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1. Full Metal Jacket (1987)

R | 116 min | Drama, War

8.4
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78 Metascore

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

Writers: Gustav Hasford, Stanley Kubrick, Michael Herr | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Baldwin

2. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

PG | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.8
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72 Metascore

A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.

Writers: Roald Dahl, John August | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, David Kelly, Helena Bonham Carter

3. The Aviator (2004)

PG-13 | 170 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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77 Metascore

A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career, from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s.

Writer: John Logan | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, John C. Reilly

4. The Beach (I) (2000)

R | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.6
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43 Metascore

Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss - excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.

Writers: John Hodge, Alex Garland | Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel York, Patcharawan Patarakijjanon, Virginie Ledoyen

5. Coronation Street (1960– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama | Active

6.1
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The UK's longest-running TV soap, Coronation Street focuses on the everyday lives of working class people in Manchester, England.

Creator: Tony Warren | Stars: Helen Worth, Simon Gregson, William Roache, Sue Nicholls

6. I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)

PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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37 Metascore

Two straight, single Brooklyn firefighters pretend to be a gay couple in order to receive domestic partner benefits.

Writers: Barry Fanaro, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor, Lew Gallo | Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Jessica Biel, Dan Aykroyd

7. All My Children (1970–2011)

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

6.6
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Set in the fictional East Coast suburb Pine Valley, All My Children is the decades-old, risk-taking soap that centers around Erica Kane and her long line of husbands.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Cameron Mathison, Michael E. Knight, Alicia Minshew, Susan Lucci

8. One Life to Live (1968– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

7.3
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One Life to Live premiered in 1968, centering on the lives of the citizens of the fictional town of Llanview, PA. Concentrating on the wealthy Lord family, and the middle-class Woleks and ... See full summary »

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Michael Easton, Kristen Alderson, Kassie Wesley DePaiva, Melissa Archer

9. Emmerdale (1972– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama | Active

4.9
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A soap opera set in a fictional village in the Yorkshire Dales.

Creator: Kevin Laffan | Stars: Lucy Pargeter, Mark Charnock, Elizabeth Estensen, Charley Webb

10. The Devil's Backbone (2001)

R | 106 min | Drama, Horror

7.5
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78 Metascore

After Carlos, a 12-year-old whose father has died in the Spanish Civil War, arrives at an ominous boy's orphanage he discovers the school is haunted and has many dark secrets that he must uncover.

Writers: Guillermo del Toro, Antonio Trashorras, David Muñoz | Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Marisa Paredes, Eduardo Noriega, Federico Luppi, Fernando Tielve

11. A Princess for Christmas (2011 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama, Family

6.3
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At the invitation of an estranged relative, a young woman travels with her niece and nephew to a castle in Europe for Christmas where she unwittingly falls for a dashing Prince.

Writers: Janeen Damian, Michael Damian | Director: Michael Damian | Stars: Katie McGrath, Roger Moore, Sam Heughan, Travis Turner

12. Knots Landing (1979–1993)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

6.8
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Gary and Valene Ewing, relatives of the Ewing clan of Dallas, arrive in Knots Landing to make a new home for themselves. However, scheming Abby Fairgate-Cunningham later breaks up their marriage when she seduces Gary.

Stars: Michele Lee, Ted Shackelford, Joan Van Ark, Kevin Dobson

13. Marvin's Room (1996)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama

6.7
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68 Metascore

A leukemia patient attempts to end a 20-year feud with her sister to get her bone marrow.

Writer: Scott McPherson | Director: Jerry Zaks | Stars: Meryl Streep, Leonardo DiCaprio, Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro

14. Prisoner: Cell Block H (1979–1986)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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The lives of women behind bars in a female prison.

Stars: Elspeth Ballantyne, Betty Bobbitt, Sheila Florance, Maggie Kirkpatrick

15. My Name Is Nobody (1973)

PG | 116 min | Western, Comedy

7.5
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A young, easygoing gunman (Hill) worships and competes with an old gunfighter (Fonda) who only wants to retire.

Writers: Sergio Leone, Fulvio Morsella, Ernesto Gastaldi | Directors: Tonino Valerii, Sergio Leone | Stars: Terence Hill, Henry Fonda, Jean Martin, R.G. Armstrong

16. Burning Palms (2010)

R | Comedy, Thriller

5.3
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33 Metascore

A subversive tale that interlaces five stories set in Los Angeles, where no taboo is left unexplored as each character careens toward a dark and often comic fate.

Writer: Christopher Landon | Director: Christopher Landon | Stars: Jamie Chung, Rosamund Pike, Dylan McDermott, Shannen Doherty

17. Brookside (1982–2003)

30 min | Drama

6.8
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The everyday life and times of the residents, friends and enemies who live in a suburban street in the city of Liverpool in the north of England.

Creators: Phil Redmond, Colin McKeown | Stars: Alexandra Fletcher, Diane Burke, Steven Pinder, Vince Earl

18. Desperation (2006 TV Movie)

R | 131 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.3
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When a sheriff arrests a writer, a family, a couple, and a hitchiker and throws them in a jail cell in the deserted town of Desperation, they must fight for their lives.

Writer: Stephen King | Director: Mick Garris | Stars: Tom Skerritt, Steven Weber, Annabeth Gish, Charles Durning

19. Seventeen Again (2000 TV Movie)

TV-G | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.0
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While divorced and bickering grandparents watch their grandchildren, a lab experiment gone awry transforms the elders into teenagers again.

Writer: Stewart St. John | Director: Jeffrey W. Byrd | Stars: Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Mark Taylor, Tahj Mowry

20. The Parallax View (1974)

R | 102 min | Thriller

7.3
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An ambitious reporter gets in way-over-his-head trouble while investigating a senator's assassination which leads to a vast conspiracy involving a multinational corporation behind every event in the worlds headlines.

Writers: David Giler, Lorenzo Semple Jr., Loren Singer | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, William Daniels, Walter McGinn

21. Skilda världar (1996–2002)

44 min | Drama

4.3
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Two twins, Daniel and Sandra, are separated when very young as their parents split up without any contact for nearly 20 years. When they meet by chance on their 20th birthday this drama ... See full summary »

Stars: Hampus Björck, Matti Berenett, Bengt Dahlqvist, Pia Oscarsson

22. I Am David (2003)

PG | 90 min | Drama

7.4
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47 Metascore

Twelve-year-old David escapes from a Communist concentration camp with little more than a compass, a sealed letter, a loaf of bread, and instructions to carry the letter to Copenhagen, ... See full summary »

Writers: Anne Holm, Paul Feig | Director: Paul Feig | Stars: Ben Tibber, Jim Caviezel, Joan Plowright, Hristo Shopov

23. Take the Money and Run (1969)

M | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

7.3
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The life and times of Virgil Starkwell, inept bank robber.

Writers: Woody Allen, Mickey Rose | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Janet Margolin, Marcel Hillaire, Jacquelyn Hyde

24. The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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69 Metascore

A group of Catholic school friends, after being caught drawing an obscene comic book, plan a heist that will outdo their previous prank and make them local legends.

Writers: Chris Fuhrman, Jeff Stockwell, Michael Petroni | Director: Peter Care | Stars: Kieran Culkin, Jena Malone, Emile Hirsch, Vincent D'Onofrio

25. The Funhouse (1981)

R | 96 min | Horror

5.9
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Four teenage friends spend the night in a carnival funhouse and are stalked by a deformed man in a Frankenstein mask.

Writer: Lawrence Block | Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: Elizabeth Berridge, Shawn Carson, Jeanne Austin, Jack McDermott

26. Rubí (2004– )

60 min | Drama, Romance, Mystery

8.1
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An ambitious woman of humble background and stunning beauty is determined to change her poor situation, using her seductive skills on a millionaire doctor.

Stars: Bárbara Mori, Eduardo Santamarina, Jacqueline Bracamontes, Sebastián Rulli

27. The Thrill of It All (1963)

Approved | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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A housewife's sudden rise to fame as a soap spokesperson leads to chaos in her home life.

Writers: Carl Reiner, Larry Gelbart | Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Doris Day, James Garner, Arlene Francis, Edward Andrews

28. The Sullivans (1976–1983)

30 min | Drama

6.4
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Stars: Lorraine Bayly, John Bowman, Marcella Burgoyne, Michael Caton

29. Crossroads (1964–1988)

30 min | Drama

3.3
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The four or five times a week adventures of a motel owner, son, daughter and her staff. Drama was never far away from the ringing of the reception bell.

Creators: Peter Ling, Hazel Adair | Stars: Noele Gordon, Susan Hanson, Ronald Allen, Paul Henry

30. Goede tijden, slechte tijden (1990– )

Drama

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Creator: Reg Watson | Stars: Bartho Braat, Caroline de Bruijn, Jette van der Meij, Erik de Vogel

31. Bill Cosby: Himself (1983)

PG | 105 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.3
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A concert film in which Bill Cosby discusses weekends, raising children, dentists, and many other situations.

Writer: Bill Cosby | Director: Bill Cosby | Star: Bill Cosby

32. Rederiet (1992–2002)

45 min | Drama

6.4
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"Rederiet" is one of the most successful and longest running series in Swedish television ever. The story is about a shipping company which conducts passenger traffic on the Baltic between ... See full summary »

Creators: Louise Boije af Gennäs, Peter Emanuel Falck | Stars: Bert-Åke Varg, Johannes Brost, Hans V. Engström, Kenneth Söderman

33. Loving (1983–1995)

30 min | Drama

7.1
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"Loving" takes place in the fictional town of Corinth, PA, centering around the lives of the wealthy Alden family. Love and betrayal, along with the struggle for power, become the focus of ... See full summary »

Creators: Douglas Marland, Agnes Nixon | Stars: Noelle Beck, Susan Keith, Lisa Peluso, Anthony Herrera

34. A Close Shave (1995)

Unrated | 30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.3
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Wallace falls for Wendolene, a wool shop owner, while Gromit is framed for the sheep rustling.

Writers: Bob Baker, Nick Park | Director: Nick Park | Stars: Peter Sallis, Anne Reid

35. The Real Blonde (1997)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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48 Metascore

Joe and Mary have been living together in Manhattan for six years. Joe is an actor, who has no agent and no thesping credits, but whose ambitions are very high. He works as a waiter at a ... See full summary »

Writer: Tom DiCillo | Director: Tom DiCillo | Stars: Matthew Modine, Catherine Keener, Daryl Hannah, Maxwell Caulfield

36. Savannah (1996–1997)

60 min | Drama

7.1
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Based in Savannah, Georgia, it follows the lives of 3 best friends that have grown up together. Lane Mackenzie left Savannah after graduating for college to become a big journalist in New ... See full summary »

Creator: Constance M. Burge | Stars: Robyn Lively, Jamie Luner, Shannon Sturges, David Gail

37. Gute Zeiten, schlechte Zeiten (1992– )

75 min | Drama, Family, Romance | Active

2.5
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Stars: Wolfgang Bahro, Frank-Thomas Mende, Hans Christiani, Daniel Fehlow

38. Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime (1983– )

45 min | Crime, Mystery, Comedy

7.2
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Dame Agatha Christie 's husband-and-wife sleuthing team take on a series of short whodunits.

Stars: Francesca Annis, James Warwick, Reece Dinsdale, Arthur Cox

39. The Chocolate War (1988)

R | 100 min | Drama

6.9
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A surreal portrait of a Catholic Private School and its hierarchy. A new student must submit to the bizarre rituals of his peers and the expectations of the school's administration by ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Cormier, Keith Gordon | Director: Keith Gordon | Stars: John Glover, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Wallace Langham, Doug Hutchison

40. Search for Tomorrow (1951–1986)

30 min | Drama

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Creators: Agnes Nixon, Roy Winsor | Stars: Morgan Fairchild, Lisa Peluso, Courtney Simon, Maree Cheatham

41. The Prettiest Ugly Girl (2006– )

45 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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Stars: Hope Diaz, Angélica Vale, Jaime Camil, Patricia Navidad

42. Courage Mountain (1990)

PG | 94 min | Family, Adventure, Drama

5.7
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In this version of "Heidi," a young Swiss girl is sent off to boarding school at the beginning of World War I.

Writers: Fred Brogger, Mark Brogger, Weaver Webb | Director: Christopher Leitch | Stars: Juliette Caton, Charlie Sheen, Joanna Clarke, Nicola Stapleton

43. Fair City (1988– )

25 min | Drama

2.6
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Soap drama detailing the lives of the villagers of Carrigstown.

Stars: Mick Nolan, Alexander Lester, Tony Tormey, Orlaith Rafter

44. Hotel Cæsar (1998– )

30 min | Drama

2.7
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Hotel Caesar revolves around life at a big city hotel and offers the usual soap combination of love, betrayal, sex and intrigue. It's shown daily at 7.30 p.m. (reruns at 6 p.m.) by around ... See full summary »

Stars: Anette Hoff, Kim Kolstad, Sossen Krohg, Tom Eddie Brudvik

45. Flamingo Road (1980–1982)

60 min | Drama

6.5
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Based on the novel and 1949 film of the same name, this prime-time soap detailed the lives of haves and have-nots in the sleepy Southern hamlet Truro, Florida. The haves live in huge ... See full summary »

Stars: John Beck, Woody Brown, Howard Duff, Morgan Fairchild

46. General Hospital: Night Shift (2007– )

60 min | Drama | Active

7.4
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Stars: Kimberly McCullough, Jason Thompson, Sonya Eddy, Billy Dee Williams

47. Verbotene Liebe (1995– )

25 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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TV Series circling around young people, friends and families in Cologne and Düsseldorf, Germany. The series' trademark is that it tells both about life in rich (such as dukes and ... See full summary »

Stars: Gabriele Metzger, Konrad Krauss, Martina Servatius, Wolfram Grandezka

48. Legacy (1998–1999)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Stars: Brett Cullen, Jeremy Garrett, Ron Melendez, Sarah Freeman

49. The Boob Tube (1975)

X | 82 min | Comedy

4.4
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In 'Live Action', young psychiatrist Henry Carstairs moves into an apartment building filled with lonely, sex starved women. This soap is interrupted several times by sexy ads.

Writer: Christopher Odin | Director: Christopher Odin | Stars: John Alderman, Colleen Brennan, Lyllah Torena, Elana Casey

50. Capitol (1982–1987)

30 min | Drama

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This daytime serial dramatized the power struggles and personal machinations between two feuding political families the wealthy Cleggs and middle-class McCandlesses. Storylines developed ... See full summary »

Creators: Elinor Karpf, Steven Karpf | Stars: Bill Beyers, Jeff Chamberlain, Constance Towers, Carolyn Jones