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1. The Sopranos (1999–2007)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama

9.3
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Modern day morality tale about New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano, as he deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life.

Creator: David Chase | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

2. Bates Motel (2013– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

8.2
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"Bates Motel" is a contemporary prequel to the genre-defining film "Psycho," and gives a portrayal of how Norman Bates' (Freddie Highmore) psyche unravels through his teenage years. Fans ... See full summary »

Creator: Anthony Cipriano | Stars: Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot, Nicola Peltz

3. Carrie (2013)

R | 100 min | Drama, Horror

6.0
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53 Metascore

A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.

Writers: Lawrence D. Cohen, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Stephen King | Director: Kimberly Peirce | Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore, Gabriella Wilde, Portia Doubleday

4. Arrested Development (2003–2013)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

9.2
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Level-headed son Michael Bluth takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned. But the rest of his spoiled, dysfunctional family are making his job unbearable.

Stars: Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett

5. Black Swan (2010)

R | 108 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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79 Metascore

A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.

Writers: Mark Heyman, Andres Heinz, John J. McLaughlin | Director: Darren Aronofsky | Stars: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel, Winona Ryder

6. Archer (2009– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.9
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At ISIS, an international spy agency, global crises are merely opportunities for its highly trained employees to confuse, undermine, betray and royally screw each other.

Creator: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

7. Malcolm in the Middle (2000–2006)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.0
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A gifted young teen tries to survive with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.

Creator: Linwood Boomer | Stars: Frankie Muniz, Jane Kaczmarek, Bryan Cranston, Christopher Masterson

8. Seinfeld (1989–1998)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

9.0
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The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends.

Creators: Larry David, Jerry Seinfeld | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

9. Psycho (1960)

TV-14 | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

8.6
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A Phoenix secretary steals $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.

Writers: Joseph Stefano, Robert Bloch | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin

10. Burn Notice (2007–2013)

44 min | Action, Crime, Drama | Active

8.0
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A spy recently disavowed by the U.S. government uses his special ops training to help others in trouble.

Creator: Matt Nix | Stars: Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Bruce Campbell, Sharon Gless

11. Brave (2012)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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69 Metascore

Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.

Writers: Brenda Chapman, Mark Andrews, Steve Purcell, Irene Mecchi, Michael Arndt | Directors: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, Steve Purcell | Stars: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters

12. Almost Famous (2000)

R | 122 min | Drama, Music, Romance

8.0
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90 Metascore

A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies it on their concert tour.

Writer: Cameron Crowe | Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Billy Crudup, Patrick Fugit, Kate Hudson, Frances McDormand

13. The Fighter (I) (2010)

R | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.9
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79 Metascore

A look at the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s.

Writers: Scott Silver, Paul Tamasy, Eric Johnson, Keith Dorrington | Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo

14. The Waterboy (1998)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Sport

6.0
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41 Metascore

A waterboy for a college football team discovers he has a unique tackling ability and becomes a member of the team.

Writers: Tim Herlihy, Adam Sandler | Director: Frank Coraci | Stars: Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Henry Winkler, Fairuza Balk

15. Flowers in the Attic (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 86 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.0
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After the sudden death of their father, four children face cruel treatment from their ruthless grandmother.

Writers: Kayla Alpert, Virginia C. Andrews | Director: Deborah Chow | Stars: Heather Graham, Ellen Burstyn, Kiernan Shipka, Mason Dye

16. Carrie (1976)

R | 98 min | Horror, Thriller

7.4
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A young, abused and timid 17-year-old girl discovers she has telekinesis, and gets pushed to the limit on the night of her school's prom by a humiliating prank.

Writers: Stephen King, Lawrence D. Cohen | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, John Travolta

17. Only God Forgives (2013)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.8
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37 Metascore

Julian, a drug-smuggler thriving in Bangkok's criminal underworld, sees his life get even more complicated when his mother compels him to find and kill whoever is responsible for his brother's recent death.

Writer: Nicolas Winding Refn | Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas, Vithaya Pansringarm, Gordon Brown

18. White Oleander (2002)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama

7.2
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61 Metascore

A teenager journeys through a series of foster homes after her mother goes to prison for committing a crime of passion.

Writers: Janet Fitch, Mary Agnes Donoghue | Director: Peter Kosminsky | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Renée Zellweger, Robin Wright, Alison Lohman

19. Robin Hood (2010)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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53 Metascore

In 13th century England, Robin and his band of marauders confront corruption in a local village and lead an uprising against the crown that will forever alter the balance of world power.

Writers: Brian Helgeland, Ethan Reiff, Cyrus Voris | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Matthew Macfadyen, Max von Sydow

20. Everybody Hates Chris (2005–2009)

TV-PG | 20 min | Comedy

7.3
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Motivated by his childhood experiences, Emmy Award-winner/actor/comedian Chris Rock narrates this very hilarious and touching story of a teenager growing up as the oldest of three children ... See full summary »

Creators: Ali LeRoi, Chris Rock | Stars: Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond, Imani Hakim

21. Freddy vs. Jason (2003)

R | 97 min | Horror, Thriller

5.8
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37 Metascore

Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees return to terrorize the teenage population. Except this time, they're out to get each other, too.

Writers: Wes Craven, Victor Miller, Damian Shannon, Mark Swift | Director: Ronny Yu | Stars: Robert Englund, Ken Kirzinger, Kelly Rowland, Monica Keena

22. Life of Brian (1979)

R | 94 min | Comedy

8.2
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75 Metascore

Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.

Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin | Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam

23. Arthur (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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36 Metascore

A drunken playboy stands to lose a wealthy inheritance when he falls for a woman his family doesn't like.

Writers: Peter Baynham, Steve Gordon | Director: Jason Winer | Stars: Russell Brand, Helen Mirren, Jennifer Garner, Greta Gerwig

24. Psycho (1998)

R | 105 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.6
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47 Metascore

A young female embezzeler arrives at the Bates Motel which has terrible secrets of its own.

Writers: Robert Bloch, Joseph Stefano | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Vince Vaughn, Anne Heche, Julianne Moore, Viggo Mortensen

25. Hellcats (2010– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama | Active

6.7
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The wild world of competitive college cheerleading.

Creator: Kevin Murphy | Stars: Aly Michalka, Ashley Tisdale, Robbie Jones, Heather Hemmens

26. Wild at Heart (1990)

NC-17 | 125 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.3
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52 Metascore

Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.

Writers: Barry Gifford, David Lynch | Director: David Lynch | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe, J.E. Freeman

27. Terms of Endearment (1983)

R | 132 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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79 Metascore

Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers several years of ... See full summary »

Writers: Larry McMurtry, James L. Brooks | Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito

28. The Rocker (2008)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Music

6.2
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53 Metascore

The Rocker tells the story of a failed drummer who is given a second chance at fame. Robert "Fish" Fishman is the extremely dedicated and astoundingly passionate drummer for the eighties ... See full summary »

Writers: Maya Forbes, Wallace Wolodarsky, Ryan Jaffe | Director: Peter Cattaneo | Stars: Rainn Wilson, Josh Gad, Christina Applegate, Teddy Geiger

29. The Love Guru (2008)

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

3.8
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24 Metascore

Pitka an American raised outside of his country by gurus, returns to the States in order to break into the self-help business. His first challenge: To settle the romantic troubles and subsequent professional skid of a star hockey player whose wife left him for a rival athlete.

Writers: Mike Myers, Graham Gordy | Director: Marco Schnabel | Stars: Mike Myers, Jessica Alba, Romany Malco, Jessica Simpson

30. It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)

Approved | 205 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
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The dying words of a thief spark a madcap cross-country rush to find some treasure.

Writers: William Rose, Tania Rose | Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney

31. My Awkward Sexual Adventure (2012)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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To win back his ex-girlfriend, a conservative accountant enlists the help of an exotic dancer to guide him on a quest for sexual experience, leading him into a world of strip clubs, sensual massage parlors, cross-dressing and S & M.

Writer: Jonas Chernick | Director: Sean Garrity | Stars: Jonas Chernick, Emily Hampshire, Sarah Manninen, Vik Sahay

32. Mother's Day (I) (2010)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.3
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34 Metascore

The sadistic members of a villainous family return to their childhood home to terrorize the new home owners and their guests.

Writers: Scott Milam, Charles Kaufman, Warren Leight | Director: Darren Lynn Bousman | Stars: Rebecca De Mornay, Jaime King, Shawn Ashmore, Briana Evigan

33. Dead Alive (1992)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Horror

7.6
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54 Metascore

A young man's mother is bitten by a Sumatran rat-monkey. She gets sick and dies, at which time she comes back to life, killing and eating dogs, nurses, friends, and neighbors.

Writers: Stephen Sinclair, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson | Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Timothy Balme, Diana Peñalver, Elizabeth Moody, Ian Watkin

34. Detroit Rock City (1999)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Music

6.8
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33 Metascore

A comedy about four teenagers in 1978 who try to scam their way into a KISS concert.

Writer: Carl V. Dupré | Director: Adam Rifkin | Stars: Edward Furlong, Giuseppe Andrews, James DeBello, Sam Huntington

35. Mommie Dearest (1981)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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Mommie Dearest, best selling memoir, turned motion picture, depicts the abusive and traumatic adoptive upbringing of Christina Crawford at the hands of her mother...screen queen Joan Crawford.

Writers: Christina Crawford, Robert Getchell, Tracy Hotchner, Frank Perry, Frank Yablans | Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Faye Dunaway, Diana Scarwid, Steve Forrest, Howard Da Silva

36. Lovestruck: The Musical (2013 TV Movie)

83 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

6.3
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A jaded woman who never fulfilled her dreams of a Broadway career pushes her daughter to have one. Daughter rebels and goes to Italy to get married. The mother drinks a potion that makes her young again and tries to sabotage the wedding.

Writers: Jaylynn Bailey, Terry Rossio | Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: Jane Seymour, Sara Paxton, Chelsea Kane, Drew Seeley

37. Alice (2009 TV Mini-Series)

240 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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Everything you know about Alice's adventures in Wonderland is about to be turned upside down in this modern-day miniseries event. Stars Kathy Bates, Caterina Scorsone, Matt Frewer, Harry Dean Stanton and Tim Curry.

Stars: Caterina Scorsone, Andrew Lee Potts, Matt Frewer, Kathy Bates

38. Serial Mom (1994)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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A sweet mother takes a little too much at heart for the defence of her family.

Writer: John Waters | Director: John Waters | Stars: Kathleen Turner, Sam Waterston, Ricki Lake, Matthew Lillard

39. Fleming (2014 TV Mini-Series)

TV-MA | 44 min | Biography, Drama

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Look at the 007 creator, Ian Fleming, and his early life set against the permissive society of war-torn WWII London.

Stars: Dominic Cooper, Lara Pulver, Samuel West, Anna Chancellor

40. The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

Approved | 126 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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94 Metascore

A former Korean War POW is brainwashed by Communists into becoming a political assassin. But another former prisoner may know how to save him.

Writers: Richard Condon, George Axelrod | Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury

41. I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)

R | 88 min | Action, Comedy

6.5
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48 Metascore

In this parody of blaxploitation movies, a black hero wannabe reunites former black heroes from the 70s to help him get revenge on Mr. Big.

Writer: Keenen Ivory Wayans | Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans | Stars: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Bernie Casey, Antonio Fargas, Steve James

42. Throw Momma from the Train (1987)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Crime

6.2
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A bitter ex-husband. A put upon momma's boy. Both want their respective spouse and mother dead, but who will pull it off?

Writer: Stu Silver | Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Danny DeVito, Billy Crystal, Kim Greist, Anne Ramsey

43. Welcome to the Sticks (2008)

106 min | Comedy

7.1
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Although living a comfortable life in Salon-de-Provence, a charming town in the South of France, Julie has been feeling depressed for a while. To please her, Philippe Abrams, a post office ... See full summary »

Writers: Dany Boon, Alexandre Charlot, Franck Magnier | Director: Dany Boon | Stars: Kad Merad, Dany Boon, Zoé Félix, Lorenzo Ausilia-Foret

44. What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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The story of rock singer Tina Turner and how she rose to stardom with her abusive husband Ike Turner and how she gained the courage to break free.

Writers: Tina Turner, Kurt Loder, Kate Lanier | Director: Brian Gibson | Stars: Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, Rae'Ven Larrymore Kelly, Virginia Capers

45. A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)

R | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

5.0
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Alice, having survived the previous installment of the Nightmare series, finds the deadly dreams of Freddy Krueger starting once again. This time, the taunting murderer is striking through ... See full summary »

Writers: Wes Craven, John Skipp, Craig Spector, Leslie Bohem | Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Kelly Jo Minter, Danny Hassel

46. Simon & Simon (1981–1995)

60 min | Action, Mystery, Drama

7.2
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Two brothers of disparate tastes and manners run a private detective agency.

Creator: Philip DeGuere | Stars: Gerald McRaney, Jameson Parker, Mary Carver, Tim Reid

47. I Killed My Mother (2009)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

7.4
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83 Metascore

A semi-autobiographical story about Dolan as a young homosexual at odds with his mother.

Writer: Xavier Dolan | Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Anne Dorval, Xavier Dolan, François Arnaud, Suzanne Clément

48. Postcards from the Edge (1990)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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71 Metascore

Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her... See full summary »

Writer: Carrie Fisher | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman

49. Willard (2003)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.1
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61 Metascore

A young man with an unusual connection with rats, uses them at his own sociopathic will.

Writers: Glen Morgan, Gilbert Ralston, Stephen Gilbert | Director: Glen Morgan | Stars: Crispin Glover, R. Lee Ermey, Laura Harring, Jackie Burroughs

50. The Piano Teacher (2001)

R | 131 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.4
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79 Metascore

A young man romantically pursues his masochistic piano teacher.

Writers: Michael Haneke, Elfriede Jelinek | Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Annie Girardot, Benoît Magimel, Susanne Lothar