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1. 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: 162,591 | Gross: $19.02M

2. Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)

PG-13 | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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86 Metascore

Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love.

Director: Benh Zeitlin | Stars: Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry, Levy Easterly, Lowell Landes

Votes: 74,325 | Gross: $12.80M

3. The Burning Plain (2008)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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45 Metascore

A drama with a two-tiered storyline concerning a mother and daughter who try to form a bond after the young woman's difficult childhood.

Director: Guillermo Arriaga | Stars: Charlize Theron, John Corbett, José María Yazpik, Robin Tunney

Votes: 16,518 | Gross: $0.20M

4. The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)

PG | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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13-year-old Rynn Jacobs lives alone in a high-class Quebec small town, but unknown to the neighbors, she is leading a secret and dangerous life.

Director: Nicolas Gessner | Stars: Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen, Alexis Smith, Mort Shuman

Votes: 10,489

5. Aquaman (2006 TV Short)

42 min | Short, Action, Adventure

7.3
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A young twenty-something diver living in the Florida Keys discovers he has the power to breathe underwater.

Director: Greg Beeman | Stars: Justin Hartley, Lou Diamond Phillips, Denise Quiñones, Rick Peters

Votes: 1,668

6. James White (2015)

R | 85 min | Drama

7.1
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83 Metascore

James, a twenty-something New Yorker, struggles to take control of his self-destructive behavior in the face of momentous family challenges.

Director: Josh Mond | Stars: Christopher Abbott, Cynthia Nixon, Scott Mescudi, Ron Livingston

Votes: 4,125 | Gross: $0.09M

7. Fai bei sogni (2016)

131 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Massimo's idyllic childhood is shattered by the death of his mother. Years later, he is forced to relive his traumatic past and compassionate doctor Elisa could help him open up and confront his childhood wounds.

Director: Marco Bellocchio | Stars: Bérénice Bejo, Valerio Mastandrea, Fabrizio Gifuni, Guido Caprino

Votes: 923

8. Mountains May Depart (2015)

Not Rated | 131 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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79 Metascore

The life of Tao, and those close to her, is explored in three different time periods: 1999, 2014, and 2025.

Director: Zhangke Jia | Stars: Tao Zhao, Yi Zhang, Jing Dong Liang, Zijian Dong

Votes: 3,568 | Gross: $0.08M

9. The Unwanted (2014)

95 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

4.0
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In this Southern Gothic retelling of Sheridan Le Fanu's vampire story 'Carmilla,' a young drifter (Christen Orr) arrives in a rural town seeking the whereabouts of the mother she never knew... See full summary »

Director: Bret Wood | Stars: Hannah Fierman, Christen Orr, William Katt, Lynn Talley

Votes: 414

10. Christmas Crash (2009 Video)

Drama

4.9
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An unhappily married couple reconnect after surviving a plane crash.

Director: Terry Ingram | Stars: Michael Madsen, Alexandra Paul, Elyse Levesque, Melanie Papalia

Votes: 149

11. The Maid (2014)

99 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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An American teenager, who while visiting his estranged dad in England, gets into an emotional relationship with the older foreign maid working there.

Director: Paul Emmanuel | Stars: Claire Kahane, Ryan Cerenko, Keith Hill, Olivia Jewson

Votes: 1,692

12. Arcadia (2012)

91 min | Drama

6.2
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Greta's dad Tom is moving the family cross-country in a dented station wagon, promising a California paradise to his kids. All that's missing is Mom.

Director: Olivia Silver | Stars: Ryan Simpkins, Ty Simpkins, Kendall Toole, Kim Reid

Votes: 489

13. Misty (1976)

100 min | Drama

6.4
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Misty arrives in a small town to look for her mother who abandoned her 22 years ago. She stays with a bisexual artist and her friends and models for her. Meanwhile, a Christian woman with a secret tries to save her perverted niece.

Director: Joseph W. Sarno | Stars: Mary Mendum, Jennifer Jordan, Jamie Gillis, Jennifer Welles

Votes: 40

14. Why Would I Lie? (1980)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Cletus is a compulsive liar. He prefers the term 'fabrication' to lie though. When Cletus becomes a social worker he's assigned the case of a boy called Jorge (with a 'J') who was taken ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Peerce | Stars: Treat Williams, Lisa Eichhorn, Gabriel Macht, Susan Heldfond

Votes: 193 | Gross: $1.18M

15. The Hanging Garden (1997)

R | 91 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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William, a once obese and depressed adolescent, is able to move past his teenage years when he moves to the city and comes out as being gay. When he returns home though, he can't cope with his memories.

Director: Thom Fitzgerald | Stars: Chris Leavins, Kerry Fox, Ian Parsons, Peter MacNeill

Votes: 2,645 | Gross: $0.93M

16. Arangsaddojeon (2012– )

Action, Comedy, Fantasy

7.7
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Lee Eun Oh, a noble's son, arrives at a small village in search of his missing mother. There, Arang, the ghost of a young woman that lost her memories of her past life, asks him to help her to figure out her identity and how she died.

Stars: Min-a Shin, Joon-Gi Lee, Woo-jin Yeon, Jeong-su Han

Votes: 421

17. Chiquititas (2013–2015)

Drama, Family, Musical

5.8
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The lives of a group of orphans who live in a manor known as Raio De Luz are touched and changed by a sweet-hearted, dedicated young woman.

Stars: Mauricio Machado, João Gabriel Vasconcellos, Silmara Volpi, Bruna Thedy

Votes: 45

18. Les anges gardiens (1995)

G | 110 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.8
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Gerard Depardieu plays a sleazy Paris nightclub owner and ex-detective who flies to Hong Kong to rescue the young son of a friend murdered by the Chinese mob. He leaves the boy in the hands... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Marie Poiré | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Christian Clavier, Eva Grimaldi, Yves Rénier

Votes: 2,534

19. Les géants (2011)

84 min | Adventure, Drama

6.7
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Brothers Seth and Zak, fifteen and thirteen & 3/4 years old, are spending the summer in their deceased grandfather's house, waiting in vain for their mother, who is otherwise busy, and ... See full summary »

Director: Bouli Lanners | Stars: Zacharie Chasseriaud, Martin Nissen, Paul Bartel, Karim Leklou

Votes: 1,574

20. Was bleibt (I) (2012)

85 min | Drama

6.5
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Marko is in his mid-thirties, has just published his first book, and has been living in Berlin since his university days - far enough away from his parents Gitte and Günter whose bourgeois ... See full summary »

Director: Hans-Christian Schmid | Stars: Lars Eidinger, Egon Merten, Eva Meckbach, Sebastian Zimmler

Votes: 821

21. Daddy's Girl (2002 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, Mystery

6.6
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Ten years after her mother's disappearance, a 17-year old girl starts to have disturbing thoughts about the event.

Director: Bill Eagles | Stars: Martin Kemp, Stephanie Leonidas, William Ash, Mickey Hughes

Votes: 85

22. 11-11 En mi cuadra nada cuadra (2013– )

Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

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Stars: Patricio Gallardo, Alberich, Thali García, Kevin Aponte

Votes: 25

23. Oseam (2003)

75 min | Animation, Family

7.1
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Two orphans, Gamie, a young blind girl and her little brother Gil-sun, are taken in by a Buddhist monk. While the shy little girl finds her at ease at the temple, the enthusiastic and ... See full summary »

Director: Baek-yeob Seong

Votes: 587

24. Chiquititas Brasil (1997–2000)

Comedy, Drama, Family

7.2
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The lives of a group of orphans, residents of the manor known as Raio De Luz, are touched and changed by a sweet-hearted, dedicated young woman.

Stars: Flávia Monteiro, Gésio Amadeu, Débora Olivieri, Chico Abreu

Votes: 74

25. Come Home Raquel (2011)

97 min | Drama

8.5
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Raquel, a 13 year old living in Queens, NY, struggles to make sense of her life after the deportation of her parents. Things quickly change upon the arrival of a new teacher and the return ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Sairitupac | Stars: Jamila Velazquez, Naomi McDougall Jones, Arturo Castro, Juan Villarreal

Votes: 36

26. Un étrange voyage (1981)

95 min | Drama

7.3
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A man walks a length of railroad track, looking for his elderly mother whom he believes fell from the train at some point. He brings his daughter along.

Director: Alain Cavalier | Stars: Jean Rochefort, Camille de Casabianca, Arlette Bonnard, Dominique Besnehard

Votes: 73

27. Le petit roi (1933)

Comedy, Drama

6.3
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In an imaginary country ,Michel VIII is still a child but he is to reign when his time comes.Revolution threatens and the young monarch's entourage lies to him and even tries to get rid of him.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Robert Lynen, Arlette Marchal, Béatrice Bretty, Jean Toulout

Votes: 35

28. Nie zi (1986)

102 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Ah-Ching, a young student gets cast off by his parents because he is gay. In a public park in Taipei he finds a group of other young gays and joins them to live in the house of a ... See full summary »

Director: Kan Ping Yu | Stars: Yueh Sun, Ming-Ming Su, Hsin Shao, Wei-Hsin Chen

Votes: 55

29. Stickin' Together (1978 TV Movie)

73 min | Adventure, Drama

7.1
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Cuda Weber is a Hawaii beach bum who finds himself the surrogate uncle to five orphaned children and tries to keep them together as a group.

Director: Jerry Thorpe | Stars: Clu Gulager, Sean Roche, Lory Walsh, Sean Marshall

Votes: 17

30. Chispita (1982– )

22 min | Drama, Family

8.0
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The story of an orphaned girl and her new life after she is adopted by a widower and joins his family.

Stars: Enrique Lizalde, Angélica Aragón, Leticia Calderón, Roxana Chávez

Votes: 24

31. Cho Supercar Gattiger (1977–1978)

22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.2
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Five race car drivers must use their special vehicles that can be joined to create the Gattiger, a 300 mph unstoppable solar-powered vehicle, to stop the Demon Empire, a crime syndicate that wants the Gattiger.

Stars: Mizuka Arima, Jun Hasumi, Saburô Kamei, Akira Kamiya

Votes: 11

32. G.O.D: Mezameyo to yobu koe ga kikoe (1996 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

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Director: Yuki Denda

33. Ilaw ng kahapon (2014 TV Movie)

Drama

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Director: Jun Lana | Stars: Julia Clarete, Gladys Reyes, Allan K., Dennis Trillo

34. Ozhidaya (2008)

8 min | Animation, Short

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A young elephant is waiting for his mother coming back home every day. And years after his mother is waiting for him to visit her.

Director: Vera Myakisheva

35. Supernatural (2005– )
Episode: Angel Heart (2015)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.6
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Castiel tries to reconnect Claire with her mother who went missing, and calls Sam and Dean for help with the case.

Director: Steve Boyum | Stars: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins, Kathryn Newton

Votes: 1,694

36. The Incredible Hulk (1978–1982)
Episode: Brain Child (1979)

TV-PG | 48 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.7
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David 'Barnes' meets Joleen, a 16 year old genius who has escaped from an institute where she was being tested to find her mother.

Director: Reza Badiyi | Stars: Bill Bixby, Jack Colvin, Lou Ferrigno, Lynn Carlin

Votes: 56

37. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode #1.298 (1987)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Director: Julia Smith | Stars: Anita Dobson, Leslie Grantham, Letitia Dean, David Gillespie

38. Unsolved Mysteries (1987–2010)
Episode: Episode #1.6 (1988)

TV-PG | Documentary, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Reports of an 1986 prison escapee still at large; The murder of a 4 year old Philadelphia child; A Nebraska mother who disappeared around Christmas 1987; A businesswoman vanishes with investor's money.

Stars: Robert Stack, Terry Ahrens, Claude Berreckman, Steve Cox

Votes: 7

39. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 12 July 2010 (2010)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Director: Clive Arnold | Stars: Don Gilet, Tiana Benjamin, Belinda Owusu, Rudolph Walker

40. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 9 July 2010 (2010)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Director: Clive Arnold | Stars: Linda Henry, Steve McFadden, Charlie Jones, Don Gilet

41. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Interface (1993)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

6.3
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Geordi is distracted by the news of the possible loss of his mother while he uses a new remote probe technology to search for a downed spacecraft.

Director: Robert Wiemer | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,057

42. Crime Stories (1998– )
Episode: The Butcher of St. Eustache (2006)

46 min | Documentary

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Near Montreal, a husband comes home from work and finds his wife bound, gagged and shot in the head. There is no evidence of sexual assault or theft and police are left without a lead to go... See full summary »

Director: Steve Allen | Star: Bill Courage

43. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: The Fight Before Christmas (2010)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

6.8
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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Springfield, but while Marge gets in the holiday spirit, it's bah humbug for the rest of the family. Disappointed that she is alone spreading ... See full summary »

Directors: Bob Anderson, Matthew Schofield, Mike B. Anderson | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 674

44. Crime Stories (1998– )
Episode: The Missing Mom (2009)

Documentary

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Stephen Grant reported his wife, Tara Lynn Grant, missing five days after he said she left their house in an unidentified black car. Macomb County Sheriff in Michigan focused on the mystery... See full summary »

Director: Steve Allen | Stars: Bill Courage, Jameson Cook, Stephen Grant, Mark Hackel

45. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Molly Kincaid Story (1963)

75 min | Western

8.5
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Having just left St. Joseph Hale tells everyone there are no Indians when in fact two escaped Comanche captives steal two horses and show up at the wagon trains first stop. The female wants to kill a man there - her cowardly husband.

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: John McIntire, Robert Fuller, Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson

Votes: 41