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1. Men, Women & Children (2014)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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37 Metascore

A group of high school teenagers and their parents attempt to navigate the many ways the Internet has changed their relationships, their communication, their self-image, and their love lives.

Writers: Jason Reitman, Erin Cressida Wilson, Chad Kultgen | Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: Kaitlyn Dever, Rosemarie DeWitt, Ansel Elgort, Jennifer Garner

2. Carrie (2013)

R | 100 min | Drama, Horror

6.0
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53 Metascore

A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.

Writers: Lawrence D. Cohen, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Stephen King | Director: Kimberly Peirce | Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore, Gabriella Wilde, Portia Doubleday

3. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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70 Metascore

A new kid must find a guy to date the meanest girl in school, the older sister of the girl he has a crush on, who cannot date until her older sister does.

Writers: Karen McCullah, Kirsten Smith | Director: Gil Junger | Stars: Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Larisa Oleynik

4. Footloose (1984)

R | 107 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.4
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A city teenager moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.

Writer: Dean Pitchford | Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest

5. Hotel Transylvania (2012)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.1
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47 Metascore

Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teen-aged daughter.

Writers: Peter Baynham, Robert Smigel, Todd Durham, Dan Hageman, Kevin Hageman | Director: Genndy Tartakovsky | Stars: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez

6. Carrie (1976)

R | 98 min | Horror

7.4
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A young, abused and timid 17-year-old girl discovers she has telekinesis, and gets pushed to the limit on the night of her school's prom by a humiliating prank.

Writers: Stephen King, Lawrence D. Cohen | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, John Travolta

7. The Virgin Suicides (1999)

R | 97 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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76 Metascore

A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.

Writers: Jeffrey Eugenides, Sofia Coppola | Director: Sofia Coppola | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Josh Hartnett, James Woods, Kathleen Turner

8. Footloose (2011)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.8
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58 Metascore

City teenager Ren MacCormack moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.

Writers: Dean Pitchford, Craig Brewer | Director: Craig Brewer | Stars: Kenny Wormald, Julianne Hough, Dennis Quaid, Andie MacDowell

9. Hairspray (2007)

PG | 117 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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81 Metascore

Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

Writers: Leslie Dixon, John Waters, Mark O'Donnell, Thomas Meehan | Director: Adam Shankman | Stars: John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Nikki Blonsky, Michelle Pfeiffer

10. The Waterboy (1998)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Sport

6.0
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41 Metascore

A waterboy for a college football team discovers he has a unique tackling ability and becomes a member of the team.

Writers: Tim Herlihy, Adam Sandler | Director: Frank Coraci | Stars: Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Henry Winkler, Fairuza Balk

11. The Other Sister (1999)

PG-13 | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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28 Metascore

A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.

Writers: Alexandra Rose, Blair Richwood, Garry Marshall, Bob Brunner | Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Juliette Lewis, Diane Keaton, Giovanni Ribisi, Tom Skerritt

12. Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama

7.8
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A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies.

Writers: Stewart Stern, Irving Shulman, Nicholas Ray | Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus

13. House Party (1990)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.2
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Young Kid has been invited to a party at his friend Play's house. But after a fight at school, Kid's father grounds him. None the less, Kid sneaks out when his father falls asleep. But Kid ... See full summary »

Writer: Reginald Hudlin | Director: Reginald Hudlin | Stars: Christopher Reid, Robin Harris, Christopher Martin, Martin Lawrence

14. Christine (1983)

R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.6
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A nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it.

Writers: Stephen King, Bill Phillips | Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul, Robert Prosky

15. Bye Bye Birdie (1963)

Approved | 112 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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A rock singer travels to a small Ohio town to make his "farewell" television performance and kiss his biggest fan before he is drafted.

Writers: Michael Stewart, Irving Brecher | Director: George Sidney | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Ann-Margret, Janet Leigh, Maureen Stapleton

16. Rose Red (2002 TV Mini-Series)

PG-13 | 254 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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A group of people with psychic powers are invited to spend the night in a haunted house.

Stars: Nancy Travis, Matt Keeslar, Kimberly J. Brown, David Dukes

17. Sunset Beach (1997–1999)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

7.0
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Having discovered her fiancé Tim Truman kissing another woman, Meg Cummings leaves her home in Kansas on their wedding day to start a new life in Sunset Beach, California. Her goal is to ... See full summary »

Creators: Robert Guza Jr., Josh Griffith, Charles Pratt Jr. | Stars: Lesley-Anne Down, Sam Behrens, Susan Ward, Lance Gutterman

18. Peyton Place (1964–1969)

30 min | Drama

7.5
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The original primetime soap took place in the title town, which was founded by the Peyton family, whose members included the Harringtons. Some of the plots involved Rodney Harrington, the ... See full summary »

Creators: Paul Monash, Irna Phillips | Stars: Barbara Parkins, Ed Nelson, Ryan O'Neal, Christopher Connelly

19. The Baby (1973)

PG | 84 min | Horror, Thriller

6.1
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A social worker who recently lost her husband investigates the strange Wadsworth family. The Wadsworths might not seem too unusual to hear about them at first - consisting of the mother, ... See full summary »

Writer: Abe Polsky | Director: Ted Post | Stars: Anjanette Comer, Ruth Roman, Marianna Hill, Susanne Zenor

20. Shout (1991)

PG-13 | 89 min | Drama, Music, Romance

4.9
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A new music teacher in a 1955 West Texas home for wayward boys brings new vision and hope for many of the interned boys.

Writer: Joe Gayton | Director: Jeffrey Hornaday | Stars: John Travolta, Jamie Walters, Heather Graham, Richard Jordan

21. 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

22. Kings Row (1942)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.8
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The dark side and hypocrisy of provincial American life is seen through the eyes of five children as they grow to adulthood at the turn-of-the-century.

Writers: Casey Robinson, Henry Bellamann | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Robert Cummings, Ronald Reagan, Betty Field

23. Summer of the Monkeys (1998)

G | 101 min | Drama, Family

6.2
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Summer Of The Monkeys (set in 1910 on the prairies of Canada) follows the story of a young boy, Jay, who dreams of getting enough money to buy his dream horse. One summer Jay finds four ... See full summary »

Writers: Wilson Rawls, Greg Taylor, Jim Strain | Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Michael Ontkean, Leslie Hope, Wilford Brimley, Corey Sevier

24. Take Her, She's Mine (1963)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy

6.4
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A father's attempts to protect his college-age daughter from trouble backfire, and he finds himself in the middle of scandal after scandal.

Writers: Phoebe Ephron, Henry Ephron, Nunnally Johnson | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: James Stewart, Sandra Dee, Audrey Meadows, Robert Morley

25. Frank McKlusky, C.I. (2002)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy

4.0
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A clumsy insurance claims investigator goes undercover to expose a conspiracy.

Writers: Mark Perez, Dave Sheridan | Director: Arlene Sanford | Stars: Dave Sheridan, Cameron Richardson, Randy Quaid, Dolly Parton

26. Bommarillu (2006)

170 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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Siddu is the son of an over-protective business man. Every decision of his is made by his father, which leads him into frustration. He half-heartedly agrees to become engaged to a rich ... See full summary »

Writers: Bhaskar, Rajasimha, Abburi Ravi | Director: Bhaskar | Stars: Siddharth, Genelia D'Souza, Prakash Raj, Srinivasa Rao Kota

27. Mommy (1995)

89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.1
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An unofficial "sequel" to "The Bad Seed", Patty McCormack's "Mommy" is psychotically obsessed with her 12-year-old daughter Jessica Ann -- so much so that when she finds out Jessica didn't ... See full summary »

Writer: Max Allan Collins | Director: Max Allan Collins | Stars: Patty McCormack, Rachel Lemieux, Jason Miller, Brinke Stevens

28. The Book of Ruth (2004 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.0
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The tensions that arise when a newlywed has her new husband move into the home of her oppressive mother.

Writers: Jane Hamilton, Suzette Couture | Director: Bill Eagles | Stars: Christine Lahti, Nicholle Tom, Evan Jones, Teryl Rothery

29. Aisi Bhi Kya Jaldi Hai (1996)

Comedy, Romance

6.6
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The story is about a single father (Sachin) who is overly protective of her daughter (Srishti Behl) and does not like the idea that his daughter will leave him after marriage and hence ... See full summary »

Writer: Sajeev Kapoor | Director: Sachin | Stars: Sachin, Vivek Mushran, Ashok Saraf, Archana Puran Singh

30. Zelly and Me (1988)

PG | 87 min | Drama

6.0
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A young orphan who lives with her grandmother in a large Virginian home infatuates herself with the voices of Joan d'Arc. Her nanny seeks out the help of a rich suitor (David Lynch's first ... See full summary »

Writer: Tina Rathborne | Director: Tina Rathborne | Stars: Isabella Rossellini, Alexandra Johnes, Glynis Johns, Kaiulani Lee

31. A Call to Remember (1997 TV Movie)

R | 110 min | Drama

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Writer: Max Eisenberg | Director: Jack Bender | Stars: Blythe Danner, Joe Mantegna, David Lascher, Kevin Zegers

32. Alex Is Lovesick (1986)

88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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The movie is a romantic comedy which takes place in Israel during the Austerity period of the 1950s. The movie's hero is Alex, a 13 year old boy who is about to attend his Bar Mitzvah. Alex... See full summary »

Writer: Boaz Davidson | Director: Boaz Davidson | Stars: Eitan Anshel, Sharon Hacohen, Uri Kabiri, Avi Kushnir

33. Can You Feel Me Dancing? (1986 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.4
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A young blind woman struggles for independence.

Writers: J. Miyoko Hensley, Steven Hensley | Director: Michael Miller | Stars: Justine Bateman, Max Gail, Jason Bateman, Frances Lee McCain

34. All Hell Let Loose (2002)

100 min | Drama

5.5
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Writer: Susan Taslimi | Director: Susan Taslimi | Stars: Melinda Kinnaman, Hassan Brijany, Caroline Rauf, Meliz Karlge

35. Rigoletto (2003 TV Movie)

100 min | Music, Drama

5.9
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1960's. Rigoletto the Jester is overprotecting his daughter Gilda. He wants revenge when he finds out she's in love with the womanizer Duca.

Writers: Francesco Maria Piave, Victor Hugo, Corina Van Eijk, Irma Achten | Director: Corina Van Eijk | Stars: Peter Michailov, Karen Wierzba, Jasmin Besig, Charles Alvez da Cruz

36. Rigoletto (1946)

105 min | Music, Romance

7.6
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Writer: Francesco Maria Piave | Director: Carmine Gallone | Stars: Tito Gobbi, Marcella Govoni, Lina Pagliughi, Mario Filippeschi

37. Rigoletto e la sua tragedia (1956)

91 min | Musical, Romance

5.4
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Writers: Francesco Maria Piave, Flavio Calzavara, Jacopo Corsi, Paola Ojetti | Director: Flavio Calzavara | Stars: Aldo Silvani, Tito Gobbi, Janet Vidor, Pina Arnaldi

38. Dead or Alive 2 Ultimate (2004 Video Game)

M | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Director: Tomonobu Itagaki | Stars: Houko Kuwashima, Sakura Tange, Takeshi Aono, Yûko Nagashima

39. Dead or Alive 3 (2001 Video Game)

T | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Directors: Tomonobu Itagaki, Hiroaki Matsui | Stars: Houko Kuwashima, Hideyuki Hori, Yui Horie, Bin Shimada

40. Secret de banlieue (2002)

90 min | Thriller

6.3
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Writers: Bernard Dansereau, Annie Pierard | Director: Louis Choquette | Stars: Jean-François Pichette, Elise Guilbault, Roxanne Gaudette-Loiseau, Joannie Lemay

41. South Park (1997– )
Episode: Broadway Bro Down (2011)

TV-MA | Animation, Comedy

7.8
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Randy discovers a secret: women give blow jobs after seeing stage musicals because there are hidden subliminal references to blow jobs in the songs and women don't know it. Shelly has a love interest.

Creators: Trey Parker, Matt Stone | Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, April Stewart, Robert Lopez

42. Who's the Boss? (1984–1992)
Episode: Daddy's Little Montague Girl (1986)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.5
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When her best friend Marci applies for a highly expensive private school, Samantha wants to apply as well. This gladdens Angela, but worries Tony.

Creators: Martin Cohan, Blake Hunter | Director: Asaad Kelada | Stars: Tony Danza, Judith Light, Alyssa Milano, Danny Pintauro

43. Byker Grove (1989–2006)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1989)

Drama, Family, Romance

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Gill's upset because Julie's been banned: Donna's delighted because she'll be the star of the show.

Writers: Adele Rose, Andrea Wonfor | Director: Matthew Robinson | Stars: Jimmy Swan, Craig Reilly, Caspar Berry, Craig Grieveson

44. Ghost Whisperer (2005–2010)
Episode: Home But Not Alone (2008)

TV-14 | 48 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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Ned asks Melinda's help when he's injured by what appears to be a ghost haunting his new girlfriend, but as Melinda struggles to solve the mystery of who the ghost is she runs into interference from the girlfriend's family.

Creator: John Gray | Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt, David Conrad, Jay Mohr, Camryn Manheim

45. Joan of Arcadia (2003–2005)
Episode: Just Say No (2003)

TV-PG | Drama, Fantasy

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God asks Joan to hold a yard sale. While Will gets involved in a pending rape case, Joan's mother is reminded of an unpleasant piece of her past. Kevin gets a job as a fact checker at a ... See full summary »

Creator: Barbara Hall | Director: Steve Gomer | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Mary Steenburgen, Amber Tamblyn, Jason Ritter

46. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Shirley Temple: The Biggest Little Star (1996)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.3
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She debuted at age three and became a star at six when her mother landed her the lead role in Little Miss Marker, the box-office sensation of 1934. As America's princess, Shirley Temple ... See full summary »

Writers: Kevin Burns, Kim Egan, Jeff Scheftel, Andy Thomas | Directors: Jeff Scheftel, Andrew Thomas, Kevin Burns | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Shirley Temple, James R. Parish, Anne Edwards

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

TV-MA | Comedy, Documentary

7.9
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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. Step by Step (1991–1998)
Episode: The Apartment (1993)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

5.9
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While a friend of hers is away for three months, Dana can have her apartment. Carol is against, but Frank convinces her this is the best way to let her try out living alone close by before ... See full summary »

Creators: Thomas L. Miller, Robert L. Boyett, William Bickley, Michael Warren | Director: Richard Correll | Stars: Patrick Duffy, Suzanne Somers, Staci Keanan, Sasha Mitchell

49. The Monkees (1966–1968)
Episode: The Chaperone (1966)

30 min | Comedy, Music

8.5
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The only way for Davy to date General Vandenburg's daughter is to hold a chaperoned party. When everything else fails, Micky dresses up in drag as 'Mrs Arcadian', arousing the attention of both the General and Mr. Babbit, the landlord.

Writers: Dee Caruso, Gerald Gardner | Director: Bruce Kessler | Stars: Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, Peter Tork