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1. Convoy (1978)
PG | 110 min | Action, Drama
Truckers form a mile long "convoy" in support of a trucker's vendetta with an abusive sheriff...Based on the country song of same title by C.W. McCall.
Votes: 16,072 | Gross: $45.00M
7. Yellow Submarine (1968)
G | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The Beatles agree to accompany Captain Fred in his yellow submarine and go to Pepperland to free it from the music-hating Blue Meanies.
Votes: 25,304 | Gross: $0.99M
8. Love Potion No. 9 (1992)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Two scientists who are hopeless with the opposite sex experiment with a substance that makes them irresistible to anyone who hears them speak.
Votes: 13,682 | Gross: $0.75M
9. Born in East L.A. (1987)
R | 85 min | Comedy
When an L.A. born American citizen is mistaken for a Mexican illegal alien and deported to Mexico, he has to do everything he can to get across the border.
Votes: 5,840 | Gross: $17.36M
11. Ode to Billy Joe (1976)
PG | 106 min | Drama
In 1950s Mississippi, teenager Bobbie Lee Hartley navigates her blossoming hormones as she is courted by Billy Joe McAllister, who is headed for tragedy.
12. The Gambler (1980 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 94 min | Western
Brady Hawkes, The Gambler, receives a letter from his son indicating he needs help. This sends Brady to the rescue. Along the way Brady meets up with Billy Montana, a young man who thinks ... See full summary »
13. Purple People Eater (1988)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
A kid plays the old novelty song "Purple People Eater" and the creature actually appears. The two then proceed to help an elderly couple who are being evicted by their greedy landlord.
14. The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (1991 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 240 min | Western
The Gambler Brady Hawkes is back and he's about to lose his primary means of livelihood, when a law banning gambling is about to be passed. But in honor of that there's going to be one last... See full summary »
16. Frosty the Snowman (1969 TV Movie)
TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat.
19. Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life (2010)
Not Rated | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A glimpse at the life of French singer Serge Gainsbourg, from growing up in 1940s Nazi-occupied Paris through his successful song-writing years in the 1960s to his death in 1991 at the age of 62.
Votes: 9,760 | Gross: $0.23M
20. 44 Cats (2018– )
TV-Y7 | 13 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
44 Cats is a preschool comedy series that follows the daily adventures of four cats named Lampo, Milady, Pilou, and Meatball. All of them are part of a music band called 'The Buffycats'.
21. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie (1998)
G | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
It's up to Santa's most famous reindeer to save the day when an evil queen conjures up a storm on Christmas.
Votes: 2,653 | Gross: $0.11M
23. Coward of the County (1981 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
A life-long yellow-belly who made a deathbed promise to his father to be a pacifist seeks bloody revenge on the men who gang raped his wife.
24. Ploning (2008)
106 min | Drama, Romance
Ploning, is a story of one mans search for the enigmatic woman who has deeply wounded him in the past. Having grown up in an illegal Taiwanese fishing vessel, Rodrigo (30 years old) returns... See full synopsis »
27. The Little Drummer Boy (1968 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Drama, Family
An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem.
30. Kenny Rogers as The Gambler: The Adventure Continues (1983 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 195 min | Action, Drama, Western
Brady Hawkes, Billy Montana, and Jeremiah Hawkes are on a train bound for a huge gambling event when the train is taken over by a gang of vicious killers in search of money. As ransom, the ... See full summary »
33. Gambler V: Playing for Keeps (1994 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 182 min | Western
Brady Hawkes has to run to his son's rescue once again in this continuation of the Gambler stories. Jeremiah is now a young man who has become involved with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance ... See full summary »
34. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1948)
TV-G | 8 min | Animation, Short, Family
Santa and his sleigh crash into some trees while attempting to deliver presents on a foggy Christmas Eve. Rudolph is enlisted to lead the sleigh and is hailed as a hero.
36. Big Bad John (1990)
PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Drama, Western
Jimmy Dean's popular song (released in 1961) is translated into a feature length movie about a young couple who elopes to escape the girl's evil stepfather.
37. The Reunion (I) (2012)
TV-PG | 103 min | Comedy
Four young men who were friends in high school reunite several years later to discover that they all have failed professionally and their love lives haven't really gone anywhere. They go on... See full summary »
39. Little Love Song (2019)
123 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Inspired by a hit song by Mongol800, there is a small town in Okinawa where the US occupation forces are stationed and have fenced off their base. A popular high school band is scouted by a... See full summary »
40. Peter and the Wolf (1995 TV Movie)
46 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Animated adaptation of Prokofiev's musical score. Peter awakens to the first day of spring and the beautiful morning turns into an amazing adventure as Peter and his friends - a bird, a cat... See full summary »
41. Brazilian Western (2013)
Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
After doing time in jail for killing the cop who murdered his father, Joao heads for Brasilia where a distant cousin from Argentina helps him get a start as a carpenter's apprentice - as long as he sidelines as a drug dealer.
42. Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July (1979 TV Movie)
TV-G | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The Winterbolt is trying to make North Pole his evil wonderland, and it is up to Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and other icons to stop him.
43. Ode (1999)
48 min | Drama, Romance
"Tallahatchie Bridge": With those two simple words, the powerful images of a lost innocence, a murky river and a mysterious suicide spring to mind. Scorning the demands of her overbearing ... See full summary »
45. Pare Ko (1995)
TV-14 | 119 min | Drama, Romance
Happy-go-lucky group of teenage friends Francis (Mark Anthony Fernandez), Chipper (Jao Mapa), Mackie (Jomari Yllana), Abe (Gio Alvarez), Lester (Victor Neri), and Carol (Nika Valencia) are ... See full summary »
46. Otso-otso pamela-mela wan (2004)
A failed murder plot against the town mayor drives Boy and Amboy crazy, compelling them to leave their town only to be taken straight to the arms of Mrs. Go, who believes them to be her ... See full summary »
47. The Legend of Tom Dooley (1959)
79 min | Drama, Western
Tom Dooley and Country Boy are on the run after killing an enemy soldier not knowing the war is over. The Command refuses to give them some slack for making this tragic but honest mistake and sends a lawman after them.
49. Blue Valley Songbird (1999 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Musical
A popular Nashville performer wants national recognition, but is hampered by her controlling boy friend and manager, and events from her past. Finally, by turning to her guitarist, she ... See full summary »
50. Sir Henry at Rawlinson End (1980)
71 min | Comedy
The very eccentric English peer Sir Henry Rawlinson attempts, with the help of his mad family & servants, to exorcise the ghost of his brother Humbert.