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1. The Graduate (1967)

Approved | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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77 Metascore

Recent college graduate Benjamin Braddock is trapped into an affair with Mrs. Robinson, who happens to be the wife of his father's business partner and then finds himself falling in love with her daughter, Elaine.

Writers: Calder Willingham, Buck Henry, Charles Webb | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross, William Daniels

2. Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama | Active

7.5
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About the kids at Degrassi Community School. Centralizing around the children of the original characters from Degrassi High (1987). The show aims to deal with serious and sometimes taboo issues that plague teenagers.

Creators: Yan Moore, Linda Schuyler | Stars: Stefan Brogren, Aislinn Paul, Melinda Shankar, A.J. Saudin

3. Lords of Dogtown (2005)

PG-13 | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.1
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56 Metascore

The film follows the surf and skateboarding trends that originated in Venice, California during the 1970's.

Writer: Stacy Peralta | Director: Catherine Hardwicke | Stars: Heath Ledger, Emile Hirsch, Victor Rasuk, Johnny Knoxville

4. Battle Royale (2000)

Not Rated | 114 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.8
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81 Metascore

In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act.

Writers: Koushun Takami, Kenta Fukasaku | Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Tarô Yamamoto, Takeshi Kitano

5. Mary and Max (2009)

Not Rated | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York.

Writer: Adam Elliot | Director: Adam Elliot | Stars: Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana, Barry Humphries

6. 28 Days (2000)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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46 Metascore

A big-city newspaper columnist is forced to enter a drug and alcohol rehab center after ruining her sister's wedding and crashing a stolen limousine.

Writer: Susannah Grant | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen, Dominic West, Elizabeth Perkins

7. Fish Tank (2009)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama

7.3
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81 Metascore

Everything changes for 15-year-old Mia when her mum brings home a new boyfriend.

Writer: Andrea Arnold | Director: Andrea Arnold | Stars: Katie Jarvis, Michael Fassbender, Kierston Wareing, Rebecca Griffiths

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. Georgia Rule (2007)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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25 Metascore

Rachel comes to stay with her Grandmother Georgia for the summer leaving some obvious problems behind at home. Her alcoholic mother doesn't even stay the night before rushing back out to ... See full summary »

Writer: Mark Andrus | Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Jane Fonda, Lindsay Lohan, Felicity Huffman, Dermot Mulroney

10. Mandingo (1975)

R | 127 min | Action, Romance

6.1
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A slave owner in the 1840s trains one of his slaves to be a bare-knuckle fighter.

Writers: Kyle Onstott, Jack Kirkland, Norman Wexler | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: James Mason, Susan George, Perry King, Richard Ward

11. Bad Girls (1999–2006)

90 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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Drama about the staff and inmates of a women's prison.

Creators: Maureen Chadwick, Ann McManus, Eileen Gallagher | Stars: Victoria Alcock, Kika Mirylees, Helen Fraser, Jack Ellis

12. Slap Her, She's French! (2002)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

5.0
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44 Metascore

A French foreign-exchange student comes to a small Texas high school, befriends a classmate, and practically takes over her life.

Writers: Lamar Damon, Robert Lee King | Director: Melanie Mayron | Stars: Piper Perabo, Jane McGregor, Michael McKean, Trent Ford

13. Mini's First Time (2006)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.9
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45 Metascore

A rebellious girl hooks up with an escort agency where her stepfather is a client.

Writer: Nick Guthe | Director: Nick Guthe | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Nikki Reed, Carrie-Anne Moss, Jeff Goldblum

14. Submarino (2010)

105 min | Drama

7.6
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Two brothers meet at their mother's funeral, each in his way on a path of self-destruction, both haunted by a tragedy in their youth.

Writers: Jonas T. Bengtsson, Tobias Lindholm, Thomas Vinterberg | Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Gustav Fischer Kjærulff, Sebastian Bull Sarning, Mads Broe Andersen, Jakob Cedergren

15. Rosetta (1999)

R | 95 min | Drama

7.5
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76 Metascore

Young and impulsive Rosetta lives with her alcoholic mother and, moved by despair, she will do anything to maintain a job.

Writers: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne | Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne | Stars: Émilie Dequenne, Fabrizio Rongione, Anne Yernaux, Olivier Gourmet

16. Try Seventeen (2002)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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The story of a young man who enters college only to discover that he can learn more about life and love from his neighbors in the apartment building where he lives.

Writer: Charles Kephart | Director: Jeffrey Porter | Stars: Elijah Wood, Franka Potente, Mandy Moore, Chris William Martin

17. From the Terrace (1960)

Approved | 149 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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An ambitious young executive chooses a loveless marriage and an unfulfilling personal life in exchange for a successful Wall Street career.

Writers: John O'Hara, Ernest Lehman | Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Myrna Loy, Ina Balin

18. The Little Foxes (1941)

Passed | 116 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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The ruthless, moneyed Hubbard clan lives in, and poisons, their part of the deep South at the turn of the 20th century.

Writers: Lillian Hellman, Arthur Kober, Dorothy Parker, Alan Campbell | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Teresa Wright, Richard Carlson

19. Working the Engels (2014– )

30 min | Comedy

4.8
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A family are forced to band together to keep their heads above water when their father and breadwinner passes away, leaving them all in a mountain of debt.

Creators: Jane Ford, Katie Ford | Stars: Andrea Martin, Kacey Rohl, Azura Skye, Benjamin Arthur

20. Jailbait (2000 TV Movie)

R | 94 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance

4.2
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A popular high-school senior boy is accused of the statutory rape of a high-school sophomore girl.

Writers: Tim Garrick, Scott Russell | Director: Allan Moyle | Stars: Matt Frewer, Mary Gross, Kevin Mundy, Reagan Pasternak

21. Quid Pro Quo (I) (2008)

R | 82 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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55 Metascore

A semi-paralyzed radio reporter is sent out to investigate a story that leads him into an odd subculture and on a journey of disturbing self-realization.

Writer: Carlos Brooks | Director: Carlos Brooks | Stars: Nick Stahl, Vera Farmiga, Rachel Black, Jessica Hecht

22. The Turning (1992)

R | 91 min | Drama

4.2
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A white supremacist returns to his hometown for the first time in years to try and save his parents' relationship.

Writers: L.A. Puopolo, Chris Ceraso | Director: L.A. Puopolo | Stars: Karen Allen, Raymond J. Barry, Michael Dolan, Tess Harper

23. Brotherly (2008)

11 min | Short, Drama

7.1
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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

24. Bad Reputation (2005)

R | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.3
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A high school girl wrongly branded as the school slut embraces her 'bad reputation' and takes revenge on the kids who have made her life a living hell.

Writer: Jim Hemphill | Director: Jim Hemphill | Stars: Angelique Hennessy, Jerad Anderson, Danielle Noble, Kristina Conzen

25. Love Comes to the Executioner (2006)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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A young man is hired as the executioner at a prison where his brother sits on death row. Things get more surreal when he falls in love with his brother's ex-girlfriend -- who's imprisoned herself.

Writer: Kyle Bergersen | Director: Kyle Bergersen | Stars: Jonathan Tucker, Jeremy Renner, Ginnifer Goodwin, Christine Ebersole

26. Fred (2008– )

Comedy

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Fred, a boy with a freakishly high voice, goes on many crazy adventures.

Creator: Lucas Cruikshank | Stars: Lucas Cruikshank, Saoirse Ronan, Kelly Landry

27. Rude Awakening (1998–2001)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy

7.4
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Billie Frank, an out of work alcoholic actress, used to be somewhat of a star in her day, but now she's all washed up. With the help of her mother, Trudy, Billie tries to pick up the pieces... See full summary »

Creator: Claudia Lonow | Stars: Sherilyn Fenn, Jonathan Penner, Lynn Redgrave, Rain Pryor

28. Animal Room (1995)

R | 98 min | Drama, Thriller

5.3
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Cynical and intelligent Arnold Mosk, a known drug user, is put into a disciplinary program at his high school meant for the seriously disturbed where he becomes the main target of the psychopathic Doug Van Housen and his gang.

Writer: Craig Singer | Director: Craig Singer | Stars: Ryan Payne Bell, Dechen Thurman, Eddie Malavarca, Matthew Lillard

29. Safe Harbor (2009 TV Movie)

85 min | Drama

6.2
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Doug and Robbie are about to set sail on a long trip when they unexpectedly find themselves foster parenting a group of troubled teenage boys. The experience changes their lives for the ... See full summary »

Writer: Josef Anderson | Director: Jerry Jameson | Stars: Treat Williams, Nancy Travis, Reiley McClendon, Myra Turley

30. A Killer Within (2004)

R | 110 min | Thriller, Drama

4.9
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Addison Terrill (Howell), a Dallas attorney, comes home one night to find his wife brutally murdered with the words "We're even now" scrawled across the bedroom wall. The cops suspect he ... See full summary »

Writers: Chris Peirson, William Peirson | Director: Brad Keller | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Sean Young, Ben Browder, Dedee Pfeiffer

31. La Ciénaga (2001)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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75 Metascore

The life of two women and their families in a small provincial town of Salta, Argentina.

Writer: Lucrecia Martel | Director: Lucrecia Martel | Stars: Mercedes Morán, Graciela Borges, Martín Adjemián, Leonora Balcarce

32. Rain (III) (2001)

92 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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71 Metascore

Whilst on a family vacation on the Mahurangi Peninsula in New Zealand, 13-year-old Janey begins to realize that her parents' marriage is on the rocks.

Writers: Kirsty Gunn, Christine Jeffs | Director: Christine Jeffs | Stars: Alicia Fulford-Wierzbicki, Sarah Peirse, Marton Csokas, Alistair Browning

33. A Brother's Kiss (1997)

R | 92 min | Drama

6.3
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Two brothers, Lex and younger Mick, are living in Harlem. Mick is a policeman, and Lex, who spent youth years in reformatory because of injustice after he confronted the cop who tried to ... See full summary »

Writer: Seth Zvi Rosenfeld | Director: Seth Zvi Rosenfeld | Stars: Nick Chinlund, Michael Raynor, Justin Pierce, Joshua Danowsky

34. On the Ice (2011)

R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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59 Metascore

In Barrow, Alaska, teenagers Qalli and Aivaaq find their bond tested when a seal-hunting trip goes wrong, resulting in the death of their friend.

Writer: Andrew Okpeaha MacLean | Director: Andrew Okpeaha MacLean | Stars: Josiah Patkotak, Frank Qutuq Irelan, John Miller, Teddy Kyle Smith

35. L.A. Streetfighters (1985)

R | 85 min | Action, Drama

4.6
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A Korean immigrant in L.A. encounters difficulties when he refuses to join the all-Korean gang in his highschool.

Writers: Ji-woon Hong, Jaime Mendoza-Nava | Director: Woo-sang Park | Stars: Jun Chong, Phillip Rhee, James Lew, Rosanna King

36. Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway (1976 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.0
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15 year old Dawn runs away from what she feels is an intolerable home life. In the big city, she ends up turning to prostitution when she is unable to get a job due to her age. Life at home... See full summary »

Writer: Dalene Young | Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: Eve Plumb, Leigh McCloskey, Lynn Carlin, William Schallert

37. The Capture of the Green River Killer (2008 TV Mini-Series)

Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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A pair of girls seeking adventure beyond the their Western Washington trailer park encounter the area's most ruthless serial killer. Based on Sheriff David Reichert's book, "Chasing the ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Cavanagh, Currie Graham, Amy Davidson, Ingrid Rogers

38. Falling Angels (2003)

109 min | Drama

6.9
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The wickedly funny story of three sisters' coming of age in a wildly dysfunctional family, set against the backdrop of the 60's, free love, the Cold War, LSD and the dawn of feminism. ... See full summary »

Writers: Esta Spalding, Barbara Gowdy | Director: Scott Smith | Stars: Miranda Richardson, Kristin Adams, Monté Gagné, Callum Keith Rennie

39. Crutch (2004)

R | 88 min | Biography, Drama

5.6
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An autobiographical film taken from the experiences of writer-director Rob Moretti, CRUTCH is a coming-of-age tale about a young man's struggle with family problems and substance abuse. ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Jacks, Rob Moretti | Director: Rob Moretti | Stars: Eben Gordon, Rob Moretti, Juanita Walsh, Jennifer Laine Williams

40. The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1972)

PG | 100 min | Drama

7.5
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From the Pullizer Prize winning play by Paul Zindel, this is the story of Beatrice Hunsdorfer and her daughters, Ruth and Matilda. A middle-aged widowed eccentric, Beatrice is looking for ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Zindel, Alvin Sargent | Director: Paul Newman | Stars: Joanne Woodward, Nell Potts, Roberta Wallach, Judith Lowry

41. Terror in the Family (1996 TV Movie)

86 min | Drama

5.7
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Fifteen-year-old Deena Marten wants the same freedom every teenager craves. But when she can't have her way, her rebellious temperament erupts in violence. Her parents, Stephanie and Todd, ... See full summary »

Writer: Gregory Goodell | Director: Gregory Goodell | Stars: Joanna Kerns, Dan Lauria, Hilary Swank, Andrew Kavovit

42. Scratch (2003)

85 min | Drama

5.7
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A story of young love and early life choices.

Writers: Kim Leona, Janus Nabil Bakrawi | Director: Anders Gustafsson | Stars: Stephanie Leon, Nicolas Dufour, Christopher Læssø, Sofie Helqvist

43. A Man, His Lover and His Mother (I) (2013)

106 min | Drama

6.9
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Lorenz Meran, (40) a successful gay author suffering acute writers' block, has to leave Berlin and return to eastern Switzerland to provide care for his aged mother, Rosie. When he finds ... See full summary »

Writers: Marcel Gisler, Rudolf Nadler | Director: Marcel Gisler | Stars: Sibylle Brunner, Fabian Krüger, Judith Hofmann, Sebastian Ledesma

44. Conducta (2014)

108 min | Drama

7.5
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Aging teacher Carmela has a special heart for pupils from broken families, is challenged by the headmaster for this. The poor 12 year old Chala and Yeni, in which he is infatuated has both severe troubles on home ground.

Writer: Ernesto Daranas | Director: Ernesto Daranas | Stars: Silvia Aguila, Miriel Cejas, Yuliet Cruz, Armando Valdes Freire

45. Les Bougon: C'est aussi ça la vie (2004–2006)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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An ex-blue-collar city employee tries to blow the whistle on corruption but when he loses his job over his righteous zeal, he goes from a life of honesty to a life of screwing the system. The whole family adopts this attitude. The whole title of the show is "Les Bougons, C'est Aussi Ça La Vie" Which translates into "The Bougons, This Is Also Life"

Stars: Rémy Girard, Louison Danis, Claude Laroche, Antoine Bertrand

46. Get Your Stuff (2000)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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A wealthy professional gay couple, who wish to adopt children, see their lives turned topsy turvy when they take in two misbehaving brothers, supposedly just for one night.

Writer: Max Mitchell | Director: Max Mitchell | Stars: Cameron Watson, Anthony Meindl, Elaine Hendrix, Grady Hutt

47. The Illustrated Mum (2003 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama

7.3
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Two sisters cope with the unpredictable behaviour of their depressed, alcoholic mother.

Writers: Jacqueline Wilson, Debbie Isitt | Director: Cilla Ware | Stars: Michelle Collins, Alice Connor, Holliday Grainger, Henry Cox

48. Otra película de amor (2011)

108 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Diego and Sebastián are 2 teenagers, childhood friends that meet again in summer, which gives way to an intense friendship while they get drunk, smoke weed, and roam around the streets, ... See full summary »

Writer: Edwin Oyarce | Director: Edwin Oyarce | Stars: Benjamín Prati, Aquiles Poblete, Beba Koenig-Robert, Matilde Plaza

49. The Bastard (1968)

102 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Jason and Adam are brothers who specialize in jewel heists. Jason is betrayed by Adam, who steals his girlfriend, and has him beaten and left for dead. A female doctor nurses him back to health, and he sets about planning his revenge.

Writers: Ennio De Concini, Duccio Tessari, Mario di Nardo | Director: Duccio Tessari | Stars: Rita Hayworth, Giuliano Gemma, Klaus Kinski, Margaret Lee

50. Mummy an' the Armadillo (2004)

R | 101 min | Drama, Thriller

4.9
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A young woman stops at a rundown roadside diner during a dark and stormy night which sets in motion a series of events that bring out dark secrets, psychological quotes, and more.

Writer: J.S. Cardone | Director: J.S. Cardone | Stars: Betty Buckley, Lori Heuring, Clare Kramer, Busy Philipps