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1. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.2
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The famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

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

Votes: 31,857

2. The Last Airbender (2010)

PG | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Family

4.2
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20 Metascore

Follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must master all four elements and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water Tribes and the Earth Kingdom.

Writer: M. Night Shyamalan | Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: Noah Ringer, Nicola Peltz, Jackson Rathbone, Dev Patel

Votes: 115,379

3. CBGB (2013)

R | 101 min | Drama, Music

6.5
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30 Metascore

A look at the New York City punk-rock scene and the venerable nightclub, CBGB.

Writers: Jody Savin, Randall Miller | Director: Randall Miller | Stars: Alan Rickman, Malin Akerman, Justin Bartha, Richard de Klerk

Votes: 5,789

4. MADtv (1995–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy

7.2
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Late night sketch-comedy show based on the humor of MAD magazine. Material includes impersonations, fake commercials, mock movie trailers, and even Spy vs. Spy segments. Competes against ... See full summary »

Creators: Fax Bahr, Adam Small | Stars: Michael McDonald, Debra Wilson, Aries Spears, Bobby Lee

Votes: 7,339

5. Chappelle's Show (2003–2006)

TV-MA | 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

Votes: 32,464

6. New York Minute (I) (2004)

PG | 91 min | Comedy

4.8
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33 Metascore

One day in New York City, as Jane Ryan tries out for an overseas college program and her sister Roxy schemes to meet her favorite punk rockers, a series of mishaps throws their day into ... See full summary »

Writers: Emily Fox, Adam Cooper, Bill Collage | Director: Dennie Gordon | Stars: Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Eugene Levy, Andy Richter

Votes: 17,190

7. So You Think You Can Dance (2005– )

60 min | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

6.8
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Dancers skilled in everything from ballroom and ballet to salsa, jive, hip-hop and krumping, all compete to be named the best. Dancers must impress the judges with their moves and rigorous ... See full summary »

Creators: Simon Fuller, Nigel Lythgoe | Stars: Mark Thompson, Nigel Lythgoe, Cat Deeley, Mary Murphy

Votes: 8,891

8. Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995–1998)

TV-MA | 27 min | Comedy

8.5
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This is a sketch-comedy show. The twist here is that all of the sketches (Even the monologue) are connected in some strange way.

Creators: David Cross, Bob Odenkirk | Stars: Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, John Ennis, Jay Johnston

Votes: 6,425

9. Tender Mercies (1983)

PG | 92 min | Drama, Music

7.5
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A broken-down, middle-aged country singer gets a new wife, reaches out to his long-lost daughter, and tries to put his troubled life back together.

Writer: Horton Foote | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Robert Duvall, Tess Harper, Betty Buckley, Wilford Brimley

Votes: 7,038

10. Rocky Horror Show Live (2015)

106 min | Comedy, Musical, Sci-Fi

8.1
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A live stage production of the musical, filmed at the Playhouse Theatre in London, commemorating the 40th anniversary of the release of The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975).

Writer: Richard O'Brien | Director: Christopher Luscombe | Stars: Jayde Westaby, Haley Flaherty, Ben Forster, Stephen Fry

Votes: 247

11. Real Time with Bill Maher (2003– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds.

Stars: Bill Maher, Arianna Huffington, Andrew Sullivan, Cornel West

Votes: 7,808

12. Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.1
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Comedian Jimmy Fallon hosts a late-night talk show.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, Bashir Salahuddin

Votes: 8,732

13. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.6
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Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart, Paul Dinello

Votes: 28,797

14. Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary (2010)

178 min | Music, Musical

8.7
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A celebratory 25th anniversary concert performance of the hit musical at The O2 in London.

Writers: Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schönberg, Victor Hugo, Jean-Marc Natel, James Fenton | Director: Nick Morris | Stars: Alfie Boe, Norm Lewis, Matt Lucas, Jenny Galloway

Votes: 3,662

15. Camp Takota (2014)

95 min | Comedy

7.0
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With her personal and professional life in shambles, Elise ends up having to take a job as a counselor at her old summer camp. There, she reunites with two estranged friends who attended ... See full summary »

Writers: Mamrie Hart, Michael Goldfine, Lydia Genner | Directors: Chris Riedell, Nick Riedell | Stars: Grace Helbig, Mamrie Hart, Chester See, Hannah Hart

Votes: 3,870

16. The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall (2011)

137 min | Drama, Music, Musical

8.9
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A disfigured musical genius, hidden away in the Paris Opera House, terrorizes the opera company for the unwitting benefit of a young protégée whom he trains and loves.

Writers: Richard Stilgoe, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Gaston Leroux | Directors: Nick Morris, Laurence Connor | Stars: Ramin Karimloo, Sierra Boggess, Hadley Fraser, Wendy Ferguson

Votes: 4,127

17. Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special (2015 TV Special)

TV-14 | 210 min | Comedy

8.2
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Former members of Saturday Night Live come together to remember the past 40 years of Saturday Night Live.

Writers: James Anderson, Fred Armisen, Tina Fey, Steve Higgins, Chris Kelly, Erik Kenward, Seth Meyers, Lorne Michaels, John Mulaney, Paula Pell, Jeff Richmond, Akiva Schaffer, Tom Schiller, Sarah Schneider, Marc Shaiman, Michael Shoemaker, Robert Smigel, Emily Spivey, Kent Sublette, Jorma Taccone, Bryan H. Tucker, Andy Samberg | Director: Don Roy King | Stars: Fred Armisen, Dan Aykroyd, Alec Baldwin, Vanessa Bayer

Votes: 1,520

18. George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011)

208 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.2
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Inter-cut with archive material, friends, family and associates of the musician tell the story of his life and how spirituality became such a major part of it.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: George Harrison, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr

Votes: 6,497

19. Glee: The 3D Concert Movie (2011)

PG | 84 min | Documentary, Music

5.3
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48 Metascore

A concert documentary shot during the Glee Live! In Concert! summer 2011 tour, featuring song performances and Glee fans' life stories and how the show influenced them.

Directors: Kevin Tancharoen, Jennifer Arnold | Stars: Cory Monteith, Dianna Agron, Lea Michele, Chris Colfer

Votes: 5,084

20. One Direction: Where We Are - The Concert Film (2014)

75 min | Documentary, Music

6.2
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From X Factor to the San Siro Stadium in Milano, One Direction hit the world with success. See them perform live in the San Siro Stadium and watch 15 minutes of exclusive footage never seen before. The boys are back.

Director: Paul Dugdale | Stars: Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan

Votes: 1,706

21. Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.6
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Eddie Murphy in a stand-up performance recorded live. For an hour and a half he talks about his favourite subjects: sex and women.

Writers: Eddie Murphy, Keenen Ivory Wayans | Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Tatyana Ali, Billie Allen, James Brown III

Votes: 14,671

22. Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983 TV Special)

Not Rated | 69 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.3
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Eddie Murphy's raunchy, raucous stand-up comedy routine is captured for posterity on this tape. Not for folks who dislike foul language.

Writer: Eddie Murphy | Director: Bruce Gowers | Stars: Eddie Murphy, James Argiro, Gus Loundermon, Brian O'Neal

Votes: 11,489

23. Tyler Perry's Madea's Neighbors From Hell (2014)

138 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

4.2
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Madea's neighborhood takes a turn for the worse when a foster mother moves in with her unruly kids.

Writer: Tyler Perry | Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Jayna Brown, Cassi Davis, Rhonda Davis, Kimani Jackson

Votes: 357

24. Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Music

6.0
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Documentary following singer Madonna on her controversial Blond Ambition tour in 1990.

Director: Alek Keshishian | Stars: Madonna, Donna DeLory, Niki Harris, Luis Camacho

Votes: 7,052

25. Penn & Teller: Fool Us (2010– )

90 min | Game-Show

8.1
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Penn & Teller go to the U.K to find a magician who can "fool them" If Penn & Teller can figure out the trick performed the magician is out but if they do not get it the magician wins a ... See full summary »

Creators: Peter Adam Golden, Andrew J. Golder, Penn Jillette, Teller | Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, Jonathan Ross, Michael Vincent

Votes: 1,272

26. The Original Kings of Comedy (2000)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Documentary

6.6
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76 Metascore

A concert film featuring four major African American stand up comedians.

Writers: Cedric the Entertainer, Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Bernie Mac | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer, Bernie Mac

Votes: 4,654

27. Paanch (2003)

130 min | Crime, Thriller

7.7
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4 friends (Luke, Murgi, Joy and Pondy) wasted by youth and self destruction play together in a band along with a fifth female member (Shiuli). Luke the lead singer and self-imposed leader ... See full summary »

Writer: Anurag Kashyap | Director: Anurag Kashyap | Stars: Kay Kay Menon, Aditya Srivastava, Joy Fernandes, Vijay Maurya

Votes: 1,407

28. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.9
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and its rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Jack Carter

Votes: 698

29. Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W Bush (2009 TV Special)

115 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.1
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It's time for change in America--but not without a few parting words from former President George W Bush. Here's your chance to discover the man behind the myth as HBO presents Will Ferrell... See full summary »

Writer: Will Ferrell | Director: Marty Callner | Stars: Will Ferrell, Michael Delaney, Pia Glenn, Adam Mucci

Votes: 3,513

30. Fridays (1980–1982)

70 min | Comedy, Music

7.9
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Live late-night comedy sketch show similar to "Saturday Night Live."

Creators: Bill Lee, John Moffitt | Stars: Jack Burns, Brandis Kemp, Mark Blankfield, Maryedith Burrell

Votes: 336

31. Company (2011)

145 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.5
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Following five couples and their friend Robert (Neil Patrick Harris), the perpetual bachelor, Company explores the true meaning of being in a relationship through a series of vignettes. ... See full summary »

Writer: George Furth | Director: Lonny Price | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Patti LuPone, Martha Plimpton, Anika Noni Rose

Votes: 756

32. Live from Lincoln Center (1976– )

Music, Musical

8.9
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Stars: Beverly Sills, Louis Perry, Audra McDonald, Zubin Mehta

Votes: 110

33. Himizu (2011)

129 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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66 Metascore

Two adolescents living a dystopian existence in post-quake Japan embark on a campaign of violence against evil-doers.

Writers: Minoru Furuya, Shion Sono | Director: Shion Sono | Stars: Shôta Sometani, Fumi Nikaidô, Tetsu Watanabe, Mitsuru Fukikoshi

Votes: 2,043

34. Last Comic Standing (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Reality-TV

6.2
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The comics from season one face off against the comics from season two.

Stars: Jay Mohr, Joe Rogan, Bill Bellamy, Roseanne Barr

Votes: 1,286

35. Lady Gaga Presents: The Monster Ball Tour at Madison Square Garden (2011 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 117 min | Documentary, Music, Musical

8.0
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A live concert performance of Grammy-winning pop sensation Lady Gaga at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Director: Laurieann Gibson | Stars: Lady Gaga, Allison Hagendorf, The Lady Bunny, Paul McCartney

Votes: 1,301

36. This Hour Has 22 Minutes (1992– )

Comedy

6.6
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This skit-filled Canadian comedy show pokes fun at the Canadian government and other national happenings.

Creator: Mary Walsh | Stars: Cathy Jones, Mark Critch, Shaun Majumder, Gavin Crawford

Votes: 577

37. Kevin Hart: I'm a Grown Little Man (2009 TV Special)

73 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.8
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With his wisecracking one-of-a-kind style of comedy, Kevin Hart pokes fun at everyone - even his audience.

Writer: Kevin Hart | Director: Shannon Hartman | Star: Kevin Hart

Votes: 1,864

38. Important Things with Demetri Martin (2009– )

Comedy

7.8
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Comedian Demetri Martin's television show, which alternates between stand-up comedy and taped skits.

Creator: Demetri Martin | Stars: Demetri Martin, H. Jon Benjamin, Barry Carl, Joe Furey

Votes: 2,846

39. Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker (1999 TV Special)

65 min | Comedy, Documentary

8.0
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Chris Rock brings his critically acclaimed brand of social commentary-themed humor to this 1999 standup comedy presentation from HBO. Also released as an album, Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker... See full summary »

Writer: Chris Rock | Director: Keith Truesdell | Stars: Chris Rock, Slick Rick, Doug E. Fresh, Monteria Ivey

Votes: 5,081

40. Top of the Pops (1964–2016)

30 min | Music

7.0
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A rundown of the latest chart hits, featuring in-studio performances from popular music artists.

Stars: Pan's People, Legs & Co, Lulu Cartwright, Rosie Hetherington

Votes: 369

41. Pink Floyd at Pompeii (1972)

G | 92 min | Documentary, Music

8.7
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Live versions of the songs, filmed in an old Pompeii amphitheater. Songs included are Echoes (split into 2 parts), Careful with that axe, Eugene, A saucerful of secrets, One of those days, ... See full summary »

Director: Adrian Maben | Stars: David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Richard Wright, Nick Mason

Votes: 6,531

42. Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now (2003 TV Special)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Documentary

7.9
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Ellen DeGeneres performs her comedy-concert live on stage and taped for HBO.

Writers: Karen Anderson, Ellen DeGeneres, Karen Kilgariff, Kevin Seccia | Director: Joel Gallen | Star: Ellen DeGeneres

Votes: 1,109

43. Porcupine Tree: Anesthetize (2010 Video)

130 min | Music

9.1
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Anesthetize is the second live DVD by progressive rock band Porcupine Tree, released on 20 May 2010. The Blu-ray edition was released on 15 June.

Director: Lasse Hoile | Stars: Porcupine Tree, Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin, Gavin Harrison

Votes: 223

44. Comedy Central Presents (1998– )

30 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.2
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Stars: Mike Birbiglia, Todd Barry, Lewis Black, Stephen Lynch

Votes: 816

45. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1982 TV Movie)

140 min | Musical, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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Sweeney Todd returns to London to uncover the past, along the way meeting Mrs. Lovett, and begins to start his life of crime.

Writers: Hugh Wheeler, Christopher Bond | Directors: Terry Hughes, Harold Prince | Stars: Angela Lansbury, George Hearn, Cris Groenendaal, Sara Woods

Votes: 2,906

46. Richard Pryor: Live in Concert (1979)

Not Rated | 78 min | Comedy, Documentary

8.3
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The second stand-up performance of Richard Pryor filmed.

Writer: Richard Pryor | Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Richard Pryor, Patti LaBelle, Jennifer Lee

Votes: 2,640

47. Louis C.K.: Chewed Up (2008 TV Special)

61 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.6
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Louis C.K.'s second one-hour special filmed at the Berklee Performance Center in Boston, MA.

Writer: Louis C.K. | Directors: Louis C.K., Shannon Hartman | Star: Louis C.K.

Votes: 6,395

49. Katy Perry: The Prismatic World Tour (2015 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 88 min | Music

7.3
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The Prismatic World Tour is a sensory explosion of eye-popping theatrics and infectious pop tracks that secured Perry's place as one of the most captivating performers working today.

Director: Russell Thomas | Stars: Katy Perry, Joshua Moreau, Max Hart, Lauren Allison Ball

Votes: 488

50. Katt Williams: The Pimp Chronicles Pt. 1 (2006 TV Special)

TV-MA | 45 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.8
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In-demand comedian Katt Williams offers up The Pimp Chronicles courtesy of HBO. Williams shares his thoughts on such topics as drugs, politics and pop culture in this special event.

Writer: Katt Williams | Directors: Anthony Anderson, Gary Binkow | Stars: Katt Williams, Anthony Anderson, André Benjamin, Da Brat

Votes: 1,207