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1. An Education (2009)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama

7.3
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85 Metascore

A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age.

Writers: Lynn Barber, Nick Hornby | Director: Lone Scherfig | Stars: Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard, Alfred Molina, Olivia Williams

2. Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005)

PG | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.4
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34 Metascore

Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt return as heads of the Baker family who, while on vacation, find themselves in competition with a rival family of eight children, headed by Eugene Levy

Writers: Sam Harper, Craig Titley, Frank B. Gilbreth Jr., Ernestine Gilbreth Carey | Director: Adam Shankman | Stars: Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Hilary Duff, Eugene Levy

3. Meet the Parents (2000)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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73 Metascore

Male nurse Greg Focker meets his girlfriend's parents before proposing, but her suspicious father is every date's worst nightmare.

Writers: Greg Glienna, Mary Ruth Clarke, Jim Herzfeld, John Hamburg | Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Teri Polo, Blythe Danner

4. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)

TV-PG | 108 min | Drama

8.1
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Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.

Writers: Richard Brooks, James Poe, Tennessee Williams | Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives, Jack Carson

5. $#*! My Dad Says (2010– )

30 min | Comedy | Active

6.3
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Henry Goodson was a 27-year-old writer who lost his job when the magazine he worked for went under. Now... See full synopsis »

Creators: Justin Halpern, Patrick Schumacker, David Kohan, Max Mutchnick | Stars: William Shatner, Jonathan Sadowski, Nicole Sullivan, Will Sasso

6. Wild Cherry (2009)

R | 85 min | Comedy

4.1
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A virginal high school senior decides to get revenge on her jock boyfriend when she discovers he's only dating her in hopes that she'll end up in his teams' "bang book".

Writers: Grant Vetters, David Kolbowicz, Chris Charney | Director: Dana Lustig | Stars: Rumer Willis, Tania Raymonde, Kristin Cavallari, Ryan Merriman

7. Family Business (1989)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.6
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Jessie is an ageing career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and lineups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while currently on the straight and narrow, has had a... See full summary »

Writer: Vincent Patrick | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Sean Connery, Dustin Hoffman, Matthew Broderick, Rosanna DeSoto

8. 18 to Life (2010– )

23 min | Comedy

7.1
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18 To Life is what happens when two neighbors with opposing points of view reluctantly become family after their teenage kids run off and get married.

Creators: Derek Schreyer, Karen Troubetzkoy | Stars: Stacey Farber, Alain Goulem, Angela Asher, Jesse Rath

9. Basil (1998)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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A lonely young aristocrat in turn-of the century England stuggles to meet the approval of his over-bearing, class-conscious father while trying to please the selfish woman he loves.

Writers: Radha Bharadwaj, Wilkie Collins | Director: Radha Bharadwaj | Stars: Christian Slater, Jared Leto, Claire Forlani, Derek Jacobi

10. Live Virgin (1999)

R | 88 min | Comedy

3.6
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30 Metascore

A woman, fed up with her father's double standards, decides to lose her virginity.

Writers: Jean-Pierre Marois, Ira Israel | Director: Jean-Pierre Marois | Stars: Mark Adair-Rios, Jason Bercy, Brian Bloom, Michael Cudlitz

11. Orgies and the Meaning of Life (2008)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

3.1
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ORGIES AND THE MEANING OF LIFE is an eccentric and exciting film illuminating the inner and outer life of Baxter Goode, a man trying to find an ending to his book (about a sex obsessed ... See full summary »

Writer: Brad T. Gottfred | Director: Brad T. Gottfred | Stars: Brad T. Gottfred, Lindsay Wray, Katherine Carlson, Jackie Mah

12. Mozart's Sister (2010)

120 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.3
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71 Metascore

A re-imagined account of the early life of Maria Anna 'Nannerl' Mozart, five years older than Wolfgang and a musical prodigy in her own right.

Writer: René Féret | Director: René Féret | Stars: Marie Féret, Marc Barbé, Delphine Chuillot, David Moreau

13. The Movie Out Here (2012)

90 min | Comedy

4.5
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Adam, an uptight Toronto lawyer, goes back to his hometown of Fernie and tries to save his friend's business. It's a Western Canadian adventure, with Sasq sightings, bikini pillow fights, and of course, the Rangers.

Writers: Catherine Allen, Ian Simpson, Matthew Bass, David Chiavegato, Rich Pryce-Jones | Director: David Hicks | Stars: Robin Nielsen, Viv Leacock, James Wallis, Katharine Isabelle

14. Equinox Flower (1958)

118 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A businessman clashes with his elder daughter over her choice of a husband.

Writers: Kôgo Noda, Yasujirô Ozu, Ton Santoni | Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Shin Saburi, Kinuyo Tanaka, Ineko Arima, Yoshiko Kuga

15. Dorian Blues (2004)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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52 Metascore

High school senior Dorian begins a gay man's odyssey when he determines that he's gay and decides to come out. Chief among concerns is the reaction of his father, who has never liked him.

Writer: Tennyson Bardwell | Director: Tennyson Bardwell | Stars: Michael McMillian, Lea Coco, Steve Fletcher, Mo Quigley

16. Getting In (1994)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller

5.6
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Gabriel Higgs has failed to get into Johns Hopkins to study medicine. He's sixth on a list of backup candidates, and must persuade the five people ahead of him to drop out. Gabriel has a ... See full summary »

Writers: P.J. Posner, Joel Posner, Jonathan Lewin | Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Stephen Mailer, Grahame Wood, Kristy Swanson, Daniel R. Gerson

17. What I Did for Love (2006 TV Movie)

Drama, Romance

5.7
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Call him a city slicker. Call him a tenderfoot. But don't call him a member of the family--yet. Rising L.A. lawyer James White is going home for the holidays with his fiancée, Sadie Ryder, ... See full summary »

Writer: Marjorie Sweeney | Director: Mark Griffiths | Stars: Jeremy London, Dorie Barton, James Gammon, Steve Monroe

18. Libero (Along the Ridge) (2006)

108 min | Drama

7.5
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A young father and his two children struggle to find harmony after his wife leaves them for another man.

Writers: Linda Ferri, Francesco Giammusso, Kim Rossi Stuart, Federico Starnone | Director: Kim Rossi Stuart | Stars: Alessandro Morace, Kim Rossi Stuart, Barbora Bobulova, Marta Nobili

19. Bad Family (2010)

95 min | Drama

6.4
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Writer: Aleksi Salmenperä | Director: Aleksi Salmenperä | Stars: Ville Virtanen, Lauri Tilkanen, Pihla Viitala, Vera Kiiskinen

20. Duel of Hearts (1991 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.9
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Lady Caroline Faye meets Lord Vane Brecon and is attracted to him. When she finds out that he is being accused of a murder he did not commit, she sets out to prove him innocent, and takes a... See full summary »

Writers: Barbara Cartland, Terence Feely | Director: John Hough | Stars: Alison Doody, Michael York, Geraldine Chaplin, Benedict Taylor

21. The Wild McCullochs (1975)

PG | 93 min | Drama, Romance

4.7
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A Story about the rich McCulloch Family, their overbearing father and the children's misguided blaming him for everything that doesn't go right.

Writer: Max Baer Jr. | Director: Max Baer Jr. | Stars: Forrest Tucker, Julie Adams, Max Baer Jr., Janice Heiden

22. Reversal (2001)

PG-13 | Drama, Romance, Sport

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Leo Leone has been wrestling since he was seven years old. As the only son of wrestling coach (and ex-state champion) Edward Leone, Leo's dedication to the sport was tied up in his love for... See full summary »

Writer: Jimi Petulla | Director: Alan Vint | Stars: Danny Mousetis, Derrick Nelson, Jimi Petulla, Dawn Lafferty

23. Late Marriage (2001)

102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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82 Metascore

Zaza is a 31-year old Israeli bachelor, handsome and intelligent, and his family wants to see him married. But tradition dictates that Zaza has to choose a young virgin. She must be ... See full summary »

Writer: Dover Koshashvili | Director: Dover Koshashvili | Stars: Lior Ashkenazi, Ronit Elkabetz, Moni Moshonov, Lili Koshashvili

24. Cursed Opportunities (2009)

20 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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Cursed Opportunities is a psychological thriller that explores the hidden secrets and fantasies of three daughters and father living together in a secluded retreat. These secrets are ... See full summary »

Writer: Mo Abersheid | Director: Mo Abersheid | Stars: Brian Ceponis, Paige Handler, Sylvia Panacione, David Schroeder

25. Chubasco (1967)

100 min | Drama

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Writer: Allen H. Miner | Director: Allen H. Miner | Stars: Richard Egan, Christopher Jones, Susan Strasberg, Ann Sothern

26. Crossing the Line (2002 TV Movie)

91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.8
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When former college basketball star Laura Mosbach moves to a small town to assist legendary coach Tommy Holliday with his high school championship girls' basketball team, all is not what it seems.

Writers: Susanna Styron, Bridget Terry | Director: Graeme Clifford | Stars: Terry Farrell, Adrian Pasdar, Sumela Kay, Sherry Miller

27. Family Biz (2009– )

Comedy

6.2
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Three latchkey kids are at their wits end when their corporate dad gets downsized and decides to work from home, ruining their teen insanity lifestyle. Too bad they can't just fire dad!

Creator: James Nadler | Stars: Doug Murray, Ephraim Ellis, Kate Corbett, Rebecca Windheim

28. Ritual (2000)

78 min | Drama

5.3
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Sensing there is something terribly wrong at home, a young man drops out of college and tries to 'fix' his family.

Writer: Stanley Bennett Clay | Director: Stanley Bennett Clay | Stars: Clarence Williams III, Denise Nicholas, Shawn Michael Howard, Angelle Brooks

29. A Judgment in Stone (1986)

R | 102 min | Horror, Thriller

5.2
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An English woman, psychotic and sexually repressed, murders her sadistic father, then moves to America. She soon secures a job as a maid for a wealthy family. Soon her severe psychosis and ... See full summary »

Writers: Ruth Rendell, Elaine Waisglass | Director: Ousama Rawi | Stars: Rita Tushingham, Ross Petty, Shelley Peterson, Jonathan Crombie

30. Dark Fantasy (2005 Video)

102 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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Dark Fantasy is a one of a kind psychological thriller with intense heart-pounding moments followed by laugh-out-loud comic relief with the "bad guy" as the main character. Dark Fantasy ... See full summary »

Writer: Ian J. Keeney | Director: Ian J. Keeney | Stars: Christoph A. Nowaczyk, Danielle Simone, Darius Holiday, Johnny Cannizzaro

31. The Halliday Brand (1957)

Approved | 79 min | Drama, Western

6.4
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As a man returns home to see his dying father, the story of the alienation between father and son is told in flashback. Purposely letting his daughter's lover get lynched, shooting the ... See full summary »

Writers: George W. George, George F. Slavin | Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Viveca Lindfors, Betsy Blair, Ward Bond

32. A Perfect Pitch (1998)

18 min | Short

6.2
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Stuart Warren loves playing the piano. Trouble is, his father and older brother are big on baseball. Lou coaches his boys, it's big brother Buddy's last year in the league, Lou is thinking ... See full summary »

Writer: Bruce Worrilow | Director: Bruce Worrilow | Stars: Blake Lewolt, Skip O'Brien, Matt Koruba, Anthony Rosselli

33. Mind Control (2008)

6 min | Short, Drama

7.0
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A very depressed, very lonely man deals with another day and hopefully makes it through to the other side.

Writer: Raj Jawa | Director: Raj Jawa | Stars: Clayton Barth, Biff Bartlett, Jason Joel Harris, Michael Kilker

34. Thermopylae (2005)

Unrated | 11 min | Short, Drama

6.0
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A distraught man in coat and tie grips the guardrail at a remote cliff overlooking the Pacific. At a boys' high school in toney Rancho Palos Verdes, Mr. Radford teaches classics. His best ... See full summary »

Writer: Borga Dorter | Director: Borga Dorter | Stars: Jon Powell, Andreas Wigand, Robin Middleton, Holly Hawkins

35. Dorothea Angermann (1959)

106 min | Drama

5.7
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Dorothea Angermann the daughter of a clergyman is accused of the murder of her husband, a brutal man that she was obliged to marry because she was pregnant and he was the father of the baby.

Writers: Gerhart Hauptmann, Herbert Reinecker | Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Ruth Leuwerik, Bert Sotlar, Alfred Schieske, Kurt Meisel

36. Secreto de confesión (1971)

Drama, Romance

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Writers: Edmundo Báez, Renée Dumas, Fernando Galiana | Director: Julián Soler | Stars: Silvia Pinal, Raúl Ramírez, Juan Miranda, Jorge Lavat

37. El hijo del viento (1986)

90 min | Action, Drama

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Writer: Ramón Obón | Director: Luis Quintanilla Rico | Stars: Federico Villa, Lorenzo de Monteclaro, David Reynoso, María Sorté

38. The Closer (2005–2012)
Episode: Armed Response (2012)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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While Brenda returns early after her mother's death to help Major Crimes solve the murder of a security guard, Raydor uncovers the leak in the department from Brenda's Terrell Baylor case.

Creator: James Duff | Director: Michael M. Robin | Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, J.K. Simmons, Corey Reynolds, Robert Gossett

39. ReGenesis (2004–2008)
Episode: Brood 14 (2008)

Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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Writer: Graham Clegg | Director: Kelly Makin | Stars: Peter Outerbridge, Wendy Crewson, Conrad Pla, Dmitry Chepovetsky

40. The Wingless Bird (1997– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1997)

Drama

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Writers: Catherine Cookson, Alan Seymour | Director: David Wheatley | Stars: Claire Skinner, Frank Grimes, Anne Reid, Amanda Royle

41. The Wingless Bird (1997– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1997)

Drama

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Writers: Catherine Cookson, Alan Seymour | Director: David Wheatley | Stars: Claire Skinner, Edward Atterton, Danny Dean, Elspeth Charlton

42. Lost Girl (2010– )
Episode: Fae Day (2010)

Crime, Fantasy

7.7
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The Fae are celebrating their holiest day called La Shoshain. In the middle of the partying at Trick's bar, a Banshee calls out the impending death of one of the people there. Bo becomes ... See full summary »

Creator: M.A. Lovretta | Director: Steve DiMarco | Stars: Anna Silk, Kris Holden-Ried, Ksenia Solo, Richard Howland

43. We'll Meet Again (1982– )
Episode: Hands Across the Sea (1982)

Drama, Romance

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The raid is not a total success. Red's plane gets separated from the others and flyer Danny Coogan ends up in hospital. Patricia returns to University and Vi carries on seeing Chuck. Letty ... See full summary »

Writer: David Butler | Director: Christopher Hodson | Stars: Susannah York, Michael Shannon, Ray Smith, June Barry

44. Flashpoint (2008–2012)
Episode: He Knows His Brother (2008)

TV-PG | 40 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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SRU responds to shots fired in a home where they find a well-connected lawyer shot, and the rest of the family protecting the shooter.

Creators: Mark Ellis, Stephanie Morgenstern | Director: Stephen Surjik | Stars: Landon Liboiron, Tyler Hynes, Hugh Dillon, Amy Jo Johnson

45. American Dad! (2005– )
Episode: I Am the Walrus (2011)

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy

7.7
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Stan resorts to extreme and cruel measures to humiliate Steve and maintain his alpha-male status in the house, and Hayley and Jeff turn to Principal Lewis for marriage counseling.

Writers: Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, Matt Weitzman, Keith Heisler | Director: Tim Parsons | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Scott Grimes, Rachael MacFarlane

46. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Love Is a Many Strangled Thing (2011)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

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The tables are turned for Homer and Bart after a therapist cures Homer of his violent tendencies toward the boy.

Writers: Matt Groening, James L. Brooks, Sam Simon, Bill Odenkirk | Director: Michael Polcino | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

47. Single White Spenny (2011– )
Episode: Luke (2011)

Comedy

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Creators: Spencer Rice, Stevie Ray Fromstein | Director: Peter Wellington | Stars: Spencer Rice, Debra McGrath, Amy Matysio, Wayne Thomas Yorke

48. American Dad! (2005– )
Episode: Son of Stan (2010)

TV-PG | Animation, Comedy

7.7
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Stan has a clone of Steve created so that he can have a competition with Francine to see who can raise him better. Meanwhile, Roger travels to Thailand to find Hayley and Jeff, and to get the reward money.

Writers: Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, Matt Weitzman, Erik Sommers, Matt Fusfeld, Alex Cuthbertson | Director: Chris Bennett | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Scott Grimes, Rachael MacFarlane

49. Skins (2011)
Episode: Stanley (2011)

Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Stanley steals his dad's pride & joy to get to school and avoid failing. Tony talks him into stealing the car again to attend the choir recital that night. Tony passionately kisses his ... See full summary »

Creators: Bryan Elsley, James Brittain | Director: Samir Rehem | Stars: Tom Barnett, Danny Flaherty, James Newman, Rachel Thevenard

50. We'll Meet Again (1982– )
Episode: The Big One (1982)

Drama, Romance

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Mac and Sally's friendship grows despite disapproval from her greedy,selfish mother-in-law Ruby. Mario and Sid organize the Independence Day dance where Vi and Chuck agree to marry,Rosie ... See full summary »

Writer: David Butler | Director: John Reardon | Stars: Susannah York, Michael Shannon, Ronald Hines, Lise Ann McLaughlin