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1. 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.

Writers: Duane Adler, Melissa Rosenberg | Director: Anne Fletcher | Stars: Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Damaine Radcliff, De'Shawn Washington

2. 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.

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

3. Punky Brewster (1984–1988)

TV-G | 30 min | Family, Comedy

6.4
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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

4. Hotel for Dogs (2009)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Family

5.3
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51 Metascore

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

Writers: Jeff Lowell, Robert Schooley, Mark McCorkle, Lois Duncan | Director: Thor Freudenthal | Stars: Emma Roberts, Jake T. Austin, Lisa Kudrow, Don Cheadle

5. 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 »

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

6. Child's Play 2 (1990)

R | 84 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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Chucky's back as the doll possessed by the soul of a serial killer, butchering all who stand in his way of possessing the body of a boy.

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

7. 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.

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

8. Madhouse (1974)

PG | 89 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.2
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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.

Writers: Angus Hall, Ken Levison, Greg Morrison | Director: Jim Clark | Stars: Vincent Price, Peter Cushing, Robert Quarry, Adrienne Corri

9. Manhattan Melodrama (1934)

Passed | 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.

Writers: Oliver H.P. Garrett, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Arthur Caesar | Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, George Cukor | Stars: Clark Gable, William Powell, Myrna Loy, Leo Carrillo

10. 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.

Writers: George Eliot, Giles Foster, Louis Marks | Director: Giles Foster | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Jenny Agutter, Patrick Ryecart, Freddie Jones

11. Second Best (1994)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

7.2
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Graham Holt is a lonely middle-aged man who runs a postal substation in a small village in England. He decides to adopt a son. James is the troubled youth he gets with the assistance of ... See full summary »

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

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

96 min | Drama

7.2
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Fact-based story of a legal battle fought over custody of five siblings.

Writers: Peter Nelson, Jud Kinberg | Director: Michael Ray Rhodes | Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Sally Struthers, Lexi Randall, Gary Graham

13. Noroi: The Curse (2005)

115 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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A documentary filmmaker explores seemingly unrelated paranormal incidents connected by the legend of an ancient demon called the "kagutaba."

Director: Kôji Shiraishi | Stars: Jin Muraki, Rio Kanno, Tomono Kuga, Marika Matsumoto

14. KickOff (2010)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

5.1
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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.

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

15. The Wyvern Mystery (2000 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.8
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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 »

Writers: Sheridan Le Fanu, David Pirie | Director: Alex Pillai | Stars: Naomi Watts, Derek Jacobi, Iain Glen, Jack Davenport

16. Armaan (2003)

158 min | Drama, Family, Romance

5.4
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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 »

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

17. 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 »

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

18. Man of Evil (1944)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Returning to 1870's London after finishing at boarding school, Fanny winesses the death of her father in a fight with Lord Manderstoke. She then finds that her family has for many years ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Sadleir, Doreen Montgomery, Aimée Stuart | Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Phyllis Calvert, James Mason, Ann Stephens, Gloria Sydney

19. Kidz in da Hood (2006)

96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.8
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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 »

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

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

130 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Writers: Lily Y. Monteverde, R.J. Nuevas, Suzette Doctolero | Director: Joel Lamangan | Stars: Maricel Soriano, Eric Quizon, Marian Rivera, Shaina Magdayao

21. 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 »

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

22. Black Arrow (1944)

Approved | 270 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.2
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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 »

Writers: Sherman L. Lowe, Jack Stanley, Leighton Brill, Royal K. Cole | Directors: Lew Landers, B. Reeves Eason | Stars: Mark Roberts, Adele Jergens, Robert Williams, Kenneth MacDonald

23. Krantiveer (1994)

159 min | 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 »

Writer: K.K. Singh | Director: Mehul Kumar | Stars: Dimple Kapadia, Nana Patekar, Atul Agnihotri, Mamta Kulkarni

24. Jimmy Zip (1999)

R | 112 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.6
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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.

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

25. Warat (1999)

110 min | Action, Drama

5.4
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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 »

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

26. Lazybones (1925)

Passed | 80 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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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 »

Writers: Owen Davis, Frances Marion | Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Madge Bellamy, Buck Jones, Zasu Pitts, Leslie Fenton

27. 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.

Writers: Franklin Adreon, Ronald Davidson, Norman S. Hall, Joseph F. Poland, Sol Shor | Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Eduardo Ciannelli, Robert Wilcox, William Newell, C. Montague Shaw

28. The Lion Man (1936)

Passed | 67 min | Adventure

4.8
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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.

Writers: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Richard Gordon, John Williams | Director: John P. McCarthy | Stars: Jon Hall, Kathleen Burke, Ted Adams, Jimmy Aubrey

29. Night of Evil (1962)

88 min | Drama

5.7
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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.

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

30. 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.

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

31. Thunder Trail (1937)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Western

6.6
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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.

Writers: Zane Grey, Robert Yost, Stuart Anthony | Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Gilbert Roland, Charles Bickford, Marsha Hunt, J. Carrol Naish

32. The Cherokee Flash (1945)

Approved | 58 min | Western

7.6
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Lawyer Butler, wanting Jeff Carson's ranch, has the Sheriff and his gang frame the bank holdup on him. Then they kill a witness that could free Carson and blame the murder on his son Sunset... See full summary »

Writer: Betty Burbridge | Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Sunset Carson, Linda Stirling, Tom London, Roy Barcroft

33. Across the Plains (1939)

Passed | 59 min | Western

5.1
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Two brothers separated when young meet as adults, one good and one bad.

Writer: Robert Emmett Tansey | Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Addison Randall, Frank Yaconelli, Joyce Bryant, Hal Price

34. Angel in Love (2005)

95 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Giordano, an angel assigned to an orphan in Krakow, is two years into the job when his celestial overseers, citing budget cuts, initiate "Phase Two" without telling him. Some changes are ... See full summary »

Writers: Witold Beres, Artur Wiecek | Director: Artur Wiecek | Stars: Krzysztof Globisz, Anna Radwan, Jerzy Trela, Janusz Gajos

35. Wo ai ni mommy (2010)

77 min | Documentary, Family

7.9
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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

36. Merry Go Round of 1938 (1937)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.9
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Two screwy characters travel to Hollywood and cause mischief.

Writers: Monte Brice, Henry Myers, A. Dorian Otvos | Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Bert Lahr, Jimmy Savo, Billy House, Alice Brady

37. La fille publique (2013)

Biography

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

38. The King of the Kongo (1929)

Action, Adventure, Romance

5.5
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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 »

Writers: Harry Sinclair Drago, Wyndham Gittens | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Jacqueline Logan, Walter Miller, Richard Tucker, Boris Karloff

39. Hearts of Oak (1924)

Passed | Drama, Romance

3.1
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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 »

Writers: James A. Herne, Charles Kenyon | Director: John Ford | Stars: Hobart Bosworth, Pauline Starke, Theodore von Eltz, James Gordon

40. 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

41. Outlaws of Santa Fe (1944)

Approved | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.1
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Having robbed the bank in Red Bluff, Bob Conroy and partner Buckshot arrive in Santa Fe. Bob refuses the job of Marshal until he sees the name Conroy engraved on the badge. He does a good ... See full summary »

Writer: Norman S. Hall | Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Don 'Red' Barry, Helen Talbot, Wally Vernon, Twinkle Watts

42. 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 »

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

43. White Eagle (1932)

65 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.9
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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 »

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

44. Robin Hood of the Range (1943)

Approved | 54 min | Romance, Western

4.4
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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 »

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

45. The Man in Blue (1937)

Approved | 67 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.4
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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.

Writers: Kubec Glasmon, Lester Cole | Director: Milton Carruth | Stars: Robert Wilcox, Edward Ellis, Nan Grey, Richard Carle

46. The Phantom Cowboy (1941)

Passed | 56 min | Western

7.1
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Stan Borden with the help of the stooge Sheriff is out to get the Toreno ranch. Kicking the peons off the ranch, they kill Miguel's father. Miguel then becomes the masked El Lobo and when ... See full summary »

Writer: Doris Schroeder | Director: George Sherman | Stars: Don 'Red' Barry, Virginia Carroll, Milburn Stone, Neyle Morrow

47. War Children (2003)

93 min | Documentary

6.3
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Documentary about the Finnish children who were evacuated to Sweden during World War II.

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

48. Ein Leben für Do (1954)

90 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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Writer: Kurt Heuser | Director: Gustav Ucicky | Stars: Hans Söhnker, Paola Loew, Heidi Becker, Charles Regnier

49. The Tulsa Kid (1940)

Passed | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.0
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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 »

Writers: Oliver Drake, Anthony Coldeway | Director: George Sherman | Stars: Don 'Red' Barry, Noah Beery, Luana Walters, David Durand

50. The Lone Rider in Cheyenne (1942)

Approved | 59 min | Western

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Tom attempts to clear the name of a man who has been wrongfully accused of murdering a prison guard.

Writers: Oliver Drake, Elizabeth Beecher | Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: George Houston, Al St. John, Dennis Moore, Ella Neal