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1. The Addams Family (1991)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.8
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Con artists plan to fleece an eccentric family using an accomplice who claims to be their long-lost uncle.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Dan Hedaya

Votes: 101,789 | Gross: $113.50M

2. Annie (2014)

PG | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.3
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33 Metascore

A foster kid, who lives with her mean foster mom, sees her life change when business tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in.

Director: Will Gluck | Stars: Quvenzhané Wallis, Cameron Diaz, Jamie Foxx, Rose Byrne

Votes: 27,062 | Gross: $85.91M

3. Dick Tracy (1990)

PG | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.1
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The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.

Director: Warren Beatty | Stars: Warren Beatty, Madonna, Al Pacino, Charlie Korsmo

Votes: 49,387 | Gross: $103.74M

4. Flash Gordon (1980)

PG | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.5
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63 Metascore

A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless to save Earth.

Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Max von Sydow, Topol

Votes: 39,946

5. The Boondocks (2005– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.4
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Based on the comic strip, Huey and Riley move away from the city and out to the suburbs with their irascible grandfather. Biting socio-political commentary ensues.

Stars: Regina King, John Witherspoon, Gary Anthony Williams, Cedric Yarbrough

Votes: 22,298

6. The Phantom (1996)

PG | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.9
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The Phantom, descendent of a line of African superheroes, travels to New York City to thwart a wealthy criminal genius from obtaining three magic skulls which would give him the secret to ultimate power.

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Billy Zane, Kristy Swanson, Treat Williams, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Votes: 28,492 | Gross: $17.30M

7. Popeye (1980)

PG | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.2
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48 Metascore

The adventures of the sailor man and his friends in the seaside town of Sweethaven.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Robin Williams, Shelley Duvall, Ray Walston, Paul Dooley

Votes: 24,673 | Gross: $50.00M

8. The Peanuts Movie (2015)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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67 Metascore

Snoopy embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their arch-nemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home to win the love of his life.

Director: Steve Martino | Stars: Noah Schnapp, Bill Melendez, Hadley Belle Miller, Francesca Capaldi

Votes: 33,507 | Gross: $130.17M

9. Over the Hedge (2006)

PG | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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67 Metascore

A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating...and learns a lesson about family himself.

Directors: Tim Johnson, Karey Kirkpatrick | Stars: Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling, Steve Carell, Wanda Sykes

Votes: 133,054 | Gross: $155.02M

10. Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979–1981)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.9
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A 20th century astronaut emerges out of 500 years of suspended animation into a future time to become Earth's greatest hero.

Stars: Gil Gerard, Erin Gray, Felix Silla, Mel Blanc

Votes: 5,379

11. Dennis the Menace (1993)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family

5.5
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When his parents have to go out of town, Dennis stays with Mr. and Mrs. Wilson. The little menace is driving Mr. Wilson crazy, but Dennis is just trying to be helpful. Even to the thief who's arrived in town.

Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Walter Matthau, Mason Gamble, Joan Plowright, Christopher Lloyd

Votes: 46,452 | Gross: $51.27M

12. Tamara Drewe (2010)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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64 Metascore

A young newspaper writer returns to her hometown in the English countryside, where her childhood home is being prepped for sale.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Gemma Arterton, Luke Evans, Dominic Cooper, Roger Allam

Votes: 17,834 | Gross: $0.56M

13. Garfield (2004)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

5.0
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27 Metascore

Jon Arbuckle buys a second pet, a dog named Odie. However, Odie is then abducted and it is up to Jon's cat, Garfield, to find and rescue the canine.

Director: Peter Hewitt | Stars: Breckin Meyer, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Stephen Tobolowsky, Bill Murray

Votes: 62,707 | Gross: $75.37M

14. Fritz the Cat (1972)

Unrated | 78 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.3
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A hypocritical swinging college student cat raises hell in a satiric vision of various elements on the 1960s.

Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Skip Hinnant, Rosetta LeNoire, John McCurry, Judy Engles

Votes: 8,734

15. Marmaduke (2010)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Family

4.2
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30 Metascore

A suburban family moves to a new neighborhood with their large yet lovable Great Dane, who has a tendency to wreak havoc in his own oblivious way.

Director: Tom Dey | Stars: Owen Wilson, Judy Greer, Lee Pace, Emma Stone

Votes: 11,777 | Gross: $33.64M

16. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.1
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Television episodes built around the same sorts of incidents found in Hank Ketcham's long-running comic strip.

Stars: Jay North, Gloria Henry, Herbert Anderson, Billy Booth

Votes: 1,275

17. Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)

G | 85 min | Family, Animation, Adventure

7.2
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A young boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of until he unleashes a century old secret that may not only destroy this ... See full summary »

Directors: Masami Hata, William T. Hurtz | Stars: Gabriel Damon, Mickey Rooney, Rene Auberjonois, Danny Mann

Votes: 5,660 | Gross: $1.37M

18. Beakman's World (1992– )

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.6
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A wacky scientist and his companions answer viewer questions about science.

Stars: Paul Zaloom, Mark Ritts, Eliza Schneider, Alanna Ubach

Votes: 1,786

19. Garfield and Friends (1988–1995)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.3
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Stories about Garfield the cat, Odie the dog, their owner Jon and the trouble they get into, and Orson the Pig and his adventures on a farm with fellow farm animals.

Stars: Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger, Howard Morris

Votes: 8,415

20. The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik Yak (1984)

R | 87 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.2
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Gwendoline arrives in China in a box, and is helped out of her immediate predicament by a female contact and a devil-may-care adventurer. She's on a mission to find her father, who was last... See full summary »

Director: Just Jaeckin | Stars: Tawny Kitaen, Brent Huff, Zabou Breitman, Bernadette Lafont

Votes: 2,021

21. Modesty Blaise (1966)

119 min | Comedy

5.2
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A spy spoof in the 60s tradition featuring the comic book heroine Modesty Blaise set in the Italian Mediterranean.

Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Monica Vitti, Terence Stamp, Dirk Bogarde, Harry Andrews

Votes: 1,974

22. Flash Gordon (1936)

Approved | 245 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Three earthlings visit the planet Mongo to thwart the evil schemes of Emperor Ming the Merciless.

Directors: Frederick Stephani, Ray Taylor | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton, Priscilla Lawson

Votes: 1,675

23. Flash Gordon (2007–2008)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.8
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Hometown Celebrity Steven "Flash" Gordon discovers a secret his father tried desperately to keep hidden. He then embarks on a journey to another dimension in hopes of finding his father who... See full summary »

Stars: Eric Johnson, Gina Holden, Karen Cliche, Jody Racicot

Votes: 2,706

24. Dennis the Menace Strikes Again! (1998 Video)

G | 75 min | Family, Comedy

4.3
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Hey, Mr. Wilson! It's another Dennis the Menace movie! The day starts out fine, it's Mr. Wilson's birthday and guess who shows up uninvited? Dennis and a few of his bug friends. After ... See full summary »

Director: Charles T. Kanganis | Stars: Don Rickles, George Kennedy, Justin Cooper, Betty White

Votes: 3,107

25. Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)

PG | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A 20th century astronaut emerges out of 500 years of suspended animation into a future time where Earth is threatened by alien invaders.

Director: Daniel Haller | Stars: Gil Gerard, Erin Gray, Pamela Hensley, Henry Silva

Votes: 3,558

26. A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965 TV Short)

TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.4
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Repelled by the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find the true meaning of Christmas.

Director: Bill Melendez | Stars: Ann Altieri, Chris Doran, Sally Dryer, Bill Melendez

Votes: 23,583

27. Annie: A Royal Adventure! (1995 TV Movie)

G | 92 min | Family, Musical

5.0
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Annie is back! Along with her friends Molly, Hannah, her dog Sandy, and her wealthy father Oliver Warbucks. They take a trip to England where Oliver Warbucks is going to be Knighted by the ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Toynton | Stars: Ashley Johnson, Joan Collins, George Hearn, Ian McDiarmid

Votes: 491

28. The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (1974)

R | 77 min | Animation, Comedy

5.4
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Fritz the Cat may have lost one of his lives in the comics, but in his new movie, he has eight more lives left to go! While his wife screams at him, Fritz lights up a joint and reminiscences about what could have been.

Director: Robert Taylor | Stars: Skip Hinnant, Reva Rose, Bob Holt, Robert Ridgely

Votes: 2,117

29. Prince Valiant (1997)

PG-13 | 91 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

5.1
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In a time now lost in the mists of memory, the great King Arthur rules in the legendary citadel that is Camelot. His Knights of the Round Table commit acts of derring-do and spend their ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Hickox | Stars: Stephen Moyer, Katherine Heigl, Thomas Kretschmann, Edward Fox

Votes: 1,786

30. Prince Valiant (1954)

Approved | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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A young Viking prince strives to become a knight in King Arthur's Court and restore his exiled father to his rightful throne.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: James Mason, Janet Leigh, Robert Wagner, Debra Paget

Votes: 1,873

31. Wild Palms (1993– )

300 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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A multi-national corporation attempts to take over America while small pockets of resistance hold out against rampant technology.

Stars: Jim Belushi, Dana Delany, Robert Loggia, Kim Cattrall

Votes: 1,726

32. Brenda Starr (1989)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

4.6
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Mike is a struggling artist who draws the 'Brenda Starr' strip for the papers. When Brenda comes to life in the strip and sees how unappreciated she is by Mike, she leaves the strip. To get... See full summary »

Director: Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: Brooke Shields, Timothy Dalton, Tony Peck, Diana Scarwid

Votes: 844

33. Defenders of the Earth (1986– )

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Four of the greatest comic strip heroes join forces to battle Ming the Merciless.

Stars: Loren Lester, Peter Renaday, Peter Mark Richman, Sarah Partridge

Votes: 861

34. It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966 TV Special)

25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.2
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The Peanuts gang celebrates Halloween while Linus waits for the Great Pumpkin.

Director: Bill Melendez | Stars: Peter Robbins, Christopher Shea, Sally Dryer, Kathy Steinberg

Votes: 11,642

35. Footrot Flats: The Dog's Tale (1987)

71 min | Animation, Comedy

7.2
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Featuring the characters from Murray Ball's "Footrot Flats", (New Zealands most beloved local cartoon strip ). Questions to be answered include: Will Wal Footrot win the affections of ... See full summary »

Director: Murray Ball | Stars: John Clarke, Peter Rowley, Rawiri Paratene, Fiona Samuel

Votes: 696

36. The Legend of Prince Valiant (1991–1994)

22 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

7.5
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After his castle is taken over; Valiant, Prince of Thule, has a dream in which King Arthur calls him to Camelot. Valiant heeds the advice of the dream and sets out on a quest to find the ... See full summary »

Stars: Robby Benson, Michael Horton, Noelle North, Alan Oppenheimer

Votes: 443

37. Little Orphan Annie (1932)

70 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Daddy Warbucks has to go on a long trip, leaving Annie alone. While wandering the street, Sandy leads Annie to discover Mickey, who is crying. Mickey's grandmother recently died, and he is ... See full summary »

Director: John S. Robertson | Stars: Mitzi Green, Buster Phelps, May Robson, Matt Moore

Votes: 39

38. My Name Is Modesty: A Modesty Blaise Adventure (2004)

R | 78 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.6
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When her surrogate father who owns the casino she works in gets murdered, Modesty Blaise takes on those that killed him and are now at the casino to rob it. It turns out she is more than just a modest worker.

Director: Scott Spiegel | Stars: Alexandra Staden, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Raymond Cruz, Fred Pearson

Votes: 2,167

39. Flash Gordon (1979–1982)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.2
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The adventures of the comic strip space hero and his friends as they battle the tyranny of Ming the Merciless on the planet Mongo.

Stars: Robert Ridgely, Alan Oppenheimer, Diane Pershing, Allan Melvin

Votes: 564

40. Ri¢hie Ri¢h's Christmas Wish (1998 Video)

G | 84 min | Family, Comedy

4.1
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After getting blamed for spoiling Christmas, the richest kid in the world wishes he'd never been born. Unfortunately, a wishing machine, invented by professor Keenbean, picked up the wish ... See full summary »

Director: John Murlowski | Stars: David Gallagher, Eugene Levy, Keene Curtis, Jake Richardson

Votes: 1,595

41. Dick Tracy (1945)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Crime, Film-Noir

6.0
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Police detective Dick Tracy must identify and apprehend a serial killer known as Splitface.

Director: William Berke | Stars: Morgan Conway, Anne Jeffreys, Mike Mazurki, Jane Greer

Votes: 864

42. Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940)

Approved | 220 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure

7.1
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Flash and his friends return to planet Mongo for an antidote to the Purple Death. But Ming the Merciless has other plans for them...

Directors: Ford Beebe, Ray Taylor | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Carol Hughes, Charles Middleton, Anne Gwynne

Votes: 906

43. A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (1973 TV Special)

30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.8
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Peppermint Patty invites herself and her friends over to Charlie Brown's for Thanksgiving, and with Linus, Snoopy, and Woodstock, he attempts to throw together a Thanksgiving dinner.

Directors: Bill Melendez, Phil Roman | Stars: Todd Barbee, Robin Kohn, Stephen Shea, Hilary Momberger

Votes: 5,983

44. Dennis the Menace (1986–1988)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

6.3
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Animated series based on the classic comic strip by Hank Ketcham. America's most well-known little terror, Dennis the Menace, gets into numerous scrapes and adventures with his dog Ruff and... See full summary »

Stars: Brennan Thicke, Jeannie Elias, Marilyn Lightstone, Sharon Noble

Votes: 3,490

45. Garfield Gets Real (2007 Video)

75 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

4.6
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Follow Garfield behind the scenes in Cartoon World where he grows bored with his life as a comic strip star.

Directors: Mark A.Z. Dippé, Kyung Ho Lee | Stars: Frank Welker, Rajia Baroudi, Gregg Berger, Jennifer Darling

Votes: 1,567

46. Heathcliff (1980–1984)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

6.7
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Scruffy Alley cat rules his neighborhood. Rejected monsters drive about doing odd jobs. Clumsy, lovable great dane gets into mischief without meaning to.

Stars: Mel Blanc, Henry Corden, June Foray, Frank Welker

Votes: 1,284

47. Phantom 2040 (1994– )

30 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.3
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The 24th Phantom, the 'Ghost Who Walks,' battles crimes in the future of 2040.

Stars: Scott Valentine, Margot Kidder, J.D. Hall, Jeff Bennett

Votes: 434

48. Wicked City (1992)

Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.7
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Taki is assigned to go after Daishu, a businessman who is suspected by the police to be selling the drug "happiness", a drug from the Rapter's world that causes people to "evaporate" if ... See full summary »

Director: Tai Kit Mak | Stars: Leon Lai, Michelle Reis, Jacky Cheung, Roy Cheung

Votes: 621

49. Popeye the Sailor (1933)

Passed | 7 min | Animation, Short, Musical

7.8
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Popeye begins his movie career by singing his theme song, demonstrating his strength at a carnival, dancing the hula with Betty Boop, pummeling Bluto, eating his spinach and saving Olive Oyl from certain doom on the railroad tracks.

Director: Dave Fleischer | Stars: William Costello, William Pennell, Bonnie Poe

Votes: 1,174

50. Rupert (1991–1997)

TV-Y7 | Animation, Family

7.2
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The adventures of a young bear named Rupert who unintentionally ends up in faraway/mystical places, but at the end manages to make it back safely to his home of Nutwood.

Stars: Julie Lemieux, Valerie Boyle, Guy Bannerman, Torquil Campbell

Votes: 1,032