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1. The Goonies (1985)

PG | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.8
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60 Metascore

In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient valuable treasure.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman

Votes: 178,855 | Gross: $61.40M

2. Psycho (1960)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

8.5
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A Phoenix secretary steals $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin

Votes: 423,920 | Gross: $32.00M

3. Rome (2005–2007)

TV-MA | 90 min | Action, Drama, History

8.9
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A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.

Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Kerry Condon

Votes: 113,754

4. Gone Baby Gone (2007)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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72 Metascore

Two Boston area detectives investigate a little girl's kidnapping, which ultimately turns into a crisis both professionally and personally.

Director: Ben Affleck | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, Casey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan

Votes: 193,688 | Gross: $20.30M

5. Carrie (1976)

R | 98 min | Horror

7.4
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Carrie White, a shy, friendless 17 year-old girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, John Travolta

Votes: 126,219

6. The Others (2001)

PG-13 | 104 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

7.6
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74 Metascore

A woman who lives in a darkened old house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that her family home is haunted.

Director: Alejandro Amenábar | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan, Alakina Mann

Votes: 269,314 | Gross: $96.47M

7. Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama

6.7
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60 Metascore

The continuation of Joe's sexually dictated life delves into the darker aspects of her adulthood, obsessions and what led to her being in Seligman's care.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Willem Dafoe, Jamie Bell

Votes: 59,408 | Gross: $0.33M

8. Precious (II) (2009)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.3
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79 Metascore

In New York City's Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction.

Director: Lee Daniels | Stars: Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey

Votes: 87,160 | Gross: $47.54M

9. Alexander (2004)

R | 175 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

5.5
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39 Metascore

Alexander, the King of Macedonia and one of the greatest military leaders in the history of warfare, conquers much of the known world.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Colin Farrell, Anthony Hopkins, Rosario Dawson, Angelina Jolie Pitt

Votes: 139,116 | Gross: $34.29M

10. Antichrist (2009)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Horror

6.6
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49 Metascore

A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Storm Acheche Sahlstrøm

Votes: 88,530 | Gross: $0.40M

11. Animal Kingdom (2010)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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83 Metascore

A seventeen year-old navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family and the detective who thinks he can save him.

Director: David Michôd | Stars: James Frecheville, Guy Pearce, Joel Edgerton, Bryce Lindemann

Votes: 45,789 | Gross: $1.04M

12. Cinderella (1950)

Approved | 74 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.3
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When Cinderella's cruel stepmother prevents her from attending the Royal Ball, she gets some unexpected help from the lovable mice Gus and Jaq, and from her Fairy Godmother.

Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske | Stars: Ilene Woods, James MacDonald, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton

Votes: 105,022 | Gross: $34.10M

13. The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.6
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76 Metascore

In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Meryl Streep, Kimberly Elise

Votes: 86,589 | Gross: $65.95M

14. Monster-in-Law (2005)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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31 Metascore

The love life of Charlotte is reduced to an endless string of disastrous blind dates, until she meets the perfect man, Kevin. Unfortunately, his merciless mother will do anything to destroy their relationship.

Director: Robert Luketic | Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Michael Vartan, Jane Fonda, Wanda Sykes

Votes: 43,506 | Gross: $82.93M

15. Flowers in the Attic (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 86 min | Thriller

6.1
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After the sudden death of their father, four children face cruel treatment from their ruthless grandmother.

Director: Deborah Chow | Stars: Heather Graham, Ellen Burstyn, Kiernan Shipka, Mason Dye

Votes: 6,392

16. Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama

6.0
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48 Metascore

After years of mother-daughter tension, Siddalee receives a scrapbook detailing the wild adventures of the "Ya-Yas", her mother's girlhood friends.

Director: Callie Khouri | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Ellen Burstyn, Fionnula Flanagan, James Garner

Votes: 15,381 | Gross: $69.59M

17. Wild at Heart (1990)

125 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.2
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52 Metascore

Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe, J.E. Freeman

Votes: 61,590 | Gross: $14.56M

18. Ordinary People (1980)

R | 124 min | Drama

7.8
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85 Metascore

The accidental death of the older son of an affluent family deeply strains the relationships among the bitter mother, the good-natured father, and the guilt-ridden younger son.

Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch, Timothy Hutton

Votes: 35,225 | Gross: $54.80M

19. Let's Kill Ward's Wife (2014)

Unrated | 82 min | Comedy, Crime

5.4
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21 Metascore

Ward's wife is a bitch. Everyone knows it. Including Ward. After numerous conversations and ruminations on the subject amongst Ward's colorful group of friends, a fortuitous accident leads ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Foley | Stars: Amy Acker, Ava Carpinello, James Carpinello, Dagmara Dominczyk

Votes: 4,310

20. The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

Approved | 126 min | Drama, Thriller

8.0
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94 Metascore

A former prisoner of war is brainwashed as an unwitting assassin for an international Communist conspiracy.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 61,308

21. Flowers in the Attic (1987)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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Children are hidden away in the attic by their conspiring mother and grandmother.

Director: Jeffrey Bloom | Stars: Louise Fletcher, Victoria Tennant, Kristy Swanson, Jeb Stuart Adams

Votes: 7,587 | Gross: $15.15M

22. Mommie Dearest (1981)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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Mommie Dearest, best-selling memoir turned motion picture, depicts the abusive and traumatic adoptive upbringing of Christina Crawford at the hands of her mother, screen queen Joan Crawford.

Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Faye Dunaway, Diana Scarwid, Steve Forrest, Howard Da Silva

Votes: 10,604

23. White Oleander (2002)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama

7.2
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61 Metascore

A teenager journeys through a series of foster homes after her mother goes to prison for committing a crime of passion.

Director: Peter Kosminsky | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Renée Zellweger, Robin Wright, Alison Lohman

Votes: 25,622 | Gross: $16.35M

24. Shelter (II) (2007)

R | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.9
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66 Metascore

When his college dreams are sidelined by family obligations, a young man finds comfort in surfing with his best friend's brother.

Director: Jonah Markowitz | Stars: Trevor Wright, Brad Rowe, Tina Holmes, Jackson Wurth

Votes: 15,877 | Gross: $0.14M

25. Dolores Claiborne (1995)

R | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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62 Metascore

A big-city reporter travels to the small town where her mother has been arrested for the murder of an elderly woman that she works for as a maid.

Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Kathy Bates, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Christopher Plummer, Judy Parfitt

Votes: 28,395 | Gross: $24.36M

26. The Grifters (1990)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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86 Metascore

A small-time conman has torn loyalties between his estranged mother and new girlfriend--both of whom are high-stakes grifters with their own angles to play.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Anjelica Huston, John Cusack, Annette Bening, Jan Munroe

Votes: 20,906 | Gross: $13.45M

27. Space Station 76 (2014)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

4.9
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49 Metascore

A 1970s version of the future, where personalities and asteroids collide.

Director: Jack Plotnick | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Liv Tyler, Marisa Coughlan, Matt Bomer

Votes: 5,999

28. Throw Momma from the Train (1987)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.2
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A bitter ex-husband and a put-upon momma's boy both want their respective spouse and mother dead, but who will pull it off?

Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Danny DeVito, Billy Crystal, Kim Greist, Anne Ramsey

Votes: 27,172 | Gross: $57.92M

29. Lilya 4-Ever (2002)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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82 Metascore

Sixteen-year-old Lilja and her only friend, the young boy Volodja, live in Estonia, fantasizing about a better life. One day, Lilja falls in love with Andrej, who is going to Sweden, and invites Lilja to come along and start a new life.

Director: Lukas Moodysson | Stars: Oksana Akinshina, Artyom Bogucharskiy, Pavel Ponomaryov, Lyubov Agapova

Votes: 35,544 | Gross: $0.18M

30. Serial Mom (1994)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.7
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A sweet mother takes a little too much at heart for the defense of her family.

Director: John Waters | Stars: Kathleen Turner, Sam Waterston, Ricki Lake, Matthew Lillard

Votes: 21,264 | Gross: $7.88M

31. Running with Scissors (2006)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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52 Metascore

Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of Finch's bizarre extended family.

Director: Ryan Murphy | Stars: Joseph Cross, Annette Bening, Brian Cox, Gwyneth Paltrow

Votes: 20,025 | Gross: $6.75M

32. Bloody Mama (1970)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama

5.6
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A psychological gangster film based on fact. Machine gun totin' Ma Barker lead her family gang (her sons) on a crime spree in the Depression era. Her loyal brood have every perversion ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Shelley Winters, Don Stroud, Pat Hingle, Diane Varsi

Votes: 2,344

33. Sybil (1976 TV Mini-Series)

198 min | Biography, Drama

8.0
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A young woman whose childhood was so harrowing to her that she developed 16 different personalities.

Stars: Joanne Woodward, Sally Field, Brad Davis, Martine Bartlett

Votes: 5,154

34. Autumn Sonata (1978)

PG | 99 min | Drama, Music

8.3
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A married daughter who longs for her mother's love gets visited by the latter, a successful concert pianist.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Lena Nyman, Halvar Björk

Votes: 15,536

35. Carrie (2002 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 132 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.5
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Carrie White is a lonely and painfully shy teenage girl with telekinetic powers who is slowly pushed to the edge of insanity by frequent bullying from both her classmates and her domineering, religious mother.

Director: David Carson | Stars: Angela Bettis, Patricia Clarkson, Rena Sofer, Kandyse McClure

Votes: 7,770

36. Sleepwalking (2008)

R | 101 min | Drama

6.2
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40 Metascore

The drama follows a 12-year-old girl's struggle to come to terms with her mother's abandonment.

Director: Bill Maher | Stars: Charlize Theron, Nick Stahl, AnnaSophia Robb, Deborra-Lee Furness

Votes: 4,924 | Gross: $0.17M

37. Little Voice (1998)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.0
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68 Metascore

A shy reclusive lady is convinced by an invisible entity to sing. Subsequently, she finds herself noticed by a sleazy talent agent and her talent being showcased on-stage. She also meets a kind but nervous man who becomes her best friend.

Director: Mark Herman | Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Jane Horrocks, Michael Caine, Ewan McGregor

Votes: 13,906 | Gross: $4.60M

38. Gracie's Choice (2004 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Drama

7.8
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A teenage girl tries to raise her three half-brothers and one half-sister on her own after their drug-addicted mother is sent to jail.

Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Kristen Bell, Diane Ladd, Shedrack Anderson III, Anne Heche

Votes: 2,635

39. A Patch of Blue (1965)

Unrated | 105 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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A blind, uneducated white girl is befriended by a black man, who becomes determined to help her escape her impoverished and abusive home life.

Director: Guy Green | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Shelley Winters, Elizabeth Hartman, Wallace Ford

Votes: 5,477

40. Early Awakening Report (1973)

X | 87 min | Comedy

5.2
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A series of morality stories told by a social welfare case worker, centering around the budding sexuality of young teens... See full synopsis »

Director: Ernst Hofbauer | Stars: Harald Baerow, Hans Billian, Ulrike Butz, Elke Deuringer

Votes: 143

41. Lord of Darkness (2012)

R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

4.5
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Scottish cannibal Sawney Bean and his murderous, inbred family are responsible for over a thousand murders over the centuries.

Director: Ricky Wood | Stars: David Hayman, Samuel Feeney, Gavin Mitchell, William Houston

Votes: 996

42. In the Best Interest of the Children (1992 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

7.2
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Fact-based story of a legal battle fought over custody of five siblings.

Director: Michael Ray Rhodes | Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Sally Struthers, Lexi Randall, Gary Graham

Votes: 302

43. Wild Tigers I Have Known (2006)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama

6.2
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52 Metascore

A lyrical telling of the coming of age of a 13-year-old boy who learns to cope with his newfound sexuality and his unrequited love for the cool kid in school.

Director: Cam Archer | Stars: Malcolm Stumpf, Patrick White, Max Paradise, Fairuza Balk

Votes: 1,813 | Gross: $0.01M

44. Touchless (2013)

72 min | Drama, Thriller

4.7
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Jolana (18) is an object of her stepfather's desire. She is unable to cope, especially when her own mother turns a blind eye. Those events are heavily paid for when she finds herself ... See full summary »

Director: Matej Chlupacek | Stars: Krystof Hádek, Adrian Jastraban, Petra Lustigová, Ondrej Malý

Votes: 86

45. Tree of Knowledge (1981)

101 min | Drama

7.3
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As a group of Danish children pass into adolescence, gradually the most popular girl becomes an outcast, for trivial reasons that she never understands.

Director: Nils Malmros | Stars: Eva Gram Schjoldager, Jan Johansen, Line Arlien-Søborg, Marian Wendelbo

Votes: 1,067

46. The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom (1993 TV Movie)

R | 99 min | Biography, Comedy, Thriller

6.7
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Err, the title is almost a summary itself. Based on the true story of a Texas mom who tries to hire a hitman (through her ex's brother) to kill either or both a cheerleader and her mother. ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Holly Hunter, Beau Bridges, Swoosie Kurtz, Elizabeth Ruscio

Votes: 1,110

47. Mistletoe Over Manhattan (2011 TV Movie)

88 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

6.3
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After sensing her husband is losing his Christmas spirit, Mrs. Claus travels to a place where she knows the spirit of Christmas still exists: New York City.

Director: John Bradshaw | Stars: Tricia Helfer, Greg Bryk, Tedde Moore, Ken Hall

Votes: 564

48. Christmas in Palm Springs (2014)

84 min | Family

5.7
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Jessica has a big presentation in Palm Springs. There are a couple of problems though: her two kids who will do anything to get mom and dad back together again - even if they have to hack ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Olen Ray | Stars: Patrick Muldoon, Dina Meyer, Ian Ziering, Bill Cobbs

Votes: 103

49. The Candy Snatchers (1973)

R | 94 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

6.5
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An abused autistic boy is the sole witness to the kidnapping of a teenage heiress.

Director: Guerdon Trueblood | Stars: Tiffany Bolling, Ben Piazza, Susan Sennett, Brad David

Votes: 846

50. Mommy (1995)

89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.0
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After twelve-year-old Jessica-Ann's teacher breaks her neck, Jessica-Ann starts suspecting her cold and overprotective mother as the killer.

Director: Max Allan Collins | Stars: Patty McCormack, Rachel Lemieux, Jason Miller, Brinke Stevens

Votes: 278