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1. Sullivan's Travels (1941)

Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.1
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A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about life, which gives him a rude awakening.

Writer: Preston Sturges | Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest

Votes: 17,929

2. Man of a Thousand Faces (1957)

122 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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The life and career of vaudevillian and silent screen horror star Lon Chaney, his contentious relationship with his neurotic wife, and his premature death.

Writers: Ralph Wheelwright, R. Wright Campbell, Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts | Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: James Cagney, Dorothy Malone, Jane Greer, Marjorie Rambeau

Votes: 1,791

3. Surviving Gilligan's Island: The Incredibly True Story of the Longest Three Hour Tour in History (2001 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A fun behind-the-scenes look into the 60's television series, "Gilligan's Island."

Writer: Duane Poole | Director: Paul A. Kaufman | Stars: Dawn Wells, Russell Johnson, Bob Denver, Kristen Dalton

Votes: 403

4. Actors (2000)

103 min | Comedy

5.8
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Writer: Bertrand Blier | Director: Bertrand Blier | Stars: Pierre Arditi, Josiane Balasko, Jean-Paul Belmondo, François Berléand

Votes: 800

5. Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin (2003)

TV-PG | 132 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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80 Metascore

Narrated by Sydney Pollack, film critic Richard Schickel's dazzling two-hour plus documentary to one of the towering figures in film: Charles Chaplin. Hardcore Chaplin fans may not find ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Schickel | Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Sydney Pollack, Bill Irwin, Norman Lloyd

Votes: 1,156

6. Behind the Screen (1916)

TV-G | 30 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

7.0
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Charlie is an overworked labourer at a film studio who helps a young woman find work even while his coworkers strike against his tyrannical boss.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Albert Austin

Votes: 1,629

7. Laurel and Hardy's Laughing 20's (1965)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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A compilation of primarly Laurel and Hardy shorts---From Soup to Nuts, Wrong Again, Putting the Pants on Philip, The Finishing Touch, Sugar Daddies and short clips from others---plus Max ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Youngson | Director: Robert Youngson | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jay Jackson, Vivien Oakland

Votes: 212

8. Unknown Chaplin (1983 TV Mini-Series)

156 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.8
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Using in part rare out-take footage, the film-making methods and techniques of Charles Chaplin are explored.

Stars: James Mason, Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Albert Austin

Votes: 402

9. Inglorious Bumblers (2009 Video)

Unrated | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.4
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Writer: William Cheney | Director: William Cheney | Stars: Jeremy Hill, Mike Konik, Dirk Benedict, Geoff Eyers

Votes: 26

10. Cordially Invited (2007)

98 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.9
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A couple's dream wedding sets the stage for a cultural clash when their families, from different sides of the tracks, come together for the ceremony.

Writers: Michael Fouther, Lesa McRoyal-Fouther | Director: Michael Fouther | Stars: Freda Payne, Lauren Christie, David Ely, André Gordon

Votes: 26

11. The Tramp and the Dictator (2002)

56 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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A look at the parallel lives of Charles Chaplin and Adolf Hitler and how they crossed with the creation of The Great Dictator (1940).

Writers: Kevin Brownlow, Christopher Bird | Directors: Kevin Brownlow, Michael Kloft | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Sydney Chaplin, Walter Bernstein, Ray Bradbury

Votes: 533

12. Buster Keaton Rides Again (1965)

55 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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The film is a documentary about the filming of one of Buster Keaton's movies: "The Railrodder (1965)"

Writer: Donald Brittain | Director: John Spotton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Eleanor Keaton, Gerald Potterton, Michael Kane

Votes: 279

13. The Making of 'The Sweetest Thing' (2002 Video)

10 min | Documentary, Short

5.6
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This documentary takes a look about in the behind-the-scenes of the movie, "The Sweetest Things," which tells about a girl who tries to woo the opposite sex with the help of her friends, until she finds "Mr. Right".

Stars: Cameron Diaz, Christina Applegate, Selma Blair, Parker Posey

Votes: 37

14. You Can't Do That! The Making of 'A Hard Day's Night' (1995 Video)

62 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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Thirty years after A Hard Day's Night, its producer, director, writer and others describe its making. United Artists Records came to Walter Shenson, asking him to produce a movie so UA ... See full summary »

Writer: David Leaf | Stars: Phil Collins, Micky Dolenz, Roger Ebert, Michael Friend

Votes: 122

15. How Harry Met Sally... (2001 Video)

33 min | Short, Documentary

6.9
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Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Rob Reiner, Nora Ephron, Billy Crystal, Carrie Fisher

Votes: 152

16. Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol - Remembering a Lofty Investigation (2004 Video)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

6.4
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The fourth movie about a police academy.

Stars: Marion Ramsey, Michael Winslow, Jim Drake, Lance Kinsey

Votes: 9

17. Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story (1987– )

360 min | Documentary, History

8.6
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Stars: Edward Asner, Linwood G. Dunn, Ginger Rogers, Pandro S. Berman

Votes: 93

18. British Film Forever (2007 TV Mini-Series)

90 min | Documentary, History

7.0
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Stars: Jessica Hynes, Timothy Spall, Nick Moran, Ronald Neame

Votes: 60

19. Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach - Mistaken Identity: Case Reopened (2004 Video)

8 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

5.8
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Behind the scenes featurette about "Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach".

Stars: Alan Myerson, George Gaynes, Matt McCoy, G.W. Bailey

Votes: 5

20. Inside: 'Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb' (2000 Video)

46 min | Documentary

7.5
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Documentary on the making of Kubrick's classic film.

Writer: Lee Pfeiffer | Director: David Naylor | Stars: James B. Harris, Alexander Walker, Lee Minoff, Ken Adam

Votes: 276

21. Police Academy: Mission to Moscow - Underneath the Mission (2004 Video)

Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short

4.5
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Stars: Paul Maslansky, George Gaynes, Michael Winslow, Leslie Easterbrook

Votes: 26

22. Police Academy 6: City Under Siege - Unholy Alliance: A Retrospective (2004 Video)

Approved | 8 min | Documentary, Short

5.3
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A behind the scenes featurette of "Police Academy 6: City Under Siege."

Stars: Peter Bonerz, Leslie Easterbrook, Marion Ramsey, G.W. Bailey

Votes: 15

23. Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment - Accidental Heroes: The Best of... (2004 Video)

Approved | 7 min | Documentary, Short

6.3
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Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Paul Maslansky, Lance Kinsey, Marion Ramsey

Votes: 11

24. The Man Van (2016– )

4 min | Comedy

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A comedy web series about a LA director with a black van trying to launch a web series.

Stars: Greg McDonald, Christina Jacquelyn Calph, Kaitlyn Clare, Jenny Hutton

25. The Boob Show (2011– )

Comedy

5.7
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Satirizes current trends and topics through a variety of antics in each episode.

Star: Emily Schooley

Votes: 11

26. Inside 'Out of Sight' (1998 Video)

25 min | Documentary, Short

6.1
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A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the 1998 movie "Out of Sight".

Writer: Charles Kiselyak | Director: Charles Kiselyak | Stars: Steven Soderbergh, George Clooney, Albert Brooks, Don Cheadle

Votes: 70

27. Police Academy 3: Back in Training - All Washed Up: Floating Memories (2004 Video)

Approved | 8 min | Documentary, Short

6.1
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Stars: Paul Maslansky, Bubba Smith, Leslie Easterbrook, Marion Ramsey

Votes: 12

28. Making of a Teen Dream (2004 Video)

19 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

7.5
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Stars: Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Garner, Sam Ball, Gary Winick

Votes: 13

29. The Movies (2005 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.5
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You play the head of a movie studio who must produce movies, manage your personnel and market your product as the technology of the medium changes over the years.

Writers: Martin Alexander Korda, James Leach, Mark Hill | Director: Peter Molyneux | Stars: Benedict Caeser, Ben Cullum, Jamie Cullum, Kyle Eastwood

Votes: 422

30. Counseling Crazy (2013 TV Movie)

Comedy

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Counseling Crazy is a comedy series that follows LA-based couples through their counseling endeavors.

Writers: Maddalena Zuppetta, Maria Teresa Zuppetta | Director: Maddalena Zuppetta | Stars: Massimo Dobrovic, Brooke Hutton, Koko Masako, Chad Anthony Miller

31. The Making of 'Jimmy Neutron' (2001 TV Short)

20 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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A short documentary giving film fans a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this animated film about a boy genius who must rescue the adults of Earth after they are abducted by aliens. ... See full summary »

Writer: William Rus | Director: Kevin Gorman | Stars: John Leader, John A. Davis, Steve Oedekerk, Mark DeCarlo

Votes: 38

32. The Meaning of Making 'The Meaning of Life' (2003 Video)

49 min | Comedy, Documentary

7.9
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Director: David Willing | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

Votes: 94

33. Tony Curtis on 'Some Like It Hot' (2001 Video)

31 min | Documentary, Short

7.3
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Stars: Tony Curtis, Leonard Maltin

Votes: 46

34. Silent Clowns (2006 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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A profile of some of the greatest stars of silent comedy.

Stars: Paul Merton, Neil Brand, Vic Armstrong, Sanjeev Bhaskar

Votes: 41

35. Slimed (2010)

Not Rated | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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An atheist park ranger and a bible salesman find themselves thrown into a slimy conspiracy that threatens to destroy not just the woods - but the entire world.

Writers: Eric Manche, Jeff Nitzberg | Directors: Eric Manche, Jeff Nitzberg | Stars: Jordan Lee, Dustin Triplett, Jessica Borusky, Emily Edmiston

Votes: 23

36. Charlie Chaplin: The Forgotten Years (2003 TV Movie)

55 min | Documentary, Biography

6.6
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This documentary about Charlie Chaplin focuses on his late years when he lived with his family in a village on Lake Geneva in Switzerland. His personal life and his love for the circus are ... See full summary »

Writers: Beat Hirt, Felice Zenoni | Directors: Beat Hirt, Felice Zenoni | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Eugene Chaplin, Geraldine Chaplin, Michael Chaplin

Votes: 62

37. The Forgotten Films of Roscoe Fatty Arbuckle (2005 Video)

TV-G | 600 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.3
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Popular rival of friend Charlie Chaplin, mentor of sidekick Buster Keaton, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle (1887-1933) dominated silent film comedy from the days of Keystone until tragic events in ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul E. Gierucki | Director: Paul E. Gierucki | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Johnny Arthur, Monty Banks, Charles Chaplin

Votes: 23

38. Truly, Madly, Cheaply!: British B Movies (2008 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

7.2
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A look at the history of British B-movies.

Writer: Matthew Sweet | Director: Hans Petch | Stars: Matthew Sweet, Steve Chibnall, Kenneth Baker, John Mortimer

Votes: 35

39. A Thousand Cocktails Later (2009)

32 min | Short, Comedy

6.8
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On the day she's laid off from her high-profile ad agency job, Alice is forced to put on a smile as the hostess of a cocktail party for her realtor husband. His three million dollar ... See full summary »

Writers: Bradley Steele Harding, Molly Moroney | Director: Bradley Steele Harding | Stars: Molly Moroney, Angie Bolling, Rick Espaillat, Chad Peterson

Votes: 6

40. Man on the Moon: Behind the Moonlight (2000 Video)

20 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

5.5
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Interviews with the cast from the film Man on the Moon (1999) educate us a bit on the making of the film and also information about Andy Kaufman is mentionned. Though this is yet another Universal promotion, it is still enjoyable to watch.

Stars: Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito, Milos Forman, Paul Giamatti

Votes: 39

41. On Top: Inside the Success of 'Top Hat' (2005 Video)

Short, Music

7.2
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Focusing on Top Hat, Astaire and Rogers experts and aficionados expound on the legendary duo's dancing partnership.

Writers: Eric Clawson, Karen Hillhouse, Eric Sanford | Directors: Eric Clawson, Karen Hillhouse, Eric Sanford | Stars: Ava Astaire-McKenzie, Pandro S. Berman, Larry Billman, Hal Borne

Votes: 10

42. Chaplin Today: City Lights (2003 TV Short)

26 min | Documentary, Short

7.2
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Director: Serge Bromberg | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Peter Lord

Votes: 71

43. Whether You Like It or Not: The Story of Hedwig (2003 Video)

87 min | Documentary

7.8
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Director: Laura Nix | Stars: Peter Askin, Ashley Bachner, Stephen Bachner, Kevin Cahoon

Votes: 186

44. Zombie Kings: The King of the Zombies (2008)

15 min | Short, Comedy

6.8
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Writers: Daniel Hartis, Paul Streiner | Director: Paul Streiner | Stars: Aerli Austen, Jeremy DeCarlos, Heather Eckard, Sandi Fix

Votes: 11

45. Corey Holcomb: The Problem Is You (2004 Video)

45 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.3
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Corey Holcomb, aka "Ghetto Dr. Phil," gets caustic on the lies and traps of dating and marriage. Diagnosis: the problem is you. But no worries, there is a cure for love. Watch, listen and learn.

Writer: Corey Holcomb | Star: Corey Holcomb

Votes: 6

46. The Men Who Made the Movies: Vincente Minnelli (1973 TV Movie)

57 min | Documentary

8.8
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Writer: Richard Schickel | Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Vincente Minnelli

Votes: 130

47. Harry Langdon: Lost and Found - A Story in Five Parts (1997 Video)

Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary

6.7
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An off-screen narrator and nine talking heads make the case for Harry Langdon being ranked just below Chaplin, Keaton, and Lloyd as a fine movie comedian. They celebrate his slowed-down ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Arkus, Charles Chaplin, Beth Daniels, Ken Gordon

Votes: 12

48. On the Wrong Foot (2006)

7 min | Short, Comedy

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Love struck Carl must exact revenge after being embarrassed in front of the object of his affections.

Writer: Steve Coker | Director: Steve Coker | Stars: Steve Coker, Rocco George, Chris Graham, Marcella Laasch

49. Behind the Scenes of 'Going Down' (2004 Video)

R | 7 min | Documentary, Short

6.1
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Behind-the-scenes look at the movie, 'Going Down'.

Director: Yoshio Kohashi | Stars: Jay Michael Ferguson, Josh Blake, Christine Lakin, Hope Riley

Votes: 9

50. The Standard Parade (1939)

8 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

5.8
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A live action black-and-white prolog tells the story of how Walt Disney came to Hollywood with $300, was rejected by all the major studios, but went on to tremendous success, many awards, ... See full summary »

Director: Riley Thomson

Votes: 84