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1. Man Up (I) (2015)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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69 Metascore

A single woman takes the place of a stranger's blind date, which leads to her finding the perfect boyfriend.

Writer: Tess Morris | Director: Ben Palmer | Stars: Lake Bell, Simon Pegg, Olivia Williams, Ophelia Lovibond

Votes: 21,784

2. Cheers (1982–1993)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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The regulars of the Boston bar Cheers share their experiences and lives with each other while drinking or working at the bar where everybody knows your name.

Creators: James Burrows, Glen Charles, Les Charles | Stars: Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger, George Wendt

Votes: 33,130

3. Mom (2013– )

30 min | Comedy, Romance

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, Gemma Baker, Eddie Gorodetsky | Stars: Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Blake Garrett Rosenthal, Matt Jones

Votes: 13,280

4. My Name Is Earl (2005–2009)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.8
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A ne'er do well wins $100,000 in the lottery and decides to right all the wrongs from his past with his newfound realization.

Creator: Gregory Thomas Garcia | Stars: Jason Lee, Ethan Suplee, Jaime Pressly, Nadine Velazquez

Votes: 80,659

5. Inside Man (2006)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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76 Metascore

A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.

Writer: Russell Gewirtz | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 264,097

6. Anger Management (2012–2014)

21 min | Comedy

6.7
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Charlie is a former baseball player. In his final game, he gave himself a career-ending injury when he tried to snap a bat over his leg in anger. He becomes an anger management therapist and runs a successful private practice. His life is complicated by an ex-wife and a teenage daughter who has obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Creator: Bruce Helford | Stars: Shawnee Smith, Charlie Sheen, Noureen DeWulf, Michael Arden

Votes: 26,366

7. The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)

R | 90 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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What is taking Deborah Logan? Some memories are worth forgetting.

Writers: Adam Robitel, Gavin Heffernan | Director: Adam Robitel | Stars: Jill Larson, Anne Ramsay, Michelle Ang, Brett Gentile

Votes: 12,945

8. Batman: Year One (2011 Video)

PG-13 | 64 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.4
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A wealthy playboy and a Chicago cop both return to Gotham City where their lives will intersect in unexpected ways.

Writers: Bob Kane, Frank Miller, David Mazzucchelli, Tab Murphy | Directors: Sam Liu, Lauren Montgomery | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Ben McKenzie, Eliza Dushku, Jon Polito

Votes: 18,988

9. Children of a Lesser God (1986)

R | 119 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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James is a new speech teacher at a school for the deaf. He falls for Sarah, a pupil who decided to stay on at the school rather than venture into the big bad world. She shuns him at first, ... See full summary »

Writers: Mark Medoff, Hesper Anderson | Director: Randa Haines | Stars: William Hurt, Marlee Matlin, Piper Laurie, Philip Bosco

Votes: 11,413

10. Megan Is Missing (2011)

85 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.0
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Fictional drama based on actual events, about 2 teen-age girls who encounter an internet predator.

Writer: Michael Goi | Director: Michael Goi | Stars: Amber Perkins, Rachel Quinn, Dean Waite, Jael Elizabeth Steinmeyer

Votes: 5,790

11. Frankie & Alice (2010)

R | 101 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
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47 Metascore

A drama centered on a go-go dancer with multiple personality disorder who struggles to remain her true self and begins working with a psychotherapist to uncover the mystery of the inner ghosts that haunt her.

Writers: Cheryl Edwards, Marko King, Mary King, Jonathan Watters, Joe Shrapnel, Anna Waterhouse, Oscar Janiger, Philip Goldberg | Director: Geoffrey Sax | Stars: Halle Berry, Stellan Skarsgård, Phylicia Rashad, Chandra Wilson

Votes: 3,499

12. Inner Demons (2014)

Not Rated | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.2
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35 Metascore

INNER DEMONS follows an 'Intervention'-style reality show crew that films an episode about a sixteen-year old girl, a former A-student, who is fighting addiction but may in fact be ... See full summary »

Writer: Glenn Gers | Director: Seth Grossman | Stars: Lara Vosburgh, Morgan McClellan, Kate Whitney, Brian Flaherty

Votes: 1,436

13. Asylum (IV) (2008)

R | 93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.0
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Six college students discover their dorm was once an insane asylum that conducted gruesome lobotomies on its teenage inmates during the 1930's.

Writer: Ethan Lawrence | Director: David R. Ellis | Stars: Sarah Roemer, Jake Muxworthy, Mark Rolston, Travis Van Winkle

Votes: 2,845

14. Boo (2005)

R | 94 min | Horror

4.4
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A handful of college students get trapped in a haunted hospital on Halloween.

Writer: Anthony C. Ferrante | Director: Anthony C. Ferrante | Stars: Trish Coren, Rachel Harland, Jilon VanOver, Happy Mahaney

Votes: 4,042

15. Bringing Up Bobby (2011)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy

5.2
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34 Metascore

A con artist moves her son to a conservative neighborhood in Oklahoma in an effort to build a better future, but it doesn't take long for her past to catch up with her, and for her son's behavior to cause problems of its own.

Writers: Cole Frates, Famke Janssen | Director: Famke Janssen | Stars: Milla Jovovich, Bill Pullman, Marcia Cross, Spencer List

Votes: 1,523

16. Karthik Calling Karthik (2010)

135 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.0
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A much abused loner achieves success, and even wins the heart of his gorgeous co-worker, after getting early morning mysterious phone calls from someone.

Writer: Vijay Lalwani | Director: Vijay Lalwani | Stars: Farhan Akhtar, Deepika Padukone, Ram Kapoor, Vivan Bhatena

Votes: 5,976

17. Watercolor Postcards (2013)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama

5.1
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A small town girl returns home only to inherit more problems than she brought.

Writer: Conrad Goode | Director: Rajeev Dassani | Stars: Bailee Madison, Jonathan Banks, Laura Bell Bundy, John C. McGinley

Votes: 205

18. The Screaming Skull (1958)

Unrated | 68 min | Horror, Thriller

3.3
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A newly married couple arrives at the home of the husband's late wife, where the gardens have been maintained by a gardener faithful to the dead woman's memory. Soon, eerie events lead the new wife to think she's losing her mind.

Writer: John Kneubuhl | Director: Alex Nicol | Stars: John Hudson, Peggy Webber, Russ Conway, Tony Johnson

Votes: 2,330

19. Woh Lamhe (2006)

Biography, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Based upon the life of actress Parveen Babi, this film describes the life of a schizophrenic actress Sana Azim, and the love of her life - Aditya Garewal.

Writers: Mahesh Bhatt, Shagufta Rafique | Director: Mohit Suri | Stars: Kangana Ranaut, Shiney Ahuja, Shaad Randhawa, Purab Kohli

Votes: 908

20. Randy and the Mob (2007)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Crime

6.1
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A good ol' boy (McKinnon) gets into trouble with some mobsters, and then must seek assistance from his estranged, identical twin gay brother.

Writer: Ray McKinnon | Director: Ray McKinnon | Stars: Ray McKinnon, Walton Goggins, Lisa Blount, Tim DeKay

Votes: 314

21. Conversation Piece (1974)

126 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A reclusive, retired professor is faced with confronting modernity when a group of vulgar youths, led by an obnoxious marchesa, take up residence in his unused upper residence.

Writers: Enrico Medioli, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Luchino Visconti | Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Helmut Berger, Silvana Mangano, Claudia Marsani

Votes: 2,475

22. Mera Naam Joker (1970)

224 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Raju is a joker, a clown. It is what he is and what he always shall be. As his life story unfolds in three chapters, from his school days to the circus to the streets, he must always make ... See full summary »

Writer: Khwaja Ahmad Abbas | Director: Raj Kapoor | Stars: Manoj Kumar, Simi Garewal, Achala Sachdev, Rishi Kapoor

Votes: 2,957

23. The Punk Syndrome (2012)

85 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A Finnish punk-rock band formed by four mentally disabled guys.

Writers: Jukka Kärkkäinen, Jani-Petteri Passi, Sami Jahnukainen | Directors: Jukka Kärkkäinen, Jani-Petteri Passi | Stars: Pertti Kurikka, Kari Aalto, Sami Helle, Toni Välitalo

Votes: 1,220

24. Bad Family (2010)

95 min | Drama

6.4
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After a divorce a father raises his son on his own, while his ex-wife has custody over his daughter. When the mother dies, the brother end sister finally meet again.

Writer: Aleksi Salmenperä | Director: Aleksi Salmenperä | Stars: Ville Virtanen, Lauri Tilkanen, Pihla Viitala, Vera Kiiskinen

Votes: 655

25. Eyes Open Nevermore (2015)

42 min | Short, Drama

9.8
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A remorseful fugitive and a disgraced psychiatrist meet on a bridge where they have both come to commit suicide.

Writer: Jordan Lannan | Director: Jordan Lannan | Stars: Emily Dabney, Anthony Ingruber, Jordan Lannan, Abby Ramsay

Votes: 8

26. Segunda mano (2011)

110 min | Horror, Mystery

5.3
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As the film begins, we see Owen (Rico Blanco) and Mariella (Angelica Panganiban) are fighting in a car by a lake. It appears that Owen has left his wife to be with Mariella, and is angry ... See full summary »

Writer: Joel Mercado | Director: Joyce Bernal | Stars: Kris Aquino, Dingdong Dantes, Angelica Panganiban, Helen Gamboa

Votes: 52

27. Three Wise Men (2008)

105 min | Drama

6.7
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Writers: Irina Björklund, Kari Heiskanen, Petri Karra, Mika Kaurismäki, Pertti Sveholm, Timo Torikka | Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Kari Heiskanen, Pertti Sveholm, Timo Torikka, Irina Björklund

Votes: 421

28. The Terrestrial (2016– )

Drama, Sci-Fi | Announced

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30. The Showing (2014)

17 min | Short, Drama

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Sadie, a recently engaged real estate agent feels trapped in her current relationship. Haunted by her troubled past, she begins to lead a double life in one of her show apartments.

Writer: Jonathan Lang | Director: Jonathan Lang | Stars: Katie Morrison, Lucas Van Engen, Lucas Salvagno, Brian Scott Miller

31. This Girl in the Desert (2006)

30 min | Short, Drama

7.7
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Writer: Rebecca Parker | Director: Rebecca Parker | Stars: Emma Randall, Roberto Meza Mont, Peter Barry, Richard Brancatisano

Votes: 11

32. Shadowrun: Hong Kong (2015 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Crime

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A shadowrunner and his or her adoptive brother must work with a female triad boss to gather a team and track down their missing adoptive father, who knows how to stop the ancient demonic force that's threatening the city of Hong Kong.

Writer: Andrew McIntosh | Director: Mitch Gitelman

33. Spiritual Warfare (2010)

90 min | Action, Biography, Drama

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The true life story of Joshua Sheese and his spiritual warfares. The warfares he went thru in his past, that now haunts him as an adult. He finds his faith and is able to conquer the demons... See full summary »

Writer: Joshua Sheese | Director: Joshua Sheese | Stars: Joshua Sheese, Devin Kerr, Cheryl Sheese, Anakin Leigh Sheese

34. Glastage (2007)

27 min | Short, Drama

5.7
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Rosalie, an aging art historian, falls in love with a troubled bisexual artist half her age. Their relationship becomes pure torture for them both.

Writers: Andre Schneider, Stephan Schoenholtz | Director: Ingo J. Biermann | Stars: Martina Schaak, Andre Schneider, Ingmar Skrinjar, Doris Prilop

Votes: 36

35. Needle (2014)

10 min | Short, Drama

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A neglectful brother attempts to reconnect with his sister who has no room in her heart to forgive his troubled past.

Writers: Jace Daniel, Vijay Woods | Director: Jace Daniel | Stars: Jeffrey Arrington, Dana Dae, Troy Thomas

36. Linnan ruusut (2009 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Writer: Marja Kurikka | Director: Marja Kurikka