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1. Dracula (1992)

R | 128 min | Horror, Romance

7.5
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57 Metascore

The vampire comes to England to seduce a visitor's fiancée and inflict havoc in the foreign land.

Writers: Bram Stoker, James V. Hart | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins, Keanu Reeves

2. The Sound of Music (1965)

G | 174 min | Biography, Drama, Family

8.0
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A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.

Writers: George Hurdalek, Howard Lindsay, Russel Crouse, Ernest Lehman | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn

3. Philomena (2013)

PG-13 | 98 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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76 Metascore

A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.

Writers: Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope, Martin Sixsmith | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Mare Winningham

4. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.9
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93 Metascore

Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically skilled, adolescent nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.

Writers: Du Lu Wang, Hui-Ling Wang, James Schamus, Kuo Jung Tsai | Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh, Ziyi Zhang, Chen Chang

5. Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas (2013)

122 min | Drama, History

6.2
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51 Metascore

In the 16th century in the Cévennes, a horse dealer by the name of Michael Kohlhaas leads a happy family life. When a lord treats him unjustly, he raises an army and puts the country to fire and sword in order to have his rights restored.

Writers: Christelle Berthevas, Arnaud des Pallières, Heinrich von Kleist | Director: Arnaud des Pallières | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Mélusine Mayance, Delphine Chuillot, David Kross

6. Black Death (2010)

R | 102 min | Action, Drama, Horror

6.4
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71 Metascore

Set during the time of the first outbreak of bubonic plague in England, a young monk is given the task of learning the truth about reports of people being brought back to life in a small village.

Writer: Dario Poloni | Director: Christopher Smith | Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Sean Bean, Carice van Houten, Kimberley Nixon

7. Solomon Kane (2009)

R | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.1
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48 Metascore

A ruthless mercenary renounces violence after learning his soul is bound for hell. When a young girl is kidnapped and her family slain by a sorcerer's murderous cult, he is forced to fight and seek his redemption slaying evil.

Writers: Michael J. Bassett, Robert E. Howard | Director: Michael J. Bassett | Stars: James Purefoy, Max von Sydow, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Pete Postlethwaite

8. The Name of the Rose (1986)

R | 130 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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An intellectually nonconformist monk investigates a series of mysterious deaths in an isolated abbey.

Writers: Umberto Eco, Andrew Birkin, Gérard Brach, Howard Franklin, Alain Godard | Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Sean Connery, Christian Slater, Helmut Qualtinger, Elya Baskin

9. Dracula (1931)

Approved | 75 min | Horror

7.7
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The ancient vampire Count Dracula arrives in England and begins to prey upon the virtuous young Mina.

Writers: Bram Stoker, Hamilton Deane, John L. Balderston, Garrett Fort | Directors: Tod Browning, Karl Freund | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Helen Chandler, David Manners, Dwight Frye

10. Rambo III (1988)

R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

5.6
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36 Metascore

Rambo's Vietnam commanding officer Colonel Trautman is held hostage in Afghanistan, and it's up to Rambo to rescue him.

Writers: David Morrell, Sylvester Stallone, Sheldon Lettich | Director: Peter MacDonald | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Marc de Jonge, Kurtwood Smith

11. Dracula (1979)

R | 109 min | Horror, Romance

6.4
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Romanticized adaptation of Bram Stoker's 1897 classic. Set in 1913 England, the bloodsucking, but handsome, charming and seductive, Count Dracula seeks an immortal bride.

Writers: W.D. Richter, Hamilton Deane, John L. Balderston, Bram Stoker | Director: John Badham | Stars: Frank Langella, Laurence Olivier, Donald Pleasence, Kate Nelligan

12. The Secret of Kells (2009)

Not Rated | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.6
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81 Metascore

The animated story of the boy behind the famed Book of Kells.

Writers: Tomm Moore, Fabrice Ziolkowski | Directors: Tomm Moore, Nora Twomey | Stars: Evan McGuire, Brendan Gleeson, Mick Lally, Christen Mooney

13. Northanger Abbey (2007 TV Movie)

84 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A young woman's penchant for sensational Gothic novels leads to misunderstandings in the matters of the heart.

Writers: Andrew Davies, Jane Austen | Director: Jon Jones | Stars: Geraldine James, Michael Judd, Julia Dearden, Gerry O'Brien

14. Bulletproof Monk (2003)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

5.4
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40 Metascore

Based on the very underground comic book, a Tibetan monk becomes a mentor to a young street kid whom he can teach to protect a scroll.

Writers: Ethan Reiff, Cyrus Voris | Director: Paul Hunter | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Seann William Scott, Jaime King, Karel Roden

15. Robin and Marian (1976)

PG | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Robin Hood, aging none too gracefully, returns exhausted from the Crusades to woo and win Maid Marian one last time.

Writer: James Goldman | Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Sean Connery, Audrey Hepburn, Robert Shaw, Richard Harris

16. Mystery!: Cadfael (1994–1996)

75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A Crusader-turned-Monk uses his botanical knowledge to solve mysteries in the old Norman England town of Shrewsbury.

Stars: Derek Jacobi, Michael Culver, Julian Firth, Terrence Hardiman

17. Moll Flanders (1996)

PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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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. However, the actions of an abusive priest lead Moll to rebel as a teenager, ... See full summary »

Writers: Daniel Defoe, Pen Densham | Director: Pen Densham | Stars: Robin Wright, Morgan Freeman, Stockard Channing, John Lynch

18. Stone of Destiny (2008)

PG | 96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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The story of Ian Hamilton, a dedicated nationalist who reignited Scottish national pride in the 1950s with his daring raid on the heart of England to bring the Stone of Scone back to Scotland.

Writers: Ian Hamilton, Charles Martin Smith | Director: Charles Martin Smith | Stars: Charlie Cox, Kate Mara, Stephen McCole, Ciaron Kelly

19. Escape to Athena (1979)

PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.6
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During World War II, the prisoners of a German camp on a Greek island are trying to escape. They don't want only their freedom, but they also seek for an ineffable treasure hidden in a ... See full summary »

Writers: Edward Anhalt, Richard Lochte, George P. Cosmatos | Director: George P. Cosmatos | Stars: Roger Moore, Telly Savalas, David Niven, Stefanie Powers

20. Before the Rain (1994)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, War

8.0
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The circularity of violence seen in a story that circles on itself. In Macedonia, during war in Bosnia, Christians hunt an ethnic Albanian girl who may have murdered one of their own. A ... See full summary »

Writer: Milcho Manchevski | Director: Milcho Manchevski | Stars: Katrin Cartlidge, Rade Serbedzija, Grégoire Colin, Labina Mitevska

21. The Cardinal (1963)

TV-14 | 175 min | Drama, History, War

6.8
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A young Catholic priest from Boston confronts bigotry, Naziism, and his own personal conflicts as he rises to the office of cardinal.

Writers: Robert Dozier, Henry Morton Robinson | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Tom Tryon, John Huston, Romy Schneider, Carol Lynley

22. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)

Approved | 87 min | Horror, Mystery

7.0
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When a nobleman is threatened by a family curse on his newly inherited estate, detective Sherlock Holmes is hired to investigate.

Writers: Arthur Conan Doyle, Peter Bryan | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, André Morell, Christopher Lee, Marla Landi

23. Redwall (1999– )

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.3
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To save his besieged Abbey, a young mouse novice must learn of his destiny to be the successor to a great warrior.

Stars: Tyrone Savage, Diego Matamoros, Alison Pill, Chris Wiggins

24. Sagrada - el misteri de la creació (2012)

89 min | Documentary

6.9
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The Sagrada Família in Barcelona is a unique and fascinating building project by a brilliant, formerly controversial genius, Antoni Gaudi, with an army of workers, a history with many highs... See full summary »

Writer: Stefan Haupt | Director: Stefan Haupt | Stars: Jordi Bonet i Armengol, Etsuro Sotoo, Anna Huber, Jean-Luc Bideau

25. Hibernatus (1969)

82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.6
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The frozen body of Paul Fournier is discovered in Greenland where he had disappeared during a scientific expedition in 1905. Perfectly conserved he is brought back to life in the 1960s. His... See full summary »

Writers: Jean Bernard-Luc, Jacques Vilfrid, Louis de Funès, Jean Halain | Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Louis de Funès, Michael Lonsdale, Claude Gensac, Bernard Alane

26. Interno di un convento (1978)

95 min | Drama, Romance

5.3
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A zealous, handsome priest, who is the confessor for a convent full of women, encourages the equally zealous abbess of one such institution to enforce the same strict rules on these ... See full summary »

Writers: Walerian Borowczyk, Stendhal | Director: Walerian Borowczyk | Stars: Ligia Branice, Howard Ross, Marina Pierro, Gabriella Giacobbe

27. Scariest Places on Earth (2000– )

TV-PG | Horror, Mystery, Reality-TV

7.3
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Host Linda Blair and Narrator Zelda Rubinstien go world wide to interview several people who they claim have been in haunted houses, haunted castles and ritual grounds and graveyards.

Stars: Linda Blair, Zelda Rubinstein, Alan Robson, Siwan Morris

28. The Black Sleep (1956)

Unrated | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.0
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Sir Joel Cadman, a mad scientist, kidnaps his victims and cuts open their brains in an effort to discover a means to cure his wife's brain tumor.

Writers: Gerald Drayson Adams, John C. Higgins | Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Akim Tamiroff, Lon Chaney Jr., John Carradine

29. Drácula (1931)

Unrated | 104 min | Horror

7.2
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At midnight on Walpurgis Night, an English clerk, Renfield, arrives at Count Dracula's castle in the Carpathian Mountains. After signing papers to take over a ruined abbey near London, ... See full summary »

Writers: Bram Stoker, Baltasar Fernández Cué | Directors: George Melford, Enrique Tovar Ávalos | Stars: Carlos Villarías, Lupita Tovar, Barry Norton, Pablo Álvarez Rubio

30. Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East?: A Zen Fable (1989)

137 min | Drama

7.8
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Three people live in a remote Buddhist monastery near Mount Chonan: Hyegok, the old master; Yong Nan, a young man who has left his extended family in the city to seek enlightenment - Hyegok... See full summary »

Writer: Yong-Kyun Bae | Director: Yong-Kyun Bae | Stars: Yi Pan-Yong, Sin Won-Sop, Hae-Jin Huang, Su-Myong Ko

31. Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission (1987 TV Movie)

90 min | Action, War

5.4
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Telly Savalas assumes the role of the leader of the Dirty Dozen from Lee Marvin. In this movie he and the Dozen are suppose to destroy a nerve gas manufacturing plant before the Germans can... See full summary »

Writers: Nunnally Johnson, Lukas Heller, E.M. Nathanson, Mark Rodgers | Director: Lee H. Katzin | Stars: Telly Savalas, Ernest Borgnine, Vince Edwards, Bo Svenson

32. The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)

Unrated | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.6
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A man's obsession with his dead wife drives a wedge between him and his new bride.

Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Towne | Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Vincent Price, Elizabeth Shepherd, John Westbrook, Derek Francis

33. Tintin et le mystère de la Toison d'Or (1961)

104 min | Adventure, Drama

6.0
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Tintin and Captain Haddock try to discover what is so desirable about their old and apparently worthless ship.

Writers: André Barret, Rémo Forlani, Hergé | Director: Jean-Jacques Vierne | Stars: Jean-Pierre Talbot, Georges Wilson, Georges Loriot, Milo

34. La mansión de los muertos vivientes (1985)

97 min | Horror

4.4
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Writer: Jesús Franco | Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Lina Romay, Antonio Mayans, Mabel Escaño, Albino Graziani

35. Mozart's Sister (2010)

120 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.3
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71 Metascore

A re-imagined account of the early life of Maria Anna 'Nannerl' Mozart, five years older than Wolfgang and a musical prodigy in her own right.

Writer: René Féret | Director: René Féret | Stars: Marie Féret, Marc Barbé, Delphine Chuillot, David Moreau

36. Civilisation (1969– )

50 min | Documentary, History, Music

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Stars: Kenneth Clark, Nicholas Blake, William Devlin, Ronald Lacey

37. Monsieur Vincent (1947)

111 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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St. Vincent de Paul struggles to bring about peace and harmony among the peasant and the nobles in the midst of the Black Death in Europe, carrying on his charitable work in the face of all... See full summary »

Writers: Jean Bernard-Luc, Jean Anouilh | Director: Maurice Cloche | Stars: Pierre Fresnay, Aimé Clariond, Jean Debucourt, Lise Delamare

38. The White Road (1952)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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An ex-soldier and his new girlfriend comb France for a valuable relic...which others are willing to kill for.

Writer: Charles Bennett | Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Glenn Ford, Geraldine Brooks, Cedric Hardwicke, George Macready

39. The First Christmas: The Story of the First Christmas Snow (1975 TV Short)

22 min | Short, Animation, Musical

7.2
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A young shepherd, Lucas, is blinded by lightening, and some kindly nuns at a nearby abbey take him in. Sister Catherine describes snow to Lucas, who has never seen it. Lucas gets chosen to ... See full summary »

Writer: Jules Bass | Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Cyril Ritchard, David Kelley, Dina Lynn

40. Gallery of Horror (1967)

83 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

2.7
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John Carradine narrates five horror tales, each with a comically predictable surprise ending. In the first, "The Witches Clock" (sic), The Farrells have purchased an old mansion in Salem ... See full summary »

Writers: Russ Jones, David L. Hewitt, Gary R. Heacock | Director: David L. Hewitt | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., John Carradine, Rochelle Hudson, Roger Gentry

41. The Comedy of Errors (1983 TV Movie)

109 min | Comedy

7.0
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Aegeon of Syracuse has come to Ephesus to seek his son, who went in search of his missing twin and mother months ago. Too bad that Ephesus has just declared war on Syracuse, and will ... See full summary »

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Cyril Cusack, Charles Gray, Nicolas Chagrin, Nick Burnell

42. A View from a Hill (2005 TV Movie)

40 min | Drama, Horror

7.2
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In fact Dr Fanshawe is not on holiday. As an archaeologist, he has been engaged by the squire to catalogue a private collection of local artefacts.

Writers: Peter Harness, M.R. James | Director: Luke Watson | Stars: Mark Letheren, Pip Torrens, David Burke, Simon Linnell

43. Redwall: The Movie (2000 TV Movie)

84 min | Adventure, Animation, Family

7.7
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To save his besieged Abbey, a young mouse novice must learn of his destiny to be the successor to a great warrior.

Director: Dean Howard | Stars: Marion Day, Adrian Egan, David Hemblen, Keith Knight

44. The One (2011– )

60 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.6
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Andrés Bilbao just wants to be the new associate in the Nevares Sosa law firm. Mariana just wants to clear her father's mysterious death. But they never guessed what was coming.

Stars: Pablo Echarri, Paola Krum, Leticia Brédice, Lito Cruz

45. The Wickedest Man in the World (2002 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Writer: Aleister Crowley | Director: Neil Rawles | Stars: Brian Cox, Aleister Crowley, Gavin Baddeley, Colin Wilson

46. Abbey of Thelema (2007)

80 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

4.6
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Based on actual facts and events, explores the Thelemic Commune in Cefalu, Sicily from 1920-1923.

Writer: Vincent Jennings | Directors: J. Grimm, Vincent Jennings | Stars: Mike Ketcher, Lynn Mastio Rice, Blandine Fromont, Brenda Sue Fowler

47. His Double Life (1933)

68 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Priam Farrel is a celebrated artist but a social recluse. When his valet dies of a sudden illness, a mix-up leads to the body being identified as Farrel's. The timid artist then assumes the... See full summary »

Writers: Arnold Bennett, Clara Beranger, Arthur Hopkins | Director: Arthur Hopkins | Stars: Roland Young, Lillian Gish, Montagu Love, Lumsden Hare

48. The Rape of Europa (2006)

Unrated | 117 min | Documentary, History, War

7.7
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77 Metascore

The story of Nazi Germany's plundering of Europe's great works of art during World War II and Allied efforts to minimize the damage.

Writers: Richard Berge, Bonni Cohen, Jon Else, Nicole Newnham, Lynn Nicholas | Directors: Richard Berge, Bonni Cohen, Nicole Newnham | Stars: Joan Allen, E. Randol Schoenberg, Maria Altmann, Wolfgang Fischer

49. Magnificat (1993)

95 min | Drama, History

6.9
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During the Middle Ages, a traveling executioner hires an apprentice to learn the finer points of torture and execution, and a young girl is given by her parents to a Catholic convent.

Writer: Pupi Avati | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Luigi Diberti, Arnaldo Ninchi, Massimo Bellinzoni, Dalia Lahav

50. Poussières d'amour - Abfallprodukte der Liebe (1996)

130 min | Documentary, Musical

8.5
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German director Werner Schroeter invited his favourite opera singers to a 13th century abbey near Paris. LOVES DEBRIS didnt have, and couldn't have had, any pre-planned action. There was no... See full summary »

Writers: Werner Schroeter, Claire Alby | Director: Werner Schroeter | Stars: Anita Cerquetti, Martha Mödl, Rita Gorr, Kristine Ciesinski