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1. 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

2. 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

3. Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

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

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 and find them.

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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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

10. Let the Right One In (2008)

R | 115 min | Drama, Horror

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

11. 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

12. 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

13. Mostly Ghostly (2008 Video)

PG | 93 min | Family, Fantasy, Horror

4.7
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Based on the successful book series by R.L. Stine, Max Doyle finds he has a few friends living in his house that only he can see.

Writers: Pat Proft, Richard Correll, R.L. Stine | Director: Richard Correll | Stars: Madison Pettis, Sterling Beaumon, Luke Benward, Brian Stepanek

14. Twixt (2011)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

4.9
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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

15. 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

16. 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

17. 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

18. My Girl 2 (1994)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.1
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Vada Sultenfuss has a holiday coming up, and an assignment: to do an essay on someone she admires and has never met. She decides she wants to do an assignment on her mother, but quickly ... See full summary »

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

19. That's What I Am (2011)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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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

20. 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

21. Standing Up (II) (2013)

PG | 93 min | Family

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

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

G | 75 min | Animation, Drama, Family

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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

23. We Are the Best! (2013)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama

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

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

25. 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

26. 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

27. 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

28. The German Doctor (2013)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.9
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62 Metascore

The true story of an Argentine family who lived with Josef Mengele without knowing his true identity, and of a girl who fell in love with one of the biggest criminals of all time.

Writer: Lucía Puenzo | Director: Lucía Puenzo | Stars: Àlex Brendemühl, Diego Peretti, Guillermo Pfening, Alan Daicz

29. Jesus Camp (2006)

PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary, Drama

7.6
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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

30. 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

31. My Life as a Dog (1985)

Unrated | 101 min | Drama, Comedy

7.8
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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

32. 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

33. A Bag of Hammers (2011)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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50 Metascore

Two misfit best friends incapable of growing up, whose direction is tested by an abandoned child, worn beyond his years; together they invent the family they've always needed.

Writers: Brian Crano, Jake Sandvig | Director: Brian Crano | Stars: Jason Ritter, Jake Sandvig, Chandler Canterbury, Rebecca Hall

34. Cloak & Dagger (1984)

PG | 101 min | Action, Family, Adventure

6.4
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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

35. 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

36. Plan B (I) (2009)

Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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After girlfriend Laura dumps him for another man, Bruno plots to come between the new lovers. But his plan takes an unexpected turn, causing Bruno to question his own sexuality.

Writer: Marco Berger | Director: Marco Berger | Stars: Manuel Vignau, Lucas Ferraro, Mercedes Quinteros, Damián Canduci

37. 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

38. 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

39. 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

40. The Butcher Boy (1997)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Francie and Joe live the usual playful, fantasy filled childhoods of normal boys. However, with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother the pressure on Francie ... See full summary »

Writers: Pat McCabe, Neil Jordan | Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Stephen Rea, Fiona Shaw, Eamonn Owens, Alan Boyle

41. Ticking Clock (2011 Video)

R | 101 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.2
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A reporter stumbles upon the journal of a murderer replete with plans to butcher specific people, and investigates on his own, finding that every trail leads to a 9-year-old orphan living in a group home.

Writer: John Turman | Director: Ernie Barbarash | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Neal McDonough, Nicki Aycox, Austin Abrams

42. Least Among Saints (2012)

R | 107 min | Drama

6.2
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32 Metascore

A haunted soldier just back from war and a boy who has never known peace in his home life embark on a life-changing journey as they become unlikely friends -- and one another's last shot at redemption.

Writer: Martin Papazian | Director: Martin Papazian | Stars: Martin Papazian, Tristan Lake Leabu, Laura San Giacomo, Azura Skye

43. 12 and Holding (2005)

R | 94 min | Drama

7.6
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65 Metascore

After his twin brother is accidentally killed by vengeful bullies, a 12-year old boy and his friends face the harsh realities of death, teenage hormones, and family dysfunction.

Writer: Anthony Cipriano | Director: Michael Cuesta | Stars: Conor Donovan, Jesse Camacho, Zoe Weizenbaum, Annabella Sciorra

44. I Am Slave (2010)

82 min | Thriller

6.7
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A thriller set in London's slave trade and centered on a woman's fight for freedom.

Writer: Jeremy Brock | Director: Gabriel Range | Stars: Wunmi Mosaku, Isaach De Bankolé, Lubna Azabal, Igal Naor

45. Music Box (1989)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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A lawyer defends her father accused of war crimes, but there is more to the case than she suspects.

Writer: Joe Eszterhas | Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Jessica Lange, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Frederic Forrest, Donald Moffat

46. London to Brighton (2006)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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55 Metascore

It's 3:07am and two girls burst into a run down London toilet. Joanne is crying her eyes out and her clothing is ripped. Kelly's face is bruised and starting to swell. Duncan Allen lies in ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Andrew Williams | Director: Paul Andrew Williams | Stars: Lorraine Stanley, Georgia Groome, Johnny Harris, Nathan Constance

47. Nobody Knows (2004)

PG-13 | 141 min | Drama

8.1
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88 Metascore

In a small Tokyo apartment, twelve-year-old Akira must care for his younger siblings after their mother leaves them and shows no sign of returning.

Writer: Hirokazu Koreeda | Director: Hirokazu Koreeda | Stars: Yûya Yagira, Ayu Kitaura, Hiei Kimura, Momoko Shimizu

48. Trumbo (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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71 Metascore

Through a focus on the life of Dalton Trumbo (1905-1976), this film examines the effects on individuals and families of a congressional pursuit of Hollywood Communists after World War II. ... See full summary »

Writer: Christopher Trumbo | Director: Peter Askin | Stars: Dalton Trumbo, Joan Allen, Brian Dennehy, Michael Douglas

49. The Greening of Whitney Brown (2011)

PG | Adventure

5.2
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33 Metascore

Whitney, a spoiled pre-teen from Philadelphia, is forced to move to the country when her parents feel the squeeze of economic hard times. A fish out of water, far from her comfort zone, she... See full summary »

Writer: Gail Gilchriest | Director: Peter Skillman Odiorne | Stars: Sammi Hanratty, Brooke Shields, Aidan Quinn, Kris Kristofferson

50. Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988)

R | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.5
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Colonel James Braddock has a Vietnamese wife who was supposed to leave Vietnam with him when they evacuate. But she loses her papers and wasn't allowed in the embassy. Braddock went looking... See full summary »

Writers: Steve Bing, James Bruner, Larry Levinson, Chuck Norris, Arthur Silver | Director: Aaron Norris | Stars: Chuck Norris, Aki Aleong, Roland Harrah III, Miki Kim