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1. Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.8
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62 Metascore

When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf, who is secretly plotting to steal their parents' vast fortune.

Director: Brad Silberling | Stars: Jim Carrey, Jude Law, Meryl Streep, Liam Aiken

Votes: 189,806 | Gross: $118.63M

2. Matilda (1996)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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72 Metascore

Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable.

Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 119,024 | Gross: $33.08M

3. Easy A (2010)

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

7.1
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72 Metascore

A clean-cut high school student relies on the school's rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing.

Director: Will Gluck | Stars: Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Penn Badgley, Dan Byrd

Votes: 342,865 | Gross: $58.40M

4. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama, Western

8.1
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94 Metascore

A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.

Director: John Ford | Stars: James Stewart, John Wayne, Vera Miles, Lee Marvin

Votes: 65,320

5. The Soloist (2009)

PG-13 | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.7
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61 Metascore

A newspaper journalist discovers a homeless musical genius and tries to improve his situation.

Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Catherine Keener, Tom Hollander

Votes: 49,998 | Gross: $31.67M

6. Romance (1999)

R | 84 min | Drama

5.3
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49 Metascore

Frustrated by the lack of intimacy in her relationship, a young schoolteacher goes through a series of intimidating and often violent sexual partners.

Director: Catherine Breillat | Stars: Caroline Ducey, Sagamore Stévenin, François Berléand, Rocco Siffredi

Votes: 9,496 | Gross: $1.28M

7. Brewster's Millions (1985)

PG | 102 min | Comedy

6.5
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37 Metascore

A minor league baseball player has to spend thirty million dollars in thirty days, in order to inherit three hundred million dollars. However, he's not allowed to tell anyone about the deal.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Richard Pryor, John Candy, Lonette McKee, Stephen Collins

Votes: 34,081 | Gross: $38.80M

8. Bad Words (2013)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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57 Metascore

A spelling bee loser sets out to exact revenge by finding a loophole and attempting to win as an adult.

Director: Jason Bateman | Stars: Jason Bateman, Kathryn Hahn, Allison Janney, Rohan Chand

Votes: 45,072 | Gross: $7.76M

9. Akeelah and the Bee (2006)

PG | 112 min | Drama, Family

7.3
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72 Metascore

A young girl from South Los Angeles tries to make it to the National Spelling Bee.

Director: Doug Atchison | Stars: Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, Keke Palmer, Curtis Armstrong

Votes: 17,712 | Gross: $18.81M

10. The Client List (2010 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 88 min | Drama

5.8
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A young woman takes a job at a massage parlor to support her family when her husband is unable to work, and soon finds her life spiraling out of control.

Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Teddy Sears, Sonja Bennett, Lynda Boyd

Votes: 6,389

11. Wendigo (2001)

R | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.0
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63 Metascore

George is a high-strung professional photographer who is starting to unravel from the stress of his work with a Manhattan advertising agency. Needing some time away from the city, George, ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Fessenden | Stars: Patricia Clarkson, Jake Weber, Erik Per Sullivan, John Speredakos

Votes: 3,779 | Gross: $0.10M

12. The Naked Kiss (1964)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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Kelly, a prostitute, traumatised by an experience, referred to as 'The Naked Kiss,' by psychiatrists, leaves her past, and finds solace in the town of Grantville. She meets Griff, the ... See full summary »

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Constance Towers, Anthony Eisley, Karen Conrad, Marie Devereux

Votes: 6,461

13. The Phantom Tollbooth (1970)

G | 90 min | Family, Adventure, Animation

6.9
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Milo is a boy who is bored with life. One day he comes home to find a toll booth in his room. Having nothing better to do, he gets in his toy car and drives through - only to emerge in a world full of adventure.

Directors: Chuck Jones, Abe Levitow, Dave Monahan | Stars: Butch Patrick, Hans Conried, Mel Blanc, Daws Butler

Votes: 2,770

14. Fire with Fire (1986)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A young woman from a Catholic school and a young man from a nearby prison camp fall in love and must run away together to escape the law, the church and their parents.

Director: Duncan Gibbins | Stars: Craig Sheffer, Virginia Madsen, Jon Polito, J.J. Cohen

Votes: 1,423 | Gross: $4.64M

15. The Kentuckian (1955)

Passed | 104 min | Drama, Western

6.3
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41 Metascore

A Kentucky widower bound for 1820's Texas with his young son is thwarted in his efforts by a corrupt constable, a long-standing family feud, and a beautiful indentured servant.

Director: Burt Lancaster | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Diana Lynn, Dianne Foster, Walter Matthau

Votes: 2,289

16. Countdown (1982– )

45 min | Game-Show

6.2
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The long-running words and numbers game.

Stars: Carol Vorderman, Richard Whiteley, Susie Dent, Rachel Riley

Votes: 1,078

17. Split Image (1982)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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57 Metascore

A rootless young man's drawn into an unnamed religious cult by a beautiful girl. Every moment with the group causes him to become increasingly under the control of the cult's leader. After ... See full summary »

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Michael O'Keefe, Karen Allen, Peter Fonda, James Woods

Votes: 640 | Gross: $0.26M

18. Fitzwilly (1967)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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A butler and the staff of an eccentric aged philanthropist whose family wealth is exhausted engage in larceny and crimes to maintain her lifestyle and provide funds for her charitable activities.

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Barbara Feldon, John McGiver, Edith Evans

Votes: 1,194

19. The River (1951)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Three adolescent girls growing up in Bengal, India, learn their lessons in life after falling for an older American soldier.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Patricia Walters, Nora Swinburne, Esmond Knight, Arthur Shields

Votes: 5,286

20. Henry Fool (1997)

R | 137 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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68 Metascore

Socially inept garbage man Simon is befriended by Henry Fool, a witty roguish, but talentless novelist. Henry opens a magical world of literature to Simon who turns his hand to writing the ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Thomas Jay Ryan, James Urbaniak, Parker Posey, Maria Porter

Votes: 6,713 | Gross: $1.34M

21. Bee Season (2005)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Family

5.5
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54 Metascore

A wife and mother begins a downward emotional spiral, as her husband avoids their collapsing marriage by immersing himself in his 11 year-old daughter's quest to become a spelling bee champion.

Directors: Scott McGehee, David Siegel | Stars: Richard Gere, Juliette Binoche, Flora Cross, Max Minghella

Votes: 6,492 | Gross: $1.18M

22. Catch Hell (2014)

Not Rated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.4
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40 Metascore

A fading Hollywood pretty-boy gets taken and brutalized in Louisiana by two local men with his total ruination at heart.

Director: Ryan Phillippe | Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Ian Barford, Stephen Louis Grush, James DuMont

Votes: 2,611

23. Spellbound (2002)

G | 97 min | Documentary, Comedy, Thriller

7.5
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80 Metascore

Spellbound follows eight teenagers on their quest to win the 1999 National Spelling Bee.

Director: Jeffrey Blitz | Stars: Angela Arenivar, Ubaldo Arenivar, Jorge Arenivar, Scott McGarraugh

Votes: 11,695 | Gross: $5.73M

24. Murder by Phone (1982)

R | 95 min | Horror, Thriller, Mystery

5.6
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A disgruntled phone company employee develops a device whereby those answering a phone can be murdered, and it's up to Nat Bridger to stop the killer.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, John Houseman, Sara Botsford, Robin Gammell

Votes: 623

25. Good-bye, My Lady (1956)

Passed | 94 min | Drama

7.2
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An old man and a young boy who live in the southeastern Mississippi swamps are brought together by the love of a dog.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Walter Brennan, Phil Harris, Brandon De Wilde, Sidney Poitier

Votes: 706

26. Leo (2002)

R | 104 min | Drama

6.5
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A recently-released prisoner and a troubled young boy share a pen-pal relationship, both connected by their past.

Director: Mehdi Norowzian | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Elisabeth Shue, Sam Shepard, Justin Chambers

Votes: 929

27. Running on Empty (1982)

R | 83 min | Action, Drama, Sport

5.9
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Mike is a young man who is a budding street racer, and owner of a Ford Falcon GT-HO Phase III. His best mate and mechanic, Tony, are both steel workers by day, but when they aren't working, they are racing.

Director: John Clark | Stars: Terry Serio, Deborah Conway, Max Cullen, Richard Moir

Votes: 349

28. Children of the Revolution (1996)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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76 Metascore

Few knew that Stalin spent his last night in the arms of a young Australian woman. Few still knew that their "love-child" brought Australia to the brink of civil war. Until now.

Director: Peter Duncan | Stars: Judy Davis, Sam Neill, F. Murray Abraham, Richard Roxburgh

Votes: 2,188 | Gross: $0.83M

29. Heavenly Bodies (1984)

R | 90 min | Drama, Romance

5.3
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A small "Dance-ercize" studio fights for its existence against the unscrupulous owner of a rival club. The conflict boils down to a "Dance Marathon" to settle the score.

Director: Lawrence Dane | Stars: Cynthia Dale, Richard Rebiere, Walter George Alton, Laura Henry

Votes: 647 | Gross: $1.84M

30. The Optimists of Nine Elms (1973)

PG | 110 min | Drama

6.9
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A retired entertainer makes his living as a street musician on the streets of London. Two young children befriend the old musician, brightening his otherwise colorless life.

Director: Anthony Simmons | Stars: Peter Sellers, Donna Mullane, John Chaffey, David Daker

Votes: 321

31. Stella (2008)

103 min | Drama

7.2
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Paris, 1977. Eleven year old Stella knows poker better than grammar when she starts the year at a prestigious new school. There, she discovers the possibilities of a whole new world outside her parents' bar.

Director: Sylvie Verheyde | Stars: Léora Barbara, Mélissa Rodriguès, Laëtitia Guerard, Karole Rocher

Votes: 1,403

32. Kiss or Kill (1997)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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After a robbery scam that goes bad, lovers Nikki and Al take off into the Australian outback, pursued by the police and a malevolent footballer named Zipper Doyle, and meet a number of offbeat characters.

Director: Bill Bennett | Stars: Matt Day, Frances O'Connor, Tiffany Peters, Julie Wood

Votes: 1,261 | Gross: $0.73M

33. Parnell (1937)

Passed | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.4
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The life of Irish politician Charles Stewart Parnell, following from 1880 onward his struggle to secure Home Rule, pursued in prison, Parliament, and elsewhere. Emphasis is on the ... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Edna May Oliver, Edmund Gwenn

Votes: 441 | Gross: $1.58M

34. Why Shoot the Teacher? (1977)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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In the 1930's, Max Brown is an urban young man from an Eastern province, fresh from college, whose only job offer is in a one-room school house in the Canadian prairie. At first he's ... See full summary »

Director: Silvio Narizzano | Stars: Bud Cort, Samantha Eggar, Chris Wiggins, Gary Reineke

Votes: 400

35. It's Easier for a Camel... (2003)

110 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.8
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53 Metascore

As a little girl, Federica fantasized about having beautiful long hair that would grow back as soon as she cut it, about never-ending cones of cotton candy and about countless adventures ... See full summary »

Director: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi | Stars: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Chiara Mastroianni, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Denis Podalydès

Votes: 812 | Gross: $0.02M

36. Jack and Old Mac (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Family

5.8
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Two stylized nursery rhymes are shown. First is "The House That Jack Built" as told with a variety of characters composed of letters that spell out their names (Example: the cow is made up ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Justice

Votes: 153

37. Booky's Crush (2009 TV Movie)

G | 89 min | Drama

6.3
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The Thomsons - parents Thomas and Francie, and children Willa, Arthur, Beatrice (nicknamed Booky) and Jakey - are a loving working class family living in the Depression era in Toronto. It's... See full summary »

Director: Peter Moss | Stars: Rachel Marcus, Megan Follows, Stuart Hughes, Dylan Everett

Votes: 123

38. Wonders in Letterland (1985)

20 min | Family, Fantasy

8.2
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Young Debbie enters a toy shop and finds an intriguing game called 'Wonders in Letterland'. Before she knows it, she's pulled inside the game where no one can read or write. Although ... See full summary »

Stars: Elizabeth Estensen, Jim Norton, Jennie Stallwood, John Hasler

Votes: 31

39. Grendel Grendel Grendel (1981)

88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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This is an animated story covering the ancient legend of Beowulf, as narrated in a Monty Pythonesque way by Grendel (Sir Peter Ustinov), the "monster" in the legend.

Director: Alex Stitt | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Keith Michell, Arthur Dignam, Ed Rosser

Votes: 154

40. Virgil Bliss (2001)

Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.7
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58 Metascore

Virgil Bliss is a man obsessed with living a normal life, finding a good job, marrying a decent woman, and building a family of his own. But as a recently paroled career thief with a ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Maggio | Stars: Clint Jordan, Kirsten Russell, Anthony Gorman, Greg Amici

Votes: 225 | Gross: $0.00M

41. Fast Talking (1984)

95 min | Drama

6.9
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A bright young teenager from a broken home uses his quick wits and glib tongue to get out of trouble - but they also get him into it.

Director: Ken Cameron | Stars: Steve Bisley, Tracy Mann, Peter Hehir, Denis Moore

Votes: 74 | Gross: $0.00M

42. Countdown: Championship of Champions (1984– )

Game-Show

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Stars: Rachel Riley, Susie Dent, Nick Hewer, Gloria Hunniford

43. The Lion King Activity Center (1995 Video Game)

Family

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Activity center game based on Disney's The Lion King (1994). Play simple mini-games and put together simple puzzles, practice spelling or watch clips with popular songs from the movie and sing along.

Stars: Niketa Calame-Harris, Jim Cummings, Quinton Flynn, Robert Guillaume

44. Rock & Read (1989 Video)

29 min | Short, Comedy, Family

3.5
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A kid band plays singalong pop rock covers of famous lullabies like Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star and Row, Row, Row Your Boat. Pauly, as the host of the special, occasionally pops in to teach the viewers some words from the songs.

Director: Tamar Simon Hoffs | Stars: Pauly Shore, Donovan Leitch Jr., Frankie Atwood-Ferguson, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson

Votes: 23

45. A Leak in the Dike (1965)

Approved | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.6
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Jacky's Whacky World presents the story of the little Dutch boy who put his finger in the dike.

Director: Jack Mendelsohn | Star: Bob McFadden

Votes: 8

46. Weird Al Yankovic: Word Crimes (2014 Video)

3 min | Animation, Short, Music

7.6
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The music video for Weird Al Yankovic's "Word Crimes," which takes aim at poor spelling, grammar and misuse of words.

Director: Jarrett Heather

Votes: 106

47. Typo Squad: Words Can Hurt You (2019)

16 min | Short, Comedy

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A new Typo Squad recruit, Thea Saurus, convinces Typo Squad legend Richard Shonnary to come out of self-imposed retirement after five years, but in doing so, unknowingly gives rise to a new and deadly enemy - Anton Nym.

Director: Killarney Traynor | Stars: Steve Boudreault, Christa Terry, Paul Kandarian, Mike Weiner

48. Gently Down the Stream (1981)

14 min | Short

5.4
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GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM is constructed from fourteen dreams taken from eight years' worth of my journals. The text is scratched directly on to the film so that you hear your own voice as you... See full summary »

Director: Su Friedrich

Votes: 87

49. Eides språksjov (2017– )

39 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Linda Eide, Gunnstein Akselberg, Sjur Hjeltnes, Robert Gustafsson

50. Spell-Mageddon (2013)

60 min | Game-Show

5.4
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The show's format combined a spelling bee with obstacle courses similar to Wipeout.

Stars: Sean L. Malin, Susan Norton, Alfonso Ribeiro, Melanie Avalon

Votes: 20



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