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1. Flashdance (1983)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance, Music

6.1
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35 Metascore

A Pittsburgh woman with two jobs as a welder and an exotic dancer wants to get into ballet school.

Writers: Thomas Hedley Jr., Joe Eszterhas | Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri, Lilia Skala, Sunny Johnson

Votes: 30,617

2. Invincible (2006)

PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.1
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63 Metascore

Based on the story of Vince Papale, a 30-year-old bartender from South Philadelphia who overcame long odds to play for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles in 1976.

Writer: Brad Gann | Director: Ericson Core | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Greg Kinnear, Elizabeth Banks, Kevin Conway

Votes: 44,720

3. Waitress (2007)

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

7.1
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75 Metascore

Jenna is a pregnant, unhappily married waitress in the deep south. She meets a newcomer to her town and falls into an unlikely relationship as a last attempt at happiness.

Writer: Adrienne Shelly | Director: Adrienne Shelly | Stars: Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Jeremy Sisto, Cheryl Hines

Votes: 34,918

4. Cemetery Junction (2010)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A 1970s-set comedy centered on three young working class friends in a dreary suburb of Reading.

Writers: Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant | Directors: Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant | Stars: Christian Cooke, Felicity Jones, Tom Hughes, Jack Doolan

Votes: 16,380

5. Twenty Feet from Stardom (2013)

PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.4
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83 Metascore

Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. Their voices bring harmony to the biggest bands in popular music, but we've had no idea who these singers are or what lives they lead, until now.

Director: Morgan Neville | Stars: Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Judith Hill

Votes: 7,770

6. The Astronaut Farmer (2006)

PG | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.3
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55 Metascore

A NASA astronaut (Thornton), forced to retire years earlier so he could save his family farm, has never given up his dream of space travel and looks to build his own rocket, despite the government's threats to stop him.

Writers: Mark Polish, Michael Polish | Director: Michael Polish | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Virginia Madsen, Bruce Dern, Max Thieriot

Votes: 18,840

7. Ask the Dust (2006)

R | 117 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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58 Metascore

Mexican beauty Camilla hopes to rise above her station by marrying a wealthy American. That is complicated by meeting Arturo Bandini, a first-generation Italian hoping to land a writing career and a blue-eyed blonde on his arm.

Writers: Robert Towne, John Fante | Director: Robert Towne | Stars: Colin Farrell, Salma Hayek, Donald Sutherland, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 7,549

8. Idlewild (2006)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

6.2
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55 Metascore

A musical set in the Prohibition-era American South, where a speakeasy performer and club manager Rooster must contend with gangsters who have their eyes on the club while his piano player ... See full summary »

Writer: Bryan Barber | Director: Bryan Barber | Stars: Big Boi, Terrence Howard, André Benjamin, Paula Patton

Votes: 4,360

9. Small Town Saturday Night (2010)

R | 94 min | Drama

5.3
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Just days before leaving for Nashville, Rhett Ryan discovers that the desire to follow his dream conflicts with his desire to be with the woman he loves. While Samantha does love the ... See full summary »

Writer: Ryan Craig | Director: Ryan Craig | Stars: Shawn Christian, Chris Pine, Bre Blair, Kali Majors

Votes: 852

10. The Janky Promoters (2009)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

5.2
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Two shady concert promoters (Cube and Epps) get into hot water when their chance to book a superstar rapper goes awry.

Writer: Ice Cube | Director: Marcus Raboy | Stars: Ice Cube, Mike Epps, Jeezy, Lahmard J. Tate

Votes: 918

11. The Marc Pease Experience (2009)

PG-13 | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

4.0
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30 Metascore

Former high school musical star, Marc Pease, finds himself still living in the past, eight years after graduating.

Writers: Jacob Koskoff, Todd Louiso | Director: Todd Louiso | Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Ben Stiller, Anna Kendrick, Jay Paulson

Votes: 1,710

12. Fat Girls (2006)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Drama

5.2
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47 Metascore

Fat Girls is an original off-beat comedy feature. It focuses on Rodney Miller, not your typical Texas high school student...he is a theater lover and his ultimate dream is to be on Broadway... See full summary »

Writer: Ash Christian | Director: Ash Christian | Stars: Ash Christian, Jonathan Caouette, Evan Miller, Ashley Fink

Votes: 516

13. Hard Country (1981)

R | 104 min | Drama, Western

6.0
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Ambitious young Jodie wants more out of life than the small Texas country town she lives in has to offer. Jodie realizes that in order to pursue her dreams she will have to leave Texas and ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Kane, Michael Martin Murphey | Director: David Greene | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, Kim Basinger, Michael Parks, Gailard Sartain

Votes: 362

14. America America (1963)

174 min | Drama

7.9
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A young Anatolian Greek, entrusted with his family's fortune, loses it en route to Istanbul and dreams of going to the United States.

Writer: Elia Kazan | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Stathis Giallelis, Frank Wolff, Elena Karam, Harry Davis

Votes: 3,087

15. Satin (2011)

84 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

4.3
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A washed up Vegas lounge singer, Jack Satin (Hamilton von Watts), has no money, no job, and delusional aspirations of fame. When Jack is forced to leave Vegas, he packs up his old Cadillac ... See full summary »

Writers: Christopher Olness, Hamilton von Watts | Director: Christopher Olness | Stars: Hamilton von Watts, Melissa Joan Hart, Michael Cudlitz, Robert Guillaume

Votes: 203

16. Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 (1998)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.7
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Four friends from the small Texas town of Dancer are graduating from high school and are planning to move to L.A. after graduation, taking the population of Dancer down to 77 from 81. All ... See full summary »

Writer: Tim McCanlies | Director: Tim McCanlies | Stars: Breckin Meyer, Peter Facinelli, Eddie Mills, Ethan Embry

Votes: 2,179

17. Golden Balls (1993)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Benito González works construction in Melilla and dreams big - of building the tallest building in Benidorm, a great phallic symbol of power, González Towers. Over several years, we see ... See full summary »

Writers: Cuca Canals, Bigas Luna | Director: Bigas Luna | Stars: Javier Bardem, Maria de Medeiros, Maribel Verdú, Elisa Tovati

Votes: 2,027

18. Little Zizou (2008)

Drama, Family

6.7
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A boy's view of his community in modern day Mumbai.

Writer: Sooni Taraporevala | Director: Sooni Taraporevala | Stars: John Abraham, Sohrab Ardeshir, Iyanah Bativala, Jahan Bativala

Votes: 316

19. I Served the King of England (2006)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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72 Metascore

A look at the glamorous life at an old-world Prague hotel.

Writers: Bohumil Hrabal, Jirí Menzel | Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Ivan Barnev, Oldrich Kaiser, Julia Jentsch, Marián Labuda

Votes: 5,792

20. Transistor Love Story (2001)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.3
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Phaen is a suburban young man with a great love for music. He never misses a chance to show off his voice at temple fairs in his village. It is at one of the fairs that he meets and falls ... See full summary »

Writers: Pen-Ek Ratanaruang, Wat Wanlayangkoon | Director: Pen-Ek Ratanaruang | Stars: Supakorn Kitsuwon, Siriyakorn Pukkavesh, Black Phomtong, Somlek Sakdikul

Votes: 660

21. Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story (2012)

PG-13 | 93 min | Documentary, Drama

6.8
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55 Metascore

The story of Kevin Laue striving to be the first one-armed basketball player ever to receive a scholarship and play on an elite NCAA Division 1 basketball team.

Writer: Franklin Martin | Director: Franklin Martin | Stars: Kevin Laue, Barry Rohrssen

Votes: 18

22. Großer Mann ganz klein! (2013 TV Movie)

82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.5
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Writer: Michael Kenda | Director: Sebastian Vigg | Stars: Felicitas Woll, Kim Luisa Grotz, Stephan Luca, Sonja Kirchberger

Votes: 29

23. LaLaLand (2013– )

Comedy

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LaLaLand follows a group of 6 diverse individuals as they share their triumphs and failures while navigating their way through the growing pains of Life in LA.

Creators: Marinna Engwall, Precious Holloway | Stars: Jayda Berkmen, Marinna Engwall, Precious Holloway, Lawrence Kao

24. Director's Cut (II) (2012)

96 min | Comedy

7.7
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Director's Cut is the story of Cassie Thompson, a college dropout and ex-film student who decides to make a movie in an attempt to turn her dead-end life around.

Writers: Chris Morcom, Elana A. Mugdan, Jan Tallent | Director: Elana A. Mugdan | Stars: Hallie York, Johnathan Fernandez, Brian Cheng, Eric James Eastman

Votes: 49

25. Goodbye Promise (2012)

Drama

7.2
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Upon moving to Los Angeles, Matt makes a pact with himself: In seven years he'll be a working actor. His promise is that if he isn't working by then, he'll pack up and return home. The film... See full summary »

Writers: David Branin, Gregor Collins | Director: David Branin | Stars: Gregor Collins, Sarah Prikryl, Todd Cattell, Karen Worden

Votes: 26

26. Dark Horse (II) (1992)

Family

4.2
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When a teenager is sentenced to community service on a farm, she bonds with Jet - a troubled case like herself.

Stars: Catherine Disher, Christianne Hirt, Leon Pownal, Wayne Robson

Votes: 6

27. Inferno (2001 TV Movie)

61 min | Drama

5.9
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Writers: Bartosz Kurowski, Maciej Pieprzyca | Director: Maciej Pieprzyca | Stars: Katarzyna Bujakiewicz, Barbara Kurzaj, Monika Kwiatkowska, Rafal Cieszynski

Votes: 49

28. Crossroads (II) (2002)

5 min | Drama, Short

6.2
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It's about a guy who doesn't know if he has what it takes to make his dreams come true; he's at the crossroads. His mother has always pushed him to do his best, In whatever he tries to ... See full summary »

Writer: Tom Portanova | Director: Tom Portanova | Stars: Lauren Dupree, Leigh Higginbotham, Kevin Klein, Christine Pauly

Votes: 5

29. Black Top Dreams (2006)

Drama

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For inner-city kids in America, there are two ways out: living a tragedy or living out a dream. In Black Top Dreams, a family is faced with confronting both at the same time. It's enough to... See full summary »

Writer: Blaine Scott | Director: Matthew Scott | Stars: Zach Broyles, Jonathan Croom, Aaron Groben, Larry Laverty

30. Schottentor (2009)

123 min | Drama

6.1
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The inner lives of six people are explored. Each has a connection to the Viennese subway station Schottentor.

Writer: Caspar Pfaundler | Director: Caspar Pfaundler | Stars: Gerti Drassl, Claudia Kottal, Michael Masula, David Oberkogler

Votes: 23

31. Live Fearless (2011– )

48 min | Biography | Active

8.6
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Stars: Sam Botta, Kevin Dees, Rick Dees

Votes: 153

32. Hollywood Dreams (2009)

Short, Comedy

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The incredible adventures that a young actor has to go through in order to succeed in Hollywood.

Writer: Alexander Leontaritis | Director: Alexander Leontaritis | Stars: Alice Hunter, Jason Jeffress, Nikos Karalekas, Alexander Leontaritis