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1. The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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62 Metascore

A smart but sensible new graduate lands a job as an assistant to Miranda Priestly, the demanding editor-in-chief of a high fashion magazine.

Writers: Aline Brosh McKenna, Lauren Weisberger | Director: David Frankel | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Adrian Grenier, Emily Blunt

Votes: 243,922

2. Adaptation. (2002)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean for the screen.

Writers: Susan Orlean, Charlie Kaufman, Donald Kaufman | Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Tilda Swinton

Votes: 130,392

3. Capote (2005)

R | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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88 Metascore

In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.

Writers: Dan Futterman, Gerald Clarke | Director: Bennett Miller | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Clifton Collins Jr., Catherine Keener, Allie Mickelson

Votes: 88,989

4. Smart People (2008)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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57 Metascore

Into the life of a widowed professor comes a new love and an unexpected visit from his adopted brother.

Writer: Mark Poirier | Director: Noam Murro | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Thomas Haden Church, Sarah Jessica Parker, Ellen Page

Votes: 20,057

5. Cold Souls (2009)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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69 Metascore

Paul is an actor who feels bogged down by his participation in a production of Chekov's play, Vanya.

Writer: Sophie Barthes | Director: Sophie Barthes | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Emily Watson, Dina Korzun, Armand Schultz

Votes: 8,100

6. Personal Velocity: Three Portraits (2002)

R | 86 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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70 Metascore

Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.

Writer: Rebecca Miller | Director: Rebecca Miller | Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, Parker Posey, Fairuza Balk, John Ventimiglia

Votes: 3,098

7. Joe Gould's Secret (2000)

R | 104 min | Drama

6.6
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74 Metascore

Around 1940, New Yorker staff writer Joe Mitchell meets Joe Gould, a Greenwich Village character who cadges meals, drinks, and contributions to the Joe Gould Fund and who is writing a ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph Mitchell, Howard A. Rodman | Director: Stanley Tucci | Stars: Ian Holm, Stanley Tucci, Hope Davis, Sarah Hyland

Votes: 1,351

8. Cheers for Miss Bishop (1941)

Passed | 95 min | Drama

6.7
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Dedicated Midwestern teacher Ella Bishop is distressed when her fiancé runs off with her vixenish cousin Amy. After Amy dies in childbirth, Ella is left to care for Amy's daughter Hope.

Writers: Bess Streeter Aldrich, Stephen Vincent Benet, Adelaide Heilbron, Sheridan Gibney | Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Martha Scott, William Gargan, Edmund Gwenn, Sterling Holloway

Votes: 397

9. Prohibition (2011– )
Episode: A Nation of Hypocrites (2011)

Documentary, History

7.7
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By the mid-1920s, a great many people had become convinced that prohibition was a serious mistake. Al Smith, the Governor of New York, was unsuccessful in getting the Democratic nomination ... See full summary »

Writer: Geoffrey C. Ward | Directors: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick | Stars: Peter Coyote, Pete Hamill, Jonathan Eig, Michael Lerner

Votes: 49

10. Seinfeld (1989–1998)
Episode: The Cartoon (1998)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy

8.2
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Elaine accidentally steals a "Ziggy" cartoon and sends it to the New Yorker as one of her own. Jerry confides in Kramer that a fellow comedian, Sally Weaver, should quit stand up. Kramer ... See full summary »

Creators: Larry David, Jerry Seinfeld | Director: Andy Ackerman | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Votes: 591