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1. The Exorcist III (1990)

R | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.3
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A police lieutenant uncovers more than he bargained for as his investigation of a series of murders, which have all the hallmarks of the deceased 'Gemini' serial killer, lead him to question the patients of a psychiatric ward.

Director: William Peter Blatty | Stars: George C. Scott, Ed Flanders, Brad Dourif, Jason Miller

Votes: 17,985 | Gross: $26.10M

2. Tin Man (2007 TV Mini-Series)

TV-PG | 270 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.2
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A re-imagining of L. Frank Baum's classic "The Wizard of Oz".

Stars: Zooey Deschanel, Alan Cumming, Neal McDonough, Kathleen Robertson

Votes: 11,658

3. Bamboozled (2000)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.5
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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.

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

Votes: 8,754 | Gross: $2.19M

4. Holiday Inn (1942)

Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.6
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At an inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer.

Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds, Virginia Dale

Votes: 8,718

5. The Josephine Baker Story (1991 TV Movie)

R | 130 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Josephine Baker was born poor, but achieved fame and fortune through her sizzlingly exotic and erotic performances. Starting life on the American Vaudeville ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Gibson | Stars: Lynn Whitfield, Rubén Blades, David Dukes, Louis Gossett Jr.

Votes: 896

6. Babes in Arms (1939)

Unrated | 94 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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The struggle of two talented young artists, to make their own way in the show business.

Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Charles Winninger, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 1,711

7. This Is the Army (1943)

121 min | Comedy, Musical, War

6.0
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In WWI dancer Jerry Jones stages an all-soldier show on Broadway, called Yip Yip Yaphank. Wounded in the war, he becomes a producer. In WWII his son Johnny Jones, who was before his ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: George Murphy, Joan Leslie, George Tobias, Alan Hale

Votes: 729

8. Jail Bait (1954)

Unrated | 71 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

3.2
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Vic Brady draws young Don Gregor into a life of crime. He then blackmails Gregor's plastic surgeon father into fixing up his face so he can evade the cops.

Director: Edward D. Wood Jr. | Stars: Lyle Talbot, Dolores Fuller, Herbert Rawlinson, Steve Reeves

Votes: 1,901

9. Babes on Broadway (1941)

Approved | 118 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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Tommy Williams desperately wants to get to Broadway, but as he is only singing in a spaghetti house for tips he is a long way off. He meets Penny Morris, herself no mean singer, and through... See full summary »

Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Fay Bainter, Virginia Weidler

Votes: 1,010

10. The Pied Piper (1972)

G | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical

6.6
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Greed, corruption, ignorance, and disease. Midsummer, 1349: the Black Death reaches northern Germany. Minstrels go to Hamelin for the Mayor's daughter's wedding to the Baron's son. He wants... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Keith Buckley, Patsy Puttnam, Arthur Hewlett, Paul Hennen

Votes: 405

11. Dimples (1936)

Approved | 79 min | Family, Musical

6.8
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Dimples Appleby lives with the pick-pocket grandfather in 19th century New York City. She entertains the crowds while he works his racket. A rich lady makes it possible for the girl to go legit. "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is performed.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Shirley Temple, Frank Morgan, Robert Kent, Helen Westley

Votes: 571

12. I Dream of Jeanie (1952)

Approved | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

6.1
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The life and career of famed American composer Stephen Foster.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Ray Middleton, Bill Shirley, Muriel Lawrence, Eileen Christy

Votes: 135

13. The Play House (1921)

G | 23 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

7.7
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After waking up from his wacky dream, a theater stage hand inadvertently causes havoc everywhere he works.

Directors: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline, Monte Collins, Virginia Fox

Votes: 2,765

14. Housewife (1934)

Not Rated | 69 min | Drama

6.8
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Nan Reynolds encourages her copywriter husband Bill to open his own agency. Nearly out of business, he finally gets a client. Former girlfriend Patricia Berkeley writes a very successful ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: George Brent, Bette Davis, Ann Dvorak, John Halliday

Votes: 577

15. Minstrel Man (1977 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

8.6
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Two black brothers in a traveling minstrel show in the early part of the century have two different goals. One brother is determined to succeed in a field that is dominated by white ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Glynn Turman, Ted Ross, Stanley Bennett Clay, S. Pearl Sharp

Votes: 35

16. Kid Millions (1934)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Musical

7.8
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A musical comedy about a Brooklyn boy (Eddie Cantor) who inherits a fortune from his archaeologist father, but has to go to Egypt to claim it.

Directors: Roy Del Ruth, Willy Pogany | Stars: Eddie Cantor, Ann Sothern, Ethel Merman, George Murphy

Votes: 365

17. College Holiday (1936)

86 min | Comedy

5.8
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Expecting to put on a musical show, singing and dancing college students are brought to a struggling hotel to be guinea pigs in an ancient Greek-themed eugenics experiment.

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Jack Benny, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Mary Boland

Votes: 104

18. My Wild Irish Rose (1947)

Approved | 101 min | Biography, Musical

6.5
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The life of Irish tenor Chauncey Olcott is chronicled from his childhood to his days as the toast of New York. In between, his rise to the top is complicated by romances with two women: his... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Dennis Morgan, Andrea King, Arlene Dahl, Alan Hale

Votes: 260

19. Dixie (1943)

Passed | 89 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

6.7
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A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most... See full summary »

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour, Billy De Wolfe, Marjorie Reynolds

Votes: 87

20. Mammy (1930)

84 min | Comedy, Musical

6.5
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A love triangle develops in a traveling minstrel troupe.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Al Jolson, Lois Moran, Lowell Sherman, Louise Dresser

Votes: 108

21. The Singing Vagabond (1935)

Approved | 56 min | Western

6.1
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Tex rides to the rescue when badguys led by LaCrosse and Utah Joe kidnap Lettie.

Director: Carl Pierson | Stars: Gene Autry, Ann Rutherford, Smiley Burnette, Barbara Pepper

Votes: 49

22. Oklahoma Renegades (1940)

Approved | 57 min | Western

7.5
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Stony Brooke, Rusty Joslin and Rico, known as The Three Mesquiteers, return to Oklahoma at the close of the Spanish-American War, and are concerned that some of their wounded buddies have ... See full summary »

Director: Nate Watt | Stars: Robert Livingston, Raymond Hatton, Duncan Renaldo, Lee 'Lasses' White

Votes: 6

23. Oh Dem Watermelons (1965)

12 min | Short

6.2
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Director: Robert Nelson | Stars: R.G. Davis, Saul Landau

Votes: 163

24. Mississippi Swing (1939)

Animation, Short

4.7
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When the showboat comes to town, all the black people flock to it. A slapstick burlesque of a minstrel show with some 1939 updates are shown, including "Gone With The Wind" references.

Director: Connie Rasinski

Votes: 6

25. The Kentucky Minstrels (1939 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy, Music

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Stars: Adelaide Hall, Ike Hatch, Bobby Howell, Nosmo King

26. The Making of 'Bamboozled' (2001 Video)

53 min | Documentary

4.7
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A behind-the-scenes look at the making of Spike Lee's satirical take on the American entertainment industry, in which a black writer for a TV network, frustrated at his failure to get his ... See full summary »

Directors: Spike Lee, Samuel D. Pollard | Stars: Budd Schulberg, Clyde Taylor, Jack Newfield, Stanley Crouch

Votes: 80

27. Texas Jack (1935)

Passed | 55 min | Western

4.2
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Jack is looking for the man that was responsible for the death of his sister after he hired her as a school teacher. When he runs into school teacher Ann who was just hired by Corey, he ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard B. Ray | Stars: Jack Perrin, Jayne Regan, Nelson McDowell, Robert Walker

Votes: 6

28. One for the Book (1940)

Approved | 18 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

5.9
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On a desktop with many books, familiar characters in literature (such as Captain Kidd, Huckleberry Finn, Robinson Crusoe, and Rip Van Winkle) come out of their books after dark. When the ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Mack | Stars: Betty Hutton, Hal Sherman, Miriam Grahame, Beaus & Belles

Votes: 64

29. Camptown Races (1948)

7 min | Animation, Short, Music

4.1
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Director: Seymour Kneitel | Stars: Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer

Votes: 7

30. Minstrel Days (1941)

19 min | Musical, Short

6.0
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This Vitaphone musical featurette features a minstrel show, with traditional interlocutor and Mr. Bones, doing many old time songs (mostly Stephen Foster) with Al Jolson and Eddie Cantor in... See full summary »

Director: Bobby Connolly | Stars: Bud Jamison, Al Herman, Billy Elliott, Willie Best

Votes: 5

31. Boss of Rawhide (1943)

Approved | 57 min | Western

5.9
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In the 8th film of the 22-film series, Texas Rangers Tex Wyatt, Jim Steele and Panhandle Perkins are sent to the district of Rawhide to investigate the killings of several ranchers. Tex ... See full summary »

Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: Dave O'Brien, James Newill, Guy Wilkerson, Nell O'Day

Votes: 15

32. The Kentucky Minstrels (1948 TV Movie)

45 min | Music

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Stars: Buddy Bradley, Ike Hatch, Jimmy Rich

33. All in the Family (1971–1979)
Episode: Birth of the Baby: Part 1 (1975)

TV-PG | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Archie is a nervous wreck because he wants to back out of the annual minstrel show at the lodge, which he has successfully avoided for several years. Lodge brothers Barney Hefner and Ed ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner, Sally Struthers

Votes: 42

34. All in the Family (1971–1979)
Episode: Birth of the Baby: Part 2 (1975)

TV-PG | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Archie is forced to show up at the hospital for the birth of his grandchild in black face, When his lodge brothers refused to give him their cold cream because he left, He and Edith are ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner, Sally Struthers

Votes: 49

35. The Roy Rogers & Dale Evans Show (1962– )
Episode: Minstrel Show (1962)

Music

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Stars: Roy Rogers, Dale Evans

36. Are You Being Served? (1972–1985)
Episode: Roots? (1981)

TV-PG | 28 min | Comedy

7.3
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Every year the department store has an elaborate celebration for the birthday -now the 90th- of Mr. Grace, the owner. After a brainstorming for a pleasing, original present without any cost... See full summary »

Director: John Kilby | Stars: Mollie Sugden, John Inman, Frank Thornton, Wendy Richard

Votes: 45