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1. Wayne's World (1992)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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53 Metascore

Two slacker friends try to promote their public-access cable show.

Writers: Mike Myers, Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner | Director: Penelope Spheeris | Stars: Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Rob Lowe, Tia Carrere

Votes: 114,194 | Gross: $121.70M

2. 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.

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

Votes: 191,852 | Gross: $39.20M

3. The Insider (1999)

R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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84 Metascore

A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a "60 Minutes" expose on Big Tobacco.

Writers: Marie Brenner, Eric Roth, Michael Mann | Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Russell Crowe, Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer, Diane Venora

Votes: 133,116 | Gross: $28.97M

4. Manhattan (1979)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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82 Metascore

The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.

Writers: Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Mariel Hemingway, Michael Murphy

Votes: 103,913 | Gross: $45.70M

5. Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)

R | 113 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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67 Metascore

An adaptation of the cult memoir of game show impresario Chuck Barris, in which he purports to have been a CIA hitman.

Writers: Chuck Barris, Charlie Kaufman | Director: George Clooney | Stars: Sam Rockwell, Drew Barrymore, George Clooney, Julia Roberts

Votes: 71,409

6. A Mighty Wind (2003)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Music

7.3
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81 Metascore

Mockumentary captures the reunion of 1960s folk trio the Folksmen as they prepare for a show at The Town Hall to memorialize a recently deceased concert promoter.

Writers: Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy | Director: Christopher Guest | Stars: Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy, Michael McKean, Jim Moret

Votes: 22,364 | Gross: $17.51M

7. A Face in the Crowd (1957)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama

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?

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

Votes: 9,726

8. Red Corner (1997)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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An American attorney on business in China, ends up wrongfully on trial for murder and his only key to innocence is a female defense lawyer from the country.

Writer: Robert King | Director: Jon Avnet | Stars: Richard Gere, Bai Ling, Bradley Whitford, Byron Mann

Votes: 12,969 | Gross: $22.42M

9. Miss Representation (2011)

85 min | Documentary

7.7
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Explores the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America, and challenges the media's limited portrayal of what it means to be a powerful woman.

Writers: Jacoba Atlas, Jessica Congdon, Claire Dietrich, Jenny Raskin, Jennifer Siebel Newsom | Directors: Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Kimberlee Acquaro | Stars: Christina Aguilera, Michele Bachmann, Chris Baker, Krystal Ball

Votes: 2,423

10. 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.

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

Votes: 8,699 | Gross: $2.19M

11. The Front (1976)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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A cashier poses as a writer for blacklisted talents to submit their work through, but the injustice around him pushes him to take a stand.

Writer: Walter Bernstein | Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Woody Allen, Zero Mostel, Herschel Bernardi, Michael Murphy

Votes: 6,414

12. Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt (2003 TV Movie)

90 min | Action, Comedy

6.7
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When the Batmobile is stolen, Adam West and Burt Ward search for it while remembering their days as the stars of the Batman live action series.

Writer: Duane Poole | Director: Paul A. Kaufman | Stars: Adam West, Burt Ward, Jack Brewer, Jason Marsden

Votes: 1,528

13. Beggars and Choosers (1999–2001)

60 min | Comedy

8.2
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The amusing trials of the executive staff of a television network.

Creators: Brandon Tartikoff, Peter Lefcourt | Stars: Brian Kerwin, Charlotte Ross, Tuc Watkins, Sherri Saum

Votes: 174

14. Surviving Gilligan's Island: The Incredibly True Story of the Longest Three Hour Tour in History (2001 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A fun behind-the-scenes look into the 60's television series, "Gilligan's Island."

Writer: Duane Poole | Director: Paul A. Kaufman | Stars: Dawn Wells, Russell Johnson, Bob Denver, Kristen Dalton

Votes: 403

15. Chaos on the Bridge (2014 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary, Biography, Sci-Fi

7.0
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The story of the struggle to create the television series, Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987).

Writer: William Shatner | Director: William Shatner | Stars: Richard Arnold, Ira Steven Behr, Rick Berman, Brannon Braga

Votes: 463

16. Daydream Believers: The Monkees' Story (2000 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 92 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.0
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The story of the Pre-Fab Four and their fight to be taken seriously as musicians.

Writer: Ron McGee | Director: Neill Fearnley | Stars: George Stanchev, L.B. Fisher, Jeff Geddis, Aaron Lohr

Votes: 526

17. Open Season (1995)

R | 97 min | Comedy

5.6
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When the television ratings machines suddenly malfunction, public television suddenly, but mistakenly, soars to #1 in this humorous satire.

Writer: Robert Wuhl | Director: Robert Wuhl | Stars: Lloyd Adams, Robert Wuhl, Eric Bryson, Marcy King

Votes: 160

18. The Box (1974–1977)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Examines the day-to-day running of Melbourne television station UCV-12, the professional and personal lives of its staff, both in front of, and behind, the camera.

Stars: Barrie Barkla, Lois Ramsey, Ken James, Ken Snodgrass

Votes: 23

19. Who's the Caboose? (1999)

94 min | Comedy

5.9
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A documentary team gets a grant to do a film on a rare fatal disease that is attacking homeless people. However, they quickly find the film too depressing. Ducking into a nightclub, they ... See full summary »

Writers: Sam Seder, Charles Fisher | Director: Sam Seder | Stars: Alex Ferrer, Sarah Silverman, Sam Seder, Eric Slovin

Votes: 196

20. Pirate TV (2012)

108 min | Comedy

5.9
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Writers: Michel Leclerc, Thomas Lilti | Director: Michel Leclerc | Stars: Félix Moati, Eric Elmosnino, Sara Forestier, Maïwenn

Votes: 306

21. The War of the Worlds: Next Century (1981)

96 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller, War

7.1
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Film opens on December 18, 1999, just a few days before the dawn of the new century. A local reporter, Iron Idem, announces that the Martians have landed. Shortly after that his program ... See full summary »

Writer: Piotr Szulkin | Director: Piotr Szulkin | Stars: Roman Wilhelmi, Krystyna Janda, Mariusz Dmochowski, Jerzy Stuhr

Votes: 299

22. Tabloid (2001)

112 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

5.8
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Writers: Martin Stellman, Brian Ward | Director: David Blair | Stars: Matthew Rhys, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, John Hurt, Danny Dyer

Votes: 139

23. Simon and Laura (1955)

87 min | Comedy

6.3
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In the 1950's days of only BBC television, a wet-behind-the-ears producer has the idea of basing a family drama series on a real-life happily married actor couple. Unfortunately he chooses ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Blackmore, Alan Melville | Director: Muriel Box | Stars: Peter Finch, Kay Kendall, Muriel Pavlow, Hubert Gregg

Votes: 110

24. La vengeance d'une blonde (1994)

Comedy

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An upstanding provincial reporter becomes presenter of the TV news on a commercial network owned by an influential Italian businessman. He soon outgrows his family and neglects them terribly. Investigating a fascist terrorist cell, the reporter's integrity is called into doubt by the police. Soon after, his jealous wife unleashes her wrath live in TV. It goes from bad to worse until his wife's ... See full summary »

Writers: Valentine Albin, Bernard Murat, Marie-Anne Chazel, Michel Delgado | Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Christian Clavier, Marie-Anne Chazel, Clémentine Célarié, Thierry Lhermitte

Votes: 453 | Gross: $0.06M

25. Vodka, Mr. Palmu (1969)

100 min | Comedy, Crime

6.0
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A TV reporter is murdered when he is eavesdropping on a secret Finnish-Soviet conference. The National Broadcasting Corporation enlists the help of police lieutenant Palmu, who comes out of... See full summary »

Writers: Matti Kassila, Georg Korkman, Mika Waltari | Director: Matti Kassila | Stars: Joel Rinne, Leo Jokela, Matti Ranin, Anna-Leena Mäki-Penttilä

Votes: 604

26. Lip Service (1988 TV Movie)

67 min | Comedy

5.6
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A young news reporter schemes to take over the job of a veteran news anchor whose ratings he's been hired to promote.

Writer: Howard Korder | Director: William H. Macy | Stars: Griffin Dunne, Paul Dooley, Jonathan Katz, Fran Brill

Votes: 66

27. France Boutique (2003)

95 min | Comedy

5.2
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Writers: Tonie Marshall, Pierre-Erwan Guillaume | Director: Tonie Marshall | Stars: Karin Viard, François Cluzet, Judith Godrèche, Bernard Menez

Votes: 360

28. Zulu Awards '03 (2003 TV Special)

Music

5.3
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Second annual "peoples choice" awards show from Danish broadcaster TV2 Zulu, which awards "The Zulu" in 14 categories covering Music, Television, Commercials, Sports and Movies. Nominees ... See full summary »

Writers: Casper Christensen, Frank Hvam | Directors: Lars Hammer Rasmussen, Morten Månsson | Stars: Casper Christensen, Frank Hvam, Karsten Andersen, Daniel Bedingfield

Votes: 23

29. One Man (1977)

PG | 87 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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A crusading TV reporter finds his life ripped apart as he investigates a story about a company's deadly criminal negligence.

Writers: Peter Pearson, Robin Spry | Director: Robin Spry | Stars: Len Cariou, Jayne Eastwood, Carol Lazare, Barry Morse

Votes: 34

30. Off the Map (1991 TV Mini-Series)

300 min | Drama, Mystery

8.0
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The city of Tampere is about to host an important international conference on environmental issues. At the local TV studios, floor manager Tapani starts discovering mysterious things ... See full summary »

Stars: Vesa Vierikko, Mari Rantasila, Ilkka Merivaara, Ismo Alanko

Votes: 42

31. TV-Prisen 2006 (2006 TV Special)

120 min

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Live broadcast from the 7th annual TV-Festival 2006, the Danish television industry's own awards show - this year from The Opera House at Holmen (Copenhagen).

Stars: Mads Vangsø, Ali Kazim

32. A Time of Roses (1969)

108 min | Sci-Fi

6.1
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In the year 2011, historian Raimo Lappalainen wants to illustrate how life was 50 years earlier. He becomes obsessed with the fate of a 1970s nude model, Saara Turunen, and finds a perfect ... See full summary »

Writers: Risto Jarva, Jaakko Pakkasvirta, Peter von Bagh | Director: Risto Jarva | Stars: Arto Tuominen, Ritva Vepsä, Tarja Markus, Eero Keskitalo

Votes: 161

33. The Comedian (1983)

91 min | Comedy, Drama

5.0
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Aspiring young comedian Hepi rides a moped and sleeps in cars left at a garage for repair. He joins a group of older but equally bad comedians trying to capture and sell their art on ... See full summary »

Writers: Matti Ijäs, Heikki Kinnunen, Pertti Reponen | Director: Matti Ijäs | Stars: Aake Kalliala, Helge Herala, Heidi Herala, Heikki Kinnunen

Votes: 46

34. Zulu Awards '02 (2002 TV Special)

132 min | Music

5.4
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TV2 Zulu's first annual awards show, hosted by stand-up comedian 'Casper Christensen'.

Writer: Casper Christensen | Directors: Lars Hammer Rasmussen, Morten Månsson | Stars: Casper Christensen, Isam Bachiri, Klaus Bondam, Nicky Byrne

Votes: 22

35. Telenovela Ba'am (2005– )

45 min | Drama

6.3
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Creators: Sigal Avin, Dror Nobleman, Gal Zaid | Stars: Yael Bar-Zohar, Ofer Shechter, Tali Sharon, Sharon Alexander

Votes: 38

36. Get Me the Producer (2007– )

60 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

5.9
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12 people compete for the chance to become a TV producer; based on how they perform on a series of practical tasks.

Stars: Greg Dyke, Christopher E. Miller, Richard Tate, Ruth Joseph

Votes: 11

37. Pas vu, pas pris (1998)

90 min | Documentary

7.8
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Director: Pierre Carles | Stars: Bernard Banyamin, Jacques Chancel, Philippe Dana, Patrick de Carolis

Votes: 195

38. Luottamuksella (1962 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama

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Writers: Terence Rattigan, Seere Salminen | Director: Sirppa Sivori-Asp | Stars: Pentti Siimes, Tea Ista, Mauno Hyvönen, Heidi Krohn

39. Zulu Awards '05 (2005 TV Special)

99 min | Music

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Fourth annual "people's choice" awards show from Danish broadcaster TV2 Zulu, which awards "The Zulu" in 13 categories covering Music, Television, Commercials, Sports and Movies. Nominees ... See full summary »

Writers: Lotte Offenberg Bergqvist, Jan Elhøj | Director: Per Zachariassen | Stars: Alex Ambrose, Julie Berthelsen, Beate Bille, Jonas Bjerre

40. Nordic Music Awards 2005 (2005 TV Special)

Music

2.6
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Second annual Nordic Music Awards show, broadcast live from Forum, Frederiksberg in Denmark.

Stars: Andrea Elisabeth Rudolph, Martin Björk, Guri Solberg, Robbie Williams

Votes: 14

41. Zulu Awards '04 (2004 TV Special)

Music

5.2
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Third annual "peoples choice" awards show from Danish broadcaster TV2 Zulu, which awards "The Zulu" in 13 categories covering Music, Television, Commercials, Sports and Movies. Nominees are... See full summary »

Director: Per Zachariassen | Stars: Jan Elhøj, Søren Arnholt, Julie Berthelsen, Ana Johnsson

Votes: 12

42. Eva Marie Saint: Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival (2014 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary

8.7
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Academy Award-winning actress Eva Marie Saint discusses her life and career at the 2013 TCM Classic Film Festival.

Director: Sean Cameron | Stars: Robert Osborne, Eva Marie Saint, Jeffrey Hayden

Votes: 7

43. Nordic Music Awards 2004 (2004 TV Special)

120 min | Music

4.6
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First annual Nordic Music Awards show, broadcast live from Oslo in Norway.

Writers: Thomas Leikvoll, Ricco Wichmann | Stars: Rebekka Carijord, Ralph Myerz & The Jack Herren Band, Guri Solberg, Anna Ulrika Ericsson

Votes: 14

44. Eye Witness (1947–1948)

30 min | Documentary

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A documentary series showing every conceivable angle on the workings of television--receiving sets, studios, mobile units, the (literally) everyday problems of broadcasting, even the ... See full summary »

Star: Ben Grauer

45. The Showrunners (TV Movie)

Comedy | Announced

Three inexperienced writers get the deal of a lifetime when one of them, Cole, a jaded, cynical writer, suddenly becomes a showrunner after his pilot - a piece he wrote as a joke - gets a ... See full summary »

Writer: Gil Hizon

46. Network (1980 Video Game)

Action

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This simulation invites players to experience the thrills and frustrations of being the head of Television Programming for a major network. You alone, or with another player, compete ... See full summary »

Writer: David Mullich | Director: David Mullich

47. Life and Times (1996– )
Episode: At Home in the Universe: The Life and Times of William Shatner (1997)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

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The life story of actor/environmentalist William Shatner.

Writers: Harvey McKinnon, Michael Tobias | Director: Michael Tobias | Stars: Ann-Marie MacDonald, Jason Alexander, Kate Mulgrew, Leonard Nimoy

48. The Play on One (1988–1991)
Episode: Out of the Blue (1991)

Drama

7.0
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TV play about a video director.

Writer: Graham Alborough | Director: Nick Hamm | Stars: Colin Firth, Catherine Zeta-Jones, John Lynch, Cathy Tyson

Votes: 67