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1. Orange Is the New Black (2013– )
TV-MA | 59 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
The story of Piper Chapman, a woman in her thirties who is sentenced to fifteen months in prison after being convicted of a decade-old crime of transporting money to her drug-dealing girlfriend.
2. Black Swan (2010)
R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller
A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity.
Votes: 576,650 | Gross: $106.95M
3. Lie with Me (2005)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance
An outgoing, sexually aggressive young woman meets and begins a torrid affair with an equally aggressive young man in which their affair begins to bring a strain on their personal lives.
4. Dawn of the Dead (2004)
R | 101 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
A nurse, a policeman, a young married couple, a salesman, and other survivors of a worldwide plague that is producing aggressive, flesh-eating zombies, take refuge in a mega Midwestern shopping mall.
Votes: 201,358 | Gross: $58.89M
5. Flight (I) (2012)
R | 138 min | Drama, Thriller
An airline pilot saves almost all his passengers on his malfunctioning airliner which eventually crashed, but an investigation into the accident reveals something troubling.
Votes: 274,437 | Gross: $93.75M
6. Melancholia (2011)
R | 135 min | Drama
Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.
Votes: 135,802 | Gross: $3.03M
7. Chloe (2009)
R | 96 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A doctor hires an escort to seduce her husband, whom she suspects of cheating, though unforeseen events put the marriage in danger.
Votes: 58,544 | Gross: $3.07M
9. Videodrome (1983)
R | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.
10. Intimacy (2001)
R | 119 min | Drama, Romance
A failed London musician meets once a week with a woman for a series of intense sexual encounters to get away from the realities of life. But when he begins inquiring about her, it puts their relationship at risk.
Votes: 9,563 | Gross: $0.10M
11. The Sessions (2012)
R | 95 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A man in an iron lung who wishes to lose his virginity contacts a professional sex surrogate with the help of his therapist and priest.
Votes: 37,268 | Gross: $6.00M
12. Rabid (1977)
R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A young woman develops a taste for human blood after undergoing experimental plastic surgery, and her victims turn into rabid, blood-thirsty zombies who proceed to infect others, which turns into a city-wide epidemic.
13. Cosmopolis (2012)
R | 109 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 38,830 | Gross: $0.74M
14. Better Than Chocolate (1999)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two attractive young lesbians, Maggie and Kim, meet in Vancouver, develop a passionate romance, and move in together. Meanwhile, Maggie's well-meaning but naive mother Lila gets divorced ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,776 | Gross: $2.01M
16. Boxing Helena (1993)
R | 107 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A surgeon becomes obsessed with the seductive woman he once was in an affair with. Refusing to accept that she has moved on, he amputates her limbs and holds her captive in his mansion.
Votes: 9,834 | Gross: $1.80M
17. Exotica (1994)
R | 103 min | Drama
Francis, whose daughter was murdered a few years ago, is always watching Christina dance in the night club Exotica. One night he is dared to touch the girl and ends up being thrown out. He then sends in Thomas to try and find explanations.
Votes: 14,937 | Gross: $5.13M
18. Stay Hungry (1976)
R | 102 min | Drama, Comedy
A syndicate wants to buy a whole district to rebuild it. They've bought every house except the small gym "Olympic", where Mr. Austria Joe Santo prepares for the Mr. Universum championships ... See full summary »
21. Lay the Favorite (2012)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Ex-private dancer Beth aspires to be a Las Vegas cocktail waitress, when she falls in with Dink, a sports gambler. Sparks fly as she proves to be something of a gambling prodigy--much to the ire of Dink's wife, Tulip.
Votes: 9,139 | Gross: $0.02M
22. S.O.B. (1981)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama
A movie producer who made a huge flop tries to salvage his career by revamping his film as an erotic production, where its family-friendly star takes her top off.
23. Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus and 2012 (2013)
Not Rated | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
As Jamie travels in Chile, he invites an eccentric woman to join his group's quest to score a fabled hallucinogen, a move that finds him at odds with his new companion, until they drink the magic brew on a beach at the edge of the desert.
Votes: 6,878 | Gross: $0.19M
24. Poison Ivy: The Secret Society (2008 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Thriller
After a mysterious death of a young college student occurs late one night at a prestigious New England college, Danielle "Daisy" Brooks nevertheless decides to escape her small town life ... See full summary »
25. Different Strokes (1998 Video)
R | 88 min | Drama
A Los Angeles fashion model falls in love with a female art director during a photo shoot which puts their newfound romance at odds with the model's photographer boyfriend.
26. The Burning Bed (1984 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama
An abused battered wife has had enough of husband beating up on her. Everywhere she turns for help, there's not much anyone will do. After he rapes her one night, she sets the bed on fire with him in it asleep.
27. The Caller (2011)
R | 92 min | Thriller
A young divorcee is getting her life back together by moving into an apartment. But what will she do when a strange person repeatedly calls her, and threatens to change her new life around?
28. Pursuit of Happiness (2001)
93 min | Comedy, Romance
An advertising executive fails to realize that the woman of his dreams is his best friend since first grade, now married to his cheating co-worker.
32. Chained Heat (1983)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Linda Blair plays Carol, a young woman who must serve 18 months in prison after killing a man (by accident). The prison turns out to be brimming with decadence, corruption and sleaze, where... See full summary »
33. An Invisible Sign (2010)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Mona Gray is a 20-year-old loner who, as a child, turned to math for salvation after her father became ill. As an adult, Mona now teaches the subject and must help her students through their own crises.
34. Rude Awakening (1998–2001)
TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy
Billie Frank, an out of work alcoholic actress, used to be somewhat of a star in her day, but now she's all washed up. With the help of her mother, Trudy, Billie tries to pick up the pieces... See full summary »
36. Dear Wendy (2004)
Unrated | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A young boy in a nameless, timeless American town establishes a gang of youthful misfits united in their love of guns and their code of honor.
Votes: 9,174 | Gross: $0.02M
38. Borderline (2008)
110 min | Drama
An erotic drama about a woman facing her 30th birthday who looks back at her life growing-up with her grandmother, crazy mother and her over-indulgence with men, sex and alcohol.
42. Mother's Boys (1993)
R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller
Jude Madigan abandons her husband Robert and her three sons without any explanation. Three years later Jude inexplicably returns to reunite her family. However Robert and his new lover ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,507 | Gross: $0.87M
43. Manson, My Name Is Evil (2009)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Crime
Perry, a sheltered chemical engineer, falls in love with Leslie, a former homecoming princess, when he becomes a jury member at her hippie death cult murder trial.
44. Lovelife (1997)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
Danny is a student whose girlfriend is writer Zoey. Professor Alan lives with unfocused Molly. Other pairs also don't quite match, and the partners begin to change one another..
46. One Way Out (2002 Video)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Harry Woltz is a homicide cop with a gambling problem; a problem that leaves him owing a great deal of money to the Russell brothers. To clear the debt they ask him to train John Farrow to ... See full summary »
47. Blonde Sinner (1956)
99 min | Drama, Film-Noir
A young woman who has been abused and taken advantage of by all the men in her life, finally finds a man she believes truly loves her, but she snaps when she finds out that he, too, is ... See full summary »
48. Blood (2004)
90 min | Drama
After not having seen each other in five years, Chris Terry goes to visit his younger sister Noelle Terry in Montréal. Their lives, both together and apart, have been turbulent ones with ... See full summary »
50. Berkeley (2005)
R | 88 min | Drama
Berkeley is the story of Ben Sweet, an eighteen year old boy who comes to UC Berkeley in 1968 to study accounting and avoid the draft. There begins an odyssey through sex, drugs, rock and ... See full summary »