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1. Drake & Josh (2004–2007)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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Two teens become step brothers. One is an awkward geek and the other is a popular musician.

Creator: Dan Schneider | Stars: Drake Bell, Josh Peck, Miranda Cosgrove, Jonathan Goldstein

Votes: 26,173

2. Dan in Real Life (2007)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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65 Metascore

A widower finds out the woman he fell in love with is his brother's girlfriend.

Writers: Pierce Gardner, Peter Hedges | Director: Peter Hedges | Stars: Steve Carell, Juliette Binoche, Dane Cook, Alison Pill

Votes: 86,223 | Gross: $47.64M

3. The Loved One (1965)

122 min | Comedy

7.3
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Satire on the funeral business, in which a young British poet goes to work at a Hollywood cemetery.

Writers: Evelyn Waugh, Terry Southern, Christopher Isherwood | Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Robert Morse, Jonathan Winters, Anjanette Comer, Dana Andrews

Votes: 2,576

4. Lying to Be Perfect (2010 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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An overweight magazine editor leads a double life as a sassy advice columnist at night. To keep her alter ego a secret she agrees to lose weight with two of her friends and embarks on a life changing journey.

Writers: Nancey Silvers, Sarah Strohmeyer | Director: Gary Harvey | Stars: Poppy Montgomery, Adam Kaufman, Chelah Horsdal, Audrey Wasilewski

Votes: 1,640

5. Good Advice (2001)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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An investment banker loses everything and must discover what's important in life.

Writers: Daniel Margosis, Robert Horn | Director: Steve Rash | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Angie Harmon, Denise Richards, Jon Lovitz

Votes: 5,810

6. Dear Viola (2014 TV Movie)

87 min | Romance

6.1
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Kellie Martin plays an accountant who submits a reply to a "Dear Viola" letter to the editor that she works for, as an accountant. She has a real knack for writing to people and getting to ... See full summary »

Writers: Lee Rose, Kathleen McGhee-Anderson | Director: Laurie Lynd | Stars: Kellie Martin, Jefferson Brown, Jackie Richardson, Kira Gelineau

Votes: 160

7. Forbidden (1932)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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In this romance a librarian takes a cruise and falls for an unobtainable man, a district attorney married to a crippled woman.

Writers: Frank Capra, Jo Swerling | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, Ralph Bellamy, Dorothy Peterson

Votes: 888

8. The Beniker Gang (1985)

G | 87 min | Drama

6.5
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Five orphans in an orphanage don't want the authorities to break up the family they made of each other: Arthur, the eldest, who writes the advice column Dear Lola; Ben who eats paper; ... See full summary »

Writers: Judie Angell, Jeffrey Kindley | Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Jennifer Dundas, Charles Fields, Jeff Alan-Lee

Votes: 256

9. Home Delivery: Aapko... Ghar Tak (2005)

151 min | Comedy, Romance

3.4
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Sunny Malhotra (Vivek Oberoi) is a 28 year old writer who has carved a name for himself as a popular agony uncle, named Gyan Guru, writing for the Times of Hindustan. Sunny also managed to ... See full summary »

Writers: Sujoy Ghosh, Suresh Nair, Ritesh Shah, Milap Zaveri | Director: Sujoy Ghosh | Stars: Vivek Oberoi, Mahima Chaudhry, Ayesha Takia, Boman Irani

Votes: 440 | Gross: $0.05M

10. Labor Pains (2000)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.5
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Sarah and Ryan were a great couple, they had their fun together but the man's fear of commitment pushed the woman away. Yet the situation between them isn't over cause Sarah is pregnant and... See full summary »

Writer: Tracy Alexson | Director: Tracy Alexson | Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, Rob Morrow, Lela Rochon, Mary Tyler Moore

Votes: 178

11. Take My Advice: The Ann and Abby Story (1999 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Comedy

5.5
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Biography of feuding advice columnist twins, Ann Landers and Abby Van Buren, starts with their early lives in Sioux City, Iowa when they were known as Esther and Pauline through their ... See full summary »

Writers: Howard Burkons, Adam Gilad | Director: Alan Metzger | Stars: Wendie Malick, Robert Desiderio, Kip Gilman, Tyler Gannon

Votes: 114

12. Agony (1979–1981)

25 min | Comedy

7.5
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20 half-hour episodes. Jane Lucas, an Agony Aunt with a call-in radio show, has her own set of troubles with her very Jewish mother and her husband Laurence. Then there's the crazy lives of... See full summary »

Creators: Anna Raeburn, Len Richmond | Stars: Maureen Lipman, Simon Williams, Maria Charles, Jeremy Bulloch

Votes: 75

13. Advice to the Lovelorn (1981 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

5.1
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This was a pilot for a series centering on Maggie Dale, an advice columnist. This was somewhat in the tradition of shows like Fantasy Island. When she receives a letter, the writer's ... See full summary »

Writer: Howard Berk | Director: Harry Falk | Stars: Cloris Leachman, Kelly Bishop, Walter Brooke, Melissa Sue Anderson

Votes: 17

14. The Power of the Press (1928)

62 min | Drama

6.7
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Writers: Sonya Levien, Fred Thompson | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Jobyna Ralston, Mildred Harris, Philo McCullough

Votes: 118

15. G2G: Got to Go! (2008– )

22 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.4
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Stars: Esther Maloney, Pina Crispo, Ann Pirvu, C.J. Sharpe

Votes: 9

16. Poochie (1984 TV Movie)

45 min | Animation, Family

8.2
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Poochie, a little pink dog who runs a newspaper advice column for her owner, receives a letter from a little boy who has literally lost his father in Cairo, Egypt. Poochie and her robotic ... See full summary »

Writer: Malcolm Marmorstein | Director: Kazuo Terada | Stars: Jennifer Darling, Ellen Gerstell, Katie Leigh, Neil Ross

Votes: 15

17. The Love Department (1935)

Approved | 20 min | Musical, Romance, Short

5.6
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Columnist Beatrice Blair dispenses love advice to her readers, but can't seem to find her own Mr. Right. Reporter Jimmy Jackson has pursued her but with no results. Blair takes her ... See full summary »

Writer: Cyrus Wood | Director: Roy Mack | Stars: Bernice Claire, Milt Douglas, Billie Leonard, Lou Duthers

Votes: 13

18. Screen Snapshots: The Walter Winchell Party (1957)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

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Columbia production number 1854: A party is given in Hollywood to honor newspaper reporter (aand newspaper/radio-television gossip columnist) Walter Winchell. Film capital names and stars ... See full summary »

Writer: Ralph Staub | Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Ralph Staub, Walter Winchell, Bob Hope, Jack Benny

19. Chère MTV (1994–1996)

30 min | Documentary, Music

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Chere MTV was a half hour late night confessions show were viewers would right in or phone in with a problem, with the presenter giving helpful advice, followed by a music video request.

Star: Naughty Nina

20. Downton Abbey (2010–2015)
Episode: Episode #6.8 (2015)

TV-PG | 72 min | Drama, Romance

9.1
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Romance blossoms but a betrayal of trust threatens the chance of lasting happiness. Thomas considers desperate measures.

Writer: Julian Fellowes | Director: David Evans | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Raquel Cassidy

Votes: 580

21. Swingtown (2008)
Episode: Surprise! (2008)

TV-14 | 41 min | Drama

8.0
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Susan throws a surprise birthday party for Janet while trying to handle her feelings about Roger's kiss. Bruce rediscovers his affection for Melinda. Janet is considering a career as an ... See full summary »

Creator: Mike Kelley | Director: Tucker Gates | Stars: Molly Parker, Jack Davenport, Grant Show, Lana Parrilla

Votes: 25

22. Swingtown (2008)
Episode: Take It to the Limit (2008)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama

7.9
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Roger announces he has accepted the job in Cincinnati, but Janet has had her advice column printed in the paper and has second thoughts about moving away. Trina considers her options ... See full summary »

Creator: Mike Kelley | Director: Alan Poul | Stars: Molly Parker, Jack Davenport, Grant Show, Lana Parrilla

Votes: 33