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1. The Office (2005–2013)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.8
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A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium.

Stars: Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, John Krasinski, Rainn Wilson

Votes: 300,371

2. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy

8.8
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Five friends with big egos and slightly arrogant attitudes are the proprietors of an Irish pub in Philadelphia.

Stars: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson

Votes: 171,232

3. Seinfeld (1989–1998)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.9
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The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York City stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York City friends.

Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Votes: 226,337

4. Napoleon Dynamite (2004)

PG | 96 min | Comedy

6.9
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64 Metascore

A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.

Director: Jared Hess | Stars: Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez, Jon Gries, Aaron Ruell

Votes: 184,628 | Gross: $44.54M

5. Hot Fuzz (2007)

R | 121 min | Action, Comedy, Mystery

7.9
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81 Metascore

A skilled London police officer is transferred to a small town with a dark secret.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy

Votes: 426,363 | Gross: $23.64M

6. The Office (2001–2003)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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The story of an office that faces closure when the company decides to downsize its branches. A documentary film crew follow staff and the manager David Brent as they continue their daily lives.

Stars: Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook, Lucy Davis

Votes: 87,195

7. Masters of the Universe (1987)

PG | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.4
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35 Metascore

The heroic warrior He-Man battles against the evil lord Skeletor and his armies of darkness for control of Castle Grayskull.

Director: Gary Goddard | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Frank Langella, Meg Foster, Billy Barty

Votes: 33,783 | Gross: $17.34M

8. Bad Boys II (2003)

R | 147 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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38 Metascore

Two loose-cannon narcotics cops investigate the flow of Ecstasy into Florida from a Cuban drug cartel.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Gabrielle Union, Jordi Mollà

Votes: 206,930 | Gross: $138.61M

9. Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.0
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78 Metascore

The mythical world starts a rebellion against humanity in order to rule the Earth, so Hellboy (Ron Perlman) and his team must save the world from the rebellious creatures.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Doug Jones, John Alexander

Votes: 241,700 | Gross: $75.75M

10. Dude, Where's My Car? (2000)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.5
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30 Metascore

Two potheads wake up after a night of partying and cannot remember where they parked their car.

Director: Danny Leiner | Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Seann William Scott, Jennifer Garner, Marla Sokoloff

Votes: 128,750 | Gross: $46.73M

11. Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)

PG-13 | 111 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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71 Metascore

The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson

Votes: 45,104 | Gross: $27.37M

12. Kung Fury (2015)

Not Rated | 31 min | Short, Action, Comedy

8.0
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In 1985, Kung Fury, the toughest martial artist cop in Miami, goes back in time to kill the worst criminal of all time - Kung Führer, a.k.a. Adolf Hitler.

Director: David Sandberg | Stars: David Sandberg, Jorma Taccone, Steven Chew, Leopold Nilsson

Votes: 52,123

13. Vampires Suck (2010)

PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy

3.4
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18 Metascore

A spoof of vampire-themed movies, where teenager Becca finds herself torn between two boys. As she and her friends wrestle with a number of different dramas, everything comes to a head at their prom.

Directors: Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer | Stars: Jenn Proske, Matt Lanter, Diedrich Bader, Chris Riggi

Votes: 44,064 | Gross: $36.66M

14. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)

TV-14 | 92 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.5
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In the not-too-distant future Joel Robinson is held captive by Dr. Forrester and TV's Frank, forced to watch B-Grade movies on the Satellite of Love with the help of his robot friends: Cambot, Gypsy, Tom Servo and Crow T. Robot.

Stars: Joel Hodgson, Michael J. Nelson, Trace Beaulieu, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 21,884

15. Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (2004)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

8.5
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This parody series is an unearthed 80s horror/drama, complete with poor production values, awful dialogue and hilarious violence. The series is set in a Hospital in Romford, which is situated over the gates of Hell.

Stars: Richard Ayoade, Matt Berry, Matthew Holness, Alice Lowe

Votes: 14,481

16. Never Back Down: No Surrender (2016 Video)

R | 101 min | Action, Sport

6.4
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Picking up after the events of Never Back Down 2, former MMA champion Case Walker is on the comeback trail to become champion once again.

Director: Michael Jai White | Stars: Michael Jai White, Josh Barnett, Gillian White, Esai Morales

Votes: 4,731

17. Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (2011 Video)

R | 90 min | Action, Drama, Sport

5.8
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Four fighters with different backgrounds come together to train under an ex-MMA rising star and then ultimately have to fight each other.

Director: Michael Jai White | Stars: Michael Jai White, Dean Geyer, Alex Meraz, Todd Duffee

Votes: 16,678

18. Waiting for Guffman (1996)

R | 84 min | Comedy

7.6
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71 Metascore

An aspiring director and the marginally talented amateur cast of a hokey small-town Missouri musical production go overboard when they learn that someone from Broadway will be in attendance.

Director: Christopher Guest | Stars: Christopher Guest, Fred Willard, Catherine O'Hara, Parker Posey

Votes: 24,912 | Gross: $2.92M

19. The Crow: City of Angels (1996)

R | 84 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

4.6
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The spirit of the Crow resurrects another man seeking revenge for the murder of his son.

Director: Tim Pope | Stars: Vincent Perez, Mia Kirshner, Richard Brooks, Iggy Pop

Votes: 18,026 | Gross: $17.88M

20. Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky (1991)

R | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

7.1
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A young man with superhuman strength is incarcerated at a prison run by corrupt officials and seeks to use his martial arts to clean up the system.

Director: Ngai Choi Lam | Stars: Siu-Wong Fan, Mei Sheng Fan, Ka-Kui Ho, Yukari Ôshima

Votes: 11,549

21. American Movie (1999)

R | 107 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.9
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84 Metascore

Documentary about an aspiring filmmaker's attempts to finance his dream project by finally completing the low-budget horror film he abandoned years before.

Director: Chris Smith | Stars: Mark Borchardt, Mike Schank, Tom Schimmels, Monica Borchardt

Votes: 15,536 | Gross: $1.16M

22. Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow (1993 Video)

R | 99 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.8
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In the year 2074 the PinWheel corporation creates an 'almost-human' cyborg Casella Reese, aka Cash, designed specifically to charm/seduce her way into a rival manufacturer's headquarters ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Schroeder | Stars: Elias Koteas, Angelina Jolie, Jack Palance, Billy Drago

Votes: 4,109

23. The Psychic (1977)

R | 90 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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A clairvoyant woman discovers a skeleton in a wall in her husband's house, and seeks to find the truth about what happened to the victim.

Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Jennifer O'Neill, Gabriele Ferzetti, Marc Porel, Gianni Garko

Votes: 3,461

24. Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV (2000)

R | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

6.3
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41 Metascore

The Toxic Avenger must defend his friends from his own evil alternate universe doppelgänger, The Noxious Offender.

Director: Lloyd Kaufman | Stars: David Mattey, Clyde Lewis, Heidi Sjursen, Paul Kyrmse

Votes: 4,812

25. Trapped Alive (1988)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.1
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A sheriff's deputy, some escaped prisoners and two young girls find themselves trapped in a mine shaft where a cannibalistic mutant is hunting them for food.

Director: Leszek Burzynski | Stars: Jay Leggett, Cameron Mitchell, Sullivan Hester, Laura Kallison

Votes: 124

26. Raw Force (1982)

R | 86 min | Adventure, Horror, Action

5.5
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A group of martial arts students are en route to an island that supposedly is home to the ghosts of martial artists who have lost their honor. A Hitler lookalike and his gang are running a ... See full summary »

Director: Edward D. Murphy | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Geoffrey Binney, Hope Holiday, Jillian Kesner

Votes: 1,259

27. Danger: Diabolik (1968)

Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.5
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International man of mystery Diabolik and his sensuous lover Eva Kant pull off heist after heist, all while European cops led by Inspector Ginko and envious mobsters led by Ralph Valmont are closing in on them.

Director: Mario Bava | Stars: John Phillip Law, Marisa Mell, Michel Piccoli, Adolfo Celi

Votes: 5,227

28. Da Ali G Show (2000–2004)

30 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.0
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Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen appears as Ali G, a rapper-wannabe from Staines. Ali G has his own TV show, where he interviews people on serious subjects. They're not aware that Ali G is just a... See full summary »

Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Steve Ellington, T.N.T. Crew, Charles Dicagno

Votes: 7,595

29. Chuck & Buck (2000)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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76 Metascore

An oddly naive man-child stalks his childhood best friend and tries to reconnect with their past.

Director: Miguel Arteta | Stars: Mike White, Chris Weitz, Lupe Ontiveros, Beth Colt

Votes: 5,020 | Gross: $1.05M

30. Transylmania (2009)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Horror

3.9
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8 Metascore

Spoof horror in which a group of college kids do a semester abroad in Romania and realise that if the partying doesn't kill them, the vampires just might!

Directors: David Hillenbrand, Scott Hillenbrand | Stars: Patrick Cavanaugh, James DeBello, Tony Denman, Oren Skoog

Votes: 2,478

31. Breaking Wind (2012)

R | 82 min | Comedy

2.4
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A comedic spoof based on the worldwide phenomenon, The Twilight Saga.

Director: Craig Moss | Stars: Heather Ann Davis, Eric Callero, Frank Pacheco, Michael Adam Hamilton

Votes: 4,356

32. Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996)

PG-13 | 73 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.3
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65 Metascore

Mike Nelson and his robot companions watch and give their comments about This Island Earth (1955).

Director: Jim Mallon | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Michael J. Nelson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 17,139 | Gross: $1.01M

33. Alien vs. Ninja (2010)

80 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

4.3
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A comet crashes into a Japanese forest and a group of mighty ninjas must fight a group of killer Aliens before they reach their village and kill everyone.

Director: Seiji Chiba | Stars: Masanori Mimoto, Shûji Kashiwabara, Donpei Tsuchihira, Mika Hijii

Votes: 2,065

34. Gates of Heaven (1978)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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A documentary about a pet cemetery in California, and the people who have pets buried there.

Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Lucille Billingsley, Zella Graham, Cal Harberts, Dan Harberts

Votes: 4,989

35. The Last Hunter (1980)

95 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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During the Vietnam war, an American soldier gets trapped behind enemy lines. A squad of his buddies sets out to rescue him.

Director: Antonio Margheriti | Stars: David Warbeck, Tisa Farrow, Tony King, Bobby Rhodes

Votes: 701

36. Delta Pi (1984)

R | 87 min | Comedy

5.8
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A sorority house mother enters her girls in a mud-wrestling contest.

Director: Kevin Brodie | Stars: Ruth Gordon, Laura Branigan, Joanna Dierck, Eddie Deezen

Votes: 86

37. The Commander (1988)

105 min | Action, War

5.1
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A Major leads a group of mercenaries whose mission is to protect a disc full of secrets, located in South Asia.

Director: Antonio Margheriti | Stars: Lewis Collins, Lee Van Cleef, Donald Pleasence, Manfred Lehmann

Votes: 310

38. Hard Times (2009)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Crime

5.9
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The town of Kilcoulins Leap will never be the same after a down-on-his-luck mailman botches a get-rich-quick scheme.

Director: Tom Reeve | Stars: John Lynch, Cornelius Clarke, Lochlann O'Mearáin, Cian Barry

Votes: 1,621

39. Stadium Anthems (2018)

99 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

8.6
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A female recording artist encounters the misogyny and outdated business practices of male record label executives.

Director: Scott Douglas Brown | Stars: Toddy Walters, Jude Moran, Jordan Leigh, Christopher Soren Kelly

Votes: 87

40. Blonde Fist (1991)

102 min | Action, Drama, Sport

4.8
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A woman attempts to escape her domestic problems by fleeing to New York in search of her father. She finds him, and also new problems, some friendship, a romance, and an unexpected career as pro-boxer, to make ends meet.

Director: Frank Clarke | Stars: Margi Clarke, Carroll Baker, Ken Hutchison, Sharon Power

Votes: 139

41. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (2007– )

5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

3.7
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When Joel Robinson is shot into space and forced to watch bad movies while mad scientist Dr. Clayton Forrester (Trace Beaulieau) and his crony, TV's Frank (Frank Conniff), monitor his mind,... See full summary »

Stars: James Moore, Paul Chaplin, Jim Mallon

Votes: 56

42. Warski Live (2017– )

Comedy, Talk-Show

6.0
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Andy Warski and his co-host (first Chris Warski, then Jean-François Gariépy, then Jay Dyer) discuss a wide range of topics on their live comedy podcast featuring a variety of often-controversial guests.

Stars: Andy Warski, Chris Warski, Jean-François Gariépy, Geekthulhu

Votes: 75

43. RiffTrax Live: Krull (2018)

126 min | Comedy

8.5
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Travel to the magical planet Krull, where people travel freely through time and space, and yet everything is still lit with torches. Here Princess Lyssa and Prince Colwyn plan to marry and ... See full summary »

Director: Curt Casassa | Stars: Bill Corbett, Kevin Murphy, Michael J. Nelson

Votes: 26

44. RiffTrax Live: The Room (2015 TV Movie)

Reality-TV

7.2
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Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett of RiffTrax riff Tommy Wiseau's The Room LIVE onstage and broadcast to 100's of theaters across North America.

Votes: 255

45. Mystery Science Theater 3000: Shorts Volume 3 (1999 Video)

Unrated | 88 min | Comedy

8.5
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The third volume of MST3K shorts.

Director: Jim Mallon | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Joel Hodgson, Kevin Murphy, Michael J. Nelson

Votes: 145

46. Mystery Science Theater 3000: Shorts (1998 Video)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy

8.9
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Along with the classicly bad full-length movies shown on MST3K, Joel, Mike and the bots were frequently subjected to hideously bad short films as well. This collection of shorts includes a ... See full summary »

Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Joel Hodgson, Kevin Murphy, Michael J. Nelson

Votes: 260

47. Mystery Science Theater 3000: Shorts Vol 1 (2016)

Not Rated | 91 min

8.0
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This collection of shorts includes a number of films intended for use in schools on such subjects as cheating, having a date with one's family, and the importance of home economics and industrial arts.

Votes: 62

48. Mystery Science Theater 3000: Shorts Volume 2 (1999 Video)

Unrated | 81 min | Comedy

8.6
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A second collection of MST3K film shorts.

Director: Jim Mallon | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Joel Hodgson, Kevin Murphy, Michael J. Nelson

Votes: 173

49. RiffTrax Live: Time Chasers (2016)

Sci-Fi

6.5
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Add a Plot

Director: David Giancola | Stars: Bill Corbett, Kevin Murphy, Michael J. Nelson

Votes: 107

50. RiffTrax Live: Godzilla (2014)

136 min | Comedy

6.6
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The gentlemen from RiffTrax riff the masterpiece that is Godzilla (the one with Matthew Broderick).

Stars: Bill Corbett, Kevin Murphy, Michael J. Nelson

Votes: 110



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