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1. Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005)

PG | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.5
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34 Metascore

The Bakers, while on vacation, find themselves competing with a rival family of eight children.

Director: Adam Shankman | Stars: Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Hilary Duff, Eugene Levy

Votes: 52,134 | Gross: $82.57M

2. Meet the Parents (2000)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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73 Metascore

Male nurse Greg Focker meets his girlfriend's parents before proposing, but her suspicious father is every date's worst nightmare.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Teri Polo, Blythe Danner

Votes: 299,885 | Gross: $166.24M

3. An Education (2009)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama

7.3
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85 Metascore

A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age.

Director: Lone Scherfig | Stars: Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard, Alfred Molina, Olivia Williams

Votes: 125,106 | Gross: $12.57M

4. Maps to the Stars (2014)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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67 Metascore

A tour into the heart of a Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, Robert Pattinson, John Cusack

Votes: 36,176 | Gross: $0.35M

5. Jamón, Jamón (1992)

Unrated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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When a mother disapproves of her son's lover, she hires an underwear model and former bullfighter to seduce her away.

Director: Bigas Luna | Stars: Penélope Cruz, Stefania Sandrelli, Anna Galiena, Juan Diego

Votes: 11,567 | Gross: $0.94M

6. Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.0
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56 Metascore

Janey is new in town and soon meets Lynne, who shares her passion for dancing in general and "Dance TV" in particular.

Director: Alan Metter | Stars: Biff Yeager, Kristi Somers, Richard Blade, Ian Michael Giatti

Votes: 9,362 | Gross: $6.33M

7. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

8.0
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80 Metascore

Brick Pollitt (Paul Newman), an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie (Dame Elizabeth Taylor). His reunion with his father, Big Daddy (Burl Ives), who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives, Jack Carson

Votes: 42,379 | Gross: $17.57M

8. Splendor in the Grass (1961)

Not Rated | 124 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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74 Metascore

A fragile Kansas girl's love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty, Pat Hingle, Audrey Christie

Votes: 16,626 | Gross: $8.72M

9. My Sweet Audrina (2016 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 85 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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Living in her family's secluded mansion, Audrina is kept alone and out of sight and is haunted by nightmares of her older sister, First Audrina, who was left for dead in the woods after an ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Rohl | Stars: India Eisley, William Moseley, James Tupper, Tess Atkins

Votes: 705

10. The Girl in the Book (2015)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama

6.1
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68 Metascore

Set in the world of New York publishing, a young book editor is forced to confront a troubling chapter from her past when a bestselling author re-enters her life.

Director: Marya Cohn | Stars: Emily VanCamp, Courtney Daniels, Jordan Lage, Ana Mulvoy Ten

Votes: 3,862 | Gross: $0.01M

11. Family Business (1989)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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An ex professor offers Adam $1,000,000 to "get" some plasma from a high tech company's lab. Adam asks his criminal grandpa for help. Can the 2 convince Adam's now honest dad to join?Let us see what happens.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Sean Connery, Dustin Hoffman, Matthew Broderick, Rosanna DeSoto

Votes: 11,438 | Gross: $12.20M

12. Picture This (2008 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.3
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A high school girl is invited to a party by the most popular boy in school -- only trouble is, she's grounded.

Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Ashley Tisdale, Kevin Pollak, Lauren Collins, Shenae Grimes-Beech

Votes: 9,553

13. The Wolfpack (2015)

R | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

7.0
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75 Metascore

Confined in an apartment from a New York housing project, the six Angulo brothers learned everything they know about the world through watching films and spend their time reenacting their favorite movies with intricate homemade costumes.

Director: Crystal Moselle | Stars: Bhagavan Angulo, Govinda Angulo, Jagadisa Angulo, Krsna Angulo

Votes: 11,404 | Gross: $1.30M

14. Wolves (I) (2016)

R | 109 min | Drama, Sport

5.7
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46 Metascore

An 18-year-old basketball star who is being recruited by Cornell University seems to have it all figured out: captain of his team, a good student, has a longtime girlfriend and some good ... See full summary »

Director: Bart Freundlich | Stars: Taylor John Smith, Michael Shannon, Carla Gugino, Zazie Beetz

Votes: 986

15. Infestation (2009)

R | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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A slacker awakes to find himself weak and wrapped in a webbing; after realizing that the world has been taken over by giant alien insects, he wakes a ragtag group of strangers and together they fight for survival.

Director: Kyle Rankin | Stars: Chris Marquette, Brooke Nevin, Kinsey Packard, E. Quincy Sloan

Votes: 8,640

16. Wild Cherry (2009)

R | 85 min | Comedy

4.0
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A virginal high school senior decides to get revenge on her jock boyfriend when she discovers he's only dating her in hopes that she'll end up in his team's "bang book."

Director: Dana Lustig | Stars: Rumer Willis, Tania Raymonde, Kristin Cavallari, Ryan Merriman

Votes: 1,728

17. Basil (1998)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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A lonely young aristocrat in turn-of the century England stuggles to meet the approval of his over-bearing, class-conscious father while trying to please the selfish woman he loves.

Director: Radha Bharadwaj | Stars: Christian Slater, Jared Leto, Claire Forlani, Derek Jacobi

Votes: 1,752

18. Justin and the Knights of Valour (2013)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.0
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A young boy grows up as he embarks on a quest to become a knight.

Director: Manuel Sicilia | Stars: Freddie Highmore, Antonio Banderas, James Cosmo, Charles Dance

Votes: 5,410

19. $#*! My Dad Says (2010–2011)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

6.3
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A middle aged son moves in with his old fashioned dad.

Stars: William Shatner, Jonathan Sadowski, Nicole Sullivan, Will Sasso

Votes: 4,867

20. Attack (1956)

Approved | 107 min | Action, Drama, War

7.4
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In 1945, an American Infantry company sets up an artillery observation post, but tensions between Captain Cooney and Lieutenant Costa run high.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Jack Palance, Lee Marvin, Eddie Albert, Robert Strauss

Votes: 4,453

21. I Never Sang for My Father (1970)

GP | 92 min | Drama

7.6
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A man who wants to move on with his life by moving to California and marry his girlfriend, finds it difficult as he still lives in the towering shadow of his aging father.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Melvyn Douglas, Gene Hackman, Dorothy Stickney, Estelle Parsons

Votes: 2,251 | Gross: $0.68M

22. 18 to Life (2010–2011)

23 min | Comedy

6.0
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Two couples with opposing points of view reluctantly become family after their teenage kids run off and get married.

Stars: Stacey Farber, Alain Goulem, Angela Asher, Jesse Rath

Votes: 849

23. Nowhere (2016)

104 min | Drama

5.6
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A stranger in his own life, 25 year old Danny reluctantly returns to his childhood home after his father's sudden passing. To his surprise, he slowly rediscovers his hometown in the middle ... See full summary »

Director: Matthias Starte | Stars: Ludwig Trepte, Saskia Rosendahl, Jella Haase, Amelie Kiefer

Votes: 224

24. Sin of Innocence (1986 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 134 min | Drama

6.6
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When widower David marries divorcee Vicki, David's teenage son, Tim and Vicki's teenage daughter, Jenny become romantically involved. This makes David and Vicki VERY uncomfortable and ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: Bill Bixby, Dee Wallace, Megan Follows, Dermot Mulroney

Votes: 335

25. Fandry (2013)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Family

8.3
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It is about a teenager from a Dalit (Oppressed caste) family, who lives at the village fringe, and falls in love with an upper caste girl.

Director: Nagraj Manjule | Stars: Somnath Awghade, Rajeshwari Kharat, Suraj Pawar, Kishore Kadam

Votes: 1,723

26. Janwar (1965)

247 min | Musical, Romance

7.0
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The wealthy patriarch of a Mumbai family learns more than wants to about his own origins after his refusal to accept his sons' chosen spouses drives them and his own wife away.

Director: Bhappi Sonie | Stars: Shammi Kapoor, Rajshree, Rehman, Shyama

Votes: 151

27. Orgies and the Meaning of Life (2008)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

2.8
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ORGIES AND THE MEANING OF LIFE is an eccentric and exciting film illuminating the inner and outer life of Baxter Goode, a man trying to find an ending to his book (about a sex obsessed ... See full summary »

Director: Brad T. Gottfred | Stars: Brad T. Gottfred, Lindsay Wray, Katherine Carlson, Jackie Mah

Votes: 263

28. Cursed Opportunities (2009)

20 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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Cursed Opportunities is a psychological thriller that explores the hidden secrets and fantasies of three daughters and father living together in a secluded retreat. These secrets are ... See full summary »

Director: Mo Abersheid | Stars: Brian Ceponis, Paige Handler, Sylvia Panacione, David Schroeder

Votes: 34

29. Late Marriage (2001)

Unrated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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82 Metascore

Zaza is a 31-year old Israeli bachelor, handsome and intelligent, and his family wants to see him married. But tradition dictates that Zaza has to choose a young virgin. She must be ... See full summary »

Director: Dover Koshashvili | Stars: Lior Ashkenazi, Ronit Elkabetz, Moni Moshonov, Lili Koshashvili

Votes: 2,928 | Gross: $1.55M

30. City Girl (1930)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A Chicago waitress falls in love with a Minnesota farmer, and decides to face a life in the country.

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Charles Farrell, Mary Duncan, David Torrence, Edith Murgatroyd

Votes: 2,710

31. Rishtey (2002)

Not Rated | 164 min | Action, Drama

4.6
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Suraj Singh (Anil Kapoor) is in love with the beautiful and wealthy Komal (Karisma Kapoor). They dream of their perfect family together but her arrogant father Yashpal Chaudhary (Amrish ... See full summary »

Director: Indra Kumar | Stars: Anil Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor, Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Kaivalya Chheda

Votes: 815 | Gross: $0.12M

32. Getting In (1994)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller

5.6
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Gabriel Higgs has failed to get into Johns Hopkins to study medicine. He's sixth on a list of backup candidates, and must persuade the five people ahead of him to drop out. Gabriel has a ... See full summary »

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Stephen Mailer, Grahame Wood, Kristy Swanson, Daniel R. Gerson

Votes: 405

33. Siphayo (I) (2016)

TV-MA | 90 min | Drama

5.2
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A self-made farmer and rice mill owner causes a rebellion by his two sons when he installs his young mistress as the new woman of the house immediately after his wife's death.

Director: Joel Lamangan | Stars: Adrian Alandy, Joem Bascon, Nathalie Hart, Allan Paule

Votes: 123

34. Cele ce plutesc (2009)

90 min | Drama

6.8
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While working in Europe, Avram comes to realize that Italians are paying good money for trained dogs that can protect them from the waves of immigrants. That's Avram's big-time idea: he ... See full summary »

Director: Mircea Daneliuc | Stars: Valentin Popescu, Magda Cernat, Liviu Pintileasa, Olimpia Melinte

Votes: 63

35. Equinox Flower (1958)

118 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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A businessman clashes with his elder daughter over her choice of a husband.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Shin Saburi, Kinuyo Tanaka, Ineko Arima, Yoshiko Kuga

Votes: 3,331

36. Live Virgin (1999)

R | 88 min | Comedy

3.4
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30 Metascore

A woman, fed up with her father's double standards, decides to lose her virginity.

Director: Jean-Pierre Marois | Stars: Mark Adair-Rios, Jason Bercy, Brian Bloom, Michael Cudlitz

Votes: 1,416

37. 300 Worte Deutsch (2013)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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Director: Züli Aladag | Stars: Pegah Ferydoni, Christoph Maria Herbst, Vedat Erincin, Christoph Letkowski

Votes: 713

38. The Tattooist (2007)

R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller

5.1
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A young artist unknowingly plays a role in releasing a deadly spirit as he attempts to learn tatau, the Samoan tradition of tattooing.

Director: Peter Burger | Stars: Jason Behr, Mia Blake, David Fane, Robbie Magasiva

Votes: 2,991

39. Mozart's Sister (2010)

Not Rated | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.4
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71 Metascore

A reimagined account of the early life of Maria Anna 'Nannerl' Mozart, five years older than Wolfgang, and a musical prodigy in her own right.

Director: René Féret | Stars: Marie Féret, Marc Barbé, Delphine Chuillot, David Moreau

Votes: 1,412 | Gross: $0.71M

40. Duel of Hearts (1991 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.7
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Lady Caroline Faye (Alison Doody) meets Lord Vane Brecon (Benedict Taylor) and is attracted to him. When she finds out that he is being accused of a murder he did not commit, she sets out ... See full summary »

Director: John Hough | Stars: Alison Doody, Michael York, Geraldine Chaplin, Benedict Taylor

Votes: 310

41. Murdered by My Father (2016 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 75 min | Drama

7.5
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Every parent wants the best for their kids, and Shahzad is no exception. Ever since his wife died he's been trying to keep his two kids Salma and Hassan on track. Salma is growing up ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Goodison | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, Kiran Sonia Sawar, Mawaan Rizwan, Salman Akhtar

Votes: 468

42. Libero (Along the Ridge) (2006)

108 min | Drama

7.4
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A young father and his two children struggle to find harmony after his wife leaves them for another man.

Director: Kim Rossi Stuart | Stars: Alessandro Morace, Kim Rossi Stuart, Barbora Bobulova, Marta Nobili

Votes: 2,453

43. What I Did for Love (2006 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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Call him a city slicker. Call him a tenderfoot. But don't call him a member of the family--yet. Rising L.A. lawyer James White is going home for the holidays with his fiancée, Sadie Ryder, ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Griffiths | Stars: Jeremy London, Dorie Barton, James Gammon, Steve Monroe

Votes: 425

44. That's My Boy (1951)

Passed | 104 min | Comedy, Music, Sport

6.4
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The greatest player in Ridgefield College history uses his influence and reputation to get his only son, a sickly, uncoordinated nerd, on the college football team with comic results.

Director: Hal Walker | Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Ruth Hussey, Eddie Mayehoff

Votes: 801

45. The Movie Out Here (2012)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy

4.3
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Adam, an uptight Toronto lawyer, goes back to his hometown of Fernie and tries to save his friend's business. It's a Western Canadian adventure, with Sasq sightings, bikini pillow fights, and of course, the Rangers.

Director: David Hicks | Stars: Robin Nielsen, Viv Leacock, James Wallis, Katharine Isabelle

Votes: 322

46. Varsham (2004)

Not Rated | 159 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Venkat and Sailaja are youngsters at Warangal who fall in love. Bhadranna is the most dreaded and ruthless landlord in Nizam area. Bhadranna also likes Sailaja and wants to marry her. Ranga... See full summary »

Director: Sobhan | Stars: Prabhas, Trisha Krishnan, Tottempudi Gopichand, Prakash Raj

Votes: 1,086

47. Reversal (2001)

PG-13 | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.1
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Leo Leone has been wrestling since he was seven years old. As the only son of wrestling coach (and ex-state champion) Edward Leone, Leo's dedication to the sport was tied up in his love for... See full summary »

Director: Alan Vint | Stars: Danny Mousetis, Derrick Nelson, Jimi Petulla, Dawn Lafferty

Votes: 219

48. El hijo del viento (1986)

90 min | Action, Drama

4.8
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Director: Luis Quintanilla Rico | Stars: Federico Villa, Lorenzo de Monteclaro, David Reynoso, María Sorté

Votes: 5

49. Voyeur (I) (1986)

100 min | Comedy

7.5
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A well-to-do, shut-in thirty-something faces city life, family secrets and his own quirks when he is finally thrown out by his parents.

Director: Alex van Warmerdam | Stars: Alex van Warmerdam, Henri Garcin, Olga Zuiderhoek, Annet Malherbe

Votes: 2,070

50. Crossing the Line (2002 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.6
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When former college basketball star Laura Mosbach moves to a small town to assist legendary coach Tommy Holliday with his high school championship girls' basketball team, all is not what it seems.

Director: Graeme Clifford | Stars: Terry Farrell, Adrian Pasdar, Sumela Kay, Sherry Miller

Votes: 147



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