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1. Good Will Hunting (1997)

R | 126 min | Drama

8.3
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70 Metascore

Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgård

Votes: 709,655 | Gross: $138.43M

2. Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)

PG-13 | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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86 Metascore

Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love.

Director: Benh Zeitlin | Stars: Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry, Levy Easterly, Lowell Landes

Votes: 75,275 | Gross: $12.80M

3. Factory Girl (2006)

R | 90 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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45 Metascore

Based on the rise and fall of socialite Edie Sedgwick, concentrating on her relationships with Andy Warhol and a folk singer.

Director: George Hickenlooper | Stars: Sienna Miller, Guy Pearce, Hayden Christensen, Jimmy Fallon

Votes: 19,535 | Gross: $1.66M

4. Kronk's New Groove (2005 Video)

G | 75 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

5.9
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Kronk desperately tries to find ways to impress his Dad, whom he can never please. But when things go wrong, Kronk kicks into comical gear and discovers the true riches in life are his friends and being "true to your groove."

Directors: Saul Blinkoff, Elliot M. Bour | Stars: Patrick Warburton, Tracey Ullman, Eartha Kitt, David Spade

Votes: 8,529

5. White Water Summer (1987)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Drama

6.2
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The story of a shy boy who gets convinced by his parents to spend a few summer days in the mountains. So, he joins a group, and the vacation begins. Unfortunately, things turn out to be a little tough for our small friend.

Director: Jeff Bleckner | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Sean Astin, Jonathan Ward, K.C. Martel

Votes: 4,451 | Gross: $0.30M

6. Boot Camp (2008)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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A group of at-risk teens are sent to a what they think is a rehabilitation program on Fiji, but it's really a prison-like camp where kids are abused and brainwashed.

Director: Christian Duguay | Stars: Mila Kunis, Gregory Smith, Peter Stormare, Regine Nehy

Votes: 7,852

7. La tête haute (2015)

R | 120 min | Drama

7.0
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59 Metascore

A juvenile judge and a special educator are convinced that they can save the young delinquent Malony from himself and his violent ways.

Director: Emmanuelle Bercot | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Rod Paradot, Benoît Magimel, Sara Forestier

Votes: 2,557 | Gross: $0.02M

8. Seize the Day (1986)

Unrated | 93 min | Drama

6.1
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Tommy Wilhelm is a good honest man who's fallen on hard times after losing his job, but what really gets to Tommy is seeing both his friends and family turning their backs on him one after the other. He tries to seize the day - in vain.

Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Robin Williams, Richard B. Shull, David Bickford, Glenne Headly

Votes: 1,068

9. Murderball (2005)

R | 88 min | Documentary, Sport

7.8
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87 Metascore

Quadriplegics, who play full-contact rugby in wheelchairs, overcome unimaginable obstacles to compete in the Paralympic Games in Athens, Greece.

Directors: Henry Alex Rubin, Dana Adam Shapiro | Stars: Joe Soares, Keith Cavill, Mark Zupan, Joe Bishop

Votes: 9,391 | Gross: $1.52M

10. Wind Dancer (1993)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Family

5.1
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When a young girl is injured by a riding accident, she overcomes her injury with the help of her family and her beloved horse.

Director: Craig Clyde | Stars: Mel Harris, Matt McCoy, Raeanin Simpson, Brian Keith

Votes: 128

11. Web Junkie (2013)

Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

6.3
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67 Metascore

The Chinese government is the first to classify internet addiction as a clinical disorder. 'Web Junkie' identifies internet addiction and focuses on the treatment used in Chinese ... See full summary »

Directors: Hilla Medalia, Shosh Shlam | Star: Ran Tao

Votes: 553

12. The Christmas Star (1986)

TV-G | 94 min | Drama, Family

6.8
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A counterfeiter finds the true meaning of the holidays.

Director: Alan Shapiro | Stars: Edward Asner, Rene Auberjonois, Jim Metzler, Susan Tyrrell

Votes: 229

13. Pro-Black Sheep (2009)

98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Character-driven satirical drama about a young, extraordinarily intellectual "black activist" wannabe who is discovered as the political critic sending out anonymous emails that criticize ... See full summary »

Director: Clayton Broomes Jr. | Stars: Alfred E. Rutherford, Ellie Foumbi, Christine Tracy, Carl Garrison

Votes: 12

14. Aaron Bacon (2009)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

7.2
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A 16-year-old boy dies as a result of malpractice and abuse in a tough-love, wilderness, drug-treatment facility.

Director: Nick Gaglia | Stars: Stephen Michael Kane, George Gallagher, Kether Donohue, Joey Reynolds

Votes: 41

15. Purgatory House (2004)

R | 97 min | Drama

6.3
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A rebellious and angst-ridden teenager finds a possible chance to redeem herself in the afterlife after prior years of drug addiction and frustration.

Director: Cindy Baer | Stars: Celeste Marie Davis, Jim Hanks, Johnny Pacar, Devin Witt

Votes: 431

16. Petit homme (2002 TV Movie)

90 min

7.0
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Deep emotions and repressed memories manifest in this tightly plotted French drama. A 16 year old son and his single mother are forced to reckon their true identities. What and who is an ... See full summary »

Director: Laurent Jaoui | Stars: Alexandre Hamidi, Anne Coesens, Karim Belkhadra, Teddy Beaudoin

Votes: 55

17. We Are Dad (2005)

Not Rated | 71 min | Documentary, History, Reality-TV

8.3
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A gay couple who are pediatric AIDS nurses become foster parents to infants who are HIV positive, and decide to challenge the State of Florida's law banning adoption by gay people

Director: Michel Horvat | Stars: Roger Croteau, Steven Lofton, Alan Ball, Ron Brenesky

Votes: 82

18. Why Capitalism Exploits Poor People: Not Really (2017 Video)

Short, News, Talk-Show

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The caller has a pastor who believes capitalism exploits the poor. Stefan Molyneux advises her on how to respond to him.

Stars: Stefan Molyneux, Mike M. DeMarco

19. Little Miss Kung Fu (2017 TV Short)

27 min | Documentary, Short, Sport

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Director: Aleksandr Panov | Star: Zhang Qinbiao

20. Most Extreme Elimination Challenge (2003– )
Episode: Donors and Addicts (2003)

TV-PG | 20 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.7
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Featuring the "classic" battle between organ donors and those coming off drugs. Games include Mud Buttlers, Dash to Death, Rotating Surfboard of Death, Brass Balls, and Pole Riders, and the captain talks about "tough love."

Stars: Victor Wilson, Christopher Darga, John Cervenka, Mary Scheer

Votes: 6

21. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
Episode: Down (2009)

TV-14 | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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Skyler keeps mysteriously leaving without talking to Walt. Jesse's parents throw him out of his own house.

Director: John Dahl | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Votes: 9,532

22. Horace and Pete (2016)
Episode: Episode #1.10 (2016)

TV-MA | 54 min | Comedy, Drama

9.3
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Horace resurfaces the pub history by revealing the conditions of wrong bringing up attitudes of the previous generations.

Director: Louis C.K. | Stars: Louis C.K., Steve Buscemi, Edie Falco, Steven Wright

Votes: 396

23. The Young and the Restless (1973– )
Episode: Episode #1.8953 (2008)

TV-14 | Drama, Romance

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Everyone shows up for Sabrina's funeral, only to learn that Victor canceled it and held his own private funeral for one.

Director: Susan C. Strickler | Stars: Melody Thomas Scott, Eric Braeden, Michael Graziadei, Michelle Stafford

24. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Family (1990)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

8.2
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After defeating the Borg, the crew of the Enterprise experiences shore leave in various ways. Captain Picard's return to his family's vineyard in France has some extraordinary repercussions... See full summary »

Director: Les Landau | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,856

25. Melissa & Joey (2010–2015)
Episode: Fast Times (2013)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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After a failed relationship, Mel tries to fast-track her new suitor.

Director: Jeff Melman | Stars: Melissa Joan Hart, Joey Lawrence, Taylor Spreitler, Nick Robinson

Votes: 78

26. Happy Days (1974–1984)
Episode: Fonzie's Blindness (1978)

TV-G | Comedy, Family, Music

7.2
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Richie tries tough love to snap the Fonz out of his self-pity after the leather-jacketed legend is blinded by a blow to the head and unexpectedly adds a new four-letter word to his vocabulary...fear.

Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Marion Ross, Anson Williams

Votes: 45

27. Watch What Happens: Live (2009– )
Episode: Kim Zolciak-Biermann, Jeff Lewis (2016)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Vanina Alfaro, Brielle Biermann, Zoila Chavez, Andy Cohen

28. Roots (2016)
Episode: Part 2 (2016)

TV-14 | 96 min | Drama, History

8.2
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Redcoats attempt to persuade slaves to run away and join the English army; Kunta escapes but slave catchers apprehend him and amputate half of his foot to ensure that he never runs off ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Van Peebles | Stars: Emayatzy Corinealdi, Emyri Crutchfield, Matthew Goode, G. Hannelius

Votes: 310

29. Designing Women (1986–1993)
Episode: The Big Circle (1991)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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While coping with the sudden death of her boyfriend Reese, Julia takes care of the nasty Randa Oliver while her parents have gone on vacation without her.

Director: David Trainer | Stars: Delta Burke, Dixie Carter, Annie Potts, Jean Smart

Votes: 19

30. The Collector (2004–2006)
Episode: The Campaign Manager (2005)

44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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A political consultant uses the Devil's power to turn her winning candidates into puppets.

Director: Anthony Atkins | Stars: Chris Kramer, Sonya Salomaa, Ellen Dubin, Sherry Miller

Votes: 15

31. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: The First Duty (1992)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

7.9
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Wesley Crusher's team has an accident at Starfleet Academy. Picard offers to help a Starfleet investigation as to what happened, and begins to suspect they are hiding something.

Director: Paul Lynch | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,427

32. Friday the 13th: The Series (1987–1990)
Episode: The Inheritance (1987)

TV-14 | 46 min | Horror

7.1
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Two cousins, Ryan Dallion and Micki Foster, inherit an antiques shop from their uncle. Together with his brother, they must track down cursed objects that their devil worshiping uncle had created. The first object is a demonic killer doll.

Director: William Fruet | Stars: John D. LeMay, Louise Robey, Chris Wiggins, R.G. Armstrong

Votes: 181

33. Staff Room (2014– )
Episode: The Trust Fall (2014)

Comedy

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Director: Ryan McDermott | Stars: Ryan McDermott, Adam Brown, Zoë Lister, Brian Capron

34. Hard Time on Planet Earth (1989)
Episode: The Way Home (1989)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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Jesse befriends and tries to help a runaway juvenile delinquent reunite with her worried upper class folks. However, two crooked cops stand in his way.

Director: Timothy Bond | Stars: Martin Kove, Darcy Marta, Karen Landry, James Handy

Votes: 5

35. P.O.V. (1988– )
Episode: Web Junkie (2015)

74 min | Documentary

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The Chinese government is the first to classify internet addiction as a clinical disorder. Web Junkie (2013) identifies internet addiction and focuses on the treatment used in Chinese ... See full summary »

Directors: Hilla Medalia, Shosh Shlam