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1. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

8.3
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90 Metascore

King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles.

Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Michael Palin | Directors: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

Votes: 365,109

2. Life of Brian (1979)

R | 94 min | Comedy

8.1
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75 Metascore

Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.

Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin | Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam

Votes: 259,191

3. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

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

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

Votes: 248,988

4. Shrek the Third (2007)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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58 Metascore

When his new father-in-law, King Harold falls ill, Shrek is looked at as the heir to the land of Far, Far Away. Not one to give up his beloved swamp, Shrek recruits his friends Donkey and Puss in Boots to install the rebellious Artie as the new king. Princess Fiona, however, rallies a band of royal girlfriends to fend off a coup d'etat by the jilted Prince Charming.

Writers: William Steig, Andrew Adamson, Jeffrey Price, Peter S. Seaman, Chris Miller, Aron Warner, Jeff Snow | Directors: Chris Miller, Raman Hui | Stars: Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Antonio Banderas

Votes: 201,677

5. South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut (1999)

R | 81 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

7.8
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73 Metascore

When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance & Phillip, they are pronounced "corrupted", and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada.

Writers: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Pam Brady | Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman, Isaac Hayes

Votes: 156,252

6. The Meaning of Life (1983)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

7.6
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The comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way.

Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin | Directors: Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam | Stars: John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones

Votes: 81,858

7. Casper (1995)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.0
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A paranormal expert and his daughter bunk in an abandoned house populated by 3 mischievous ghosts and one friendly one.

Writers: Joseph Oriolo, Sherri Stoner, Deanna Oliver | Director: Brad Silberling | Stars: Bill Pullman, Christina Ricci, Cathy Moriarty, Eric Idle

Votes: 81,550

8. Frasier (1993–2004)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle where he lives with his father and works as a radio psychiatrist.

Creators: David Angell, Peter Casey, David Lee | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 53,490

9. Ella Enchanted (2004)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.3
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53 Metascore

Ella is under a spell to be constantly obedient, a fact she must hide from her new step-family in order to protect the prince of the land, her friend for whom she's falling.

Writers: Laurie Craig, Karen McCullah, Kirsten Smith, Jennifer Heath, Michele J. Wolff, Gail Carson Levine | Director: Tommy O'Haver | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Hugh Dancy, Cary Elwes, Joanna Lumley

Votes: 45,353

10. Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969–1974)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Music

8.9
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The original surreal sketch comedy showcase for the Monty Python troupe.

Creators: Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

Votes: 41,915

11. European Vacation (1985)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy

6.1
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The Griswolds win a vacation tour across Europe where the usual havoc ensues.

Writers: John Hughes, Robert Klane | Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Dana Hill, Jason Lively

Votes: 40,949

12. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)

PG | 126 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

7.2
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69 Metascore

An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.

Writers: Charles McKeown, Terry Gilliam | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: John Neville, Eric Idle, Sarah Polley, Oliver Reed

Votes: 40,363

13. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.2
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The famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

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

Votes: 31,806

14. The Daily Show (1996– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.8
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America's top fake news show.

Creators: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg | Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

Votes: 31,280

15. The Transformers: The Movie (1986)

PG | 84 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.3
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The Autobots must stop a colossal planet consuming robot who goes after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. At the same time, they must defend themselves against an all-out attack from the Decepticons.

Writer: Ron Friedman | Director: Nelson Shin | Stars: Orson Welles, Robert Stack, Leonard Nimoy, Norman Alden

Votes: 31,258

16. Hollywood Homicide (2003)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.3
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47 Metascore

Two LAPD detectives who moonlight in other fields investigate the murder of an up-and-coming rap group.

Writers: Robert Souza, Ron Shelton | Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Harrison Ford, Josh Hartnett, Isaiah Washington, Lena Olin

Votes: 30,653

17. 102 Dalmatians (2000)

G | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

4.8
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35 Metascore

Cruella DeVil gets out of prison and goes after them darned puppies once more.

Writers: Dodie Smith, Kristen Buckley, Brian Regan, Bob Tzudiker, Noni White | Director: Kevin Lima | Stars: Glenn Close, Gérard Depardieu, Ioan Gruffudd, Alice Evans

Votes: 25,367

18. And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)

PG | 88 min | Comedy

7.7
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An anthology of Monty Python's best sketches from their 1st & 2nd seasons of their original TV show.

Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin | Director: Ian MacNaughton | Stars: John Cleese, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman, Terry Gilliam

Votes: 22,590

19. Pinky and the Brain (1995–1998)

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

8.0
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A genius mouse and his stupid sidekick try to conquer the world each night.

Stars: Maurice LaMarche, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille, Frank Welker

Votes: 21,108

20. 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: 14,934

21. Absolutely Anything (2015)

85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.0
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34 Metascore

A group of eccentric aliens confer a human being with the power to do absolutely anything, as an experiment.

Writers: Gavin Scott, Terry Jones | Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Simon Pegg, Kate Beckinsale, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Rob Riggle

Votes: 14,607

22. Recess (1997–2001)

TV-Y | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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Comic tales of a group of good friends, 4 boys and 2 girls, during breaks in primary school, as they grow up, relate to each other, and have brushes with authority.

Creators: Paul Germain, Joe Ansolabehere | Stars: Andrew Lawrence, Ashley Johnson, Jason Davis, Rickey D'Shon Collins

Votes: 14,368

23. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

Votes: 13,510

24. Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982)

R | 77 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.9
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The Monty Python troupe perform a combination of classic sketches and new material at the Hollywood Bowl.

Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Marty Feldman, Angus James, David Lipscomb | Directors: Terry Hughes, Ian MacNaughton | Stars: John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Graham Chapman

Votes: 11,314

25. Quest for Camelot (1998)

G | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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An adventurous girl, a young blind hermit and a goofy two headed dragon race to find the lost sword Excalibur to save King Arthur and Camelot from disaster.

Writers: Vera Chapman, Kirk De Micco, William Schifrin, Jacqueline Feather, David Seidler | Director: Frederik Du Chau | Stars: Jessalyn Gilsig, Cary Elwes, Andrea Corr, Bryan White

Votes: 10,641

26. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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: 9,930

27. Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003– )

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

7.4
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A mix of celebrity interviews, musical performers, audience participation games, and segments spotlighting real people with extraordinary stories and talents, hosted by comedienne Ellen DeGeneres.

Creator: Ellen DeGeneres | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Stephen Boss, Anthony Okungbowa, Justin Bieber

Votes: 9,756

28. The Angry Beavers (1997–2001)

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

7.4
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The wacky and sometimes surreal adventures of Norbert and Daggett Beaver.

Creators: Keith Kaczorek, Mitch Schauer | Stars: Richard Steven Horvitz, Nick Bakay, Charlie Brissette, Terry Wood

Votes: 9,027

29. Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.1
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Comedian Jimmy Fallon hosts a late-night talk show.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, Bashir Salahuddin

Votes: 8,696

30. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992–2014)

TV-14 | 62 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

5.3
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After Johnny Carson's retirement from the show, Jay Leno stepped in as his permanent replacement. The format of the show has remained largely unchanged, consisting primarily of an opening ... See full summary »

Stars: Jay Leno, Kevin Eubanks, Edd Hall, Rickey Minor

Votes: 8,372

31. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Joseph Bolter

Votes: 8,348

32. Dudley Do-Right (1999)

PG | 77 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

3.8
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44 Metascore

Inept Canadian mountie Dudley Do-Right chases after villian Snidely Whiplash and woos girlfriend Nell Fenwick.

Writers: Jay Ward, Hugh Wilson | Director: Hugh Wilson | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker, Alfred Molina, Eric Idle

Votes: 8,009

33. Hercules (1998–1999)

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

6.6
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This spin-off to Disney's Hercules follows Herc's many labors during the years he spent training how to be a hero under the tutelage of satyr Philoctetes. Olympian Gods and Goddesses as well as Hades and Pegasus often visit him.

Stars: Tate Donovan, French Stewart, Sandra Bernhard, James Woods

Votes: 7,799

34. Real Time with Bill Maher (2003– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds.

Stars: Bill Maher, Arianna Huffington, Andrew Sullivan, Cornel West

Votes: 7,781

35. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.0
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Jimmy Fallon hosts the Tonight Show and interviews celebrities, plays games with them and has a musical or comedic guest perform.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, Ahmir-Khalib Thompson

Votes: 7,749

36. Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.9
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Jimmy Kimmel interviews celebrities.

Creator: Jimmy Kimmel | Stars: Jimmy Kimmel, Cleto Escobedo III, Dicky Barrett, Guillermo Rodriguez

Votes: 7,684

37. MADtv (1995–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy

7.2
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Late night sketch-comedy show based on the humor of MAD magazine. Material includes impersonations, fake commercials, mock movie trailers, and even Spy vs. Spy segments. Competes against ... See full summary »

Creators: Fax Bahr, Adam Small | Stars: Michael McDonald, Debra Wilson, Aries Spears, Bobby Lee

Votes: 7,330

38. George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011)

208 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.2
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Inter-cut with archive material, friends, family and associates of the musician tell the story of his life and how spirituality became such a major part of it.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: George Harrison, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr

Votes: 6,478

39. Pinocchio (2002)

G | 108 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.2
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11 Metascore

Despite guidance from the Blue Fairy and the love of his father, a wooden puppet's curious spirit leads him into one wild adventure after another.

Writers: Roberto Benigni, Vincenzo Cerami, Carlo Collodi, Brendan Donnison | Director: Roberto Benigni | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Carlo Giuffrè, Mino Bellei

Votes: 6,212

40. Nuns on the Run (1990)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Crime

5.9
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Brian and Charlie (B & C) work for a gangster. When the boss learns they want to "leave", he sets them up to be killed, after they help rob the local Triads of their drug dealing profits. B... See full summary »

Writer: Jonathan Lynn | Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Eric Idle, Robbie Coltrane, Camille Coduri, Janet Suzman

Votes: 6,100

41. Yellowbeard (1983)

PG | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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Yellowbeard, a pirate's pirate, is allowed to escape from prison to lead the authorities to his treasure. He finds that his wife neglected to tell him that he now has a son, 20, and shame ... See full summary »

Writers: Graham Chapman, Peter Cook, Bernard McKenna | Director: Mel Damski | Stars: Graham Chapman, Peter Boyle, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong

Votes: 5,796

42. The Soup (2004–2015)

25 min | Comedy

8.3
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An Emmy-winning show, hosted by comedian Joel McHale, deals with a wickedly funny, fast-paced parts of the most titillating -- and at times tasteless -- segments on talk TV. Starting with ... See full summary »

Stars: Joel McHale, Lou the Chihuahua, Kelly Levy, Dominic DeLeo

Votes: 5,367

43. All You Need Is Cash (1978 TV Movie)

76 min | Comedy, Music

7.4
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Charts the adventures of the prefab four, possibly the most famous band of all time.

Writer: Eric Idle | Directors: Eric Idle, Gary Weis | Stars: Eric Idle, John Halsey, Ricky Fataar, Neil Innes

Votes: 4,958

44. The Graham Norton Show (2007– )

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.2
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Irish comedian Graham Norton hosts his very own talk show.

Stars: Graham Norton, Ricky Gervais, Dawn French, Lee Mack

Votes: 4,911

45. How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.0
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Dennis Dimbleby Bagley is a brilliant young advertising executive who can't come up with a slogan to sell a revolutionary new pimple cream. His obsessive worrying affects not only his ... See full summary »

Writer: Bruce Robinson | Director: Bruce Robinson | Stars: Richard E. Grant, Rachel Ward, Richard Wilson, Jacqueline Tong

Votes: 4,161

46. Laverne & Shirley (1976–1983)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.9
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The misadventures of two single women in the 1950's and '60's.

Creators: Lowell Ganz, Garry Marshall, Mark Rothman | Stars: Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams, David L. Lander, Michael McKean

Votes: 3,749

47. Jeopardy! (1984– )

TV-G | 30 min | Game-Show

8.3
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A quiz show with a twist: contestants are provided with the answers. But what are the right questions?

Creator: Merv Griffin | Stars: Alex Trebek, Johnny Gilbert, Jimmy McGuire, Kelly Miyahara

Votes: 3,685

48. One Foot in the Grave (1990–2001)

90 min | Comedy

7.9
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Victor Meldrew is a retiree who attracts bad luck. If he's not driving his long suffering wife Margeret crazy with his constant moaning, he's fighting with neighbors.

Stars: Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie, Doreen Mantle, Owen Brenman

Votes: 3,555

49. Mom and Dad Save the World (1992)

PG | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.2
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Emperor Tod Spengo sees Marge Nelson and using a giant magnet, kidnaps her and her husband Dick, hoping to make her his bride before blowing up the Earth. He and other inhabitants of his ... See full summary »

Writers: Chris Matheson, Ed Solomon | Director: Greg Beeman | Stars: Teri Garr, Jeffrey Jones, Jon Lovitz, Thalmus Rasulala

Votes: 3,421

50. Splitting Heirs (1993)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy

5.5
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A member of the English upper class dies, leaving his estate and his business to an American, whom he thinks is his son who was lost as a baby and then found again. An Englishman who thinks... See full summary »

Writer: Eric Idle | Director: Robert Young | Stars: Eric Idle, Rick Moranis, Barbara Hershey, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Votes: 3,312