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1. Dazed and Confused (1993)

R | 102 min | Comedy

7.7
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78 Metascore

The adventures of high school and junior high students on the last day of school in May 1976.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Jason London, Wiley Wiggins, Matthew McConaughey, Rory Cochrane

Votes: 121,647 | Gross: $7.99M

2. Let Me In (I) (2010)

R | 116 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.2
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79 Metascore

A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian.

Director: Matt Reeves | Stars: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Cara Buono

Votes: 93,048 | Gross: $12.13M

3. Flipped (I) (2010)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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45 Metascore

Two eighth-graders start to have feelings for each other despite being total opposites.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Madeline Carroll, Callan McAuliffe, Rebecca De Mornay, Anthony Edwards

Votes: 61,360 | Gross: $1.75M

4. 13 Going on 30 (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.1
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57 Metascore

A girl makes a wish on her 13th birthday and wakes up the next day as a 30-year-old woman.

Director: Gary Winick | Stars: Jennifer Garner, Mark Ruffalo, Judy Greer, Andy Serkis

Votes: 123,187 | Gross: $56.04M

5. The Wonder Years (1988–1993)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.3
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Kevin Arnold recalls growing up during the late 60s and early 70s; the turbulent social times make the transition from child to adult unusually interesting.

Stars: Fred Savage, Dan Lauria, Daniel Stern, Alley Mills

Votes: 28,612

6. A Separation (2011)

PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Mystery

8.4
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95 Metascore

A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.

Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Peyman Moaadi, Leila Hatami, Sareh Bayat, Shahab Hosseini

Votes: 153,860 | Gross: $7.10M

7. Thirteen (2003)

R | 100 min | Drama

6.8
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70 Metascore

A thirteen-year-old girl's relationship with her mother is put to the test as she discovers drugs, sex, and petty crime in the company of her cool but troubled best friend.

Director: Catherine Hardwicke | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Holly Hunter, Nikki Reed, Vanessa Hudgens

Votes: 68,668 | Gross: $4.60M

8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family

6.2
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56 Metascore

The adventures of a teenager who is fresh out and in elementary, where he has to learn the consequences and responsibility to survive the year.

Director: Thor Freudenthal | Stars: Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Rachael Harris, Steve Zahn

Votes: 32,304 | Gross: $64.00M

9. Sideways (2004)

R | 126 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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94 Metascore

Two men reaching middle age with not much to show but disappointment embark on a week-long road trip through California's wine country, just as one is about to take a trip down the aisle.

Director: Alexander Payne | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Virginia Madsen, Sandra Oh

Votes: 150,921 | Gross: $71.50M

10. Pay It Forward (2000)

PG-13 | 123 min | Drama

7.2
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40 Metascore

A young boy attempts to make the world a better place after his teacher gives him that chance.

Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Haley Joel Osment, Helen Hunt, Jay Mohr

Votes: 96,604 | Gross: $33.51M

11. Sleepover (2004)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

5.3
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33 Metascore

Four best friends, desperate to improve their social status, enter into an all-night scavenger hunt against the popular clique in their school.

Director: Joe Nussbaum | Stars: Alexa PenaVega, Mika Boorem, Scout Taylor-Compton, Jane Lynch

Votes: 12,806 | Gross: $8.07M

12. Half Nelson (2006)

R | 106 min | Drama

7.2
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85 Metascore

An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret.

Director: Ryan Fleck | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Anthony Mackie, Shareeka Epps, Jeff Lima

Votes: 71,334 | Gross: $2.69M

13. 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.

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

Votes: 19,114 | Gross: $18.76M

14. Mean Creek (2004)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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74 Metascore

When a teen is bullied, his brother and friends lure the bully into the woods to seek revenge.

Director: Jacob Estes | Stars: Rory Culkin, Ryan Kelley, Scott Mechlowicz, Trevor Morgan

Votes: 26,613 | Gross: $0.60M

15. Degrassi High (1987–1991)

30 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.1
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The lives and trials of students of a city high school.

Stars: Pat Mastroianni, Stefan Brogren, Duncan Waugh, Maureen Deiseach

Votes: 2,098

16. Simon Birch (1998)

PG | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.9
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39 Metascore

A young boy with stunted growth is convinced that God has a great purpose for him.

Director: Mark Steven Johnson | Stars: Ian Michael Smith, Joseph Mazzello, Ashley Judd, Oliver Platt

Votes: 18,468 | Gross: $18.25M

17. Lizzie McGuire (2001–2004)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.5
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The daily adventures of an adolescent girl whose real thoughts and emotions are expressed by her sarcastic animated alter ego.

Stars: Hilary Duff, Adam Lamberg, Robert Carradine, Lalaine

Votes: 13,756

18. Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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83 Metascore

An unattractive seventh grader struggles to cope with inattentive parents, snobbish classmates, a smart older brother, an attractive younger sister, and her own insecurities in suburban New Jersey.

Director: Todd Solondz | Stars: Heather Matarazzo, Christina Brucato, Victoria Davis, Christina Vidal

Votes: 26,731 | Gross: $4.77M

19. The Squid and the Whale (2005)

R | 81 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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82 Metascore

Follows two young boys dealing with their parents' divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.

Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Owen Kline, Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg

Votes: 60,645 | Gross: $7.36M

20. Air Bud (1997)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.1
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A young boy and a talented stray dog with an amazing basketball playing ability become instant friends. Rebounding from his father's accidental death, 12-year-old Josh Framm moves with his ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Martin Smith | Stars: Michael Jeter, Kevin Zegers, Wendy Makkena, Bill Cobbs

Votes: 13,033 | Gross: $24.63M

21. The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994–1998)

GP | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.8
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She's Alex Mack. One minute she's walking home...the next there's a crash and she's drenched in some weird chemical! Then she gets powers...

Stars: Larisa Oleynik, Darris Love, Meredith Bishop, Michael Blakley

Votes: 3,403

22. Akeelah and the Bee (2006)

PG | 112 min | Drama

7.5
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72 Metascore

A young girl from South Los Angeles tries to make it to the National Spelling Bee.

Director: Doug Atchison | Stars: Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, Keke Palmer, Curtis Armstrong

Votes: 15,416 | Gross: $18.81M

23. Unfabulous (2004–2007)

24 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.1
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Unfabulous follows the life and times of teenager Addie Singer. Addie is a big fan of music and at every opportunity will write and sing about her life. The show outlines typical teenage ... See full summary »

Stars: Emma Roberts, Malese Jow, Jordan Calloway, Tadhg Kelly

Votes: 2,630

24. Max Keeble's Big Move (2001)

PG | 86 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

5.3
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40 Metascore

Max Keeble, the victim of his 7th grade class, plots revenge when he learns he's moving; it backfires when he doesn't move after all.

Director: Tim Hill | Stars: Alex D. Linz, Larry Miller, Jamie Kennedy, Zena Grey

Votes: 5,847 | Gross: $17.29M

25. Underdog (2007)

PG | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.8
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37 Metascore

A Beagle must use his newly-bestowed superpowers to defend Capitol City from mad scientist Simon Barsinister.

Director: Frederik Du Chau | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Jason Lee, Amy Adams, Jim Belushi

Votes: 15,729 | Gross: $43.75M

26. First Kid (1996)

PG | 101 min | Family, Comedy

5.1
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Luke Davenport is the thirteen-year-old son of Paul Davenport, the President of the United States, and first lady Linda Davenport. Ill tempered Agent Woods is the secret service agent in ... See full summary »

Director: David M. Evans | Stars: Sinbad, Brock Pierce, Blake Boyd, Timothy Busfield

Votes: 7,629 | Gross: $26.46M

27. Good Morning, Miss Bliss (1987–1989)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.8
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Miss Carrie Bliss, a recently widowed middle school teacher at a school in Indianapolis, must balance her personal and professional lives as she helps her students tackle life lessons.

Stars: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Hayley Mills, Dustin Diamond, Dennis Haskins

Votes: 976

28. Running with Scissors (2006)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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52 Metascore

Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of Finch's bizarre extended family.

Director: Ryan Murphy | Stars: Joseph Cross, Annette Bening, Brian Cox, Gwyneth Paltrow

Votes: 20,063 | Gross: $6.75M

29. Her Best Move (2007)

G | 101 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

5.7
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15 year-old soccer prodigy, Sara Davis, has a chance to join the U.S. National Team, but she must juggle high school, romance, sports, and parental pressure while deciding her own priorities.

Director: Norm Hunter | Stars: Daryl Sabara, Leah Pipes, Lisa Darr, Jhoanna Flores

Votes: 1,976

30. The Mighty (1998)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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This tells the story of a strong friendship between a young boy with Morquio's syndrome and an older boy who is always bullied because of his size. Adapted from the novel, Freak the Mighty,... See full summary »

Director: Peter Chelsom | Stars: Kieran Culkin, Elden Henson, Sharon Stone, Harry Dean Stanton

Votes: 10,549 | Gross: $2.64M

31. That's What I Am (2011)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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53 Metascore

A coming-of-age story set in 1965 that follows 12-year-old Andy Nichol (Chase Ellison), a bright student who, like most kids his age, will do anything to avoid conflict for fear of ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Pavone | Stars: Ed Harris, Chase Ellison, Molly Parker, Daniel Roebuck

Votes: 9,007

32. Sidekicks (1992)

PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.9
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A bullied teen who fantasizes about being Chuck Norris' sidekick trains in martial arts to fulfill his dreams.

Director: Aaron Norris | Stars: Chuck Norris, Beau Bridges, Jonathan Brandis, Mako

Votes: 6,381 | Gross: $17.18M

33. Rebound (2005)

PG | 86 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

5.1
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36 Metascore

An acclaimed college basketball coach is demoted to a junior varsity team after a public meltdown.

Director: Steve Carr | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Megan Mullally, Breckin Meyer, Wendy Raquel Robinson

Votes: 10,601 | Gross: $16.81M

34. Another (2012– )

TV-MA | Animation, Drama, Horror

7.9
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Twenty-six years ago, in a third-year classroom of a middle school, there was a student named Misaki. As an honors student who was also good at sports, the charming boy was popular with his... See full summary »

Stars: Atsushi Abe, Natsumi Takamori, Tomoaki Maeno, Madoka Yonezawa

Votes: 3,883

35. A Raisin in the Sun (1961)

Approved | 128 min | Drama

8.1
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A substantial insurance payment could mean either financial salvation or personal ruin for a poor black family.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee, Diana Sands

Votes: 5,049

36. Mr. Woodcock (2007)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

5.1
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41 Metascore

Taken aback by his mother's wedding announcement, a young man returns home in an effort to stop her from marrying his old high school gym teacher, a man who made high school hell for generations of students.

Directors: Craig Gillespie, David Dobkin | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Seann William Scott, Susan Sarandon, Amy Poehler

Votes: 31,206 | Gross: $25.77M

37. The Thirteenth Year (1999 TV Movie)

TV-G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.0
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A teen learns that his birth mother is a mermaid after he begins to grow fins and slimy scales on his thirteenth birthday.

Director: Duwayne Dunham | Stars: Chez Starbuck, Justin Jon Ross, Courtnee Draper, Brent Briscoe

Votes: 3,111

38. Remember the Daze (2007)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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36 Metascore

A glimpse into the teenage wasteland of suburbia 1999 that takes place over 24 hours, and the teenagers who make their way through the last day of high school.

Director: Jess Manafort | Stars: Katrina Begin, Charles Chen, Melonie Diaz, Sunny Doench

Votes: 2,740

39. Stuck in the Suburbs (2004 TV Movie)

TV-G | 76 min | Comedy, Family, Music

5.7
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Teenager Brittany is bored with her quiet suburban life. She finds excitement when her phone is switched with the phone of Jordan Cahill. Jordan, only the top teen pop singer, has come to her town to make a music video.

Director: Savage Steve Holland | Stars: Danielle Panabaker, Brenda Song, Amanda Shaw, CiCi Hedgpeth

Votes: 2,593

40. The Burning Bed (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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An abused battered wife has had enough of husband beating up on her. Everywhere she turns for help, there's not much anyone will do. After he rapes her one night, she sets the bed on fire with him in it asleep.

Director: Robert Greenwald | Stars: Farrah Fawcett, Paul Le Mat, Richard Masur, Grace Zabriskie

Votes: 1,751

41. Genius (1999 TV Movie)

TV-G | 82 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.4
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Charlie Boyle finds that even his high IQ can't solve all of his problems when he takes on a double life in order to make friends his own age.

Director: Rod Daniel | Stars: Trevor Morgan, Emmy Rossum, Charles Fleischer, Yannick Bisson

Votes: 1,237

42. King of the Hill (1993)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, History

7.6
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86 Metascore

A young boy struggles on his own in a run-down motel after his parents and younger brother are separated from him in 1930s Depression-era Midwest.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Jesse Bradford, Jeroen Krabbé, Lisa Eichhorn, Karen Allen

Votes: 5,929 | Gross: $1.30M

43. Air Bud: Golden Receiver (1998)

G | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

4.4
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Story of a golden retriever who can play football.

Director: Richard Martin | Stars: Kevin Zegers, Cynthia Stevenson, Tim Conway, Dick Martin

Votes: 4,305 | Gross: $10.22M

44. The New Kid (2015)

81 min | Comedy

6.6
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Benoit, the new kid at school, is bullied by a gang of arrogant boys. Determined not to be pushed around, Benoit organizes a big party, but only three students turn up. What if this bunch of losers was to be the best gang ever?

Director: Rudi Rosenberg | Stars: Réphaël Ghrenassia, Joshua Raccah, Géraldine Martineau, Guillaume Cloud-Roussel

Votes: 474

45. Braceface (2001–2006)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.5
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An 8th grader with teenage problems on her mind and magical braces in her mouth tries to survive 8th grade and later, high school.

Stars: Marnie McPhail, Alicia Silverstone, Vince Corazza, Dan Petronijevic

Votes: 1,886

46. Tokyo Sonata (2008)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama

7.6
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80 Metascore

An ordinary Japanese family slowly disintegrates after its patriarch loses his job at a prominent company.

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Teruyuki Kagawa, Kyôko Koizumi, Yû Koyanagi, Kai Inowaki

Votes: 6,996 | Gross: $0.28M

47. The Other Me (2000 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Will Browning accidently creates a clone of himself when working on a science project.

Director: Manny Coto | Stars: Andrew Lawrence, Mark L. Taylor, Lori Hallier, Alison Pill

Votes: 1,334

48. Skipped Parts (2000)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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An ungrounded young mother and her thoughtful teenage son are banished to a remote provincial town by a domineering father.

Director: Tamra Davis | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Mischa Barton, Bug Hall

Votes: 2,842

49. The Ryan White Story (1989 TV Movie)

105 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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The story of Ryan White, a 13-year-old haemophiliac who contracted AIDS from factor VIII, which was used to control this disorder.

Director: John Herzfeld | Stars: Judith Light, Lukas Haas, Michael Bowen, Nikki Cox

Votes: 530

50. My Gym Partner's a Monkey (2005– )

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.0
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A clerical error sends 12-year-old Adam Lyon to a middle school for zoo animals, but his best friend, Jake the Monkey, is standing by him every step of the way to help him adjust.

Stars: Tom Kenny, Nika Futterman, Grey Griffin, Rick Gomez

Votes: 2,439