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1. Little Fockers (2010)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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27 Metascore

Family-patriarch Jack Byrnes wants to appoint a successor. Does his son-in-law, the male nurse Greg Focker have what it takes?

Writers: John Hamburg, Larry Stuckey, Greg Glienna, Mary Ruth Clarke | Director: Paul Weitz | Stars: Ben Stiller, Teri Polo, Robert De Niro, Owen Wilson

2. The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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73 Metascore

A laconic, chain-smoking barber blackmails his wife's boss and lover for money to invest in dry cleaning, but his plan goes terribly wrong.

Writers: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Frances McDormand, Michael Badalucco, James Gandolfini

3. On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)

M | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.8
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James Bond woos a mob boss's daughter and goes undercover to uncover the true reason for Blofeld's allergy research in the Swiss Alps that involves beautiful women from around the world.

Writers: Simon Raven, Richard Maibaum | Director: Peter R. Hunt | Stars: George Lazenby, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas, Gabriele Ferzetti

4. Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.0
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65 Metascore

A series of vignettes that all have coffee and cigarettes in common.

Writer: Jim Jarmusch | Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Bill Murray, Tom Waits, Roberto Benigni, RZA

5. Tess (1979)

PG | 186 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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A strong-willed young peasant girl becomes the affection of two men.

Writers: Gérard Brach, Roman Polanski, John Brownjohn, Thomas Hardy | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Nastassja Kinski, Peter Firth, Leigh Lawson, John Collin

6. Cold Creek Manor (2003)

R | 118 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

4.9
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37 Metascore

A family relocates from the city to a dilapidated house in the country that was once a grand estate. As they begin to renovate the place they discover their new home harbors secrets, conceals a horrific past, and may not be free of the former inhabitants completely.

Writer: Richard Jefferies | Director: Mike Figgis | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Sharon Stone, Stephen Dorff, Juliette Lewis

7. Equus (1977)

R | 137 min | Drama, Mystery

7.2
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A psychiatrist attempts to uncover a troubled stable boy's disturbing obsession with horses.

Writer: Peter Shaffer | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Richard Burton, Peter Firth, Colin Blakely, Joan Plowright

8. The MatchMaker (1997)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Marcy is an assistant to Senator John McGlory, who is having problems with a re-election campaign. Desperate for Irish votes, McGlory's chief of staff Nick sends Marcy to Ireland to trace ... See full summary »

Writers: Greg Dinner, Karen Janszen, Louis Nowra, Graham Linehan | Director: Mark Joffe | Stars: Janeane Garofalo, David O'Hara, Milo O'Shea, Jay O. Sanders

9. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Crime

8.2
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A distant poor relative of the Duke of D'Ascoyne plots to inherit the title by murdering the eight other heirs who stand ahead of him in the line of succession.

Writers: Roy Horniman, Robert Hamer, John Dighton | Director: Robert Hamer | Stars: Dennis Price, Alec Guinness, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood

10. King Ralph (1991)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.1
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As the only relative to take over the Royal throne, a down on his luck American slob must learn the ways of the English.

Writers: Emlyn Williams, David S. Ward | Director: David S. Ward | Stars: John Goodman, Peter O'Toole, John Hurt, Camille Coduri

11. Ridicule (1996)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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To get royal backing on a needed drainage project, a poor French lord must learn to play the delicate games of wit at court at Versailles.

Writers: Rémi Waterhouse, Michel Fessler, Eric Vicaut | Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Charles Berling, Jean Rochefort, Fanny Ardant, Judith Godrèche

12. Roots: The Next Generations (1979 TV Mini-Series)

840 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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The dramatization of Alex Haley's family line from post Civil War America to the writer's search for his roots.

Stars: Dorian Harewood, Debbi Morgan, Paul Koslo, Stan Shaw

13. Perfect Strangers (2001 TV Mini-Series)

238 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Attending a distant family reunion reveals more than was expected.

Stars: Michael Gambon, Lindsay Duncan, Matthew Macfadyen, Claire Skinner

14. Game of Swords (2005)

R | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.6
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Set in the 16th century, a sheriff working on a series of murders has to choose between his conscience and protecting his family when he's tied to the crimes.

Writer: Adrian Rudomin | Director: Adrian Rudomin | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Blanca Marsillach, Brian Blessed, Szonja Oroszlán

15. This Is My Father (I) (1998)

R | 119 min | Romance, Drama

7.0
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Widowed Kieran Johnson is a lonely, middle-aged, Chicago-based high school history teacher who feels disconnected to his life. He decides to take a trip to his mother's small old hometown ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Quinn | Director: Paul Quinn | Stars: Aidan Quinn, James Caan, Jacob Tierney, Colm Meaney

16. Who Do You Think You Are? (2004– )

60 min | Documentary

7.9
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Well known faces within the British media each embark on individual journeys to answer some questions in regards to their own family history. An interesting and intelligent programme for ... See full summary »

Stars: Mark Strong, Cherie Lunghi, Nick Barratt, Adrian Chiles

18. The Olive Branch (2015)

Drama | Pre-production

Descendants of a child created by a plantation owner and one of his slaves try to connect with their newly discovered relatives.

Writers: Tim DeWayne, Joey Kent | Director: Tim DeWayne | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., Victor Love, Michael Sieve, Jaclyn Lopez

19. Humans (2009)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

3.4
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A team of several researchers travel to the Swiss Alps to investigate a scientific discovery on human evolution.

Writers: Silvan Boris Schmid, Dominique Néraud, Frédérique Henri, Jean-Armand Bougrelle, Alberto Sciamma | Directors: Jacques-Olivier Molon, Pierre-Olivier Thevenin | Stars: Sara Forestier, Lorànt Deutsch, Dominique Pinon, Manon Tournier

20. The House in Nightmare Park (1973)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

6.0
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In 1907, an actor is invited to perform in an isolated country house, and becomes involved in mysterious and dangerous events.

Writers: Clive Exton, Terry Nation | Director: Peter Sykes | Stars: Frankie Howerd, Ray Milland, Hugh Burden, Kenneth Griffith

21. Little Senegal (2001)

97 min | Drama

7.1
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After many years of having worked as a tour guide at the Senegalese slave museum, Alloune decides to go to America in search of his ancestors. They were taken away from his village 200 years ago and sold as slaves in the New World.

Writers: Rachid Bouchareb, Olivier Lorelle | Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Sotigui Kouyaté, Sharon Hope, Roschdy Zem, Karim Traoré

22. Stealth (2006)

112 min | Comedy

6.8
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Writer: Lionel Baier | Director: Lionel Baier | Stars: Natacha Koutchoumov, Lionel Baier, Alicja Bachleda, Stéphane Rentznik

23. Frauenarzt Dr. Prätorius (1950)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Writer: Curt Goetz | Directors: Karl Peter Gillmann, Curt Goetz | Stars: Curt Goetz, Valerie von Martens, Erich Ponto, Bruno Hübner

24. Who Do You Think You Are? (II) (2008– )

Documentary

8.0
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Genealogy series. Irish celebrities trace their family history.

Stars: Simon Delaney, Arthur Riordan

25. African American Lives (2006 TV Mini-Series)

54 min | Documentary, History

7.5
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This 4 part PBS series attempts to trace the roots of 8 guests using genealogy, oral history, family stories, and DNA analysis.

Stars: Henry Louis Gates, Benjamin Carson Sr., Whoopi Goldberg, T.D. Jakes

26. The Sweetest Sound (2001)

60 min | Documentary

7.3
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In The Sweetest Sound, Alan Berliner (the filmmaker from New York) is tired of being mistaken for people who might share his name and decides to rid himself of the dreaded Same Name Syndrome (In HD).

Writer: Alan Berliner | Director: Alan Berliner | Stars: Alan Berliner, Alain Berliner, Allen Berliner, Alan S. Berliner

27. Mamaliga Blues (2014)

55 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

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A Jewish family goes on a journey from Brazil to Moldova in search of a lost grave. What else could hey find in a troubled foreign land?

Writer: Cassio Tolpolar | Director: Cassio Tolpolar

28. Mojo

Drama | Announced

Mojo is a drama/fantasy about an eccentric white southern family that discovers their black slave ancestry.

Writer: Darlene Eliopoulos | Director: Darlene Eliopoulos | Stars: McKenzie Burke, Lauren Grover, Eva Ndachi, Sasha Wordlaw

29. Distant Voices (2002 Video)

21 min | Documentary, Short, History

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30. Halfway to Haugesund (1997)

68 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.1
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Beat up punk rock legend Otto, of "Otto's Speedway Action Organ", finally gets another gig in Haugesund on Norway's west coast. He gets his father's car, a 1969 model Opel Diplomat, out of ... See full summary »

Writers: Erling Dokk Holm, Harald Østgaard Lund | Director: Harald Østgaard Lund | Stars: Geir Birk Nilsen, Yasmin Syed, Peter Garden, Eivind Haugestøl

31. Le premier du nom (2000)

112 min | Documentary

2.0
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Writers: Sabine Franel, Nicolas Morel | Director: Sabine Franel | Star: Basile Janssen

32. Family Tree (1985)

52 min | Documentary, Family

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Director: Scott Hicks | Stars: Tony Allison, Lachlan Haig, William Henry Kerr

33. His Family Tree (1935)

Approved | 69 min | Comedy

5.5
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When his son doesn't respond to his many letters, Patrick Murphy decides to leave Ireland and visit his son in America. But upon arriving in Center City Patrick discovers that his son, who ... See full summary »

Writers: Patrick Kearney, Harry Wagstaff Gribble, Joel Sayre, John Twist | Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: James Barton, Margaret Callahan, Addison Randall, Maureen Delaney

34. The Living Tree (2006)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Writer: Flora Moon

35. Auf der Spur meiner Ahnen (2007 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

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Director: Dagmar Wittmers | Stars: Mariele Millowitsch, Walter Sittler, Peter Millowitsch, Willy Millowitsch

36. Voices from the Past (1992)

24 min | Documentary, Short

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A unique and historical gathering of the Concannon-O'Brien Clan meets to retrace and rediscover its ancestral heritage in the landscapes of Ireland.

Writer: Sally-Ann O'Reilly | Director: Sally-Ann O'Reilly | Stars: Charlie MacBride, Maureen O'Brien, Gearoid O'Tuathaigh

37. Ancestors (1997 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

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This mini-series looks at people whose lives have been changed through family history research and provides viewers with practical instruction on how to begin searching for one's own roots.

Stars: Jim Willard, Terry Willard

38. Gene Detectives (2007– )

45 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

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Presenter Melanie Sykes follows the process of genealogist Anthony Adolph as he uses the most up-to-date research techniques to help people track down long lost relatives.

Stars: Melanie Sykes, Anthony Adolph, Carol Martin-Sperry

39. You Don't Know You're Born (2007– )

60 min | Documentary, History

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Three British actors each take a closer look at their family tree by heading back in time and walking in the shoes of a couple of their antecedents.

Stars: Barbara Flynn, Alan Davies, Anne Kirkbride, Ken Stott

40. The Ross Family Mystery (1980)

21 min | Documentary, Short

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Writer: Judith Penner | Director: Brian Pollard

41. Ancestors 2 (2000 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

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Star: Scott Wilkinson

42. Immigrant Son: The Story of John D. Mezzogiorno (2011)

57 min | Documentary

8.1
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Something is pulling at John Mezzogiorno. Voices from the past are calling him back to tell their story, in in doing so to tell his own. Immigrant Son follows John's attempt as a fourth ... See full summary »

Writer: Justin Cappiello | Director: Frank Cappiello | Star: Michael Desantis

43. På sporet af slægten (2002– )

28 min | Documentary

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Documentary about genealogy, portraying Danes who are searching for relatives and family. Genealogy has become a whole new ballgame with the help of the Internet, but the primary sources are still regional archives.

44. Pike's Peak Prophecy Summit 2013 (2013– )
Episode: After the Flood: A Fascinating Look at Ancient History (2013)

52 min

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Writer: Ken Johnson | Star: Ken Johnson

45. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )
Episode: Ancient Roots (2014)

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Henry Louis Gates explores the Greek ancestry of Tina Fey, David Sedaris and George Stephanopoulos.

Writer: Henry Louis Gates | Director: Josh Gleason | Stars: Tina Fey, Henry Louis Gates, David Sedaris, George Stephanopoulos

46. Israel Moment (2014– )
Episode: Avoid Genealogies (2014)

3 min | Short, Reality-TV

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Star: Steven L. Anderson

47. Black Books (2000–2004)
Episode: Blood (2002)

24 min | Comedy

8.0
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Manni and Bernard try to keep up with modern book shops and in doing so Manni helps Fran get over her boredom by encouraging her to look up her family tree.

Writers: Kevin Cecil, Andy Riley, Dylan Moran | Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig, Andrew Collins

48. Creation Science 101 (2001– )
Episode: Class 4 (2000)

75 min

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Writer: Kent Hovind | Star: Kent Hovind

49. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)
Episode: Funny, You Don't Look It (1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Inspired by Alex Haley's "Roots," Fred orders a family crest and genealogical scroll that states he's African royalty and a descendant of the Jewish Ethiopian Falashas.

Creator: Norman Lear | Director: Russ Petranto | Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, LaWanda Page, Don Bexley

50. Genesis Week (2011– )
Episode: Goin' Ape! (2012)

21 min | Documentary

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Star: Ian Juby