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1. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 35,753

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.

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

Votes: 127,635 | Gross: $131.56M

3. Chappelle's Show (2003–2006)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy, Music

8.7
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Comedian Dave Chappelle hosts this sketch-comedy show that parodies many of the nuances of race and culture.

Stars: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Rudy Rush, Charlie Murphy

Votes: 40,607

4. MADtv (1995–2016)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy

7.2
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A sketch comedy show based on the seminal Mad Magazine.

Stars: Michael McDonald, Debra Wilson, Aries Spears, Bobby Lee

Votes: 8,093

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

TV-PG | 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 »

Stars: Nigel Lythgoe, Cat Deeley, Mark Thompson, Mary Murphy

Votes: 9,422

6. Kroll Show (2013–2015)

30 min | Comedy

6.7
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Show highlights Nick Kroll's incredible ability to transform himself into hilarious characters that pop off the screen while bringing many of his popular short-form favorites along for the ride.

Stars: Nick Kroll, Jon Daly, Jenny Slate, John Mulaney

Votes: 3,391

7. CBGB (2013)

R | 101 min | Drama, Music

6.6
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30 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 7,067 | Gross: $0.04M

8. New York Minute (I) (2004)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

4.9
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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 »

Director: Dennie Gordon | Stars: Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Eugene Levy, Andy Richter

Votes: 18,860 | Gross: $14.02M

9. Real Time with Bill Maher (2003– )

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

7.6
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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, Michael Moore

Votes: 10,135

10. Penn & Teller: Fool Us (2010– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show

8.1
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A one-hour competition series celebrating magic and featuring the legendary duo Penn & Teller. On each of the nine episodes, aspiring magicians are invited to perform their best trick to ... See full summary »

Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, Alyson Hannigan, Jonathan Ross

Votes: 2,028

11. Def Comedy Jam (1992– )

300 min | Comedy

7.4
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Hosted by Martin Lawrence

Stars: Kid Capri, D.L. Hughley, Adele Givens, Joe Torry

Votes: 296

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

Not Rated | 208 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.1
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Filmmaker Martin Scorsese examines the life of musician George Harrison, weaving together interviews, concert footage, home movies and photographs.

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

Votes: 7,685

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

TV-MA | 27 min | Comedy

8.4
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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.

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

Votes: 7,517

14. 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: 1,373

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

PG-13 | 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.

Directors: Nick Morris, Laurence Connor | Stars: Ramin Karimloo, Sierra Boggess, Hadley Fraser, Wendy Ferguson

Votes: 4,994

16. Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Music

6.1
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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: 7,780 | Gross: $15.01M

17. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Roberta Peters

Votes: 873

18. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)

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

8.5
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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: 33,836

19. Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.0
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Comedian Jimmy Fallon hosts a late-night talk show.

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

Votes: 10,484

20. Tender Mercies (1983)

PG | 92 min | Drama, Music

7.4
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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.

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

Votes: 7,735 | Gross: $8.44M

21. Fridays (1980–1982)

70 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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Live late-night comedy sketch show similar to "Saturday Night Live."

Stars: Jack Burns, Brandis Kemp, Mark Blankfield, Maryedith Burrell

Votes: 365

22. The Chris Gethard Show (2015– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy

7.3
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Chris Gethard hosts a panel of comedians and weirdos who participate in games, take calls from listeners, and generally put on a bizarre live weekly spectacle.

Stars: David Bluvband, Hallie Bulleit, Alex Clute, Bill Florio

Votes: 153

23. Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.6
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54 Metascore

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

Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Tatyana Ali, Billie Allen, Clebert Ford

Votes: 16,005 | Gross: $50.50M

24. The Original Kings of Comedy (2000)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Documentary

6.7
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76 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 4,843 | Gross: $38.18M

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

Not Rated | 178 min | Drama, Music, Musical

8.8
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A celebratory 25th anniversary concert performance of the hit musical at The O2 in London.

Director: Nick Morris | Stars: Alfie Boe, Norm Lewis, Matt Lucas, Jenny Galloway

Votes: 4,095

26. Rocky Horror Show Live (2015)

106 min | Comedy, Musical, Sci-Fi

8.0
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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).

Director: Christopher Luscombe | Stars: Jayde Westaby, Haley Flaherty, Ben Forster, Stephen Fry

Votes: 510

27. The Secret Policeman's Other Ball (1982)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Documentary, Music

6.6
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The film of an on-stage charity benefit for Amnesty International. The show includes comedy skits by the members of Monty Python, as well as noted comedians Peter Cook, Rowan Atkinson, and ... See full summary »

Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Jeff Beck, Alan Bennett, John Bird

Votes: 431

28. Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983 TV Special)

Not Rated | 69 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.2
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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.

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

Votes: 13,017

29. Britain's Got Talent (2007– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Reality-TV

6.0
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A variety of acts perform in front of a live audience and a panel of judges, for a chance to win £250,000 and to perform at the Royal variety.

Stars: Anthony McPartlin, Declan Donnelly, Amanda Holden, Simon Cowell

Votes: 2,845

30. Super Dave (1987–1999)

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Battered and abused stuntman Super Dave Osborne gets his own nighttime talk show. In between interviews Osborne, with the help of his partner and promoter, Fuji, performs his classic stunts that never quite seem to go as planned.

Stars: Bob Einstein, Art Irizawa, Don Lake, Mike Walden

Votes: 229

31. Comedy Central Presents (1998– )

30 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.1
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A television series featuring various stand-up comics.

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

Votes: 900

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

PG | 84 min | Documentary, Music

5.4
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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: 5,295 | Gross: $11.86M

33. This Hour Has 22 Minutes (1992– )

Comedy

6.5
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This skit-filled Canadian comedy show pokes fun at the Canadian government and other national happenings.

Stars: Cathy Jones, Mark Critch, Shaun Majumder, Gavin Crawford

Votes: 680

34. Rodney King (2017)

Drama

6.0
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74 Metascore

Roger Guenveur Smith performs his one man show focusing on the life and times of Rodney King.

Director: Spike Lee | Star: Roger Guenveur Smith

Votes: 216

35. Peter Pan Goes Wrong (2016 TV Movie)

64 min | Comedy

8.5
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The Olivier Award-winning Mischief Theatre brings Peter Pan Goes Wrong to BBC One, narrated by David Suchet and filmed in front of a live audience.

Director: Dewi Humphreys | Stars: Henry Shields, Henry Lewis, Chris Leask, Harry Kershaw

Votes: 314

36. Company (2011)

Not Rated | 145 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.6
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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 »

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

Votes: 860

37. 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: The Ladybirds, Pan's People, Jimmy Savile, Lulu Cartwright

Votes: 500

38. 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.

Director: Don Roy King | Stars: Fred Armisen, Dan Aykroyd, Alec Baldwin, Vanessa Bayer

Votes: 1,785

39. Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday (2008– )

Comedy, News

7.2
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"Saturday Night Live's" satirical news segment expands into primetime with three pre-election Thursday night specials.

Stars: Kenan Thompson, Seth Meyers, Fred Armisen, Bill Hader

Votes: 652

40. Camp Takota (2014)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy

6.9
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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 »

Directors: Chris Riedell, Nick Riedell | Stars: Grace Helbig, Mamrie Hart, Chester See, Hannah Hart

Votes: 4,282

41. Live from Lincoln Center (1976– )

Music, Musical

8.4
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Add a Plot

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

Votes: 126

42. Himizu (2011)

129 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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66 Metascore

After two teenagers from abusive households befriend each other, their lives take a dark adventure into existentialism, despair, and human frailty.

Director: Sion Sono | Stars: Shôta Sometani, Fumi Nikaidô, Tetsu Watanabe, Mitsuru Fukikoshi

Votes: 2,579

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

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

7.8
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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, Lady Starlight, The Lady Bunny

Votes: 1,841

44. Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2002 Video)

Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

4.7
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Madea helps out her granddaughter after her husband leaves her.

Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Curtis Blake, Marva King, Ty London, Tamela J. Mann

Votes: 1,377

45. 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 »

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

Votes: 5,651

46. Footlight Parade (1933)

G | 104 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.8
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Chester Kent struggles against time, romance, and a rival's spy to produce spectacular live "prologues" for movie houses.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell

Votes: 3,663

47. 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.

Directors: Terry Hughes, Harold Prince | Stars: Angela Lansbury, George Hearn, Cris Groenendaal, Sara Woods

Votes: 3,080

48. Your Show of Shows (1950–1954)

90 min | Comedy

8.9
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Live, original comedy originally featuring Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca. Carl Reiner and Howard Morris joined the show later. Two of the great skits on the show were "The Hickenloopers", a ... See full summary »

Stars: Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Felisa Vanoff, Carl Reiner

Votes: 186

49. Unplugged (1989– )

60 min | Documentary, Music

8.3
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Major pop music stars play their songs with only acoustic instruments.

Stars: 10,000 Maniacs, Perry Montague-Mason, Julieta Venegas, Natalie Merchant

Votes: 378

50. We Are The World: The Story Behind The Song (1985 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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In 1984, British and Irish pop stars united for the cause of Ethiopian famine relief as Band Aid. The following year, the Americans did the same as United Support of Artists for Africa. This is how it happened.

Director: Tom Trbovich | Stars: Jane Fonda, Dan Aykroyd, Harry Belafonte, Kim Carnes

Votes: 504