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1. Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983)

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

7.3
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The life and adventures of the Ingalls family in the 19th century American West.

Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Michael Landon, Lindsay Greenbush, Sidney Greenbush

Votes: 12,032

2. The Birds (1963)

PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.7
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A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette, Jessica Tandy

Votes: 130,263

3. Holes (2003)

PG | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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71 Metascore

A wrongfully convicted boy is sent to a brutal desert detention camp where he joins the job of digging holes for some mysterious reason.

Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Sigourney Weaver, Jon Voight, Tim Blake Nelson

Votes: 58,794 | Gross: $67.33M

4. Anne of Green Gables (1985 TV Mini-Series)

TV-G | 199 min | Drama, Family

8.4
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An orphan girl, sent to an elderly brother and sister by mistake, charms her new home and community with her fiery spirit and imagination.

Stars: Megan Follows, Colleen Dewhurst, Richard Farnsworth, Patricia Hamilton

Votes: 14,482

5. Frankenweenie (2012)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.0
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74 Metascore

Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Winona Ryder, Catherine O'Hara, Martin Short, Martin Landau

Votes: 74,898 | Gross: $35.29M

6. My Girl 2 (1994)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.1
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Vada Sultenfuss must go to LA to stay with her Uncle Phil to do some research on her mother's life, but finds much more...

Director: Howard Zieff | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis, Anna Chlumsky, Austin O'Brien

Votes: 15,127 | Gross: $16.66M

7. Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organize a daring new heist.

Director: Michael Cimino | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, George Kennedy, Geoffrey Lewis

Votes: 16,100 | Gross: $25.00M

8. Anne of Avonlea (1987 TV Mini-Series)

230 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.3
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Anne Shirley accepts a teaching position at a girls boarding school in a town dominated by a rich and belligerant family determined to make her life miserable.

Stars: Megan Follows, Colleen Dewhurst, Marilyn Lightstone, Schuyler Grant

Votes: 6,517

9. As It Is in Heaven (2004)

133 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.6
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A successful international conductor suddenly interrupts his career and returns alone to his childhood village in Norrland, in the far north of Sweden. It doesn't take long before he is ... See full summary »

Director: Kay Pollak | Stars: Michael Nyqvist, Frida Hallgren, Helen Sjöholm, Lennart Jähkel

Votes: 13,623 | Gross: $0.01M

10. The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949)

Approved | 68 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.1
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An animated adaption of "The Wind in the Willows" followed by an adaption of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow".

Directors: James Algar, Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney | Stars: Bing Crosby, Basil Rathbone, Eric Blore, John McLeish

Votes: 8,636

11. Big Top Pee-wee (1988)

PG | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

4.9
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Pee-wee Herman is now a small-town farmer with a fiancée, but when a traveling circus comes to town, he finds himself falling for the trapeze artist.

Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: Paul Reubens, Penelope Ann Miller, Kris Kristofferson, Valeria Golino

Votes: 7,508 | Gross: $15.12M

12. Cimarron (1960)

Approved | 147 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.4
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The Oklahoma Land Run of April 1889 sets the stage for an epic saga of a frontier family and its friends.

Directors: Anthony Mann, Charles Walters | Stars: Glenn Ford, Maria Schell, Anne Baxter, Arthur O'Connell

Votes: 1,940

13. The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956)

Approved | 123 min | Comedy

6.9
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This comedy-drama is partially a gentle satire on America's drive to change the world in the post-war years. One year after World War II, Captain Fisby is sent to the village of Tobiki in ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Marlon Brando, Glenn Ford, Machiko Kyô, Eddie Albert

Votes: 2,491

14. The Road Home (1999)

G | 89 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.9
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71 Metascore

Prompted by the death of his father and the grief of his mother, a man recalls the story of how they met in flashback.

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Ziyi Zhang, Honglei Sun, Hao Zheng, Yulian Zhao

Votes: 10,572 | Gross: $1.28M

15. Dancing at Lughnasa (1998)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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Five unmarried sisters make the most of their simple existence in rural Ireland in the 1930s.

Director: Pat O'Connor | Stars: Meryl Streep, Michael Gambon, Gerard McSorley, Catherine McCormack

Votes: 2,887 | Gross: $2.29M

16. Kings Row (1942)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.7
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The dark side and hypocrisy of provincial American life is seen through the eyes of five children as they grow to adulthood at the turn-of-the-century.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Robert Cummings, Ronald Reagan, Betty Field

Votes: 3,070

17. In My Country (2004)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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44 Metascore

Langston Whitfield is a Washington Post journalist. His editor provocatively sends him to South Africa to cover the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings, in which the perpetrators ... See full summary »

Director: John Boorman | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Samuel L. Jackson, Brendan Gleeson, Menzi Ngubane

Votes: 2,191 | Gross: $0.16M

18. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1980 TV Movie)

104 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.5
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A TV adaptation of Washington Irving's classic ghost story. Humor is the drawing card in this version, with Jeff Goldblum a nerdish Ichabod Crane, Dick Butkus an appropriately nasty Brom ... See full summary »

Director: Henning Schellerup | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Paul Sand, Meg Foster, Laura Campbell

Votes: 441

19. Back to Bataan (1945)

Approved | 95 min | Drama, War

6.7
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In 1942, after the fall of the Philippines to the Japanese, U.S. Army Col. Joseph Madden stays behind to organize the local resistance against the Japanese invaders.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: John Wayne, Anthony Quinn, Beulah Bondi, Fely Franquelli

Votes: 2,743

20. To Be and to Have (2002)

104 min | Documentary, Family

7.9
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87 Metascore

A documentary portrait of a one-room school in rural France, where the students (ranging in age from 4 to 11) are educated by a single dedicated teacher.

Director: Nicolas Philibert | Stars: Georges Lopez, Alizé, Axel Thouvenin, Guillaume

Votes: 6,640 | Gross: $0.78M

21. Make Mine Music (1946)

Approved | 75 min | Animation, Family, Music

6.5
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Animation done to contemporary popular music.

Directors: Robert Cormack, Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, Joshua Meador | Stars: Nelson Eddy, Dinah Shore, Benny Goodman, The Andrews Sisters

Votes: 2,358

22. Miss Evers' Boys (1997 TV Movie)

PG | 118 min | Drama, War

7.2
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The true story of the U.S. Government's 1932 Tuskeegee Syphilis Experiment, in which a group of black test subjects were allowed to die, despite a cure having been developed.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Alfre Woodard, Laurence Fishburne, Craig Sheffer, Joe Morton

Votes: 767

23. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938)

Approved | 91 min | Family, Adventure

7.3
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Misadventures of a mischievous boy in 1850 Missouri.

Directors: Norman Taurog, George Cukor, H.C. Potter, William A. Wellman | Stars: Tommy Kelly, Ann Gillis, May Robson, Walter Brennan

Votes: 1,225

24. Separate But Equal (1991 TV Mini-Series)

PG | 190 min | Drama, History

7.5
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A dramatization of the American court case that destroyed the legal validity of racial segregation.

Stars: Sidney Poitier, Burt Lancaster, Richard Kiley, Cleavon Little

Votes: 512

25. Tuck Everlasting (1981)

90 min | Drama

6.8
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In turn-of-the-20th-century upstate New York, Winnie Foster, a 12-year-old girl, discovers a family living in the woods near her family's home who never ages thanks to a magical spring they... See full summary »

Director: Frederick King Keller | Stars: Margaret Chamberlain, Paul Flessa, Fred A. Keller, James McGuire

Votes: 268

26. Run, Angel, Run! (1969)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama

5.2
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Angel, a member of a tough motorcycle gang roaming the Southwest, gets on offer from a major news magazine. In exchange for giving the magazine a big scoop by exposing the inner workings of... See full summary »

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: William Smith, Valerie Starrett, Dan Kemp, Gene Shane

Votes: 177

27. Islander (2006)

R | 100 min | Drama

6.9
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After a tragic accident at sea, Eben Cole loses his family, friends and stature in his island fishing community. He returns to the island an outcast but determined to win back the way of ... See full summary »

Director: Ian McCrudden | Stars: Tom Hildreth, Amy Jo Johnson, Philip Baker Hall, James Parks

Votes: 249

28. Lantern Hill (1989 TV Movie)

111 min | Drama, Family

7.0
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Jane, a young Toronto girl, tries to reunite her estranged parents during the 1930's, sick of her strict private school and abusive, nasty grandmother.

Director: Kevin Sullivan | Stars: Mairon Bennett, Sam Waterston, Patricia Phillips, Zoe Caldwell

Votes: 247

29. War Dance (2007)

PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, Music, War

7.9
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68 Metascore

Three children living in a displacement camp in northern Uganda compete in their country's national music and dance festival.

Directors: Sean Fine, Andrea Nix | Stars: Dominic, Nancy, Rose, Jane Adong

Votes: 1,047 | Gross: $0.11M

30. Paul Bunyan (1958)

Approved | 17 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

7.1
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The life, career, and challenges of the legendary giant lumberjack.

Director: Les Clark | Stars: Bill Lee, The Mellomen, Thurl Ravenscroft, Max Smith

Votes: 586

31. Dead Heart (1996)

104 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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A no holds barred look into the gaping divisions which exist within an Aboriginal settlement in outback Australia. These separations split the inhabitants, straining relationships until something has to give.

Director: Nick Parsons | Stars: Bryan Brown, Ernie Dingo, Angie Milliken, Gnarnayarrahe Waitairie

Votes: 215

32. The Phantom Rider (1946)

Approved | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.5
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A reservation's new doctor masquerades as the legendary Indian god, "the Phantom Rider", to catch gang looting the reservation, unaware the leader is a phony Indian Agent.

Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Fred C. Brannon | Stars: Robert Kent, Peggy Stewart, LeRoy Mason, George J. Lewis

Votes: 21

33. Sleep Furiously (2008)

94 min | Documentary

7.3
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64 Metascore

A poetic and profound journey into a world of endings and beginnings; a world of stuffed owls, sheep and fire.

Director: Gideon Koppel

Votes: 295

34. Melody (1953)

Approved | 10 min | Animation, Short, Family

6.7
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An owl teaches his class full of birds about melody. It's all around in nature. Only birds and man can sing; man "sings" even when he speaks. We see a quick survey of the stages of life, as... See full summary »

Directors: Ward Kimball, Charles A. Nichols | Stars: Loulie Jean Norman, Harry Stanton, Bill Thompson, Gloria Wood

Votes: 207

35. Sheriff of Las Vegas (1944)

Passed | 55 min | Western

7.6
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When the Sheriff of Las Vegas is killed in a bank holdup, Red Ryder is made the new Sheriff. His first problem arises when the Judge is shot and the Judge's son framed for the murder. Red ... See full summary »

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Bill Elliott, Robert Blake, Alice Fleming, Peggy Stewart

Votes: 18

36. Blackboard Jumble (1957)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.5
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A wolf with a Southern accent walks by just as a teacher is getting fed up with his class and walks out. Unfortunately, the class consists of three junior clones of Droopy, who manage to try his patience.

Director: Michael Lah | Star: Daws Butler

Votes: 194

37. The Day of the Trumpet (1958)

Approved | 77 min | Adventure, Romance, War

5.3
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An American cavalry brigade is sent to occupy a small Filipino village in 1902 and quell guerilla resistance in the surrounding jungle. Working with the people to build roads, schools, and ... See full summary »

Directors: Gerardo de Leon, Eddie Romero | Stars: John Agar, Pancho Magalona, Alicia Vergel, Richard Arlen

Votes: 53

38. Borrowed Trouble (1948)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.7
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Teacher Lola Blair is against building the saloon right next to her schoolhouse. When she is kidnapped, Hoppy rescues her and forces the saloon keepers to relocate.

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Rand Brooks, Anne O'Neal

Votes: 77

39. The Village Had No Walls (1995)

124 min | Adventure, Drama

8.4
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A young man takes a journey on a cart through jungles to reach the small hamlet of Bangarwadi, inhabited by a few shepherds, peasants and some members of a criminal tribe known as the ... See full summary »

Director: Amol Palekar | Stars: Chandrakant Kulkarni, Upendra Limaye, Chandrakant Mandhre

Votes: 37

40. The Martins and the Coys (1946)

8 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.8
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The Martins and the Coys are two feuding clans. One day, Grandpa Coy gets caught in the Martin henhouse, and a massive battle erupts, leaving only a Martin girl and a Coy boy. Love conquers... See full summary »

Director: Jack Kinney

Votes: 89

41. Teachers Are People (1952)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.9
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As the narrator explains, educating children is one of the most important things today and the heroic man who takes on this role is "the school teacher" (Goofy, naturally). After taking ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Kinney | Stars: Pinto Colvig, Alan Reed

Votes: 246

42. Forever After (1926)

Passed | 69 min | Drama, Romance, War

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From the day they first met in the schoolhouse in a small New England town, Theodore Wayne, son of a respected lawyer, and Jennie Clapton, daughter of wealthy parents, have been sweethearts... See full summary »

Director: F. Harmon Weight | Stars: Lloyd Hughes, Mary Astor, Hallam Cooley, David Torrence

43. Fox and the Rabbit (1935)

Animation, Short

5.7
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A child rabbit is sent to school by his mother. On the way, he passes a carrot patch, which is actually a trap set by a hungry wolf. He remembers what his mother told him before he left; "... See full summary »

Director: Walter Lantz

Votes: 15

44. Mary's Little Lamb (1935)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short

5.3
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Despite her scolding, Mary's lamb follows her to school. It's the last day of school and the children have planned special festivities and performances. The lamb wants to participate, much to the teacher's chagrin.

Director: Ub Iwerks | Stars: Sara Berner, Jack Mercer

Votes: 85

45. Cable Beach (2004 TV Movie)

95 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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Ben Sheffield returns to his small hometown of Heatley Bay on the Canadian west coast as the new Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) officer. He and his mother - recently deceased - ... See full summary »

Director: James Head | Stars: Chris Kramer, Karin Konoval, Tygh Runyan, Nancy Sivak

Votes: 30

46. I'll Sing for You (2001)

Unrated | 76 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.5
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61 Metascore

It is a love story told by a singer whose music takes us on a social, political and geographic voyage of Mali from 1960 to our days.

Director: Jacques Sarasin | Stars: Haruna Barry, Dèmba-Kane Niang, Madieye Niang, Blaise Pascal

Votes: 66 | Gross: $0.01M

47. The Barefoot Boy (1923)

58 min | Drama

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Dick Alden, a 12-year-old boy mistreated by his stepfather and picked on by the other residents of his village, is wrongly accused of setting fire to the local schoolhouse. He runs away but... See full summary »

Director: David Kirkland | Stars: John Bowers, Marjorie Daw, Sylvia Breamer, George A. McDaniel

48. Glimpses of New Brunswick (1938)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

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James A. FitzPatrick's TravelTalks series takes a look at the lives and customs in New Brunswick.

Director: James A. FitzPatrick | Star: James A. FitzPatrick

49. Stagecoach Santa (2010 TV Movie)

60 min | Family

4.8
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John's struggle to provide is bolstered by the childlike faith of his son who considers the meaning of Christmas. After a stagecoach rider visits Christmas eve, John must believe that troubles are temporary, and miracles can happen.

Director: Gary Tomsic | Stars: Gary Conover, David Harmon, Deidre Harmon, Byron Lambie

Votes: 8

50. Readin' and Writin' (1932)

20 min | Short, Family, Comedy

7.5
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Tired of going to school, Breezy comes up with a plan to get himself expelled.

Director: Robert F. McGowan | Stars: Sherwood Bailey, Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Dorothy DeBorba, Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins

Votes: 104