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1. Blinded by the Light (2019)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.8
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71 Metascore

In 1987, during the austere days of Margaret Thatcher's Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family, and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.

Director: Gurinder Chadha | Stars: Viveik Kalra, Kulvinder Ghir, Meera Ganatra, Aaron Phagura

Votes: 2,529

2. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

R | 180 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.2
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75 Metascore

Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey

Votes: 1,050,152 | Gross: $116.90M

3. Bumblebee (2018)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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66 Metascore

On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small California beach town. On the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, Charlie Watson discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken.

Director: Travis Knight | Stars: Hailee Steinfeld, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., John Cena, Jason Drucker

Votes: 102,689 | Gross: $127.20M

4. Atomic Blonde (2017)

R | 115 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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63 Metascore

An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.

Director: David Leitch | Stars: Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman, Eddie Marsan

Votes: 153,980 | Gross: $51.57M

5. Straight Outta Compton (2015)

R | 147 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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72 Metascore

The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.

Director: F. Gary Gray | Stars: O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Neil Brown Jr.

Votes: 166,714 | Gross: $161.20M

6. Sex and the City 2 (2010)

R | 146 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.4
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27 Metascore

While wrestling with the pressures of life, love, and work in Manhattan, Carrie, Miranda, and Charlotte join Samantha for a trip to Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), where Samantha's ex is filming a new movie.

Director: Michael Patrick King | Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon

Votes: 69,804 | Gross: $95.35M

7. When Harry Met Sally... (1989)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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76 Metascore

Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher, Bruno Kirby

Votes: 179,073 | Gross: $92.82M

8. White Boy Rick (2018)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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59 Metascore

The story of teenager Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the FBI during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.

Director: Yann Demange | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Richie Merritt, Bel Powley, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Votes: 17,793 | Gross: $24.01M

9. 13 Going on 30 (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.1
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57 Metascore

A girl makes a wish on her thirteenth birthday, and wakes up the next day as a thirty-year-old woman.

Director: Gary Winick | Stars: Jennifer Garner, Mark Ruffalo, Judy Greer, Andy Serkis

Votes: 151,755 | Gross: $57.23M

10. Foxcatcher (2014)

R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.0
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81 Metascore

U.S. Olympic wrestling champions and brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz join "Team Foxcatcher", led by eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont, as they train for the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, but John's self-destructive behavior threatens to consume them all.

Director: Bennett Miller | Stars: Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Vanessa Redgrave

Votes: 126,799 | Gross: $12.10M

11. Lords of Chaos (2018)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Horror

6.5
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48 Metascore

A teenager's quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the early 1990s results in a very violent outcome.

Director: Jonas Åkerlund | Stars: Rory Culkin, Emory Cohen, Jack Kilmer, Sky Ferreira

Votes: 7,391 | Gross: $0.25M

12. Precious (II) (2009)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.3
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79 Metascore

In New York City's Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction.

Director: Lee Daniels | Stars: Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey

Votes: 100,759 | Gross: $47.40M

13. The Bridges of Madison County (1995)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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66 Metascore

Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson, for four days in the 1960s.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Meryl Streep, Annie Corley, Victor Slezak

Votes: 66,336 | Gross: $71.52M

14. The Family Man (2000)

PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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42 Metascore

A fast-lane investment broker, offered the opportunity to see how the other half lives, wakes up to find that his sports car and girlfriend have become a mini-van and wife.

Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Téa Leoni, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Piven

Votes: 97,546 | Gross: $75.79M

15. Cool Runnings (1993)

PG | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.9
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60 Metascore

When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: John Candy, Leon, Doug E. Doug, Rawle D. Lewis

Votes: 84,899 | Gross: $68.86M

16. The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)

PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.9
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33 Metascore

After a family is forced to relocate for their son's health, they begin experiencing supernatural behavior in their new home, and uncover a sinister history.

Director: Peter Cornwell | Stars: Virginia Madsen, Martin Donovan, Elias Koteas, Kyle Gallner

Votes: 56,802 | Gross: $55.39M

17. Mysterious Skin (2004)

Unrated | 105 min | Drama

7.6
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73 Metascore

A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.

Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: Brady Corbet, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elisabeth Shue, Chase Ellison

Votes: 63,083 | Gross: $0.70M

18. Paris Is Burning (1990)

R | 71 min | Documentary

8.2
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A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality.

Director: Jennie Livingston | Stars: Brooke Xtravaganza, André Christian, Dorian Corey, Paris Duprée

Votes: 9,730 | Gross: $3.78M

19. Chasing Mavericks (2012)

PG | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.1
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45 Metascore

When young Jay Moriarity discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, exists just miles from his Santa Cruz home, he enlists the help of local legend Frosty Hesson to train him to survive it.

Directors: Michael Apted, Curtis Hanson | Stars: Jonny Weston, Gerard Butler, Elisabeth Shue, Abigail Spencer

Votes: 29,214 | Gross: $6.00M

20. Accidental Love (2015)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

4.1
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20 Metascore

A small town waitress gets a nail accidentally lodged in her head causing unpredictable behavior that leads her to Washington, D.C., where sparks fly when she meets a clueless young senator who takes up her cause - but what happens when love interferes with what you stand for?

Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Jessica Biel, Raymond L. Brown Jr., Jenny Gulley, Beverly D'Angelo

Votes: 7,135

21. 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama

7.9
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97 Metascore

A woman assists her friend in arranging an illegal abortion in 1980s Romania.

Director: Cristian Mungiu | Stars: Anamaria Marinca, Laura Vasiliu, Vlad Ivanov, Alexandru Potocean

Votes: 52,449 | Gross: $1.19M

22. Going Clear: Scientology & the Prison of Belief (2015)

Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary

8.0
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80 Metascore

A documentary looking at the inner-workings of the Church of Scientology.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Paul Haggis, Jason Beghe, Spanky Taylor, David Miscavige

Votes: 34,671

23. Dirty Girl (2010)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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37 Metascore

It's 1987 and Danielle, the high school 'Dirty Girl', is running away. With her is chubby, gay Clarke, a bag of flour called Joan and a Walkman full of glorious '80s tunes.

Director: Abe Sylvia | Stars: Juno Temple, Jeremy Dozier, Milla Jovovich, Zach Lasry

Votes: 10,067 | Gross: $0.05M

24. Hands of Steel (1986)

R | 94 min | Action, Sci-Fi

5.4
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A cyborg is programmed to kill a scientist who holds the fate of mankind in his hands. He fails and hides in a diner in a desert run by a woman who likes him. The people who sent him are after him and so is the local arm wrestling champ.

Director: Sergio Martino | Stars: Daniel Greene, Janet Agren, Claudio Cassinelli, George Eastman

Votes: 1,862

25. A Short Film About Killing (1988)

Not Rated | 84 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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The plot couldn't be simpler or its attack on capital punishment (and the act of killing in general) more direct - a senseless, violent, almost botched murder is followed by a cold, ... See full summary »

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Miroslaw Baka, Krzysztof Globisz, Jan Tesarz, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz

Votes: 14,819

26. Peppermint Candy (1999)

129 min | Drama

7.7
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Consists of five phases of a man's life about why he committed suicide in the end.

Director: Chang-dong Lee | Stars: Kyung-gu Sol, Yeo-jin Kim, Jung Suh, So-Ri Moon

Votes: 6,728

27. The History of Time Travel (2014)

72 min | Documentary, Drama, History

6.7
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A fictional documentary about the creation of the worlds first time machine, the men who created it, and the unintended ramifications it has on world events.

Director: Ricky Kennedy | Stars: Stephen Adami, Krista Ales, Valerie Black, Ryan Blackburn

Votes: 405

28. At the Devil's Door (VI) (2014)

Not Rated | 91 min | Horror

4.8
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47 Metascore

A real-estate agent finds herself caught up in something sinister when she has to sell a house with a dark past and meets the troubled teen who used to live there.

Director: Nicholas McCarthy | Stars: Ashley Rickards, Nick Eversman, Michael Massee, Mark Steger

Votes: 6,577

29. Killing for Love (2016)

Unrated | 130 min | Documentary, Crime, Romance

7.1
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The gruesome murders of Nancy and Derek Haysom in 1985 were an international media sensation. The Haysoms were wealthy, respected members of Virginia society, and the murder conviction of ... See full summary »

Directors: Marcus Vetter, Karin Steinberger | Stars: Imogen Poots, Daniel Brühl, Jens Söring, Chuck Reid

Votes: 1,217

30. Gods (2014)

120 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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The early career of cardiac surgeon Zbigniew Religa. Despite harsh reality of the 1980s Poland, he successfully leads a team of doctors to the country's first human heart transplantation.

Director: Lukasz Palkowski | Stars: Tomasz Kot, Piotr Glowacki, Szymon Piotr Warszawski, Magdalena Czerwinska

Votes: 4,617

31. Nico, 1988 (2017)

R | 93 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.8
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75 Metascore

The last year of singer Nico's life, as she tours and grapples with addiction and personal demons.

Director: Susanna Nicchiarelli | Stars: Trine Dyrholm, John Gordon Sinclair, Anamaria Marinca, Sandor Funtek

Votes: 1,115 | Gross: $0.07M

32. What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015)

Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.6
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75 Metascore

A documentary about the life and legend Nina Simone, an American singer, pianist, and civil rights activist labeled the "High Priestess of Soul."

Director: Liz Garbus | Stars: Nina Simone, Lisa Simone Kelly, Roger Nupie, Al Schackman

Votes: 10,381

33. Almost Human (2013)

Unrated | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.6
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40 Metascore

Mark Fisher disappeared from his home in a brilliant flash of blue light almost 2 years ago. His friend Seth Hampton was the last to see him alive. Now a string of grisly, violent murders ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Begos | Stars: Graham Skipper, Josh Ethier, Vanessa Leigh, Susan T. Travers

Votes: 2,780 | Gross: $0.01M

34. Days and Nights (2014)

Unrated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

4.7
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36 Metascore

Reckless desire wreaks havoc over Memorial Day weekend as a family confronts the volatile and fragile nature of love. Inspired by Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull," set in rural New England in 1984.

Director: Christian Camargo | Stars: Katie Holmes, William Hurt, Allison Janney, Jean Reno

Votes: 875 | Gross: $0.01M

35. Switched at Birth (1991)

PG | 176 min | Drama

6.8
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This is the story of the two babies who were switched at birth. A few years later when one of the girls gets sick, tests reveal that she was not the daughter of the couple who raised her. ... See full summary »

Stars: Bonnie Bedelia, Brian Kerwin, John M. Jackson, Eve Gordon

Votes: 634

36. He's My Girl (1987)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy

4.6
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Bryan and Reggie are best friends who are in the music business in Missouri. When Reggie enters Brian for a chance to go to L.A., Bryan wins the contest and wants to bring Reggie with him. ... See full summary »

Director: Gabrielle Beaumont | Stars: T.K. Carter, David Hallyday, David Clennon, Misha McK

Votes: 489

37. Adam & Steve (2005)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.9
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48 Metascore

Follows two New York city couples -- one heterosexual and one gay who explore the peaks and the valleys of their respective relationships.

Director: Craig Chester | Stars: Craig Chester, Malcolm Gets, Parker Posey, Chris Kattan

Votes: 2,867 | Gross: $0.31M

38. Five Nights at Freddy's 2 (2014 Video Game)

T | Horror

6.8
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Freddy Fazbear's pizza is re-opened with new versions of the animatronics and the same animatronics from the previous Freddy Fazbear's pizza restaurant.

Director: Scott Cawthon | Star: Scott Cawthon

Votes: 647

39. I Am a Sex Addict (2005)

Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Romance

6.0
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62 Metascore

Autobiographical comedy about a recovering sex addict, about his obsession with prostitutes, and how that affected his relationships and his life altogether.

Director: Caveh Zahedi | Stars: Caveh Zahedi, Christoff Colas, Rebecca Lord, Lindsey Tjian

Votes: 3,098 | Gross: $0.11M

40. Rouge (1987)

93 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

7.4
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Fleur is the blue angel in one of Hong Kong's "flower houses" - bordellos and night clubs of the 1930's. A detached and beautiful performer, she falls in love with Twelfth Master Chan, heir... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Kwan | Stars: Leslie Cheung, Anita Mui, Alex Man, Emily Chu

Votes: 1,830

41. Interview with a Serial Killer (2008 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 44 min | Documentary, Crime

5.8
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In this jailhouse interview, Arthur Shawcross, the Genesee River Killer, shares candid details of his crimes and his surprising family bonds.

Director: Christopher Martin | Stars: Augustine Capone, Maggie Deming, Paul Dierdorf, Lynde Johnston

Votes: 297

42. My Brother... Nikhil (2005)

120 min | Drama, Sport

7.3
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Famous swimmer Nikhil Kapoor (Suri) deals with the repercussions of announcing the fact that he has HIV/AIDS.

Director: Onir | Stars: Sanjay Suri, Juhi Chawla, Purab Kohli, Victor Banerjee

Votes: 1,061

43. 1987 (2014)

105 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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In 1987, Ricardo is 17. That summer, he has a busy schedule: lose his virginity, find a way to get into bars, have a car, spend time with friends. To make money fast, Ricardo decides to ... See full summary »

Director: Ricardo Trogi | Stars: Jean-Carl Boucher, Sandrine Bisson, Claudio Colangelo, Laurent-Christophe De Ruelle

Votes: 1,063

44. Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure (2011)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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57 Metascore

When two friends tape-recorded the fights of their violently noisy neighbors, they accidentally created one of the world's first 'viral' pop-culture sensations.

Director: Matthew Bate | Stars: Eddie Lee Sausage, Mitch Deprey, Daniel Clowes, Ivan Brunetti

Votes: 1,074 | Gross: $0.02M

45. Vodník (2019)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Add a Plot

Stars: Klára Melísková, Václav Neuzil, Alena Doláková, Jaroslava Pokorná

Votes: 34

46. A Story of Yonosuke (2013)

160 min | Drama

7.6
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Were people's lives changed by having known Yonosuke?

Director: Shûichi Okita | Stars: Jun Kunimura, Ayumi Itô, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Kimiko Yo

Votes: 1,245

47. Honest Man: The Life of R. Budd Dwyer (2010)

76 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.3
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Honest Man: the Life of R. Budd Dwyer is a movie about politics and corruption, suicide and survival. Four years in the making, it explores the scandal that led an honest, hard-working man ... See full summary »

Director: James Dirschberger | Stars: Dyan Dwyer, Joanne Dwyer, R. Budd Dwyer, Robert Dwyer

Votes: 361

48. Der Fall Barschel (2015 TV Movie)

177 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.8
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Film about the death of the German politician Uwe Barschel, who was found dead under mysterious circumstances in his hotel room in 1987, and the surrounding political scandals.

Director: Kilian Riedhof | Stars: Alexander Fehling, Fabian Hinrichs, Matthias Matschke, Antje Traue

Votes: 226

49. Frenchman's Farm (1987)

R | 86 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

5.0
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An Australian woman's car breaks down in the country, and when she goes to get help, she's whisked back in time to 1944 and witnesses a murder. Returning to her car, time reverts to normal,... See full summary »

Director: Ron Way | Stars: Tracey Tainsh, David Reyne, Norman Kaye, John Meillon

Votes: 148

50. The Elite (I) (2001)

R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

3.7
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After the murder of their families by a terrorist bomb, five young adults are trained as a hi-tech, anti-terrorist team with a mission to search and destroy high-profile terrorist groups.

Director: Terry Cunningham | Stars: Jürgen Prochnow, Maxine Bahns, Robin Givens, Jason Lewis

Votes: 465



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