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1. Spider-Man (2002)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure

7.3
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73 Metascore

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.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe, James Franco

Votes: 576,875 | Gross: $403.71M

2. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

PG-13 | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.7
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53 Metascore

When New York is put under siege by Oscorp, it is up to Spider-Man to save the city he swore to protect as well as his loved ones.

Director: Marc Webb | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Paul Giamatti

Votes: 344,284 | Gross: $202.85M

3. Leap! (2016)

PG | 89 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.

Directors: Eric Summer, Éric Warin | Stars: Elle Fanning, Dane DeHaan, Carly Rae Jepsen, Maddie Ziegler

Votes: 5,632

4. The Jungle Book (I) (1967)

Approved | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.6
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Bagheera the Panther and Baloo the Bear have a difficult time trying to convince a boy to leave the jungle for human civilization.

Director: Wolfgang Reitherman | Stars: Phil Harris, Sebastian Cabot, Louis Prima, Bruce Reitherman

Votes: 132,579 | Gross: $141.84M

5. The Witches (1990)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

6.8
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A young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse.

Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher, Rowan Atkinson

Votes: 26,654 | Gross: $10.36M

6. Robin Hood (1973)

G | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
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The story of the legendary outlaw is portrayed with the characters as humanoid animals.

Director: Wolfgang Reitherman | Stars: Brian Bedford, Phil Harris, Roger Miller, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 90,946

7. Frailty (2001)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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64 Metascore

A man confesses to an FBI agent his family's story of how his religious fanatic father's visions led to a series of murders to destroy supposed "demons."

Director: Bill Paxton | Stars: Bill Paxton, Matthew McConaughey, Powers Boothe, Matt O'Leary

Votes: 64,447 | Gross: $13.10M

8. Great Expectations (2012)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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60 Metascore

A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Toby Irvine, Ralph Fiennes, Jason Flemyng, Sally Hawkins

Votes: 10,214 | Gross: $0.20M

9. A Princess for Christmas (2011 TV Movie)

TV-G | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.5
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At the invitation of an estranged relative, a young woman travels with her niece and nephew to a castle in Europe for Christmas where she unwittingly falls for a dashing Prince.

Director: Michael Damian | Stars: Katie McGrath, Roger Moore, Sam Heughan, Travis Turner

Votes: 4,475

10. The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.8
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42 Metascore

40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house's darkest inhabitant.

Director: Tom Harper | Stars: Helen McCrory, Jeremy Irvine, Phoebe Fox, Leanne Best

Votes: 21,757 | Gross: $26.50M

11. Webster (1983–1989)

30 min | Comedy, Family

5.6
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The post-retirement season is suddenly disrupted for football player George Papadapolis and his wife Katherine when Webster, the orphaned son of a former teammate, moves in. Laughter -- and life lessons -- in every episode.

Stars: Susan Clark, Alex Karras, Emmanuel Lewis, Henry Polic II

Votes: 1,752

12. Masaan (2015)

109 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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Four lives intersect along the Ganges: a low caste boy hopelessly in love, a daughter ridden with guilt of a sexual encounter ending in a tragedy, a hapless father with fading morality, and... See full summary »

Director: Neeraj Ghaywan | Stars: Richa Chadha, Sanjay Mishra, Vicky Kaushal, Pankaj Tripathy

Votes: 12,616

13. Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)

G | 97 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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Two mysterious orphan children have extraordinary powers and are chased by a scheming millionaire. But where do these kids really call home?

Director: John Hough | Stars: Eddie Albert, Ray Milland, Donald Pleasence, Kim Richards

Votes: 7,509

14. Turtles Can Fly (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, War

8.1
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85 Metascore

Near the Iraqi-Turkish border on the eve of an American invasion, refugee children like 13-year-old Kak (Ebrahim), gauge and await their fate.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Soran Ebrahim, Avaz Latif, Saddam Hossein Feysal, Hiresh Feysal Rahman

Votes: 14,424 | Gross: $0.26M

15. Imaginaerum (2012)

86 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical

6.3
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A coma sends an old man into his childhood's sinister fantasy world, where he must fight dementia and gain back his memories before it's too late.

Directors: Stobe Harju, Mark Roper | Stars: Francis X. McCarthy, Glenda Braganza, Helene Robbie, Ilkka Villi

Votes: 5,266

16. Father Murphy (1981–1983)

Not Rated | 48 min | Drama, Family, Western

6.5
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John Murphy leads an struggle against a mining boss causing some children to be orphaned. Assuming responsibility, he poses as a priest to circumvent authorities. He and schoolteacher Mae ... See full summary »

Stars: Merlin Olsen, Katherine Cannon, Timothy Gibbs, Moses Gunn

Votes: 180

17. The Search (III) (2014)

135 min | Drama, War

6.8
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37 Metascore

A woman who works for a non-governmental organization (NGO) forms a special relationship with a young boy in war-torn Chechnya.

Director: Michel Hazanavicius | Stars: Bérénice Bejo, Annette Bening, Maksim Emelyanov, Abdul Khalim Mamutsiev

Votes: 1,867

18. Lucky (IV) (2011)

100 min | Drama

7.2
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A 10-year-old South African orphan leaves his Zulu village to make his own life in the city... only to find no one will help him, except a formidable Indian woman.

Director: Avie Luthra | Stars: Sihle Dlamini, Jayashree Basavaraj, James Ngcobo, Vusi Kunene

Votes: 206

19. Ashura (I) (2012)

76 min | Animation, History, Horror

6.7
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Abandoned in the barren wasteland of Kyoto, a savage, enraged orphan does whatever it takes to survive in the wild. When he crosses paths with civilization, he must learn to tame the beast within.

Director: Kei'ichi Sato | Stars: Tesshô Genda, Megumi Hayashibara, Hiroaki Hirata, Yoshihiro Ike

Votes: 823

20. La folle histoire de Max et Léon (2016)

98 min | Comedy

6.4
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Max and Léon's adventures, two childhood friends idle and party-goer, who are trying to escape the Second World War.

Director: Jonathan Barré | Stars: David Marsais, Grégoire Ludig, Alice Vial, Saskia de Melo Dillais

Votes: 862

21. Toby Tyler, or Ten Weeks with a Circus (1960)

G | 96 min | Family, Drama

7.1
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Taken in by distant members of his family after being orphaned, Toby Tyler runs away to join the circus.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Kevin Corcoran, Henry Calvin, Gene Sheldon, Bob Sweeney

Votes: 643

22. Six-String Samurai (1998)

PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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In the post-apocalyptic world of 1960s Nevada, a rock 'n' roll samurai takes a young boy under his protection.

Director: Lance Mungia | Stars: Jeffrey Falcon, Justin McGuire, Kim De Angelo, Stephane Gauger

Votes: 5,875 | Gross: $0.12M

23. The Cold Lands (2013)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama

6.2
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66 Metascore

When his self-reliant mother dies unexpectedly, Atticus flees deep into the forests surrounding his Catskills home. Wandering the woods in shock, relying on what meager food and shelter he ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Gilroy | Stars: Lili Taylor, Silas Yelich, Maggie Low, Deb Monteith

Votes: 411

24. Tarzan of the Apes (1918)

73 min | Action, Adventure

6.0
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The plot follows the novel more closely than does any other Tarzan movie. John and Alice Clayton take ship for Africa. Mutineers maroon them. After his parents die the newborn Tarzan is ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Sidney | Stars: Elmo Lincoln, Enid Markey, True Boardman, Kathleen Kirkham

Votes: 515 | Gross: $1.00M

25. Dragonworld (1994)

PG | 86 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.5
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Young John McGowan travels to Scotland to live at his grandfather's castle after he loses his parents in a traffic accident. At the wishing tree he conjures up a dragon friend, Yowler. They... See full summary »

Director: Ted Nicolaou | Stars: Courtland Mead, Janet Henfrey, Stuart Campbell, Andrew Keir

Votes: 409

26. Jaanwar (1999)

172 min | Action, Drama

6.2
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Sultan (Shakti Kapoor) adopted an orphan and named him Badshah (Akshay Kumar). Badshah grows up to be a criminal and his life was made difficult by Inspector Pradhan (Ashish Vidyarthi). ... See full summary »

Director: Suneel Darshan | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Karisma Kapoor, Shilpa Shetty, Mohnish Bahl

Votes: 1,860

27. Mistérios de Lisboa (2010)

272 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.5
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82 Metascore

Follows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy across Portugal, France, Italy and Brazil where they connect with a variety of mysterious individuals.

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Adriano Luz, Maria João Bastos, Ricardo Pereira, Clotilde Hesme

Votes: 2,649 | Gross: $0.11M

28. On Borrowed Time (1939)

Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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Young Pud is orphaned and left in the care of his aged grandparents. The boy and his cantankerous old grandfather become inseparable friends. But Gramps is concerned for his grandson's ... See full summary »

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Cedric Hardwicke, Beulah Bondi, Una Merkel

Votes: 1,517

29. All Mine to Give (1957)

103 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.1
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An immigrant family in 1850's Wisconsin prospers until tragedy strikes.

Director: Allen Reisner | Stars: Glynis Johns, Cameron Mitchell, Rex Thompson, Patty McCormack

Votes: 817

30. The Island on Bird Street (1997)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, War

7.2
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Alex is an 11-year old boy who, during WWII, hides in the Jewish ghetto from Nazis after all the relatives have been sent to the concentration camp. The movie portrays the ghetto through ... See full summary »

Director: Søren Kragh-Jacobsen | Stars: Patrick Bergin, Jordan Kiziuk, Jack Warden, James Bolam

Votes: 1,173

31. La ville des pirates (1983)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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A surreal odyssey in which a melancholic maidservant crosses paths with a homicidal little boy, travels to a tiny island of pirates and encounters a man with multiple personalities.

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Hugues Quester, Anne Alvaro, Melvil Poupaud, André Engel

Votes: 459

32. Requiescant (1967)

Not Rated | 92 min | Western

6.6
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The adopted son of a preacher comes upon a village that is under the thumb of a deranged ex-Confederate officer, who is - among other things - stealing land from the locals with phony land grants.

Director: Carlo Lizzani | Stars: Lou Castel, Mark Damon, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Barbara Frey

Votes: 461

33. Moon Child (2003)

120 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.6
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The story of love and friendship on the harsh streets of 2014 Mallepa, a small corner in Asia.

Director: Takahisa Zeze | Stars: Hyde, Gackt, Leehom Wang, Tarô Yamamoto

Votes: 1,807

34. Son of Lassie (1945)

G | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.4
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Laddie (Son of Lassie !) and his master are trapped in Norway during WW2 - has he inherited his mothers famous courage ?

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Peter Lawford, Donald Crisp, June Lockhart, Nigel Bruce

Votes: 575

35. Jack Slade (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Romance, Western

6.5
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A twelve year old Joey Slade sees his father gunned down in front of him and decides that he will dedicate his life to ridding society of all outlaws. He assumes the name Jack and as an ... See full summary »

Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Mark Stevens, Dorothy Malone, Barton MacLane, John Litel

Votes: 152

36. Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East? (1989)

137 min | Drama

7.8
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About three monks in a remote monastery; an aging master, a small orphan and a young man who left his city life to seek Enlightenment.

Director: Yong-Kyun Bae | Stars: Yi Pan-Yong, Sin Won-Sop, Hae-Jin Huang, Su-Myong Ko

Votes: 1,009

37. The Little Kidnappers (1990 TV Movie)

92 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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Two young orphans have to relocate to Nova Scotia and endure their bitter and jerky grandfather, but when they find a baby washed up on the beach, everything changes.

Director: Donald Shebib | Stars: Charlton Heston, Bruce Greenwood, Patricia Gage, Dan MacDonald

Votes: 245

38. Huérfanos (2014)

155 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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ORPHANS is the true story of a forbidden love affair set in the oppressive and violent atmosphere of nineteenth century Mexico. One man, Melchor Ocampo, driven by the twin passions of love ... See full summary »

Director: Guita Schyfter | Stars: Rafael Sánchez Navarro, Dolores Heredia, Carlos Aragón, Julieta Ortiz

Votes: 72

39. Mistérios de Lisboa (2011– )

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.1
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Follows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy across Portugal, France, Italy and Brazil where they connect with a variety of mysterious individuals.

Stars: Adriano Luz, Ricardo Pereira, Maria João Bastos, João Arrais

Votes: 190

40. A Dog of Flanders (1959)

96 min | Drama, Family

7.1
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The emotional story of a boy, his grandfather, and his dog. The boy's dream of becoming a great classical painter appears shattered when his loving grandfather dies.

Director: James B. Clark | Stars: David Ladd, Donald Crisp, Theodore Bikel, Max Croiset

Votes: 298

41. Secret Command (1944)

Approved | 82 min | Action, Drama, War

6.3
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Sam Gallagher (Pat O'Brien), a former foreign correspondent and now a United States Government agent, gets a job through his brother Jeff (Chester Morris), whom he has not seen in seven ... See full summary »

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Carole Landis, Chester Morris, Ruth Warrick

Votes: 187

42. The Iris Effect (2005)

PG-13 | 90 min | Mystery, Thriller, Drama

2.6
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Ten years ago Sarah Hathaway's gifted and troubled son, Thomas, ran away from their home in Los Angeles. Unable to deal with the doubt and guilt, Sarah's life slowly disintegrates ending in... See full summary »

Director: Nikolay Lebedev | Stars: Anne Archer, Kip Pardue, Agnes Bruckner, Mia Kirshner

Votes: 350

43. Raising Waylon (2004 TV Special)

TV-PG | 120 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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Eating café-owner Reg(inald) and photographer Julia had only one date, because mutual friends tried to match them, and accepted to become their son's godparents. But when that couple dies, ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Pillsbury | Stars: Thomas Gibson, Poppy Montgomery, Jeremy Bergman, Doris Roberts

Votes: 318

44. L'échappée belle (2015)

72 min | Drama

5.8
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A privileged woman and an orphan boy meet and somehow become friends.

Director: Emilie Cherpitel | Stars: Clotilde Hesme, Florian Lemaire, Yannick Choirat, Peter Coyote

Votes: 149

45. Mörderischer Frieden (2007)

91 min | Drama, War

4.9
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Kosovo 1999: Two KFOR soldiers save a Serbian woman from the vendetta of an Albanian child and lose their political and emotional distance.

Director: Rudolf Schweiger | Stars: Adrian Topol, Max Riemelt, Susanne Bormann, Damir Dzumhur

Votes: 100

46. The Sun Comes Up (1949)

93 min | Drama, Family

6.8
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Set in the rural south of the United States, a bereaved war widow learns to to put aside her bitterness and grief as she grows to love a young orphan boy and the dog that belonged to her ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Lloyd Nolan, Claude Jarman Jr., Lewis Stone

Votes: 249

47. Please Twins! (2003– )

30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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A boy named Maiku gets the surprise of his life when two girls show up on his doorstep and demand to live with him. Only problem is, one of them is his twin sister.

Stars: Daisuke Namikawa, Johnny Yong Bosch, Mai Nakahara, Ai Shimizu

Votes: 450

48. The Devil Is a Sissy (1936)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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A well-bred young English lad living in lower Manhattan tries to gain acceptance from his not-so-well-bred peers at school.

Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Rowland Brown | Stars: Freddie Bartholomew, Jackie Cooper, Mickey Rooney, Ian Hunter

Votes: 328

49. The Weapon, the Hour, & the Motive (1972)

105 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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A sexually-promiscuous priest is stabbed to death inside a church.

Director: Francesco Mazzei | Stars: Renzo Montagnani, Bedy Moratti, Eva Czemerys, Salvatore Puntillo

Votes: 158

50. Oseam (2003)

75 min | Animation, Family

7.1
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Two orphans, Gamie, a young blind girl and her little brother Gil-sun, are taken in by a Buddhist monk. While the shy little girl finds her at ease at the temple, the enthusiastic and ... See full summary »

Director: Baek-yeob Seong

Votes: 577