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1. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

R | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

8.3
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89 Metascore

When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a procedure to have each other erased from their memories. But it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with.

Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson, Gerry Robert Byrne

Votes: 734,326 | Gross: $34.40M

2. Yes Man (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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46 Metascore

A man challenges himself to say "yes" to everything for an entire year.

Director: Peyton Reed | Stars: Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper, John Michael Higgins

Votes: 288,750 | Gross: $97.69M

3. Anomalisa (2015)

R | 90 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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88 Metascore

A man crippled by the mundanity of his life experiences something out of the ordinary.

Directors: Duke Johnson, Charlie Kaufman | Stars: David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan

Votes: 47,193 | Gross: $3.44M

4. The Ringer (2005)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Sport

5.8
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46 Metascore

A young guy's only option to erase a really bad debt is to rig the Special Olympics by posing as a contestant.

Director: Barry W. Blaustein | Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Katherine Heigl, Brian Cox, Jed Rees

Votes: 32,267 | Gross: $35.42M

5. Annapolis (2006)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

5.8
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37 Metascore

Set against the backdrop of boxing at the Naval Academy, centers on a young man from the wrong side of the tracks whose dream of attending Annapolis becomes a reality.

Director: Justin Lin | Stars: James Franco, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Donnie Wahlberg

Votes: 18,602 | Gross: $17.13M

6. Going Clear: Scientology & the Prison of Belief (2015)

Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary

8.1
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80 Metascore

A film that claims to be a look at the inner-workings of the Church of Scientology.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Paul Haggis, Jason Beghe, Spanky Taylor, David Miscavige

Votes: 29,714

7. Dr. Phil (2002– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Talk-Show

4.1
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Talk show in which Dr. Phil McGraw invites guests to confront their problems.

Stars: Phil McGraw, Robin McGraw, T.D. Jakes, Travis Stork

Votes: 2,333

8. Straight Talk (1992)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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A woman ditches her small town life for big city Chicago, where she becomes a sensation as a radio show host.

Director: Barnet Kellman | Stars: Dolly Parton, James Woods, Griffin Dunne, Michael Madsen

Votes: 2,875 | Gross: $21.20M

9. Peter's Friends (1992)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Six former college friends, with two new friends, gather for a New Year's Eve weekend reunion at a large English countryside manor after ten years to reminisce about the good times now long gone.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Emma Thompson, Kenneth Branagh

Votes: 8,991 | Gross: $4.06M

10. Permanent Midnight (1998)

R | 88 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.3
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A comedy writer struggles to overcome his addiction to heroin.

Director: David Veloz | Stars: Ben Stiller, Maria Bello, Jay Paulson, Spencer Garrett

Votes: 6,242 | Gross: $1.17M

11. Looking for Eric (2009)

116 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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66 Metascore

Eric, a football fanatic postman whose life is descending into crisis, receives some life coaching from the famously philosophical Eric Cantona.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Steve Evets, Eric Cantona, Stephanie Bishop, Gerard Kearns

Votes: 13,867 | Gross: $0.06M

12. How to Be (2008)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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A young man having an existential crisis convinces a Canadian self-help guru to come to London and become his personal life coach.

Director: Oliver Irving | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Rebecca Pidgeon, Powell Jones, Jeremy Hardy

Votes: 3,514

13. Deadly Devotion (2013– )

43 min | Documentary, Crime

7.5
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Stars: Rick Pasqualone, Keith Mackler, Jessica Shea Alverson, Justin Walker White

Votes: 80

14. Sandheden om mænd (2010)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Mads, a 34-year-old scriptwriter, goes through a crisis in life when a close friend of his has a stroke and ends up in a coma. Mads breaks up with his girlfriend for ten years and tries to ... See full summary »

Director: Nikolaj Arcel | Stars: Thure Lindhardt, Tuva Novotny, Rosalinde Mynster, Signe Egholm Olsen

Votes: 1,131

15. Flowers of Darkness (1972)

22 min | Documentary, Short

5.8
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This short films traces the history of opium and examines contemporary heroin trade and addiction in the United States.

Director: William Templeton | Stars: Paul Newman, Vernon Hann, Jack Hurst, Sherman N. Kieffer

Votes: 79

16. Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored (1995)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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A narrator tells the story of his childhood years in a tightly knit Afro-American community in the deep south under racial segregation.

Director: Tim Reid | Stars: Al Freeman Jr., Phylicia Rashad, Leon, Paula Kelly

Votes: 426 | Gross: $3.38M

17. Nam-ja sa-yong-seol-myeong-seo (2013)

116 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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A messed-up life's woman buys a video tape named 'How To Use Guy with Secret Tips' that will change her life forever.

Director: Wonsuk Lee | Stars: Jeong-se Oh, Yong-Joon Ahn, Seong-woo Bae, Chang-wook Ji

Votes: 357

18. We Need to Talk About Kieran (2011)

100 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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Turning down an offer from Harvard, bumbling genius Kieran Edwards opts to follow his true love Juliet to The University of Nottingham. Within days of arriving, he finds her in bed with a ... See full summary »

Directors: Steve Murphy, Daniel Smith Rowsey | Stars: Dan Morgan, James Wilby, Linda Robson, Christopher Parker

Votes: 27

19. Brothers Three: An American Gothic (2007)

R | 102 min | Drama

5.7
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Three brothers reunite at a remote cabin in the woods, when beckoned by their father. The brothers are left to deal with the dark secrets and demons that have haunted them their whole lives... See full summary »

Director: Paul Kampf | Stars: Neal McDonough, Patrick Wilson, Scott Michael Campbell, John Heard

Votes: 159

20. Second Honeymoon (1937)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Newly remarried woman finds her businessman husband boring and runs into her wealthy playboy first husband.

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Tyrone Power, Loretta Young, Stuart Erwin, Claire Trevor

Votes: 281

21. Maria My Love (2011)

TV-PG | 99 min | Drama

6.6
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A young woman named Ana is struggling to deal with her mother's death and her father's mistakes. In an effort to feel better, she reconnects with her half-sister Grace, (Lauren Fales) and, ... See full summary »

Director: Jasmine McGlade | Stars: Judy Marte, Karen Black, Brian Rieger, Lauren Fales

Votes: 41

22. Feeding Mr. Baldwin (2013)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

5.5
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A house sitter bites off more than he can chew when a dead body mysteriously shows up at the estate he's watching.

Director: Will Prescott | Stars: Dalton Leeb, Anil Margsahayam, Christopher B. Duncan, Abby Miller

Votes: 104

23. Scientology: The Fundamentals of Thought (2012 Video)

Documentary

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Stars: Thomas Biebers, Brennan Burt, Jasmin De Main, Danny Hansen

Votes: 27

24. 1732 Høtten (1998)

R | 100 min | Thriller

6.0
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På det lille stedet Høtten ble det for seks måneder siden begått et seksualdrap på 13 år gamle Katarina. Nå er det skjedd et nytt dødsfall - en av de to brødrene som mistenkes for det ... See full summary »

Director: Karin Julsrud | Stars: Reidar Sørensen, Jon Øigarden, Gaute Skjegstad, Trond Høvik

Votes: 430

25. Moving Forward

Documentary | Filming

A documentary feature film made by a Domestic Violence survivor, who had become a successful Certified Hypnotherapist/Filmmaker/Martial Artist and a Business Owner after finding a way to overcome lingering effects of her past.

Director: Akasha | Stars: Akasha, Lisa Machenberg

26. Maximum Achievement: The Brian Tracy Story (2017)

Documentary

10.0
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Brian Tracy has consulted for more than 1,000 companies and addressed more than 5,000,000 people in 5,000 talks and seminars throughout the US, Canada and 74 other countries worldwide.

Director: Nick Nanton | Star: Brian Tracy

Votes: 5

27. The Keeper of the Keys (2012 Video)

G | 86 min | Documentary

6.9
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Michael Walden is down on his luck. One night, Success Coach Jack Canfield appears and says he is sending friends to help him. So begins an incredible dream that finds Michael encountering experts who share personal stories of empowerment.

Director: Scott Cervine | Stars: Jack Canfield, John Gray, Marci Shimoff, Scott Cervine

Votes: 8

28. The Compass (2009)

90 min | Documentary

6.0
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Biology governs 20 percent of our lives; the remaining 80 percent is up to us. With this in mind, wellness expert John Spencer Ellis set out to create a life guide to help people realize ... See full summary »

Directors: Marlowe Greenlee, Josh Stone | Stars: Perk, Craig Tyson Adams, Debbie Allen, John Assaraf

Votes: 86

29. Teen Yoga (2008 Video)

TV-PG | 145 min | Documentary

8.0
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Celebrity Yoga master Kathleen Kastner guides teen athlete Allie LaForce through a complete Kundalini power-yoga flow routine to build strength, flexibility, endurance and mental acuity.

Director: Vivian Schilling | Stars: Kathleen Kastner, Allie LaForce, Yves Vacharresse

Votes: 6

30. Revoloution (2006)

Unrated | 80 min | Drama

5.9
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27 Metascore

A violent, street-fighting, extreme-stutterer becomes a great, powerful communicator. REVOLOUTION seems like just a great story, but it is the first movie in history to be structured around... See full summary »

Director: Bret Carr | Stars: Bret Carr, Kumar Pallana, Starla Benford, Burt Young

Votes: 84

31. ADD & Loving It?! (2009)

Not Rated | 57 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

8.4
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Comedian Patrick McKenna seeks a diagnosis for Adult ADHD and learns the facts from an impressive array of experts (some of whom have ADHD themselves!) including medical researchers, ... See full summary »

Director: Rick Green | Stars: Rick Green, Patrick McKenna

Votes: 32

32. Hairapy (2014– )

5 min | Comedy

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Tools in hand and hearts on sleeve, hair stylists Fawn and Dawn show their clients--and themselves--that beauty is an inside job.

Stars: Lara Ingraham, Shauna Bloom, David Dean Bottrell, Monika Casey

33. Self-Help (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy

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The true story of one man's journey from insignificance to obscurity.

Director: Brian Culp | Stars: Tish Arana, Ernest Brown, Paul Burmaster, Cory Carlson

34. Alone: The Only Thing to Fear Is Yourself (2016)

88 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

4.7
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A man loses his house, his job, his woman and his mind. In the course of 24-hours, he will only win one back!

Director: MYC Agnew | Stars: MYC Agnew, Jack Stuart, Keenan Carter, Alejandra Marroquin Flores

Votes: 7

35. The Secrets of the Keys (2016 Video)

109 min | Drama

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After Elizabeth, a motivational speaker and author, gets a life-altering call from her doctor, she must make a decision whether or not to accept a position that would have her straddling a life between two worlds.

Director: Michael Su | Stars: Kathryn Peters Brinkley, Robin Jay, Brian Tracy, Farida Akadiri

36. The Brini Maxwell Show (2003– )

30 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

7.3
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You've never seen a domestic goddess like Brini. The insouciant Brini (rhymes with "teeny"), is the host of The Brini Maxwell Show. She's a self-described "child prodigy in the area of ... See full summary »

Stars: Ben Sander, Jennifer Cohan, Tom Brown Jr., Helen Gurley Brown

Votes: 30

37. Francisco de Assis: Uma Lição de Vida (2014)

94 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

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More than an example of overcoming, Francisco de Assis - A Life Lesson is primarily a story about love and forgiveness.

Director: Yves Goulart | Stars: Etelvina Espíndola Caldas, Agedir Antonia Ceron, Francisco de Assis Domingos, Marcelo Luis de Medeiros

38. What's My Price? (2016)

90 min | Documentary

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A rational romantic embarks on a journey to find his own worth in relationships. Logical and successful in his career, but unlucky in love, Dave decides to flip his approach. He puts his ... See full summary »

Director: Sherry Malone | Stars: Danny Bollinger, Stephanie Coontz, Dave Patzwald

39. The Gospel of Lou (2003)

72 min | Action

5.5
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A homophobic, violent, stuttering boxer transforms into a motivational speaker.

Director: Bret Carr | Stars: Michele Carlo, Bret Carr

Votes: 39

40. Onnelliset (2015)

75 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

4.6
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Why are we so desperately searching for happiness in this society where things seem to be quite OK. Why are we looking for 'more and better' all the time and have the feeling that what we have is never enough?

Director: Wille Hyvönen | Stars: Wille Hyvönen, Siiri Raasakka, Martti Hyvönen, Janne Kortteinen

Votes: 43

41. Robin, Chuck, and Shirley (2008)

11 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Ex-Convict's Guide tells the hilarious story of convicted thief and murderer Robin Sutherland who is granted house arrest by an overly lenient and out to lunch parole board.

Director: Barry W. Levy | Stars: Barry W. Levy, Patrick Gallagher, Julia Benson, Darren Daurie

Votes: 22

42. Conscious Love Stories (2016– )

Talk-Show

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In this fun and enlightening web series, bestselling authors Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks ("Conscious Loving") share engaging and impactful stories to help singles and couples discover true love and create conscious, lasting relationships.

Stars: Gay Hendricks, Kathlyn Hendricks

43. The Scientology Handbook: Tools for Life (2011 Video)

133 min | Documentary

5.2
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Stars: Thomas Biebers, Roz McHenry, Tanisha Rachelle

Votes: 15

44. The Problems of Work (2010 Video)

66 min | Documentary

4.5
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Stars: Ivy Miller, Monica Ramon

Votes: 23

45. MUK (2017)

28 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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The hopeful actress Alma, known from a turkey sausage TV commercial, lands a gig as a toilet cleaner at the set of the visionary science-fiction film Stars of The Universe.

Directors: J.M. Puntervold, Hans Kåre Sjøstrøm | Stars: Hannah Karine Giske, Viktoria Winge, Lukas Loughran, Tuva Kathinka-Dorothea Owren Hennum

46. We Will See/Re tla bona (1987)

60 min | Documentary

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Documentary about a rural self-help literacy scheme in the Northern Transvaal in association with the Learn and Teach Organisation. How literacy becomes an agent of social and political change.

Director: Elaine Proctor | Star: Elaine Proctor

47. Mind OS (2009 Video)

News, Talk-Show

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The ultimate material of personal growth, strong boundaries for becoming the man you always wanted to be - vital, passionate, alive, successful, and solid.

Director: Matt Schramer | Star: Paul Dobransky

48. Get a Life Coach (2015)

Short, Comedy

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Get a Life Coach is a mockumentary style comedic web series about a clueless life coach struggling to make it in the cutthroat world of self help.

Director: Brendan Mcloughlin | Stars: Monica Hammond, Adam Bradley, Ted Caine, Jackie Danziger

49. Dream Date (I) (2009)

5 min | Short, Comedy

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A wife tries to spice up her love life with the aid of a self-help tape.

Director: Rene Alberta | Stars: Dana Lyn Baron, Christopher Randolph

50. Stella's Search for Sanity (2003)

Short, Comedy

2.1
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Director: Peter Alessandria | Stars: Maria Bamford, Peter Tork, Solange Castro Belcher, Joe Keyes

Votes: 8