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1. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy | Active

8.9
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Creators: James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Sam Simon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 212,658

2. The Nanny (1993–1999)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

6.8
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After being fired from her job and dumped by her boyfriend, a cosmetics saleswoman becomes the nanny to the three children of a rich British widower. As time passes, the two fall for each other.

Creators: Fran Drescher, Prudence Fraser, Peter Marc Jacobson, Robert Sternin | Stars: Fran Drescher, Charles Shaughnessy, Daniel Davis, Lauren Lane

Votes: 25,049

3. You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)

PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Comedy

5.5
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54 Metascore

An Israeli Special Forces Soldier fakes his death so he can re-emerge in New York City as a hair stylist.

Writers: Adam Sandler, Robert Smigel, Judd Apatow | Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Adam Sandler, John Turturro, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Nick Swardson

Votes: 139,805

4. RuPaul's Drag Race (2009– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Reality-TV

7.9
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RuPaul searches for America's next drag superstar.

Stars: RuPaul, Michelle Visage, Santino Rice, Jason Carter

Votes: 3,635

5. Shark Tank (2009– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Reality-TV

7.3
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Ambitious entrepreneurs present their breakthrough business concepts.

Stars: Kevin O'Leary, Robert Herjavec, Phil Crowley, Daymond John

Votes: 4,448

6. Santa Barbara (1984–1993)

TV-PG | 45 min | Drama

5.7
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In Santa Barbara, California, the fascinating and tumultuous life of the rich Capwells around who gravitate other families, from the Lockridges, the rival family, to the Andrades or the ... See full summary »

Creators: Bridget Dobson, Jerome Dobson | Stars: A Martinez, Marcy Walker, Nancy Lee Grahn, Jed Allan

Votes: 1,497

7. Cat's Eye (1985)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

6.2
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A stray cat is the linking element of three tales of suspense and horror.

Writer: Stephen King | Director: Lewis Teague | Stars: Drew Barrymore, James Woods, Alan King, Kenneth McMillan

Votes: 15,127

8. The Proud Family (2001–2005)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

6.1
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Animated adventures of Penny Proud, a girl growing up with the help of her friends.

Creators: Doreen Spicer, Bruce W. Smith | Stars: Kyla Pratt, Tommy Davidson, Jo Marie Payton, Tara Strong

Votes: 3,757

9. Bosom Buddies (1980–1982)

30 min | Comedy

6.7
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Two single men must disguise themselves as women to live in the one apartment they can afford.

Creators: Chris Thompson, Robert L. Boyett, Thomas L. Miller | Stars: Tom Hanks, Peter Scolari, Donna Dixon, Holland Taylor

Votes: 1,801

10. Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (2014– )

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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Penn Zero is not your average kid - every day he's zapped into another dimension with his friends to save the world.

Creators: Jared Bush, Sam J. Levine | Stars: Thomas Middleditch, Adam DeVine, Tania Gunadi, Alfred Molina

Votes: 43

11. The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978 TV Movie)

97 min | Adventure, Family, Musical

2.5
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Chewbacca and Han Solo try to get home to Chewie's family to celebrate Life Day, which includes various forms of entertainment.

Writers: Pat Proft, Leonard Ripps, Bruce Vilanch, Rod Warren, Mitzie Welch | Directors: Steve Binder, David Acomba | Stars: Mickey Morton, Patty Maloney, Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford

Votes: 6,985

12. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 867

13. The Eric Andre Show (2012– )

Comedy, Talk-Show | Active

8.4
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The Eric Andre Show is a late night talk show, with an alternate reality.

Creators: Eric André, Andrew Barchilon, Kitao Sakurai | Stars: Eric André, Hannibal Buress, Jermaine Fowler, Tom Kane

Votes: 1,551

14. The Smoking Gun Presents: World's Dumbest (2008– )

Comedy

8.0
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A weekly countdown show featuring celebrities offering hilarious commentary on events caught on camera ranging from dumb criminals to wild partiers to dimwitted drivers and more.

Stars: Chip Bolcik, Brad Loekle, Judy Gold, Danny Bonaduce

Votes: 760

15. The Ice Pirates (1984)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Action

5.6
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In the far future water is the most valuable substance. Two space pirates are captured, sold to a princess, and recruited to help her find her father who disappeared when he found ... See full summary »

Writers: Stewart Raffill, Stanford Sherman | Director: Stewart Raffill | Stars: Robert Urich, Mary Crosby, Michael D. Roberts, Anjelica Huston

Votes: 7,021

16. Spring Breakdown (2009)

R | 84 min | Comedy

4.9
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Three women vacation together at a popular travel destination for college co-eds on spring break.

Writers: Ryan Shiraki, Rachel Dratch | Director: Ryan Shiraki | Stars: Amy Poehler, Parker Posey, Rachel Dratch, Amber Tamblyn

Votes: 3,610

17. Going Down in LA-LA Land (2011)

104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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50 Metascore

A fresh face comes to Hollywood to act in movies but only the gay porn studios are eager to provide him with work.

Writers: Casper Andreas, Andy Zeffer | Director: Casper Andreas | Stars: Matthew Ludwinski, Allison Lane, Michael Medico, Casper Andreas

Votes: 1,521

18. The Aristocrats (2005)

Unrated | 89 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.4
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72 Metascore

One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.

Director: Paul Provenza | Stars: George Carlin, Don Rickles, Chris Rock, Chris Albrecht

Votes: 14,664

19. Breathless (1983)

R | 100 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.7
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Jesse has to get out of Las Vegas quickly, and steals a car to drive to L.A. On the way he shoots a police man. When he makes it to L.A. he stays with Monica, a girl he has only known for a... See full summary »

Writers: François Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, L.M. Kit Carson, Jim McBride | Director: Jim McBride | Stars: Richard Gere, Valérie Kaprisky, Art Metrano, John P. Ryan

Votes: 5,918

20. Hollywood Squares (1998–2004)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

5.3
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Contestants guess the correctness of celebrities' answers in order to win spaces in a tic-tac-toe game.

Stars: Tom Bergeron, Shadoe Stevens, Whoopi Goldberg, Martin Mull

Votes: 594

21. The Morning After (1986)

R | 103 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

6.0
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A woman wakes up next to a murdered man. Did she do it herself, and if not, is she in danger herself?

Writer: James Cresson | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Jane Fonda, Jeff Bridges, Raul Julia, Diane Salinger

Votes: 4,266

22. The 81st Annual Academy Awards (2009 TV Special)

TV-14 | 210 min

8.0
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Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2008.

Writers: Jon Macks, Jenny Bicks, Bill Condon, John Hoffman, Phil Alden Robinson, Bruce Vilanch, Dan Harmon, Rob Schrab, Ben Schwartz, Joel Stein, Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce, Robert Cohen | Directors: Roger Goodman, Allen P. Haines | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Amy Adams, Jennifer Aniston, Alan Arkin

Votes: 1,836

23. Omg! Insider (2004– )

News | Active

3.0
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Add a Plot

Stars: Thea Andrews, Keltie Knight, Kevin Frazier, Michael Yo

Votes: 272

24. Mahogany (1975)

PG | 109 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Tracy, an aspiring designer from the slums of Chicago puts herself through fashion school in the hopes of becoming one of the world's top designers. Her ambition leads her to Rome spurring ... See full summary »

Writers: Toni Amber, John Byrum | Directors: Berry Gordy, Tony Richardson, Jack Wormser | Stars: Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Perkins, Jean-Pierre Aumont

Votes: 1,066

25. Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!! (2009)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

4.8
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A romantic comedy featuring a Jewish family who struggles coming to terms with their son's non-Jewish and gay boyfriend. When the gay couple adopts a child and it makes headline news, their... See full summary »

Writers: Evgeny Afineevsky, Menahem Golan, Martin Guigui | Director: Evgeny Afineevsky | Stars: Carmen Electra, John Lloyd Young, Lainie Kazan, Saul Rubinek

Votes: 353

27. Tab Hunter Confidential (2015)

90 min | Documentary

8.7
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The story of matinee idol Tab Hunter from teenage stable boy to closeted Hollywood star of the 1950s.

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Paul Newman, Portia de Rossi, Natalie Wood

Votes: 31

28. The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (1976– )

60 min | Comedy

3.6
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Stars: Florence Henderson, Robert Reed, Ann B. Davis, Maureen McCormick

Votes: 202

29. I Am Divine (2013)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

7.7
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70 Metascore

How Divine, aka Harris Glenn Milstead, became John Waters' cinematic muse and an international drag icon.

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Divine, Michael Musto, Mark Payne, Greg Gorman

Votes: 1,230

30. Silent But Deadly (2012)

Comedy, Horror

6.1
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Senior citizens are being offed by a masked killer who stalks the halls of the small retirement community in which they live. The story opens with a terrifying murder, creating space on the... See full summary »

Writers: Jacqui Holland, Jason Lockhart | Director: Jason Lockhart | Stars: Dawn Wells, John Tartaglia, Lee Meriwether, David Proval

Votes: 55

31. Donny and Marie (1976–1978)

60 min | Music

5.9
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Long running variety show, featuring the brother-sister singing duo of Donny and Marie Osmond. The first season also featured all of the Osmond families, but Donny and Marie were obviously ... See full summary »

Creators: Marty Krofft, Sid Krofft | Stars: Donny Osmond, Marie Osmond, Paul Lynde, Bruce Kimmel

Votes: 192

32. Divine Madness (1980)

R | 95 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

6.9
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In 1980, the head usher at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium gives his crew a pep talk: he wants tonight's "Betty Midler" show to go smoothly. He's a little worried about risque language, ... See full summary »

Writers: Jerry Blatt, Bette Midler, Bruce Vilanch | Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Bette Midler, Jocelyn Brown, Ula Hedwig, Diva Gray

Votes: 513

33. Teens Wanna Know (2012– )

5 min | Documentary, Talk-Show | Active

8.1
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Stars: Michael Manuel Peña, Nathaniel A. Pena, Keira Peña, Tara-Nicole Azarian

Votes: 87

34. The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007 TV Special)

TV-14 | 232 min

7.3
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Films nominated for the annual awards include Babel (2006), _Departed, The (2006)_, Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), and _Queen, The (2006)_.

Writers: Ellen DeGeneres, Karen Anderson, Vance DeGeneres, Mike Gibbons, Alex Herschlag, Carrie Fisher, Dave Boone, Billiam Coronel, Liz Feldman, Carol Leifer, Jeff Stilson, Bruce Vilanch, Jon Macks, Kevin Leman | Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Joel Gallen, Errol Morris | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Ben Affleck, Samantha Aisling, June Allyson

Votes: 1,169

35. The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (1999–2004)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

5.3
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Craig Kilborn interviews Celebrity guests, with sketch-comedy thrown in.

Stars: Craig Kilborn, Kip Madsen, Jay Phillips, Ram Ord

Votes: 589

36. Celebrity Fit Club (2005– )

60 min | Reality-TV

6.0
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Eight overweight celebrities join fit club to lose weight.

Stars: Ian Smith, Harvey Walden, Toccara Jones, Stacy Kaiser

Votes: 324

37. Rick & Steve the Happiest Gay Couple in All the World (2007– )

Animation, Comedy

7.7
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Welcome to the gayest of gay ghettos, West Lahunga Beach, where Rick and Steve make their fabulously decorated double-income-no-kids home. That is until Rick's lifelong lesbian friend ... See full summary »

Creator: Q. Allan Brocka | Stars: Will Matthews, Peter Paige, Q. Allan Brocka, Wilson Cruz

Votes: 571

38. Queer Duck: The Movie (2006 Video)

72 min | Animation, Comedy

5.7
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Seymour Duckstein (Queer Duck) leaves his lover, Openly Gator, when he becomes enamored of and marries the Nora-Desmondesque Ms. Buzzard.

Writer: Mike Reiss | Director: Xeth Feinberg | Stars: Jim J. Bullock, Jackie Hoffman, Kevin Michael Richardson, Billy West

Votes: 689

39. The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008 TV Special)

TV-14 | 197 min

6.9
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In the annual awards presentation, the nominated films include Atonement (2007), Juno (2007), Michael Clayton (2007), No Country for Old Men (2007), and There Will Be Blood (2007).

Writers: Rory Albanese, Rachel Axler, Kevin Bleyer, Rich Blomquist, Steve Bodow, Tim Carvell, J.R. Havlan, David Javerbaum, Hal Kanter, Buz Kohan, Rob Kutner, Jon Macks, Sam Means, Jason Ross, Bruce Vilanch | Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Joseph Takats | Stars: Jon Stewart, Jan Aaris, Amy Adams, Casey Affleck

Votes: 1,215

40. The 70th Annual Academy Awards (1998 TV Special)

6.2
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An award show that honors excellence in filmmaking in each of its separate categories. People are awarded Oscars in a humorous manner that provides an entertaining show.

Writers: Dave Boone, Rita Cash, Billy Crystal, Ed Driscoll, Billy Grundfest, Hal Kanter, Buz Kohan, Jon Macks, Billy Martin, Marc Shaiman, David Steinberg, Bruce Vilanch | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Billy Crystal, Aaliyah, Ben Affleck, David LeRoy Anderson

Votes: 602

41. Child of the '70s (2012– )

Comedy | Active

7.6
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A child of the '70s gets a job as personal assistant to his favorite '70s TV star, who turns out to be a monster.

Stars: Michael Vaccaro, Ann Walker, Terry Ray, Leo Forte

Votes: 8

42. The Midnight Special (1972–1981)

90 min | Music

8.1
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Late night rock and pop music performances are featured.

Stars: Wolfman Jack, Helen Reddy, Donna Summer, Tina Turner

Votes: 144

43. Intimate Portrait (1993– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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Find out more about the women you love and admire who have made their mark in movies, music, politics, sports and more in these "Intimate Portraits."

Stars: Linda Emond, Lisa Friedman, Meredith Vieira, Robert Wagner

Votes: 145

44. Fired Up (1997–1998)

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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First She Got Fired, Then She Got Fired Up!

Creators: Paul Slansky, Arleen Sorkin | Stars: Sharon Lawrence, Leah Remini, Mark Feuerstein, Jonathan Banks

Votes: 121

45. Jackie's Back! (1999 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy, Music

6.8
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Writers: Dee LaDuke, Mark Alton Brown | Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Jenifer Lewis, Tim Curry, T.V. Blake, Tangie Ambrose

Votes: 417

46. Tru Loved (2008)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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Recently relocated from San Francisco to conservative suburbia by her lesbian mothers, Tru struggles like all teens to fit in and find love, but her quest is complicated by sexual politics,... See full summary »

Writer: Stewart Wade | Director: Stewart Wade | Stars: Najarra Townsend, Jake Abel, Matthew Thompson, Alexandra Paul

Votes: 788

47. Circuit (2001)

R | 130 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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36 Metascore

John, a gay Illinois small town cop moves to Los Angeles, hoping to fit into a place more welcoming of his sexuality. He soon discovers the "circuit," where he meets an insecure hustler, who draws John into drug abuse and illicit sex.

Writers: Gregory Hinton, Dirk Shafer | Director: Dirk Shafer | Stars: Jonathan Wade-Drahos, Andre Khabbazi, Brian Lane Green, Kiersten Warren

Votes: 814

48. Behind the Music (1997– )

Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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Musical artists, their careers, their highs, their lows and everything in between are profiled and interviewed.

Stars: Jim Forbes, David Wild, Rick Rubin, Russell Simmons

Votes: 582

49. And the Oscar Goes To... (2014 TV Movie)

87 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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The history of the Academy Awards.

Writers: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman, Sharon Wood | Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Billy Crystal, Tom Hanks, Cher

Votes: 770

50. Call Me Claus (2001 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Family

5.4
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When Lucy Cullins, a successful but cranky producer at a home shopping network, hires an actor named Nick to play Santa Claus on the network she gets more than she bargained for. Nick ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Mooney, Sara Bernstein, Gregory Bernstein, Brian Bird | Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Nigel Hawthorne, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Victor Garber

Votes: 1,502