Most Popular "California" Titles
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1. Baywatch (2017)
Comedy | Post-production
Two unlikely prospective lifeguards vie for jobs alongside the buff bodies who patrol a beach in California.
2. Animal Kingdom (2016– )
60 min | Crime, Drama
The series centers on 17-year-old Joshua "J" Cody, who moves in with his freewheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother dies of a heroin overdose. Headed by... See full summary »
3. The Big Bang Theory (2007– )
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy
A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory.
5. Sons of Anarchy (2008–2014)
TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A man in his early 30s struggles to find a balance in his life between being a new dad and his involvement in a motorcycle club.
7. Silicon Valley (2014– )
TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy
In the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. A comedy partially inspired by Mike Judge's own ... See full summary »
8. True Detective (2014– )
TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An anthology series in which police investigations unearth the personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within and outside the law.
9. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015– )
42 min | Comedy, Musical
A young woman abandons a choice job at a law firm and her life in New York in an attempt to find love in the unlikely locale of West Covina, California.
11. San Andreas (2015)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey with his ex-wife across the state in order to rescue his daughter.
Votes: 145,995 | Gross: $155.18M
12. The Age of Adaline (2015)
PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A young woman, born at the turn of the 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a man who complicates the eternal life she has settled into.
Votes: 92,206 | Gross: $42.48M
13. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
A young woman, destined to slay vampires, demons and other infernal creatures, deals with her life fighting evil, with the help of her friends.
14. Joy (I) (2015)
PG-13 | 124 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Joy is the story of the title character, who rose to become founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty.
Votes: 73,164 | Gross: $56.44M
15. Charmed (1998–2006)
TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Three sisters discover their destiny - to battle against the forces of evil, using their witchcraft. They are the Charmed Ones.
16. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A famous "psychic" outs himself as a fake and starts working as a consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation so he can find "Red John," the madman who killed his wife and daughter.
17. The O.C. (2003–2007)
TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A troubled youth becomes embroiled in the lives of a close-knit group of people in the wealthy, upper-class neighborhood of Newport Beach, Orange County, California.
18. Catch Me If You Can (2002)
PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars' worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor.
Votes: 521,299 | Gross: $164.44M
19. Full House (1987–1995)
TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
After the sudden death of his wife, a young father enlists the help of his brother-in-law and his childhood friend to help him raise his three young children.
20. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The Naval Criminal Investigation Service's Office of Special Projects takes on the undercover work and the hard to crack cases in LA. Key agents are G. Callen and Sam Hanna, streets kids risen through the ranks.
21. 90210 (2008–2013)
60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Kansas family relocates to Beverly Hills, where their two children adapt to the infamous social drama of West Beverly Hills High.
22. Legally Blonde (2001)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance
When a blonde sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend, she decides to follow him to law school to get him back and, once there, learns she has more legal savvy than she ever imagined.
Votes: 130,900 | Gross: $95.00M
23. Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)
PG | 89 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half human, half vampire grandson in order to keep Mavis from leaving the hotel.
Votes: 54,983 | Gross: $169.69M
24. Into the Wild (2007)
R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
Votes: 424,007 | Gross: $18.35M
25. Memento (2000)
R | 113 min | Mystery, Thriller
A man creates a strange system to help him remember things; so he can hunt for the murderer of his wife without his short-term memory loss being an obstacle.
Votes: 841,410 | Gross: $25.53M
26. The Parent Trap (1998)
PG | 128 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Identical twins, separated at birth and each raised by one of their biological parents, discover each other for the first time at summer camp and make a plan to bring their wayward parents back together.
Votes: 86,357 | Gross: $66.30M
27. The Lost Boys (1987)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
After moving to a new town, two brothers discover that the area is a haven for vampires.
Votes: 92,471 | Gross: $32.22M
28. Psycho (1960)
R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A Phoenix secretary steals $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.
Votes: 420,066 | Gross: $32.00M
29. Alpha Dog (2006)
R | 122 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A drama based on the life of Jesse James Hollywood, a drug dealer who became one of the youngest men ever to be on the FBI's most wanted list.
Votes: 87,738 | Gross: $15.23M
30. Zodiac (2007)
R | 157 min | Crime, Drama, History
A San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac killer.
Votes: 299,340 | Gross: $33.05M
31. 2012 (I) (2009)
PG-13 | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.
Votes: 282,105 | Gross: $166.11M
32. Cars (2006)
G | 117 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A hot-shot race-car named Lightning McQueen gets waylaid in Radiator Springs, where he finds the true meaning of friendship and family.
Votes: 262,127 | Gross: $244.05M
33. Workaholics (2011– )
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy
A single-camera comedy featuring three friends who work together as telemarketers from 9 to 5 and live together from 5 to 9.
34. Almost Famous (2000)
R | 122 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies it on their concert tour.
Votes: 206,541 | Gross: $32.52M
35. The Right Stuff (1983)
PG | 193 min | Adventure, Drama, History
The story of the original Mercury 7 astronauts and their macho, seat-of-the-pants approach to the space program.
Votes: 45,111 | Gross: $21.50M
36. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier.
Votes: 316,062 | Gross: $208.54M
37. The Fast and the Furious (2001)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Los Angeles police officer Brian O'Connor must decide where his loyalties really lie when he becomes enamored with the street racing world he has been sent undercover to destroy.
Votes: 271,061 | Gross: $144.51M
38. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
X | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of Southern California high school students are enjoying their most important subjects: sex, drugs and rock n' roll.
39. Heat (1995)
R | 170 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A group of professional bank robbers start to feel the heat from police when they unknowingly leave a clue at their latest heist.
Votes: 429,417 | Gross: $67.44M
40. Inherent Vice (2014)
R | 148 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.
Votes: 61,343 | Gross: $8.09M
41. Mulholland Drive (2001)
R | 147 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Votes: 235,004 | Gross: $7.22M
42. There Will Be Blood (2007)
R | 158 min | Drama
A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.
Votes: 371,093 | Gross: $40.22M
43. Scream (1996)
R | 111 min | Horror, Mystery
Sidney, attempting to cope with her mother's mysterious murder, and her horror movie-obsessed friends are stalked by an unknown killer who seems to have a hard time letting the past go.
Votes: 221,190 | Gross: $103.00M
44. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1996)
TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy
The Banks family, a respectable Californian family, take in a relative - Will Smith, a street-smart teenager from Philadelphia. The idea is to make him respectable, responsible and mature, but Will has got other plans...
45. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
PG | 115 min | Family, Sci-Fi
A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home-world.
Votes: 280,566 | Gross: $434.95M
46. Odd Thomas (2013)
97 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
In a California desert town, a short-order cook with clairvoyant abilities encounters a mysterious man with a link to dark, threatening forces.
47. Die Hard (1988)
R | 131 min | Action, Thriller
John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.
Votes: 589,685 | Gross: $81.35M
49. Hulk (2003)
PG-13 | 138 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Bruce Banner, a genetics researcher with a tragic past, suffers an accident that causes him to transform into a raging green monster when he gets angry.
Votes: 211,400 | Gross: $132.12M
50. The Social Network (2010)
PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama
Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.
Votes: 477,047 | Gross: $96.92M