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1. Boyhood (I) (2014)

R | 165 min | Drama

8.7
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100 Metascore

The life of a young man, Mason, from age 5 to age 18.

Writer: Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Elijah Smith

2. Oculus (I) (2013)

R | 104 min | Horror

6.5
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61 Metascore

A woman tries to exonerate her brother, who was convicted of murder, by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.

Writers: Mike Flanagan, Jeff Howard, Jeff Seidman | Director: Mike Flanagan | Stars: Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, Katee Sackhoff, Rory Cochrane

3. Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.7
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68 Metascore

As the Clone Wars near an end, the Sith Lord Darth Sidious steps out of the shadows, at which time Anakin succumbs to his emotions, becoming Darth Vader and putting his relationships with Obi-Wan and Padme at risk.

Writer: George Lucas | Director: George Lucas | Stars: Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson

4. Safe Haven (I) (2013)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.7
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34 Metascore

A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.

Writers: Dana Stevens, Gage Lansky, Nicholas Sparks | Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Julianne Hough, Josh Duhamel, Cobie Smulders, David Lyons

5. Men in Black (1997)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.2
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71 Metascore

A streetwise NYPD detective joins a secret organization that polices extraterrestrial affairs on Earth.

Writers: Lowell Cunningham, Ed Solomon | Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino, Vincent D'Onofrio

6. Lovelace (2013)

R | 93 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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51 Metascore

The story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.

Writer: Andy Bellin | Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Amanda Seyfried, James Franco, Peter Sarsgaard, Juno Temple

7. Chocolat (2000)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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64 Metascore

A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community.

Writers: Joanne Harris, Robert Nelson Jacobs | Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina, Carrie-Anne Moss

8. Raging Bull (1980)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

8.3
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92 Metascore

An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring, destroys his life outside it.

Writers: Jake LaMotta, Joseph Carter, Peter Savage, Paul Schrader, Mardik Martin | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent

9. The Selfish Giant (2013)

91 min | Drama

7.4
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83 Metascore

A contemporary fable about two scrappy 13-year-old working-class friends in the UK who seek fortune by getting involved with a local scrap dealer and criminal, leading to tragic consequences.

Writers: Clio Barnard, Oscar Wilde | Director: Clio Barnard | Stars: Conner Chapman, Shaun Thomas, Sean Gilder, Lorraine Ashbourne

10. Saw IV (2007)

R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

5.9
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36 Metascore

Jigsaw and his apprentice Amanda are dead. Now, upon the news of Detective Kerry's murder, two seasoned FBI profilers, Agent Strahm and Agent Perez, arrive in the terrified community to ... See full summary »

Writers: Patrick Melton, Marcus Dunstan, Thomas Fenton | Director: Darren Lynn Bousman | Stars: Tobin Bell, Scott Patterson, Costas Mandylor, Betsy Russell

11. Pay It Forward (2000)

PG-13 | 123 min | Drama

7.1
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40 Metascore

A young boy attempts to make the world a better place after his teacher gives him that chance.

Writers: Catherine Ryan Hyde, Leslie Dixon | Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Haley Joel Osment, Helen Hunt, Jay Mohr

12. Of Mice and Men (1992)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama

7.6
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Two drifters, one a gentle but slow giant, try to make money working the fields during the Depression so they can fulfill their dreams.

Writers: John Steinbeck, Horton Foote | Director: Gary Sinise | Stars: John Malkovich, Gary Sinise, Ray Walston, Casey Siemaszko

13. Water for Elephants (2011)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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52 Metascore

A veterinary student abandons his studies after his parents are killed and joins a traveling circus as their vet.

Writers: Richard LaGravenese, Sara Gruen | Director: Francis Lawrence | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon, Christoph Waltz, Paul Schneider

14. Inland Empire (2006)

R | 180 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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72 Metascore

As an actress starts to adopt the persona of her character in a film, her world starts to become nightmarish and surreal.

Writer: David Lynch | Director: David Lynch | Stars: Laura Dern, Jeremy Irons, Justin Theroux, Karolina Gruszka

15. Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.

Writers: Nancy Price, Ronald Bass | Director: Joseph Ruben | Stars: Julia Roberts, Patrick Bergin, Kevin Anderson, Elizabeth Lawrence

16. The Gift (2000)

R | 111 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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62 Metascore

A woman with extrasensory perception is asked to help find a young woman who has disappeared.

Writers: Billy Bob Thornton, Tom Epperson | Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Katie Holmes, Keanu Reeves, Giovanni Ribisi

17. Awake (2007)

R | 84 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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33 Metascore

The story focuses on a man who suffers "anesthetic awareness" and finds himself awake and aware, but paralyzed, during heart surgery. His mother must wrestle with her own demons as a turn of events unfolds around them, while trying to unfold the story hidden behind her son's young wife.

Writer: Joby Harold | Director: Joby Harold | Stars: Hayden Christensen, Jessica Alba, Terrence Howard, Lena Olin

18. Enough (I) (2002)

PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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25 Metascore

On the run from an abusive husband, a young mother begins to train herself to fight back.

Writer: Nicholas Kazan | Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Billy Campbell, Tessa Allen, Juliette Lewis

19. Why Did I Get Married? (2007)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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54 Metascore

The big screen adaptation of Perry's stage play about the trials of marriage, and what happens to one family when a sexy young temptress arrives on the scene.

Writer: Tyler Perry | Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Tyler Perry, Janet Jackson, Sharon Leal, Malik Yoba

20. W.E. (2011)

R | 119 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.1
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37 Metascore

The affair between King Edward VIII and American divorcée Wallis Simpson, and a contemporary romance between a married woman and a Russian security guard.

Writers: Madonna, Alek Keshishian | Director: Madonna | Stars: Abbie Cornish, James D'Arcy, Andrea Riseborough, Oscar Isaac

21. Once Were Warriors (1994)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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A family descended from Maori warriors is bedeviled by a violent father and the societal problems of being treated as outcasts.

Writers: Riwia Brown, Alan Duff | Director: Lee Tamahori | Stars: Rena Owen, Temuera Morrison, Mamaengaroa Kerr-Bell, Julian Arahanga

22. The Lawnmower Man (1992)

R | 107 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.3
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A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science.

Writers: Stephen King, Brett Leonard, Gimel Everett | Director: Brett Leonard | Stars: Jeff Fahey, Pierce Brosnan, Jenny Wright, Mark Bringelson

23. Karla (2006)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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Based on real events, Paul Bernardo (Collins) and his wife, Karla Homolka (Prepon), kidnap, sexually abuse, and murder three young girls.

Writers: Michael D. Sellers, Manette Rosen, Joel Bender | Director: Joel Bender | Stars: Laura Prepon, Misha Collins, Patrick Bauchau, Emilie Jacobs

24. Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)

PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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36 Metascore

A couple's seemingly solid marriage begins to crumble when the wife discovers that her husband intends to divorce her.

Writer: Tyler Perry | Director: Darren Grant | Stars: Kimberly Elise, Steve Harris, Tyler Perry, Cicely Tyson

25. Purple Rain (1984)

R | 111 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.3
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45 Metascore

A young man with a talent for music has begun a career with much promise. He meets an aspiring singer, Apollonia, and finds that talent alone isn't all that he needs. A complicated tale of ... See full summary »

Writers: William Blinn, Albert Magnoli | Director: Albert Magnoli | Stars: Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day, Olga Karlatos

26. Dolores Claiborne (1995)

R | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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62 Metascore

A big-city reporter travels to the small town where her mother has been arrested for the murder of an elderly woman that she works for as a maid.

Writers: Stephen King, Tony Gilroy | Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Kathy Bates, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Christopher Plummer, Judy Parfitt

27. Bug (2006)

R | 102 min | Horror, Thriller

6.0
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62 Metascore

An unhinged war veteran holes up with a lonely woman in a spooky Oklahoma motel room. The line between reality and delusion is blurred as they discover a bug infestation.

Writer: Tracy Letts | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Ashley Judd, Michael Shannon, Harry Connick Jr., Lynn Collins

28. The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover (1989)

NC-17 | 124 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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The wife of an oafish restaurant owner becomes bored with her husband and considers an affair with a regular patron.

Writer: Peter Greenaway | Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: Richard Bohringer, Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren, Alan Howard

29. Waitress (2007)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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75 Metascore

Jenna is a pregnant, unhappily married waitress in the deep south. She meets a newcomer to her town and falls into an unlikely relationship as a last attempt at happiness.

Writer: Adrienne Shelly | Director: Adrienne Shelly | Stars: Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Jeremy Sisto, Cheryl Hines

30. In the Bedroom (2001)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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86 Metascore

A New England couple's college-aged son dates an older woman who has two small children and an unwelcome ex-husband.

Writers: Robert Festinger, Todd Field, Andre Dubus | Director: Todd Field | Stars: Tom Wilkinson, Sissy Spacek, Nick Stahl, Marisa Tomei

31. The Great Santini (1979)

PG | 115 min | Drama

7.2
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As he approaches manhood, Ben Meechum struggles to win the approval of his demanding alpha male father, an aggressively competitive, but frustrated marine pilot.

Writers: Pat Conroy, Lewis John Carlino | Director: Lewis John Carlino | Stars: Robert Duvall, Blythe Danner, Michael O'Keefe, Lisa Jane Persky

32. The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008)

R | 114 min | Drama

8.0
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50 Metascore

A drama set in 1986 Iran and centered on a man, Sahebjam, whose car breaks down in a remote village and enters into a conversation with Zahra, who relays to him the story about her niece, ... See full summary »

Writers: Betsy Giffen Nowrasteh, Cyrus Nowrasteh, Freidoune Sahebjam | Director: Cyrus Nowrasteh | Stars: Shohreh Aghdashloo, Jim Caviezel, Mozhan Marnò, Navid Negahban

33. Run for Your Life (2014 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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A journalist must make a decision to flee with her two children from her abusive ex-husband or kill him before he kills her.

Writer: Benita Garvin | Director: Michael Scott | Stars: Amy Smart, Mark Humphrey, Aislyn Watson, Genea Charpentier

34. What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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The story of rock singer Tina Turner and how she rose to stardom with her abusive husband Ike Turner and how she gained the courage to break free.

Writers: Tina Turner, Kurt Loder, Kate Lanier | Director: Brian Gibson | Stars: Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, Rae'Ven Larrymore Kelly, Virginia Capers

35. Samurai Champloo (2004–2005)

TV-MA | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.7
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Fuu, a waitress who works in a teahouse, rescues two master swordsmen, Mugen and Jin, from their execution to help her find the "samurai who smells of sunflowers."

Stars: Kazuya Nakai, Ginpei Sato, Ayako Kawasumi, Steve Blum

36. Tyrannosaur (2011)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama

7.6
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65 Metascore

Joseph, a man plagued by violence and a rage that is driving him to self-destruction, earns a chance of redemption that appears in the form of Hannah, a Christian charity shop worker.

Writer: Paddy Considine | Director: Paddy Considine | Stars: Peter Mullan, Archie Lal, Jag Sanghera, Mike Fearnley

37. Sparkle (I) (2012)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Music

5.6
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54 Metascore

In the 1960s, three sisters form a girl group and soon become local sensations with major label interest, but fame becomes a challenge as the close-knit family begins to fall apart.

Writers: Mara Brock Akil, Joel Schumacher, Howard Rosenman | Director: Salim Akil | Stars: Jordin Sparks, Carmen Ejogo, Whitney Houston, Derek Luke

38. Crazy in Alabama (1999)

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

6.3
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46 Metascore

An abused wife heads to California to become a movie star while her nephew back in Alabama has to deal with a racially-motivated murder involving a corrupt sheriff.

Writer: Mark Childress | Director: Antonio Banderas | Stars: Melanie Griffith, David Morse, Lucas Black, Cathy Moriarty

39. The 39 Steps (1935)

Unrated | 86 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

7.9
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A man in London tries to help a counterespionage agent. But when the agent is killed and the man stands accused, he must go on the run to both save himself and also stop a spy ring which is trying to steal top secret information.

Writers: John Buchan, Charles Bennett, Ian Hay | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, Godfrey Tearle

40. The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)

PG | 82 min | Comedy, Romance

7.7
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75 Metascore

In 1930s New Jersey, a movie character walks off the screen and into the real world.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello, Irving Metzman

41. Drew Peterson: Untouchable (2012 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 84 min | Drama

6.1
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Following the mysterious disappearance of his fourth wife, a man is accused of the murder of his third.

Writers: Teena Booth, Joseph Hosey, Drew Peterson | Director: Mikael Salomon | Stars: Rob Lowe, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Catherine Dent, Cara Buono

42. Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)

PG | 112 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A recently widowed woman is on the road with her precocious young son, determined to make a new life for herself as a singer.

Writer: Robert Getchell | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Kris Kristofferson, Mia Bendixsen, Alfred Lutter III

43. The Human Contract (2008)

R | 103 min | Drama

5.3
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A successful corporate type harboring a deep, dark secret befriends a free-spirited stranger who encourages him to ditch his stuffy lifestyle and live life in reckless abandon.

Writer: Jada Pinkett Smith | Director: Jada Pinkett Smith | Stars: Jason Clarke, Paz Vega, Idris Elba, T.J. Thyne

44. The Portrait of a Lady (1996)

PG-13 | 144 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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61 Metascore

An American girl inherits a fortune and falls into a misguided relationship with a gentleman confidence artist whose true nature, including a barbed and covetous disposition, turns her life into a nightmare.

Writers: Henry James, Laura Jones | Director: Jane Campion | Stars: Nicole Kidman, John Malkovich, Barbara Hershey, Martin Donovan

45. Snow Angels (I) (2007)

R | 107 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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67 Metascore

A drama that interweaves the life of a teenager, with his old baby sitter, her estranged husband, and their daughter.

Writers: David Gordon Green, Stewart O'Nan | Director: David Gordon Green | Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Sam Rockwell, Michael Angarano, Jeannetta Arnette

46. Antares (2004)

105 min | Drama

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A deadly car crash sets off three parallel stories of women at crisis points, faltering behind the doors of the same, plain Vienna apartment block. A bored nurse with a stable, comfortable ... See full summary »

Writer: Götz Spielmann | Director: Götz Spielmann | Stars: Petra Morzé, Andreas Patton, Hary Prinz, Susanne Wuest

47. Dear Frankie (2004)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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63 Metascore

After having responded to her son's numerous letters in the guise of his father, a woman hires a stranger to pose as his dad when meeting him.

Writer: Andrea Gibb | Director: Shona Auerbach | Stars: Emily Mortimer, Jack McElhone, Gerard Butler, Mary Riggans

48. Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)

PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.5
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Biography of Loretta Lynn, a country and western singer that came from poverty to fame.

Writers: Thomas Rickman, Loretta Lynn, George Vecsey | Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones, Levon Helm, Phyllis Boyens

49. 100 Feet (2008)

R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

5.6
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After Marnie Watson kills her abusive husband in self-defense, she is condemned to house arrest... only to discover that the house is possessed by the enraged and violent spirit of her dead husband.

Writer: Eric Red | Director: Eric Red | Stars: Famke Janssen, Bobby Cannavale, Ed Westwick, Michael Paré

50. Jolene (2008)

R | 121 min | Drama

6.6
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31 Metascore

A teenage orphan spends ten years traveling cross-country experiencing life, love and heartbreak. Based on E.L. Doctorow's story, "Jolene: A Life."

Writers: Dennis Yares, E.L. Doctorow, Michael Gilio | Director: Dan Ireland | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Frances Fisher, Rupert Friend, Dermot Mulroney