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1. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

Unrated | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.1
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A former child star torments her crippled sister in a decaying Hollywood mansion.

Writers: Henry Farrell, Lukas Heller | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono, Wesley Addy

2. Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy

5.6
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36 Metascore

A thirty-something former child star hires a foster family to re-create the childhood he never had.

Writers: Fred Wolf, David Spade | Director: Sam Weisman | Stars: David Spade, Mary McCormack, Alyssa Milano, Craig Bierko

3. Bloomington (2010)

83 min | Drama

6.1
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"Bloomington" is a coming-of-age drama about a former child actress attending college in search of independence and who ends up becoming romantically involved with a female professor.

Writer: Fernanda Cardoso | Director: Fernanda Cardoso | Stars: Allison McAtee, Sarah Stouffer, Katherine Ann McGregor, Ray Zupp

4. Gigantic (2010– )

30 min | Drama, Family

5.5
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A half-hour dramedy that takes a fictional look at the glitzy, chaotic and often hilarious life of being a Hollywood "it" kid. Set in the world of the Hollywood elite packed with A-list ... See full summary »

Stars: Tony Oller, Ryan Rottman, Grace Gummer, Jolene Purdy

5. Life with Mikey (1993)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family

5.5
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Michael Chapman was once a child TV star. But when he grew up, he couldn't get work. So he and his brother, Ed start their own talent agency that specializes in child acts. They can't seem ... See full summary »

Writer: Marc Lawrence | Director: James Lapine | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Christina Vidal, Nathan Lane, Cyndi Lauper

6. Eulogy (2004)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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34 Metascore

A black comedy that follows three generations of a family, who come together for the funeral of the patriarch - unveiling a litany of family secrets and covert relationships.

Writer: Michael Clancy | Director: Michael Clancy | Stars: Ray Romano, Jesse Bradford, Hank Azaria, Rip Torn

7. 'Til There Was You (1997)

PG-13 | 113 min | Romance, Comedy

4.7
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Two strangers, whose paths are always crossing, finally meet when fate steps in.

Writer: Winnie Holzman | Director: Scott Winant | Stars: Jeanne Tripplehorn, Dylan McDermott, John Plumpis, Janel Moloney

8. Tribute (2009 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.6
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A former child star buys her grandmother's house to rescue it from ruin but her hope for serenity is soon eclipsed by haunting dreams of her famous grandmother, who died of a supposed overdose in the house more than 30 years ago.

Writers: Gary Tieche, Nora Roberts | Director: Martha Coolidge | Stars: Brittany Murphy, Jason Lewis, Christian Oliver, Diana Scarwid

9. 50 Cutest Child Stars: All Grown Up (2005 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

7.2
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Writers: Ethan T. Berlin, Bob Stone | Director: Dan Riley | Stars: Keshia Knight Pulliam, Candace Cameron Bure, Clay Adkins, Tatyana Ali

10. The Junior Defenders (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy

5.9
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A deranged fan goes on a mission to kidnap the former cast of a 1970s kids superhero show in order to produce his own episode.

Writer: Keith Spiegel | Director: Keith Spiegel | Stars: Ally Sheedy, Brian O'Halloran, Justin Henry, Fred Hazelton

11. Heat (1972)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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"Heat" is a parody of "Sunset Boulevard." Joey Davis, an unemployed ex-child actor, uses sex to get his landlady, Lydia, to reduce his rent, and then tries to exert his influence on Sally ... See full summary »

Writers: John Hallowell, Paul Morrissey | Director: Paul Morrissey | Stars: Joe Dallesandro, Sylvia Miles, Andrea Feldman, Pat Ast

12. Acropole (1996)

125 min | Musical, Drama

6.2
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This musical shows of the Acropole dominated Greek theater during the 1950s and 60s. Acropole follows Prince, the self-made producer of this unusual and mythic theater, and Lakis, the ... See full summary »

Writer: Pantelis Voulgaris | Director: Pantelis Voulgaris | Stars: Lefteris Voyatzis, Stavros Paravas, Konstantinos Tzoumas, Themis Bazaka

13. Who Wants to Be Governor of California: The Debating Game (2003 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy, Game-Show

4.3
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Six celebrity and underdog candidates in the recall election to oust California Governor Gray Davis compete for a chance to win $21,200, the largest single donation allowed by law.

Stars: Badi Badiozamani, Mary Carey, Gary Coleman, Trek Thunder Kelly

14. Mod Squad (1968–1973)
Episode: Belinda, End of Little Miss Bubble Gum (1972)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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The squad must determine if a former child star is a klutz or a target for murder.

Creators: Buddy Ruskin, Tony Barrett, Harve Bennett, Sammy Hess | Director: Seymour Robbie | Stars: Michael Cole, Clarence Williams III, Peggy Lipton, Tige Andrews

15. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Eight Misbehavin' (1999)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

7.2
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Apu struggles with fatherhood after Manjula gives birth to octuplets.

Creators: Matt Groening, James L. Brooks, Sam Simon | Director: Steven Dean Moore | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

16. CHiPs (1977–1983)
Episode: Family Crisis (1978)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Ponch intervenes when he suspects Jon's young nephew of joyriding in stolen cars. An overeager officer is obsessed with recovering a stolen movie stunt car being employed for diamond heists. Ponch trades in his motor home for an apartment.

Creators: Paul Playdon, Rick Rosner | Director: Phil Bondelli | Stars: Larry Wilcox, Erik Estrada, Robert Pine, Christopher Knight

17. The L.A. Complex (2012– )
Episode: Half Way (2012)

TV-14 | Drama

7.6
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Connor deceives Jennifer in order to keep his makeshift family intact. Raquel starts pulling the puppet strings of her new castmates. Abby's relationship drama causes major problems in her professional life. Nick and Sabrina square off.

Creator: Martin Gero | Director: Bruce McDonald | Stars: Jonathan Patrick Moore, Joe Dinicol, Andra Fuller, Dayle McLeod

18. Greg the Bunny (2002– )
Episode: Jimmy Drives Gil Crazy (2004)

TV-14 | Comedy

7.0
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The cast and crew of 'Sweetknuckle Junction' observe in shock and confusion after wrongly assuming that Jimmy is involved in a high speed chase with the LA PD after Corey Feldman steals ... See full summary »

Writer: Bill Freiberger | Director: Peter Lauer | Stars: Eugene Levy, Seth Green, Bob Gunton, Sarah Silverman

19. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Last Tap Dance in Springfield (2000)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

7.3
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Lisa has difficulties learning to tap dance. Meanwhile Bart and Milhouse ditch summer camp to spend a week living in the mall.

Creators: Matt Groening, James L. Brooks, Sam Simon | Director: Nancy Kruse | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

20. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)
Episode: The Collector (1977)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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An acrophobic former child star, turned loan shark, suddenly finds herself working with a new collector with a hidden agenda.

Creator: William Blinn | Director: Ivan Nagy | Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas, Bernie Hamilton

21. Married with Children (1987–1997)
Episode: You Better Shop Around: Part 2 (1991)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

6.9
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The Bundys and Darcys shop 'til they drop to see who will win $1000 in groceries. Needless to say, Marquis of Queensbury rules will not apply.

Creators: Ron Leavitt, Michael G. Moye | Director: Linda Day | Stars: Ed O'Neill, Katey Sagal, Amanda Bearse, Christina Applegate