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Top 10 Inspiring Political PrisonersCriticizing governments landed them behind bars. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 most inspiring political prisoners.FROM EVENT:
Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi
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Liu Xiaobo established the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.

Akbar Ganji was labelled 'Iran's preeminent political dissident.'

Which of the following political prisoners did NOT win the Nobel Peace Prize?

Which of the following political prisoners was called the 'Father of the Soviet H-Bomb'?


Top 10 Influential Political Leaders of the Last CenturyThey made history. In this WatchMojo.com video, we take a look at 10 influential political leaders of the last century.FROM EVENT:
Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi
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Mohandas Gandhi spent time as a lawyer in South Africa before becoming the leader of the Indian independence movement.

Winston Churchill worked with United States President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Soviet Union’s Joseph Stalin to help end World War II.

Who is the founder of the People’s Republic of China?

Who was South Africa’s first black president?


Top 10 The Police SongsNo one minds when these musically talented coppers crash a party. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 songs by The Police.FROM EVENT:
Ghost in the Machine album by The Police
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Sting wrote The Police songs King of Pain and Every Breath You Take at the desk of what famed author?

The Police song Message in a Bottle was influenced by what musical style?

The Police song Roxanne can best be described as a tango.

The Police song Walking on the Moon was first written as a song called Hand Me that Bassoon.


Top 10 Trio Bands in RockTwo is company, three is a crowd? Not necessarily. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 band trios in rock.FROM EVENT:
Birthday of Sting
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Who is the lead singer of the band Motorhead?

What is the name of the red coupe that ZZ Top is famous for having?

Eric Clapton was the lead guitarist and singer of Cream.

Dave Grohl was the bassist of Nirvana.


Top 10 Movies of the 1950sThis decade saw Hollywood compete with television by way of vast epics, outrageous sci-fi and stark realism. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today, in this installment of our series on the greatest movies of all time, we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 movies of the 1950s.FROM EVENT:
The Bridge on the River Kwai
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What legendary Japanese filmmaker directed Seven Samurai?

The character played by Cary Grant in North by Northwest is an investment banker that gets mistaken for a spy.

Marlon Brando won an Oscar for his performance in On the Waterfront.


Top 10 Greatest Best Picture Oscar-Winning MoviesThey're the best of the best. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 best Best Picture Oscar-winning movies.FROM EVENT:
The Bridge on the River Kwai
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'The Silence of the Lambs' is considered the first horror film ever to be awarded the Best Picture Oscar.

'Schindler's List' is entirely black and white.

Which Best Picture Oscar-winning movie was directed by Steven Spielberg?


Top 10 Best Movies Based on a TV SeriesTime to put a fresh spin on those beloved classics. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 best movies based on TV shows.FROM EVENT:
Debut of The Twilight Zone
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In 'The Fugitive' franchise, what was Dr. Richard Kimble convicted of?

Which actor appeared in both the movie and the TV show 'Maverick'?

Brian De Palma directed both 'Mission: Impossible' (1996) and 'The Untouchables' (1987).

Steven Spielberg directed a segment in 'Twilight Zone: The Movie.'


Top 10 TV Intros (Title Sequences)You never get a second chance to make a first impression. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 TV show title sequences.FROM EVENT:
Debut of The Twilight Zone
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The composer of the 'Game of Thrones' theme song also composed what movie score?

Which TV title sequence imitates Alfred Hitchcock's visual elegance?

Danny Elfman wrote the theme song to 'The Simpsons.'

The theme music to 'American Horror Story' was composed by a former Nine Inch Nails member.


Top 10 Greatest Martin Scorsese MoviesHis are tales of redemption, crime and violence. Lots and lots of violence. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 Martin Scorsese movies.FROM EVENT:
Mean Streets
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What character does Robert De Niro play in 'Raging Bull'?

Who plays Travis Bickle in 'Taxi Driver'?

Bill 'the Butcher' Cutting is played by Daniel Day-Lewis in 'Gangs of New York.'

Howard Hughes is famous for his contributions to aviation, and was depicted by Martin Scorsese in a film.


Another Top 10 Controversial Music VideosShocking music videos, violence, sex, and going against the status quo. These videos may have been trying to get a message across, but also came off as ground breaking and controversial. They may also try to entertain or shock for attention. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks in our second entry for another top 10 controversial music videos.FROM EVENT:
Serge Gainsbourg album Love on the Beat is released
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The Madonna music video for Like a Prayer is on our list of Another Top 10 Controversial Music Videos.

The Miley Cyrus video for Wrecking Ball is one of our main entries for our list of Another Top 10 Controversial Music Videos.

Who does Serge Gainsbourg sing the duet Lemon Incest with?

What is the name of the Tool album that the song Prison Sex first appears?


Top 10 Obscene Movie Insults (EXPLICIT)Did he...? Did she...? Did they REALLY just say that??? Yes they did, and aren't we glad of it?! Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 obscene movie insults. And just so you know, there is adult language in this clip. You have been warned! (EXPLICIT)FROM EVENT:
Glengarry Glen Ross
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In the movie 'Bad Santa,' Tony Cox plays:

In the movie 'Scarface,' Elvira insinuates that Tony Montana is:

In the movie 'Sexy Beast,' Ray Winstone's character is living in France.

In the movie 'There Will Be Blood,' Eli has a brother named Paul.


Top 10 Greatest Business Movie SpeechesBusiness is war. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 business movie speeches.FROM EVENT:
Glengarry Glen Ross
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The speech from 'American Gangster' is followed by Frank Lucas shooting someone on the street in broad daylight.

Which movie features a speech about two little mice?

To Ryan Bingham from 'Up in the Air,' life is a what?

Alec Baldwin delivers the epic business movie speech in 'Wall Street.'


Top 10 Castlevania GamesGrab your whip, stock up on holy water and prepare to yell "Die Monster! You don't belong in this world!" Join watchmojo.com as we countdown our picks for the Top 10 Castlevania Games.FROM EVENT:
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is released in North America
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Portrait of Ruin's storyline is a followup of which Castlevania game?

Aria of Sorrow takes place in what year?

Rondo of Blood was originally a Japanese exclusive game.

Order of Ecclesia takes place after Aria of Sorrow


Top 10 Animated Villains Excluding Disney and PixarThey’re as dastardly as they are digital. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 animated villains in film, excluding Disney and Pixar. FROM EVENT:
Antz
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Which Shrek villain made our list of the Top 10 Animated Villains excluding Disney and Pixar?

In the 1986 Transformers movie, who is Unicron voiced by?

The Other Mother devours the souls of squirrels in the movie Coraline.

Hexxus was sealed inside an enchanted tree in the movie FernGully.


Top 10 Copycat MoviesHaven’t we seen this before? Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 copycat movies. For this list, we’ve chosen movies that were released within a year of each other, and that had scarily similar plotlines. We’ve ranked them based on how alike they really are. And just so you know, there are a few spoilers ahead so SPOILER ALERT.FROM EVENT:
Antz
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Disney thought DreamWorks stole their idea for 'A Bug's Life' to make their movie 'Antz.'

The director of 'Mission to Mars' never worked in Hollywood again after the release of that movie.

Which copycat movie shared its name with an NSync album?


Top 10 Hilarious Movie WeddingsEveryone wants their wedding to be perfect – but in films, sometimes the best weddings are perfectly awful. And we wouldn’t have it any other way. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 most hilarious movie weddings.FROM EVENT:
A Night at the Roxbury
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What song does Mike Tyson sing at the wedding in 'The Hangover, Part 2'?

In 'Old School,' which song does the wedding band lace with obscenities?

In 'A Night at the Roxbury,' Will Ferrell's and Molly Shannon's characters get married.

In 'Bachelor Party,' the bride and groom drive away on a school bus.


Top Greatest 10 Radiohead SongsFormed in 1985 in Oxfordshire, England, Radiohead first found fame during the grunge movement. But it was their ability to expand their sound and experiment with different genres and styles that has turned them into a band that continues to be critically and commercially successful today. For this list, we’ve chosen our entries based on a combination of the artist’s fan favourites and their most commercially successful songs. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down the top 10 Radiohead songs. FROM EVENT:
Kid A is released
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There are no picks from the album The King of Limbs on our list of the Top 10 Radiohead songs.

What song from In Rainbows is an honorable mention on our list of the Top 10 Radiohead songs?

Thom Yorke is not the main singer of Radiohead.

Which 1997 Radiohead song is accompanied by a famous animated music video?


Top 10 TV BromancesBFFs of the "bro" variety hold a very special place in our hearts. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 TV bromances.FROM EVENT:
Debut of Scrubs
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'Sesame Street' debuted in which decade?

On the show 'House, M.D.,' House and Wilson briefly share an apartment.

On 'Friends,' Joey and Chandler have a secret handshake.


Top 10 TV DoctorsThey’ve made us laugh, they’ve made us cry, and some have even made us swoon. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 TV doctors.FROM EVENT:
Debut of Scrubs
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Dr. Hibbert is a parody of what popular doctor from another series?

Dr. Fraiser Crane first appeared on what popular 80s sitcom?

Dr. Doug Ross was a pediatrician on the series ER.

Bones McCoy served as a licensed therapist on the Enterprise.


Top 10 Will They or Won't They Sitcom CouplesTheir on-and-off romances kept viewers guessing – and hoping. In this video, WatchMojo.com counts down our picks for the top 10 “will-they-or-won’t-they” sitcom couples. For this list, we’re looking at couples who stayed unmarried for the majority of the show’s run – however they’re still eligible if they end up getting hitched near the end of the series. We excluded couples like Kevin and Winnie because “The Wonder Years” was considered a comedy-drama, not a sitcom.FROM EVENT:
Debut of Scrubs
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Which will they or won't they sitcom couple was initially introduced as enemies?

The sexual tension between Sam and Diane was a focus of 'Cheers' for its entire run.

JD and Elliot do not end up together on 'Scrubs.'


Top 10 Best TV Sitcoms of the 2000sTV Sitcoms in the 2000s were not terrible by any means. Following the 90s, this decade had some big shoes to fill for the next generation of TV watchers. Time to turn on the laugh tracks and whip out your TV guide. In this video, WatchMojo.com counts down our picks for the top 10 sitcoms of the 2000s. For this list, we’ve incorporated live-action shows that began in the 2000s and continued for more than one season on an American network. We’ve decided our picks must include an ensemble, recurring cast of four or more actors.FROM EVENT:
Debut of Scrubs
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Which sitcom is a mockumentary which follows the unscrupulous Bluth family?

On the show 'Malcolm in the Middle,' characters sometimes break the fourth wall (speak directly to the audience).

'The Office' is a redone version of a British sitcom by Ricky Gervais.


Top 10 Infamous Mass Shootings in the U.S.These violent tragedies are a sobering reminder of how quickly life can change. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down ten of the most infamous mass shootings in United States history.FROM EVENT:
The Beltway Sniper attacks begin.
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During his autopsy, Charles Whitman was found to have a fatal brain tumor which might have caused him to kill at the tower shooting at the University of Texas at Austin.

Major Nidal Malik Hasan's trial for the 2009 Fort Hood shooting was delayed several times because he refused to shave his beard due to religious beliefs.

During which film premiere did the 2012 Aurora shooting take place?

Which musician was blamed by various media sources after the Columbine High School massacre?


Top 10 Anime SeriesTheir stories and action pack a punch few can match. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 anime series.FROM EVENT:
Finale of Fullmetal Alchemist
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Which series features the character Monkey D. Luffy's search for the ultimate pirate treasure?

Which anime series is about futuristic bounty hunters in a crime-ridden outer space?

The anime series 'Bleach' follows Ichigo Kurosaki after he suddenly becomes a grim reaper.

The anime series 'Naruto' is about a dragon slayer.


Top 10 Anime Anti-HeroesThey pledge allegiance to neither good nor evil. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 anime anti-heroes.FROM EVENT:
Finale of Fullmetal Alchemist
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Vegeta is a Saiyan.

Revy works for Black Swamp.

What does Light Yagami possess that allows him to kill people?

Kenpachi Zaraki is one of how many Captains that oversee and provide defense for the afterlife?


Top 10 Anime Powers We Wish Were RealThese are reasons that anime kicks ass. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 anime powers we wish were real.FROM EVENT:
Finale of Fullmetal Alchemist
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Which anime series features Devil Fruits?

Which anime power involves invisible arms that fluctuate in strength?

On 'Death Note,' whoever's name is written within the notebook shall die.

The Demon Weapons from 'Soul Eater' involve highly skilled warriors who are partnered with people who can transform into living weapons.


Top 10 Anime BattlesThey're intense. They're bloody. They're out of this world. It can only be anime. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 anime battles.FROM EVENT:
Finale of Fullmetal Alchemist
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Who is Goku's main rival?

What is Ichigo's surname?

Pain is a member of the Akatsuki.

Cell is a mutated human being.


Another Top 10 Animated Music VideosSometimes music and animation really do go hand-in-hand. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks for another top 10 animated music videos.FROM EVENT:
Release of Land of Confusion by Disturbed
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Strawberry Swing by Coldplay is the fifth single from the album Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends.

The U2 song Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me is from what movie soundtrack?

What is the name of the rapper featured on the Eminem song Shake That and also appears in animated form in the music video?

Heath Ledger was given a director credit for the music video of the song Float On by Modest Mouse.


Another Top 10 Unexpected Movie DeathsDid NOT see that one coming (again). Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for ANOTHER top 10 unexpected movie deaths. It should go without saying but: SPOILER ALERT.FROM EVENT:
Release of Zombieland
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In the movie 'Se7en,' what is the seventh sin?

Who ranks as our unexpected death in the movie 'L.A. Confidential'?

Bill Murray dies in the movie 'Zombieland.'

Spider kills Tommy DeVito in the movie 'GoodFellas.'


Top 10 Hilarious Slow Motion Movie ScenesSometimes it isn’t the timing but time itself that makes us laugh the hardest. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 hilarious slow motion movie scenes.FROM EVENT:
Release of Zombieland
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Which film scene was named 'worst movie death scene ever' by a YouTube user?

Which movie features a slow motion scene that is performed by the actual actor?

In Kung Fu Panda, Tai Lung escapes from prison and seeks revenge on his old master.

In Old School, Will Ferrell's character accidentally tranquilizes himself while streaking in the middle of the road.


Top 10 Scariest Clowns in Movies and TVThey’re the frightening funnymen from our childhood that made us never want to visit the circus. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 scariest clowns of film and television.FROM EVENT:
Release of Zombieland
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How many of these clowns from our video appeared on TV?

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2

4

1

'It' is based on a Stephen King novel.

Horny the Clown ('Drive Thru') has alien origins.

Actor Tim Curry played which clown?


Top 10 Avoidable Deaths in MoviesThese guys made Death’s job all too easy. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 most avoidable deaths in movies.FROM EVENT:
2009 Release: Zombieland
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What was the name of the possessed car?

Which lead character drowned after the Titanic sank?

Robert Neville died from being eaten by a shark

The Candyman is the host of a detective


Top 10 TV Anti-HeroesThey make bad look oh-so-good. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 anti-heroes on TV. For this list, we’ve chosen unethical TV show protagonists who make bad choices and do bad things – usually with selfish motives – but somehow, we cheer them on time and time again.FROM EVENT:
Debut of Homeland
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Which television anti-hero worked as a high school chemistry teacher?

Which television anti-hero witnessed his mother's murder?

On the television show 'Weeds,' Nancy Botwin begins selling marijuana because her husband died.

On the show 'Mad Men,' Don Draper's real name is Dick Whitman.


Top 10 TV Shows to Binge OnHave some time to kill? Wanna fill it with a rewarding television experience? You’re in luck. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 shows you should binge watch.FROM EVENT:
Debut of Homeland
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How many honorable mentions are there in our list of the Top 10 TV Shows to Binge On?

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What is the name of the space western on our list of the Top 10 TV Shows to Binge On?

The name of the actress from the TV show My So-Called Life who is also the female lead in Homeland is Claire Danes.

The name of the actor who plays Don Draper on Mad Men is Jon Hamm.


Top 10 Showtime Shows of All TimeIn the battle of cable TV, it always comes down to Showtime versus HBO. If you're stuck between the two, our list might just sway you. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 Showtime shows of all time.FROM EVENT:
Debut of Homeland
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Which Showtime show was cancelled after just two seasons?

In what city does 'Queer as Folk' take place?

'Masters of Sex' is based on real life sex researchers.

Dexter was a serial killer who worked for the Las Vegas police department.


Top 10 Annoying TV KidsKids on TV shows can either be the best or the worst. Most of the time, it's the latter. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 annoying TV kids.FROM EVENT:
Debut of Homeland
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Justin Stewart is a king on 'Game of Thrones.'

No one believes Henry's claims on 'Once Upon a Time' at the beginning of the series.

Which girl on our list was kicked out of a sleepover for 'inappropriate behavior'?


Resident Evil 6: Everything You Should KnowEvil returns, this time in a variety of flavors. Join WatchMojo.com and today we’ll be exploring everything you should know about “Resident Evil 6.”FROM EVENT:
Resident Evil 6 is released for the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.
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The newly introduced character Jake Muller is the son of which longtime Resident Evil character?

The J'avo are parasitic organisms that use humans as hosts. Which virus created them?

'Resident Evil 6'has been developed by Capcom with a South American design influence in mind.

Jake Muller's campaign is reminiscent of 'Resident Evil 3', as a relentless creature hunts him.


Van Morrison Biography: Life and Career of the Singer-SongwriterIn this video, WatchMojo.com takes a look at the life and career of Northern Irish singer-songwriter, Van Morrison. FROM EVENT:
Van Morrison album 'Born to Sing: No Plan B' is released
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The name of Van Morrison's signature tune is 'Blue Eyed Boy.'

In 1989, Van Morrison had a top twenty duet in the United Kingdom with Biff Tannen.

In what band did Van Morrison have his first taste of success before he embarked on a solo career?

What is the name of Van Morrison's first top ten album on the American charts?