Whitney Houston: The life story you may not know

Stacker compiled a list of 16 significant events in the life of the late iconic singer and actress Whitney Houston.

Best and worst Al Pacino movies

From Michael in "The Godfather" to Aldo in "House of Gucci," Stacker ranked all 53 Al Pacino films from worst to best via IMDb user ratings.  

20 of the best Christmas albums of all time

Using data from numerous music websites, Stacker compiled a list of 20 of the greatest Christmas albums of all time across a variety of genres and eras.
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100 best dramas of all time, according to critics

Stacker compiled data on all feature-length dramas with at least seven critic reviews through Metacritic and ranked them according to Metascore.

100 best TV episodes of all time

What's your favorite TV episode ever? Stacker ranks the most unforgettable episodes of all time.    

50 best season finales in TV history

Stacker counts down the 50 best season finales in TV history, a list chock full of sentimental gangsters and mischievous media moguls.   

The best (and worst) Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson movies

Stacker compiled the definitive rankings of the 40 films featuring The Rock using an index of IMDb ratings and Rotten Tomatoes' Tomatometer.  

100 best American movies of all time

Stacker compiled data on thousands of American movies to come up with a Stacker score—a weighted index split evenly between IMDb and Metacritic ratings—that allowed us to rank the 100 greatest American movies of all time.  

Online Bettors Gearing Up for Biggest NBA Season in Decades

(NewsUSA) - The NBA season tipped off  Tuesday, October 18th with no true consensus favorite to take this year’s Championship title. The NBA Championship futures market at BetUS.com shows the …

Nickelodeon’s ‘That Girl Lay Lay’ Star is Here to School Gen Alpha

(NewsUSA) - There’s a new generation running the show in the Kidverse: Generation Alpha. Defined as those born between 2010 and 2024, this new group of kiddos succeeding Generation Z is more …

Filmmaker Turns Loss into Award-Winning Documentary

(NewsUSA) - The award-winning documentary, “Adapting to Dive,” follows filmmaker David Marsh on a transformational journey. Marsh lost his son to an opioid overdose on Thanksgiving, one week …

100 best movies of all time

Stacker ranked the top 100 best films of all time, using data from IMDb ratings and Metascores to create a score equally weighting the two.

18 of the most expensive celebrity engagement rings of all time

Stacker compiled a collection of 18 images of the most expensive celebrity engagement rings of all time.

Controversial figures who still found success

Stacker compiled a list of some of the most influential and controversial figures.

Major TV debuts from the year you were born

Stacker explored more than 70 TV debuts from the year you were born and the inspiration behind them.

100 best TV shows of all time

Stacker compiled a definitive list of the 100 best TV shows of all time by analyzing data from IMDb.

The World Cup is the most-watched sporting event internationally—here's how it stacks up to other US events

OLBG collected data on the U.S. television ratings of recent major sports championships to see how the Men's World Cup ranks in popularity against some of the most-anticipated sporting events.

Top 100 musical films of all time

Stacker compiled a list of the 100 best movie musicals of all time based on IMDb user ratings. Films had to be listed as a musical on IMDb and have 2,500 votes.   

Biggest box-office bombs of all time

Stacker compiled a list of 50 of the biggest box-office bombs of all time using data from The Numbers.

10 times real cases got the 'Law & Order' treatment

Louthian Law Firm compiled a list of 10 "Law & Order" franchise episodes that drew inspiration from real-life events, and the cases that inspired these episodes.
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Highest-paid players in the NBA
You may know which NBA players make the most points, but who makes the most money? Stacker compiled a list of the 25 highest-paid NBA players using Nov. 8, 2022 data from Spotrac.
Richest soccer players
Stacker compiled net worth data as well as life and career insights from the wealthiest soccer players in the world using Celebrity Net Worth and other sources.  
10 technologies that have shaped online gambling
Gambling doesn't just take place in casinos anymore. OLBG reviewed research from across the internet to understand the different technologies used by online casinos.  
Players with the most penalty minutes in NHL history
OLBG ranked the best enforcers in NHL history, based on all-time leaders in penalty minutes, according to Sports Reference's Stathead tool.  
Richest NFL players
To uncover the richest NFL players, Stacker consulted Celebrity Net Worth and ranked them by their 2022 net worth, calculated using a proprietary formula.  
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Best John Travolta films
Stacker ranked every John Travolta feature film according to IMDb user rating. Documentaries and cameos were not included.  
25 child stars who quit acting
Stacker compiled this list of 25 child actors who quit show business, pulling from historical news coverage to include everyone from Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen to Carrie Henn, who played the little girl in "Aliens."
Ranking George Clooney's films from worst to first
Stacker ranked all feature films—excluding cameos and documentaries—starring George Clooney, from the start of his career to his most recent picture, "Ticket to Paradise." Movies were ranked by IMDb user rating, with ties broken by votes.  
100 best miniseries of all time
Using data from IMDb, Stacker compiled a list of the 100 best miniseries of all time, which includes everything from BBC nature documentaries to HBO originals and foreign-language dramas.   
Bestselling girl groups of all time
From 1970s rock 'n' roll and 1980s country through to the pop and R&B of the '90s, Stacker combed through the bestselling artists of all time, according to the Recording Industry Association of America, and ranked the 10 girl groups with the most sales.
50 famous firsts from TV history
Stacker explored pioneering moments in TV history.     
Why these famous films were banned around the globe
Stacker delved into the reasons why dozens of famous films were banned around the world.
20 TV shows that made major comebacks decades later
Stacker compiled a list of 20 television shows that made major comebacks at least 20 years after the original aired its final episode.
100 best films of the 21st century, according to critics
Stacker collected data on the top movies of all time on Metacritic (as of October 2022) and ranked the top 100 from the 21st century according to Metascore, with ties broken by the number of IMDb user votes. Films with less than seven reviews were not considered.
Most-watched TV series finales of all time
Stacker ranked the top 50 most-watched TV series finales, according to Nielsen Ratings. See how "Game of Thrones" compares to "Seinfeld" and "M*A*S*H."   
100 best TV show seasons of the 21st century, according to critics
To choose the 100 best television shows, Stacker compiled the data for all TV reviews available on Metacritic, averaging reviews for each season and ranking shows according to the highest average.
10 TV spinoffs that are better than the original, according to data
​​Stacker dug deep into IMDBb ratings to research the history of TV shows and find out which spinoffs are better than the originals.
Sitcom history from the year you were born
Stacker takes a look at iconic moments in the history of sitcoms from the year you were born, using various entertainment news sources including The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, and IMDb.  
A closer look at the rising use of virtual locations for film and TV in the last decade
Giggster examines virtual productions' history and rising popularity in TV and film.
How movie ticket prices and sales have fluctuated over time
Giggster pulled data from The Numbers to track how movie ticket prices and sales (adjusted for inflation) changed over the past 25 years.
15 great films based on the lives of their directors
Stacker highlighted 15 well-regarded films that were autobiographical for the directors who made them.
25 of the most expensive divorces of all time
All is fair in love and war, and 2022 was a year filled with celebrity breakups. Stacker highlights 25 of the most expensive divorces of all time, based on our independent research.
25 great films with huge ensemble casts
Stacker researched and compiled data from IMDb and Metacritic to create a list of 25 great films with large ensemble casts.
Movie lovers' 25 favorite movies
Stacker delved into the films that Letterboxd users chose as their favorites.
Best Pixar films, according to critics
Stacker ranked every Pixar film according to its critical reception as of October 2022, as represented by its Metascore. Ties were broken by IMDb user ratings.
Famous party venues from Atlanta history
Giggster spotlights five iconic party locales from Atlanta's history, from 1930s jazz fests to 2000s hip-hop dinners.
Best trilogies in film history
From '80s nostalgia to coming-of-age stories, Stacker compiled IMDb data to determine the best trilogies in film history.
Best body swap movies
Stacker compiled data on all movies where body swapping played a significant role and ranked the top 10 according to IMDb user ratings. At least one major character had to end up in someone else's body to qualify, be it in a two-way switch or simply taking over a new corpse.
Landmark portrayals of LGBTQ+ characters in US sitcom history
Stacker compiled data from a decade of GLAAD's "Where We Are on TV" reports and scoured news coverage, critical reviews, and historical documents to investigate the history of LGBTQ+ representation in American sitcoms.
How Disney live-action movies compare to the originals
Stacker looked at every Disney live-action remake and sized them up next to their original animated version with IMDb and Metacritic data. Live-action adaptation sequels, spinoffs, and origin stories were not included—just remakes.  
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