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1. La La Land (I) (2016)

PG-13 | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

8.0
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93 Metascore

While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future.

Director: Damien Chazelle | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Rosemarie DeWitt, J.K. Simmons

Votes: 461,984 | Gross: $151.10M

2. Some Like It Hot (1959)

Not Rated | 121 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

8.2
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97 Metascore

When two male musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft

Votes: 229,121 | Gross: $25.00M

3. St. Elmo's Fire (1985)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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35 Metascore

A group of friends, just out of college, struggle with adulthood.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Emilio Estevez

Votes: 33,711 | Gross: $37.80M

4. Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

G | 117 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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59 Metascore

An apprentice witch, three kids and a cynical magician conman search for the missing component to a magic spell to be used in the defense of Britain in World War II.

Directors: Robert Stevenson, Ward Kimball | Stars: Angela Lansbury, David Tomlinson, Roddy McDowall, Sam Jaffe

Votes: 32,148 | Gross: $18.53M

5. S.W.A.T. (2003)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.0
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45 Metascore

An imprisoned drug kingpin offers a huge cash reward to anyone that can break him out of police custody, and only the L.A.P.D.'s Special Weapons and Tactics team can prevent it.

Director: Clark Johnson | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez, LL Cool J

Votes: 133,671 | Gross: $116.93M

6. Dreamgirls (2006)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.5
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76 Metascore

A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Beyoncé, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover

Votes: 65,886 | Gross: $103.37M

7. New York, New York (1977)

PG | 155 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.7
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62 Metascore

An egotistical saxophonist and a young singer meet on V-J Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long, up-hill climb.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Robert De Niro, Lionel Stander, Barry Primus

Votes: 17,083 | Gross: $16.40M

8. The Bridges of Madison County (1995)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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66 Metascore

Photographer Robert Kincaid (Clint Eastwood) wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson (Meryl Streep), for four days in the 1960s.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Meryl Streep, Annie Corley, Victor Slezak

Votes: 67,907 | Gross: $71.52M

9. The Muppet Movie (1979)

G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.6
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74 Metascore

Kermit and his newfound friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog legs merchant is after Kermit.

Director: James Frawley | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 30,622 | Gross: $76.66M

10. Ida (2013)

PG-13 | 82 min | Drama

7.4
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91 Metascore

A novice nun about to take her vows uncovers a family secret dating back to the German occupation.

Director: Pawel Pawlikowski | Stars: Agata Kulesza, Agata Trzebuchowska, Dawid Ogrodnik, Jerzy Trela

Votes: 48,960 | Gross: $3.83M

11. Heaven Can Wait (1978)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.9
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72 Metascore

A Los Angeles Rams quarterback, accidentally taken away from his body by an overanxious angel before he was meant to die, returns to life in the body of a recently murdered millionaire.

Directors: Warren Beatty, Buck Henry | Stars: Warren Beatty, James Mason, Julie Christie, Jack Warden

Votes: 17,425 | Gross: $81.64M

12. The Party (1968)

PG | 99 min | Comedy

7.6
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A clerical mistake results in a bumbling Indian film star being invited to an exclusive Hollywood party instead of being fired.

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Peter Sellers, Claudine Longet, Natalia Borisova, Jean Carson

Votes: 35,791

13. Two Hands (1999)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

7.1
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A 19 year old finds himself in debt to a local gangster when some gang loot disappears and sets him on the run from thugs. Meanwhile two street kids start a shopping spree when they find the missing money.

Director: Gregor Jordan | Stars: Heath Ledger, Bryan Brown, David Field, Tom Long

Votes: 9,664

14. The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979)

PG | 113 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

4.4
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A supersonic airborne disaster. The passengers of the Concorde must endure aerial acrobatics when a bomb is discovered aboard a flight headed for the Moscow Olympics.

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Alain Delon, Susan Blakely, Robert Wagner, George Kennedy

Votes: 5,232 | Gross: $13.00M

15. A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004)

R | 119 min | Drama

7.1
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48 Metascore

A headstrong young woman returns to New Orleans after the death of her estranged mother.

Director: Shainee Gabel | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, John Travolta, Gabriel Macht, Deborah Kara Unger

Votes: 24,323 | Gross: $0.16M

16. Subway (1985)

R | 104 min | Thriller

6.6
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On improvising a burglary at a shady tycoon's home, Fred takes refuge in the hip and surreal universe of the Paris Metro and encounters its assorted denizens, the tycoon's henchmen and his disenchanted young wife.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Isabelle Adjani, Richard Bohringer, Michel Galabru

Votes: 13,355 | Gross: $0.39M

17. Bird (1988)

R | 161 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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78 Metascore

The troubled life and career of jazz musician Charlie "Bird" Parker (Forest Whitaker).

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Diane Venora, Michael Zelniker, Samuel E. Wright

Votes: 10,779 | Gross: $2.18M

18. Fading Gigolo (2013)

R | 90 min | Comedy

6.2
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58 Metascore

Fioravante decides to become a professional Don Juan as a way of making money to help his cash-strapped friend, Murray. With Murray acting as his "manager", the duo quickly finds themselves caught up in the crosscurrents of love and money.

Director: John Turturro | Stars: John Turturro, Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Sofía Vergara

Votes: 22,878 | Gross: $3.76M

19. The Devil's Honey (1986)

R | 78 min | Thriller

5.4
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A young woman abducts and subjects a doctor to various sexual torture acts whom she holds responsible for the death of her boyfriend.

Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Brett Halsey, Corinne Cléry, Blanca Marsillach, Stefano Madia

Votes: 754

20. City Heat (1984)

PG | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.5
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Slick Private Investigator Mike Murphy (Burt Reynolds) and tough Police Lieutenant Speer (Clint Eastwood), once partners, now bitter enemies, reluctantly team up to investigate a murder.

Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Burt Reynolds, Jane Alexander, Madeline Kahn

Votes: 8,583 | Gross: $38.35M

21. Little Richard (2000 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.7
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The story of Little Richard Penniman, from his poor Southern upbringing to dealing with the trials and tribulations of being a black singer in the 1950s, to his born-again phase and brief "retirement" from rock and roll.

Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Leon, Jenifer Lewis, Carl Lumbly, Tamala Jones

Votes: 667

22. Swing Shift (1984)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.9
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A woman finds romance when she takes a job at an aircraft plant to help make ends meet after her husband goes off to war.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Christine Lahti, Fred Ward

Votes: 4,020 | Gross: $6.65M

23. Mo' Better Blues (1990)

R | 130 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.6
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61 Metascore

Jazz trumpeter Bleek Gilliam makes questionable decisions in his professional and romantic lives.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito

Votes: 10,244 | Gross: $16.15M

24. Permanent Vacation (1980)

Not Rated | 75 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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69 Metascore

A young man wanders New York City searching for some meaning in life and encounters many idiosyncratic characters.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Chris Parker, Leila Gastil, John Lurie, Richard Boes

Votes: 7,833

25. Catchfire (1990)

R | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.4
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A witness to a mob assassination flees for her life from town to town, switching identities, but cannot seem to elude Milo, the chief killer out to get her.

Director: Dennis Hopper | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Jodie Foster, Dean Stockwell, Vincent Price

Votes: 3,104

26. Fatal Instinct (1993)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

5.8
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A spoof on thrillers from before 1993 such as Fatal Attraction (1987), Basic Instinct (1992), Chinatown, Cape Fear etc. A cop/lawyer cheats on his wife and she on him and plans to kill him for the insurance.

Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: Armand Assante, Sherilyn Fenn, Kate Nelligan, Sean Young

Votes: 6,462 | Gross: $7.85M

27. Moscow on the Hudson (1984)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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67 Metascore

When a Russian musician defects in Bloomingdale's department store in New York, he finds adjusting to American life more difficult than he imagined.

Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Robin Williams, Maria Conchita Alonso, Cleavant Derricks, Alejandro Rey

Votes: 10,383 | Gross: $25.10M

28. Paris Blues (1961)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.7
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61 Metascore

During the 1960s, two American expatriate jazz musicians living in Paris meet and fall in love with two American tourist girls.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Sidney Poitier, Louis Armstrong

Votes: 2,408

29. The Velocity of Gary (1998)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.0
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Valentino is an Ex Adult film star very much in love with his girlfriend Mary Carmen....and boyfriend Gary. Things take a tragic turn when Valentino is rushed to the hospital after ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Ireland | Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Salma Hayek, Thomas Jane, Olivia d'Abo

Votes: 1,666

30. Crimes of the Heart (1986)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their grandfather and ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Diane Keaton, Jessica Lange, Sissy Spacek, Sam Shepard

Votes: 3,461 | Gross: $22.91M

31. 'Round Midnight (1986)

R | 133 min | Drama, Music

7.4
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A troubled, but talented musician flees the US to escape his problems, finding refuge and support in Paris.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Dexter Gordon, François Cluzet, Gabrielle Haker, Sandra Reaves-Phillips

Votes: 4,396 | Gross: $3.27M

32. Butterfly (1999)

R | 96 min | Drama

7.6
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69 Metascore

For Moncho, it's an idyllic year: he starts school, he has a wonderful teacher, he makes a friend in Roque, he begins to figure out some of the mysteries of Eros, and, with his older ... See full summary »

Director: José Luis Cuerda | Stars: Manuel Lozano, Fernando Fernán Gómez, Uxía Blanco, Gonzalo Uriarte

Votes: 7,694 | Gross: $2.09M

33. Spinout (1966)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.9
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Band singer/race driver Mike McCoy must choose between marrying a beautiful rich girl and driving her father's car in a prestigious race.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Diane McBain, Dodie Marshall

Votes: 1,604

34. Muscle Beach Party (1964)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Musical

5.0
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Local beach-goers find that their beach has been taken over by a businessman training a stable of body builders.

Director: William Asher | Stars: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Luciana Paluzzi, John Ashley

Votes: 1,195

35. Some Call It Loving (1973)

R | 103 min | Drama

5.3
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A woman who's been asleep for years is part of a carnival that sells her kisses for a buck. A lonely jazz musician buys her. Once awake, the two of them and his two girlfriends hook up. But sometimes, dreams are better than reality.

Director: James B. Harris | Stars: Zalman King, Carol White, Tisa Farrow, Richard Pryor

Votes: 330

36. Festival Express (2003)

R | 90 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.6
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85 Metascore

The filmed account of a large Canadian rock festival train tour boasting major acts like Janis Joplin, The Grateful Dead and The Band.

Directors: Bob Smeaton, Frank Cvitanovich | Stars: Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, The Band, Rick Danko

Votes: 2,083 | Gross: $1.17M

37. Lulu on the Bridge (1998)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

6.2
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A famous jazz saxophonist whose life is forever changed after he is accidentally shot.

Director: Paul Auster | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Mira Sorvino, Richard Edson, Don Byron

Votes: 3,748

38. The Missing Person (2009)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

6.1
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57 Metascore

Private detective John Rosow is hired to tail a man on a train from Chicago to Los Angeles. Rosow gradually uncovers the man's identity as a missing person; one of the thousands presumed ... See full summary »

Director: Noah Buschel | Stars: Michael Shannon, Frank Wood, Amy Ryan, Linda Emond

Votes: 1,429 | Gross: $0.02M

39. Angel (1982)

R | 92 min | Drama, Music

6.4
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Saxophonist Danny witnesses the murder of his band manager and a deaf-mute girl after a gig. Questioned by the police, he remembers only the orthopedic shoes of the killers' leader. So ... See full summary »

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Veronica Quilligan, Stephen Rea, Alan Devlin, Peter Caffrey

Votes: 691

40. Swing Girls (2004)

105 min | Drama, Comedy, Music

7.5
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A tale of delinquent and lazy school girls. In their efforts to cut remedial summer math class, they end up vitiating and replacing the schools brass band.

Director: Shinobu Yaguchi | Stars: Juri Ueno, Yûta Hiraoka, Shihori Kanjiya, Yuika Motokariya

Votes: 3,231

41. The Leading Man (1996)

R | 100 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.7
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Successful playwright Felix Webb has a new play, 'The Hit Man', in rehearsal. Directed by his old friend Humphrey, it is already being hailed as a masterpiece; but Felix can't enjoy his ... See full summary »

Director: John Duigan | Stars: Jon Bon Jovi, Anna Galiena, Lambert Wilson, Thandie Newton

Votes: 1,380

42. Too Late Blues (1961)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama

6.9
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Ghost is an ideological musician who would rather play his blues in the park to the birds than compromise himself. However, when he meets and falls in love with beautiful singer Jess ... See full summary »

Director: John Cassavetes | Stars: Bobby Darin, Stella Stevens, Everett Chambers, Nick Dennis

Votes: 1,046

43. The Intruder (1999)

Unrated | 94 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

4.9
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Catherine meets Nick by accident and, after a whirlwind romance, the two get married and Catherine moves into Nick's apartment only that's the start of problems when an unseen intruder ... See full summary »

Director: David Bailey | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Charles Edwin Powell, Nastassja Kinski, Molly Parker

Votes: 692

44. Strange Frame: Love & Sax (2012)

Not Rated | 98 min | Animation, Crime, Music

7.1
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In a dystopian spacefaring future, Naia, a female guitarist, and Parker, a female saxophonist, fall in love and form a successful band together. A sleazy music producer breaks them up. When his acts start dying, Parker must save Naia.

Director: G.B. Hajim | Stars: Claudia Black, Tara Strong, Ron Glass, Cree Summer

Votes: 1,498

45. Excessive Force (1993)

R | 87 min | Action

5.3
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A group of Chicago cops are involved in a raid from which $3,000,000 disappears. The local mob go after them and the body count starts to rise. The new Chief of Police makes it clear to the... See full summary »

Director: Jon Hess | Stars: Thomas Ian Griffith, James Earl Jones, Lance Henriksen, Tony Todd

Votes: 1,079 | Gross: $1.15M

46. Taxi Blues (1990)

110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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A comedic love/hate relationship develops between a dour taxi driver and a hapless aspiring musician after the latter stiffs his cab fare.

Director: Pavel Lungin | Stars: Pyotr Mamonov, Pyotr Zaychenko, Vladimir Kashpur, Natalya Kolyakanova

Votes: 1,508 | Gross: $0.17M

47. Can't Be Heaven (1999)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.7
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Everyone eventually meets the love of their lives. Sometimes, like Danny and Julia, that person comes along when you are 13 years old. Other times, like Hubbie and his sweetheart, ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Friedman | Stars: Bryan Burke, Diane Ladd, Ralph Macchio, Rachel Ticotin

Votes: 363

48. Sound! Euphonium (2015– )

TV-PG | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Kumiko, a girl with absolutely no ambition, decides to change herself now that she has started her high school life and try to leave her hobby, playing euphonium in orchestra aside but she totally cannot forget it anyway.

Stars: Tomoyo Kurosawa, Ayaka Asai, Moe Toyota, Chika Anzai

Votes: 662

49. Pink Floyd: P. U. L. S. E. Live at Earls Court (1994 TV Special)

145 min | Documentary, Music

9.3
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Pink Floyd's final live show in 1995.

Director: David Mallet | Stars: David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Richard Wright, Guy Pratt

Votes: 4,463

50. Till There Was You (1991)

PG-13 | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

5.2
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New York sax player arrives on the island nation of Vanuatu to find his missing brother. He learns that his brother had teamed up with a powerful shady foreigner and his femme fatale wife to find some sort of treasure.

Director: John Seale | Stars: Mark Harmon, Martin Garner, Gregory T. Daniel, Shane Briant

Votes: 231



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