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1. Jumper (2008)

PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.0
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35 Metascore

A teenager with teleportation abilities suddenly finds himself in the middle of an ancient war between those like him and their sworn annihilators.

Writers: David S. Goyer, Jim Uhls, Simon Kinberg, Steven Gould | Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Hayden Christensen, Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Bell, Rachel Bilson

2. Where the Wild Things Are (2009)

PG | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.8
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71 Metascore

An adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic children's story, where Max, a disobedient little boy sent to bed without his supper, creates his own world - a forest inhabited by ferocious wild creatures who crown Max as their ruler.

Writers: Spike Jonze, Dave Eggers, Maurice Sendak | Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Max Records, Catherine O'Hara, Forest Whitaker, Pepita Emmerichs

3. Ponyo (2008)

G | 101 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.7
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86 Metascore

An animated adventure about a five-year-old boy and his relationship with a goldfish princess who longs to become a human.

Writer: Hayao Miyazaki | Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Liam Neeson, Tomoko Yamaguchi

4. The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)

G | 100 min | Family, Adventure, Fantasy

5.9
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After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso, and monkey, Mr. Nilsson, and takes up residence in the old ... See full summary »

Writers: Astrid Lindgren, Ken Annakin | Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Tami Erin, David Seaman, Cory Crow, Eileen Brennan

5. Song of the South (1946)

Approved | 94 min | Animation, Family, Music

7.4
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The kindly story-teller Uncle Remus tells a young boy stories about trickster Br'er Rabbit, who outwits Br'er Fox and slow-witted Br'er Bear.

Writers: Joel Chandler Harris, Dalton S. Reymond, Bill Peet, Ralph Wright, Vernon Stallings, Morton Grant, Maurice Rapf | Directors: Wilfred Jackson, Harve Foster | Stars: Ruth Warrick, Bobby Driscoll, James Baskett, Luana Patten

6. Fireflies in the Garden (2008)

R | 120 min | Drama

6.6
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34 Metascore

The Taylor family is devastated by an accident that takes place on the day their matriarch is due to graduate from college -- decades after leaving to raise her children.

Writers: Robert Frost, Dennis Lee | Director: Dennis Lee | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Willem Dafoe, Emily Watson, Carrie-Anne Moss

7. The Thief of Bagdad (1940)

Not Rated | 106 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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After being tricked and cast out of Bagdad by the evil Jaffar, King Ahmad joins forces with a thief named Abu to reclaim his throne, the city, and the Princess he loves.

Writers: Miles Malleson, Lajos Biró, Miklós Rózsa | Directors: Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell, Tim Whelan, Alexander Korda, Zoltan Korda, William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Sabu, June Duprez, John Justin

8. The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)

Approved | 112 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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When acerbic critic Sheridan Whiteside slips on the front steps of a provincial Ohio businessman's home and breaks his hip, he and his entourage take over the house indefinitely.

Writers: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, George S. Kaufman, Moss Hart | Director: William Keighley | Stars: Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan, Monty Woolley, Richard Travis

9. Girl in Gold Boots (1968)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Music

2.2
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A girl tries to become the top star in the glamorous world of Go-Go Dancing.

Writers: Leighton J. Peatman, Art Names, John T. Wilson | Director: Ted V. Mikels | Stars: Jody Daniels, Leslie McRay, Tom Pace, Mark Herron

10. The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)

Unrated | 116 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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A ruthless, domineering woman is married to an alcoholic D.A., her childhood companion who is the only living witness to her murder of her rich aunt seventeen years earlier.

Writers: Robert Rossen, John Patrick | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott, Kirk Douglas

11. Somers Town (2008)

71 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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77 Metascore

A black-and-white study of a social environment in London, concentrating on a pair of unlikely new friends and the girl they both fancy.

Writers: Paul Fraser, Mother Vision | Director: Shane Meadows | Stars: Thomas Turgoose, Ireneusz Czop, Piotr Jagiello, Perry Benson

12. Love Exposure (2008)

237 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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75 Metascore

A bizarre love triangle forms between a young Catholic upskirt photographer, a misandric girl and a manipulative cultist.

Writer: Shion Sono | Director: Shion Sono | Stars: Takahiro Nishijima, Hikari Mitsushima, Sakura Andô, Yutaka Shimizu

13. The Animals of Farthing Wood (1993–1995)

25 min | Animation, Family

8.6
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A group of animals have to leave their home, the Farthing Wood, which was destroyed by the people. They travel to the famous White Deer Park and want to make a new home there. Fox is their ... See full summary »

Stars: Rupert Farley, Stacey Gregg, Ron Moody, Jeremy Barrett

14. Blackout (IV) (2008)

R | 120 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.1
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Three people from different walks of life find themselves trapped inside a stalled elevator. What at first seems like an inconvenience rapidly escalates into a nightmare.

Writer: Ed Dougherty | Director: Rigoberto Castañeda | Stars: Amber Tamblyn, Aidan Gillen, Armie Hammer, Katie Stuart

15. Ram Aur Shyam (1967)

171 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.4
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Abused by an oppressive brother-in-law Gajendra (Pran), Ramchandra (Dilip Kumar) runs away from home, and ends up in a small village where he is mistaken for Shyamrao (also Dilip Kumar), ... See full summary »

Writers: Kaushal Bharati, Narasa Raju D.V. | Director: Tapi Chanakya | Stars: Dilip Kumar, Waheeda Rehman, Mumtaz, Baby Farida

16. Tornado Warning (2012 TV Movie)

90 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.2
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Extraterrestrials appear as destructive "electrical tornadoes" on Earth.

Writer: Paul A. Birkett | Director: Jeff Burr | Stars: Stacey Asaro, Marcus Lyle Brown, Claire Conti, Jeff Fahey

17. Bell from Hell (1973)

Unrated | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

5.6
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A young man is released from an asylum and returns home for revenge on his aunt and her three daughters, who had him declared insane in order to steal his inheritance.

Writer: Santiago Moncada | Directors: Claudio Guerín, Juan Antonio Bardem | Stars: Renaud Verley, Viveca Lindfors, Alfredo Mayo, Maribel Martín

18. Jaffa (2009)

106 min | Drama

6.9
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In the heart of Jaffa, Reuven's garage is a family business. His daughter Mali and his son Meir, as well as Toufik, a young Palestinian, work there. No one suspects that Mali and Toufik ... See full summary »

Writers: Illa Ben Porat, Keren Yedaya | Director: Keren Yedaya | Stars: Dana Ivgy, Moni Moshonov, Ronit Elkabetz, Mahmud Shalaby

19. The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960)

Approved | 124 min | Drama

7.4
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In Oklahoma in the 1920s, Ruben Flood loses his job as a traveling salesman, when the company goes bankrupt. This adds to his worries at home. His wife Cora is frigid because of trying to ... See full summary »

Writers: Harriet Frank Jr., Irving Ravetch, William Inge | Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Robert Preston, Dorothy McGuire, Eve Arden, Angela Lansbury

20. Pippi on the Run (1970)

G | 94 min | Adventure, Family

6.8
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Fed up with their strict parents, Tommy and Annika run away from home, with their friend Pippi Longstocking to look after them in their long trek.

Writers: Astrid Lindgren, Fred Ladd | Director: Olle Hellbom | Stars: Inger Nilsson, Maria Persson, Pär Sundberg, Hans Alfredson

21. Kenny (1987)

PG-13 | 95 min | Biography, Drama

5.9
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The disruptions caused in the life of 13 year old Kenny born with underdeveloped legs, removed to replace other missing bones at 6 months old when a French film company comes to do a film ... See full summary »

Writer: Claude Gagnon | Director: Claude Gagnon | Stars: Kenny Easterday, Caitlin Clarke, Liane Curtis, Zach Grenier

22. Gerald McBoing-Boing (1950)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.1
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The story of a little boy who would only talk in sound effects. With story by Dr. Seuss (and Bill Scott of Rocky and Bullwinkle fame) this cartoon won the Oscar for best short subject (animated) for 1950.

Writers: Dr. Seuss, Bill Scott, Phil Eastman | Director: Robert Cannon | Star: Marvin Miller

23. Das wandernde Bild (1920)

67 min | Romance

6.3
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Writers: Fritz Lang, Thea von Harbou | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Mia May, Hans Marr, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Loni Nest

24. Minnie the Moocher (1932)

8 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.4
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Betty Boop and Bimbo run away from home, but that night they are scared by a chorus of ghosts singing the title song.

Director: Dave Fleischer | Stars: Cab Calloway and His Cotton Club Orchestra, Cab Calloway, Mae Questel

25. Coming with My Brother! (2006)

43 min | Short, Drama

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Writer: Kôta Yoshida | Director: Kôta Yoshida | Stars: Noriko Eguchi, Nahana, Kuniaki Nakamura

26. Jack and Jill (1954)

100 min | Comedy

5.7
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Siblings Benita (Lolita Rodriguez) and Gorio ('Dolphy (I)') play twisted roles: she drives a jeepney, he does all the household chores; she gets into brawls with men, he prefers to be ... See full summary »

Writers: Mars Ravelo, Luciano B. Carlos | Director: Mar S. Torres | Stars: Lolita Rodriguez, Rogelio de la Rosa, Dolphy, Luciano B. Carlos

27. Sandcastle (II) (2010)

91 min | Drama

6.5
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Writer: Junfeng Boo | Director: Junfeng Boo | Stars: Bobbi Chen, Elena Chia, Bee Thiam Tan, Joshua Tan

28. Den Fremmede (2009)

26 min | Short, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Daniels father is dying and after 15 years of absence Daniel is forced to return to the family farm to help. Here he is brought face to face with his sister - the main reason Daniel left. ... See full summary »

Writer: Nuka Woelk | Director: Nuka Woelk | Stars: Kasper Leisner, Laura Drasbæk, Torben Zeller, Pilou Asbæk

29. Iligos (1963)

91 min | Drama

5.8
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Keti goes to a prison to visit her daughter Elli, a young female prisoner, but Elli refuses to meet her mother. When Keti has left, the prison guard starts reading Elli's diary, to find out... See full summary »

Writer: Giannis Dalianidis | Director: Giannis Dalianidis | Stars: Zoe Laskari, Alekos Alexandrakis, Voula Zouboulaki, Lefteris Vournas

30. Night Dance Hall (1959)

90 min | Drama

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Writers: Maurice Cloche, André Tabet | Director: Maurice Cloche | Stars: Pascale Audret, Claude Titre, Sophie Daumier, Micheline Francey

31. US Fellers: Dud Leaves Home. (1919)

5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.5
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Dud's mother catches him breaking open a coin bank and spanks him. He runs away from home, only to suffer another spanking when he returns.

Writer: Wallace A. Carlson | Director: Wallace A. Carlson

32. Al otro lado (2009)

4 min | Short, Drama

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Writer: Alberto Triano | Director: Alberto Triano | Stars: Elena Juste, David Díaz

33. The Mite Makes Right (1948)

Animation, Short, Comedy

6.1
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Tom Thumb runs away from home to join the circus.

Writer: Isadore Klein | Directors: Bill Tytla, George Germanetti | Stars: Jackson Beck, Charles Irving, Cecil Roy

34. Away (I) (2009)

6 min | Short, Drama

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A boy runs away from home and spends the night in a decrepit barn. It is only when he is crudely awoken that we learn about the difficulties at home.

Writers: Ryd Cook, Neil Rolland | Director: Ryd Cook | Stars: Joshua Richardson, Shane Townsend

35. Mr. Director (2012)

42 min | Short, Drama

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A director lands in serious internal crisis and frustration after he fails to come up with a story for his upcoming film, even the shooting schedule of which has been more or less finalized... See full summary »

Writer: Snigdhendu Bhattacharya | Director: Snigdhendu Bhattacharya | Stars: Arun, Ananda Das, Arupratan Ghosh, Master Mangal

36. Kasvot kuvastimessa (1953)

73 min | Drama

5.3
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Writers: Ralf Rubin, Ossi Skurnik | Director: Ralf Rubin | Stars: Airi Honkaniemi, Tauno Majuri, Ritva Karisto, Kalevi Hartti

37. Lie to Me (2009–2011)
Episode: Black Friday (2009)

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

7.8
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Dr. Lightman and Dr. Foster help an angry teen find his birth parents, while Eli and Ria try to figure out who was responsible for a fatal "Black Friday" trampling incident at an electronics store.

Creator: Samuel Baum | Director: Daniel Sackheim | Stars: Tim Roth, Kelli Williams, Brendan Hines, Monica Raymund

38. Manny (2011– )
Episode: Episode #1.16 (2011)

Romance

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Eun-bi runs away, taking Jung-min with her, and threatens not to return till Manny moves out.

Stars: Ji-suk Suh, Jung-Yoon Choi, Jeong-su Byeon, Sook Kim

39. Top of the Lake (2013– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2013)

TV-MA | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Al brings Robin back on the force and makes a proposal to her. Nearing death, her mother asks Robin for a promise. These emotional jolts come on top of Robin's revisiting, in conversations ... See full summary »

Creators: Jane Campion, Gerard Lee | Directors: Jane Campion, Garth Davis | Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Thomas M. Wright, Oscar Redding, Phoene James

40. Manny (2011– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2011)

Romance

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Both Do-young and Janice deal with insolent underlings who flat out disrespect their authority, and Yi-han, in helping one of them, crosses a line that ends his term as manny.

Stars: Ji-suk Suh, Jung-Yoon Choi, Jeong-su Byeon, Sook Kim

41. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 12 May 2003 (2003)

TV-PG | Drama

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Creators: Julia Smith, Tony Holland | Director: Chris Jury | Stars: Jill Halfpenny, Steve McFadden, Hywel Bennett, Shane Richie

42. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 19 April 2010 (2010)

TV-PG | Drama

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Creators: Julia Smith, Tony Holland | Director: Steve Finn | Stars: Nitin Ganatra, Nina Wadia, Marc Elliott, John Partridge

43. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 27 May 2005 (2005)

TV-PG | Drama

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Creators: Julia Smith, Tony Holland | Director: Dominic Keavey | Stars: Jessie Wallace, Shane Richie, Kacey Ainsworth, Laila Morse

44. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 5 October 2001 (2001)

TV-PG | Drama

2.3
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Creators: Julia Smith, Tony Holland | Director: Clive Arnold | Stars: Jessie Wallace, Michelle Ryan, Derek Martin, Elaine Lordan

45. Homeland (2011– )
Episode: Game On (2013)

TV-MA | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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Carrie hopes to be released given effective medication and family support, but sees both as sabotage. Paul Franklin's law firm however gets her released for a day, so they can offer her ... See full summary »

Creators: Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon | Director: David Nutter | Stars: Claire Danes, Damian Lewis, Rupert Friend, Morena Baccarin

46. Johnny Bravo (1997–2004)
Episode: I Dream of Johnny/One Angry Bravo/Carnival of the Darned (2000)

TV-Y7 | Animation, Comedy

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Creator: Van Partible | Directors: Nathan Chew, Kirk Tingblad | Stars: Jeff Bennett, Brenda Vaccaro, Tom Kenny

47. Der Fall Maurizius (1981– )
Episode: I. Teil (1981)

82 min

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Writers: Jakob Wassermann, Karl Wittlinger | Director: Theodor Kotulla | Stars: Heinz Bennent, Martin Halm, Sigfrit Steiner, Alice Treff

48. Taxi (1978–1983)
Episode: Jim and the Kid (1982)

TV-PG | Comedy

6.3
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When a runaway boy is discovered in the back of a cab, Jim takes him home and decides to adopt him and raise him as his own son, naively unaware that such a course is impossible and illegal.

Creators: James L. Brooks, Stan Daniels, David Davis, Ed. Weinberger | Director: Michael Zinberg | Stars: Judd Hirsch, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner, Tony Danza

49. Secret Valley (1980– )
Episode: Lost in the Bush (1984)

Adventure, Comedy

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50. That '70s Show (1998–2006)
Episode: Love, Wisconsin Style (2002)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

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Jackie finds a way to make up with Michael Kelso who dumped her: he may kiss another girl; Jackie reserves choosing her 'rival'; when she finally leaves the choice to him, his is ... See full summary »

Creators: Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner, Mark Brazill | Director: David Trainer | Stars: Topher Grace, Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Danny Masterson