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1. Chief Zabu (2016)

R | 74 min | Comedy | Completed

An outrageous social comedy about a New York realtor who dreams of having political influence by taking over a new Polynesian nation.

Directors: Neil Cohen, Zack Norman | Stars: Allen Garfield, Zack Norman, Allan Arbus, Ed Lauter

2. Window Dressing (2016)

21 min | Short, Drama | Completed

There are things in life that truly matter. And there are things in life that truly don't matter. And then there is all that grey area in between. One minute our priorities seem in order. ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Girouard | Stars: Frank Ridley, Charlë Webb, Barbara Christie, Susan Campanaro

4. 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: 76,447 | Gross: $26.05M

5. Sharknado 2: The Second One (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.1
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When Fin & April are on their way to New York, a Category 7 Hurricane spawns heavy rain, winds, storm surges, & deadly Sharknadoes. And it's up to Fin & April to save the Big Apple from total devastation.

Director: Anthony C. Ferrante | Stars: Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, Vivica A. Fox, Mark McGrath

Votes: 12,131

6. 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

7. 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: 152,262 | Gross: $22.88M

8. 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

9. 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: 167,529 | Gross: $53.68M

10. 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: 91,709 | Gross: $24.34M

11. The Naked Brothers Band (2007– )

Comedy, Family, Musical

3.2
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The lives of a tween rock band led by real-life singer-songwriting/musician brothers Nat and Alex Wolff.

Stars: Nat Wolff, Alex Wolff, Allie DiMeco, Thomas Batuello

Votes: 2,653

12. 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: 72,611 | Gross: $28.56M

13. 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

14. 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: 86,035 | Gross: $72.52M

15. 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

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

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV

6.4
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Add a Plot

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

Votes: 27

17. 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

18. 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: 121,825 | Gross: $56.04M

19. 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: 409,396 | Gross: $373.38M

20. 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: 8,196

21. 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

22. 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: 170,678 | Gross: $133.76M

23. 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: 90,902 | Gross: $124.59M

24. 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

25. 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: 14,313 | Gross: $14.06M

26. 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: 200,503 | Gross: $45.16M

27. 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: 2,504

28. 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: 57,927 | Gross: $40.93M

29. 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

30. DNA (1997 Video)

R | 105 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.2
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An evil scientist's DNA experiment on the bones of a mysterious jungle creature brings the carnivorous beast to life.

Director: William Mesa | Stars: Mark Dacascos, Jürgen Prochnow, Robin McKee, Tom Taus

Votes: 1,548

31. 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

32. 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: 428,074 | Gross: $306.12M

33. 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: 2,236

34. 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: 1,789

35. 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

36. 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

37. 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: 8,278 | Gross: $7.69M

38. 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

39. 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: 37,528 | Gross: $27.98M

40. 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

41. 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

42. 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

43. 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

44. 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

45. 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

46. 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

47. Love or Money (1990)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

4.7
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Two young owners of a firm are about to make an important contract with a big company which will help them save their business from ruin. But they get scruples when they have to decide ... See full summary »

Director: Todd Hallowell | Stars: Tim Daly, Michael Garin, Haviland Morris, Kevin McCarthy

Votes: 46

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. 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: 18,369 | Gross: $0.37M

50. Identity Crisis (1989)

R | 90 min | Comedy

1.7
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A rapper finds himself possessed by the soul of a dead fashion designer; frequently switching personalities.

Director: Melvin Van Peebles | Stars: Mario Van Peebles, Glenn Athaide, Rick Aviles, Richard Bassett

Votes: 1,006