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1. 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

2. The Last Airbender (2010)

PG | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Family

4.3
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20 Metascore

The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.

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

3. Chappelle's Show (2003–2006)

TV-14 | 30 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

4. MADtv (1995–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy

7.1
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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

5. New York Minute (I) (2004)

PG | 91 min | Comedy

4.7
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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

6. Camp Takota (2014)

95 min | Comedy

7.1
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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, Chester See, Ellen Karsten, Rachel Quaintance

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

27 min | Comedy

8.6
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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

8. Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

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

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

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

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

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

6.9
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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: Nigel Lythgoe, Cat Deeley, Mary Murphy, Mia Michaels

11. The Colbert Report (2005– )

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

8.7
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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

12. 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

13. The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall (2011 TV Movie)

137 min | Drama, Music, Musical

8.8
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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

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

208 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

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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

15. 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

16. 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

17. Great Performances (1971– )

132 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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Creators: Marion J. Caffey, Daniel Ezralow, Josh Groban | Stars: Julie Andrews, Plácido Domingo, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming

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

178 min | 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

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

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

7.9
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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, The Lady Bunny, Paul McCartney, Liza Minnelli

20. Real Time with Bill Maher (2003– )

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

7.8
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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

21. 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

22. 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

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

138 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

4.1
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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

24. 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

25. Comedy Central Presents (1998– )

30 min | Comedy

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

26. Fridays (1980–1982)

70 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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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

27. 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 its rock music performances.

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

28. 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

29. Last Comic Standing (2003– )

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

6.1
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The comics from season one face off against the comics from season two.

Stars: Jay Mohr, Joe Rogan, Bill Bellamy, Jonathan Thymius

30. Important Things with Demetri Martin (2009– )

Comedy

7.9
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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

31. Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip (1982)

R | 82 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.6
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Richard Pryor performs his stand-up comedy act on the Sunset Strip.

Writer: Richard Pryor | Director: Joe Layton | Stars: Richard Pryor, Gene Cross, Julie Hampton, Jesse Jackson

32. Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day (2012)

Not Rated | 124 min | Documentary, Music

9.0
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A concert documentary of Led Zeppelin's December 10, 2007 tribute performance for Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun.

Director: Dick Carruthers | Stars: John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, Jason Bonham

33. Saturday Night Live 25 (1999 TV Special)

160 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

7.5
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A TV special celebrating the 25th anniversary of Saturday Night Live. Before a celebrity audience, many of the former cast members and guest hosts return to perform their signature ... See full summary »

Writers: Tina Fey, Anne Beatts, Tom Davis, Steve Higgins, Marilyn Suzanne Miller, Paula Pell, Paul Shaffer, T. Sean Shannon, Michael Shoemaker | Directors: Beth McCarthy-Miller, James Signorelli | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Alec Baldwin, Candice Bergen, David Bowie

34. 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

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

115 min | 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

36. Mind of Mencia (2005– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

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Creators: Carlos Mencia, Robert Morton | Stars: Carlos Mencia, Brad Williams, Norma Michaels, Karen McClain

37. Katt Williams: American Hustle (2007 Video)

90 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.7
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Katt Williams is back in this theatrical follow-up to the PIMP CHRONCILES PT. 1. Katt's flashy street attitude drives a story about returning to his roots. Katt is offered the opportunity ... See full summary »

Writers: Nyima Funk, Brit McAdams, Katt Williams | Director: Brit McAdams | Stars: Chris Jai Alex, Cece Bell, Da Brat, Julie Brister

38. Echoes: Pink Floyd (1972)

G | 92 min | Documentary, Music

8.6
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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

39. Gilda Live (1980)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Documentary

7.0
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A filmed version of the Broadway show starring comedienne Gilda Radner, complete with the characters she made famous on the TV show "Saturday Night Live."

Writers: Anne Beatts, Lorne Michaels, Marilyn Suzanne Miller, Don Novello, Michael O'Donoghue, Gilda Radner, Paul Shaffer, Rosie Shuster, Alan Zweibel | Directors: Mike Nichols, Lorne Michaels | Stars: Gilda Radner, Don Novello, Paul Shaffer, Nils Nichols

40. 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.

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

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

Comedy

7.3
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"Saturday Night Live's" satirical news segment expands into primetime with three pre-election Thursday night specials.

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

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

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

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

61 min | 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.

44. Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010 TV Special)

82 min | Comedy

8.6
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In this unique and dynamic live concert experience, Louis C.K.'s exploration of life after 40 destroys politically correct images of modern life with thoughts we have all had...but would rarely admit to.

Writer: Louis C.K. | Director: Louis C.K. | Stars: Louis C.K., Jesse Newman

45. The 57th Annual Academy Awards (1985 TV Special)

160 min | Documentary

5.7
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Writer: Larry Gelbart | Directors: Marty Pasetta, Harrison Engle | Stars: Jack Lemmon, F. Murray Abraham, Debbie Allen, Gene Allen

46. The 62nd Annual Academy Awards (1990 TV Special)

Family

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Writers: Marty Farrell, Ernest Lehman, Melville Shavelson, Robert Wuhl | Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Billy Crystal, Paula Abdul, Isabelle Adjani, Danny Aiello

47. The Big Gay Sketch Show (2006– )

Comedy

6.9
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A sketch-comedy series featuring a cast of up-and-coming comics performing live skits, musical numbers and political satire.

Stars: Nicol Paone, Julie Goldman, Stephen Guarino, Jonny McGovern

48. Louis C.K.: Shameless (2007 TV Special)

TV-MA | 57 min | Comedy

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Comedy and television star Louis C.K. returns to HBO for an hour of no-holds-barred, adults-only stand-up comedy! Taped before a live audience at the Henry Fonda Theater in Los Angeles, the... See full summary »

Writer: Louis C.K. | Director: Steven J. Santos | Star: Louis C.K.

49. Hated: GG Allin & the Murder Junkies (1993)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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Documentary about notorious punk rock performer GG Allin.

Writer: Todd Phillips | Director: Todd Phillips | Stars: GG Allin, Merle Allin, Shireen Kadivar, Dee Dee Ramone

50. 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 »

Stars: Penn Jillette, Jonathan Ross, Teller, Michael Vincent