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1. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

R | 137 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.5
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75 Metascore

A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John Connor, from a more advanced cyborg.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick

Votes: 784,329 | Gross: $204.84M

2. Step Up (2006)

PG-13 | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Music

6.5
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48 Metascore

Tyler Gage receives the opportunity of a lifetime after vandalizing a performing arts school, gaining him the chance to earn a scholarship and dance with an up and coming dancer, Nora.

Director: Anne Fletcher | Stars: Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Damaine Radcliff, De'Shawn Washington

Votes: 95,087 | Gross: $65.27M

3. Short Term 12 (2013)

R | 96 min | Drama

8.0
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82 Metascore

A 20-something supervising staff member of a residential treatment facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend.

Director: Destin Daniel Cretton | Stars: Brie Larson, Frantz Turner, John Gallagher Jr., Kaitlyn Dever

Votes: 61,066 | Gross: $1.01M

4. Hotel for Dogs (2009)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Family

5.4
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51 Metascore

Two kids secretly take in stray dogs at a vacant hotel.

Director: Thor Freudenthal | Stars: Emma Roberts, Jake T. Austin, Lisa Kudrow, Don Cheadle

Votes: 17,058 | Gross: $73.02M

5. Child's Play 2 (1990)

R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller

5.7
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While Andy's mother is admitted to a psychiatric hospital, the young boy is placed in foster care, and Chucky, determined to claim Andy's soul, is not far behind.

Director: John Lafia | Stars: Alex Vincent, Jenny Agutter, Gerrit Graham, Christine Elise

Votes: 33,041 | Gross: $28.50M

6. Punky Brewster (1984–1988)

TV-G | 30 min | Family, Comedy

6.5
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Punky Brewster is a show about a girl named Penelope "Punky" Brewster. She is abandoned with her dog, Brandon, in a supermarket by her mother. She doesn't want to stay in an orphanage, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Soleil Moon Frye, George Gaynes, Cherie Johnson, Sandy

Votes: 3,358

7. Ten Inch Hero (2007)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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Piper moves to Santa Cruz, California to go to the Institute of Art. When she was 15 she gave birth to a daughter, but had to put her up for adoption because she was too young to raise her.... See full summary »

Director: David Mackay | Stars: Elisabeth Harnois, Clea DuVall, Sean Patrick Flanery, Jensen Ackles

Votes: 10,473

8. An American Rhapsody (2001)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama

6.9
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51 Metascore

A young Hungarian girl struggles to find her place in the world when she's reunited with her parents in the USA years after she was left behind during their flight from the communist country in the 1950s.

Director: Éva Gárdos | Stars: Nastassja Kinski, Scarlett Johansson, Raffaella Bánsági, Tony Goldwyn

Votes: 3,340 | Gross: $0.85M

9. Madhouse (1974)

PG | 89 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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A horror movie star returns to his famous role after years in a mental institution. But the character seems to be committing murders independent of his will.

Director: Jim Clark | Stars: Vincent Price, Peter Cushing, Robert Quarry, Adrienne Corri

Votes: 2,496

10. Manhattan Melodrama (1934)

Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.2
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The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman.

Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, George Cukor | Stars: Clark Gable, William Powell, Myrna Loy, Leo Carrillo

Votes: 2,731

11. In the Best Interest of the Children (1992 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

7.3
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Fact-based story of a legal battle fought over custody of five siblings.

Director: Michael Ray Rhodes | Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Sally Struthers, Lexi Randall, Gary Graham

Votes: 323

12. The Wyvern Mystery (2000 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.7
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After precipitating the death of a tenant with whom he has been feuding, Squire Fairfield brings the dead man's young daughter to live in Wyvern Manor. Alice grows up thinking the squire is... See full summary »

Director: Alex Pillai | Stars: Naomi Watts, Derek Jacobi, Iain Glen, Jack Davenport

Votes: 478

13. Silas Marner (1985 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama

7.4
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When a respectable weaver is wrongfully accused of theft, he becomes a virtual hermit until his own fortune is stolen and an orphaned child is found on his doorstep.

Director: Giles Foster | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Jenny Agutter, Patrick Ryecart, Freddie Jones

Votes: 474

14. Second Best (1994)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

7.1
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Graham, a lonely Welsh postal worker, adopts James, a troubled ten-year-old boy. Graham always wanted a son, but James loves his biological father too much to give Graham a chance. Will the two be able to accept each other as family?

Director: Chris Menges | Stars: William Hurt, Nathan Yapp, Keith Allen, Chris Cleary Miles

Votes: 1,125 | Gross: $0.09M

15. In the Name of God (2013)

PG | 86 min | Drama

6.6
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Bouncing from foster home to home, it seemed that no one wanted Mason around. From battles with his parents, Mason learns the importance of respect. Desperate for forgiveness, Mason tries to make amends with his family.

Director: Kevan Otto | Stars: John Ratzenberger, Eric Roberts, Patrick Davis, Pete Freeland

Votes: 80

16. The Children Nobody Wanted (1981 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.5
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Based on the true story of Tom Butterfield and his crusade to provide family life for homeless children, becoming not only the first bachelor caretaker, but the youngest single adult to ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Michaels | Stars: Fredric Lehne, Michelle Pfeiffer, Matt Clark, Noble Willingham

Votes: 183

17. KickOff (2011)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

5.3
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In 5-man-a-side soccer, a newly formed gay team goes up against an established team with a deserved reputation for violence and a skittish first-time official, with more action off-field than on.

Director: Rikki Beadle Blair | Stars: Duncan MacInnes, Ian Sharp, Kyle Treslove, Ludvig Bonin

Votes: 395

18. One Deadly Summer (1983)

R | 133 min | Drama, Mystery

7.4
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In spring 1976, a 19-year-old beauty, her German-born mother, and her crippled father move to the town of a firefighter nicknamed Pin-Pon. Everyone notices the provocative Eliane. She ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Becker | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Alain Souchon, Suzanne Flon, Jenny Clève

Votes: 3,341

19. Armaan (2003)

158 min | Drama, Family, Romance

5.3
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Dr. Siddharth Sinha is a dedicated selfless doctor who dreams of building a state-of-the-art hospital with all the modern instruments and amenities for patient care . His foster son Akash ... See full summary »

Director: Honey Irani | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Preity Zinta, Gracy Singh

Votes: 945 | Gross: $0.30M

20. Man of Evil (1944)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Returning to 1870's London after finishing at boarding school, Fanny witnesses the death of her father in a fight with Lord Manderstoke. She then finds that her family has for many years ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Phyllis Calvert, James Mason, Ann Stephens, Gloria Sydney

Votes: 336

21. Förortsungar (2006)

96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.7
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Kidz in da Hood is the gripping and warm story of Amina, who came to Sweden with her grandfather three years ago. Amina has not yet received her residency permit and when her grandfather ... See full summary »

Directors: Catti Edfeldt, Ylva Gustavsson | Stars: Beylula Kidane Adgoy, Gustaf Skarsgård, Embla Hjulström, Jennifer Brown

Votes: 734

22. Mysterious Doctor Satan (1940)

Approved | 267 min | Adventure, Action, Crime

7.2
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A mad scientist plots the domination of America and only the masked hero, The Copperhead, can stop him.

Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Eduardo Ciannelli, Robert Wilcox, William Newell, C. Montague Shaw

Votes: 156

23. Warat (1999)

110 min | Action, Drama

5.9
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Rex and Rica are G.I. babies born to American fathers they never knew. Raised by a rich, gay adoptive father, Rex grew up feeling worthless and alone. Rica was brought up by an arrogant ... See full summary »

Director: Joel Lamangan | Stars: Jomari Yllana, Joyce Jimenez, Joko Diaz, Richard Quan

Votes: 20

24. Krantiveer (1994)

159 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Disowned by his parents at a young age Pratap Narayan Tilak ended up in a small time village controlled by underworld dons and some very powerful and influential politicians. Lazy, ... See full summary »

Director: Mehul Kumar | Stars: Dimple Kapadia, Nana Patekar, Atul Agnihotri, Mamta Kulkarni

Votes: 1,363

25. Night of Evil (1962)

88 min | Drama

5.5
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The story of a young girl who goes from being a high school cheerleader to a stripper who commits an armed robbery.

Director: Richard Galbreath | Stars: Lisa Gaye, William Campbell, Lynette Bernay, Remo Pisani

Votes: 30

26. Bahay kubo: A pinoy mano po! (2007)

130 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Director: Joel Lamangan | Stars: Maricel Soriano, Eric Quizon, Marian Rivera, Shaina Magdayao

Votes: 44

27. Kukacka v temném lese (1985)

94 min | Drama, War

6.9
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Director: Antonín Moskalyk | Stars: Miroslava Soucková, Oleg Tabakov, Alicja Jachiewicz, Vilém Besser

Votes: 58

28. Across the Plains (1939)

Passed | 59 min | Western

5.2
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Two brothers separated when young meet as adults, one good and one bad.

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Jack Randall, Frank Yaconelli, Joyce Bryant, Hal Price

Votes: 27

29. Wild Stallion (1952)

Passed | 70 min | Western

6.0
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Young Dan Light (Orley Lindgren), an orphan, is taken in hand by Johnny Wintergreen (Edgar Buchanan),hunter of wild horses for selling to the U. S. cavalry. Dan's grief over the death of ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis D. Collins | Stars: Ben Johnson, Edgar Buchanan, Martha Hyer, Hayden Rorke

Votes: 93

30. Jimmy Zip (1999)

R | 112 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.7
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An abused runaway with pyromaniac tendencies teams up with a metal sculptor. Together they blow away the art world and a local crime boss.

Director: Robert McGinley | Stars: Brendan Fletcher, Ike Gingrich, Rosemary Welden, Honey Lauren

Votes: 124

31. The King of the Kongo (1929)

Action, Adventure, Romance

5.4
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A Secret Service agent searches the jungle for his missing brother, also an agent. He encounters a young woman there who is also searching, but for her missing father. They encounter a gang... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Jacqueline Logan, Walter Miller, Richard Tucker, Boris Karloff

Votes: 18

32. Lazybones (1925)

Passed | 80 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Steve Tuttle, the titular lazybones, takes on the responsibility of raising a fatherless girl, causing a scandal in his small town. Many years later, having returned from World War I, he ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Madge Bellamy, Buck Jones, Zasu Pitts, Leslie Fenton

Votes: 371

33. Palms (2012)

33 min | Short, Family

8.1
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A foster child is in search of a forever family who is holding his heart in the palm of their hands.

Director: Deep Williams | Stars: Nathaniel J. Potvin, Zondra Wilson, Jason Woods, Regina Bryant

Votes: 13

34. Black Arrow (1944)

Approved | 270 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.6
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With a plot line mostly lifted from 1941's "White Eagle", Columbia's 24th serial (following "The Desert Hawk-1944" and ahead of 1945's "Brenda Starr, Reporter"), "Black Arrow" finds ... See full summary »

Directors: Lew Landers, B. Reeves Eason | Stars: Mark Roberts, Adele Jergens, Robert Williams, Kenneth MacDonald

Votes: 18

35. Thunder Trail (1937)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Western

6.5
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A wagon train is robbed by a gang of bandits who kill everyone but a pair of young brothers. Years later, the brothers join force to bring the bandits' leader to justice.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Gilbert Roland, Charles Bickford, Marsha Hunt, J. Carrol Naish

Votes: 25

36. Stickin' Together (1978 TV Movie)

73 min | Adventure, Drama

7.1
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Cuda Weber is a Hawaii beach bum who finds himself the surrogate uncle to five orphaned children and tries to keep them together as a group.

Director: Jerry Thorpe | Stars: Clu Gulager, Sean Roche, Lory Walsh, Sean Marshall

Votes: 17

37. The Lion Man (1936)

Passed | 67 min | Adventure

4.4
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A young British boy whose father was murdered by a treacherous Aran sheik finds himself in a position to exact revenge as an adult.

Director: John P. McCarthy | Stars: Jon Hall, Kathleen Burke, Ted Adams, Jimmy Aubrey

Votes: 45

38. Merry-Go-Round of 1938 (1937)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.3
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Two screwy characters travel to Hollywood and cause mischief.

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Bert Lahr, Jimmy Savo, Billy House, Alice Brady

Votes: 6

39. Sotalapset (2003)

93 min | Documentary, War

6.5
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Documentary about the Finnish children who were evacuated to Sweden during World War II.

Director: Erja Dammert | Stars: Sirkka Artman, Riitta Grundel-Koskinen, Jorma Hauru, Irmeli Heino

Votes: 23

40. Around the Corner (1930)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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18-year-old Rosie Kaplan O'Grady was found as an abandoned baby by O'Grady, an Irish policeman and Kaplan, a Jewish pawnbroker, and raised by them as their own. She is being courted by two ... See full summary »

Director: Bert Glennon | Stars: George Sidney, Charles Murray, Joan Peers, Charles Delaney

41. We Are Dad (2005)

Not Rated | 71 min | Documentary, History, Reality-TV

8.3
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A gay couple who are pediatric AIDS nurses become foster parents to infants who are HIV positive, and decide to challenge the State of Florida's law banning adoption by gay people

Director: Michel Horvat | Stars: Roger Croteau, Steven Lofton, Alan Ball, Ron Brenesky

Votes: 80

42. La fille publique (2013)

Biography

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Director: Cheyenne-Marie Carron | Stars: Doria Achour, Agnès Delachair, Pascal Elso, Tristan Gendreau

Votes: 7

43. Once a Doctor (1937)

Approved | 57 min | Drama

6.1
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Steven and Jerry are both young doctors, rivals professionally and for Paula Norland. Jerry lets Steven take the blame for a mistake he made and sending him to prison. Steven gets redemption, after release, during a storm at sea.

Director: William Clemens | Stars: Jean Muir, Donald Woods, Gordon Oliver, Joe King

Votes: 52

44. Robin Hood of the Range (1943)

Approved | 54 min | Romance, Western

4.0
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Steve Malone, an orphan raised by an early-day railroad pioneer, assumes a masked disguise to help the homesteaders who are being deprived of their ranches by a railroad land grab. To do ... See full summary »

Director: William Berke | Stars: Charles Starrett, Arthur Hunnicutt, Kay Harris, Kenneth MacDonald

Votes: 7

45. The Tulsa Kid (1940)

Passed | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.2
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Arriving in town, Tom Benton quickly teams up with Wallace in his fight with Saunders over a water hole. But Saunders chief henchman is Montana Smith, Tom's old partner and the man that ... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Don 'Red' Barry, Noah Beery, Luana Walters, David Durand

Votes: 26

46. The Throwback (1935)

Approved | 61 min | Western

6.4
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When Buck is young his cattle stealing father is killed. Now grown Buck returns home still carrying the burden of his father's reputation. When he is framed for rustling, he finds an object... See full summary »

Director: Ray Taylor | Stars: Buck Jones, Muriel Evans, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Bryant Washburn

Votes: 5

47. Hearts of Oak (1924)

Passed | Drama, Romance

3.3
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Terry Dunniva, a retired sea-captain living in Marblehead, Massachusetts, adopts two children, Chrystal and Ned. As the girl grows to womanhood, Terry realizes his fatherly-love had grown ... See full summary »

Director: John Ford | Stars: Hobart Bosworth, Pauline Starke, Theodore von Eltz, James Gordon

Votes: 17

48. White Eagle (1932)

65 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.6
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Gregory is a phony government agent issuing worthless checks. To keep from being exposed he has his men dress as Indians and attack anything bringing mail. This leads to an Indian war. ... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Buck Jones, Barbara Weeks, Robert Ellis, Jason Robards Sr.

Votes: 19

49. Wo ai ni mommy (2010)

77 min | Documentary, Family

8.1
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From 2000 to 2008, China was the leading country for U.S. international adoptions. There are now approximately 70,000 Chinese adoptees being raised in the United States. Ninety-five percent... See full summary »

Director: Stephanie Wang-Breal | Stars: Amanda Baden, Darah Sadowsky, Donna Sadowsky, Faith Sadowsky

Votes: 40

50. The Man in Blue (1937)

Passed | 67 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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A police officer who kills a thief during the commission of a robbery takes on the responsibility of raising the man's son.

Director: Milton Carruth | Stars: Robert Wilcox, Edward Ellis, Nan Grey, Richard Carle