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1. American History X (1998)

R | 119 min | Drama

8.5
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62 Metascore

A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.

Director: Tony Kaye | Stars: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 961,514 | Gross: $6.72M

2. Movie 43 (2013)

R | 94 min | Comedy

4.3
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18 Metascore

A series of interconnected short films follows a washed-up producer as he pitches insane story lines featuring some of the biggest stars in Hollywood.

Directors: Elizabeth Banks, Steven Brill, Steve Carr, Rusty Cundieff, James Duffy, Griffin Dunne, Peter Farrelly, Patrik Forsberg, Will Graham, James Gunn, Brett Ratner, Jonathan van Tulleken, Bob Odenkirk | Stars: Emma Stone, Stephen Merchant, Richard Gere, Liev Schreiber

Votes: 93,931 | Gross: $8.83M

3. The Basketball Diaries (1995)

R | 102 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.3
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46 Metascore

A teenager finds his dreams of becoming a basketball star threatened after he free falls into the harrowing world of drug addiction.

Director: Scott Kalvert | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol, James Madio

Votes: 95,128 | Gross: $2.42M

4. Space Jam (1996)

PG | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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59 Metascore

In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.

Director: Joe Pytka | Stars: Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight, Theresa Randle, Manner Washington

Votes: 143,575 | Gross: $90.46M

5. Daddy's Home (2015)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy

6.2
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42 Metascore

Brad Whitaker is a radio host trying to get his stepchildren to love him and call him Dad. But his plans turn upside down when their biological father, Dusty Mayron, returns.

Director: Sean Anders | Stars: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardellini, Thomas Haden Church

Votes: 98,553 | Gross: $150.36M

6. Uncle Drew (2018)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Sport

5.7
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57 Metascore

An anti-ageist comedy about a man's dream to win the Rucker Classic street ball tournament in Harlem.

Director: Charles Stone III | Stars: Kyrie Irving, Lil Rel Howery, Shaquille O'Neal, Chris Webber

Votes: 10,277 | Gross: $42.47M

7. 17 Again (2009)

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

6.3
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48 Metascore

Mike O'Donnell is ungrateful for how his life turned out. He gets a chance to rewrite his life when he tried to save a janitor near a bridge and jumped after him into a time vortex.

Director: Burr Steers | Stars: Zac Efron, Matthew Perry, Leslie Mann, Thomas Lennon

Votes: 168,751 | Gross: $64.17M

8. Trainwreck (2015)

R | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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75 Metascore

Having thought that monogamy was never possible, a commitment-phobic career woman may have to face her fears when she meets a good guy.

Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Amy Schumer, Bill Hader, Brie Larson, Colin Quinn

Votes: 122,779 | Gross: $110.21M

9. John Tucker Must Die (2006)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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41 Metascore

Three ex-girlfriends of a serial cheater set up their former lover to fall for the new girl in town so they can watch him get his heart broken.

Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Jesse Metcalfe, Ashanti, Arielle Kebbel, Sophia Bush

Votes: 75,979 | Gross: $41.01M

10. Space Jam 2 (2021)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Filming

NBA superstar LeBron James teams up with Bugs Bunny and the rest of the Looney Tunes for this long-awaited sequel.

Director: Malcolm D. Lee | Stars: Don Cheadle, Sonequa Martin-Green, Cassandra Starr, LeBron James

11. Scary Movie 4 (2006)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy

5.0
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40 Metascore

Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and she has to uncover the secret in order to stop them.

Director: David Zucker | Stars: Anna Faris, Regina Hall, Craig Bierko, Bill Pullman

Votes: 107,536 | Gross: $90.71M

12. The Gambler (III) (2014)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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55 Metascore

Literature professor and gambler Jim Bennett's debt causes him to borrow money from his mother and a loan shark. Further complicating his situation, is his relationship with one of his students. Will Bennett risk his life for a second chance?

Director: Rupert Wyatt | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Jessica Lange, John Goodman, Brie Larson

Votes: 60,581 | Gross: $33.63M

13. Delivery Man (2013)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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44 Metascore

An affable underachiever finds out he's fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago. Now he must decide whether or not to come forward when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity.

Director: Ken Scott | Stars: Vince Vaughn, Chris Pratt, Cobie Smulders, Jack Reynor

Votes: 71,334 | Gross: $30.66M

14. Hoosiers (1986)

PG | 114 min | Drama, Sport

7.5
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76 Metascore

A coach with a checkered past and a local drunk train a small town high school basketball team to become a top contender for the championship.

Director: David Anspaugh | Stars: Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper, Sheb Wooley

Votes: 40,094 | Gross: $28.61M

15. Drive Me Crazy (1999)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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42 Metascore

Nicole and Chase used to be BFFs, then junior high happened. The high school centennial dance is coming but Nicole gets dumped. So does Chase. They stage a relationship to get at their exes. They visit each other's worlds. Love in the air?

Director: John Schultz | Stars: Melissa Joan Hart, Adrian Grenier, Stephen Collins, Mark Metcalf

Votes: 17,144 | Gross: $17.85M

16. He Got Game (1998)

R | 136 min | Drama, Sport

6.9
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63 Metascore

A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Milla Jovovich, Ray Allen, Rosario Dawson

Votes: 41,558 | Gross: $21.55M

17. Celebrity (1998)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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41 Metascore

The fortunes of a husband and wife differ drastically after they divorce.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Judy Davis, Leonardo DiCaprio, Greg Mottola

Votes: 22,941 | Gross: $5.03M

18. Half Nelson (2006)

R | 106 min | Drama

7.2
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85 Metascore

An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret.

Director: Ryan Fleck | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Anthony Mackie, Shareeka Epps, Jeff Lima

Votes: 80,906 | Gross: $2.69M

19. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Approved | 170 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.0
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92 Metascore

Three World War II veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Myrna Loy, Dana Andrews, Fredric March, Teresa Wright

Votes: 53,758 | Gross: $23.65M

20. O (2001)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.1
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53 Metascore

An update of Shakespeare's 'Othello' with a young cast, set in an upper class prep school, & centered around basketball player Odin.

Director: Tim Blake Nelson | Stars: Mekhi Phifer, Julia Stiles, Martin Sheen, Josh Hartnett

Votes: 18,627 | Gross: $16.02M

21. Zapped (2014 TV Movie)

TV-G | 102 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.1
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When Zoey's mom remarries, Zoey finds it hard adjusting to her new life - no longer the only kid in the family.

Director: Peter DeLuise | Stars: Zendaya, Chanelle Peloso, Spencer Boldman, Emilia McCarthy

Votes: 3,474

22. Unfabulous (2004–2007)

24 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.2
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Unfabulous follows the life and times of teenager Addie Singer. Addie is a big fan of music and at every opportunity will write and sing about her life. The show outlines typical teenage ... See full summary »

Stars: Emma Roberts, Melise, Jordan Calloway, Brandon Kelly

Votes: 2,985

23. Like Mike (2002)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.2
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47 Metascore

A 14-year-old orphan becomes an NBA superstar after trying on a pair of sneakers with the faded initials "M.J." inside.

Director: John Schultz | Stars: Shad Moss, Jonathan Lipnicki, Morris Chestnut, Brenda Song

Votes: 17,770 | Gross: $51.43M

24. Are We Done Yet? (2007)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.2
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36 Metascore

Newlyweds Nick and Suzanne decide to move to the suburbs to provide a better life for their two kids. But their idea of a dream home is disturbed by a contractor with a bizarre approach to business.

Director: Steve Carr | Stars: Ice Cube, Nia Long, John C. McGinley, Aleisha Allen

Votes: 18,400 | Gross: $49.63M

25. Look Who's Talking Now (1993)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

4.4
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The dogs talk at a family of 4, where mom loses her job the same day dad gets a job as pilot for a cute, single boss.

Director: Tom Ropelewski | Stars: John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, David Gallagher, Tabitha Lupien

Votes: 26,025 | Gross: $10.34M

26. Whitney (2018)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.2
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75 Metascore

An in-depth look at the life and music of Whitney Houston.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Whitney Houston, Ellen White, Michael Houston, Cissy Houston

Votes: 5,051 | Gross: $3.03M

27. Just Wright (2010)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

5.9
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51 Metascore

A physical therapist falls for the basketball player she is helping recover from a career-threatening injury.

Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: Queen Latifah, Common, Paula Patton, James Pickens Jr.

Votes: 12,603 | Gross: $21.52M

28. American Wrestler: The Wizard (2016)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Sport

7.2
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In 1980, a teenage boy escapes the unrest in Iran only to face more hostility in America, due to the hostage crisis. Determined to fit in, he joins the school's floundering wrestling team.

Director: Alex Ranarivelo | Stars: George Kosturos, William Fichtner, Ali Afshar, Lia Marie Johnson

Votes: 1,579

29. Cooley High (1975)

PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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72 Metascore

In 1964, a group of high school friends who live on the Near North Side of Chicago enjoy life to the fullest...parties, hanging out, meeting new friends. Then life changes for two of the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Glynn Turman, Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs, Garrett Morris, Cynthia Davis

Votes: 3,833

30. Hang Time (1995–2000)

30 min | Comedy, Sport

7.0
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Seven teenagers (three girls and four boys) try to make it through life as members of the Deering High School basketball team.

Stars: Daniella Deutscher, Megan Parlen, Adam Frost, Amber Barretto

Votes: 659

31. The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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A high school girl falls for a playboy artist, with screwball results.

Director: Irving Reis | Stars: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple, Rudy Vallee

Votes: 7,281

32. The United States of Leland (2003)

R | 108 min | Drama

7.1
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37 Metascore

A young man's experience in a juvenile detention center that touches on the tumultuous changes that befall his family and the community in which he lives.

Director: Matthew Ryan Hoge | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Don Cheadle, Kevin Spacey, Chris Klein

Votes: 21,932 | Gross: $0.34M

33. South of Nowhere (2005–2008)

Drama, Romance

7.9
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A family moves from Ohio to Los Angeles, where they find themselves unprepared for the city's fast pace, and the overcrowded public school that their three teenagers will attend.

Stars: Gabrielle Christian, Mandy Musgrave, Matt Cohen, Maeve Quinlan

Votes: 4,651

34. Zigosani u reketu (2018– )

45 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.7
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Two best friends and former basketball players are trying to re-establish their once successful basketball club. "Zigosani u reketu" is a nostalgic and romantic comedy about second chances, and about friendship between a Serb and a Croat.

Stars: Nebojsa Dugalic, Filip Sovagovic, Aleksandar Radojicic, Miona Markovic

Votes: 624

35. Dumbbells (2014)

92 min | Comedy

3.4
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24 Metascore

A former basketball star suffering from a knee injury looks to rehab himself at a rundown Los Angeles gym.

Director: Christopher Livingston | Stars: Brian Drolet, Hoyt Richards, Taylor Cole, Mircea Monroe

Votes: 658

36. Wolves (I) (2016)

R | 109 min | Drama, Sport

5.7
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46 Metascore

An 18-year-old basketball star who is being recruited by Cornell University seems to have it all figured out: captain of his team, a good student, has a longtime girlfriend and some good ... See full summary »

Director: Bart Freundlich | Stars: Taylor John Smith, Michael Shannon, Carla Gugino, Zazie Beetz

Votes: 924

37. Black & White (I) (1999)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Music

4.9
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47 Metascore

A group of white high school teens become involved with Harlem's black hip-hop crowd.

Director: James Toback | Stars: Ben Stiller, Allan Houston, Claudia Schiffer, Scott Caan

Votes: 5,388 | Gross: $5.24M

38. Tex (1982)

PG | 103 min | Drama

6.5
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78 Metascore

After their mother dies and their father leaves them, teenage brothers Tex and Mason McCormick struggle to make it on their own.

Director: Tim Hunter | Stars: Matt Dillon, Jim Metzler, Meg Tilly, Bill McKinney

Votes: 1,796 | Gross: $7.00M

39. Eddie (1996)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Sport

5.2
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Coincidences lead to the NBA team, New York Knicks, gets it's loudest fan, Eddie/W.Goldberg, as coach. Season victory?

Director: Steve Rash | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Frank Langella, Dennis Farina, Richard Jenkins

Votes: 8,861 | Gross: $31.36M

40. Hoovey (2015)

PG | 91 min | Drama

5.7
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Life can change in an instant, and turn your whole world upside down. And that is exactly what happens to firefighter Jeff Elliott and his wife Ruth who are living their dream in the golden... See full summary »

Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: Cody Linley, Patrick Warburton, Lauren Holly, Alyson Stoner

Votes: 798

41. The Shop (I) (2018– )

30 min | Talk-Show

6.5
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Discussions and debate in various barbershops around the country featuring some of the biggest names in sport and entertainment.

Stars: LeBron James, Maverick Carter, Jerrod Carmichael, Elena Delle Donne

Votes: 591

42. Some Freaks (2016)

Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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67 Metascore

A charming romance develops between a boy with one eye and an overweight girl, though when she loses her weight after going to college, their relationship is tested in devastating ways they never dreamed would happen.

Director: Ian MacAllister McDonald | Stars: Thomas Mann, Marin Ireland, Ely Henry, Elise Hudson

Votes: 1,560

43. The Gambler (1974)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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65 Metascore

Axel Freed is a literature professor. He has the gambling vice. When he has lost all of his money, he borrows from his girlfriend, then his mother, and finally some bad guys that chase him. Despite all of this, he cannot stop gambling.

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: James Caan, Paul Sorvino, Lauren Hutton, Morris Carnovsky

Votes: 3,554

44. Inside Moves (1980)

PG | 113 min | Drama

7.2
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After a failed suicide attempt leaves him partially crippled, Roary begins spending a lot of time at a neighborhood bar full of interesting misfits. When Jerry the bartender suddenly finds ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: John Savage, David Morse, Diana Scarwid, Amy Wright

Votes: 1,331

45. Tall Story (1960)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Sport

6.0
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A young insecure college sportsman is in trouble. He wants to marry his very straightforward girlfriend, also a student, but has no money. When he is offered a bribe to fix a game, he is torn even more about the matter.

Director: Joshua Logan | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Jane Fonda, Ray Walston, Marc Connelly

Votes: 745 | Gross: $12.00M

46. Celtic Pride (1996)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Sport

5.3
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Two over-loyal Celtic fans kidnap their opponent's star player in order to guarantee their team the championship.

Director: Tom DeCerchio | Stars: Damon Wayans, Daniel Stern, Dan Aykroyd, Gail O'Grady

Votes: 9,208 | Gross: $9.26M

47. Through the Fire (2005)

103 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.1
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65 Metascore

"Through the Fire" chronicles the journey of Coney Island basketball star, Sebastian Telfair, from famed Lincoln High School straight to the NBA.

Directors: Alistair Christopher, Jonathan Hock | Stars: Sebastian Telfair, Rick Pitino, Asher Beard, Nyan Boateng

Votes: 640 | Gross: $0.03M

48. Green Flash (2008 Video)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

4.5
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At the ripe old age of 30, Cameron Day has given up his chances at pro-basketball fame and settled into an aimless life. A chance encounter with a beautiful woman lands him smack in the ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Nihipali Jr. | Stars: David Charvet, Torrey DeVitto, Kristin Cavallari, Brody Hutzler

Votes: 371

49. Hurricane Season (2009)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Sport

6.6
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A year after Hurricane Katrina, Al Collins, a high school basketball coach in Marrero, Louisiana, assembles a team of players who had previously attended five different schools before the ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Story | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Isaiah Washington, Shad Moss, Taraji P. Henson

Votes: 2,544

50. Cornbread, Earl and Me (1975)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Sport

6.9
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A 12-year-old is traumatised by the murder of his friend, a star basketball player.

Director: Joseph Manduke | Stars: Moses Gunn, Rosalind Cash, Bernie Casey, Madge Sinclair

Votes: 688



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