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1. Blow-Up (1966)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A mod London photographer finds something very suspicious in the shots he has taken of a mysterious beauty in a desolate park.

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, John Castle

Votes: 47,370

2. Private School (1983)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

25 Metascore

Christine (Phoebe Cates), a student at an exclusive all-girls private school, is in love with Jim, who attends an academy for boys nearby. Christine's arch rival Jordan also has her eye on ... See full summary »

Director: Noel Black | Stars: Phoebe Cates, Betsy Russell, Matthew Modine, Michael Zorek

Votes: 4,778 | Gross: $14.05M

3. Withnail & I (1987)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

In 1969, two substance-abusing, unemployed actors retreat to the countryside for a holiday that proves disastrous.

Director: Bruce Robinson | Stars: Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths, Ralph Brown

Votes: 34,442 | Gross: $1.54M

4. Cool World (1992)

PG-13 | 102 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

28 Metascore

A comic strip femme fatale seeks to seduce her cartoonist creator in order to cross over into the real world.

Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Kim Basinger, Brad Pitt, Michele Abrams

Votes: 18,260 | Gross: $14.11M

5. Hackers (1995)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

46 Metascore

This movie is about hackers who are blamed for making a virus that will capsize 5 oil tankers.

Director: Iain Softley | Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Angelina Jolie, Jesse Bradford, Matthew Lillard

Votes: 59,079 | Gross: $7.56M

6. The Craft (1996)

R | 101 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

A newcomer to a Catholic prep high school falls in with a trio of outcast teenage girls who practice witchcraft and they all soon conjure up various spells and curses against those who even slightly anger them.

Director: Andrew Fleming | Stars: Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell, Rachel True

Votes: 64,375 | Gross: $24.88M

7. The Dreamlife of Angels (1998)

R | 113 min | Drama

In Lille, two penniless young women with few prospects become friends. Isa moves in with Marie, who's flat-sitting for a mother and child in hospital in comas following a car crash. Isa is ... See full summary »

Director: Erick Zonca | Stars: Élodie Bouchez, Natacha Régnier, Grégoire Colin, Patrick Mercado

Votes: 6,859 | Gross: $1.73M

8. The Object of My Affection (1998)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

51 Metascore

A pregnant New York social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.

Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Paul Rudd, Kali Rocha, Lena Cardwell

Votes: 16,872 | Gross: $29.11M

9. Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller

28 Metascore

A small-town beauty pageant turns deadly as it becomes clear that someone will go to any lengths to win.

Director: Michael Patrick Jann | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Denise Richards, Ellen Barkin, Allison Janney

Votes: 28,964 | Gross: $10.56M

10. 100 Girls (2000)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

This sexy, teen-comedy is about a freshman, Matthew, at college who meets his dream girl in a dorm elevator during a blackout. He never sees her face, but instantly falls in love. In the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Davis | Stars: Jonathan Tucker, Emmanuelle Chriqui, James DeBello, Katherine Heigl

Votes: 19,385

11. Cruel Intentions 2 (2000 Video)

R | 87 min | Drama

This takes place several years before Cruel Intentions (1999), back to when Kathryn first meets Sebastian, their sexual attraction to each other and their enjoyment in destroying the lives of their peers.

Director: Roger Kumble | Stars: Robin Dunne, Sarah Thompson, Keri Lynn Pratt, Amy Adams

Votes: 13,624

12. Frequency (2000)

PG-13 | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

67 Metascore

An accidental cross-time radio link connects father and son across 30 years. The son tries to save his father's life, but then must fix the consequences.

Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Jim Caviezel, Shawn Doyle, Elizabeth Mitchell

Votes: 90,216 | Gross: $45.01M

13. 40 Days and 40 Nights (2002)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

53 Metascore

After a brutal break-up, a young man vows to stay celibate during the forty days of Lent, but finds the girl of his dreams and is unable to do anything about it.

Director: Michael Lehmann | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Shannyn Sossamon, Paulo Costanzo, Adam Trese

Votes: 65,326 | Gross: $37.95M

14. Get a Clue (2002 TV Movie)

TV-G | 83 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

A wealthy student with too much fashion sense, her equally rich friends, and her rival/superior from the school paper work together to solve the case when their teacher goes missing.

Director: Maggie Greenwald | Stars: Lindsay Lohan, Bug Hall, Ian Gomez, Brenda Song

Votes: 5,197

15. Closer (I) (2004)

R | 104 min | Drama, Romance

65 Metascore

The relationships of two couples become complicated and deceitful when the man from one couple meets the woman of the other.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Natalie Portman, Jude Law, Clive Owen, Julia Roberts

Votes: 182,340 | Gross: $33.99M

16. Cruel Intentions 3 (2004 Video)

R | 85 min | Drama

Two guys at a college prep school make wagers on seducing naive young girls, and then meet their match when they agree to see which one can seduce the most popular and devious girl who has her own agenda to everything.

Director: Scott Ziehl | Stars: Kerr Smith, Kristina Anapau, Nathan Wetherington, Melissa Yvonne Lewis

Votes: 7,122

17. Casanova (2005)

R | 112 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

57 Metascore

The fabled romantic Giacomo Casanova, after failing to win the affection of the Venetian woman Francesca Bruni, strives to discover the real meaning of love.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Heath Ledger, Sienna Miller, Jeremy Irons, Oliver Platt

Votes: 47,686 | Gross: $11.29M

18. Cinderella Man (2005)

PG-13 | 144 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

69 Metascore

The story of James Braddock, a supposedly washed-up boxer who came back to become a champion and an inspiration in the 1930s.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Craig Bierko, Paul Giamatti

Votes: 160,382 | Gross: $61.65M

19. Hoodwinked! (2005)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

45 Metascore

Little Red Riding Hood, the Wolf, the Woodsman, and Granny all tell the police the events that led up to their encounter.

Directors: Cory Edwards, Todd Edwards, Tony Leech | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Glenn Close, Patrick Warburton, Jim Belushi

Votes: 50,223 | Gross: $51.39M

20. Imagine Me & You (2005)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

49 Metascore

A newlywed bride becomes infatuated with another woman, who questions her sexual orientation, promoting a stir among the bride's family and friends.

Director: Ol Parker | Stars: Piper Perabo, Lena Headey, Matthew Goode, Celia Imrie

Votes: 25,929 | Gross: $0.67M

21. Man of the House (I) (2005)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Crime

35 Metascore

A Texas Ranger must protect a group of cheerleaders who have witnessed a murder.

Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Christina Milian, Kelli Garner, Cedric the Entertainer

Votes: 21,113 | Gross: $19.70M

22. Ask the Dust (2006)

R | 117 min | Drama, Romance

58 Metascore

Mexican beauty Camilla hopes to rise above her station by marrying a wealthy American. That is complicated by meeting Arturo Bandini, a first-generation Italian hoping to land a writing career and a blue-eyed blonde on his arm.

Director: Robert Towne | Stars: Colin Farrell, Salma Hayek, Donald Sutherland, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 8,576 | Gross: $0.74M

23. Happily N'Ever After (2006)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

28 Metascore

An alliance of evil-doers, led by Frieda, looks to take over Fairy Tale Land. But when Ella realizes her stepmother is out to ruin her storybook existence, she takes a dramatic turn and blossoms into the leader of the resistance effort.

Directors: Paul Bolger, Yvette Kaplan, Greg Tiernan, Dino Athanassiou | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Patrick Warburton, George Carlin

Votes: 9,196 | Gross: $15.59M

24. Scoop (2006)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

48 Metascore

An American journalism student in London scoops a big story, and begins an affair with an aristocrat as the incident unfurls.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Hugh Jackman, Jim Dunk, Robert Bathurst

Votes: 73,490 | Gross: $10.53M

25. Something New (I) (2006)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

64 Metascore

Kenya McQueen, an accountant finds love in the most unexpected place when she agrees to go on a blind date with Brian Kelly, a sexy and free-spirited landscaper.

Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: Sanaa Lathan, Simon Baker, Golden Brooks, Fuzzy Fantabulous

Votes: 11,310 | Gross: $11.43M

26. Shut Up and Sing (2006)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

39 Metascore

A group of guys who sang together in a college a cappella group reunite 15 years later to perform at a friend's wedding and discover how their lives have progressed -- and in some cases regressed -- since their college heyday.

Director: Bruce Leddy | Stars: David Harbour, Reg Rogers, Alexander Chaplin, Chris Bowers

Votes: 601 | Gross: $0.02M

27. I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A mother falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.

Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Paul Rudd, Saoirse Ronan, Tracey Ullman

Votes: 15,527

28. Popcorn (2007)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

Too insecure to approach the girl of his dreams, Danny takes a job at the local multiplex where she works.

Director: Darren Paul Fisher | Stars: Jack Ryder, Jodi Albert, Andrew Lee Potts, Luke de Woolfson

Votes: 914

29. Bedtime Stories (2008)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

33 Metascore

A hotel handyman's life changes when the lavish bedtime stories he tells his niece and nephew start to magically come true.

Director: Adam Shankman | Stars: Adam Sandler, Keri Russell, Courteney Cox, Guy Pearce

Votes: 78,596 | Gross: $110.10M

30. Boot Camp (2008)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A group of at-risk teens are sent to a what they think is a rehabilitation program on Fiji, but it's really a prison-like camp where kids are abused and brainwashed.

Director: Christian Duguay | Stars: Mila Kunis, Gregory Smith, Peter Stormare, Regine Nehy

Votes: 7,860

31. Chaos Theory (2008)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

44 Metascore

The story of an obsessively organized efficiency expert whose life unravels in unexpected ways when fate forces him to explore the serendipitous nature of love and forgiveness.

Director: Marcos Siega | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Emily Mortimer, Stuart Townsend, Sarah Chalke

Votes: 29,570 | Gross: $0.24M

32. Get Smart (2008)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

54 Metascore

A highly intellectual but socially awkward spy is tasked with preventing a terrorist attack from a Russian spy agency.

Director: Peter Segal | Stars: Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Alan Arkin, Dwayne Johnson

Votes: 180,549 | Gross: $130.32M

33. Good Dick (2008)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

54 Metascore

A look at the relationship between a lonely introverted girl and a young video store clerk vying for her attention.

Director: Marianna Palka | Stars: Marianna Palka, Jason Ritter, Eric Edelstein, Mark Webber

Votes: 7,183 | Gross: $0.02M

34. My Sassy Girl (2008)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A sweet Midwestern guy with his life planned out for himself is wooed, groomed, and ultimately dumped by a complicated, elusive gal.

Director: Yann Samuell | Stars: Elisha Cuthbert, Jesse Bradford, Austin Basis, Chris Sarandon

Votes: 18,501

35. Seven Pounds (2008)

PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Romance

36 Metascore

A man with a fateful secret embarks on an extraordinary journey of redemption by forever changing the lives of seven strangers.

Director: Gabriele Muccino | Stars: Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson, Michael Ealy

Votes: 256,904 | Gross: $69.95M

36. The Burning Plain (2008)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

45 Metascore

A drama with a two-tiered storyline concerning a mother and daughter who try to form a bond after the young woman's difficult childhood.

Director: Guillermo Arriaga | Stars: Charlize Theron, John Corbett, José María Yazpik, Robin Tunney

Votes: 16,887 | Gross: $0.20M

37. A Serious Man (2009)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

79 Metascore

Larry Gopnik, a Midwestern physics teacher, watches his life unravel over multiple sudden incidents. Though seeking meaning and answers amidst his turmoils, he seems to keep sinking.

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, Sari Lennick, Fred Melamed

Votes: 114,298 | Gross: $9.19M

38. Across the Hall (2009)

R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

A thriller about a standoff between a young man, his fiancée and his best friend who comes to his aide.

Director: Alex Merkin | Stars: Mike Vogel, Danny Pino, Brittany Murphy, Brad Greenquist

Votes: 3,763

39. Adam (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Romance

56 Metascore

Adam, a lonely man with Asperger's Syndrome, develops a relationship with his upstairs neighbor, Beth.

Director: Max Mayer | Stars: Hugh Dancy, Rose Byrne, Peter Gallagher, Amy Irving

Votes: 31,414 | Gross: $2.28M

40. April Showers (2009)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama

After a school shooting leaves 14 people dead, survivor Sean Ryan is forced to come to terms with loss.

Director: Andrew Robinson | Stars: Kelly Blatz, Daryl Sabara, Janel Parrish, Ellen Woglom

Votes: 895

41. Cherrybomb (2009)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Thriller

Three teenagers go on a wild weekend of drink, drugs, shop-lifting and stealing cars that quickly spins beyond their control.

Directors: Lisa Barros D'Sa, Glenn Leyburn | Stars: Rupert Grint, Robert Sheehan, James Nesbitt, Niamh Quinn

Votes: 6,559

42. Echelon Conspiracy (2009)

PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

26 Metascore

At first, the strange phone messages promised great wealth. Soon, though, government agents pursue the young engineer receiving them around the world.

Director: Greg Marcks | Stars: Shane West, Edward Burns, Ving Rhames, Jonathan Pryce

Votes: 17,764 | Gross: $0.50M

43. Get Low (2009)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Mystery

77 Metascore

A movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party... while he was still alive.

Director: Aaron Schneider | Stars: Robert Duvall, Bill Murray, Sissy Spacek, Lucas Black

Votes: 20,303 | Gross: $9.18M

44. G-Force (2009)

PG | 88 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

41 Metascore

A specially trained squad of guinea pigs is dispatched to stop a diabolical billionaire from taking over the world.

Director: Hoyt Yeatman | Stars: Will Arnett, Penélope Cruz, Zach Galifianakis, Bill Nighy

Votes: 36,735 | Gross: $119.44M

45. Hey Diddle Diddle (2009)

Not Rated | 124 min | Drama

A former high school Mr. Popular who has squandered all of his talents and promise and currently battling a severe case of Social Anxiety Disorder, is now faced with communing with the very... See full summary »

Directors: Teri Johnson, Chester Jones III | Stars: Chester Jones III, Alex C. Ferrill, Aimee Cucchiaro, Sarah Mathews

Votes: 9

46. I Hate Valentine's Day (2009)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

17 Metascore

A florist, who abides by a strict five-date-limit with any man, finds herself wanting more with the new restaurateur in town.

Director: Nia Vardalos | Stars: Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Judah Friedlander, Stephen Guarino

Votes: 7,531 | Gross: $0.01M

47. Miss March (2009)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

7 Metascore

A young man awakens from a four-year coma to hear that his once virginal high-school sweetheart has since become a centerfold in one of the world's most famous men's magazines. He and his ... See full summary »

Directors: Zach Cregger, Trevor Moore | Stars: Zach Cregger, Trevor Moore, Raquel Alessi, Molly Stanton

Votes: 19,491 | Gross: $4.54M

48. Paper Heart (2009)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

54 Metascore

Charlyne Yi embarks on a quest across America to make a documentary about the one subject she doesn't fully understand: Love.

Director: Nicholas Jasenovec | Stars: Charlyne Yi, Michael Cera, Jake Johnson, Gill Summers

Votes: 7,626 | Gross: $1.27M

49. The Graves (2009)

R | 88 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller

Two inseparable sister's visit to a remote mine town turns into a mind-bending fight for survival against menaces both human and supernatural.

Director: Brian Pulido | Stars: Clare Grant, Jillian Murray, Bill Moseley, Tony Todd

Votes: 1,852