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1. Pacific Rim (2013)

PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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64 Metascore

As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.

Writers: Travis Beacham, Guillermo del Toro | Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day

2. A History of Violence (2005)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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81 Metascore

A mild-mannered man becomes a local hero through an act of violence, which sets off repercussions that will shake his family to its very core.

Writers: John Wagner, Vince Locke, Josh Olson | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris, William Hurt

3. Alias (2001–2006)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

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Sydney Bristow is an international spy recruited out of college and trained for espionage and self-defense.

Creator: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Jennifer Garner, Ron Rifkin, Carl Lumbly, Kevin Weisman

4. A Dangerous Method (2011)

R | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

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76 Metascore

A look at how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis.

Writers: Christopher Hampton, John Kerr | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen, Vincent Cassel

5. Eastern Promises (2007)

R | 100 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

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82 Metascore

A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.

Writer: Steven Knight | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Naomi Watts, Viggo Mortensen, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Josef Altin

6. Escape from New York (1981)

R | 99 min | Action, Sci-Fi

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In 1997, when the US President crashes into Manhattan, now a giant max. security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in for a rescue.

Writers: John Carpenter, Nick Castle | Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence

7. Cosmopolis (2012)

R | 109 min | Drama, Thriller

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Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager's day devolves into an odyssey with a cast of characters that start to tear his world apart.

Writers: David Cronenberg, Don DeLillo | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, Sarah Gadon, Mathieu Amalric

8. The Fly (1986)

R | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

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79 Metascore

A brilliant but eccentric scientist begins to transform into a giant man/fly hybrid after one of his experiments goes horribly wrong.

Writers: George Langelaan, Charles Edward Pogue, David Cronenberg | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz, Joy Boushel

9. Crash (1996)

NC-17 | 100 min | Drama

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After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife.

Writers: J.G. Ballard, David Cronenberg | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: James Spader, Holly Hunter, Elias Koteas, Deborah Kara Unger

10. Shortbus (2006)

Unrated | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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64 Metascore

A group of New Yorkers caught up in their romantic-sexual milieu converge at an underground salon infamous for its blend of art, music, politics, and carnality.

Writer: John Cameron Mitchell | Director: John Cameron Mitchell | Stars: Sook-Yin Lee, Peter Stickles, PJ DeBoy, Paul Dawson

11. Maps to the Stars (2014)

R | Drama | Completed

Complex look at Hollywood and what it reveals about Western culture.

Writer: Bruce Wagner | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Julianne Moore, Robert Pattinson, Mia Wasikowska, Carrie Fisher

12. Jason X (2001)

R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Jason Voorhees returns with a new look, a new machete, and his same murderous attitude as he is awakened on a spaceship in the 25th century.

Writers: Victor Miller, Todd Farmer | Director: James Isaac | Stars: Kane Hodder, Lexa Doig, Jeff Geddis, David Cronenberg

13. eXistenZ (1999)

R | 97 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

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68 Metascore

A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.

Writer: David Cronenberg | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Jude Law, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ian Holm, Willem Dafoe

14. Skinwalkers (2006)

R | 110 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

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A 12 year old boy and his mother become the targets of two warring werewolf packs, each with different intentions and motives.

Writers: James DeMonaco, Todd Harthan, James Roday | Director: James Isaac | Stars: Jason Behr, Elias Koteas, Rhona Mitra, Natassia Malthe

15. Naked Lunch (1991)

R | 115 min | Drama, Fantasy

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67 Metascore

After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally murders his wife and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in a port town in North Africa.

Writers: William S. Burroughs, David Cronenberg | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Peter Weller, Judy Davis, Ian Holm, Julian Sands

16. Videodrome (1983)

R | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

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60 Metascore

A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.

Writer: David Cronenberg | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: James Woods, Deborah Harry, Sonja Smits, Peter Dvorsky

17. The Dead Zone (1983)

R | 103 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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69 Metascore

A man awakens from a coma to discover he has a psychic detective ability.

Writers: Jeffrey Boam, Stephen King | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt, Herbert Lom

18. Scanners (1981)

R | 103 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

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60 Metascore

A scientist sends a man with extraordinary psychic powers to hunt others like him.

Writer: David Cronenberg | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Jennifer O'Neill, Stephen Lack, Patrick McGoohan, Lawrence Dane

19. To Die For (1995)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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86 Metascore

Suzanne Stone is an aspiring TV personality who will do anything to be in the spotlight- including enlisting 3 teenagers to kill her husband.

Writers: Joyce Maynard, Buck Henry | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Matt Dillon, Joaquin Phoenix, Casey Affleck

20. Spider (2002)

R | 98 min | Drama

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A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.

Writer: Patrick McGrath | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Miranda Richardson, Gabriel Byrne, Lynn Redgrave

21. Dead Ringers (1988)

R | 116 min | Drama, Thriller

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86 Metascore

Twin gynecologists take full advantage of the fact that nobody can tell them apart, until their relationship begins to deteriorate over a woman.

Writers: David Cronenberg, Norman Snider, Bari Wood, Jack Geasland | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Geneviève Bujold, Heidi von Palleske, Barbara Gordon

22. Barney's Version (2010)

R | 134 min | Comedy, Drama

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The picaresque and touching story of the politically incorrect, fully lived life of the impulsive, irascible and fearlessly blunt Barney Panofsky.

Writers: Mordecai Richler, Michael Konyves | Director: Richard J. Lewis | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Rosamund Pike, Jake Hoffman, Macha Grenon

23. Rewind (2013 TV Movie)

76 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Revolves around a team of military field operatives and civilian scientists who must use untested technology to travel back in time to alter past events in order to change the future and avoid a devastating terrorist attack.

Writer: Justin Marks | Director: Jack Bender | Stars: Shane McRae, Jennifer Ferrin, Robbie Jones, Keon Mohajeri

24. The Brood (1979)

R | 92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

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A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, while a series of brutal attacks committed by a brood of mutant children coincides with the husband's investigation.

Writer: David Cronenberg | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar, Art Hindle, Henry Beckman

25. Happy Town (2010– )

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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A deputy sheriff is confronted with the unsolved mystery of a half-dozen child kidnappings over the past decade in a small town in Minnesota.

Creators: Josh Appelbaum, André Nemec, Scott Rosenberg | Stars: Geoff Stults, Lauren German, Amy Acker, Robert Wisdom

27. Nightbreed (1990)

R | 102 min | Fantasy, Horror

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A community of mutant outcasts of varying types and abilities attempts to escape the attention of a psychotic serial killer and redneck vigilantes with the help of a brooding young man who ... See full summary »

Writer: Clive Barker | Director: Clive Barker | Stars: Craig Sheffer, David Cronenberg, Anne Bobby, Charles Haid

28. Friday's Curse (1987–1990)

60 min | Horror

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Two young antique store owners must recover cursed antiques.

Creators: Larry B. Williams, Frank Mancuso Jr. | Stars: Louise Robey, Chris Wiggins, John D. LeMay, Steve Monarque

29. Into the Night (1985)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

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Ed Okin's life is somewhat out of control. He can't sleep, his wife betrays him and his job is dull. One night he starts to drive through Los Angeles and he finally ends in the parking ... See full summary »

Writer: Ron Koslow | Director: John Landis | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Michelle Pfeiffer, Carmen Argenziano, Andrew Marton

30. They Came from Within (1975)

R | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

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The residents of a suburban high-rise apartment building are being infected by a strain of parasites that turn them into mindless, sex-crazed fiends out to infect others by the slightest sexual contact.

Writer: David Cronenberg | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Paul Hampton, Joe Silver, Lynn Lowry, Allan Kolman

31. Rabid (1977)

R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

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A young woman develops a taste for human blood after undergoing experimental plastic surgery, and her victims turn into rabid, blood-thirsty zombies who proceed to infect others, which turns into a city-wide epidemic.

Writer: David Cronenberg | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Marilyn Chambers, Frank Moore, Joe Silver, Howard Ryshpan

32. Last Night (I) (1998)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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65 Metascore

A group of very different individuals with different ideas of how to face the end come together as the world is expected to end in six hours at the turn of the century.

Writer: Don McKellar | Director: Don McKellar | Stars: Don McKellar, Sandra Oh, Roberta Maxwell, Robin Gammell

33. The Stupids (1996)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Adventure

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An incredibly dull-witted family unknowingly stumble upon an illegal weapons deal while on the trail of their "stolen" garbage.

Writers: James Marshall, Harry Allard, Brent Forrester | Director: John Landis | Stars: Tom Arnold, Jessica Lundy, Bug Hall, Alex McKenna

34. Resurrection (1999)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

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Detective John Prudhomme, a Cajun transplanted to Chicago, is assigned to investigate the savage murder of a man who has bled to death from a severed arm. A message, "He Is Coming", written... See full summary »

Writers: Brad Mirman, Christopher Lambert | Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Leland Orser, Robert Joy, Barbara Tyson

35. Extreme Measures (1996)

R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Thriller about Guy Luthan (Hugh Grant), a British doctor working at a hospital in New York who starts making unwanted enquiries when the body of a man who died in his emergency room ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Palmer, Tony Gilroy | Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Hugh Grant, Gene Hackman, Sarah Jessica Parker, David Morse

36. Film 2014 (1971– )

30 min

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Stars: Jonathan Ross, Claudia Winkleman, Danny Leigh, Barry Norman

37. M. Butterfly (1993)

R | 101 min | Drama, Romance

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In 1960s China, French diplomat Rene Gallimard falls in love with an opera singer, Song Liling - but Song is not at all who Gallimard thinks.

Writer: David Henry Hwang | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Jeremy Irons, John Lone, Barbara Sukowa, Ian Richardson

38. The Hour (2005– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, News

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A Canadian talk show hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos.

Stars: George Stroumboulopoulos, Ali Hassan, Naomi Snieckus, Liz Walaszczyk

39. Maniac Mansion (1990–1993)

30 min | Comedy

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Creators: Paul Flaherty, John Hemphill, Eugene Levy, Michael Short | Stars: Joe Flaherty, Deborah Theaker, Kathleen Robertson, Avi Phillips

40. Knifeman (TV Movie)

Thriller | Announced

Set in 18th century London, Knifeman will focus on the untold story of a charming, arrogant, decorum-breaking genius who challenges societal norms to transform his visions into cutting-edge discoveries.

Writers: Wendy Moore, Rolin Jones, Ron Fitzgerald | Director: Brian Percival | Star: Tim Roth

41. I'm Losing You (1998)

R | 100 min | Drama

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Nearing his 60th birthday, a movie producer discovers that he may have less than a year to live as a result of inoperable cancer. The effects of his disease take the toll on him and his ... See full summary »

Writer: Bruce Wagner | Director: Bruce Wagner | Stars: Frank Langella, Daniel von Bargen, Rosanna Arquette, Andrew McCarthy

42. Scanners II: The New Order (1991 Video)

R | 104 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

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A scanner discovers a plot by renegade elements in the city government to take power with the help of evil scanners.

Writers: David Cronenberg, B.J. Nelson | Director: Christian Duguay | Stars: David Hewlett, Deborah Raffin, Yvan Ponton, Isabelle Mejias

43. The Newsroom (1996– )

47 min | Comedy

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In a Toronto TV station, the newsroom is headed by a ratings freak. There is nothing George won't do! He is surrounded by a self-absorbed news anchor man who is as dumb as they come, a ... See full summary »

Creator: Ken Finkleman | Stars: Ken Finkleman, Mark Farrell, Tanya Allen, Peter Keleghan

44. Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007– )

Talk-Show | Active

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Creator: Kourosh Taj | Stars: Carrie Keagan, Shark Firestone, Emma Stone, Bradley Cooper

45. Stereo (1969)

65 min | Sci-Fi

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Sometime in the future, the Canadian Academy for Erotic Inquiry is investigating the theories of parapsychologist Luther Stringfellow. Seven young adults volunteer to submit to a form of ... See full summary »

Writer: David Cronenberg | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Ronald Mlodzik, Jack Messinger, Iain Ewing, Clara Mayer

46. Janela Indiscreta (2010– )

30 min | News

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Stars: Mário Augusto Pereira, Paulo Branco, Nicolau Breyner, José Afonso Pimentel

47. Scanner Force (1991 Video)

R | 101 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

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A young female scanner turns from a sweet young thing into a murderous, power-crazed villain after she takes an experimental drug developed by her father. Her brother, who is also a scanner... See full summary »

Writers: David Cronenberg, B.J. Nelson, Julie Richard, David Preston | Director: Christian Duguay | Stars: Liliana Komorowska, Valérie Valois, Steve Parrish, Colin Fox

48. Crimes of the Future (1970)

R | 70 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

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Crimes of the Future details the wanderings of Tripod (Mlodzik), sometime director of a dermatological clinic called the House of Skin, who is searching for his mentor, the mad ... See full summary »

Writer: David Cronenberg | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Ronald Mlodzik, Jon Lidolt, Tania Zolty, Jack Messinger

49. 100 Greatest Sexy Moments (2003 TV Movie)

180 min | Documentary

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Documentary, based on a British poll, listing the 100 sexiest movie and TV moments, topped by Ursula Andress emerging from the ocean in the James Bond film "Dr. No" (1962), followed at #2 ... See full summary »

Director: Suzy Ratner | Stars: Anna Chancellor, Thelma Adams, Gerry Agar, Ursula Andress

50. Le grand journal de Canal+ (2004– )

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

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Stars: Michel Denisot, Jean-Michel Aphatie, Ariane Massenet, Yann Barthes