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1. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996– )

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

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America's top fake news show.

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

2. Burning Man: Metropolis (2012)

PG-13 | 77 min | Documentary

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The Visual Adventure into the Minds and Hearts of 50,000 Burners coming together and living in Harmony for one week in the Black Rock City desert. Captured by first-time filmmaker and ... See full summary »

Writer: Joseph Garcia Quinn | Director: Joseph Garcia Quinn | Stars: Joseph Garcia Quinn, Tosca Rivola, Justin McEwen, Dan Gordon-Levitt

3. Outer Space Astronauts (2009– )
Episode: Vast Emptiness (2009)

Comedy

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Bored from traveling through a desolate stretch of space, the crew shakes things up with a boozy party. However, things seem too shaken up when they wake up in compromising situations and with no recollection of the night before.

Writers: Russell Barrett, Anthony Bravo, Peter Burns, Laura Valdivia | Director: Russell Barrett | Stars: Adam Clinton, Russell Barrett, Laura Valdivia, Anthony Bravo

4. AFI's Master Class: The Art of Collaboration (2011– )

TV-PG | Documentary, Talk-Show

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Stars: Steven Spielberg, John Williams, David O. Russell, Mark Wahlberg

5. Outer Space Astronauts (2009– )
Episode: Of Cannibals and Cuddlepuffs (2009)

Comedy

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Ripley battles a case of mono; Sunny adopts a new pet; Brimley and Matheson try to rescue a damsel in distress.

Writers: Russell Barrett, Anthony Bravo, Peter Burns, Laura Valdivia | Director: Russell Barrett | Stars: Adam Clinton, Russell Barrett, Laura Valdivia, Anthony Bravo

6. Her (2013)

R | 126 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

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90 Metascore

A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with his newly purchased operating system that's designed to meet his every need.

Writer: Spike Jonze | Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson, Rooney Mara

8. Outer Space Astronauts (2009– )
Episode: Diplomatic Hat (2009)

TV-14 | Comedy

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Creator: Russell Barrett | Director: Russell Barrett | Stars: Adam Clinton, Russell Barrett, Laura Valdivia, Anthony Bravo

9. Outer Space Astronauts (2009– )
Episode: One Year Ago (2009)

Comedy

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The crew is plagued by equipment problems, oxygen depletion, radioactive teeth, and mutiny.

Writers: Russell Barrett, Anthony Bravo, Peter Burns, Laura Valdivia | Director: Russell Barrett | Stars: Adam Clinton, Russell Barrett, Laura Valdivia, Anthony Bravo

10. Outer Space Astronauts (2009– )
Episode: Undies (2009)

Comedy

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Intern Jimmy Peck becomes seriously ill while a filthy undergarment exhibits extraordinary powers.

Writers: Russell Barrett, Anthony Bravo, Peter Burns, Laura Valdivia | Director: Russell Barrett | Stars: Adam Clinton, Russell Barrett, Laura Valdivia, Anthony Bravo

11. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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81 Metascore

After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.

Writers: David O. Russell, Matthew Quick | Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver

12. The Fighter (I) (2010)

R | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

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79 Metascore

A look at the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s.

Writers: Scott Silver, Paul Tamasy, Eric Johnson, Keith Dorrington | Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo

13. Hairway to the Stars (1989)

12 min | Short

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Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Bette Davis, William Hickey, Salvatore Rodriguez

14. Gossip Girl (2007–2012)
Episode: The Wrong Goodbye (2011)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Romance

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Season four wraps up with an explosive finale, including the return of Georgina Sparks and Constance Billard mean girls Kati and Is, a cameo by "Gossip Girl" author Cecily von Ziegesar, a ... See full summary »

Writers: Cecily von Ziegesar, Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage, Joshua Safran | Director: Patrick R. Norris | Stars: Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley, Chace Crawford

15. Lost in Translation (2003)

R | 101 min | Drama

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89 Metascore

A faded movie star and a neglected young woman form an unlikely bond after crossing paths in Tokyo.

Writer: Sofia Coppola | Director: Sofia Coppola | Stars: Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi, Anna Faris

16. Being John Malkovich (1999)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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90 Metascore

A puppeteer discovers a portal that leads literally into the head of the movie star, John Malkovich.

Writer: Charlie Kaufman | Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener, John Malkovich

17. The 86th Academy Awards (2014 TV Special)

TV-14 | 214 min

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.

Writers: Kristin Gore, Amy Ozols, Jon Macks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alison Balian, Vance DeGeneres, Liz Feldman, Jason Gelles, Mike Gibbons, Alex Herschlag, Kevin Leman, Kevin Nealon, Paula Pell, Lauren Pomerantz, Allison Silverman, Adam Yenser | Director: Hamish Hamilton | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Anne Hathaway, Barkhad Abdi, Bradley Cooper

18. Adaptation. (2002)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

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83 Metascore

A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean for the screen.

Writers: Susan Orlean, Charlie Kaufman, Donald Kaufman | Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Tilda Swinton

19. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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

20. Divine Trash (1998)

97 min | Documentary

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The life and times of Baltimore film maker and midnight movie pioneer, John Waters. Intercut with a 1972 interview of Waters are clips from his first films and recent interviews with his ... See full summary »

Writer: Kevin Heffernan | Director: Steve Yeager | Stars: John Waters, Pat Waters, John Waters Sr., Steve Buscemi

21. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996– )
Episode: David O. Russell (2014)

TV-14 | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

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Watch with Prime starting 2/27. Jon welcomes David O. Russell, director and screenwriter of the Academy Award-nominated film "American Hustle" to the show.

Writers: Dan Amira, Steve Bodow, Travon Free, Hallie Haglund, J.R. Havlan, Elliott Kalan, Matt Koff, Dan McCoy, Jo Miller, Zhubin Parang, Daniel Radosh, Lauren Sarver, Jon Stewart | Director: Chuck O'Neil | Stars: Jon Stewart, Vasily Boiko-Veliky, Jason Jones, Alexei Navalny

22. The Oscars (2013 TV Special)

TV-14 | 215 min

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Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome your host, Seth MacFarlane. "Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Oscars... See full synopsis »

Writers: Leslie Dixon, Jon Macks, Matt Roberts, Jesse Joyce, Seth MacFarlane, Billy Martin, Patrick Meighan, Julius Sharpe, Danny Smith, Alec Sulkin, John Viener | Director: Don Mischer | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jennifer Lawrence, Daniel Radcliffe

23. American Hustle (2013)

R | 138 min | Crime, Drama

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90 Metascore

A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia.

Writers: Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell | Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence

24. Gossip Girl (2007–2012)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Romance

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Privileged teens living on the Upper Eastside of New York City.

Creators: Stephanie Savage, Josh Schwartz | Stars: Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley, Ed Westwick

25. 70th Golden Globe Awards (2013 TV Special)

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Live from the star-filled International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel... our hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler (who clearly did not coordinate their outfits). Tina: "Tonight we honor ... See full synopsis »

Writers: Barry Adelman, Jon Macks, Dave Boone, Alex Baze, Robert Carlock, Seth Meyers, Mike Scully | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Amy Adams, Adele

26. The Directors (1999– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

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Stars: Harrison Ford, Dave Mann, Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep

27. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy

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63 Metascore

Ron Burgundy is San Diego's top rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting of the 70's, but that's all about to change for Ron and his cronies when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor.

Writers: Will Ferrell, Adam McKay | Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd

28. 16th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards (2011 TV Movie)

130 min | Documentary

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The Critics' Choice Movie Awards are bestowed annually by the Broadcast Film Critics Association to honor the finest in cinematic achievement.

Writer: Jordan Allen-Dutton | Director: Ryan Polito | Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Emma Stone, Amy Adams, Andrew Garfield

29. Three Kings (1999)

R | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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82 Metascore

In the aftermath of the Persian Gulf War, 4 soldiers set out to steal gold that was stolen from Kuwait, but they discover people who desperately need their help.

Writers: John Ridley, David O. Russell | Director: David O. Russell | Stars: George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube, Spike Jonze

30. 71st Golden Globe Awards (2014 TV Special)

Reality-TV

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The Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 71 annual event honoring excellence in film and television.

Writers: Barry Adelman, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Jon Macks, Dave Boone, Alex Baze, Robert Carlock, Sam Means, Seth Meyers, Michael Shoemaker | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Jennifer Lawrence, Jacqueline Bisset

31. Cage Insider (2010– )

30 min | News, Sport, Talk-Show

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Weekly rundown covering all things in Northeast MMA.

Creator: Matthew C. Dumond | Stars: Matthew C. Dumond, David Mejia, John Howard, Shayna Frasco

32. In the House with Peter Bart & Peter Guber (2009– )

Talk-Show

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Stars: Peter Bart, Peter Guber, Jenna Briand, Diane Mizota

33. Thirteen (2003)

R | 100 min | Biography, Drama

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70 Metascore

A thirteen-year-old girl's relationship with her mother is put to the test as she discovers drugs, sex, and petty crime in the company of her cool but troubled best friend.

Writers: Catherine Hardwicke, Nikki Reed | Director: Catherine Hardwicke | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Holly Hunter, Nikki Reed, Vanessa Hudgens

34. 19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards (2014 TV Special)

120 min

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Director: Michael Dempsey | Stars: Aisha Tyler, James Marsden, Christina Applegate, Christian Bale

35. Where the Wild Things Are (2009)

PG | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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71 Metascore

An adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic children's story, where Max, a disobedient little boy sent to bed without his supper, creates his own world - a forest inhabited by ferocious wild creatures who crown Max as their ruler.

Writers: Spike Jonze, Dave Eggers, Maurice Sendak | Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Max Records, Catherine O'Hara, Forest Whitaker, Pepita Emmerichs

36. I Heart Huckabees (2004)

R | 107 min | Comedy

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55 Metascore

A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.

Writers: David O. Russell, Jeff Baena | Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Jude Law, Naomi Watts, Mark Wahlberg

37. Flirting with Disaster (1996)

R | 92 min | Comedy

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81 Metascore

A young man, his wife, and his incompetent case worker travel across country to find his birth parents.

Writer: David O. Russell | Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Ben Stiller, Patricia Arquette, Téa Leoni, Mary Tyler Moore

38. Wigstock: The Movie (1995)

R | 85 min | Documentary

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Documentary/Concert film covering the annual Drag festival in New York City. Highlights include a performance by drag diva, Ru Paul, and the infamous Lypsinca.

Director: Barry Shils | Stars: RuPaul, John Epperson, Deborah Harry, Alexis Arquette

39. Soldiers Pay (2004)

35 min | Documentary, Short, War

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Filmmakers Tricia Regan, David O. Russell and Juan Carlos Zaldivar interview dozens of people about the 2004 Iraq war, including soldiers, journalists, politicians, psycholgists, and even a... See full summary »

Directors: Tricia Regan, David O. Russell, Juan Carlos Zaldívar | Stars: David Dreier, Matt Novak

40. The EE British Academy Film Awards (2014 TV Special)

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Director: Nikki Parsons | Stars: Stephen Fry, Claudia Winkleman, Tinie Tempah, Laura Mvula

41. In Bad Taste (2000 TV Special)

100 min | Documentary

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A documentary on the career of film maker John Waters. Featuring interviews with actors and fellow film-makers. The life and death of actor, Divine is also discussed.

Writers: Kevin Heffernan, Steve Yeager | Director: Steve Yeager | Stars: John Waters, Susan Lowe, Jean Hill, Rachel Amodeo

42. Spanking the Monkey (1994)

Unrated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

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66 Metascore

Raymond Aibelli is a promising medical student ready to begin a prestigious summer internship. But Susan, his mother, is immobilized by a broken leg, and his father Tom, a travelling ... See full summary »

Writer: David O. Russell | Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Jeremy Davies, Alberta Watson, Elizabeth Newett, Benjamin Hendrickson

43. Wanderlust (2006 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, History

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A documentary on road movies and their effect on American culture.

Writers: Robert Pulcini, Shari Springer Berman | Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Stars: Allison Anders, Jeanine Basinger, Robert Benton, Karen Black

44. 18th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards (2013 TV Movie)

120 min

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Director: Michael Dempsey | Stars: Amy Adams, Ben Affleck, Judd Apatow, Stefan Arndt

45. Love, Lots of It (2011)

13 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

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A Woman arrives on a barren highway where a mysterious Man waits, as he always has. He has things to offer, and she has things to trade, but what to choose?

Writer: Rob Feld | Director: Rob Feld | Stars: Campbell Scott, Kathleen McElfresh, McCaleb Burnett

46. Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004 Video)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy

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This "alternate film" companion to Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) was compiled from dropped sub-plots and alternate takes. While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica ... See full summary »

Writers: Will Ferrell, Adam McKay | Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell

47. The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell (2010– )

Talk-Show

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Stars: Lawrence O'Donnell, Krystal Ball, Joy-Ann Reid, Ari Melber

48. The Slaughter Rule (2002)

R | 112 min | Drama, Sport

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65 Metascore

A young man finds solace with a young woman, his mother, and a high-school football coach who recruits him to quarterback a six-man team.

Writers: Alex Smith, Andrew J. Smith | Directors: Alex Smith, Andrew J. Smith | Stars: Ryan Gosling, David Morse, Clea DuVall, David Cale

49. Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007– )

Talk-Show | Active

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Creator: Kourosh Taj | Stars: Carrie Keagan, Shark Firestone, Emma Stone, Bradley Cooper

50. Tavis Smiley (2004– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Tavis Smiley, Cornel West, Newt Gingrich, Harry Belafonte