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1. The Lion King (1994)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.5
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83 Metascore

A Lion cub crown prince is tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father's death and flees into exile in despair, only to learn in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities.

Directors: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones, Whoopi Goldberg

Votes: 762,144 | Gross: $312.90M

2. West Side Story (1961)

Not Rated | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

7.6
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86 Metascore

Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.

Directors: Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise | Stars: Natalie Wood, George Chakiris, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn

Votes: 81,787 | Gross: $43.66M

3. The Tree of Life (2011)

PG-13 | 139 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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85 Metascore

The story of a family in Waco, Texas in 1956. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence and struggles with his parents' conflicting teachings.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Jessica Chastain, Hunter McCracken

Votes: 149,983 | Gross: $13.30M

4. This Is Where I Leave You (2014)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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44 Metascore

When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week, along with their over-sharing mother and an assortment of spouses, exes and might-have-beens.

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Jane Fonda, Adam Driver

Votes: 61,789 | Gross: $34.29M

5. Madea's Family Reunion (2006)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.1
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45 Metascore

While planning her family reunion, a pistol-packing grandma must contend with the other dramas on her plate, including the runaway who has been placed under her care, and her love-troubled nieces.

Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Tyler Perry, Blair Underwood, Lynn Whitfield, Boris Kodjoe

Votes: 9,632 | Gross: $63.26M

6. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008)

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

6.2
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63 Metascore

Four college freshmen and best friends find that it may take more than a shared pair of jeans to help them stay in touch as their lives go in different directions.

Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: America Ferrera, Alexis Bledel, Amber Tamblyn, Blake Lively

Votes: 24,265 | Gross: $44.09M

7. The Burning Plain (2008)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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45 Metascore

A drama with a two-tiered storyline concerning a mother and daughter who try to form a bond after the young woman's difficult childhood.

Director: Guillermo Arriaga | Stars: Charlize Theron, John Corbett, José María Yazpik, Robin Tunney

Votes: 16,882 | Gross: $0.20M

8. Summer Wars (2009)

PG | 114 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.6
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63 Metascore

A student tries to fix a problem he accidentally caused in OZ, a digital world, while pretending to be the fiancé of his friend at her grandmother's 90th birthday.

Director: Mamoru Hosoda | Stars: Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Nanami Sakuraba, Mitsuki Tanimura, Takahiro Yokokawa

Votes: 20,391 | Gross: $0.08M

9. La luciérnaga (2013)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.2
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After the sudden death of her estranged brother, Lucia accidentally meets his fiancée and falls in love with her.

Director: Ana Maria Hermida | Stars: Carolina Guerra, Olga Segura, Manuel José Chaves, Luis Fernando Orozco

Votes: 642

10. Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)

Not Rated | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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A senior chef lives with his three grown daughters; the middle one finds her future plans affected by unexpected events and the life changes of the other household members.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Sihung Lung, Kuei-Mei Yang, Yu-Wen Wang, Chien-Lien Wu

Votes: 15,463 | Gross: $7.29M

11. The Shipping News (2001)

R | 111 min | Drama

6.8
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47 Metascore

An emotionally-beaten man with his young daughter moves to his ancestral home in Newfoundland to reclaim his life.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Julianne Moore, Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett

Votes: 30,205 | Gross: $11.43M

12. Aparajito (1956)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

8.2
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Following his father's death, a boy leaves home to study in Calcutta, while his mother must face a life alone.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Pinaki Sengupta, Smaran Ghosal, Kamala Adhikari, Lalchand Banerjee

Votes: 8,550 | Gross: $0.17M

13. Switched at Birth (1991 TV Movie)

PG | 176 min | Drama

6.8
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This is the story of the two babies who were switched at birth. A few years later when one of the girls gets sick and tests revealed that she was not the daughter of the couple who raised ... See full summary »

Director: Waris Hussein | Stars: Bonnie Bedelia, Brian Kerwin, John M. Jackson, Eve Gordon

Votes: 612

14. Meet the Browns (2008)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.2
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45 Metascore

A single mom takes her family to Georgia for the funeral of her father -- a man she never met. There, her clan is introduced to the crass, fun-loving Brown family.

Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Tamela J. Mann, Angela Bassett, Tyler Perry, David Mann

Votes: 6,009 | Gross: $41.94M

15. Twenty Bucks (1993)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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A story about the life of a twenty dollar bill as it weaves in and out of the various lives of several people.

Director: Keva Rosenfeld | Stars: Linda Hunt, Brendan Fraser, Elisabeth Shue, David Rasche

Votes: 3,319

16. Accidents Happen (2009)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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There are dysfunctional families... and then there are the Conways. After a family tragedy, 15-year-old Billy Conway has become the de facto glue between his bitter mom, distant brother, ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Lancaster | Stars: Geena Davis, Harrison Gilbertson, Harry Cook, Joel Tobeck

Votes: 2,447

17. Unstrung Heroes (1995)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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70 Metascore

Steven Lidz, unhappy with his home life since his mother got sick, goes and lives with his two crazy Uncles. There he changes and gets closer to his Uncles, but his parents want him home ... See full summary »

Director: Diane Keaton | Stars: Andie MacDowell, John Turturro, Michael Richards, Maury Chaykin

Votes: 2,814 | Gross: $7.93M

18. The File on Thelma Jordon (1950)

Passed | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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Assistant district attorney Cleve Marshall falls for the mysterious Thelma Jordon when she seeks help solving robberies of her aunt's estate.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Paul Kelly, Joan Tetzel

Votes: 1,518

19. They Wait (2007)

R | 99 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.4
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A young mother and her six-year-old son come face to face with the mysteries of two murders and a great crime against the Chinese community into which they have recently arrived from Shanghai.

Director: Ernie Barbarash | Stars: Jaime King, Terry Chen, Pei-Pei Cheng, Henry O

Votes: 2,908

20. Tang shan da di zhen (2010)

Not Rated | 135 min | Drama

7.6
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The epic story of a family separated as a result of the Great Tangshan Earthquake of 1976.

Director: Xiaogang Feng | Stars: Daoming Chen, Chen Li, Yi Lu, Fan Xu

Votes: 7,860 | Gross: $0.06M

21. Last Summer in the Hamptons (1995)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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Filmed entirely on location in East Hampton, Long Island, "Last Summer in the Hamptons" concerns a large theatrical family spending the last weekend of their summer together at the ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Jaglom | Stars: Victoria Foyt, Viveca Lindfors, Jon Robin Baitz, Savannah Smith Boucher

Votes: 320 | Gross: $0.40M

22. Changed Identity (1941)

Approved | 10 min | Short, Crime

7.0
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American twin brothers, living and working in India have an extreme hatred for each other. Philip has embezzled a bank in India and is running away with intent to escape to America. He runs... See full summary »

Director: Roy Rowland | Star: Carey Wilson

Votes: 9

23. Adam Had Four Sons (1941)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A governess becomes the center of a wealthy family after her employer's wife dies.

Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Warner Baxter, Susan Hayward, Fay Wray

Votes: 706

24. Breza (1967)

92 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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Beautiful but ailing girl is married to a harsh man who doesn't care for her. Only after she dies does he realize that he actually loves her.

Director: Ante Babaja | Stars: Manca Kosir, Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic, Fabijan Sovagovic, Nela Erzisnik

Votes: 535

25. Constellation (2005)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama

3.5
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41 Metascore

A painter living in exile returns home where his family endured generations of racial violence. There he begins to fantasize the people around him as a series of portraits in order to bury the pain and find something beautiful to feel.

Director: Jordan Walker-Pearlman | Stars: Gabrielle Union, Billy Dee Williams, Zoe Saldana, Daniel Bess

Votes: 483 | Gross: $0.31M

26. The Brothers Rico (1957)

Passed | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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A retired mob accountant is drawn back in when his brothers, who have recently made a hit for the organization, decide to go to the authorities.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Richard Conte, Dianne Foster, Kathryn Grant, Larry Gates

Votes: 609

27. Bahama Passage (1941)

Passed | 82 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A girl, Carol whom the audience is quickly informed "has been around," and her father arrive to take over the business management of an island in the Bahamas owned by Adrian Ainsworth, ... See full summary »

Director: Edward H. Griffith | Stars: Madeleine Carroll, Sterling Hayden, Flora Robson, Leo G. Carroll

Votes: 58

28. Ouija (2007)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.1
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Half-sisters Aileen and Romina, along with first cousins Ruth and Sandra, reunite in Camiguin to bury their grandmother. Accompanied by Sandra's friend, Lucy, the five girls dare to call on... See full summary »

Director: Topel Lee | Stars: Judy Ann Santos, Jolina Magdangal, Iza Calzado, Rhian Ramos

Votes: 159

29. Eve and the Fire Horse (2005)

92 min | Drama

7.1
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Chinese-Canadian Eve Eng was born in 1966, in the year of the fire horse. In Chinese culture, fire horse children are notorious for being troublesome. In 1975, nine year old Eve is looking ... See full summary »

Director: Julia Kwan | Stars: Phoebe Kut, Hollie Lo, Vivian Wu, Chit-Man Chan

Votes: 523

30. Subject: I Love You (2011)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.1
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Subject: I Love You is an action-packed romantic drama, based on the destructive 'I Love You' computer virus, which spread around the globe at the turn of the millennium, shutting down ... See full summary »

Director: Francis dela Torre | Stars: Briana Evigan, Jericho Rosales, Dean Cain, Dante Basco

Votes: 137

31. Lydia Bailey (1952)

Passed | 89 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.9
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In 1802, during Haiti's struggle for independence from Napoleonic France, an American lawyer seeks a client's daughter living on the revolution-torn island.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Dale Robertson, Anne Francis, Charles Korvin, William Marshall

Votes: 90

32. The Hired Gun (1957)

Approved | 63 min | Western

5.7
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Ellen Beldon is due to be hanged in Texas for the murder of her husband but Jud Farrow, ranch foreman for her uncle, breaks her out of jail and escorts her to the safety of her uncle's New ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Nazarro | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Anne Francis, Vince Edwards, John Litel

Votes: 158

33. Les pel·lícules del meu pare (2007)

98 min | Drama

4.8
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The protagonist has no memory of her father. However, as she watches the films he made before she was born, in which several young girls appear, she begins to suspect if there had been ... See full summary »

Director: Augusto Martínez Torres | Stars: Karme Málaga, Ariadna Cabrol, Marisa Lull, Carlo D'Ursi

Votes: 74

34. My Ghost Dog (1997 TV Movie)

G | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.8
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Dog's ghost returns to help boy win a custody battle, fight bullies and find his loving but shy step-dad a nice girlfriend.

Director: John Putch | Stars: Leo Milbrook, Bryan Mendez, Jessica Knoblauch, Sarah Tinnon

Votes: 195

35. Honeymoon in Bali (1939)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.5
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Bill Burnett, a resident of Bali, visits New York City, meets and falls in love with Gail Allen, the successful manager of a Fifth Avenue shop, who is determined to remain free and ... See full summary »

Director: Edward H. Griffith | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Madeleine Carroll, Allan Jones, Akim Tamiroff

Votes: 293

36. Tukaram (2012)

Not Rated | 156 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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This is the story of Tukaram's transformation into a extremely compassionate spiritual saint.

Director: Chandrakant Kulkarni | Stars: Jitendra Joshi, Radhika Apte, Vrishasen Dabholkar, Vikram Gaikwad

Votes: 174

37. Okaasan (1952)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama

7.8
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A teenaged girl witnesses her widowed mother's attempt to sustain her family.

Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Kinuyo Tanaka, Kyôko Kagawa, Eiji Okada, Akihiko Katayama

Votes: 498

38. Renegade Girl (1946)

Approved | 65 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.2
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Ann Shelby, whose family is allied with the notorious William Quantrill, turns outlaw to revenge herself on a renegade Indian who killed her brother.

Director: William Berke | Stars: Ann Savage, Alan Curtis, Edward Brophy, Russell Wade

Votes: 90

39. Joaquin Bordado (2008– )

45 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.1
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Joaquin Bordado is a man with tattoos all over his body. What is unique about these tattoos are they become alive.

Stars: Robin Padilla, Iza Calzado, Eddie Garcia, Ian Veneracion

Votes: 14

40. Summer's End (1999 TV Movie)

101 min | Drama, Family

7.1
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A 12-year-old boy and his older brother have just lost their dad. At their summer cottage, the younger boy befriends a black doctor who has to deal with local prejudice and racism.

Director: Helen Shaver | Stars: James Earl Jones, Jake LeDoux, Brendan Fletcher, Wendy Crewson

Votes: 423

41. Lawless Land (1936)

Passed | 60 min | Romance, Western

6.0
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Jeff arrives in town to see the Sheriff only to find him just killed. The culprit is Clay Wheeler. When Jeff becomes friendly with Letty, Clay sends his man Ortega to kill him. Jeff foils ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Ray | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Louise Stanley, Ted Adams, Julian Rivero

Votes: 34

42. Saan darating ang umaga? (1983)

116 min | Drama

8.6
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A family's source of joy becomes the cause of all their grief. After years of trying to have a son, a couple finally decides to adopt one. While Shayne their only child is receptive at ... See full summary »

Director: Maryo J. de los Reyes | Stars: Nida Blanca, Nestor de Villa, Maricel Soriano, Jaypee De Guzman

Votes: 16

43. Adventures of Casanova (1948)

Approved | 83 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.6
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After Palermo falls in 1793, a notorious ladies man joins the underground resistance movement--but still finds time for the ladies.

Director: Roberto Gavaldón | Stars: Arturo de Córdova, Lucille Bremer, Turhan Bey, John Sutton

Votes: 30

44. Don't Turn 'em Loose (1936)

Approved | 65 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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A conscientious attorney who is a member of the State Parole Board, finds his own son, using an alias, up for parole and makes the decision to cast the approving vote. This turns out to ... See full summary »

Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Lewis Stone, James Gleason, Bruce Cabot, Louise Latimer

Votes: 86

45. The Road to Ruin (1928)

60 min | Drama

7.3
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A controversial, low-budget drama about the life of a young teenage girl that goes on the "road to ruin." Sally is a 16-year-old New York City teen who, neglected by her parents, takes up ... See full summary »

Director: Dorothy Davenport | Stars: Helen Foster, Grant Withers, Florence Turner, Charles Miller

Votes: 27 | Gross: $2.50M

46. The Evil Forest (1951)

Passed | 79 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.2
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Film freely inspired on old poems and legends about the Holy Grail and on the opera by Richard Wagner.

Directors: Daniel Mangrané, Carlos Serrano de Osma | Stars: Gustavo Rojo, Ludmilla Tchérina, Félix de Pomés, Jesús Varela

Votes: 16

47. Framed (1930)

Passed | 65 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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Woman swears revenge against an Inspector who was responsible for her father's death.

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Evelyn Brent, Regis Toomey, Ralf Harolde, William Holden

Votes: 120

48. Krídla Vánoc (2013)

Drama, Romance

6.2
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The film's protagonists get an opportunity to make a wish. Consequently, their lives take the path they themselves ordained. Several "coincidences" bring them everything they wanted and ... See full summary »

Director: Karin Babinská | Stars: Richard Krajco, Vica Kerekes, Jakub Prachar, David Novotný

Votes: 132

49. Flying Devils (1933)

Passed | 62 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.1
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Anny Hardy is a parachute-stunt diver with a flying-circus group of barnstorming pilots which her husband, "Speed" Hardy heads. She meets and falls in love with Bud Murray, the younger ... See full summary »

Director: Russell Birdwell | Stars: Arline Judge, Bruce Cabot, Eric Linden, Ralph Bellamy

Votes: 66

50. The Gilded Highway (1926)

Passed | 74 min | Drama

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The Welby's inherit a fortune from an uncle they barely and carelessly cared for during his last years. The money turns all the family into social-climbing snobs to the point of ignoring ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Dorothy Devore, John Harron, Macklyn Arbuckle, Myrna Loy