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1. The Spectacular Now (2013)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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82 Metascore

A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."

Director: James Ponsoldt | Stars: Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Kyle Chandler, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Votes: 122,127 | Gross: $6.85M

2. A Most Violent Year (2014)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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79 Metascore

In New York City 1981, an ambitious immigrant fights to protect his business and family during the most dangerous year in the city's history.

Director: J.C. Chandor | Stars: Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo, Alessandro Nivola

Votes: 53,910 | Gross: $5.74M

3. Camp Rock (2008 TV Movie)

TV-G | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Music

5.1
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At a music camp for gifted teens, a popular teen idol overhears a girl singing and sets out to find who the talented voice belongs to. What he doesn't know is that the girl is actually a camp kitchen worker with a fear of being heard.

Director: Matthew Diamond | Stars: Demi Lovato, Joe Jonas, Meaghan Martin, Maria Canals-Barrera

Votes: 23,851

4. The End of the Tour (2015)

R | 106 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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82 Metascore

The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel, 'Infinite Jest.'

Director: James Ponsoldt | Stars: Jason Segel, Jesse Eisenberg, Anna Chlumsky, Mamie Gummer

Votes: 22,867 | Gross: $2.99M

5. Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience (2009)

G | 76 min | Documentary, Music

2.1
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45 Metascore

A 3-D concert film of the 2008 Jonas Brothers "Burning Up" concert tour, as well as documentary footage on the lives of the three brothers.

Director: Bruce Hendricks | Stars: Nick Jonas, Joe Jonas, Kevin Jonas, John Taylor

Votes: 17,138 | Gross: $19.16M

6. Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (2010 TV Movie)

TV-G | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Music

5.2
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Mitchie can't wait to return to camp rock so that she and love-interest Shane can spend the summer making music and having fun with their friends and band mates. But when a rival camp, Camp... See full summary »

Director: Paul Hoen | Stars: Demi Lovato, Joe Jonas, Nick Jonas, Kevin Jonas

Votes: 12,534

7. Big Fan (2009)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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70 Metascore

A hard-core New York Giants fan struggles to deal with the consequences when he is beaten up by his favorite player.

Director: Robert D. Siegel | Stars: Patton Oswalt, Kevin Corrigan, Michael Rapaport, Marcia Jean Kurtz

Votes: 8,348 | Gross: $0.23M

8. Smart House (1999 TV Movie)

TV-G | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.3
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A teenager wins a fully-automated dream house in a competition, but soon the computer controlling it begins to take over and everything gets out of control. Then teenage Ben must calm the computer named PAT.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Kevin Kilner, Ryan Merriman, Katey Sagal, Jessica Steen

Votes: 4,723

9. Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.1
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A compassionate teacher returns to his inner city high school of his youth to teach a new generation of trouble making kids.

Stars: Gabe Kaplan, Ron Palillo, John Travolta, Robert Hegyes

Votes: 4,085

10. Thrashin' (1986)

PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Two skateboarding gangs battle each other for supremacy, and a member of one gang falls in love with the sister of his rival.

Director: David Winters | Stars: Josh Brolin, Robert Rusler, Pamela Gidley, Brooke McCarter

Votes: 2,884

11. The Color of Friendship (2000 TV Movie)

TV-G | 87 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.4
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A white South African girl finds herself in a difficult situation when she is sent to spend a term with a black family in America.

Director: Kevin Hooks | Stars: Lindsey Haun, Shadia Simmons, Carl Lumbly, Penny Johnson Jerald

Votes: 2,805

12. Pixel Perfect (2004 TV Movie)

TV-G | 85 min | Family, Sci-Fi, Comedy

5.8
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When holography is used to create a new pop star, things start to go awry.

Director: Mark A.Z. Dippé | Stars: Raviv Ullman, Leah Pipes, Spencer Redford, Chad 'Chato' Alger

Votes: 2,565

13. The Other Me (2000 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Will Browning accidently creates a clone of himself when working on a science project.

Director: Manny Coto | Stars: Andrew Lawrence, Mark L. Taylor, Lori Hallier, Alison Pill

Votes: 1,541

14. You Wish! (2003 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.3
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Alex is a high school student who always feels like he is overshadowed by his little brother Stevie; he can't get the girl of his dreams; he and his two best friends, Abby and James, are ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Hoen | Stars: A.J. Trauth, Spencer Breslin, Lalaine, Tim Reid

Votes: 1,477

15. The Norliss Tapes (1973 TV Movie)

72 min | Horror

6.5
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An investigative reporter stumbles onto an artist that has made a pact to come back after his death to sculpt a statue of a demon using human blood and clay. Once the demon is awakened he will be granted immortality.

Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Roy Thinnes, Don Porter, Angie Dickinson, Claude Akins

Votes: 888

16. No Place on Earth (2012)

PG-13 | 83 min | Documentary, War

7.0
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58 Metascore

A cave exploration in Ukraine leads to the unearthing of a story of World War II survivors who once found shelter in the same cave.

Director: Janet Tobias | Stars: Chris Nicola, Fruzsina Pelikán, Saul Stermer, Sam Stermer

Votes: 786 | Gross: $0.20M

17. E! True Hollywood Story (1996– )

Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.7
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A documentary about celebrities lives before and after being famous.

Stars: Phil Crowley, Chip Bolcik, Beng Spies, Ken Baker

Votes: 701

18. Go Ask Alice (1973 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama

6.5
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Inadvertently, a fourteen-year-old girl in the late American 1960s is sucked into an odyssey of sex and drugs. She eventually seeks help.

Director: John Korty | Stars: William Shatner, Ruth Roman, Wendell Burton, Julie Adams

Votes: 667

19. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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"ABC Afterschool Specials" was the umbrella show name for various educational shows that were shown in the afternoon, occasionally. Each episode was produced by a separate company.

Stars: Lance Kerwin, Samaria Graham, Mara Hobel, Alexa Kenin

Votes: 637

20. Chico and the Man (1974–1978)

30 min | Comedy

6.9
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The relationship between a cranky old mechanic and a twentysomething Chicano.

Stars: Jack Albertson, Scatman Crothers, Freddie Prinze, Della Reese

Votes: 623

21. Disney 365 (2006– )

Documentary, Family

2.6
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Celebrities go on vacation on a Disney resort or cruise ship.

Stars: Mikie Beatty, Chester See, David Henrie, Reba Buhr

Votes: 481

22. Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream (2008– )

Reality-TV

5.3
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Follow the Jonas Brothers on their When You Look Me In the Eyes Tour and discover what it's like to be a part of the Jonas family while on tour.

Stars: Kortnee Simmons, Joe Jonas, Kevin Jonas, Nick Jonas

Votes: 233

23. Breaking a Monster (2015)

Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

5.5
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72 Metascore

BREAKING A MONSTER chronicles the break-out year of the band UNLOCKING THE TRUTH, following 13-year-old members Alec Atkins, Malcolm Brickhouse and Jarad Dawkins as they first encounter ... See full summary »

Director: Luke Meyer | Stars: Malcolm Brickhouse, Jarad Dawkins, Alec Atkins, Alan Sacks

Votes: 229 | Gross: $0.00M

24. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)

60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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A youth anthology series focusing primarily on adaptations of children's literature.

Stars: Willie Tyler, Frank Welker, Hal Smith, Janet Waldo

Votes: 187

25. She Waits (1972 TV Movie)

74 min | Horror

6.1
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A murdered woman seeks revenge, possesses her husband's new wife.

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Patty Duke, David McCallum, Dorothy McGuire, Lew Ayres

Votes: 181

26. Honor Thy Father (1973 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

5.1
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Story of the rise and fall of the Bonanno organized crime family.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Joseph Bologna, Brenda Vaccaro, Raf Vallone, Richard S. Castellano

Votes: 128

27. In Love with an Older Woman (1982 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A 29 year old lawyer (Ritter), falls for a 43 year old woman (Carlson).

Director: Jack Bender | Stars: John Ritter, Karen Carlson, Jamie Rose, Robert Mandan

Votes: 118

28. Firehouse (1973 TV Movie)

74 min | Action, Drama

5.7
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Tensions arise when a previously all-white firehouse gets its first black fireman.

Director: Alex March | Stars: Michael Lerner, Paul Le Mat, Val Avery, Richard Jaeckel

Votes: 116

29. Future Shock (1972)

43 min | Documentary, Short

6.1
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Describes the constant, bewildering barrage of new technologies and all the resulting societal changes those technologies bring about.

Director: Alexander Grasshoff | Stars: Orson Welles, John Bray, Verlin Cobb, Charles Epstein

Votes: 76

30. Women at West Point (1979 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.5
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The story of the first women to enter the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and how they--and the school--faced the resultant problems.

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Linda Purl, Leslie Ackerman, Jameson Parker, Andrew Stevens

Votes: 71

31. Jealousy (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

6.4
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In this made-for-TV drama, Angie Dickinson stars in three separate vignettes as a woman whose life is dramatically affected by the emotion that gives the film its name.

Director: Jeffrey Bloom | Stars: Angie Dickinson, David Carradine, Paul Michael Glaser, Chuck Martinez

Votes: 62

32. Machsom (2013)

24 min | Short, Drama, Family

7.9
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"Machsom", the Hebrew word for "Checkpoint", tells the story of Yaniv Greenblatt, a barely 19 Israeli soldier stationed at one of the most dangerous such checkpoints along the West Bank. He... See full summary »

Director: Joel Novoa | Stars: Nick Greene, Ari Frenkel, Sharon Ben Tovim, Gleb Kaminer

Votes: 59

33. Du-beat-e-o (1984)

84 min | Comedy

5.3
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A filmmaker tries to finish editing a movie about all-girl rock band Runaways.

Director: Alan Sacks | Stars: Ray Sharkey, Joan Jett, Derf Scratch, Nora Gaye

Votes: 58

34. Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979)
Episode: The Great Debate (1975)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Kotter arranges a debate between the Sweathogs and the debate team.

Director: Bob LaHendro | Stars: Gabe Kaplan, Marcia Strassman, John Sylvester White, Robert Hegyes

Votes: 57

35. Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979)
Episode: Welcome Back (Pilot) (1975)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Gabriel Kotter is a teacher in Brooklyn, New York who ends up teaching at his old alma mater: Buchanan High School. He has been assigned to teach the remedial students, better known as the Sweathogs, a group to which he used to belong.

Director: James Komack | Stars: Gabe Kaplan, Marcia Strassman, John Sylvester White, Robert Hegyes

Votes: 57

36. Twirl (1981 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.3
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Best friends compete for the title of "Miss Twirl" (similar to a Miss America contest with the primary category of competition being (what else?) twirling!). The real test, however, is ... See full summary »

Director: Gus Trikonis | Stars: Erin Moran, Lisa Whelchel, Charles Haid, Stella Stevens

Votes: 53

37. A Cry for Love (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

7.1
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Divorcee Susan Blakely, with no alimony and two kids to support, begins turning to amphetamines. While at her lowest ebb, she meets an alcoholic and three-time loser in marriage--who, incredibly, turns out to be the ideal man!

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Susan Blakely, Powers Boothe, Charles Siebert, Herb Edelman

Votes: 53

38. Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story (1982 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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The story of singer Rosemary Clooney's rise to fame, her marriage to Jose Ferrer, and her nervous breakdown.

Director: Jackie Cooper | Stars: Sondra Locke, Tony Orlando, Penelope Milford, John Karlen

Votes: 51

39. Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979)
Episode: Basket Case (1975)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy

7.4
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Kotter is pressured to give Boom-Boom a passing grade on his exam, which he fails, so that he can continue to play on the basketball team.

Director: Bob LaHendro | Stars: Gabe Kaplan, Marcia Strassman, John Sylvester White, Robert Hegyes

Votes: 45

40. Leave 'em Laughing (1981 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama

6.9
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Mickey Rooney plays real-life clown Jack Thum. Thum and his wife cared for dozens of unwanted children. When Thum realizes he has terminal cancer, he falls apart and his wife must help him regain his innerstrength and deal with reality.

Director: Jackie Cooper | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Anne Jackson, Allen Garfield, Elisha Cook Jr.

Votes: 42

41. Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979)
Episode: Whodunit? (1975)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Rosalie fakes shes pregnant in order to make the sweathogs confess she did not fool around with them.

Director: Bob LaHendro | Stars: Gabe Kaplan, Marcia Strassman, John Sylvester White, Robert Hegyes

Votes: 41

42. Fishnet (2010)

84 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.3
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When two LA burlesque dancers accidentally get involved in a mob hit, they hit the road and end up in a small town in Texas only to turn the town upside down and the mob after them.

Director: Brian Pelletier | Stars: Rebekah Kochan, Jillian Easton, Sandy Issa Balat, Don Bodin

Votes: 40

43. Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979)
Episode: The Election (1975)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Vinnie runs for class president.

Director: Bob LaHendro | Stars: Gabe Kaplan, Marcia Strassman, John Sylvester White, Robert Hegyes

Votes: 39

44. Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979)
Episode: Barbarino's Girl (1975)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Mr. Kotter talks Judy into tutoring Barbarino. The two eventually become friends, but Barbarino doesn't want the other Sweathogs to know about it.

Director: Bob LaHendro | Stars: Gabe Kaplan, Marcia Strassman, John Sylvester White, Robert Hegyes

Votes: 38

45. Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979)
Episode: No More Mr. Nice Guy (1975)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Mr. Woodman and Mr. Kotter reverse roles. Mr. Woodman starts being nice to the sweathogs, and Mr. Kotter starts getting mean to them.

Director: Bob LaHendro | Stars: Gabe Kaplan, Marcia Strassman, John Sylvester White, Robert Hegyes

Votes: 38

46. Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979)
Episode: Classroom Marriage (1975)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.4
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Freddie and Vernajean wants to quit school to get married. So Mr. Kotter has them act out a marriage in class.

Director: Bob LaHendro | Stars: Gabe Kaplan, Marcia Strassman, John Sylvester White, Robert Hegyes

Votes: 37

47. Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979)
Episode: The Telethon (1976)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Arnold and Mr. Kotter persuade the Sweathogs to hold a telethon for much needed school supplies.

Director: Bob LaHendro | Stars: Gabe Kaplan, Marcia Strassman, John Sylvester White, Robert Hegyes

Votes: 37

48. Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979)
Episode: California Dreamin' (1975)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.4
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A new girl sweathog arrives and has all the boy sweathogs in heat.

Director: Bob LaHendro | Stars: Gabe Kaplan, Marcia Strassman, John Sylvester White, Robert Hegyes

Votes: 36

49. Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979)
Episode: One Flu Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1976)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.2
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A flu epidemic requires several advanced students to join Kotter's class, where they quickly outshine his struggling students. Kotter boosts the battered self-confidence of his Sweathogs by... See full summary »

Director: Bob LaHendro | Stars: Gabe Kaplan, Marcia Strassman, John Sylvester White, Robert Hegyes

Votes: 36

50. Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979)
Episode: Dr. Epstein, I Presume (1976)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Epstein goes to the guidance counselor to talk about being a veterinarian. She says he is not smart enough and he should look for a career in manual labor. So he gives his animals Kotter ... See full summary »

Director: Bob LaHendro | Stars: Gabe Kaplan, Marcia Strassman, John Sylvester White, Robert Hegyes

Votes: 35