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1. American Gothic (2016– )

40 min | Drama, Mystery

6.8
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The members of a prominent Boston family suspect that one of their own is working with an infamous serial killer.

Stars: Juliet Rylance, Antony Starr, Justin Chatwin, Megan Ketch

Votes: 2,499

2. Animal Kingdom (2016– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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The series centers on 17-year-old Joshua "J" Cody, who moves in with his freewheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother dies of a heroin overdose. Headed by... See full summary »

Stars: Molly Gordon, Daniella Alonso, Ellen Barkin, Scott Speedman

Votes: 4,857

3. Roseanne (1988–1997)

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

7.0
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The story of a working class family struggling with life's essential problems: Marriage, Children, Money and Parents in Law.

Stars: Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Michael Fishman

Votes: 28,106

4. The Durrells (2016– )

60 min | Biography, Drama

7.8
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Set in 1935 when the Englishwoman Louisa Durrell, whose life had fallen apart, decided to move from Bournemouth to the Greek island of Corfu. Her husband had died some years earlier and she... See full summary »

Stars: Keeley Hawes, Josh O'Connor, Milo Parker, Daisy Waterstone

Votes: 1,131

5. Mrs. Brown's Boys (2011– )

25 min | Comedy

7.5
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A comedy centered on a loud-mouthed Irish matriarch whose favorite pastime is meddling in the lives of her six children.

Stars: Brendan O'Carroll, Jennifer Gibney, Dermot O'Neill, Paddy Houlihan

Votes: 5,689

6. Animal Kingdom (2010)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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83 Metascore

A seventeen year-old navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family and the detective who thinks he can save him.

Director: David Michôd | Stars: James Frecheville, Guy Pearce, Joel Edgerton, Bryce Lindemann

Votes: 46,038 | Gross: $1.04M

7. Life (2009 TV Mini-Series)

TV-G | 473 min | Documentary

9.2
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David Attenborough's legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in 10 episodes. The first is an overview the challenges facing life, the others are dedicated to ... See full summary »

Stars: David Attenborough, Oprah Winfrey, Doug Allen, Michael Pitts

Votes: 24,246

8. Black Death (2010)

R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.4
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71 Metascore

Set during the time of the first outbreak of bubonic plague in England, a young monk is given the task of learning the truth about reports of people being brought back to life in a small village.

Director: Christopher Smith | Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Sean Bean, Carice van Houten, Kimberley Nixon

Votes: 36,110 | Gross: $0.02M

9. Two Moon Junction (1988)

R | 104 min | Drama, Romance

4.9
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A young Southern débutante temporarily abandons her posh lifestyle and upcoming, semi-arranged marriage to have a lustful and erotic fling with a rugged drifter who works at a local carnival.

Director: Zalman King | Stars: Sherilyn Fenn, Richard Tyson, Louise Fletcher, Burl Ives

Votes: 4,028 | Gross: $1.55M

10. Madea's Family Reunion (2006)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.0
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45 Metascore

While planning her family reunion, a pistol-packing grandma must contend with the other dramas on her plate, including the runaway who has been placed under her care, and her love-troubled nieces.

Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Tyler Perry, Blair Underwood, Lynn Whitfield, Boris Kodjoe

Votes: 9,008 | Gross: $63.23M

11. Cookie's Fortune (1999)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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70 Metascore

Conflict arises in the small town of Holly Springs when an old woman's death causes a variety of reactions among family and friends.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Glenn Close, Julianne Moore, Liv Tyler, Chris O'Donnell

Votes: 11,262 | Gross: $10.92M

12. The Family That Preys (2008)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama

5.3
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49 Metascore

Two families from different walks of life learn to work together.

Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Kathy Bates, Alfre Woodard, Sanaa Lathan, Rockmond Dunbar

Votes: 5,859 | Gross: $37.02M

13. The Krays (1990)

R | 115 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.7
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This fact-based movie follows the life of the twin crime-lords in London's '60s underworld.

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Gary Kemp, Martin Kemp, Billie Whitelaw, Tom Bell

Votes: 6,032 | Gross: $2.06M

14. Dinotopia (II) (2002 TV Mini-Series)

250 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.6
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Carl and David, two boys flying a small aircraft over the ocean with their father, crash land near an uncharted island. The boys swim safely to shore, but their father unfortunately drowns ... See full summary »

Stars: Tyron Leitso, Wentworth Miller, Colin Salmon, Hannah Yelland

Votes: 4,434

15. Summer Wars (2009)

PG | 114 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.6
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63 Metascore

A student tries to fix a problem he accidentally caused in OZ, a digital world, while pretending to be the fiancé of his friend at her grandmother's 90th birthday.

Director: Mamoru Hosoda | Stars: Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Nanami Sakuraba, Mitsuki Tanimura, Takahiro Yokokawa

Votes: 17,026 | Gross: $0.08M

16. The Conqueror (1956)

Approved | 111 min | Adventure, Biography, History

3.4
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Mongol chief Temujin battles against Tartar armies and for the love of the Tartar princess Bortai. Temujin becomes the emperor Genghis Khan.

Director: Dick Powell | Stars: John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Pedro Armendáriz, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 2,494 | Gross: $4.50M

17. Rocco and His Brothers (1960)

Approved | 180 min | Crime, Drama, Sport

8.3
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84 Metascore

Having recently been uprooted to Milan, Rocco and his four brothers each look for a new way in life when a prostitute comes between Rocco and his brother Simone.

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Alain Delon, Renato Salvatori, Annie Girardot, Claudia Cardinale

Votes: 11,411

18. Cold Comfort Farm (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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82 Metascore

In England in the early 1930's, 20 year old Flora Poste, recently orphaned and left with only 100 pounds a year, goes to stay with distant relatives on Cold Comfort Farm. Everyone on the ... See full summary »

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Eileen Atkins, Kate Beckinsale, Sheila Burrell, Stephen Fry

Votes: 5,669 | Gross: $5.60M

19. The Little Foxes (1941)

Passed | 116 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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The ruthless, moneyed Hubbard clan lives in, and poisons, their part of the deep South at the turn of the 20th century.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Teresa Wright, Richard Carlson

Votes: 7,584

20. A Woman of Substance (1984 TV Mini-Series)

300 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A Woman of Substance charts the life of Emma Harte, from kitchen maid at the beginning of the 20th Century, to respected business woman and Grandmother in the 1980's. From humble beginnings... See full summary »

Stars: Jenny Seagrove, Barry Bostwick, Deborah Kerr, Diane Baker

Votes: 663

21. The Grand (1997–1998)

60 min | Drama

7.6
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At the end of World War I, the Bannerman family re-opens the Grand Hotel after a lengthy closure and a costly re-furbishing. The hotel has been in the family for a long time and John ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Warriner, Rebecca Callard, Susan Hampshire, Tim Healy

Votes: 447

22. Potiche (2010)

R | 103 min | Comedy

6.4
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68 Metascore

When her husband is taken hostage by his striking employees, a trophy wife (Deneuve) takes the reins of the family business and proves to be a remarkably effective leader. Business and ... See full summary »

Director: François Ozon | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu, Fabrice Luchini, Karin Viard

Votes: 8,408 | Gross: $1.62M

23. Rovers (2016– )

Comedy, Sport

5.9
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Established in 1884, Redbridge Rovers F.C. are one of the oldest club's in England - and one of the worst. A new sitcom introducing us to the characters who gather within the social club of a non-league football club.

Stars: Lolly Adefope, Judith Barker, Seb Cardinal, Craig Cash

Votes: 303

24. Wild River (1960)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.7
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A TVA bureaucrat comes to the river to do what none of his predecessors have been able to do - evict a stubborn octogenarian from her island before the rising waters engulf her.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Montgomery Clift, Lee Remick, Jo Van Fleet, Albert Salmi

Votes: 3,389

25. A Family Thing (1996)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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71 Metascore

Earl Pilcher Jr., runs an equipment rental outfit in Arkansas, lives with his wife and kids and parents, and rarely takes off his gimme cap. His mother dies, leaving a letter explaining ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Pearce | Stars: Robert Duvall, James Earl Jones, Michael Beach, Irma P. Hall

Votes: 2,700 | Gross: $10.12M

26. The Eye of the Storm (2011)

Not Rated | 114 min | Drama

6.3
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55 Metascore

Elizabeth Hunter controls all in her life - society, her staff, her children; but the once great beauty will now determine her most defiant act as she chooses her time to die.

Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Maria Theodorakis, Geoffrey Rush, Jamie Timony

Votes: 1,280 | Gross: $0.08M

27. My Life So Far (1999)

PG-13 | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Memoir of the lives of a family growing up on a post World War I British estate headed up by a strong disciplinarian, her daughter, her inventor husband, their ten year old son, and his ... See full summary »

Director: Hugh Hudson | Stars: Colin Firth, Rosemary Harris, Irène Jacob, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Votes: 2,474 | Gross: $0.62M

28. Sordid Lives (2000)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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47 Metascore

As three generations of a family in a small Texas town gather for a funeral, we learn the hilarious, sad, trashy truth of the "Sordid Lives."

Director: Del Shores | Stars: Delta Burke, Bonnie Bedelia, Olivia Newton-John, Kirk Geiger

Votes: 2,375 | Gross: $1.08M

29. Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (1993 TV Mini-Series)

Unrated | 360 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.8
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The stories of several colorful characters living in San Francisco. Based on the book by Armistead Maupin (A Man I Dreamt Up).

Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Donald Moffat, Chloe Webb, Laura Linney

Votes: 1,903

30. La Ciénaga (2001)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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75 Metascore

The life of two women and their families in a small provincial town of Salta, Argentina.

Director: Lucrecia Martel | Stars: Mercedes Morán, Graciela Borges, Martín Adjemián, Leonora Balcarce

Votes: 3,393 | Gross: $0.10M

31. Beyond Rangoon (1995)

R | 100 min | Action, Drama

6.6
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Laura is trying to pick up the pieces of her life after the murder of her husband and son, and goes on vacation with her sister to Burma. After losing her passport at a political rally, she... See full summary »

Director: John Boorman | Stars: Patricia Arquette, U Aung Ko, Frances McDormand, Spalding Gray

Votes: 4,160 | Gross: $5.75M

32. The King and Four Queens (1956)

86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Mystery

6.1
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Opportunistic con man Dan Kehoe ingratiates himself with the cantankerous mother of four outlaws and their beautiful widows in order to find their hidden gold.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Clark Gable, Eleanor Parker, Jean Willes, Barbara Nichols

Votes: 940

33. Used People (1992)

PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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At her husband's funeral, Pearl (Shirley MacLaine), Jewish mother of two divorced and antagonistic daughters, meets an old Italian friend (Marcello Mastroianni) of her husband, whose advice... See full summary »

Director: Beeban Kidron | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Marcello Mastroianni

Votes: 1,156 | Gross: $17.96M

34. May Fools (1990)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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Like Vanya, in Malle's last film, Milou never left the family estate. His mother dies during the May 1968 student uprising in Paris. The brother who is the London correspondent for Le Monde... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Miou-Miou, Michel Piccoli, Michel Duchaussoy, Bruno Carette

Votes: 1,954 | Gross: $1.58M

35. Hold the Dream (1986 TV Movie)

195 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Two-part, four-hour followup to "A Woman of Substance" with Deborah Kerr, now playing Emma Harte at age 80 in the last winter of her life and dealing with her granddaughter Paula, as well ... See full summary »

Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Jenny Seagrove, Stephen Collins, Deborah Kerr, James Brolin

Votes: 242

36. Biwi Ho To Aisi (1988)

149 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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With a bull-whip and the lash of her tongue, Mrs Bhandari rules her household through intimidation and fear. She treats her husband and eldest son, Suraj, as imbeciles and her adopted ... See full summary »

Director: J.K. Bihari | Stars: Rekha, Farooq Shaikh, Bindu, Asrani

Votes: 516

37. The Matriarch (2007)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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The heart of the film is the Koppelo family. Worn out after a number of travels, but united and strong... See full synopsis »

Director: Markku Pölönen | Stars: Peter Franzén, Sanna-Kaisa Palo, Samuel Vauramo, Jenni Banerjee

Votes: 592

38. Cover Up (1974)

R | 88 min | Horror

6.3
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Edmund and Dorothy Yates are freed after fifteen years in an asylum. Edmund covers up for his wife who is a murderer and a cannibal and Dorothy's daughter Debbie and stepdaughter Jackie, ... See full summary »

Director: Pete Walker | Stars: Rupert Davies, Sheila Keith, Deborah Fairfax, Paul Greenwood

Votes: 1,435

39. The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter (1984)

98 min | Action, Drama

7.6
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The Yang family was the loyal strong-arm of the Imperial army. But a jealous General betrays the Eilte Spearman and their father to the opposing Mongol army. After an ambush of a battle, ... See full summary »

Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Chia-Hui Liu, Sheng Fu, Lily Li, Kara Hui

Votes: 1,839

40. Mama Flora's Family (1998 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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Mama Flora reflects on her life while trying to help her grand-daughter get her life right and be a better mother for her son. All while bringing the family she has left back together. Movies takes place from the 1910s to the 1970s.

Stars: Cicely Tyson, Erika Alexander, Blair Underwood, Queen Latifah

Votes: 420

41. Further Tales of the City (2001 TV Mini-Series)

180 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.9
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This third installment to "Tales of the City" finds Mary Ann Singleton struggling to advance in her new career as a TV personality, while Michael Tolliver is playing the field after his ... See full summary »

Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Paul Hopkins, Laura Linney, Barbara Garrick

Votes: 718

42. Killer Bees (1974 TV Movie)

Unrated | 74 min | Horror

4.6
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A strong-willed woman not only dominates her family of California winegrowers, but also has a strange hold on a colony of bees in her vineyard.

Director: Curtis Harrington | Stars: Edward Albert, Kate Jackson, Roger Davis, Don McGovern

Votes: 301

43. Monstrosity (1963)

Unrated | 64 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

2.6
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A rich but unscrupulous old woman plots with a scientist to have her brain implanted in the skull of a sexy young woman.

Directors: Joseph V. Mascelli, Jack Pollexfen | Stars: Marjorie Eaton, Frank Gerstle, Frank Fowler, Erika Peters

Votes: 1,947

44. Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City (1998 TV Mini-Series)

330 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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In this sequel to the controversial PBS mini-series, Mona Ramsey is on a cross-country trip that takes her to a brothel which may hold a secret about her past. Michael "Mouse" Tolliver and ... See full summary »

Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Laura Linney, Colin Ferguson, Barbara Garrick

Votes: 865

45. Service (2008)

R | 87 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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76 Metascore

A drama that follows the travails of the Pineda family in the Filipino city of Angeles. Bigamy, unwanted pregnancy, possible incest and bothersome skin irritations are all part of their ... See full summary »

Director: Brillante Mendoza | Stars: Gina Pareño, Jaclyn Jose, Julio Diaz, Coco Martin

Votes: 1,121 | Gross: $0.06M

46. Filipinas (2003)

100 min | Drama

6.8
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Director: Joel Lamangan | Stars: Armida Siguion-Reyna, Maricel Soriano, Richard Gomez, Aiko Melendez

Votes: 35

47. XXL (1997)

95 min | Comedy, Romance

4.0
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Director: Ariel Zeitoun | Stars: Michel Boujenah, Gérard Depardieu, Elsa Zylberstein, Catherine Jacob

Votes: 259

48. Harriet Craig (1950)

94 min | Drama

7.0
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Domineering Harriet Craig holds more regard for her home and its possessions than she does for any person in her life. Among those she treats like household objects are her kind husband ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Joan Crawford, Wendell Corey, Lucile Watson, Allyn Joslyn

Votes: 988

49. Johnny Frenchman (1945)

Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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The fisherman from a Cornish village have a friendly rivalry with the fishermen (and one formidable woman) from a French port. Then war comes and they must all rethink their petty differences.

Director: Charles Frend | Stars: Françoise Rosay, Tom Walls, Patricia Roc, Ralph Michael

Votes: 65

50. The Anniversary (1968)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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Three sons who work in the family construction business help their overbearing mother celebrate her anniversary to her late husband.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Bette Davis, Sheila Hancock, Jack Hedley, James Cossins

Votes: 1,606