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1. Gossip Girl (2007–2012)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Privileged teens living on the Upper Eastside of New York City.

Stars: Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley, Ed Westwick

2. Mean Girls (2004)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

7.0
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66 Metascore

Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.

Writers: Rosalind Wiseman, Tina Fey | Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Lindsay Lohan, Jonathan Bennett, Rachel McAdams, Tina Fey

3. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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76 Metascore

A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building.

Writers: Truman Capote, George Axelrod | Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen

4. Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy

3.4
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19 Metascore

Set back in the 80s when Harry met Lloyd in high school where they cross paths with a mean principal and a bunch of other outcasts much like themselves.

Writers: Peter Farrelly, Bennett Yellin, Bobby Farrelly, Robert Brener, Troy Miller | Director: Troy Miller | Stars: Derek Richardson, Eric Christian Olsen, Eugene Levy, Timothy Stack

5. Cruel Intentions (1999)

R | 97 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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56 Metascore

Kathryn makes a bet that her step-brother, Sebastian, won't be able to bed Annette (a virgin, who wants to wait until love). If he loses, Kathryn gets his Jaguar, if he wins, he gets Kathryn.

Writers: Choderlos de Laclos, Roger Kumble | Director: Roger Kumble | Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, Reese Witherspoon, Selma Blair

6. Wild Child (2008)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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A rebellious Malibu princess is shipped off to a strict English boarding school by her father.

Writer: Lucy Dahl | Director: Nick Moore | Stars: Emma Roberts, Aidan Quinn, Natasha Richardson, Lexi Ainsworth

7. Heathers (1988)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.4
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73 Metascore

A girl who half-heartedly tries to be part of the "in crowd" of her school meets a rebel who teaches her a more devious way to play social politics; killing the popular kids.

Writer: Daniel Waters | Director: Michael Lehmann | Stars: Winona Ryder, Christian Slater, Shannen Doherty, Lisanne Falk

8. Sleepover (2004)

PG | 89 min | Comedy

5.2
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33 Metascore

Four best friends, desperate to improve their social status, enter into an all-night scavenger hunt against the popular clique in their school.

Writer: Elisa Bell | Director: Joe Nussbaum | Stars: Alexa PenaVega, Mika Boorem, Scout Taylor-Compton, Jane Lynch

9. Barry Lyndon (1975)

PG | 184 min | Drama

8.1
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An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England.

Writers: Stanley Kubrick, William Makepeace Thackeray | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee, Hardy Krüger

10. Can't Buy Me Love (1987)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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A nerdy outcast secretly pays the most popular girl in school one thousand dollars to be his girlfriend.

Writer: Michael Swerdlick | Director: Steve Rash | Stars: Patrick Dempsey, Amanda Peterson, Courtney Gains, Tina Caspary

11. Keeping Up Appearances (1990–1995)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy

7.8
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A snobbish housewife is determined to climb the social ladder, in spite of her family's working class connections and the constant chagrin of her long suffering husband.

Stars: Patricia Routledge, Clive Swift, Geoffrey Hughes, Judy Cornwell

12. The Age of Innocence (1993)

PG | 139 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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83 Metascore

A tale of nineteenth-century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.

Writers: Edith Wharton, Jay Cocks, Martin Scorsese | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer, Winona Ryder, Linda Faye Farkas

13. Jawbreaker (1999)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

5.3
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22 Metascore

Three of the most popular girls at Reagan High accidentally kill the prom queen with a jaw-breaker when a kidnapping goes horribly wrong.

Writer: Darren Stein | Director: Darren Stein | Stars: Rose McGowan, Rebecca Gayheart, Julie Benz, Judy Greer

14. Sleuth (1972)

PG | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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A man who loves games and theater invites his wife's lover to meet him, setting up a battle of wits with potentially deadly results.

Writer: Anthony Shaffer | Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Michael Caine, Alec Cawthorne, John Matthews

15. Drive Me Crazy (1999)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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42 Metascore

A high school girl must find a substitute date to escort her to the prom.

Writers: Todd Strasser, Rob Thomas | Director: John Schultz | Stars: Melissa Joan Hart, Adrian Grenier, Stephen Collins, Mark Metcalf

16. Factory Girl (2006)

R | 90 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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45 Metascore

Based on the rise and fall of socialite Edie Sedgwick, concentrating on her relationships with Andy Warhol and a folk singer.

Writers: Captain Mauzner, Simon Monjack, Aaron Richard Golub | Director: George Hickenlooper | Stars: Sienna Miller, Guy Pearce, Hayden Christensen, Jimmy Fallon

17. Vanity Fair (2004)

PG-13 | 141 min | Drama

6.2
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53 Metascore

Growing up poor in London, Becky Sharp (Witherspoon) defies her poverty-stricken background and ascends the social ladder alongside her best friend, Amelia.

Writers: Matthew Faulk, Mark Skeet, Julian Fellowes, William Makepeace Thackeray | Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Romola Garai, James Purefoy, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

18. Six Degrees of Separation (1993)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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An affluent New York couple find their lives touched, intruded upon, and compelled by a mysterious young black man who is never quite who he says he is.

Writer: John Guare | Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Will Smith, Stockard Channing, Donald Sutherland, Ian McKellen

19. The Clique (2008 Video)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.4
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A young girl tries to fit in with a clique of popular middle school girls after moving into the guest house of one of their homes.

Writers: Lisi Harrison, Liz Tigelaar | Director: Michael Lembeck | Stars: Elizabeth McLaughlin, Ellen Marlow, Sophie Anna Everhard, Samantha Boscarino

20. Ruby Gentry (1952)

82 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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A sexy but poor young girl marries a rich man she doesn't love, but carries a torch for another man.

Writers: Silvia Richards, Arthur Fitz-Richard | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Charlton Heston, Karl Malden, Tom Tully

21. Evita (1996)

PG | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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45 Metascore

The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-picture Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.

Writers: Tim Rice, Alan Parker, Oliver Stone | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Madonna, Jonathan Pryce, Antonio Banderas, Jimmy Nail

22. Sugar & Spice (2001)

PG-13 | 81 min | Comedy, Crime

5.5
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48 Metascore

A popular high school cheerleader becomes pregnant with the star quarterback's child, only to find herself turning to crime to support the lifestyle she wants to live.

Writer: Mandy Nelson | Director: Francine McDougall | Stars: Marla Sokoloff, Marley Shelton, Melissa George, Mena Suvari

23. How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process.

Writers: Nunnally Johnson, Zoe Akins, Dale Eunson, Katherine Albert | Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, Lauren Bacall, David Wayne

24. Tess (1979)

PG | 186 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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A strong-willed young peasant girl becomes the affection of two men.

Writers: Gérard Brach, Roman Polanski, John Brownjohn, Thomas Hardy | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Nastassja Kinski, Peter Firth, Leigh Lawson, John Collin

25. Cruel Intentions 2 (2000 Video)

R | 87 min | Drama

4.3
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This takes place several years before Cruel Intentions (1999), back to when Kathryn first meets Sebastian, their sexual attraction to each other and their enjoyment in destroying the lives of their peers.

Writer: Roger Kumble | Director: Roger Kumble | Stars: Robin Dunne, Sarah Thompson, Keri Lynn Pratt, Amy Adams

26. Mildred Pierce (1945)

Not Rated | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.0
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After her cheating husband leaves her, Mildred Pierce proves she can become independent and successful, but cannot seem to win the approval of her spoiled daughter.

Writers: Ranald MacDougall, James M. Cain | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Joan Crawford, Jack Carson, Zachary Scott, Eve Arden

27. Pecker (1998)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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66 Metascore

A Baltimore sandwich shop employee becomes an overnight sensation when photographs he's taken of his weird family become the latest rage in the art world. The young man is called "Pecker" ... See full summary »

Writer: John Waters | Director: John Waters | Stars: Edward Furlong, Christina Ricci, Bess Armstrong, Mark Joy

28. The Three Musketeers (1973)

PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure

7.3
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A young swordsman comes to Paris and faces villains, romance, adventure and intrigue with three Musketeer friends.

Writers: George MacDonald Fraser, Alexandre Dumas père | Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Richard Chamberlain, Michael York

29. The Portrait of a Lady (1996)

PG-13 | 144 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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61 Metascore

An American girl inherits a fortune and falls into a misguided relationship with a gentleman confidence artist whose true nature, including a barbed and covetous disposition, turns her life into a nightmare.

Writers: Henry James, Laura Jones | Director: Jane Campion | Stars: Nicole Kidman, John Malkovich, Barbara Hershey, Martin Donovan

30. A Place in the Sun (1951)

Passed | 122 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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A poor boy gets a job working for his rich uncle and ends up falling in love with two women.

Writers: Theodore Dreiser, Patrick Kearney, Michael Wilson, Harry Brown | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelley Winters, Anne Revere

31. Pride and Prejudice (1940)

Passed | 118 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Mr. and Mrs. Bennet have five unmarried daughters, and Mrs. Bennet is especially eager to find suitable husbands for them. When the rich single gentlemen Mr. Bingley and Mr. Darcy come to ... See full summary »

Writers: Aldous Huxley, Jane Murfin, Jane Austen, Helen Jerome | Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Greer Garson, Laurence Olivier, Edward Ashley, Marten Lamont

32. Scandal (1989)

R | 106 min | Drama, History

6.4
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An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties she and her ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Thomas | Director: Michael Caton-Jones | Stars: John Hurt, Joanne Whalley, Bridget Fonda, Ian McKellen

33. The Wings of the Dove (1997)

R | 102 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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73 Metascore

An impoverished woman who has been forced to choose between a privileged life with her wealthy aunt and her journalist lover, befriends an American heiress. When she discovers the heiress is attracted to her own lover and is dying, she sees a chance to have both the privileged life she cannot give up and the lover she cannot live without.

Writers: Henry James, Hossein Amini | Director: Iain Softley | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Linus Roache, Alex Jennings, Charlotte Rampling

34. Being Julia (2004)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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65 Metascore

Set in '30s London, the film involves stage actors and their experiences with love and revenge.

Writers: Ronald Harwood, W. Somerset Maugham | Director: István Szabó | Stars: Annette Bening, Michael Gambon, Maury Chaykin, Jeremy Irons

35. The Buccaneers (1995 TV Mini-Series)

212 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Four American girls go to England to find husbands.

Stars: Carla Gugino, Alison Elliott, Mira Sorvino, Rya Kihlstedt

36. B*A*P*S (1997)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy

3.9
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Two tacky homegirls move to L.A. to become dancers; instead they scam a dying millionaire but eventually become B*A*P*S (Black American Princesses).

Writer: Troy Byer | Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Halle Berry, Natalie Desselle Reid, Martin Landau, Ian Richardson

37. Pride and Prejudice (1980 TV Mini-Series)

265 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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While the arrival of wealthy gentleman sends her marriage-minded mother into a frenzy, willful and opinionated Elizabeth Bennet matches wits with haughty Mr. Darcy.

Stars: Elizabeth Garvie, David Rintoul, Moray Watson, Priscilla Morgan

38. Anastasia (1956)

Unrated | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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An opportunistic Russian businessman tries to pass a mysterious impostor as the Grand Duchess Anastasia. But she is so convincing in her performance that even the biggest skeptics believe her.

Writers: Arthur Laurents, Marcelle Maurette, Guy Bolton | Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Helen Hayes, Akim Tamiroff

39. Little Voice (1998)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.0
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68 Metascore

The pathetically shy LV lives the life of a recluse listening to her late father's old records in her room and in the process driving her abusive, loud-mouthed mother, Mari Hoff, to ... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Cartwright, Mark Herman | Director: Mark Herman | Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Jane Horrocks, Michael Caine, Ewan McGregor

40. Once Upon a Honeymoon (1942)

Passed | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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In pre-WW2 Europe, a woman notices that wherever her husband goes, the Nazis seem to follow. Meanwhile, a charming reporter is following them...

Writers: Sheridan Gibney, Leo McCarey | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Cary Grant, Walter Slezak, Albert Dekker

41. Darling (1965)

TV-MA | 128 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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A beautiful but amoral model sleeps her way to the top of the London fashion scene at the height of the Swinging Sixties.

Writers: Frederic Raphael, John Schlesinger, Joseph Janni | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Julie Christie, Dirk Bogarde, Laurence Harvey, José Luis de Vilallonga

42. Masquerade (1988)

R | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.0
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A recently orphaned millionairess, Olivia, really hates her scheming step-father. Olivia finds love with a young yacht racing captain, Tim, who isn't completely truthful with her. When the ... See full summary »

Writer: Dick Wolf | Director: Bob Swaim | Stars: Rob Lowe, Meg Tilly, Kim Cattrall, Doug Savant

43. Mahogany (1975)

PG | 109 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Tracy, an aspiring designer from the slums of Chicago puts herself through fashion school in the hopes of becoming one of the world's top designers. Her ambition leads her to Rome spurring ... See full summary »

Writers: Toni Amber, John Byrum | Directors: Berry Gordy, Tony Richardson, Jack Wormser | Stars: Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Perkins, Jean-Pierre Aumont

44. A Summer Place (1959)

Approved | 130 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A self-made businessman rekindles a romance with a former flame while their two teenage children begin a romance of their own with drastic consequences for both couples.

Writers: Sloan Wilson, Delmer Daves | Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Richard Egan, Dorothy McGuire, Sandra Dee, Arthur Kennedy

45. Madame Bovary (2000 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A young woman in her late teens, a reader of novels and with high hopes of romance and passion, marries a widowed country doctor. Although he dotes on her, she is soon bored and discontent.... See full summary »

Writers: Gustave Flaubert, Heidi Thomas | Director: Tim Fywell | Stars: Frances O'Connor, Greg Wise, Eileen Atkins, Hugh Bonneville

46. Cousin Bette (1998)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her ... See full summary »

Writers: Honoré de Balzac, Lynn Siefert, Susan Tarr | Director: Des McAnuff | Stars: Jessica Lange, Elisabeth Shue, Bob Hoskins, Hugh Laurie

47. Stella Dallas (1937)

Approved | 106 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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A low-class woman is willing to do whatever it takes to give her daughter a socially promising future.

Writers: Sarah Y. Mason, Victor Heerman, Olive Higgins Prouty, Harry Wagstaff Gribble, Gertrude Purcell | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, John Boles, Anne Shirley, Barbara O'Neil

48. New Best Friend (2002)

R | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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13 Metascore

A North Carolina sheriff investigates the near-fatal drug overdose of an underachieving college girl, and uncovers many sordid details of her life before and during her descent into drugs and debauchery.

Writer: Victoria Strouse | Director: Zoe Clarke-Williams | Stars: Taye Diggs, Dominique Swain, Mia Kirshner, Meredith Monroe

49. Washington Square (1997)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Catherine Sloper has found the man of her dreams in Morris Townsend, but her plans to marry him are strongly opposed by her father, who believes Townsend is only interested in his daughter ... See full summary »

Writers: Henry James, Carol Doyle | Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Albert Finney, Maggie Smith, Ben Chaplin

50. The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders (1996 TV Movie)

Unrated | 54 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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In her filthy cell in Newgate prison Moll Flanders, dubbed 'the wickedest woman in England' tells her story. Born in the gaol, after her mother is transported Moll is raised by the kindly ... See full summary »

Writers: Andrew Davies, Daniel Defoe | Director: David Attwood | Stars: James Bowers, Alex Kingston, Nicola Kingston, Geoffrey Beevers