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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.

Creators: John Wells, Paul Abbott | Stars: Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, Ethan Cutkosky, Shanola Hampton

2. 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.

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

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.

Writers: Erin Cressida Wilson, Mary Gaitskill, Steven Shainberg | Director: Steven Shainberg | Stars: James Spader, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Davies, Lesley Ann Warren

4. Chronicle (2012)

PG-13 | 84 min | Drama, 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.

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

5. 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.

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

6. 19-2 (2014– )

Drama | Active

7.9
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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, Dan Petronijevic, Benz Antoine

7. 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.

Writers: William M. Finkelstein, Victor Argo, Paul Calderon, Abel Ferrara, Zoë Lund | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Russell M. Haeuser, Val Kilmer

8. Ondine (2009)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, 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.

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

9. 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.

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

10. 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.

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

11. Bed of Roses (1996)

PG | 87 min | Romance, Drama

6.0
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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.

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

12. The Pick-up Artist (1987)

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

5.1
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A womanizer meets his match when he falls for a woman in debt to the mafia.

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

13. Together (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 »

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

14. 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.

Writers: Rob Heydon, Ben Tucker, Matt MacLennan, Paul McCafferty, Irvine Welsh | Director: Rob Heydon | Stars: Adam Sinclair, Kristin Kreuk, Billy Boyd, Carlo Rota

15. Deadly Friend (1986)

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

5.4
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Paul is a new kid in town with a robot named "BB". He befriends Samantha and the three of them have a lot of good times together. That is, until Samantha's abusive father throws her down ... See full summary »

Writers: Diana Henstell, Bruce Joel Rubin | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Matthew Labyorteaux, Kristy Swanson, Michael Sharrett, Anne Twomey

16. Cold Showers (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 »

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

17. Superman vs. The Elite (2012 Video)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, 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.

Creators: Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster | Director: Michael Chang | Stars: George Newbern, Pauley Perrette, Robin Atkin Downes, Dee Bradley Baker

18. 'Til There Was You (1997)

PG-13 | 113 min | Romance, Comedy

4.7
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Two strangers, whose paths are always crossing, finally meet when fate steps in.

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

19. Salem Falls (2011 TV Movie)

Crime, Drama

5.6
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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.

Writers: Jodi Picoult, Craig Bolotin, Teena Booth | Director: Bradley Walsh | Stars: James Van Der Beek, Sarah Carter, AJ Michalka, Rick Roberts

20. Beyond (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.

Writers: Susanna Alakoski, Pernilla August, Lolita Ray | Director: Pernilla August | Stars: Noomi Rapace, Ola Rapace, Outi Mäenpää, Ville Virtanen

21. Joe the King (1999)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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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.

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

22. 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.

Writers: Anthony Fingleton, Diane Fingleton | Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis, Jesse Spencer, Tim Draxl

23. Udaan (2010)

Not Rated | 134 min | Drama

8.4
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Expelled from his school, a 16-year old boy returns home to his abusive and oppressive father.

Writers: Vikramaditya Motwane, Anurag Kashyap, Satyanshu Singh, Devanshu Singh | Director: Vikramaditya Motwane | Stars: Rajat Barmecha, Sanjay Gandhi, Ronit Roy, Manjot Singh

24. 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.

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

25. Accidents Happen (2009)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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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 »

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

26. Kiss the Bride (2002)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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Three sisters find themselves battling for love and validation.

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

27. Follow Me, Boys! (1966)

Approved | 131 min | Drama, Family

7.3
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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 »

Writers: Louis Pelletier, MacKinlay Kantor | Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Vera Miles, Lillian Gish, Charles Ruggles

28. 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 »

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

29. 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.

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

30. Cousinhood (2011)

98 min | Comedy

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

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

31. Brotherly (2008)

11 min | Short, Drama

7.0
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Based on a true story of two brothers in 1970's Ohio. It tells of their abandonment by their alcoholic parents and how the brothers turned to each other for support.

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

32. A Girl at My Door (2014)

119 min | Drama

6.9
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Young-nam was a promising graduate of the police academy before she was transferred to the small seaside village, which was caused by her misconduct. On her first day to the village, she ... See full summary »

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

33. Crime + Punishment in Suburbia (2000)

R | 100 min | Drama, Thriller

5.9
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32 Metascore

This is a contemporary fable loosely based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment". Roseanne is outwardly a perfect and popular teen. However, her image is hiding the abuse at her ... See full summary »

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

34. Kill Buljo: The Movie (2007)

R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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A Norwegian parody of Kill Bill.

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

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

90 min | Drama

6.8
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An 11 year old girl (Vanessa King) accuses her father (Art Hindle) of incest.

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

36. White Teeth (2002 TV Mini-Series)

240 min | Drama, Comedy

7.4
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In 1970's 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, Philip Davis, Naomie Harris, Archie Panjabi

37. The Strange Woman (1946)

100 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.7
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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.

Writers: Herb Meadow, Ben Ames Williams | Directors: Edgar G. Ulmer, Douglas Sirk | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders, Louis Hayward, Gene Lockhart

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

86 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Set in the 1960's, a magical tale of two 12-year-olds embarking on an adventure to find new, cool parents and escape their neglected, overly adult,existence.

Writer: Brad Isaacs | Director: Brad Isaacs | Stars: Cayden Boyd, Lara Flynn Boyle, Matthew Modine, Stephen Root

39. 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.

Writers: Niklas Rådström, Jan Troell, Agneta Ulfsäter-Troell, Maja Öman | Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Maria Heiskanen, Mikael Persbrandt, Jesper Christensen, Callin Öhrvall

40. 16 Years of Alcohol (2003)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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57 Metascore

16 years of alcohol is about a skinhead named Frankie; his violent childhood, alcoholism and his love for Ska.

Writer: Richard Jobson | Director: Richard Jobson | Stars: Kevin McKidd, Laura Fraser, Susan Lynch, Stuart Sinclair Blyth

41. 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.

Writers: Kaye Gibbons, Maria Nation, William Hanley | Director: John Erman | Stars: Julie Harris, Jena Malone, Ted Levine, Glynnis O'Connor

42. Chôjin densetsu Urotsukidôji (1989 Video)

Unrated | 108 min | Animation, Fantasy, Horror

6.4
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When Overfiend is found and born in a human, he will remake the world to something more of his liking! Ripping the boundaries of the three universes (worlds) apart, it's clear that little ... See full summary »

Writers: Shô Aikawa, Michael Lawrence, Toshio Maeda | Director: Hideki Takayama | Stars: Christopher Courage, Rebel Joy, Bill Timoney, Lucy Morales

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

84 min | Drama

6.9
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Alison Dodge, a 17-year old raised by her mother, decides on her own to spend her last summer before college getting to know her father Al, who wasn't at all waiting for another eternally ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael De Guzman | Director: Sam Pillsbury | Stars: Tim Matheson, Sean Young, Edward Asner, Kristen Bell

44. The Man Who Loved Yngve (2008)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.1
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A teenage boy loses his footing when he finds himself drawn to the new boy in class.

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

45. Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi (2001)

120 min | Drama, Family

4.7
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Here is another Indian that also closely resembles another Hollywood movie. This story revolves around the lives of two look-alike sisters, who are brought up separately by their estranged ... See full summary »

Director: Rahul Rawail | Stars: Kajol, Rati Agnihotri, Rishi Kapoor, Sunil Shetty

46. Siblings (2004)

R | 85 min | Comedy

6.6
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SIBLINGS is a dark comedy about love, lust, murder and other issues of normal family life.

Writer: Jackie May | Director: David Weaver | Stars: Alex Campbell, Paul Soles, Andrew Chalmers, Samantha Weinstein

47. The Legend of the Holy Drinker (1988)

127 min | Drama

7.2
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An alcoholic man wants to return the money he has borrowed.

Writers: Tullio Kezich, Ermanno Olmi, Joseph Roth | Director: Ermanno Olmi | Stars: Rutger Hauer, Anthony Quayle, Sandrine Dumas, Dominique Pinon

48. 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.

Writers: Hubert Cornfield, S. Lee Pogostin, Robert M. Lindner | Directors: Hubert Cornfield, Stanley Kramer | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Bobby Darin, Peter Falk, Carl Benton Reid

49. The Home of Dark Butterflies (2008)

108 min | Drama

6.9
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Juhani, 14 years old and tormented by a childhood trauma, has changed several foster parents from the age of eight. He is taken to an island, where there is a boys' home, run by a strict ... See full summary »

Writers: Dome Karukoski, Leena Lander, Marko Leino | Director: Dome Karukoski | Stars: Niilo Syväoja, Tommi Korpela, Kristiina Halttu, Kati Outinen

50. Swimming Upstream (2002)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

6.4
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The scrapbook of most teenagers shows family members and friends at a picnic, at the high school basketball game, at Disneyland. Morris Bird III's, however, paints a different picture. This... See full summary »

Writers: Robert J. Emery, Don Robertson | Director: Robert J. Emery | Stars: Matt Czuchry, Ben Savage, Jeffrey DeMunn, Kelly Rutherford