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1. A Walk to Remember (2002)

PG | 101 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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35 Metascore

The story of two North Carolina teens, Landon Carter and Jamie Sullivan, who are thrown together after Landon gets into trouble and is made to do community service.

Writers: Nicholas Sparks, Karen Janszen | Director: Adam Shankman | Stars: Mandy Moore, Shane West, Peter Coyote, Daryl Hannah

2. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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75 Metascore

An estranged family of former child prodigies reunites when their father announces he is terminally ill.

Writers: Wes Anderson, Owen Wilson | Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Gene Hackman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Anjelica Huston, Ben Stiller

3. Finding Neverland (2004)

PG | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.8
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67 Metascore

The story of J.M. Barrie's friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan.

Writers: Allan Knee, David Magee | Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Julie Christie, Radha Mitchell

4. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

R | 160 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.6
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68 Metascore

Robert Ford, who's idolized Jesse James since childhood, tries hard to join the reforming gang of the Missouri outlaw, but gradually becomes resentful of the bandit leader.

Writers: Andrew Dominik, Ron Hansen | Director: Andrew Dominik | Stars: Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck, Sam Shepard, Mary-Louise Parker

5. The Ringer (2005)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Sport

5.8
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46 Metascore

A young guy's only option to erase a really bad debt is to rig the Special Olympics by posing as a contestant.

Writer: Ricky Blitt | Director: Barry W. Blaustein | Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Katherine Heigl, Brian Cox, Jed Rees

6. The Lives of Others (2006)

R | 137 min | Drama, Thriller

8.5
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89 Metascore

In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.

Writer: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck | Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck | Stars: Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur

7. Ed Wood (1994)

R | 127 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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70 Metascore

The mostly true story of the legendary director of awful movies and his strange group of friends and actors.

Writers: Rudolph Grey, Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Martin Landau, Sarah Jessica Parker, Patricia Arquette

8. Synecdoche, New York (2008)

R | 124 min | Drama

7.4
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67 Metascore

A theatre director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he creates a life-size replica of New York City inside a warehouse as part of his new play.

Writer: Charlie Kaufman | Director: Charlie Kaufman | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams, Catherine Keener

9. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008)

PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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63 Metascore

Carmen Lowell is working on the backstage of a play in Yale. When the lead actress and friend Julia invites her to travel to Vermont with her to work in a play with professional cast, she ... See full summary »

Writers: Elizabeth Chandler, Ann Brashares | Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: America Ferrera, Alexis Bledel, Amber Tamblyn, Blake Lively

10. The Third Man (1949)

Not Rated | 93 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller

8.4
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Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, black-market opportunist Harry Lime.

Writer: Graham Greene | Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Trevor Howard

11. The Box (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.6
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47 Metascore

A small wooden box arrives on the doorstep of a married couple, who know that opening it will grant them a million dollars and kill someone they don't know.

Writers: Richard Kelly, Richard Matheson | Director: Richard Kelly | Stars: Cameron Diaz, James Marsden, Frank Langella, James Rebhorn

12. Nicholas Nickleby (2002)

PG | 132 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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71 Metascore

A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-heartedly grasping uncle.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Douglas McGrath | Director: Douglas McGrath | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Jamie Bell, Christopher Plummer, Jim Broadbent

13. Along Came Polly (2004)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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44 Metascore

A buttoned up newlywed finds his too organized life falling into chaos when he falls in love with an old classmate.

Writer: John Hamburg | Director: John Hamburg | Stars: Ben Stiller, Jennifer Aniston, Debra Messing, Philip Seymour Hoffman

14. Dancer in the Dark (2000)

R | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

8.0
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61 Metascore

An east European girl goes to America with her young son, expecting it to be like a Hollywood film.

Writer: Lars von Trier | Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse, Peter Stormare

15. Henry's Crime (2010)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.0
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49 Metascore

Released from prison for a crime he didn't commit, an ex-con targets the same bank he was sent away for robbing.

Writers: Sacha Gervasi, David N. White, Stephen Hamel | Director: Malcolm Venville | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Vera Farmiga, James Caan, Judy Greer

16. The Producers (1967)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Musical

7.7
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97 Metascore

Producers Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom make money by producing a sure-fire flop.

Writer: Mel Brooks | Director: Mel Brooks | Stars: Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder, Dick Shawn, Kenneth Mars

17. Quills (2000)

R | 124 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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70 Metascore

In a Napoleonic era insane asylum, an inmate, the irrepressible Marquis De Sade, fights a battle of wills against a tyrannically prudish doctor.

Writer: Doug Wright | Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Kate Winslet, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Caine

18. Me and Orson Welles (2008)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama

6.8
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73 Metascore

A teenager is cast in the Mercury Theatre production of "Julius Caesar" directed by a young Orson Welles in 1937.

Writers: Holly Gent Palmo, Robert Kaplow, Vincent Palmo Jr. | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Zac Efron, Claire Danes, Christian McKay, Zoe Kazan

19. Scarface (1932)

Passed | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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An ambitious and near insanely violent gangster climbs the ladder of success in the mob, but his weaknesses prove to be his downfall.

Writers: Armitage Trail, Ben Hecht, Seton I. Miller, John Lee Mahin, W.R. Burnett | Directors: Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson | Stars: Paul Muni, Ann Dvorak, Karen Morley, Osgood Perkins

20. Were the World Mine (2008)

Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

7.1
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A bullied and demoralized gay student at an all-boys school uses a magical flower derived from Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream' to turn many in his community gay, including a comely rugby player for himself.

Writers: Cory Krueckeberg, Tom Gustafson, William Shakespeare | Director: Tom Gustafson | Stars: Tanner Cohen, Wendy Robie, Judy McLane, Zelda Williams

21. Tetro (2009)

R | 127 min | Drama

6.9
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65 Metascore

Bennie travels to Buenos Aires to find his long-missing older brother, a once-promising writer who is now a remnant of his former self. Bennie's discovery of his brother's near-finished play might hold the answer to understanding their shared past and renewing their bond.

Writers: Mauricio Kartun, Francis Ford Coppola | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Vincent Gallo, Alden Ehrenreich, Maribel Verdú, Silvia Pérez

22. Full Frontal (2002)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Romance

4.8
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45 Metascore

A day in the life of a group of men and women in Hollywood, in the hours leading up to a friend's birthday party.

Writer: Coleman Hough | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Julia Roberts, David Hyde Pierce, David Duchovny, Nicky Katt

23. Room at the Top (2012– )

120 min | Drama

6.9
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Stars: Matthew McNulty, Tom Brooke, Julia Ford, Peter Wight

24. Roma (1972)

R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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A fluid, unconnected and sometimes chaotic procession of scenes detailing the various people and events of life in Italy's capital.

Writers: Federico Fellini, Bernardino Zapponi | Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Britta Barnes, Peter Gonzales Falcon, Fiona Florence, Pia De Doses

25. Melinda and Melinda (2004)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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54 Metascore

Two alternating stories about Melinda's (Mitchell) attempts to straighten out her life.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Will Ferrell, Vinessa Shaw, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Wallace Shawn

26. Driving Lessons (2006)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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56 Metascore

A coming of age story about a shy teenage boy trying to escape from the influence of his domineering mother. His world changes when he begins to work for a retired actress.

Writer: Jeremy Brock | Director: Jeremy Brock | Stars: Rupert Grint, Laura Linney, Julie Walters, Fay Cohen

27. Surviving Christmas (2004)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

5.2
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19 Metascore

A lonely, obnoxious young millionaire pays a family to spend Christmas with him.

Writers: Deborah Kaplan, Harry Elfont, J.R. Ventimilia, Joshua Sternin | Director: Mike Mitchell | Stars: Ben Affleck, Christina Applegate, James Gandolfini, Catherine O'Hara

28. Jack the Ripper (1988– )

190 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A Scotland Yard police inspector, battling the booze, investigates the Jack the Ripper murders and discovers a conspiracy that leads all the way up to the queen.

Stars: Michael Caine, Armand Assante, Ray McAnally, Lewis Collins

29. Jules and Jim (1962)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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Decades of a love triangle concerning two friends and an impulsive woman.

Writers: Henri-Pierre Roché, François Truffaut, Jean Gruault | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, Henri Serre, Vanna Urbino

30. Joe Somebody (2001)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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42 Metascore

When Joe is beat up by a co-worker in front of his daughter on "Bring Your Child To Work Day", he decides to fight back.

Writer: John Scott Shepherd | Director: John Pasquin | Stars: Tim Allen, Julie Bowen, Kelly Lynch, Greg Germann

31. Little Women (1933)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.4
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Little Women is a "coming of age" drama tracing the lives of four sisters: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. During the American Civil War, the girls father is away serving as a minister to the troops... See full summary »

Writers: Louisa May Alcott, Sarah Y. Mason, Victor Heerman | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Joan Bennett, Paul Lukas, Edna May Oliver

32. Outrageous Fortune (1987)

R | 99 min | Comedy

6.0
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Lauren and Sandy are total opposites who end up in the same acting class and who don't know they are sharing a lover. When he disappears under mysterious circumstances they refuse to ... See full summary »

Writer: Leslie Dixon | Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Shelley Long, Bette Midler, Peter Coyote, Robert Prosky

33. The Band Wagon (1953)

Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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A pretentiously artistic director is hired for a new Broadway musical and changes it beyond recognition.

Writers: Betty Comden, Adolph Green | Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Oscar Levant, Nanette Fabray

34. I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With (2006)

R | 80 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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60 Metascore

About a man who has trouble with his job, trouble with women, and uses food to deal with it all.

Writer: Jeff Garlin | Director: Jeff Garlin | Stars: Jeff Garlin, Sarah Silverman, Bonnie Hunt, Dan Castellaneta

35. Stage Door (1937)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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A boardinghouse full of aspiring actresses and their ambitions, dreams and disappointments.

Writers: Morrie Ryskind, Anthony Veiller, Edna Ferber, George S. Kaufman | Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, Gail Patrick

36. You Can't Have Everything (1937)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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Starving playwright Judith Wells meets playboy writer of musicals, George Macrae, over a plate of stolen spaghetti. He persuades producer Sam Gordon to buy her ridiculous play "North Winds"... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Tugend, Jack Yellen, Karl Tunberg, Gregory Ratoff | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Alice Faye, The Ritz Brothers, Don Ameche, Charles Winninger

37. The Last Metro (1980)

PG | 131 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.4
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In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs.

Writers: François Truffaut, Suzanne Schiffman, Jean-Claude Grumberg | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu, Jean Poiret, Andréa Ferréol

38. Three (2010)

119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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55 Metascore

A Berlin-set drama centered on a 40-something couple who, separately, fall in love with the same man.

Writer: Tom Tykwer | Director: Tom Tykwer | Stars: Sophie Rois, Sebastian Schipper, Devid Striesow, Angela Winkler

39. Just Say Love (2009)

Not Rated | 75 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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After what is supposed to be a no-strings hook up, two men discuss their dreams, what ideal happiness might be like, and maybe a future together.

Writers: Bill Humphreys, David J. Mauriello | Director: Bill Humphreys | Stars: Bill Humphreys, Matthew Jaeger, Robert Mammana

40. Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983)

132 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Two friends, attempting to start-up their own photo studio, come across shady dealings, corruption and murder, and must fight to bring the guilty to light.

Writers: Ranjit Kapoor, Satish Kaushik, Sudhir Mishra, Kundan Shah | Director: Kundan Shah | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Bhakti Barve, Satish Shah

41. Room Service (1938)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy

6.7
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A penniless theatrical producer must outwit the hotel efficiency expert trying to evict him from his room, while securing a backer for his new play.

Writers: Morrie Ryskind, John Murray, Allen Boretz | Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, The Marx Brothers

42. Nobody's Fool (1986)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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Cassie has a miserable job in a bar, is lonely and depressed. Her boyfriend left her when she told him that she's pregnant. After several failed suicide attempts she'd given away her baby ... See full summary »

Writer: Beth Henley | Director: Evelyn Purcell | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Eric Roberts, Mare Winningham, Jim Youngs

43. Pippin: His Life and Times (1981 TV Movie)

112 min | History, Musical, Romance

7.5
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At the goading of the ominous and omnipresent Leading Player, Pippin, the eldest son of King Charlemagne, samples life's pleasures to discover his place in the world and the meaning of his life.

Writer: Roger O. Hirson | Director: David Sheehan | Stars: Ben Vereen, William Katt, Leslie Denniston, Benjamin Rayson

44. Eastern Plays (2009)

83 min | Drama

7.3
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Through Georgi (a juvenile) and Itso (an adult), we take a quick glance (about one and a half hour quick) at what happens in post cold-war Bulgaria.

Writer: Kamen Kalev | Director: Kamen Kalev | Stars: Christo Christov, Ovanes Torosian, Saadet Aksoy, Nikolina Iancheva

45. Lucky Break (2001)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.2
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48 Metascore

Under the leadership of a small-time bank robber, British inmates hatch a plan to escape by staging a musical.

Writers: Ronan Bennett, Stephen Fry | Director: Peter Cattaneo | Stars: Ron Cook, Frank Harper, James Nesbitt, Olivia Williams

46. Hamlet (1964)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama

8.3
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Writers: Grigori Kozintsev, Boris Pasternak, William Shakespeare | Director: Grigori Kozintsev | Stars: Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Mikhail Nazvanov, Elza Radzina, Yuri Tolubeyev

47. Never Say Macbeth (2007)

86 min | Comedy

7.0
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Danny Teller, a high school science teacher, shows up at auditions for Macbeth trying to get his girlfriend back. But the director mistakes Danny's story of love for a passionate acting ... See full summary »

Writer: Joe Tyler Gold | Director: Christopher J. Prouty | Stars: Tammy Caplan, John Combs, Scott Conte, Bayard Crawley

48. Cloaca (2003 TV Movie)

108 min | Drama, Comedy

7.6
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Four old college friends in their forties come together in a time of trouble and despair. Old joy relives, but the harsh reality of their problems can't satisfy them and eventually endangers their friendships.

Writer: Maria Goos | Director: Willem van de Sande Bakhuyzen | Stars: Peter Blok, Pierre Bokma, Gijs Scholten van Aschat, Jaap Spijkers

49. Macaroni (1985)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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A businessman from the United States returns to Italy for the first time in four decades only to discover that an old girlfriend of his, along with her brother, have involved him in a massive hoax.

Writers: Ruggero Maccari, Furio Scarpelli, Ettore Scola | Director: Ettore Scola | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Marcello Mastroianni, Daria Nicolodi, Isa Danieli

50. P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang. (1982 TV Movie)

PG | 85 min | Comedy

7.2
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The plot of one of the early Channel Four films is sweet and simple. Boy likes girl at school, but is too embarrassed to confront her. Alan relates everything to a running cricket ... See full summary »

Writer: Jack Rosenthal | Director: Michael Apted | Stars: John Albasiny, Alison Steadman, Abigail Cruttenden, Maurice Dee