes, Michael J. Pollard, Richard Belzer

Votes: 98

31. Moving Target (1988 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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A teenage musician goes on the run from killers and the police when he returns home to find his home empty and his family gone.

Director: Chris Thomson | Stars: Jason Bateman, John Glover, Jack Wagner, Chynna Phillips

Votes: 347

32. From Other Worlds (2004)

88 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.4
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43 Metascore

FROM OTHER WORLDS is a sci-fi comedy about a depressed Brooklyn housewife who sleepwalks through her life until she encounters an alien force in her backyard. With the help of a fellow ... See full summary »

Director: Barry Strugatz | Stars: Cara Buono, Jay Oakerson, Isaach De Bankolé, David Lansbury

Votes: 77

33. The Last Party (1993)

R | 96 min | Documentary, History

5.8
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Robert Downey, Jr. gives reports and interviews with other stars in this documentary about the Democratic National Convention in 1992.

Directors: Mark Benjamin, Marc Levin | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Bill Clinton, Ann Palmer, Hilary Anderson

Votes: 420

34. Life After (2009– )

Biography

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Stars: Flo Anthony, S. Tia Brown, Clay Cane, Kim Osorio

Votes: 36

35. Is There Sex After Death? (1971)

X | 102 min | Comedy

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Driving through New York City in his Sexmobile, Dr. Harrison Rogers of the Bureau of Sexological Investigation, searches out luminary figures in the world of sex.

Directors: Alan Abel, Jeanne Abel | Stars: Alan Abel, Buck Henry, Marshall Efron, Holly Woodlawn

Votes: 148

36. Sweet Smell of Sex (1965)

70 min | Drama

3.4
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A young woman arrives in New York to visit a friend and lands in one hot spot after another as she fends off the perverted advances from every man she meets.

Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Lawrence Wolf, Tom O'Horgan, Elmer Kline, John Fodor

Votes: 19

37. Naughty Nurse (1969)

9 min | Comedy, Short

6.2
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A doctor and nurse sneak away for a kinky encounter, only to be interrupted by a cop...with a secret of his own.

Director: Paul Bartel | Stars: Valorie Armstrong, Ron Grathwohl, Christopher St. John, Alix Elias

Votes: 99

38. Chafed Elbows (1966)

63 min | Comedy

6.8
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A welfare recipient marries his mother.

Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: George Morgan, Elsie Downey, Lawrence Wolf, Tom O'Horgan

Votes: 226

39. No More Excuses (1968)

62 min | Comedy

6.2
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Downey takes his camera and microphone onto the streets (and into some bedrooms) for a look at Manhattan's singles scene of the late sixties. Of course, that's not all: No More Excuses cuts... See full summary »

Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Robert Downey Sr., Alan Abel, Lawrence Wolf, Prentice Wilhite

Votes: 210

40. You've Got to Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat (1971)

R | 85 min | Drama, Comedy

5.4
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This oddball counterculture comedy/drama follows Zalman King through a series of kooky misadventures while he searches for his life's purpose in New York City.

Director: Peter Locke | Stars: Zalman King, Allen Garfield, Suzette Green, Richard Pryor

Votes: 36

41. Two Tons of Turquoise to Taos Tonight (1975)

85 min | Comedy

5.6
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An experimental, ludicrous, plotless, absurd, surreal comedy. It is seemingly intentionally impossible to understand. It leaps from scene to scene, world to world, with recurring names and ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Leonard Buschel, Elsie Downey, Michael Sullivan, Seymour Cassel

Votes: 135

42. Babo 73 (1964)

57 min | Comedy

5.7
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Tribulations of a newly elected President.

Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Taylor Mead, Jim Antonio, Tom Gaines, James Greene

Votes: 186

43. A Touch of Greatness (1964)

26 min | Documentary

6.6
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In an era when Dick, Jane, and discipline ruled America's schools, Albert Cullum allowed Shakespeare, Sophocles, and Shaw to reign in his fifth grade public school classroom. Through the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Star: Albert Cullum

Votes: 103

44. Radio Unnameable (2012)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary

7.1
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72 Metascore

Legendary radio personality Bob Fass revolutionized late-night F.M. radio by serving as a cultural hub for music, politics and audience participation for nearly half a century.

Directors: Paul Lovelace, Jessica Wolfson | Stars: David Amram, Judy Collins, Robert Downey Sr., Marshall Efron

Votes: 59 | Gross: $0.02M

45. Rittenhouse Square (2005)

Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary

7.1
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50 Metascore

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Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Caeli Veronica Smith, Zach DePue, Ranaan Meyer, Robert Downey Sr.

Votes: 42

46. Sticks and Bones (1973 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama

6.4
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A young man returns home from Vietnam blind. He is very bitter about the war and alienates his family and friends. This movie deals with the aftermath of war and how people react to it both veterans and their families.

Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Tom Aldredge, Alan Cauldwell, Cliff De Young, Joe Fields

Votes: 37

47. Balls Bluff (1961)

24 min | Fantasy, Short

3.3
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During a Civil War battle, a soldier is transported through time, landing in New York City's Central Park in the year 1961. He then explores Manhattan and goes to Yankee Stadium in an ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Star: Robert Downey Sr.

Votes: 19

48. The American Cinematheque Tribute to Robert Downey Jr (2011 TV Special)

8.2
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Friends, family and colleagues pay tribute to Robert Downey at the annual irreverent after dinner event produced by the American Cinematheque.

Directors: Leslie Wilson, Jeff Roe | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Mel Gibson, Jamie Foxx, Garry Shandling

Votes: 13

49. Strut! (2001)

Not Rated | 68 min | Documentary

7.0
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STRUT! spotlights the world of the Philadelphia Mummers and their annual parade. Each New Year's Day, electricians, longshoremen, plumbers, cops and other working class wizards transform ... See full summary »

Director: Max L. Raab | Stars: Robert Bizik, Pete Ciarrocchi

Votes: 14

50. The American Road (1953)

37 min | Documentary, Short

4.2
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Director: George C. Stoney | Stars: Raymond Massey, Harvey Firestone, Henry Ford II, Benson Ford

Votes: 12