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1. Family Guy (1999– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.2
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In a wacky Rhode Island town, a dysfunctional family strive to cope with everyday life as they are thrown from one crazy scenario to another.

Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

Votes: 251,732

2. Arrested Development (2003– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.9
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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.

Stars: Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett

Votes: 224,445

3. Maid in Manhattan (2002)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.1
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45 Metascore

A senatorial candidate falls for a hotel maid, thinking she is a socialite when he sees her trying on a wealthy woman's dress.

Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Ralph Fiennes, Natasha Richardson, Stanley Tucci

Votes: 71,518 | Gross: $93.82M

4. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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76 Metascore

An estranged family of former child prodigies reunites when their father announces he is terminally ill.

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Gene Hackman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Anjelica Huston, Ben Stiller

Votes: 220,905 | Gross: $52.35M

5. That's My Boy (2012)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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31 Metascore

While in his teens, Donny fathered a son, Todd, and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's 18th birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down when Donny resurfaces just before Todd's wedding.

Director: Sean Anders | Stars: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Leighton Meester, Susan Sarandon

Votes: 74,427 | Gross: $36.93M

6. Hell and Back (2015)

R | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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Two best friends set out to rescue their pal after he's accidentally dragged to hell.

Directors: Tom Gianas, Ross Shuman | Stars: Nick Swardson, Mila Kunis, Bob Odenkirk, T.J. Miller

Votes: 3,347 | Gross: $0.16M

7. Titus (2000–2002)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A mechanic, Christopher Titus, along with his brother and his friends, try to deal with his father, a lewd, crude, drinking multiple divorcee.

Stars: Christopher Titus, Cynthia Watros, Zack Ward, David Shatraw

Votes: 4,942

8. Sordid Lives (2000)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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47 Metascore

As three generations of a family in a small Texas town gather for a funeral, we learn the hilarious, sad, trashy truth of the "Sordid Lives."

Director: Del Shores | Stars: Delta Burke, Bonnie Bedelia, Olivia Newton-John, Kirk Geiger

Votes: 2,429 | Gross: $1.08M

9. Seed (2013–2014)

Comedy

6.1
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SEED follows Harry, a likable bachelor and bartender whose previous foray into sperm donation has resulted in offspring he was unaware of - until now.

Stars: Adam Korson, Carrie-Lynn Neales, Amanda Brugel, Stephanie Anne Mills

Votes: 994

10. The Steve Wilkos Show (2007– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Talk-Show

5.8
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The Steve Wilkos Show is a syndicated American tabloid talk show hosted by Steve Wilkos. The show debuted on September 10, 2007, two months after Wilkos' departure as director of security ... See full summary »

Stars: Steve Wilkos, Daniel Ribacoff, Peter A Kelly, Carol Shook

Votes: 965

11. $5 a Day (2008)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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The son of a thrifty conman begrudgingly joins his father on the road.

Director: Nigel Cole | Stars: Christopher Walken, Alessandro Nivola, Sharon Stone, Dean Cain

Votes: 2,765

12. Kill Buljo: The Movie (2007)

R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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A Norwegian parody of Kill Bill.

Director: Tommy Wirkola | Stars: Stig Frode Henriksen, Tommy Wirkola, Linda Øverlie Nilsen, Natasha Angel Dahle

Votes: 3,280

13. Set Me Free (1999)

95 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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80 Metascore

Canadian/Swiss/French production that tells the tale of Hannah, a tomboyish 13 year-old hitting puberty in 1963. An unhappy and uncomfortable family life leads Hannah to seek escapism in the world of cinema. Specifically, she repeatedly watches and appears enthralled by Anna Karina, the character from Jean-Luc Godard's "Vivre sa vie" (1962) about a Parisian woman's descent into prostitution. Her ... See full summary »

Director: Léa Pool | Stars: Karine Vanasse, Pascale Bussières, Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Alexandre Mérineau

Votes: 792 | Gross: $0.07M

14. Fubar: Balls to the Wall (2010)

R | 85 min | Comedy

6.7
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Terry and Dean head north to make sweet cash in the oil patch.

Director: Michael Dowse | Stars: David Lawrence, Jamil Jabril, Paul Spence, Rose Martin

Votes: 1,339

15. Some Dogs Bite (2010 TV Movie)

85 min | Drama

6.2
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A 14-year-old leads his two half-brothers (one older, one an infant) on a journey to find and live as a family with his father after their mother dies.

Director: Marc Munden | Stars: Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Aaron Taylor, Michelle Asante, Mandeep Dhillon

Votes: 279

16. jPod (2008– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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The misadventures of the staff of an eccentric video game design studio.

Stars: David Kopp, Emilie Ullerup, Steph Song, Benjamin Ayres

Votes: 811

17. Jackpot (2001)

R | 97 min | Drama, Comedy

5.7
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49 Metascore

Sunny Holiday, an aspiring singing star, abandons his wife and young baby to set off on a nine-month tour of bleak western towns. He takes off with his road manager in a pink Chrysler in ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Polish | Stars: Jon Gries, Daryl Hannah, Garrett Morris, Patrick Bauchau

Votes: 510 | Gross: $0.00M

18. Tôkyô tawâ: Okan to boku to, tokidoki, oton (2007)

142 min | Drama

7.5
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Leaving her alcoholic husband, Eiko takes their son Masaya away from Tokyo and back to her hometown in a Kyushu rural mining community. She toils to support him though many years of ... See full summary »

Director: Joji Matsuoka | Stars: Joe Odagiri, Kirin Kiki, Yayako Uchida, Takako Matsu

Votes: 687

19. Last Exit (2006 TV Movie)

89 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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Shattered windshields. Twisted wreckage. Last Exit is an action-suspense drama that tells the parallel stories of two ordinary women - one, a single mother barely supporting her handicapped... See full summary »

Director: John Fawcett | Stars: Kathleen Robertson, Andrea Roth, Noah Bernett, Linden Ashby

Votes: 887

20. Kevin Spencer (1999–2005)

30 min | Animation, Comedy

6.0
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Kevin Spencer is a sociopath addicted to cough syrup/booze and cigarettes. He is guided primarily by emotion and will go to any lengths to satisfy his needs with no worries about future ... See full summary »

Stars: Greg Lawrence, Thomasin Langlands, Mike Wetmore, Dave Bigelow

Votes: 276

21. The Pleasure Pit (1969)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.0
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A rebellious socially-conscious man travels to Nepal to find his dead-beat dad. There, he meets Jane, a beautiful hippie girl hooked on drugs. He's forced to steal artifacts for his father's slimy employer to earn money to help Jane.

Director: André Cayatte | Stars: Pascale Audret, Jane Birkin, Serge Gainsbourg, Elsa Martinelli

Votes: 58

22. Alice, I Think (2006– )

Comedy, Family

5.9
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Alice, I Think is a story about the misadventures of Alice's unconventional family and their odd collection of friends living in the northern town of Smithers, BC. The show follows the ... See full summary »

Stars: Carly McKillip, Rebecca Northan, Dan Payne, Connor Price

Votes: 161

23. Unmarried Mothers (1953)

88 min | Drama

5.2
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At a summer-evening dance a young girl meets a man who tells her he is a doctor. They go off together, and after that she never sees him again. She learns that she is pregnant and inquires ... See full summary »

Directors: Hans Dahlin, Bengt Logardt | Stars: Eva Stiberg, Bengt Logardt, Öllegård Wellton, Lennart Lindberg

Votes: 13

24. The Bread Maker (2003)

82 min | Romance

5.2
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Director: Anita Reilly McGee | Stars: Sherry White, Jonathan Torrens, Rick Boland, Joel Thomas Hynes

Votes: 26

25. Horse Thieves (2005)

76 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.1
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A character study of a group of petty thieves who seem to have no specific direction or place in life.

Director: Adam Smoluk | Stars: Adam Smoluk, Melissa Dionisio, Ernesto Griffith, Tom Keenan

Votes: 32

26. Trip (I) (2014)

15 min | Short, Drama

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Trip tells the story of 19 year old Casey, a teenage mother that is forced to make some serious decisions about her future. Casey wants the best for her three-year-old son and his future ... See full summary »

Director: Dominick Evans | Stars: Sarah Jordan, Jay A. Taylor, Gregory R. Kennedy, Emily Marie Callaway

27. Motives & Murders: Cracking the Case (2012– )
Episode: An Orphans Ordeal (2013)

44 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

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In Boston, 18-year-old Amy Roman is found slaughtered in her South End apartment. Police believe the victim knew her assailant. But when the case goes cold, her determined family undertakes an investigation of their own.

Director: Sean Turrell | Stars: Perry Norton, Marcela Garzaro, Eldrick Manning, Al McFoster

28. Family Guy (1999– )
Episode: Brian's a Bad Father (2014)

TV-14 | 21 min | Animation, Comedy

6.0
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Brian uses his son to get a writing job for a TV show, and Quagmire stops being friends with Peter after Peter shoots him.

Directors: Jerry Langford, Dominic Bianchi, James Purdum | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

Votes: 661

29. Popular (1999–2001)
Episode: Citizen Shame (2000)

TV-14 | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.6
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Carmen runs away from home and moves in with Sam. Jane finds out she's pregnant. Brooke bonds with her new teacher, but she gets her in trouble. Ms. Glass wants to deceive her rich Aussie uncle, so she hires Nicole to play her daughter.

Director: Lev L. Spiro | Stars: Leslie Bibb, Carly Pope, Tamara Mello, Christopher Gorham

Votes: 28

30. The Hitchhiker (1983–1991)
Episode: Hit and Run (1989)

24 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A deadbeat, who's abandoned his family and is on his way to meet the girl he likes, ends up in a hit and run situation. However, the man he ran over begins to haunt his conscious.

Director: Randy Bradshaw | Stars: Bruce Weitz, Norma Dell'Agnese, Sabrina Boudot, Page Fletcher

Votes: 11

31. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Holidays of Future Passed (2011)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.2
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It's the most wonderful time of the year, and the Simpsons flash forward thirty years and find themselves in a tech-savvy, futuristic Springfield. Bart and Lisa have children of their own ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Oliver | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,021

32. American Dad! (2005– )
Episode: Jack's Back (2009)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

7.1
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Steve becomes friends with Stan's father and tries to talk Stan into helping him at his upcoming trial, while Hayley gets an internship at Roger's bar.

Directors: Rodney Clouden, Anthony Lioi | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Scott Grimes, Rachael MacFarlane

Votes: 295

33. Working the Engels (2014)
Episode: Jenna vs. The Momfia (2014)

Comedy

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Director: James Genn | Stars: Andrea Martin, Kacey Rohl, Azura Skye, Benjamin Arthur

34. Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
Episode: Let Loose the Dogs (2008)

48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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One of the conspirators running a fixed dog fighting competition is murdered and the drunkard who is the prime suspect happens to be Murdoch's estranged father.

Director: Don McBrearty | Stars: Yannick Bisson, Helene Joy, Thomas Craig, Jonny Harris

Votes: 132

35. King of the Hill (1997–2010)
Episode: Life: A Loser's Manual (2008)

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

7.1
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Peggy's jailbird brother (Luanne's father) comes to town, and commits another crime; and Lucky feels sorry for him, so he takes the blame.

Director: Anthony Chun | Stars: Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon, Brittany Murphy

Votes: 72

36. King (2011– )
Episode: Lori Gilbert (2011)

Crime, Drama

7.7
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It's been more than a year since detective Jessica King was demoted to answering phones in emergency response, due to a "personality difference" between her and her former boss. Now a new ... See full summary »

Director: Clark Johnson | Stars: Amy Price-Francis, Alan Van Sprang, Gabriel Hogan, Suzanne Coy

Votes: 43

37. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Sitting (2015)

TV-MA | 19 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.0
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Archer babysits AJ for the weekend.

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Andrew Donnelly, Judy Greer, Amber Nash

Votes: 512

38. 'Til Death Do Us Part (2006– )
Episode: Storage Unit Murder (2007)

Crime, Drama, Fantasy

5.8
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Director: Ken Hanes | Stars: John Waters, Anna Silk, Jefferson Brown, Seann Gallagher

Votes: 13

39. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: The Bots and the Bees (2012)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance

7.7
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Bender fathers a child with the office beverage machine.

Directors: Stephen Sandoval, Peter Avanzino | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 864

40. Archer (2009– )
Episode: The Holdout (2015)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.2
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Archer must salvage a crashed plane for the CIA after he disappeared for six weeks in Thailand.

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 599

41. The Collector (2004–2006)
Episode: The Person with Aids (2006)

42 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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The DevilÂ's cruel new joke is a client who doesnÂ't even remember making a deal.

Director: J.B. Sugar | Stars: Chris Kramer, Sonya Salomaa, Christine Chatelain, Aidan Drummond

Votes: 6

42. The Beachcombers (1972–1990)
Episode: Twice the Pleasure (1986)

Adventure, Comedy

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While on patrol in his car, John hears the cries of babies. He is surprised to find that the sound is coming from the back seat, where he finds two newborn baby girls. According to the note... See full summary »

Director: Arvi Liimatainen | Stars: Bruno Gerussi, Robert Clothier, Jackson Davies, Pat John