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1. House M.D. (2004–2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery

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An antisocial maverick doctor who specializes in diagnostic medicine does whatever it takes to solve puzzling cases that come his way using his crack team of doctors and his wits.

Creator: David Shore | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard, Jesse Spencer

2. School of Rock (2003)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Music

7.1
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82 Metascore

A wannabe rock star in need of cash poses as a substitute teacher at a prep school, and tries to turn his class into a rock band.

Writer: Mike White | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Jack Black, Mike White, Joan Cusack, Adam Pascal

3. Home Alone (1990)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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63 Metascore

An 8-year-old boy who is accidentally left behind while his family flies to France for Christmas must defend his home against idiotic burglars.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard

4. Groundhog Day (1993)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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72 Metascore

A weatherman finds himself living the same day over and over again.

Writers: Danny Rubin, Harold Ramis | Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky

5. Singin' in the Rain (1952)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.4
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A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.

Writers: Adolph Green, Betty Comden | Directors: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly | Stars: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen

6. Scoop (2006)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.7
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48 Metascore

An American journalism student in London scoops a big story, and begins an affair with an aristocrat as the incident unfurls.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Hugh Jackman, Jim Dunk, Robert Bathurst

7. Nowhere Boy (2009)

R | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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67 Metascore

A chronicle of John Lennon's first years, focused mainly in his adolescence and his relationship with his stern aunt Mimi, who raised him, and his absentee mother Julia, who re-entered his life at a crucial moment in his young life.

Writer: Matt Greenhalgh | Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson | Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Kristin Scott Thomas, Anne-Marie Duff, David Threlfall

8. The Legend of 1900 (1998)

R | 165 min | Drama, Music, Romance

8.1
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58 Metascore

A baby boy, discovered in 1900 on an ocean liner, grows into a musical prodigy, never setting foot on land.

Writers: Alessandro Baricco, Giuseppe Tornatore | Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Tim Roth, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Bill Nunn, Clarence Williams III

9. Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)

PG | 143 min | Drama, Music

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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

10. Young Man with a Horn (1950)

Approved | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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A young trumpeter enjoys highs (musical success, fame, and fortune) and lows (sour marriage, death of his mentor, bout with alcoholism).

Writers: Carl Foreman, Edmund H. North, Dorothy Baker | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day, Hoagy Carmichael

11. Mo' Better Blues (1990)

R | 130 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.5
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Jazz trumpeter Bleek Gilliam makes questionable decisions in his professional and romantic life.

Writer: Spike Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito

12. The Red Violin (1998)

R | 130 min | Drama, Romance, Mystery

7.8
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57 Metascore

A perfect red-colored violin inspires passion, making its way through three centuries over several owners and countries, eventually ending up at an auction where it may find a new owner.

Writers: Don McKellar, François Girard | Director: François Girard | Stars: Carlo Cecchi, Jean-Luc Bideau, Christoph Koncz, Jason Flemyng

13. Green Wing (2004– )

65 min | Comedy, Drama

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Funky hospital-based sketch-comedy-drama type show.

Creator: Victoria Pile | Stars: Sally Bretton, Oliver Chris, Olivia Colman, Michelle Gomez

14. The Red Shoes (1948)

Not Rated | 133 min | Drama, Music, Romance

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A young ballet dancer is torn between the man she loves and her pursuit to become a prima ballerina.

Writers: Hans Christian Andersen, Emeric Pressburger, Keith Winter, Michael Powell | Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Anton Walbrook, Marius Goring, Moira Shearer, Jean Short

15. Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985 TV Movie)

94 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

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The army of the Marauders, led by by King Terak and the witch Charal attack the Ewoks village. The parents and the brother of Cindel all die in this attack. Cindel and the Ewok Wicket ... See full summary »

Writers: Ken Wheat, Jim Wheat, George Lucas | Directors: Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat | Stars: Wilford Brimley, Warwick Davis, Aubree Miller, Siân Phillips

16. In the Realm of the Senses (1976)

X | 109 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.6
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Based on a true story set in pre-war Japan, a man and one of his servants begin a torrid affair. Their desire becomes a sexual obsession so strong that to intensify their ardor, they ... See full summary »

Writer: Nagisa Ôshima | Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Tatsuya Fuji, Eiko Matsuda, Aoi Nakajima, Yasuko Matsui

17. George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011)

208 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

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Inter-cut with archive material, friends, family and associates of the musician tell the story of his life and how spirituality became such a major part of it.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: George Harrison, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr

18. C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)

Not Rated | 127 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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81 Metascore

C.R.A.Z.Y. Extraordinary lives of ordinary people in search of love and happiness - that's the premise of "C.R.A.Z.Y", a family drama unlike any other.

Writers: François Boulay, Jean-Marc Vallée | Director: Jean-Marc Vallée | Stars: Michel Côté, Marc-André Grondin, Danielle Proulx, Émile Vallée

19. Paper Heart (2009)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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54 Metascore

Charlyne Yi embarks on a quest across America to make a documentary about the one subject she doesn't fully understand: Love.

Writers: Nicholas Jasenovec, Charlyne Yi | Director: Nicholas Jasenovec | Stars: Charlyne Yi, Michael Cera, Jake Johnson, Gill Summers

20. Hunky Dory (2011)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Music

6.0
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46 Metascore

In the heat of the summer of 1976, drama teacher Vivienne fights sweltering heat and general teenage apathy to put on an end-of-term version of Shakespeare's The Tempest.

Writer: Laurence Coriat | Director: Marc Evans | Stars: Minnie Driver, Kristian Gwilliam, Adam Byard, Aled Pugh

21. The Phantom of the Opera (1989)

R | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Music

5.4
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A darker version of the classic Gaston Leroux novel. A young soprano becomes the obsession of a horribly disfigured composer who has plans for those oppose himself or the young singer.

Writers: Gaston Leroux, Gerry O'Hara, Duke Sandefur | Director: Dwight H. Little | Stars: Robert Englund, Jill Schoelen, Alex Hyde-White, Bill Nighy

22. Lennon Naked (2010 TV Movie)

82 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.0
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A profile of John Lennon in the late 1960s as the Beatles are set to fall apart.

Writer: Robert Jones | Director: Edmund Coulthard | Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Christopher Fairbank, Allan Corduner, Andrew Scott

23. I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

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If they missed Beatles' first appearance in the U.S.A. they would hate themselves for the rest of their lives! So they (six young girls from New Jersey) set off even though they don't have ... See full summary »

Writers: Bob Gale, Robert Zemeckis | Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Nancy Allen, Bobby Di Cicco, Marc McClure, Susan Kendall Newman

24. Hi-5 (2003–2009)

22 min | Family, Comedy, Music

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A high-energy kids show full of song and dance and action starring 5 exciting (and ethnically-diverse) perfomers.

Stars: Jenn Korbee, Kimee Balmilero, Curtis Cregan, Karla Mosley

25. Dead of Night (1945)

Approved | 77 min | Horror, Thriller

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An architect senses impending doom as his half-remembered recurring dream turns into reality. The guests at the country house encourage him to stay as they take turns telling supernatural tales.

Writers: H.G. Wells, E.F. Benson, John Baines, Angus MacPhail, T.E.B. Clarke | Directors: Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer | Stars: Mervyn Johns, Michael Redgrave, Roland Culver, Mary Merrall

26. The Filth and the Fury (2000)

R | 108 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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82 Metascore

A film about the career of the notorious punk rock band, the Sex Pistols.

Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Paul Cook, Steve Jones, John Lydon, Glen Matlock

27. Un Coeur en Hiver (1992)

105 min | Drama, Romance

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Beautiful violin virtuoso Camille has two obsessions: the music of Ravel, and a friend of her husband's who crafts violins. But his heart seems to be as cold as her playing is passionate.

Writers: Claude Sautet, Jacques Fieschi, Jérôme Tonnerre, Yves Ulmann | Director: Claude Sautet | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Emmanuelle Béart, André Dussollier, Élisabeth Bourgine

28. 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

29. Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day (2012)

Not Rated | 124 min | Documentary, Music

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A concert documentary of Led Zeppelin's December 10, 2007 tribute performance for Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun.

Director: Dick Carruthers | Stars: John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, Jason Bonham

30. The Band's Visit (2007)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

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80 Metascore

A band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts center, only to find themselves lost in the wrong town.

Writer: Eran Kolirin | Director: Eran Kolirin | Stars: Sasson Gabai, Ronit Elkabetz, Saleh Bakri, Khalifa Natour

31. Cello (2005)

Not Rated | 94 min | Horror, Mystery

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A cellist is haunted by strange events after a car wreck

Writer: Woo-cheol Lee | Director: Woo-cheol Lee | Stars: Hyeon-a Seong, Da-an Park, Ho-bin Jeong, Jin Woo

32. Blossoms & Blood (2003 Video)

12 min | Comedy, Drama, Short

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A collection of alternate takes and deleted material from the Paul Thomas Anderson film Punch-Drunk Love (2002) are compiled and matched with the Jon Brion song "Here We Go" in this ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Thomas Anderson | Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Adam Sandler, Emily Watson, Salvador Curiel, Sissy Lake

33. Pavilion of Women (2001)

R | 116 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

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26 Metascore

With World War 2 looming, a prominent family in China must confront the contrasting ideas of traditionalism, communism and Western thinking, while dealing with the most important ideal of all: love and its meaning in society.

Writers: Pearl S. Buck, Luo Yan, Paul Collins | Director: Ho Yim | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Luo Yan, Sau Sek, John Cho

34. Jeremy (1973)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Music, Romance

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Shy cellist boy meets upperclassman ballet dancing girl at school. They experience first-time love, then happenstance pulls them apart.

Writer: Arthur Barron | Director: Arthur Barron | Stars: Robby Benson, Glynnis O'Connor, Len Bari, Leonardo Cimino

35. Alien Nation: Dark Horizon (1994 TV Movie)

90 min | Sci-Fi, Drama

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Alien life form comes to Earth to rescue his enslaved race.

Writers: Rockne S. O'Bannon, Diane Frolov, Andrew Schneider | Director: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint, Michele Scarabelli, Terri Treas

36. Perceval (1978)

140 min | Drama, Music, Romance

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Writers: Eric Rohmer, Chrétien de Troyes | Director: Eric Rohmer | Stars: Fabrice Luchini, André Dussollier, Solange Boulanger, Catherine Schroeder

37. The Concert for Bangladesh (1972)

G | 103 min | Documentary, Music

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The first benefit rock concert when major musicians performed to raise humanitarian relief funds for the refugees of Bangladesh of 1971 war.

Director: Saul Swimmer | Stars: George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Ravi Shankar, Ringo Starr

38. The Compleat Beatles (1982 Video)

119 min | Documentary, Music

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A documented account of the life and career of the Fab Four, from their early years in Liverpool to their breakup, featuring rare interview and concert footage.

Writer: David Silver | Director: Patrick Montgomery | Stars: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

39. War Dance (2007)

PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, Music, War

7.8
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68 Metascore

Three children living in a displacement camp in northern Uganda compete in their country's national music and dance festival.

Writers: Sean Fine, Andrea Nix | Directors: Sean Fine, Andrea Nix | Stars: Dominic, Nancy, Rose, Jane Adong

40. Benda Bilili! (2010)

PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary, Music

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77 Metascore

Summer 2009. Five paraplegics and a young able-bodied teenager light up the stage in front of an entranced audience of 8000 people. "Benda Bilili" - in English "See Beyond", is the name of ... See full summary »

Writers: Renaud Barret, Florent de La Tullaye | Directors: Renaud Barret, Florent de La Tullaye | Stars: Leon Likabu, Roger Landu, Coco Ngambali, Cubain Kabeya

41. Venus in Furs (1969)

R | 86 min | Thriller

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A musician finds the corpse of a beautiful woman on the beach. The woman returns from the dead to take revenge on the group of wealthy sadists responsible for her death.

Writers: Jesús Franco, Malvin Wald | Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: James Darren, Barbara McNair, Maria Rohm, Klaus Kinski

42. Throw Down Your Heart (2008)

97 min | Documentary, Family, Music

7.6
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65 Metascore

A film crew follows the well-known banjo player Bela Fleck on his travels to Africa, where he learns about the instrument's origins.

Director: Sascha Paladino | Stars: Bela Fleck, The Jatta Family, Bassékou Kouyaté, Anania Ngoliga

43. The Silence (1998)

76 min | Drama, Music

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Everyday, 10-year old Khorsid takes the bus to his work at an instrument maker's shop and everyday something unexpected happens.

Writer: Mohsen Makhmalbaf | Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf | Stars: Tahmineh Normatova, Nadereh Abdelahyeva, Goibibi Ziadolahyeva, Araz M. Shirmohamadi

44. Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts (2007)

Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

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55 Metascore

Academy Award®-nominated director Scott Hicks ("Shine") documents an eventful year in the career and personal life of distinguished Western classical composer Philip Glass as he interacts ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Hicks | Stars: Philip Glass, Holly Critchlow, Chuck Close, JoAnne Akalaitis

45. Shapeshifter (1999)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

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Alex Brown inherits the awesome task of saving his ex-secret agent parents and protecting the planet from evil powers bent on controlling the world's plutonium supply. To do this Alex uses ... See full summary »

Writer: Louis DeLoach | Director: Philippe Browning | Stars: Paul Nolan, Bill MacDonald, Catherine Blythe, Emmanuelle Vaugier

46. Shadow Magic (2000)

PG | 116 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.3
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66 Metascore

Beijing, 1902: an enterprising young portrait photographer named Liu Jinglun, keen on new technology, befriends a newly-arrived Englishman who's brought projector, camera, and ... See full summary »

Writers: Yixiong Chen, Ann Hu, Dan Huang, Huaizhuo Liu, Bob McAndrew, Kate Raisz, Louyi Tang, Shiqiang Zuo | Director: Ann Hu | Stars: Jared Harris, Yu Xia, Yufei Xing, Peiqi Liu

47. Elektro Moskva (2013)

89 min | Documentary

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Elektro Moskva is an essayistic documentary about the Soviet electronic age and its legacy. The story begins with the inventor of the world's first electronic instrument, Leon Theremin, ... See full summary »

Directors: Dominik Spritzendorfer, Elena Tikhonova | Stars: Alexey Borisov, Stanislav Kreichi, Dmitriy Morozov, Richardas Norvila

48. Tambourine (2008)

110 min | Comedy, Drama

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Mohammad is sent to an apartment situated in uptown Tehran to install their satellite dishes, while having satellite TV is illegal in Iran. He arrives there with a girl named Shirin who ... See full summary »

Writer: Asghar Farhadi | Director: Parisa Bakhtavar | Stars: Baran Kosari, Saber Abbar, Hamed Behdad, Afarin Chitsaz

49. Oscar's Orchestra (2002– )

30 min | Animation, Family, Music

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Creator: Jan Younghusband | Stars: Dudley Moore, Daniel Nicodème, Elly Fairman, David de Keyser

50. A Holiday Romance (1999 TV Movie)

91 min | Drama, Romance

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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