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1. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
R | 180 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.
Votes: 774,175 | Gross: $116.87M
2. Brooklyn (2015)
PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Romance
An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.
Votes: 71,323 | Gross: $38.32M
3. Dirty Dancing (1987)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle.
Votes: 141,023 | Gross: $63.89M
4. The Prestige (2006)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Two stage magicians engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion.
Votes: 839,202 | Gross: $53.08M
5. The Giver (2014)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.
Votes: 85,635 | Gross: $45.09M
6. Gladiator (2000)
R | 155 min | Action, Drama, Romance
When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.
Votes: 977,832 | Gross: $187.67M
7. Hairspray (2007)
PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
Votes: 98,388 | Gross: $118.82M
8. Back to School (1986)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
To help his discouraged son get through college, a funloving and obnoxious rich businessman decides to enter the school as a student himself.
Writers: Rodney Dangerfield, Greg Fields, Dennis Snee, Steven Kampmann, William Porter, Pj Torokvei, Harold Ramis | Director: Alan Metter | Stars: Rodney Dangerfield, Sally Kellerman, Burt Young, Keith Gordon
Votes: 21,574 | Gross: $91.26M
9. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Scott Pilgrim must defeat his new girlfriend's seven evil exes in order to win her heart.
Votes: 272,622 | Gross: $31.49M
10. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama
After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.
Votes: 607,064 | Gross: $170.71M
11. Black Swan (2010)
R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller
A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity.
Votes: 549,352 | Gross: $106.95M
12. Into the Wild (2007)
R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
Votes: 424,097 | Gross: $18.35M
R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Illustrated upon the progress of his latest Broadway play, a former popular actor's struggle to cope with his current life as a wasted actor is shown.
Writers: Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo, Raymond Carver | Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough
Votes: 391,803 | Gross: $42.34M
14. Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A middle-aged husband's life changes dramatically when his wife asks him for a divorce. He seeks to rediscover his manhood with the help of a newfound friend, Jacob, learning to pick up girls at bars.
Votes: 374,149 | Gross: $84.24M
15. Youth (I) (2015)
R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A retired orchestra conductor is on holiday with his daughter and his film director best friend in the Alps when he receives an invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to perform for Prince Philip's birthday.
Votes: 40,271 | Gross: $2.70M
16. Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)
110 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.
17. The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
R | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective.
Votes: 186,423 | Gross: $21.38M
18. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
PG-13 | 146 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.
Votes: 496,359 | Gross: $424.65M
19. 500 Days of Summer (2009)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An offbeat romantic comedy about a woman who doesn't believe true love exists, and the young man who falls for her.
Votes: 374,980 | Gross: $32.39M
20. Woman in Gold (2015)
PG-13 | 109 min | Biography, Drama, History
Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.
Votes: 33,364 | Gross: $33.31M
21. A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf, who is secretly plotting to steal their parents' vast fortune.
Votes: 156,197 | Gross: $118.63M
22. Spider-Man 3 (2007)
PG-13 | 139 min | Action, Adventure
A strange black entity from another world bonds with Peter Parker and causes inner turmoil as he contends with new villains, temptations, and revenge.
Votes: 381,137 | Gross: $336.53M
23. Step Up (2006)
PG-13 | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Music
Tyler Gage receives the opportunity of a lifetime after vandalizing a performing arts school, gaining him the chance to earn a scholarship and dance with an up and coming dancer, Nora.
Votes: 90,561 | Gross: $65.27M
24. Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)
PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Romance
In Victorian England, the independent and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer; Frank Troy, a reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor.
Votes: 28,988 | Gross: $12.23M
25. Amadeus (1984)
R | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History
The incredible story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri - now confined to an insane asylum.
Votes: 269,461 | Gross: $51.60M
27. Love & Mercy (2014)
PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Music
In the 1960s, Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson struggles with emerging psychosis as he attempts to craft his avant-garde pop masterpiece. In the 1980s, he is a broken, confused man under the 24-hour watch of shady therapist Dr. Eugene Landy.
Votes: 22,911 | Gross: $12.55M
28. Primal Fear (1996)
R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An altar boy is accused of murdering a priest, and the truth is buried several layers deep.
Votes: 130,994 | Gross: $56.06M
29. Wet Hot American Summer (2001)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
Set on the last day of camp, in the hot summer of 1981, a group of counselors try to complete their unfinished business before the day ends.
Votes: 40,403 | Gross: $0.29M
30. Splash (1984)
PG | 111 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A young man is reunited with a mermaid who saves him from drowning as a boy and falls in love not knowing who/what she is.
Votes: 54,464 | Gross: $69.80M
31. Batman Returns (1992)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action
When a corrupt businessman and the grotesque Penguin plot to take control of Gotham City, only Batman can stop them, while the Catwoman has her own agenda.
Votes: 214,214 | Gross: $162.83M
32. Up in the Air (I) (2009)
R | 109 min | Drama, Romance
With a job traveling around the country firing people, Ryan Bingham enjoys his life living out of a suitcase, but finds that lifestyle threatened by the presence of a new hire and a potential love interest.
Votes: 269,558 | Gross: $83.81M
33. Blue Valentine (2010)
R | 112 min | Drama, Romance
The relationship of a contemporary married couple, charting their evolution over a span of years by cross-cutting between time periods.
Votes: 140,878 | Gross: $9.70M
34. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
PG-13 | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.
Votes: 224,275 | Gross: $45.51M
35. Jerry Maguire (1996)
R | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a sports agent has a moral epiphany and is fired for expressing it, he decides to put his new philosophy to the test as an independent with the only athlete who stays with him.
Votes: 189,271 | Gross: $153.62M
36. About a Boy (2002)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A cynical, immature young man is taught how to act like a grown-up by a little boy.
Votes: 143,724 | Gross: $40.57M
37. The Master (2012)
R | 144 min | Drama
A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader.
Votes: 104,642 | Gross: $16.38M
38. Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
A depressed musician reunites with his lover, though their romance - which has already endured several centuries - is disrupted by the arrival of her uncontrollable younger sister.
Votes: 60,519 | Gross: $1.88M
39. Angels & Demons (2009)
PG-13 | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller
Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon works to solve a murder and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican.
Votes: 207,062 | Gross: $133.38M
40. Caddyshack (1980)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Sport
An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher.
Votes: 81,293 | Gross: $39.80M
41. The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond is led to believe that he is targeted by the world's most expensive assassin while he attempts to recover sensitive solar cell technology that is being sold to the highest bidder.
Votes: 73,639 | Gross: $21.00M
42. My Girl (1991)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A young girl, on the threshold of her teen years, finds her life turning upside down, when she is accompanied by an unlikely friend.
Votes: 55,686 | Gross: $59.85M
43. Hugo (2011)
PG | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.
Votes: 244,559 | Gross: $73.82M
44. The Fighter (I) (2010)
R | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
A look at the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s.
Votes: 274,837 | Gross: $93.57M
45. Marie Antoinette (2006)
PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History
The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and to the end of her reign as queen and ultimately the fall of Versailles.
Votes: 79,608 | Gross: $15.96M
46. Major League (1989)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Sport
The new owner of the Cleveland Indians puts together a purposely horrible team so they'll lose and she can move the team. But when the plot is uncovered, they start winning just to spite her.
Votes: 48,834 | Gross: $49.80M
47. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
PG | 216 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and lead the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.
Votes: 191,854 | Gross: $6.00M
48. Kindergarten Cop (1990)
PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A tough cop is given his most difficult assignment ever: to masquerade as a kindergarten teacher in order to find a drug dealer.
Votes: 107,415 | Gross: $91.46M
49. Lovelace (2013)
R | 93 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.
Votes: 30,650 | Gross: $0.35M
50. Hancock (2008)
PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Drama
Hancock is a superhero whose ill considered behavior regularly causes damage in the millions. He changes when one person he saves helps him improve his public image.
Votes: 341,851 | Gross: $227.95M