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2. The Doors (1991)
R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The story of the famous and influential 1960s rock band and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison, from his days as a UCLA film student in Los Angeles, to his untimely death in Paris, France at age 27 in 1971.
Votes: 68,315 | Gross: $35.18M
4. Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
Approved | 112 min | Comedy, Musical
A rock singer travels to a small Ohio town to make his "farewell" television performance and kiss his biggest fan before he is drafted.
6. White Christmas (1954)
Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.
7. A Star Is Born (1954)
Approved | 154 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A film star helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral.
Votes: 10,727 | Gross: $4.36M
9. Bamboozled (2000)
R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A frustrated African-American TV writer proposes a blackface minstrel show in protest, but to his chagrin it becomes a hit.
Votes: 8,734 | Gross: $2.19M
10. Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Laura Henderson buys an old London theater and opens it up as the Windmill, a performance hall which goes down in history for, among other things, its all-nude revues.
Votes: 13,537 | Gross: $11.03M
11. Running Man (2010– )
80 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Reality-TV
A variety show in which cast members will go to a South Korean landmark and play games there. There are several games to be played within the landmark and at least one of them has to do ... See full summary »
14. Lookin' to Get Out (1982)
R | 105 min | Comedy
Two gamblers must leave New York City after one loses a lot of money. Doing what all gamblers in trouble would do, they hurry to the gambling capital Las Vegas to turn their luck around.
Votes: 527 | Gross: $0.30M
15. Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris (2015)
TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Musical, Talk-Show
A variety show starring Neil Patrick Harris. Inspired by the U.K. program "Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway."
17. Ginger and Fred (1986)
PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Drama
Amelia and Pippo are reunited after several decades to perform their old music-hall act (imitating Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers) on a TV variety show. It's both a touchingly nostalgic ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,608 | Gross: $0.84M
18. Le Jour se Leve (1939)
Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
After committing a murder, a man locks himself in his apartment and recollects the events the led him to the killing.
Votes: 4,669 | Gross: $0.03M
19. Flip (1970–1974)
60 min | Comedy, Music
One of the many variety shows available in the 1970s (along with Sonny and Cher, Captain and Tennille, Donny and Marie, etc). Hosted by black comic Flip Wilson, this show featured skits, ... See full summary »
21. Variety Lights (1950)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A beautiful but ambitious young woman joins a traveling troupe of third-rate vaudevillians and inadvertently causes jealousy and emotional crises.
22. The Beaver Trilogy (2000)
83 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
It begins in 1979 with the chance meeting in a Salt Lake City parking lot where filmmaker Trent Harris is approached by an earnest small-town dreamer from Beaver, Utah. Harris jumps at the ... See full summary »
24. Funky Forest: The First Contact (2005)
150 min | Comedy
An outrageous collection of surreal, short attention span non-sequiturs largely revolving around Guitar Brother, his randy older sibling, and the pair's portly Caucasian brother.
26. Mr. Klein (1976)
123 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Paris, 1942. Robert Klein cannot find any fault with the state of affairs in German-occupied France. He has a well-furnished flat, a mistress, and business is booming. Jews facing ... See full summary »
30. Star Spangled Rhythm (1942)
Unrated | 99 min | Comedy, Musical
Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives in Hollywood on shore leave with his buddies, Pop enlists the aid of the studio's ... See full summary »
31. Viva Variety (1997–1999)
Pseudo-European variety show with all the trimmings. Mr. and (the former) Mrs. Laupin and their dimwitted more-American-than-American sidekick Johnny Blue-jeans team up to bring their "... See full summary »
32. The Danny Kaye Show (1963–1967)
60 min | Comedy, Music
Primary focus on the multi-talented Kaye - singing and dancing his way through comedy skits and monologues - assisted by semi-regular guests, singers, dancers and orchestra.
34. The Falcon and the Co-eds (1943)
Approved | 67 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama
Posing as an insurance investigator, Tom Lawrence investigates a murder of a teacher disguised as a suicide at a women's college.
35. Neulovimye mstiteli (1967)
78 min | Action, Adventure, Western
A group of teenagers named "Imperceptible avengers" fight on the side of red army during the civil war in Russia.
38. The David Steinberg Show (1972– )
30 min | Comedy
Years before "The Larry Sanders Show" came this Canadian-made sitcom taking place behind the scenes of the fictional "David Steinberg Show," starring real-life comic David Steinberg. Like ... See full summary »
41. Novye priklyucheniya neulovimykh (1968)
82 min | Action, Adventure
A brilliant continuation of the saga, now in the city. The target of young patriots is a map held in the safe locker in the headquarters of secret police!
43. La hora de José Mota (2009– )
Comic gags and sketches by veteran Spanish comedian José Mota. In my opinion, he's an experienced, talented and funny artist, mimicking actor and a great impersonator. He works with a team ... See full summary »
44. Ho vinto la lotteria di Capodanno (1989)
92 min | Comedy
Ciottoli is a journalist with absolutely no prospects for his career, a lot of debts and a mobster that wants him dead. Unexpectedly he wins the national lottery (almost Eur 2.5 million) ... See full summary »
47. Turtle Tunes (1994 Video)
22 min | Short, Comedy, Musical
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are given their own variety TV show by April. For the pilot, they sing and dance with their kid fans in the park, joke with each other and try to cook.
50. El grito en el cielo (1998)
101 min | Comedy
TV host Miranda Vega heads a variety talk-show format. Confronted with plummeting ratings, she is forced to try a different approach that brings singing hookers, drug addicts, and other ... See full summary »