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1. The Help (2011)

PG-13 | 146 min | Drama

8.1
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62 Metascore

An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.

Director: Tate Taylor | Stars: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard

Votes: 358,204 | Gross: $169.71M

2. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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67 Metascore

An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.

Director: Stephen Chbosky | Stars: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Paul Rudd

Votes: 394,098 | Gross: $17.74M

3. 50/50 (2011)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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72 Metascore

Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.

Director: Jonathan Levine | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick, Bryce Dallas Howard

Votes: 288,500 | Gross: $35.01M

4. Space Cowboys (2000)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.4
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73 Metascore

When a retired engineer is called upon to rescue a failing satellite, he insists that his equally old teammates accompany him into space.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, James Garner

Votes: 64,522 | Gross: $90.46M

5. Sweet November (2001)

PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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27 Metascore

A workaholic executive, and an unconventional woman agree to a personal relationship for a short period. In this short period she changes his life.

Director: Pat O'Connor | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Charlize Theron, Jason Isaacs, Greg Germann

Votes: 75,877 | Gross: $25.29M

6. Biutiful (2010)

R | 148 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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58 Metascore

This is the story of Uxbal, a man living in this world, but able to see his death, which guides his every move.

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Javier Bardem, Maricel Álvarez, Hanaa Bouchaib, Guillermo Estrella

Votes: 75,618 | Gross: $5.10M

7. A Prophet (2009)

R | 155 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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90 Metascore

A young Arab man is sent to a French prison.

Director: Jacques Audiard | Stars: Tahar Rahim, Niels Arestrup, Adel Bencherif, Reda Kateb

Votes: 84,167 | Gross: $2.08M

8. Ma ma (2015)

R | 111 min | Drama

6.4
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31 Metascore

In the aftermath of a tragedy a woman, Magda, reacts with a surge of newfound life that engulfs her circle of family and friends.

Director: Julio Medem | Stars: Penélope Cruz, Luis Tosar, Asier Etxeandia, Teo Planell

Votes: 2,757 | Gross: $0.05M

9. Pieces of April (2003)

PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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70 Metascore

A wayward daughter invites her dying mother and the rest of her estranged family to her apartment for Thanksgiving dinner.

Director: Peter Hedges | Stars: Katie Holmes, Oliver Platt, Patricia Clarkson, Derek Luke

Votes: 18,706 | Gross: $2.53M

10. Sticky Notes (2016)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.9
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A story about love and loss. And maybe one day - love again.

Director: Amanda Sharp | Stars: Rose Leslie, Ray Liotta, Carmen Tonry, Alex Reznik

Votes: 529

11. Burning Man (I) (2011)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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53 Metascore

An English chef with a chic restaurant on Bondi Beach trying to put his life and his relationship with his son back on track while surrounded by women.

Director: Jonathan Teplitzky | Stars: Matthew Goode, Rachel Griffiths, Bojana Novakovic, Essie Davis

Votes: 3,300

12. As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)

TV-G | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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At the end of WW2, a German POW doing hard labor in the Soviet Gulag escapes from his Siberian camp to return to Germany but he's pursued by a Soviet NKVD officer.

Director: Hardy Martins | Stars: Bernhard Bettermann, Iris Böhm, Anatoliy Kotenyov, Michael Mendl

Votes: 5,519

13. Sunshine (1973 TV Movie)

121 min | Biography, Drama

8.1
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A young woman living in the woods with her husband, a struggling musician, and her daughter discover she has terminal cancer. She begins to tape-record a journal of the time she has left.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Cristina Raines, Cliff De Young, Meg Foster, Brenda Vaccaro

Votes: 400

14. Scenes of the Crime (2001)

R | 91 min | Thriller, Drama, Action

5.8
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A young man about to get married earns extra cash by driving a local mobster, but things go awry when the mobster is killed by a rival crime boss.

Director: Dominique Forma | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Jon Abrahams, R. Lee Ermey, Mädchen Amick

Votes: 1,652

15. The Last of the Mobile Hot Shots (1970)

X | 100 min | Drama

5.5
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After winning a game show contest, a newlywed couple travels to New Orleans where the husband seeks to reclaim his ancestral plantation mansion from his biracial stepbrother.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: James Coburn, Lynn Redgrave, Robert Hooks, Perry Hayes

Votes: 231

16. Decoration Day (1990 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama

7.2
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A cantankerous widower (Garner) who is virtually living the life of a recluse is forced to rejoin his community when his Godchild (Skaggs) gets in trouble and a childhood friend (Cobbs), a ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Markowitz | Stars: James Garner, Judith Ivey, Ruby Dee, Bill Cobbs

Votes: 300

17. Toutes nos envies (2011)

120 min | Drama

6.9
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Moved by the plight of the mother of her daughter's school friend, a young judge facing an incurable disease teams up with an older colleague in order to fight against financial companies that exploit the poor.

Director: Philippe Lioret | Stars: Vincent Lindon, Marie Gillain, Amandine Dewasmes, Yannick Renier

Votes: 704

18. Counting Backwards (2007)

Not Rated | 89 min | Romance

8.2
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For some, the lives we have are not always the lives we wanted. For Joe, a small time guy from the small time town of Sandwich, Illinois, his has not even come close - until now. Faced with... See full summary »

Director: Aprill Winney | Stars: Benjamin Montague, Elaine Robinson, Cliff Chamberlain, Morgan McCabe

Votes: 41

19. Mama (III) (2015)

Short, Drama

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A college drop-out, Abigail tries to pursue an acting career despite her mother's (Carol) wishes. Abigail constantly fights with her mom and one day says a terrible thing to her - she ... See full summary »

Director: Alia Azamat | Stars: Sini Hill, Veronica Jarvis, Sini Kangasmaki, Elena Weintraub

20. Lars Hård (1948)

95 min | Drama

5.5
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Young drifter tells his story in flashback from prison.

Director: Hampe Faustman | Stars: George Fant, Adolf Jahr, Elsa Widborg, Eva Dahlbeck

Votes: 22

21. Placebo (III) (2013)

12 min | Short, Drama

7.6
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Director: Johanna Stentorp | Stars: Mathæus Andersen, Malthe Vrå Heldbo, Inger Larsen, Sandra Møller

Votes: 7

22. Kavanagh QC (1995–2001)
Episode: A Stranger in the Family (1996)

76 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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An industrial accident at a Recycling plant leaves a young man mentally and physically impaired. Kavanagh goes to court to secure a fair settlement from the insurance company for the family.

Director: Andrew Grieve | Stars: John Thaw, Janet Amsbury, Robert Ashby, Tim Barron

Votes: 31

23. Jonathan Creek (1997–2016)
Episode: Danse Macabre (1998)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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After a well known horror writer is shot dead one night at her son-in-law's house, her killer simply disappeared. As Jonathan is somewhat uninterested in the case, Maddy investigates for herself.

Director: Sandy Johnson | Stars: Caroline Quentin, Peter Davison, Pippa Haywood, Meg Davies

Votes: 191

24. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Darryl F. Zanuck: 20th Century Filmmaker (1995)

45 min | Documentary, Biography

7.0
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The life and career of film mogul Darryl F. Zanuck, founder of Twentieth Century Fox, is examined featuring film clips, archival footage, and interviews.

Director: Kevin Burns | Stars: Darryl F. Zanuck, Peter Graves, Mel Gussow, Darrilyn Zanuck DePineda

Votes: 65

25. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Midsomer Life (2008)

TV-14 | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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When a man who's been missing for two weeks is found dead in the woods near Midsomer, Barnaby finds connections between him and a magazine editor known for his killing reviews of local hotels and restaurants.

Director: Peter Smith | Stars: John Nettles, Jason Hughes, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson

Votes: 279

26. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)
Episode: The Man Who Had Influence (1950)

59 min | Drama

5.7
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Business mogul's son David Grant uses his father's power to extricate himself from problems - until implication in a woman's death tests David's willingness to avoid responsibility.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Stanley Ridges, Robert Sterling, King Calder, Robert Pastene

Votes: 61

27. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: They Seek Him Here (2007)

TV-14 | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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A film about the French Revolution is made in Midsomer. People lose their head in the guillotine, and it's not a film trick.

Director: Sarah Hellings | Stars: John Nettles, Jason Hughes, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson

Votes: 287

28. The Missing (2014– )
Episode: Till Death (2014)

TV-14 | 56 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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The truth about Oliver's disappearance finally comes to light, as the action moves between 2006 and 2014. But what does the future hold in store for Tony, Emily, Julien and Mark after all ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Shankland | Stars: James Nesbitt, Joseph Mydell, Titus De Voogdt, Tchéky Karyo

Votes: 440

29. Being Human (2008–2013)
Episode: Where the Wild Things Are (2009)

57 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.3
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An old friend of Mitchell's disrupts his return to Herrick and his growing horde or "recruits," and George agrees to help Annie haunt Owen.

Director: Colin Teague | Stars: Lenora Crichlow, Russell Tovey, Aidan Turner, Annabel Scholey

Votes: 245