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1. Sing (2016)

PG | 108 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.2
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59 Metascore

In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario's attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists' find that their lives will never be the same.

Directors: Christophe Lourdelet, Garth Jennings | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson

Votes: 60,619 | Gross: $270.32M

2. Dancing with the Stars (I) (2005– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Family, Game-Show, Music

4.7
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U.S. reality show based on the British series "Strictly Come Dancing," where celebrities partner up with professional dancers and compete against each other in weekly elimination rounds to determine a winner.

Stars: Tom Bergeron, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli, Len Goodman

Votes: 8,412

3. America's Got Talent (2006– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

5.6
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A weekly talent competition where an array of performers -- from singers and dancers, to comedians and novelty acts -- vie for a $1 million cash prize.

Stars: Nick Cannon, Howie Mandel, Sharon Osbourne, Piers Morgan

Votes: 7,250

4. Dreamgirls (2006)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.5
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76 Metascore

A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Beyoncé Knowles, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover

Votes: 58,980 | Gross: $103.34M

5. The Runaways (2010)

R | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.6
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65 Metascore

A coming-of-age biographical film about the 1970s teenage all-girl rock band The Runaways. The relationship between band members Cherie Currie and Joan Jett is also explored.

Director: Floria Sigismondi | Stars: Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Michael Shannon, Stella Maeve

Votes: 40,938 | Gross: $3.57M

6. So You Think You Can Dance (2005– )

60 min | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

6.8
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Dancers skilled in everything from ballroom and ballet to salsa, jive, hip-hop and krumping, all compete to be named the best. Dancers must impress the judges with their moves and rigorous ... See full summary »

Stars: Nigel Lythgoe, Mark Thompson, Cat Deeley, Mary Murphy

Votes: 9,225

7. Tooth Fairy (I) (2010)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.0
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36 Metascore

A bad deed on the part of a tough minor-league hockey player results in an unusual sentence: He must serve one week as a real-life tooth fairy.

Director: Michael Lembeck | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Ashley Judd, Julie Andrews, Stephen Merchant

Votes: 32,442 | Gross: $60.01M

8. Beyond the Lights (2014)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.9
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73 Metascore

The pressures of fame have superstar singer Noni on the edge, until she meets Kaz, a young cop who works to help her find the courage to develop her own voice and break free to become the artist she was meant to be.

Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood | Stars: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nate Parker, Minnie Driver, Danny Glover

Votes: 12,396 | Gross: $14.61M

9. The Voice (I) (2012– )

Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

5.7
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Contestants compete in a singing competition that focuses on the quality of their voice.

Stars: Joel Madden, Darren McMullen, Delta Goodrem, Ricky Martin

Votes: 427

10. Britain's Got Talent (2007– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Reality-TV

6.0
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A variety of acts perform in front of a live audience and a panel of judges, for a chance to win £250,000 and to perform at the Royal variety.

Stars: Anthony McPartlin, Declan Donnelly, Amanda Holden, Simon Cowell

Votes: 2,689

11. Soldier's Girl (2003 TV Movie)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.0
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The true story of the price a young soldier paid for falling in love with a transsexual night-club performer.

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Troy Garity, Lee Pace, Andre Braugher, Shawn Hatosy

Votes: 5,503

12. The Hollywood Knights (1980)

R | 91 min | Comedy

6.3
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Led by their comedic and pranking leader, Newbomb Turk, the Hollywood Knights car gang raise hell throughout Beverly Hills on Halloween Night, 1965. Everything from drag racing to Vietnam ... See full summary »

Director: Floyd Mutrux | Stars: Tony Danza, Michelle Pfeiffer, Julius Averitt, Steve Ballard

Votes: 3,555

13. The Gong Show (1976–1980)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

7.0
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Amateur talent contest judged by three celebrities.

Stars: Chuck Barris, Trixie Dejonge, Gary Owens, Rocky Bonifield

Votes: 474

14. The Sapphires (2012)

PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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67 Metascore

It's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their all-girl group The Sapphires entertain the US troops in Vietnam.

Director: Wayne Blair | Stars: Chris O'Dowd, Deborah Mailman, Jessica Mauboy, Shari Sebbens

Votes: 10,995 | Gross: $2.45M

15. Peyton Place (1957)

Approved | 157 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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A peaceful New England town hides secrets and scandals.

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Lana Turner, Lee Philips, Lloyd Nolan, Arthur Kennedy

Votes: 4,193 | Gross: $25.60M

16. Finding Fatimah (2017)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

8.6
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Shahid struggles to find love in the Asian community due to the stigma of his divorce, several years prior.

Director: Oz Arshad | Stars: Danny Ashok, Asmara Gabrielle, Nina Wadia, Wahab Sheikh

Votes: 2,794

17. Palindromes (2004)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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53 Metascore

Aviva is thirteen, awkward and sensitive. Her mother Joyce is warm and loving, as is her father, Steve, a regular guy who does have a fierce temper from time to time. The film revolves around her family, friends and neighbors.

Director: Todd Solondz | Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ellen Barkin, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Matthew Faber

Votes: 11,008 | Gross: $0.55M

18. Smile (1975)

PG | 113 min | Comedy

7.2
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It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Bruce Dern, Barbara Feldon, Michael Kidd, Geoffrey Lewis

Votes: 1,755

19. The Identical (2014)

PG | 107 min | Drama, Music

5.1
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25 Metascore

Twin brothers are unknowingly separated at birth; one of them becomes an iconic rock 'n' roll star, while the other struggles to balance his love for music and pleasing his father.

Director: Dustin Marcellino | Stars: Blake Rayne, Ray Liotta, Ashley Judd, Seth Green

Votes: 2,084 | Gross: $2.82M

20. Inside Daisy Clover (1965)

Approved | 128 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.3
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A tomboy turned movie star deals with the cruelty of Hollywood.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Natalie Wood, Christopher Plummer, Robert Redford, Ruth Gordon

Votes: 2,568

21. Krush Groove (1985)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.6
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In this movie based on the early days of Def Jam Recordings, up-and-coming manager Russell Walker manages all the hottest acts on the record label Krush Groove Records, which include ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Sheila E., Joseph Simmons, Darryl McDaniels, Jason Mizell

Votes: 1,444

22. Miss Evers' Boys (1997 TV Movie)

PG | 118 min | Drama, War

7.2
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The true story of the U.S. Government's 1932 Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, in which a group of black test subjects were allowed to die, despite a cure having been developed.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Alfre Woodard, Laurence Fishburne, Craig Sheffer, Joe Morton

Votes: 819

23. Star Search (1983–2004)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

5.4
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Contestants compete in a talent show featuring music and comedy categories.

Stars: Ed McMahon, Sam Riddle, Arsenio Hall, Durell Coleman

Votes: 241

24. Britain's Got More Talent (2007– )

Comedy, Music, Reality-TV

5.2
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Some acts not seen on the main show, and more footage and interviews from those that were. Plus some relaxation time with the judges and presenters, all done with a knowing wink to the viewers.

Stars: Stephen Mulhern, Amanda Holden, Simon Cowell, Declan Donnelly

Votes: 305

25. The Saddest Music in the World (2003)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Musical

7.2
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78 Metascore

A musical of sorts set in Winnipeg during the Great Depression, where a beer baroness organizes a contest to find the saddest music in the world. Musicians from around the world descend on the city to try and win the $25,000 prize.

Director: Guy Maddin | Stars: Isabella Rossellini, Mark McKinney, Maria de Medeiros, David Fox

Votes: 5,221 | Gross: $0.67M

26. The Next Great Magician (2016– )

60 min | Family, Fantasy, Reality-TV

5.6
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The next great magician is a talent contest,where 30 acts compete to make the grand final and ultimatley be crowned the next great magician.

Stars: Stephen Mulhern, Rochelle Humes, Xavier Mortimer, Pete Firman

Votes: 17

27. Starstruck (1982)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Musical, Drama

7.1
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Young woman wants to become the next big singer with the help of her friends and despite the wishes of her working class family.

Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Jo Kennedy, Ross O'Donovan, Margo Lee, Max Cullen

Votes: 760

28. Australia's Got Talent (2007– )

60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

4.8
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People with weird and wonderful talents compete for a prize of 250 thousand dollars.

Stars: Dannii Minogue, Grant Denyer, Joshua Beechey, Dylan Yeandle

Votes: 118

29. Road to Utopia (1945)

Passed | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.6
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At the turn of the century, Duke and Chester, two vaudeville performers, go to Alaska to make their fortune. On the ship to Skagway, they find a map to a secret gold mine, which had been ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Walker | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Hillary Brooke

Votes: 2,701

30. The Voice Kids (I) (2014– )

90 min | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

6.2
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The Voice kids is almost exactly like The Voice for adults but it showcases children instead of adults.

Stars: Darren McMullen, Joel Madden, Benji Madden, Delta Goodrem

Votes: 33

31. So You Think You Can Dance Canada (2008– )

60 min | Music, Reality-TV

5.9
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Add a Plot

Stars: Jean-Marc Généreux, Tre Armstrong, Leah Miller, Luther Brown

Votes: 261

32. Sueño (2005)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.2
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40 Metascore

A Mexican immigrant new to Los Angeles enters into a love triangle with two very different women.

Director: Renée Chabria | Stars: John Leguizamo, Ana Claudia Talancón, Elizabeth Peña, Nestor Serrano

Votes: 476

33. Héroïnes (1997)

115 min | Drama, Music

5.6
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Two best friends, Johanna and Jeanne, live in the small town of Decazeville, a mining town in France. One year at the Miners' Ball, the music group The Sirens perform, of which Johanna and ... See full summary »

Director: Gérard Krawczyk | Stars: Virginie Ledoyen, Maïdi Roth, Marc Duret, Saïd Taghmaoui

Votes: 400

34. I Love to Singa (1936)

Approved | 8 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.8
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A spoof of Al Jolson's "The Jazz Singer", a strict piano teaching owl is cursed with a son who "loves to singa", but only jazz.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Billy Bletcher, Tommy Bond, Johnnie Davis, Joe Dougherty

Votes: 1,339

35. So This Is Love (1953)

Approved | 101 min | Biography, Music, Musical

6.4
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Biopic of opera star Grace Moore, who was killed in a plane crash in 1947.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Kathryn Grayson, Merv Griffin, Joan Weldon, Walter Abel

Votes: 126

36. Ted Mack & the Original Amateur Hour (1948–1970)

TV-G | Comedy, Family, Music

7.5
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A direct descendant of radio's "Major Bowes Original Amateur Hour" (1934-1946), hosted by Major Edward Bowes until his death. After a one-year hiatus, Ted Mack, who had directed Bowes' ... See full summary »

Stars: Ted Mack, Pat Boone, Louis Farrakhan, Ann-Margret

Votes: 30

37. Little Rascals Varieties (1959)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

7.0
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A compilation feature-film made up of four 'Our Gang" shorts from the 1930s. The shorts used in this 1959 feature release were Our Gang Follies of 1936 (1935), The Pinch Singer (1936), ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Roach | Stars: George 'Spanky' McFarland, Darla Hood, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas

Votes: 13

38. One Night of Love (1934)

Passed | 84 min | Music, Romance

5.9
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Mary Barrett is an aspiring Opera singer who is taken under the wings of a famous operatic maestro, Guilio Monterverdi. After spending endless working hours together and arguing, their ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Grace Moore, Tullio Carminati, Lyle Talbot, Mona Barrie

Votes: 408

39. So You Think You Can Dance Australia (2008– )

60 min | Music, Reality-TV

5.6
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A group of dancers train and perform a various amount of dances and get voted up to the next round

Stars: Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Matt Lee, Bonnie Lythgoe, Jason Coleman

Votes: 143

40. Pearls and Pigs (2003)

113 min | Comedy

6.5
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When their bootlegging father ends up in jail, four twenty-something brothers need money to pay his debts to local crooks. Next, their 9-year-old half-sister is dumped on their doorstep by ... See full summary »

Director: Perttu Leppä | Stars: Mikko Leppilampi, Laura Birn, Amanda Pilke, Unto Helo

Votes: 2,613

41. 10 Promises to My Dog (2008)

117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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A teenage girl adopts a homeless puppy and names it "Socks". They take care of each others since then, until one day when she is thinking Socks to be smaller than she thought it used be...

Director: Katsuhide Motoki | Stars: Rena Tanaka, Ryo Kase, Mayuko Fukuda, Chizuru Ikewaki

Votes: 473

42. Fag Hag (1998)

Unrated | 73 min | Comedy

3.4
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A pathological liar and an HIV-positive rapper join forces to take a small gay community by storm. Featuring a cameo by Wil Wheaton (Stand By Me)!

Director: Damion Dietz | Stars: Stephanie Kirchen, Damion Dietz, Saadia Billman, Darryl Theirse

Votes: 152

43. Living Dolls: The Making of a Child Beauty Queen (2001 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

8.0
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Documentary about the subculture of child beauty pageants (usually restricted to girls no older than 5), showing the lengths to which some parents will go to ensure that their children win these pageants...

Director: Shari Cookson | Stars: Swan Brooner, Robin Browne, Leslie Butler, Michael Butler

Votes: 257

44. Seaside Swingers (1964)

94 min | Comedy, Musical

5.3
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Several teenagers take jobs at a seaside resort for the summer. TV producers decide to film a talent show at the resort and the teenagers all decide to compete. Freddie and the Dreamers ... See full summary »

Director: James Hill | Stars: John Leyton, Michael Sarne, Peter Birrell, Roy Crewdson

Votes: 92

45. Afghan Star (2009)

Unrated | 87 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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78 Metascore

A look at how contestants on the a musical contest program "Pop Idol" in Afghanistan risk their lives to appear on the show.

Director: Havana Marking | Stars: Habib Amiri, Setara Hussainzada, Rafi Naabzada, Lima Sahar

Votes: 870 | Gross: $0.10M

46. Louis 19, le roi des ondes (1994)

95 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Louis has always had a dream, to be on television. But when he enters a contest and wins, the first prize involves a cameraman following him everywhere for three months. The only problem is... See full summary »

Director: Michel Poulette | Stars: Martin Drainville, Zhenhu Han, Chantal Fontaine, Gilbert Lachance

Votes: 481 | Gross: $1.57M

47. Over the Rainbow (2010– )

Reality-TV

7.0
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Andrew Lloyd Webber searches across the UK for new talent to appear in his new West End production of The Wizard of Oz.

Stars: Graham Norton, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Charlotte Church, Sophie Evans

Votes: 52

48. Das Supertalent (2007– )

75 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

2.5
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he Super Talent is the German version of the British talent show Britain's Got Talent. In the show, the television station RTL a special talent is wanted since 2007 per season.

Stars: Dieter Bohlen, Daniel Hartwich, Marco Schreyl, Sylvie Meis

Votes: 198

49. The Extra Girl (1923)

68 min | Comedy

7.7
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Sue Graham is a small town girl who wants to be a motion picture star. She wins a contract when a picture of a very pretty girl is sent to a studio instead of her picture. When she arrives ... See full summary »

Director: F. Richard Jones | Stars: Mabel Normand, Ralph Graves, George Nichols, Anna Dodge

Votes: 901

50. Mike Fright (1934)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Family

7.5
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The gang attends a radio station amateur show.

Director: Gus Meins | Stars: Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Scotty Beckett, Tommy Bond, George 'Spanky' McFarland

Votes: 126