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1. Smash (2012–2013)

44 min | Drama, Musical

7.6
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There is more drama behind the scenes than on stage, as the team prepares an ambitious Broadway musical on the life of Marilyn Monroe.

Creator: Theresa Rebeck | Stars: Debra Messing, Jack Davenport, Katharine McPhee, Christian Borle

2. Wyatt Earp (1994)

PG-13 | 191 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.6
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47 Metascore

Wyatt Earp is a movie about a man and his family. The movie shows us the good times and the bad times of one of the West's most famous individuals.

Writers: Dan Gordon, Lawrence Kasdan | Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Kevin Costner, Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman, David Andrews

3. Camp (2003)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Musical, Drama

6.4
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55 Metascore

After a series of Broadway flops, songwriter Bert Hanley (Dixon) goes to work at a musical camp for young performers. Inspired by the kids, he finds an opportunity to regain success by staging an altogether new production.

Writer: Todd Graff | Director: Todd Graff | Stars: Don Dixon, Daniel Letterle, Joanna Chilcoat, Robin de Jesus

4. Igor (2008)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.1
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40 Metascore

Animated fable about a cliché hunchbacked evil scientist's assistant who aspires to become a scientist himself, much to the displeasure of the rest of the evil science community.

Writers: Chris McKenna, John Hoffman, Anthony Leondis, Dimitri Toscas | Director: Anthony Leondis | Stars: John Cusack, Molly Shannon, Steve Buscemi, Myleene Klass

5. 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

6. The Big Gay Musical (2009)

Comedy, Drama, Music

6.5
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Paul and Eddie have just begun previews for the new Off-Broadway musical "Adam and Steve Just the Way God Made 'Em." Their lives strangely mirror the characters they are playing. Paul is ... See full summary »

Writer: Fred M. Caruso | Directors: Casper Andreas, Fred M. Caruso | Stars: Lena Hall, Daniel Robinson, Joey Dudding, Jeff Metzler

7. Six by Sondheim (2013 TV Movie)

86 min | Documentary

8.0
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An intimate and candid look at the life and art of the legendary composer-lyricist.

Directors: James Lapine, Autumn DeWilde, Todd Haynes | Stars: Barbara Barrie, Charles Braswell, Susan Browning, Glenn Close

8. Tru Loved (2008)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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Recently relocated from San Francisco to conservative suburbia by her lesbian mothers, Tru struggles like all teens to fit in and find love, but her quest is complicated by sexual politics,... See full summary »

Writer: Stewart Wade | Director: Stewart Wade | Stars: Najarra Townsend, Jake Abel, Matthew Thompson, Alexandra Paul

9. A Walk Worthwhile (2009)

85 min | Musical

6.3
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The young couple Uli and Vanilla want to split up, but lust and money get in their way.

Writers: Jirí Slitr, Jirí Suchý | Directors: Milos Forman, Petr Forman | Stars: Petr Stach, Dása Zázvurková, Petr Písa, Jirí Suchý

10. The Nomi Song (2004)

98 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.3
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71 Metascore

Having failed to break into professional opera in his native Germany (where, as an usher in West Berlin's Deutsche Oper, he would serenade the staff after the 'real' performances were over)... See full summary »

Writer: Andrew Horn | Director: Andrew Horn | Stars: Klaus Nomi, Ann Magnuson, David Bowie, Gabriele Lafari

11. Pittsburgh (2006)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy

6.4
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Jeff Goldblum put his Hollywood actor life on hold to star alongside his new girlfriend in a Pittsburgh regional theater production of The Music Man. Co-directors Bradley and LaBrache tread... See full summary »

Directors: Chris Bradley, Kyle LaBrache | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Ed Begley Jr., Illeana Douglas, Moby

12. Baryshnikov on Broadway (1980 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Music, Musical

8.2
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The star and his guests perform numbers from over a dozen renowned Broadway musicals, including: Oklahoma!, Fiddler on the Roof, Can-Can, The King and I, Cabaret, Where's Charley, Hello ... See full summary »

Writer: Fred Ebb | Director: Dwight Hemion | Stars: Mikhail Baryshnikov, Obba Babatundé, Nell Carter, Liza Minnelli

13. Three Seats for the 26th (1988)

106 min | Musical

6.4
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A pseudo-documentary on the life of Yves Montand, who plays himself, in this tribute to his long career. During a musical tour, Montand returns to Marseille and revisits the many highlights... See full summary »

Writer: Jacques Demy | Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Yves Montand, Mathilda May, Patrick Fierry, Françoise Fabian

14. The Making of 'West Side Story' (1985 TV Movie)

89 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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A documentary which shows, in great detail, the making of the 1985 Bernstein-conducted recording of the entire score of "West Side Story", featuring operatic stars.

Director: Christopher Swann | Stars: Leonard Bernstein, Kiri Te Kanawa, José Carreras, Tatiana Troyanos

15. Bad Girls: The Musical (2009 Video)

120 min | Musical

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Bad Girls The Musical is an original British musical based on characters from the award winning and hugely popular television drama Bad Girls. Set in the fictional HMP Larkhall, it's the ... See full summary »

Writers: Maureen Chadwick, Ann McManus | Directors: Maggie Norris, Robin Lough | Stars: Emily Aston, Phil Barley, Camilla Marie Beeput, David Burt

16. The 59th Annual Tony Awards (2005 TV Special)

Music

7.2
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Writers: Dave Boone, Jon Macks | Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Edward Albee, Alan Alda, Joan Allen

17. No Day But Today: The Story of 'Rent' (2006 Video)

112 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Billy Aronson, Martha Banta, Michael Barnathan, Tom Buderwitz

18. Growing Up on Broadway (1984)

17 min | Documentary, Short, Animation

4.9
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Stars: Shelley Bruce, Diana Barrows, Dara Brown, Nicole Francis

19. Martine (2002 TV Movie)

60 min | Music

7.3
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In a tribute to musicals old and new, Martine McCutcheon and a few special guests perform a variety of songs from the shows.

Writer: Malcolm Williamson | Director: Ian Hamilton | Stars: Martine McCutcheon, Andrea Bocelli, Judy Garland, Vinnie Jones

20. Gifted & Talented: A Musical Short Film (2013)

13 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

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Wyatt, a 16-year-old composer at an accelerated summer program, falls in love.

Writers: Jeff Luppino-Esposito, Jamie T. McCelland, Matthew Savarese | Directors: Jeff Luppino-Esposito, Jamie T. McCelland | Stars: Julia Addis, Elizabeth Baxa, Kate Breimann, Ryan Campbell

21. Anatomy of a Song (1976 TV Movie)

28 min | Music

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Stephen Sondheim, composer-lyricist; John Weidman, writer; and Frank Rich, theater critic, in a close study of how one Broadway musical song came to be: "Someone in a Tree" from "Pacific ... See full summary »

Writer: Stephen Paley | Director: John Musilli | Stars: James Dybas, Rich Frank, Mako, Stephen Sondheim

22. The Miracle (2007)

29 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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While confessing to her priest, Tekki Lomnicki, a little person, must face the painful truth about a journey she and her mother made to Lourdes if she is to win a chance at redemption.

Writer: Jeffrey Jon Smith | Director: Jeffrey Jon Smith | Stars: Tekki Lomnicki, Rula Sirhan Gardenier, Michael Chinn, Mary Redmon

23. Grease Is the Word (2007– )

Music

4.7
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Stars: Zoë Ball, Brian Friedman, David Gest, David Ian

24. Words and Music by Jerry Herman (2007 TV Movie)

TV-G | 56 min | Documentary, Music, Musical

6.8
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WORDS AND MUSIC is the story of one of Broadway's iconic figures: the composer/lyricist of Hello, Dolly!, Mame and La Cage aux Folles. Jerry Herman and an all-star cast, chart his rise from... See full summary »

Writer: Amber Edwards | Director: Amber Edwards | Stars: Jerry Herman, Carol Channing, Angela Lansbury, George Hearn

25. Waiting for Godik (2007)

60 min | Documentary, Music

7.2
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Waiting for Godik, a musical documentary, tells the story of the rise and fall of the Israeli King of Musicals, legendary producer and impresario Giora Godik. The tragic story of the man, ... See full summary »

Writer: Ari Davidovich | Director: Ari Davidovich

26. The Booth (2012)

Short, Comedy

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A commercial (parody) for Mark Fowler's new one-man musical about John Wilkes Booth, titled "The Whole Booth and Nuthin' but the Booth." Features clips from the musical, and testimonials from celebrity audience members.

Writer: Nate Clark | Star: Nate Clark

27. Harold Rome: Pins and Needles (1978 TV Movie)

28 min | Musical

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Excerpts from the 1937 musical comedy by composer-lyricist Harold Rome. Originally written for the International Ladies Garment Union, it ran for four years. Here Rome with two pianos and ... See full summary »

Writers: Stephan Chodorov, Harold Rome | Director: Roger Englander | Stars: David Berman, Phllip Campanella, Daniel Fortus, Tom Offt

28. Breezin' with Bierman: Meet the Mauers (2014 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Adam Bierman, Kurt Tazelaar, Jared Benn, Bryan DeSanto

29. So You Think You Can Dance (2005– )
Episode: 1 of 9 Voted Off (2010)

60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.4
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The top 9 contestants dance a contemporary group performance choreographed by Jamel Gaines. Cirque du Soleil's Viva Elvis perform, as well as Ne-Yo. The dancers with the least viewer votes perform solos.

Creators: Simon Fuller, Nigel Lythgoe | Director: Nikki Parsons | Stars: Cat Deeley, Nigel Lythgoe, Mia Michaels, Adam Shankman

31. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )
Episode: Ben Stiller/Whitney Cummings/Godspell (2011)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: David Letterman, Ben Stiller, Whitney Cummings, Paul Shaffer

32. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )
Episode: Bono & The Edge/Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark (2011)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: David Letterman, Bono, The Edge, Dorothy Mengering

33. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Broadway's Lost Treasures II (2004)

90 min | Biography, Drama, Music

8.0
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A second collection of great performances from the Tony Awards. Some of the classics of the Broadway stage have been lost to history - except for the archives of the American Theatre Wing ... See full summary »

Writers: Steven Hecht, Hildy Parks | Director: Chris Cohen | Stars: Regina Ahlgren, Bea Arthur, Lauren Bacall, Brent Barrett

34. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )
Episode: Dr. Phil/Chris Hemsworth/Catch Me If You Can (2011)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: David Letterman, Phil McGraw, Chris Hemsworth, Peyton Hillis

35. So You Think You Can Dance Canada (2008– )
Episode: Finale (2008)

120 min | Reality-TV

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Writer: Melinda Wilson | Directors: Don Weiner, Michael L.H. Bickerton | Stars: Blake McGrath, Luther Brown, Leah Miller, Danny Arbour

36. Rules of Engagement (2007–2013)
Episode: Fix-Ups & Downs (2007)

TV-PG | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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Jeff and Adam correctly predict that Audrey and Jennifer's latest date set-up will end with both couples taking sides, only not in the way they predicted. Russell goes to extreme lengths to meet a woman he met outside an elevator.

Creator: Tom Hertz | Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Megyn Price, Patrick Warburton, Bianca Kajlich, Oliver Hudson

37. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )
Episode: Jennifer Lawrence/Craig Robinson/A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder (2014)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.8
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Jennifer Lawrence; Craig Robinson. Also: "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder".

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, Jennifer Lawrence, Craig Robinson, The Roots

39. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )
Episode: Kevin Costner/Danica McKellar/Alan Cumming & the Broadway Cast of Cabaret (2014)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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Kevin Costner; Danica McKellar. Also: Alan Cumming and the cast of Broadway's "Cabaret" perform; Philip Bailey sits in with the Roots.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, Kevin Costner, Danica McKellar, Alan Cumming

40. Omnibus (1967–2002)
Episode: My Fair Lady: Loverly (2001)

Documentary, Biography

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Ever since the 1914 production of George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion (based on Greek myth), the story of Eliza Doolittle's transformation from Cockney flower girl to society lady has ... See full summary »

Director: Kate Scholefield | Stars: Frances Barber, Harold Bloom, Germaine Greer, Rex Harrison

41. Batman Beyond (1999–2001)
Episode: Out of the Past (2000)

Not Rated | 22 min | Adventure, Animation, Action

5.1
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Talia arrives in Gotham claiming she has mastered the Lazarus Pit and offers to use it to restore Bruce's youth without any side affects. But all is not as it seems.

Writer: Paul Dini | Director: James Tucker | Stars: Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy, Olivia Hussey, David Warner

42. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )
Episode: Ryan Reynolds/Chef Eric Ripert/Anything Goes (2011)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

9.2
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Stars: David Letterman, Ryan Reynolds, Eric Ripert, Paul Shaffer

43. The Nanny (1993–1999)
Episode: Smoke Gets in Your Lies (1993)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.3
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As a result of Brighton getting caught smoking, Fran takes him to see her grandma Yetta who has been smoking all her life.

Writers: Robert Sternin, Prudence Fraser, Peter Marc Jacobson, Fran Drescher, Michael Rowe | Director: Lee Shallat Chemel | Stars: Fran Drescher, Charles Shaughnessy, Daniel Davis, Lauren Lane

44. Omnibus (1967–2002)
Episode: Spotlights & Saris: Making Bombay Dreams (2002)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Director: Nasreen Munni Kabir | Stars: Sanjeev Bhaskar, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Simon Fanshawe, A.R. Rahman

46. So You Think You Can Dance Canada (2008– )
Episode: Top 18 (2008)

120 min | Reality-TV

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Writer: Melinda Wilson | Directors: Don Weiner, Tina Apostolopoulos, Michael L.H. Bickerton, Karl DiPelino | Stars: Danny Arbour, Nicolas Archambault, Tre Armstrong, Lisa Auguste

47. So You Think You Can Dance Canada (2008– )
Episode: Top 4 (2008)

120 min | Reality-TV

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Dan Karaty choreographs a hip-hop group performance for Allie, Nico, Natallie, and Miles. Each dancer performs with each other as partners. Top 4 also dance a solo performance.

Writer: Melinda Wilson | Directors: Don Weiner, Michael L.H. Bickerton | Stars: Jean Marc Genereux, Tre Armstrong, Blake McGrath, Luther Brown

48. So You Think You Can Dance (2005– )
Episode: Top Eight Perform (2010)

120 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

6.3
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The top 7 contestants, (Alex Wong was injured), perform twice, once with an All-Star dancer, then with a fellow contestant.

Creators: Simon Fuller, Nigel Lythgoe | Director: Nikki Parsons | Stars: Cat Deeley, Nigel Lythgoe, Mia Michaels, Adam Shankman