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1. The Wonder Years (1988–1993)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.3
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Kevin Arnold recalls growing up during the late 60s and early 70s; the turbulent social times make the transition from child to adult unusually interesting.

Stars: Fred Savage, Dan Lauria, Daniel Stern, Alley Mills

Votes: 29,451

2. The Man in the Moon (1991)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A coming of age story set in the South of USA when Elvis was King.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Sam Waterston, Tess Harper, Gail Strickland, Reese Witherspoon

Votes: 12,607 | Gross: $2.85M

3. The Tree of Life (2011)

PG-13 | 139 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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85 Metascore

The story of a family in Waco, Texas in 1956. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence and struggles with his parents' conflicting teachings.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Jessica Chastain, Hunter McCracken

Votes: 143,504 | Gross: $13.30M

4. The Croods (2013)

PG | 98 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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55 Metascore

After their cave is destroyed, a caveman family must trek through an unfamiliar fantastical world with the help of an inventive boy.

Directors: Kirk De Micco, Chris Sanders | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone, Catherine Keener

Votes: 159,978 | Gross: $187.17M

5. Lakeview Terrace (2008)

PG-13 | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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47 Metascore

A LAPD officer will stop at nothing to force out the interracial couple who just moved in next door.

Director: Neil LaBute | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Patrick Wilson, Kerry Washington, Ron Glass

Votes: 42,171 | Gross: $39.26M

6. 21 & Over (2013)

R | 93 min | Comedy

5.9
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34 Metascore

The night before his big medical school interview, a promising student celebrates his 21st birthday with his two best friends.

Directors: Jon Lucas, Scott Moore | Stars: Miles Teller, Justin Chon, Jonathan Keltz, Sarah Wright

Votes: 63,554 | Gross: $25.68M

7. Lizzie Borden Took an Ax (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.8
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The true story of Lizzie Borden, a young woman tried and acquitted in the 1892 murders of her father and stepmother.

Director: Nick Gomez | Stars: Christina Ricci, Clea DuVall, Gregg Henry, Stephen McHattie

Votes: 4,055

8. Night of the Twisters (1996 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Drama, Family

5.8
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The residents of a small town come face to face with a deadly and unpredictable series of tornadoes. Among them is one boy struggling to keep his family safe in the dangerous weather.

Director: Timothy Bond | Stars: Devon Sawa, Amos Crawley, John Schneider, Lori Hallier

Votes: 1,750

9. American Heart (1992)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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An ex-convict is tracked down by his estranged teenage son, and the pair try to build a relationship and life together in Seattle.

Director: Martin Bell | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Edward Furlong, John Boylan, Greg Sevigny

Votes: 2,579 | Gross: $0.38M

10. The Great Santini (1979)

PG | 115 min | Drama

7.2
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As he approaches manhood, Ben Meechum struggles to win the approval of his demanding alpha male father, an aggressively competitive, but frustrated marine pilot.

Director: Lewis John Carlino | Stars: Robert Duvall, Blythe Danner, Michael O'Keefe, Lisa Jane Persky

Votes: 4,769

11. Medeas (2013)

97 min | Drama

6.5
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64 Metascore

Medeas is a daring and lyrical exploration of alienation and desperation through the intimate observation of a family's inner lives and their relationship to each other and their ... See full summary »

Director: Andrea Pallaoro | Stars: Catalina Sandino Moreno, Brían F. O'Byrne, Mary Mouser, Ian Nelson

Votes: 279 | Gross: $0.01M

12. Udaan (2010)

Not Rated | 134 min | Drama

8.2
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Expelled from his school, a 16-year old boy returns home to his abusive and oppressive father.

Director: Vikramaditya Motwane | Stars: Rajat Barmecha, Sanjay Gandhi, Ronit Roy, Manjot Singh

Votes: 34,120 | Gross: $0.01M

13. Libido: The Urge to Love (1971)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Fantasy

4.8
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A young woman falls down a staircase, and suddenly becomes... a nymphomaniac.

Director: Max Pécas | Stars: Sandra Julien, Janine Reynaud, Yves Vincent, Patrick Verde

Votes: 170

14. Sleeper's Wake (2012)

94 min | Thriller

5.6
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Following the death of his wife and daughter in a car accident a middle aged man is drawn into a dangerous physical relationship with a young girl.

Director: Barry Berk | Stars: Lionel Newton, Deon Lotz, Jay Anstey, Luke Tyler

Votes: 113

15. Hero No. 1 (1997)

134 min | Comedy, Musical, Drama

6.0
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Two young Indians, Meena and Rajesh, meet in Europe and fall in love with each other, promising to get married when they return back to India. When they return home, Rajesh tells his dad ... See full summary »

Director: David Dhawan | Stars: Govinda, Karisma Kapoor, Kader Khan, Paresh Rawal

Votes: 1,680

16. The Castle of Purity (1973)

110 min | Drama

7.7
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The story of a disciplined and sexually driven man who keeps his family isolated in his home for years to protect them from the "evil nature" of human beings while inventing (with his wife)... See full summary »

Director: Arturo Ripstein | Stars: Claudio Brook, Rita Macedo, Arturo Beristáin, Diana Bracho

Votes: 889

17. The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934)

Passed | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Elizabeth Barrett's tyrannical father has forbidden any of his family to marry. Nevertheless, Elizabeth falls in love with the poet Robert Browning.

Director: Sidney Franklin | Stars: Norma Shearer, Fredric March, Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Sullivan

Votes: 1,179

18. Terror in the Family (1996 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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The portrait of a dysfunctional Nineties suburban family, where behind closed doors, alcohol and rebellion are hidden among the lie of perfection. 15-year-old Deena's sleazy, twisted boyfriend is believed - at first - to be the cause.

Director: Gregory Goodell | Stars: Joanna Kerns, Dan Lauria, Hilary Swank, Andrew Kavovit

Votes: 437

19. The Other Side of Sunday (1996)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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The Other Side of Sunday, Also known in Norwegian as "Sndags Engler", is a movie that criticizes the small, and often tight church community. We follow the Preachers Daughter; Maria in her ... See full summary »

Director: Berit Nesheim | Stars: Marie Theisen, Hildegun Riise, Bjørn Sundquist, Sylvia Salvesen

Votes: 1,061

20. Izzat (2005)

107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.4
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Izzat (honor), the concept of honor in North India and Pakistan

Director: Ulrik Imtiaz Rolfsen | Stars: Emil Marwa, Khawar Gomi Sadiq, Assad Siddique, Daud Mirza

Votes: 1,858

21. Aunt from Chicago (1957)

72 min | Comedy

7.5
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Aunt Calliopi returns to Greece from Chicago after 30 years and plans to marry off her nieces.

Director: Alekos Sakellarios | Stars: Orestis Makris, Georgia Vasileiadou, Jenny Karezi, Gely Mavropoulou

Votes: 1,010

22. Kadhal Mannan (1998)

Drama, Romance

7.1
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A Mechanic falls in love with a girl who is engaged to a adamant Racer.

Director: Saran | Stars: Ajith Kumar, Maanu, M.S. Viswanathan, Vivek

Votes: 366

23. The Corpse (1971)

GP | 91 min | Drama, Horror

4.9
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A mother and daughter hatch a scheme to murder their family's domineering and sadistic patriarch.

Director: Viktors Ritelis | Stars: Michael Gough, Yvonne Mitchell, Sharon Gurney, Simon Gough

Votes: 519

24. The Brontës of Haworth (1973– )

60 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.6
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Dramatized biography of the Brontë sisters Charlotte, Anne and Emily.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Vickery Turner, Ann Penfold, Barbara Leigh-Hunt

Votes: 81

25. Pink String and Sealing Wax (1945)

89 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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A drunken, abusive tavern-keeper's adulterous wife uses the backward son of a rigid, puritanical pharmacist who makes his entire family miserable.

Director: Robert Hamer | Stars: Mervyn Johns, Mary Merrall, Gordon Jackson, Jean Ireland

Votes: 218

26. Kid Boots (1926)

Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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A salesman is helped out of a jam with an angry customer by a wealthy playboy. In return, he agrees to help the playboy get a divorce from his wife, only to find himself falling for the ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Eddie Cantor, Clara Bow, Billie Dove, Lawrence Gray

Votes: 93

27. The Truth About Alex (1986 TV Movie)

48 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Alex admits to his best friend Brad that he is gay.

Director: Paul Shapiro | Stars: Scott Baio, Peter Spence, Jessica Steen, Ivan Beaulieu

Votes: 123

28. 7ème ciel (2013)

39 min | Short, Drama

6.0
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'7Th HEAVEN' follows the everyday life of a young suburban (Sofiane) who does not manage to accept his sexuality described to be deviant by his circle, his family, his fellows and the ... See full summary »

Director: Guillaume Foirest | Stars: Redouane Behache, Ralph Amoussou, Djena Tsimba, Baya Belal

Votes: 64

29. Hong lou chun shang chun (1978)

86 min | Comedy, Romance

5.1
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Director: Hsin Chin | Stars: Leslie Cheung, Cecilia Wong, Wei-Ying Chen, Ling Chang

Votes: 33

30. Junge Adler (1944)

107 min | Drama

5.0
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Propagandist coming-of-age drama from Nazi Germany. The head of an aircraft factory sends his irresponsible son Theo, who crashed his car, to the factory's apprentice school, where he bonds with fellow student Baumchen and teacher Roth.

Director: Alfred Weidenmann | Stars: Willy Fritsch, Herbert Hübner, Dietmar Schönherr, Gerta Böttcher

Votes: 24

31. Between the Walls (2006 Video)

72 min | Drama

5.6
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Peter King discovers that his father had audio recorded everything that happened in his childhood home. This comes as Pete and his family clean out the house before it is repossessed. With ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Staron | Stars: Patrick Midgley, Eli Jared, Dorothy Savage, Scott Davis

Votes: 78

32. Sellaisena kuin sinä minut halusit (1944)

102 min | Drama

7.0
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A girl who moves to the city after her fiancé lacks the courage to face his father ,who is against their relationship. In the city the girls winds up being abused by men, giving birth to a child and supporting herself on prostitution.

Director: Teuvo Tulio | Stars: Marie-Louise Fock, Ture Ara, Kunto Karapää, Lauri Korpela

Votes: 152

33. Dorothea Angermann (1959)

106 min | Drama

6.1
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Dorothea Angermann the daughter of a clergyman is accused of the murder of her husband, a brutal man that she was obliged to marry because she was pregnant and he was the father of the baby.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Ruth Leuwerik, Bert Sotlar, Alfred Schieske, Kurt Meisel

Votes: 31

34. Hellion (2012)

6 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Little seven-year old, Petey, falls prey to his older brothers' hellion ways.

Director: Kat Candler | Stars: Deke Garner, Karinne Berstis, Arthur Dale, Tommy Hohl

Votes: 90

35. O Thodoros kai to dikano (1962)

98 min | Comedy

6.8
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Director: Dinos Dimopoulos | Stars: Mimis Fotopoulos, Smaroula Giouli, Hristos Tsaganeas, Lavrentis Dianellos

Votes: 210

36. Kätkäläinen (1980 TV Movie)

81 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Director: Markku Onttonen | Stars: Martti Kainulainen, Maija-Liisa Majanlahti, Maritta Viitamäki, Mikko Nousiainen

Votes: 62

37. Ripa ruostuu (1993)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Director: Christian Lindblad | Stars: Sam Huber, Mari Vainio, Merja Larivaara, Leena Uotila

Votes: 245

38. Nina ja Erik (1960)

86 min | Drama

5.3
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Director: Aarne Tarkas | Stars: Pirkko Mannola, Martti Katajisto, Tauno Palo, Ville-Veikko Salminen

Votes: 30

39. Isältä pojalle (2004)

69 min | Documentary

6.9
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Director: Visa Koiso-Kanttila | Stars: Visa Koiso-Kanttila, Aaro Koiso-Kanttila, Timo Koiso-Kanttila, Maijaliisa Soivio

Votes: 84

40. The Forest (IV) (2010)

6 min | Animation, Short

6.8
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Antonia doesn't like her life and daydreams all day long in an imaginary forest, which she doesn't want to leave. Her father will take the right steps to bring her girl to her senses, but when she comes to them, she will shock everybody.

Director: David Scharf | Stars: Neath Champion-Weeks, Stephen Taylor

Votes: 58

41. Rakkaus alkaa aamuyöstä (1966)

101 min | Drama

5.7
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Erkki has just been released from the army, but he refuses to receive the summer job that his father is offering to him and starts to think what he really wants to do with his life.

Director: Jarno Hiilloskorpi | Stars: Martti Järvinen, Elli Castrén, Liisamaija Laaksonen, Leo Jokela

Votes: 34

42. Ja alla oli tulinen järvi (1937)

106 min | Drama

6.4
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Jussi Raala loses his inheritance when his alcoholic father sells his manor, sawmill and forests to the Lumia family. Jussi works for a while to the Lumias but is embittered by the insults ... See full summary »

Director: Risto Orko | Stars: Hugo Hytönen, Joel Rinne, Sylvi Palo, Kaarlo Angerkoski

Votes: 37

43. Bint Wa Ismaha Mahmoud (1975)

Comedy, Romance

3.8
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Hamida dreams of studying at the faculty of commerce and live her life like any ordinary girl, but her narrow minded father wants her to stay at home and wait for her future husband. With ... See full summary »

Director: Niazi Mostafa | Stars: Samir Sabri, Soheir Ramzy, Mohamed Reda, Samir Ghanem

Votes: 10

44. O Thymios takane thalassa (1959)

73 min | Comedy

6.3
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During a train trip a naive man from a village, decides to help a young girl that wants to commit suicide, pretending that he is her husband, so that her strict father, who works in the army, pardons her.

Director: Alekos Sakellarios | Stars: Costas Hajihristos, Andreas Barkoulis, Voula Harilaou, Orestis Makris

Votes: 59

45. Alexander the Greatest (1971–1972)
Episode: A Week to Live (1971)

Comedy

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Director: Shaun O'Riordan | Stars: Sydney Tafler, Adrienne Posta, Gary Warren, Libby Morris

46. Maalaala mo kaya (1991– )
Episode: Bahay (2012)

Drama, Romance

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Tikboy (Matt Evans) is a child who, together with his siblings, grew up with an abusive and irresponsible man. Tikboy and his siblings were so physically and emotionally battered by their ... See full summary »

Director: Raz de la Torre | Stars: Matt Evans, Jaclyn Jose, William Lorenzo, Lauren Young

47. The Dating Guy (2009– )
Episode: Beaver Fever (2009)

23 min | Animation, Comedy

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Mark's new girlfriend Brie invites the gang to her parents' cottage for the weekend. Mark is hunted by Brie's father while V.J. and Woody attempt to get lucky with the ladies at an all-female retreat across the lake.

Director: Joseph Sherman | Stars: Fab Filippo, Sean Francis, Lauren Ash, Anand Rajaram

48. Night Visions (2001– )
Episode: Bitter Harvest (2001)

Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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They say that Old Man Jennings is a murderer and the son of a witch, but Shane, the boy next door, finds out that the truth is far more terrifying.

Director: Philip Sgriccia | Stars: Brendan Fletcher, Mark Houghton, Christopher Lovick, Ryan MacDonald

Votes: 38

49. Night Visions (2001– )
Episode: Bitter Harvest/My So Called Life and Death

Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

In "Bitter Harvest", a teen must work on the farm of his mean old neighbor he accidentally crippled. In "My So Called Life and Death", an angsty teen girl on vacation with her dysfunctional family falls for a ghostly handyman.

50. Maalaala mo kaya (1991– )
Episode: Bracelet (2011)

Drama, Romance

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Emily (Alessandra de Rossi) is a feisty 22-year-old who's always there to protect her best friend Diane (Trina Legaspi), 18, whenever they find themselves in trouble. They've overcome so ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Jeturian | Stars: Alessandra de Rossi, Jomari Yllana, Trina Legaspi, Maria Isabel Lopez