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1. The Goonies (1985)

PG | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.8
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60 Metascore

In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient treasure.

Writers: Steven Spielberg, Chris Columbus | Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman

Votes: 162,983

2. South Park (1997– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.8
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Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.

Creators: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Brian Graden | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall

Votes: 207,534

3. Stand by Me (1986)

R | 89 min | Adventure, Drama

8.1
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After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.

Writers: Stephen King, Raynold Gideon, Bruce A. Evans | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

Votes: 244,969

4. Matilda (1996)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.8
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Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable.

Writers: Roald Dahl, Nicholas Kazan, Robin Swicord | Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 79,530

5. Grown Ups (2010)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy

6.0
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30 Metascore

After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.

Writers: Adam Sandler, Fred Wolf | Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Adam Sandler, Salma Hayek, Kevin James, Chris Rock

Votes: 165,511

6. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

PG | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.7
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72 Metascore

A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.

Writers: Roald Dahl, John August | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, David Kelly, Helena Bonham Carter

Votes: 287,790

7. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

G | 100 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical

7.8
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A poor boy wins the opportunity to tour the most eccentric and wonderful candy factory of all.

Writer: Roald Dahl | Director: Mel Stuart | Stars: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear

Votes: 116,713

8. Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Family

5.8
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46 Metascore

With his wife doing a book tour, a father of twelve must handle a new job and his unstable brood.

Writers: Frank B. Gilbreth Jr., Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, Craig Titley, Sam Harper, Joel Cohen, Alec Sokolow | Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Hilary Duff, Piper Perabo

Votes: 69,281

9. Addams Family Values (1993)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.6
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A comical Gothic horror-movie-type family tries to rescue their beloved uncle from his gold-digging new love.

Writers: Charles Addams, Paul Rudnick | Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Joan Cusack

Votes: 51,717

10. Lord of the Flies (1990)

R | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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Stranded on an island, a group of schoolboys degenerate into savagery.

Writers: William Golding, Jay Presson Allen | Director: Harry Hook | Stars: Balthazar Getty, Chris Furrh, Danuel Pipoly, James Badge Dale

Votes: 20,894

11. The Monster Squad (1987)

PG-13 | 82 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

7.2
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A young group of monster fanatics attempt to save their hometown from Count Dracula and his army of monsters.

Writers: Shane Black, Fred Dekker | Director: Fred Dekker | Stars: Andre Gower, Robby Kiger, Stephen Macht, Duncan Regehr

Votes: 16,667

12. Ri¢hie Ri¢h (1994)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Family

5.2
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A rich young boy finds his family targeted in an inside job and must use his cunning to save them.

Writers: Neil Tolkin, Tom S. Parker, Jim Jennewein | Director: Donald Petrie | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Edward Herrmann, John Larroquette, Christine Ebersole

Votes: 45,134

13. South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut (1999)

R | 81 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical

7.8
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73 Metascore

When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance & Phillip, they are pronounced "corrupted", and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada.

Writers: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Pam Brady | Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman, Isaac Hayes

Votes: 150,906

14. The Weather Man (2005)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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61 Metascore

A Chicago weather man, separated from his wife and children, debates whether professional and personal success are mutually exclusive.

Writer: Steve Conrad | Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Hope Davis, Nicholas Hoult, Michael Caine

Votes: 66,511

15. Nicholas Nickleby (2002)

PG | 132 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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71 Metascore

A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-heartedly grasping uncle.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Douglas McGrath | Director: Douglas McGrath | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Jamie Bell, Christopher Plummer, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 8,951

16. Heavy Weights (1995)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.6
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Plump kids are lured into joining a posh fat camp with the promise of quick weight loss and good times, only to find that the facility is a woodland hellhole run by a psycho ex-fitness instructor.

Writers: Judd Apatow, Steven Brill | Director: Steven Brill | Stars: Tom McGowan, Aaron Schwartz, Ben Stiller, David Goldman

Votes: 17,661

17. Miller's Crossing (1990)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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66 Metascore

Tom Regan, an advisor to a Prohibition-era crime boss, tries to keep the peace between warring mobs but gets caught in divided loyalties.

Writers: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, John Turturro, Marcia Gay Harden

Votes: 96,836

18. The Kid (2000)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.0
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45 Metascore

An unhappy and disliked image consultant gets a second shot at life when an eight year old version of himself mysteriously appears.

Writer: Audrey Wells | Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Bruce Willis, Spencer Breslin, Emily Mortimer, Lily Tomlin

Votes: 32,880

19. The Witches (1990)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

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.

Writers: Roald Dahl, Allan Scott | Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher, Rowan Atkinson

Votes: 22,207

20. Hotel for Dogs (2009)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Family

5.4
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51 Metascore

Two kids secretly take in stray dogs at a vacant hotel.

Writers: Jeff Lowell, Robert Schooley, Mark McCorkle, Lois Duncan | Director: Thor Freudenthal | Stars: Emma Roberts, Jake T. Austin, Lisa Kudrow, Don Cheadle

Votes: 15,015

21. Simon Birch (1998)

PG | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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39 Metascore

A young boy with stunted growth is convinced that God has a great purpose for him.

Writers: Mark Steven Johnson, John Irving | Director: Mark Steven Johnson | Stars: Ian Michael Smith, Joseph Mazzello, Ashley Judd, Oliver Platt

Votes: 17,797

22. The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)

R | 89 min | Comedy

5.8
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39 Metascore

Used-car liquidator Don Ready is hired by a flailing auto dealership to turn their Fourth of July sale into a majorly profitable event.

Writers: Andy Stock, Rick Stempson | Director: Neal Brennan | Stars: Jeremy Piven, Ving Rhames, David Koechner, James Brolin

Votes: 17,173

23. Eight Crazy Nights (2002)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

5.4
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23 Metascore

Davey Stone, an alcoholic with a criminal record, is sentenced to community service under the supervision of an elderly referee. Davey is then faced with trying to reform and abandon his bad habits.

Writers: Brooks Arthur, Allen Covert, Brad Isaacs, Adam Sandler | Director: Seth Kearsley | Stars: Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Jackie Sandler, Austin Stout

Votes: 17,042

24. Unaccompanied Minors (2006)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.0
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43 Metascore

A group of unaccompanied minors bond while snowed in at the midwestern Hoover International Airport during the holiday season and ultimately create a makeshift holiday themselves.

Writers: Jacob Meszaros, Mya Stark | Director: Paul Feig | Stars: Dyllan Christopher, Tyler James Williams, Gia Mantegna, Quinn Shephard

Votes: 7,861

25. Salute Your Shorts (1991–1993)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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This is a show about a group of kids at summer camp. The camp is run by the heard-but-never-seen Dr. Kahn. They spend their time trying to harass the camp counselor, Kevin "Ug" Lee.

Creator: Steve Slavkin | Stars: Trevor Eyster, Danny Cooksey, Michael Bower, Kirk Baily

Votes: 4,068

26. Lord of the Flies (1963)

Not Rated | 92 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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Shipwrecked on an island, the castaway boys eventually revert to savagery despite the few rational kids' attempts to prevent that.

Writer: William Golding | Director: Peter Brook | Stars: James Aubrey, Tom Chapin, Hugh Edwards, Roger Elwin

Votes: 12,674

27. A Little Help (2010)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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54 Metascore

A woman gets entangled in a series of bizarre lies in order to take care of herself and her 12 year old son.

Writer: Michael J. Weithorn | Director: Michael J. Weithorn | Stars: Jenna Fischer, Jay Klaitz, Daniel Yelsky, Brooke Smith

Votes: 2,546

28. Lovely & Amazing (2001)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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75 Metascore

Self-esteem and insecurity are at the heart of this comedy about the relationship between a mother and her three confused daughters.

Writer: Nicole Holofcener | Director: Nicole Holofcener | Stars: Catherine Keener, Brenda Blethyn, Troy Ruptash, Emily Mortimer

Votes: 5,853

29. Mr. Woodcock (2007)

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

5.1
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41 Metascore

Taken aback by his mother's wedding announcement, a young man returns home in an effort to stop her from marrying his old high school gym teacher, a man who made high school hell for generations of students.

Writers: Michael Carnes, Josh Gilbert | Directors: Craig Gillespie, David Dobkin | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Seann William Scott, Susan Sarandon, Amy Poehler

Votes: 29,824

30. The Oblongs (2001–2002)

TV-14 | 284 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.0
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The misadventures of a goofy family deformed by toxic waste.

Creators: Jace Richdale, Angus Oblong | Stars: Will Ferrell, Pamela Adlon, Jean Smart, Randy Sklar

Votes: 6,153

31. Hansel & Gretel (2002)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

3.6
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If you go down to the woods tonight be sure of the biggest surprise of your life! When Hansel and Gretel's wicked stepmother leads them into the dark forest, the children find themselves in... See full summary »

Writers: Jonathan Bogner, Timothy Dolan, Gary J. Tunnicliffe | Director: Gary J. Tunnicliffe | Stars: Lynn Redgrave, Jacob Smith, Taylor Momsen, Delta Burke

Votes: 963

32. Happy Campers (2001)

R | 94 min | Comedy

5.6
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When a summer camp director gets injured, the diverse group of college freshmen counselors take charge and spice up the everyday routine of the camp.

Writer: Daniel Waters | Director: Daniel Waters | Stars: Brad Renfro, Dominique Swain, Keram Malicki-Sánchez, Emily Bergl

Votes: 2,361

33. Poison Ivy (1985 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Two teenage summer camp counselors struggle with their younger campers, providing a variety of humorous situations and romantic encounters.

Writer: Bennett Tramer | Director: Larry Elikann | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Nancy McKeon, Caren Kaye, Adam Baldwin

Votes: 939

34. Hey Dad..! (1987–1994)

23 min | Comedy

6.0
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Comedy series about a top architect, Martin Kelly, who gives up his business to cope with his three children when his wife dies. With the help of eccentric country cousin Betty, Martin soon... See full summary »

Creators: John Flanagan, Gary Reilly | Stars: Julie McGregor, Robert Hughes, Sarah Monahan, Christopher Truswell

Votes: 242

35. Terkel in Trouble (2004)

77 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Torkel is an average teenager whose life takes a turn for the worse when a girl who had a crush on him kills herself and an unknown maniac starts stalking him.

Writers: Anders Matthesen, Mette Heeno, Karsten Kiilerich, Stefan Fjeldmark | Directors: Kresten Vestbjerg Andersen, Thorbjørn Christoffersen, Stefan Fjeldmark | Stars: Anders Matthesen, Kim Mattheson, Bill Bailey, Ben Bishop

Votes: 6,687

36. I, Cesar (2003)

91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.2
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Cesar is a young schoolboy living in Paris with his family. Their life is ordinary, but Cesar wants more excitement (which he creates, in one instance, by claiming to his teachers that his ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Berry, Eric Assous | Director: Richard Berry | Stars: Jules Sitruk, Maria de Medeiros, Jean-Philippe Écoffey, Joséphine Berry

Votes: 1,042

37. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1947)

Approved | 108 min | Drama

6.9
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Nineteenth century England. When Nicholas Nickleby's father dies and leaves his family destitute, his uncle, the greedy moneylender, Ralph Nickleby, finds Nicholas a job teaching in a ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Dickens, John Dighton | Director: Alberto Cavalcanti | Stars: Derek Bond, Cedric Hardwicke, Mary Merrall, Sally Ann Howes

Votes: 474

39. The Fat Albert Halloween Special (1977 TV Short)

30 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.6
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Writers: Bill Danch, Jim Ryan | Director: Hal Sutherland | Stars: Bill Cosby, Jan Crawford, Gerald Edwards, Eric Suter

Votes: 80

40. Tania Boréalis ou L'étoile d'un été (2001 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Tania is a 13-year-old girl with problems with her weight. After her parents divorce, she hates to go on a holiday with his dad's new family that includes two skinny and pretty girls. When ... See full summary »

Writers: Nathalie Lapeyronnie, Christiane Lebrima | Director: Patrice Martineau | Stars: Maeva Bessis, Sylvain Jacques, Maxime Leroux, Virginie Lemoine

Votes: 21

41. Alice's Fishy Story (1924)

Animation, Short, Comedy

4.8
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Alice wants desperately to get out of practicing her piano so she can go have fun with her friends. She tricks her mother into thinking she's still playing by getting her dog to play for ... See full summary »

Director: Walt Disney | Stars: Virginia Davis, Walt Disney, Tommy Hicks, Leon Holmes

Votes: 54

42. Official Officers (1925)

20 min | Comedy, Family, Short

6.5
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The kids in the tenements have no place to play except in streets where traffic is a hazard. Mickey gets the idea of building barricades to give our gang space to play at an intersection, ... See full summary »

Writers: Hal Roach, H.M. Walker | Director: Robert F. McGowan | Stars: Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, Johnny Downs

Votes: 26

43. R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010– )
Episode: Catching Cold (2011)

TV-PG | 23 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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A boy becomes obsessed with catching a mysterious ice cream truck that seems to haunt his neighborhood.

Writer: Neal Shusterman | Director: Peter DeLuise | Stars: Robert Capron, Ty Olsson, Sarah-Jane Redmond, Laine MacNeil

Votes: 61

44. Metalocalypse (2006– )
Episode: Fat Kid at the Detharmonic (2006)

TV-MA | Animation, Comedy, Music

7.8
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Dethklok struggles with parenthood after they adopt an overweight, mentally deficient boy. Also, having made too much money during the year, the band performs with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at a charity concert as a tax write off.

Creators: Tommy Blacha, Brendon Small | Director: Chris Prynoski | Stars: Tommy Blacha, Brendon Small, Mark Hamill, Victor Brandt

Votes: 96

45. Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983)
Episode: For the Love of Nancy (1981)

TV-PG | Drama, Family, Romance

7.5
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A young, overweight boy named Elmer Miles is mercilessly teased at school. However, Nancy - of all people - goes easy on him because she actually seems to like him. Of course, she has ... See full summary »

Creator: Blanche Hanalis | Director: Maury Dexter | Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Lindsay Greenbush, Sidney Greenbush, Scottie MacGregor

Votes: 57

46. Lie to Me (2009–2011)
Episode: Grievous Bodily Harm (2009)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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An old friend from Lightman's past comes for help, and gets Lightman involved with a dangerous man being investigated by the FBI. Meanwhile, the rest of the team tries to find the high schooler behind a dangerous and threatening video.

Creator: Samuel Baum | Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: Tim Roth, Kelli Williams, Brendan Hines, Monica Raymund

Votes: 369

47. The Twilight Zone (2002–2003)
Episode: The Monsters Are on Maple Street (2003)

TV-14 | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

6.8
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The residents of a suburban street spiral into madness when their society loses its power and everyone suspects an alien invasion is imminent.

Creator: Rod Serling | Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Titus Welliver, Kristi Angus, Peter Williams

Votes: 123

48. Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990–2000)
Episode: The Tale of the Bookish Babysitter (1994)

Not Rated | 22 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

9.2
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A babysitter shows a boy who loves TV that books are just as exciting.

Writers: Cliff Bryant, Alice Elliott, D.J. MacHale, David Preston | Director: Iain Paterson | Stars: Natalie Radford, James Sherry, Lynne Adams, Jason Alisharan

Votes: 171

49. Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990–2000)
Episode: The Tale of the Manaha (1995)

Not Rated | 22 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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A blithe boy name Jonah enlists in a camping expedition with a group of misfits where an ancient legend has awoken in the woods.

Writers: D.J. MacHale, Gerald Wexler | Director: Will Dixon | Stars: Michael Yarmush, A.J. Buckley, Matthew Stone, David Deveau

Votes: 51