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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: 19,204

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: 1,865

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."

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

Votes: 416

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

Documentary, Short

6.8
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Director: Mark A. Miller | Stars: Jim Belushi, Richard J. Lewis, Barbara Tyson, Karl Lewis Miller

Votes: 29

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 »

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

Votes: 1,206

6. 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, Hans-Joachim Kulenkampff, Virginia Cherrill, Jackie Coogan

Votes: 430

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 »

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

Votes: 221

8. 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: 826

9. 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: 170

10. Inglorious Bumblers (2009 Video)

Unrated | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.3
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Director: William Cheney | Stars: Jeremy Hill, Mike Konik, Dirk Benedict, Geoff Eyers

Votes: 25

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

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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The fourth movie about a police academy.

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

Votes: 10

12. 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: 293

13. 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

14. 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: 39

15. 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: 295

16. 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: 547

17. 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: 12

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

Approved | 8 min | Documentary, Short

5.2
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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: 18

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

360 min | Documentary, History

8.7
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Stars: Edward Asner, Linwood G. Dunn, Ginger Rogers, Pandro S. Berman

Votes: 101

20. 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: 441

21. British Film Forever (2007)

90 min | Documentary, History

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

Votes: 65

22. 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

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

25 min | Documentary, Short

6.0
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A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the 1998 movie "Out of Sight".

Director: Charles Kiselyak | Stars: Elmore Leonard, Steven Soderbergh, George Clooney, Ving Rhames

Votes: 73

24. 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

25. 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

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

62 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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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: 123

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

Approved | 8 min | Documentary, Short

6.2
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Stars: Paul Maslansky, Bubba Smith, Leslie Easterbrook, Marion Ramsey

Votes: 13

28. 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: 63

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

87 min | Documentary

7.7
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Documentary on the making of the film Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001).

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

Votes: 189

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

8 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

6.7
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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: 7

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

Approved | 7 min | Documentary, Short

6.4
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Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Paul Maslansky, Lance Kinsey, Marion Ramsey

Votes: 12

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

Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short

4.6
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Stars: Paul Maslansky, George Gaynes, Michael Winslow, Leslie Easterbrook

Votes: 27

33. 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

34. 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

35. 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

36. Behind the Scenes of Please Give (2010 Video)

12 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Nicole Holofcener, Oliver Platt, Ann Morgan Guilbert, Catherine Keener

37. The Muppet Christmas Carol: Frogs, Pigs and Humbug - Unwrapping a New Holiday Classic (2002 Video)

22 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

7.3
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Director Brian Henson takes a retrospective look at the making of The Muppet Christmas Carol.

Stars: Brian Henson, Steve Whitmire, Michael Caine, Jerry Juhl

Votes: 24

38. The Making of 'The Woman in Red' (1984 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Documentary of the making of Gene Wilder's 1984 comedy, The Woman in Red.

Director: William Riead | Stars: Joseph Bologna, Charles Grodin, Judith Ivey, Kelly LeBrock

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. 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: 135

41. Silent Clowns (2006)

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: 42

42. Making of a Teen Dream (2004 Video)

19 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

7.6
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Stars: Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Garner, Sam Ball, Gary Winick

Votes: 14

43. The Making of 'Dick' (1999 Video)

PG | 5 min | Documentary, Short

6.4
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Stars: Andrew Fleming, Gale Anne Hurd, Kirsten Dunst, Michelle Williams

Votes: 37

44. 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

45. 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: 90

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

Approved | 30 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

6.3
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The making of "Police Academy".

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

Votes: 20

47. 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: 76

48. 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: 40

49. 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

50. 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