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1. The League (2009– )

30 min | Comedy, Sport | Active

8.4
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Semi-scripted comedy about a fantasy football league.

Creators: Jackie Marcus Schaffer, Jeff Schaffer | Stars: Mark Duplass, Nick Kroll, Jonathan Lajoie, Stephen Rannazzisi

2. Fast & Furious 6 (2013)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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61 Metascore

Hobbs has Dom and Brian reassemble their crew in order to take down a mastermind who commands an organization of mercenary drivers across 12 countries. Payment? Full pardons for them all.

Writers: Chris Morgan, Gary Scott Thompson | Director: Justin Lin | Stars: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez

3. Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)

PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.8
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53 Metascore

After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife.

Writers: Anne Fine, Randi Mayem Singer, Leslie Dixon | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Robin Williams, Sally Field, Pierce Brosnan, Harvey Fierstein

4. 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

5. The Truman Show (1998)

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

8.0
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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

6. Apollo 13 (1995)

PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.6
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77 Metascore

Three astronauts must devise a strategy to return to Earth safely after their spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage.

Writers: Jim Lovell, Jeffrey Kluger, William Broyles Jr., Al Reinert | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise

7. Burn Notice (2007–2013)

44 min | Action, Crime, Drama | Active

8.0
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A spy recently disavowed by the U.S. government uses his special ops training to help others in trouble.

Creator: Matt Nix | Stars: Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Bruce Campbell, Sharon Gless

8. The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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73 Metascore

Goaded by his buddies, a nerdy guy who's never "done the deed" only finds the pressure mounting when he meets a single mother.

Writers: Judd Apatow, Steve Carell | Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Steve Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd, Romany Malco

9. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy

7.3
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63 Metascore

Ron Burgundy is San Diego's top rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting of the 70's, but that's all about to change for Ron and his cronies when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor.

Writers: Will Ferrell, Adam McKay | Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd

10. Before Sunset (2004)

R | 80 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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90 Metascore

Nine years after Jesse and Celine first met, they encounter each other again on the French leg of Jesse's book tour.

Writers: Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke, Kim Krizan | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff, Louise Lemoine Torres

11. Before Sunrise (1995)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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77 Metascore

A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe, and wind up spending one evening together in Vienna. Unfortunately, both know that this will probably be their only night together.

Writers: Richard Linklater, Kim Krizan | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Andrea Eckert, Hanno Pöschl

12. Curb Your Enthusiasm (1999– )

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy | Active

8.8
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He's got it all: a loving wife, good friends, a successful career, a great home...what could possibly go wrong for Larry David? Seinfeld co-creator Larry David stars as himself in this ... See full summary »

Creator: Larry David | Stars: Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin, Susie Essman

13. Garden State (2004)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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67 Metascore

A quietly troubled young man returns home for his mother's funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade.

Writer: Zach Braff | Director: Zach Braff | Stars: Zach Braff, Peter Sarsgaard, Natalie Portman, Ian Holm

14. 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

15. Mork & Mindy (1978–1982)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

7.2
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A wacky alien comes to Earth to study its residents, and the life of the human woman he boards with is never the same.

Stars: Robin Williams, Pam Dawber, Conrad Janis, Ralph James

16. Dogville (2003)

R | 178 min | Drama

8.0
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59 Metascore

A woman on the run from the mob is reluctantly accepted in a small Colorado town. In exchange, she agrees to work for them. As a search visits town, she finds out that their support has a price. Yet her dangerous secret is never far away...

Writer: Lars von Trier | Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Paul Bettany, Lauren Bacall, Harriet Andersson

17. MacGyver (1985–1992)

48 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.7
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The adventures of a secret agent armed with almost infinite scientific resourcefulness.

Creator: Lee David Zlotoff | Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Dana Elcar, Stephen Chang, Bruce McGill

18. 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

19. Reno 911! (2003–2009)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Crime | Active

8.0
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An irreverent look at what goes on behind-the-scenes in the city of Reno's police department.

Creators: Robert Ben Garant, Kerri Kenney, Thomas Lennon | Stars: Cedric Yarbrough, Niecy Nash, Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon

20. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998–2013)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.7
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Improvisational comedy game show in which four players act out various comic games and sketches.

Stars: Drew Carey, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Charles Esten

21. Man on the Moon (1999)

R | 118 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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58 Metascore

A film about the life and career of the eccentric avant-garde comedian, Andy Kaufman.

Writers: Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski | Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito, Gerry Becker, Greyson Erik Pendry

22. Mean Streets (1973)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.5
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A small-time hood struggles to succeed on the "mean streets" of Little Italy.

Writers: Martin Scorsese, Mardik Martin | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, David Proval, Amy Robinson

23. Drumline (2002)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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63 Metascore

A band director recruits a Harlem street drummer to play at a Southern university.

Writers: Shawn Schepps, Tina Gordon Chism | Director: Charles Stone III | Stars: Nick Cannon, Zoe Saldana, Orlando Jones, Leonard Roberts

24. Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.0
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65 Metascore

A series of vignettes that all have coffee and cigarettes in common.

Writer: Jim Jarmusch | Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Bill Murray, Tom Waits, Roberto Benigni, RZA

25. Best in Show (2000)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

7.5
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78 Metascore

A colorful array of characters competes at a national dog show.

Writers: Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy | Director: Christopher Guest | Stars: Fred Willard, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Jennifer Coolidge

26. The Brown Bunny (2003)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

5.0
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51 Metascore

Professional motorcycle racer Bud Clay heads from New Hampshire to California to race again. Along the way he meets various needy women who provide him with the cure to his own loneliness, but only a certain woman from his past will truly satisfy him.

Writer: Vincent Gallo | Director: Vincent Gallo | Stars: Vincent Gallo, Chloë Sevigny, Cheryl Tiegs, Elizabeth Blake

27. Heartbreak Ridge (1986)

R | 130 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A hard-nosed, hard-living Marine gunnery sergeant clashes with his superiors and his ex-wife as he takes command of a spoiled recon platoon with a bad attitude.

Writer: James Carabatsos | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Marsha Mason, Everett McGill, Moses Gunn

28. Bean (1997)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Family

6.3
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52 Metascore

The bumbling Mr. Bean travels to America when he is given the responsibility of bringing a highly valuable painting to a Los Angeles museum.

Writers: Rowan Atkinson, Richard Curtis, Robin Driscoll | Director: Mel Smith | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol, John Mills, Pamela Reed

29. City Island (2009)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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66 Metascore

The Rizzos, a family who doesn't share their habits, aspirations, and careers with one another, find their delicate web of lies disturbed by the arrival of a young ex-con (Strait) brought ... See full summary »

Writer: Raymond De Felitta | Director: Raymond De Felitta | Stars: Andy Garcia, Julianna Margulies, Steven Strait, Emily Mortimer

30. The Mighty Boosh (2003– )

27 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

8.4
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Vince Noir and Howard Moon have surreal adventures while working at a Zoo run by the deranged Bob Fossil (in series 1) and pursuing a career as musicians and living with the mystic Naboo ... See full summary »

Stars: Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding, Michael Fielding, Rich Fulcher

31. Me and Orson Welles (2008)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama

6.8
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73 Metascore

A teenager is cast in the Mercury Theatre production of "Julius Caesar" directed by a young Orson Welles in 1937.

Writers: Holly Gent Palmo, Robert Kaplow, Vincent Palmo Jr. | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Zac Efron, Claire Danes, Christian McKay, Zoe Kazan

32. Last Days (2005)

R | 97 min | Biography, Drama, Music

5.7
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67 Metascore

A Seattle-set rock & roll drama about a musician whose life and career is reminiscent of Kurt Cobain's.

Writer: Gus Van Sant | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Michael Pitt, Lukas Haas, Asia Argento, Scott Patrick Green

33. The World's Fastest Indian (2005)

PG-13 | 127 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.9
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68 Metascore

The life story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years building a 1920 Indian motorcycle -- a bike which helped him set the land-speed world record at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967.

Writer: Roger Donaldson | Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Diane Ladd, Iain Rea, Tessa Mitchell

34. The Idiots (1998)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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47 Metascore

The group of people gather at the house in Copenhagen suburb to break all the limitations and to bring out the "inner idiot" in themselves.

Writer: Lars von Trier | Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Bodil Jørgensen, Jens Albinus, Anne Louise Hassing, Troels Lyby

35. Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out (2005– )

30 min | Comedy

6.6
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Watch as Nick Cannon and a new A-list celebrity lead a team of improv comedians each week as they compete against each other in the new show: Nick Cannon Presents Wild 'N Out.

Creator: Nick Cannon | Stars: Nick Cannon, Leonard Robinson, DeRay Davis, Mikey Day

36. Slacker (1991)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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69 Metascore

A day in the life of Austin, Texas as the camera roams from place to place and provides a brief look at the overeducated, the social misfits, the outcasts and the oddballs.

Writer: Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Richard Linklater, Rudy Basquez, Jean Caffeine, Jan Hockey

37. Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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84 Metascore

A look at a few chapters in the life of Poppy, a cheery, colorful, North London schoolteacher whose optimism tends to exasperate those around her.

Writer: Mike Leigh | Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Sally Hawkins, Alexis Zegerman, Samuel Roukin, Elliot Cowan

38. 2 Days in Paris (2007)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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67 Metascore

Marion and Jack try to rekindle their relationship with a visit to Paris, home of Marion's parents -- and several of her ex-boyfriends.

Writer: Julie Delpy | Director: Julie Delpy | Stars: Julie Delpy, Adam Goldberg, Daniel Brühl, Marie Pillet

39. Don's Plum (2001)

89 min | Drama

5.9
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A group of Los Angeles teenagers meet every day at their local diner hangout to discus their latest misadventures with their miserable lives.

Writers: Bethany Ashton Wolf, Tawd Beckman, R.D. Robb, David Stutman, Dale Wheatley | Director: R.D. Robb | Stars: Amber Benson, Scott Bloom, Kevin Connolly, Leonardo DiCaprio

40. Meet Dave (2008)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

4.9
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43 Metascore

A crew of miniature aliens operate a spaceship that has a human form. While trying to save their planet, the aliens encounter a new problem, as their ship becomes smitten with an Earth woman.

Writers: Rob Greenberg, Bill Corbett | Director: Brian Robbins | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Elizabeth Banks, Gabrielle Union, Scott Caan

41. Full Frontal (2002)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Romance

4.8
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45 Metascore

A day in the life of a group of men and women in Hollywood, in the hours leading up to a friend's birthday party.

Writer: Coleman Hough | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Julia Roberts, David Hyde Pierce, David Duchovny, Nicky Katt

42. Delicatessen (1991)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.8
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66 Metascore

Post-apocalyptic surrealist black comedy about the landlord of an apartment building who occasionally prepares a delicacy for his odd tenants.

Writers: Gilles Adrien, Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Directors: Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Marie-Laure Dougnac, Dominique Pinon, Pascal Benezech, Jean-Claude Dreyfus

43. Bloody Sunday (2002)

R | 107 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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90 Metascore

A dramatization of the Irish civil rights protest march and subsequent massacre by British troops on January 30, 1972.

Writer: Paul Greengrass | Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: James Nesbitt, Tim Pigott-Smith, Nicholas Farrell, Allan Gildea

44. Gerry (2002)

R | 103 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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54 Metascore

A friendship between two young men is tested when they go for a hike in a desert and forget to bring any water or food with them.

Writers: Casey Affleck, Matt Damon, Gus Van Sant | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Casey Affleck, Matt Damon

45. Waiting for Guffman (1996)

R | 84 min | Comedy

7.6
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71 Metascore

An aspiring director and the marginally talented amateur cast of a hokey small-town Missouri musical production go overboard when they learn that someone from Broadway will be in attendance.

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

46. A Mighty Wind (2003)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Music

7.3
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81 Metascore

Mockumentary captures the reunion of 1960s folk trio the Folksmen as they prepare for a show at The Town Hall to memorialize a recently deceased concert promoter.

Writers: Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy | Director: Christopher Guest | Stars: Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy, Michael McKean, Jim Moret

47. Sudden Death (1995)

R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.6
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A disgraced former fireman takes on a group of terrorists holding the Vice President and others hostage during the seventh game of the NHL Stanley Cup finals.

Writers: Karen Elise Baldwin, Gene Quintano | Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Powers Boothe, Raymond J. Barry, Whittni Wright

48. The Reckoning (II) (2002)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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49 Metascore

A priest on the lam takes up with a traveling band of actors, who then discover a murder has occurred and try to solve it by recreating the crime in a play.

Writers: Barry Unsworth, Mark Mills | Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Paul Bettany, Marian Aguilera, Trevor Steedman

49. Bamboozled (2000)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.4
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50 Metascore

A frustrated African American TV writer proposes a blackface minstrel show in protest, but to his chagrin it becomes a hit.

Writer: Spike Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Damon Wayans, Savion Glover, Jada Pinkett Smith, Michael Rapaport

50. Reno 911!: Miami (2007)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Crime

5.9
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47 Metascore

A rag-tag team of Reno cops are called in to save the day after a terrorist attack disrupts a national police convention in Miami Beach during spring break. Based on the Comedy Central series.

Writers: Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, Kerri Kenney | Director: Robert Ben Garant | Stars: Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant, Kerri Kenney, Lennie Loftin