Quiltys' "Coming of Age, Young Love" Movie List #THREE by Juicy Kumquat

by Juicy_Kumquat | created - 07 Sep 2011 | updated - 10 months ago | Public

More great "Coming of Age, Young Love" movies recommended by Quilty.

Clare Quiltys' "Coming of Age, Young Love" list, dictated to Juicy for publishing.

All movies listed can be found on DVD w/English Subtitles, if needed, on Amazon or at other locations listed by Juicy on the TOP 250 BEST "Coming of Age, Young Love" movies from Quiltys' Lists 1-10/ Selected by Juicy post http://www.imdb.com/list/z4Yr25BGvZ0/

See List One, Two, Four, Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Nine, and Ten here by clicking on Juicys name under this lists title.

*Quilty reviews marked as such, have been edited to remove objectionable content for decencies sake. Uncensored reviews can be found on The ORIGINAL Quiltys' "Coming of Age" Video List http://www.imdb.com/list/ls050017093/

Movie Theater/Television ALERT!!!:

2/24/17 - The Girl With All the Gifts - [url=http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4547056 ]http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4547056 [/url] 3/3/17 - Logan - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3315342

4/7/17 - Gifted - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4481414

6/16/17 - The Book Of Henry - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4572792

6/30/17 - Amityville: The Awakening - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1935897

7/28/17 - The Dark Tower - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1648190

9/8/17 - IT - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1396484

TBA - Children of the Corn: Runaway - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5565634

Of course if you have not seen yet, 2017 started with nominations for these coming of age flicks:

Lion - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3741834 So far Juicy's choice for Best Picture at the Oscars, and this is fair as Juicy usually sees all the best pic noms. So far this IS the best. Have not seen Moonlight or a few others, yet. Juicy is fair on Oscars and will see all, if his opinion changes, will let you know. But so far none of them are meh. Really enjoyed most. LA LA Land, not sure I enjoyed, as much as respected (music is so amazing, as acting, as are the dreams that come true, and don't, like life.)

Moonlight - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4975722

Also the animated French coming of age movie up for Best Animated

My Life as a Zucchini - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2321405

For what its worth, finally released.....in a two part dvd (the first part is worthless)

The Night Visitor 2: Heather's Story (2016) - (Caitlin Carmichael Film) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2983922

Quiltys Favorite Film Shorts:

Hoverboard (2012) - https://vimeo.com/45916237

Zoochosis Presents_ Bears - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFvl7_q51ew

Leo, The Surveyor - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOQPGcw5LuE

Lia Traps a Leprechaun - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOtPMloJGFc

Swing (2011 TN Independent Spirit Award) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HUFOKrDcNs

Futurestates:The Spring of Sorrow - http://www.snagfilms.com/films/title/the_spring_of_sorrow

Music recommended by Quilty:

The Lecheritas Feat. Charli Floyer - Take Me To Marbella (Marcos Rodriguez Remix) Official Video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvZqBcbW0qc

Adi Beatty (13yo) _עדי ביטי felt _ חשה (official) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s38MSNSmQBQ

Nicole Cherry - Fata Naiva - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFzg-_L3TLc

Nicole Cherry - Vara mea (Official Video HD) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZB0wG1pbkF8

Saga (Zaga) Rehn performing the song Viljan by Stiftelsen - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ssPaNzfrEI

Saga Rehn (Zaga) Performing Vart Jag Än Går by Stiftelsen - Official Music Video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mde8d0TrGkc

Vázquez Sounds - Me Voy, Me Voy (Video Oficial) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4KDophQYU0

Josenid - Amor de Colegio - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mO91Am03Byw

Quiltys' Recommended Reading:

The Enchanter - Vladimir Nabokov: http://www.amazon.com/Enchanter-Vladimir-Nabokov/dp/0679728864

First Love - Joyce Carol Oates - http://www.amazon.com/First-Love-Joyce-Carol-Oates/dp/0880014571 From Quilty - "A dark and sure-to-be controversial little tale of Josie, eleven-years-old, who comes to stay at the home of her great-aunt in upstate New York, where her 25-year-old cousin, Jared, Jr., also resides. A seminary student on temporary leave from school, Jared, Jr. has only the most perverse plans for Josie in between his bible studies. And so one summer afternoon, by the bank of the river at the back of the house, a distinctly sadomasochistic sexual relationship blooms. A darkly erotic, almost gothic tale. With illustrations by Barry Moser."

Quiltys' Favorite Photography:

Jock Sturges - Misty Dawn: Portrait of a Muse: http://www.amazon.com/Misty-Dawn-Portrait-Jock-Sturges/dp/1597110744

Graham Ovenden - Childhood Streets: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1888425105 From Quilty - "When Ovenden was a teenager, he spent many weekends roaming the streets of London (mostly the East End) with his Brownie camera photographing children. Thirty-five years after the fact it is obvious that the work was not only brilliant artistically, but it constitutes an important historcal document showing, in pictorial form, life on London's streets before the social effects of "urban renewal" and the proliferation of the automobile. Some of the work is truly astounding and also presents a rarity in the history of photography: the eye of the photographer-youth."

Nancy Buirski - Earth Angels: Migrant Children in America: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0876540736 From Quilty - "Nancy Buirski portrays the lives of children of migrant farm workers, an almost forgotten part of American society. These are children caught in a life of poverty who nonetheless maintain a spirit that transcends their difficult childhoods. 144 pp. of color photographs, text by the photographer, as well as quotations from farmworkers and their children."

Loretta Lux - Loretta Lux: http://www.amazon.com/Loretta-Lux/dp/1931788545

"Quilty has certain tastes y'know."

Kijafa Cherry - http://www.amazon.com/J-JACOBSEN-Kijafa-Cherry-750ML/dp/B005JCZ6LC/

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!WARNING! Due to the nature of the movies, parents should be aware of the content of these productions. Many movies here, even though acted by children, have violence, profane language, and child nudity. Most U.S. parents do not give a s*beep*t about language and violence so Juicy will designate those movies showing the sick human child bodies and sexual content that should be avoided by placing a "H" for Hell on the comments for the movie.



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Each movie has been rated by Juicy here: http://www.imdb.com/user/ur15608518/ratings?start=1&view=detail&sort=title:asc&defaults=1

Guide to Juicys Ratings - 10 = Awesome, Multiple Viewings 8 = Pretty Awesome, More Than One Viewing 6 = Worth Watching, One Viewing 4 = Meh, Take It Or Leave It 2 = Crap, Really Quilty?

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1. Laura, les ombres de l'été (1979)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Sculptor Paul meets a former great love again after a long time -- but is much more impressed by her 15-year-old daughter, Laura, who looks like her mother when Paul was in love with her. ... See full summary »

Director: David Hamilton | Stars: Maud Adams, Dawn Dunlap, James Mitchell, Maureen Kerwin

Votes: 842

HH

2. The Thief (1997)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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A woman meets a man who isn't the right man for her - but she hasn't realised it yet...

Director: Pavel Chukhray | Stars: Vladimir Mashkov, Yekaterina Rednikova, Mikhail Filipchuk, Dima Chigaryov

Votes: 4,165 | Gross: $1.13M

H" "!WARNING! This film SOLD IN US is edited for Americans (94min). Original Russian runtime is 110 min.

3. Tom et Lola (1990)

97 min | Sci-Fi

6.7
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Their immune systems tragically damaged at birth, TOM AND LOLA are two beautiful children forever isolated in plastic bubbles. But neither cold urethane nor chillier hospital technicians ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Arthuys | Stars: Cécile Magnet, Marc Berman, Catherine Frot, Celian Varini

Votes: 219

HHH

4. Taxi Driver (1976)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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93 Metascore

A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action, while attempting to liberate a twelve-year-old prostitute.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks

Votes: 570,909 | Gross: $28.26M

5. Pippi Longstocking (1969)

27 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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The adventures of Pippi Longstocking, an eccentric, super-strong, redheaded moppet, and her best friends Tommy and Annika, based upon the famous books by Astrid Lindgren.

Stars: Inger Nilsson, Maria Persson, Pär Sundberg, Hans Clarin

Votes: 2,598

H" "!WARNING! This is not the movies you may have grown up with. Juicy enjoyed this more than the movies which were chopped together from this series!

Also see the re-make The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0093744/

6. Fanny and Alexander (1982)

R | 188 min | Drama

8.1
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100 Metascore

Two young Swedish children experience the many comedies and tragedies of their family, the Ekdahls.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Bertil Guve, Pernilla Allwin, Kristina Adolphson, Börje Ahlstedt

Votes: 46,944 | Gross: $4.97M

!WARNING! Make sure to buy the 5 hour TV Version (not 2 1/2) version for the complete experience.

7. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

R | 118 min | Drama, Fantasy, War

8.2
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98 Metascore

In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López, Maribel Verdú

Votes: 518,710 | Gross: $37.63M

8. Olivier, Olivier (1992)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.7
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A nine-year-old boy disappears without a trace. Six years later, he reappears in Paris but there are doubts about his real identity.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Brigitte Roüan, François Cluzet, Jean-François Stévenin, Frédéric Quiring

Votes: 1,472 | Gross: $1.26M

H" "From Quilty (Edited)* - Olivier, Olivier

(France, 1993; dir. by Agnieska Holland) From the director of A Secret Garden & Europa, Europa, Olivier, Olivier is a mystery that revolves around questions of love, family and truth. A boy on a bike ride disappears, leaving his family devastated. Ten years later a street hustler pulled in by the French cops shows up as the missing son. He seduces both parents emotionally, but elicits a more ambivalent, though steamy, response from his supposed now-grown-up sister, Nadine. In the flashbacks, Nadine is played by 11-year-old Faye Gatteau.

9. The Good Mother (1988)

R | 103 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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A divorced mother may lose custody of her young daughter to her ex-husband after he learns that the little girl crawled into bed with the mother and her boyfriend.

Director: Leonard Nimoy | Stars: Diane Keaton, Liam Neeson, Jason Robards, Ralph Bellamy

Votes: 1,363 | Gross: $4.76M

H

10. Le nain rouge (1998)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Lucien is a dwarf, who works hard in a large legal office. His only friend is trapeze circus artist Isis. One day he gets the attention of singer Paola Bendoni and falls in love with her.

Director: Yvan Le Moine | Stars: Jean-Yves Tual, Anita Ekberg, Dyna Gauzy, Michel Peyrelon

Votes: 195 | Gross: $0.01M

H

11. South Park (1997– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.7
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Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.

Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall

Votes: 273,428

A great series all-around. The Season 7, Episode 14: Raisins is one of the most talked about and remembered episodes.

12. Californication (2007–2014)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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A writer tries to juggle his career, his relationship with his daughter and his ex-girlfriend, as well as his appetite for beautiful women.

Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Evan Handler, Pamela Adlon

Votes: 155,385

H

13. Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids (2004)

R | 85 min | Documentary

7.4
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78 Metascore

Two documentary filmmakers chronicle their time in Sonagchi, Calcutta and the relationships they developed with children of prostitutes who work the city's notorious red light district.

Directors: Zana Briski, Ross Kauffman | Stars: Kochi, Avijit Halder, Shanti Das, Manik

Votes: 13,325 | Gross: $3.41M

14. Kidou tenshi enjerikku reiyâ (2001– )

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.0
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A young girl battles her way through the exciting games of Angelic Layer, where players fight with tiny robotic dolls to win the national championship.

Stars: Mayumi Yanagisawa, Masayo Kurata, Atsuko Enomoto, Yuri Shiratori

Votes: 248

15. The Official Story (1985)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.

Director: Luis Puenzo | Stars: Norma Aleandro, Héctor Alterio, Chunchuna Villafañe, Hugo Arana

Votes: 5,821 | Gross: $0.03M

H

16. American Beauty (1999)

R | 122 min | Drama

8.4
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86 Metascore

A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley

Votes: 910,774 | Gross: $130.10M

H

17. Three Fugitives (1989)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Comedy

6.1
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A reformed bank robber is taken hostage by a desperate man during a bank hold up, but is forced to go on the run with his captor when they're both mistakenly thought to be in cahoots.

Director: Francis Veber | Stars: Nick Nolte, Martin Short, Sarah Rowland Doroff, James Earl Jones

Votes: 9,295 | Gross: $40.59M

18. Les turlupins (1980)

R | 95 min | Comedy

6.5
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Late spring 1942: France is under German ocupation. But this doesnt much concern the boarders of a school lost in the French country. Bernard, a rather frivolous teenager, is in love for ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Revon | Stars: Bernard Brieux, Thomas Chabrol, Pascale Rocard, Etienne Draber

Votes: 79

H

19. Kick-Ass (2010)

R | 117 min | Action, Comedy

7.7
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66 Metascore

Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a superhero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.

Director: Matthew Vaughn | Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz, Garrett M. Brown

Votes: 469,734 | Gross: $48.07M

20. La femme de Gilles (2004)

103 min | Drama

6.8
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82 Metascore

Gilles' wife, Elise, who smiles when she thinks of him, cooks and scrubs and cheerfully makes love to him, suspects during her third pregnancy that he is having an affair with her ... See full summary »

Director: Frédéric Fonteyne | Stars: Emmanuelle Devos, Clovis Cornillac, Laura Smet, Colette Emmanuelle

Votes: 760 | Gross: $0.00M

HH

21. Heavenly Creatures (1994)

R | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Two girls have an intense fantasy life; their parents, concerned the fantasy is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Melanie Lynskey, Kate Winslet, Sarah Peirse, Diana Kent

Votes: 53,260 | Gross: $3.05M

From "Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson

22. Ratcatcher (1999)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

7.5
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76 Metascore

An unabashed kid navigates the filthy world of 1973 Glasgow, preoccupying himself with the equally poor youth around him.

Director: Lynne Ramsay | Stars: Tommy Flanagan, Mandy Matthews, William Eadie, Michelle Stewart

Votes: 6,791 | Gross: $0.22M

23. Tulennielijä (1998)

100 min | Drama

6.7
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The twin sisters Helena and Irene are born in Helsinki during World War II. A few months later their mother, Sirkka, leaves the girls in the care of their grandmother, an old communist, and... See full summary »

Director: Pirjo Honkasalo | Stars: Elina Hurme, Tiina Weckström, Elena Leeve, Elsa Saisio

Votes: 295

H

24. Endless Love (1981)

R | 116 min | Drama, Romance

4.7
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A high school student's love for a 15-year-old girl is thwarted by parental disapproval, circumstance and accident.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Brooke Shields, Martin Hewitt, Shirley Knight, Don Murray

Votes: 5,916 | Gross: $31.18M

Another AWESOME Brooke Movie!!!

Also the way lesser but watchable re-make.

25. Tito i ja (1992)

104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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The story of a ten year old boy who, as most of the children in Yugoslavia of the 1950s can hardly imagine his life without the great national leader - marshal Tito. After winning the ... See full summary »

Director: Goran Markovic | Stars: Dimitrije Vojnov, Lazar Ristovski, Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Anica Dobra

Votes: 4,302

26. Troll (1986)

PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

4.4
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A wicked troll king in search of a mystical ring that will return him to his human form invades a San Francisco apartment complex where a powerful witch lives.

Director: John Carl Buechler | Stars: Michael Moriarty, Shelley Hack, Noah Hathaway, Jenny Beck

Votes: 7,652 | Gross: $5.45M

plus sequel.

Where are you Jenny Beck?

27. Summer of '42 (1971)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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During his summer vacation on Nantucket Island in 1942, a youth eagerly awaiting his first sexual encounter finds himself developing an innocent love for a young woman awaiting news on her soldier husband's fate in WWII.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Jennifer O'Neill, Gary Grimes, Jerry Houser, Oliver Conant

Votes: 5,796

28. The New World (2005)

PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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69 Metascore

The story of the English exploration of Virginia, and of the changing world and loves of Pocahontas.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Colin Farrell, Q'orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer, Christian Bale

Votes: 75,177 | Gross: $12.71M

29. Emperor Tomato Ketchup (1971)

72 min | Drama

6.2
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A subversive short film from director Shuuji Terayama.

Director: Shûji Terayama | Stars: Goro Abashiri, Tarô Apollo, Shiro Demaemochi, Mitsufumi Hashimoto

Votes: 493

H" "There is no way to explain this movie. The long version is a snooze. The short is amazing while high or drunk :)

30. A Walk on the Moon (1999)

R | 107 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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70 Metascore

The world of a young housewife is turned upside down when she has an affair with a free-spirited blouse salesman.

Director: Tony Goldwyn | Stars: Diane Lane, Viggo Mortensen, Bobby Boriello, Anna Paquin

Votes: 7,123 | Gross: $4.74M

31. Max und Moritz Reloaded (2005)

87 min | Action, Comedy

2.7
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Add a Plot

Directors: Thomas Frydetzki, Annette Stefan | Stars: Kai Michael Müller, Willi Gerk, Katy Karrenbauer, Franziska Petri

Votes: 332

From brandlbua (Germany) -Highly underrated!!!! Max und Moritz reloaded is an old story by Wilhelm Busch about two really mean brats that torture their environment and are force the tortured ones to respond. The reloaded film reinterprets the age old story in a present days German setting.

In Germany, when this film was released, the critics were not at all euphoric about it, and as far as I can tell, they were successful in keeping the crowd out of the theatres. Shame on them! This film is a hilarious farce, telling the story of two Hamburg brats, their alcoholic mother, a devoted social worker Paula (also the wet dream of the two boys) who are sent to an Eastern German boot camp. This boot camp is managed by two gay former army guys, and in a way they get to get along with each other. Of course, this takes some time, and lots of adventures are there to entertain you. But there is also the bordello master Hanne, and he gives the two boys a really hard time. Be excited to see the end of the film and what happens to Hanne and Max und Moritz! Max und Moritz reloaded is wonderfully not pc, sparkling with fine ideas, clear cut characters and a stunning rhythm. Action is followed by mind bending landscape shots, and then it goes boom again. Interspersed is the film with occasional cartoon sequences (perfect: the hilarious Paula on ice piece), and there are lots of songs integrated, also in a very nice manner. If you are a fan of justifying delight in entertainment you might even say there are some social dimensions of German life today to be found. But this does not do the film justice. It is an entertainment piece, and I think it does one thing: entertain you at its best (if you like trashy stuff).

The cast is generally good or excellent, you can see that everyone must have liked what they were doing. The most disturbing and mind-shaking appearances are by Ben Becker, who does an unbelievable job at acting as a sugar daddy. This must become a classic.

I can only hope that the DVD is as successful as this film deserves. Unfortunately, the market for trashy comedies in Germany might not be ready for this film yet (still). Everyone who thought that Goddbye Lenin was a little too slow and boring should like this film. Or maybe it simply is the film that Schlingensief simply does not know how to do? Try for yourself, sit back, relax, and be entertained! For friends of directors like Wenzel Storch and Christoph Schlingensief. For friends of films like "Frau Rettich, die Czerny und ich", "Komm süßer Tod", "Muttertag" by Roland Düringer.

A BIG TIME Juicy favorite!!!

32. The Piano (1993)

R | 121 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.6
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89 Metascore

A mute woman is sent to 1850s New Zealand along with her young daughter and prized piano for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, but is soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation.

Director: Jane Campion | Stars: Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill, Anna Paquin

Votes: 68,602 | Gross: $40.16M

33. Great Expectations (1998)

R | 111 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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55 Metascore

Modernization of Charles Dickens classic story finds the hapless Finn as a painter in New York City pursuing his unrequited and haughty childhood love.

Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Hank Azaria, Chris Cooper

Votes: 45,567 | Gross: $26.33M

Estella broke Juicys heart :( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_QP6sWB29jc

34. Ondine (2009)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.8
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65 Metascore

An Irish fisherman discovers a woman in his fishing net whom his precocious daughter believes to be a selkie.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Colin Farrell, Alicja Bachleda, Dervla Kirwan, Alison Barry

Votes: 18,050 | Gross: $0.55M

35. Follow the Stars Home (2001 TV Movie)

103 min | Drama, Romance, Family

7.2
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Kimberly Williams and Caitlin Fein play a mother and child whose love conquers adversity.

Director: Dick Lowry | Stars: Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Campbell Scott, Eric Close, Alexa PenaVega

Votes: 775

36. Voor een verloren soldaat (1992)

Unrated | 92 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.6
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Set in The Netherlands at the end of WW II, this touching story, told in flashbacks, explores the complex and romantic relationship between an adult soldier and a displaced, lonely adolescent boy.

Director: Roeland Kerbosch | Stars: Maarten Smit, Andrew Kelley, Jeroen Krabbé, Freark Smink

Votes: 3,878 | Gross: $0.39M

HH

37. Two of a Kind (1998–1999)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

7.0
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A show about a single father who has his hands full raising twin sisters Mary-Kate and Ashley.

Stars: Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Christopher Sieber, Sally Wheeler

Votes: 1,500

Great fun!

38. The Sandlot 2 (2005 Video)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

4.5
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A film about a group of young baseball-enthusiasts who test the terrifying myth of Mr. Mertle owning a freakishly large and dangerous dog in his backyard.

Director: David Mickey Evans | Stars: Max Lloyd-Jones, James Willson, Samantha Burton, Brett Kelly

Votes: 4,005

39. Lord of the Flies (1990)

R | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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Stranded on an island, a group of schoolboys degenerate into savagery.

Director: Harry Hook | Stars: Balthazar Getty, Chris Furrh, Danuel Pipoly, James Badge Dale

Votes: 24,250 | Gross: $13.99M

40. The Slingshot (1993)

R | 102 min | Drama

6.5
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Stocholm in the 1920s. Young Roland lives with his socialist father, Jewish mother and a boxing brother. His mother sells condoms illegally, and from them, Roland makes slingshots which he ... See full summary »

Director: Åke Sandgren | Stars: Jesper Salén, Stellan Skarsgård, Basia Frydman, Niklas Olund

Votes: 1,695 | Gross: $0.31M

41. Little Indian, Big City (1994)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

5.6
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The Parisian broker Steph only needs the signature from his wife Patricia for their divorce - but she left 13 years ago for living with Amazonas indians. Steph finds her in the village and ... See full summary »

Director: Hervé Palud | Stars: Thierry Lhermitte, Ludwig Briand, Patrick Timsit, Miou-Miou

Votes: 3,408 | Gross: $1.00M

This is better, but also see the American re-make Jungle 2 Jungle http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119432/

42. Just Looking (1999)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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45 Metascore

It's 1955 and curious 14-year-old Bronx kid Lenny has a mission for his summer: to witness two adults in the midst of an "act of love." When his mother sends him to Queens to stay with his ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Alexander | Stars: Richard V. Licata, Marcell Rosenblatt, Ryan Merriman, Patti LuPone

Votes: 1,269 | Gross: $0.04M

43. The Man Without a Face (1993)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama

6.7
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62 Metascore

Chuck wants to leave home, but can't make the grade for boarding school. Then he finds out the disfigured recluse living nearby, is an ex-teacher.

Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Mel Gibson, Nick Stahl, Margaret Whitton, Fay Masterson

Votes: 24,508 | Gross: $24.76M

44. All the Kind Strangers (1974 TV Movie)

73 min | Horror, Thriller

5.8
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A couple traveling through a backwoods area are held by a a group of orphans who want them to become their parents. Unfortunately, the kids have a habit of killing adults who refuse that particular honor.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Stacy Keach, Samantha Eggar, John Savage, Robby Benson

Votes: 442

45. Zoo (2005)

120 min | Horror

6.9
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Hiroshi Ando aka "Zoo"

Synopsis.....This collection of shocking, unpredictable stories feature the first screen adaptation of the number one young author of his generation, Otsuichi. Working... See full synopsis »

Directors: Ryu Kaneda, Masaki Adachi, Hiroshi Ando, Komiya Masatetsu, Junpei Mizusaki | Stars: Patrick Harlan, Yui Ichikawa, Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Ryôko Kobayashi

Votes: 441

From IrishLass240-

"Zoo" A man kills a woman at an abandoned zoo and takes pictures of her dead body everyday. Then suddenly the zoo is gone and the line between reality and fantasy becomes blurred.

"Kazari and Yoko" The mother of twin sisters, Kazari and Yoko, loves only one of her daughters, and abuses the other. When the abused tries to break free, things take shocking turns.

"Seven Rooms" One day, a young boy and his older sister find themselves trapped in a small, concrete room. There are seven rooms in all, each containing a different prisoner. On the sixth day, everyone will be massacred. Can they survive?

"So Far" A young boy's father is convinced that his mother is dead. The mother is convinced the father is dead. The boy is the only person that both father and mother can see.

"When the Sun Shines" CG animation about a unique man learning about life and death in a world where most of humanity has already died out.

46. Pro urodov i lyudey (1998)

93 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.2
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Dariya the maid getting a boy to touch her large breast is just one incident that occurs when Yohan and Victor infiltrate two families, forcing young Liza and blind Ekaterina to appear in porn, but they are not so innocent themselves.

Director: Aleksey Balabanov | Stars: Sergey Makovetskiy, Dinara Drukarova, Anzhelika Nevolina, Viktor Sukhorukov

Votes: 2,211

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47. Hong ying tao (1996)

120 min | Drama, War

7.2
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It is 1940. Chuchu and Luo Xiaoman are Chinese students who have been sent to study in Moscow, at the International School. She is 13; he is 12. Xiaoman is from Yanan, Mao's base after the ... See full summary »

Director: Daying Ye | Stars: Ke-Yu Guo, Hsiao-Ling Hsu, Vladmill Nizmiroff

Votes: 570

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48. Love Letters of a Portuguese Nun (1977)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Adventure, Horror

5.7
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16-year-old Maria is forced into Serra D'Aires convent, secretly run by Satanists. Her confessor is in collusion with the Mother Superior. Maria is tortured, forced into sex with men, women... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Susan Hemingway, William Berger, Herbert Fux, Ana Zanatti

Votes: 800

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49. Moonlight (2002)

91 min | Thriller

6.2
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59 Metascore

Claire lives with her wealthy adopted parents in a luxurious and isolated house in the woods. She discovers a wounded and bleeding boy her age in her family's garden shed. The boy is a ... See full summary »

Director: Paula van der Oest | Stars: Hunter Bussemaker, Franck Sasonoff, Andrew Howard, David Bustard

Votes: 549

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50. La teta y la luna (1994)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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A child cannot stand the idea of having a new brother and dreams about drinking milk from the breasts of his mother again. The child asks the moon to bring him a teet only for him.

Director: Bigas Luna | Stars: Biel Duran, Mathilda May, Gérard Darmon, Miguel Poveda

Votes: 2,553

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51. Gunslinger Girl (2003–2004)

TV-14 | Animation, Action, Drama

7.5
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The Social Welfare agency, a government sponsored corporation is in the business for saving orphaned or abandoned children who are terminally ill or injured beyond the point of saving. ... See full summary »

Stars: Yuka Nanri, Hidenobu Kiuchi, Laura Bailey, John Burgmeier

Votes: 1,845

Also see season two.

52. Christiane F. (1981)

R | 138 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 1970s, following tape recordings of Christiane F. 14-year-old Christiane lives with her mother and little sister in a typical multi-story... See full summary »

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Natja Brunckhorst, Eberhard Auriga, Peggy Bussieck, Lothar Chamski

Votes: 17,563

53. Lolita (1962)

Not Rated | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.6
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A middle-aged college professor becomes infatuated with a fourteen-year-old nymphet.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon, Gary Cockrell

Votes: 75,254 | Gross: $9.25M

54. Final Approach (2005 Video)

92 min | Family

5.2
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A kid is convinced that the plane he p is riding in is being hijacked.

Director: James Becket | Stars: Veronica Alicino, Tom Ayers, Allen Barton, Jordi Caballero

Votes: 319

From fetchyourmovies (Australia) - Good clean family fun! I've just watched this with my three children - 12yrs (boy), 10yrs (boy) and 8yrs (girl) and this film was good old fashioned family action adventure. Although definitely aimed at the kid market (I'd say 5 to 13)it was certainly watchable and as a parent it is a pleasure to find a movie that appeals to a broad range of ages whilst still being suitable for the whole family to watch - particularly younger children.

The story revolves around Ricky, a bit of a nerd with a vivid imagination (this can definitely be seen in his daydream sequences) who foils a kidnapping and major art theft while on on-board a flight to Washington for a school trip. Ricky's dad is an airplane mechanic, so Ricky not only knows the structure of the aircraft inside out but is also a top-gun on his computer flight simulator. This comes in handy when the pilot and co-pilot are out cold through a series of misadventures and there is no-one left to fly the plane. I don't want to give away any more of the plot.

55. A Little Princess (1995)

G | 97 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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83 Metascore

A young girl is relegated to servitude at a boarding school when her father goes missing and is presumed dead.

Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Liesel Matthews, Eleanor Bron, Liam Cunningham, Rusty Schwimmer

Votes: 27,188 | Gross: $10.02M

56. Rebelde (2004–2006)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.7
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Six teenagers with different lives and personalities attend a prominent private school with only one thing in common: their vocation and passion for music.

Stars: Anahí, Dulce María, Alfonso Herrera, Christopher Von Uckermann

Votes: 2,344

From noel66 -

Elite Way School is an exclusive private school with international prestige where the majority of the students are young adults with a high social and economic status. However, the school has financial aid programs for low income students with a high academic level of achievement or high athletic development.

Mía (Anahí) is the daughter of a wealthy owner of a fashion firm; she is popular, extroverted, and conceited. Through the course of the series, she falls in love with Miguel (Alfonso Herrera), a boy from a poor family from Monterrey whose purpose at Elite Way is to discover who killed his father. Completely different from Mía, there is Roberta (Dulce María) daughter of a famous singer who lives in her mothers shadow; which has caused her a low self esteem. Roberta hates rules, conventionalism, and the boy that she falls in love with: Diego (Christopher Uckermann), son of a a corrupt businessman that has never been satisfied with his son. In his fathers terms, Diego's destiny is to be a politician like him. However, his passion is music. These four teenagers along with the rest of their classmates live experiences that would influence their development intellectually as well as morally. They question their family values under the influence of their new teacher, Enrique Madariaga (Patricio Borghetti), a famous writer, who leads the students through the path of righteousness.

Specifically in the first season, RBD (musical group) is formed yet as the school year progresses; they become famous and talented musicians and everything that everyone wants to listen to.

57. The Bad Seed (1956)

Approved | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.5
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A housewife suspects that her seemingly perfect eight year-old daughter is a heartless killer.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack, Henry Jones, Eileen Heckart

Votes: 10,617

The movie that started the Evil Children genre.

The ORIGINAL DVD at http://www.amazon.com/The-Seed-Blu-ray-Eileen-Heckart/dp/B0056EBI24

Remake DVD at http://www.amazon.com/Bad-Seed-Blair-Brown/dp/B00391466Q

Juicy recommends both movies, however the Original is his favorite. Once you have seen that, watch the re-make. It is also well done, however the acting is not as good. Most of the stars like Patty McCormick (the girl) in the original, had starred in the stage play before it became a movie. This gave them a tremendous feel for the characters that the re-make could not match. What is interesting about the re-make is that the there are many scenes that are shown that were just talked about in the original.

58. Ginger and Cinnamon (2003)

109 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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When Stefania breaks up with her boyfriend Andrea, little does she realize what the summer has in store for her. She winds up on vacation at a Greek resort 'isle of love' with her 14 year ... See full summary »

Director: Daniele Luchetti | Stars: Stefania Montorsi, Giampaolo Morelli, Martina Merlino, Alberto Cucca

Votes: 833

59. The Last Butterfly (1991)

PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, War

7.0
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Stage mime Antoine Moreau (Tom Courtenay) is compelled by the Gestapo to put on a performance for the children of Terezin, a "model" concentration camp, to convince the Red Cross observers ... See full summary »

Director: Karel Kachyna | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Brigitte Fossey, Ingrid Held, Freddie Jones

Votes: 217

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60. Tiger Bay (1959)

Not Rated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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A 12 year old tomboy witnesses the murder of a woman by her Polish merchant marine boyfriend but bonds with him and thwarts the police in their investigation.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Hayley Mills, Horst Buchholz, John Mills, Yvonne Mitchell

Votes: 1,821

From Quilty - Tiger Bay

UK/Rank 1959; dir: J. Lee Thompson, b&w. Hayley Mills made her screen debut in this tense drama with her dad, John Mills, as a police inspector hunting a murdering sailor played by Horst Buchholz. Gillie, the girl, bonds with the killer and uses all her 11-year-old wiles to try to protect him. Filmed in Cardiff, Wales, in gritty black and white.

61. LazyTown (2004–2014)

TV-Y | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.8
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In this Nick Jr. television show, a pink-haired girl named Stephanie moves to LazyTown with her uncle (the mayor of LazyTown), where she tries to teach its extremely lazy residents that physical activity is beneficial.

Stars: Magnús Scheving, Stefán Karl Stefánsson, Julianna Rose Mauriello, Julie Westwood

Votes: 3,928

Lazytown has now had 4 seasons.

The first two seasons starred Julianna Rose Mauriello as Stephanie for 53 episodes (some were two parters).

The second two seasons starred Chloe Lourenco Lang as Stephanie for 26 episodes (some were two parters).

All episodes can now be bought currently on dvd b/w the U.S. and Australian releases with the exception of 1 ep. from season 1 and the entire 4th season. Keep in mind the Australian releases will require you own or buy a region free player, or to (easily) hack your dvd player to set the player to region 0 (which is region free).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LazyTown_DVDs To hack your player- http://www.videohelp.com



Julianna Rose Mauriello as Stephanie:

Teamwork: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRHKrgEd_HA

Galaxy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YC6LWUGBMSY

Cooking By The Book: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLYKWx0SE2M



Chloe Lourenco Lang as Stephanie:

LazyTown All Together: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7SOdWRlfmrs

LazyTown Never Say Never: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CqPt9bhPTw

62. The Bad News Bears (1976)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.3
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83 Metascore

An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league.

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Walter Matthau, Tatum O'Neal, Vic Morrow, Joyce Van Patten

Votes: 17,543 | Gross: $42.35M

plus 2 sequels and a remake

The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075718/

The Bad News Bears Go to Japan - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0077199/

Bad News Bears - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0408524/

63. Little Darlings (1980)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Two fifteen year-old girls from different sides of the tracks compete to see who will be first to lose their virginity while at camp.

Director: Ron Maxwell | Stars: Tatum O'Neal, Kristy McNichol, Armand Assante, Matt Dillon

Votes: 4,134 | Gross: $34.33M

From Quilty (Edited)* - Little Darlings

(Paramount, 1980; dir. Ronald F. Maxwell)

Kristy McNichol and Tatum O'Neal compete to see who will be the first to lose her virginity at summer camp. McNichol plays Angel Bright, a tough teen from the wrong side of the tracks who goes braless. O'Neal plays Ferris Whitney, a society girl with an ugly wardrobe, who nevertheless looks great in a bikini. Angel gloms onto a boy from the camp across the lake who is pretty inexperienced himself. Ferris shoots for the camp sports instructor, but fails to corrupt him. (He claims to be oblivious to her charms but vows he'll reconsider in six years). Good supporting cast, including Alexa Kenin, Maggie Blye, May Belten and Marianne Gordon, but the show-stealer is Krista Erickson, the experienced girl who delivers the boner. Nighties, panty flash, bathing suits, sexy mouse costume.

64. That Night (1992)

PG-13 | 89 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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In 1961 Long Island Alice is just that bit younger than her playmates. She doesn't quite understand yet about some grownup things and is teased a lot. Her heroine is anyway Sheryl, the ... See full summary »

Director: Craig Bolotin | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Juliette Lewis, Helen Shaver, Eliza Dushku

Votes: 1,824 | Gross: $0.02M

From Quilty (Edited)* - That Night

(Warner Bros., 1992; dir: Craig Bolotin.) Add Eliza Dushku to the list of talented young actresses making a hot debut (then vanishing). That Night is set in 1957 and tells the story of a 10-year-old girl who spies on her 17-year-old neighbor (Juliette Lewis) and becomes the go-between in the older girl's romance with a boy from the wrong side of the tracks, while learning about sex and love. Two obnoxious brats torture the girl, and she and her girlfriends (13-year-old Katherine Heigl & 12-year-old Sarah Joy Stevenson) rub cream on their chests to make their breasts grow! Great 50s soundtrack.

65. The House of the Spirits (1993)

R | 140 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America in this adaptation of Isabel Allende's best-seller.

Director: Bille August | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Meryl Streep, Winona Ryder, Antonio Banderas

Votes: 18,207 | Gross: $6.27M

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66. The Babysitter (1995)

R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

4.3
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A teenage babysitter is the focus of two boys and a man's separate obsessions.

Director: Guy Ferland | Stars: Alicia Silverstone, Jeremy London, J.T. Walsh, Lee Garlington

Votes: 3,849

Juicy disagrees with Quilty on this one, as it is boring as hell.

67. La petite sirène (1980)

105 min | Drama

7.1
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A 40-year-old mechanic whistles at a passing teenager; she stops and upbraids him. In embarrassment, he claims he was whistling at her companion, her 14-year-old cousin, Isabelle. This ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Andrieux | Stars: Philippe Léotard, Laura Alexis, Evelyne Dress, Marie Dubois

Votes: 148

68. Papa's Delicate Condition (1963)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy

6.6
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If Jack Griffith's wife doesn't like the color of a neighbor's house, he'll arrange for it to be a house of a different color. If the owner of the ice cream parlor doesn't believe in ... See full summary »

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Jackie Gleason, Glynis Johns, Charles Ruggles, Laurel Goodwin

Votes: 515

From Quilty - Papa's Delicate Condition

(Paramount 1962; dir: George Marshall)

A favorite. Jackie Gleason is a turn-of-the-century drunkard with an adorable 8-year-old daughter (Linda Bruhl) who models are parts of her 'Buster Brown' costumes. Gleason indulges his daughter constantly: when she wants a circus pony, he buys her the whole circus. Gleason won an Oscar for singing 'Call Me Irresponsible.'

69. Vigil (1984)

90 min | Drama

6.9
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A lonely girl living on an isolated, mist-cloaked farm is confronted with the changes wrought by a stranger that arrives.

Director: Vincent Ward | Stars: Penelope Stewart, Frank Whitten, Bill Kerr, Fiona Kay

Votes: 365

From Quilty (Edited)* - Vigil

(New Zealand 1984, dir: Vincent Ward.) 10-year-old Fiona Kay as Toss, the girl who doesn't want to be a ballerina, is great. Her father dies, a stranger arrives. She hangs out with her grandpa, a mad inventor. New Zealand looks cold and wet and deserted -- apart from the sheep. Great shots of Toss plodging about in the mire in her tutu and wellies.

From CVMC - A girl of about twelve (Fiona Kay) watches her father fall to his death while scaling down a cliff. Soon after, the poacher who fired the shot which was responsible for dad losing his balance finds himself employed by our young heroine's grandfather, working as a handyman on their farm. A love/hate relationship then develops between the leads, the lass drawn towards the man until her mother gets a bit hot for him, overcomes the resentment concerning her husband's death. The girl copes with the confusion of it all, which is exemplified by the onset of puberty, via fantasy. Dark and dreary, this one might not appeal to everyone, especially if character studies are not your thing. Yet, if you like director Vincent Ward, the often interesting images and landscapes he uses, you'll certainly wish to add this to your list. A unique film, to say the least.

70. My Girl (1991)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.8
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56 Metascore

A young girl, on the threshold of her teen years, finds her life turning upside down, when she is accompanied by an unlikely friend.

Director: Howard Zieff | Stars: Anna Chlumsky, Macaulay Culkin, Dan Aykroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis

Votes: 61,044 | Gross: $59.85M

plus sequel

From Quilty (Edited)* - My Girl

(USA, 1991; dir: Howard Zieff.) 11-year-old Anna Chlumsky is great as the young poetess Vada Sultenfuss. Junior Bardot award for her sultry pout. She learns to put on make-up from her cosmetologist step-mom, Jamie Lee Curtis, and does a sexy pose on the porch for the neighbor, Macauley Culkin. Though her dad runs a funeral parlor she has to learn to cope with death when Culkin dies of bee-stings. The sequel was made three years later.

71. The Cold Light of Day (1996)

101 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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A troubled detective befriends a single woman and her daughter with the intention of using them as bait for a serial killer.

Director: Rudolf van den Berg | Stars: Richard E. Grant, Lynsey Baxter, Perdita Weeks, Simon Cadell

Votes: 606

See also the remake named "The Pledge"

From Quilty (Edited)*- The Cold Light of Day

(PolyGram, 1996; dir: Rudolph van den Berg.) Well-done but highly improbably story about a cop (Richard E. Grant) who quits the force in his small Eastern European town to catch a child-killer after an innocent man 'confesses' and is found hanged in his cell. The murderer is actually a pediatrician who has ample opportunity to tend to sick kids but is so unhinged that he lives among mannequins and slits the throats of 7-year-old girls to keep them pure. I said it was implausible: He also leaves them naked without molesting them sexually, but keeps their clothing which he launders (say what?) and puts on his mannequins. The cop gets involved with the mother of Perdita Weeks, whom he uses as bait to lure the killer, and is egged on by a psychiatrist played by Heathcote Williams.

72. The Children's Hour (1961)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A troublemaking student at a girls' school accuses two teachers of being lesbians.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, James Garner, Miriam Hopkins

Votes: 11,693

From Quilty - The Children's Hour

(1961; dir: William Wyler; a/k/a The Loudest Whisper.) Riveting version of Lillian Hellman's play about intrigue and suggestions of Lesbianism in a girls' school. Karen Balkin and Veronica Cartwright are nasty 12-year-old girls who torment their teachers: the great Audrey Hepburn and Shirley MacLaine. Wyler had originally made the film in 1936 as These Three but remade it to bring out the lesbian theme. Reviewers found Karen more obnoxious than terrifying though, and she did not compare to Bonita Granville in the original. School uniforms.

73. The Littlest Horse Thieves (1976)

G | 104 min | Family, Drama

7.1
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Filmed using the recently closed Thorpe Hesley colliery near Rotherham.

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Alastair Sim, Peter Barkworth, Maurice Colbourne, Susan Tebbs

Votes: 215

From Quilty (Edited)* - Littlest Horse Thieves

(Disney, 1977; dir: Charles Jarrott; orig: Escape from the Dark) Period piece by Rosemary Ann Sisson about three children rescuing pit ponies from the knacker's yard in 1909 Yorkshire. With Alastair Sim and Geraldine McEwan (Oranges are not the only Fruit). Lithe 12-year-old Chloe Franks plays the upper-class girl who teams up with two lads of a deceased miner to thwart the bosses. Music by the Grimethorpe Colliery Brass Band.

74. Skyggen af Emma (1988)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Emma (Line Kruse) is an eleven-year-old only child from a wealthy Danish family. Emma's parents seem more interested in their own interests than in her. One evening when Emma overhears her ... See full summary »

Director: Søren Kragh-Jacobsen | Stars: Line Kruse, Börje Ahlstedt, Erik Wedersøe, Søren Østergaard

Votes: 289

From Quilty (Edited)* - Emma's Shadow

(Denmark, 1988; dir: Søren Kragh-Jacobsen; orig: Skyggen af Emma; Fox Video.) Line Cruse, the blonde actress playing the 11-year-old who runs away from her indifferent well-to-do family, won the juvenile prize at Cannes. She bonds with an ex-con sewer worker who hides her from the authorities.

75. Jacob the Liar (1974)

100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.3
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A Jewish ghetto in central Europe, 1944. By coincidence, Jakob Heym eavesdrops on a German radio broadcast announcing the Soviet Army is making slow by steady progress towards central ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Beyer | Stars: Vlastimil Brodský, Erwin Geschonneck, Henry Hübchen, Blanche Kommerell

Votes: 1,005

From Quilty (Edited)* - Jacob The Liar

(East Germany, 1974; dir: Frank Beyer; orig: Jakob der Lügner. COLOR [despite the measly jpg at left].) From a novel by Jurek Becker. Vlastimil Brodsky (winner of the Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival for his performance) is trapped in a Polish ghetto during the Second World War with thousands of other Jews facing starvation or deportation to death camps. One night he overhears a radio broadcast in Gestapo headquarters that says the Russians are only twenty kilometers away. He spreads the word and it gives hope to everyone in the ghetto. They ask him for more news and he pretends that he has access to a hidden radio. In his care is a charming 10-year-old orphan, Lina (Manuela Simon), a skinny pigtailed waif in a hand-me-down dress that's too small. He uses the fantasy of the radio to distract her from the harsh reality of their impending fate.

And of course the re-make (w/ Robin Williams and Hannah Taylor Gordon):

Jacob the Liar - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120716/

76. Spring Symphony (1983)

PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Music

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Director: Peter Schamoni | Stars: Nastassja Kinski, Herbert Grönemeyer, Rolf Hoppe, Anja-Christine Preussler

Votes: 267

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Writer director Alfred Hirschmeier's film about Clara Wieck and Robert Schumann offers a parallel between Schumann and Wieck's father, who are both seen to profit from their association with Clara, the child prodigy, and when the climactic trial takes place with Clara and Schumann suing Wieck senior for consent for them to be married, one's sympathies are divided. It isn't just that Schumann, who looks a good 10 years older than Clara Wieck, is the more unlikeable since he is always blaming his inability to compose on his poor financial position, and his love of Clara doesn't stop him from regular infidelities. There's also the queasy incestuous behaviour between the Wiecks, actor Herbert Gronemeyer who plays Schumann's facial resemblance to Nastassja Kinski's (she plays Clara) real life father Klaus, and Schumann being a student of Mr Wieck so adopting a father/son relationship. History tells us of the outcome, but we also get the suggestion that Clara's marriage also means the subjugation of her identity to her husband's. We are told that she became the greatest exponent of Schumann's music, but this sounds like a compromise for someone who could have been the greatest pianist of all time. Hirschmeier's screenplay is full of corny melodrama such as "How will this all end?", "Just think how many great musicians have come before you", "If you want my life, it is yours for the asking", "I want to melt in your music", "I was struck by a moonbeam", and the inevitable classical music comparison spoken by Schumann - "Bach has the heaviness, Mozart the lightness, Beethoven the warmth, and Schubert the darkness. What do you have? The nothingness. I have the infinity of nothingness which is greater than all things together". There is also the odd use of "house arrest" described for what we know refer to as a child being grounded. Hirschmeier provides a montage of posters for Clara's concerts, a cut from news of Schumann's inability to marry another female to Clara's performance triumph, a scene where the blind touch Kinski's hands, and a sound edit from orchestral musicians tapping to horses hooves of a moving carriage. Although this biopic may spare us the Hollywood-ised cliches of composer biopics, where the music is an extension of the artist's life, the treatment here is perhaps too reverential. As Wieck senior, Rolf Hoppe makes someone that could have been played as a villian some nice touches, with Hoppe and Kinski being a more dynamic team than Kinski and Gronemeyer. There is one scene where Kinski sits in Hoppe's lap and we watch the perverse testing of where she will allow his hands to go, in spite of his own humiliation. Kinski captures the transformation of Clara from gawky teenager to emerging beauty, and whilst there is one shot where we see her hands and body playing the piano, otherwise there is no pretence made that she is performing Clara's pieces.

77. Some Things That Stay (2004)

96 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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A coming-of-age story of a teenage girl from a liberal upbringing who moves to a conservative baptist community in rural 1950s America.

Director: Gail Harvey | Stars: Katie Boland, Stuart Wilson, Alberta Watson, Geraint Wyn Davies

Votes: 317

78. Angelito mío (1998)

93 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.5
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Director: Enrique Pineda Barnet | Stars: Daniela Luján, Lidy López, Jacobo Morales, José Rafael Arango

Votes: 47

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If heaven's in chaos, who can come to the rescue? When God decides to visit Earth for renewed faith in humanity, San Wichon is left in control of the Celestial Senate and sends the powers that be into disarray. A disillusioned angel, Mary of the Stars, goes in search of her boss and, in the process, uncovers a world of mystery, joy, and wonder she could never have imagined. It's a musical, dancing, emotional treat for the whole family! From the award-winning director of La Bella del Alhambra, Enrique Pineda Barnet. Starring Daniela Jujan, the star of #1 1997 Univision TV soap opera, Luz Clarita.

79. Bye Bye Love (1995)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy

6.1
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This is a story about the breakup of the family. In particular, it focuses on the lifestyle of three divorced men. The film is presented from their perspective and it reveals their ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Weisman | Stars: Matthew Modine, Randy Quaid, Paul Reiser, Janeane Garofalo

Votes: 4,268 | Gross: $12.10M

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80. Poltergeist (1982)

PG | 114 min | Horror, Thriller

7.4
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79 Metascore

A family's home is haunted by a host of ghosts.

Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke, Craig T. Nelson, Beatrice Straight

Votes: 118,031 | Gross: $76.61M

plus 2 sequels

81. The Substitute (2007)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

5.9
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A group of sixth graders are convinced their new substitute teacher is actually a menacing alien.

Director: Ole Bornedal | Stars: Paprika Steen, Ulrich Thomsen, Jonas Wandschneider, Nikolaj Falkenberg-Klok

Votes: 2,855

82. The Monster Squad (1987)

PG-13 | 79 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

7.1
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A young group of monster fanatics attempt to save their hometown from Count Dracula and his monsters.

Director: Fred Dekker | Stars: Andre Gower, Robby Kiger, Stephen Macht, Duncan Regehr

Votes: 21,951 | Gross: $3.77M

83. Little Monsters (1989)

PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.1
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A boy discovers an incredible and gruesome world of monsters under his bed.

Director: Richard Greenberg | Stars: Fred Savage, Howie Mandel, Daniel Stern, Margaret Whitton

Votes: 9,168 | Gross: $0.79M

84. Hilfe, ich bin ein Junge (2002)

Not Rated | 95 min | Family, Fantasy

6.2
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In Hamburg, an aged sorcerer is searching for a replacement. Freddie, who's about 12, finds the wizard's book of spells and knows enough to read a few lines to his friend Emma. She repeats ... See full summary »

Director: Oliver Dommenget | Stars: Sarah Hannemann, Nick Seidensticker, Philipp Blank, Pinkas Braun

Votes: 175

!WARNING! DO NOT BUY THE CENSORED AMERICAN VERSION (Help! I'm a Boy)! Not that it make a huge freakin' diff, but the dubbing is horrible, and they (yes THEY) edit the cuss words and even have the gall to take out a 1 second topless scene with real live girls :(

You want the uncut version called "Hilfe!"

85. Toddlers and Tiaras (2009– )

TV-PG | Reality-TV

1.8
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A look at the world of child beauty pageants.

Stars: MaKenzie Myers, Dawn Rochelle, Wendy D. Lee, Alana Thompson

Votes: 3,203

86. Otac na sluzbenom putu (1985)

R | 136 min | Drama

7.9
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Tito's break-up with Stalin in 1948 marked the beginning of not only confusing, but also very dangerous years for many hard-core Yugoslav communists. A careless remark about the newspaper ... See full summary »

Director: Emir Kusturica | Stars: Moreno D'E Bartolli, Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Mirjana Karanovic, Mustafa Nadarevic

Votes: 7,322 | Gross: $0.02M

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87. Audrey Rose (1977)

PG | 113 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.8
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A stranger attempts to convince a happily married couple that their daughter is actually his daughter reincarnated.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Marsha Mason, John Beck, Susan Swift

Votes: 4,567

88. Entre la tarde y la noche (2000)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

6.7
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A writer facing a critical situation in her career decides to re-encounter her past (the fantastic world of her childhood). She is surprised by facts she never knew as a child and would've changed her life...

Director: Óscar Blancarte | Stars: Angélica Aragón, Martha Lorena Osuna, Francisco Gattorno, Manuel Ojeda

Votes: 31

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89. FairyTale: A True Story (1997)

PG | 99 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

6.5
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In 1917, two children take a photograph, which is soon believed by some to be the first scientific evidence of the existence of fairies.

Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: Paul McGann, Florence Hoath, Elizabeth Earl, Harvey Keitel

Votes: 4,969 | Gross: $14.04M

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90. The Tie That Binds (1995)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.0
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John Netherwood and his wife Leann are fugitives who are both wanted for murder. They have a young daughter named Janie. John and Leann are in the process of robbing a house when the two ... See full summary »

Director: Wesley Strick | Stars: Daryl Hannah, Keith Carradine, Moira Kelly, Vincent Spano

Votes: 988 | Gross: $5.78M

91. The Brood (1979)

R | 92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.9
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A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, amidst a series of brutal murders.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar, Art Hindle, Henry Beckman

Votes: 20,362

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92. The Golden Compass (2007)

PG-13 | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.1
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51 Metascore

In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization.

Director: Chris Weitz | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Dakota Blue Richards, Ben Walker

Votes: 158,564 | Gross: $70.11M

93. Les diables (2002)

105 min | Drama

7.3
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The siblings Joseph and Chloé are 12 and have just been placed on another children's home. For years they were on the same or separate homes or on the run together. Chloé is an autist. She ... See full summary »

Director: Christophe Ruggia | Stars: Adèle Haenel, Vincent Rottiers, Rochdy Labidi, Jacques Bonnaffé

Votes: 937

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94. Bandit Queen (1994)

119 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.6
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The movie tells the story of the bandit queen Phoolan Devi who was sent to prison in 1983 and got free in 1994. During five years she was prosecuted by the Indian police and turned into a ... See full summary »

Director: Shekhar Kapur | Stars: Seema Biswas, Nirmal Pandey, Rajesh Vivek, Raghuvir Yadav

Votes: 3,656 | Gross: $0.40M

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95. Peter Pan (2003)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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64 Metascore

The Darling family children receive a visit from Peter Pan, who takes them to Never Never Land where an ongoing war with the evil Pirate Captain Hook is taking place.

Director: P.J. Hogan | Stars: Jeremy Sumpter, Jason Isaacs, Olivia Williams, Lynn Redgrave

Votes: 57,850 | Gross: $48.46M

96. Whale Rider (2002)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Family

7.6
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80 Metascore

A contemporary story of love, rejection and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill a destiny her grandfather refuses to recognize.

Director: Niki Caro | Stars: Keisha Castle-Hughes, Rawiri Paratene, Vicky Haughton, Cliff Curtis

Votes: 35,994 | Gross: $20.78M

97. The Secret of Roan Inish (1994)

PG | 103 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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Young Fiona lives with her grandparents in a small fishing village where she takes and active role to unravel the mysterious secrets.

Director: John Sayles | Stars: Jeni Courtney, Eileen Colgan, Mick Lally, Pat Slowey

Votes: 6,345 | Gross: $6.10M

98. Teenage Caveman (2002 TV Movie)

R | 86 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller, Horror

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Teens encounter people, who, after being used as guinea pigs for the experimental testing of a virus can live forever in a post apocalyptic world.

Director: Larry Clark | Stars: Andrew Keegan, Tara Subkoff, Richard Hillman, Tiffany Limos

Votes: 2,709

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99. The Secret Garden (1993)

G | 101 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.3
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Living in India, Mary Lennox, a young, privileged girl, is left orphaned when her parents are killed in an earthquake. She is sent back to England where she goes to live on her uncle's ... See full summary »

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Kate Maberly, Maggie Smith, Heydon Prowse, Andrew Knott

Votes: 31,288 | Gross: $31.18M

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And of course the Tv movie: The Secret Garden (1987) - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0093935

The T.V. series: "H" The Secret Garden (1975– ) - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073675

The sequel starring Camilla Belle: Back to the Secret Garden - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0233277/

And the sequel: Return to the Secret Garden - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0209279

100. The Woodsman (2004)

R | 87 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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72 Metascore

A child molester returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life.

Director: Nicole Kassell | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, Yasiin Bey, David Alan Grier

Votes: 29,046 | Gross: $0.04M