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1. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

R | 120 min | Drama

8.0
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86 Metascore

A Mumbai teen reflects on his upbringing in the slums when he is accused of cheating on the Indian Version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"

Directors: Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan | Stars: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Saurabh Shukla, Anil Kapoor

Votes: 676,996 | Gross: $141.32M

2. Basic Instinct (1992)

R | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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41 Metascore

A violent, suspended police detective investigates a brutal murder, in which a manipulative and seductive woman could be involved.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, George Dzundza, Jeanne Tripplehorn

Votes: 140,990 | Gross: $117.73M

3. The Addams Family (1991)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.8
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Con artists plan to fleece an eccentric family using an accomplice who claims to be their long-lost uncle.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Dan Hedaya

Votes: 102,133 | Gross: $113.50M

4. Annie Hall (1977)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

8.1
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Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditzy Annie Hall.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane

Votes: 207,734 | Gross: $39.20M

5. Fatal Attraction (1987)

R | 119 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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67 Metascore

A married man's one-night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.

Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer, Ellen Latzen

Votes: 58,802 | Gross: $156.65M

6. The Ladykillers (2004)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.2
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56 Metascore

An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew pose as a classical ensemble in order to rob a casino, all under the nose of his unsuspecting but sharp old landlady.

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Tom Hanks, Marlon Wayans, Irma P. Hall, J.K. Simmons

Votes: 87,354 | Gross: $39.69M

7. Scrooged (1988)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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38 Metascore

A selfish, cynical T.V. executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, John Glover

Votes: 67,069 | Gross: $60.33M

8. Duplex (2003)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy

5.9
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50 Metascore

A young couple has a chance to move into a gorgeous duplex in the perfect New York neighborhood. All they have to do is bump off the current tenant, a cute little old lady.

Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Ben Stiller, Drew Barrymore, Eileen Essell, Harvey Fierstein

Votes: 48,110 | Gross: $9.65M

9. A Face in the Crowd (1957)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, Music

8.2
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An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Walter Matthau

Votes: 10,525

10. The Soup (2004–2015)

25 min | Comedy

8.3
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An Emmy-winning show, hosted by comedian Joel McHale, deals with a wickedly funny, fast-paced parts of the most titillating -- and at times tasteless -- segments on talk TV. Starting with ... See full summary »

Stars: Joel McHale, Anndi McAfee, Kelly Levy, Lou the Chihuahua

Votes: 5,480

11. My Life (1993)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama

6.8
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A terminally ill man prepares for his death.

Director: Bruce Joel Rubin | Stars: Michael Keaton, Nicole Kidman, Bradley Whitford, Queen Latifah

Votes: 9,000 | Gross: $27.48M

12. Blue Collar (1978)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Three workers, Zeke (Richard Pryor), Jerry (Harvey Keitel) and Smokey (Yaphet Kotto), are working at a car plant and drinking their beers together. One night when they steal away from their... See full summary »

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Richard Pryor, Harvey Keitel, Yaphet Kotto, Ed Begley Jr.

Votes: 4,998

13. My Favorite Year (1982)

PG | 92 min | Comedy

7.4
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A dissolute matinee idol is slated to appear on a live TV variety show.

Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Mark Linn-Baker, Jessica Harper, Joseph Bologna

Votes: 7,232

14. Mr. Saturday Night (1992)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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The life of Buddy Young, a comic legend in flashbacks but an old man looking for work in the present.

Director: Billy Crystal | Stars: Billy Crystal, David Paymer, Julie Warner, Helen Hunt

Votes: 3,947 | Gross: $13.35M

15. Just Write (1997)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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A Hollywood tour bus driver poses as a screenwriter to romance an up-and-coming young actress.

Director: Andrew Gallerani | Stars: Sherilyn Fenn, Jeremy Piven, JoBeth Williams, Wallace Shawn

Votes: 896

16. En på miljonen (1995)

87 min | Comedy

5.2
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Torsten Södergren lives in a normal house with his normal family in a completely normal city. Every morning he greets his normal neighbors before getting into his normal car and drives the ... See full summary »

Directors: Måns Herngren, Hannes Holm | Stars: Tomas von Brömssen, Ulla Skoog, Gösta Ekman, Tintin Anderzon

Votes: 768

17. Mission Hill (1999–2002)
Episode: Andy vs. the Real World (2002)

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Andy is Keeping it real, alienating the whole neighborhood when he becomes part of a TV reality show.

Stars: Wallace Langham, Vicki Lewis, Scott Menville, Brian Posehn

Votes: 33

18. Over There (2005)
Episode: Embedded (2005)

TV-MA | 44 min | Action, Drama, War

8.3
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Smoke becomes the focus of a military investigation after a war correspondent videotapes an Iraqi child and his mother being gunned down; Smoke's mother suffers a stroke; Bo gets a prosthetic leg.

Director: Nelson McCormick | Stars: Josh Henderson, Luke Macfarlane, Erik Palladino, Keith Robinson

Votes: 53

19. Son amores (2002–2004)
Episode: Episode #1.222 (2002)

Comedy, Romance, Sport

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Director: Lucas Ruiz Barrea | Stars: Miguel Ángel Rodríguez, Mariano Martínez, Nicolás Cabré, Mario Pasik

20. Son amores (2002–2004)
Episode: Episode #2.187 (2003)

Comedy, Romance, Sport

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Director: Víctor Stella | Stars: Miguel Ángel Rodríguez, Mariano Martínez, Nicolás Cabré, Florencia Bertotti

21. The Soup (2004–2015)
Episode: Episode dated 13 March 2009 (2009)

30 min | Comedy

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Stars: Joel McHale, Bryan Cranston, Eric McCormack, Aaron Paul

22. The Soup (2004–2015)
Episode: Episode dated 3 April 2009 (2009)

30 min | Comedy

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Stars: Joel McHale, Julin, Anil Kapoor

23. Beck (1997– )
Episode: Flickan i jordkällaren (2006)

85 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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A small girl is found dead in a deserted underground cellar. She has been dead for some time but there is fresh food for her. Who is she?

Director: Harald Hamrell | Stars: Peter Haber, Mikael Persbrandt, Marie Göranzon, Stina Rautelin

Votes: 887

24. Beck (1997– )
Episode: Levande begravd (2009)

90 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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In a playground in the middle of urban idyll found a buried wooden box containing a known and respected prosecutor. Beck & co suspect first a rough criminal MC-leader of the deed, but you ... See full summary »

Director: Harald Hamrell | Stars: Peter Haber, Mikael Persbrandt, Måns Nathanaelson, Stina Rautelin

Votes: 816

25. Rederiet (1992–2002)
Episode: Sista chansen (1997)

Drama

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Director: Kjell Sundvall | Stars: Therese Akraka, Sara Alström, Bengt Bauler, Karin Bjurström

26. The Big Bang Theory (2007– )
Episode: The Panty Piñata Polarization (2008)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy, Romance

8.8
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Penny plans revenge when Sheldon bans her from his and Leonard's apartment, while Howard and Raj use the latest technology to try to find the house being used in "America's Next Top Model."

Director: Mark Cendrowski | Stars: Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg

Votes: 2,295