The 20 best movies

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1.
Twilight (2008)
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A teenage girl risks everything when she falls in love with a vampire. (122 mins.)
“ A teenage girl risks everything when she falls in love with a vampire. ” - elisabethhomeschool
 
2.
The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Edward leaves Bella after an attack that nearly claimed her life, and in her depression she falls into yet another paranormal relationship - this time with werewolf Jacob Black. (130 mins.)
Director: Chris Weitz
“ Edward leaves Bella after an attack that nearly claimed her life, and in her depression she falls into yet another paranormal relationship- this time with werewolf Jacob Black. ” - elisabethhomeschool
 
3.
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)
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As a string of mysterious killings grips Seattle, Bella, whose high school graduation is fast approaching, is forced to choose between her love for vampire Edward and her friendship with werewolf Jacob. (124 mins.)
Director: David Slade
“ As a string of mysterious killings grips Seattle, Bella, whose high school graduation is fast approaching, is forced to choose between her love for vampire Edward and her friendship with werewolf Jacob. ” - elisabethhomeschool
 
4.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
The Quileutes close in on expecting parents Edward and Bella, whose unborn child poses a threat to the Wolf Pack and the towns people of Forks. (117 mins.)
Director: Bill Condon
“ The Quileutes close in on expecting parents Edward and Bella, whose unborn child poses a threat to the Wolf Pack and the towns people of Forks. ” - elisabethhomeschool
 
5.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012)
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After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi. (115 mins.)
Director: Bill Condon
“ After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi. ” - elisabethhomeschool
 
6.
Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
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A frustrated circus magician from Kansas is transported to a magical land called Oz, where he will have to fulfill a prophecy to become the king, and release the land from the Wicked Witches using his great (but fake) powers. (130 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ A small-time magician arrives in an enchanted land and is forced to decide if he will be a good man or a great one. ” - elisabethhomeschool
 
7.
New Year's Eve (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve. (113 mins.)
Director: Garry Marshall
“ The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve. ” - elisabethhomeschool
 
8.
Valentine's Day (2010)
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Intertwining couples and singles in Los Angeles break-up and make-up based on the pressures and expectations of Valentine's Day. (125 mins.)
Director: Garry Marshall
“ Intertwining couples and singles in Los Angeles break-up and make-up based on the pressures and expectations of Valentine's Day. ” - elisabethhomeschool
 
9.
Monte Carlo (2011)
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Three young women vacationing in Paris find themselves whisked away to Monte Carlo after one of the girls is mistaken for a British heiress. (109 mins.)
Director: Thomas Bezucha
“ Three young women vacationing in Paris find themselves whisked away to Monte Carlo after one of the girls is mistaken for a British heiress. ” - elisabethhomeschool
 
10.
50 First Dates (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the very next day. (99 mins.)
Director: Peter Segal
“ Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the very next day. ” - elisabethhomeschool
 
11.
The Stepford Wives (2004)
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What does it take to become a Stepford wife, a woman perfect beyond belief? Ask the Stepford husbands, who've created this high-tech terrifying little town, in a very modern comedy-thriller. (93 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
“ What does it take to become a Stepford wife, a woman perfect beyond belief? Ask the Stepford husbands, who've created this high-tech terrifying little town, in a very modern comedy-thriller. ” - elisabethhomeschool
 
12.
Sleepover (2004)
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Four best friends, desperate to improve their social status, enter into an all-night scavenger hunt against the popular clique in their school. (89 mins.)
Director: Joe Nussbaum
“ Four best friends, desperate to improve their social status, enter into an all-night scavenger hunt against the popular clique in their school. ” - elisabethhomeschool
 
13.
Julie & Julia (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Julia Child's story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell's 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child's first book. (118 mins.)
Director: Nora Ephron
“ Julia Child's story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell's 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child's first book. ” - elisabethhomeschool
 
14.
Nine Months (1995)
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When he finds out his longtime girlfriend is pregnant, a commitment-phobe realizes he might have to change his lifestyle for better or much, much worse. (103 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
“ When he finds out his longtime girlfriend is pregnant, a commitment-phobe realizes he might have to change his lifestyle for better or much, much worse. ” - elisabethhomeschool
 
15.
Just Married (2003)
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A young newlywed couple honeymoon in Europe, where obstacles challenge their ability to sustain the marriage. (95 mins.)
Director: Shawn Levy
“ A young newlywed couple honeymoon in Europe, where obstacles challenge their ability to sustain the marriage. ” - elisabethhomeschool
 
16.
Runaway Bride (1999)
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A reporter is assigned to write a story about a woman who has left a string of fiances at the altar. (116 mins.)
Director: Garry Marshall
“ A reporter is assigned to write a story about a woman who has left a string of fiances at the altar. ” - elisabethhomeschool
 
17.
What Happens in Vegas (2008)
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A man and a woman are compelled, for legal reasons, to live life as a couple for a limited period of time. At stake is a large amount of money. (99 mins.)
Director: Tom Vaughan
“ A man and a woman are compelled, for legal reasons, to live life as a couple for a limited period of time. At stake is a large amount of money. ” - elisabethhomeschool
 
18.
In Her Shoes (2005)
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Strait-laced Rose breaks off relations with her party girl sister, Maggie, over an indiscretion involving Rose's boyfriend. The chilly atmosphere is broken with the arrival of Ella, the grandmother neither sister knew existed. (130 mins.)
Director: Curtis Hanson
“ Straight-laced Rose breaks off relations with her party girl sister, Maggie, over an indiscretion involving Rose's boyfriend. The chilly atmosphere is broken with the arrival of Ella, the grandmother neither sister knew existed. ” - elisabethhomeschool
 
19.
The Family Stone (2005)
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An uptight, conservative businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life. (103 mins.)
Director: Thomas Bezucha
“ An uptight, conservative, businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life. ” - elisabethhomeschool
 
20.
RV (2006)
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Bob Munro and his dysfunctional family rent an RV for a road trip to the Colorado Rockies, where they ultimately have to contend with a bizarre community of campers. (99 mins.)