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1. Seven Samurai (1954)

Not Rated | 207 min | Adventure, Drama

8.7
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98 Metascore

A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Tsushima, Yukiko Shimazaki

Votes: 251,744 | Gross: $0.27M

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

PG | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.8
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61 Metascore

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.

Director: Peter R. Hunt | Stars: George Lazenby, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas, Gabriele Ferzetti

Votes: 65,085 | Gross: $22.80M

3. Little Fockers (2010)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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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?

Director: Paul Weitz | Stars: Ben Stiller, Teri Polo, Robert De Niro, Owen Wilson

Votes: 91,798 | Gross: $148.38M

4. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )

Documentary

8.2
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Harvard educator Henry Louis Gates Jr. hosts this enlightening PBS series that examines "the DNA of American culture" through an extensive discovery of the ancestors of today's celebrities.... See full summary »

Stars: Henry Louis Gates, CeCe Moore, Anderson Cooper, Valerie Jarrett

Votes: 345

5. Ridicule (1996)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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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.

Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Charles Berling, Jean Rochefort, Fanny Ardant, Judith Godrèche

Votes: 6,359 | Gross: $2.50M

6. 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.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Nastassja Kinski, Peter Firth, Leigh Lawson, John Collin

Votes: 12,190

7. Cold Creek Manor (2003)

R | 118 min | 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 renovations, they discover their new home harbors a secret and may not be completely free of its former inhabitant.

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

Votes: 19,098 | Gross: $21.38M

8. Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.1
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65 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 50,899 | Gross: $1.97M

9. Roots: The Next Generations (1979)

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

Votes: 1,937

10. 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.

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

Votes: 6,397

11. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)

Approved | 106 min | Comedy, Crime

8.1
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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.

Director: Robert Hamer | Stars: Dennis Price, Alec Guinness, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood

Votes: 29,691

12. Who Do You Think You Are? (2010– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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Celebrities are given the opportunity to research their family trees with surprising and often unexpected results.

Stars: Mocean Melvin, Courteney Cox, Julie Bowen, Smokey Robinson

Votes: 1,046

13. King Ralph (1991)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.2
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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.

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

Votes: 13,330 | Gross: $34.00M

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

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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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, Phil Davis, Nick Barratt

Votes: 643

15. The MatchMaker (1997)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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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 »

Director: Mark Joffe | Stars: Janeane Garofalo, David O'Hara, Milo O'Shea, Jay O. Sanders

Votes: 4,944 | Gross: $3.38M

16. Day of Wrath (2006)

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.

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

Votes: 1,588

17. Perfect Strangers (2001– )

238 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Attending a distant family reunion reveals more than was expected.

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

Votes: 1,180

18. I Never Sang for My Father (1970)

GP | 92 min | Drama

7.7
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A man who wants to move on with his life by moving to California and marry his girlfriend, finds it difficult as he still lives in the towering shadow of his aging father.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Melvyn Douglas, Gene Hackman, Dorothy Stickney, Estelle Parsons

Votes: 1,901

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

R | 119 min | Romance, Drama

7.1
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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 »

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

Votes: 1,536 | Gross: $1.08M

20. Marching to Zion (2015)

101 min | Documentary, History

7.5
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Documentary tracing the history of the Jewish people from the destruction of the temple in AD 70 to the modern-day nation of Israel.

Director: Paul Wittenberger | Stars: Steven L. Anderson, Texe Marrs, Leo Abrami, Reuven Mann

Votes: 733

21. Humains (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.

Directors: Jacques-Olivier Molon, Pierre-Olivier Thevenin | Stars: Sara Forestier, Lorànt Deutsch, Dominique Pinon, Manon Tournier

Votes: 709

22. 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.

Director: Peter Sykes | Stars: Frankie Howerd, Ray Milland, Hugh Burden, Kenneth Griffith

Votes: 352

23. Comme des voleurs (à l'est) (2006)

Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Lionel is a happy gay man with a great career and an open-minded family that accepts his loyal lover, Serge. But things start to unravel when he meets a pretty Polish immigrant who is about to be deported and decides to marry her.

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

Votes: 204

24. African American Lives (2006– )

54 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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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, Pamela Arkin, Ben Carson, Whoopi Goldberg

Votes: 109

25. Little Senegal (2001)

97 min | Drama

7.0
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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.

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

Votes: 376

26. The Sweetest Sound (2001)

Not Rated | 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).

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

Votes: 183

27. Frauenarzt Dr. Prätorius (1950)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Directors: Karl Peter Gillmann, Curt Goetz | Stars: Curt Goetz, Valerie von Martens, Erich Ponto, Bruno Hübner

Votes: 68

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

Documentary

7.9
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Genealogy series. Irish celebrities trace their family history.

Stars: Arthur Riordan, Charlie Bird, Dana, Joe Duffy

Votes: 9

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

Not Rated | 57 min | Documentary

8.3
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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 »

Director: Frank Cappiello | Star: Michael Desantis

Votes: 6

30. Halvveis til Haugesund (1997)

68 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.2
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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 »

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

Votes: 73

31. Mojo

Drama | Announced

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

Director: Darlene Eliopoulos | Stars: Tatiana Mayfield, Eva Ndachi, Judith Eisenberg, Sasha Wordlaw

32. Ancestors (1997– )

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

33. His Family Tree (1935)

Approved | 69 min | Comedy

5.6
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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 »

Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: James Barton, Margaret Callahan, Jack Randall, Maureen Delaney

Votes: 35

34. The Olive Branch

Drama | Announced

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

Director: T.D. Antoine | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., Victor Love, Jaclyn Lopez, Michael Sieve

35. Mamaliga Blues (2014)

55 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

5.8
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A Jewish family goes on a journey from Brazil to Moldova in search of a lost grave. What else might they find in a troubled foreign land?

Director: Cassio Tolpolar

Votes: 5

36. Distant Voices (2002 Video)

21 min | Documentary, Short, History

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37. Family Tree (1985)

52 min | Documentary, Family

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

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. Genealogy Quick Start (2017– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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Jump in and start finding your ancestors online now with the quick start method explored on this TV show.

Stars: Dena Ellis, Tory Irvin, Shamele Jordon

40. Richard Gölz. Der Kantor Schwabens (2015)

120 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Documentary about the Life and Work of Richard Gölz (1887-1975)

Directors: Sabine I. Gölz, Oleg Timofeyev | Stars: Roswitha Alpers, Zorka Bogdanovich, Hans-Peter Braun, Joachim Conrad

41. 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.

42. Le premier du nom (2000)

112 min | Documentary

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Director: Sabine Franel | Star: Basile Janssen

43. Ancestors 2 (2000– )

Documentary

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Star: Scott Wilkinson

44. The Ross Family Mystery (1980)

21 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Brian Pollard

45. L'alibi d'Albi (1961 TV Movie)

104 min | Comedy, Romance

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Director: Jean Vernier | Stars: Gaby Sylvia, Pierre Flourens, André Luguet, Monique Cartera

46. The Living Tree (2006)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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47. 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

48. 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.

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

49. 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

50. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: 11:59 (1999)

TV-PG | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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The crew of Voyager swap stories of family histories. Janeway is most proud of her ancestor Shannon O'Donnell, who has been celebrated by the Janeway clan for generations as an astronaut ... See full summary »

Director: David Livingston | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 669