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1. Casablanca (1942)

PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.5
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100 Metascore

A cynical American expatriate struggles to decide whether or not he should help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape French Morocco.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains

Votes: 494,437 | Gross: $1.02M

2. The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.0
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45 Metascore

A teenager becomes a major competitor in the world of drift racing after moving in with his father in Tokyo to avoid a jail sentence in America.

Director: Justin Lin | Stars: Lucas Black, Zachery Ty Bryan, Shad Moss, Damien Marzette

Votes: 228,365 | Gross: $62.51M

3. An American in Paris (1951)

Passed | 114 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.2
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84 Metascore

Three friends struggle to find work in Paris. Things become more complicated when two of them fall in love with the same woman.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guétary

Votes: 28,600 | Gross: $4.50M

4. Last Tango in Paris (1972)

NC-17 | 129 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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77 Metascore

A young Parisian woman meets a middle-aged American businessman who demands their clandestine relationship be based only on sex.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider, Maria Michi, Giovanna Galletti

Votes: 46,859 | Gross: $36.14M

5. The Karate Kid (2010)

PG | 140 min | Action, Drama, Family

6.2
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61 Metascore

Work causes a single mother to move to China with her young son; in his new home, the boy embraces kung fu, taught to him by a master.

Director: Harald Zwart | Stars: Jackie Chan, Jaden Smith, Taraji P. Henson, Wenwen Han

Votes: 152,163 | Gross: $176.59M

6. Cabaret (1972)

PG | 124 min | Drama, Musical

7.8
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80 Metascore

A female girlie club entertainer in Weimar Republic era Berlin romances two men while the Nazi Party rises to power around them.

Director: Bob Fosse | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Helmut Griem, Joel Grey

Votes: 45,607 | Gross: $42.77M

7. To Catch a Thief (1955)

PG | 106 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

7.4
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A retired jewel thief sets out to prove his innocence after being suspected of returning to his former occupation.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis, John Williams

Votes: 59,515 | Gross: $8.75M

8. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

Passed | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

8.2
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98 Metascore

Two Americans searching for work in Mexico convince an old prospector to help them mine for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt, Bruce Bennett

Votes: 107,638 | Gross: $5.01M

9. Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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63 Metascore

Guinevere Pettigrew, a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse.

Director: Bharat Nalluri | Stars: Frances McDormand, Amy Adams, Ciarán Hinds, David Alexander

Votes: 25,536 | Gross: $12.29M

10. Victor Victoria (1982)

PG | 134 min | Comedy, Music, Musical

7.6
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84 Metascore

A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston, Lesley Ann Warren

Votes: 18,466 | Gross: $21.93M

11. Nim's Island (2008)

PG | 96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.0
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55 Metascore

A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.

Directors: Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin | Stars: Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Abigail Breslin, Michael Carman

Votes: 32,312 | Gross: $48.01M

12. In the Blood (I) (2014)

R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.7
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40 Metascore

When her husband goes missing during their Caribbean vacation, a woman sets off on her own to take down the men she thinks are responsible.

Director: John Stockwell | Stars: Gina Carano, Cam Gigandet, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Danny Trejo

Votes: 10,857

13. Only Angels Have Wings (1939)

Passed | 121 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.7
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86 Metascore

At a remote South American trading port, the manager of an air freight company is forced to risk his pilots' lives in order to win an important contract.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Rita Hayworth, Richard Barthelmess

Votes: 11,546

14. Welcome to Sweden (2014–2015)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

6.6
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New York City accountant Bruce moves to Sweden after falling in love with a Swedish woman.

Stars: Greg Poehler, Josephine Bornebusch, Lena Olin, Claes Månsson

Votes: 5,091

15. Fugget About It (2012–2016)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime

5.7
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Ex-New York mobster Jimmy Falcone joins the Witness Protection Program, which relocates him and his family to Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Stars: Tony Nappo, Jacqueline Pillon, Chuck Shamata, Emilie-Claire Barlow

Votes: 846

16. USA High (1997–1999)

Unrated | 30 min | Comedy

6.6
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Six friends (4 Americans, a Brit and a German) are enrolled at "The American Academy of Paris" boarding school in Paris, France, which is run by a stuffy English principal.

Stars: Josh Holland, Elena Lyons, Thomas Magiar, Marquita Terry

Votes: 470

17. The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (2009–2016)

TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy

7.6
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Todd Margaret is an American who takes a job running the London sales team for an energy drink. He has no experience with British culture, knows nothing about sales and has only one employee, Dave.

Stars: Sharon Horgan, Will Arnett, David Cross, Blake Harrison

Votes: 5,943

18. jPod (2008– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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The misadventures of the staff of an eccentric video game design studio.

Stars: David Kopp, Emilie Ullerup, Steph Song, Benjamin Ayres

Votes: 964

19. Queen to Play (2009)

Unrated | 101 min | Drama

6.9
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70 Metascore

Middle-aged chambermaid Hélène's newfound obsession with the game of chess leads her to seek the tutelage of a reclusive American expat, transforming both of their ho-hum lives in the ... See full summary »

Director: Caroline Bottaro | Stars: Sandrine Bonnaire, Kevin Kline, Francis Renaud, Jennifer Beals

Votes: 2,538 | Gross: $0.48M

20. An American in Canada (2002–2004)

22 min | Comedy

3.1
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Stars: Helene Joy, Rick Roberts, Stewart Francis, Timm Zemanek

Votes: 168

21. Zhu De & Agnes Smedley (1985)

83 min | Biography, Drama, History

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American journalist Smedley visits Zhu De and is attracted by his personality.

Directors: Jun Li, Jilie Zhao | Stars: Huaizheng Liu, Elisabeth Kunamay, David Crowley, Gumei Li

22. For Liberty (1917)

Drama, War

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Director: Bertram Bracken | Stars: Gladys Brockwell, Charles Clary, Bertram Grassby, Willard Louis

23. The Dating Guy (2009–2010)
Episode: Deranged Marriage (2009)

TV-14 | 23 min | Animation, Comedy

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VJ's family sends him a mail-order bride. Also, someone pops the question.

Director: Joseph Sherman | Stars: Fab Filippo, Sean Francis, Lauren Ash, Anand Rajaram

24. Maverick (1957–1962)
Episode: Escape to Tampico (1958)

60 min | Comedy, Western

8.2
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Bankrupt after a run of bad luck at the poker table, Bret agrees to help bring a man wanted for murder back to New Orleans for trial. The catch is, the man has fled to Mexico and has the backing of the local government.

Director: Douglas Heyes | Stars: James Garner, Gerald Mohr, Barbara Lang, John Hubbard

Votes: 65

25. Robson Arms (2005–2008)
Episode: Gila Monster (2008)

Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Robson Arms' new owners, Chuck and Trixie Hoskins, hold a meet and greet courtyard party for all the tenants. The Hoskins are Texans recently transplanted from the Mexican desert where they... See full summary »

Director: James Genn | Stars: Dave Foley, Alisen Down, Allison Hossack, Gabrielle Miller

Votes: 6



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