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1. Bright (I) (2017)

TV-MA | 117 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

6.4
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29 Metascore

A detective must work with an Orc to find a powerful wand before evil creatures do.

Director: David Ayer | Stars: Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace, Edgar Ramírez

Votes: 152,681

2. My Name Is Earl (2005–2009)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

7.7
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A ne'er do well wins $100,000 in the lottery and decides to right all the wrongs from his past with his newfound realization.

Stars: Jason Lee, Ethan Suplee, Jaime Pressly, Nadine Velazquez

Votes: 92,113

3. Wayne's World (1992)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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57 Metascore

Two slacker friends try to promote their public-access cable show.

Director: Penelope Spheeris | Stars: Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Rob Lowe, Tia Carrere

Votes: 135,338 | Gross: $121.70M

4. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Music

7.9
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92 Metascore

Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DiBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Rob Reiner, Michael McKean, Christopher Guest, Kimberly Stringer

Votes: 122,044 | Gross: $0.19M

5. Gummo (1997)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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19 Metascore

Lonely residents of a tornado-stricken Ohio town wander the deserted landscape trying to fulfill their boring, nihilistic lives.

Director: Harmony Korine | Stars: Nick Sutton, Jacob Sewell, Lara Tosh, Jacob Reynolds

Votes: 29,780 | Gross: $0.02M

6. Little Nicky (2000)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.3
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38 Metascore

After two of the devil's three sons escape Hell to wreak havoc on Earth, the devil must send his third son, the mild-mannered Nicky, to bring them back before it's too late.

Director: Steven Brill | Stars: Adam Sandler, Patricia Arquette, Harvey Keitel, Rhys Ifans

Votes: 92,980 | Gross: $39.46M

7. Wild at Heart (1990)

R | 125 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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52 Metascore

Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe, J.E. Freeman

Votes: 76,218 | Gross: $14.56M

8. Clerks II (2006)

R | 97 min | Comedy

7.3
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65 Metascore

A calamity at Dante and Randal's shops sends them looking for new horizons - but they ultimately settle at the fast food empire Mooby's.

Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Rosario Dawson, Jason Mewes

Votes: 125,702 | Gross: $24.14M

9. Heavy Metal (1981)

R | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

6.7
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51 Metascore

A glowing green orb - which embodies ultimate evil - terrorizes a young girl with an anthology of bizarre and fantastic stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.

Directors: Gerald Potterton, John Bruno, John Halas, Julian Harris, Jimmy T. Murakami, Barrie Nelson, Paul Sabella, Jack Stokes, Pino Van Lamsweerde, Harold Whitaker | Stars: Richard Romanus, John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Don Francks

Votes: 28,916

10. Devil's Knot (2013)

Not Rated | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.1
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42 Metascore

The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a Satanic ritual.

Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon, Alessandro Nivola, James Hamrick

Votes: 19,035

11. Rock Star (2001)

R | 105 min | Drama, Music

6.3
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54 Metascore

Lead singer of a tribute band becomes lead singer of the real band he idolizes.

Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Jennifer Aniston, Dominic West, Jason Bonham

Votes: 39,238 | Gross: $17.01M

12. The Rocker (2008)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Music

6.2
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53 Metascore

In the 1980s, a drummer is abandoned by his band just before they become rock superstars. Twenty years later, the drummer sees his second chance at stardom arise when he is asked to perform with his teenage nephew's high school rock band.

Director: Peter Cattaneo | Stars: Rainn Wilson, Josh Gad, Christina Applegate, Teddy Geiger

Votes: 35,631 | Gross: $6.41M

13. Trick or Treat (1986)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Horror, Music

5.8
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57 Metascore

A bullied teenage boy is devastated after the death of his heavy metal idol, Sammi Curr. But as Hallowe'en night approaches, he discovers that he may be the only one who can stop Sammi from making a Satanic comeback from beyond the grave.

Director: Charles Martin Smith | Stars: Marc Price, Tony Fields, Lisa Orgolini, Doug Savant

Votes: 5,398 | Gross: $6.80M

14. Shoot 'Em Up (2007)

R | 86 min | Action

6.7
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49 Metascore

A man named Mr. Smith delivers a woman's baby during a shootout, and is then called upon to protect the newborn from the army of gunmen.

Director: Michael Davis | Stars: Clive Owen, Monica Bellucci, Paul Giamatti, Stephen McHattie

Votes: 140,641 | Gross: $12.81M

15. Detroit Rock City (1999)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Music

6.9
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33 Metascore

In 1978, four rebellious teenagers try to scam their way into a KISS concert.

Director: Adam Rifkin | Stars: Edward Furlong, Giuseppe Andrews, James DeBello, Sam Huntington

Votes: 33,855 | Gross: $4.22M

16. Airheads (1994)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

6.1
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46 Metascore

Three band members hoping for a big break head to a radio station to play their demo tape and wind up holding everyone hostage with plastic guns when the head D.J. refuses to play them.

Director: Michael Lehmann | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi, Adam Sandler, Chris Farley

Votes: 43,632 | Gross: $5.37M

17. Private Parts (1997)

R | 109 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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67 Metascore

The autobiographical story of Howard Stern, the radio rebel who is now also a TV personality, an author and a movie star.

Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Howard Stern, Mary McCormack, Robin Quivers, Fred Norris

Votes: 32,523 | Gross: $41.20M

18. SLC Punk! (1998)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.5
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50 Metascore

In the early 1980s Stevo and Heroin Bob are the only two dedicated punks in conservative Salt Lake City.

Director: James Merendino | Stars: Matthew Lillard, Michael A. Goorjian, Annabeth Gish, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 24,701 | Gross: $0.30M

19. Beavis and Butt-Head (1993–2011)

TV-14 | 15 min | Animation, Comedy, Music

7.5
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Animated MTV series about two teenage heavy-metal music fans who occasionally do idiotic things because they're bored. For them, everything is "cool" or "sucks."

Stars: Mike Judge, Dale Revo, Kristofor Brown, Tracy Grandstaff

Votes: 25,896

20. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

9.2
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After being released from jail, Tommy Vercetti left Liberty City for Vice City, a city overrun by the mob. Now, Tommy is out to make Vice City his home.

Stars: Ray Liotta, William Fichtner, Tom Sizemore, Dennis Hopper

Votes: 20,843

21. Heavy Trip (2018)

92 min | Comedy, Music

7.1
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72 Metascore

Turo (25) is trying to overcome his fears by leading the most unknown heavy metal band in Finland, Impaled Rektum, to the hottest metal festival of Norway. The journey includes heavy metal,... See full summary »

Directors: Juuso Laatio, Jukka Vidgren | Stars: Johannes Holopainen, Samuli Jaskio, Antti Heikkinen, Max Ovaska

Votes: 4,910 | Gross: $0.01M

22. Persepolis (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

8.0
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90 Metascore

A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution.

Directors: Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi | Stars: Chiara Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Gena Rowlands, Danielle Darrieux

Votes: 83,208 | Gross: $4.45M

23. The Devil's Candy (2015)

Not Rated | 79 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.4
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72 Metascore

A struggling painter is possessed by satanic forces after he and his young family move into their dream home in rural Texas, in this creepy haunted-house tale.

Director: Sean Byrne | Stars: Ethan Embry, Shiri Appleby, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Kiara Glasco

Votes: 14,871

24. Deathgasm (2015)

Not Rated | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

6.3
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65 Metascore

Two teenage boys unwittingly summon an ancient evil entity known as The Blind One by delving into black magic while trying to escape their mundane lives.

Director: Jason Lei Howden | Stars: Milo Cawthorne, James Joshua Blake, Kimberley Crossman, Sam Berkley

Votes: 14,346

25. Hesher (2010)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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45 Metascore

A young boy has lost his mother and is losing touch with his father and the world around him. Then he meets Hesher who manages to make his life even more chaotic.

Director: Spencer Susser | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Devin Brochu, Natalie Portman, Rainn Wilson

Votes: 48,968 | Gross: $0.38M

26. Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)

PG-13 | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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64 Metascore

The dim-witted teen duo of Beavis and Butt-Head travel across America in search of their stolen television set.

Directors: Mike Judge, Mike de Seve, Brian Mulroney, Yvette Kaplan | Stars: Mike Judge, Bruce Willis, Demi Moore, Cloris Leachman

Votes: 48,961 | Gross: $63.07M

27. Metalocalypse (2006–2013)

TV-MA | 11 min | Animation, Comedy, Music

8.2
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The epic and over-the-top adventures of Dethklok, the world's most successful death metal band.

Stars: Brendon Small, Tommy Blacha, Mark Hamill, Victor Brandt

Votes: 14,669

28. Metallica Through the Never (2013)

R | 93 min | Music

7.2
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61 Metascore

Trip, a young roadie for Metallica, is sent on an urgent mission during the band's show. But what seems like a simple assignment turns into a surreal adventure.

Director: Nimród Antal | Stars: Dane DeHaan, James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett

Votes: 15,846 | Gross: $3.42M

29. Wetlands (2013)

Not Rated | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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77 Metascore

The adventures of an eccentric girl who has strange attitudes towards hygiene and sexuality longs for the reunion of her divorced parents.

Director: David Wnendt | Stars: Carla Juri, Christoph Letkowski, Marlen Kruse, Meret Becker

Votes: 10,444 | Gross: $0.06M

30. Patti Cake$ (2017)

R | 109 min | Drama, Music

6.8
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67 Metascore

PATTI CAKE$ is centered on aspiring rapper Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, who is fighting an unlikely quest for glory in her downtrodden hometown in New Jersey.

Director: Geremy Jasper | Stars: Sahr Ngaujah, Danielle Macdonald, Bridget Everett, Mamoudou Athie

Votes: 8,821 | Gross: $0.80M

31. Strangeland (1998)

R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller

5.1
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A detective pursues a sadist specializing in body modification rituals who lures teenagers through the internet.

Director: John Pieplow | Stars: Kevin Gage, Elizabeth Peña, Dee Snider, Brett Harrelson

Votes: 6,315 | Gross: $0.63M

32. The Day of the Beast (1995)

R | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.4
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Bent on committing as many sins as possible to avert the birth of the beast, a Catholic priest teams up with a Black Metal aficionado and an Italian connoisseur of the occult. Now, he must become an unrelenting sinner. Is there still hope?

Director: Álex de la Iglesia | Stars: Álex Angulo, Armando De Razza, Santiago Segura, Terele Pávez

Votes: 15,993 | Gross: $0.02M

33. Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park (1978 TV Movie)

PG | 96 min | Fantasy, Horror, Music

4.8
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KISS, a rock band made up of superheroes, battles an evil inventor who has plans for destruction at a California amusement park.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Peter Criss, Ace Frehley, Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley

Votes: 2,647

34. Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2010–2012)

TV-MA | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.1
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A stoner metalhead named Todd Smith, his crushee Jenny, his best friend Curtis, and the geeky Hannah, search their high school for a mayhem-causing Satanic spell book, while being opposed by Atticus, the evil guidance councillor.

Stars: Alex House, Maggie Castle, Bill Turnbull, Melanie Leishman

Votes: 3,301

35. The Stöned Age (1994)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Music

6.3
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Joe and Hubbs are a pair of rockers who are on a quest for 'chicks'. This is the tale of their adventures over one night.

Director: James Melkonian | Stars: Michael Kopelow, Bradford Tatum, China Kantner, Renee Allman

Votes: 4,191

36. Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004)

Not Rated | 141 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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74 Metascore

A documentary crew followed Metallica for the better part of 2001-2003, a time of tension and release for the rock band, as they recorded their album St. Anger, fought bitterly, and sought the counsel of their on-call shrink.

Directors: Joe Berlinger, Bruce Sinofsky | Stars: James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich, Robert Trujillo

Votes: 16,514 | Gross: $1.22M

37. Black Roses (1988)

R | 90 min | Horror, Music

5.0
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Demons hypnotize the general public by posing as a rock and roll band.

Director: John Fasano | Stars: John Martin, Ken Swofford, Sal Viviano, Julie Adams

Votes: 1,216

38. The Dungeonmaster (1984)

PG-13 | 73 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.4
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A demonic wizard challenges a modern-day computer programmer to a battle of technology vs. sorcery, with the programmer's girlfriend as the prize.

Directors: David Allen, Charles Band, John Carl Buechler, Steven Ford, Peter Manoogian, Ted Nicolaou, Rosemarie Turko | Stars: Jeffrey Byron, Richard Moll, Leslie Wing, Gina Calabrese

Votes: 1,685

39. Metalhead (2013)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

7.1
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79 Metascore

A girl is caught between the life that took her brother and her own inability to strike out on her own. In her grief, she finds solace in the dark music of Black Metal and dreams of becoming a rock star.

Director: Ragnar Bragason | Stars: Thora Bjorg Helga, Ingvar Sigurdsson, Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson

Votes: 5,434

40. Jesus Camp (2006)

PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary

7.4
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62 Metascore

A documentary on kids who attend a summer camp hoping to become the next Billy Graham.

Directors: Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady | Stars: Mike Papantonio, Lou Engle, Becky Fischer, Ted Haggard

Votes: 25,471 | Gross: $0.90M

41. Zombie 3 (1988)

R | 84 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.9
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When a terrorist's body, infected with a stolen chemical, is cremated by the US military, a virus is unintentionally released into the atmosphere over a small island.

Directors: Lucio Fulci, Claudio Fragasso, Bruno Mattei | Stars: Deran Sarafian, Beatrice Ring, Ottaviano Dell'Acqua, Massimo Vanni

Votes: 4,080

42. Color Me Kubrick (2005)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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57 Metascore

The true story of a man who posed as director Stanley Kubrick during the production of Kubrick's last film, Eyes Wide Shut (1999), despite knowing very little about his work and looking nothing like him.

Director: Brian W. Cook | Stars: John Malkovich, Jim Davidson, Richard E. Grant, Tom Allen

Votes: 6,096 | Gross: $0.07M

43. Fubar (2002)

R | 76 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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Headbangers Terry and Dean explore the depths of friendship, and the art and science of drinking beer like a man.

Director: Michael Dowse | Stars: Paul Spence, David Lawrence, Gordon Skilling, Andrew Sparacino

Votes: 3,868

44. Until the Light Takes Us (2008)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Music

7.1
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54 Metascore

Interviews and news footage explore the rise of black metal music in Norway in the 1990s, including artists who were involved in suicide, murder and arson.

Directors: Aaron Aites, Audrey Ewell | Stars: Fenriz, Varg Vikernes, Euronymous, Hellhammer

Votes: 5,054 | Gross: $0.12M

45. Anvil: The Story of Anvil (2008)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.9
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82 Metascore

Since 1978, Anvil has become one of heavy metal's most influential yet commercially unsuccessful acts. In 2006, after a fledging European tour Anvil sets out to record their thirteenth album and continue to follow their dreams.

Director: Sacha Gervasi | Stars: Robb Reiner, Steve 'Lips' Kudlow, Tiziana Arrigoni, Scott Ian

Votes: 15,123 | Gross: $0.67M

46. Zombieland Saga (2018– )

23 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

6.9
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A young singer dies and becomes a zombie. She is put in a musical group with other zombie singer girls as part of a campaign to save the world.

Stars: Bryn Apprill, Dawn Michelle Bennett, Ricco Fajardo, Caitlin Glass

Votes: 500

47. The Zombie Horror Picture Show (2014)

Unrated | 81 min | Documentary, Music

5.6
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The Zombie Horror Picture Show is the first concert film by metal artist Rob Zombie, released May 19, 2014 on DVD and Blu-ray. Track list . Teenage Nosferatu Pussy . Superbeast . Super ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Zombie | Stars: Ginger Fish, John 5, Rob Zombie

Votes: 339

48. Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare (1987)

R | 83 min | Horror, Music

4.1
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At a farmhouse in the middle of nowhere, a hopeful hair-metal band seeking inspiration to record their upcoming new LP will soon find themselves in a furious confrontation against the Prince of Darkness himself.

Director: John Fasano | Stars: Jon Mikl Thor, Jillian Peri, Frank Dietz, David Lane

Votes: 1,351

49. One Last Thing... (2005)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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44 Metascore

A young man with a terminal illness makes an unconventional request on local television.

Director: Alex Steyermark | Stars: Michael Angarano, Sunny Mabrey, Cynthia Nixon, Matt Bush

Votes: 3,878 | Gross: $0.01M

50. Tenacious D (1997–2000)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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Tenacious D is a two-piece musical act, and this HBO series documents their many struggles as friends, and as a band of two very absurd individuals.

Stars: Jack Black, Kyle Gass, Tenacious D, Paul F. Tompkins

Votes: 3,038



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