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1. Your Love (2014)

7 min | Short, Drama, Romance

9.8
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Chemistry, love and family.

Director: Laila Petrone | Stars: Deji LaRay, Zara Durrani, Cristian Fagins, Alexandra Fagins

Votes: 9

2. I Believe in Miracles (2009 Video)

Documentary

8.9
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Director: Irish Braschi | Stars: Sergio Albelli, Laz Alonso, Omero Antonutti, Christian Berkel

Votes: 8

3. 30 for 30 (2009–2017)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.8
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ESPN Films' 30 for 30 is an unprecedented documentary series featuring today's finest storytellers from inside and outside of the sports world. What started as a celebration of ESPN's 30th ... See full summary »

Stars: Ice Cube, Chuck D, Brent Musburger, Patrick Ewing

Votes: 3,381

4. Chappelle's Show (2003–2006)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy, Music

8.7
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Comedian Dave Chappelle hosts this sketch-comedy show that parodies many of the nuances of race and culture.

Stars: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Rudy Rush, Charlie Murphy

Votes: 41,146

5. 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 careers.

Stars: James Lipton, Bradley Cooper, Ellen Burstyn, Arthur Penn

Votes: 4,404

6. Siskel & Ebert (1986–2010)

30 min | Talk-Show

8.7
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Chicago critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert rate new movies with a thumbs up, or a thumbs down.

Stars: Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel, Richard Roeper, Michael Phillips

Votes: 1,403

7. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

8.7
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Wide-ranging arts program.

Stars: Gavin Millar, Kenneth Tynan, Paul McCartney, Jonathan Miller

Votes: 134

8. The Daily Show (1996– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.6
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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 ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

Votes: 38,527

9. When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006– )

TV-MA | 255 min | Documentary

8.6
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An examination of the U.S. government's role and its response to Hurricane Katrina.

Stars: Darleen Asevedo, Jay Asevedo, Shelton Shakespear Alexander, Lee Arnold

Votes: 3,780

10. Grandmaster Melle Mel: White Lines (Don't Do It) (1983 Video)

5 min | Short, Music

8.6
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Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Hajna O. Moss

Votes: 5

11. The Debbie Allen Special (1989 TV Special)

60 min | Music

8.6
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Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Debbie Allen, Paula Brown, Matthew Dickens, Whoopi Goldberg

Votes: 5

12. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )
Episode: Will Smith/U2 (2014)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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The classic late night talk show returns with a new host, a new house band and a new studio. Join Jimmy and his guests actor/rapper etc. Will Smith and rock band U2; cameos by Joan Rivers, Joe Namath, Lady Gaga, Mike Tyson; and much more.

Director: Dave Diomedi | Stars: Jimmy Fallon, Will Smith, U2, The Roots

Votes: 95

13. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,474

14. Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II (1997 Video)

Unrated | 106 min | Documentary, Music

8.4
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Collection of Michael Jackson's music videos from the period 1983-1997. Mainly focused post-1995 era, including videos such as, "Scream", "They Don't Care About Us", and more.

Directors: Nicholas Brandt, Colin Chilvers, Bob Giraldi, Wayne Isham, Michael Jackson, John Landis, Spike Lee, Don Mischer, Vincent Paterson, Mark Romanek, James Yukich | Stars: Michael Jackson, Paula Abdul, Brandon Quintin Adams, Rosanna Arquette

Votes: 1,525

15. Hoop Dreams (1994)

PG-13 | 170 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport

8.3
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98 Metascore

A film following the lives of two inner-city Chicago boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional.

Director: Steve James | Stars: William Gates, Arthur Agee, Emma Gates, Curtis Gates

Votes: 20,799 | Gross: $7.83M

16. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

Votes: 15,093

17. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Spike & Co.: Do It Acapella (1990)

Biography, Drama, Music

8.3
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Spike and Debbie play with and appreciate a number of top a'capella singing groups.

Director: Ernest R. Dickerson | Stars: Debbie Allen, Samuel L. Jackson, The Mint Juleps, Spike Lee

Votes: 18

18. John Leguizamo: Freak (1998 TV Special)

Not Rated | 89 min | Biography, Comedy

8.2
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John Leguizamo's semi-falsified, one-man stand-up performance as...himself. This is his autobiographical story, about his life growing up, and his journey to try to be accepted by his ... See full summary »

Director: Spike Lee | Star: John Leguizamo

Votes: 924

19. The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame... (1999– )

Sport

8.2
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A show which takes sports most memorable blunders, bad calls, and questionable moments and sheds a new light on them to show why the party who made the mistake should be let off the hook.

Stars: Brian Kenny, Steve Hirdt, Bob Costas, Dave Kindred

Votes: 56

20. Movies That Shook the World (2005– )

Documentary

8.2
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Stars: Jeff Goldblum, George Lucas, Roger Ebert, Graham Nash

Votes: 40

21. Beyond Wiseguys: Italian Americans & the Movies (2008)

Documentary

8.2
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Documentary portrays the saga of how Italian Americans went from being outsiders who were stereotyped as gangsters in American movies to insiders in Hollywood who took control of their own ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Fischler | Stars: Giorgio Bertellini, Paul Borghese, John Caglione Jr., Frank Capra Jr.

Votes: 57

22. There Is No Direction (2005)

35 min | Documentary, Short

8.2
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Director: Sarah Bertrand | Stars: Denys Arcand, Hector Babenco, Bernardo Bertolucci, Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Votes: 25

23. 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: 35,968

24. Who Do You Think You Are? (2010– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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Celebrities are given the opportunity to research their family trees with surprising and often unexpected results.

Stars: Mocean Melvin, Courteney Cox, Julie Bowen, Smokey Robinson

Votes: 1,058

25. Street Fight (2005)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary

8.1
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85 Metascore

This documentary follows the 2002 mayoral campaign in Newark, New Jersey in which a City Councilman, Cory Booker, attempted to unseat longtime mayor Sharpe James.

Director: Marshall Curry | Stars: Jen Bluestein, Cory Booker, Bill Bradley, Chris Christie

Votes: 1,644

26. Michael Jackson: This Is It (2009 Video)

5 min | Short, Music

8.1
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The video features various scenes of Jackson's hometown and former residence in Gary, Indiana, along with photos and videos of him and tributes from his fans around the world.

Director: Spike Lee | Star: Michael Jackson

Votes: 50

27. CenterStage (2002– )

60 min | Documentary, Talk-Show

8.1
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Michael Kay sits down with celebrities of sports, movies, and more and interviews them about their accomplishments

Stars: Michael Kay, Steve Ferrarie, Yogi Berra, Vince Carter

Votes: 35

28. Ghostwriter (1992–1995)

TV-Y7 | Family, Fantasy, Mystery

8.0
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A group of teenagers solve local crimes, capers and mysteries in town, with the help of their invisible friend.

Stars: David López, Blaze Berdahl, Todd Alexander, Marcella Lowery

Votes: 1,922

29. When We Were Kings (1996)

PG | 88 min | Documentary, Sport

8.0
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83 Metascore

A documentary of the 1974 heavyweight championship bout in Zaire, "The Rumble in the Jungle," between champion George Foreman and underdog challenger Muhammad Ali.

Director: Leon Gast | Stars: Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Don King, James Brown

Votes: 13,174 | Gross: $2.67M

30. Bad 25 (2012)

Not Rated | 131 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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65 Metascore

A documentary on Michael Jackson and the legacy of his record Bad.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Michael Jackson, Glen Ballard, John Barnes, Jennifer Batten

Votes: 1,562

31. ESPN SportsCentury (1999– )

Documentary, Sport

8.0
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Man does sports. Man speaks about sports.

Stars: Chris Fowler, Dick Schaap, Edwin Pope, Robert Lipsyte

Votes: 149

32. I'll Make Me a World (1999– )

Documentary, History

8.0
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A history of African-American arts in the 20th century.

Stars: Vanessa Williams, Julie Dash, Dizzy Gillespie, Lorraine Hansberry

Votes: 9

33. A Tribe Called Quest: The Video Anthology (2002 Video)

50 min | Music

8.0
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Directors: Paul Hunter, Jim Swaffield, Josh Taft, Hype Williams | Stars: Todd 1, Charlie Brown, Dinco D., Phife Dawg

Votes: 20

34. The Chris Rock Show (1997–2000)
Episode: Episode #3.1 (1998)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.0
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Stars: Tom Agna, Johnnie L. Cochran Jr., Nick Di Paolo, Mary Dimino

Votes: 8

35. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Passing Strange (2009)

135 min | Biography, Drama, Music

8.0
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85 Metascore

A young black artist leaves his Los Angeles digs and travels to Europe to find himself. A theatrical stage production of the original Broadway musical.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: De'Adre Aziza, Daniel Breaker, Eisa Davis, Colman Domingo

Votes: 410

36. 30 for 30 (2009–2017)
Episode: Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks (2010)

68 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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A film that explores the rivalry between the Indiana Pacers and New York as seen through the eyes and actions of Reggie Miller star player of the Indiana Pacers.

Director: Dan Klores | Stars: Reggie Miller, Cheryl Miller, Spike Lee, Patrick Ewing

Votes: 1,511

37. Do the Right Thing (1989)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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91 Metascore

On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson

Votes: 66,285 | Gross: $27.55M

38. Independent Lens (1999– )

Documentary

7.9
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Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.

Stars: America Ferrera, Terrence Howard, Stanley Tucci, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 384

39. 4 Little Girls (1997)

TV-14 | 102 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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89 Metascore

A documentary of the notorious racial terrorist bombing of an African American church during the Civil Rights Movement.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Maxine McNair, Walter Cronkite, Chris McNair, Fred Lee Shuttlesworth

Votes: 2,246 | Gross: $0.13M

40. The Dick Cavett Show (1975–1991)

30 min | Talk-Show

7.9
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Stars: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden, Fred Foy, Phil Silvers

Votes: 97

41. Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

7.9
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In this open-letter style documentary, Ruby Dee & Ossie Davis' rich lives guide their grandson on his personal quest to master lasting love, conscious art, and undying activism.

Director: Muta'Ali Muhammad | Stars: Alan Alda, Michelle Alexander, Angela Bassett, Harry Belafonte

Votes: 17

42. Surviving Cliffside (2013)

66 min | Documentary, Drama

7.9
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After their beauty-pageant-queen daughter beats leukemia, a family, living in a trailer park known for its guns and drugs, tries to put their lives back together in time for their daughter to make a run for Little Miss West Virginia.

Director: Jon Matthews | Stars: E.J. Huffman, Brandy Smith, Makala Smith, Josey Smith

Votes: 16

43. Shark (2006–2008)
Episode: Pilot (2006)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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An arrogant big-shot defense attorney is guilt-ridden after the client he just helped get off commits another murder, so he decides to become a prosecutor.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: James Woods, Danielle Panabaker, Sophina Brown, Sarah Carter

Votes: 200

44. Boyz n the Hood (1991)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

Follows the lives of three young males living in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los Angeles, dissecting questions of race, relationships, violence and future prospects.

Director: John Singleton | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne, Hudhail Al-Amir, Lloyd Avery II

Votes: 103,139 | Gross: $57.50M

45. Clerks (1994)

R | 92 min | Comedy

7.8
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70 Metascore

A day in the lives of two convenience clerks named Dante and Randal as they annoy customers, discuss movies, and play hockey on the store roof.

Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Marilyn Ghigliotti, Lisa Spoonauer

Votes: 191,546 | Gross: $3.15M

46. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

7.8
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Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo

Votes: 448

47. Michael Jackson: They Don't Care About Us, Prison Version (1996 Video)

5 min | Short, Crime, Music

7.8
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This second version was filmed in a prison with cell mates; in the video Jackson is seen handcuffed. It also contains real footage of police attacking African Americans, the military ... See full summary »

Director: Spike Lee | Star: Michael Jackson

Votes: 172

48. She's Gotta Have It (2017– )
Episode: #Luv Iz Luv (Sexuality Is Fluid) (2017)

Comedy

7.8
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Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Cleo Anthony, De'Adre Aziza, Santana Caress Benitez, Lyriq Bent

Votes: 6

49. When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006– )
Episode: Part Two (2006)

TV-14 | 65 min | Documentary

7.8
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Act 2 of 4. Spike Lee's four-part HBO documentary event that recounts the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans in 2005.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Darleen Asevedo, Jay Asevedo, Shelton Shakespear Alexander, Lee Arnold

Votes: 41

50. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.7
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Jimmy Fallon hosts the Tonight Show and interviews celebrities, plays games with them and has a musical or comedic guest perform.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, Ahmir-Khalib Thompson

Votes: 11,974