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1. Glee (2009– )

44 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.8
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A group of ambitious misfits try to escape the harsh realities of high school by joining a glee club, where they find strength, acceptance and, ultimately, their voice, while working to pursue dreams of their own.

Stars: Lea Michele, Jane Lynch, Matthew Morrison, Cory Monteith

2. The Mindy Project (2012– )

30 min | Comedy | Active

7.3
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A young Ob/Gyn doctor balances her personal and professional life, surrounded by quirky co-workers in a small office.

Stars: Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina, Ike Barinholtz, Ed Weeks

3. The Departed (2006)

R | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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86 Metascore

An undercover state cop who has infiltrated an Irish gang and a mole in the police force working for the same mob race to track down and identify each other before being exposed to the enemy, after both sides realize their outfit has a rat.

Writers: William Monahan, Alan Mak, Felix Chong | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg

4. Bad Words (2013)

R | 89 min | Comedy

6.7
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57 Metascore

A spelling bee loser sets out to exact revenge by finding a loophole and attempting to win as an adult.

Writer: Andrew Dodge | Director: Jason Bateman | Stars: Jason Bateman, Kathryn Hahn, Allison Janney, Rohan Chand

5. Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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72 Metascore

Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified ad seeking a companion for time travel.

Writer: Derek Connolly | Director: Colin Trevorrow | Stars: Aubrey Plaza, Mark Duplass, Jake Johnson, Karan Soni

6. Along Came Polly (2004)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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44 Metascore

A buttoned up newlywed finds his too organized life falling into chaos when he falls in love with an old classmate.

Writer: John Hamburg | Director: John Hamburg | Stars: Ben Stiller, Jennifer Aniston, Debra Messing, Philip Seymour Hoffman

7. Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008)

R | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.7
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57 Metascore

Follows the cross-country adventures of the pot-smoking duo as they try to outrun authorities who suspect them of being terrorists when they try to sneak a bong on board their flight to Amsterdam.

Writers: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg | Directors: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg | Stars: John Cho, Kal Penn, Neil Patrick Harris, Rob Corddry

8. A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011)

R | 90 min | Comedy

6.3
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61 Metascore

Six years after their Guantanamo Bay adventure, stoner buds Harold Lee and Kumar Patel cause a holiday fracas by inadvertently burning down Harold's father-in-law's prize Christmas tree.

Writers: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg | Director: Todd Strauss-Schulson | Stars: Kal Penn, John Cho, Neil Patrick Harris, Patton Oswalt

9. The Namesake (2006)

PG-13 | 122 min | Drama

7.6
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82 Metascore

American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.

Writers: Sooni Taraporevala, Jhumpa Lahiri | Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Kal Penn, Irrfan Khan, Tabu, Jacinda Barrett

10. Ghost Town (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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72 Metascore

Bertram Pincus is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, he wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts.

Writers: David Koepp, John Kamps | Director: David Koepp | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Greg Kinnear, Téa Leoni, Jordan Carlos

11. Barbershop (2002)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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66 Metascore

A day in the life of a South Side Chicago barbershop.

Writers: Mark Brown, Don D. Scott, Marshall Todd | Director: Tim Story | Stars: Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer, Eve, Anthony Anderson

12. The Party (1968)

PG | 99 min | Comedy

7.6
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A clerical mistake results in a bumbling film extra being invited to an exclusive Hollywood party instead of being fired.

Writers: Blake Edwards, Tom Waldman, Frank Waldman | Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Peter Sellers, Claudine Longet, Natalia Borisova, Jean Carson

13. Today's Special (2009)

R | 99 min | Comedy

6.9
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57 Metascore

In this super-feel-good foodie comedy, young Manhattan chef Samir rediscovers his heritage and his passion for life through the enchanting art of cooking Indian food.

Writers: Aasif Mandvi, Jonathan Bines | Director: David Kaplan | Stars: Aarti Mann, Jess Weixler, Dean Winters, Aasif Mandvi

14. The Guru (2002)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music

5.4
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47 Metascore

Bored with Bollywood movies but fascinated with their Hollywood counterparts from his youth, Ram dreams to become a singer and actor in America, the country where dreams are made. He is ... See full summary »

Writer: Tracey Jackson | Director: Daisy von Scherler Mayer | Stars: Jimi Mistry, Heather Graham, Marisa Tomei, Michael McKean

15. Good Ol' Boy (2015)

Comedy, Family | Post-production

In the fall of 1979, a family from India came to America. There were barbecues and Halloween and hunting. But most importantly, there was the inexplicable joy of first-love. And no one ever forgets a first-love.

Writers: Gregory Scott Houghton, Anjul Nigam, Paul Quinn | Director: Frank Lotito | Stars: Jason Lee, Anjul Nigam, Brighton Sharbino, Hilarie Burton

16. Getting Straight (1970)

R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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A Vietnam vet and former social radical is conflicted by his desire to become a teacher and his sympathy with anti-establishment student protests.

Writers: Robert Kaufman, Ken Kolb | Director: Richard Rush | Stars: Elliott Gould, Candice Bergen, Robert F. Lyons, Jeff Corey

17. Ruby in Paradise (1993)

R | 114 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Ruby, a young woman, arrives in a Florida resort town during the off season to make a fresh start. She gets work as a sales clerk in a souvineer shop run by Mildred Chambers. She dates, and... See full summary »

Writer: Victor Nunez | Director: Victor Nunez | Stars: Ashley Judd, Todd Field, Bentley Mitchum, Allison Dean

18. 29 Palms (2002)

R | 93 min | Drama, Thriller, Comedy

4.9
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This is the story of a bag of money and the people who come into contact with it.

Writer: Tino Lucente | Director: Leonardo Ricagni | Stars: Jeremy Davies, Chris O'Donnell, Rachael Leigh Cook, Michael Rapaport

19. Spellbound (2002)

G | 97 min | Documentary

7.7
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80 Metascore

Spellbound follows eight teenagers on their quest to win the 1999 National Spelling Bee.

Director: Jeffrey Blitz | Stars: Angela Arenivar, Ubaldo Arenivar, Jorge Arenivar, Scott McGarraugh

20. Enemy Gold (1993)

R | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

4.1
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Three Federal agents go in search of gold supposedly hidden by Quantrell during the Civil War after they are suspended by a corrupt official for excessive force during a drug raid. ... See full summary »

Writers: Wess Rahn, Christian Drew Sidaris | Director: Christian Drew Sidaris | Stars: Bruce Penhall, Mark Barriere, Suzi Simpson, Tanquil Lisa Collins

21. Amu (2005)

102 min | Drama

7.4
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54 Metascore

Amu is the story of Kaju, a twenty-one-year-old Indian American woman who returns to India to visit her family and discover the place where she was born. The film takes a dark turn as Kaju ... See full summary »

Writer: Shonali Bose | Director: Shonali Bose | Stars: Konkona Sen Sharma, Yashpal Sharma, Brinda Karat, Ankur Khanna

22. Ball & Chain (2004)

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

5.0
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Saima is a second-generation East Indian-American, living in Austin, Texas, along with her dad, mom, and brother, Dev. Her dad considers her an old maid and wants her to get married to ... See full summary »

Writer: Thomas Mortimer | Director: Shiraz Jafri | Stars: Sunil Malhotra, Lisa Ray, Purva Bedi, Kal Penn

23. Praying with Anger (1992)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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An alienated, Americanized teenager of East Indian heritage is sent back to India where he discovers not only his roots but a lot about himself.

Writer: M. Night Shyamalan | Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: M. Night Shyamalan, Mike Muthu, Richa Ahuja, Sushma Ahuja

24. Walkaway (2010)

Unrated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Four intersecting stories, each exploring different aspects of love and companionship, as four friends struggle to find their way through the meanders of Indian matrimony, in a bittersweet ... See full summary »

Writers: Shailja Gupta, Ruchika Lalwani | Director: Shailja Gupta | Stars: Manu Narayan, Samrat Chakrabarti, Sanjiv Jhaveri, Manish Dayal

25. ABCD (1999)

Unrated | 105 min | Drama

5.7
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53 Metascore

The only goal of an ageing Asian-American widow is to see her son and rebellious daughter (described as an American Born Confused Deshi or ABCD) married off to respectable Indian families.

Writers: James McManus, Krutin Patel | Director: Krutin Patel | Stars: David Ari, Sheetal Sheth, Madhur Jaffrey, Faran Tahir

26. 3 A.M. (2001)

92 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

5.9
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The feature film directing debut of Spike Lee protege Lee Davis takes the viewer into the world of taxi drivers. Developed in the Sundance Laboratory, this film offers dove-tailing stories ... See full summary »

Writer: Lee Davis | Director: Lee Davis | Stars: Danny Glover, Sergej Trifunovic, Michelle Rodriguez, Pam Grier

27. La classe américaine (1993 TV Movie)

70 min | Comedy

8.3
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George Abitbol, "the Most Classy Man on Earth", dies sputtering his famous last words: "cr*ppy world!" What the heck did he mean? Reporters Steven, Peter and Dave investigate. La Classe ... See full summary »

Writers: Michel Hazanavicius, Dominique Mézerette | Directors: Michel Hazanavicius, Dominique Mézerette | Stars: Lionel Abelanski, Jean-Eric Bielle, Marc Cassot, Alain Chabat

28. When Harry Tries to Marry (2011)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

4.5
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35 Metascore

An Indian-American guy surprises his family when he announces his desire for an arranged marriage with an Indian woman, though his affection for a longtime American friend complicates his plan.

Writers: Ralph Stein, Nayan Padrai | Director: Nayan Padrai | Stars: Rahul Rai, Stefanie Estes, Freishia Bomanbehram, Osvaldo Hernandez

29. American Desi (2001)

Unrated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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50 Metascore

College freshman Krishna Reddy, who has never cared for his Indian-American cultural heritage, looks forward to a new life on campus but is surprised to find that he has been assigned ... See full summary »

Writer: Piyush Dinker Pandya | Director: Piyush Dinker Pandya | Stars: Deep Katdare, Ronobir Lahiri, Purva Bedi, Rizwan Manji

30. The Buried Secret of M. Night Shyamalan (2004 TV Movie)

Sci-Fi

5.1
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Through revealing interviews with M. Night Shyamalan's childhood friends and neighbors, Academy Award nominated filmmaker Nathaniel Kahn seeks to uncover the director's most intimate ... See full summary »

Writer: Melissa Foster | Director: Nathaniel Kahn | Stars: Billy Arrowood, Adrien Brody, Deepak Chopra, Johnny Depp

31. Chutney Popcorn (1999)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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66 Metascore

Reena is a young Indian American lesbian who lives and works in New York. Her sister Sarita, who is happily married, discovers that she is infertile. Reena offers to be a surrogate mother ... See full summary »

Writers: Susan Carnival, Nisha Ganatra | Director: Nisha Ganatra | Stars: Nisha Ganatra, Jill Hennessy, Sakina Jaffrey, Madhur Jaffrey

32. American Chai (2001)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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46 Metascore

Sureel is a first generation Indian American college graduating senior music major who's controlling father still believes that he is pre-med. His desires in life conflict with both his ... See full summary »

Writer: Anurag Mehta | Director: Anurag Mehta | Stars: Aalok Mehta, Sheetal Sheth, Aasif Mandvi, Josh Ackerman

33. Green Card Fever (2003)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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31 Metascore

Green Card Fever is the story of a young man in the United States who overstays his visa in the pursuit of a "Green Card". He naively muddles through an underworld of illegal immigrants, ... See full summary »

Writer: Bala Rajasekharuni | Director: Bala Rajasekharuni | Stars: Vikram Dasu, Purva Bedi, Deep Katdare, Chayton Arvin

34. A Decent Arrangement (2011)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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A Decent Arrangement is the story of Ashok Khosla, an Indian-American copywriter, who travels to India for an arranged marriage. After he encounters an American woman traveling through ... See full summary »

Writer: Sarovar Banka | Director: Sarovar Banka | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Diksha Basu, Adam Laupus, Lethia Nall

35. Quarter Life Crisis (2006)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

3.0
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Neil Desai, a directionless and confused 20-something accompanied by his posse of four testosterone packed schmoes embark on a journey to find the perfect date, the meaning of love and ... See full summary »

Writers: Rehana Mirza, Kiran Merchant, Chandu Shah | Director: Kiran Merchant | Stars: Maulik Pancholy, Lisa Ray, Russell Peters, Manu Narayan

36. Heavenly Beauties (2005)

Short, Fantasy

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Writer: Deborah Abbott | Director: Deborah Abbott | Stars: Deborah Abbott, Patricia Vonne, Kelli Cooke, Christy Keller

37. Indian Cowboy (2004)

Comedy, Romance

5.2
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A spirited multi-cultural romantic comedy that asks, very tongue-in-cheek, if true love is indeed just like they show in the movies!

Writer: Nikhil Kamkolkar | Director: Nikhil Kamkolkar | Stars: Sheetal Sheth, Nikhil Kamkolkar, Deep Katdare, Sundra Oakley

38. Love Etc. (2010)

94 min | Documentary, Romance

5.8
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54 Metascore

A documentary on a group of diverse couples, each in different stages of their relationships in New York City.

Director: Jill Andresevic

39. Kali Ma (2007)

14 min | Short, Thriller

6.9
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When an Indian mother finds out her son is the victim of a vicious bully, she delivers her own brand of vigilante justice.

Writer: Soman Chainani | Director: Soman Chainani | Stars: Brendan Bradley, Manish Dayal, Kamini Khanna, Trevis Waters

40. Cosmopolitan (2003 TV Movie)

53 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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The story of an East Indian immigrant who turns to pop culture as he tries to reinvent his life and woo the girl next door.

Writer: Sabrina Dhawan | Director: Nisha Ganatra | Stars: Roshan Seth, Carol Kane, Madhur Jaffrey, Yolande Bavan

41. The Distance Between Us (2014)

117 min | Drama, Romance

8.8
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The story revolves around Megha, an ambitious, software professional who develops a software product and dreams of selling it and settling down in career quickly... See full synopsis »

Writers: Andrew Crane, Jacqueline Escolme, Chandu Yarram, Maryann Yarram | Director: Chandu Yarram | Stars: Rahul Rai, Leah Kavita, Ariane Mallon, Akshay Reddy

42. Life! Camera Action... (2012)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Family

6.4
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A young girl in pursuit of her dreams of becoming a filmmaker against all odds.

Writers: Rohit Gupta, Amanda Sodhi | Director: Rohit Gupta | Stars: Dipti Mehta, Shaheed K. Woods, Noor Naghmi, John Crann

43. Finding Preet (2006)

95 min | Comedy, Romance

4.8
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Thirty-four divorced and INDIAN! Priti is a 34 year old Indian American physician and restaurant owner searching for preet (a hindi word for love). Her traditional Indian parents find her ... See full summary »

Writer: Priti Chowdhury | Director: Adrian Fulle | Stars: Frank Zieger, Dawn Birch, Sean Bradley, Cynthia Castiglione

44. Divided We Fall: Americans in the Aftermath (2006)

110 min | Documentary

8.7
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When a turbaned Sikh man is brutally murdered in the aftermath of September 11, 2001, a college student journeys across America to discover who counts as "American" in times of crisis.

Writer: Valarie Kaur | Director: Sharat Raju

45. Diwali (2004)

16 min | Short, Comedy, Family

7.3
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Diwali is the self-revealing story of a young Indian-American man who discovers his cultural identity as he attempts to win the love of a beautiful Indian girl. It's a romantic comedy that ... See full summary »

Writer: Nick Sivakumaran | Director: Nick Sivakumaran | Stars: Rick Cowley, Mehr Hassan, Reg Basco Hernandez, Arif Khan

46. Another Day Another Life (2009)

5 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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A man struggles with his natural instincts for revenge when he is rescued by the only person that really mattered in grand scheme of life.

Writer: GiriMohan Coneti | Director: Rohit Gupta | Stars: Rohit Gupta, Benjamin Jacobs, Amneek Sandhu, Raj Mehta

47. Allah Made Me Funny: Live in Concert (2008)

83 min | Documentary, Comedy, Family

6.8
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53 Metascore

The film features live stand-up performances by Azhar Usman, Preacher Moss and Mohammed Amer as well as behind the scenes sequences highlighting the individual comedians. The trio poke fun ... See full summary »

Writers: Mohammed Amer, Preacher Moss, Azhar Usman | Director: Andrea Kalin | Stars: Preacher Moss, Azhar Usman, Mohammed Amer

48. Distant Beats (2011)

101 min | Drama, Musical

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A struggling classical singer trying to elevate his old traditional music format, an upcoming Seattle singer, an aspiring musician and an Indian folk singer come together in a life changing journey.

Writers: Sriram Vegaraju, Sriramkumar Vegaraju | Director: Sriram Vegaraju | Stars: Nathan Gifford, Janet Hietter, Sarah Mantei, Scott Mantei

49. Karma Road (2010)

R | 81 min | Drama

6.4
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Karma Road is a non-traditional Film about a modern generation Indian American college student whose life is challenged by the many obstacles she overcomes throughout a course of time. A ... See full summary »

Writer: Mihir Pathak | Director: Mihir Pathak | Stars: Manini Gupta, Kal Parekh, Robert Stoller, Ami Sheth

50. Anjali (2008)

15 min | Short, Drama

6.6
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When Anjali, a rebellious Indian-American teenager, comes home with her boyfriend only to witness her father's betrayal, she must decide whether she will share her secret and risk devastating her family.

Writer: Grainne Godfree | Director: Maya Anand | Stars: Vaishnavi Sharma, Anna George, Sanjiv Jhaveri, Manish Dayal