Highest Rated Titles With Ric Ocasek


2. The Cars: Unlocked (2006 Video)

72 min | Music

8.7
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Featuring over twenty never-before-seen live performances from their sold-out U.S. tours, interview footage, sound checks, slide shows, backstage antics, and home video shot by the band, ... See full summary »

Director: Eron Otcasek | Stars: Ric Ocasek, Ben Orr, David Robinson, Greg Hawkes

3. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.6
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Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart, Paul Dinello

4. The Midnight Special (1972–1981)

90 min | Music

8.5
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Late night rock and pop music performances are featured.

Stars: Wolfman Jack, Helen Reddy, Donna Summer, Tina Turner

5. Live Aid (1985 TV Special)

960 min | Documentary, Music

8.5
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The broadcast of the biggest benefit concert in history, organized by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise funds for Ethiopian famine relief.

Writer: Bob Geldof | Director: Vincent Scarza | Stars: Bob Geldof, Bryan Adams, Stuart Adamson, Mo Amin

6. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

7. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.2
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The famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Creator: Lorne Michaels | Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

8. Weezer: Buddy Holly (1994 Video)

4 min | Short, Comedy, Music

8.0
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Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Tom Bosley, Rivers Cuomo, Tony Maxwell, Al Molinaro

9. Bad Brains: A Band in DC (2012)

104 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.9
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Bad Brains are one of the most important and influential American bands still working today. They melded punk and reggae into an innovative style that has yet to be copied. Their impact and... See full summary »

Directors: Ben Logan, Mandy Stein | Stars: Julian Cambridge, Anthony Countey, James Drescher, Harley Flanagan

10. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)
Episode: Reza Aslan (2006)

TV-14 | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Writers: Michael Brumm, Stephen Colbert, Rich Dahm, Eric Drysdale, Rob Dubbin, Peter Gwinn, Jay Katsir, Laura Krafft, Frank Lesser, Allison Silverman | Director: Jim Hoskinson | Stars: Stephen Colbert, Ric Ocasek, Reza Aslan

11. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)
Episode: The Cars (2011)

TV-14 | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Writers: Opus Moreschi, Scott Sherman, Max Werner | Stars: Stephen Colbert, Ric Ocasek, Paulina Porizkova, The Cars

12. Saturday Night Live 25 (1999 TV Special)

161 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

7.6
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A TV special celebrating the 25th anniversary of Saturday Night Live. Before a celebrity audience, many of the former cast members and guest hosts return to perform their signature ... See full summary »

Writers: Tina Fey, Anne Beatts, Tom Davis, Steve Higgins, Marilyn Suzanne Miller, Paula Pell, Paul Shaffer, T. Sean Shannon, Michael Shoemaker | Directors: Beth McCarthy-Miller, James Signorelli | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Alec Baldwin, Candice Bergen, David Bowie

13. The Cars: Live (2000 TV Movie)

93 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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Stars: The Cars, Elliot Easton, Greg Hawkes, Ric Ocasek

14. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)
Episode: Neal Katyal (2006)

TV-14 | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

7.6
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Writers: Michael Brumm, Stephen Colbert, Rich Dahm, Eric Drysdale, Rob Dubbin, Peter Gwinn, Jay Katsir, Laura Krafft, Frank Lesser, Allison Silverman | Director: Jim Hoskinson | Stars: Stephen Colbert, Ric Ocasek, Neal Katyal, Eric Drysdale

15. Cars: Heartbeat City (1984 Video)

Not Rated | 48 min | Music

7.4
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The Cars have always been on the cutting edge when it comes to music video. And the Heartbeat City video cassette, with songs from their off the band's most successful albums, is no ... See full summary »

Director: Andy Warhol | Stars: Dianne Brill, The Cars, Elliot Easton, Greg Hawkes

16. Fear of a Black Hat (1993)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Music

7.2
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A mockumentary chronicling the rise and fall of NWH, a not particularly talented--or particularly bright but always controversial--hip-hop group.

Writer: Rusty Cundieff | Director: Rusty Cundieff | Stars: Larry B. Scott, Mark Christopher Lawrence, Rusty Cundieff, Kasi Lemmons

17. Simply Mad About the Mouse (1991)

7.1
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A collection of music videos featuring contemporary artists performing classic Disney songs.

Writers: Scott Garen, Rhaz Zeisler | Director: Scott Garen | Stars: Michael Bolton, Harry Connick Jr., Sam Cornell, Gipsy Kings

18. Hairspray (1988)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.9
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A 'pleasantly plump' teenager teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

Writer: John Waters | Director: John Waters | Stars: Sonny Bono, Ruth Brown, Divine, Debbie Harry

19. Made in Heaven (1987)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.5
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After being dumped by his girlfriend, a boy runs away to California. But he ends up in heaven because he dies after trying to help a family from drowning in a river. In heaven he'll meet a beautiful girl, who has never reincarnated before.

Writers: Bruce A. Evans, Raynold Gideon | Director: Alan Rudolph | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Kelly McGillis, Maureen Stapleton, Ann Wedgeworth

21. MTV 20: Live & Almost Legal (2001 TV Movie)

180 min | Music, Documentary

6.4
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A three-hour retrospective of the first 20 years of MTV, featuring clips from past performers and musical numbers by current stars.

Writer: Tommy Cody | Director: Steve Paley | Stars: Carson Daly, Serena Altschul, Aaliyah, Aerosmith

22. Essential Music Videos: Hits of the '80s (2003 Video)

22 min | Short, Music

6.3
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Directors: Steve Barron, Adam Bernstein, Gerald V. Casale, Timothy Hutton, Richard Lowenstein | Stars: Bunty Bailey, Dan Baird, Garry Beers, Bob Casale

23. MTV Video Music Awards 1996 (1996 TV Special)

Music

5.9
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Annual MTV Video Music Award show. Hosted by Dennis Miller.

Director: Beth McCarthy-Miller | Stars: Carol Alt, Paul Arthurs, Backstreet Boys, Kevin Bacon

24. America's Next Top Model (2003– )

TV-PG | 42 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

5.5
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A cyclical competition where women from all over the U.S. compete for the honor of being America's next "it girl" in the modeling world.

Creators: Tyra Banks, Kenya Barris, Ken Mok | Stars: Adrianne Curry, Yoanna House, Tyra Banks, J. Alexander

25. America's Next Top Model (2003– )
Episode: For Those About to Walk, We Salute You (2008)

TV-PG | 43 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

5.3
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Paulina schools the girls on proper behavior in public, a la "Pygmalion," then scoots them into a cocktail party to test their newfound skills in front of fashion world luminaries.

Creators: Tyra Banks, Ken Mok, Kenya Barris | Directors: Tony Croll, Chris Fennimore, Claudia Frank, Bob Schermerhorn | Stars: Tyra Banks, Nigel Barker, J. Alexander, Paulina Porizkova

26. Up a Tree with Jonathan Richman & Tommy Larkins (2003 Video)

12 min | Documentary, Short

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The two musicians from There's Something About Mary (1998), Jonathan Richman & Tommy Larkins, are interviewed against a blue screen. This interview segment features some of the most ... See full summary »

Stars: Marcellus Hall, Tommy Larkins, Ric Ocasek, Jonathan Richman

27. My Best Friend's Girl (1978 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

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Director: Denis deVallance | Stars: Elliot Easton, Greg Hawkes, Ric Ocasek, Ben Orr

29. Sound Off (2005–2008)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Matt Pinfield, Julian Casablancas, Mix Masta King, Trey Anastasio

32. The Midnight Special (1972–1981)
Episode: Episode #8.2 (1979)

Music

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Star: Ric Ocasek

33. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )
Episode: Episode dated 13 October 1993 (1993)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Creator: David Letterman | Director: Hal Gurnee | Stars: David Letterman, Kirstie Alley, Jeff Colt, James Earl Jones