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1. The Miracle Worker (1962)

Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama

8.1
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The story of Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate.

Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Anne Bancroft, Patty Duke, Victor Jory, Inga Swenson

Votes: 13,212

2. Anne of Avonlea (1987)

230 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.3
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Anne Shirley accepts a teaching position at a girls boarding school in a town dominated by a rich and belligerant family determined to make her life miserable.

Stars: Megan Follows, Colleen Dewhurst, Marilyn Lightstone, Schuyler Grant

Votes: 7,104

3. Hider in the House (1989)

R | 104 min | Thriller

5.9
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A deranged man hides in the attic of a new house and becomes obsessed with the unsuspecting family that moves in.

Director: Matthew Patrick | Stars: Gary Busey, Mimi Rogers, Michael McKean, Kurt Christopher Kinder

Votes: 934

4. The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)

PG | 101 min | Family, Adventure

7.0
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In the 1930s, a tomboyish girl runs away from her guardian to join her single father who is 2,000 miles away, because there was work there.

Director: Jeremy Kagan | Stars: Meredith Salenger, John Cusack, Ray Wise, Lainie Kazan

Votes: 4,122 | Gross: $2.14M

5. The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)

Not Rated | 112 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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A newspaper reporter and a retired, blind journalist try to solve a series of killings connected to a pharmaceutical company's experimental, top-secret research projects and in so doing, both become targets of the killer.

Director: Dario Argento | Stars: James Franciscus, Karl Malden, Catherine Spaak, Pier Paolo Capponi

Votes: 7,252

6. The Wild Child (1970)

G | 83 min | Drama

7.6
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In a French forest in 1798, a child is found who cannot walk, speak, read or write. A doctor becomes interested in the child and patiently attempts to civilize him.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: François Truffaut, Jean-Pierre Cargol, Françoise Seigner, Jean Dasté

Votes: 6,314 | Gross: $0.06M

7. Horror (2003)

R | Horror

3.4
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This visually arresting chiller concerns a group of runaway teens that escape from a drug rehab and encounter demonic forces in a rural farmhouse.

Director: Dante Tomaselli | Stars: Kreskin, Lizzy Mahon, Danny Lopes, Vincent Lamberti

Votes: 926

8. Promise (1986 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama, Family

7.6
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When his mother dies, Bob not only inherits her house, but also the custody of his younger brother, who suffers from schizophrenia and epilepsy. At the age of 21, Bob promised to look after... See full summary »

Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: James Garner, James Woods, Piper Laurie, Peter Michael Goetz

Votes: 336

9. Three on a Meathook (1972)

R | 80 min | Horror

4.5
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Four girls go on a romping weekend at a lake, and have car problems on the way home. A nice local boy takes them back to his farm, where he lives with his father. Something ghastly happens,... See full summary »

Director: William Girdler | Stars: Charles Kissinger, James Carroll Pickett, Sherry Steiner, Madelyn Buzzard

Votes: 489

10. Anna to the Infinite Power (1983)

Not Rated | 101 min | Sci-Fi

6.6
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Anna Hart was always an odd child, a genius, a shoplifter, desperately afraid of flickering lights, with strange prophetic dreams. Simultaneously, several strange things begin to happen. A ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Wiemer | Stars: Dina Merrill, Martha Byrne, Mark Patton, Donna Mitchell

Votes: 356

11. Cries from the Heart (1994 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.6
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Michael, a young autistic boy who has trouble with verbalization but a real talent for technology, uses a computer to plead for help after being molested at his school.

Director: Michael Switzer | Stars: Patty Duke, Melissa Gilbert, Bradley Pierce, Markus Flanagan

Votes: 193

12. Out of Control (2002 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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Powerful, moving drama following the lives of three teenage boys sent to a young offenders' institution.

Director: Dominic Savage | Stars: Joanne Adams, Marvin Benoit, Mark Benton, Teon Blake

Votes: 163

13. Larry (1974 TV Movie)

80 min | Drama

7.5
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"Larry" is a true story about a man wrongly confined the California State Mental Hospital at Camarillo for 26 years, who is discovered to have average intelligence and released, and with ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Frederic Forrest, Tyne Daly, Michael McGuire, Robert Walden

Votes: 96

14. Die Berührte (1981)

110 min | Drama

6.1
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Doctors say that Veronika, a woman in her 20s, is schizophrenic. She is compliant, which makes her an easy target for men. She's religious, believing she is God's favorite child; she ... See full summary »

Director: Helma Sanders-Brahms | Stars: Elisabeth Stepanek, Nguyen Chi Danh, Karl Heinz Reimann, Jorge Reis

Votes: 63

15. Breakout (2007)

100 min | Drama, Music

4.7
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A gang member has an affair with a rival gang member's girlfriend resulting in a war between the gangs.

Director: Mike Eschmann | Stars: Nils Althaus, Stress, Roeland Wiesnekker, Hanspeter Müller

Votes: 300

16. Mig og Charly (1978)

98 min | Drama

6.3
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Youth film about friendship between two boys from very different backgrounds. Steffen finish school and do not really know what he wants. He lives at home with his mother, who is a ... See full summary »

Directors: Morten Arnfred, Henning Kristiansen | Stars: Kim Jensen, Allan Olsen, Helle Nielsen, Ghita Nørby

Votes: 339

17. Prime Suspect (1989)

89 min | Thriller

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Director: Bruce Kimmel | Stars: Don Blakely, Tom Bresnahan, Ann Dane, Crisstyn Dante

Votes: 79

18. Bluebird (2004 TV Movie)

77 min | Drama, Music

7.7
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Merel, a talented young girl, is suddenly getting bullied at school.

Director: Mijke de Jong | Stars: Elske Rotteveel, Kees Scholten, Elsie de Brauw, Jaap Spijkers

Votes: 492

19. Himmelfall (2002)

83 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.8
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Reidar is a resident at Solihøgda psychiatric institution. He is expecting the Earth to be hit by a huge meteor any time now, but until then he is busy trying to keep his fellow patient, ... See full summary »

Director: Gunnar Vikene | Stars: Kristoffer Joner, Maria Bonnevie, Kim Bodnia, Hildegun Riise

Votes: 922

20. Delusional (I) (2014)

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Director: Cammie Pavesic | Stars: Perry King, Kim Kopf, Tuesday Knight, Tracy Brooks Swope

21. Eden (III) (2014)

15 min | Short, Action, Drama

6.4
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In Eden, a society where homosexuality is seen as not only a sin but also a disease, a longstanding government agency detains and imprisons homosexuals in an institution where they are experimented on, to cure them of their homosexuality.

Director: Sean Willis | Stars: Devon Graye, Derek Stusynski, Mary Mackey, Brian Dare

Votes: 47

22. Alias John Preston (1955)

Approved | 71 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance

6.1
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Wealthy John Preston arrives in small town Deanbridge. He invests in local businesses and gets involved in community affairs. Eventually, he meets a local belle, Sally, and wins her from ... See full summary »

Director: David MacDonald | Stars: Betta St. John, Alexander Knox, Christopher Lee, Sandra Dorne

Votes: 135

23. Out Loud (I) (2011)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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A modern tale of friendship and love in Lebanon today. It is also a bittersweet reflection on the social struggles of the after war generation.

Director: Samer Daboul | Stars: Rudy Moarbes, Ali Rhayem, Jad Hadid, Michel Sarkiss

Votes: 121

24. Rorschach (1993)

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Director: Greg Yaitanes | Stars: Doug Kruse, Arthur Roberts

25. La pared de las palabras (2014)

97 min

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Director: Fernando Pérez | Stars: Isabel Santos, Jorge Perugorría, Laura De la Uz, Carlos Enrique Almirante

Votes: 14

26. Beware (1946)

Approved | 54 min | Music, Romance

6.0
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Ware College is a small Black college in Ware, Ohio. Once prominent, it is now low in attendance, low in enrollment and low on money; and at a meeting with instructors Drury and Annabelle ... See full summary »

Director: Bud Pollard | Stars: Louis Jordan, Frank L. Wilson, Emory Richardson, Valerie Black

Votes: 42

27. Fit to Be Untied (1975)

135 min | Documentary

7.5
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Directors: Silvano Agosti, Marco Bellocchio, Sandro Petraglia, Stefano Rulli | Stars: Silvano Agosti, Marco Bellocchio, Sandro Petraglia, Stefano Rulli

Votes: 54

28. Crash (1974)

90 min | Drama

4.5
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Unggutten Jan opplever at hele hans tidligere liv styrter i grus i løpet av et par små sekunder. Han går rundt med motorsykkelen og våkner på sykehuset, lammet. Den første bitterheten ... See full summary »

Director: Rolf Clemens | Stars: Jan Solberg, Hanne Krogh, Henki Kolstad, Astrid Folstad

Votes: 41

29. Manasukkul Mathappu (1988)

Drama, Romance

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Remake of ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST novel English movie released in the same name 1975 in a Tamil version

Director: Rajasekhar | Stars: Sarath Babu, Lizy, Saranya Ponvannan, Prabhu

30. School for Girls (1934)

Passed | 73 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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Annette Eldrige, who has met a young man, who happens to be a jewel thief, has been caught with some stolen jewels and is sentenced to three years in a reformatory. There a sadistic lady is... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Sidney Fox, Paul Kelly, Lois Wilson, Lucille La Verne

Votes: 12

31. Michael O'Halloran (1948)

Approved | 79 min | Drama

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The story of a young crippled girl and her love for a teenage newsboy despite her over-protective and alcoholic mother's objections.

Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Scotty Beckett, Allene Roberts, Tommy Cook, Isabel Jewell

32. Jacktown (1962)

Not Rated | 62 min | Drama

5.2
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Director: William Martin | Stars: Patty McCormack, Richard Meade, Douglas Rutherford, Russ Paquette

Votes: 49

33. A Friend Indeed: The Bill Sackter Story (2008)

90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.4
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The true story of Bill Sackter's emergence from lifelong institutionalization, to become an international hero for people with disabilities.

Director: Lane Wyrick | Stars: Jack Doepke, Barry Morrow, Beverly Morrow, Jeffrey Portman

Votes: 15

34. Painija (1985 TV Movie)

86 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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Ageing wrestler and circus strongman is put in an institution located somewhere in a world of its own, next to an abandoned railway station with pigs running loose on the tracks in almost ... See full summary »

Director: Matti Ijäs | Stars: Esko Hukkanen, Esko Pesonen, Kalevi Kahra, Allan Koskinen

Votes: 106

35. Stairway to Light (1945)

Approved | 10 min | Short, Drama, History

6.4
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The story of 18th Century French physician Dr. Phillipe Pinel, whose initiated enlightened, humane treatment of the mentally ill.

Director: Sammy Lee | Stars: John Nesbitt, Harry Cording, Lotte Palfi Andor, Dewey Robinson

Votes: 147

36. The Crime Doctor's Gamble (1947)

Passed | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.9
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On a lecture/vacation visit to Paris, Dr. Ordway drops in on his friend, the Prefecture of Police. He becomes involved in a case involving the stabbing of an old man. The man's son, not all... See full summary »

Director: William Castle | Stars: Warner Baxter, Micheline Cheirel, Roger Dann, Steven Geray

Votes: 145

37. Délka polibku devadesát (1965)

82 min | Comedy

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Young married couple Eva and Jarda Tuma (Dana Syslová and Oldrich Vlach) do not have a place of their own and cannot provide for a baby. However, nature wins and Eva becomes pregnant. At ... See full summary »

Director: Antonín Moskalyk | Stars: Dana Syslová, Oldrich Vlach, Otomar Krejca, Vlasta Chramostová

38. Ukraine's Forgotten Children (2012 TV Movie)

129 min | Documentary

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Director: Kate Blewett | Star: Kate Blewett

39. Apartment F (2000)

80 min | Documentary

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The day in a life of a man just released from a state mental institution.

Director: Erik Peter Carlson | Stars: Erik Peter Carlson, Jim Holt

40. Kärleksfasen (2015)

15 min | Short

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Two women escape from intimacy training.

Director: Matilda Törneke | Stars: Cerefie Byrge, Pernilla Karlsson, Malin Malm

41. Shaving the Castro (1996)

Not Rated | 4 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Louie's Barber Shop opened in 1947, in a working class, mostly Italian Neighborhood in San Francisco called the Castro. The neighborhood has changed but Louie's is still there.

Director: Johnny Symons | Stars: Louie Sisneros, Johnny Symons

Votes: 30

42. Stille piger (1999 TV Movie)

28 min | Documentary

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The fourth of six television documentaries focusing on difficult teenagers who can't operate within the normal borders set by society.

Directors: Charlotte Meldal, Mette Sejsbo

43. Jeg skal dæl'me ikke lave mere ballade (1999 TV Movie)

28 min | Documentary

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The fifth of six television documentaries focusing on difficult teenagers who can't operate within the normal borders set by society.

Directors: Charlotte Meldal, Mette Sejsbo

44. Dei mjuke hendene (1998)

92 min | Documentary

6.0
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A lot happens in a nursing home. Soft, close, maybe absent hands. Closed, open rooms with single or double beds. Married couples separated in different corridors. A society of it's own, with humor, madness, lust, sorrow, hope, even love.

Director: Margreth Olin

Votes: 97

45. Vilde drenge (1999 TV Movie)

28 min | Documentary

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The third of six television documentaries focusing on difficult teenagers who can't operate within the normal borders set by society.

Directors: Charlotte Meldal, Mette Sejsbo

46. Temaaften: Børn i institutioner (2003 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

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Television special about the dilemmas of placing children in institutions (ie. kindergartens, childcare, etc).

Star: Lene Johansen

47. Sidste chance (2002 TV Movie)

Documentary, Crime

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Documentary about the institution "No Name" in Nordjylland, an institution for Denmark's most violent and criminal youth.

Directors: Søren Bendixen, Thomas Stokholm

48. Når mor og far er på arbejde... (2003– )

28 min | Documentary

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Documentary about the conflicts which occur when children are placed in institutions and kindergardens, out of their parents' reach.

Star: Thomas Alling

49. When the Body Speaks (I) (2008)

13 min | Short, Drama, Romance

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Tells the story of two institutionalized young adults, incapable of communicating with the outside world, who find a common language of their own called love.

Director: Jim Freivogel | Stars: Katharina Magdalena, Lukas Behnken, James White, Mary Lou Ahlenius

50. Breathing Space for Paul: Intensive Neighborhood Care (1984 Video)

25 min | Documentary, Short, Crime

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Director: Rodney Long