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1. 2 Broke Girls (2011– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy | Active

7.0
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Two young women waitressing at a greasy spoon diner strike up an unlikely friendship in the hopes of launching a successful business - if only they can raise the cash.

Creators: Whitney Cummings, Michael Patrick King | Stars: Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs, Garrett Morris, Jonathan Kite

2. Blue Jasmine (2013)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama

7.3
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78 Metascore

A New York socialite, deeply troubled and in denial, arrives in San Francisco to impose upon her sister. She looks a million, but isn't bringing money, peace, or love...

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Peter Sarsgaard, Sally Hawkins

3. The House Bunny (2008)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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55 Metascore

After Playboy bunny Shelley is kicked out of the playboy mansion, she finds a job as the house mother for a sorority full of socially awkward girls.

Writers: Karen McCullah, Kirsten Smith | Director: Fred Wolf | Stars: Anna Faris, Colin Hanks, Emma Stone, Kat Dennings

4. The Artist (I) (2011)

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

8.0
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89 Metascore

A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions.

Writer: Michel Hazanavicius | Director: Michel Hazanavicius | Stars: Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell

5. A Little Princess (1995)

G | 97 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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83 Metascore

A young girl is relegated to servitude at a boarding school when her father goes missing and is presumed dead.

Writers: Frances Hodgson Burnett, Richard LaGravenese, Elizabeth Chandler | Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Liesel Matthews, Eleanor Bron, Liam Cunningham, Rusty Schwimmer

6. Overboard (1987)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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A cruel but beautiful heiress screws over a hired carpenter, who later is the first one to find her when she gets amnesia. Looking for a little revenge he convinces her that she's his wife.

Writer: Leslie Dixon | Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Edward Herrmann, Katherine Helmond

7. Rocky V (1990)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Sport

5.0
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54 Metascore

Reluctantly retired from boxing and back from riches to rags, Rocky takes on a new protege who betrays him; As the champ's son must adjust to his family's new life after bankruptcy.

Writer: Sylvester Stallone | Director: John G. Avildsen | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Sage Stallone

8. The Jerk (1979)

R | 94 min | Comedy

7.2
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An idiotic man struggles to make it through life on his own in St. Louis.

Writers: Steve Martin, Carl Gottlieb, Michael Elias | Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Catlin Adams, Mabel King

9. Bring It On: All or Nothing (2006 Video)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Sport

5.7
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A transfer student to a rough high school tries joining the cheer-leading squad and she not only faces off against the head cheerleader, but against her former school in preparation for a cheer-off competition.

Writer: Alyson Fouse | Director: Steve Rash | Stars: Hayden Panettiere, Solange Knowles, Gus Carr, Emme Rylan

10. Material Girls (2006)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

3.8
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17 Metascore

Two wealthy sisters, both heiresses to their family's cosmetics fortune, are given a wake-up call when a scandal and ensuing investigation strip them of their wealth.

Writers: John Quaintance, Jessica O'Toole, Amy Rardin | Director: Martha Coolidge | Stars: Hilary Duff, Haylie Duff, Anjelica Huston, Maria Conchita Alonso

11. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

Not Rated | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.4
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Fred Dobbs and Bob Curtin, two Americans searching for work in Mexico, convince an old prospector to help them mine for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains.

Writers: John Huston, B. Traven | Director: John Huston | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt, Bruce Bennett

12. Uptown Girls (2003)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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33 Metascore

A grown-up woman, who kept her childish instincts and behavior, starts working as a nanny of a 8-year-old girl, who actually acts like an adult. But in the end everything turns to its right places.

Writers: Julia Dahl, Mo Ogrodnik, Lisa Davidowitz, Allison Jacobs | Director: Boaz Yakin | Stars: Brittany Murphy, Dakota Fanning, Heather Locklear, Jesse Spencer

13. Princess Protection Program (2009 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama, Family

5.7
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A princess whose country has been invaded goes into hiding in Louisiana, where she has to learn to act like an ordinary teenager.

Writers: Annie DeYoung, David Morgasen | Director: Allison Liddi-Brown | Stars: Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Nicholas Braun, Molly Hagan

14. A Civil Action (1998)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama

6.5
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68 Metascore

The families of children who died sue two companies for dumping toxic waste: a tort so expensive to prove, the case could bankrupt their lawyer.

Writers: Jonathan Harr, Steven Zaillian | Director: Steven Zaillian | Stars: John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kathleen Quinlan, Tony Shalhoub

15. Angel (2007)

113 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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The rise and fall of a young eccentric British writer, in the early 20th century.

Writers: Elizabeth Taylor, François Ozon, Martin Crimp | Director: François Ozon | Stars: Romola Garai, Sam Neill, Lucy Russell, Michael Fassbender

16. The Little Princess (1939)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.3
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A little girl is left by her father in an exclusive seminary for girls, due to her father having to go to Africa with the army.

Writers: Ethel Hill, Walter Ferris, Frances Hodgson Burnett | Directors: Walter Lang, William A. Seiter | Stars: Shirley Temple, Richard Greene, Anita Louise, Ian Hunter

17. The Noble Family (2013)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy

7.5
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Three spoiled children who are cut off from their family fortune and forced to do the unthinkable - get a job.

Writers: Gary Alazraki, Adrian Zurita, Patricio Saiz, Adolfo Torrado, Mark Alazraki, Vivian Sadovitch | Director: Gary Alazraki | Stars: Gonzalo Vega, Luis Gerardo Méndez, Karla Souza, Juan Pablo Gil

18. The Simple Life (2003–2007)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Reality-TV

3.7
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Paris and Nicole accept various internships along the east coast. Hilarity ensues as the girls leave their limos behind, and travel by Greyhound Bus.

Stars: Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie, Mark Thompson, James DuMont

19. Maid to Order (1987)

PG | 93 min | Fantasy, Comedy

5.3
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Spoiled Jessie Montgomery, whose wild behavior and spending excesses cause her well-meaning but exasperated millionaire father Charles to wish he never had her, is visited by fairy ... See full summary »

Writers: Amy Holden Jones, Perry Howze, Randy Howze | Director: Amy Holden Jones | Stars: Ally Sheedy, Beverly D'Angelo, Michael Ontkean, Valerie Perrine

20. Pandora's Box (1929)

Not Rated | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.0
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The rise and inevitable fall of an amoral but naive young woman whose insouciant eroticism inspires lust and violence in those around her.

Writers: Frank Wedekind, Ladislaus Vajda | Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Louise Brooks, Fritz Kortner, Francis Lederer, Carl Goetz

21. The Railway Children (1970)

G | 109 min | Family, Drama

7.4
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After the enforced absence of their father, three children move with their mother to Yorkshire, where during their adventures they attempt to discover the reason for his disappearance.

Writers: E. Nesbit, Lionel Jeffries | Director: Lionel Jeffries | Stars: Dinah Sheridan, Bernard Cribbins, William Mervyn, Iain Cuthbertson

22. Arthur 2: On the Rocks (1988)

PG | 113 min | Comedy, Romance

4.2
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Arthur loses all his money, and his wife wants a baby.

Writers: Steve Gordon, Andy Breckman | Director: Bud Yorkin | Stars: Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli, John Gielgud, Geraldine Fitzgerald

23. The Greening of Whitney Brown (2011)

PG | Adventure

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33 Metascore

Whitney, a spoiled pre-teen from Philadelphia, is forced to move to the country when her parents feel the squeeze of economic hard times. A fish out of water, far from her comfort zone, she... See full summary »

Writer: Gail Gilchriest | Director: Peter Skillman Odiorne | Stars: Sammi Hanratty, Brooke Shields, Aidan Quinn, Kris Kristofferson

24. The Magnificent Ambersons (2002 TV Movie)

150 min | Drama

6.0
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The spoiled rotten and utterly unlikable rich kid George Amberson becomes horrified when his recently widowed mother rekindles her relationship with the wealthy Eugene Morgan, who she left ... See full summary »

Writers: Booth Tarkington, Orson Welles | Director: Alfonso Arau | Stars: Madeleine Stowe, Bruce Greenwood, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Gretchen Mol

25. The Roaring Twenties (1939)

Not Rated | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
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Three men attempt to make a living in Prohibitionist America after returning home from fighting together in World War I.

Writers: Jerry Wald, Richard Macaulay, Robert Rossen, Mark Hellinger | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Priscilla Lane, Gladys George

26. Mann (1999)

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A young woman falls in love with a handsome playboy, while aboard a Singapore to India cruise. They make plans to meet again, but fate may have other plans...

Writers: Aatish Kapadia, Naushir Khatau | Director: Indra Kumar | Stars: Aamir Khan, Manisha Koirala, Sharmila Tagore, Dipti Bhatnagar

27. The Long Firm (2004 TV Mini-Series)

220 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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The lives of characters who live, love and suffer through their association with the charismatic charms of gangster Harry Starks.

Stars: Mark Strong, George Costigan, Neil Conrich, Geoff Bell

28. Tough Enough (2006)

98 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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When Miriam splits up with her wealthy lover, she and her 15-year-old son Michael have to move from posh Zehlendorf to run-down Berlin-Neukölln. The boy finds friends in his new ... See full summary »

Writers: Zoran Drvenkar, Gregor Tressnow | Director: Detlev Buck | Stars: David Kross, Jenny Elvers-Elbertzhagen, Erhan Emre, Oktay Özdemir

29. A Little Princess (1986 TV Mini-Series)

163 min

8.6
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Sara Crewe is the pampered darling of her father, an army captain, and the Victorian London girls' school where he places her. But when her father dies, penniless, Sara becomes a skivvy in ... See full summary »

Stars: Maureen Lipman, Amelia Shankley, Miriam Margolyes, Annette Badland

30. King of Beggars (1992)

TV-14 | 101 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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The spoilt son of a millionaire finds the love of his life, but she will only accept him if he proves himself as a kung-fu master. He enters and wins the "Kung-Fu Scholar" tournament, ... See full summary »

Writers: Kin Chung Chan, Gordon Chan | Director: Gordon Chan | Stars: Stephen Chow, Sharla Cheung, Man Tat Ng, Norman Chu

31. When Boys Leave Home (1927)

74 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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Public schoolboy Roddy Berwick is expelled from school when he takes the blame for a friend's charge and his life falls apart in a series of misadventures.

Writers: Constance Collier, Ivor Novello, Eliot Stannard | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Ivor Novello, Ben Webster, Norman McKinnel, Robin Irvine

32. The Tenth Man (1988 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, War

7.1
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Based on the novel of the same name by Graham Greene, this is a story of a French advocate Chavel who, while imprisoned by the Germans during the occupation, trades his material possessions... See full summary »

Writers: Graham Greene, Lee Langley | Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Kristin Scott Thomas, Derek Jacobi, Cyril Cusack

33. My Friends (1975)

R | 140 min | Comedy

8.2
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Necchi (a bar owner), Perozzi (a journalist), Melandri (an architect) and Mascetti (a broken nobleman) live in Florence. They have been friends since their youngest years and spend every ... See full summary »

Writers: Leonardo Benvenuti, Piero De Bernardi, Pietro Germi, Tullio Pinelli | Directors: Mario Monicelli, Pietro Germi | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Gastone Moschin, Philippe Noiret, Duilio Del Prete

34. Champagne (1928)

86 min | Comedy

5.8
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A spoiled heiress defies her father by running off to marry her lover. But Daddy has a few tricks up his sleeve.

Writers: Alfred Hitchcock, Walter C. Mycroft, Eliot Stannard | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Betty Balfour, Jean Bradin, Ferdinand von Alten, Gordon Harker

35. The Good Life (II) (2010)

83 min | Documentary

6.9
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The lives of a mother and daughter who used to have it all, but now only have each other.

Director: Eva Mulvad | Stars: Annemette Beckmann, Mette Beckmann

36. Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005)

153 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.7
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Wagt the race against time is the story of a father and a son between whom there is a special bond. Ishwarchand Thakur (Amitabh Bachchan) and Sumitra Thakur (Shefali Shah) are a married ... See full summary »

Writer: Aatish Kapadia | Director: Vipul Amrutlal Shah | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra, Shefali Shetty

37. Living in Your Car (2010– )

Comedy

7.4
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"Living in Your Car" follows the winding karmic adventures of fallen corporate exec, Steve Unger, who was caught cooking the books and now finds himself legally forbidden from working in ... See full summary »

Creators: Joseph Kay, Dani Romain, George F. Walker | Stars: John Ralston, Ingrid Kavelaars, Ivo Canelas, Mariah Horner

38. The Great Madcap (1949)

92 min | Comedy

7.4
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Buñuel's first "comeback" film since "L'Age d'Or" in 1930 (he made only a few musicals in the interim), "El Gran Calavera" concerns a family's attempts to change the patriarch's somewhat ... See full summary »

Writers: Janet Alcoriza, Luis Alcoriza, Adolfo Torrado | Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Fernando Soler, Rosario Granados, Andrés Soler, Rubén Rojo

39. Geliebte Clara (2008)

107 min | Biography, Drama, Music

5.5
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A look at the lives of 19th-century composers Clara and Robert Schumann.

Writers: Nicole-Lise Bernheim, Helma Sanders-Brahms, Colo Tavernier | Director: Helma Sanders-Brahms | Stars: Martina Gedeck, Pascal Greggory, Malik Zidi, Aline Annessy

40. Gold Fever (2013 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary, Western

8.9
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Stars: Ryan Wesley Gilreath, Brian Ibsen, Cameron Asay, Jared Shipley

41. Une époque formidable... (1991)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Writers: Gérard Jugnot, Philippe Lopes-Curval | Director: Gérard Jugnot | Stars: Gérard Jugnot, Richard Bohringer, Victoria Abril, Ticky Holgado

42. The American Clock (1993 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama

6.7
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This film is based on Arthur Miller's recollection of the events of the 1930's Depression. In the film, John Rubinstein, Mary McDonnell, and Loren Dean are all members of an upper class ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur Miller, Frank Galati | Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Darren McGavin, David Strathairn, Felton Perry, Mary McDonnell

43. Gross Misconduct: The Life of Brian Spencer (1993 TV Movie)

R | 120 min | Drama, Sport

4.7
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A look into the life of troubled former hockey player Brian Spencer, who got into problems both on the ice and off because of his temper. The film also has a close focus on Spencer's father... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Gross, Martin O'Malley | Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Daniel Kash, Peter MacNeill, Linda Goranson, Doug Hughes

44. The Golden Touch (1935)

10 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.0
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King Midas is visited by an elf; the elf turns his cat to gold, then claps his hands and it changes back. Midas begs for the golden touch, but the elf warns him it would be a curse to him. ... See full summary »

Director: Walt Disney | Star: Billy Bletcher

45. Rent-a-Person (2004)

12 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

7.5
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A lonely bathroom attendant starts a business renting passengers to freeway commuters who want to utilize the carpool lane.

Writer: Kurt Kuenne | Director: Kurt Kuenne | Stars: James Haven, Jennifer Haworth, Manolo Travieso, Jon Molerio

46. Pigeons (1970)

R | 106 min | Comedy

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Writers: David Boyer, Ron Whyte | Director: John Dexter | Stars: Jordan Christopher, Jill O'Hara, Robert Walden, Kate Reid

47. Apne Dam Par (1996)

Action, Drama

6.7
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Ranjit Saxena is a proud but arrogant owner of a vast mansion, and immense wealth. He lives in this mansion with his wife (Reema Lagoo), her brother (Mushtaq Khan), his wife (Kunika), ... See full summary »

Director: Arshad Khan | Stars: Vikas Anand, Sonali Bendre, Mithun Chakraborty, Avtar Gill

48. Room Service (2007)

17 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

5.9
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A disinherited heiress winds up taking a hotel job so she can pay off her huge debts.

Writers: Beverly Brandt, Janus Cercone | Director: Kevin Castro | Stars: Axelle Cummings, Brandy Grace, Matthew Jaeger, William Knight

49. To Mama with Love (1983)

Drama

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The film that tells of a family abandoned by a father who has emigrated to the United States. The daughters move heaven and earth to save the family, especially their rapidly deteriorating mother.

Writer: Mely Tagasa | Director: Mario O'Hara | Stars: Gloria Romero, Snooky Serna, Maricel Soriano, Julie Vega

50. Los indolentes (1979)

107 min | Drama

7.8
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Writers: Hugo Argüelles, José Estrada, Rubén Torres | Director: José Estrada | Stars: Miguel Ángel Ferriz, Rita Macedo, Isabela Corona, Raquel Olmedo