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1. Star Trek (2009)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.0
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83 Metascore

The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Mr. Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful, time-traveling Romulan creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time.

Writers: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, Gene Roddenberry | Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Leonard Nimoy

2. Saving Private Ryan (1998)

R | 169 min | Action, Drama, War

8.6
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90 Metascore

Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

Writer: Robert Rodat | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns

3. What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

PG-13 | 118 min | Drama

7.8
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Gilbert has to care for his brother Arnie and his obese mother, which gets in the way when love walks into his life.

Writer: Peter Hedges | Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Juliette Lewis, Mary Steenburgen

4. Burlesque (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.4
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47 Metascore

A small-town girl ventures to Los Angeles and finds her place in a neo-burlesque club run by a former dancer.

Writer: Steve Antin | Director: Steve Antin | Stars: Cher, Christina Aguilera, Alan Cumming, Eric Dane

5. Children of the Corn (1984)

R | 92 min | Horror

5.6
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A young couple is trapped in a remote town where a dangerous religious cult of children believe everyone over the age of 18 must be killed.

Writers: Stephen King, George Goldsmith | Director: Fritz Kiersch | Stars: Peter Horton, Linda Hamilton, R.G. Armstrong, John Franklin

6. Butter (2011)

R | 90 min | Comedy

6.3
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40 Metascore

In Iowa, an adopted girl discovers her talent for butter carving and finds herself pitted against an ambitious local woman in their town's annual contest.

Writer: Jason A. Micallef | Director: Jim Field Smith | Stars: Jennifer Garner, Yara Shahidi, Ty Burrell, Olivia Wilde

7. Field of Dreams (1989)

PG | 107 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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57 Metascore

An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the Chicago Black Sox come.

Writers: W.P. Kinsella, Phil Alden Robinson | Director: Phil Alden Robinson | Stars: Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones, Ray Liotta, Amy Madigan

8. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

Approved | 111 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.9
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81 Metascore

A somewhat romanticized account of the career of the notoriously violent bank robbing couple and their gang.

Writers: David Newman, Robert Benton | Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard, Gene Hackman

9. The Crazies (2010)

R | 101 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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55 Metascore

About the inhabitants of a small Iowa town suddenly plagued by insanity and then death after a mysterious toxin contaminates their water supply.

Writers: Scott Kosar, Ray Wright, George A. Romero | Director: Breck Eisner | Stars: Radha Mitchell, Timothy Olyphant, Danielle Panabaker, Joe Anderson

10. In Cold Blood (1967)

R | 134 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.0
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89 Metascore

After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity.

Writers: Truman Capote, Richard Brooks | Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, John Forsythe, Paul Stewart

11. 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

12. Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.

Writers: Nancy Price, Ronald Bass | Director: Joseph Ruben | Stars: Julia Roberts, Patrick Bergin, Kevin Anderson, Elizabeth Lawrence

13. An Unfinished Life (2005)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama

7.0
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49 Metascore

A down on her luck woman, desperate to provide care for her daughter, moves in with her father in-law from whom she is estranged. Through time, they learn to forgive each other and heal old wounds.

Writers: Mark Spragg, Virginia Korus Spragg | Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Robert Redford, Morgan Freeman, Josh Lucas

14. Appaloosa (2008)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Western

6.8
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64 Metascore

Two friends hired to police a small town that is suffering under the rule of a rancher find their job complicated by the arrival of a young widow.

Writers: Robert Knott, Ed Harris, Robert B. Parker | Director: Ed Harris | Stars: Ed Harris, Viggo Mortensen, Renée Zellweger, Jeremy Irons

15. The Straight Story (1999)

G | 112 min | Biography, Drama

8.0
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86 Metascore

An old man makes a long journey by lawn-mover tractor to mend his relationship with an ill brother.

Writers: John Roach, Mary Sweeney | Director: David Lynch | Stars: Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek, Jane Galloway Heitz, Joseph A. Carpenter

16. The Music Man (1962)

Approved | 151 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.7
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A con man comes to a Midwestern town with a scam using a boy's marching band program, but things don't go according to plan.

Writers: Meredith Willson, Franklin Lacey, Marion Hargrove | Director: Morton DaCosta | Stars: Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett, Hermione Gingold

17. Unaccompanied Minors (2006)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.0
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43 Metascore

A group of unaccompanied minors bond while snowed in at the midwestern Hoover International Airport during the holiday season and ultimately create a makeshift holiday themselves.

Writers: Jacob Meszaros, Mya Stark | Director: Paul Feig | Stars: Dyllan Christopher, Tyler James Williams, Gia Mantegna, Quinn Shephard

18. Bully (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary

7.4
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74 Metascore

A documentary on peer-to-peer bullying in schools across America.

Writers: Cynthia Lowen, Lee Hirsch | Director: Lee Hirsch | Stars: Ja'Meya Jackson, Kelby Johnson, Lona Johnson, Bob Johnson

19. The Poker House (2008)

R | 93 min | Drama

6.5
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A dramatization of Lori Petty's teenage years spent in small town Iowa.

Writers: David Alan Grier, Lori Petty | Director: Lori Petty | Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Javon Johnson, Sophi Bairley, Bokeem Woodbine

20. Billy Rose's Jumbo (1962)

G | 123 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.3
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A Debt-ridden circus is saved by an well-meaning but inept publicity man Pop Wonder.

Writers: Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur, Sidney Sheldon | Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Doris Day, Jimmy Durante, Stephen Boyd, Martha Raye

21. Michael (1996)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.6
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38 Metascore

Two tabloid reporters checking out a report of the Archangel Michael living with an old woman find that it's true. But that's not the only surprise.

Writers: Peter Dexter, Jim Quinlan, Nora Ephron, Delia Ephron | Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: John Travolta, Andie MacDowell, William Hurt, Bob Hoskins

22. Bamboozled (2000)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.4
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50 Metascore

A frustrated African American TV writer proposes a blackface minstrel show in protest, but to his chagrin it becomes a hit.

Writer: Spike Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Damon Wayans, Savion Glover, Jada Pinkett Smith, Michael Rapaport

23. The Center of the World (2001)

Unrated | 88 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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44 Metascore

A couple checks into a suite in Las Vegas. In flashbacks we see that he's a computer whiz on the verge of becoming a dot.com millionaire, she's a lap dancer at a club. He's depressed, ... See full summary »

Writers: Wayne Wang, Miranda July, Paul Auster, Siri Hustvedt, Ellen Benjamin Wong | Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Shane Edelman, Balthazar Getty, Molly Parker, Peter Sarsgaard

24. The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007)

PG-13 | 79 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

8.2
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83 Metascore

Die-hard gamers compete to break world records on classic arcade games.

Director: Seth Gordon | Stars: Steve Wiebe, Billy Mitchell, Mark Alpiger, Adam Wood

25. Noises Off... (1992)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy

7.5
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A travelling theater group find so much action going on behind-the-scenes, they almost ruin the performances.

Writers: Michael Frayn, Marty Kaplan | Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Michael Caine, Carol Burnett, Denholm Elliott, Julie Hagerty

26. The Puppet Masters (1994)

R | 109 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.8
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The Earth is invaded by alien "slugs" that ride on people's backs and control their minds.

Writers: Robert A. Heinlein, Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, David S. Goyer | Director: Stuart Orme | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Eric Thal, Julie Warner, Keith David

27. Luster (2002)

Unrated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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40 Metascore

Luster is a refreshingly funny and sexy look at unrequited love. Jackson, a cute, lanky, blue-haired poet who works in a record store, is at the center of Everett Lewis' twisted black LA ... See full summary »

Writers: Dennis Cooper, Everett Lewis | Director: Everett Lewis | Stars: Justin Herwick, B. Wyatt, Shane Powers, Pamela Gidley

28. They Were Expendable (1945)

Approved | 135 min | Drama, War

7.3
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A dramatized account of the role of the American PT Boats in the defense of the Philippines in World War II.

Writers: William L. White, Frank Wead | Directors: John Ford, Robert Montgomery | Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Wayne, Donna Reed, Jack Holt

29. The Last Supper (I) (1995)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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A group of idealistic, but frustrated, liberals succumb to the temptation of murdering rightwing pundits for their political beliefs.

Writer: Dan Rosen | Director: Stacy Title | Stars: Cameron Diaz, Ron Eldard, Annabeth Gish, Jonathan Penner

30. The Music Man (2003 TV Movie)

150 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

6.3
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Contemporary rethinking of the legendary Broadway musical and 1962 film, updated to reflect a few early twenty-first-century sensibilities: A masterful con artist tries to bilk a staid ... See full summary »

Writers: Meredith Willson, Franklin Lacey, Sally Robinson | Director: Jeff Bleckner | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Kristin Chenoweth, Victor Garber, Debra Monk

31. A Thousand Acres (1997)

R | 105 min | Drama

6.0
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"King Lear" set on a farm in Iowa.

Writers: Jane Smiley, Laura Jones | Director: Jocelyn Moorhouse | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Jessica Lange, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jason Robards

32. Annie Get Your Gun (1950)

Passed | 107 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

7.1
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77 Metascore

The story of the great sharpshooter, Annie Oakley, who rises to fame while dealing with her love/professional rival, Frank Butler.

Writers: Sidney Sheldon, Herbert Fields, Dorothy Fields | Directors: George Sidney, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Betty Hutton, Howard Keel, Louis Calhern, J. Carrol Naish

33. Jesus' Son (1999)

R | 107 min | Drama

7.0
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76 Metascore

A young man turns from drug addiction and petty crime to a life redeemed by a discovery of compassion.

Writers: Denis Johnson, Elizabeth Cuthrell, David Urrutia, Oren Moverman | Director: Alison Maclean | Stars: Billy Crudup, Robert Michael Kelly, Torben Brooks, Dierdre Lewis

34. I'll Be Home for Christmas (1998)

PG | 86 min | Comedy, Family

5.3
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A college student experiences difficulty in getting home for Christmas after being hazed by his friends. While struggling to get home in time for Christmas, he learns quite a bit about ... See full summary »

Writers: Tom Nursall, Harris Goldberg, Michael Allin | Director: Arlene Sanford | Stars: Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Jessica Biel, Adam LaVorgna, Gary Cole

35. State Fair (1945)

Approved | 100 min | Musical, Romance

7.2
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Farm family Frake, with discontented daughter Margy, head for the Iowa State Fair. On the first day, both Margy and brother Wayne meet attractive new flames; so does father's prize hog, ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Green, Oscar Hammerstein II, Sonya Levien, Philip Stong | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Jeanne Crain, Dana Andrews, Dick Haymes, Vivian Blaine

36. Fraternity Vacation (1985)

R | 94 min | Comedy

4.8
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A nerd gains the friendship of two of his frat brothers when his dad offers them his condo for the week in Palm Springs, and also offers the fraternity a hot tub and jacuzzi if they can ... See full summary »

Writer: Lindsay Harrison | Director: James Frawley | Stars: Stephen Geoffreys, Sheree J. Wilson, Cameron Dye, Leigh McCloskey

37. Field of Dreams 2: Lockout (2011)

3 min | Short, Comedy

6.6
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Writers: Eric Appel, Alex Fernie, Ryan Perez | Director: Eric Appel | Stars: Taylor Lautner, Ray Lewis, Tony Gonzalez, Marielle Jaffe

38. Whiteboyz (1999)

R | 92 min | Drama, Comedy

5.2
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45 Metascore

In a virtually all-white Iowa town, Flip daydreams of being a hip-hop star, hanging with Snoop Doggy Dogg and Dr. Dre. He practices in front of a mirror and with his two pals, James and ... See full summary »

Writers: Garth Belcon, Danny Hoch, Marc Levin, Richard Stratton | Director: Marc Levin | Stars: Danny Hoch, Dash Mihok, Mark Webber, Piper Perabo

39. Mr. Jealousy (1997)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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61 Metascore

Lester is an occasional substitute teacher and he's very jealous. He is jealous about the last boyfriend of Lester's slightly wacky current partner Ramona - arrogant best-selling author ... See full summary »

Writer: Noah Baumbach | Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Eric Stoltz, Annabella Sciorra, Chris Eigeman, Carlos Jacott

40. After Life (2013)

110 min | Comedy, Drama | Completed

4.7
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A cynical young woman learns to deceive people into believing she can communicate with their dead loves ones, but soon finds herself enmeshed with a family grieving over a missing wife and mother.

Writer: Scott R. Thompson | Director: Scott R. Thompson | Stars: Gretchen Joy, Daniel Roebuck, Ben Easter, Ellen Dolan

41. For Me and My Gal (1942)

Passed | 104 min | Musical, Romance, War

7.2
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Two vaudeville performers fall in love, but find their relationship tested by the arrival of WWI.

Writers: Howard Emmett Rogers, Richard Sherman, Fred F. Finklehoffe, Sid Silvers | Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: Judy Garland, George Murphy, Gene Kelly, Mártha Eggerth

42. The Trouble with Girls (1969)

G | 97 min | Comedy, Musical

5.4
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Chautauqua manager Walter Hale and his loyal business manager struggle to keep their traveling troupe together in small town America.

Writers: Arnold Peyser, Lois Peyser, Day Keene, Dwight V. Babcock, Mauri Grashin | Director: Peter Tewksbury | Stars: Elvis Presley, Marlyn Mason, Nicole Jaffe, Sheree North

43. Take This Job and Shove It (1981)

PG | 100 min | Comedy

4.8
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The "Alison Group" has bought four beer breweries in difficulties. The young but rising top manager Frank Macklin is sent to reorganize one of them - the one which happens to be the main ... See full summary »

Writers: Barry Schneider, Jeffrey Bernini | Director: Gus Trikonis | Stars: Robert Hays, Art Carney, Barbara Hershey, David Keith

44. Cold Turkey (1971)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy

6.8
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Hoping for positive publicity, a tobacco company offers $25 million to any American town that quits smoking for 30 days. Amidst a media frenzy, Eagle Rock, Iowa accepts the challenge while the company's PR man tries to sabotage the effort.

Writers: Norman Lear, William Price Fox Jr., Margaret Rau, Neil Rau | Director: Norman Lear | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Pippa Scott, Tom Poston, Edward Everett Horton

45. Miles from Home (1988)

R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.6
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Two brothers who are forced off their farm in the debt stricken mid-west become folk heroes when they begin robbing the banks that have been foreclosing on farmers.

Writer: Chris Gerolmo | Director: Gary Sinise | Stars: Richard Gere, Penelope Ann Miller, Brian Dennehy, Jason Campbell

46. Out of Bounds (1986)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.3
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Farm boy Daryl Cage's parents ship him off to the big city to live with his brother, hoping he will have a better life there. After a baggage mixup at the airport, Daryl finds himself in ... See full summary »

Writer: Tony Kayden | Director: Richard Tuggle | Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Jenny Wright, Jeff Kober, Glynn Turman

47. Double Trouble (1984–1985)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Sitcom about the antics between two twins, Kate and Allison (played by real life twins Liz and Jean Segal). Allison was always the serious outgoing sister, while Kate was more fun and ... See full summary »

Creators: David W. Duclon, Bob Illes, James R. Stein | Stars: Jean Sagal, Liz Sagal, James Vallely, Jonathan Schmock

48. The Major and the Minor (1942)

Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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A woman disguises herself as a child to save on a train fare and is taken in charge by an army man who doesn't notice the truth.

Writers: Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, Edward Childs Carpenter, Fanny Kilbourne | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland, Rita Johnson, Robert Benchley

49. 16 to Life (2009)

89 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Romantic comedy. A small town teenager's angst about sexual inexperience drives a comic quest for love and understanding on a birthday to end all birthdays.

Writer: Becky Smith | Director: Becky Smith | Stars: Hallee Hirsh, Theresa Russell, Shiloh Fernandez, Mandy Musgrave

50. Drexell's Class (1991–1992)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Otis Drexell is a corporate raider who is known for getting the deal done. He is then caught red handed for dodging taxes, and given a suspended sentence so long as he works as a school ... See full summary »

Creators: Andrew Nicholls, Darrell Vickers | Stars: Dabney Coleman, Dakin Matthews, Damian Cagnolatti, A.J. Langer