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1. Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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68 Metascore

A middle-aged husband's life changes dramatically when his wife asks him for a divorce. He seeks to rediscover his manhood with the help of a newfound friend, Jacob, learning to pick up girls at bars.

Writer: Dan Fogelman | Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa | Stars: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone

Votes: 344,790

2. Erin Brockovich (2000)

R | 131 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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73 Metascore

An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply.

Writer: Susannah Grant | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Julia Roberts, Albert Finney, David Brisbin, Dawn Didawick

Votes: 124,082

3. Big Daddy (1999)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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41 Metascore

A lazy law school grad adopts a kid to impress his girlfriend, but everything doesn't go as planned and he becomes the unlikely foster father.

Writers: Steve Franks, Tim Herlihy, Adam Sandler | Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Adam Sandler, Joey Lauren Adams, Jon Stewart, Cole Sprouse

Votes: 147,224

4. American Gangster (2007)

R | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East.

Writers: Steven Zaillian, Mark Jacobson | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin

Votes: 304,218

5. Something Borrowed (2011)

PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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36 Metascore

Friendships are tested and secrets come to the surface when terminally single Rachel falls for Dex, her best friend Darcy's fiancé.

Writers: Jennie Snyder Urman, Emily Giffin | Director: Luke Greenfield | Stars: Ginnifer Goodwin, Kate Hudson, Colin Egglesfield, John Krasinski

Votes: 44,300

6. Legally Blonde (2001)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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59 Metascore

When a blonde sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend, she decides to follow him to law school to get him back and, once there, learns she has more legal savvy than she ever imagined.

Writers: Amanda Brown, Karen McCullah, Kirsten Smith | Director: Robert Luketic | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair, Matthew Davis

Votes: 115,870

7. Sleepers (1996)

R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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49 Metascore

After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized; over 10 years later, they get their chance for revenge.

Writers: Lorenzo Carcaterra, Barry Levinson | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt, Jason Patric

Votes: 144,501

8. American Wedding (2003)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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43 Metascore

It's the wedding of Jim and Michelle and the gathering of their families and friends, including Jim's old friends from high school and Michelle's little sister.

Writer: Adam Herz | Director: Jesse Dylan | Stars: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott, Eugene Levy

Votes: 149,753

9. 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: 56,847

10. Rounders (1998)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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54 Metascore

A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.

Writers: David Levien, Brian Koppelman | Director: John Dahl | Stars: Matt Damon, Edward Norton, Gretchen Mol, John Malkovich

Votes: 113,755

11. Conviction (II) (2010)

R | 107 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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61 Metascore

A working mother puts herself through law school in an effort to represent her brother, who has been wrongfully convicted of murder and has exhausted his chances to appeal his conviction through public defenders.

Writer: Pamela Gray | Director: Tony Goldwyn | Stars: Hilary Swank, Sam Rockwell, Melissa Leo, Thomas D. Mahard

Votes: 32,303

12. Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy

4.6
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47 Metascore

Elle Woods heads to Washington D.C. to join the staff of a congresswoman in order to pass a bill to ban animal testing.

Writers: Amanda Brown, Eve Ahlert, Dennis Drake, Kate Kondell | Director: Charles Herman-Wurmfeld | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Sally Field, Bob Newhart, Regina King

Votes: 41,422

13. The Pelican Brief (1993)

PG-13 | 141 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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50 Metascore

A law student uncovers a conspiracy, putting herself and others in danger.

Writers: John Grisham, Alan J. Pakula | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard, John Heard

Votes: 54,744

14. Hellcats (2010– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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The wild world of competitive college cheerleading.

Creator: Kevin Murphy | Stars: Aly Michalka, Ashley Tisdale, Robbie Jones, Heather Hemmens

Votes: 8,529

15. 200 Cigarettes (1999)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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33 Metascore

A collection of twentysomethings try to cope with relationships, loneliness, desire and their individual neuroses.

Writer: Shana Larsen | Director: Risa Bramon Garcia | Stars: Ben Affleck, Casey Affleck, Dave Chappelle, Guillermo Díaz

Votes: 12,556

16. With Honors (1994)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Convinced his thesis will have him graduate with honors from Harvard University, a stuffy student finds himself at the mercy of a homeless man's demands when he holds the papers hostage.

Writer: William Mastrosimone | Director: Alek Keshishian | Stars: Joe Pesci, Brendan Fraser, Moira Kelly, Patrick Dempsey

Votes: 10,496

17. Shattered Glass (2003)

PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, History

7.2
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73 Metascore

The true story of a young journalist who fell from grace when it was found he had fabricated over half of his articles.

Writers: Buzz Bissinger, Billy Ray | Director: Billy Ray | Stars: Hayden Christensen, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Zahn, Peter Sarsgaard

Votes: 27,919

18. The Paper Chase (1973)

PG | 113 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A first-year law student at Harvard Law School struggles with balancing his coursework and his relationship with the daughter of his sternest professor.

Writers: James Bridges, John Jay Osborn Jr. | Director: James Bridges | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Lindsay Wagner, John Houseman, Graham Beckel

Votes: 5,261

19. The Great Buck Howard (2008)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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63 Metascore

A young man, much to the chagrin of his father, becomes the new assistant to an illusionist in decline.

Writer: Sean McGinly | Director: Sean McGinly | Stars: Colin Hanks, John Malkovich, Tom Hanks, Emily Blunt

Votes: 11,196

20. Tape (2001)

R | 86 min | Drama

7.3
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71 Metascore

Three old high school friends pass the time in a Michigan motel room dissecting the painful memories of their high school years.

Writer: Stephen Belber | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Leonard, Uma Thurman

Votes: 14,801

21. Soul Man (1986)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

5.1
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To achieve his dream of attending Harvard, a pampered teen poses as a young black man to receive a full scholarship.

Writer: Carol Black | Director: Steve Miner | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Rae Dawn Chong, Arye Gross, James Earl Jones

Votes: 5,736

22. Storytelling (2001)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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50 Metascore

College and high school serve as the backdrop for two stories about dysfunction and personal turmoil.

Writer: Todd Solondz | Director: Todd Solondz | Stars: Selma Blair, Leo Fitzpatrick, Robert Wisdom, Maria Thayer

Votes: 14,738

23. Reversal of Fortune (1990)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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93 Metascore

Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.

Writers: Alan M. Dershowitz, Nicholas Kazan | Director: Barbet Schroeder | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Glenn Close, Ron Silver, Annabella Sciorra

Votes: 10,549

24. Listen to Me (1989)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Romance

5.2
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A group of college debaters learn about the world, friendships, love, dreams and family in this warm, endearing drama.

Writer: Douglas Day Stewart | Director: Douglas Day Stewart | Stars: Kirk Cameron, Jami Gertz, Roy Scheider, Amanda Peterson

Votes: 799

25. Waking the Dead (2000)

R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.7
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59 Metascore

A congressional candidate questions his sanity after seeing the love of his life, presumed dead, suddenly emerge.

Writers: Scott Spencer, Robert Dillon | Director: Keith Gordon | Stars: Billy Crudup, Bill Haugland, Nelson Landrieu, Ivonne Coll

Votes: 5,755

26. The Paper Chase (1978–1986)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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A TV Series about a bunch of Law students, their everyday lives and their effort to make it through Law School. Hart, Ford, Bell and the rest of them have to face Kingsfield, the most ... See full summary »

Creator: James Bridges | Stars: John Houseman, James Stephens, Tom Fitzsimmons, James Keane

Votes: 518

27. True Colors (1991)

R | 111 min | Drama

6.3
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Best friends from law school to election night, their friendship is sorely tested when one learns of another's betrayal.

Writer: Kevin Wade | Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: John Cusack, James Spader, Imogen Stubbs, Mandy Patinkin

Votes: 3,706

28. In the Time of the Butterflies (2001 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 95 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.8
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In the Time of the Butterflies is inspired by the true story of the three Mirabal sisters who, in 1960, were murdered for their part in an underground plot to overthrow the government.

Writers: Julia Álvarez, Judy Klass, David Klass | Director: Mariano Barroso | Stars: Salma Hayek, Lumi Cavazos, Edward James Olmos, Mía Maestro

Votes: 1,642

29. Compulsion (1959)

Approved | 103 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Two wealthy law-school students go on trial for murder in this version of the Leopold-Loeb case.

Writers: Richard Murphy, Meyer Levin | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Orson Welles, Dean Stockwell, Diane Varsi, Bradford Dillman

Votes: 3,472

30. Cosi (1996)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.8
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Lewis is a young Sydney amateur theater director at his first experience: he is offered a job with a Governmental program for the rehabilitation of mentally ill patients in a Sydney ... See full summary »

Writer: Louis Nowra | Director: Mark Joffe | Stars: Ben Mendelsohn, Barry Otto, Toni Collette, Rachel Griffiths

Votes: 1,509

31. Dream for an Insomniac (1996)

R | 90 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Girl leads a lonely life until she meets the boy of her dreams. The boy, however, has a live-in girlfriend.

Writer: Tiffanie DeBartolo | Director: Tiffanie DeBartolo | Stars: Ione Skye, Jennifer Aniston, Mackenzie Astin, Michael Landes

Votes: 2,301

32. Character (1997)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Jacob Katadreuffe lives mute with his mother, has no contact with his father who only works against him and wants to become a lawyer, at all costs.

Writers: Ferdinand Bordewijk, Mike van Diem, Laurens Geels, Ruud van Megen | Director: Mike van Diem | Stars: Pavlik Jansen op de Haar, Jan Decleir, Fedja van Huêt, Betty Schuurman

Votes: 8,881

33. Class (2010 TV Movie)

Drama, Romance

6.7
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Preppy and wealthy Whitt Sheffield is in his last semester of law school when a professor assigns him to act as an advocate for a young, single mother who needs help finding - and keeping -... See full summary »

Writer: Pamela Wallace | Director: David S. Cass Sr. | Stars: Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Justin Bruening, Constance Marie, Eric Roberts

Votes: 238

34. Porn 'n Chicken (2002 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy

4.8
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Add a Plot

Writers: Lawrence Trilling, A.D. Miles | Director: Lawrence Trilling | Stars: Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Angela Goethals, Alex Burns, Geoffrey Arend

Votes: 648

35. Personal Velocity: Three Portraits (2002)

R | 86 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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70 Metascore

Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.

Writer: Rebecca Miller | Director: Rebecca Miller | Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, Parker Posey, Fairuza Balk, John Ventimiglia

Votes: 3,119

36. The New Centurions (1972)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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An idealistic rookie cop joins the LAPD to make ends meet while finishing law school, and is indoctrinated by a seasoned veteran. As time goes on, he loses his ambitions and family as police work becomes his entire life.

Writers: Stirling Silliphant, Joseph Wambaugh | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: George C. Scott, Stacy Keach, Jane Alexander, Scott Wilson

Votes: 1,187

37. Bridge and Tunnel (2014)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A group of twenty-somethings struggle to cope with break ups, student debt, and the transition to adulthood while living with their parents in the suburbs of New York City.

Writer: Jason Michael Brescia | Director: Jason Michael Brescia | Stars: Ryan Metcalf, Arjun Gupta, Mary Kate Wiles, Annet Mahendru

Votes: 43

38. Les Cousins (1959)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama

7.4
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Charles is a young provincial coming up to Paris to study law. He shares his cousin Paul's flat. Paul is a kind of decadent boy, a disillusioned pleasure-seeker, always dragging along with ... See full summary »

Writers: Claude Chabrol, Paul Gégauff | Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Gérard Blain, Jean-Claude Brialy, Juliette Mayniel, Guy Decomble

Votes: 1,437

39. My Favorite Season (1993)

127 min | Drama

7.3
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Old woman Berthe leaves her house to live in her daugter Emilie's one. Emilie and her brother Antoine have fallen out three years ago and have not seen each other since, but Emilie invites ... See full summary »

Writers: Pascal Bonitzer, André Téchiné | Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Daniel Auteuil, Marthe Villalonga, Jean-Pierre Bouvier

Votes: 1,473

40. Guinevere (1999)

R | 104 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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68 Metascore

A young girl from an affluent family rebels and becomes involved with a much older photographer.

Writer: Audrey Wells | Director: Audrey Wells | Stars: Sarah Polley, Stephen Rea, Jean Smart, Gina Gershon

Votes: 2,146

41. Bordertown (1935)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Johnny Ramirez rises from bouncer to partner in Charlie Roark's border town casino. Charlie's wife Marie loves Johnny, but Johnny loves society woman Dale. Marie kills her husband, making ... See full summary »

Writers: Laird Doyle, Wallace Smith, Robert Lord, Carroll Graham | Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Paul Muni, Bette Davis, Margaret Lindsay, Eugene Pallette

Votes: 966

42. Murder101 (2014)

PG-13 | 90 min | Thriller

4.8
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A female law student learns there is more to a Criminology class that is provided in the syllabus.

Writer: Sheldon Robins | Directors: Michael Phillip Edwards, Sheldon Robins | Stars: Tom Sizemore, Dante Basco, Sheldon Robins, Paige La Pierre

Votes: 29

43. Trial (1955)

105 min | Drama

6.9
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The story of a murder trial where a Mexican boy is accused of the death of a Caucasian girl. The two-faced attorney (Arthur Kennedy) who takes the boy's case is only interested in defending... See full summary »

Writer: Don Mankiewicz | Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Glenn Ford, Dorothy McGuire, Arthur Kennedy, John Hodiak

Votes: 582

44. El diputado (1979)

Unrated | 110 min | Drama

6.8
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Sex and politics collide in this tale of forbidden love, blackmail and murder. Set up by the secret police to compromise a prominent politician, a teenage hustler discovers himself ... See full summary »

Writers: Eloy de la Iglesia, Gonzalo Goicoechea | Director: Eloy de la Iglesia | Stars: José Sacristán, María Luisa San José, José Luis Alonso, Enrique Vivó

Votes: 381

45. A Small Act (2010)

88 min | Documentary

7.4
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A young Kenyan's life changes drastically when his education is sponsored by a Swedish stranger. Years later, he founds his own scholarship program to replicate the kindness he once received.

Writer: Jennifer Arnold | Director: Jennifer Arnold

Votes: 274

46. Laws of Deception (1997)

98 min | Drama

4.8
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A law student is seduced by a beautiful woman he doesn't know, and after a one night stand with her, his roommate warns him to be careful because he suspects she may have other motives. ... See full summary »

Writer: Rollin Jarrett | Director: Joey Travolta | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Amber Smith, Brian Austin Green, James Russo

Votes: 168

47. The Accompanist (1992)

PG | 102 min | Drama, Music, War

6.7
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In Nazi-occupied Paris, a young accompanist named Sophie Vasseur gets a job with famed singer Irene Brice. As Irene's husband Charles, a businessman collaborating with the Nazis, wrestles ... See full summary »

Writers: Claude Miller, Luc Béraud, Nina Berberova | Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Richard Bohringer, Elena Safonova, Romane Bohringer, Samuel Labarthe

Votes: 548

48. Spin the Bottle (2000)

83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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When five childhood friends reunite for a weekend in the country, old jealousies resurface, sexual debauchery ensues, and it quickly becomes clear that time may not heal all wounds...

Writers: Amy Sohn, Jamie Yerkes | Director: Jamie Yerkes | Stars: Heather Goldenhersh, Michael Conn, Jessica Faller, Allison Gervais

Votes: 297

49. Il cielo cade (2000)

102 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.6
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1943, an estate north of Firenze. The weight of the world is on the shoulders of Penny, who's about 10. An orphan, she must watch over her little sister when they go to live with her aunt ... See full summary »

Writers: Lorenza Mazzetti, Suso Cecchi D'Amico | Directors: Andrea Frazzi, Antonio Frazzi | Stars: Isabella Rossellini, Jeroen Krabbé, Barbara Enrichi, Gianna Giachetti

Votes: 368

50. Slip & Fall (2011)

Comedy

5.9
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What happens when a law student breaks the law to pay for law school?

Writer: Jason W. Loomis | Director: Marc Colucci | Stars: William Forsythe, Andrew Divoff, Zofia Gozynska, William DeCoff

Votes: 41