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1. Us (2019)

R | 116 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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81 Metascore

A family's serene beach vacation turns to chaos when their doppelgängers appear and begin to terrorize them.

Director: Jordan Peele | Stars: Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker

Votes: 141,340 | Gross: $175.01M

2. Doctor Who (2005– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.6
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The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer known as the Doctor and their companions from planet Earth.

Stars: Jodie Whittaker, Peter Capaldi, Pearl Mackie, Matt Smith

Votes: 185,586

3. A Star Is Born (2018)

R | 136 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.7
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88 Metascore

A musician helps a young singer find fame as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.

Director: Bradley Cooper | Stars: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott, Greg Grunberg

Votes: 269,497 | Gross: $215.29M

4. Room (I) (2015)

R | 118 min | Drama, Thriller

8.2
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86 Metascore

Held captive for 7 years in an enclosed space, a woman and her young son finally gain their freedom, allowing the boy to experience the outside world for the first time.

Director: Lenny Abrahamson | Stars: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Sean Bridgers, Wendy Crewson

Votes: 323,037 | Gross: $14.68M

5. Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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70 Metascore

As Scott Lang balances being both a Super Hero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds the Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past.

Director: Peyton Reed | Stars: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Peña, Walton Goggins

Votes: 257,222 | Gross: $216.65M

6. Gone with the Wind (1939)

Passed | 238 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.1
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97 Metascore

A manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods.

Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Sam Wood | Stars: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Thomas Mitchell, Barbara O'Neil

Votes: 266,942 | Gross: $198.68M

7. The Babadook (2014)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Horror

6.8
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86 Metascore

A widowed mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.

Director: Jennifer Kent | Stars: Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Daniel Henshall, Hayley McElhinney

Votes: 174,813 | Gross: $0.92M

8. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

PG | 143 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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75 Metascore

Four kids travel through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia and learn of their destiny to free it with the guidance of a mystical lion.

Director: Andrew Adamson | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Georgie Henley, William Moseley, Skandar Keynes

Votes: 343,136 | Gross: $291.71M

9. 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996–2001)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

7.7
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A group of aliens are sent to Earth, disguised as a human family, to experience and report life on the 3rd planet from the sun.

Stars: John Lithgow, Jane Curtin, Kristen Johnston, French Stewart

Votes: 43,794

10. Trolls (2016)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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56 Metascore

After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the curmudgeonly Branch set off on a journey to rescue her friends.

Directors: Mike Mitchell, Walt Dohrn | Stars: Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Votes: 64,159 | Gross: $153.71M

11. Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)

R | 88 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

6.1
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23 Metascore

Hansel & Gretel are bounty hunters who track and kill witches all over the world. As the fabled Blood Moon approaches, the siblings encounter a new form of evil that might hold a secret to their past.

Director: Tommy Wirkola | Stars: Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Peter Stormare, Famke Janssen

Votes: 185,019 | Gross: $55.70M

12. The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy

5.1
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33 Metascore

Cousins Bo, Luke, and Daisy Duke, and their uncle Jesse, egg on the authorities of Hazzard County, Boss Hogg and Sheriff Coltrane.

Director: Jay Chandrasekhar | Stars: Seann William Scott, Johnny Knoxville, Jessica Simpson, Alice Greczyn

Votes: 72,840 | Gross: $80.27M

13. Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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79 Metascore

A depressed musician reunites with his lover. Though their romance, which has already endured several centuries, is disrupted by the arrival of her uncontrollable younger sister.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, John Hurt

Votes: 82,080 | Gross: $1.88M

14. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.3
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53 Metascore

Lucy and Edmund Pevensie return to Narnia with their cousin Eustace where they meet up with Prince Caspian for a trip across the sea aboard the royal ship The Dawn Treader. Along the way they encounter dragons, dwarves, merfolk, and a band of lost warriors before reaching the edge of the world.

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Ben Barnes, Skandar Keynes, Georgie Henley, Will Poulter

Votes: 131,162 | Gross: $104.39M

15. The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)

PG | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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62 Metascore

Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.

Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Freddie Highmore, Sarah Bolger, David Strathairn, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 82,292 | Gross: $71.20M

16. American Gothic (2016)

40 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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The members of a prominent Boston family suspect that one of their own is working with an infamous serial killer.

Stars: Juliet Rylance, Antony Starr, Justin Chatwin, Megan Ketch

Votes: 3,939

17. The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)

PG | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.5
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62 Metascore

The Pevensie siblings return to Narnia, where they are enlisted to once again help ward off an evil king and restore the rightful heir to the land's throne, Prince Caspian.

Director: Andrew Adamson | Stars: Ben Barnes, Skandar Keynes, Georgie Henley, William Moseley

Votes: 181,206 | Gross: $141.62M

18. The BFG (2016)

PG | 117 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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66 Metascore

An orphan little girl befriends a benevolent giant who takes her to Giant Country, where they attempt to stop the man-eating giants that are invading the human world.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton, Jemaine Clement

Votes: 70,213 | Gross: $55.48M

19. The Vault (2017)

Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

4.8
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50 Metascore

Two estranged sisters are forced to rob a bank in order to save their brother. But this is no ordinary bank.

Director: Dan Bush | Stars: James Franco, Scott Haze, Taryn Manning, Francesca Eastwood

Votes: 10,643 | Gross: $0.01M

20. The Young Victoria (2009)

PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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64 Metascore

A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria's rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert.

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée | Stars: Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, Paul Bettany, Miranda Richardson

Votes: 54,417 | Gross: $11.00M

21. The Lodgers (2017)

R | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

5.1
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52 Metascore

1920, rural Ireland. Anglo Irish twins Rachel and Edward share a strange existence in their crumbling family estate. Each night, the property becomes the domain of a sinister presence (The ... See full summary »

Director: Brian O'Malley | Stars: Charlotte Vega, Bill Milner, Eugene Simon, David Bradley

Votes: 6,755

22. Benny & Joon (1993)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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57 Metascore

A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.

Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik | Stars: Johnny Depp, Mary Stuart Masterson, Aidan Quinn, Julianne Moore

Votes: 52,022 | Gross: $23.20M

23. Hotel for Dogs (2009)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Family

5.4
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51 Metascore

Two kids secretly take in stray dogs at a vacant hotel.

Director: Thor Freudenthal | Stars: Emma Roberts, Jake T. Austin, Lisa Kudrow, Don Cheadle

Votes: 20,055 | Gross: $73.03M

24. Song of the Sea (2014)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.1
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85 Metascore

Ben, a young Irish boy, and his little sister Saoirse, a girl who can turn into a seal, go on an adventure to free the fairies and save the spirit world.

Director: Tomm Moore | Stars: David Rawle, Brendan Gleeson, Lisa Hannigan, Fionnula Flanagan

Votes: 44,940 | Gross: $0.86M

25. The Amazing Race (2001– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Family, Game-Show

7.6
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Multiple teams race around the globe for $1,000,000 to 'amazing' locations.

Stars: Phil Keoghan, Joyce Agu, Uchenna Agu, Jet McCoy

Votes: 12,865

26. Masha and the Bear (2007– )

TV-Y | 7 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.7
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A retired circus bear settles into the woods and prepares for a quiet new life surrounded by peace and tranquility until he is introduced to an adventurous little girl named Masha.

Stars: Boris Kutnevich, Alina Kukushkina, Kaitlyn McCormick, Varvara Sarantseva

Votes: 2,112

27. The Doom Generation (1995)

R | 83 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.1
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48 Metascore

Jordan White and Amy Blue, two troubled teens, pick up an adolescent drifter, Xavier Red. Together, the threesome embark on a sex and violence-filled journey through an America of psychos and quickiemarts.

Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: James Duval, Rose McGowan, Johnathon Schaech, Cress Williams

Votes: 13,108 | Gross: $0.26M

28. Ouran High School Host Club (2006)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance

8.2
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At the ultra prestigious Ouran High School, Haruhi Fujioka looks for a quiet place to read and walks into an unused music room, and accidentally stumbles across the notorious Ouran High ... See full summary »

Stars: Maaya Sakamoto, Mamoru Miyano, Masaya Matsukaze, Ken'ichi Suzumura

Votes: 7,091

29. Sapphire & Steel (1979–1982)

30 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.0
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A special force of interdimensional operatives protect the universe from evil forces trying to gain a foothold by disrupting the timeline. The strange energy beings are assigned to cases, ... See full summary »

Stars: David McCallum, Joanna Lumley, David Collings, Gerald James

Votes: 1,173

30. Team Umizoomi (2010–2015)

TV-Y | 24 min | Animation, Family

5.9
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Umifriend, Team Umizoomi needs your help! Build a super fast speedboat with shapes. Use pattern power to make chocolate and strawberry milk. Fix a broken subway train and so much more with these tiny super heroes!

Stars: Donovan Patton, P.T. Walkley, Ethan Kempner, Madeleine Yen

Votes: 580

31. Tim (1979)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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A somewhat mentally handicapped 20-year-old man works as a laborer, but everyone abuses his naiveté. A nice 40-year-old American woman hires him one day and they become close. However, the town and his family see her as predatory.

Director: Michael Pate | Stars: Piper Laurie, Mel Gibson, Alwyn Kurts, Pat Evison

Votes: 2,923

32. Sonic Underground (1999–2000)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.1
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Sonic and his royal siblings seek to find their mother and defeat the tyrant, Robotnik.

Stars: Maurice LaMarche, Garry Chalk, Gail Webster, Peter Wilds

Votes: 2,395

33. The Chipmunk Adventure (1987)

G | 77 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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The Chipmunks compete with the Chipettes in a round the world race.

Director: Janice Karman | Stars: Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Dody Goodman, Susan Tyrrell

Votes: 4,829 | Gross: $6.80M

34. Puffin Rock (2015– )

TV-Y | 7 min | Animation, Comedy

8.6
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Puffin Rock follows the adventures of Oona, her little brother Baba, and their family and friends on a gorgeous and wild Irish island.

Stars: Kate McCafferty, Chris O'Dowd, Sally McDaid, Geraldine Cole

Votes: 610

35. Mercy (I) (2014)

R | 79 min | Horror, Thriller

5.0
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A single mom and her two boys help take care of their grandmother with mystical powers.

Director: Peter Cornwell | Stars: Frances O'Connor, Shirley Knight, Chandler Riggs, Joel Courtney

Votes: 4,578

36. The Reunion (II) (2011)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Drama

5.2
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26 Metascore

4 half siblings inherit $3,000,000 each from their dad if they work together as family for 2 years. 3 of them go to Mexico as bounty hunters to get a bail-jumper, who's connected to the billionaire kidnapping.

Director: Michael Pavone | Stars: John Cena, Ethan Embry, Amy Smart, Michael Rispoli

Votes: 3,631

37. Bernard and Doris (2006)

TV-14 | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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The story of the twilight years of tobacco billionairess Doris Duke and her relationship with her gay butler, to whom she left her entire fortune.

Director: Bob Balaban | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Ralph Fiennes, Peter Asher, Don Harvey

Votes: 3,423

38. Fittest on Earth: A Decade of Fitness (2017)

TV-PG | 116 min | Documentary

7.2
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The 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games were a grueling five-day, 15-event test to find the fittest man and woman on Earth. "Fittest on Earth: A Decade of Fitness" follows the dramatic story of the ... See full summary »

Directors: Heber Cannon, Mariah Moore, Marston Sawyers, Ian Wittenber | Stars: Justin Bergh, Josh Bridges, Samantha Briggs, Dave Castro

Votes: 1,208

39. Babies (2010)

PG | 79 min | Documentary

7.1
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63 Metascore

A look at one year in the life of four babies from around the world, from Mongolia to Namibia to San Francisco to Tokyo.

Director: Thomas Balmès | Stars: Bayar, Hattie, Mari, Ponijao

Votes: 6,700 | Gross: $7.29M

40. The Cat in the Hat (1971 TV Short)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.4
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Two children left home alone for a short while one afternoon are visited by a very interesting yet troublesome cat wearing a tall striped hat. The cat succeeds in creating a huge mess in ... See full summary »

Director: Hawley Pratt | Stars: Allan Sherman, Daws Butler, Pamelyn Ferdin, Tony Frazier

Votes: 1,436

41. The Boxcar Children (2014)

G | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.7
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Four children set out on a journey to find a new home.

Directors: Daniel Chuba, Mark A.Z. Dippé, Kyungho Jo | Stars: Illeana Douglas, Mackenzie Foy, Zachary Gordon, Joey King

Votes: 415

42. Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure (1977)

G | 84 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.7
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Raggedy Ann and Andy leave their playroom to rescue Babette, a beautiful French doll kidnapped by pirates.

Director: Richard Williams | Stars: Claire Williams, Didi Conn, Mark Baker, Fred Stuthman

Votes: 670

43. Cat Soup (2001)

34 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.7
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A young anthropomorphic cat goes on a psychedelic journey with his sister in order to save her soul.

Director: Tatsuo Satô

Votes: 4,271

44. Clangers (2015– )

10 min | Animation

7.9
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Major Clanger and his family are back for more gentle, life-affirming adventures for the whole family, with the first new episodes of The Clangers for over forty years.

Star: Michael Palin

Votes: 77

45. The Critic (I) (2018)

15 min | Short, Drama

8.3
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A starry-eyed actress with a troubled past faces her harshest critic during an interview gone wrong.

Director: Stella Velon | Stars: Stella Velon, Alan Smyth, Todd Karner

Votes: 16

46. MythQuest (2001– )

49 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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While searching for their missing father, a brother & sister Alex & Cleo Bellows are drawn into the actual myths when entering the Cyber Museum.They encounter Gorgos, a trickster god, who ... See full summary »

Stars: Christopher Jacot, Meredith Henderson, Bill Switzer, Wendy Anderson

Votes: 224

47. Edgar & Ellen (2007–2008)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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Based on a book series by Charles Ogden, lively animated series EDGAR & ELLEN revolves around the titular 12-year-old twins, whose primary mission in life is playing mischievous practical ... See full summary »

Stars: Kathleen Barr, Jillian Michaels, Ashleigh Ball, Richard Newman

Votes: 126

48. The Mill on the Floss (1978– )

240 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.7
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The tragic tale of Maggie Tulliver, the miller's daughter, who defies her embittered brother in standing by the man she loves - shocking the stifling society in which she lives - in an attempt to pursue her blighted dreams.

Stars: Judy Cornwell, Barbara Hicks, Pippa Guard, Christopher Blake

Votes: 128

49. Nate Is Late (2018)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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Every morning, 8-year-olds Nate and Malika leave home 30 minutes early to go to school, and yet every morning they arrive late! That's because every morning, something AMAZING happens on ... See full summary »

Stars: Sarah Aubrey, Jane Ubrien, Keith Scott, André de Vanny

Votes: 10

50. Les grandes Grandes Vacances (2015– )

TV-PG | Animation, Drama, Family

8.9
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A pair of young siblings visit their grandparents in Normandy as WWII breaks out in Europe.

Stars: Benjamin Bollen, Janet James, Clara Quilichini, Johannes Oliver Hamm

Votes: 292



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