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1. The Prestige (2006)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.5
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66 Metascore

After a tragic accident two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion whilst sacrificing everything they have to outwit the other.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine

Votes: 940,829 | Gross: $53.09M

2. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

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

7.2
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70 Metascore

A pretty, popular teenager can't go out on a date until her ill-tempered older sister does.

Director: Gil Junger | Stars: Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Larisa Oleynik

Votes: 243,553 | Gross: $38.18M

3. Finding Nemo (2003)

G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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90 Metascore

After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.

Directors: Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich | Stars: Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 770,084 | Gross: $380.84M

4. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

R | 116 min | Drama, Horror, Musical

7.4
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83 Metascore

The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a. Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall

Votes: 301,224 | Gross: $52.90M

5. Taken (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.8
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50 Metascore

A retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris.

Director: Pierre Morel | Stars: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Leland Orser

Votes: 508,874 | Gross: $145.00M

6. The Road (I) (2009)

R | 111 min | Adventure, Drama

7.3
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64 Metascore

In a dangerous post-apocalyptic world, an ailing father defends his son as they slowly travel to the sea.

Director: John Hillcoat | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Charlize Theron, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Robert Duvall

Votes: 190,792 | Gross: $0.06M

7. Blood Father (2016)

R | 88 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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66 Metascore

An ex-con reunites with his estranged wayward 17-year old daughter to protect her from drug dealers who are trying to kill her.

Director: Jean-François Richet | Stars: Mel Gibson, Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna, Michael Parks

Votes: 43,926

8. Hotel Transylvania (2012)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.1
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47 Metascore

Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teen-aged daughter.

Director: Genndy Tartakovsky | Stars: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez

Votes: 180,534 | Gross: $148.31M

9. Endless Love (2014)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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30 Metascore

The story of a privileged girl and a charismatic boy whose instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart.

Director: Shana Feste | Stars: Gabriella Wilde, Alex Pettyfer, Bruce Greenwood, Robert Patrick

Votes: 34,596 | Gross: $23.39M

10. Trust (I) (2010)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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60 Metascore

A teenage girl is targeted by an online sexual predator.

Director: David Schwimmer | Stars: Clive Owen, Catherine Keener, Liana Liberato, Jason Clarke

Votes: 36,747 | Gross: $0.12M

11. Maggie (I) (2015)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Horror

5.6
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52 Metascore

A teenage girl in the Midwest becomes infected by an outbreak of a disease that slowly turns the infected into cannibalistic zombies. During her transformation, her loving father stays by her side.

Director: Henry Hobson | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Abigail Breslin, Joely Richardson, Laura Cayouette

Votes: 35,071 | Gross: $0.19M

12. Violetta (2012– )

45 min | Drama, Family, Music

5.2
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A musically talented teenager who returns to her native Buenos Aires after living in Europe.

Stars: Diego Ramos, Martina Stoessel, Jorge Blanco, Mercedes Lambre

Votes: 1,522

13. Intruders (I) (2011)

R | 100 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

5.4
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45 Metascore

Two children living in different countries are visited nightly by a faceless being who wants to take possession of them.

Director: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo | Stars: Clive Owen, Carice van Houten, Izán Corchero, Ella Purnell

Votes: 18,513 | Gross: $0.07M

14. Drawers (2015)

120 min | Drama, Family, Mystery

7.0
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Deniz ends up in hospital and has to face the ghosts of past. She manages to discover herself and the hidden secrets in her family drawers.

Directors: Caner Alper, Mehmet Binay | Stars: Ece Dizdar, Tilbe Saran, Taner Birsel, Nilüfer Açikalin

Votes: 675

15. House Broken (2009)

R | 84 min | Comedy

4.8
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In order to enjoy his retirement, a father takes drastic measures to get his twentysomething, slacker sons to move out and fend for themselves.

Director: Sam Harper | Stars: Danny DeVito, Katey Sagal, Skyler Stone, Ryan Hansen

Votes: 1,791

16. Barfuß bis zum Hals (2009)

93 min

6.1
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A nudist site in eastern Germany is sold to Dieter Lohe, a conservative textile manufacturer from Bavaria. He visits his new property with his daughter Natalie, and plans to use the ... See full summary »

Director: Hansjörg Thurn | Stars: Martin Brambach, Stefanie Höner, Constantin von Jascheroff, Sarah Kim Gries

Votes: 228

17. Duress (2009)

Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Thriller

5.6
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Haunted with nightmares of his wife's recent suicide and struggling to mend the relationship with his only daughter, Richard is caught as a witness to the violence of Abner Solvie. He finds... See full summary »

Director: Jordan Barker | Stars: Martin Donovan, Gina Gallego, Sakis Rouvas, Ariel Winter

Votes: 913

18. Paha perhe (2010)

95 min | Drama

6.4
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After a divorce a father raises his son on his own, while his ex-wife has custody over his daughter. When the mother dies, the brother end sister finally meet again.

Director: Aleksi Salmenperä | Stars: Ville Virtanen, Lauri Tilkanen, Pihla Viitala, Vera Kiiskinen

Votes: 709

19. The Magnificent Matador (1955)

94 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Karen Harrison is a spoiled, rich, American predator who falls head-over-heels for the brooding, tormented, about-to-retire matador, Luis Santos who has inexplicably run away prior to a ... See full summary »

Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn, Manuel Rojas, Richard Denning

Votes: 145

20. Musta rakkaus (1957)

97 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Director: Edvin Laine | Stars: Eeva-Kaarina Volanen, Jussi Jurkka, Edvin Laine, Veikko Sinisalo

Votes: 45

21. Criminal Minds (2005– )
Episode: 3rd Life (2008)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Two teenage girls go missing, one of which is soon found dead and freshly buried. The team soon suspects that the killings are related to the witness protection program.

Director: Anthony Hemingway | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Paget Brewster, Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler

Votes: 1,356

22. The Walking Dead (2010– )
Episode: A (2014)

TV-MA | 42 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

9.1
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Rick, Carl and Michonne cross paths with the Claimers once again on the way to Terminus, as the so-called sanctuary begins to reveal its true face.

Director: Michelle MacLaren | Stars: Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan

Votes: 10,790

23. Veronica Mars (2004–2007)
Episode: A Trip to the Dentist (2005)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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After obtaining a shocking new piece of information, Veronica is determined to get to the bottom of what happened the night she was drugged and raped, even if it means piecing together the ... See full summary »

Director: Marcos Siega | Stars: Kristen Bell, Percy Daggs III, Teddy Dunn, Jason Dohring

Votes: 738

24. Jack of All Trades (2000– )
Episode: Daddy Dearest (2000)

22 min | Adventure, Action, Comedy

6.8
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The special British agent sent to help stop a French invasion turns out to be Emilia's father, who still thinks of her as just a woman.

Director: Chris Graves | Stars: Bruce Campbell, Angela Marie Dotchin, Stuart Devenie, Stephen Papps

Votes: 39

25. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Denial (1997)

TV-14 | 46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Bloody sheets and an apparently stolen credit card lead Briscoe and Curtis to a pair of college age lovers who present McCoy and Ross with a united front of denial that one of them killed their newborn son and disposed of the body.

Director: Christopher Misiano | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Benjamin Bratt, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 101

26. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 24 July 1995 (1995)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Stars: Peter Dean, Michael French, Ross Kemp, Steve McFadden

27. Everybody Hates Chris (2005–2009)
Episode: Everybody Hates Sausage (2005)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.9
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When Julius buys a big crate of sausage, he makes everyone eat it with every meal. But Tonya refuses to, causing friction between the her and Rochelle. While at school, Chris is sentenced ... See full summary »

Director: Lev L. Spiro | Stars: Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond, Imani Hakim

Votes: 110

28. Sons of Butcher (2005–2006)
Episode: Fightin' the Greek

Animation, Comedy

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Director: Karl DiPelino | Stars: Dave Dunham, Jay Ziebarth, Trevor Ziebarth, Ron Pardo

29. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Girlfriends (1996)

TV-14 | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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The death of a college student at her school library appears to be connected to her involvement in a prostitution ring.

Director: Christopher Misiano | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Benjamin Bratt, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 116

30. Once Upon a Time (2011– )
Episode: Good Form (2013)

TV-PG | 44 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

8.7
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Hook tries to help save David's life as the dreamshade takes its effect, as flashbacks show Hook's first visit to Neverland along with his brother.

Director: Jon Amiel | Stars: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla, Josh Dallas

Votes: 1,149

31. Maalaala mo kaya (1991– )
Episode: Laptop (2005)

Drama, Romance

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How do you fall in love, when you know you might not even have the time to live? That's the question facing Agnes (Roxanne Guinoo), a young woman with a serious heart condition. While ... See full summary »

Director: Mae Czarina Cruz | Stars: Roxanne Guinoo, Joross Gamboa, William Lorenzo, Debraliz

32. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)
Episode: Love for Sale (2014)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A 16 year old girl is raped and killed, and the investigation leads CSI to a brothel and some disturbing family secrets.

Director: Frank Waldeck | Stars: Ted Danson, Elisabeth Shue, George Eads, Jorja Fox

Votes: 199

33. Highlander (1992–1998)
Episode: Nowhere to Run (1993)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.8
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Mark Rothwood, the son of diplomat Allan Rothwood, rapes the step-daughter of the immortal Colonel Bellian. Duncan, Tessa, and Richie go to the Rothwoods' house to visit Allan, who is an ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Berry | Stars: Adrian Paul, Alexandra Vandernoot, Stan Kirsch, Peter Guinness

Votes: 111

34. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
Episode: Pilot (2008)

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

8.9
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Diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, chemistry teacher Walter White teams up with his former student, Jesse Pinkman, to cook and sell crystal meth.

Director: Vince Gilligan | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Votes: 16,000

35. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Red-Handed (2008)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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The severed hand of a hotel casino owner is found on the California-Nevada state line. While the CBI suspects it's a mob hit, Patrick uses the opportunity to win big by counting cards.

Director: Chris Long | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 891

36. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Ritual (1997)

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

8.0
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An Egyptian man is murdered because he had hired an Egyptian doctor to perform a female circumcision on the man's niece. A.D.A.s McCoy and Ross have to deal with a clash between cultural convictions and the law.

Director: Brian Mertes | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Benjamin Bratt, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 121

37. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Savior (1996)

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

7.8
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A hard-luck executive is accused of murdering his wife and son, and injuring his daughter. Dr. Olivet tells prosecutors that he fits the profile of a "family annihilator," but backs down when he refuses to confess on the stand.

Director: David Platt | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Benjamin Bratt, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 117

38. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Sweeps (1993)

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

7.6
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Stone goes after a sensational tabloid talk show host after a child molester is murdered on live television by the father of his victim.

Director: James Frawley | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Chris Noth, S. Epatha Merkerson, Michael Moriarty

Votes: 120

39. The First Churchills (1969– )
Episode: The Lion and the Unicorn (1969)

TV-Y | 45 min | History

7.0
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King Charles II knows that many of the Lords are plotting against him and moves to take control of the situation. He relocates temporarily to Oxford forcing Parliament to move there as well... See full summary »

Director: David Giles | Stars: John Neville, Susan Hampshire, James Villiers, Margaret Tyzack

Votes: 11

40. Forever (2014–2015)
Episode: The Man in the Killer Suit (2014)

TV-PG | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

8.7
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When all the ingredients for a sensational, scandalous murder investigation are combined -- a fairytale romance gone wrong, a jealous mentor and lover, an anxious, wealthy father of the ... See full summary »

Director: Jace Alexander | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Alana De La Garza, Joel David Moore, Donnie Keshawarz

Votes: 817

41. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: The Matchmaker (1959)

Approved | 25 min | Western

7.8
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Josh reluctantly accepts an offbeat assignment: finding a beautiful bride for his bashful buddy Charlie, the homeliest and loneliest man in the West. He gives josh a list of the beautiful women in town that are suitable - to him.

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Steve McQueen, Fay Spain, Royal Dano, Virginia Christine

Votes: 51