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1. Mommie Dearest (1981)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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The abusive and traumatic adoptive upbringing of Christina Crawford at the hands of her mother, screen queen Joan Crawford, is depicted.

Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Faye Dunaway, Diana Scarwid, Steve Forrest, Howard Da Silva

Votes: 11,419

2. Rosemary's Baby (1968)

R | 137 min | Drama, Horror

8.0
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A young couple move into an apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer

Votes: 148,259

3. The Song of Bernadette (1943)

Approved | 156 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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In 1858 France, Bernadette, an adolescent peasant girl, has a vision of "a beautiful lady" in the city dump. She never claims it to be anything other than this, but the townspeople all ... See full summary »

Director: Henry King | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Charles Bickford, William Eythe, Vincent Price

Votes: 4,759

4. The Painted Veil (2006)

PG-13 | 125 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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69 Metascore

A British medical doctor fights a cholera epidemic in a small Chinese village, while being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.

Director: John Curran | Stars: Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber, Catherine An

Votes: 80,397 | Gross: $8.05M

5. Problem Child (1990)

PG | 81 min | Comedy, Family

5.3
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27 Metascore

A young boy is just short of a monster. He is adopted by a loving man and his wacky wife. The laughs keep coming as the boy pushes them to the limits.

Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Michael Oliver, John Ritter, Jack Warden, Gilbert Gottfried

Votes: 23,388 | Gross: $53.47M

6. Yours, Mine and Ours (1968)

Unrated | 111 min | Comedy, Family

7.2
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A widower with ten children falls for a widow with eight, and they must decide about forming a huge, unconventional family.

Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda, Van Johnson, Louise Troy

Votes: 6,212

7. The Flying Nun (1967–1970)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

6.5
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The misadventures of a nun who can fly and her convent and neighbours.

Stars: Sally Field, Marge Redmond, Madeleine Sherwood, Alejandro Rey

Votes: 1,500

8. Black Narcissus (1947)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

8.0
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After opening a convent in the Himalayas, five nuns encounter conflict and tension - both with the natives and also within their own group - as they attempt to adapt to their remote, exotic surroundings.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Deborah Kerr, David Farrar, Flora Robson, Jenny Laird

Votes: 16,567

9. Alice Sweet Alice (1976)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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After a young girl is brutally murdered during her first communion, her strange and withdrawn older sister becomes the main suspect.

Director: Alfred Sole | Stars: Linda Miller, Mildred Clinton, Paula E. Sheppard, Niles McMaster

Votes: 6,265

10. The Trouble with Angels (1966)

PG | 112 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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Two high-spirited young students at St. Francis Academy For Girls keep things hopping for the challenged Mother Superior and her staff of bewildered Sisters.

Director: Ida Lupino | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Hayley Mills, Binnie Barnes, Camilla Sparv

Votes: 3,582

11. Evelyn (2002)

PG | 94 min | Drama

7.0
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55 Metascore

1953. Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children,... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Julianna Margulies, Aidan Quinn, Sophie Vavasseur

Votes: 5,534 | Gross: $1.37M

12. Audrey Rose (1977)

PG | 113 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.9
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A stranger attempts to convince a happily married couple that their daughter is actually his daughter reincarnated.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Marsha Mason, John Beck, Susan Swift

Votes: 4,329

13. Angels in the Outfield (1951)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.1
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A young woman reporter blames the Pittsburgh Pirates' losing streak on the obscenely abusive manager. While she attempts to learn more about him for her column, he begins hearing the voice ... See full summary »

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Paul Douglas, Janet Leigh, Keenan Wynn, Donna Corcoran

Votes: 1,675

14. The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)

Unrated | 126 min | Drama

7.4
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At a big city Catholic school, Father O'Malley and Sister Benedict indulge in friendly rivalry, and succeed in extending the school through the gift of a building.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Bing Crosby, Ingrid Bergman, Henry Travers, William Gargan

Votes: 5,714 | Gross: $21.30M

15. Omen IV: The Awakening (1991 TV Movie)

Unrated | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

3.9
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Damien Thorn is dead, but his prophecy is reborn in a mysterious girl named Delia, who is adopted by two attorneys, Gene & Karen York. When Karen realizes her baby was born under suspicious... See full summary »

Directors: Jorge Montesi, Dominique Othenin-Girard | Stars: Faye Grant, Michael Woods, Michael Lerner, Madison Mason

Votes: 4,834

16. Barbe bleue (2009)

Not Rated | 80 min | Fantasy

6.3
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73 Metascore

An adaptation of the classic tale of a wealthy aristocrat with a blue beard.

Director: Catherine Breillat | Stars: Dominique Thomas, Lola Créton, Daphné Baiwir, Marilou Lopes-Benites

Votes: 1,065 | Gross: $0.04M

17. Don't Deliver Us from Evil (1971)

Unrated | 102 min | Drama, Horror

6.9
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Anne and Lore, neighbors and best friends, barely into their teens, board at a convent school where they have taken a vow to sin and to serve Satan. Anne keeps a secret diary, they read a ... See full summary »

Director: Joël Séria | Stars: Jeanne Goupil, Catherine Wagener, Bernard Dhéran, Gérard Darrieu

Votes: 1,537

18. La monja (2005)

R | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.0
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A group of teenage girls are terrorized by Sister Ursula, a nun that believes she must rid the world of all sin. After Sister Ursula mysteriously disappears, the Catholic school is shut ... See full summary »

Director: Luis de la Madrid | Stars: Anita Briem, Belén Blanco, Manu Fullola, Alistair Freeland

Votes: 2,545

19. The Mighty Macs (2009)

G | 99 min | Drama, Sport

6.5
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49 Metascore

In the early 70s, Cathy Rush becomes the head basketball coach at a tiny, all-girls Catholic college. Though her team has no gym and no uniforms -- and the school itself is in danger of being sold -- Coach Rush looks to steer her girls to their first national championship.

Director: Tim Chambers | Stars: Carla Gugino, Marley Shelton, Ellen Burstyn, David Boreanaz

Votes: 1,159 | Gross: $1.89M

20. Bruno (2000)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Bruno is the story of a unique young boy genius, Bruno (Alex D. Linz), whose expression of his own individuality leads his family and community along an emotional journey. By the time he ... See full summary »

Director: Shirley MacLaine | Stars: Alex D. Linz, Shirley MacLaine, Gary Sinise, Joey Lauren Adams

Votes: 1,220

21. Krakatoa: East of Java (1968)

G | 131 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.5
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In 1883, ship captain Hanson plans a shipwreck salvage mission in The Dutch East Indies to retrieve a cargo of pearls but an unexpected volcano eruption and a state-ordered transport of convicts upset his plans.

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Maximilian Schell, Diane Baker, Brian Keith, Barbara Werle

Votes: 992

22. Marquis de Sade's Justine (1977)

99 min | Drama

4.4
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Justine is a nubile young virgin cast out of a French orphanage and thrust into a depraved world of prostitution, predatory lesbians, a fugitive murderess, bondage, branding, and one ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Boger | Stars: Koo Stark, Martin Potter, Lydia Lisle, Katherine Kath

Votes: 330

23. Kongo (1932)

Passed | 86 min | Drama, Horror

6.6
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This remake of West of Zanzibar (1928) made four years later tries to outdo the Lon Chaney original in morbidity. From a wheelchair a handicapped white man rules an area of Africa as a ... See full summary »

Director: William J. Cowen | Stars: Walter Huston, Lupe Velez, Conrad Nagel, Virginia Bruce

Votes: 659

24. Stealing Heaven (1988)

R | 108 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.9
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Abelard, a respected philosopher and teacher in 12th-century Paris, is hired to tutor the intelligent and beautiful Heloise. They soon fall in love, but must hide their affection because ... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Derek de Lint, Kim Thomson, Denholm Elliott, Bernard Hepton

Votes: 551

25. Brides of Christ (1991– )

Drama

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Diane, a young woman growing up in Australia in the mid 1960s, walks away from her fiancé to join a convent after being sure she has a calling to the faith. The Catholic Church and its ... See full summary »

Stars: Brenda Fricker, Sandy Gore, Josephine Byrnes, Lisa Hensley

Votes: 533

26. The Keys of the Kingdom (1944)

Approved | 137 min | Drama

7.3
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A young priest, Father Chisholm is sent to China to establish a Catholic parish among the non-Christian Chinese. While his boyhood friend, also a priest, flourishes in his calling as a ... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Gregory Peck, Thomas Mitchell, Vincent Price, Rose Stradner

Votes: 1,917

27. The Private War of Major Benson (1955)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.7
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A Major noted for advancing with his mouth before thinking is given a choice: to be drummed out of the Army, or take command of and shape up the ROTC program at Sheridan Academy before it ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: Charlton Heston, Julie Adams, William Demarest, Tim Hovey

Votes: 619

28. Where Angels Go Trouble Follows! (1968)

G | 93 min | Comedy

6.4
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An old-line Mother Superior is challenged by a modern young nun when they take the girls of St. Francis Academy on a bus trip across the U.S.A.

Director: James Neilson | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Stella Stevens, Binnie Barnes, Mary Wickes

Votes: 1,171

29. Girls Town (1959)

90 min | Drama

3.0
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Chip is killed accidentally while trying to rape a blonde girl, who runs. Silver becomes the number-one suspect although she has an alibi, but because she's had previous brushes with the ... See full summary »

Director: Charles F. Haas | Stars: Mamie Van Doren, Mel Tormé, Ray Anthony, Margaret Hayes

Votes: 630

30. Queen Kelly (1929)

Passed | 101 min | Drama

7.8
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A convent girl is abducted and seduced by a prince before being sent off to a brothel in East Africa.

Directors: Erich von Stroheim, Richard Boleslawski, Edmund Goulding, Irving Thalberg, Sam Wood | Stars: Gloria Swanson, Walter Byron, Seena Owen, Sylvia Ashton

Votes: 2,756

31. Bernadette (1988)

PG | 119 min | Drama

6.9
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In 1857, an unemployed miller moves his family into grim lodgings; his wife takes in laundry. In February of 1858, at the Massabielle grotto, their 14-year old asthmatic, illiterate ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Sydney Penny, Jean-Marc Bory, Jean-Marie Bernicat, Philippe Brigaud

Votes: 151

32. The Nude Restaurant (1967)

100 min

6.1
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At a New York City restaurant, the patrons are men, nude but for a G-string, waited on by one woman, also clad in a G-string (played by Viva) and a G-bestringed (bestrung?) waiter. Some of ... See full summary »

Director: Andy Warhol | Stars: Brigid Berlin, Julian Burrough, Taylor Mead, Allen Midgette

Votes: 100

33. Satan Never Sleeps (1962)

125 min | Drama, History, War

6.1
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During the Chinese Civil War of 1949, the Communists constantly harass the two priests of a remote Catholic mission outpost.

Directors: Leo McCarey, David W. Orton | Stars: William Holden, Clifton Webb, France Nuyen, Athene Seyler

Votes: 503

34. Sally and Saint Anne (1952)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy

6.6
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Sally O'Moyne, a good-natured but awkward school-girl lives with her extended and eccentric Irish-American clan. One day at school, unable to find her lunch bucket, Sally says a prayer to ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Ann Blyth, Edmund Gwenn, John McIntire, Gregg Palmer

Votes: 103

35. The Countess Died of Laughter (1973)

87 min | Comedy

4.2
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A man goes to a convent with exciting news, one of the nuns is an heir to a fortune! The man causes the nuns to become obsessed with him as he tries to find the right heir.

Director: Franz Antel | Stars: Teri Tordai, Gabriele Tinti, Femi Benussi, Christina Losta

Votes: 39

36. Applause (1929)

80 min | Drama, Musical

7.3
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A burlesque star seeks to keep her convent-raised daughter away from her low-down life and abusive lover/stage manager.

Director: Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Helen Morgan, Joan Peers, Fuller Mellish Jr., Jack Cameron

Votes: 1,081

37. Conspiracy of Hearts (1960)

113 min | Drama, War

7.2
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Catholic nuns risk their lives to help Jewish children in an Italian internment camp escape to Palestine during World War II.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Lilli Palmer, Sylvia Syms, Yvonne Mitchell, Ronald Lewis

Votes: 346

38. Christmas Lilies of the Field (1979 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.1
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Homer Smith returns to the chapel which, years before, he helped to build to find that the nuns have taken in a group of homeless/unwanted/runaway children. Once again, he is inspired by ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Billy Dee Williams, Maria Schell, Fay Hauser, Lisa Mann

Votes: 60

39. Mam'zelle Nitouche (1954)

90 min | Comedy

5.8
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Director: Yves Allégret | Stars: Fernandel, Pier Angeli, Jean Debucourt, Georges Chamarat

Votes: 78

40. Miracle at Moreaux (1985 TV Movie)

58 min | Drama, History

7.5
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A French Catholic boarding school allows three Jewish children to take refuge at Christmas during the Nazi occupation.

Director: Paul Shapiro | Stars: Loretta Swit, Robert Joy, Ken Pogue, Robert Kosoy

Votes: 91

41. Sacred Hearts (1985)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Life in a repressive convent school during the Second World War.

Director: Barbara Rennie | Stars: Anna Massey, Katrin Cartlidge, Oona Kirsch, Fiona Shaw

Votes: 28

42. A Time for Miracles (1980 TV Movie)

97 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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A true story about Elizabeth Bayley Seton, the first American to ever be canonized as a saint by the Pope. She took up Catholicism after the death of her rich husband, fought bigotry and opened free catholic schools and orphanages.

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Rossano Brazzi, John Forsythe

Votes: 63

43. Frost in May (1982– )

85 min | Drama

7.5
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Stars: Elizabeth Shepherd, John Carson, Janet Maw, Daniel Day-Lewis

Votes: 15

44. The Bells of St. Mary's (1959 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

7.4
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Director: Tom Donovan | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Marc Connelly, Glenda Farrell, Nancy Marchand

Votes: 29

45. Outlaws of Cherokee Trail (1941)

Passed | 56 min | Western

7.9
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The Cherokee Strip is off limits to the Rangers, so that is where badman Lemar operates from. When the Rangers capture his brother and the jury sentences him to hang, Lemar starts killing ... See full summary »

Director: Lester Orlebeck | Stars: Bob Steele, Tom Tyler, Rufe Davis, Lois Collier

Votes: 10

46. Un garibaldino al convento (1942)

83 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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An old woman's poignant reminiscence of her youth in a convent school, the happy moments and the sad, and her tragic love for a Garibaldian.

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Leonardo Cortese, María Mercader, Carla Del Poggio, Fausto Guerzoni

Votes: 86

47. The Little Nuns (1963)

100 min | Comedy

6.2
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Two nuns come to Rome to protest to an airline about its jet planes which have been flying over their convent school, disrupting teaching of the little orphans who study there and damaging ... See full summary »

Director: Luciano Salce | Stars: Catherine Spaak, Amedeo Nazzari, Didi Perego, Umberto D'Orsi

Votes: 18

48. The Awakening (1956)

97 min | Drama

6.9
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A Roman nun who was a missionary in Africa for 20 years is sent to a convent near Naples where she grows very fond of a boy whose father has died. The child's mother is about to leave him ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Camerini | Stars: Anna Magnani, Emma Baron, Marisa Belli, Piero Boccia

Votes: 17

49. Little Miss Thoroughbred (1938)

Passed | 65 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.1
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A young orphan girl wants a small-time gambler to be her father.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: John Litel, Ann Sheridan, Frank McHugh, Janet Chapman

Votes: 56

50. The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (2005–2008)
Episode: Forever Plaid (2006)

G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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When Zack and Cody try to repair a wall they accidentally damaged in the hotel, the hole they make reveals a room full of girls; London attends the same school with Maddie, but everything goes bad.

Director: Jim Drake | Stars: Cole Sprouse, Dylan Sprouse, Brenda Song, Ashley Tisdale

Votes: 90