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1. Trumbo (2015)

R | 124 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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60 Metascore

In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs.

Writers: John McNamara, Bruce Cook | Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren, Louis C.K.

Votes: 13,257

2. Mad Men (2007–2015)

TV-14 | 47 min | Drama

8.7
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A drama about one of New York's most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s, focusing on one of the firm's most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper.

Creator: Matthew Weiner | Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 135,956

3. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.9
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Creators: James L. Brooks, Sam Simon, Matt Groening | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 249,192

4. Weeds (2005–2012)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.1
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When a suburban mother turns to dealing marijuana in order to maintain her privileged lifestyle after her husband dies, she finds out just how addicted her entire neighborhood already is.

Creator: Jenji Kohan | Stars: Mary-Louise Parker, Hunter Parrish, Alexander Gould, Kevin Nealon

Votes: 84,518

5. Desperate Housewives (2004–2012)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Secrets and truths unfold through the lives of female friends in one suburban neighborhood, after the mysterious suicide of a neighbor.

Creator: Marc Cherry | Stars: Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross, Eva Longoria

Votes: 90,861

6. Everybody Loves Raymond (1996–2005)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

7.1
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The comical everyday life of a successful sports columnist and his dysfunctional family.

Creator: Philip Rosenthal | Stars: Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett, Doris Roberts

Votes: 49,401

7. Lost in Translation (2003)

R | 101 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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89 Metascore

A faded movie star and a neglected young woman form an unlikely bond after crossing paths in Tokyo.

Writer: Sofia Coppola | Director: Sofia Coppola | Stars: Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi, Anna Faris

Votes: 310,010

8. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy

7.2
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63 Metascore

Ron Burgundy is San Diego's top rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting of the '70s, but that's all about to change for Ron and his cronies when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor.

Writers: Will Ferrell, Adam McKay | Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd

Votes: 257,034

9. The Brady Bunch (1969–1974)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.7
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The misadventures of a large family united when two widowed people married.

Creator: Sherwood Schwartz | Stars: Robert Reed, Florence Henderson, Ann B. Davis, Barry Williams

Votes: 8,425

10. The Graduate (1967)

Approved | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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77 Metascore

A disillusioned college graduate finds himself torn between his older lover and her daughter.

Writers: Calder Willingham, Buck Henry, Charles Webb | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross, William Daniels

Votes: 205,436

11. Unfaithful (2002)

R | 124 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.7
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63 Metascore

A New York suburban couple's marriage goes dangerously awry when the wife indulges in an adulterous fling.

Writers: Claude Chabrol, Alvin Sargent, William Broyles Jr. | Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Richard Gere, Diane Lane, Olivier Martinez, Erik Per Sullivan

Votes: 60,925

12. Thelma & Louise (1991)

R | 130 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.4
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88 Metascore

An Arkansas waitress and a housewife shoot a rapist and take off in a '66 Thunderbird.

Writer: Callie Khouri | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel, Michael Madsen

Votes: 96,801

13. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

PG | 122 min | Drama

8.1
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Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.

Writers: Tennessee Williams, Oscar Saul | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden

Votes: 75,951

14. The Hours (2002)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama

7.6
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81 Metascore

The story of how the novel "Mrs. Dalloway" affects three generations of women, all of whom, in one way or another, have had to deal with suicide in their lives.

Writers: Michael Cunningham, David Hare | Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore, Stephen Dillane

Votes: 99,204

15. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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Another popular 1950's sitcom about a close family. The Stones consist of loving homemaker Donna, her pediatrician husband Alex, and their children Mary and Jeff. Many situations arise like... See full summary »

Creator: William Roberts | Stars: Donna Reed, Paul Petersen, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares

Votes: 800

16. The Grudge (2004)

PG-13 | 91 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

5.9
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49 Metascore

An American nurse living and working in Tokyo is exposed to a mysterious supernatural curse, one that locks a person in a powerful rage before claiming their life and spreading to another victim.

Writers: Stephen Susco, Takashi Shimizu | Director: Takashi Shimizu | Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jason Behr, Clea DuVall, William Mapother

Votes: 110,529

17. I Love Lucy (1951–1957)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.5
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A daffy woman constantly strives to become a star along with her bandleader husband and gets herself in the strangest situations.

Stars: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley

Votes: 15,392

18. Rosemary's Baby (1968)

R | 136 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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A young couple move into an apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life.

Writers: Ira Levin, Roman Polanski | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer

Votes: 135,200

19. The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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The misadventures of a TV writer both at work and at home.

Creator: Carl Reiner | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam

Votes: 5,288

20. Terms of Endearment (1983)

R | 132 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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79 Metascore

Follows hard-to-please Aurora looking for love and her daughter's family problems.

Writers: Larry McMurtry, James L. Brooks | Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito

Votes: 38,706

21. Funny Games (2007)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.5
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44 Metascore

Two psychopathic young men take a family hostage in their cabin.

Writer: Michael Haneke | Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt, Brady Corbet

Votes: 66,920

22. Love & Basketball (2000)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.2
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70 Metascore

In 1981 in L.A., Monica moves in next door to Quincy. They're 11, and both want to play in the NBA, just like Quincy's dad. Their love-hate relationship lasts into high school, with ... See full summary »

Writer: Gina Prince-Bythewood | Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood | Stars: Sanaa Lathan, Omar Epps, Glenndon Chatman, Jess Willard

Votes: 13,685

23. Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

G | 181 min | Drama, Family, Musical

8.0
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In prerevolutionary Russia, a Jewish peasant contends with marrying off three of his daughters while growing antisemitic sentiment threatens his village.

Writers: Sholom Aleichem, Arnold Perl, Joseph Stein | Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon

Votes: 28,805

24. Mona Lisa Smile (2003)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama

6.4
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45 Metascore

A free-thinking art professor teaches conservative 1950s Wellesley girls to question their traditional social roles.

Writers: Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal | Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles, Maggie Gyllenhaal

Votes: 59,432

25. The Bridges of Madison County (1995)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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66 Metascore

Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson, for four days in the 1960s.

Writers: Richard LaGravenese, Robert James Waller | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Meryl Streep, Annie Corley, Victor Slezak

Votes: 52,767

26. The Real Housewives of Atlanta (2008– )

44 min | Reality-TV

4.0
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A reality television series focused on the personal and professional lives of several women residing in Atlanta, Georgia.

Stars: Kandi Burruss, NeNe Leakes, Phaedra Parks, Cynthia Bailey

Votes: 2,376

27. According to Jim (2001–2009)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

6.4
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A TV show centered around macho everyman, his loving wife, and their three precocious children.

Creators: Tracy Newman, Jonathan Stark | Stars: James Belushi, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Larry Joe Campbell, Taylor Atelian

Votes: 28,016

28. The Lunchbox (2013)

PG | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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76 Metascore

A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox.

Writers: Ritesh Batra, Vasan Bala | Director: Ritesh Batra | Stars: Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Lillete Dubey

Votes: 27,581

29. The River Wild (1994)

PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.3
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Rafting expert Gail takes on a pair of armed killers while navigating a spectacularly violent river.

Writer: Denis O'Neill | Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, David Strathairn, Joseph Mazzello

Votes: 31,609

30. The Stepford Wives (2004)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.2
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42 Metascore

What does it take to become a Stepford wife, a woman perfect beyond belief? Ask the Stepford husbands, who've created this high-tech terrifying little town, in a very modern comedy-thriller.

Writers: Ira Levin, Paul Rudnick | Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Bette Midler, Matthew Broderick, Glenn Close

Votes: 48,583

31. Premonition (I) (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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29 Metascore

Depressed housewife learns her husband was killed in a car accident the day previously, awakens the next morning to find him alive and well at home, and then awakens the next day after to a world in which he is still dead.

Writer: Bill Kelly | Director: Mennan Yapo | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Julian McMahon, Amber Valletta, Shyann McClure

Votes: 60,986

32. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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The misadventures of a suburban boy, family and friends.

Creators: Joe Connelly, Bob Mosher, Dick Conway | Stars: Jerry Mathers, Hugh Beaumont, Barbara Billingsley, Tony Dow

Votes: 4,265

33. Far from Heaven (2002)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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84 Metascore

In 1950s Connecticut, a housewife faces a marital crisis and mounting racial tensions in the outside world.

Writer: Todd Haynes | Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Julianne Moore, Dennis Quaid, Dennis Haysbert, Patricia Clarkson

Votes: 35,654

34. The Upside of Anger (2005)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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63 Metascore

When her husband unexpectedly disappears, a sharp-witted suburban wife and her daughters juggle their mom's romantic dilemmas and family dynamics.

Writer: Mike Binder | Director: Mike Binder | Stars: Joan Allen, Kevin Costner, Erika Christensen, Evan Rachel Wood

Votes: 18,770

35. Starter for 10 (2006)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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69 Metascore

Set in 1985, working-class student Brian Jackson (McAvoy) navigates his first year at Bristol University.

Writer: David Nicholls | Director: Tom Vaughan | Stars: James McAvoy, Alice Eve, Rebecca Hall, Joseph Friend

Votes: 16,395

36. The Gates (2010– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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A metropolitan police officer becomes chief of police in a gated suburban neighborhood where vampires, werewolves, witches and other supernatural entities reside.

Creators: Grant Scharbo, Richard Hatem | Stars: Rhona Mitra, Frank Grillo, Marisol Nichols, Luke Mably

Votes: 6,620

37. Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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A bored suburban housewife, seeking adventure to her life, accidentally gets hit on the head, wakes up with amnesia, and is mistaken for a free-spirited New York City drifter named Susan.

Writer: Leora Barish | Director: Susan Seidelman | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Madonna, Aidan Quinn, Mark Blum

Votes: 15,837

38. A Woman Under the Influence (1974)

R | 155 min | Drama

8.2
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Mabel, a wife and mother, is loved by her husband Nick but her madness proves to be a problem in the marriage. The film transpires to a positive role of madness in the family, challenging conventional representations of madness in cinema.

Writer: John Cassavetes | Director: John Cassavetes | Stars: Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Fred Draper, Lady Rowlands

Votes: 13,009

39. The Honeymooners (1955–1956)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.7
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A bus driver and his sewer worker friend struggle to strike it rich while their wives look on with weary patience.

Creator: Jackie Gleason | Stars: Jackie Gleason, Art Carney, Audrey Meadows, Joyce Randolph

Votes: 3,353

40. A Walk on the Moon (1999)

R | 107 min | Drama

6.6
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70 Metascore

The world of a young housewife is turned upside down when she has an affair with a free-spirited blouse salesman.

Writer: Pamela Gray | Director: Tony Goldwyn | Stars: Diane Lane, Viggo Mortensen, Bobby Boriello, Anna Paquin

Votes: 6,654

41. Trapped (I) (2002)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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42 Metascore

When their daughter is kidnapped by experienced nappers, the Jennings' turn the tables on this seemingly foolproof plan.

Writer: Greg Iles | Director: Luis Mandoki | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Charlize Theron, Courtney Love, Stuart Townsend

Votes: 19,155

42. Fido (2006)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

6.8
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70 Metascore

In an Earthly world resembling the 1950s, a cloud of space radiation has shrouded the planet, resulting in the dead becoming zombies that desire live human flesh. A company called Zomcon ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Chomiak, Andrew Currie, Dennis Heaton | Director: Andrew Currie | Stars: Kesun Loder, Billy Connolly, Carrie-Anne Moss, Jan Skorzewski

Votes: 24,619

43. Brief Encounter (1945)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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Meeting a stranger in a railway station, a woman is tempted to cheat on her husband.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway, Joyce Carey

Votes: 24,995

44. Cougars Inc. (2011)

R | 81 min | Comedy, Drama

5.1
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Sam has been expelled from every school and now he must find a creative way to pay for school, which he finds in an escort business entitled Cougars, Inc., leading to lessons he never expected to get.

Writer: K. Asher Levin | Director: K. Asher Levin | Stars: Kyle Gallner, Sarah Hyland, James Belushi, Maeve Quinlan

Votes: 3,419

45. Wait Until Dark (1967)

Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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A recently blinded woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment.

Writers: Frederick Knott, Robert Carrington, Jane-Howard Carrington | Director: Terence Young | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Votes: 19,756

46. Shirley Valentine (1989)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Shirley's a middle-aged Liverpool housewife, who finds herself talking to the wall while she prepares her husband's chip'n'egg, wondering what happened to her life. She compares scenes in ... See full summary »

Writer: Willy Russell | Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Pauline Collins, Tom Conti, Julia McKenzie, Alison Steadman

Votes: 5,184

47. Welcome to the Rileys (2010)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.0
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50 Metascore

On a business trip to New Orleans, a damaged man seeks salvation by caring for a wayward young woman.

Writer: Ken Hixon | Director: Jake Scott | Stars: James Gandolfini, Kristen Stewart, Melissa Leo, David Jensen

Votes: 19,324

48. Serial Mom (1994)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.7
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A sweet mother takes a little too much at heart for the defence of her family.

Writer: John Waters | Director: John Waters | Stars: Kathleen Turner, Sam Waterston, Ricki Lake, Matthew Lillard

Votes: 20,540

49. Safe (1995)

R | 119 min | Drama

7.1
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76 Metascore

An affluent and unexceptional homemaker in the suburbs develops multiple chemical sensitivity.

Writer: Todd Haynes | Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Julianne Moore, Xander Berkeley, Dean Norris, Julie Burgess

Votes: 7,985

50. Missing (1982)

R | 122 min | Drama, History, Mystery

7.8
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When an idealistic writer disappears during the Right Wing military coup in 1973 Chile, his wife and American businessman father try to find him.

Writers: Costa-Gavras, Donald Stewart, Thomas Hauser | Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek, Melanie Mayron, John Shea

Votes: 13,198