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1. Submarine (2010)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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76 Metascore

15-year-old Oliver Tate has two objectives: To lose his virginity before his next birthday, and to extinguish the flame between his mother and an ex-lover who has resurfaced in her life.

Writers: Richard Ayoade, Joe Dunthorne | Director: Richard Ayoade | Stars: Craig Roberts, Sally Hawkins, Paddy Considine, Noah Taylor

2. Reign Over Me (2007)

R | 124 min | Drama

7.5
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61 Metascore

A man who lost his family in the September 11 attack on New York City runs into his old college roommate. Rekindling the friendship is the one thing that appears able to help the man recover from his grief.

Writer: Mike Binder | Director: Mike Binder | Stars: Adam Sandler, Don Cheadle, Jada Pinkett Smith, Liv Tyler

3. Pink Floyd The Wall (1982)

R | 95 min | Animation, Drama, Musical

8.0
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A troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.

Writer: Roger Waters | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Bob Geldof, Christine Hargreaves, James Laurenson, Eleanor David

4. Tuck Everlasting (2002)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Romance, Family

6.7
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66 Metascore

A young woman meets and falls in love with a young man who is part of a family of immortals.

Writers: Natalie Babbitt, Jeffrey Lieber, James V. Hart | Director: Jay Russell | Stars: Alexis Bledel, Jonathan Jackson, Sissy Spacek, William Hurt

5. The Guilt Trip (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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50 Metascore

As inventor Andy Brewster is about to embark on the road trip of a lifetime, a quick stop at his mom's house turns into an unexpected cross-country voyage with her along for the ride.

Writer: Dan Fogelman | Director: Anne Fletcher | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Seth Rogen, Julene Renee, Zabryna Guevara

6. The Way He Looks (2014)

95 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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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, Júlio Machado

7. 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

8. Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (1997 Video)

PG | 74 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.7
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Wayne Szalinzki a wacky, absent-minded inventor, is back again but only this time he decides to use his infamous shrink machine just one more time. After when his wife Diane asks him to get... See full summary »

Writers: Karey Kirkpatrick, Nell Scovell, Joel Hodgson | Director: Dean Cundey | Stars: Rick Moranis, Eve Gordon, Bug Hall, Robin Bartlett

9. Elvis (2005 TV Movie)

173 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.4
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A chronicle of the life of Elvis Presley (Rhys Meyers), from his humble beginnings to his rise to international stardom.

Writer: Patrick Sheane Duncan | Director: James Steven Sadwith | Stars: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Randy Quaid, Rose McGowan, Tim Guinee

10. Mother (2009)

R | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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79 Metascore

A mother desperately searches for the killer who framed her son for a girl's horrific murder.

Writers: Joon-ho Bong, Eun-kyo Park | Director: Joon-ho Bong | Stars: Hye-ja Kim, Bin Won, Ku Jin, Je-mun Yun

11. 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

12. Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992)

PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Comedy

3.9
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A tough detective's mother comes to visit him and begins to meddle in his life and career.

Writers: Blake Snyder, William Osborne, William Davies | Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Estelle Getty, JoBeth Williams, Roger Rees

13. Lymelife (2008)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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64 Metascore

A family unit begins to bow under the pressure of a failing marriage.

Writers: Derick Martini, Steven Martini | Director: Derick Martini | Stars: Rory Culkin, Alec Baldwin, Jill Hennessy, Emma Roberts

14. The Monitor (2011)

R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

5.7
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After a baby monitor picks up another channel, Anna begins reliving the nightmare she'd recently escaped.

Writer: Pål Sletaune | Director: Pål Sletaune | Stars: Noomi Rapace, Kristoffer Joner, Vetle Qvenild Werring, Stig R. Amdam

15. 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

16. The Truth About Jane (2000 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama

6.9
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A high-school girl's first sexual experience is with another girl, and, along with her first broken heart, she must deal with her mother's reaction to her revelation that she is a lesbian and with ostracism at school.

Writer: Lee Rose | Director: Lee Rose | Stars: Stockard Channing, Ellen Muth, Kelly Rowan, Jenny O'Hara

17. Warm Springs (2005 TV Movie)

121 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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Franklin Roosevelt, left a paraplegic from polio at 39 years of age, seeks out a miracle cure in the backwoods of Georgia.

Writer: Margaret Nagle | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Cynthia Nixon, David Paymer, Tim Blake Nelson

18. Rock Haven (2007)

78 min | Drama

5.5
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Brady (Sean Hoagland), who will shortly be going away to college, is a shy, introspective 18 year old, who moves to the coastal seaside town of Rock Haven with his overprotective, widowed ... See full summary »

Writer: David Lewis | Director: David Lewis | Stars: Sean Hoagland, Owen Alabado, Laura Jane Coles, Katheryn Hecht

19. Home from the Hill (1960)

Approved | 150 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Captain Wade Hunnicutt is the wealthiest and most powerful citizen in his Texan town; he is also a notorious womanizer, which has turned his wife Hannah against him. She has brought up ... See full summary »

Writers: Harriet Frank Jr., Irving Ravetch, William Humphrey | Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Eleanor Parker, George Peppard, George Hamilton

20. The Silence (2010– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Stars: Genevieve Barr, Douglas Henshall, Dervla Kirwan, Harry Ferrier

21. Family Life (1971)

108 min | Drama

7.8
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A teenage girl suffers a nervous breakdown.

Writer: David Mercer | Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Sandy Ratcliff, Bill Dean, Grace Cave, Malcolm Tierney

22. Bakgat! (2008)

96 min | Comedy

6.4
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Wimpie Koekemoer - the biggest geek in school. He is constantly embarrassed by his conservative mother and his strange father, especially in front of girls. Wimpie dreams of being popular. ... See full summary »

Writers: Henk Pretorius, Danie Bester | Director: Henk Pretorius | Stars: Ivan Botha, Cherie van der Merwe, Altus Theart, Andrew Thompson

23. You're Gonna Miss Me (2005)

91 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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64 Metascore

Documentary about rock pioneer Roky Erickson, detailing his rise as a psychedelic hero, his lengthy institutionalization, his descent into poverty and filth, and his brother's struggle with their religious mother to improve Roky's care.

Director: Keven McAlester | Stars: Byron Coley, 13th Floor Elevators, Evelyn Erickson, Roky Erickson

24. Nice Girls Don't Explode (1987)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

5.5
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April has a problem. Whenever she gets anything like passionate with a guy all sorts of things seem to spontaneously combust. The only men she meets more then once are firefighters. ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Harris | Director: Chuck Martinez | Stars: Barbara Harris, Michelle Meyrink, William O'Leary, Wallace Shawn

25. Love at First Kill (2008)

Thriller

3.9
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An overprotective mother tries to stop her son's budding relationship with a flirtatious young divorcée.

Writer: Guy Lee Thys | Director: John Daly | Stars: Margot Kidder, Lyne Renee, Michael Bowen, Adriana O'Neil

26. My Mother Frank (2000)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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When a meddlesome mother enrolls in university with her son, old and new worlds collide with awesome consequences.

Writer: Mark Lamprell | Director: Mark Lamprell | Stars: Sinéad Cusack, Sam Neill, Matthew Newton, Rose Byrne

27. Sherina's Adventure (2000)

112 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.3
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Writer: Jujur Prananto | Director: Riri Riza | Stars: Sherina Munaf, Derby Romero, Didi Petet, Ucy Nurul

28. Hollyrock-a-Bye Baby (1993 TV Movie)

96 min | Animation, Family

5.9
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Taking place after, "I, Yabba Dabba Do," the Flinstones and the Rubbles find out their children, Pebbles and Bamm Bamm, are soon-to-become parents.

Writers: Rich Fogel, Mark Seidenberg | Director: William Hanna | Stars: Henry Corden, Raquel Welch, Frank Welker, Charlie Brill

29. Navy Blues (1929)

Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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On shore leave, a young sailor meets and falls in love with a pretty young blonde. He goes home with her to meet her parents, but they don't approve of him at all. Their daughter takes ... See full summary »

Writers: Raymond L. Schrock, Dale Van Every, J.C. Nugent, Elliott Nugent, W.L. River | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: William Haines, Anita Page, Karl Dane, J.C. Nugent

30. South of the Border (1939)

Passed | 70 min | Western

6.3
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Federal Agent Gene Autry and his sidekick Frog are sent to Mexico to prevent foreign powers from gaining control of Mexican oil refineries and fomenting revolution among the Mexican people.... See full summary »

Writers: Betty Burbridge, Gerald Geraghty, Dorrell McGowan, Stuart E. McGowan | Director: George Sherman | Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, June Storey, Lupita Tovar

31. Scout toujours... (1985)

98 min | Comedy

5.3
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France, 1965 - An aging mamma's boy becomes the replacement leader of a rowdy group of teenage boy scouts who make his life miserable.

Writers: Christian Biegalski, Pierre Geller, Gérard Jugnot | Director: Gérard Jugnot | Stars: Gérard Jugnot, Jean-Claude Leguay, Jean-Yves Chatelais, Jean-Paul Comart

32. My Monster Mom (2008)

98 min | Comedy

4.7
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Single-mom Esme gives her daughter for adoption to her elder brother who immediately goes to America. Twenty-seven years later, daughter Abby goes back to the Philippines to meet her real ... See full summary »

Writer: Jose Javier Reyes | Director: Jose Javier Reyes | Stars: Rhian Ramos, Cherrie Madrigal, Richard Gutierrez, Ces Aldaba

33. Zonja nga qyteti (1976)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

8.4
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Writer: Ruzhdi Pulaha | Director: Piro Milkani | Stars: Violeta Manushi, Rajmonda Bullku, Stavri Shkurti, Pandi Raidhi

34. On the Verge of a Fever (2004)

88 min | Drama

6.0
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Writer: Dany Laferrière | Director: John L'Ecuyer | Stars: Lansana Kourouma, Uly Darly, Mireille Metellus, Koumba Ball

35. Louise (1939)

83 min | Musical

6.3
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Louise, a young seamstress, has fallen in love with Julien, her neighbor, a composer who lives a Bohemian life with his friends, artists like him. Her over-possessive working class parents ... See full summary »

Writers: Gustave Charpentier, Roland Dorgelès, Abel Gance, Steve Passeur | Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Grace Moore, Georges Thill, André Pernet, Suzanne Desprès

36. Reckless Decision (1933)

53 min | Drama

4.8
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A mother and father try to find a way to protect their young daughter against the influences of booze, wild parties and (gasp!) dancing during the Jazz Age.

Stars: Barbara Kent, Don Dillaway, William Farnum, Leila McIntyre

37. Pump Trouble (1954)

13 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

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An anxious man in his forties quits his job and resigns himself to an early death after a supposed heart attack, but his doctor sets him straight.

Writers: William Bernal, Gene Deitch | Director: Gene Deitch | Star: Allen Swift

38. Masters of Horror (2005– )
Episode: Dance of the Dead (2005)

TV-MA | 59 min | Horror, Thriller

5.1
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In a post-apocalypse society, 17-year-old Peggy lives with her over-protective mother and works in her restaurant. She misses her sister Anna, who died some time ago. When two couples of ... See full summary »

Creator: Mick Garris | Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: Emily Anne Graham, Genevieve Buechner, Margot Berner, Marilyn Norry

39. Lost Girl (2010– )
Episode: Death Didn't Become Him (2011)

45 min | Crime, Fantasy

7.7
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Trick asks Dyson and Bo to help a friend of his, whose dead husband has been stolen from his grave. The two find out that a Lich is behind this, a dark Fae who eats human flesh and whose ... See full summary »

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

40. Secret Garden (2010–2011)
Episode: Episode #1.19 (2011)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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With Joo Won's adult memories locked away in his subconscious, Boon-Hong makes another bold stab to permanently crowbar Ra Im out of her son's life.

Writer: Eun-sook Kim | Stars: Ji-won Ha, Hyun Bin, Sang-Hyun Yoon, Sa-rang Kim

41. Fawlty Towers (1975–1979)
Episode: Gourmet Night (1975)

TV-PG | 29 min | Comedy

8.8
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The Fawltys are very pleased with their new chef, Kurt. He was recommended to them by their friend André who runs a nice restaurant in town. All in all, he's working out quite well and they... See full summary »

Writers: John Cleese, Connie Booth | Director: John Howard Davies | Stars: John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Connie Booth

42. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Lost Verizon (2008)

TV-PG | 21 min | Animation, Comedy

6.9
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Bart gets in trouble with Marge after she finds out that he has Denis Leary's cell phone and is using it to make prank phone calls.

Writers: Matt Groening, James L. Brooks, Sam Simon, John Frink | Director: Raymond S. Persi | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

43. Family Guy (1999– )
Episode: Meg and Quagmire (2012)

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy

7.4
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When Meg turns 18, Quagmire tries to make his move on her, but Peter tries to stop him.

Writers: Seth MacFarlane, David Zuckerman, Tom Devanney, Anthony Blasucci, Mike Desilets | Directors: Joseph Lee, Peter Shin, Steve Beers | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

44. I, Claudius (1976– )
Episode: Queen of Heaven (1976)

Not Rated | Drama, History

8.2
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Tiberius embarks on a series of acts of debauchery, having sex with anybody he pleases, with Caligula a willing participant. Livia is shocked and Tiberius arranges to give her a horoscope ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Graves, Jack Pulman | Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Siân Phillips, George Baker, Margaret Tyzack

45. I, Claudius (1976– )
Episode: Some Justice (1976)

Not Rated | Drama, History

8.2
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Tiberius, aided by Sejanus, is proving to be a harsh ruler with only Germannicus able to keep him under control. However, whilst he is in Syria Germannicus is mysteriously poisoned. His ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Graves, Jack Pulman | Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Siân Phillips, George Baker, Margaret Tyzack

46. American Dad! (2005– )
Episode: Spelling Bee My Baby (2013)

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy

7.4
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Francine tries to ensure that Steve beats Toshi's sister Akiko in a spelling bee while Roger and Stan try to help Hayley go through the stages of grief over Jeff's departure.

Writers: Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, Matt Weitzman, Lesley Wake | Directors: Rodney Clouden, Ron Hughart, Brent Woods | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Scott Grimes, Rachael MacFarlane

47. Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003– )
Episode: Stranger Danger (2008)

TV-14 | Comedy, Documentary

8.0
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Penn and Teller argue that parents are now too protective of their kids.

Creators: Randall Moldave, Eric Small | Directors: Star Price, Tim Rogan, Ted Saad, David Wechter | Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, Ann Marie Frohoff, John Paul Lubran

48. Taxi (1978–1983)
Episode: Sugar Ray Nardo (1983)

TV-PG | Comedy

6.2
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Elaines son takes on boxing with a little encouragement from Tony Banta.

Writers: James L. Brooks, Stan Daniels, David Davis, Ed. Weinberger, Katherine Green | Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Judd Hirsch, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner, Tony Danza

49. Gilmore Girls (2000–2007)
Episode: Super Cool Party People (2006)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Luke decides to give April a birthday party at the diner. Lorelai volunteers to help, and is hurt when Luke explains that he still thinks it's too soon for them to meet. However, Luke ... See full summary »

Writers: Amy Sherman-Palladino, David S. Rosenthal | Director: Ken Whittingham | Stars: Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Melissa McCarthy, Scott Patterson

50. Short Short Dramas (1952–1953)
Episode: The Cloud (1952)

Comedy, Drama

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A woman, the wife of a foreign correspondent, struggles to free herself from her over-protective mother's influence.

Stars: Peggy Allenby, Loretta Daye, Jamie Smith