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1. I'm Not There. (2007)

R | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.0
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73 Metascore

Ruminations on the life of Bob Dylan, where six characters embody a different aspect of the musician's life and work.

Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Heath Ledger, Ben Whishaw

Votes: 51,736 | Gross: $4.02M

2. Selena (1997)

PG | 127 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.7
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67 Metascore

The true story of Selena Quintanilla-Perez, a Texas-born Tejano singer who rose from cult status to performing at the Astrodome, as well as having chart topping albums on the Latin music charts.

Director: Gregory Nava | Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Edward James Olmos, Jon Seda, Jackie Guerra

Votes: 21,317 | Gross: $35.42M

3. La Bamba (1987)

PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.8
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65 Metascore

Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of early rock and roll singer Ritchie Valens who died at age 17 in a plane crash with Buddy Holly and the Big Bopper.

Director: Luis Valdez | Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Esai Morales, Rosanna DeSoto, Elizabeth Peña

Votes: 23,675 | Gross: $54.22M

4. 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: 39,339 | Gross: $21.55M

5. How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)

R | 110 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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35 Metascore

A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York City.

Director: Robert B. Weide | Stars: Simon Pegg, Kirsten Dunst, Megan Fox, Kelan Pannell

Votes: 64,242 | Gross: $2.78M

6. Wimbledon (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.3
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59 Metascore

A pro tennis player has lost his ambition and has fallen in rank to 119. Fortunately for him, he meets a young player on the women's circuit who helps him recapture his focus for Wimbledon.

Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Paul Bettany, Jon Favreau, Sam Neill

Votes: 55,184 | Gross: $17.00M

7. A Star Is Born (1976)

R | 139 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.4
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A has-been rock star falls in love with a young, up-and-coming songstress.

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Kris Kristofferson, Gary Busey, Oliver Clark

Votes: 5,779 | Gross: $80.00M

8. A Star Is Born (1954)

Passed | 154 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.8
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A film star helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson, Charles Bickford

Votes: 11,870 | Gross: $14.93M

9. Magic (1978)

R | 107 min | Drama, Horror

6.8
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A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith, Ed Lauter

Votes: 7,462

10. A Star Is Born (1937)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama

7.6
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A young woman comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom, but achieves them only with the help of an alcoholic leading man whose best days are behind him.

Directors: William A. Wellman, Jack Conway | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Fredric March, Adolphe Menjou, May Robson

Votes: 5,944 | Gross: $4.36M

11. Stage Door (1937)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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A chronicle of the ambitions, dreams, and disappointments of aspiring actresses who all live in the same boarding house.

Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, Gail Patrick

Votes: 6,575

12. Harlow (I) (1965)

Not Rated | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.6
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A screen adaption of the blistering best-seller which examines the story of the platinum blonde bombshell (Baker) who rose to fame in the reckless Hollywood of the 1930's.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Carroll Baker, Red Buttons, Raf Vallone, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 622

13. Mo li hua kai (2004)

130 min | Drama, Family, Romance

6.6
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Generational family saga set in Shanghai in the thirties, sixties and eighties.

Director: Yong Hou | Stars: Ziyi Zhang, Joan Chen, Wen Jiang, Ye Liu

Votes: 709

14. Shirley (2011 TV Movie)

60 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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In 1938 mixed race baby Shirley Bassey, her mother and eight siblings are living in a poor area of Cardiff after her father is imprisoned for sexual offences. The teen-aged Shirley will ... See full summary »

Director: Colin Teague | Stars: Ruth Negga, Lesley Sharp, Babou Ceesay, Victoria Pugh

Votes: 143

15. Hit Parade of 1941 (1940)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.2
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A small radio station is saved of getting bankrupt by a backer, who invests money for a TV equipment, if the owner allows, that his dancing daughter Annabelle can dance and sing on the ... See full summary »

Director: John H. Auer | Stars: Kenny Baker, Frances Langford, Hugh Herbert, Mary Boland

Votes: 27

16. The Young Icons (2010– )

30 min | Biography

6.0
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Features stories about America's best and finest youths. World-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs.

Stars: Dylan Bocanegra, Oliver Bogner, Eva-Marie Fredric, Aaron Groben

Votes: 8

17. Stick It (2014)

5 min | Short, Romance, Sport

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The single channel video STICK IT combines television footage of women's gymnastics with recordings of the artist attempting the same routines. Merging himself and the young gymnasts of the... See full summary »

Director: Stefan Ramirez Perez

18. Breaking the Curse with Daryn Kagan (2007 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary

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A suburban Atlanta housewife ventures to India to fight the disease and stigma of leprosy. The afflicted are ostracized by family and friends who believe it's a curse from God.

Director: Brian Kosisky | Star: Daryn Kagan

19. Living with Uncle Ray (2006)

74 min | Comedy

8.7
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A troubled Vietnam Vet returns home and finds himself fighting another war...this time for the family TV.

Directors: Jennifer Corinna, Gene Duffy | Stars: Gene Duffy, Frank Payne, Steven Christopher Parker, Cole Vreeland

Votes: 23

20. Blood, Sweat & Gears (2006 Video)

90 min | Documentary, Sport

8.0
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Chronicles the 2008 season of Slipstream, a team of professional cyclists who pledge a no-drug philosophy, subject themselves to frequent drug tests, and seek to be competitive at the Tour ... See full summary »

Director: Jason S. Edwards | Stars: Billy Lane, Aaron Greene, Paul Cox, Kendall Johnson

Votes: 20