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1. The Hunger Games (2012)

PG-13 | 142 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.3
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67 Metascore

Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games, a televised fight to the death in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to compete.

Writers: Gary Ross, Suzanne Collins, Billy Ray | Director: Gary Ross | Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Stanley Tucci

2. 30 Rock (2006–2013)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.3
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Liz Lemon, head writer of the sketch comedy show "TGS with Tracy Jordan", must deal with an arrogant new boss and a crazy new star, all while trying to run a successful TV show without losing her mind.

Creator: Tina Fey | Stars: Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan, Jack McBrayer

3. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music | Active

8.2
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The classic late night live sketch comedy show.

Creator: Lorne Michaels | Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Seth Meyers

4. The Truman Show (1998)

PG | 103 min | Drama

8.1
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90 Metascore

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

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

5. The Starving Games (2013)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy

3.3
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In this Hunger Games spoof, Kantmiss Evershot must fight for her life in the 75th annual Starving Games, where she could also win an old ham, a coupon for a foot-long sub, and a partially eaten pickle.

Writers: Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer | Directors: Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer | Stars: Maiara Walsh, Brant Daugherty, Cody Christian, Lauren Bowles

6. Thank You for Smoking (2005)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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71 Metascore

Satirical comedy follows the machinations of Big Tobacco's chief spokesman, Nick Naylor, who spins on behalf of cigarettes while trying to remain a role model for his twelve-year-old son.

Writers: Jason Reitman, Christopher Buckley | Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Cameron Bright, Maria Bello, Joan Lunden

7. Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

5.9
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Janey is new in town, and soon meets Lynne, who shares her passion for dancing in general, and "Dance TV" in particular. When a competition is announced to find a new Dance TV regular ... See full summary »

Writer: Amy Spies | Director: Alan Metter | Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Biff Yeager, Lee Montgomery, Kristi Somers

8. The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.5
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The misadventures of a TV writer both at work and at home.

Creator: Carl Reiner | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam

9. Morning Glory (2010)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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57 Metascore

An upstart television producer accepts the challenge of reviving a struggling morning show program with warring co-hosts.

Writer: Aline Brosh McKenna | Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford, Diane Keaton, Noah Bean

10. The Big Chill (1983)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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62 Metascore

A group of seven former college friends gather for a weekend reunion at a South Carolina winter house after the funeral of one of their friends.

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, Barbara Benedek | Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, William Hurt

11. Stuck on You (2003)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy

5.8
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62 Metascore

Conjoined twins from Martha's Vineyard move to Los Angeles so that one of them can pursue an acting career.

Writers: Charles B. Wessler, Bennett Yellin, Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly | Directors: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly | Stars: Matt Damon, Greg Kinnear, Eva Mendes, Cher

12. Volver (I) (2006)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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84 Metascore

After her death, a mother returns to her home town in order to fix the situations she couldn't resolve during her life.

Writer: Pedro Almodóvar | Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Penélope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Dueñas, Blanca Portillo

13. The Nines (2007)

R | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.4
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52 Metascore

A troubled actor, a television show runner, and an acclaimed videogame designer find their lives intertwining in mysterious and unsettling ways.

Writer: John August | Director: John August | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Hope Davis, Melissa McCarthy, Elle Fanning

14. Crazy in Alabama (1999)

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

6.3
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46 Metascore

An abused wife heads to California to become a movie star while her nephew back in Alabama has to deal with a racially-motivated murder involving a corrupt sheriff.

Writer: Mark Childress | Director: Antonio Banderas | Stars: Melanie Griffith, David Morse, Lucas Black, Cathy Moriarty

15. Chappelle's Show (2003–2006)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Music

8.8
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Comedian Dave Chappelle hosts this sketch-comedy show that parodies many of the nuances of race and culture.

Creators: Neal Brennan, Dave Chappelle | Stars: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Neal Brennan, Rudy Rush

16. The Air I Breathe (2007)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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37 Metascore

A drama based on an ancient Chinese proverb that breaks life down into four emotional cornerstones: happiness, pleasure, sorrow and love. A businessman bets his life on a horse race; a gangster sees the future; a pop star falls prey to a crime boss; a doctor must save the love of his life.

Writers: Jieho Lee, Bob DeRosa | Director: Jieho Lee | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Andy Garcia, Kevin Bacon

17. I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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A mother falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.

Writer: Amy Heckerling | Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Paul Rudd, Saoirse Ronan, Tracey Ullman

18. The Great Buck Howard (2008)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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63 Metascore

A young man, much to the chagrin of his father, becomes the new assistant to an illusionist in decline.

Writer: Sean McGinly | Director: Sean McGinly | Stars: Colin Hanks, John Malkovich, Tom Hanks, Emily Blunt

19. 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.

Creators: Dennis Klein, Garry Shandling | Stars: Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor, Wallace Langham, Rip Torn

20. Thumbsucker (2005)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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69 Metascore

Justin throws himself and everyone around him into chaos when he attempts to break free from his addiction to his thumb.

Writers: Walter Kirn, Mike Mills | Director: Mike Mills | Stars: Lou Taylor Pucci, Tilda Swinton, Vincent D'Onofrio, Keanu Reeves

21. Broadcast News (1987)

R | 133 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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84 Metascore

Take two rival TV reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one producer, female. Mix well and watch the sparks fly.

Writer: James L. Brooks | Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: William Hurt, Albert Brooks, Holly Hunter, Robert Prosky

22. Millions (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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74 Metascore

Ethics, being human and the soul come to the fore when a 7-year old finds a bag of Pounds just days before the currency is switched to Euros and learns what we are really made of.

Writer: Frank Cottrell Boyce | Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Alex Etel, James Nesbitt, Daisy Donovan, Lewis McGibbon

23. Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (2007– )

TV-14 | 11 min | Comedy, Music

7.2
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Two comedians, average nobodies, and celebrity guest stars perform bizarre low-budget comedy sketches.

Creators: Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim | Stars: Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, Bob Odenkirk, John C. Reilly

24. Soapdish (1991)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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An ambitious TV soap actress connives with her producer to scuttle the career of the show's long-time star, but nothing works as they plan.

Writers: Robert Harling, Andrew Bergman | Director: Michael Hoffman | Stars: Sally Field, Kevin Kline, Robert Downey Jr., Cathy Moriarty

25. 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.

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

26. A Face in the Crowd (1957)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama

8.2
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An Arkansas hobo becomes an overnight media sensation. But as he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?

Writer: Budd Schulberg | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Walter Matthau

27. 'Til There Was You (1997)

PG-13 | 113 min | Romance, Comedy

4.7
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Two strangers, whose paths are always crossing, finally meet when fate steps in.

Writer: Winnie Holzman | Director: Scott Winant | Stars: Jeanne Tripplehorn, Dylan McDermott, John Plumpis, Janel Moloney

28. S.F.W. (1994)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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An alienated and misanthropic teenager gains sudden and unwanted celebrity status after he's taken hostage by terrorists where his indifference to their threats to kill him makes news headlines.

Writers: Andrew Wellman, Danny Rubin, Jefery Levy | Director: Jefery Levy | Stars: Stephen Dorff, Reese Witherspoon, Jake Busey, Joey Lauren Adams

29. The Challenge (2003 TV Movie)

G | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.1
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It's an action adventure/adventure comedy. They play estranged twins with very opposite personalities. Lizzie is very focused and driven, while Shane is more relaxed, but concerned about ... See full summary »

Writers: Elizabeth Kruger, Michael Swerdlick | Director: Craig Shapiro | Stars: Ashley Olsen, Mary-Kate Olsen, Brian Skala, Lukas Behnken

30. One Last Thing... (2005)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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44 Metascore

A young man with a terminal illness makes an unconventional request on local television.

Writer: Barry Stringfellow | Director: Alex Steyermark | Stars: Michael Angarano, Sunny Mabrey, Cynthia Nixon, Matt Bush

31. Confetti (2006)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

5.8
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57 Metascore

A mockumentary that follows three couples as they battle it out to win the coveted title of 'Most Original Wedding of the Year'.

Writer: Debbie Isitt | Director: Debbie Isitt | Stars: Martin Freeman, Jessica Hynes, Stephen Mangan, Meredith MacNeill

32. 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 »

Writers: Lars Gudmestad, Tom Gulbrandsen | Director: Morten Tyldum | Stars: Nicolai Cleve Broch, Aksel Hennie, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Pia Tjelta

33. 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.

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

34. Basket Case 3 (1991)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Horror

4.3
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Duane recovers from his delusional breakdown to find his freakish basket-bound brother Belial will soon become a father. But not everything is joyous as the once tight knit brothers no longer seem to trust each other.

Writers: Frank Henenlotter, Robert Martin | Director: Frank Henenlotter | Stars: Kevin Van Hentenryck, Annie Ross, Gil Roper, Dan Biggers

35. Wrong Is Right (1982)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

5.8
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A satire of American news reporting, Covert Agencies, and political system. The theft of two suitcase sized nuclear weapons, and their sale to a terrorist group, leads TV Newsman Patrick ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles McCarry, Richard Brooks | Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Sean Connery, George Grizzard, Robert Conrad, Katharine Ross

36. Desert Blue (1998)

R | 90 min | Drama

6.2
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An academic obsessed with "roadside attractions" and his tv-star daughter finally discover the world's largest ice cream cone, the centerpiece for an old gold-rush town struggling to stay ... See full summary »

Writer: Morgan J. Freeman | Director: Morgan J. Freeman | Stars: Casey Affleck, Brendan Sexton III, Kate Hudson, Christina Ricci

37. Live Virgin (1999)

R | 88 min | Comedy

3.5
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30 Metascore

A woman, fed up with her father's double standards, decides to lose her virginity.

Writers: Jean-Pierre Marois, Ira Israel | Director: Jean-Pierre Marois | Stars: Mark Adair-Rios, Jason Bercy, Brian Bloom, Michael Cudlitz

38. Fixing Pete (2011 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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Ashley is a journalist and does makeovers for a TV show. Her editor offers her the job of being the editor of a new fashion supplement, provided she does a makeover on a sports writer, who is an uncouth, loudmouthed, sexist slob.

Writers: Larry Kase, Joel Ronkin | Director: Michael Grossman | Stars: Brooke Burns, Dylan Bruno, Valerie Harper, John Ratzenberger

39. Series 7: The Contenders (2001)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Thriller

6.6
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55 Metascore

A TV program selects people at random to kill one another for fame and their freedom.

Writer: Daniel Minahan | Director: Daniel Minahan | Stars: Brooke Smith, Marylouise Burke, Mark Woodbury, Michael Kaycheck

40. The In Crowd (1988)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Music

6.2
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A young man of the rock and roll generation is in his senior year of high school. When one day he successfully gets on a popular teen dance television show he becomes a star. The plot ... See full summary »

Writers: Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal | Director: Mark Rosenthal | Stars: Jennifer Runyon, Donovan Leitch Jr., Joe Pantoliano, Bruce Kirby

41. I'm All Right Jack (1959)

105 min | Comedy

7.4
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A naive aristocrat in search of a career becomes caught up in the struggles between his profit-minded uncle and an aggressive labour union.

Writers: Alan Hackney, Frank Harvey, John Boulting | Director: John Boulting | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Richard Attenborough

42. Michael & Michael Have Issues. (2009– )

Comedy

7.7
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Best friends and collaborators for over 20 years, Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter finally have their own TV show. There's just one problem: they are their own worst enemies.

Creators: Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter | Stars: Michael Showalter, Michael Ian Black, Jessi Klein, Kumail Nanjiani

43. Forgive and Forget (2000 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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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 »

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

44. Jesse! The Breaking Bad Spin-Off (2013)

2 min | Short, Comedy

7.9
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The Ross family can live their lives on a cruise ship, Morgan and Christina buy a cruise ship and the family will be on vacation while traveling the world. They did the same thing for the ... See full summary »

Director: Nic Stanich | Stars: Aaron Paul, Emily Rios, Ian Posada, Matt Jones

45. 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.

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

46. A Stranger in the Mirror (1993 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

5.6
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Writers: Sidney Sheldon, Stirling Silliphant | Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Perry King, Lori Loughlin, Geordie Johnson, Juliet Mills

47. The David Steinberg Show (1972– )

30 min | Comedy

6.9
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Years before "The Larry Sanders Show" came this Canadian-made sitcom taking place behind the scenes of the fictional "David Steinberg Show," starring real-life comic David Steinberg. Like ... See full summary »

Stars: David Steinberg, Joe Flaherty, Martin Short, John Candy

48. Mad Sad & Bad (2009)

90 min | Comedy

4.6
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HARDEEP, RASHMI and ATUL are brothers and sisters. Which means they can say anything they like to each other, no matter how honest. Mad, Sad and Bad is a 90-minute comedy about mixed race ... See full summary »

Writer: Avie Luthra | Director: Avie Luthra | Stars: Meera Syal, Nitin Ganatra, Zubin Varla, Andrea Riseborough

49. Good Sports (1991– )

30 min | Comedy, Sport

6.7
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A sitcom about two sports anchors, a vain faded football star and a former Miss America, who have a love-hate relationship.

Creator: Alan Zweibel | Stars: Farrah Fawcett, Ryan O'Neal, Lane Smith, Brian Doyle-Murray