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1. No Strings Attached (I) (2011)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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50 Metascore

A guy and girl try to keep their relationship strictly physical, but it's not long before they learn that they want something more.

Writers: Elizabeth Meriwether, Michael Samonek | Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Kline, Cary Elwes

2. Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.2
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50 Metascore

Romantic sparks occur between two dance students from different backgrounds at the Maryland School of the Arts.

Writers: Toni Ann Johnson, Karen Barna, Duane Adler | Director: Jon M. Chu | Stars: Robert Hoffman, Briana Evigan, Cassie Ventura, Adam G. Sevani

3. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)

PG | 119 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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66 Metascore

Four best girlfriends hatch a plan to stay connected with one another as their lives start off in different directions: they pass around a pair of secondhand jeans that fits each of their bodies perfectly.

Writers: Ann Brashares, Delia Ephron, Elizabeth Chandler | Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Amber Tamblyn, Alexis Bledel, America Ferrera, Blake Lively

4. Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012 TV Movie)

85 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

5.8
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Two high school students become stranded on a tropical island and must rely on each other for survival. They learn more about themselves and each other while falling in love.

Writers: Henry De Vere Stacpoole, Matt Heller, Heather Rutman | Director: Mikael Salomon | Stars: Indiana Evans, Brenton Thwaites, Denise Richards, Patrick St. Esprit

5. Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.0
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53 Metascore

The life of a businessman begins to change after he inherits six penguins, and as he transforms his apartment into a winter wonderland, his professional side starts to unravel.

Writers: Sean Anders, John Morris, Jared Stern, Richard Atwater, Florence Atwater | Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino, Angela Lansbury, Ophelia Lovibond

6. Mary and Max (2009)

Not Rated | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York.

Writer: Adam Elliot | Director: Adam Elliot | Stars: Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana, Barry Humphries

7. Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.9
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58 Metascore

Manny, Sid, and Diego discover that the Ice Age is coming to an end, and join everybody for a journey to higher ground. On the trip, they discover that Manny, in fact, is not the last of the wooly mammoths.

Writers: Peter Gaulke, Gerry Swallow, Jim Hecht | Director: Carlos Saldanha | Stars: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Seann William Scott

8. Save the Last Dance (2001)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.1
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53 Metascore

A white midwestern girl moves to Chicago, where her new boyfriend is a black teen from the South Side with a rough, semi-criminal past.

Writers: Duane Adler, Cheryl Edwards | Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Julia Stiles, Sean Patrick Thomas, Kerry Washington, Fredro Starr

9. Pet Sematary (1989)

R | 103 min | Horror

6.5
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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.

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

10. Elizabethtown (2005)

PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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45 Metascore

During an outrageous memorial for a Southern patriarch, an unexpected romance blooms between a young woman and man.

Writer: Cameron Crowe | Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Orlando Bloom, Kirsten Dunst, Susan Sarandon, Alec Baldwin

11. From Prada to Nada (2011)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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39 Metascore

A Latina spin on Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility," where two spoiled sisters who have been left penniless after their father's sudden death are forced to move in with their estranged aunt in East Los Angeles.

Writers: Fina Torres, Luis Alfaro, Craig Fernandez, Jane Austen | Director: Angel Gracia | Stars: Camilla Belle, Alexa PenaVega, Kuno Becker, Tina French

12. An American Girl Holiday (2004 TV Movie)

86 min | Family, Drama

7.1
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Set in 1904, "American Girls" revolves around Samantha as she moves in with her grandmother and learns how to become a proper Victorian young lady.

Writer: Valerie Tripp | Director: Nadia Tass | Stars: Mia Farrow, AnnaSophia Robb, Kenner Ames, Stewart Arnott

13. Grace Is Gone (2007)

PG-13 | 85 min | Drama

6.8
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65 Metascore

Upon hearing his wife was killed in the Iraq war, a father takes his two daughters on a road trip.

Writer: James C. Strouse | Director: James C. Strouse | Stars: John Cusack, Emily Churchill, Rebecca Spence, Jennifer Tyler

14. Sex and Death 101 (2007)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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24 Metascore

A guy's life is turned around by an email, which includes the names of everyone he's had sex with and ever will have sex with. His situation gets worse when he encounters a femme fatale (Ryder) who targets men guilty of sex crime.

Writer: Daniel Waters | Director: Daniel Waters | Stars: Robert Wisdom, Tanc Sade, Patton Oswalt, Simon Baker

15. Legendary (2010)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Sport

6.2
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39 Metascore

A book-smart teenager joins his school's wrestling team as a way to reunite his surviving family members, who split apart after the death of his father, a college wrestling legend, 10 years ago.

Writer: John Posey | Director: Mel Damski | Stars: John Cena, Patricia Clarkson, Danny Glover, Devon Graye

16. Angel (2007)

113 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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The rise and fall of a young eccentric British writer, in the early 20th century.

Writers: Elizabeth Taylor, François Ozon, Martin Crimp | Director: François Ozon | Stars: Romola Garai, Sam Neill, Lucy Russell, Michael Fassbender

17. Hanging Up (2000)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

4.7
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33 Metascore

A trio of sisters bond over their ambivalence toward the approaching death of their curmudgeonly father, to whom none of them was particularly close.

Writers: Delia Ephron, Nora Ephron | Director: Diane Keaton | Stars: Diane Keaton, Meg Ryan, Lisa Kudrow, Walter Matthau

18. Every Day (2010)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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48 Metascore

A comedy about a New York City couple (Schreiber and Hunt) in romantic and family crises.

Writer: Richard Levine | Director: Richard Levine | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Helen Hunt, Carla Gugino, Ezra Miller

19. Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home (1995)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Drama

4.8
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Jesse becomes reunited with Willy three years after the whale's jump to freedom as the teenager tries to rescue the killer whale and other orcas from an oil spill.

Writers: Keith Walker, Karen Janszen, Corey Blechman, John Mattson | Director: Dwight H. Little | Stars: Jason James Richter, Michael Madsen, Francis Capra, Mary Kate Schellhardt

20. Don't Look Down (2008)

R | 85 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Coming of age. In Buenos Aires, Eloy is on the verge of manhood. He studies physics, helps with the family headstone business, and does advertising - handing out flyers while walking on ... See full summary »

Writer: Eliseo Subiela | Director: Eliseo Subiela | Stars: Antonella Costa, Leandro Stivelman, Hugo Arana, Mónica Galán

21. Perrier's Bounty (2009)

R | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.4
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47 Metascore

A gangster named Perrier looks to exact his revenge on a trio of fugitives responsible for the accidental death of one of his cronies.

Writer: Mark O'Rowe | Director: Ian Fitzgibbon | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Cillian Murphy, Michael McElhatton, Don Wycherley

22. Romulus, My Father (2007)

R | 104 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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57 Metascore

It tells the story of Romulus, his beautiful wife, Christina, and their struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up their son, Raimond. It is a story of impossible love that ultimately celebrates the unbreakable bond between father and son.

Writers: Nick Drake, Raimond Gaita | Director: Richard Roxburgh | Stars: Eric Bana, Franka Potente, Marton Csokas, Kodi Smit-McPhee

23. Tortured (I) (2008 Video)

R | 107 min | Crime, Thriller

5.9
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An undercover FBI agent faces a moral dilemma when he's asked to torture a member of one of the world's most powerful crime syndicates.

Writer: Nolan Lebovitz | Director: Nolan Lebovitz | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, James Cromwell, Kevin Pollak, Paul Perri

24. Under the Mountain (2009)

PG-13 | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

4.9
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Teenage twins battle dark forces hidden beneath Auckland's volcanoes.

Writers: Maurice Gee, Matthew Grainger, Jonathan King | Director: Jonathan King | Stars: Tom Cameron, Sophie McBride, Oliver Driver, Leon Wadham

25. The Lost World (1925)

Unrated | 106 min | Adventure, Fantasy

7.1
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The first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam.

Writers: Arthur Conan Doyle, Marion Fairfax | Director: Harry O. Hoyt | Stars: Wallace Beery, Bessie Love, Lloyd Hughes, Lewis Stone

26. Turn the River (2007)

R | 92 min | Drama

6.1
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55 Metascore

A pool shark takes the ultimate gamble when she kidnaps her own son and flees her ex-husband.

Writer: Chris Eigeman | Director: Chris Eigeman | Stars: Famke Janssen, Jaymie Dornan, Rip Torn, Matt Ross

27. The Ruby in the Smoke (2006 TV Movie)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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In Victorian England, a young woman searches for a priceless ruby and uncovers even greater mysteries.

Writers: Adrian Hodges, Philip Pullman | Director: Brian Percival | Stars: Billie Piper, Matt Smith, Sian Thomas, Kay Lyon

28. Café com Leite (2007)

18 min | Short, Drama

6.9
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When the plans for the future change, new bonds are created between Danilo, Lucas and Marcos. in between video-games and milk cups, pain and disappointment, they need to learn how to live together.

Writer: Daniel Ribeiro | Director: Daniel Ribeiro | Stars: Daniel Tavares, Diego Torraca, Eduardo Mello, Eleio Calascibetta

29. Dorian Blues (2004)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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52 Metascore

High school senior Dorian begins a gay man's odyssey when he determines that he's gay and decides to come out. Chief among concerns is the reaction of his father, who has never liked him.

Writer: Tennyson Bardwell | Director: Tennyson Bardwell | Stars: Michael McMillian, Lea Coco, Steve Fletcher, Mo Quigley

30. House of Usher (2008)

R | 83 min | Horror, Thriller

3.0
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Victor Reynolds arrives at the notorious House of Usher, whereupon he is greeted by old acquaintances Roderick and Madeline Usher and their servant, Markus. As Victor uncovers more about ... See full summary »

Writer: Simon Savory | Director: David DeCoteau | Stars: Michael Cardelle, Frank Mentier, Jaimyse Haft, Jack Carlisle

31. None But the Lonely Heart (1944)

Passed | 113 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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When an itinerant reluctantly returns home to help his sickly mother run her shop, they are both tempted to turn to crime to help make ends meet.

Writers: Clifford Odets, Richard Llewellyn | Director: Clifford Odets | Stars: Cary Grant, Ethel Barrymore, Barry Fitzgerald, June Duprez

32. Små citroner gula (2013)

99 min | Romance

6.0
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LOVE AND LEMONS is a romantic comedy about love, friendship and the courage it takes to follow your dreams. The movie is based on the successful novel with the same title by author Kajsa ... See full summary »

Writers: Teresa Fabik, Kajsa Ingemarsson, Vasa | Director: Teresa Fabik | Stars: Rakel Wärmländer, Dan Ekborg, Josephine Bornebusch, Sverrir Gudnason

33. Oedipus Rex (1957)

Approved | 87 min | Drama

6.7
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The land ruled by King Oedipus is plagued by ill-fortune and the people are promised relief by the gods if the slayer of the former king is apprehended and punished. This does not bode well... See full summary »

Writers: Sophocles, William Butler Yeats | Directors: Tyrone Guthrie, Abraham Polonsky | Stars: Douglas Campbell, Eleanor Stuart, Robert Goodier, William Hutt

34. Method (2004)

R | 93 min | Thriller

4.5
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A celebrity actress who gets her dream role playing real-life 19th century serial killer Belle Gunness in a feature film, starts to take on the characteristics of the character both on-screen and off.

Writers: Katie L. Fetting, Duncan Roy | Director: Duncan Roy | Stars: Elizabeth Hurley, Jeremy Sisto, Oliver Tobias, Carmen Du Sautoy

35. The Furies (1950)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Romance, Western

7.5
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A firebrand heiress clashes with her tyrannical father, a cattle rancher who fancies himself a Napoleon; but their relationship turns ugly only when he finds himself a new woman.

Writers: Charles Schnee, Niven Busch | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Walter Huston, Judith Anderson

36. Long-Term Relationship (2006)

97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Glenn gets tired of one night stands, and answers an ad placed by Adam, who is looking for an LTR. Glenn & Adam are perfect for each other, except for one, or two, or many things.

Writer: Rob Williams | Director: Rob Williams | Stars: Matthew Montgomery, Windham Beacham, Artie O'Daly, Jeremy Lucas

37. Death of a Cyclist (1955)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama

7.8
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A couple having an affair strike a bicyclist with their car and do not offer aid out of fear of their relationship being exposed.

Writers: Juan Antonio Bardem, Luis Fernando de Igoa | Director: Juan Antonio Bardem | Stars: Lucia Bosé, Alberto Closas, Bruna Corrà, Carlos Casaravilla

38. The Girl of Your Dreams (1998)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A company of Spanish movie makers leaves Franco's Spain and moves to Hitler's Germany to make a film in co-production. Soon some problems start to arise...

Writers: Rafael Azcona, Miguel Ángel Egea, Carlos López, David Trueba | Director: Fernando Trueba | Stars: Penélope Cruz, Antonio Resines, Jorge Sanz, Rosa Maria Sardà

39. The Big Risk (1960)

Not Rated | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.5
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84 Metascore

Abel Davis is a criminal, hunted in Italy. The police are closing in, so he and his pal Raymond arrange to flee back to France with Abel's wife, Thérèse, and their two young sons. Abel and ... See full summary »

Writers: José Giovanni, Claude Sautet, Pascal Jardin | Director: Claude Sautet | Stars: Lino Ventura, Sandra Milo, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Marcel Dalio

40. Disengagement (2007)

115 min | Drama

5.8
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A political drama centered around Israel's pullout from the occupied Gaza strip, in which a French woman of Israeli origin comes to the Gaza Strip to find her long ago abandoned daughter.

Writers: Amos Gitai, Marie-Jose Sanselme | Director: Amos Gitai | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Liron Levo, Jeanne Moreau, Barbara Hendricks

41. Dad's in Heaven with Nixon (2010)

Documentary

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Tom Murray presents his brother Chris (1960- ), through Chris's relationship to their mother, their father, who died when Chris was about 20, to Tom, to the two jobs Chris has in New Haven ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Murray

42. The Conrad Boys (2006)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Charlie Conrad is ready for college, but the sudden death of his mother and his long-absent father leave him saddled with the adult responsibility of raising his 9-year-old brother.

Writer: Justin Lo | Director: Justin Lo | Stars: Justin Lo, Booboo Stewart, Nick Bartzen, Barry Shay

43. Saratoga Trunk (1945)

135 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.6
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An opportunistic Texas gambler and the exiled Creole daughter of an aristocratic family join forces to achieve justice from the society that has ostracized them.

Writers: Casey Robinson, Edna Ferber | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman, Flora Robson, Jerry Austin

44. La nostra vita (2010)

98 min | Drama

6.6
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Claudio, a construction worker, works on a site in the suburbs of Rome. He is madly in love with his wife who is pregnant with their third child. However, when he finds the remains of an ... See full summary »

Writers: Daniele Luchetti, Sandro Petraglia, Stefano Rulli | Director: Daniele Luchetti | Stars: Elio Germano, Raoul Bova, Isabella Ragonese, Luca Zingaretti

45. There Was a Father (1942)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

7.7
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Shuhei Horikawa, a poor schoolteacher, struggles to raise his son Ryohei by himself, despite neither money nor prospects.

Writers: Tadao Ikeda, Yasujirô Ozu, Takao Yanai | Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Chishû Ryû, Shûji Sano, Shin Saburi, Takeshi Sakamoto

46. Yesterday (I) (2004)

R | 96 min | Drama

7.8
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After falling ill, Yesterday learns that she is HIV positive. With her husband in denial and young daughter to tend to, Yesterday's one goal is to live long enough to see her child go to school.

Writer: Darrell Roodt | Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Leleti Khumalo, Lihle Mvelase, Kenneth Khambula, Harriet Lenabe

47. Johnny Mad Dog (2008)

98 min | Drama, War

6.8
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45 Metascore

A cast of unknown performers are used in this drama about child soldiers fighting a war in an African country.

Writers: Emmanuel Dongala, Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire | Director: Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire | Stars: Christophe Minie, Daisy Victoria Vandy, Joseph Duo, Dagbeth Tweh

48. The Reflecting Skin (1990)

R | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.1
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A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events. After his father tells him stories of vampires, he becomes convinced that the widow... See full summary »

Writer: Philip Ridley | Director: Philip Ridley | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Lindsay Duncan, Jeremy Cooper, Sheila Moore

49. Skin (II) (2008)

85 min | Drama, History

6.9
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A young boy is pushed to get naked, shower and show all his human orifices to a police officer. The young man has a svastika tattooed on his chest... See full synopsis »

Writers: Germen Boelens, Philip Delmaar, Hanro Smitsman | Director: Hanro Smitsman | Stars: John Buijsman, Chris Comvalius, Guus Dam, Robert de Hoog

50. Heartland (2007)

12 min | Short, Drama

6.3
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HG, 21, lives a happy and openly gay life in New York until he returns to Iowa to help his alcoholic father save the family farm.

Writer: Mark Christopher | Director: Mark Christopher | Stars: Corey Sorenson, Lachlan Nieboer, Marvin Naftal, Taylor Gwinn