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1. The Big Sleep (1946)

Approved | 114 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

8.0
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Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely, Martha Vickers

Votes: 65,014

2. Filth (I) (2013)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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56 Metascore

A corrupt, junkie cop with Borderline Personality Disorder attempts to manipulate his way through a promotion in order to win back his wife and daughter while also fighting his own borderline-fueled inner demons.

Director: Jon S. Baird | Stars: James McAvoy, Jamie Bell, Eddie Marsan, Imogen Poots

Votes: 76,350 | Gross: $0.03M

3. Ghost World (2001)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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88 Metascore

With only the plan of moving in together after high school, two unusually devious friends seek direction in life. As a mere gag, they respond to a man's newspaper ad for a date, only to find it will greatly complicate their lives.

Director: Terry Zwigoff | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Thora Birch, Scarlett Johansson, Brad Renfro

Votes: 97,839 | Gross: $6.20M

4. Grandma's Boy (2006)

R | 94 min | Comedy

7.0
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33 Metascore

A 35 year old video game tester has to move in with his grandma and her two old lady roommates.

Director: Nicholaus Goossen | Stars: Allen Covert, Linda Cardellini, Shirley Jones, Peter Dante

Votes: 68,589 | Gross: $6.09M

5. Phone Booth (2002)

R | 81 min | Crime, Thriller

7.1
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56 Metascore

Stuart Shepard finds himself trapped in a phone booth, pinned down by an extortionist's sniper rifle.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Colin Farrell, Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker, Radha Mitchell

Votes: 212,336 | Gross: $46.56M

6. Black Christmas (1974)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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During their Christmas break, a group of sorority girls are stalked by a stranger.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, John Saxon

Votes: 22,197

7. Porky's (1981)

R | 94 min | Comedy

6.2
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40 Metascore

In 1954, a group of Florida high schoolers seek out to help their buddy lose his virginity, which leads them to seek revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and his redneck sheriff brother for harassing them.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Dan Monahan, Mark Herrier, Wyatt Knight, Roger Wilson

Votes: 31,753 | Gross: $105.50M

8. Short Cuts (1993)

R | 188 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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79 Metascore

The day-to-day lives of a number of suburban Los Angeles residents.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Andie MacDowell, Julianne Moore, Tim Robbins, Bruce Davison

Votes: 35,761 | Gross: $6.11M

9. Rose Red (2002 TV Mini-Series)

PG-13 | 254 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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A group of people with psychic powers are invited to spend the night in a haunted house.

Stars: Nancy Travis, Matt Keeslar, Kimberly J. Brown, David Dukes

Votes: 18,005

10. Big Fat Liar (2002)

PG | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.4
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36 Metascore

After a young boy's school essay erroneously finds its way into the hands of a Hollywood producer who turns the idea into a hit film, the boy travels to Los Angeles to claim his credit.

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Frankie Muniz, Amanda Bynes, Paul Giamatti, Amanda Detmer

Votes: 29,417 | Gross: $47.81M

11. Neighbors (1981)

R | 94 min | Comedy

5.6
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A quiet man's peaceful suburban lifestyle is threatened by the new, obnoxious couple that moves in next door.

Director: John G. Avildsen | Stars: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Kathryn Walker, Cathy Moriarty

Votes: 6,157 | Gross: $28.73M

12. I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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A mother falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.

Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Paul Rudd, Saoirse Ronan, Tracey Ullman

Votes: 14,588

13. Naughty & Nice (2014 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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A cynical radio host is banished to Colorado, where he has an on-air spat with a hopeless romantic. Soon, their antagonistic relationship sparks the interest of the whole town.

Director: Sam Irvin | Stars: Haylie Duff, Tilky Jones, Maureen McCormick, Jim O'Heir

Votes: 385

14. 8 Minutes Idle (2012)

86 min | Comedy

5.4
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Based upon Matt Thorne's award-winning novel about life in a call centre, "Eight Minutes Idle" is a warped urban comedy about what it really means to put your life 'on hold'! Dan Thomas has... See full summary »

Director: Mark Simon Hewis | Stars: Antonia Thomas, Tom Hughes, Ophelia Lovibond, Paul Kaye

Votes: 481

15. The Jerky Boys (1995)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Crime

4.6
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When two unemployed telephone pranksters decide to use their vocal "talents" to impersonate a Chicago mob boss and curry favor with organized crime in New York, the trouble begins. It isn't... See full summary »

Director: James Melkonian | Stars: John G. Brennan, Kamal Ahmed, Alan Arkin, William Hickey

Votes: 2,153 | Gross: $7.56M

16. The Local Stigmatic (1990)

56 min | Drama

6.3
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Two symbiotic sociopaths play obscurely deviant mind games with each other while engaging in perversely brutal acts of violence against victims apparently chosen at random.

Director: David F. Wheeler | Stars: Al Pacino, Paul Guilfoyle, Joseph Maher, Michael Higgins

Votes: 1,164

17. The Chocolate War (1988)

R | 100 min | Drama

6.9
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A surreal portrait of a Catholic Private School and its hierarchy. A new student must submit to the bizarre rituals of his peers and the expectations of the school's administration by ... See full summary »

Director: Keith Gordon | Stars: John Glover, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Wallace Langham, Doug Hutchison

Votes: 1,738 | Gross: $0.30M

18. I Saw What You Did (1965)

82 min | Horror, Thriller

6.2
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Teenagers Libby and Kit innocently spend an evening doing random crank calls. These calls lead to murderous consequences.

Director: William Castle | Stars: Joan Crawford, John Ireland, Leif Erickson, Sara Lane

Votes: 1,900

19. Griff the Invisible (2010)

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

6.1
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49 Metascore

Griff, office worker by day, superhero by night, has his world turned upside down when he meets Melody, a beautiful young scientist who shares his passion for the impossible.

Director: Leon Ford | Stars: Ryan Kwanten, Maeve Dermody, Marshall Napier, Patrick Brammall

Votes: 4,210

20. Kickboxing Academy (1997)

PG-13 | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Sport

2.3
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Watch your nose in the hallways, these guys can really kick. In this fight flick, the students of a kickboxing academy take on students from a rival school.

Director: Richard Gabai | Stars: Chyler Leigh, David Everett, Christopher Khayman Lee, Daphne Duplaix

Votes: 441

21. Mumbai Meri Jaan (2008)

134 min | Drama

7.8
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Five people whose lives are affected by the 2006 Mumbai train bombings.

Director: Nishikant Kamat | Stars: Paresh Rawal, Kay Kay Menon, Irrfan Khan, Madhavan

Votes: 4,592 | Gross: $0.01M

22. La morte cammina con i tacchi alti (1971)

Not Rated | 105 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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A famed jewel thief named Rochard is slashed to death on a train. His daughter Nicole, a famous nightclub performer in Paris, is questioned by the police about some missing diamonds but she... See full summary »

Director: Luciano Ercoli | Stars: Frank Wolff, Nieves Navarro, Simón Andreu, Carlo Gentili

Votes: 796

23. Haseena Maan Jaayegi (1999)

147 min | Comedy, Action, Drama

6.1
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Wealthy Seth Amirchand (Kader Khan) has two problems, namely his two good-for-nothing sons, Sonu (Sanjay Dutt), and Monu (Govinda). Their time is mainly spent on comically attempting to ... See full summary »

Director: David Dhawan | Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Govinda, Karisma Kapoor, Pooja Batra

Votes: 1,860

24. O.C. and Stiggs (1985)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Romance

5.3
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O.C. and Stiggs aren't your average unhappy teenagers. They not only despise their suburban surroundings, they plot against it. They seek revenge against the middle class Schwab family, who embody all they detest: middle class.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Daniel Jenkins, Neill Barry, Jane Curtin, Paul Dooley

Votes: 1,020

25. Little Murders (1971)

PG | 110 min | Comedy

7.2
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Comedy about how New Yorkers are coping with pervasive urban violence, obscene phone calls, rusty water pipes, electrical blackouts, paranoia and ethnic-racial conflict during a typical summer of the 1970s.

Director: Alan Arkin | Stars: Elliott Gould, Marcia Rodd, Vincent Gardenia, Elizabeth Wilson

Votes: 1,893

26. I Saw What You Did (1988 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.9
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A group of pranksters unintentionally get the attention of a serial killer who soon starts targeting them.

Director: Fred Walton | Stars: Shawnee Smith, Tammy Lauren, Candace Cameron Bure, Robert Carradine

Votes: 489

27. American Teen (2008)

PG-13 | 95 min | Documentary

6.5
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66 Metascore

A documentary on seniors at a high school in a small Indiana town and their various cliques.

Director: Nanette Burstein | Stars: Hannah Bailey, Jake Tusing, Megan Krizmanich, Colin Clemens

Votes: 3,852 | Gross: $0.94M

28. Close to Leo (2002 TV Movie)

Unrated | 88 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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When 21 year-old Leo, the oldest of four brothers, announces to his rural French family that he's HIV+ family bonds are tested. The family decides that 11 year Marcel, the youngest, is too ... See full summary »

Director: Christophe Honoré | Stars: Yaniss Lespert, Pierre Mignard, Marie Bunel, Rodolphe Pauly

Votes: 862

29. Kenny & Company (1976)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Several days in the life of Kenny, a typical 12-year-old, and his friends. Kenny goes through all the activities that most of us went through as kids as he and his friends prepare for ... See full summary »

Director: Don Coscarelli | Stars: Dan McCann, A. Michael Baldwin, Jeff Roth, Ralph Richmond

Votes: 376

30. Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure (2011)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

6.6
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57 Metascore

When two friends tape-recorded the fights of their violently noisy neighbors, they accidentally created one of the world's first 'viral' pop-culture sensations.

Director: Matthew Bate | Stars: Eddie Lee Sausage, Mitch Deprey, Daniel Clowes, Ivan Brunetti

Votes: 954 | Gross: $0.02M

31. Crutch (2004)

R | 89 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.5
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An autobiographical film taken from the experiences of writer-director Rob Moretti, CRUTCH is a coming-of-age tale about a young man's struggle with family problems and substance abuse. ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Moretti | Stars: Eben Gordon, Rob Moretti, Juanita Walsh, Jennifer Laine Williams

Votes: 575

32. Sarah Palin: You Betcha! (2011)

Unrated | 91 min | Documentary

6.3
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41 Metascore

Nick Broomfield goes in pursuit of Sarah Palin, interviewing her family and friends, for a decidedly unauthorized perspective on this growing force in American politics.

Directors: Nick Broomfield, Joan Churchill | Stars: Sarah Palin, Nick Broomfield, Barbara Adams, Chuck Heath

Votes: 763 | Gross: $0.01M

33. Wedding Present (1936)

81 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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When Charlie Mason is promoted from irresponsible reporter to hard-nosed city editor, it costs him his girlfriend, ace reporter Rusty Fleming. After he hears she's engaged to another, he quits and tries to win her back.

Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Joan Bennett, Cary Grant, George Bancroft, Conrad Nagel

Votes: 361

34. Franswa Sharl (2009)

14 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

5.3
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Keeping the position of number one son requires a certain amount of ingenuity. Twelve year old Greg has inherited his father's competitive streak. On a family holiday to Fiji they have ... See full summary »

Director: Hannah Hilliard | Stars: Callan McAuliffe, John Batchelor, Diana Glenn, Steve Le Marquand

Votes: 260

35. The Simpsons: Bart vs. the Space Mutants (1991 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

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Director: Garry Kitchen | Star: Nancy Cartwright

Votes: 118

36. Prank Call

Thriller | Announced

An innocent Prank Call marks three boys for some gruesome revenge by an enraged maniac. When one of the boys is kidnapped, the other two embark on a mission to get him back, unaware of the unspeakable horror that awaits them.

37. Sally (1979)

18 min | Short, Drama

7.1
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In this educational film, an adolescent girl experiences the physical and emotional insecurities of puberty.

Director: Pat Russell | Star: Irene Arranga

Votes: 13

38. Tæskeholdet (1997– )

28 min | Comedy, Music

7.7
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Stars: Casper Christensen, Jan Gintberg, Søren Søndergaard, Mads Vangsø

Votes: 137

39. Family Guy (1999– )
Episode: Bill & Peter's Bogus Journey (2007)

TV-14 | 21 min | Animation, Comedy

7.5
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Peter's attempts to become physically fit lead to a friendship with Bill Clinton, which inadvertently nearly destroys Peter & Lois' marriage.

Directors: Dominic Polcino, James Purdum, Peter Shin | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

Votes: 737

40. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1996)
Episode: Bundle of Joy (1993)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

7.3
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The family gets ready for the baby, and Ashely is jealous.

Director: Shelley Jensen | Stars: Will Smith, James Avery, Janet Hubert, Alfonso Ribeiro

Votes: 149

41. Ben et Thomas (2008– )
Episode: Canular (2008)

Comedy

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Thomas is not good in maths, and has to explain himself to his professor, Mrs. Vignes. She advises him to stay after class to get private tutoring. Angry, Thomas makes an anonymous call to her husband, saying she has an affair.

Director: Jon Carnoy | Stars: Anthony Marocco, Amezienne Rehaz, Jemima West, Daphné Chollet

42. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Clacton or Bust (1985)

TV-PG | 28 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Lou is up to her old tricks. Lofty spends more time with Mary and Annie. Debbie and Andy start planning a campaign. Pauline and Arthur celebrate having time to themselves and Den offers Arthur some work.

Director: Peter Edwards | Stars: Wendy Richard, Bill Treacher, Oscar James, Leslie Grantham

43. Bad Girls (1999–2006)
Episode: Coming Out (2001)

Crime, Drama

8.9
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Helen resigns her post. Nikki's court appeal finally begins. Fenner gets the better of Yvonne.

Director: Diana Patrick | Stars: Kika Mirylees, Victoria Alcock, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Nathan Constance

Votes: 39

44. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005– )
Episode: Dee Reynolds: Shaping America's Youth (2010)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy

8.9
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Motivated by the drama teacher who inspired her, Dee takes a job as a substitute teacher and exposes her students to the culture of Paddy's with a field trip to see the Gang's take on the Lethal Weapon series: Lethal Weapon 5.

Director: Matt Shakman | Stars: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson

Votes: 900

45. Peep Show (2003–2015)
Episode: Dream Job (2003)

TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy

8.1
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Mark is angry at Sophie when she gets promoted for a job instead of him, when she told him she wasn't going to apply for it. Jeremy gets a job at a recording studio, which results in Super ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Wooding | Stars: David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Olivia Colman, Justin Edwards

Votes: 234

46. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode #1.20 (1985)

TV-PG | 29 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Den gets caught out and Angie goes out. Mary is getting desperate for money and Den tells Angie he has to spend another week in Spain. The identity of the prank caller to the cafe is revealed.

Director: Malcolm Taylor | Stars: Anita Dobson, Oscar James, Wendy Richard, Bill Treacher

47. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode #1.21 (1985)

TV-PG | 29 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Ali is told who's been calling the cafe - but he daren't tell Sue who it is. Lou and Michelle return. Mary gets some work and it's Angie's turn to get caught out. Ethel's pies cause a stir and the Fowler's call the police.

Director: Jeremy Ancock | Stars: Wendy Richard, Bill Treacher, Susan Tully, Peter Dean

48. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode #1.23 (1985)

TV-PG | 29 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Lou is unwell. Den arrives back at the Vic, but doesn't get the welcome he expected. Michelle gets a taste of her own medicine. Someone comes looking for Mary. New information gets the 'Save Our Square' committee mobilised again.

Director: Sue Butterworth | Stars: Adam Woodyatt, Paul J. Medford, Anna Wing, Peter Dean

49. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 22 January 2010 (2010)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Director: Tim Mercier | Stars: Pam St. Clement, Patsy Palmer, Charlie Brooks, James Forde

50. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 5 October 2000 (2000)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Romance

2.4
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Director: Tim Mercier | Stars: Barbara Windsor, Mike Reid, Pam St. Clement, Elaine Lordan

Votes: 7