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1. Laugh-In (1967–1973)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

8.0
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The original rapid fire sketch comedy show.

Stars: Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Ruth Buzzi, Gary Owens

Votes: 2,035

2. Doc Hollywood (1991)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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56 Metascore

A young doctor causes a traffic accident in a small town and is sentenced to work for some days at the town hospital.

Director: Michael Caton-Jones | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Julie Warner, Barnard Hughes, Woody Harrelson

Votes: 28,828 | Gross: $54.83M

3. Che: Part One (2008)

Not Rated | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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In 1956, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara and a band of Castro-led Cuban exiles mobilize an army to topple the regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Julia Ormond, Benicio Del Toro, Oscar Isaac, Pablo Guevara

Votes: 41,001 | Gross: $1.73M

4. Made in Britain (1982 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 76 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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Trevor is a 16 year old, sometimes-violent skinhead with no regard for authority, and would rather spend his time stealing cars than sitting in the detention centre to which he is sent. His... See full summary »

Director: Alan Clarke | Stars: Tim Roth, Terry Richards, Bill Stewart, Eric Richard

Votes: 5,012

5. Ask the Dust (2006)

R | 117 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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58 Metascore

Mexican beauty Camilla hopes to rise above her station by marrying a wealthy American. That is complicated by meeting Arturo Bandini, a first-generation Italian hoping to land a writing career and a blue-eyed blonde on his arm.

Director: Robert Towne | Stars: Colin Farrell, Salma Hayek, Donald Sutherland, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 8,592 | Gross: $0.74M

6. The Return of Martin Guerre (1982)

122 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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In medieval France, some villagers challenge a man's claim of identity when he (as he says) returns home from some time in the army.

Director: Daniel Vigne | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Nathalie Baye, Maurice Barrier, Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu

Votes: 3,482 | Gross: $2.38M

7. The Hour of the Furnaces (1968)

Unrated | 260 min | Documentary

7.9
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Divided into three segments, namely 1 Neocolonialism, 2 Act for liberation, 3 Violence and liberation, the documentary lasts more than 4 hours this deals with the defense of the revolution ... See full summary »

Directors: Octavio Getino, Fernando E. Solanas | Stars: María de la Paz, Fernando E. Solanas, Edgardo Suárez, Fidel Castro

Votes: 736

8. The Organizer (1963)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, History

8.1
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A former high school teacher turned unionist tries to organize workers laboring with inhuman conditions at a late 19th Century textile factory.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Renato Salvatori, Gabriella Giorgelli, Folco Lulli

Votes: 1,858

9. Melanie (1982)

PG | 95 min | Drama

6.9
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A young woman battles to regain custody of her son.

Director: Rex Bromfield | Stars: Glynnis O'Connor, Paul Sorvino, Burton Cummings, Trudy Young

Votes: 212

10. Battle of the Brave (2004)

PG-13 | 143 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.4
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In the mid-18th Century, as England and France battle over control of Canada, an epic romance between a peasant woman and a trapper unfurls.

Director: Jean Beaudin | Stars: Noémie Godin-Vigneau, David La Haye, Juliette Gosselin, Sébastien Huberdeau

Votes: 1,106

11. Siddharth (2013)

G | 96 min | Drama

7.3
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72 Metascore

A chain-wallah from Delhi travels across India in search of his missing son, in the hopes that whoever took him, returns him unharmed.

Director: Richie Mehta | Stars: Rajesh Tailang, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Anurag Arora, Shobha Sharma Jassi

Votes: 514 | Gross: $0.06M

12. Mexican Bus Ride (1952)

74 min | Comedy

7.1
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A young man and woman's honeymoon is cut short when the man learns that his mother has fallen ill back at home. The newlywed couple rush there to discover the other sons neglecting their ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Lilia Prado, Carmelita González, Esteban Márquez, Luis Aceves Castañeda

Votes: 996

13. Omar m'a tuer (2011)

85 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.7
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In the summer of 1991 an elderly woman Ghislaine Marchal is found murdered in the basement of her home with the message "Omar M'a Tuer" (Omar has kill me) written beside in her own blood. ... See full summary »

Director: Roschdy Zem | Stars: Sami Bouajila, Denis Podalydès, Maurice Bénichou, Salomé Stévenin

Votes: 1,216

14. Ombline (2012)

95 min | Drama

6.8
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The journey of a young mother in a prison with her baby boy.

Director: Stéphane Cazes | Stars: Mélanie Thierry, Nathalie Bécue, Corinne Masiero, Catherine Salée

Votes: 251

15. Chik geuk siu ji (1993)

R | 90 min | Action, Drama

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A poor barefoot young man from the country arrives in the city to start work with the friend of his dead father, a manager at a dyeing workshop who is trained in Kung-Fu but has retired ... See full summary »

Directors: Johnnie To, Patrick Leung, Johnny Mak | Stars: Aaron Kwok, Maggie Cheung, Lung Ti, Chien-Lien Wu

Votes: 402

16. A Judgment in Stone (1986)

R | 102 min | Horror, Thriller

5.3
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An English woman, psychotic and sexually repressed, murders her sadistic father, then moves to America. She soon secures a job as a maid for a wealthy family. Soon her severe psychosis and ... See full summary »

Director: Ousama Rawi | Stars: Rita Tushingham, Ross Petty, Shelley Peterson, Jonathan Crombie

Votes: 130

17. Who Is KK Downey? (2008)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy

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Two wannabes decide they're sick and tired of trying to make a name for themselves the old-fashioned way. Terrance is trying to make it as a rock star, while Theo dreams of getting his ... See full summary »

Directors: Darren Curtis, Pat Kiely | Stars: Darren Curtis, Kristin Adams, Matt Silver, Pat Kiely

Votes: 181

18. Bluffing It (1987 TV Movie)

120 min

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Jack Duggan (Weaver), works as a supervisor in the automotive industry and has been given the task of laying off his subordinates because with the new computer operations their jobs are ... See full summary »

Director: James Steven Sadwith | Stars: Dennis Weaver, Janet Carroll, Michele Little, Robert Sean Leonard

Votes: 40

19. Wagons Westward (1940)

Approved | 69 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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Republic, in pre-production trade announcements, had John Wayne slated as the star of this film but cooler heads, once the script was read, realized that Wayne wasn't exactly the dual-role,... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Chester Morris, Anita Louise, Buck Jones, Ona Munson

Votes: 15

20. The Kid from Chaaba (1997)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Christophe Ruggia | Stars: Bouzid Negnoug, Nabil Ghalem, Galamelah Lagra, Kenza Bouanika

Votes: 144

21. Can't Read, Can't Write (2008– )

180 min | Documentary

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Award-winning teacher Phil Beadle helps adults to overcome their illiteracy.

Stars: Phil Beadle, John Simm

Votes: 10

22. Can't You Bloody-well Read (1977)

13 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: John Dick

23. Quincy M.E. (1976–1983)
Episode: A Loss for Words (1983)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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When a young man who dies in an industrial accident because he couldn't read the hazard signs. Quincy takes on the problem of adult illiteracy. A problem that hits close to home with Quincy, when he finds that his friend can't read.

Director: Georg Fenady | Stars: Jack Klugman, Garry Walberg, John S. Ragin, Val Bisoglio

Votes: 34

24. South Park (1997– )
Episode: Chickenlover (1998)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.2
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Mr. Barbrady goes back to school after it is discovered that he is illiterate. As he learns to read, a criminal is on the loose molesting all the chickens in South Park.

Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman, Jennifer Howell

Votes: 1,657

25. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)
Episode: Daddy Can't Read (1988)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

3.2
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Teenage girl doesn't understand why her father is against her campaign to promote literacy at his factory. Until she discovers that her father can't read.

Director: Gilbert Moses | Stars: Edward Albert, Cheryl Arutt, Marcia Strassman, Joey Travolta

Votes: 18

26. P.O.W. (2003– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2003)

Drama

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When one of the men is found murdered, Capt. Attercombe decides to launch his own investigation and keep the death a secret from Kommandant Dreiber. The dead man had recently received a ... See full summary »

Director: John Strickland | Stars: Tom Burke, Stuart Sinclair Blyth, Shaun Dooley, Craig Heaney

Votes: 10

27. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode #1.51 (1985)

TV-PG | 29 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Director: Matthew Robinson | Stars: Linda Davidson, Wendy Richard, Bill Treacher, Anna Wing

28. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 10 May 2005 (2005)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Director: Graeme Hattrick | Stars: Louisa Lytton, Lacey Turner, Billy Murray, Charlotte Avery

29. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 11 October 2005 (2005)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Director: Sue Butterworth | Stars: Perry Fenwick, Billy Murray, Kara Tointon, David Spinx

30. Supernatural (2005– )
Episode: King of the Damned (2014)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

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Abaddon makes a deal with Crowley to stop the Winchesters and recover the first blade. Castiel tries to bring Gadreel to his side in the war against Metatron.

Director: P.J. Pesce | Stars: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins, Mark Sheppard

Votes: 2,026

31. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Krusty Gets Busted (1990)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.4
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Homer witnesses a robbery at the Kwik-E-Mart, where the culprit is a man dressed like Bart's hero, Krusty the Clown. But there's more than meets the eye?

Director: Brad Bird | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 2,169

32. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
Episode: Ourselves Alone (2011)

TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama, History

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After Nucky is released, he finds that most of his organization have deserted him for the Commodore, Margaret keeps her head, and the IRA asks Nucky for a donation.

Director: David Petrarca | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon

Votes: 1,249

33. Mama's Family (1983–1990)
Episode: Reading the Riot Act (1989)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.5
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Lolly Purdue has been an inept President of the Church Ladies League, forgetting directions and piling mailing list duties onto Mama and Iola, among other things. Mama, Iola, and two other ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Powers | Stars: Vicki Lawrence, Ken Berry, Beverly Archer, Allan Kayser

Votes: 25

34. Hell on Wheels (2011–2016)
Episode: Revelations (2011)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Western

8.7
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Durant and Lily travel to Chicago - he, to further discuss the railroad with Senator Crane; she, to meet with her deceased husband's family. The Irishmen from Hell On Wheels prepare to hang Elam. Cullen interferes and helps him escape.

Director: Michelle MacLaren | Stars: Anson Mount, Colm Meaney, Common, Dominique McElligott

Votes: 559

35. The Rebel (1959–1961)
Episode: School Days (1959)

Approved | Western

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Realizing Yuma is literate and in admiration of his ability to stand up to illiterate Armbruster family, Liam O'Shea offers Yuma a temporary schoolmaster job and he gains the affection of Peggy of which Troy Armbruster is jealous.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Nick Adams, Fintan Meyler, Warren Oates, Olan Soule

Votes: 21

36. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005– )
Episode: The Gang Gives Frank an Intervention (2009)

TV-MA | 21 min | Comedy

8.4
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After Frank embarrasses himself at the funeral of a deceased relative, Dennis and Dee decide that it's finally time to give him an intervention for his reckless lifestyle.

Director: Fred Savage | Stars: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson

Votes: 1,408