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1. Roma (2018)

R | 135 min | Drama

7.7
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96 Metascore

A year in the life of a middle-class family's maid in Mexico City in the early 1970s.

Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira, Diego Cortina Autrey, Carlos Peralta

Votes: 127,030

2. Shrek Forever After (2010)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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58 Metascore

Rumpelstiltskin tricks a mid-life crisis burdened Shrek into allowing himself to be erased from existence and cast in a dark alternate timeline where Rumpelstiltskin rules supreme.

Director: Mike Mitchell | Stars: Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Antonio Banderas

Votes: 176,231 | Gross: $238.37M

3. Anomalisa (2015)

R | 90 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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88 Metascore

A man crippled by the mundanity of his life experiences something out of the ordinary.

Directors: Duke Johnson, Charlie Kaufman | Stars: David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan

Votes: 61,727 | Gross: $3.76M

4. Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (1983–2004)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Seven British construction workers escape Britain's ever growing dole queues and travel to Germany to work on a site in Düsseldorf. We follow their trials and tribulations of working away from home and away from the women they left behind.

Stars: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Votes: 2,698

5. Ordinary World (I) (2016)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.5
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55 Metascore

An aging punk rocker copes with life after rock.

Director: Lee Kirk | Stars: Billie Joe Armstrong, Fred Armisen, Judy Greer, Selma Blair

Votes: 2,670

6. 35 and Ticking (2011)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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A romantic comedy which looks at a group of thirty-somethings trying to figure out life, love and marriage.

Director: Russ Parr | Stars: Tamala Jones, Nicole Ari Parker, Kevin Hart, Keith Robinson

Votes: 1,398

7. The Happy Ending (1969)

R | 117 min | Drama

6.4
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A middle-aged woman walks out on her husband and family in an desperate attempt to find herself.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Jean Simmons, John Forsythe, Shirley Jones, Lloyd Bridges

Votes: 920

8. Number One (1969)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Sport

5.7
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The story of Cat Catlan (Heston), a washed up quarterback who turns to drink and women to solve his problems. But he soon discovers that his problems are just beginning.

Director: Tom Gries | Stars: Charlton Heston, Jessica Walter, Bruce Dern, John Randolph

Votes: 344

9. Laddaland (2011)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, Horror

6.3
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When a family moves to Laddaland, an upscale housing development with large, beautiful homes, they discover life in their new neighborhood isn't so perfect when they encounter a series of ... See full summary »

Director: Sophon Sakdaphisit | Stars: Saharat Sangkapreecha, Piyathida Woramusik, Sutatta Udomsilp, Athipich Chutiwatkajornchai

Votes: 1,755

10. What's Good for the Goose (1969)

105 min | Comedy

5.2
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A middle aged banker picks up two young free minded women on his way to a banker's convention and falls head over heels for one of them.

Director: Menahem Golan | Stars: Norman Wisdom, Sally Geeson, Sarah Atkinson, Sally Bazely

Votes: 298

11. Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.4
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While on vacation in the Caribbean with his wife, a middle-aged man unexpectedly finds, and falls in love with, a mermaid.

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: William Powell, Ann Blyth, Irene Hervey, Andrea King

Votes: 1,027

12. Hoffman (1970)

GP | 113 min | Comedy

6.9
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A businessman blackmails his attractive young secretary into spending a weekend with him. Though he's a creep throughout, he gradually emerges as a sympathetic character.

Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: Peter Sellers, Sinéad Cusack, Jeremy Bulloch, Ruth Dunning

Votes: 1,067

13. Remember Me, My Love (2003)

R | 125 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

6.4
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53 Metascore

In the dysfunctional Italian middle-class family Ristuccia, the middle-aged executive Carlo has a stalled life without passion, bored in his work and having a monotonous life with his wife ... See full summary »

Director: Gabriele Muccino | Stars: Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Laura Morante, Nicoletta Romanoff, Monica Bellucci

Votes: 3,984 | Gross: $0.22M

14. Secrets of a Married Man (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

5.4
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A man (Shatner) going through a mid-life crisis, starts patronizing prostitutes. Eventually, he meets a very expensive one (Shepherd) and he thinks he has it all. That is until her pimp starts hounding him.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: William Shatner, Michelle Phillips, Glynn Turman, Cybill Shepherd

Votes: 124

15. Women's Prison (1955)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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Life at a 1950s women's maximum security prison where the warden and the guards are as brutal as the inmates.

Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Ida Lupino, Jan Sterling, Cleo Moore, Audrey Totter

Votes: 671

16. Thespian (2018– )

15 min | Comedy

7.9
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A Gen X comic with a once promising career finds himself back in Baltimore living just a few yards from the apartment he left to pursue his dreams. He decides to hit "reset" and head back down the path from which he strayed- serious acting.

Stars: Marc Unger, Nikki Estridge, Sasha Carrera, Rachel Chelsea Foster

Votes: 34

17. Wonderland (2017)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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Helena's husband has gone off with a younger woman. Christmas is coming, life is slow and nothing is as it used to be. Helena is getting anxious about spending Christmas alone. Her best ... See full summary »

Director: Inari Niemi | Stars: Milka Ahlroth, Anna Paavilainen, Mari Rantasila, Eero Ritala

Votes: 204

18. El Viejevo (1999)

Drama

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A middle-aged man tired of his marriage starts an affair with a young woman.

Stars: Jeel Castillo, Carlos Alfredo Fatule, Bernardita García Smester, Quico García

19. Jimmy and Gret Don't Do Sex (2011)

83 min | Comedy, Romance

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An unconventional love story about the relationship between Gret, a forty-five-year-old uptight do-gooder, and Jimmy, an aging recovering alcoholic.

Director: Gretel Killeen | Stars: Heather Christie, Deni Hines, Gretel Killeen, Robbie McGregor

20. Ride til You Die (2019)

Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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When garage mechanic James learns he has inherited a 1937 Harley Flathead motorcycle, he and high school friend, Bruce, go on a motorcycle road trip to get the bike. When they reach the ... See full summary »

Director: Kate Davis | Stars: Johnnie Hector, Robin Haynes, Bruce Barta, Charlene Adams Upton

Votes: 11

21. 45 (2017)

12 min | Short, Comedy

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A man's life unravels when he finds something south of his hairline.

Director: Danny Hamilton | Stars: Paul Rivers, Hardee T. Lineham, Shauna Black, Teresa Pavlinek

22. Everything's Coming Up Ro'ses! (2011– )

Comedy

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Rose Kennedy (Roetta Collins) is a recently divorced African American woman who is trying to put her life and career back together. Helping and complicating matters in equal parts are her family and friends.

Stars: Roetta-Lee Smith, Cherene Snow, Orlando Iriarte, Ylana Kellar

23. Only the Number Seven (2017)

Short, Comedy

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When Cory Phaeus, a successful CEO, realizes his life has become boring and mundane, he realizes that his next step in life must be to start a cult.

Director: Bethany Libby | Stars: Damian Michael Pearsall, Caleb Davidson, Ko Grimmer, Caleb Heithoff

24. Without a Compass (2015)

7 min | Short, Drama

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A widower struggles to overcome the loss of his wife when faced with the realization of his midlife crisis on New Year's Eve.

Director: Erik Hinrichsen | Stars: Thomas Garner, Ruby Modine, Julia Parker

25. Benching (2019)

6 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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Two friends, both actors struggling to make it big, wax philosophical about life, failures and successes on different park benches.

Directors: Gil Balfas, Martin Grelis | Stars: Gil Balfas, Martin Grelis

26. Counting Candles (2015)

21 min | Short, Comedy

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Dale, a pessimistic and lethargic loner, shares his 20th birthday party with a more confident and popular version of himself.

Director: Matt Hardman | Stars: Ishan Ganjoor, Joseph Woodcock, Charlie Larner, Tom Dykes

27. Lights, Camera, Objection! (2016 TV Movie)

7 min | Comedy

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A thirty-something attorney decides to pursue a film acting career in the unlikeliest of places - the nation's capital.

Director: John Benedetto | Stars: Anna Magoulas, Tracy Teague, Steve Lichtenstein, Richard Bernstein

28. NCIS (2003– )
Episode: False Witness (2010)

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

7.6
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A Navy petty officer, who's the only witness in a civilian capital-murder trial, disappears; Gibbs and company investigate in response to a request by a commonwealth attorney. The gang puts all the pieces together, and justice prevails.

Director: James Whitmore Jr. | Stars: Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly, Cote de Pablo, Pauley Perrette

Votes: 463

29. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985–1989)
Episode: Happy Birthday (1986)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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A man's quiet 50th birthday is interrupted when he is arrested for a murder from 22 years before. Dumbfounded, he tries to convince the detectives who are transporting him to the station of his innocence.

Director: Randy Roberts | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Lane Smith, Lee de Broux, Bruce Gray

Votes: 40

30. 'Til Death (2006–2010)
Episode: Joy Ride (2008)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Eddie gets in trouble when he buys a sports car without consulting with Joy first, and he soon regrets getting rid of his old car.

Director: Josh Goldsmith | Stars: Brad Garrett, Joely Fisher, J.B. Smoove, Alison La Placa

Votes: 46

31. Henry IX (2017– )
Episode: Reigned In (2017)

28 min | Comedy

7.3
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Henry's dissatisfaction with life on the throne is heightened during a visit to a halfway-house for recovering crack addicts. A chance meeting with florist Serena at the Palace prompts him to make a shock decision to abdicate.

Director: Vadim Jean | Stars: Ben Ashenden, Gina Bellman, Annette Crosbie, Charles Edwards

Votes: 13

32. Better Things (2016– )
Episode: She's Fifty (2020)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Sam embraces her state of being.

Director: Pamela Adlon | Stars: Pamela Adlon, Mikey Madison, Hannah Alligood, Olivia Edward

Votes: 107

33. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
Episode: The Victim/The Mermaid (1979)

TV-G | 60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Julie Brett disregards Roarke's warnings and dates her dream man Michael Duvall, only to wind up as a sex slave; and college professor Harold DeHaven, hoping to make a significant scientific discovery, meets up with a mermaid.

Director: Earl Bellamy | Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Hervé Villechaize, James Darren, Yvonne De Carlo

Votes: 43



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