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1. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)

PG-13 | 134 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.6
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52 Metascore

The second installment of the "Fantastic Beasts" series featuring the adventures of Magizoologist Newt Scamander.

Director: David Yates | Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Johnny Depp

Votes: 178,355 | Gross: $159.56M

2. This Is Us (2016– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.7
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A heartwarming and emotional story about a unique set of triplets, their struggles, and their wonderful parents.

Stars: Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown, Chrissy Metz

Votes: 79,428

3. Years and Years (2019– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.4
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Follows a busy family from Manchester with their lives converging on one crucial night in 2019.

Stars: Rory Kinnear, T'Nia Miller, Anne Reid, Ruth Madeley

Votes: 10,612

4. Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

PG-13 | 138 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.0
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81 Metascore

Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Defected stormtrooper Finn and the scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker.

Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson

Votes: 794,278 | Gross: $936.66M

5. Wildlife (2018)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

6.9
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80 Metascore

A teenage boy must deal with his mother's complicated response after his father temporarily abandons them to take a menial and dangerous job.

Director: Paul Dano | Stars: Ed Oxenbould, Jake Gyllenhaal, Carey Mulligan, Travis W Bruyer

Votes: 16,583 | Gross: $1.03M

6. Manchester by the Sea (2016)

R | 137 min | Drama

7.8
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96 Metascore

A depressed uncle is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies.

Director: Kenneth Lonergan | Stars: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, Lucas Hedges

Votes: 219,405 | Gross: $47.70M

7. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Not Rated | 129 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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88 Metascore

Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his children against prejudice.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton, Rosemary Murphy

Votes: 276,129

8. McLeod's Daughters (2001–2009)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Romance, Western

7.1
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Five women run a cattle station, "Drover's Run", in the outback of South Australia.

Stars: Aaron Jeffery, Rachael Carpani, Simmone Mackinnon, Bridie Carter

Votes: 4,283

9. Ordinary People (1980)

R | 124 min | Drama

7.7
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87 Metascore

The accidental death of the older son of an affluent family deeply strains the relationships among the bitter mother, the good-natured father, and the guilt-ridden younger son.

Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch, Timothy Hutton

Votes: 42,855 | Gross: $54.80M

10. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Approved | 170 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.0
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92 Metascore

Three World War II veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Myrna Loy, Dana Andrews, Fredric March, Teresa Wright

Votes: 53,887 | Gross: $23.65M

11. The Family (I) (2016)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Mystery

7.5
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A community is rattled when a politician's son, who was presumed murdered years ago, returns home.

Stars: Joan Allen, Rupert Graves, Alison Pill, Margot Bingham

Votes: 4,490

12. Ra.One (2011)

Not Rated | 156 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

4.6
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60 Metascore

When the titular antagonist of an action-adventure video game takes on physical form, it's only the game's less powerful protagonist who can save his creator's family.

Director: Anubhav Sinha | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Arjun Rampal, Kareena Kapoor, Shahana Goswami

Votes: 36,030 | Gross: $2.51M

13. 1,000 Times Good Night (2013)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, War

7.1
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57 Metascore

Rebecca is one of the world's top war photographers. She must weather a major emotional storm when her husband refuses to put up with her dangerous life any longer. He and their young ... See full summary »

Director: Erik Poppe | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lauryn Canny, Adrianna Cramer Curtis

Votes: 6,949 | Gross: $0.05M

14. The Butterfly Tree (2017)

TV-14 | 97 min | Drama

5.3
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Fin has recently lost his mum to illness. He's getting on with life, going to school, and on the surface seems to have adjusted well, but underneath a complex set of emotions are surging. ... See full summary »

Director: Priscilla Cameron | Stars: Melissa George, Ewen Leslie, Ed Oxenbould, Sophie Lowe

Votes: 361

15. Mara Clara (2010–2011)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Mara and Clara where both born on the same day and switched at birth. Mara grew up as the poor daughter of Susan and Gary David while Clara grew up in luxury as the rich daughter of Alvira ... See full summary »

Stars: Kathryn Bernardo, Julia Montes, Mylene Dizon, Jhong Hilario

Votes: 169

16. Teenage Seductress (1975)

R | 86 min | Drama

3.6
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A woman who never got over the fact that her father abandoned her as a child tracks him down with only one desire - to ruin his life just as he ruined hers. A tragic incestuous game of deceit and seduction begins.

Director: Chris Warfield | Stars: Sondra Currie, Chris Warfield, Elizabeth Saxon, John Trujillo

Votes: 171

17. 'night, Mother (1986)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama

7.6
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What would you do if someone you loved sat down with you one night and calmly told you that they were going to end their life before morning? This is Thelma Cates' dilemma. Her daughter, ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Moore | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Anne Bancroft, Ed Berke, Carol Robbins

Votes: 1,976 | Gross: $0.44M

18. I'd Like to Be Alone Now (2019)

110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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After losing his wife and three kids, all Kyle wants is to mourn in peace. Unfortunately, his family insists on helping him.

Director: Jon Dabach | Stars: Vanessa Lengies, David Fynn, Mindy Sterling, Jack McGee

Votes: 10

19. Christmas Comes Home to Canaan (2011 TV Movie)

TV-G | 85 min | Drama, Family

5.6
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In the story, Daniel's son Bobber needs extensive orthopedic surgery and months of intensive physical therapy to recover from being struck down by an automobile. Rodney Freeman, the young ... See full summary »

Director: Neill Fearnley | Stars: Billy Ray Cyrus, Gina Holden, Emily Tennant, Matt Ward

Votes: 315

20. Punch (2002)

R | 90 min | Drama

5.7
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Eighteen year old Ariel is in love with her caring father, who lives with her in the upper middle class part of Vancouver. When he starts dating again, she becomes violently jealous, fails to seduce him, and turns to female boxing.

Director: Guy Bennett | Stars: Michael Riley, Sonja Bennett, Meredith McGeachie, Marcia Laskowski

Votes: 369

21. Bröllop, begravning & dop (2019– )

44 min | Drama

5.8
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An uncharacteristic slip-up at her daughter's wedding leads a married woman to a most unexpected dilemma.

Stars: Helena Bergström, Maria Lundqvist, Johan H:son Kjellgren, Philip Zandén

Votes: 247

22. Octav (2017)

100 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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When an elderly man returns to his family home after decades of absence, the apparition of his childhood sweetheart triggers a rewind to the life-changing events from his youth.

Director: Serge Ioan Celebidachi | Stars: Marcel Iures, Andi Vasluianu, Dana Rogoz, Maria Obretin

Votes: 468

23. Midnight Runner (2018)

92 min | Drama

6.1
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A young chef and long distance runner is tormented by the loss of his brother not too long ago. He focusses on his running, his girlfriend and his work. But when he believes he is not ... See full summary »

Director: Hannes Baumgartner | Stars: Max Hubacher, Annina Euling, Sylvia Rohrer, Christophe Sermet

Votes: 115

24. Little Gloria... Happy at Last (1982)

180 min | Biography, Drama

7.8
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The story deals with Gloria Vanderbilt's difficult coming-of-age when, at eleven, she was a pawn in a custody battle between her sybaritic mother and her aunt.

Stars: Angela Lansbury, Maureen Stapleton, Martin Balsam, Glynis Johns

Votes: 618

25. Lo que siento por ti (2018)

90 min | Drama

8.0
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Three simultaneous stories of social inclusion, led by a single mother of two autistic teenagers, a marriage trying unsuccessfully to have a child, and the father of a Special Olympics athlete.

Director: Raúl Camilo | Stars: Yordanka Ariosa, Robinson Díaz, Nashla Bogaert, Félix Germán

Votes: 33

26. Onanay (2018–2019)

TV-PG | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.6
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Sisters Maila and Natalie have different approach to their mother, Onay who has Achondroplasia. Maila is a nice and attentive daughter, while Nataile is arrogant and disobedient. Besides ... See full summary »

Stars: Wendell Ramos, Rochelle Pangilinan, Vaness Del Moral, Enrico Cuenca

Votes: 9

27. The King of Masks (1996)

91 min | Drama

7.7
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Wang Bianlian is an aging street performer known as the King of Mask for his mastery of Sichuan Change Art in a true story. His wife left him with and infant son over 30 years ago. The son ... See full summary »

Director: Tian-Ming Wu | Stars: Li Chen, Zhaoji Jia, Zhigang Zhang, Zhigang Zhao

Votes: 2,989 | Gross: $1.10M

28. Cocaine: One Man's Seduction (1983 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

7.1
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A real estate salesman with career and marriage problems gets hooked on cocaine, and finds that not only does it not help him cope with them, but it makes them much, much worse.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Dennis Weaver, Karen Grassle, Pamela Bellwood, James Spader

Votes: 269

29. Miriam Lies (2018)

TV-14 | 90 min | Drama

6.9
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As her 15th birthday approaches, Miriam doesn't know how to explain to her family that the boyfriend she met online is black.

Directors: Natalia Cabral, Oriol Estrada | Stars: Frank Perozo, Margaux Da Silva, Pachy Méndez, Roger Wasserman

Votes: 79

30. The Apple (1998)

86 min | Drama

7.2
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After twelve years of imprisonment by their own parents, two sisters are finally released by social workers to face the outside world for the first time.

Director: Samira Makhmalbaf | Stars: Massoumeh Naderi, Zahra Naderi, Ghorban Ali Naderi, Azizeh Mohamadi

Votes: 2,074 | Gross: $0.12M

31. Krupp: A Family Between War and Peace (2009– )

270 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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The story of Alfried Krupp and his family and of the Krupp company, which has been preeminent in German industry. The family company was a key supplier of weapons and material to the Nazi regime during WWII.

Stars: Iris Berben, Benjamin Sadler, Valerie Koch, Barbara Auer

Votes: 169

32. The Orator (2011)

110 min | Drama

6.9
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Saili, an unassuming villager & taro farmer, lives happily with his beautiful wife Vaaiga and her teenage daughter Litia. Their existence, whilst happy and peaceful; is unconventional. ... See full summary »

Director: Tusi Tamasese | Stars: Fa'afiaula Sanote, Tausili Pushparaj, Salamasina Mataia, Ioata Tanielu

Votes: 300

33. Sunny (VI) (2018)

155 min | Drama

5.1
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Based in the early 90s in Washington DC, this film tells the heartfelt life story of a girl named "Sunny". Like many young girls growing up in an urban community, with the lack of family, ... See full summary »

Director: Usman Taiwo | Stars: Britney Jones, Tyra Smith, Usman Taiwo

Votes: 29

34. Family 420 Once Again (2019)

123 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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All the members of the family are after one girl for marriage.

Director: Dilawar Sidhu | Stars: Rana Jung Bahadur, Gurpreet Bhangu, Jeet Bhari, Suleman Bhatt

Votes: 11

35. In Sanity, Florida (2017– )

Comedy

4.7
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The crazy antics of a small coastal village that banned music ninety-two years ago, and its quirky residents are told through the eyes of a young women whose love for her town and caring ... See full summary »

Stars: Jessica K. Peterson, Tommi Rose, Noah Schnacky, Avery Sommers

Votes: 24

36. Beyond The Woods

124 min | Thriller | Completed

Psychological thriller which follows Detective Reeves' investigation after Laura Bennett's death and the disappearance of her brother Jack. The suspect at hand is mysterious Andrew Bennett.

Director: Brayden DeMorest-Purdy | Stars: Steven Roberts, Jeff Evans-Todd, Broadus Mattison, Christie Burke

37. Mala Kahich Problem Nahi (2017)

134 min | Drama

7.1
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In today's world, which is full of stress, family time has become a thing of the past. Highlighting the modern issue of attention, loneliness, and disconnect that plagues modern nuclear ... See full summary »

Director: Sameer Vidwans | Stars: Satish Alekar, Spruha Joshi, Gashmeer Mahajani, Nirmiti Sawant

Votes: 49

38. Locked in Silence (1999 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.0
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A story of a young boy who becomes an elective mute after witnessing what he believes to be the killing by his older brother of a teenage boy. The young boy's brother then tells him not to ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Pittman | Stars: Bonnie Bedelia, Bruce Davison, Dan Hedaya, Marc Donato

Votes: 317

39. Préjudice (I) (2015)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

6.5
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During a long awaited family soiree Cedric challenges his relatives why they keep him from his journey.

Director: Antoine Cuypers | Stars: Thomas Blanchard, Arno, Arthur Bols, Cathy Min Jung

Votes: 438

40. Democracy (II) (2019)

13 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

9.3
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Sonu and Chintu have been waiting for this summer holiday trip. They are seeking new adventure this time. The night before the trip, Their father decides to plan each and everything in ... See full summary »

Director: Aditya Agnihotri | Stars: Aditya Agnihotri, Ritu Dalmia, Azinkya Mishra, Tryambak Shukla

Votes: 6

41. It's a Life Worth Living

Drama | Post-production

John, a man haunted by his beginnings, struggles with finding meaning and worth in his life. This leads him to choose a path of selfishness and drug abuse. Consequently there's a breakdown ... See full summary »

Director: Keith Perna | Stars: Kayden Bryce, Heather Fairbanks, Bryan Sawyer, Shawntay Dalon

42. Cold Water (I) (2015)

94 min | Drama

8.1
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This is the story of Alice Fuller (Amy Shelton-White) struggling to come to terms with her past in order to embrace her future. Shot almost entirely in and around Estes Park, Colorado, the ... See full summary »

Director: David Zelina | Stars: Amy Shelton-White, David Zelina, Lee Shelton, Robert Scheid

Votes: 13

43. Stand Up Man (2017)

85 min | Comedy

6.4
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Forced to move back to hometown Windsor, wannabe comedian Moses Kim finds his dreams derailed in his family restaurant. Life gets more complicated when Moses' teenage cousin from Korea unexpectedly shows up.

Director: Aram Collier | Stars: Daniel Jun, Daniel Daegun Lee, Rosalina Lee, Antony Hall

Votes: 9

44. DannyBoy

Comedy | Post-production

Set in small town Ireland in 1981, 'Dannyboy' tells the story of a young man trying to find love among New Romantics, Post Punks, Goths and others tribes. The film centres around Daniel, an... See full summary »

Director: Ferdia MacAnna | Stars: Jack Hickey, Paddy C. Courtney, Clelia Murphy, Rachel Donahue

45. Shor Sharaba (2018)

Comedy, Romance

4.5
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A romantic comedy Story revolved around Imran and Fiza whom families are fighting a brutal battle over family's asset. An argument with anger and hatred turns into love and passion. Love ... See full summary »

Director: Hasnain Hyderabadwala | Stars: Adnan Khan, Rabi Pirzada, Meera, Mustafa Qureshi

Votes: 8

46. Moon in the 12th House (2015)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

6.0
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When a pair of estranged Israeli sisters are reunited, they must come to terms with the circumstances that tore them apart.

Director: Dorit Hakim | Stars: Gefen Barkai, Gil Cohen, Shani Dubinchik, Abraham Horowitz

Votes: 55

47. The Wash (1988)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Nobu, an old, bigoted, Japanese-American traditionalist, is unable to reconcile the needs of his wife and two daughters with his own conservative view on life, which forces them to leave him in pursuit of their own happiness.

Director: Michael Toshiyuki Uno | Stars: Mako, Nobu McCarthy, Sab Shimono, Patti Yasutake

Votes: 68

48. Tuhinje Pyaar Mein (2019)

Drama

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Director: Deepak Tripathi | Stars: OmPraksh Asudani, Dristi Aswani, Srichand Makhija, Seema Motwani

49. The Magic of Marciano (2000)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

7.1
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A 10-year-old boy shares an intense bond with his mentally ill mother. The youth's life is turned upside down when his mother lapses into violent psychosis. A former psychiatrist takes pity... See full summary »

Director: Tony Barbieri | Stars: Nastassja Kinski, Robert Forster, Cody Morgan, Jason Cairns

Votes: 433

50. Searching for Zorro (2019)

86 min | Drama

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The relationship between a single parent and his son starts to fall apart as they go on a journey far from home.

Director: Wigner Duarte | Stars: Guillermo Liriano, Kendri V. Martinez, Marilu Acosta, Domini Alcantara



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