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1. Your Love (2014)

7 min | Short, Drama, Romance

9.8
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Chemistry, love and family.

Writers: Laila Petrone, Oliver Webb | Director: Laila Petrone | Stars: Deji LaRay, Zara Durrani, Alexandra Fagins, Cristian Fagins

Votes: 8

2. I'll Make Me a World (1999 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary, History

9.2
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A history of African-American arts in the 20th century.

Stars: Vanessa Williams, Julie Dash, Dizzy Gillespie, Lorraine Hansberry

Votes: 6

3. I Believe in Miracles (2009 Video)

Documentary

9.0
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Writer: Irish Braschi | Director: Irish Braschi | Stars: Sergio Albelli, Laz Alonso, Omero Antonutti, Christian Berkel

Votes: 7

4. 30 for 30 (2009–2016)

Documentary, Biography, Sport

8.9
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ESPN Films' 30 for 30 is an unprecedented documentary series featuring today's finest storytellers from inside and outside of the sports world. What started as a celebration of ESPN's 30th ... See full summary »

Stars: Dan Rather, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Marv Albert

Votes: 2,649

5. The Daily Show (1996– )

TV-14 | 22 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: 32,798

6. Chappelle's Show (2003–2006)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy, Music

8.8
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Comedian Dave Chappelle hosts this sketch-comedy show that parodies many of the nuances of race and culture.

Creators: Neal Brennan, Dave Chappelle | Stars: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Neal Brennan, Rudy Rush

Votes: 33,977

7. 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

Votes: 4,083

8. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )
Episode: Will Smith/U2 (2014)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.7
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Director: Dave Diomedi | Stars: Jimmy Fallon, Will Smith, U2, The Roots

Votes: 81

9. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

8.6
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Wide-ranging arts programme.

Creator: Anthony Haas | Stars: Gavin Millar, Kenneth Tynan, Paul McCartney, Jonathan Miller

Votes: 99

10. When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006 TV Mini-Series)

TV-MA | 255 min | Documentary

8.6
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An examination of the U.S. government's role and its response to Hurricane Katrina.

Stars: Darleen Asevedo, Jay Asevedo, Shelton Shakespear Alexander, Lee Arnold

Votes: 3,581

11. The Debbie Allen Special (1989 TV Movie)

60 min | Music

8.6
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Writer: Paul Mooney | Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Michael Adams, Debbie Allen, Paula Brown, Matthew Dickens

Votes: 5

12. Movies That Shook the World (2005– )

Documentary

8.5
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Stars: Jeff Goldblum, George Lucas, Roger Ebert, Graham Nash

Votes: 35

13. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Spike & Co.: Do It Acapella (1990)

Biography, Drama, Music

8.4
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Spike and Debbie play with and appreciate a number of top a'capella singing groups.

Director: Ernest R. Dickerson | Stars: Debbie Allen, Samuel L. Jackson, The Mint Juleps, Spike Lee

Votes: 14

14. Hoop Dreams (1994)

PG-13 | 170 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport

8.3
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98 Metascore

A film following the lives of two inner-city Chicago boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional.

Writers: Steve James, Frederick Marx | Director: Steve James | Stars: William Gates, Arthur Agee, Emma Gates, Curtis Gates

Votes: 18,596

15. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

8.3
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Stars: Julie Andrews, Plácido Domingo, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming

Votes: 384

16. 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: 13,880

17. Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II (1997 Video)

Unrated | 106 min | Documentary, Music

8.3
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Collection of Michael Jackson's music videos from the period 1983-1997. Mainly focused post-1995.

Writers: Paul Flattery, Bob Giraldi, Michael Jackson, John Landis, David Newman | Directors: Nicholas Brandt, Colin Chilvers, Bob Giraldi, Wayne Isham, Michael Jackson, John Landis, Spike Lee, Don Mischer, Vincent Paterson, Mark Romanek, James Yukich | Stars: Michael Jackson, Paula Abdul, Brandon Quintin Adams, Rosanna Arquette

Votes: 1,289

18. Chappelle's Show (2003–2006)
Episode: Episode #3.1 (2006)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy, Music

8.3
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Dave's got a big new contract and sets out to get revenge on all those who have wronged him, while everyone else tries to charge him more money for everything now that he's rich.

Creators: Neal Brennan, Dave Chappelle | Director: Rusty Cundieff | Stars: Dave Chappelle, Charlie Murphy, Donnell Rawlings, Spike Lee

Votes: 117

19. 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, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 32,493

20. Who Do You Think You Are? (2010– )

60 min | Documentary

8.2
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Celebrities are given the opportunity to research their family trees with surprising and often unexpected results.

Stars: Mocean Melvin, Cherie Lunghi, D. Joshua Taylor, Cynthia Nixon

Votes: 906

21. CenterStage (2002– )

60 min | Documentary, Talk-Show

8.2
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Michael Kay sits down with celebrities of sports, movies, and more and interviews them about their accomplishments

Stars: Michael Kay, Steve Ferrarie, Yogi Berra, Vince Carter

Votes: 31

22. The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame... (1999– )

Sport

8.2
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A show which takes sports most memorable blunders, bad calls, and questionable moments and sheds a new light on them to show why the party who made the mistake should be let off the hook.

Stars: Brian Kenny, Steve Hirdt, Bob Costas, Dave Kindred

Votes: 51

23. Beyond Wiseguys: Italian Americans & the Movies (2008)

Documentary

8.2
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Documentary portrays the saga of how Italian Americans went from being outsiders who were stereotyped as gangsters in American movies to insiders in Hollywood who took control of their own ... See full summary »

Writers: Rosanne Deluca Braun, Joe Gilford, Joel Sucher | Director: Steven Fischler | Stars: Giorgio Bertellini, Paul Borghese, John Caglione Jr., Frank Capra Jr.

Votes: 56

24. There Is No Direction (2005)

35 min | Documentary, Short

8.2
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Director: Sarah Bertrand | Stars: Denys Arcand, Hector Babenco, Bernardo Bertolucci, Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Votes: 24

25. 30 for 30 (2009–2016)
Episode: Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks (2010)

68 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

8.2
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A film that explores the rivalry between the Indiana Pacers and New York as seen through the eyes and actions of Reggie Miller star player of the Indiana Pacers.

Director: Dan Klores | Stars: Reggie Miller, Cheryl Miller, Spike Lee, Patrick Ewing

Votes: 1,219

26. Independent Lens (1999– )

Documentary

8.1
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Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.

Stars: America Ferrera, Terrence Howard, Stanley Tucci, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 305

27. Street Fight (2005)

83 min | Documentary

8.1
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85 Metascore

This documentary follows the 2002 mayoral campaign in Newark, New Jersey in which the Cory Booker attempted to unseat longtime mayor Sharpe James.

Writer: Marshall Curry | Director: Marshall Curry | Stars: Jen Bluestein, Cory Booker, Bill Bradley, Chris Christie

Votes: 1,533

28. Freak (1998 TV Special)

89 min | Biography, Comedy

8.1
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John Leguizamo's semi-falsified, one-man stand-up performance as...himself. This is his autobiographical story, about his life growing up, and his journey to try to be accepted by his ... See full summary »

Writers: David Bar Katz, John Leguizamo | Director: Spike Lee | Star: John Leguizamo

Votes: 884

29. ESPN SportsCentury (1999– )

Documentary, Sport

8.1
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Stars: Chris Fowler, Dick Schaap, Edwin Pope, Robert Lipsyte

Votes: 143

30. Laff Mobb Presents (2012– )

TV-MA | 52 min | Comedy

8.1
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Comedians Red Grant, Rudy Rush, Roz G, Mark Viera, and other members of the Laff Mobb deliver a new voice of comedy for a new generation.

Stars: Big Eli, Red Grant, Lady Roz, Mark Viera

Votes: 9

31. 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: 8,711

32. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015– )

TV-PG | 62 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.0
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Stephen Colbert takes over as host, executive producer and writer of THE LATE SHOW on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. The comedy-variety-talk show will be broadcast five nights a week from the Ed Sullivan theater in New York.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jonathan Batiste, Stay Human, Bernie Sanders

Votes: 2,691

33. Ghostwriter (1992–1995)

TV-Y7 | Family, Mystery

8.0
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A group of teenagers solve local crimes, capers and mysteries in town, with the help of their invisible friend.

Stars: David López, Blaze Berdahl, Todd Alexander, Sheldon Turnipseed

Votes: 1,678

34. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

8.0
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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 564

35. When We Were Kings (1996)

PG | 88 min | Documentary, History, Sport

8.0
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83 Metascore

A documentary of the 1974 heavyweight championship bout in Zaire between champion George Foreman and underdog challenger Muhammad Ali.

Director: Leon Gast | Stars: Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Don King, James Brown

Votes: 11,979

36. Brooklyn Boheme (2011)

75 min | Documentary

8.0
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An intimate portrait of the black arts movement that exploded in Fort Greene from the mid 1980s through the 90s as told by writer, historian and Brooklyn resident Nelson George.

Writer: Nelson George | Directors: Nelson George, Diane Paragas | Stars: Spike Lee, Branford Marsalis, Rosie Perez, Chris Rock

Votes: 94

37. Surviving Cliffside (2013)

66 min | Documentary, Drama

8.0
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After their beauty-pageant-queen daughter beats leukemia, a family, living in a trailer park known for its guns and drugs, tries to put their lives back together in time for their daughter to make a run for Little Miss West Virginia.

Writer: Jon Matthews | Director: Jon Matthews | Stars: E.J. Huffman, Brandy Smith, Makala Smith, Josey Smith

Votes: 15

38. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Passing Strange (2009)

135 min | Biography, Drama, Music

8.0
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85 Metascore

A young black artist leaves his Los Angeles digs and travels to Europe to find himself. A theatrical stage production of the original Broadway musical.

Writer: Stew | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: De'Adre Aziza, Daniel Breaker, Eisa Davis, Colman Domingo

Votes: 408

39. Shark (2006–2008)
Episode: Pilot (2006)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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An arrogant big-shot defense attorney is guilt-ridden after the client he just helped get off commits another murder, so he decides to become a prosecutor.

Creator: Ian Biederman | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: James Woods, Danielle Panabaker, Sophina Brown, Sarah Carter

Votes: 184

40. Do the Right Thing (1989)

R | 120 min | Drama

7.9
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91 Metascore

On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.

Writer: Spike Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson

Votes: 58,597

41. Bad 25 (2012)

Not Rated | 131 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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65 Metascore

A documentary on Michael Jackson and the legacy of his record Bad.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Michael Jackson, Glen Ballard, John Barnes, Jennifer Batten

Votes: 1,384

42. Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee (2014)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

7.9
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In this open-letter style documentary, Ruby Dee & Ossie Davis' rich lives guide their grandson on his personal quest to master lasting love, conscious art, and undying activism.

Writer: Muta'Ali Muhammad | Director: Muta'Ali Muhammad | Stars: Alan Alda, Michelle Alexander, Angela Bassett, Harry Belafonte

Votes: 15

43. When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006– )
Episode: Part One (2006)

TV-MA | 67 min | Documentary

7.9
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Act 1 of 4. Spike Lee's four-part HBO documentary event that recounts the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina on the city of New Orleans in 2005.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Darleen Asevedo, Jay Asevedo, Shelton Shakespear Alexander, Lee Arnold

Votes: 36

44. Boyz n the Hood (1991)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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73 Metascore

Follows the lives of three young males living in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los Angeles, dissecting questions of race, relationships, violence and future prospects.

Writer: John Singleton | Director: John Singleton | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne, Hudhail Al-Amir, Lloyd Avery II

Votes: 92,666

45. Clerks (1994)

R | 92 min | Comedy

7.8
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70 Metascore

A day in the lives of two convenience clerks named Dante and Randal as they annoy customers, discuss movies, and play hockey on the store roof.

Writer: Kevin Smith | Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Marilyn Ghigliotti, Lisa Spoonauer

Votes: 179,763

46. 4 Little Girls (1997)

102 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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89 Metascore

A documentary of the notorious racial terrorist bombing of an African American church during the Civil Rights Movement.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Maxine McNair, Walter Cronkite, Chris McNair, Fred Lee Shuttlesworth

Votes: 2,070

47. Film 2016 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Danny Leigh, Claudia Winkleman, Jonathan Ross, Barry Norman

Votes: 363

48. When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006– )
Episode: Part Two (2006)

TV-MA | 65 min | Documentary

7.8
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Act 2 of 4. Spike Lee's four-part HBO documentary event that recounts the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans in 2005.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Darleen Asevedo, Jay Asevedo, Shelton Shakespear Alexander, Lee Arnold

Votes: 35

49. 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.

Writers: Alex Haley, Malcolm X, Arnold Perl, Spike Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee

Votes: 62,996

50. 25th Hour (2002)

R | 135 min | Drama

7.7
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67 Metascore

Cornered by the DEA, convicted New York drug dealer Montgomery Brogan reevaluates his life in the 24 remaining hours before facing a seven-year jail term.

Writer: David Benioff | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Edward Norton, Barry Pepper, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rosario Dawson

Votes: 148,346