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1. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Four previously married women live together in Miami, sharing their various experiences together and enjoying themselves despite hard times.

Creator: Susan Harris | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 19,011

2. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)

G | 144 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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A down-on-his-luck inventor turns a broken-down Grand Prix car into a fancy vehicle for his children, and then they go off on a magical fantasy adventure to save their grandfather in a far-off land.

Writers: Roald Dahl, Ian Fleming, Ken Hughes, Richard Maibaum | Director: Ken Hughes | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes, Lionel Jeffries, Benny Hill

Votes: 26,009

3. The Singing Detective (1986 TV Mini-Series)

415 min | Drama, Musical, Mystery

8.8
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Tormented and bedridden by a debilitating disease, a mystery writer relives his detective stories through his imagination and hallucinations.

Stars: Michael Gambon, Patrick Malahide, Joanne Whalley, David Ryall

Votes: 3,325

4. Travelers and Magicians (2003)

108 min | Drama, Adventure

7.6
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71 Metascore

The two men embark on parallel, if separate, journeys. Their yearning is a common one--for a better and different life. Dondup, delayed by the timeless pace of his village, is forced to ... See full summary »

Writer: Khyentse Norbu | Director: Khyentse Norbu | Stars: Tshewang Dendup, Sonam Lhamo, Lhakpa Dorji, Deki Yangzom

Votes: 1,661

5. A Chorus of Disapproval (1989)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.5
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A man new to a smallish British town joins an amateur theatre company. Once there, he discovers that the drama on stage is quite often nothing compared to what's happening behind the scenes... See full summary »

Writers: Alan Ayckbourn, Michael Winner | Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Anthony Hopkins, Richard Briers, Barbara Ferris

Votes: 503

6. Ten Canoes (2006)

Unrated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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82 Metascore

A story within a story. In Australia's Northern Territory, a man tells us one of the stories of his people and his land. It's a story of an older man, Minygululu, who has three wives and ... See full summary »

Writer: Rolf de Heer | Directors: Rolf de Heer, Peter Djigirr | Stars: Crusoe Kurddal, Jamie Gulpilil, Richard Birrinbirrin, Peter Minygululu

Votes: 3,512

7. Honey (1981)

R | 85 min | Drama

5.3
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The young, naive Annie enters a hotel to spend the night - without knowing that it's this special kind of hotel, that serves more than breakfast. Curiously she walks around and watches the ... See full summary »

Writers: Gianfranco Angelucci, Liliane Betti, Enrique U. Herrera | Director: Gianfranco Angelucci | Stars: Clio Goldsmith, Catherine Spaak, Fernando Rey, Donatella Damiani

Votes: 140

8. I Married a Woman (1958)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy

5.3
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Advertising executive Marshall Briggs finds his work in conflict with his love-life with fashion model Janice Blake.

Writer: Goodman Ace | Director: Hal Kanter | Stars: George Gobel, Diana Dors, Adolphe Menjou, Jessie Royce Landis

Votes: 168

9. Dog City (1992– )

TV-G | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.5
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The adventures of a canine private eye while he confers with his animator who has his own problems to deal with.

Stars: Ron White, Elizabeth Hanna, Kevin Clash, John Stocker

Votes: 152

10. Kulderzipken (1995–1997)

Adventure, Comedy, Family

8.4
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Kulderzipken is a fairy tale about the simple farmerboy Kulderzipken who by accident managed to succeed in the first task to win the hand of prinses Prieeltje, the daughter of koning Jozef.... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Pas, Ianka Fleerackers, Jan Decleir, Karin Tanghe

Votes: 239

11. Legend of Mana (2000 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.5
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Writers: Nobuyuki Inoue, Miwa Shôda, Masato Yagi | Director: Kôichi Ishii

Votes: 80

12. Solomon's Song (1998)

22 min | Drama, Short

8.0
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Writer: Darren Chan | Director: Darren Chan | Stars: Bill Murphy, Renee Weldon, Paul Walker, Frank Coughlan

Votes: 18

13. Nanatsukaze no shima monogatari (1997 Video Game)

Family, Fantasy

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The Island of Seven Winds is a world of picture books full of marvelous tales. Then one day, a malevolent Dark Wind howled through out the island, tearing away every story ever told. The ... See full summary »

Director: Keita Amemiya

14. Charmed (1998–2006)
Episode: A Knight to Remember (2001)

TV-PG | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.9
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Paige casts a spell that brings back a prince from one of her past lives into the 21st century. Her past (evil) self follows and trouble ensues.

Creator: Constance M. Burge | Director: David Straiton | Stars: Alyssa Milano, Rose McGowan, Holly Marie Combs, Brian Krause

Votes: 229

15. Faerie Tale Theatre (1982–1987)
Episode: The Pied Piper of Hamelin (1985)

52 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.5
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Writers: Robert Browning, Nicholas Meyer | Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Peter Blais, Peter Boretski, James Edmond, Tom Harvey

Votes: 46

16. Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990–2000)
Episode: The Tale of Highway 13 (2000)

Not Rated | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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Two friends fix up a wrecked V8 from a junkyard and get caught up in a dark deal with a group of ghosts from the 1960s.

Writers: Ted Elrick, D.J. MacHale | Director: Jim Donovan | Stars: Matthew Lemche, Benjamin Plener, Adam MacDonald, Adam Kenneth Wilson

Votes: 33