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1. Casino (1995)

R | 178 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.2
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73 Metascore

Greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends: a mafia enforcer and a former sports handicapper turned casino executive, for a trophy wife over a gambling empire.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods

Votes: 353,617 | Gross: $42.44M

2. The Basketball Diaries (1995)

R | 102 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.3
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46 Metascore

A teenager finds his dreams of becoming a basketball star threatened after he free falls into the harrowing world of drug addiction.

Director: Scott Kalvert | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol, James Madio

Votes: 84,028 | Gross: $2.42M

3. Repo Men (2010)

R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

6.3
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32 Metascore

Set in the near future when artificial organs can be bought on credit, it revolves around a man who struggles to make the payments on a heart he has purchased. He must therefore go on the run before said ticker is repossessed.

Director: Miguel Sapochnik | Stars: Jude Law, Forest Whitaker, Alice Braga, Liev Schreiber

Votes: 89,993 | Gross: $13.76M

4. The Kite Runner (2007)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama

7.6
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61 Metascore

After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Khalid Abdalla, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada, Atossa Leoni, Shaun Toub

Votes: 69,894 | Gross: $15.80M

5. The Haunted Mansion (2003)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.9
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34 Metascore

A realtor and his wife and children are summoned to a mansion, which they soon discover is haunted, and while they attempt to escape, he learns an important lesson about the family he has neglected.

Director: Rob Minkoff | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Marsha Thomason, Jennifer Tilly, Terence Stamp

Votes: 33,515 | Gross: $75.82M

6. 1900 (1976)

R | 317 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.7
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The epic tale of a class struggle in 20th Century Italy, as seen through the eyes of two childhood friends on opposing sides.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Robert De Niro, Gérard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda, Francesca Bertini

Votes: 18,177

7. 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.

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

Votes: 18,013

8. Lou Grant (1977–1982)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

7.2
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The trials of the former TV station manager, turned newspaper city editor, and his journalist staff.

Stars: Edward Asner, Robert Walden, Mason Adams, Jack Bannon

Votes: 1,160

9. Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (2011)

G | 105 min | Documentary, Music

1.6
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52 Metascore

Follows Justin Bieber with some footage of performances from his 2010 concert tour.

Director: Jon M. Chu | Stars: Justin Bieber, Boyz II Men, Miley Cyrus, Sean Kingston

Votes: 74,524 | Gross: $73.00M

10. North Sea Texas (2011)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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63 Metascore

A teenage boy's search for love finds him fixated on a boy who lives nearby.

Director: Bavo Defurne | Stars: Ben Van den Heuvel, Eva van der Gucht, Thomas Coumans, Katelijne Damen

Votes: 6,038 | Gross: $0.03M

11. Beautiful Thing (1996)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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In a suburb of London, young Jamie is escaping sport hours, to avoid being the victim of his comrades. Young Ste, his neighbor, is beaten by his father, and comes to sleep overnight. They discover new feelings, sleeping in the same bed.

Director: Hettie Macdonald | Stars: Glen Berry, Linda Henry, Meera Syal, Martin Walsh

Votes: 19,221 | Gross: $1.50M

12. Goodnight, Mister Tom (1998 TV Movie)

108 min | Drama, War

7.9
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A shy and quiet World War II evacuee is housed by a disgruntled old man, and they soon develop a close bond.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: John Thaw, Nick Robinson, Annabelle Apsion, Thomas Orange

Votes: 2,861

13. The Seven-Ups (1973)

PG | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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A tough detective who is part of an elite New York City unit is trying to find out who killed his partner, but uncovers a plot to kidnap mobsters for money.

Director: Philip D'Antoni | Stars: Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Victor Arnold, Jerry Leon

Votes: 3,364

14. The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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69 Metascore

A group of Catholic school friends, after being caught drawing an obscene comic book, plan a heist that will outdo their previous prank and make them local legends.

Director: Peter Care | Stars: Kieran Culkin, Jena Malone, Emile Hirsch, Vincent D'Onofrio

Votes: 12,217 | Gross: $1.78M

15. Kings Row (1942)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.7
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The dark side and hypocrisy of provincial American life is seen through the eyes of five children as they grow to adulthood at the turn-of-the-century.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Robert Cummings, Ronald Reagan, Betty Field

Votes: 3,197

16. Nightmare (1981)

Unrated | 97 min | Horror

5.8
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A mental patient embarks on a murder spree upon escaping from an institution.

Director: Romano Scavolini | Stars: Baird Stafford, Sharon Smith, C.J. Cooke, Mik Cribben

Votes: 2,225

17. Kiss the Bride (2007)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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In high school, Matt and Ryan were best friends. More than friends, actually. But in the ensuing ten years, they've lost contact. So when Matt receives an invitation to Ryan's wedding he's ... See full summary »

Director: C. Jay Cox | Stars: Tori Spelling, Philipp Karner, James O'Shea, Joanna Cassidy

Votes: 1,389 | Gross: $0.03M

18. Day Zero (2007)

R | 92 min | Drama

6.0
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41 Metascore

The military draft is back, three best friends are drafted and given 30 days to report for duty. In that time, they're forced to confront everything they believe about courage, duty, love, friendship and honor.

Director: Bryan Gunnar Cole | Stars: Elijah Wood, Chris Klein, Jon Bernthal, Ginnifer Goodwin

Votes: 2,570 | Gross: $0.01M

19. Against the Current (2009)

R | 98 min | Drama

6.2
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Struggling with a tragic past, a man with an urgent calling enlists two friends to help him swim the length of the Hudson River.

Director: Peter Callahan | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Samantha Sherman, Pell James, Justin Kirk

Votes: 994

20. George Michael: A Different Story (2005)

93 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.3
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George Michael documentary film

Director: Southan Morris | Stars: George Michael, Sting, Mariah Carey, Elton John

Votes: 260

21. Robby (1968)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.0
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Shipwrecked on a tropical island, a young boy befriends an abandoned native youth, forcing him to reevaluate societal prejudice about race, religion and nudity.

Director: Ralph C. Bluemke | Stars: John Garces, Rita Elliot, Warren Raum, Ryp Siani

Votes: 196

22. A Separate Peace (1972)

PG | 104 min | Drama

5.2
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Gene and Finny are two boys who are best friends living in 1943, at the height of World War II. The idea that the boys will most likely be drafted when they turn eighteen is surrounding ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Peerce | Stars: John Heyl, Parker Stevenson, William Roerick, Peter Brush

Votes: 383

23. Lilies - Les feluettes (1996)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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1952: Bishop Bilodeau visits a québécois prison to hear the confession of a boyhood friend jailed for murder 40 years ago. The inmates force the prelate to watch a play depicting what ... See full summary »

Director: John Greyson | Stars: Ian D. Clark, Marcel Sabourin, Aubert Pallascio, Jason Cadieux

Votes: 2,341 | Gross: $0.22M

24. La classe de neige (1998)

96 min | Drama, Mystery

7.0
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A schoolboy Nicholas always worries about something. When he goes on a school skiing trip, all his visions and nightmares take him over.

Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Clément van den Bergh, Emmanuelle Bercot, Yves Verhoeven, Lokman Nalcakan

Votes: 1,241

25. One Tough Cop (1998)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime

5.2
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A detective tries to remain loyal to his partner, and his best friend - a mobster.

Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Stephen Baldwin, Chris Penn, Gina Gershon, Michael McGlone

Votes: 1,052 | Gross: $1.22M

26. Nico and Dani (2000)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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59 Metascore

A Spanish coming of age story focusing on the antics of two 17 year olds, who have a posh beach house almost all to themselves one summer. This is also a summer of sexual awakenings.

Director: Cesc Gay | Stars: Fernando Ramallo, Jordi Vilches, Marieta Orozco, Esther Nubiola

Votes: 5,481 | Gross: $0.35M

27. The Lesser Evil (1998)

R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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When four young boys decide to go over-board with dealing with two bullies, they believe they can get away with their crime. Years later, new evidence appears and the cops are back on the ... See full summary »

Director: David Mackay | Stars: Colm Feore, Tony Goldwyn, Arliss Howard, David Paymer

Votes: 599

28. Who's Your Monkey? (2007)

R | 87 min | Comedy

5.7
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In Jacksonville, Florida, four friends since grade school who are now in their early 30s face the challenges of adulthood: Hutto is about to become a father, Laith is intimidated by his ... See full summary »

Director: Todd Breau | Stars: Scott Grimes, Jason London, Scott Michael Campbell, David DeLuise

Votes: 320

29. Bis aufs Blut - Brüder auf Bewährung (2010)

109 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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Fresh out of juvenile prison, Tommy has sworn off the drugs. But when the going gets tough, the only support he finds is from his best friend Sule - who has "the master plan": one last drug deal to finance their own auto body shop.

Director: Oliver Kienle | Stars: Lennart Betzgen, Adrian Meschkat, Anthony Anken, Tan Ipekkaya

Votes: 245

30. Colegas (1982)

117 min | Drama

6.4
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Two best friends are forced into street hustling and and ever-expanding life of crime when one impregnates the sister of the other.

Director: Eloy de la Iglesia | Stars: Antonio Flores, Rosario Flores, José Luis Manzano, José Manuel Cervino

Votes: 249

31. The Business of Fancydancing (2002)

103 min | Drama, Music

6.9
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49 Metascore

Seymour Polatkin is a successful, gay Native American poet from Spokane who confronts his past when he returns to his childhood home on the reservation to attend the funeral of a dear ... See full summary »

Director: Sherman Alexie | Stars: Evan Adams, Michelle St. John, Gene Tagaban, Swil Kanim

Votes: 470 | Gross: $0.17M

32. Ice Men (2004)

108 min | Drama

6.2
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For the first time since taking possession of the family cabin, Vaughn has invited his best friends up for a winter weekend of hunting and drinking. But the arrival of unexpected visitors ... See full summary »

Director: Thom Best | Stars: Martin Cummins, David Hewlett, Greg Spottiswood, James Thomas

Votes: 427

33. Guest Wife (1945)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Christopher Price, a small-town bank executive, continues to be loyal to and idolize his boyhood friend, Joseph Jefferson Parker, a famous war correspondent. But Chris's wife, Mary, is none... See full summary »

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, Dick Foran, Charles Dingle

Votes: 247

34. Double Parked (2000)

98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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38 Metascore

A resourceful and high-spirited woman deals with financial distress and her asthmatic thirteen-year-old son when his life is gravely complicated by a new friendship with the son of her former drunken and abusive husband.

Director: Stephen Kinsella | Stars: Callie Thorne, Bill Sage, Noah Fleiss, Rufus Read

Votes: 131

35. Das Jahr der ersten Küsse (2002)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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31 year-old Tristan remembers the time when he was 15 and had just hit puberty. But he is not alone in this, he is with a large group of friends: Specki, a fat kid who is always stuffing ... See full summary »

Director: Kai Wessel | Stars: Oliver Korittke, Max Mauff, Diane Willems, Thomas Drechsel

Votes: 280

36. Freunde (2001)

21 min | Short, Drama

6.7
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Two sixteen year old boys, Marcos and Johannes, spend their days racing, wrestling, hanging out, watching videos and playing hide-and-seek at nights. A closeness develops between the two of... See full summary »

Directors: Jan Krüger, Oliver Schwabe | Stars: Martin Kiefer, Marlon Kittel, Rose Bender, Iris Minich

Votes: 277

37. Max Is Missing (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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12-year-old Max accompanies his family on a vacation to ancient Incan ruins. While there he discovers an ancient and valuable mask. Suddenly the trip becomes lots more exciting, and dangerous.

Director: Mark Griffiths | Stars: Lane Toran, Víctor Rojas, Charles Napier, Matthew Sullivan

Votes: 146

38. Ivan & Abraham (1993)

105 min | Drama

7.1
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In 1930s Poland, it was traditional for some Christian boys to live for a time with Jewish families in order to learn a trade from Jewish craftsmen. For this reason, Ivan has gone to live ... See full summary »

Director: Yolande Zauberman | Stars: Roma Alexandrovitch, Aleksandr Yakovlev, Vladimir Mashkov, Mariya Lipkina

Votes: 204 | Gross: $0.16M

39. Berlin - Ecke Schönhauser (1957)

81 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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The story of a group of rebellious teens in East Berlin.

Director: Gerhard Klein | Stars: Harry Engel, Siegfried Weiß, Ingeborg Beeske, Ekkehard Schall

Votes: 221

40. Veturimiehet heiluttaa (1992)

86 min | Drama

6.4
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Director: Kari Paljakka | Stars: Santeri Kinnunen, Samuli Edelmann, Liisa Kuoppamäki, Joona Lindberg

Votes: 393

41. Bobbycrush (2003)

10 min | Short

6.5
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Bobby Stone is 13 and in love. Problem is that he's in love with his best friend Dylan and Dylan doesn't feel the same way.

Director: Cam Archer | Stars: Jasper Bel, Cassidy Field, Jason Jacen, Terri Walker

Votes: 122

42. Welcome to Life (2004)

15 min | Short

7.3
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With a pact to be friends forever, two young boys begin a journey that leads to shattering their innocence.

Director: Jowan Carbin | Stars: Alyson Renaldo, Delaney Williams

Votes: 15

43. Western Gold (1937)

Approved | 57 min | Western

5.8
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A Westerner in the Union Army discovers that gold shipments from the West are being captured by Southerners.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Smith Ballew, Heather Angel, LeRoy Mason, Howard C. Hickman

Votes: 15

44. What Happened Then? (1934)

58 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

5.6
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Young Raymond Rudford,sculptor, is on trial for slitting the throat of his uncle, who had adopted and raised him after Raymond's parent's died when he was a young boy. The prosecution ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Summers | Stars: Richard Bird, Lorna Hubbard, Geoffrey Wardwell, Francis L. Sullivan

Votes: 10

45. When a Man Loves a Woman (2010)

Not Rated | 8 min | Short, Crime, Drama

5.0
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Director: Ryan Smith | Stars: Stephen Wood, Deven Wells, Caylin Cervetti

Votes: 8

46. My Son Is a Criminal (1939)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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"Big Tim" Halloran retires as Police Chief, and hopes his son, Tim, will join the police force. But the son opts for racketeering and, running a garage for Velvikak Taxicabs. He uses his ... See full summary »

Director: Charles C. Coleman | Stars: Alan Baxter, Julie Bishop, Gordon Oliver, Willard Robertson

47. The Phantom Cowboy (1941)

Passed | 56 min | Western

7.2
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Stan Borden with the help of the stooge Sheriff is out to get the Toreno ranch. Kicking the peons off the ranch, they kill Miguel's father. Miguel then becomes the masked El Lobo and when ... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Don 'Red' Barry, Virginia Carroll, Milburn Stone, Neyle Morrow

Votes: 20

48. Circumstances (2010)

Short

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Childhood friends torn apart after a tragedy; each carries the guilt of an evening that started in victory and ended in loss. After four years they come back to their hometown not wanting to face what they once left behind.

Director: Katasha Nelson | Stars: Curtis Burke, Rich Paul, Mahari Crown, Audrey Harris

49. Family or Friends (1982)

16 min | Short, Family

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50. Without a Trace (2002–2009)
Episode: Safe (2005)

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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The team searches for missing 15-year-old Ryan Wallace who was obsessed with the safety of his school after losing a parent and watching the towers on 9/11 fall. Martin and Vivian both ... See full summary »

Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Poppy Montgomery, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Enrique Murciano

Votes: 95