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1. Short Circuit (1986)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

6.5
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Number 5 of a group of experimental robots in a lab is electrocuted, suddenly becomes intelligent, and escapes.

Writers: S.S. Wilson, Brent Maddock | Director: John Badham | Stars: Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens, Austin Pendleton

Votes: 39,247

2. Harvey (1950)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six-foot rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but he may be wiser than anyone knows.

Writers: Mary Chase, Oscar Brodney | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: James Stewart, Josephine Hull, Peggy Dow, Charles Drake

Votes: 42,024

3. Ball of Fire (1941)

Passed | 111 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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A group of ivory-tower lexicographers realize they need to hear how real people talk, and end up helping a beautiful singer avoid police and escape from the Mob.

Writers: Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, Thomas Monroe | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Oskar Homolka, Henry Travers

Votes: 7,369

4. Character (1997)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Jacob Katadreuffe lives mute with his mother, has no contact with his father who only works against him and wants to become a lawyer, at all costs.

Writers: Ferdinand Bordewijk, Mike van Diem, Laurens Geels, Ruud van Megen | Director: Mike van Diem | Stars: Pavlik Jansen op de Haar, Jan Decleir, Fedja van Huêt, Betty Schuurman

Votes: 8,855

5. Torremolinos 73 (2003)

Unrated | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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62 Metascore

Set in 1973 Spain, a struggling encyclopedia salesman and his wife take advantage of an offer to make adult films. The act turns him into an aspring legit filmmaker and her into an international sex symbol.

Writer: Pablo Berger | Director: Pablo Berger | Stars: Javier Cámara, Candela Peña, Juan Diego, Fernando Tejero

Votes: 2,727

6. Maîtresse (1975)

X | 112 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A common thief (Depardieu) breaks into the house of a professional dominatrix (Ogier), and begins to help her "train" her clients. Though this world is alien to his experience, he finds ... See full summary »

Writers: Barbet Schroeder, Paul Voujargol | Director: Barbet Schroeder | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Bulle Ogier, André Rouyer, Nathalie Keryan

Votes: 1,097

7. Dodsworth (1936)

Passed | 101 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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A retired auto manufacturer and his wife take a long-planned European vacation only to find that they want very different things from life.

Writers: Sinclair Lewis, Sidney Howard | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Walter Huston, Ruth Chatterton, Paul Lukas, Mary Astor

Votes: 5,895

8. The Cherry Orchard (1999)

Not Rated | 141 min | Drama

6.5
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56 Metascore

Madame Ranevskaya (Rampling) is a spoiled aging aristocratic lady, who returns from a trip to Paris to face the loss of her magnificent Cherry Orchard estate after a default on the mortgage... See full summary »

Writers: Anton Chekhov, Mihalis Kakogiannis | Director: Mihalis Kakogiannis | Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Alan Bates, Katrin Cartlidge, Owen Teale

Votes: 481

9. Civilisation (1969 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Documentary, History, Music

8.8
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Stars: Kenneth Clark, Nicholas Blake, William Devlin, Ronald Lacey

Votes: 397

10. Truth in Numbers? Everything, According to Wikipedia (2010)

85 min | Documentary

7.3
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After viewing this provocative documentary, you will never look at Wikipedia the same way. Filmmakers Scott Glosserman and Nic Hill engagingly explore the history and cultural implications ... See full summary »

Directors: Scott Glosserman, Nic Hill | Stars: Richard Branson, Vint Cerf, Ed Chi, Noam Chomsky

Votes: 71

11. Devil May Hare (1954)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.7
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Bugs Bunny finds the Tasmanian Devil in his encyclopedia just as the animal threatens to devour him.

Writer: Sid Marcus | Director: Robert McKimson | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 791

12. The J-K Conspiracy (2004)

72 min | Comedy

7.7
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San Diego radio host Dave Rickards is accused of stealing his partner's encyclopedia, triggering a comedic misadventure co-starring Bob Costas, Dom Irrera, Doug Flutie, Davy Jones, Dr. ... See full summary »

Writer: Cookie 'Chainsaw' Randolph | Director: Cookie 'Chainsaw' Randolph | Stars: Dave Rickards, Shelly Dunn, Cookie 'Chainsaw' Randolph, Tom Stephenson

Votes: 98

13. Pokémon Red Version (1996 Video Game)

E | Adventure

8.8
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Can YOU catch all 150 Pokemon?

Director: Satoshi Tajiri

Votes: 128

14. Death of a Champion (1939)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.1
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Oliver Quade is a pitchman who follows state fairs that feature dog shows---which limits his territory more than a little---at which he sells encyclopedias...and does it well as he ... See full summary »

Writers: Frank Gruber, Stuart Palmer, Cortland Fitzsimmons | Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Lynne Overman, Virginia Dale, Joseph Allen, Donald O'Connor

Votes: 19

15. Nit-Witty Kitty (1951)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.4
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Tom has amnesia and believes he's a mouse. Jerry, finding him more obnoxious as a fellow rodent than as a cat, seeks to cure him with a blow to the head.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna | Star: Lillian Randolph

Votes: 366

16. Pokédex 3D Pro (2012 Video Game)

E | Animation, Fantasy

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Star: Marc Thompson

17. Encyclopédie audiovisuelle du cinéma (1978–1979)

Documentary

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Star: Jean Rochefort

18. A Zombie's Life (2009)

2 min | Short, Comedy

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Writer: Juan Pérez | Director: Juan Pérez | Stars: David Díaz, María Eugenia López, David Hernández, Juan Pérez

19. Volume I (2008)

8 min | Short

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An animation film, based on an extensive collection of commercial stock photos. A selection of 12.000 royalty free images are arranged according to criteria of form and content and ... See full summary »

Creator: Fred Froehlich | Director: Fred Froehlich

20. Woodman, Spare That Tree (1942)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.8
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The Fox, a lumberjack, sets off to chop down his daily tree. He decides on the Crow's but the Crow is determined to save his home. He tries appealing to the Fox's sympathies with poetry and... See full summary »

Writer: Jack Cosgriff | Director: Bob Wickersham | Star: Frank Graham

Votes: 19

21. Pokédex 3D (2011 Video Game)

Animation

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22. I Dream of My Friends (1993)

114 min | Drama

7.5
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Writers: Dimitris Nollas, Nikos Panayotopoulos | Director: Nikos Panayotopoulos | Stars: Lefteris Voyatzis, Akilas Karazisis, Giannis Karatzogiannis, Stathis Livathinos

Votes: 12

23. Disneypedia: JungleMania! (2007 Video)

G | 14 min | Documentary, Short, Family

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A trip into the jungles of India to learn about the real life counterparts to your favorite "Jungle Book" animals.

Writer: Eddie Bonin | Director: Eddie Bonin

24. This Month in History (2010– )

22 min | Documentary, History, Talk-Show

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Dr. Leigh-Davis hosts "This Month in History," (formerly & a.k.a. "On This Very Month" & "On This Very Week";) telling listeners about historical events which occurred in the present month.... See full summary »

Creator: Dr. Leigh-Davis | Star: Dr. Leigh-Davis

25. Potok (1985)

6 min | Animation, Short

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Writer: Andrzej Baranski | Director: Andrzej Baranski

26. Lexicon 32 (1980)

Documentary, Short

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Writer: Andrzej Baranski | Director: Andrzej Baranski

27. The Last Enemy (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2008)

TV-PG | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.3
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Stephen continues his search for Yasim as two groups track his movements, T.I.A. marketing intensifies at Parliament, and an unexpected illegal debarks at the port.

Writer: Peter Berry | Director: Iain B. MacDonald | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Anamaria Marinca, Max Beesley, Robert Carlyle

Votes: 52

28. Unnatural History (2010– )
Episode: Fountain of Truth (2010)

Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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Henry's Godfather leaves Henry a trunk containing artifacts which leads him to uncover a secret discovery made by Ponce de Leon.

Creator: Mike Werb | Director: Holly Dale | Stars: Kevin G. Schmidt, Jordan Gavaris, Italia Ricci, Martin Donovan

Votes: 25

29. The Flying Doctors (1986–1992)
Episode: Friends and Lovers (1987)

Drama

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Writer: John Reeves | Director: Mark Defriest | Stars: Robert Grubb, Lenore Smith, Peter O'Brien, Max Cullen

30. How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014)
Episode: Intervention (2008)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Romance

8.8
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Ted, Robin, Marshall, and Lily all begin getting cold feet because of their imminent life changes, and Barney tries to prove that he can pick up a woman while posing as an 80-year-old man.

Creators: Carter Bays, Craig Thomas | Director: Michael J. Shea | Stars: Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris

Votes: 1,456

31. Goosebumps (1995–1998)
Episode: It Came from Beneath the Sink (1996)

Not Rated | 22 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

7.2
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When her family moves into a new house, Kat finds a sponge which appears to be alive, but no-one will believe her. After the discovery, the family is besieged by bad luck, and Kat is convinced the sponge is behind it.

Writers: R.L. Stine, Billy Brown, Dan Angel, Rick Drew | Director: David Winning | Stars: Katharine Isabelle, Tyrone Savage, Amanda Tapping, Howard Hoover

Votes: 149

32. Three's Company (1977–1984)
Episode: Jack Looks for a Job (1977)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.9
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Jack's job search lands him a job as a nude model and an encyclopedia salesman.

Creators: Don Nicholl, Michael Ross, Bernard West | Director: Bill Hobin | Stars: John Ritter, Joyce DeWitt, Suzanne Somers, Audra Lindley

Votes: 58

33. You Can't Do That on Television (1979–1990)
Episode: Rumors

TV-Y | Family, Comedy

When the nameplate and star disappear from Christine's dressing room door, and her key no longer fits the lock, word spreads that she's being fired.

Writers: Londos D'Arrigo, Geoffrey Darby, Brian Nichol, Roger Damon Price | Director: Geoffrey Darby | Stars: Abby Hagyard, Kevin Kubusheskie, Les Lye, Christine McGlade

34. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: Space Mutiny (1997)

TV-14 | Comedy, Sci-Fi

9.5
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Mike and the 'bots learn the 80s were worse than they thought as they endure the putrid sci-fi epic, Space Mutiny (1988).

Creator: Joel Hodgson | Director: Kevin Murphy | Stars: Bill Corbett, Patrick Brantseg, Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 477

35. Four Star Playhouse (1952–1956)
Episode: The Answer (1954)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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A disillusioned Hollywood screenwriter returns to his old neighborhood bar, where he meets an alcoholic genius and undergoes an epiphany.

Writer: Leonard Freeman | Director: Roy Kellino | Stars: David Niven, Anthony Caruso, Nestor Paiva, Carolyn Jones

Votes: 14

36. Good Times (1974–1979)
Episode: The Encyclopedia Hustle (1974)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

6.8
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The Evans family realizes that they may have been scammed by a blind man selling encyclopedias.

Creators: Eric Monte, Mike Evans, Norman Lear | Director: Herbert Kenwith | Stars: Esther Rolle, John Amos, Ja'net DuBois, Ralph Carter

Votes: 25

37. Telephone Time (1956–1958)
Episode: The Golden Junkman (1956)

30 min | Drama

7.3
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A Greek immigrant to the US goes to work at a junkyard owned by his friend. As he becomes more successful, he brings his wife and sons over from Greece, but his wife dies in a flu epidemic,... See full summary »

Writer: Donald S. Sanford | Director: Roy Kellino | Stars: John Nesbitt, Lon Chaney Jr., Corey Allen, Ronald Anton

Votes: 27

38. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One with the 'Cuffs (1997)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

8.5
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Monica tries to avoid criticism when she caters a party for her mother. Chandler ends up half naked and handcuffed to a chair in Rachel's boss's office. Joey tries to get educated.

Creators: David Crane, Marta Kauffman | Director: Peter Bonerz | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 1,108

39. Wide Country (1962–1963)
Episode: The Quest for Jacob Blaufus (1963)

60 min | Drama, Sport, Western

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Writer: Harold Swanton | Director: John Peyser | Stars: Earl Holliman, Andrew Prine, Peter Whitney, David Macklin