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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, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.

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

2. 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 promise by going on a camping expedition for the lost D.B. Cooper bounty, with calamitous results.

Writers: Fred Wolf, Harris Goldberg, Tom Nursall, Jay Leggett, Mitch Rouse | Director: Steven Brill | Stars: Matthew Lillard, Seth Green, Dax Shepard, Matthew Price

3. The Maltese Falcon (1941)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

8.2
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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.

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

4. 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.

Writers: Scott Z. Burns, Kurt Eichenwald | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Matt Damon, Tony Hale, Patton Oswalt, Lucas McHugh Carroll

5. Marnie (1964)

Approved | 130 min | Drama, Thriller

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.

Writers: Winston Graham, Jay Presson Allen | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, Martin Gabel, Louise Latham

6. Boys and Girls (2000)

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

5.3
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29 Metascore

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

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

7. 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.

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

8. Wonder Boys (2000)

R | 107 min | Drama, Comedy

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.

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

9. 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.

Writers: Gérard Lauzier, Francis Veber, Charlie Peters | Director: Steve Miner | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Katherine Heigl, Dalton James, Lauren Hutton

10. 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 »

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

11. Another You (1991)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime

5.2
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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 »

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

12. 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 »

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

13. Billy Liar (1963)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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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.

Writers: Keith Waterhouse, Willis Hall | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Julie Christie, Wilfred Pickles, Mona Washbourne

14. The Sterile Cuckoo (1969)

M | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

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 »

Writers: John Nichols, Alvin Sargent | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Wendell Burton, Tim McIntire, Anita Alberts

15. Four Shades of Brown (2004)

192 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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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.

Writers: Tomas Alfredson, Robert Gustafsson, Jonas Inde, Andres Lokko, Martin Luuk, Johan Rheborg, Henrik Schyffert | Director: Tomas Alfredson | Stars: Robert Gustafsson, Maria Kulle, Karl Linnertorp, Jonas Inde

16. Choose Me (1984)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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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 »

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

17. Why Would I Lie? (1980)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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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 »

Writers: Hollis Hodges, Peter Stone | Director: Larry Peerce | Stars: Treat Williams, Lisa Eichhorn, Gabriel Macht, Susan Heldfond

18. 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 ?

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

19. The Robber Bride (2007 TV Movie)

89 min | Drama, Mystery

6.0
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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 »

Writers: Margaret Atwood, Tassie Cameron | Director: David Evans | Stars: Mary-Louise Parker, Shawn Doyle, Susan Lynch, Wendy Crewson

20. Elsa & 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 »

Writers: Marcos Carnevale, Marcela Guerty, Lily Ann Martin | Director: Marcos Carnevale | Stars: Manuel Alexandre, China Zorrilla, Blanca Portillo, José Ángel Egido

21. Tender Scoundrel (1966)

94 min | Comedy

5.8
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Writers: Michel Audiard, Jean Becker, Daniel Boulanger, Albert Simonin | Director: Jean Becker | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Nadja Tiller, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Robert Morley

22. Thomas the Impostor (1965)

94 min | Drama

6.8
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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 »

Writers: Jean Cocteau, Michel Worms, Georges Franju, Raphael Cluzel | Director: Georges Franju | Stars: Emmanuelle Riva, Jean Servais, Fabrice Rouleau, Sophie Darès

23. The Broken Hearts Club (2009)

R | 90 min | Romance

7.0
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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.

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

24. In Our Lives (1980–1994)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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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

25. A Charming Man (1941)

86 min | Comedy

7.4
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Writers: Karel Steklý, F.X. Svoboda | Director: Martin Fric | Stars: Oldrich Nový, Ladislav Pesek, Natasa Gollová, Lída Chválová

26. Hush (I) (2006)

5 min | Short, Crime, Drama

4.1
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Some time after miscarrying, the psychologically traumatized Fay Malony finds herself accused of kidnapping. In the course of police investigation, the detective assigned to the case ... See full summary »

Writer: LaTrecesa LeSure | Director: Tom Delfino | Stars: Jacquelyn Knabusch, Tony Pratt, Winona Yellowhammer, Sean Barnes

27. The dagger (1972)

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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 »

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

28. 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.

Writer: Jack Coleman | Director: Tom Verica

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

58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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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.

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

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

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.

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

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

80 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Writer: Tony Sarchet | Director: Tony Dow | Stars: Alfred Molina, Alphonsia Emmanuel, Hywel Bennett, Jill Gascoine