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1. The Goonies (1985)

PG | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.8
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62 Metascore

A group of young misfits who call themselves The Goonies discover an ancient map and set out on a quest to find a legendary pirate's long-lost treasure.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman

Votes: 220,747 | Gross: $61.50M

2. South Park (1997– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.7
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Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.

Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall

Votes: 304,425

3. Stand by Me (1986)

R | 89 min | Adventure, Drama

8.1
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75 Metascore

After the death of one of his friends, a writer recounts a boyhood journey with his friends to find the body of a missing boy.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

Votes: 337,330 | Gross: $52.29M

4. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

PG | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.6
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72 Metascore

A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, David Kelly, Helena Bonham Carter

Votes: 393,842 | Gross: $206.46M

5. Matilda (1996)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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72 Metascore

Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable.

Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 113,482 | Gross: $33.08M

6. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

G | 100 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical

7.8
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67 Metascore

A poor but hopeful boy seeks one of the five coveted golden tickets that will send him on a tour of Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory.

Director: Mel Stuart | Stars: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear

Votes: 163,555 | Gross: $4.00M

7. Grown Ups (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy

5.9
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30 Metascore

After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.

Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Adam Sandler, Salma Hayek, Kevin James, Chris Rock

Votes: 213,317 | Gross: $162.00M

8. The Monster Squad (1987)

PG-13 | 79 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

7.1
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61 Metascore

A young group of monster fanatics attempt to save their hometown from Count Dracula and his monsters.

Director: Fred Dekker | Stars: Andre Gower, Robby Kiger, Stephen Macht, Duncan Regehr

Votes: 25,010 | Gross: $3.77M

9. The Witches (1990)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.8
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A young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse.

Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher, Rowan Atkinson

Votes: 32,249 | Gross: $10.36M

10. Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Family

5.8
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46 Metascore

With his wife doing a book tour, a father of twelve must handle a new job and his unstable brood.

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Hilary Duff, Piper Perabo

Votes: 87,795 | Gross: $138.61M

11. Addams Family Values (1993)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.7
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62 Metascore

The Addams Family try to rescue their beloved uncle Fester from his gold-digging new love, a black widow named Debbie.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Joan Cusack

Votes: 70,346 | Gross: $48.92M

12. Zoolander 2 (2016)

PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Comedy

4.7
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34 Metascore

Derek and Hansel are lured into modelling again, in Rome, where they find themselves the target of a sinister conspiracy.

Director: Ben Stiller | Stars: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Penélope Cruz, Will Ferrell

Votes: 60,561 | Gross: $28.85M

13. Miller's Crossing (1990)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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66 Metascore

Tom Regan, an advisor to a Prohibition-era crime boss, tries to keep the peace between warring mobs but gets caught in divided loyalties.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, John Turturro, Marcia Gay Harden

Votes: 119,087 | Gross: $5.08M

14. Spanglish (2004)

PG-13 | 131 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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48 Metascore

A woman and her daughter emigrate from Mexico for a better life in America, where they start working for a family where the patriarch is a newly celebrated chef with an insecure wife.

Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: Adam Sandler, Téa Leoni, Paz Vega, Cloris Leachman

Votes: 74,357 | Gross: $42.04M

15. Lord of the Flies (1990)

R | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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Stranded on an island, a group of schoolboys degenerate into savagery.

Director: Harry Hook | Stars: Balthazar Getty, Chris Furrh, Danuel Pipoly, James Badge Dale

Votes: 26,139 | Gross: $13.99M

16. Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018)

PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography

8.4
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85 Metascore

An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers.

Director: Morgan Neville | Stars: Fred Rogers, Joanne Rogers, John Rogers, Jim Rogers

Votes: 17,668 | Gross: $22.61M

17. South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999)

R | 81 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

7.7
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73 Metascore

When Cartman and his friends go see an R rated movie, they start cursing and their parents think that Canada is to blame.

Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman, Isaac Hayes

Votes: 183,621 | Gross: $52.01M

18. Heavyweights (1995)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.6
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Plump kids are lured into joining a posh fat camp with the promise of quick weight loss and good times, only to find that the facility is a woodland hellhole run by a psycho ex-fitness instructor.

Director: Steven Brill | Stars: Tom McGowan, Aaron Schwartz, Ben Stiller, David Goldman

Votes: 23,149 | Gross: $17.69M

19. Ri¢hie Ri¢h (1994)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Family

5.3
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49 Metascore

A rich young boy finds his family targeted in an inside job and must use his cunning to save them.

Director: Donald Petrie | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Edward Herrmann, John Larroquette, Christine Ebersole

Votes: 58,743 | Gross: $38.09M

20. Hotel for Dogs (2009)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Family

5.4
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51 Metascore

Two kids secretly take in stray dogs at a vacant hotel.

Director: Thor Freudenthal | Stars: Emma Roberts, Jake T. Austin, Lisa Kudrow, Don Cheadle

Votes: 20,057 | Gross: $73.03M

21. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)

R | 123 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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57 Metascore

One couple's story as they try to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.

Director: Ned Benson | Stars: James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Bill Hader

Votes: 10,933 | Gross: $0.59M

22. Lord of the Flies (1963)

Not Rated | 92 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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Lost on an island, young survivors of a plane crash eventually revert to savagery despite the few rational boys' attempts to prevent that.

Director: Peter Brook | Stars: James Aubrey, Tom Chapin, Hugh Edwards, Roger Elwin

Votes: 16,139

23. Salute Your Shorts (1991–1993)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.2
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A group of kids at a summer camp, run by the heard-but-never-seen Dr. Kahn, form friendships as they spend time harassing buffoonish camp counselor Kevin "Ug" Lee.

Stars: Trevor Eyster, Danny Cooksey, Michael Bower, Kirk Baily

Votes: 4,796

24. Nicholas Nickleby (2002)

PG | 132 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.1
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71 Metascore

A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-heartedly grasping uncle.

Director: Douglas McGrath | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Jamie Bell, Christopher Plummer, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 10,917 | Gross: $1.59M

25. Simon Birch (1998)

PG | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.9
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39 Metascore

A young boy with stunted growth is convinced that God has a great purpose for him.

Director: Mark Steven Johnson | Stars: Ian Michael Smith, Joseph Mazzello, Ashley Judd, Oliver Platt

Votes: 19,880 | Gross: $18.25M

26. The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)

R | 89 min | Comedy

5.8
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39 Metascore

Used-car liquidator Don Ready is hired by a flailing auto dealership to turn their Fourth of July sale into a majorly profitable event.

Director: Neal Brennan | Stars: Jeremy Piven, Ving Rhames, David Koechner, James Brolin

Votes: 19,605 | Gross: $15.10M

27. The Kid (2000)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.1
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45 Metascore

An unhappy and disliked image consultant gets a second shot at life when he is mysteriously confronted by an eight-year-old version of himself.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Bruce Willis, Spencer Breslin, Emily Mortimer, Lily Tomlin

Votes: 38,386 | Gross: $69.69M

28. The Weather Man (2005)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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61 Metascore

A Chicago weather man, separated from his wife and children, debates whether professional and personal success are mutually exclusive.

Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Hope Davis, Nicholas Hoult, Michael Caine

Votes: 75,027 | Gross: $12.48M

29. Unaccompanied Minors (2006)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.2
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43 Metascore

A group of unaccompanied minors bond while snowed in at the midwestern Hoover International Airport during the holiday season and ultimately create a makeshift holiday themselves.

Director: Paul Feig | Stars: Dyllan Christopher, Tyler James Williams, Gia Mantegna, Quinn Shephard

Votes: 9,696 | Gross: $16.65M

30. Eight Crazy Nights (2002)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical

5.4
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23 Metascore

Davey Stone, an alcoholic with a criminal record, is sentenced to community service under the supervision of an elderly referee. Davey is then faced with trying to reform and abandon his bad habits.

Director: Seth Kearsley | Stars: Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Jackie Sandler, Austin Stout

Votes: 20,447 | Gross: $23.44M

31. Mr. Woodcock (2007)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

5.1
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41 Metascore

Taken aback by his mother's wedding announcement, a young man returns home in an effort to stop her from marrying his old high school gym teacher, a man who made middle school hell for generations of students.

Director: Craig Gillespie | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Seann William Scott, Susan Sarandon, Amy Poehler

Votes: 33,918 | Gross: $25.63M

32. A Little Help (2010)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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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: 2,993 | Gross: $0.09M

33. A Fish Tale (2000)

G | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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Three children accidentally get turned into fish after drinking a potion made by an eccentric scientist. The kids end up in the sea, with one problem. They must find and drink the antidote within 48 hours, or forever remain as fish.

Directors: Stefan Fjeldmark, Greg Manwaring, Michael Donovan, Michael Hegner | Stars: Nis Bank-Mikkelsen, Søren Sætter-Lassen, Morten Kerrn Nielsen, Sebastian Jessen

Votes: 5,379

34. Terkel in Trouble (2004)

Not Rated | 77 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical

7.1
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Terkel is an average teenager whose life takes a turn for the worse when a girl who had a crush on him kills herself and an unknown maniac starts stalking him.

Directors: Kresten Vestbjerg Andersen, Thorbjørn Christoffersen, Stefan Fjeldmark | Stars: Anders Matthesen, Kim Mattheson, Bill Bailey, Ben Bishop

Votes: 9,061 | Gross: $0.01M

35. The Dark Horse (2014)

R | 124 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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77 Metascore

A brilliant but troubled New Zealand chess champion finds purpose by teaching underprivileged children about the rules of chess and life.

Director: James Napier Robertson | Stars: Cliff Curtis, James Rolleston, Kirk Torrance, James Napier Robertson

Votes: 5,320 | Gross: $0.06M

36. Bless the Beasts & Children (1971)

GP | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A group of social misfits at a summer camp for boys run away to save penned-in buffaloes from a rifle club's slaughter.

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Bill Mumy, Barry Robins, Miles Chapin, Darel Glaser

Votes: 1,182

37. The Oblongs (2001–2002)

TV-14 | 284 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.0
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The misadventures of a goofy family deformed by toxic waste.

Stars: Will Ferrell, Pamela Adlon, Jean Smart, Randy Sklar

Votes: 7,882

38. Lovely & Amazing (2001)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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75 Metascore

Self-esteem and insecurity are at the heart of this comedy about the relationship between a mother and her three confused daughters.

Director: Nicole Holofcener | Stars: Catherine Keener, Brenda Blethyn, Troy Ruptash, Emily Mortimer

Votes: 6,578 | Gross: $4.19M

39. Hansel & Gretel (2002)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.1
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If you go down to the woods tonight be sure of the biggest surprise of your life! When Hansel and Gretel's wicked stepmother leads them into the dark forest, the children find themselves in... See full summary »

Director: Gary J. Tunnicliffe | Stars: Lynn Redgrave, Jacob Smith, Taylor Momsen, Delta Burke

Votes: 1,125 | Gross: $0.10M

40. Poison Ivy (1985 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Two teenage summer camp counselors struggle with their younger campers, providing a variety of humorous situations and romantic encounters.

Director: Larry Elikann | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Nancy McKeon, Caren Kaye, Adam Baldwin

Votes: 1,177

41. Happy Campers (2001)

R | 94 min | Comedy

5.5
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When a summer camp director gets injured, the diverse group of college freshmen counselors take charge and spice up the everyday routine of the camp.

Director: Daniel Waters | Stars: Brad Renfro, Dominique Swain, Keram Malicki-Sánchez, Emily Bergl

Votes: 2,527

42. Hey Dad..! (1987–1994)

23 min | Comedy

5.6
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Comedy series about a top architect, Martin Kelly, who gives up his business to cope with his three children when his wife dies. With the help of eccentric country cousin Betty, Martin soon... See full summary »

Stars: Julie McGregor, Robert Hughes, Sarah Monahan, Christopher Truswell

Votes: 298

43. Something for Everyone (1970)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Konrad, a handsome country boy in post-war Austria, charms his way into a butler position at the castle of a widowed countess that lost her fortune. Before long the opportunistic boy is ... See full summary »

Director: Harold Prince | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Michael York, Anthony Higgins, Heidelinde Weis

Votes: 751

44. I, Cesar (2003)

91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.0
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Cesar is a young schoolboy living in Paris with his family. Their life is ordinary, but Cesar wants more excitement (which he creates, in one instance, by claiming to his teachers that his ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Berry | Stars: Jules Sitruk, Maria de Medeiros, Jean-Philippe Écoffey, Joséphine Berry

Votes: 1,294

45. One Got Fat (1963)

Approved | 15 min | Short

6.3
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This bicycle-safety film shows children what can happen when bicycles are driven carelessly and recklessly.

Director: William Dale Jennings | Stars: Ralph Hulett Jr., Charles Hagens, Dick Hutto, Don Moody

Votes: 335

46. ¡El que no corre... vuela! (1982)

85 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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After mistakenly going to jail, Maria makes friends with a woman whose kids live in the streets and Maria gets the idea to help them.

Director: Gilberto Martínez Solares | Stars: María Elena Velasco, Evita Muñoz 'Chachita', Freddy Fernández, Mario Alberto Rodríguez

Votes: 58

47. The Fat Albert Halloween Special (1977 TV Short)

30 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.2
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While attempting their Halloween mischief, the kids get the ultimate scare from the lady who lives in the spooky house by the graveyard. When some of the kids do not return from ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Sutherland | Stars: Bill Cosby, Jan Crawford, Gerald Edwards, Eric Suter

Votes: 114

48. Who Killed Doc Robbin? (1948)

Approved | 55 min | Comedy, Family, Mystery

4.8
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A group of people find themselves trapped in a creepy mansion, complete with secret passageways, a mad doctor and a murderous gorilla.

Director: Bernard Carr | Stars: Larry Olsen, Eilene Janssen, Peter Miles, Ardda Lynwood

Votes: 214

49. Official Officers (1925)

20 min | Comedy, Family, Short

6.6
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The kids in the tenements have no place to play except in streets where traffic is a hazard. Mickey gets the idea of building barricades to give our gang space to play at an intersection, ... See full summary »

Director: Robert F. McGowan | Stars: Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, Johnny Downs

Votes: 38

50. Byeolnara samchongsa (1979)

72 min | Animation

6.9
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Three young children are fascinated by space. One night they saw a flying object crashing into the forest. Ruru, the king of the children of the kingdom of the space is on board. Ruru ... See full summary »

Director: Jung-kyu Lim

Votes: 15



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