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1. The VVitch: A New-England Folktale (2015)

R | 92 min | Horror, Mystery

6.8
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83 Metascore

A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic and possession.

Director: Robert Eggers | Stars: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Julian Richings

Votes: 96,942 | Gross: $25.14M

2. Midnight Special (2016)

PG-13 | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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76 Metascore

A father and son go on the run, pursued by the government and a cult drawn to the child's special powers.

Director: Jeff Nichols | Stars: Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst, Adam Driver

Votes: 52,213 | Gross: $3.71M

3. Boogie Nights (1997)

R | 155 min | Drama

7.9
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85 Metascore

The story of a young man's adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, Luis Guzmán

Votes: 196,655 | Gross: $26.38M

4. Children of Men (2006)

R | 109 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.9
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84 Metascore

In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.

Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Caine

Votes: 378,829 | Gross: $35.29M

5. Mildred Pierce (1945)

Not Rated | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.0
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A hard-working mother inches towards disaster as she divorces her husband and starts a successful restaurant business to support her spoiled daughter.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Joan Crawford, Jack Carson, Zachary Scott, Eve Arden

Votes: 16,771

6. Changeling (2008)

R | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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63 Metascore

A grief-stricken mother takes on the LAPD to her own detriment when it stubbornly tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child, while also refusing to give up hope that she will find him one day.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Colm Feore, Amy Ryan, Gattlin Griffith

Votes: 205,395 | Gross: $35.71M

7. Prime Suspect (1991– )

207 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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A female police detective investigates a series of serial murders while dealing with sexist hostility from her male comrades.

Stars: Helen Mirren, John Benfield, Tom Bell, Jack Ellis

Votes: 4,533

8. 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: 32,422 | Gross: $3.49M

9. Tallulah (2016)

111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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63 Metascore

Desperate to be rid of her toddler, a dissatisfied Beverly Hills housewife hires a stranger to babysit and ends up getting much more than she bargained for.

Director: Sian Heder | Stars: Ellen Page, Allison Janney, Tammy Blanchard, Evan Jonigkeit

Votes: 9,665

10. Philomena (2013)

PG-13 | 98 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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77 Metascore

A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Mare Winningham

Votes: 79,922 | Gross: $37.71M

11. Womb (2010)

Unrated | 111 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.4
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48 Metascore

A woman's consuming love forces her to bear the clone of her dead beloved. From his infancy to manhood, she faces the unavoidable complexities of her controversial decision.

Director: Benedek Fliegauf | Stars: Eva Green, Matt Smith, Lesley Manville, Peter Wight

Votes: 10,764

12. Choke (2008)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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47 Metascore

A sex-addicted con-man pays for his mother's hospital bills by playing on the sympathies of those who rescue him from choking to death.

Director: Clark Gregg | Stars: Sam Rockwell, Anjelica Huston, Kelly Macdonald, Kathryn Alexander

Votes: 29,055 | Gross: $2.93M

13. Mother (2009)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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79 Metascore

A mother desperately searches for the killer who framed her son for a girl's horrific murder.

Director: Joon-ho Bong | Stars: Hye-ja Kim, Bin Won, Ku Jin, Je-mun Yun

Votes: 29,648 | Gross: $0.55M

14. Jungle Book (1942)

Approved | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.8
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A boy raised by wolves tries to adapt to human village life.

Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: Sabu, Joseph Calleia, John Qualen, Frank Puglia

Votes: 3,046

15. The Deep End (2001)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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78 Metascore

A woman spirals out of control while trying to keep her son from being found culpable in a murder investigation.

Directors: Scott McGehee, David Siegel | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Goran Visnjic, Jonathan Tucker, Peter Donat

Votes: 9,941 | Gross: $8.82M

16. Lilting (2014)

91 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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61 Metascore

A young man of Chinese-Cambodian descent dies, leaving behind his isolated mother and his 4-year male lover, who grieve but don't speak a lick of each other's language.

Director: Hong Khaou | Stars: Pei-Pei Cheng, Ben Whishaw, Andrew Leung, Peter Bowles

Votes: 4,634 | Gross: $0.02M

17. Madly (2016)

106 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A global anthology film featuring innovative love stories from the some of the world's most visionary directors.

Directors: Gael García Bernal, Anurag Kashyap, Natasha Khan, Sebastián Silva, Sion Sono, Mia Wasikowska | Stars: Radhika Apte, Kathryn Beck, Justina Bustos, Zoë Castle

Votes: 49

18. Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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A pianist about to flee from a duel receives a letter from a woman he cannot remember, who may hold the key to his downfall.

Director: Max Ophüls | Stars: Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Mady Christians, Marcel Journet

Votes: 8,568

19. The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005)

PG-13 | 99 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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58 Metascore

In order to support her ten children, Evelyn Ryan (Moore) enters a commercial jingle-writing contest. Based on a true story.

Director: Jane Anderson | Stars: Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson, Laura Dern, Trevor Morgan

Votes: 5,568 | Gross: $0.63M

20. Turn the River (2007)

R | 92 min | Drama

6.1
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55 Metascore

A pool shark takes the ultimate gamble when she kidnaps her own son and flees her ex-husband.

Director: Chris Eigeman | Stars: Famke Janssen, Jaymie Dornan, Rip Torn, Matt Ross

Votes: 1,505

21. Diary of a Hitman (1991)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama

5.4
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Hitman Dekker is on his last job, out to kill the wife (Jain) of his client, but he starts to waver. The longer he takes to do the job, the more difficult it becomes.

Director: Roy London | Stars: Sherilyn Fenn, Sharon Stone, Forest Whitaker, Peter White

Votes: 1,327

22. Intruders (1992– )

163 min | Biography, Horror, Mystery

6.5
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All over the world, people report they've been visited by aliens, taken aboard spaceships and medically examined. The authorities appear to know all about these visits but won't acknowledge... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Crenna, Mare Winningham, Susan Blakely, Daphne Ashbrook

Votes: 1,007

23. Cavalcade (1933)

Passed | 112 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.0
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A cavalcade of English life from New Year's Eve 1899 until 1933 seen through the eyes of well-to-do Londoners Jane and Robert Marryot. Amongst events touching their family are the Boer War,... See full summary »

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Diana Wynyard, Clive Brook, Una O'Connor, Herbert Mundin

Votes: 3,275

24. Yes Boss (1997)

163 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.9
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Rahul Joshi wants to be a successful businessman so he works hard for his boss Siddharth. One day Rahul meets Seema, an up and coming model, and he feels like he's finally met his match. Will Seema fall for Rahul?

Director: Aziz Mirza | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Aditya Pancholi, Juhi Chawla, Kashmira Shah

Votes: 10,175

25. Mother India (1957)

172 min | Drama, Musical, Family

8.1
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53 Metascore

In this melodrama, a poverty-stricken woman raises her sons through many trials and tribulations. But no matter the struggles, always sticks to her own moral code.

Director: Mehboob Khan | Stars: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, Raaj Kumar

Votes: 6,078

26. Pozitia copilului (2013)

112 min | Drama

7.5
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77 Metascore

The news of a fatal car accident involving her son will trigger against all odds, a mother's struggle to set her child free.

Director: Cãlin Peter Netzer | Stars: Luminita Gheorghiu, Bogdan Dumitrache, Natasa Raab, Ilinca Goia

Votes: 6,280 | Gross: $0.09M

27. Aleksandr's Price (2013)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

4.8
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Traumatized by his mother's death and struggling to make ends meet, illegal immigrant Aleksandr Ivanov turns to escorting and soon finds himself sinking into the dark world of New York City's sex trade -- and pushed to the edge of sanity.

Directors: Pau Masó, David Damen | Stars: Pau Masó, Natalie Grigoriadou, Josh Berresford, Samantha Glovin

Votes: 376

28. David (1988 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

7.5
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The true story of David Rothenberg whose disturbed father set him on fire.

Director: John Erman | Stars: Bernadette Peters, John Glover, Dan Lauria, George Grizzard

Votes: 223

29. Blossoms in the Dust (1941)

Approved | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Edna marries Texan Sam Gladney, operator of a wheat mill. Edna discovers by chance how the law treats children who are without parents and decides to do something about it. She opens a home... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Felix Bressart, Marsha Hunt

Votes: 1,262

30. Lola and Billy the Kid (1999)

Unrated | 93 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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17-year old Murat from Turkey, living in Berlin, Germany, slowly discovers his homosexuality. His older brother Osman, head of the family since the father's death, wants him to finally lose... See full summary »

Director: Kutlug Ataman | Stars: Gandi Mukli, Baki Davrak, Erdal Yildiz, Inge Keller

Votes: 1,076

31. Missing Children: A Mother's Story (1982 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama

7.6
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A young mother hands her children into what she thinks is a childcare center while she finds a new home, but returns to find that they have been adopted out without her knowledge.

Director: Dick Lowry | Stars: Mare Winningham, Polly Holliday, John Anderson, Kate Capshaw

Votes: 48

32. Uri hyeong (2004)

112 min | Drama

7.2
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The younger brother, Jong-hyeon (Won Bin) is a good-looking, class-A fighter. The older brother, Seong-hyeon (Shin Ha-gyun) is unbelievably tender and pure, a class-A student. They've been ... See full summary »

Director: Kwon-tae Ahn | Stars: Ha-kyun Shin, Bin Won, Hae-suk Kim, Bo-young Lee

Votes: 472

33. My Mother Frank (2000)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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When a meddlesome mother enrolls in university with her son, old and new worlds collide with awesome consequences.

Director: Mark Lamprell | Stars: Sinéad Cusack, Sam Neill, Matthew Newton, Rose Byrne

Votes: 478

34. So Well Remembered (1947)

Passed | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.0
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On the day that World War II ends in Europe, Mayor George Boswell recalls events of the previous 25 years in his home town of Browdley. As councilman and newspaper editor George has fought ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: John Mills, Martha Scott, Patricia Roc, Trevor Howard

Votes: 307

35. Shopworn (1932)

TV-G | 72 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Poor woman and a man from upper class family fall in love, but his mother will go to any lengths to stop their marriage.

Director: Nick Grinde | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Regis Toomey, Zasu Pitts, Lucien Littlefield

Votes: 489

36. Madame X (1937)

Passed | 72 min | Drama

7.2
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Thrown out of her home after her husband discovers her infidelity, a woman sinks into degradation. Twenty years later, she is charged with killing a man bent on revealing her degraded ... See full summary »

Directors: Sam Wood, Gustav Machatý | Stars: Gladys George, Warren William, John Beal, Reginald Owen

Votes: 335

37. Amores Possíveis (2001)

98 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

6.9
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Fifteen year ago, Carlos went to the cinema to meet Júlia, his university colleague with whom he was in love. She never showed up. Carlos was left waiting in the lobby alone. While he waits... See full summary »

Director: Sandra Werneck | Stars: Murilo Benício, Carolina Ferraz, Emílio de Mello, Beth Goulart

Votes: 955

38. Only Yesterday (1933)

105 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A one-night fling during World War I results in a young girl getting pregnant. Years later, she meets him again. Now a successful businessman, he doesn't even remember her, but tries to seduce her.

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, John Boles, Edna May Oliver, Billie Burke

Votes: 237

39. Nightmare Street (1998 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 83 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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After saving her daughter from an accident Joanna wakes up in the hospital in an alternate world where nothing is as it should be. Someone else lives in her house, her daughter is gone and ... See full summary »

Director: Colin Bucksey | Stars: Sherilyn Fenn, Rena Sofer, Steve Harris, Matthew Walker

Votes: 316

40. Extravagance (1930)

Passed | 71 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Alice Kendall is the darling of her social set, the sons and daughters of millionaires, although Alice's mother has impoverished herself to provide Alice with the luxuries she expects as ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: June Collyer, Lloyd Hughes, Owen Moore, Dorothy Christy

Votes: 60

41. The Home Song Stories (2007)

103 min | Drama

7.2
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A man remembers his childhood and his mother, a Chinese night club singer who struggled to survive in Australia with her two children.

Director: Tony Ayres | Stars: Joan Chen, Yuwu Qi, Joel Lok, Irene Chen

Votes: 783

42. Mother of Mine (1926)

65 min | Drama

6.9
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A sincere working-class 13-year old in France is adopted by a well-meaning philanthropic millionairess from America -- who promises his doting mother that the boy will have the finest education -- but things are not so simple.

Director: Jacques Feyder | Stars: Jean Forest, Rolla Norman, Françoise Rosay, Cécile Guyon

Votes: 155

43. Catene (1950)

74 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Director: Raffaello Matarazzo | Stars: Amedeo Nazzari, Yvonne Sanson, Aldo Nicodemi, Roberto Murolo

Votes: 203

44. Sudden Danger (1955)

Approved | 65 min | Drama, Crime, Film-Noir

6.5
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A woman who heads a sportswear manufacturing company is found dead. Although it is ruled a suicide, the police detective in charge believes she was murdered, and his subsequent ... See full summary »

Director: Hubert Cornfield | Stars: Bill Elliott, Tom Drake, Beverly Garland, Dayton Lummis

Votes: 60

45. Over the Hill (1931)

89 min | Drama

6.5
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Director: Henry King | Stars: Mae Marsh, James Dunn, Sally Eilers, Edward Crandall

Votes: 48

46. Lilies of the Field (1930)

60 min | Drama

5.8
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Mother-love drama, with songs.

Director: Alexander Korda | Stars: Corinne Griffith, Ralph Forbes, John Loder, Eve Southern

Votes: 9

47. A Feather in Her Hat (1935)

72 min | Drama

6.3
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A loving mother tells her son that he isn't hers so that the boy will be able to climb out of their poor surroundings. He goes on to become a playwright, and his mother sells her store to ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Pauline Lord, Basil Rathbone, Louis Hayward, Billie Burke

Votes: 120

48. Mother Knows Best (1928)

90 min | Drama, Romance

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A stage-actress mother and her daughter in a battle-of-wills in a "don't do this, daughter" and "don't do that, daughter" story of youthful folly and over-zealous parental devotion.

Director: John G. Blystone | Stars: Madge Bellamy, Louise Dresser, Barry Norton, Albert Gran

49. Gangs of Sonora (1941)

Passed | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.2
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Commissioner Tredwell is the law of the land and he gets whatever he wants with the help of hired guns and lackey lawyer Conners. The only one who publicly stands up to Tredwell is Beecham ... See full summary »

Director: John English | Stars: Robert Livingston, Bob Steele, Rufe Davis, June Johnson

Votes: 13

50. Most Precious Thing in Life (1934)

67 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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The Most Precious Thing in Life is a 1934 American film directed by Lambert Hillyer and starring Richard Cromwell, Jean Arthur, Donald Cook, Anita Louise, and Mary Forbes. The film tells a ... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Richard Cromwell, Jean Arthur, Donald Cook, Anita Louise

Votes: 52