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1. The Big Bang Theory (2007– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy | Active

8.6
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A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory.

Stars: Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Simon Helberg

2. Kick-Ass (2010)

R | 117 min | Action, Comedy

7.8
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66 Metascore

Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a super-hero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.

Writers: Jane Goldman, Matthew Vaughn, Mark Millar, John Romita Jr. | Director: Matthew Vaughn | Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz, Garrett M. Brown

3. The Lost Boys (1987)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Horror

7.2
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63 Metascore

After moving to a new town, two brothers are convinced that the area is frequented by vampires.

Writers: Jan Fischer, James Jeremias, Jeffrey Boam | Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Dianne Wiest, Barnard Hughes

4. True Romance (1993)

R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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57 Metascore

Clarence marries hooker Alabama, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood, while the owners of the coke try to reclaim it.

Writer: Quentin Tarantino | Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Dennis Hopper, Val Kilmer

5. Paul (2011)

R | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.0
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57 Metascore

Two British comic-book geeks traveling across the U.S. encounter an alien outside Area 51.

Writers: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost | Director: Greg Mottola | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Seth Rogen, Mia Stallard

6. Unbreakable (2000)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.2
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62 Metascore

A man learns something extraordinary about himself after a devastating accident.

Writer: M. Night Shyamalan | Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright, Spencer Treat Clark

7. 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

8. Bully (2001)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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45 Metascore

Based on a true story. Naive teenagers plot to murder one of their own, who has been too much of a bully to them.

Writers: Jim Schutze, David McKenna, Roger Pullis | Director: Larry Clark | Stars: Brad Renfro, Nick Stahl, Bijou Phillips, Rachel Miner

9. White Oleander (2002)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama

7.2
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61 Metascore

A teenager journeys through a series of foster homes after her mother goes to prison for committing a crime of passion.

Writers: Janet Fitch, Mary Agnes Donoghue | Director: Peter Kosminsky | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Renée Zellweger, Robin Wright, Alison Lohman

10. Fanboys (2009)

PG-13 | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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45 Metascore

Star Wars fanatics take a cross-country trip to George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch so their dying friend can see a screening of Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) before its release.

Writers: Ernest Cline, Adam F. Goldberg, Dan Pulick | Director: Kyle Newman | Stars: Dan Fogler, Jay Baruchel, Kristen Bell, Sam Huntington

11. Coupling (2000–2004)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.7
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Six best friends talk about all aspects of sex and relationships on their never-ending quest to find true love.

Stars: Jack Davenport, Gina Bellman, Sarah Alexander, Kate Isitt

12. Spaced (1999–2001)

25 min | Comedy

8.8
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Friends Tim and Daisy, 20-something North Londoners with uncertain futures, must pretend to be a couple to live in the only apartment they can afford.

Stars: Jessica Hynes, Simon Pegg, Julia Deakin, Nick Frost

13. The Monster Squad (1987)

PG-13 | 82 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

7.2
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A young group of monster fanatics attempt to save their hometown from Count Dracula and his army of monsters.

Writers: Shane Black, Fred Dekker | Director: Fred Dekker | Stars: Andre Gower, Robby Kiger, Stephen Macht, Duncan Regehr

14. American Splendor (2003)

R | 101 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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90 Metascore

An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar.

Writers: Harvey Pekar, Joyce Brabner, Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Shari Springer Berman, Harvey Pekar, Chris Ambrose

15. Defendor (2009)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.9
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57 Metascore

Arthur Poppington, a regular man who adopts a superhero persona, known as 'Defendor', and combs the city streets at night, in search of his arch-enemy, Captain Industry.

Writer: Peter Stebbings | Director: Peter Stebbings | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Kat Dennings, Sandra Oh, Elias Koteas

16. Lost Boys: The Thirst (2010 Video)

R | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.3
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In San Cazador, California, the clumsy vampire hunter Edgar Frog is evicted from his trailer. But the best-seller writer Gwen Lieber offers him a job to destroy the head vampire DJ X that ... See full summary »

Writers: Evan Charnov, Hans Rodionoff | Director: Dario Piana | Stars: Corey Feldman, Casey B. Dolan, Tanit Phoenix, Jamison Newlander

17. Comic Book Men (2012– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Reality-TV

7.7
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An unscripted series set in Smith's iconic comic shop Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash and captures the world of the neighborhood comic book store and fanboy culture.

Stars: Ming Chen, Kevin Smith, Walter Flanagan, Bryan Johnson

18. Rocko's Modern Life (1993–1996)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.1
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The wacky misadventures of an Australian wallaby and his friends as he finishes his transition to American life.

Creator: Joe Murray | Stars: Carlos Alazraqui, Tom Kenny, Charles Adler, Mr. Lawrence

19. Gayby (2012)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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58 Metascore

Jenn (straight) and Matt (gay) are best friends from college who are now in their thirties. Single by choice, they decide to fulfill a youthful promise to have a child together... the old fashioned way.

Writer: Jonathan Lisecki | Director: Jonathan Lisecki | Stars: Jenn Harris, Anna Margaret Hollyman, Matthew Wilkas, Christian Coulson

20. Suicide Club (2001)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.7
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A detective is trying to find the cause of a string of suicides.

Writer: Shion Sono | Director: Shion Sono | Stars: Ryo Ishibashi, Masatoshi Nagase, Mai Hosho, Tamao Satô

21. August Underground (2001 Video)

Unrated | 70 min | Horror

3.7
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Two serial killers go on a murdering rampage as one films the outcome from behind a video camera.

Writers: Allen Peters, Fred Vogel | Director: Fred Vogel | Stars: Kyle Dealman, Casey Eganey, Dan Friedman, Alexa Iris

22. Special (2006)

R | 81 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.0
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57 Metascore

A lonely metermaid has a psychotic reaction to his medication and becomes convinced he's a superhero. A very select group of people in life are truly gifted. Special is a movie about everyone else.

Writers: Hal Haberman, Jeremy Passmore | Directors: Hal Haberman, Jeremy Passmore | Stars: Michael Rapaport, Paul Blackthorne, Josh Peck, Robert Baker

23. Earthbound (2012)

93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.6
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Joe is an Alien on Earth. At least that is what his father told him before he died when Joe was eleven. He finds it difficult to adjust, and to find a compatible girl friend.

Writer: Alan Brennan | Director: Alan Brennan | Stars: Rafe Spall, Jenn Murray, Stephen Hogan, David Morrissey

24. Free Enterprise (1998)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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Two less than successful film producers, approaching mid-life crisis and clinging to their nerdy sci-fi obsessions, suddenly meet their idol: William Shatner.

Writers: Mark A. Altman, Robert Meyer Burnett | Director: Robert Meyer Burnett | Stars: Rafer Weigel, Eric McCormack, William Shatner, Carl Bressler

25. Comic Book Villains (2002 Video)

R | 92 min | Comedy

5.6
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Told from the point of view from Archie, a comic book collector, this is the story of a rivalry between two comic book shop owners. One does it for the love of comics, while the other shop,... See full summary »

Writer: James Robinson | Director: James Robinson | Stars: Donal Logue, Cary Elwes, Michael Rapaport, Natasha Lyonne

26. Nemesis Game (2003)

R | 92 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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An introspective university student with an unhealthy interest in riddles and puzzles becomes involved in a sinister mind game that results in murder.

Writer: Jesse Warn | Director: Jesse Warn | Stars: Carly Pope, Ian McShane, Adrian Paul, Rena Owen

27. Dream World (2012)

92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Oliver Hayes, an aspiring animator whose confidence is at a low point, meets the captivating and impulsive Lily Blush, who encourages him to drop everything and go with her to Northern ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert J. Gibbs, Whit Hertford | Director: Ryan Darst | Stars: Whit Hertford, Mary Kate Wiles, Nora Kirkpatrick, Matt Bush

28. Earth vs. the Spider (2001 TV Movie)

R | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.2
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A shy, obsessive comic book fan gets injected with an experimental serum of a lab that is studying how to give humans the abilities of spiders. At first he develops minor abilities such as ... See full summary »

Writers: Mark 'Crash' McCreery, Cary Solomon, Chuck Konzelman, Max Enscoe, Annie DeYoung | Director: Scott Ziehl | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Devon Gummersall, Amelia Heinle, Theresa Russell

29. Faintheart (2008)

92 min | Comedy

6.4
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A romantic comedy set in the world of battle re-enactments, about an irresponsible guy who has to shape up in order to win back his wife.

Writers: David Lemon, Vito Rocco | Director: Vito Rocco | Stars: Eddie Marsan, Ewen Bremner, Jessica Hynes, Bronagh Gallagher

30. I'm Through with White Girls (The Inevitable Undoing of Jay Brooks) (2007)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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Jay Brooks is that black guy who digs indie rock, graphic novels, and dates white chicks. After a slew of bad break-ups, Jay gives up white women, "cold turkey," and he goes on a mission: "... See full summary »

Writer: Courtney Lilly | Director: Jennifer Sharp | Stars: Anthony Montgomery, Ryan Alosio, Lia Johnson, Lamman Rucker

31. The Debut (2000)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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60 Metascore

The story revolves around Ben Mercado, a talented high school senior who has rejected his Filipino heritage. The long-simmering feud between Ben and his immigrant father Roland threatens to... See full summary »

Writers: Gene Cajayon, John Manal Castro | Director: Gene Cajayon | Stars: Dante Basco, Eddie Garcia, Jayson Schaal, Brian Card

32. Promedio rojo (2004)

99 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.6
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Nerdy comic book aficionado Roberto Rodriguez battles low self-esteem, loser friends and vicious high school bullies as he vies for the heart of Cristina, the hot new girl from Madrid.

Writers: Nicolás López, Beatriz Santana, Manuel Santana | Director: Nicolás López | Stars: Ariel Levy, Xenia Tostado, Benjamín Vicuña, Nicolás Martínez

33. Dorks & Damsels (2007)

93 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.5
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When Hildur - a beautiful high society girl and a regular guest in the national celebrity press - finds out that her boyfriend Jolli is about to go into jail, she realizes she has to learn ... See full summary »

Writers: Ottó Geir Borg, Jóhann Ævar Grímsson | Director: Gunnar B. Gudmundsson | Stars: Ragnhildur Steinunn Jónsdóttir, Snorri Engilbertsson, Davíð Þór Jónsson, Sverrir Þór Sverrisson

34. Almost Heroes (2011– )

30 min | Comedy

4.7
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A single-camera comedy about coming home again - when home is a comic book store in a suburban strip mall. Warring brothers Terry and Peter are forced to take over the reins of their ... See full summary »

Creators: Jason Belleville, Ryan Belleville | Stars: Paul Campbell, Ryan Belleville, Lauren Ash, Dave Hemstad

35. The Size of Watermelons (1997)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Music

5.7
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Alex is the definition of loser. He has no, nor has he ever had, friends. His life has no direction and he has a stupid haircut. While attending the Venice Beach Art School, he meets Lizzy,... See full summary »

Writer: Rob Stefaniuk | Director: Kari Skogland | Stars: Paul Rudd, Donal Logue, Ione Skye, Donovan Leitch Jr.

36. The Comic Book Lady (2008)

100 min | Comedy

6.0
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In this tale of sexual dysfunction and unhappiness, a lady tries her best to manage her comic book business and her most unusual marriage. The daily grind is sometimes too much as eccentric... See full summary »

Writer: Shayne Barker | Director: Shayne Barker | Stars: Mike Adkins, Matthew Belville, Jim Branham, Danny Cantrell

37. Superhelde (2011)

Comedy

3.9
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In a country where police sirens are an everyday melody and survival is an ongoing struggle, we see Albert and Peet step in and give us hope that there is Superheroes among us who will stand up and fight for the man on the street.

Writers: Ivan Botha, Andrew Thompson | Director: Stefan Nieuwoudt | Stars: Ivan Botha, Neil Sharim, Andrew Thompson, Lelia Etsebeth

38. De familie Knots (1980–1984)

577 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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Stars: Hetty Heyting, Jan Simon Minkema, Marnix Kappers, Victor

39. Drawn (I) (2008)

83 min | Drama

7.7
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Mike is lost; he has no money, a dead end job and a girlfriend who is pregnant. Since he was a boy, Mike has been in love with comic books and the escape they offer. When a London publisher... See full summary »

Writers: Nana Asomani-Poku, Joseph Warley | Directors: Nana Asomani-Poku, Joseph Warley | Stars: Staten Cousins-Roe, Katie Costick, Jacqueline Worth, Keith Ducklin

40. Funny Books (2009 Video)

108 min | Comedy

7.6
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Funny Books is a comedy, lovingly told by comic fans for comic fans and non-fans alike, about an unassuming dreamer named Wally who finds himself, and true love, while juggling a nefarious ... See full summary »

Writer: James Christopher | Directors: James Christopher, Chris Copple | Stars: Derick Morris, Vivianna Chan, Mike Shirley, Erin Larson

41. The Strange Case of Carl Weber (2006)

98 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Carl Weber, a young man claiming to be a vampire, makes big news in a small town by suing his employer for discriminating against him (as a vampire). Carl is on a mission for equal rights ... See full summary »

Writers: Mark Hefti, Quan Phan, Nicholas Tucker | Director: Nicholas Tucker | Stars: Mark Hefti, Kevin Fabian, Amanda Troop, Warren Draper

42. Dig Comics (2009)

19 min | Documentary, Short, History

8.2
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Is the American art form of comics dying? 'Dig Comics' hits the streets to convert everyday people into new fans. Comic creators, retailers, and historians weigh in on what went wrong and ... See full summary »

Directors: Miguel Cima, Ertug Tufekcioglu | Stars: Miguel Cima, Dame Darcy, Jeph Loeb, Scott Shaw

43. Heroes (2006–2010)
Episode: Chapter Six 'Shades of Gray' (II) (2009)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.5
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Now on his own, Sylar finally finds his biological father, Samson Gray, a reclusive, lung-cancer ridden taxidermist, to confront him with questions about his past, but soon learns that ... See full summary »

Creator: Tim Kring | Director: Greg Beeman | Stars: Jack Coleman, Greg Grunberg, Ali Larter, James Kyson

44. Heroes (2006–2010)
Episode: Chapter Three 'Building 26' (II) (2009)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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Imprisoned inside the super-secret 'Building 26' which is Nathan's base of operations to experiment and terminate people with abilities, Tracy struggles to survive various "heat" ... See full summary »

Creator: Tim Kring | Director: Sergio Mimica-Gezzan | Stars: Jack Coleman, Greg Grunberg, Ali Larter, James Kyson

45. NewsRadio (1995–1999)
Episode: Chock (1998)

Comedy, Romance

8.2
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On his 32nd birthday, Dave gets visited by three old college friends of his who want him to quit his job and join their old a capella singing group.

Creator: Paul Simms | Director: Tom Cherones | Stars: Dave Foley, Stephen Root, Andy Dick, Maura Tierney

46. United States of Tara (2009–2011)
Episode: Dept. of F'd Up Family Services (2010)

TV-MA | 26 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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In the aftermath of the tornado, Max races to clean up the house when he learns a social worker will be visiting them to see if he's a suitable parent. Tara isn't much help and her alters ... See full summary »

Creator: Diablo Cody | Director: Tricia Brock | Stars: Toni Collette, John Corbett, Rosemarie DeWitt, Keir Gilchrist

47. Cold Squad (1998–2005)
Episode: Girlfriend in a Closet (2004)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Wanda takes Len to work, and he unexpectedly finds his bags packed in the trunk of the car. Steve Baker, a suspect in the disappearance of a teenage girl three years ago, requests police protection after someone shoots into his house.

Writer: Peter Mitchell | Director: Gary Harvey | Stars: Julie Stewart, Matthew Bennett, Garry Chalk, Joely Collins

48. Castle (2009– )
Episode: Heroes and Villains (2011)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.6
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The corpse of sex offender ex-con Tyler Faris is found on the street, cut in half by a sword. Faris' victim claims that a man in a superhero uniform saved her. Even Castle doesn't recognize... See full summary »

Creator: Andrew W. Marlowe | Director: Jeff Bleckner | Stars: Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, Susan Sullivan, Jon Huertas

49. Bored to Death (2009–2011)
Episode: I've Been Living Like a Demented God! (2010)

TV-MA | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

8.4
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A professor hires Jonathan to track down a valuable item. George finds an alibi to explain the results of his drug test. Flushed with cash from his "Super Ray" comic book, Ray heads to the ... See full summary »

Creator: Jonathan Ames | Director: Michael Lehmann | Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianakis, Ted Danson, Heather Burns

50. Blue Murder (2001–2004)
Episode: Love and Marriage (2003)

Drama, Crime

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Writer: Jill Golick | Director: T.W. Peacocke | Stars: Joel Keller, Jeremy Ratchford, Tamara Hickey, Benz Antoine