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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.

Stars: Drake Bell, Josh Peck, Miranda Cosgrove, Jonathan Goldstein

Votes: 26,603

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.

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

Votes: 86,800 | Gross: $47.64M

3. 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.

Director: Gary Harvey | Stars: Poppy Montgomery, Adam Kaufman, Chelah Horsdal, Audrey Wasilewski

Votes: 1,664

4. 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.

Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Robert Morse, Jonathan Winters, Anjanette Comer, Dana Andrews

Votes: 2,605

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.

Director: Steve Rash | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Angie Harmon, Denise Richards, Jon Lovitz

Votes: 5,842

6. Agony (1979–1981)

25 min | Comedy

7.6
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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 »

Stars: Maureen Lipman, Simon Williams, Maria Charles, Jeremy Bulloch

Votes: 78

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.

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

Votes: 896

8. The Beniker Gang (1985)

G | 87 min | Drama

6.6
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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 »

Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Jennifer Dundas, Charles Fields, Jeff Alan-Lee

Votes: 258

9. Dear Viola (2014 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Romantic drama centered around "Dear Viola", a small town newspaper advice column.

Director: Laurie Lynd | Stars: Kellie Martin, Jefferson Brown, Jackie Richardson, Kira Gelineau

Votes: 167

10. 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 »

Director: Sujoy Ghosh | Stars: Vivek Oberoi, Mahima Chaudhry, Ayesha Takia, Boman Irani

Votes: 445 | Gross: $0.05M

11. 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 »

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

Votes: 178

12. 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 »

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

Votes: 15

13. The Power of the Press (1928)

62 min | Drama

6.6
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Add a Plot

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Jobyna Ralston, Mildred Harris, Philo McCullough

Votes: 121

14. G2G: Got to Go! (2008– )

22 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.4
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Add a Plot

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

Votes: 9

15. 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 »

Director: Alan Metzger | Stars: Wendie Malick, Robert Desiderio, Kip Gilman, Tyler Gannon

Votes: 114

16. 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 »

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

Votes: 17

17. 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

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 »

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

19. 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 »

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

Votes: 13

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.

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

Votes: 618

21. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
Episode: Episode dated 18 March 1956 (1956)

Comedy, Family, Game-Show

8.5
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John Daly begins the show with a tribute to Fred Allen who suffered a heart attack while taking one of his regular late night strolls up New York's West 57th Street on Sunday March 17, 1956... See full summary »

Stars: Arlene Francis, Steve Allen, Dorothy Kilgallen, Bennett Cerf

Votes: 11

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

TV-14 | 41 min | Drama

7.9
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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 »

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

Votes: 27

23. 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 »

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

Votes: 35