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1. Thelma & Louise (1991)

R | 130 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.4
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88 Metascore

An Arkansas waitress and a housewife shoot a rapist and take off in a '66 Thunderbird.

Writer: Callie Khouri | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel, Michael Madsen

Votes: 91,651

2. Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009)

G | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.1
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47 Metascore

As Hannah Montana's popularity begins to take over her life, Miley Stewart, on the urging from her father takes a trip to her hometown of Crowley Corners, Tennessee to get some perspective on what matters in life the most.

Writers: Dan Berendsen, Michael Poryes, Rich Correll, Barry O'Brien | Director: Peter Chelsom | Stars: Miley Cyrus, Emily Osment, Billy Ray Cyrus, Jason Earles

Votes: 29,382

3. Beginners (2010)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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81 Metascore

A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.

Writer: Mike Mills | Director: Mike Mills | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Mélanie Laurent, Goran Visnjic

Votes: 66,882

4. Shirley Valentine (1989)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Shirley's a middle-aged Liverpool housewife, who finds herself talking to the wall while she prepares her husband's chip'n'egg, wondering what happened to her life. She compares scenes in ... See full summary »

Writer: Willy Russell | Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Pauline Collins, Tom Conti, Julia McKenzie, Alison Steadman

Votes: 4,986

5. Tipping the Velvet (2002 TV Mini-Series)

177 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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Set in the 1890's, tells the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley.

Stars: Rachael Stirling, Keeley Hawes, Anna Chancellor, Jodhi May

Votes: 5,564

6. 5 Centimeters Per Second (2007)

TV-PG | 63 min | Animation, Drama, Romance

7.9
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Told in three interconnected segments, we follow a young man named Takaki through his life as cruel winters, cold technology, and finally, adult obligations and responsibility converge to test the delicate petals of love.

Writers: Makoto Shinkai, Steven Foster, Alex Von David | Director: Makoto Shinkai | Stars: Kenji Mizuhashi, Yoshimi Kondou, Satomi Hanamura, Ayaka Onoue

Votes: 22,079

7. The Quiet Earth (1985)

R | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.9
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A man named Zac Hobson awakens to find himself alone in the world. In a desperate attempt to search for others, he finds only two who have their own agenda.

Writers: Craig Harrison, Bill Baer, Bruno Lawrence, Sam Pillsbury | Director: Geoff Murphy | Stars: Bruno Lawrence, Alison Routledge, Pete Smith, Anzac Wallace

Votes: 19,022

8. Lianna (1983)

R | 110 min | Drama

6.9
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A happily married woman comes to realize herself of being a repressed lesbian after she has an affair with a female college professor, and then tries to come to terms with her newfound lifestyle.

Writer: John Sayles | Director: John Sayles | Stars: Linda Griffiths, Jane Hallaren, Jon DeVries, Jo Henderson

Votes: 1,275

9. Refuge (IV) (2010)

121 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.4
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Amelia is on the run in the family RV, with husband Jack's body in the back and hostage Darryl at the wheel. Romance blossoms as Jack decomposes.

Writers: Mark Medoff, Phillip Treon | Director: Mark Medoff | Stars: Linda Hamilton, Chris Payne Gilbert, Lena Georgas, Christopher McDonald

Votes: 61

10. Sankofa (1993)

125 min | Drama

7.2
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A self-absorbed Black American fashion model on a photo shoot in Africa is spiritually transported back to a plantation in the West Indies where she experiences first-hand the physical and ... See full summary »

Writer: Haile Gerima | Director: Haile Gerima | Stars: Kofi Ghanaba, Oyafunmike Ogunlano, Alexandra Duah, Nick Medley

Votes: 408

11. Guide (1965)

120 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

8.5
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A Guide falls in love with a married woman, then is jailed for forgery and stealing money from her.

Writers: Vijay Anand, Pearl S. Buck, R.K. Narayan | Director: Vijay Anand | Stars: Dev Anand, Waheeda Rehman, Leela Chitnis, Anwar Hussain

Votes: 2,975

12. Woman on the Beach (2006)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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72 Metascore

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Writer: Sang-soo Hong | Director: Sang-soo Hong | Stars: Seung-woo Kim, Hyun-jung Go, Seon-mi Song, Tae-woo Kim

Votes: 757

13. 3 Magic Words (2010)

71 min | Documentary

7.2
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A woman awakens with amnesia after a suicide attempt, and her quest to find the meaning of life introduces her to a great spiritual philosophy. Her self-discovery becomes a real-life primer in new age consciousness.

Writer: Michael H. Perlin | Director: Michael H. Perlin | Stars: Gabriella Ethereal, Debbie Ford, Gudni Gudnason, Nassim Haramein

Votes: 49

14. Bam Bam and Celeste (2005)

85 min | Comedy

5.5
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Celeste (Margaret Cho) and Bam Bam (Bruce Daniels) escape their Midwest hometown for New York, and take on their high-school nemeses - the dictators of the world-famous Salon Mirage - while discovering that true beauty lies within.

Writer: Margaret Cho | Director: Lorene Machado | Stars: Margaret Cho, Bruce Daniels, Alan Cumming, Elaine Hendrix

Votes: 238

15. Then Again (2013)

105 min | Drama

5.4
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Unfulfilled in her work at the local diner, Alex Carlson feels like a tiger trapped in a cage. Her dream of leaving Cooper Flats to pursue an art career seems to be fading. A sliver of hope emerges when prodigal son Chuck Crowley returns.

Writers: Ayan Pratap, Jim Suthers | Director: Ayan Pratap | Stars: Aleece Jones, John Michael Herndon, Christopher Ivins, Aaron Burt

Votes: 225

16. Crust (II) (2003)

Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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A pub owner purchases a giant shrimp that has washed up on the English shore, teaches it to box, and hits the road in search of fame and fortune.

Writer: Mark Locke | Director: Mark Locke | Stars: Kevin McNally, Perry Fitzpatrick, Louise Mardenborough, Madhav Sharma

Votes: 81

17. The Sisters (1969)

100 min | Drama

6.8
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Diana is divorcing her husband, and decides to spend winter at her younger sister's home. Adultery and unnatural saphic love return to her life, amidst sad remembrances and with unsuspected consequences.

Writers: Alessandro Fallay, Roberto Malenotti, Brunello Rondi | Director: Roberto Malenotti | Stars: Susan Strasberg, Nathalie Delon, Massimo Girotti, Giancarlo Giannini

Votes: 41

18. Made in L.A. (2007)

70 min | Documentary

7.5
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Made in L.A. follows the remarkable story of three Latina immigrants working in Los Angeles garment sweatshops as they embark on a three-year odyssey to win basic labor protections from a ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Bahar, Almudena Carracedo, Lisa Leeman | Director: Almudena Carracedo

Votes: 54

19. Daymaker (2007)

126 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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A day of non-coincidental coincidences and revelations in the lives of about twenty people; normal people with drug and relationship problems despite their intelligence and awareness. Today... See full summary »

Writer: Joe LiTrenta | Director: Joe LiTrenta | Stars: Michael Nathanson, Cristina Marie Proctor, Myla Pitt, Alexander Hayes

Votes: 443

20. Dream Job (2012)

30 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

8.0
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An out of work filmmaker is offered what he thinks is his dream job, the chance to work for George Lucas.

Writers: Dave Hill, Joe Lipari, Rachael Robbins, Victor Varnado | Director: Joe Lipari | Stars: Dave Hill, Victor Varnado, Scout Durwood, Renan Kanbay

Votes: 29

21. The Keeper of the Keys (2012 Video)

G | 86 min | Documentary

6.0
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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.

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

Votes: 10

22. The Retreat (I) (2010)

30 min | Short, Drama

6.0
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Three childhood friends who are living wildly different versions of an unfulfilled life: Margaret is a distracted editor of a major 'Tween' magazine, Skyler is a quirky animal rights ... See full summary »

Writer: Emi Soekawa | Director: Chelsea Marino | Stars: Chelsea Marino, Jessica Cohen, Oneca Hitchman, Emi Soekawa

Votes: 7

23. Destiny (2007 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama

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Julius, has just been released from prison. He has served 7 years for murder. On release, the conflicts within him makes him think he is going crazy. The world has changed. Julius finds ... See full summary »

Writer: Mathi Alagan | Director: Mathi Alagan | Stars: Alexei Akinfiev, Victor Akinfiev, Valentina Cartago, Julien Guyonnet

24. 102 PS (2009)

16 min | Short, Drama

2.6
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Writer: Katharina Duve | Director: Katharina Duve | Stars: Lana Cooper, Katrin Bethke, Tanja Schwerdorf, Katharina Camper

Votes: 7

25. Geronia: His Own Wide World (2010)

121 min | Adventure, Romance

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An Internet-addict, Gero, is lured back to reality by the internet-based game 'geocaching' and discovers himself and the world anew - which positively affects his outlook on the future and his relationship with his faithful partner, Linda.

Writer: Jo Danieli | Director: Jo Danieli | Stars: Daniel Pospischil, Julia Resinger, Hannes Bickel, Josef Borbely

26. Primo Despair (2011)

50 min

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This film uses a personal narrative to accurately portray depression in youth.

Writer: Reed Sligar | Director: Reed Sligar | Star: Reed Sligar

27. Silence (2007)

12 min | Short, Drama, Romance

6.2
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After thirty years of being a daughter, wife and mother, Dolors decides to see what happens when she tries thinking of herself for the first time. Dolors has to learn how to follow her own ... See full summary »

Writer: Sergi Rubió | Director: Sergi Rubió | Stars: Montse Caminal, Xavier Serrat, Jordi Domènech, Josep Maria Bacardit

Votes: 31

28. Succumb (2008 Video)

6 min | Short, Thriller

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Everyone wears a mask, eventually. Ante is no different. And when her mask begins to slip, she begins to realize not everything is as it seems.

Writer: Jessica Sayer | Director: Mitch Cummins | Stars: Jessica Stuber, Sylvia Andreae, Bryan Patrick Stoyle, Gary Cosby

29. Schandtaten (2011)

28 min | Short, Adventure, Comedy

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A woman moves on all fours through breathtaking nature of an autumn forest in Austria, living out her inner animal in a playful and sensual way - until she meets up with her husband, who treats her like an old woman.

Writer: Jo Danieli | Director: Jo Danieli | Stars: Michael Smrz, Gina Werweiss

30. Dream On (IV) (2012)

7 min | Short, Drama

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In an attempt to communicate with her distracted husband, Amy discovers the truth about her tragic fate.

Writer: Michael Merino | Director: Michael Merino | Stars: Anna Magoulas, Devon Brookshire, Greg Gallagher

31. Emma (2009– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2009)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.2
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A picnic is held at Box hill where Emma and Frank get very flirtatious. Emma also scores cheap points at Miss Bates' expense, wounding her,and George gives her a severe telling-off for ... See full summary »

Writers: Jane Austen, Sandy Welch | Director: Jim O'Hanlon | Stars: Romola Garai, Jonny Lee Miller, Michael Gambon, Blake Ritson

Votes: 88

32. The Ellen Show (2001–2002)
Episode: Gathering Moss (2002)

22 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Catherine and Ellen attend a self-actualization session where they learn to "see it, want it, take it." They instead discover they can't take each other!

Creators: Carol Leifer, Mitchell Hurwitz | Director: Andrew D. Weyman | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Jim Gaffigan, Emily Rutherfurd, Martin Mull

Votes: 18

33. Frasier (1993–2004)
Episode: Kissing Cousin (2002)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

7.6
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Roz's pushy and opinionated young cousin visits her in town, managing to alienate everybody except Kenny.

Creators: David Angell, Peter Casey, David Lee | Director: Scott Ellis | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 229