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1. Descent (2007)

R | 104 min | Drama, Thriller

45 Metascore

A college co-ed is brutally raped and struggles alone to rebuild her life.

Director: Talia Lugacy | Stars: Rosario Dawson, Chad Faust, Marcus Patrick, Vanessa Ferlito

Votes: 2,726 | Gross: $0.01M

2. A Little Help (2010)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

54 Metascore

A woman gets entangled in a series of bizarre lies in order to take care of herself and her 12 year old son.

Director: Michael J. Weithorn | Stars: Jenna Fischer, Jay Klaitz, Daniel Yelsky, Brooke Smith

Votes: 2,857 | Gross: $0.09M

3. Doing Time for Patsy Cline (1997)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

51 Metascore

Following a passion for country music, Ralph leaves his father's sheep farm in a remote Australian town, armed with a guitar and a plane ticket to Nashville, Tennessee. He hopes to ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Kennedy | Stars: Richard Roxburgh, Miranda Otto, Matt Day, Tony Barry

Votes: 283 | Gross: $0.00M

4. The Other Woman (2009)

R | 102 min | Drama

37 Metascore

The story of a woman dealing with her daughter's death while trying to keep her marriage and her relationship with her stepson.

Director: Don Roos | Stars: Natalie Portman, Scott Cohen, Lisa Kudrow, Charlie Tahan

Votes: 16,953 | Gross: $0.02M

5. The Lost & Found Family (2009)

PG | 91 min | Drama

Formerly wealthy widow must move in with the lower middle-class foster family living in a house she owns in order to establish residency prior to selling it.

Director: Barnet Bain | Stars: Ellen Bry, Lynn Cole, Jeff Portell, Lucas Till

Votes: 256

6. The Ryan White Story (1989 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 105 min | Biography, Drama

The story of Ryan White, a 13-year-old haemophiliac who contracted AIDS from factor VIII, which was used to control this disorder.

Director: John Herzfeld | Stars: Judith Light, Lukas Haas, Michael Bowen, Nikki Cox

Votes: 599

7. Hello Sister, Goodbye Life (2006 TV Movie)

89 min | Drama

When her father and step-mother die in an accident, a college student is given custody of her 7 year old half-sister.

Director: Steven Robman | Stars: Lacey Chabert, Sammi Hanratty, Wendie Malick, David Ramsey

Votes: 1,025

8. Freeway (1996)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

61 Metascore

A twisted take on 'Little Red Riding Hood' with a teenage juvenile delinquent on the run from a social worker traveling to her grandmother's house and being hounded by a charming, but sadistic, serial killer/pedophile.

Director: Matthew Bright | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Kiefer Sutherland, Bokeem Woodbine, Paul Perri

Votes: 23,682 | Gross: $0.30M

9. A Stoning in Fulham County (1988 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Religious beliefs clash with the law when an Amish infant is killed in a rural community.

Director: Larry Elikann | Stars: Ken Olin, Jill Eikenberry, Maureen Mueller, Gregg Henry

Votes: 235

10. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Romance

67 Metascore

An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.

Director: Stephen Chbosky | Stars: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Paul Rudd

Votes: 401,641 | Gross: $17.74M

11. Callie & Son (1981 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 142 min | Drama

Callie was a teenage mother in trouble. Fresh out of the delivery room, her son was taken from her and sold on the black-market. Vowing to find him some day, this is her story.

Director: Waris Hussein | Stars: Lindsay Wagner, Jameson Parker, Dabney Coleman, Joy Garrett

Votes: 248

12. 12 and Holding (2005)

R | 94 min | Drama

65 Metascore

After his twin brother is accidentally killed by vengeful bullies, a 12-year old boy and his friends face the harsh realities of death, teenage hormones, and family dysfunction.

Director: Michael Cuesta | Stars: Conor Donovan, Jesse Camacho, Zoe Weizenbaum, Annabella Sciorra

Votes: 6,376 | Gross: $0.10M

13. Convicted for Life (2006)

15 min | Short, Drama

Once released on parole, former hitman Dante Gassuto demands that society grant him a second chance.

Director: Russ Belli-Estreito | Stars: Michael Arturo, Rico Simonini, Maetrix Fitten, Stefanie Marco

14. Restraining Order (2006)

Not Rated | 107 min | Drama

Unhappily married Diane wants what her married friend Russell has- and she is not shy about letting him know it! Her husband Dontae suspects there is more to their friendship, and there's no telling what he may do.

Director: Reggie Gaskins | Stars: Robin Givens, Reggie Gaskins, N'Bushe Wright, James Avery

Votes: 139

15. Faces in the Crowd (2011)

R | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A horror-thriller centered on a woman living with "face-blindness" after surviving a serial killer's attack. As she lives with her condition, one in which facial features change each time she loses sight of them, the killer closes in.

Director: Julien Magnat | Stars: Milla Jovovich, Julian McMahon, David Atrakchi, Michael Shanks

Votes: 17,007

16. Choose (II) (2011)

R | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

A journalism student tracks a killer with the help of her detective father and a therapist.

Director: Marcus Graves | Stars: Katheryn Winnick, Kevin Pollak, Nicholas Tucci, Bruce Dern

Votes: 3,855

17. ...And Your Name Is Jonah (1979 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama

A couple whose son had been diagnosed as intellectually disabled, and was institutionalized, are shocked to discover that the diagnosis was wrong, and that their son is deaf, not intellectually disabled.

Director: Richard Michaels | Stars: Sally Struthers, James Woods, Randee Heller, Titos Vandis

Votes: 303

18. Final Sale (2011)

Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A woman undergoes an illegal organ transplant only to discover that the young girl who donated the kidney died during the operation. Determined to stop this heinous activity, but torn by ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew C. Erin | Stars: Laura Harris, Ivan Sergei, Kaitlin Doubleday, Jonathan LaPaglia

Votes: 189

19. Emma's Wish (1998 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Drama

A lonely retirement home resident obtains a magical ring on her 75th birthday which grants her wish to again be young. Awakening the next morning she finds herself to be 40 years old again.... See full summary »

Director: Mike Robe | Stars: Joanna Kerns, Harley Jane Kozak, William R. Moses, Courtland Mead

Votes: 198

20. Bridge to Silence (1989 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Romance

John and Peg are both deaf and they have a six year old daughter, Lisa. On their way to Peg's parents they have a car accident and John is killed. Peg has a nervous breakdown and Peg's ... See full summary »

Director: Karen Arthur | Stars: Lee Remick, Marlee Matlin, Michael O'Keefe, Candace Brecker

Votes: 188

21. God's New Plan (1999 TV Movie)

Unrated | 120 min | Drama

Weepy fact-based story about a woman facing her impending death and forced to let her baby's nurse become an integral part of her family's life to aid the future care of the child and her husband.

Director: Michael Switzer | Stars: Katey Sagal, Annabeth Gish, Tom Irwin, Brenda Bazinet

Votes: 199

22. The Grifters (1990)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

86 Metascore

A small-time conman has torn loyalties between his estranged mother and new girlfriend--both of whom are high-stakes grifters with their own angles to play.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Anjelica Huston, John Cusack, Annette Bening, Jan Munroe

Votes: 22,547 | Gross: $13.45M

23. Flowers in the Attic (1987)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Children are hidden away in the attic by their conspiring mother and grandmother.

Director: Jeffrey Bloom | Stars: Louise Fletcher, Victoria Tennant, Kristy Swanson, Jeb Stuart Adams

Votes: 8,217 | Gross: $15.15M

24. Blue Crush 2 (2011 Video)

PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

Haunted by the memory of her deceased mother, Dana leaves Malibu behind and heads to South Africa to fulfill her mother's dream of surfing Jefferys Bay.

Director: Mike Elliott | Stars: Sasha Jackson, Elizabeth Mathis, Ben Milliken, Sharni Vinson

Votes: 3,188

25. Intimate Strangers (1977 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

The pressures of problems at home and at work are taking a tremendous toll on a middle-aged husband, and he begins to take it out on his wife.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Dennis Weaver, Sally Struthers, Tyne Daly, Larry Hagman

Votes: 123

26. In My Sleep (2010)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

33 Metascore

Marcus is a popular massage therapist who struggles with parasomnia, a severe sleepwalking disorder that causes him to do things in his sleep that he cannot remember the next day. When he ... See full summary »

Director: Allen Wolf | Stars: Philip Winchester, Tim Draxl, Lacey Chabert, Abigail Spencer

Votes: 1,783 | Gross: $0.06M

27. Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 86 min | Biography, Drama

Biography of Ben Carson who grew up to be Dr. Ben Carson, a world famous neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins.

Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Kimberly Elise, Aunjanue Ellis, Harron Atkins

Votes: 7,413

28. Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

R | 117 min | Biography, Drama

84 Metascore

In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is diagnosed with the disease.

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto, Steve Zahn

Votes: 379,241 | Gross: $27.30M

29. Legendary (2010)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Sport

39 Metascore

A book-smart teenager joins his school's wrestling team as a way to reunite his surviving family members, who split apart after the death of his father, a college wrestling legend, 10 years ago.

Director: Mel Damski | Stars: John Cena, Patricia Clarkson, Danny Glover, Devon Graye

Votes: 4,573 | Gross: $0.19M

30. A Marine Story (2010)

Not Rated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

51 Metascore

Marine officer Alexandra is tough enough to kick any guy's ass in a bar fight, but there's one opponent she can't beat: military policy. When she returns to her conservative hometown from ... See full summary »

Director: Ned Farr | Stars: Dreya Weber, Paris P. Pickard, Anthony Michael Jones, Christine Mourad

Votes: 1,940

31. The Shunning (2011 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama

Beautiful Katie Lapp has always felt something missing in her simple Amish existence -- until a mysterious "Englisher" comes to Lancaster County looking for the baby girl she gave up for adoption 19 years ago.

Director: Michael Landon Jr. | Stars: Sherry Stringfield, Sarah Maine, Willie Stratford, Danielle Panabaker

Votes: 1,462

32. Unspeakable Acts (1990 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Biography, Drama

This is the story of child psychologists Dr. Laurie and Joseph Braga and their involvement in one of the worst child sex abuse scandals in the U.S.

Director: Linda Otto | Stars: Jill Clayburgh, Brad Davis, Sam Behrens, Gary Frank

Votes: 262

33. American Hustle (2013)

R | 138 min | Crime, Drama

90 Metascore

A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild F.B.I. Agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and the Mafia.

Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence

Votes: 398,779 | Gross: $150.12M

34. Coma (2012)

TV-14 | 240 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

A young medical student discovers that something sinister is going on in her hospital after routine procedures send more than a few seemingly healthy patients into comas on the operating table.

Stars: Lauren Ambrose, Steven Pasquale, Geena Davis, James Woods

Votes: 1,910

35. A Little Bit of Heaven (2011)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

14 Metascore

An irreverent young woman who uses her humor to prevent matters from getting serious has a life-changing visit with her doctor.

Director: Nicole Kassell | Stars: Kate Hudson, Gael García Bernal, Kathy Bates, Peter Dinklage

Votes: 25,496 | Gross: $0.01M

36. N-Secure (2010)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

N-Secure is a no holds-barred thrilling drama mixed with murder, mayhem, and manipulation among affluent professionals. This film sheds light on a man's downfall from the pinnacles of ... See full summary »

Director: David M. Matthews | Stars: Cordell Moore, Essence Atkins, Denise Boutte, Tempestt Bledsoe

Votes: 571 | Gross: $2.59M

37. Nightmare in Columbia County (1991 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

The recounting of a terrible crime that wracked a family and galvanized police in South Carolina in the 1980's.

Director: Roger Young | Stars: William Devane, Jeri Ryan, Michele Abrams, Nick Searcy

Votes: 215

38. Adopting Terror (2012 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 89 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A husband and wife learn that the biological father of their adopted baby daughter will stop at nothing to get her back.

Director: Micho Rutare | Stars: Sean Astin, Samaire Armstrong, Monet Mazur, Brendan Fehr

Votes: 772

39. Terms of Endearment (1983)

PG | 132 min | Comedy, Drama

79 Metascore

Follows hard-to-please Aurora looking for love, and her daughter's family problems.

Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito

Votes: 46,304 | Gross: $108.42M

40. Straight A's (2013)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

Pressured by his deceased mother's ghost to return home to the family he abandoned, a former addict grabs a bag of pills and a sack of marijuana and hits the road to Louisiana.

Director: James Cox | Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Anna Paquin, Luke Wilson, Riley Thomas Stewart

Votes: 4,007

41. The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)

R | 83 min | Comedy, Drama

21 Metascore

A perpetually angry man is informed he has 90 minutes to live and promptly sets out to reconcile with his family and friends in the short time he has left.

Director: Phil Alden Robinson | Stars: Robin Williams, Mila Kunis, Peter Dinklage, Melissa Leo

Votes: 18,733

42. Family Weekend (2013)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

35 Metascore

When her family misses her jump roping competition, a 16-year-old girl and her siblings hold their parents hostage, hoping to correct their unsatisfying behavior.

Director: Benjamin Epps | Stars: Kristin Chenoweth, Matthew Modine, Olesya Rulin, Joey King

Votes: 6,124

43. Still Mine (2012)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama

72 Metascore

An elderly couple fight against local authorities in rural New Brunswick to build their final home.

Director: Michael McGowan | Stars: James Cromwell, Ronan Rees, Geneviève Bujold, Campbell Scott

Votes: 3,466 | Gross: $1.15M

44. The Paperboy (2012)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

45 Metascore

A reporter returns to his Florida home-town to investigate a case involving a death row inmate.

Director: Lee Daniels | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Nicole Kidman, John Cusack, Zac Efron

Votes: 32,350 | Gross: $0.69M

45. Donovan's Echo (2011)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

A series of uncanny déjà vu events force a man to re-examine his tragic past, memory, instinct, and future.

Director: Jim Cliffe | Stars: Danny Glover, Kyarra Willis, Karen Holness, Bruce Greenwood

Votes: 1,331

46. Samuel Bleak (2013)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Thriller

In a quiet southern town, several lives are changed forever when an isolated mute with a dark secret is admitted to a mental institution.

Director: Dustin Dugas Schuetter | Stars: Jaime Murray, Keith David, Deborah Kara Unger, David Zayas

Votes: 295

47. No Place Like Home (1989 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

A Pittsburgh apartment superintendent loses his job and home when the apartment building where he lives and works at is suddenly destroyed by fire. Daniel and his family moves in with his ... See full summary »

Director: Lee Grant | Stars: Christine Lahti, Jeff Daniels, Scott Marlowe, CCH Pounder

Votes: 252

48. In the Custody of Strangers (1982 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama

A teenage delinquent who goes on a drunken joyride is left in jail overnight by his parents in the hope that he might learn a lesson from it. But events follow which result in the boy ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Greenwald | Stars: Martin Sheen, Jane Alexander, Emilio Estevez, Kenneth McMillan

Votes: 327

49. Deep Dark Secrets (1987 TV Movie)

R | 90 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

A woman finds hidden truths when her husband disappears and is presumed dead.

Director: Robert Michael Lewis | Stars: James Brolin, Melody Anderson, Pamela Bellwood, Morgan Stevens

Votes: 75

50. Fight for Life (1987 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama