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1. The Boxtrolls (2014)
PG | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator. Based on the children's novel 'Here Be Monsters' by Alan Snow.
3. This Is 40 (2012)
R | 134 min | Comedy
Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart.
5. The Addams Family (1991)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Con artists plan to fleece the eccentric family using an accomplice who claims to be their long lost Uncle Fester.
6. Hocus Pocus (1993)
PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
After three centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem Massachusetts on Halloween night, and it is up to two teen-agers, a young girl, and an immortal cat to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all.
7. How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Romance
Benjamin Barry is an advertising executive and ladies' man who, to win a big campaign, bets that he can make a woman fall in love with him in 10 days. Andie Anderson covers the "How To" beat for "Composure" magazine and is assigned to write an article on "How to Lose a Guy in 10 days." They meet in a bar shortly after the bet is made.
8. Hairspray (2007)
PG | 117 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
9. And So It Goes (2014)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A self-absorbed realtor enlists the help of his neighbor when he's suddenly left in charge of the granddaughter he never knew existed until his estranged son drops her off at his home.
13. Team America: World Police (2004)
R | 98 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Popular Broadway actor Gary Johnston is recruited by the elite counter-terrorism organization Team America: World Police. As the world begins to crumble around him, he must battle with terrorists, celebrities and falling in love.
14. Addams Family Values (1993)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A comical Gothic horror-movie-type family tries to rescue their beloved uncle from his gold-digging new love.
15. Flipped (2010)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two eighth-graders start to have feelings for each other despite being total opposites. Based on the novel "Flipped" by Wendelin Van Draanen.
17. The Bucket List (2007)
PG-13 | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Two terminally ill men escape from a cancer ward and head off on a road trip with a wish list of to-dos before they die.
19. The First Wives Club (1996)
PG | 103 min | Comedy
Reunited by the death of a college friend, three divorced women seek revenge on the husbands who left them for younger women.
21. The Wedding Planner (2001)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Romance
Mary Fiore is San Francisco's most successful supplier of romance and glamor. She knows all the tricks. She knows all the rules. But then she breaks the most important rule of all: she falls in love with the groom.
22. Bedtime Stories (2008)
PG | 99 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A hotel handyman's life changes when the lavish bedtime stories he tells his niece and nephew start to magically come true.
23. Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat (2003)
PG | 82 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Sally and Conrad are two bored kids whose life is turned up-side-down when a talking cat comes to visit them.
24. Bedazzled (2000)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Hopeless dweeb Elliot Richards is granted 7 wishes by the devil to snare Allison, the girl of his dreams, in exchange for his soul.
25. South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut (1999)
R | 81 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical
When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance & Phillip, they are pronounced "corrupted", and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada.
27. Parental Guidance (2012)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Artie and Diane agree to look after their three grandkids when their type-A helicopter parents need to leave town for work. Problems arise when the kids' 21st-century behavior collides with Artie and Diane's old-school methods.
28. Bee Movie (2007)
PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Barry B. Benson, a bee just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship blossoms, he discovers humans actually eat honey, and subsequently decides to sue them.
Writers: Jerry Seinfeld, Spike Feresten, Barry Marder, Andy Robin, Chuck Martin, Tom Papa | Directors: Steve Hickner, Simon J. Smith | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Renée Zellweger, Matthew Broderick, Patrick Warburton
29. City Slickers (1991)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Western
On the verge of turning 40, an unhappy Manhattan yuppie is roped into joining his two friends on a cattle drive in the southwest.
30. Beaches (1988)
PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.
31. Rumor Has It... (2005)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sarah Huttinger is a woman who learns that her family was the inspiration for the book and film "The Graduate" -- and that she just might be the offspring of the well-documented event.
32. Hot Shots! (1991)
PG-13 | 84 min | Action, Comedy, War
Parody of "Top Gun" in which a talented but unstable fighter pilot must overcome the ghosts of his father and save a mission sabotaged by greedy weapons manufacturers.
33. Sister Act (1992)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Music
When a worldly singer witnesses a mob crime, the police hide her as a nun in a traditional convent where she has trouble fitting in.
35. The Magic of Belle Isle (2012)
PG | 109 min | Comedy, Drama
Monty Wildhorn, an alcoholic novelist of Westerns, has lost his drive. His nephew pushes him to summer in quiet Belle Isle. He begrudgingly befriends a newly single mom and her 3 girls who help him find the inspiration to write again.
37. Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Music
The sisters come back to Delores's show to get her back as Sister Mary Clarence to teach music to a group of students in their parochial school which is doomed for closure. One of the girls... See full summary »
38. The American President (1995)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Comedy-drama about a widowed U.S. president and a lobbyist who fall in love. It's all above-board, but "politics is perception" and sparks fly anyway.
39. Get Over It (2001)
PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Romance
When Berke Landers, a popular high school basketball star, gets dumped by his life-long girlfriend, Allison, he soon begins to lose it. But with the help of his best friend Felix's sister ... See full summary »
40. The Kid (2000)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
An unhappy and disliked image consultant gets a second shot at life when an eight year old version of himself mysteriously appears.
42. It Could Be Worse (2013 TV Mini-Series)
Jacob Gordon can't catch a break. A struggling actor with a personal life to match. His epic streak of bad luck just might change when he's cast in a Broadway musical; "The Ice Queen", opposite stage and screen royalty Veronica Bailey.
43. Down with Love (2003)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Romance
Aaaah... it's New York City in 1962, and love is blooming between a journalist and a feminist advice author, who's falling head over heels despite her beau's playboy lifestyle.
44. Broadcast News (1987)
R | 133 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Take two rival TV reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one producer, female. Mix well and watch the sparks fly.
45. Heart and Souls (1993)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A businessman is reunited with the four lost souls who were his guardian angels during childhood, all with a particular purpose to joining the afterlife.
47. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992– )
TV-14 | 62 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
After Johnny Carson's retirement from the show, Jay Leno stepped in as his permanent replacement. The format of the show has remained largely unchanged, consisting primarily of an opening ... See full summary »
49. North (1994)
PG | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Eleven-year-old North has had it with his parents. They are always busy with their careers and don't give North the attention he needs, so he files a lawsuit against them. The judge rules ... See full summary »