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1. Stand by Me (1986)

R | 89 min | Adventure, Drama

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After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.

Writers: Stephen King, Raynold Gideon, Bruce A. Evans | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

2. 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 mobster best friends and a trophy wife over a gambling empire.

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

3. The Basketball Diaries (1995)

R | 102 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.3
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46 Metascore

Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction. As a member of a seemingly unbeatable high school ... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Carroll, Bryan Goluboff | Director: Scott Kalvert | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol, James Madio

4. The Haunted Mansion (2003)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.9
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34 Metascore

Workaholic realtor Jim Evers, his wife/business partner Sara and their two children are summoned to a mansion. When they discover that the place is haunted, Jim discovers an important lesson about the family he's neglected as they attempt to escape.

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

5. 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.

Writers: David Benioff, Khaled Hosseini | Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Khalid Abdalla, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada, Atossa Leoni, Shaun Toub

6. 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.

Writers: Eric Garcia, Garrett Lerner | Director: Miguel Sapochnik | Stars: Jude Law, Forest Whitaker, Alice Braga, Liev Schreiber

7. 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, Boys II Men, Miley Cyrus, Sean Kingston

8. 1900 (1976)

R | 317 min | Drama, History

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Set in Italy, the film follows the lives and interactions of two boys/men, one born a bastard of peasant stock (Depardieu), the other born to a land owner (de Niro). The drama spans from ... See full summary »

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

9. 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

10. North Sea Texas (2011)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

7.3
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63 Metascore

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

Writers: André Sollie, Bavo Defurne, Yves Verbraeken | Director: Bavo Defurne | Stars: Ben Van den Heuvel, Eva van der Gucht, Thomas Coumans, Katelijne Damen

11. Beautiful Thing (1996)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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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.

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

12. 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.

Writers: Chris Fuhrman, Jeff Stockwell, Michael Petroni | Director: Peter Care | Stars: Kieran Culkin, Jena Malone, Emile Hirsch, Vincent D'Onofrio

13. Men Behind the Sun (1988)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, History, Horror

6.1
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Japanese troops round up Chinese and Russian prisoners of war and take them to a place called Squadron 731, where they are grotesquely tortured and experimented on to test new biological weapons.

Writers: Mei Liu, Wen Yuan Mou, Dun Jing Teng | Director: Tun Fei Mou | Stars: Jianxin Chen, Hsu Gou, Linjie Hao, Haizhe Jin

14. Lou Grant (1977–1982)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

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After everyone on the "Mary Tyler Moore Show" got fired, Lou Grant went to Los Angeles and became city editor of the L.A. Tribune, owned by Mrs. Pynchon, with whom Lou often has loud but ... See full summary »

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

15. Kiss the Bride (2007)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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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 »

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

16. Goodnight, Mister Tom (1998 TV Movie)

108 min | Drama, War

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We're in an English village shortly before Dunkirk. "Mr. Tom" Oakley still broods over the death of his wife and small son while he was away in the navy during WWI, and grief has made him a... See full summary »

Writers: Brian Finch, Michelle Magorian | Director: Jack Gold | Stars: John Thaw, Nick Robinson, Annabelle Apsion, Thomas Orange

17. Nightmare (1981)

Unrated | 97 min | Horror

5.7
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A mental-patient, who is troubled with horrible nightmares, has escaped from his hospital. Now on the streets he can't help killing innocent people. But there is one family he is more than ... See full summary »

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

18. 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.

Writers: Albert Ruben, Alexander Jacobs, Sonny Grosso | Director: Philip D'Antoni | Stars: Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Victor Arnold, Jerry Leon

19. 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, ... See full summary »

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

20. Nico and Dani (2000)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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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.

Writers: Tomàs Aragay, Cesc Gay, Jordi Sánchez | Director: Cesc Gay | Stars: Fernando Ramallo, Jordi Vilches, Marieta Orozco, Esther Nubiola

21. 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 »

Writers: John Knowles, Fred Segal | Director: Larry Peerce | Stars: John Heyl, Parker Stevenson, William Roerick, Peter Brush

22. Against the Current (2009)

R | 98 min | Drama

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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.

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

23. Kings Row (1942)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.8
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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.

Writers: Casey Robinson, Henry Bellamann | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Robert Cummings, Ronald Reagan, Betty Field

24. Lilies (1996)

R | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

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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 »

Writer: Michel Marc Bouchard | Director: John Greyson | Stars: Brent Carver, Marcel Sabourin, Aubert Pallascio, Jason Cadieux

25. Ice Men (2004)

108 min | Drama

6.3
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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 »

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

26. 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.

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

27. Who's Your Monkey? (2007)

R | Comedy

5.6
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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 »

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

28. One Tough Cop (1998)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime

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

Writers: Bo Dietl, Ken Gross, Jeremy Iacone | Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Stephen Baldwin, Chris Penn, Gina Gershon, Michael McGlone

29. Robby (1968)

60 min | Drama, Adventure

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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.

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

30. Class Trip (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.

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

31. The Business of Fancydancing (2002)

103 min | Drama, Music

6.9
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49 Metascore

Seymour Polatkin is a successful, gay Indian poet from Spokane who confronts his past when he returns to his childhood home on the reservation to attend the funeral of a dear friend.

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

32. 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 »

Writers: Bruce Manning, John D. Klorer | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, Dick Foran, Charles Dingle

33. The Lesser Evil (1998)

R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller

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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 »

Writers: Jeremy Levine, Stephan Schultze | Director: David Mackay | Stars: Colm Feore, Tony Goldwyn, Arliss Howard, David Paymer

34. The Year of the First Kiss (2002)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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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 »

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

35. Colegas (1982)

117 min | Drama

6.3
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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.

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

36. Stronger Than Blood (2010)

109 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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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.

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

37. Max's Fantastic Adventures - The Well of Lost Souls

Adventure, Family, Fantasy | Announced

Bikes are back, maps, caves, tunnels, and forces of darkness. Max is a family adventure classic from start to finish. Young adventurers in small town America stumble onto a mystery over 200 years old and everything begins to unravel.

Writer: Jonathan D. Bucari | Director: Jonathan D. Bucari | Stars: Spencer List, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick, Gage Munroe, Gabriel Rush

38. Bobbycrush (2003)

Short

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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.

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

39. Max Is Missing (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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Writers: Gordon Cassidy, Mark Griffiths | Director: Mark Griffiths | Stars: Toran Caudell, Víctor Rojas, Charles Napier, Matthew Sullivan

40. Berlin - Ecke Schönhauser (1957)

81 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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The story of a group of rebellious teens in East Berlin.

Writers: Gerhard Klein, Wolfgang Kohlhaase | Director: Gerhard Klein | Stars: Ekkehard Schall, Ilse Pagé, Ernst-Georg Schwill, Harry Engel

41. The Whiz Kids (2001)

21 min | Short, Drama

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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 »

Writers: A.M. Homes, Jan Krüger | Directors: Jan Krüger, Oliver Schwabe | Stars: Martin Kiefer, Marlon Kittel, Rose Bender, Iris Minich

42. George Michael: A Different Story (2005)

93 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.1
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Writers: George Michael, Southan Morris | Director: Southan Morris | Stars: George Michael, Sting, Mariah Carey, Elton John

43. Ivan & Abraham (1993)

105 min | Drama

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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 »

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

44. Goodbye, Trainmen (1992)

86 min | Drama

6.3
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Writer: Juha Lehtovuori | Director: Kari Paljakka | Stars: Santeri Kinnunen, Samuli Edelmann, Liisa Kuoppamäki, Joona Lindberg

45. 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.

Writers: Earle Snell, Forrest Barnes, Harold Bell Wright | Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Smith Ballew, Heather Angel, LeRoy Mason, Howard C. Hickman

46. Circumstances (2010)

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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.

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

47. 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.

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

48. What Happened Then? (1934)

62 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

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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 »

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

49. 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 »

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

50. When a Man Loves a Woman (2010)

Not Rated | 8 min | Short, Crime, Drama

4.5
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Writer: Ryan Smith | Director: Ryan Smith | Stars: Stephen Wood, Deven Wells, Caylin Cervetti