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1. The Case for Christ (2017)

PG | 112 min | Biography, Drama, History

50 Metascore

An investigative journalist and self-proclaimed atheist sets out to disprove the existence of God after his wife becomes a Christian.

Director: Jon Gunn | Stars: Erika Christensen, Faye Dunaway, Frankie Faison, Robert Forster

Votes: 5,790 | Gross: $14.68M

2. Burning Bright (2010)

PG-13 | 86 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

A thriller centered on a young woman and her autistic little brother who are trapped in a house with a ravenous tiger during a hurricane.

Director: Carlos Brooks | Stars: Briana Evigan, Charlie Tahan, Garret Dillahunt, Meat Loaf

Votes: 5,665

3. Elsewhere (2009)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A teen girl disappears after trying to meet men online in order to escape her small town. Apparently, only her best friend worries enough to investigate the mystery.

Director: Nathan Hope | Stars: Anna Kendrick, Jon Gries, Tania Raymonde, Paul Wesley

Votes: 2,833

4. Confession (I) (2005)

R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

In a small Catholic boarding school an unspeakable act has been committed. When High School student, Luther Scott, confesses to Father Michael Kelly, Kelly is bound silent to the ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Meyers | Stars: Chris Pine, Cameron Daddo, Bruce Davison, Tom Bosley

Votes: 440

5. The Counselor (2013)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

48 Metascore

A lawyer finds himself in over his head when he gets involved in drug trafficking.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem

Votes: 90,014 | Gross: $16.97M

6. Europa Report (2013)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

68 Metascore

An international crew of astronauts undertakes a privately funded mission to search for life on Jupiter's fourth largest moon.

Director: Sebastián Cordero | Stars: Sharlto Copley, Michael Nyqvist, Christian Camargo, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 61,368 | Gross: $0.13M

7. The Monster (2016)

R | 91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

69 Metascore

A mother and daughter must confront a terrifying monster when they break down on a deserted road.

Director: Bryan Bertino | Stars: Zoe Kazan, Ella Ballentine, Aaron Douglas, Christine Ebadi

Votes: 11,961

8. Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

67 Metascore

As their surrounding community has taken a turn for the worse, the crew at Calvin's Barbershop come together to bring some much needed change to their neighborhood.

Director: Malcolm D. Lee | Stars: Ice Cube, Regina Hall, Anthony Anderson, Eve

Votes: 12,771 | Gross: $54.03M

9. Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

59 Metascore

Why not spend another day with the crew at Calvin's shop in the South Side of Chicago?

Director: Kevin Rodney Sullivan | Stars: Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer, Eve, Queen Latifah

Votes: 12,978 | Gross: $65.11M

10. Barbershop (2002)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

66 Metascore

A day in the life of a South Side Chicago barbershop.

Director: Tim Story | Stars: Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer, Eve, Anthony Anderson

Votes: 27,134 | Gross: $75.78M

11. Straight Outta Compton (2015)

R | 147 min | Biography, Drama, History

72 Metascore

The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.

Director: F. Gary Gray | Stars: O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Neil Brown Jr.

Votes: 159,440 | Gross: $161.20M

12. Take Me Home Tonight (2011)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

42 Metascore

Four years after graduation, an awkward high school genius uses his sister's boyfriend's Labor Day party as the perfect opportunity to make his move on his high school crush.

Director: Michael Dowse | Stars: Topher Grace, Anna Faris, Dan Fogler, Teresa Palmer

Votes: 47,411 | Gross: $6.92M

13. Due Date (2010)

R | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

51 Metascore

High-strung father-to-be Peter Highman is forced to hitch a ride with aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay on a road trip in order to make it to his child's birth on time.

Director: Todd Phillips | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Zach Galifianakis, Michelle Monaghan, Jamie Foxx

Votes: 297,116 | Gross: $100.54M

14. Harsh Times (2005)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama

56 Metascore

A tough-minded drama about two friends in South Central Los Angeles and the violence that comes between them.

Director: David Ayer | Stars: Christian Bale, Freddy Rodríguez, Eva Longoria, Chaka Forman

Votes: 59,056 | Gross: $3.34M

15. Under the Skin (I) (2013)

R | 108 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

78 Metascore

A mysterious young woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. However, events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery.

Director: Jonathan Glazer | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy McWilliams, Lynsey Taylor Mackay, Dougie McConnell

Votes: 107,848 | Gross: $2.61M

16. Donnie Darko (2001)

R | 113 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

88 Metascore

A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident.

Director: Richard Kelly | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell, Holmes Osborne

Votes: 677,018 | Gross: $1.48M

17. The Man from Earth (2007)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he has a longer and stranger past than they can imagine.

Director: Richard Schenkman | Stars: David Lee Smith, Tony Todd, John Billingsley, Ellen Crawford

Votes: 155,324

18. Primer (2004)

PG-13 | 77 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

68 Metascore

Four friends/fledgling entrepreneurs, knowing that there's something bigger and more innovative than the different error-checking devices they've built, wrestle over their new invention.

Director: Shane Carruth | Stars: Shane Carruth, David Sullivan, Casey Gooden, Anand Upadhyaya

Votes: 86,845 | Gross: $0.42M

19. A Cure for Wellness (2016)

R | 146 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

47 Metascore

An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps, but soon suspects that the spa's treatments are not what they seem.

Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Dane DeHaan, Jason Isaacs, Mia Goth, Ivo Nandi

Votes: 64,821 | Gross: $8.11M

20. Without Name (2016)

93 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Follows a land surveyor on an assignment to measure an ancient forest for a developer but soon loses his reason in a supernatural environment that has its own plans.

Director: Lorcan Finnegan | Stars: Alan McKenna, Niamh Algar, James Browne, Brendan Conroy

Votes: 330

21. Raising Helen (2004)

PG-13 | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

38 Metascore

After her sister and brother-in-law die in a car accident, a young woman becomes the guardian of their three children.

Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Kate Hudson, John Corbett, Joan Cusack, Hayden Panettiere

Votes: 33,414 | Gross: $37.49M

22. Uptown Girls (2003)

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

33 Metascore

A grown-up woman, who kept her childish instincts and behavior, starts working as a nanny of a 8-year-old girl, who actually acts like an adult. But in the end everything turns to its right places.

Director: Boaz Yakin | Stars: Brittany Murphy, Dakota Fanning, Heather Locklear, Jesse Spencer

Votes: 32,259 | Gross: $36.92M

23. A 2nd Chance (2011)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Family, Sport

A young girl and her coach overcome adversity to make their way into the National Australian Gymnastics Squad.

Director: Clay Glen | Stars: Nina Pearce, Adam Tuominen, Emily Morris, Amy Handley

Votes: 637

24. 1 Chance 2 Dance (2014)

89 min | Drama, Family

When a seventeen-year old aspiring dancer is uprooted mid-semester of her senior year, she finds herself in a small East Coast high school where her heart will be divided between two boys, ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Deyoe | Stars: Lexi Giovagnoli, Justin Ray, Rae Latt, Poonam Basu

Votes: 455

25. Summer Eleven (2010)

PG | 93 min | Drama, Family

The poignant, coming of age story about a group of eleven year old girls in their final summer before middle school.

Director: Joseph Kell | Stars: Alice Ziolkoski, Meaghan Hughes, Deborah Theaker, Rebecca Butterworth

Votes: 330

26. Cinderella (I) (2015)

PG | 105 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

67 Metascore

When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her scheming step-sisters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden, Helena Bonham Carter

Votes: 134,473 | Gross: $201.15M

27. Nowhere Safe (2014 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama

After two girls cruelly impersonate her online in a "reverse cyber bullying" plot, Ashley's reputation is ruined and she and her mother flee a growing threat to their lives. Starting over ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Brough | Stars: Natasha Henstridge, Jamie Kennedy, Danielle C. Ryan, James Gaisford

Votes: 1,133

28. Trespass Against Us (I) (2016)

R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama

50 Metascore

A man looks to find a way to escape the criminal ways of his outlaw family.

Director: Adam Smith | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Brendan Gleeson, Lyndsey Marshal, Georgie Smith

Votes: 6,134

29. Outcast (2016– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Horror

A young man searches for answers as to why he's been suffering from supernatural possessions his entire life.

Stars: Patrick Fugit, Philip Glenister, Wrenn Schmidt, Reg E. Cathey

Votes: 16,377

30. Tarnished Notes (2016)

87 min | Drama

Based on true events, Tarnished Notes tells the story of a love triangle murder between a southern Baptist minister of music, his wife, and their lover. In 1984, Jim and Judith Daniels ... See full summary »

Director: Mitchell Maxwell | Stars: Cari Moskow, Elijah Chester, Tara Alexandra Brown, Sarah Crumpler

Votes: 16

31. Daddy's Girl (1996)

R | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

A girl's bright smile masks a psychopathic soul that will eliminate anyone who comes between her and her doting father.

Director: Martin Kitrosser | Stars: William Katt, Michele Greene, Roxana Zal, Mimi Craven

Votes: 623

32. If I Stay (2014)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

46 Metascore

Life changes in an instant for young Mia Hall after a car accident puts her in a coma. During an out-of-body experience, she must decide whether to wake up and live a life far different than she had imagined. The choice is hers if she can go on.

Director: R.J. Cutler | Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Mireille Enos, Jamie Blackley, Joshua Leonard

Votes: 103,064 | Gross: $50.47M

33. Love Is a Thieves' Game (2011)

91 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Deception, Corruption and Betrayal are all part of A Thieves' Game - Set in Detroit, a street hustler makes an unlikely alliance with a rising police lieutenant to solve the mystery behind ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Logan Khaleghi | Stars: Sam Logan Khaleghi, Kristen Pickthall, Jason Waugh, Jeffery Stetson

Votes: 100

34. Term Life (2016)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

23 Metascore

A guy wanted around town by various hitmen hopes to stay alive long enough for his life insurance policy to kick in and pay out for his estranged daughter.

Director: Peter Billingsley | Stars: Vince Vaughn, Hailee Steinfeld, Bill Paxton, Jonathan Banks

Votes: 5,548 | Gross: $0.01M

35. Krisha (2015)

R | 83 min | Drama

86 Metascore

Krisha returns for Thanksgiving dinner after ten years away from her family, but past demons threaten to ruin the festivities.

Director: Trey Edward Shults | Stars: Krisha Fairchild, Alex Dobrenko, Robyn Fairchild, Chris Doubek

Votes: 5,334 | Gross: $0.14M

36. 42 (2013)

PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

62 Metascore

In 1947, Jackie Robinson becomes the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era when he was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers and faces considerable racism in the process.

Director: Brian Helgeland | Stars: Chadwick Boseman, T.R. Knight, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie

Votes: 75,315 | Gross: $95.00M

37. Safe (1995)

R | 119 min | Drama

76 Metascore

An affluent and unexceptional homemaker in the suburbs develops multiple chemical sensitivity.

Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Julianne Moore, Xander Berkeley, Dean Norris, Julie Burgess

Votes: 10,551 | Gross: $0.51M

38. Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

72 Metascore

Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified advertisement seeking a companion for time travel.

Director: Colin Trevorrow | Stars: Aubrey Plaza, Mark Duplass, Jake Johnson, Karan Soni

Votes: 109,962 | Gross: $4.01M

39. The Art of Getting By (2011)

PG-13 | 83 min | Drama, Romance

36 Metascore

George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who has made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but complicated girl who recognizes in him a kindred spirit.

Director: Gavin Wiesen | Stars: Freddie Highmore, Emma Roberts, Michael Angarano, Sasha Spielberg

Votes: 52,324 | Gross: $1.43M

40. Captain Fantastic (2016)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

72 Metascore

In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.

Director: Matt Ross | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Samantha Isler, Annalise Basso

Votes: 147,128 | Gross: $5.88M

41. The One I Love (2014)

R | 91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

66 Metascore

A troubled couple vacate to a beautiful getaway, but bizarre circumstances further complicate their situation.

Director: Charlie McDowell | Stars: Mark Duplass, Elisabeth Moss, Ted Danson, Kiana Cason

Votes: 29,894 | Gross: $0.51M

42. Cyrus (I) (2010)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

74 Metascore

John and Molly, a divorced middle aged man and a single mother meet at a friends party and start up a small relationship, all John has to do now is meet Molly's son... Cyrus

Directors: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass | Stars: John C. Reilly, Marisa Tomei, Jonah Hill, Catherine Keener

Votes: 32,016 | Gross: $7.46M

43. Funny People (2009)

R | 146 min | Comedy, Drama

60 Metascore

When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship causes him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.

Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, Eric Bana

Votes: 107,395 | Gross: $51.86M

44. Safe Harbor (2006 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Partnered now for two years, Portland Police Detectives Carly Sagan and Joe Avery head to a child refuge named Safe Harbor for their next case. The center is owned by wealthy Olivia Wyatt, ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Griffiths | Stars: Tracey Gold, Steve Bacic, Mitchell Kosterman, Daryl Shuttleworth

Votes: 137

45. Petals on the Wind (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

A decade after Cathy, Christopher, and Carrie escaped from their grandparents' attic at Foxworth Hall, Petals on the Wind continues to follow the twisted plight of the family as they ... See full summary »

Director: Karen Moncrieff | Stars: Heather Graham, Rose McIver, Wyatt Nash, Bailey De Young

Votes: 3,595

46. If There Be Thorns (2015 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Living together with their loving and happy new family, Christopher and Cathy's past come to haunt them. Their mother Corrine moves in next door.

Director: Nancy Savoca | Stars: Heather Graham, Rachael Carpani, Jason Lewis, Mason Cook

Votes: 1,602