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1. The Breakfast Club (1985)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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62 Metascore

Five high school students meet in Saturday detention and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.

Director: John Hughes | Stars: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy

Votes: 275,909 | Gross: $38.10M

2. The Gift (VI) (2015)

R | 108 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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77 Metascore

A young married couple's lives are thrown into a harrowing tailspin when an acquaintance from the husband's past brings mysterious gifts and a horrifying secret to light after more than 20 years.

Director: Joel Edgerton | Stars: Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall, Joel Edgerton, Allison Tolman

Votes: 96,783 | Gross: $43.77M

3. Liar Liar (1997)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.8
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70 Metascore

A fast-track lawyer can't lie for 24 hours due to his son's birthday wish after he turns his son down for the last time.

Director: Tom Shadyac | Stars: Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Justin Cooper, Cary Elwes

Votes: 232,853 | Gross: $181.40M

4. Bad Teacher (2011)

R | 92 min | Comedy

5.7
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47 Metascore

A lazy, incompetent middle school teacher who hates her job, her students, and her co-workers is forced to return to teaching to make enough money for breast implants after her wealthy fiancé dumps her.

Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Justin Timberlake, Lucy Punch

Votes: 166,947 | Gross: $100.29M

5. The Maltese Falcon (1941)

Approved | 100 min | Film-Noir, Mystery

8.1
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A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George, Peter Lorre

Votes: 121,148

6. The Informant! (2009)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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66 Metascore

The U.S. government decides to go after an agro-business giant with a price-fixing accusation, based on the evidence submitted by their star witness, vice president-turned-informant Mark Whitacre.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Matt Damon, Tony Hale, Patton Oswalt, Lucas McHugh Carroll

Votes: 54,646 | Gross: $33.31M

7. Without a Paddle (2004)

PG-13 | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Mystery

5.9
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29 Metascore

After their friend dies, three men decide to fulfill their childhood dream by going on a camping expedition for the lost D. B. Cooper bounty, with calamitous results.

Director: Steven Brill | Stars: Matthew Lillard, Seth Green, Dax Shepard, Matthew Price

Votes: 38,746 | Gross: $58.16M

8. Marnie (1964)

Approved | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Mark marries Marnie although she is a habitual thief and has serious psychological problems, and tries to help her confront and resolve them.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, Martin Gabel, Louise Latham

Votes: 35,914

9. Six Degrees of Separation (1993)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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An affluent New York couple find their lives touched, intruded upon, and compelled by a mysterious young black man who is never quite who he says he is.

Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Will Smith, Stockard Channing, Donald Sutherland, Ian McKellen

Votes: 17,157 | Gross: $6.41M

10. My Father the Hero (1994)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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A teenage girl on vacation in the Bahamas with her divorced father tries to impress a potential boyfriend by saying that her father is actually her lover.

Director: Steve Miner | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Katherine Heigl, Dalton James, Lauren Hutton

Votes: 9,068 | Gross: $25.48M

11. Another You (1991)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime

5.3
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George has been in a mental hospital for 3 years and is finally ready to go out into the real world again. Eddie Dash, a dedicated con-man, is supposed to keep him out of trouble, but when ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Phillips | Stars: Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Mercedes Ruehl, Stephen Lang

Votes: 2,875 | Gross: $2.87M

12. Wonder Boys (2000)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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73 Metascore

An English Professor tries to deal with his wife leaving him, the arrival of his editor who has been waiting for his book for seven years, and the various problems that his friends and associates involve him in.

Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire, Frances McDormand, Robert Downey Jr.

Votes: 56,113 | Gross: $19.39M

13. Two Girls and a Guy (1997)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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66 Metascore

Two girls, Carla and Lou meet on the street outside a loft waiting for their boyfriends. In a short time, they find out that they're waiting for the same guy - young actor Blake, who said ... See full summary »

Director: James Toback | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Heather Graham, Natasha Gregson Wagner, Angel David

Votes: 6,107 | Gross: $1.95M

14. Boys and Girls (2000)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.4
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29 Metascore

A friendship is put to the ultimate test when two best friends wind up in bed together.

Director: Robert Iscove | Stars: Freddie Prinze Jr., Claire Forlani, Brendon Ryan Barrett, Gay Thomas Wilson

Votes: 14,206 | Gross: $20.63M

15. Elsa & Fred (2014)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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49 Metascore

"Elsa and Fred" is the story of two people who at the end of the road, discover that it's never too late to love and make dreams come true. Elsa has lived for the past 60 years dreaming of ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Radford | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Christopher Plummer, Marcia Gay Harden, Wendell Pierce

Votes: 2,292

16. The Sterile Cuckoo (1969)

M | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Two students from neighboring colleges in upstate New York are swept up in a tragic romantic interlude calling for a maturity of vision beyond their experience of capabilities. Pookie Adams... See full summary »

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Wendell Burton, Tim McIntire, Anita Alberts

Votes: 1,503

17. Billy Liar (1963)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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82 Metascore

A lazy, irresponsible young clerk in provincial Northern England lives in his own fantasy world and makes emotionally immature decisions as he alienates friends and family.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Julie Christie, Wilfred Pickles, Mona Washbourne

Votes: 4,499 | Gross: $0.04M

18. Deceiver (1997)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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Textile company heir Wayland is accused of murder of a prostitute named Elizabeth, whose body was found cut in two in the park. The murder is investigated by tough detective Kennesaw and ... See full summary »

Directors: Jonas Pate, Josh Pate | Stars: Tim Roth, Chris Penn, Michael Rooker, Renée Zellweger

Votes: 5,288 | Gross: $0.55M

19. Choose Me (1984)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Several lost-soul night-owls, including a nightclub owner, a talkback radio relationships counseller, and an itinerant stranger have encounters that expose their contradictions and ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Rudolph | Stars: Geneviève Bujold, Keith Carradine, Lesley Ann Warren, Patrick Bauchau

Votes: 2,157

20. Violette (1978)

Not Rated | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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In an interwar France struggling with profound social and political change, 18-year-old Violette Noziere rebels against the constraints of her claustrophobic, working-class (and possibly incestuous) family, with troubling consequences.

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Stéphane Audran, Jean Carmet, Jean-François Garreaud

Votes: 1,580

21. Fyra nyanser av brunt (2004)

192 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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An eccentric millionaire dies at a manor in Dalarna in Sweden, leaving behind three sons and a mistress. One of four parallel stories about parents and children. Four sides of Sweden. Four shades of brown.

Director: Tomas Alfredson | Stars: Robert Gustafsson, Maria Kulle, Karl Linnertorp, Jonas Inde

Votes: 3,751

22. Hexed (1993)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Thriller

5.5
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Lowly hotel clerk Matthew Welch stumbles unto a chance to go on a date with supermodel Hexina by pretending he is someone else. But something goes wrong on the date, she tries to kill him! ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Spencer | Stars: Arye Gross, Claudia Christian, Adrienne Shelly, Ray Baker

Votes: 1,268 | Gross: $2.79M

23. The Robber Bride (2007 TV Movie)

89 min | Drama, Mystery

5.9
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The facts: journalist Zenia Arden is missing, her abandoned car is found with three pints of her blood splattered inside, and one of her fingers severed from her body is found close to the ... See full summary »

Director: David Evans | Stars: Mary-Louise Parker, Shawn Doyle, Susan Lynch, Wendy Crewson

Votes: 312

24. Happenstance (2000)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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59 Metascore

How, thanks to what's known as the "Butterfly theory" (a random series of unlinked events), can a young woman and a young man meet ?

Director: Laurent Firode | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Faudel, Eric Savin, Nathalie Besançon

Votes: 3,606

25. Elsa y Fred (2005)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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52 Metascore

When the retired seventy-seven years old hypochondriac widower Fred moves to an apartment in Madrid, his temperamental daughter Cuca has an incident with his next door neighbor, the elder ... See full summary »

Director: Marcos Carnevale | Stars: Manuel Alexandre, China Zorrilla, Blanca Portillo, José Ángel Egido

Votes: 2,933 | Gross: $0.19M

26. Une belle fille comme moi (1972)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Stanislas Previne is a young sociologist, preparing a thesis on criminal women. He meets in prison Camille Bliss to interview her. Camille is accused to have murdered her lover Arthur and ... See full summary »

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Bernadette Lafont, Claude Brasseur, Charles Denner, Guy Marchand

Votes: 1,623

27. Little Bi Peep (2013)

78 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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Sleepless, hopeless, and out of love.

Directors: Jon Russell Cring, Anna Shields | Stars: Anna Shields, Sara Jecko, Leigh Strimbeck, Tara Rule

Votes: 32

28. Why Would I Lie? (1980)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Cletus is a compulsive liar. He prefers the term 'fabrication' to lie though. When Cletus becomes a social worker he's assigned the case of a boy called Jorge (with a 'J') who was taken ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Peerce | Stars: Treat Williams, Lisa Eichhorn, Gabriel Macht, Susan Heldfond

Votes: 186

29. Peccato che sia una canaglia (1954)

95 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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When young and attractive Lina Stroppiani, a thief like the rest of her family, tries to steal the taxi of Paolo, together with two accomplices, she can't possibly know that this will have ... See full summary »

Director: Alessandro Blasetti | Stars: Vittorio De Sica, Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Giorgio Sanna

Votes: 574

30. Tender Scoundrel (1966)

94 min | Comedy

5.9
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Tony Maréchal is a professional seducer. Having conquered countless women, proclaims that there is none that can resist his charm. To prove this makes a difficult challenge: to seduce baroness Minna von Strasshofer.

Director: Jean Becker | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Nadja Tiller, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Robert Morley

Votes: 217

31. Monpti (1957)

96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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A poor 22 y.o. Hungarian man who's recently arrived in Paris meets a seemingly wealthy 17 y.o. Parisian girl. They fall in love, but tragedy ensues when the truth behind the girl is revealed.

Director: Helmut Käutner | Stars: Romy Schneider, Horst Buchholz, Mara Lane, Boy Gobert

Votes: 368

32. Thomas l'imposteur (1965)

94 min | Drama

6.9
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In the First World War, when Paris is expected to fall to the Germans, the attractive widow, Princesse de Bormes, organises a convoy of cars to evacuate the wounded from the front, and ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Franju | Stars: Emmanuelle Riva, Jean Servais, Fabrice Rouleau, Sophie Darès

Votes: 174

33. Can't Help Falling

Comedy | Announced

When a compulsive liar visits his family for a funeral, he is confronted with his lies and has to learn to live a truthful life.

Director: Tom Verica

34. The Broken Hearts Club (2009)

R | 90 min | Romance

7.2
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An apathetic clinical psychiatrist is put to the test when his clinically insane patients are replaced with the clinically heart-broken.

Director: Angelo Bell | Stars: Tank Jones, Maya Dunbar, Michael Monks, Sean Ross

Votes: 21

35. In Our Lives (1980–1994)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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The goings on of the kids at Regional High School. Long running, award winning, popular comical-dramatic television series about the kids at Regional High School. The everyday lives of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Aaron Michael Lacey, Joe Jolles, Joey Sorge, Eugene Williams

Votes: 15

36. Six Million Dollar Conman (2012)

71 min | Documentary, Crime

6.3
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The story of Christian Gerhartsreiter, an habitual conman, Rockefeller impostor, and convicted murderer.

Director: Louise Osmond | Stars: Traudl Apfel, Marilyn Bourne, Meredith Bruckner, Bob Brusca

Votes: 18

37. Roztomilý clovek (1941)

86 min | Comedy

7.5
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Director: Martin Fric | Stars: Oldrich Nový, Ladislav Pesek, Natasa Gollová, Lída Chválová

Votes: 90

38. Deshne (1972)

105 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Banafsheh, a young prostitute who has fled with a man to the seaside in hope of starting a new life has to return to her profession as she learns about the betrayal of her lover. Penniless ... See full summary »

Director: Fereydun Gole | Stars: Behrouz Vossoughi, Fourouzan, Hosein Gil, Ebrahim Naderi

Votes: 128

39. Ale je zenatý (1982 TV Movie)

94 min | Drama

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Director: Jirí Adamec | Stars: Veronika Zilková, Pavel Soukup, Ludek Munzar, Jana Hlavácová

40. O dívce, která slápla na chléb (2007 TV Movie)

56 min | Family, Fantasy

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Director: Jirí Strach | Stars: Lucie Molnárová, Karolína Peslová, Jan Cina, Martin Hájek

41. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Every Breath You Take: Part 1 (2001)

58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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The body of missing Police Sergeant Debbie Briton turns up in a golf bag. Suspicion falls on a stalker, but Grace is not convinced that he is the killer.

Director: Gary Love | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Holly Aird, Claire Goose

Votes: 73

42. Skoda lásky (2013– )
Episode: Miska je kouzelná (2015)

28 min | Comedy

7.2
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Director: Petr Zahrádka | Stars: Martha Issová, Julia Issa, Stanislav Majer, Eva Leimbergerová

Votes: 6

43. Cold Squad (1998–2005)
Episode: Taggert Family (1998)

44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Ali revisits the case of Barbara Taggert, a mother who was killed in a house fire in 1995 that was ruled an arson. Her daughter Lisa disappeared that night and was presumed abducted.

Director: Richard Leiterman | Stars: Julie Stewart, Michael Hogan, Joy Tanner, Paul Boretski

Votes: 17

44. Psych (2006–2014)
Episode: Truer Lies (2009)

TV-PG | 42 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

8.1
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Every lie is built on a kernel of truth. This time, compulsive liar Ryan, who is notorious for calling in tips and sending the department on wild goose chases, is telling the truth about ... See full summary »

Director: Martha Coolidge | Stars: James Roday, Dulé Hill, Timothy Omundson, Maggie Lawson

Votes: 412

45. Screen One (1985–2002)
Episode: Trust Me (1992)

80 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Director: Tony Dow | Stars: Alfred Molina, Alphonsia Emmanuel, Hywel Bennett, Jill Gascoine

Votes: 27