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1. Pet Sematary (1989)

R | 103 min | Horror, Thriller

6.6
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38 Metascore

Behind a young family's home in Maine is a terrible secret that holds the power of life after death. When tragedy strikes, the threat of that power soon becomes undeniable.

Director: Mary Lambert | Stars: Dale Midkiff, Denise Crosby, Fred Gwynne, Brad Greenquist

Votes: 69,040 | Gross: $57.47M

2. Playing It Cool (2014)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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29 Metascore

Unrequited love motivates a guy to write about his experiences.

Director: Justin Reardon | Stars: Chris Evans, Michelle Monaghan, Topher Grace, Aubrey Plaza

Votes: 19,042

3. A Princess for Christmas (2011 TV Movie)

TV-G | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.5
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At the invitation of an estranged relative, a young woman travels with her niece and nephew to a castle in Europe for Christmas where she unwittingly falls for a dashing Prince.

Director: Michael Damian | Stars: Katie McGrath, Roger Moore, Sam Heughan, Travis Turner

Votes: 4,520

4. Elizabethtown (2005)

PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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45 Metascore

During a hometown memorial for his Kentucky-born father, a young man begins an unexpected romance with a too-good-to-be-true stewardess.

Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Orlando Bloom, Kirsten Dunst, Susan Sarandon, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 60,849 | Gross: $26.84M

5. You Can Count on Me (2000)

R | 111 min | Drama

7.7
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85 Metascore

A single mother's life is thrown into turmoil after her struggling, rarely seen younger brother returns to town.

Director: Kenneth Lonergan | Stars: Laura Linney, Matthew Broderick, Mark Ruffalo, Rory Culkin

Votes: 24,179 | Gross: $9.18M

6. Sunshine Cleaning (2008)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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61 Metascore

In order to raise the tuition to send her young son to private school, a mom starts an unusual business -- a biohazard removal/crime scene clean-up service -- with her unreliable sister.

Director: Christine Jeffs | Stars: Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Alan Arkin, Jason Spevack

Votes: 63,413 | Gross: $12.06M

7. Things We Lost in the Fire (2007)

R | 118 min | Drama

7.2
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63 Metascore

A recent widow invites her husband's troubled best friend to live with her and her two children. As he gradually turns his life around, he helps the family cope and confront their loss.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Halle Berry, Benicio Del Toro, Alison Lohman, David Duchovny

Votes: 25,242 | Gross: $2.85M

8. Eight Crazy Nights (2002)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical

5.4
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23 Metascore

Davey Stone, an alcoholic with a criminal record, is sentenced to community service under the supervision of an elderly referee. Davey is then faced with trying to reform and abandon his bad habits.

Director: Seth Kearsley | Stars: Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Jackie Sandler, Austin Stout

Votes: 18,932 | Gross: $23.44M

9. Testament (1983)

PG | 90 min | Drama

7.1
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The life of a suburban American family is scarred after a nuclear attack.

Director: Lynne Littman | Stars: Jane Alexander, William Devane, Rossie Harris, Roxana Zal

Votes: 4,793 | Gross: $1.50M

10. Hellsing (2001–2002)

TV-MA | 23 min | Action, Animation, Fantasy

8.0
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A British taskforce, lead by the daughter of the vampire hunter Prof. Van Helsing, battles the supernatural with the aid of two vampires.

Stars: Jôji Nakata, Yoshiko Sakakibara, Fumiko Orikasa, Steven Brand

Votes: 11,214

11. Winchester '73 (1950)

Approved | 92 min | Action, Drama, Western

7.7
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The journey of a prized rifle from one ill-fated owner to another parallels a cowboy's search for a murderous fugitive.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea, Stephen McNally

Votes: 13,518

12. The New Kids (1985)

R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.0
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A brother and sister arrive in a small town to help their relatives run an amusement park, and they find the town is terrorized by a local street gang.

Director: Sean S. Cunningham | Stars: Shannon Presby, Lori Loughlin, James Spader, John Philbin

Votes: 1,753

13. Crown for Christmas (2015 TV Movie)

TV-G | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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After getting fired from her job as a maid at a ritzy New York hotel, Allie reluctantly accepts a temp gig as the governess to a young girl who is part of a powerful family in Europe that lives in an actual castle.

Director: Alex Zamm | Stars: Danica McKellar, Rupert Penry-Jones, Ellie Botterill, Pavel Douglas

Votes: 1,780

14. A Prince for Christmas (2015 TV Movie)

87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Wanting to escape an arranged marriage, a European prince flees to the United States. There, he meets a struggling young waitress who may just be his one true love.

Director: Fred Olen Ray | Stars: Viva Bianca, Kirk Barker, Aaron O'Connell, Brittany Beery

Votes: 656

15. Blackout (IV) (2008)

R | 120 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.1
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Three people from different walks of life find themselves trapped inside a stalled elevator. What at first seems like an inconvenience rapidly escalates into a nightmare.

Director: Rigoberto Castañeda | Stars: Amber Tamblyn, Aidan Gillen, Armie Hammer, Katie Stuart

Votes: 3,251

16. When Time Ran Out... (1980)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.4
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An active volcano threatens a south Pacific island resort and its guests as a power struggle ensues between the property's developer and a drilling foreman.

Director: James Goldstone | Stars: Paul Newman, Jacqueline Bisset, William Holden, Edward Albert

Votes: 2,061 | Gross: $1.70M

17. Grace Is Gone (2007)

PG-13 | 85 min | Drama

6.8
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65 Metascore

Upon hearing his wife was killed in the Iraq war, a father takes his two daughters on a road trip.

Director: Jim Strouse | Stars: John Cusack, Emily Churchill, Rebecca Spence, Jennifer Tyler

Votes: 8,510 | Gross: $0.05M

18. Suburban Girl (2007)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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A Manhattanite book editor finds her take on the game of romance changed after she lures the attention of an influential older man.

Director: Marc Klein | Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alec Baldwin, Maggie Grace, James Naughton

Votes: 6,759

19. Kapgang (2014)

108 min | Drama

6.7
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Martin (14) is forced to deal with confused sexuality and the loss of a mother in a provincial setting in the mid-seventies, where the famed Danish liberation of porn has had its influence on the grownups.

Director: Niels Arden Oplev | Stars: Villads Bøye, Anders W. Berthelsen, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Frederik Winther Rasmussen

Votes: 958

20. Luther the Geek (1990)

80 min | Horror

5.4
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As a young child Luther The Geek or "The Freak" witnesses a band of men goading a geek (a man who bites off chicken's heads and drinks the blood) into performing. In the ensuing hullabaloo,... See full summary »

Director: Carlton J. Albright | Stars: Edward Terry, Joan Roth, Stacy Haiduk, Thomas Mills

Votes: 695

21. Vadelmavenepakolainen (2014)

94 min | Comedy

6.1
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A Finnish man has dreamed of becoming a Swede since childhood.

Director: Leif Lindblom | Stars: Jonas Karlsson, Josephine Bornebusch, Frida Hallgren, Erik Johansson

Votes: 1,067

22. Tummien perhosten koti (2008)

108 min | Drama

6.9
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Juhani, 14 years old and tormented by a childhood trauma, has changed several foster parents from the age of eight. He is taken to an island, where there is a boys' home, run by a strict ... See full summary »

Director: Dome Karukoski | Stars: Niilo Syväoja, Tommi Korpela, Kristiina Halttu, Kati Outinen

Votes: 2,073

23. Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (2008)

Unrated | 99 min | Documentary, Crime

7.3
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78 Metascore

Examines the public scandal and private tragedy which led to legendary filmmaker Roman Polanski's sudden flight from the United States.

Director: Marina Zenovich | Stars: Andrew Braunsberg, Richard Brenneman, Douglas Dalton, Marilyn Beck

Votes: 4,373 | Gross: $0.06M

24. The Dry Land (2010)

R | 92 min | Drama

5.6
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47 Metascore

A U.S. soldier returning home from war struggles to reconcile his experiences abroad with the life and family he left in Texas.

Director: Ryan Piers Williams | Stars: Ryan O'Nan, America Ferrera, Wilmer Valderrama, Jason Ritter

Votes: 450 | Gross: $0.01M

25. Jake's Closet (2007)

93 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.6
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Jake's Closet takes you back through childhood in a suspenseful and deeply moving story that dives deep into the mind of a little boy under the stress of a fractured family.

Director: Shelli Ryan | Stars: Brooke Bloom, Sean Bridgers, Anthony De Marco, Monette Magrath

Votes: 338

26. Scary Story Slumber Party (2017)

76 min | Horror, Thriller

4.9
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3 friends gather together to throw an old fashion Slumber Party like they did in the old days. They begin to tell each other scary stories to liven up the fun. But the fun is leading to something a bit more sinister.

Directors: John Johnson, Jonathan Moody, Myke Wilson, Coven Delacruz | Stars: Faron Brown, Russell A. Bryan, Takiah Coleman, Brittany Colley

Votes: 47

27. Act of Memory: A Christmas Story (2011)

13 min | Short, Drama, Family

8.7
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A special seasonal ornament evokes memories in Maria of Christmases past and the death of her father.

Director: Jack Ryder | Stars: Grace Cooper Milton, Claire Skinner, Owen Teale, Anna Massey

Votes: 9

28. Fratricide (2005)

90 min | Drama

6.7
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68 Metascore

Two young Kurdish refugees, recently arrived in Germany struggle to make their way through the harshness of the occidental city. Their encounter with a gang of Turks will rapidly led them ... See full summary »

Director: Yilmaz Arslan | Stars: Xevat Gectan, Erdal Celik, Bulent Buyukasik, Nurretin Celik

Votes: 262

29. The Runaway (2004)

23 min | Short

7.2
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On a winter day, Walter Dahlman is getting ready for a job interview; he's an unemployed architect in Hamburg. As he leaves his flat with little time to spare, a boy of about eight stops ... See full summary »

Director: Ulrike Grote | Stars: Peter Jordan, Maximilian Werner, Monica Bleibtreu, Albert Niehörster

Votes: 334

30. Blood (IV) (2016)

27 min | Short, Drama, Romance | Completed

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A teenager struggles to cope with the loss of her mother, but it's not until the shock of first love hits her that she finally manages to access her grief.

Director: Ida Thomasdotter | Stars: Henrik Norman, Birgitta Rudklint, Simon Johansson, Engla Olin

31. The Inner Tour (2001)

97 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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Documentarian Ra'anan Alexandrowicz accompanies a Palestinian tour group on a three-day sight-seeing trip to Israel.

Director: Ra'anan Alexandrowicz

Votes: 105

32. Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995–1999)
Episode: Prodigal Sister (1997)

44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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Thirteen years after a raid by a group of renegade Amazons blinded Ruun, killed his parents, and kidnapped his sister, he still wants to rescue her and kill all Amazons -- but she may have become one.

Director: Gary Jones | Stars: Kevin Sorbo, Dean O'Gorman, Katrina Browne, Tina Cleary

Votes: 129