With Independent Film Channel (IFC) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Elf (2003)

PG | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.0
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64 Metascore

Raised as an over-sized elf, a human travels from the North Pole to NYC to meet his biological father who doesn't know he exists and is in desperate need of some Christmas spirit.

Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart, Zooey Deschanel

Votes: 242,626 | Gross: $173.40M

2. The Sandlot (1993)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.8
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55 Metascore

In the summer of 1962, a new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his rowdy team, resulting in many adventures.

Director: David Mickey Evans | Stars: Tom Guiry, Mike Vitar, Art LaFleur, Patrick Renna

Votes: 85,755 | Gross: $32.42M

3. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

PG | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.6
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72 Metascore

A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, David Kelly, Helena Bonham Carter

Votes: 452,186 | Gross: $206.46M

4. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

G | 100 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical

7.8
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67 Metascore

A poor but hopeful boy seeks one of the five coveted golden tickets that will send him on a tour of Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory.

Director: Mel Stuart | Stars: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear

Votes: 190,567 | Gross: $4.00M

5. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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A high school mathlete starts hanging out with a group of burnouts while her younger brother navigates his freshman year.

Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 136,150

6. Saw (2004)

R | 103 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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46 Metascore

Two strangers awaken in a room with no recollection of how they got there, and soon discover they're pawns in a deadly game perpetrated by a notorious serial killer.

Director: James Wan | Stars: Cary Elwes, Leigh Whannell, Danny Glover, Ken Leung

Votes: 401,428 | Gross: $56.00M

7. Hostel (2005)

R | 94 min | Horror

5.9
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55 Metascore

Three backpackers head to a Slovak city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.

Director: Eli Roth | Stars: Jay Hernandez, Derek Richardson, Eythor Gudjonsson, Barbara Nedeljakova

Votes: 175,547 | Gross: $47.33M

8. The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974 TV Movie)

TV-G | 51 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.7
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When a weary and discouraged Santa Claus considers skipping his Christmas Eve run one year, Mrs. Claus and his elves set out to change his mind.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Shirley Booth, Mickey Rooney, Dick Shawn, George S. Irving

Votes: 8,943

9. 3:10 to Yuma (2007)

R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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76 Metascore

A small-time rancher agrees to hold a captured outlaw who's awaiting a train to go to court in Yuma. A battle of wills ensues as the outlaw tries to psych out the rancher.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Ben Foster, Logan Lerman

Votes: 300,103 | Gross: $53.61M

10. Hostel: Part II (2007)

R | 94 min | Horror

5.5
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46 Metascore

Three American college students studying abroad are lured to a Slovakian hostel, and discover the grim reality behind it.

Director: Eli Roth | Stars: Lauren German, Heather Matarazzo, Bijou Phillips, Roger Bart

Votes: 88,402 | Gross: $17.61M

11. The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015)

R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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67 Metascore

In 1971, twenty-four male students are selected to take on randomly assigned roles of prisoners and guards in a mock prison situated in the basement of the Stanford psychology building.

Director: Kyle Patrick Alvarez | Stars: Ezra Miller, Tye Sheridan, Billy Crudup, Olivia Thirlby

Votes: 41,177 | Gross: $0.64M

12. Documentary Now! (2015– )

TV-14 | 23 min | Comedy

8.1
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Documentary Now parodies the current obsession with documentaries. Season one features six different stories and stylistic approaches paying tribute to the doc format.

Stars: Helen Mirren, Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Deb Hiett

Votes: 6,055

13. Saw II (2005)

R | 93 min | Horror, Mystery

6.6
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40 Metascore

A detective and his team must rescue 8 people trapped in a factory by the twisted serial killer known as Jigsaw.

Director: Darren Lynn Bousman | Stars: Donnie Wahlberg, Beverley Mitchell, Franky G, Emmanuelle Vaugier

Votes: 244,140 | Gross: $87.04M

14. Toast of London (2012– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Steven Toast, an eccentric middle-aged actor with a chequered past, spends more time dealing with his problems off stage than performing on stage.

Stars: Matt Berry, Robert Bathurst, Doon Mackichan, Shazad Latif

Votes: 7,668

15. Saw III (2006)

R | 108 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.2
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48 Metascore

Jigsaw abducts a doctor in order to keep himself alive while he watches his new apprentice put an unlucky citizen named Jeff through a brutal test.

Director: Darren Lynn Bousman | Stars: Tobin Bell, Shawnee Smith, Angus Macfadyen, Bahar Soomekh

Votes: 187,391 | Gross: $80.24M

16. Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969–1974)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.8
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The original surreal sketch comedy showcase for the Monty Python troupe.

Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

Votes: 71,400

17. Waking Life (2001)

R | 99 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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83 Metascore

A man shuffles through a dream meeting various people and discussing the meanings and purposes of the universe.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Trevor Jack Brooks, Lorelei Linklater, Wiley Wiggins

Votes: 62,771 | Gross: $2.89M

18. Fish Tank (2009)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama

7.3
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81 Metascore

Everything changes for 15-year-old Mia when her mum brings home a new boyfriend.

Director: Andrea Arnold | Stars: Katie Jarvis, Michael Fassbender, Kierston Wareing, Rebecca Griffiths

Votes: 61,166 | Gross: $0.37M

19. Brockmire (2017–2020)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

8.0
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A famed major league baseball announcer who suffers an embarrassing and very public meltdown live on the air after discovering his beloved wife's serial infidelity decides to reclaim his career and love life in a small town a decade later.

Stars: Hank Azaria, Tyrel Jackson Williams, Amanda Peet, Hemky Madera

Votes: 5,247

20. Following (1998)

R | 69 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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60 Metascore

A young writer who follows strangers for material meets a thief who takes him under his wing.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Jeremy Theobald, Alex Haw, Lucy Russell, John Nolan

Votes: 90,794 | Gross: $0.05M

21. Portlandia (2011–2018)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

7.8
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A sketch-comedy series that parodies life in Portland, Oregon.

Stars: Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Kyle MacLachlan, Sam Adams

Votes: 19,776

22. The Larry Sanders Show (1992–1998)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

8.4
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A comedic behind the scenes look at a late night talk show.

Stars: Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor, Wallace Langham, Rip Torn

Votes: 8,117

23. Saw IV (2007)

R | 93 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.9
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36 Metascore

Despite Jigsaw's death, and in order to save the lives of two of his colleagues, Lieutenant Rigg is forced to take part in a new game, which promises to test him to the limit.

Director: Darren Lynn Bousman | Stars: Tobin Bell, Scott Patterson, Louis Ferreira, Costas Mandylor

Votes: 146,665 | Gross: $63.30M

24. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (2017–2018)

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

8.0
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Kinga Forrester continues the B-movie watching experiments of her father and grandmother on a new test subject aboard the Satellite Of Love.

Stars: Felicia Day, Patton Oswalt, Jonah Ray, Baron Vaughn

Votes: 3,511

25. Undeclared (2001–2003)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

7.9
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College freshman Steve Karp, his girlfriend and their fellow dormmates embark on one the greatest experiences of their lives. Unfortunately for Steve, his lonely and recently divorced father is tagging along for the ride.

Stars: Jay Baruchel, Carla Gallo, Charlie Hunnam, Monica Keena

Votes: 16,790

26. Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995–1998)

TV-MA | 27 min | Comedy

8.4
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This is a sketch-comedy show. The twist here is that all of the sketches (even the monologue) are connected in some strange way.

Stars: Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, John Ennis, Jay Johnston

Votes: 9,290

27. Year of the Rabbit (2019–2021)

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.4
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Detective Inspector Rabbit, a dedicated, tough, thick and oft inebriated Victorian copper, sleuths his way across London with his two young partners, a doofy rookie, and a brilliant black policewoman no one ever believes.

Stars: Matt Berry, Freddie Fox, Susan Wokoma, Alun Armstrong

Votes: 2,861

28. After the Wedding (2006)

R | 120 min | Drama

7.7
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78 Metascore

A manager of an orphanage in India is sent to Copenhagen, Denmark, where he discovers a life-altering family secret.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Rolf Lassgård, Neeral Mulchandani

Votes: 33,785 | Gross: $0.41M

29. Stan Against Evil (2016–2018)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

7.3
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An aging police sheriff begrudgingly joins an alliance with a new sheriff, Evie Barret, to battle angry demons haunting their small New Hampshire town.

Stars: John C. McGinley, Janet Varney, Deborah Baker Jr., Nate Mooney

Votes: 5,443

30. Pee-wee's Playhouse (1986–1991)

TV-PG | 30 min | Family, Comedy, Musical

8.0
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Pee-Wee Herman and his friends have wacky, imaginative fun in his unique playhouse.

Stars: Paul Reubens, John Paragon, Phil Hartman, Laurence Fishburne

Votes: 4,435

31. The Spoils of Babylon (2014)

TV-14 | 138 min | Comedy

6.8
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Cynthia and Devon are two siblings whose intense love drives everything and everyone around them to ruin.

Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kristen Wiig, Will Ferrell, Cal Bartlett

Votes: 3,868

32. Maron (2013–2016)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy

7.7
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Marc Maron has been a comedian for 25 years. He's had his problems. He was an angry, drunk, self involved, twice divorced compulsive mess for most of his adult life, but with the popularity... See full summary »

Stars: Marc Maron, Dave Anthony, Andy Kindler, Josh Brener

Votes: 4,829

33. Away from Her (2006)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama

7.5
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88 Metascore

A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, Aubrey, a wheelchair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home.

Director: Sarah Polley | Stars: Julie Christie, Michael Murphy, Gordon Pinsent, Stacey LaBerge

Votes: 21,930 | Gross: $4.57M

34. Comedy Bang! Bang! (2012–2016)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

7.5
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A talk show parody that features celebrity guests, comedy sketches and animation. Based on the podcast of the same name.

Stars: Scott Aukerman, Reggie Watts, 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Neil Campbell

Votes: 4,182

35. Gray's Anatomy (1996)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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60 Metascore

After doctors inform him that an eye affliction will require risky surgery, monologist Spalding Gray recounts his various pursuits for alternative medicine to avoid the doctor's scalpel.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Spalding Gray, Mike McLaughlin, Melissa Robertson, Alvin Henry

Votes: 2,297

36. Rudolph's Shiny New Year (1976 TV Movie)

TV-G | 60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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Rudolph must find Happy, the baby New Year, before midnight on New Year's Eve.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Red Skelton, Frank Gorshin, Morey Amsterdam, Harold Peary

Votes: 3,841

37. The Ben Stiller Show (1992–1995)

306 min | Comedy

7.0
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This comedy/variety show specialized in parodies of movies and television shows and commercials. Often, they would also have a special guest (e.g., a TV actor) join them.

Stars: Ben Stiller, Andy Dick, Janeane Garofalo, Bob Odenkirk

Votes: 1,836

38. A Christmas Tale (2008)

Not Rated | 150 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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84 Metascore

The troubled Vuillard family is no stranger to illness, grief, and banishment, but when their matriarch requires a bone-marrow transplant, the estranged clan reunites just in time for Christmas.

Director: Arnaud Desplechin | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Paul Roussillon, Mathieu Amalric, Anne Consigny

Votes: 6,936 | Gross: $1.06M

39. Garfunkel and Oates (2014)

TV-MA | 23 min | Comedy, Music

7.5
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Two hapless, twenty-something single women try to make it as a duo performing satirical songs about their personal and professional lives.

Stars: Riki Lindhome, Kate Micucci, Mike Phirman, Artemis Pebdani

Votes: 3,255

40. Fermat's Room (2007)

Not Rated | 89 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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4 mathematicians are invited to solve an enigma. Once there, they're locked in a mechanically shrinking room and given 1 minute to solve each puzzle via cellphone while also figuring out why they're there.

Directors: Luis Piedrahita, Rodrigo Sopeña | Stars: Alejo Sauras, Elena Ballesteros, Lluís Homar, Santi Millán

Votes: 20,953

41. This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006)

Unrated | 98 min | Documentary

7.5
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75 Metascore

Kirby Dick's exposé about the American movie ratings board.

Director: Kirby Dick | Stars: Kirby Dick, Kimberly Peirce, Darren Aronofsky, Atom Egoyan

Votes: 27,970 | Gross: $0.30M

42. The Element of Crime (1984)

Not Rated | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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66 Metascore

A cop in a dystopian Europe investigates a serial killings suspect using controversial methods written by his now disgraced former mentor.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Michael Elphick, Esmond Knight, Me Me Lai, Jerold Wells

Votes: 9,817

43. Kite (1998)

50 min | Animation, Action, Crime

6.7
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She may be cute. She may be young. She may seem innocent and naive, but don't be fooled. She's a cold-blooded killer, and if you're on the wrong side of the law, you may be her next target.... See full summary »

Stars: Konami Yoshida, Kinryû Arimoto, Kôsuke Okano, Tatsuo Matoba

Votes: 4,350

44. Girlfight (2000)

R | 110 min | Drama, Sport

6.7
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70 Metascore

Diana, without her father knowing it, trains as a boxer and achieves impressive success, blazing new trails for female boxers.

Director: Karyn Kusama | Stars: Michelle Rodriguez, Douglas Santiago, Jamie Tirelli, Paul Calderon

Votes: 10,949 | Gross: $1.52M

45. Frosty's Winter Wonderland (1976 TV Movie)

TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.9
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Frosty's kind of lonely, so the kids think of making him a wife, Crystal. But will Jack Frost let them be happy?

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Andy Griffith, Shelley Winters, Dennis Day, Paul Frees

Votes: 2,992

46. Tiny Furniture (2010)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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72 Metascore

About a recent college grad who returns home while she tries to figure out what to do with her life.

Director: Lena Dunham | Stars: Lena Dunham, Laurie Simmons, Grace Dunham, Rachel Howe

Votes: 14,213 | Gross: $0.39M

47. Sherman's Showcase (2019– )

22 min | Comedy, Music

6.4
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Like a sort of companion to Documentary Now, Sherman's Showcase is a comedy chronicling the history of a fictional, popular variety show.

Stars: Day'nah Cooper, Bashir Salahuddin, Devere Rogers, Nefetari Spencer

Votes: 286

48. Cass (2008)

108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.5
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An orphaned Jamaican baby is adopted by an elderly white couple and brought up in an all white area of London and becomes one of the most feared and respected men in Britain. Based on a true story.

Director: Jon S. Baird | Stars: Nonso Anozie, Gavin Brocker, Leo Gregory, Natalie Press

Votes: 6,111

49. Happy Accidents (2000)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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60 Metascore

New Yorker Ruby Weaver believes she has found the man of her dreams in Sam Deed, who is her best catch in some time--except that he assures her that he came from the future.

Director: Brad Anderson | Stars: Marisa Tomei, Vincent D'Onofrio, Holland Taylor, Mick Weber

Votes: 9,770 | Gross: $0.69M

50. Greg the Bunny (2002–2004)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

7.6
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Greg the Bunny is one of the 3.2 million fabricated Americans ("puppets") living in the United States. Wanting a job that doesn't involve working only on Easter, he convinces his roommate ... See full summary »

Stars: Eugene Levy, Seth Green, Bob Gunton, Sarah Silverman

Votes: 1,668


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