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1. Me Before You (2016)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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51 Metascore

A girl in a small town forms an unlikely bond with a recently-paralyzed man she's taking care of.

Director: Thea Sharrock | Stars: Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin, Janet McTeer, Charles Dance

Votes: 172,984 | Gross: $56.25M

2. The Intouchables (2011)

R | 112 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

8.5
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57 Metascore

After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver.

Directors: Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano | Stars: François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot

Votes: 673,251 | Gross: $13.18M

3. The Bone Collector (1999)

R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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45 Metascore

A quadriplegic ex-homicide detective and his female partner try to track down a serial killer who is terrorizing New York City.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Denzel Washington, Angelina Jolie, Queen Latifah, Michael Rooker

Votes: 141,758 | Gross: $66.52M

4. A Separation (2011)

PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Thriller

8.3
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95 Metascore

A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.

Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Payman Maadi, Leila Hatami, Sareh Bayat, Shahab Hosseini

Votes: 195,686 | Gross: $7.10M

5. Daddy Day Care (2003)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Family

5.6
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39 Metascore

Two men get laid off and have to become stay-at-home dads when they can't find jobs. This inspires them to open their own day-care center.

Director: Steve Carr | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Jeff Garlin, Anjelica Huston, Steve Zahn

Votes: 58,416 | Gross: $104.30M

6. The Fundamentals of Caring (2016)

TV-MA | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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55 Metascore

A man suffering an incredible amount of loss enrolls in a class about care-giving that changes his perspective on life.

Director: Rob Burnett | Stars: Craig Roberts, Paul Rudd, Selena Gomez, Alex Huff

Votes: 48,283

7. Bitter Moon (1992)

R | 139 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.2
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After hearing stories of her, a passenger on a cruise ship develops an irresistible infatuation with an eccentric paraplegic's wife.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Hugh Grant, Kristin Scott Thomas, Emmanuelle Seigner, Peter Coyote

Votes: 31,313 | Gross: $1.86M

8. Breathe (I) (2017)

PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.1
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51 Metascore

The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. Their heartwarming celebration of human possibility marks the directorial debut of Andy Serkis.

Director: Andy Serkis | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Claire Foy, Hugh Bonneville, Ed Speleers

Votes: 15,078 | Gross: $0.49M

9. Please Stand By (2017)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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49 Metascore

A young autistic woman runs away from her caregiver in an attempt to submit her manuscript to a "Star Trek" writing competition.

Director: Ben Lewin | Stars: Dakota Fanning, Alice Eve, Toni Collette, Lexi Aaron

Votes: 8,207 | Gross: $0.01M

10. Volver (I) (2006)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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84 Metascore

After her death, a mother returns to her home town in order to fix the situations she couldn't resolve during her life.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Penélope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Dueñas, Blanca Portillo

Votes: 87,588 | Gross: $12.90M

11. The Glass House (2001)

PG-13 | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.8
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34 Metascore

An orphaned teenager is taken in by a Malibu couple but discovers they aren't the caring friends they seemed to be.

Director: Daniel Sackheim | Stars: Diane Lane, Leelee Sobieski, Stellan Skarsgård, Bruce Dern

Votes: 29,412 | Gross: $18.00M

12. Away from Her (2006)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama

7.6
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88 Metascore

A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, Aubrey, a wheelchair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home.

Director: Sarah Polley | Stars: Julie Christie, Michael Murphy, Gordon Pinsent, Stacey LaBerge

Votes: 20,519 | Gross: $4.57M

13. Shut In (I) (2016)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

4.7
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25 Metascore

A widowed child psychologist lives an isolated existence in rural New England. Caught in a deadly winter storm, she must find a way to rescue a young boy before he disappears forever.

Director: Farren Blackburn | Stars: Naomi Watts, Charlie Heaton, Jacob Tremblay, Oliver Platt

Votes: 10,947 | Gross: $6.88M

14. Doc McStuffins (2012– )

G | 11 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

6.7
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"Doc McStuffins" is an imaginative animated series about Doc McStuffins, a young girl who aspires to be a doctor like her mom and communicates with and heals broken toys and stuffed animals.

Stars: Lara Jill Miller, Kiara Muhammad, Loretta Devine, Robbie Rist

Votes: 1,577

15. Mother and Child (2009)

R | 125 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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64 Metascore

A drama centered around three women: A fifty-year-old woman, the daughter she gave up for adoption thirty-five years ago, and a woman looking to adopt a child of her own.

Director: Rodrigo García | Stars: Naomi Watts, Annette Bening, Kerry Washington, Alexandria M. Salling

Votes: 10,972 | Gross: $1.11M

16. A Bramble House Christmas (2017 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama

7.2
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Finn Conrad becomes suspicious as to why his father left a nurse, named Willa $100,000, and goes undercover to investigate. When she discovers his true identity, will it keep her from ever trusting him again?

Director: Steven R. Monroe | Stars: Autumn Reeser, David Haydn-Jones, Liam Hughes, Teryl Rothery

Votes: 1,185

17. Infinitely Polar Bear (2014)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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64 Metascore

A father struggling with bipolar disorder tries to win back his wife by attempting to take full responsibility of their two young, spirited daughters, who don't make the overwhelming task any easier.

Director: Maya Forbes | Stars: Mark Ruffalo, Zoe Saldana, Imogene Wolodarsky, Ashley Aufderheide

Votes: 13,869 | Gross: $1.43M

18. The Red Pill (2016)

TV-14 | 108 min | Documentary

8.4
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The Red Pill chronicles filmmaker Cassie Jaye's journey following the mysterious and polarizing Men's Rights Movement. The Red Pill explores today's gender war and asks the question "what is the future of gender equality?"

Director: Cassie Jaye | Stars: Cassie Jaye, Paul Elam, Attila Vinczer, Dean Esmay

Votes: 8,573

19. Vera Drake (2004)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain--a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Imelda Staunton, Jim Broadbent, Heather Craney, Richard Graham

Votes: 22,406 | Gross: $3.75M

20. Poetry (2010)

Unrated | 139 min | Drama

7.8
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87 Metascore

A sixty-something woman, faced with the discovery of a heinous family crime and in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, finds strength and purpose when she enrolls in a poetry class.

Director: Chang-dong Lee | Stars: Jeong-hie Yun, Da-wit Lee, Hee-ra Kim, Nae-sang Ahn

Votes: 8,643 | Gross: $0.36M

21. The Savages (2007)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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85 Metascore

A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.

Director: Tamara Jenkins | Stars: Laura Linney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Philip Bosco, Peter Friedman

Votes: 34,375 | Gross: $6.61M

22. The Dead Girl (2006)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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65 Metascore

The clues to a young woman's death come together as the lives of seemingly unrelated people begin to intersect.

Director: Karen Moncrieff | Stars: Toni Collette, Brittany Murphy, Marcia Gay Harden, Piper Laurie

Votes: 13,841 | Gross: $0.02M

23. The Good Nurse

Crime, Drama, Mystery | Pre-production

An infamous caregiver is implicated in the deaths of hundreds of hospital patients.

Director: Tobias Lindholm | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Eddie Redmayne

24. Hugo Pool (1997)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

5.1
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Hugo Pool is a quirky tale of a Los Angeles pool cleaner who falls in love with a young man dying of Lou Gerhig's Disease.

Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Alyssa Milano, Mark Boone Junior, Malcolm McDowell, Brendan Dawson

Votes: 1,807 | Gross: $0.00M

25. The Rain People (1969)

R | 101 min | Drama

6.9
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When a housewife finds out she is pregnant, she runs out of town looking for freedom to reevaluate her life decisions.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: James Caan, Shirley Knight, Robert Duvall, Marya Zimmet

Votes: 2,512

26. Nine Lives (2005)

R | 115 min | Drama

6.8
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80 Metascore

Captives of the very relationships that define and sustain them, nine women resiliently meet the travails and disappointments of life.

Director: Rodrigo García | Stars: Kathy Baker, Amy Brenneman, Glenn Close, LisaGay Hamilton

Votes: 6,305 | Gross: $0.48M

27. Rory O'Shea Was Here (2004)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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59 Metascore

When the kinetic Rory moves into his room in the Carrigmore Residential Home for the Disabled, his effect on the home is immediate. Most telling is his friendship with Michael, a young man with cerebral palsy and nearly unintelligible speech. Somehow, Rory understands Michael, and encourages him to experience life outside the confines of home.

Director: Damien O'Donnell | Stars: James McAvoy, Steven Robertson, Romola Garai, Alan King

Votes: 13,492 | Gross: $0.02M

28. Hateship Loveship (2013)

R | 104 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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59 Metascore

A wild teenage girl orchestrates a romance between her nanny and her father, who is a recovering addict.

Director: Liza Johnson | Stars: Kristen Wiig, Guy Pearce, Hailee Steinfeld, Nick Nolte

Votes: 6,081 | Gross: $0.05M

29. Winter Passing (2005)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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56 Metascore

Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has... See full summary »

Director: Adam Rapp | Stars: Ed Harris, Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell, Darrell Larson

Votes: 7,854 | Gross: $0.10M

30. I Never Sang for My Father (1970)

GP | 92 min | Drama

7.7
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A man who wants to move on with his life by moving to California and marry his girlfriend, finds it difficult as he still lives in the towering shadow of his aging father.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Melvyn Douglas, Gene Hackman, Dorothy Stickney, Estelle Parsons

Votes: 2,099

31. Hope Springs (2003)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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A brokenhearted English artist travels to Hope, USA, hoping to get on with his life. He starts by drawing faces there. He befriends the cute Mandy. But then his scheming ex shows up and wants him back.

Director: Mark Herman | Stars: Colin Firth, Minnie Driver, Mary Steenburgen, Heather Graham

Votes: 6,264

32. The Assault (2014 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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Sam Gleason lives in a town where high school football is the backbone of the community. When she accuses a member of the team of committing heinous acts against her on a night she can't even remember, will anyone believe her?

Director: Jason Winn | Stars: Gary Weeks, Khandi Alexander, Erin Cole, Malik Yoba

Votes: 745

33. The Caretakers (1963)

Approved | 97 min | Drama

5.2
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This movie chronicles the trials of the mentally ill and their care-givers in an over-crowded ward of a hospital. Dr. MacLeod (Robert Stack) is a new, optimistic doctor who attempts to ... See full summary »

Director: Hall Bartlett | Stars: Robert Stack, Polly Bergen, Diane McBain, Joan Crawford

Votes: 614

34. The Carer (I) (2016)

89 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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When the question is to be or not to be, there is only one answer.

Director: János Edelényi | Stars: Maitland Chandler, Ruth Posner, Coco König, Selina Cadell

Votes: 1,125 | Gross: $0.01M

35. Glass House: The Good Mother (2006 Video)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.7
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Young siblings Abby and Ethan are adopted by outwardly perfect parents Eve and Raymond Goode, only to find that that their new guardian's remote mansion is far from the idyllic abode that it initially appears to be.

Director: Steve Antin | Stars: Angie Harmon, Joel Gretsch, Jordan Hinson, Bobby Coleman

Votes: 2,268

36. Promise (1986 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama, Family

7.6
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When his mother dies, Bob not only inherits her house, but also the custody of his younger brother, who suffers from schizophrenia and epilepsy. At the age of 21, Bob promised to look after... See full summary »

Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: James Garner, James Woods, Piper Laurie, Peter Michael Goetz

Votes: 362

37. Jellyfish (2007)

Unrated | 78 min | Drama

7.0
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67 Metascore

Meduzot (the Hebrew word for Jellyfish) tells the story of three very different Israeli women living in Tel Aviv whose intersecting stories weave an unlikely portrait of modern Israeli life... See full summary »

Directors: Shira Geffen, Etgar Keret | Stars: Sarah Adler, Nikol Leidman, Gera Sandler, Noa Raban

Votes: 2,421 | Gross: $0.34M

38. Something About Her

Drama | Post-production

A story of an improbable friendship between a Santa Barbara socialite, suffering from ALS and her caretaker from Senegal.

Director: Carl Colpaert | Stars: Cameron Richardson, Anna Diop, Dani Dare, Anthony Michael Hall

39. We Were Here (I) (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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94 Metascore

A deep and reflective look at the arrival and impact of AIDS in San Francisco and how individuals rose to the occasion during the first years of this unimaginable crisis.

Directors: David Weissman, Bill Weber | Stars: Ed Wolf, Daniel Goldstein, Guy Clark, Eileen Glutzer

Votes: 1,837

40. Stand (2014)

Unrated | 87 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.1
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A couple's search for the truth about a homophobic crime in Russia.

Director: Jonathan Taieb | Stars: Renat Shuteev, Andrey Kurganov, Andrey Koshman, Ekaterina Rusnak

Votes: 145

41. My Man (2014)

129 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.4
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After losing everything in a tsunami, 10-year-old Hana is taken in by 26-year-old distant relative Jungo Kusarino. They live as father and daughter but share a profound sense of loss. Jungo... See full summary »

Director: Kazuyoshi Kumakiri | Stars: Fumi Nikaidô, Tadanobu Asano, Aoba Kawai, Tatsuya Fuji

Votes: 490

42. Bakhita (2009 TV Movie)

Biography

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Bakhita is captured as a slave as a child, a Viennian man sees her. Many years later the man has returned to do business and recognizes her. After saving her, he takes her back to his home.... See full summary »

Director: Giacomo Campiotti | Stars: Teresa Acerbis, Ettore Bassi, Federica Bau, Sonia Bergamasco

Votes: 185

43. Filipinas (2003)

100 min | Drama

6.7
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Director: Joel Lamangan | Stars: Armida Siguion-Reyna, Maricel Soriano, Richard Gomez, Aiko Melendez

Votes: 43

44. Caregiver (2008)

130 min | Drama

6.2
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Sarah Gonzales, a grade school English teacher, joins the 150,000 Pinoy OFWs working in the United Kingdom to support her husband, Teddy Gonzales, in making a better living for their family... See full summary »

Director: Chito S. Roño | Stars: Sharon Cuneta, John Estrada, Rica Peralejo, John Manalo

Votes: 148

45. It's Not Yet Dark (2016)

81 min | Documentary

7.7
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75 Metascore

It's Not Yet Dark tells the ground breaking story of Simon Fitzmaurice, a talented young Irish film maker with ALS (MND), as he embarks on directing his first feature film through the use of his eyes and eye gaze technology.

Director: Frankie Fenton | Stars: Simon Fitzmaurice, Ruth Fitzmaurice, Damien Fitzmaurice, Florence Fitzmaurice

Votes: 156 | Gross: $0.00M

46. Grace & Glorie (1998 TV Movie)

PG | 98 min | Drama

6.9
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When a lonely ex-New Yorker moves into the home of a rural senior to act as a hospice worker, the two initially couldn't seem to be less alike. However, as time passes, the two find much ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: Gena Rowlands, Diane Lane, Neal McDonough, Chris Beetem

Votes: 240

47. Gen Silent (2011)

70 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.2
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LGBT people who fought the earliest battles for equality now face so much fear about discrimination, or worse, in health care/long-term care that they hide their past lives, are afraid to ... See full summary »

Director: Stu Maddux

Votes: 53

48. Extreme Private Eros: Love Song 1974 (1974)

Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary

7.3
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In this uncomfortably intimate film, documentary filmmaker Kazuo Hara visits his ex-girlfriend Miyuki and records her new relationships.

Director: Kazuo Hara | Stars: Kazuo Hara, Miyuki Takeda, Sachiko Kobayashi

Votes: 241

49. An Angel Named Billy (2007)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, Romance

4.0
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Evicted from his home, a pleasant gay teen finds support and acceptance as a hired caregiver for a professional photographer's father after his latest stroke.

Director: Greg Osborne | Stars: Dustin Belt, Richard Lewis Warren, Hank Fields, Kadyr Gutierrez

Votes: 344

50. Reach for Me (2008)

Unrated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Dying is hell - and Alvin's going to make sure everyone knows it. Academy Award nominees Seymour Cassell & Alfre Woodard star. AARP Movies for Grownups Award-winner.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Seymour Cassel, Johnny Whitworth, Lacey Chabert, Alfre Woodard

Votes: 233



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