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1. Keeping Up Appearances (1990–1995)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy

7.8
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A snobbish housewife is determined to climb the social ladder, in spite of her family's working class connections and the constant chagrin of her long suffering husband.

Stars: Patricia Routledge, Clive Swift, Geoffrey Hughes, Judy Cornwell

Votes: 10,960

2. Norbit (2007)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

4.0
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27 Metascore

A mild-mannered guy, who is married to a monstrous woman, meets the woman of his dreams, and schemes to find a way to be with her.

Director: Brian Robbins | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Thandie Newton, Terry Crews, Clifton Powell

Votes: 56,811 | Gross: $95.67M

3. Alexandre le bienheureux (1968)

G | 100 min | Comedy

7.5
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Alexandre, a young and honest farmer, is oppressed by an authoritarian wife, who makes him work like a dog. When she dies in a car crash, he decides to stay in bed, absolutely free and ... See full summary »

Director: Yves Robert | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Françoise Brion, Marlène Jobert, Paul Le Person

Votes: 1,506

4. It's a Gift (1934)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy

7.4
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A henpecked New Jersey grocer makes plans to move to California to grow oranges, despite the resistance of his overbearing wife.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: W.C. Fields, Kathleen Howard, Jean Rouverol, Julian Madison

Votes: 4,023

5. It Happened in Broad Daylight (1958)

97 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

7.9
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Having doubts about the guilt of the obvious suspect in the murder of an eight year old girl, a police detective decides to investigate the case on his own.

Director: Ladislao Vajda | Stars: Heinz Rühmann, Sigfrit Steiner, Siegfried Lowitz, Michel Simon

Votes: 3,478

6. Man on the Flying Trapeze (1935)

Passed | 66 min | Comedy

7.7
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Hard-working, henpecked Ambrose Wolfinger takes off from work to go to a wrestling match with catastrophic consequences.

Directors: Clyde Bruckman, W.C. Fields | Stars: W.C. Fields, Kathleen Howard, Mary Brian, Grady Sutton

Votes: 916

7. The Unicorn in the Garden (1953)

Passed | 7 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

6.8
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A henpecked husband sees a unicorn outside his window--or does he?

Director: William T. Hurtz

Votes: 614

8. Forbidden Woman (2013)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama

4.2
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Elston has earned the respect and trust of Randall Trace, his boss and mentor. However, Elston reaches a pivotal point in his career when, after missing out on a coveted promotion, he falls... See full summary »

Directors: Clyde Jones, Charles R. Penland | Stars: Jessica Barrow, Denee Busby, Marla Gibbs, Jackée Harry

Votes: 34

9. La familia Pérez (1949)

93 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Director: Gilberto Martínez Solares | Stars: Joaquín Pardavé, Sara García, Manolo Fábregas, Beatriz Aguirre

Votes: 68

10. Bad Girls for the Boys (1966)

70 min | Comedy

5.3
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Director: William F. McGaha | Stars: William F. McGaha, Bob Johnson, Dianne Stanley, Samantha Scott

Votes: 7

11. Honey's Money (1962)

6 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.3
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Yosemite Sam marries a widow for her money, and once the honeymoon is over, the woman reveals her real bossy, loud mouthed manner and introduces Sam to her son - a huge, oafish kid. Sam ... See full summary »

Director: Friz Freleng | Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray, Billy Booth

Votes: 161

12. Don't Fool Yourself Dear (1937)

Comedy, Drama

6.0
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Director: Miguel Contreras Torres | Stars: Carlos Orellana, Sara García, Natalia Ortiz, Eusebio Pirrín

Votes: 25

13. Porky's Romance (1937)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

6.6
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The introduction cartoon for Petunia Pig deals with Porky's courtship with her. Once he's won her hand in marriage, he fantasizes about his future with her, which doesn't seem very ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Joe Dougherty, Mel Blanc, Billy Bletcher, Bernice Hansen

Votes: 259

14. The Hole Idea (1955)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.3
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A scientist invents the portable hole, only to have a thief steal his samples to go on a crime spree.

Director: Robert McKimson | Stars: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet, Robert C. Bruce

Votes: 184

15. Hogar, dulce hogar (1974– )

30 min | Comedy

5.5
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Stars: Lupita Pallás, Luz María Aguilar, Sergio Corona, José Gálvez

Votes: 6

16. His Bitter Half (1950)

8 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.1
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Daffy Duck marries for money, but the bossy wife and her raucous, trouble-making little son soon have him filing for divorce.

Director: Friz Freleng | Stars: Mel Blanc, Martha Wentworth

Votes: 123

17. Henpecked Rooster (1944)

Animation, Short, Comedy

5.3
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A henpecked rooster and a streetwise mouse team up to thwart the fowl's foul wife.

Directors: Seymour Kneitel, Orestes Calpini | Stars: Jack Mercer, Arnold Stang

Votes: 49

18. Another Day, Another Doormat (1959)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Short

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Johnny Doormat has a domineering, nagging wife. He takes his ire at her out on his office workers. His wife sees him at a tobacco shop and, through an illusion, pictures him as her ... See full summary »

Directors: Al Kouzel, Gene Deitch | Star: Allen Swift

19. A Taste of Money (1970)

6 min | Animation, Short

6.2
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Tired of being poor, Ratfink marries a widow for her money. But the situation may be more than he can handle, when he has to put up with her bossiness and the non-stop chatter of her gargantuan son.

Director: Arthur Davis | Stars: Lennie Weinrib, Athena Lorde, Peter Halton

Votes: 12

20. The Big Shot (1937)

Approved | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.2
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A small-town veterinarian inherits $2 million from his uncle, whom he hasn't seen for years. He decides to use some of his new-found wealth to fund a clean-up crusade against the gangster ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Killy | Stars: Guy Kibbee, Cora Witherspoon, Dorothy Moore, Gordon Jones

Votes: 90

21. Cannonman (2005)

10 min | Animation, Short

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Cannonman is a 10 minute stop-motion animated adventure set around the turn of the last century. Our hero Cannonman is sad and lonely, for years he has been pushed by his wife, The Bearded ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Neilson | Stars: Stephan Gidowicz, Gerry McGlaughlan, Alexander Taylor III

22. Cra$h & Burn (2009–2010)
Episode: Bond Blame Baptize (2010)

Drama

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Director: Rachel Talalay | Stars: Luke Kirby, Caroline Cave, Leela Savasta, Judah Katz

23. Barney Miller (1974–1982)
Episode: Quo Vadis? (1978)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Barney's been shot! The startling news paralyzes the precinct with dread and provokes Liz to draw the line. An elderly woman strenuously objects to the nude paintings on display in an art gallery.

Director: Alex March | Stars: Hal Linden, Max Gail, Ron Glass, Jack Soo

Votes: 37

24. The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells (2001– )
Episode: The Crystal Egg (2001)

46 min | Romance, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Director: Robert Young | Stars: Tom Ward, Barry Stanton, Matthew Cottle, Raymond Coulthard

Votes: 7

25. Barney Miller (1974–1982)
Episode: The Life and Times of Barney Miller (1974)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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When a drug addict holds the precinct hostage, Captain Barney Miller has to talk him out of it.

Director: Theodore J. Flicker | Stars: Hal Linden, Abby Dalton, Henry Beckman, Val Bisoglio

Votes: 50