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1. Scarface (1983)

R | 170 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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65 Metascore

In 1980 Miami, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel while succumbing to greed.

Writer: Oliver Stone | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Votes: 425,406

2. Mission: Impossible (1996)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.1
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60 Metascore

An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization.

Writers: Bruce Geller, David Koepp, Steven Zaillian, Robert Towne | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Emmanuelle Béart, Henry Czerny

Votes: 241,390

3. The Untouchables (1987)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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79 Metascore

Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team.

Writers: Oscar Fraley, Eliot Ness, David Mamet | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro, Charles Martin Smith

Votes: 190,852

4. Death Proof (2007)

R | 113 min | Action, Thriller

7.1
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Two separate sets of voluptuous women are stalked at different times by a scarred stuntman who uses his "death proof" cars to execute his murderous plans.

Writer: Quentin Tarantino | Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Kurt Russell, Zoë Bell, Rosario Dawson, Vanessa Ferlito

Votes: 176,554

5. Carlito's Way (1993)

R | 144 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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A Puerto Rican former convict, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of N.Y.C.

Writers: Edwin Torres, David Koepp | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller, John Leguizamo

Votes: 143,893

6. Carrie (1976)

R | 98 min | Horror

7.4
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A young, abused and timid 17-year-old girl discovers she has telekinesis, and gets pushed to the limit on the night of her school's prom by a humiliating prank.

Writers: Stephen King, Lawrence D. Cohen | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, John Travolta

Votes: 107,279

7. Running Scared (2006)

R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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41 Metascore

A low-ranking thug is entrusted by his crime boss to dispose of a gun that killed corrupt cops, but things get out of control when the gun ends up in wrong hands.

Writer: Wayne Kramer | Director: Wayne Kramer | Stars: Paul Walker, Cameron Bright, Chazz Palminteri, Vera Farmiga

Votes: 82,466

8. Mean Streets (1973)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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A small-time hood struggles to succeed on the "mean streets" of Little Italy.

Writers: Martin Scorsese, Mardik Martin | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, David Proval, Amy Robinson

Votes: 58,711

9. The Black Dahlia (2006)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.6
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49 Metascore

Two policemen see their personal and professional lives fall apart in the wake of the "Black Dahlia" murder investigation.

Writers: Josh Friedman, James Ellroy | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Aaron Eckhart, Scarlett Johansson, Hilary Swank

Votes: 58,529

10. Snake Eyes (1998)

R | 98 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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52 Metascore

A shady police detective finds himself in the middle of a murder conspiracy at an important boxing match in an Atlantic City casino.

Writers: Brian De Palma, David Koepp | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Gary Sinise, John Heard, Carla Gugino

Votes: 58,290

11. Stir of Echoes (1999)

R | 99 min | Horror, Mystery

7.0
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67 Metascore

After being hypnotized by his sister in law, a man begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around her.

Writers: Richard Matheson, David Koepp | Director: David Koepp | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Zachary David Cope, Kathryn Erbe, Illeana Douglas

Votes: 56,713

12. Mission to Mars (2000)

PG | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.5
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34 Metascore

When the first manned mission to Mars meets with a catastrophic and mysterious disaster, a rescue mission is launched to investigate the tragedy and bring back any survivors.

Writers: Lowell Cannon, Jim Thomas, John Thomas, Graham Yost | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Tim Robbins, Gary Sinise, Don Cheadle, Connie Nielsen

Votes: 54,546

13. Casualties of War (1989)

R | 113 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager.

Writers: Daniel Lang, David Rabe | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Sean Penn, Don Harvey, John C. Reilly

Votes: 29,654

14. Femme Fatale (2002)

R | 114 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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59 Metascore

A woman tries to straighten out her life, even as her past as a con-woman comes back to haunt her.

Writer: Brian De Palma | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Rebecca Romijn, Antonio Banderas, Peter Coyote, Eriq Ebouaney

Votes: 26,140

15. Blow Out (1981)

R | 107 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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A movie sound recordist accidentally records the evidence that proves that a car accident was actually murder and consequently finds himself in danger.

Writer: Brian De Palma | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: John Travolta, Nancy Allen, John Lithgow, Dennis Franz

Votes: 22,362

16. Dressed to Kill (1980)

X | 105 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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A mysterious blonde woman kills one of a psychiatrist's patients, and then goes after the high-class call girl who witnessed the murder.

Writer: Brian De Palma | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen, Keith Gordon

Votes: 19,831

17. 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.

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

Votes: 17,507

18. Body Double (1984)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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A young actor's obsession with spying on a beautiful woman who lives nearby leads to a baffling series of events with drastic consequences.

Writers: Robert J. Avrech, Brian De Palma | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Craig Wasson, Melanie Griffith, Gregg Henry, Deborah Shelton

Votes: 16,959

19. The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)

R | 125 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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After his mistress runs over a young teen, a Wall Street hotshot sees his life unravel in the spotlight, and attracting the interest of a down and out reporter.

Writers: Michael Cristofer, Tom Wolfe | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis, Melanie Griffith, Kim Cattrall

Votes: 16,021

20. Passion (2012)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.3
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53 Metascore

The rivalry between the manipulative boss of an advertising agency and her talented protégée escalates from stealing credit to public humiliation to murder.

Writers: Brian De Palma, Natalie Carter, Alain Corneau | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Rachel McAdams, Noomi Rapace, Karoline Herfurth, Paul Anderson

Votes: 13,310

21. Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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A disfigured composer sells his soul for the woman he loves so that she will perform his music. However, an evil record tycoon betrays him and steals his music to open his rock palace, The Paradise.

Writer: Brian De Palma | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Paul Williams, William Finley, Jessica Harper, Gerrit Graham

Votes: 9,522

22. Sisters (1973)

R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

7.0
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A journalist witnesses a brutal murder in a neighboring apartment, but the police do not believe that the crime took place. With the help of a private detective, she seeks out the truth.

Writers: Brian De Palma, Louisa Rose | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Margot Kidder, Jennifer Salt, Charles Durning, William Finley

Votes: 9,072

23. Raising Cain (1992)

R | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Jenny Nix, wife of eminent child psychologist Carter Nix, becomes increasingly concerned about her husband's seemingly obsessive concern over the upbringing of their daughter. Her own ... See full summary »

Writer: Brian De Palma | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: John Lithgow, Lolita Davidovich, Steven Bauer, Frances Sternhagen

Votes: 8,689

24. Redacted (2007)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, War

6.2
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52 Metascore

The devastating reconstruction of the rape and murder of a 15-year-old Iraqi girl by American soldiers in Samarra in 2006.

Writer: Brian De Palma | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Patrick Carroll, Rob Devaney, Izzy Diaz, Ty Jones

Votes: 8,245

25. The Fury (1978)

R | 118 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.4
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A government agent is determined to come to his son's rescue when a sinister official kidnaps him to harbor his extremely powerful psychic abilities.

Writer: John Farris | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Kirk Douglas, John Cassavetes, Carrie Snodgress, Charles Durning

Votes: 8,103

26. Obsession (1976)

PG | 98 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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A businessman becomes fixated upon a young woman who resembles his dead wife.

Writers: Brian De Palma, Paul Schrader | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Geneviève Bujold, John Lithgow, Sylvia Kuumba Williams

Votes: 5,071

27. Wise Guys (1986)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Crime

5.6
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Harry Valentini and Moe Dickstein are both errand boys for the Mob. When they lose $250,000, they are set up to kill each other. But they run off to Atlantic City and comedy follows.

Writers: George Gallo, Norman Steinberg | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Danny DeVito, Joe Piscopo, Harvey Keitel, Ray Sharkey

Votes: 3,840

28. A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995 TV Movie)

225 min | Documentary

8.6
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Despite its nearly four-hour running time, this is a uniquely personal look at movies from one of the late 20th century's great directors and film historians. The film consists of head & ... See full summary »

Writers: Martin Scorsese, Michael Henry Wilson | Directors: Martin Scorsese, Michael Henry Wilson | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Kathryn Bigelow, Frank Capra, John Cassavetes

Votes: 3,209

29. Hi, Mom! (1970)

R | 87 min | Comedy

6.2
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A Vietnam vet moves into an apartment and views in other people's windows across the street, meets one of the women, and discovers black theater.

Writers: Brian De Palma, Charles Hirsch | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Robert De Niro, Allen Garfield, Lara Parker, Charles Durning

Votes: 2,857

30. Greetings (1968)

X | 88 min | Comedy

5.8
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An offbeat, episodic film about three friends, Paul, a shy love-seeker, Lloyd, a vibrant conspiracy nut, and Jon, an aspiring filmmaker and peeping tom. The film satirizes free-love, the ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Hirsch, Brian De Palma | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Jonathan Warden, Robert De Niro, Gerrit Graham, Richard Hamilton

Votes: 2,052

31. Mr. Jealousy (1997)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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61 Metascore

Lester is an occasional substitute teacher and he's very jealous. He is jealous about the last boyfriend of Lester's slightly wacky current partner Ramona - arrogant best-selling author ... See full summary »

Writer: Noah Baumbach | Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Eric Stoltz, Annabella Sciorra, Chris Eigeman, Carlos Jacott

Votes: 1,356

32. Sisters (I) (2006)

R | 92 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

3.8
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A reporter witnesses a brutal murder, and becomes entangled in a mystery involving a pair of Siamese twins who were separated at birth, one of them forced to live under the eye of a watchful, controlling psychiatrist.

Writers: Brian De Palma, Louisa Rose, Douglas Buck, John Freitas | Director: Douglas Buck | Stars: Chloë Sevigny, Stephen Rea, Lou Doillon, Dallas Roberts

Votes: 1,065

33. The Wedding Party (1969)

R | 92 min | Comedy

5.1
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See Robert DeNiro in his first starring role in Brian DePalma's wildly comic first feature The Wedding Party!

Writers: Brian De Palma, Wilford Leach, Cynthia Munroe | Directors: Brian De Palma, Wilford Leach, Cynthia Munroe | Stars: Valda Setterfield, Raymond McNally, John Braswell, Charles Pfluger

Votes: 592

34. Hitchcock: Shadow of a Genius (1999 TV Movie)

101 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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This documentary is a fascinating look at the cinematic genius of Alfred Hitchcock. Briefly covering much of his early British works, the film primarily focuses on his American classics, ... See full summary »

Writer: Ted Haimes | Director: Ted Haimes | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Jonathan Demme, Alfred Hitchcock, Joseph Stefano

Votes: 489

35. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 484

36. Home Movies (1980)

PG | 90 min | Comedy

5.3
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Keith Gordon is a creative young man who films the oddball doings of his family and peers. "The Maestro" appears frequently to give him pointers on his techniques. It's almost a film about ... See full summary »

Writers: Kim Ambler, Brian De Palma, Dana Edelman, Robert Harders, Stephen Le May, Charlie Loventhal, Gloria Norris | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Nancy Allen, Mary Davenport, Kirk Douglas, Vincent Gardenia

Votes: 481

37. Murder à la Mod (1968)

80 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

5.7
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Naive young lady Karen wants to help her struggling amateur filmmaker boyfriend Christopher raise enough money so he can divorce his wife. Meanwhile, jolly psycho prankster Otto stalks the ... See full summary »

Writer: Brian De Palma | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Andra Akers, William Finley, Margo Norton, Jared Martin

Votes: 414

38. The Hour (2005– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, News

6.1
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A Canadian talk show hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos.

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

Votes: 409

39. Get to Know Your Rabbit (1972)

R | 91 min | Comedy

5.6
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A young businessman goes to a magic expert to learn hardness and skill with his cynical and greedy collaborators. He becomes a very good tap dancer, but will he be able to get free of his old boss?

Writer: Jordan Crittenden | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Tom Smothers, John Astin, Susanne Zenor, Samantha Jones

Votes: 364

40. Engine Trouble (I) (2002)

R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller

2.3
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Rebecca and Sandra borrow a car and decide to go on a road trip. Soon after they have stopped at an isolated gas station, their car breaks down in the middle of nowhere. Sandra decides to ... See full summary »

Writers: Liam Bradley, Marc Ickx | Director: Marc Ickx | Stars: Cecilia Bergqvist, Bob Dougherty, Marcel Romeijn, Marlene Simons

Votes: 302

41. Him Indoors (2012)

11 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

7.4
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Gregory Brewster is a serial killer, only problem is, he's agoraphobic! Facing an impending eviction from his family home, Gregory has a plan that will save him from being subjected to the ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Davis | Director: Paul Davis | Stars: Reece Shearsmith, Pollyanna McIntosh, David Schofield, Seelan Gunaseelan

Votes: 266

42. Bruce Springsteen: Video Anthology 1978-1988 (1989 Video)

100 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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"The Boss" is back again; full-force in one of his best productions with the E Street Band. I've never seen Bruce Springsteen in better form... See full synopsis »

Directors: Meiert Avis, Brian De Palma, Carol Dodds, Danny Goldberg, Arnold Levine, Anthony Potenza, Arthur Rosato, John Sayles, Julian Schlossberg | Stars: Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan, Clarence Clemons, Courteney Cox

Votes: 265

44. Gomorron (1992– )

News

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Stars: Tilde De Paula, Jenny Östergren, Steffo Törnqvist, Rania Shemoun Olsson

Votes: 211

45. Dionysus in '69 (1970)

X | 85 min | Drama

5.6
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Filmed stageplay based on the ancient greek play The Bacchae written by Euripides. This play is performed by members of The Performance Group, an NYC experimental theater group who has made... See full summary »

Writers: William Arrowsmith, Euripides | Directors: Brian De Palma, Richard Schechner | Stars: Remi Barclay, Samuel Blazer, Jason Bosseau, Richard Dia

Votes: 174

46. The Making of 'Carlito's Way' (2003 Video)

35 min | Documentary, Short

3.7
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Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Edwin Torres, Martin Bregman, David Koepp, Brian De Palma

Votes: 143

47. Días de cine (1991– )

60 min | News

7.1
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Antonio Gasset hosts this show in which recently released movies and DVDs are thoughtfully discussed, in a documentary-like way.

Stars: Antonio Gasset, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo, Henar Álvarez, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón

Votes: 126

48. American Cinema (1995– )

Documentary

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Stars: John Lithgow, Kathleen Turner, Matthew Modine, Ethan Coen

Votes: 126

49. Janela Indiscreta (2010– )

30 min | News

7.0
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A portuguese show where Mario Augusto presents the new films of the week and interviews actors, actresses and directors.

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

Votes: 122

50. Acting 'Carrie' (2001 Video)

43 min | Documentary, Short

7.6
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Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Brian De Palma, Nancy Allen, Betty Buckley, Jack Fisk

Votes: 121