The definitive ranking of every Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen movie

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For anyone who grew up in the '90s, Mary-Kate and Ashley were an essential part of life: From their Walmart clothing lines and dolls to their TV shows and CDs, everything they touched was pure gold. But, perhaps most notably, their movies -- specifically, all of their straight-to-video movies -- were life-changing works of art

Each of their central 10 VHS masterpieces followed a special, winning formula: The Olsen twins would play versions of themselves with different names, travel to another location for some variety of reasons (Witness Protection Program, Model UN conference, study abroad, reality show, to name a few) and then meet two cute boys, much to the dismay of a mean girl or creepy old villain.

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In other words, they were all perfect.

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 06: Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen attend 2014 World Of Children Awards at 583 Park Avenue on November 6, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 02: Designers Mary-Kate Olsen (L) and Ashley Olsen speak onstage at the 2014 CFDA fashion awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on June 2, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 06: Ashley Olsen, Jim Gold and Mary-Kate Olsen attend 2014 World Of Children Awards at 583 Park Avenue on November 6, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 06: Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen attend 2014 World Of Children Awards at 583 Park Avenue on November 6, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 02: Designers Ashley Olsen (L) and Mary-Kate Olsen attend the 2014 CFDA fashion awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on June 2, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen attend the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 12: Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen attend the Elizabeth and James SEPHORA VIB ROUGE Event on March 12, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 05: Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen attend the Lexus Design Disrupted Event at SIR Stage 37 on September 5, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Toth/FilmMagic)
SAG HARBOR, NY - AUGUST 16: Actress Ashley Olsen attends the 3rd Annual 'The Hamptons Paddle & Party for Pink' Benefit on August 16, 2014 in Sag Harbor, New York. (Photo by Mark Sagliocco/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen attend the Indiana Pacers Vs New York Knicks Game at Madison Square Garden on May 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 15: Ashley Olsen (L) and Mary-Kate Olsen attend the J. Mendel Fall 2012 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at The Theatre at Lincoln Center on February 15, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 31: Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen attend The Fresh Air Funds Salute To American Heroes at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers on May 31, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen attend the Christian Louboutin Cocktail party at Barneys New York on November 1, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 06: Mary- Kate Olsen (L) and Ashley Olsen attend the 2014 World Of Children Awards at 583 Park Avenue on November 6, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Toth/FilmMagic)
Actress/designers Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen attend The Cinema Society & Thierry Mugler screening of 'Midnight in Paris' at the Tribeca Grand Screening Room on May 17, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Charles Eshelman/FilmMagic)
Honorees Ashley Olsen and Mary Kate Olsen, right, attend WSJ Magazine's "Innovator of the Year Awards" at the Museum of Modern Art on Thursday Oct. 18, 2012 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
U.S. actresses Mary-Kate, right, and Ashley Olsen pose as they arrive for the Cinema Against AIDS 2005 charity event of the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amFAR), in Mougins near Cannes, southern France, Thursday, May 19, 2005. The 58th International Film Festival will end in Cannes Saturday. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
** ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, JUNE 13-16**Ashley, left, and Mary-Kate Olsen speak during a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. shareholder's meeting in Fayetteville, Ark., June 7, 2002. The twin sisters, who made their TV debut as infants on ABC's sitcom "Full House" in the late 1980s, have transformed themselves into one of the most powerful brands for the 8-to-12 age group.Their products, which include video games, videos, dolls, books, clothing, accessories and cosmetics, is expected to generate $1 billion in sales this year, through their entertainment and merchandising empire called Dualstar Entertainment Group. (AP Photo/April L. Brown)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 22: (UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS OUT) Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen arrive at the Elle Style Awards 2010 held at The Grand Connaught Rooms on February 22, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Davies/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 17: It was easy to tell the Olsen twins apart at a MoMA benefit: Mary-Kate went for demure, while Ashley rocked a leopard print! (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
LONDON - OCTOBER 07: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen attend a private party to celebrate the launch of Mary-Kate And Ashley Olsen's in line range 'Elizabeth and James' at Selfridges, on October 7, 2008 in London, England. (Photo by Dave M. Benett/Getty Images)
Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2007 - Jenni Kayne - Front Row and Backstage at The Salon, Bryant Park in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/WireImage for Jenni Kayne)
**FILE**Celebrity twins Mary-Kate, left, and Ashley Olsen wave to fans following dedication ceremonies for their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on April 29, 2004. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
Twin actresses Mary-Kate, left, and Ashley Olsen pose for a photo April 18, 2004, in Los Angeles. The sisters who began their careers at the age of nine months on the television sitcom "Full House," star in their first feature film, "New York Minute," which opens Friday, May 7.(AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen arrive at the 29th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Friday, May 17, 2002 in New York. The Olsens are presenters at this year's ceremony. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 02: Accessories designer of the year award recipients Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen of The Row attend the winners walk during the 2014 CFDA fashion awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on June 2, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/WireImage)
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In celebration of these stirring cinematic events that we rewatched in our living rooms as preteens over and over again, we decided to take the 10 most essential Mary-Kate and Ashley flicks and rank them, because, if you aren't ranking things on the internet in 2016, what's really the point?

Check out the definitive ranking of Mary-Kate and Ashley movies below:

10. "New York Minute" (2004)

"New York Minute" was the first of the Mary-Kate and Ashley movies that was released in theaters, and it was a huge disappointment. The girls had clearly checked out and, let's be honest, one of the real pleasures of an Olsen twins movie was watching it in the comfort of your own home while your mom rolled her eyes because you were forcing her to watch it for a 50th time.

9. "The Challenge" (2003)

"The Challenge" was a bizarre parody of "Survivor"-type reality competition shows that, ultimately, didn't quite do the trick. We prefer our girls surrounded by their family, not crazed reality TV contestants and production crews.

8. "Getting There" (2002)

The premise of "Getting There" sounded like a home run: MK&A turn 16, obviously get a car and then take a fun road trip to ... Utah for the Olympics? If the destination had been a bit more realistic, like Cabo, we think this might've turned out a little differently.

7. "When in Rome" (2002)

"When In Rome" was followed the same quippy formula that won Mary-Kate and Ashley so many fans during their other European romps and, though it's no "Passport to Paris," the girls' Italian vacation was hilarious, and let the twins channel their artsy photographer sides.

6. "Switching Goals" (1999)

Mary-Kate and Ashley didn't travel in this one, but they did channel their "It Takes Two" days by switching places so that they can play on the soccer team that they really wanted to be on, due to their coach dad's pressures. Let's think of it as a social commentary on the intricacies of the American family.

5. "Billboard Dad" (1998)

"He's single, he's handsome, he's cool to the max!" In "Billboard Dad," when the girls aren't hanging by the pool, they take it to the streets to try to find their single dad a hot new girlfriend ... literally. The clever plot of having them post a personal ad on a billboard made for some hilariously silly series of events.

4. "Winning London" (2001)

In "Winning London," the girls channel their brainiac sides as they jet across the pond after being invited to a Model UN competition. Things get awkward when they fall for the cute boys on competing teams.

3. "Passport to Paris" (1999)

"What do two all-American girls do in the City of Lights? Ditch their chaperone!" The girls get totally naughty in Paris while visiting their grandfather, romping around the most romantic city in the world with their cute new French boyfriends on Vespas. It's classic Mary-Kate and Ashley, with the twins frequently being dressed in pink (Ashley) and blue (Mary-Kate).

2. "Holiday in the Sun" (2001)

This Bahamas-tastic made us want to travel to Atlantis for years (we never quite convinced our parents), mainly because of those amazing waterslides. It combined the essential qualities of a Mary-Kate and Ashley movie (boys, traveling, more boys) and some of their older mystery movies (they encounter a creepy man stealing artifacts), and it makes for quite the movie. Our favorite part? The fact that a young Megan Fox played their arch-nemesis, Brianna Wallace.

1. "Our Lips Are Sealed" (2000)

The girls headed Down Under after they became eyewitnesses to a crime and the FBI puts them into the Witness Protection Program. Talk about a lofty plot! But it pays off, as the "fun on the run" movie sees the girls fall in love with blonde Aussie boys (romances that include a double-date to a closed amusement park), surf and run from bad guys who tracked them down.

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