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1. Us (II) (2019)

R | 116 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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81 Metascore

A family's serene beach vacation turns to chaos when their doppelgängers appear and begin to terrorize them.

Director: Jordan Peele | Stars: Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker

Votes: 167,392 | Gross: $175.01M

2. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 40,242

3. Suspiria (I) (2018)

R | 152 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

6.8
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64 Metascore

A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.

Director: Luca Guadagnino | Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Tilda Swinton, Doris Hick, Malgorzata Bela

Votes: 47,665 | Gross: $2.47M

4. There Will Be Blood (2007)

R | 158 min | Drama

8.2
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93 Metascore

A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Ciarán Hinds, Martin Stringer

Votes: 477,351 | Gross: $40.22M

5. Phantom Thread (2017)

R | 130 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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90 Metascore

Set in 1950s London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Vicky Krieps, Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville, Julie Vollono

Votes: 92,780 | Gross: $21.02M

6. The Master (2012)

R | 138 min | Drama

7.2
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86 Metascore

A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by the Cause and its charismatic leader.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Jesse Plemons

Votes: 138,170 | Gross: $16.38M

7. Blow (2001)

R | 124 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.6
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52 Metascore

The story of how George Jung, along with the Medellín Cartel headed by Pablo Escobar, established the American cocaine market in the 1970s in the United States.

Director: Ted Demme | Stars: Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Franka Potente, Rachel Griffiths

Votes: 228,668 | Gross: $52.99M

8. Boogie Nights (1997)

R | 155 min | Drama

7.9
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85 Metascore

The story of a young man's adventures in the California pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, Luis Guzmán

Votes: 224,818 | Gross: $26.40M

9. The Sisters Brothers (2018)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Western

7.0
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78 Metascore

In 1850s Oregon, the infamous duo of assassins, Eli and Charlie Sisters, chase a gold prospector and his unexpected ally.

Director: Jacques Audiard | Stars: John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal, Riz Ahmed

Votes: 41,204 | Gross: $3.14M

10. Inherent Vice (2014)

R | 148 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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81 Metascore

In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Katherine Waterston

Votes: 87,120 | Gross: $8.11M

11. Magnolia (1999)

R | 188 min | Drama

8.0
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77 Metascore

An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jason Robards, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Votes: 274,954 | Gross: $22.46M

12. Minority Report (2002)

PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.6
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80 Metascore

In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Max von Sydow

Votes: 479,984 | Gross: $132.07M

13. Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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78 Metascore

A psychologically troubled novelty supplier is nudged towards a romance with an English woman, all the while being extorted by a phone-sex line run by a crooked mattress salesman, and purchasing stunning amounts of pudding.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Adam Sandler, Emily Watson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jason Andrews

Votes: 136,890 | Gross: $17.84M

14. The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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87 Metascore

A teen artist living in 1970s San Francisco enters into an affair with her mother's boyfriend.

Director: Marielle Heller | Stars: Bel Powley, Alexander Skarsgård, Kristen Wiig, Christopher Meloni

Votes: 27,732 | Gross: $1.48M

15. Documentary Now! (2015– )

23 min | Comedy

8.1
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Documentary Now parodies the current obsession with documentaries. Season one features six different stories and stylistic approaches paying tribute to the doc format.

Stars: Helen Mirren, Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Deb Hiett

Votes: 4,599

16. Funny People (2009)

R | 146 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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60 Metascore

When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship causes him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.

Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, Eric Bana

Votes: 110,517 | Gross: $51.86M

17. Capote (2005)

R | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.3
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88 Metascore

In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.

Director: Bennett Miller | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Clifton Collins Jr., Catherine Keener, Allie Mickelson

Votes: 119,340 | Gross: $28.75M

18. Hard Eight (1996)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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78 Metascore

Professional gambler Sydney teaches John the tricks of the trade. John does well until he falls for cocktail waitress Clementine.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow, Samuel L. Jackson

Votes: 37,445 | Gross: $0.22M

19. Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003– )

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

6.6
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Jimmy Kimmel interviews celebrities.

Stars: Jimmy Kimmel, Cleto and the Cletones, Cleto Escobedo III, Dicky Barrett

Votes: 12,959

20. Bandslam (2009)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.3
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66 Metascore

A new kid in town assembles a fledgling rock band -- together, they achieve their dreams and compete against the best in the biggest event of the year, a battle of the bands.

Director: Todd Graff | Stars: Aly Michalka, Vanessa Hudgens, Gaelan Connell, Scott Porter

Votes: 13,313 | Gross: $5.21M

21. Untitled Paul Thomas Anderson Project (2020)

Pre-production

Set in 1970s San Fernando Valley, the film follows a high school student, who is also a successful child actor.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson

22. The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.4
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Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, John Oliver

Votes: 43,163

23. A Prairie Home Companion (2006)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.7
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75 Metascore

A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Lily Tomlin, Meryl Streep, Woody Harrelson, John C. Reilly

Votes: 21,247 | Gross: $20.34M

24. Anima (I) (2019)

15 min | Short, Music

7.8
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In a short musical film directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, Thom Yorke of Radiohead scores and stars in a mind-bending visual piece. Best played loud.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Gala Moody, Dajana Roncione, Thom Yorke

Votes: 6,519

25. The Anniversary Party (2001)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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56 Metascore

Love is complex and relationships deteriorate.

Directors: Alan Cumming, Jennifer Jason Leigh | Stars: Alan Cumming, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Phoebe Cates, Kevin Kline

Votes: 7,889 | Gross: $4.01M

26. The Truth About Charlie (2002)

PG-13 | 104 min | Mystery, Thriller

4.7
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55 Metascore

A woman returns from holiday to find her husband has been murdered, and several groups of people are pressuring her to unravel the mystery of his true identity and activities during his final days.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Thandie Newton, Tim Robbins, Olga Sékulic

Votes: 9,581 | Gross: $5.35M

27. The Movies (2019)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary

7.9
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A look at the history of movies and their impact on our culture.

Stars: Paul Thomas Anderson, Brad Bird, Alonso Duralde, Neal Gabler

Votes: 376

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

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

8.1
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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

Votes: 16,382

29. Phantom Thread: For the Hungry Boy (Deleted Scenes) (2018 Video)

5 min | Short, Drama, Music

8.2
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Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Vicky Krieps

Votes: 62

30. Adam Sandler: 100% Fresh (2018 TV Special)

TV-MA | 73 min | Comedy, Music

7.6
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Adam Sandler takes his comical musical musings back out on the road, from comedy clubs to concert halls to one very unsuspecting subway station.

Directors: Steven Brill, Nicholaus Goossen | Stars: Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Dan Bulla

Votes: 3,852

31. Back Beyond (2013 Video)

20 min | Short

8.3
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A montage of unused scenes, shots and takes from P. T. Anderson's The Master (2012).

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Amy Adams, Laura Dern, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rami Malek

Votes: 448

32. The Oscars (2018 TV Special)

TV-14 | 187 min | Comedy, Music

5.6
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The 90th Annual Academy Awards ceremony, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, celebrates the film industry's biggest achievements for the year 2017.

Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Margot Robbie, Timothée Chalamet, Tom Holland, Zendaya

Votes: 1,349

33. Pushing Dead (2016)

110 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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When a struggling writer, HIV positive for 20+ years, accidentally deposits a $100 birthday check, he is dropped from his health plan for earning too much. In this new era of sort-of ... See full summary »

Director: Tom E. Brown | Stars: James Roday, Robin Weigert, Danny Glover, Khandi Alexander

Votes: 266

34. Blossoms & Blood (2003 Video)

12 min | Comedy, Drama, Short

6.3
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A collection of alternate takes and deleted material from the Paul Thomas Anderson film Punch-Drunk Love (2002) are compiled and matched with the Jon Brion song "Here We Go" in this ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Adam Sandler, Emily Watson, Salvador Curiel, Sissy Lake

Votes: 1,039

35. Junun (2015)

Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary, Music

7.4
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78 Metascore

Musician Jonny Greenwood travels to Rajasthan, where he performs with a multitude of Indian musicians.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Ehtisham Khan Ajmeri, Nihal Khan, Nathu Lal Solanki, Narsi Lal Solanki

Votes: 1,319

36. CBS This Morning (1992– )

120 min | News

5.3
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A mix of news, features and interviews with notable figures in politics, business and entertainment.

Stars: Gayle King, Norah O'Donnell, Charlie Rose, Anthony Mason

Votes: 281

37. The Dirk Diggler Story (1988)

Not Rated | 32 min | Short, Biography, Drama

6.0
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The rise and fall of Dirk Diggler.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Michael Stein, Robert Ridgely, Eddie Delcore, Rusty Schwimmer

Votes: 834

38. Punch-Drunk Love: 12 Scopitones (2003)

7 min | Short, Romance

6.5
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12 artwork transitions by Jeremy Blake for the film Punch-Drunk Love (2002).

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Star: Adam Sandler

Votes: 184

39. Cigarettes & Coffee (1993)

24 min | Drama, Short

7.2
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Five people's lives that are curiously intertwined happen to all be at a diner at the same time. An old man (Hall) gives advice to a young man (Baltz) about his cheating wife and best ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Kirk Baltz, Philip Baker Hall, Scott Coffey, Kim Gillingham

Votes: 1,498

40. The Oscars (2015 TV Special)

TV-14 | 223 min | Comedy, Music

6.6
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.

Director: Hamish Hamilton | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Anna Kendrick, Lupita Nyong'o, Robert Duvall

Votes: 3,600

41. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.6
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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 854

42. Altman (2014)

TV-PG | 96 min | Documentary, Biography

6.8
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A look at the life and work of American film-maker Robert Altman.

Director: Ron Mann | Stars: Michael Murphy, Robert Altman, Kathryn Reed, Sally Kellerman

Votes: 1,143

43. Haim: Now I'm in It (2019 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

7.7
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Add a Plot

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: HAIM, Alana Haim, Danielle Haim, Este Haim

Votes: 18

44. Aimee Mann: Save Me (1999 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

6.5
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Paul Thomas Anderson-directed music video of Aimee Mann's Academy Award-nominated song. Shot during production of Anderson's 'Magnolia' and featuring the film's ensemble cast.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Jim Beaver, Jeremy Blackman, Tom Cruise, Henry Gibson

Votes: 232

45. Días de cine (1991– )

60 min | News

6.3
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Antonio Gasset hosts this show in which recently released movies and DVDs are thoughtfully discussed, in a documentary-like way.

Stars: Elena S. Sánchez, Antonio Gasset, Gerardo Sánchez, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo

Votes: 207

46. Waterlily Jaguar (2018)

86 min | Drama

5.5
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Bob, a famous novelist, seeks to write a more serious book, only to find himself tumbling down a spiral of obsession that may leave his most important relationships in shambles, including his marriage.

Director: Melora Walters | Stars: James Le Gros, Mira Sorvino, Stacey Oristano, Dominic Monaghan

Votes: 13

47. Bring Me the Head of the Machine Gun Woman (2012)

Not Rated | 73 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.5
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Timid, video game-loving DJ Santiago seemingly digs his own grave when he agrees to bring a violent criminal kingpin the head of Machine Gun Woman.

Director: Ernesto Díaz Espinoza | Stars: Fernanda Urrejola, Matías Oviedo, Jorge Alís, Sofía García

Votes: 945

48. Cannes Film Festival (1969– )

News

7.2
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A festival for international movies, which give each year the Palme d'Or.

Stars: Pedro Almodóvar, Edouard Baer, Kristin Scott Thomas, Isabelle Huppert

Votes: 34

49. Wadd: The Life & Times of John C. Holmes (1999)

NC-17 | 105 min | Documentary, Biography

6.9
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64 Metascore

Friends, enemies, acquaintances, and family of porn star John Holmes recall their experiences with him, from his childhood to his eventual death from AIDS in 1988.

Director: Wesley Emerson | Stars: John Holmes, Linda Adrain, Bill Amerson, Denise Amerson

Votes: 613

50. StarCraft (1998 Video Game)

T | Action, Sci-Fi

9.2
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In 2499 in the Koprulu sector, a ferocious collective race known as the Zerg arrives to massacre the exiled human colonies while a highly advanced race, the Protoss, intervenes to exterminate the Zerg.

Directors: Chris Metzen, Matt Samia, Mark Schwarz, Glenn Stafford, Duane Stinnett | Stars: Glynnis Talken, Michael Gough, Paul Eiding, Lani Minella

Votes: 4,683



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