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4. Chief Halftown (1951–1999)
30 min | Family
The CHIEF HALFTOWN SHOW was Philadelphia's longest running show for kids. The show first aired on WFIL in 1951 and then WPVI where it ran until 1999. The Chief would appear in full Indian ... See full summary »
5. Twelve Monkeys (1995)
R | 129 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.
Votes: 544,484 | Gross: $57.14M
7. Marnie (1964)
PG | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Mark marries Marnie although she is a habitual thief and has serious psychological problems, and tries to help her confront and resolve them.
Votes: 41,048 | Gross: $7.00M
9. Witness (1985)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
When a young Amish boy is sole witness to a murder, policeman John Book goes into hiding in Amish country to protect him until the trial.
Votes: 79,479 | Gross: $68.71M
10. American Bandstand (1952–1989)
TV-G | 90 min | Music
Dick Clark hosts a daily to weekly dance show that features the latest hit music for the attending teens to dance to. In addition, the show has performances by popular musicians and audience members rate songs.
11. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Romance
When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.
15. Let the Fire Burn (2013)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary
A history of the conflict of the City of Philadelphia and the Black Liberation organization, MOVE, that led to the disastrously violent final confrontation in 1985.
Votes: 1,163 | Gross: $0.06M
17. David and Lisa (1962)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
The emotional story of a young man in a mental institution for teens who begins to understand his psychosis in the environment of others with mental and emotional problems. He finds ... See full summary »
21. Atlantic City (1980)
R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
In a corrupt city, a small-time gangster and the estranged wife of a pot dealer find themselves thrown together in an escapade of love, money, drugs and danger.
27. Philadelphia (1993)
PG-13 | 125 min | Drama
When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.
Votes: 209,093 | Gross: $77.32M
29. Blow Out (1981)
R | 108 min | Mystery, Thriller
A movie sound recordist accidentally records the evidence that proves that a car accident was actually murder and consequently finds himself in danger.
Votes: 38,447 | Gross: $13.75M
32. Mannequin (1987)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A young artist, searching for his vocation, makes a mannequin so perfect he falls in love with it. Finding the mannequin in a store window, he gets a job there and his creation comes to life.
Votes: 27,051 | Gross: $42.72M
33. Broad Street Bullies (2010 TV Movie)
From 1974-1976 the Philadelphia Flyers were known as the Broad Street Bullies. This movie takes a trip down memory lane going into detail of this unorthodox, but dominant team.
34. Invincible (2006)
PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Based on the story of Vince Papale, a 30-year-old bartender from South Philadelphia who overcame long odds to play for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles in 1976.
Votes: 61,491 | Gross: $57.79M
35. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
Votes: 626,469 | Gross: $132.09M
36. American Dreams (2002–2005)
TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Music
Set to the soundtrack of the '60s, a Philadelphia family moves toward the cultural upheaval in the years ahead. The Pryors' teen daughter Meg tries to shed her "good girl" image by hanging ... See full summary »
37. Kitty Foyle (1940)
Approved | 108 min | Drama, Romance
A hard-working, white-collar girl from a middle-class family meets and falls in love with a young socialite, but she soon clashes with his family.
38. Mikey and Nicky (1976)
R | 119 min | Crime, Drama
In Philadelphia, a small-time bookie who stole mob money is in hiding and he begs a childhood friend to help him evade the hit-man who's on his trail.
40. The In Crowd (1988)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, History
In the mid-60s, a teenage 4.0 high-school student is drawn out of his element on a dare by his peers, to become a dancer on popular TV music show.
Votes: 703 | Gross: $0.12M
42. Amen (1986–1991)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
Deacon Frye, head of the First Community Church of Philadelphia, is trying to keep everything in his church firmly under control. His new assistant, Rev. Reuben Gregory, however, has some ... See full summary »
43. Rocky (1976)
PG | 120 min | Drama, Sport
A small-time boxer gets a supremely rare chance to fight a heavy-weight champion in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect.
Votes: 479,794 | Gross: $117.24M
46. Brotherly Love (1995–1997)
30 min | Comedy
A year after his father's fatal accident, Joe Roman returns to Philadelphia to collect his share of his Dad's estate, a car customizing business. His reunion with Claire and his ... See full summary »
48. Up Close & Personal (1996)
PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Romance
An ambitious young woman, determined to build a career in TV journalism, gets good advice from her first boss, and they fall in love.
Votes: 12,827 | Gross: $51.09M
49. The Grandmother (1970)
Not Rated | 34 min | Animation, Short, Horror