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1. Back to School (1986)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
To help his discouraged son get through college, a funloving and obnoxious rich businessman decides to enter the school as a student himself.
Writers: Rodney Dangerfield, Greg Fields, Dennis Snee, Steven Kampmann, William Porter, Pj Torokvei, Harold Ramis | Director: Alan Metter | Stars: Rodney Dangerfield, Sally Kellerman, Burt Young, Keith Gordon
Votes: 21,571 | Gross: $91.26M
2. Jumanji (1995)
PG | 104 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
When two kids find and play a magical board game, they release a man trapped for decades in it and a host of dangers that can only be stopped by finishing the game.
Votes: 205,687 | Gross: $100.20M
3. Beetlejuice (1988)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A couple of recently deceased ghosts contract the services of a "bio-exorcist" in order to remove the obnoxious new owners of their house.
Votes: 188,363 | Gross: $73.33M
4. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy
Ron Burgundy is San Diego's top rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting of the '70s, but that's all about to change for Ron and his cronies when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor.
Votes: 266,957 | Gross: $84.14M
5. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2015)
PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Through a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in Miami...and dump them. They have three days to get to him and stop the proposal, saving themselves not only from losing Dave but possibly from gaining a terrible stepbrother.
Votes: 9,184 | Gross: $85.88M
6. George of the Jungle (1997)
PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A man raised in the jungle by apes falls in love with a wealthy American heiress.
Votes: 55,946 | Gross: $105.26M
7. Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007)
PG | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
A struggling songwriter named Dave Seville finds success when he comes across a trio of singing chipmunks: mischievous leader Alvin, brainy Simon, and chubby, impressionable Theodore.
Votes: 56,977 | Gross: $217.33M
8. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy
The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.
Votes: 105,699 | Gross: $71.32M
9. Dennis the Menace (1993)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family
When his parents have to go out of town, Dennis stays with Mr. and Mrs. Wilson. The little menace is driving Mr. Wilson crazy, but Dennis is just trying to be helpful. Even to the thief who's arrived in town.
Votes: 44,301 | Gross: $51.27M
10. The Benchwarmers (2006)
PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
A trio of guys try and make up for missed opportunities in childhood by forming a three-player baseball team to compete against standard children baseball squads.
Votes: 40,491 | Gross: $57.65M
11. Scary Movie 4 (2006)
PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy
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.
Writers: Craig Mazin, Jim Abrahams, Pat Proft, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Buddy Johnson, Phil Beauman, Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer | Director: David Zucker | Stars: Anna Faris, Regina Hall, Craig Bierko, Bill Pullman
Votes: 93,463 | Gross: $90.70M
12. Fired Up! (2009)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy
The two most popular guys in high school decide to ditch football camp for cheerleader camp. For the girls and for the glory.
Votes: 36,829 | Gross: $17.23M
13. Baby's Day Out (1994)
PG | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately... See full summary »
Votes: 33,009 | Gross: $16.67M
15. Are We There Yet? (2005)
PG | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Nick Persons is a selfish player who owns a collectables sports shop in New York. Everything in his life is perfect until he meets Suzanne Kingston, a business woman who has something Nick ... See full summary »
Votes: 22,568 | Gross: $82.30M
16. Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Janey is new in town, and soon meets Lynne, who shares her passion for dancing in general, and "Dance TV" in particular. When a competition is announced to find a new Dance TV regular ... See full summary »
17. Superhero Movie (2008)
PG-13 | 75 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Orphaned high school student Rick Riker is bitten by a radioactive dragonfly, develops super powers (except for the ability to fly), and becomes a hero.
Votes: 51,872 | Gross: $25.87M
18. Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011)
G | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Playing around while aboard a cruise ship, the Chipmunks and Chipettes accidentally go overboard and end up marooned in a tropical paradise. They discover their new turf is not as deserted as it seems.
Votes: 22,721 | Gross: $133.10M
19. Balls of Fury (2007)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Sport
Down-and-out former professional ping-pong phenom, Randy Daytona, is sucked into a maelstrom when FBI Agent Ernie Rodriguez recruits him for a secret mission. Randy is determined to bounce back and win, and to smoke out his father's killer -- arch-fiend Feng.
Votes: 35,326 | Gross: $32.88M
20. Hop (2011)
PG | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
E.B., the Easter Bunny's teenage son, heads to Hollywood, determined to become a drummer in a rock 'n' roll band. In LA, he's taken in by Fred after the out-of-work slacker hits E.B. with his car.
Votes: 23,991 | Gross: $108.01M
21. Snow Dogs (2002)
PG | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.
Votes: 20,158 | Gross: $81.15M
22. Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy
A thirty-something former child star hires a foster family to re-create the childhood he never had.
Votes: 11,784 | Gross: $22.73M
23. The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000)
PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When enemies Boris, Natasha and Fearless leader escape into the real world with a nefarious scheme, Rocky & Bullwinkle do the same and team up with a young F.B.I. agent to stop the trio.
Votes: 16,592 | Gross: $26.00M
24. Moonwalker (1988)
PG | 93 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy
Anthology movie by, and starring, Michael Jackson in his prime, combining a number of music videos from his bestselling "Bad" album with a fantasy tale of Michael's confrontation with a ruthless drug dealer known as Mr. Big (Joe Pesci).
26. The Muse (1999)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy
With his career on the skids, a Hollywood screenwriter enlists the aid of a modern-day muse, who proves to test his patience.
Votes: 9,263 | Gross: $11.61M
27. Furry Vengeance (2010)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Family
In the Oregon wilderness, a real-estate developer's new housing subdivision faces a unique group of protestors: local woodland creatures who don't want their homes disturbed.
Votes: 12,351 | Gross: $17.60M
28. My Favorite Martian (1999)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
A martian lands on Earth and makes friends with a reporter.
Votes: 10,843 | Gross: $36.83M
29. Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004 Video)
Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy
This "alternate film" companion to Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) was compiled from dropped sub-plots and alternate takes. While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica ... See full summary »
30. One from the Heart (1981)
R | 107 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Hank and Frannie don't seem to be able to live together anymore. After a five-year relationship, lustful and dreamy Fanny leaves down-to-earth Hank on the anniversary of their relationship.... See full summary »
Votes: 3,791 | Gross: $0.90M
31. The Battle of Shaker Heights (2003)
PG-13 | 79 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy
A young war reenactor makes a friend on the battlefield who helps him use strategy to take on his high school enemy. Driven by newfound confidence, he seduces the friend's fetching older ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,799 | Gross: $0.28M
32. Moving (1988)
R | 89 min | Comedy
Arlo accepts what seems to him to be a dream promotion to Idaho. He soon discovers, however, that moving has its own share of problems.
Votes: 3,802 | Gross: $10.82M
33. Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy
To improve its relations with Muslim countries, the United States government sends comedian Albert Brooks to south Asia to write a report on what makes followers of Islam laugh.
Votes: 2,876 | Gross: $0.89M
35. Night of the Living Deb (2015)
85 min | Comedy, Horror, Romance
After a girls' night out, endearingly awkward Deb wakes up in the apartment of the most attractive guy in Portland, Maine. She's thrilled, but she can't remember much of what got her there.... See full summary »
36. Infestation (2009)
R | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
A slacker awakes to find himself weak and wrapped in a webbing; after realizing that the world has been taken over by giant alien insects, he wakes a ragtag group of strangers and together they fight for survival.
39. The Man Who Saw Tomorrow (1981)
PG | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History
Hosted by Orson Welles, this documentary utilizes a grab bag of dramatized scenes, stock footage, TV news clips and interviews to ask: Did 16th century French astrologer and physician ... See full summary »
42. New Year's Evil (1980)
R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller
During a New Year's Eve celebration, a Punk Rock & New Wave show host gets a phone call saying that when New Year's strikes in each time zone, someone will be murdered--and she will be the last one.
43. The Last of the Cowboys (1977)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
This movie is about an aging trucker named Elegant John Howard. Howard decides he and his truck Elenor has one more good run in them, and with the help of a hitchhiker and a few others he will make it happen.
44. Roadhouse 66 (1985)
R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
Beckman driving a '55 Thunderbird on Route 66 hooks up with Johnny after hoodlum Hoot and his gang shoot his car. Continuous conflicts between Hoot and Beckman make Beckman and Johnny ... See full summary »
45. The Eighteenth Angel (1997)
R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Mythology and religious dogma are slowly revealed when an attractive young woman is approached by a modeling agency that pulls her into an underworld of priests that are not Christian but ... See full summary »
46. Inside Out (1986)
R | 87 min | Drama, Romance
An agoraphobic must give up his sheltered life and venture outside after a series of personal and financial problems.
48. Moonchild (1974)
R | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
A young artists spends the night at a mysterious inn, where he meets a group of strange, sullen people, among them the innkeeper's beautiful daughter. What he doesn't know is that he has ... See full summary »
49. CinéMagique (2002)
Comedy, Family, Fantasy
George is a modern-day traveler literally stuck in movie history, looking for a way out. Ever so soon having fallen in love with Marguerite, he stumbles from one film classic into another, ... See full summary »