Most Popular "Unlikely Friendship" Titles
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1. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
TV-14 | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's future.
2. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
R | 93 min | Comedy
A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious slob of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion.
Votes: 93,706 | Gross: $49.23M
4. Star Trek (2009)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Commander Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful, time-traveling Romulan creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time.
Votes: 515,026 | Gross: $257.70M
5. The King's Speech (2010)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama
The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.
Votes: 517,094 | Gross: $138.80M
7. American Gangster (2007)
R | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East.
Votes: 329,886 | Gross: $130.13M
8. As Good as It Gets (1997)
PG-13 | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A single mother/waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is assaulted in a robbery.
Votes: 228,090 | Gross: $147.64M
9. Jennifer's Body (2009)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Horror
A newly possessed high school cheerleader turns into a succubus who specializes in killing her male classmates. Can her best friend put an end to the horror?
Votes: 94,352 | Gross: $16.20M
10. The Way Way Back (2013)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama
Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend's daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park.
Votes: 118,372 | Gross: $21.50M
11. Blackway (2015)
R | 90 min | Thriller
An ex-logger comes to the aid of a woman who returns to her hometown in the Pacific Northwest and finds herself harassed and stalked by a former cop turned crime lord.
Votes: 2,896 | Gross: $0.02M
12. Due Date (2010)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
High-strung father-to-be Peter Highman is forced to hitch a ride with aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay on a road trip in order to make it to his child's birth on time.
Votes: 277,215 | Gross: $100.45M
13. Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
PG | 99 min | Drama
An old Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in the American South have a relationship that grows and improves over the years.
Votes: 74,145 | Gross: $106.59M
15. The Crying Game (1992)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A British soldier is kidnapped by IRA terrorists. He befriends one of his captors, who is drawn into the soldier's world.
Votes: 42,089 | Gross: $62.55M
16. The Land Before Time (1988)
G | 69 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
An orphaned brontosaurus teams up with other young dinosaurs in order to reunite with their families in a valley.
Votes: 63,007 | Gross: $48.09M
18. DragonHeart (1996)
PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The last dragon and a disillusioned dragonslaying knight must cooperate to stop an evil king who was given partial immortality.
Votes: 79,329 | Gross: $51.32M
19. The Soloist (2009)
PG-13 | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.
Votes: 44,664 | Gross: $31.67M
20. Little Boy (2015)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, War
An eight-year-old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home. The story reveals the indescribable love a father has for his little boy and the love a son has for his father.
Votes: 17,054 | Gross: $6.42M
23. Unleashed (2005)
R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A man enslaved by the mob since childhood and raised into behaving like a human attack dog escapes his captors and attempts to start a new life.
Votes: 86,809 | Gross: $24.52M
24. The Station Agent (2003)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama
When his only friend dies, a man born with dwarfism moves to rural New Jersey to live a life of solitude, only to meet a chatty hot dog vendor and a woman dealing with her own personal loss.
Votes: 59,067 | Gross: $5.74M
25. Nothing to Lose (1997)
R | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When a man (Robbins) believes he has discovered that his wife is having an affair with his boss, it sets off a chain reaction of events. First he wanders into a ghetto where a robber (... See full summary »
Votes: 36,799 | Gross: $44.46M
26. Learning to Drive (2014)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
As her marriage dissolves, a Manhattan writer takes driving lessons from a Sikh instructor with marriage troubles of his own. In each other's company they find the courage to get back on the road and the strength to take the wheel.
Votes: 4,389 | Gross: $3.45M
27. Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
Not Rated | 75 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate.
28. Princess Protection Program (2009 TV Movie)
TV-G | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A princess whose country has been invaded goes into hiding in Louisiana, where she has to learn to act like an ordinary teenager.
31. Silent Night (2002 TV Movie)
100 min | Biography, Drama, War
Fact-based World War II story set on Christmas Eve, 1944, finds a German Mother and her son seeking refuge in a cabin on the war front. When she is invaded by three American soldiers and ... See full summary »
32. The Thief of Bagdad (1940)
Not Rated | 106 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
After being tricked and cast out of Bagdad by the evil Jaffar, King Ahmad joins forces with a thief named Abu to reclaim his throne, the city, and the Princess he loves.
33. The Christmas Tree (1996 TV Movie)
93 min | Drama, Family
A story about a forming friendship between an elderly nun, Sister Anthony, and New York's Rockefeller Center's head gardener Richard Reilly, who wants to fell a tree she's been growing for ... See full summary »
34. Snow Cake (2006)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Romance
A drama focused on the friendship between a high-functioning autistic woman and a man who is traumatized after a fatal car accident.
Votes: 10,962 | Gross: $0.03M
35. Digging to China (1997)
PG | 98 min | Drama
10-year-old Harriet dreams of leaving her home, where she doesn't feel she's needed by her mother and sister Gwen. When her mother dies in a car accident, she really starts to make plans ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,139 | Gross: $0.03M
37. The Survivors (1983)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Having both lost their jobs, two strangers become unlikely friends after a run in with a would be robber, who is actually a hitman with a grudge against the two.
38. Teenage Dirtbag (2009)
106 min | Drama
A popular high school girl is harassed by a delinquent boy until they are placed in creative writing class together. Through written words, they create a bond, but tragically a bond that ... See full summary »
40. The Long Walk Home (1990)
PG | 97 min | Drama, History
Two women, black and white, in 1955 Montgomery Alabama, must decide what they are going to do in response to the famous bus boycott lead by Martin Luther King.
Votes: 2,648 | Gross: $4.80M
41. A Deal Is a Deal (2008)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama
A comedy about ordinary people with unique dilemmas. How far will they go? Will the cocktail of desperation, friendship, loneliness, love and even a brush with cannibalism derail their intent?
42. Confessions of a Go-Go Girl (2008 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 88 min | Drama
Jane McCoy, a recent college graduate, much to her parent's dismay, decides to scrap her plans for law school to pursue an acting career full-time. Struggling to make ends meet, she meets a... See full summary »
44. Best Seller (1987)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country. To get the story right,... See full summary »
Votes: 3,541 | Gross: $4.28M
46. The Wedding Song (2008)
100 min | Drama, War
The Nazi occupation of Tunisia strains the bonds of friendship between a Muslim woman and a Sephardic Jewess who are both preparing for their marriages.
Votes: 582 | Gross: $0.03M
49. The Derby Stallion (2005)
PG | 98 min | Drama
An alcoholic former horse-trainer perceives in a fifteen-year-old boy a unique gift of horsemanship and makes it possible for the boy to conceive his dream and pursue it.
50. No et moi (2010)
105 min | Drama
Thirteen-year-old Lou Bertignac is a gifted but lonely child. At high school she is already in fifth grade, two years ahead of the other students, but she has no friends. At home, she does ... See full summary »