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1. Love & Mercy (2014)

PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.4
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83 Metascore

In the 1960s, Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson struggles with emerging psychosis as he attempts to craft his avant-garde pop masterpiece. In the 1980s, he is a broken, confused man under the 24-hour watch of shady therapist Dr. Eugene Landy.

Writers: Oren Moverman, Michael A. Lerner, Brian Wilson | Director: Bill Pohlad | Stars: Elizabeth Banks, John Cusack, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti

Votes: 339

2. The Virgin Suicides (1999)

R | 97 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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76 Metascore

A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.

Writers: Jeffrey Eugenides, Sofia Coppola | Director: Sofia Coppola | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Josh Hartnett, James Woods, Kathleen Turner

Votes: 105,159

3. American Idol (2002– )

TV-PG | 42 min | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV | Active

4.1
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Twelve finalists and/or future singers (six men and six women) who were selected from America, compete in a talent contest in which they were asked to sing any song they like on this "Star ... See full summary »

Creator: Simon Fuller | Stars: Ryan Seacrest, Randy Jackson, Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul

Votes: 18,793

4. Moulin Rouge! (2001)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.7
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66 Metascore

A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets in this stylish musical, with music drawn from familiar 20th century sources.

Writers: Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce | Director: Baz Luhrmann | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 207,086

5. Victorious (2010– )

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.0
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Aspiring singer Tori Vega navigates life while attending a performing arts high school called Hollywood Arts.

Creator: Dan Schneider | Stars: Victoria Justice, Leon Thomas III, Matt Bennett, Elizabeth Gillies

Votes: 11,453

6. Hannah Montana (2006–2011)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family, Music

4.6
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Adventures of a teenage pop star who keeps her identity secret from even her closest friends by using a disguise on stage.

Creators: Rich Correll, Barry O'Brien, Michael Poryes | Stars: Miley Cyrus, Emily Osment, Jason Earles, Billy Ray Cyrus

Votes: 25,980

7. Cold Case (2003–2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she's assigned "cold cases" -- older crimes that have never been solved.

Creator: Meredith Stiehm | Stars: Kathryn Morris, Danny Pino, John Finn, Jeremy Ratchford

Votes: 17,151

8. Empire Records (1995)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.7
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30 Metascore

The employees of an independent music store learn about each other as they try anything to stop the store being absorbed by a large chain.

Writer: Carol Heikkinen | Director: Allan Moyle | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Debi Mazar, Maxwell Caulfield, Rory Cochrane

Votes: 34,787

9. Crossroads (I) (2002)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

3.2
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27 Metascore

Three childhood best friends, and a guy they just met, take a road trip across country, finding themselves and their friendship in the process.

Writer: Shonda Rhimes | Director: Tamra Davis | Stars: Britney Spears, Anson Mount, Zoe Saldana, Taryn Manning

Votes: 32,594

10. High Fidelity (2000)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.6
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79 Metascore

Rob, a record store owner and compulsive list maker, recounts his top five breakups, including the one in progress.

Writers: Nick Hornby, D.V. DeVincentis, Steve Pink, John Cusack, Scott Rosenberg | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: John Cusack, Iben Hjejle, Todd Louiso, Jack Black

Votes: 130,557

11. Pirate Radio (2009)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.4
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58 Metascore

A period comedy about an illegal radio station in the North Sea in the 1960s.

Writer: Richard Curtis | Director: Richard Curtis | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bill Nighy, Nick Frost, Michael Hadley

Votes: 84,068

12. Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009)

G | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.1
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47 Metascore

As Hannah Montana's popularity begins to take over her life, Miley Stewart, on the urging from her father takes a trip to her hometown of Crowley Corners, Tennessee to get some perspective on what matters in life the most.

Writers: Dan Berendsen, Michael Poryes, Rich Correll, Barry O'Brien | Director: Peter Chelsom | Stars: Miley Cyrus, Emily Osment, Billy Ray Cyrus, Jason Earles

Votes: 28,808

13. God Help the Girl (2014)

Unrated | 112 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.4
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58 Metascore

As Eve begins writing songs as a way to sort through some emotional problems, she meets James and Cassie, two musicians each at crossroads of their own.

Writer: Stuart Murdoch | Director: Stuart Murdoch | Stars: Emily Browning, Olly Alexander, Hannah Murray, Pierre Boulanger

Votes: 4,342

14. Josie and the Pussycats (2001)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Music

5.3
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47 Metascore

A girl group find themselves in the middle of a conspiracy to deliver subliminal messages through popular music in this send up of the music industry and pop culture.

Writers: Deborah Kaplan, Harry Elfont, Richard Goldwater, Dan DeCarlo, John L. Goldwater | Directors: Harry Elfont, Deborah Kaplan | Stars: Rachael Leigh Cook, Tara Reid, Rosario Dawson, Gabriel Mann

Votes: 18,030

15. Cadillac Records (2008)

R | 109 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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65 Metascore

Chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists.

Writer: Darnell Martin | Director: Darnell Martin | Stars: Adrien Brody, Jeffrey Wright, Beyoncé Knowles, Columbus Short

Votes: 13,877

16. Purple Rain (1984)

R | 111 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.3
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45 Metascore

A young man with a talent for music has begun a career with much promise. He meets an aspiring singer, Apollonia, and finds that talent alone isn't all that he needs. A complicated tale of ... See full summary »

Writers: Albert Magnoli, William Blinn | Director: Albert Magnoli | Stars: Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day, Olga Karlatos

Votes: 11,067

17. Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (2011)

G | 105 min | Documentary, Music

1.6
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52 Metascore

Follows Justin Bieber with some footage of performances from his 2010 concert tour.

Director: Jon M. Chu | Stars: Justin Bieber, Boys II Men, Miley Cyrus, Sean Kingston

Votes: 73,139

18. The Mighty Boosh (2003– )

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

8.4
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Vince Noir and Howard Moon have surreal adventures while working at a Zoo run by the deranged Bob Fossil (in series 1) and pursuing a career as musicians and living with the mystic Naboo ... See full summary »

Stars: Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding, Michael Fielding, Rich Fulcher

Votes: 14,350

19. An American Tail (1986)

G | 80 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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While emigrating to the United States, a young Russian mouse gets separated from his family and must relocate them while trying to survive in a new country.

Writers: Judy Freudberg, Tony Geiss, David Kirschner | Director: Don Bluth | Stars: Dom DeLuise, Christopher Plummer, Erica Yohn, Nehemiah Persoff

Votes: 33,783

20. All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)

G | 84 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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50 Metascore

A dog returns from the dead looking for revenge on his killer using an orphan girl who can talk to animals.

Writers: Don Bluth, Ken Cromar, Gary Goldman, Larry Leker, Linda Miller, Monica Parker, John Pomeroy, Guy Shulman, David J. Steinberg, David N. Weiss | Directors: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman, Dan Kuenster | Stars: Dom DeLuise, Burt Reynolds, Judith Barsi, Melba Moore

Votes: 22,840

21. Balto (1995)

G | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.0
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An outcast half-wolf risks his life to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska.

Writers: Cliff Ruby, Elana Lesser, David Steven Cohen, Roger S.H. Schulman | Director: Simon Wells | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Bob Hoskins, Bridget Fonda, Jim Cummings

Votes: 26,828

22. The Hidden (1987)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Horror

7.0
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An alien parasite with the ability to possess human bodies goes on a violent crime spree in LA, pursued by a human cop and an alien cop inhabiting a human body.

Writer: Jim Kouf | Director: Jack Sholder | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Nouri, Claudia Christian, Clarence Felder

Votes: 11,560

23. Beyond the Sea (2004)

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

6.7
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46 Metascore

A swooning study of "Mack the Knife" singer Bobby Darin (Spacey) specifically, and his relationship with his wife Sandra Dee (Bosworth).

Writers: Kevin Spacey, Lewis Colick | Director: Kevin Spacey | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, John Goodman, Bob Hoskins

Votes: 12,018

24. The Cheetah Girls (2003 TV Movie)

TV-G | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.5
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Four teens aim to take the world by storm with their music.

Writers: Deborah Gregory, Alison Taylor | Director: Oz Scott | Stars: Raven-Symoné, Adrienne Bailon, Kiely Williams, Sabrina Bryan

Votes: 4,328

25. Twenty Feet from Stardom (2013)

PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.4
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83 Metascore

Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. Their voices bring harmony to the biggest bands in popular music, but we've had no idea who these singers are or what lives they lead, until now.

Director: Morgan Neville | Stars: Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Judith Hill

Votes: 7,917

26. This Is It (2009)

PG | 111 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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67 Metascore

A compilation of interviews, rehearsals and backstage footage of Michael Jackson as he prepared for his series of sold-out shows in London.

Director: Kenny Ortega | Stars: Michael Jackson, Alex Al, Alexandra Apjarova, Nick Bass

Votes: 31,496

27. The Monkees (1966–1968)

30 min | Comedy, Music

7.6
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The misadventures of a struggling rock band.

Stars: Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, Peter Tork

Votes: 2,024

28. Vivre Sa Vie (1962)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama

8.1
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Twelve episodic tales in the life of a Parisian woman and her slow descent into prostitution.

Writers: Marcel Sacotte, Jean-Luc Godard | Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Anna Karina, Sady Rebbot, André S. Labarthe, Guylaine Schlumberger

Votes: 14,850

29. Marley (2012)

PG-13 | 144 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.0
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82 Metascore

A documentary on the life, music, and legacy of Bob Marley.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Bob Marley, Ziggy Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Lee 'Scratch' Perry

Votes: 9,712

30. The Jazz Singer (1980)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.7
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The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of being a popular singer.

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Herbert Baker, Stephen H. Foreman | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Neil Diamond, Lucie Arnaz, Catlin Adams

Votes: 2,758

31. Were the World Mine (2008)

Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

7.0
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A bullied and demoralized gay student at an all-boys school uses a magical flower derived from Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream' to turn many in his community gay, including a comely rugby player for himself.

Writers: Cory Krueckeberg, Tom Gustafson, William Shakespeare | Director: Tom Gustafson | Stars: Tanner Cohen, Wendy Robie, Judy McLane, Zelda Williams

Votes: 3,846

32. Kids Incorporated (1984–1993)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.9
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A group of kids sing songs at a club for kids. They solve problems in-between performances.

Stars: Fergie, Kenny Ford Jr., Devyn Puett, Sean O'Riordan

Votes: 469

33. Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Music

6.0
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Documentary following singer Madonna on her controversial Blond Ambition tour in 1990.

Director: Alek Keshishian | Stars: Madonna, Donna DeLory, Niki Harris, Luis Camacho

Votes: 6,778

34. Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert (2008)

G | 74 min | Documentary, Music

2.3
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59 Metascore

A 3-D concert film of the 2007 Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus tour.

Writers: Michael Poryes, Rich Correll, Barry O'Brien | Director: Bruce Hendricks | Stars: Miley Cyrus, The Jonas Brothers, Kenny Ortega, Billy Ray Cyrus

Votes: 8,090

35. Pulp: a Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets (2014)

90 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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62 Metascore

PULP find fame on the world stage in the 1990's with anthems including 'Common People' and 'Disco 2000'. 25 years (and 10 million album sales) later, they return to Sheffield for their last... See full summary »

Writers: Jarvis Cocker, Florian Habicht, Peter O'Donoghue | Director: Florian Habicht | Stars: Nick Banks, Jarvis Cocker, Candida Doyle, Richard Hawley

Votes: 1,005

36. American Pop (1981)

R | 96 min | Animation, Drama, Music

7.1
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The story of four generations of a Russian Jewish immigrant family of musicians whose careers parallel the history of American popular music in the 20th century.

Writer: Ronni Kern | Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Mews Small, Ron Thompson, Jerry Holland, Lisa Jane Persky

Votes: 2,768

37. Never Mind the Buzzcocks (1996– )

30 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Music

8.3
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A comedy trivia quiz based around pop music, originally hosted by Mark Lamarr up to October 2006, then hosted by Simon Amstell until his departure in 2011. From that point forward the show ... See full summary »

Stars: Phill Jupitus, Mark Lamarr, Bill Bailey, Sean Hughes

Votes: 2,905

38. Never on Sunday (1960)

97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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An American scholar in Greece sets about improving a prostitute he's infatuated with.

Writer: Jules Dassin | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Melina Mercouri, Jules Dassin, Giorgos Foundas, Titos Vandis

Votes: 3,596

39. Into the West (1992)

PG | 97 min | Family, Adventure

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.

Writers: Jim Sheridan, David Keating | Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Ellen Barkin, Ciarán Fitzgerald, Rúaidhrí Conroy

Votes: 2,056

40. Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998)

R | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.2
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Three women each claim to be the widow of 1950s doo-wop singer Frankie Lymon, claiming legal rights to his estate.

Writer: Tina Andrews | Director: Gregory Nava | Stars: Halle Berry, Vivica A. Fox, Lela Rochon, Larenz Tate

Votes: 2,740

41. Love Monkey (2006– )

Comedy, Drama, Music

7.9
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A music scout gets fired from his corporate job and gets a job at a smaller indie label.

Creator: Michael Rauch | Stars: Tom Cavanagh, Judy Greer, Larenz Tate, Christopher Wiehl

Votes: 733

42. Cherish (2002)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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51 Metascore

After a martini-induced rampage, a fantasy-prone young woman is placed under house arrest.

Writer: Finn Taylor | Director: Finn Taylor | Stars: Robin Tunney, Tim Blake Nelson, Brad Hunt, Liz Phair

Votes: 2,273

43. Backstage (2005)

112 min | Drama, Music

5.8
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57 Metascore

An adolescent groupie (Isild Le Besco) zeroes in on her Blondie-like idol (Emmanuelle Seigner) after the singer chances to cross her orbit on a publicity tour. Gradually their lives intertwine as, with near-operatic intensity, the film delves into the emotional dependency on both sides of celebrity culture.

Writers: Emmanuelle Bercot, Jérôme Tonnerre | Director: Emmanuelle Bercot | Stars: Emmanuelle Seigner, Isild Le Besco, Noémie Lvovsky, Valéry Zeitoun

Votes: 515

44. My Way (2012)

148 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.9
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A biopic of French pop star Claude Francois, most famous for co-writing the song 'My Way'. Tracing his life from childhood in Egypt through success in France to his untimely death in Paris in 1978.

Writers: Julien Rappeneau, Florent-Emilio Siri | Director: Florent-Emilio Siri | Stars: Jérémie Renier, Benoît Magimel, Monica Scattini, Sabrina Seyvecou

Votes: 1,734

45. The Voice UK (2012– )

Music, Reality-TV | Active

6.5
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Aspiring singers do their audition whilst the judges only listen with their backs turned. If a judge likes what they hear, they turn their chair.

Creator: John de Mol | Stars: Tom Jones, Will.i.am, Danny O'Donoghue, Jessie J

Votes: 693

46. Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica (2003–2005)

30 min | Reality-TV, Romance

3.6
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"Newlyweds" follows the lives of pop stars Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson in the same way "The Osbournes" follows Ozzy's clan.

Stars: Jessica Simpson, Nick Lachey, Drew Lachey, Tina Simpson

Votes: 808

47. Birth of the Beatles (1979)

104 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.6
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An account of The Beatles during the Hamburg years, their signing with Brian Epstein and their inevitable rise during the early sixties.

Writers: John Kurland, Jacob Eskendar | Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Stephen MacKenna, Rod Culbertson, John Altman, Ray Ashcroft

Votes: 430

48. Top of the Pops (1964–2012)

30 min | Music

7.0
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A rundown of the latest chart hits, featuring in-studio performances from popular music artists.

Stars: Pan's People, Lulu Cartwright, Legs & Co, Rosie Hetherington

Votes: 337

49. Scorpio Rising (1964)

28 min | Short

7.1
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An army of gay/nazi bikers make their engines roar and ride the way to pain/pleasure as sexual and sadistic symbols are intercut into the dazing chaos and rhythmic experiences of this ... See full summary »

Writer: Ernest D. Glucksman | Director: Kenneth Anger | Stars: Ernie Allo, Bruce Byron, Frank Carifi, Steve Crandell

Votes: 2,734

50. Dangerous: The Short Films (1993 Video)

112 min | Music

8.4
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The music videos of Michael Jackson's Dangerous, including "Black or White," "Gone Too Soon," "Jam," "Heal the World," and more.

Writers: Glen Ballard, Teddy Riley | Directors: Billy DiCicco, David Fincher, Michael Jackson, David Kellogg, John Landis, Andrew Morahan, Vincent Paterson, Joe Pytka, Herb Ritts, John Singleton | Stars: Michael Jackson, Naomi Campbell, Gilby Clarke, Macaulay Culkin

Votes: 1,385