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Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991 Documentary)
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Documentary that chronicles how Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now was plagued by extraordinary script, shooting, budget, and casting problems--nearly destroying the life and career of the celebrated director. (96 mins.)
 
2.
Zombi 3 (1988)
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When a terrorist's body, infected with a stolen chemical, is cremated by the US military, a virus is unintentionally released into the atmosphere over a small island. (95 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
3.
American Hardcore (2006 Documentary)
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The History of American Punk Rock 1980-1986 (100 mins.)
Director: Paul Rachman
 
4.
Muriel's Wedding (1994)
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Muriel finds life in Porpoise Spit, Australia dull and spends her days alone in her room listening to Abba music and dreaming of her wedding day... (106 mins.)
Director: P.J. Hogan
 
5.
Monsieur Ibrahim (2003)
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In Paris, a Turkish shop owner befriends a Jewish boy in his mid-teens. (96 mins.)
 
6.
Blood Beast from Outer Space (1965)
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Mutant humanoids from outer space kidnap young Earth females in order to interbreed and save their species from extinction. (85 mins.)
Director: John Gilling
 
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The Flesh and the Fiends (1960)
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In 1828 Scotland, Edinburgh surgeon Dr. Knox does medical research on cadavers he buys from murderers Burke and Hare, without questioning the unethical procurement methods. (97 mins.)
Director: John Gilling
 
8.
Holiday Affair (1949)
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A young widow is romanced by a sales clerk whom she inadvertently got fired. (87 mins.)
Director: Don Hartman
 
9.
The Tall T (1957)
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An independent former ranch foreman is kidnapped along with an heiress, who is being held for ransom by trio of ruthless outlaws. (78 mins.)
Director: Budd Boetticher
 
10.
Hangman's Knot (1952)
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A Confederate Major and his troops are falsely led to believe the Civil War is not over, and become wanted men after they attack a Union Army wagon train in Nevada. (81 mins.)
Director: Roy Huggins
 
11.
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)
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Film noir parody with a detective uncovering a sinister plot. Characters from real noirs appear as scenes from various films are intercut. (88 mins.)
Director: Carl Reiner
 
12.
Little Children (2006)
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The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations in suburban Massachusetts. (136 mins.)
Director: Todd Field
 
13.
The Men (1950)
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A paralized war vet tries to adjust to the world without the use of his limbs. (85 mins.)
Director: Fred Zinnemann
 
14.
Manhattan Baby (1982)
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An archaelogist opens an Egyptian tomb and accidently releases an evil spirit. His young daughter becomes possessed by the freed enity and, upon arrival back in New York, the gory murders begin. (89 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
15.
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
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A New England home is terrorized by a series of murders, unbeknownst to the guests that a gruesome secret is hiding in the basement. (86 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
16.
Frozen Alive (1964)
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A scientist experimenting with suspended animation decides to use himself as a test subject. Before he is frozen, his wife is killed, and he is suspected of her murder. (81 mins.)
Director: Bernard Knowles
 
17.
Johnny Eager (1941)
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District Attorney's daughter falls in love with a gangster the D.A. is trying to put in jail. (107 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
18.
Interiors (1978)
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Three sisters find their lives spinning out of control in the wake of their parents' sudden, unexpected divorce. (92 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
19.
Blonde Comet (1941)
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Beverly Blake, the 'Blonde Comet," and the daughter of a tire-manufacturer, gets behind the wheel of a race-car... (67 mins.)
 
20.
The Frightened City (1961)
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A small time thief is recruited by a mobster to help with the racketeering. He doesn't like the job, but with the mob on his back, a femme fatale in his bed and a sick friend to care for, he will have to keep all his wits about him. (97 mins.)
Director: John Lemont
 
21.
War of the Robots (1978)
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An alien civilization, which facing eminent extinction, kidnaps two famous genetic scientists from Earth. A troop of soldiers is dispatched to combat the humanoid robots and rescue the victims. (103 mins.)
Director: Al Bradly
 
22.
Sherrybaby (2006)
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Sherry tries to integrate again into society and become a good mother. (96 mins.)
Director: Laurie Collyer
 
23.
The Wicker Man (1973)
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A police sergeant is sent to a Scottish island village in search of a missing girl whom the townsfolk claim never existed. Stranger still are the rites that take place there. (88 mins.)
Director: Robin Hardy
 
24.
The Prowler (1951)
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When Susan Gilvray reports a prowler outside her house police officer Webb Garwood investigates and sparks fly. If only her husband wasn't in the way. (92 mins.)
Director: Joseph Losey
 
25.
Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971)
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A recently institutionalized woman has bizarre experiences after moving into a supposedly haunted country farmhouse and fears she may be losing her sanity once again. (89 mins.)
Director: John Hancock
 
26.
Nowhere (1997)
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Follows a day in the lives of a group of Los Angeles high school students and the strange lives they lead. (82 mins.)
Director: Gregg Araki
 
27.
Superbad (2007)
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Two co-dependent high school seniors are forced to deal with separation anxiety after their plan to stage a booze-soaked party goes awry. (113 mins.)
Director: Greg Mottola
 
28.
Juno (2007)
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Faced with an unplanned pregnancy, an offbeat young woman makes an unusual decision regarding her unborn child. (96 mins.)
Director: Jason Reitman
 
29.
Woman in Hiding (1950)
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After her father is killed in an accident, mill heiress Deborah Chandler marries the plant manager, Selden Clark, but his motives are suspicious. (92 mins.)
Director: Michael Gordon
 
30.
Jeopardy (1953)
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A family vacationing on the coast of Mexico have to cope with multiple threats to their safety. (69 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
31.
Hangover Square (1945)
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A promising classical musician finds his life poisoned by a music hall dancer -- and by the strange gaps in his memory. (77 mins.)
Director: John Brahm
 
32.
Dangerous Crossing (1953)
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When a beautiful bride boards an ocean liner with her new husband, he goes into hiding, and she becomes the target of a murder conspiracy. (75 mins.)
 
33.
Giants and Toys (1958)
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In the middle of a fierce commercial competition between three caramel companies, an executive builds up a ditsy teenage girl as a mascot while simultaneously trying to uncover the rival companies' plans. (95 mins.)
 
34.
Damagh be sabke irani (2006 Documentary)
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A look at the reasons why every year 70,000 Iranians have a nose job. (52 mins.)
Director: Mehrdad Oskouei