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1. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy

7.8
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61 Metascore

A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the Principal thinks of that.

Director: John Hughes | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, Jeffrey Jones

Votes: 262,710 | Gross: $70.14M

2. She's the Man (2006)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.4
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45 Metascore

When her brother decides to ditch for a couple weeks, Viola heads over to his elite boarding school, disguised as him, and proceeds to fall for one of his soccer teammates, and soon learns she's not the only one with romantic troubles.

Director: Andy Fickman | Stars: Amanda Bynes, Laura Ramsey, Channing Tatum, Vinnie Jones

Votes: 124,627 | Gross: $2.34M

3. Child's Play (1988)

R | 87 min | Horror, Thriller

6.5
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A single mother gives her son a much sought after doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.

Director: Tom Holland | Stars: Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent, Brad Dourif

Votes: 66,800 | Gross: $33.24M

4. Taare Zameen Par (2007)

PG | 165 min | Drama, Family, Musical

8.5
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An eight-year-old boy is thought to be a lazy trouble-maker, until the new art teacher has the patience and compassion to discover the real problem behind his struggles in school.

Directors: Aamir Khan, Amole Gupte | Stars: Darsheel Safary, Aamir Khan, Tanay Chheda, Sachet Engineer

Votes: 107,575 | Gross: $1.20M

5. The Greatest Game Ever Played (2005)

PG | 120 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.5
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55 Metascore

In the 1913 US Open, 20-year-old Francis Ouimet played against his idol, 1900 US Open champion, Englishman Harry Vardon.

Director: Bill Paxton | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Stephen Dillane, Elias Koteas, James Paxton

Votes: 23,649 | Gross: $15.33M

6. 3 Generations (2015)

PG-13 | 92 min | Drama

5.5
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47 Metascore

After Ray decides to transition from female to male, Ray's mother, Maggie, must come to terms with the decision while tracking down Ray's biological father to get his legal consent.

Director: Gaby Dellal | Stars: Naomi Watts, Elle Fanning, Susan Sarandon, Tate Donovan

Votes: 2,284 | Gross: $0.07M

7. The Relic (1997)

R | 110 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.7
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55 Metascore

A homicide detective and an anthropologist try to destroy a South American lizard-like god, who's on a people eating rampage in a Chicago museum.

Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Penelope Ann Miller, Tom Sizemore, Linda Hunt, James Whitmore

Votes: 20,417 | Gross: $33.93M

8. The 400 Blows (1959)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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Moving story of a young boy who, left without attention, delves into a life of petty crime.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy, Claire Maurier, Guy Decomble

Votes: 77,526

9. New York Minute (I) (2004)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

4.9
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33 Metascore

One day in New York City, as Jane Ryan tries out for an overseas college program and her sister Roxy schemes to meet her favorite punk rockers, a series of mishaps throws their day into ... See full summary »

Director: Dennie Gordon | Stars: Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Eugene Levy, Andy Richter

Votes: 18,734 | Gross: $14.02M

10. Things We Lost in the Fire (2007)

R | 118 min | Drama

7.2
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63 Metascore

A recent widow invites her husband's troubled best friend to live with her and her two children. As he gradually turns his life around, he helps the family cope and confront their loss.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Halle Berry, Benicio Del Toro, Alison Lohman, David Duchovny

Votes: 25,239 | Gross: $2.85M

11. Ginger & Rosa (2012)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama

6.3
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69 Metascore

A look at the lives of two teenage girls - inseparable friends Ginger and Rosa -- growing up in 1960s London as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms, and the pivotal event that comes to redefine their relationship.

Director: Sally Potter | Stars: Elle Fanning, Alice Englert, Annette Bening, Oliver Platt

Votes: 8,671 | Gross: $1.01M

12. Sleepwalking (2008)

R | 101 min | Drama

6.2
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40 Metascore

The drama follows a 12-year-old girl's struggle to come to terms with her mother's abandonment.

Director: Bill Maher | Stars: Charlize Theron, Nick Stahl, AnnaSophia Robb, Deborra-Lee Furness

Votes: 5,093 | Gross: $0.17M

13. Armored (2009)

PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.7
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50 Metascore

A newbie guard for an armored truck company is coerced by his veteran coworkers to steal a truck containing $42 million. But a wrinkle in their supposedly foolproof plan divides the group, leading to a potentially deadly resolution.

Director: Nimród Antal | Stars: Columbus Short, Matt Dillon, Laurence Fishburne, Jean Reno

Votes: 27,128 | Gross: $15.99M

14. Battle for Terra (2007)

PG | 85 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.6
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54 Metascore

A peaceful alien planet faces annihilation, as the homeless remainder of the human race sets its eyes on Terra. Mala, a rebellious Terrian teenager, will do everything she can to stop it.

Director: Aristomenis Tsirbas | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Luke Wilson, Justin Long, Chad Allen

Votes: 10,366 | Gross: $1.65M

15. Augusta, Gone (2006 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.8
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A troubled teenager's mother tries everything she can think of to control her bad behavior, even if it means sending her away to a hokey but strict nature camp.

Director: Tim Matheson | Stars: Sharon Lawrence, Mika Boorem, Tamara Hope, Currie Graham

Votes: 938

16. Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985)

R | 121 min | Biography, Drama

7.9
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A fictionalized account in four chapters of the life of celebrated Japanese writer Yukio Mishima.

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Ken Ogata, Masayuki Shionoya, Hiroshi Mikami, Junya Fukuda

Votes: 5,822 | Gross: $0.45M

17. Masterminds (1997)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

5.2
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Trapped in a school which a gang of criminals has siezed control, a young troublemaker fights a cat and mouse battle from inside.

Director: Roger Christian | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Vincent Kartheiser, Brenda Fricker, Bradley Whitford

Votes: 3,047 | Gross: $1.89M

18. Odd Girl Out (2005 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 84 min | Drama

6.9
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A teenager is bullied by her former friends when they discover that she has a crush on the same boy as the most popular girl in school does.

Director: Tom McLoughlin | Stars: Alexa PenaVega, Lisa Vidal, Leah Pipes, Elizabeth Rice

Votes: 3,140

19. Just Peck (2009)

90 min | Comedy, Family

6.3
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When Michael Peck's overbearing parents force him to compete in the Science Fair, he thinks he can shock everyone. Instead, Peck finds teen angst might be cliché, but it still sucks.

Director: Michael A. Nickles | Stars: Keir Gilchrist, Marcia Cross, Adam Arkin, Camryn Manheim

Votes: 762

20. Teenage Dirtbag (2009)

106 min | Drama

7.1
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A popular high school girl is harassed by a delinquent boy until they are placed in creative writing class together. Through written words, they create a bond, but tragically a bond that ... See full summary »

Director: Regina Crosby | Stars: Scott Michael Foster, Noa Hegesh, Chris Ellis, Michael Bradley

Votes: 2,660

21. Old Enough (1984)

PG | 92 min | Drama

6.5
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Twelve-year-old, well-bred Lonnie meets the impudent Karen on the street. They spend some time together and Karen teaches Lonnie some of her favorite pastimes, like make-up, shop-lifting, ... See full summary »

Director: Marisa Silver | Stars: Sarah Boyd, Rainbow Harvest, Neill Barry, Alyssa Milano

Votes: 397

22. The Little Kidnappers (1990 TV Movie)

92 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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Two young orphans have to relocate to Nova Scotia and endure their bitter and jerky grandfather, but when they find a baby washed up on the beach, everything changes.

Director: Donald Shebib | Stars: Charlton Heston, Bruce Greenwood, Patricia Gage, Dan MacDonald

Votes: 255

23. A Thousand Clowns (1965)

Unrated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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A middle-aged iconoclast, doggedly avoiding the tedium of employment and conventional life, faces the prospect of losing custody of his young ward.

Director: Fred Coe | Stars: Jason Robards, Barbara Harris, Martin Balsam, Gene Saks

Votes: 2,694

24. Ddongpari (2008)

130 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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A bitter loan shark strikes a friendship with a troubled schoolgirl as he faces his own troubled past with his abusive father.

Director: Ik-joon Yang | Stars: Kkobbi Kim, Hwan Lee, Ik-joon Yang, Jeong-soon Park

Votes: 3,930

25. 52 Tuesdays (2013)

114 min | Drama

6.3
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71 Metascore

16-year-old Billie's reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans to gender transition and their time together becomes limited to Tuesday afternoons.

Director: Sophie Hyde | Stars: Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Sam Althuizen, Imogen Archer, Del Herbert-Jane

Votes: 1,076

26. Peluca (2003)

9 min | Comedy, Short

6.6
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A day in the life of Seth, super nerd extraordinaire; rocking the megalopolis of Preston, Idaho, and soon the world, with his illegal ninja moves and his sweet fanny pack. GOSH!!

Director: Jared Hess | Stars: Jon Heder, Greg Hansen, Chris Sanchez, Bracken Johnson

Votes: 1,545

27. Ditch Day Massacre (I) (2016)

77 min | Horror, Thriller

3.2
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Jenny Bilson, a high school senior, is the perfect student, a wonderful daughter to a veteran police detective and an all American Dream. But the one mistake she is unaware of making is ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Hendrick | Stars: Bill Oberst Jr., Katy Foley, Zach Silverman, Morgan Benoit

Votes: 147

28. The New Adventures of Pinocchio (1999)

94 min | Family, Fantasy

5.4
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Puppeteer Geppetto becomes a puppet himself after drinking an elixir that Pinocchio bought from a traveling carnival.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Martin Landau, Udo Kier, Gabriel Thomson, Sarah Alexander

Votes: 542

29. Slingshot (2005)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

4.7
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Taylor and Ashley has found the Perfect way to earn money. They seduce rich suburban women and rob them. This all goes well until Taylor falls in love with one of their victims.

Director: Jay Alaimo | Stars: David Arquette, Thora Birch, Balthazar Getty, Julianna Margulies

Votes: 587

30. Graceland (I) (2012)

84 min | Crime, Thriller

6.7
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75 Metascore

When a kidnapping goes wrong, a desperate father risks everything to save his daughter from the men who hold her captive.

Director: Ron Morales | Stars: Arnold Reyes, Menggie Cobarrubias, Dido de la Paz, Leon Miguel

Votes: 1,150 | Gross: $0.02M

31. Birth of the Beatles (1979)

104 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.6
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An account of The Beatles during the Hamburg years, their signing with Brian Epstein and their inevitable rise during the early sixties.

Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Stephen MacKenna, Rod Culbertson, John Altman, Ray Ashcroft

Votes: 505

32. The Jensen Project (2010 TV Movie)

G | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Family

4.9
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After a 16-year absence, Claire and Matt Thompson are reintroduced to The Jensen Project - a secret community of geniuses conducting advanced underground research to solve the world's most difficult problems.

Director: Douglas Barr | Stars: Justin Kelly, Kellie Martin, Brady Smith, LeVar Burton

Votes: 370

33. The Grief of Others (2015)

103 min | Drama

6.2
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The story is based on the novel by Leah Hager Cohen in which a couple's baby dies 57 hours after his birth and the parents try to return to their previous lives and struggle to regain a ... See full summary »

Director: Patrick Wang | Stars: Wendy Moniz, Trevor St. John, Rachel Dratch, Chris Conroy

Votes: 86

34. Tout est parfait (2008)

R | 118 min | Drama

7.1
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Josh is an ordinary teen living in an ordinary suburb, wedged between the high school, the mine and the skate park. One morning, he finds his friend Thomas's dead body. Next, he discovers ... See full summary »

Director: Yves Christian Fournier | Stars: Maxime Dumontier, Chloé Bourgeois, Maxime Bessette, Jean-Noel Raymond-Jetté

Votes: 885

35. Rodinny film (2015)

95 min | Drama

6.6
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A couple embark on an early vacation. Left alone, their children cut loose until the boy gets caught for skipping school and things take an unexpected turn. Boasting exquisite camera work, ... See full summary »

Director: Olmo Omerzu | Stars: Daniel Kadlec, Jenovéfa Boková, Vanda Hybnerová, Karel Roden

Votes: 287

36. Pinocchio (2012)

75 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

6.0
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Geppetto the carpenter carves the object of his hidden desires out of a log: a puppet that will keep him company and will be like a son to him. He will call him Pinocchio. Imagine his ... See full summary »

Director: Enzo D'Alò | Stars: Gabriele Caprio, Mino Caprio, Maricla Affatato, Maurizio Micheli

Votes: 187

37. Boy and Bicycle (1965)

27 min | Short, Drama

5.9
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A teenage boy plays truant from school, and spends the day riding around the town and the deserted beach on his bicycle, letting his mind wander as he imagines he is the only person in the world.

Director: Ridley Scott | Star: Tony Scott

Votes: 929

38. Nord (1991)

88 min | Drama

6.7
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The story of a dysfunctional family in Northern France. Dad is a mean abusive drunk pharmacist, mom is addicted to pills and has incestuous desire for her son, the son is skipping school to fish and daughter is mentally handicapped.

Director: Xavier Beauvois | Stars: Xavier Beauvois, Bulle Ogier, Bernard Verley, Agnès Evrard

Votes: 97

39. The Blue Hour (2007)

Drama

7.2
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Several strangers in Los Angeles weave their stories of loss and hope, not knowing that their lives have brushed up against each others in small but sometimes profound ways.

Director: Eric Nazarian | Stars: Ellen Albertini Dow, Eric Burdon, Paul Dillon, Catherine Garedakis

Votes: 171

40. Things That Hang from Trees (2006)

R | 97 min | Drama

5.7
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St. Augustine, Florida, 1969. An eight-year-old boy's wish to see the fireworks from atop the city's lighthouse is complicated by his odd neighbors, abusive peers, and hopeless parents. The... See full summary »

Director: Ido Mizrahy | Stars: Cooper Musgrove, Peter Gerety, Laila Robins, Daniel von Bargen

Votes: 196

41. Krantiveer (1994)

159 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Disowned by his parents at a young age Pratap Narayan Tilak ended up in a small time village controlled by underworld dons and some very powerful and influential politicians. Lazy, ... See full summary »

Director: Mehul Kumar | Stars: Dimple Kapadia, Nana Patekar, Atul Agnihotri, Mamta Kulkarni

Votes: 1,425

42. David (I) (2005)

14 min | Short, Romance

5.4
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A young mute student goes to the movies when ditching school, but changes his mind when he meets an unemployed man who tries to communicate with him. Through messages and games, the two will make a discovery they never imagined.

Director: Roberto Fiesco | Stars: Jorge Adrián Espíndola, Javier Escobar, Salvador Álvarez, Pilar Ruiz

Votes: 389

43. Rakugo eiga (2012)

110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Rakugo Eiga is a film featuring Japan's traditional art, 'rakugo' as its theme. It is a modern adaptation of three rakugo tales presented in three short films.

Directors: Mikihiro Endô, Issey Matsui, Yûichirô Sakashita | Stars: Tsubasa Honda, Syunputei Ichinosuke, Sanshirô Katsura, Takako Katô

Votes: 444

44. Tung mung kei yun (2005)

Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A troubled boy who seeks escape becomes a man through a miraculous growth formula but encounters a new troubles when the formula won't quit.

Director: Teddy Chan | Stars: Andy Lau, Karen Mok, Felix Wong, Cherrie Ying

Votes: 731

45. Yeol-se-sal soo-ah (2007)

95 min | Drama

6.8
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13-year-old Soo-ah lives with her mother. After her father passed away a few years ago, her mother runs a diner to support their living, and she's always too busy to have much time taking ... See full summary »

Director: Hee-jung Kim | Stars: Se-yeong Lee, Sang-mi Choo, Moo-Seong Choi, Yoon-ah Kim

Votes: 47

46. Janie (1970)

65 min | Horror

6.0
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A sadistic teenager searching for "Daddy" murders and dismembers anybody who picks her up hitch-hiking.

Director: Jack Bravman | Stars: Mary Jane Carpenter, Peer St. Jean, Tina Kraskow, Michael Findlay

Votes: 44

47. Chemins de traverse (2004)

101 min | Drama

5.4
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A story about a father and his kid , who are travelling around the world

Director: Manuel Poirier | Stars: Sergi López, Kevin Miranda, Lucy Harrison, Jacques Bosc

Votes: 124

48. The Going Up of David Lev (1973 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Family

7.3
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A ten-year-old Israeli boy whose father died years earlier during the Six-Day-War is determined to find out more about his father's death. He skips school and, with the help of a friendly ... See full summary »

Director: James F. Collier | Stars: Brandon Cruz, Melvyn Douglas, Claire Bloom, Topol

Votes: 13

49. Small Fry (I) (1939)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.6
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Junior wants to be a Big Fry, but learns the hard way that he just isn't ready for smoking in the pool room when he should be in the school room.

Director: Dave Fleischer | Star: Jack Mercer

Votes: 134

50. Off and Running (2009)

76 min | Documentary

6.4
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68 Metascore

With white Jewish lesbians for parents and two adopted brothers - one mixed-race and one Korean-Brooklyn teen Avery grew up in a unique and loving household. But when her curiosity about ... See full summary »

Director: Nicole Opper

Votes: 108 | Gross: $0.02M