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1. Secretary (2002)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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63 Metascore

A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one.

Writers: Erin Cressida Wilson, Mary Gaitskill, Steven Shainberg | Director: Steven Shainberg | Stars: James Spader, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Davies, Lesley Ann Warren

Votes: 62,579

2. The Karate Kid (2010)

PG | 140 min | Action, Drama, Family

6.2
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61 Metascore

Work causes a single mother to move to China with her young son; in his new home, the boy embraces kung fu, taught to him by a master.

Writers: Christopher Murphey, Robert Mark Kamen | Director: Harald Zwart | Stars: Jackie Chan, Jaden Smith, Taraji P. Henson, Wenwen Han

Votes: 105,489

3. Hereafter (2010)

PG-13 | 129 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.5
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56 Metascore

A drama centered on three people -- a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy -- who are touched by death in different ways.

Writer: Peter Morgan | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Matt Damon, Cécile De France, Bryce Dallas Howard, Thierry Neuvic

Votes: 75,819

4. Secretariat (2010)

PG | 123 min | Drama, Family, History

7.2
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61 Metascore

Penny Chenery Tweedy and colleagues guide her long-shot but precocious stallion to set, in 1973, the unbeaten record for winning the Triple Crown.

Writers: Mike Rich, William Nack | Director: Randall Wallace | Stars: Diane Lane, John Malkovich, Margo Martindale, Nelsan Ellis

Votes: 19,072

5. Temple Grandin (2010 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama

8.4
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A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of the top scientists in the humane livestock handling industry.

Writers: Temple Grandin, Margaret Scariano, Christopher Monger, Merritt Johnson | Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Claire Danes, Julia Ormond, David Strathairn, Catherine O'Hara

Votes: 17,278

6. The Thing Called Love (1993)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.3
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A group of newcomers to the country music business seek love and stardom.

Writer: Carol Heikkinen | Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: River Phoenix, Samantha Mathis, Dermot Mulroney, Sandra Bullock

Votes: 5,197

7. Fantasia/2000 (1999)

G | 74 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.3
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59 Metascore

An update of the original film with new interpretations of great works of classical music.

Writers: Eric Goldberg, Hans Christian Andersen, Joe Grant, Perce Pearce, Carl Fallberg, Gaëtan Brizzi, Paul Brizzi, Don Hahn, David Reynolds, Irene Mecchi, Elena Driskill | Directors: James Algar, Gaëtan Brizzi, Paul Brizzi, Hendel Butoy, Francis Glebas, Eric Goldberg, Don Hahn, Pixote Hunt | Stars: James Levine, Steve Martin, Leopold Stokowski, Ralph Grierson

Votes: 24,658

8. Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)

PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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74 Metascore

The story of Preston Tucker, the maverick car designer and his ill-fated challenge to the auto industry with his revolutionary car concept.

Writers: Arnold Schulman, David Seidler | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Joan Allen, Martin Landau, Frederic Forrest

Votes: 11,039

9. Ratcatcher (1999)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

7.5
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76 Metascore

Glasgow, summer, 1973. Dustmen are striking; bags of garbage add to the blight of council flats and a fetid canal. Ryan, who's about 12, drowns during a play fight with his neighbor, the ... See full summary »

Writer: Lynne Ramsay | Director: Lynne Ramsay | Stars: Tommy Flanagan, Mandy Matthews, William Eadie, Michelle Stewart

Votes: 5,353

10. Children of Heaven (1997)

PG | 89 min | Drama, Family

8.5
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After a boy loses his sister's pair of shoes, he goes on a series of adventures in order to find them. When he can't, he tries a new way to "win" a new pair.

Writer: Majid Majidi | Director: Majid Majidi | Stars: Mohammad Amir Naji, Amir Farrokh Hashemian, Bahare Seddiqi, Nafise Jafar-Mohammadi

Votes: 22,079

11. The Wooden Horse (1950)

101 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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True story of three British POWs and their attempt to escape from Nazi Germany.

Writer: Eric Williams | Directors: Jack Lee, Ian Dalrymple | Stars: Leo Genn, David Tomlinson, Anthony Steel, David Greene

Votes: 792

12. Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998)

74 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.5
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In a troubled African village, an unusual baby is born.

Writer: Michel Ocelot | Director: Michel Ocelot | Stars: Doudou Gueye Thiaw, Maimouna N'Diaye, Awa Sene Sarr, Robert Liensol

Votes: 5,111

13. Every Girl Should Be Married (1948)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy

6.3
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Anabel Sims is determined to find the perfect husband. She thinks she's found her man in Madison Brown, a handsome pediatrician. She then prepares an elaborate scheme to trap him into marriage.

Writers: Stephen Morehouse Avery, Eleanor Harris, Don Hartman | Director: Don Hartman | Stars: Cary Grant, Betsy Drake, Franchot Tone, Diana Lynn

Votes: 1,548

14. The Nasty Girl (1990)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.5
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When a young woman investigates her town's Nazi past, the community turns against her.

Writer: Michael Verhoeven | Director: Michael Verhoeven | Stars: Lena Stolze, Hans-Reinhard Müller, Monika Baumgartner, Elisabeth Bertram

Votes: 1,870

15. Diary of a Country Priest (1951)

Approved | 95 min | Drama

7.9
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A young priest taking over the parish at Ambricourt tries to fulfill his duties even as he fights a mysterious stomach ailment.

Writers: Georges Bernanos, Robert Bresson | Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: Claude Laydu, Nicole Ladmiral, Jean Riveyre, Adrien Borel

Votes: 5,934

16. One Hundred Men and a Girl (1937)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Music

6.9
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The daughter of a struggling musician forms a symphony orchestra made up of his unemployed friends and through persistence, charm and a few misunderstandings, is able to get Leopold ... See full summary »

Writers: Bruce Manning, Charles Kenyon, James Mulhauser, Hanns Kräly | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Adolphe Menjou, Alice Brady, Leopold Stokowski

Votes: 637

17. Atsay (1978)

96 min | Drama

7.5
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Nelia leaves her poor town to work as a maid in the city. Perceived as a lower-class citizen, Nelia gets harsh treatment that she does not deserve from her employer. She toils day and night... See full summary »

Writer: Edgardo Reyes | Director: Eddie Garcia | Stars: Nora Aunor, Ronald Corveau, Armida Siguion-Reyna, Amy Austria

Votes: 15

18. Alive & Well (2013)

75 min | Documentary, Biography

7.1
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ALIVE & WELL is a powerful documentary film about the human condition, which follows seven resilient people coming to terms with the profound reality of living with the hereditary chronic ... See full summary »

Director: Josh Taft | Stars: Charles Sabine, Michael Hayden, Trey Grey

Votes: 19

19. Perseverance (2010)

12 min | Short, Drama

7.0
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A young woman goes clubbing with some friends, only to get raped as the night closes. Unprepared for the massive effect this has on her, she secludes herself away from friends and family, ... See full summary »

Writer: Mark Owen | Director: Mark Owen | Stars: Kelly Wenham, James Stockman

Votes: 11

20. Rise & Shine: The Jay DeMerit Story (2011)

90 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

7.1
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A documentary on the rise of professional soccer player Jay DeMerit from being overlooked in the U.S. to struggling in England to World Cup player recognition.

Writers: Nick Lewis, Ranko Tutulugdzija | Directors: Nick Lewis, Ranko Tutulugdzija | Stars: Jay DeMerit, Karen DeMerit, Todd DeMerit, Michael J. Jameson

Votes: 117

21. Intimates (1997)

117 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Foon escapes an arranged marriage by walking the road of a Ji Sor. After an affair with Shing, she becomes pregnant. An attempted abortion nearly costs Foon her life. Wan, the young owner ... See full summary »

Director: Chi Leung 'Jacob' Cheung | Stars: Carina Lau, Charlie Yeung, Ya-Lei Kuei, Theresa Lee

Votes: 386

22. At the Foot of the Rainbow (2015)

Drama, History, Romance | Post-production

Dannie Mcnoun spends his days farming, fishing, and muskrat trapping with his best friend and neighbor, Jimmy Malone in Indiana. Fifteen years ago Dannie had asked Jimmy to talk Mary into ... See full summary »

Writers: Dan Parks, Gene Stratton-Porter | Director: Dan Parks | Stars: Daniel Jackson, Rodger Owsley, Stephanie Skinner, Steve Lemish

23. The Man Who Stopped the Desert (2010)

64 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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Yacouba Sawadogo, an illiterate farmer from Burkina Faso has transformed the lives of thousands of people across West Africa. Over cinematic reconstruction Sawadogo tells his incredible story of his battle with nature and man.

Writer: Mark Dodd | Director: Mark Dodd

Votes: 9

24. Born in Freedom: The Story of Colonel Drake (1954)

30 min | Drama, Short

7.3
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In 1857 Edwin L. Drake is sent to investigate an oil seep in a creek near Titusville, Pennsylvania. After conferring with Dr. Brewer (the land owner) and Joel D. Angier (who devised a ... See full summary »

Writer: Norman Reilly Raine | Director: Arthur Pierson | Stars: Vincent Price, Andy Clyde, Alan Hale Jr., Thurston Hall

Votes: 19

25. Much Ado About Nutting (1953)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.3
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A squirrel in a downtown park lugs a giant coconut back home, but nothing he does can seem to crack it open.

Writer: Michael Maltese | Director: Chuck Jones

Votes: 169

26. A Really Important Person (1947)

Approved | 11 min | Short, Drama

5.9
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A policeman's son searches for a suitable subject for an essay about an important person.

Writers: Harriet Frank Jr., George B. Seitz Jr., Beatrice Joy Chute | Director: Basil Wrangell | Stars: Dean Stockwell, Connie Gilchrist, Clancy Cooper, Chick York

Votes: 113

27. The Color White (2001)

23 min | Short, Family, Drama

5.9
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Fred is a blind boy who lives alone with his mother. Out of his dull routine, in which nothing ever changes, he speculates continually about the color of things and claims to prefer the ... See full summary »

Writers: Marcelo Carneiro da Cunha, Angela Pires, José Pedro Goulart, Liliana Sulzbach | Directors: Angela Pires, Liliana Sulzbach | Stars: Francisco Milanez, Laura Coelho, Lígia Rigo, Antonio Abujamra

Votes: 41

28. Lan yi (1967)

Drama, Romance

7.0
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A young woman lost her fiancé from the plane clash , later she discover that she becomes pregnant with his baby.She question herself what should she do between keep the child safe until she give a birth or she abortion the child.

Writer: Feng Yueh | Director: Feng Yueh | Stars: Yin Fang, Chuang Chiao, Paul Chang, Yanyan Chen

Votes: 8

29. The Boy Who Flies (2013)

45 min | Documentary

7.0
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A young man risks everything to become the first Malawian Paraglider Pilot.

Writer: Benjamin Jordan | Director: Benjamin Jordan | Stars: Benjamin Jordan, Godfrey Massauli

Votes: 13

30. The Vetters: All We Needed (2013)

68 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

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Close-knit siblings of Mexican/Native American descent from Chardon, Ohio emotionally reflect on the sacrifices and steadiness of their humble devoted father, and how they from overcame ... See full summary »

Writers: Anne Bruder, Nancy Pokorny | Directors: Anne Bruder, Nancy Pokorny | Stars: Janis Vetter Leibold, Debbie Vetter Skeen, Diane Vetter, Juanita Vetter

31. Hollywood Extra! (1936)

Approved | 11 min | Documentary, Short

6.3
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The life of female Hollywood extras, typified by Jane Barnes, who's 21, a three-year veteran living in an apartment house with roommates who constantly borrow and return money and stockings... See full summary »

Writer: Mauri Grashin | Director: Felix E. Feist | Stars: Carey Wilson, Jane Barnes, Ralph Bushman, Edna Callahan

Votes: 30

32. SISU: Family, Love and Perseverance from Finland to America (2015)

60 min | Documentary

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SISU is a nonprofit documentary by Marko Albrecht that profiles his Finnish family as they use grit, determination and courage to conquer tragedy.

Writer: Marko Albrecht | Director: Marko Albrecht

33. Soeurs (1992)

84 min | Romance

8.0
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Sisters highlights the journey of five generations of women that carried the burdens of raising the family and upholding dignity. It is through observing their perseverance that we are ... See full summary »

Writer: Ziad H. Hamzeh | Director: Ziad H. Hamzeh

Votes: 21

34. Robert Shaw (2009)

10 min | Short, Action, Drama

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Tells the story of a man who can't escape from his past. No matter how hard he tries, he has to keep running.

Writer: Bryan Dobrik | Director: Bryan Dobrik | Stars: Brendan Berigan, Doug Berry, Anne Sheehan

35. R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010– )
Episode: Bad Feng Shui (2011)

TV-PG | Drama, Family, Fantasy

6.0
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A girl who doesn't respect her mother is given various animal figurines to teach her a lesson she won't soon forget.

Writer: Melody Fox | Director: James Head | Stars: Brianne Tju, Benita Ha, Victoria Duffield, Colin Foo

Votes: 29

36. Intimate Portrait (1993– )
Episode: Halle Berry (1998)

Documentary, Biography

7.4
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Stars: Halle Berry, Kurt Russell, Martin Landau

Votes: 50

37. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)
Episode: Jirimpimbira: An African Folk Tale (1995)

30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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As Temba returns to his village bearing a bundle of wood for his mother, members of his village take a stick or two from the bundle for their own use as he passes... See full synopsis »

Writer: Dorothy Middleton | Director: Ron Myrick | Stars: Diahann Carroll, Paul Winfield, James Avery, Meshach Taylor

38. Intimate Portrait (1993– )
Episode: Maya Angelou

Documentary, Biography

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Director: Lou Wirth

39. Adventures from the Book of Virtues (1996– )
Episode: Perseverance (1997)

30 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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Zach and Annie have been taking lessons in karate and guitar, respectively, but now decide they don't want to stay in them anymore. On a hike, Plato tries to remind them of how rewarding ... See full summary »

Writers: William J. Bennett, Bruce D. Johnson, Michael Maurer, Mark Young | Stars: Irene Bedard, Jim Cummings, Jennifer Hale, Mark Harmon

Votes: 18

40. Maalaala mo kaya (1991– )
Episode: Saklay (II) (2014)

Drama, Romance

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Johnny Medrano is one of the finalists of Gawad Geny Lopez Jr. Bayaning Pilipino 2014, who supports his family and serves his community despite an orthopedic impairment that rendered him unable to walk.

Writers: Joan Habana, Arah Jell Badayos | Director: Garry Fernando | Stars: Xian Lim, Joey Marquez, Isay Alvarez, Izzy Canillo

41. Maalaala mo kaya (1991– )
Episode: Sapatos (II) (2013)

Drama, Romance

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Juanito Furagganan grew up exposed to poverty because of the abandonment of his father. When he joined the guerrillas during the World War II, Juanito's life changed as he was imprisoned ... See full summary »

Writers: Mark Duane Angos, Arah Jell Badayos | Director: Nuel C. Naval | Stars: Enrique Gil, Bugoy Cariño, Malou de Guzman, Alicia Alonzo