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1. Love Actually (2003)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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55 Metascore

Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

Director: Richard Curtis | Stars: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney

Votes: 390,710 | Gross: $59.70M

2. Bridesmaids (I) (2011)

R | 125 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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75 Metascore

Competition between the maid of honor and a bridesmaid, over who is the bride's best friend, threatens to upend the life of an out-of-work pastry chef.

Director: Paul Feig | Stars: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Terry Crews

Votes: 253,259 | Gross: $169.11M

3. Happy Days (1974–1984)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.4
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The Cunningham family live through the 1950s with help and guidance from the lovable and almost superhuman greaser, Fonzie.

Stars: Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Marion Ross, Tom Bosley

Votes: 14,600

4. The Old Man & the Gun (2018)

PG-13 | 93 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

6.7
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80 Metascore

Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker and his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public.

Director: David Lowery | Stars: Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek, Danny Glover

Votes: 31,473 | Gross: $11.28M

5. Up in the Air (I) (2009)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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83 Metascore

Ryan Bingham enjoys living out of a suitcase for his job, travelling around the country firing people, but finds that lifestyle threatened by the presence of a potential love interest, and a new hire.

Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Jason Bateman

Votes: 304,223 | Gross: $83.82M

6. Wayne's World (1992)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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57 Metascore

Two slacker friends try to promote their public-access cable show.

Director: Penelope Spheeris | Stars: Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Rob Lowe, Tia Carrere

Votes: 135,453 | Gross: $121.70M

7. Straight Outta Compton (2015)

R | 147 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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72 Metascore

The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.

Director: F. Gary Gray | Stars: O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Neil Brown Jr.

Votes: 168,044 | Gross: $161.20M

8. Laverne & Shirley (1976–1983)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.9
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The misadventures of two single women in the 1950s and '60s.

Stars: Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams, David L. Lander, Eddie Mekka

Votes: 5,681

9. Michael Clayton (2007)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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82 Metascore

A law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multibillion-dollar class action suit.

Director: Tony Gilroy | Stars: George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson, Michael O'Keefe

Votes: 150,036 | Gross: $49.03M

10. Miracle (2004)

PG | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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68 Metascore

The true story of Herb Brooks, the player-turned-coach who led the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team to victory over the seemingly invincible Russian squad.

Director: Gavin O'Connor | Stars: Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson, Nathan West, Noah Emmerich

Votes: 43,952 | Gross: $64.38M

11. Bad Santa (2003)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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70 Metascore

A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid.

Director: Terry Zwigoff | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Bernie Mac, Lauren Graham, John Ritter

Votes: 128,063 | Gross: $60.06M

12. The Company You Keep (2012)

R | 125 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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57 Metascore

After a journalist discovers his identity, a former Weather Underground activist goes on the run.

Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Robert Redford, Brit Marling, Stanley Tucci, Nick Nolte

Votes: 30,085 | Gross: $5.13M

13. The Domestics (2018)

R | 95 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.7
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In the weeks following an apocalyptic event, a husband and wife venture across the countryside inhabited by deadly factions in search of safety, and must work together as they are pushed to the breaking point in order to survive.

Director: Mike P. Nelson | Stars: Kate Bosworth, Tyler Hoechlin, Sonoya Mizuno, Lance Reddick

Votes: 7,073

14. Leatherheads (2008)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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56 Metascore

In 1925, an enterprising pro football player convinces America's too-good-to-be-true college football hero to play for his team and keep the league from going under.

Director: George Clooney | Stars: George Clooney, Renée Zellweger, John Krasinski, David de Vries

Votes: 30,125 | Gross: $31.20M

15. Kicking and Screaming (1995)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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75 Metascore

A bunch of guys hang around their college for months after graduation, continuing a life much like the one before graduation.

Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Josh Hamilton, Eric Stoltz, Samuel Gould, Catherine Kellner

Votes: 9,389 | Gross: $0.70M

16. Incorporated (2016–2017)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.3
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A man attempts to thwart a giant corporation that seems to have unlimited power.

Stars: Sean Teale, Allison Miller, Eddie Ramos, Julia Ormond

Votes: 4,715

17. American Movie (1999)

R | 107 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.9
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84 Metascore

Documentary about an aspiring filmmaker's attempts to finance his dream project by finally completing the low-budget horror film he abandoned years before.

Director: Chris Smith | Stars: Mark Borchardt, Mike Schank, Tom Schimmels, Monica Borchardt

Votes: 15,961 | Gross: $1.16M

18. Lemon (2017)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Drama

4.6
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59 Metascore

A man watches his life unravel after he is left by his girlfriend of 10 years.

Director: Janicza Bravo | Stars: Brett Gelman, Judy Greer, Michael Cera, Gillian Jacobs

Votes: 1,369 | Gross: $0.03M

19. The Hindenburg (1975)

PG | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.3
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A film that chronicles the events of the Hindenburg disaster in which a zeppelin burst into flames.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: George C. Scott, Anne Bancroft, William Atherton, Roy Thinnes

Votes: 4,750 | Gross: $27.95M

20. The Silent Natural (2019)

140 min | Biography, Family, History

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HE MADE THOUSANDS OF FANS CHEER, BUT NEVER HEARD ONE. William "Dummy" Hoy was one of the first Deaf Major League Baseball players in the 1800's. Being Deaf, he introduced Hand Signals for ... See full summary »

Director: David Risotto | Stars: Tyler Mane, Courtney Gains, Kathleen Kinmont, Vernon Wells

21. Mr 3000 (2004)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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57 Metascore

Aging baseball star who goes by the nickname, Mr. 3000, finds out many years after retirement that he didn't quite reach 3,000 hits. Now at age 47 he's back to try and reach that goal.

Director: Charles Stone III | Stars: Bernie Mac, Angela Bassett, Michael Rispoli, Brian White

Votes: 13,425 | Gross: $21.80M

22. A Map of the World (1999)

R | 125 min | Drama

6.6
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65 Metascore

A woman's life falls apart after she's blamed for an accident on her property.

Director: Scott Elliott | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Julianne Moore, Dara Perlmutter, David Strathairn

Votes: 3,887 | Gross: $0.54M

23. The Last of the High Kings (1996)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in... See full summary »

Director: David Keating | Stars: Catherine O'Hara, Jared Leto, Christina Ricci, Gabriel Byrne

Votes: 1,669

24. The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang (1980–1981)

Animation, Short, Adventure

5.3
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Richie, Ralph, The Fonz and his dog Mr. Cool meet a time traveler named Cupcake and accidentally get stuck in her time machine. The group has various adventures in different times and ... See full summary »

Stars: Henry Winkler, Ron Howard, Don Most, Didi Conn

Votes: 179

25. The Jeffrey Dahmer Files (2012)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.4
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61 Metascore

An experimental documentary that uses archival footage, interviews, and fictionalized scenarios to tell the story of the people around Jeffrey Dahmer, during the summer of his arrest in 1991.

Director: Chris James Thompson | Stars: Andrew Swant, Pamela Bass, Jeffrey Jentzen, Pat Kennedy

Votes: 1,775

26. Lulu on the Bridge (1998)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

6.2
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A famous jazz saxophonist whose life is forever changed after he is accidentally shot.

Director: Paul Auster | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Mira Sorvino, Richard Edson, Don Byron

Votes: 3,729

27. The Big One (1997)

PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime

7.0
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On his book tour, Michael Moore exposes more wrongdoing by greedy big businesses and callous politicians around America.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Elaine Bly, Dan Burns, Chip Carter

Votes: 7,532 | Gross: $0.72M

28. A Woman Called Golda (1982 TV Movie)

191 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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The story of the Russian-born, Wisconsin-raised woman who rose to become Israel's prime minister in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Director: Alan Gibson | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Ned Beatty, Franklin Cover, Judy Davis

Votes: 721

29. Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (2012)

TV-14 | 106 min | Documentary

8.0
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73 Metascore

Alex Gibney explores the charged issue of pedophilia in the Catholic Church, following a trail from the first known protest against clerical sexual abuse in the United States and all the way to the Vatican.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Alex Gibney, Terry Kohut, Gary Smith, Pat Kuehn

Votes: 3,227

30. Family of Cops (1995 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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A police detective's oversexed daughter is charged with murder when someone kills the wealthy married man she slept with.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Charles Bronson, Angela Featherstone, Sebastian Spence, Kate Trotter

Votes: 799

31. Bleed Out (II) (2018)

TV-14 | 88 min | Documentary, Drama, Romance

8.5
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After a routine partial hip replacement operation leaves his mother in a coma with permanent brain damage, what starts as a son's video diary becomes a citizen's investigation into the ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Burrows | Stars: Judith Burrows, Stephen Burrows

Votes: 224

32. The Secret Life: Jeffrey Dahmer (1993)

99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

5.6
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Based on the life of notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, who murdered 17 men and ate many of them before he was caught in 1991.

Director: David R. Bowen | Stars: Carl Crew, Cassidy Phillips, Donna Stewart Bowen, Jeanne Bascom

Votes: 575

33. Milwaukee, Minnesota (2003)

R | 95 min | Drama

6.3
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41 Metascore

A young man who's been labeled mentally ill is left on his own after his mother's murder. Confused and alone, he's targeted by two different con artists out to make off with his inheritance.

Director: Allan Mindel | Stars: Troy Garity, Alison Folland, Randy Quaid, Bruce Dern

Votes: 648 | Gross: $0.02M

34. Chump Change (2000)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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Rags to riches to rags comedy loosely based on the director Steve Burrows' actual experiences while writing screenplays in Los Angeles. Burrows (aka "Milwaukee Steve") finally makes it big ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Burrows | Stars: Stephen Burrows, Tim Matheson, Traci Lords, A.J. Benza

Votes: 362

35. Thunder Rock (1942)

Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy, War

6.7
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Cynical, embittered newspaperman David Charleston (Sir Michael Redgrave) is tormented, then inspired, by visions he keeps having of people who have drowned.

Director: Roy Boulting | Stars: Michael Redgrave, James Mason, Barbara Mullen, Lilli Palmer

Votes: 570

36. Milwaukee 53206 (2016)

55 min | Documentary

7.4
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An intimate documentary that chronicles the lives of those affected by incarceration in America's most incarcerated ZIP code.

Director: Keith McQuirter | Stars: Beverly Walker, Dennis Walton, Chad Wilson, Muhibb Dyer

Votes: 37

37. Liberace: Behind the Music (1988 TV Movie)

97 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.3
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Fueled by the intense poverty of his youth, Walter Valentino Liberace is determined to become the world's greatest entertainer. Explore the rises and falls, the libel and palimony suits, as... See full summary »

Director: David Greene | Stars: Victor Garber, Saul Rubinek, Michael Dolan, Maureen Stapleton

Votes: 104

38. Valley of the Giants (1938)

Passed | 79 min | Adventure

6.3
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A lumberman (Wayne Morris) and a gambling-house lady (Claire Trevor) thwart Easterners eyeing the California Redwoods.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Wayne Morris, Claire Trevor, Frank McHugh, Alan Hale

Votes: 176

39. William Shatner's Gonzo Ballet (2009)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

7.7
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On a cold night in Milwaukee high art meets pop culture as award winning choreographer Margo Sappington (OH! CALCUTTA!, BILLBOARDS) premieres her latest ballet, "Common People", set to the ... See full summary »

Directors: Patrick Buckley, Bobby Ciraldo, Kevin Layne, Andrew Swant | Stars: William Shatner, Ben Folds, Margo Sappington, Henry Rollins

Votes: 84

40. Pilot Error (2014)

113 min | Drama, Mystery, News

7.1
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An Air Paris jet is missing at the bottom of the Atlantic. When Investigative reporter Nicola Wilson's newspaper editors refuse to assign her the story, she quits to find out what caused the accident that took the lives of 212 passengers.

Director: Joe Anderson | Stars: Kate Thomsen, Robert Cicchini, Larry Herron, Jennifer Jelsema

Votes: 15

41. Some Prefer Cake (1998)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.6
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In San Francisco, Kira has a day job at a warehouse, writes jokes for her sister (who does stand-up back East), wants to perform her own material, hangs out with best friend Sydney (who ... See full summary »

Director: Heidi Arnesen | Stars: Kathleen Fontaine, Tara Howley, Desi del Valle, Leon Acord

Votes: 86

42. Role Model: Gene Wilder (2008 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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Alec Baldwin interviews the iconic funny man regarding his life and career.

Director: Robert Trachtenberg | Stars: Gene Wilder, Alec Baldwin, Warren Beatty, Peter Boyle

Votes: 126

43. Song Sung Blue (2008)

85 min | Documentary

8.1
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An inspiring account of Milwaukee's Neil Diamond tribute band/husband and wife singing duo, Lightning & Thunder, and their tragic love story.

Director: Greg Kohs | Stars: Mike Sardina, Claire Sardina, Eddie Vedder, Dana Cartwright

Votes: 46

44. 35 and Counting (2009 TV Movie)

15 min | Comedy

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The series is a comedy that follows the misadventures of Gwen Morgan, a 35-year-old actress living in Los Angeles. The woman is a walking contradiction--she's intelligent, but naive (... See full summary »

Directors: Belinda Berdes, Bethany Berdes | Stars: Belinda Berdes, Kira Buckland, Kaiji Tang, Dario Deak

45. Best of King of the Ring (2011 Video)

Not Rated | 119 min | Action

7.2
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For more than 20 years, the King of the Ring has been a favorite tradition of the WWE Universe, a tournament to crown wrestling royalty. Past kings have included Bret "Hit Man" Hart, Stone ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Dunn | Stars: Booker Huffman, Kurt Angle, Steve Austin, Bam Bam Bigelow

Votes: 38

46. The Super Noble Brothers (2009)

77 min | Documentary, Music

9.3
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Davey, Tommy, and Andy Noble are local celebrities in Milwaukee-ubiquitous scenesters whose diverse projects dot the city's cultural landscape. The outgoing Andy and Tommy's DJ gigs; their ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Escribano | Stars: Andy Noble, Davey Noble, Tom Noble

Votes: 11

47. 1982 World Series (1982– )

Sport

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Stars: Joe Garagiola, Dick Enberg, Tony Kubek, Bob Costas

Votes: 17

48. The Thickness of Delirium (2007)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama

8.3
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Shawn has been tormented for years knowing that his father doesn't want to be a part of his life. When his mother dies and his father doesn't come to the funeral, he reaches his breaking ... See full summary »

Director: Brian James McGuire | Stars: Brian James McGuire, Leann Slaby, Kat Berlik, Ket Berlik

Votes: 19

49. Downer (1997)

92 min | Drama

8.2
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A man gets mixed up in his brother's affairs.

Director: Brian James McGuire | Stars: Dan Harmon, Natasha Piletich, David Rommel

Votes: 18

50. Richard Gölz. Der Kantor Schwabens (2015)

120 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Documentary about the Life and Work of Richard Gölz (1887-1975)

Directors: Sabine I. Gölz, Oleg Timofeyev | Stars: Roswitha Alpers, Zorka Bogdanovich, Hans-Peter Braun, Joachim Conrad



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