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1. About a Boy (2002)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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75 Metascore

Based on Nick Hornby's best-selling novel, About A Boy is the story of a cynical, immature young man who is taught how to act like a grown-up by a little boy

Writers: Nick Hornby, Peter Hedges, Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz | Directors: Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz | Stars: Hugh Grant, Nicholas Hoult, Toni Collette, Sharon Small

2. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

R | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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80 Metascore

A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.

Writer: Michael Arndt | Directors: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris | Stars: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Greg Kinnear, Abigail Breslin

3. Chronicle (2012)

PG-13 | 84 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
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69 Metascore

Whilst attending a party, three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery underground. Soon, though, they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides.

Writers: Max Landis, Josh Trank | Director: Josh Trank | Stars: Dane DeHaan, Alex Russell, Michael B. Jordan, Michael Kelly

4. Cry-Baby (1990)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Musical

6.5
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In 1950s Baltimore, a bad-boy with a heart of gold wins the love of a good-girl, whose boyfriend sets out for revenge.

Writer: John Waters | Director: John Waters | Stars: Johnny Depp, Ricki Lake, Amy Locane, Susan Tyrrell

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.

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

6. Wet Hot American Summer (2001)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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42 Metascore

Set on the last day of camp, in the hot summer of 1981, a group of counselors try to complete their unfinished business before the day ends.

Writers: Michael Showalter, David Wain | Director: David Wain | Stars: Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, Michael Showalter, Marguerite Moreau

7. America's Got Talent (2006– )

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

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.

Creators: Simon Cowell, Jason Raff, Ken Warwick | Stars: Nick Cannon, Sharon Osbourne, Howie Mandel, Piers Morgan

8. Grease 2 (1982)

PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

4.1
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An English student at a 1960's American high school has to prove himself to the leader of a girls' gang whose members can only date greasers.

Writer: Ken Finkleman | Director: Patricia Birch | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Maxwell Caulfield, Lorna Luft, Maureen Teefy

9. Bratz (2007)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Family, Music

2.6
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21 Metascore

During their first year of high school, four best girlfriends face off against the domineering student body president who wants to split them up into different social cliques.

Writers: Susan Estelle Jansen, Adam De La Peña, David Eilenberg | Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: Skyler Shaye, Janel Parrish, Logan Browning, Nathalia Ramos

10. Dan in Real Life (2007)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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65 Metascore

A widower finds out the woman he fell in love with is his brother's girlfriend.

Writers: Pierce Gardner, Peter Hedges | Director: Peter Hedges | Stars: Steve Carell, Juliette Binoche, Dane Cook, Alison Pill

11. One Chance (2013)

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

6.7
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51 Metascore

The true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night who became a phenomenon after being chosen for -- and ultimately winning -- "Britain's Got Talent".

Writer: Justin Zackham | Director: David Frankel | Stars: James Corden, Alexandra Roach, Julie Walters, Colm Meaney

12. God Bless America (2011)

R | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.3
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56 Metascore

On a mission to rid society of its most repellent citizens, terminally ill Frank makes an unlikely accomplice in 16-year-old Roxy.

Writer: Bobcat Goldthwait | Director: Bobcat Goldthwait | Stars: Joel Murray, Tara Lynne Barr, Mackenzie Brooke Smith, Melinda Page Hamilton

13. Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.7
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63 Metascore

Singer Dewey Cox overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.

Writers: Judd Apatow, Jake Kasdan | Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: John C. Reilly, Jenna Fischer, David Krumholtz, Nat Faxon

14. High School Musical 2 (2007 TV Movie)

TV-G | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.6
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During the summer vacations a talent show is organized in a local country club and Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Ryan, Chad and Taylor take part in it.

Writer: Peter Barsocchini | Director: Kenny Ortega | Stars: Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel

15. One Direction: This Is Us (2013)

PG | 92 min | Documentary, Music

3.9
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49 Metascore

A look at Niall, Zayn, Liam, Louis, and Harry's meteoric rise to fame, from their humble hometown beginnings and competing on the X-Factor, to conquering the world and performing at London's famed O2 Arena.

Director: Morgan Spurlock | Stars: Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan

16. The X Factor (2011– )

Music, Reality-TV

5.2
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In this American version of the hit UK show, Simon Cowell and his fellow judges search for a singer who has the "X factor".

Stars: Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato, L.A. Reid, Mario Lopez

17. Muriel's Wedding (1994)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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63 Metascore

Muriel finds life in Porpoise Spit, Australia dull and spends her days alone in her room listening to Abba music and dreaming of her wedding day. Slight problem, Muriel has never had a date... See full summary »

Writer: P.J. Hogan | Director: P.J. Hogan | Stars: Toni Collette, Rachel Griffiths, Bill Hunter, Sophie Lee

18. The Five Heartbeats (1991)

R | 121 min | Drama, Music

7.5
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The story of the rise and fall of an African American vocal group.

Writers: Robert Townsend, Keenen Ivory Wayans | Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon, Harry Lennix

19. In America (2002)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

A family of Irish immigrants adjust to life on the mean streets of Hell's Kitchen while also grieving the death of a child.

Writers: Jim Sheridan, Naomi Sheridan, Kirsten Sheridan | Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Paddy Considine, Samantha Morton, Djimon Hounsou, Sarah Bolger

20. Superstar (1999)

PG-13 | 81 min | Comedy

4.9
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42 Metascore

A nerdy Catholic schoolgirl, Mary Katherine Gallagher, dreams of superstardom.

Writers: Molly Shannon, Steve Koren | Director: Bruce McCulloch | Stars: Molly Shannon, Will Ferrell, Elaine Hendrix, Harland Williams

21. The X Factor (2004– )

60 min | Music, Reality-TV

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Stars: Louis Walsh, Dermot O'Leary, Simon Cowell, Peter Dickson

22. Joshua (2007)

R | 106 min | Drama, Thriller

5.9
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69 Metascore

The arrival of a newborn girl causes the gradual disintegration of the Cairn family; particularly for 9-year-old Joshua (Kogan), an eccentric boy whose proper upbringing and refined tastes both take a sinister turn.

Writers: David Gilbert, George Ratliff | Director: George Ratliff | Stars: Sam Rockwell, Vera Farmiga, Jacob Kogan, Celia Weston

23. Spring Breakdown (2009)

R | 84 min | Comedy

4.9
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Three women vacation together at a popular travel destination for college co-eds on spring break.

Writers: Ryan Shiraki, Rachel Dratch | Director: Ryan Shiraki | Stars: Amy Poehler, Parker Posey, Rachel Dratch, Amber Tamblyn

24. Ring of Fire (2013 TV Movie)

89 min | Biography

5.8
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This is the story of the decades-long love affair between June Carter and her husband, Johnny Cash, a love that was stretched to the breaking point by Johnny's addiction to pills.

Writer: Richard Friedenberg | Director: Allison Anders | Stars: Jewel Kilcher, Matt Ross, John Doe, Frances Conroy

25. Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy

4.6
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18 Metascore

A young breakdancer hits his head during a talent show and slips into a coma for twenty years. Waking up in 2006, he looks to revive his and his team's career with the help of his girlfriend and his parents.

Writers: Trace Slobotkin, Josh Siegal, Dylan Morgan | Director: Harvey Glazer | Stars: Jamie Kennedy, Maria Menounos, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Michael Rosenbaum

26. Scooby-Doo! Stage Fright (2013 Video)

75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.0
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Writers: Douglas Langdale, Candie Langdale | Director: Victor Cook | Stars: Isabella Acres, Troy Baker, Eric Bauza, Jeff Bennett

27. Priest (1994)

R | 98 min | Drama

7.3
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Father Greg Pilkington (Linus Roache) is torn between his call as a conservative Catholic priest and his secret life as a homosexual with a gay lover, frowned upon by the Church. Upon ... See full summary »

Writer: Jimmy McGovern | Director: Antonia Bird | Stars: Linus Roache, Tom Wilkinson, Robert Carlyle, Cathy Tyson

28. Decoys (2004)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.6
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Luke and Roger are just another couple of college guys trying to lose their virginity. But when Luke sees something unusual, he begins to suspect that the girls on campus aren't exactly...human.

Writers: Matthew Hastings, Tom Berry | Director: Matthew Hastings | Stars: Corey Sevier, Stefanie von Pfetten, Kim Poirier, Elias Toufexis

29. 12 and Holding (2005)

R | 94 min | Drama

7.6
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65 Metascore

After his twin brother is accidentally killed by vengeful bullies, a 12-year old boy and his friends face the harsh realities of death, teenage hormones, and family dysfunction.

Writer: Anthony Cipriano | Director: Michael Cuesta | Stars: Conor Donovan, Jesse Camacho, Zoe Weizenbaum, Annabella Sciorra

30. Kids in America (2005)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy

5.9
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38 Metascore

A diverse group of high school students band together to peacefully stick it to their overbearing principal.

Writers: Andrew Shaifer, Josh Stolberg | Director: Josh Stolberg | Stars: Gregory Smith, Julie Bowen, Malik Yoba, Stephanie Sherrin

31. True Stories (1986)

PG | 90 min | Musical, Comedy

7.0
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A small but growing Texas town, filled with strange and musical characters, celebrates its sesquicentennial and converge on a local parade and talent show.

Writers: David Byrne, Beth Henley, Stephen Tobolowsky | Director: David Byrne | Stars: David Byrne, John Goodman, Annie McEnroe, Jo Harvey Allen

32. Life Without Dick (2002)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance, Crime

3.9
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By accident, Colleen Gibson shoots and kills her gold-digging cheating boyfriend, Dick, a private eye who happens to have a hitman on his tail. Danny the hitman works for his brother-in-law... See full summary »

Writer: Bix Skahill | Director: Bix Skahill | Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Harry Connick Jr., Johnny Knoxville, Craig Ferguson

33. Spork (2010)

86 min | Comedy

6.7
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54 Metascore

A colorful and foul-mouthed feature musical comedy.A film about a frizzy-haired, pink-cheeked outcast named Spork who is trying to navigate her way through the annals of junior high. When a... See full summary »

Writer: J.B. Ghuman Jr. | Director: J.B. Ghuman Jr. | Stars: Savannah Stehlin, Rodney Eastman, Robert Bradvica, Kevin Chung

34. The Last Day of Summer (2007 TV Movie)

88 min | Comedy, Family

5.5
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The fun starts when 11-year old Luke wishes he could have his last day of vacation all over again - and his dreams come true! But when he relives the last day of summer over and over again,... See full summary »

Writer: Kent Pierce | Director: Blair Treu | Stars: Jansen Panettiere, Jon Kent Ethridge, Eli Vargas, Alexandra Krosney

35. The X Factor (2005– )

60 min | Music, Reality-TV

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Stars: Luke Jacobz, Ronan Keating, Guy Sebastian, Melanie Brown

36. Wordplay (2006)

PG | 94 min | Documentary

7.4
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73 Metascore

An in-depth look at The New York Times' long-time crossword puzzle editor Will Shortz and his loyal fan base.

Writers: Patrick Creadon, Christine O'Malley | Director: Patrick Creadon | Stars: Will Shortz, Ken Burns, Jon Stewart, Merl Reagle

37. Beginner's Luck (1935)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Family

7.4
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Spanky's mother's pushes him to join a local theater amateur night.

Director: Gus Meins | Stars: George 'Spanky' McFarland, Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Scotty Beckett, Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas

38. The Xtra Factor (2004– )

60 min | Music

3.6
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Stars: Louis Walsh, Simon Cowell, Dermot O'Leary, Caroline Flack

39. Sexy American Idle (2004 Video)

R | Comedy

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Writers: John Bacchus, John Paul Fedele, Julian Wells | Director: John Paul Fedele | Stars: Julian Wells, Erin Brown, Anoushka, Darian Caine

40. Pearls and Pigs (2003)

113 min | Comedy

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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 »

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

41. Opportunity Knocks (1956–1990)

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Stars: Hughie Green, Lena Zavaroni, Bob Monkhouse, Les Dawson

42. Confessions of a Pop Performer (1975)

91 min | Comedy

3.0
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Either you've got it or you haven't - some like randy young Timothy Lea (Robin Askwith), manage to get it all the time! Signing up with a pop group, our boisterous hero progresses rapidly ... See full summary »

Writer: Christopher Wood | Director: Norman Cohen | Stars: Robin Askwith, Anthony Booth, Bill Maynard, Doris Hare

43. The Gong Show Movie (1980)

R | 89 min | Comedy

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A week in the life of "The Gong Show" host and creator Chuck Barris who lives through a series of outrageous competitors, stressful situations, a nervous breakdown and other comical ... See full summary »

Writers: Chuck Barris, Robert Downey Sr. | Director: Chuck Barris | Stars: Chuck Barris, Robin Altman, Brian O'Mullin, Jack Bernardi

44. Tony Manero (2008)

TV-MA | 97 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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72 Metascore

A man is obsessed with John Travolta's disco dancing character from Saturday Night Fever (1977).

Writers: Alfredo Castro, Mateo Iribarren, Pablo Larraín | Director: Pablo Larraín | Stars: Alfredo Castro, Amparo Noguera, Héctor Morales, Paola Lattus

45. Trantasia (2006)

92 min | Documentary

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Las Vegas promoters planning a review starring Jahna Steele invited transsexuals to participate in "The World's Most Beautiful Transsexual Pageant," a two-day contest from which eight or so... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Stanford | Stars: Erica Andrews, Cassandra Cass, Mimi Marks, Maria Roman

46. Tournament of Dreams (2007)

88 min | Drama, Sport

4.4
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A dramatic feature about an inner city girl's high school basketball team who, with the help of a dedicated coach struggle though personal issues to save their basketball program.

Writers: Don Abernathy, Lisa King | Director: Don Abernathy | Stars: Tony Todd, Debbie Allen, Shakira Bryant, Keana Jackson

47. The River Pirates (1988)

PG | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Family

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Writers: Paul W. Cooper, Willie Morris | Director: Tom G. Robertson | Stars: Richard Farnsworth, Ryan Francis, Gennie James, Douglas Emerson

48. Strings (I) (2011)

98 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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In the wake of his daughter's death, a troubled musician seeks out an experimental therapist to turn his life around. When the therapist calls for him to leave everything behind and take on... See full summary »

Writer: Mark Dennis | Directors: Mark Dennis, Ben Foster | Stars: Billy Harvey, Elle LaMont, Chris Potter, Karl Anderson

49. Voy a explotar (2008)

106 min | Drama

6.4
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Tale of a young couple who throw caution to the wind and set out in search of their true fate. Román is the son of a contemptible, right-leaning congressman. Recently enrolled in a new high... See full summary »

Writer: Gerardo Naranjo | Director: Gerardo Naranjo | Stars: Juan Pablo de Santiago, Maria Deschamps, Martha Claudia Moreno, Daniel Giménez Cacho

50. Children on Their Birthdays (2002)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

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12 year old Lily Bobbit moves to Medda, Ala, and immediately makes an impression on the residents when she and her friends team up to outsmart a con man, the town is changed forever.

Writers: Truman Capote, Douglas Sloan | Director: Mark Medoff | Stars: Sheryl Lee, Christopher McDonald, Tom Arnold, Joe Pichler