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1. Leave No Trace (2018)

PG | 109 min | Drama

7.2
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88 Metascore

A father and his thirteen year-old daughter are living an ideal existence in a vast urban park in Portland, Oregon, when a small mistake derails their lives forever.

Director: Debra Granik | Stars: Thomasin McKenzie, Ben Foster, Jeffery Rifflard, Derek John Drescher

Votes: 40,804 | Gross: $6.05M

2. Sleepers (1996)

R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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49 Metascore

After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized. Thirteen years later, an unexpected random encounter with a former guard gives them a chance for revenge.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt, Jason Patric

Votes: 179,783 | Gross: $49.10M

3. The Florida Project (2017)

R | 111 min | Drama

7.6
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92 Metascore

Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Walt Disney World.

Director: Sean Baker | Stars: Brooklynn Prince, Bria Vinaite, Willem Dafoe, Christopher Rivera

Votes: 80,413 | Gross: $5.90M

4. Pete's Dragon (2016)

PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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71 Metascore

The adventures of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliott, who happens to be a dragon.

Director: David Lowery | Stars: Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford, Oakes Fegley, Oona Laurence

Votes: 51,299 | Gross: $76.23M

5. T2 Trainspotting (2017)

R | 117 min | Drama

7.2
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67 Metascore

After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud, and Begbie.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle

Votes: 104,067 | Gross: $2.40M

6. I Am Sam (2001)

PG-13 | 132 min | Drama

7.6
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28 Metascore

A mentally handicapped man fights for custody of his 7-year-old daughter and in the process teaches his cold-hearted lawyer the value of love and family.

Director: Jessie Nelson | Stars: Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dakota Fanning, Dianne Wiest

Votes: 138,535 | Gross: $40.31M

7. The Glass House (2001)

PG-13 | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.8
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34 Metascore

An orphaned teenager is taken in by a Malibu couple but discovers they aren't the caring friends they seemed to be.

Director: Daniel Sackheim | Stars: Diane Lane, Leelee Sobieski, Stellan Skarsgård, Bruce Dern

Votes: 30,741 | Gross: $18.00M

8. White Oleander (2002)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama

7.1
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61 Metascore

A teenager journeys through a series of foster homes after her mother goes to prison for committing a crime of passion.

Director: Peter Kosminsky | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Renée Zellweger, Robin Wright, Alison Lohman

Votes: 28,782 | Gross: $16.35M

9. Hungry Hearts (2014)

Unrated | 109 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.4
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48 Metascore

The relationship of a couple who meet by chance in New York City is put to the test when they encounter a life or death circumstance.

Director: Saverio Costanzo | Stars: Adam Driver, Alba Rohrwacher, Roberta Maxwell, Brandon Reiss

Votes: 4,116

10. Hereafter (2010)

PG-13 | 129 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.4
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56 Metascore

A drama centered on three people - a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy - who are touched by death in different ways.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Matt Damon, Cécile de France, Bryce Dallas Howard, Thierry Neuvic

Votes: 88,509 | Gross: $32.75M

11. Ideal Home (2018)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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62 Metascore

A bickering gay couple must now deal with the unexpected task of raising a ten-year-old boy.

Director: Andrew Fleming | Stars: Steve Coogan, Paul Rudd, Jesse Luken, Evan Bittencourt

Votes: 7,094

12. Patrik, Age 1.5 (2008)

Unrated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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65 Metascore

A Swedish gay couple adopt what they think is an 18-month-old orphan, only to meet their new son, a 15-year-old homophobic delinquent.

Director: Ella Lemhagen | Stars: Gustaf Skarsgård, Torkel Petersson, Tom Ljungman, Amanda Davin

Votes: 8,914 | Gross: $0.06M

13. What Will People Say (2017)

106 min | Drama

7.4
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69 Metascore

The story of Nisha, daughter of a Pakistani-Norwegian family, who is kidnapped to Pakistan by her parents when her father finds her in bed with a man.

Director: Iram Haq | Stars: Maria Mozhdah, Adil Hussain, Ekavali Khanna, Rohit Saraf

Votes: 3,701 | Gross: $0.04M

14. Luis and the Aliens (2018)

PG | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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46 Metascore

An 11-year-old boy befriends three aliens after they crash their spaceship into his house.

Directors: Christoph Lauenstein, Wolfgang Lauenstein, Sean McCormack | Stars: Callum Maloney, Dermot Magennis, Ian Coppinger, Paul Tylak

Votes: 1,726 | Gross: $0.15M

15. Custody (I) (2016)

TV-14 | 104 min | Drama

6.4
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The lives of three women are unexpectedly changed when they cross paths at a New York Family Court.

Director: James Lapine | Stars: Viola Davis, Hayden Panettiere, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Tony Shalhoub

Votes: 954

16. The Black Balloon (2008)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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68 Metascore

All Thomas wants is a normal adolescence but his autistic brother, Charlie, thwarts his every opportunity. Will Thomas, with the help of his girlfriend, Jackie, accept his brother?

Director: Elissa Down | Stars: Rhys Wakefield, Luke Ford, Toni Collette, Erik Thomson

Votes: 8,349 | Gross: $0.09M

17. Sleepwalking (2008)

R | 101 min | Drama

6.1
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40 Metascore

The drama follows a twelve-year-old girl's struggle to come to terms with her mother's abandonment.

Director: Bill Maher | Stars: Charlize Theron, Nick Stahl, AnnaSophia Robb, Deborra-Lee Furness

Votes: 5,443 | Gross: $0.17M

18. Class (2010 TV Movie)

G | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Preppy and wealthy Whitt Sheffield is in his last semester of law school when a professor assigns him to act as an advocate for a young, single mother who needs help finding - and keeping -... See full summary »

Director: David S. Cass Sr. | Stars: Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Justin Bruening, Constance Marie, Eric Roberts

Votes: 365

19. In Safe Hands (2018)

G | 110 min | Drama

7.3
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Theo was born an unwanted child. The social services set out to find the perfect home for his adoption.

Director: Jeanne Herry | Stars: Sandrine Kiberlain, Gilles Lellouche, Élodie Bouchez, Olivia Côte

Votes: 1,181 | Gross: $0.00M

20. The Great Gilly Hopkins (2015)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.5
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47 Metascore

12-year-old wisecracking Gilly Hopkins finds herself shuffled from foster home to foster home until she meets Maime Trotter.

Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Sophie Nélisse, Kathy Bates, Glenn Close, Octavia Spencer

Votes: 4,106

21. Ben X (2007)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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As an alternative to getting bullied at school, an autistic teenager retreats into the world of online role-playing games.

Director: Nic Balthazar | Stars: Marijke Pinoy, Greg Timmermans, Cesar De Sutter, Gilles De Schryver

Votes: 18,023 | Gross: $0.00M

22. A Thief's Daughter (2019)

102 min | Drama

6.3
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Her father is a convicted, her boyfriend rejects her, her brother is troublemaker, her baby needs money and she's half-deaf of one ear. Bad times to be Sara.

Director: Belén Funes | Stars: Greta Fernández, Eduard Fernández, Àlex Monner, Borja Espinosa

Votes: 208

23. Raining Stones (1993)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Comedy

7.4
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This Ken Loach film tells the story of a man devoted to his family and his religion. Proud, though poor, Bob wants his little girl to have a beautiful (and costly) brand-new dress for her ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Bruce Jones, Julie Brown, Gemma Phoenix, Ricky Tomlinson

Votes: 3,885 | Gross: $0.09M

24. Glass House: The Good Mother (2006 Video)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.6
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Young siblings Abby and Ethan are adopted by outwardly perfect parents Eve and Raymond Goode, only to find that that their new guardian's remote mansion is far from the idyllic abode that it initially appears to be.

Director: Steve Antin | Stars: Angie Harmon, Joel Gretsch, Jordan Danger, Bobby Coleman

Votes: 2,338

25. Eastern Boys (2013)

Unrated | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.9
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74 Metascore

A businessman makes a regular arrangement with a Ukrainian prostitute, despite the youngster's involvement in a controlling street gang.

Director: Robin Campillo | Stars: Olivier Rabourdin, Kirill Emelyanov, Daniil Vorobyov, Edéa Darcque

Votes: 3,009 | Gross: $0.02M

26. The Theory of Flight (1998)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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48 Metascore

Two miserable people find happiness together: a man dreaming of flying, and a woman dreaming of living.

Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Kenneth Branagh, Gemma Jones, Holly Aird

Votes: 2,383 | Gross: $0.07M

27. All American Christmas Carol (2013)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy

4.5
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A white-trash mom is visited by three ghosts intent on showing her a path to a brighter future.

Director: Ron Carlson | Stars: Taryn Manning, Beverly D'Angelo, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Eddie Jemison

Votes: 460

28. Gun-shy (2003)

Unrated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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Dito Tsintsadze's drama focuses on a loner whose life changes dramatically, when he gets to know a beautiful, but strange girl. Lukas, a young man doing "meals on wheels" instead of ... See full summary »

Director: Dito Tsintsadze | Stars: Fabian Hinrichs, Lavinia Wilson, Johan Leysen, Ingeborg Westphal

Votes: 507

29. The Wild Little Bunch (1973)

105 min | Drama

6.0
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"The 14" or "Existance" has a mother of 14 children living in poor working class England falling sick and the children try to carry on as a family. Convincing acting from young actors raises this gritty tale above the horizon.

Director: David Hemmings | Stars: Jack Wild, June Brown, Liz Edmiston, John Bailey

Votes: 177

30. The Girl, the Mother and the Demons (2016)

92 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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A single mother's mental health is failing, and her young daughter has to deal with her rapidly switching moods and bizarre outbursts.

Director: Suzanne Osten | Stars: Esther Quigley, Maria Sundbom, Maja Embrink, Ulrika Nilsson

Votes: 143

31. The Dynamiter (2011)

PG | 73 min | Drama

6.9
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All fourteen-year-old Robbie Hendrick ever wanted was a family. Yet as another Mississippi summer begins, his wayward mother has run off again fearing a breakdown and he's left to burn the ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Gordon | Stars: William Ruffin, John Alex Nunnery, Patrick Rutherford, Ciara McMillian

Votes: 553

32. Don't Take My Baby (2015 TV Movie)

57 min | Drama

7.6
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A young, severely handicapped couple fight social services for custody of their newborn daughter.

Director: Ben Anthony | Stars: Queen Allen, Amanda Barnley, Jill Buchanan, Kate Budge

Votes: 59

33. Purgatory House (2004)

R | 97 min | Drama

5.7
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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: 437

34. Meant to Be (2012)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

5.9
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A young man searches for his mother and discovers God's plan for him.

Director: Bradley Dorsey | Stars: Erika Eleniak, Bradley Dorsey, Erin Sossamon, Kristen Renton

Votes: 261

35. Flowers of Evil (2016)

105 min | Crime, Drama

5.0
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Breathing with the rhythm of street music, Flowers of Evil is an edgy, topical and ragged story of a family trying to survive the pressures of restlessness. The main character Sipe, 14, has... See full summary »

Director: Antti Jokinen | Stars: Juno, Viljami Nojonen, Eero Aho, Alma Pöysti

Votes: 363

36. Quebrando o Tabu (2011)

PG-13 | 80 min | Documentary

7.6
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Documentary uncovering the failure of the UN sanctioned war on drugs.

Directors: Fernando Grostein Andrade, Cosmo Feilding-Mellen | Stars: Fran Boyd Andrews, Brenda Blom, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Jimmy Carter

Votes: 961

37. Ghetto Heaven

Drama | Completed

A complex, thought-provoking urban drama. A popular local family appear to survive whatever this harsh, stigmatized way of life throws at them. However, when a dark family secret is ... See full summary »

Director: Sacha Bennett | Stars: Kierston Wareing, Olympia Valance, Jake Abraham, Gemma Bissix

38. A Sinful Life (1989)

R | 90 min | Comedy

6.8
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A former 'Sonny and Cher' dancer tries to pull her life together when social services threaten to take her daughter away from her.

Director: William Schreiner | Stars: Anita Morris, Dennis Christopher, Shelly Desai, Rita Gomez

Votes: 64

39. A Place to Be Loved (1993 TV Movie)

95 min | Biography, Drama, Family

6.4
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Gregory Kingsley, a boy passed off onto social services by his natural mother and abused by his natural father, finds the foster family he is put into to be the type of family he needs and ... See full summary »

Director: Sandy Smolan | Stars: Richard Crenna, Rhea Perlman, Linda Kelsey, Cotter Smith

Votes: 120

40. Christmas on Division Street (1991 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama

6.8
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A good-natured homeless man and an ill-tempered student become good friends.

Director: George Kaczender | Stars: Fred Savage, Hume Cronyn, Badja Djola, Jim Byrnes

Votes: 390

41. Traffic 2 - Inside Child Protection (2017)

95 min | Crime

8.5
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A highly controversial sequel from the creators of the original film which was eventually banned by the Judicial system. Featuring interviews from experts who have researched the ... See full summary »

Director: Pete Middleton | Stars: Heather Russell-Kay, Andrew Doree, Ross Cawton, Leah Crease

Votes: 22

42. Skint (2013– )

Documentary

6.7
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A true account of life on an English housing estate. With those on Government handouts, drugs, booze & long-term unemployment.

Star: Ralph Ineson

Votes: 38

43. Einer wie Bruno (2011)

104 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Radost (13) lives together with her father. He is mentally at the level of a 10-year-old. The traditional roles of father and daughter have swapped and Radost is now the one who is taking ... See full summary »

Director: Anja Jacobs | Stars: Lola Dockhorn, Christian Ulmen, Lucas Reiber, Hans Werner Meyer

Votes: 224

44. Adulterated (2013)

9 min | Short, Drama

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A social worker with a past and difficult decision to make for her future meets with a teenage victim of a recent gang rape.

Director: Lisa Gabriel | Stars: Havilah Giannetta, Nyaling Marenah, Numa Perrier, Jimmy Webb

45. Spartacus & Cassandra (2014)

80 min | Documentary

7.2
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Spartacus and Cassandra, the children of two homeless Roma, have been taken in by the young street worker Camille. In her little community she helps homeless and poor children and performs ... See full summary »

Director: Ioanis Nuguet | Stars: Cassandra Dumitru, Spartacus Ursu, Camille Brisson, Lamina Dumitru

Votes: 103

46. Kicked Out: From Care to Chaos (2017 TV Movie)

40 min | Documentary

9.2
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A deeply personal documentary in which film-maker Rebecca Southworth traces her own life, abused by her father and taken into care, and asks why so many people lead troubled lives after leaving care.

Director: Phil Niland | Star: Rebecca Southworth

Votes: 15

47. The Accidental Hero (2002 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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

48. Fanfaren der Ehe (1953)

88 min | Comedy

6.0
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Two married women musicians get work on a cruise ship; their husbands dress as women to be able to join them.

Director: Hans Grimm | Stars: Dieter Borsche, Georg Thomalla, Inge Egger, Fita Benkhoff

Votes: 16

49. Laitakaupungin laulu (1948)

73 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Director: Edvin Laine | Stars: Ansa Ikonen, Tauno Palo, Aku Korhonen, Mirjam Novero

Votes: 75

50. Losing Ground: The New Face of Homelessness (2007 TV Short)

25 min | Documentary, Short

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A documentary that follows three homeless youth in New York City.

Director: Steve Goodman | Stars: Jenny Lynn Adame, Raquel Hill



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