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1.
Ulysses (1954)
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A movie adaptation of Homer's second epic, that talks about Ulysses' efforts to return to his home after the end of ten years of war. (117 mins.)
Director: Mario Camerini
 
2.
Troy (2004)
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An adaptation of Homer's great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved. (163 mins.)
 
3.
The Avenger (1962)
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Aeneas leads escapees from the Trojan war to new land in Italy, and must deal with new threats to his people. (105 mins.)
Director: Giorgio Rivalta
 
4.
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
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In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. (107 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
 
5.
Outlaw: The Saga of Gisli (1981)
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From an authentic Viking saga, Outlaw tells the story of a family blood feud, set in 10th century Iceland. (100 mins.)
 
6.
Beowulf (2007)
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The warrior Beowulf must fight and defeat the monster Grendel who is terrorizing Denmark, and later, Grendel's mother, who begins killing out of revenge. (115 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
7.
Dante's Inferno: An Animated Epic (2010 Video)
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Dante journeys through the nine circles of Hell -- limbo, lust, gluttony, greed, anger, heresy, violence, fraud and treachery -- in search of his true love, Beatrice. (84 mins.)
“ Dante 1265–1321 ” - John Farrow
 
8.
The Water Margin (1972)
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Tells the story of the 108 Heroes who stood up against a corrupt government. Each hero has his own unique fighting skill, but they are all willing to die to uphold justice. (125 mins.)
“ Shi Nai'an (Chinese: 施耐庵; pinyin: Shī Nài'ān, ca. 1296–1372), was a Chinese writer from Suzhou. Water Margin, one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature, is attributed to him. ” - John Farrow
 
9.
The Decameron (1971)
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An adaptation of nine stories from Boccaccio's "Decameron". (112 mins.)
 
10.
The Canterbury Tales (1972)
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Pasolini's artistic, sometimes violent, always vividly cinematic retelling of some of Chaucer's most erotic tales. (111 mins.)
 
11.
Don Quixote (2000 TV Movie)
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Adapted from the work of Miguel de Cervantes, this is the story of a hidalgo, fanatic for chivalry novels... (120 mins.)
Director: Peter Yates
“ Miguel Cervantes. Published in two parts 1605 and 1615. ” - John Farrow
 
12.
Moll Flanders (1996)
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The daughter of a thief, young Moll is placed in the care of a nunnery after the execution of her mother... (123 mins.)
Director: Pen Densham
“ Daniel Defoe: published 1722. ” - John Farrow
 
13.
Tom Jones (1963)
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The romantic and chivalrous adventures of adopted bastard Tom Jones in 18th century England. (128 mins.)
Director: Tony Richardson
“ Published 1749. ” - John Farrow
 
14.
Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2005)
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Director Michael Winterbottom (Northam) attempts to shoot the adaptation of Laurence Sterne's essentially unfilmable novel, "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman." (94 mins.)
“ First installment published in 1759 ” - John Farrow
 
15.
Candide (1960)
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Based on the classic novel "Candide" by Voltaire, but set in the World War II era. In this story, Candide... (88 mins.)
“ Published 1759. ” - John Farrow
 
16.
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
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A scheming widow and her manipulative ex-lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. (119 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
“ French epistolary novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, first published in four volumes by Durand Neveu from March 23, 1782. ” - John Farrow
 
17.
Faust (1926)
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The demon Mephisto wagers with God that he can corrupt a mortal man's soul. (85 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau
“ Published in two parts: 1806 and 1831. ” - John Farrow
 
18.
Sense and Sensibility (1995)
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Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her three daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. The two eldest daughters are the titular opposites. (136 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
“ Published 1811. ” - John Farrow
 
19.
Pride and Prejudice (1995 Mini-Series)
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Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart. (327 mins.)
“ Published 1813 ” - John Farrow
 
20.
The Saragossa Manuscript (1965)
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Upon finding a book that relates his grandfather's story, an officer ventures through Spain meeting a wide array of characters, most of whom have a story of their own to tell. (182 mins.)
Director: Wojciech J. Has
“ Published 1815. ” - John Farrow
 
21.
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)
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When the brilliant but unorthodox scientist Victor Frankenstein rejects the artificial man that he has created, the Creature escapes and later swears revenge. (123 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
“ Mary Shelley 1818. ” - John Farrow
 
22.
Mary Shelley's Frankenhole (2010 TV Series)
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After mastering immortality, mad scientist Victor Frankenstein turns his attention to time travel, creating... (15 mins.)
 
23.
Ivanhoe (1952)
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A knight seeks to free the captive King Richard and put him back on the throne. (106 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
“ Published 1820. ” - John Farrow
 
24.
Rouge et noir (1954)
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It's no holds barred for Julian in pursuit of upward mobility. Although expected to channel career aspirations... (113 mins.)
“ Published 1830. ” - John Farrow
 
25.
Midshipman Easy (1935)
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A young man runs away to sea but finds more adventures than he was expecting. (70 mins.)
Director: Carol Reed
“ Frederic Marryat. Published 1836. ” - John Farrow
 
26.
If I Were for Real (1981)
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(99 mins.)
Director: Tung Wang
“ Based on Nikolai Gogol's The Government Inspector published 1836. ” - John Farrow
 
27.
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1947)
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A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-hearted, grasping uncle. (108 mins.)
Director: Cavalcanti
“ Published 1838 - 39. ” - John Farrow
 
28.
Hero of Our Time (1967)
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In an adaptation of Mikhail Lermontov's classic 19th century Russian novel "A Hero of Our Time", soldier Pechorin battles with love and fate in the Caucasus. (83 mins.)
“ Mikhail Lermontov. Written 1839. ” - John Farrow
 
29.
Barry Lyndon (1975)
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An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England. (184 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ Thackeray 1844. ” - John Farrow
 
30.
The Three Musketeers (1973)
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A young swordsman comes to Paris and faces villains, romance, adventure and intrigue with three Musketeer friends. (106 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
“ Published 1844. ” - John Farrow
 
31.
The Count of Monte Cristo (1998 Mini-Series)
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The Classic tale from Alexandre Dumas. Edmond Dantes is unjustly sent to prison for 18 years. He escapes to reclaim his fiancée Mercedes and revenge against his nemesis, Mondego. (400 mins.)
Director: Josée Dayan
“ Published 1844. ” - John Farrow
 
32.
The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge (1974)
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The Four Musketeers defend the queen and her dressmaker from Cardinal Richelieu and Milady de Winter. (108 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
“ based on the book 20 years later published in 1845. ” - John Farrow
 
33.
Queen Margot (1994)
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Young Queen Margot finds herself trapped in an arranged marriage amidst a religious war between Catholics and Protestants. She hopes to escape with a new lover, but finds herself imprisoned by her powerful and ruthless family. (159 mins.)
“ Dumas. Published 1845. ” - John Farrow
 
34.
Wuthering Heights (1939)
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A servant in the house of Wuthering Heights tells a traveler the unfortunate tale of lovers Cathy and Heathcliff. (104 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
“ Emily Bronte 1847. ” - John Farrow
 
35.
The Iron Mask (1929)
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King Louis XIII of France is thrilled to have born to him a son - an heir to the throne. But when the queen delivers a twin... (95 mins.)
Director: Allan Dwan
“ Published 1847 - 50. ” - John Farrow
 
36.
Vanity Fair (2004)
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Growing up poor in London, Becky Sharp defies her poverty-stricken background and ascends the social ladder alongside her best friend, Amelia. (141 mins.)
Director: Mira Nair
“ Published 1847 - 48. ” - John Farrow
 
37.
Jane Eyre (2011)
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A mousy governess who softens the heart of her employer soon discovers that he's hiding a terrible secret. (120 mins.)
“ Charlotte Bronte 1847. ” - John Farrow
 
38.
The Scarlet Letter (1926)
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After having a child out of wedlock, a young Puritan woman is pressured to reveal the name of her lover. (115 mins.)
Director: Victor Seastrom
“ Published 1850. ” - John Farrow
 
39.
Moby Dick (1956)
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The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick. (116 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ Published 1851 ” - John Farrow
 
40.
Madame Bovary (1991)
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In nineteenth-century France, the romantic daughter of a country squire (Emma Rouault) marries a dull country doctor (Charles Bovary)... (143 mins.)
Director: Claude Chabrol
“ Published 1856 ” - John Farrow
 
41.
The Woman in White (1997 TV Movie)
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Based upon Wilkie Collins Victorian mystery, the gothic tale tells of a pair of half sisters whose lives... (125 mins.)
Director: Tim Fywell
“ Wilkie Collins. Published 1859. ” - John Farrow
 
42.
Great Expectations (1946)
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A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor. (118 mins.)
Director: David Lean
“ Charles Dickens. Published 1860. ” - John Farrow
 
43.
Les Misérables (2012)
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In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives forever. (158 mins.)
Director: Tom Hooper
“ Victor Hugo. Published 1862. ” - John Farrow
 
44.
War and Peace (1956)
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Napoleon's tumultuous relations with Russia including his disastrous 1812 invasion serve as the backdrop for the tangled personal lives of two aristocratic families. (208 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
“ Published 1869. ” - John Farrow
 
45.
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1973)
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Animated version of Jules Verne's classic. Teacher and sailor, hired by US Government to destroy a submarine monster, are captured by Captain Nemo and taken to a fantastic adventure underseas on Nautilus submarine. (60 mins.)
“ Jules Verne. Published 1870. ” - John Farrow
 
46.
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)
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A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo. (127 mins.)
“ Published 1870. ” - John Farrow
 
47.
Around the World in 80 Days (2004)
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To win a bet, an eccentric British inventor beside his Chinese valet and an aspiring French artist, embarks on a trip full of adventures and dangers around the world in exactly 80 days. (120 mins.)
Director: Frank Coraci
“ Jules Verne. Published 1873. ” - John Farrow
 
48.
Far from the Madding Crowd (1967)
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Bathsheba Everdene, a willful, flirtatious, young woman, unexpectedly inherits a large farm and is romantically pursued by three very different men. (168 mins.)
“ Published 1874. ” - John Farrow
 
49.
Treasure Island (1950)
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The treasure seeking adventures of young Jim Hawkins and pirate captain Long John Silver. (96 mins.)
Director: Byron Haskin
“ Published 1883. ” - John Farrow
 
50.
The Private Affairs of Bel Ami (1947)
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Writer Georges Duroy (George Sanders) is one social-climbing S.O.B. who does most of his climbing over the warm (and cold) bodies of women... (112 mins.)
Director: Albert Lewin
“ Published 1885. ” - John Farrow
 
51.
Bel Ami (2012)
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A chronicle of a young man's rise to power in Paris via his manipulation of the city's wealthiest and most influential women. (102 mins.)
“ Published 1885. ” - John Farrow
 
52.
Germinal (1963)
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1863. Etienne Lantier, who has been fired from a railway company for being involved in union activities... (110 mins.)
Director: Yves Allégret
“ Published 1885. ” - John Farrow
 
53.
Huckleberry Finn (1974)
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Huckleberry Finn, a rambuctious boy adventurer chafing under the bonds of civilization, escapes his humdrum world and his selfish... (118 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
“ Published 1884. ” - John Farrow
 
54.
Tess (1979)
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A strong-willed young peasant girl becomes the affection of two men. (186 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
“ Published 1891. ” - John Farrow
 
55.
Dulhan Ek Raat Ki (1967)
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Arrogant son of a wealthy, blind woman, rapes his mother's nurse and abandons her. She gets pregnant but the child does not live... (170 mins.)
Director: D.D. Kashyap
“ Based on Tess of the D. Published 1891. ” - John Farrow
 
56.
Dracula (1992)
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The centuries old vampire Count Dracula comes to England to seduce his barrister Jonathan Harker's fiancée Mina Murray and inflict havoc in the foreign land. (128 mins.)
“ Bram Stoker 1897. ” - John Farrow
 
57.
The Underground Man (1981)
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(110 mins.)
“ Notes from the Underground published 1864. ” - John Farrow
 
58.
King Solomon's Mines (1950)
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Adventurer Allan Quartermain leads an expedition into uncharted African territory in an attempt to locate an explorer who went missing during his search for the fabled diamond mines of King Solomon. (103 mins.)
“ Published 1885. ” - John Farrow
 
59.
King Solomon's Mines (1937)
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White hunter Allan Quartermain and his enigmatic guide help a young Irish woman locate her missing father in unexplored Darkest Africa. (77 mins.)
“ Published 1885. ” - John Farrow
 
60.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)
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Dr. Jekyll allows his dark side to run wild when he drinks a potion that turns him into the evil Mr. Hyde. (113 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
“ Published 1886. ” - John Farrow
 
61.
Kidnapped (1971)
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In 18th century Scotland, during the Jacobite Rebellion, David Balfour claims his inheritance from his uncle who has him shanghaied on a ship where David meets fugitive Jacobite rebel Alan Breck. (107 mins.)
Director: Delbert Mann
“ Published 1886. ” - John Farrow
 
62.
She (1965)
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An Edwardian archaeologist and two companions stumble upon a lost city in East Africa, run by a beautiful queen whose love holds the promise of immortality. (106 mins.)
Director: Robert Day
“ Published 1886 - 87 ” - John Farrow
 
63.
The Prisoner of Zenda (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Anthony Hope's classic tale gets a decidedly 'un-classic' treatment at the hands of Peter Sellers. Following the story somewhat... (108 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine
“ Adventure novel by Anthony Hope, published in 1894. ” - John Farrow
 
64.
The Prisoner of Zenda (1937)
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An Englishman on a Ruritarian holiday must impersonate the king when the rightful monarch, a distant cousin, is drugged and kidnapped. (101 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell
“ Adventure novel by Anthony Hope, published in 1894. ” - John Farrow
 
65.
Three Men in a Boat (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Three London gentlemen take vacation rowing down the Thames, encountering various mishaps and misadventures along the way. (84 mins.)
Director: Ken Annakin
“ Jerome K. Jerome. Published 1889. ” - John Farrow
 
66.
Vanya on 42nd Street (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
New York actors rehearse Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" in a dilapidated theatre. (119 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
“ Published 1899 - 1900. ” - John Farrow
 
67.
The Importance of Being Earnest (1952)
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When Algernon discovers that his friend, Ernest, has created a fictional brother for whenever he needs a reason to escape dull country life, Algernon poses as the brother, resulting in ever increasing confusion. (95 mins.)
Director: Anthony Asquith
“ Oscar Wilde. First performed 1895. ” - John Farrow
 
68.
War of the Worlds (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, one family fights for survival. (116 mins.)
“ H. G. Wells. First appeared in 1897. ” - John Farrow
 
69.
Dark Eyes (1987)
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Aboard a ship early in the 20th-century, a middle-aged Italian tells his story of love to a Russian... (117 mins.)
“ Inspired by "The Lady with the Dog" (Russian: Дама с собачкой, Dama s sobachkoy), a short story by Anton Chekhov first published in 1899. ” - John Farrow
 
70.
Lord Jim (1965)
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After being discredited as a coward, a 19th century seaman (Peter O'Toole) lives for only one purpose: to redeem himself. Based on Joseph Conrad's novel written in 1900. (154 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
“ Joseph Conrad. Published 1899 - 1900. ” - John Farrow
 
71.
“ Published 1904. ” - John Farrow
 
72.
The Remarkable Mr. Kipps (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Kipps the draper's apprentice falls in love with a girl above his station. When he unexpectedly inherits a fortune, he thinks his dream has come true. But money can't make him a gentleman, or bring him the girl he really wants... (111 mins.)
Director: Carol Reed
“ H.G. Wells. Published 1905. ” - John Farrow
 
73.
The Lost World (1960)
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Professor Challenger leads an expedition of scientists and adventurers to a remote plateau deep in the Amazonian jungle to verify his claim that dinosaurs still live there. (97 mins.)
Director: Irwin Allen
“ Published 1912. ” - John Farrow
 
74.
The Grandfather (1998)
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After his son dies, an elderly man comes back to Spain from the US and hopes to find out which of his granddaughters is true, and which one is bastard. (151 mins.)
 
75.
Fortunata and Jacinta (1970)
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(132 mins.)
Director: Angelino Fons
 
76.
La belle noiseuse (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The former famous painter Frenhofer revisits an abandoned project using the girlfriend of a young visiting artist. Questions about truth, life, and artistic limits are explored. (238 mins.)
Director: Jacques Rivette
 
77.
Dick Turpin (1934)
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(79 mins.)
 
78.
Why Men Forget (1921)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
A sacked agitator inherits an ironworks, loses it by another will, and leaves his rich wife for a poor girl.
Director: Denison Clift
 
79.
 
80.
Children of the New Forest (1998 TV Movie)
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The 1640s, the time of the English Civil War. Colonel Beverley, a Royalist, squire of Arnwood and High Keeper of the New Forest... (168 mins.)
Director: Andrew Morgan
 
81.
The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A European prince terrorizes the local peasantry while using his castle as a refuge against the "Red Death" plague that stalks the land. (89 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
82.
The Haunted Palace (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Charles Dexter Ward arrives at a small village to visit the house he inherited from his ancestor who died there 100 years ago. (87 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
83.
The Saga of Gösta Berling (1924)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Gösta Berling is a young and attractive minister. Because he is an alcoholic and his preaches are far too daring... (183 mins.)
Director: Mauritz Stiller
 
84.
Pilgrim's Progress (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Journey with Pilgrim as John Bunyan's famous allegory leaps from its pages to a movie. (72 mins.)
Director: Ken Anderson
 
85.
Mistress Pamela (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Loosely bases on Samuel Richardson's novel Pamela or Virtue Rewarded, this is the story of Pamela who goes to work in the kitchen of Lord Devenish who is determined to rape her. (91 mins.)
Director: Jim O'Connolly
 
86.
The Iron Age (1982 Mini-Series)
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(282 mins.)
 
87.
The Monkey King (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Da Nao Tian Gong is a Chinese animated feature film directed by Wan Laiming and produced by all four of the Wan brothers... (84 mins.)
Director: Wan Laiming
 
88.
Red Cliff (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The first chapter of a two-part story centered on a battle fought in China's Three Kingdoms period (220-280 A.D.). (146 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
89.
Red Cliff II (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In this sequel to Red Cliff, Chancellor Cao Cao convinces Emperor Xian of the Han to initiate a battle against the two Kingdoms of Shu and Wu... (142 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
90.
Yin yang lu shi liu zhi hui dao wu xia shi dai (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
The 16th film in the Troublesome Night series brings back regulars Simon Loui, Lan Law, Kai Fai Tong...
Director: Wai Ying Yip
 
91.
Genji monogatari (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Based on the classic novel by Murasaki Shikibu, written over 1000 years ago. Genji, the son of the emperor... (121 mins.)
 
92.
Genji monogatari (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Based on the classic novel by Murasaki Shikibu, written over 1000 years ago. Genji, the son of the emperor...
Director: Kon Ichikawa
 
93.
Crime and Punishment (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An adaptation of Dostoyevsky's novel, set in modern Helsinki. Slaughterhouse worker Rahikainen murders a man... (93 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
94.
Hamlet Goes Business (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A bizarre black-and-white film noir reworking of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'. After the death of his father... (86 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki