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1. The Blind Side (2009)

PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.7
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53 Metascore

The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.

Director: John Lee Hancock | Stars: Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Jae Head

Votes: 245,315 | Gross: $255.96M

2. Dances with Wolves (1990)

PG-13 | 181 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

8.0
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72 Metascore

Lieutenant John Dunbar, assigned to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military.

Director: Kevin Costner | Stars: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant

Votes: 203,127 | Gross: $184.21M

3. Clash of the Titans (2010)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.8
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39 Metascore

Perseus demigod, son of Zeus, battles the minions of the underworld to stop them from conquering heaven and earth.

Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Jason Flemyng

Votes: 243,482 | Gross: $163.21M

4. A History of Violence (2005)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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81 Metascore

A mild-mannered man becomes a local hero through an act of violence, which sets off repercussions that will shake his family to its very core.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris, William Hurt

Votes: 200,349 | Gross: $31.49M

5. Problem Child (1990)

PG | 81 min | Comedy, Family

5.3
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27 Metascore

A young boy is just short of a monster. He is adopted by a loving man and his wacky wife. The laughs keep coming as the boy pushes them to the limits.

Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Michael Oliver, John Ritter, Jack Warden, Gilbert Gottfried

Votes: 24,223 | Gross: $53.47M

6. Problem Child 3: Junior in Love (1995 TV Movie)

87 min | Comedy, Family

3.2
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Junior Healy is back as a preteen, and he falls in love with a girl from school.

Director: Greg Beeman | Stars: William Katt, Justin Chapman, Sherman Howard, Carolyn Lowery

Votes: 2,763

7. Daddy's Girl (1996)

R | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.6
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A girl's bright smile masks a psychopathic soul that will eliminate anyone who comes between her and her doting father.

Director: Martin Kitrosser | Stars: William Katt, Michele Greene, Roxana Zal, Mimi Craven

Votes: 602

8. Like Dandelion Dust (2009)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama

7.1
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A compelling drama that explores the different meanings of being a parent through the gritty, realistic lives of the struggling, blue-collar Porters, and the privileged Campbell family. ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Gunn | Stars: Mira Sorvino, Barry Pepper, Cole Hauser, Kate Levering

Votes: 2,472 | Gross: $0.35M

9. Fathers (I) (2016)

96 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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'LOVE' starts with two people, but 'FAMILY' is more than just the two.

Director: Palatpol Mingpornpichit | Stars: Asda Panichkul, Nat Sakdatorn

Votes: 81

10. Hell to Eternity (1960)

Approved | 131 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.1
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When his adoptive Japanese-American family is sent to Manzanar after Pearl Harbor, a young Chicano enlists in the marines to become a hero in the Battle of Saipan.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Jeffrey Hunter, David Janssen, Vic Damone, Patricia Owens

Votes: 777

11. One Kiss (2016)

Unrated | 102 min | Drama

6.7
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The story of three teenager friends not accepted by their peers.

Director: Ivan Cotroneo | Stars: Rimau Ritzberger Grillo, Valentina Romani, Leonardo Pazzagli, Simonetta Solder

Votes: 684

12. The Savage (1952)

Passed | 95 min | Action, Romance, Western

6.1
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The only white survivor of a Crow Indian raid on a wagon train is a young boy. He is rescued by the Sioux, and the Sioux chief raises him as an Indian in very way. Years later, the white ... See full summary »

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Charlton Heston, Susan Morrow, Peter Hansen, Joan Taylor

Votes: 344

13. Seasons of the Heart (1993)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Family

6.7
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Martha and Jed Richards live in Oregon in 1862. They and their two daughters moved there to make a new life, but the daughters died of cholera along the way. This has left Martha an ... See full summary »

Director: T.C. Christensen | Stars: Leigh Lombardi, Sam Hennings, Claude Akins, Logan Hall

Votes: 158

14. Amu (2005)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama

7.4
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54 Metascore

Amu is the story of an Indian American woman who returns to India. The film takes a dark turn as Kaju learns that a horrifying genocide that took place twenty years ago turns out to hold the key to her mysterious origins.

Director: Shonali Bose | Stars: Konkona Sen Sharma, Yashpal Sharma, Brinda Karat, Ankur Khanna

Votes: 719 | Gross: $0.01M

15. 2 to Tangle (2013)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

5.9
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Jessica's true love, Tom, starts appearing to her after his death. Terrified and confused, Jess seeks out an explanation for these haunting attacks and discovers that the key to her ... See full summary »

Director: Caleb Johnson | Stars: Emily Anderson, Blake Applegate, Heather Applegate, Phillip Applegate

Votes: 41

16. Pawnee (1957)

Approved | 80 min | Western

5.3
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Pale Arrow is a white man raised since a boy by the Pawnee Chief. With wagon trains now encroaching on Pawnee land, the Chief sends Pale Arrow to be with the white people. Now known as Paul... See full summary »

Director: George Waggner | Stars: George Montgomery, Bill Williams, Lola Albright, Francis McDonald

Votes: 127

17. 40,000 Horsemen (1940)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, History, War

6.8
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Three young Australians join the army at the beginning of World War I and are assigned to the Australian Light Horse cavalry, which is serving in Palestine. The three eventually take part ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chauvel | Stars: Grant Taylor, Betty Bryant, Chips Rafferty, Pat Twohill

Votes: 94

18. Malu tianshi (1937)

91 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.4
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In old Shanghai, two sisters, a prostitute and a singer, tried to escape from the local scoundrels with the help of a trumpet player and a newspaper seller.

Director: Muzhi Yuan | Stars: Dan Zhao, Heling Wei, Xuan Zhou, Jiting Wang

Votes: 589

19. Eo-neu Meot-jin Nal (2006– )

60 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A brother and sister are separated when their parents die in a car accident. 15 years later, with Seo Gun living in Australia and Park Hae-won living in South Korea, fate reunites them.

Stars: Marc Kay, Yeon-hong Ahn, Yoo Gong, Dong-hwan Jung

Votes: 23

20. Zalika (2011)

10 min | Short, Drama

7.2
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Elise is a devoted adoptive mother who comes to grips with her choice of adopting a Malian girl, Zalika.

Director: Corinne Kempa | Stars: Rebecca Blake, Emily Corcoran, Farrah Davids-Lyle, Anthony Debaeck

Votes: 12

21. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Fugue States: Part 1 (2004)

TV-14 | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Two 5-year-old twins are taken from their home and a nationwide search is launched, but they are not found. Thirteen years later, one of the twins, Jason, is admitted to hospital after a ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Bolt | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Holly Aird, Claire Goose

Votes: 84

22. Off the Map (2011)
Episode: There's Nothing to Fix (2011)

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

9.1
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A water taxi crash leaves Ben and Tommy to tend to patients out in the field and Lily with a gut wrenching decision, while Ryan and Mina treat one of the city's most irritating ex-pats.

Director: Michael Katleman | Stars: Jonathan Castellanos, Valerie Cruz, Caroline Dhavernas, Jason George

Votes: 99