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1. The Fosters (2013– )

60 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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Teenager Callie Jacob is placed in a foster home with a lesbian couple and their blend of biological, adoptive and foster children.

Stars: Maia Mitchell, David Lambert, Cierra Ramirez, Danny Nucci

Votes: 18,025

2. Parenthood (2010–2015)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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The lives and tragedies of the Braverman family tree.

Stars: Peter Krause, Lauren Graham, Dax Shepard, Monica Potter

Votes: 24,999

3. The Avengers (2012)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Sci-Fi

8.1
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69 Metascore

Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.

Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner

Votes: 1,037,882 | Gross: $623.28M

4. Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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68 Metascore

A middle-aged husband's life changes dramatically when his wife asks him for a divorce. He seeks to rediscover his manhood with the help of a newfound friend, Jacob, learning to pick up girls at bars.

Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa | Stars: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone

Votes: 393,737 | Gross: $84.24M

5. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)

PG-13 | 169 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.1
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50 Metascore

Captain Barbossa, Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann must sail off the edge of the map, navigate treachery and betrayal, find Jack Sparrow, and make their final alliances for one last decisive battle.

Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Geoffrey Rush

Votes: 493,755 | Gross: $309.40M

6. Fast & Furious (2009)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.7
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45 Metascore

Brian O'Conner, back working for the FBI in Los Angeles, teams up with Dominic Toretto to bring down a heroin importer by infiltrating his operation.

Director: Justin Lin | Stars: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster

Votes: 213,075 | Gross: $155.02M

7. Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)

PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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67 Metascore

Two young brothers are drawn into an intergalactic adventure when their house is hurled through the depths of space by the magical board game they are playing.

Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Josh Hutcherson, Jonah Bobo, Dax Shepard, Tim Robbins

Votes: 71,396 | Gross: $28.05M

8. Liar Liar (1997)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.8
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70 Metascore

A fast-track lawyer can't lie for 24 hours due to his son's birthday wish after he turns his son down for the last time.

Director: Tom Shadyac | Stars: Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Justin Cooper, Cary Elwes

Votes: 230,706 | Gross: $181.40M

9. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)

PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.0
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35 Metascore

Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson

Votes: 333,639 | Gross: $402.08M

10. 13 Going on 30 (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.1
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57 Metascore

A girl makes a wish on her 13th birthday and wakes up the next day as a 30-year-old woman.

Director: Gary Winick | Stars: Jennifer Garner, Mark Ruffalo, Judy Greer, Andy Serkis

Votes: 127,693 | Gross: $56.04M

11. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy

7.2
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63 Metascore

Ron Burgundy is San Diego's top-rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting of the 1970s, but that's all about to change for Ron and his cronies when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd

Votes: 278,637 | Gross: $84.14M

12. Die Hard 2 (1990)

R | 124 min | Action, Thriller

7.1
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67 Metascore

John McClane attempts to avert disaster as rogue military operatives seize control of Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C.

Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Bruce Willis, William Atherton, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Votes: 281,095 | Gross: $117.54M

13. Yes Man (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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46 Metascore

A guy challenges himself to say "yes" to everything for an entire year.

Director: Peyton Reed | Stars: Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper, John Michael Higgins

Votes: 281,916 | Gross: $97.68M

14. Life as We Know It (2010)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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39 Metascore

Two single adults become caregivers to an orphaned girl when their mutual best friends die in an accident.

Director: Greg Berlanti | Stars: Katherine Heigl, Josh Duhamel, Josh Lucas, Alexis Clagett

Votes: 100,380 | Gross: $53.36M

15. The Perfect Storm (2000)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.4
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59 Metascore

An unusually intense storm pattern catches some commercial fishermen unaware and puts them in mortal danger.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, John C. Reilly, Diane Lane

Votes: 136,662 | Gross: $182.62M

16. Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

3.7
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23 Metascore

A computer hacker breaks into the computer system of the Seabourn Legend cruise liner and sets it speeding on a collision course into a gigantic oil tanker.

Director: Jan de Bont | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Jason Patric, Willem Dafoe, Temuera Morrison

Votes: 62,631 | Gross: $48.07M

17. The Bridge (2013–2014)

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Two detectives work together to take down a serial killer operating on both sides of the Texas-Chihuahua border.

Stars: Demián Bichir, Diane Kruger, Thomas M. Wright, Ted Levine

Votes: 15,579

18. The Great Outdoors (1988)

PG | 91 min | Comedy

6.6
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A Chicago man's hope for a peaceful family vacation in the woods is shattered when the annoying in-laws drop in.

Director: Howard Deutch | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Stephanie Faracy, Annette Bening

Votes: 30,217 | Gross: $41.46M

19. Free Willy (1993)

PG | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

5.9
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79 Metascore

When a boy learns that a beloved killer whale is to be killed by the aquarium owners, the boy risks everything to free the whale.

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Jason James Richter, Lori Petty, Michael Madsen, Jayne Atkinson

Votes: 53,919 | Gross: $77.70M

20. Doctor Dolittle (1998)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.3
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46 Metascore

A doctor discovers that he can communicate with animals.

Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Peter Boyle, Ossie Davis, Oliver Platt

Votes: 77,690 | Gross: $144.16M

21. Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.4
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38 Metascore

A widowed Coast Guard Admiral and a widow handbag designer fall in love and marry, much to the dismay of her 10 and his 8 children.

Director: Raja Gosnell | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Rene Russo, Jerry O'Connell, Sean Faris

Votes: 22,628 | Gross: $53.36M

22. Midnight Run (1988)

R | 126 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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78 Metascore

An accountant is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia after jumping bail.

Director: Martin Brest | Stars: Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Yaphet Kotto, John Ashton

Votes: 56,634 | Gross: $38.41M

23. Troop Beverly Hills (1989)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy

5.5
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A soon to be divorced Beverly Hills socialite is determined to prove to her husband and herself that she can finish what she starts out to do, by becoming a den mother to a troop of Beverly Hills Girl Scouts.

Director: Jeff Kanew | Stars: Shelley Long, Craig T. Nelson, Betty Thomas, Mary Gross

Votes: 7,713 | Gross: $8.51M

24. The General's Daughter (1999)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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47 Metascore

When the daughter of a well-known and well-respected base commander is murdered, an undercover detective is summoned to look into the matter and finds a slew of cover-ups at West Point.

Director: Simon West | Stars: John Travolta, Madeleine Stowe, James Cromwell, Timothy Hutton

Votes: 44,228 | Gross: $102.68M

25. Radio (2003)

PG | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.9
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38 Metascore

The story of a high school coach and the developmentally challenged man who he took under his wing.

Director: Michael Tollin | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Ed Harris, Debra Winger, S. Epatha Merkerson

Votes: 33,219 | Gross: $52.28M

26. The Riches (2007–2008)

45 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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A family of crooks assume the identity of an upper-middle-class suburban clan in the Deep South.

Stars: Eddie Izzard, Minnie Driver, Shannon Woodward, Noel Fisher

Votes: 7,345

27. Bad Words (2013)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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57 Metascore

A spelling bee loser sets out to exact revenge by finding a loophole and attempting to win as an adult.

Director: Jason Bateman | Stars: Jason Bateman, Kathryn Hahn, Allison Janney, Rohan Chand

Votes: 40,063 | Gross: $7.76M

28. Beauty Shop (2005)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy

5.5
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53 Metascore

A determined hairstylist (Queen Latifah) competes with her former boss (Kevin Bacon) after opening her own business in Atlanta.

Director: Bille Woodruff | Stars: Queen Latifah, Alicia Silverstone, Djimon Hounsou, Andie MacDowell

Votes: 13,804 | Gross: $36.31M

29. Multiplicity (1996)

PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.0
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A man who never has enough time for the things he wants to do is offered the opportunity to have himself duplicated.

Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Michael Keaton, Andie MacDowell, Zack Duhame, Katie Schlossberg

Votes: 25,545 | Gross: $20.10M

30. Prime Suspect (2011–2012)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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About Jane Timoney, an iconoclastic female detective who has to make her bones in a tough New York precinct that is dominated by men.

Stars: Maria Bello, Brían F. O'Byrne, Kirk Acevedo, Peter Gerety

Votes: 3,313

31. Little Black Book (2004)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

5.3
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36 Metascore

A woman snoops through her boyfriend's palm pilot and reveals his former girlfriends, which causes her to question why they're still listed in his little black book.

Director: Nick Hurran | Stars: Brittany Murphy, Ron Livingston, Holly Hunter, Kathy Bates

Votes: 15,499 | Gross: $20.42M

32. The Million Dollar Hotel (2000)

R | 122 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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25 Metascore

Tragi-comic, romantic whodunnit set in a run down hotel which plays host to mentally ill people too poor to afford medical insurance.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Jeremy Davies, Milla Jovovich, Mel Gibson, Jimmy Smits

Votes: 18,833 | Gross: $0.05M

33. Turbulence (1997)

R | 100 min | Action, Thriller

4.8
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After a shootout on a flight transporting prisoners, a stewardess must outwit a smooth-talking serial killer and land the plane herself.

Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Ray Liotta, Lauren Holly, Brendan Gleeson, Hector Elizondo

Votes: 9,276 | Gross: $11.47M

34. Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace (1996)

PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

2.4
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Jobe is resuscitated by Jonathan Walker. He wants Jobe to create a special computer chip that would connect all the computers in the world into one network, which Walker would control and ... See full summary »

Director: Farhad Mann | Stars: Patrick Bergin, Matt Frewer, Austin O'Brien, Ely Pouget

Votes: 8,180 | Gross: $2.41M

35. Slipstream (2007)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.1
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47 Metascore

Aging screenwriter Felix Bonhoeffer has lived his life in two states of existence: in reality and his own interior world. While working on a murder mystery script, and unaware that his brain is on the verge of implosion, Felix is baffled when his characters start to appear in his life, and vice versa.

Director: Anthony Hopkins | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Stella Arroyave, Christian Slater, John Turturro

Votes: 4,252 | Gross: $0.01M

36. I Love Trouble (1994)

PG | 123 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

5.2
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Peter Brackett and Sabrina Peterson are two competing Chicago newspaper reporters who join forces to unravel the mystery behind a train derailment.

Director: Charles Shyer | Stars: Nick Nolte, Julia Roberts, Saul Rubinek, James Rebhorn

Votes: 9,933 | Gross: $30.81M

37. The Couch Trip (1988)

R | 97 min | Comedy

5.7
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The escaped delinquent John W. Burns, Jr. replaces Dr. Maitlin on a radio show, saying he's the psychiatrist Lawrence Baird. His tactless radio show is a hit, and he becomes very popular. ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Walter Matthau, Charles Grodin, Donna Dixon

Votes: 3,879 | Gross: $11.01M

38. Blood Red (1989)

R | 91 min | Drama, Romance, Western

3.0
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The history of a Sicilian family who emigrated to America years ago and now lives in California cultivating vine. The problems start when they have to confront themselves with a powerful ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Masterson | Stars: Eric Roberts, Giancarlo Giannini, Dennis Hopper, Burt Young

Votes: 592

39. Collision Course (1989)

PG | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.6
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A Japanese investigator (Morita) and a Detroit cop (Leno) team up to track down a stolen prototype turbocharger.

Director: Lewis Teague | Stars: Pat Morita, Jay Leno, Chris Sarandon, Tom Noonan

Votes: 1,057

40. Family Trap (2012 TV Movie)

Comedy

6.7
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Annie (Mandy Moore) comes from a completely normal family. They're dysfunctional, needy, high maintenance... See full synopsis »

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Mandy Moore, Stockard Channing, Erinn Hayes, Eva LaRue

Votes: 22

41. Glory Years (1987 TV Movie)

150 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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A group of former high-school buddies have a reunion in Las Vegas. Thinking to increase their alumni fund, they proceed to use it to gamble at the casinos. Of course, they lose it all. They... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: George Dzundza, Archie Hahn, Tim Thomerson, Tawny Kitaen

Votes: 45

42. The Compleat Al (1985 Video)

102 min | Comedy, Music

8.2
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Fact and fiction are mingled in this mockumentary about the career of music parodist "Weird Al" Yankovic. In retelling his life story, the film includes several of his music videos, ... See full summary »

Directors: Jay Levey, Robert K. Weiss | Stars: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Wally Burns, Billy Selby, Jane Campbell

Votes: 215

43. Sunset Bar (2012 TV Movie)

22 min | Comedy

8.3
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Director: John Scott | Stars: Nina Jamil, Russell Simpson, Michael Ironside, Al Brown

Votes: 7

44. The Dark Agent and the Passing of the Torch Chapter 7 (2004)

PG | 13 min | Adventure, Short

9.0
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William Hill is eleven years old and is convinced he is a super hero when he falls asleep. A young girl is kidnapped and William goes to sleep with the hopes of saving her.

Director: Michael G. Kehoe | Stars: Lee Dawson, Natalie Graziano, Robert Harper, Dave Hutchenson

Votes: 21

45. Dave's Blind Date (2000)

Short

9.8
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Dave's on a Blind Date. He can't stand love. But, he'll soon change his mind.

Director: Matthew E. Alper | Stars: Richard Speight Jr., Lola Glaudini, Margot Demeter, Morgan Weisser

Votes: 6

46. Auto Matrimony (2004)

9 min | Comedy, Short

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Director: Matthew E. Alper | Stars: Marc Girard, Kristen Gilmartin

47. Prime Suspect (2011–2012)
Episode: A Gorgeous Mosaic (2011)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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On the case of a Jewish jeweler killed.

Director: Gwyneth Horder-Payton | Stars: Maria Bello, Brían F. O'Byrne, Kirk Acevedo, Peter Gerety

Votes: 68

48. The Fosters (2013– )
Episode: Adoption Day (2014)

40 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Callie and Jude find out the truth about Donald. Vico seeks revenge against Brandon.

Director: Norman Buckley | Stars: Teri Polo, Sherri Saum, Jake T. Austin, Hayden Byerly

Votes: 172

49. Prime Suspect (2011–2012)
Episode: Ain't No Sunshine (2012)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.3
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Duffy and Calderon work to solve the rape and murder of a 15-year-old girl. Meanwhile, Jane and Blando investigate the shooting death of a woman on the Upper East Side. Jane confronts Duffy about comments he made to Matt.

Director: Roxann Dawson | Stars: Maria Bello, Brían F. O'Byrne, Kirk Acevedo, Peter Gerety

Votes: 55

50. The Bridge (2013–2014)
Episode: All About Eva (2013)

TV-MA | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Sonya uses Linder's latest problem to repair her relationship with Marco. Charlotte forms an unlikely alliance.

Director: S.J. Clarkson | Stars: Diane Kruger, Demián Bichir, Annabeth Gish, Thomas M. Wright

Votes: 251