Cinema e Literatura

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1. Lord Jim (1965)

Not Rated | 154 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

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After being discredited as a coward, a 19th century seaman (Peter O'Toole) lives for only one purpose: to redeem himself. Based on Joseph Conrad's novel written in 1900.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Peter O'Toole, James Mason, Curd Jürgens, Eli Wallach

Votes: 2,987

Joseph Conrrad (novel) - Lord Jim: Romance publicado em forma serial na revista Blackwood's entre outubro de 1899 e novembro de 1900.

2. Fellini - Satyricon (1969)

R | 129 min | Drama, Fantasy, History

7.0
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A series of disjointed mythical tales set in first century Rome.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Martin Potter, Hiram Keller, Max Born, Salvo Randone

Votes: 12,640

Petronius (book) - Satíricon é uma obra da literatura latina de autoria do prosador romano Petrônio, escrita provavelmente próximo do ano 60 d.C.

3. Storie di ordinaria follia (1981)

101 min | Drama

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Poet/lecturer Charles Serking awakens from his alcoholic haze long enough to take a bus back to L.A. and plunge into an orgy of drink and sexual depravity.

Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Ornella Muti, Susan Tyrrell, Tanya Lopert

Votes: 1,976

Charles Bukowski (book "Erections, Ejaculation, Exhibitions, and General Tales of Ordinary Madness") - "Crônica de um amor louco" é o primeiro dos dois volumes da obra "Ereções, ejaculações e exibicionismos", do escritor Charles Bukowski (1920-1994), lançado no Brasil pela L&PM Editores.

4. Fellini's Casanova (1976)

R | 155 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Casanova is a libertine, collecting seductions and sexual feats. But he is really interested in someone, and is he really an interesting person ? Is he really alive ?

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Tina Aumont, Cicely Browne, Carmen Scarpitta

Votes: 5,672

Giacomo Casanova (autobiography "Storia della mia vita") - "Memórias, História da minha vida", volumosas e escritas em francês, constituem um fascinante testemunho da época. Desde a sua primeira publicação, em 1822-25, fizeram-se múltiplas edições novas retocadas. O original integral não foi publicado até 1960.

5. Barry Lyndon (1975)

PG | 185 min | Adventure, Drama, History

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An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee, Hardy Krüger

Votes: 114,536

William Makepeace Thackeray (novel) - As Memórias de Barry Lyndon (originalmente The Luck of Barry Lyndon) é um romance picaresco autobiográfico fictício de autoria do escritor britânico William Makepeace Thackeray, publicado em onze episódios sucessivos na Fraser's Magazine de janeiro a dezembro de 1844, reeditado no ano de 1853 em Nova Iorque pela D. Appleton & Co. e em Londres, em 1856, pela Bradbury & Evans, desta vez sobre o título de The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq., By Himself (« As Memórias de Barry Lyndon, Esquire, Por Ele Mesmo »)

6. Chéri (2009)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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63 Metascore

The son of a courtesan retreats into a fantasy world after being forced to end his relationship with the older woman who educated him in the ways of love.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Rupert Friend, Kathy Bates, Frances Tomelty

Votes: 9,435 | Gross: $2.71M

Colette (novel) - Chéri é um romance de Colette publicado na França em 1920.

7. Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

R | 119 min | Drama, Romance

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74 Metascore

A scheming widow and her manipulative ex-lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer, Swoosie Kurtz

Votes: 56,338 | Gross: $34.70M

Choderlos de Laclos (novel "Les liaisons dangereuses") - "As Ligações Perigosas", romance epistolar do século XVIII, da autoria de Choderlos de Laclos e publicado em 1782.

8. Lost Horizon (1973)

G | 150 min | Fantasy, Musical, Adventure

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This retelling of the classic tale of James Hilton's Utopian lost world plays out uneasily amid musical production numbers and Bacharach pop music. While escaping war-torn China, a group of... See full summary »

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Peter Finch, Liv Ullmann, Sally Kellerman, George Kennedy

Votes: 1,698 | Gross: $3.00M

James Hilton (novel) - Horizonte Perdido é um romance publicado em 1933 escrito pelo autor britânico James Hilton.

9. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

R | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

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41 Metascore

An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Michael Lee Gogin

Votes: 228,437 | Gross: $10.68M

Hunter S. Thompson (book) - Romance "Medo e delírio em Las Vegas: Uma jornada selvagem ao coração do sonho americano" (Conrad Editora do Brasil, 2007; LP&M, 2010).

10. Rebecca (1940)

Not Rated | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

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A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson

Votes: 97,757

Daphne Du Maurier (novel) - "Rebecca, a mulher inesquecível", é o romance de maior repercussão da escritora britânica Daphne Du Maurier, escrito em 1938.

11. Death in Venice (1971)

GP | 130 min | Drama

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While recovering in Venice, a sickly composer becomes dangerously fixated with a teenage boy.

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Romolo Valli, Mark Burns, Nora Ricci

Votes: 15,060

Thomas Mann (novel) - "Morte em Veneza" (no original em alemão "Der Tod in Venedig") é um romance escrito por Thomas Mann e publicado pela primeira vez em 1912.

12. Great Expectations (1946)

Not Rated | 118 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

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A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

Director: David Lean | Stars: John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Tony Wager, Jean Simmons

Votes: 18,945

Charles Dickens (novel) - Romance "Grandes Esperanças" (1860–1861).

13. Crossed Swords (1977)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

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A poor boy and the Prince of Wales exchange identities, but events force the pair to experience each other's lives as well.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Mark Lester, Ernest Borgnine

Votes: 1,313

Mark Twain (novel) - Romance "O Príncipe e o Mendigo" é um livro de 1881 do escritor norte-americano Mark Twain e foi inspirado pela sua viagem à Europa.

14. Giant (1956)

Approved | 201 min | Drama, Western

7.7
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Sprawling epic covering the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family and associates.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker

Votes: 28,633 | Gross: $35.00M

Edna Ferber (novel) - Romance "Gigante" (Giant), 1952. No Brasil foi publicado pela primeira vez em 1954, pela Editora Mérito, tradução de Olga Biar Laino, com várias edições. Pela Editora Itatiaia, Coleção Rosa dos Ventos, volume 39 (anos 60).

15. Les Enfants Terribles (1950)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

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In a snowball fight between schoolboys the handsome Dargelos hits the chest of Paul, who drops unconscious to the ground. Paul has a deep affection for Dargelos, and later denies that there... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville | Stars: Nicole Stéphane, Edouard Dermithe, Renée Cosima, Jacques Bernard

Votes: 3,011

Jean Cocteau (novel) - Romance "Les Enfants terribles" (1929). Em Portugal "Os meninos diabólicos" (1939) Editora Inquérito e mais recentemente "As crianças diabólicas" (2000) Livros do Brasil.

16. Rekopis znaleziony w Saragossie (1965)

182 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Upon finding a book that relates his grandfather's story, an officer ventures through Spain meeting a wide array of characters, most of whom have a story of their own to tell.

Director: Wojciech Has | Stars: Zbigniew Cybulski, Iga Cembrzynska, Elzbieta Czyzewska, Gustaw Holoubek

Votes: 3,899 | Gross: $0.12M

Jan Potocki (novel) - "O Manuscrito encontrado em Saragoça". Romance formado por uma sequência de histórias curtas interligadas, publicado integralmente apenas em 1958, sendo reconhecido como um dos primeiros escritos da chamada literatura fantástica.

17. Naked Lunch (1991)

R | 115 min | Drama

7.1
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67 Metascore

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

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Peter Weller, Judy Davis, Ian Holm, Julian Sands

Votes: 39,601 | Gross: $2.54M

William S. Burroughs (novel) - "Almoço Nu"; (pt: "Festim Nu") é um romance de William S. Burroughs publicado originalmente em 1959.

18. The Wanderer (1967)

G | 103 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Rural France, the 1890s. Always in motion, Augustin wanders three times. First, as a youth, while a boarder near Bourges, he's lost in the woods and finds a chateau where an engagement ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Gabriel Albicocco | Stars: Brigitte Fossey, Jean Blaise, Alain Libolt, Alain Noury

Votes: 218

Alain-Fournier (novel) - Le Grand Meaulnes é o único romance do escritor francês Alain-Fournier, que morreu pouco depois, em 1914. No Brasil, tanto o livro quanto o filme por ele inspirado receberam o título de “O Bosque das Ilusões Perdidas”, em Portugal o livro intitula-se “O Grande Meaulnes”.

19. Cuentos de Borges (1992– )
Episode: El sur

60 min | Drama

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Director: Carlos Saura | Stars: Arturo Bonín, Olga Bruno, Alejandra Colunga, Villanueva Cosse

Jorge Luis Borges (short story) - "El Sur" es un cuento del escritor argentino Jorge Luis Borges que fue publicado inicialmente en 1953 en el periódico La Nación, y en 1956 en el libro Artificios, la segunda parte de Ficciones. Borges considerava o seu melhor conto.

20. Betty (1992)

103 min | Drama

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When Betty is caught en flagrante, her bourgeois in-laws and husband force a divorce settlement upon her and bar her from seeing her two daughters. She is rescued from an alcoholic stupor ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Marie Trintignant, Stéphane Audran, Jean-François Garreaud, Yves Lambrecht

Votes: 1,089

Georges Simenon (novel) - Romance Betty (1960)

21. The King and the Mockingbird (1980)

Not Rated | 83 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

8.0
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87 Metascore

A chimney sweep and a shepherdess seek to escape from the clutches of a tyrannical king.

Director: Paul Grimault | Stars: Jean Martin, Pascal Mazzotti, Raymond Bussières, Agnès Viala

Votes: 3,595 | Gross: $0.03M

Hans Christian Andersen (fairy tale The Sheperdess and the Chimney Sweep) - "A Pastora e o Limpa-chaminés" (dinamarquês: Hyrdinden og Skorstensfejeren) é um conto de fadas literário da autoria do poeta Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875). Foi publicado pela primeira vez em abril de 1845 por C.A. Reitzel em Copenhague, a capital da Dinamarca.

22. Le chat (1971)

86 min | Drama

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Courbevoie (France), 1971. Julien Bouin, a former typographist, and his wife Clemence, who used to perform in a circus, hardly talk to each other in their small house, soon to be demolished... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Granier-Deferre | Stars: Jean Gabin, Simone Signoret, Annie Cordy, Jacques Rispal

Votes: 1,368

Georges Simenon (novel) - "Le Chat" romance publicado em 1967.

23. La veuve Couderc (1971)

TV-14 | 92 min | Drama, Action, Romance

7.2
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Her youth has been spent working for a farm family, being raped by father and son, marrying the son who has now left her a happy widow. She is happy because World War I is over and she is ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Granier-Deferre | Stars: Alain Delon, Simone Signoret, Ottavia Piccolo, Jean Tissier

Votes: 962

Georges Simenon (novel) - "La Veuve Couderc" é um romance policial publicado em 1942, éditions Gallimard.

24. Boquitas pintadas (1974)

R | 120 min | Drama

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The life and the lovers of a few young women in a provincial town.

Director: Leopoldo Torre Nilsson | Stars: Alfredo Alcón, Marta González, Luisina Brando, Raúl Lavié

Votes: 192

Manuel Puig (novel) - "Boquinhas Pintadas" (no original, "Boquitas pintadas") é o segundo romance do escritor argentino Manuel Puig, publicado em 1969.

25. Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.3
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28 Metascore

Sissy Hankshaw is born with enormous thumbs that help her hitchhiking through the U.S. from a young age. She becomes a model in advertising, and her New York agent, "the Countess", sends ... See full summary »

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Uma Thurman, Lorraine Bracco, Pat Morita, Angie Dickinson

Votes: 6,413 | Gross: $1.71M

Tom Robbins (novel) - Romance "Até as Vaqueiras Ficam Tristes"("Even Cowgirls Get the Blues")(1976).

26. Everything Is Illuminated (2005)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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58 Metascore

A young Jewish American man endeavors to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village, that was ultimately razed by the Nazis, with the help of an eccentric local.

Director: Liev Schreiber | Stars: Elijah Wood, Eugene Hutz, Boris Leskin, Jonathan Safran Foer

Votes: 53,049 | Gross: $1.71M

Jonathan Safran Foer (novel) - Romance "Tout est illuminé" (Everything Is Illuminated), 2002.

27. The Lost Weekend (1945)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Film-Noir

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The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four-day drinking bout.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Phillip Terry, Howard Da Silva

Votes: 27,873 | Gross: $9.46M

Charles R. Jackson (novel) - Romance "The Lost Weekend", 1944.

28. Diva (1981)

R | 117 min | Thriller

7.3
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Two tapes, two Parisian mob killers, one corrupt policeman, an opera fan, a teenage thief, and the coolest philosopher ever filmed. All these characters twist their way through an intricate and stylish French language thriller.

Director: Jean-Jacques Beineix | Stars: Wilhelmenia Fernandez, Frédéric Andréi, Richard Bohringer, Thuy An Luu

Votes: 10,044 | Gross: $0.11M

Daniel Odier (novel) (as Delacorta) - Romance "Diva", Seghers, 1979.

29. There Will Be Blood (2007)

R | 158 min | Drama, History

8.1
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93 Metascore

A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Ciarán Hinds, Martin Stringer

Votes: 418,077 | Gross: $40.22M

Upton Sinclair (novel) - Romance "Petróleo" em Portugal; (Oil!), é um romance de Upton Sinclair publicado em 1927.

30. Germinal (1993)

R | 160 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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In mid-nineteenth-century northern France, a coal mining town's workers are exploited by the mine's owner. One day, they decide to go on strike, and the authorities repress them.

Director: Claude Berri | Stars: Renaud, Gérard Depardieu, Miou-Miou, Jean Carmet

Votes: 3,865 | Gross: $0.38M

Émile Zola (novel) - Romance "Germinal", 1885.

31. The Big Night (1959)

95 min | Drama

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Una notte di due balordi, Scintillone e Ruggero, a cui si aggiunge in seguito un terzo, Bellabella, che dopo un furto vengono a loro volta derubati. Tentano poi di rubare un'apparecchio ... See full summary »

Director: Mauro Bolognini | Stars: Rosanna Schiaffino, Elsa Martinelli, Laurent Terzieff, Jean-Claude Brialy

Votes: 381

Pier Paolo Pasolini (novel) - Romance "Ragazzi di vita", publicado em 1955, Garzanti.

32. Murder on the Orient Express (1974)

PG | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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63 Metascore

In December 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Sean Connery

Votes: 42,922

Agatha Christie (novel) uncredited - Romance "Assassinato no Expresso do Oriente" (Murder on the Orient Express) foi publicado em 1934.

33. The Inheritance (1976)

R | 124 min | Drama

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Quinn plays a retired bakery tycoon, alienated from his two sons and jealously guarding his vast wealth... until a cunning young beauty (Sanda) enters the picture, marries one son, seduces ... See full summary »

Director: Mauro Bolognini | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Dominique Sanda, Fabio Testi, Gigi Proietti

Votes: 603

Gaetano Carlo Chelli (novel) - Romance "L' eredità Ferramonti: vita romana", Roma: A. Sommaruga, 1884.

34. Galileo (1975)

PG | 145 min | Biography, Drama

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This bio-pic is about Galileo, the 17th century Italian who laid the foundations of modern science. Galileo made himself one of the world's first telescopes and discovered the moons of ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Topol, Edward Fox, Colin Blakely, Georgia Brown

Votes: 380

Bertolt Brecht (play) - "A Vida de Galileu" (no original em alemão, Leben des Galilei) é uma peça de teatro de autoria de Bertolt Brecht, escrita entre 1937 e 1943.

35. The Brothers Karamazov (1958)

TV-PG | 145 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Drama based on Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky's homonymous novel about the proud Karamazov family in 1870s Russia.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Yul Brynner, Maria Schell, Claire Bloom, Lee J. Cobb

Votes: 2,057

Fyodor Dostoevsky (novel) - "Os Irmãos Karamazov" (em russo Братья Карамазовы, Brat'ya Karamazovy) é um romance de Fiódor Dostoiévski, escrito em 1879.

36. Madame Bovary (1991)

PG-13 | 143 min | Drama, Romance

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In nineteenth-century France, the romantic daughter of a country squire (Emma Rouault) marries a dull country doctor (Charles Bovary). To escape boredom, she throws herself into love ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Jean-François Balmer, Christophe Malavoy, Jean Yanne

Votes: 3,075 | Gross: $1.94M

Gustave Flaubert (novel) - "Madame Bovary" é um romance que foi escrito por Gustave Flaubert e que resultou num escândalo ao ser publicado em 1857.

37. The Great Gatsby (1974)

PG | 144 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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43 Metascore

A Midwesterner becomes fascinated with his nouveau riche neighbor, who obsesses over his lost love.

Director: Jack Clayton | Stars: Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, Bruce Dern, Karen Black

Votes: 20,778

F. Scott Fitzgerald (novel) - "O Grande Gatsby" (The Great Gatsby) é um romance escrito pelo autor americano F. Scott Fitzgerald. Publicado pela primeira vez em 10 de abril de 1925.

38. Room at the Top (1959)

115 min | Drama, Romance

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An ambitious young accountant plots to wed a wealthy factory owner's daughter, despite falling in love with a married older woman.

Director: Jack Clayton | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret, Heather Sears, Donald Wolfit

Votes: 4,066

John Braine (novel) - Romance "Room at the Top" (1957).

39. Disclosure (1994)

R | 128 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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58 Metascore

A computer specialist is sued for sexual harassment by a former lover turned boss who initiated the act forcefully, which threatens both his career and his personal life.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Michael Douglas, Demi Moore, Donald Sutherland, Caroline Goodall

Votes: 39,526 | Gross: $83.02M

Michael Crichton (novel) - Romance "Revelação" (1993).

40. The Twelve Chairs (1970)

GP | 94 min | Comedy

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In 1920s Soviet Russia, a fallen aristocrat, a priest and a con artist search for a treasure of jewels hidden inside one of twelve dining chairs, lost during the revolution.

Director: Mel Brooks | Stars: Mel Brooks, Ron Moody, Frank Langella, Dom DeLuise

Votes: 4,754

Ilf and Petrov (novel) "The Twelve Chairs" (Russian: Двенадцать стульев, Dvenadtsat stulyev) romance satírico dos autores soviéticos Ilf and Petrov, lançado em 1928.

41. The Old Man Who Read Love Stories (2001)

Not Rated | 115 min | Adventure, Drama

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A man is forced to confront a dangerous female jaguar and his own past through the sacrificial killing of the beast he has grown to love.

Director: Rolf de Heer | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Timothy Spall, Hugo Weaving, Cathy Tyson

Votes: 627

Luis Sepúlveda (novel) - Romance "Un viejo que leía novelas de amor", 1989.

42. Murder by Decree (1979)

PG | 124 min | Mystery, Thriller

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Sherlock Holmes investigates the murders commited by Jack the Ripper and discovers a conspiracy to protect the killer.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Christopher Plummer, James Mason, David Hemmings, Susan Clark

Votes: 3,977

Arthur Conan Doyle (characters) - Inspirado no romance "The Ripper File" de Elwyn Jones e John Lloyd (1973).

43. The Three Musketeers (1973)

PG | 106 min | Action, Adventure

7.3
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A young swordsman comes to Paris and faces villains, romance, adventure and intrigue with three Musketeer friends.

Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Richard Chamberlain, Michael York

Votes: 13,214 | Gross: $22.02M

Alexandre Dumas père (novel) - Os Três Mosqueteiros é um romance histórico escrito pelo francês Alexandre Dumas. Inicialmente publicado como folhetim no jornal Le Siècle de março a julho de 1844, foi posteriormente lançado como livro, ainda em 1844, pelas Edições Baudry, e reeditado em 1846 por J. B. Fellens e L. P. Dufour com ilustrações de Vivant Beaucé.

44. The Fixer (1968)

M | 132 min | Drama

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In Czarist Russia, around 1911, a Russian-Jewish handyman, Yakov Bok, is wrongly imprisoned for a most unlikely crime.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Alan Bates, Dirk Bogarde, Georgia Brown, Hugh Griffith

Votes: 990

Bernard Malamud (novel) - Romance "The Fixer" (1966).

45. Adaptation. (2002)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt 'The Orchid Thief' by Susan Orlean for the screen.

Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Tilda Swinton

Votes: 155,079 | Gross: $22.25M

Susan Orlean (book) - "The Orchid Thief" (1998).

46. Rare Birds (2001)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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60 Metascore

A down-and-out restaurateur and his neighbor hatch a plan to lure luminaries to their small Newfoundland town.

Director: Sturla Gunnarsson | Stars: William Hurt, Andy Jones, Molly Parker, Vicky Hynes

Votes: 1,429

Edward Riche (novel) - "Rare Birds" (2001).

47. Babette's Feast (1987)

G | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.8
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During the late 19th century, a strict religious community in a Danish village takes in a French refugee from the Franco-Prussian War as a servant to the late pastor's daughters.

Director: Gabriel Axel | Stars: Stéphane Audran, Bodil Kjer, Birgitte Federspiel, Jarl Kulle

Votes: 15,023 | Gross: $4.40M

Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen) (novel) - Novela "A festa de babette" (1955).

48. Cabeza de Vaca (1991)

R | 111 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.0
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A handful of survivors from a disastrous 1528 Spanish expedition to Florida journey across the coast until they reach Mexico.

Director: Nicolás Echevarría | Stars: Juan Diego, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Roberto Sosa, Carlos Castañón

Votes: 894 | Gross: $0.79M

Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca (novel) - "Naufrágios" na verdade é uma autobiografia, 1542.

49. Walk on the Wild Side (1962)

Approved | 114 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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At the Doll House, a 1930's New Orleans bordello, Hallie is the main attraction both for clients and for Jo, the madame. Her comfortable if tedious life is disrupted by the arrival in town ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Capucine, Jane Fonda, Anne Baxter

Votes: 1,456

Nelson Algren (novel) - Romance "A Walk on the Wild Side" (1956).

50. Despair (1978)

119 min | Drama

7.4
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Germany in the early 1930s. Against the backdrop of the Nazis' rise, Hermann Hermann, a Russian émigré and chocolate magnate, goes slowly mad. It begins with his seating himself in a chair ... See full summary »

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Andréa Ferréol, Klaus Löwitsch, Volker Spengler

Votes: 1,640

Vladimir Nabokov (novel) - "Despair" (Russian: Отчаяние, or Otchayanie) is the seventh novel by Vladimir Nabokov, originally published in Russian, serially in the politicized literary journal Sovremennye zapiski during 1934.

51. Warlock (1959)

Approved | 122 min | Western

7.3
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A famous gunman becomes the marshal of Warlock to end a gang's rampages, but is met with some opposition by a former gang member turned deputy sheriff who wants to follow only legal methods.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda, Anthony Quinn, Dorothy Malone

Votes: 4,121 | Gross: $3.71M

Oakley Hall (novel) - "Warlock" romance de faroeste do americano Oakley Hall, 1958.

52. Querelle (1982)

R | 108 min | Drama

6.9
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French sailor Querelle arrives in Brest and starts frequenting a strange whorehouse. He discovers that his brother Robert is the lover of the lady owner, Lysiane. Here, you can play dice ... See full summary »

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Brad Davis, Franco Nero, Jeanne Moreau, Laurent Malet

Votes: 4,650

Jean Genet (novel) - Romance "Querelle de Brest", de Jean Genet, escrita em 1947.

53. Le banquet (1989 TV Movie)

78 min | Drama

6.1
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At house of Agathon get together many intellectuals and philosophers, including Socrates, to discuss the theme of love and sex: each of them intervenes to support its argument dialogical rules, within the context symposial.

Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: Lucas Belvaux, Jean Benguigui, Marc Berman, Christian Berthelot

Votes: 44

Plato philosophical dialogue (as Platon) - O Banquete, também conhecido como Simpósio (em grego antigo: Συμπόσιον, transl. Sympósion) é um diálogo platônico escrito por volta de 380 a.C..

54. Tamara Drewe (2010)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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64 Metascore

A young newspaper writer returns to her hometown in the English countryside, where her childhood home is being prepped for sale.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Gemma Arterton, Luke Evans, Dominic Cooper, Roger Allam

Votes: 18,274 | Gross: $0.56M

Posy Simmonds (graphic novel) - Novela gráfica Tamara Drewe (2007).

55. The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975)

PG | 98 min | Comedy

6.8
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A suddenly unemployed ex-executive suffers a nervous breakdown.

Director: Melvin Frank | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Anne Bancroft, Gene Saks, Elizabeth Wilson

Votes: 2,316

Neil Simon (play) - Peça teatral com estréia em 1971.

56. Welcome to Woop Woop (1997)

R | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

5.8
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A con artist escapes a deal gone wrong in New York and winds up in the Aussie outback in a strange town whose inhabitants are an oddball collection of misfits.

Director: Stephan Elliott | Stars: Johnathon Schaech, Rod Taylor, Susie Porter, Dee Smart

Votes: 1,600 | Gross: $0.04M

Douglas Kennedy (novel) - Romance "The Dead Heart" (1994).

57. So Well Remembered (1947)

Passed | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.0
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On the day that World War II ends in Europe, Mayor George Boswell recalls events of the previous 25 years in his home town of Browdley. As councilman and newspaper editor George has fought ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: John Mills, Martha Scott, Patricia Roc, Trevor Howard

Votes: 351

James Hilton (novel) - Romance "Aquele Dia Inesquecível" (So Well Remembered, 1945).

58. A Touch of Class (1973)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Romantic comedy about a pair of clandestine lovers in a London-Spain tryst.

Director: Melvin Frank | Stars: George Segal, Glenda Jackson, Paul Sorvino, K Callan

Votes: 2,275 | Gross: $18.31M

Marvin Frank story "She Loves Me, She Told Me So Last Night"

59. Tideland (2005)

R | 120 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.5
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26 Metascore

Because of the actions of her irresponsible parents, a young girl is left alone on a decrepit country estate and survives inside her fantastic imagination.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Tilly, Jodelle Ferland, Janet McTeer

Votes: 28,534 | Gross: $0.07M

Mitch Cullin (novel)

60. The Count of Monte-Cristo (1975 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 103 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.0
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A young officer, falsely imprisoned by his jealous "friends," escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge.

Director: David Greene | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Trevor Howard, Louis Jourdan, Donald Pleasence

Votes: 3,234

Alexandre Dumas père (novel "Le Comte de Monte-Cristo") (as Alexandre Dumas)

61. Breakheart Pass (1975)

PG | 95 min | Mystery, Western

6.8
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John Deakin is being transported, as a prisoner, on a train with supplies and medicine to Fort Humboldt, Nevada.

Director: Tom Gries | Stars: Charles Bronson, Ben Johnson, Richard Crenna, Jill Ireland

Votes: 5,025

Alistair MacLean (novel)

62. The Hawaiians (1970)

R | 134 min | Drama

6.3
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The intertwined lives of two kindred souls with ambition begins when Captain Whip Hoxworth discovers that Nyuk Tsin has been smuggled aboard as part of cargo on The Carthaginian, which he ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Gries | Stars: Charlton Heston, Tina Chen, Geraldine Chaplin, Mako

Votes: 813

James Michener (novel)

63. Four Men and a Prayer (1938)

Not Rated | 85 min | Adventure, Mystery

6.1
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The sons of a disgraced British officer try to clear his name.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Loretta Young, Richard Greene, George Sanders, David Niven

Votes: 522

David Garth (novel)

64. Funeral in Berlin (1966)

Not Rated | 102 min | Thriller

6.9
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A British agent is sent to Berlin to receive a Communist defector, but the true situation turns out to be rather more complicated.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Michael Caine, Oskar Homolka, Paul Hubschmid, Eva Renzi

Votes: 4,361

Len Deighton (novel)

65. The Lacemaker (1977)

R | 107 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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Beatrice is a very reserved and quiet young woman. Her friend Marylene is left by her lover and brings her to Cabourg (Normandy) for a few days' vacation. There, Beatrice, an apprentice ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Goretta | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Yves Beneyton, Florence Giorgetti, Annemarie Düringer

Votes: 1,858

Pascal Lainé novel "La Dentelliere"

66. The Tales of Hoffmann (1951)

Not Rated | 128 min | Fantasy, Music, Musical

7.4
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A melancholy poet reflects on three women he loved and lost in the past: a mechanical performing doll, a Venetian courtesan, and the consumptive daughter of a celebrated composer.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Moira Shearer, Robert Rounseville, Ludmilla Tchérina, Ann Ayars

Votes: 2,201 | Gross: $0.09M

E.T.A. Hoffmann (stories) uncredited; incrível...

67. The Human Factor (1979)

R | 115 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.1
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When a leak of information in the African Section of British Intelligence is discovered security man Daintry is brought in to investigate.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Nicol Williamson, Derek Jacobi, Joop Doderer

Votes: 896

Graham Greene (novel)

68. Carrington (1995)

R | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.9
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The platonic relationship between artist Dora Carrington and writer Lytton Strachey in the early 20th century.

Director: Christopher Hampton | Stars: Emma Thompson, Jonathan Pryce, Steven Waddington, Samuel West

Votes: 4,649 | Gross: $3.24M

Michael Holroyd (book)

69. Treasure Island (1950)

PG | 96 min | Adventure, Family

7.0
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The treasure seeking adventures of young Jim Hawkins and pirate captain Long John Silver.

Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Bobby Driscoll, Robert Newton, Basil Sydney, Walter Fitzgerald

Votes: 5,407

Robert Louis Stevenson (story)

70. The Woman in White (1948)

Approved | 109 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.6
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A young painter stumbles upon an assortment of odd characters at an English estate where he has been hired to give art lessons to beautiful Laura Fairlie. Among them are Anne Catherick, a ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: Alexis Smith, Eleanor Parker, Sydney Greenstreet, Gig Young

Votes: 977

Wilkie Collins (novel)

71. Madame Bovary (2000 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A young woman in her late teens, a reader of novels and with high hopes of romance and passion, marries a widowed country doctor. Although he dotes on her, she is soon bored and discontent.... See full summary »

Director: Tim Fywell | Stars: Frances O'Connor, Greg Wise, Eileen Atkins, Hugh Bonneville

Votes: 731

Gustave Flaubert (novel)

72. I Capture the Castle (2003)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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63 Metascore

A love story set in 1930s England that follows 17-year-old Cassandra Mortmain, and the fortunes of her eccentric family, struggling to survive in a decaying English castle.

Director: Tim Fywell | Stars: Romola Garai, Rose Byrne, Bill Nighy, Sophie Stuckey

Votes: 6,100 | Gross: $1.17M

Dodie Smith (novel)

73. Hamlet (1990)

PG | 135 min | Drama

6.8
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53 Metascore

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Mel Gibson, Glenn Close, Alan Bates, Paul Scofield

Votes: 18,930 | Gross: $20.71M

William Shakespeare (play)

74. La travestie (1988)

4.8
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Add a Plot

Director: Yves Boisset | Stars: Zabou Breitman, Anna Galiena, Valérie Steffen, Yves Afonso

Votes: 27

Alain Roger novel

75. The Man on the Eiffel Tower (1950)

Unrated | 97 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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In Paris, a down and out medical student Johann Radek (Franchot Tone) is paid by Bill Kirby (Robert Hutton) to murder his wealthy aunt. A knife grinder (Burgess Meredith) is suspected, but ... See full summary »

Directors: Burgess Meredith, Irving Allen, Charles Laughton | Stars: Charles Laughton, Franchot Tone, Burgess Meredith, Robert Hutton

Votes: 625

Georges Simenon (novel)

76. Angels and Insects (1995)

R | 116 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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In the 1800s a naturalist marries into a family of British country gentry.

Director: Philip Haas | Stars: Mark Rylance, Kristin Scott Thomas, Patsy Kensit, Jeremy Kemp

Votes: 4,109 | Gross: $5.30M

A.S. Byatt (novel)

77. The Woman in White (1997 TV Movie)

Unrated | 125 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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Based upon Wilkie Collins Victorian mystery, the gothic tale tells of a pair of half sisters whose lives end up caught in a grand conspiracy revolving around a mentally ill woman dressed in... See full summary »

Director: Tim Fywell | Stars: Tara Fitzgerald, Justine Waddell, Andrew Lincoln, Susan Vidler

Votes: 910

Wilkie Collins (novel)

78. Basil (1998)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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A lonely young aristocrat in turn-of the century England stuggles to meet the approval of his over-bearing, class-conscious father while trying to please the selfish woman he loves.

Director: Radha Bharadwaj | Stars: Christian Slater, Jared Leto, Claire Forlani, Derek Jacobi

Votes: 1,579

Wilkie Collins (novel)

79. Becoming Jane (2007)

PG | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.1
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55 Metascore

A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman.

Director: Julian Jarrold | Stars: Anne Hathaway, James McAvoy, Julie Walters, James Cromwell

Votes: 50,820 | Gross: $18.67M

Jane Austen (letters)

80. The Music of Chance (1993)

R | 98 min | Drama

7.2
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Two men face the consequences of gambling after playing with men beyond their league.

Director: Philip Haas | Stars: James Spader, Mandy Patinkin, M. Emmet Walsh, Charles Durning

Votes: 1,905 | Gross: $0.31M

Paul Auster (novel)

81. Wuthering Heights (1970)

G | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Doomed lovers Catherine and Heathcliff are torn apart by their own selfishness and hate.

Director: Robert Fuest | Stars: Anna Calder-Marshall, Timothy Dalton, Harry Andrews, Pamela Brown

Votes: 1,415

Emily Brontë (novel)

82. The Conformist (1970)

R | 113 min | Drama

8.1
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100 Metascore

A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Stefania Sandrelli, Gastone Moschin, Enzo Tarascio

Votes: 20,397

Alberto Moravia (novel)

83. Up at the Villa (2000)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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57 Metascore

Superficial people are revealed and drastically changed by circumstance or luck in this a tale of death, seduction, blackmail and theft among British and Americans in Florence in the ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Haas | Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Sean Penn, Anne Bancroft, James Fox

Votes: 2,423 | Gross: $2.93M

W. Somerset Maugham (book)

84. Hamlet (1996)

PG-13 | 242 min | Drama

7.8
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Julie Christie, Derek Jacobi, Kate Winslet

Votes: 32,365 | Gross: $4.41M

William Shakespeare (play)

85. The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge (1974)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, History

7.1
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The Four Musketeers defend the queen and her dressmaker from Cardinal Richelieu and Milady de Winter.

Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Michael York, Raquel Welch, Oliver Reed, Richard Chamberlain

Votes: 8,417

Alexandre Dumas père (novel)

86. Coraline (2009)

PG | 100 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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80 Metascore

An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.

Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, John Hodgman, Jennifer Saunders

Votes: 163,843 | Gross: $75.29M

Neil Gaiman (book)

87. The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)

Approved | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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The biographical story of Michelangelo's troubles while painting the Sistine Chapel at the urging of Pope Julius II.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Charlton Heston, Rex Harrison, Diane Cilento, Harry Andrews

Votes: 5,298

Irving Stone (novel)

88. Restoration (1995)

R | 117 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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The exiled royal physician to King Charles II devotes himself to helping Londoners suffering from the plague, and in the process falls in love with an equally poor woman.

Director: Michael Hoffman | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Sam Neill, David Thewlis, Polly Walker

Votes: 7,938 | Gross: $4.10M

Rose Tremain (novel)

89. The Other Side of Midnight (1977)

R | 165 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.1
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A Greek tycoon's mistress tries to track down and find her ex-World War II lover.

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Marie-France Pisier, John Beck, Susan Sarandon, Raf Vallone

Votes: 1,318 | Gross: $24.65M

Sidney Sheldon (novel)

90. The Winslow Boy (1999)

G | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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79 Metascore

Early 20th century England: while toasting his daughter Catherine's engagement, Arthur Winslow learns the royal naval academy expelled his 14-year-old son, Ronnie, for stealing five ... See full summary »

Director: David Mamet | Stars: Rebecca Pidgeon, Jeremy Northam, Nigel Hawthorne, Matthew Pidgeon

Votes: 6,693 | Gross: $3.96M

Terence Rattigan (play)

91. Ordeal by Innocence (1984)

PG-13 | 90 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.0
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Dr Calgary returns home from an expedition and goes looking for a hitchhiker whom he gave a lift to two years previously in order to return the man's address book. He discovers the man has been executed for his mother's murder.

Directors: Desmond Davis, Alan Birkinshaw | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Faye Dunaway, Christopher Plummer, Sarah Miles

Votes: 623

Agatha Christie (novel)

92. The Accidental Tourist (1988)

PG | 121 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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53 Metascore

An emotionally distant writer of travel guides must carry on with his life after his son is killed and his marriage crumbles.

Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Geena Davis, Amy Wright

Votes: 13,136 | Gross: $32.63M

Anne Tyler (book)

93. The Butcher Boy (1997)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Francie and Joe live the usual playful, fantasy filled childhoods of normal boys. However, with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother the pressure on Francie ... See full summary »

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Stephen Rea, Fiona Shaw, Eamonn Owens, Alan Boyle

Votes: 8,284 | Gross: $1.82M

Pat McCabe (novel) (as Patrick McCabe)

94. The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)

PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.7
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61 Metascore

A young man, falsely imprisoned by his jealous "friend", escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge.

Director: Kevin Reynolds | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Guy Pearce, Richard Harris, James Frain

Votes: 112,510 | Gross: $54.23M

Alexandre Dumas père (novel)

95. The Count of Monte Cristo (1934)

Unrated | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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After greedy men have Edmound Dantes unjustly imprisoned for 20 years for innocently delivering a letter entrusted to him, he escapes to get his revenge on them.

Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Robert Donat, Elissa Landi, Louis Calhern, Sidney Blackmer

Votes: 1,941

Alexandre Dumas père (novel)

96. The Singer Not the Song (1961)

Not Rated | 132 min | Drama, Western

6.3
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In a small Mexican town, a Catholic priest and a local bandit clash, but the brave priest ultimately wins the outlaw's respect.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, John Mills, Mylène Demongeot, Laurence Naismith

Votes: 422

Audrey Erskine-Lindop (novel)

97. Henry & June (1990)

NC-17 | 136 min | Biography, Drama

6.3
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In 1931 Paris, Anais Nin meets Henry Miller and his wife June. Intrigued by them both, she begins expanding her sexual horizons with her husband Hugo as well as with Henry and others. June ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Fred Ward, Uma Thurman, Maria de Medeiros, Richard E. Grant

Votes: 10,869 | Gross: $11.57M

Anaïs Nin (book)

98. Gigi (1958)

Approved | 115 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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Weary of the conventions of Parisian society, a rich playboy and a youthful courtesan-in-training enjoy a platonic friendship, but it may not stay platonic for long.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, Hermione Gingold

Votes: 16,213

Colette (novel)

99. O. Henry's Full House (1952)

Approved | 117 min | Drama

7.3
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John Steinbeck introduces a quintet of five of O. Henry's most celebrated stories from his New York Period (1902-1910) in this anthology film.

Directors: Henry Hathaway, Howard Hawks, Henry King, Henry Koster, Jean Negulesco | Stars: Fred Allen, Anne Baxter, Jeanne Crain, Farley Granger

Votes: 1,655

O. Henry (short stories: "The Clarion Call", "The Ransom of Red Chief", "The Gift of the Magi"), "The Cop and the Anthem", "The Last Leaf".

100. A Passage to India (1984)

PG | 164 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.4
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Cultural mistrust and false accusations doom a friendship in British colonial India between an Indian doctor, an Englishwoman engaged to marry a city magistrate, and an English educator.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Judy Davis, Victor Banerjee, Peggy Ashcroft, James Fox

Votes: 14,266 | Gross: $27.19M

E.M. Forster (based on the novel by)