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1. Splash (1984)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.2
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A man is reunited with a mermaid who saves him from drowning as a boy and falls in love not knowing who/what she is.

Writers: Brian Grazer, Bruce Jay Friedman, Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, Eugene Levy, John Candy

2. You've Got Mail (1998)

PG | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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57 Metascore

Two business rivals hate each other at the office but fall in love over the internet.

Writers: Miklós László, Nora Ephron, Delia Ephron | Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Greg Kinnear, Parker Posey

3. The Heartbreak Kid (2007)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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46 Metascore

A newly wed man who believes he's just gotten hitched to the perfect woman encounters another lady on his honeymoon.

Writers: Scot Armstrong, Leslie Dixon, Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly, Kevin Barnett, Bruce Jay Friedman, Neil Simon | Directors: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly | Stars: Ben Stiller, Michelle Monaghan, Malin Akerman, Jerry Stiller

4. 54 (1998)

R | 93 min | Drama, History

5.7
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33 Metascore

Famous 70s NYC nightclub seen and told through the eyes of a young employee.

Writer: Mark Christopher | Director: Mark Christopher | Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Salma Hayek, Sela Ward, Breckin Meyer

5. Fame (1980)

R | 134 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.5
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A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend a New York high school for students gifted in the performing arts.

Writer: Christopher Gore | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Eddie Barth, Irene Cara, Lee Curreri, Laura Dean

6. Celebrity (1998)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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41 Metascore

The fortunes of a husband and wife differ drastically after they divorce.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Judy Davis, Leonardo DiCaprio, Greg Mottola

7. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.7
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Kevin Corcoran, Paul Frees, Slim Pickens

8. Stir Crazy (1980)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Crime

6.8
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50 Metascore

Skip and Harry are framed for a bank robbery and end up in a western prison. The two eastern boys are having difficulty adjusting to the new life until the warden finds that Skip has a ... See full summary »

Writer: Bruce Jay Friedman | Director: Sidney Poitier | Stars: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Georg Stanford Brown, JoBeth Williams

9. Husbands and Wives (1992)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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When their best friends announce that they're separating, a professor and his wife discover the faults in their marriage.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Sydney Pollack, Judy Davis

10. Splash, Too (1988 TV Movie)

87 min | Comedy, Fantasy

3.6
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A sequel to the popular romantic mermaid drama, in which Allen and Madison return to New York - one to save his business, the other to save a Dolphin in captivity. You can guess which does which.

Writers: Bruce Jay Friedman, Bruce Franklin Singer | Director: Greg Antonacci | Stars: Todd Waring, Amy Yasbeck, Donovan Scott, Rita Taggart

11. Another Woman (1988)

PG | 81 min | Drama

7.4
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Facing a mid-life crisis, a woman rents an apartment next to a psychiatrist's office to write a new book, only to become drawn to the plight of a pregnant woman seeking that doctor's help.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Gena Rowlands, Mia Farrow, Ian Holm, Blythe Danner

12. The Heartbreak Kid (1972)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Three days into his Miami honeymoon, New York Jewish Lenny meets tall, blonde Kelly. This confirms him in his opinion that he has made a serious mistake and he decides he wants Kelly ... See full summary »

Writers: Bruce Jay Friedman, Neil Simon | Director: Elaine May | Stars: Charles Grodin, Cybill Shepherd, Jeannie Berlin, Audra Lindley

13. Doctor Detroit (1983)

R | 89 min | Comedy

4.9
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A timid college professor, conned into posing as a flamboyant pimp, finds himself enjoying his new occupation on the streets.

Writers: Bruce Jay Friedman, Carl Gottlieb, Robert Boris | Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Howard Hesseman, Donna Dixon, Lydia Lei

14. The Lonely Guy (1984)

R | 90 min | Comedy

6.2
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A writer for a greeting card company learns the true meaning of loneliness when he comes home to find his girlfriend in bed with another man.

Writers: Bruce Jay Friedman, Neil Simon, Stan Daniels, Ed. Weinberger | Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Steve Martin, Charles Grodin, Judith Ivey, Steve Lawrence

15. Steambath (1973 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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TV adaptation of Bruce Jay Friedman's off-Broadway play. Tandy, Merideth and assorted others unexpectedly wake up in a steambath with no easy exit. After spending some time there, it ... See full summary »

Writer: Bruce Jay Friedman | Director: Burt Brinckerhoff | Stars: Stephen Elliott, Bill Bixby, Herb Edelman, Neil J. Schwartz

16. CBS Summer Playhouse (1987–1989)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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Anthology television series that aired unsold television pilots during the summer.

Creators: Jim Henson, Gary Markowitz | Stars: Daphne Reid, Tim Reid, James Eckhouse, Holland Taylor

17. Foreplay (1975)

R | 75 min | Comedy

4.3
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Three vignettes about a man who buys a weird doll, a writer who is visited by his muse and a kidnapper with very odd demands who holds a VIP.

Writers: Bruce Jay Friedman, Dan Greenburg, Janet Kern, David Odell, Helga Petrashevich, Jack Richardson | Directors: John G. Avildsen, Bruce Malmuth, Robert McCarty, Ralph Rosenblum | Stars: Irwin Corey, Pat Paulsen, Deborah Loomis, Sudie Bond

18. The Queen (1968)

68 min | Documentary

7.8
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Jack is 24, sometimes he's a drag queen named Sabrina. In 1967, as Sabrina, he's the mistress of ceremonies at a national drag queen contest in New York City. The camera goes behind the ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Simon | Stars: Jim Dine, Jack Doroshow, Richard Finnochio, Bruce Jay Friedman

19. Brazzaville Teen-Ager (2013)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Music

7.0
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Writers: Bruce Jay Friedman, Michael Cera | Director: Michael Cera | Stars: Michael Cera, Jack O'Connell, Charles Grodin, Kelis

20. New York in the 50's (2000)

72 min | Documentary

5.8
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Based on the book by Dan Wakefield, the film combines stunning archival footage of New York with interviews of the icons of the day - Kerouac, Ginsberg, Baldwin, Mailer, Basie, etc. Offering modern day perspectives.

Writer: Dan Wakefield | Director: Betsy Blankenbaker | Stars: Ted Steeg, Jack Kerouac, David Amram, Sam Astrachan

21. Algren (2014)

85 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.2
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Algren will spotlight the hard-knock life and authentic creative legacy of one of the most underrated writers of the twentieth century, Nelson Algren. Algren's brutally honest portrayal of ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Caplan, Drew Hall | Director: Michael Caplan | Stars: Russell Banks, Billy Corgan, Andrew Davis, Denise DeClue

22. The Ted Bessell Show (1973 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy

5.0
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Ted Bessell plays a newly married magazine publisher who has problems keeping his marriage and his magazine from foundering.

Writer: Bruce Jay Friedman | Stars: Ted Bessell, Robert Walden, Barra Grant, Beth Howland

23. Un alma pura (1965)

Drama

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Claudia, a young aristocratic girl travels to Switzerland to recover the corpse of her brother, Juan Luis. As she flies back home to Mexico, in flashback it is revealed that she and her ... See full summary »

Writers: Carlos Fuentes, Juan Ibáñez | Director: Juan Ibáñez | Stars: Arabella Arbenz, Enrique Rocha, Veit Gentry, Leonora Carrington

24. When Playboy Ruled the World (2004 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Writer: Ben Kaplan | Stars: Pamela Anderson, Barbi Benton, Fred Dryer, Bruce Jay Friedman

25. Blacks and Jews: Josh Alan Friedman - A Life Obsessed with Negroes (2004)

Documentary

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Examines the life of writer/musician Josh Alan Friedman. Chronicles his exploits as the Times Square beat-writer for Screw Magazine, an outlaw cartoonist with brother Drew Friedman, and tearing up the Texas blues scene.

Writer: Kevin Page | Director: Kevin Page | Stars: Josh Alan Friedman, Bruce Jay Friedman, Ginger Howard

26. CBS Summer Playhouse (1987–1989)
Episode: Sniff (1988)

30 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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An unsuccessful reporter finds his luck changing when he becomes the owner of a talented dog.

Writer: Bruce Jay Friedman | Director: James Quinn | Stars: Robert Wuhl, Louis Guss, Traci Lind, Rebecca Holden

27. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: Splash, Too: Part 1 (1988)

Unrated | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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Writers: Bruce Jay Friedman, Bruce Franklin Singer | Director: Greg Antonacci | Stars: Todd Waring, Amy Yasbeck, Donovan Scott, Rita Taggart