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1. Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

PG-13 | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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84 Metascore

A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them.

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis, Bill Murray

Votes: 254,551 | Gross: $45.51M

2. EuroTrip (2004)

R | 93 min | Comedy

6.6
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45 Metascore

Dumped by his girlfriend, a high school grad decides to embark on an overseas adventure in Europe with his friends.

Directors: Jeff Schaffer, Alec Berg, David Mandel | Stars: Scott Mechlowicz, Jacob Pitts, Michelle Trachtenberg, Travis Wester

Votes: 168,560 | Gross: $17.72M

3. Beaches (1988)

PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.8
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A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.

Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Bette Midler, Barbara Hershey, John Heard, Spalding Gray

Votes: 19,099 | Gross: $57.04M

4. Mary and Max (2009)

Not Rated | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York.

Director: Adam Elliot | Stars: Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana, Barry Humphries

Votes: 129,083

5. Julie & Julia (2009)

PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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66 Metascore

Julia Child's story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell's 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child's first book.

Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Chris Messina, Stanley Tucci

Votes: 84,273 | Gross: $94.13M

6. The Peanuts Movie (2015)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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67 Metascore

Snoopy embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their arch-nemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home to win the love of his life.

Director: Steve Martino | Stars: Noah Schnapp, Bill Melendez, Hadley Belle Miller, Francesca Capaldi

Votes: 33,739 | Gross: $130.17M

7. About Schmidt (2002)

R | 125 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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85 Metascore

A man upon retirement embarks on a journey to his estranged daughter's wedding only to discover more about himself and life than he ever expected.

Director: Alexander Payne | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Hope Davis, Dermot Mulroney, Kathy Bates

Votes: 110,848 | Gross: $65.01M

8. The Hurricane (1999)

R | 146 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.6
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74 Metascore

The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Denzel Washington, Vicellous Shannon, Deborah Kara Unger, Liev Schreiber

Votes: 79,800 | Gross: $50.67M

9. Reindeer Games (2000)

R | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.7
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37 Metascore

After assuming his dead cellmate's identity to get with his girlfriend, an ex-con finds himself the reluctant participant in a casino heist.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Ben Affleck, Gary Sinise, Charlize Theron, James Frain

Votes: 32,543 | Gross: $23.36M

10. Turn Me On, Dammit! (2011)

Not Rated | 76 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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70 Metascore

In Skoddeheimen, Norway, 15-year-old Alma is consumed by her hormones and fantasies that range from sweetly romantic images of Artur, the boyfriend she yearns for, to daydreams about practically everybody she lays eyes on.

Director: Jannicke Systad Jacobsen | Stars: Helene Bergsholm, Malin Bjørhovde, Henriette Steenstrup, Beate Støfring

Votes: 8,063 | Gross: $0.12M

11. Let's Go to Prison (2006)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Crime

6.0
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27 Metascore

When a career criminal's plan for revenge is thwarted by unlikely circumstances, he puts his intended victim's son in his place by putting him in prison...and then joining him.

Director: Bob Odenkirk | Stars: Dax Shepard, Will Arnett, Chi McBride, David Koechner

Votes: 20,592 | Gross: $4.61M

12. The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand each other, without realizing that they are falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan, Joseph Schildkraut

Votes: 21,290

13. 84 Charing Cross Road (1987)

PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.5
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True story of a transatlantic business correspondence about used books that developed into a close friendship.

Director: David Hugh Jones | Stars: Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins, Judi Dench, Jean De Baer

Votes: 6,158 | Gross: $1.08M

14. The Love Letter (1998 TV Movie)

Unrated | 99 min | Fantasy, Romance

7.4
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20th century computer games designer Scott exchanges love letters with 19th century poet Elizabeth Whitcomb through an antique desk that can make letters travel through time.

Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Campbell Scott, Jennifer Jason Leigh, David Dukes, Estelle Parsons

Votes: 1,557

15. Out of Reach (2004 Video)

R | 86 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.0
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Billy Ray Lansing, a former covert agent turned survivalist, discovers that the foster program he is using to help a young girl is actually a human trafficking network. Lancing heads overseas to find the girl and shut down the operation.

Director: Po-Chih Leong | Stars: Steven Seagal, Ida Nowakowska, Agnieszka Wagner, Matt Schulze

Votes: 4,029

16. Noriko no shokutaku (2005)

159 min | Drama, Horror

7.2
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59 Metascore

A teenager called Noriko Shimabara runs away from her family in Tokoyama, to meet Kumiko, the leader of an Internet BBS, Haikyo.com. She becomes involved with Kumiko's "family circle", ... See full summary »

Director: Sion Sono | Stars: Kazue Fukiishi, Tsugumi, Yuriko Yoshitaka, Shirô Namiki

Votes: 3,316

17. In the Good Old Summertime (1949)

Approved | 102 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.2
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It's turn of the century America when Andrew and Veronica first meet - by crashing into each other. They develop an instant and mutual dislike which intensifies when, later on, Andrew is ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Judy Garland, Van Johnson, S.Z. Sakall, Spring Byington

Votes: 2,660 | Gross: $3.40M

18. Touched by Love (1980)

PG | 95 min | Drama

6.9
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A young nurse becomes determined to reach an unresponsive teenage cerebral palsy patient by encouraging her to write to her favorite rock singer, Elvis Presley.

Director: Gus Trikonis | Stars: Deborah Raffin, Diane Lane, Michael Learned, John Amos

Votes: 317

19. Guncrazy (1992)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.6
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A trashy teen murders her sexually abusive step-father, then helps get her reformed prison pen-pal released on good behavior so that she can re-corrupt him.

Director: Tamra Davis | Stars: Drew Barrymore, James Le Gros, Robert Greenberg, Rodney Harvey

Votes: 1,747 | Gross: $0.11M

20. With or Without You (1999)

93 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Rosie and Vincent know each other for ten years, and are married for five. She doesn't like her job, he isn't too pleased working with her dad. They're trying to have a baby. One morning ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Dervla Kirwan, Yvan Attal, Julie Graham

Votes: 673

21. Christmas in Boston (2005 TV Movie)

G | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Gina and Seth have been pen pals for 13 years and now will have the chance to meet. Both used their best friends pictures to send to each other and now will let their friends meet.

Director: Neill Fearnley | Stars: Marla Sokoloff, Patrick J. Adams, Lindy Booth, Jonathan Cherry

Votes: 1,776

22. Saajan (1991)

181 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.3
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Aman (Sanjay Dutt) is a poor, handicapped orphan who is befriended by wealthy Akash Verma (Salman Khan) during his childhood. Akash's parents adopt him and give him their family name, and ... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence D'Souza | Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, Salman Khan, Ekta Sohini

Votes: 4,554

23. Love Letter (1995)

PG | 117 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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When exchanging letters two women discover new things about a man they knew.

Director: Shunji Iwai | Stars: Miho Nakayama, Etsushi Toyokawa, Bunjaku Han, Katsuyuki Shinohara

Votes: 5,185

24. Sirf Tum (1999)

150 min | Romance, Drama

6.1
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Sirf Tum revolves around Deepak, an ordinary young man with a big heart, and Aarthi, an attractive, middle class girl. While in Dehli, Deepak finds a lost handbag belonging to Aarthi. ... See full summary »

Director: Ahathian | Stars: Sanjay Kapoor, Priya Gill, Sushmita Sen, Mohnish Bahl

Votes: 1,049

25. Crystal Heart (1986)

R | 103 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.3
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A 22 year old man who has lived inside a crystal room because of a rare illness, meets an up and coming rock star, and the two fall in love.

Director: Gil Bettman | Stars: Lee Curreri, Tawny Kitaen, Lloyd Bochner, May Heatherly

Votes: 192

26. Juloratoriet (1996)

124 min | Drama

5.9
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Il famoso direttore d'orchestra Victor fa ritorno a casa alla notizia della morte della madre. Il musicista è professionalmente impegnato con la elaborazione del "Christmas Oratorio" di ... See full summary »

Director: Kjell-Åke Andersson | Stars: Peter Haber, Johan Widerberg, Henrik Linnros, Lena Endre

Votes: 337

27. Strangers in the Night (1944)

Approved | 56 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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A lonely, mentally unbalanced woman invents a fictitious daughter and has the "daughter" write to a Marine stationed in the South Pacific. When the soldier returns back to the States, he ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: William Terry, Virginia Grey, Helene Thimig, Edith Barrett

Votes: 295

28. Comme un poisson hors de l'eau (1999)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.0
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The torpedo BB and his psychopath right hand Melvin has a plan of robbing a former opera singer for one of his beloved rare fishes and sell it back to him. The opera singer is in love with Myrtille, but is also a crook.

Director: Hervé Hadmar | Stars: Tchéky Karyo, Monica Bellucci, Dominique Pinon, Michel Muller

Votes: 426

29. The Strong Man (1926)

75 min | Comedy

6.8
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A meek Belgian soldier (Harry Langdon) fighting in World War I receives penpal letters and a photo from "Mary Brown", an American girl he has never met. He becomes infatuated with her by ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Harry Langdon, Priscilla Bonner, Gertrude Astor, William V. Mong

Votes: 610

30. Foreign Correspondents (1999)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Romance, Mystery

6.7
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Two stories of complicated long-distance relationships between people from different countries.

Director: Mark Tapio Kines | Stars: Melanie Lynskey, Wil Wheaton, Corin Nemec, Yelena Danova

Votes: 198

31. The Book of Stars (1999)

111 min | Drama

7.0
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After their parents' untimely death in a car accident, Penny struggles to take care of her younger sister Mary, who suffers from an incurable disease. A precocious former poet, Penny has ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Miner | Stars: Mary Stuart Masterson, Jena Malone, Karl Geary, Delroy Lindo

Votes: 527

32. The Book and the Rose (2001)

Unrated | 29 min | Drama, Short, Romance

7.1
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A hunky young math teacher comes across a first edition of Anna Karenina and falls in love with the previous owner based on her extensive scribblings in the margin.

Director: Jeff Bemiss | Stars: Chris Kennedy, Patrick Tuttle, Carey Lessard, Elaine Fabyanic

Votes: 138

33. They Knew What They Wanted (1940)

Approved | 96 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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While courting a young woman by mail, a rich farmer sends a photograph of his foreman instead of his own, which leads to complications when she accepts his marriage proposal.

Director: Garson Kanin | Stars: Carole Lombard, Charles Laughton, William Gargan, Harry Carey

Votes: 296

34. Type kita... Walang kokontra (1999)

Action, Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Director: Toto Natividad | Stars: Cesar Montano, Dayanara Torres, Bayani Agbayani, John Regala

Votes: 7

35. Christmas in the Clouds (2001)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.6
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56 Metascore

A classic comedy of mistaken identity and romance set during the holiday season at a ski resort that is owned and operated by a Native American Nation. Shot on location at The Sundance ... See full summary »

Director: Kate Montgomery | Stars: Timothy Vahle, Sam Vlahos, Mariana Tosca, M. Emmet Walsh

Votes: 511

36. Dear Ruth (1947)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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Ruth Wilkins discovers that her teenaged sister used her name in a torrid correspondence with soldier Bill Seacroft.

Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Joan Caulfield, William Holden, Mona Freeman, Edward Arnold

Votes: 293

37. Kalina krasnaya (1974)

110 min | Drama

7.9
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A former thief is released from a prison. He tries to start a new life with his penfriend - a good village woman, but his past doesn't let him go.

Director: Vasiliy Shukshin | Stars: Lidiya Fedoseeva-Shukshina, Vasiliy Shukshin, Ivan Ryzhov, Mariya Skvortsova

Votes: 951

38. A Letter for Evie (1946)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Romance, War

7.1
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Evie's co-workers at the uniform shirt factory, and her almost-fiancée's inability to kiss, inspire her to slip a letter into a size sixteen-and-a-half shirt for some anonymous soldier. ... See full summary »

Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Marsha Hunt, John Carroll, Hume Cronyn, Spring Byington

Votes: 260

39. Kadhal Kottai (1996)

Drama, Romance

7.4
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Kamali (Devayani) lives with her sister and brother-in-law in Ooty and is searching for a job. While in Madras, her purse is stolen and she fears she has lost her university certificates. ... See full summary »

Director: Ahathian | Stars: Ajith Kumar, Devayani, Sabitha Anand, Karan

Votes: 727

40. She Loves Me (1978 TV Movie)

105 min | Musical

8.5
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A BBC production of the 1963 Broadway musical based on "The Shop Around the Corner."

Director: Michael Simpson | Stars: Robin Ellis, Gemma Craven, Peter Sallis, David Kernan

Votes: 80

41. Tokyo Cowboy (1994)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, Western

6.7
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No Ogawa, a young Japanese man, loves American western movies. What little English he does know he learned from these movies. When he is fired from his latest job at a fast food restaurant,... See full summary »

Director: Kathy Garneau | Stars: Anna Ferguson, Sharon Heath, Christianne Hirt, Hiromoto Ida

Votes: 81

42. Nancy Drew: Last Train to Blue Moon Canyon (2005 Video Game)

E | Adventure, Mystery

8.7
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Teen detective Nancy Drew and her friends, Frank and Joe Hardy, are invited on a train ride out West to figure out what happened to the man who vanished off the train over a century ago.

Director: Mike Paganini | Stars: Lani Minella, Wayne Rawley, Robert Jones, Sarah Papineau

Votes: 52

43. Nancy Drew: Shadow at the Water's Edge (2010 Video Game)

E10+ | Adventure, Mystery

8.7
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Teen detective Nancy Drew travels to Japan and investigates ghost sightings at a traditional inn.

Director: Tim Burke | Stars: Lani Minella, Kira Lauren, Mikano Fukaya, Walayn Sharples

Votes: 25

44. Kanto Boy 2: Anak ni Totoy Guapo (1994)

Action, Crime, Drama

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Director: Augusto Salvador | Stars: Ian Veneracion, Kimberly Diaz, Ramon Christopher, Dick Israel

45. Felix Austria! (2013)

77 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.5
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Compelled by the inheritance of a mysterious box of letters, American aesthete Felix Pfeifle begins the journey of a lifetime to reach the source of the correspondence: the last heir of the... See full summary »

Director: Christine Beebe | Stars: Felix Pfeifle, Otto von Habsburg, Tatyana Yassukovich, Robert von Dassanowsky

Votes: 12

46. The Grocer's Wife (1991)

100 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Mrs. Friendly, the grocer's wife, tries to seduce Tim Midley, who lives with his bossy mother, and works monitoring the pollution from a large smokestack. One night his mother is taken to ... See full summary »

Director: John Pozer | Stars: Simon Webb, Susinn McFarlen, Nicola Cavendish, Jay Brazeau

Votes: 26

47. Close Harmony (1981)

30 min | Documentary, Short, Family

7.2
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A chorus of 4th- and 5th-graders at the Brooklyn Friends School and a chorus of elderly retirees at a Brooklyn Jewish seniors' center combine to give an annual joint concert. Practicing ... See full summary »

Director: Nigel Noble

Votes: 12

48. Ananymous (2012)

30 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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A handicapped teenager begins to exchange letters with an anonymous woman. As time progresses, they quickly develop a strong and mutual friendship. The young man begins to show affection ... See full summary »

Director: Andres Delzo | Stars: Guillermo Guerra, Giovanni Arce, Miriam Germán Karst

Votes: 42

49. Pas de répit pour Mélanie (1990)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.3
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Two girl pen pals and a simple summer in the country. They befriend a woman rumored to be a witch, and end up as amateur detectives when her pet pig is stolen.

Director: Jean Beaudry | Stars: Marie-Stéphane Gaudry, Kesnamelly Neff, Madeleine Langlois, Vincent Bolduc

Votes: 87

50. Hunted in Holland (1961)

61 min | Adventure, Crime, Family

7.4
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Tim (Sean Scully) comes over to Amsterdam to visit his penfriend Piet (Jacques Verbrugge). An Englishman operating as a tourist guide is a diamond-smuggler and the boys foil his plans in a boat chase.

Director: Derek Williams | Stars: Sean Scully, Jacques Verbrugge, Sandra Spurr, Walter Randall

Votes: 25