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1. Gilmore Girls (2000–2007)

TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A drama centering around the relationship between a thirtysomething single mother and her teen daughter living in Stars Hollow, Connecticut.

Stars: Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Keiko Agena, Scott Patterson

2. Black Swan (2010)

R | 108 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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79 Metascore

A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.

Writers: Mark Heyman, Andres Heinz, John J. McLaughlin | Director: Darren Aronofsky | Stars: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel, Winona Ryder

3. Bates Motel (2013– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.2
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"Bates Motel" is a contemporary prequel to the genre-defining film "Psycho," and gives a portrayal of how Norman Bates' (Freddie Highmore) psyche unravels through his teenage years. Fans ... See full summary »

Creator: Anthony Cipriano | Stars: Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot, Nicola Peltz

4. The Goldbergs (2013– )

22 min | Comedy | Active

7.9
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Before there were parenting blogs, trophies for showing up, and peanut allergies, there was a simpler time called the '80s. For geeky 11-year old Adam these were his wonder years and he ... See full summary »

Creator: Adam F. Goldberg | Stars: Wendi McLendon-Covey, Jeff Garlin, George Segal, Sean Giambrone

5. Robin Hood (2010)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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53 Metascore

In 13th century England, Robin and his band of marauders confront corruption in a local village and lead an uprising against the crown that will forever alter the balance of world power.

Writers: Brian Helgeland, Ethan Reiff, Cyrus Voris | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Matthew Macfadyen, Max von Sydow

6. Burn Notice (2007–2013)

44 min | Action, Crime, Drama | Active

8.0
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A spy recently disavowed by the U.S. government uses his special ops training to help others in trouble.

Creator: Matt Nix | Stars: Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Bruce Campbell, Sharon Gless

7. About Cherry (2012)

R | 98 min | Drama

4.8
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33 Metascore

A drama centered on a troubled young woman who moves to San Francisco, where she gets involved in pornography and aligns herself with a cocaine-addicted lawyer.

Writers: Stephen Elliott, Lorelei Lee | Director: Stephen Elliott | Stars: Ashley Hinshaw, James Franco, Heather Graham, Lili Taylor

8. Fleming (2014 TV Mini-Series)

TV-MA | 44 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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Look at the 007 creator, Ian Fleming, and his early life set against the permissive society of war-torn WWII London.

Stars: Dominic Cooper, Lara Pulver, Samuel West, Anna Chancellor

9. Dance Moms (2011– )

TV-PG | 42 min | Reality-TV

4.7
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Set in Pittsburgh's renowned Abby Lee Dance Company, owned and operated by notoriously demanding and passionate instructor Abby Lee Miller, the series follows children's early steps on the ... See full summary »

Stars: Abby Lee Miller, Maddie Ziegler, Mackenzie Ziegler, Nia Frazier

10. The Love Guru (2008)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

3.8
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24 Metascore

Pitka an American raised outside of his country by gurus, returns to the States in order to break into the self-help business. His first challenge: To settle the romantic troubles and subsequent professional skid of a star hockey player whose wife left him for a rival athlete.

Writers: Mike Myers, Graham Gordy | Director: Marco Schnabel | Stars: Mike Myers, Jessica Alba, Romany Malco, Jessica Simpson

11. Arthur (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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36 Metascore

A drunken playboy stands to lose a wealthy inheritance when he falls for a woman his family doesn't like.

Writers: Peter Baynham, Steve Gordon | Director: Jason Winer | Stars: Russell Brand, Helen Mirren, Jennifer Garner, Greta Gerwig

12. The Rocker (2008)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Music

6.2
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53 Metascore

The Rocker tells the story of a failed drummer who is given a second chance at fame. Robert "Fish" Fishman is the extremely dedicated and astoundingly passionate drummer for the eighties ... See full summary »

Writers: Maya Forbes, Wallace Wolodarsky, Ryan Jaffe | Director: Peter Cattaneo | Stars: Rainn Wilson, Josh Gad, Christina Applegate, Teddy Geiger

13. The Oranges (2011)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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46 Metascore

The enduring friendship between the Walling and Ostroff families is tested when Nina, the prodigal Ostroff daughter, returns home for the holidays after a five-year absence and enters into an affair with David, head of the Walling family.

Writers: Ian Helfer, Jay Reiss | Director: Julian Farino | Stars: Leighton Meester, Hugh Laurie, Catherine Keener, Allison Janney

14. Monster-in-Law (2005)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy

5.4
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31 Metascore

The love life of Charlotte is reduced to an endless string of disastrous blind dates, until she meets the perfect man, Kevin. Unfortunately, his merciless mother will do anything to destroy their relationship.

Writer: Anya Kochoff | Director: Robert Luketic | Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Michael Vartan, Jane Fonda, Wanda Sykes

15. Hellcats (2010– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama | Active

6.8
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The wild world of competitive college cheerleading.

Creator: Kevin Murphy | Stars: Aly Michalka, Ashley Tisdale, Robbie Jones, Heather Hemmens

16. Snowglobe (2007 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 86 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.1
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A young woman discovers a Christmas-themed dreamworld inside a magical snowglobe.

Writers: Garrett Frawley, Brian Turner | Director: Ron Lagomarsino | Stars: Christina Milian, Erin Karpluk, Hilda Doherty, Jason Schombing

17. My Awkward Sexual Adventure (2012)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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To win back his ex-girlfriend, a conservative accountant enlists the help of an exotic dancer to guide him on a quest for sexual experience, leading him into a world of strip clubs, sensual massage parlors, cross-dressing and S & M.

Writer: Jonas Chernick | Director: Sean Garrity | Stars: Jonas Chernick, Emily Hampshire, Sarah Manninen, Vik Sahay

18. The Way He Looks (2014)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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72 Metascore

Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life, the relationship with his best friend, Giovana, and the way he sees the world change completely with the arrival of Gabriel.

Writer: Daniel Ribeiro | Director: Daniel Ribeiro | Stars: Ghilherme Lobo, Fabio Audi, Tess Amorim, Selma Egrei

19. I Killed My Mother (2009)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

7.4
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83 Metascore

A semi-autobiographical story about Dolan as a young homosexual at odds with his mother.

Writer: Xavier Dolan | Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Anne Dorval, Xavier Dolan, François Arnaud, Suzanne Clément

20. Prozac Nation (2001)

R | 95 min | Drama

6.3
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A young woman struggles with depression during her first year at Harvard. Based on Elizabeth Wurtzel's novel.

Writers: Elizabeth Wurtzel, Galt Niederhoffer, Frank Deasy, Larry Gross | Director: Erik Skjoldbjærg | Stars: Christina Ricci, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica Lange, Anne Heche

21. Something New (I) (2006)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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64 Metascore

Kenya McQueen, an accountant finds love in the most unexpected place when she agrees to go on a blind date with Brian Kelly, a sexy and free-spirited landscaper.

Writer: Kriss Turner | Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: Sanaa Lathan, Simon Baker, Golden Brooks, Fuzzy Fantabulous

22. Fame (1980)

R | 134 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.5
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A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend a New York high school for students gifted in the performing arts.

Writer: Christopher Gore | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Eddie Barth, Irene Cara, Lee Curreri, Laura Dean

23. Teddy Bear (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama

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70 Metascore

The 38-year-old bodybuilder Dennis would really like to find true love. He has never had a girlfriend and lives alone with his mother in a suburb of Copenhagen. When his uncle marries a ... See full summary »

Writers: Mads Matthiesen, Martin Zandvliet | Director: Mads Matthiesen | Stars: Kim Kold, David Winters, Per Otto Bersang Rasmussen, Elsebeth Steentoft

24. Alice (2009 TV Mini-Series)

240 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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Everything you know about Alice's adventures in Wonderland is about to be turned upside down in this modern-day miniseries event. Stars Kathy Bates, Caterina Scorsone, Matt Frewer, Harry Dean Stanton and Tim Curry.

Stars: Caterina Scorsone, Andrew Lee Potts, Matt Frewer, Kathy Bates

25. Revenge of the Bridesmaids (2010 TV Movie)

95 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Two women plot revenge against the woman marrying their friend's ex-boyfriend.

Writers: David Kendall, Bob Young, Stephanie Phillips, Mark Amato | Director: James Hayman | Stars: Raven-Symoné, JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Beth Broderick, David Clayton Rogers

26. The Dead Girl (2006)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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65 Metascore

The clues to a young woman's death come together as the lives of seemingly unrelated people begin to intersect.

Writer: Karen Moncrieff | Director: Karen Moncrieff | Stars: Toni Collette, Brittany Murphy, Marcia Gay Harden, Piper Laurie

27. Bloomington (2010)

83 min | Drama

6.1
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"Bloomington" is a coming-of-age drama about a former child actress attending college in search of independence and who ends up becoming romantically involved with a female professor.

Writer: Fernanda Cardoso | Director: Fernanda Cardoso | Stars: Allison McAtee, Sarah Stouffer, Katherine Ann McGregor, Ray Zupp

28. Easy Virtue (2008)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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58 Metascore

A young Englishman marries a glamorous American. When he brings her home to meet the parents, she arrives like a blast from the future - blowing their entrenched British stuffiness out the window.

Writers: Stephan Elliott, Sheridan Jobbins, Noel Coward | Director: Stephan Elliott | Stars: Jessica Biel, Ben Barnes, Kristin Scott Thomas, Colin Firth

29. Mother's Day (I) (2010)

R | 112 min | Horror, Thriller

6.3
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34 Metascore

The sadistic members of a villainous family return to their childhood home to terrorize the new home owners and their guests.

Writers: Scott Milam, Charles Kaufman, Warren Leight | Director: Darren Lynn Bousman | Stars: Rebecca De Mornay, Jaime King, Shawn Ashmore, Briana Evigan

30. Cherry (I) (2010)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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An Ivy League freshman gets an unexpected education when he falls for an older woman and her 14 year-old daughter develops a crush on him.

Writer: Jeffrey Fine | Director: Jeffrey Fine | Stars: Kyle Gallner, Laura Allen, Britt Robertson, Matt Walsh

31. Huff (2004–2006)

55 min | Drama, Comedy

8.1
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Psychiatrist Craig Huffstodt (Azaria) experiences his own midlife crisis.

Creator: Bob Lowry | Stars: Hank Azaria, Paget Brewster, Anton Yelchin, Andy Comeau

32. Driving Lessons (2006)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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56 Metascore

A coming of age story about a shy teenage boy trying to escape from the influence of his domineering mother. His world changes when he begins to work for a retired actress.

Writer: Jeremy Brock | Director: Jeremy Brock | Stars: Rupert Grint, Laura Linney, Julie Walters, Fay Cohen

33. Sassy Pants (2012)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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51 Metascore

Desperate to get out from under her overprotective mother, a home-schooled teen runs off to live with her dad, and forms a bond with his much-younger boyfriend.

Writer: Coley Sohn | Director: Coley Sohn | Stars: Haley Joel Osment, Anna Gunn, Ashley Rickards, Martin Spanjers

34. Marty (1955)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A middle-aged butcher and a school teacher who have given up on the idea of love, meet at a dance and fall in love.

Writer: Paddy Chayefsky | Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Ernest Borgnine, Betsy Blair, Esther Minciotti, Augusta Ciolli

35. Como agua para chocolate (1992)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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This movie is about how life used to be in Mexico. It is a love story between Pedro and Tita, and why they coudn't get married because Tita's mother wanted her oldest daughter to get ... See full summary »

Writer: Laura Esquivel | Director: Alfonso Arau | Stars: Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos, Regina Torné, Mario Iván Martínez

36. Grace (III) (2009)

R | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.2
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52 Metascore

After losing her unborn child, Madeline Matheson insists on carrying the baby to term. Following the delivery, the child miraculously returns to life with an appetite for human blood. Madeline is faced with a mother's ultimate decision.

Writer: Paul Solet | Director: Paul Solet | Stars: Jordan Ladd, Samantha Ferris, Gabrielle Rose, Stephen Park

37. Small Town Saturday Night (2010)

R | 94 min | Drama

5.3
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Just days before leaving for Nashville, Rhett Ryan discovers that the desire to follow his dream conflicts with his desire to be with the woman he loves. While Samantha does love the ... See full summary »

Writer: Ryan Craig | Director: Ryan Craig | Stars: Shawn Christian, Chris Pine, Bre Blair, Kali Majors

38. Greenfingers (2000)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.9
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46 Metascore

A prison inmate with a green thumb goes on to compete in a national gardening competition. Based on a true story.

Writer: Joel Hershman | Director: Joel Hershman | Stars: Clive Owen, Helen Mirren, David Kelly, Warren Clarke

39. Real Women Have Curves (2002)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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71 Metascore

This is the story of Ana, a first generation Mexican-American teenager on the verge of becoming a woman. She lives in the predominately Latino community of East Los Angeles. Freshly ... See full summary »

Writers: Josefina Lopez, George LaVoo | Director: Patricia Cardoso | Stars: America Ferrera, Lupe Ontiveros, Ingrid Oliu, George Lopez

40. Middle of Nowhere (2008)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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An irresponsible mother blows her eldest daughter's college fund on her youngest daughter's modeling campaign.

Writer: Michelle Morgan | Director: John Stockwell | Stars: Eva Amurri Martino, Anton Yelchin, Willa Holland, Susan Sarandon

41. Futurama: Bender's Game (2008 Video)

88 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.3
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The Planet Express crew get trapped in a fantasy world.

Creators: Matt Groening, David X. Cohen | Director: Dwayne Carey-Hill | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

42. Butterflies Are Free (1972)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.2
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A blind man moves into his own apartment against the wishes of his overprotective mother, and befriends the freethinking young woman next door.

Writer: Leonard Gershe | Director: Milton Katselas | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Edward Albert, Eileen Heckart, Paul Michael Glaser

43. Grimm Love (2006)

R | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.3
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In Germany, as graduate student Katie Armstrong researches cannibal killer Oliver Hagen for her thesis, she becomes obsessed with her subject and ultimately plunges into a lifestyle similar to Hagen's and the thousands of people like him.

Writer: T.S. Faull | Director: Martin Weisz | Stars: Thomas Kretschmann, Keri Russell, Thomas Huber, Rainier Meissner

44. The Perfect House (2012)

84 min | Horror

4.0
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A young couple's dream home turns into a house of horrors when the disturbing, violent acts of three generations of doomed families is reawakened for them to witness.

Writer: Kris Hulbert | Directors: Kris Hulbert, Randy Kent | Stars: Felissa Rose, Jonathan Tiersten, John Philbin, Dustin Stevens

45. Smooth Talk (1985)

PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.4
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A free-spirited 15-year-old girl flirts with a dangerous stranger in the Northern California suburbs and must prepare herself for the frightening and traumatic consequences.

Writers: Joyce Carol Oates, Tom Cole | Director: Joyce Chopra | Stars: Treat Williams, Laura Dern, Mary Kay Place, Margaret Welsh

46. Don't Go in the House (1979)

R | 82 min | Horror

5.6
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A disturbed young man who was burned as a child by his sadistic mother stalks women with a flamethrower.

Writers: Joe Masefield, Joseph Ellison, Ellen Hammill | Director: Joseph Ellison | Stars: Dan Grimaldi, Charles Bonet, Bill Ricci, Robert Osth

47. The Pack (2010)

R | 84 min | Horror

4.8
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One winter morning, while driving through the desolate French countryside, traveler Charlotte picks up hitchhiker Max. Together they stop at a roadside diner, where a strange and depraved horror awaits.

Writer: Franck Richard | Director: Franck Richard | Stars: Yolande Moreau, Émilie Dequenne, Benjamin Biolay, Philippe Nahon

48. Hunger Point (2003 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

5.7
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A family is pushed to its limits when one of the daughters' lives is blighted by an eating disorder.

Writers: Jillian Medoff, Deborah Amelon | Director: Joan Micklin Silver | Stars: Barbara Hershey, Christina Hendricks, Susan May Pratt, Jeremy Akerman

49. Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (1989 TV Mini-Series)

165 min | Drama

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Jessica's extraordinarily strong will and heart enables her to rebel against her fanatical, cult-like upbringing. From seven to seventeen Jess is brainwashed to be one of the 'saved', to ... See full summary »

Stars: Cathryn Bradshaw, Emily Aston, Charlotte Coleman, Kenneth Cranham

50. Carry on Emmannuelle (1978)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

2.8
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The beautiful and sex-starved Emmannuelle Prevert just cannot inflame her husband's ardour. In frustration she seduces a string of VIPs, including the Prime Minister and the American ... See full summary »

Writer: Lance Peters | Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Williams, Suzanne Danielle, Kenneth Connor, Joan Sims