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1. The Lovely Bones (2009)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

6.7
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42 Metascore

Centers on a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family - and her killer - from purgatory. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Saoirse Ronan, Susan Sarandon

Votes: 131,311 | Gross: $43.98M

2. Saturday Night Fever (1977)

R | 118 min | Drama, Music

6.8
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77 Metascore

A Brooklyn teenager feels his only chance to succeed is as the king of the disco floor. His carefree youth and weekend dancing help him to forget the reality of his bleak life.

Director: John Badham | Stars: John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney, Barry Miller, Joseph Cali

Votes: 57,260 | Gross: $94.21M

3. Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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65 Metascore

Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen.

Director: John Lee Hancock | Stars: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Annie Rose Buckley, Colin Farrell

Votes: 126,277 | Gross: $83.30M

4. The Goodbye Girl (1977)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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After being dumped by her live-in boyfriend, an unemployed dancer and her 10-year-old daughter are reluctantly forced to live with a struggling off-Broadway actor.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason, Quinn Cummings, Paul Benedict

Votes: 10,013

5. Me and Orson Welles (2008)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama

6.8
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73 Metascore

In 1937, a teenager is cast in the Mercury Theatre production of "Julius Caesar", directed by a young Orson Welles.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Zac Efron, Claire Danes, Christian McKay, Zoe Kazan

Votes: 9,634 | Gross: $1.19M

6. The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)

Not Rated | 122 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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The feature adaptation of Roger Lewis' book about the actor best remembered as Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther movies.

Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Charlize Theron, Emily Watson, John Lithgow

Votes: 13,308

7. Rory O'Shea Was Here (2004)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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59 Metascore

When the kinetic Rory moves into his room in the Carrigmore Residential Home for the Disabled, his effect on the home is immediate. Most telling is his friendship with Michael, a young man with cerebral palsy and nearly unintelligible speech. Somehow, Rory understands Michael, and encourages him to experience life outside the confines of home.

Director: Damien O'Donnell | Stars: James McAvoy, Romola Garai, Steven Robertson, Alan King

Votes: 12,281 | Gross: $0.02M

8. Son of the Bride (2001)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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68 Metascore

At age 42, Rafael Belvedere is having a crisis. He lives in the shadow of his father, he feels guilty about rarely visiting his aging mother, his ex-wife says he doesn't spend enough time ... See full summary »

Director: Juan José Campanella | Stars: Ricardo Darín, Héctor Alterio, Norma Aleandro, Eduardo Blanco

Votes: 12,338 | Gross: $0.62M

9. Fedora (1978)

PG | 114 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Down-on-his-luck Hollywood producer Barry 'Dutch' Detweiler attempts to lure Fedora, a famous but reclusive film actress, out of retirement.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: William Holden, Marthe Keller, Hildegard Knef, José Ferrer

Votes: 2,625

10. The Tall Guy (1989)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Dexter King plays straight man to unpleasant comedian Ron Anderson. He falls in love with Kate, a pretty nurse he meets when he is receiving injections for hay fever. When Anderson fires ... See full summary »

Director: Mel Smith | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Rowan Atkinson, Emma Thompson, Geraldine James

Votes: 3,854 | Gross: $0.51M

11. Blonde (2001– )

165 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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A fictional biography of Marilyn Monroe mixed with series of real events in her life.

Stars: Titus Welliver, Eric Bogosian, Niklaus Lange, Richard Roxburgh

Votes: 729

12. Blast of Silence (1961)

Not Rated | 77 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

7.7
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A hired killer from Cleveland has a job to do on a second-string mob boss in New York. But a special girl from his past, and a fat gun dealer with pet rats, each gets in his way.

Director: Allen Baron | Stars: Molly McCarthy, Allen Baron, Larry Tucker, Peter Clune

Votes: 2,990

13. Gracie! (2010 TV Movie)

77 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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In 1939 Gracie Fields, the 'Queen of Hearts', is at the height of her success as a singer and actress and the whole nation seems to wish her a speedy recovery from cervical cancer. When ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Percival | Stars: Jane Horrocks, Tom Hollander, Ellie Haddington, Tony Haygarth

Votes: 145

14. The Last of the High Kings (1996)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in... See full summary »

Director: David Keating | Stars: Catherine O'Hara, Jared Leto, Christina Ricci, Gabriel Byrne

Votes: 1,582

15. How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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40 Metascore

Shy, chain-smoking, insomniac Peter McGowan is an L.A. playwright with a string of hits that preceded his current ten years of failed productions. His mother-in-law is sinking into senility... See full summary »

Director: Michael Kalesniko | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Robin Wright, Suzi Hofrichter, Lynn Redgrave

Votes: 3,203 | Gross: $0.05M

16. Murder with Mirrors (1985 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

6.8
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When Carrie Louise Serrocold suspects that someone is trying to poison her, she sends for the one person who might be able to help - her old friend Miss Marple.

Director: Dick Lowry | Stars: Helen Hayes, Bette Davis, John Mills, Leo McKern

Votes: 920

17. Hollywood Mouth 3 (2017)

Drama | Post-production

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Director: Jordan Mohr | Stars: Jordan Mohr, Heidi Appe, Cliff Yates, Caroline J. Smith

18. Chris & Don. A Love Story (2007)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance

7.1
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81 Metascore

The love story between British writer, Christopher Isherwood (whose book 'The Berlin Stories' inspired the musical and film Cabaret) and Don Bachardy, American portrait artist.

Directors: Tina Mascara, Guido Santi | Stars: W.H. Auden, Don Bachardy, Ted Bachardy, James Berg

Votes: 712 | Gross: $0.21M

19. Hollywood Mouth 2 (2014)

84 min | Drama | Completed

3.3
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A film buff discovers strange goings-on at a movie museum and elsewhere in Hollywood.

Director: Jordan Mohr | Stars: Jordan Mohr, Steven Lamprinos, Jamie Tourigny, Jordan Preston

Votes: 683

20. Chicken Tikka Masala (2005)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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Jimi is surprised when his family announces an arranged wedding to Simran, especially as he is gay and has a boyfriend, Jack. The easy way out? No - he decides to arrange something a little unorthodox instead.

Director: Harmage Singh Kalirai | Stars: Chris Bisson, Saeed Jaffrey, Sally Bankes, Peter Ash

Votes: 490

21. Hollywood Mouth (2008)

75 min | Drama

3.3
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In Hollywood, a film buff gets involved with selling a Faberge egg.

Director: Jordan Mohr | Stars: Michael Abruscato, Katy Baker, Sam Bologna, Veli Erturk

Votes: 702

22. Filming 'Othello' (1978)

84 min | Documentary

7.5
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Essay film shot for TV including Orson Welles reflections on Othello close to the Moviola, a chat with Hilton Edwards and Micheál MacLiammóir and fragments of a conversation with the audience in Boston after a screening of the film.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Suzanne Cloutier, Robert Coote, Hilton Edwards

Votes: 247

23. Spin the Bottle (2000)

83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.7
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When five childhood friends reunite for a weekend in the country, old jealousies resurface, sexual debauchery ensues, and it quickly becomes clear that time may not heal all wounds...

Director: Jamie Yerkes | Stars: Heather Goldenhersh, Michael Conn, Jessica Faller, Allison Gervais

Votes: 421

24. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Stewart (1980 TV Special)

90 min | Documentary, Biography

6.4
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The American Film Institute gives its eighth Lifetime Achievment Award to James (Jimmy) Stewart in a ceremony hosted by his long-time friend Henry Fonda.

Stars: James Stewart, Don Brodie, Kathryn Grant, Henry Hathaway

Votes: 112

25. Vivien Leigh: Scarlett and Beyond (1990 TV Movie)

46 min | Documentary, Biography

7.1
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The tragic life and career of two-time Oscar winner Viviemn Leigh, who battled tuberculosis and manic-depression but always remained a star.

Director: Gene Feldman | Stars: Jessica Lange, Vivien Leigh, Gertrude Hartley, Garson Kanin

Votes: 142

26. Elizabeth & Essex: Battle Royale (2005 Video)

Not Rated | 10 min | Documentary, Short

8.8
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Stars: Lincoln Hurst, Rudy Behlmer, Bob Thomas, Nanette Fabray

Votes: 73

27. Who Wants to Steal a Million? (2003 TV Special)

120 min | Documentary, Family

8.2
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A special episode of the British version of _"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" (1998)_, which features the controversial never-before-seen episode where contestant Major Charles Ingram "won" ... See full summary »

Stars: Chris Burke, Kevin Duff, Colman Hutchinson, Arvid Kappas

Votes: 15

28. Prisel na veceri (1981 TV Movie)

113 min | Comedy

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Directors: Anna Procházková, Stanislav Remunda | Stars: Milos Kopecký, Iva Janzurová, Jirina Jirásková, Jana Stepánková

29. Zvlástní prípad (1971 TV Movie)

72 min | Crime

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Director: Hynek Bocan | Stars: Helga Cocková, Jana Hlavácová, Zdenek Hodr, Ladislav Kazda

30. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: After the Funeral (2005)

TV-PG | 120 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

8.0
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When a man disinherits his sole beneficiary and bequeaths his wealth to others just prior to his death, Poirot is called in to investigate.

Director: Maurice Phillips | Stars: David Suchet, Philip Anthony, Robert Bathurst, Anna Calder-Marshall

Votes: 1,221

31. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Blue Herrings (2000)

99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A visit to his convalescent aunt prompts Barnaby to investigate a series of suspicious deaths at the nursing home where she is staying.

Director: Peter Smith | Stars: John Nettles, Daniel Casey, Jane Wymark, Laura Howard

Votes: 373

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

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy

8.4
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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: 1,131

33. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Deus Ex Machina: Part 1 (2007)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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When a Sudanese leader sews his mouth shut and goes on a hunger strike until the long-missing skull of the Mahdi is returned, the Foreign Office pressures the team to find it.

Director: Andy Hay | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Tara Fitzgerald, Wil Johnson

Votes: 75

34. Late Show with David Letterman (1993–2015)
Episode: Episode #18.102 (2011)

TV-PG | 43 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: David Letterman, Robin Williams, Judy Greer, Paul Shaffer

35. Countdown (1982– )
Episode: Episode #22.50 (1991)

30 min | Game-Show

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Chris Waddington vs. Terry Stapleton.

Director: John Meade | Stars: Richard Whiteley, Carol Vorderman, Sheridan Morley, Judy Pearsall

36. Vsechnopárty (2005– )
Episode: Episode dated 16 June 2009 (2009)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Karel Síp, Ales Cibulka, Slávka Kopecká, Ondrej Suchý

37. Vsechnopárty (2005– )
Episode: Episode dated 30 October 2007 (2007)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Karel Síp, Zora Jandová, Lubomír Lipský, Josef Mladý

38. Vsechnopárty (2005– )
Episode: Episode dated 9 September 2008 (2008)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Karel Síp, Michal Nesvadba, Dagmar Patrasová, Magdalena Reifová

39. Taxi (1978–1983)
Episode: Fledgling (1981)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.0
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Elaine befriends a reclusive artist who is afraid to leave his apartment. She decides to take him to the garage to help him overcome his fears.

Director: James Burrows | Stars: Judd Hirsch, Jeff Conaway, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner

Votes: 42

40. Gilmore Girls (2000–2007)
Episode: Hay Bale Maze (2007)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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During Stars Hollow's annual Spring Fling festival, a huge hay bale maze leads to a chance encounter for Luke and Lorelai, where they apologize to one another and talk about the problems that led to their engagement being called off. As Rory shows Logan around town, Lorelai begins to feel that Logan might be too irresponsible for her daughter; meanwhile, Rory has a job interview with the ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Clancy | Stars: Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Scott Patterson, Melissa McCarthy

Votes: 302

41. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1996)
Episode: Hi-Ho Silver (1991)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy

7.4
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Will and Carlton think that the famous actress Sonya Lamor has stolen Vivian's silverware.

Director: Ellen Gittelsohn | Stars: Will Smith, James Avery, Janet Hubert, Alfonso Ribeiro

Votes: 222

42. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)
Episode: Huggy Bear and the Turkey (1977)

49 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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The title of this show sums up viewers' attitudes toward it (this was the lowest-rated "Starsky and Hutch" ever), as their flamboyant informant Huggy Bear goes into business on his own with... See full summary »

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas, Bernie Hamilton

Votes: 58

43. Barnaby Jones (1973–1980)
Episode: Image of Evil (1975)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Barnaby investigates the death of an aging and alcoholic actor at the location of a movie shoot. While most believe he was the victim of a tragic accident Barnaby suspects a more sinister means is behind the actors demise.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Lee Meriwether, Tom Skerritt, Dennis Cole

44. Taxi (1978–1983)
Episode: Jim's Mario's (1983)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Jim buys out their local hangout, Mario's. He has big plans but things aren't looking up, especially since his brother has made a surprise appearance.

Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Judd Hirsch, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner, Tony Danza

Votes: 37

45. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Judgement Day (2000)

99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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When a local thief and womanizer is killed with a pitchfork, the residents of Midsomer Mallow fear for their chances in the Perfect Village Competition.

Director: Jeremy Silberston | Stars: John Nettles, Daniel Casey, Jane Wymark, Laura Howard

Votes: 511

46. Castle (2009–2016)
Episode: Much Ado About Murder (2016)

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

7.9
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Castle and Beckett team up to find the killer of a celebrity who was in town starring in Hamlet, while Kevin gets carried away with his daughter's kindergarten play.

Director: Hanelle M. Culpepper | Stars: Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, Susan Sullivan, Jon Huertas

Votes: 328

47. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)
Episode: Quadromania (1978)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Starsky poses as a cabbie in order to catch a serial killer who has already murdered four other taxi drivers.

Director: Rick Edelstein | Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas, Bernie Hamilton

Votes: 50

48. The Blacklist (2013– )
Episode: Quon Zhang (No. 87) (2015)

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

8.3
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After decoding the information embedded in the Fulcrum, Red is determined to stop the imminent threat. Meanwhile, the task force discovers that deceased bodies of Chinese-American women are... See full summary »

Director: Karen Gaviola | Stars: James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Ryan Eggold

Votes: 901

49. Lost Girl (2010–2016)
Episode: SubterrFaenean (2013)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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Bo revels in a lotta lovin', but can't escape the new darkness that haunts her. When Kenzi's childhood chum is snatched, Bo follows her bestie underground - literally - to help find him. ... See full summary »

Director: Steve DiMarco | Stars: Anna Silk, Kris Holden-Ried, Ksenia Solo, Zoie Palmer

Votes: 173

50. Mad Men (2007–2015)
Episode: The Better Half (2013)

TV-14 | 48 min | Drama

8.5
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Peggy becomes unsatisfied with her apartment and with Abe, Don has an eventful weekend with Betty while Megan has problems on the set, Roger has time with his grandson, and Pete begins exploring his options outside the firm.

Director: Phil Abraham | Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 1,025