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1. Taking Lives (2004)

R | 103 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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38 Metascore

An FBI profiler is called in by French Canadian police to catch a serial killer who takes on the identity of each new victim.

Writers: Michael Pye, Jon Bokenkamp | Director: D.J. Caruso | Stars: Angelina Jolie Pitt, Ethan Hawke, Kiefer Sutherland, Gena Rowlands

Votes: 65,141 | Gross: $32.68M

2. Bride of Chucky (1998)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

5.3
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Chucky, the doll possessed by a serial killer, discovers the perfect mate to kill and revive into the body of another doll.

Writer: Don Mancini | Director: Ronny Yu | Stars: Jennifer Tilly, Brad Dourif, Katherine Heigl, Nick Stabile

Votes: 39,642 | Gross: $32.37M

3. Taking Off (1971)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.4
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Unable to deal with her parents, Jeannie Tyne runs away from home. Larry and Lyne Tyne search for her, and in the process meet other people whose children ran away. With their children gone... See full summary »

Writers: Milos Forman, John Guare, Jean-Claude Carrière, John Klein | Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Lynn Carlin, Buck Henry, Georgia Engel, Tony Harvey

Votes: 2,569

4. Evidence (2013)

94 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.4
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14 Metascore

A detective hunts down a killer using video footage shot by the victims of a massacre at an abandoned gas station.

Writer: John Swetnam | Director: Olatunde Osunsanmi | Stars: Radha Mitchell, Stephen Moyer, Caitlin Stasey, Torrey DeVitto

Votes: 5,312

5. Welcome to the Rileys (2010)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.0
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50 Metascore

On a business trip to New Orleans, a damaged man seeks salvation by caring for a wayward young woman.

Writer: Ken Hixon | Director: Jake Scott | Stars: James Gandolfini, Kristen Stewart, Melissa Leo, David Jensen

Votes: 19,919 | Gross: $0.15M

6. The Past (2013)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery

7.9
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85 Metascore

An Iranian man deserts his French wife and her two children to return to his homeland. Meanwhile, his wife starts up a new relationship, a reality her husband confronts upon his wife's request for a divorce.

Writer: Asghar Farhadi | Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Bérénice Bejo, Tahar Rahim, Ali Mosaffa, Pauline Burlet

Votes: 33,033 | Gross: $1.33M

7. Palindromes (2004)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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53 Metascore

Aviva is thirteen, awkward and sensitive. Her mother Joyce is warm and loving, as is her father, Steve, a regular guy who does have a fierce temper from time to time. The film revolves around her family, friends and neighbors.

Writer: Todd Solondz | Director: Todd Solondz | Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ellen Barkin, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Matthew Faber

Votes: 10,647 | Gross: $0.55M

8. Tokyo Godfathers (2003)

PG-13 | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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73 Metascore

On Christmas Eve, three homeless people living on the streets of Tokyo find a newborn baby among the trash and set out to find its parents.

Writers: Satoshi Kon, Keiko Nobumoto | Directors: Satoshi Kon, Shôgo Furuya | Stars: Tôru Emori, Yoshiaki Umegaki, Aya Okamoto, Shôzô Îzuka

Votes: 19,120 | Gross: $0.13M

9. Midnight Madness (1980)

PG | 112 min | Family, Comedy

6.5
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Leon planned "The Great Allnighter" by picking college students to participate in his night long scavenger hunt. The five teams, each designated by colors white (nerds who hate green),green... See full summary »

Writers: David Wechter, Michael Nankin | Directors: Michael Nankin, David Wechter | Stars: David Naughton, Debra Clinger, David Damas, Michael J. Fox

Votes: 2,499

10. Harry and Tonto (1974)

R | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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When his apartment building is torn down, a retired lifelong New Yorker goes on a cross country odyssey with his beloved cat Tonto.

Writers: Paul Mazursky, Josh Greenfeld | Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Art Carney, Ellen Burstyn, René Enríquez, Herbert Berghof

Votes: 3,858

11. The Horseman (2008)

R | 96 min | Crime, Thriller

6.6
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Christian, a divorced father and white collar businessman grieves over the complicated death of his daughter. When a video arrives anonymously in the mail, featuring his daughter heavily ... See full summary »

Writer: Steven Kastrissios | Director: Steven Kastrissios | Stars: Peter Marshall, Caroline Marohasy, Brad McMurray, Jack Henry

Votes: 4,107

12. Noriko's Dinner Table (2005)

159 min | Drama, Horror

7.2
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59 Metascore

A teenager called Noriko Shimabara runs away from her family in Tokoyama, to meet Kumiko, the leader of an Internet BBS, Haikyo.com. She becomes involved with Kumiko's "family circle", ... See full summary »

Writer: Sion Sono | Director: Sion Sono | Stars: Kazue Fukiishi, Tsugumi, Yuriko Yoshitaka, Shirô Namiki

Votes: 3,047

13. Trauma (1993)

R | 106 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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A young man tries to help a teenage European girl whom escaped from a clinic hospital after witnessing the murder of her parents by a serial killer and they try to find the killer before the killer finds them.

Writers: Franco Ferrini, Gianni Romoli, Dario Argento, T.E.D. Klein, Ruth Jessup | Director: Dario Argento | Stars: Christopher Rydell, Asia Argento, Piper Laurie, Frederic Forrest

Votes: 4,808

14. House of Boys (2009)

Unrated | 117 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.6
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40 Metascore

Two young soul mates find each other while working at an all-male performance club/brothel. Eventually, one contracts AIDS.

Writers: Jean-Claude Schlim, Christian Thiry, Robert David Graham | Director: Jean-Claude Schlim | Stars: Loïc Peckels, Layke Anderson, Harry Ferrier, Michael N. Kuehl

Votes: 866

15. Three for the Road (1987)

PG | 88 min | Drama, Comedy

5.2
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A crafty political aide and his soft-spoken pal are assigned the job of delivering a senator's out-of-control teenage daughter to an institution.

Writers: Richard Martini, Tim Metcalfe, Miguel Tejada-Flores | Director: Bill Norton | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Kerri Green, Alan Ruck, Sally Kellerman

Votes: 746 | Gross: $1.54M

16. Friends (1971)

R | 101 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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A rich English boy meets an orphaned French girl and as they become friends, create a world that is far away from the adult world we live in.

Writers: Lewis Gilbert, Vernon Harris, Jack Russell | Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Sean Bury, Anicée Alvina, Ronald Lewis, Toby Robins

Votes: 662

17. You and the Night (2013)

Unrated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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Around midnight, a young couple and their transvestite maid prepare for an orgy. Their guests will be The Slut, The Star, The Stud and The Teen.

Writers: Yann Gonzalez, Rebecca Zlotowski | Director: Yann Gonzalez | Stars: Kate Moran, Niels Schneider, Nicolas Maury, Eric Cantona

Votes: 971

18. Wild Boys of the Road (1933)

Approved | 68 min | Adventure, Drama

7.5
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In the depths of the Depression, two teenage boys strike out on their own in order to help their struggling parents and find life on the road tougher than expected.

Writers: Earl Baldwin, Daniel Ahern | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Frankie Darro, Rochelle Hudson, Edwin Phillips, Dorothy Coonan Wellman

Votes: 1,327

19. Nach Fünf im Urwald (1995)

99 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Anna, 17 years old, is happy to throw her first big birthday party without her parents, but some of her guests are so stoned that they leave a big chaos and, even worse, destroy the ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Gutmann, David Howard, Hans-Christian Schmid | Director: Hans-Christian Schmid | Stars: Franka Potente, Axel Milberg, Dagmar Manzel, Farina Brock

Votes: 1,333

20. Children of the Night (1985 TV Movie)

93 min | Drama

5.2
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Fact-based drama about a sociology graduate (Kathleen Quinlan) who starts working with teen prostitutes in Hollywood. The film does not draw back on its depiction of the brutality that the ... See full summary »

Writers: William Wood, Vickie Patik, Robert Guenette | Director: Robert Markowitz | Stars: Kathleen Quinlan, Nicholas Campbell, Mario Van Peebles, Lar Park-Lincoln

Votes: 103

21. Grown-Ups Lie Down on the Ground (2008)

77 min

6.3
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15-year-old Gena lives alone with her mother. She has never seen her father, even though her mother makes her write a birthday card to him every year. One day, after fighting with her mother, Gena runs away to find her father.

Writer: Emmanuel Saget | Director: Emmanuel Saget | Stars: Victoire Thivisol, Laurent Suire, Irène Grandadam, Yorina Bosco

Votes: 12

22. Missing Persons (1990 TV Movie)

104 min | Drama

7.0
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Hetty is approached by Frank Cross, husband of her old friend Edith, to locate his son from his first marriage, whom he hasn't seen in fifty years.

Writer: David Cook | Director: Derek Bennett | Stars: Patricia Routledge, Tony Melody, Jimmy Jewel, Jean Heywood

Votes: 61

23. All About George (2005)

Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Creator: Mike Bullen | Stars: Rik Mayall, Sian Brooke, Lorraine Burroughs, Edna Doré

Votes: 74

24. Chad Hanna (1940)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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Country boy joins a circus in the 1840s and falls in love with Albany the star equestrian rider. Later he falls in love with Caroline another runaway who becomes the Circus' new bareback rider.

Writers: Walter D. Edmonds, Nunnally Johnson | Director: Henry King | Stars: Henry Fonda, Dorothy Lamour, Linda Darnell, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 195

25. Baby (I) (2002)

105 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Alice is given a parenting exercise at school which changes her understanding of the world in a way she never expected.

Writers: David Hamblyn, Wolfgang Kohlhaase | Director: Philipp Stölzl | Stars: Alice Dwyer, Lars Rudolph, Filip Peeters, Christian Grashof

Votes: 192

26. The Laughing Dead (1989)

103 min | Horror

4.0
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Zombies, demons, and a mad doctor await a bus-load of folks looking for a tour of Aztec ruins. Father O'Sullivan is a Catholic priest who has lost his faith in God and who cannot forget the... See full summary »

Writer: Somtow Sucharitkul | Director: Somtow Sucharitkul | Stars: Tim Sullivan, Wendy Webb, Premika Eaton, Patrick Roskowick

Votes: 210

27. The Highway Home (2008)

70 min | Drama

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The story begins at a pool hall, where sixteen year old Jamie, meets her first love while she and her best friend Marie are skipping class one day. Lying about her age, she pursues a ... See full summary »

Writer: Laurel Hunter | Director: Laurel Hunter | Stars: Blu Astbury, Patrick Dumont, Wendy Duncan, Doug Dysert

28. Uprowadzenie Agaty (1993)

76 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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A parliament member's sixteen year old daughter Agata falls in love and runs away with a convicted young tramp, while her father uses his friends in the government and police to brutally ... See full summary »

Writer: Marek Piwowski | Director: Marek Piwowski | Stars: Karolina Rosinska, Slawomir Federowicz, Pola Raksa, Jerzy Stuhr

Votes: 239

29. Hasta mañana (2013)

81 min | Drama, Family

6.1
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Fourteen-year-old Leo leaves a psychiatric hospital following a short stay. Orphaned at a young age, writing is his only form of escape and he dreams of one day meeting his hero, Claude ... See full summary »

Writers: Sébastien Maggiani, Olivier Vidal | Directors: Sébastien Maggiani, Olivier Vidal | Stars: Amir Ben Abdelmoumen, Antoine Gautron, Mehdi Nebbou, Delphine Depardieu

Votes: 11

30. Bambule (1970 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

7.1
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Writer: Ulrike Meinhof | Director: Eberhard Itzenplitz | Stars: Petra Redinger, Christine Diersch, Dagmar Biener, Helge Hennig

Votes: 78

31. The Last Years of Childhood (1979)

105 min | Drama

7.6
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Writers: Norbert Kückelmann, Thomas Petz | Director: Norbert Kückelmann | Stars: Gerhard Gundel, Dieter Mustaffof, Norbert Bauhuber, Karl Obermayr

Votes: 31

32. Rozwodów nie bedzie (1964)

95 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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Three segments about three Warsaw couples about to get married.

Writer: Jerzy Stefan Stawinski | Director: Jerzy Stefan Stawinski | Stars: Marta Lipinska, Wladyslaw Kowalski, Teresa Tuszynska, Zbigniew Dobrzynski

Votes: 41

33. Roos en Rana (2001 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama

6.2
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Roos and Rana, two teenagers, are the biggest bosom friends. Both have a bad relationship with their parents and when things get out of hand, they decide to run away to Istanbul

Writer: Paula van der Oest | Director: Meral Uslu | Stars: Sarah Jonker, Ozlem Solmaz, Vefa Ocal, Füsun Demirel

Votes: 54

34. Anna-Lena (1986)

Comedy, Drama

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Writer: Nore Norold | Director: Nore Norold | Stars: Lars Nilsson, Stig Nilsson, Maj Johansson, Sven-Olle Svensson

35. The Incredible Hulk (1978–1982)
Episode: Alice in Disco Land (1978)

TV-PG | 49 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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David works as a barman at the Pandemonium Disco when he recognizes a teenage girl, Alice, whom he used to know years before. He finds out she has a serious drinking problem, but he doesn't tell her his true identity.

Creator: Kenneth Johnson | Director: Sigmund Neufeld Jr. | Stars: Bill Bixby, Jack Colvin, Lou Ferrigno, Donna Wilkes

Votes: 58

36. S.W.A.T. (1975–1976)
Episode: Criss-Cross (1975)

51 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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SWAT investigates a series of warehouse heists and seeks a runaway teenage girl who witnessed the thieves in action. Hovering over the investigation is a former senator with an invested interest.

Creators: Robert Hamner, Rick Husky | Director: Fernando Lamas | Stars: Steve Forrest, Robert Urich, Rod Perry, Mark Shera

Votes: 9

37. Skeppsholmen (2002–2004)
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2002)

42 min | Drama

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Siri is visited by her little cousin who has run away from home to go on a blind date with an older guy.

Writer: Ulrika Kolmodin | Director: Simon Kaijser | Stars: Kirsti Eline Torhaug, Danilo Bejarano, Sanna Bråding, Lisa Werlinder

38. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 25 March 2013 (2013)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Creators: Julia Smith, Tony Holland | Director: Rebecca Gatward | Stars: James Forde, Patsy Palmer, Shona McGarty, Clare Perkins

39. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 27 July 2000 (2000)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Stars: James Alexandrou, Marc Bannerman, Lucy Benjamin, Leila Birch

40. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 31 March 1997 (1997)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Stars: Howard Antony, Gemma Bissix, Paul Bradley, Lindsey Coulson

41. Skins (2011)
Episode: Michelle (2011)

42 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Michelle is shocked when her gynecologist gives her some bad news. But, shock turns to dismay when she discovers the extent of Tony's perfidy.

Creators: Bryan Elsley, James Brittain | Director: Samir Rehem | Stars: Rachel Thevenard, James Newman, Ron Mustafa, Camille Cresencia-Mills

Votes: 39

42. Baretta (1975–1978)
Episode: On the Road (1975)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.6
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Creator: Stephen J. Cannell | Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Robert Blake, Tom Ewell, Edward Grover, Strother Martin

Votes: 7

43. Hack (2002–2004)
Episode: Pilot (2002)

44 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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Olshansky, while driving his taxi, encounters a man from out of town searching for his daughter. As a former (disgraced) police officer he tries to help the man while dealing with his recently broken marriage and lack of income.

Creator: David Koepp | Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: David Morse, George Dzundza, Matthew Borish, Andre Braugher

Votes: 29

44. Cold Blood (2008– )
Episode: Road to Murder (2011)

44 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

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An 18-year-old runaway is found raped and strangled to death on the side of a San Diego road. Tracking down the cold-blooded killer will take years of detective work and a benign connection.

Writer: Christopher Blow | Director: P.J. Naworynski | Stars: Alfonso Guerra, Lauren Bullivant, Scott Walker, Charles McGeoghan

45. The Streets of San Francisco (1972–1977)
Episode: Runaway (1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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A 15-year-old runaway girl comes to the apartment of the father she hasn't seen in years, only to find a man dead inside. When she finds out her father is not the dead man but possibly the ... See full summary »

Creator: Edward Hume | Director: Harry Falk | Stars: Karl Malden, Michael Douglas, Darleen Carr, Billy Green Bush

Votes: 24

46. Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983)
Episode: Sylvia: Part 2 (1981)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.4
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Mrs. Olson spreads word that Albert had gotten Sylvia pregnant. Caroline knows this isn't true and confronts her nemesis over this misinformation. Mr. Webb decides that, because of the ... See full summary »

Creator: Blanche Hanalis | Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Michael Landon, Karen Grassle, Melissa Gilbert, Lindsay Greenbush

Votes: 87

47. Baretta (1975–1978)
Episode: The Runaways (1977)

60 min | Crime, Drama

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Creator: Stephen J. Cannell | Director: Don Medford | Stars: Robert Blake, Tom Ewell, Edward Grover, Albert Salmi

48. Dragnet 1967 (1967–1970)
Episode: The Starlet (1968)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Friday and Gannon are asked by a woman from Oregon to try to find her niece who has run away from home. Their search eventually leads them into the world of pornography and they soon become... See full summary »

Creator: Jack Webb | Director: Jack Webb | Stars: Jack Webb, Harry Morgan, Susan Seaforth Hayes, Robert Patten

Votes: 41

49. East Side/West Side (1963–1964)
Episode: The Street (1964)

60 min | Drama

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After her mother's boyfriend abuses her, a teenager runs away from home and tries to survive on the streets.

Writer: M.L. Paterson | Director: Ron Winston | Stars: George C. Scott, Elizabeth Wilson, Cicely Tyson, Linden Chiles