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1. Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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65 Metascore

Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen.

Writers: Kelly Marcel, Sue Smith | Director: John Lee Hancock | Stars: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Annie Rose Buckley, Colin Farrell

2. Finding Neverland (2004)

PG | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.8
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67 Metascore

The story of J.M. Barrie's friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan.

Writers: Allan Knee, David Magee | Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Julie Christie, Radha Mitchell

3. You've Got Mail (1998)

PG | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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57 Metascore

Two business rivals hate each other at the office but fall in love over the internet.

Writers: Miklós László, Nora Ephron, Delia Ephron | Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Greg Kinnear, Parker Posey

4. The Door in the Floor (2004)

R | 111 min | Drama

6.8
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67 Metascore

A writer's young assistant becomes both pawn and catalyst in his boss's disintegrating household.

Writers: John Irving, Tod Williams | Director: Tod Williams | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Kim Basinger, Jon Foster, Elle Fanning

5. Miss Potter (2006)

PG | 92 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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57 Metascore

The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success.

Writer: Richard Maltby Jr. | Director: Chris Noonan | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, Emily Watson, Barbara Flynn

6. Adam (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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56 Metascore

Adam, a lonely man with Asperger's Syndrome, develops a relationship with his upstairs neighbor, Beth.

Writer: Max Mayer | Director: Max Mayer | Stars: Hugh Dancy, Rose Byrne, Peter Gallagher, Amy Irving

7. The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.9
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In 1900, a young widow finds her seaside cottage is haunted...and forms a unique relationship with the ghost.

Writers: Philip Dunne, R.A. Dick | Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, George Sanders, Edna Best

8. Closet Land (1991)

R | 89 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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A young writer is interrogated by a sadistic secret policeman. She is accused of embedding political messages in her children's stories. The entire movie takes place in one room, with only ... See full summary »

Writer: Radha Bharadwaj | Director: Radha Bharadwaj | Stars: Madeleine Stowe, Alan Rickman

9. Lucía, Lucía (2003)

R | 110 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.2
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51 Metascore

Lucia, an children's book author, tells the story of her husband's disappearance. One day on their way to Brazil he just disappears. She goes to the police, gets a ransom note, and makes ... See full summary »

Writers: Rosa Montero, Antonio Serrano, Marcela Fuentes-Berain | Director: Antonio Serrano | Stars: Cecilia Roth, Carlos Álvarez-Nóvoa, Kuno Becker, Margarita Isabel

10. No Time for Love (2009)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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When career focused Malou meets Bohemian Simon she realizes that opposites DO attract and that it's really only when you're open to the unexpected, that you truly live and feel life.

Writer: Lars Mering | Directors: Theis Mølstrøm Christensen, Lasse Spang Olsen | Stars: Tuva Novotny, Dejan Cukic, Robert Hansen, Solbjørg Højfeldt

11. Hiccups (2010– )

Comedy

4.9
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Creators: Brent Butt, Laura Lightbown, Nancy Robertson, David Storey | Stars: Nancy Robertson, Laura Soltis, David Ingram, Emily Perkins

12. Dazzle (1999)

88 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.6
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A fairy takes on human form and enters the life of a widowed children's book author and his daughter.

Writers: Stephen Ronald Francis, Gus Silber | Director: David Lister | Stars: Maxwell Caulfield, Charlotte Savage, Dale Cutts, Emmanuel Castis

13. Red Mercury (2005)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.2
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Three young Muslim men, part of a terror cell, are making a bomb in a London flat, when they get a call to vacate immediately with their gear. The police have been alerted and they are ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Ansorge, Farrukh Dhondy, Michael Wearing | Director: Roy Battersby | Stars: David Bradley, Stockard Channing, Pete Postlethwaite, Ron Silver

14. Murder in My House (2006 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 93 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

4.5
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A retired lawyer investigates a murder that occurred in the house he has just moved into with his daughter, unaware the killer is watching him.

Writers: Robert Malenfant, Christine Conradt | Director: Robert Malenfant | Stars: Barbara Niven, Gary Hudson, Daniel J. Travanti, Lisa Zane

15. Montreal Writer (2002)

32 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

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It's 4am. Do you know who's watching your door?

Director: Seth Mendelson | Stars: Antonio Di Thomasis, Seth Mendelson

16. Making Love (1983)

95 min | Drama

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Tae-hun, a rugby player and author of children's books, and Mi-hae, an art major, are the most popular couple on campus. When Mi-hae's parents decide to emigrate to the USA, the two lovers ... See full summary »

Writer: Gyu-hyeong Lee | Director: Yeo-song Moon | Stars: Yong-woo Kil, Seon-a Choi, Woo-yeong Seon, Hyo-jeong Lee

17. Ace of Cakes (2006– )
Episode: Bobble Head Baker (2009)

Reality-TV

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Elena creates a bobble head cake, while Anna works on one inspired by the Antarctic.

Writer: Jen Wise | Director: Matthew Carr | Stars: Duff Goldman, Mary Alice Fallon Yeskey, Geoffry Manthorne, Elena Fox

18. Countdown (1982– )
Episode: Episode #71.106 (2014)

Game-Show

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Writer: Armand Jammot | Director: Derek Hallworth | Stars: Nick Hewer, Rachel Riley, David Baddiel, Susie Dent

19. The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986–2011)
Episode: Episode dated 16 September 2003 (2003)

Drama, Talk-Show

4.2
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Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Madonna, Kyle Andrew, Kim Cattrall

20. Outreach Connection (2007– )
Episode: Leisha Kelly - Children's Author (2008)

Unrated | Talk-Show

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Leisha Kelly, children's Author, sits down with Dr. Debra Peppers on the Christian Television network program "Outreach Connection".

Writer: Debra Peppers | Director: Donette Douglas | Stars: Leisha Kelly, Debra Peppers

21. Get Smart (1965–1970)
Episode: The Reluctant Redhead (1968)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Crime

8.5
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CONTROL tries to get some KAOS files with the help of a non-professional spy.

Creators: Mel Brooks, Buck Henry | Director: James Komack | Stars: Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Edward Platt, Julie Sommars

22. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Written in Blood (1998)

102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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After a noted author speaks before a group of local Midsomer writers, the naked body of the event's host is found bludgeoned to death in his bedroom.

Writers: Caroline Graham, Anthony Horowitz | Director: Jeremy Silberston | Stars: John Nettles, Daniel Casey, Jane Wymark, Laura Howard

23. Futurama (1999– )
Episode: Yo Leela Leela (2011)

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.1
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Against all odds, Leela manages to write a successful children story, which becomes a huge TV hit. But Leela's success comes with a secret.

Creators: Matt Groening, David X. Cohen | Directors: Frank Marino, Peter Avanzino | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille