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1. Family Guy (1999– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.1
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In a wacky Rhode Island town, a dysfunctional family strive to cope with everyday life as they are thrown from one crazy scenario to another.

Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

Votes: 286,900

2. The Lobster (2015)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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82 Metascore

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos | Stars: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Jessica Barden, Olivia Colman

Votes: 187,926 | Gross: $8.70M

3. Gattaca (1997)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.8
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64 Metascore

A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.

Director: Andrew Niccol | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Gore Vidal

Votes: 263,848 | Gross: $12.34M

4. How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, Lauren Bacall, David Wayne

Votes: 19,042

5. The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964)

G | 99 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.5
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Meek and mild mannered bookkeeper Henry Limpet has few passions in life. It's mid-1941 and he would love to join the Navy but has been rated 4F. His friend George Stickle is in the Navy and... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Don Knotts, Carole Cook, Jack Weston, Andrew Duggan

Votes: 4,509

6. Just Before Dawn (1981)

R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

6.2
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Five campers arrive in the mountains to examine some property they have bought, but are warned by Forest Ranger Roy McLean that a huge machete-wielding maniac has been terrorising the area.... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Lieberman | Stars: George Kennedy, Mike Kellin, Chris Lemmon, Gregg Henry

Votes: 4,625

7. Mr. Magoo (1997)

PG | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

4.0
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18 Metascore

The myopic millionaire defeats jewel smugglers in his usual bumbling manner.

Director: Stanley Tong | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Kelly Lynch, Matt Keeslar, Nick Chinlund

Votes: 13,561 | Gross: $21.38M

8. The Company (2007)

TV-14 | 47 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.8
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Real-life figures from the Cold War-era mix with a fictional story based on a group of C.I.A. operatives and their counterparts in the K.G.B., MI6, and the Mossad.

Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Alfred Molina, Michael Keaton, Rory Cochrane

Votes: 4,323

9. Hansel & Gretel (2002)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.1
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If you go down to the woods tonight be sure of the biggest surprise of your life! When Hansel and Gretel's wicked stepmother leads them into the dark forest, the children find themselves in... See full summary »

Director: Gary J. Tunnicliffe | Stars: Lynn Redgrave, Jacob Smith, Taylor Momsen, Delta Burke

Votes: 1,126 | Gross: $0.10M

10. Mister Magoo (1960–1961)

5 min | Animation, Comedy

6.5
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The wacky adventures of a nearly blind senior citizen with a great energy and sense of humor, who doesn't accept that he almost can't see, and whose imagination compensates when he drives ... See full summary »

Stars: Daws Butler, Benny Rubin, Jim Backus, Mel Blanc

Votes: 338

11. 1001 Arabian Nights (1959)

75 min | Animation, Fantasy

6.3
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Mr. Magoo's ancestor, Abdul Aziz Magoo, is the uncle of Aladdin, who falls in love with a princess.

Director: Jack Kinney | Stars: Jim Backus, Kathryn Grant, Dwayne Hickman, Hans Conried

Votes: 230

12. Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol (1962 TV Movie)

Approved | 53 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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An animated, magical, musical version of Dickens' timeless classic "A Christmas Carol." The nearsighted Mr. Magoo doesn't have a ghost of a chance as Ebenezer Scrooge, unless he learns the ... See full summary »

Director: Abe Levitow | Stars: Jim Backus, Morey Amsterdam, Jack Cassidy, Royal Dano

Votes: 2,273

13. The Fairy (2011)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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66 Metascore

A hotel clerk searches all over Le Havre for the fairy who made two of his three wishes come true before disappearing.

Directors: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, Bruno Romy | Stars: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, Bruno Romy, Philippe Martz

Votes: 2,210 | Gross: $0.04M

14. And the Oscar Goes To... (2014 TV Movie)

87 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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The history of the Academy Awards.

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Billy Crystal, Tom Hanks, Cher

Votes: 1,317

15. Kung Fu Magoo (2010)

TV-G | 79 min | Animation

4.9
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Join Mr. Magoo and his nephew, Justin, as they dodge giant robotic spiders and jetski ninjas on a kung fu-style adventure! When supervillian, Tan-Gu, invites the world's most notorious bad ... See full summary »

Director: Andrés Couturier | Stars: Cole Sprouse, Dylan Sprouse, Alyson Stoner, Chris Parnell

Votes: 112

16. The Most Wanted Man (1953)

Unrated | 85 min | Comedy

6.0
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Joe Calvert (Fernandel) is a nearsighted, friendly man who works as a clerk in a large department store, who gets into embarrassing situations when he isn't wearing his glasses. Since Joe ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Fernandel, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Louis Seigner, David Opatoshu

Votes: 234

17. The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo (1964–1965)

30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.4
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Animated series featuring Jim Backus's Mr. Magoo character in half-hour adaptations of classic stories for children. Praised by both critics and educators, and well-remembered by fans, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Jim Backus, Joan Gardner, Marvin Miller, Howard Morris

Votes: 523

18. Mr. Magoo in Sherwood Forest (1964)

Not Rated | 81 min | Animation, Family

7.8
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Join medieval Mr. Magoo, as Friar Tuck, along with Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men on an exciting (mis)adventure in Sherwood Forest! Whether fleeing from the Sherriff of Nottingham or ... See full summary »

Director: Abe Levitow | Star: Jim Backus

Votes: 12

19. Neumonía erótica y pasota (1981)

82 min | Comedy

4.6
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In the middle of the crisis of rapeseed oil, the protagonist of this peculiar film, contagious, appears a side effect the less curious: when she gets horny she turns into a pink monster, a kind of Incredible Hulk.

Director: Jaime Bayarri | Stars: Eva Lyberten, Joaquín Gómez, Pep Corominas, Andrea Albani

Votes: 28

20. Simitrio (1960)

90 min | Drama, Family

7.5
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An elderly teacher, who works in a rural school and is about to remain completely blind, has to support a group of rebellious and mischievous students.

Director: Emilio Gómez Muriel | Stars: José Elías Moreno, Javier Tejeda, Carlos López Moctezuma, Roberto Álvarez

Votes: 63

21. What's New, Mr. Magoo? (1977– )

30 min | Animation, Family

6.9
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The further misadventures of the lovable nearsighted curmudgeon.

Stars: Jim Backus, Bob Ogle, Casey Kasem, Hal Smith

Votes: 74

22. Billy the Kid in Santa Fe (1941)

Passed | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.0
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After being framed for murder, Billy escapes jail with the help of his pals Jeff and Fuzzy. They travel to Santa Fe where they meet up again with Joe Benson, the man paid by Barton to lie ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Bob Steele, Al St. John, Rex Lease, Marin Sais

Votes: 40

23. Uncle Sam Magoo (1970 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 60 min | Animation

7.5
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Mr. Magoo heads to Hollywood, where he tries to get a part in a movie.

Director: Abe Levitow | Stars: Jim Backus, Lennie Weinrib, Bob Holt, Patti Gilbert

Votes: 31

24. Le jour de gloire (1976)

94 min | Comedy, War

5.1
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Director: Jacques Besnard | Stars: Jean Lefebvre, Pierre Tornade, Darry Cowl, Jacques Marin

Votes: 101

25. Magoo's Puddle Jumper (1956)

6 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.3
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At a used car lot, Mr. Magoo is intent on buying a car for his nephew Waldo. He is slick talked into buying an old clunker thanks to a shifty salesman but he drives it off anyway. ... See full summary »

Director: Pete Burness | Stars: Jim Backus, Daws Butler

Votes: 232

26. Bungled Bungalow (1951)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.5
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The nearsighted Mr. Magoo turns crime buster and unknowingly puts Hot-House Harry, a most-wanted thief, into the arms of the law, but only after a series of misadventures, including lifting Magoo's house with Magoo inside.

Directors: Pete Burness, John Hubley | Star: Jim Backus

Votes: 29

27. Magoo's Glorious Fourth (1957)

Family, Animation, Short

5.9
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It's the Fourth of July and Mr. Magoo is ready to kick it off safely and sanely forbidding Waldo to set off any firecrackers. Instead, he opts to celebrate by planting flowers in his garden... See full summary »

Director: Pete Burness | Stars: Jim Backus, Jerry Hausner

Votes: 25

28. Terror Faces Magoo (1959)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.8
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Mr. Magoo is watching a TV program named "Home Roam" which examines the homes of various families and subsequently learns that he and Waldo have been scheduled to air on tonight's broadcast... See full summary »

Directors: Jack Goodford, Chris K. Ishii | Stars: Jim Backus, Daws Butler

Votes: 39

29. Skirt Shy (1929)

20 min | Comedy, Short

5.2
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Harry must pose as a woman to help the women he works for get a marriage proposal.

Directors: Charley Rogers, Fred Guiol | Stars: Harry Langdon, May Wallace, Tom Ricketts, Judith Barrett

Votes: 36

30. Magoo's Private War (1957)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.1
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The near-sighted Mr. McGoo takes his duties as an Air Raid Warden, in the civil-defense, cold-war/iron curtain days of the 1950s, seriously. When he stumbles across the premiere of a new ... See full summary »

Director: Rudy Larriva | Stars: Jim Backus, Daws Butler

Votes: 25

31. When Magoo Flew (1954)

6 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

6.4
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Mr. Magoo sets off to go to the movies but goes to an airport by mistake and gets on a plane thinking it to be a theater. Little does Magoo know the man he is sitting next to is actually a ... See full summary »

Director: Pete Burness | Stars: Jim Backus, Jerry Hausner

Votes: 308

32. Magoo Goes Skiing (1954)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.5
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Mr. Magoo and his nephew Waldo are vacationing at a ski lodge in the Swiss Alps. Magoo is intent on braving the slopes while Waldo tries to flirt with a pretty girl he meets up with. ... See full summary »

Director: Pete Burness | Stars: Jim Backus, Jerry Hausner

Votes: 32

33. Physics in Your Life (2004 Video)

1,080 min | Documentary

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Professor Richard Wolfson, with experience in teaching science to non-scientists, lectures about the physics of everyday life.

Director: Jon Leven | Stars: Richard Wolfson, Alisha Reay, Candice Ulbrich

34. Trouble Indemnity (1950)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.6
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An insurance salesman enters Magoo's house hoping to make a sale. Magoo refuses but the salesman is eventually able to sell Magoo some by posing as one of Magoo's old college chums. Magoo ... See full summary »

Directors: Pete Burness, John Hubley | Stars: Jim Backus, Jerry Hausner

Votes: 83

35. Magoo's Young Manhood (1958)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

4.9
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In a flashback Mr. Magoo thinks back in time to the Gay 90's when he was a young man, and just as myopic then as in the 1950s. He makes a bet with a friend that he can get a date with a ... See full summary »

Director: Pete Burness | Stars: Jim Backus, Jerry Hausner

Votes: 16

36. Sloppy Jalopy (1952)

6 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.4
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Mr. Magoo heads to a used car lot hoping to buy Waldo a new car for his birthday promising Waldo, "I'll be back with a little surprise for you". The crooked car salesman notices how myopic ... See full summary »

Director: Pete Burness | Stars: Jim Backus, Jerry Hausner

Votes: 33

37. The Dog Snatcher (1952)

Approved | 6 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.2
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Mr. Magoo's dog is threatened by the dog catcher (who Magoo takes for a policeman). He's given until noon to license it. As he's preparing to leave, a circus goes by; he hitches a ride in a... See full summary »

Director: Pete Burness | Star: Jim Backus

Votes: 36

38. Calling Doctor Magoo (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.2
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When Rodney, a friend of the nearsighted Mr. Magoo, goes to the hospital, Mr. Magoo decides to visit him and to take along some of his cure-all, homemade elixir. But he makes a wrong turn ... See full summary »

Director: Pete Burness | Stars: Jim Backus, Jerry Hausner

Votes: 21

39. Inside Magoo (1960)

15 min | Animation, Short

6.8
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Directors: Abe Levitow, John F. Becker | Stars: Marvin Miller, Stephen Bosustow, Jim Backus, Jeff Corey

Votes: 17

40. Magoo's Lodge Brother (1959)

Approved | 6 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.8
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Near-sighted Mr. Magoo is on his way to his lodger-convention and latches onto a robber, whom he thinks is his room-mate. He winds up in the den of the thief thinking he is in his ... See full summary »

Director: Rudy Larriva | Stars: Jim Backus, Jerry Hausner

Votes: 18

41. Magoo Saves the Bank (1957)

Approved | Family, Animation, Short

6.8
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The near-sighted Mr. Magoo, on his way to make a bank deposit, boards a race-track bound bus instead. Mistaking the betting windows for tellerwindows, he keeps making and winning bets on ... See full summary »

Director: Pete Burness | Stars: Jim Backus, Daws Butler

Votes: 19

42. Merry Minstrel Magoo (1959)

Passed | 6 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.5
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Magoo's nephew, Waldo, is watching Tarzan on TV. Magoo thinks Waldo is watching a talent show and, convinced he can do better than the other contestants, volunteers to go on the show with ... See full summary »

Director: Rudy Larriva | Stars: Jim Backus, Daws Butler

Votes: 15

43. Success (1931)

17 min | Short, Comedy

5.9
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Elmer proposes to Molly, but she says he needs her fathers permission. He wants Elmer to become a ballplayer, but his eyesight keeps getting him into trouble. Elmer also needs a new pair of glasses.

Director: Alfred J. Goulding | Stars: Jack Haley, Helen Lynd, Phil Silvers, John Hamilton

Votes: 37

44. Bwana Magoo (1959)

Approved | Family, Animation, Short

5.9
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Mr. Magoo and his nephew, Waldo, are on safari in Africa with Magoo up to his usual near sighted tricks mistaking alligators for stepping stones and telling jokes to a pack of laughing ... See full summary »

Director: Tom McDonald | Stars: Jim Backus, Jerry Hausner

Votes: 23

45. The Explosive Mr. Magoo (1958)

Approved | Family, Animation, Short

6.2
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Mr. Magoo opens his newspaper and when he comes across an ad for bowling, he mistakes it for an alcohol ad using a picture of himself to endorse it. Furious, he heads to the newspaper ... See full summary »

Director: Pete Burness | Stars: Jim Backus, Daws Butler, June Foray, Jerry Hausner

Votes: 24

46. Fuddy Duddy Buddy (1951)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.8
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Looking for a tennis opponent at the swanky Outstretched Palms Hotel, Mr. Magoo mistakes a walrus for a fellow guest and takes him onto the court.

Director: John Hubley | Star: Jim Backus

Votes: 52

47. Grizzly Golfer (1951)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.1
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Golfing in the Ozarks, Mr. Magoo mistakes a bear for his nephew and caddy, Waldo, while the strangers are watched by a pair of suspicious mountain people armed with rifles.

Director: Pete Burness | Stars: Jim Backus, Jerry Hausner

Votes: 32

48. Meet Mother Magoo (1956)

Approved | Family, Animation, Short

6.6
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Mr. Magoo brings in his mail opening up a flyer for a store's "83rd Anniversary Sale". Magoo thinks that the flyer is a letter from his mother about her "83rd birthday" and begins to worry ... See full summary »

Director: Pete Burness | Stars: Jim Backus, Pat Carroll

Votes: 22

49. Bat Eyes (2012)

11 min | Short, Drama

6.2
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The confusion of first love, sexual awakening and the poetry of W.B. Yeats explored.

Director: Damien Power | Stars: David Cuthbertson, Shaun Robert Foley, Ben James, Mia Morrissey

Votes: 45

50. Safety Spin (1953)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.5
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The near-sighted Mr. Magoo (voice of Jim Backus) decides it is time for him to renew his drivers' license. Trust to form, he heads for the motor vehicle bureau but winds up at a maternity hospital.

Director: Pete Burness | Stars: Jim Backus, Jerry Hausner

Votes: 21



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