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1. Whiplash (2014)

R | 107 min | Drama, Music

8.7
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87 Metascore

A promising young drummer enrolls at a cutthroat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.

Writer: Damien Chazelle | Director: Damien Chazelle | Stars: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser

2. Doubt (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Mystery

7.5
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68 Metascore

A Catholic school principal questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student.

Writer: John Patrick Shanley | Director: John Patrick Shanley | Stars: Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Viola Davis

3. Breathe In (2013)

R | 98 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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60 Metascore

When a foreign exchange student arrives in a small upstate New York town, she challenges the dynamics of her host family's relationships and alters their lives forever.

Writers: Drake Doremus, Ben York Jones | Director: Drake Doremus | Stars: Felicity Jones, Guy Pearce, Mackenzie Davis, Amy Ryan

4. Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)

PG | 107 min | Comedy, Music

5.2
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The sisters come back to Delores's show to get her back as Sister Mary Clarence to teach music to a group of students in their parochial school which is doomed for closure. One of the girls... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph Howard, James Orr, Jim Cruickshank, Judi Ann Mason | Director: Bill Duke | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Najimy, Maggie Smith, Barnard Hughes

5. The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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73 Metascore

A laconic, chain-smoking barber blackmails his wife's boss and lover for money to invest in dry cleaning, but his plan goes terribly wrong.

Writers: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Frances McDormand, Michael Badalucco, James Gandolfini

6. Amour (2012)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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94 Metascore

Georges and Anne are an octogenarian couple. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, also a musician, lives in Britain with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested.

Writer: Michael Haneke | Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert, Alexandre Tharaud

7. Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

R | 119 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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74 Metascore

Rich and bored aristocrats in Rococo France play high-stakes games of passion and betrayal.

Writers: Christopher Hampton, Choderlos de Laclos | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer, Swoosie Kurtz

8. Birth (2004)

R | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.0
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50 Metascore

A young boy attempts to convince a woman that he is her dead husband reborn.

Writers: Jean-Claude Carrière, Milo Addica, Jonathan Glazer | Director: Jonathan Glazer | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Cameron Bright, Lauren Bacall, Danny Huston

9. The Soloist (2009)

PG-13 | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.7
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61 Metascore

A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.

Writers: Susannah Grant, Steve Lopez | Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Catherine Keener, Tom Hollander

10. Raise Your Voice (2004)

PG | 103 min | Family, Music, Romance

5.8
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33 Metascore

A girl from a small town heads to the big city of Los Angeles to spend the summer at a performing arts high school.

Writers: Mitch Rotter, Sam Schreiber | Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: Hilary Duff, John Corbett, Rebecca De Mornay, Oliver James

11. Lean on Me (1989)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Drama

7.4
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The dedicated but tyrannical Joe Clark is appointed the principal of a decaying inner-city school that he is determined to improve.

Writer: Michael Schiffer | Director: John G. Avildsen | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Beverly Todd, Robert Guillaume, Alan North

12. The Witches of Eastwick (1987)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.5
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68 Metascore

Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted - at a cost - when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.

Writers: John Updike, Michael Cristofer | Director: George Miller | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Cher, Susan Sarandon, Michelle Pfeiffer

13. Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)

PG | 143 min | Drama, Music

7.3
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A frustrated composer finds fulfillment as a high school music teacher.

Writer: Patrick Sheane Duncan | Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Glenne Headly, Jay Thomas, Olympia Dukakis

14. In the Bedroom (2001)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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86 Metascore

A New England couple's college-aged son dates an older woman who has two small children and an unwelcome ex-husband.

Writers: Robert Festinger, Todd Field, Andre Dubus | Director: Todd Field | Stars: Tom Wilkinson, Sissy Spacek, Nick Stahl, Marisa Tomei

15. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)

PG | 116 min | Drama

7.8
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A headstrong young teacher in a private school in 1930s Edinburgh ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable 12 year old charges with her over-romanticized world view.

Writers: Muriel Spark, Jay Presson Allen | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Maggie Smith, Gordon Jackson, Robert Stephens, Pamela Franklin

16. Georgia Rule (2007)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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25 Metascore

Rachel comes to stay with her Grandmother Georgia for the summer leaving some obvious problems behind at home. Her alcoholic mother doesn't even stay the night before rushing back out to ... See full summary »

Writer: Mark Andrus | Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Jane Fonda, Lindsay Lohan, Felicity Huffman, Dermot Mulroney

17. The Salton Sea (2002)

R | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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41 Metascore

After his wife is murdered, a man drifts into a world populated by thugs and speed junkies.

Writer: Tony Gayton | Director: D.J. Caruso | Stars: Val Kilmer, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Goldberg, Luis Guzmán

18. Valmont (1989)

R | 137 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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55 Metascore

Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even though she is an... See full summary »

Writers: Choderlos de Laclos, Jean-Claude Carrière, Milos Forman | Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Colin Firth, Annette Bening, Meg Tilly, Fairuza Balk

19. Music of the Heart (1999)

PG | 124 min | Drama, Music

6.7
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54 Metascore

Story of a schoolteacher's struggle to teach violin to inner-city Harlem kids.

Writer: Pamela Gray | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Meryl Streep, Cloris Leachman, Henry Dinhofer, Michael Angarano

20. If Only (2004)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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It takes a tragedy to teach the young businessman Ian to put love ahead of work and open up to his musician girlfriend Samantha.

Writer: Christina Welsh | Director: Gil Junger | Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Paul Nicholls, Tom Wilkinson, Diana Hardcastle

21. Gaslight (1944)

TV-PG | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
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Years after her aunt was murdered in her home, a young woman moves back into the house with her new husband. However, he has a secret that he will do anything to protect, even if it means driving his wife insane.

Writers: John Van Druten, Walter Reisch, John L. Balderston, Patrick Hamilton | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Dame May Whitty

22. Running on Empty (1988)

PG-13 | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Music

7.7
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The eldest son of a fugitive family comes of age and wants to live a life of his own.

Writer: Naomi Foner | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: River Phoenix, Christine Lahti, Judd Hirsch, Jonas Abry

23. Little Man Tate (1991)

PG | 99 min | Drama

6.7
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Dede is a sole parent trying to bring up her son Fred. When it is discovered that Fred is a genius, she is determined to ensure that Fred has all the opportunities that he needs, and that ... See full summary »

Writer: Scott Frank | Director: Jodie Foster | Stars: Jodie Foster, Dianne Wiest, Adam Hann-Byrd, Harry Connick Jr.

24. You Will Be Mine (2009)

96 min | Drama, Music

5.7
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Marie leaves home to study the piano at the conservatory in Lyons. Through lack of money, she is obliged to share an apartment with Emma, a friend of the family who has lived alone since ... See full summary »

Writers: Sophie Laloy, Jean-Luc Gaget, Eric Veniard | Director: Sophie Laloy | Stars: Judith Davis, Marc Chapiteau, Fabienne Babe, Cécile Laloy

25. A Simple Twist of Fate (1994)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Comedy

6.3
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His life was emotionally closed off from the world, until an orphaned baby showed up at his house.

Writers: George Eliot, Steve Martin | Director: Gillies MacKinnon | Stars: Steve Martin, Gabriel Byrne, Laura Linney, Catherine O'Hara

26. Mohabbatein (2000)

216 min | Musical, Drama, Romance

7.1
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In India, open romance is forbidden, as is showing affection in public. A college principal named Narayan is a strong believer in this, aware that a male student named Vicky is in love with... See full summary »

Writer: Aditya Chopra | Director: Aditya Chopra | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Uday Chopra, Jugal Hansraj

27. Disappearing Acts (2000 TV Movie)

R | 115 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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A couple in the midst of a tumultuous relationship fight to stay together.

Writers: Terry McMillan, Lisa Jones | Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood | Stars: Sanaa Lathan, Wesley Snipes, Michael Imperioli, Laz Alonso

28. The Awful Truth (1937)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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Unfounded suspicions lead a married couple to begin divorce proceedings, whereupon they start undermining each other's attempts to find new romance.

Writers: Viña Delmar, Arthur Richman | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Ralph Bellamy, Alexander D'Arcy

29. Au Revoir Les Enfants (1987)

PG | 104 min | Biography, Drama, War

8.1
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A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret.

Writer: Louis Malle | Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Gaspard Manesse, Raphael Fejtö, Francine Racette, Stanislas Carré de Malberg

30. Hilary and Jackie (1998)

R | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.3
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78 Metascore

The tragic story of world renowned classic cellist Jacqueline du Pré, as told from the point of view of her sister, flautist Hilary du Pré-Finzi.

Writers: Hilary du Pré, Piers du Pré, Frank Cottrell Boyce | Director: Anand Tucker | Stars: Emily Watson, Rachel Griffiths, James Frain, David Morrissey

31. Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)

R | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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65 Metascore

Sparks fly in Glasgow's south side when a young Asian man enters into a relationship with a Caucasian woman.

Writer: Paul Laverty | Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Atta Yaqub, Eva Birthistle, Ahmad Riaz, Shamshad Akhtar

32. Lipstick (1976)

R | 89 min | Drama, Thriller

5.2
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Composer Gordon Stuart brutally rapes a fashion model, goes to trial, gets freed, comes back and rapes her little sister. She takes revenge.

Writer: David Rayfiel | Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Margaux Hemingway, Chris Sarandon, Perry King, Robin Gammell

33. The Marc Pease Experience (2009)

PG-13 | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

4.0
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30 Metascore

Former high school musical star, Marc Pease, finds himself still living in the past, eight years after graduating.

Writers: Jacob Koskoff, Todd Louiso | Director: Todd Louiso | Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Ben Stiller, Anna Kendrick, Jay Paulson

34. A Holiday Romance (1999 TV Movie)

91 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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A staid school administrator (Gerald McRaney) comes to town to close a school and ends up falling in love with a charming music teacher (Naomi Judd).

Writer: Darrah Cloud | Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Naomi Judd, Andy Griffith, Gerald McRaney, Joon Nah

35. Kiss Me, Stupid (1964)

Approved | 125 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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63 Metascore

A jealous piano teacher Orville Spooner sends his beautiful wife, Zelda, away for the night while he tries to sell a song to a famous nightclub singer Dino, who is stranded in town.

Writers: Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond, Anna Bonacci | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Dean Martin, Kim Novak, Ray Walston, Felicia Farr

36. Shout (1991)

PG-13 | 89 min | Drama, Music, Romance

4.9
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A new music teacher in a 1955 West Texas home for wayward boys brings new vision and hope for many of the interned boys.

Writer: Joe Gayton | Director: Jeffrey Hornaday | Stars: John Travolta, Jamie Walters, Heather Graham, Richard Jordan

37. Unité 9 (2012– )

Drama

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Stars: Guylaine Tremblay, Céline Bonnier, Catherine Proulx-Lemay, Micheline Lanctôt

38. A Town Called Panic (2009)

75 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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70 Metascore

Animated plastic toys like Cowboy, Indian and Horse have problems, too. Cowboy and Indian's plan to surprise Horse with a homemade birthday gift backfires when they destroy his house ... See full summary »

Writers: Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar | Directors: Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar | Stars: Stéphane Aubier, Jeanne Balibar, Nicolas Buysse, François De Brigode

39. Terkel in Trouble (2004)

77 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Torkel is an average teenager whose life takes a turn for the worse when a girl who had a crush on him kills herself and an unknown maniac starts stalking him.

Writers: Anders Matthesen, Mette Heeno, Karsten Kiilerich, Stefan Fjeldmark | Directors: Kresten Vestbjerg Andersen, Thorbjørn Christoffersen, Stefan Fjeldmark | Stars: Anders Matthesen, Kim Mattheson, Bill Bailey, Olivia Colman

40. The Voice of the Moon (1990)

120 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Writers: Ermanno Cavazzoni, Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli | Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Paolo Villaggio, Nadia Ottaviani, Marisa Tomasi

41. Straight from the Heart (1999)

Not Rated | 188 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.6
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A student of classical music and his teacher's daughter fall in love. However, the young woman's family arrange for her marriage to another man. The new groom surprises everyone with his actions in handling the situation.

Writers: Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Amrik Gill, Pratap Karvat, Kenneth Phillips | Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali | Stars: Salman Khan, Ajay Devgn, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Zohra Segal

42. Broadway Gondolier (1935)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.7
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Writers: Sig Herzig, E.Y. Harburg, Hanns Kräly, Warren Duff | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Dick Powell, Joan Blondell, Adolphe Menjou, Louise Fazenda

43. Love and Other Troubles (2012)

Comedy, Romance

5.7
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Ville, 25, is a downbeat former child star who's successfully avoided his womanizing rock 'n' roll dad for years. Everything changes when his dad moves into his flat and they both fall in love with the same American line-dancing teacher.

Writers: Katri Manninen, Samuli Valkama | Director: Samuli Valkama | Stars: Emilie de Ravin, Jessica Grabowsky, Tommi Korpela, Ville Virtanen

44. Strawberry Summer (2012 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

5.8
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High school music teacher Beth Landon puts herself on the line when she invites world-famous country singer Jason Keith to perform at her rural town's Strawberry Festival. A one-hit wonder ... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Head, Gary Goldstein | Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Julie Mond, Trevor Donovan, Shelley Long, Cindy Williams

45. Tous les matins du monde (1991)

115 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.5
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It's late 17th century. The viola da gamba player Monsieur de Sainte Colombe comes home to find that his wife died while he was away. In his grief he builds a small house in his garden into... See full summary »

Writers: Pascal Quignard, Alain Corneau | Director: Alain Corneau | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Anne Brochet, Guillaume Depardieu

46. Suffering Man's Charity (2007)

93 min | Comedy, Horror

4.8
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Jonathan Vandermark is a music teacher with a weakness for young men with great aspirations and without a pot to piss in. When Sebastian enters his life and takes advantage of John's charity, his life and afterlife will be changed forever.

Writer: Thomas Gallagher | Director: Alan Cumming | Stars: Alan Cumming, David Boreanaz, Anne Heche, Karen Black

47. A Song from the Heart (1999 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.2
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This poignant love story stars Amy Grant as a beautiful, blind concert cellist who falls for a famous, self-centered pianist but doesn't realize that true love is right before her eyes.

Writers: Giorgio Serafini, Michelle MacLaren, Alex Butler, Mikki Willis, Selma Thompson | Director: Marcus Cole | Stars: Amy Grant, D.W. Moffett, Alexandra Purvis, Charles Siegel

48. Deception (1946)

Approved | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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A piano teacher believes that her fiancé, a cellist, was killed on the battlefield. When he returns alive, they marry, but are menaced and threatened by a wealthy, egotistical composer she started dating on the rebound.

Writers: John Collier, Joseph Than, Louis Verneuil | Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, John Abbott

49. The Big Store (1941)

Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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A detective is hired to protect the life of a singer, who has recently inherited a department store, from the store's crooked manager.

Writers: Sid Kuller, Hal Fimberg, Ray Golden, Nat Perrin | Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Tony Martin

50. Rhapsody in Blue (1945)

Approved | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

7.0
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George Gershwin is a driven composer whose need to succeed destroys his relationship with singer Julie Adams and socialite Christine Gilbert.

Writers: Sonya Levien, Howard Koch, Elliot Paul, Harry Chandlee, Robert Rossen | Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Robert Alda, Joan Leslie, Alexis Smith, Charles Coburn