PdA's Anti-Canon, 2013 Edition

by Perception_de_Ambiguity | created - 18 Sep 2013 | updated - 05 Apr 2014 | Public

Favorite films (that are listed on IMDb) with less than 1,500 votes at the time the list was conducted. Roughly in order of preference. Special things like making ofs, stand-up shows, episodes of a series, etc. have largely been excluded, with some notable exceptions.

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1. ¡Mátalo! (1970)

89 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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A gang rescues a criminal from the gallows to attach them and rob a stagecoach full of gold. When they get the loot, betray him and leave him dying in the middle of the desert. The band ... See full summary »

Director: Cesare Canevari | Stars: Lou Castel, Corrado Pani, Antonio Salines, Luis Dávila

Votes: 344

2. The Scoundrel (1935)

Approved | 76 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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A ruthless, cynical, hated publisher is killed in a plane crash, doomed to be a "restless" spirit for being unloved. A heavenly power gives him a month on Earth to find one person to shed a tear for him before his fate is sealed.

Directors: Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur | Stars: Noël Coward, Julie Haydon, Stanley Ridges, Martha Sleeper

Votes: 202

3. Crime Without Passion (1934)

Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Prominent lawyer shoots unfaithful girlfriend during quarrel, has to establish alibi.

Directors: Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur, Lee Garmes | Stars: Claude Rains, Margo, Whitney Bourne, Stanley Ridges

Votes: 282

4. Vampire Journals (1997 Video)

R | 82 min | Fantasy, Horror

5.7
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Avenging vampire stalks a king of the vampires in Eastern Europe, slaughters anyone who gets in his way.

Director: Ted Nicolaou | Stars: Jonathon Morris, David Gunn, Kirsten Cerre, Starr Andreeff

Votes: 1,172

5. Go West (1923)

12 min | Comedy, Short

6.6
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A short film with an all animal cast about a young chimp who is kicked out of his home by his parents and heads west to make his fortune.

Director: Len Powers

Votes: 163

6. The Super Cops (1974)

R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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The true story of two New York City cops. Greenberg & Hantz fought the system, became detectives and were known on the streets as "Batman & Robin".

Director: Gordon Parks | Stars: Ron Leibman, David Selby, Sheila Frazier, Pat Hingle

Votes: 617

7. It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012)

Not Rated | 62 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.3
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90 Metascore

Bill struggles to put together his shattered psyche, in this new feature film version of Don Hertzfeldt's animated short film trilogy.

Votes: 7,761

8. The Blood Spattered Bride (1972)

R | 82 min | Horror

6.2
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Newlywed Susan is haunted by visions of Mircalla Karnstein, a centuries-old bride who murdered her husband on their wedding night.

Director: Vicente Aranda | Stars: Simón Andreu, Maribel Martín, Alexandra Bastedo, Dean Selmier

Votes: 1,117

9. This World, Then the Fireworks (1997)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.1
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In 1950s, two incestuous lovers, a depraved suave journalist and his equally depraved prostitute sister, plan to get rich through seduction and murder. Things complicate when their feeble-minded mother begins to suspect something.

Director: Michael Oblowitz | Stars: Philip Loch, Elis Imboden, Christian Durango, Sloan Cobb

Votes: 968 | Gross: $0.01M

10. Models (1999)

118 min | Drama

6.7
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Four models share their life experience.

Director: Ulrich Seidl | Stars: Viviane Bartsch, Tanja Petrovsky, Lisa Grossmann, Elvyra Geyer

Votes: 782

11. The Intruder (1962)

PG-13 | 84 min | Drama

7.8
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A man in a gleaming white suit comes to a small Southern town on the eve of integration. He calls himself a social reformer. But what he does is stir up trouble--trouble he soon finds he can't control.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: William Shatner, Frank Maxwell, Beverly Lunsford, Robert Emhardt

Votes: 2,056

12. The Girl on a Motorcycle (1968)

R | 91 min | Romance

5.3
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A married woman leaves her husband and zooms off on her motorcycle to see her lover.

Director: Jack Cardiff | Stars: Marianne Faithfull, Alain Delon, Roger Mutton, Marius Goring

Votes: 1,564

13. Momo e no tegami (2011)

Not Rated | 120 min | Animation, Drama, Family

7.3
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65 Metascore

Clinging to an unfinished letter written by her recently deceased father, young Momo moves with her mother from bustling Tokyo to the remote Japanese island of Shio. Upon their arrival, she... See full summary »

Director: Hiroyuki Okiura | Stars: Karen Miyama, Yuka, Daizaburo Arakawa, Toshiyuki Nishida

Votes: 4,540

14. Cut-Throats Nine (1972)

R | 90 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

6.7
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A wagon load of convicts on their way to prison is being escorted through the mountains by a cavalry troop. They are attacked by a bandit gang, and only a sergeant, his beautiful young ... See full summary »

Director: Joaquín Luis Romero Marchent | Stars: Claudio Undari, Emma Cohen, Alberto Dalbés, Antonio Iranzo

Votes: 768

15. The Professional: Golgo 13 (1983)

Not Rated | 91 min | Animation, Action, Crime

6.8
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After killing the son of a powerful oil tycoon, an assassin-for-hire becomes the target of American soldiers and superhuman killers.

Director: Osamu Dezaki | Stars: Tetsurô Sagawa, Gorô Naya, Toshiko Fujita, Kôsei Tomita

Votes: 2,202

16. Reign of Terror (1949)

Approved | 89 min | History, Romance, Thriller

7.1
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Robespierrre, a powerful figure in the French revolution, is desperately looking for his black book, a death list of those marked for the guillotine.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Robert Cummings, Richard Basehart, Richard Hart, Arlene Dahl

Votes: 1,007

17. Mistérios de Lisboa (2011– )

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.2
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Follows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy across Portugal, France, Italy and Brazil where they connect with a variety of mysterious individuals.

Stars: Adriano Luz, Ricardo Pereira, Maria João Bastos, João Arrais

Votes: 204

18. Kong bu fen zi (1986)

109 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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A metaphysical mystery about the lives of three couples in Taipei that continually intersect over a span of several weeks.

Director: Edward Yang | Stars: Cora Miao, Li-Chun Lee, Wang An, Pao-Ming Ku

Votes: 1,466

19. Chambre jaune (2002)

8 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror

6.1
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Directors: Hélène Cattet, Bruno Forzani | Stars: Sandrine Laroche, Jean-Michel Vovk

Votes: 158

20. Sombre (1998)

112 min | Drama, Horror

6.3
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A car, following the Tour de France. Children screaming in front of the puppet show. Women, often prostitutes, trying to scream as they are being strangled. Then he will meet Claire, the ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Grandrieux | Stars: Marc Barbé, Elina Löwensohn, Géraldine Voillat, Coralie

Votes: 1,191

21. Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 (1976)

116 min | Drama

7.7
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The European equivalent of "The Return of the Secaucus 7," this Swiss film looks at the lives of several men and women in their 30s as they confront the slim gains of the "revolutionary" ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Tanner | Stars: Myriam Boyer, Jean-Luc Bideau, Miou-Miou, Jacques Denis

Votes: 868

22. Film (1965)

20 min | Short, Drama

7.5
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A twenty-minute, almost totally silent film (no dialogue or music one 'shhh!') in which Buster Keaton attempts to evade observation by an all-seeing eye. But, as the film is based around ... See full summary »

Directors: Samuel Beckett, Alan Schneider | Stars: Buster Keaton, Nell Harrison, James Karen, Susan Reed

Votes: 1,461

23. La rose de fer (1973)

TV-MA | 86 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.3
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A young couple out for a walk decide to take a stroll through a large cemetery. As darkness begins to fall they realize they can't find their way out, and soon their fears begin to overtake them.

Director: Jean Rollin | Stars: Françoise Pascal, Hugues Quester, Natalie Perrey, Mireille Dargent

Votes: 1,263

24. Unsere Afrikareise (1966)

13 min | Short

6.3
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Kubelka was asked to do a documentation group of Europe's hunters in Africa, working on it for hours and do the editing very extreme so film live leaving only 12 1/2 minutes, Kubelka also ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Kubelka

Votes: 554

25. Angels Over Broadway (1940)

Passed | 79 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.7
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A cuckolded embezzler on the verge of suicide is helped by a tout, an alcoholic playwright, and a pick-up girl to reimburse the money with a gambling sting.

Directors: Ben Hecht, Lee Garmes | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Rita Hayworth, Thomas Mitchell, John Qualen

Votes: 694

26. Johnny Hamlet (1968)

PG | 91 min | Drama, Western

6.9
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On his way back from the Civil War, Johnny Hamilton is visited in his sleep by the ghost of his father who lets him know that he has been murdered and who asks him to avenge him. Back in ... See full summary »

Director: Enzo G. Castellari | Stars: Andrea Giordana, Gilbert Roland, Horst Frank, Ennio Girolami

Votes: 344

27. Rockaby (2000 TV Short)

14 min | Short

6.5
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An old woman in a rocking chair listens to a disembodied voice (her own) that recounts her life and that of her mother's. When the voice stops, she calls for more.

Director: Richard Eyre | Star: Penelope Wilton

Votes: 68

28. The Dancing Pig (1907)

4 min | Comedy, Short

6.4
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A humongous and obese anthropomorphic swine dressed like a fine gentleman in a fancy dinner attire tries to make a pass at a solitary lady having a picnic.

Votes: 555

29. Un homme qui dort (1974)

77 min | Drama

8.2
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A 25-year-old male student in Paris becomes indifferent to the world around him, and subsequently feels a strong sense of alienation and hopelessness.

Director: Bernard Queysanne | Stars: Jacques Spiesser, Ludmila Mikaël

Votes: 1,786

30. Wrony (1994)

66 min | Drama

7.3
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A thin child of about 10, nicknamed "Crow" because she mimics the bird, has no friends and rejects a teacher's hug. At home, she is left on her own, her mom locks her out while entertaining... See full summary »

Director: Dorota Kedzierzawska | Stars: Karolina Ostrozna, Katarzyna Szczepanik, Malgorzata Hajewska, Anna Prucnal

Votes: 447

31. A Lost and Found Box of Human Sensation (2010)

PG | 15 min | Animation, Short, Drama

7.4
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When his father dies unexpectedly, a young man seeking to cope with his grief goes on a powerful emotional journey through time and space.

Directors: Stefan Leuchtenberg, Martin Wallner | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Ian McKellen

Votes: 118

32. Hands on a Hardbody: The Documentary (1997)

PG | 98 min | Documentary

7.7
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Twenty-four contestants compete in an endurance/sleep deprivation contest in order to win a brand new Nissan Hardbody truck. The last person to remain standing with his or her hand on the ... See full summary »

Director: S.R. Bindler | Stars: Sid Allen, Brent Baskin, Greg Cox, J.C. Crum

Votes: 1,400 | Gross: $0.49M

33. Faccia a faccia (1967)

R | 111 min | Western

7.3
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A history professor has a chance meeting with an infamous outlaw and eventually assumes leadership of his gang.

Director: Sergio Sollima | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Tomas Milian, William Berger, Jolanda Modio

Votes: 2,071

34. The End (1995)

6 min | Animation, Short

6.2
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An animator finds himself trying to explain his (lack of) artistic vision to his creations, who just aren't impressed.

Director: Chris Landreth | Stars: Jeffrey Hirschfield, Gina Clayton, Hannah Kravitz, Vivian Chelette

Votes: 203

35. The Typewriter, the Rifle & the Movie Camera (1996)

55 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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In a documentary about Samuel Fuller, the spectator gets different impressions about the Hollywood director and his films. The film is divided into the three sections: The Typewriter, the ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Simon | Stars: Samuel Fuller, Tim Robbins, Jim Jarmusch, Martin Scorsese

Votes: 296

36. City Girl (1930)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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A Chicago waitress falls in love with a Minnesota farmer, and decides to face a life in the country.

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Charles Farrell, Mary Duncan, David Torrence, Edith Yorke

Votes: 2,261

37. L'enfer d'Henri-Georges Clouzot (2009)

Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary

7.5
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Henri-Georges Clouzot's unfinished masterpiece, L'enfer (1964), is reconstructed in this film which is part drama and part documentary.

Directors: Serge Bromberg, Ruxandra Medrea | Stars: Romy Schneider, Bérénice Bejo, Serge Reggiani, Jacques Gamblin

Votes: 1,155 | Gross: $0.02M

38. Confessions of a Young American Housewife (1974)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

6.0
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An attractive but conservative mid-30's housewife stays at the house of her sexually open daughter and soon becomes involved in her daughter's swinger lifestyle.

Director: Joseph W. Sarno | Stars: Mary Mendum, Jennifer Welles, Chris Jordan, Eric Edwards

Votes: 363

39. More Things That Happened (2007 Video)

76 min | Drama, Mystery

7.4
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A collection of deleted scenes from David Lynch's 2006 surrealist horror 'Inland Empire'

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Karolina Gruszka, Peter J. Lucas, William Maier, Krzysztof Majchrzak

Votes: 482

40. Flatland (2007 Video)

95 min | Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.1
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Flatland is a two-dimensional universe occupied by living geometric figures - squares, triangles, circles, etc. A Square, Attorney At Law, finds himself in the middle of two upheavals: the ... See full summary »

Director: Ladd Ehlinger Jr. | Stars: Ashley Blackwell, Chris Carter, Denise Carter, Juliana Carter

Votes: 923

41. Fear of Fear (1975 TV Movie)

88 min | Drama

7.7
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Margot, who lives in a comfortable middle class apartment, fears that she is losing her mind after having had her second child. Her husband Kurt, who is busy studying for an exam, does not ... See full summary »

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Margit Carstensen, Ulrich Faulhaber, Brigitte Mira, Irm Hermann

Votes: 1,243

42. Un lac (2008)

90 min | Drama

6.7
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The story takes place in a country about which we know nothing: a country of snow and dense forests somewhere in the North. A family lives in an isolated house near a lake. Alexi, the ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Grandrieux | Stars: Dmitriy Kubasov, Natálie Rehorová, Alexei Solonchev, Simona Huelsemann

Votes: 549

43. Demons (1971)

134 min | Drama, Horror

8.2
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After being robbed by a geisha, a ronin warrior carves a bloody path to seek revenge.

Director: Toshio Matsumoto | Stars: Katsuo Nakamura, Juro Kara, Yasuko Sanjo, Masao Imafuku

Votes: 1,295

44. Landläufiger Tod (1990 TV Movie)

170 min

8.4
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Director: Michael Schottenberg | Stars: Hans Brenner, Mercedes Echerer, Helmut Griem, Karl Ferdinand Kratzl

Votes: 8

45. Post Tenebras Lux (2012)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama

6.6
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69 Metascore

Juan and his urban family live in the Mexican countryside, where they enjoy and suffer a world apart. And nobody knows if these two worlds are complementary or if they strive to eliminate one another.

Director: Carlos Reygadas | Stars: Rut Reygadas, Mitsy Ferrand, Joakim Chardonnens, Ander Vérez

Votes: 3,869 | Gross: $0.04M

46. Diably, diably (1991)

86 min | Drama

6.3
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A film set in a small Polish village in the '60s that deals with a young girl's awakening sexuality. Mala, about 13, lives with her unmarried mother and has a boyfriend of her own age. The ... See full summary »

Director: Dorota Kedzierzawska | Stars: Danuta Szaflarska, Monika Niemczyk, Jerzy Lapinski, Krzysztof Plewka

Votes: 62

47. Classic Albums (1997– )
Episode: Nirvana: Nevermind (2005)

74 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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It has sold millions and is responsible for the birth of grunge. This documentary looks at the story behind how Nirvana came to record Nevermind and the effect it was to have on the music ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Smeaton | Stars: Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic

Votes: 507

48. Nostos: The Return (1989)

85 min | History

7.7
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At the end of the war, Odysseus, the wandering hero, with his companions begins his sail back home to the Mediterranean. The conclusion of his adventure is delayed by many natural obstacles... See full summary »

Director: Franco Piavoli | Stars: Luigi Mezzanotte, Branca de Camargo, Alex Carozzo, Paola Agosti

Votes: 181

49. Dishonored (1931)

Passed | 91 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.3
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The Austrian Secret Service sends its most seductive agent to spy on the Russians.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Victor McLaglen, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Warner Oland

Votes: 1,388

50. Nuit #1 (2011)

Unrated | 91 min | Drama

6.4
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61 Metascore

It starts as a one night stand that evolves in a long discussion with infinite subjects between a québécoise and an immigrant.

Director: Anne Émond | Stars: Catherine de Léan, Dimitri Storoge, Véronique Rebizov, Raphaël Boulanger

Votes: 702

51. Lulu the Tool (1971)

125 min | Drama

7.7
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A conscientious factory worker gets his finger cut off by a machine. Although the physical handicap is not serious, the accident causes him to become more involved in political and revolutionary groups.

Director: Elio Petri | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Mariangela Melato, Gino Pernice, Luigi Diberti

Votes: 1,884

52. Texas, Adios (1966)

Not Rated | 93 min | Action, Western

6.2
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A Texan sheriff and his younger brother travel across the frontier into Mexico to confront the man who killed their father.

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Franco Nero, Alberto Dell'Acqua, Elisa Montés, José Guardiola

Votes: 1,041

53. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011– )

60 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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A comprehensive history of the medium and art of motion pictures.

Stars: Mark Cousins, Juan Diego Botto, Aleksandr Sokurov, Norman Lloyd

Votes: 3,311

54. Industrial Symphony No. 1: The Dream of the Brokenhearted (1990 TV Movie)

50 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

7.2
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The performer of Twin Peaks theme Julee Cruise's experimental concert film, which opens with a short intro where a man breaks up with his girl over the phone, which devastates her. The concert is set in her nightmarish subconscious mind.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Laura Dern, Nicolas Cage, Julee Cruise, Lisa Giobbi

Votes: 1,439

55. Cemetery Without Crosses (1969)

Not Rated | 90 min | Western

6.9
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A melancholic, fetishistic gunfighter is drawn into a vengeful and tragic kidnapping plot by his widowed ex-lover.

Director: Robert Hossein | Stars: Michèle Mercier, Robert Hossein, Guido Lollobrigida, Daniele Vargas

Votes: 1,159

56. Der Totmacher (1995)

110 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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Fritz Haarmann, who has killed at least 27 boys, is questioned by a psychology professor in order to find out whether he is sane and can be held responsible for his crimes. During this ... See full summary »

Director: Romuald Karmakar | Stars: Götz George, Jürgen Hentsch, Pierre Franckh, Hans-Michael Rehberg

Votes: 1,798

57. Illicit (1931)

Unrated | 79 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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A young couple lives together out of wedlock, but they find that they're ahead of their time.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, James Rennie, Ricardo Cortez, Natalie Moorhead

Votes: 651

58. La vie nouvelle (2002)

102 min | Drama

6.6
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The story involves a young American who falls obsessively in love with a mysterious courtesan named Melania against the backdrop of a dilapidated Eastern European landscape.

Director: Philippe Grandrieux | Stars: Zachary Knighton, Anna Mouglalis, Marc Barbé, Zsolt Nagy

Votes: 763

59. The Hamster Factor and Other Tales of Twelve Monkeys (1996 Video)

88 min | Documentary

7.6
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A documentary following Terry Gilliam through the creation of "12 Monkeys" (1995)

Directors: Keith Fulton, Louis Pepe | Stars: Keith Fulton, Terry Gilliam, Charles Roven, Lloyd Phillips

Votes: 858

60. Crash of Silence (1952)

Approved | 93 min | Drama

7.5
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Mandy Garland was born deaf and has been mute for all of her life. Her parents believe she is able to speak if she can only be taught and enroll her with a special teacher.

Director: Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Phyllis Calvert, Jack Hawkins, Terence Morgan, Godfrey Tearle

Votes: 473

61. Testament of Orpheus (1960)

Not Rated | 79 min | Biography

7.4
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The Poet looks back over his life and work, recalling his inspirations and obsessions.

Director: Jean Cocteau | Stars: Jean Cocteau, Françoise Arnoul, Claudine Auger, Charles Aznavour

Votes: 2,158

62. La cartomancienne (1932)

12 min | Short

6.8
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In a European seaside village, a maiden takes clean sheets down from the clothesline. Carrying her basket of linens home, she stops to consult a fortune teller, whose been napping the the ... See full summary »

Director: Jerome Hill

Votes: 122

63. La roue (1923)

273 min | Drama

7.6
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Sisif, a railwayman, and his son Elie fall in love with the beautiful Norma (who Sisif rescued from a train crash when a baby and raised as his daughter), with tragic results. Originally ... See full summary »

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Séverin-Mars, Ivy Close, Gabriel de Gravone, Pierre Magnier

Votes: 1,368

64. Korolevstvo krivykh zerkal (1963)

75 min | Family, Fantasy

7.4
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Olya steps through the mirror into the Kingdom of Crooked Mirrors where Yalo resides. The kingdom, under the rule of King Yagupop LXXVII (reverse of Popugay, meaning parrot) produces ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksandr Rou | Stars: Olga Yukina, Tatyana Yukina, Tatyana Barysheva, Anatoli Kubatsky

Votes: 835

65. Return to Reason (1923)

3 min | Short

6.4
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Experimental film, white specks and shapes gyrating over a black background, a light-striped torso, a gyrating eggcrate. One of the first Dadaist films.

Director: Man Ray | Star: Kiki of Montparnasse

Votes: 1,307

66. Specter of the Rose (1946)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Music

6.0
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Ballet dancer Sanine may have murdered his first wife. A detective thinks so, and he's not the only one. Sanine is charming, if a little peculiar. Haidi, a ballerina, marries him. The ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Hecht | Stars: Judith Anderson, Michael Chekhov, Ivan Kirov, Viola Essen

Votes: 156

67. Der Wald vor lauter Bäumen (2003)

Not Rated | 81 min | Drama

7.3
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As an awkward idealistic high school teacher begins her first job in the city, things turn out to be much tougher than she had imagined.

Director: Maren Ade | Stars: Eva Löbau, Daniela Holtz, Jan Neumann, Ilona Schulz

Votes: 1,226 | Gross: $0.00M

68. The Bead Game (1977)

6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.2
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To a percussive soundtrack, a succession of more complex animals forms and is consumed by their successors (all formed from beads). Finally, We reach man, who develops ever more sophisticated forms of war.

Director: Ishu Patel

Votes: 497

69. The Meaning of Life (2005)

Not Rated | 12 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.3
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The evolution of humanity, through countless eons.

Director: Don Hertzfeldt | Stars: Murwarid Abdiani, Jaden Alexander, Lance Anderson, Karin Anger

Votes: 1,309

70. Santos Palace (2006)

15 min | Short

7.0
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Directors: Hélène Cattet, Bruno Forzani | Stars: Michel Gondoin, Sarah Lablack, Marina Luz Missart, Marie-Francine Najib

Votes: 69

71. Busting (1974)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.2
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LA cops Gould and Blake get in over their heads when they don't heed orders from above and go after a big crime boss. While higher ups in the police department want the cop duo to just ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Elliott Gould, Robert Blake, Allen Garfield, Antonio Fargas

Votes: 873

72. Ecstasy (1933)

TV-MA | 82 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Eva has just gotten married to an older gentleman, but discovers that he is obsessed with order in his life and doesn't have much room for passion. She becomes despondent and leaves him, ... See full summary »

Director: Gustav Machatý | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, Aribert Mog, Zvonimir Rogoz, Leopold Kramer

Votes: 1,570

73. The Joke (1969)

80 min | Drama

7.3
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In the 1950's, Ludvik Jahn was expelled from the Communist Party and the University by his fellow students, because of a politically incorrect note he sent to his girlfriend. Fifteen years ... See full summary »

Director: Jaromil Jires | Stars: Josef Somr, Jana Dítetová, Ludek Munzar, Evald Schorm

Votes: 948

74. Indiánské léto (1995)

65 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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A debut of director Sasa Gedeon unfolding the simple story of an adolescent girl (Klára Issová) who begins her entry into the adult world during a summer vacation spent at her grandmother's... See full summary »

Director: Sasa Gedeon | Stars: Tatiana Vilhelmová, Klára Issová, Robert Stepánek, Jirí Ployhar

Votes: 192

75. Pulp Fiction Art: Cheap Thrills & Painted Nightmares (2005)

60 min | Documentary

7.9
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An intimate look at the extraordinary, often ostracized, and now largely forgotten artwork of Pulp Fiction Magazines. For the first time in a documentary film, we take a look at the world ... See full summary »

Director: Jamie McDonald | Stars: Robert Anderson, Charles Ardai, Terrence Brown, Ernest Chiracka

Votes: 22

76. Passage à l'acte (1993)

12 min | Short

7.3
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An avant-garde sonic and visual reediting of a short clip from the classic 1962 film "To Kill a Mockingbird."

Director: Martin Arnold | Stars: Phillip Alford, Mary Badham, Gregory Peck

Votes: 267

77. The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004)

98 min | Documentary

7.8
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Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.

Director: Wendy Apple | Stars: Kathy Bates, Zach Staenberg, Jodie Foster, Michael Tronick

Votes: 2,186

78. The Story of the Fox (1930)

65 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.0
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In the kingdom of animals, Master Fox is used to trick and fool everyone. So the King, the Lion, receives more and more complaints about him. He orders that Master Fox is arrested and ... See full summary »

Directors: Irene Starewicz, Wladyslaw Starewicz | Stars: Claude Dauphin, Romain Bouquet, Sylvain Itkine, Léon Larive

Votes: 832

79. Pora umierac (2007)

104 min | Drama

7.6
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When the witty old lady Aniela finally gets rid of her last lodger, she thinks it's finally time for her to feel at home in her beautiful old wooden house. But her greedy son and neighbours have other plans.

Director: Dorota Kedzierzawska | Stars: Danuta Szaflarska, Krzysztof Globisz, Marta Waldera, Patrycja Szewczyk

Votes: 813

80. Shakespeares Sonette (2009 TV Movie)

110 min | Music

8.6
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Director: Robert Wilson | Stars: Christina Drechsler, Anke Engelsmann, Ruth Glöss, Anna Graenzer

Votes: 15

81. Face Like a Frog (1988)

5 min | Short, Animation

7.2
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A frog is driving his alligator-shaped car when he is stopped by a shapely she-frog who steps into the road. She tells him that her house is haunted, so he goes along to assist. The inside ... See full synopsis »

Director: Sally Cruikshank

Votes: 125

82. Fugue (1999)

7 min | Animation, Short

7.0
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A visual art work that borrows the principles of fugue from music. A man, his dreams, a hotel room...

Director: Georges Schwizgebel

Votes: 193

83. Pride and Vengeance (1967)

Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.1
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A stalwart Spanish soldier turns to a life of crime to prove his love for a mysterious and promiscuous gypsy woman.

Director: Luigi Bazzoni | Stars: Tina Aumont, Franco Nero, Klaus Kinski, Guido Lollobrigida

Votes: 415

84. La mort d'un tueur (1964)

80 min | Drama

6.9
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Director: Robert Hossein | Stars: Robert Hossein, Marie-France Pisier, Simón Andreu, Jean Lefebvre

Votes: 64

85. Lo straniero (1967)

Approved | 104 min | Drama

7.4
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In an atmosphere of political tension when the French still control Algiers, an Algerian is killed on the beach and a French man who has lived in Algiers all his life is arrested for the ... See full summary »

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Anna Karina, Bernard Blier, Alfred Adam

Votes: 1,692

86. Angel's Egg (1985)

71 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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A mysterious young girl wanders a desolate, otherworldly landscape, carrying a large egg.

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Mako Hyôdô, Jinpachi Nezu, Kei'ichi Noda

Votes: 4,064

87. Paradies: Hoffnung (2013)

Unrated | 92 min | Drama

6.7
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The final installment in Ulrich Seidl's Paradise trilogy, 'Paradise: Hope' tells the story of overweight thirteen-year-old Melanie and her first love. While her mother travels to Kenya ('... See full summary »

Director: Ulrich Seidl | Stars: Melanie Lenz, Verena Lehbauer, Joseph Lorenz, Michael Thomas

Votes: 3,328 | Gross: $0.01M

88. Beyond the Forest (1949)

Approved | 97 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

7.2
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Rosa Moline is bored with life in a small town. She loves Chicago industrialist Neil Latimer who has a hunting lodge nearby. Rosa squeezes her husband's patients to pay their bills so she ... See full summary »

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Bette Davis, Joseph Cotten, David Brian, Ruth Roman

Votes: 1,717

89. Deanimated (2002)

60 min

7.4
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The avant-garde filmmaker Martin Arnold subjects a legendary American horror movie of 1941 to radical cinematographic surgery. Actors disappear thanks to digital technology, leaving the ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Arnold

Votes: 26

90. The Ground (2001)

20 min | Short

6.0
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Director: Robert Beavers

Votes: 47

91. L'ange (1982)

64 min | Fantasy

7.4
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Director: Patrick Bokanowski | Stars: Maurice Baquet, Jean-Marie Bon, Martine Couture, Jacques Faure

Votes: 341

92. Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)

Approved | 122 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.1
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A seductive woman falls in love with a mysterious ship's captain.

Director: Albert Lewin | Stars: James Mason, Ava Gardner, Nigel Patrick, Sheila Sim

Votes: 2,332

93. Der Rabe (1951)

14 min | Short, Horror

6.6
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A black and white short depicting the events written by Edgar Allan Poe in his famous poem "The Raven".

Director: Kurt Steinwendner | Stars: Leopold Rudolf, Margit Jergins

Votes: 76

94. Mondo cane (1962)

R | 108 min | Documentary, Horror

6.4
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A "shockumentary" consisting of a collection of mostly real archive footage displaying mankind at its most depraved and perverse, displaying bizarre rites, cruel behavior and bestial violence.

Directors: Paolo Cavara, Gualtiero Jacopetti, Franco Prosperi | Stars: Rossano Brazzi, Yves Klein, Stefano Sibaldi, Henning Skaarup

Votes: 2,854

95. Ride the Pink Horse (1947)

Not Rated | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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In the bordertown of San Pablo, preparing for an annual 'Mexican Fiesta,' arrives Gagin: tough, mysterious and laconic. His mission: to find the equally mysterious Frank Hugo, evidently for... See full summary »

Director: Robert Montgomery | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Thomas Gomez, Wanda Hendrix, Andrea King

Votes: 1,797

96. Crime and Punishment (1935)

Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Man is haunted by a murder he's committed.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Edward Arnold, Peter Lorre, Marian Marsh, Tala Birell

Votes: 1,317

97. Finding Interest (1994)

Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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An action thriller about an unhappy advertising executive who hires a hit-man to have himself killed.

Directors: Samer Daboul, Trevor Sands | Stars: Timothy Patrick Quill, Matthias Hues, Frank Adonis, Linda Kerns

Votes: 55

98. Two for the Seesaw (1962)

Approved | 119 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Jerry Ryan is wandering aimlessly around New York, having given up his law career in Nebraska when his wife asked for a divorce. He meets up with Gittel Mosca, an impoverished dancer from ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Shirley MacLaine, Edmon Ryan, Elisabeth Fraser

Votes: 1,214

99. Gucia (1985)

16 min | Short

6.7
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Director: Dorota Kedzierzawska | Stars: Waldek Kalisz, Agatka Pokorowska

Votes: 12

100. Zig-Zag - le jeu de l'oie (Une fiction didactique à propos de la cartographie) (1980 TV Short)

30 min | Short, Mystery

7.1
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A man awakens to find himself immersed in a real-life scenario of a board game with an ever expanding cartography.

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Pascal Bonitzer, Jean-Loup Rivière

Votes: 108