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1. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy

7.8
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61 Metascore

A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the Principal thinks of that.

Director: John Hughes | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, Jeffrey Jones

Votes: 267,549 | Gross: $70.14M

2. Koto no ha no niwa (2013)

46 min | Animation, Drama, Romance

7.6
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A 15-year-old boy and 27-year-old woman find an unlikely friendship one rainy day in the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

Director: Makoto Shinkai | Stars: Miyu Irino, Kana Hanazawa, Fumi Hirano, Gou Maeda

Votes: 17,424

3. Rumble Fish (1983)

R | 94 min | Drama

7.2
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63 Metascore

Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation, and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Matt Dillon, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane, Dennis Hopper

Votes: 26,531 | Gross: $2.49M

4. Bowling for Columbine (2002)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

8.0
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72 Metascore

Filmmaker Michael Moore explores the roots of America's predilection for gun violence.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Charlton Heston, Marilyn Manson, Salvador Allende

Votes: 129,384 | Gross: $21.24M

5. Angela's Ashes (1999)

R | 145 min | Drama

7.3
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54 Metascore

Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Emily Watson, Robert Carlyle, Joe Breen, Ciaran Owens

Votes: 18,058 | Gross: $13.04M

6. Ginger & Rosa (2012)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama

6.3
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69 Metascore

A look at the lives of two teenage girls - inseparable friends Ginger and Rosa -- growing up in 1960s London as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms, and the pivotal event that comes to redefine their relationship.

Director: Sally Potter | Stars: Elle Fanning, Alice Englert, Annette Bening, Oliver Platt

Votes: 8,862 | Gross: $1.01M

7. Sadie's Last Days on Earth (2016)

Unrated | 90 min | Comedy

5.1
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Everything in high school is like the world ending and Sadie Mitchell's crippling fear of the coming apocalypse is the heightened version of that. Undeterred by the naysayers, Sadie has two... See full summary »

Director: Michael Seater | Stars: Morgan Taylor Campbell, Clark Backo, Ricardo Hoyos, Munro Chambers

Votes: 242

8. Northern Borders (2013)

108 min | Drama

6.3
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44 Metascore

'Northern Borders' tells the story of ten year-old Austen Kittredge who is sent by his father to live on his grandparents' Vermont farm, where he experiences wild adventures and uncovers ... See full summary »

Director: Jay Craven | Stars: Bruce Dern, Geneviève Bujold, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick, Tom Bodett

Votes: 155

9. Old Enough (1984)

PG | 92 min | Drama

6.5
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Twelve-year-old, well-bred Lonnie meets the impudent Karen on the street. They spend some time together and Karen teaches Lonnie some of her favorite pastimes, like make-up, shop-lifting, ... See full summary »

Director: Marisa Silver | Stars: Sarah Boyd, Rainbow Harvest, Neill Barry, Alyssa Milano

Votes: 417

10. Nói albinói (2003)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama

7.4
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68 Metascore

Is he the village idiot or a genius in disguise? 17 year old Noi drifts through life on a remote fjord in the north of Iceland. In winter, the fjord is cut off from the outside world, ... See full summary »

Director: Dagur Kári | Stars: Tómas Lemarquis, Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson, Elín Hansdóttir, Anna Friðriksdóttir

Votes: 8,295 | Gross: $0.06M

11. Born to Be Bad (1934)

Approved | 62 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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Letty, a young woman who ended up pregnant, unmarried and on the streets at fifteen is bitter and determined that her child will not grow up to be taken advantage of. Letty teaches her ... See full summary »

Directors: Lowell Sherman, Jack Conway | Stars: Loretta Young, Cary Grant, Jackie Kelk, Marion Burns

Votes: 865

12. Rodinny film (2015)

95 min | Drama

6.5
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A couple embark on an early vacation. Left alone, their children cut loose until the boy gets caught for skipping school and things take an unexpected turn. Boasting exquisite camera work, ... See full summary »

Director: Olmo Omerzu | Stars: Daniel Kadlec, Jenovéfa Boková, Vanda Hybnerová, Karel Roden

Votes: 297

13. 75 (2017)

Crime, Drama | Completed

A crash victim, a housewife and two repressed teens are connected by hard-working therapist Viola, who helps them battle their addictions while two disillusioned detectives struggle with the mounting war against heroin in Cincinnati.

Director: Joe Zappa | Stars: Tifani Ahren Davis, Kip Bennett, Marcus B. Jackson, Shannon Faith

14. Kizzu ritân (1996)

107 min | Crime, Drama, Sport

7.6
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Dropping out of high school, two friends at first find success, one as a up-and-coming boxer and one as a low level gangster. Yet, their life decisions still find a way of catching up on them.

Director: Takeshi Kitano | Stars: Ken Kaneko, Masanobu Andô, Leo Morimoto, Hatsuo Yamaya

Votes: 4,589

15. The Traveler (1974)

83 min | Drama

7.6
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A grade-school-age boy, neglected by his parents, lies, cheats, and steals to accumulate enough money to afford a bus ride to a large city and a ticket to see his favorite soccer team play.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Hassan Darabi, Masud Zandbegleh, Mostafa Tari

Votes: 874

16. Fluppy Dogs (1986 TV Movie)

TV-G | 45 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.1
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A band of dimension hopping humanoid dogs need the help of two kids to return home.

Director: Fred Wolf | Stars: Marshall Efron, Carl Steven, Cloyce Morrow, Hal Smith

Votes: 239

17. Krantiveer (1994)

Not Rated | 159 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Disowned by his parents at a young age Pratap Narayan Tilak ended up in a small time village controlled by underworld dons and some very powerful and influential politicians. Lazy, ... See full summary »

Director: Mehul Kumar | Stars: Dimple Kapadia, Nana Patekar, Atul Agnihotri, Mamta Kulkarni

Votes: 1,446

18. Youth Runs Wild (1944)

Passed | 67 min | Drama

4.8
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During WWII, adults are either off fighting or busy in the factories, so juvenile delinquency becomes a major problem back home. Danny Hauser, a wounded soldier, finds this out as he ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Bonita Granville, Kent Smith, Jean Brooks, Glen Vernon

Votes: 214

19. Ctyri slunce (2012)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Fogi is enjoying his never ending puberty. But simultaneously Fogi is also trying to live up to his family duties and bring up Véna, his son from the first marriage. He did not get married ... See full summary »

Director: Bohdan Sláma | Stars: Jaroslav Plesl, Anna Geislerová, Karel Roden, Jirí Mádl

Votes: 256

20. Box Room (2014)

16 min | Short, Drama, Horror

7.2
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Jerry is a strange and solitary boy who lives with his young neglectful mother in a run down apartment. He spends his weekends hidden away in his bedroom making model figurines and watching... See full summary »

Director: Michael Lathrop | Stars: Amanda Coakley, Killian Coyle, Roxanne Josephine, Robert Koczera

Votes: 23

21. Pommes essen (2012)

85 min | Drama, Family

6.0
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While the owner of a snack stall is in a health resort, her three teenage daughters grapple with continuing the snack stall.

Director: Tina von Traben | Stars: Luise Risch, Marlene Risch, Tabea Willemsen, Anneke Kim Sarnau

Votes: 116

22. Curious Alice (1968)

11 min | Animation, Short

6.1
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This is an education film for public school children, about drugs, narcotics, psychedelics, alcohol, amphetamines, and barbiturates abuse in the context of the Alice In Wonderland story.

Stars: Elizabeth Jones, Sparky

Votes: 103

23. A Bout with a Trout (1947)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Family

6.6
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Little Lulu, torn between playing hookey and going fishing, or going to school, chooses to go fishing...where she encounters the Fish from Cartoon Hades.

Director: Izzy Sparber | Star: Cecil Roy

Votes: 77

24. Velké trápení (1975)

87 min | Drama, Family

5.7
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Director: Jirí Hanibal | Stars: Renata Masková, Jana Stepánková, Bozena Böhmová, Eduard Cupák

Votes: 13

25. DonT Stop (2012)

98 min | Drama, Music

6.5
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1983. Czechoslovakia is still under communist rule. Micky is an eighteen-year old secondary school student. His best friend David has just been kicked out of school. Their dream is to put ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Rericha | Stars: Patrik Dergel, Lukás Reichl, Jakub Zednicek, Oliver Cox

Votes: 84

26. Matinée (1977)

96 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Director: Jaime Humberto Hermosillo | Stars: Héctor Bonilla, Manuel Ojeda, Rodolfo Chávez Martínez, Armando Martín

Votes: 95

27. Lovers Courageous (1932)

Passed | 77 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Aspiring playwright jumping from job to job falls for admiral's daughter.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Madge Evans, Roland Young, Frederick Kerr

Votes: 114

28. Trouble Is My Business (2008)

85 min | Documentary

6.9
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Aorere College is situated in the heart of Mangere, a low socio-economic area in South Auckland, New Zealand. The school struggles to cope with the widespread social issues inherent in the ... See full summary »

Director: Juliette Veber

Votes: 16

29. Pátek není svátek (1980)

83 min | Comedy

5.9
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It is Friday, and in their flat in a modern Prague housing estate the Novák family are getting ready to go to their weekend wood cabin. As usual, when they get there they quarrel. They are ... See full summary »

Director: Otakar Fuka | Stars: Jorga Kotrbová, Petr Kostka, Magdalena Reifová, Magda Bicíková

Votes: 34

30. Plavi, plavi! (1989 TV Movie)

Drama

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Director: Arsa Milosevic | Stars: Predrag Bjelac, Srboljub Cuturilo, Minja Stevovic Filipovic, Slavoljub Fisekovic

31. Der tapfere Schulschwänzer (1967)

67 min | Family

7.0
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Director: Winfried Junge | Stars: André Kallenbach, Günter Ott, Ilse Voigt, Hartmut Tietz

Votes: 13

32. The Kitchen Cynic (1944)

Approved | 18 min | Comedy, Short

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Edgar Kennedy's brother-in-law finds what he thinks is a missing boy, whose return carries a $500 reward, and takes him the Edgar's home. Once there, the kid turns into a brat and begins to... See full summary »

Director: Hal Yates | Stars: Edgar Kennedy, Florence Lake, Jack Rice, Sarah Edwards

33. The Music Lesson (1932)

7 min | Animation, Short, Music

6.2
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Flip makes mischief during his piano lesson.

Director: Ub Iwerks

Votes: 53

34. Miss George Washington (1916)

Comedy, Romance

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Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Marguerite Clark, Frank Losee, Niles Welch, Florence Martin

35. The Other Side of the Tracks (2006)

1 min | Short, Drama

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Felix is slow and likes to go trainspotting. On one such day he is picked on and beaten up by a gang of school kids.

Director: Nick Kirk | Stars: Jerry Anton, Zowie Barrett

36. Dance Academy (2010–2013)
Episode: Connectivity (2012)

TV-PG | 25 min | Drama, Family, Music

8.5
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It's term exams, notably the pas-de-deux. Sammy flees in his restaurant job, but gets overworked with worrisome marks. Christian is fed-up after his break-up with Tara, but the mates ... See full summary »

Director: Lynn-Maree Danzey | Stars: Xenia Goodwin, Alicia Banit, Dena Kaplan, Isabel Durant

Votes: 13

37. Full House (1987–1995)
Episode: D.J. Tanner's Day Off (1988)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.5
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D.J. skips school and sneaks down to the mall to get a celebrity's autograph.

Director: Joel Zwick | Stars: John Stamos, Bob Saget, Dave Coulier, Candace Cameron Bure

Votes: 156

38. Home and Away (1988– )
Episode: Episode #1.5035 (2010)

28 min | Drama, Romance

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Xavier is so miserably afraid to face his ma that he dodges school. Ruby follows him to 'deal with it' one day on the beach. He even wants to move to the farm. Marilyn Fisher returns from ... See full summary »

Director: Danny Raco | Stars: Ray Meagher, Lynne McGranger, Jodi Gordon, Esther Anderson

39. Neighbours (1985– )
Episode: Episode #1.6173 (2011)

TV-G | Drama, Romance

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Basketball captain Chris never made a fuss about his homophobic teammates changing the training times maliciously, but when Tash scolds ringleader Adam 'Millsy' Miller, that makes ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Langman | Stars: Alan Fletcher, Ryan Moloney, Eve Morey, Gemma Pranita

40. Gilmore Girls (2000–2007)
Episode: Happy Birthday, Baby (2003)

TV-PG | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Rory plans Lorelai's birthday party.

Director: Gail Mancuso | Stars: Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Melissa McCarthy, Keiko Agena

Votes: 366

41. Blue Murder (2003–2009)
Episode: Private Sins: Part 1 (2009)

Not Rated | 46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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After being honored as a "super cop," DS Shap begins a private rogue investigation of the murder of an illegal Belarusian immigrant.

Director: Juliet May | Stars: Caroline Quentin, Ian Kelsey, Paul Loughran, Nicholas Murchie

Votes: 36

42. The Wire (2002–2008)
Episode: Refugees (2006)

TV-MA | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.4
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With Freamon and Greggs moved to Homicide, Herc and Dozerman join Marimow in the stripped-down Major Crimes Unit. Cutty gets a 'custodial' job at Tilghman School mopping up truants, but can't make headway in his efforts to mentor Michael.

Director: Jim McKay | Stars: Dominic West, John Doman, Frankie Faison, Aidan Gillen

Votes: 1,572

43. Skins (2011)
Episode: Stanley (2011)

TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Stanley steals his dad's pride & joy to get to school and avoid failing. Tony talks him into stealing the car again to attend the choir recital that night. Tony passionately kisses his ... See full summary »

Director: Samir Rehem | Stars: Tom Barnett, Danny Flaherty, James Newman, Rachel Thevenard

Votes: 47

44. Punky Brewster (1984–1988)
Episode: Tangled Web (1987)

TV-G | 22 min | Family, Comedy

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When Punky pretends to be an elderly woman and sneaks into an R-rated movie, Cherie and Margaux cover for her truancy at school.

Director: Gary Menteer | Stars: George Gaynes, Soleil Moon Frye, Susie Garrett, Cherie Johnson

45. Ann Widdecombe Versus (2007– )
Episode: The Truants (2007)

Documentary

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Star: Ann Widdecombe