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1. Bones (2005– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama | Active

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A forensic anthropologist and a cocky FBI agent build a team to investigate death causes. And quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones.

Stars: Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin, T.J. Thyne

2. Before Midnight (2013)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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94 Metascore

We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.

Writers: Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke, Kim Krizan | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick, Ariane Labed

3. The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)

PG-13 | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.7
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46 Metascore

A lawyer takes on a negligent homicide case involving a priest who performed an exorcism on a young girl.

Writers: Paul Harris Boardman, Scott Derrickson | Director: Scott Derrickson | Stars: Laura Linney, Tom Wilkinson, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Campbell Scott

4. The Man from Earth (2007)

87 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.

Writer: Jerome Bixby | Director: Richard Schenkman | Stars: David Lee Smith, Tony Todd, John Billingsley, Ellen Crawford

5. The Nanny Diaries (2007)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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46 Metascore

A college graduate goes to work as a nanny for a rich New York family. Ensconced in their home, she has to juggle their dysfunction, a new romance, and the spoiled brat in her charge.

Writers: Emma McLaughlin, Nicola Kraus, Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Laura Linney, Paul Giamatti, Donna Murphy

6. Altered States (1980)

R | 102 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.9
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A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically.

Writer: Paddy Chayefsky | Director: Ken Russell | Stars: William Hurt, Blair Brown, Bob Balaban, Charles Haid

7. On the Town (1949)

Passed | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.7
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Three sailors on a day of shore leave in New York City look for fun and romance before their twenty-four hours are up.

Writers: Adolph Green, Betty Comden, Jerome Robbins | Directors: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly | Stars: Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Betty Garrett, Ann Miller

8. Religulous (2008)

R | 101 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.7
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56 Metascore

Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Bill Maher, Tal Bachman, Jonathan Boulden, Steve Burg

9. Fierce People (2005)

R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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54 Metascore

A massage therapist looking to overcome her addictions and reconnect with her son, whose father is an anthropologist in South America studying the Yanomani people, moves in with a wealthy ex-client in New Jersey.

Writer: Dirk Wittenborn | Director: Griffin Dunne | Stars: Diane Lane, Donald Sutherland, Anton Yelchin, Chris Evans

10. The Relic (1997)

R | 110 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.7
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55 Metascore

A homicide detective and an anthropologist try to destroy a South American lizard-like god, who's on a people eating rampage in a Chicago museum.

Writers: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child, Amy Holden Jones, John Raffo, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver | Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Penelope Ann Miller, Tom Sizemore, Linda Hunt, James Whitmore

11. Instinct (1999)

R | 126 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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43 Metascore

When a noted anthropologist who left society to live in the jungle is imprisoned for murder, it's up to a young psychiatrist to get through to him.

Writers: Gerald Di Pego, Daniel Quinn | Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Cuba Gooding Jr., Donald Sutherland, Maura Tierney

12. The Haunting (1963)

Approved | 112 min | Horror

7.6
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A scientist doing research on the paranormal invites two women to a haunted mansion. One of the participants soon starts losing her mind.

Writers: Nelson Gidding, Shirley Jackson | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson, Russ Tamblyn

13. Cannibal Ferox (1981)

Not Rated | 93 min | Adventure, Horror

5.2
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Three friends out to disprove cannibalism meet two men on the run who tortured and enslaved a cannibal tribe to find emeralds, and now the tribe is out for revenge.

Writer: Umberto Lenzi | Director: Umberto Lenzi | Stars: Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Lorraine De Selle, Danilo Mattei, Zora Kerova

14. Boxcar Bertha (1972)

R | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.1
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During the depression, a union leader and a young woman become criminals to exact revenge on the management of a railroad.

Writers: Ben L. Reitman, Joyce Hooper Corrington, John William Corrington | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Barbara Hershey, David Carradine, Barry Primus, Bernie Casey

15. The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)

R | 98 min | Horror

6.4
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An anthropologist goes to Haiti after hearing rumors about a drug used by black magic practitioners to turn people into zombies.

Writers: Wade Davis, Richard Maxwell, Adam Rodman | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Bill Pullman, Cathy Tyson, Zakes Mokae, Paul Winfield

16. Mogambo (1953)

Approved | 116 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Victor Marswell runs a big game trapping company in Kenya. Eloise Kelly is ditched there, and an immediate attraction happens between them. Then Mr. and Mrs. Nordley show up for their ... See full summary »

Writers: John Lee Mahin, Wilson Collison | Director: John Ford | Stars: Clark Gable, Grace Kelly, Ava Gardner, Donald Sinden

17. Unnatural History (2010– )

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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A young man is sent to live with his uncle and cousin in Washington DC by his anthropologist parents. In the process, he must use the skills he learned around the world in order to solve various crimes and conspiracies.

Creator: Mike Werb | Stars: Kevin G. Schmidt, Jordan Gavaris, Italia Ricci, Martin Donovan

18. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)

Approved | 80 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson investigate the legend of a supernatural hound, a beast that may be stalking a young heir on the fog-shrouded moorland that makes up his estate.

Writers: Ernest Pascal, Arthur Conan Doyle | Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Richard Greene, Wendy Barrie

19. Show Me Yours (2004–2005)

30 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

6.9
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Add a Plot

Stars: Rachael Crawford, Adam Harrington, Rachel Wilson, Jeff Seymour

20. Nomads (1986)

R | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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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.

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

21. Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008 TV Movie)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Family

4.2
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An heiress hires an anthropologist/adventurer to track down her husband who has disappeared while searching for a mythic passage to the center of the earth.

Writers: Thomas Baum, William Gray | Director: T.J. Scott | Stars: Ricky Schroder, Victoria Pratt, Peter Fonda, Steven Grayhm

22. Gargoyles (1972 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Horror

6.4
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An anthropologist/paleontologist and his daughter, while travelling through the southwestern US, stumble upon a colony of living, breathing gargoyles who in the end only want to be left alone.

Writers: Steven Karpf, Elinor Karpf | Director: Bill L. Norton | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Jennifer Salt, Grayson Hall, Bernie Casey

23. Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)

PG | 96 min | Fantasy, Horror

5.9
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Johnny Alucard raises Count Dracula from the dead in London in 1972. The Count goes after the descendants of Van Helsing.

Writer: Don Houghton | Director: Alan Gibson | Stars: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Stephanie Beacham, Christopher Neame

24. Beach Party (1963)

101 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.7
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The first of the five official American-International "Beach Party" movies. Anthropology Professor Robert Orwell Sutwell and his secretary Marianne are studying the sex habits of teenagers.... See full summary »

Writer: Lou Rusoff | Director: William Asher | Stars: Robert Cummings, Dorothy Malone, Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello

25. Zombie Holocaust (1980)

R | 84 min | Horror

5.2
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The members of an expedition in search for the last faithful of Kito, the cannibal god, land on a small island in the Moluccas (East Indies) and are soon hunted by cannibals and zombies, ... See full summary »

Writers: Fabrizio De Angelis, Romano Scandariato | Director: Marino Girolami | Stars: Ian McCulloch, Alexandra Delli Colli, Sherry Buchanan, Peter O'Neal

26. A Return to Salem's Lot (1987)

R | 101 min | Horror

4.2
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A man and his son vacation to the quiet vampire populated town of Salem's Lot.

Writers: Stephen King, Larry Cohen, James Dixon | Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: Michael Moriarty, Samuel Fuller, Ricky Addison Reed, Andrew Duggan

27. Cannibal Holocaust II (1988)

Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Horror

3.9
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Four friends head into the jungle to locate a lost professor but instead face off against treasure hunters who are torturing and killing natives.

Writers: Antonio Climati, Marco Merlo, Franco Prosperi, Federico Moccia, Lorenzo Castellano | Director: Antonio Climati | Stars: Marco Merlo, Fabrizio Merlo, May Deseligny, Pio Maria Federici

28. Boy on a Dolphin (1957)

111 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Phaedra is a poor sponge diver on the lovely Greek isle of Hydra. While diving, she discovers an ancient brass and gold statue of a boy riding a dolphin, which is said to have the magical ... See full summary »

Writers: Ivan Moffat, Dwight Taylor, David Divine | Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Alan Ladd, Clifton Webb, Sophia Loren, Alexis Minotis

29. Hydra (2009 TV Movie)

94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.2
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Former Marine Tim Nolan has been kidnapped with three convicts, transported to a deserted island and forced to participate in a deadly game. The super rich pay a fortune to hunt human prey.... See full summary »

Writer: Peter Sullivan | Director: Andrew Prendergast | Stars: George Stults, Dawn Olivieri, Michael Shamus Wiles, Alex McArthur

30. Night of the Demon (1980)

R | 92 min | Horror

4.9
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Professor Nugent and his students embark on a journey to locate Bigfoot believed to be responsible for countless deaths. They disturb a Black Magic ritual and eventually uncover the truth ... See full summary »

Writers: Jim L. Ball, Mike Williams | Director: James C. Wasson | Stars: Michael Cutt, Joy Allen, Bob Collins, Jody Lazarus

31. Horror Express (1972)

R | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.6
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An English anthropologist has discovered a frozen monster in the frozen wastes of Manchuria which he believes may be the Missing Link. He brings the creature back to Europe aboard a ... See full summary »

Writers: Arnaud d'Usseau, Julian Zimet | Director: Eugenio Martín | Stars: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Telly Savalas, Alberto de Mendoza

32. Night School (1981)

R | 88 min | Horror, Mystery

4.8
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Who's been decapitating the innocent girls at a local night school? The police are baffled.

Writer: Ruth Avergon | Director: Ken Hughes | Stars: Leonard Mann, Rachel Ward, Drew Snyder, Joseph R. Sicari

33. The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974)

R | 83 min | Action, Horror

6.0
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Count Dracula journeys to a remote Chinese village in the guise of a warlord to support six vampires who are dispirited after the loss of a seventh member of their cult. At the same time, ... See full summary »

Writer: Don Houghton | Directors: Roy Ward Baker, Cheh Chang | Stars: Peter Cushing, David Chiang, Julie Ege, Han Chen Wang

34. Trog (1970)

GP | 93 min | Horror

3.4
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A sympathetic anthropologist uses drugs and surgery to try to communicate with a primitive troglodyte who is found living in a local cave.

Writers: Aben Kandel, Peter Bryan, John Gilling | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Joan Crawford, Michael Gough, Bernard Kay, Kim Braden

35. The Raiders of Atlantis (1983)

Unrated | 98 min | Action, Sci-Fi

4.6
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A team of scientists working to raise a sunken Russian nuclear submarine on an ocean platform off the coast of Miami, Florida, unearth an ancient Atlantean relic from the sea floor and ... See full summary »

Writers: Tito Carpi, Vincenzo Mannino | Director: Ruggero Deodato | Stars: Christopher Connelly, Gioia Scola, Tony King, Stefano Mingardo

36. Wild in the Streets (1968)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.1
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A young man gains significant political influence as the leader of a counterculture rock band with his rallying cry of voting rights for teenagers.

Writer: Robert Thom | Director: Barry Shear | Stars: Christopher Jones, Shelley Winters, Diane Varsi, Hal Holbrook

37. The X Species (2014)

Mystery, Thriller | Completed

An archaeological expedition uncovers a prehistoric hominid burial site. When their team is unexpectedly attacked they are forced to take refuge in the catacombs of an unmapped cave. One by one they fall to an ancient predator.

Writer: Neko Sparks | Director: Neko Sparks | Stars: Lieschen Pogue, Alan Pietruszewski, Clancy McLain, Sam Myerson

38. The Hypnotized (2004)

104 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

6.3
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A psychiatrist fails to help a mental patient during her stay in hospital. The doctor becomes obsessed with his former patient, seeks her on the outside and uses hypnosis to fulfill his sexual desires.

Writer: In-shik Kim | Director: In-shik Kim | Stars: Hye-su Kim, Tae-woo Kim, Chang Yun, Jeong-su Han

39. To Walk with Lions (1999)

PG-13 | 108 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.7
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George Adamson fights to save Kenya's wildlife. Together with his young assistant Tony Fitzjohn, Adamson battles to keep the animals on his game reserve "Kora" from dangerous poachers.

Writers: Sharon Buckingham, Keith Ross Leckie, Lorenzo Orzari | Director: Carl Schultz | Stars: Richard Harris, John Michie, Kerry Fox, Ian Bannen

40. The Real Macaw (1998)

G | 91 min | Family, Adventure

5.6
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An ancient talking macaw named Mac becomes the saving grace for an elderly man threatened with a nursing home, when it is discovered that the talking bird knows the whereabouts of a buried ... See full summary »

Writers: Bruce Hancock, Matthew Perry | Director: Mario Andreacchio | Stars: Jamie Croft, Deborra-Lee Furness, Joe Petruzzi, John Waters

41. Keep the River on Your Right: A Modern Cannibal Tale (2000)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Adventure

6.9
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63 Metascore

A retired gay anthropologist revisits the native cultures he studied in his youth.

Writers: David Shapiro, Laurie Shapiro | Directors: David Shapiro, Laurie Gwen Shapiro | Stars: Tobias Schneebaum, Norman Mailer, Michael Nelson Rockefeller

42. Lady Terminator (1989)

R | 82 min | Action, Horror

5.6
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The spirit of an ancient evil queen posesses the body of a young anthropological student, who then goes on a murderous rampage.

Writer: Karr Kruinowz | Director: H. Tjut Djalil | Stars: Barbara Anne Constable, Christopher J. Hart, Claudia Angelique Rademaker, Joseph P. McGlynn

43. Kleine Teun (1998)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Farmer Brand can't read and he is quite happy with that. His wife, Keet, who has to read him all the subtitles on the television, isn't. She decides to hire a teacher for him. This is a ... See full summary »

Writer: Alex van Warmerdam | Director: Alex van Warmerdam | Stars: Alex van Warmerdam, Annet Malherbe, Ariane Schluter, Sebastiaan te Wierik

44. Naked Josh (2004–2006)

Comedy

7.2
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A young, single anthropology professor at a Montreal university teaches his students about the social and sexual behavior of other cultures while struggling to understand the rapidly changing rules of the local dating scene.

Creators: Laura Kosterski, Alex Epstein | Stars: David Julian Hirsh, Sarah Smyth, Patricia McKenzie, Andrew Tarbet

45. Don't Touch the White Woman! (1974)

108 min | Biography, Comedy, Western

6.2
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A highly stylized surreal farce about the events leading up to Custer's Last Stand anachronistically reenacted in an urban renewal area in modern Paris.

Writers: Rafael Azcona, Marco Ferreri | Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Michel Piccoli, Philippe Noiret

46. In a Savage Land (1999)

Not Rated | 115 min | Adventure, Drama

6.4
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Two anthropologists married to each other go to an island off of Papua New Guinea for field research in pre-World War II.

Writers: Bill Bennett, Jennifer Cluff | Director: Bill Bennett | Stars: Rufus Sewell, Martin Donovan, Maya Stange, Max Cullen

47. The Broken Cord (1992 TV Movie)

PG | 92 min | Drama

7.3
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David Norwell, an anthropology professor, wants to adopt a child even though he is single. He is finally given a Native American child who might be slightly different from other children. ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Dorris, Ann Beckett | Director: Ken Olin | Stars: Jimmy Smits, Kim Delaney, Michael Spears, Fredrick Leader-Charge

48. The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Treasure of the Peacock's Eye (1995 TV Movie)

94 min | Action, Adventure

6.3
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Indy is on the trail of a 140-carat diamond that once belonged to Alexander the Great, using a map given to him by a dying soldier.

Writer: Jule Selbo | Director: Carl Schultz | Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, Ronny Coutteure, Adrian Edmondson, Jayne Ashbourne

49. Bimboland (1998)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

4.2
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A shy French anthropologist who happens to be secretly in love with her college superior, chooses "bimbos" as the subject of her thesis. She becomes one of them in order to do that, and the professor she loves falls for her new identity.

Writer: Rose Bosch | Director: Ariel Zeitoun | Stars: Judith Godrèche, Aure Atika, Gérard Depardieu, Sophie Forte

50. Dead Heart (1996)

104 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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A no holds barred look into the gaping divisions which exist within an Aboriginal settlement in outback Australia. These separations split the inhabitants, straining relationships until something has to give.

Writer: Nick Parsons | Director: Nick Parsons | Stars: Bryan Brown, Ernie Dingo, Angie Milliken, Gnarnayarrahe Waitairie