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1. Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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88 Metascore

A washed-up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself in the days leading up to the opening of his Broadway play.

Writers: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo, Raymond Carver | Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu | Stars: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough

2. Boyhood (I) (2014)

R | 165 min | Drama

8.2
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100 Metascore

The life of Mason, from early childhood to his arrival at college.

Writer: Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Elijah Smith

3. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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81 Metascore

After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.

Writers: David O. Russell, Matthew Quick | Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver

4. Bones (2005– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama | Active

8.1
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A forensic anthropologist and a cocky FBI agent build a team to investigate death causes. And quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones.

Creator: Hart Hanson | Stars: Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin, T.J. Thyne

5. That '70s Show (1998–2006)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

8.1
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A comedy revolving around a group of teenage friends, their mishaps, and their coming of age, set in 1970s Wisconsin.

Creators: Mark Brazill, Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner | Stars: Topher Grace, Laura Prepon, Mila Kunis, Danny Masterson

6. Dazed and Confused (1993)

R | 102 min | Comedy

7.7
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78 Metascore

The adventures of incoming high school and junior high students on the last day of school, in May of 1976.

Writer: Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Jason London, Wiley Wiggins, Matthew McConaughey, Rory Cochrane

7. Mean Girls (2004)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

7.0
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66 Metascore

Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.

Writers: Rosalind Wiseman, Tina Fey | Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Lindsay Lohan, Jonathan Bennett, Rachel McAdams, Tina Fey

8. Almost Famous (2000)

R | 122 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.9
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90 Metascore

A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies it on their concert tour.

Writer: Cameron Crowe | Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Billy Crudup, Patrick Fugit, Kate Hudson, Frances McDormand

9. Grounded for Life (2001–2005)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Thirty-something Irish Catholic couple Sean and Claudia deal with their three children as well as Sean's judgmental father and his carefree brother.

Creators: Bill Martin, Mike Schiff | Stars: Donal Logue, Megyn Price, Kevin Corrigan, Lynsey Bartilson

10. Sex Tape (2014)

R | 94 min | Comedy

5.1
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36 Metascore

A married couple wake up to discover that the sex tape they made the evening before has gone missing, leading to a frantic search for its whereabouts.

Writers: Kate Angelo, Jason Segel, Nicholas Stoller | Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: Jason Segel, Cameron Diaz, Rob Corddry, Ellie Kemper

11. Easy A (2010)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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72 Metascore

A clean-cut high school student relies on the school's rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing.

Writer: Bert V. Royal | Director: Will Gluck | Stars: Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Penn Badgley, Dan Byrd

12. South Park (1997– )

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

8.8
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Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.

Creators: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Brian Graden | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall

13. Saved by the Bell (1989–1993)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.0
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A TV show centered on six students and their years at Bayside High School in Palisades, California.

Creator: Sam Bobrick | Stars: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Mario Lopez, Dustin Diamond, Lark Voorhies

14. Bridesmaids (I) (2011)

R | 125 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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75 Metascore

Competition between the maid of honor and a bridesmaid, over who is the bride's best friend, threatens to upend the life of an out-of-work pastry chef.

Writers: Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo | Director: Paul Feig | Stars: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Terry Crews

15. Superbad (2007)

R | 113 min | Comedy

7.6
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76 Metascore

Two co-dependent high school seniors are forced to deal with separation anxiety after their plan to stage a booze-soaked party goes awry.

Writers: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg | Director: Greg Mottola | Stars: Michael Cera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Bill Hader

16. Malcolm in the Middle (2000–2006)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.0
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A gifted young teen tries to survive with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.

Creator: Linwood Boomer | Stars: Frankie Muniz, Jane Kaczmarek, Bryan Cranston, Christopher Masterson

17. Anger Management (2012– )

21 min | Comedy | Active

6.8
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Charlie is a former baseball player. In his final game, he gave himself a career-ending injury when he tried to snap a bat over his leg in anger. He becomes an anger management therapist and runs a successful private practice. His life is complicated by an ex-wife and a teenage daughter who has obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Creator: Bruce Helford | Stars: Shawnee Smith, Charlie Sheen, Noureen DeWulf, Michael Arden

18. The Fighter (I) (2010)

R | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.9
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79 Metascore

A look at the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s.

Writers: Scott Silver, Paul Tamasy, Eric Johnson, Keith Dorrington | Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo

19. Not Another Teen Movie (2001)

R | 89 min | Comedy

5.7
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32 Metascore

A sendup of all the teen movies that have accumulated in the past two decades.

Writers: Mike Bender, Adam Jay Epstein, Andrew Jacobson, Phil Beauman, Buddy Johnson | Director: Joel Gallen | Stars: Chyler Leigh, Jaime Pressly, Chris Evans, Eric Christian Olsen

20. Crash (I) (2004)

R | 112 min | Drama

7.9
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69 Metascore

Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.

Writers: Paul Haggis, Robert Moresco | Director: Paul Haggis | Stars: Don Cheadle, Sandra Bullock, Thandie Newton, Karina Arroyave

21. Big Fish (2003)

PG-13 | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.0
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58 Metascore

A son tries to learn more about his dying father by reliving stories and myths he told about his life.

Writers: Daniel Wallace, John August | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange

22. Movie 43 (2013)

R | 94 min | Comedy

4.4
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18 Metascore

A series of interconnected short films follows a washed-up producer as he pitches insane story lines featuring some of the biggest stars in Hollywood.

Writers: Rocky Russo, Jeremy Sosenko, Ricky Blitt, Bill O'Malley, Will Graham, Jack Kukoda, Matt Portenoy, Claes Kjellstrom, Jonas Wittenmark, Tobias Carlson, Will Carlough, Jonathan van Tulleken, Elizabeth Shapiro, Patrik Forsberg, Olle Sarri, Jacob Fleisher, Greg Pritikin, James Gunn | Directors: Elizabeth Banks, Steven Brill, Steve Carr, Rusty Cundieff, James Duffy, Griffin Dunne, Peter Farrelly, Patrik Forsberg, Will Graham, James Gunn, Brett Ratner, Jonathan van Tulleken, Bob Odenkirk | Stars: Emma Stone, Stephen Merchant, Richard Gere, Liev Schreiber

23. Mom (2013– )

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Centers on Christy, a newly sober single mom who tries to pull her life together in Napa Valley.

Creators: Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, Gemma Baker | Stars: Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Sadie Calvano, Matt Jones

24. Hugo (2011)

PG | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.6
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83 Metascore

Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.

Writers: John Logan, Brian Selznick | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee, Ben Kingsley

25. 3 Idiots (2009)

PG-13 | 170 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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67 Metascore

Two friends are searching for their long lost companion. They revisit their college days and recall the memories of their friend who inspired them to think differently, even as the rest of the world called them "idiots".

Writers: Rajkumar Hirani, Abhijit Joshi, Vidhu Vinod Chopra | Director: Rajkumar Hirani | Stars: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh, Sharman Joshi

26. School of Rock (2003)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Music

7.1
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82 Metascore

A wannabe rock star in need of cash poses as a substitute teacher at a prep school, and tries to turn his class into a rock band.

Writer: Mike White | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Jack Black, Mike White, Joan Cusack, Adam Pascal

27. The King of Queens (1998–2007)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

7.4
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Delivery man Doug Heffernan has a good life: He's got a pretty wife (Carrie), a big TV and friends to watch it with. Then Carrie's goofy and annoying father Arthur moves in with them.

Creators: David Litt, Michael J. Weithorn | Stars: Kevin James, Leah Remini, Jerry Stiller, Victor Williams

28. 8 Mile (2002)

R | 110 min | Drama, Music

6.9
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77 Metascore

A young rapper, struggling with every aspect of his life, wants to make the most of what could be his final opportunity but his problems around gives him doubts.

Writer: Scott Silver | Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Eminem, Brittany Murphy, Kim Basinger, Mekhi Phifer

29. Awkward. (2011– )

21 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | Active

7.8
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An unpopular 15 year old gains immediate, yet unwanted, popularity at her high school when the student body mistakes an accident she has for a suicide attempt.

Creator: Lauren Iungerich | Stars: Ashley Rickards, Beau Mirchoff, Jillian Rose Reed, Molly Tarlov

30. The Inbetweeners (2008–2010)

TV-14 | 25 min | Comedy

8.5
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The exploits of four friends, who are socially only marginally above what one of them calls "the freaks", are presented as they grow from their late teen years into adults and as they go on... See full summary »

Stars: Simon Bird, James Buckley, Blake Harrison, Joe Thomas

31. The Reader (2008)

R | 124 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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58 Metascore

Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.

Writers: David Hare, Bernhard Schlink | Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz, Jeanette Hain

32. The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.0
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66 Metascore

SpongeBob SquarePants takes leave from the town of Bikini Bottom in order to track down King Neptune's stolen crown.

Writers: Stephen Hillenburg, Derek Drymon, Tim Hill, Kent Osborne, Aaron Springer, Paul Tibbitt | Directors: Stephen Hillenburg, Mark Osborne | Stars: Jeffrey Tambor, Rodger Bumpass, Carolyn Lawrence, Clancy Brown

33. The Room (2003)

R | 99 min | Drama

3.5
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Johnny is a successful banker who lives happily in a San Francisco townhouse with his fiancée, Lisa. One day, inexplicably, she gets bored of him and decides to seduce Johnny's best friend, Mark. From there, nothing will be the same again.

Writer: Tommy Wiseau | Director: Tommy Wiseau | Stars: Tommy Wiseau, Juliette Danielle, Greg Sestero, Philip Haldiman

34. Y Tu Mamá También (2001)

R | 106 min | Drama

7.7
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88 Metascore

In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.

Writers: Alfonso Cuarón, Carlos Cuarón | Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Maribel Verdú, Gael García Bernal, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Ana López Mercado

35. Police Academy (1984)

R | 96 min | Comedy

6.6
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41 Metascore

A group of good-hearted but incompetent misfits enter the police academy, but the instructors there are not going to put up with their pranks.

Writers: Neal Israel, Pat Proft, Hugh Wilson | Director: Hugh Wilson | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, G.W. Bailey, Kim Cattrall, Bubba Smith

36. Auntie Mame (1958)

Unrated | 143 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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An orphan goes to live with his free-spirited aunt. Conflict ensues when the executor of his father's estate objects to the aunt's lifestyle.

Writers: Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Patrick Dennis | Director: Morton DaCosta | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Forrest Tucker, Coral Browne, Fred Clark

37. The To Do List (2013)

R | 104 min | Comedy

5.8
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61 Metascore

Feeling pressured to become more sexually experienced before she goes to college, Brandy Klark makes a list of things to accomplish before hitting campus in the fall.

Writer: Maggie Carey | Director: Maggie Carey | Stars: Aubrey Plaza, Johnny Simmons, Bill Hader, Alia Shawkat

38. Doubt (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Mystery

7.5
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68 Metascore

A Catholic school principal questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student.

Writer: John Patrick Shanley | Director: John Patrick Shanley | Stars: Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Viola Davis

39. Parenthood (1989)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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82 Metascore

The Buckman family is a midwestern family all dealing with their lives: estranged relatives, raising children, pressures of the job, and learning to be a good parent and spouse.

Writers: Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel, Ron Howard | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest, Jason Robards

40. The Bodyguard (1992)

R | 129 min | Action, Drama, Music

6.1
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A former Secret Service agent takes on the job of bodyguard to a pop singer, whose lifestyle is most unlike a President's.

Writer: Lawrence Kasdan | Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston, Gary Kemp, Bill Cobbs

41. American Pie 2 (2001)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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43 Metascore

The continuing bawdy adventures of a group of friends reuniting after their first year of college.

Writers: Adam Herz, David H. Steinberg | Director: J.B. Rogers | Stars: Jason Biggs, Seann William Scott, Shannon Elizabeth, Alyson Hannigan

42. Bring It On (2000)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Sport

5.9
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52 Metascore

A champion high school cheerleading squad discovers its previous captain stole all their best routines from an inner-city school and must scramble to compete at this year's championships.

Writer: Jessica Bendinger | Director: Peyton Reed | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku, Jesse Bradford, Gabrielle Union

43. I Love You, Man (2009)

R | 105 min | Comedy

7.1
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70 Metascore

Friendless Peter Klaven goes on a series of man-dates to find a Best Man for his wedding. But, when his insta-bond with his new B.F.F. puts a strain on his relationship with his fiancée, can the trio learn to live happily ever after?

Writers: John Hamburg, Larry Levin | Director: John Hamburg | Stars: Paul Rudd, Jason Segel, Rashida Jones, Sarah Burns

44. Adventureland (2009)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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76 Metascore

In the summer of 1987, a college graduate takes a 'nowhere' job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.

Writer: Greg Mottola | Director: Greg Mottola | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds, Kelsey Ford

45. Take Me Home Tonight (2011)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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42 Metascore

Four years after graduation, an awkward high school genius uses his sister's boyfriend's Labor Day party as the perfect opportunity to make his move on his high school crush.

Writers: Jackie Filgo, Jeff Filgo, Topher Grace, Gordon Kaywin | Director: Michael Dowse | Stars: Topher Grace, Anna Faris, Dan Fogler, Teresa Palmer

46. Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)

R | 84 min | Comedy

7.3
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89 Metascore

Kazakh TV talking head Borat is dispatched to the United States to report on the greatest country in the world. With a documentary crew in tow, Borat becomes more interested in locating and marrying Pamela Anderson.

Writers: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anthony Hines, Peter Baynham, Dan Mazer, Todd Phillips | Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Ken Davitian, Luenell, Chester

47. Sweet Home Alabama (2002)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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45 Metascore

A young woman with a Southern background runs away from her husband in Alabama and reinvents herself as a New York socialite.

Writers: Douglas J. Eboch, C. Jay Cox | Director: Andy Tennant | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Patrick Dempsey, Josh Lucas, Candice Bergen

48. Meet the Fockers (2004)

PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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41 Metascore

All hell breaks loose when the Byrnes family meets the Focker family for the first time.

Writers: Greg Glienna, Mary Ruth Clarke, Jim Herzfeld, Marc Hyman, John Hamburg | Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Blythe Danner, Teri Polo

49. Striptease (1996)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

4.2
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A stripper and single mother gets dragged into a dangerous situation after a congressman takes a fancy to her.

Writers: Carl Hiaasen, Andrew Bergman | Director: Andrew Bergman | Stars: Demi Moore, Burt Reynolds, Armand Assante, Ving Rhames

50. My Wife and Kids (2001–2005)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

6.7
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Michael Kyle longs for a traditional life, but his day-trader wife Janet, gangsta rap-worshipping son Michael Jr., and brooding daughters Claire and Kady make his dream just that ... a dream.

Creators: Don Reo, Damon Wayans | Stars: Damon Wayans, Tisha Campbell-Martin, George Gore II, Parker McKenna Posey