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51 Movies You Just Have to Watch Any Time They Come on TV

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You know the movies we're talking about. It's those movies that whenever they come on television, you can't help but stop whatever you are doing and watch. It doesn't matter if you've seen it a hundred times before. It doesn't matter that you own the DVD. It doesn't matter if it just started or if there are only 10 minutes left. It doesn't matter that there are commercial breaks that you have to sit through.

If this movie comes on, you are watching it. No doubt about it. 

We polled the E! Online staff to round up their must-see on the small screen movies and compiled the ultimate Drop Everything, This Is on TV Right Now! list. We don't call them "guilty pleasures" because nobody feels guilty about watching any of these. Nope.

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And lest you forgot that some of these movies existed or, horror upon horror, you haven't seen some of them, we have provided trailers. Plus, you know, nostalgia.

You're welcome, and happy couch-sitting.

1. Outbreak

Year: 1995
Starring: Dustin Hoffman
, Rene Russo and Morgan Freeman

2. The Fugitive 

Year: 1993
Starring: Harrison Ford
and Tommy Lee Jones

3. Office Space

Year: 1999
Starring: Ron Livingston, Jennifer Aniston and Gary Cole

4. National Treasure  

Year: 2004
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Jon Voight, Diane Kruger, Sean Bean and Justin Bartha

5. Maid in Manhattan

Year: 2002
Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Ralph Fiennes and Natasha Richardson

6. Burlesque

Year: 2010
Starring: Christina Aguilera, CherEric Dane, Cam Gigandet, Julianne Hough, Alan Cumming and Stanley Tucci

7. Independence Day

Year: 1996
Starring: Will Smith
, Bill Pullman and Jeff Goldblum

8. What About Bob?

Year: 1991
Starring: Bill Murray
and Richard Dreyfuss

9. The Mummy

Year: 1999
Starring: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah and Kevin J. O'Connor

10. The Princess Bride

Year: 1987
Starring: Cary ElwesRobin WrightMandy PatinkinChris SarandonAndré the Giant and Christopher Guest

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11. First Wives Club

Year: 1996
Starring: Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler and Diane Keaton

12. A Few Good Men

Year: 1992
Starring: Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholsonand Demi Moore

13. She's the Man 

Year: 2006
Starring: Amanda Bynes and Channing Tatum

14. Forrest Gump

Year: 1994
Starring: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise and Sally Field

15. The Wedding Singer

Year: 1998
Starring: Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore

16. Volcano

Year: 1997
Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Anne Heche and Don Cheadle

17. How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

Year: 2003
Starring: Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey

18. Rain Man 

Year: 1988
Starring: Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise

19. Grease

Year: 1978
Starring: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing and Jeff Conaway

20. 10 Things I Hate About You

Year: 1999
Starring: Julia Stiles, Heath Ledger, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Larisa Oleynik

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21. The Shawshank Redemption

Year: 1994
Starring: Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman 

22. Mean Girls

Year: 2004
Starring: Lindsay Lohan, Tina Fey, Rachel McAdams, Lacey Chabert, Amanda Seyfried and Lizzy Caplan

23. Titanic

Year: 1997
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet

24. The Wedding Planner

Year: 2001
Starring: Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey

25. Harry Potter Marathons 

Year: 2001 - 2011
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson

26. Can't Hardly Wait

Year: 1998
Starring: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ethan Embry, Charlie Korsmo, Lauren Ambrose, Peter Facinelli and Seth Green

27. Legally Blonde 

Year: 2001
Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair, Matthew Davis, Victor Garber and Jennifer Coolidge

28. Big

Year: 1988
Starring: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia and John Heard

29. Sex and the City

Year: 2008
Starring: Sarah Jessica ParkerKim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon

30. The Departed 

Year: 2006
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson and Mark Wahlberg

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31. French Kiss

Year: 1995
Starring: Meg Ryan and Kevin Kline

32. The Blues Brothers

Year: 1980
Starring: John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd

33. Selena

Year: 1997
Starring: Jennifer Lopez 

34. Remember the Titans

Year: 2000
Starring: Denzel Washington and Will Patton

35. Miss Congeniality

Year: 2000
Starring: Sandra Bullock, Benjamin Bratt, Michael CaineWilliam Shatner and Candice Bergen

36. Steel Magnolias

Year: 1989
Starring: Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts

37. Sweet Home Alabama

Year: 2002
Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Josh Lucas, Patrick Dempsey and Candice Bergen

38. Mrs. Doubtfire

Year: 1993
Starring: Robin Williams and Sally Field

39. Something's Gotta Give

Year: 2003
Starring: Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton

40. The Parent Trap

Year: 1998
Starring: Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Natasha Richardson and Elaine Hendrix

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41. You've Got Mail

Year: 1998
Starring: Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan

42. Anaconda 

Year: 1997
Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube, Jon Voight andOwen Wilson

43. Never Been Kissed 

Year: 1999
Starring: Drew Barrymore, David Arquette, Michael Vartan, Leelee Sobieski, Molly Shannon, Garry Marshall and John C. Reilly

44. The Right Stuff

Year: 1983
Starring: Ed Harris, Scott Glenn, Sam Shepard, Fred Ward, Dennis Quaid and Barbara Hershey 

45. Clueless

Year: 1995
Starring: Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd, Donald Faison and Breckin Meyer

46. Hook

Year: 1991
Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts, Bob Hoskins and Maggie Smith

47. Monster-in-Law

Year: 2005
Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Jane Fonda, Michael Vartan and Wanda Sykes

48. Coal Miner's Daughter

Year: 1980
Starring: Sissy Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones, Beverly D'Angelo and Levon Helm

49. She's All That

Year: 1999
Starring: Freddie Prinze Jr., Rachael Leigh Cook, Matthew Lillard and Paul Walker

50. Enough

Year: 2002
Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Billy Campbell, Tessa Allen and Juliette Lewis

51. Spice World

Year: 1997
Starring: The Spice Girls! (duh) 

Our list by the numbers:

Number of Jennifer Lopez movies: 8
Romantic Comedies:
19
Action movies:
7
'70s movies:
1
'90s movies: 26
'80s movies: 7
2000s movies: 17

Your turn! What movie makes you drop everything and watch when it comes on the telly? Let's get the number of J.Lo movies up to an even 10!

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