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1. Ocean's 11 (1960)

Approved | 127 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

6.6
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Danny Ocean gathers a group of his World War II compatriots to pull off the ultimate Las Vegas heist. Together the eleven friends plan to rob five Las Vegas casinos in one night.

Writers: Harry Brown, Charles Lederer, George Clayton Johnson, Jack Golden Russell | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford

Votes: 15,288

2. Lovely to Look At (1952)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.3
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Al Marsh, Tony Naylor and Jerry Ralby, Broadway producers, are desperately looking for backers. Al is one of the heirs of a dress salon in Paris, but this is almost bankrupt. The two other ... See full summary »

Writers: George Wells, Harry Ruby, Andrew Solt, Alice Duer Miller | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Kathryn Grayson, Red Skelton, Howard Keel, Marge Champion

Votes: 428

3. The Clown (1953)

91 min | Drama

6.6
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Once a famous Ziegfeld star, Dodo Delwyn, is reduced to playing clowns in burlesque and amusement parks as a result of his drinking. His son Little Dink idolizes Dodo and faithfully ... See full summary »

Writers: Frances Marion, Leonard Praskins, Martin Rackin | Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Red Skelton, Jane Greer, Tim Considine, Loring Smith

Votes: 255

4. Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)

G | 175 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.8
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A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can do what the title says.

Writers: James Poe, John Farrow, S.J. Perelman, Jules Verne | Directors: Michael Anderson, John Farrow | Stars: David Niven, Cantinflas, Finlay Currie, Robert Morley

Votes: 17,935 | Gross: $42.00M

5. 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, Skitch Henderson, Doc Severinsen

Votes: 2,100

6. The Great Diamond Robbery (1954)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Crime

5.9
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Ambrose C. Park (Red Skelton), left on a park bench as an infant with an impulsive need to find his parents, is an assistant to a diamond cutter. Shyster lawyer Remlick (James Whitmore), in... See full summary »

Writers: László Vadnay, Martin Rackin | Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Red Skelton, Cara Williams, James Whitmore, Kurt Kasznar

Votes: 131

7. 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 »

Creator: Alfred Masini | Stars: Nancy O'Dell, Mark Steines, Kevin Frazier, Mary Hart

Votes: 1,420

8. Excuse My Dust (1951)

82 min | Comedy, Musical

6.4
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Joe, inventor in an American Small town of 1895 has problems with his new invention, a car, driven with a gasoline motor. Everybody is making fun about his "crazy invention", only his girl ... See full summary »

Writers: Stephanie Nordli, Bellamy Partridge, George Wells | Directors: Roy Rowland, Buster Keaton, Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Red Skelton, Sally Forrest, Macdonald Carey, William Demarest

Votes: 225

9. Good Morning America (1975– )

120 min | News, Talk-Show

5.4
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ABC's "Good Morning America" presents the News and Information Source of the day's topics and journalism. The 1st Co-Host Team of David Hartman & Nancy Dussault, 2nd was Sandy Hill, 3rd was... See full summary »

Stars: Lara Spencer, Ginger Zee, Bianna Golodryga, Ron Claiborne

Votes: 781

10. Texas Carnival (1951)

Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

5.6
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A showmen team is mistaken for a cattle baron and his sister.

Writers: Dorothy Kingsley, George Wells | Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Esther Williams, Red Skelton, Howard Keel, Ann Miller

Votes: 305

11. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

8.7
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Four panelists must determine guests' occupations - and, in the case of famous guests, while blindfolded, their identity - by asking only "yes" or "no" questions.

Stars: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

Votes: 878

12. The Yellow Cab Man (1950)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Pirdy is accident prone. He has been denied insurance from every company in town because he is always getting hit or hurt in some way. On the day that he meets the lovely Ellen of the ... See full summary »

Writers: Devery Freeman, Albert Beich | Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Red Skelton, Gloria DeHaven, Walter Slezak, Edward Arnold

Votes: 285

13. A Southern Yankee (1948)

90 min | Comedy, History, War

6.8
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A hapless bellboy in a St. Louis hotel near the end of the Civil War is recruited by the Union secret service to impersonate a notorious Confederate spy.

Writers: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama, Harry Tugend | Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Red Skelton, Brian Donlevy, Arlene Dahl, George Coulouris

Votes: 336

14. The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)

30 min | Comedy

8.8
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The comic misadventures of the skinflint comedian and his friends.

Stars: Jack Benny, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Don Wilson, Dennis Day

Votes: 785

15. Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes (1965)

G | 138 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.0
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Sabotage efforts damage an international air race.

Writers: Jack Davies, Ken Annakin | Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Stuart Whitman, Sarah Miles, James Fox, Alberto Sordi

Votes: 5,700

16. Merton of the Movies (1947)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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A Kansas bumpkin goes to Hollywood to become a movie star and gets a job burlesquing his favorite actor - only he thinks the role is serious.

Writers: Lou Breslow, Marc Connelly, George S. Kaufman, George Wells, Harry Leon Wilson | Director: Robert Alton | Stars: Red Skelton, Virginia O'Brien, Gloria Grahame, Leon Ames

Votes: 230

17. The Show-Off (1946)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy

6.3
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Lowly clerk Aubrey Piper has a fondness for exaggerating about himself to impress people. His fantastic tales of visiting China and working as a manager at his place of employment charm his... See full summary »

Writers: George Kelly, George Wells | Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: Red Skelton, Marilyn Maxwell, Marjorie Main, Virginia O'Brien

Votes: 143

18. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.4
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Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved TV clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.

Stars: Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, Art Gilmore, Tom Hansen Dancers

Votes: 616

19. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Malcolm Atterbury

Votes: 187

20. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.6
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Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.

Stars: Merv Griffin, Arthur Treacher, Milt Kamen, Mort Lindsey Orchestra

Votes: 258

21. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.3
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The Mike Douglas Show was a variety show out of Cleveland OH and then Philadelphia PA, broadcast in the daytime. It's structure was similar to The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and The ... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Douglas, Ellie Frankel, David Brenner, Sergio Franchi

Votes: 262

22. The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1957–1960)

60 min | Comedy, Family

8.5
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Lucy and her husband, Ricky Ricardo, are living in the country with their best friends and old landlords, Fred and Ethel Mertz. Lucy is still getting into trouble with her sidekick Ethel, ... See full summary »

Stars: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley

Votes: 733

23. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and its rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Roberta Peters

Votes: 735

24. The Dean Martin Show (1965–1974)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

8.3
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Dean Martin hosts with several different celebrities that have several sketches of improv that breaks down comedy, race, and sex all at of the same time.

Stars: Dean Martin, Sandahl Bergman, Dom DeLuise, Bob Newhart

Votes: 800

25. Thousands Cheer (1943)

Passed | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.4
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Acrobat Eddie Marsh is in the army now. His first act is to become friendly with Kathryn Jones, the colonel's pretty daughter. Their romance hits a few snags, including disapproval from her... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Jarrico, Richard Collins | Director: George Sidney | Stars: Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly, Mary Astor, John Boles

Votes: 701

26. Ziegfeld Follies (1945)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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The late, great impresario Florenz Ziegfeld looks down from heaven and ordains a new revue in his grand old style.

Writers: David Freedman, Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane | Directors: Lemuel Ayers, Roy Del Ruth, Robert Lewis, Vincente Minnelli, George Sidney, Merrill Pye, Charles Walters | Stars: William Powell, Judy Garland, Lucille Ball, Fred Astaire

Votes: 2,170

27. This Is Your Life (1952–1961)

30 min | Biography, Family, Reality-TV

7.9
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Each week, an unsuspecting celebrity would be lured by some ruse to a location near the studio. The celebrity would then be surprised with the news that they are to be the featured guest. ... See full summary »

Creator: Ralph Edwards | Stars: Ralph Edwards, Jack Benny, Penny Singleton, Axel Gruenberg

Votes: 166

28. The Fuller Brush Girl (1950)

85 min | Comedy

6.7
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Scatterbrained Sally Elliott gets a job as a Fuller brush girl and, as expected, her attempts at selling cosmetics door-to-door are disastrous. Things get worse when one of her customers is... See full summary »

Writer: Frank Tashlin | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Lucille Ball, Eddie Albert, Carl Benton Reid, Gale Robbins

Votes: 494

29. The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

9.1
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Stars: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar, Cliff Arquette

Votes: 105

30. Pioneers of Television (2008 TV Mini-Series)

55 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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A four-part documentary series focusing on the legends that helped launched TV and left lasting impression on sitcoms, talk shows, variety shows and game shows in television's early years.

Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Phyllis Diller, Florence Henderson, Betty White

Votes: 147

31. Bathing Beauty (1944)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Musical

6.5
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A contrived misunderstanding leads to the breakup of a songwriter and his fiancée. She returns to work as a gym teacher at an all-girls school, but a legal loophole allows the man to enroll as one of her students.

Writers: Kenneth Earl, M.M. Musselman, Curtis Kenyon, Joseph Schrank, Dorothy Kingsley, Allen Boretz, Frank Waldman | Director: George Sidney | Stars: Red Skelton, Esther Williams, Basil Rathbone, Bill Goodwin

Votes: 1,065

32. Neptune's Daughter (1949)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.4
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A swimsuit fashion designer is determined to protect her scatterbrained sister from a South American heart-breaker, but a case of mistaken identity complicates matters.

Writers: Dorothy Kingsley, Ray Singer, Dick Chevillat | Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Esther Williams, Red Skelton, Ricardo Montalban, Betty Garrett

Votes: 902

33. The Jackie Gleason Show (1952–1959)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

9.0
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Stars: Jack Lescoulie, The June Taylor Dancers, Jackie Gleason, Ray Bloch

Votes: 143

34. Climax! (1954–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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This was an anthology series that presented a different story and different set of characters on each episode. It ran from 1954 to 1958 and featured Casino Royale of James Bond fame that lead to a feature film of the same name.

Stars: William Lundigan, Art Gilmore, Mary Costa, Harry Townes

Votes: 115

35. Three Little Words (1950)

Unrated | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

7.1
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The story of the successful Tin Pan Alley songwriting team of Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby is told loosely and lightheartedly.

Writer: George Wells | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Fred Astaire, Vera-Ellen, Red Skelton, Arlene Dahl

Votes: 1,149

36. Du Barry Was a Lady (1943)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

6.4
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A night club's coatroom attendant who's in-love with the club's singer accidentally sips a drugged drink that makes him dream he's French King Louis XV courting the infamous Madame Du Barry.

Writers: Herbert Fields, Buddy G. DeSylva, Nancy Hamilton, Irving Brecher, Wilkie C. Mahoney | Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Red Skelton, Lucille Ball, Gene Kelly, Virginia O'Brien

Votes: 927

37. The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956–1960)

60 min | Comedy

9.0
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Stars: Steve Allen, Gene Rayburn, Skitch Henderson, Les Brown

Votes: 126

38. Flying High (1978–1979)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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The high-flying adventures of three sexy airline stewardesses.

Creators: Dawn Aldredge, Martin Cohan | Stars: Connie Sellecca, Pat Klous, Kathryn Witt, Howard Platt

Votes: 70

39. Dinah! (1974– )

90 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.9
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Dinah's show premiered 9 September 1974 and continued through to 4 September 1981. She started out the 70's with Dinah's Place which usually featured one guest and was more of a home ... See full summary »

Stars: Dinah Shore, Charles Nelson Reilly, Betty White, Norm Crosby

Votes: 112

40. Susan Slept Here (1954)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Comedy about a struggling Hollywood scriptwriter who, one Christmas Eve, receives a very unexpected present - juvenile delinquent Debbie Reynolds.

Writers: Alex Gottlieb, Steve Fisher | Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Dick Powell, Debbie Reynolds, Anne Francis, Glenda Farrell

Votes: 1,008

41. The Fuller Brush Man (1948)

Passed | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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Poor Red Jones gets fired from every job he tries. His fiancée gives him one last chance to make good when he becomes a Fuller Brush man. His awkward attempts at sales are further ... See full summary »

Writers: Roy Huggins, Frank Tashlin, Devery Freeman | Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Red Skelton, Janet Blair, Don McGuire, Hillary Brooke

Votes: 392

42. Panama Hattie (1942)

Not Rated | 79 min | Comedy, Musical

6.0
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Hattie Maloney runs a saloon in Panama where assorted characters congregate where they frequently sing and dance Cole Porter numbers. An upper class gentleman arrives and sparks fly between... See full summary »

Writers: Jack McGowan, Wilkie C. Mahoney, Herbert Fields, Buddy G. DeSylva | Directors: Norman Z. McLeod, Roy Del Ruth, Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Red Skelton, Ann Sothern, Rags Ragland, Ben Blue

Votes: 293

43. Duchess of Idaho (1950)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.4
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Ellen Hallit is in love with her playboy boss, Douglas Morrison, but is too timid to do anything about it. To help her, her roommate Chris decides to step in, and devises a plan. Chris ... See full summary »

Writers: Dorothy Cooper, Jerry Davis | Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Esther Williams, Van Johnson, John Lund, Paula Raymond

Votes: 318

44. I Dood It (1943)

Approved | 102 min | Romance, Comedy, Musical

6.3
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Constance Shaw is a dance star on Broadway, Joseph Rivington Reynolds is a keen fan of her. After she is fed up with her friend, she meets Joseph and marries him, because she thinks he is ... See full summary »

Writers: Sig Herzig, Fred Saidy | Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Red Skelton, Eleanor Powell, Richard Ainley, Patricia Dane

Votes: 358

45. Rudolph's Shiny New Year (1976 TV Movie)

60 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

6.7
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Rudolph must find for Happy, the baby New Year, before midnight, New Year's Eve.

Writer: Romeo Muller | Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Red Skelton, Frank Gorshin, Morey Amsterdam, Harold Peary

Votes: 2,036

46. The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956–1963)

60 min | Music

8.9
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Dinah hosted this hour-long weekly for seven years. It featured Dinah and guest stars in a variety of songs, skits, production numbers. Also featured: her "See the USA in your Chevrolet" song and her warm kiss to all in conclusion.

Stars: Dinah Shore, Janet Blair, John Raitt, Roy Rogers

Votes: 100

47. Swing Out, Sweet Land (1970 TV Movie)

73 min | Comedy, Family, History

7.3
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An All star cast about American patriotism .

Writer: Paul Keyes | Director: Stan Harris | Stars: John Wayne, Ann-Margret, Lucille Ball, Jack Benny

Votes: 99

48. Lady Be Good (1941)

Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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Songwriters Dixie Donegan and Eddie Crane are still in love after their divorce. Dixie's friend Marilyn Marsh tries to convince them to marry again, but this isn't that easy.

Writers: Jack McGowan, Kay Van Riper, John McClain | Directors: Norman Z. McLeod, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Eleanor Powell, Ann Sothern, Robert Young, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 517

49. Having Wonderful Time (1938)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Ginger Rogers, a bored New York office girl, goes to a camp in the Catskill Mountains for rest and finds Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

Writer: Arthur Kober | Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Peggy Conklin, Lucille Ball

Votes: 485

50. Ship Ahoy (1942)

Passed | 95 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.3
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Miss Winters is a dancer with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and is asked to secretly transport a prototype magnetic mine to Puerto Rico. She thinks that she is working for the US Government, ... See full summary »

Writers: Matt Brooks, Bradford Ropes, Bert Kalmar, Harry Clork | Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Eleanor Powell, Red Skelton, Bert Lahr, Virginia O'Brien

Votes: 308