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1. When the Game Stands Tall (2014)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Sport

6.7
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41 Metascore

The journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak that shattered all records for any American sport.

Writers: Scott Marshall Smith, David Zelon, Neil Hayes | Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Alexander Ludwig, Michael Chiklis, Laura Dern

2. Smallville (2001–2011)

TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.5
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A young Clark Kent struggles to find his place in the world as he learns to harness his alien powers for good and deals with the typical troubles of teenage life in Smallville.

Creators: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar | Stars: Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack, Kristin Kreuk

3. The Blind Side (2009)

PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.7
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53 Metascore

The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.

Writers: John Lee Hancock, Michael Lewis | Director: John Lee Hancock | Stars: Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Jae Head

4. Red Dawn (2012)

PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Thriller, War

5.5
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31 Metascore

A group of teenagers look to save their town from an invasion of North Korean soldiers.

Writers: Carl Ellsworth, Jeremy Passmore, Kevin Reynolds, John Milius | Director: Dan Bradley | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Isabel Lucas, Josh Hutcherson, Josh Peck

5. Scary Movie (2000)

R | 88 min | Comedy

6.2
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48 Metascore

A year after disposing the body of a man they accidently killed, a group of dumb teenagers are stalked by a bumbling serial killer.

Writers: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Buddy Johnson, Phil Beauman, Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer | Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans | Stars: Anna Faris, Jon Abrahams, Marlon Wayans, Carmen Electra

6. Wolves (2014)

R | 91 min | Action, Horror

5.3
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37 Metascore

A boy is trying to find out about his family history and stumbles upon a town of lycans.

Writer: David Hayter | Director: David Hayter | Stars: Jason Momoa, Lucas Till, Alain Moussi, Merritt Patterson

7. Superman (1978)

PG | 143 min | Action, Sci-Fi

7.3
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86 Metascore

An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.

Creators: Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster | Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman, Marlon Brando

8. Blue Velvet (1986)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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75 Metascore

The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of criminals who have kidnapped her child.

Writer: David Lynch | Director: David Lynch | Stars: Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern

9. The Hot Chick (2002)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.5
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29 Metascore

An attractive and popular teenager who is mean spirited toward others, finds herself in the body of an older man, and must find a way to get back to her original body.

Writers: Tom Brady, Rob Schneider | Director: Tom Brady | Stars: Rob Schneider, Rachel McAdams, Anna Faris, Matthew Lawrence

10. Varsity Blues (1999)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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50 Metascore

In small-town Texas, high school football is a religion. The head coach is deified, as long as the team is winning and 17-year-old schoolboys carry the hopes of an entire community onto the... See full summary »

Writer: W. Peter Iliff | Director: Brian Robbins | Stars: James Van Der Beek, Jon Voight, Paul Walker, Ron Lester

11. The Faculty (1998)

R | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.4
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61 Metascore

Students suspect that their teachers are aliens after bizarre occurances.

Writers: David Wechter, Bruce Kimmel, Kevin Williamson | Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall, Laura Harris, Josh Hartnett

12. Brick (2005)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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72 Metascore

A teenage loner pushes his way into the underworld of a high school crime ring to investigate the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend.

Writer: Rian Johnson | Director: Rian Johnson | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Lukas Haas, Emilie de Ravin, Meagan Good

13. October Sky (1999)

PG | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.8
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71 Metascore

The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.

Writers: Homer H. Hickam Jr., Lewis Colick | Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen

14. Can't Buy Me Love (1987)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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A nerdy outcast secretly pays the most popular girl in school one thousand dollars to be his girlfriend.

Writer: Michael Swerdlick | Director: Steve Rash | Stars: Patrick Dempsey, Amanda Peterson, Courtney Gains, Tina Caspary

15. Saving Silverman (2001)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

5.9
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22 Metascore

A pair of buddies conspire to save their best friend from marrying the wrong woman.

Writers: Hank Nelken, Greg DePaul | Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Jason Biggs, Steve Zahn, Jack Black, Amanda Peet

16. Crazy/Beautiful (2001)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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61 Metascore

At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from the affluent neighborhood.

Writers: Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi | Director: John Stockwell | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Jay Hernandez, Bruce Davison, Herman Osorio

17. Radio (2003)

PG | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.9
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38 Metascore

The story of a high school coach and the developmentally challenged man whom he took under his wing.

Writer: Mike Rich | Director: Michael Tollin | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Ed Harris, Debra Winger, S. Epatha Merkerson

18. Johnny Be Good (1988)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Sport

4.4
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It's recruiting time and despite being short and scrawny, Johnny Walker is America's hottest young football prospect. His dilemma: should he take one of the many offers from college talent ... See full summary »

Writers: Steve Zacharias, Jeff Buhai, David Obst | Director: Bud S. Smith | Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Robert Downey Jr., Paul Gleason, Uma Thurman

19. The Last Picture Show (1971)

R | 118 min | Drama

8.1
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A group of 1950s high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both economically and culturally.

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Peter Bogdanovich | Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Ben Johnson

20. Dirty Deeds (2005)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy

5.9
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28 Metascore

An American Pie-like teen comedy in which a high school senior tries to become the first student in years to complete the Dirty Deeds, an outrageous series of challenges that must be ... See full summary »

Writers: Jon Land, Jonathan Thies | Director: David Kendall | Stars: Milo Ventimiglia, Lacey Chabert, Charles Durning, Tom Amandes

21. All the Right Moves (1983)

R | 91 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

5.9
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62 Metascore

A high school footballer desperate for a scholarship and his headstrong coach clash in a dying Pennsylvania steel town.

Writers: Pat Jordan, Michael Kane | Director: Michael Chapman | Stars: Tom Cruise, Lea Thompson, Craig T. Nelson, Charles Cioffi

22. Lost and Delirious (2001)

R | 103 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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53 Metascore

A newcomer to a posh girls boarding school discovers that her two senior roommates are lovers.

Writers: Susan Swan, Judith Thompson | Director: Léa Pool | Stars: Piper Perabo, Jessica Paré, Mischa Barton, Jackie Burroughs

23. Facing the Giants (2006)

PG | 111 min | Drama, Sport

6.6
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38 Metascore

A losing coach with an underdog football team faces their giants of fear and failure on and off the field to surprising results.

Writers: Alex Kendrick, Stephen Kendrick | Director: Alex Kendrick | Stars: Alex Kendrick, Shannen Fields, Jason McLeod, Erin Bethea

24. The Blob (1988)

R | 95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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A strange lifeform consumes everything in its path as it grows and grows.

Writers: Theodore Simonson, Kay Linaker, Irvine H. Millgate, Chuck Russell, Frank Darabont | Director: Chuck Russell | Stars: Shawnee Smith, Kevin Dillon, Donovan Leitch Jr., Jeffrey DeMunn

25. Undefeated (2011)

PG-13 | 113 min | Documentary, Sport

7.8
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71 Metascore

A documentary on an underdog football team who look to reverse their fortunes with coach Bill Courtney.

Directors: Daniel Lindsay, T.J. Martin | Stars: Bill Courtney, O.C. Brown, Montrail 'Money' Brown, Chavis Daniels

26. Beneath the Darkness (2011)

R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

4.4
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22 Metascore

After watching their best friend get murdered, a group of teens struggle to expose a local hero as the vicious killer and keep from becoming his next victims.

Writer: Bruce Wilkinson | Director: Martin Guigui | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Tony Oller, Aimee Teegarden, Stephen Lunsford

27. Wildcats (1986)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Sport

5.8
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Molly is a high school track coach who knows just as much about football as anyone else on the planet. When the football coach's position becomes vacant, she applies for the job, despite ... See full summary »

Writer: Ezra Sacks | Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Swoosie Kurtz, Robyn Lively, Brandy Gold

28. Death of a Salesman (1985 TV Movie)

PG | 136 min | Drama

7.3
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An aging traveling salesman recognizes the emptiness of his life and tries to fix it.

Writer: Arthur Miller | Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Kate Reid, John Malkovich, Stephen Lang

29. Slap Her, She's French! (2002)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

5.0
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44 Metascore

A French foreign-exchange student comes to a small Texas high school, befriends a classmate, and practically takes over her life.

Writers: Lamar Damon, Robert Lee King | Director: Melanie Mayron | Stars: Piper Perabo, Jane McGregor, Michael McKean, Trent Ford

30. Storytelling (2001)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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50 Metascore

College and high school serve as the backdrop for two stories about dysfunction and personal turmoil.

Writer: Todd Solondz | Director: Todd Solondz | Stars: Selma Blair, Leo Fitzpatrick, Robert Wisdom, Maria Thayer

31. Reckless (1984)

R | 90 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy

6.1
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Rebellious footballer Johnny, falls for cheerleader Tracy. They come from opposite backrounds; she's from a comfortable well off family, his is poor and broken. Tracy already has a ... See full summary »

Writer: Chris Columbus | Director: James Foley | Stars: Aidan Quinn, Daryl Hannah, Kenneth McMillan, Cliff De Young

32. Seven Minutes in Heaven (1985)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Natalie Becker, a beautiful A-student, is staying home alone Together and apart, the three 15-year-olds learn much about life, maturity, and love.

Writers: Jane Bernstein, Linda Feferman | Director: Linda Feferman | Stars: Jennifer Connelly, Byron Thames, Maddie Corman, Alan Boyce

33. The '60s (1999 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 172 min | Drama

6.9
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The Herlihys are a working class family from Chicago whose three children take wildly divergent paths: Brian joins the Marines right out of High School and goes to Vietnam, Michael becomes ... See full summary »

Writers: Bill Couturié, Robert Greenfield, Jeffrey Alan Fiskin | Director: Mark Piznarski | Stars: Josh Hamilton, Julia Stiles, Jerry O'Connell, Jeremy Sisto

34. The Minus Man (1999)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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56 Metascore

A cold-blooded serial killer floats around the country and chooses his victims from people who complain about their lives and indicate a willingness to be killed. His murders are introduced... See full summary »

Writers: Lew McCreary, Hampton Fancher | Director: Hampton Fancher | Stars: Owen Wilson, Sheryl Crow, Dwight Yoakam, Dennis Haysbert

35. Catch Me If You Can (1989)

PG | 106 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.0
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A hotshot car racer persuades the class president of a small Minnesota high school to gamble on illegal car races to raise money for their school facing closure.

Writer: Stephen Sommers | Director: Stephen Sommers | Stars: Matt Lattanzi, Loryn Locklin, Grant Heslov, Billy Morrissette

36. Crime + Punishment in Suburbia (2000)

R | 100 min | Drama, Thriller

5.9
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32 Metascore

This is a contemporary fable loosely based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment". Roseanne is outwardly a perfect and popular teen. However, her image is hiding the abuse at her ... See full summary »

Writer: Larry Gross | Director: Rob Schmidt | Stars: Monica Keena, Ellen Barkin, Michael Ironside, Vincent Kartheiser

37. For My Daughter's Honor (1996 TV Movie)

88 min | Drama

6.2
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In Tate, Oklahoma a popular coach, Pete Nash, is accused of having a sexual relation with 14 years old Amy, one of his school's pupils.

Writer: Diana Gould | Director: Alan Metzger | Stars: Gary Cole, Nicholle Tom, Mac Davis, Mary Kay Place

38. Hometown Legend (2002)

PG | 120 min | Drama, Family, Sport

5.7
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A teenage drifter finds an opportunity to turn his life around when he joins a high-school football program with a hard-nosed coach.

Writers: Shawn Hoffman, Michael Patwin | Director: James Anderson | Stars: Terry O'Quinn, Lacey Chabert, Nick Cornish, Kirk B.R. Woller

39. Tru Loved (2008)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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Recently relocated from San Francisco to conservative suburbia by her lesbian mothers, Tru struggles like all teens to fit in and find love, but her quest is complicated by sexual politics,... See full summary »

Writer: Stewart Wade | Director: Stewart Wade | Stars: Najarra Townsend, Jake Abel, Matthew Thompson, Alexandra Paul

40. Our Guys: Outrage at Glen Ridge (1999 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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In 1989, a group of well-known high school athletes in Glen Ridge, New Jersey were accused of the gang rape of a mentally retarded teen girl. When the town rallies to protect their stars, a... See full summary »

Writers: Bernie Lefkowitz, Paul Brown | Director: Guy Ferland | Stars: Ally Sheedy, Heather Matarazzo, Sara Botsford, Scott Vickaryous

41. Go Tigers! (2001)

R | 103 min | Documentary, Sport

7.4
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69 Metascore

"Go Tigers!" is a rare behind-the-scenes chronicling of a remarkable season for the Massillon Tigers high school football team, played out in a small rustbelt town that draws its identity ... See full summary »

Writer: Kenneth A. Carlson | Director: Kenneth A. Carlson | Stars: Dave Irwin, Ellery Moore, Joe Paterno, Danny Studer

42. Welcome Home (1989)

R | 96 min | Drama

5.7
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Jake died in Vietnam; his family mourned him, then moved on. When he reappears, quite alive, the question is, what must he do and how will his family respond to him?

Writer: Maggie Kleinman | Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Kris Kristofferson, JoBeth Williams, Sam Waterston, Brian Keith

43. Vacationland (2006)

104 min | Drama

5.0
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30 Metascore

Filmmaker Todd Verow revisits his own youth for his latest work. The film's main character is Joe, who, like the director, grew up in Bangor in Maine. Joe, an 18 year old high school senior... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Dwyer, Todd Verow | Director: Todd Verow | Stars: Brad Hallowell, Gregory J. Lucas, Hilary Mann, Michael Dion

44. Blue Ridge Fall (1999)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama

5.6
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In Jefferson Creek, North Carolina, the colors of autumn signal Friday night lights, and high-school quarterback Danny Shepherd is the main event. He and his friends, Shane and Taz, live ... See full summary »

Writer: James Rowe | Director: James Rowe | Stars: Peter Facinelli, Jay R. Ferguson, Rodney Eastman, Chris Isaak

45. Prom Night in Mississippi (2009)

90 min | Documentary

7.3
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A high school in a small-town in Mississippi prepares for its first integrated senior prom.

Writer: Paul Saltzman | Director: Paul Saltzman | Stars: Highschool Seniors of Charleston, Morgan Freeman

46. Prodigal Sons (2008)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary

7.2
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74 Metascore

Filmmaker Kimberly Reed returns home for her high school reunion, ready to reintroduce herself to the small town as a transgender woman and hoping for reconciliation with her long estranged... See full summary »

Director: Kimberly Reed | Stars: Kimberly Reed, Carol McKerrow, Marc McKerrow, Claire Jones

47. Hell High (1989)

R | 84 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

4.9
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A teacher still haunted by the death of two teens that she accidentally caused as a young girl goes beserk when four teens start harassing her and then attack her in her home.

Writers: Leo Evans, Douglas Grossman | Director: Douglas Grossman | Stars: Maureen Mooney, Christopher Stryker, Christopher Cousins, Millie Prezioso

48. Deal of a Lifetime (1999)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

4.6
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The agent for the Devil takes the soul of a high school sophomore in exchange for a date with the most popular girl on campus.

Writer: Katharine R. Sloan | Director: Paul Levine | Stars: Jennifer Rubin, Ashley Buccille, Michael A. Goorjian, Esteban Powell

49. America Brown (2004)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama

6.3
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A coming-of-age drama that centers on a young quarterback from West Texas, a priest in New York, and the two women in their lives.

Writer: Paul Black | Director: Paul Black | Stars: Ryan Kwanten, Hill Harper, Natasha Lyonne, Élodie Bouchez

50. A Gift of Love: The Daniel Huffman Story (1999 TV Movie)

84 min | Biography, Drama, Family

6.0
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Writer: Anna Sandor | Director: John Korty | Stars: Debbie Reynolds, Ed Marinaro, Elden Henson, Dan MacDonald