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2. An Invasion of Privacy (1983 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

Maine townsfolk doubt a divorcee (Valerie Harper), new in town, who accuses a local handyman of rape.

Director: Mel Damski | Stars: Paul Austin, Jacqueline Brookes, Amanda Bruce, Frederick Coffin

Votes: 97

3. The Force (1994 Video)

R | 94 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

When a police officer is killed in the line of duty, his spirit enters into the body of a rookie cop to seek revenge for his murder.

Director: Mark Rosman | Stars: Jason Gedrick, Kim Delaney, Gary Hudson, Jarrett Lennon

Votes: 186

4. On Broadway (2007)

PG | 98 min | Drama

Emotionally devastated by the death of his uncle, Boston carpenter Jack O'Toole (McIntyre) writes a play inspired by the man's wake. When nobody will produce the play, Jack quits his job to... See full summary »

Director: Dave McLaughlin | Stars: Joey McIntyre, Eliza Dushku, Mike O'Malley, Sean Lawlor

Votes: 242

5. Angels, Baby! (1999)

When two "soul mates" wander into the same upscale Karaoke Bar, it seems these two painfully shy people will miss out on meeting each other yet again. But when their Guardian Angels see ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Fisher | Stars: Chris Jacobs, Laura Leighton, Larry Poindexter, Tim Herzog

Votes: 51

6. The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit (1998)

PG | 77 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Gomez is a middle-aged man who dreams of buying a gorgeous white suit in a nearby store, but doesn't have enough cash. He finds 4 more people of same size, who each give $20 and get to wear... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Gordon | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Esai Morales, Edward James Olmos, Clifton Collins Jr.

Votes: 525

7. A Killer Among Friends (1992 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Drama

The film tells why a girl was killed by two of her best friends.

Director: Charles Robert Carner | Stars: Patty Duke, Margaret Welsh, Tiffani Thiessen, Angie Rae McKinney

Votes: 734

9. Bed of Roses (1996)

PG | 87 min | Romance, Drama

Romantic drama about a young career girl who is swept off her feet by a shy florist, who fell in love with her after one glimpse through a shadowy window.

Director: Michael Goldenberg | Stars: Christian Slater, Mary Stuart Masterson, Pamela Adlon, Josh Brolin

Votes: 7,374 | Gross: $19.03M

10. Puppet (1999)

93 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

Lori Myers has no idea of the terrifying danger she attracts after accepting a gift from her husband Rick to celebrate their marriage. For the beautifully hand-crafted Russian puppet he ... See full summary »

Director: Felix Limardo | Stars: Rebecca Gayheart, Frederick Weller, Joe Ponazecki, Michael Lombard

Votes: 25

11. Paper Dolls (1982 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

Pilot for the TV series introduces the mothers of teenage fashion models who market their daughters for a powerful agent.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Joan Hackett, Jennifer Warren, Joan Collins, Daryl Hannah

Votes: 170

12. The Secret of NIMH (1982)

G | 82 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

76 Metascore

To save her ill son, a field mouse must seek the aid of a colony of rats, with whom she has a deeper link than she ever suspected.

Director: Don Bluth | Stars: Elizabeth Hartman, Derek Jacobi, Dom DeLuise, Arthur Malet

Votes: 31,605 | Gross: $10.14M

13. Swimsuit (1989 TV Movie)

94 min | Comedy, Romance

Mrs. Allison is the owner of the Saltare Swimsuit company. Her top man Brian, and his not so bright assitant Willard have to find men and women that can be prospective models for her ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Thomson | Stars: William Katt, Catherine Oxenberg, Cyd Charisse, Nia Peeples

Votes: 120

14. Liar's Edge (1992)

R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

A child is traumatized when his father, a stuntman, dies in an attempt to go over Niagara Falls. Later, his mother meets and marries a truck driver, and things seem to be going OK. Then the... See full summary »

Director: Ron Oliver | Stars: Nicholas Shields, Shannon Tweed, David Keith, Joseph Bottoms

Votes: 135

15. Getting Physical (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

Chubby Kendall suffers from self-esteem issues due to her weight. She decides to take up female bodybuilding and ends up competing with the pros for the championship. However, her boyfriend and dad don't like her new tough look.

Director: Steven Hilliard Stern | Stars: Alexandra Paul, Sandahl Bergman, David Naughton, John Aprea

Votes: 66

16. Whatever Happened to Mason Reese (1990)

12 min | Comedy, Short

Former child star Mason Reese goes out for a night on the town. He has a run in with a fan of his while at a sushi resturant.

Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Mason Reese, Rebecca Gayheart, Michael J. Anderson, Anthony Michael Hall

Votes: 471

17. Christmas Eve (1986 TV Movie)

93 min | Drama

Story of a well-to-do elderly woman, who befriends the homeless and volunteers her time with children, who learns she has an incurable illness and wants desperately to reunite her three ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Cooper | Stars: Loretta Young, Arthur Hill, Ron Leibman, Trevor Howard

Votes: 265

18. High Stakes (1989)

R | 102 min | Thriller

A New York hooker tries to keep her daughter out of the clutches of the mobsters she works for.

Director: Amos Kollek | Stars: Sally Kirkland, Robert LuPone, Richard Lynch, Sarah Michelle Gellar

Votes: 191

19. Just the Way You Are (1984)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

Susan is a young, beautiful and successful flute player, but because of her physical handicap, a lame leg, she is having difficulties finding Mr. Right. While on tour in France, she decides... See full summary »

Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Kristy McNichol, Michael Ontkean, Kaki Hunter, André Dussollier

Votes: 611 | Gross: $7.89M

20. Ragin' Cajun (1990)

Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Drama, Music

After his girlfriend is kidnapped by a vicious mobster, Cage rips into action with a vengeance. Retired from kickboxing to pursue dreams of being an entertainer, Cage is forced into a death... See full summary »

Director: William Byron Hillman | Stars: Charlene Tilton, David Heavener, Allan Rich, Sam Bottoms

Votes: 42

21. Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fashion (1991 TV Movie)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Dyan Draper, an editor of a well known fashion magazine, is infamous for writing columns that destroy other people's career. She also drives her employees to near madness with her orders ... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Valerie Harper

Votes: 242

22. The Witches of Eastwick (1992 TV Movie)

30 min | Drama, Fantasy

An unsold TV series pilot about three single witches living together who try to conjure up their idea of the "perfect man". One day, their wish comes true when a seemingly perfect man named... See full summary »

Director: Rick Rosenthal | Stars: Julia Campbell, Catherine Mary Stewart, Ally Walker, Michael Siberry

Votes: 36

23. Little House: Look Back to Yesterday (1983 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 120 min | Drama, Family, Romance

Albert Quinn Ingalls wants to be a doctor. But soon he discovers that he is fatally ill. He decides to spend the rest of his life in Walnut Grove. Meanwhile children from school are preparing for their traditional climbing of the mountain.

Director: Victor French | Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Dean Butler, Richard Bull, Victor French

Votes: 463

24. Little House: The Last Farewell (1984 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 100 min | Drama, Western

While Charles and Caroline are visiting Walnut Grove, the townspeople learn that a land development tycoon has acquired title to all the land in Hero Township. They are inspired by Laura to vent their anger at this injustice.

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Dean Butler, Richard Bull, Victor French

Votes: 470

25. Little House: Bless All the Dear Children (1984 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Drama, Family

During preparation for Christmas baby, Rose Wilder is kidnapped by the woman who recently lost her child. Looking for her Laura, Almanzo and Mr Edwards meet lonely orphan boy, who finally stays with that woman.

Director: Victor French | Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Dean Butler, Richard Bull, Victor French

Votes: 334

26. Out of the Shadows (1988 TV Movie)

105 min | Thriller

A U.S. Embassy worker is helped by an Interpol agent to prove herself innocent of a murder in the Greek isles.

Director: Willi Patterson | Stars: Charles Dance, Alexandra Paul, Michael Shannon, David de Keyser

Votes: 75

27. After the Rain (1988)

PG | 105 min | Drama

A father disowns his daughter, Annie, because of her choice to marry a neighboring woodsman. The marriage is strong and bears four children, but Annie is determined to also include her father in her family.

Director: Harry Thompson | Stars: Barbara Barrie, Ned Beatty, Kelly Jones, Brian Keith

Votes: 31

28. Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson (1989 TV Movie)

95 min | Crime, Mystery

Ken Malansky is a law student attending a class being taught by Perry Mason. When a friend tells him that his girlfriend was assaulted by a fellow student, Ken rushes to the university's ... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, Alexandra Paul, William R. Moses

Votes: 246

29. Perry Mason: The Case of the Musical Murder (1989 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

In this episode Perry Mason defends a young theatre director who is accused to have killed a famous director of a Broadway musical.

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, Alexandra Paul, William R. Moses

Votes: 243

30. Perry Mason: The Case of the All-Star Assassin (1989 TV Movie)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Thatcher Horton is owner of a Denver sports arena and a couple of sports teams. Bobby Spencer a friend of Ken was one of his hockey players. It seems that Horton verbally promised him that ... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, Alexandra Paul, William R. Moses

Votes: 236

31. Naked City: A Killer Christmas (1998 TV Movie)

95 min | Crime, Thriller

Inspired by the 1948 movie Naked City, follows two cops working the streets on the down low. Their latest assignment is a case of a serial killer who became active around Christmas. However, an ambitious reporter gets in their way.

Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Scott Glenn, Courtney B. Vance, Laura Leighton, Barbara Williams

Votes: 171

32. The Other Lover (1985 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

A novelist (Jack Scalia) enters into a complicated affair with a doctor's wife (Lindsay Wagner), who happens to be his publishing company's marketing director and a mother of two.

Director: Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: Lindsay Wagner, Jack Scalia, Max Gail, Millie Perkins

Votes: 87

33. Alf Loves a Mystery (1987 TV Movie)

Family

ALF (short for Alien Life Form) and Benji Gregory explore an shabby mansion hoping to find hidden treasure. During their search, they manage to preview the NBC's Saturday morning schedule of 1987.

Director: Tony Singletary | Stars: Paul Fusco, Shannen Doherty, Stephen Furst, Benji Gregory

Votes: 40

34. Forever Young (1991 TV Movie)

Drama

Forever Young is the story of two friends in their last week of high school. Chris Peterson is the all-American kid who, with his best friend Sean Parker, a rebel, is enjoying his last days... See full summary »

Director: Harry C. Hunter | Stars: Kaleo Anders, Shannen Doherty, Arinn-Ashley Olson, J. Michael Pank

Votes: 26

35. In Between (1991)

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

Three strangers - two women and one man - find themselves trapped inside an unfamiliar house with no recollection of how they got there. They soon discover that the house has been borrowed ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Constantinides | Stars: Robert Forster, Wings Hauser, Robin Mattson, Alexandra Paul

Votes: 55

36. The Seventh Coin (1993)

PG-13 | 92 min | Adventure

In modern-day Jerusalem, an Arab boy and a beautiful American tourist are accidentally entrusted with a priceless coin from the age of King Herod. Soon the two are falling in love and ... See full summary »

Director: Dror Soref | Stars: Alexandra Powers, Navin Chowdhry, Peter O'Toole, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 189

37. Naked City: Justice with a Bullet (1998 TV Movie)

107 min | Crime, Drama

Glenn and Vance are taxicab-driving New York City detectives taking up the case of tourists (Tunney, Erbe) who are robbed of their money and luggage by a shady limo driver. But all parties ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Freilich | Stars: Scott Glenn, Courtney B. Vance, Giancarlo Esposito, Kathryn Erbe

Votes: 189

38. Three at Once (1986)

9 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

This black and white student short is a whimsical absurdist comedy about a happy-go-lucky girl (Anderson), a sardonic feminist and a vain philosopher who meet at a party and enter a surreal world to see if they click together.

Director: Mike Kuhn | Stars: Gillian Anderson, Dan Barron, Nona Walters, Zoe Anderson

Votes: 49

39. A Matter of Choice (1988)

5 min | Short, Drama

Filmed in 1988, this short, silent, black and white film deals with a young woman's moment of choice before entering a back-alley abortion clinic.

Director: William Davis | Star: Gillian Anderson

Votes: 49

40. The Turning (1992)

R | 91 min | Drama

A white supremacist returns to his hometown for the first time in years to try and save his parents' relationship.

Director: L.A. Puopolo | Stars: Karen Allen, Raymond J. Barry, Michael Dolan, Tess Harper

Votes: 391

41. Freeze Frame (1990 TV Movie)

78 min | Family, Thriller

The highly intelligent Lindsay wants to become a reporter; Already in highschool she works for their paper. During her inquiries she discovers a big scandal, which seems to involve even the... See full summary »

Director: William Bindley | Stars: Shannen Doherty, Robyn Douglass, Charles Haid, Ryan Lambert

Votes: 91

42. The Wonderful Maladys (2010 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama

Set in Gotham, the story revolves around the dysfunctional lives of three adult siblings who lost their parents at a young age.

Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Adam Driver, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Adam Scott, Molly Parker

Votes: 93

43. Nothing to Lose (1994)

R | Action, Crime, Drama

A young street fighter seeks revenge against a powerful drug lord who killed his entire family. Using of his many special combat skills, he's about to take down a whole criminal operation, reaching his goal whatever the consequences.

Director: Izidore K. Musallam | Stars: Alexandra Paul, Youssef Abed-Alnour, Paul Gleason, Michael V. Gazzo

Votes: 53

44. The Paper Boy (1994)

R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

A homicidal twelve-year-old paperboy becomes obsessed with a woman and her daughter next-door, and he'll do anything to make his fantasy of the "perfect family" come alive.

Director: Douglas Jackson | Stars: Alexandra Paul, Marc Marut, Brigid Tierney, William Katt

Votes: 1,016

45. Timemaster (1995)

PG-13 | 100 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Western

Young Jesse travels through time trying to stop a bunch of evil, virtual, fight managers from destroying Earth.

Director: James Glickenhaus | Stars: Jesse Cameron-Glickenhaus, Pat Morita, Joanna Pacula, Duncan Regehr

Votes: 337

46. My Son Is Innocent (1996 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama

After a brutal nighttime attack on a woman alone in her suburban home, police investigators zero in on teenager Eric Sutter. When the victim identifies Sutter as her attacker, the legal ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Elikann | Stars: Marilu Henner, Nick Stahl, Matt McCoy, Carmen Argenziano

Votes: 206

47. Brittle Glory (1997)

84 min | Comedy, Drama

A satire about an actor from the 1960s coming to terms with the pressures of today's entertainment industry.

Director: Stewart Schill | Stars: Tony Curtis, Arye Gross, Ally Walker, Kate Asner

Votes: 92

48. Robbie the Reindeer in Close Encounters of the Herd Kind (2007 TV Short)

30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Robbie's wedding day is interrupted by an intergalactic attack.

Director: Donnie Anderson | Stars: Ardal O'Hanlon, Jane Horrocks, Gillian Anderson, Keira Knightley

Votes: 203

49. The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
Episode: Naughty or Nice (2004)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Sportscaster Henry is dared by an optimistic 15 year old to be nice for one day. When henry agrees, his ratings fall, but he is inspired to make improvements to his life.

Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: George Lopez, Lisa Vidal, James Kirk, Bianca Collins

Votes: 167