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1. A Beautiful Mind (2001)

PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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72 Metascore

After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

Writers: Akiva Goldsman, Sylvia Nasar | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 607,819 | Gross: $170.71M

2. A Cinderella Story (2004)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

5.9
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25 Metascore

Routinely exploited by her wicked stepmother, the downtrodden Sam Montgomery is excited about the prospect of meeting her Internet beau at the school's Halloween dance.

Writer: Leigh Dunlap | Director: Mark Rosman | Stars: Hilary Duff, Chad Michael Murray, Jennifer Coolidge, Dan Byrd

Votes: 62,575 | Gross: $51.43M

3. Across the Universe (2007)

PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical

7.4
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56 Metascore

The music of the Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance between an upper-class American girl and a poor Liverpudlian artist.

Writers: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, Julie Taymor | Director: Julie Taymor | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess, Joe Anderson, Dana Fuchs

Votes: 91,698 | Gross: $24.34M

4. Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)

R | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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64 Metascore

An Asian-American office worker and his Indian stoner friend embark on a quest to satisfy their desire for White Castle burgers.

Writers: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg | Director: Danny Leiner | Stars: John Cho, Kal Penn, Ethan Embry, Rob Tinkler

Votes: 154,900 | Gross: $18.23M

5. Accepted (2006)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy

6.5
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47 Metascore

A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.

Writers: Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, Mark Perez | Director: Steve Pink | Stars: Justin Long, Jonah Hill, Blake Lively, Adam Herschman

Votes: 105,231 | Gross: $36.30M

6. Spanglish (2004)

PG-13 | 131 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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48 Metascore

A woman and her daughter emigrate from Mexico for a better life in America, where they start working for a family where the patriarch is a newly celebrated chef with an insecure wife.

Writer: James L. Brooks | Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: Adam Sandler, Téa Leoni, Paz Vega, Cloris Leachman

Votes: 65,538 | Gross: $42.04M

7. What Lies Beneath (2000)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.6
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51 Metascore

The wife of a university research scientist believes that her lakeside Vermont home is haunted by a ghost - or that she is losing her mind.

Writers: Clark Gregg, Sarah Kernochan | Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Harrison Ford, Michelle Pfeiffer, Katharine Towne, Miranda Otto

Votes: 98,217 | Gross: $155.37M

8. Runner Runner (2013)

R | 88 min | Crime, Thriller

5.6
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36 Metascore

When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur.

Writers: Brian Koppelman, David Levien | Director: Brad Furman | Stars: Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake, Gemma Arterton, Anthony Mackie

Votes: 51,979 | Gross: $19.32M

9. In Her Shoes (2005)

PG-13 | 130 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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60 Metascore

Strait-laced Rose breaks off relations with her party girl sister, Maggie, over an indiscretion involving Rose's boyfriend. The chilly atmosphere is broken with the arrival of Ella, the grandmother neither sister knew existed.

Writers: Jennifer Weiner, Susannah Grant | Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Toni Collette, Cameron Diaz, Shirley MacLaine, Anson Mount

Votes: 51,615 | Gross: $32.88M

10. School Ties (1992)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama

6.9
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Set in the 1950s, a star-quarterback is given an opportunity to attend an elite preparatory school but must conceal the fact that he is Jewish.

Writers: Dick Wolf, Darryl Ponicsan | Director: Robert Mandel | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Matt Damon, Chris O'Donnell, Randall Batinkoff

Votes: 17,933 | Gross: $14.72M

11. Admission (2013)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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48 Metascore

A Princeton admissions officer who is up for a major promotion takes a professional risk after she meets a college-bound alternative school kid who just might be the son she gave up years ago in a secret adoption.

Writers: Karen Croner, Jean Hanff Korelitz | Director: Paul Weitz | Stars: Tina Fey, Paul Rudd, Nat Wolff, Gloria Reuben

Votes: 28,495 | Gross: $18.00M

12. I'll Follow You Down (2013)

93 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.1
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After the disappearance of a young scientist on a business trip, his son and wife struggle to cope, only to make a bizarre discovery years later - one that may bring him home.

Writer: Richie Mehta | Director: Richie Mehta | Stars: John Paul Ruttan, Rufus Sewell, Gillian Anderson, Kiara Glasco

Votes: 4,574

13. Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)

Approved | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.7
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In the year before the 1904 St Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York.

Writers: Irving Brecher, Fred F. Finklehoffe, Sally Benson | Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, Mary Astor, Lucille Bremer

Votes: 14,933 | Gross: $7.57M

14. Storytelling (2001)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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50 Metascore

College and high school serve as the backdrop for two stories about dysfunction and personal turmoil.

Writer: Todd Solondz | Director: Todd Solondz | Stars: Selma Blair, Leo Fitzpatrick, Robert Wisdom, Maria Thayer

Votes: 15,225 | Gross: $0.91M

15. The Extra Man (2010)

R | 108 min | Comedy

5.9
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56 Metascore

A man who escorts wealthy widows in New York's Upper East Side takes a young aspiring playwright under his wing.

Writers: Robert Pulcini, Jonathan Ames, Shari Springer Berman | Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Stars: Kevin Kline, Paul Dano, Katie Holmes, Marian Seldes

Votes: 4,119 | Gross: $0.45M

16. The Young Philadelphians (1959)

Approved | 136 min | Drama

7.4
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Up and coming, young lawyer Anthony Lawrence faces several ethical and emotional dilemmas as he climbs the Philadelphia social ladder. His personal and professional skills are tested as he ... See full summary »

Writers: James Gunn, Richard Powell | Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Paul Newman, Barbara Rush, Alexis Smith, Brian Keith

Votes: 2,383

17. Infinity (1996)

PG | 119 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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Story of the early life of genius and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman.

Writers: Richard Feynman, Ralph Leighton, Patricia Broderick | Director: Matthew Broderick | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Patricia Arquette, Jeffrey Force, Peter Riegert

Votes: 1,464 | Gross: $0.15M

18. Last Embrace (1979)

R | 102 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

6.2
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Harry breaks down and loses his job after his wife is assassinated - could it be his turn next ?

Writers: Murray Teigh Bloom, David Shaber | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Roy Scheider, Janet Margolin, John Glover, Sam Levene

Votes: 1,727

19. Adam & Steve (2005)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.0
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48 Metascore

Follows two New York city couples -- one heterosexual and one gay who explore the peaks and the valleys of their respective relationships.

Writer: Craig Chester | Director: Craig Chester | Stars: Craig Chester, Malcolm Gets, Parker Posey, Chris Kattan

Votes: 2,696 | Gross: $0.31M

20. The First Olympics: Athens 1896 (1984 TV Mini-Series)

237 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.6
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This movie describes the founding of the modern Olympics and concentrates on the creation of the American team and their trials in getting to the Olympics in Athens.

Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Hunt Block, David Caruso, Alex Hyde-White

Votes: 321

21. Wilson (1944)

Unrated | 154 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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A chronicle of the political career of US President Woodrow Wilson.

Writer: Lamar Trotti | Director: Henry King | Stars: Alexander Knox, Charles Coburn, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 985 | Gross: $2.00M

22. Four Minutes (2005 TV Movie)

Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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The story of the four minute mile-breaker Roger Bannister.

Writer: Frank Deford | Director: Charles Beeson | Stars: Jamie Maclachlan, Christopher Plummer, Shaun Smyth, Amy Rutherford

Votes: 337

23. In Your Wildest Dreams (1991)

85 min | Drama, Family

5.5
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Mark is a high school senior who thinks his wildest dreams have come true when he uses the wrong computer to make a simulated stock purchase and accidentally makes a million dollars. ... See full summary »

Writers: Forrest S. Baker III, Sharon Baker, Eric Hendershot, Richard Landerman, Bruce Neibaur | Director: Bruce Neibaur | Stars: Trevor Black, Lise Wilburn, Sarah Schaub, Brett Palmer

Votes: 85

24. Design for Death (1947)

Approved | 48 min | Documentary

5.7
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An Academy Award winner for best documentary, the film opens with a notice that..."Exhibition of confiscated Japanese film material authorized by permission of the Alien Property Custodian ... See full summary »

Writers: Dr. Seuss, Helen Geisel | Stars: Kent Smith, Hans Conried

Votes: 15

25. Off and Running (2009)

76 min | Documentary

6.4
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68 Metascore

With white Jewish lesbians for parents and two adopted brothers - one mixed-race and one Korean-Brooklyn teen Avery grew up in a unique and loving household. But when her curiosity about ... See full summary »

Writer: Avery Klein-Cloud | Director: Nicole Opper

Votes: 104 | Gross: $0.02M

26. Accent on Youth (1935)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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A young secretary falls in love with her boss, a middle-aged playwright. Complications ensue when her boss' son falls for her.

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Herbert Fields, Claude Binyon | Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Herbert Marshall, Phillip Reed, Holmes Herbert

Votes: 23

27. La Source (2012)

72 min | Documentary

8.8
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A documentary that follows Haiti-born Josue Lajeunesse as he works to bring bacteria-free water to his native village.

Writers: Patrick Shen, Brandon Vedder | Director: Patrick Shen | Star: Don Cheadle

Votes: 24

28. You Can't Buy Everything (1934)

Passed | 82 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Hannah is so tight with her money that she takes her son, Donnie, to the charity ward a week after he hurts his leg. But she has always hoarded her money since her late husband wasted most ... See full summary »

Writers: Dudley Nichols, Lamar Trotti, Zelda Sears, Eve Greene | Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: May Robson, Jean Parker, Lewis Stone, Mary Forbes

Votes: 87

29. F. Scott Fitzgerald Slept Here (2007)

25 min | Short, Drama

5.8
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F SCOTT FITZGERALD SLEPT HERE explores the intimacy between men and the dynamics of unlikely matchups. Paul is a scruffy, white girl-hungry FTM poet. Gordon, on the other hand, is an ... See full summary »

Writer: Riley Macleod | Director: Jules Rosskam | Stars: S. Leigh Thompson, Jabari Dozier, Cara Herbst, Cash Tilton

Votes: 5

30. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: Oh Shenandoah (2014)

TV-MA | 56 min | Drama

9.4
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Shocking information regarding the source comes to light in the fight for Will's freedom.

Creator: Aaron Sorkin | Director: Paul Lieberstein | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 1,300

31. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
Episode: Under God's Power She Flourishes (2011)

TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.9
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Jimmy's experiences at Princeton are seen in flashback, Margaret tries to deal with her guilt, and Doyle tries unsuccessfully to wheel and deal.

Creator: Terence Winter | Director: Allen Coulter | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon

Votes: 1,185