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1. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1996)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.0
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The Banks family, a respectable Californian family, take in a relative - Will Smith, a street-smart teenager from Philadelphia. The idea is to make him respectable, responsible and mature, but Will has got other plans...

Creators: Andy Borowitz, Susan Stevenson | Stars: Will Smith, James Avery, Alfonso Ribeiro, Karyn Parsons

Votes: 76,063

2. Anger Management (2012– )

21 min | Comedy | Active

6.7
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Charlie is a former baseball player. In his final game, he gave himself a career-ending injury when he tried to snap a bat over his leg in anger. He becomes an anger management therapist and runs a successful private practice. His life is complicated by an ex-wife and a teenage daughter who has obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Creator: Bruce Helford | Stars: Shawnee Smith, Charlie Sheen, Noureen DeWulf, Michael Arden

Votes: 24,477

3. Friday (1995)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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54 Metascore

Craig and Smokey are two guys in Los Angeles hanging out on their porch on a Friday afternoon, smoking and looking for something to do. Encounters with neighbors and other friends over the ... See full summary »

Writers: Ice Cube, DJ Pooh | Director: F. Gary Gray | Stars: Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister

Votes: 62,107

4. The Incredible Hulk (1978–1982)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.0
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A fugitive scientist has the curse of becoming a powerful green monster under extreme emotional stress.

Creator: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Bill Bixby, Lou Ferrigno, Jack Colvin, Gerald McRaney

Votes: 7,589

5. Little Nicky (2000)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.3
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38 Metascore

After two of the devil's three sons escape Hell to wreak havoc on Earth, the devil must send his third son, the mild-mannered Nicky, to bring them back before it's too late.

Writers: Tim Herlihy, Adam Sandler, Steven Brill | Director: Steven Brill | Stars: Adam Sandler, Patricia Arquette, Harvey Keitel, Rhys Ifans

Votes: 73,202

6. Next Friday (2000)

R | 98 min | Comedy

6.0
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41 Metascore

Uncle Elroy and Day Day owe money on taxes so Craig finds a way to steal from the next door neighbors to pay off the taxes so Uncle Elroy's house doesn't get put up for auction.

Writers: Ice Cube, DJ Pooh | Director: Steve Carr | Stars: Ice Cube, Mike Epps, Justin Pierce, John Witherspoon

Votes: 22,828

7. Soul Plane (2004)

R | 86 min | Comedy

4.3
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33 Metascore

Things get raucously funny aboard the maiden flight of a black-owned airline, thanks to some last-minute passenger additions.

Writers: Bo Zenga, Chuck Wilson | Director: Jessy Terrero | Stars: Dwayne Adway, Snoop Dogg, Tom Arnold, Kevin Hart

Votes: 16,481

8. The Boondocks (2005– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.4
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Based on the comic strip, Huey and Riley move away from the city and out to the suburbs with their irascible grandfather. Biting socio-political commentary ensues.

Creator: Aaron McGruder | Stars: Regina King, John Witherspoon, Cedric Yarbrough, Gary Anthony Williams

Votes: 19,131

9. L.A. Law (1986–1994)

46 min | Drama

7.0
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The lives and work of the staff of a major Los Angeles law firm.

Creators: Steven Bochco, Terry Louise Fisher | Stars: Corbin Bernsen, Jill Eikenberry, Alan Rachins, Michael Tucker

Votes: 2,306

10. Good Times (1974–1979)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.3
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A poor Afro-American family make the best of things in the Chicago housing projects.

Creators: Mike Evans, Norman Lear, Eric Monte | Stars: Ja'net DuBois, Ralph Carter, BernNadette Stanis, Jimmie Walker

Votes: 3,137

11. Friday After Next (2002)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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35 Metascore

Craig and Day Day have finally moved out of their parents houses and into their own crib. The cousins work nights at a local mall as security guards. When their house is robbed on Christmas... See full summary »

Writers: Ice Cube, DJ Pooh | Director: Marcus Raboy | Stars: Ice Cube, Mike Epps, John Witherspoon, Don 'D.C.' Curry

Votes: 16,118

12. Bébé's Kids (1992)

PG-13 | 72 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical

5.3
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To impress his new girlfriend, a man agrees to look after her friend's kids, only to find that they are uncontrollably rambunctious.

Writers: Robin Harris, Reginald Hudlin | Director: Bruce W. Smith | Stars: Faizon Love, Robin Harris, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Wayne Collins

Votes: 2,924

13. Martin (1992–1997)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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The random misadventures of Martin Payne, an abrasive, loud-mouthed (though somewhat insecure) Detroit talk show host and his assortment of friends and enemies.

Creators: John Bowman, Topper Carew, Martin Lawrence | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Thomas Mikal Ford, Carl Anthony Payne II

Votes: 4,356

14. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

8.2
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The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct.

Creators: Steven Bochco, Michael Kozoll | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, James Sikking

Votes: 3,919

15. WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.1
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The staff of a struggling radio station have a chance at success after the new programming director changes the format to rock music

Creator: Hugh Wilson | Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Howard Hesseman, Loni Anderson

Votes: 4,043

16. Kim Possible (2002–2007)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.1
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The perilous and comedic adventures of a teenage female hero for hire, who must deal with villainous masterminds as well as her own personal teen issues.

Creators: Mark McCorkle, Robert Schooley | Stars: Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Nancy Cartwright, Tahj Mowry

Votes: 10,820

17. Littleman (2006)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

4.2
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26 Metascore

A wannabe dad mistakes a vertically challenged criminal on the lam as his newly adopted son.

Writers: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans | Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans | Stars: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Kerry Washington, John Witherspoon

Votes: 35,186

18. Boomerang (1992)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.4
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45 Metascore

A successful executive and womanizer finds his lifestyle choices have turned back on him when his new female boss turns out to be an even bigger deviant then he is.

Writers: Eddie Murphy, Barry W. Blaustein, David Sheffield | Director: Reginald Hudlin | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Robin Givens, Halle Berry, David Alan Grier

Votes: 18,284

19. Tosh.0 (2009– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Daniel Tosh provides humorous commentary on content from the Internet.

Creators: Daniel Tosh, Mike Gibbons | Stars: Daniel Tosh, Nick Malis, Sam Jarvis, E.J. Golden

Votes: 10,600

20. A Thousand Words (I) (2012)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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26 Metascore

After stretching the truth on a deal with a spiritual guru, literary agent Jack McCall finds a Bodhi tree on his property. Its appearance holds a valuable lesson on the consequences of every word we speak.

Writer: Steve Koren | Director: Brian Robbins | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Cliff Curtis, Kerry Washington, Clark Duke

Votes: 27,280

21. After Sex (2007)

Unrated | 77 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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Vignettes about eight different couples at varying points in their relationships, each having conversations immediately after having sex.

Writer: Eric Amadio | Director: Eric Amadio | Stars: Marc Blucas, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Emmanuelle Chriqui, James DeBello

Votes: 6,442

22. House Party (1990)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.2
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Young Kid has been invited to a party at his friend Play's house. But after a fight at school, Kid's father grounds him. None the less, Kid sneaks out when his father falls asleep. But Kid ... See full summary »

Writer: Reginald Hudlin | Director: Reginald Hudlin | Stars: Christopher Reid, Robin Harris, Christopher Martin, Martin Lawrence

Votes: 7,683

23. Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.6
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49 Metascore

Dolittle must save a forest and a bear's life.

Writers: Hugh Lofting, Larry Levin | Director: Steve Carr | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Cedric the Entertainer, Kristen Wilson, Raven-Symoné

Votes: 30,723

24. Living Single (1993–1998)

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Follows the lives of several single male and female roommates and friends in 1990s Brooklyn, New York.

Creator: Yvette Lee Bowser | Stars: Queen Latifah, Kim Coles, Erika Alexander, John Henton

Votes: 2,292

25. Black Jesus (2014– )

TV-MA | 21 min | Comedy

7.0
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The hi-jinks of a street-smart savior living in modern-day Compton, on a mission to spread love and kindness throughout the neighborhood with his small group of followers.

Creators: Mike Clattenburg, Aaron McGruder | Stars: Gerald 'Slink' Johnson, Charlie Murphy, John Witherspoon, Kali Hawk

Votes: 1,523

26. I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)

R | 88 min | Action, Comedy

6.5
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48 Metascore

In this parody of blaxploitation movies, a black hero wannabe reunites former black heroes from the 70s to help him get revenge on Mr. Big.

Writer: Keenen Ivory Wayans | Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans | Stars: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Bernie Casey, Antonio Fargas, Steve James

Votes: 9,113

27. The Proud Family (2001–2005)

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

6.0
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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: 3,730

28. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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What's Happening is loosely based on the 1975 movie Cooley High written by Eric Monte. Monte created What's Happening and was also a co-creator and writer for the TV series Good Times.

Stars: Haywood Nelson, Ernest Thomas, Danielle Spencer, Fred Berry

Votes: 1,409

29. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

6.9
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The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Alan Kalter, Biff Henderson

Votes: 8,671

30. The Five Heartbeats (1991)

R | 121 min | Drama, Music

7.5
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The story of the rise and fall of an African American vocal group.

Writers: Robert Townsend, Keenen Ivory Wayans | Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon, Harry Lennix

Votes: 2,325

31. 227 (1985–1990)

30 min | Comedy

6.5
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This series took place in an apartment building, numbered 227. The cast would frequently be found sitting outside on a large set of stone stairs, in some discussion that would unfold into the weekly plot line.

Creators: Bill Boulware, Jack Elinson, Michael G. Moye | Stars: Helen Martin, Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall

Votes: 1,384

32. The Wayans Bros. (1995–1999)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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The wacky escapades of brothers Shawn and Marlon Williams, along with their wise but eccentric father.

Creators: Leslie Ray, David Steven Simon, Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans | Stars: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, John Witherspoon, Anna Maria Horsford

Votes: 2,742

33. The Jazz Singer (1980)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.7
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The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of being a popular singer.

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Herbert Baker, Stephen H. Foreman | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Neil Diamond, Lucie Arnaz, Catlin Adams

Votes: 2,740

34. The Ladies Man (2000)

R | 84 min | Comedy

5.1
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22 Metascore

The Saturday Night Live character gets a big screen treatment.

Writers: Tim Meadows, Dennis McNicholas, Andrew Steele | Director: Reginald Hudlin | Stars: Tim Meadows, Karyn Parsons, Billy Dee Williams, John Witherspoon

Votes: 10,153

35. Bulworth (1998)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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75 Metascore

A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.

Writers: Warren Beatty, Jeremy Pikser | Director: Warren Beatty | Stars: Warren Beatty, Halle Berry, Kimberly Deauna Adams, Vinny Argiro

Votes: 20,675

36. Amen (1986–1991)

30 min | Comedy

6.9
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Deacon Frye, head of the First Community Church of Philadelphia, is trying to keep everything in his church firmly under control. His new assistant, Rev. Reuben Gregory, however, has some ... See full summary »

Creator: Ed. Weinberger | Stars: Sherman Hemsley, Clifton Davis, Anna Maria Horsford, Roz Ryan

Votes: 749

37. Ride (1998)

R | 90 min | Comedy

4.4
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A group of young people leave Harlem for a bus trip down to Miami. The voyage starts off with problems, but it ends up becoming a learning experience, as they end up learning things about ... See full summary »

Writer: Millicent Shelton | Director: Millicent Shelton | Stars: Melissa De Sousa, John Witherspoon, Cedric the Entertainer, Malik Yoba

Votes: 550

38. Bird (1988)

R | 161 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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78 Metascore

The troubled life and career of the jazz musician, Charlie "Bird" Parker.

Writer: Joel Oliansky | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Diane Venora, Michael Zelniker, Samuel E. Wright

Votes: 8,198

39. The Meteor Man (1993)

PG | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

4.9
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A high school teacher from a troubled inner city Washington D.C. neighborhood becomes a super-powered hero and takes on the gang that has been terrorizing his streets.

Writer: Robert Townsend | Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Robert Townsend, Marla Gibbs, Eddie Griffin, Robert Guillaume

Votes: 4,744

40. Talkin' Dirty After Dark (1991)

R | 89 min | Comedy

4.9
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Terry is an up and coming comedian, but believes politics will get him the big breaks and more time at the popular Dukie's Comedy Club. Just so happens that Terry is 'sleeping' with Ruby ... See full summary »

Writer: Topper Carew | Director: Topper Carew | Stars: Martin Lawrence, John Witherspoon, Lance Crouther, Mark Curry

Votes: 364

41. Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Horror, Romance

4.4
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27 Metascore

Maximillian is the only survivor from a race of vampires on a Caribbean Island, and as a vampire, he must find a mate to keep the line from ending. He knows that a child had been born to a ... See full summary »

Writers: Eddie Murphy, Vernon Lynch, Charlie Murphy, Michael Lucker, Chris Parker | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Angela Bassett, Allen Payne, Kadeem Hardison

Votes: 15,681

42. Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja (2012– )

TV-Y7 | 15 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

6.5
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An ordinary ninth grader is chosen to become The Ninja. He is tasked with protecting the town from evil as well as balancing his school life with friends and homework.

Creators: Jed Elinoff, Scott Thomas | Stars: Ben Schwartz, Andrew Caldwell, John DiMaggio, Kevin Michael Richardson

Votes: 177

43. Fatal Instinct (1993)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

5.6
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A spoof of the late 80s and early 90s suspense thrillers and murder mysteries, including Basic Instinct, Sleeping With The Enemy, Cape Fear and others. A cop/attorney (yes he's both) is ... See full summary »

Writer: David O'Malley | Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: Armand Assante, Sherilyn Fenn, Kate Nelligan, Sean Young

Votes: 5,098

44. Barnaby Jones (1973–1980)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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The exploits of milk-swilling, geriatric private eye Barnaby Jones.

Creator: Edward Hume | Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Lee Meriwether, Mark Shera, John Carter

Votes: 1,023

45. I Got the Hook Up (1998)

R | 93 min | Comedy

3.8
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Two small time scam artists, Black and Blue, sell boom boxes and broken TVs from their van at the parking lot. When, by mistake, a shipment of cellular phones gets to them, it doesn't take long before FBI and gangsters are after them.

Writers: Master P, Leroy Douglas, Carrie Mungo | Director: Michael Martin | Stars: Master P, Anthony Johnson, Gretchen Palmer, Frantz Turner

Votes: 1,548

46. The First Family (2012– )

Comedy, Drama

3.7
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An African-American family in the White House.

Creator: Byron Allen | Stars: Christopher B. Duncan, Kellita Smith, Jackée Harry, John Witherspoon

Votes: 219

47. Late Night with David Letterman (1982–1993)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.5
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David Letterman hosted this popular late-night comedy/talk-show. Often, Dave would go on location or to the phone lines to play pranks. Some famous features of the show include the "Top Ten... See full summary »

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Elliott

Votes: 1,819

48. What's Happening Now! (1985–1988)

30 min | Comedy

6.2
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"What's Happening Now!" is a sequel to "What's Happening!," a TV series about the adult main characters (Raj, Dwayne, Rerun, Shirley, and Dee) as teenagers/children.

Stars: Ernest Thomas, Anne-Marie Johnson, Haywood Nelson, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 352

49. Murder Was the Case: The Movie (1995 Video)

18 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

5.9
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Follows the exploits of Snoop Doggy Dogg as he gets shot, and makes a deal with the devil to survive.

Writers: Philip G. Atwell, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Ricky Harris | Directors: Dr. Dre, Fab 5 Freddy, F. Gary Gray, Ricky Harris | Stars: Snoop Dogg, Charlie Murphy, Gregory Scott Cummins, Freez Luv

Votes: 372

50. Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995–2000)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Family

6.3
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Multicultural versions of many of your favorite fairy tales. Such as "The Princess and the Pea" and "The Three Little Pigs".

Stars: Robert Guillaume, Liz Torres, Edward James Olmos, Amy Hill

Votes: 341