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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.

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

Votes: 18,928

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.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: James Cagney, Dorothy Malone, Jane Greer, Marjorie Rambeau

Votes: 1,838

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

100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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A fun behind-the-scenes look into the 60's television series, "Gilligan's Island."

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

Votes: 413

4. 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 »

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

Votes: 216

5. Les acteurs (2000)

103 min | Comedy

5.7
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Director: Bertrand Blier | Stars: Pierre Arditi, Josiane Balasko, Jean-Paul Belmondo, François Berléand

Votes: 818

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

33 min | Short, Documentary

7.0
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Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Rob Reiner, Nora Ephron, Billy Crystal, Carrie Fisher

Votes: 166

7. Unknown Chaplin (1983– )

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, Virginia Cherrill, Jackie Coogan, Alistair Cooke

Votes: 423

8. 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: 1,732

9. 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 »

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

Votes: 1,195

10. Inglorious Bumblers (2009 Video)

Unrated | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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

Votes: 26

11. K9 PI: Sniffin' Out the Reel Story (2002 Video)

Documentary, Short

6.9
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Director: Mark A. Miller | Stars: Jim Belushi, Richard J. Lewis, Barbara Tyson, Karl Lewis Miller

Votes: 24

12. 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

13. 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 »

Stars: Phil Collins, Micky Dolenz, Roger Ebert, Michael Friend

Votes: 122

14. British Film Forever (2007)

90 min | Documentary, History

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

Votes: 63

15. 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: 99

16. Ealing Comedy (2008)

88 min | Comedy

4.3
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Alfie Singh, accountant turned film producer, has a great idea for a film. It's called Ealing Comedy and it's about an accountant turned film producer called Alfie Singh. Alfie will play ... See full summary »

Director: Neville Raschid | Stars: Kulvinder Ghir, Paul Raschid, Sasha Waddell, Alistair McGowan

Votes: 32

17. Cordially Invited (2007)

98 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.8
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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.

Director: Michael Fouther | Stars: Freda Payne, Lauren Christie, David Ely, André Gordon

Votes: 27

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

Approved | 8 min | Documentary, Short

5.0
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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: 16

19. 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, Iain P.F. McDonald, Christina Jacquelyn Calph, Kaitlyn Clare

20. The Tramp and the Dictator (2002)

56 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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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).

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

Votes: 543

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

8 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

6.5
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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: 6

22. 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.

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

Votes: 289

23. 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

24. Charlie Chaplin - Les années suisses (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 »

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

Votes: 62

25. 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

26. 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)"

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

Votes: 292

27. 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: 38

28. 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

29. 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.

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

Votes: 37

30. The Movies (2005 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.4
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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.

Director: Peter Molyneux | Stars: Benedict Caeser, Ben Cullum, Jamie Cullum, Kyle Eastwood

Votes: 442

31. Miss Congeniality: Behind the Beauty (2001 Video)

10 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

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Stars: Benjamin Bratt, Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine, Donald Petrie

32. 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

33. The Santa Clause 2: Gag Reel (2003 Video)

4 min | Short, Comedy, Family

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A short gag reel from the filming of "The Santa Clause 2".

Stars: Tim Allen, Spencer Breslin, Wendy Crewson, Adam Greenberg

34. Fried Green Tomorrows: Juliette, GA Lives (2006)

46 min | Documentary

9.3
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A visit to Juliette, GA, 15 years after this former kudzu-covered ghost town received a 1/4 million dollar makeover by a Hollywood movie.

Director: Neill Calabro | Stars: Danny Vinson, Emmy Collins, Neill Calabro, Clay Cranford

Votes: 7

35. 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: 96

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

57 min | Documentary

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

Votes: 134

37. The Standard Parade (1939)

8 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

5.9
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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: 88

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

87 min | Documentary

7.7
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Director: Laura Nix | Stars: Peter Askin, Ashley Bachner, Stephen Bachner, Kevin Cahoon

Votes: 188

39. 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 »

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

Votes: 23

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

Short, Music

6.7
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Focusing on Top Hat, Astaire and Rogers experts and aficionados expound on the legendary duo's dancing partnership.

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

Votes: 13

41. Miss Congeniality: Behind the Crown (2001 Video)

11 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

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Stars: Candice Bergen, Benjamin Bratt, Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine

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

20 min | Documentary, Short

6.4
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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 »

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

Votes: 39

43. Behind the Scenes of 'Inspector Gadget 2' (2003 Video)

G | 15 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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Stars: French Stewart, Caitlin Wachs, Trevor Hawkins, Nick Stewart

Votes: 15

44. Police Academy - Behind Academy Doors: Secret Files Revealed (2004 Video)

Approved | 30 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

6.2
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The making of "Police Academy".

Stars: Hugh Wilson, Paul Maslansky, Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith

Votes: 18

45. Liar Liar: Bridging the Comedy Chasm (1999 Video)

16 min | Comedy, Documentary, Short

6.8
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We go behind the scenes on the set of Liar Liar (1997) with interviews with the cast and director. The evolution of both Tom Shadyac's and Jim Carrey's careers are examined here, along with some funny "showin' off for the camera" material.

Director: Jonathan Gaines | Stars: Jim Carrey, Justin Cooper, Brian Grazer, Tom Shadyac

Votes: 34

46. 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.

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

47. So You Want to Be an Actor (1949)

Approved | 11 min | Comedy, Short

6.2
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Joe McDoakes, unemployed thespian, makes all the casting calls,reads all of the trade papers, sees agents and tries out for casting directors and producers, and finally lands a role; the ... See full summary »

Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: George O'Hanlon, Fred Clark, Art Gilmore, Fred Kelsey

Votes: 39

48. 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

49. Slimed (2010)

Not Rated | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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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.

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

Votes: 23

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

31 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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Stars: Tony Curtis, Leonard Maltin

Votes: 49