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1. One Tree Hill (2003–2012)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Sport | Active

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This series follows the eventful lives of some high-school kids in Tree Hill, a small but not too quiet town in North Carolina, where the greatest source of pride is the high school basketball team, the Ravens,

Creator: Mark Schwahn | Stars: Chad Michael Murray, James Lafferty, Hilarie Burton, Bethany Joy Lenz

2. A Walk to Remember (2002)

PG | 101 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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35 Metascore

The story of two North Carolina teens, Landon Carter and Jamie Sullivan, who are thrown together after Landon gets into trouble and is made to do community service.

Writers: Nicholas Sparks, Karen Janszen | Director: Adam Shankman | Stars: Mandy Moore, Shane West, Peter Coyote, Daryl Hannah

3. American Gangster (2007)

R | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East.

Writers: Steven Zaillian, Mark Jacobson | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin

4. I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)

R | 100 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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52 Metascore

Four teens are in great danger one year after their car hits a stranger whose body they dump in the sea.

Writers: Lois Duncan, Kevin Williamson | Director: Jim Gillespie | Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche, Ryan Phillippe

5. Alien Abduction (2014)

Not Rated | 85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.8
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47 Metascore

A vacationing family encounters an alien threat in this thriller based on the real-life Brown Mountain Lights phenomenon in North Carolina.

Writer: Robert Lewis | Director: Matty Beckerman | Stars: Katherine Sigismund, Corey Eid, Riley Polanski, Jillian Clare

6. On the Road (2012)

R | 124 min | Adventure, Drama

6.1
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56 Metascore

Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly.

Writers: Jack Kerouac, Jose Rivera | Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams

7. Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (2013)

R | 92 min | Comedy

6.6
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54 Metascore

86-year-old Irving Zisman takes a trip from Nebraska to North Carolina to take his 8 year-old grandson, Billy, back to his real father.

Writers: Johnny Knoxville, Spike Jonze, Jeff Tremaine, Fax Bahr, Adam Small | Director: Jeff Tremaine | Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Jackson Nicoll, Greg Harris, Georgina Cates

8. Cold Mountain (2003)

R | 154 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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73 Metascore

In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart.

Writers: Charles Frazier, Anthony Minghella | Director: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger, Eileen Atkins

9. Eastbound & Down (2009– )

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

8.3
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Years after he turned his back on his hometown, a burned-out major league ballplayer returns to teach phys ed at his old middle school.

Creators: Ben Best, Jody Hill, Danny McBride | Stars: Danny McBride, Steve Little, Katy Mixon, Elizabeth De Razzo

10. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Widower Sheriff Andy and his son Opie live with Andy's Aunt Bee in Mayberry NC. With virtually no crimes to solve, most of Andy's time is spent philosophizing and calming down his cousin Deputy Barney.

Creator: Arthur Stander | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

11. Kiss the Girls (1997)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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46 Metascore

Police hunting for a serial killer are helped when a victim manages to escape for the first time.

Writers: James Patterson, David Klass | Director: Gary Fleder | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Cary Elwes, Alex McArthur

12. Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Comedy, Sport

6.5
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66 Metascore

#1 NASCAR driver Ricky Bobby stays atop the heap thanks to a pact with his best friend and teammate, Cal Naughton, Jr. But when a French Formula One driver, makes his way up the ladder, Ricky Bobby's talent and devotion are put to the test.

Writers: Will Ferrell, Adam McKay | Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Sacha Baron Cohen, Gary Cole

13. Maximum Overdrive (1986)

R | 97 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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A group of people try to survive when machines start to come alive and become homicidal.

Writer: Stephen King | Director: Stephen King | Stars: Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington, Yeardley Smith

14. Trouble with the Curve (2012)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Sport

6.8
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58 Metascore

An ailing baseball scout in his twilight years takes his daughter along for one last recruiting trip.

Writer: Randy Brown | Director: Robert Lorenz | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams, John Goodman, Justin Timberlake

15. The Campaign (2012)

R | 85 min | Comedy

6.2
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50 Metascore

An incumbent congressman embroiled in personal scandal faces a no-holds-barred challenge from a naive newcomer funded by two unscrupulous billionaire lobbyist brothers.

Writers: Chris Henchy, Shawn Harwell, Adam McKay | Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Sudeikis, Dylan McDermott

16. Thank You for Smoking (2005)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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71 Metascore

Satirical comedy follows the machinations of Big Tobacco's chief spokesman, Nick Naylor, who spins on behalf of cigarettes while trying to remain a role model for his twelve-year-old son.

Writers: Jason Reitman, Christopher Buckley | Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Cameron Bright, Maria Bello, Joan Lunden

17. Bull Durham (1988)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

7.1
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73 Metascore

A fan who has an affair with one minor-league baseball player each season meets an up-and-coming pitcher and the experienced catcher assigned to him.

Writer: Ron Shelton | Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins, Trey Wilson

18. Nell (1994)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama

6.5
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In a remote woodland cabin, a small town doctor discovers Nell - a beautiful young hermit woman with many secrets.

Writers: Mark Handley, William Nicholson | Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Jodie Foster, Liam Neeson, Natasha Richardson, Richard Libertini

19. Message in a Bottle (1999)

PG-13 | 131 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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39 Metascore

A woman discovers a tragic love letter in a bottle on a beach, and is determined to track down its author.

Writers: Nicholas Sparks, Gerald Di Pego | Director: Luis Mandoki | Stars: Kevin Costner, Robin Wright, Paul Newman, John Savage

20. Nights in Rodanthe (2008)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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39 Metascore

A doctor who is traveling to see his estranged son sparks with an unhappily married woman at a North Carolina inn.

Writers: Ann Peacock, John Romano, Nicholas Sparks | Director: George C. Wolfe | Stars: Diane Lane, Richard Gere, Christopher Meloni, Viola Davis

21. Junebug (2005)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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80 Metascore

A dealer in "outsider" art travels from Chicago to North Carolina to meet her new in-laws, challenging the equilibrium of this middle class Southern home.

Writer: Angus MacLachlan | Director: Phil Morrison | Stars: Embeth Davidtz, Alessandro Nivola, David Kuhn, Alicia Van Couvering

22. Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken (1991)

G | 88 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.2
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This is the story of Sonora Webster, a teenage runaway during the Depression. Her life's ambition is to travel to Atlantic City, where "all your dreams come true." After leaving home she ... See full summary »

Writers: Matt Williams, Oley Sassone | Director: Steve Miner | Stars: Gabrielle Anwar, Michael Schoeffling, Cliff Robertson, Dylan Kussman

23. Mayberry R.F.D. (1968–1971)

30 min | Comedy, Family

5.9
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In this continuation to the "Andy Griffifth Show", Sam Jones, a local farmer, is elected to the Mayberry town council. Like Andy Taylor, Sam is a widower raising a young son named Mike. Sam... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Berry, George Lindsey, Jack Dodson, Paul Hartman

24. Bright Leaf (1950)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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In 1894, Brant Royle shocks the aristocratic tobacco growers of Kingsmont by planning to mass-produce cigarettes.

Writers: Ranald MacDougall, Foster Fitzsimmons | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Gary Cooper, Lauren Bacall, Patricia Neal, Jack Carson

25. The First 48 (2004– )

60 min | Crime, Mystery, Reality-TV | Active

8.4
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The series follows detectives during the hours immediately following a homicide.

Stars: Dion Graham, Caroline Mason, Tony Mullins, John Buhrmaster

26. The Foot Fist Way (2006)

R | 85 min | Comedy

6.4
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63 Metascore

An inept karate instructor struggles with marital troubles and an unhealthy obsession with fellow karate enthusiast Chuck "The Truck" Williams.

Writers: Ben Best, Jody Hill, Danny McBride | Director: Jody Hill | Stars: Danny McBride, Ben Best, Mary Jane Bostic, Spencer Moreno

27. The Ron Clark Story (2006 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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A small-town teacher (Perry) relocates to one of the toughest classrooms in the country.

Writers: Annie DeYoung, Max Enscoe | Director: Randa Haines | Stars: Matthew Perry, Judith Buchan, Griffin Cork, Jerry Callaghan

28. George Washington (2000)

Unrated | 89 min | Drama

7.5
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82 Metascore

A group of children, in a depressed small town, band together to cover up a tragic mistake one summer.

Writer: David Gordon Green | Director: David Gordon Green | Stars: Candace Evanofski, Donald Holden, Damian Jewan Lee, Curtis Cotton III

29. New Best Friend (2002)

R | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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13 Metascore

A North Carolina sheriff investigates the near-fatal drug overdose of an underachieving college girl, and uncovers many sordid details of her life before and during her descent into drugs and debauchery.

Writer: Victoria Strouse | Director: Zoe Clarke-Williams | Stars: Taye Diggs, Dominique Swain, Mia Kirshner, Meredith Monroe

30. Goodbye Solo (2008)

R | 91 min | Drama

7.4
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89 Metascore

Two men form an unlikely friendship that will change both of their lives forever.

Writers: Bahareh Azimi, Ramin Bahrani | Director: Ramin Bahrani | Stars: Souleymane Sy Savane, Red West, Diana Franco Galindo, Lane 'Roc' Williams

31. Simple Things (2007)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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In order to secure the position of Head of Pediatrics at a top Chicago hospital, a young, highly accomplished, pediatrician agrees to spend a summer setting up a clinic in a small town in ... See full summary »

Writers: Andrew C. Erin, Peter Ferland | Director: Andrew C. Erin | Stars: Cameron Bancroft, Bellamy Young, Aidan Mitchell, Joshua Leonard

32. The Journey of August King (1995)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama

6.6
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The Journey of August King is a multi-dimensional drama about a North Carolina farmer in April 1815. August King, a widower, is on his way home as he does every year after selling his ... See full summary »

Writer: John Ehle | Director: John Duigan | Stars: Jason Patric, Thandie Newton, Larry Drake, Sam Waterston

33. Komodo (1999)

PG-13 | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.9
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Science-fiction story in which a modern-day young boy comes face to face with Komodo dragons while suffering the loss of both his parents.

Writers: Hans Bauer, Craig Mitchell | Director: Michael Lantieri | Stars: Jill Hennessy, Billy Burke, Kevin Zegers, Paul Gleeson

34. Carolina Moon (2007 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 90 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

5.9
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A woman who has psychic visions returns to her hometown to exorcise her demons, and finds both danger and love.

Writers: Stephen Tolkin, Nora Roberts | Director: Stephen Tolkin | Stars: Claire Forlani, Oliver Hudson, Josie Davis, Jonathan Scarfe

35. Stateside (2004)

R | 97 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.9
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35 Metascore

The film follows a rebellious teenager on leave from the Marines who falls in love with a female musician. The relationship is threatened when she develops a mental illness...

Writer: Reverge Anselmo | Director: Reverge Anselmo | Stars: Jonathan Tucker, Rachael Leigh Cook, Agnes Bruckner, Val Kilmer

36. Tumbleweeds (1999)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Comedy

6.7
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75 Metascore

A woman constantly runs from town to town with her 12 year old daughter to escape failed relationships. The film opens with one escape and the shift into a new start in San Diego. There Mom... See full summary »

Writers: Angela Shelton, Gavin O'Connor | Director: Gavin O'Connor | Stars: Janet McTeer, Kimberly J. Brown, Jay O. Sanders, Gavin O'Connor

37. My Brother and Me (1994–1995)

30 min | Comedy, Family

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Creators: Ilunga Adell, Calvin Brown Jr. | Stars: Arthur Reggie III, Ralph Woolfolk IV, Jimmy Lee Newman, Aisling Sistrunk

38. Ghost Town: The Movie (2007)

R | 115 min | Western

4.6
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Dean Teaster's GHOST TOWN "The Movie", is a unique "Eastern" Western. It is N.C. native Dean Teaster's tribute to his father Robert Doyle Teaster and "Ghost Town In The Sky" theme park. The... See full summary »

Writers: DJ Perry, Dean Teaster | Directors: Jeff Kennedy, Dean Teaster | Stars: Herbert 'Cowboy' Coward, Bill McKinney, DJ Perry, Princess Lucaj

39. What Alice Found (2003)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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62 Metascore

A poor young woman is recruited by a friendly couple traveling in an RV into becoming part of the dark world of truck stop prostitution.

Writer: A. Dean Bell | Director: A. Dean Bell | Stars: Emily Grace, Judith Ivey, Bill Raymond, Jane Lincoln Taylor

40. The Ultimate Warrior (1975)

R | 94 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.8
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Atomic holocaust is not the only plague that threatens our future. New York City, 2012 A.D.: In a devastated world, one tired man finds a reason to fight.

Writer: Robert Clouse | Director: Robert Clouse | Stars: Yul Brynner, Max von Sydow, Joanna Miles, William Smith

41. Return to Mayberry (1986 TV Movie)

95 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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After being away for awhile, Andy Taylor returns home to Mayberry to visit Opie, now an expectant father. While there he ends up helping Barney Fife mount a campaign for sheriff.

Writers: Harvey Bullock, Everett Greenbaum | Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Jim Nabors

42. Walking Across Egypt (1999)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.3
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An elderly widow befriends an orphaned juvenile delinquent.

Writers: Clyde Edgerton, Paul Tamasy | Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: Forrest, Ellen Burstyn, Judge Reinhold, Mark Hamill

43. 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

44. The Cheshire Murders (2013 TV Movie)

113 min | Documentary, Crime, History

6.8
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In the quiet suburb of Cheshire, Connecticut, Jennifer Petit and her two young daughters were killed in a horrific home invasion; husband and father William Petit was the only one who ... See full summary »

Director: Kate Davis

45. Hell and Back Again (2011)

88 min | Documentary, Action, History

6.5
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81 Metascore

What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home? Hell and Back Again is a cinematically revolutionary film that asks and answers these questions with a power and ... See full summary »

Director: Danfung Dennis | Stars: Nathan Harris, Ashley Harris, The Marines of Echo Company, Christian Cabaniss

46. Lost Colony: The Legend of Roanoke (2007 TV Movie)

R | 95 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

4.3
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In the 1580's English colonists arrive in what was to become North Carolina and find supernatural terror.

Writer: Rafael Jordan | Director: Matt Codd | Stars: Adrian Paul, Frida Farrell, Rhett Giles, Michael Teh

47. Billy: The Early Years (2008)

PG | Biography, Drama

6.5
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The early life of American Evangelist Billy Graham.

Writers: William Paul McKay, Jana Lyn Rutledge | Director: Robby Benson | Stars: J. Thomas Bailey, Dan Beene, Cliff Bemis, Zephyr Benson

48. Sherman's March (1985)

157 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance

7.5
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Ross McElwee sets out to make a documentary about the lingering effects of General Sherman's march of destruction through the South during the Civil War, but is continually sidetracked by ... See full summary »

Writer: Ross McElwee | Director: Ross McElwee | Stars: Ross McElwee, Dede McElwee, Ross McElwee Jr., Patricia Rendleman

49. Deep in My Heart (1954)

Approved | 132 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

6.6
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Biographic movie about the American composer Sigmund Romberg.

Writers: Elliott Arnold, Leonard Spigelgass | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: José Ferrer, Merle Oberon, Helen Traubel, Doe Avedon

50. The Mutilator (1985)

R | 86 min | Horror

5.1
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A teenager who accidentally committed matricide finds himself being hunted together with his girlfriend and mates by his now crazed father.

Writer: Buddy Cooper | Director: Buddy Cooper | Stars: Matt Mitler, Ruth Martinez, Bill Hitchcock, Connie Rogers