Viewing Log: 2013

by ThreeSadTigers | created - 26 Feb 2013 | updated - 01 Jan 2014 | Public

An on-going list of films I watched for the first time in 2013, arranged in the order in which I saw them.

I've written extended notes on several of these films on my personal blog. [IMDb no longer allows links in lists, unfortunately. The swine!]

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1. The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

PG | 107 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.4
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68 Metascore

Intrepid reporter Tintin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken ship commanded by Haddock's ancestor.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig, Simon Pegg

Votes: 190,774 | Gross: $77.59M

  • 8/10

2. Last Man Standing (1996)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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A drifting gunslinger-for-hire finds himself in the middle of an ongoing war between the Irish and Italian mafia in a Prohibition era ghost town.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Bruce Willis, Bruce Dern, William Sanderson, Christopher Walken

Votes: 47,565 | Gross: $17.60M

  • 8/10

3. The Early Bird (1965)

98 min | Comedy

6.9
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Norman is the assistant helping to run a small, old fashioned dairy which is threatened by a larger, modern organisation. Norman does his best to save the dairy (and his horse) and the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Asher | Stars: Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman, Jerry Desmonde, Paddie O'Neil

Votes: 830

  • 6/10

4. 30 Days of Night: Dark Days (2010 Video)

R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller

4.4
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After surviving the incidents in Barrow, Alaska, Stella Olemaun relocates to Los Angeles, where she intentionally attracts the attention of the local vampire population in order to avenge the death of her husband, Eben.

Director: Ben Ketai | Stars: Kiele Sanchez, Rhys Coiro, Diora Baird, Harold Perrineau

Votes: 10,911

  • 3/10

5. Nomads (1986)

R | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.5
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A French anthropologist moves to Los Angeles and is followed by the evil spirits of an extinct tribe he once uncovered.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Lesley-Anne Down, Pierce Brosnan, Anna Maria Monticelli, Adam Ant

Votes: 3,064 | Gross: $2.28M

  • 6/10

6. Celia (1989)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.0
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An imaginative and somewhat disturbed young girl fantasizes about evil creatures and other oddities to mask her insecurities while growing up in rural Australia.

Director: Ann Turner | Stars: Rebecca Smart, Nicholas Eadie, Victoria Longley, Mary-Anne Fahey

Votes: 537

  • 8/10

7. By Bogdanovich (2011)

160 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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Feature-length documentary chronicling the career of acclaimed filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich.

Director: Adam Hulin | Stars: Peter Bogdanovich, Adam Hulin

Votes: 17

  • 7/10

8. Lothringen! (1994)

20 min | Short, Drama

7.3
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Directors: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub | Stars: Emmanuelle Straub, Dominique Dostat, André Varynski, Jean-Marie Straub

Votes: 91

  • 8/10

9. On the Beat (1962)

106 min | Comedy

6.9
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Norman wants to be a policeman like his father was, but he fails the height test (amongst others). One day he gets out his father's old uniform and "walks the beat". This leads to a level ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Asher | Stars: Norman Wisdom, Jennifer Jayne, Raymond Huntley, David Lodge

Votes: 680

  • 8/10

10. From Beyond (1986)

R | 86 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms.

Director: Stuart Gordon | Stars: Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, Ted Sorel, Ken Foree

Votes: 17,255 | Gross: $1.26M

  • 7/10

11. Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen (1969)

19 min | Documentary, Short

7.0
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Director: João César Monteiro | Star: Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen

Votes: 107

  • 7/10

12. Quem Espera por Sapatos de Defunto Morre Descalço (1970)

34 min | Short, Drama

6.6
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The tribulations of two friends who, in despair, start begging from door-to-door, and are given a bundle including, literally, a pair of deadman's shoes.

Director: João César Monteiro | Stars: Antónia Brandão, Carlos Ferreiro, Carlos Porto, Elsa Figueiredo

Votes: 104

  • 8/10

13. Roselyne et les lions (1989)

Not Rated | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Thierry (Gérard Sandoz) drops out of school to apprentice as a lion tamer at the zoo when he meets Roselyne (Isabelle Pasco), who shares his passion. They fall in love and when he loses his... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Jacques Beineix | Stars: Isabelle Pasco, Gérard Sandoz, Gabriel Monnet, Philippe Clévenot

Votes: 388

  • 9/10

14. Daisy Miller (1974)

G | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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In this comedy of manners, Frederick Winterbourne tries to figure out the bright and bubbly Daisy Miller, only to be helped and hindered by false judgments from their fellow friends.

Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Cybill Shepherd, Barry Brown, Cloris Leachman, Mildred Natwick

Votes: 901

  • 7/10

15. Dream House (2011)

PG-13 | 84 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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35 Metascore

Soon after moving into their seemingly idyllic new home, a family learns of a brutal crime committed against former residents of the dwelling.

Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, Naomi Watts, Elias Koteas

Votes: 55,598 | Gross: $21.28M

  • 7/10

16. Nouvelle vague (1990)

89 min | Drama

7.1
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Composed entirely by literary quotations from many different sources and from several historical periods, Godard's film works as an allegory on film. The loose narrative tells about a ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Alain Delon, Domiziana Giordano, Jacques Dacqmine, Christophe Odent

Votes: 1,174

  • 10/10

17. The Grey (2011)

R | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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64 Metascore

After their plane crashes in Alaska, six oil workers are led by a skilled huntsman to survival, but a pack of merciless wolves haunts their every step.

Director: Joe Carnahan | Stars: Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo, Dallas Roberts

Votes: 217,242 | Gross: $51.58M

  • 5/10

18. Mon cas (1986)

92 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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Four versions of the same story, first in the perspective of a theatre play, second in the perspective of a silent film, third in the perspective of a film of the 50s and finally in a biblical philosophical perspective.

Director: Manoel de Oliveira | Stars: Bulle Ogier, Luís Miguel Cintra, Axel Bogousslavsky, Fred Personne

Votes: 157

  • 9/10

19. Playback (II) (2012)

R | 98 min | Horror, Thriller

4.3
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A cop investigates the case of a missing local teen, though he discovers a dark secret that has been unleashed in his town, and an evil spirit that will stop at nothing to find its heir.

Director: Michael A. Nickles | Stars: Christian Slater, Ambyr Childers, Toby Hemingway, Jonathan Keltz

Votes: 4,353 | Gross: $0.00M

  • 3/10

20. The Prophecy (1995)

R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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The angel Gabriel comes to Earth to collect a soul which will end the stalemated war in Heaven, and only a former priest and a little girl can stop him.

Director: Gregory Widen | Stars: Christopher Walken, Elias Koteas, Virginia Madsen, Eric Stoltz

Votes: 25,878 | Gross: $16.12M

  • 5/10

21. The Howling (1981)

R | 91 min | Horror

6.6
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After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a television newswoman is sent to a remote mountain resort whose residents may not be what they seem.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Dee Wallace, Patrick Macnee, Dennis Dugan, Christopher Stone

Votes: 25,234 | Gross: $17.99M

  • 9/10

22. Safe (I) (2012)

R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.5
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55 Metascore

Mei, a young girl whose memory holds a priceless numerical code, finds herself pursued by the Triads, the Russian mob, and corrupt NYC cops. Coming to her aid is an ex-cage fighter whose life was destroyed by the gangsters on Mei's trail.

Director: Boaz Yakin | Stars: Jason Statham, Catherine Chan, Chris Sarandon, Robert John Burke

Votes: 91,101 | Gross: $17.14M

  • 5/10

23. The Beast Within (1982)

R | 98 min | Horror

5.5
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A young woman gets raped by a mysterious man-creature, and years later her son begins a horrific transformation into a similar Beast.

Director: Philippe Mora | Stars: Ronny Cox, Bibi Besch, Paul Clemens, Don Gordon

Votes: 2,591 | Gross: $7.74M

  • 5/10

24. Kotoko (2011)

91 min | Drama, Horror

6.7
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The story of a single mother who suffers from double vision; caring for her baby is a nerve-wrecking task that eventually leads her to a nervous breakdown. She is suspected of being a child... See full summary »

Director: Shin'ya Tsukamoto | Stars: Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Cocco, Yûko Nakamura, Ryûgo Nakamura

Votes: 928

  • 8/10

25. Flash Gordon (1980)

PG | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.5
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58 Metascore

A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless to save Earth.

Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Max von Sydow, Topol

Votes: 41,900

  • 7/10

26. Prometheus (I) (2012)

R | 124 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.0
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65 Metascore

Following clues to the origin of mankind, a team finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Noomi Rapace, Logan Marshall-Green, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron

Votes: 510,476 | Gross: $126.48M

  • 6/10

27. How I Won the War (1967)

Approved | 109 min | Comedy, War

5.8
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An inept British WWII commander leads his troops to a series of misadventures in North Africa and Europe.

Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Michael Crawford, John Lennon, Roy Kinnear, Lee Montague

Votes: 1,959

  • 9/10

28. Holy Motors (2012)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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84 Metascore

From dawn to dusk, a few hours in the shadowy life of a mystic man named Monsieur Oscar.

Director: Leos Carax | Stars: Denis Lavant, Edith Scob, Eva Mendes, Kylie Minogue

Votes: 33,741

  • 8/10

29. Ti piace Hitchcock? (2005 TV Movie)

Unrated | 93 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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A college film student, obsessed with the works of Alfred Hitchcock, investigates a murder committed in the apartment building across from his and suspects that his seductive neighbor hired a girlfriend to commit the deed.

Director: Dario Argento | Stars: Elio Germano, Chiara Conti, Elisabetta Rocchetti, Cristina Brondo

Votes: 2,257

  • 7/10

30. Crimes of the Future (1970)

R | 70 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.0
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Crimes of the Future details the wanderings of Tripod (Mlodzik), sometime director of a dermatological clinic called the House of Skin, who is searching for his mentor, the mad ... See full summary »

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Ronald Mlodzik, Jon Lidolt, Tania Zolty, Paul Mulholland

Votes: 1,282

  • 5/10

31. Red Lights (2012)

R | 114 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.2
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36 Metascore

Psychologist Margaret Matheson and her assistant study paranormal activity, which leads them to investigate a world-renowned psychic who has resurfaced years after his toughest critic mysteriously passed away.

Director: Rodrigo Cortés | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Robert De Niro, Cillian Murphy, Elizabeth Olsen

Votes: 52,321 | Gross: $0.05M

  • 5/10

32. JLG/JLG - autoportrait de décembre (1994)

62 min | Documentary, Drama

7.3
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Director Jean-Luc Godard reflects in this movie about his place in film history, the interaction of film industry and film as art, as well as the act of creating art.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Jean-Luc Godard, Geneviève Pasquier, Denis Jadót, Brigitte Bastien

Votes: 601

  • 8/10

33. The Territory (1981)

100 min | Drama, Horror

6.8
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A small group of well-to-do vacationers go on a hiking trip into the woods. Foolishly unprepared to deal with Mother Nature and their situation, they wander around lost for days and weeks, ... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Geoffrey Carey, John Paul Getty III, Jeffrey Kime, Camila Mora-Scheihing

Votes: 157

  • 8/10

34. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)

PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.0
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35 Metascore

Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson

Votes: 347,249 | Gross: $402.11M

  • 5/10

35. Lovely Molly (2011)

R | 99 min | Drama, Horror

5.3
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50 Metascore

Newlywed Molly moves into her deceased father's house in the countryside, where painful memories soon begin to haunt her.

Director: Eduardo Sánchez | Stars: Gretchen Lodge, Johnny Lewis, Alexandra Holden, Field Blauvelt

Votes: 8,422

  • 7/10

36. Man of the Moment (1955)

85 min | Comedy

6.5
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Civil Servant Norman becomes the favourite of the rulers of a South Seas island that the British have an interest in.

Director: John Paddy Carstairs | Stars: Norman Wisdom, Lana Morris, Belinda Lee, Jerry Desmonde

Votes: 388

  • 8/10

37. 2 x 50 Years of French Cinema (1995 TV Movie)

51 min | Documentary

6.9
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At a lakeside hotel, Michel Piccoli discusses the centennial of cinema with Jean-Luc Godard. Godard asks why should cinema's birthday be celebrated when the history of film is a forgotten ... See full summary »

Directors: Jean-Luc Godard, Anne-Marie Miéville | Stars: Fabrice Bénard, Patrick Gillieron, Jean-Luc Godard, Estelle Grynszpan

Votes: 284

  • 8/10

39. Press for Time (1966)

98 min | Comedy

6.0
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Norman is quite happy selling newspapers outside Westminster station but his Grandfather (the Prime Minister) wants to get him "a more responsible job". A few favours are called in and ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Asher | Stars: Norman Wisdom, Derek Bond, Angela Browne, Tracey Crisp

Votes: 396

  • 6/10

40. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.3
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42 Metascore

The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Tyrese Gibson, Josh Duhamel

Votes: 349,218 | Gross: $352.39M

  • 7/10

41. Tra(sgre)dire (2000)

86 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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While scouting out apartments in London for her Venetian boyfriend, Carla rents an apartment that overlooks the Thames. There she meet the lesbian hyper-horny real estate agent Moira.

Director: Tinto Brass | Stars: Yuliya Mayarchuk, Jarno Berardi, Francesca Nunzi, Max Parodi

Votes: 3,824

  • 6/10

42. Mistérios de Lisboa (2011– )
Episode: O Menino Sem Nome (2011)

Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.0
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Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Adriano Luz, Maria João Bastos, Ricardo Pereira, João Arrais

Votes: 26

  • 9/10

43. Mistérios de Lisboa (2011– )
Episode: O Conde de Santa Bárbara (2011)

Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.1
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Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Adriano Luz, Maria João Bastos, Ricardo Pereira, João Arrais

Votes: 28

  • 8/10

44. Mistérios de Lisboa (2011– )
Episode: O Enigma do Padre Dinis (2011)

Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.8
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Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Adriano Luz, Maria João Bastos, Ricardo Pereira, João Arrais

Votes: 22

  • 9/10

45. Mistérios de Lisboa (2011– )
Episode: Os Crimes de Anacleta dos Remédios (2011)

Drama, Mystery, Romance

9.0
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Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Adriano Luz, Maria João Bastos, Ricardo Pereira, João Arrais

Votes: 21

  • 9/10

46. Mistérios de Lisboa (2011– )
Episode: Blanche de Monfort (2011)

Drama, Mystery, Romance

9.0
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Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Adriano Luz, Ricardo Pereira, Clotilde Hesme, Martin Loizillon

Votes: 21

  • 9/10

47. Mistérios de Lisboa (2011– )
Episode: A Vingança da Duquesa de Cliton (2011)

Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.2
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Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Adriano Luz, Maria João Bastos, Ricardo Pereira, Clotilde Hesme

Votes: 21

  • 9/10

48. Phantom (1922)

TV-PG | 125 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.0
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A shiftless young man becomes obsessed with a mysterious woman and yearns to find her again.

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Alfred Abel, Frida Richard, Aud Egede-Nissen, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski

Votes: 1,225

  • 7/10

49. Men in Black 3 (2012)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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58 Metascore

Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.'s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Jemaine Clement

Votes: 286,919 | Gross: $179.02M

  • 6/10

50. Soft and Hard (1985)

52 min

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Jean-Luc Godard and Anne-Marie Mieville talk about their films, while doing everyday tasks around their house.

Directors: Jean-Luc Godard, Anne-Marie Miéville | Stars: Jean-Luc Godard, Anne-Marie Miéville

Votes: 128

  • 7/10

51. Brave (2012)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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69 Metascore

Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.

Directors: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, Steve Purcell | Stars: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters

Votes: 308,285 | Gross: $237.28M

  • 6/10

52. For Ever Mozart (1996)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.6
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Jean-Luc Godard's densely packed rumination on the need to create order and beauty in a world ruled by chaos is divided into four distinct but tangentially related stories, including the ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Madeleine Assas, Ghalia Lacroix, Bérangère Allaux, Vicky Messica

Votes: 693

  • 8/10

53. Wanda Gosciminska - wlókniarka (1975)

21 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

8.0
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Textile worker Wanda Gosciminska was a 1950s communist propaganda icon and role model for other workers. The system exploited her, just like so many other individuals, and turned her into a tool of ideological manipulation.

Director: Wojciech Wiszniewski | Star: Wanda Gosciminska

Votes: 39

  • 9/10

54. Elementarz (1976)

8 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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From the alphabet to the patriotic children's poem, an allegorical vision of social consciousness of 1970s Poland unravels and haunts us with a crowd of sad people in depressing surroundings.

Director: Wojciech Wiszniewski

Votes: 91

  • 8/10

55. RED (2010)

PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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60 Metascore

When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.

Director: Robert Schwentke | Stars: Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 257,519 | Gross: $90.38M

  • 5/10

56. Curse of the Demon (1957)

Approved | 95 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.6
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American professor John Holden arrives in London for a parapsychology conference, only to find himself investigating the mysterious actions of Devil-worshiper Julian Karswell.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins, Niall MacGinnis, Maurice Denham

Votes: 9,396

  • 8/10

57. La Luna (2011)

G | 7 min | Animation, Short, Family

8.0
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A young boy helps his father and grandfather harvest stars from the moon.

Director: Enrico Casarosa | Stars: Krista Sheffler, Tony Fucile, Phil Sheridan

Votes: 10,248

  • 7/10

58. Lockout (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.1
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48 Metascore

A man wrongly convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. is offered his freedom if he can rescue the president's daughter from an outer space prison taken over by violent inmates.

Directors: Steve Saint Leger, James Mather | Stars: Guy Pearce, Maggie Grace, Peter Stormare, Vincent Regan

Votes: 86,383 | Gross: $14.33M

  • 6/10

59. Fisshu sutôrî (2009)

112 min | Action, Comedy, Music

7.6
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In the year 2012 a comet approaches earth, threatening to end civilization when it impacts. On the streets of Japan, a single music store remains open, its proprietor insisting to his ... See full summary »

Director: Yoshihiro Nakamura | Stars: Atsushi Itô, Kiyohiko Shibukawa, Noriko Eguchi, Hidekazu Mashima

Votes: 2,304

  • 8/10

60. Success Is the Best Revenge (1984)

R | 91 min | Drama

6.4
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Poland is under communist rule. An exiled Polish theater director is in England, enthusiastically preparing an abstract play which will criticize the authoritarian Polish government. His sons might not share his political views, though.

Director: Jerzy Skolimowski | Stars: Michael York, Joanna Szczerbic, Michal Skolimowski, Józef Skolimowski

Votes: 153

  • 7/10

61. Poison (1991)

R | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

6.5
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67 Metascore

Three intercut stories about outsiders, sex and violence. In "Hero," Richie, at age 7, kills his father and flies away. After the event, a documentary in cheesy lurid colors asks what ... See full summary »

Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Edith Meeks, Larry Maxwell, Susan Norman, Millie White

Votes: 2,803 | Gross: $0.61M

  • 7/10

62. The Barrens (2012)

R | 94 min | Horror

4.6
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A man takes his family on a camping trip and becomes convinced they are being stalked by the legendary monster of the New Jersey Pine Barrens: the Jersey Devil.

Director: Darren Lynn Bousman | Stars: Stephen Moyer, Mia Kirshner, Allie MacDonald, Peter DaCunha

Votes: 3,844

  • 5/10

63. The Andy Kaufman Show (1983 TV Special)

58 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.1
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Andy Kaufman interviews guests and performs skits in his own absurd fashion.

Director: Dick Carter | Stars: Andy Kaufman, Elayne Boosler, Jim Brady, Howdy Doody

Votes: 84

  • 9/10

64. The Great Mouse Detective (1986)

G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.2
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Basil, the rodent Sherlock Holmes, investigates the kidnapping of a toy-maker and uncovers its link to his arch-enemy, Professor Ratigan.

Directors: Ron Clements, Burny Mattinson, David Michener, John Musker | Stars: Vincent Price, Barrie Ingham, Val Bettin, Susanne Pollatschek

Votes: 37,206 | Gross: $38.60M

  • 7/10

65. Cosmopolis (2012)

R | 109 min | Drama

5.0
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58 Metascore

Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager's day devolves into an odyssey with a cast of characters that start to tear his world apart.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, Sarah Gadon, Mathieu Amalric

Votes: 40,062 | Gross: $0.74M

  • 9/10

66. Color of Night (1994)

R | 121 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

5.1
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A color-blind psychiatrist Bill Capa is stalked by an unknown killer after taking over his murdered friend's therapy group, all of whom have a connection to a mysterious young woman that Capa begins having intense sexual encounters with.

Director: Richard Rush | Stars: Bruce Willis, Jane March, Rubén Blades, Lesley Ann Warren

Votes: 20,049 | Gross: $19.72M

  • 7/10

67. King Lear (1987)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.7
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Everything returns to normal after Chernobyl. That is, everything but art. Most of the great works are lost, and it is up to people like William Shakespear Junior the Fifth to restore the ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Woody Allen, Freddy Buache, Leos Carax, Julie Delpy

Votes: 1,036

  • 7/10

68. Beast (IV) (2011)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Thriller

5.7
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Bruno loves his wife Maxine. But something is wrong. Their love is not what it once was, and Maxine has found someone else. That changes everything. And it changes Bruno. But there is ... See full summary »

Director: Christoffer Boe | Stars: Nicolas Bro, Marijana Jankovic, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Oliver Gustav

Votes: 468

  • 8/10

69. The Substitute (2007)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

5.9
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A group of sixth graders are convinced their new substitute teacher is actually a menacing alien.

Director: Ole Bornedal | Stars: Paprika Steen, Ulrich Thomsen, Jonas Wandschneider, Nikolaj Falkenberg-Klok

Votes: 2,861

  • 7/10

70. La naissance de l'amour (1993)

94 min | Drama

7.1
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Middle-aged artistes provide the focus of this drama filmed in black and white. The story is set in Paris around the time of the Gulf War. Paul is an actor leading a drab directionless ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Garrel | Stars: Lou Castel, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Johanna ter Steege, Dominique Reymond

Votes: 369

  • 8/10

71. Um Filme Falado (2003)

96 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.7
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75 Metascore

Lisbon, Marseilles, Naples, Athens, Istanbul, Cairo, Aden, and Bombay. Along with a university teacher and her little daughter, we embark on a long journey, experiencing different cultures and civilizations.

Director: Manoel de Oliveira | Stars: Leonor Silveira, Filipa de Almeida, John Malkovich, Catherine Deneuve

Votes: 1,771 | Gross: $0.01M

  • 10/10

72. Angelus (2000)

110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A commune built around the pursuit of spiritual perfection through the occult begins to see its prophecies come true.

Director: Lech Majewski | Stars: Jan Siodlaczek, Pawel Steinert, Daniel Skowronek, Grzegorz Stasiak

Votes: 291

  • 8/10

73. Shuttle (2008)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.7
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A late night airport shuttle ride home descends into darkness.

Director: Edward Anderson | Stars: Tony Curran, Peyton List, Cameron Goodman, Cullen Douglas

Votes: 4,949 | Gross: $0.01M

  • 4/10

74. House (1985)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.2
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A troubled writer moves into a haunted house after inheriting it from his aunt.

Director: Steve Miner | Stars: William Katt, Kay Lenz, George Wendt, Richard Moll

Votes: 18,988 | Gross: $19.44M

  • 5/10

75. Blues Brothers 2000 (1998)

PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.8
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Elwood must reunite the old band, with a few new members, and go on another "Mission from God."

Director: John Landis | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, John Goodman, Walter Levine, Tom Davis

Votes: 27,871 | Gross: $13.98M

  • 6/10

76. Krull (1983)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.1
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A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet.

Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Ken Marshall, Lysette Anthony, Freddie Jones, Francesca Annis

Votes: 25,548 | Gross: $16.52M

  • 6/10

77. Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

5.7
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64 Metascore

The Looney Tunes search for a man's missing father and the mythical Blue Monkey diamond.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Jenna Elfman, Steve Martin, Heather Locklear

Votes: 27,350 | Gross: $20.99M

  • 7/10

78. The Hole (2009)

PG-13 | 92 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller

5.7
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57 Metascore

A pair of brothers stumble upon a mysterious hole in their basement that leads to the darkest corridors of their fears and nightmares.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Chris Massoglia, Haley Bennett, Nathan Gamble, Teri Polo

Votes: 20,539

  • 9/10

79. Horrors of the Black Museum (1959)

Unrated | 93 min | Horror

6.1
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The promotion announced that this film was released in "Hypnovision" which gives an idea of the story. A frustrated thriller writer wants accurate crimes for his next book so he hypnotises ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Crabtree | Stars: Michael Gough, June Cunningham, Graham Curnow, Shirley Anne Field

Votes: 858

  • 6/10

80. The Amazing Transparent Man (1960)

Approved | 58 min | Sci-Fi

3.8
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A crazed scientist invents an invisibility formula. He plans to use the formula to create an army of invisible zombies.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Marguerite Chapman, Douglas Kennedy, James Griffith, Ivan Triesault

Votes: 1,807

  • 6/10

81. Notorious (1946)

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

8.0
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A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them?

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern

Votes: 79,885 | Gross: $10.46M

  • 9/10

82. Small Soldiers (1998)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Gregory Smith, David Cross, Jay Mohr

Votes: 82,130 | Gross: $54.68M

  • 8/10

83. The Train (1964)

Not Rated | 133 min | Thriller, War

7.9
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In 1944, a German colonel loads a train with French art treasures to send to Germany. The Resistance must stop it without damaging the cargo.

Directors: John Frankenheimer, Arthur Penn | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Paul Scofield, Jeanne Moreau, Suzanne Flon

Votes: 11,423 | Gross: $7.41M

  • 10/10

84. Piranha (1978)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.9
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When flesh-eating piranhas are accidentally released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Bradford Dillman, Heather Menzies-Urich, Kevin McCarthy, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 15,553 | Gross: $6.00M

  • 7/10

85. Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)

Unrated | 77 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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The disappearance of people and corpses leads a reporter to a wax museum and a sinister sculptor.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Glenda Farrell, Frank McHugh

Votes: 3,692

  • 8/10

86. House of Wax (1953)

Approved | 88 min | Horror

7.1
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An associate burns down a wax museum with the owner inside, but he survives only to become vengeful and murderous.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, Phyllis Kirk, Carolyn Jones

Votes: 13,140 | Gross: $23.75M

  • 8/10

87. The Last Boy Scout (1991)

R | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.0
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An LAPD detective's protected female witness is murdered, prompting him and the victim's boyfriend to investigate the crime that leads to a corrupt politician and a crooked football team owner.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Bruce Willis, Damon Wayans, Chelsea Field, Noble Willingham

Votes: 81,405 | Gross: $59.51M

  • 9/10

88. The Hunt for Red October (1990)

PG | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.6
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58 Metascore

In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the USA. Is he trying to defect or to start a war?

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill

Votes: 154,501 | Gross: $122.01M

  • 7/10

89. The Tall Man (2012)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.9
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52 Metascore

When her child goes missing, a mother looks to unravel the legend of the Tall Man, an entity who allegedly abducts children.

Director: Pascal Laugier | Stars: Jessica Biel, Jodelle Ferland, William B. Davis, Stephen McHattie

Votes: 33,960

  • 5/10

90. Cyborg (1989)

R | 86 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.0
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A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future.

Director: Albert Pyun | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Deborah Richter, Vincent Klyn, Alex Daniels

Votes: 25,284 | Gross: $10.17M

  • 6/10

91. The Hidden Fortress (1958)

Not Rated | 126 min | Adventure, Drama

8.1
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Lured by gold, two greedy peasants escort a man and woman across enemy lines. However, they do not realize that their companions are actually a princess and her general.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Misa Uehara, Minoru Chiaki, Kamatari Fujiwara

Votes: 26,816

  • 8/10

92. Throne of Blood (1957)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

8.1
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A war-hardened general, egged on by his ambitious wife, works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become lord of Spider's Web Castle.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Minoru Chiaki, Isuzu Yamada, Takashi Shimura

Votes: 35,851

  • 10/10

93. Cinema Komunisto (2010)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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When history has a different script from the one in your films, who wouldn't invent a country to fool themselves? The collapsing sets of Tito's Hollywood of the East take us on a journey ... See full summary »

Director: Mila Turajlic | Stars: Stevan Petrovic, Veljko Despotovic, Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic, Dragisa Djokic

Votes: 478

  • 9/10

94. Larisa (1980)

25 min | Short, Biography

8.0
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A loving film tribute to Russian filmmaker Larisa Shepitko, who died tragically in a car accident in 1979 at the age of 40. This documentary by her husband, Elem Klimov, includes excerpts ... See full summary »

Director: Elem Klimov | Stars: Elem Klimov, Valentin Rasputin, Stefaniya Stanyuta, Mayya Bulgakova

Votes: 166

  • 9/10

95. Ikimono no kiroku (1955)

103 min | Drama

7.4
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An aging, industrialist Japanese man becomes so fearful of nuclear war that it begins to take a toll on his life and family.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki, Eiko Miyoshi

Votes: 3,221

  • 7/10

96. A Dangerous Method (2011)

R | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.5
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76 Metascore

A look at how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen, Vincent Cassel

Votes: 88,144 | Gross: $5.70M

  • 8/10

97. Bubble (I) (2005)

R | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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63 Metascore

Set against the backdrop of a decaying Midwestern town, a murder becomes the focal point of three people who work in a doll factory.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Debbie Doebereiner, Omar Cowan, Dustin James Ashley, Phyllis Workman

Votes: 7,066 | Gross: $0.15M

  • 9/10

98. Brigitte et Brigitte (1966)

75 min | Comedy

6.7
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A twenty minute documentary about the two smallest French villages. Then, Paris, 1960s. Two girls named Brigitte from the two villages share an apartment and study at the Sorbonne.

Director: Luc Moullet | Stars: Colette Descombes, Françoise Vatel, Claude Melki, Michel Gonzalès

Votes: 130

  • 8/10

99. That's My Boy (2012)

R | 116 min | Comedy

5.6
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31 Metascore

While in his teens, Donny fathered a son, Todd, and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's eighteenth birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down when Donny resurfaces just before Todd's wedding.

Director: Sean Anders | Stars: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Leighton Meester, Susan Sarandon

Votes: 77,084 | Gross: $36.93M

  • 4/10

100. Cat People (1982)

R | 118 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

6.1
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62 Metascore

A young woman's sexual awakening brings horror when she discovers her urges transform her into a monstrous black leopard.

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Nastassja Kinski, Malcolm McDowell, John Heard, Annette O'Toole

Votes: 15,748 | Gross: $7.00M

  • 8/10