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Janeane Garofalo
Born September 28, 1964 (age 54)
Janeane Garofalo (born September 28, 1964) is an American actress, stand-up comedian, and writer.
Garofalo began her career as a stand-up comedian and became a cast member on The Ben Stiller Show, The Larry Sanders Show, and Saturday Night Live, then appeared in more than 50 movies, with leading or major roles in The Truth About Cats and Dogs, Wet Hot American Summer, The Matchmaker, Reality Bites... full bio
Mystery Men
[1999]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Fantasy | 2h 1min
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A group of inept amateur superheroes must try to save the day when a supervillian threatens to destroy a major superhero and the city.
Wet Hot American Summer
[2001]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 37min
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Set on the last day of camp, in the hot summer of 1981, a group of counselors try to complete their unfinished business before the day ends.
Movie | Comedy | 1h 32min
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Two dim-witted, inseparable friends hit the road for their ten-year high school reunion and concoct an elaborate lie about their lives in order to impress their classmates.
Reality Bites
[1994]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 39min
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A documentary filmmaker and her fellow Gen X graduates face life after college, looking for work and love in Houston.
The Truth About Cats & Dogs
[1996]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 37min
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A successful veternarian & radio show host with low self-esteem asks her model friend to impersonate her when a handsome man wants to see her.
TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 42min
On the streets of San Francisco a team of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Behavioral Analysis Unit use profiling to catch some of the most horrific serial killers and unidentifiable subjects.
Clay Pigeons
[1998]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime | 1h 44min
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Clay (as in the title) is a young man in a small town who witnesses his friend kill himself because of the ongoing affair that Clay was having with the man's wife. Feeling guilty, Clay now resists the widow when she presses him to continue with their sexual affairs. Clay befriends a troubling serial killer.
The MatchMaker
[1997]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 37min
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Marcy is an assistant to Senator John McGlory, who is having problems with a re-election campaign. Desperate for Irish votes, McGlory's chief of staff Nick sends Marcy to Ireland to trace McGlory's relatives or ancestors. Marcy arrives at the village of Ballinagra when it is preparing for an annual Matchmaking Festival. A well-dressed, handsome and single young lady, she becomes the center of attention... see more
Submission
[2017]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 46min
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A cynical college professor takes a keen interest in a talented young writing student.
Steal This Movie
[2000]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 1h 47min
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Five years after Yippie founder Abbie Hoffman goes underground to avoid a drug-related prison sentence, he contacts a reporter to get out the story of the FBI's covert spying, harassment and inciting of violence they then blame on the Left. The skeptical reporter interviews Anita, Hoffman's wife, a single mom on welfare in New York City; Hoffman's attorney, Gerry Lefcourt; and others. As they talk... see more
The Bumblebee Flies Anyway
[1999]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 35min
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An amnesiac youth tries to piece together his past, but what he discovers may jeopardize his future.
A Little Game
[2014]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Family | 1h 32min
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A young girl finding her way around the city and her own life through chess lessons. This is also about being open to all the clues about your life and your options that surround you everyday.
The Independent
[2000]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 21min
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A notorious B-movie director tries for a comeback by seeking out the film rights to the life story of a serial killer who wants his biography film to be a musical.
The Ben Stiller Show
[1992]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 5h 6min
This comedy/variety show specialized in parodies of movies and television shows and commercials. Often, they would also have a special guest (e.g., a TV actor) join them.
Bad Parents
[2012]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 40min
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A suburban mom relives her season with the soccer obsessed sports parents whose outrageous "win at all costs" behavior spirals out of control.
Denis Leary: Lock 'N Load
[1997]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy | 1h 5min
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Actor/comic Denis Leary discusses family life, coffee, religion, and other topics in this stand-up special.
Girl's Best Friend
[2008]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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A disgruntled music critic travels cross-country with her inheritance -- a Jack Russell Terrier named Binky.
Sweethearts
[1997]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 23min
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Arliss goes to a coffee house to meet Jasmine on a blind date, but she's not quite what she seems.
Short Movie | Animation, Comedy, Short | 40min
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The adventures of a single guy in L.A. in search of true love.
Manhood
[2003]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 22min
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A black comedy about a reformed womanizer who struggles to keep his family together.
Video | Comedy | 1h 6min
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She's funny. She's edgy. She's the one-and-only Janeane Garofalo. And now, in her first solo special in over a decade, this Emmy nominated stand-up superstar digs into the many myths we all live by.
Documentary | Comedy, Documentary, Drama | 1h 14min
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 2min
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Documentary presenting the realities of coming out in lesser developed countries.
The Happys
[2016]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 27min
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Twenty-one year old Tracy walks in on her boyfriend Mark having sex with a man and decides to leave him. After assessing her limited options, she returns to Mark with a deal-if he agrees to marry her, she'll forget the incident ever happened. Mark accepts her terms, but neither fully understands the sacrifices they have to make. As their relationship deteriorates, Tracy's world opens up when she befriends... see more
Nadine in Date Land
[2005]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 30min
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Nadine (Garofalo) is a contradiction in terms; she runs a dating service despite being incredibly unlucky in love. Now, facing serious business problems, she needs to find the right guy to turn her fortune around.
3rd Street Blackout
[2015]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 27min
A technology-obsessed couple is forced to examine their relationship during a blackout
Movie | Comedy | 1h 13min
Three werewolf women from Uranus are sent to Earth.
Ash Tuesday
[2003]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 23min
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After September 11th, six Lower Manhattan residents must deal with pain on their own. Yet in doing so, they find that their lives are inexplicably linked. "Ash Tuesday" examines the loneliness inherent in New York life, but it does so with a refreshing wit and humor that will leave you smiling.
Barbershop Punk
[2010]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, News | 1h 24min
Is "The Man" controlling the vertical, the horizontal and the channel you'll be on? In a privatized American Internet, is big business "Big Brother" or does the free market protect and serve the needs of the average citizen with its invisible hand? With the simple act of swapping files, barbershop quartet baritone Robb Topolski finds himself at ground zero of a landmark case whose outcome will affect... see more
I Shot a Man in Vegas
[1995]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 26min
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Some friends meet each other at a bar in Vegas. After many drinks someone gets shot by his "friend". They decide to hide the body in the trunk of their car and drive to L.A. where they can get help disposing of the body. Each person in the car describes what happened when the guy got shot. Along the way they start to change their minds about this decision. Will they make it or do they get caught ?
1996 MTV Movie Awards
[1996]
 
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TV Special | Family
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The fifth annual MTV Movie Awards. Hosted by Janeane Garofalo and Ben Stiller.
Just for Laughs
[2002]
 
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Documentary | Comedy, Documentary
Idiots
[2010]
 
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Video | Comedy, Short | 4min
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Zoe Saldana and Kate Bosworth's child-like characters annoy a bartender played by Janeane Garofalo and wow a customer played by Greg Grunberg. Add Jason Lewis and Victor Webster into the mix and you've got a short short not to be missed.
Suspicious
[1994]
 
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Short Movie | Horror, Short, Thriller | 15min
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A woman drives down an eerie highway at night in search of hospitality and come across some suspicious townsfolk and a little more than she bargained for..
Janeane Garofalo
[1997]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy | 1h
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Junebug and Hurricane
[2004]
 
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Short Movie | Drama, Short | 9min
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Abbie (Ramya Pratt) is the centre of her mom Chandre's (Janeane Garofalo) world. Their days are full of time spent together. Going to the beach, visiting the aquarium, this pair is always on the move. Always.
25 Lame
[1999]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Music
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 5min
The Cherry Picker
[2000]
 
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Short Movie
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Behind the Scenes at 'Daria'
[2000]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 22min
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Documentary about the making of this "Beavis and Butthead" spin-off.
Comics Come Home 5
[1999]
 
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TV Special | Comedy | 1h 30min
Saturday Night Live
[1975]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Music | 1h 30min
Created by:
A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.
Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce
[2014]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama | 1h
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Follows a best-selling author of a self-help book series who is secretly hiding her separation from her husband as she starts to navigate her life as a single woman in her 40s in Los Angeles. She starts to side with and take advice more from her divorced friends rather than her married ones, and it leads her to some unexpected and life-changing experiences.
Ratatouille
[2007]
 
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Movie | Animation, Comedy, Family | 1h 51min
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A rat who can cook makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 43min
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I am Alice Guy-Blaché, the first female film director. I made my first film in 1896 at age 23. I went on to write, direct, or produce more than 1,000 films.
Movie | Comedy | 1h 25min
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Sequel to the 2016 comedy 'Hurricane Bianca'.
Two and a Half Men
[2003]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Romance | 22min
A hedonistic jingle writer's free-wheeling life comes to an abrupt halt when his brother and 10-year-old nephew move into his beach-front house.
The Simpsons
[1989]
 
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TV Series | Animation, Comedy | 22min
The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.
Funny People
[2009]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 2h 26min
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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.
Dogma
[1999]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Drama | 2h 10min
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An abortion clinic worker with a special heritage is called upon to save the existence of humanity from being negated by two renegade angels trying to exploit a loop-hole and reenter Heaven.
24
[2001]
 
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TV Series | Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller | 44min
Jack Bauer, Director of Field Ops for the Counter-Terrorist Unit of Los Angeles, races against the clock to subvert terrorist plots and save his nation from ultimate disaster.
Seinfeld
[1989]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 22min
The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York City stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York City friends.
The Cable Guy
[1996]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Thriller | 1h 36min
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A lonely and disturbed cable guy raised on television just wants a new friend, but his target, a designer, rejects him, with bad consequences.
Stay
[2005]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 39min
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This movie focuses on the attempts of a psychiatrist to prevent one of his patients from committing suicide while trying to maintain his own grip on reality.
TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Follows the counselors and campers on their first day at Camp Firewood in the summer of 1981.
Broad City
[2014]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 22min
Broad City follows two women throughout their daily lives in New York City, making the smallest and mundane events hysterical and disturbing to watch all at the same time.
Cop Land
[1997]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 45min
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The Sheriff of a suburban New Jersey community, populated by New York City police officers, slowly discovers the town is a front for mob connections and corruption.
Sandy Wexler
[2017]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 2h 10min
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Sandy Wexler (Adam Sandler) is a talented manager working in Los Angeles in the 1990s, diligently representing a group of eccentric clients on the fringes of show business. His single-minded devotion is put to the test when he falls in love with his newest client, Courtney Clarke, a tremendously talented singer whom he discovers at an amusement park. Over the course of a decade, the two of them play... see more
Kiki's Delivery Service
[1989]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Drama | 1h 43min
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A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.
Titan A.E.
[2000]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Animation | 1h 34min
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A young man learns that he has to find a hidden Earth ship before an enemy alien species does in order to secure the survival of humanity.
The West Wing
[1999]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 44min
Created by:
Inside the lives of staffers in the West Wing of the White House.
Southland Tales
[2006]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 2h 25min
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During a three day heat wave just before a huge 4th of July celebration, an action star stricken with amnesia meets up with a porn star who is developing her own reality TV project, and a policeman who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.
Half Baked
[1998]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime | 1h 22min
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The story of three not so bright men who come up with a series of crazy schemes to get a friend out of jail.
Greek
[2007]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama | 1h
Created by:
A Freshman arrives at his sisters college (much to her dismay). He decides to pledge a fraternity on campus. After catching his sister's boyfriend with another girl, he ends up at his rival fraternity trying to go from geek to Greek and grow up in the process.
The Daily Show
[1996]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, News, Talk-Show | 22min
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 news stories, the Daily Show also has celebrities (and semi-celebrities) on for interviews with the host, Trevor Noah. Lampooning everything from televangelists to Charlton Heston ("I did not play a homo in Ben-Hur")... see more
TV Series | Comedy | 30min
The campers and counselors of Camp Firewood meet ten years after their last day at camp.
Inside Amy Schumer
[2013]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 22min
Amy Schumer switches from sketches, doing stand up, to interviewing people on the street and people of interest usually following a certain theme.
The Wild
[2006]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy | 1h 22min
An adolescent lion is accidentally shipped from the New York Zoo to Africa. Now running free, his zoo pals must put aside their differences to help bring him back.
The Ten
[2007]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 36min
Directed by:
Ten stories, each inspired by one of the ten commandments.
Wonderland
[2003]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 44min
Directed by:
In the police investigation of a brutal crime scene, one man was at the center of it all: legendary porn star John Holmes.
Aqua Teen Hunger Force
[2000]
 
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TV Series | Animation, Comedy | 15min
The misadventures of a milkshake, an order of fries, a meatball, and their retired next door neighbor in the suburbs of New Jersey.
Metalocalypse
[2006]
 
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TV Series | Animation, Comedy, Music | 11min
The epic and over-the-top adventures of Dethklok, the world's most successful death metal band.
Big Trouble
[2002]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Thriller | 1h 25min
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The lives of several Miami denizens, from ad agents to gunrunners to street thugs to law enforcement to school-children, intersect with humorous and dangerous results.
Now and Then
[1995]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 40min
Directed by:
Four 12-year-old girls grow up together during an eventful small-town summer in 1970.
Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy | 1h 32min
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When enemies Boris, Natasha and Fearless leader escape into the real world with a nefarious scheme, Rocky & Bullwinkle do the same and team up with a young F.B.I. agent to stop the trio.
Labor Pains
[2009]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 29min
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A young woman pretends to be pregnant in order to avoid being fired from her job. When that gets her special treatment by everyone involved in her life, she tries to keep up the lie for nine months.
The American Side
[2016]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 30min
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Following a mysterious suicide at Niagara Falls, a low-rent detective unravels a conspiracy to build a revolutionary invention by enigmatic scientist, Nikola Tesla.
Ugly Americans
[2010]
 
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TV Series | Animation, Comedy, Horror | 30min
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Take New York City, add every horrifying beast, science-fiction freak, and fantasy faerie, shake thoroughly, and you've got Ugly Americans.
Then She Found Me
[2007]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 40min
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39-year-old April Epner's childish husband and school teacher colleague Benjamin/Ben leaves her, but with her biological clock ticking ever more loudly. Her dying bossy adoptive mother is very vocal about her disappointment, while her natural son Freddy, a doctor, is most understanding. Shy but fascinating British author Frank meets April, his doted son Jimmy Ray's teacher, which soon leads to a full-flung... see more
200 Cigarettes
[1999]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 41min
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A collection of twentysomethings try to cope with relationships, loneliness, desire and their individual neuroses.
Mad About You
[1992]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Romance | 22min
Light television comedy featuring Paul and Jaime Buchman as a recently married couple in New York City. They point out the gentle humor of domesticity and in the everyday situations of life.
Real Time with Bill Maher
[2003]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, News, Talk-Show | 1h
Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds.
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
[1993]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | 1h
Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.
TV Series | Comedy | 25min
Created by:
Todd Margaret is an American who takes a job running the London sales team for an energy drink. He has no experience with British culture, knows nothing about sales and has only one employee, Dave.
NewsRadio
[1995]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Romance | 23min
Created by:
The workplace sitcom "NewsRadio" explores the office politics and interpersonal relationships among the staff of WNYX NewsRadio, New York's #2 news radio station. Beleaguered news director Dave Nelson (Dave Foley) tries his best to manage a staff that includes egotistical anchors Bill McNeal (Phil Hartman) and Catherine Duke (Khandi Alexander), ambitious supervising producer Lisa Miller (Maura Tierney)... see more
Movie | Comedy, Music, Musical | 54min
After Santa tells Michael Bolton that he needs 75,000 new babies by Christmas to meet toy supply, Michael Bolton hosts a sexy telethon to get the world to start making love.
What Planet Are You From?
[2000]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Sci-Fi | 1h 45min
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A highly-evolved planet, whose denizens feel no emotion and reproduce by cloning, plans to take over Earth from the inside by sending an operative, fashioned with a humming, mechanical penis, to impregnate an earthling and stay until the birth. The alien, Harold Anderson, goes to Phoenix as a banker and sets to work finding a mate. His approaches to women are inept, and the humming phallus doesn't... see more
The Jim Gaffigan Show
[2015]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Comedy about a husband and wife trying to raise their five kids in a New York City two-bedroom apartment.
The Laramie Project
[2002]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 37min
Directed by:
The true story of an American town in the wake of the murder of Matthew Shepard.
Mr. Show with Bob and David
[1995]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 27min
This is a sketch-comedy show. The twist here is that all of the sketches (Even the monologue) are connected in some strange way.
Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy
[1996]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 29min
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A pharmaceutical scientist creates a pill that makes people remember their happiest memory, and although it's successful, it has unfortunate side effects.
The Adventures of Pete & Pete
[1992]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama | 30min
This delightfully quirky show looks at the lives and adventures of two red-headed brothers with the same name.
Permanent Midnight
[1998]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 1h 28min
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Comedy writer Jerry Stahl, whose $6000-a-week heroin habit had him taking his infant daughter along on his drug runs and doing smack during TV script conferences. Departing detox, Stahl explores memories with survivor Kitty, who listens patiently to Stahl's flashback. Other women in Stahl's life are his British wife Sandra and his agent Vola. For the TV series "Mr. Chompers" (inspired by ALF), Stahl... see more
Fuck
[2005]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 33min
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A documentary on the expletive's origin, why it offends some people so deeply, and what can be gained from its use.
The Minus Man
[1999]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 51min
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A cold-blooded serial killer floats around the country and chooses his victims from people who complain about their lives and indicate a willingness to be killed. His murders are introduced with the killing of an asthmatic junkie. The killer settles into a seaside rooming house run by an unhappy married couple and waits for his next victims to unveil themselves. Dream cops plague his nights, while... see more
Speech & Debate
[2017]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 45min
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Frustrated by the hypocrisy they see in their parents, teachers, and the entire school board, an unlikely trio set out to find a common truth and make their voices heard as they revive a defunct school club and take on the world.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 4min
Directed by:
In 2000, David Wain and Michael Showalter set out to make their first film Wet Hot American Summer. It was a low budget independent film and they cast their friends and a handful of unknown actors - many who were just starting out in the business. When it was originally released in 2001 it was panned by critics. Since then the film has become a cult classic and those friends have gone on to become... see more
Larger Than Life
[1996]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Family | 1h 33min
Directed by:
A motivational speaker discovers that the inheritance his father left for him is in the form of an elephant.
Free the Nipple
[2014]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 18min
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A group of women launch a movement to remove the censor of women's breasts all over America.
The Larry Sanders Show
[1992]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
A comedic behind the scenes look at a late night talk show.
The Guitar
[2008]
 
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Movie | Drama, Music, Romance | 1h 35min
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The life of a woman is transformed after she is diagnosed with a terminal disease, fired from her job and abandoned by her boyfriend. Given two months to live, she throws caution to the wind to pursue her dreams.
Strangers with Candy
[1999]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 22min
A forty-six-year-old ex-drug addict returns to high school as a freshman.
Stella
[2005]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
A sketch comedy show that follows the absurd adventures of Michael, Michael and David.
Misery Loves Comedy
[2015]
 
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Documentary | Comedy, Documentary | 1h 34min
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Over fifty very famous American, Canadian, British and Australian funny people (filmmakers, writers, actors and comedians) share life and professional journeys and insights, in an effort to shed light on the thesis: Do you have to be miserable to be funny?
Tom Goes to the Mayor
[2004]
 
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TV Series | Animation, Comedy | 11min
Hapless Tom Peters takes meetings with a bizarre and moronic mayor to share his ideas for bettering the town, always with disastrous results.
TV Series | Animation, Comedy | 30min
A divorced father, he has custody of his 23-year-old slacker son Ben, who dreams of wealth and freedom but is too lazy to find a real job. Dr. Katz's receptionist is the acerbic Laura. He spends his free time in the bar "Jacky's 33" with his friends Stan and Julie, the bartender.
TV Series | Animation, Comedy, Drama | 30min
A crass, womanizing duck works as a private eye with his level-headed pig sidekick, all-the-while raising a family as a single dad.
Little Boxes
[2016]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 24min
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An interracial family struggles to adjust when they move from New York City to a small, predominately white town in Washington State.
Space Ghost Coast to Coast
[1993]
 
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TV Series | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi | 15min
Created by: ,
Space Ghost in his 40s is no longer a superhero, and now he even goes by his real name Tad Ghostal. However, to remain in the spot-light he has started his own late-night talk show filmed in outer space. With his cohost and former villain Zorak, and his director Moltar they interview celebrities on Earth through their video-phone.
Delocated
[2009]
 
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TV Series | Comedy
Created by:
A man who's in the witness protection program creates a TV reality show about his situation. He has to wear a black ski mask all the time, but other than that he and his family try to live a "normal" life in front of the camera.
Ellen
[1994]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Romance | 30min
Ellen Morgan is a neurotic bookstore owner who deals with life through comedy and extensive rambling.
Bye Bye Love
[1995]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 46min
Directed by:
This is a story about the breakup of the family. In particular, it focuses on the lifestyle of three divorced men. The film is presented from their perspective and it reveals their relationship with their children, ex-wives, girl friends, male friendships, and their identities as divorced men. In addition to dealing with divorce, the film touches on spousal loss and young adult homelessness. The film... see more
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 37min
A documentary that looks to distinguish what's fact, fiction, legend, and otherwise as a camera crew trails Michael Moore while he tours with his film Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004).
Gap Year
[2017]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama | 40min
The paths of a disparate group of strangers collide while back-packing in Asia. What begins as a disorientating and potentially disastrous holiday for all of them soon morphs into an unforgettable and joyous voyage of self-discovery.
Ideal
[2005]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Moz is a drug dealer and has very strange clientele who come and go from his flat.
Duane Hopwood
[2005]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 24min
Directed by:
A down-on-his-luck divorced father struggles to get his life and family back together before it's too late.
Coldblooded
[1995]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Thriller | 1h 32min
Directed by:
A bookie is promoted to Hitman and seemingly excels at his new found job.
Love Hurts
[2009]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 30min
Directed by:
A newly separated father has to learn how to date again with help from his teenage son who himself dreams of conquering one girl's heart.
Thick as Thieves
[1999]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 33min
Directed by:
Two master thieves go at odds with one another as one sets the other up for a crime. The first, a suave pro who does his job and then hides in his own privacy, listening to old jazz records and caring for his ailing dog, Wally. The other is a local gangster with a taste for the finer life, who decides to eliminate the competition. This ignites a war between the two men and their aides. An angry mob... see more
Jiminy Glick in Lalawood
[2004]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Mystery | 1h 30min
Directed by:
Culture critic Jiminy Glick gets tied up in a murder case at the Toronto Film Festival.
TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 30min
Series will focus on politics, pop culture, race, religion, media and sex.
Documentary | Comedy, Documentary | 50min
A compilation of the best Saturday Night Live sketches as a tribute to the late Chris Farley, one of SNL's greatest Stars.
Dog Park
[1998]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 31min
Directed by:
Sex comedy takes a look at contemporary dating mores and hypothesizes that the new dating location may be the dog walk in the park. A mild-mannered man loses his present girl friend to another man. His attraction to a kid's TV show hostess goes nowhere because of her obsession with her dog, Peanut. He then gets hooked up with an overly exuberant blonde who overwhelms him. He even lost his collie, Mogley... see more
Touch
[1997]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 36min
Directed by:
When Juvenal, a presumed miracle worker, appears on the scene Bill Hill attempts to exploit him but his plans go astray with the untimely intervention of August Murray and the developing relationship between Juvenal and Lynn Faulkner.
General Education
[2012]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 34min
Directed by:
Levi Collins is set to go to the local University on a tennis scholarship, but he forgot to tell his parents one thing - he didn't graduate. As a result, he must take summer school before his mom and dad discover he's failed senior science. At school, Levi falls in love with his classmate, Katie, and learns that he has to make a choice between playing tennis and receiving a proper education. General... see more
Tales of the City
[1993]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, Mystery, Romance | 6h
The stories of several colorful characters living in San Francisco. Based on the book by Armistead Maupin (Is A Man I Dreamt Up).
(A)sexual
[2011]
 
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Documentary | Comedy, Documentary, Drama | 1h 15min
Directed by:
Facing a sex obsessed culture, a mountain of stereotypes and misconceptions, and a lack of social or scientific research, asexuals - people who experience no sexual attraction - struggle to claim their identity.
I Am Comic
[2010]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 27min
Directed by:
Stand-Up Comedians reveal the art & occupational hazards of their craft.
Occupy Unmasked
[2012]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 16min
Directed by:
An alternate look at Occupy Wall Street camps around the country.
Nightcap
[2016]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 21min
Insanity, absurdity and urgency reign, and it's up to head talent booker Staci (Ali Wentworth) to wrangle both her dysfunctional staff and the myriad of stars who bring their quirks, diva demands and peculiar antics to the set.
Late for Dinner
[1991]
 
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Movie | Drama, Sci-Fi | 1h 39min
Directed by:
Two young men evading the police for a crime they didn't commit are cryogenically frozen in the early 1960s. The next thing they know is that they are in a strange new world (thirty years on).
Documentary | Comedy, Documentary | 1h 24min
Mike Myers Is a genius at creating original comic characters, and it all started at Saturday Night Live. Party on with Wayne Campbell on Wayne's World, Dieter on Sprockets, Linda Richman on Coffee Talk, and the best of all the others. Plus there's extra material, including scenes that were cut after Dress Rehearsal and never seen before now.
Head Case
[2007]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Meet Therapist Dr Elizabeth Goode. She's Brash, unconventional, judgmental, but undeniably thriving as the "it" therapist to Hollywood's maladjusted elite. On a daily basis Dr Goode dishes her own unique methodology to a waiting room filled with a who's who from the world of entertainment, sports and music.
Martin & Orloff
[2002]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 27min
Directed by:
This is the story of a marketing man and his shrink. A suicide attempt and a softball game; A PHD-toting stripper and a deranged Desert Storm vet; A giant sparerib costume and the world's largest peenis; John Woo-style violence and Steel Magnolia-esque pathos. This is the story of Martin & Orloff.
The Muslims Are Coming!
[2013]
 
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Documentary | Comedy, Documentary | 1h 21min
Directed by:
Comedians Negin Farsad and Dean Obeidallah lead an all-star Muslim comedy performing in big cities, small towns, liberal enclaves, conservative hotbeds, rural and everything in between to explore the issue of Islamophobia. Watch them onstage as they hilariously challenge racial, gender and religious stereotypes. With added humor by Jon Stewart, David Cross and Lewis Black.
The Search for John Gissing
[2001]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 31min
Directed by:
Matthew Barnes is a young exec on the move up who finds himself a pawn in corporate in-fighting when he's sent to London to oversee a merger. He's to replace John Gissing; Gissing's gotten wind of it, and he makes sure that Matthew and his wife Linda, who has dutifully but reluctantly come to England, have a miserable first few days there. By the time Matthew figures out what's happening and declares... see more
Dinner for Five
[2001]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 30min
Actor/Director Jon Favreau hosts an evening with four Hollywood friends (four different people or combinations of people each episode), who casually discuss the craft of acting and the business of celebrity over dinner.
Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns)
[2002]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Music | 1h 42min
Directed by:
Documentary about the music group They Might Be Giants.
Total Request Live
[1998]
 
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TV Series | Music | 30min
Directed by:
Top 10 music video countdowns with interviews and new video premiers.
Mighty Fine
[2012]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 20min
Directed by:
Joe Fine moves his family from Brooklyn to New Orleans, where his dreams and extravagance far exceed his means.
American Experience
[1988]
 
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TV Series | Biography, Documentary, History | 1h
A series showcasing documentaries on American history.
Wainy Days
[2007]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Romance | 2h 51min
Created by:
From the creative mind that brought you "Role Models", "Wanderlust", "The State" and "Wet Hot American Summer" comes "Wainy Days", the award winning series about David Wain's (slightly) fictionalized adventures looking for love in New York City.
Rove Live
[2000]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 1h 15min
New York: A Documentary Film
[1999]
 
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TV Series | Documentary, History | 10h
Directed by:
Ric Burns (brother of the famed documentarian Ken Burns) presents an exhaustive history of New York City from the settling of the area by the Dutch to the attack by terrorists nearly 400 years later. Told in a sentimental tone, Burns weaves a lyrical tale of the great metropolis that encompasses not only the city's streets, but also that of the history of America. Though around fourteen hours in length... see more
Al Franken: God Spoke
[2006]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 30min
Directed by: ,
Match Game
[2012]
 
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TV Series | Game-Show
Primetime Glick
[2001]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Music | 22min
Directed by:
Talk-show parody featuring obese host Jiminy Glick, who usually knows nothing about his guests and hurls veiled insults at them during his interviews.
Nobody Knows Anything!
[2003]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 28min
Directed by:
In this comedy about Hollywood, Sarah thinks making a movie is easy. With the guidance of her screenwriter uncle, she goes on a wild journey into the world of Hollywood where she meets crazy studio execs, insane producers and a gangster who agrees to finance her film - for a price...
TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 1h
Craig Kilborn interviews Celebrity guests, with sketch-comedy thrown in.
TV Series | Talk-Show | 30min
Comedians sit around talking about comedy and world issues with host, Paul Provenza.
The Henry Rollins Show
[2006]
 
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TV Series | Music, Talk-Show
The Chris Rock Show
[1997]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
America's funniest comedian in a less than PC setting. It's hilarious !
Campus Ladies
[2006]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Longtime friends and newly single ladies Joan and Barri suddenly decide to enroll as first time college freshmen in their 40s after Joan's husband dies suddenly and Barri walks in on her husband cheating on her.
Freak Show
[2006]
 
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TV Series | Animation, Comedy | 30min
Chronicles a freak show, called the Freak Squad, which reluctantly moonlights as a group of second-rate superheroes employed by the US government.
Sticky: A (Self) Love Story
[2016]
 
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Documentary | Comedy, Documentary | 1h 12min
Directed by:
"Sticky" is everything your mother was too embarrassed to tell you about masturbation, in one stimulating documentary. Full of candid interviews from celebrated figures to everyday people, health care professionals, sex therapists, zoologists, anthropologists, and religious figures, this feature length doc answers age-old questions like: What is masturbation? Will it make me go blind? Is it "normal"... see more
TV Nation
[1994]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Documentary, News | 1h
Directed by:
Micheal Moore presents a humorous newsmagazine that focuses primarily on wrongdoing by big business, privileged society and right-wing politicians.
TV Nation: Volume Two
[1997]
 
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Documentary | Comedy, Documentary | 1h 56min
Directed by:
Tanner on Tanner
[2004]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 2h
Why We Laugh: Funny Women
[2013]
 
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Documentary | Comedy, Documentary | 1h 27min
Directed by:
An uncensored look into the lives of the female stand-up comedian. Featuring interviews and live performance footage from some of today's most prominent female voices in stand-up comedy and entertainment, this revealing documentary sheds light on the legacy of the female comedian and the dedication, courage and passion that is required to be successful in the male dominated stand-up comedy business... see more
F to 7th
[2013]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Short | 1h 20min
An internally homophobic gay struggles to find herself in a world where sexuality and gender have left her old-fashioned lesbianism behind.
New York Stand-Up Show
[2010]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 1h
Shorties Watchin' Shorties
[2004]
 
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TV Series | Animation, Comedy | 30min
Two TV-addicted babies talk about current events and life in general, as well as watch animated standup comedy shorts on TV
Dennis Miller Live
[1994]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 30min
A weekly talk/comedy show hosted by Dennis Miller. Each show starts off with a topical monologue typical of evening talk shows. After this, Dennis goes into "The Rant" in which he talks about some subject that bothers him, starting calmly but gradually building into a frothing, expletive-laden fenzy, then ending with "that's just my opinion, I could be wrong." He chats with a guest for a few minutes... see more
The Thin Pink Line
[1998]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 46min
Mockumentary about Chauncey Ledbetter, an eccentric flamboyant male supermodel convicted of murder and sentenced to death. The filmmakers interview various people involved with him, the victim and the case to get to the truth.
When Stand Up Stood Out
[2003]
 
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Documentary | 1h 27min
Directed by:
Documentary covering what came to be known as "The Boston Gold Rush" of the late 1970s and early 1980s, when Boston stand-up comedians like Dennis Leary, Steven Wright and Colin Quinn burst upon the national scene, giving audiences a taste of the hard-edged social and political commentary that came out of that city.
1999 MTV Movie Awards
[1999]
 
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TV Special | Family, Music
Directed by:
The eighth annual MTV Movie Awards. Hosted by Lisa Kudrow.
MTV Video Music Awards 1999
[1999]
 
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TV Special | Music
Sixteenth annual MTV Video Music Award show. Hosted by Chris Rock.
Viva Variety
[1997]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 22min
Directed by:
Pseudo-European variety show with all the trimmings. Mr. and (the former) Mrs. Laupin and their dimwitted more-American-than-American sidekick Johnny Blue-jeans team up to bring their "European" show to an American audience with hilarious results. As they say "Viva Variety is as American as French Fries... with mayonnaise and vinegar."
HBO Comedy Half-Hour
[1994]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 28min
Directed by:
Departure Date
[2012]
 
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Short Movie | Comedy, Short | 24min
Directed by:
The first ever film shot and edited at 35,000 feet in the air. "Departure Date" a story about taking control of your own destiny and following your heart, regardless of where it takes you to. When Jake lets the girl of his dreams slip from his grasp, he experiences a heightened, magical awakening at 35,000 FT with the help of the eccentric and soulful passengers that he comes into contact with. They... see more
Best Bars in America
[2014]
 
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TV Series | Reality-TV | 1h
America Undercover
[1986]
 
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TV Series | Documentary
Directed by:
A series that features original and previously released documentaries which look at contemporary issues with strong social relevance.
Showing Up
[2014]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 23min
Directed by:
An unprecedented look at the audition, compiled from more than 50 interviews with notable artists including: Kristin Chenoweth, Richard Griffiths, Zoe Kazan, Nathan Lane, Chris Messina, Sam Rockwell, and Eli Wallach.
The Roseanne Show
[1997]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 1h
Directed by:
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 25min
Directed by:
The story of the Del Close Marathon in New York City, a celebration of improv comedy, Del Close, and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater.
Intimate Portrait
[1993]
 
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TV Series | Biography, Documentary | 1h
Find out more about the women you love and admire who have made their mark in movies, music, politics, sports and more in these "Intimate Portraits."
Can't Stop Dancing
[1999]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 30min
Directed by: ,
A Topeka, Kansas fun park dance troupe led by a 260 pound dancer (Ben Zook) learns that the park is going to close. Their leader convinces the group, now named "The Stupendous Six", to join him in a painted up bus and to hit the road to find the big time. The Six compete against other dancers to win a chance to compete in the grand finale at the Little Miss Orange County Beauty Pageant. The other members... see more
TV Series | Comedy
Created by:
Directed by:
After being murdered moments into his first episode, comedian Brett Davis' roster of twisted characters guest host their own "special" each week, with celebrity guests, live music and comedians from NYC's underground comedy scene.
MTV Video Music Awards 1996
[1996]
 
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TV Special | Music
Annual MTV Video Music Award show. Hosted by Dennis Miller.
TV Series | Comedy
IGI: HD takes the paranormal/investigative genre in a hilarious direction. Each installment follows Paul and Dave as they attempt to remedy their celebrity client's paranormal problems. Unfortunately, for the celebrity, the "experts" tend to cause as many problems as they solve.
Brilliant But Cancelled
[2002]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 19min
Directed by:
This documentary looks at the difficult creative struggle to get -- and keep -- sophisticated programs on television.
Satan, Hold My Hand
[2013]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Horror | 54min
Two innocent catholic school girls are abducted by a group of stoner satanists and prepared for the ultimate sacrifice. Unfortunately, Satan isn't as evil as they imagined.
Mini Series | Documentary
Directed by:
An Evening at the Improv
[1982]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Directed by:
Classic showcase for stand up comedy.
Let Me In, I Hear Laughter
[2000]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 5min
Directed by:
MTV Video Music Awards 1997
[1997]
 
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TV Special | Music
Fourteenth annual MTV Video Music Awards. Hosted by Chris Rock.
The Anti Gravity Room
[1995]
 
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TV Series
The Anti-Gravity Room is a weekly half-hour show highlighting new comics, video games, movies, music, and pop culture.
Hannity & Colmes
[1996]
 
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TV Series | News, Talk-Show | 1h
Fox News Channel news debate show.
Documentary | Documentary
Directed by:
Torrance Rises
[1999]
 
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