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1. Scrooged (1988)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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38 Metascore

A selfish, cynical T.V. executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.

Writers: Mitch Glazer, Michael O'Donoghue, Charles Dickens | Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, John Glover

2. The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

PG-13 | 117 min | Biography, Drama

7.9
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64 Metascore

A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional endeavor.

Writer: Steve Conrad | Director: Gabriele Muccino | Stars: Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith, Brian Howe

3. Holes (2003)

PG | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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71 Metascore

A wrongfully convicted boy is sent to a brutal desert detention camp where he joins the job of digging holes for some mysterious reason.

Writer: Louis Sachar | Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Sigourney Weaver, Jon Voight, Tim Blake Nelson

4. Safe (I) (2012)

R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.5
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55 Metascore

Mei, a young girl whose memory holds a priceless numerical code, finds herself pursued by the Triads, the Russian mob, and corrupt NYC cops. Coming to her aid is an ex-cage fighter whose life was destroyed by the gangsters on Mei's trail.

Writer: Boaz Yakin | Director: Boaz Yakin | Stars: Jason Statham, Catherine Chan, Chris Sarandon, Robert John Burke

5. The Soloist (2009)

PG-13 | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.7
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61 Metascore

A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.

Writers: Susannah Grant, Steve Lopez | Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Catherine Keener, Tom Hollander

6. Blow-Up (1966)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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A mod London photographer seems to find something very suspicious in the shots he has taken of a mysterious beauty in a desolate park.

Writers: Michelangelo Antonioni, Julio Cortázar, Tonino Guerra, Edward Bond | Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, John Castle

7. Dutch (1991)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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To get to know his girlfriend's son, a man volunteers to pick him up from a prep school....only to learn that her son's not the nicest kid.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: Peter Faiman | Stars: Ed O'Neill, Ethan Embry, JoBeth Williams, Christopher McDonald

8. Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008 TV Mini-Series)

42 min | Comedy, Musical, Sci-Fi

8.8
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An aspiring supervillain must balance his career and his pursuit of a beautiful do-gooder.

Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Nathan Fillion, Felicia Day, Simon Helberg

9. Being Flynn (2012)

R | 102 min | Drama

6.4
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53 Metascore

Working in a Boston homeless shelter, Nick Flynn re-encounters his father, a con man and self-proclaimed poet. Sensing trouble in his own life, Nick wrestles with the notion of reaching out yet again to his dad.

Writers: Paul Weitz, Nick Flynn | Director: Paul Weitz | Stars: Paul Dano, Robert De Niro, Julianne Moore, Olivia Thirlby

10. Gardens of the Night (2008)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.0
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43 Metascore

After being abducted as children, and suffering years of abuse, a teenage boy and girl find themselves living on the street.

Writer: Damian Harris | Director: Damian Harris | Stars: Gillian Jacobs, John Malkovich, Ryan Simpkins, Tom Arnold

11. Submarino (2010)

105 min | Drama

7.6
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Two brothers meet at their mother's funeral, each in his way on a path of self-destruction, both haunted by a tragedy in their youth.

Writers: Jonas T. Bengtsson, Tobias Lindholm, Thomas Vinterberg | Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Gustav Fischer Kjærulff, Sebastian Bull Sarning, Mads Broe Andersen, Jakob Cedergren

12. Sullivan's Travels (1941)

Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about Life...which gives him a rude awakening.

Writer: Preston Sturges | Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest

13. Beyond the Blackboard (2011 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama, Family

7.7
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A 24-year-old first-time teacher overcomes her initial fears and prejudices and makes a difference in the lives of the homeless children she teaches in a shelter's makeshift classroom.

Writers: Camille Thomasson, Stacey Bess | Director: Jeff Bleckner | Stars: Emily VanCamp, Steve Talley, Timothy Busfield, Julio Oscar Mechoso

14. When a Stranger Calls (1979)

R | 97 min | Horror, Thriller

6.6
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A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.

Writers: Steve Feke, Fred Walton | Director: Fred Walton | Stars: Carol Kane, Charles Durning, Rutanya Alda, Carmen Argenziano

15. Bottoms Up (2006 Video)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

2.1
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A Midwestern bartender ingratiates himself into the Hollywood system, finding love along the way.

Writers: Nick Ballo, Erik MacArthur | Director: Erik MacArthur | Stars: Jason Mewes, David Keith, Paris Hilton, Brian Hallisay

16. L'enfant (2005)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.4
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87 Metascore

Bruno and Sonia, a young couple living off her benefit and the thefts committed by his gang, have a new source of money: their newborn son.

Writers: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne | Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne | Stars: Jérémie Renier, Déborah François, Jérémie Segard, Fabrizio Rongione

17. Stone Pillow (1985 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.8
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In an effort to understand the plight of homeless women living on the streets, young social worker, Carrie Lange (Daphne Zuniga) attempts befriending a homeless woman named Florabelle ('... See full summary »

Writer: Rose Leiman Goldemberg | Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Lucille Ball, Daphne Zuniga, William Converse-Roberts, Stephen Lang

18. Land of Plenty (2004)

123 min | Drama, War

6.5
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62 Metascore

A drama that investigates anxiety and disillusionment in America.

Writers: Wim Wenders, Scott Derrickson, Michael Meredith | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Michelle Williams, John Diehl, Wendell Pierce, Shaun Toub

19. The Phantom Carriage (1921)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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It's New Year's Eve. Three drunkards evoke a legend. The legend tells that the last person to die in a year, if he is a great sinner, will have to drive during the whole year the Phantom ... See full summary »

Writers: Selma Lagerlöf, Victor Sjöström | Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Victor Sjöström, Hilda Borgström, Tore Svennberg, Astrid Holm

20. No Place Like Home (1989 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.8
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A Pittsburgh apartment superintendent loses his job and home when the apartment building where he lives and works at is suddenly destroyed by fire. Daniel and his family moves in with his ... See full summary »

Writers: Ara Watson, Sam Blackwell | Director: Lee Grant | Stars: Christine Lahti, Jeff Daniels, Kyndra Joy Casper, Lantz Landry

21. Where God Left His Shoes (2007)

96 min | Drama

7.3
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61 Metascore

A failed boxer (Leguizamo) struggles to find a job and an apartment for his family on Christmas Eve.

Writer: Salvatore Stabile | Director: Salvatore Stabile | Stars: John Leguizamo, Leonor Varela, David Castro, Samantha M. Rose

22. Final Days of Planet Earth (2006 TV Movie)

173 min | Action, Drama, Horror

4.3
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Lloyd Walker is an anti-heroic archaeologist who, after stumbling upon an alien conspiracy, becomes enmeshed in an against-all-odds battle to save the human race. From the enigmatic Room 86... See full summary »

Writers: Christian Ford, Roger Soffer, Bill Thumm | Director: Robert Lieberman | Stars: Daryl Hannah, Campbell Scott, Gil Bellows, Suleka Mathew

23. Bartleby (2001)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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48 Metascore

A clueless boss has no idea what to do with his mundane office worker whose refusal of duties only gets worse each passing minute.

Writers: Herman Melville, Jonathan Parker, Catherine DiNapoli | Director: Jonathan Parker | Stars: David Paymer, Crispin Glover, Glenne Headly, Maury Chaykin

24. The Saint of Fort Washington (1993)

R | 103 min | Drama

7.1
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Matthew, a young schizophrenic, finds himself out on the street when a slumlord tears down his apartment building. Soon, he finds himself in even more dire straits, when he is threatened by... See full summary »

Writer: Lyle Kessler | Director: Tim Hunter | Stars: Danny Glover, Matt Dillon, Rick Aviles, Nina Siemaszko

25. Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1996)

R | 84 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

4.9
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Henry II picks up where the original (Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer) left off. Henry (Neil Giuntoli) takes a thankless job at a port-o-john company where he meets husband and wife, Kai... See full summary »

Writer: Chuck Parello | Director: Chuck Parello | Stars: Penelope Milford, Neil Giuntoli, Mike Houlihan, James Otis

26. Reckless (1995)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

4.9
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On Christmas Eve, a regretful husband admits to his high-spirited wife that he has hired a contract killer to take her out. She immediately flees. A nice couple offers her shelter, but everyone have dark secrets in this wacky movie.

Writer: Craig Lucas | Director: Norman René | Stars: Mia Farrow, Tony Goldwyn, Juana Barrios, Mike Heibeck

27. Sunday (1997)

Unrated | 91 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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This film concerns two mysterious characters who meet on a Sunday in Queens. Madeleine the most unsettling creature of that name since "Vertigo" is a middle-aged, moderately successful ... See full summary »

Writers: James Lasdun, Jonathan Nossiter | Director: Jonathan Nossiter | Stars: David Suchet, Lisa Harrow, Arnold Barkus, Jared Harris

28. Une époque formidable... (1991)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Writers: Gérard Jugnot, Philippe Lopes-Curval | Director: Gérard Jugnot | Stars: Gérard Jugnot, Richard Bohringer, Victoria Abril, Ticky Holgado

29. Monsieur Vincent (1947)

111 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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St. Vincent de Paul struggles to bring about peace and harmony among the peasant and the nobles in the midst of the Black Death in Europe, carrying on his charitable work in the face of all... See full summary »

Writers: Jean Bernard-Luc, Jean Anouilh | Director: Maurice Cloche | Stars: Pierre Fresnay, Aimé Clariond, Jean Debucourt, Lise Delamare

30. Western (1997)

124 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Catalonian Paco is a traveling rep for a shoe manufacturer. When he stops to pick up Russian emigree hitchhiker Nino, Paco soon finds himself on the side of the road with everything stolen ... See full summary »

Writers: Jean-François Goyet, Manuel Poirier | Director: Manuel Poirier | Stars: Sergi López, Sacha Bourdo, Élisabeth Vitali, Marie Matheron

31. A Stranger to Love (1996 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

6.3
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Alan is a normal middleaged man with a wife and two kids. One night he is attacked and loses his memory. His family believes that he is dead when a dead body is found in the river.

Writer: Richard Leder | Director: Peter Levin | Stars: Beau Bridges, Billy Forester, Pam Dawber, Tess Harper

32. Original Intent (1992 Video)

PG | 97 min | Drama

5.0
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A lawyer accepts to defend a homeless shelter from a forced eviction by a corporation. His hard work starts taking a serious toll on his family.

Writers: Joyce Marcarelli, Robert Marcarelli | Director: Robert Marcarelli | Stars: Candy Clark, Jay Richardson, Cameron Marcarelli, Amber Marcarelli

33. Age 7 in America (1991 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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An adaption of the British TV series, this documentary chronicles the lives of a group of economically, racially & socially diverse 7-year olds living throughout America in 1990. The ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Joanou | Stars: Alexis, Ashtyn, Brandon, Douglas

34. Liebe deine Nächste! (1998)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.4
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Two young and attractive social workers/nuns bring fresh air into a city missionary station, but are also challenged by lust and money, offered by a millionaire.

Writers: Detlev Buck, Jens-Frederik Otto, Eckhard Theophil | Director: Detlev Buck | Stars: Lea Mornar, Heike Makatsch, Moritz Bleibtreu, Elsa Grube-Deister

35. On the Way Home (1992 Video)

Not Rated | 33 min | Drama, Short

7.5
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When a family's daughter passed away, they almost lost hope.

Director: Kieth Merrill | Stars: Kara Margetts, David Jacobs, Julie Gunner, Kimberly Walker

36. Hiver 54, l'abbé Pierre (1989)

Biography, Drama

6.2
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France experienced one of the most chilling winters in 1954.It was during that harsh weather that a catholic priest L'Abbé Pierre wrote an open letter to minister of housing to provide shelter to numerous homeless people.

Writers: Denis Amar, Marie Devort | Director: Denis Amar | Stars: Lambert Wilson, Claudia Cardinale, Robert Hirsch, Antoine Vitez

37. Shredder Orpheus (1990)

Horror

5.2
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Skateboarder named Orpheus and friends go to Hell to stop television signals that are brainwashing America.

Writer: Robert McGinley | Director: Robert McGinley | Stars: Robert McGinley, Megan Murphy, Steven Jesse Bernstein, Linda Severt

38. Come the Morning (1993)

G | 60 min | Drama

6.3
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Writer: Mark Jonathan Harris | Director: Michael O. Sajbel | Stars: Susan Howard, Travis Knight, Heather Ramsey, Kenny Gravino

39. The Big Empty (1997)

96 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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A woman hires P.I. Lloyd Meadows to investigate her husband, a respectable social worker. What seemed to be a simple case of adultery turns into an ugly mess fast.

Writers: James McManus, Jack Perez | Director: Jack Perez | Stars: James McManus, Ellen Goldwasser, Pablo Bryant, H.M. Wynant

40. Edith Ann: Homeless Go Home (1994 TV Movie)

30 min | Animation, Comedy

6.2
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Writer: Jane Wagner | Director: Tamara Varga | Stars: Lily Tomlin, Thom Sharp, Amy Ziff, Pamela Adlon

41. Lost in the Crowd (2010)

75 min

6.7
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Behind the hustle and bustle of New York City's streets, there is a world that few care to see and even less dare to enter, for the life of a homeless person is fraught with constant danger... See full summary »

Director: Susi Graf | Stars: Kimy Hartman, Jazmine Perez, Alex Rios, Adrian Tolberg

42. Three Women (2014)

72 min | Documentary

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Through the sad lives of three women of different age, who live in the same depressing quarter of Lódz, we get a glimpse into the city's gloomy present.

Writer: Anna Jadowska | Director: Anna Jadowska

43. Queer Streets (2007)

40 min | Short

6.9
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A short documentary that takes a hip, gritty look at the reality of life on the street for kids with three strikes against them: They're young. They're gay. They're homeless. Queer youth ... See full summary »

Directors: Sarah Feightner, Brooke Sopelsa, Alex Waterfield

44. Shelter (III) (2014)

10 min | Short

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A grieving homeless musician encounters a rebellious runaway girl in a closing down winter night shelter on New Years Eve.

Writer: Tom Young | Director: Tom Young | Stars: Jason John Adams, Holly Hurn, Eve Harding, Manoj Anand

45. Weight of the World: A Story in Volunteering (2004)

22 min | Documentary, Short

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Lambert House is a drop in center and shelter for GLBTQ youth in Seattle Washington. Through interviews with staff, volunteers and the youth themselves this film profiles the center and the work done there.

Writer: Dawn Morgan | Director: Dawn Morgan

46. Goodnight Charlie

Adventure, Comedy, Drama | Announced

Stockbroker Charlie Marchal always wanted to be a movie star, but when he suddenly lost his home and his job it seemed as if his dreams had gone up in flames. But God has quite a surprise ... See full summary »

Writers: Frederic Eger, Pascal Lagrandeur

47. Tantrum (2004)

Not Rated | 17 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

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A dramatic thriller surrounding Blaire & her psychotic meltdown after trying to help three trouble-making teenage girls that get kicked out of a homeless shelter.

Writer: Janessa Rosenfield | Director: Shareen Benson | Stars: KariAnn Craig, Rick Palmer, Brandon Van Vliet, Jamie Ehrreich

48. Losing Ground: The New Face of Homelessness (2007 TV Movie)

25 min | Documentary, Short

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A documentary that follows three homeless youth in New York City.

Director: Steve Goodman | Stars: Jenny Lynn Adame, Raquel Hill

49. Rainbow House (2002)

88 min | Documentary

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Rainbow House is America's first homeless shelter exclusively for gay teens.

Directors: Garret Mark, Inga Stanelun

50. The World's Strictest Parents (2008– )
Episode: Alabama (2008)

Reality-TV

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Director: Andrea Wiseman | Star: Gary Mavers