<![CDATA[Ranker: Recent top lists Lists]]> http://www.ranker.com/tags/top-lists http://www.ranker.com/img/skin2/logo.gif Most Viewed Lists on Ranker http://www.ranker.com/tags/top-lists <![CDATA[The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made]]> http://www.ranker.com/crowdranked-list/the-best-superhero-movies-ever-made
Superhero movies may seem like a current trend, but the truth is, superheroes on film have been around since the beginning of celluloid. Most of the top superhero movies come from the comic giants like DC Movies or Marvel Films. Heroes like Batman, Spiderman, Superman, and Wolverine are all favorite superhero movie characters who have made it from the pages of comics to the big screen time and time again.

Superheroes began in classic American comic books in the 1930s, though their predecessors date back to earlier crime fighters and even mythological superhuman characters, like Zeus and Thor. In the Golden Age of comic books, superheroes frequented the pages of DC Comics, including Superman, Wonder Woman, and Green Lantern. In the 1960s, the Fantastic Four, the X-Men, and Iron Man showed up in the pages of Marvel Comics. More modern superhero stories like Kick-Ass and Watchmen still delight audiences.

Superhero movie serials once played before big features at movie houses. Today, Hollywood turns out giant summer blockbusters that routinely break records and bring in big business for studio execs, costumers, and special effects crews alike. Everyone has a favorite superhero film, and you can add yours to the rankings by voting up an existing item or creating your own full re-rank of your favorite super hero movies.
The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made, film, super heroes, films, best movie genres, best movies,

Batman Begins

Iron Man

Spider-Man 2


The Dark Knight

X-Men 2


The Avengers

The Dark Knight Rises

X-Men: First Class

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<![CDATA[The Best Current Sitcoms]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-current-tv-sitcoms/ranker-tv
The best current TV sitcoms are those funny situational comedy shows that keep us laughing during their current original runs. Mainstays of the network television primetime lineups, these best current sitcoms are among the funniest shows on television today with witty jokes and lovable characters. If you need a good laugh after a long day, these best current TV sitcoms are the cream of the crop.

While popular sitcoms like Friends and Seinfeld may be gone, there are more great new sitcoms than ever before. Streaming services like Netflix and Amazon have broke down barriers by creating some of the best new sitcoms like Transparent and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Shows like South Park and The Simpsons still produce great new episodes while also being the best adult cartoons ever. 

But there are plenty more where that came from. Other current favorite sitcoms include ABC's Modern Family, CBS's The Big Bang Theory, Fox's Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and many great cable network sitcoms like Louie, Veep, and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

Which current television sitcom keeps you and the family in stitches? Vote up your favorite current TV sitcoms, add any that are missing or re-rank this list of the best current TV sitcoms in your own order, all below!
The Best Current Sitcoms,

Family Guy

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

South Park

The Big Bang Theory

The Simpsons

Modern Family

The Middle

New Girl

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

The Goldbergs

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<![CDATA[The Best '90s TV Shows]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-90s-tv-shows/ranker-tv
In the 1990s, television was one of the fastest growing mediums. More TV shows were popping up than ever before, and ratings were at all-time highs. Viewers tended to be interested in laugh-out-loud moments, which is why sitcoms like Friends, Roseanne, and Seinfeld were the biggest hit TV shows of the decade. While comedies were extremely popular in the '90s, procedural dramas also reigned, with shows like The Practice, JAG, and NYPD Blue becoming popular with large audiences.


Many of the most popular shows of the '90s were long-running shows. ER, for instance, ran 15 seasons, starting in 1994, while shows like Will & Grace, which began in 1998, lasted 8 years. The reality show genre was just popping up in the '90s, especially after the massive ratings and critical success of MTV's The Real World. Children’s programming was also popular, with hit shows like Boy Meets World and Dinosaurs.


What are your favorite programs from the 1990s? Which '90s shows do you have the fondest memories of? This list includes many of the biggest shows from that magical decade.

The Best '90s TV Shows,

Boy Meets World


Full House

Home Improvement

Law & Order

Married... with Children

Saved by the Bell


The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

The Simpsons

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<![CDATA[The Most Rewatchable Movies]]> http://www.ranker.com/crowdranked-list/what-movies-can-you-watch-over-and-over-again--v1
There are some movies that I always stop at and watch if I see them on TV or I can put in the DVD player and watch when I'm board and never get tired of. I'm sure you have the same movies. They may be your favorite movie or they're just that good. I'll start and you add to the list. What movies - theatrical releases, made for TV, direct to video, holiday special, whatever - have the highest rewatch value for you?
The Most Rewatchable Movies,

Back to the Future

Die Hard

Forrest Gump

Groundhog Day

Jurassic Park

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark

Star Wars

The Lord of the Rings film trilogy

The Princess Bride

The Shawshank Redemption

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<![CDATA[The Vegetables Nobody Wants to Eat]]> http://www.ranker.com/crowdranked-list/vegetables-i-won_t-eat
Broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts. The world’s plates are littered with the gross vegetables we refuse to eat. Everyone's got their own tastes, and for many of us, veggies are public enemy #1.

Love carrots but hate green beans? This list of the worst vegetables is the place to make your voice heard! Vote a thumbs up for the veggies that you simply won't eat. And a thumbs down for the ones you love (asparagus, amirite?).

It doesn't matter why you dislike any veggie - whether it’s because of its texture, taste or color - vote for it all the same. If you feel like ranking vegetables with your absolute most hated at the top, make your own version. That will let the world know which vegetables are most disliked, and which ones are actually pretty good.

What are the worst vegetables to eat? What are the best tasting vegetables? Let us know! If your least favorite veggie isn’t on this list of the grossest and most disgusting, you can add it. Make the world a happier place to eat! But please, spare the peas!

When you're done being picky, check out this list of the best summer fruits.
The Vegetables Nobody Wants to Eat,



Brussels sprout



Lima Bean





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<![CDATA[The Funniest Kid Characters in TV History]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/funniest-kid-characters-in-tv-history/ranker-tv
List of the funniest kid characters in TV history. This page lists the greatest child characters on the greatest TV shows ever. These kids, ranked here, kept us laughing for entire episodes and entire seasons. Some on the list had their own television series entirely devoted to them. Example? A young doctor by the name of Doogie Howser.

Or Mister Beaver Cleaver, who brought colorful comedy to the black-and-white era. So who are the best child characters on TV? Try Stewie Griffin from "Family Guy" even though he is not a live action human being -- and has a head shaped like Arnold's from "Hey Arnold!" In fact, Helga Pataki made our list -- and feel free to add any other characters from that hilarious child ensemble. Sometimes these characters annoy us to death, but, like Louis Stevens from "Even Stevens," they are most comedic when they are annoying their own TV families to death.

The Funniest Kid Characters in TV History,

Alex P. Keaton

Bart Simpson

Carlton Banks

Cory Matthews

Eric Forman

Michael Kelso

Steve Urkel

Stewie Griffin

Louis Stevens

Darlene Conner

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<![CDATA[The Worst Fashion Trends in History]]> http://www.ranker.com/crowdranked-list/the-worst-fashion-trends-in-history
These are the fugliest, most horrendous, worst fashion trends in history. Rank and vote on the worst fashion disasters of all time, by their awfulness, and add any fashion abominations that are missing. We don't know why these things were popular, and we never will. Looking back, all we can do is burn the photos and pretend it never happened.

Terrible trends like those on this list sweep through a population like an infection, perming hair and ruining school photos... only to burn themselves out as people slowly come to their senses and realize they are actually wearing a denim unitard in public. The worst fashion trends in history are just as memorable - if not more - than the best fashion trends. Behold! The ugliest things people have put on their bodies, all in the name of fashion.

What are the worst fashion trends? Check out these historical fashion disasters and once you finally stop laughing, vote for the ugliest! This list also includes the dumbest fashion trends of the 20th century so you just may see some that you wore back in the day.

The Worst Fashion Trends in History,

Inflated Lips

Flat Brimmed Hats

Sagging Pants



Hammer Pants

Rat Tails

Skinny Jeans On Men

Foot binding in China

Face Piercings

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<![CDATA[The Best TV Shows to Rewatch]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-tv-shows-to-rewatch/ranker-tv

List of the best TV shows to rewatch, as ranked by television fans and critics. When the weekend comes around and you can’t bring yourself to get out of your PJs and go out into the sun, it can be nice to have a lazy few days doing nothing but having a marathon of your past favorite shows. Hundreds of shows throughout the decades are considered perfect rewatching material by the biggest television fans. No matter what sort of genre you feel like, there’s a series out there for you. All of the series on this list are completely available on DVD, while most of them can be found instantly on online services like Hulu Plus, Netflix, and Amazon Prime.


If you’re interested in having a laugh, sitcoms like 30 Rock, The Office, and Parks and Recreation are often good choices. Experiencing sci-fi favorites like Lost and Battlestar Galactica as if they were new again can be extremely entertaining. Fans of classic series may love spending the weekend with Star Trek, The Munsters, and The Wonder Years.


What are the best television series to rewatch? Depending on your genre preference, there are plenty of shows to remember your favorite storylines, discover things you missed the first time, and catch up before anew season begins.

The Best TV Shows to Rewatch,

Buffy the Vampire Slayer



King of the Hill



South Park

That '70s Show

The Simpsons


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<![CDATA[TV Networks with the Best Shows]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/networks-with-the-best-programming/ranker-tv
List of the TV networks with the best programming, ranked by content consumers. Is modern television better than film? Movie stars are stepping down from the silver screen to star in award-winning TV shows. Which channels have the best of the bunch? As competition increases, cable companies and premium networks are producing some of the best series the world has ever seen. 
What channels have the best shows? This list discusses the best programming from popular North American networks, including the names of the original series they air. No matter what genre you’re craving, one of these top networks will have the right shows for you.
This list features the best U.S. networks with best programming, including: HBO, NBC, Showtime, TBS, AMC, Fox, FX, and more.
TV Networks with the Best Shows,

Breaking Bad, Mad Men, The Walking Dead, The Killing
BBC America
Doctor Who, Orphan Black, Top Gear
Justified, Sons of Anarchy, Archer, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Game of Thrones, The Sopranos, True Detective, Silicon Valley, True Blood, Girls, The Wire
Seinfeld, Saturday Night Live, Parks and Recreation, Friends, Law & Order

Homeland, Dexter, Weeds, Californication, Episodes
The CW
The Vampire Diaries, Supernatural, Arrow, Beauty and the Beast, Hart of Dixie

Grey's Anatomy, Once Upon a Time, Scandal, Modern Family, Castle

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<![CDATA[The All-Time Greatest TV Pilots]]> http://www.ranker.com/crowdranked-list/the-greatest-pilot-episodes-of-all-time
The greatest TV pilots of all-time are single episodes of television that introduced us to what would soon be iconic characters and casts. A TV pilot is the first episode of a TV sitcom, drama, cartoon, or even reality show that introduces the cast and story to audiences and asks them (in as little as 22 minutes) to stick around and watch the show throughout its run. While many of these shows are now considered to be among the best TV shows of all time, many didn't know they were watching the beginnings of history when they tuned in to these top TV pilot episodes.

Some of the greatest TV pilots featured things you didn't think you'd ever hear on television (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia), the introduction of characters that would drive the top cult TV shows of all-time (Twin Peaks, The X-Files), and even moments in TV history that- even a decade before their release- would have been censored and disallowed from ever airing on television (The Following). These greatest TV pilots became some of the best TV shows currently on the air with some of the greatest TV characters ever.

What was the best TV pilot ever? That's what this list is here to help the TV viewing public decide. This list is a round-up of the best sitcom pilots, best sci-fi pilots, and the best drama pilots ever to make it to air on television. If you don't see your favorite TV pilot on the list, make sure to add it so it can compete for the #1 spot on the list of the all-time greatest TV pilots.
The All-Time Greatest TV Pilots,

Arrested Development




Mad Men

That '70s Show

Breaking Bad

Game of Thrones


The Walking Dead

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