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1. 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, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston, Shane Taylor

Votes: 208,291

2. Point Break (1991)

R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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58 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 105,940

3. My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016)

PG-13 | Comedy | Completed

After spending most of their time focusing on their troubling teenage daughter, Toula and Ian are facing marital problems while also having to deal with yet another Greek wedding - this time, even bigger and fatter.

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

4. 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

Votes: 837,107

5. The Wedding Date (2005)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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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

Votes: 36,531

6. Ricki and the Flash (2015)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.0
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54 Metascore

A musician who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom returns home, looking to make things right with her family.

Writer: Diablo Cody | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Mamie Gummer, Sebastian Stan

Votes: 10,884

7. Mamma Mia! (2008)

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

6.3
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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

Votes: 139,956

8. 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

Votes: 64,428

9. 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

Votes: 94,445

10. Where the Wild Things Are (2009)

PG | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.8
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71 Metascore

Yearning for escape and adventure, a young boy runs away from home and sails to an island filled with creatures that take him in as their king.

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

Votes: 85,679

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

Votes: 173,024

12. 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

Votes: 86,294

13. Sully (2016)

Biography, Drama | Post-production

On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the "Miracle on the Hudson" when Captain "Sully" Sullenberger (Tom Hanks) glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, ... See full summary »

Writers: Todd Komarnicki, Chesley Sullenberger, Jeffrey Zaslow | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Tom Hanks, Laura Linney, Anna Gunn, Autumn Reeser

14. The Circle (2016)

Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | Post-production

A woman lands a job at a powerful tech company called the Circle, where she becomes involved with a mysterious man.

Writers: Dave Eggers, James Ponsoldt | Director: James Ponsoldt | Stars: Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, Karen Gillan, John Boyega

15. 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

Votes: 51,308

16. Big Love (2006–2011)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

7.6
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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

Votes: 17,329

17. 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

Votes: 47,101

18. The Polar Express (2004)

G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.6
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61 Metascore

A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.

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

Votes: 117,133

19. 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

Votes: 7,626

20. A Hologram for the King (2016)

Drama

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, Sidse Babett Knudsen

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

Votes: 18,346

22. 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

Votes: 48,930

23. 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

Votes: 111,762

24. Olive Kitteridge (2014 TV Mini-Series)

TV-MA | 239 min | Drama

8.4
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A middle-school math teacher Olive and her marriage with Henry which spans 25 years.

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

Votes: 9,027

25. Ithaca (2015)

Drama

8.4
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Fourteen-year-old Homer Macauley is determined to be the best and fastest bicycle telegraph messenger anyone has ever seen. His older brother has gone to war, leaving Homer to look after ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 68

26. Parkland (2013)

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

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

Votes: 11,217

27. Game Change (2012 TV Movie)

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

7.4
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This searing, behind-the-scenes look at John McCain's ill-fated 2008 presidential campaign follows the daring plan to add Sarah Palin to the ticket and the implosion that would soon follow.

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

Votes: 16,800

28. 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

Votes: 18,450

29. 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

Votes: 14,166

30. I Hate Valentine's Day (2009)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

4.7
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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

Votes: 6,540

31. Felt (2017)

Biography, Drama, History | Pre-production

The story of Mark Felt, who under the name "Deep Throat" helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.

Writer: Peter Landesman | Director: Peter Landesman | Stars: Liam Neeson, Maika Monroe, Diane Lane, Jason Bateman

32. 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

Votes: 16,405

33. Lewis and Clark (2016 TV Mini-Series)

History | Pre-production

The story of American explorers Lewis and Clarke as they lead a voyage up the Missouri River to the Rockies and down the Columbia River to the Pacific Ocean in 1803.

Stars: Tim Plester, Casey Affleck, William Belleau, Tokala Clifford

34. 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

Votes: 7,741

35. Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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78 Metascore

An African 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

Votes: 12,790

36. Family (1976–1980)

60 min | Drama, Family

7.5
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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

Votes: 771

37. McHale's Navy (1962–1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, War

7.5
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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

Votes: 1,411

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

Votes: 7,228

39. Beloved (1998)

R | 172 min | Drama, History, Horror

5.9
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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

Votes: 6,025

40. 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, George 'Red' Schwartz, Leib Lensky

Votes: 11,539

41. The Ant Bully (2006)

PG | 88 min | 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

Votes: 29,236

42. 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

Votes: 5,660

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

Votes: 12,132

44. 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

Votes: 11,626

45. Reversal of Fortune (1990)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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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

Votes: 10,960

46. 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

Votes: 1,940

47. 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

Votes: 8,518

48. Miami Blues (1990)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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When Fred Frenger gets out of prison, he decides to start over in Miami, Florida, where he starts a violent one-man crime wave. He soon meets up with amiable college student/prostitute ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Willeford, George Armitage | Director: George Armitage | Stars: Fred Ward, Alec Baldwin, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Cecilia Pérez-Cervera

Votes: 5,873

49. The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards (2015 TV Special)

126 min

6.8
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The 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards honors the best in U.S. prime time television programming from June 1, 2014 until May 31, 2015, as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Writers: Scott Aukerman, Neil Campbell, David Ferguson, Mike Hanford, Tim Kalpakis, Jon Macks, Mitch Marchand, Lauren McGuire, Jennifer Mischer, Andy Samberg, Joe Saunders, Chris Spencer | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Andy Samberg, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Mayim Bialik

Votes: 198

50. Freejack (1992)

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

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

Votes: 12,044