Most Popular "Social Climber" Titles
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1. Gossip Girl (2007–2012)
TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Romance
Privileged teens living on the Upper East Side of New York can hide no secret from the ruthless blogger who is always watching.
2. The Gift (VI) (2015)
R | 108 min | Mystery, Thriller
A young married couple's lives are thrown into a harrowing tailspin when an acquaintance from the husband's past brings mysterious gifts and a horrifying secret to light after more than 20 years.
3. Mean Girls (2004)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy
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.
4. Cruel Intentions (1999)
R | 97 min | Drama, Romance
Two wealthy step-siblings of an elite Manhattan prep school make a wager: to de-flower the new headmaster's daughter before the start of term.
5. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building.
6. Sleepover (2004)
PG | 89 min | Comedy
Four best friends, desperate to improve their social status, enter into an all-night scavenger hunt against the popular clique in their school.
7. Heathers (1988)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In order to get out of the snobby clique that is destroying her good-girl reputation, an intelligent teen teams up with a dark sociopath in a plot to kill the cool kids.
9. Barry Lyndon (1975)
PG | 184 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England.
10. The Three Musketeers (1973)
PG | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A young swordsman comes to Paris and faces villains, romance, adventure and intrigue with three Musketeer friends.
11. Keeping Up Appearances (1990–1995)
TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy
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.
12. Can't Buy Me Love (1987)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A nerdy outcast secretly pays the most popular girl in school one thousand dollars to be his girlfriend.
13. The Age of Innocence (1993)
PG | 139 min | Drama, Romance
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.
15. Madame Bovary (1949)
Passed | 114 min | Drama, Romance
A provincial doctor's wife's romantic illusions about life and social status lead her to betray her naive husband, take on lovers and run up ruinous debts.
16. Factory Girl (2006)
R | 90 min | Biography, Drama
Based on the rise and fall of socialite Edie Sedgwick, concentrating on her relationships with Andy Warhol and a folk singer.
17. Jawbreaker (1999)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Three of the most popular girls at Reagan High accidentally kill the prom queen with a jaw-breaker when a kidnapping goes horribly wrong.
18. The Pallisers (1974 TV Mini-Series)
50 min | Drama
Follows the novels of Anthony Trollope. Beginning with the forced Marriage of Susan Hampshire's character, Glencora, the lives of the friends and children of this couple are the subject of ... See full summary »
19. Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
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.
20. Cruel Intentions 2 (2000 Video)
R | 87 min | Drama
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.
21. Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)
PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy
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.
22. Evita (1996)
PG | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
23. Sleuth (1972)
PG | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller
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.
24. How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process.
25. Sugar & Spice (2001)
PG-13 | 81 min | Comedy, Crime
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.
27. Vanity Fair (2004)
PG-13 | 141 min | Drama
Growing up poor in London, Becky Sharp (Witherspoon) defies her poverty-stricken background and ascends the social ladder alongside her best friend, Amelia.
28. The Clique (2008 Video)
PG | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
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.
29. The Wings of the Dove (1997)
R | 102 min | Drama, Romance
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.
31. Pride and Prejudice (1940)
Passed | 118 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
32. A Place in the Sun (1951)
Passed | 122 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
A poor boy gets a job working for his rich uncle and ends up falling in love with two women.
33. The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
PG-13 | 144 min | Drama, Romance
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.
34. Mildred Pierce (1945)
Not Rated | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A hard-working mother inches towards disaster as she divorces her husband and starts a successful restaurant business to support her spoiled daughter.
35. The Young Philadelphians (1959)
Approved | 136 min | Drama
Up and coming, young lawyer Anthony Lawrence faces several ethical and emotional dilemmas as he climbs the Philadelphia social ladder. His personal and professional skills are tested as he ... See full summary »
36. Pecker (1998)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama
A Baltimore sandwich shop employee becomes an overnight sensation when a photographer's photos he's taken of his weird family become the latest rage in the art world. The young man is ... See full summary »
37. Masquerade (1988)
R | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
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 »
38. Little Voice (1998)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
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 »
39. Pride and Prejudice (1980 TV Mini-Series)
265 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
40. Being Julia (2004)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Set in '30s London, the film involves stage actors and their experiences with love and revenge.
41. Darling (1965)
TV-MA | 128 min | Drama, Romance
A beautiful but amoral model sleeps her way to the top of the London fashion scene at the height of the Swinging Sixties.
42. A Summer Place (1959)
Approved | 130 min | Drama, Romance
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.
43. B*A*P*S (1997)
PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy
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).
44. Anastasia (1956)
Unrated | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
45. Scandal (1989)
R | 106 min | Drama, History
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 »
46. Lady for a Night (1942)
Passed | 87 min | Drama, Romance
Gambling boat operator Jenny Blake throws over her gambler beau Jack Morgan in order to marry into high society.
47. Washington Square (1997)
PG | 115 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
48. Mahogany (1975)
PG | 109 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
49. The Ugly Dachshund (1966)
93 min | Comedy, Family
Fran Garrison's all in a tizzy because her prize Dachshund, Danke, is having pups, and she has hopes of one of the pups becoming a champion. But at the vet's, her husband Mark is talked ... See full summary »