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1. The Help (2011)

PG-13 | 146 min | Drama

8.1
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62 Metascore

An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.

Director: Tate Taylor | Stars: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard

Votes: 335,493 | Gross: $169.71M

2. Everybody Loves Raymond (1996–2005)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Family

7.1
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The comical everyday life of a successful sports columnist and his dysfunctional family.

Stars: Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett, Doris Roberts

Votes: 52,274

3. Trumbo (2015)

R | 124 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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60 Metascore

In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren, Louis C.K.

Votes: 54,848

4. You've Got Mail (1998)

PG | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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57 Metascore

Two business rivals who despise each other in real life unwittingly fall in love over the Internet.

Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Greg Kinnear, Parker Posey

Votes: 158,065 | Gross: $115.73M

5. Big Eyes (I) (2014)

PG-13 | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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62 Metascore

A drama about the awakening of painter Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Danny Huston, Krysten Ritter

Votes: 62,323 | Gross: $14.48M

6. Marley & Me (2008)

PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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53 Metascore

A family learns important life lessons from their adorable, but naughty and neurotic dog.

Director: David Frankel | Stars: Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Eric Dane, Kathleen Turner

Votes: 121,001 | Gross: $143.15M

7. Laura (1944)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.1
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A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he is investigating.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price

Votes: 33,013

8. Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Film-Noir

8.2
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100 Metascore

Powerful but unethical Broadway columnist J.J. Hunsecker coerces unscrupulous press agent Sidney Falco into breaking up his sister's romance with a jazz musician.

Director: Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison, Martin Milner

Votes: 20,832

9. The Fountainhead (1949)

Approved | 114 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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An uncompromising, visionary architect struggles to maintain his integrity and individualism despite personal, professional and economic pressures to conform to popular standards.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Raymond Massey, Kent Smith

Votes: 7,508

10. Continental Divide (1981)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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A hard-nosed Chicago journalist has an unlikely love affair with an eagle researcher.

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: John Belushi, Blair Brown, Allen Garfield, Carlin Glynn

Votes: 3,819

11. Agatha (1979)

PG | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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A fictional account of the real life, eleven day, never explained 1926 disappearance of famed murder mystery writer Agatha Christie is presented. On a cold winter day, her damaged car with ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Vanessa Redgrave, Timothy Dalton, Helen Morse

Votes: 2,212

12. Holiday Engagement (2011 TV Movie)

TV-G | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Afraid to tell her family she's been dumped, Hillary hires an actor to play her fiancé during a 4-day Thanksgiving weekend at her parents' house.

Director: Jim Fall | Stars: Bonnie Somerville, Shelley Long, Jordan Bridges, Sam McMurray

Votes: 2,101

13. Dave's World (1993–1997)

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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Dave Barry, a Pulitzer prize winning columnist is dealing with his life in the suburbs together with his wife and two sons. Also starring in the series are Dave's amazingly stupid next door... See full summary »

Stars: Harry Anderson, Zane Carney, DeLane Matthews, Shadoe Stevens

Votes: 500

14. Is It Just Me? (2010)

93 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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A socially shunned columnist finds his romantic match online, but messaging under the wrong account causes his sleazy roommate's picture to be forwarded, creating an identity mix-up.

Director: J.C. Calciano | Stars: Nicholas Downs, David Loren, Adam Huss, Michelle Laurent

Votes: 2,211

15. Saving Sarah Cain (2007)

PG | 103 min | Drama

6.1
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When Sarah Cain, a self-involved big-city newspaper columnist, travels to Pennsylvania for the funeral of her Amish sister, she soon discovers that she is the legal guardian of her five ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Landon Jr. | Stars: Abigail Mason, Lisa Pepper, Elliott Gould, Yolanda Wood

Votes: 1,269

16. Love & War (1992–1995)

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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A comedy about a woman running a bar/restaurant in downtown Chicago while maintaining an on-again, off-again romance with an egotistical sports writer. Other comedic elements include the ... See full summary »

Stars: Jay Thomas, Joanna Gleason, Joel Murray, Michael Nouri

Votes: 92

17. My Santa (2013 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 84 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

5.9
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Single mom Jen Robbins, who is a writer of human interest stories for the newspaper in the small town where she has lived all her life, lost the Christmas spirit ever since her ex-husband ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Irvin | Stars: Samaire Armstrong, Matthew Lawrence, Julie Brown, Jim O'Heir

Votes: 423

18. The Blue Gardenia (1953)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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A telephone operator ends up drunk and at the mercy of a cad in his apartment. The next morning she wakes up with a hangover and the terrible fear she may be a murderess.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Anne Baxter, Richard Conte, Ann Sothern, Raymond Burr

Votes: 3,411

19. Something to Sing About (1937)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Musical

6.3
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A New York bandleader journeys to Hollywood when he is offered a contract with a studio, but he is determined to do things his way and not theirs.

Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: James Cagney, Evelyn Daw, William Frawley, Mona Barrie

Votes: 578

20. The Birds, the Bees and the Italians (1966)

115 min | Comedy

7.7
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A citizen of the Veneto in her sixties. Three stories of "love in the country": a pseudo Don Giovanni confesses his impotence to the doctor in confidence but he becomes betrayed by him - ... See full summary »

Director: Pietro Germi | Stars: Virna Lisi, Gastone Moschin, Alberto Lionello, Olga Villi

Votes: 786

21. Horrors of the Black Museum (1959)

Unrated | 93 min | Horror

6.1
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The promotion announced that this film was released in "Hypnovision" which gives an idea of the story. A frustrated thriller writer wants accurate crimes for his next book so he hypnotises ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Crabtree | Stars: Michael Gough, June Cunningham, Graham Curnow, Shirley Anne Field

Votes: 790

22. Schizoid (1980)

R | 89 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.0
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An advice columnist begins receiving threatening notes from an anonymous stalker; meanwhile, members of her group therapy session are being murdered by an unknown assailant.

Director: David Paulsen | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Donna Wilkes, Marianna Hill, Craig Wasson

Votes: 495

23. The Beniker Gang (1985)

G | 87 min | Drama

6.6
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Five orphans in an orphanage don't want the authorities to break up the family they made of each other: Arthur, the eldest, who writes the advice column Dear Lola; Ben who eats paper; ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Jennifer Dundas, Charles Fields, Jeff Alan-Lee

Votes: 266

24. Scandal Sheet (1952)

Passed | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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The editor of an exploitation newspaper commits a murder and assigns his protégé to investigate hoping to divert attention away from himself.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: John Derek, Donna Reed, Broderick Crawford, Rosemary DeCamp

Votes: 1,013

25. To Please a Lady (1950)

Passed | 91 min | Action, Romance, Sport

6.3
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A former war hero and midget car racer meets his match in a feisty reporter who blames his reckless tactics for an accidental racing death.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Clark Gable, Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, Will Geer

Votes: 641

26. Winchell (1998 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.7
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The true story of the influential and controversial columnist, Walter Winchell.

Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Stanley Tucci, Glenne Headly, Paul Giamatti, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 476

27. Colonel Effingham's Raid (1946)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy

6.1
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The story takes place in 1940. On the eve of America's entry in World War II, a colonel retired to his small Southern town, and discovers that there is a plan afoot to tear down Confederate... See full summary »

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Charles Coburn, Joan Bennett, William Eythe, Allyn Joslyn

Votes: 243

28. Ink (1996–1997)

30 min | Comedy

6.3
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Kate and Mike, married journalists working in the same office, have just gotten divorced. To avoid having to continue to work together, Kate goes to her boss to resign and pursue a job ... See full summary »

Stars: Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, Christine Ebersole, Alana Austin

Votes: 51

29. Red, Hot and Blue (1949)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

6.2
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An aspiring actress finds herself in a jam when a gangster, who is backing the show she is in, is found dead in her apartment.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Betty Hutton, Victor Mature, William Demarest, June Havoc

Votes: 173

30. Mr. Soft Touch (1949)

Approved | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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When he learns that a gangster has taken over his nightclub and murdered his partner, returning WW2 hero Joe Miracle steals the money from the club's safe and hides in a settlement home, while the mob is on his tail.

Directors: Gordon Douglas, Henry Levin | Stars: Glenn Ford, Evelyn Keyes, John Ireland, Beulah Bondi

Votes: 321

31. College Confidential (1960)

91 min | Drama

4.7
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Sociology professor Steve McInter is conducting a survey at Collins College about the mores and lifestyles of the young people. Some of the good citizens begin to find exception to his ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Zugsmith | Stars: Steve Allen, Jayne Meadows, Walter Winchell, Mickey Shaughnessy

Votes: 154

32. Leaving Metropolis (2002)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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A famous painter creates a triangle in a young couple's marriage.

Director: Brad Fraser | Stars: Troy Ruptash, Vince Corazza, Lynda Boyd, Cherilee Taylor

Votes: 550

33. Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945)

112 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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A bellboy at a swanky New York hotel starts to ignore his girlfriend after meeting a beautiful European princess.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, Robert Walker, June Allyson, Carl Esmond

Votes: 433

34. Ask Harriet (1998– )

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Jack Cody loses his job and has to dress up as a women to get his job back.

Stars: Anthony Tyler Quinn, Lisa Waltz, Willie Garson, Patrick Malone

Votes: 19

35. The Stork Derby (2002 TV Movie)

110 min | Drama, History

6.5
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The story of a bizarre bequest of a wealthy late Canadian lawyer: the woman who birthed the most children in the City of Toronto within a certain time period would inherit a fortune in the midst of the Great Depression.

Director: Mario Azzopardi | Stars: Megan Follows, Pascale Montpetit, Terry Simpson, Kyra Azzopardi

Votes: 67

36. Nigella Bites (2000– )

30 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

7.8
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Add a Plot

Star: Nigella Lawson

Votes: 93

37. The Man Who Dared (1946)

Passed | 66 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.0
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A crusading reporter plans his own arrest and conviction for first degree murder, trying to show that the death sentence should be outlawed when based on circumstantial evidence alone, but his plan goes awry.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Leslie Brooks, George Macready, Forrest Tucker, Charles D. Brown

Votes: 28

38. That's Right - You're Wrong (1939)

Approved | 94 min | Music, Comedy

6.2
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Radio sensation Kay Kyser and his band are lured to Hollywood to make a movie, but the screenwriters assigned to the project have difficulty tailoring a script to Kyser's persona.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Kay Kyser, Adolphe Menjou, May Robson, Lucille Ball

Votes: 192

39. Trocadero (1944)

Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Music

6.2
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A newspaper columnist and host of his own national network radio program, interviewing more film personalities on his show than any other commentator, is searching for a story for a Sunday ... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Rosemary Lane, Johnny Downs, Ralph Morgan, Dick Purcell

Votes: 65

40. Human Cargo (1936)

Approved | 66 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.7
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Bonnie Brewster and Packy Campbell are rival reporters who board a ship in Vancouver to go after a smuggling ring which brings in illegal aliens.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Claire Trevor, Brian Donlevy, Alan Dinehart, Ralph Morgan

Votes: 27

41. Chi Girl (1999)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy

6.9
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Van Lier plays Heather, a Chicago woman who thinks that she can sleep with any man simply because all men crave sex... See full synopsis »

Director: Heidi Van Lier | Stars: Heidi Van Lier, Joe Kraemer, Scott Benjaminson, Phil Smith

Votes: 115

42. College Scandal (1935)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

6.5
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Julie Fresnel is a co-ed at Redgate University and her father, Dr. Henri Fresnel, is the new French professor. Julie attraction from the make students drops a bit when two of her admirers ... See full summary »

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Arline Judge, Kent Taylor, Wendy Barrie, William Frawley

Votes: 19

43. Sweet Music (1935)

Passed | 100 min | Musical, Romance

6.1
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College band-leader "Skip" Houston keeps his band together after graduation, they turn professional, and they are a big hit on the radio and in nightclubs. He falls in love with Bonnie ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Rudy Vallee, Ann Dvorak, Ned Sparks, Helen Morgan

Votes: 103

44. Monte Carlo Nights (1934)

Approved | 62 min | Adventure, Mystery, Romance

5.2
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A man wrongfully convicted of murder escapes custody and goes in search of the real killer. The problem is that he only has one clue to go on.

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Mary Brian, John Darrow, Yola d'Avril, Astrid Allwyn

Votes: 66

45. X Marks the Spot (1931)

Passed | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.2
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The story begins in 1923 where after an accident, a newspaper reporter needs to raise $5,000 to pay for an operation, otherwise his young sister will be crippled for life. The desperate ... See full summary »

Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Lew Cody, Sally Blane, Wallace Ford, Mary Nolan

Votes: 21

46. The Walls Came Tumbling Down (1946)

Approved | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.6
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Gilbert Archer, a Broadway gossip-columnist for a newspaper, learns that his best friend,a priest, has been murdered and one of the suspects is a pretty girl, Patricia Foster. In one of the... See full summary »

Director: Lothar Mendes | Stars: Lee Bowman, Marguerite Chapman, Edgar Buchanan, George Macready

Votes: 27

47. Daddy's Girl (1973 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy

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A recently widowed Boston newspaper columnist tries to raise his eight-year old daughter with the help of his sister, with whom he shares a house.

Director: Alan Rafkin | Stars: Eddie Albert, Dawn Lyn, Helen Camp, Della Reese

48. The Payoff (1935)

Approved | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.3
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Joe is a reporter who is looking for his big break and he gets it when he takes over George Gorman's sports column. Marty is a hood who would fix any sporting event he could and Joe keeps ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: James Dunn, Claire Dodd, Patricia Ellis, Alan Dinehart

Votes: 75

49. The Big Game (1936)

Approved | 74 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

5.6
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Gamblers kidnap Atlantic's star quarterback Clark Jenkins.

Directors: George Nichols Jr., Edward Killy | Stars: Phillip Huston, James Gleason, June Travis, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 65

50. Spy Ship (1942)

62 min | Drama

6.0
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A radio reporter begins to suspect that a commentator at his station may be using her position to broadcast shipping information to enemy spies. With the help of the girl's sister, he sets out to expose the spy and her Nazi gang.

Director: B. Reeves Eason | Stars: Craig Stevens, Irene Manning, Maris Wrixon, Tod Andrews

Votes: 51