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1. Stranger Things (2016– )

TV-14 | 55 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.9
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When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief, and his friends must confront terrifying forces in order to get him back.

Stars: Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Winona Ryder, David Harbour

Votes: 330,463

2. Insecure (2016– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Follows the awkward experiences and racy tribulations of a modern-day African-American woman.

Stars: Issa Rae, Yvonne Orji, Amanda Seales, Natasha Rothwell

Votes: 4,532

3. 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.

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

Votes: 401,805 | Gross: $84.24M

4. Family Matters (1989–1998)

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

6.6
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Long-running Perfect Strangers (1986) spin-off series centering on the Winslow family and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel.

Stars: Reginald VelJohnson, Jaleel White, Kellie Shanygne Williams, Darius McCrary

Votes: 19,839

5. Fresh Off the Boat (2015– )

22 min | Comedy

8.0
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A Taiwanese family makes their way in America during the 1990s.

Stars: Randall Park, Constance Wu, Hudson Yang, Forrest Wheeler

Votes: 14,737

6. Girl Meets World (2014–2017)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.2
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More than a decade after "Boy Meets World (1993)", Cory and Topanga Matthews are married and have two children. Their daughter, Riley, faces life lessons through her family, friends, and school--where her father is her history teacher--as her parents did when they were younger.

Stars: Rowan Blanchard, Sabrina Carpenter, Ben Savage, Danielle Fishel

Votes: 10,584

7. 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 of elementary and transitions to middle school, 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: 34,927 | Gross: $64.00M

8. Boyhood (I) (2014)

R | 165 min | Drama

7.9
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100 Metascore

The life of Mason, from early childhood to his arrival at college.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Elijah Smith

Votes: 290,897 | Gross: $25.36M

9. Let Me In (I) (2010)

R | 116 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

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: 98,493 | Gross: $12.13M

10. Role Models (2008)

R | 99 min | Comedy

6.9
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61 Metascore

Wild behavior forces a pair of energy drink reps to enroll in a Big Brother program.

Director: David Wain | Stars: Paul Rudd, Seann William Scott, Elizabeth Banks, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Votes: 201,383 | Gross: $67.27M

11. Jessica Darling's It List (2016)

79 min | Family

5.8
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Jessica Darling's older sister gives her the "IT List," a checklist on how to navigate the middle school popularity hierarchy. The instructions appear simple enough to follow, but like life, nothing is as easy as it seems.

Director: Ali Scher | Stars: Chloe East, Emma Rayne Lyle, Ashley Liao, Eva Bella

Votes: 180

12. Casper (1995)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.0
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A paranormal expert and his daughter bunk in an abandoned house populated by three mischievous ghosts and one friendly one.

Director: Brad Silberling | Stars: Bill Pullman, Christina Ricci, Cathy Moriarty, Eric Idle

Votes: 93,602 | Gross: $100.33M

13. Super 8 (2011)

PG-13 | 112 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.0
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72 Metascore

During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent unexplained events in their small town.

Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Elle Fanning, AJ Michalka, Kyle Chandler, Joel Courtney

Votes: 301,919 | Gross: $126.98M

14. The Amazing World of Gumball (2011– )

TV-Y7 | 11 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.1
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The life of a 12-year-old boy who happens to be a blue cat as he lives with his family and other strange creatures.

Stars: Jacob Hopkins, Terrell Ransom Jr., Dan Russell, Teresa Gallagher

Votes: 11,168

15. Aquamarine (2006)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.3
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51 Metascore

Two teenage girls discover a mermaid in their beach club's swimming pool.

Director: Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum | Stars: Emma Roberts, Joanna 'JoJo' Levesque, Sara Paxton, Jake McDorman

Votes: 32,756 | Gross: $18.60M

16. 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: 66,653 | Gross: $1.75M

17. Bride Wars (2009)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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24 Metascore

Two best friends become rivals when they schedule their respective weddings on the same day.

Director: Gary Winick | Stars: Kate Hudson, Anne Hathaway, Candice Bergen, Bryan Greenberg

Votes: 85,431 | Gross: $58.72M

18. Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (2016)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.1
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51 Metascore

After his principal (Andy Daly) destroys his sketchbook, Rafe (Griffin Gluck) and his best friend Leo (Thomas Barbusca) decide to "destroy his book" and break every rule in the school's Code of Conduct.

Director: Steve Carr | Stars: Griffin Gluck, Lauren Graham, Alexa Nisenson, Andrew Daly

Votes: 4,311 | Gross: $19.99M

19. Lizzie McGuire (2001–2004)

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

6.6
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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: 14,524

20. 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: 13,353 | Gross: $8.07M

21. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family

6.4
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54 Metascore

School's out. Summer vacation is on. However, Greg may not have the best summer vacation ever. What could go wrong?

Director: David Bowers | Stars: Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Devon Bostick, Steve Zahn

Votes: 17,368 | Gross: $49.00M

22. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Family

6.6
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51 Metascore

Back in middle school after summer vacation, Greg Heffley and his older brother Rodrick must deal with their parents' misguided attempts to have them bond.

Director: David Bowers | Stars: Zachary Gordon, Devon Bostick, Robert Capron, Rachael Harris

Votes: 20,677 | Gross: $52.69M

24. Even Stevens (2000–2003)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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The misadventures of the Stevens family, a family of five from Sacramento, California.

Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Christy Carlson Romano, A.J. Trauth, Nick Spano

Votes: 11,775

25. Phil of the Future (2004–2006)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.2
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A family from 2121 is stuck in 2004, trying desperately to fit in.

Stars: Raviv Ullman, Amy Bruckner, Craig Anton, Lise Simms

Votes: 5,614

26. Valentine (2001)

R | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.7
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18 Metascore

Five women are stalked by an unknown assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day.

Director: Jamie Blanks | Stars: Denise Richards, David Boreanaz, Marley Shelton, Jessica Capshaw

Votes: 21,362 | Gross: $20.38M

27. Unfabulous (2004–2007)

24 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.2
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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: 2,736

28. Sex Ed (2014)

92 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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34 Metascore

Eddie lands his first teaching gig at an inner city middle school and finds his highly pubescent pupils are receiving no form of sexual education. Eddie isn't really equipped to teach them...he's not exactly experienced romantically.

Director: Isaac Feder | Stars: Haley Joel Osment, Lorenza Izzo, Kevin Balmore, Retta

Votes: 4,382

29. 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: 16,153 | Gross: $18.81M

30. Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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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: 27,896 | Gross: $4.77M

31. I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)

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

6.0
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A mother falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.

Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Paul Rudd, Saoirse Ronan, Tracey Ullman

Votes: 15,065

32. Little Men (2016)

PG | 85 min | Drama, Family

6.8
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86 Metascore

A new pair of best friends have their bond tested by their parents' battle over a dress shop lease.

Director: Ira Sachs | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Ehle, Paulina García, Theo Taplitz

Votes: 4,610 | Gross: $0.70M

33. Bad Teacher (2014)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

5.3
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Centers on a sexy, foul-mouthed divorcée who becomes a teacher to find her next husband.

Stars: Ari Graynor, Sara Gilbert, Ryan Hansen, Sara Rodier

Votes: 2,387

34. Max Keeble's Big Move (2001)

PG | 86 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

5.4
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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: 6,140 | Gross: $17.29M

35. The Clique (2008 Video)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.4
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A young girl tries to fit in with a clique of popular middle school girls after moving into the guest house of one of their homes.

Director: Michael Lembeck | Stars: Elizabeth McLaughlin, Ellen Marlow, Sophie Anna Everhard, Samantha Boscarino

Votes: 4,938

36. 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: 11,050 | Gross: $16.81M

37. Dear Dumb Diary (2013 TV Movie)

PG | 84 min | Family

5.7
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Based on the best selling series "Dear Dumb Diary" by Jim Benton. Follow Jamie Kelly, as she navigates Mackeral Middle School with the help of her best friend Isabella, her nemesis Angeline and the boy of her dreams, Hudson.

Director: Kristin Hanggi | Stars: Emily Alyn Lind, Mary-Charles Jones, David Mazouz, Sterling Griffith

Votes: 509

38. The Class (2008)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama

7.5
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92 Metascore

Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood.

Director: Laurent Cantet | Stars: François Bégaudeau, Agame Malembo-Emene, Angélica Sancio, Arthur Fogel

Votes: 30,591 | Gross: $3.77M

39. Braceface (2001–2006)

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

6.6
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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: 2,115

40. Joe Somebody (2001)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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42 Metascore

When Joe is beat up by a co-worker in front of his daughter on "Bring Your Child To Work Day", he decides to fight back.

Director: John Pasquin | Stars: Tim Allen, Julie Bowen, Kelly Lynch, Greg Germann

Votes: 8,850 | Gross: $22.77M

41. The Longshots (2008)

PG | 94 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

5.2
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52 Metascore

The true story of Jasmine Plummer who, at the age of eleven, became the first female to play in Pop Warner football tournament in its 56-year history.

Director: Fred Durst | Stars: Ice Cube, Keke Palmer, Tasha Smith, Jill Marie Jones

Votes: 3,324 | Gross: $11.51M

42. Mostly Ghostly (2008 Video)

PG | 93 min | Family, Fantasy, Horror

5.1
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Based on the successful book series by R.L. Stine, Max Doyle finds he has a few friends living in his house that only he can see.

Director: Rich Correll | Stars: Madison Pettis, Sterling Beaumon, Luke Benward, Brian Stepanek

Votes: 1,053

43. Jurassic School (2017)

TV-PG | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

2.9
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Nerdy middle schooler Tommy is forced take care of a baby dinosaur after his cloned science fair project hatches early. He quickly begins to think of the creature not only as a pet, but ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Atkins | Stars: Gabriel Bennett, Amber Patino, Ashton Pulis, Jon Briddell

Votes: 143

44. My Gym Partner's a Monkey (2005–2008)

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

6.1
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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 DeLisle, Rick Gomez

Votes: 3,477

45. Genius (1999 TV Movie)

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

6.5
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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: 1,350

46. 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.

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

Votes: 9,264 | Gross: $4.04M

47. El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera (2007–2008)

TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.3
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The daily adventures of a 13 year old Mexican superhero dealing with bizarre enemies, as well as his own superhero father and villain grandfather.

Stars: Alanna Ubach, Grey DeLisle, Eric Bauza, Carlos Alazraqui

Votes: 943

48. Big Bully (1996)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Thriller

4.6
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A writer returns to his hometown where he faces the childhood nemesis whose life he ultimately ruined, only the bully wants to relive their painful past by torturing him once again.

Director: Steve Miner | Stars: Rick Moranis, Tom Arnold, Julianne Phillips, Carol Kane

Votes: 3,898 | Gross: $4.09M

49. Valentine Road (2013)

TV-14 | 89 min | Documentary

7.2
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On February 12, 2008, in Oxnard, California, eighth-grade student Brandon McInerney shot his classmate Larry King twice in the back of the head during first period. When Larry died two days... See full summary »

Director: Marta Cunningham | Stars: James Bing, Jeremy Bing, Rosalie Black, Dawn Boldrin

Votes: 1,077

50. Spy School (2008)

PG | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

4.7
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Doubting Thomas is the story of a twelve year old boy known for telling tall tales who overhears a plot to kidnap the President's daughter. When he goes public with his story, no one believes him, and he is forced to save her on his own.

Director: Mark Blutman | Stars: Forrest Landis, AnnaSophia Robb, Rider Strong, Lea Thompson

Votes: 1,379