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1. The First Purge (2018)
R | 98 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
America's third political party, the New Founding Fathers of America, comes to power and conducts an experiment: no laws for 12 hours on Staten Island. No one has to stay on the island, but $5,000 is given to anyone who does.
Votes: 29,876 | Gross: $69.09M
2. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
R | 133 min | Drama
A criminal pleads insanity after getting into trouble again and once in the mental institution rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.
Votes: 800,454 | Gross: $112.00M
4. The O.C. (2003–2007)
TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A troubled youth becomes embroiled in the lives of a close-knit group of people in the wealthy, upper-class neighborhood of Newport Beach, Orange County, California.
7. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
TV-PG | 75 min | Western
Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts, and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »
10. Hollyoaks (1995– )
TV-PG | 30 min | Drama, Romance
Hollyoaks takes a look at the lives, loves and careers of a group of teenage friends and their families as they graduate through GCSE's, A-Levels and College into the world of work.
13. Brother Bear (2003)
G | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When a young Inuit hunter needlessly kills a bear, he is magically changed into a bear himself as punishment with a talkative cub being his only guide to changing back.
Votes: 83,259 | Gross: $85.34M
14. Freaks of Nature (2015)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
In the town of Dillford, humans, vampires and zombies were all living in peace - until the alien apocalypse arrived. Now three teenagers - one human, one vampire, and one zombie - have to team up to figure out how to get rid of the visitors.
16. Priceless (II) (2016)
PG-13 | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A widower who loses custody of his daughter finds himself unable to hold down a job. He agrees to drive a truck across the country, no questions asked. But when he discovers what he is delivering, he is faced with a life-changing choice.
Votes: 2,765 | Gross: $1.50M
17. Superior Donuts (2017–2018)
TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy
Sympathetic old-school doughnut shop owner Arthur, his spunky young employee and aspiring artist, Franco, and their friends and patrons keep the shop going in a changing culturally-mixed inner city Chicago neighborhood.
19. Bhavesh Joshi Superhero (2018)
Not Rated | 154 min | Action, Drama
The origin story of Bhavesh Joshi, an Indian superhero, who sets out to fulfill his slain friend's wish to clean and reform the country, by training himself to fight and wearing a mask.
20. Bobby (I) (2006)
R | 117 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of the assassination of U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy, who was shot in the early morning hours of June 5, 1968 in the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California, and twenty-two people in the hotel, whose lives were never the same.
Votes: 39,742 | Gross: $11.24M
22. Sicko (2007)
PG-13 | 123 min | Documentary, Drama
A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories including shotgun deaths.
Votes: 70,768 | Gross: $24.54M
23. Southside with You (2016)
PG-13 | 84 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 7,317 | Gross: $6.30M
24. How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Family
At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans, he stern, she gentle, raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life.
25. The Young and the Damned (1950)
Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Drama
A group of juvenile delinquents live a violent and crime-filled life in the festering slums of Mexico City, and the morals of young Pedro are gradually corrupted and destroyed by the others.
26. The Paper (1994)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama
New York City tabloid Editor Henry is faced with tough decisions while he faces several serious life challenges, and a tempting job offer.
Votes: 11,721 | Gross: $38.82M
27. The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders (1996 TV Movie)
Unrated | 54 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In her filthy cell in Newgate prison Moll Flanders, dubbed 'the wickedest woman in England' tells her story. Born in the gaol, after her mother is transported Moll is raised by the kindly ... See full summary »
28. The River (1984)
PG-13 | 124 min | Drama
A farming family battles severe storms, a bank is threatening to repossess their farm, and there are other hard times in a battle to save and hold on to their farm.
Votes: 5,654 | Gross: $11.49M
30. The Secret of the Grain (2007)
Not Rated | 151 min | Drama
In southern France, a Franco-Arabic shipyard worker along with his partner's daughter pursues his dream of opening a restaurant.
Votes: 6,194 | Gross: $0.09M
31. Les misérables (2000– )
90 min | Drama, History
The scene is set during the French Restoration at the beginning of the 19th century. Jean Valjean, a galley slave who was sent to prison for stealing food, is now released after serving ... See full summary »
32. My Name Is Joe (1998)
R | 105 min | Drama, Romance
Two thirtysomethings, unemployed former alcoholic Joe and community health worker Sarah, start a romantic relationship in the one of the toughest Glasgow neighbourhoods.
Votes: 6,850 | Gross: $0.35M
33. You Only Live Once (1937)
Passed | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The public defender's secretary and an ex-convict get married and try to make a life together, but a series of disasters sends their lives spiraling out of control.
34. Jai Ho (I) (2014)
Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Drama
An ex-army officer initiates a unique idea of propagating social responsibility among ordinary people and in doing so, crosses paths with a powerful political family.
Votes: 15,035 | Gross: $1.25M
35. Survive Style 5+ (2004)
120 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Five bizarre stories with no apparent connection to one and other eventually become intertwined, resulting in surreal circumstances.
36. Seven Up! (1964 TV Movie)
40 min | Documentary, Biography
A group of seven-year-old British children from widely ranging backgrounds are interviewed about a range of subjects. Director Michael Apted plans to reinterview them at seven-year ... See full summary »
37. Miss All-American Beauty (1982 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After winning a beauty contest in Texas, a teen-aged girl is unprepared for the demands of travel, press conferences and interviews that go with winning the title and participating in a national beauty pageant.
38. Les invisibles (2018)
-As a result of a municipal decision, fledging, reception center for women SDF (without domicile), will close. It does not remain more than three months to the social workers to reintegrate... See full summary »
39. Welcome (I) (2009)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
Bilal is 17 years old, a Kurdish boy from Iraq. He sets off on an adventure-filled journey across Europe. He wants to get to England to see his love who lives there. Bilal finally reaches ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,665 | Gross: $0.01M
40. Raining Stones (1993)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Comedy
This Ken Loach film tells the story of a man devoted to his family and his religion. Proud, though poor, Bob wants his little girl to have a beautiful (and costly) brand-new dress for her ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,644 | Gross: $0.09M
41. TV 101 (1988–1989)
60 min | Drama
Kevin Keegan is a recently divorced TV news photographer who quits his job and returns to Roosevelt High School to teach the kids how to make a weekly cable TV show. Principal Steadman ... See full summary »
42. How to Make Money Selling Drugs (2012)
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, Crime
Ten easy steps show you how to make money from drugs, featuring a series of interviews with drug dealers, prison employees, and lobbyists arguing for tougher drug laws.
Votes: 6,423 | Gross: $1.50M
43. The Strawberry Statement (1970)
R | 109 min | Drama, Romance
An apolitical college student joins a group of campus protesters to meet girls but gets swept up in their cause and involved in a violent confrontation with police.
44. Ankur: The Seedling (1974)
131 min | Drama
Laxmi lives a poor lifestyle in a small village in India along with her husband, Kishtaya, who is a deaf-mute. Both husband and wife work for the wealthy landlord. The landlord's son, Surya... See full summary »
45. The Celluloid Closet (1995)
R | 102 min | Documentary, History
A documentary surveying the various Hollywood screen depictions of homosexuals and the attitudes behind them throughout the history of North American film.
Votes: 5,679 | Gross: $1.51M
47. The Swedish Theory of Love (2015)
90 min | Documentary
Internationally Sweden is seen as a perfect society, a role model and a symbol of the highest achievements of human progress. The Swedish Theory of Love digs into the true nature of Swedish... See full summary »
49. 75 (2017)
97 min | Crime, Drama
A crash victim, a housewife and two repressed teens are connected by hard-working therapist Viola, who helps them battle their addictions while two disillusioned detectives struggle with the mounting war against heroin in Cincinnati.
Unrated | 88 min | Documentary, Horror
A documentary on the history of the slasher film.