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1. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure

7.6
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57 Metascore

After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

Writers: Willard Huyck, Gloria Katz, George Lucas | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan, Amrish Puri

Votes: 288,349

2. Galaxy Quest (1999)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.3
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70 Metascore

The alumni cast of a space opera television series have to play their roles as the real thing when an alien race needs their help.

Writers: David Howard, Robert Gordon | Director: Dean Parisot | Stars: Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tony Shalhoub

Votes: 113,421

3. Troop Beverly Hills (1989)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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As Phyllis, a Beverly Hills housewife, is in the middle of a divorce, she tries to find focus in her life by taking over her daughter Hannah's Wilderness Girl troop. Among the girls are ... See full summary »

Writers: Ava Ostern Fries, Pamela Norris, Margaret Oberman | Director: Jeff Kanew | Stars: Shelley Long, Craig T. Nelson, Betty Thomas, Mary Gross

Votes: 6,780

4. Diff'rent Strokes (1978–1986)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.7
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The misadventures of a rich Manhattan family who adopted the children of their late African American maid.

Creators: Jeff Harris, Bernie Kukoff | Stars: Gary Coleman, Todd Bridges, Conrad Bain, Dana Plato

Votes: 5,838

5. Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.0
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47 Metascore

When eccentric man-child Pee-Wee Herman gets his beloved bike stolen in broad daylight, he sets out across the U.S. on the adventure of his life.

Writers: Phil Hartman, Paul Reubens, Michael Varhol | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Paul Reubens, Elizabeth Daily, Mark Holton, Diane Salinger

Votes: 38,431

6. Hounddog (2007)

R | 102 min | Drama, Music

6.3
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31 Metascore

A drama set in the American South, where a precocious, troubled girl finds a safe haven in the music and movement of Elvis Presley.

Writer: Deborah Kampmeier | Director: Deborah Kampmeier | Stars: Dakota Fanning, David Morse, Piper Laurie, Granoldo Frazier

Votes: 4,912

7. Trust Me (2013)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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51 Metascore

In an attempt to sign a Hollywood starlet, struggling talent agent and former child star Howard Holloway must contend with her volatile father, a scheming long-time rival, and a producer and casting director who despise him.

Writer: Clark Gregg | Director: Clark Gregg | Stars: Clark Gregg, Felicity Huffman, Allison Janney, William H. Macy

Votes: 2,411

8. Dunston Checks In (1996)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Adventure, Family

5.2
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Young boy befriends larcenous orangutan in luxury hotel.

Writers: John Hopkins, Bruce Graham | Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Jason Alexander, Faye Dunaway, Eric Lloyd, Rupert Everett

Votes: 9,225

9. The Sound of Music Live! (2013 TV Special)

TV-PG | 180 min | Biography, Drama, Family

5.8
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A live telecast of the famous Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.

Writers: Austin Winsberg, Howard Lindsay, Russel Crouse | Directors: Rob Ashford, Beth McCarthy-Miller | Stars: Carrie Underwood, Stephen Moyer, Laura Benanti, Christian Borle

Votes: 2,956

10. Life with Mikey (1993)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family

5.5
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Michael Chapman was once a child TV star. But when he grew up, he couldn't get work. So he and his brother, Ed start their own talent agency that specializes in child acts. They can't seem ... See full summary »

Writer: Marc Lawrence | Director: James Lapine | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Christina Vidal, Nathan Lane, Cyndi Lauper

Votes: 4,267

11. A Challenge for Robin Hood (1967)

G | 85 min | Adventure

5.5
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Robin, a young Norman nobleman, is falsely accused by his cousin of murdering another cousin. His accuser is actually in league with the corrupt Sheriff of Nottingham to seize control of ... See full summary »

Writer: Peter Bryan | Director: C.M. Pennington-Richards | Stars: Barrie Ingham, James Hayter, Leon Greene, Peter Blythe

Votes: 315

12. The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975)

G | 100 min | Family, Comedy, Western

6.3
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Three orphan children strike gold in 1878 California.

Writers: Don Tait, Jack M. Bickham | Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Bill Bixby, Susan Clark, Don Knotts, Tim Conway

Votes: 3,194

13. The Famous Jett Jackson (1998–2001)

30 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
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After having spent years in California working as the TV action hero Silverstone, Jett Jackson decides to move the show to his hometown in hopes of pursuing a more normal life.

Creator: Fracaswell Hyman | Stars: Lee Thompson Young, Kerry Duff, Ryan Sommers Baum, Gordon Greene

Votes: 1,013

14. The Day of the Locust (1975)

R | 144 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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An art director in the 1930's falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father.

Writers: Nathanael West, Waldo Salt | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Karen Black, Burgess Meredith, William Atherton

Votes: 3,760

15. The Last Metro (1980)

PG | 131 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.4
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In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs.

Writers: François Truffaut, Suzanne Schiffman, Jean-Claude Grumberg | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu, Jean Poiret, Andréa Ferréol

Votes: 8,465

16. Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge (1994–1995)

45 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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A mock of a TV show where the host is rude to many of his guests.

Stars: Steve Coogan, Rebecca Front, Patrick Marber, Steve Brown

Votes: 2,890

17. Captains Courageous (1937)

Passed | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.0
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Harvey Cheyne is a spoiled brat used to having his own way. When a prank goes wrong onboard an ocean liner Harvey ends up overboard and nearly drowns. Fortunately he's picked up by a ... See full summary »

Writers: Rudyard Kipling, John Lee Mahin, Marc Connelly, Dale Van Every | Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Freddie Bartholomew, Lionel Barrymore, Melvyn Douglas

Votes: 6,270

18. The Comeback Kids (2014– )

Comedy

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Richie Eisenberg & Gary Fischer were child stars in the 80's. Now in their 40's, they're giving their big dream another chance. The problem, Hollywood has changed and they both struggle to make sense of a business they once conquered.

Creator: Ryan Paul James | Stars: Richard Steven Horvitz, Joe Cipriano, Keith Coogan, Melissa Disney

19. Secrets of War (2014)

95 min | Drama, Family, History

6.9
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During WWII, the friendship of two boys is at risk when a girl tells a very personal secret to only one of them.

Writers: Karin van Holst Pellekaan, Jacques Vriens | Director: Dennis Bots | Stars: Maas Bronkhuyzen, Joes Brauers, Michael Nierse, Tonko Bossen

Votes: 501

20. Problem Child 3: Junior in Love (1995 TV Movie)

87 min | Comedy, Family

3.0
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Bratty Junior Healy is back to bring you chapter 3 in the rambunctious, slapstick Problem Child trilogy!!

Writers: Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski, Michael Hitchcock | Director: Greg Beeman | Stars: William Katt, Justin Chapman, Sherman Howard, Carolyn Lowery

Votes: 2,327

21. Lovin' Lakin (2012 TV Mini-Series)

Comedy

5.1
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Mockumentary on child actor Christine Lakin's return to Hollywood.

Stars: Dan Portnoy, Kristen Bell, Kyle Bornheimer, Kristin Chenoweth

Votes: 63

22. See You in September (2010)

91 min | Comedy, Romance

4.6
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See You in September is an original romantic comedy set in current day Manhattan. The film centers around Lindsay, a beautiful woman who seemingly has it all, but is deeply afraid of ... See full summary »

Writers: Joe Cilibrasi, Jennifer Maloney, Victoria Rinaldi, Whitney Sugarman | Director: Tamara Tunie | Stars: Estella Warren, Justin Kirk, Liza Lapira, Michael Hyatt

Votes: 575

23. The Last Voyage (1960)

Approved | 91 min | Drama

6.6
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After a boiler explosion aboard an aging ocean liner, a man struggles to free his injured wife from the wreckage of their cabin and ensure the safety of their four-year-old daughter as the ship begins to sink.

Writer: Andrew L. Stone | Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone, George Sanders, Edmond O'Brien

Votes: 1,337

24. War Babies (1932)

Passed | 11 min | Short, Comedy, War

4.9
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A group of soldiers in a café watch a dancer as she entertains them, but later two of them become rivals over her.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Shirley Temple, Georgie Billings, Eugene Butler, Philip Hurlic

Votes: 260

25. God's Gun (1976)

R | 94 min | Western

4.9
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Priest turned vigilante Father John (Van Cleef) hunts down a gang of criminals, led by Sam Clayton (Palance), who killed a man in a local bar. On the gang's return to the town, they kill ... See full summary »

Writers: John Fonseca, Gianfranco Parolini | Director: Gianfranco Parolini | Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Jack Palance, Richard Boone, Sybil Danning

Votes: 895

26. Childstar (2004)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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Taylor Brandon Burns, a conflicted twelve-year-old TV star from the U.S., runs away from the set - and his problems - while shooting a big-budget film in Canada. His reluctant limo-driver, ... See full summary »

Writers: Don McKellar, Michael Goldbach | Director: Don McKellar | Stars: Don McKellar, Peter Paige, Gil Bellows, Victoria Fodor

Votes: 915

27. Hanni & Nanni 3 (2013)

87 min | Family

6.0
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Writers: Enid Blyton, Christoph Silber | Director: Dagmar Seume | Stars: Jana Münster, Sophia Münster, Katharina Thalbach, Suzanne von Borsody

Votes: 86

28. Wax On, Fuck Off (2010)

4 min | Short, Comedy

7.5
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Ralph Macchio, once a former teen idol, once on the top the world of the 80s. Now he is a family man with a loving wife and the nicest man in Hollywood....That is the problem. Because he ... See full summary »

Writers: Chad Carter, Chris Kula, Ralph Macchio | Director: Todd Holland | Stars: Shane Arenal, Peter Cameron, Kevin Connolly, Brian Edwards

Votes: 167

29. Return of the Ewok (1982 Video)

24 min | Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Young Warwick Davis decides he wants to be in pictures, so he gets himself an agent. The agent gives him an Ewok outfit and points him towards Elstree Studios. There Warwick wanders from set to set looking to find the other Ewoks.

Writers: George Lucas, David Tomblin | Director: David Tomblin | Stars: Warwick Davis, Jeremy Bulloch, Patricia Carr, Anthony Daniels

Votes: 168

30. Dummie de Mummie (2014)

77 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.3
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In a dull village where nothing ever happens, a boy finds a living mummy in his room. It's the start of an amazing friendship, learning the boy more than any friend could.

Writers: Tosca Menten, Tijs van Marle | Director: Pim van Hoeve | Stars: Julian Ras, Yahya Gaier, Roeland Fernhout, Ton Kas

Votes: 90

31. The Ransom of Red Chief (1998 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Western

5.7
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Two hobos strike on a get-rich quick scheme to kidnap an overly-energetic 9-year-old son of a local banker. Based on the classic story by O'Henry.

Writers: O. Henry, Ed Naha | Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Christopher Lloyd, Michael Jeter, Alan Ruck, Kaitlin Hopkins

Votes: 248

32. 'Neath the Arizona Skies (1934)

Unrated | 52 min | Western

5.2
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Chris Morrell, the guardian of half-Indian girl Nina, is helping her find her missing white father. so she can cash in on her late mother's oil lease. Outlaw Sam Black is after the girl and... See full summary »

Writer: Burl R. Tuttle | Director: Harry L. Fraser | Stars: John Wayne, Sheila Terry, Shirley Jean Rickert, Jack Rockwell

Votes: 602

33. Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (2010)

86 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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71 Metascore

In 2001 Jack Cardiff (1914-2009) became the first director of photography in the history of the Academy Awards to win an Honorary Oscar. But the first time he clasped the famous statuette ... See full summary »

Director: Craig McCall | Stars: Jack Cardiff, Martin Scorsese, Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall

Votes: 825

34. Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood (1945)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy

7.0
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When two bumbling barbers act as agents for a talented but unknown singer, they stage a phony murder in order to get him a plum role.

Writers: Nat Perrin, Lou Breslow, Martin A. Gosch | Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Frances Rafferty, Bob Haymes

Votes: 1,801

35. Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Diff'rent Strokes' (2006 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 88 min | Drama

5.5
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The story of the popular situation comedy and its ill fated child stars.

Writer: Gregory K. Pincus | Director: Robert Iscove | Stars: Bruce A. Young, Lorena Gale, Bobb'e J. Thompson, Robert Bailey Jr.

Votes: 111

36. The Texas Rangers (1951)

Approved | 74 min | Western

6.2
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It's 1874 and the Texas Rangers have been reorganized. But Sam Bass has assembled a group of notorious outlaws into a gang the Rangers are unable to cope with. So the Ranger Major releases ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Schayer, Frank Gruber | Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: George Montgomery, Gale Storm, Jerome Courtland, Noah Beery Jr.

Votes: 125

37. Boy Meets Girl (1938)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy

6.1
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Two lazy screenwriters need a story for the studio's cowboy star. A studio waitress turns out to be pregnant. This gives them the idea for a movie about a cowboy and a baby. The waitress's ... See full summary »

Writers: Bella Spewack, Sam Spewack | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Marie Wilson, Ralph Bellamy

Votes: 459

38. Heksen Bestaan Niet (2014)

Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.7
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On her 13th birthday Katie, a talented young girl, receives a magical amulet. This amulet was on a quest to find the fifth and last witch to complete the order of the star witches. Because ... See full summary »

Writers: Adel Adelson, Mustapha Boudellah, Trui van de Brug | Directors: Aramis Tatu, Adel Adelson | Stars: Aliyah Kolf, Senna Borsato, Leontine Ruiters, Vincent Banic

Votes: 79

39. ANNIE: It's the Hard-Knock Life, from Script to Stage (2013 TV Movie)

56 min | Documentary, Family, Music

7.2
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It's the Hard-Knock Life is a feature length documentary that provides an insider's look at the Tony-nominated revival of the musical Annie. The film documents the production through the ... See full summary »

Creator: Christopher W. Czajka | Director: Joshua Seftel | Stars: Andy Blankenbuehler, Lilla Crawford, Madi Rae DiPietro, Katie Finneran

Votes: 28

40. Life After Tomorrow (2006)

PG-13 | Documentary

7.3
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Women who have played orphans in "Annie" are brought together in this documentary.

Directors: Gil Cates Jr., Julie Stevens | Stars: Martha Byrne, Jennine Babo, William Berloni, Theda Stemler Blackwood

Votes: 189

41. Farewell to the Moon (2014)

94 min | Drama

6.5
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It's the hot summer of 1972. On the 9th floor of a tower block on the outskirts of a Dutch provincial town the sixties finally kicked in. Change is in the air and actually materializes the ... See full summary »

Director: Dick Tuinder | Stars: David Eilander, Marcel Faber, Pauline Greidanus, Marcel Hensema

Votes: 91

42. Crayola Kids Adventures: The Trojan Horse (1997 Video)

Adventure, Comedy, History

5.2
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This is a mor kid friendly version of the Illiad

Writer: Dan Zettel | Director: Michael Kruzan | Stars: Adam Wylie, Cody Anders, Georgie Cranford, Cara DeLizia

Votes: 61

43. Wanderlust (2008 Video)

Not Rated | Documentary, Short

7.7
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Follows the making of Tarsem Singh's film The Fall (2006).

Writers: John T. Davis, Nico Soultanakis | Director: Nico Soultanakis | Stars: Leo Bill, Julian Bleach, Aiden Lithgow, Lee Pace

Votes: 52

44. Kids Unlimited (2007–2008)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.5
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A sitcom about a talent agency run for kids by kids.

Creator: Nick Tabri | Stars: Garland Carter, Nicholas Lobue, Elizabeth Machabeli, Angel Manila

Votes: 289

45. Independence (1987 TV Movie)

100 min | Western

5.7
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A dedicated sheriff in the 1880s who, after his first family is ravaged by a gang of renegades, gets a chance for revenge years later when the same outlaws threaten his new family and the frontier town he single handedly tamed.

Writer: Gordon T. Dawson | Director: John Patterson | Stars: John Bennett Perry, Isabella Hofmann, Sandy McPeak, Anthony Zerbe

Votes: 18

46. Blake of Scotland Yard (II) (1937)

Passed | 73 min | Crime, Sci-Fi

3.8
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Sir James Blake has retired from Scotland Yard so that he can assist his niece Hope and her friend Jerry in developing an apparatus they have invented. Sir James thinks that their invention... See full summary »

Writers: Robert F. Hill, Basil Dickey, William Buchanan | Director: Robert F. Hill | Stars: Ralph Byrd, Herbert Rawlinson, Joan Barclay, Lloyd Hughes

Votes: 66

47. Waiting for Woody (1998)

30 min | Short, Comedy

6.2
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Grant Heslov plays an unlucky actor who sees hope when his agent gets him a meeting with Woody Allen, his idol.

Writer: Grant Heslov | Director: Grant Heslov | Stars: Grant Heslov, Robert Katims, Samantha Mathis, Carol Ann Susi

Votes: 167

48. Carmen (2007 TV Movie)

152 min | Drama, Music

8.4
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Director: Jonathan Haswell | Stars: Anna Caterina Antonacci, Jonas Kaufmann, Jacques Imbrailo, Norah Amsellem

Votes: 25

49. My Life on Planet B (2012)

76 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Eppo and Nyke are school friends, B-Movie fans who have their own review show online. Suddenly things change, Nyke gets into the punk/goth scene, while Eppo got obsess with a certain film ... See full summary »

Writers: Rogier de Blok, Iván López Núñez | Director: Iván López Núñez | Stars: Serge Price, Rik Wezenberg, Alix Adams, Ceylan Can

Votes: 86

50. Nostalgia (2008)

30 min | Documentary, Short

6.9
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The making of the Tarsem Singh's fantasy-film 'The Fall'.

Writers: John T. Davis, Nico Soultanakis | Directors: Ian Soroka, Nico Soultanakis | Stars: Leo Bill, Julian Bleach, Daniel Caltagirone, Emil Hostina

Votes: 7