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1. Popeye (1980)

PG | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.2
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64 Metascore

The adventures of the famous sailor man and his friends in the seaside town of Sweethaven.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Robin Williams, Shelley Duvall, Ray Walston, Paul Dooley

Votes: 27,074 | Gross: $49.82M

2. Flash Gordon (1980)

PG | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.5
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58 Metascore

A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless to save Earth.

Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Max von Sydow, Topol

Votes: 46,048

3. Dick Tracy (1990)

PG | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.1
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The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.

Director: Warren Beatty | Stars: Warren Beatty, Madonna, Al Pacino, Charlie Korsmo

Votes: 53,706 | Gross: $103.74M

4. Annie (1982)

PG | 127 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.6
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39 Metascore

A young orphan girl's adventures in finding a family that will take her.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Aileen Quinn, Albert Finney, Carol Burnett, Ann Reinking

Votes: 36,719 | Gross: $57.06M

5. 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: 31,415 | Gross: $85.91M

6. The Boondocks (2005–2014)

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

8.4
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Based on the comic strip, Huey and Riley move away from the city and out to the suburbs with their irascible grandfather. Biting socio-political commentary ensues.

Stars: Regina King, John Witherspoon, Gary Anthony Williams, Cedric Yarbrough

Votes: 24,658

7. Over the Hedge (2006)

PG | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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67 Metascore

A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating...and learns a lesson about family himself.

Directors: Tim Johnson, Karey Kirkpatrick | Stars: Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling, Steve Carell, Wanda Sykes

Votes: 148,328 | Gross: $155.02M

8. Dennis the Menace (1993)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family

5.6
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When his parents have to go out of town, Dennis stays with Mr. and Mrs. Wilson. The little menace is driving Mr. Wilson crazy, but Dennis is just trying to be helpful. Even to the thief who's arrived in town.

Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Walter Matthau, Mason Gamble, Joan Plowright, Christopher Lloyd

Votes: 51,474 | Gross: $51.27M

9. The Peanuts Movie (2015)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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67 Metascore

Snoopy embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their archnemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home to win the love of his life.

Director: Steve Martino | Stars: Noah Schnapp, Bill Melendez, Hadley Belle Miller, Francesca Capaldi

Votes: 39,322 | Gross: $130.18M

10. Garfield (2004)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

5.0
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27 Metascore

Jon Arbuckle buys a second pet, a dog named Odie. However, Odie is then abducted and it is up to Jon's cat, Garfield, to find and rescue the canine.

Director: Peter Hewitt | Stars: Breckin Meyer, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Stephen Tobolowsky, Bill Murray

Votes: 72,643 | Gross: $75.37M

11. The Phantom (1996)

PG | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.9
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The Phantom, descendent of a line of African superheroes, travels to New York City to thwart a wealthy criminal genius from obtaining three magic skulls which would give him the secret to ultimate power.

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Billy Zane, Kristy Swanson, Treat Williams, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Votes: 30,649 | Gross: $17.30M

12. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.2
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Television episodes built around the same sorts of incidents found in Hank Ketcham's long-running comic strip.

Stars: Herbert Anderson, Jay North, Gloria Henry, Billy Booth

Votes: 1,561

13. Tamara Drewe (2010)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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64 Metascore

A young newspaper writer returns to her hometown in the English countryside, where her childhood home is being prepped for sale.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Gemma Arterton, Luke Evans, Dominic Cooper, Roger Allam

Votes: 19,441 | Gross: $0.56M

14. 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: 6,282 | Gross: $1.37M

15. Fritz the Cat (1972)

Unrated | 78 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.3
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54 Metascore

A hypocritical swinging college student cat raises hell in a satiric vision of various elements on the 1960s.

Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Skip Hinnant, Rosetta LeNoire, John McCurry, Judy Engles

Votes: 10,150 | Gross: $25.00M

16. The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981)

PG | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Western

5.0
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The sole surviving Texas Ranger of an ambush arranged by the outlaw leader Butch Cavandish returns to fight back as a great masked western hero - The Lone Ranger.

Director: William A. Fraker | Stars: Klinton Spilsbury, Michael Horse, Christopher Lloyd, Matt Clark

Votes: 1,656 | Gross: $12.62M

17. Flash Gordon (2007–2008)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.8
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Hometown Celebrity Steven "Flash" Gordon discovers a secret his father tried desperately to keep hidden. He then embarks on a journey to another dimension in hopes of finding his father who... See full summary »

Stars: Eric Johnson, Gina Holden, Karen Cliche, Jody Racicot

Votes: 2,854

18. Garfield 2 (2006)

PG | 82 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

5.0
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37 Metascore

Jon and Garfield visit the United Kingdom, where a case of mistaken cat identity finds Garfield ruling over a castle. His reign is soon jeopardized by the nefarious Lord Dargis, who has designs on the estate.

Director: Tim Hill | Stars: Breckin Meyer, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Billy Connolly, Bill Murray

Votes: 35,181 | Gross: $28.43M

19. The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik Yak (1984)

R | 87 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.2
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Gwendoline arrives in China in a box, and is helped out of her immediate predicament by a female contact and a devil-may-care adventurer. She's on a mission to find her father, who was last... See full summary »

Director: Just Jaeckin | Stars: Tawny Kitaen, Brent Huff, Zabou Breitman, Bernadette Lafont

Votes: 2,230 | Gross: $1.34M

20. Flash Gordon (1936)

Approved | 245 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Flash Gordon, Dale Arden and Dr. Alexis Zarkov visit the planet Mongo to thwart the evil schemes of Emperor Ming the Merciless, who has set his planet on a collision course with Earth.

Directors: Frederick Stephani, Ray Taylor | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton, Priscilla Lawson

Votes: 1,958

21. Beakman's World (1992– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.5
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A wacky scientist and his companions answer viewer questions about science.

Stars: Paul Zaloom, Mark Ritts, Eliza Schneider, Alanna Ubach

Votes: 2,170

22. Marmaduke (2010)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Family

4.2
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30 Metascore

A suburban family moves to a new neighborhood with their large, yet lovable Great Dane, who has a tendency to wreak havoc in his own oblivious way.

Director: Tom Dey | Stars: Owen Wilson, Judy Greer, Lee Pace, Emma Stone

Votes: 13,342 | Gross: $33.64M

23. The Garfield Show (2008–2016)

TV-Y7 | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

5.6
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A lasagne-loving pussycat adventures and explores the differences between good and bad, and right and wrong.

Stars: Frank Welker, Wally Wingert, Gregg Berger, Jason Marsden

Votes: 1,642

24. Li'l Abner (1959)

Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Musical, Family

6.8
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As Sadie Hawkins Day approaches, Daisy Mae hopes to win the hand of Li'l Abner by catching him in the traditional race. A senator comes to visit to tell the residents of Dogpatch that their... See full summary »

Director: Melvin Frank | Stars: Leslie Parrish, Stubby Kaye, Peter Palmer, Howard St. John

Votes: 1,179

25. The Smurfs (1981–1990)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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The Smurfs are little blue creatures that live in mushroom houses in a forest inhabited mainly by their own kind. The smurfs average daily routine is attempting to avoid Gargomel, an evil man who wants to kill our little blue friends.

Stars: Don Messick, Danny Goldman, Lucille Bliss, Frank Welker

Votes: 13,777

26. Garfield and Friends (1988–1995)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.3
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Stories about Garfield the cat, Odie the dog, their owner Jon and the trouble they get into, and Orson the Pig and his adventures on a farm with fellow farm animals.

Stars: Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger, Howard Morris

Votes: 9,424

27. Dick Tracy (1945)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.1
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Police detective Dick Tracy must identify and apprehend a serial killer known as Splitface.

Director: William Berke | Stars: Morgan Conway, Anne Jeffreys, Mike Mazurki, Jane Greer

Votes: 1,101

28. A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965 TV Short)

TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.4
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Repelled by the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find the true meaning of Christmas.

Director: Bill Melendez | Stars: Ann Altieri, Chris Doran, Sally Dryer, Bill Melendez

Votes: 28,228

29. Dick Tracy vs. Cueball (1946)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.3
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Expensive diamonds are stolen but before the thief can fence them he is strangled by ex-con Cueball, who then takes the gems and continues murdering people he believes are trying to swindle... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Morgan Conway, Anne Jeffreys, Lyle Latell, Rita Corday

Votes: 1,058

30. Defenders of the Earth (1986– )

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.3
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Four of the greatest comic strip heroes join forces to battle Ming the Merciless.

Stars: Loren Lester, Lou Richards, Peter Renaday, Peter Mark Richman

Votes: 1,130

31. My Neighbors the Yamadas (1999)

PG | 104 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.3
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The life and misadventures of a family in contemporary Japan.

Director: Isao Takahata | Stars: Yukiji Asaoka, Tôru Masuoka, Masako Araki, Hayato Isohata

Votes: 8,996

32. Prince Valiant (1997)

PG-13 | 91 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

5.1
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In a time now lost in the mists of memory, the great King Arthur rules in the legendary citadel that is Camelot. His Knights of the Round Table commit acts of derring-do and spend their ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Hickox | Stars: Stephen Moyer, Katherine Heigl, Thomas Kretschmann, Edward Fox

Votes: 1,935

33. The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (1974)

R | 77 min | Animation, Comedy

5.4
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Fritz the Cat may have lost one of his lives in the comics, but in his new movie, he has eight more lives left to go! While his wife screams at him, Fritz lights up a joint and reminiscences about what could have been.

Director: Robert Taylor | Stars: Skip Hinnant, Reva Rose, Bob Holt, Robert Ridgely

Votes: 2,369

34. Rupert (1991–1997)

TV-Y | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.1
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The adventures of a young bear named Rupert who unintentionally ends up in faraway/mystical places, but at the end manages to make it back safely to his home of Nutwood.

Stars: Julie Lemieux, Valerie Boyle, Guy Bannerman, Torquil Campbell

Votes: 1,323

35. Jane and the Lost City (1987)

PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.3
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Jane and the Colonel must journey to Africa to the lost city to retrieve the diamonds before the Nazis do. Based on the classic adult UK comic strip 'Jane,' especially popular during WWII for its strong pin-up elements.

Director: Terry Marcel | Stars: Sam J. Jones, Maud Adams, Jasper Carrott, Kirsten Hughes

Votes: 279

36. Wild Palms (1993– )

300 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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A multi-national corporation attempts to take over America while small pockets of resistance hold out against rampant technology.

Stars: Jim Belushi, Dana Delany, Robert Loggia, Kim Cattrall

Votes: 1,879

37. Annie: A Royal Adventure! (1995 TV Movie)

G | 92 min | Family, Musical

5.1
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Annie is back! Along with her friends Molly, Hannah, her dog Sandy, and her wealthy father Oliver Warbucks. They take a trip to England where Oliver Warbucks is going to be Knighted by the ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Toynton | Stars: Ashley Johnson, Joan Collins, George Hearn, Ian McDiarmid

Votes: 540

38. Tiffany Jones (1973)

R | 90 min | Comedy

4.5
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Light-hearted and occasionally unclothed adaptation of a British comic strip in the over-the-top, on-beyond-Bond spy fantasy vein.

Director: Pete Walker | Stars: Anouska Hempel, Ray Brooks, Susan Sheers, Damien Thomas

Votes: 116

39. Prince Valiant (1954)

Approved | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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A young Viking prince strives to become a knight in King Arthur's Court and restore his exiled father to his rightful throne.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: James Mason, Janet Leigh, Robert Wagner, Debra Paget

Votes: 2,194

40. Richie Rich's Christmas Wish (1998 Video)

G | 84 min | Comedy, Family

4.2
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After getting blamed for spoiling Christmas, the richest kid in the world wishes he'd never been born. Unfortunately, a wishing machine, invented by professor Keenbean, picked up the wish ... See full summary »

Director: John Murlowski | Stars: David Gallagher, Eugene Levy, Keene Curtis, Jake Richardson

Votes: 1,851

41. A Boy Named Charlie Brown (1969)

G | 86 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Charlie Brown makes his way to the national spelling bee finals.

Director: Bill Melendez | Stars: Peter Robbins, Pamelyn Ferdin, Glenn Gilger, Andy Pforsich

Votes: 4,042 | Gross: $13.08M

42. Blondie (1938)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Family

7.1
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Dagwood loses his job on the eve of his and Blondie's fifth wedding anniversary.

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake, Larry Simms, Daisy

Votes: 533

43. Popeye the Sailor (1933)

Passed | 7 min | Animation, Short, Musical

7.7
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Popeye begins his movie career by singing his theme song, demonstrating his strength at a carnival, dancing the hula with Betty Boop, pummeling Bluto, eating his spinach and saving Olive Oyl from certain doom on the railroad tracks.

Director: Dave Fleischer | Stars: William Costello, William Pennell, Bonnie Poe

Votes: 1,452

44. Wicked City (1992)

Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.6
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Taki is assigned to go after Daishu, a businessman who is suspected by the police to be selling the drug "happiness", a drug from the Rapter's world that causes people to "evaporate" if ... See full summary »

Director: Tai Kit Mak | Stars: Leon Lai, Jacky Cheung, Michelle Reis, Tatsuya Nakadai

Votes: 733

45. Dennis the Menace (1986–1988)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

6.3
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Animated series based on the classic comic strip by Hank Ketcham. America's most well-known little terror, Dennis the Menace, gets into numerous scrapes and adventures with his dog Ruff and... See full summary »

Stars: Brennan Thicke, Jeannie Elias, Marilyn Lightstone, Sharon Noble

Votes: 4,438

46. My Name Is Modesty: A Modesty Blaise Adventure (2004)

R | 78 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.6
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When her surrogate father who owns the casino she works in gets murdered, Modesty Blaise takes on those that killed him and are now at the casino to rob it. It turns out she is more than just a modest worker.

Director: Scott Spiegel | Stars: Alexandra Staden, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Raymond Cruz, Fred Pearson

Votes: 2,296

47. The Legend of Prince Valiant (1991–1994)

22 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

7.5
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After his castle is taken over, Valiant, Prince of Thule (Robby Benson), has a dream, in which King Arthur (Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.) calls him to Camelot. Valiant heeds the advice of the dream... See full summary »

Stars: Robby Benson, Michael Horton, Noelle North, Alan Oppenheimer

Votes: 533

48. A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (1973 TV Special)

Not Rated | 30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.7
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Peppermint Patty invites herself and her friends over to Charlie Brown's for Thanksgiving, and with Linus, Snoopy, and Woodstock, he attempts to throw together a Thanksgiving dinner.

Directors: Bill Melendez, Phil Roman | Stars: Todd Barbee, Robin Kohn, Stephen Shea, Hilary Momberger-Powers

Votes: 7,713

49. Brenda Starr (1989)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

4.7
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Mike is a struggling artist who draws the "Brenda Starr" strip for the papers. When Brenda comes to life in the strip and sees how unappreciated she is by Mike, she leaves the strip. To get... See full summary »

Director: Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: Brooke Shields, Timothy Dalton, Tony Peck, Diana Scarwid

Votes: 937 | Gross: $0.07M

50. It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966 TV Special)

Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.2
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The Peanuts gang celebrates Halloween while Linus waits for the Great Pumpkin.

Director: Bill Melendez | Stars: Peter Robbins, Christopher Shea, Sally Dryer, Cathy Steinberg

Votes: 14,317



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