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1. K-PAX (2001)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.4
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49 Metascore

PROT is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.

Director: Iain Softley | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges, Mary McCormack, Alfre Woodard

Votes: 158,490 | Gross: $50.34M

2. Frances (1982)

R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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The story of Frances Farmer's meteoric rise to fame in Hollywood and the tragic turn her life took when she was blacklisted.

Director: Graeme Clifford | Stars: Jessica Lange, Kim Stanley, Sam Shepard, Bart Burns

Votes: 5,729 | Gross: $5.00M

3. The Spitfire Grill (1996)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama

6.9
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Percy, upon being released from prison, goes to the small town of Gillead, to find a place where she can start over again. She is taken in by Hannah, to help out at her place, the Spitfire ... See full summary »

Director: Lee David Zlotoff | Stars: Alison Elliott, Ellen Burstyn, Marcia Gay Harden, Will Patton

Votes: 4,970 | Gross: $12.64M

4. Tito i ja (1992)

104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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The story of a ten year old boy who, as most of the children in Yugoslavia of the 1950s can hardly imagine his life without the great national leader - marshal Tito. After winning the ... See full summary »

Director: Goran Markovic | Stars: Dimitrije Vojnov, Lazar Ristovski, Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Anica Dobra

Votes: 4,250

5. It's Elementary: Talking About Gay Issues in School (1996)

80 min | Documentary

8.0
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The groundbreaking film that addresses anti-gay prejudice by providing adults with practical lessons on how to talk with children about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people. Part of The Respect for All Project.

Directors: Debra Chasnoff, Helen Cohen | Star: Bob Smith

Votes: 85

6. A Wedtime Story (1936)

Approved | 22 min | Short, Comedy

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Lew Fields (Lew Fields), a German papa, wins $5,000 in an essay contest on "How to be Happy, Though Married". He then learns from his son, a lawyer, given too speaking only in legal ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Lew Fields, Bodil Rosing, Jack Rice, Harry Bowen

7. It's Still Elementary (2007 Video)

48 min | Documentary

7.2
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This moving story and political drama revisits the students and teachers from the original groundbreaking film, It's Elementary, and discovers the profound impact of using film as a tool for social change.

Directors: Debra Chasnoff, Johnny Symons

Votes: 16

8. American Dad! (2005– )
Episode: Bush Comes to Dinner (2007)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

7.6
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When Stan enters an essay-writing contest to have his personal hero, President Bush, come over for dinner, he is overcome with joy when the President arrives at his doorstep.

Directors: Mike Kim, Ron Hughart, Anthony Lioi | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Scott Grimes, Rachael MacFarlane

Votes: 402