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1. Batman Returns (1992)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

7.0
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68 Metascore

Batman returns to the big screen when a deformed man calling himself the Penguin wreaks havoc across Gotham with the help of a cruel businessman.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken

Votes: 259,640 | Gross: $162.83M

2. Annie (2014)

PG | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.3
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33 Metascore

A foster kid, who lives with her mean foster mom, sees her life change when business tycoon and New York City mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in.

Director: Will Gluck | Stars: Quvenzhané Wallis, Cameron Diaz, Jamie Foxx, Rose Byrne

Votes: 32,061 | Gross: $85.91M

3. Brewster's Millions (1985)

PG | 102 min | Comedy

6.5
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37 Metascore

A minor league baseball player has to spend thirty million dollars in thirty days, in order to inherit three hundred million dollars. However, he's not allowed to tell anyone about the deal.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Richard Pryor, John Candy, Lonette McKee, Stephen Collins

Votes: 33,562 | Gross: $38.80M

4. La Famille Bélier (2014)

106 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.3
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A girl, who lives with her deaf parents, discovers that she has the gift of singing.

Director: Eric Lartigau | Stars: Karin Viard, François Damiens, Eric Elmosnino, Louane Emera

Votes: 22,497

5. Canal Street (2018)

PG-13 | 89 min | Drama, Thriller

4.0
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After being arrested for the murder of a white classmate, a young black man's father fights in court for his son's vindication. Against all odds, they embrace their undying trust in each other and find faith in God.

Director: Rhyan LaMarr | Stars: Lance Reddick, Will Yun Lee, Michael Beach, Jon Seda

Votes: 199 | Gross: $0.25M

6. Slightly Scarlet (1956)

Approved | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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An urban wheeler-dealer gets involved in organized crime, corrupt city politics and graft while falling in-love with the fiancée of the newly elected mayor.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: John Payne, Rhonda Fleming, Arlene Dahl, Kent Taylor

Votes: 769

7. Mission of Justice (1992 Video)

R | 91 min | Action

5.7
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"Law and order" mayorial candidate Brigitte Nielsen is the ruthless and racist leader of a secret neo-fascist group out to take control of the city by whatever means necessary.

Director: Steve Barnett | Stars: Jeff Wincott, Brigitte Nielsen, Luca Bercovici, Matthias Hues

Votes: 797

8. $5 a Day (2008)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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The son of a thrifty conman begrudgingly joins his father on the road.

Director: Nigel Cole | Stars: Christopher Walken, Alessandro Nivola, Sharon Stone, Dean Cain

Votes: 2,996

9. What Would Jesus Do? (2010)

PG | 94 min | Drama

5.4
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John Schneider stars as the sexy but troubled rogue drifter who encounters many fake Christians who turn him down and ridicule him because most Christians are, well - fake.

Director: Thomas Makowski | Stars: John Schneider, Maxine Bahns, Adam Gregory, Mark Arnold

Votes: 686

10. This is Our Land (2017)

PG | 117 min | Drama

6.4
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61 Metascore

An engaged but apolitical nurse gets involved in a far-right political party. Based on numerous recent events in France, it becomes about how Front National operates and how it is perceived by the French.

Director: Lucas Belvaux | Stars: Émilie Dequenne, André Dussollier, Guillaume Gouix, Catherine Jacob

Votes: 846 | Gross: $0.01M

11. The Palermo Connection (1990)

R | 100 min | Thriller

5.6
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Carmine Bonavia wins election as the mayor of New York on a promise to legalize drugs. After the election, he marries Carrie and goes to his ancestral home of Sicily for their honeymoon. In... See full summary »

Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Jim Belushi, Mimi Rogers, Joss Ackland, Philippe Noiret

Votes: 405

12. Frankie & Hazel (2000 TV Movie)

92 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.8
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Frankie Humphrees has never known any life besides one of ballet and strict practice of her grandmother. When Frankie visits the local ballpark, she spots a sign stating that there are ... See full summary »

Director: JoBeth Williams | Stars: Joan Plowright, Mischa Barton, Edith Belmont, Richard Yniguez

Votes: 370

13. Sweet Lorraine (2015)

Unrated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

5.6
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The double life of Methodist minister's wife catches up to her, as her husband campaigns for Mayor in a small New Jersey town.

Director: Chris Frieri | Stars: Tatum O'Neal, Steven Bauer, Peter Greene, Madinah Jabbaar

Votes: 23

14. Chickens Come Home- (1931)

Passed | 30 min | Short, Comedy

7.5
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Ollie is running for mayor when an old flame (Mae Busch) tries to blackmail him with a old photo ('just the same old apple-cheeked boy'). Stan's attempts to help Ollie keep the blackmailer ... See full summary »

Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mae Busch, Baldwin Cooke

Votes: 1,248

15. Roommate (2013)

110 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.7
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Harumi Hagiwara lands in the hospital after being involved in an accident. She hits it off with her nurse, Reiko Nishimura, and the two decide to move in together after she's discharged. ... See full summary »

Director: Takeshi Furusawa | Stars: Keiko Kitagawa, Kyoko Fukada, Kengo Kôra, Mariko Tsutsui

Votes: 290

16. Below the Deadline (1946)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.3
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A veteran, Joe Hilton (Warren Douglas), returns from the war to find that his brother Jeffrey Hilton (George Meeker), a gangster, has been killed. His quest for revenge leads him to take ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Warren Douglas, Ramsay Ames, Jan Wiley, Paul Maxey

Votes: 79

17. Dead to Rights (2002 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.1
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Grant City, the ardest place on earth. You are Jack Slate, a hard nosed K-9 cop, reports to normal duty call at a construction yard, only to find out that his father has been murdered. He ... See full summary »

Directors: Andre Emerson, Michael P. Kennedy | Stars: Chris Bruno, Patrick Dollaghan, Rebecca Riedy, Steve Susskind

Votes: 182

18. Chutzpah (2013)

12 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

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CHUTZPAH vividly illustrates the inanity and irony of Anthony Weiner's mayoral campaign, while casting a spotlight on the symbiotic relationship between politicians and reporters. From ... See full summary »

Director: Ed Perkins | Stars: Bill de Blasio, Erick Salgado, William Thompson, Anthony Weiner

19. Verdigris

Thriller | Announced

Copper, a jaded private detective, fights for survival in post-Katrina New Orleans after his investigation into an idealistic mayoral candidate York leads to betrayal.

Director: Arsen A. Ostojic | Star: Lauren Maddox

20. Mi candidato (1938)

81 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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Director: Chano Urueta | Stars: Esther Fernández, Pedro Armendáriz, Joaquín Pardavé, Elena D'Orgaz

Votes: 7

21. NCIS: New Orleans (2014– )
Episode: A New Dawn (2018)

TV-14 | 40 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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The team investigates the murder of a petty officer who was helping a refugee family being recruited by terrorists.

Director: Michael Zinberg | Stars: Scott Bakula, Lucas Black, Vanessa Ferlito, Rob Kerkovich

Votes: 159

22. The Almighty Johnsons (2011–2013)
Episode: And Then on to Norsewood (2013)

TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.5
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As Axl's road trip takes a couple of unexpected turns, Mike and Michele take their own roads to the dark side, and Dawn becomes the launch pad for a journey Anders can't see ending well.

Director: Mike Smith | Stars: Emmett Skilton, Timothy Balme, Dean O'Gorman, Jared Turner

Votes: 30

23. Vegas (2012–2013)
Episode: Bad Seeds (2012)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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When the bodies of the two missing Milwaukee mobsters surface and the hitman returns to town, sheriff Lamb puts Vincent under his own protective custody.

Director: Jeff T. Thomas | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sarah Jones

Votes: 99

24. Riverdale (2017– )
Episode: Chapter Twenty-Eight: There Will Be Blood (2018)

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Fred considers running for Mayor; Betty becomes increasingly suspicious of Chic; Jughead makes a major discovery in his quest to take down Hiram.

Director: Mark Piznarski | Stars: K.J. Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse

Votes: 975

25. Batman (1966–1968)
Episode: Dizzoner the Penguin (1966)

TV-G | 25 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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The mayoral campaign seems to keep going the Penguin's way, but Batman is still confident despite the polls.

Director: Oscar Rudolph | Stars: Adam West, Burt Ward, Alan Napier, Neil Hamilton

Votes: 190

26. Have I Got News for You (1990– )
Episode: Episode #58.6 (2019)

29 min | Comedy, Game-Show, News

6.9
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David Mitchell hosts this edition of the satirical show. Ian Hislop is partnered by comedian Maisie Adam while Paul Merton is joined by former cabinet minister Rory Stewart. Topics include Prince Andrew, MI6 and Rory.

Director: Martin Lord | Stars: David Mitchell, Ian Hislop, Paul Merton, Maisie Adam

Votes: 12

27. Hunter (1984–1991)
Episode: Flashpoint (I) (1987)

TV-14 | 48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A city councilman's son is killed in a botched traffic stop and he holds the LAPD responsible, citing racism.

Director: Michael Preece | Stars: Fred Dryer, Stepfanie Kramer, Charles Hallahan, Gregory Sierra

Votes: 23

28. The Batman/Superman Hour (1968–1969)
Episode: Hizzoner the Joker/Freeze's Frozen Vikings/The Japanese Sandman/-The Great Kryptonite Caper (1968)

Animation, Action, Adventure

4.5
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The Dynamic Duo battles crime in Gotham City.

Stars: Casey Kasem, Ted Knight, Olan Soule, Larry Storch

Votes: 17

29. Batman (1966–1968)
Episode: Hizzonner the Penguin (1966)

TV-G | 25 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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When Penguin runs for Mayor of Gotham city, Batman is persuaded to run against him.

Director: Oscar Rudolph | Stars: Adam West, Burt Ward, Alan Napier, Neil Hamilton

Votes: 194

30. The Almighty Johnsons (2011–2013)
Episode: Like the Berserkers of Old (2013)

TV-MA | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.4
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As the righteous are put right, Anders gets an offer he should refuse. Mike finds out his is not the only family with issues, and Axl makes a new and interesting friend.

Director: Geoffrey Cawthorn | Stars: Emmett Skilton, Timothy Balme, Dean O'Gorman, Jared Turner

Votes: 30

31. Defiance (2013–2015)
Episode: Past Is Prologue (2013)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.8
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The residents of Defiance hold a wake for Nicky at Kenya's bar. Datak takes the opportunity to make political hay. Stahma confides in Kenya that losing the election would be a great shame ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Nankin | Stars: Grant Bowler, Julie Benz, Stephanie Leonidas, Tony Curran

Votes: 356

32. Gotham (2014–2019)
Episode: Rise of the Villains: Mommy's Little Monster (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

9.0
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Butch leads Penguin and his men to the warehouse where Gertrude is being held, as Penguin plots his revenge on Galavan for kidnapping his mother.

Director: Kenneth Fink | Stars: Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, David Mazouz, Morena Baccarin

Votes: 2,976

33. Gotham (2014–2019)
Episode: Rise of the Villains: Strike Force (2015)

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Barnes forms a task force with help from Gordon; Penguin is kept busy trying to fulfill a favor for Galavan; and Nygma asks Kringle out on a date.

Director: T.J. Scott | Stars: Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, David Mazouz, Morena Baccarin

Votes: 2,553

34. Psych (2006–2014)
Episode: Santa Barbarian Candidate (2013)

TV-PG | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

8.0
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When the mayor is found dead, Shawn & Gus try to prove he was murdered by the successor to the mayor seat. Shawn runs for mayor to delay the successor from stepping into office.

Director: Richard Coleman | Stars: James Roday, Dulé Hill, Timothy Omundson, Maggie Lawson

Votes: 468

35. Highway to Heaven (1984–1989)
Episode: The Banker and the Bum (1985)

TV-G | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.6
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A big-hearted bum and a cold-hearted tycoon switch bodies and walk a mile in the other man's shoes.

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Michael Landon, Victor French, Eve Roberts, Joel Colodner

Votes: 69

36. The F.B.I. Files (1998–2009)
Episode: The Dixie Mafia (1999)

TV-PG | 50 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.2
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A decade long investigation of the contract killing of a married couple in Biloxi Mississippi, who happen to be a circuit court judge and a mayoral candidate, turns to a local criminal ... See full summary »

Director: Susan Mann | Stars: James Kallstrom, Anthony D. Call, Roman Alis, Margaret Ange

Votes: 26

37. The Leftovers (2014–2017)
Episode: The Garveys at Their Best (2014)

TV-MA | 56 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

9.2
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Kevin tries to suppress his bad habits while tracking down a marauding deer in Mapleton. Laurie receives not-unexpected news amidst a rising sense of foreboding.

Director: Daniel Sackheim | Stars: Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston, Liv Tyler

Votes: 3,824

38. Vegas (2012–2013)
Episode: The Real Thing (2012)

TV-14 | 41 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Both Vincent and sheriff Lamb are on the hunt for a man making counterfeit casino chips, and Vincent throws his weight behind an unknown mayoral candidate after the mayor puts the squeeze on The Savoy.

Director: Alex Zakrzewski | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sarah Jones

Votes: 98

39. Chicago P.D. (2014– )
Episode: Trust (2019)

TV-14 | 41 min | Action, Crime, Drama

9.0
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An investigation into the death of a well known district attorney puts the Intelligence Division at odds with a mayoral candidate. Antonio returns to work but doesn't trust his own judgment when an operation goes sideways.

Director: Lily Mariye | Stars: Jason Beghe, Jon Seda, Jesse Lee Soffer, Tracy Spiridakos

Votes: 201

40. Touched by an Angel (1994–2003)
Episode: What Are Friends For? (1998)

TV-G | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.8
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A young woman is running for mayor and her campaign places her in the lead. But then a friend of hers is being accused of sexual misconduct with a student in his classroom. Monica must help her understand what she should do.

Director: Peter H. Hunt | Stars: Roma Downey, Della Reese, John Dye, Sheila Kelley

Votes: 19

41. The Listener (2009–2014)
Episode: White Whale (2014)

TV-14 | 40 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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At Becker's insistence, Toby investigates a missing campaign worker to an apparently clean mayoral candidate.

Director: Don McCutcheon | Stars: Craig Olejnik, Lauren Lee Smith, Ennis Esmer, Anthony Lemke

Votes: 34



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