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1. StarCraft (1998 Video Game)

T | Action, Sci-Fi

9.2
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In 2499 in the Koprulu sector, a ferocious collective race known as the Zerg arrives to massacre the exiled human colonies while a highly advanced race, the Protoss, intervenes to exterminate the Zerg.

Directors: Chris Metzen, Matt Samia, Mark Schwarz, Glenn Stafford, Duane Stinnett | Stars: Glynnis Talken, Michael Gough, Paul Eiding, Lani Minella

Votes: 3,918

2. The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.7
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America's top fake news show.

Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

Votes: 34,004

3. Back Beyond (2013 Video)

20 min | Short

8.6
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A montage of unused scenes, shots and takes from Paul Thomas Anderson's 'The Master'.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Amy Adams, Laura Dern, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rami Malek

Votes: 280

4. Radiohead: Daydreaming (2016 Video)

6 min | Short, Music

8.4
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In this music video for Radiohead's new single, singer Thom Yorke traverses a shifting landscape of hall-ways, houses, department stores and mountains in search of an unknown destination. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Star: Thom Yorke

Votes: 328

5. 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: 14,183

6. At the Movies (2004– )

30 min | Talk-Show

8.3
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Following the 18-year success of their reviews on The Movie Show (1986), renowned Australian critics and film supporters David Stratton and Margaret Pomeranz take to a new show, where each ... See full summary »

Stars: David Stratton, Margaret Pomeranz, Judith Lucy, Jason di Rosso

Votes: 152

7. 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.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 33,059

8. Thefts (2006)

12 min | Short, Action, Comedy

8.2
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A woman, a cop, and a stolen purse... The story of young pick pocket who gets a caught up in a heist bigger than he can imagine while on the run from the police.

Director: Brandon Webster | Stars: Zena Bernard, Jim Henderson, Zachary Davis Lindsey, Billy Olson

Votes: 60

9. There Will Be Blood (2007)

R | 158 min | Drama

8.1
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92 Metascore

A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Ciarán Hinds, Martin Stringer

Votes: 377,992 | Gross: $40.22M

10. Magnolia (1999)

R | 188 min | Drama

8.0
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77 Metascore

An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jason Robards, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Votes: 242,551 | Gross: $22.45M

11. 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: 600

12. Paul F. Tompkins: Laboring Under Delusions (2012 TV Movie)

74 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.0
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In this extended and uncensored stand-up special, Paul F. Tompkins takes us on a hilarious tour of his varied career. Relive his glory days as an employee at a Beta-only video store, a hot ... See full summary »

Director: Marcus Raboy | Star: Paul F. Tompkins

Votes: 97

13. Boogie Nights (1997)

R | 155 min | Drama

7.9
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85 Metascore

The story of a young man's adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, Luis Guzmán

Votes: 190,645 | Gross: $26.38M

14. Fiona Apple: Hot Knife (2013 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

7.8
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Paul Thomas Anderson-directed music video for Fiona Apple's song from her widely acclaimed album 'The Idler Wheel...', featuring alternated color/black-and-white and multiple split screens.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Star: Fiona Apple

Votes: 85

15. Turning Point (2008)

Short, Drama

7.8
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A depressed young man begins to doubt the existence of God or a Higher Being. This turns into a heated debate with his best friend. There is a Turning Point when, in an instant, his world is changed irrevocably.

Director: Joshua Bevier | Stars: Eli Bildner, Gregory J. Moorman

Votes: 19

16. The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996– )
Episode: Paul Thomas Anderson (2012)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

7.8
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Writer and director Paul Thomas Anderson stops by to talk about his movie "The Master."

Director: Chuck O'Neil | Stars: Jon Stewart, Paul Thomas Anderson, Matty Blake, Mitch Cahn

Votes: 17

17. Minority Report (2002)

PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.7
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80 Metascore

In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Max von Sydow

Votes: 403,708 | Gross: $132.01M

18. Mattress Man Commercial (2003 Video)

1 min | Short, Comedy

7.6
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Paul Thomas Anderson spoofs the famous 1980s Mattress Man commercial outtake using Dean Trumbell, the character played by Philip Seymour Hoffman in Anderson's 'Punch-Drunk Love', and he ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, David H. Stevens, Jimmy Stevens, Nathan Stevens

Votes: 1,142

19. Fiona Apple: Across the Universe (1998 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

7.6
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Music video of Fiona Apple's cover of The Beatle's hit song, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson in the diner used in 'Pleasantville'.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Fiona Apple, John C. Reilly

Votes: 68

20. Possession(s) (2009)

90 min | Drama

7.6
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When Frank sees something, he must have it. So when he finally has the opportunity to own a painting by Peter Booth, he is willing to do anything to get it. But, he is not the only one consumed by the desire to possess.

Director: Jim Lounsbury | Stars: Trilby Beresford, Max Cullen, Laurence Fuller, Arianne Hough

Votes: 7

21. That Moment: Magnolia Diary (2000 Video)

73 min | Documentary, Drama

7.6
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A very in-depth documentary that follows the very over-worked director Paul Thomas Anderson through a gruelling 80+ days of shooting for the film Magnolia (1999). Very funny behind the ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Rance | Stars: Paul Thomas Anderson, Fiona Apple, William Arnold, Bobby Brewer

Votes: 304

22. Rituals and Resolutions (1999)

29 min | Short, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Arno, Will and Mirabelle all have their own problems and seek advice from their friends in a bar at Christmas time. They don't know each other, but their lives have more in common than one might think.

Director: Michael Stein | Stars: Bruce Altman, Bodhi Elfman, Brian McCardie, April Grace

Votes: 26

23. KnockDown DragOut (2009 Video)

14 min | Short, Drama, Western

7.6
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A former outlaw, turned family man, has a decision to make. He must choose between his outlaw past with his brother and the future of his family. Ethan and Abby want the best for young ... See full summary »

Director: Clint Wayne Hudson | Stars: Matthew Green, Eli Klimek, Mallie McCown, Ethan McDowell

Votes: 15

24. Junun (2015)

54 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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78 Metascore

Musician Jonny Greenwood travels to Rajasthan, where he performs with a multitude of Indian musicians.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Ehtisham Khan Ajmeri, Gufran Ali, Shazib Ali, Sabir Bamami

Votes: 824

25. Capote (2005)

R | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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88 Metascore

In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.

Director: Bennett Miller | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Clifton Collins Jr., Catherine Keener, Allie Mickelson

Votes: 101,437 | Gross: $28.75M

26. Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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78 Metascore

A psychologically troubled novelty supplier is nudged towards a romance with an English woman, all the while being extorted by a phone-sex line run by a crooked mattress salesman, and purchasing stunning amounts of pudding.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Adam Sandler, Emily Watson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jason Andrews

Votes: 110,966 | Gross: $17.79M

27. Hard Eight (1996)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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78 Metascore

Professional gambler Sydney teaches John the tricks of the trade. John does well until he falls for cocktail waitress Clementine.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow, Samuel L. Jackson

Votes: 28,865 | Gross: $0.14M

28. Cigarettes & Coffee (1993)

24 min | Drama, Short

7.3
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Five people's lives that are curiously intertwined happen to all be at a diner at the same time. An old man (Hall) gives advice to a young man (Baltz) about his cheating wife and best ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Kirk Baltz, Philip Baker Hall, Scott Coffey, Kim Gillingham

Votes: 1,106

29. Last Flowers (2009)

22 min | Short, Drama

7.3
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Harvey Harris is an author and his latest novel has been universally rejected. He is feeling more distanced than ever from the world and everyone that surrounds him. A desperate move leads ... See full summary »

Director: C.J. Wallis | Stars: Joseph May, Sarah Slean, Rikki Gagne, Troy De Lottinville

Votes: 14

30. Joanna Newsom: Sapokanikan (2015 Video)

5 min | Short, Music

7.2
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Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Star: Joanna Newsom

Votes: 89

31. The Master (2012)

R | 144 min | Drama

7.1
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86 Metascore

A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Jesse Plemons

Votes: 106,591 | Gross: $16.38M

32. Radiohead: Present Tense (2016)

5 min | Short, Music

7.1
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Radiohead's new performance video for Present Tense which premiered at the Mercury Prize 2016.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Jonny Greenwood, Thom Yorke

Votes: 12

33. Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay (2012)

88 min | Documentary

7.1
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79 Metascore

Ricky Jay is a world-renowned magician, author, historian and actor (often a mischievous presence in the films of David Mamet and Paul Thomas Anderson) -- and a performer who regularly ... See full summary »

Director: Molly Bernstein | Stars: Ricky Jay, Winston Simone, Dick Cavett, David Mamet

Votes: 780 | Gross: $0.15M

34. Michael Penn: Try (1997 Video)

3 min | Short, Music

7.1
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Music video for Michael Penn's 'Try', shot by Paul Thomas Anderson and other cast and crew from 'Boogie Nights' in a single take in the longest hall-way in North America.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Michael Penn, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Thomas Jane, Melora Walters

Votes: 37

35. In Search of Ted Demme (2010)

Documentary

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Stars: Paul Thomas Anderson, Jason Barry, Jerry Bruckheimer, Steve Buscemi

Votes: 32

36. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Episode: Ben Affleck/Fiona Apple (2000)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music

7.1
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Directors: Beth McCarthy-Miller, Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Jimmy Fallon, Will Ferrell, Ana Gasteyer, Darrell Hammond

Votes: 44

37. Brothers in Blood (2009)

29 min | Short, Action, Crime

7.0
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How far can a brother go for honor and love to his family? Specially when his past hides secrets.

Director: Frederico Beja | Stars: Heather Tocquigny, Eloy Méndez, Rob F. Martinez, Robert A. Macias

Votes: 10

38. The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015)

R | 102 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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87 Metascore

A teen artist living in 1970s San Francisco enters into an affair with her mother's boyfriend.

Director: Marielle Heller | Stars: Bel Powley, Alexander Skarsgård, Kristen Wiig, Christopher Meloni

Votes: 17,874 | Gross: $1.48M

39. Joanna Newsom: Divers (2015 Video)

7 min | Short, Music

6.9
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The music video for the title track of Joanna Newsom's widely acclaimed fourth studio album, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and featuring the nebulous imagery of artist Kim Keever.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Star: Joanna Newsom

Votes: 76

40. Días de cine (1991– )

60 min | News

6.9
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Antonio Gasset hosts this show in which recently released movies and DVDs are thoughtfully discussed, in a documentary-like way.

Stars: Antonio Gasset, Elena S. Sánchez, Gerardo Sánchez, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo

Votes: 150

41. Wadd: The Life & Times of John C. Holmes (1999)

NC-17 | 105 min | Documentary, Adult, Biography

6.9
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64 Metascore

Friends, enemies, acquaintances, and family of porn star John Holmes recall their experiences with him, from his childhood to his eventual death from AIDS in 1988.

Director: Cass Paley | Stars: John Holmes, Linda Adrain, Bill Amerson, Denise Amerson

Votes: 553

42. A Prairie Home Companion (2006)

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

6.8
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75 Metascore

A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Lily Tomlin, Meryl Streep, Woody Harrelson, John C. Reilly

Votes: 19,727 | Gross: $20.34M

43. Aimee Mann: Save Me (1999 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

6.8
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Paul Thomas Anderson-directed music video of Aimee Mann's Academy Award-nominated song. Shot during production of Anderson's 'Magnolia' and featuring the film's ensemble cast.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Jeremy Blackman, Tom Cruise, Henry Gibson, April Grace

Votes: 74

44. Altman (2014)

96 min | Documentary

6.8
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A look at the life and work of American film-maker Robert Altman.

Director: Ron Mann | Stars: Michael Murphy, Robert Altman, Kathryn Reed, Sally Kellerman

Votes: 873

45. The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008 TV Special)

TV-14 | 197 min

6.8
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In the annual awards presentation, the nominated films include Atonement (2007), Juno (2007), Michael Clayton (2007), No Country for Old Men (2007), and There Will Be Blood (2007).

Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Joseph Takats | Stars: Jon Stewart, Jan Aaris, Amy Adams, Casey Affleck

Votes: 1,295

46. The Day the Music Died (2010)

25 min | Short, Biography, Drama

6.8
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Inspired by the trailblazing music and tragic end of Buddy Holly, a modern-day depiction seeks after the same success in a surreal Los Angeles.

Director: Bruno Miotto | Stars: Guy Kent, Paige Segal, Jon Morgan Woodward, Anastasia Leddick

Votes: 359

47. Fiona Apple: Paper Bag (2000 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

6.8
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Paul Thomas Anderson-directed music video for Fiona Apple's single. An homage to 1940s musical numbers, featuring twenty choreographed young boys.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Bobby Amamizu, Fiona Apple

Votes: 40

48. Inherent Vice (2014)

R | 148 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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81 Metascore

In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Katherine Waterston

Votes: 63,365 | Gross: $8.09M

49. Present Tense: Jonny, Thom & a CR78 (2016 Video)

Short, Music

6.7
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Music video by music band Radiohead. The song "Present tense" from 2016 album "A Moon Shaped Pool" with Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwod

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Jonny Greenwood, Thom Yorke

Votes: 6

50. The Artist as a Young Man: A Portrait of Cameron Fairchild (2008)

21 min | Short, Comedy

6.7
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A mockumentary following pretentious student filmmaker Cameron Fairchild and his motley crew of cohorts as they make his final student film.

Director: Alex Montilla | Stars: Steven Crowley, Renée Lalieu Frojo, Ethan Landry, Austin Lazek

Votes: 16