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1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

PG | 152 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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64 Metascore

Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Writers: J.K. Rowling, Steve Kloves | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Richard Harris, Maggie Smith

Votes: 343,551

2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

PG | 161 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.3
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63 Metascore

Harry ignores warnings not to return to Hogwarts, only to find the school plagued by a series of mysterious attacks and a strange voice haunting him.

Writers: J.K. Rowling, Steve Kloves | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Richard Harris

Votes: 302,121

3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

PG | 142 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.8
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82 Metascore

It's Harry's third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new "Defense Against the Dark Arts" teacher, but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry.

Writers: J.K. Rowling, Steve Kloves | Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Richard Griffiths

Votes: 295,584

4. The Help (2011)

PG-13 | 146 min | Drama

8.1
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62 Metascore

An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.

Writers: Tate Taylor, Kathryn Stockett | Director: Tate Taylor | Stars: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard

Votes: 244,212

5. Home Alone (1990)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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63 Metascore

An 8-year-old boy who is accidentally left behind while his family flies to France for Christmas must defend his home against idiotic burglars.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard

Votes: 222,028

6. Fantastic Four (I) (2005)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.7
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40 Metascore

A group of astronauts gain superpowers after a cosmic radiation exposure and must use them to oppose the plans of their enemy, Doctor Victor Von Doom

Writers: Mark Frost, Michael France, Stan Lee, Jack Kirby | Director: Tim Story | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Michael Chiklis, Chris Evans, Jessica Alba

Votes: 215,291

7. Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)

PG | 92 min | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.6
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45 Metascore

The Fantastic Four learn that they aren't the only super-powered beings in the universe when they square off against the powerful Silver Surfer and the planet-eating Galactus.

Writers: Don Payne, Mark Frost, John Turman, Stan Lee, Jack Kirby | Director: Tim Story | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis

Votes: 172,364

8. Night at the Museum (2006)

PG | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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48 Metascore

A newly recruited night security guard at the Museum of Natural History discovers that an ancient curse causes the animals and exhibits on display to come to life and wreak havoc.

Writers: Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, Milan Trenc | Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino, Ricky Gervais, Dick Van Dyke

Votes: 171,063

9. The Goonies (1985)

PG | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.8
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60 Metascore

A group of kids set out on an adventure in search of pirate treasure that could save their homes from foreclosure.

Writers: Steven Spielberg, Chris Columbus | Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman

Votes: 140,826

10. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)

PG | 120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.4
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One year after Kevin was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself in New York City, and the same criminals are not far behind.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, Catherine O'Hara

Votes: 138,035

11. Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)

PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.8
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53 Metascore

After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife.

Writers: Anne Fine, Randi Mayem Singer, Leslie Dixon | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Robin Williams, Sally Field, Pierce Brosnan, Harvey Fierstein

Votes: 137,044

12. Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)

PG | 118 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.9
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47 Metascore

A teenager discovers he's the descendant of a Greek god and sets out on an adventure to settle an on-going battle between the gods.

Writers: Craig Titley, Rick Riordan | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Logan Lerman, Kevin McKidd, Steve Coogan, Brandon T. Jackson

Votes: 110,997

13. Gremlins (1984)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Horror

7.2
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A boy inadvertantly breaks 3 important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.

Writer: Chris Columbus | Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton, John Louie

Votes: 107,175

14. Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)

PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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42 Metascore

Security guard Larry Daley infiltrates the Smithsonian Institution in order to rescue Jedediah and Octavius, who have been shipped to the museum by mistake.

Writers: Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon | Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Amy Adams, Hank Azaria

Votes: 92,501

15. Bicentennial Man (1999)

PG | 132 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.7
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42 Metascore

An android endeavors to become human as he gradually acquires emotions.

Writers: Isaac Asimov, Robert Silverberg, Nicholas Kazan | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Robin Williams, Embeth Davidtz, Sam Neill, Oliver Platt

Votes: 68,302

16. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)

PG | 106 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.9
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39 Metascore

In order to restore their dying safe haven, the son of Poseidon and his friends embark on a quest to the Sea of Monsters to find the mythical Golden Fleece while trying to stop an ancient evil from rising.

Writers: Marc Guggenheim, Rick Riordan | Director: Thor Freudenthal | Stars: Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario, Brandon T. Jackson, Nathan Fillion

Votes: 62,429

17. Jingle All the Way (1996)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family

5.3
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A father decides to dream the impossible; to get a Turbo Man action figure for his son just before Christmas.

Writer: Randy Kornfield | Director: Brian Levant | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad, Phil Hartman, Rita Wilson

Votes: 56,038

18. Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Horror

6.3
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The Gremlins are back, and this time, they've taken total control over the building of a media mogul.

Writers: Chris Columbus, Charles S. Haas | Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, John Glover, Robert Prosky

Votes: 51,806

19. Stepmom (1998)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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58 Metascore

A terminally-ill mother has to settle on the new woman in her ex-husband's life, who will be their new stepmother.

Writers: Gigi Levangie, Jessie Nelson, Steven Rogers, Karen Leigh Hopkins, Ronald Bass | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Ed Harris, Jena Malone

Votes: 37,785

20. Rent (2005)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.1
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53 Metascore

This is the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America.

Writers: Stephen Chbosky, Jonathan Larson | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Taye Diggs, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Rosario Dawson, Anthony Rapp

Votes: 37,622

21. The Cove (2009)

PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary, Crime

8.5
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84 Metascore

Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renowned dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health.

Writer: Mark Monroe | Director: Louie Psihoyos | Stars: Richard O'Barry, Louie Psihoyos, Hardy Jones, Michael Illiff

Votes: 34,061

22. Nine Months (1995)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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When he finds out his longtime girlfriend is pregnant, a commitment-phobe realizes he might have to change his lifestyle for better or much, much worse.

Writers: Patrick Braoudé, Chris Columbus | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Hugh Grant, Julianne Moore, Tom Arnold, Joan Cusack

Votes: 25,820

23. I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

5.3
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32 Metascore

A nerdy valedictorian proclaims his love for the hottest and most popular girl in school - Beth Cooper - during his graduation speech. Much to his surprise, Beth shows up at his door that very night and decides to show him the best night of his life.

Writer: Larry Doyle | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Hayden Panettiere, Paul Rust, Jack Carpenter, Lauren London

Votes: 23,322

24. Adventures in Babysitting (1987)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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Chris Parker agrees to babysit after her "dread" date stands her up. Expecting a dull evening, Chris settles down with three kids for a night of TV... and boredom. But when her frantic ... See full summary »

Writer: David Simkins | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Elisabeth Shue, Maia Brewton, Keith Coogan, Anthony Rapp

Votes: 23,161

25. Christmas with the Kranks (2004)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Family

5.1
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22 Metascore

With their daughter away, her parents decide to skip Christmas altogether until she decides to come home, causing an uproar when they have to celebrate the holidays at the last minute.

Writers: John Grisham, Chris Columbus | Director: Joe Roth | Stars: Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd, M. Emmet Walsh

Votes: 20,983

26. Monkeybone (2001)

PG-13 | 93 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

4.7
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40 Metascore

In a coma, a cartoonist finds himself trapped within his own underground creation and must find a way to get back, while racing against his popular but treacherous character, Monkeybone.

Writers: Kaja Blackley, Sam Hamm | Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Bridget Fonda, John Turturro, Chris Kattan

Votes: 12,704

27. Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.8
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When assorted people start having inexplicable delusions that lead to their deaths, a teenage Sherlock Holmes decides to investigate.

Writers: Arthur Conan Doyle, Chris Columbus | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Nicholas Rowe, Alan Cox, Sophie Ward, Anthony Higgins

Votes: 12,621

28. Only the Lonely (1991)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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A Chicago cop must balance loyalty to his overbearing mother and a relationship with a shy funeral home worker.

Writer: Chris Columbus | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: John Candy, Maureen O'Hara, Ally Sheedy, Kevin Dunn

Votes: 6,448

29. Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)

G | 85 min | Family, Animation, Adventure

7.2
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A young boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of until he unleashes a century old secret that may not only destroy this ... See full summary »

Writers: Chris Columbus, Richard Outten, Jean Giraud, Yutaka Fujioka, Winsor McCay | Directors: Masami Hata, William T. Hurtz | Stars: Gabriel Damon, Mickey Rooney, Rene Auberjonois, Danny Mann

Votes: 4,754

30. Chasing Ice (2012)

PG-13 | 75 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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75 Metascore

Follow National Geographic photographer James Balog across the Arctic as he deploys time-lapse cameras designed for one purpose: to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers.

Writer: Mark Monroe | Director: Jeff Orlowski | Stars: James Balog, Svavar Jónatansson, Louie Psihoyos, Kitty Boone

Votes: 4,189

31. The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004)

98 min | Documentary

7.8
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Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.

Writer: Mark Jonathan Harris | Director: Wendy Apple | Stars: Kathy Bates, Zach Staenberg, Jodie Foster, Michael Tronick

Votes: 1,487

32. Reckless (1984)

R | 90 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy

6.1
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Rebellious footballer Johnny, falls for cheerleader Tracy. They come from opposite backrounds; she's from a comfortable well off family, his is poor and broken. Tracy already has a ... See full summary »

Writer: Chris Columbus | Director: James Foley | Stars: Aidan Quinn, Daryl Hannah, Kenneth McMillan, Cliff De Young

Votes: 1,332

33. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )

60 min | News

3.7
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"Entertainment Tonight" is the #1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine in the world. Launched in 1981, ET is anchored by Mary Hart and Bob Goen. Primary substitute anchors are Jann Carl ... See full summary »

Creator: Alfred Masini | Stars: Mark Steines, Nancy O'Dell, Mary Hart, Kevin Frazier

Votes: 1,222

34. Heartbreak Hotel (1988)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

5.6
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When a teen tries to set up a band at his school, his mother who was a big fan of Elvis Presley gets in a wreck he and his band members decides to kidnap Elvis and have him hooked up with his mother.

Writer: Chris Columbus | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: David Keith, Tuesday Weld, Charlie Schlatter, Angela Goethals

Votes: 790

35. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 676

36. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 471

37. HBO First Look (1992– )

13 min | Documentary

6.3
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Behind-the-scenes look at upcoming feature films, featuring interview commentary with their casts and crews.

Stars: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Will Smith, Matt Damon

Votes: 273

38. Galaxy High School (1986– )

30 min | Animation, Family, Sci-Fi

7.4
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A short-lived cartoon dealing with Doyle and Aimee, two Earthling students, who are chosen to attend a high school in outer space (Aimee for being the #1 student, Doyle for being a failure)... See full summary »

Stars: Susan Blu, Pat Carroll, Nancy Cartwright, Guy Christopher

Votes: 201

39. Tavis Smiley (2004– )

30 min | Talk-Show

5.7
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Stars: Tavis Smiley, Cornel West, Newt Gingrich, Harry Belafonte

Votes: 177

40. Breakfast (2000– )

180 min | Family, News, Talk-Show

6.0
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Popular morning news programme that covers many news stories from both the UK and from around the world. Other features include a sports round-up, weather reports every thirty minutes and ... See full summary »

Stars: Bill Turnbull, Carol Kirkwood, Charlie Stayt, Sian Williams

Votes: 176

41. Fog City Mavericks (2007)

TV-14 | 119 min | Documentary

7.4
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Fog City Mavericks explores and applauds the extraordinary cinematic achievements of San Francisco Bay Area filmmakers, with notable attention to the way in which their lives and work ... See full summary »

Writer: Gary Leva | Director: Gary Leva | Stars: Carroll Ballard, Brad Bird, Ronald Colby, Chris Columbus

Votes: 170

42. The Goonies II (1987 Video Game)

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Basically a loose continuation of the original film and in turn the original Japan released/US coin-op only of the popular Goonies. Part 2 finds the villains of the first film, The ... See full summary »

Writer: Chris Columbus

Votes: 162

43. No Day But Today: The Story of 'Rent' (2006 Video)

112 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Billy Aronson, Martha Banta, Michael Barnathan, Tom Buderwitz

Votes: 162

44. 'Harry Potter': Behind the Magic (2001 TV Movie)

Unrated | 60 min | Documentary, Fantasy

6.3
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Stars: Chris Columbus, Katie Couric, Rupert Grint, Daniel Radcliffe

Votes: 150

45. Made in Hollywood (2005– )

60 min | Talk-Show

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Creator: Cleveland O'Neal III | Stars: Kylie Erica Mar, Julie L. Harkness, Rahsan-Rahsan Lindsay, Patrick Stinson

Votes: 136

46. Días de cine (1991– )

60 min | News

7.0
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Antonio Gasset hosts this show in which recently released movies and DVDs are thoughtfully discussed, in a documentary-like way.

Stars: Antonio Gasset, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo, Henar Álvarez, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón

Votes: 122

47. Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007– )

Talk-Show | Active

6.1
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Creator: Kourosh Taj | Stars: Carrie Keagan, Shark Firestone, Emma Stone, Bradley Cooper

Votes: 97

48. Little Accidents (2014)

105 min | Drama

7.7
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In a small American town still living in the shadow of a terrible coal mine accident, the disappearance of a teenage boy draws together a surviving miner, the lonely wife of a mine executive, and a local boy in a web of secrets.

Writer: Sara Colangelo | Director: Sara Colangelo | Stars: Elizabeth Banks, Boyd Holbrook, Jacob Lofland, Josh Lucas

Votes: 95

49. Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 1: The Magic Begins (2009 Video)

Documentary

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Stars: Robbie Coltrane, Chris Columbus, Warwick Davis, Rupert Grint

Votes: 79

50. Good Day L.A. (1993– )

180 min | News, Talk-Show

6.2
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Stars: Steve Edwards, Rick Dickert, Maria Quiban, Lisa Breckenridge

Votes: 60