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1. Six Feet Under (2001–2005)

TV-MA | 55 min | Comedy, Drama

8.8
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A drama series that takes a darkly comical look at members of a dysfunctional California family that runs an independent funeral home.

Stars: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose

Votes: 94,605

2. Jericho (2006–2008)

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A small town in Kansas is literally left in the dark after seeing a mushroom cloud over near-by Denver, Colorado. The townspeople struggle to find answers about the blast and solutions on how to survive.

Stars: Skeet Ulrich, Lennie James, Ashley Scott, Kenneth Mitchell

Votes: 48,526

3. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

Approved | 129 min | Drama, History

8.1
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A poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine, Charley Grapewin

Votes: 65,745

4. Detroit Rock City (1999)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Music

6.8
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33 Metascore

In 1978, four rebellious teenagers try to scam their way into a KISS concert.

Director: Adam Rifkin | Stars: Edward Furlong, Giuseppe Andrews, James DeBello, Sam Huntington

Votes: 31,080 | Gross: $4.19M

5. The Celebration (1998)

R | 105 min | Drama

8.1
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82 Metascore

At Helge's 60th birthday party, some unpleasant family truths are revealed.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Henning Moritzen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Paprika Steen

Votes: 67,332 | Gross: $1.65M

6. Andrei Rublev (1966)

Not Rated | 205 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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The life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolay Grinko, Nikolay Sergeev

Votes: 24,676

7. Four Lovers (2010)

Unrated | 103 min | Romance

5.6
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39 Metascore

What are adult love affairs ? Two couples meet and fall in love, lose sight of each other in the confusion and end up pulling through.

Director: Antony Cordier | Stars: Marina Foïs, Élodie Bouchez, Roschdy Zem, Nicolas Duvauchelle

Votes: 1,147

8. The Cake Eaters (2007)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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60 Metascore

Two families are brought together by the return of one family's son -- a reunion that conjures up old ghosts and issues that must be addressed.

Director: Mary Stuart Masterson | Stars: Elizabeth Ashley, Jayce Bartok, Bruce Dern, Miriam Shor

Votes: 6,024

9. Normal (2007)

R | 100 min | Drama

6.1
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A deadly car accident brings together a group of previously unrelated people, each of whom is forced to deal with the emotional fallout.

Director: Carl Bessai | Stars: Carrie-Anne Moss, Kevin Zegers, Callum Keith Rennie, Andrew Airlie

Votes: 969

10. Devdas (I) (2002)

185 min | Musical, Romance

7.6
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After his wealthy family prohibits him from marrying the woman he is in love with, Devdas Mukherjee's life spirals further and further out of control as he takes up alcohol and a life of vice to numb the pain.

Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jackie Shroff

Votes: 27,755

11. Surviving Picasso (1996)

R | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.4
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55 Metascore

The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Natascha McElhone, Julianne Moore, Joss Ackland

Votes: 5,912 | Gross: $2.00M

12. In My Father's Den (2004)

R | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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A disillusioned war journalist's return home is blighted when he becomes implicated in the mysterious disappearance of a teenage girl he has befriended.

Director: Brad McGann | Stars: Matthew Macfadyen, Miranda Otto, Emily Barclay, Colin Moy

Votes: 6,354

13. Track 29 (1988)

R | 90 min | Drama, Mystery

5.9
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A doctor's wife tires of his obsession with model trains, and spends her days wondering about the son she gave up for adoption at birth. While eating at a roadside cafe, she encounters a ... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Theresa Russell, Gary Oldman, Christopher Lloyd, Colleen Camp

Votes: 1,503 | Gross: $0.43M

14. Confessions of a Prodigal Son (2015)

90 min | Drama

6.1
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A modern retelling of the Prodigal Son story.

Director: Allan Spiers | Stars: Kevin Sorbo, Michael Bolten, Tanya Chisholm, Creagen Dow

Votes: 75

15. Lavoura Arcaica (2001)

163 min | Drama

7.7
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Brazilian baroque. The young son that ran from his dominant family, descends into decadence and then returns to the nest. With melodramatic themes of tyrannical fathers, incest, fierce ... See full summary »

Director: Luiz Fernando Carvalho | Stars: Selton Mello, Raul Cortez, Juliana Carneiro da Cunha, Simone Spoladore

Votes: 1,259

16. Spadikam (1995)

150 min | Action, Drama

8.5
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Chacko Master(Thilakan) is a school headmaster in Mathematics. He is a very strict teacher and does not go easy with his own son Thomas (Mohanlal). Frustrated with his father's ... See full summary »

Director: Bhadran | Stars: Mohanlal, Thilakan, Sphadikam George, Urvashi

Votes: 1,786

17. Erskineville Kings (1999)

90 min | Drama

6.4
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Barky, 25, lost soul, left home two years ago to escape his abusive father leaving behind everything in the world that was important to him; now that his father's dead, he thinks it's safe to come home.

Director: Alan White | Stars: Marty Denniss, Hugh Jackman, Andrew Wholley, Aaron Blabey

Votes: 409

18. Otets i syn (2003)

Unrated | 97 min | Drama

6.7
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64 Metascore

A father and his son live together in a roof-top apartment. They have lived alone for years in their own private world, full of memories and daily rites. Sometimes they seem like brothers. ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksandr Sokurov | Stars: Andrei Shchetinin, Aleksei Neymyshev, Aleksandr Razbash, Fyodor Lavrov

Votes: 2,047 | Gross: $0.04M

19. Dirty Laundry (I) (2006)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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48 Metascore

A modern-day prodigal son story with a twist. It follows Patrick, a magazine writer, who seems to have the "perfect life," until one day, there is a knock at the door. On the other side stands a secret that brings him face to face with the traditional southern family he hasn't seen in over 10 years.

Director: Maurice Jamal | Stars: Rockmond Dunbar, Loretta Devine, Jenifer Lewis, Terri J. Vaughn

Votes: 413 | Gross: $0.02M

20. Thevar Magan (1992)

145 min | Drama

8.8
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The urbane son of a village chieftain struggles between his personal aspirations and those of his family.

Director: Bharathan | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Shivaji Ganesan, Nassar, Revathy

Votes: 2,605

21. Around the Fire (1998)

R | 106 min | Drama

5.6
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Around the Fire is the deeply resonant story of a boy named Simon, who despite being raised in an upper-class Manhattan household with all its privileges--and restrictions--is haunted by ... See full summary »

Director: John Jacobsen | Stars: Devon Sawa, Bill Smitrovich, Tara Reid, Eric Mabius

Votes: 587

22. Devdas (1955)

159 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

8.0
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Childhood sweethearts, Devdas and Paro grow up in a small village with a love-hate relationship which changes to love when they mature. Devdas' dad does not approve of his marriage or even any friendship with Paro, and sends him away to Calcutta where he is introduced to a dancer, Chandramukhi, who adores him and falls hopelessly in love with him. Devdas in not aware of Chandramukhi's affection ... See full summary »

Director: Bimal Roy | Stars: Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Motilal, Suchitra Sen

Votes: 1,369

23. Mullet (2001)

89 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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A dark-sheep type of man returns to his hometown after a prolonged absence. While he's been gone ludicrous rumours have spread about his whereabouts. Is he a big footy player or is he a ... See full summary »

Director: David Caesar | Stars: Ben Mendelsohn, Susie Porter, Andrew S. Gilbert, Belinda McClory

Votes: 419

24. A Long Way Off (2014)

PG | 105 min | Drama, Family, Romance

4.7
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A modern day version of The Prodigal Son Parable

Directors: Michael Davis, John Errington | Stars: Robert Davi, Edie McClurg, John Diehl, Zoe Myers

Votes: 118 | Gross: $0.03M

25. The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided (2006)

PG | 89 min | Drama, Western

6.6
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Joshua Steed returns to Missouri a wealthy man with a beautiful wife; however, the past has a way of catching up. Soon Joshua is tangled in a web of rumors, deception and betrayal that ... See full summary »

Director: Sterling Van Wagenen | Stars: Sam Hennings, Brenda Strong, Eric Johnson, Alexander Carroll

Votes: 325 | Gross: $1.33M

26. Booloo (1938)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

4.1
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A young-stiff-upper-lipped British officer, Robert Rogers writes a book about a white tiger and sacrifices of native girls by the Sakai tribe in Malaya. But the critics ridicule the book. ... See full summary »

Director: Clyde E. Elliott | Stars: Colin Tapley, Jayne Regan, Mamo Clark, Herbert De Souza

Votes: 17

27. The Prodigal (1955)

112 min | Drama

5.2
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A wealthy young Hebrew traveling in Damascus renounces his faith after he is seduced by an alluring pagan priestess and cheated of his fortune by the High Priest as well.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Lana Turner, Edmund Purdom, Louis Calhern, Audrey Dalton

Votes: 443

28. The Fatal Glass of Beer (1933)

Passed | 18 min | Short, Comedy

7.0
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The prodigal son of a Yukon prospector comes home on a night that "ain't fit for man nor beast."

Director: Clyde Bruckman | Stars: W.C. Fields, Rosemary Theby, George Chandler, Richard Cramer

Votes: 1,343

29. Prodigal Sons (2008)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary

7.2
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74 Metascore

Filmmaker Kimberly Reed returns home for her high school reunion, ready to reintroduce herself to the small town as a transgender woman and hoping for reconciliation with her long estranged... See full summary »

Director: Kimberly Reed | Stars: Kimberly Reed, Carol McKerrow, Marc McKerrow, Claire Jones

Votes: 608 | Gross: $0.07M

30. Breaking the Press (2010)

PG | 95 min | Drama

5.4
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A contemporary retelling of the parable of the prodigal son set in the world of Texas high school basketball.

Director: Andrew Stevens | Stars: Drew Waters, Farah White, Tom Maden, Chad Halbrook

Votes: 82

31. Itlog (2002)

105 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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Director: Francis Posadas | Stars: Diana Zubiri, Celso Ad. Castillo, Rodel Velayo, Allona Amor

Votes: 14

32. Bakumatsu taiyôden (1957)

110 min | Comedy

7.6
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In the last days of the Shogunate, a resourceful grifter seeks to outwit competing prostitutes, rebellious samurai and other inhabitants of a brothel in order to survive the hardened times.

Director: Yûzô Kawashima | Stars: Furankî Sakai, Sachiko Hidari, Yôko Minamida, Yûjirô Ishihara

Votes: 384

33. The Prodigal (1983)

PG | 109 min | Drama

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Director: James F. Collier | Stars: John Hammond, Hope Lange, John Cullum, Morgan Brittany

Votes: 71

34. La Familia Reyna (2015)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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The rebel eldest son of a prosperous family returns home, setting off a series of events that will help them forget old feuds.

Director: Tito Rodríguez | Stars: David Maler, Danilo Reynoso, Adalgisa Pantaleon, Cuquín Victoria

Votes: 32

35. Uga Uga (2000–2001)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.3
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A young, orphaned man raised by an indian shaman in the wild, is found by his grandfather and returns to his estranged family where he discovers himself as the heir of their wealth.

Stars: Hilda Rebello, Joel Silva, Lima Duarte, Humberto Martins

Votes: 160

36. Veggietales: The Wonderful Wizard of Ha's (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 47 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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Meet Darby (Junior Asparagus), the son of a Kansas floss farmer who, more than anything else in the world, just wants to have fun. When he learns about the Wonderful Land Of Ha's - an ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Roberts | Stars: Lisa Vischer, Phil Vischer, Mike Nawrocki, Dan Anderson

Votes: 110

37. Sadaa Suhagan (1986)

Drama

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Rajshekhar (Jeetendra) lives alone and is wealthy. He meets with Laxmi (Rekha) and both like each other, and they marry. Years later they have three very well-behaved children, two boys, ... See full summary »

Director: Rama Rao Tatineni | Stars: Jeetendra, Rekha, Govinda, Anuradha

Votes: 32

38. In Search of the Brontës (2003 TV Movie)

60 min | Biography, Drama

8.0
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Director: Samira Osman | Stars: Patricia Routledge, Patrick Malahide, Victoria Hamilton, Elizabeth Hurran

Votes: 47

39. The Prodigal (1931)

Passed | 76 min | Musical, Romance

6.3
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The blacksheep son of a wealthy Southern family returns to his family's plantation after he spends five years on the road as a hobo.

Director: Harry A. Pollard | Stars: Lawrence Tibbett, Esther Ralston, Roland Young, Cliff Edwards

Votes: 35

40. Operai, contadini (2001)

123 min | Drama

7.2
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A group of men and women of all generations have been brought together in the course of their travels after World War II, when Italy regained its national unity. Amid the ruins of this ... See full summary »

Directors: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub | Stars: Angela Nugara, Giacinto Di Pascoli, Gianpaolo Cassarino, Enrico Achilli

Votes: 63

41. Midnight Intruder (1938)

Approved | 68 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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A former actor poses as the son of a wealthy man and gets involved in a murder in which the real son is a suspect.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Louis Hayward, Eric Linden, J.C. Nugent, Barbara Read

Votes: 54

42. Menudo at pandesal (1985)

Comedy

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Director: Danny L. Zialcita | Stars: Gloria Diaz, Carmi Martin, Janice de Belen, Paquito Diaz

43. Brother Drop Dead (2012)

77 min | Comedy

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A hillbilly family revolts on their youngest brother after he writes a best selling memoir about them.

Director: Ansel Faraj | Stars: Linden Chiles, Nathan Wilson, Seth Lovett, Audrey Stanzler

44. Born to Gamble (1935)

Passed | 63 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

5.8
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A wealthy man relates how gambling had tragic consequences for his family.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Onslow Stevens, H.B. Warner, Maxine Doyle, Eric Linden

Votes: 27

45. Father's Son (1931)

Passed | 76 min | Drama

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Young Bill Emory is a typical mischievous, rambunctious boy, but his father William is a strict disciplinarian, and Bill is constantly being punished for simple childhood transgressions. ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leon Janney, Lewis Stone, Irene Rich, John Halliday

46. Biyaya ng lupa (1959)

111 min | Drama

7.3
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A young married couple, Maria and Jose (Rosa Rosal and Tony Santos) start life together creating a lanzones orchard in the countryside. They have four children - Miguel (Leroy Salvador), ... See full summary »

Director: Manuel Silos | Stars: Rosa Rosal, Tony Santos, Leroy Salvador, Carmencita Abad

Votes: 54

47. Voices (I) (2009)

85 min | Drama

7.5
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Voice of the Prodigal is the story of a brother and a sister who grew up as preacher's children in a south Georgia town. When Greg Matthews wanders far from God, his sister Katherine is ... See full summary »

Director: Beth Joiner | Stars: Taylor Andrews, Lisa Arnold, Annaliese Ashley, Chris Baltenberger

Votes: 10

48. Beyond the Ropes (2011)

17 min | Short, Action, Drama

8.4
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Jesse, the black sheep of the family, tries to gain his father's acceptance by boxing.

Director: Johnny D. Kirk | Stars: Stewart Flores, Jose Luis Casillas, Jose Yenque, Juan Escobedo

Votes: 10

49. State Police (1938)

Passed | 61 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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The state police try to break up racketeering in a coal mining town.

Director: John Rawlins | Stars: John 'Dusty' King, William Lundigan, Constance Moore, Larry J. Blake

Votes: 16

50. The Cyclone Ranger (1935)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.9
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A trio of former cattle rustlers try to go straight, but find that they can't shake off their reputations and trouble follows them.

Director: Robert F. Hill | Stars: Bill Cody, Nina Quartero, Eddie Gribbon, Soledad Jiménez

Votes: 12