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1. American Beauty (1999)

R | 122 min | Drama, Romance

8.4
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86 Metascore

A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley

Votes: 910,184 | Gross: $130.10M

2. Fred Claus (2007)

PG | 116 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.6
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42 Metascore

Fred Claus, Santa's bitter older brother, is forced to move to the North Pole to help Santa and the elves prepare for Christmas in exchange for cash.

Director: David Dobkin | Stars: Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti, Elizabeth Banks, John Michael Higgins

Votes: 34,282 | Gross: $72.01M

3. Up in the Air (I) (2009)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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83 Metascore

Ryan Bingham enjoys living out of a suitcase for his job traveling around the country firing people, but finds that lifestyle threatened by the presence of a potential love interest and a new hire.

Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Jason Bateman

Votes: 285,202 | Gross: $83.82M

4. The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.8
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52 Metascore

An insurance investigator and an efficency expert who hate each other are both hypnotized by a crooked hypnotist with a jade scorpion into stealing jewels.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Greg Stebner, Woody Allen, John Tormey, John Schuck

Votes: 34,120 | Gross: $7.50M

5. Two for the Road (1967)

Approved | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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A couple in the south of France non-sequentially spin down the highways of infidelity in their troubled ten-year marriage.

Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Albert Finney, Eleanor Bron, William Daniels

Votes: 9,945

6. Cheaper by the Dozen (1950)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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"Cheaper By the Dozen", based on the real-life story of the Gilbreth family, follows them from Providence, Rhode Island to Montclair, New Jersey, and details the amusing anecdotes found in ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Clifton Webb, Myrna Loy, Jeanne Crain, Betty Lynn

Votes: 3,995

7. The Pajama Game (1957)

Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.8
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An Iowa pajama factory worker falls in love with an affable superintendent who had been hired by the factory's boss to help oppose the workers' demand for a pay rise.

Directors: George Abbott, Stanley Donen | Stars: Doris Day, John Raitt, Carol Haney, Eddie Foy Jr.

Votes: 2,611

8. The Efficiency Expert (1992)

PG | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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An expert on productivity shows wacky workers in 1966 Australia how to run their moccasin factory like clockwork, despite laying off more than half the workforce.

Director: Mark Joffe | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Ben Mendelsohn, Alwyn Kurts, Bruno Lawrence

Votes: 1,462 | Gross: $0.10M

9. Salmer fra kjøkkenet (2003)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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75 Metascore

A scientific observer's job of observing an old cantankerous single man's kitchen habits is complicated by his growing friendship with him.

Director: Bent Hamer | Stars: Tomas Norström, Joachim Calmeyer, Bjørn Floberg, Reine Brynolfsson

Votes: 7,392 | Gross: $0.35M

10. The Battle of the Sexes (1960)

84 min | Comedy

6.8
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Angela Barrows, an accomplished business analyst from the US, attempts to contemporise the late MacPherson's tweed factory, shaking the very foundation of a men-only company.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Peter Sellers, Robert Morley, Constance Cummings, Jameson Clark

Votes: 943

11. The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)

R | 100 min | Comedy

7.1
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Fresh-faced young Michael Rimmer worms his way into an opinion poll company and is soon running the place. He uses this as a springboard to get into politics, and in the mini-skirted ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Billington | Stars: Peter Cook, Denholm Elliott, Ronald Fraser, Vanessa Howard

Votes: 494

12. Palmy Days (1931)

77 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

8.0
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An assistant of phony psychic leaves the fraudulent business and becomes an efficiency expert.

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Charlotte Greenwood, Barbara Weeks, Spencer Charters, Paul Page

Votes: 419

13. Raggedy Ann and Andy in The Great Santa Claus Caper (1978 TV Movie)

30 min | Animation, Family

6.8
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When inventor/efficiency expert Alexander Graham Wolf plots to take over Santa's workshop, Comet asks for help from Raggedy Ann, Andy and their dog, Raggedy Arthur.

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: June Foray, Daws Butler, Les Tremayne

Votes: 58

14. Spur der Steine (1966)

139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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A film about living and working conditions in the GDR of the 60's. Includes a little love story of course.

Director: Frank Beyer | Stars: Manfred Krug, Krystyna Stypulkowska, Jutta Hoffmann, Eberhard Esche

Votes: 686

15. Keep 'Em Rolling (1934)

Passed | 69 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.4
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Sergeant Benny Walsh, a U.S. Army cavalryman, and his horse, Rodney, share a kindred spirit that is sympathetic to each other's needs. After years of service to his country, Sergeant Walsh,... See full summary »

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Walter Huston, Frances Dee, Minna Gombell, Frank Conroy

Votes: 76

16. King Kelly of the U.S.A. (1934)

Passed | 66 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

4.6
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A theatrical troupe headed by a flashy showman finds itself in the tiny--and bankrupt--kingdom of Belgardia. The showman falls in love with the daughter of the dotty king, who has promised her to another. Complications ensue.

Director: Leonard Fields | Stars: Guy Robertson, Edgar Kennedy, Irene Ware, Ferdinand Gottschalk

Votes: 84

17. The Champagne Safari (1995)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary

6.9
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The story of Charles E. Bedaux, Franco-American industrial efficiency expert, adventurer, and Nazi collaborator.

Director: George Ungar | Stars: Jim Morris, Colm Feore, David Hemblen, Charles Bedaux

Votes: 42

18. Alarm Clock Andy (1920)

50 min | Comedy

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Andy is a timid young man who lives his life completely in the power of his friends, his boss, and his family. But fortune suddenly smiles on him, and he becomes the forthright man he ... See full summary »

Director: Jerome Storm | Stars: Charles Ray, Millicent Fisher, George Webb, Tom Guise

19. C.I.A. Holes (2003)

7 min | Comedy, Short

5.2
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Director: Rob Gray | Stars: Meghan Arata, Troy A. Blome, Jeffrey Brandt, Laura Chapnick

Votes: 6

20. Love in Gloom (1941)

Approved | 19 min | Short, Musical, Comedy

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Henny Youngman, Efficiency Expert (good role for a one-liner specialist), takes over the "Meet A Mate" agency and immediately begins to revamp the operations in order to increase business. ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Henny Youngman, Al Shean, The Radio Rogues, Jimmy Hollywood

21. Mealtime Magic (1951)

Approved | 9 min | Short, Comedy

5.6
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A beautiful new bride is informed that there will be unexpected guests for dinner and she has only 45 minutes to prepare and have the meal on the table. She has more than a few problems. ... See full summary »

Director: Dave O'Brien | Star: Pete Smith

Votes: 5

22. The Customary Two Weeks (1917)

Comedy

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Director: Saul Harrison | Stars: Craig Ward, Herbert Evans, Robert Ellis, Joseph Burke

23. Chuck (2007–2012)
Episode: Chuck Versus Tom Sawyer (2008)

TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

8.8
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Chuck flashes on a person at the Buy More, he's a nuclear terrorist looking for Jeff. Chuck hangs out with Jeff to discover why he's being targeted. The team will need Jeff's help prevent a nuclear attack.

Director: Norman Buckley | Stars: Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski, Joshua Gomez, Ryan McPartlin

Votes: 903

24. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Days of Misrule (2008)

TV-14 | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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During the Christmas days Barnaby has to solve an explosion as well as a number of murders near a freight company while trying to cope with his acting CS who has very strong beliefs about teamwork.

Director: Renny Rye | Stars: John Nettles, Jason Hughes, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson

Votes: 261

25. The Lucy Show (1962–1968)
Episode: Lucy and the Efficiency Expert (1966)

22 min | Comedy

7.6
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An overbearing efficiency expert threatens to change the way Mr. Mooney runs his bank branch.

Director: Maury Thompson | Stars: Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Phil Silvers, Tol Avery

Votes: 34

26. NewsRadio (1995–1999)
Episode: Planbee (1997)

23 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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The station is losing money and Jimmy decides to bring in an efficiency expert and cut costs. Matthew picks that day to be more odd than usual.

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

Votes: 81

27. NewsRadio (1995–1999)
Episode: Super Karate Monkey Death Car (1997)

22 min | Comedy, Romance

8.8
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Andrea wants everybody to take a lie detector test while Mr. James does a book reading of his autobiography.

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

Votes: 115