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1. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In the early 1960s, CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB operative Illya Kuryakin participate in a joint mission against a mysterious criminal organization, which is working to proliferate nuclear weapons.
Votes: 221,708 | Gross: $45.45M
2. Winter's Bone (2010)
R | 100 min | Drama
An unflinching Ozark Mountain girl hacks through dangerous social terrain as she hunts down her drug-dealing father while trying to keep her family intact.
Votes: 120,934 | Gross: $6.53M
3. The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
R | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective.
Votes: 212,507 | Gross: $21.38M
4. Terminator Salvation (2009)
PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In 2018, a mysterious new weapon in the war against the machines, half-human and half-machine, comes to John Connor on the eve of a resistance attack on Skynet. But whose side is he on, and can he be trusted?
Votes: 307,043 | Gross: $125.32M
5. Wonderstruck (2017)
PG | 116 min | Drama, Family, Mystery
The story of a young boy in the Midwest is told simultaneously with a tale about a young girl in New York from fifty years ago as they both seek the same mysterious connection.
Votes: 4,202 | Gross: $1.03M
6. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
A murder mystery brings together a private eye, a struggling actress, and a thief masquerading as an actor.
Votes: 192,873 | Gross: $4.24M
7. August Rush (2007)
PG | 114 min | Drama, Music
A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.
Votes: 95,122 | Gross: $31.66M
8. Carnivàle (2003–2005)
TV-MA | 55 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
During the Great Depression, an Oklahoma farm boy and a charismatic minister learn that they are key players in a proxy war being fought between Heaven and Hell.
9. Across the Universe (2007)
PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical
The music of The Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance between an upper-class American girl and a poor Liverpudlian artist.
Votes: 98,039 | Gross: $24.34M
10. Stealing Beauty (1996)
R | 118 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
After her mother commits suicide, nineteen year old Lucy Harmon travels to Italy to have her picture painted. However, she has other reasons for wanting to go. She wants to renew her ... See full summary »
Votes: 22,271 | Gross: $4.57M
11. Broken Flowers (2005)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
As the extremely withdrawn Don Johnston is dumped by his latest woman, he receives an anonymous letter from a former lover informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him. A freelance sleuth neighbor moves Don to embark on a cross-country search for his old flames in search of answers.
Votes: 88,260 | Gross: $13.74M
12. Choke (2008)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
A sex-addicted con-man pays for his mother's hospital bills by playing on the sympathies of those who rescue him from choking to death.
Votes: 29,760 | Gross: $2.93M
13. Delivery Man (2013)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
An affable underachiever finds out he's fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago. Now he must decide whether or not to come forward when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity.
Votes: 66,744 | Gross: $30.66M
14. Rumor Has It... (2005)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sarah Huttinger is a woman who learns that her family was the inspiration for the book and film "The Graduate" -- and that she just might be the offspring of the well-documented event.
Votes: 45,210 | Gross: $43.00M
15. These Final Hours (2013)
R | 87 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A self-obsessed young man makes his way to the party-to-end-all-parties on the last day on Earth, but ends up saving the life of a little girl searching for her father. Their relationship ultimately leads him on the path to redemption.
16. King Solomon's Mines (1985)
PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Fortune hunter Allan Quatermain teams up with a resourceful woman to help her find her missing father lost in the wilds of 1900s Africa while being pursued by hostile tribes and a rival German explorer.
Votes: 10,789 | Gross: $15.06M
17. The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)
PG | 101 min | Family, Adventure
In the 1930s, a tomboyish girl runs away from her guardian to join her single father who is 2,000 miles away, because there was work there.
Votes: 4,203 | Gross: $2.14M
18. Robot Overlords (2014)
PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Earth has been conquered by robots from a distant galaxy. Survivors are confined to their houses and must wear electronic implants, risking incineration by robot sentries if they venture outside.
19. The Kid with a Bike (2011)
PG-13 | 87 min | Drama
Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in a state-run youth farm. In a random act of kindness, the town hair-dresser agrees to foster him on week-ends.
Votes: 23,386 | Gross: $1.38M
20. Ned Rifle (2014)
Unrated | 85 min | Drama
Henry and Fay's son Ned sets out to find and kill his father for destroying his mother's life. But his aims are frustrated by the troublesome Susan, whose connection to Henry predates even his arrival in the lives of the Rifle family.
21. The Yellow Handkerchief (2008)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Romance
A road trip through Louisiana transforms three strangers who were originally brought together by their respective feelings of loneliness.
Votes: 7,277 | Gross: $0.32M
22. The Lost World (1925)
Unrated | 106 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
The first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam.
Votes: 3,786 | Gross: $0.55M
24. Ôtez-moi d'un doute (2017)
100 min | Comedy, Drama
When 45 year old widower Erwan discovers by accident that the man who raised him isn't his real dad, he begins a search for his biological father. He soon locates the mischievous, 70 ... See full summary »
25. In Search of the Castaways (1962)
Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
In 19th century England, young Mary Grant and her brother, Robert, embark on a dangerous quest to find their missing father, a sea captain who vanished somewhere along the Chilean coast.
Votes: 2,265 | Gross: $21.75M
27. Cidade dos Homens (2007)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama
Best buddies Acerola and Laranjinha, about to turn 18, discover things about their missing fathers' pasts which will shatter their solid friendship, in the middle of a war between rival drug gangs from Rio's favelas.
Votes: 13,993 | Gross: $0.31M
29. Mistérios de Lisboa (2010)
Not Rated | 272 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Follows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy across Portugal, France, Italy and Brazil where they connect with a variety of mysterious individuals.
Votes: 2,773 | Gross: $0.11M
32. Big Shots (1987)
PG-13 | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Following the death of his father, suburbanite Obie runs away from home and winds up on Chicago's South Side. After being mugged, he befriends con artist Scam. The two then embark on a Down... See full summary »
Votes: 670 | Gross: $3.39M
33. Daughter of Darkness (1990 TV Movie)
R | 93 min | Horror
The Daughter of Darkness is an atmospheric, sub-hallucinogenic venture into the world of the unknown. The enigma facing the young woman is the identity of her father. Unfortunately for her ... See full summary »
34. The Beautiful Country (2004)
R | 125 min | Drama
After reuniting with his mother in Ho Chi Minh City, a family tragedy causes Binh to flee from Viet Nam to America. Landing in New York, Binh begins a road trip to Texas, where his American father is said to live.
Votes: 3,480 | Gross: $0.44M
35. Samurai Assassin (1965)
122 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
February 17 to March 3, 1860, inside Edo castle. A group of assassins wait by Sakurada Gate to kill the lord of the House of Ii, a powerful man in the Tokugawa government, which has ruled ... See full summary »
37. Least Among Saints (2012)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama
A haunted soldier just back from war and a boy who has never known peace in his home life embark on a life-changing journey as they become unlikely friends -- and one another's last shot at redemption.
Votes: 523 | Gross: $0.03M
38. Simple Men (1992)
R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Bitter about being double-crossed by the women he loved, (and with the police after him to boot), Bill vows to seduce the next woman he sees, then throw her away. His brother Dennis, ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,622 | Gross: $0.14M
40. The Adventures of Felix (2000)
Unrated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A tale revolving around the carefree and bon-vivant, Felix, who is content living with his boyfriend, Daniel in the town of Dieppe in Northern France. When Felix is laid off from his job, ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,625 | Gross: $0.36M
41. Órói (2010)
93 min | Drama, Romance
A 16-year old Icelandic boy's first kiss with another boy gives him "jitters"--feelings he can't deny. This is a well-written film that captures the confusion and excitement of being a ... See full summary »
42. The Flight Before Christmas (2008)
G | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A young reindeer who suffers from vertigo learns to overcome his fear, takes flying lessons from a clumsy flying squirrel and heads to the North pole to save a troubled Santa and his fleet of flying reindeer.
44. The Day We Met (1990)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
After being called for his mandatory yearly Israeli army reserve duty, Arik Schwartzman finds himself looking for a uniform wearing serial rapist. He is aided by Natalie, a young female soldier who looks for her lost father.
45. 1 chance sur 2 (1998)
104 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When Alice gets out of jail, her mother who just died left her an audio message. Twenty year ago, Alice's mother was in love with two men at the same time and got pregnant but never said it... See full summary »
46. For Sale (1998)
100 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A Private detective is hired to trace a woman who ran away and disappeared on her wedding day. The movie follows him and recounts the story of her life through her eyes and the eyes of those interviewed by the detective.
47. The Things We've Seen (2017)
80 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Accusations of guilt turns a father into a fugitive, leaving his son to find and bring him home after struggling to put the pieces together.
48. Élisa (1995)
115 min | Drama
Marie has had a tough childhood ever since her mother Elisa committed suicide. She has spent most of her life in an orphanage and now makes a living as a small time criminal in Paris. Now ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,737 | Gross: $0.11M
49. Tyttö nimeltä Varpu (2016)
100 min | Drama
Little Wing tells the story of 12-year-old Varpu (Linnea Skog), who's quickly growing to adulthood, and about her mother (Paula Vesala), who doesn't want to grow up.
50. Lamma shoftak (2012)
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama
1967. The world is alive with change: brimming with reawakened energy, new styles, music and an infectious sense of hope. In Jordan, a different kind of change is underway as tens of ... See full summary »