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1. Sing (2016)

PG | 108 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.1
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59 Metascore

In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario's attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists find that their lives will never be the same.

Directors: Garth Jennings, Christophe Lourdelet | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson

Votes: 119,471 | Gross: $270.40M

2. America's Got Talent (2006– )

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

5.8
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A weekly talent competition where an array of performers -- from singers and dancers, to comedians and novelty acts -- vie for a $1 million cash prize.

Stars: Howie Mandel, Nick Cannon, Sharon Osbourne, Mel B

Votes: 8,547

3. Dreamgirls (2006)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.5
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76 Metascore

A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Beyoncé, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover

Votes: 65,019 | Gross: $103.37M

4. So You Think You Can Dance (2005– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

6.8
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Dancers skilled in everything from ballroom and ballet to salsa, jive, hip-hop and krumping, all compete to be named the best. Dancers must impress the judges with their moves and rigorous ... See full summary »

Stars: Nigel Lythgoe, Cat Deeley, Mark Thompson, Mary Murphy

Votes: 9,823

5. The Runaways (2010)

R | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.5
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65 Metascore

A coming-of-age biographical film about the 1970s teenage all-girl rock band The Runaways. The relationship between band members Cherie Currie and Joan Jett is also explored.

Director: Floria Sigismondi | Stars: Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Michael Shannon, Stella Maeve

Votes: 44,137 | Gross: $3.57M

6. Tooth Fairy (I) (2010)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.0
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36 Metascore

A bad deed on the part of a tough minor-league hockey player results in an unusual sentence: He must serve one week as a real-life tooth fairy.

Director: Michael Lembeck | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Ashley Judd, Julie Andrews, Stephen Merchant

Votes: 38,684 | Gross: $60.02M

7. Dancing with the Stars (I) (2005– )

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

4.6
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U.S. reality show based on the British series "Strictly Come Dancing," where celebrities partner up with professional dancers and compete against each other in weekly elimination rounds to determine a winner.

Stars: Tom Bergeron, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli, Len Goodman

Votes: 9,004

8. Handsome Devil (2016)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.1
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60 Metascore

Ned and Conor are forced to share a bedroom at their boarding school. The loner and the star athlete at this rugby-mad school form an unlikely friendship until it's tested by the authorities.

Director: John Butler | Stars: Fionn O'Shea, Ardal O'Hanlon, Amy Huberman, Ruairi O'Connor

Votes: 8,367

9. Beyond the Lights (2014)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.9
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73 Metascore

The pressures of fame have superstar singer Noni on the edge, until she meets Kaz, a young cop who works to help her find the courage to develop her own voice and break free to become the artist she was meant to be.

Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood | Stars: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nate Parker, Minnie Driver, Danny Glover

Votes: 14,270 | Gross: $14.62M

10. The Hollywood Knights (1980)

R | 91 min | Comedy

6.4
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Led by their comedic leader, Turk, the Hollywood Knights car club raise hell throughout Beverly Hills on Halloween Night, 1965. Everything from chaotic pranks, drag racing and high school ... See full summary »

Director: Floyd Mutrux | Stars: Tony Danza, Michelle Pfeiffer, Julius Averitt, Steve Ballard

Votes: 3,897 | Gross: $10.00M

11. The Sapphires (2012)

PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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67 Metascore

It's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their all-girl group The Sapphires entertain the US troops in Vietnam.

Director: Wayne Blair | Stars: Chris O'Dowd, Deborah Mailman, Jessica Mauboy, Shari Sebbens

Votes: 12,292 | Gross: $2.45M

12. Soldier's Girl (2003 TV Movie)

R | 112 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.9
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The true story of the price a young soldier paid for falling in love with a transsexual night-club performer.

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Troy Garity, Lee Pace, Andre Braugher, Shawn Hatosy

Votes: 6,029

13. Smile (1975)

PG | 113 min | Comedy

7.1
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It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Bruce Dern, Barbara Feldon, Michael Kidd, Geoffrey Lewis

Votes: 1,961

14. Britain's Got Talent (2007– )

60 min | Game-Show, Music

5.9
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A variety of acts perform in front of a live audience and a panel of judges, for a chance to win £250,000 and to perform at the Royal variety.

Stars: Declan Donnelly, Amanda Holden, Simon Cowell, Anthony McPartlin

Votes: 3,403

15. The Identical (2014)

PG | 107 min | Drama, Music

5.1
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25 Metascore

Twin brothers are unknowingly separated at birth; one of them becomes an iconic rock 'n' roll star, while the other struggles to balance his love for music and pleasing his father.

Director: Dustin Marcellino | Stars: Blake Rayne, Ray Liotta, Ashley Judd, Seth Green

Votes: 2,390 | Gross: $2.82M

16. Palindromes (2004)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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53 Metascore

Aviva is thirteen, awkward and sensitive. Her mother Joyce is warm and loving, as is her father, Steve, a regular guy who does have a fierce temper from time to time. The film revolves around her family, friends and neighbors.

Director: Todd Solondz | Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ellen Barkin, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Matthew Faber

Votes: 11,656 | Gross: $0.55M

17. The Voice (I) (2012– )

Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

5.3
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Contestants compete in a singing competition that focuses on the quality of their voice.

Stars: Delta Goodrem, Joel Madden, Sonia Kruger, Darren McMullen

Votes: 633

18. The Gong Show (1976–1980)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

6.9
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Amateur talent contest judged by three celebrities.

Stars: Chuck Barris, Trixie Dejonge, Rocky Bonifield, Gary Owens

Votes: 647

19. Inside Daisy Clover (1965)

Approved | 128 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.2
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A tomboy turned movie star deals with the cruelty of Hollywood.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Natalie Wood, Christopher Plummer, Robert Redford, Ruth Gordon

Votes: 2,940

20. Krush Groove (1985)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.5
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37 Metascore

In this movie based on the early days of Def Jam Recordings, up-and-coming manager Russell Walker manages all the hottest acts on the record label Krush Groove Records, which include ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Sheila E., Joseph Simmons, Darryl McDaniels, Jason Mizell

Votes: 2,681 | Gross: $11.05M

21. Australia's Got Talent (2007–2019)

60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

4.6
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People with weird and wonderful talents compete for a prize of 250 thousand dollars.

Stars: Dannii Minogue, Grant Denyer, Ricki-Lee Coulter, Nicole Scherzinger

Votes: 148

22. Star Search (1983–2004)

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

5.3
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Contestants compete in a talent show featuring music and comedy categories.

Stars: Arsenio Hall, Naomi Judd, Ben Stein, Ed McMahon

Votes: 274

23. M/S Romantic (2019– )

254 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Stars: Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Anna Paavilainen, Antti Luusuaniemi, Antti Heikkinen

Votes: 681

24. The Saddest Music in the World (2003)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Musical

7.2
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78 Metascore

A musical of sorts set in Winnipeg during the Great Depression, where a beer baroness organizes a contest to find the saddest music in the world. Musicians from around the world descend on the city to try and win the $25,000 prize.

Director: Guy Maddin | Stars: Isabella Rossellini, Mark McKinney, Maria de Medeiros, David Fox

Votes: 5,564 | Gross: $0.67M

25. Starstruck (1982)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Musical, Drama

7.0
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Young woman wants to become the next big singer with the help of her friends and despite the wishes of her working class family.

Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Joey Kennedy, Ross O'Donovan, Margo Lee, Max Cullen

Votes: 825

26. Miss Evers' Boys (1997 TV Movie)

PG | 118 min | Drama, War

7.2
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The true story of the U.S. Government's 1932 Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, in which a group of black test subjects were allowed to die, despite a cure having been developed.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Alfre Woodard, Laurence Fishburne, Craig Sheffer, Joe Morton

Votes: 935

27. Britain's Got More Talent (2007– )

Comedy, Music, Reality-TV

5.0
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BGT's tongue-in-cheek sister show in which Stephen Mulhern loses the will to live as he chats with some of the more eccentric acts, plus some backstage shenanigans with Ant and Dec.

Stars: Stephen Mulhern, Amanda Holden, Simon Cowell, Declan Donnelly

Votes: 423

28. Road to Utopia (1945)

Passed | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.2
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At the turn of the century, Duke and Chester, two vaudeville performers, go to Alaska to make their fortune. On the ship to Skagway, they find a map to a secret gold mine, which had been ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Walker | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Hillary Brooke

Votes: 2,965

29. Stadium Anthems (2018)

99 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

8.0
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A female recording artist encounters the misogyny and outdated business practices of male record label executives.

Director: Scott Douglas Brown | Stars: Toddy Walters, Jude Moran, Jordan Leigh, Christopher Soren Kelly

Votes: 107

30. Record City (1977)

PG | 90 min | Comedy

5.2
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Lighthearted comedy chronicling the exploits of the employees at a record store.

Director: Dennis Steinmetz | Stars: Joe Abdullah, Jeff Altman, Sylvia Anderson, Leonard Barr

Votes: 84

31. Finding Fatimah (2017)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

8.1
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Shahid struggles to find love in the Asian community due to the stigma of his divorce, several years prior.

Director: Oz Arshad | Stars: Danny Ashok, Asmara Gabrielle, Nina Wadia, Wahab Sheikh

Votes: 888

32. Sueño (2005)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.2
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40 Metascore

A Mexican immigrant new to Los Angeles enters into a love triangle with two very different women.

Director: Renée Chabria | Stars: John Leguizamo, Ana Claudia Talancón, Elizabeth Peña, Nestor Serrano

Votes: 495

33. Pearls and Pigs (2003)

113 min | Comedy

6.4
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When their bootlegging father ends up in jail, four twenty-something brothers need money to pay his debts to local crooks. Next, their 9-year-old half-sister is dumped on their doorstep by ... See full summary »

Director: Perttu Leppä | Stars: Mikko Leppilampi, Laura Birn, Amanda Pilke, Unto Helo

Votes: 2,812

34. Héroïnes (1997)

TV-14 | 115 min | Drama, Music

5.5
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Two best friends, Johanna and Jeanne, live in the small town of Decazeville, a mining town in France. One year at the Miners' Ball, the music group The Sirens perform, of which Johanna and ... See full summary »

Director: Gérard Krawczyk | Stars: Virginie Ledoyen, Maïdi Roth, Marc Duret, Saïd Taghmaoui

Votes: 438

35. I Love to Singa (1936)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.7
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A spoof of Al Jolson's "The Jazz Singer", a strict piano teaching owl is cursed with a son who "loves to singa", but only jazz.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Billy Bletcher, Tommy Bond, Johnnie Davis, Joe Dougherty

Votes: 1,597

36. So You Think You Can Dance Canada (2008– )

60 min | Music, Reality-TV

5.7
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Stars: Jean-Marc Généreux, Tre Armstrong, Leah Miller, Luther Brown

Votes: 272

37. Seaside Swingers (1964)

94 min | Comedy, Musical

5.2
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Several teenagers take jobs at a seaside resort for the summer. TV producers decide to film a talent show at the resort and the teenagers all decide to compete. Freddie and the Dreamers ... See full summary »

Director: James Hill | Stars: John Leyton, Michael Sarne, Peter Birrell, Roy Crewdson

Votes: 126

38. Little Rascals Varieties (1959)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

7.2
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A compilation feature-film made up of four 'Our Gang" shorts from the 1930s. The shorts used in this 1959 feature release were Our Gang Follies of 1936 (1935), The Pinch Singer (1936), ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Roach | Stars: George 'Spanky' McFarland, Darla Hood, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas

Votes: 16

39. Ted Mack & the Original Amateur Hour (1948–1970)

TV-G | Comedy, Family, Music

7.6
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A direct descendant of radio's "Major Bowes Original Amateur Hour" (1934-1946), hosted by Major Edward Bowes until his death. After a one-year hiatus, Ted Mack, who had directed Bowes' ... See full summary »

Stars: Ted Mack, Pat Boone, Barney Ross, Louis Farrakhan

Votes: 33

40. So This Is Love (1953)

Approved | 101 min | Biography, Music, Musical

6.3
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Biopic of opera star Grace Moore, who was killed in a plane crash in 1947.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Kathryn Grayson, Merv Griffin, Joan Weldon, Walter Abel

Votes: 149

41. One Night of Love (1934)

Passed | 84 min | Music, Romance

5.7
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Mary Barrett is an aspiring Opera singer who is taken under the wings of a famous operatic maestro, Guilio Monterverdi. After spending endless working hours together and arguing, their ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Grace Moore, Tullio Carminati, Lyle Talbot, Mona Barrie

Votes: 461

42. Rock the Cradle (2008– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show, Music

5.6
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Children of rock stars perform for judges and votes in this reality competition.

Stars: Ryan Devlin, Lucy Walsh, Ashley Miers, Erica Ferlito

Votes: 38

43. The Voice Kids (I) (2014)

90 min | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

6.0
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The Voice kids is almost exactly like The Voice for adults but it showcases children instead of adults.

Stars: Darren McMullen, Joel Madden, Benji Madden, Delta Goodrem

Votes: 41

44. The Next Great Magician (2016– )

60 min | Family, Fantasy, Reality-TV

5.9
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The next great magician is a talent contest,where 30 acts compete to make the grand final and ultimatley be crowned the next great magician.

Stars: Stephen Mulhern, Rochelle Humes, Xavier Mortimer, Pete Firman

Votes: 22

45. The Big Big Talent Show (1996– )

Game-Show, Music

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Stars: Jonathan Ross, Garry Bushell, Naomi Eyers, Simon Fox

46. The Extra Girl (1923)

Not Rated | 68 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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Sue Graham is a small town girl who wants to be a motion picture star. She wins a contract when a picture of a very pretty girl is sent to a studio instead of her picture. When she arrives ... See full summary »

Director: F. Richard Jones | Stars: Mabel Normand, Ralph Graves, George Nichols, Anna Dodge

Votes: 1,036

47. Mike Fright (1934)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Family

7.4
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The gang attends a radio station amateur show.

Director: Gus Meins | Stars: Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Scotty Beckett, Tommy Bond, George 'Spanky' McFarland

Votes: 144

48. Fag Hag (1998)

Unrated | 73 min | Comedy

3.4
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A pathological liar and an HIV-positive rapper join forces to take a small gay community by storm. Featuring a cameo by Wil Wheaton (Stand By Me)!

Director: Damion Dietz | Stars: Stephanie Kirchen, Damion Dietz, Saadia Billman, Darryl Theirse

Votes: 162

49. 10 Promises to My Dog (2008)

117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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A teenage girl adopts a homeless puppy and names it "Socks". They take care of each others since then, until one day when she is thinking Socks to be smaller than she thought it used be...

Director: Katsuhide Motoki | Stars: Rena Tanaka, Ryo Kase, Mayuko Fukuda, Chizuru Ikewaki

Votes: 529

50. So You Think You Can Dance Australia (2008–2014)

60 min | Music, Reality-TV

5.5
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A group of dancers train and perform a various amount of dances and get voted up to the next round

Stars: Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Matt Lee, Bonnie Lythgoe, Jason Coleman

Votes: 151



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