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1. Writer's Block (I) (1996)

30 min | Short, Comedy

9.1
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Two inept screenwriters, Ralph and Pilgrim, see their dream of a Hollywood blockbuster turn into a nightmare when their script and its characters take over the action.

Writers: Robert Bland, Ari Taub | Director: Ari Taub | Stars: Kirk David Duncan, Seth Foster, Dean Gregory, Ron Hirt

Votes: 9

2. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)

60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.5
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A youth anthology series focusing primarily on adaptations of children's literature.

Stars: Willie Tyler, Frank Welker, Hal Smith, Janet Waldo

Votes: 151

3. 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: 13,875

4. Spin City (1996–2002)
Episode: The Competition (1996)

23 min | Comedy

8.2
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City Council's Lisa challenges Mike to a turkey cook-off on Thanksgiving to see who can feed more homeless people: the Mayor's office or City Council. Meanwhile, James looks for a way to ... See full summary »

Creators: Gary David Goldberg, Bill Lawrence | Director: Lee Shallat Chemel | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Carla Gugino, Richard Kind, Alan Ruck

Votes: 63

5. The Fisher King (1991)

R | 137 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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61 Metascore

A former radio DJ, suicidally despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake.

Writer: Richard LaGravenese | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Robin Williams, Adam Bryant, Paul Lombardi

Votes: 62,422

6. Spin City (1996–2002)

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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In this sitcom, Charlie, who takes Mike Flaherty's place in later years, is the Deputy-Mayor of New York City, and his team of half-wits must constantly save the Mayor from embarrassment and the media.

Creators: Gary David Goldberg, Bill Lawrence | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Charlie Sheen, Heather Locklear, Richard Kind

Votes: 21,036

7. The Crucible (1996)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, History

6.8
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A Salem resident attempts to frame her ex-lover's wife for being a witch in the middle of the 1692 witchcraft trials.

Writer: Arthur Miller | Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder, Paul Scofield, Joan Allen

Votes: 28,354

8. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)
Episode: The Haunted Mansion Mystery (1983)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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When Angel Wilson and her family move into a spooky old house, their new neighbour Billy informs her the place is haunted by an old miser -- who is rumored to have disappeared with a ... See full summary »

Writers: Rod Baker, Virginia Masterman-Smith, Glen Olson | Director: Larry Elikann | Stars: Tristine Skyler, Christian Slater, Cheryl Giannini, Paul Hecht

Votes: 59

9. Blue in the Face (1995)

R | 83 min | Comedy

6.7
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54 Metascore

Wayne Wang's follow-up movie to Smoke presents a series of improvisational situations strung together to form a pastiche of Brooklyn's diverse ethnicity, offbeat humor, and essential ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Auster, Wayne Wang | Directors: Paul Auster, Wayne Wang, Harvey Wang | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Lou Reed, Michael J. Fox, Roseanne Barr

Votes: 7,545

10. I'm Not Rappaport (1996)

PG-13 | 135 min | Comedy

6.6
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Old Nat Moyer is a talker, a philosopher, and a troublemaker with a fanciful imagination. His companion is Midge Carter, who is half-blind, but still the super of an apartment house. When ... See full summary »

Writer: Herb Gardner | Director: Herb Gardner | Stars: Walter Matthau, Ossie Davis, Amy Irving, Craig T. Nelson

Votes: 1,290

11. Far and Away (1992)

PG-13 | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.5
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49 Metascore

A young man leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter after some trouble with her father, and they dream of owning land at the big give-away in Oklahoma ca. 1893. When they get to the new... See full summary »

Writers: Bob Dolman, Ron Howard | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Thomas Gibson, Robert Prosky

Votes: 47,184

12. The Exorcist III (1990)

R | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.3
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A police lieutenant uncovers more than he bargained for as his investigation of a series of murders, which have all the hallmarks of the deceased 'Gemini' serial killer, lead him to question the patients of a psychiatric ward.

Writer: William Peter Blatty | Director: William Peter Blatty | Stars: George C. Scott, Ed Flanders, Brad Dourif, Jason Miller

Votes: 17,562

13. Illuminata (1998)

R | 119 min | Drama

6.2
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60 Metascore

It's the start of the 20th century, and Tuccio, resident playwright of a theatre repertory company offers the owners of the company his new play, "Illuminata". They reject it, saying it's ... See full summary »

Writers: Brandon Cole, John Turturro | Director: John Turturro | Stars: Leo Bassi, Henri Behar, Maurizio Benazzo, Fernando Bolles

Votes: 1,396

14. Waterworld (1995)

PG-13 | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.1
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56 Metascore

In a future where the polar ice-caps have melted and Earth is almost entirely submerged, a mutated mariner fights starvation and outlaw "smokers," and reluctantly helps a woman and a young girl try to find dry land.

Writers: Peter Rader, David Twohy | Director: Kevin Reynolds | Stars: Kevin Costner, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Dennis Hopper, Tina Majorino

Votes: 142,253

15. Malatesta's Carnival of Blood (1973)

Not Rated | 74 min | Horror

6.0
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The Norris family get jobs working at a seedy old carnival as a cover for searching for their missing son who disappeared after visiting said carnival. Eccentric manager Mr. Blood turns out... See full summary »

Writer: Werner Liepolt | Director: Christopher Speeth | Stars: Janine Carazo, Jerome Dempsey, Daniel Dietrich, Lenny Baker

Votes: 190

16. Destination Anywhere (1997 Video)

45 min | Drama

6.0
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"Destination Anywhere" is a contemporary film noir set on the streets of a gritty, yet colorful Manhattan neighborhood. Jon Bon Jovi stars as JON, a man on the run from his home, his ... See full summary »

Writers: Stuart Cohn, Tom Gorai, Mark Pellington, Terry Wolverton | Director: Mark Pellington | Stars: Jon Bon Jovi, Demi Moore, Annabella Sciorra, Kevin Bacon

Votes: 371

17. Lady in the Corner (1989 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.0
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Loretta Young's final appearance features her character's efforts to stave off the hostile take over of her publishing empire. While fighting off a ruthless British business-mogul, Young's character must also deal with a mole.

Writer: Allan Leicht | Director: Peter Levin | Stars: Loretta Young, Brian Keith, Roscoe Lee Browne, Lindsay Frost

Votes: 46

18. Me and Veronica (1993)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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A woman must get the kids of her estranged dead beat irresponsible jailed sister back from sister's latest trailer park boyfriend and also try to cope with the fact that her sister may have serious self-destructive mental issues.

Writer: Leslie Lyles | Director: Don Scardino | Stars: Elizabeth McGovern, Patricia Wettig, Michael O'Keefe, John Heard

Votes: 87

19. It Runs in the Family (1994)

PG | 85 min | Comedy, Family

5.7
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It is now summer in the Parker family and the usual number of events is happening in their separate lives. Ralphie is searching for the perfect top to use to beat the school bully, the Old ... See full summary »

Writers: Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown, Bob Clark | Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Charles Grodin, Kieran Culkin, Mary Steenburgen, Christian Culkin

Votes: 1,171

20. Family Business (1989)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama

5.6
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Jessie is an aging career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and lineups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while currently on the straight and narrow, has had a ... See full summary »

Writer: Vincent Patrick | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Sean Connery, Dustin Hoffman, Matthew Broderick, Rosanna DeSoto

Votes: 9,377

21. Joe's Apartment (1996)

PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

5.4
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A nice guy has just moved to New York and discovers that he must share his run-down apartment with a couple thousand singing, dancing cockroaches.

Writer: John Payson | Director: John Payson | Stars: Jerry O'Connell, Megan Ward, Billy West, Reginald Hudlin

Votes: 10,441

22. Goodbye, New York (1985)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.1
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A young New York woman, devastated to find out that her husband has been cheating on her, decides to hop a plane to Paris to get away. However, she falls asleep on the plane, misses her ... See full summary »

Writer: Amos Kollek | Director: Amos Kollek | Stars: Julie Hagerty, Amos Kollek, Shmuel Shiloh, Aviva Ger

Votes: 95

23. Reckless (1995)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.0
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On Christmas Eve, a regretful husband admits to his high-spirited wife that he has hired a contract killer to take her out. She immediately flees. A nice couple offers her shelter, but everyone have dark secrets in this wacky movie.

Writer: Craig Lucas | Director: Norman René | Stars: Mia Farrow, Tony Goldwyn, Juana Barrios, Mike Heibeck

Votes: 371

24. My Perfect Journey (1997)

24 min | Short, Drama

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Writer: Michael D. Rath | Director: Andrew D. Cooke | Stars: Salem Ludwig, Helmar Augustus Cooper, Malachy Cleary, Ange Berneau

25. Flasher (1995)

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Director: Michael Costanza | Stars: William Preston, Woodrow Woodstock Wilson

26. An Early Twilight (1993)

22 min | Short, Drama

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PETER, a young man has a rare genetic accelerated aging disease. Physically he has the withered body of an eighty-year-old. But mentally - emotionally - he is still 28. With all the ... See full summary »

Writer: Eric Zala | Director: Eric Zala | Stars: Elizabeth Massie, William Preston, Chris Strompolos

27. No Exit (2009)

15 min | Short, Adventure, Comedy

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After getting kicked out of his girlfriend's bed for not wearing a condom, a young guy runs out on a freezing cold night to buy their favorites. However, on his way back he gets trapped in ... See full summary »

Writer: Gideon Shmorak | Director: Gideon Shmorak | Stars: Liza Colón-Zayas, Jim Curran, Lynette Dupre, Guillermo Díaz

28. Icy Waters (2009)

24 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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A nasty comical lunch shared by a cantankerous terrified old man and his put-upon nurse.

Writer: Craig Calman | Director: Craig Calman | Stars: Glynis Bell, William Preston

30. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)
Episode: Ancient Greece (1996)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Conan, Andy, and the rest of the crew time travel to ancient Greece.

Writers: Jonathan Groff, Chris Albers, Tommy Blacha, Greg Cohen, Janine Ditullio, Michael Gordon, Brian Kiley, Brian McCann, Conan O'Brien, Brian Reich, Andy Richter, Mike Sweeney | Director: Liz Plonka | Stars: Conan O'Brien, Martin Scorsese, Richard Belzer, Lisa Loeb

33. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)
Episode: Episode #3.28 (1995)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Marilyn Burns, David Cross, Joel Godard, Kevin Kilner

34. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)
Episode: Episode #4.15 (1996)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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After a fire destroys many TV studios in Rockefeller Center, Conan and his crew broadcast the show from the street.

Writers: Jonathan Groff, Chris Albers, Ellie Barancik, Tommy Blacha, Greg Cohen, Janine Ditullio, Michael Gordon, Brian Kiley, Brian McCann, Conan O'Brien, Brian Reich, Andy Richter, Mike Sweeney | Director: Liz Plonka | Stars: Conan O'Brien, Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Kattan, Juile Scardina

35. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)
Episode: Episode #4.16 (1996)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Peter Gallagher, Joel Godard, Eric Idle, Los Lobos

36. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)
Episode: Episode #4.6 (1996)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Writers: Michael Gordon, Conan O'Brien | Stars: Conan O'Brien, Ellen DeGeneres, Daisy Fuentes, Joel Godard