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1. Shameless (2011– )

TV-MA | 46 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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An alcoholic man lives in a perpetual stupor while his six children with whom he lives cope as best they can.

Stars: Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, Ethan Cutkosky, Shanola Hampton

Votes: 130,486

2. Dark Places (2015)

R | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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39 Metascore

Libby Day was only eight years old when her family was brutally murdered in their rural Kansas farmhouse. Almost thirty years later, she reluctantly agrees to revisit the crime and uncovers the wrenching truths that led up to that tragic night.

Director: Gilles Paquet-Brenner | Stars: Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Christina Hendricks, Chloë Grace Moretz

Votes: 32,732

3. Walk the Line (2005)

PG-13 | 136 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.9
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72 Metascore

A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Ginnifer Goodwin, Robert Patrick

Votes: 197,980 | Gross: $119.52M

4. Bridge to Terabithia (2007)

PG | 96 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.2
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74 Metascore

A preteen's life turns upside down when he befriends the new girl in school and they imagine a whole new fantasy world to escape reality.

Director: Gabor Csupo | Stars: Josh Hutcherson, AnnaSophia Robb, Zooey Deschanel, Robert Patrick

Votes: 119,040 | Gross: $82.23M

5. Good Times (1974–1979)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.3
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A poor Afro-American family make the best of things in the Chicago housing projects.

Stars: Ralph Carter, BernNadette Stanis, Jimmie Walker, Ja'net DuBois

Votes: 4,382

6. 3:10 to Yuma (2007)

R | 122 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.7
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76 Metascore

A small-time rancher agrees to hold a captured outlaw who's awaiting a train to go to court in Yuma. A battle of wills ensues as the outlaw tries to psych out the rancher.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Ben Foster, Logan Lerman

Votes: 251,156 | Gross: $53.57M

7. The Client List (2010 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 88 min | Drama

5.8
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A young woman takes a job at a massage parlor to support her family when her husband is unable to work, and soon finds her life spiraling out of control.

Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Teddy Sears, Sonja Bennett, Lynda Boyd

Votes: 5,496

8. The Oblongs (2001–2002)

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

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

Stars: Will Ferrell, Pamela Adlon, Jean Smart, Randy Sklar

Votes: 7,078

9. Mao's Last Dancer (2009)

PG | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.4
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55 Metascore

A drama based on the autobiography by Li Cunxin. At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao's cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Chi Cao, Bruce Greenwood, Kyle MacLachlan, Penne Hackforth-Jones

Votes: 6,468 | Gross: $4.81M

10. Frozen River (2008)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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82 Metascore

Takes place in the days before Christmas near a little-known border crossing on the Mohawk reservation between New York State and Quebec. Here, the lure of fast money from smuggling ... See full summary »

Director: Courtney Hunt | Stars: Melissa Leo, Misty Upham, Charlie McDermott, Michael O'Keefe

Votes: 22,470 | Gross: $2.51M

11. Into the West (1992)

PG | 97 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.0
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Grandpa Ward gives a horse he found to his grandchildren, who keep it in their tower-block flat in Dublin. The horse is stolen from them, and the two young boys set out to find it and flee on it.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Ellen Barkin, Ciarán Fitzgerald, Rúaidhrí Conroy

Votes: 2,311 | Gross: $4.79M

12. The Brave One (1956)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, Family

6.8
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A young Mexican boy tirelessly tries to save his pet bull from death at the hands of a celebrated matador.

Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Michel Ray, Rodolfo Hoyos Jr., Elsa Cárdenas, Carlos Navarro

Votes: 533

13. Life Is Hot in Cracktown (2009)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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36 Metascore

Various stories of how crack cocaine has infiltrated the inner-city streets. Based on Buddy Giovinazzo's novel "Life is Hot in Cracktown".

Director: Buddy Giovinazzo | Stars: Evan Ross, Stephanie Lugo, Maurice Blake, Omar Regan

Votes: 1,602

14. A Bag of Hammers (2011)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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50 Metascore

Two misfit best friends incapable of growing up, whose direction is tested by an abandoned child worn beyond his years. Together they invent the family they've always needed.

Director: Brian Crano | Stars: Jason Ritter, Jake Sandvig, Chandler Canterbury, Rebecca Hall

Votes: 2,608

15. Santa Claus (1959)

94 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

2.5
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With the aid of Merlin, Santa Claus must defeat the evil machinations of the devil Pitch to ruin Xmas.

Director: René Cardona | Stars: José Elías Moreno, Cesáreo Quezadas 'Pulgarcito', José Luis Aguirre 'Trotsky', Armando Arriola

Votes: 3,950

16. Raining Stones (1993)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Comedy

7.5
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This Ken Loach film tells the story of a man devoted to his family and his religion. Proud, though poor, Bob wants his little girl to have a beautiful (and costly) brand-new dress for her ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Bruce Jones, Julie Brown, Gemma Phoenix, Ricky Tomlinson

Votes: 3,368 | Gross: $0.09M

17. The Organizer (1963)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, History

8.1
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A former high school teacher turned unionist tries to organize workers laboring with inhuman conditions at a late 19th Century textile factory.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Renato Salvatori, Gabriella Giorgelli, Folco Lulli

Votes: 1,720

18. Beautiful Boxer (2004)

Unrated | 118 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.2
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66 Metascore

Bio-pic of transgender Muay Thai boxer Parinya Charoenphol who pursued the sport to pay for her sex change operation.

Director: Ekachai Uekrongtham | Stars: Asanee Suwan, Sorapong Chatree, Orn-Anong Panyawong, Nukkid Boonthong

Votes: 2,882 | Gross: $0.00M

19. I'll Never Forget You (1951)

90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.3
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A scientist obsessed with the past transports himself back in time to 18th-century London, where he falls in love with a beautiful young woman.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Tyrone Power, Ann Blyth, Michael Rennie, Dennis Price

Votes: 562

20. Gui tu lie che (2009)

85 min | Documentary, Drama

7.7
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86 Metascore

A couple embarks on a journey home for Chinese new year along with 130 million other migrant workers, to reunite with their children and struggle for a future. Their unseen story plays out as China soars towards being a world superpower.

Director: Lixin Fan | Stars: Changhua Zhang, Yang Zhang, Suqin Chen, Qin Zhang

Votes: 3,010 | Gross: $0.29M

21. Native Son (1986)

PG | 111 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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In 1940s Chicago, a young black man takes a job as a chauffeur to a white family, which takes a turn for the worse when he accidentally kills the teenage daughter of the couple and then tries to cover it up.

Director: Jerrold Freedman | Stars: Victor Love, Matt Dillon, Elizabeth McGovern, Geraldine Page

Votes: 446 | Gross: $1.30M

22. Christmas for a Dollar (2013)

PG | 101 min | Drama, Family

7.1
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America is in the midst of the Depression, and the Kamp family is struggling to get by, especially after Mrs. Kamp's untimely death. Now little Ruthie, with her mother gone and her father ... See full summary »

Director: John Lyde | Stars: Brian Krause, Nancy Stafford, Danielle Chuchran, Heather Beers

Votes: 247

23. Meri Zaat Zarrae Benishan (2009– )

Drama

9.0
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A story about a woman who was wrongfully accused of adultery and her daughter from the second marriage, who later finds the truth about her mother's past as she herself gets married into the same family.

Stars: Sarwat Gilani, Samiya Mumtaz, Samina Peerzada, Imran Abbas

Votes: 625

24. Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (1991 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

7.7
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While newspaper writer Church struggles with the death of his wife, he receives a "special" assignment. He must answer a little girl's question about whether Santa Claus really exists. ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Richard Thomas, Edward Asner, Charles Bronson, Massimo Bonetti

Votes: 459

25. Skint (2013– )

Documentary

6.5
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A true account of life on an English housing estate. With those on Government handouts, drugs, booze & long-term unemployment.

Star: Ralph Ineson

Votes: 34

26. Plácido (1961)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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In a small spanish town, a group of old ladies decide to celebrate Christmas Eve with a "Sit a poor man at your table" dinner: each wealthy household of the town will have a homeless person... See full summary »

Director: Luis García Berlanga | Stars: Cassen, José Luis López Vázquez, Elvira Quintillá, Manuel Alexandre

Votes: 1,921

27. Homeless: The Motel Kids of Orange County (2010 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

6.5
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A documentary that explores the world of children who reside in discounted motels within walking distance of Disneyland, living in limbo as their families struggle to survive in one of the ... See full summary »

Director: Alexandra Pelosi

Votes: 183

28. Native Son (1951)

91 min | Drama

6.0
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Director: Pierre Chenal | Stars: Richard Wright, Gloria Madison, Willa Pearl Curtis, Nicholas Joy

Votes: 78

29. Galerianki (2009)

77 min | Drama

5.4
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Shopping malls are today's places of creating desires with the best jewelry, clothes and shoes. Unaffordable to young girls who decide to "work" to get themselves sponsors for new items.

Director: Katarzyna Roslaniec | Stars: Anna Karczmarczyk, Dagmara Krasowska, Dominika Gwit, Magdalena Ciurzynska

Votes: 1,316

30. Conta-me Como Foi (2007– )

50 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.7
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The life of a family during the last days of the "Estado Novo" (corporatist authoritarian regime installed in Portugal in 1933)

Stars: Miguel Guilherme, Rita Blanco, Luís Ganito, Catarina Avelar

Votes: 602

31. A Boy's Life (2003)

77 min | Documentary

8.1
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Follows a Mississippi family's attempts to deal with an increasingly violent and erratic child.

Directors: Rory Kennedy, Nick Doob

Votes: 162

32. Five Little Peppers at Home (1940)

Approved | 67 min | Drama

6.5
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Ever since the poor Pepper family - widowed Mrs. Pepper and her five children Polly, Ben, Joey, Davie and Phronsie - warmed the once cold heart of wealthy businessman J.H. King, they have ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Edith Fellows, Dorothy Anne Seese, Clarence Kolb, Dorothy Peterson

Votes: 81

33. Valparaíso mi amor (1969)

90 min | Drama

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Director: Aldo Francia | Stars: Hugo Cárcamo, Sara Astica, Rigoberto Rojo, Liliana Cabrera

Votes: 93

34. Minsan lang sila bata (1996)

50 min | Documentary

7.3
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This is a documentary about child labor in the Philippine provinces. The directors recorded small children working under excruciating conditions in slaughterhouses, sugarcane fields, and ship docks in order to add to their family income.

Directors: Sadhana Buxani, Ditsi Carolino

Votes: 10

35. Utolsó padban (1975 TV Movie)

57 min | Drama, Family

6.7
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A young Gypsy girl moves to the city with her family, only to be faced with racial prejudice.

Director: Márta Kende | Stars: Etelka Imre, Ernõ Mitzi, Sándor Téri, Ferenc Zenthe

Votes: 24

36. The Mother and the Law (1919)

95 min | Drama

6.9
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A re-edited version of the 'modern' story from Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916).

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mae Marsh, Robert Harron, Miriam Cooper, Vera Lewis

Votes: 120

37. Un rincón cerca del cielo (1952)

120 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Director: Rogelio A. González | Stars: Pedro Infante, Marga López, Andrés Soler, Antonio Aguilar

Votes: 147

38. To Render a Life (1992)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary

8.5
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A portrait of a contemporary, poor, rural family living under the same conditions as the cotton sharecroppers of the Depression.

Director: Ross Spears | Stars: Robert Coles, Anita Glass, Obea Glass, Howell Raines

Votes: 23

39. Al-motasaul (1983)

120 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.5
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Hassanein is a poor illiterate man who leaves his village and moves to the city to live with his maternal uncle and his family. However, he fails to keep a job and has no choice but to ... See full summary »

Director: Ahmed El-Sabawy | Stars: Adel Imam, Essad Youniss, Zakaria Mouafi, Sayed Zayan

Votes: 246

40. Magdana's Donkey (1956)

50 min | Drama

7.8
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Small Georgian village (ca. 1890) Magdana a widow lives in a shack with her 3 children and ekes out a living selling yogurt. When the children find a donkey lying by the road and nurse it to health, it seems the family's troubles are over.

Directors: Tengiz Abuladze, Rezo Chkheidze | Stars: Dudukhana Tserodze, L. Moistsrapishvili, Mikho Borashvili, Nani Chikvinidze

Votes: 335

41. El hijo de nadie (1946)

118 min | Drama, Comedy

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Director: Miguel Contreras Torres | Stars: Manuel Medel, Andrés Soler, Meche Barba, Emma Roldán

42. Dil Aur Deewaar (1978)

Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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Vijay (Jeetendra) is a Crime Reporter and very often helps the police in apprehending criminals. When his stepmother (Kamini Kaushal) passes away, she asks him to look after his ... See full summary »

Director: K. Bapaiah | Stars: Jeetendra, Moushumi Chatterjee, Rakesh Roshan, Sarika

Votes: 20

43. How the Other Half Live (2009– )

48 min | Reality-TV

7.4
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Stars: Dean Lennox Kelly, Susan Cookson, Tatiana Chipondaminga

Votes: 17

44. Al-Kahira thalatin (1966)

132 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Mahgoub Abdel Dayem a young nihilistic college student, having his father crippled with no other source of income, he finds himself in an urgent need of a job after graduation to support ... See full summary »

Director: Salah Abouseif | Stars: Soad Hosny, Ahmed Mazhar, Hamdy Ahmed, Ahmed Taufiq

Votes: 260

45. Zhenitba Balzaminova (1965)

90 min | Comedy, History, Romance

7.7
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Listening to the sweet sound of the crazy old woman's song "Dobraya, dobraya!" curly dreamer can't decide to marry.

Director: Konstantin Voinov | Stars: Georgiy Vitsin, Lyudmila Shagalova, Lidiya Smirnova, Ekaterina Savinova

Votes: 399

46. Lucia (1992)

90 min | Drama

7.1
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Director: Mel Chionglo | Stars: Gina Alajar, Elvira Baldomero, Suzette Ranillo, Lolita Rodriguez

Votes: 10

47. Fliegende Fische müssen ins Meer (2011)

84 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Director: Güzin Kar | Stars: Meret Becker, Elisa Schlott, Barnaby Metschurat, Hanspeter Müller

Votes: 153

48. Miracle of the White Suit (1956)

93 min | Drama

6.6
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Seven year old Marcos' only illusion is to have his First Communion in a white suit.

Director: Rafael Gil | Stars: Miguel Gil, Miguel Ángel Rodríguez, Julia Martínez, Julio Núñez

Votes: 20

49. Epidemic Africa (1999)

15 min | Documentary, Short

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A documentary short about the growing number of African children orphaned by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The film was screened at the United Nations Headquarters (NYC) for World Aids Day in ... See full summary »

Director: Rory Kennedy | Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Mulenga Kapwepwe, Bernadette Nakayima, Danny Siwila

50. Quiet as Kept (2007)

6 min | Short, Drama

6.0
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A teenager boy leaves a moment of boredom while his father works on his old car, and the mother wishes to go out for a stroll around the block. One more relocated family post Hurricane Katrina.

Director: Charles Burnett | Stars: Nathaniel Lee Sr., Sharial C. Lee, Daniel Curtis Lee

Votes: 53