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1. Frasier (1993–2004)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.0
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Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle where he lives with his father and works as a radio psychiatrist.

Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 56,013

2. The Truman Show (1998)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.1
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90 Metascore

An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a television show.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich

Votes: 676,416 | Gross: $125.60M

3. Edward Scissorhands (1990)

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

7.9
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74 Metascore

A gentle man, with scissors for hands, is brought into a new community after living in isolation.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall

Votes: 360,577 | Gross: $56.36M

4. Lost in Translation (2003)

R | 101 min | Drama

7.8
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89 Metascore

A faded movie star and a neglected young woman form an unlikely bond after crossing paths in Tokyo.

Director: Sofia Coppola | Stars: Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi, Anna Faris

Votes: 323,965 | Gross: $44.57M

5. The Princess Diaries (2001)

G | 111 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.2
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52 Metascore

Mia Thermopolis has just found out that she is the heir apparent to the throne of Genovia. With her friends Lilly and Michael Moscovitz in tow, she tries to navigate through the rest of her 16th year.

Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Julie Andrews, Anne Hathaway, Hector Elizondo, Heather Matarazzo

Votes: 95,157 | Gross: $108.24M

6. Mars Attacks! (1996)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.3
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52 Metascore

Earth is invaded by Martians with unbeatable weapons and a cruel sense of humor.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker, Annette Bening

Votes: 173,559 | Gross: $37.75M

7. The Fisher King (1991)

R | 137 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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61 Metascore

A former radio DJ, suicidally despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Robin Williams, Adam Bryant, Paul Lombardi

Votes: 63,815 | Gross: $41.90M

8. Final Destination 2 (2003)

R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

6.2
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38 Metascore

When Kimberly has a violent premonition of a highway pileup she blocks the freeway, keeping a few others meant to die, safe...Or are they? The survivors mysteriously start dying and it's up to Kimberly to stop it before she's next.

Director: David R. Ellis | Stars: A.J. Cook, Ali Larter, Tony Todd, Michael Landes

Votes: 121,732 | Gross: $46.46M

9. The King of Comedy (1982)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Diahnne Abbott, Sandra Bernhard

Votes: 52,627 | Gross: $2.50M

10. Southland Tales (2006)

R | 145 min | Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.5
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44 Metascore

During a three day heat wave just before a huge 4th of July celebration, an action star stricken with amnesia meets up with a porn star who is developing her own reality TV project, and a policeman who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.

Director: Richard Kelly | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Seann William Scott, Carlos Amezcua

Votes: 32,812 | Gross: $0.27M

11. Perfect Blue (1997)

R | 81 min | Animation, Horror, Music

7.8
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A retired pop-singer-turned-actress' sense of reality is shaken when she is stalked by an obsessed fan and seemingly a ghost of her past.

Director: Satoshi Kon | Stars: Junko Iwao, Rica Matsumoto, Shinpachi Tsuji, Masaaki Ôkura

Votes: 27,989 | Gross: $0.10M

12. World's Greatest Dad (I) (2009)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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69 Metascore

When his son's body is found in a humiliating accident, a lonely high school teacher inadvertently attracts an overwhelming amount of community and media attention after covering up the truth with a phony suicide note.

Director: Bobcat Goldthwait | Stars: Robin Williams, Daryl Sabara, Morgan Murphy, Naomi Glick

Votes: 32,207 | Gross: $0.22M

13. The Larry Sanders Show (1992–1998)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

8.6
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A comedic behind the scenes look at a late night talk show.

Stars: Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor, Wallace Langham, Rip Torn

Votes: 4,989

14. I'm Alan Partridge (1997–2002)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy

8.6
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Alan Partridge a failed television presenter whose previous exploits had featured in the chat-show parody Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge, and who is now presenting a programed on local radio in Norwich.

Stars: Steve Coogan, Phil Cornwell, Simon Greenall, Felicity Montagu

Votes: 13,064

15. Alan Partridge (2013)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Crime

7.0
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66 Metascore

When famous DJ Alan Partridge's radio station is taken over by a new media conglomerate, it sets in motion a chain of events which see Alan having to work with the police to defuse a potentially violent siege.

Director: Declan Lowney | Stars: Steve Coogan, Colm Meaney, Tim Key, Karl Theobald

Votes: 24,628 | Gross: $0.15M

16. Little Black Book (2004)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

5.3
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36 Metascore

A woman snoops through her boyfriend's palm pilot and reveals his former girlfriends, which causes her to question why they're still listed in his little black book.

Director: Nick Hurran | Stars: Brittany Murphy, Ron Livingston, Holly Hunter, Kathy Bates

Votes: 15,153 | Gross: $20.42M

17. For Your Consideration (2006)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy

6.3
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68 Metascore

Three actors learn that their respective performances in the film "Home for Purim," a drama set in the mid-1940s American South, are generating award-season buzz.

Director: Christopher Guest | Stars: Catherine O'Hara, Parker Posey, Christopher Guest, Ricky Gervais

Votes: 12,266 | Gross: $5.54M

18. Then She Found Me (2007)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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56 Metascore

39-year-old April Epner's childish husband and school teacher colleague Benjamin/Ben leaves her, but with her biological clock ticking ever more loudly. Her dying bossy adoptive mother is ... See full summary »

Director: Helen Hunt | Stars: Helen Hunt, Colin Firth, Bette Midler, Matthew Broderick

Votes: 8,514 | Gross: $3.74M

19. Space Ghost Coast to Coast (1994–2004)

TV-PG | 15 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.1
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Space Ghost in his 40s is no longer a superhero, and now he even goes by his real name Tad Ghostal. However, to remain in the spot-light he has started his own late-night talk show filmed ... See full summary »

Stars: George Lowe, C. Martin Croker, Andy Merrill, Dave Willis

Votes: 3,988

20. The Critic (1994–1995)

TV-14 | 522 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Jay Sherman is a New York film critic who has to review films he doesn't like for a living.

Stars: Jon Lovitz, Nancy Cartwright, Christine Cavanaugh, Gerrit Graham

Votes: 5,665

21. Peep World (2010)

R | 79 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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27 Metascore

Four siblings implode after the release of a book written about them.

Director: Barry W. Blaustein | Stars: Michael C. Hall, Sarah Silverman, Rainn Wilson, Lewis Black

Votes: 3,240 | Gross: $0.01M

22. The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.4
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When an ordinary woman is exposed to a unique mix of chemicals, she begins to uncontrollably physically shrink.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Lily Tomlin, Charles Grodin, Ned Beatty, Henry Gibson

Votes: 3,558

23. Heil (2015)

102 min | Comedy

5.2
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An African-German Author looses his memory and is used by a modern National Socialist Party as promotion-figure for more political power over Germany.

Director: Dietrich Brüggemann | Stars: Benno Fürmann, Jerry Hoffmann, Liv Lisa Fries, Jacob Matschenz

Votes: 408

24. The Perfect Holiday (2007)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.3
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32 Metascore

A young girl turns to a department store Santa in the hopes that he will help find a new husband for her divorced mother.

Director: Lance Rivera | Stars: Gabrielle Union, Morris Chestnut, Queen Latifah, Faizon Love

Votes: 2,458 | Gross: $5.81M

25. Keith Lemon: The Film (2012)

85 min | Comedy

2.6
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Keith Lemon (Leigh Francis) is preparing to take his invention, the securipole, which he has been attempting to lift off the ground for twenty years, to a business convention in London. ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Angunawela | Stars: Leigh Francis, Kelly Brook, Laura Aikman, Kevin Bishop

Votes: 3,651

26. Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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56 Metascore

After seeing his ex-girlfriend (Henderson) turn down a nationally televised marriage proposal, a small-time crook (Carlyle) returns to his hometown to try and win back her heart.

Director: Shane Meadows | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Rhys Ifans, Kathy Burke, Vanessa Feltz

Votes: 3,593 | Gross: $0.17M

27. Buddy (2003)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Kristoffer is a billboard hanger, 24 years old and carefree. When his girlfriend Elisabeth dumps him for the boss of her trend bureau, his life falls into pieces. He feels like a loser. By ... See full summary »

Director: Morten Tyldum | Stars: Nicolai Cleve Broch, Aksel Hennie, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Pia Tjelta

Votes: 3,845

28. Micki + Maude (1984)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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A bigamist must keep his wives from meeting each other, which becomes tricky when they're both pregnant.

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Dudley Moore, Amy Irving, Ann Reinking, Richard Mulligan

Votes: 2,148 | Gross: $26.20M

29. Queer Duck: The Movie (2006 Video)

72 min | Animation, Comedy

5.3
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Seymour Duckstein (Queer Duck) leaves his lover, Openly Gator, when he becomes enamored of and marries the Nora-Desmondesque Ms. Buzzard.

Director: Xeth Feinberg | Stars: Jim J. Bullock, Jackie Hoffman, Kevin Michael Richardson, Billy West

Votes: 804

30. Night Stand (1995–1999)

60 min | Comedy

8.9
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Of all the talk shows, there's only one show that doesn't hesitate to take up such serious issues as teenage prostitution, aliens from outer space or breast implants in the Dick Dietrick ... See full summary »

Stars: Timothy Stack, Lynne Marie Stewart, Robert Alan Beuth, Peter Siragusa

Votes: 439

31. 12:08 East of Bucharest (2006)

Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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77 Metascore

It's the 22nd of December. Sixteen years have passed since the revolution, and in a small town Christmas is about to come. Piscoci, an old retired man is preparing for another Christmas ... See full summary »

Director: Corneliu Porumboiu | Stars: Mircea Andreescu, Teodor Corban, Ion Sapdaru, Mirela Cioaba

Votes: 5,722 | Gross: $0.09M

32. Primetime Glick (2001–2003)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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Talk-show parody featuring obese host Jiminy Glick, who usually knows nothing about his guests and hurls veiled insults at them during his interviews.

Stars: Martin Short, Michael McKean, Brett Gilbert, Jackie Stevens

Votes: 587

33. The Critic (2000–2001)

10 min | Animation, Comedy

7.5
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Update of the genius 1994 sitcom "The Critic".

Stars: Jon Lovitz, Nick Jameson, Maurice LaMarche, Valerie Levitt

Votes: 203

34. Absolutely Fabulous (2001)

105 min | Comedy

4.6
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Director: Gabriel Aghion | Stars: Josiane Balasko, Nathalie Baye, Marie Gillain, Vincent Elbaz

Votes: 791

35. Forever, Lulu (1987)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Mystery

4.1
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A beautiful novelist gets involved with the violent underworld crime elements in New York City and becomes a target. Alec Baldwin plays the cop who pursues her killers.

Director: Amos Kollek | Stars: Hanna Schygulla, Debbie Harry, Alec Baldwin, Annie Golden

Votes: 271

36. Star Wars Uncut: Director's Cut (2012 Video)

124 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.9
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In 2009, Casey Pugh asked thousands of Internet users to remake "Star Wars: A New Hope" into a fan film, 15 seconds at a time. Contributors were allowed to recreate scenes from Star Wars ... See full summary »

Director: Casey Pugh

Votes: 117

37. Superdude & Friend (2005 Video)

4 min | Short, Comedy

8.6
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A mockumentary about Superdude and Friend, a small-time superhero duo.

Director: James Murray | Stars: Jessica Bathhurst, Tamara Dhia, Tiffani Fest, Lisa Harpster

Votes: 16

38. Awakening of the Beast (1970)

93 min | Drama, Horror

6.1
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Psychiatrist experiments LSD on 4 volunteers, to investigate Coffin Joe's influence over them. Each patient presents a different reaction, involving sex, perversion and sadism.

Director: José Mojica Marins | Stars: José Mojica Marins, Ângelo Assunção, Ronaldo Beibe, Andreia Bryan

Votes: 843

39. You're Not Elected, Charlie Brown (1972 TV Movie)

24 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.6
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Linus runs for school president with Lucy and Charlie Brown being his campaign managers.

Director: Bill Melendez | Stars: Chad Webber, Robin Kohn, Stephen Shea, Hilary Momberger

Votes: 1,035

40. Murder Live! (1997 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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Frank takes Pia Postman hostage on live TV, threatening to execute her after she accepts the blame for his daughter's suicide.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Marg Helgenberger, David Morse, Christine Estabrook, Lauren Tom

Votes: 272

41. Behind Closed Doors (2002 TV Movie)

Drama

4.5
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On their talk show, three female hosts talk about their various sexual escapades which are then shown in flashbacks.

Director: Stephanie McLellan | Stars: Samantha Phillips, Kira Reed Lorsch, Houston, Amy Lindsay

Votes: 26

42. Forgive and Forget (2000 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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David O'Neil, a plasterer and mature student Theo have been best mates for fourteen years and are practically inseparable. However, their friendship has become strained as Theo is about to ... See full summary »

Director: Aisling Walsh | Stars: John Simm, Steve John Shepherd, Laura Fraser, Maurice Roëves

Votes: 511

43. Terminal City Ricochet (1990)

107 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.8
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Welcome to Terminal City, a decaying world where the citizens wallow amidst a mind-boggling profusion of discarded consumer goods; a ruthless world where television is exploited to its ... See full summary »

Director: Zale Dalen | Stars: Peter Breck, Germain Houde, Jello Biafra, Mark Bennett

Votes: 118

44. Laura Lansing Slept Here (1988 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy

6.4
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A famous, pampered novelist accepts a bet suggesting that she can't survive one week of living with an average family.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Karen Austin, Brenda Forbes, Joel Higgins

Votes: 169

45. McBride: Anybody Here Murder Marty? (2005 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Director: James A. Contner | Stars: John Larroquette, Marta DuBois, Matt Lutz, Lisa Brenner

Votes: 125

46. Talk to Me (1996 TV Movie)

Unrated | 120 min | Drama

4.7
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An idealistic talk show producer clashes with her ratings obsessed boss on a story involving a young prostitute.

Director: Graeme Campbell | Stars: Yasmine Bleeth, Veronica Hamel, Peter Scolari, Jenny Lewis

Votes: 101

47. Tempo (II) (1996)

88 min | Comedy

6.0
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A bicycle messenger in Vienna thinks his life is a series of adventures, until his overactive fantasy life and reality start to get too close for comfort. A fairly light comedy with some action and dramatic themes.

Director: Stefan Ruzowitzky | Stars: Xaver Hutter, Anne Mertin, Simon Schwarz, Michou Friesz

Votes: 43

48. McDull, the Alumni (2006)

95 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

5.1
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Director: Leung Chun 'Samson' Chiu | Stars: Albert Au, Conroy Chi-Chung Chan, Jaycee Chan, Otto Chi-Kin Chan

Votes: 292

49. De gulle minnaar (1990)

100 min | Comedy

3.5
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Director: Mady Saks | Stars: Peter Faber, Mariska Van Kolck, Ella van Drumpt, Ian Smith

Votes: 407

50. Sunes familie (1997)

85 min | Family, Comedy

4.4
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Director: Hans Kristensen | Stars: Jarl Friis-Mikkelsen, Henrik Lykkegaard, Erni Arneson, Niels Anders Thorn

Votes: 115