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1. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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A young woman is forced to fulfill her destiny of fighting vampires and demons with the help of her friends all the while struggling to live a normal teenage life of heart break and drama.

Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan, Anthony Head

Votes: 105,272

2. Party of Five (1994–2000)

60 min | Drama, Family

6.7
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Five siblings are left to find their own way in the world when their parents are killed by a drunk driver. The series revolves around the struggles of raising each other and the struggles ... See full summary »

Stars: Matthew Fox, Scott Wolf, Neve Campbell, Lacey Chabert

Votes: 7,274

3. Pet Sematary (1989)

R | 103 min | Horror, Thriller

6.6
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Behind a young family's home in Maine is a terrible secret that holds the power of life after death. When tragedy strikes, the threat of that power soon becomes undeniable.

Director: Mary Lambert | Stars: Dale Midkiff, Denise Crosby, Fred Gwynne, Brad Greenquist

Votes: 66,681 | Gross: $57.47M

4. Semi-Pro (2008)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Sport

5.8
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47 Metascore

Jackie Moon, the owner-coach-player of the American Basketball Association's Flint Michigan Tropics, rallies his teammates to make their NBA dreams come true

Director: Kent Alterman | Stars: Will Ferrell, Woody Harrelson, André Benjamin, Maura Tierney

Votes: 68,615 | Gross: $33.47M

5. Strange Wilderness (2008)

R | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy

5.3
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12 Metascore

With the ratings dropping for a wilderness-themed TV show, two animal fans go to the Andes in search of Bigfoot.

Director: Fred Wolf | Stars: Steve Zahn, Allen Covert, Justin Long, Jonah Hill

Votes: 19,009 | Gross: $6.56M

6. Le concert (2009)

PG-13 | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.6
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60 Metascore

Thirty years ago, Andrei Simoniovich Filipov, the renowned conductor of the Bolshoi orchestra, was fired for hiring Jewish musicians. Now a mere cleaning man at the Bolshoi, he learns by ... See full summary »

Director: Radu Mihaileanu | Stars: Aleksey Guskov, Mélanie Laurent, Dmitriy Nazarov, François Berléand

Votes: 15,344 | Gross: $0.66M

7. Coach (2010 Video)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

5.4
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A slacker trust-fund type finds the motivation to pick up a job as the coach of middle school soccer team.

Director: Will Frears | Stars: Hugh Dancy, Jonathan Gutierrez, Liane Balaban, Mamie Gummer

Votes: 890

8. Buried Treasure (2001 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

7.0
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Harry Jenkins is a self-made business man, who one day receives a message that his only daughter has died in a car crash. Last time he saw his daughter was at his wife's funeral. When ... See full summary »

Director: Adrian Shergold | Stars: John Thaw, Dominique Jackson, Wil Johnson, Rachel Davies

Votes: 103

9. Knafayim Shvurot (2002)

R | 87 min | Drama

7.5
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75 Metascore

Daphne and her four children try to cope with the abrupt death of husband/father. As the family seems to fall apart, a sudden incident gives them a chance to heal their 'broken wings'.

Director: Nir Bergman | Stars: Orly Silbersatz Banai, Maya Maron, Nitai Gvirtz, Daniel Magon

Votes: 2,171 | Gross: $0.41M

10. Mysterious Doctor Satan (1940)

Approved | 267 min | Adventure, Action, Crime

7.2
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A mad scientist plots the domination of America and only the masked hero, The Copperhead, can stop him.

Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Eduardo Ciannelli, Robert Wilcox, William Newell, C. Montague Shaw

Votes: 156

11. Bobbie's Girl (2002 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Two middle-aged Lesbians (Peters and Ward) find their lives complicated when one of them (Ward) takes in her ten-year-old nephew (Sangster).

Director: Jeremy Kagan | Stars: Bernadette Peters, Rachel Ward, Jonathan Silverman, Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Votes: 327

12. An Eye for an Eye (1973)

PG | 84 min | Horror, Thriller

5.3
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A children's television show host stalks and murders abusive parents.

Director: Larry G. Brown | Stars: Tom Basham, Gene Carlson, Gretchen Kanne, David Carlile

Votes: 91

13. Home for the Holidays (2005 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 87 min | Drama, Family

5.8
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A loving aunt struggles to adopt her young relatives after their parents die in a car accident.

Director: Richard Compton | Stars: Sean Young, Lucia Walters, Perry King, John Novak

Votes: 164

14. Ang huling henya (2013)

125 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

4.8
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Miri is trapped in her past and this time her whole past comes crashing back into her life: old dead secrets... See full synopsis »

Director: Marlon Rivera | Stars: Rufa Mae Quinto, Edgar Allan Guzman, Candy Pangilinan, Ayen Munji-Laurel

Votes: 22

15. Daimi (2012)

19 min | Short

7.4
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Visceral field notes charting Daimi's chaotic existence as she rattles around a decrepit household; her mother dead in the bathtub, and her only companion a piglet that subsequently transforms into an infant.

Director: Marie Grahtø Sørensen | Star: Bebiane Ivalo Kreutzmann

Votes: 19

16. Ulykken (2003)

28 min | Drama, Short

4.3
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Hans-Peter lives at a farm with his son Malte. When Hans-Peter's girlfriend Anna makes an unexpected arrival, father and son begin to break the silence about the death of Malte's mother.

Director: Poul Erik Madsen | Stars: Lars Brygmann, Camilla Bendix, Anders Lunden Kjeldsen, Joachim Hauboff

Votes: 19