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1. Shameless (2011– )

TV-MA | 46 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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An alcoholic man lives in a perpetual stupor while his six children with whom he lives cope as best they can.

Stars: Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, Ethan Cutkosky, Shanola Hampton

Votes: 122,595

2. A Dog's Purpose (2017)

PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.0
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43 Metascore

A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid, Peggy Lipton, Bryce Gheisar

Votes: 18,104 | Gross: $64.13M

3. Secretary (2002)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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63 Metascore

A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one.

Director: Steven Shainberg | Stars: James Spader, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Davies, Lesley Ann Warren

Votes: 70,798 | Gross: $4.05M

4. Flight (I) (2012)

R | 138 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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76 Metascore

An airline pilot saves almost all his passengers on his malfunctioning airliner which eventually crashed, but an investigation into the accident reveals something troubling.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Denzel Washington, Nadine Velazquez, Don Cheadle, John Goodman

Votes: 275,507 | Gross: $93.75M

5. Chronicle (2012)

PG-13 | 84 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
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69 Metascore

Whilst attending a party, three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery underground. Soon, though, they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides.

Director: Josh Trank | Stars: Dane DeHaan, Alex Russell, Michael B. Jordan, Michael Kelly

Votes: 212,456 | Gross: $64.57M

6. Ken Park (2002)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

5.9
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Ken Park is about several Californian skateboarders' lives and relationships with and without their parents.

Directors: Larry Clark, Edward Lachman | Stars: Adam Chubbuck, James Bullard, Seth Gray, Eddie Daniels

Votes: 25,735

7. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

R | 96 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

6.6
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Survivors of undead serial killer Freddy Krueger - who stalks his victims in their dreams - learn to take control of their own dreams in order to fight back.

Director: Chuck Russell | Stars: Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Craig Wasson, Patricia Arquette

Votes: 53,180 | Gross: $44.79M

8. 19-2 (2014– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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Character-driven drama, 19-2 revolves around the day-to-day life of two unwilling partners of the Montreal Police Department, Officers Nick Barron and Ben Chartier. These two beat cops ... See full summary »

Stars: Adrian Holmes, Jared Keeso, Benz Antoine, Mylène Dinh-Robic

Votes: 1,141

9. Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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69 Metascore

Terence McDonagh is a drug- and gambling-addled detective in post-Katrina New Orleans investigating the killing of five Senegalese immigrants.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Russell M. Haeuser, Val Kilmer

Votes: 66,617 | Gross: $1.70M

10. Ondine (2009)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.8
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65 Metascore

An Irish fisherman discovers a woman in his fishing net whom his precocious daughter believes to be a selkie.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Colin Farrell, Alicja Bachleda, Dervla Kirwan, Alison Barry

Votes: 17,603 | Gross: $0.55M

11. Hjartasteinn (2016)

129 min | Drama

7.9
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A remote fishing village in Iceland. Teenage boys Thor and Christian experience a turbulent summer as one tries to win the heart of a girl while the other discovers new feelings toward his ... See full summary »

Director: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson | Stars: Baldur Einarsson, Blær Hinriksson, Diljá Valsdóttir, Katla Njálsdóttir

Votes: 547

12. A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004)

R | 119 min | Drama

7.2
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48 Metascore

A headstrong young woman returns to New Orleans after the death of her estranged mother.

Director: Shainee Gabel | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, John Travolta, Gabriel Macht, Deborah Kara Unger

Votes: 22,739 | Gross: $0.16M

13. Deadly Friend (1986)

R | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.5
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After his friend is killed by her abusive father, the new kid in town attempts to save her by implanting robotic microchips into her brain.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Matthew Labyorteaux, Kristy Swanson, Michael Sharrett, Anne Twomey

Votes: 5,185 | Gross: $8.99M

14. Bed of Roses (1996)

PG | 87 min | Romance, Drama

6.1
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Romantic drama about a young career girl who is swept off her feet by a shy florist, who fell in love with her after one glimpse through a shadowy window.

Director: Michael Goldenberg | Stars: Christian Slater, Mary Stuart Masterson, Pamela Adlon, Josh Brolin

Votes: 7,031 | Gross: $37.91M

15. The Pick-up Artist (1987)

PG-13 | 81 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.2
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A womanizer meets his match when he falls for a woman in debt to the mafia.

Director: James Toback | Stars: Molly Ringwald, Robert Downey Jr., Dennis Hopper, Danny Aiello

Votes: 5,193 | Gross: $13.29M

16. Tillsammans (2000)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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84 Metascore

Elisabeth leaves her abusive and drunken husband Rolf, she packs her bags, takes the kids and goes to her brother Göran. The year is 1975 and Göran lives in a commune called Together. ... See full summary »

Director: Lukas Moodysson | Stars: Lisa Lindgren, Michael Nyqvist, Emma Samuelsson, Sam Kessel

Votes: 18,044 | Gross: $1.07M

17. Crime + Punishment in Suburbia (2000)

R | 100 min | Drama, Thriller

5.9
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32 Metascore

A darkly romantic story of murder and redemption, set against an eerily familiar American landscape.

Director: Rob Schmidt | Stars: Monica Keena, Ellen Barkin, Michael Ironside, Vincent Kartheiser

Votes: 2,733 | Gross: $0.03M

18. The Corruptor (1999)

R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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56 Metascore

With the aid from a NYC policeman, a top immigrant cop tries to stop drug-trafficking and corruption by immigrant Chinese Triads, but things complicate when the Triads try to bribe the policeman.

Director: James Foley | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Mark Wahlberg, Ric Young, Paul Ben-Victor

Votes: 15,702 | Gross: $15.16M

19. Follow Me, Boys! (1966)

Approved | 131 min | Drama, Family

7.2
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Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Deciding to settle down, he finds a job as a stockboy in the general store of a small town. Trying to fit in, ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Vera Miles, Lillian Gish, Charles Ruggles

Votes: 1,704

20. Douches froides (2005)

102 min | Drama

6.2
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The story of three teenagers: a beautiful girl, Vanessa, and two boys, Mickael and Clement, one rich, one poor. The story of Mickael - judo fanatic and doomed lover - and his parents, both ... See full summary »

Director: Antony Cordier | Stars: Johan Libéreau, Salomé Stévenin, Florence Thomassin, Jean-Philippe Écoffey

Votes: 1,915

21. Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend (1989 Video)

Unrated | 108 min | Animation, Fantasy, Horror

6.4
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The relative coexistence of the human world, demon world and beast world is soon to be disrupted by The Overfiend, an immensely powerful demon who'll be reborn after 3000 years to remake the world to his own liking.

Director: Hideki Takayama | Stars: Sonny Weil, Bick Balse, Herb Hummel, Christopher Courage

Votes: 2,485

22. 'Til There Was You (1997)

PG-13 | 113 min | Romance, Comedy

4.8
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Two strangers, whose paths are always crossing, finally meet when fate steps in.

Director: Scott Winant | Stars: Jeanne Tripplehorn, Dylan McDermott, John Plumpis, Janel Moloney

Votes: 2,370 | Gross: $3.48M

23. Udaan (2010)

Not Rated | 134 min | Drama

8.2
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Expelled from his school, a 16-year old boy returns home to his abusive and oppressive father.

Director: Vikramaditya Motwane | Stars: Rajat Barmecha, Sanjay Gandhi, Ronit Roy, Manjot Singh

Votes: 33,898 | Gross: $0.01M

24. Superman vs. The Elite (2012 Video)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

7.1
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The Man of Steel finds himself outshone by a new team of ruthless superheroes who hold his idealism in contempt.

Director: Michael Chang | Stars: George Newbern, Pauley Perrette, Robin Atkin Downes, Dee Bradley Baker

Votes: 9,608

25. Ecstasy (II) (2011)

99 min | Drama, Romance

5.1
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Small drug smuggler from Scotland is trying to figure out his way through life until he meets beautiful girl from Canada who seeks a change after bad relationship she just got out of it.

Director: Rob Heydon | Stars: Adam Sinclair, Kristin Kreuk, Billy Boyd, Carlo Rota

Votes: 1,584

26. Svinalängorna (2010)

99 min | Drama

7.0
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A drama set in 1970s Sweden and centered on a young woman's experiences growing up in a home riddled with abuse and alcoholism.

Director: Pernilla August | Stars: Noomi Rapace, Ola Rapace, Outi Mäenpää, Ville Virtanen

Votes: 3,231

27. Dohee-ya (2014)

119 min | Drama

7.0
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Young-nam was a promising graduate of the police academy before she was transferred to the small seaside village, as a result of misconduct. On her first day in the village, she encounters ... See full summary »

Director: July Jung | Stars: Doona Bae, Sae-ron Kim, Sae-byeok Song, Hie-jin Jang

Votes: 1,356

28. Mannen som elsket Yngve (2008)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.0
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A teenage boy loses his footing when he finds himself drawn to the new boy in class.

Director: Stian Kristiansen | Stars: Rolf Kristian Larsen, Arthur Berning, Ida Elise Broch, Ole Christoffer Ertvaag

Votes: 3,686

29. Joe the King (1999)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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64 Metascore

A disadvantaged, abused, neglected, exploited but basically decent kid slips into criminality while trying to cope with his harsh, inescapable reality.

Director: Frank Whaley | Stars: Noah Fleiss, Karen Young, Camryn Manheim, Austin Pendleton

Votes: 2,385 | Gross: $0.06M

30. Wah-Wah (2005)

R | 120 min | Drama

6.9
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61 Metascore

Set at the end of the '60s, as Swaziland is about to receive independence from Great Britain, the film follows the young Ralph Compton, at 12, through his parents' traumatic separation, ... See full summary »

Director: Richard E. Grant | Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Miranda Richardson, Emily Watson, Gabriel Byrne

Votes: 2,695 | Gross: $0.23M

31. Everlasting Moments (2008)

Unrated | 131 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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80 Metascore

In a time of social change and unrest, war and poverty, a young working class woman, Maria, wins a camera in a lottery. The decision to keep it alters her whole life.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Maria Heiskanen, Mikael Persbrandt, Jesper Christensen, Callin Öhrvall

Votes: 4,507 | Gross: $0.61M

32. Kiss the Bride (2002)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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Three sisters find themselves battling for love and validation.

Director: Vanessa Parise | Stars: Amanda Detmer, Sean Patrick Flanery, Brooke Langton, Monet Mazur

Votes: 998

33. Swimming Upstream (2003)

PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.2
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58 Metascore

The inspirational life story of Australian swimmer Tony Fingleton.

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis, Jesse Spencer, Tim Draxl

Votes: 2,909 | Gross: $0.05M

34. The Midnight Hour (1985 TV Movie)

Unrated | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Romance

6.9
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Phil, Melissa, Mitch, Mary, and Vinnie are high school friends, who unwittingly raise the dead on Halloween night. Once the dead have returned, Pitchford Cove will never be the same again....or will it?

Director: Jack Bender | Stars: Lee Montgomery, Shari Belafonte, LeVar Burton, Peter DeLuise

Votes: 1,100

35. Primos (2011)

98 min | Comedy

6.7
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Three cousins travel to the village where they spent summer vacations as kids.

Director: Daniel Sánchez Arévalo | Stars: Quim Gutiérrez, Inma Cuesta, Raúl Arévalo, Antonio de la Torre

Votes: 3,599

36. Black Irish (2007)

R | 95 min | Drama

7.1
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A teenage boy longs to win the attention of his emotionally distant father.

Director: Brad Gann | Stars: Michael Angarano, Brendan Gleeson, Emily VanCamp, Tom Guiry

Votes: 2,319 | Gross: $0.01M

37. The King and Queen of Moonlight Bay (2003 TV Movie)

84 min | Drama

6.9
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A college girl decides to get to know her estranged father before she begins her education, but his life turns out to be nothing that she expected.

Director: Sam Pillsbury | Stars: Tim Matheson, Sean Young, Edward Asner, Kristen Bell

Votes: 631

38. A West Texas Children's Story (2007)

86 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Set in the 1960s, a magical tale of two 12-year-olds embarking on an adventure to find new, cool parents and escape their neglected, overly adult existence.

Director: Brad Isaacs | Stars: Cayden Boyd, Lara Flynn Boyle, Matthew Modine, Noah Grabowski

Votes: 1,314

39. White Teeth (2002– )

240 min | Drama, Comedy

7.4
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In 1970s England, cultures start to mix and cross with different experiences. Archie is contemplating suicide until he meets Clara, who is fleeing an oppressive Jehovah's Witness mother. ... See full summary »

Stars: Om Puri, Phil Davis, Naomie Harris, Archie Panjabi

Votes: 412

40. The Strange Woman (1946)

100 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

6.6
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In 1820s New England beautiful but poor and manipulative Jenny Hager marries rich old man Isaiah Poster but also seduces his son and his company foreman.

Directors: Edgar G. Ulmer, Douglas Sirk | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders, Louis Hayward, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 1,106

41. Duane Hopwood (2005)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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53 Metascore

A down-on-his-luck divorced father struggles to get his life and family back together before it's too late.

Director: Matt Mulhern | Stars: Daisy Ang, Bill Buell, Dick Cavett, Rachel Covey

Votes: 2,104 | Gross: $0.01M

42. Kill Buljo: The Movie (2007)

R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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A Norwegian parody of Kill Bill.

Director: Tommy Wirkola | Stars: Stig Frode Henriksen, Tommy Wirkola, Linda Øverlie Nilsen, Natasha Angel Dahle

Votes: 3,275

43. Pressure Point (1962)

91 min | Drama

7.2
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A black prison psychiatrist is assigned the distasteful task of helping a paranoid American Nazi charged with sedition.

Directors: Hubert Cornfield, Stanley Kramer | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Bobby Darin, Peter Falk, Carl Benton Reid

Votes: 980

44. Trigger Point (2015 TV Movie)

87 min | Thriller

4.4
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Callie finds herself affected by big business politics and decides to join an activist group to do something about it.

Director: Philippe Gagnon | Stars: Jordan Hinson, Yani Gellman, Allie MacDonald, Daniel Rindress-Kay

Votes: 186

45. Liar, Liar: Between Father and Daughter (1993 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.7
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An 11 year old girl (Vanessa King) accuses her father (Art Hindle) of incest.

Director: Jorge Montesi | Stars: Art Hindle, Rosemary Dunsmore, Susan Hogan, Michelle St. John

Votes: 351

46. Brotherly (2008)

11 min | Short, Drama

6.8
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Based on a true story of two brothers in 1970s Ohio. It tells of their abandonment by their alcoholic parents and how the brothers turned to each other for support.

Director: J.C. Oliva | Stars: Kevin Fabian, Malcolm McRae, Mathis Fender, Jonathan Robert Kaplan

Votes: 386

47. Ellen Foster (1997 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 94 min | Drama

7.1
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After her mother's death, a young girl is separated from her abusive father and is sent between her various friends and relatives, always longing to find a place to call home.

Director: John Erman | Stars: Julie Harris, Jena Malone, Ted Levine, Glynnis O'Connor

Votes: 342

48. Accidents Happen (2009)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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There are dysfunctional families... and then there are the Conways. After a family tragedy, 15-year-old Billy Conway has become the de facto glue between his bitter mom, distant brother, ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Lancaster | Stars: Geena Davis, Harrison Gilbertson, Harry Cook, Joel Tobeck

Votes: 2,390

49. The Hanging Garden (1997)

R | 91 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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William, a once obese and depressed adolescent, is able to move past his teenage years when he moves to the city and comes out as being gay. When he returns home though, he can't cope with his memories.

Director: Thom Fitzgerald | Stars: Chris Leavins, Kerry Fox, Ian Parsons, Peter MacNeill

Votes: 2,605 | Gross: $0.93M

50. Salem Falls (2011 TV Movie)

89 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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A man with a troubled past tries to settle down in a small town, finds love and then ends up being the target of a witch hunt.

Director: Bradley Walsh | Stars: James Van Der Beek, Sarah Carter, AJ Michalka, Rick Roberts

Votes: 542