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1. Airplane! (1980)

PG | 88 min | Comedy

7.8
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78 Metascore

A man afraid to fly must ensure that a plane lands safely after the pilots become sick.

Directors: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker | Stars: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Votes: 175,967 | Gross: $83.40M

2. Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.5
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55 Metascore

A bored married couple is surprised to learn that they are both assassins hired by competing agencies to kill each other.

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Adam Brody, Vince Vaughn

Votes: 383,706 | Gross: $186.34M

3. Shallow Hal (2001)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.9
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48 Metascore

A shallow man falls in love with a 300 pound woman because of her "inner beauty".

Directors: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly | Stars: Jack Black, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jason Alexander, Joe Viterelli

Votes: 115,482 | Gross: $70.84M

4. Towelhead (2007)

R | 124 min | Drama

7.0
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57 Metascore

A young Arab-American girl struggles with her sexual obsession, a bigoted Army reservist and her strict father during the Gulf War.

Director: Alan Ball | Stars: Summer Bishil, Aaron Eckhart, Peter Macdissi, Chris Messina

Votes: 10,717 | Gross: $0.37M

5. Volunteers (1985)

R | 107 min | Comedy

5.5
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55 Metascore

Lawrence is a rich kid with a bad accent and a large debt. After his father refuses to help him out, Lawrence escapes his angry debtors by jumping on a Peace Corp flight to Southeast Asia, ... See full summary »

Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Tom Hanks, John Candy, Rita Wilson, Tim Thomerson

Votes: 7,191 | Gross: $19.88M

6. L'Inde fantôme (1969– )

378 min | Documentary

8.2
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Stars: Louis Malle, Thomas Frederick Howard, Ambu, Jyoti Basu

Votes: 351

7. Island Soldier (2017)

Documentary

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The untold story of Micronesian citizens fighting America's wars. Through the personal odyssey of the Nenas, one family experiences the consequences of military service, as they represent a... See full summary »

Director: Nathan Fitch

8. Blood of the Condor (1969)

70 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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The reaction of an indigenous community against a group of foreigners who under the guise of development assistance are forcibly sterilizing the peasant women.

Director: Jorge Sanjinés | Stars: Marcelino Yanahuaya, Benedicta Mendoza, Vicente Verneros Salinas, Danielle Caillet

Votes: 330

9. ¡Qué hacer! (1972)

R | 90 min | Drama

7.0
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Directors: Saul Landau, Raoul Ruiz, Nina Serrano | Stars: Sandra Archer, Aníbal Reyna, Richard Stahl, Luis Alarcón

Votes: 35

10. Death of Two Sons (2006)

64 min | Documentary

7.4
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An African's death in America and an American's death in Africa highlight disparities in the way that human life is valued.

Director: Micah Schaffer | Stars: Michelle Lynar Ashley, Raz Chowdhury, Abdoul Salaam Diallo, Abdourahamane Diallo

Votes: 23

11. Day of the Shark (2008 TV Movie)

Documentary

6.7
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Stars: Johnny West, Brian Simpson, Joe Jansen, Todd Endris

Votes: 6

12. 27 Months

Documentary | Completed

"27 Months" is a unique and intimate real-time window into the lives of Andy, Kate and Marcy, three Peace Corps volunteers serving simultaneously in Liberia, the Philippines and Azerbaijan,... See full summary »

Director: Ashley Tindall

13. Bush League (2010)

Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary, Action, Drama

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A character driven ethnographic survey of a tiny village in Northern Malawi. Intimate dramas unfold in the lives of four villagers who are all members of the local soccer team.

Director: Cy Kuckenbaker | Stars: Vitumbiko Jacklyn Khunga, Songwe 'Chatwa' Nyimbiri, Jake Wilson, Miawa Khunga

14. Te Maraia (2014 Video)

110 min | Comedy

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In order to marry the woman he loves, a village youth must prove that the curse on the men in his family has been dispelled by winning the island dance competition. He eventually learns ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Larson | Stars: Tokanuea Atanimarewe, Aneteti Atanteiti, Kirannata Aukitino, Bwarenti Bakoauea

15. Everyday Heroes (2001)

109 min | Documentary

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Directors: Abby Ginzberg, Rick Goldsmith | Star: Dori Rosenthal

16. Hitchhiking Vietnam: Letters from the Trail (1997 TV Movie)

Documentary

6.8
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Director: Karin Muller | Star: Karin Muller

Votes: 14

17. Give Me a Riddle (1966)

58 min | Drama

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Nigeria became an independent country in 1960. In 1967 it was torn apart by civil war. Between these two events Nigeria enjoyed a kind of golden age, full of cultural ferment and ... See full summary »

Director: David Schickele | Stars: Manze Ejiogu, Paul Eyam, Roger Landrum, Gabriel Ogar

18. A Bridge Without Borders (2011)

20 min | Documentary, Short, News

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An international team of volunteers design and build a badly needed bridge for the town of Gualindo Arriba, El Salvador.

Directors: Marc Wurtzel, Ted Kindig | Stars: Marc Wurtzel, Maria Domitila, Enrique Escudero, Clelia G.

19. Niger '66: A Peace Corps Diary (2010)

75 min | Documentary

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President John F. Kennedy's 1960s-era call for volunteerism was a well-timed mini-revolution in the midst of a burgeoning cultural shift in America. Promising both adventure and grassroots ... See full summary »

Director: Judy Irola

20. Destination: Kyrgyzstan (1996)

Documentary

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Director: John S. Allen | Stars: Gulnara Abdykalykova, Medina Aitieva, Yevgeni Dmitrienko, Michelle Haugh

21. 48 Hours (1988– )
Episode: American Taboo (2004)

Documentary, News

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Susan Spencer investigates the story of the 1976 murder of American Peace Corps volunteer Deborah Gardner in the South Pacific Kingdom of Tonga, and how her killer - fellow volunteer Dennis... See full summary »

Stars: Lesley Stahl, Susan Spencer, Frank Bevacqua, Clive Edwards

22. Quantum Leap (1989–1993)
Episode: Camikazi Kid - June 6, 1961 (1989)

TV-PG | 48 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.3
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Sam leaps into the body of a gawky teenager to keep the boy's older sister from marrying an abusive alcoholic. Taking advice from Al, Sam hopes to reveal the young man's true nature by challenging him to a drag race.

Director: Alan J. Levi | Stars: Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, Romy Windsor, Kevin Spirtas

Votes: 307

23. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Ed in the Peace Corps (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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When Wilbur hires a Japanese foreign exchange student as his secretary, Ed threatens to go to Pakistan to join the Peace Corps.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Miyoshi Umeki

Votes: 21

24. NewsRadio (1995–1999)
Episode: Friends (1995)

23 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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Beth's copycat friend temps at the office. Security guards won't Bill into the building without his ID.

Director: Michael Lembeck | Stars: Dave Foley, Stephen Root, Andy Dick, Maura Tierney

Votes: 98

25. Family Guy (1998– )
Episode: Jungle Love (2005)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

7.3
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To avoid Freshman hazing, Chris runs away to South America, when the family get him, Peter learns that he's the richest man in the tribe.

Directors: Seth Kearsley, Peter Shin | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

Votes: 898

26. When We Rise (2017)
Episode: Night I: Part I (2017)

TV-14 | 84 min | Drama

8.2
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Ostracized after coming out or being outed by someone, Cleve Jones, Ken Jones, Roma Guy and Diane leave everything they know behind to seek safe harbor in San Francisco, where they join the LBGTQ movement.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Austin P. McKenzie, Emily Skeggs, Jonathan Majors, Fiona Dourif

Votes: 333

27. The Vietnam War (2017)
Episode: Riding the Tiger (1961-1963) (2017)

TV-MA | 82 min | Documentary, War

8.7
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President John F. Kennedy and his advisors consider how deeply the U.S. should get involved in South Vietnam as a communist insurgency and Buddhist protests intensify.

Directors: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick | Stars: Peter Coyote, Philip Brady, Tran Ngoc Chau, Le Quan Cong

Votes: 189

28. Swingtown (2008)
Episode: Take It to the Limit (2008)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama

7.9
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Roger announces he has accepted the job in Cincinnati, but Janet has had her advice column printed in the paper and has second thoughts about moving away. Trina considers her options ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Poul | Stars: Molly Parker, Jack Davenport, Grant Show, Lana Parrilla

Votes: 39