Ten Films Difficult to Pick Up

by johnbarlow95 | created - 01 Dec 2013 | updated - 01 Dec 2013 | Public

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1. Lolita (1997)

R | 137 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A man marries his landlady so he can take advantage of her daughter.

Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Dominique Swain, Melanie Griffith, Frank Langella

Votes: 42,494 | Gross: $1.40M

2. Times Square (1980)

R | 111 min | Drama, Music

6.7
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Two ill-matched teenage girls form a punk band and soon have New York City by its ears.

Director: Allan Moyle | Stars: Tim Curry, Trini Alvarado, Robin Johnson, Peter Coffield

Votes: 1,082

3. Roberte (1979)

104 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.4
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Director: Pierre Zucca | Stars: Denise Morin-Sinclaire, Pierre Klossowski, Martin Loeb, Barbet Schroeder

Votes: 25

4. Sextette (1978)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

3.2
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On the day of her wedding to her sixth husband, a glamorous silver screen sex symbol is asked to intervene in a political dispute between nations, which leads to chaos.

Director: Ken Hughes | Stars: Mae West, Timothy Dalton, Dom DeLuise, Tony Curtis

Votes: 1,028

5. 7 Women (1966)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama

6.9
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In China in 1935, seven dedicated missionary women try to protect themselves from the advances of a barbaric Mongolian warlord and his cut-throat gang of warriors.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Anne Bancroft, Sue Lyon, Margaret Leighton, Flora Robson

Votes: 1,707

6. It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963)

G | 205 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
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The dying words of a thief spark a madcap cross-country rush to find some treasure.

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 32,067 | Gross: $46.30M

7. My Son John (1952)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama

5.6
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The Jeffersons are the ideal picture-perfect all-American family in a small town, but their eldest son John returns home after a long absence spouting views that cause them to worry he may be a Communist.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Robert Walker, Helen Hayes, Van Heflin, Dean Jagger

Votes: 442

8. Deux sous de violettes (1951)

98 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Director: Jean Anouilh | Stars: Dany Robin, Georges Baconnet, Madeleine Barbulée, Michel Bouquet

Votes: 12

9. Två människor (1945)

78 min | Drama

6.6
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Set entirely in one room, an innocent young man is accused of plagiarising the work of an old professor. Later, he will be blamed for the professors murder.

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer | Stars: Wanda Rothgardt, Georg Rydeberg, Gabriel Alw, Stig Olin

Votes: 200

10. The Sin of Nora Moran (1933)

Passed | 65 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Nora Moran, a young woman with a difficult and tragic past, is sentenced to die for a murder that she did not commit. She could easily reveal the truth and save her own life, if only it ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Goldstone | Stars: Zita Johann, John Miljan, Alan Dinehart, Paul Cavanagh

Votes: 272