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1. Ghostbusters (1984)
PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.
Votes: 267,968 | Gross: $229.24M
2. The Big Bang Theory (2007– )
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy
A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory.
4. Full House (1987–1995)
TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
After the sudden death of his wife, a young father enlists the help of his brother-in-law and his childhood friend to help him raise his three young children.
5. Sky High (2005)
PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Set in an era where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young William Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.
Votes: 61,093 | Gross: $63.94M
6. The Imitation Game (2014)
PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.
Votes: 462,490 | Gross: $91.12M
7. Kick-Ass (2010)
R | 117 min | Action, Comedy
Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a superhero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.
Votes: 434,278 | Gross: $48.04M
8. Pixels (2015)
PG-13 | 106 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
When aliens misinterpret video feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth in the form of the video games.
Votes: 88,635 | Gross: $78.75M
9. American Dad! (2005– )
TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy
The random escapades of Stan Smith, an extreme right wing CIA agent dealing with family life and keeping America safe, all in the most absurd way possible.
10. Scorpion (2014– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Drama
An eccentric genius forms an international network of super-geniuses to act as the last line of defense against the complicated threats of the modern world.
11. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
High schooler Greg, who spends most of his time making parodies of classic movies with his co-worker Earl, finds his outlook forever altered after befriending a classmate who has just been diagnosed with cancer.
Votes: 75,735 | Gross: $6.74M
13. Big Hero 6 (2014)
PG | 102 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.
Votes: 276,625 | Gross: $222.49M
14. Pacific Rim (2013)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.
Votes: 379,667 | Gross: $101.79M
15. Spider-Man (2002)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.
Votes: 542,375 | Gross: $403.71M
16. Carrie (2013)
R | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
Votes: 107,828 | Gross: $35.27M
18. SpongeBob SquarePants (1999– )
TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
The misadventures of a fast-food restaurant working sponge who lives under the sea.
19. Catch Me If You Can (2002)
PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars' worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor.
Votes: 521,784 | Gross: $164.44M
20. Brokeback Mountain (2005)
R | 134 min | Drama, Romance
The story of a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys, and their lives over the years.
Votes: 259,121 | Gross: $83.03M
21. Sixteen Candles (1984)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
A girl's "sweet" sixteenth birthday becomes anything but special as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.
Votes: 73,599 | Gross: $20.50M
22. The Social Network (2010)
PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama
Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.
Votes: 477,303 | Gross: $96.92M
23. Wet Hot American Summer (2001)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
Set on the last day of camp, in the hot summer of 1981, a group of counselors try to complete their unfinished business before the day ends.
Votes: 40,419 | Gross: $0.29M
24. Notting Hill (1999)
PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The life of a simple bookshop owner changes when he meets the most famous film star in the world.
Votes: 202,465 | Gross: $116.01M
25. Sinister 2 (2015)
R | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young mother and her twin sons move into a rural house that's marked for death.
Votes: 24,649 | Gross: $27.74M
26. Hairspray (1988)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A 'pleasantly plump' teenager teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
Votes: 15,939 | Gross: $6.67M
27. The Internship (2013)
PG-13 | 119 min | Comedy
Two salesmen whose careers have been torpedoed by the digital age find their way into a coveted internship at Google, where they must compete with a group of young, tech-savvy geniuses for a shot at employment.
Votes: 159,413 | Gross: $44.67M
28. Carrie (1976)
R | 98 min | Horror
Carrie White, a shy, friendless 17 year-old girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.
29. I Am Number Four (2011)
PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Aliens and their Guardians are hiding on Earth from intergalactic bounty hunters. They can only be killed in numerical order, and Number Four is next on the list. This is his story.
Votes: 194,497 | Gross: $55.09M
30. Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
PG | 96 min | Comedy
A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.
Votes: 160,907 | Gross: $44.54M
31. Van Wilder: Party Liaison (2002)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
The most popular kid on campus meets a beautiful journalist who makes him realize that maybe he's afraid to graduate.
Votes: 88,903 | Gross: $21.01M
32. Step Brothers (2008)
R | 98 min | Comedy
Two aimless middle-aged losers still living at home are forced against their will to become roommates when their parents marry.
Votes: 211,802 | Gross: $100.47M
33. The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Romance
Goaded by his buddies, a nerdy guy who's never "done the deed" only finds the pressure mounting when he meets a single mother.
Votes: 312,743 | Gross: $109.24M
35. Back to School (1986)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
To help his discouraged son get through college, a funloving and obnoxious rich businessman decides to enter the school as a student himself.
Writers: Rodney Dangerfield, Greg Fields, Dennis Snee, Steven Kampmann, William Porter, Pj Torokvei, Harold Ramis | Director: Alan Metter | Stars: Rodney Dangerfield, Sally Kellerman, Burt Young, Keith Gordon
Votes: 21,582 | Gross: $91.26M
36. Adventureland (2009)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In the summer of 1987, a college graduate takes a 'nowhere' job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.
Votes: 130,582 | Gross: $16.03M
37. Pretty in Pink (1986)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A poor girl must choose between the affections of her doting childhood sweetheart and a rich but sensitive playboy.
Votes: 54,707 | Gross: $40.47M
38. Superman (1978)
PG | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.
Votes: 125,725 | Gross: $134.22M
40. Weird Science (1985)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Two high school nerds attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that.
Votes: 59,701 | Gross: $16.30M
41. Peep Show (2003–2015)
TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy
Mark and Jez are a couple of twenty-something roommates who have nothing in common - except for the fact that their lives are anything but normal. Mayhem ensues as the pair strive to cope with day-to-day life.
42. Road Trip (2000)
R | 93 min | Comedy
Four friends take off on an 1800 mile road trip to retrieve an illicit tape mistakenly mailed to a girl friend.
Votes: 132,614 | Gross: $68.53M
43. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family
The adventures of a teenager who is fresh out and in elementary, where he has to learn the consequences and responsibility to survive the year.
Votes: 31,876 | Gross: $64.00M
44. Rio (2011)
G | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When Blu, a domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota, meets the fiercely independent Jewel, he takes off on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro with the bird of his dreams.
Writers: Carlos Saldanha, Earl Richey Jones, Todd R. Jones, Don Rhymer, Joshua Sternin, Jennifer Ventimilia, Sam Harper | Director: Carlos Saldanha | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, George Lopez, Karen Disher
Votes: 164,671 | Gross: $143.62M
45. Just Friends (I) (2005)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance
While visiting his hometown during Christmas, a man comes face-to-face with his old high school crush whom he was best friends with -- a woman whose rejection of him turned him into a ferocious womanizer.
Votes: 81,928 | Gross: $32.60M
46. Freaks of Nature (2015)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Horror
In the town of Dillford, humans, vampires and zombies were all living in peace - until the alien apocalypse arrived. Now three teenagers-one human, one vampire and one zombie-have to team up to figure out how to get rid of the visitors.
48. Can't Hardly Wait (1998)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
Multicharacter teenage comedy about high school graduates with different agenda of life on graduation night.
Votes: 37,778 | Gross: $25.34M
49. American Graffiti (1973)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.
Votes: 63,637 | Gross: $115.00M
50. The Faculty (1998)
R | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Students suspect that their teachers are aliens after bizarre occurrences.
Votes: 91,811 | Gross: $40.06M