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1. Supernatural (2005– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.6
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Two brothers follow their father's footsteps as "hunters" fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds including monsters, demons, and gods that roam the earth.

Stars: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beaver, Misha Collins

Votes: 306,552

2. Wanted (2008)

R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

6.7
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64 Metascore

A frustrated office worker learns that he is the son of a professional assassin, and that he shares his father's superhuman killing abilities.

Director: Timur Bekmambetov | Stars: Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Terence Stamp

Votes: 312,656 | Gross: $134.57M

3. The Impossible (2012)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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73 Metascore

The story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

Director: J.A. Bayona | Stars: Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland, Oaklee Pendergast

Votes: 156,302 | Gross: $19.00M

4. Mommy (I) (2014)

R | 139 min | Drama

8.1
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74 Metascore

A widowed single mother, raising her violent son alone, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor inserts herself into their household.

Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Anne Dorval, Antoine-Olivier Pilon, Suzanne Clément, Patrick Huard

Votes: 33,612 | Gross: $3.49M

5. Liar Liar (1997)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.8
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70 Metascore

A fast-track lawyer can't lie for 24 hours due to his son's birthday wish after he turns his son down for the last time.

Director: Tom Shadyac | Stars: Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Justin Cooper, Cary Elwes

Votes: 232,872 | Gross: $181.40M

6. August: Osage County (2013)

R | 121 min | Drama

7.2
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58 Metascore

A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.

Director: John Wells | Stars: Meryl Streep, Dermot Mulroney, Julia Roberts, Juliette Lewis

Votes: 72,052 | Gross: $37.74M

7. Silent Hill: Revelation (2012)

R | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

5.0
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16 Metascore

When her adoptive father disappears, Sharon Da Silva is drawn into a strange and terrifying alternate reality that holds answers to the horrific nightmares that have plagued her since childhood.

Director: Michael J. Bassett | Stars: Adelaide Clemens, Kit Harington, Sean Bean, Carrie-Anne Moss

Votes: 52,130 | Gross: $17.53M

8. A Little Princess (1995)

G | 97 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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83 Metascore

A young girl is relegated to servitude at a boarding school when her father goes missing and is presumed dead.

Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Liesel Matthews, Eleanor Bron, Liam Cunningham, Rusty Schwimmer

Votes: 26,466 | Gross: $10.02M

9. A Perfect World (1993)

PG-13 | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Kevin Costner, Clint Eastwood, Laura Dern, T.J. Lowther

Votes: 60,475 | Gross: $31.16M

10. The Hunter (IV) (2011)

R | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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63 Metascore

Martin, a mercenary, is sent from Europe by a mysterious biotech company to the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for the last Tasmanian tiger.

Director: Daniel Nettheim | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill, Morgana Davies, Jacek Koman

Votes: 32,034 | Gross: $0.18M

11. Ookami kodomo no Ame to Yuki (2012)

PG | 117 min | Animation, Drama, Family

8.2
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71 Metascore

College student Hana falls in love with another student who turns out to be a werewolf, who dies in an accident after their second child. Hana moves to the rural countryside where her husband grew up to raise her two werewolf children.

Director: Mamoru Hosoda | Stars: Aoi Miyazaki, Takao Ohsawa, Haru Kuroki, Yukito Nishii

Votes: 22,664

12. The Mirror (1975)

107 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovskiy, Ignat Daniltsev, Oleg Yankovskiy

Votes: 24,246

13. Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li (2009)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

3.7
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17 Metascore

When a teenager, Chun-Li witnesses the kidnapping of her father by wealthy crime lord M. Bison. When she grows up, she goes into a quest for vengeance and becomes the famous crime-fighter of the Street Fighter universe.

Director: Andrzej Bartkowiak | Stars: Kristin Kreuk, Neal McDonough, Michael Clarke Duncan, Chris Klein

Votes: 20,384 | Gross: $8.74M

14. The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)

G | 100 min | Family, Adventure, Fantasy

5.9
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After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso, and monkey, Mr. Nilsson, and takes up residence in the old ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Tami Erin, David Seaman, Cory Crow, Eileen Brennan

Votes: 3,392 | Gross: $3.57M

15. Kaboom (2010)

Unrated | 86 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

5.7
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64 Metascore

A sci-fi story centered on the sexual awakening of a group of college students.

Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: Thomas Dekker, Haley Bennett, Chris Zylka, Roxane Mesquida

Votes: 10,958 | Gross: $0.12M

16. Lost & Found (III) (2016)

90 min | Adventure, Family, Mystery

5.3
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Sent to spend the summer on a remote and mysterious island, brothers embark on a thrilling treasure hunt to restore their family's lost fortune.

Director: Joseph Itaya | Stars: Justin Kelly, Benjamin Stockham, Celeste Desjardins, Jason Patric

Votes: 432

17. My Life as a Dog (1985)

Unrated | 101 min | Drama, Comedy

7.7
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A boy and his brother don't get along well. In order to let their ill mother rest, they're separated and sent each one with their relatives.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Anton Glanzelius, Tomas von Brömssen, Anki Lidén, Melinda Kinnaman

Votes: 15,378 | Gross: $8.35M

18. I'll Follow You Down (2013)

93 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.1
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After the disappearance of a young scientist on a business trip, his son and wife struggle to cope, only to make a bizarre discovery years later - one that may bring him home.

Director: Richie Mehta | Stars: John Paul Ruttan, Rufus Sewell, Gillian Anderson, Kiara Glasco

Votes: 5,265

19. From Time to Time (2009)

PG | 92 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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A haunting ghost story spanning two worlds, two centuries apart. When 13 year old Tolly finds he can mysteriously travel between the two, he begins an adventure that unlocks family secrets laid buried for generations.

Director: Julian Fellowes | Stars: Alex Etel, Timothy Spall, Maggie Smith, Christopher Villiers

Votes: 3,617

20. Frozen River (2008)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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82 Metascore

Takes place in the days before Christmas near a little-known border crossing on the Mohawk reservation between New York State and Quebec. Here, the lure of fast money from smuggling ... See full summary »

Director: Courtney Hunt | Stars: Melissa Leo, Misty Upham, Charlie McDermott, Michael O'Keefe

Votes: 22,355 | Gross: $2.51M

21. Sakasama no Patema (2013)

98 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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66 Metascore

A young girl, from a civilization that resides in deep underground tunnels, finds herself trapped in an inverted world and teams up with a resident to escape and return home.

Director: Yasuhiro Yoshiura | Stars: Yukiyo Fujii, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Shintarô Oohata, Shinya Fukumatsu

Votes: 4,279

22. The Kid with a Bike (2011)

PG-13 | 84 min | Drama

7.4
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87 Metascore

Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in a state-run youth farm. In a random act of kindness, the town hair-dresser agrees to foster him on week-ends.

Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne | Stars: Thomas Doret, Cécile De France, Jérémie Renier, Fabrizio Rongione

Votes: 22,373 | Gross: $1.38M

23. The Railway Children (1970)

G | 109 min | Family, Drama

7.4
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After the enforced absence of their father, three children move with their mother to Yorkshire, where during their adventures they attempt to discover the reason for his disappearance.

Director: Lionel Jeffries | Stars: Dinah Sheridan, Bernard Cribbins, William Mervyn, Iain Cuthbertson

Votes: 3,082

24. Central Station (1998)

R | 113 min | Drama

8.0
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80 Metascore

An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Fernanda Montenegro, Vinícius de Oliveira, Marília Pêra, Soia Lira

Votes: 30,046 | Gross: $5.60M

25. Ghost Shark (2013 TV Movie)

87 min | Fantasy, Horror

3.3
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When rednecks on a fishing trip kill a great white shark, its spirit comes back for revenge, and soon turns its sights on the town of Smallport.

Director: Griff Furst | Stars: Robert Aberdeen, Jayme Bohn, Eliot Brasseaux, Amy Brassette

Votes: 2,121

26. Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2010– )

TV-MA | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.3
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A stoner metalhead named Todd Smith, his crushee Jenny, his best friend Curtis, and the geeky Hannah, search their high school for a mayhem-causing Satanic spell book, while being opposed by Atticus, the evil guidance councillor.

Stars: Alex House, Maggie Castle, Bill Turnbull, Melanie Leishman

Votes: 2,905

27. High Road to China (1983)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.0
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During WW1, an alcoholic American biplane pilot is hired by the spoiled daughter of an industrialist to find her father who disappeared in Asia.

Director: Brian G. Hutton | Stars: Tom Selleck, Bess Armstrong, Jack Weston, Wilford Brimley

Votes: 4,092 | Gross: $28.40M

28. Cidade dos Homens (2007)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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63 Metascore

Best buddies Acerola and Laranjinha, about to turn 18, discover things about their missing fathers' pasts which will shatter their solid friendship, in the middle of a war between rival drug gangs from Rio's favelas.

Director: Paulo Morelli | Stars: Douglas Silva, Darlan Cunha, Jonathan Haagensen, Rodrigo dos Santos

Votes: 13,682 | Gross: $0.31M

29. Una noche (2012)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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68 Metascore

In Havana, Raul dreams of escaping to Miami. Accused of assault, he appeals to Elio to help him reach the forbidden world 90 miles across the ocean. One night, full of hope, they face the biggest challenge of their lives.

Director: Lucy Mulloy | Stars: Dariel Arrechaga, Anailín de la Rúa de la Torre, Javier Núñez Florián, María Adelaida Méndez Bonet

Votes: 1,570 | Gross: $0.07M

30. I'll Be Seeing You (2004 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.4
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A young woman must identify the body of her exact double and ends up discovering the details of her father's death.

Director: Will Dixon | Stars: Alison Eastwood, Iris Quinn, Bo Svenson, Derwin Jordan

Votes: 192

31. Messiah of Evil (1973)

R | 90 min | Horror

6.6
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A young woman goes searching for her missing artist father. Her journey takes her to a strange Californian seaside town governed by a mysterious undead cult.

Directors: Willard Huyck, Gloria Katz | Stars: Michael Greer, Marianna Hill, Joy Bang, Anitra Ford

Votes: 2,009

32. In Search of the Castaways (1962)

Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.7
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In 19th century England, young Mary Grant and her brother, Robert, embark on a dangerous quest to find their missing father, a sea captain who vanished somewhere along the Chilean coast.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Hayley Mills, Maurice Chevalier, George Sanders, Wilfrid Hyde-White

Votes: 2,153

33. The Lost World (1925)

Unrated | 106 min | Adventure, Fantasy

7.1
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The first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam.

Director: Harry O. Hoyt | Stars: Wallace Beery, Bessie Love, Lloyd Hughes, Lewis Stone

Votes: 3,573

34. Surfacing (1981)

R | 89 min | Adventure, Drama

4.7
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A young girl and her friends set off on an expedition into the wilderness in order to find her missing father.

Director: Claude Jutra | Stars: Joseph Bottoms, Kathleen Beller, R.H. Thomson, Margaret Dragu

Votes: 90

35. Blinky Bill the Movie (2015)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

5.2
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An adventurous young koala embarks on a journey across the wild and dangerous Australian outback in the hope of finding his missing father, but he soon discovers that there is more to being a hero than meets the eye.

Directors: Deane Taylor, Noel Cleary, Alexs Stadermann, Alex Weight | Stars: Billy Birmingham, Toni Collette, Charlotte Rose Hamlyn, Barry Humphries

Votes: 433

36. Topio stin omichli (1988)

127 min | Drama

8.0
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Road movie about two children (Voula and Alexandre) searching for their father who is supposed to live in Germany. Their obsession for this father figure will take them to the boundaries ... See full summary »

Director: Theodoros Angelopoulos | Stars: Michalis Zeke, Tania Palaiologou, Stratos Tzortzoglou, Eva Kotamanidou

Votes: 4,602

37. Buddy (2003)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Kristoffer is a billboard hanger, 24 years old and carefree. When his girlfriend Elisabeth dumps him for the boss of her trend bureau, his life falls into pieces. He feels like a loser. By ... See full summary »

Director: Morten Tyldum | Stars: Nicolai Cleve Broch, Aksel Hennie, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Pia Tjelta

Votes: 3,940

38. That Girl in Yellow Boots (2010)

103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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A British woman faces challenges while attempting to locate her father in India.

Director: Anurag Kashyap | Stars: Kalki Koechlin, Prashant Prakash, Naseeruddin Shah, Gulshan Devaiah

Votes: 2,635

39. The Exterminators of the Year 3000 (1983)

R | 103 min | Action, Sci-Fi

5.2
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In the year 3000, the Earth has turned into a desert after nuclear war. A group of survivors runs out of water, so they need to search for the valuable water, but it will not be easy because other group also wants to get it at any cost.

Director: Giuliano Carnimeo | Stars: Robert Iannucci, Alicia Moro, Luciano Pigozzi, Eduardo Fajardo

Votes: 629

40. Chiquititas (1995–2001)

60 min | Musical, Family, Comedy

6.2
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The lives of a group of orphans that live at the manor known as Rincón De Luz are touched and changed by a sweet-hearted, dedicated young woman.

Stars: Luis Mottola, Alberto Fernández de Rosa, Guido Kaczka, Romina Yan

Votes: 324

41. Tout ce qui brille (2010)

100 min | Comedy

6.1
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Who has never been ashamed of Mom's new hairdo, Dad's bad jokes, that velvet couch in the living room, a childhood friend who obviously doesn't get it? Lila and Ely live just the other side... See full summary »

Directors: Hervé Mimran, Géraldine Nakache | Stars: Leïla Bekhti, Géraldine Nakache, Virginie Ledoyen, Linh Dan Pham

Votes: 1,576

42. O Ano em Que Meus Pais Saíram de Férias (2006)

PG | 110 min | Drama

7.4
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67 Metascore

A boy is left alone in a Jewish neighborhood in the year of 1970, where both world cup and dictatorship happen in Brazil.

Director: Cao Hamburger | Stars: Michel Joelsas, Germano Haiut, Daniela Piepszyk, Paulo Autran

Votes: 5,125

43. Xenia (2014)

Unrated | 134 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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62 Metascore

Strangers in their own birthplace, 16-year-old Danny and 18-year-old Odysseus cross the entire country in search of their Greek father, after their Albanian mother passes away.

Director: Panos H. Koutras | Stars: Kostas Nikouli, Nikos Gelia, Yannis Stankoglou, Marisha Triantafyllidou

Votes: 2,560 | Gross: $0.00M

44. Love Like Poison (2010)

92 min | Drama

6.5
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Anna a young teenager comes home from her Catholic boarding school for the holidays and discovers her father has left. Her mother is devastated and confined in the company of the local ... See full summary »

Director: Katell Quillévéré | Stars: Clara Augarde, Lio, Michel Galabru, Stefano Cassetti

Votes: 624

45. Suddenly It's Magic (2012)

Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Joey Hermosa (Erich Gonzales) and Marcus Hanson (Mario Maurer) only have two things in common. One: they live to make fairy-tale romances happen - Joey through her exquisite wedding cakes; ... See full summary »

Director: Rory B. Quintos | Stars: Mario Maurer, Erich Gonzales, Joross Gamboa, Apasiri Chantrasmi

Votes: 208

46. La terre outragée (2011)

108 min | Drama

6.5
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Chernobyl, 1986, a few hours before the disaster. Piotr and Anya's wedding is interrupted by a fire at the power station.

Director: Michale Boganim | Stars: Olga Kurylenko, Andrzej Chyra, Ilya Iosifov, Sergey Strelnikov

Votes: 548

47. Dog Tags (2008)

Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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Abandoned by his father and raised by a single mother, Nate Merritt joins the Marines to support his soon-to-be fiancée. While on leave in Palm Springs, Nate meets a seemingly free spirited... See full summary »

Director: Damion Dietz | Stars: Paul Preiss, Amy Lindsay, Candy Clark, Hoyt Richards

Votes: 1,433

48. Giochi d'estate (2011)

141 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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The story of an adult and a teenage couple during a brief summer holiday by the sea. While Nic's parents remain trapped in a precarious mutual dependency despite repeated attempts at ... See full summary »

Director: Rolando Colla | Stars: Fiorella Campanella, Armando Condolucci, Alessia Barela, Antonio Merone

Votes: 330

49. Crime Traveller (1997– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Detective Jeff Slade teams up with scientist Holly Turner, whose late father has created a time machine that can travel back several hours. Together they solve mysteries using the device.

Stars: Michael French, Chloë Annett, Sue Johnston, Paul Trussell

Votes: 296

50. Bal (2010)

103 min | Drama

7.2
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70 Metascore

The quiet life of a boy and his family is endangered when his father does not return home from his work collecting honey in the forest.

Director: Semih Kaplanoglu | Stars: Bora Altas, Erdal Besikçioglu, Tülin Özen, Ayse Altay

Votes: 5,532