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1. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

R | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.1
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88 Metascore

The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.

Writers: Stefan Zweig, Wes Anderson, Hugo Guinness | Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric, Adrien Brody

2. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music | Active

8.2
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The classic late night live sketch comedy show.

Creator: Lorne Michaels | Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Seth Meyers

3. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy | Active

8.9
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Creators: James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Sam Simon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith

4. Arrested Development (2003– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

9.1
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Level-headed son Michael Bluth takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned. But the rest of his spoiled, dysfunctional family are making his job unbearable.

Creator: Mitchell Hurwitz | Stars: Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett

5. Zombeavers (2014)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Horror

4.6
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A fun weekend turns into madness and horror for a bunch of groupies looking for fun in a beaver infested swamp.

Writers: Al Kaplan, Jordan Rubin, Jon Kaplan | Director: Jordan Rubin | Stars: Rachel Melvin, Cortney Palm, Lexi Atkins, Hutch Dano

6. Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

PG-13 | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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84 Metascore

A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them.

Writers: Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola | Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis, Bill Murray

7. Zoolander (2001)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy

6.6
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61 Metascore

At the end of his career, a clueless fashion model is brainwashed to kill the Prime Minister of Malaysia.

Writers: Drake Sather, Ben Stiller, John Hamburg | Director: Ben Stiller | Stars: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Christine Taylor, Will Ferrell

8. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

R | 119 min | Comedy

6.4
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61 Metascore

With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.

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

9. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, War

8.5
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96 Metascore

An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop.

Writers: Stanley Kubrick, Terry Southern, Peter George | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn

10. The World's End (2013)

R | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.0
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81 Metascore

Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival.

Writers: Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright | Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, Rosamund Pike

11. Sharknado (2013 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 86 min | Horror

3.3
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When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, nature's deadliest killer rules sea, land, and air as thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace.

Writer: Thunder Levin | Director: Anthony C. Ferrante | Stars: Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, John Heard, Cassie Scerbo

12. Sharknado 2: The Second One (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.3
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A freak weather system turns its deadly fury on New York City, unleashing a Sharknado on the population and its most cherished, iconic sites - and only Fin and April can save the Big Apple.

Writer: Thunder Levin | Director: Anthony C. Ferrante | Stars: Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, Vivica A. Fox, Mark McGrath

13. Hot Fuzz (2007)

R | 121 min | Comedy

7.9
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81 Metascore

Exceptional London cop Nicholas Angel is involuntarily transferred to a quaint English village and paired with a witless new partner. While on the beat, Nicholas suspects a sinister conspiracy is afoot with the residents.

Writers: Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg | Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy

14. Machete Kills (2013)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.7
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41 Metascore

The U.S. government recruits Machete to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space.

Writers: Kyle Ward, Robert Rodriguez, Marcel Rodriguez | Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Danny Trejo, Alexa PenaVega, Mel Gibson, Jessica Alba

15. Idiocracy (2006)

R | 84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.5
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64 Metascore

Private Joe Bauers, the definition of "average American", is selected by the Pentagon to be the guinea pig for a top-secret hibernation program. Forgotten, he awakes five centuries in the future. He discovers a society so incredibly dumbed down that he's easily the most intelligent person alive.

Writers: Mike Judge, Etan Cohen | Director: Mike Judge | Stars: Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard, Terry Crews

16. Kung Fu Panda (2008)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.6
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73 Metascore

In the Valley of Peace, Po the Panda finds himself chosen as the Dragon Warrior despite the fact that he is obese and a complete novice at martial arts.

Writers: Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger, Ethan Reiff, Cyrus Voris | Directors: Mark Osborne, John Stevenson | Stars: Jack Black, Ian McShane, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman

17. Being John Malkovich (1999)

R | 112 min | Comedy

7.8
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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

18. Bad Boys II (2003)

R | 147 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.5
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38 Metascore

Two loose-cannon narcotics cops investigate the flow of Ecstacy into Florida.

Writers: George Gallo, Marianne Wibberley, Cormac Wibberley, Ron Shelton, Jerry Stahl | Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Gabrielle Union, Jordi Mollà

19. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

8.4
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90 Metascore

King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles.

Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Michael Palin | Directors: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

20. Brazil (1985)

R | 132 min | Sci-Fi

8.0
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88 Metascore

A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state.

Writers: Terry Gilliam, Tom Stoppard, Charles McKeown | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond

21. Johnny English Reborn (2011)

PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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46 Metascore

Johnny English goes up against international assassins hunting down the Chinese premier.

Writers: Hamish McColl, William Davies, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade | Director: Oliver Parker | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Rosamund Pike, Dominic West, Roger Barclay

22. 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.

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

23. Super (I) (2010)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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50 Metascore

After his wife falls under the influence of a drug dealer, an everyday guy transforms himself into Crimson Bolt, a superhero with the best intentions, but lacking in heroic skills.

Writer: James Gunn | Director: James Gunn | Stars: Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page, Liv Tyler, Kevin Bacon

24. Casper (1995)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.0
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A paranormal expert and his daughter bunk in an abandoned house populated by 3 mischievous ghosts and one friendly one.

Writers: Joseph Oriolo, Sherri Stoner, Deanna Oliver | Director: Brad Silberling | Stars: Bill Pullman, Christina Ricci, Cathy Moriarty, Eric Idle

25. Kung Fu Hustle (2004)

R | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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78 Metascore

In Shanghai, China in the 1940s, a wannabe gangster aspires to join the notorious "Axe Gang" while residents of a housing complex exhibit extraordinary powers in defending their turf.

Writers: Man Keung Chan, Stephen Chow, Xin Huo, Kan-Cheung Tsang | Director: Stephen Chow | Stars: Stephen Chow, Wah Yuen, Qiu Yuen, Shengyi Huang

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

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

8.9
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America's top fake news show.

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

27. In Living Color (1990–1994)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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An afro-american focused comedy sketch show.

Creator: Keenen Ivory Wayans | Stars: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Jim Carrey, Kelly Coffield Park, David Alan Grier

28. Regular Show (2009– )

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.5
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The daily surreal adventures of a blue jay and raccoon duo that attempt to deal with their mundane jobs as groundskeepers at the local park.

Creator: J.G. Quintel | Stars: J.G. Quintel, William Salyers, Sam Marin, Mark Hamill

29. Robot Chicken (2005– )

TV-MA | 11 min | Animation, Comedy | Active

7.8
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From creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, 'Robot Chicken' is stop-motion animation with a demented twist.

Creators: Seth Green, Matthew Senreich, Mike Fasolo | Stars: Seth Green, Breckin Meyer, Matthew Senreich, Tom Root

30. The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

7.6
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76 Metascore

Incompetent cop Frank Drebin has to foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.

Writers: Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Pat Proft | Director: David Zucker | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, O.J. Simpson, Ricardo Montalban

31. The Holy Mountain (1973)

R | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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In a corrupt, greed-fueled world, a powerful alchemist leads a Christ-like character and seven materialistic figures to the Holy Mountain, where they hope to achieve enlightenment.

Writer: Alejandro Jodorowsky | Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky | Stars: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Horacio Salinas, Zamira Saunders, Juan Ferrara

32. Life of Brian (1979)

R | 94 min | Comedy

8.2
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75 Metascore

Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.

Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin | Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam

33. Mallrats (1995)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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41 Metascore

Both dumped by their girlfriends, two best friends seek refuge in the local mall.

Writer: Kevin Smith | Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Shannen Doherty, Jeremy London, Jason Lee, Claire Forlani

34. The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)

R | 94 min | Comedy, War

6.3
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54 Metascore

A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army's New Earth Army, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions.

Writers: Peter Straughan, Jon Ronson | Director: Grant Heslov | Stars: Ewan McGregor, George Clooney, Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges

35. Crank: High Voltage (2009)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.2
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41 Metascore

Chelios faces a Chinese mobster who has stolen his nearly indestructible heart and replaced it with a battery-powered ticker that requires regular jolts of electricity to keep working.

Writers: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor | Directors: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor | Stars: Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Clifton Collins Jr., Dwight Yoakam

36. Orgazmo (1997)

NC-17 | 94 min | Comedy

6.2
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48 Metascore

Naive young Mormon Joe Young is recruited to act in porn movies.

Writer: Trey Parker | Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Dian Bachar, Robyn Lynne Raab, Michael Dean Jacobs

37. Wild at Heart (1990)

NC-17 | 125 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

7.3
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52 Metascore

Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.

Writers: Barry Gifford, David Lynch | Director: David Lynch | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe, J.E. Freeman

38. Synecdoche, New York (2008)

R | 124 min | Drama

7.4
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67 Metascore

A theatre director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he creates a life-size replica of New York City inside a warehouse as part of his new play.

Writer: Charlie Kaufman | Director: Charlie Kaufman | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams, Catherine Keener

39. Rubber (2010)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Horror

5.8
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59 Metascore

A homicidal car tire, discovering it has destructive psionic power, sets its sights on a desert town once a mysterious woman becomes its obsession.

Writer: Quentin Dupieux | Director: Quentin Dupieux | Stars: Stephen Spinella, Roxane Mesquida, Wings Hauser, Jack Plotnick

40. Tosh.0 (2009– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Daniel Tosh provides humorous commentary on content from the Internet.

Creators: Daniel Tosh, Mike Gibbons | Stars: Daniel Tosh, Nick Malis, Sam Jarvis, E.J. Golden

41. Choke (2008)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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47 Metascore

A sex-addicted con-man pays for his mother's hospital bills by playing on the sympathies of those who rescue him from choking to death.

Writers: Clark Gregg, Chuck Palahniuk | Director: Clark Gregg | Stars: Sam Rockwell, Anjelica Huston, Kelly Macdonald, Kathryn Alexander

42. The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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73 Metascore

A laconic, chain-smoking barber blackmails his wife's boss and lover for money to invest in dry cleaning, but his plan goes terribly wrong.

Writers: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Frances McDormand, Michael Badalucco, James Gandolfini

43. Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995–1998)

27 min | Comedy

8.6
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This is a sketch-comedy show. The twist here is that all of the sketches (Even the monologue) are connected in some strange way.

Creators: David Cross, Bob Odenkirk | Stars: Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, John Ennis, Jay Johnston

44. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)

PG | 126 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

7.2
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69 Metascore

An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.

Writers: Charles McKeown, Terry Gilliam | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: John Neville, Eric Idle, Sarah Polley, Oliver Reed

45. Street Fighter (1994)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.7
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Col. Guile and various other martial arts heroes fight against the tyranny of Dictator M. Bison and his cohorts.

Writer: Steven E. de Souza | Director: Steven E. de Souza | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Raul Julia, Ming-Na Wen, Damian Chapa

46. Bitch Slap (2009)

R | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.5
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19 Metascore

Three bad girls travel to a remote desert hideaway to steal $200 million in diamonds from a ruthless underworld kingpin.

Writers: Rick Jacobson, Eric Gruendemann | Director: Rick Jacobson | Stars: Julia Voth, Erin Cummings, America Olivo, Michael Hurst

47. Barton Fink (1991)

R | 116 min | Drama, Mystery

7.7
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69 Metascore

A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.

Writers: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: John Turturro, John Goodman, Judy Davis, Michael Lerner

48. Miss March (2009)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

5.0
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7 Metascore

A young man awakens from a four-year coma to hear that his once virginal high-school sweetheart has since become a centerfold in one of the world's most famous men's magazines. He and his ... See full summary »

Writers: Zach Cregger, Trevor Moore, Dennis Haggerty, Ryan Homchick, Thomas Mimms | Directors: Zach Cregger, Trevor Moore | Stars: Zach Cregger, Trevor Moore, Raquel Alessi, Molly Stanton

49. I Heart Huckabees (2004)

R | 107 min | Comedy

6.8
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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

50. Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Crime

6.4
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Frank Drebin comes out of retirement to help Police Squad infiltrate a gang of terrorists planning to detonate a bomb at the Academy Awards.

Writers: Pat Proft, David Zucker, Robert LoCash, Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker | Director: Peter Segal | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, O.J. Simpson