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1. Atypical (2017– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Sam, an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, decides it's time to find a girlfriend, a journey that sets Sam's mom on her own life-changing path as her son seeks more independence.

Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Keir Gilchrist, Brigette Lundy-Paine, Michael Rapaport

Votes: 43,520

2. Mother (2009)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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79 Metascore

A mother desperately searches for the killer who framed her son for a girl's horrific murder.

Director: Bong Joon Ho | Stars: Hye-ja Kim, Won Bin, Goo Jin, Je-mun Yun

Votes: 40,008 | Gross: $0.55M

3. Tuck Everlasting (2002)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

6.6
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66 Metascore

A young woman meets and falls in love with a young man who is part of a family of immortals.

Director: Jay Russell | Stars: Alexis Bledel, Jonathan Jackson, Sissy Spacek, William Hurt

Votes: 20,227 | Gross: $19.16M

4. Sinister 2 (2015)

R | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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32 Metascore

A young mother and her twin sons move into a rural house that's marked for death.

Director: Ciarán Foy | Stars: James Ransone, Shannyn Sossamon, Robert Daniel Sloan, Dartanian Sloan

Votes: 43,978 | Gross: $27.74M

5. Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982)

R | 95 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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47 Metascore

A confined but troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Bob Geldof, Christine Hargreaves, James Laurenson, Eleanor David

Votes: 71,883 | Gross: $22.24M

6. Everything, Everything (2017)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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52 Metascore

A teenager who's spent her whole life confined to her home falls for the boy next door.

Director: Stella Meghie | Stars: Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson, Anika Noni Rose, Ana de la Reguera

Votes: 28,804 | Gross: $34.00M

7. South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999)

R | 81 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

7.7
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73 Metascore

When Cartman and his friends go see an R rated movie, they start cursing and their parents think that Canada is to blame.

Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman, Isaac Hayes

Votes: 185,080 | Gross: $52.01M

8. Submarine (2010)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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76 Metascore

15-year-old Oliver Tate has two objectives: To lose his virginity before his next birthday, and to extinguish the flame between his mother and an ex-lover who has resurfaced in her life.

Director: Richard Ayoade | Stars: Craig Roberts, Sally Hawkins, Paddy Considine, Noah Taylor

Votes: 81,130 | Gross: $0.47M

9. Men, Women & Children (2014)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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38 Metascore

A group of high school teenagers and their parents attempt to navigate the many ways the Internet has changed their relationships, their communications, their self-images, and their love lives.

Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: Kaitlyn Dever, Rosemarie DeWitt, Ansel Elgort, Jennifer Garner

Votes: 28,643 | Gross: $0.46M

10. Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves! (1997 Video)

PG | 74 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.9
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Mischief device, created by Wayne Szalinski, mess up again - this time not the children have shrunk, but the adults themselves.

Director: Dean Cundey | Stars: Rick Moranis, Eve Gordon, Bug Hall, Robin Bartlett

Votes: 11,976

11. Excision (2012)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

6.1
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A disturbed and delusional high school student with aspirations of a career in medicine goes to extremes to earn the approval of her controlling mother.

Director: Richard Bates Jr. | Stars: AnnaLynne McCord, Roger Bart, Ariel Winter, Traci Lords

Votes: 19,406

12. Reign Over Me (2007)

R | 124 min | Drama

7.4
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61 Metascore

A man who lost his family in the September 11 attack on New York City runs into his old college roommate. Rekindling the friendship is the one thing that appears able to help the man recover from his grief.

Director: Mike Binder | Stars: Adam Sandler, Don Cheadle, Jada Pinkett Smith, Liv Tyler

Votes: 90,652 | Gross: $19.66M

13. Rules Don't Apply (2016)

PG-13 | 127 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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60 Metascore

The unconventional love story of an aspiring actress, her ambitious driver, and their eccentric boss, the legendary billionaire Howard Hughes.

Director: Warren Beatty | Stars: Lily Collins, Haley Bennett, Taissa Farmiga, Steve Tom

Votes: 8,261 | Gross: $3.65M

14. Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992)

PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Family

4.3
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A tough police sergeant's overbearing mother comes to visit him and begins to meddle in his life and career.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Estelle Getty, JoBeth Williams, Roger Rees

Votes: 36,571 | Gross: $28.41M

15. The Other Sister (1999)

PG-13 | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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28 Metascore

A mentally challenged young woman seeks independence by obtaining her own apartment and attending college while her family plans her sister's wedding.

Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Juliette Lewis, Diane Keaton, Giovanni Ribisi, Tom Skerritt

Votes: 11,478 | Gross: $27.80M

16. Mother's Day (I) (2010)

R | 112 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.3
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34 Metascore

The sadistic members of a villainous family return to their childhood home to terrorize the new home owners and their guests.

Director: Darren Lynn Bousman | Stars: Rebecca De Mornay, Jaime King, Shawn Ashmore, Briana Evigan

Votes: 15,228

17. The Way He Looks (2014)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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71 Metascore

Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life, the relationship with his best friend, Giovana, and the way he sees the world change completely with the arrival of Gabriel.

Director: Daniel Ribeiro | Stars: Ghilherme Lobo, Fabio Audi, Tess Amorim, Lúcia Romano

Votes: 20,822 | Gross: $0.10M

18. Elvis (2005)

173 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.3
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A chronicle of the life of Elvis Presley, from his humble beginnings to his rise to international stardom.

Stars: Antonia Bernath, Jack Noseworthy, Robert Patrick, Camryn Manheim

Votes: 3,430

19. The Guilt Trip (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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50 Metascore

As inventor Andy Brewster is about to embark on the road trip of a lifetime, a quick stop at his mom's house turns into an unexpected cross-country voyage with her along for the ride.

Director: Anne Fletcher | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Seth Rogen, Julene Renee, Zabryna Guevara

Votes: 34,130 | Gross: $37.13M

20. The Monitor (2011)

R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

5.7
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After a baby monitor picks up another channel, Anna begins reliving the nightmare she'd recently escaped.

Director: Pål Sletaune | Stars: Noomi Rapace, Kristoffer Joner, Vetle Qvenild Werring, Stig R. Amdam

Votes: 5,237

21. Butterflies Are Free (1972)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.2
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A blind man moves into his own apartment against the wishes of his overprotective mother and befriends the freethinking young woman next door.

Director: Milton Katselas | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Edward Albert, Eileen Heckart, Paul Michael Glaser

Votes: 4,296

22. Riley's First Date? (2015 Video)

G | 5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.5
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Riley, now 12, who is hanging out with her parents at home when potential trouble comes knocking. Mom's and Dad's Emotions find themselves forced to deal with Riley going on her first date.

Director: Josh Cooley | Stars: Pete Docter, Ben Cox, Kyle MacLachlan, Diane Lane

Votes: 5,194

23. Angelica (2015)

95 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.9
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56 Metascore

A couple living in Victorian London endure an unusual series of psychological and supernatural happenings following the birth of their child.

Director: Mitchell Lichtenstein | Stars: Jena Malone, Janet McTeer, Ed Stoppard, Tovah Feldshuh

Votes: 385

24. Black Journal (1977)

115 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Lea, a mature Neapolitan woman who runs a box office in the Lotto in a northern city, has had thirteen children, but all but one have died from abortion or after a few months of life. The ... See full summary »

Director: Mauro Bolognini | Stars: Shelley Winters, Max von Sydow, Renato Pozzetto, Alberto Lionello

Votes: 305

25. Home from the Hill (1960)

Not Rated | 150 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Dramatic story of the influential Hunnicutt family set in Texas during the late 1950s.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Eleanor Parker, George Peppard, George Hamilton

Votes: 2,689 | Gross: $2.18M

26. Mater (I) (2017)

80 min | Drama

4.5
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Mater is a film about the struggle between love and law; about social differences and distances that these generate. And about love, that crosses all, allows all: both good and evil.

Director: Pablo D'Alo Abba | Stars: Inda Lavalle, Tamara Kiper, Lautaro Perotti, Miriam Odorico

Votes: 134

27. Lisa (1990)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.0
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14-year-old Lisa is raised by her unmarried mother Katherine who overprotects her by forbidding her to date until she's 16. In despair, Lisa and schoolmate Wendy make up a game that ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Sherman | Stars: Staci Keanan, Cheryl Ladd, D.W. Moffett, Tanya Fenmore

Votes: 1,273 | Gross: $4.35M

28. Driving Lessons (2006)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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56 Metascore

A coming of age story about a shy teenage boy trying to escape from the influence of his domineering mother. His world changes when he begins to work for a retired actress.

Director: Jeremy Brock | Stars: Rupert Grint, Laura Linney, Julie Walters, Fay Cohen

Votes: 10,363 | Gross: $0.24M

29. The Silence (2010)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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An eighteen-year-old struggling to integrate into a hearing world following cochlear implantation witnesses the murder of a police officer. The subsequent investigation unravels a net of police corruption.

Stars: Genevieve Barr, Douglas Henshall, Dervla Kirwan, Harry Ferrier

Votes: 446

30. Lymelife (2008)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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64 Metascore

A family unit begins to bow under the pressure of a failing marriage.

Director: Derick Martini | Stars: Rory Culkin, Alec Baldwin, Jill Hennessy, Emma Roberts

Votes: 13,486 | Gross: $0.43M

31. Family Life (1971)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

7.7
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A teenage girl suffers a nervous breakdown.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Sandy Ratcliff, Bill Dean, Grace Cave, Malcolm Tierney

Votes: 1,336

32. Nice Girls Don't Explode (1987)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

5.7
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April has a problem. Whenever she gets anything like passionate with a guy all sorts of things seem to spontaneously combust. The only men she meets more then once are firefighters. ... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Martinez | Stars: Barbara Harris, Michelle Meyrink, William O'Leary, Wallace Shawn

Votes: 382

33. The Truth About Jane (2000 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A high-school girl's first sexual experience is with another girl, and, along with her first broken heart, she must deal with her mother's reaction to her revelation that she is a lesbian and with ostracism at school.

Director: Lee Rose | Stars: Stockard Channing, Ellen Muth, Kelly Rowan, Jenny O'Hara

Votes: 2,223

34. Six Ways to Sunday (1997)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.3
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Eighteen-year-old mothers' son Harry (he lives with his overprotective mother Kate) shows his cruel side at one occasion and is hired as hitman/enforcer by the Jewish mob.

Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: Norman Reedus, Debbie Harry, Adrien Brody, Paul D'Amato

Votes: 1,326 | Gross: $0.05M

35. The Fury (2016)

116 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Sharp-tongued and imposing Tiny suffers from mysophobia. Her nephew Albert loves her and once he's grown up he confronts her after which all the family secrets finally come to light.

Director: André van Duren | Stars: Hannah Hoekstra, Benja Bruijning, Anneke Blok, Gijs Scholten van Aschat

Votes: 884

36. Warm Springs (2005 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 121 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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The stirring true story of Franklin D. Roosevelt's battle with polio in 1921.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Cynthia Nixon, David Paymer, Tim Blake Nelson

Votes: 2,502

37. Stalked by a Reality Star (2018 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 90 min | Thriller

5.1
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A teenage girl lies about her age to get into a Hollywood party and meets a handsome reality TV star - but when she finds out he is a creep and rejects him, he becomes obsessed and starts ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Malenfant | Stars: Cynthia Preston, Emily Bader, Robert Scott Wilson, Jordan Doww

Votes: 251

38. Floating Skyscrapers (2013)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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The story of a young man discovering his homosexuality, while his girlfriend tries to cling onto him.

Director: Tomasz Wasilewski | Stars: Mateusz Banasiuk, Marta Nieradkiewicz, Bartosz Gelner, Katarzyna Herman

Votes: 2,582

39. Bakgat! (2008)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy

6.3
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Wimpie Koekemoer - the biggest geek in school. He is constantly embarrassed by his conservative mother and his strange father, especially in front of girls. Wimpie dreams of being popular. ... See full summary »

Director: Henk Pretorius | Stars: Ivan Botha, Cherie van der Merwe, Altus Theart, Andrew Thompson

Votes: 265

40. Rock Haven (2007)

Not Rated | 78 min | Drama, Romance

5.4
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Brady (Sean Hoagland), who will shortly be going away to college, is a shy, introspective 18 year old, who moves to the coastal seaside town of Rock Haven with his overprotective, widowed ... See full summary »

Director: David Lewis | Stars: Sean Hoagland, Owen Alabado, Laura Jane Coles, Katheryn Hecht

Votes: 1,495

41. Taken Back: Finding Haley (2012 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 85 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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Unable to get over the abduction of her daughter, a mother is convinced she has finally found her, but is she simply a mother obsessed?

Director: Mark Jean | Stars: Moira Kelly, Amanda Tapping, Kacey Rohl, David Cubitt

Votes: 685

42. The Man in the Attic (1995 TV Movie)

R | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.8
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Based on a true story. An older woman hides her younger lover in the attic of her house for years without her husband suspecting.

Director: Graeme Campbell | Stars: Anne Archer, Len Cariou, Neil Patrick Harris, Alex Carter

Votes: 221

43. Voyeur (I) (1986)

100 min | Comedy

7.5
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A well-to-do, shut-in thirty-something faces city life, family secrets and his own quirks when he is finally thrown out by his parents.

Director: Alex van Warmerdam | Stars: Alex van Warmerdam, Henri Garcin, Olga Zuiderhoek, Annet Malherbe

Votes: 2,041

44. Hollyrock-a-Bye Baby (1993 TV Movie)

90 min | Animation, Family

6.7
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Taking place after I Yabba-Dabba Do! (1993), the Flintstones and the Rubbles find out their children, Pebbles and Bamm Bamm, are soon-to-become parents.

Director: William Hanna | Stars: Henry Corden, Raquel Welch, Frank Welker, Charlie Brill

Votes: 249

45. Speechless... (2001)

Not Rated | 20 min | Short, Drama

7.0
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A young woman tries to open up to a mute boy to get him to speak.

Directors: John Milton Branton, Danica McKellar | Stars: Danica McKellar, Dorothy Lyman, Jay Michael Ferguson, Dan Lauria

Votes: 42

46. Crystal Heart (1986)

R | 103 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.1
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A 22 year old man who has lived inside a crystal room because of a rare illness, meets an up and coming rock star, and the two fall in love.

Director: Gil Bettman | Stars: Lee Curreri, Tawny Kitaen, Lloyd Bochner, May Heatherly

Votes: 207

47. My Son (2006)

79 min | Drama

6.8
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Tragedy strikes a young boy and his over-protective mother.

Director: Martial Fougeron | Stars: Nathalie Baye, Victor Sévaux, Olivier Gourmet, Marie Kremer

Votes: 711

48. The Weekend Murders (1970)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.2
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A family goes to a British estate to hear the reading of a will and while there they are murdered one by one.

Director: Michele Lupo | Stars: Anna Moffo, Evelyn Stewart, Gastone Moschin, Peter Baldwin

Votes: 294

49. Stigma (1980)

Not Rated | 86 min | Horror, Mystery

5.2
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The death of Sebastian's father engenders in him pathological fears and hallucinations. His death wishes seem to cause horrible accidents, which he is unable to control. When his older ... See full summary »

Director: José Ramón Larraz | Stars: Christian Borromeo, Alexandra Bastedo, Emilio Gutiérrez Caba, Berta Cabré

Votes: 160

50. The Naughty Room (2012)

Not Rated | 73 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Child abuse, drug abuse, adolescent masturbation, self pity, heartache, redemption and how to dispose of a soiled sock if you happen to be locked inside of a bathroom.

Director: Cosmo Jarvis | Stars: David Egan, Cosmo Jarvis, Tom Hannaford, Anita Scrivener

Votes: 233



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