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1. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, History

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An Atlantic City politician plays both sides of the law, conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era.

Creator: Terence Winter | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Stephen Graham, Vincent Piazza, Kelly Macdonald

2. Grease (1978)

PG-13 | 110 min | Musical, Romance

7.2
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70 Metascore

Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?

Writers: Jim Jacobs, Warren Casey, Bronte Woodard, Allan Carr | Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway

3. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music | Active

8.2
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The classic late night live sketch comedy show.

Creator: Lorne Michaels | Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Seth Meyers

4. Big (1988)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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72 Metascore

When a boy wishes to be big at a magic wish machine, he wakes up the next morning and finds himself in an adult body.

Writers: Gary Ross, Anne Spielberg | Director: Penny Marshall | Stars: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard

5. Grease 2 (1982)

PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

4.1
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An English student at a 1960's American high school has to prove himself to the leader of a girls' gang whose members can only date greasers.

Writer: Ken Finkleman | Director: Patricia Birch | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Maxwell Caulfield, Lorna Luft, Maureen Teefy

6. Awakenings (1990)

PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama

7.8
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74 Metascore

The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them.

Writers: Oliver Sacks, Steven Zaillian | Director: Penny Marshall | Stars: Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner, Ruth Nelson

7. The Nanny Diaries (2007)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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46 Metascore

A college graduate goes to work as a nanny for a rich New York family. Ensconced in their home, she has to juggle their dysfunction, a new romance, and the spoiled brat in her charge.

Writers: Emma McLaughlin, Nicola Kraus, Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Laura Linney, Paul Giamatti, Donna Murphy

8. The Stepford Wives (2004)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.2
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42 Metascore

What does it take to become a Stepford wife, a woman perfect beyond belief? Ask the Stepford husbands, who've created this high-tech terrifying little town, in a very modern comedy-thriller.

Writers: Ira Levin, Paul Rudnick | Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Bette Midler, Matthew Broderick, Glenn Close

9. Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.

Writers: Nancy Price, Ronald Bass | Director: Joseph Ruben | Stars: Julia Roberts, Patrick Bergin, Kevin Anderson, Elizabeth Lawrence

10. The Human Stain (2003)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.3
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57 Metascore

When a disgraced former college professor has a romance with a mysterious younger woman haunted by her dark twisted past, he is forced to confront a shocking secret about his own life that he has kept secret for 50 years.

Writers: Philip Roth, Nicholas Meyer | Director: Robert Benton | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris, Gary Sinise

11. The First Wives Club (1996)

PG | 103 min | Comedy

6.1
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58 Metascore

Reunited by the death of a college friend, three divorced women seek revenge on the husbands who left them for younger women.

Writers: Olivia Goldsmith, Robert Harling | Director: Hugh Wilson | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler, Diane Keaton, Maggie Smith

12. In & Out (1997)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

6.3
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70 Metascore

A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards.

Writer: Paul Rudnick | Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Kevin Kline, Joan Cusack, Tom Selleck, Matt Dillon

13. North (1994)

PG | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

4.4
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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.

Writers: Alan Zweibel, Andrew Scheinman | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Elijah Wood, Bruce Willis, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

14. The Electric Company (1971–1977)

TV-G | 28 min | Family, Comedy

8.3
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A comedy variety show that teaches basic phonetic and grammar concepts using live-action sketches, cartoons, songs, and Spider-Man episodes.

Stars: Jim Boyd, Morgan Freeman, Judy Graubart, Skip Hinnant

15. Stella (1990)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama

5.9
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Stella is determined, courageous, vulgar, unfashionable...and all her daughter has. Through the trials of teenagehood, to the problems of adulthood, Stella will do anything for Jenny...... See full summary »

Writers: Olive Higgins Prouty, Robert Getchell | Director: John Erman | Stars: Bette Midler, John Goodman, Trini Alvarado, Stephen Collins

16. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )

65 min | Talk-Show

8.8
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Famous actors, directors and writers reminisce about their careers and the philosophy behind their careers.

Stars: James Lipton, Bradley Cooper, Ellen Burstyn, Dave Chappelle

17. Great Performances (1971– )

132 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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Creators: Marion J. Caffey, Daniel Ezralow, Josh Groban | Stars: Julie Andrews, Plácido Domingo, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming

18. Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (1988)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Horror

6.3
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When her great aunt dies, famous horror hostess Elvira heads for the uptight New England town Falwell to claim her inheritance of a haunted house, a witch's cookbook and a punk rock poodle.... See full summary »

Writers: Sam Egan, John Paragon, Cassandra Peterson | Director: James Signorelli | Stars: Cassandra Peterson, Phil Rubenstein, Larry Flash Jenkins, Damita Jo Freeman

19. The Cowboy Way (1994)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Two buddies and championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar, after he disappears after travelling to New York City to pick up his daughter, ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert C. Thompson, William D. Wittliff | Director: Gregg Champion | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Kiefer Sutherland, Dylan McDermott, Ernie Hudson

20. Billy Bathgate (1991)

R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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In the year 1935, a teen named Billy Bathgate finds first love while becoming the protégé of fledgling gangster Dutch Schultz.

Writers: E.L. Doctorow, Tom Stoppard | Director: Robert Benton | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Nicole Kidman, Loren Dean, Bruce Willis

21. The Extra Man (2010)

R | 108 min | Comedy

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56 Metascore

A man who escorts wealthy widows in New York's Upper East Side takes a young aspiring playwright under his wing.

Writers: Robert Pulcini, Jonathan Ames, Shari Springer Berman | Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Stars: Kevin Kline, Paul Dano, Katie Holmes, Marian Seldes

22. Zoot Suit (1981)

R | 103 min | Drama, Musical

6.7
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A kind of musical accompanying the story of the early 1940's and the effect that the "zoot suit" (a man's suit of long jacket and pegged pants, always worn with a long keychain that looped ... See full summary »

Writer: Luis Valdez | Director: Luis Valdez | Stars: Daniel Valdez, Edward James Olmos, Charles Aidman, Tyne Daly

23. A Little Night Music (1977)

PG | 124 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

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Fredrik Egerman is very happy in his marriage to a seventeen-year-old virgin, Anne. Only she's been a virgin for the whole eleven months of the marriage, and being a bit restless, Fredrik ... See full summary »

Writers: Ingmar Bergman, Hugh Wheeler | Director: Harold Prince | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Diana Rigg, Len Cariou, Lesley-Anne Down

24. It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986–1990)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Garry Shandling pokes fun at sitcom conventions.

Creators: Garry Shandling, Alan Zweibel | Stars: Garry Shandling, Molly Cheek, Michael Tucci, Scott Nemes

25. This Is My Life (1992)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

5.9
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A stand-up comic (Julie Kavner) neglects her two daughters in the midst of her newfound fame.

Writers: Meg Wolitzer, Nora Ephron, Delia Ephron | Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: Julie Kavner, Samantha Mathis, Gaby Hoffmann, Carrie Fisher

26. 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

27. Square One TV (1987–1992)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.5
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A kids anthology show that humorously illustrates various elements of mathematics.

Stars: Joe Howard, Larry Cedar, Cynthia Darlow, Beverly Mickins

28. Used People (1992)

PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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At her husband's funeral, Pearl (Shirley Maclean), Jewish mother of two divorced and antagonistic daughters, meets an old Italian friend (Marcello Mastroianni) of her husband, whose advice ... See full summary »

Writer: Todd Graff | Director: Beeban Kidron | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Marcello Mastroianni

29. The Wild Party (1975)

R | 95 min | Drama, Comedy

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An aging silent movie comic star tries for a comeback by staging a wild party that turns into a sexual free-for-all. The comic ends up killing his mistress and her latest boyfriend.

Writers: Walter Marks, Joseph Moncure March | Director: James Ivory | Stars: James Coco, Raquel Welch, Perry King, Tiffany Bolling

30. Live from Lincoln Center (1976– )

Music, Musical

8.5
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Stars: Beverly Sills, Louis Perry, Audra McDonald, Zubin Mehta

31. Roseland (1977)

104 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.9
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"Roseland" is made up of three stories, sometimes connecting, all set in the famed New York dance palace, and all having the same theme: finding the right dance partner.

Writer: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala | Director: James Ivory | Stars: Teresa Wright, Lou Jacobi, Don De Natale, Louise Kirtland

32. Savages (1972)

R | 106 min | Fantasy, Comedy

5.6
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An allegory about humankind progresses from a savage state to a civilized form, that is only a cover for it's innate barbarism.

Writers: George W.S. Trow, Michael O'Donoghue, James Ivory | Director: James Ivory | Stars: Lewis J. Stadlen, Anne Francine, Thayer David, Susan Blakely

33. Gilda Live (1980)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Documentary

7.0
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A filmed version of the Broadway show starring comedienne Gilda Radner, complete with the characters she made famous on the TV show "Saturday Night Live."

Writers: Anne Beatts, Lorne Michaels, Marilyn Suzanne Miller, Don Novello, Michael O'Donoghue, Gilda Radner, Paul Shaffer, Rosie Shuster, Alan Zweibel | Directors: Mike Nichols, Lorne Michaels | Stars: Gilda Radner, Don Novello, Paul Shaffer, Nils Nichols

34. Pacific Overtures (1976 TV Movie)

120 min | Musical

9.1
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Set in 1853 Japan, Pacific Overtures follows the Westernization of Japan, mainly through the story of Kayama, a samurai, and Manjiro, a fisherman. The lives of both men are radically changed by the coming of American ships to Japan.

Writers: John Weidman, Hugh Wheeler | Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Mako, Soon-Tek Oh, Yuki Shimoda, Sab Shimono

35. Cyndi Lauper: 12 Deadly Cyns... and Then Some (1994 Video)

80 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

8.8
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Cyndi Lauper tours a theme park, meeting strange characters and remembering her past. The film is also illustrated by a collection of Cyndi's pop videos, like "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" and "Sally's Pigeons".

Directors: Patricia Birch, Edd Griles, Scott Kalvert, Cyndi Lauper, John Maybury, Andrew Morahan | Stars: Cyndi Lauper, Lou Albano, Blaze Berdahl, Steve Forbert

36. The 53rd Annual Tony Awards (1999 TV Special)

Music

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Writers: Thomas Meehan, Bruce Vilanch | Director: Paul Miller | Stars: Kevin Anderson, Julie Andrews, Bea Arthur, Alec Baldwin

37. Callanetics (1986 Video)

60 min

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Writers: Marshall Klugman, Callan Pinckney, Anna Tipton | Director: Patricia Birch | Stars: Eve Brody, Midge Keator, Allison Nurse, Margaret Pinckney

38. The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1992 TV Special)

7.2
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Writers: Buddy Sheffield, Bruce Vilanch | Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Jason Alexander, Tim Allen, Kirstie Alley, Loni Anderson

39. The Goldie Hawn Special (1978 TV Special)

60 min

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Writers: Sam Denoff, Digby Wolfe | Director: Don Mischer | Stars: Goldie Hawn, George Burns, Shaun Cassidy, Meadowlark Lemon

40. The Nation's Favourite Dance Moment (2013 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Music

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Director: Stuart Ramsay | Stars: Ashley Banjo, Christopher Biggins, Patricia Birch, Jean Butler

41. The Gershwin Gala (1987 TV Movie)

Music

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Director: Patricia Birch | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Bob Dylan, Michaela Hughes

42. V.I.P. Night on Broadway Benefit (1979 TV Movie)

Reality-TV

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Director: Patricia Birch | Stars: Lucie Arnaz, Lauren Bacall, Wayne Cilento, Barnard Hughes

43. Michael Tilson Thomas: The Thomashefskys (2011)

128 min

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In THE THOMASHEFSKYS, Tilson Thomas explores the lives of his grandparents, Boris and Bessie Thomashefsky, through a musical performance that features five performers and the New World Symphony orchestra.

Directors: Patricia Birch, Gary Halvorson | Star: Michael Tilson Thomas

44. Rag Dolly in the U.S.S.R. (1986)

28 min | Documentary, Short

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Documentary about the successful Moscow production of the Broadway musical "Raggedy Ann."

Writer: Tom Gliserman | Director: Tom Gliserman | Stars: Gary O. Aldrich, Joe Aroeste, Elizabeth Austin, Ivy Austin

46. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
Episode: 21 (2011)

TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.4
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Nucky is rocked by an insurrection among his inner circle; Chalky's life and livelihood are threatened by a vicious KKK attack; Margaret copes with her son's disciplinary problems; Angela ... See full summary »

Creator: Terence Winter | Director: Timothy Van Patten | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon

47. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
Episode: A Return to Normalcy (2010)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.7
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Nucky and Atlantic City brace for change on Election Day; Torrio brokers a deal between two nemeses, with far-reaching consequences; Jimmy ponders his future, as do Margaret, Agent Van ... See full summary »

Creator: Terence Winter | Director: Timothy Van Patten | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon

48. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
Episode: Anastasia (2010)

TV-MA | 47 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.2
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Jimmy forges new relationships in Chicago; Nucky fetes a U.S. Senator; Chalky fingers a lynching suspect; Margaret and Lucy clash.

Creator: Terence Winter | Director: Jeremy Podeswa | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon

50. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Episode: Bea Arthur/The Roches (1979)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music

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The host for the episode is Bea Arthur, and the musical guest is The Roches. The skits for this episode are as follows: After giving a speech, Ronald Regan has all his makeup removed as he ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Aykroyd, Anne Beatts, James Downey, Al Franken, Tom Davis, Tom Gammill, Max Pross, Lorne Michaels, Matt Neuman, Don Novello, Sarah Paley, Herbert Sargent, Tom Schiller, Harry Shearer, Rosie Shuster, Alan Zweibel | Directors: Dave Wilson, Walter Williams | Stars: Bea Arthur, Jane Curtin, Garrett Morris, Bill Murray