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1. The Blind Side (2009)

PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.7
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53 Metascore

The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.

Director: John Lee Hancock | Stars: Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Jae Head

Votes: 236,227 | Gross: $255.95M

2. New Year's Eve (2011)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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22 Metascore

The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve.

Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Jessica Biel, Ashton Kutcher, Michelle Pfeiffer

Votes: 69,739 | Gross: $54.54M

3. Mary Reilly (1996)

R | 108 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

5.8
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44 Metascore

A housemaid falls in love with Dr. Jekyll and his darkly mysterious counterpart, Mr. Hyde.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Julia Roberts, John Malkovich, George Cole, Michael Gambon

Votes: 12,283 | Gross: $5.60M

4. X-Men (2011– )

Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

7.2
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X-Men, still grieving over the death of Phoenix (Jean Grey), are investigating a case of a missing mutant girl in Northern Japan. This leads them to a mysterious virus that turns mutants into monsters. U-Men and the Inner Circle want it.

Stars: Steve Blum, Cam Clarke, Aya Hisakawa, Katsunosuke Hori

Votes: 1,081

5. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1996– )

159 min | Drama

7.5
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Based on a little known 1848 novel by Anne Bronte, Tara Fitzgerald stars as an enigmatic young woman who moves to 19th Century Yorkshire with a young son. Distancing herself from everyone ... See full summary »

Stars: Toby Stephens, Tara Fitzgerald, Rupert Graves, Sarah Badel

Votes: 1,936

6. She's Too Young (2004 TV Movie)

84 min | Drama

6.1
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Halifax is hit with an outbreak of STD's among high-school students. Among them is Hannah Vogul, and her horrified mother tries to find out the story of why this is happening.

Director: Tom McLoughlin | Stars: Marcia Gay Harden, Alexis Dziena, Mike Erwin, Miriam McDonald

Votes: 2,047

7. Rock Haven (2007)

78 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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Brady (Sean Hoagland), who will shortly be going away to college, is a shy, introspective 18 year old, who moves to the coastal seaside town of Rock Haven with his overprotective, widowed ... See full summary »

Director: David Lewis | Stars: Sean Hoagland, Owen Alabado, Laura Jane Coles, Katheryn Hecht

Votes: 1,379

8. The Cold Lands (2013)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama

6.2
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66 Metascore

When his self-reliant mother dies unexpectedly, Atticus flees deep into the forests surrounding his Catskills home. Wandering the woods in shock, relying on what meager food and shelter he ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Gilroy | Stars: Lili Taylor, Silas Yelich, Maggie Low, Deb Monteith

Votes: 406

9. Girls Town (1996)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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A look at a group of girl friends coming-of-age during their senior year of high school in urban America. Nikki and Emma have a heart to heart talk one evening about how much they'll miss ... See full summary »

Director: Jim McKay | Stars: Lili Taylor, Bruklin Harris, Anna Grace, Aunjanue Ellis

Votes: 678 | Gross: $0.40M

10. Maraton (2005)

117 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.8
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An autistic boy discovers he has a talent for running and with the help of the mother participates in a major marathon.

Director: Yoon-chul Chung | Stars: Seung-woo Cho, Mi-suk Kim, Gi-yeong Lee, Sung-Hyun Baek

Votes: 1,816

11. Svengali (1954)

Passed | 82 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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Story of genius who hypnotizes an artist's model into becoming a great concert singer, and how she escapes from his influence only by his death.

Director: Noel Langley | Stars: Hildegard Knef, Donald Wolfit, Terence Morgan, Derek Bond

Votes: 86

12. Birds of a Feather (1931)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical

6.3
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Swans swim by; a peacock displays its plumage in glorious black-and-white while a passing duck jeers; assorted songbirds chirp; a woodpecker chases a caterpillar; a chorus of owls croons. A... See full summary »

Director: Burt Gillett | Star: Florence Gill

Votes: 239

13. My Monster Mom (2008)

98 min | Comedy

4.4
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Single-mom Esme gives her daughter for adoption to her elder brother who immediately goes to America. Twenty-seven years later, daughter Abby goes back to the Philippines to meet her real ... See full summary »

Director: Jose Javier Reyes | Stars: Rhian Ramos, Cherrie Madrigal, Richard Gutierrez, Ces Aldaba

Votes: 23

14. Shotgun Slade (1959–1961)
Episode: A Flower on Boot Hill (1960)

30 min | Western

5.3
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Two escaped convicts, a grieving woman, and a widowed doctor who faithfully lays flowers on his wife's grave are among the seemingly incongruous elements factoring into Slade's investigation of a baffling bank robbery.

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Scott Brady, William Roerick, Paul Langton, Shirley Ballard

Votes: 9

15. Jane the Virgin (2014– )
Episode: Chapter Two (2014)

TV-14 | 42 min | Comedy

8.2
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Jane's mother pressures her to sue the doctor responsible for the accidental insemination.

Director: Uta Briesewitz | Stars: Gina Rodriguez, Andrea Navedo, Yael Grobglas, Justin Baldoni

Votes: 342

16. Revenge (2011–2015)
Episode: Hatred (2014)

TV-PG | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.5
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Emily's instability puts everything she has worked for at risk.

Director: John Terlesky | Stars: Madeleine Stowe, Emily VanCamp, Gabriel Mann, Henry Czerny

Votes: 434

17. Monsters (1988–1990)
Episode: Household Gods (1990)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

4.9
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A modern, independent wife and mother is about to learn that no woman can defy the misogynistic household gods, who can turn the life of any housewife who refuses to submit to them into a living nightmare through sadistic mischief.

Director: Michael Warren Powell | Stars: Deborah Van Valkenburgh, Priscilla Shanks, Jeff Ware, Michael J. Anderson

Votes: 36

18. Maalaala mo kaya (1991– )
Episode: Manika (2012)

Drama, Romance

8.1
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Nene (Jane Oineza) is a 15-year-old girl who was recurrently raped by her stepfather. But her world drastically changed when her mother even assisted her live-in partner in the act of rape.... See full summary »

Director: Nuel C. Naval | Stars: Jane Oineza, Angel Aquino, Carlos Morales, Vangie Labalan

Votes: 11

19. Everybody Loves Raymond (1996–2005)
Episode: Meant to Be (2000)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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Robert tells Amy about Stefania because he thinks they're meant to be. Another breakup.

Directors: Gary Halvorson, Michael Zinberg | Stars: Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett, Doris Roberts

Votes: 146

20. I, Claudius (1976– )
Episode: Old King Log (1976)

Not Rated | 53 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.9
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AD 54: Claudius feels that Rome should return to be a Republic but nonetheless marries his niece Agripinilla and makes her son Nero co-heir with his own, teen-aged son Britannicus. Aware of... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Bernard Hepton, John Cater, Barbara Young

Votes: 122

21. The Beachcombers (1972–1990)
Episode: Small Craft Warning (1989)

Adventure, Comedy

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Dana and Sam are still adjusting to small town life in Gibsons, compared to their former life in Toronto. Dana wants Sam to experience all that Gibsons has to offer in terms of outdoor ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Gerussi | Stars: Bruno Gerussi, Robert Clothier, Jackson Davies, Janet-Laine Green

22. I, Claudius (1976– )
Episode: Some Justice (1976)

Not Rated | 52 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.6
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Tiberius, aided by Sejanus, is proving to be a harsh ruler with only Germannicus able to keep him under control. However, whilst he is in Syria Germannicus is mysteriously poisoned. His ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Siân Phillips, George Baker, Margaret Tyzack

Votes: 127

23. Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003– )
Episode: Stranger Danger (2008)

TV-MA | 23 min | Comedy, Documentary

7.3
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Penn and Teller argue that parents are now too protective of their kids.

Directors: Star Price, Tim Rogan, Ted Saad, David Wechter | Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, John Paul Lubran, Ann Marie Frohoff

Votes: 72

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

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

7.5
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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: 112

25. Ben 10 (2005–2008)
Episode: The Krakken (2006)

23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.3
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After pretending to be a monster in a nearby lake to scare Gwen, a real lake monster appears. Now Ben is hard-pressed to get anyone to believe him, but not for long.

Director: Scooter Tidwell | Stars: Tara Strong, Meagan Smith, Paul Eiding, Dee Bradley Baker

Votes: 76

26. Cold Case (2003–2010)
Episode: The Letter (2004)

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

8.4
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A 25-year-old woman was found raped and suffocated in a boarding house for "colored women" in 1939. Written off as a prostitute murdered by a john, Sadie's death made her daughter ashamed ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Hunter | Stars: Kathryn Morris, Danny Pino, John Finn, Jeremy Ratchford

Votes: 153

27. Barney Miller (1974–1982)
Episode: The Life and Times of Barney Miller (1974)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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When a drug addict holds the precinct hostage, Captain Barney Miller has to talk him out of it.

Director: Theodore J. Flicker | Stars: Hal Linden, Abby Dalton, Henry Beckman, Val Bisoglio

Votes: 44