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1. The Naked Brothers Band (2007– )
Episode: Fishin' for Love (2007)

24 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

8.6
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The Naked Brothers Band go to the beach, where Alex tries to break a world record, Thomas and David hang out with girls, and Nat and Roselina remember a Chicago tour 2 years ago.

Director: Polly Draper | Stars: Nat Wolff, Alex Wolff, Allie DiMeco, Jesse Draper

Votes: 20

2. Thank You and Good Night (1991)

83 min | Documentary

8.1
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Documentary on family issues of elders, aging, and death.

Director: Jan Oxenberg | Stars: Mae Joffe, Helen Oxenberg, James Biberi

Votes: 39

3. Down by Law (1986)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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The story of three different men in a Louisiana prison and their eventual journey.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi

Votes: 36,113 | Gross: $1.44M

4. Mystery Train (1989)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Three stories are connected by a Memphis hotel and the spirit of Elvis Presley.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Masatoshi Nagase, Yûki Kudô, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Cinqué Lee

Votes: 18,372 | Gross: $0.37M

5. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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Stars: Edward Herrmann, Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson

Votes: 118

6. Across the Universe (2007)

PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical

7.4
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56 Metascore

The music of the Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance between an upper-class American girl and a poor Liverpudlian artist.

Director: Julie Taymor | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess, Joe Anderson, Dana Fuchs

Votes: 91,720 | Gross: $24.34M

7. Spider-Man 2 (2004)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.3
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83 Metascore

Peter Parker is beset with troubles in his failing personal life as he battles a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Alfred Molina, James Franco

Votes: 409,506 | Gross: $373.38M

8. Revolutionary Road (2008)

R | 119 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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69 Metascore

A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Christopher Fitzgerald, Jonathan Roumie

Votes: 152,284 | Gross: $22.88M

9. Project Runway (2004– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.3
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Heidi Klum hosts a reality series where aspiring fashion designers compete for a chance to break into the industry. Each week, a designer is eliminated from the competition after exhibiting their work in front of a judges' panel.

Stars: Tim Gunn, Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia, Michael Kors

Votes: 8,198

10. P.S. I Love You (2007)

PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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39 Metascore

A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.

Director: Richard LaGravenese | Stars: Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Harry Connick Jr., Lisa Kudrow

Votes: 167,567 | Gross: $53.68M

11. Wolfpack (1988 Video)

81 min | Drama

7.1
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A fascist inspired high school football team takes over the local school. until one man stands up to them.

Director: Bill Milling | Stars: Jim Abele, Debbie Barker, Tony Carlin, Nicholas Di Archangel

Votes: 26

12. Dangerous Minds (1996–1997)

60 min | Drama

7.0
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Based on the major motion picture starring Michelle Pfeiffer.

Stars: Annie Potts, Tamala Jones, Cedrick Terrell, K. Todd Freeman

Votes: 90

13. Disorder (1986)

88 min | Drama, Music

7.0
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Director: Olivier Assayas | Stars: Wadeck Stanczak, Ann-Gisel Glass, Lucas Belvaux, Rémi Martin

Votes: 143

14. Independence Day (1996)

PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.9
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59 Metascore

The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell

Votes: 428,263 | Gross: $306.12M

15. We Own the Night (2007)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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59 Metascore

A New York nightclub manager tries to save his brother and father from Russian mafia hit men.

Director: James Gray | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Wahlberg, Eva Mendes, Danny Hoch

Votes: 72,610 | Gross: $28.56M

16. The Emperor's Club (2002)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama

6.9
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49 Metascore

An idealistic prep school teacher attempts to redeem an incorrigible student.

Director: Michael Hoffman | Stars: Kevin Kline, Emile Hirsch, Joel Gretsch, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 14,314 | Gross: $14.06M

17. Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life (1997)

145 min | Documentary, Biography

6.8
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Ayn Rand was born in 1905 in St. Petersberg, Russia. She escaped to America in 1926 amidst the rise of Soviet Communism. She remained in the United States for the rest of her life, where ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Paxton | Stars: Sharon Gless, Michael S. Berliner, Harry Binswanger, Sylvia Bokor

Votes: 453 | Gross: $0.21M

18. Something's Gotta Give (2003)

PG-13 | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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66 Metascore

A swinger on the cusp of being a senior citizen with a taste for young women falls in love with an accomplished woman closer to his age.

Director: Nancy Meyers | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Keanu Reeves, Amanda Peet

Votes: 90,910 | Gross: $124.59M

19. American Blue Note (1989)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.7
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Jack, Nat, Jerry, Lee and Tommy play jazz in small clubs, but only one of them will reach success.

Director: Ralph Toporoff | Stars: Peter MacNicol, Carl Capotorto, Tim Guinee, Bill Christopher-Myers

Votes: 77

20. Zoolander (2001)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

6.6
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61 Metascore

At the end of his career, a clueless fashion model is brainwashed to kill the Prime Minister of Malaysia.

Director: Ben Stiller | Stars: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Christine Taylor, Will Ferrell

Votes: 200,551 | Gross: $45.16M

21. Mi vida loca (1993)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Mousie and Sad Girl are childhood best friends in a contemporary Los Angeles poor Hispanic neighborhood. But when Sad Girl becomes pregnant by Mousie's boyfriend, a drug dealer named ... See full summary »

Director: Allison Anders | Stars: Angel Aviles, Seidy Lopez, Jacob Vargas, Devine

Votes: 1,500 | Gross: $3.27M

22. Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart (2014)

TV-14 | 98 min | Documentary

6.6
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A small-town murder in New England became one of the highest-profile cases of the twentieth century. As the first fully televised court case, the Pamela Smart trial rattled the ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremiah Zagar | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Joaquin Phoenix, Helen Hunt, Matt Dillon

Votes: 533

23. Anna (1987)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama

6.6
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Anna is a middle-aged actress looking for work in New York City, with the help of her sometime lover, Daniel. She used to be a Czech film star married to the director Tonda, who is now ... See full summary »

Director: Yurek Bogayevicz | Stars: Sally Kirkland, Paulina Porizkova, Robert Fields, Gibby Brand

Votes: 524 | Gross: $1.24M

24. Canterbury's Law (2008– )

Drama

6.5
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A television series centered on Elizabeth Canterbury, a tough-minded defense attorney who isn't afraid to push boundaries in order to protect innocent clients.

Stars: Julianna Margulies, Ben Shenkman, Keith Robinson, Trieste Kelly Dunn

Votes: 530

25. The Interpreter (2005)

PG-13 | 128 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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62 Metascore

Political intrigue and deception unfold inside the United Nations, where a U.S. Secret Service agent is assigned to investigate an interpreter who overhears an assassination plot.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener, Jesper Christensen

Votes: 86,045 | Gross: $72.52M

26. Carried Away (1996)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Joseph Svenden is a middle-aged schoolteacher who lives on a farm with his dying mother. In his simple life there are no excitements, even in long-time relationship with a widow. However, ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Amy Irving, Amy Locane, Julie Harris

Votes: 1,288 | Gross: $0.16M

27. Project Runway (2004– )
Episode: Fashion Week (2005)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV

6.4
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Stars: Heidi Klum, Tim Gunn, Michael Kors, Nina Garcia

Votes: 27

28. American Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: Life Under Water (1989)

56 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Young man, who can't get along with the rest of the world, especially his mother, decides to try to take his life in his own hands.

Director: Jay Holman | Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Haviland Morris, Keanu Reeves, Joanna Gleason

Votes: 85

29. The Siege (1998)

R | 116 min | Action, Thriller

6.3
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53 Metascore

The secret US abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Denzel Washington, Bruce Willis, Annette Bening, Tony Shalhoub

Votes: 57,931 | Gross: $40.93M

30. Noel (2004)

PG | 96 min | Drama

6.3
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29 Metascore

Five New Yorkers come together on Christmas Eve, seeking a miracle.

Director: Chazz Palminteri | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Penélope Cruz, Paul Walker, Alan Arkin

Votes: 6,864

31. Billions for Boris (1984)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy

6.3
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Director: Alexander Grasshoff | Stars: Scott Schutzman Tiler, Mary Tanner Bailey, Seth Green, Tim Kazurinsky

Votes: 57

32. Project Runway (2004– )
Episode: Reunion Show (2005)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV

6.3
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What will happen when they all meet again? Who will storm out? And Who Drew a Mustache on Wendy's Photo of Her Daughter? Me. ; )

Stars: Heidi Klum, Tim Gunn, Daniel Franco, Mario Cadenas

Votes: 22

33. Anger Management (2003)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy

6.2
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52 Metascore

Dave Buznik is a businessman who is wrongly sentenced to an anger-management program, where he meets an aggressive instructor.

Director: Peter Segal | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Adam Sandler, Marisa Tomei, Luis Guzmán

Votes: 170,700 | Gross: $133.76M

34. Cuisine américaine (1998)

92 min | Comedy

6.2
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an aspiring master-chef on a US military vessel is dishonorably discharged/quits his post and and instead feeeloling sorry for himself, uses the oppotunity to go to Paris, France and apply ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Yves Pitoun | Stars: Jason Lee, Eddy Mitchell, Irène Jacob, Isabelle Petit-Jacques

Votes: 785

35. 13 Going on 30 (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Romance

6.1
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57 Metascore

A girl makes a wish on her 13th birthday and wakes up the next day as a 30-year-old woman.

Director: Gary Winick | Stars: Jennifer Garner, Mark Ruffalo, Judy Greer, Andy Serkis

Votes: 121,844 | Gross: $56.04M

36. That Awkward Moment (2014)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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36 Metascore

Three best friends find themselves where we've all been - at that confusing moment in every dating relationship when you have to decide "So...where is this going?"

Director: Tom Gormican | Stars: Zac Efron, Michael B. Jordan, Miles Teller, Imogen Poots

Votes: 76,460 | Gross: $26.05M

37. Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)

PG-13 | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.1
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An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the ... See full summary »

Director: Gene Quintano | Stars: Emilio Estevez, Samuel L. Jackson, Jon Lovitz, Tim Curry

Votes: 37,531 | Gross: $27.98M

38. Surviving the Game (1994)

R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.1
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A homeless man is hired as a survival guide for a group of wealthy businessmen on a hunting trip in the mountains, unaware that they are killers who hunt humans for sport, and that he is their new prey.

Director: Ernest R. Dickerson | Stars: Rutger Hauer, Ice-T, Charles S. Dutton, Gary Busey

Votes: 8,279 | Gross: $7.69M

39. Norma Jean & Marilyn (1996 TV Movie)

R | 139 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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This film follows Norma Jean from her simple, ambitious youth to her superstar pinnacle and back down. She moves from lover to lover in order to further her career. She finds fame but never happiness, only knowing seduction but not love.

Director: Tim Fywell | Stars: Ashley Judd, Mira Sorvino, Josh Charles, Ron Rifkin

Votes: 2,237

40. Shanghai 1920 (1991)

137 min | Drama

6.1
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Billy Fong, a Chinese boy working the Shanghai docks, becomes friends with Dawson Cole, the spoiled son of an American shipping tycoon. As adults, the friends become business partners. ... See full summary »

Director: Po-Chih Leong | Stars: John Lone, Adrian Pasdar, Fennie Yuen, Eric Michael Zee

Votes: 55

41. Blessing (1994)

94 min | Drama

6.1
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Blessing is an emotionally charged drama about a young woman's struggle to reconcile family expectations with personal dreams.

Director: Paul Zehrer | Stars: Tom Carey, Carlin Glynn, Guy Griffis, Melora Griffis

Votes: 37

42. Leslie Nielsen's Bad Golf Made Easier (1993 Video)

45 min | Comedy

6.0
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Leslie Nielsen teaches frustrated rookie golfer Billy how to bend the rules of golf to his advantage.

Director: Rick Friedberg | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Sonny Bono, Steve Carlson, Donald Craig

Votes: 131

43. Sugar Hill (1993)

R | 123 min | Thriller, Drama

5.9
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Hardened, uncomprimising drug dealer Roemello Skuggs decides to quit his scumbag profession so he may start a new life with his girlfriend. However, he soon learns getting out is nowhere ... See full summary »

Director: Leon Ichaso | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Michael Wright, Khandi Alexander, DeVaughn Nixon

Votes: 3,108 | Gross: $18.27M

44. Dangerous Game (1993)

R | 108 min | Drama

5.7
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A New York film director, working on his latest movie in Los Angeles, begins to reflect the actions in his movie and real life, especially when he begins an affair with the lead actress.

Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Madonna, James Russo, Nancy Ferrara

Votes: 2,792 | Gross: $0.07M

45. It Runs in the Family (2003)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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44 Metascore

This is the story of a dysfunctional New York family, and their attempts to reconcile.

Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Michael Douglas, Bernadette Peters, Rory Culkin

Votes: 3,980 | Gross: $7.38M

46. Loverboy (2005)

R | 84 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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45 Metascore

A neglected daughter becomes a possessive mother in an emotional journey into the heart and mind of a woman who loved too much.

Director: Kevin Bacon | Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, Dominic Scott Kay, Campbell Scott, Kevin Bacon

Votes: 2,714 | Gross: $0.03M

47. Project: ALF (1996 TV Movie)

95 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Family

5.5
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Captured by the Alien Task Force, ALF was rescued by two officers who found out that the project shall be canceled - and also ALF.

Director: Dick Lowry | Stars: Miguel Ferrer, William O'Leary, Jensen Daggett, Scott Michael Campbell

Votes: 1,790

48. Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones (1990)

PG-13 | 115 min | Documentary, Music

5.4
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A unique look at the legendary musician, arranger, composer and producer offers a collage of memories, sounds and intimate interviews with musical greats in a rousing showcase.

Director: Ellen Weissbrod | Stars: Clarence Avant, George Benson, Big Daddy Kane, Richard Brooks

Votes: 138 | Gross: $0.78M

49. Paper Hearts (1993)

R | 88 min | Drama, Romance, Western

5.3
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Henry deserted his wife (Jenny) and daughters (Samantha and Kat) over a year ago leaving them with debts that jeopardize retaining the old family home. Henry returns during the weekend of ... See full summary »

Director: Rod McCall | Stars: James Brolin, Sally Kirkland, Pamela Gidley, Laura Johnson

Votes: 83

50. Tart (2001)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

4.7
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After her only friend is expelled from their private school in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, Cat Storm wants to get close to a boy she is attracted to and recreate herself with new ... See full summary »

Director: Christina Wayne | Stars: Dominique Swain, Brad Renfro, Bijou Phillips, Mischa Barton

Votes: 2,505