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1. St. Vincent (2014)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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64 Metascore

A young boy whose parents have just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic war veteran who lives next door.

Writer: Theodore Melfi | Director: Theodore Melfi | Stars: Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts, Jaeden Lieberher

2. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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67 Metascore

An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.

Writer: Stephen Chbosky | Director: Stephen Chbosky | Stars: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Paul Rudd

3. Stand by Me (1986)

R | 89 min | Adventure, Drama

8.1
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After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.

Writers: Stephen King, Raynold Gideon, Bruce A. Evans | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

4. Sinister (I) (2012)

R | 110 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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53 Metascore

A true-crime writer finds a cache of 8mm home movies films that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose career dates back to the 1960s.

Writers: Scott Derrickson, C. Robert Cargill | Director: Scott Derrickson | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance, James Ransone, Fred Dalton Thompson

5. Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

PG-13 | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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84 Metascore

A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them.

Writers: Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola | Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis, Bill Murray

6. The Tree of Life (2011)

PG-13 | 139 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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85 Metascore

The story of a family in Waco, Texas in 1956. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence and struggles with his parents' conflicting teachings.

Writer: Terrence Malick | Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Jessica Chastain, Hunter McCracken

7. Life of Pi (2012)

PG | 127 min | Adventure, Drama

8.0
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79 Metascore

A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.

Writers: Yann Martel, David Magee | Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain, Tabu

8. Flight of the Navigator (1986)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

6.9
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In 1978, a boy is moved 8 years into the future and has an adventure with the alien ship that is responsible for that.

Writers: Mark H. Baker, Michael Burton, Matt MacManus | Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: Joey Cramer, Paul Reubens, Veronica Cartwright, Cliff De Young

9. The Road (I) (2009)

R | 111 min | Adventure, Drama

7.3
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64 Metascore

In a dangerous post-apocalyptic world, an ailing father defends his son as they slowly travel to the sea.

Writers: Cormac McCarthy, Joe Penhall | Director: John Hillcoat | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Charlize Theron, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Robert Duvall

10. The Iceman (2012)

R | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.9
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60 Metascore

The true story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man. When finally arrested in 1986, neither his wife nor daughters have any clue about his real profession.

Writers: Morgan Land, Ariel Vromen, Anthony Bruno, Jim Thebaut | Director: Ariel Vromen | Stars: Michael Shannon, Chris Evans, James Franco, Winona Ryder

11. Let Me In (2010)

R | 116 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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79 Metascore

A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian.

Writers: Matt Reeves, John Ajvide Lindqvist | Director: Matt Reeves | Stars: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Cara Buono

12. The Karate Kid (2010)

PG | 140 min | Action, Drama, Family

6.2
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61 Metascore

Work causes a single mother to move to China with her young son; in his new home, the boy embraces kung fu, taught to him by a master.

Writers: Christopher Murphey, Robert Mark Kamen | Director: Harald Zwart | Stars: Jackie Chan, Jaden Smith, Taraji P. Henson, Wenwen Han

13. Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Family

5.8
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46 Metascore

With his wife doing a book tour, a father of twelve must handle a new job and his unstable brood.

Writers: Frank B. Gilbreth Jr., Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, Craig Titley, Sam Harper, Joel Cohen, Alec Sokolow | Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Hilary Duff, Piper Perabo

14. Let the Right One In (2008)

R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

8.0
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82 Metascore

Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl.

Writer: John Ajvide Lindqvist | Director: Tomas Alfredson | Stars: Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar, Henrik Dahl

15. Now and Then (1995)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Four 12-year-old girls grow up together during an eventful small-town summer in 1970.

Writer: I. Marlene King | Director: Lesli Linka Glatter | Stars: Christina Ricci, Demi Moore, Rosie O'Donnell, Thora Birch

16. The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea (2000 Video)

G | 75 min | Animation, Drama, Family

5.6
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To protect her from a sea witch, Ariel's daughter is not allowed in the ocean; but when she becomes 12, she runs away to an adventure under the sea.

Writers: Elizabeth Anderson, Temple Mathews, Elise D'Haene, Eddie Guzelian | Directors: Jim Kammerud, Brian Smith | Stars: Tara Strong, Pat Carroll, Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright

17. Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

5.9
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Janey is new in town, and soon meets Lynne, who shares her passion for dancing in general, and "Dance TV" in particular. When a competition is announced to find a new Dance TV regular ... See full summary »

Writer: Amy Spies | Director: Alan Metter | Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Biff Yeager, Lee Montgomery, Kristi Somers

18. Frailty (2001)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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64 Metascore

A man confesses to an FBI agent his family's story of how his religious fanatic father's visions lead to a series of murders to destroy supposed "demons."

Writer: Brent Hanley | Director: Bill Paxton | Stars: Bill Paxton, Matthew McConaughey, Powers Boothe, Matt O'Leary

19. A.C.O.D. (2013)

R | 88 min | Comedy

5.7
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50 Metascore

A grown man caught in the crossfire of his parents' 15-year divorce discovers he was unknowingly part of a study on divorced children and is enlisted in a follow-up years later, which wreaks new havoc on his family.

Writers: Ben Karlin, Stu Zicherman | Director: Stu Zicherman | Stars: Adam Scott, Richard Jenkins, Catherine O'Hara, Jane Lynch

20. Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.4
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74 Metascore

The tale of an outlaw who escapes from prison and sets out across the Texas hills to reunite with his wife and the daughter he has never met.

Writer: David Lowery | Director: David Lowery | Stars: Rooney Mara, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, Nate Parker

21. Pretty Baby (1978)

R | 110 min | Drama

6.6
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A teenage girl lives as a prostitute in the early decades of America, only to know her body is for bounty.

Writers: Polly Platt, Louis Malle | Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Brooke Shields, Keith Carradine, Susan Sarandon, Frances Faye

22. The Devil's Backbone (2001)

R | 106 min | Drama, Horror

7.5
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78 Metascore

After Carlos, a 12-year-old whose father has died in the Spanish Civil War, arrives at an ominous boy's orphanage he discovers the school is haunted and has many dark secrets that he must uncover.

Writers: Guillermo del Toro, Antonio Trashorras, David Muñoz | Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Marisa Paredes, Eduardo Noriega, Federico Luppi, Fernando Tielve

23. Population 436 (2006 Video)

R | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.9
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A census-taker (Sisto) is sent to investigate why a certain small town has had the same population -- 436 residents -- for the last 100 years.

Writer: Michael Kingston | Director: Michelle MacLaren | Stars: David Ames, Leigh Enns, Susan Kelso, Rick Skene

24. In a Better World (2010)

R | 119 min | Drama

7.7
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65 Metascore

The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.

Writers: Anders Thomas Jensen, Susanne Bier, Per Nielsen | Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Mikael Persbrandt, Trine Dyrholm, Markus Rygaard, Wil Johnson

25. Bully (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary

7.4
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74 Metascore

A documentary on peer-to-peer bullying in schools across America.

Writers: Cynthia Lowen, Lee Hirsch | Director: Lee Hirsch | Stars: Ja'Meya Jackson, Kelby Johnson, Lona Johnson, Bob Johnson

26. Twixt (2011)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

4.8
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40 Metascore

A writer with a declining career arrives in a small town as part of his book tour and gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl. That night in a dream, he is approached by a... See full summary »

Writer: Francis Ford Coppola | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Val Kilmer, Bruce Dern, Elle Fanning, Ben Chaplin

27. My Girl 2 (1994)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.1
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Vada Sultenfuss must go to LA to stay with her Uncle Phil to do some research on her mother's life, but finds much more...

Writers: Laurice Elehwany, Janet Kovalcik | Director: Howard Zieff | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis, Anna Chlumsky, Austin O'Brien

28. Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus (2013)

Not Rated | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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67 Metascore

As Jamie travels in Chile, he invites an eccentric woman to join his group's quest to score a fabled hallucinogen, a move that finds him at odds with his new companion, until they drink the magic brew on a beach at the edge of the desert.

Writer: Sebastián Silva | Director: Sebastián Silva | Stars: Michael Cera, Gaby Hoffmann, Juan Andrés Silva, Agustín Silva

29. Found (III) (2012)

Unrated | 103 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.1
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41 Metascore

A horror-obsessed boy discovers his older brother is a serial killer.

Writers: Todd Rigney, Scott Schirmer | Director: Scott Schirmer | Stars: Gavin Brown, Ethan Philbeck, Phyllis Munro, Louie Lawless

30. We Are the Best! (2013)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Music

7.2
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87 Metascore

Three girls in 1980s Stockholm decide to form a punk band -- despite not having any instruments and being told by everyone that punk is dead.

Writers: Lukas Moodysson, Coco Moodysson | Director: Lukas Moodysson | Stars: Mira Barkhammar, Mira Grosin, Liv LeMoyne, Johan Liljemark

31. Under the Same Moon (2007)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama

7.5
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59 Metascore

A young Mexican boy travels to the U.S. to find his mother after his grandmother passes away.

Writer: Ligiah Villalobos | Director: Patricia Riggen | Stars: Eugenio Derbez, Kate del Castillo, Adrian Alonso, Maya Zapata

32. The Black Stallion (1979)

G | 118 min | Adventure, Family, Sport

7.4
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79 Metascore

While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion who is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks ... See full summary »

Writers: Melissa Mathison, Jeanne Rosenberg, William D. Wittliff, Walter Farley | Director: Carroll Ballard | Stars: Kelly Reno, Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr, Clarence Muse

33. Standing Up (II) (2013)

PG | 93 min | Drama

6.9
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40 Metascore

Based on one of the most beloved Young Adult novels of all time: Two kids are stripped naked and left together on an island in a lake - victims of a vicious summer camp prank; But rather ... See full summary »

Writers: D.J. Caruso, Brock Cole | Director: D.J. Caruso | Stars: Chandler Canterbury, Annalise Basso, Radha Mitchell, Val Kilmer

34. Damien: Omen II (1978)

R | 107 min | Horror

6.2
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Damien the Antichrist, now thirteen years old, finally learns of his destiny under the guidance of an unholy disciple of Satan. Meanwhile dark forces begin to eliminate all those who suspect the child's true identity.

Writers: Harvey Bernhard, David Seltzer, Stanley Mann, Mike Hodges | Directors: Don Taylor, Mike Hodges | Stars: William Holden, Lee Grant, Jonathan Scott-Taylor, Robert Foxworth

35. Fido (2006)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

6.8
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70 Metascore

In an Earthly world resembling the 1950s, a cloud of space radiation has shrouded the planet, resulting in the dead becoming zombies that desire live human flesh. A company called Zomcon ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Chomiak, Andrew Currie, Dennis Heaton | Director: Andrew Currie | Stars: Kesun Loder, Billy Connolly, Carrie-Anne Moss, David Kaye

36. That's What I Am (2011)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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53 Metascore

A coming-of-age story set in 1965 that follows 12-year-old Andy Nichol (Chase Ellison), a bright student who, like most kids his age, will do anything to avoid conflict for fear of ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Pavone | Director: Michael Pavone | Stars: Ed Harris, Chase Ellison, Molly Parker, Daniel Roebuck

37. Skinwalkers (2006)

R | 110 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

4.6
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33 Metascore

A 12 year old boy and his mother become the targets of two warring werewolf packs, each with different intentions and motives.

Writers: James DeMonaco, Todd Harthan, James Roday | Director: James Isaac | Stars: Jason Behr, Elias Koteas, Rhona Mitra, Natassia Malthe

38. When Marnie Was There (2014)

PG | 103 min | Animation, Drama

7.8
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A young girl is sent to the country for health reasons, where she meets an unlikely friend in the form of Marnie, a young girl with flowing blonde hair. As the friendship unravels it is ... See full summary »

Writers: Joan G. Robinson, Keiko Niwa, Masashi Ando, Hiromasa Yonebayashi | Director: Hiromasa Yonebayashi | Stars: Sara Takatsuki, Kasumi Arimura, Nanako Matsushima, Susumu Terajima

39. The Notebook (2013)

R | 112 min | Drama, War

6.9
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57 Metascore

Twin siblings enduring the harshness of WWII in a village on the Hungarian border hedge their survival on studying and learning from the evil surrounding them.

Writers: Tom Abrams, Agota Kristof, András Szekér, János Szász | Director: János Szász | Stars: László Gyémánt, András Gyémánt, Piroska Molnár, Ulrich Thomsen

40. Firehouse Dog (2007)

PG | 111 min | Action, Comedy, Family

5.4
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43 Metascore

Rexxx, Hollywood's top canine star, gets lost and is adopted into a shabby firehouse. He teams up with a young kid (Hutcherson) to get the station back on its feet.

Writers: Claire-Dee Lim, Mike Werb, Michael Colleary | Director: Todd Holland | Stars: Josh Hutcherson, Bruce Greenwood, Bree Turner, Bill Nunn

41. Jesus Camp (2006)

PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary, Drama

7.5
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62 Metascore

A documentary on kids who attend a summer camp hoping to become the next Billy Graham.

Directors: Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady | Stars: Mike Papantonio, Lou Engle, Becky Fischer, Ted Haggard

42. Little Big League (1994)

PG | 119 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

6.0
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A young boy is bequeathed the ownership of a professional baseball team.

Writers: Gregory K. Pincus, Adam Scheinman | Director: Andrew Scheinman | Stars: Luke Edwards, Timothy Busfield, John Ashton, Ashley Crow

43. New York Stories (1989)

PG | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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A middle-aged artist obsessed with his pretty young assistant, a precocious 12 year old living in a hotel, and a neurotic lawyer with a possessive mother make up three stories.

Writers: Richard Price, Woody Allen, Francis Ford Coppola, Sofia Coppola | Directors: Woody Allen, Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese | Stars: Woody Allen, Nick Nolte, Rosanna Arquette, Marvin Chatinover

44. Sister (2012)

97 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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81 Metascore

A drama set at a Swiss ski resort and centered on a boy who supports his sister by stealing from wealthy guests.

Writers: Antoine Jaccoud, Ursula Meier, Gilles Taurand | Director: Ursula Meier | Stars: Léa Seydoux, Kacey Mottet Klein, Martin Compston, Gillian Anderson

45. Grace Is Gone (2007)

PG-13 | 85 min | Drama

6.8
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65 Metascore

Upon hearing his wife was killed in the Iraq war, a father takes his two daughters on a road trip.

Writer: James C. Strouse | Director: James C. Strouse | Stars: John Cusack, Emily Churchill, Rebecca Spence, Jennifer Tyler

46. I'm Not Scared (2003)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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73 Metascore

A young boy accidentally discovers a deep hole in the ground, where another boy is kept prisoner.

Writers: Niccolò Ammaniti, Francesca Marciano | Director: Gabriele Salvatores | Stars: Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Dino Abbrescia, Giorgio Careccia, Giuseppe Cristiano

47. Cloak & Dagger (1984)

PG | 101 min | Action, Family, Adventure

6.5
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11-year-old Davey, whose mother is dead and whose father doesn't spend nearly enough time with him. So the boy loses himself in video games--and even has an imaginary friend, a ... See full summary »

Writers: Tom Holland, Cornell Woolrich | Director: Richard Franklin | Stars: Henry Thomas, Dabney Coleman, Michael Murphy, Christina Nigra

48. My Life as a Dog (1985)

Unrated | 101 min | Drama, Comedy

7.7
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A boy and his brother don't get along well. In order to let their ill mother rest, they're separated and sent each one with their relatives.

Writers: Reidar Jönsson, Lasse Hallström, Brasse Brännström, Per Berglund | Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Anton Glanzelius, Tomas von Brömssen, Anki Lidén, Melinda Kinnaman

49. A Better Life (2011)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama

7.2
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64 Metascore

A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while trying to give his son the opportunities he never had.

Writers: Eric Eason, Roger L. Simon | Director: Chris Weitz | Stars: Demian Bichir, José Julián, Eddie 'Piolin' Sotelo, Joaquín Cosio

50. I Declare War (I) (2012)

94 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.0
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58 Metascore

Summer war games between neighborhood kids turn deadly serious when jealousy and betrayal enter the mix.

Writer: Jason Lapeyre | Directors: Jason Lapeyre, Robert Wilson | Stars: Siam Yu, Kolton Stewart, Gage Munroe, Michael Friend