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1. Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.3
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67 Metascore

Po and his friends fight to stop a peacock villain from conquering China with a deadly new weapon, but first the Dragon Warrior must come to terms with his past.

Director: Jennifer Yuh Nelson | Stars: Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan, Dustin Hoffman

Votes: 197,629 | Gross: $165.23M

2. Biutiful (2010)

R | 148 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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58 Metascore

This is the story of Uxbal, a man living in this world, but able to see his death, which guides his every move.

Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu | Stars: Javier Bardem, Maricel Álvarez, Hanaa Bouchaib, Guillermo Estrella

Votes: 72,909 | Gross: $5.10M

3. Lilya 4-Ever (2002)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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82 Metascore

Sixteen-year-old Lilja and her only friend, the young boy Volodja, live in Estonia, fantasizing about a better life. One day, Lilja falls in love with Andrej, who is going to Sweden, and invites Lilja to come along and start a new life.

Director: Lukas Moodysson | Stars: Oksana Akinshina, Artyom Bogucharskiy, Pavel Ponomaryov, Lyubov Agapova

Votes: 36,931 | Gross: $0.18M

4. Wild Bill (2011)

98 min | Drama

7.2
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A street-toughened parole finds his two boys abandoned by their mum and fending for themselves. Time to step up, or not.

Director: Dexter Fletcher | Stars: Charlie Creed-Miles, Will Poulter, Sammy Williams, Iwan Rheon

Votes: 10,664

5. Melody Time (1948)

Approved | 75 min | Animation, Family, Music

6.5
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An anthology of animated vignettes set to contemporary music.

Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Dennis Day, The Andrews Sisters

Votes: 3,445

6. Chi l'ha vista morire? (1972)

90 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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A young girl is brutally murdered somewhere in France. Sometime later, the same thing happens to the daughter of a well-known sculptor. This time the parents (the sculptor and his wife) ... See full summary »

Director: Aldo Lado | Stars: George Lazenby, Anita Strindberg, Adolfo Celi, Dominique Boschero

Votes: 1,520

7. A Bag of Hammers (2011)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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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.

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

Votes: 2,590

8. In a Year with 13 Moons (1978)

Not Rated | 124 min | Drama

7.7
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This drama follows the last few days in the life of Elvira (formerly Erwin) Weisshaupt. Years before, Erwin told a co-worker, Anton, that he loved him. "Too bad, you aren't a woman," he ... See full summary »

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Volker Spengler, Ingrid Caven, Gottfried John, Elisabeth Trissenaar

Votes: 2,769

9. Itinéraire d'un enfant gâté (1988)

125 min | Drama, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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A successful entrepreneur in his fifties will decide to abandon his loved ones and the empire he has built, just to find the liberty he has been seeking, not knowing that the itinerary of one's life often changes in the funniest of ways.

Director: Claude Lelouch | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Richard Anconina, Lio, Béatrice Agenin

Votes: 1,544

10. Bloodknot (1995 TV Movie)

R | 98 min | Drama, Thriller

4.1
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A grieving family opens its household to an unknown women who claims to have been their dearly departed's girlfriend.

Director: Jorge Montesi | Stars: Margot Kidder, Allan Royal, Ashleigh Ann Wood, Patrick Dempsey

Votes: 165

11. Let's Kill Uncle (1966)

92 min | Thriller, Horror

6.0
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A 12-year-old orphan who has just inherited a fortune is trapped on an island with his uncle, a former British intelligence commander who intends to kill him. A young girl is the boy's only... See full summary »

Director: William Castle | Stars: Nigel Green, Mary Badham, Pat Cardi, Robert Pickering

Votes: 253

12. Dhool Ka Phool (1959)

153 min | Drama

6.8
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Meena Khosla has an bicycle accident with fellow collegian Mahesh Kapoor, and after a few misunderstandings both fall in love with each other. They would like to get married, plan ... See full summary »

Director: Yash Chopra | Stars: Mala Sinha, Rajendra Kumar, Nanda, Manmohan Krishna

Votes: 107

13. Couleur de peau: Miel (2012)

70 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

7.3
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73 Metascore

Comic-book artist Jung returns to Seoul for the first time since he was abandoned at the age of 5.

Directors: Laurent Boileau, Jung | Stars: Maxym Anciaux, Cathy Boquet, Mahé Collet, Christelle Cornil

Votes: 471 | Gross: $0.00M

14. Je suis heureux que ma mère soit vivante (2009)

91 min | Drama

6.7
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73 Metascore

Given up for adoption as a toddler, troubled teenager Thomas becomes obsessed with tracking down his birth mother. After years of searching, Thomas finds her single, with a small child, ... See full summary »

Directors: Claude Miller, Nathan Miller | Stars: Vincent Rottiers, Sophie Cattani, Christine Citti, Yves Verhoeven

Votes: 445 | Gross: $0.01M

15. Daughter of Deceit (1951)

78 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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After discovering he's being cheated on by his wife María, Quintin kicks her out of the house. Upon leaving, his wife confesses that their daughter Martha is actually not Quintin'd daughter... See full summary »

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Fernando Soler, Alicia Caro, Fernando Soto, Rubén Rojo

Votes: 423

16. Boys Village (2011)

22 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

6.2
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The Boys' Village was once a holiday home for coalminers' sons, boasting a pool, sports yards and even a chapel of its own. Not much remains of its former glory, though. Shattered glass and... See full summary »

Director: Till Kleinert | Stars: Benjamin Thorne, Andrew McQueen, Hannah-Rose Jones, Jack Jones

Votes: 88

17. Capitães da Areia (2011)

96 min | Adventure

6.3
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About the life and adventures of a gang of abandoned street kids known as Capitães da Areia (Captains of the Sands), in Salvador, Bahia, during the 1950s.

Directors: Cecília Amado, Guy Gonçalves | Stars: Jean Luis Amorim, Ana Graciela, Roberio Lima, Israel Gouvea

Votes: 691

18. La voleuse (1966)

88 min | Drama

6.8
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Director: Jean Chapot | Stars: Romy Schneider, Michel Piccoli, Hans Christian Blech, Sonja Schwarz

Votes: 78

19. OT: Our Town (2002)

76 min | Documentary

7.3
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75 Metascore

Dominguez High, in the infamous Compton, CA, has not produced a play in over twenty years. With no money and no stage, two teachers and twenty-four students attempt to produce Thornton Wilder's American Classic OUR TOWN.

Director: Scott Hamilton Kennedy | Stars: Catherine Borek, Karen Greene, Ebony Starr Norwood-Brown, Archy Posada

Votes: 258

20. Faith Connections (2013)

115 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.2
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A Sadhu who renounced the society, adopts a baby renounced by society.

Director: Pan Nalin | Stars: Bhole Baba, Hatha Yogi Baba, Pant Shirt Baba, Baby Bajrangi

Votes: 124

21. Heiran (2009)

PG | 88 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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An Iranian high school student falls for an illegal foreign worker and follows him to Tehran.

Director: Shalizeh Arefpoor | Stars: Farhad Aslani, Baran Kosari, Zhaleh Sameti, Mehrdad Sedighian

Votes: 189

22. Of Light and Darkness

120 min | Adventure, Fantasy | Announced

Charlotte, a mortal girl bound between the lines of light and darkness, must fight for life and love in a mystical realm of vampires, elves, and creatures of myth and fantasy, in a town just beyond the boundaries of the modern world.

23. The Lady (1925)

96 min | Drama

7.6
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A young woman marries the wastrel son of a British aristocrat. Her husband, who has been disinherited by his father, loses what little money he has left gambling in casinos and then dies, ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Norma Talmadge, Wallace MacDonald, Brandon Hurst, Alfred J. Goulding

Votes: 112

24. Historia de un amor (1956)

108 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.9
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Director: Roberto Gavaldón | Stars: Libertad Lamarque, Emilio Tuero, José Luis Jiménez, Julio Villarreal

Votes: 9

25. Xue fu rong (1978)

82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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While Ho Meng-hua didn't direct the like-titled sequel to his internationally popular Flying Guillotine, he did helm this exceptional follow-up, which stars the gorgeous Chen Ping as the ... See full summary »

Director: Meng Hua Ho | Stars: Ping Chen, Hua Yueh, Lieh Lo, Norman Chu

Votes: 84

26. The Age of Desire (1923)

Drama

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Janet Loring is a young widow with a young son. She marries millionaire Malcolm Trask, but doesn't tell him about her previous marriage or her son, Ranny. Abandoned to the streets by Janet,... See full summary »

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Josef Swickard, William Collier Jr., Frederick Truesdell, Bruce Guerin

27. Sanay (1985)

Drama

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Director: Artemio Marquez | Stars: Irma Alegre, Charito Solis, Celia Rodriguez, Rosemarie Gil

28. När syrenerna blomma (1952)

105 min | Drama

5.7
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Young man struggles with life and love in 1880s Stockholm.

Director: Ivar Johansson | Stars: Kenne Fant, Nine-Christine Jönsson, Gudrun Brost, Eva Stiberg

Votes: 22

29. Every Girl's Dream (1917)

Drama

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Gretchen, an abandoned child, is raised by Frau Van Lom, the nastiest woman in the little Dutch village of Olenburg. As she grows up, Gretcen's few moments of happiness are those she spends... See full summary »

Director: Harry F. Millarde | Stars: June Caprice, Kittens Reichert, Harry Hilliard, Margaret Fielding

30. Scotch (2010)

Not Rated | 8 min | Short, Drama

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In a local bar, Danny recognizes his father, Daniel who abandoned the family for a life of alcohol.

Director: Takeshi Suzuki | Stars: Carson Grant, Max Rhyser, Jonas Garberg, Severyn Banes

31. Szesc tygodni (2009)

18 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Marcin Krawczyk

32. Palnan tyttäret (2008)

69 min | Documentary

7.5
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A film about memory, identity and the overwhelming power of love.

Director: Kiti Luostarinen

Votes: 19

33. The Promised Land (2010)

15 min | Short, Drama

6.9
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A mother working illegally in Israel has to decide between deportation and hiding in the home of a friend.

Director: Vanessa Knutsen | Stars: Mehereta Barush, Tchia Danon, Yoni Meles, Roi Miller

Votes: 7

34. Les enfants des autres (1976)

100 min | Documentary

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Director: Martin Pierlot

35. 3% (2016– )
Episode: Capítulo 05: Água (2016)

Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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Painful memories come flooding back to Ezequiel as Aline reveals what she's learned and offers to keep it quiet - for a price.

Directors: Jotagá Crema, Daina Giannecchini, Dani Libardi, César Charlone | Stars: João Miguel, Bianca Comparato, Michel Gomes, Rodolfo Valente

Votes: 396

36. Minami Shineyo (2009– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2009)

66 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

9.3
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A young yet awkward postulant (with a penchant for creating mayhem) reluctantly agrees to impersonate her twin brother in order to save his chance at becoming a k-pop star.

Director: Seong-Chang Hong | Stars: Shin-hye Park, Keun-Suk Jang, Yong-hwa Jung, Hong-ki Lee

Votes: 15

37. Oprah's Lifeclass (2011– )
Episode: Fatherless Sons, Part I (2013)

Talk-Show

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Iyanla Vanzant joins Oprah Winfrey for a two-hour special event to address the growing epidemic of fatherless sons in America. Plus, NBA superstar Dwyane Wade talks about the life-changing ... See full summary »

Director: Michael McNamara | Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Iyanla Vanzant, Kyle McMahon

38. En direct de... (1956–1974)
Episode: La petite république (1959)

43 min | Documentary

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Director: Igor Barrère | Stars: Étienne Lalou, Yvonne Hagnauer, Marcel Marceau

39. Married with Children (1987–1997)
Episode: Magnificent Seven (1992)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy

6.6
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The Bundys have another mouth to feed when Peggy's cousin Zemus and his wife, Ida Mae, pay a quick visit and leave behind their six year-old son Seven, who's captivating to Peggy (and only ... See full summary »

Director: Gerry Cohen | Stars: Ed O'Neill, Katey Sagal, Amanda Bearse, Christina Applegate

Votes: 280

40. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
Episode: Peekaboo (2009)

TV-14 | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.9
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After Skinny Pete gets ripped off, Walt makes Jesse go get the money. Meanwhile, Walt's cover story on how Elliott and Gretchen are paying for his medical treatment is on the verge of collapsing.

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Votes: 9,051

41. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Surrender Benson (2013)

TV-14 | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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Serial rapist and killer William Lewis abducts Olivia in her home, tortures her, and hides her away in a Long Island beach home.

Director: Michael Smith | Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Danny Pino, Kelli Giddish, Richard Belzer

Votes: 471

42. Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (2013–2014)
Episode: The Serpent (2013)

TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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With the Knave's life in danger, Alice must decide on whether to use one of her wishes; Alice learns more of the Knave's backstory through her friendship with Lizard; Jafar's plan puts the Red Queen in a difficult position.

Director: Ralph Hemecker | Stars: Sophie Lowe, Michael Socha, Peter Gadiot, Emma Rigby

Votes: 216

43. Stagecoach West (1960–1961)
Episode: The Unwanted (1960)

60 min | Western

6.7
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After killing a man in self defense, his widow forces their young daughter into Luke's care and sets out on a life of despair and downward spiral.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Wayne Rogers, Richard Eyer, Robert Bray, Tammy Marihugh

Votes: 14