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1. 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.

Stars: Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger, George Wendt

Votes: 36,350

2. Mom (2013– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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A newly sober single mom tries to pull her life together in Napa Valley, while dealing with her own wayward mother.

Stars: Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Mimi Kennedy, Blake Garrett Rosenthal

Votes: 16,741

3. My Name Is Earl (2005–2009)

TV-PG | 22 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.

Stars: Jason Lee, Ethan Suplee, Jaime Pressly, Nadine Velazquez

Votes: 85,498

4. 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.

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

Votes: 283,479 | Gross: $88.50M

5. Anger Management (2012–2014)

22 min | Comedy, Romance

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 ... See full summary »

Stars: Shawnee Smith, Charlie Sheen, Noureen DeWulf, Michael Arden

Votes: 27,627

6. 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.

Director: Ben Palmer | Stars: Keir Charles, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Lake Bell, Robert Wilfort

Votes: 36,447

7. The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)

R | 90 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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An elderly woman battling Alzheimer's disease agrees to let a film crew document her condition, but what they discover is something far more sinister going on.

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

Votes: 17,453

8. Megan Is Missing (2011)

85 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.9
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Two teenage girls encounter an Internet child predator.

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

Votes: 6,577

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 »

Director: Randa Haines | Stars: William Hurt, Marlee Matlin, Piper Laurie, Philip Bosco

Votes: 12,201 | Gross: $31.85M

10. 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.

Directors: Sam Liu, Lauren Montgomery | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Ben McKenzie, Eliza Dushku, Jon Polito

Votes: 23,683

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.

Director: Geoffrey Sax | Stars: Halle Berry, Stellan Skarsgård, Phylicia Rashad, Chandra Wilson

Votes: 3,962 | Gross: $0.69M

12. Paha perhe (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.

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

Votes: 690

13. Watercolor Postcards (2013)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama

5.1
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A girl returns from a failed Hollywood career to her West Texas home, to say good-bye to her dying mother, only to find an eccentric, ex-pro football player, selling postcards and singing to his horse, while taking care of a sister she never knew and past she tried to leave behind.

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

Votes: 231

14. Inner Demons (2014)

Not Rated | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.2
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35 Metascore

A reality television crew, whose show features stories about drug addicts, finds that their 16-year-old junkie for their latest episode might actually not be fighting addiction, but a demonic force gripping her soul.

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

Votes: 1,806

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.

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

Votes: 1,593 | Gross: $0.00M

16. Asylum (IV) (2008)

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

4.1
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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.

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

Votes: 2,970

17. Conversation Piece (1974)

121 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.

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Helmut Berger, Silvana Mangano, Claudia Marsani

Votes: 2,741

18. Boo (2005)

R | 94 min | Horror

4.3
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A handful of college students get trapped in a haunted hospital on Halloween.

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

Votes: 4,217

19. 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.

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

Votes: 2,442

20. Woh Lamhe (2006)

156 min | 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.

Director: Mohit Suri | Stars: Kangana Ranaut, Shiney Ahuja, Shaad Randhawa, Purab Kohli

Votes: 949

21. Karthik Calling Karthik (2010)

135 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.0
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A loner, Karthik achieves success, and even wins the heart of his gorgeous co-worker, after getting early morning mysterious phone calls from someone claiming to be him.

Director: Vijay Lalwani | Stars: Siddhartha Gupta, Swapnel Desai, Farhan Akhtar, Vipin Sharma

Votes: 7,332 | Gross: $0.29M

22. Mera Naam Joker (1970)

224 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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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 »

Director: Raj Kapoor | Stars: Manoj Kumar, Simi Garewal, Achala Sachdev, Rishi Kapoor

Votes: 3,731

23. Betty (1992)

103 min | Drama

7.3
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When Betty is caught en flagrante, her bourgeois in-laws and husband force a divorce settlement upon her and bar her from seeing her two daughters. She is rescued from an alcoholic stupor ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Marie Trintignant, Stéphane Audran, Jean-François Garreaud, Yves Lambrecht

Votes: 1,027

24. A Silent Agreement (2017)

Drama | Filming

Reuben, a sensitive writer, grapples with a speech impediment as his boyfriend, Derek, a profoundly deaf Human Rights activist, provides strategies to restore his confidence and ... See full summary »

Director: Davo Hardy | Stars: Davo Hardy, Joshua Sealy, Paul Mercurio, Sage Godrei

25. 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.

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

Votes: 317 | Gross: $0.05M

26. Kovasikajuttu (2012)

85 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

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

Directors: Jukka Kärkkäinen, J.P. Passi | Stars: Pertti Kurikka, Kari Aalto, Sami Helle, Toni Välitalo

Votes: 1,270

27. Kolme viisasta miestä (2008)

105 min | Drama

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

Votes: 437

28. Segunda mano (2011)

110 min | Horror, Mystery

5.5
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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 »

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

Votes: 56

29. Veljekset (2011)

90 min | Drama

5.7
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Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Kari Heiskanen, Pertti Sveholm, Timo Torikka, Liisa Kuoppamäki

Votes: 141

30. The Terrestrial

Drama, Sci-Fi | Announced

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31. 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.

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

Votes: 12

32. This Girl in the Desert (2006)

30 min | Short, Drama

7.5
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Director: Rebecca Parker | Stars: Emma Randall, Roberto Meza Mont, Peter Barry, Richard Brancatisano

Votes: 12

33. Friend Request (2017)

15 min | Short, Drama

With his marriage and career hanging on by a thread, an alcoholic gets a friend request from an old enemy he thought he killed over 20 years ago and must deal with the present in order to come to terms with his sordid past.

Director: Jesse Wine | Stars: Tom Choi, Jean Paul San Pedro, Jessie Cairns, Alfie Rodriguez

34. Shadowrun: Hong Kong (2015 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Crime

7.3
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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.

Director: Mitch Gitelman

Votes: 11

35. 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.

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

36. 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 »

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

37. 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.

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

38. 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.

Director: Ingo J. Biermann | Stars: Martina Schaak, André Schneider, Ingmar Skrinjar, Doris Prilop

Votes: 36

39. Rise of Rome

Short, Drama | Pre-production

A fashion designer who is trapped in a life of politics, drugs, women and money. His past comes back to hunt him when an old friend returns to his life.

Director: Danny Sutton

40. Linnan ruusut (2009 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Marja Kurikka