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1. Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Post-production

A continuation of the saga created by George Lucas set thirty years after Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983).

Writers: J.J. Abrams, Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas | Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver

2. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy | Active

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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith

3. Shutter Island (2010)

R | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller

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63 Metascore

In 1954, U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels is investigating the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane and is presumed to be hiding near-by.

Writers: Laeta Kalogridis, Dennis Lehane | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley

4. The Tudors (2007–2010)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, History, Romance

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A dramatic series about the reign and marriages of King Henry VIII.

Creator: Michael Hirst | Stars: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Henry Cavill, Anthony Brophy, James Frain

5. Robin Hood (2010)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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In 13th century England, Robin and his band of marauders confront corruption in a local village and lead an uprising against the crown that will forever alter the balance of world power.

Writers: Brian Helgeland, Ethan Reiff, Cyrus Voris | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Matthew Macfadyen, Max von Sydow

6. The Exorcist (1973)

R | 122 min | Horror

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When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.

Writer: William Peter Blatty | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, Lee J. Cobb

7. Dune (1984)

PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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A Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor's rule.

Writers: Frank Herbert, David Lynch | Director: David Lynch | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen, Francesca Annis, Leonardo Cimino

8. Minority Report (2002)

PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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80 Metascore

In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder.

Writers: Philip K. Dick, Scott Frank, Jon Cohen | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Max von Sydow

9. Ghostbusters II (1989)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

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56 Metascore

The discovery of a massive river of ectoplasm and a resurgence of spectral activity allows the staff of Ghostbusters to revive the business.

Writers: Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis | Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis

10. Solomon Kane (2009)

R | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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A ruthless mercenary renounces violence after learning his soul is bound for hell. When a young girl is kidnapped and her family slain by a sorcerer's murderous cult, he is forced to fight and seek his redemption slaying evil.

Writers: Michael J. Bassett, Robert E. Howard | Director: Michael J. Bassett | Stars: James Purefoy, Max von Sydow, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Pete Postlethwaite

11. Conan the Barbarian (1982)

R | 129 min | Action, Fantasy, Adventure

6.9
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43 Metascore

A vengeful barbarian warrior sets off to avenge his tribe and his parents whom were slain by an evil sorcerer and his warriors when he was a boy.

Writers: Robert E. Howard, John Milius, Oliver Stone | Director: John Milius | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones, Max von Sydow, Sandahl Bergman

12. Never Say Never Again (1983)

PG | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

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A SPECTRE agent has stolen two American nuclear warheads, and James Bond must find their targets before they are detonated.

Writers: Kevin McClory, Jack Whittingham, Ian Fleming, Lorenzo Semple Jr. | Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Sean Connery, Kim Basinger, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Max von Sydow

13. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)

PG-13 | 129 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

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46 Metascore

A nine-year-old amateur inventor, Francophile, and pacifist searches New York City for the lock that matches a mysterious key left behind by his father, who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

Writers: Eric Roth, Jonathan Safran Foer | Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Thomas Horn, Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Max von Sydow

14. Flash Gordon (1980)

PG | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.4
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63 Metascore

A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless to save Earth.

Writers: Lorenzo Semple Jr., Michael Allin, Alex Raymond | Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Max von Sydow, Topol

15. The Seventh Seal (1957)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Fantasy

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A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague.

Writer: Ingmar Bergman | Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Max von Sydow, Gunnar Björnstrand, Bengt Ekerot, Nils Poppe

16. What Dreams May Come (1998)

PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

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44 Metascore

After dying in a car crash a man searches the afterlife for his wife.

Writers: Richard Matheson, Ronald Bass | Director: Vincent Ward | Stars: Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Annabella Sciorra, Max von Sydow

17. Judge Dredd (1995)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

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In a dystopian future, Joseph Dredd, the most famous Judge (a police officer with instant field judiciary powers) is convicted for a crime he did not commit while his murderous counterpart escapes.

Writers: John Wagner, Carlos Ezquerra, Michael De Luca, William Wisher Jr., Steven E. de Souza | Director: Danny Cannon | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Armand Assante, Rob Schneider, Jürgen Prochnow

18. The Wolfman (2010)

R | 103 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

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Upon his return to his ancestral homeland, an American man is bitten, and subsequently cursed by, a werewolf.

Writers: Andrew Kevin Walker, David Self, Curt Siodmak | Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt, Simon Merrells

19. Awakenings (1990)

PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama

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74 Metascore

The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them.

Writers: Oliver Sacks, Steven Zaillian | Director: Penny Marshall | Stars: Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner, Ruth Nelson

20. Rush Hour 3 (2007)

PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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44 Metascore

After an attempted assassination on Ambassador Han, Lee and Carter head to Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the Triads' secret leaders.

Writers: Jeff Nathanson, Ross LaManna | Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Max von Sydow, Hiroyuki Sanada

21. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)

PG-13 | 112 min | Biography, Drama

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The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a stroke and has to live with an almost totally paralyzed body; only his left eye isn't paralyzed.

Writers: Ronald Harwood, Jean-Dominique Bauby | Director: Julian Schnabel | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Marie-Josée Croze, Anne Consigny

22. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Drama

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After escaping from execution, one of the last living DragonBorn must grow in strength and power to defeat the dragons that have begun to once again plague the land of Skyrim.

Director: Todd Howard | Stars: Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer, Joan Allen, Michael Hogan

23. The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)

G | 225 min | Biography, Drama, History

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The life of Jesus Christ.

Writers: Fulton Oursler, Henry Denker, James Lee Barrett, George Stevens | Directors: George Stevens, David Lean, Jean Negulesco | Stars: Max von Sydow, Dorothy McGuire, Charlton Heston, Michael Anderson Jr.

24. Wild Strawberries (1957)

Unrated | 91 min | Drama

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After living a life marked by coldness, an aging professor is forced to confront the emptiness of his existence.

Writer: Ingmar Bergman | Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Victor Sjöström, Bibi Andersson, Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Björnstrand

25. Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

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Between two Thanksgivings, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Michael Caine, Barbara Hershey

26. The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992–1993)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Family

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The adventures of the archelogical treasure hunter in his youth.

Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, George Hall, Corey Carrier, Ronny Coutteure

27. Three Days of the Condor (1975)

R | 117 min | Mystery, Thriller

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A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.

Writers: James Grady, Lorenzo Semple Jr., David Rayfiel | Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson, Max von Sydow

28. Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

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44 Metascore

A Japanese-American fisherman may have killed his neighbor Carl at sea. In the 1950's, race figures in the trial. So does reporter Ishmael.

Writers: David Guterson, Ronald Bass, Scott Hicks | Director: Scott Hicks | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Max von Sydow, Yûki Kudô, Reeve Carney

29. Branded (2012)

R | 106 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

4.7
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Set in a dystopian future where corporate brands have created a disillusioned population, one man's effort to unlock the truth behind the conspiracy will lead to an epic battle with hidden forces that control the world.

Writers: Jamie Bradshaw, Aleksandr Dulerayn | Directors: Jamie Bradshaw, Aleksandr Dulerayn | Stars: Ed Stoppard, Leelee Sobieski, Jeffrey Tambor, Ingeborga Dapkunaite

30. Citizen X (1995 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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Based on the true story of a Russian serial killer who, over many years, claimed over 50 victims, mostly under the age of 17. In what was then a Communist state, the police investigations ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Cullen, Chris Gerolmo | Director: Chris Gerolmo | Stars: Stephen Rea, Donald Sutherland, Max von Sydow, Jeffrey DeMunn

31. Victory (1981)

PG | 116 min | Action, Drama, Sport

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As allied POWs prepare for a soccer game against the German National Team to be played in Nazi-occupied Paris, the French Resistance and British officers are making plans for the team's escape.

Writers: Yabo Yablonsky, Djordje Milicevic, Jeff Maguire, Evan Jones | Director: John Huston | Stars: Michael Caine, Sylvester Stallone, Pelé, Bobby Moore

32. Good Morning America (1975– )

120 min | News, Talk-Show

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ABC's "Good Morning America" presents the News and Information Source of the day's topics and journalism. The 1st Co-Host Team of David Hartman & Nancy Dussault, 2nd was Sandy Hill, 3rd was... See full summary »

Stars: Lara Spencer, Ginger Zee, Bianna Golodryga, Ron Claiborne

33. Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)

R | 118 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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A girl once possessed by a demon finds that it still lurks within her. Meanwhile, a priest investigates the death of the girl's exorcist.

Writer: William Goodhart | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Richard Burton, Linda Blair, Louise Fletcher, Max von Sydow

34. The Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie: Strange Brew (1983)

PG | 90 min | Comedy

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Canada's most famous hosers, Bob and Doug McKenzie, get jobs at the Elsinore Brewery, only to learn that something is rotten with the state of it.

Writers: Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas, Steve De Jarnatt | Directors: Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas | Stars: Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas, Max von Sydow, Paul Dooley

35. Through a Glass Darkly (1961)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

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A young woman, Karin, has recently returned to the family island after spending some time in a mental hospital. On the island with her is her lonely brother and kind, but increasingly ... See full summary »

Writer: Ingmar Bergman | Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand, Max von Sydow, Lars Passgård

36. Needful Things (1993)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

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A mysterious new shop opens in a small town which always seems to stock the deepest desires of each shopper, with a price far heavier than expected.

Writers: Stephen King, W.D. Richter | Director: Fraser Clarke Heston | Stars: Max von Sydow, Ed Harris, Bonnie Bedelia, Amanda Plummer

37. Europa (1991)

R | 112 min | Drama

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Just after WW2, an American takes a railway job in Germany, but finds his position politically sensitive with various people trying to use him.

Writers: Lars von Trier, Niels Vørsel | Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Barbara Sukowa, Jean-Marc Barr, Udo Kier, Ernst-Hugo Järegård

38. The Ice Pirates (1984)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Action

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In the far future water is the most valuable substance. Two space pirates are captured, sold to a princess, and recruited to help her find her father who disappeared when he found ... See full summary »

Writers: Stewart Raffill, Stanford Sherman | Director: Stewart Raffill | Stars: Robert Urich, Mary Crosby, Michael D. Roberts, Anjelica Huston

39. The Virgin Spring (1960)

Unrated | 89 min | Drama

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A kind but pampered beautiful young virgin and her family's pregnant and jealous servant set out to deliver candles to church, but only one returns from events that transpire in the woods along the way.

Writer: Ulla Isaksson | Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Max von Sydow, Birgitta Valberg, Gunnel Lindblom, Birgitta Pettersson

40. Heidi (I) (2005)

104 min | Drama, Family

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Swiss girl Adelheid 'Heidi' is orphaned young. Aunt Detie brings her to grandpa Alp, who lives isolated in the Alps since his murder charge. Heidi soon takes to the wild country, especially... See full summary »

Writers: Brian Finch, Johanna Spyri | Director: Paul Marcus | Stars: Emma Bolger, Max von Sydow, Geraldine Chaplin, Diana Rigg

41. Dreamscape (1984)

R | 99 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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A young psychic on the run from himself is recruited by the government to save the US president whose mind is trapped inside the dreamworld.

Writers: David Loughery, Chuck Russell, Joseph Ruben | Director: Joseph Ruben | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer, Eddie Albert

42. Winter Light (1963)

Not Rated | 81 min | Drama

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A small town priest struggles with his faith.

Writer: Ingmar Bergman | Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Björnstrand, Gunnel Lindblom, Max von Sydow

43. Hawaii (1966)

Approved | 189 min | Drama

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Abner Hale, a rigid and humorless New England missionary, marries the beautiful Jerusha Bromley and takes her to the exotic island kingdom of Hawaii, intent on converting the natives. But ... See full summary »

Writers: James A. Michener, Dalton Trumbo, Daniel Taradash | Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Julie Andrews, Max von Sydow, Richard Harris, Gene Hackman

44. Intact (2001)

R | 108 min | Thriller, Drama

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59 Metascore

An enigmatic tale of four incredibly lucky people whose lives are intertwined by destiny are subject to the laws of fate. They discover that they cannot afford to be without luck as they ... See full summary »

Writers: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, Andrés M. Koppel | Director: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo | Stars: Max von Sydow, Eusebio Poncela, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Mónica López

45. Ghostbusters (2009 Video Game)

Action, Comedy, Horror

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You play the newest employee of the paranormal investigations and eliminations business as a new wave of Gozer related hauntings plagues New York City.

Writers: Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Flint Dille, John Zuur Platten, John Melchior, Patrick Hegarty | Directors: Kody Sabourin, David Wheeler | Stars: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson

46. Made in Hollywood (2005– )

60 min | Talk-Show

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Add a Plot

Creator: Cleveland O'Neal III | Stars: Kylie Erica Mar, Julie L. Harkness, Rahsan-Rahsan Lindsay, Patrick Stinson

47. Hour of the Wolf (1968)

90 min | Drama, Horror

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While vacationing on a remote Scandanavian island with his younger pregnant wife, an artist has a emotional breakdown while confronting his repressed desires.

Writer: Ingmar Bergman | Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Gertrud Fridh, Georg Rydeberg

48. The Emigrants (1971)

PG | 151 min | Drama

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In the middle of the 19th century, Kristina and Karl-Oskar live in a small rural village in Smaaland (southern Sweden). They get married and try to make a living on a small spot of land. ... See full summary »

Writers: Bengt Forslund, Vilhelm Moberg, Jan Troell | Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Eddie Axberg, Sven-Olof Bern

49. A Kiss Before Dying (1991)

R | 94 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

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Realising his secret girl-friend Dorothy's pregnancy will sour her relations with her ultra-rich father, career-minded Philadelphia student Jonathan Corliss coolly murders her, making it ... See full summary »

Writers: Ira Levin, James Dearden | Director: James Dearden | Stars: Matt Dillon, Sean Young, James Bonfanti, Sarah Keller

50. The Passion of Anna (1969)

R | 101 min | Drama

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Andreas, a man struggling with the recent demise of his marriage and his own emotional isolation, befriends a married couple also in the midst of psychological turmoil. In turn he meets ... See full summary »

Writer: Ingmar Bergman | Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Liv Ullmann, Bibi Andersson, Max von Sydow, Erland Josephson