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1. My Name Is Earl (2005–2009)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.9
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A ne'er do well wins $100,000 in the lottery and decides to right all the wrongs from his past with his newfound realization.

Stars: Jason Lee, Ethan Suplee, Jaime Pressly, Nadine Velazquez

2. Rock Star (2001)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.2
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54 Metascore

Lead singer of a tribute band becomes lead singer of the real band he idolizes.

Writer: John Stockwell | Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Jennifer Aniston, Dominic West, Jason Bonham

3. Wayne's World (1992)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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53 Metascore

Two slacker friends try to promote their public-access cable show.

Writers: Mike Myers, Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner | Director: Penelope Spheeris | Stars: Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Rob Lowe, Tia Carrere

4. Private Parts (1997)

R | 109 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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67 Metascore

The auto-biographical story of Howard Stern, the radio-rebel who is now also a TV-personality, an author and a movie star.

Writers: Howard Stern, Len Blum, Michael Kalesniko | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Howard Stern, Mary McCormack, Robin Quivers, Fred Norris

5. Gummo (1997)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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19 Metascore

Lonely residents of a tornado-stricken Ohio town wander the deserted landscape trying to fulfill their boring, nihilistic lives.

Writer: Harmony Korine | Director: Harmony Korine | Stars: Nick Sutton, Jacob Sewell, Lara Tosh, Jacob Reynolds

6. Clerks II (2006)

R | 97 min | Comedy

7.5
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65 Metascore

A calamity at Dante and Randall's shops sends them looking for new horizons - but they ultimately settle at Mooby's, a fictional Disney-McDonald's-style fast-food empire.

Writer: Kevin Smith | Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Rosario Dawson, Jason Mewes

7. Shoot 'Em Up (2007)

R | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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49 Metascore

A man named Mr. Smith delivers a woman's baby during a shootout, and is then called upon to protect the newborn from the army of gunmen.

Writer: Michael Davis | Director: Michael Davis | Stars: Clive Owen, Monica Bellucci, Paul Giamatti, Stephen McHattie

8. The Rocker (2008)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Music

6.2
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53 Metascore

The Rocker tells the story of a failed drummer who is given a second chance at fame. Robert "Fish" Fishman is the extremely dedicated and astoundingly passionate drummer for the eighties ... See full summary »

Writers: Maya Forbes, Wallace Wolodarsky, Ryan Jaffe | Director: Peter Cattaneo | Stars: Rainn Wilson, Josh Gad, Christina Applegate, Teddy Geiger

9. Little Nicky (2000)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.3
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38 Metascore

After two of the devil's three sons escape hell to wreak havoc on Earth, the devil must send his third son, the mild-mannered Nicky to bring them back before it's too late.

Writers: Tim Herlihy, Adam Sandler, Steven Brill | Director: Steven Brill | Stars: Adam Sandler, Patricia Arquette, Harvey Keitel, Rhys Ifans

10. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Music

8.0
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85 Metascore

Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DeBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.

Writers: Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer, Rob Reiner | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Rob Reiner, Michael McKean, Christopher Guest, Kimberly Stringer

11. Metallica Through the Never (2013)

R | 93 min | Music

7.3
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61 Metascore

Trip, a young roadie for Metallica, is sent on an urgent mission during the band's show. But what seems like a simple assignment turns into a surreal adventure.

Writers: Nimród Antal, Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield, Robert Trujillo, Lars Ulrich | Director: Nimród Antal | Stars: Dane DeHaan, James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett

12. Detroit Rock City (1999)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Music

6.8
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33 Metascore

A comedy about four teenagers in 1978 who try to scam their way into a KISS concert.

Writer: Carl V. Dupré | Director: Adam Rifkin | Stars: Edward Furlong, Giuseppe Andrews, James DeBello, Sam Huntington

13. Airheads (1994)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Music

6.0
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Three band members hoping for a big break head to a radio station to play their demo tape and wind up holding everyone hostage with plastic guns when the head DJ refuses to play them.

Writer: Rich Wilkes | Director: Michael Lehmann | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi, Adam Sandler, Chris Farley

14. Heavy Metal (1981)

R | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

6.7
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A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.

Writers: Daniel Goldberg, Len Blum, Dan O'Bannon, Richard Corben, Bernie Wrightson, Angus McKie | Director: Gerald Potterton | Stars: Richard Romanus, John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Don Francks

15. SLC Punk! (1998)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.5
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50 Metascore

In the early 1980's Stevo and Heroin Bob are the only two dedicated punks in conservative Salt Lake City.

Writer: James Merendino | Director: James Merendino | Stars: Matthew Lillard, Michael A. Goorjian, Annabeth Gish, Jennifer Lien

16. Beavis and Butt-Head (1993– )

TV-14 | 15 min | Animation, Comedy, Music

7.5
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Animated MTV series about two teen aged heavy-metal music fans who occasionally do idiotic things because they are bored. For them, everything is "cool" or "sucks."

Creator: Mike Judge | Stars: Mike Judge, Dale Revo, Tracy Grandstaff, Kristofor Brown

17. Persepolis (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

8.0
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90 Metascore

Poignant coming-of-age story of a precocious and outspoken young Iranian girl that begins during the Islamic Revolution.

Writers: Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud | Directors: Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi | Stars: Chiara Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Gena Rowlands, Danielle Darrieux

18. Dogtown and Z-Boys (2001)

PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Sport

7.7
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76 Metascore

Documentary about the pioneering 1970s Zephyr skating team.

Writers: Stacy Peralta, Craig Stecyk | Director: Stacy Peralta | Stars: Sean Penn, Jay Adams, Tony Alva, Jeff Ament

19. Metalocalypse (2006– )

TV-MA | 11 min | Animation, Comedy, Music

8.3
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The epic and over-the-top adventures of Dethklok, the world's most successful death metal band.

Creators: Tommy Blacha, Brendon Small | Stars: Tommy Blacha, Brendon Small, Mark Hamill, Victor Brandt

20. Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)

PG-13 | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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64 Metascore

The dimwitted teen duo of Beavis and Butt-Head travel across America in search of their stolen television set.

Writers: Mike Judge, Joe Stillman, Brian Mulroney | Directors: Mike Judge, Mike de Seve, Brian Mulroney, Yvette Kaplan | Stars: Mike Judge, Bruce Willis, Demi Moore, Cloris Leachman

21. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002 Video Game)

M | Action, Comedy, Crime

9.4
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After being released from jail, Tommy Vercetti left Liberty City for Vice City--a city overrun by the mob. Now, Tommy is out to make the Vice City his home.

Writers: Dan Houser, James Worrall, Marco Fernandez, Gillian Telling, Navid Khonsari, Jeremy Pope, Lance Williams, Jennymarie Jemison, Lazlow Jones | Director: Navid Khonsari | Stars: Ray Liotta, William Fichtner, Tom Sizemore, Dennis Hopper

22. Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2010– )

Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.3
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A stoner metalhead named Todd Smith, his crushee Jenny, his best friend Curtis, and the geeky Hannah, search their high school for a mayhem-causing Satanic spell book, while being opposed by Atticus, the evil guidance councillor.

Creators: Charles Picco, Craig David Wallace, Anthony Leo | Stars: Alex House, Maggie Castle, Bill Turnbull, Melanie Leishman

23. Jesus Camp (2006)

PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary, Drama

7.6
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62 Metascore

A documentary on kids who attend a summer camp hoping to become the next Billy Graham.

Directors: Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady | Stars: Mike Papantonio, Lou Engle, Becky Fischer, Ted Haggard

24. Strangeland (1998)

R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller

4.9
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The place is Helverton, Colorado, a town of about 350,000 people. 15-year-old Genevieve Gage and her best friend Tiana Moore are typical teenagers who spend a lot of time surfing the ... See full summary »

Writer: Dee Snider | Director: John Pieplow | Stars: Kevin Gage, Elizabeth Peña, Dee Snider, Brett Harrelson

25. Mistaken for Strangers (2013)

75 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

7.4
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73 Metascore

Tom Berninger chronicles his time spent on the road as a member of the tour crew for The National, the rock & roll band fronted by his brother, Matt.

Director: Tom Berninger | Stars: Tom Berninger, Matt Berninger, Bryce Dessner, Bryan Devendorf

26. Trick or Treat (1986)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Horror, Music

5.6
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Sammi Curr was a famous, devil-worshiping rock star who died under mysterious circumstances. Now he wants to come back to life. Doing so requires possessing radio wave & automobiles and making a few human sacrifices.

Writers: Rhet Topham, Michael S. Murphey, Joel Soisson | Director: Charles Martin Smith | Stars: Marc Price, Tony Fields, Lisa Orgolini, Doug Savant

27. Teenage Dirtbag (2009)

106 min | Drama

7.1
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A popular high school girl is harassed by a delinquent boy until they are placed in creative writing class together. Through written words, they create a bond, but tragically a bond that ... See full summary »

Writer: Regina Crosby | Director: Regina Crosby | Stars: Scott Michael Foster, Noa Hegesh, Chris Ellis, Michael Bradley

28. KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park (1978 TV Movie)

96 min | Fantasy, Horror, Music

4.6
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The tale of rock band KISS and their efforts to thwart a diabolical plan by mad scientist Abner Devereaux. Devereaux has found a way to clone humans into robots in his laboratory at an ... See full summary »

Writers: Jan Michael Sherman, Don Buday | Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Peter Criss, Ace Frehley, Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley

29. Tenacious D: The Complete Master Works (1997–2000)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Music

8.2
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Tenacious D is a two-piece musical act, and this HBO series documents their many struggles as friends, and as a band of two very absurd individuals.

Creators: Jack Black, David Cross, Kyle Gass, Bob Odenkirk | Stars: Jack Black, Kyle Gass, Tenacious D, Paul F. Tompkins

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. The Stöned Age (1994)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Music

6.2
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Joe and Hubbs are a pair of rockers who are on a quest for 'chicks'. This is the tale of their adventures over one night.

Writers: James Melkonian, Rich Wilkes | Director: James Melkonian | Stars: Michael Kopelow, Bradford Tatum, China Kantner, Renee Allman

32. Fubar (2002)

R | 76 min | Comedy, Music

7.2
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Headbangers Terry and Dean explore the depths of friendship, and the art and science of drinking beer like a man.

Writers: Michael Dowse, David Lawrence, Paul Spence, North Darling | Director: Michael Dowse | Stars: Paul Spence, David Lawrence, Gordon Skilling, Andrew Sparacino

33. Anvil: The Story of Anvil (2008)

Unrated | 80 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.0
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82 Metascore

Since 1978, Anvil has become one of heavy metal's most influential yet commercially unsuccessful acts. In 2006, after a fledging European tour Anvil sets out to record their thirteenth album and continue to follow their dreams.

Director: Sacha Gervasi | Stars: Robb Reiner, Steve 'Lips' Kudlow, Tiziana Arrigoni, Scott Ian

34. Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004)

R | 141 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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74 Metascore

A documentary crew followed Metallica for the better part of 2001-2003, a time of tension and release for the rock band, as they recorded their album St. Anger, fought bitterly, and sought the counsel of their on-call shrink.

Directors: Joe Berlinger, Bruce Sinofsky | Stars: James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich, Robert Trujillo

35. The Day of the Beast (1995)

R | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.5
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A basque priest finds by means of a cabalistic study of the bible that the anti-christ is going to be born on Christmas day in Madrid. Helped by a heavy-metal fan and by the showman of a TV... See full summary »

Writers: Jorge Guerricaechevarría, Álex de la Iglesia | Director: Álex de la Iglesia | Stars: Álex Angulo, Armando De Razza, Santiago Segura, Terele Pávez

36. Brütal Legend (2009 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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Writer: Tim Schafer | Director: Tim Schafer | Stars: Jack Black, Jennifer Hale, Zach Hanks, Kath Soucie

37. Metal Evolution (2011– )

Documentary | Active

8.4
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Metal Evolution presents 11 episodes based on the ground-breaking Heavy Metal Family Tree. This 26 sub-genre genealogical chart reveals the vast complex progeny of heavy metal from Early ... See full synopsis »

Stars: Sam Dunn, Scott Ian, Bruce Dickinson, Deena Weinstein

38. Color Me Kubrick (2005)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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57 Metascore

The true story of a man who posed as director Stanley Kubrick during the production of Kubrick's last film, Eyes Wide Shut, despite knowing very little about his work and looking nothing like him.

Writer: Anthony Frewin | Director: Brian W. Cook | Stars: John Malkovich, Jim Davidson, Richard E. Grant, Tom Allen

39. Lemmy (2010)

116 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.8
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64 Metascore

A documentary on the life and career of revered heavy-metal musician Lemmy Kilmister.

Writers: Greg Olliver, Wes Orshoski | Directors: Greg Olliver, Wes Orshoski | Stars: Lemmy, Phil Campbell, Mikkey Dee, Dave Navarro

40. Metalhead

100 min | Drama | Filming

The story of a heavy metal drummer who blows his eardrums out and must learn to adapt to a world of silence. An introspective journey into the vortex of our senses, tinkering with cinema's boundaries.

Writers: Derek Cianfrance, Kirt Gunn | Director: Derek Cianfrance | Stars: Edgar Livengood, Amber Valentine

41. Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (2010)

107 min | Documentary, Music

8.4
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An in-depth look at the Canadian rock band Rush, chronicling the band's musical evolution from their progressive rock sound of the '70s to their current heavy rock style.

Writers: Scot McFadyen, Sam Dunn, Mike Munn | Directors: Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen | Stars: Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, Neil Peart, Trent Reznor

42. Killer Pad (2008)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Horror

4.1
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Three pals move into a haunted house in the Hollywood Hills.

Writer: Dan Stoller | Director: Robert Englund | Stars: Daniel Franzese, Eric Jungmann, Shane McRae, Emily Baldoni

43. Hysteria: The Def Leppard Story (2001 TV Movie)

R | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.6
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A dramatization of the early years of the hard rock band, Def Leppard, the group faces both success and personal tragedies such as drummer, Rick Allen losing his arm in a car accident and guitarist Steve Clark's alcohol addiction.

Writers: Christopher Ames, Carolyn Shelby | Director: Robert Mandel | Stars: Nick Bagnall, Karl Geary, Adam MacDonald, Esteban Powell

44. The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years (1988)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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Director: Penelope Spheeris | Stars: Joe Perry, Steven Tyler, Gene Simmons, Alice Cooper

45. Metal: A Headbanger's Journey (2005)

R | 96 min | Documentary, Music

8.1
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73 Metascore

Sam Dunn is a 30-year old anthropologist who wrote his graduate thesis on the plight of Guatemalan refugees. Recenly he has decided to study the plight of a different culture, one he has ... See full summary »

Writers: Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen, Jessica Joy Wise | Directors: Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen, Jessica Joy Wise | Stars: Tom Araya, Gavin Baddeley, Blasphemer, Randy Blythe

46. Turbulence 3: Heavy Metal (2001 Video)

R | 98 min | Action, Thriller

3.7
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Terrorists hijack an airplane that is broadcasting a rock concert live on the Internet.

Writer: Wade Ferley | Director: Jorge Montesi | Stars: Zak Santiago, Monika Schnarre, Sharon Alexander, Gabrielle Anwar

47. Ragewar (1984)

PG-13 | 73 min | Sci-Fi, Fantasy

3.6
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A demonic wizard challenges a modern-day computer programmer to a battle of technology vs. sorcery, with the programmer's girlfriend as the prize.

Writers: Charles Band, Allen Actor, Rosemarie Turko, John Carl Buechler, David Allen, Jeffrey Byron, Peter Manoogian, Ted Nicolaou | Directors: David Allen, Charles Band, John Carl Buechler, Steven Ford, Peter Manoogian, Ted Nicolaou, Rosemarie Turko | Stars: Jeffrey Byron, Richard Moll, Leslie Wing, Gina Calabrese

48. God Bless Ozzy Osbourne (2011)

120 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.5
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Ozzy Osbourne's four decade track record as a culturally relevant artist is unprecedented, but his personal struggles have been shrouded in secrecy, until now. Featuring never before seen ... See full summary »

Directors: Mike Fleiss, Mike Piscitelli | Stars: Blasko, Brandon Boyd, Mike Brodin, Geezer Butler

49. That Metal Show (2008– )

30 min | Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Don Jamieson, Jim Florentine, Eddie Trunk, Jennifer Gottlieb

50. AC/DC: Let There Be Rock (1980)

PG | 95 min | Documentary, Music

8.2
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Filmed coverage of Australian band AC/DC's '79 appearance in Paris intercut with quasi-fictional interludes.

Directors: Eric Dionysius, Eric Mistler | Stars: AC/DC, Phil Rudd, Bon Scott, Cliff Williams