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1. The Florida Project (2017)

R | 111 min | Drama

7.6
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92 Metascore

Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Walt Disney World.

Director: Sean Baker | Stars: Brooklynn Prince, Bria Vinaite, Willem Dafoe, Christopher Rivera

Votes: 45,183 | Gross: $5.90M

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.

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

Votes: 39,538

3. The Woman in the Window (1944)

Not Rated | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.8
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When a conservative middle-aged professor engages in a minor dalliance with a femme fatale, he is plunged into a nightmarish quicksand of blackmail and murder.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Raymond Massey, Edmund Breon

Votes: 10,781

4. Little Rascals: Best of Our Gang (1930)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy

8.0
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Spanky, Buckwheat, Porky and all The Little Rascals at their hilarious best!

Stars: Eugene 'Porky' Lee, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas

Votes: 61

5. I've Got a Secret (1952–1967)

TV-G | 30 min | Family, Game-Show

8.1
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"I've Got a Secret" debuted on the heels of the successful "What's My Line?" Though "Secret" had somewhat similar rules, there were other elements that gave the show its own distinctive ... See full summary »

Stars: Henry Morgan, Bill Cullen, Garry Moore, Betsy Palmer

Votes: 347

6. Beginner's Luck (1935)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Family

7.7
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Spanky's mother pushes him to join a local theater's amateur night.

Director: Gus Meins | Stars: George 'Spanky' McFarland, Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Scotty Beckett, Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas

Votes: 233

7. The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1936)

TV-14 | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.9
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A feud, the origins of which can barely be remembered, has been boiling for decades between two sheltered mountain families, the Tollivers and the Falins. With plans to build a railroad ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Fred MacMurray, Henry Fonda, Fred Stone

Votes: 841

8. Our Gang Follies of 1938 (1937)

Approved | 21 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

7.3
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The gang is putting on a show with Alfalfa billed as "King of the Crooners." But Alfalfa abandons the show saying his crooning days are over, and that opera is his true calling. But after ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Our Gang, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, Darla Hood

Votes: 276

9. The Aurora Encounter (1986)

PG | 90 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

4.5
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A tiny alien lands in the small town of Aurora, Texas in the wild west. He flies around in his spaceship and checks out everything. While the kids are fascinated, their parents are rather ... See full summary »

Director: Jim McCullough Sr. | Stars: Jack Elam, Peter Brown, Carol Bagdasarian, Dottie West

Votes: 231

10. The George Gobel Show (1954–1960)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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For Gobel's half-hour series, he used a successful comedy format of a monologue segment, followed by a story set up segment, then a musical interlude with the show's girl singer, then the main skit with the guest performers.

Stars: George Gobel, Peggy King, John Scott Trotter, Jeff Donnell

Votes: 46

11. Our Gang Follies of 1936 (1935)

Approved | 18 min | Short, Comedy, Family

7.4
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The gang puts on a show, everything goes well, except they're missing an act.

Director: Gus Meins | Stars: Scotty Beckett, Darla Hood, Eugene 'Porky' Lee, George 'Spanky' McFarland

Votes: 138

12. General Spanky (1936)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Family, War

6.0
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A small boy is instrumental in a famous Civil War victory.

Directors: Gordon Douglas, Fred C. Newmeyer | Stars: George 'Spanky' McFarland, Phillips Holmes, Ralph Morgan, Irving Pichel

Votes: 315

13. Bored of Education (1936)

Approved | 10 min | Comedy, Family, Short

7.4
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Spanky and Alfalfa fake a tooth-ache to get out of school.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Darla Hood, Eugene 'Porky' Lee, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer

Votes: 204

14. Choo-Choo! (1932)

20 min | Short, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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The gang trades places with a group of orphans about to take a train ride.

Director: Robert F. McGowan | Stars: Sherwood Bailey, Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Dorothy DeBorba, Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins

Votes: 188

15. Robot Wrecks (1941)

11 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

5.5
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While visiting Black's Department Store, the Our Gang observe "Volto" a publicity robot in the appliance department. Unaware that the robot is actually an actor in a costume, the Our Gang ... See full summary »

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Robert Blake, Darla Hood, Billy 'Froggy' Laughlin, George 'Spanky' McFarland

Votes: 47

16. Alfalfa's Double (1940)

10 min | Comedy, Family, Short

6.5
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Alfalfa meets rich-boy Cornelius who, surprisingly, looks like Alfalfa and so they decided to switch places.

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Robert Blake, Darla Hood, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer

Votes: 42

17. Mama's Little Pirate (1934)

Approved | 20 min | Family, Short, Comedy

8.0
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The gang goes after pirate treasure they believe is hidden in a cave.

Director: Gus Meins | Stars: George 'Spanky' McFarland, Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Scotty Beckett, Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas

Votes: 159

18. The Kid from Borneo (1933)

18 min | Family, Short, Comedy

8.0
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The gang goes to a circus sideshow to visit Dickie and Spanky's uncle, mistakenly believing he is "The Wild Man from Borneo."

Director: Robert F. McGowan | Stars: Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Tommy Bond, Dorothy DeBorba, Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins

Votes: 313

19. Joy Scouts (1939)

11 min | Family, Comedy, Short

6.2
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The Boys Scouts give a demonstration of their camping skills, but the Our Gang are excluded from participating because they are not yet old enough. Undeterred, the Our Gang head off on ... See full summary »

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Eugene 'Porky' Lee, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas

Votes: 36

20. Goin' Fishin' (1940)

10 min | Family, Comedy, Short

7.0
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The Our Gang decide to go fishing in the morning. However, when on the bus, things start to stall along the way before they get to their stop.

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Robert Blake, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas

Votes: 57

21. Mush and Milk (1933)

20 min | Comedy, Family, Short

7.6
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When Cap's back pension finally comes in, he treats the gang to a day at an amusement park.

Director: Robert F. McGowan | Stars: Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Tommy Bond, Dorothy DeBorba, Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins

Votes: 190

22. The Famous Ferguson Case (1932)

74 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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A foreword warns against the peril of yellow journalism, and the story illustrates it by following events in the upstate New York town of Cornwall after prominant financier George Ferguson ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Joan Blondell, Grant Mitchell, Vivienne Osborne, Adrienne Dore

Votes: 152

23. Cowboy and the Senorita (1944)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Music, Western

6.0
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Bad guy Craig Allen, gambler and town boss, tries to take a gold mine inherited by innocent Chip Williams on her seventeenth birthday. Roy and his pal 'Teddy' Bear ride to help the girl and her cousin.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Mary Lee, Dale Evans

Votes: 186

24. Ye Olde Minstrels (1941)

10 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

5.8
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The Our Gang members want to raise money for the Red Cross. Of course they decide to put on a musical show. With the help of Froggy's uncle, an old minstrel show man, they hire the ... See full summary »

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Robert Blake, Darla Hood, Billy 'Froggy' Laughlin, George 'Spanky' McFarland

Votes: 38

25. Free Eats (1932)

20 min | Family, Comedy, Short

7.9
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The kids help capture a family of thieves.

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Sherwood Bailey, Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Dorothy DeBorba, Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins

Votes: 155

26. I Escaped from the Gestapo (1943)

Approved | 75 min | Drama, Mystery

5.2
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A forger is forced to work for a Nazi spy ring. His conscience gets the better of him, though, and he secretly conspires with the FBI to turn over the gang.

Director: Harold Young | Stars: Dean Jagger, John Carradine, Mary Brian, William Henry

Votes: 33

27. Our Gang: Inside the Clubhouse (1984 TV Movie)

93 min | Documentary

8.2
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A behind the scenes look at Hal Roach's Our Gang comedies, complete with interviews from several former cast and crew members of the series.

Directors: Bob Lang, Gordon Douglas, Cy Endfield, George Sidney | Stars: Peggy Ahern, Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Tommy Bond, Jackie Cooper

Votes: 10

28. Don't Lie (1942)

11 min | Comedy, Family, Short

5.5
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A big monkey has escaped from the circus, and Buckwheat sees it enter the neighborhood "haunted house." Buckwheat tries to tell his friends, but they don't believe him because he has been ... See full summary »

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Robert Blake, Billy 'Froggy' Laughlin, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas

Votes: 45

29. Forgotten Babies (1933)

20 min | Family, Short, Comedy

8.1
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While the rest of the gang goes fishing, Spanky gets stuck babysitting.

Director: Robert F. McGowan | Stars: George 'Spanky' McFarland, Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Tommy Bond, Dorothy DeBorba

Votes: 140

30. Divot Diggers (1936)

20 min | Comedy, Family, Short

7.3
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When the caddies at the local golf course go on strike, the gang steps in to earn some money.

Director: Robert F. McGowan | Stars: Darla Hood, Eugene 'Porky' Lee, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer

Votes: 123

31. Johnny Doughboy (1942)

Approved | 64 min | Adventure, Musical

5.3
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An arrogant young actress doesn't want to play "young" parts anymore, and runs off. The studio replaces her with the president of her fan club, who just happens to be a lookalike. Meanwhile... See full summary »

Director: John H. Auer | Stars: Jane Withers, Henry Wilcoxon, Jack Boyle Jr., William Demarest

Votes: 38

32. Bedtime Worries (1933)

20 min | Family, Short, Comedy

7.7
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An Our Gang Comedy. Spanky's parents are trying unsuccessfully to get Spanky to spend a peaceful first night in his own room.

Director: Robert F. McGowan | Stars: Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Tommy Bond, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Georgie Billings

Votes: 91

33. The Pinch Singer (1936)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Family

7.2
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Alfalfa and our gang try to win fifty dollars on a radio contest, Alfalfa sings and wins the fifty dollars.

Director: Fred C. Newmeyer | Stars: Darla Hood, Eugene 'Porky' Lee, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer

Votes: 73

34. Shrimps for a Day (1934)

Approved | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Family

7.6
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A magic lamp lets a young couple become kids again and exposes a mean old man who runs his orphanage like a prison.

Director: Gus Meins | Stars: Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Scotty Beckett, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas

Votes: 133

35. Wild Poses (1933)

20 min | Comedy, Family, Short

7.2
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An Our Gang Comedy. Spanky's parents take their reluctant boy to get his portrait taken by a prissy photographer.

Director: Robert F. McGowan | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Tommy Bond

Votes: 240

36. Mike Fright (1934)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Family

7.5
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The gang attends a radio station amateur show.

Director: Gus Meins | Stars: Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Scotty Beckett, Tommy Bond, George 'Spanky' McFarland

Votes: 134

37. Spooky Hooky (1936)

10 min | Comedy, Family, Short

7.1
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The gang puts a phony absent note on their teacher's desk so they can go to the circus, then have to get it back when they find out that the class was going on a field trip to the circus ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Eugene 'Porky' Lee, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas

Votes: 163

38. Arbor Day (1936)

Approved | 20 min | Comedy, Family, Short

7.2
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Truant officers mistake 2 midgets for members of the gang.

Director: Fred C. Newmeyer | Stars: Darla Hood, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas

Votes: 102

39. Melodies Old and New (1942)

Unrated | 11 min | Family, Short, Comedy

6.2
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Needing money for football uniforms, the Our Gang decides to put on a minstrel show.

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Janet Burston, Robert Blake, Billy 'Froggy' Laughlin, George 'Spanky' McFarland

Votes: 50

40. Come Back, Miss Pipps (1941)

Approved | 10 min | Family, Comedy, Short

6.9
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On Mickey's birthday, Miss Pipps, the school teacher, serves cake and ice cream during school hours. Sour old Mr. Pratt, head of the school board, stumbles on the festivities and has Miss ... See full summary »

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Our Gang, Robert Blake, Darla Hood, Billy 'Froggy' Laughlin

Votes: 43

41. Pay As You Exit (1936)

11 min | Comedy, Family, Short

7.7
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The Our Gang put on their own production of "Romeo and Juliet", with some lines from "Hamlet" and a strong man act thrown in for good measure. Buckwheat saves the day by playing Juliet ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Darla Hood, Eugene 'Porky' Lee, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer

Votes: 128

42. Hi'-Neighbor! (1934)

Approved | 17 min | Family, Comedy, Short

7.9
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The gang decides to build their own fire engine.

Director: Gus Meins | Stars: Wally Albright, Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Scotty Beckett, Tommy Bond

Votes: 176

43. The Lucky Corner (1936)

Approved | 12 min | Comedy, Family, Short

7.1
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The gang help Scotty and his grandfather after an obnoxious lunch counter owner forces them to move their lemonade stand.

Director: Gus Meins | Stars: Scotty Beckett, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas

Votes: 93

44. Free Wheeling (1932)

Approved | 20 min | Family, Comedy, Short

8.0
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Stymie takes Dickie for a ride in his runaway car and cures his stiff neck.

Director: Robert F. McGowan | Stars: Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Dorothy DeBorba, Kendall McComas, George 'Spanky' McFarland

Votes: 184

45. Waldo's Last Stand (1940)

Approved | 10 min | Comedy, Family, Short

6.0
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The "Our Gang" kids stage a talent show in their clubhouse.

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Robert Blake, Darla Hood, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer

Votes: 78

46. O'Shaughnessy's Boy (1935)

Passed | 87 min | Drama

6.4
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Add a Plot

Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Wallace Beery, Jackie Cooper, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Henry Stephenson

Votes: 117

47. A Lad an' a Lamp (1932)

20 min | Family, Comedy, Short

7.9
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The gang finds what they think is a magic lamp.

Director: Robert F. McGowan | Stars: Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Dorothy DeBorba, Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins, George 'Spanky' McFarland

Votes: 142

48. Rushin' Ballet (1937)

Approved | 11 min | Comedy, Family, Short

7.7
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While trying to track down Butch, Spanky and Alfalfa get caught up in a dance recital.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Eugene 'Porky' Lee, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas

Votes: 104

49. Dad for a Day (1939)

11 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.4
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Mr. Henry owns a service station next to young Mrs. Baker's lunch counter. He is too shy to get the words out and tell Widow Baker that he loves her and her young son. The day of the town's... See full summary »

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Our Gang, Robert Blake, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer

Votes: 50

50. The Pooch (1932)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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The gang tries to save Petey from the dogcatcher.

Director: Robert F. McGowan | Stars: Sherwood Bailey, Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Dorothy DeBorba, Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins

Votes: 145