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1. Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast (2012– )

Talk-Show

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Stars: Richard Herring, Victoria Coren Mitchell, Tim Minchin, Jonathan Ross

Votes: 42

2. Louis Theroux (2015– )

60 min | Documentary

8.7
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A series of documentary films presented by Louis Theroux.

Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 43

3. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)

60 min | Documentary

8.5
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Louis Theroux documents some of the US's most bizarre happenings, events and rituals, by getting involved himself...

Stars: Louis Theroux, J.J. Michaels, Mike Oehler, David Paul

Votes: 1,613

4. 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: 14,040

5. Louis Theroux: By Reason of Insanity (2015– )
Episode: Part 2 (2015)

Documentary

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Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 6

6. Louis Theroux's LA Stories (2014– )
Episode: Edge of Life (2014)

59 min | Documentary

8.2
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Louis Theroux meets patients battling for their lives in LA's most famous hospital.

Director: Jamie Pickup | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 112

7. Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001–2010)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.1
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A mix of music, comedy and celebrity chat hosted by fast-witted comic Jonathan Ross.

Stars: Jonathan Ross, Stephen de Martin, Ian Parkin, David Wickenden

Votes: 1,973

8. Louis Theroux: By Reason of Insanity (2015– )
Episode: Part 1 (2015)

Documentary

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Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 7

9. What!? Logo Documentaries (2012– )
Episode: The Most Hated Family in America (2012)

90 min | Documentary

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Meet Fred Phelps, one of the most controversial figures of recent times. As leader of the Westboro Baptist Church, Mr. Phelps has helped launch hate websites targeting the LGBT community, ... See full summary »

Stars: Fred Phelps, Louis Theroux

Votes: 34

10. The Most Hated Family in America (2007 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

8.0
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Louis meets the Phelps family, who protest against an America that tolerates homosexuality

Director: Geoffrey O'Connor | Stars: Louis Theroux, Lauren Drain, Steve Drain, Fred Phelps

Votes: 2,443

11. Louis Theroux: Extreme Love - Dementia (2012 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary

7.9
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Louis travels to Phoenix, Arizona - the capital of dementia care.

Director: Dan Child | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 360

12. Louis Theroux's LA Stories (2014 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Documentary

7.9
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Louis Theroux explores three tales on different themes in the city Los Angeles.

Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 445

13. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Wrestling (1999)

48 min | Documentary

7.9
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Louis explores what it takes to be a professional wrestler, interviewing male wrestlers, a referee, and Randy Savage's wrestling valet Stephanie Bellars. Louis takes some practice training at the WCW Powerplant.

Director: Ed Robbins | Stars: Louis Theroux, Marcus Bagwell, Stephanie Bellars, Scott Bigelow

Votes: 133

14. Louis and the Nazis (2003 TV Movie)

70 min | Documentary

7.8
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Louis Theroux travels to California to meet the man dubbed "the most dangerous racist in America"; Tom Metzger, his family and his publicity manager. Louis also meets 'Prussian Blue' an American white-nationalist preteen musical sibling duo.

Director: Stuart Cabb | Stars: Louis Theroux, April Gaede, Lamb Gaede, Lynx Gaede

Votes: 1,206

15. Louis Theroux: Behind Bars (2008 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.8
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For two weeks, Theroux visits the San Quentin State Prison.

Director: Stuart Cabb | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 1,070

16. What!? Logo Documentaries (2012– )

60 min | Documentary

7.8
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Set to engage and possibly enrage viewers, the 'What!? Logo Documentaries' explore unusual worlds, people, and experiences outside the everyday and sometimes outside our comfort zone. It's ... See full summary »

Star: Jane Horrocks

Votes: 12

17. Louis Theroux: Law & Disorder (2008– )

120 min | Documentary

7.8
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Takes place in the mean streets of Lagos

Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 487

18. Louis Theroux's LA Stories (2014– )
Episode: Among the Sex Offenders (2014)

58 min | Documentary

7.8
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Louis Theroux talks in depth with paroled sex offenders living on the fringes of LA.

Director: Rob Farquhar | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 121

19. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Black Nationalism (1999)

49 min | Documentary

7.8
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Louis Theroux travels to New York to meet proponents of black nationalism.

Director: Kate Townsend | Stars: Louis Theroux, Khalid Muhammad, Al Sharpton

Votes: 137

20. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Looking for Love (2000)

50 min | Documentary

7.8
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Louis visits Bangkok to meet the people behind the dating agencies that introduce Thai women to Western men.

Director: Catey Sexton | Stars: Louis Theroux, Ronnie Conrad, Lawrence Lynch, Khum Mam

Votes: 122

21. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Survivalists (1998)

50 min | Documentary

7.8
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Louis visits rural Idaho to meet a variety of anti-government groups and individuals who live there.

Director: Ed Robbins | Stars: Louis Theroux, Richard Butler, Bo Gritz, Jerry Gruidl

Votes: 150

22. Louis Theroux: By Reason of Insanity (2015– )

60 min | Documentary

7.7
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Louis investigates Ohio's state psychiatric hospitals, meeting patients who have committed crimes but have been found not guilty by reason of insanity.

Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 399

23. Louis Theroux: Extreme Love - Autism (2012 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

7.7
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Louis travels to DLC Warren in New Jersey, an innovative autism school.

Director: Jamie Pickup | Stars: Louis Theroux, Nicky Ingrassia

Votes: 633

24. The Weird World of Louis Theroux (2007 TV Movie)

68 min | Documentary

7.7
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Louis Theroux narrates a compilation of clips from his documentaries.

Directors: Helen Sage, Stuart Cabb, Daniel Elias, Guy Gilbert, Alicia Kerr, Geoffrey O'Connor, Ed Robbins, Catey Sexton, Kate Townsend, Will Yapp | Stars: Louis Theroux, Robert Black, DeWayne Bruce, Jessica Callan

Votes: 123

25. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Boer Separatists (2000)

49 min | Documentary

7.7
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Louis Theroux visits whites in South Africa who are refusing to accept Apartheid's end.

Director: Kate Townsend | Stars: Louis Theroux, Dewald Aukema, Eugene Terre'Blanche

Votes: 90

26. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Porn (1998)

50 min | Documentary

7.7
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Louis visits the home of the American porn industry, the San Fernando Valley. His hopes of getting a part in a porn film begin with some nude shots in Jim South's modeling agency. A walk on... See full summary »

Director: Geoffrey O'Connor | Stars: Louis Theroux, Kaitlyn Ashley, Johnnie Black, Robert Black

Votes: 205

27. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Self-Fulfillment (2000)

48 min | Documentary

7.7
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A satirical investigation into a Las Vegas based movement to inspire self-improvement through hypnosis.

Director: Geoffrey O'Connor | Stars: Louis Theroux, Ross Jeffries, Marshall Sylver

Votes: 91

28. Louis Theroux: Drinking to Oblivion (2016 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary

7.6
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Louis Theroux traces the fortunes of different people living in South London suffering from alcoholism. They include a 32-year-old man, a 45-year-old woman with an alcoholic boyfriend, an ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Barrow | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 224

29. America's Most Hated Family in Crisis (2011)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

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Louis returns to the Phelps family to find that several members have left the cult, and that they are being sued.

Director: Emma Cooper | Stars: Louis Theroux, Steve Drain, Betty Phelps, Fred Phelps

Votes: 1,202

30. Louis Theroux: Law and Disorder in Philadelphia (2008)

60 min | Documentary

7.6
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Louis Theroux visits a run down area of Philadelphia as part of his Law and Disorder Series.

Votes: 408

31. Louis Theroux: Law and Disorder in Johannesburg (2008)

60 min | Documentary

7.6
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One of the installments in the Louis Theroux Law and Disorder Series

Votes: 373

32. Louis Theroux: Miami Megajail (2011 TV Mini-Series)

120 min | Documentary

7.6
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Louis spends time in one of Miami County Jail's most notorious sections

Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 498

33. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Rap (2000)

50 min | Documentary

7.6
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Louis visits America's South to see if he can make it as a gangster rapper.

Director: Kate Townsend | Stars: Louis Theroux, Master P, Dick McGee, D. Sparky

Votes: 119

34. Louis and the Brothel (2003 TV Movie)

80 min | Documentary

7.5
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Louis stays with the residents of a soon to open brothel in Nevada for a few weeks.

Director: Geoffrey O'Connor | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 821

35. When Louis Met... Jimmy (2000 TV Special)

49 min | Documentary

7.5
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Louis spends a week with Jimmy Savile and attempts to get behind the public persona.

Director: Will Yapp | Stars: Louis Theroux, Jimmy Savile, Michael Buerk, Elizabeth Dawn

Votes: 317

36. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Body-Building (2000)

50 min | Documentary

7.5
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The Body-building episode was centered on USA body-building, but a lot of which was related to female fetish stuff, and specialty wrestling video producers.

Director: Alicia Kerr | Stars: Louis Theroux, Frank Cassavetes, Guy A. Grundy, David Paul

Votes: 120

37. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: India: Enlightenment (2000)

50 min | Documentary

7.5
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Louis goes to India to meet the hundreds of Westerners left their homes and lives to embrace spiritual enlightenment. In the course of time, he gets involved into spiritual exercises, meets... See full summary »

Director: Peter Jamieson | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 88

38. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Swingers (1999)

48 min | Documentary

7.5
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Louis Theroux visits Southern California, home to a group of people known as swingers.

Director: Geoffrey O'Connor | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 138

39. The 50 Greatest Documentaries (2005 TV Movie)

150 min | Documentary

7.4
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A countdown of the top 50 documentaries, based on a vote by documentary filmmakers.

Directors: Garry John Hughes, Elaine Shepherd | Stars: Zoë Wanamaker, David Aaronovitch, Barry Ackroyd, Randall Adams

Votes: 78

40. Louis Theroux: A Place for Paedophiles (2009 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

7.4
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Louis visits Coalinga Mental Hospital in California, home to over 500 convicted paedophiles, and spends some time with those undergoing treatment.

Director: Emma Cooper | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 960

41. Louis Theroux: The Ultra Zionists (2011 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.4
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Louis Theroux visits a small group of ultra-nationalist Jewish settlers.

Stars: Louis Theroux, Yair Lieberman, Daniel Luria

Votes: 531

42. Louis Theroux: America's Medicated Kids (2010 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

7.4
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Louis meets parents who have turned to medication to keep their children under control.

Director: Danny Horan | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 695

43. Louis Theroux: Under the Knife (2007 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.4
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Louis Theroux gets under the skin of the plastic surgery patients of Beverly Hills.

Stars: Stuart Linder, Louis Theroux

Votes: 741

44. Louis Theroux: Gambling in Las Vegas (2007 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary

7.4
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Louis Theroux goes to the heart of gambling culture in Las Vegas.

Director: Stuart Cabb | Stars: Louis Theroux, Richard Wilk

Votes: 595

45. Louis Theroux: The City Addicted to Crystal Meth (2009 TV Movie)

Documentary

7.4
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British documentarian Louis Theroux examines the toll meth has taken on several addicts in Fresno, California.

Director: Geoffrey O'Connor | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 466

46. Louis Theroux's LA Stories (2014– )
Episode: City of Dogs (2014)

59 min | Documentary

7.4
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Louis Theroux delves into the issues surrounding Los Angeles' stray dog population.

Director: Rob Farquhar | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 87

47. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Demolition Derby (1999)

Documentary

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Louis meets with veteran demolition drivers, discusses their motivations, successes and failures, and is convinced by a duo of drivers (one retired, one up-and-comer) to participate in a derby himself - with unexpected results.

Director: Jennifer Crone | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 85

48. Louis Theroux: Twilight of the Porn Stars (2012 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.3
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In 1997, Louis made a documentary on the booming Californian porn industry. In 2012, he returns to find an industry that has been decimated by illegal Internet tube sites.

Director: Jason Massot | Stars: Louis Theroux, Francine Amidor, Brandy Aniston, Brad Armstrong

Votes: 729

49. Louis Theroux: Law and Disorder in Lagos (2010 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.3
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Louis Theroux is in Lagos, following the local gangs and a paramilitary task force.

Director: Jason Massot | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 291

50. When Louis Met... The Hamiltons (2001 TV Special)

78 min | Documentary

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Director: Will Yapp | Stars: Louis Theroux, Neil Hamilton, Christine Hamilton, Gyles Brandreth

Votes: 260