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1. Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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88 Metascore

A washed-up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself in the days leading up to the opening of his Broadway play.

Writers: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo, Raymond Carver | Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu | Stars: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough

2. Mom (2013– )

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Centers on Christy, a newly sober single mom who tries to pull her life together in Napa Valley.

Creators: Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, Gemma Baker | Stars: Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Sadie Calvano, Matt Jones

3. Jerry Maguire (1996)

R | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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77 Metascore

When a sports agent has a moral epiphany and is fired for expressing it, he decides to put his new philosophy to the test as an independent with the only athlete who stays with him.

Writer: Cameron Crowe | Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Renée Zellweger, Kelly Preston

4. Sleepless in Seattle (1993)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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72 Metascore

A recently widowed man's son calls a radio talk-show in an attempt to find his father a partner.

Writers: Jeff Arch, Nora Ephron, David S. Ward | Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Ross Malinger, Rita Wilson

5. Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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52 Metascore

A writer impulsively buys a villa in Tuscany in order to change her life.

Writers: Frances Mayes, Audrey Wells | Director: Audrey Wells | Stars: Diane Lane, Raoul Bova, Sandra Oh, Lindsay Duncan

6. I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)

R | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

6.7
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65 Metascore

A cop turns con man once he comes out of the closet. Once imprisoned, he meets the second love of his life, whom he'll stop at nothing to be with.

Writers: John Requa, Glenn Ficarra, Steve McVicker | Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa | Stars: Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor, Leslie Mann, Rodrigo Santoro

7. The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)

PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sport

6.7
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47 Metascore

A down-and-out golfer attempts to recover his game and his life with help from a mystical caddy.

Writers: Steven Pressfield, Jeremy Leven | Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Will Smith, Matt Damon, Charlize Theron, Bruce McGill

8. The Big Chill (1983)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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62 Metascore

A group of seven former college friends gather for a weekend reunion at a South Carolina winter house after the funeral of one of their friends.

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, Barbara Benedek | Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, William Hurt

9. The Brothers Bloom (2008)

PG-13 | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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55 Metascore

The Brothers Bloom are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust and intrigue. Now they've decided to take on one last job - showing a beautiful and eccentric heiress the time of her life with a romantic adventure that takes them around the world.

Writer: Rian Johnson | Director: Rian Johnson | Stars: Rachel Weisz, Adrien Brody, Mark Ruffalo, Rinko Kikuchi

10. Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.

Writers: Nancy Price, Ronald Bass | Director: Joseph Ruben | Stars: Julia Roberts, Patrick Bergin, Kevin Anderson, Elizabeth Lawrence

11. Red Eye (2005)

PG-13 | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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71 Metascore

A woman is kidnapped by a stranger on a routine flight. Threatened by the potential murder of her father, she is pulled into a plot to assist her captor in offing a politician.

Writers: Carl Ellsworth, Dan Foos | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Rachel McAdams, Cillian Murphy, Brian Cox, Laura Johnson

12. To Catch a Thief (1955)

Approved | 106 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

7.5
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When a reformed jewel thief is suspected of returning to his former occupation, he must ferret out the real thief in order to prove his innocence.

Writers: John Michael Hayes, David Dodge | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis, John Williams

13. Poetic Justice (1993)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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51 Metascore

In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.

Writer: John Singleton | Director: John Singleton | Stars: Janet Jackson, Tupac Shakur, Regina King, Joe Torry

14. Psycho II (1983)

R | 113 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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After twenty-two years of psychiatric care, Norman Bates attempts to return to a life of solitude... but the specters of his crimes -- and his mother -- continue to haunt him.

Writers: Tom Holland, Robert Bloch | Director: Richard Franklin | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, Meg Tilly, Robert Loggia

15. The First Wives Club (1996)

PG | 103 min | Comedy

6.1
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58 Metascore

Reunited by the death of a college friend, three divorced women seek revenge on the husbands who left them for younger women.

Writers: Olivia Goldsmith, Robert Harling | Director: Hugh Wilson | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler, Diane Keaton, Maggie Smith

16. Premonition (I) (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

5.9
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29 Metascore

Depressed housewife learns her husband was killed in a car accident the day previously, awakens the next morning to find him alive and well at home, and then awakens the next day after to a world in which he is still dead.

Writer: Bill Kelly | Director: Mennan Yapo | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Julian McMahon, Amber Valletta, Shyann McClure

17. The Shipping News (2001)

R | 111 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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47 Metascore

An emotionally-beaten man with his young daughter moves to his ancestral home in Newfoundland to reclaim his life.

Writers: Annie Proulx, Robert Nelson Jacobs | Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Julianne Moore, Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett

18. Return to Me (2000)

PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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54 Metascore

A man who falls in love with the woman who received his wife's heart must decide which woman it is who holds his heart.

Writers: Bonnie Hunt, Don Lake, Andrew Stern, Samantha Goodman | Director: Bonnie Hunt | Stars: David Duchovny, Minnie Driver, Carroll O'Connor, Robert Loggia

19. Shane (1953)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, Romance, Western

7.7
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A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smoldering settler/rancher conflict forces him to act.

Writers: A.B. Guthrie Jr., Jack Sher, Jack Schaefer | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur, Van Heflin, Brandon De Wilde

20. The Woodsman (2004)

R | 87 min | Drama

7.3
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72 Metascore

A child molester returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life.

Writers: Steven Fechter, Nicole Kassell | Director: Nicole Kassell | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, Yasiin Bey, David Alan Grier

21. Private Benjamin (1980)

R | 109 min | Comedy, War

6.0
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A sheltered young high society woman joins the United States Army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected.

Writers: Nancy Meyers, Charles Shyer, Harvey Miller | Director: Howard Zieff | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Eileen Brennan, Armand Assante, Robert Webber

22. What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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The story of rock singer Tina Turner and how she rose to stardom with her abusive husband Ike Turner and how she gained the courage to break free.

Writers: Tina Turner, Kurt Loder, Kate Lanier | Director: Brian Gibson | Stars: Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, Rae'Ven Larrymore Kelly, Virginia Capers

23. Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)

PG | 112 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A recently widowed woman is on the road with her precocious young son, determined to make a new life for herself as a singer.

Writer: Robert Getchell | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Kris Kristofferson, Mia Bendixsen, Alfred Lutter III

24. Married to the Mob (1988)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.1
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71 Metascore

An undercover FBI agent falls in love with a recently widowed mafia wife seeking to start her life over after her husband's murder and who is also pursued by a libidinous mafia kingpin seeking to claim her for himself.

Writers: Barry Strugatz, Mark R. Burns | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Alec Baldwin, Paul Lazar, Captain Haggerty

25. I Stand Alone (1998)

Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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A horse meat butcher's life and mind begins to breakdown as he lashes out against various factions of society while attempting to reconnect with his estranged daughter.

Writer: Gaspar Noé | Director: Gaspar Noé | Stars: Philippe Nahon, Blandine Lenoir, Frankie Pain, Martine Audrain

26. Pure Country (1992)

PG | 112 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.8
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Dusty Chandler (Strait) is a super star in the country music world, but his shows have the style of a '70s rock concert. One day he takes a walk - out of his overdone concerts to find his ... See full summary »

Writer: Rex McGee | Director: Christopher Cain | Stars: George Strait, Lesley Ann Warren, Isabel Glasser, Kyle Chandler

27. Smoke (1995)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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70 Metascore

A Brooklyn smoke shop is the center of neighborhood activity, and the stories of its customers.

Writer: Paul Auster | Directors: Wayne Wang, Paul Auster | Stars: Harvey Keitel, William Hurt, Giancarlo Esposito, José Zúñiga

28. The Goodbye Girl (1977)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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After being dumped by her live-in boyfriend, an unemployed dancer and her 10-year-old daughter are reluctantly forced to live with a struggling off-Broadway actor.

Writer: Neil Simon | Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason, Quinn Cummings, Paul Benedict

29. The Passenger (1975)

PG-13 | 119 min | Drama

7.7
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90 Metascore

A frustrated war correspondent, unable to find the war he's been asked to cover, takes the risky path of co-opting the I.D. of a dead arms dealer acquaintance.

Writers: Mark Peploe, Peter Wollen, Michelangelo Antonioni, Miguel De Echarri | Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre, Ian Hendry

30. Best Laid Plans (1999)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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40 Metascore

A seemingly simple plan to steal money goes increasingly awry.

Writer: Ted Griffin | Director: Mike Barker | Stars: Alessandro Nivola, Reese Witherspoon, Josh Brolin, Gene Wolande

31. Early Spring (1956)

144 min | Drama

8.0
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A young man and his wife struggle within the confines of their passionless relationship while he has an extramarital romance.

Writers: Kôgo Noda, Yasujirô Ozu | Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Chikage Awashima, Ryô Ikebe, Teiji Takahashi, Keiko Kishi

32. Murphy's Romance (1985)

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

6.9
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Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going ... See full summary »

Writers: Max Schott, Harriet Frank Jr., Irving Ravetch | Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Sally Field, James Garner, Brian Kerwin, Corey Haim

33. Bliss (1997)

R | 103 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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The sex therapist, Spaulding Gray, is very successful. Beautiful women are lining up to see him. He seduces his clients. And they are all very happy. He has a secret technique, which is not that secret.

Writer: Lance Young | Director: Lance Young | Stars: Craig Sheffer, Terence Stamp, Sheryl Lee, Casey Siemaszko

34. Age of Consent (1969)

R | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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An elderly artist thinks he has become too stale and is past his prime. His friend (and agent) persuades him to go to an offshore island to try once more. On the island he re-discovers his ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Yeldham, Norman Lindsay | Director: Michael Powell | Stars: James Mason, Helen Mirren, Jack MacGowran, Neva Carr-Glynn

35. An Unmarried Woman (1978)

R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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A wealthy woman from Manhattan's Upper East Side struggles to deal with her new identity and her sexuality after her husband of 16 years leaves her for a younger woman.

Writer: Paul Mazursky | Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Jill Clayburgh, Alan Bates, Michael Murphy, Cliff Gorman

36. Stroszek (1977)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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In Berlin, an alcoholic man, recently released from prison, joins his elderly friend and a prostitute in a determined dream to leave Germany and seek a better life in Wisconsin.

Writer: Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Bruno S., Eva Mattes, Clemens Scheitz, Wilhelm von Homburg

37. Unhook the Stars (1996)

R | 103 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Character study about Mildred, an elderly woman who has spent her life caring for others. When her daughter finally leaves home, she finds that, for the first time in her life, she has ... See full summary »

Writers: Helen Caldwell, Nick Cassavetes | Director: Nick Cassavetes | Stars: Gena Rowlands, Marisa Tomei, Gérard Depardieu, Jake Lloyd

38. Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1960)

112 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.5
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Drama critic Larry McKay, his wife Kay, and their four sons move from their crowded Manhattan apartment to an old house in the country. While housewife Kay settles into suburban life, Larry... See full summary »

Writers: Isobel Lennart, Jean Kerr | Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Doris Day, David Niven, Janis Paige, Spring Byington

39. Comedian (2002)

R | 82 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.0
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62 Metascore

A look at the work of two stand-up comics, Jerry Seinfeld and a lesser-known newcomer, detailing the effort and frustration behind putting together a successful act and career while living a life on the road.

Director: Christian Charles | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Garry Shandling, Greg Giraldo

40. Starting Over (1979)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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A divorced man falls in love, but somehow he can't get over his ex-wife. This affects his love life in comic ways. Based on Dan Wakefield's novel.

Writers: Dan Wakefield, James L. Brooks | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Jill Clayburgh, Candice Bergen, Charles Durning

41. The Rain People (1969)

R | 101 min | Drama

6.9
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Having discovered that she is pregnant, Natalie Ravenna (Shirley Knight), a Long Island housewife panics and leaves home to see if she might just possibly have made something different out ... See full summary »

Writer: Francis Ford Coppola | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: James Caan, Shirley Knight, Robert Duvall, Marya Zimmet

42. Love Liza (2002)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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58 Metascore

Following the unexplained suicide of his wife Liza, a web designer turns to gasoline fumes and remote-control airplanes while avoiding an inevitable conflict with his mother-in-law.

Writer: Gordy Hoffman | Director: Todd Louiso | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Annie Morgan, Kathy Bates, J.D. Walsh

43. To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday (1996)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Fantasy

5.7
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David loves his wife, Gillian. Unfortunately, she died two years ago. David deals with his grief by continuing his romance with Gillian during walks with her "ghost" on the beach at night. ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Brady, David E. Kelley | Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Peter Gallagher, Michelle Pfeiffer, Claire Danes, Laurie Fortier

44. Lennon Naked (2010 TV Movie)

82 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.0
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A profile of John Lennon in the late 1960s as the Beatles are set to fall apart.

Writer: Robert Jones | Director: Edmund Coulthard | Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Christopher Fairbank, Allan Corduner, Andrew Scott

45. Author! Author! (1982)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.1
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While facing the stress of his play being produced on Broadway, a playwright deals with having to raise his son, his stepdaughters, and his stepsons.

Writer: Israel Horovitz | Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Al Pacino, Dyan Cannon, Tuesday Weld, Bob Dishy

46. Men Don't Leave (1990)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama

6.7
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A mother of two sons finds life considerably difficult on her own after the death of her beloved husband. Due to debt she must move them to Baltimore, and deal with the hardships and all ... See full summary »

Writers: Barbara Benedek, Paul Brickman, Moshé Mizrahi | Director: Paul Brickman | Stars: Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Arliss Howard, Joan Cusack

47. Mother (II) (1996)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A neurotic, twice divorced sci-fi writer moves back in with his mom to solve his personal problems.

Writers: Albert Brooks, Monica Mcgowan Johnson | Director: Albert Brooks | Stars: Albert Brooks, Debbie Reynolds, Paul Collins, Laura Weekes

48. The Sundowners (1960)

Unrated | 133 min | Drama, Adventure

7.3
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In Australia's Outback during the early 20th century the impoverished Carmody family lives a nomadic life out of their wagon but the mom and son want to settle while the dad is against it.

Writers: Isobel Lennart, Jon Cleary | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum, Peter Ustinov, Glynis Johns

49. Witch Hunt (2008)

91 min | Documentary, Crime

7.6
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The story of several families who have their lives destroyed when their hometown is whipped into a frenzy by allegations of child molestation.

Writer: Dana Nachman | Directors: Don Hardy Jr., Dana Nachman | Stars: Jack Cummings, Jackie Cummings, Allen Grafton, Ed Jagels

50. Twice in a Lifetime (1985)

R | 111 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate.... See full summary »

Writer: Colin Welland | Director: Bud Yorkin | Stars: Gene Hackman, Ann-Margret, Ellen Burstyn, Amy Madigan