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The Best Adaptation Movies on Free Services

Finding a good Adaptation movie to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Adaptation movies of all time streaming on Free Services.

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1. Spotlight

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8.1/10
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92/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys. Led by editor Walter "Robby" Robinson, reporters Michael Rezendes, Matt Carroll and Sacha Pfeiffer interview victims and try to unseal sensitive documents. The reporters make it their mission to provide proof of a cover-up of sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic Church.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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2. Stand by Me

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8.1/10
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89/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle, Vudu & IMDb TV), stream on a subscription service (Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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3. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

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7.8/10
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88/100
Released: 2000Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (IMDb TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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4. Memories of Murder

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8.1/10
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87/100
Released: 2003Rated: G
Crime, Drama

What it's about: 1986 Gyunggi Province. The body of a young woman is found brutally raped and murdered. Two months later, a series of rapes and murders commences under similar circumstances. And in a country that had never known such crimes, the dark whispers about a serial murderer grow louder. A special task force is set up in the area, with two local detectives Park Doo-Man and Jo Young-Goo joined by a detective from Seoul who requested to be assigned to the case.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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5. Silver Linings Playbook

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7.7/10
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87/100
Released: 2012Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (IMDb TV) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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6. Dances with Wolves

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8.0/10
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87/100
Released: 1990Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Wounded Civil War soldier, John Dunbar tries to commit suicide—and becomes a hero instead. As a reward, he's assigned to his dream post, a remote junction on the Western frontier, and soon makes unlikely friends with the local Sioux tribe.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV & IMDb TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Showtime & Hulu), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime & Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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7. Ghost in the Shell

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8.0/10
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87/100
Released: 1995Rated: PG-13
Animation, Anime

What it's about: In the year 2029, the barriers of our world have been broken down by the net and by cybernetics, but this brings new vulnerability to humans in the form of brain-hacking. When a highly-wanted hacker known as 'The Puppetmaster' begins involving them in politics, Section 9, a group of cybernetically enhanced cops, are called in to investigate and stop the Puppetmaster.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV & Vudu) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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8. Short Term 12

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8.0/10
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86/100
Released: 2013Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: Grace, a compassionate young supervisor at a foster care facility, works with her boyfriend and colleague, Mason, to help at-risk teens. But when a new charge dredges up memories of her own troubled past, Grace's tough exterior begins eroding.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix, Tubi TV & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 5 others).

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9. Metropolis

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8.3/10
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86/100
Released: 1927
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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10. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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7.8/10
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86/100
Released: 2009Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish industrialist Hans-Erik Wennerström. Nevertheless, he is hired by Henrik Vanger in order to solve a cold case, the disappearance of Vanger's niece

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix), stream on a subscription service (Sundance Now & Kanopy), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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11. What's Eating Gilbert Grape

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7.8/10
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86/100
Released: 1993Rated: PG-13
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Gilbert has to care for his brother Arnie and his obese mother, which gets in the way when love walks into his life.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix & Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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12. Hugo

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7.5/10
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85/100
Released: 2011Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his late father. Accompanied by the goddaughter of an embittered toy merchant, Hugo embarks on a quest to solve the mystery of the automaton and find a place he can call home.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Showtime), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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13. Sense and Sensibility

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7.6/10
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83/100
Released: 1995Rated: PG
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle & IMDb TV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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14. The NeverEnding Story

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7.4/10
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83/100
Released: 1984Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck dragon named Falkor, must save Fantasia from the destruction of The Nothing.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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15. Primal Fear

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7.7/10
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82/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not have been a third person in the room. The intensity builds when a surprise twist alters everyone's perception of the crime.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix & Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Showtime), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime & Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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16. His Girl Friday

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7.9/10
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82/100
Released: 1940Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Hildy, the journalist former wife of newspaper editor Walter Burns, visits his office to inform him that she's engaged and will be getting remarried the next day. Walter can't let that happen and frames the fiancé, Bruce Baldwin, for one thing after another, to keep him temporarily held in prison, while trying to steer Hildy into returning to her old job as his employee.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix, SnagFilms, Tubi TV & 1 other), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Dove Channel, Secrets of Cinema & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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17. Still Alice

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7.5/10
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82/100
Released: 2014Rated: PG-13
Drama

What it's about: Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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18. Headhunters

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7.5/10
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82/100
Released: 2011Rated: R
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: An accomplished headhunter risks everything to obtain a valuable painting owned by a former mercenary..

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a subscription service (Warriors Gangsters) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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19. Interview with the Vampire

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7.6/10
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82/100
Released: 1994Rated: R
Drama, Fantasy

What it's about: A vampire relates his epic life story of love, betrayal, loneliness, and dark hunger to an over-curious reporter.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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20. Monster

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7.3/10
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82/100
Released: 2003Rated: R
Biography, Crime

What it's about: An emotionally scarred highway drifter shoots a sadistic trick who rapes her, and ultimately becomes America's first female serial killer.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix, Tubi TV, Vudu & 1 other), stream on a subscription service (Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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21. We Need to Talk About Kevin

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7.5/10
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81/100
Released: 2011Rated: R
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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22. A Monster Calls

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7.5/10
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81/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: A boy imagines a monster that helps him deal with his difficult life and see the world in a different way.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (IMDb TV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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23. Philomena

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7.6/10
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81/100
Released: 2013Rated: PG-13
Biography, Drama

What it's about: A woman searches for her adult son, who was taken away from her decades ago when she was forced to live in a convent.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV & Vudu) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 3 others).

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24. The Walk

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7.3/10
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80/100
Released: 2015Rated: PG
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: The story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit's attempt to cross the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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25. The Queen

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7.3/10
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80/100
Released: 2006Rated: PG-13
Biography, Drama

What it's about: The Queen is an intimate behind the scenes glimpse at the interaction between HM Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Tony Blair during their struggle, following the death of Diana, to reach a compromise between what was a private tragedy for the Royal family and the public's demand for an overt display of mourning.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (NatGeo), stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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26. Silence

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7.1/10
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80/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Drama, History

What it's about: Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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27. T2 Trainspotting

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7.2/10
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79/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Drama, Crime

What it's about: After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud and Begbie.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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28. The Dead Zone

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7.2/10
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79/100
Released: 1983Rated: R
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher with his whole life ahead of him but, after leaving his fiancee's home one night, is involved in a car crash which leaves him in a coma for 5 years. When he wakes, he discovers he has an ability to see into the past, present and future life of anyone with whom he comes into physical contact.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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29. Clue

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7.3/10
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79/100
Released: 1985Rated: PG
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: Clue finds six colorful dinner guests gathered at the mansion of their host, Mr. Boddy -- who turns up dead after his secret is exposed: He was blackmailing all of them. With the killer among them, the guests and Boddy's chatty butler must suss out the culprit before the body count rises.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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30. Girl, Interrupted

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79/100
Released: 1999Rated: R
Drama, Biography

What it's about: Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, Susanna Kaysen's prescribed "short rest" from a psychiatrist she had met only once becomes a strange, unknown journey into Alice's Wonderland, where she struggles with the thin line between normal and crazy. Susanna soon realizes how hard it is to get out once she has been committed, and she ultimately has to choose between the world of people who belong inside or the difficult world of reality outside.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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31. Spider-Man 3

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6.2/10
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78/100
Released: 2007Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Fantasy

What it's about: The seemingly invincible Spider-Man goes up against an all-new crop of villains—including the shape-shifting Sandman. While Spider-Man’s superpowers are altered by an alien organism, his alter ego, Peter Parker, deals with nemesis Eddie Brock and also gets caught up in a love triangle.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hulu) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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32. Wonder Boys

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Released: 2000Rated: R
Comedy, LGBTQ

What it's about: Grady is a 50-ish English professor who hasn't had a thing published in years -- not since he wrote his award winning "Great American Novel" 7 years ago. This weekend proves even worse than he could imagine as he finds himself reeling from one misadventure to another in the company of a new wonder boy author.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix & Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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33. Shaun the Sheep Movie

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Released: 2015Rated: PG
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it's up to Shaun and the flock to return everyone safely to the green grass of home.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu & IMDb TV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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34. Dead Ringers

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Released: 1988Rated: R
Drama, Horror

What it's about: Elliot, a successful gynecologist, works at the same practice as his identical twin, Beverly. Elliot is attracted to many of his patients and has affairs with them. When he inevitably loses interest, he will give the woman over to Beverly, the meeker of the two, without the woman knowing the difference. Beverly falls hard for one of the patients, Claire, but when she inadvertently deceives him, he slips into a state of madness.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle, PopcornFlix & Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Shout Factory TV & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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35. Zulu

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Released: 1964
Drama, Cult

What it's about: In 1879, during the Zulu wars, man-of-the-people, Lt. John Chard and snooty Lt Gonville Bromhead were in charge of defending the isolated Natal outpost of Rorke's Drift from tribal hordes, holding out during an Alamo-like siege until they are overwhelmed, losing the battle, but going down in history as heroes. 150 soldiers defended a supply station against some 4000 Zulus, aided by the Martini-Henry rifle "with some guts behind it". In the hundred years since the Victoria Cross was created for valour and extreme courage beyond that normally expected of the British soldier in face of the enemy only 1344 have been awarded. Eleven of these were won by the defenders of the mission station at Rorke's Drift, Natal, January 22nd to the 23rd 1879.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (SnagFilms) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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36. Lawless

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Released: 2012Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Set in the Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 3 others).

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37. Terms of Endearment

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Released: 1983Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Aurora and her daughter, Emma march to the beat of different drums. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix), stream on a subscription service (CBS All Access & Kanopy), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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38. The Secret Garden

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Released: 1993Rated: G
Drama, Independent

What it's about: A young British girl born and reared in India loses her neglectful parents in an earthquake. She is returned to England to live at her uncle's castle. Her uncle is very distant due to the loss of his wife ten years before. Neglected once again, she begins exploring the estate and discovers a garden that has been locked and neglected. Aided by one of the servants' boys, she begins restoring the garden, and eventually discovers some other secrets of the manor.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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39. On Golden Pond

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Released: 1981Rated: PG
Drama

What it's about: For Norman and Ethel Thayer, this summer on golden pond is filled with conflict and resolution. When their daughter Chelsea arrives, the family is forced to renew the bonds of love and overcome the generational friction that has existed for years. Norman must find his way through his anger and fear of growing old, while Chelsea struggles to rebuild their relationship. Ethel's consistent support of her "Knight in shining armor" is inspirational in its simplicity. This is a movie to ponder and always keep in your heart.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix & Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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40. The Outsiders

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7.1/10
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77/100
Released: 1983Rated: PG
Drama, Crime

What it's about: When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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41. King of Devil's Island

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7.5/10
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77/100
Released: 2010
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Based on a true story: Norwegian winter, 1915. On the island Bastøy, outside Oslo, a group of young boys aged 11 to 18, are held in an institution for delinquent youth, notorious for its sadistic regime. One day a new boy, Erling, arrives, determined to escape from the island. After a tragic incident, he ends up leading the boys in a violent uprising. When the boys manage to take over the island, 150 soldiers are sent in to restore order.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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42. Much Ado About Nothing

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7.3/10
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77/100
Released: 1993Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: In this Shakespearean farce, Hero and her groom-to-be, Claudio, team up with Claudio's commanding officer, Don Pedro, the week before their wedding to hatch a matchmaking scheme. Their targets are sharp-witted duo Benedick and Beatrice -- a tough task indeed, considering their corresponding distaste for love and each other. Meanwhile, meddling Don John plots to ruin the wedding.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV & Vudu) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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43. Marathon Man

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7.5/10
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76/100
Released: 1976Rated: R
Crime, Mystery

What it's about: A graduate student and obsessive runner in New York is drawn into a mysterious plot involving his brother, a member of the secretive Division.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix & Tubi TV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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44. Bronson

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7.1/10
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76/100
Released: 2008Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Cult

What it's about: A young man who was sentenced to 7 years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending 30 years in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter ego, Charles Bronson.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a subscription service (Dox & Warriors Gangsters) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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45. Wake in Fright

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7.7/10
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76/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Drama, Independent

What it's about: Wake in Fright is the story of John Grant, a bonded teacher who arrives in the rough outback mining town of Bundanyabba planning to stay overnight before catching the plane to Sydney, but as one night stretches into several he plunges headlong into his own destruction.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix, Tubi TV & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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46. Finding Forrester

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7.3/10
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76/100
Released: 2000Rated: PG-13
Drama

What it's about: Gus Van Sant tells the story of a young African American man named Jamal who confronts his talents while living on the streets of the Bronx. He accidentally runs into an old writer named Forrester who discovers his passion for writing. With help from his new mentor Jamal receives a scholarship to a private school.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle & IMDb TV), stream on a subscription service (Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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47. El Dorado

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7.6/10
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76/100
Released: 1967Rated: G
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (IMDb TV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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48. Bloody Sunday

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7.6/10
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76/100
Released: 2002Rated: R
Drama, Independent

What it's about: The dramatised story of the Irish civil rights protest march on January 30 1972 which ended in a massacre by British troops.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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49. Flipped

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7.7/10