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1. The Graduate (1967)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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83 Metascore

A disillusioned college graduate finds himself torn between his older lover and her daughter.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross, William Daniels

Votes: 243,593 | Gross: $104.95M

2. The Birdcage (1996)

R | 117 min | Comedy

7.1
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72 Metascore

A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée's right-wing moralistic parents.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman, Dianne Wiest

Votes: 75,247 | Gross: $124.06M

3. Tootsie (1982)

PG | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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88 Metascore

Michael Dorsey, an unsuccessful actor, disguises himself as a woman in order to get a role on a trashy hospital soap.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, Dabney Coleman

Votes: 91,886 | Gross: $177.20M

4. Heaven Can Wait (1978)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.9
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72 Metascore

A Los Angeles Rams quarterback, accidentally taken away from his body by an overanxious angel before he was meant to die, returns to life in the body of a recently murdered millionaire.

Directors: Warren Beatty, Buck Henry | Stars: Warren Beatty, James Mason, Julie Christie, Jack Warden

Votes: 17,413 | Gross: $81.64M

5. Wolf (1994)

R | 125 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

6.2
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Publisher Will Randall becomes a werewolf and has to fight to keep his job.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer, James Spader, Kate Nelligan

Votes: 50,371 | Gross: $65.01M

6. Primary Colors (1998)

R | 143 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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70 Metascore

A man joins the political campaign of a smooth-operator candidate for president of the USA.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: John Travolta, Emma Thompson, Kathy Bates, Larry Hagman

Votes: 26,536 | Gross: $38.97M

7. The Heartbreak Kid (1972)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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A newlywed man on his honeymoon has second thoughts about his marriage and falls for a different woman.

Director: Elaine May | Stars: Charles Grodin, Cybill Shepherd, Jeannie Berlin, Audra Lindley

Votes: 3,659 | Gross: $12.21M

8. Crisis in Six Scenes (2016)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy

6.6
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Crisis in Six Scenes is a comedy that takes place in the 1960's during turbulent times in the United States and a middle class suburban family is visited by a guest who turns their household completely upside down.

Stars: Woody Allen, Miley Cyrus, Elaine May, John Magaro

Votes: 4,617

9. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

8.6
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Four panelists must determine guests' occupations - and, in the case of famous guests, while blindfolded, their identity - by asking only "yes" or "no" questions.

Stars: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

Votes: 1,244

10. Ishtar (1987)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.4
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52 Metascore

Two terrible lounge singers get booked to play a gig in a Moroccan hotel but somehow become pawns in an international power play between the C.I.A., the Emir of Ishtar, and the rebels trying to overthrow his regime.

Director: Elaine May | Stars: Warren Beatty, Dustin Hoffman, Isabelle Adjani, Charles Grodin

Votes: 9,858 | Gross: $14.38M

11. Small Time Crooks (2000)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Crime

6.7
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69 Metascore

A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Tracey Ullman, Hugh Grant, Carolyn Saxon

Votes: 35,423 | Gross: $17.07M

12. Down to Earth (2001)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.5
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32 Metascore

After dying before his time, an aspiring black comic gets a second shot at life - by being placed in the body of a wealthy white businessman.

Directors: Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz | Stars: Chris Rock, Regina King, Chazz Palminteri, Eugene Levy

Votes: 20,982 | Gross: $64.19M

13. CBS News Sunday Morning (1979– )

TV-PG | 90 min | News

7.7
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The news show that does personal interest pieces, and has done since 1979. Anything from interviews with actors, political figures, athletes, musicians, costume designers, fashion designers... See full summary »

Stars: Charles Osgood, Jane Pauley, Conor Knighton, Mo Rocca

Votes: 561

14. American Masters (1985– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 707

15. Mikey and Nicky (1976)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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In Philadelphia, a small-time bookie who stole mob money is in hiding and he begs a childhood friend to help him evade the hit-man who's on his trail.

Director: Elaine May | Stars: Peter Falk, John Cassavetes, Ned Beatty, Rose Arrick

Votes: 2,899

16. California Suite (1978)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Misadventures of four groups of guests at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Jane Fonda, Alan Alda, Maggie Smith, Michael Caine

Votes: 6,139

17. A New Leaf (1971)

G | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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Henry Graham lives the life of a playboy. When his lawyer tells him one day that his lifestyle has consumed all his funds, he needs an idea to avoid climbing down the social ladder. So he intends to marry a rich woman and - murder her.

Director: Elaine May | Stars: Walter Matthau, Elaine May, Jack Weston, George Rose

Votes: 4,451

18. Somebody Feed Phil (2018– )

60 min | Documentary

8.1
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Phil travels around the world sampling food and tradition with friends and a sense of humor.

Stars: Phil Rosenthal, Monica Horan, Calvin Godfrey, Judy Gold

Votes: 1,950

19. The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967–1970)

60 min | Comedy

7.8
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The Smothers Brothers host a comedy variety show that became notorious for its topical satirical humor.

Stars: Tom Smothers, Dick Smothers, Pat Paulsen, Peter Cullen

Votes: 1,161

20. Such Good Friends (1971)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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While awaiting the outcome of her husband's surgery, Julie Messinger discovers he has been having affairs.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Dyan Cannon, James Coco, Jennifer O'Neill, Ken Howard

Votes: 456

21. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.7
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Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.

Stars: Merv Griffin, Mort Lindsey Orchestra, Mort Lindsey, Arthur Treacher

Votes: 337

22. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

8.5
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Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts, to original works by such ... See full summary »

Stars: Alistair Cooke, Leonard Bernstein, Joseph N. Welch, Helen Hayes

Votes: 141

23. Luv (1967)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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Harry is a barely functional human. He meets an old friend who is having marital problems as Harry is about to leap off of a bridge. His friend decides that Harry is the man to take his ... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Peter Falk, Elaine May, Nina Wayne

Votes: 442

24. The DuPont Show of the Month (1957–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.1
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The award winning bing play of Mary Chase came to television in 1958. It tells the story of Elwood P. Dowd (Art Carney), a personable chap who drinks a little, and befriends a "pookah", a ... See full summary »

Stars: Tim O'Connor, James Valentine, Hurd Hatfield, John Colicos

Votes: 43

25. Enter Laughing (1967)

Approved | 112 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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A young would-be actor seeks his first break.

Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: José Ferrer, Shelley Winters, Elaine May, Jack Gilford

Votes: 436

26. The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956–1960)

60 min | Comedy

8.0
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The Steve Allen Show was an American variety show hosted by Steve Allen.

Stars: Steve Allen, Gene Rayburn, Skitch Henderson, Louis Nye

Votes: 194

27. That Was the Week That Was (1964–1965)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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An Americanized version of the famous hit British TV show, retaining David Frost from the British cast.

Stars: David Frost, Phyllis Newman, Nancy Ames, Pat Englund

Votes: 86

28. The 73rd Annual Tony Awards (2019 TV Special)

News

6.9
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James Corden hosted the Tony awards where Broadway's best and brightest are celebrated with musical numbers and special guest appearances. The celebration took place live at Radio City Musical Hall in New York City.

Directors: Glenn Weiss, Ken Diego | Stars: Adam Driver, Sam Mendes, Rachel Brosnahan, Ruth Wilson

Votes: 31

29. King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis (1970)

185 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.7
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Follows Martin Luther King's life and decades long civil rights activism.

Directors: Sidney Lumet, Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Ruby Dee, James Earl Jones

Votes: 337

30. Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (1948–1967)

60 min | Music

7.5
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Perry Como was an American Singer, who got his start on NBC Radio. In 1948, Because of his popularity, The cameras were simply brought into the radio studio to televise the radio broadcast ... See full summary »

Stars: Perry Como, Mitchell Ayres Orchestra, The Ray Charles Singers, Mitchell Ayres

Votes: 72

31. The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

8.3
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Stars: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar, Cliff Arquette

Votes: 191

32. The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956–1963)

60 min | Music

8.5
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Dinah hosted this hour-long weekly for seven years. It featured Dinah and guest stars in a variety of songs, skits, production numbers. Also featured: her "See the USA in your Chevrolet" song and her warm kiss to all in conclusion.

Stars: Dinah Shore, Joel Aldred, Janet Blair, John Raitt

Votes: 125

33. In the Spirit (1990)

R | 94 min | Comedy

5.2
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A woman moves back to New York and hires a ditzy New Age woman to redecorate her apartment in this Odd Couple styled comedy. The movie takes a turn as the two escape to a New Age retreat in... See full summary »

Director: Sandra Seacat | Stars: Marlo Thomas, Elaine May, Jeannie Berlin, Olympia Dukakis

Votes: 244 | Gross: $0.28M

34. Person to Person (1953–1961)

30 min | Documentary, News

8.3
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Interviews with figures from public life.

Stars: Edward R. Murrow, Charles Collingwood, Jayne Meadows, Jerry Lewis

Votes: 116

35. President Kennedy's Birthday Salute (1962 TV Movie)

History

7.4
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Stars: Peter Lawford, Harry Belafonte, Jack Benny, Maria Callas

Votes: 72

36. The Jack Paar Program (1962–1965)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.2
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This was a variety show, hosted by Jack Paar, that had live and filmed interviews with famous people; comedy and musical acts; and home movies of trips Paar took with his wife Miriam and ... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Paar, Jose Melis, Jim G. Lucas, Jonathan Winters

Votes: 144

37. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mike Nichols (2010 TV Special)

90 min

5.6
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Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Amy Adams, Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Candice Bergen

Votes: 40

38. Waiting for Ishtar (2017)

46 min | Documentary

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A conversation about guilty pleasures turns into one man's quest to find others on a library waiting list, while simultaneously examining the fate of the famous Hollywood bomb Ishtar (1987).

Directors: Jonathan Crombie, John Mitchell | Stars: John Mitchell, Jonathan Crombie, George Anthony, Andy Barrie

39. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Warren Beatty (2008 TV Special)

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Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Halle Berry, Dyan Cannon

Votes: 70

40. The Big Party (1959– )

60 min | Music

6.9
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Short lived variety show, sponsored by Revlon, with a different host each week. The premise had the guest host entertaining various celebrities in their penthouse, hotel suite, etc. This ... See full summary »

Stars: Barbara Britton, Mike Nichols, Abe Burrows, Bobby Darin

Votes: 7

41. Jimmy Carter's Inaugural Gala (1977 TV Special)

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Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Hank Aaron, Donnie Ray Albert, Muhammad Ali, Lauren Bacall

Votes: 85

42. Laugh Line (1959– )

30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

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Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Orson Bean, Dorothy Loudon, Elaine May

43. The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (2003 TV Special)

120 min | Family

6.4
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Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Caroline Kennedy, James Brown, Carol Burnett, Loretta Lynn

Votes: 46

44. Keep Talking (1958–1960)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

7.2
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The regulars were divided into two teams of three players. The host would give each player a secret word and the player had to tell a story using that word. The other team then had to guess the secret word.

Stars: Danny Dayton, Paul Winchell, Joey Bishop, Ilka Chase

Votes: 6

46. A Degree of Frost (1964 TV Special)

45 min | Talk-Show

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Paul McCartney is interviewed by David Frost. Questioning McCartney about his future, Frost speculates that he probably won't retire until the year 2010.

Stars: David Frost, Mike Nichols, Elaine May, The Swingle Singers

47. Bach to Bach (1967)

6 min | Short

7.3
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Two pseudo intellectuals in bed for the first time.

Director: Paul Leaf | Stars: Mike Nichols, Elaine May

Votes: 12

48. Who Makes You Laugh? (1995 TV Special)

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Director: A.D. Oppenheim | Stars: Roseanne Barr, Carol Burnett, Brett Butler, George Carlin

Votes: 19

49. Accent on Love (1959 TV Special)

60 min | Music

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French actor Louis Jourdan hosts a musical comedy revue with the theme of "love".

Directors: Joseph Cates, Gower Champion | Stars: Louis Jourdan, Gower Champion, Marge Champion, Danny Costello

50. A Last Laugh at the Sixties (1970 TV Movie)

52 min | Comedy

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Stars: Bob Newhart, Don Adams, Richard Benjamin, Carol Burnett



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