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1. The Very Thought of You (1998)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Romance
Laurence recounts to his neighbour how his life long friendship with Frank and Daniel has been overturned in just three days by their each independently meeting, and falling for, Martha, ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,066 | Gross: $0.09M
2. Tower Heist (2011)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
When a group of hard-working guys find out they've fallen victim to their wealthy employer's Ponzi scheme, they conspire to rob his high-rise residence.
Votes: 117,759 | Gross: $78.05M
Unrated | 110 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The life story of the multi-talented German nun Hildegard von Bingen. The film portrays an original woman - best known as a composer and religious visionary - whose grand claims often run ... See full summary »
Votes: 908 | Gross: $0.43M
4. Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky (2009)
R | 119 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Paris 1913. Coco Chanel is infatuated with the rich and handsome Boy Capel, but she is also compelled by her work. Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring is about to be performed. The ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,574 | Gross: $1.72M
7. Daughter of the Dragon (1931)
Passed | 70 min | Crime, Drama
Princess Ling Moy, a young and beautiful Chinese aristocrat lives next door, unbeknownst to her, to Dr. Fu Manchu, a brilliant but twisted genius who is out to rule the world. She is ... See full summary »
10. The Black Rose (1950)
Approved | 120 min | Adventure, History, Romance
A disinherited 13th Century Saxon nobleman leaves Norman England with an archer friend to seek his fortune in the Far East.
12. On a retrouvé la 7ème compagnie ! (1975)
90 min | Comedy, War
French army's seventh company experiences severe setback during world war 2 when it gets separated from other members of the army.They disguise as army officers to escape death when they are caught by German soldiers.
13. Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977)
G | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Sinbad The Sailor sails to deliver a cursed prince to a dangerous island in the face of deadly opposition from a powerful witch.
14. Goodbye Charlie Bright (2001)
87 min | Drama
Goodbye Charlie Bright is the humorous and heart-warming story of the friendship between two teenage boys from a tough council estate. Set during a long hard summer it charts the close but volatile relationship between Charlie and Justin.
16. Hoomania (1985 Video)
G | 37 min | Animation, Short, Family
Follow Kris Atwood into a land of comical game people where you'll be chased by an army of chessmen, taunted by a daffy dodo bird, tempted by goodie-gobbling sluggards, and learn about ... See full summary »
17. Mirrors (2007)
14 min | Short, Drama
Julian is a melancholic teenager on holiday at the family cottage. Parents, brother, lakeside, and a world that seems out-of-place. Coming-of-age in Summertime.
18. A Bullet for Joey (1955)
Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
In Montreal, a police inspector slowly discovers a plot to kidnap a nuclear physicist, American mobsters, foreign spies, and a blonde seductress, are all involved.
20. Entrusted (2003 TV Movie)
130 min | Drama, Thriller
Hoping to entrap Maria von Gall, who runs a courageous underground railroad for Jews in France, the Nazis kidnap her son Thomas, a brilliant 11-year-old chess master. An exchange ... See full summary »
21. Catherine the Great (1996 TV Movie)
100 min | Biography, Drama, History
Trapped in a loveless arranged marriage to the immature future Czar, a young German Princess proves a skillful political infighter and rises to become Catherine the Great.
23. Wonderful World (2009)
R | 89 min | Drama, Romance
Ben Singer has his cynical worldview darkened by his roommate Ibu's sudden medical situation, though the arrival of Ibu's sister, Khadi, might remedy both men's ills.
Votes: 2,220 | Gross: $0.01M
24. The Bishop Murder Case (1930)
Passed | 88 min | Drama, Mystery
When the body of a man nicknamed "Cock Robin" is found with an arrow in the heart on an archery range along with a chess bishop as a clue, Philo Vance investigates.
25. Alice in Wonderland (1999 TV Movie)
PG | 150 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Alice falls down a rabbit hole, and finds herself in Wonderland, a fantasy land of strange characters and ideas.
26. The Exorcist III (1990)
R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A police lieutenant uncovers more than he bargained for as his investigation of a series of murders, which have all the hallmarks of the deceased Gemini serial killer, leads him to question the patients of a psychiatric ward.
Votes: 19,789 | Gross: $26.10M
27. Seeking Justice (2011)
R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
After his wife is assaulted, a husband enlists the services of a vigilante group to help him settle the score. Then he discovers they want a 'favor' from him in return.
Votes: 41,225 | Gross: $0.04M
28. The Thief Who Came to Dinner (1973)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Romance
A computer programmer decides to become a thief. And when he starts making waves an insurance investigator hounds him. He also meets a woman who becomes his accomplice.
29. La femme aux bottes rouges (1974)
92 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
After a chance meeting with avant garde writer Francoise, an elderly millionaire starts to manipulate her life, drawing in equally unsuspecting and happily married Mark. Francoise however ... See full summary »
30. The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1986 TV Movie)
PG | 100 min | Crime, Mystery, Horror
A detective comes out of retirement to help his daughter's fiance prove that he did not commit a series of murders.
31. Rowing with the Wind (1988)
R | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
The film is situated in the time when Mary Shelley wrote her novel "Frankenstein". It describes the relationship between Lord Byron, Percy and Mary Shelley during various voyages through ... See full summary »
32. White Water Summer (1987)
PG | 90 min | Adventure, Drama
The story of a shy boy who gets convinced by his parents to spend a few summer days in the mountains. So, he joins a group, and the vacation begins. Unfortunately, things turn out to be a little tough for our small friend.
Votes: 4,404 | Gross: $0.30M
33. Knight Moves (1992)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A chess grandmaster is in a big tournament, and when his lover is found painted up and the blood drained out of her body he becomes a chief suspect. After he gets a call from the killer ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,518 | Gross: $0.92M
34. Hatley High (2003)
90 min | Comedy, Romance
Tommy Linklater is an eighteen-year old magician. The magic he performs is often minor - re-directing croquet balls, making cards appear in closed purses - it is always genuine; he actually... See full summary »
35. A Farewell to Arms (1957)
Approved | 152 min | Drama, Romance, War
An English nurse and an American soldier on the Italian front during World War I fall in love, but the horrors surrounding them test their romance to the limit.
Votes: 2,063 | Gross: $11.00M
38. Marie Galante (1934)
Approved | 88 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Marie is kidnapped and taken aboard ship, then thrown off at Yucatan. She winds up singing in a café in the Panama Canal zone. There she gets involved in a plot to destroy the canal and runs into American intelligence officer Crawbett.
40. Young Buffalo Bill (1940)
Passed | 59 min | Western
Buffalo Bill, who bears virtually no relation to the real one, gets in a fight over mining lands in New Mexico. Indians besiege a Spanish rancho and the U.S. Cavalry rides to the rescue.
42. Mask of the Avenger (1951)
83 min | Adventure, Drama, History
During the European revolutionary fervor of 1848, Italian Captain Renato Dimorna tries to avenge his father's death, goes against the corrupt local military governor Larocca and prevents an Austrian military invasion.
43. Countess Dracula (1971)
PG | 93 min | Horror
In medieval Europe aging Countess Elisabeth rules harshly with the help of lover Captain Dobi. Finding that washing in the blood of young girls makes her young again she gets Dobi to start ... See full summary »
44. The Blockhouse (1973)
R | 93 min | Drama, War
During D-day several people become trapped while hiding in a bunker, when heavy shelling collapses it. They have plenty of food and water so they decide to wait for rescuers. And so they wait year, after year, after year.
45. Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
R | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Mrs. Voorhees is dead, and Camp Crystal Lake is shut down, but a camp next to the infamous place is stalked by an unknown assailant.
Votes: 45,847 | Gross: $21.72M
47. To the Extreme (2000)
Unrated | 110 min | Drama, Romance
Thomas is a bisexual man involved in several relationships. When suddenly one of his relationships, single mother Ann, dies, Thomas feels a responsibility towards her 13 year old son Gregoire. He tries to obtain custody.
48. Born Killers (2005)
R | 87 min | Crime, Drama
Piggy Banks tells the story of two charming and brilliant brothers who finance their lifestyle by robbing and murdering pretty much anyone foolish enough to get in the car with them. They ... See full summary »
49. Slow Burn (2005)
R | 93 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A district attorney is involved in a 24-hour showdown with a gang leader and is, at the same time, being manipulated by an attractive assistant district attorney and a cryptic stranger.
Votes: 3,409 | Gross: $1.24M
51. Opelo za Bobija Fisera (2010)
Not Rated | 64 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary film about a chess legend Bobby Fischer through the eyes of his Serbian friends, chess opponents and acquaintances.
52. Lady in Cement (1968)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
During an ocean dive, Miami gumshoe Tony Rome finds a woman's body with its feet encased in a concrete block and sets-out to solve the murder case.
54. House of Whipcord (1974)
R | 102 min | Horror
An old man who lives in an old house conducts a correctional institute for girls. But he does not realize that the date is the present as he's been cooped up in the house. He is assisted by... See full summary »
56. Uncovered (1995)
103 min | Thriller
While restoring an old painting showing a woman and two men playing chess, Julia discovers the text "Who killed the knight" underneath the paint. The owner of the painting tells her that ... See full summary »
57. All the Pretty Horses (2000)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Romance, Western
Two Texas cowboys head to Mexico in search of work, but soon find themselves in trouble with the law after one of them falls in love with a wealthy rancher's daughter.
Votes: 11,971 | Gross: $15.53M
59. Rex regi rebellis (2003 Video)
29 min | Drama, Short, Thriller
For some people in our big world is just hard to exist. Klark is one of these people. He is has an underpaid totally lame work, he has a mean boss, rotten co-workers, lousy car and on and ... See full summary »
62. Cry Wolf (2005)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Eight unsuspecting high school seniors at a posh boarding school, who delight themselves on playing games of lies, come face-to-face with terror and learn that nobody believes a liar - even when they're telling the truth.
Votes: 24,010 | Gross: $10.05M
63. Chess (2003 Video)
127 min | Musical
The Soviet chess player Anatolij meets the American chess player Freddie in Italy where a grand chess championship is held. There, their pasts and love affairs starts to affect the competition, forcing them to face their inner feelings.
64. Straw Dogs (2011)
R | 110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
L.A. screenwriter David Sumner relocates with his wife to her hometown in the deep South. There, while tensions build between them, a brewing conflict with locals becomes a threat to them both.
Votes: 29,023 | Gross: $10.32M
67. La plus longue nuit du diable (1971)
R | 95 min | Fantasy, Horror
Six of seven tourists in a east European castle overnight are victims of a helper of the devil. Is Satan willing to spare their souls?
68. Inside Out (1975)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Thirty years after WW2, a team of former GIs and German soldiers plans to retrieve Nazi loot hidden in the Soviet occupied East Germany, its exact location only known to an imprisoned Nazi war criminal.
70. Qui perd gagne! (2003)
92 min | Mystery, Comedy
Serge Vaudier, a mathematics teacher, wins the lotto twice and claims he can do it again, thanks to an infallible system he has designed. Is a he genius or a con man? Angèle, the head of ... See full summary »
71. One Last Dance (2006)
PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
An assassin is hired to kill the men responsible for kidnapping an important man's son. With every death, the killer gets closer to the last kidnapper's name.
73. King Kong Escapes (1967)
G | 96 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
King Kong is brought in by an evil ruler to dig for precious gems in a mine when the robot MechaKong is unable to do the task. This leads to the machine and the real Kong engaging in a tremendous battle that threatens to level Japan.
75. Alice Through the Looking Glass (1998 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 83 min | Fantasy, Family
A modern adaptation of the classic children's story "Alice Through the Looking Glass" written by Lewis Carroll and John Tenniel, which continued on from "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland". ... See full summary »
76. Eban and Charley (2000)
86 min | Drama, Romance
Due to the death of his mother, 15 yr old Charley must live with his unloving bully father. Out of loneliness, Charley strikes up an illicit romance with 29 yr old Eban. When their families... See full summary »
Votes: 693 | Gross: $0.03M
78. 12 Rounds (2009)
PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Detective Danny Fisher discovers his girlfriend has been kidnapped by a ex-con tied to Fisher's past, and he'll have to successfully complete 12 challenges in order to secure her safe release.
Votes: 24,519 | Gross: $12.23M
79. Mirror Mirror (I) (2012)
PG | 106 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
An evil queen steals control of a kingdom and an exiled princess enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright.
Votes: 75,634 | Gross: $64.94M
80. The One (II) (2011)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A quick witted, edgy romantic dramedy about a young successful Manhattan investment banker living the charmed life about to marry the woman of his dreams who, a month before his wedding, ... See full summary »
81. Song of the Gringo (1936)
Approved | 62 min | Music, Western
Tex is sent to investigate miners being killed and their mines confiscated. The culprit is Evans and after Tex joins the gang, he is sent to kill two more miners. When Estaban is killed, Tex is put on trial for all three murders.
83. Rambo III (1988)
R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Colonel Trautman is captured by Soviets during a mission in Afghanistan so Rambo sets out to rescue him while taking on the invading Russian forces.
Votes: 101,188 | Gross: $53.72M
85. Virtuosity (1995)
R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
When a virtual reality simulation created using the personalities of multiple serial killers manages to escape into the real world, an ex-cop is tasked with stopping its reign of terror.
Votes: 24,981 | Gross: $24.05M
86. Mean Guns (1997)
R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A gangster boss (Ice-T) has a list of about 100 people who have screwed up at one point or another. Rather than outright killing them, he decides to have a little fun by putting all of them... See full summary »
87. Hellraiser: Inferno (2000 Video)
R | 99 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A shady police detective becomes embroiled in a strange world of murder, sadism and madness after being assigned a murder investigation against a madman known only as "The Engineer".
88. Bad Company (2002)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When a Harvard-educated C.I.A. Agent is killed during an operation, the secret agency recruits his twin brother.
Votes: 41,643 | Gross: $30.16M
89. Babylon A.D. (2008)
PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Veteran-turned-mercenary Toorop takes the high-risk job of escorting a woman from Russia to America. Little does he know that she is host to an organism that a cult wants to harvest in order to produce a genetically modified Messiah.
Votes: 86,412 | Gross: $22.53M
91. I Burn My Shadow (2011)
70 min | Thriller
A failed writer searches for meaning in his life, he encounters a shady character the 'Con Artist' who takes him down a twisting path of betrayal and will lead the writer to a horrifying revelation.
95. The Tempest (I) (2010)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Shakespeare's epic play is translated from page to screen, with the gender of the main character, Prospero, changed from male to female.
Votes: 6,671 | Gross: $0.28M
97. Spinout (1966)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Band singer/race driver Mike McCoy must choose between marrying a beautiful rich girl and driving her father's car in a prestigious race.
99. Fathers and Sons (2005 TV Movie)
R | 101 min | Drama
Intertwined tales of three families who grow up on the same street, focusing on the relationship of fathers and sons. The first section features Anthony and Jenny and traces the father-son ... See full summary »
100. Color Me Kubrick (2005)
Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Drama
The true story of a man who posed as director Stanley Kubrick during the production of Kubrick's last film, Eyes Wide Shut, despite knowing very little about his work and looking nothing like him.
Votes: 5,869 | Gross: $0.07M