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1. Hook (1991)

PG | 144 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.6
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52 Metascore

When Captain Hook kidnaps his children, an adult Peter Pan must return to Neverland and reclaim his youthful spirit in order to challenge his old enemy.

Writers: J.M. Barrie, James V. Hart, Nick Castle, Malia Scotch Marmo | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts, Bob Hoskins

2. Spider-Man 3 (2007)

PG-13 | 139 min | Action, Adventure

6.2
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59 Metascore

A strange black entity from another world bonds with Peter Parker and causes inner turmoil as he contends with new villains, temptations, and revenge.

Writers: Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi, Alvin Sargent, Stan Lee, Steve Ditko | Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Topher Grace, Thomas Haden Church

3. King Kong (2005)

PG-13 | 187 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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81 Metascore

In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with leading lady Ann Darrow.

Writers: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Merian C. Cooper, Edgar Wallace | Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann

4. Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.8
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62 Metascore

When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf, who is secretly plotting to steal their parents' vast fortune.

Writers: Robert Gordon, Daniel Handler | Director: Brad Silberling | Stars: Jim Carrey, Jude Law, Meryl Streep, Liam Aiken

5. Atonement (2007)

R | 123 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.8
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85 Metascore

Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a 13-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit. Based on the British romance novel by Ian McEwan.

Writers: Ian McEwan, Christopher Hampton | Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, Brenda Blethyn, Saoirse Ronan

6. Gangs of New York (2002)

R | 167 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.5
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72 Metascore

In 1863, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer.

Writers: Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian, Kenneth Lonergan | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cameron Diaz, Daniel Day-Lewis, Jim Broadbent

7. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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75 Metascore

An estranged family of former child prodigies reunites when their father announces he is terminally ill.

Writers: Wes Anderson, Owen Wilson | Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Gene Hackman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Anjelica Huston, Ben Stiller

8. The Room (2003)

R | 99 min | Drama

3.5
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Johnny is a successful banker who lives happily in a San Francisco townhouse with his fiancée, Lisa. One day, inexplicably, she gets bored of him and decides to seduce Johnny's best friend, Mark. From there, nothing will be the same again.

Writer: Tommy Wiseau | Director: Tommy Wiseau | Stars: Tommy Wiseau, Juliette Danielle, Greg Sestero, Philip Haldiman

9. Venus in Fur (2013)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

7.3
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69 Metascore

An actress attempts to convince a director how she's perfect for a role in his upcoming production.

Writers: David Ives, Roman Polanski, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Emmanuelle Seigner, Mathieu Amalric

10. The Piano (1993)

R | 121 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.6
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89 Metascore

A mute woman along with her young daughter, and her prized piano, are sent to 1850s New Zealand for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, and she's soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation.

Writer: Jane Campion | Director: Jane Campion | Stars: Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill, Anna Paquin

11. Parenthood (1989)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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82 Metascore

The Buckman family is a midwestern family all dealing with their lives: estranged relatives, raising children, pressures of the job, and learning to be a good parent and spouse.

Writers: Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel, Ron Howard | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest, Jason Robards

12. Little Women (1994)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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87 Metascore

The March sisters live and grow in post-Civil War America.

Writers: Louisa May Alcott, Robin Swicord | Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Winona Ryder, Kirsten Dunst, Claire Danes

13. Scream 2 (1997)

R | 120 min | Horror, Mystery

6.0
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63 Metascore

Two years after the first series of murders, a new psychopath dons the Ghostface costume and a new string of killings begins.

Writer: Kevin Williamson | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Jada Pinkett Smith

14. Anonymous (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.9
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50 Metascore

The theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford, who penned Shakespeare's plays. Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I and the Essex rebellion against her.

Writer: John Orloff | Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, David Thewlis, Sebastian Armesto

15. Addams Family Values (1993)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.5
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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

16. Mansfield Park (1999)

PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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71 Metascore

At 10, Fanny Price, a poor relation, goes to live at Mansfield Park, the estate of her aunt's husband, Sir Thomas. Clever, studious, and a writer with an ironic imagination and fine moral ... See full summary »

Writers: Jane Austen, Patricia Rozema | Director: Patricia Rozema | Stars: Frances O'Connor, Jonny Lee Miller, Alessandro Nivola, Hannah Taylor Gordon

17. Wicker Park (2004)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.0
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40 Metascore

A young Chicago advertising executive believes a woman he sees in a café is his long-lost love. His conviction leads to obsession, as he puts his life on hold to trail her.

Writers: Gilles Mimouni, Brandon Boyce | Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Diane Kruger, Matthew Lillard, Rose Byrne

18. Get Over It (2001)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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52 Metascore

When Berke Landers, a popular high school basketball star, gets dumped by his life-long girlfriend, Allison, he soon begins to lose it. But with the help of his best friend Felix's sister ... See full summary »

Writer: R. Lee Fleming Jr. | Director: Tommy O'Haver | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Ben Foster, Melissa Sagemiller, Sisqó

19. Sayonara (1957)

TV-PG | 147 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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A US air force major in Kobe confronts his own opposition to marriages between American servicemen and Japanese women when he falls for a beautiful performer.

Writers: Paul Osborn, James A. Michener | Director: Joshua Logan | Stars: Marlon Brando, Ricardo Montalban, Patricia Owens, Red Buttons

20. Barton Fink (1991)

R | 116 min | Drama, Mystery

7.7
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69 Metascore

A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.

Writers: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: John Turturro, John Goodman, Judy Davis, Michael Lerner

21. Synecdoche, New York (2008)

R | 124 min | Drama

7.4
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67 Metascore

A theatre director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he creates a life-size replica of New York City inside a warehouse as part of his new play.

Writer: Charlie Kaufman | Director: Charlie Kaufman | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams, Catherine Keener

22. Persona (1966)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama

8.2
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A nurse is put in charge of an actress who can't talk and finds that the actress's persona is melding with hers.

Writer: Ingmar Bergman | Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Margaretha Krook, Gunnar Björnstrand

23. Stories We Tell (2012)

PG-13 | 108 min | Documentary

7.7
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91 Metascore

A film that excavates layers of myth and memory to find the elusive truth at the core of a family of storytellers.

Writers: Sarah Polley, Michael Polley | Director: Sarah Polley | Stars: Michael Polley, John Buchan, Mark Polley, Joanna Polley

24. The King and I (1956)

G | 133 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.5
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A widow accepts a job as a live-in governess to the King of Siam's children.

Writers: Ernest Lehman, Oscar Hammerstein II, Margaret Landon | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Yul Brynner, Deborah Kerr, Rita Moreno, Martin Benson

25. Burke and Hare (2010)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Thriller

6.2
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46 Metascore

A black comedy about two 19th century grave robbers who find a lucrative business providing cadavers for an Edinburgh medical school.

Writers: Piers Ashworth, Nick Moorcroft | Director: John Landis | Stars: Bill Bailey, Tom Wilkinson, Michael Smiley, Tim Curry

26. Twentieth Century (1934)

91 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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A flamboyant Broadway impresario who has fallen on hard times tries to get his former lover, now a Hollywood diva, to return and resurrect his failing career.

Writers: Charles Bruce Millholland, Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: John Barrymore, Carole Lombard, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns

27. Cassandra's Dream (2007)

PG-13 | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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49 Metascore

The tale of two brothers with serious financial woes. When a third party proposes they turn to crime, things go bad and the two become enemies.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Colin Farrell, Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Peter-Hugo Daly

28. Dare (2009)

R | 92 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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54 Metascore

A drama centered around three high school seniors - an aspiring actress, her misfit best friend, and a loner - who become engaged in an intimate and complicated relationship.

Writer: David Brind | Director: Adam Salky | Stars: Emmy Rossum, Zach Gilford, Ashley Springer, Cady Huffman

29. All About My Mother (1999)

R | 101 min | Drama

7.9
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87 Metascore

Young Esteban want to become a writer and also to discover the identity of his father, carefully concealed by the mother Manuela.

Writer: Pedro Almodóvar | Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Cecilia Roth, Marisa Paredes, Candela Peña, Antonia San Juan

30. Hollywood Homicide (2003)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.3
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47 Metascore

Two LAPD detectives who moonlight in other fields investigate the murder of an up-and-coming rap group.

Writers: Robert Souza, Ron Shelton | Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Harrison Ford, Josh Hartnett, Isaiah Washington, Lena Olin

31. Lust, Caution (2007)

NC-17 | 157 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.6
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61 Metascore

During World War II era, a young woman, Wang Jiazhi, gets swept up in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue with a powerful political figure, Mr. Yee.

Writers: Eileen Chang, James Schamus, Hui-Ling Wang | Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Wei Tang, Joan Chen, Leehom Wang

32. Them (2006)

R | 77 min | Horror, Thriller

6.5
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60 Metascore

Lucas and Clementine live peacefully in their isolated country house, but one night they wake up to strange noise... they're not alone... and a group of hooded assailants begin to terrorize them throughout the night.

Writers: David Moreau, Xavier Palud | Directors: David Moreau, Xavier Palud | Stars: Olivia Bonamy, Michaël Cohen, Adriana Mocca, Maria Roman

33. Bullets Over Broadway (1994)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.5
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In 1920s New York, a struggling playwright is forced to cast a mobster's talentless girlfriend in his latest drama in order to get it produced.

Writers: Woody Allen, Douglas McGrath | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, Jennifer Tilly, Chazz Palminteri

34. Tetro (2009)

R | 127 min | Drama

6.9
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65 Metascore

Bennie travels to Buenos Aires to find his long-missing older brother, a once-promising writer who is now a remnant of his former self. Bennie's discovery of his brother's near-finished play might hold the answer to understanding their shared past and renewing their bond.

Writers: Mauricio Kartun, Francis Ford Coppola | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Vincent Gallo, Alden Ehrenreich, Maribel Verdú, Silvia Pérez

35. Angel (2007)

113 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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The rise and fall of a young eccentric British writer, in the early 20th century.

Writers: Elizabeth Taylor, François Ozon, Martin Crimp | Director: François Ozon | Stars: Romola Garai, Sam Neill, Lucy Russell, Michael Fassbender

36. Monsieur Lazhar (2011)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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83 Metascore

At a Montréal public grade school, an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a popular teacher who committed suicide in her classroom. While helping his students deal with their grief, his own recent loss is revealed.

Writers: Philippe Falardeau, Evelyne de la Chenelière | Director: Philippe Falardeau | Stars: Mohamed Fellag, Sophie Nélisse, Émilien Néron, Danielle Proulx

37. Phoebe in Wonderland (2008)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama

7.2
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56 Metascore

Confounded by her clashes with the seemingly rule-obsessed world, a troubled young girl seeks enlightenment from her unconventional drama teacher.

Writer: Daniel Barnz | Director: Daniel Barnz | Stars: Elle Fanning, Patricia Clarkson, Felicity Huffman, Bill Pullman

38. My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009)

R | 91 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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59 Metascore

Inspired by a true crime, a man begins to experience mystifying events that lead him to slay his mother with a sword.

Writers: Herbert Golder, Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Michael Shannon, Willem Dafoe, Chloë Sevigny, Udo Kier

39. Bicycling with Molière (2013)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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64 Metascore

Two actors. One play. Can the differences between the two egocentric men be put aside for the sake of friendship and theatre?

Writers: Fabrice Luchini, Philippe Le Guay, Emmanuel Carrère | Director: Philippe Le Guay | Stars: Fabrice Luchini, Lambert Wilson, Maya Sansa, Camille Japy

40. It Runs in the Family (2003)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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44 Metascore

This is the story of a dysfunctional New York family, and their attempts to reconcile.

Writer: Jesse Wigutow | Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Michael Douglas, Bernadette Peters, Rory Culkin

41. 8 (2012 Video)

91 min | Drama, History

7.5
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Live chronicle of the landmark federal trial of California's Prop. 8 using the actual court transcripts and first-hand interviews.

Writer: Dustin Lance Black | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Matt Bomer, Campbell Brown, George Clooney

42. The League of Gentlemen (1999–2002)

60 min | Comedy, Horror

8.6
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An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.

Stars: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Jeremy Dyson

43. Stage Beauty (2004)

R | 106 min | Drama

7.3
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64 Metascore

A female theatre dresser creates a stir and sparks a revolution in seventeenth century London theatre by playing Desedmona in Othello. But what will become of the male actor she once worked for and eventually replaced?

Writer: Jeffrey Hatcher | Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Billy Crudup, Claire Danes, Rupert Everett, Derek Hutchinson

44. The Goodbye Girl (1977)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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After being dumped by her live-in boyfriend, an unemployed dancer and her 10-year-old daughter are reluctantly forced to live with a struggling off-Broadway actor.

Writer: Neil Simon | Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason, Quinn Cummings, Paul Benedict

45. Little Women (1949)

Passed | 122 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.3
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Louisa May Alcott's autobiographical account of her life with her three sisters in Concord Mass in the 1860s. With their father fighting in the civil war, the sisters: Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth... See full summary »

Writers: Andrew Solt, Sarah Y. Mason, Victor Heerman, Louisa May Alcott | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Margaret O'Brien, Elizabeth Taylor

46. Try Seventeen (2002)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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The story of a young man who enters college only to discover that he can learn more about life and love from his neighbors in the apartment building where he lives.

Writer: Charles Kephart | Director: Jeffrey Porter | Stars: Elijah Wood, Franka Potente, Mandy Moore, Chris William Martin

47. Wilde Salomé (2011)

R | 95 min | Documentary, Drama

7.4
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Pacino takes us on a journey as he unravels and re-interprets Oscar Wilde's once banned and most controversial work SALOME, a scintillating tale of lust, greed and one woman's scorn.

Writers: Al Pacino, Oscar Wilde | Director: Al Pacino | Stars: Al Pacino, Jessica Chastain, Kevin Anderson, Estelle Parsons

48. Auntie Mame (1958)

Unrated | 143 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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An orphan goes to live with his free-spirited aunt. Conflict ensues when the executor of his father's estate objects to the aunt's lifestyle.

Writers: Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Patrick Dennis | Director: Morton DaCosta | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Forrest Tucker, Coral Browne, Fred Clark

49. The Women of Brewster Place (1989 TV Movie)

200 min | Drama

7.5
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Based on the novel by Gloria Naylor, which deals with several strong-willed women who live in a rundown housing project on Brewster Place in an unidentified eastern city; across three ... See full summary »

Writers: Gloria Naylor, Karen Hall | Director: Donna Deitch | Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Mary Alice, Olivia Cole, Robin Givens

50. Cradle Will Rock (1999)

R | 132 min | Drama

6.9
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64 Metascore

A true story of politics and art in the 1930s U.S., focusing on a leftist musical drama and attempts to stop its production.

Writer: Tim Robbins | Director: Tim Robbins | Stars: Hank Azaria, Rubén Blades, Joan Cusack, John Cusack