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1. Olive Kitteridge (2014 TV Mini-Series)

233 min | Drama

8.6
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A middle-school math teacher Olive and her relationships with Henry which spans 25 years.

Stars: Frances McDormand, Richard Jenkins, Ken Cheeseman, Ann Dowd

2. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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84 Metascore

A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.

Writers: Thomas Harris, Ted Tally | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kasi Lemmons

3. Band of Brothers (2001 TV Mini-Series)

TV-MA | 705 min | Action, Drama, History

9.6
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The story of Easy Company of the US Army 101st Airborne division and their mission in WWII Europe from Operation Overlord through V-J Day.

Stars: Scott Grimes, Matthew Leitch, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston

4. The Polar Express (2004)

G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.6
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61 Metascore

On Christmas Eve, a doubting boy boards a magical train that's headed to the North Pole and Santa Claus' home.

Writers: Chris Van Allsburg, Robert Zemeckis, William Broyles Jr. | Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Tom Hanks, Chris Coppola, Michael Jeter, Leslie Zemeckis

5. Charlie Wilson's War (2007)

R | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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69 Metascore

A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

Writers: Aaron Sorkin, George Crile | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams

6. Mamma Mia! (2008)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.4
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51 Metascore

The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular '70s group ABBA.

Writer: Catherine Johnson | Director: Phyllida Lloyd | Stars: Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried, Stellan Skarsgård

7. The Pacific (2010 TV Mini-Series)

TV-MA | 52 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.3
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The intertwined stories of three Marines during America's battle with the Japanese in the Pacific during World War II.

Stars: James Badge Dale, Joseph Mazzello, Jon Seda, Sebastian Bertoli

8. Point Break (1991)

R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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An FBI agent goes undercover to catch a gang of bank robbers who may be surfers.

Writers: Rick King, W. Peter Iliff | Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Lori Petty

9. Big Love (2006–2011)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

7.7
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A polygamist and his relationship with his three wives.

Creators: Mark V. Olsen, Will Scheffer | Stars: Bill Paxton, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Chloë Sevigny, Ginnifer Goodwin

10. My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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62 Metascore

A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.

Writer: Nia Vardalos | Director: Joel Zwick | Stars: Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Michael Constantine, Christina Eleusiniotis

11. Philadelphia (1993)

PG-13 | 125 min | Drama

7.7
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66 Metascore

When a man with AIDS is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.

Writer: Ron Nyswaner | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell, Buzz Kilman

12. Evan Almighty (2007)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.4
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37 Metascore

God contacts Congressman Evan Baxter and tells him to build an ark in preparation for a great flood.

Writers: Steve Oedekerk, Joel Cohen, Alec Sokolow, Steve Koren, Mark O'Keefe | Director: Tom Shadyac | Stars: Steve Carell, Morgan Freeman, Lauren Graham, Johnny Simmons

13. Where the Wild Things Are (2009)

PG | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.8
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71 Metascore

An adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic children's story, where Max, a disobedient little boy sent to bed without his supper, creates his own world - a forest inhabited by ferocious wild creatures who crown Max as their ruler.

Writers: Spike Jonze, Dave Eggers, Maurice Sendak | Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Max Records, Catherine O'Hara, Forest Whitaker, Pepita Emmerichs

14. Parkland (2013)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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51 Metascore

A recounting of the chaotic events that occurred at Dallas' Parkland Hospital on the day U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.

Writers: Peter Landesman, Vincent Bugliosi | Director: Peter Landesman | Stars: Zac Efron, Tom Welling, Billy Bob Thornton, Paul Giamatti

15. Surfer, Dude (2008)

R | 85 min | Comedy

4.7
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16 Metascore

A wave twisting tale of a soul searching surfer experiencing an existential crisis.

Writers: S.R. Bindler, Mark Gustawes, George Mays, Cory Van Dyke | Director: S.R. Bindler | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Woody Harrelson, Willie Nelson, Alexie Gilmore

16. Larry Crowne (2011)

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

6.0
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41 Metascore

After losing his job, a middle-aged man reinvents himself by going back to college.

Writers: Tom Hanks, Nia Vardalos | Director: Tom Hanks | Stars: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Sarah Mahoney, Roxana Ortega

17. City of Ember (2008)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.5
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58 Metascore

For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing ... and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker.

Writers: Caroline Thompson, Jeanne Duprau | Director: Gil Kenan | Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Toby Jones, Bill Murray, David Ryall

18. Fright Night (1985)

R | 106 min | Horror

7.1
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When a teenager learns that his next door neighbour is a vampire, no one will believe him.

Writer: Tom Holland | Director: Tom Holland | Stars: Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Amanda Bearse, Roddy McDowall

19. The Wedding Date (2005)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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32 Metascore

Single-girl anxiety causes Kat Ellis (Messing) to hire a male escort (Mulroney) to pose as her boyfriend at her sister's wedding. Her plan, an attempt to dupe her ex-fiancé, who dumped her a couple years prior, proves to be her undoing.

Writers: Elizabeth Young, Dana Fox | Director: Clare Kilner | Stars: Dermot Mulroney, Debra Messing, Jack Davenport, Amy Adams

20. That Thing You Do! (1996)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.8
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71 Metascore

A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.

Writer: Tom Hanks | Director: Tom Hanks | Stars: Tom Hanks, Liv Tyler, Charlize Theron, Tom Everett Scott

21. John Adams (2008 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | 501 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.7
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The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years.

Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, John Dossett, Stephen Dillane

22. Ithaca (2015)

Drama | Post-production

In a small town in California's San Joaquin Valley, 14-year-old Homer Macauley is determined to be the best and fastest bicycle telegraph messenger anyone has ever seen. His older brother ... See full summary »

Writers: Erik Jendresen, William Saroyan | Director: Meg Ryan | Stars: Meg Ryan, Tom Hanks, Jack Quaid, Sam Shepard

23. Big Momma's House (2000)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.0
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33 Metascore

An FBI agent disguises himself as an old lady to protect a beautiful federal witness and her son.

Writers: Darryl Quarles, Don Rhymer | Director: Raja Gosnell | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Nia Long, Paul Giamatti, Jascha Washington

24. Starter for 10 (2006)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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69 Metascore

Set in 1985, working-class student Brian Jackson (McAvoy) navigates his first year at Bristol University.

Writer: David Nicholls | Director: Tom Vaughan | Stars: James McAvoy, Alice Eve, Rebecca Hall, Joseph Friend

25. Little Monsters (1989)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Adventure, Family

6.0
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A boy discovers an incredible and gruesome world of monsters under his bed.

Writers: Terry Rossio, Ted Elliott | Director: Richard Greenberg | Stars: Fred Savage, Howie Mandel, Daniel Stern, Margaret Whitton

26. Beloved (1998)

R | 172 min | Drama, History, Horror

5.8
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57 Metascore

Based on the book by Toni Morrison, in which a slave is visited by the spirit of her deceased daughter.

Writers: Toni Morrison, Akosua Busia, Richard LaGravenese, Adam Brooks | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover, Yada Beener, Emil Pinnock

27. Just One of the Guys (1985)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Terry Griffith has got it all -- looks, popularity, the perfect college boyfriend, and an article that's a shoo-in to win her a summer internship at the local newspaper... or so she thinks.... See full summary »

Writers: Dennis Feldman, Jeff Franklin | Director: Lisa Gottlieb | Stars: Joyce Hyser, Clayton Rohner, Billy Jayne, Toni Hudson

28. Game Change (2012 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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Follows John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign, from his selection of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate to their ultimate defeat in the general election.

Writers: Danny Strong, Mark Halperin, John Heilemann | Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Ed Harris, Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson, Peter MacNicol

29. Something Wild (1986)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.8
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73 Metascore

A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-convict husband shows up.

Writer: E. Max Frye | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Melanie Griffith, Ray Liotta, George 'Red' Schwartz

30. Colors (1988)

R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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66 Metascore

An experienced cop and his rookie partner patrol the streets of East Los Angeles while trying to keep the gang violence under control.

Writers: Michael Schiffer, Richard Di Lello | Director: Dennis Hopper | Stars: Sean Penn, Robert Duvall, Maria Conchita Alonso, Randy Brooks

31. A Hologram for the King (2015)

Drama | Post-production

A failed American businessman looks to recoup his losses by traveling to Saudi Arabia and selling his idea to a wealthy monarch.

Writers: Dave Eggers, Tom Tykwer | Director: Tom Tykwer | Stars: Tom Hanks, Tom Skerritt, Sarita Choudhury, Tracey Fairaway

32. Family (1976–1980)

60 min | Drama, Family

7.4
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The joys and heartaches of the Lawrence family of Pasadena, California.

Creator: Jay Presson Allen | Stars: Sada Thompson, James Broderick, Gary Frank, Kristy McNichol

33. Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Crime

5.5
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When a new gang moves into town it's up to the screwball police team to stop them.

Writers: Neal Israel, Pat Proft, Barry W. Blaustein, David Sheffield | Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow

34. My Life in Ruins (2009)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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34 Metascore

A travel guide rediscovers her romantic side on a trip around Greece.

Writer: Mike Reiss | Director: Donald Petrie | Stars: Nia Vardalos, Richard Dreyfuss, Rachel Dratch, Alexis Georgoulis

35. The Hot Spot (1990)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.4
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56 Metascore

When the drifter Harry Madox reaches a small town in Texas, he gets a job as used car salesman with the dealer George Harshaw and settles down in a hotel room. During a fire, Harry observes... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Williams, Nona Tyson | Director: Dennis Hopper | Stars: Don Johnson, Virginia Madsen, Jennifer Connelly, Charles Martin Smith

36. McHale's Navy (1962–1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, War

7.6
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The misadventures of a misfit PT Boat crew during World War II.

Stars: Ernest Borgnine, Joe Flynn, Tim Conway, Carl Ballantine

37. My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

Comedy | Announced

The continuing adventures of the Portokalos family. A follow-up to the 2002 comedy, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding."

Writer: Nia Vardalos | Director: Kirk Jones | Stars: John Corbett, Nia Vardalos

38. The Truth About Charlie (2002)

PG-13 | 104 min | Mystery, Thriller

4.8
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55 Metascore

A young woman in Paris is about to divorce her husband when she discovers... he's dead; and all their money is gone. She meets a mysterious man, who tells her that the money was really his,... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Stone, Jonathan Demme, Steve Schmidt, Jessica Bendinger | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Thandie Newton, Tim Robbins, Olga Sékulic

39. The Ant Bully (2006)

PG | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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59 Metascore

After Lucas Nickle floods an ant colony with his watergun, he's magically shrunken down to insect size and sentenced to hard labor in the ruins.

Writers: John A. Davis, John Nickle | Director: John A. Davis | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Nicolas Cage, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep

40. The Great Buck Howard (2008)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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63 Metascore

A young man, much to the chagrin of his father, becomes the new assistant to an illusionist in decline.

Writer: Sean McGinly | Director: Sean McGinly | Stars: Colin Hanks, John Malkovich, Tom Hanks, Emily Blunt

41. Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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78 Metascore

An Afro-American man is hired to find a woman and gets mixed up in a murderous political scandal.

Writers: Walter Mosley, Carl Franklin | Director: Carl Franklin | Stars: Denzel Washington, Tom Sizemore, Jennifer Beals, Don Cheadle

42. I Hate Valentine's Day (2009)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

4.6
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17 Metascore

A florist, who abides by a strict five-date-limit with any man, finds herself wanting more with the new restaurateur in town.

Writers: Nia Vardalos, Stephen David, Ben Zook | Director: Nia Vardalos | Stars: Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Judah Friedlander, Stephen Guarino

43. Married to the Mob (1988)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.1
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71 Metascore

An undercover FBI agent falls in love with a recently widowed mafia wife seeking to start her life over after her husband's murder and who is also pursued by a libidinous mafia kingpin seeking to claim her for himself.

Writers: Barry Strugatz, Mark R. Burns | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Alec Baldwin, Paul Lazar, Captain Haggerty

44. Yours, Mine and Ours (1968)

Unrated | 111 min | Comedy, Family

7.1
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When a widower with 10 children marries a widow with 8, can the 20 of them ever come together as one big happy family? From finding a house big enough for all of them and learning to make ... See full summary »

Writers: Bob Carroll Jr., Madelyn Davis, Mort Lachman, Melville Shavelson | Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda, Van Johnson, Louise Troy

45. Freejack (1992)

R | 110 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.3
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Bounty hunters from the future transport a doomed race-car driver to 2009 New York, where his mind will be replaced with that of a dead billionaire.

Writers: Robert Sheckley, Steven Pressfield, Ronald Shusett, Dan Gilroy | Director: Geoff Murphy | Stars: Emilio Estevez, Mick Jagger, Rene Russo, Anthony Hopkins

46. American Gods

Fantasy, Mystery | Announced

An recently released ex-convict named Shadow meets a mysterious man who calls himself "Wednesday" and who knows more than he first seems to about Shadow's life and past.

47. The Concert for Valor (2014 TV Special)

Music

5.9
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A live HBO concert honoring United States veterans in Washington DC.

Director: Joel Gallen | Stars: The Black Keys, Jack Black, Bryan Cranston, Eminem

48. Reversal of Fortune (1990)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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93 Metascore

Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.

Writers: Alan M. Dershowitz, Nicholas Kazan | Director: Barbet Schroeder | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Glenn Close, Ron Silver, Annabella Sciorra

49. Melvin and Howard (1980)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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The story of hard-luck Melvin Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.

Writer: Bo Goldman | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Paul Le Mat, Jason Robards, Elizabeth Cheshire, Mary Steenburgen

50. Bustin' Loose (1981)

R | 94 min | Comedy

6.0
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Joe Braxton is an ex-con who has been given a second chance to freedom after violating his probation. He has been hired by a school teacher named Vivian Perry to repair and drive an old ... See full summary »

Writers: Lonne Elder III, Richard Pryor, Roger L. Simon | Directors: Oz Scott, Michael Schultz | Stars: Richard Pryor, Cicely Tyson, Ángel Ramírez, Jimmy Hughes