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2. The French Dispatch (2021)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional twentieth century French city that brings to life a collection of stories published in "The French Dispatch Magazine".
5. This Is the End (2013)
R | 107 min | Comedy
Six Los Angeles celebrities are stuck in James Franco's house after a series of devastating events just destroyed the city. Inside, the group not only have to face the apocalypse, but themselves.
Votes: 401,167 | Gross: $101.47M
6. National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
R | 109 min | Comedy
At a 1962 college, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.
Votes: 118,334 | Gross: $0.20M
7. Miracle (2004)
PG | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History
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 Soviet squad.
Votes: 52,794 | Gross: $64.38M
8. Desperado (1995)
R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Former musician and gunslinger El Mariachi arrives at a small Mexican border town after being away for a long time. His past quickly catches up with him and he soon gets entangled with the local drug kingpin Bucho and his gang.
Votes: 181,441 | Gross: $25.63M
11. The Blair Witch Project (1999)
R | 81 min | Horror, Mystery
Three film students vanish after traveling into a Maryland forest to film a documentary on the local Blair Witch legend, leaving only their footage behind.
Votes: 249,220 | Gross: $140.54M
12. Alpha Dog (2006)
R | 122 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Johnny and a couple pals kidnap Jake's 15-year-old brother, Zach, then assigns his buddy Frankie to be Zach's minder. They develop a brotherly friendship. Zach parties with his captors as things begin to spin out of control.
Votes: 102,038 | Gross: $15.23M
13. The New World (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of the English exploration of Virginia, and of the changing world and loves of Pocahontas.
Votes: 85,443 | Gross: $12.71M
16. La Bamba (1987)
PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Votes: 32,550 | Gross: $54.22M
17. The Pretender (1996–2000)
TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A specially gifted man, with the ability to instantly master any skill, escapes from a secret testing facility and travels the country taking on different jobs and helping strangers while hiding from his kidnappers.
18. Heaven's Gate (1980)
R | 219 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
During the Johnson County War in 1890 Wyoming, a sheriff born into wealth does his best to protect immigrant farmers from rich cattle interests.
Votes: 14,787 | Gross: $3.48M
21. Valley of the Dolls (1967)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Film version of Jacqueline Susann's best-selling novel chronicling the rise and fall of three young women in show business.
Votes: 8,241 | Gross: $44.43M
22. The Cobbler (2014)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A cobbler, bored of his everyday life, stumbles upon a magical heirloom that allows him to become other people and see the world in a different way.
25. Airplane Mode (II) (2019)
TV-MA | 80 min | Comedy
En route to Australia, Logan is terrified; it's his first time flying. All of his worst nightmares come true when the "influencers" aboard refuse to switch their phones to airplane mode. The internet is about to crash.
27. Quicksilver (1986)
PG | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Jack was doing great trading shares until he wasn't. He gets a job on a bike at Quicksilver speed delivery. There he befriends Hector and the cute Terri. Jack gets an enemy in the criminal Gypsy.
Votes: 4,738 | Gross: $7.63M
28. So Weird (1999–2001)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Adventure, Family, Mystery
A preteen girl travels around the country continually stumbling over supernatural occurrences. Since nobody believes her, she points her finds on her website, "So Weird."
29. Home Movies (1999– )
TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
Brendon Small, an ambitious eight-year-old filmmaker, shoots movies in his basement with his two best friends, while coming to terms with adolescence, life, and relationships.
30. The Sarah Silverman Program. (2007–2010)
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy
Sarah's immature, only thinks of herself and has no inhibition nor work. Her sister Laura pays her rent. She has a gay couple as neighbors. Laura's seeing cop Jay.
31. Holiday Inn (1942)
Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
At an inn which is open only on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer.
Votes: 15,144 | Gross: $8.18M
33. Chak De! India (2007)
Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Family, Sport
Kabir Khan, the coach of the Indian Women's National Hockey Team, dreams of making his all-girls team emerge victorious against all odds.
Votes: 78,341 | Gross: $1.11M
35. Klown (2010)
R | 93 min | Comedy
In order to prove his fatherhood potential to his pregnant girlfriend, Frank 'kidnaps' her 12-year-old nephew and tags along on his best friend Casper's debauched weekend canoe trip.
Votes: 10,901 | Gross: $0.07M
36. Last Night (I) (1998)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A group of very different individuals with different ideas of how to face the end come together as the world is expected to end in six hours at the turn of the century.
39. Paper Heart (2009)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Charlyne Yi embarks on a quest across America to make a documentary about the one subject she doesn't fully understand: Love.
Votes: 8,347 | Gross: $1.27M
41. The Inkwell (1994)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A shy, troubled young man who set his own house on fire and has an imaginary friend, is sent to a vineyard where he finds himself in the middle of his political-arguing, party-loving family and his love torn between two girls.
Votes: 1,422 | Gross: $8.88M
42. 24 Exposures (2013)
Unrated | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In this sexy thriller a photographer who specializes in erotic photo shoots is suspected of murder when one of his models is found dead. Starring the creators of 'You're Next.'
43. The Fuller Brush Girl (1950)
Approved | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Scatterbrained Sally Elliott tries to get a job as a Fuller brush girl and desperate for money she borrows her friend's kit without permission and her attempts at selling cosmetics ... See full summary »
44. Stage Door Canteen (1943)
Passed | 132 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
"Dakota" Smith (William Terry), a young soldier on a pass in New York City, visits the famed Stage Door Canteen, where famous stars of the theatre and movies appear and host a recreational ... See full summary »
45. Not One Less (1999)
G | 106 min | Drama
In a remote mountain village, the teacher must leave for a month, and the mayor can find only a 13-year old girl, Wei Minzhi, to substitute. The teacher leaves one stick of chalk for each ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,690 | Gross: $0.59M
46. Rhapsody in Blue (1945)
Passed | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
George Gershwin is a driven composer whose need to succeed destroys his relationship with singer Julie Adams and socialite Christine Gilbert.
47. Africa Screams (1949)
Passed | 79 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Two booksellers search for diamonds in Africa, along the way meeting a visually-impaired gunner, a hungry lion, and a tribe of cannibals.
50. Variety Girl (1947)
Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Musical