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1. Hairspray (2007)

PG | 117 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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81 Metascore

Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

Writers: Leslie Dixon, John Waters, Mark O'Donnell, Thomas Meehan | Director: Adam Shankman | Stars: John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Nikki Blonsky, Michelle Pfeiffer

2. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

R | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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80 Metascore

A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.

Writer: Michael Arndt | Directors: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris | Stars: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Greg Kinnear, Abigail Breslin

3. Pain & Gain (2013)

R | 129 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.5
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45 Metascore

A trio of bodybuilders in Florida get caught up in an extortion ring and a kidnapping scheme that goes terribly wrong.

Writers: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, Pete Collins | Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie, Tony Shalhoub

4. Machete Kills (2013)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.7
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41 Metascore

The U.S. government recruits Machete to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space.

Writers: Kyle Ward, Robert Rodriguez, Marcel Rodriguez | Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Danny Trejo, Alexa PenaVega, Mel Gibson, Jessica Alba

5. Scary Movie (2000)

R | 88 min | Comedy

6.2
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48 Metascore

A year after disposing the body of a man they accidently killed, a group of dumb teenagers are stalked by a bumbling serial killer.

Writers: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Buddy Johnson, Phil Beauman, Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer | Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans | Stars: Anna Faris, Jon Abrahams, Marlon Wayans, Carmen Electra

6. Whip It (2009)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Sport

6.9
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68 Metascore

In Bodeen, Texas, an indie-rock loving misfit finds a way of dealing with her small-town misery after she discovers a roller derby league in nearby Austin.

Writer: Shauna Cross | Director: Drew Barrymore | Stars: Ellen Page, Drew Barrymore, Kristen Wiig, Sarah Habel

7. Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (2013)

R | 92 min | Comedy

6.6
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54 Metascore

86-year-old Irving Zisman takes a trip from Nebraska to North Carolina to take his 8 year-old grandson, Billy, back to his real father.

Writers: Johnny Knoxville, Spike Jonze, Jeff Tremaine, Fax Bahr, Adam Small | Director: Jeff Tremaine | Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Jackson Nicoll, Greg Harris, Georgina Cates

8. Miss Congeniality (2000)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.1
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43 Metascore

An FBI agent must go undercover in the Miss United States beauty pageant to prevent a group from bombing the event.

Writers: Marc Lawrence, Katie Ford, Caryn Lucas | Director: Donald Petrie | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine, Benjamin Bratt, Candice Bergen

9. I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)

R | 100 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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52 Metascore

Four teens are in great danger one year after their car hits a stranger whose body they dump in the sea.

Writers: Lois Duncan, Kevin Williamson | Director: Jim Gillespie | Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche, Ryan Phillippe

10. Geek Charming (2011 TV Movie)

TV-G | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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To win a school popularity contest, a high school diva permits a film club classmate to record her popular life, but the film starts documenting her decline instead.

Writers: Robin Palmer, Elizabeth Hackett, Hilary Galanoy | Director: Jeffrey Hornaday | Stars: Sarah Hyland, Matt Prokop, Sasha Pieterse, Jordan Nichols

11. Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

6.5
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28 Metascore

A small town beauty pageant turns deadly as it becomes clear that someone will go to any lengths to win.

Writer: Lona Williams | Director: Michael Patrick Jann | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Denise Richards, Ellen Barkin, Allison Janney

12. Soldier's Girl (2003 TV Movie)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.1
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The true story of the price a young soldier paid for falling in love with a transsexual night-club performer.

Writer: Ron Nyswaner | Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Troy Garity, Lee Pace, Andre Braugher, Shawn Hatosy

13. The Muppet Movie (1979)

G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.7
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69 Metascore

Kermit and his new found friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog-legs merchant is after Kermit.

Writers: Jack Burns, Jerry Juhl | Director: James Frawley | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

14. The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)

R | 91 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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64 Metascore

The life of Bettie Page, a 1950s pin-up model and one of the first sex icons in America, who became the target of a Senate investigation due to her risqué bondage photos.

Writers: Mary Harron, Guinevere Turner | Director: Mary Harron | Stars: Gretchen Mol, Lili Taylor, Chris Bauer, Jared Harris

15. Toddlers and Tiaras (2009– )

Reality-TV

1.8
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A look at the world of child beauty pageants.

Creator: Doug Mirabello | Stars: MaKenzie Myers, Dawn Rochelle, Wendy Lee Dickey, Alana Thompson

16. Beautiful (2000)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Comedy

5.3
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23 Metascore

Mona sacrifices everything, including family, in pursuit of a beauty pageant victory. Her friend Ruby helps her to an amazing degree.

Writer: Jon Bernstein | Director: Sally Field | Stars: Minnie Driver, Hallie Kate Eisenberg, Joey Lauren Adams, Kathleen Turner

17. 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

18. Miss Bala (2011)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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80 Metascore

After entering a beauty contest in Tijuana, a young woman witnesses drug-related murders and is forced to do the gang's bidding.

Writers: Mauricio Katz, Gerardo Naranjo | Director: Gerardo Naranjo | Stars: Stephanie Sigman, Irene Azuela, Jose Yenque, James Russo

19. Chasing Papi (2003)

PG | 80 min | Comedy, Romance

4.7
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33 Metascore

The successful and handsome wolf executive of the cosmetic industry Thomas Fuentes has three sexy Latin girlfriends: in Miami, the waitress Cici; in Chicago, the intellectual lawyer Lorena;... See full summary »

Writers: Laura Angelica Simon, Steve Antin, Alison Balian, Elizabeth Sarnoff | Director: Linda Mendoza | Stars: Eduardo Verástegui, Roselyn Sanchez, Sofía Vergara, Jaci Velasquez

20. The King of Marvin Gardens (1972)

R | 103 min | Drama

6.5
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'It's Monopoly out there'. Jason Staebler, The King of Marvin Gardens, has gone directly to jail, lives on the Boardwalk and fronts for the local mob in Atlantic City. He is also a dreamer ... See full summary »

Writers: Jacob Brackman, Bob Rafelson | Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Bruce Dern, Ellen Burstyn, Julia Anne Robinson

21. The Next Best Thing (2000)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.6
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25 Metascore

Abbie, tired of failed relationships, has a one-night-stand with her gay friend; they agree to raise the resulting baby together.

Writer: Tom Ropelewski | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Madonna, Rupert Everett, Benjamin Bratt, Illeana Douglas

22. Miss India America (2015)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

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Lily Prasad competes for Miss India America title.

Writers: Ravi Kapoor, Meera Simhan | Director: Ravi Kapoor | Stars: Tiya Sircar, Hannah Simone, Kosha Patel, Meera Simhan

23. Happy, Texas (1999)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.3
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62 Metascore

Two escaped convicts arrive in the town of Happy, Texas, where they are mistaken for a gay couple who is to host the town's Little Miss Fresh Squeezed beauty pageant. Enjoying the celebrity... See full summary »

Writers: Ed Stone, Mark Illsley, Phil Reeves | Director: Mark Illsley | Stars: Jeremy Northam, Steve Zahn, William H. Macy, Ally Walker

24. Sweet Movie (1974)

Unrated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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The intercut story of two women: a nearly-mute beauty queen who descends into withdrawal and madness, and another who captains a ship laden with candy and sugar, luring men and boys aboard ... See full summary »

Writers: France Gallagher, Dusan Makavejev, Martin Malina | Director: Dusan Makavejev | Stars: Carole Laure, Pierre Clémenti, Anna Prucnal, Sami Frey

25. Nightmare in Columbia County (1991 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.0
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The recounting of a terrible crime that wracked a family and galvanized police in South Carolina in the 1980's.

Writer: John Robert Bensink | Director: Roger Young | Stars: William Devane, Jeri Ryan, Michele Abrams, Nick Searcy

26. Smile (1975)

PG | 113 min | Comedy

7.2
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It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful ... See full summary »

Writer: Jerry Belson | Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Bruce Dern, Barbara Feldon, Michael Kidd, Geoffrey Lewis

27. The World Before Her (2012)

TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary

7.5
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77 Metascore

Two young women follow completely divergent paths in the new, modernizing India-one wants to become Miss India, the other is a fierce Hindu Nationalist prepared to kill and die for her beliefs.

Writer: Nisha Pahuja | Director: Nisha Pahuja | Stars: Pooja Chopra, Marc Robinson, Ankita Shorey, Ruhi Singh

28. Everybody's All-American (1988)

R | 127 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.2
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A Louisiana football legend struggles to deal with life's complexities after his college career is over.

Writers: Frank Deford, Thomas Rickman | Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Jessica Lange, Dennis Quaid, Timothy Hutton, John Goodman

29. Miss Firecracker (1989)

PG | 102 min | Comedy

6.0
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Carnelle isn't happy with her life, so in order to improve herself she enters a local beauty contest, trying to emulate her cousin Elain's win many years ago. Few think she can win, even ... See full summary »

Writer: Beth Henley | Director: Thomas Schlamme | Stars: Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen, Tim Robbins, Alfre Woodard

30. Dangerous Curves (1988)

PG | 93 min | Comedy

3.6
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Two college student decide to go spend some quality time at a beauty pageant with the help of their Porsche.

Writers: Paul Brown, Michael Dugan, Michael Zand | Director: David Lewis | Stars: Tate Donovan, Grant Heslov, Danielle von Zerneck, Valerie Breiman

31. Pageant (2008)

95 min | Documentary

7.0
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A portrait of five men competing in the Miss Gay America pageant.

Writers: Ron Davis, Stewart Halpern-Fingerhut | Directors: Ron Davis, Stewart Halpern-Fingerhut | Stars: Carl Glorioso, Victor Bowling, Robert Martin, David Lowman

32. Miss All-American Beauty (1982 TV Movie)

96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.2
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After winning a beauty contest in Texas, a teen-aged girl is unprepared for the demands of travel, press conferences and interviews that go with winning the title and participating in a national beauty pageant.

Writers: Nancy Audley, Emily Tracy | Director: Gus Trikonis | Stars: Diane Lane, Cloris Leachman, David Dukes, Jayne Meadows

33. Keep Smiling (2012)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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10 women, seven of them belonging to the poorest population, are desperately trying to win a beauty contest for mothers who have more than 3 children. The winner will get an apartment and $25000.

Writer: Rusudan Chkonia | Director: Rusudan Chkonia | Stars: Ia Sukhitashvili, Gia Roinishvili, Olga Babluani, Tamar Bukhnikashvili

34. The Naked Truth (1992)

92 min | Comedy

2.6
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Two friends, both named Frank, accidentally obtain a suitcase at the airport. It contains incriminating evidence against a mafia boss, who sends his Terminator-like lackie to find them. The... See full summary »

Writers: Kirk Ellis, Nico Mastorakis | Director: Nico Mastorakis | Stars: Robert Caso, Kevin Schon, Courtney Gibbs, Herb Edelman

35. Pretty the Series (2010– )

Comedy

8.8
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These are the trials and tribulations of the Champagne family, and all their collective friends and enemies, on their bumpy road to temporary reality stardom.

Stars: Dee Freeman, Stace McQueen, Sam Pancake, Terri Simmons

36. Miss Nude America (1976)

R | 82 min | Documentary

6.3
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A "Felliniesque" journey into the heart of the insatiable American dream; A slice of quintessential Americana, depicted with candor, pathos and humor.

Director: James P. Blake | Stars: Dick Drost, Rainbow, Harry Reems

37. Miss Universe 2014 (2015 TV Special)

Reality-TV

6.0
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Writer: Jordan Rubin | Director: Ron de Moraes | Stars: Thomas Roberts, Natalie Morales, Jeannie Mai, Prince Royce

38. Manay po 2: Overload (2008)

105 min | Comedy

5.9
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Writers: Lily Y. Monteverde, Dinno Erece | Director: Joel Lamangan | Stars: Rufa Mae Quinto, Cherry Pie Picache, Polo Ravales, John Prats

39. Screwball Hotel (1988)

R | 101 min | Comedy

3.8
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Three boys drop out of military school. They get jobs working at a hotel, but it's about to go under. They decide to help the owner raise enough money to stay in business. They prove that ... See full summary »

Writers: Nick Holeris, Sam Kaufman, Phil Kueber, B.K. Roderick, Charlie Wiener | Director: Rafal Zielinski | Stars: Michael Bendetti, Andrew Zeller, Jeff Greenman, Lori Deann Pallett

40. Bekikang: Ang nanay kong beki (2013)

110 min | Comedy

6.0
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Bekikang is left and abandoned with a baby boy by friend, Fortunato. He loves and raises the child as his own flesh and blood. When things are going so well between Bekikang and the child, ... See full summary »

Writer: Wenn V. Deramas | Director: Wenn V. Deramas | Stars: Joey Paras, Tom Rodriguez, Tirso Cruz III, Lassy

41. Fag Hag (1998)

73 min | Comedy

3.7
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A pathological liar and an HIV-positive rapper join forces to take a small gay community by storm. Featuring a cameo by Wil Wheaton (Stand By Me)!

Writer: Damion Dietz | Director: Damion Dietz | Stars: Stephanie Kirchen, Damion Dietz, Saadia Billman, Darryl Theirse

42. Round Trip to Heaven (1992)

R | 97 min | Comedy

3.3
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Since Larry works at a garage, he gets to use one of the Rolls Royces. There is only one problem, there is a briefcase full of money in the trunk. So when Larry and his cousin Steve decide ... See full summary »

Writers: Shuki Levy, Winston Richard | Director: Alan Roberts | Stars: Ray Sharkey, Earl Finn, Frank Torres, Gunter Simon

43. Swimsuit Centerfold (2015– )

60 min | Drama, Reality-TV | Pre-production

Ready for the world's hottest new reality TV show and swimsuit pageant? Set in the heart of tropical Cancun, Swimsuit Centerfold follows contestants through all of the adventures, thrills, and drama of this high stakes beauty competition.

Stars: Mindy Robinson, Jennifer Bock, Marcos Daniel Ferreira, James Matador

44. Cut Sleeve Boys (2006)

86 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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45 Metascore

Two British Chinese gay men decides to re-examine their lives following a death of their friend. Mel sleeps around whilst rejecting the love of Todd and Ash decides to cross dress to find his knight in shining armour.

Writer: Ray Yeung | Director: Ray Yeung | Stars: Chowee Leow, Steven Lim, Gareth Rhys Davis, Neil Collie

45. Miss Europe (1930)

93 min | Drama

7.0
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Lucienne, typist and gorgeous bathing beauty, decides to enter the 'Miss Europe' pageant sponsored by the French newspaper she works for. She finds her jealous lover Andre violently ... See full summary »

Writers: René Clair, Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Director: Augusto Genina | Stars: Louise Brooks, Georges Charlia, Augusto Bandini, André Nicolle

46. Can't Stop Dancing (1999)

90 min | Comedy

5.9
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A Topeka, Kansas fun park dance troupe led by a 260 pound dancer (Ben Zook) learns that the park is going to close. Their leader convinces the group, now named "The Stupendous Six", to join... See full summary »

Writers: Stephen David, Ben Zook | Directors: Stephen David, Ben Zook | Stars: Ben Zook, Melanie Hutsell, Margaret Cho, Bruce Daniels

47. Waikiki Wedding (1937)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.1
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A beauty contest winner of the "Miss Pineapple Princess" pageant takes part in a publicity scheme in Hawaii, and is pursued by an advertising executive for the agency doing the promotion.

Writers: Frank Butler, Walter DeLeon, Don Hartman, Francis Martin | Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Burns, Martha Raye, Shirley Ross

48. Trantasia (2006)

92 min | Documentary

7.2
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Las Vegas promoters planning a review starring Jahna Steele invited transsexuals to participate in "The World's Most Beautiful Transsexual Pageant," a two-day contest from which eight or so... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Stanford | Stars: Erica Andrews, Cassandra Cass, Mimi Marks, Maria Roman

49. Canada Naturally: The Film (Part Two) (1993 Video)

60 min | Documentary

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Director: David P. Ball

50. Miss Universe 2012 (2012 TV Special)

Reality-TV

6.5
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Writers: Dave Boone, Barry Adelman | Director: Ron de Moraes | Stars: Andy Cohen, Giuliana Rancic, Jeannie Mai, Train