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1. Stand by Me (1986)

R | 89 min | Adventure, Drama

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After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.

Writers: Stephen King, Raynold Gideon, Bruce A. Evans | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

2. Big Fish (2003)

PG-13 | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.0
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58 Metascore

A son tries to learn more about his dying father by reliving stories and myths he told about his life.

Writers: Daniel Wallace, John August | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange

3. Brokeback Mountain (2005)

R | 134 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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87 Metascore

The story of a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys and their lives over the years.

Writers: Annie Proulx, Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana | Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger, Michelle Williams, Randy Quaid

4. Almost Famous (2000)

R | 122 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.9
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90 Metascore

A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies it on their concert tour.

Writer: Cameron Crowe | Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Billy Crudup, Patrick Fugit, Kate Hudson, Frances McDormand

5. Juno (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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81 Metascore

Faced with an unplanned pregnancy, an offbeat young woman makes an unusual decision regarding her unborn child.

Writer: Diablo Cody | Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: Ellen Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman

6. Pleasantville (1998)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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71 Metascore

Two 1990s teenagers find themselves in a 1950s sitcom where their influence begins to profoundly change that complacent world.

Writer: Gary Ross | Director: Gary Ross | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen, Reese Witherspoon

7. Mr. Nobody (2009)

R | 141 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.9
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63 Metascore

A boy stands on a station platform as a train is about to leave. Should he go with his mother or stay with his father? Infinite possibilities arise from this decision. As long as he doesn't choose, anything is possible.

Writer: Jaco Van Dormael | Director: Jaco Van Dormael | Stars: Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger, Linh Dan Pham

8. We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)

R | 112 min | Drama, Thriller

7.5
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68 Metascore

Kevin's mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly vicious things he says and does as he grows up. But Kevin is just getting started, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined.

Writers: Lynne Ramsay, Rory Kinnear, Lionel Shriver | Director: Lynne Ramsay | Stars: Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly, Ezra Miller, Jasper Newell

9. Valentine's Day (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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34 Metascore

Intertwining couples and singles in Los Angeles break-up and make-up based on the pressures and expectations of Valentine's Day.

Writers: Katherine Fugate, Abby Kohn, Marc Silverstein | Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Julia Roberts, Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Alba

10. American Graffiti (1973)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.

Writers: George Lucas, Gloria Katz, Willard Huyck | Director: George Lucas | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Charles Martin Smith

11. Christine (1983)

R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.6
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A nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it.

Writers: Stephen King, Bill Phillips | Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul, Robert Prosky

12. Heartbeat (1992– )

50 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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A British police constable and his doctor wife, weary of the turmoil in contemporary London, decide to move and work in a quiet village where life is livelier than they anticipated.

Stars: William Simons, Derek Fowlds, Tricia Penrose, Mark Jordon

13. Nowhere Boy (2009)

R | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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67 Metascore

A chronicle of John Lennon's first years, focused mainly in his adolescence and his relationship with his stern aunt Mimi, who raised him, and his absentee mother Julia, who re-entered his life at a crucial moment in his young life.

Writer: Matt Greenhalgh | Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson | Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Kristin Scott Thomas, Anne-Marie Duff, David Threlfall

14. October Sky (1999)

PG | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.8
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71 Metascore

The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.

Writers: Homer H. Hickam Jr., Lewis Colick | Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen

15. Gummo (1997)

R | 89 min | Drama

6.6
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19 Metascore

Lonely residents of a tornado-stricken Ohio town wander the deserted landscape trying to fulfill their boring, nihilistic lives.

Writer: Harmony Korine | Director: Harmony Korine | Stars: Nick Sutton, Jacob Sewell, Lara Tosh, Jacob Reynolds

16. Glory Road (2006)

PG | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.2
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58 Metascore

In 1966, Texas Western coach Don Haskins led the first all-black starting line-up for a college basketball team to the NCAA national championship.

Writers: Christopher Cleveland, Bettina Gilois | Director: James Gartner | Stars: Josh Lucas, Derek Luke, Austin Nichols, Jon Voight

17. Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.7
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27 Metascore

In New York City, an estranged couple who witness a murder are relocated to small-town Wyoming as part of a witness-protection program.

Writer: Marc Lawrence | Director: Marc Lawrence | Stars: Hugh Grant, Sarah Jessica Parker, Sam Elliott, Elisabeth Moss

18. Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.3
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Peggy Sue faints at a high school reunion. When she wakes up, she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school.

Writers: Jerry Leichtling, Arlene Sarner | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Kathleen Turner, Nicolas Cage, Barry Miller, Catherine Hicks

19. As Time Goes By (1992–2005)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Romance

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Lionel and Jean were lovers many years ago at the time of the Korean War. They are separated by a misunderstanding but meet again by chance when Lionel needs a secretary from Jean's firm. ... See full summary »

Stars: Judi Dench, Geoffrey Palmer, Moira Brooker, Philip Bretherton

20. Love Happens (2009)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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33 Metascore

A widower whose book about coping with loss turns him into a best-selling self-help guru, falls for the hotel florist where his seminar is given, only to learn that he hasn't yet truly confronted his wife's passing.

Writers: Brandon Camp, Mike Thompson | Director: Brandon Camp | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Aaron Eckhart, Dan Fogler, John Carroll Lynch

21. Gorky Park (1983)

R | 128 min | Drama, Thriller, Crime

6.7
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An investigator on the Moscow police force relentlessly pursues the solution to a triple homicide which occurred in Moscow's Gorky Park. He finds that no one really wants him to solve the ... See full summary »

Writers: Martin Cruz Smith, Dennis Potter | Director: Michael Apted | Stars: William Hurt, Lee Marvin, Brian Dennehy, Ian Bannen

22. Evil (2003)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama

7.8
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61 Metascore

Erik is expelled from school for fighting. He ends up at a private boarding school where the senior students control the young ones. Erik finds a friend in Pierre, his room mate. The story ... See full summary »

Writers: Jan Guillou, Hans Gunnarsson, Mikael Håfström | Director: Mikael Håfström | Stars: Andreas Wilson, Henrik Lundström, Gustaf Skarsgård, Linda Zilliacus

23. The Buddy Holly Story (1978)

PG | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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The story of the life and career of the early rock and roll singer, from his meteoric rise to stardom, to his marriage and untimely death.

Writers: Alan Swyer, John Goldrosen, Robert Gittler | Director: Steve Rash | Stars: Gary Busey, Don Stroud, Charles Martin Smith, Conrad Janis

24. The Music Never Stopped (2011)

PG | 105 min | Drama

7.5
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60 Metascore

Tale of a father who struggles to bond with his estranged son Gabriel, after Gabriel suffers from a brain tumor that prevents him from forming new memories. With Gabriel unable to shed the ... See full summary »

Writers: Gwyn Lurie, Gary Marks, Oliver Sacks | Director: Jim Kohlberg | Stars: Lou Taylor Pucci, J.K. Simmons, Julia Ormond, Cara Seymour

25. Mischief (1985)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

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1956: The shy Jonathan's luck with girls changes when he wins the rebellious Gene as a friend in his last year of highschool. Gene is adored by many girls and manages to teach Jonathan a ... See full summary »

Writer: Noel Black | Director: Mel Damski | Stars: Doug McKeon, Catherine Mary Stewart, Kelly Preston, Chris Nash

26. Sweet Dreams (1985)

PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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Jessica Lange stunningly portrays Patsy Cline, the velvet-voiced country music singer who died in a tragic plane crash at the height of her fame.

Writer: Robert Getchell | Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Jessica Lange, Ed Harris, Ann Wedgeworth, David Clennon

27. Finders Keepers (1984)

R | 96 min | Comedy

5.6
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On the run from the police and a female roller derby team, scam artist Michael Rangeloff steals a coffin and boards a train, pretending to be a soldier bringing home a dead war buddy. He ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Dennis, Ronny Graham, Terence Marsh | Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Michael O'Keefe, Beverly D'Angelo, Louis Gossett Jr., Pamela Stephenson

28. Action Jackson (1988)

R | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.1
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Vengence drives a tough Detroit cop to stay on the trail of a power hungry auto magnate who's systematically eliminating his competition.

Writer: Robert Reneau | Director: Craig R. Baxley | Stars: Carl Weathers, Craig T. Nelson, Vanity, Sharon Stone

29. Light of Day (1987)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Music

5.3
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The siblings Patty and Joe Rasnick live in an industrial suburb in Cleveland, Ohio. While Patty is focused on their rock band, The Barbusters, Joe also cares for the family and the ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Schrader | Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Gena Rowlands, Joan Jett, Michael McKean

30. Desert Hearts (1985)

R | 96 min | Drama, Romance

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It is 1950s Nevada, and Professor Vivian Bell arrives to get a divorce. She's unsatisfied with her marriage, and feels out of place at the ranch she stays on, she finds herself increasingly... See full summary »

Writers: Jane Rule, Natalie Cooper | Director: Donna Deitch | Stars: Helen Shaver, Patricia Charbonneau, Audra Lindley, Andra Akers

31. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.5
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and its rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Jack Carter

32. Maybe Baby (2000)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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46 Metascore

A comedy about a couple (Hugh Laurie and Joely Richardson) who are trying to conceive a child.

Writer: Ben Elton | Directors: Ben Elton, Hugh Laurie | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Joely Richardson, Matthew Macfadyen, Adrian Lester

33. Stoned (2005)

R | 102 min | Biography, Drama, Music

5.8
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A chronicle of the sordid life and suspicious death of Rolling Stones co-founder Brian Jones, who was found in the bottom of his swimming pool weeks after being let go from the band.

Writers: Neal Purvis, Robert Wade | Director: Stephen Woolley | Stars: Leo Gregory, Paddy Considine, Sam Sharwood, David Morrissey

34. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Roddy McDowall

35. Salsa (1988)

PG | 97 min | Romance, Music

4.8
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Fatherless barrio Puertorican Rico is a menial car mechanic by day, but lives for the nights, when he dances and dates hot dancing girls, cockily convinced the title of Salsa king in fancy ... See full summary »

Writers: Boaz Davidson, Eli Tavor, Tomás Benitez, Shepard Goldman | Director: Boaz Davidson | Stars: Draco Rosa, Rodney Harvey, Magali Alvarado, Miranda Garrison

36. The Locusts (1997)

R | 124 min | Drama

6.2
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A drifter enters a small town looking for employment. While working at the local cattle ranch, he meets and falls in love with the beautiful Kitty and becomes involved in a deadly yet erotic love triangle.

Writer: John Patrick Kelley | Director: John Patrick Kelley | Stars: Kate Capshaw, Jeremy Davies, Vince Vaughn, Ashley Judd

37. That'll Be the Day (1973)

PG | 91 min | Drama, Music

6.7
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Abandoned by his father at an early age, Jim MacLaine seems to have inherited the old man's restlessness. Despite his apparent intelligence, Jim decides not to take the exams that would ... See full summary »

Writer: Ray Connolly | Director: Claude Whatham | Stars: David Essex, Ringo Starr, Rosemary Leach, James Booth

38. The Beatles Anthology (1995 TV Mini-Series)

600 min | Documentary, Music

9.3
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An autobiographical documentary of the greatest of the rock bands.

Stars: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

39. Walking Across Egypt (1999)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.3
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An elderly widow befriends an orphaned juvenile delinquent.

Writers: Clyde Edgerton, Paul Tamasy | Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: Forrest, Ellen Burstyn, Judge Reinhold, Mark Hamill

40. American Hot Wax (1978)

PG | 91 min | Drama, History, Music

6.9
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This is the story loosely based on Cleveland disc jockey Alan Freed, who introduced rock'n'roll to teenage American radio audiences in the 1950's. Freed was a source of great controversy: ... See full summary »

Writers: John Kaye, Art Linson | Director: Floyd Mutrux | Stars: Tim McIntire, Fran Drescher, Jay Leno, Laraine Newman

41. Poor Cow (1967)

Approved | 101 min | Drama

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A young woman lives a life filled with bad choices. She marries and has a child with an abusive thief at a young age who quickly ends up in prison. Left alone she takes up with his mate (... See full summary »

Writers: Nell Dunn, Ken Loach | Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Terence Stamp, Carol White, John Bindon, Queenie Watts

42. New American Bandstand 1965 (1952–1988)

TV-G | 90 min | Music

7.6
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On this show, Dick Clark hosts a daily to weekly dance show that features the latest hit music for the attending teens to dance to. In addition, the show has performances by popular musicians and audience members rate songs.

Stars: Dick Clark, Dion DiMucci, Duane Eddy, Brian Hyland

43. The Day the Music Died (2010)

PG-13 | Biography, Drama, Music

6.6
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Inspired by the trailblazing music and tragic end of Buddy Holly, a modern-day depiction seeks after the same success in a surreal Los Angeles.

Writer: Bruno Miotto | Director: Bruno Miotto | Stars: Guy Kent, Paige Segal, Jon Morgan Woodward, Anastasia Leddick

44. Terror Squad (1988)

92 min | Action

4.6
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A squad of Libyan terrorists infiltrate the city of Kokomo, Indiana, and take over a nuclear power plant. A counter-terrorist expert must stop them before they blow it up.

Writer: Mark Verheiden | Director: Peter Maris | Stars: Chuck Connors, Brodie Greer, Bill Calvert, Kerry Wall

45. Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium (1955–1967)

60 min | Comedy, Music

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Stars: Bruce Forsyth, Jack Parnell, Don Arroll, Norman Vaughan

46. All You Need Is Love (1977– )

60 min | Music, Documentary

7.8
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Series tracing the development of 20th-century popular music in all its forms.

Stars: Bing Crosby, Irving Caesar, Hoagy Carmichael, Duke Ellington

47. Car Trouble (1986)

R | 89 min | Comedy

4.9
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In the throes of a midlife crisis, a man buys a new Jaguar, and it immediately becomes his new love. What he doesn't know is that his wife is as attracted to the Jaguar salesman as he is to the car.

Writers: A.J. Tipping, James Whaley | Director: David Green | Stars: Julie Walters, Ian Charleson, Vincent Riotta, Stratford Johns

48. Boulevard of Broken Dreams (1988)

94 min | Drama

5.2
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Writer: Frank Howson | Director: Pino Amenta | Stars: John Waters, Penelope Stewart, Nicki Paull, Kim Gyngell

49. The Dick Clark Show (1958–1960)

TV-G | 60 min | Family, Music

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Host Dick Clark introduces various musical guest stars, who perform their latest hit record.

Stars: Dick Clark, Jackie Wilson, Bobby Rydell, Bobby Darin

50. Concrete Angels (1987)

R | 97 min | Drama

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1964. The Beatles are coming to Toronto. To win a music competition, a young man forms a rock group with his friends.

Writer: Jim Purdy | Director: Carlo Liconti | Stars: Luke McKeehan, Omie Craden, Gary Grimes, Dean Bosacki