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1. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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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.

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

Votes: 377,373 | Gross: $59.89M

2. Hairspray (2007)

PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.7
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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.

Director: Adam Shankman | Stars: John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Nikki Blonsky, Michelle Pfeiffer

Votes: 103,841 | Gross: $118.82M

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.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie, Tony Shalhoub

Votes: 170,604 | Gross: $49.87M

4. Machete Kills (2013)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

5.6
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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.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Danny Trejo, Alexa PenaVega, Mel Gibson, Jessica Alba

Votes: 63,359 | Gross: $7.27M

5. Scary Movie (2000)

R | 88 min | Comedy

6.2
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48 Metascore

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

Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans | Stars: Anna Faris, Jon Abrahams, Marlon Wayans, Carmen Electra

Votes: 197,339 | Gross: $157.00M

6. Miss Congeniality (2000)

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

6.2
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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.

Director: Donald Petrie | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine, Benjamin Bratt, Candice Bergen

Votes: 148,615 | Gross: $106.81M

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

R | 101 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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52 Metascore

After a nasty accident, four friends begin to drift apart. One year later Julie James gets a anonymous message and then a slicker wearing, hook wielding killer begins to rip apart her life.

Director: Jim Gillespie | Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche, Ryan Phillippe

Votes: 111,685 | Gross: $72.22M

8. 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.

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

Votes: 57,821 | Gross: $13.03M

9. To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Three drag queens travel cross-country until their car breaks down, leaving them stranded in a small town.

Director: Beeban Kidron | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, John Leguizamo, Stockard Channing

Votes: 22,685 | Gross: $36.48M

10. Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller

6.6
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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.

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

Votes: 28,258 | Gross: $10.56M

11. 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.

Director: Jeff Tremaine | Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Jackson Nicoll, Gregorio, Georgina Cates

Votes: 81,126 | Gross: $101.98M

12. 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.

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

Votes: 9,308 | Gross: $1.41M

13. Geek Charming (2011 TV Movie)

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

6.5
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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.

Director: Jeffrey Hornaday | Stars: Sarah Hyland, Matt Prokop, Sasha Pieterse, Jordan Nichols

Votes: 8,900

14. The Muppet Movie (1979)

G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.6
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74 Metascore

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

Director: James Frawley | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 26,938 | Gross: $76.66M

15. 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.

Director: Gerardo Naranjo | Stars: Stephanie Sigman, Noé Hernández, Irene Azuela, Jose Yenque

Votes: 7,220

16. Soldier's Girl (2003 TV Movie)

R | 112 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.9
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The true story of the price a young soldier paid for falling in love with a transsexual night-club performer.

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

Votes: 5,568

17. Elvis and Anabelle (2007)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Groomed by her overly ambitious mother, Anabelle is on the road to winning the Miss Texas Rose tiara when she dies tragically during a pageant. Her death lands her on the embalming table of... See full summary »

Director: Will Geiger | Stars: Max Minghella, Blake Lively, Joe Mantegna, Mary Steenburgen

Votes: 4,269

18. Chasing Papi (2003)

PG | 80 min | Comedy, Romance

4.8
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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 »

Director: Linda Mendoza | Stars: Eduardo Verástegui, Roselyn Sanchez, Sofía Vergara, Jaci Velasquez

Votes: 3,537 | Gross: $6.13M

19. Sweet Movie (1974)

Unrated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

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 »

Director: Dusan Makavejev | Stars: Carole Laure, Pierre Clémenti, Anna Prucnal, Sami Frey

Votes: 4,337

20. Miss India America (2015)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.5
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Lily Prasad competes for Miss India America title.

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

Votes: 283

21. Toddlers and Tiaras (2009– )

TV-PG | Reality-TV

1.8
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A look at the world of child beauty pageants.

Stars: MaKenzie Myers, Dawn Rochelle, Wendy D. Lee, Alana Thompson

Votes: 3,181

22. Beautiful (2000)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Comedy

5.4
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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.

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

Votes: 3,363 | Gross: $3.06M

23. The King of Marvin Gardens (1972)

R | 103 min | Drama

6.6
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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 »

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

Votes: 3,961

24. 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 »

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

Votes: 1,772

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

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

5.1
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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.

Director: Melanie Mayron | Stars: Piper Perabo, Jane McGregor, Michael McKean, Trent Ford

Votes: 4,972

26. 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 »

Director: Mark Illsley | Stars: Jeremy Northam, Steve Zahn, William H. Macy, Ally Walker

Votes: 8,875 | Gross: $1.94M

27. The Next Best Thing (2000)

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

4.7
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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.

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

Votes: 9,651 | Gross: $14.98M

28. Miss Firecracker (1989)

PG | 102 min | Comedy

6.1
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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 »

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

Votes: 1,693 | Gross: $1.85M

29. 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.

Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Jessica Lange, Dennis Quaid, Timothy Hutton, John Goodman

Votes: 2,544 | Gross: $12.64M

30. 65th Miss Universe (2017 TV Special)

TV-14

6.8
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Miss Universe is an annual international beauty pageant that is run by the Miss Universe Organization. Along with its rival contests, Miss World and Miss Earth, this pageant is one of the ... See full summary »

Director: Ron de Moraes | Stars: Steve Harvey, Ashley Graham, Flo Rida, Boyz II Men

Votes: 10

31. La prima cosa bella (2010)

122 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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62 Metascore

A misanthropic professor returns to his hometown to assist his dying mother.

Director: Paolo Virzì | Stars: Valerio Mastandrea, Micaela Ramazzotti, Stefania Sandrelli, Marco Messeri

Votes: 3,778

32. Dangerous Curves (1988)

PG | 93 min | Comedy

3.8
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Two college student decide to go spend some quality time at a beauty pageant with the help of their Porsche.

Director: David Lewis | Stars: Tate Donovan, Grant Heslov, Danielle von Zerneck, Valerie Breiman

Votes: 298

33. The Naked Truth (1992)

Not Rated | 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 »

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

Votes: 310

34. Miss Universe 2015 (2015 TV Special)

TV-PG | Reality-TV

6.4
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The most beautiful woman in the world is selected from more than 30 countries.

Stars: Steve Harvey, Olivia Culpo, Perez Hilton, Roselyn Sanchez

Votes: 36

35. Beautiful Boxer (2004)

Unrated | 118 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.2
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66 Metascore

Bio-pic of transgender Muay Thai boxer Parinya Charoenphol who pursued the sport to pay for her sex change operation.

Director: Ekachai Uekrongtham | Stars: Asanee Suwan, Sorapong Chatree, Orn-Anong Panyawong, Nukkid Boonthong

Votes: 2,865 | Gross: $0.00M

36. Screwball Hotel (1988)

R | 101 min | Comedy

4.1
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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 »

Director: Rafal Zielinski | Stars: Michael Bendetti, Andrew Zeller, Jeff Greenman, Lori Deann Pallett

Votes: 198

37. Nightmare in Columbia County (1991 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

5.9
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The recounting of a terrible crime that wracked a family and galvanized police in South Carolina in the 1980's.

Director: Roger Young | Stars: William Devane, Jeri Ryan, Michele Abrams, Nick Searcy

Votes: 203

38. Miss USA (2004 TV Special)

120 min

2.7
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Add a Plot

Director: Chuck Stream | Stars: Nancy O'Dell, Billy Bush, Susie Castillo, Shandi Finnessey

Votes: 21

39. 3 Bellezas (2014)

97 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

6.6
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Perla is obsessed with having a beauty queen in the family and she is willing to do whatever it takes to make her dream come true.

Director: Carlos Caridad-Montero | Stars: Diana Peñalver, Josette Vidal, Fabiola Arace, Fabián Moreno

Votes: 169

40. Round Trip to Heaven (1992)

R | 97 min | Comedy

3.5
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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 »

Director: Alan Roberts | Stars: Ray Sharkey, Earl Finn, Frank Torres, Gunter Simon

Votes: 295

41. Pageant (2008)

95 min | Documentary

6.0
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A portrait of five men competing in the Miss Gay America pageant.

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

Votes: 519

42. 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

Votes: 53

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

96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.4
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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.

Director: Gus Trikonis | Stars: Diane Lane, Cloris Leachman, David Dukes, Jayne Meadows

Votes: 123

44. The Movie Orgy (1968)

420 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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A compilation film designed to evoke nostalgia for the shared entertainment experiences of early baby boomers, "The Movie Orgy" includes clips from television programs and B-movies of the ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Ann-Margret, Ngo Dinh Diem, Dwight D. Eisenhower, The Beatles

Votes: 83

45. Brave Miss World (2013)

88 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.2
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One woman's quest to turn personal tragedy into global awareness.

Director: Cecilia Peck | Stars: Linor Abargil, Morgan Carpenter, Joan Collins, Fran Drescher

Votes: 397

46. Fag Hag (1998)

Unrated | 73 min | Comedy

3.4
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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)!

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

Votes: 153

47. Contest Girl (1964)

82 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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On a seaside holiday, pretty Bristol typist Shirley meets Dan Mackenzie from her local paper. He persuades her that she has what it takes in the world of beauty contests, and so it proves. ... See full summary »

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Ian Hendry, Janette Scott, Ronald Fraser, Edmund Purdom

Votes: 111

48. The World Before Her (2012)

TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary

7.6
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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.

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

Votes: 750

49. Cut Sleeve Boys (2006)

R | 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.

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

Votes: 412 | Gross: $0.01M

50. Blood Salvage (1990)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Horror

4.9
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Twisted tale about a crazy, preaching redneck named Jake who kidnaps people off the highway and performs sick medical experiments on them. He then proceeds to sell their organs on the black... See full summary »

Director: Tucker Johnston | Stars: Danny Nelson, Lori Birdsong, Christian Hesler, Ralph Pruitt Vaughn

Votes: 262