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1. The Brady Bunch (1969–1974)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.6
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The misadventures of a large family united when a widower and a widow marry.

Stars: Robert Reed, Florence Henderson, Ann B. Davis, Maureen McCormick

Votes: 11,221

2. Best Foot Forward (1943)

Passed | 94 min | Musical, Comedy

6.5
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Lucille Ball accepts a cadet's invitation to a military academy's senior prom in order to boost her career.

Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Lucille Ball, William Gaxton, Virginia Weidler, Tommy Dix

Votes: 778

3. The Magical World of Disney (1954–1991)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.5
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Clarence Nash, Slim Pickens

Votes: 1,485

4. The Lucy Show (1962–1968)

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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The wacky misadventures of a forever scheming woman, her reluctant best friend, and her cantankerous boss.

Stars: Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Vivian Vance, Jimmy Garrett

Votes: 2,051

5. The Odd Couple (1970–1975)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Two men, a neat freak and a slob separated from their wives, have to live together despite their differences.

Stars: Tony Randall, Jack Klugman, Al Molinaro, Penny Marshall

Votes: 4,716

6. Here's Lucy (1968–1974)

30 min | Comedy

6.9
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Lucy Carter, a widow with two teen children, takes a job as a secretary for her stuffy brother-in-law.

Stars: Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Lucie Arnaz, Desi Arnaz Jr.

Votes: 1,113

7. Love, American Style (1969–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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An anthology comedy series featuring a line up of different celebrity guest stars appearing in anywhere from one, two, three, and four short stories or vignettes within an hour about versions of love and romance.

Stars: Stuart Margolin, Barbara Minkus, William Callaway, Mary Grover

Votes: 1,629

8. Babes in Toyland (1960)

Approved | 106 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.3
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Tom the Piper's Son is about to marry Mary Quite Contrary. On the eve of their wedding, evil miser Barnaby hires two henchmen to drown Tom and steal Mary's sheep, cared for by Little Bo ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Ray Bolger, Tommy Sands, Annette Funicello, Ed Wynn

Votes: 3,046 | Gross: $10.22M

9. Calamity Jane (1953)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.3
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The story of Calamity Jane, her saloon, and her romance with Wild Bill Hickok.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Doris Day, Howard Keel, Allyn Ann McLerie, Philip Carey

Votes: 7,848

10. Happy Anniversary and Goodbye (1974 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

5.8
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As her 25th anniversary approaches, Norma Michaels realizes that her marriage to her dentist husband Malcolm has become boring. Seeking independence, Norma turns to her friend Fay while ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Lucille Ball, Art Carney, Nanette Fabray, Peter Marshall

Votes: 149

11. Anchors Aweigh (1945)

Passed | 140 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music

7.1
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Two sailors, one naive, the other experienced in the ways of the world, on liberty in Los Angeles, is the setting for this movie musical.

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly, José Iturbi

Votes: 7,314

12. Chico and the Man (1974–1978)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

6.8
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The relationship between a cranky old mechanic and a twentysomething Chicano.

Stars: Jack Albertson, Scatman Crothers, Freddie Prinze, Della Reese

Votes: 697

13. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.2
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Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved television clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags, and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.

Stars: Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, Art Gilmore, Tom Hansen Dancers

Votes: 933

14. The Paul Lynde Show (1972–1973)

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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Paul Simms, a quiet, respectable attorney living with his wife and two daughters has his life turned upside down when his eldest daughter's new husband, Howie, takes up residence in the ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Lynde, Elizabeth Allen, John Calvin, Jane Actman

Votes: 120

15. Curly Top (1935)

Approved | 75 min | Family, Musical, Romance

6.9
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Wealthy Edward Morgan becomes charmed with a curly-haired orphan and her pretty older sister Mary and arranges to adopt both under the alias of "Mr. Jones." As he spends more time with them, he soon finds himself falling in love with Mary.

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Shirley Temple, John Boles, Rochelle Hudson, Jane Darwell

Votes: 1,531

16. Madame Bovary (1949)

Passed | 114 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A provincial doctor's wife's romantic illusions about life and social status lead her to betray her naive husband, take on lovers and run up ruinous debts.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Jennifer Jones, James Mason, Van Heflin, Louis Jourdan

Votes: 2,196

17. The Canterville Ghost (1944)

Passed | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.9
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The descendent of a ghost imprisoned for cowardice hopes to free the spirit by displaying courage when under duress.

Directors: Jules Dassin, Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Charles Laughton, Robert Young, Margaret O'Brien, William Gargan

Votes: 2,250

18. Follow the Sun (1961–1962)

60 min | Adventure

7.8
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The show follows the adventures of two free-lance magazine writers based in Hawaii.

Stars: Barry Coe, Brett Halsey, Jay Lanin, Gary Lockwood

Votes: 43

19. Girl Crazy (1943)

Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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Rich kid Danny Churchill (Rooney) has a taste for wine, women and song, but not for higher education. So his father ships him to an all-male college out West where there's not supposed to ... See full summary »

Directors: Norman Taurog, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Gil Stratton, Robert E. Strickland

Votes: 1,427 | Gross: $3.77M

20. On an Island with You (1948)

Passed | 107 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.0
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While shooting on location in the South Pacific, a movie star is pursued by a handsome Naval officer who is convinced she is the girl for him.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Esther Williams, Peter Lawford, Ricardo Montalban, Jimmy Durante

Votes: 710

21. Two Sisters from Boston (1946)

Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Musical

6.7
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Abigail Chandler has written her stuffy Boston relatives that she's a successful opera singer in New York. In reality, she works at a burlesque house and is billed as High-C Susie. When her... See full summary »

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Kathryn Grayson, June Allyson, Lauritz Melchior, Jimmy Durante

Votes: 464

22. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

7.7
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This was a Colgate-sponsored comedy hour that featured many notable comedians and entertainers of the era as guest stars.

Stars: Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Al Goodman, Eddie Cantor

Votes: 409

23. Captain January (1936)

G | 77 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

7.2
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A little girl named Star lives with a lighthouse keeper who rescued her when her parents drowned. A truant officer decides she should go to boarding school but she's rescued by relatives.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Shirley Temple, Guy Kibbee, Slim Summerville, Buddy Ebsen

Votes: 1,077

24. Bathing Beauty (1944)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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A contrived misunderstanding leads to the breakup of a songwriter and his fiancée. She returns to work as a gym teacher at an all-girls school, but a legal loophole allows the man to enroll as one of her students.

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Red Skelton, Esther Williams, Basil Rathbone, Bill Goodwin

Votes: 1,352

25. Neptune's Daughter (1949)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
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A swimsuit fashion designer is determined to protect her scatterbrained sister from a South American heart-breaker, but a case of mistaken identity complicates matters.

Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Esther Williams, Red Skelton, Ricardo Montalban, Betty Garrett

Votes: 1,184

26. Assault on a Queen (1966)

Unrated | 106 min | Adventure, Crime, Thriller

5.6
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A motley crew of treasure hunters plan to rob the cruise-liner RMS Queen Mary, using a recovered WW2 German submarine.

Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Virna Lisi, Anthony Franciosa, Richard Conte

Votes: 850

27. Marriage on the Rocks (1965)

Approved | 109 min | Comedy

5.9
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Ad-agency president Dan Edwards who, when he goes to Mexico to celebrate his nineteenth wedding anniversary, winds up getting divorced by mistake - whereupon his wife Valerie marries his ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Deborah Kerr, Dean Martin, Cesar Romero

Votes: 869

28. That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)

G | 133 min | Documentary, Family, Musical

7.4
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Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.

Director: Gene Kelly | Stars: Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 1,870 | Gross: $6.54M

29. Anna and the King (1972)

30 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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A stern schoolteacher clashes with an aristocratic 19th-century king.

Stars: Yul Brynner, Samantha Eggar, Keye Luke, Eric Shea

Votes: 383

30. It Happened in Brooklyn (1947)

Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.6
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Danny has been in the army for 4 years, yet all he thinks about is Brooklyn and how great it is. When he returns after the war, he soon finds that Brooklyn is not so nice after all. He is ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Whorf | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Peter Lawford, Jimmy Durante

Votes: 687

31. Startime (I) (1959–1961)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.7
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The Ford Motor Company sponsored this hour-long program which rotated between variety shows, dramatic productions, and musical comedies. One of the offerings was turned into a regular series, Sing Along with Mitch (1961).

Stars: Dean Martin, Alice Backes, Jack Albertson, Marian Anderson

Votes: 121

32. Lucky Me (1954)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.0
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Three struggling theatrical performers meet a famous songwriter who is trying to convince a wealthy oilman to finance a musical he is scripting, promising them stardom if it comes to fruition.

Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Doris Day, Robert Cummings, Phil Silvers, Eddie Foy Jr.

Votes: 589

33. The Fleet's In (1942)

Approved | 93 min | Musical, Romance

6.7
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After a shy sailor is kissed by a female starlet as part of a publicity stunt, he becomes known as a stud; his friends then bet that he'll be able to defrost an icy nightclub singer.

Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, William Holden, Eddie Bracken, Betty Hutton

Votes: 331

34. Easy to Wed (1946)

Passed | 106 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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To prevent a libel case against the paper, a reporter tries to compromise the reputation of a tycoon's slandered daughter.

Directors: Edward Buzzell, Buster Keaton, Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Van Johnson, Esther Williams, Lucille Ball, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 581

35. Broadway Rhythm (1944)

Approved | 115 min | Family, Music

6.0
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A reluctantly retired vaudevillian clashes with his producer son who thinks his father's entertainment is passe and audiences need something more sophisticated. Meanwhile the producer's father and sister secretly produce their own show.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: George Murphy, Ginny Simms, Charles Winninger, Gloria DeHaven

Votes: 203

36. Meet the People (1944)

Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.8
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A idealistic shipyard worker interests a beautiful Hollywood star in staging a musical tribute to the war industry, but they disagree on some important issues.

Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: Lucille Ball, Dick Powell, Virginia O'Brien, Bert Lahr

Votes: 308

37. Lucy Gets Lucky (1975 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.6
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Lucy Gets Lucky finds the wacky redhead pulling out all the stops in Las Vegas to see her favorite entertainer,'Dean Martin'. Lucy gets a job working at the MGM Grand casino and high stakes hijinks follow.

Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Lucille Ball, Dean Martin, Jackie Coogan, Bruce Gordon

Votes: 52

38. Lost in a Harem (1944)

Passed | 89 min | Comedy

6.6
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Two bumbling magicians help a Middle Eastern prince regain his rightful throne from his despotic uncle.

Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marilyn Maxwell, John Conte

Votes: 1,047

39. The Jim Nabors Hour (1968–1971)

60 min | Comedy, Music

6.4
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An hour long variety show hosted by Jim, and his Gomer Pyle co-stars.

Stars: Jim Nabors, Frank Sutton, Ronnie Schell, Karen Morrow

Votes: 41

40. Vacation Playhouse (1963–1967)

30 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime

7.9
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Summer replacement show featuring pilot programs that had not been sold.

Stars: Darryl Hickman, Dwayne Hickman, Pat Crowley, Soupy Sales

Votes: 28

41. Close-Up (1948)

76 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
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After his photo is accidentally taken, that someone will do everything in his power to get hold of the negative.

Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Alan Baxter, Virginia Gilmore, Richard Kollmar, Loring Smith

Votes: 81

42. No Time for Love (1943)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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An upper-class female reporter is (despite herself) attracted to a hulking laborer digging a tunnel under the Hudson River.

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Ilka Chase, Richard Haydn

Votes: 717

43. The Romance of Rosy Ridge (1947)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Janet Leigh makes an impressive debut alongside Van Johnson in this historical romance in which a farmer's daughter falls in love with a man who fought against her family in the Civil War. ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Van Johnson, Thomas Mitchell, Janet Leigh, Marshall Thompson

Votes: 434

44. Our Little Girl (1935)

PG | 65 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.7
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Don Middleton is so caught up with his work he neglects his wife Elsa. Lonely Elsa begins to spend more time with Don's best friend and they become attracted to one another. Don and Elsa ... See full summary »

Director: John S. Robertson | Stars: Shirley Temple, Rosemary Ames, Joel McCrea, Lyle Talbot

Votes: 386

45. Love Laughs at Andy Hardy (1946)

Passed | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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Andy Hardy goes to college after returning from World War II. He is in love with Kay Wilson this time.

Director: Willis Goldbeck | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Lewis Stone, Sara Haden, Bonita Granville

Votes: 521

46. The Yellow Cab Man (1950)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Pirdy is accident prone. He has been denied insurance from every company in town because he is always getting hit or hurt in some way. On the day that he meets the lovely Ellen of the ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Red Skelton, Gloria DeHaven, Walter Slezak, Edward Arnold

Votes: 432 | Gross: $2.60M

47. Duchess of Idaho (1950)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
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Ellen Hallet is in love with her playboy boss, Douglas Morrison, but is too timid to do anything about it. To help her, her roommate Chris decides to step in and devises a plan. Chris ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Esther Williams, Van Johnson, John Lund, Paula Raymond

Votes: 427

48. Love Thy Neighbor (1973)

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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Charlie Wilson and his wife Peggy are living in surburban Los Angeles when their neighborhood becomes integrated with the arrival of Ferguson and Jackie Bruce. The two couples become ... See full summary »

Stars: Ron Masak, Joyce Bulifant, Janet MacLachlan, Harrison Page

Votes: 19

49. Music in the Air (1934)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.0
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Constantly quarreling couple decide to try the jealousy angle when a naive young couple comes along.

Director: Joe May | Stars: Gloria Swanson, John Boles, Douglass Montgomery, June Lang

Votes: 912

50. Music for Millions (1944)

Passed | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.6
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Six year old "Mike" joins her sister Barbara Ainsworth who plays in a classical orchestra during WW II.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Margaret O'Brien, José Iturbi, June Allyson, Jimmy Durante

Votes: 457



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