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1. Apollo 13 (I) (1995)

PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.6
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77 Metascore

NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise

Votes: 248,948 | Gross: $173.84M

2. Numb3rs (2005–2010)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Working for the F.B.I., a mathematician uses equations to help solve various crimes.

Stars: Rob Morrow, David Krumholtz, Judd Hirsch, Alimi Ballard

Votes: 37,442

3. Like Stars on Earth (2007)

PG | 165 min | Drama, Family

8.4
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An eight-year-old boy is thought to be a lazy trouble-maker, until the new art teacher has the patience and compassion to discover the real problem behind his struggles in school.

Directors: Aamir Khan, Amole Gupte | Stars: Darsheel Safary, Aamir Khan, Tisca Chopra, Vipin Sharma

Votes: 145,486 | Gross: $1.22M

4. The Mortal Storm (1940)

Passed | 100 min | Drama

7.8
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The Roth family leads a quiet life in a small village in the German Alps during the early 1930s. When the Nazis come to power, the family is divided and Martin Brietner, a family friend is caught up in the turmoil.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Robert Young, Frank Morgan

Votes: 4,132

5. Maggie's Plan (2015)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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76 Metascore

Maggie wants to have a baby, raising him on her own, but when she gets romantically involved with John, a married man, things get complicated and all the balance of Maggie's plans may collapse.

Director: Rebecca Miller | Stars: Greta Gerwig, Ethan Hawke, Julianne Moore, Maya Rudolph

Votes: 14,488 | Gross: $3.35M

6. How to Build a Better Boy (2014 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

5.5
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Teenage tech whizzes unwittingly use military software to program a robotic boyfriend.

Director: Paul Hoen | Stars: China Anne McClain, Kelli Berglund, Marshall Williams, Matt Shively

Votes: 2,352

7. Summer Wars (2009)

PG | 114 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.5
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63 Metascore

A student tries to fix a problem he accidentally caused in OZ, a digital world, while pretending to be the fiancé of his friend at her grandmother's 90th birthday.

Director: Mamoru Hosoda | Stars: Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Nanami Sakuraba, Mitsuki Tanimura, Takahiro Yokokawa

Votes: 23,284 | Gross: $0.08M

8. Team Umizoomi (2010–2015)

TV-Y | 24 min | Animation, Family

5.9
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Umifriend, Team Umizoomi needs your help! Build a super fast speedboat with shapes. Use pattern power to make chocolate and strawberry milk. Fix a broken subway train and so much more with these tiny super heroes!

Stars: Donovan Patton, P.T. Walkley, Ethan Kempner, Madeleine Yen

Votes: 580

9. The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972)

Not Rated | 124 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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An arrogant fashion designer falls in love with an icy beauty who wants to be a model.

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Margit Carstensen, Hanna Schygulla, Katrin Schaake, Eva Mattes

Votes: 7,483

10. Forbidden Games (1952)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, War

8.1
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A young French girl orphaned in a Nazi air attack is befriended by the son of a poor farmer, and together they try to come to terms with the realities of death.

Director: René Clément | Stars: Georges Poujouly, Brigitte Fossey, Amédée, Laurence Badie

Votes: 10,094 | Gross: $0.01M

11. Infinity (1996)

PG | 119 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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Story of the early life of genius and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman.

Director: Matthew Broderick | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Patricia Arquette, Jeffrey Force, Peter Riegert

Votes: 1,605 | Gross: $0.20M

12. 3-2-1 Contact (1980–1992)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Family

8.0
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A children's show explaining various principles of science and their applications.

Stars: David Quinn, Debra Shapiro, Todd A. Rolle, Ginny Ortiz

Votes: 427

13. Square One Television (1987–1992)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.9
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A kids anthology show that humorously illustrates various elements of mathematics.

Stars: Joe Howard, Larry Cedar, Cynthia Darlow, Beverly Mickins

Votes: 503

14. Peg+Cat (2013– )

G | 27 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.8
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A spirited little girl named Peg and her sidekick Cat solve problems using foundational math concepts.

Stars: Christian Distefano, Hayley Faith Negrin, Dwayne Hill, Tommy Wazelle

Votes: 268

15. Travelling Salesman (2012)

80 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.9
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Four mathematicians are hired by the US government to solve the most powerful problem in computer science history.

Director: Timothy Lanzone | Stars: Danny Barclay, Eric Bloom, David John Cole, Malek Houlihan

Votes: 1,121

16. Bonjour Monsieur Shlomi (2003)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Comedy

7.5
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59 Metascore

The new math teacher and new school principal discover the 16-year-old underachiever failing classes is really a genius, and the kid's own family's too busy relying on him to mend family fences to notice his brilliance either.

Director: Shemi Zarhin | Stars: Oshri Cohen, Arieh Elias, Esti Zakheim, Aya Steinovitz

Votes: 1,087

17. Raising Genius (2004)

R | 83 min | Comedy, Drama

4.0
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The film is about a boy who locks himself in the bathroom to work out math equations on the shower wall. The boy has obsessive compulsive parents. The boy is obsessed with a cheerleader ... See full summary »

Directors: Linda Voorhees, Bess Wiley | Stars: Justin Long, Wendie Malick, Ed Begley Jr., Stephen Root

Votes: 381

18. I'm Losing My Temper (1974)

PG | 92 min | Comedy

6.5
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Pierre Durois is a bumbling school teacher with an eye for the older female students; his father is a reputable surgeon who is running for Mayor. There's a film shooting crew in town and ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Zidi | Stars: Pierre Richard, Jane Birkin, Claude Piéplu, Jean Martin

Votes: 1,053

19. Playing Dangerous (1995)

PG-13 | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.0
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A young scientific whiz (Mikey LeBeau) virtually single-handedly defeats corporate mercernaries who take his family hostage to get a blueprint for a top secret super-fast computer chip.

Director: Lawrence Lanoff | Stars: Mikey LeBeau, David Keith Miller, George Shannon, Linda LoPorto

Votes: 280

20. An Innocent Love (1982 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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A gifted 14-year-old junior at the University of Washington replies to an ad of a 19-year-old freshman to be her maths tutor, paving the way for a friendship and a silent first crush. Will the kind genius master the lessons of the heart?

Director: Roger Young | Stars: Melissa Sue Anderson, Doug McKeon, Steven Bauer, Kristoff St. John

Votes: 87

21. Three Pests in a Mess (1945)

15 min | Comedy, Short

7.7
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The stooges are three inventors trying to a get a patent on their preposterous fly catching invention. When they learn they'll have to catch 100,000 flies to earn enough to get a patent, ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Christine McIntyre

Votes: 296

22. La Frontera (1991)

120 min | Drama

7.4
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A high school teacher runs afoul of the government and is sentenced to internal exile.

Director: Ricardo Larraín | Stars: Patricio Contreras, Gloria Laso, Alonso Venegas, Sergio Schmied

Votes: 411

23. The Eight (2005– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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A group of teenagers discover a super power that can change everything.

Stars: Shira Vilensky, Avi Kornick, Yedidya Vital, Adi Himelbloy

Votes: 210

24. Math Bites (2014– )

Comedy

7.5
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A web series featuring the beautiful Danica McKellar showing you how to do complicated math - the cool way.

Stars: Danica McKellar, Brian Tyler Cohen, Meghan Hooper White, Karen Prell

Votes: 20

25. DaGram (2018)

Unrated | 75 min | Comedy

1.2
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When Stuntin' on social media goes terribly wrong.

Director: Wil Lewis | Stars: Josh Adams, Daphnique Springs, Ebony Tates, Ken Thompson Jr.

Votes: 5

26. The Bang Bang Brokers (2017)

87 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.5
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A suicidal stockbroker convinces a Black gang and a Latin gang to join forces and use street moves to sway a hedge fund. A vicious fast moving Action Comedy from the writer / director of The Weathered Underground.

Director: David N. Donihue | Stars: Erik-Michael Estrada, David N. Donihue, Derick Booker, Joy Nash

Votes: 109

27. Between the Folds (2008)

G | 56 min | Documentary

7.6
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Depicts a cast of fine artists and eccentric scientists (from MIT and NASA) who have devoted their lives to the unlikely medium of modern origami. Through their determination to reinterpret... See full summary »

Director: Vanessa Gould | Stars: Erik D. Demaine, Martin L. Demaine, Vincent Floderer, Miri Golan

Votes: 776

28. Wanted: Perfect Mother (1970)

128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Based on the novel by Mars Ravelo and serialized in Pilipino Komiks, Wanted: Perfect Mother is described as " light, heartwarming dramatic story for wholesome family entertainment." It ... See full summary »

Director: Lino Brocka | Stars: Dante Rivero, Liza Lorena, Boots Anson-Roa, Caridad Sanchez

Votes: 17

29. The Turing Enigma (2011)

Not Rated | 73 min | Thriller

6.3
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A missing message from rogue mathematician Alan Turing surfaces as part of the celebrations for his 100th birthday... in code it provides the key to a century old puzzle that if solved will... See full summary »

Director: Pete Wild | Stars: Sam Edge, Helen Webster, Ian Pink, Michael Ross

Votes: 49

30. N Is a Number: A Portrait of Paul Erdös (1993)

Not Rated | 57 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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N Is a Number: A Portrait of Paul Erdos is a 1993 biographical documentary about the life of mathematician Paul Erdos, directed by George Paul Csicsery.

Director: George Paul Csicsery | Stars: Paul Erdös, Ronald Graham, Joel Spencer, J.W.S. Cassels

Votes: 203

31. Prince of Tears (2009)

122 min | Drama

6.5
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Two sisters whose family moves to Taiwan after their father fights in the civil war against the communists in mainland China, find their lives turned upside-down after their parents are thrown into jail and accused of being spies.

Director: Yonfan | Stars: Hsiao-chuan Chang, Xuan Zhu, Wing Fan, Terri Kwan

Votes: 213

32. The Story of 1 (2005 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Comedy, History

7.5
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Terry Jones hosts this documentary on the number one. It looks at early evidence of counting, the use of numbers for simple arithmetic in Sumeria, the development of large numbers and their... See full summary »

Director: Nick Murphy | Stars: Terry Jones, Marcus du Sautoy, Leo Jampinjinpa Wayne, Ahmed Boulane

Votes: 230

33. Journey of the Universe (2011)

TV-G | 56 min | Documentary

6.7
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The Emmy Award winning JOURNEY OF THE UNIVERSE tells an epic story of cosmic, Earth and human transformation from The Big Bang to today. Evolutionary philosopher Brian Thomas Swimme and ... See full summary »

Directors: David Kennard, Patsy Northcutt | Star: Brian Thomas Swimme

Votes: 172

34. Point de fuite (1987)

10 min | Short, Comedy

6.8
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A math teacher arrives at classroom to give a lesson on perspective only to find her students sitting there completely naked and in silence. Totally confused, she undresses as well and proceeds with the class. But there's a catch.

Director: Olivier Smolders | Stars: Catherine Aymerie, François Galland, Stéphanie Dessens, Sarah Lefévre

Votes: 284

35. Evening Class (1967)

30 min | Short, Comedy

6.4
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Jacques Tati teaches an acting class about the subtleties of certain types of people to a group of eager (but not very talented) students.

Director: Nicolas Ribowski | Stars: Jacques Tati, Alain Fayner, Marc Monjou

Votes: 900

36. Sonic X (2005 Video Game)

Adventure, Family

4.1
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A educational video game for the Leapster designed to teach kids simple math.

Stars: Suzanne Goldish, Jason Griffith, Amy Palant, Mike Pollock

Votes: 21

37. Whitewash (1994 TV Short)

Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.2
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A little black girl learns about racism.

Director: Michael Sporn | Stars: Ruby Dee, Serena Henry, Ndehru Roberts, Linda Lavin

Votes: 83

38. Freddi Fish and the Case of the Missing Kelp Seeds (1994 Video Game)

Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.8
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Grandma Grouper's kelp seeds are missing and without them all of the sea creatures will go hungry! Good thing Freddi Fish and her finny friend Luther are on the case, and, thanks to a ... See full summary »

Stars: Annette Toutonghi, Michael McAuliffe, Haley Austin, Jim Bach

Votes: 57

39. Legitimately Mallie!

Comedy | Completed

A "know-it-all", well meaning tween- soon to be teen- and her two best friends hilariously tackle daily shenanigans at school, at home and in every other nook and cranny of their "well ... See full summary »

Stars: Mallian Butler, Gracie Silva, Dieter Kingwergs, Shawna Linzy

40. Math Warriors (2012– )

G | 5 min | Comedy

7.1
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A ragtag team of math nerds from Yale embark on their journey to win the National Collegiate Math-a-Thon against their arch-nemesis, Harvard.

Stars: Kristina Harris, Carl Li, Andy Zou, Victoria Hale

Votes: 100

41. Dormitoryo! Buhay estudyante (1982)

Comedy, Drama

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Director: Armando A. Reyes | Stars: Lorna Tolentino, Mark Gil, Alfie Anido, Arnold Gamboa

42. I Archimedes (2017)

50 min | Documentary

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The story of the Archimedes Palimpsest told by the team of scholars that restored it.

Director: Vittorio Muscia | Stars: Leslie La Penna, Felix De Marez Oyens, Francis J. Wahlgren, Roger Easton

43. In Deep Water (2015)

18 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

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In 1985, two friends set out to find the greatest lost treasure in U.S. history: tons of gold shipwrecked in 1857 somewhere off the Carolina coast. Using historical data and Bayesian math, ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Leckart | Stars: Bob Evans, Rob McCallum, Larry Stone, Michelle Sullivan

44. Easy A (2009)

Not Rated | 4 min | Short, Comedy

5.9
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A naive Calculus student goes to his teacher's house for help, but soon realizes she's more interested in seducing him than explaining quotient rules.

Director: Austin Sheeley | Stars: Maritza Brikisak, Dennis Yeap

Votes: 64

45. Ibrahim (2007)

53 min | Drama

5.7
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A boy in an asylum centre meets a kind woman who lives in a big house. But when he needs her help it's her husband who comes alone to the door.

Director: Manyar I. Parwani | Stars: Ibrahim Sesay, Jens Albinus, Thomas W. Gabrielsson, Andrea Vagn Jensen

Votes: 20

46. Ibi (2015– )

13 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.2
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Ibi and her best friend, Tosi the turtle, go on a variety of adventures in Baldiyar, learn new things and solve others' problems using math and critical thinking while making friends along the way.

Stars: Hakan Bozbey, Elif Küçük, Alp Pazarli, Altay Capan

Votes: 13

47. Dimensions (2008 Video)

160 min | Documentary, Animation

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Stars: Shaun Buller, Matt Delong, Lilli Fragneto, Damien Gaboriau

48. Good Luck (1935)

78 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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A girl,Marie , who got engaged to a boy who is leaving for military training (thirteen days) wins two million on the raffle ,thanks to an older man,Claude , whom she calls her good luck ... See full summary »

Directors: Sacha Guitry, Fernand Rivers | Stars: Sacha Guitry, Jacqueline Delubac, Pauline Carton, Paul Dullac

Votes: 115

49. The Midsummer Wreath (2015 TV Movie)

96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.0
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Princess Verunka's marriage is to save the kingdom, impoverished as a result of its ruler's crazy ideas. She's not hard up for suitors: there's a talented poet, twins - one a general, the ... See full summary »

Director: Jirí Strach | Stars: Jirí Mádl, Eliska Jansová, Ivan Trojan, Bolek Polívka

Votes: 68

50. Schizophrenia: Stolen Minds, Stolen Lives (2000 TV Movie)

Documentary

6.0
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Focuses on the personal cost of schizophrenia and the hope for recovery. It tells the stories of several families, including Nobel Prize winning mathematician John F. Nash, Jr. and his son,... See full summary »

Directors: Peter Schnall, Leslie Wiener | Stars: Nancy Andreasen, Jeffrey Lieberman, John Nash

Votes: 5



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