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1. South Park (1997– )
TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy
Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
2. Hairspray (2007)
PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
Votes: 98,448 | Gross: $118.82M
4. Difficult People (2015– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy
Life is really tough for Julie and Billy, two 30-something aspiring comics living and working in New York City. While their friends and acquaintances move on to find success and love, they ... See full summary »
5. Hocus Pocus (1993)
PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
After three centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween night, and it is up to two teenagers, a young girl and an immortal cat to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all.
Votes: 60,331 | Gross: $39.51M
7. Wiener-Dog (2016)
R | 88 min | Comedy
A dachshund passes from oddball owner to oddball owner, whose radically dysfunctional lives are all impacted by the pooch.
Votes: 616 | Gross: $0.38M
8. Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Music
The sisters come back to Delores's show to get her back as Sister Mary Clarence to teach music to a group of students in their parochial school which is doomed for closure. One of the girls... See full summary »
Votes: 36,227 | Gross: $57.32M
9. The Addams Family (1991)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Con artists plan to fleece the eccentric family using an accomplice who claims to be their long lost Uncle Fester.
Votes: 96,330 | Gross: $113.50M
10. Rumor Has It... (2005)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sarah Huttinger is a woman who learns that her family was the inspiration for the book and film "The Graduate" -- and that she just might be the offspring of the well-documented event.
Votes: 40,925 | Gross: $43.00M
11. Beaches (1988)
PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.
Votes: 18,053 | Gross: $57.04M
12. Bee Movie (2007)
PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Barry B. Benson, a bee just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship blossoms, he discovers humans actually eat honey, and subsequently decides to sue them.
Writers: Jerry Seinfeld, Spike Feresten, Barry Marder, Andy Robin, Chuck Martin, Tom Papa | Directors: Steve Hickner, Simon J. Smith | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Renée Zellweger, Matthew Broderick, Patrick Warburton
Votes: 105,482 | Gross: $126.60M
13. When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship.
Votes: 148,665 | Gross: $92.82M
14. Misery (1990)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse.
Votes: 132,958 | Gross: $61.28M
15. Flipped (I) (2010)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two eighth-graders start to have feelings for each other despite being total opposites.
Votes: 60,183 | Gross: $1.75M
16. George of the Jungle (1997)
PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A man raised in the jungle by apes falls in love with a wealthy American heiress.
Votes: 56,009 | Gross: $105.26M
17. The American President (1995)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Comedy-drama about a widowed U.S. president and a lobbyist who fall in love. It's all above-board, but "politics is perception" and sparks fly anyway.
Votes: 42,933 | Gross: $65.00M
18. Addams Family Values (1993)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A comical Gothic horror-movie-type family tries to rescue their beloved uncle from his gold-digging new love.
Votes: 57,050 | Gross: $48.86M
19. Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A recently widowed man's son calls a radio talk-show in an attempt to find his father a partner.
Votes: 122,078 | Gross: $126.67M
20. Sister Act (1992)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Music
When a worldly singer witnesses a mob crime, the police hide her as a nun in a traditional convent where she has trouble fitting in.
Votes: 64,616 | Gross: $139.61M
21. The First Wives Club (1996)
PG | 103 min | Comedy
Reunited by the death of a college friend, three divorced women seek revenge on the husbands who left them for younger women.
Votes: 31,721 | Gross: $105.44M
22. The Bucket List (2007)
PG-13 | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Two terminally ill men escape from a cancer ward and head off on a road trip with a wish list of to-dos before they die.
Votes: 184,277 | Gross: $93.45M
23. Mary Poppins Returns (2018)
Musical | Pre-production
In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique ... See full summary »
25. South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut (1999)
R | 81 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance & Phillip, they are pronounced "corrupted", and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada.
Votes: 161,588 | Gross: $52.01M
26. The Magic of Belle Isle (2012)
PG | 109 min | Comedy, Drama
Monty Wildhorn, an alcoholic novelist of Westerns, has lost his drive. His nephew pushes him to summer in quiet Belle Isle. He begrudgingly befriends a newly single mom and her 3 girls who help him find the inspiration to write again.
Votes: 12,745 | Gross: $0.10M
27. City Slickers (1991)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy
On the verge of turning 40, an unhappy Manhattan yuppie is roped into joining his two friends on a cattle drive in the southwest.
Votes: 39,150 | Gross: $124.03M
28. Hot Shots! (1991)
PG-13 | 84 min | Action, Comedy
A parody of Top Gun (1986) in which a talented but unstable fighter pilot must overcome the ghosts of his father and save a mission sabotaged by greedy weapons manufacturers.
Votes: 78,585 | Gross: $69.47M
29. Patch Adams (1998)
PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The true story of a heroic man, Hunter Patch Adams, determined to become a medical doctor because he enjoys helping people. He ventured where no doctor had ventured before, using humour and pathos.
Votes: 80,338 | Gross: $135.01M
30. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
Jimmy Fallon hosts the Tonight Show and interviews celebrities, plays games with them and has a musical or comedic guest perform.
31. The Wedding Planner (2001)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Romance
Mary Fiore is San Francisco's most successful supplier of romance and glamor. She knows all the tricks. She knows all the rules. But then she breaks the most important rule of all: she falls in love with the groom.
Votes: 61,129 | Gross: $60.40M
33. Parental Guidance (2012)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Family
Artie and Diane agree to look after their three grandkids when their type-A helicopter parents need to leave town for work. Problems arise when the kids' 21st-century behavior collides with Artie and Diane's old-school methods.
Votes: 21,145 | Gross: $77.26M
34. Hairspray Live! (2016 TV Movie)
Musical | Pre-production
A teenage girl living in Baltimore in the early 1960s dreams of appearing on a popular TV dance show.
35. Broadcast News (1987)
R | 133 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Take two rival TV reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one producer, female. Mix well and watch the sparks fly.
Votes: 21,229 | Gross: $51.25M
36. The Kid (2000)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
An unhappy and disliked image consultant gets a second shot at life when an eight year old version of himself mysteriously appears.
Votes: 34,414 | Gross: $69.69M
40. And So It Goes (2014)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A self-absorbed realtor enlists the help of his neighbor when he's suddenly left in charge of the granddaughter he never knew existed until his estranged son drops her off at his home.
Votes: 8,844 | Gross: $15.16M
41. Heart and Souls (1993)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A businessman is reunited with the four lost souls who were his guardian angels during childhood, all with a particular purpose to joining the afterlife.
Votes: 13,020 | Gross: $16.58M
42. Simon Birch (1998)
PG | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A young boy with stunted growth is convinced that God has a great purpose for him.
Votes: 18,332 | Gross: $18.25M
43. Down with Love (2003)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Romance
Aaaah... it's New York City in 1962, and love is blooming between a journalist and a feminist advice author, who's falling head over heels despite her beau's playboy lifestyle.
Votes: 33,104 | Gross: $20.30M
44. North (1994)
PG | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Sick of the neglect he receives from his mom and dad, a young boy leaves home and travels the world in search of new parents.
Votes: 11,323 | Gross: $7.14M
45. Life with Mikey (1993)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family
Michael Chapman was once a child TV star. But when he grew up, he couldn't get work. So he and his brother, Ed start their own talent agency that specializes in child acts. They can't seem ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,473 | Gross: $12.44M
46. Forget Paris (1995)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Romance
Mickey Gordon is a basketball referee who travels to France to bury his father. Ellen Andrews is an American living in Paris who works for the airline he flies on. They meet and fall in ... See full summary »
Votes: 9,421 | Gross: $33.19M
47. Mother (II) (1996)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
A neurotic, twice-divorced sci-fi writer moves back in with his mother to solve his personal problems.
Votes: 4,532 | Gross: $19.12M
48. What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Crime
A rich man catches a thief burglarizing his home and steals the thief's lucky ring, who then tries to get it back.
Votes: 12,436 | Gross: $32.10M
49. The Story of Us (1999)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Votes: 18,353 | Gross: $27.07M
50. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992–2014)
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 »