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1. Vice (I) (2018)

16 | 132 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama | Completed

The story of Dick Cheney (Christian Bale), an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell

2. Holmes & Watson (2018)

PG-13 | Adventure, Comedy, Crime | Completed

A humorous take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic mysteries featuring Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson.

Director: Etan Cohen | Stars: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Ralph Fiennes, Kelly Macdonald

3. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

AL | 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: 38,151

4. Ant-Man (2015)

12 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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64 Metascore

Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

Director: Peyton Reed | Stars: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Corey Stoll, Evangeline Lilly

Votes: 460,493 | Gross: $180.20M

5. Daddy's Home Two (2017)

6 | 100 min | Comedy

6.0
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30 Metascore

Having finally gotten used to each other's existence, Brad and Dusty must now deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays.

Director: Sean Anders | Stars: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson, John Lithgow

Votes: 42,425 | Gross: $104.03M

6. The Big Short (2015)

6 | 130 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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81 Metascore

In 2006-7 a group of investors bet against the US mortgage market. In their research they discover how flawed and corrupt the market is.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt

Votes: 292,539 | Gross: $70.26M

7. Succession (2018– )

60 min | Drama

7.7
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Succession follows a dysfunctional American global-media family.

Stars: Hiam Abbass, Nicholas Braun, Brian Cox, Kieran Culkin

Votes: 5,091

8. The Other Guys (2010)

12 | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.7
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64 Metascore

Two mismatched New York City detectives seize an opportunity to step up like the city's top cops, whom they idolize, only things don't quite go as planned.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Derek Jeter, Eva Mendes

Votes: 215,804 | Gross: $119.22M

9. Step Brothers (2008)

12 | 98 min | Comedy

6.9
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51 Metascore

Two aimless middle-aged losers still living at home are forced against their will to become roommates when their parents marry.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Mary Steenburgen, Richard Jenkins

Votes: 240,161 | Gross: $100.47M

10. I'm Sorry (2017– )

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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A seemingly confident comedy writer, wife and mom comically exposes her inner immaturity and neuroses through unexpected life situations.

Stars: Andrea Savage, Tom Everett Scott, Olive Petrucci, Kathy Baker

Votes: 1,780

11. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

6 | 94 min | Comedy

7.2
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63 Metascore

Ron Burgundy is San Diego's top-rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting of the 1970s, but that's all about to change for Ron and his cronies when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd

Votes: 301,459 | Gross: $85.29M

12. No Activity (2017– )

30 min | Comedy

6.5
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Set against the world of a major drug cartel bust, the series follows two low-level cops who have spent far too much time in a car together; two criminals who are largely kept in the dark; ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick Brammall, Tim Meadows, Sunita Mani, Amy Sedaris

Votes: 535

13. Daddy's Home (2015)

6 | 96 min | Comedy

6.1
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42 Metascore

Brad Whitaker is a radio host trying to get his stepchildren to love him and call him Dad. But his plans turn upside down when their biological father, Dusty Mayron, returns.

Director: Sean Anders | Stars: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardellini, Thomas Haden Church

Votes: 92,131 | Gross: $150.36M

14. Drunk History (2013– )

6 | 22 min | Comedy, History

7.8
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Historical reenactments by A-list talent are presented by inebriated storytellers.

Stars: Derek Waters, Bennie Arthur, Craig Cackowski, Maria Blasucci

Votes: 7,037

15. The Dictator (2012)

12 | 83 min | Comedy

6.4
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58 Metascore

The heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, John C. Reilly, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 244,515 | Gross: $59.65M

16. Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)

12 | 108 min | Comedy, Sport

6.6
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66 Metascore

Number one NASCAR driver Ricky Bobby stays atop the heap thanks to a pact with his best friend and teammate, Cal Naughton, Jr. But when a French Formula One driver, makes his way up the ladder, Ricky Bobby's talent and devotion are put to the test.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Sacha Baron Cohen, Gary Cole

Votes: 149,281 | Gross: $148.21M

17. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

12 | 119 min | Comedy

6.3
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61 Metascore

With the 1970s behind him, San Diego's top-rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York City's first twenty-four-hour news channel by storm.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell

Votes: 151,710 | Gross: $127.35M

18. The House (I) (2017)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime

5.6
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30 Metascore

After the town takes away their daughter's college scholarship, a couple start an illegal casino in their friend's house to make back the money.

Director: Andrew Jay Cohen | Stars: Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, Ryan Simpkins, Jason Mantzoukas

Votes: 30,236 | Gross: $25.48M

19. Ibiza (2018)

94 min | Comedy, Romance

5.2
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56 Metascore

A young American woman and her two best friends seek out a hot DJ in Spain.

Director: Alex Richanbach | Stars: Gwen Elizabeth Duchon, Gillian Jacobs, Michaela Watkins, Phoebe Robinson

Votes: 10,818

20. Eastbound & Down (2009–2013)

28 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

8.3
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Many years after he turned his back on his hometown, a burned-out major league ballplayer returns to teach Physical Education at his old middle school.

Stars: Danny McBride, Steve Little, Katy Mixon, Elizabeth De Razzo

Votes: 46,426

21. Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)

16 | 88 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

6.1
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23 Metascore

Hansel & Gretel are bounty hunters who track and kill witches all over the world. As the fabled Blood Moon approaches, the siblings encounter a new form of evil that might hold a secret to their past.

Director: Tommy Wirkola | Stars: Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Peter Stormare, Famke Janssen

Votes: 179,179 | Gross: $55.70M

22. Grimsby (2016)

16 | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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44 Metascore

A new assignment forces a top spy to team up with his football hooligan brother.

Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Mark Strong, Rebel Wilson, Freddie Crowder

Votes: 78,659 | Gross: $6.86M

23. Get Hard (2015)

12 | 100 min | Comedy, Crime

6.0
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34 Metascore

When millionaire James King is jailed for fraud and bound for San Quentin, he turns to Darnell Lewis to prep him to go behind bars.

Director: Etan Cohen | Stars: Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Alison Brie, T.I.

Votes: 107,366 | Gross: $90.41M

24. Sleeping with Other People (2015)

12 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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64 Metascore

A good-natured womanizer and a serial cheater form a platonic relationship that helps reform them in ways, while a mutual attraction sets in.

Director: Leslye Headland | Stars: Jason Sudeikis, Alison Brie, Jordan Carlos, Margarita Levieva

Votes: 34,393 | Gross: $0.81M

25. Land of the Lost (2009)

9 | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.4
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32 Metascore

On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant and a redneck survivalist. In this alternate universe, the trio make friends with a primate named Chaka, their only ally in a world full of dinosaurs and other fantastic creatures.

Director: Brad Silberling | Stars: Will Ferrell, Danny McBride, Anna Friel, Jorma Taccone

Votes: 59,284 | Gross: $49.44M

26. Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie (2016 TV Movie)

50 min | Comedy

6.0
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75 Metascore

Funny or Die presents a satirical rendition of Donald Trump's 1987 best selling business book, The Art of the Deal.

Director: Jeremy Konner | Stars: Johnny Depp, Ron Howard, Alfred Molina, Robert Morse

Votes: 3,313

27. Bad Blood (I)

Biography, Drama | Announced

Entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes creates a bio-tech company that skyrockets her to fame with an estimated value in the billions. When federal agencies begin investigating the company, her integrity is called into doubt.

Director: Adam McKay | Star: Jennifer Lawrence

28. The Campaign (2012)

12 | 85 min | Comedy

6.1
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50 Metascore

An incumbent Representative embroiled in personal scandal faces a no-holds-barred challenge from a naive newcomer funded by two unscrupulous billionaire lobbyist brothers.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Sudeikis, Dylan McDermott

Votes: 116,844 | Gross: $86.91M

29. The Boss (2016)

12 | 99 min | Comedy

5.4
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40 Metascore

A titan of industry is sent to prison after she's caught insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America's latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.

Director: Ben Falcone | Stars: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, Peter Dinklage, Ella Anderson

Votes: 37,371 | Gross: $63.03M

30. Bachelorette (2012)

12 | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

5.3
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53 Metascore

Three friends are asked to be bridesmaids at a wedding of a woman they used to ridicule back in high school.

Director: Leslye Headland | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan, James Marsden

Votes: 42,187 | Gross: $0.45M

31. Bewitched (2005)

AL | 102 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

4.8
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34 Metascore

Thinking he can overshadow an unknown actress in the part, an egocentric actor unknowingly gets a witch cast in an upcoming television remake of the classic sitcom Bewitched (1964).

Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Will Ferrell, Shirley MacLaine, Michael Caine

Votes: 64,117 | Gross: $62.25M

32. I Heart Huckabees (2004)

AL | 107 min | Comedy

6.7
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55 Metascore

A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.

Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Jude Law, Naomi Watts, Mark Wahlberg

Votes: 59,970 | Gross: $12.78M

33. Tammy (2014)

AL | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

4.9
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39 Metascore

After losing her job and learning that her husband has been unfaithful, a woman hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother.

Director: Ben Falcone | Stars: Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon, Kathy Bates, Allison Janney

Votes: 42,948 | Gross: $84.53M

34. A Deadly Adoption (2015 TV Movie)

84 min | Drama, Thriller

5.1
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A distanced couple decide to take in a seemingly innocent pregnant woman in hopes of adopting her unborn child. However, there is more to a book than its cover.

Director: Rachel Lee Goldenberg | Stars: Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Jessica Lowndes, Alyvia Alyn Lind

Votes: 3,120

35. LA to Vegas (2018)

22 min | Comedy

7.1
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An ensemble workplace comedy about a group of underdogs trying to find their place in the world, set on the Friday night flight from LAX to Vegas and the returning flight on Sunday, who all... See full summary »

Stars: Kim Matula, Ed Weeks, Peter Stormare, Nathan Lee Graham

Votes: 3,387

36. Machine Gun Preacher (2011)

16 | 129 min | Action, Biography, Crime

6.8
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43 Metascore

Sam Childers is a former drug-dealing biker tough guy who found God and became a crusader for hundreds of Sudanese children who've been forced to become soldiers.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Gerard Butler, Michelle Monaghan, Michael Shannon, Kathy Baker

Votes: 59,116 | Gross: $0.54M

37. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015– )

41 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

7.4
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Stephen Colbert took over as host, executive producer and writer of THE LATE SHOW on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. The comedy-variety-talk show is broadcast five nights a week from the Ed Sullivan theater in New York.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jonathan Batiste, Stay Human, Jen Spyra

Votes: 8,426

38. The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)

12 | 89 min | Comedy

5.8
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39 Metascore

Used-car liquidator Don Ready is hired by a flailing auto dealership to turn their Fourth of July sale into a majorly profitable event.

Director: Neal Brennan | Stars: Jeremy Piven, Ving Rhames, David Koechner, James Brolin

Votes: 19,222 | Gross: $15.10M

39. 60 Minutes (1968– )

60 min | Documentary, News

7.5
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The classic long-running prime time TV investigative news magazine.

Stars: Lesley Stahl, Andrew Rooney, Steve Kroft, Morley Safer

Votes: 2,604

40. I Love You, America (2017– )

29 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

5.9
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Comedic genius Sarah Silverman is at it again with a new show that delivers hilarious comedy and at the same time works to spread the message that people should not be divided by their differences in beliefs.

Stars: Sarah Silverman, Anthony Atamanuik, Mather Zickel, Fred Armisen

Votes: 884

41. Oh Lucy! (2017)

12 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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69 Metascore

A lonely woman living in Tokyo decides to take an English class where she discovers her alter ego, Lucy.

Director: Atsuko Hirayanagi | Stars: Shinobu Terajima, Josh Hartnett, Kaho Minami, Kôji Yakusho

Votes: 1,708 | Gross: $0.38M

42. Casa de mi Padre (2012)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Western

5.5
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52 Metascore

Scheming on a way to save their father's ranch, the Alvarez brothers find themselves in a war with Mexico's most feared drug lord.

Director: Matt Piedmont | Stars: Will Ferrell, Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, Nick Offerman

Votes: 18,908 | Gross: $5.90M

43. Welcome to Me (2014)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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69 Metascore

When Alice Klieg wins the Mega-Millions lottery, she immediately quits her psychiatric meds and buys her own talk show.

Director: Shira Piven | Stars: Kristen Wiig, James Marsden, Linda Cardellini, Wes Bentley

Votes: 16,937 | Gross: $0.61M

44. Booksmart (2019)

Comedy | Post-production

2 academic superstars and best friends who, on the eve of their high school graduation, realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to cram 4 years of fun into 1 night.

Director: Olivia Wilde | Stars: Kaitlyn Dever, Billie Lourd, Lisa Kudrow, Jason Sudeikis

45. Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014– )

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

6.0
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Seth Meyers hosts a late-night talk show.

Stars: Seth Meyers, Fred Armisen, The 8G Band, Amber Ruffin

Votes: 4,427

46. Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis (2008– )

4 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.6
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Zach Galifinakas comically interviews various celebrites between two ferns.

Stars: Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm, Bradley Cooper, Misty Monroe

Votes: 3,869

47. Real Time with Bill Maher (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

7.5
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Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds.

Stars: Bill Maher, Andrew Sullivan, Arianna Huffington, Michael Moore

Votes: 11,095

48. Border Guards

Comedy | Announced

A pair of Americans try to prevent Mexican immigrants from entering the country, accidentally find the tables turned on themselves when they try to return to the U.S. without any identification.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly

49. The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

Comedy | Announced

The movie is based on bestselling author Jonas Jonasson's "The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared."

Star: Will Ferrell

50. The Spoils of Babylon (2014– )

138 min | Comedy

6.8
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Cynthia and Devon are two siblings whose intense love drives everything and everyone around them to ruin.

Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kristen Wiig, Will Ferrell, Cal Bartlett

Votes: 3,519



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