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1. Baywatch (2017)

R | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.5
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37 Metascore

Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon butts heads with a brash new recruit, as they uncover a criminal plot that threatens the future of the bay.

Director: Seth Gordon | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario, Priyanka Chopra

Votes: 143,058 | Gross: $58.06M

2. The Hangover (2009)

R | 100 min | Comedy

7.7
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73 Metascore

Three buddies wake up from a bachelor party in Las Vegas, with no memory of the previous night and the bachelor missing. They make their way around the city in order to find their friend before his wedding.

Director: Todd Phillips | Stars: Zach Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper, Justin Bartha, Ed Helms

Votes: 677,915 | Gross: $277.32M

3. Airplane! (1980)

PG | 88 min | Comedy

7.7
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78 Metascore

A man afraid to fly must ensure that a plane lands safely after the pilots become sick.

Directors: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker | Stars: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Votes: 193,521 | Gross: $83.40M

4. Movie 43 (2013)

R | 94 min | Comedy

4.3
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18 Metascore

A series of interconnected short films follows a washed-up producer as he pitches insane story lines featuring some of the biggest stars in Hollywood.

Directors: Elizabeth Banks, Steven Brill, Steve Carr, Rusty Cundieff, James Duffy, Griffin Dunne, Peter Farrelly, Patrik Forsberg, Will Graham, James Gunn, Brett Ratner, Jonathan van Tulleken, Bob Odenkirk | Stars: Emma Stone, Stephen Merchant, Richard Gere, Liev Schreiber

Votes: 94,222 | Gross: $8.83M

5. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

R | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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41 Metascore

An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Michael Lee Gogin

Votes: 245,079 | Gross: $10.68M

6. Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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78 Metascore

A psychologically troubled novelty supplier is nudged towards a romance with an English woman, all the while being extorted by a phone-sex line run by a crooked mattress salesman, and purchasing stunning amounts of pudding.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Adam Sandler, Emily Watson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jason Andrews

Votes: 134,860 | Gross: $17.84M

7. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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59 Metascore

Dr. Evil is back and has invented a new time machine that allows him to go back to the 1960s and steal Austin Powers' mojo, inadvertently leaving him "shagless".

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Mike Myers, Heather Graham, Michael York, Robert Wagner

Votes: 206,129 | Gross: $206.04M

8. Ted (2012)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.9
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62 Metascore

John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear or his girlfriend, Lori.

Director: Seth MacFarlane | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane, Joel McHale

Votes: 543,627 | Gross: $218.82M

9. Super Troopers (2001)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.1
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48 Metascore

Five Vermont state troopers, avid pranksters with a knack for screwing up, try to save their jobs and out-do the local police department by solving a crime.

Director: Jay Chandrasekhar | Stars: Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, André Vippolis, Joey Kern

Votes: 91,924 | Gross: $18.49M

10. Game Over, Man! (2018)

TV-MA | 101 min | Action, Comedy

5.4
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32 Metascore

Three friends are on the verge of getting their video game financed when their benefactor is taken hostage by terrorists.

Director: Kyle Newacheck | Stars: Adam Devine, Anders Holm, Blake Anderson, Chloe Bridges

Votes: 22,437

11. The House (I) (2017)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime

5.6
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30 Metascore

After the town takes away their daughter's college scholarship, a couple start an illegal casino in their friend's house to make back the money.

Director: Andrew Jay Cohen | Stars: Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, Ryan Simpkins, Jason Mantzoukas

Votes: 35,200 | Gross: $25.48M

12. Super Troopers 2 (2018)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.1
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41 Metascore

When a border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers are tasked with establishing a Highway Patrol station in the disputed area.

Director: Jay Chandrasekhar | Stars: Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter

Votes: 21,123 | Gross: $30.62M

13. Beerfest (2006)

R | 110 min | Comedy

6.3
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46 Metascore

Two brothers travel to Germany for Oktoberfest, only to stumble upon a secret, centuries-old competition described as a "Fight Club" with beer games.

Director: Jay Chandrasekhar | Stars: Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter

Votes: 61,522 | Gross: $19.19M

14. The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

7.6
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76 Metascore

Incompetent police Detective Frank Drebin must foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.

Director: David Zucker | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, O.J. Simpson, Ricardo Montalban

Votes: 138,399 | Gross: $78.76M

15. Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)

PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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62 Metascore

Upon learning that his father has been kidnapped, Austin Powers must travel to 1975 and defeat the aptly named villain Goldmember, who is working with Dr. Evil.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Mike Myers, Beyoncé, Seth Green, Michael York

Votes: 186,119 | Gross: $213.31M

16. Top Secret! (1984)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Music

7.2
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68 Metascore

Parody of WWII spy movies in which an American rock and roll singer becomes involved in a Resistance plot to rescue a scientist imprisoned in East Germany.

Directors: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker | Stars: Val Kilmer, Lucy Gutteridge, Peter Cushing, Jeremy Kemp

Votes: 55,360 | Gross: $20.50M

17. We Bare Bears (2014– )

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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Three bear brothers do whatever they can to be a part of human society by doing what everyone around them does.

Stars: Eric Edelstein, Demetri Martin, Bobby Moynihan, Keith Ferguson

Votes: 9,213

18. MacGruber (2010)

R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

5.5
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43 Metascore

Former special operative MacGruber is called back into action to take down his arch-enemy, Dieter Von Cunth, who's in possession of a nuclear warhead and bent on destroying Washington, D.C.

Director: Jorma Taccone | Stars: Will Forte, Kristen Wiig, Val Kilmer, Ryan Phillippe

Votes: 40,325 | Gross: $8.46M

19. Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Crime

6.5
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63 Metascore

Frank Drebin comes out of retirement to help Police Squad infiltrate a gang of terrorists planning to detonate a bomb at the Academy Awards.

Director: Peter Segal | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, O.J. Simpson

Votes: 90,315 | Gross: $51.13M

20. Scary Movie 4 (2006)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy

5.0
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40 Metascore

Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and she has to uncover the secret in order to stop them.

Director: David Zucker | Stars: Anna Faris, Regina Hall, Craig Bierko, Bill Pullman

Votes: 107,848 | Gross: $90.71M

21. Fifty Shades of Black (2016)

R | 92 min | Comedy

3.5
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28 Metascore

An inexperienced college student meets a wealthy businessman whose sexual practices put a strain on their relationship.

Director: Michael Tiddes | Stars: Marlon Wayans, Kali Hawk, Fred Willard, Mike Epps

Votes: 17,677 | Gross: $11.68M

22. Hot Shots! (1991)

PG-13 | 84 min | Action, Comedy

6.8
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61 Metascore

A parody of Top Gun (1986) in which a talented but unstable fighter pilot must overcome the ghosts of his father and save a mission sabotaged by greedy weapons manufacturers.

Director: Jim Abrahams | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Cary Elwes, Valeria Golino, Lloyd Bridges

Votes: 92,871 | Gross: $69.47M

23. Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)

PG-13 | 86 min | Action, Comedy

6.6
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"Rambo" parody in which Topper Harley leads a rescue team into Iraq to save Iraqi war prisoners and all of their previous rescue teams.

Director: Jim Abrahams | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Lloyd Bridges, Valeria Golino, Richard Crenna

Votes: 79,190 | Gross: $38.91M

24. The Eric Andre Show (2012– )

TV-MA | 11 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.6
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Eric Andre tries to host a talk show in a bizarre environment, where he is sometimes the player of pranks and sometimes the victim.

Stars: Eric André, Hannibal Buress, Tom Ato, Early McCalister

Votes: 9,699

25. Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (2002)

PG-13 | 81 min | Action, Comedy

6.2
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14 Metascore

A rough-around-the-edges martial arts master seeks revenge for his parent's death.

Director: Steve Oedekerk | Stars: Steve Oedekerk, Fei Lung, Leo Lee, Ling-Ling Hsieh

Votes: 41,976 | Gross: $16.03M

26. Up in Smoke (1978)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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57 Metascore

Two stoners unknowingly smuggle a van - made entirely of marijuana - from Mexico to L.A., with incompetent Sgt. Stedenko on their trail.

Directors: Lou Adler, Tommy Chong | Stars: Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Strother Martin, Edie Adams

Votes: 33,931 | Gross: $44.36M

27. Delicatessen (1991)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime

7.6
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66 Metascore

Post-apocalyptic surrealist black comedy about the landlord of an apartment building who occasionally prepares a delicacy for his odd tenants.

Directors: Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Marie-Laure Dougnac, Dominique Pinon, Pascal Benezech, Jean-Claude Dreyfus

Votes: 75,718 | Gross: $1.79M

28. Leyla and Mecnun (2011–2014)

TV-PG | 80 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

9.1
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Turkish television comedy series set in Istanbul, Leyla and Mecnun is a surreal and absurd comedy that revolves around the fictional love story between Leyla and Mecnun.

Stars: Ali Atay, Ahmet Mümtaz Taylan, Serkan Keskin, Osman Sonant

Votes: 83,984

29. Spy Hard (1996)

PG-13 | 81 min | Action, Comedy

5.4
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25 Metascore

Dick Steele, Agent WD-40 is assigned by his Director, to stop the evil General Rancor from destroying the world. WD-40 believed Rancor was dead and he teams up with the hot K.G.B. Agent Veronique Ukrinsky to find Rancor and save the world.

Director: Rick Friedberg | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Nicollette Sheridan, Charles Durning, Marcia Gay Harden

Votes: 34,382 | Gross: $29.00M

30. Smosh (2005– )

TV-14 | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Two hilarious guys put on different sketch comedy performances for the masses to enjoy.

Stars: Ian Hecox, Anthony Padilla, Shayne Topp, Courtney Miller

Votes: 2,494

31. Diamantino (2018)

96 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.4
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75 Metascore

Diamantino, the world's premiere soccer star loses his special touch and ends his career in disgrace. Searching for a new purpose, the international icon sets on a delirious odyssey where ... See full summary »

Directors: Gabriel Abrantes, Daniel Schmidt | Stars: Carloto Cotta, Cleo Tavares, Anabela Moreira, Margarida Moreira

Votes: 1,356 | Gross: $0.07M

32. Sweet Movie (1974)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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In the contest of the "most virgin" Miss Monde 1984, Miss Canada wins, and prize is the marriage with the milk industry tycoon with his fifty billion dollars fortune. In their honeymoon, ... See full summary »

Director: Dusan Makavejev | Stars: Carole Laure, Pierre Clémenti, Anna Prucnal, Sami Frey

Votes: 4,972

33. The Onion Movie (2008)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy

6.2
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Satirical interpretations of world events and curious human behavior.

Directors: Tom Kuntz, Mike Maguire | Stars: Len Cariou, Sarah McElligott, Amir Talai, Daniel Chacón

Votes: 14,908

34. Bananas (1971)

PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy

7.0
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67 Metascore

When a bumbling New Yorker is dumped by his activist girlfriend, he travels to a tiny Latin American nation and becomes involved in its latest rebellion.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Louise Lasser, Carlos Montalbán, Nati Abascal

Votes: 32,060

35. Duck Soup (1933)

Not Rated | 68 min | Comedy, Musical, War

7.8
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93 Metascore

Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx

Votes: 52,760

36. Forbidden Zone (1980)

R | 74 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

6.7
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The bizarre and musical tale of a girl who travels to another dimension through the gateway found in her family's basement.

Director: Richard Elfman | Stars: Gene Cunningham, Marie-Pascale Elfman, Virginia Rose, Phil Gordon

Votes: 4,261

37. Mafia! (1998)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Crime

5.6
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Takeoff on the Godfather with the son of a mafia king taking over for his dying father

Director: Jim Abrahams | Stars: Jay Mohr, Christina Applegate, Lloyd Bridges, Billy Burke

Votes: 13,978 | Gross: $19.88M

38. Detention (2011)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

5.7
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45 Metascore

As a copycat killer named after movie villain Cinderhella stalks the student body at Grizzly Lake High School, a group of co-eds band together to survive while serving detention.

Director: Joseph Kahn | Stars: Josh Hutcherson, Shanley Caswell, Spencer Locke, Dane Cook

Votes: 14,339

39. The Love Factor (1969)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

4.0
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A race of topless, large-breasted women from the planet Angvia, in another dimension, come to earth to kidnap women to repopulate their planet.

Director: Michael Cort | Stars: James Robertson Justice, Charles Hawtrey, Robin Hawdon, Anna Gaël

Votes: 694

40. The Silence of the Hams (1994)

R | 81 min | Comedy, Thriller

4.7
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The federal agent Joe Dee Foster is currently investigating a serial killer, helped by doctor Animal who is isolated in a maximum security jail.

Director: Ezio Greggio | Stars: Ezio Greggio, Dom DeLuise, Billy Zane, Joanna Pacula

Votes: 4,847

41. How to Be a Player (1997)

R | 93 min | Comedy

5.3
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A playboy gets the tables turned on him when a party is arranged with all of the women he has been two-timing are in attendance.

Director: Lionel C. Martin | Stars: Bill Bellamy, Natalie Desselle Reid, Lark Voorhies, Mari Morrow

Votes: 8,470 | Gross: $13.96M

42. Chatterbox! (1977)

R | 73 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.0
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A young woman who works in a beauty parlor discovers that her vagina can talk, which causes her no end of trouble.

Director: Tom DeSimone | Stars: Candice Rialson, Larry Gelman, Jane Kean, Perry Bullington

Votes: 497

43. Strangers with Candy (2005)

R | 97 min | Comedy

6.0
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57 Metascore

A prequel to the critically acclaimed series featuring Jerri Blank, a forty-six-year-old ex-junkie, ex-con who returns to high school in a bid to start her life over.

Director: Paul Dinello | Stars: Amy Sedaris, Stephen Colbert, Paul Dinello, Paul Sedaris

Votes: 7,615 | Gross: $2.07M

44. S.F.W. (1994)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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An alienated and misanthropic teenager gains sudden and unwanted celebrity status after he's taken hostage by terrorists where his indifference to their threats to kill him makes news headlines.

Director: Jefery Levy | Stars: Stephen Dorff, Reese Witherspoon, Jake Busey, Joey Lauren Adams

Votes: 4,557 | Gross: $0.06M

45. What's Up, Tiger Lily? (1966)

PG | 80 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

5.9
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63 Metascore

In Woody Allen's directorial debut, he took the Japanese action film Key of Keys (1965) and re-dubbed it, changing the plot to make it revolve around a secret egg salad recipe.

Directors: Woody Allen, Senkichi Taniguchi | Stars: Woody Allen, The Lovin' Spoonful, Frank Buxton, Louise Lasser

Votes: 8,718

46. The Big Tits Dragon (2010)

73 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

4.4
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A medieval Book of the Dead is discovered in the catacombs that run under a small town strip club. When one of the desperate strippers raises an army of the undead, the rest of the ... See full summary »

Director: Takao Nakano | Stars: Sora Aoi, Risa Kasumi, Mari Sakurai, Tamayo

Votes: 1,211

47. Interstelar 2: Operation Terra 2040 (2016)

49 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

2.1
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16 years after the events of Interstelar (2014) as food shortage attacks yet again, another brave man goes on a space mission to bring food to Earth.

Director: Danil Andreev | Stars: Danil Andreev, Sergey A., Sergey Volkov, Nikolay Yeriomin

Votes: 70

48. The Ambassador (2011)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary

7.3
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67 Metascore

Danish journalist Mads Brügger goes undercover as a Liberian Ambassador to embark on a dangerous yet hysterical journey to uncover the blood diamond trade in Africa.

Director: Mads Brügger | Stars: Mads Brügger, Heather Schmid

Votes: 3,668 | Gross: $0.03M

49. Eskimo Nell (1975)

85 min | Comedy

4.7
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Three young men, a scriptwriter, a producer and a director are called in by Benny U Murdoch, an exotic movie producer. He wants to make a new erotic movie starring a big woman - the "Eskimo... See full summary »

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Michael Armstrong, Terence Edmond, Christopher Timothy, Roy Kinnear

Votes: 266

50. Himouto! Umaru-chan (2015– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Comedy

7.1
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The series follows Umaru Doma, a high school girl who lives with her older brother Taihei. At school, Umaru appears to be the ideal student with good looks, top grades, and a lot of talent.... See full summary »

Stars: Aimi Tanaka, Akari Kageyama, Emily Neves, Sara Ornelas

Votes: 764



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