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1. House (2004–2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery

8.7
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An antisocial maverick doctor who specializes in diagnostic medicine does whatever it takes to solve puzzling cases that come his way using his crack team of doctors and his wits.

Stars: Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard, Jesse Spencer

Votes: 398,523

2. Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1996–2003)

TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.6
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When a sixteen-year-old high school student finds out she's a witch, her two aunts offer guidance on how to control her newly-discovered magical powers.

Stars: Melissa Joan Hart, Caroline Rhea, Beth Broderick, Nick Bakay

Votes: 32,797

3. Family Matters (1989–1998)

TV-G | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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The Winslow family deal with various misadventures, many of them caused by their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel.

Stars: Reginald VelJohnson, Jaleel White, Kellie Shanygne Williams, Darius McCrary

Votes: 23,609

4. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.3
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The goings-on in the life of a successful African-American family.

Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 30,335

5. How High (2001)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.3
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29 Metascore

Two guys by the name of Silas and Jamal decided to one day smoke something magical, which eventually helps them to ace their college entrance exam.

Director: Jesse Dylan | Stars: Method Man, Redman, Obba Babatundé, Mike Epps

Votes: 51,980 | Gross: $31.16M

6. MADtv (1995–2016)

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

7.2
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A sketch comedy show based on the seminal Mad Magazine.

Stars: Michael McDonald, Debra Wilson, Aries Spears, Bobby Lee

Votes: 9,465

7. Carol's Second Act (2019–2020)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

5.6
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Retired teacher Carol Kenney begins a second career as a doctor.

Stars: Patricia Heaton, Ito Aghayere, Lucas Neff, Jean-Luc Bilodeau

Votes: 1,583

8. A Haunted House (2013)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.0
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20 Metascore

Malcolm and Kisha move into their dream home, but soon learn a demon also resides there. When Kisha becomes possessed, Malcolm - determined to keep his sex life on track - turns to a priest, a psychic, and a team of ghost-busters for help.

Director: Michael Tiddes | Stars: Marlon Wayans, Essence Atkins, Marlene Forte, David Koechner

Votes: 42,399 | Gross: $40.04M

9. The IMDb Show (2017– )

13 min | Talk-Show

6.0
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"The IMDb Show" is here to help you dive deeper into the shows and movies you love and discover new ones you won't be able to stop watching.

Stars: Tim Kash, Kerri Doherty, Alex Logan, Kevin Smith

Votes: 1,592

10. Smart Guy (1997–1999)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.4
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Ten-year-old genius (Tahj Mowry) has skipped six grades into high school. This incredible promotion somewhat aggravates his teenage siblings.

Stars: Tahj Mowry, John Marshall Jones, Jason Weaver, Omar Gooding

Votes: 4,324

11. Ambitions (2019– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama

4.8
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A woman moves to a new city and finds herself going head to head with the town's most powerful and deceitful players.

Stars: Brian White, Robin Givens, Kendrick Cross, Brely Evans

Votes: 441

12. The Great Indoors (2016–2017)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

6.2
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An adventure reporter must adapt to the times when he becomes the boss to a group of millennials in the digital department of the magazine.

Stars: Joel McHale, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chris Williams, Susannah Fielding

Votes: 3,070

13. Saved by the Bell: The College Years (1993–1994)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Zack, Screech, and Slater are all college students now. They are struggling to adapt to college life and facing rough times, sometimes thanks in part to R.A. Mike Rogers and Prof. Jeremiah ... See full summary »

Stars: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Tiffani Thiessen, Dustin Diamond, Mario Lopez

Votes: 4,018

14. House of Payne (2006– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

3.5
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A multi-generational family lives together under one roof.

Stars: LaVan Davis, Cassi Davis, Lance Gross, Allen Payne

Votes: 5,667

15. A Haunted House 2 (2014)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy

4.7
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17 Metascore

Having exorcised the demons of his ex, Malcolm is starting fresh with his new girlfriend and her two children. After moving into their dream home, however, Malcolm is once again plagued by bizarre paranormal events.

Director: Michael Tiddes | Stars: Marlon Wayans, Jaime Pressly, Cedric the Entertainer, Essence Atkins

Votes: 19,122 | Gross: $17.33M

16. Moesha (1996–2001)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.7
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A teenager struggles to come to terms with everything life throws at her.

Stars: Brandy Norwood, William Allen Young, Marcus T. Paulk, Lamont Bentley

Votes: 2,920

17. The Class (2006–2007)

22 min | Comedy, Romance

7.7
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A 27-year-old is reunited with his childhood friends.

Stars: Andrea Anders, Jon Bernthal, Lizzy Caplan, Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Votes: 4,482

18. Deliver Us from Eva (2003)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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46 Metascore

Eva doesn't let her 3 sisters' men push them around. She's always butting in. How to pacify Eva? Find her a man. The men pay a playboy to be that man. The problem is - he falls in love with Eva.

Director: Gary Hardwick | Stars: Gabrielle Union, LL Cool J, Essence Atkins, Duane Martin

Votes: 6,321 | Gross: $17.33M

19. The Wayans Bros. (1995–1999)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.2
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The wacky escapades of brothers Shawn and Marlon Williams, along with their wise but eccentric father.

Stars: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, John Witherspoon, Anna Maria Horsford

Votes: 4,200

20. Marlon (2017–2018)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

7.0
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A loving (but immature) father with a larger-than-life personality is committed to co-parenting his two kids with his very-together ex-wife but for Marlon family really always does come first - even if he's the biggest kid of all.

Stars: Marlon Wayans, Essence Atkins, Bresha Webb, Diallo Riddle

Votes: 3,136

21. Dance Flick (2009)

PG-13 | 83 min | Action, Comedy, Music

3.5
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40 Metascore

Street dancer Thomas Uncles is from the wrong side of the tracks, but his bond with the beautiful Megan White might help the duo realize their dreams as they enter in the mother of all dance battles.

Director: Damien Dante Wayans | Stars: Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Shoshana Bush, Damon Wayans Jr.

Votes: 11,520 | Gross: $25.62M

22. The Parent 'Hood (1995–1999)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

6.8
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A college professor copes with contemporary fatherhood.

Stars: Robert Townsend, Suzzanne Douglas, Reagan Gomez-Preston, Curtis Williams

Votes: 904

23. A Black Lady Sketch Show (2019– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

7.1
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A half-hour sketch comedy written by and starring Robin Thede.

Stars: Robin Thede, Quinta Brunson, Gabrielle Dennis, Ashley Nicole Black

Votes: 1,036

24. Wonder Pets! (2005– )

TV-Y | 22 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.3
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Each episode followed the adventures of three classroom pets - Linny the Guinea Pig (Sofie Zamchick), Ming-Ming Duckling (Danica Lee), and Turtle Tuck (Teala Dunn) - who travel around the ... See full summary »

Stars: Teala Dunn, Sofie Zamchick, Danica Lee, Hayden Hunter

Votes: 1,240

25. Are We There Yet? (2010–2012)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

5.4
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Based on the hit film, centers on the blended Kingston-Persons of Seattle facing the challenges of everyday life in a new blended family.

Stars: Shad Moss, Keesha Sharp, Essence Atkins, Teala Dunn

Votes: 1,434

26. Half & Half (2002–2006)

30 min | Comedy

6.9
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Mona and Dee Dee are half-sisters who share the same father. They are completely unlike each other, but they live in the same apartment building, so disagreements are common.

Stars: Essence Atkins, Rachel True, Chico Benymon, Valarie Pettiford

Votes: 1,252

27. Promised Land (1996–1999)

60 min | Drama

6.9
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When Russell Greene loses his job, he decides to go on the road with his family. So he gathers his wife, Claire, his son, Josh, his daughter, Dinah, his mother, Hattie, and his nephew, ... See full summary »

Stars: Gerald McRaney, Wendy Phillips, Austin O'Brien, Sarah Schaub

Votes: 513

28. The John Larroquette Show (1993–1996)

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Television sitcom about a recovering alcoholic who becomes the manager of a big city bus station. The tragicomic theme of the show is perhaps summed up best by an old carnival sign that now... See full summary »

Stars: John Larroquette, Liz Torres, Daryl Mitchell, Chi McBride

Votes: 837

29. Illicit (2017)

120 min | Thriller

4.9
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A couple finds out that starting a extra marital affair is a lot easier to do than ending one when they both are seduced into outside situations.

Director: Corey Grant | Stars: David Ramsey, Shireen Crutchfield, McKinley Freeman, Michele Weaver

Votes: 176

30. Open (2020 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama

Cameron and Wren have had an open marriage for the last 3 years. They set rules as boundaries to assure a healthy open relationship, however they quickly learn that rules applied to the art of emotion will often be broken.

Director: Cas Sigers-Beedles | Stars: Essence Atkins, Kerri J. Baldwin, Matt Cedeño, Franceli Chapman

31. Malibu Shores (1996)

60 min | Drama

6.6
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When students from upper crust Malibu mix with ones from working class San Fernando Valley, they discover that certain issues cut across class boundaries.

Stars: Keri Russell, Tony Lucca, Christian Campbell, Katie Wright

Votes: 227

32. My Other Mother (2014 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama

6.0
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When gruff and independent Candy meets her angry and stubborn birth mother, can the two open their hearts to each other?

Director: Stan Foster | Stars: Essence Atkins, Lynn Whitfield, Jasmine Guy, Angie Stone

Votes: 108

33. Made in Hollywood (2005– )

60 min | Talk-Show

4.3
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"MADE IN HOLLYWOOD", is an inventive behind-the-screen entertainment news, headline; magazine-styled series, featuring exclusive celebrity interviews with Hollywood's premiere talent. There... See full summary »

Stars: Kylie Erica Mar, Julie L. Harkness, Patrick Stinson, Rahsan-Rahsan Lindsay

Votes: 267

34. Battle Scars (I) (2015)

TV-MA | 94 min | Drama, War

5.5
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Battle Scars examines the war experience as well as the wrenching change many veterans face on returning home. Luke Stephens (Zane Holtz) shows up on his brother Nicky (Ryan Eggold)'s ... See full summary »

Director: Danny Buday | Stars: Zane Holtz, Heather McComb, Fairuza Balk, David James Elliott

Votes: 174

35. Love for Sale (2008)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.3
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Love for Sale is a romantic comedy about Trey (Jackie Long), a twenty-something delivery guy that can't seem to catch a break. Trey's whole life is in shambles- no money for college, girls ... See full summary »

Director: Russ Parr | Stars: Jackie Long, Jason Weaver, Mya, Melyssa Ford

Votes: 294

36. Football Wives (2007 TV Movie)

Drama

5.3
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A look at the lives of women married to professional football players. Based on the ITV series "Footballers' Wives."

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Lucy Lawless, Kiele Sanchez, Gabrielle Union, Eddie Cibrian

Votes: 183

37. Sister Code (2015)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.6
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After the death of their mother, three foster sisters - the shrewd business woman, the free spirit, and the caregiver - find themselves fighting for their individual dreams and fighting each other in this tale of love, lust, and tragedy.

Director: Corey Grant | Stars: Amber Rose, Eva Marcille, Drew Sidora, Marcus T. Paulk

Votes: 361

38. Dysfunctional Friends (2012)

Not Rated | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

5.0
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Nine estranged friends are reunited after their larger than life friend unexpectedly dies. The friends who haven't seen each other in years are all forced to stay at their deceased friends ... See full summary »

Director: Corey Grant | Stars: Stacey Dash, Wesley Jonathan, Jason Weaver, Reagan Gomez-Preston

Votes: 784 | Gross: $0.01M

39. Love Song (2000 TV Movie)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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A privileged, black college student with a fiance falls in love with a white musician she meets on her 21st birthday.

Director: Julie Dash | Stars: Monica, Christian Kane, Essence Atkins, Vanessa Bell Calloway

Votes: 769

40. Preacher's Kid (2010)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.1
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Tired of being a Preacher's daughter and longing to experience more of life, 20-something ANGIE KING strikes out on her own for the very first time and joins a traveling gospel show.

Director: Stan Foster | Stars: LeToya Luckett-Walker, Durrell 'Tank' Babbs, Tammy Townsend, Carlos Davis

Votes: 760 | Gross: $0.51M

41. Same Difference (2019)

TV-14 | 87 min | Mystery

7.2
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As Tonya Keating grapples with the innate knowledge that her death is imminent, she is compelled to let go of the past and reconcile with her estranged twin sister.

Director: Derege Harding | Stars: Essence Atkins, Terrence Jenkins, Edwina Findley Dickerson, Demetrius Shipp Jr.

Votes: 12

42. Love, Inc. (2005–2006)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Romance

4.5
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A successful dating consultant (Philipps) can't seem to find love for herself.

Stars: Busy Philipps, Vince Vieluf, Reagan Gomez-Preston, Ion Overman

Votes: 279

43. Sister Circle (2017– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Talk-Show

7.0
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Sister Circle is a daily talk show that empowers and inspires black woman to live their best life by tackling relationships, parenting, fitness, and personal finance issues.

Stars: Summer Jackson, Tamika Scott, Daneille Dani. Canada, Jennifer Caudle

Votes: 24

44. The D.L. Hughley Show (2019– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Talk-Show

6.2
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A late-night talk show hosted by D.L. Hughley with co-host Jasmine Sanders that covers headlining news, politics, culture trends and issues impacting the African-American community with raw... See full summary »

Stars: D.L. Hughley, Jasmine Sanders, Geoff Brown, J. Mandyam

Votes: 29

45. Act Like You Love Me (2013)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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Kelly Lofton is a young, successful dentist who has all the material things a woman could ask for. However, Kelly has struggled to find time for love in her busy schedule, so when her ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Garcia | Stars: Essence Atkins, Christian Keyes, Denyce Lawton, Lynn Whitfield

Votes: 294

46. N-Secure (2010)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

3.4
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N-Secure is a no holds-barred thrilling drama mixed with murder, mayhem, and manipulation among affluent professionals. This film sheds light on a man's downfall from the pinnacles of ... See full summary »

Director: David M. Matthews | Stars: Cordell Moore, Essence Atkins, Denise Boutte, Tempestt Bledsoe

Votes: 596 | Gross: $2.59M

47. Holiday Road Trip (2013 TV Movie)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.4
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Two feuding pet shop employees fall for each other while escorting a celebrity dog on a Christmas promotional tour.

Director: Fred Olen Ray | Stars: Ashley Scott, Patrick Muldoon, Kip Pardue, George Hamilton

Votes: 432

48. Girlfriends' Getaway (2014 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy

6.8
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A successful businesswoman has her life thrown into turmoil when her boyfriend unexpectedly ends their relationship and moves to another town.

Director: Roger M. Bobb | Stars: Garcelle Beauvais, Frances De Lancey, Essence Atkins, Brett Bengochea

Votes: 60

49. The Sin Choice (2020)

78 min | Drama

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Doug Stephens, a high profile defense attorney, has had a life full of infidelity, lies, and deceit. On the morning of the biggest case of his career, he suffers a fatal heart attack. Now ... See full summary »

Director: J. Horton | Stars: Essence Atkins, Robin Givens, Leon, Elise Neal

50. Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007– )

Talk-Show

4.1
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Up Close with Carrie Keagan are news, gossip and stories.

Stars: Carrie Keagan, Shark Firestone, Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone

Votes: 151



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