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1. Funny People (2009)

R | 146 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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60 Metascore

When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship causes him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.

Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, Eric Bana

Votes: 101,016 | Gross: $51.81M

2. Malcolm X (1992)

PG-13 | 202 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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72 Metascore

Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee

Votes: 64,122 | Gross: $48.17M

3. Everybody Hates Chris (2005–2009)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

7.4
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A young African American teen attempts to survive with his dysfunctional family and his all white school in the 1980s.

Stars: Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond, Imani Hakim

Votes: 27,796

4. The Lords of Salem (2012)

R | 101 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.1
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57 Metascore

Heidi, a radio DJ, is sent a box containing a record - a "gift from the Lords". The sounds within the grooves trigger flashbacks of her town's violent past. Is Heidi going mad, or are the Lords back to take revenge on Salem, Massachusetts?

Director: Rob Zombie | Stars: Sheri Moon Zombie, Meg Foster, Bruce Davison, Jeff Daniel Phillips

Votes: 20,489 | Gross: $1.16M

5. Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy

5.6
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36 Metascore

A thirty-something former child star hires a foster family to re-create the childhood he never had.

Director: Sam Weisman | Stars: David Spade, Mary McCormack, Alyssa Milano, Craig Bierko

Votes: 11,836 | Gross: $22.73M

6. Roots (1977 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | 570 min | Drama, History, War

8.5
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A dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants' liberation.

Stars: LeVar Burton, Robert Reed, John Amos, Madge Sinclair

Votes: 11,402

7. Martin (1992–1997)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Sassy sitcom centering on radio and television personality Martin Payne. Series focuses on his romantic relationship with girlfriend Gina, her best friend Pam and escapades with best friends Tommy and Cole.

Stars: Martin Lawrence, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Thomas Mikal Ford, Carl Anthony Payne II

Votes: 5,242

8. The Jeffersons (1975–1985)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.5
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A nouveau riche, African-American family who move into a luxury apartment building develop close, if occasionally fractious, relationships with other tenants.

Stars: Isabel Sanford, Sherman Hemsley, Marla Gibbs, Roxie Roker

Votes: 4,934

9. Real Husbands of Hollywood (2013– )

21 min | Comedy, Reality-TV

7.7
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Kevin Hart and other celebrities play a comic fictionalized version of themselves in this parody of similarly named reality shows. Episodes often feature Kevin Hart's attempts to gain celebrity and his jealousy of his friends.

Stars: Kevin Hart, Duane Martin, Nick Cannon, Cynthia Kaye McWilliams

Votes: 3,335

10. In the Heat of the Night (1988–1995)

60 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

7.4
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The cases and adventures of the police forces in and around Sparta, Mississippi.

Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Alan Autry, David Hart, Hugh O'Connor

Votes: 2,276

11. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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A trio of black youths learn about life, love, friendship, credit cards, gambling, and a variety of other things while growing up in an inner city.

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

Votes: 1,876

12. The Steve Harvey Show (1996–2002)

30 min | Comedy

6.7
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A former funk star named Steve Hightower enlists as a high school music teacher away from his original career in Chicago.

Stars: Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer, Merlin Santana, William Lee Scott

Votes: 1,806

13. Foreclosed (2013 Video)

TV-14 | 91 min | Drama, Thriller

5.4
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When a young family moves into a foreclosed home, the previous owner begins a campaign of intimidation and terror. The deranged man will stop at nothing to get his home back.

Director: Nick Lyon | Stars: Marlee Matlin, James Denton, Jamie Kennedy, Paul Sorvino

Votes: 1,264

14. Baretta (1975–1978)

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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The cases of maverick undercover New York detective Tony Baretta.

Stars: Robert Blake, Tom Ewell, Michael D. Roberts, Edward Grover

Votes: 1,230

15. Family Feud (1976–1985)

TV-G | 30 min | Game-Show

7.2
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Two families compete by trying to outguess the opponents about survey results.

Stars: Richard Dawson, Gene Wood, Laurie Walters, Bernie Kopell

Votes: 1,171

16. Mega Shark vs. Kolossus (2015)

Not Rated | 89 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

2.7
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In search of a new energy source, Russia accidentally reawakens the Kolossus - a giant robot doomsday device from the Cold War. At the same time, a new Mega Shark appears, threatening global security.

Director: Christopher Ray | Stars: Illeana Douglas, Amy Rider, Brody Hutzler, Adam Dunnells

Votes: 877

17. A Piece of the Action (1977)

PG | 135 min | Crime, Comedy

6.4
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Dave Anderson and Manny Durrell are two high-class sneak thieves who have never been caught. Joshua Burke is a retired detective who has enough evidence on the both of them to put them ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Poitier | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, James Earl Jones, Denise Nicholas

Votes: 743

18. Soul Food (2000–2004)

45 min | Drama

7.5
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The everyday life and problems of the Josephs, a black family living in Chicago, Illinois.

Stars: Rockmond Dunbar, Darrin Dewitt Henson, Aaron Meeks, Nicole Ari Parker

Votes: 684

19. Chocolate City (2015)

R | 91 min | Drama

3.9
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Life for a struggling college student changes in an instant when he meets the owner of a male strip club who convinces him to give amateur night a whirl.

Director: Jean-Claude La Marre | Stars: Robert Ri'chard, Tyson Beckford, DeRay Davis, Vivica A. Fox

Votes: 664 | Gross: $0.21M

20. The Parent 'Hood (1995–1999)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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A college professor copes with contemporary fatherhood.

Stars: Robert Townsend, Suzzanne Douglas, Reagan Gomez-Preston, Curtis Williams

Votes: 543

21. Just Jordan (2007–2008)

Comedy, Drama, Family

6.0
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A young man rises to stardom under the tutelage of his teacher-turned-manager.

Stars: Kristen Combs, Raven Goodwin, Shania Accius, Little JJ

Votes: 526

22. What's Happening Now! (1985–1988)

30 min | Comedy

6.3
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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, Haywood Nelson, Anne-Marie Johnson, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 476

23. Actors Entertainment (2009– )

G | 60 min | Talk-Show

9.3
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Test plot

Stars: John Michael Ferrari, Yi Tian, Brett Walkow, Judith Cubas Jones

Votes: 271

24. The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (1976– )

60 min | Comedy

3.7
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The Brady family sings & dances, & performs comedy skits.

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

Votes: 231

25. Donny and Marie (1975–1979)

60 min | Music

6.1
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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 »

Stars: Donny Osmond, Marie Osmond, Paul Lynde, Ruth Buzzi

Votes: 220

26. Roots (1977– )
Episode: Part I (1977)

TV-14 | 97 min | Drama, History, War

8.3
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In Gambia, West Africa, Kunta Kinte, son of Omoro and Binta, distinguishes himself in manhood training rituals. But he does not enjoy his new status long: slave traders sweeping the ... See full summary »

Director: David Greene | Stars: Edward Asner, O.J. Simpson, Ralph Waite, Maya Angelou

Votes: 140

27. Insight (I) (1960–1984)

30 min | Drama

8.1
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American Roman Catholic religious-themed anthology shedding light on the contemporary search for meaning, freedom, and love.

Stars: Ellwood Kieser, Martin Sheen, Brian Keith, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Votes: 121

28. Roots (1977– )
Episode: Part II (1977)

TV-14 | 96 min | Drama, History, War

8.3
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Despite a violent rebellion, the slave ship Lord Ligonier completes its voyage and Kunta Kinte endures the indiginity of an Annapolis slave auction. Fiddler, the slave in charge of Kunta's ... See full summary »

Director: John Erman | Stars: Maya Angelou, Edward Asner, Louis Gossett Jr., Lorne Greene

Votes: 112

29. The Captain and Tennille (1976–1977)

60 min | Music

6.0
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A weekly variety show hosted by the husband and wife recording duo The Captain and Tennille.

Stars: Daryl Dragon, Toni Tennille, John Byner, Don Knotts

Votes: 110

30. Everybody Hates Chris (2005–2009)
Episode: Everybody Hates Halloween (2005)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.8
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In order to impress a girl Chris goes to an adult party where the girl will be. With some urging from his friend he decides to go as the eccentric singer Prince.

Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond, Imani Hakim

Votes: 100

31. Everybody Hates Chris (2005–2009)
Episode: Everybody Hates the G.E.D. (2009)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

8.4
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Chris opts to take the G.E.D. over repeating the 10th grade, Drew tries to go on Amateur Night at the Apollo, Julius tries to get $25 back from somebody who owes him, and Tanya graduates from sixth grade.

Director: Ali LeRoi | Stars: Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond, Imani Hakim

Votes: 99

32. Everybody Hates Chris (2005–2009)
Episode: Everybody Hates Funerals (2006)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.6
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When Rochelle's dad, Gene unexpectedly dies during a family dinner, Rochelle starts acting less than normal and Chris is shocked to see his mother not acting like herself.

Director: Matt Shakman | Stars: Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond, Imani Hakim

Votes: 91

33. Linc's (1998–2000)

TV-MA | 30 min | Drama, Comedy

5.6
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Add a Plot

Stars: Steven Williams, Golden Brooks, Georg Stanford Brown, Pam Grier

Votes: 76

34. Everybody Hates Chris (2005–2009)
Episode: Everybody Hates Cake (2008)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

7.6
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An androgynous boy in Chris' home ec class helps him meet a cute classmate. Rochelle learns that Tasha's mom is an ex-con. Drew and Tonya get a job babysitting Mr. Omar's fish.

Director: Keith Truesdell | Stars: Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond, Imani Hakim

Votes: 76

35. The Watermelon Heist (2003)

88 min | Comedy

3.7
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To make money fast the Browns come up with a plan to win a contest for "Watermelon Juice Afro Sheen," awarding $10,000 to whoever can find the juiciest, sweetest watermelon in the country.

Director: K.C. Amos | Stars: John Amos, Corey Holcomb, Red Grant, J.B. Smoove

Votes: 74

36. Everybody Hates Chris (2005–2009)
Episode: Everybody Hates Back Talk (2009)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Chris comes to blows with Rochelle when he refuses to clean the dishes, and Mr. Omar gives his notice to vacate because he believes he is dying.

Director: Lev L. Spiro | Stars: Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond, Imani Hakim

Votes: 70

37. Everybody Hates Chris (2005–2009)
Episode: Everybody Hates a Liar (2006)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

7.7
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Chris leads the neighborhood into thinking that he and Tasha are a couple. Drew feels left out when Rochelle doesn't have enough time for him. Julius is obsessed with trading stamps.

Director: Jerry Levine | Stars: Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond, Imani Hakim

Votes: 70

38. Everybody Hates Chris (2005–2009)
Episode: Everybody Hates the Buddy System (2006)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

7.2
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The new vice-principal pairs Chris and Caruso up as buddies on a school field trip, but Chris and Caruso end up being left behind. Toyna takes Rochelle's hoop earrings and then loses one of... See full summary »

Director: Ken Whittingham | Stars: Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond, Imani Hakim

Votes: 70

39. Everybody Hates Chris (2005–2009)
Episode: Everybody Hates Bad Boys (2008)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

7.8
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Chris models himself after a popular rapper and takes on a bad boy persona in order to impress Tasha. Julius gets the family a free dinner at an expensive restaurant, but the restaurant is less than hospitable.

Director: Ali LeRoi | Stars: Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond, Imani Hakim

Votes: 69

40. Everybody Hates Chris (2005–2009)
Episode: Everybody Hates Chain Snatching (2007)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

7.8
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When Chris stops Malvo trying to steal a gold chain from Vanessa, Malvo demands that Chris get him a gold chain. Tonya tries to win tickets to a Billy Ocean concert. Rochelle discovers that Julius has been hiding a credit card from her.

Director: Lev L. Spiro | Stars: Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond, Imani Hakim

Votes: 68

41. Everybody Hates Chris (2005–2009)
Episode: Everybody Hates the First Kiss (2008)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

7.7
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Chris tries to get himself invited to a spin-the-bottle party so that he can get a chance to kiss Tasha. He winds up kissing another girl, which only causes unforeseen problems.

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond, Imani Hakim

Votes: 67

42. Everybody Hates Chris (2005–2009)
Episode: Everybody Hates Eggs (2007)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

7.6
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For a class project, Chris has to take care of an egg as if it were a baby; Julius looks for ways to save money on the electric bill.

Director: Jerry Levine | Stars: Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond, Imani Hakim

Votes: 65

43. Everybody Hates Chris (2005–2009)
Episode: Everybody Hates Thanksgiving (2006)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

7.5
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Julius' successful younger brother joins Chris' family for Thanksgiving dinner and Julius works hard to prepare the perfect Thanksgiving meal.

Director: Matt Shakman | Stars: Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond, Imani Hakim

Votes: 64

44. Everybody Hates Chris (2005–2009)
Episode: Everybody Hates Elections (2006)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

7.8
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Chris has to prepare a speech as part of his campaign for class president; Mr. Omar the funeral director moves into the rental apartment but winds up increasing Julius's stress.

Director: Ali LeRoi | Stars: Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond, Imani Hakim

Votes: 63

45. Everybody Hates Chris (2005–2009)
Episode: Everybody Hates the English Teacher (2008)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

7.6
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Chris talks the English teacher to show movies based on books instead of reading the actual books, but their friendship is short-lived. Julius' plan to raise Mr. Omar's rent backfires when his apartment fails inspection.

Director: Jerry Levine | Stars: Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond, Imani Hakim

Votes: 63

46. All About the Andersons (2003–2004)

Comedy, Family

6.9
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Anthony's a struggling actor trying to provide a good life for his young son, Tuga. He makes the tough decision to move back in with his parents - and instantly remembers why he left. Tuga,... See full summary »

Stars: Anthony Anderson, Roz Ryan, Damani Roberts, Aimee Garcia

Votes: 62

47. Everybody Hates Chris (2005–2009)
Episode: Everybody Hates Gambling (2007)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

7.5
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Chris becomes the neighborhood odd-maker after predicting a basketball game's outcome for Doc, but a bookie could bring Chris' lucky streak to an end. Tonya and Drew bet each other in ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Alexander | Stars: Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond, Imani Hakim

Votes: 62

48. Everybody Hates Chris (2005–2009)
Episode: Everybody Hates the Guidance Counselor (2007)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

7.7
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At the end of the 8th grade, Mrs.Morello hands out the Grade Eight Perficiency Assesment Test (GEPA) and Chris doesn't study so he thinks it doesn't count. So, he purposely does bad on the ... See full summary »

Director: Keith Truesdell | Stars: Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond, Imani Hakim

Votes: 62

49. Everybody Hates Chris (2005–2009)
Episode: Everybody Hates the Substitute (2007)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

7.8
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A black substitute teacher takes over Chris' class while Ms. Morello is away, but the teacher ends up giving Chris a hard time, prompting Chris to figure out a way to get rid of him. Toyna ... See full summary »

Director: Millicent Shelton | Stars: Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond, Imani Hakim

Votes: 62

50. Everybody Hates Chris (2005–2009)
Episode: Everybody Hates Dirty Jokes (2007)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

7.5
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Chris starts telling dirty jokes after listening to his parents' comedy records. Rochelle tries to find a man for her mother, Maxine. Drew avoids a girl in a neighborhood who likes him.

Director: Keith Truesdell | Stars: Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond, Imani Hakim

Votes: 61