Featured List on Ranker http://ranker.com The Top Staff Favorites on Ranker http://ranker.com/img/skin2/logo.gif Most Viewed Lists on Ranker http://www.ranker.com Top Ranking lists, Most Popular Lists, Most Visited Lists <![CDATA[The Best Mark Wahlberg Characters of All Time]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-mark-wahlberg-characters/reference Mark Wahlberg characters list, ranked from best to worst along with movie clips when available. These roles are ordered by the number of votes they receive, so only the greatest roles played by Mark Wahlberg are at the top of the list. List items include Chris 'Izzy' Cole, Sergeant Dingam and many additional items as well. The ability to play any kind of role is what makes an actor or actress great, and the diversity of the characters listed below is a testament to that. This list includes both Mark Wahlberg movie and TV performances, so you don't have to choose between one or the other.

If you're asking yourself, "Who is the best Mark Wahlberg character?" or "What are the top Mark Wahlberg performances of all time?" then this list will help you out.

Do you think the best Mark Wahlberg performance isn't as high as it should be? Then vote it up so that it can be number one. You can also make your own version of this greatest Mark Wahlberg roles list by re-ranking it and putting it in your own order.
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<![CDATA[The Weirdest Small Towns in the United States]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/weird-american-small-towns/noah-henry

A post on Medium in May 2016 attempted to tackle a seemingly unanswerable question: what's the weirdest town in America? To do this, Lyman Stone used twenty different variables, including what percentage of each city's population was foreign-born, married, working, in the armed forces, etc. He then compared that data to national averages. What he found was that San Jose, CA, is the most bizarre town in the US. But though it may be demographically weird, San Jose doesn't hold a candle to these weird small towns in the United States.

Truth be told, there are thousands of weird US towns that didn't make this list, some of which include Hollywood, Portland, and Providence. The following, however, are notorious for their stark oddity. If you've ever wanted to travel America in search of the silliest, saddest, and most psychopathic of all the states, consider this a travel guide to the weirdest small towns in America.

The Weirdest Small Towns in the United States]]>
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<![CDATA[The Worst Project Runway Looks Ever]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/worst-project-runway-looks-ever/brigittenajarian

Project Runway is usually known for being a facilitator of unforgettable designs, but not always. This show is worth watching half the time just for the heinous fashion choices some designers choose to execute. The term "hot mess" has never been used more correctly or frequently in any given situation. 

Let's revisit these past looks and be thankful for the fact that we weren't the models who had to wear these outfits. Those poor girls (and man) may have been featured on national television, but at what cost? This is a memoriam to their dignity and the looks that should never have crossed the runway.

The Worst Project Runway Looks Ever]]>
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<![CDATA[The Best Movies Directed by Tim Burton]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/movies-and-films-directed-by-tim-burton/reference List of all movies directed by Tim Burton ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Tim Burton are listed here and include movie posters and Tim Burton movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Tim Burton as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Tim Burton movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Tim Burton film is can be factored into this list.

From Tim Burton's studio films to Tim Burton's independent films, this Tim Burton filmography keeps tabs on all Tim Burton movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

Movies include everything from Batman to Ed Wood.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Tim Burton direct?” or “who is Tim Burton?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Tim Burton?” and “what's a good selection of good Tim Burton movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Tim Burton films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Tim Burton works.

All Tim Burton director credits are included. This list of every movie that Tim Burton has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Tim Burton movie is and which actors starred in the Tim Burton film.

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<![CDATA[The Most Important Military Leaders in World History]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/most-important-military-leaders-in-the-world/mike-rothschild Military history has a few figures who didn't just win battles or campaigns, but changed the world and the destiny of their nations. From the earliest world conquerors, men who laid waste to the entire known world; to modern tactical geniuses using weapons that previous generations only dreamed of, these are the best military leaders, those who were known, feared and respected by both their people and their opponents.

Some of the best army generals in the world and best international army leaders are known even by people who know little else about military history. Others are less well-known but no less important. And every country in history has their own heroes, leaders who commanded forces in the battles that shaped their destiny. This list is far from comprehensive, and can never be, but attempts to find a cross-section of legendary warrior-kings, great strategists, modern innovators, and legendary blood and guts men and women who personally fought in combat.

Vote up the greatest military leaders below, and vote down the ones who might be overrated. Be sure to add other famous military leaders who aren't already listed to make the debate even more complete.

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<![CDATA[The Saddest Moments in Studio Ghibli Films]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/saddest-scenes-in-miyazaki-films/tamar-altebarmakian

Studio Ghibli has mastered a rare art. The studio makes meaningful, (mostly) family friendly, truthful films, a feat requiring tact, grace, and a cold, hard look at how the world works. Ghibli movies walk a fine line between whimsy and melancholy, more often than not blurring the two, providing a Spielbergian sense of joy counterweighed by a very Japanese sense of sadness and fatality regarding the fleeting qualities of life.

Studio Ghibli has given us some of the most uplifting moments in animated history, and also some of the most heart-breaking. The saddest Studio Ghibli scenes hit a variety of notes on the sad spectrum, from bittersweet to downright depressing.A few sad scenes in Studio Ghibli movies rival those from emotion-stirring powerhouse Pixar, which stands to reason, as Ghibli has always been willing to explore dark, adult subject matter, and doesn't shy away from not-so-fairy-tale endings.

Many of the sad Studio Ghibli movies on this list leave you feeling cold – films like Grave of the Fireflies, which is considered by many to be one of the saddest films of all time. Others, like Princess Mononoke and Pom Poko, will have you second guessing the future of our planet and human civilization. Yeah, seriously. It gets bleak. 

If you’re in need of a good cry, let the Ghibli masters take you to the uncharted depths of some of the lowest lows. And of course, MAJOR SPOILERS ahead for Studio Ghibli films. 

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<![CDATA[The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-childrens-cartoons-with-adult-humor/ranker-tv The absolute best children’s cartoons with adult humor, ranked from the most popular to the least based by the Ranker community. This list has the best children's cartoons that can be funny for adults too.

Oftentimes when kids are watching their favorite cartoons on TV, parents are watching too, or at least, forced to listen in. Fortunately for them, these cartoons have jokes for adults written into them, making them a little more tolerable for everyone involved. But which one is the most kid-and-adult-friendly? That's up for you to decide. Vote up your favorite cartoons that include the best adult humor, and vote down the ones that are more exclusive to kids. Don't see your favorite? Feel free to add it. 
The Best Children]]>
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<![CDATA[The Greatest Offensive Players in NBA History]]> http://www.ranker.com/crowdranked-list/the-greatest-offensive-players-in-nba-history- The greatest offensive players in NBA history are among some of the best athletes of all time as well as some of the best basketball players of all time. These elite basketball players are best known for putting points on the board as well as putting amazing plays on sports highlights reels.

Some of these players, like Michael Jordan and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, are obvious entries onto this list of the best offensive players ever in the NBA, but others are just now coming into their own like Steve Nash and Dirk Nowitzki. Whether the player you're voting for as top offensive player in NBA history is a current NBA player or already an NBA legend, this is the list to determine who the best offensive player ever really is.

What makes the best offensive players in NBA History? Who is the top offensive player in NBA history? Who are the best NBA offensive players ever? There's no slam dunk of an answer here, but this list of the NBA's best offensive players ever seeks to bring some clarity to the top offensive player debate. This is by no means a list of all the best offensive players in the NBA (since there are more that could be added every year) so make sure to add your favorite NBA offensive player to the list if he's not on there. That way, other fans can vote for your top NBA offensive player to move up the list of the greatest offensive players and into the #1 spot as the best offensive player in NBA history.

If this isn't enough NBA action for you, check out the best basketball dunk fails for a glimpse at the other side of basketball.
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<![CDATA[All 19 Star Trek Series & Movies, Ranked by Trekkies]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-star-trek-series-and-movies/aaron-edwards

After fifty years, six TV shows, and thirteen films… it’s safe to say Star Trek has become a fundamental pillar of our culture. The best Star Trek series make us reexamine ourselves and our society, which has been key to the franchise’s ability to stay in our hearts and minds after so many years. Really, Star Trek has the capacity to be just about any genre it wants: an exploration show, an action thriller, or a character piece. Anything works, as long as the writing and acting are good enough.

But sometimes… the quality of Star Trek varies. After all, with hundreds of episodes produced they can’t all be “City on the Edge of Forever.” Sometimes you get a “Threshold” or a “Spock’s Brain.” But which series are the best? And for that matter, how do they rank against the films? Well, now’s your chance to help us figure it out. Below, Trekkies ranked have every Star Trek series and movie ever released. Where do your favorites place? Check the list and vote for what you think are the best Star Trek series and movies!

All 19 Star Trek Series & Movies, Ranked by Trekkies]]>
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<![CDATA[The Best Miles Davis Albums of All Time]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-miles-davis-albums-list/reference Miles Davis is a maestro, a wizard and most importantly, one of the best jazz musicians of all time. And this is a crowd-voted list of the best Miles Davis albums, including pictures of the album covers, spanning every era of Miles, a musician who literally invented new genres of jazz. This Miles Davis discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Miles Davis albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Miles Davis singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Miles Davis album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Miles Davis album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular. If you want to know, "What is the Best Miles Davis album of all time?" or "What are the top Miles Davis albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Everything from the outright classic records Kind of Blue and Bitches Brew to divisive later-day records like Doo Bop is included on this list.This list of popular Miles Davis CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. Hail to the Dark Prince and bow to his genius! 
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<![CDATA[Times Tom Hanks Was Just as Cool as You Hope He'd Be]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/tom-hanks-was-the-best/lisa-waugh Tom Hanks is not just a man. He's not just an actor. He is, perhaps, one of the actual greatest guys on the planet. Seriously, he has Bill Murray levels of skill at showing up in unexpected places and doing delightful things. Besides playing some of cinema and television’s most enduring characters, nice Tom Hanks stories include ones where he posed with a passed out fan, taped an Emmy to the hood of a Mercedes, and got inducted into the Army Ranger Hall of Fame.
Tom Hanks good deeds also include returning a Fordham University student’s ID via Twitter, gifting the White House press corp with an espresso machine, and befriending an NYC cab driver. Tom Hanks is that good guy we can look to when other celebrities start disappointing us. He’s our rock. He’s good natured, charming, and fairly good at catching random soccer balls with Wilson’s face on them. He’ll jump into a Carly Rae Jepson music video. He’ll perform the perfect poetry slam about Full House. He’ll write “FU” on an autograph at a fan's request. And he’ll still have time to invent a typewriter app and make more movies.  

When Bill Murray isn’t around to invade someone’s engagement photos, we’ve got Tom Hanks making a super fan’s day by showing her scrapbook some genuine love. He is the standard for aspiring celebs everywhere, and seems genuinely grateful for all that he has.  

Tom Hanks will no doubt continue to fill the annals of history with good deeds and Hanksian antics. Here are some of the best moments so far. 

Times Tom Hanks Was Just as Cool as You Hope He]]>
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<![CDATA[The Best Comedy Central TV Shows]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/comedy-central-tv-shows-and-programs/voteable List of popular Comedy Central shows, ranked from best to worst. This list of the top current and cancelled Comedy Central TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best Comedy Central TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on Comedy Central, as this list covers the entire history of the network. This list is sorted by popularity, so the shows with the most votes are at the top of the list.

This list has shows like South Park and Futurama, as well as old Comedy Central Shows and canceled Comedy Central shows.

Although television fans in different locations grew up with Comedy Central on different channels, most of us got the same shows, so don't let your favorite Comedy Central TV shows sink to the bottom of the list! The list of top Comedy Central television shown below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the Comedy Central network, even ones that are no longer on the air.

You may want to copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share with your friends.
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<![CDATA[Every Single Exterminator Van Pun on Bob's Burgers So Far]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/bobs-burgers-exterminator-van-names/tvs-frank

Bob's Burgers is one of the most inventive and clever animated comedies of the decade, and this list highlights all the amazing exterminator van names from the opening credits throughout the show's first six seasons. The show's dedication to burger puns and wordplay are so pun-tastic (*cue Tina groan*) that Linda would probably want to sing a song about it.

Whether it's the daily specials in the restaurant, the rotating stores next door, or the wide variety of exterminator trucks that roll up in the opening credits, the Bob's Burgers writers are always willing to go for a quick joke that not everybody even notices.

You'll notice how the first season never changed the truck name, but thankfully after season two, the creators realized what a missed opportunity this was. What's your favorite? Vote up the funniest pst control vans from Bob's Burgers below!

Every Single Exterminator Van Pun on Bob]]>
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<![CDATA['90s Computer Games You Remember Playing in 3rd Grade]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/nostalgic-90s-computer-games/jacob-shelton

The early '90s were a great time for any kid who loved computer games. Computers were big, bulky, and slow, but the '90s computer games we ran on them were absolutely amazing. It’s hard to whittle down the best computer games from the 1990s because what we played at that age ingrained itself in our brains and became deeply personal.

Your favorite game from the early '90s might have been a weird bargain bin find from an electronics shop, or maybe it was an educational game that just happened to be super fun. 

Vote on the top ‘90s computer games you loved in elementary school. If you don’t see your favorite '90s game on the list, tell us what you loved to play in the comments. 

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<![CDATA[How Should Americans Protest if They Actually Want to Make a Difference?]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/accepted-forms-of-protest/jacob-shelton

Protesting has never been about being liked. Whether peaceful protests were being led by Dr. King, or furious protests were descending into leaderless, lawless riot, they’ve always been about sending a message. But in an age where everyone so desperately wants to be liked, acceptable forms of protest are now something that people are discussing. Running parallel to this is the need to appeal to everyone. How is that possible when the entire point of a protest is to air a grievance in the hope of creating a systemic change?

These days in particular, seemingly every time someone protests - whether it's over racial bias in policing or the right to bear arms - whole swaths of America are offended by the very act of protesting.  So how are Americans protest in order to avoid being immediately written off by the very people they're hoping will rally to their cause?

Vote on the forms of political self-expression that are most likely to have a real impact on policy in America today.

How Should Americans Protest if They Actually Want to Make a Difference?]]>
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<![CDATA[The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-bruce-springsteen-songs/voteable List of the best Bruce Springsteen songs, ranked by fans like you. For those who grew up in New Jersey, Bruce is nothing short of a god. Springsteen is a top-tier American songwriter who's been winning the hearts of fans and critics alike for decades. He's equally well-known for his marathon live performances and fiery working class anthems. 

This list includes classic singles like "Born In the U.S.A." and "Born to Run," but diehard fans know there are tons of other great Springsteen songs to vote on besides the radio hits. Music videos and audio videos are included next to each song name, so if you haven't heard it you can listen to it right here on this page. Is your favorite Bruce Springsteen songs missing from this poll? Add it so it has a chance to rise to the top. Don't like the order of this list? Then make Bruce proud and stick it to the man by creating your own version and re-ranking it. Simply click the "Rerank List" button and you can put the songs in whatever order you like.

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<![CDATA[The Best Bill Murray Movies]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/bill-murray-movies-and-films-and-filmography/reference The best Bill Murray movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Bill Murray got his start at Second City in Chicago before joining the cast of Saturday Night Live and going on to star in classic comedies. Bill Murray's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world.

The order of this list of top Bill Murray movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Bill Murray movies will be at the top of the list. Bill Murray has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Bill Murray movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Bill Murray films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Bill Murray role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Bill Murray performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

With films ranging from Caddyshack to Lost in Translation, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

What are the best Bill Murray movies? What are the greatest Bill Murray roles of all time? If you are a fan of Murray's sense of humor, you might also enjoy our list of best Dan Aykroyd movies and best John Candy movies.

The Best Bill Murray Movies]]>
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<![CDATA[The Best TV Shows Based on Movies]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-tv-shows-based-on-movies/ranker-tv List of the best TV shows based on movies. Here are the rankings of the top television series that all began with a film. When a story is so never-ending and epic, it is often perfect for a franchise. Books, remakes, and cross-overs between film and television. "M*A*S*H" is one of those rare instances of the film and television show both being perfect -- although "The Odd Couple" might fit that description. Did you know "Friday Night Lights" was a movie before a hit TV show? And what about all the animated ones like "RoboCop" and "Clerks?" "Teen Wolf" is now MTV's number one scripted series and it evolved from a feature film. These are the greatest movies-turned-TV-shows in the history of entertainment. With "Parenthood" also on the air, it is time to look back at the best TV series that are based on movies that have ever graced both screens.
The Best TV Shows Based on Movies]]>
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<![CDATA[The Best Skittles Flavors]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/skittles-flavors/ranker-food "Taste the rainbow." That's the tagline for Skittles, one of the most popular candy brands currently on the market. These sweet and tart little candies are known for their hard sugar shells and chewy interiors, and come in a wide range of fruity flavors. A few top Skittles flavors mimic the flavors of other treats, like smoothies or chocolates. A few types of Skittles feature tart and sour tastes in a variety of flavors.

What kinds of candies will you find on this list of the best Skittles flavors? Many consumers still love Skittles Original bite-sized candies over all other types. This classic candy was first available in United States stores in 1979. But the classic treat has changed a bit over the years – the Original Skittles' green candy was lime flavored and now it's green apple.

For those who like a sweet candy that also freshens your breath, Fresh Mint Skittles is a great choice. Other good options featured on this top Skittles flavors list include Skittles Riddles, Crazy Core Skittles and Wild Berry Skittles.

Which Skittles flavor is your favorite? Give your favorite sweet treats a thumbs up to move them to the top of the list, and add any Skittles varieties that are missing.
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<![CDATA[What Is Donald Trump Hiding in His Tax Returns?]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/donald-trump-tax-returns/jacob-shelton

Like a circus performer holding onto a tight rope for dear life, Donald Trump has found one more non-issue to hold onto during the 2016 presidential election. Donald Trump's taxes have become a sticking point for people across the political spectrum: Hillary’s people and classic conservatives want them released, alt-righters are cheering on Trump for refusing to release his tax returns, and regular Americans are trying to figure out what all of this means, and more importantly, what's in Donald Trump's tax returns? Wild theories abound, and while it’s likely that the craziest ideas probably aren’t true, there’s still a possibility that Trump is hiding a few damning tax practices in his IRS returns.

Why won't Donald Trump releases his tax returns? The real answer is probably closer to “he’s a smug, rich bully who doesn’t think rules apply to him,” but it would be a lot more fun (and less depressing) if his tax returns were full of donations from Russia and North Korea. For Donald Trump, tax returns present the problem of exposing him for the huckster that he truly is. If he’s really as wealthy as he says, he would have released his returns months ago and not thought twice about the issue. Or maybe he’s worried that the American people will feel inadequate when we see how much money he really makes.

Vote up the things in Trump’s tax returns that you think he wants to keep quiet, and if you think there’s something nefarious hiding in The Donald’s tax returns not covered here – tell everyone in the comments.

What Is Donald Trump Hiding in His Tax Returns?]]>
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<![CDATA[Dancing with the Stars Contestants Chosen Solely to Make Fools of Themselves]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/dancing-with-the-stars-embarrassments/zachary-benau

Dancing with the Stars has had some pretty horrific dancers over the years. Who could forget Jeff Ross leaving the show when he somehow injured his eye? Or Kenny Mayne as possibly one of the worst dancers in history? You have to wonder if some of these celebrities were chosen just to embarrass themselves. However these bad Dancing with the Stars contestants ended up on the show, it made for some great television.

Sometimes celebrities we think can dance surprise us with their two left feet and are absolutely awful. Oher stars like Jerry Springer and Steve Wozniak - for whom we have the lowest of low expectations - are chosen solely to go up there and make fools of themselves. Which other stars were only cast for audience laughs? Vote up the stars who were not only dreadful dancers, but were really only there to humiliate themselves in Prime Time.

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<![CDATA[Long-Awaited Sequels That Were Most Worth the Wait]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/long-awaited-sequels-that-were-worth-the-wait/jtdesaulnier A list of cinematic sequels that hit theaters after long stretches of franchise inactivity, with the best and worst ranked by savvy movie buffs. Hollywood sometimes has a hard time continuing a series, even one that sounds like a guaranteed blockbuster. With films that take forever to get made, all those years spent in development hell can heighten hype as well as the potential for spectacular flops. 

Jurassic World arrives more than two decades after the original and just shy of 15 years after the last Jurassic Park, and all that time riding the proverbial bench means outsized expectations like those that accompanied long-delayed chapters like Toy Story 3, Mad Max: Fury Road, and, of course, The Godfather: Part III

This kind of film is like running into an old friend you haven't seen in years: either you're reminded of all the good times you shared or you're embarrassed to have ever been associated with them. So where do these sometimes classic and occasionally notorious movies that really took their sweet time coming to theaters rank when stacked against each other?

Vote up the sequels that were worth the wait, vote down each film that dashed hopes and brought shame to the originals. Your votes will make it clear which franchises aged like fine wines and which sequels arrived way after their expiration dates.

Long-Awaited Sequels That Were Most Worth the Wait]]>
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<![CDATA[The Best Blues Artists of All Time]]> http://www.ranker.com/crowdranked-list/the-best-blues-artists-of-all-time Whether you like Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson, or that bluesy broad Etta James, there's now denying they're all some of the most famous blues musicians of all time. This list of blues singers, ranks the best blues music artists, singers, and musicians, and has been voted on and ranked by blues fans worldwide. Add your own list or vote on the top blues artist in history here. These best blues singers are known for their great voices and music that will stand the test of time.

Note that this ranking is for blues artists only - no best blues/blues rock bands here. Many of the greatest bluesmen, old blues singers, and female blues artists are sadly no longer with us, but their legacies live on, often in rock artists who sold millions more records with versions of classic blues songs written by these great blues legends.

Who are the greatest blues artists? These are best blues musicians the world has to offer, from the Mississippi Delta to the streets of Chicago, Detroit, and even London. Make sure to vote for the musicians you consider to be the top blues artists of all time.
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<![CDATA[Everything That Sucks About the NFL]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/worst-things-about-the-nfl/zachary-benau

NFL football is the most popular sport in America, but that doesn't mean there aren't things about it that suck. Every Sunday, Americans are glued to their TVs watching football, but unless you're watching NFL RedZone, which costs a fortune, you're probably watching a commercial or footage of a bunch of guys in uniform standing around waiting. That's because in a football game, there are only 11 minutes of action. Even the biggest football fans can agree there are plenty of reasons the NFL sucks.

For starters, commissioner Roger Goodell makes more than $30 million a year in salary. That seems a tad high for someone who seems to never do anything right. The rules are probably the least clear of any of the major sports, and it's certainly the most dangerous sport in the US. And these are just a few of the NFL complaints every football fan has. 

Here are things about the NFL that suck. Vote up the ones you think suck the hardest (and not in a good way). 

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<![CDATA[The Best Southern Dishes]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-southern-dishes/samantha-dillinger Head on down south of the Mason-Dixon Line, y'all, and make yourself at home!  The best Southern dishes are a combination of sweet dishes, savory dishes, and the best Creole cooking in the world. Some of the best pies, the tastiest fried foods, and the guiltiest pleasures in food have their origins in Southern cuisine, and this list of greatest dishes from the South lets you vote on which of the tasty regional treats are the best.

Think there's nothing better than biscuits and gravy? Love the spicy kick of some jambalaya? Ready to let loose on some key lime pie? You're at no loss for great Cajun delights and delicious Creole specialties on this list of Southern food favorites. If you don't see one of your favorite Southern dishes in the mix, make sure to add it so others can get to know (and taste), the best of Southern cooking.

What are the best Creole dishes? What are the top Cajun specialties? What are the best foods from the South? You'll find some great Southern foods to love on this list of food specialties from the South. Just try not to get too hungry looking at it!
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<![CDATA[The Best Pokemon to Choose as Your Buddy in Pokemon Go]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-buddy-pokemon-go/jacob-shelton

Pokemon Go finally released the long-rumored buddy system for their revolutionary augmented reality game and it’s even better than anyone thought it would be. Basically you can choose one Pokemon to be your buddy while you’re walking the streets looking for gyms to take over, and while you’re walking your buddy earns candy that allows them to evolve. Neat! But what’s the best buddy for Pokemon Go? That really depends on what you want to accomplish with your buddy. Do you want to build up one buddy to be the baddest buddy on the block? Or do you want to spread the love and make every Pokemon your best Pokemon Go buddy? Maybe you just love Jigglypuff and will hear no other ideas. As with all things in life, the choice is up to you.

Everyone who plays Pokemon Go has a favorite pocket monster whose evolutions they like to witness time and time again, so obviously you already know which are going to be your best buddies in Pokemon Go. But there is a strategy to choosing something to be your buddy. Thankfully you’re not stuck with one Pokemon as your buddy for the duration of the game and you can switch it up as you see fit. But it still begs the question, which Pokemon should be your buddy?

Vote up the best Pokemon to use as your buddy, and if you don’t see your preferred mon of poke on this list, feel free to add them for others to consider as a PokePal.

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<![CDATA[The Grossest Facts About Bodily Functions & Waste in Space]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/waste-and-bodily-functions-in-space/debra-heather Maybe you think Porta Potties are gross, or refuse to use public restrooms at all, because ick. But have you ever thought about how astronauts deal with waste and other bodily functions in space? Disposing of human waste in space is an entirely different state of affairs than here on Earth - and some of the facts on this list will make even the nastiest public bathroom look like a palace. The human body works a lot differently when not subject to Earth's gravity, meaning that even sneezing and sweating becomes much more complicated.

Waste disposal in space is essential, but without sewers, how is it done? What's the deal with peeing in space? What if you bleed? NASA and other international space agencies have solved all these problems in miraculous ways, but that doesn't mean they have made them any less gross. Which of these facts about bodily fluids and waste in space gross you out the most? Vote up the most disgusting things astronauts have to deal with.

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<![CDATA[Who's the Best Player in the Premier League?]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/who-and-_39_s-the-best-player-in-the-premier-league/clickon

Who is the best player in the English Premier League? Is it a crafty South American like Sergio Agüero or Alexis Sánchez? Perhaps the incomparable Zlatan Ibrahimovic or the world's most expensive player, Paul Pogba? Riyad Mahrez with his deadly left foot? Or maybe a net-minder like David de Gea?

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<![CDATA[The Best Attractions to Visit in Springfield]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/the-best-attractions-to-visit-in-springfield/analise.dubner Watch out, Utica: Springfield is a City On the...Grow! There are many, many fine and fun places to visit in Springfield. From amusement parks to cider mills to fantastic local areas like EthnicTown, Springfield has it all! Browse through what this great city and its many delightful bouroughs - such as Rats Nest, Bum Town, Crackton, Junkyville, Little Stockholm, Ethnictown, the Jewish Lower East Side, Pressboard Estates, and the flammable district - has to offer. If you see an attraction that's missing, feel free to add it... and vote for the places you most want to visit!
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<![CDATA[The Best West Coast Rappers]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/west-coast-hip-hop-bands-and-musicians/reference The golden age of hip hop is often associated with the East Coast - however, that doesn't mean that West Coast rappers were slouches. In fact, West Coast rap took the world by storm when it first rose to commercial and critical prominence at the end of the 1980s. Fierce and funky, West Coast rap was defined by lyrics that drew attention to the realities of west side street violence and drugs that not only caught on in the underground, but also achieved widespread acclaim as well. Mostly through the prolific work of California rappers, West Coast rap inspired a new sound and a new generation of West Coast rappers who continue to abide by the ethos set forth by the genre's initial artists.

So, who are the best West Coast rappers? Any respectable West Coast rappers list has to include legends like Tupac Shakur, members of N.W.A., (Ice Cube, Eazy-E and Dr. Dre), Snoop Dogg, Mac Dre, Warren G, Nate Dogg, and more recently, Kendrick Lamar and ScHoolboy Q. No matter how you cut it, West Coast rappers dramatically shaped how pop music sounds, even if that wasn't initial intention. West Coast rap is a powerful, important genre that remains widely respect in the pantheon of music history.

It's up to you to determine who this list will recognize as the best West Coast artists. If you notice anyone missing from this list and should be included, feel free to add them. If you know West Coast hip hop, feel free to chime in with your vote. This list answers the questions "who are the best West Coast hip hop bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest West Coast rappers ever?" If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular west coast hip hop musicians that you might've heard of. 
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<![CDATA[The Smartest Animaniacs References Explained]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/obscure-animaniacs-references/laura-allan The humor in Animaniacs was top notch. In fact, many of the jokes and allusions littered throughout the show have gotten better with time. Or maybe it's just that those who grew up with the show only understand the intelligent, high brow humor nestled within the outlandish zaniness of the show now that they're adults. Besides sex jokes that went right over young heads, Animaniacs riffed on philosophy, literature, politics, celebrities, history, and more.

To forewarn you - you might not laugh out loud at every single reference on the list. Some of them are pretty dated, stretching back in time from peak '90s Bill Clinton to old Hollywood of the '30s and '40s. But even if these classic Animaniacs allusions don't have you slapping your knee and howling with laughter, it's impossible not to appreciate how clever they are.

Which of these references have best stood the test of time? Which were the most daring? And, most importantly, how many did you catch when the show was still on TV?

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<![CDATA[The Most Original Comedians]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/most-original-comedians/lisa-waugh Picking the top original comedians may start a bar fight but it's time to weigh in. What is the criteria for choosing some of the top groundbreaking comedians? This list looks at comedians who were the first of their kind, who set trends, established new genres, and broke the comedy mold to pieces. Those who killed while they made some razor sharp points about the state of things. Who had their own style that could not be replicated, try as many might.

Ranked here are original comics who broke down boundaries and changed American pop culture. Which top original comedians shocked the senses, created new comedic wrinkles, and challenged America to challenge itself?

Original comics with an original voice soon get folded into the next generation’s comedy. Milton Berle and Jack Benny were groundbreaking comedians of their time. Bill Hicks called the world out on its very existence. Johnny Carson created late night talk.

Groundbreaking comedians have changed public opinion and influenced politics. Jon Stewart has taken down many an arrogant journalist and political figure by using comedy, logic, and masterful mock news. Tina Fey has done the same. Lenny Bruce and George Carlin questioned every aspect of government and society and pushed limits. Monty Python surrealistically picked apart the British Empire. Amy Schumer brought a brash realism, a fresh voice for women, and taught us all where fudge is made. Dave Chappelle and Richard Pryor will always be considered two of the greats, nearly impossible to conquer.

Then there are those original comedy legends who have fallen from grace. Are they still groundbreaking comedians in light of their misdeeds and scandal? Many think so. Others see original comics like Bill Cosby as icons who did a lot for America’s perception of black families. But in the face of over 35 accusers of drugging and rape, where does he fall in comedy history? How about Woody Allen, who has faced his own public scandals?

Who are your favorite original comics? Do you swing old school or new? Do you mix your original comedy tastes and make choices based on your mood? Upvote your favorite groundbreaking comedians and tell us who should rule the original comics list. Don’t see your favorite original comedy king or queen here? Add it and get the last laugh. We’ll forgive you if you add Dane Cook.

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<![CDATA[The Most Anticipated New Legal Drama TV Shows for Fall 2016]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/new-legal-drama-tv-shows-fall-2016/wallace-chu

Fans of courtroom intrigue and crime mystery have several new legal drama TV shows to look forward to for the upcoming Fall 2016 season. But which one is most worth your viewership? See what other fans of legal dramas think in this ranking of the upcoming shows.

The top legal drama shows on this list are sure to be both exciting and scintillating. If you love seeing court proceedings, backroom dealings, and criminals getting their just desserts, then you have a lot to look forward to this Fall. Hopefully the legal drama series you pick to watch will stick around for at several seasons. After all, no one wants to watch a show that will be canceled after only a few episodes.

These new Fall 2016 legal drama shows star plenty of well-known actors, including Hayley Atwell of Agent Carter fame and NCIS alum Michael Weatherly. So check out what is coming up, or coming back for the Fall 2016-2017 television season. If you prefer comedy in your legal dramas, then you'll definitely want to check out Bull, which is based on talk show host Phil McGraw. Otherwise. be sure to vote up the new fall legal drama shows of 2016-2017 you’re most excited to watch.

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<![CDATA[New iPhone 7 Features That Make You Really, Really Want to Buy the Damn Thing]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-new-iphone-7-features/jason-robbins

So you've probably heard, but Apple announced a new iPhone with a plethora of amazing iPhone 7 capabilities. From greatly increased processing power to new professional-grade cameras, this thing has the potential to change the smartphone game. Eliminating the headphone jack is just the start of the iPhone 7's many tricks.

Yes, whether you're a style-over-substance fashionista or a tech-savvy gadget nerd, the iPhone 7 is sure to please. The fact that you're still paying off your iPhone 6 won't stop you from succumbing to the instant gratification of an iPhone 7 purchase. That's how incredible this phone is.

And so, ladies and gents, it's time to scrutinize the best new iPhone 7 features. As always, vote up the new capabilities that will make you mindlessly hand over several hundred more dollars to overlords at Apple in exchange for some of those sweet, sweet AirPods.

New iPhone 7 Features That Make You Really, Really Want to Buy the Damn Thing]]>
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<![CDATA[The Saddest Movie Goodbyes Ever]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/sad-movie-goodbyes/anncasano

There comes that inevitable moment when it’s time to say goodbye. It happens all the time in life, and because movies are reflections of life, it happens all the time in movies. Whether a character is dying, going somewhere else, or breaking up with someone, saying farewell is really, really difficult. Here are the 19 saddest movie goodbyes.

There’s nothing wrong if a movie makes you cry. In fact, there’s nothing wrong if a movie makes you sob so uncontrollably you choke on your tears. It means the filmmakers are doing something right, because great art is supposed to make you feel all the feels. And these sad movie goodbyes have been known to do exactly that. You know that ugly cry you get from sad goodbye scenes. You can’t hide it when Hubbell and Katie say farewell for good at the end of The Way We Were, or when ET is finally able to go home in E.T. the Extra Terrestrial.

So grab a box of tissues and get ready to bawl your eyes out. And after you wipe the tears away, be sure to vote on your favorite sad goodbye scenes from movies.

Needless to say, SPOILERS ahead. 

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<![CDATA[The Most Delicious Foods in the World]]> http://www.ranker.com/crowdranked-list/the-most-delicious-foods-in-the-world

Everyone has a favorite food. Maybe yours is mac n' cheese, or steak, or even sushi. But does your favorite rank among the best food in the world? This list has been cultivated and voted on by food lovers everywhere, which means that this ranking of the best foods ever is based on your opinion. Anyone can add their favorite foods to this list, which makes these mouthwatering rankings an accurate, real-time rundown of the tastiest treats on Earth.

See how your taste stacks up against the rest of the community. You can influence the order of this list of the tastiest food in the world by voting up your favorite foods. Warning: side effects of viewing or adding to this list include extreme hunger, drooling, and a desire for delicious treats.

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<![CDATA[The Best American Foods]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-american-foods-v1/ranker-food

You’ve probably heard the phrase “As American as apple pie.” Despite sounding so, well, American, its origins can be traced back to England. That’s because so much of American culture is appropriated from dozens of different cultures due to our cultural melting pot. So when it comes to American food, many American food staples have a history in other countries. Yet these tasty foods have become quintessential American dishes. Still, there are many foods (like corn dogs!) that originated in the USA.

Some of the foods on this list came from other countries and eventually evolved into what we know today, such as the cheeseburger. Other foods on this list are designed to seem like they’re from other countries but were actually created in America, like fortune cookies. Many of the foods on this list are tied to American traditions, like s’mores with camping and hot dogs with cookouts. Often, traditional American foods are tied to a certain state or region, like the Philly cheesesteak or Chicago deep dish pizza. 

What are the best American foods? This list features the tastiest foods that are considered American and are deeply tied to US traditions. If your favorite American dish or US food specialty isn't on this list of American foods, make sure to add it to show your pride for food and country.

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<![CDATA[The Best Lady Gaga Songs of All Time]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-lady-gaga-songs/voteable Little monsters unite! This is a list of Lady Gaga songs, ranked from best to worst by the Ranker community. All of Lady Gaga's singles are included here, but real fans know there are other awesome songs to vote on other than the radio hits. Music videos and audio videos are included next to each track name, so if you haven't heard a song you can listen to it right here on this list. Is one of your favorite Lady Gaga songs missing from this poll? Add it to the list so it has a chance to rise to the top. Vote on other popular artist's best songs as well, such as Beyonce and Madonna. 
List includes songs like Bad Romance, Born This Way and many more. If the order of this list bothers you, then start a revolution and fight the system by creating your own version and re-ranking it. Simply click the "Rerank List" button and you can put the songs in whatever order you like.
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<![CDATA[The Best Current Historical Drama Series]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-current-historical-drama-series/ranker-tv These are the best current historical drama series, ranked from best to worst by user votes. From some good current historical drama TV shows that are espionage thrillers, to others that are ultra-violent and action-packed. What show do you think is the greatest current historical drama?

What shows will you find on this best current historical drama series list? Netflix's historical drama show Narcos takes a dramatic look at the life of drug kingpin Pablo Escobar and his cartel. Wagner Moura is excellent in the lead role as cocaine king. Downton Abbey is another good historical drama series currently airing on television.

Masters of Sex is a TV dramatization of of lives and studies conducted by Dr. William Masters and Virginia Johnson in the 1950s and 1960s. Other great shows that appear on this top current historical drama series list include Mr. Selfridge, Marco Polo and Vikings.

Give your favorites a thumbs up!
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<![CDATA[Common Sayings That Have Been Used Forever]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/common-sayings-that-have-been-around-forever/dukeharten

Some phrases are so commonplace, it might never occur to you that they're actually old expressions that have stuck with us through the ages. Below, learn the origin of common sayings and keep them up your sleeve - the next time someone invites you to paint the town red, you'll be happy as a clam to know why that means what it does. These old sayings we still use have more history than you might think.

Common Sayings That Have Been Used Forever]]>
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<![CDATA[Famous Actors Who Almost Played Superman]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/famous-actors-who-almost-played-superman/jacob-shelton

Superman is one of the most iconic American characters of the 20th century, but for whatever reason he’s impossible to perfectly capture on film and television. Directors have tried all kinds of hunky actors, but they never seem to be able to get it right. Man of Steel’s Henry seems like the most comic book looking of all the actors to play him, which might be why he was chosen. But the actors who almost played Superman all have something interesting about them, and you can see each generation’s sensibilities in their casting choices. Take a look at these hunky guys who almost played comic book characters and see if they look like Superman to you.


A Superman actor really only has to do one thing well. Look good in that red and blue suit. The guys who played Superman all looked like Superman when they put on their outfit, so maybe when the actors who were inches away from being Clark Kent put on the famous costume everything fell apart. On the other hand, some of the actors who were considered for the role just didn’t want to deal with the pressure of saving the world every two years – which makes sense. But come on, how fun does it sound to be Superman. Most of these actors will probably never know.


Vote on which actor you think should have played Superman, and leave us a comment if you there’s an actor out there who you think deserves to don the blue and red tights. 

Famous Actors Who Almost Played Superman]]>
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<![CDATA[Every Monopoly Game Piece, Ranked]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-monopoly-pieces/steve-wright

If you've ever played Monopoly, chances are you have a favorite piece. For some, the best Monopoly tokens are original classics such as the iron, the top hat, and the car. Other will tell you the best Monopoly playing pieces are in the wave introduced in the 1950s, such as the wheelbarrow or the dog. Every now and again, you'll even get someone who likes the bag of money.

One thing that's certain: all Monopoly game pieces are iconic. The best Monopoly pieces have a piece of history, as true symbols of Americana. This list features all the current Monopoly game pieces (as of 2016), along with retired classics like the cannon and horse & rider.

It's time to show you passion for that pewter token that took you to victory the last time you played Monopoly. Vote to have your voice heard on the best Monopoly pieces of all time.

Every Monopoly Game Piece, Ranked]]>
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<![CDATA[Music Videos That Introduced the World to New Dance Moves]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/new-dance-moves-in-music-videos/jessica-defino Music video dance moves have dominated dance floors for years. Want to update your repertoire? Look no further than these iconic dance moves from music videos. Some dances are pretty new (you may not yet have mastered the "whip" or the "nae nae"), some are old classics (disco pointing never fails), and some deserve to be remembered but never recreated (any move popularized by *NSYNC). All are worth learning, though, because old moves always come back around eventually. From the twist to the twerk, these are the most iconic dance moves that debuted in music videos.

Music Videos That Introduced the World to New Dance Moves]]>
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<![CDATA[The Best Animal Performances in Film History]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-animal-performances-in-film-history/kel-varnsen The best animal performances in film history includes some of the greatest cinematic achievements by dogs, cats, monkeys, dolphins and even bears. These animals provide great supporting roles in major motion pictures. Whether they're acting heroically or just providing some much-needed comic relief, animals in movies always add a little extra something on the big screen. Be sure to vote for your favorite animal performances in film history -- and vote down those animals whose performances you feel lacked a certain...humanity.

From Einstein in 'Back to the Future' to Uggie from 'The Artist,' dogs definitely lead the pack (so to speak) when it comes to great animal movie performances. These four-legged thespians are highly trained professionals who can steal entire films away from the humans. They can make us laugh (Crystal the Monkey from 'Hangover II') and cry (Old Yeller, we're talking to you). Hats off to the dogs of cinema, and their wonderful trainers!

It's not fair or right to exclude other brilliant animal movie performers, either. Monkeys and orangutans are also on this list. Who can forget Clyde from 'Every Which Way But Loose,' or Crystal from 'The Hangover Part II?'

In case you're wondering, I've only included movies that feature actual live animals. This, unfortunately, disqualifies the Gopher from 'Caddyshack.' Sorry, Mr. Gopher. It also disqualifies animated movies like Disney's '101 Dalmatians' and 'Lady and the Tramp.' Enjoy this list and be amazed - animals have been a huge part of some of the best movies ever made.

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<![CDATA[The Best Healthy Cereal]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-healthy-cereal/ranker-food

Hungry for a quick, nutritious breakfast? Look no further. This list rounds up the top healthy cereals on the market, from the fruit-filled to the crisp and crunchy. But healthy cereal doesn't mean boring cereal. Many good healthy cereals feature sweet, delicious flavors that complement diet-conscious whole grains. Some of these popular healthy breakfast cereals have even been on grocery store shelves for decades.

What varieties will you find on this list of the best healthy cereal? Since it was first introduced in 1924, Wheaties has satisfied breakfast fans with its hearty bran flakes. Famous athletes including Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, and Walter Payton have all appeared on the distinctive bright orange boxes for the brand. Cheerios is another good breakfast cereal that isn't loaded with sugar. In recent years, Kashi has become a go-to healthy breakfast cereal brand thanks to its whole grain-filled recipes. Other breakfast staples featured on this list include Life, Grape-Nuts, and Honey Bunches of Oats.

Do you have a favorite type of healthy breakfast cereal? Give the best brands a thumbs up to move them towards the top of the list, and please add any good cereals that are missing.

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<![CDATA[The Best Current MLB Catchers]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-current-mlb-catchers/ranker-baseball

Who are the best current MLB catchers? The greatest current catchers playing in Major League Baseball include some veteran names, and some relative newcomers. These catchers are judged on many factors, including how well they call the game, the number of runners they catch stealing and certainly, their overall bating average and number of home runs. Either way, they are certainly among the top current baseball players in the game. Vote for the MLB catchers that you think are having the best seasons, vote down any who are under performing and, of course, feel free to rerank this list in any order you like.

Big current MLB catchers include Buster Posey, Russell Martin, A.J. Ellis and Welington Castillo (leading the pack with the most runners they've caught stealing), Joe Mauer and Yadier Molina (batting average leaders) and J.P. Arencibia and John Buck (home run leaders).

 Each and every one of the MLB catchers on this list have made their mark, whether it's by hitting tons of home runs, making sure the opposing team doesn't get points from steals or by calling amazing games. Being a catcher isn't easy - you have to have the perfect combination of athleticism and intelligence to become one of the greats.

 For more great baseball lists, check out and vote on these lists of the best current MLB pitchers, the greatest overall baseball players of all time and of course, this votable list of the greatest catchers of all time.

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<![CDATA[The Greatest Opera Singers of All Time]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-opera-singers-of-all-time/bustermcdermott Opera isn’t a genre with which the average person is very familiar. In modern entertainment, opera and theatrical drama has drawn smaller audiences than it once did years ago. However, opera can be a beautiful experience, there’s nothing quite the raw power of the skilled human voice filling an entire room, communicating drama and romance. It takes an incredibly well-trained voice to sing opera, but the musicians on this list have mastered the craft.

Who are the best opera singers of all time? The opera singers on this list are history’s all time best performers. They come from a variety of backgrounds and time periods, but the effect they had on the world of music and opera is incredible. An opera singer is a finely-tuned, highly skilled musician who has a unique, powerful voice, and can deliver a breathtaking live performance.
This list features the best opera singers in the world's history, ranked by the community. Some of the great opera singers on this list include Luciano Pavarotti, Andrea Bocelli, Maria Callas, Plácido Domingo, and Mario Lanza. Vote up the best opera singers in history below, or add a talented opera singer who isn't already on the list.
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<![CDATA[The People Everyone Looks Up on Facebook]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/common-facebook-search-types/jacob-shelton

You've had that embarrassing and sad moment when it’s late and you’re cruising around Facebook and you start looking up everyone from your past. In fact, some of the most common Facebook searches are for ex-lovers and people you haven’t seen since elementary school. If that’s how you spend your time you shouldn’t feel bad, it’s perfectly normal to be curious about people that you haven’t seen in a long time. Take a break from trying to find your old high school mascot and check out the people we all look up on Facebook.

Sometimes surreptitiously looking people up on Facebook can be helpful if you’re entering into a new situation. Maybe you’re getting into a new relationship, or there’s a small time celebrity having a complete mental breakdown on social media and you just need to read their insane ramblings. But other than that, the type of people everyone looks up on Facebook are usually people from the past or new folks about whom you're curious. Keep reading to see if the kind of people that you look up on Facebook are the same kind of people everyone else looks up. 

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<![CDATA[The Best Comic Book Villains]]> http://www.ranker.com/crowdranked-list/best-comic-book-villains Who are the best comic book villains of all time? This list of top supervillains in comics includes some of the most notorious evil-doers in comic book history. Some of them are among the best Marvel villains like Doctor Doom, Magneto and Galactus. Others are classic DC Comics villains like The Joker and Bane. Are they the best (or worst, depending on how you view supervillains)? Vote them up!

Feel free to add any great comic book villains who are missing from the list, and you can also re-rank this list your way, in any order you like. Any and all great comic book villains have one thing in common: They are the absolute arch rivals of some of the greatest and best superheroes in comics' history.

Every great protagonist needs a worthy antagonist to balance things out, after all. Several of the top supervillains listed here began their evil careers in comic books, but they quickly took their evil deeds to the big screen, starring in some of the best superhero movies ever made.

Who do you think are the top comic book villains? Vote now!
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<![CDATA[The 25+ Best Gene Wilder Movies of All Time, Ranked]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-gene-wilder-movies-list/reference

The best Gene Wilder movies often succeed at bringing the emotion and comedy, as he was one of the best comedic actors of his generation. He’s probably best known by younger audiences for his portrayal as Willy Wonka, but his film credits include so much more. So what are the best Gene Wilder movies of all time? The audience has voted for their favorites below, so be sure to add your vote as well!

Gene Wilder's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. While he was not as active during the later years of his life, he enjoyed much success in the 1970s and 1980s. By the 2000s, Gene Wilder was semi-retired and turning to writing.

The following list of the best Gene Wilder movies is ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. The order of these top Gene Wilder movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Gene Wilder movies will be at the top of the list. Gene Wilder has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Gene Wilder movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Gene Wilder films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Gene Wilder role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Gene Wilder performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

The list you're viewing contains films like Expo: Magic of the White City and Haunted Honeymoon.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Gene Wilder movies?" and "What are the greatest Gene Wilder roles of all time?"

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