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1. Mad Men (2007–2015)

TV-14 | 47 min | Drama

8.6
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A drama about one of New York's most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s, focusing on one of the firm's most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper.

Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 186,160

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: 39,934

3. 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: 241,499 | Gross: $104.95M

4. Annie (1982)

PG | 127 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.6
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39 Metascore

A young orphan girl's adventures in finding a family that will take her.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Aileen Quinn, Albert Finney, Carol Burnett, Ann Reinking

Votes: 37,196 | Gross: $57.06M

5. Charlie Wilson's War (2007)

R | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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69 Metascore

A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams

Votes: 102,228 | Gross: $66.66M

6. Closer (I) (2004)

R | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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65 Metascore

The relationships of two couples become complicated and deceitful when the man from one couple meets the woman of the other.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Natalie Portman, Jude Law, Clive Owen, Julia Roberts

Votes: 192,856 | Gross: $33.99M

7. Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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83 Metascore

An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers' retaliation.

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray, Jason Schwartzman

Votes: 180,571 | Gross: $21.00M

8. Working Girl (1988)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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73 Metascore

When a secretary's idea is stolen by her boss, she seizes an opportunity to steal it back by pretending she has her boss' job.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 48,545 | Gross: $64.00M

9. The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2019)

120 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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Experience the magic and adventure from Walt Disney world of color

Stars: David Sparrow, Will Friedle, Laurie Murdoch, Neil Crone

Votes: 431

10. 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: 74,404 | Gross: $124.06M

11. Catch-22 (1970)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.2
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70 Metascore

A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin, Art Garfunkel

Votes: 20,629 | Gross: $24.91M

12. The Remains of the Day (1993)

PG | 134 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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84 Metascore

A butler who sacrificed body and soul to service in the years leading up to World War II realizes too late how misguided his loyalty was to his lordly employer.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, John Haycraft, Christopher Reeve

Votes: 59,315 | Gross: $22.95M

13. 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: 49,839 | Gross: $65.01M

14. The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst (2015)

TV-14 | 279 min | Documentary, Crime

8.7
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Filmmaker Andrew Jarecki examines the complicated life of reclusive real estate icon Robert Durst, the key suspect in a series of unsolved crimes.

Stars: Robert Durst, Andrew Jarecki, Gary Napoli, Debra Kay Anderson

Votes: 34,487

15. All Good Things (2010)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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57 Metascore

Mr. David Marks was suspected but never tried for killing his wife Katie who disappeared in 1982, but the truth is eventually revealed.

Director: Andrew Jarecki | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Kirsten Dunst, Frank Langella, Lily Rabe

Votes: 50,308 | Gross: $0.58M

16. Solaris (2002)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.2
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65 Metascore

A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: George Clooney, Natascha McElhone, Ulrich Tukur, Viola Davis

Votes: 76,145 | Gross: $14.97M

17. Two Night Stand (2014)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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45 Metascore

A snowstorm forces two people who made an online connection to unwillingly extend their one-night stand as the blizzard goes through the night.

Director: Max Nichols | Stars: Miles Teller, Analeigh Tipton, Jessica Szohr, Kid Cudi

Votes: 61,576 | Gross: $0.02M

18. Angels in America (2003)

TV-MA | 352 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

8.2
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Playwright Tony Kushner adapts his political epic about the AIDS crisis during the mid-1980s and centers the story around a group of separate but connected individuals.

Stars: Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Emma Thompson, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 24,705

19. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

Not Rated | 131 min | Drama

8.0
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75 Metascore

A bitter, aging couple, with the help of alcohol, use their young houseguests to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other over the course of a distressing night.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis

Votes: 65,223

20. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )

65 min | Talk-Show

8.7
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Famous actors, directors and writers reminisce about their careers and the philosophy behind their craft.

Stars: James Lipton, Bradley Cooper, Ellen Burstyn, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 4,693

21. Carnal Knowledge (1971)

R | 98 min | Drama

7.0
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Chronicling the lifelong sexual development of two men who meet and befriend one another in college.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Candice Bergen, Ann-Margret, Art Garfunkel

Votes: 10,300 | Gross: $28.62M

22. Silkwood (1983)

R | 131 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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64 Metascore

A worker at a plutonium processing plant is purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing worker safety violations at the plant.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Cher, Craig T. Nelson

Votes: 17,014 | Gross: $35.62M

23. Heartburn (1986)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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49 Metascore

A food writer pregnant with her second baby finds out her husband is having an affair.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, Jeff Daniels, Maureen Stapleton

Votes: 8,572 | Gross: $25.31M

24. The Pallbearer (1996)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

4.9
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A young man's life is thrown into a loop when he is asked to be a pallbearer for the funeral of a classmate he doesn't remember, and his old high school crush temporarily returns to town.

Director: Matt Reeves | Stars: David Schwimmer, Gwyneth Paltrow, Michael Rapaport, Toni Collette

Votes: 7,466 | Gross: $5.61M

25. Rampart (2011)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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70 Metascore

Set in 1999 Los Angeles, veteran police officer Dave Brown, the last of the renegade cops, works to take care of his family, and struggles for his own survival.

Director: Oren Moverman | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Ben Foster, Sigourney Weaver, Jon Bernthal

Votes: 22,314 | Gross: $0.97M

26. 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: 26,311 | Gross: $38.97M

27. Regarding Henry (1991)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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47 Metascore

After being shot, a man loses his memory and must relearn speech and mobility, but he has a loving family to support him.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Harrison Ford, Annette Bening, Michael Haley, Stanley Swerdlow

Votes: 27,757 | Gross: $43.00M

28. Postcards from the Edge (1990)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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71 Metascore

A substance-addicted actress tries to look on the bright side even as she is forced to move back in with her mother to avoid unemployment.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman

Votes: 14,413 | Gross: $37.96M

29. Family (1976–1980)

60 min | Drama, Family

7.5
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The joys and heartaches of the Lawrence family of Pasadena, California.

Stars: Sada Thompson, James Broderick, Gary Frank, Kristy McNichol

Votes: 1,067

30. Friends with Kids (2011)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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55 Metascore

Two best friends decide to have a child together while keeping their relationship platonic, so they can avoid the toll kids can take on romantic relationships.

Director: Jennifer Westfeldt | Stars: Jennifer Westfeldt, Adam Scott, Maya Rudolph, Chris O'Dowd

Votes: 39,622 | Gross: $7.25M

31. Capturing the Friedmans (2003)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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90 Metascore

Documentary on the Friedmans, a seemingly typical, upper-middle-class Jewish family whose world is instantly transformed when the father and his youngest son are arrested and charged with shocking and horrible crimes.

Director: Andrew Jarecki | Stars: Arnold Friedman, Jesse Friedman, David Friedman, Elaine Friedman

Votes: 22,698 | Gross: $3.12M

32. 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: 1,224

33. Great Performances (1971– )

Music

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"You Can't Take It With You" is hailed one of the greatest revivals and filmed plays for PBS television. David Woods brought stunning charm, humor, and time to this Moss Hart masterpiece. ... See full summary »

Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Plácido Domingo, Renée Fleming

Votes: 509

34. 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: 680

35. Wit (2001 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama

8.0
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A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Emma Thompson, Christopher Lloyd, Eileen Atkins, Audra McDonald

Votes: 8,421

36. Biloxi Blues (1988)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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61 Metascore

A group of young recruits go through boot camp during the Second World War in Biloxi, Mississippi. From the play by Neil Simon.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Christopher Walken, Matt Mulhern, Corey Parker

Votes: 13,568 | Gross: $43.18M

37. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Of the many anthology series, Playhouse 90 is considered the most ambitious with outstanding talent in front of the camera. Attracting top ranked directors and scripts it was often filmed live including the entire first season.

Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Malcolm Atterbury

Votes: 248

38. What Planet Are You From? (2000)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.6
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41 Metascore

A human-looking alien from a highly advanced but emotionless all-male society is sent to Earth to impregnate a woman and bring the child back to their planet. The alien ends up falling in love there. A suspicious F.A.A. Agent targets him.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Garry Shandling, Annette Bening, John Goodman, Greg Kinnear

Votes: 8,844 | Gross: $6.29M

39. The Fortune (1975)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

5.7
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Two bumbling hustlers in the 1920s attempt to gain the fortune of an heiress. Nothing will stop them, not even murder.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Stockard Channing, Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty, Ian Wolfe

Votes: 2,128

40. The Day of the Dolphin (1973)

PG | 104 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.1
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A marine biologist teaches his dolphins to communicate in English but shady characters plan to kidnap the trained mammals for a more sinister purpose.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Paul Sorvino, John Dehner

Votes: 2,475 | Gross: $2.30M

41. Plaza Suite (1971)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Three vignettes, each set in room 719 of New York's Plaza Hotel, make up this comedy.

Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Walter Matthau, Maureen Stapleton, Barbara Harris, Lee Grant

Votes: 2,193

42. 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: 332

43. HBO First Look (1992– )

13 min | Documentary, Short

6.0
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Behind-the-scenes look at upcoming feature films, featuring interview commentary with their casts and crews.

Stars: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Will Smith, Matt Damon

Votes: 339

44. Welcome to the Basement (2012– )

Comedy

8.1
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Matt's (Matt Sloan) got a bunch of movies he's never seen before. Craig (Craig Johnson) doesn't know what they are. Every episode Matt's gonna spring one on Craig. It might be good, it ... See full synopsis »

Stars: Matt Sloan, Craig Johnson, Tona Williams, Lorenzo Johnson

Votes: 99

45. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.5
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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: 847

46. The Longshot (1986)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy

5.5
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Four losers borrow money from gangsters to bet on a "sure thing", but lose. The gangsters go after them to get their money.

Director: Paul Bartel | Stars: Tim Conway, Jack Weston, Harvey Korman, Brad Trumbull

Votes: 514 | Gross: $1.10M

47. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

8.6
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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: 139

48. The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch (2004 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 84 min | Comedy

6.0
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23 years after the release of the original Rutles documentary, famous artists, actors, and musicians speak out on how the Rutles influenced them.

Director: Eric Idle | Stars: Eric Idle, Neil Innes, Ricky Fataar, John Halsey

Votes: 395

49. The South Bank Show (1978– )

53 min | Documentary

6.8
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ITV's long-running arts series presented by Melvyn Bragg.

Stars: Melvyn Bragg, Ian McKellen, Lenny Henry, Alan Bennett

Votes: 115

50. Gilda Live (1980)

R | 96 min | Comedy

7.1
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A filmed version of the Broadway show starring comedienne Gilda Radner, complete with the characters she made famous on the TV show "Saturday Night Live."

Directors: Mike Nichols, Lorne Michaels | Stars: Gilda Radner, Don Novello, Paul Shaffer, Nils Nichols

Votes: 506 | Gross: $2.26M



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