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1. The Help (2011)

PG-13 | 146 min | Drama

8.1
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62 Metascore

An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.

Writers: Tate Taylor, Kathryn Stockett | Director: Tate Taylor | Stars: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard

Votes: 286,048

2. Lovelace (2013)

R | 93 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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51 Metascore

The story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.

Writer: Andy Bellin | Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Amanda Seyfried, James Franco, Peter Sarsgaard, Juno Temple

Votes: 27,450

3. Winter Sleep (2014)

196 min | Drama

8.3
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88 Metascore

Aydin, a former actor, runs a small hotel in central Anatolia with his young wife Nihal with whom he has a stormy relationship and his sister Necla who is suffering from her recent divorce.... See full summary »

Writers: Ebru Ceylan, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Anton Chekhov | Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan | Stars: Haluk Bilginer, Melisa Sözen, Demet Akbag, Ayberk Pekcan

Votes: 20,013

4. Philomena (2013)

PG-13 | 98 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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76 Metascore

A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.

Writers: Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope, Martin Sixsmith | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Mare Winningham

Votes: 67,094

5. Half Nelson (2006)

R | 106 min | Drama

7.3
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85 Metascore

An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret.

Writers: Ryan Fleck, Anna Boden | Director: Ryan Fleck | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Anthony Mackie, Shareeka Epps, Jeff Lima

Votes: 67,291

6. Laurence Anyways (2012)

Not Rated | 168 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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73 Metascore

A drama that charts ten years in the relationship of a male-to-female transsexual's relationship with her lover.

Writer: Xavier Dolan | Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Melvil Poupaud, Emmanuel Schwartz, Suzanne Clément, Nathalie Baye

Votes: 8,884

7. Chinese Puzzle (2013)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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64 Metascore

A 40-year-old father's life is complicated when the mother of his two children moves to New York. Since he can't bear them growing up far away from him, he decides to move there as well.

Writer: Cédric Klapisch | Director: Cédric Klapisch | Stars: Romain Duris, Audrey Tautou, Cécile De France, Kelly Reilly

Votes: 8,490

8. House (1986)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.2
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A troubled writer moves into a haunted house after inheriting it from his aunt.

Writers: Fred Dekker, Ethan Wiley | Director: Steve Miner | Stars: William Katt, Kay Lenz, George Wendt, Richard Moll

Votes: 16,026

9. Creation (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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51 Metascore

Torn between faith and science, and suffering hallucinations, English naturalist Charles Darwin struggles to complete 'On the Origin of Species' and maintain his relationship with his wife.

Writers: John Collee, Jon Amiel, Randal Keynes | Director: Jon Amiel | Stars: Paul Bettany, Jennifer Connelly, Ian Kelly, Guy Henry

Votes: 10,933

10. The Girl from Nowhere (2012)

91 min | Drama

6.3
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Michel, a retired math teacher, has lived alone since his wife's death & occupies his time writing an essay about the beliefs that shape daily life. One day he comes across Dora, a young ... See full summary »

Writer: Jean-Claude Brisseau | Director: Jean-Claude Brisseau | Stars: Virginie Legeay, Claude Morel, Lise Bellynck, Sébastien Bailly

Votes: 365

11. Unforgivable (2011)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama

5.8
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66 Metascore

A crime writer living in Venice while working on his new novel meets and soon marries his real-estate agent. Relocated to a remote house on Sant'Erasmo Island, his obsession with his wife's daily whereabouts takes a dark turn.

Writers: André Téchiné, Mehdi Ben Attia, Philippe Djian | Director: André Téchiné | Stars: André Dussollier, Carole Bouquet, Mélanie Thierry, Adriana Asti

Votes: 602

12. Destiny (1997)

135 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.3
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The story is set in the 12th century in Arab-ruled Spanish province Andalusia, where famed philosopher Averroes is appointed grand judge by the caliph and his liberal court judgements are ... See full summary »

Writers: Youssef Chahine, Khaled Youssef | Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Nour El-Sherif, Hani Salama, Laila Eloui, Mahmoud Hemida

Votes: 1,721

13. L'alcova (1985)

86 min | Drama, Romance

5.2
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An English soldier (Cliver) returns home from the Zulu war with the daughter of a tribal king (Gemser) as his slave (a gift that he was given for "saving" the kings life). The spoils of war... See full summary »

Writer: Ugo Moretti | Director: Joe D'Amato | Stars: Lilli Carati, Annie Belle, Laura Gemser, Al Cliver

Votes: 293

14. No Time for Love (2009)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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When career focused Malou meets Bohemian Simon she realizes that opposites DO attract and that it's really only when you're open to the unexpected, that you truly live and feel life.

Writer: Lars Mering | Directors: Theis Mølstrøm Christensen, Lasse Spang Olsen | Stars: Tuva Novotny, Dejan Cukic, Robert Hansen, Solbjørg Højfeldt

Votes: 395

15. La question (1977)

112 min | Drama, War

6.7
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Writers: Henri Alleg, Laurent Heynemann, Claude Veillot | Director: Laurent Heynemann | Stars: Jacques Denis, Nicole Garcia, Jean-Pierre Sentier, Françoise Thuries

Votes: 65

16. Dreamaniac (1986)

82 min | Horror

3.6
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A heavy-metal musician makes a deal with a satanic succubus to make him successful with women, in return for the succubus being able to feed on the girls.

Writer: Helen Robinson | Director: David DeCoteau | Stars: Thomas Bern, Ashlyn Gere, Sylvia Summers, Lauren Peterson

Votes: 294

17. Papusza (2013)

131 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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The rise and fall of the most distinguished Polish-Gypsy poetess Bronislawa Wajs, widely known as Papusza, and her relationship with her discoverer, writer Jerzy Ficowski.

Writers: Joanna Kos-Krauze, Krzysztof Krauze | Directors: Joanna Kos-Krauze, Krzysztof Krauze | Stars: Jowita Budnik, Zbigniew Walerys, Antoni Pawlicki, Artur Steranko

Votes: 311

18. A Place Among the Living (2003)

103 min | Drama

6.8
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A mediocre pulp novelist is approached by a stranger claiming to be a serial killer with a proposition to chronicle his crimes.

Writers: Jean-Pierre Gattegno, Gilles Morris-Dumoulin, Raoul Ruiz | Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Christian Vadim, Thierry Gibault, Valérie Kaprisky, Cécile Bois

Votes: 83

19. Médecin-chef à la Santé (2012 TV Movie)

85 min | Drama

7.6
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Writers: Jean-Luc Estebe, Véronique Vasseur | Director: Yves Rénier | Stars: Mathilde Seigner, Samuel Labarthe, Youssef Hajdi, Jérôme Robart

Votes: 16

20. Big Women (1998– )
Episode: A Nest of Randy Vipers (1998)

Drama

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Writer: Fay Weldon | Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Annabelle Apsion, Peter Howell, Richard Bebb, Kelle Spry

21. Frasier (1993–2004)
Episode: Author, Author (1994)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Frasier and Niles try to collaborate on a book about sibling relationships.

Creators: David Angell, Peter Casey, David Lee | Director: James Burrows | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 316

22. Little People, Big World (2006– )
Episode: Battle for the Farm (Special) (2012)

TV-G | Documentary, Reality-TV

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Stars: Matthew Roloff, Amy Roloff, Jeremy Roloff, Zachary Roloff

23. Black Books (2000–2004)
Episode: Elephants and Hens (2004)

24 min | Comedy

8.6
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When Bernard holds a children's themed book day in the shop, Fran bets Manni and Bernard they couldn't write a children's book over a weekend, while Bernard bets Fran back that she will have an awful time at her friend's hen party.

Writers: Dylan Moran, Kevin Cecil, Andy Riley | Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig, Lucy Davis

Votes: 295

24. Carnivàle (2003–2005)
Episode: Insomnia (2003)

TV-MA | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.4
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Ben tries to stave off the torments of his dreams by staying awake, but the lack of sleep is taking its toll. Meanwhile, Samson looks to drum up new business by resurrecting several ... See full summary »

Creator: Daniel Knauf | Director: Jack Bender | Stars: Michael J. Anderson, Adrienne Barbeau, Patrick Bauchau, Clancy Brown

Votes: 340

25. Hannibal (2013– )
Episode: Relevés (2013)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.9
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Following an offhand comment by Graham, Hannibal leaves a comb in the chamber of Georgia Madchen, who accidentally sparks a fire inside her hyperbaric chamber and is burned to death. ... See full summary »

Creator: Bryan Fuller | Director: Michael Rymer | Stars: Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, Caroline Dhavernas, Hettienne Park

Votes: 2,214

26. Taboo (2002– )
Episode: Strange Love (2010)

TV-14 | Documentary

6.8
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A man in the United States falls in love with a sex doll. In Australia a couple stay faithful by having sex with strangers. In Nepal a 7-year-old child is sold as a bride. In the United Kingdom a man marries seven women.

Writers: Geoff Fitzpatrick, Nick Long, Rodney Long, Claire Westerman | Star: Lance Lewman

Votes: 6

27. Bones (2005– )
Episode: The Carrot in the Kudzu (2014)

TV-14 | 41 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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When a children's TV show actor is found dead, the Jeffersonian team goes behind the scenes to uncover who murdered everyone's favorite character, "Carrot Bill". But when the team discovers... See full summary »

Creator: Hart Hanson | Director: Rob Hardy | Stars: Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin, Tamara Taylor

Votes: 214

28. Fibber McGee and Molly (1959–1960)
Episode: The Fred Nitney Story (1959)

30 min | Comedy

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Fred Nitney stays with the McGees while working on book about his years in vaudeville.

Stars: Bob Sweeney, Cathy Lewis, Jack Kirkwood

29. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One Where Ross Meets Elizabeth's Dad (2000)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

8.6
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Elizabeth's father takes an instant disliking to Ross. Joey almost gets fired from "Mac and C.H.E.E.S.E." after offending the operator of the robot. Phoebe writes a book based on Monica and Chandler.

Creators: David Crane, Marta Kauffman | Director: Michael Lembeck | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 1,173

30. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One with Mrs. Bing (1995)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

8.3
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Chandler's flamboyant romance-novelist mother comes to visit, and Joey catches her kissing Ross. Meanwhile, Monica and Phoebe fight over a guy in a coma.

Creators: David Crane, Marta Kauffman | Director: James Burrows | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 1,515

31. Lost in Space (1965–1968)
Episode: The Raft (1965)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.8
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Will's "message in a bottle" experiments deplete the supply of fuel for the Jupiter 2. John and Don work on an alternate fuel source, but they cannot stabilize the output. Deciding to build... See full summary »

Creator: Irwin Allen | Director: Sobey Martin | Stars: Guy Williams, June Lockhart, Mark Goddard, Marta Kristen

Votes: 58

32. Lie to Me (2009–2011)
Episode: The Royal We (2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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While Cal suffers writer's block and the office suffers from personnel issues, the Lightman Group investigates charges of abuse and molestation at a teen beauty pageant.

Creator: Samuel Baum | Director: Michael Zinberg | Stars: Tim Roth, Kelli Williams, Brendan Hines, Monica Raymund

Votes: 262

33. Saved by the Bell: The College Years (1993–1994)
Episode: Zack, Lies & Videotape (1993)

TV-G | 22 min | Comedy

7.2
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Zack gets an anthropology assignment to die for by the new anthropology professor Lasky: conduct a field study of women's wants. Meanwhile, Slater tries to gain weight to be a heavyweight ... See full summary »

Creators: Sam Bobrick, Elaine Aronson | Director: Jeff Melman | Stars: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Mario Lopez, Dustin Diamond, Anne Tremko

Votes: 30