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1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

PG | 152 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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64 Metascore

An orphaned boy enrolls in a school of wizardry, where he learns the truth about himself, his family and the terrible evil that haunts the magical world.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Richard Harris, Maggie Smith

Votes: 581,904 | Gross: $317.58M

2. The Witch (2015)

R | 92 min | Horror, Mystery

6.8
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83 Metascore

A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic, and possession.

Director: Robert Eggers | Stars: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Julian Richings

Votes: 163,289 | Gross: $25.14M

3. The Goonies (1985)

PG | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.8
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62 Metascore

A group of young misfits who call themselves The Goonies discover an ancient map and set out on a quest to find a legendary pirate's long-lost treasure.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman

Votes: 223,118 | Gross: $61.50M

4. Scoob (2020)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Filming

Feature-length animated film based on the popular "Scooby-Doo" cartoon.

Director: Tony Cervone | Stars: Gina Rodriguez, Mark Wahlberg, Zac Efron, Mckenna Grace

5. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

PG | 161 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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63 Metascore

An ancient prophecy seems to be coming true when a mysterious presence begins stalking the corridors of a school of magic and leaving its victims paralyzed.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Richard Harris

Votes: 503,772 | Gross: $261.99M

6. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

PG | 142 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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82 Metascore

It's Harry's third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new "Defense Against the Dark Arts" teacher, but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry.

Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Richard Griffiths

Votes: 500,338 | Gross: $249.36M

7. Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)

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

7.0
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53 Metascore

After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Robin Williams, Sally Field, Pierce Brosnan, Harvey Fierstein

Votes: 225,587 | Gross: $219.20M

8. Home Alone (1990)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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63 Metascore

An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard

Votes: 413,577 | Gross: $285.76M

9. The Help (2011)

PG-13 | 146 min | Drama

8.1
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62 Metascore

An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.

Director: Tate Taylor | Stars: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard

Votes: 399,119 | Gross: $169.71M

10. Gremlins (1984)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

7.3
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70 Metascore

A boy inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton, John Louie

Votes: 181,412 | Gross: $148.17M

11. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)

PG | 120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.7
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One year after Kevin McCallister was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself stranded in New York City - and the same criminals are not far behind.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, Catherine O'Hara

Votes: 269,326 | Gross: $173.59M

12. Night at the Museum (2006)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.4
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48 Metascore

A newly recruited night security guard at the Museum of Natural History discovers that an ancient curse causes the animals and exhibits on display to come to life and wreak havoc.

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino, Ricky Gervais, Dick Van Dyke

Votes: 292,334 | Gross: $250.86M

13. Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)

PG | 118 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.9
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47 Metascore

A teenager discovers he's the descendant of a Greek god and sets out on an adventure to settle an on-going battle between the gods.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Logan Lerman, Kevin McKidd, Steve Coogan, Brandon T. Jackson

Votes: 167,499 | Gross: $88.76M

14. Fantastic Four (I) (2005)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.7
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40 Metascore

A group of astronauts gain superpowers after a cosmic radiation exposure and must use them to oppose the plans of their enemy, Doctor Victor Von Doom.

Director: Tim Story | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Michael Chiklis, Chris Evans, Jessica Alba

Votes: 300,392 | Gross: $154.70M

15. Pixels (2015)

PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.6
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27 Metascore

When aliens misinterpret video feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth in the form of the video games.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage

Votes: 122,272 | Gross: $78.75M

16. Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)

PG | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.2
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47 Metascore

Larry spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, Dick Van Dyke

Votes: 95,806 | Gross: $113.75M

17. Adventures in Babysitting (1987)

PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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45 Metascore

A babysitter must battle her way through the big city after being stranded there with the kids she's looking after.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Elisabeth Shue, Maia Brewton, Keith Coogan, Anthony Rapp

Votes: 34,653 | Gross: $34.37M

18. Stepmom (1998)

PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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58 Metascore

A terminally ill woman has to settle on her former husband's new lover, who will be their children's stepmother.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Ed Harris, Jena Malone

Votes: 56,813 | Gross: $91.14M

19. Rent (2005)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.9
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53 Metascore

This is the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Taye Diggs, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Rosario Dawson, Anthony Rapp

Votes: 47,063 | Gross: $29.08M

20. Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.0
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42 Metascore

Security guard Larry Daley infiltrates the Smithsonian Institution in order to rescue Jedediah and Octavius, who have been shipped to the museum by mistake.

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Amy Adams, Hank Azaria

Votes: 164,090 | Gross: $177.24M

21. Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)

PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.6
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45 Metascore

The Fantastic Four learn that they aren't the only super-powered beings in the universe when they square off against the powerful Silver Surfer and the planet-eating Galactus.

Director: Tim Story | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis

Votes: 241,714 | Gross: $131.92M

22. Bicentennial Man (1999)

PG | 132 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.9
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42 Metascore

An android endeavors to become human as he gradually acquires emotions.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Robin Williams, Embeth Davidtz, Sam Neill, Oliver Platt

Votes: 103,928 | Gross: $58.22M

23. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)

PG | 106 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.8
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39 Metascore

In order to restore their dying safe haven, the son of Poseidon and his friends embark on a quest to the Sea of Monsters, to find the mythical Golden Fleece, all the while trying to stop an ancient evil from rising.

Director: Thor Freudenthal | Stars: Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario, Brandon T. Jackson, Nathan Fillion

Votes: 103,926 | Gross: $68.56M

24. I Kill Giants (2017)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

6.2
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74 Metascore

Barbara Thorson struggles through life by escaping into a fantasy life of magic and monsters.

Director: Anders Walter | Stars: Madison Wolfe, Zoe Saldana, Imogen Poots, Sydney Wade

Votes: 24,636

25. Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.4
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The Gremlins are back, and this time, they've taken control of a New York City media mogul's high-tech skyscraper.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, John Glover, Robert Prosky

Votes: 85,977 | Gross: $41.48M

26. Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)

PG-13 | 109 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

6.8
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When assorted people start having inexplicable delusions that lead to their deaths, a teenage Sherlock Holmes (Nicholas Rowe) decides to investigate.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Nicholas Rowe, Alan Cox, Sophie Ward, Anthony Higgins

Votes: 17,796 | Gross: $19.74M

27. The Christmas Chronicles (2018)

TV-PG | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.1
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52 Metascore

The story of sister and brother, Kate and Teddy Pierce, whose Christmas Eve plan to catch Santa Claus on camera turns into an unexpected journey that most kids could only dream about.

Director: Clay Kaytis | Stars: Kurt Russell, Darby Camp, Judah Lewis, Oliver Hudson

Votes: 35,952

28. Jingle All the Way (1996)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family

5.6
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34 Metascore

A father vows to get his son a Turbo Man action figure for Christmas. However, every store is sold out of them, and he must travel all over town and compete with everybody else in order to find one.

Director: Brian Levant | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad, Phil Hartman, Rita Wilson

Votes: 84,748 | Gross: $60.57M

29. Christmas with the Kranks (2004)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Family

5.3
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22 Metascore

With their daughter away, the Kranks decide to skip Christmas altogether until she decides to come home, causing an uproar when they have to celebrate the holiday at the last minute.

Director: Joe Roth | Stars: Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd, M. Emmet Walsh

Votes: 37,424 | Gross: $73.78M

30. Only the Lonely (1991)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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A Chicago cop must balance loyalty to his overbearing mother and a relationship with a shy funeral home worker.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: John Candy, Maureen O'Hara, Ally Sheedy, Kevin Dunn

Votes: 9,442 | Gross: $21.83M

31. I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

5.3
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32 Metascore

A nerdy valedictorian proclaims his love for the hottest and most popular girl in school - Beth Cooper - during his graduation speech. Much to his surprise, Beth shows up at his door that very night and decides to show him the best night of his life.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Hayden Panettiere, Paul Rust, Jack Carpenter, Lauren London

Votes: 32,182 | Gross: $14.79M

32. E! True Hollywood Story (1996– )

Documentary, Biography

6.6
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A documentary about celebrities lives before and after being famous.

Stars: Phil Crowley, Chip Bolcik, Beng Spies, Ken Baker

Votes: 764

33. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )

30 min | News

3.6
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"Entertainment Tonight" is the #1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine in the world.

Stars: Nancy O'Dell, Kevin Frazier, Mark Steines, Nischelle Turner

Votes: 1,784

34. Nine Months (1995)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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47 Metascore

When he finds out his longtime girlfriend is pregnant, a commitment-phobe realizes he might have to change his lifestyle for better or much, much worse.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Hugh Grant, Julianne Moore, Tom Arnold, Joan Cusack

Votes: 33,621 | Gross: $69.70M

35. Monkeybone (2001)

PG-13 | 93 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

4.7
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40 Metascore

In a coma, a cartoonist finds himself trapped within his own underground creation and must find a way to get back, while racing against his popular but treacherous character, Monkeybone.

Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Bridget Fonda, John Turturro, Chris Kattan

Votes: 16,018 | Gross: $5.41M

36. Tallulah (2016)

111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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63 Metascore

Desperate to be rid of her toddler, a dissatisfied Manhattan housewife hires a stranger to babysit and ends up getting much more than she bargained for.

Director: Sian Heder | Stars: Ellen Page, Allison Janney, Tammy Blanchard, Evan Jonigkeit

Votes: 15,545

37. Today (1952– )

TV-G | 240 min | News, Talk-Show

4.8
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A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.

Stars: Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, Al Roker, Natalie Morales

Votes: 1,558

38. Gremlins 3

Comedy, Fantasy, Horror | Announced

A sequel to Gremlins (1984) about cute little creatures that transform into uncontrollable monsters.

39. The Goonies 2

Adventure, Comedy | Announced

Plot undisclosed. A follow-up to the 1985 film, "The Goonies."

40. Patti Cake$ (2017)

R | 109 min | Drama, Music

6.8
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67 Metascore

PATTI CAKE$ is centered on aspiring rapper Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, who is fighting an unlikely quest for glory in her downtrodden hometown in New Jersey.

Director: Geremy Jasper | Stars: Sahr Ngaujah, Danielle Macdonald, Bridget Everett, Mamoudou Athie

Votes: 8,827 | Gross: $0.80M

41. Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)

G | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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A young boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of until he unleashes a century old secret that may not only destroy this ... See full summary »

Directors: Masami Hata, William T. Hurtz | Stars: Gabriel Damon, Mickey Rooney, Rene Auberjonois, Danny Mann

Votes: 6,345 | Gross: $1.37M

42. Five Nights at Freddy's

Horror | Announced

Based on the popular horror video game, a man starts a job working as a night watch security guard at the restaurant Freddy Fazbear's Pizza, where he discovers the animatronics move at night and will kill anyone they see.

Director: Chris Columbus

43. The Cove (2009)

PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary, Crime

8.4
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84 Metascore

Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renowned dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health.

Director: Louie Psihoyos | Stars: Richard O'Barry, Louie Psihoyos, Hardy Jones, Michael Illiff

Votes: 45,656 | Gross: $0.87M

44. Good Morning America (1975– )

TV-G | 120 min | News, Talk-Show

4.6
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ABC's "Good Morning America" presents the News and Information Source of the day's topics and journalism. The 1st Co-Host Team of David Hartman & Nancy Dussault, 2nd was Sandy Hill, 3rd was ... See full summary »

Stars: Lara Spencer, Ginger Zee, Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos

Votes: 1,192

45. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.1
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show, which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

Votes: 16,278

46. Mediterranea (2015)

Unrated | 107 min | Drama

6.5
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77 Metascore

Two men make the dangerous journey from Africa to Italy for a better life, but then face hostility and violence in this shocking look at the life-and-death struggle of refugees.

Director: Jonas Carpignano | Stars: Alassane Sy, Koudous Seihon, Adam Gnegne, Mary Elizabeth Innocence

Votes: 1,260 | Gross: $0.01M

47. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,511

48. The Young Messiah (2016)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Fantasy

5.6
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33 Metascore

Tells the story of Jesus Christ at age seven as he and his family depart Egypt to return home to Nazareth. Told from his childhood perspective, it follows young Jesus as he grows into his religious identity.

Director: Cyrus Nowrasteh | Stars: Adam Greaves-Neal, Vincent Walsh, Sara Lazzaro, Sean Bean

Votes: 2,930 | Gross: $6.46M

49. Pretty Ugly People (2008)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama

5.0
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Lucy has always used food to escape life's problems, but when this self-titled "fat friend" lures her group of old college buddies to the Montana wilderness, she reveals a new self - skinny, beautiful and still flawed.

Director: Tate Taylor | Stars: Missi Pyle, Melissa McCarthy, Larry Sullivan, Phill Lewis

Votes: 1,780 | Gross: $0.01M

50. The Christmas Chronicles 2 (2020)

Filming

It's about Santa Claus And his reindeers

Director: Chris Columbus | Star: Kurt Russell



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