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1. Modern Family (2009– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.5
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Three different, but related families face trials and tribulations in their own uniquely comedic ways.

Stars: Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen, Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Votes: 246,584

2. Animal Kingdom (2016– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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The series centers on 17-year-old Joshua "J" Cody, who moves in with his freewheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother dies of a heroin overdose. Headed by... See full summary »

Stars: Molly Gordon, Daniella Alonso, Ellen Barkin, Scott Speedman

Votes: 4,325

3. Baywatch (1989–2001)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Drama

5.1
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Television series about a cadre of attractive lifeguards who patrol a crowded recreational beach.

Stars: David Hasselhoff, Pamela Anderson, Yasmine Bleeth, Jeremy Jackson

Votes: 18,843

4. Inherent Vice (2014)

R | 148 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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81 Metascore

In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Katherine Waterston

Votes: 62,440 | Gross: $8.09M

5. Savages (2012)

R | 131 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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59 Metascore

Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively, Benicio Del Toro

Votes: 104,546 | Gross: $47.31M

6. Veronica Mars (2004–2007)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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After her best friend is murdered and her father is removed as county sheriff, Veronica Mars dedicates her life to cracking the toughest mysteries in the affluent town of Neptune.

Stars: Kristen Bell, Percy Daggs III, Jason Dohring, Francis Capra

Votes: 55,678

7. Southland (2009–2013)

TV-MA | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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The lives of Police Officers working for the Los Angeles Police Department.

Stars: Michael Cudlitz, Shawn Hatosy, Regina King, Ben McKenzie

Votes: 20,645

8. Blow (2001)

R | 124 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.6
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52 Metascore

The story of George Jung, the man who established the American cocaine market in the 1970s.

Director: Ted Demme | Stars: Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Franka Potente, Rachel Griffiths

Votes: 198,633 | Gross: $52.94M

9. Three's Company (1976–1984)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.5
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The misadventures of two women and one man living in one apartment and their neighbors.

Stars: John Ritter, Joyce DeWitt, Suzanne Somers, Richard Kline

Votes: 8,471

10. CHiPs (1977–1983)

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

6.4
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The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers.

Stars: Erik Estrada, Larry Wilcox, Robert Pine, Paul Linke

Votes: 4,625

11. Valentine's Day (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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34 Metascore

Intertwining couples and singles in Los Angeles break-up and make-up based on the pressures and expectations of Valentine's Day.

Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Julia Roberts, Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Alba

Votes: 95,684 | Gross: $110.48M

12. Orange County (2002)

PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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48 Metascore

A guidance counselor mistakenly sends out the wrong transcripts to Stanford University under the name of an over-achieving high schooler.

Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: Colin Hanks, Jack Black, Schuyler Fisk, Bret Harrison

Votes: 41,589 | Gross: $41.03M

13. Christine (1983)

R | 110 min | Horror

6.6
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A nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul, Robert Prosky

Votes: 50,463 | Gross: $21.20M

14. Southland Tales (2006)

R | 145 min | Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.5
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44 Metascore

During a three day heat wave just before a huge 4th of July celebration, an action star stricken with amnesia meets up with a porn star who is developing her own reality TV project, and a policeman who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.

Director: Richard Kelly | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Seann William Scott, Carlos Amezcua

Votes: 32,727 | Gross: $0.27M

15. The Kids Are All Right (2010)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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86 Metascore

Two children conceived by artificial insemination bring their biological father into their non-traditional family life.

Director: Lisa Cholodenko | Stars: Annette Bening, Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Mia Wasikowska

Votes: 110,850 | Gross: $20.80M

16. The Hills Have Eyes (1977)

X | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

6.4
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On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Suze Lanier-Bramlett, Robert Houston, John Steadman, Janus Blythe

Votes: 21,812

17. Inland Empire (2006)

R | 180 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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72 Metascore

As an actress starts to adopt the persona of her character in a film, her world starts to become nightmarish and surreal.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Laura Dern, Jeremy Irons, Justin Theroux, Karolina Gruszka

Votes: 42,201

18. Troop Beverly Hills (1989)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy

5.5
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As Phyllis, a Beverly Hills housewife, is in the middle of a divorce, she tries to find focus in her life by taking over her daughter Hannah's Wilderness Girl troop. Among the girls are ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Kanew | Stars: Shelley Long, Craig T. Nelson, Betty Thomas, Mary Gross

Votes: 7,506 | Gross: $8.51M

19. Five Easy Pieces (1970)

R | 98 min | Drama

7.5
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A drop-out from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil-rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest.

Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Billy Green Bush, Fannie Flagg

Votes: 25,481

20. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino, with the help of police snitch, Huggy Bear.

Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas, Bernie Hamilton

Votes: 4,773

21. Rubber (2010)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

5.8
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59 Metascore

A homicidal car tire, discovering it has destructive psionic power, sets its sights on a desert town once a mysterious woman becomes its obsession.

Director: Quentin Dupieux | Stars: Stephen Spinella, Roxane Mesquida, Wings Hauser, Jack Plotnick

Votes: 26,304 | Gross: $0.10M

22. Crossing Over (2009)

R | 113 min | Drama

6.8
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38 Metascore

Crossing Over is a multi-character canvas about immigrants of different nationalities struggling to achieve legal status in Los Angeles. The film deals with the border, document fraud, the ... See full summary »

Director: Wayne Kramer | Stars: Harrison Ford, Ashley Judd, Ray Liotta, Jim Sturgess

Votes: 19,680 | Gross: $0.45M

23. Short Cuts (1993)

R | 187 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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79 Metascore

The day-to-day lives of a number of suburban Los Angeles residents.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Andie MacDowell, Julianne Moore, Tim Robbins, Bruce Davison

Votes: 35,262 | Gross: $6.11M

24. Shelter (II) (2007)

R | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.9
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66 Metascore

When his college dreams are sidelined by family obligations, a young man finds comfort in surfing with his best friend's brother.

Director: Jonah Markowitz | Stars: Trevor Wright, Brad Rowe, Tina Holmes, Jackson Wurth

Votes: 15,894 | Gross: $0.14M

25. That's What I Am (2011)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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53 Metascore

A coming-of-age story set in 1965 that follows 12-year-old Andy Nichol (Chase Ellison), a bright student who, like most kids his age, will do anything to avoid conflict for fear of ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Pavone | Stars: Ed Harris, Chase Ellison, Molly Parker, Daniel Roebuck

Votes: 8,971

26. Kaboom (2010)

Unrated | 86 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

5.7
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64 Metascore

A sci-fi story centered on the sexual awakening of a group of college students.

Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: Thomas Dekker, Haley Bennett, Chris Zylka, Roxane Mesquida

Votes: 10,579 | Gross: $0.12M

27. Nobody Walks (2012)

R | 83 min | Drama

5.4
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51 Metascore

A Silver Lake family's relaxed dynamic is tested after they take in a young artist so she can complete her art film.

Director: Ry Russo-Young | Stars: John Krasinski, Olivia Thirlby, Rosemarie DeWitt, India Ennenga

Votes: 4,142 | Gross: $0.02M

28. Nowhere (1997)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Follows a day in the lives of a group of high school kids Los Angeles and the strange lives they lead.

Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: James Duval, Rachel True, Nathan Bexton, Chiara Mastroianni

Votes: 6,687 | Gross: $0.03M

29. Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Documentary film-maker Bob Sanders and his wife Carol attend a group therapy session that serves as the backdrop for the opening scenes of the film. Returning to their Los Angeles home, the... See full summary »

Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Natalie Wood, Robert Culp, Elliott Gould, Dyan Cannon

Votes: 3,933

30. A Better Life (2011)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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64 Metascore

A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while trying to give his son the opportunities he never had.

Director: Chris Weitz | Stars: Demián Bichir, José Julián, Eddie 'Piolin' Sotelo, Joaquín Cosio

Votes: 13,201 | Gross: $1.75M

31. Cutter's Way (1981)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Richard spots a man dumping a body, and decides to expose the man he thinks is the culprit with his friend Alex Cutter.

Director: Ivan Passer | Stars: Jeff Bridges, John Heard, Lisa Eichhorn, Ann Dusenberry

Votes: 3,598

32. King of California (2007)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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63 Metascore

An unstable dad who after getting out of a mental institution tries to convince his daughter that there's Spanish gold buried somewhere under suburbia.

Director: Mike Cahill | Stars: Michael Douglas, Evan Rachel Wood, Willis Burks II, Laura Kachergus

Votes: 19,877 | Gross: $0.26M

33. Lifeguard (I) (1976)

PG | 96 min | Drama

6.6
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Rick is in his 30s, but still works full-time as a lifeguard on the beaches of Los Angeles in California. He enjoys the fun of it, but even more the silent moments. However when he meets ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Sam Elliott, Anne Archer, Stephen Young, Parker Stevenson

Votes: 788

34. Gigantic (2010–2011)

30 min | Drama, Family

5.5
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A half-hour dramedy that takes a fictional look at the glitzy, chaotic and often hilarious life of being a Hollywood "it" kid. Set in the world of the Hollywood elite packed with A-list ... See full summary »

Stars: Tony Oller, Ryan Rottman, Grace Gummer, Jolene Purdy

Votes: 239

35. A Bag of Hammers (2011)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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50 Metascore

Two misfit best friends incapable of growing up, whose direction is tested by an abandoned child worn beyond his years. Together they invent the family they've always needed.

Director: Brian Crano | Stars: Jason Ritter, Jake Sandvig, Chandler Canterbury, Rebecca Hall

Votes: 2,517

36. CHiPs '99 (1998 TV Movie)

120 min | Crime, Drama

5.3
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Ponch has returned to the police force, and is determined to help his friend Jon in investigating various car thefts.

Director: Jon Cassar | Stars: Larry Wilcox, Erik Estrada, Robert Pine, Paul Korver

Votes: 425

37. White T (2013)

R | 94 min | Comedy

5.4
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Herbert & Henry (Jerod and Jamal Mixon) are twin brothers with dreams to become the biggest rap stars in the game. Their chance at super-stardom comes after they buy a T-shirt with a ... See full summary »

Director: Lance Frank | Stars: Jamal Mixon, Jerod Mixon, Eric Roberts, Deion Sanders

Votes: 549

38. Panic in Year Zero! (1962)

93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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A family of four leaves Los Angeles for a camping trip just before a nuclear bomb destroys the city. As lawlessness prevails, the father must fight to keep his family alive.

Director: Ray Milland | Stars: Ray Milland, Jean Hagen, Frankie Avalon, Mary Mitchel

Votes: 2,548

39. Spooner (2009)

R | 83 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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Facing eviction from his parent's home on his 30th birthday, a socially awkward guy meets the girl of his dreams and creates his own rules for growing up.

Director: Drake Doremus | Stars: Matthew Lillard, Nora Zehetner, Shea Whigham, Christopher McDonald

Votes: 493

40. Surfwise (2007)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Sport

7.3
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72 Metascore

Doug Pray explores the life of surfer Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz.

Director: Doug Pray | Stars: Juliette Paskowitz, David Paskowitz, Jonathan Paskowitz, Abraham Paskowitz

Votes: 1,156 | Gross: $0.27M

41. Green Flash (2008 Video)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

4.5
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At the ripe old age of 30, Cameron Day has given up his chances at pro-basketball fame and settled into an aimless life. A chance encounter with a beautiful woman lands him smack in the ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Nihipali Jr. | Stars: David Charvet, Torrey DeVitto, Kristin Cavallari, Brody Hutzler

Votes: 339

42. Bukowski: Born into This (2003)

R | 130 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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77 Metascore

Documentary on Charles Bukowski, author of 'Notes of a Dirty Old Man', 'Love Is a Dog from Hell', and the autobiographical novels, 'Women', 'Hollywood', and 'Post Office'.

Director: John Dullaghan | Stars: Charles Bukowski, Bono, John Bryan, Linda Lee Bukowski

Votes: 2,838 | Gross: $0.30M

43. Waking (I) (2013)

95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

5.9
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A young engaged man on the verge of success meets a beautiful woman he can inexplicably connect with in his dreams.

Director: Ben Shelton | Stars: Skyler Caleb, Meg Cionni, Tim Daly, Jean Smart

Votes: 196

44. Saltwater (2012)

81 min | Romance

4.6
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This American Indie drama follows several endearing characters as they wade through life seeking happiness, peace and ultimately, love. Will (Ronnie Kerr, Vampire Boys 2, Shut Up and Kiss ... See full summary »

Director: Charlie Vaughn | Stars: Ronnie Kerr, Ian Roberts, Bruce L. Hart, Berna Roberts

Votes: 192

45. The Journey of Jared Price (2000)

Unrated | 95 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Along a young man's search for independence and sexual discovery are deceit, loneliness and perhaps a chance to love.

Director: Dustin Lance Black | Stars: Corey Spears, Steve Tyler, Josh Jacobson, Rocki Craigg

Votes: 1,934

46. The Next Voice You Hear... (1950)

83 min | Drama

6.5
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Over a period of a week the voice of God is heard on radios all over the world.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: James Whitmore, Nancy Reagan, Gary Gray, Lillian Bronson

Votes: 602

47. Lucky Bastard (2009)

90 min | Drama, Romance

4.4
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Rusty is a successful architect with the life of his dreams. However, when his boyfriend leaves town, Rusty meets a mysterious drifter names Denny who opens Rusty up to a strange new world.

Director: Everett Lewis | Stars: Patrick Tatten, Dale Dymkoski, Timothy Ryan Cole, Johnny Kostrey

Votes: 428

48. The Art of Being Straight (2008)

67 min | Comedy, Drama

5.0
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A sexy, comedic drama about two college friends questioning their careers and sexuality in east Los Angeles.

Director: Jesse Rosen | Stars: Jesse Janzen, Tyler Jenich, Bryan McGowan, Jared Grey

Votes: 547 | Gross: $0.01M

49. Marshal Law (1996 TV Movie)

R | 96 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

4.5
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In the hills not far from Los Angeles, a new, fresh, secure housing area has been built by former U.S. Marshal Jack Coleman and a friend. An escaped convict, Cougar and a band of ten ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Cornwell | Stars: Jimmy Smits, James Le Gros, Kristy Swanson, Vonte Sweet

Votes: 242

50. Ted & Venus (1991)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.0
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Ted Whitley is a poet who is stalking the woman of his dreams, Linda Turner. She was volunteering at a community resource project when he came in to find out about low cost housing.

Director: Bud Cort | Stars: Bud Cort, James Brolin, Kim Adams, Carol Kane

Votes: 167