The Most Pointless List Ever

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2. The Prince and the Pauper (1909)


Tom Canty, an intelligent and partly educated pauper boy, a beggar, the son of a ruffianly father, bore the strongest resemblance to the Prince of Wales. One day Tom wandered near the ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Cecil Spooner, Charles Ogle, William Sorelle, Mark Twain

Votes: 9

Frank Capra

3. Rumic World: Fire Tripper (1986 Video)

48 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

A girl in feudal Japan jumps to modern times and then back when she is older with her younger brother who is seperated from her in the timestream.

Director: Motosuke Takahashi | Stars: Sumi Shimamoto, Yû Mizushima, Mayumi Tanaka, Tesshô Genda

Votes: 131

Don Bluth

5. The Heart of the Night Wind (1914)

Short, Drama

Night Wind, so named by the Indians, has been brought up by a Siwash and is considered as a half-breed. She is taken in by the mother of the foreman of a big lumber camp and assists the old... See full synopsis »

Director: Walter Edwin | Stars: Mary Fuller, Charles Ogle, Edmund Mortimer, William Morris

Andrew Stanton

6. Scrooge; or Marley's Ghost (1901)

6 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

It's Christmas Eve. The miser Scrooge and his assistant Bob Cratchit finish their work in the office and go home. When Scrooge is going to open his front door, he sees the face of Marley's ... See full summary »

Director: Walter R. Booth | Star: Daniel Smith

Votes: 339

Walt Disney

7. Cripple Creek Bar-Room Scene (1899)

1 min | Western, Short

A vignette of a barroom/liquor-store in the West, no plot per se. However this short is usually regarded as the first "Western" in the sense that it depicts a western scene.

Director: James H. White

Votes: 246

George Lucas

Peter Jackson

10. The Fable of the City Grafter and the Unprotected Rubes (1915)

Comedy, Short

"Sure-thing" Steve and his pals searched the map for prospective country towns in which they could bunco the inhabitants. They decided the town of Simpville would fall for a fake auction ... See full summary »

Stars: Rapley Holmes, Robert Bolder, Leo White

Willie Nelson

Louis Armstrong

12. Norm (1999–2001)
Episode: Laurie Loses It (2000)

TV-PG | Comedy

Danny becomes jealous when an old football player Taylor knew, shows up at the office as a new employee. Laurie struggles to understand why she doesn't win an award for being one of the ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Zuckerman | Stars: Norm MacDonald, Laurie Metcalf, Artie Lange, Max Wright

Votes: 15

Charlie Parker

13. Soviets (1991– )


A series of documentaries exploring life in the Soviet Union during the glasnost era of the late 1980s.

Votes: 14

Dizzy Gillespie

14. Scream Team (2002– )
Episode: Did Jack the Ripper Come from Brighton? (2002)

46 min | Documentary, Mystery

After 21 days on the road, it's time for the beliefs of our chosen six to be put to the test.

Stars: Crispin Redman, Dan Ainsworth, Amy Jones, Becky Kitter

Hank Williams

15. A Cowboy's Mother-in-Law (1910)

Comedy, Short, Western

Nellie Blair, the niece of a wealthy ranchman, and an orphan, comes in make her home with her uncle, and shortly after her arrival finds that the whole "Circle A" outfit, every manjack on ... See full summary »

Director: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson | Stars: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, Gladys Field, Victor Potel, Augustus Carney

Bob Dylan

17. Satan Sanderson (1915)

Passed | Drama, Romance

The story of Reverend 'Satan' Sanderson, Hugh Stires and Jessica Holmes, a beautiful and romantic blind girl and ward of David Stires, father of Hugh. The latter is signing his will, making... See full summary »

Director: John W. Noble | Stars: Orrin Johnson, Irene Warfield, Charles Prince

Frédéric Chopin

18. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)
Episode: Letter from an Unknown Woman (1952)

60 min | Drama

A pianist about to flee from a duel receives a letter from a woman he cannot remember, who may hold the key to his downfall.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Viveca Lindfors, Melvyn Douglas, Frederic Tozere, Betty Furness

Votes: 7

Maurice Ravel

19. Who Wants to Sleep? (1965)

86 min | Comedy

An episodic film, telling four erotic tales: Angela isn't sexually satisfied by her husband, so she simulates sleep-walking to visit her neighbor across the street every night; when his ... See full summary »

Directors: Rolf Thiele, Axel von Ambesser, Alfred Weidenmann | Stars: Curd Jürgens, Nadja Tiller, Ivan Desny, Letícia Román

Votes: 85

Béla Bartók

20. His Mother (1911)

Short, Drama

Donald Gray, living with his mother in Scotland, through the friendship of the family physician, is offered an opportunity to go to America to study medicine. He leaves with his mother's ... See full summary »

Stars: Mary Maurice, Maurice Costello, Mabel Normand, Hazel Neason

Nicolas Roeg

22. Gilmore Girls (2000–2007)
Episode: Rory's Dance (2000)

TV-PG | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

Rory asks Dean to accompany her to a formal dance at Chilton, but the lovely evening is spoiled when they fall asleep together after the dance, leading to a fight between Rory's grandmother and her mom over who has been a worse mother.

Director: Lesli Linka Glatter | Stars: Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Melissa McCarthy, Keiko Agena

Votes: 736

David Miller

23. Das boxende Känguruh (1895)

1 min | Short

A man and a kangaroo stand up in front of each other with boxing gloves, and simulate a boxing match on a theatre stage.

Director: Max Skladanowsky | Star: Delaware

Votes: 462

Kirk Douglas

24. Buffalo Bill and Escort (1897)

Short, News

McKinley Inaugural Parade.

Director: James H. White | Star: William F. Cody

Votes: 10

Clint Eastwood

27. Henley Regatta (I) (1897)

Short, News, Sport

Add a Plot

Director: Birt Acres

Votes: 8

Mel Gibson

28. Malcolm in the Middle (2000–2006)
Episode: Family Reunion (2002)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Family

Malcolm and his family goes to Hals father's house for a reunion. The family doesn't like Lois. Reese and Dewey try to get in their grandfathers will. Malcolm's grandfather takes a special ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Jane Kaczmarek, Bryan Cranston, Christopher Masterson, Justin Berfield

Votes: 513

Flannery O'Connor

30. The Prince of Darkness (1900)

Short, Horror

In this picture some very remarkable effects are obtained by the reversal of the motion of the negative. A man comes home, somewhat under the influence of liquor, and starts to remove his ... See full summary »

Votes: 17

John Ford

33. Snowball Fight (1897)

1 min | Documentary, Short, Action

Wintertime in Lyon. About a dozen people, men and women, are having a snowball fight in the middle of a tree-lined street. The cyclist coming along the road becomes the target of ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Lumière

Votes: 1,350

Akira Kurosawa

34. The Music Lover (1903)

3 min | Short, Comedy, Music

The leader of a marching band demonstrates an unusual way of writing music.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 1,617

John Hughes

35. Bluebeard (1909)

Short, Drama

From time immemorial Bluebeard has been one of the most fascinating stories of childhood days. Children of all climes have listened breathlessly to every word of its recital, until the ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Charles Ogle, Mary Fuller

Tex Avery

36. The Carpet from Bagdad (1915)


The Pasha's servant Mohamed, is entrusted to guard the Sacred Carpet of Bagdad with his life. In New York, after banker Arthur Wadsworth forces his brother Horace to give up his inheritance... See full summary »

Director: Colin Campbell | Stars: Kathlyn Williams, Wheeler Oakman, Guy Oliver, Eugenie Besserer

Votes: 9

Chuck Jones

39. Closing Hours at Vibert's Perfume Factory (1896)

Documentary, Short

Little is known about this lost short film, other than it may have been similar to the Lumiere Brothers' "Employees Leaving the Factory" from the previous year.

Director: Georges Méliès

Votes: 12

Charles Chaplin

40. On the Reef (1910)

11 min | Short, Drama

Grace Wallace was the only child of a widow of decidedly meager means. Mr. Rupert Howland, a widower of considerable wealth, the father of a girl child, and an old friend of the family, ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Verner Clarges, Gladys Egan, Marion Leonard, Henry B. Walthall

Jim Henson

42. Lion Hunting (1907)

10 min | Drama, Short, Adventure

Two white hunters accompanied by their african servant go hunting in the african jungle. They see various animals and shoot a lion. Very early silent movie.

Director: Viggo Larsen | Stars: Axel Graatkjær, Viggo Larsen, Knud Lumbye, William Thomsen

Votes: 155

Robert Redford

43. Teachers (2001–2004)
Episode: Episode #4.8 (2004)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

Ben appreciates how he has annoyed the Gods in every religion. He thinks he is going to die and so converts to each religion for a day. It is Bob's stag do in Dublin which everyone tries their hardest to avoid.

Director: Iain B. MacDonald | Stars: Daon Broni, Vicky Hall, Mathew Horne, Tamzin Malleson

Votes: 15

Wolfgang Reitherman

44. 'Tween Two Loves (1911)

Drama, Romance, Short

It is the story of an only daughter of a farmer; her mother is dead and she is her father's consolation. She grows up and falls in love with the young man in her father's employ, but when ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas H. Ince | Stars: Mary Pickford, William E. Shay, J. Farrell MacDonald

Sergio Leone

46. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Drummer (1972)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

Dan Shay, a retired Cavalry Sergeant, comes face-to-face with his past as he meets a small Indian boy whose father was massacred in a US Cavalry raid.

Director: Bernard McEveety | Stars: Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis, Buck Taylor

Votes: 77

Shigeru Miyamoto

47. The Man and the Woman (1908)

13 min | Short, Drama