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1. Steel Magnolias (1989)

PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Revolving around Truvy's Beauty Parlor in a small parish in modern-day Louisiana, STEEL MAGNOLIAS is the story of a close-knit circle of friends whose lives come together there. As the ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Harling | Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Olympia Dukakis, Sally Field, Julia Roberts

2. Jaws (1975)

PG | 124 min | Drama, Thriller

8.1
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79 Metascore

When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and grizzled fisherman set out to stop it.

Writers: Peter Benchley, Carl Gottlieb | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary

3. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

R | 118 min | Comedy

7.7
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41 Metascore

An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades.

Writers: Hunter S. Thompson, Terry Gilliam, Tony Grisoni, Tod Davies, Alex Cox | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Ellen Barkin

4. The First Wives Club (1996)

PG | 103 min | Comedy

6.1
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58 Metascore

Reunited by the death of a college friend, three divorced women seek revenge on the husbands who left them for younger women.

Writers: Olivia Goldsmith, Robert Harling | Director: Hugh Wilson | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler, Diane Keaton, Maggie Smith

5. The Cider House Rules (1999)

PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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75 Metascore

A compassionate young man, raised in an orphanage and trained to be a doctor there, decides to leave to see the world.

Writer: John Irving | Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Charlize Theron, Michael Caine, Delroy Lindo

6. Deliverance (1972)

R | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.

Writer: James Dickey | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox

7. JFK (1991)

R | 189 min | Drama, History, Thriller

8.0
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72 Metascore

A New Orleans DA discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.

Writers: Oliver Stone, Zachary Sklar, Jim Garrison, Jim Marrs | Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau

8. Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Comedy

7.6
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A housewife who is unhappy with her life befriends an old lady in a nursing home and is enthralled by the tales she tells of people she used to know.

Writers: Fannie Flagg, Carol Sobieski | Director: Jon Avnet | Stars: Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker

9. Hogfather (2006 TV Movie)

189 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller

7.6
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It's Hogswatch (equivalent to Christmas) on the Discworld and the Hogfather has gone missing, requiring Death to take his place while his granddaughter Susan endeavors to find out what has happened.

Writers: Sarah Conroy, Vadim Jean, Terry Pratchett | Director: Vadim Jean | Stars: David Jason, Marc Warren, Michelle Dockery, David Warner

10. The Kite Runner (2007)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama

7.6
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61 Metascore

After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

Writers: David Benioff, Khaled Hosseini | Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Khalid Abdalla, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada, Atossa Leoni, Shaun Toub

11. Pet Sematary (1989)

R | 103 min | Horror

6.5
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Behind a young family's home in Maine is a terrible secret that holds the power of life after death. When tragedy strikes, the threat of that power soon becomes undeniable.

Writer: Stephen King | Director: Mary Lambert | Stars: Dale Midkiff, Denise Crosby, Fred Gwynne, Brad Greenquist

12. 2010 (1984)

PG | 116 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.8
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A joint U.S.-Soviet expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn what happened to the Discovery.

Writers: Arthur C. Clarke, Peter Hyams | Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Roy Scheider, John Lithgow, Helen Mirren, Bob Balaban

13. Sleuth (2007)

R | 86 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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49 Metascore

On his sprawling country estate, an aging writer matches wits with the struggling actor who has stolen his wife's heart.

Writers: Harold Pinter, Anthony Shaffer | Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Michael Caine, Jude Law, Harold Pinter, Kenneth Branagh

14. The Player (1992)

R | 124 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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86 Metascore

A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?

Writer: Michael Tolkin | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Tim Robbins, Greta Scacchi, Fred Ward, Whoopi Goldberg

15. House of Sand and Fog (2003)

R | 126 min | Drama

7.6
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71 Metascore

An abandoned wife is evicted from her house and starts a tragic conflict with her home's new owners.

Writers: Andre Dubus III, Vadim Perelman, Shawn Lawrence Otto | Director: Vadim Perelman | Stars: Jennifer Connelly, Ben Kingsley, Ron Eldard, Frances Fisher

16. Somewhere in Time (1980)

PG | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.3
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29 Metascore

A Chicago playwright uses self-hypnosis to find the actress whose vintage portrait hangs in a grand hotel.

Writer: Richard Matheson | Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, Teresa Wright

17. The World According to Garp (1982)

R | 136 min | Comedy, Drama

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Based on the John Irving novel, this film chronicles the life of T S Garp, and his mother, Jenny. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an ... See full summary »

Writers: John Irving, Steve Tesich | Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Robin Williams, Mary Beth Hurt, Glenn Close, John Lithgow

18. Running with Scissors (2006)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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52 Metascore

Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of Finch's bizarre extended family.

Writers: Ryan Murphy, Augusten Burroughs | Director: Ryan Murphy | Stars: Joseph Cross, Annette Bening, Brian Cox, Gwyneth Paltrow

19. The Deep (1977)

PG | 123 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

6.1
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A pair of young vacationers are involved in a dangerous conflict with treasure hunters when they discover a way into a deadly wreck in Bermuda waters. Featuring extended underwater ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Benchley, Tracy Keenan Wynn | Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Nick Nolte, Dick Anthony Williams, Robert Shaw

20. Rose Red (2002 TV Mini-Series)

PG-13 | 254 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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A group of people with psychic powers are invited to spend the night in a haunted house.

Stars: Nancy Travis, Matt Keeslar, Kimberly J. Brown, David Dukes

21. The Color of Magic (2008 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 137 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

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As Rincewind involuntarily becomes a guide to the naive tourist Twoflower, they find themselves forced to flee the city of Ankh-Morpork to escape a terrible fire, and begin on a journey ... See full summary »

Writers: Vadim Jean, Terry Pratchett | Director: Vadim Jean | Stars: David Jason, Sean Astin, Tim Curry, Jeremy Irons

22. Sleepwalkers (1992)

R | 91 min | Horror

5.0
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A mother-and-son team of strange supernatural creatures move to a small town to seek out a young virgin to feed on.

Writer: Stephen King | Director: Mick Garris | Stars: Brian Krause, Mädchen Amick, Alice Krige, Jim Haynie

23. White Palace (1990)

R | 103 min | Drama, Romance

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Max Baron (James Spader) is a 27-year-old high flying advertising executive still recovering from the death of his wife. One night he is in a bar when he meets Nora Baker (Susan Sarandon) a... See full summary »

Writers: Glenn Savan, Ted Tally, Alvin Sargent | Director: Luis Mandoki | Stars: Susan Sarandon, James Spader, Jason Alexander, Kathy Bates

24. Barfly (1987)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Henry Chinaski never cared for the American dream, the thought of needing to become 'something' and fit into the system disgusts him. He believes that life is free and yours to live like ... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Bukowski | Director: Barbet Schroeder | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Faye Dunaway, Alice Krige, Jack Nance

25. The Madness of King George (1994)

PG-13 | 107 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

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A meditation on power and the metaphor of the body of state, based on the real episode of dementia experienced by George III [now suspected a victim of porphyria, a blood disorder]. As he ... See full summary »

Writer: Alan Bennett | Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Rupert Graves, Amanda Donohoe

26. The Sheltering Sky (1990)

R | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.8
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The American artist couple Port and Kit Moresby travel aimlessly through Africa, searching for new experiences that could give sense to their relationship. But the flight to distant regions only leads both deeper into despair.

Writers: Paul Bowles, Mark Peploe, Bernardo Bertolucci | Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Debra Winger, John Malkovich, Campbell Scott, Jill Bennett

27. The Swimmer (1968)

Approved | 95 min | Drama

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Neddy Merrill has been away for most of the Summer. He reappears at a friends pool. As they talk, someone notices that there are pools spanning the entire valley. He decided to jog from ... See full summary »

Writers: Eleanor Perry, John Cheever | Directors: Frank Perry, Sydney Pollack | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Janet Landgard, Janice Rule, Tony Bickley

28. The Servant (1963)

Unrated | 116 min | Drama

7.9
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93 Metascore

The aristocratic Tony moves to London and hires the servant Hugo Barrett for all services at home. Barrett seems to be a loyal and competent employee, but Tony's girlfriend Susan does not ... See full summary »

Writers: Harold Pinter, Robin Maugham | Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Sarah Miles, Wendy Craig, James Fox

29. The Big Picture (2010)

Not Rated | 114 min | Drama

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71 Metascore

Paul Exben is a success story - partner in one of Paris's most exclusive law firms, big salary, big house, glamorous wife and two sons straight out of a Gap catalog. But when he finds out ... See full summary »

Writers: Eric Lartigau, Laurent de Bartillat, Emmanuelle Bercot, Bernard Jeanjean, Douglas Kennedy, Stéphane Cabel | Director: Eric Lartigau | Stars: Romain Duris, Marina Foïs, Niels Arestrup, Branka Katic

30. Going All the Way (1997)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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After returning home from the Korean War, two young men search for love and fulfillment in middle America.

Writer: Dan Wakefield | Director: Mark Pellington | Stars: Jeremy Davies, Ben Affleck, Amy Locane, Rose McGowan

31. Creature (1998 TV Movie)

240 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.8
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An amphibious shark-like monster terrorizes an abandoned secret military base and the people who live on the island it is located on. A marine biologist, as well as several other people, ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Benchley, Rockne S. O'Bannon | Director: Stuart Gillard | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Kim Cattrall, Colm Feore, Cress Williams

32. The Extra Man (2010)

R | 108 min | Comedy

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56 Metascore

A man who escorts wealthy widows in New York's Upper East Side takes a young aspiring playwright under his wing.

Writers: Robert Pulcini, Jonathan Ames, Shari Springer Berman | Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Stars: Kevin Kline, Paul Dano, Katie Holmes, Marian Seldes

33. Raise the Titanic (1980)

PG | 115 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

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To obtain a supply of a rare mineral, a ship raising operation is conducted for the only known source, the Titanic.

Writers: Adam Kennedy, Eric Hughes, Clive Cussler | Director: Jerry Jameson | Stars: Jason Robards, Richard Jordan, David Selby, Anne Archer

34. Hello Again (1987)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.0
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A suburban housewife chokes to death and is brought back to life by a spell cast by her wacky sister.

Writer: Susan Isaacs | Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Shelley Long, Judith Ivey, Gabriel Byrne, Corbin Bernsen

35. Pijnstillers (2014)

98 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Caspar goes searching for his father, when he learns that his mother is very ill.

Writers: Maria Peters, Tessa Schram | Director: Tessa Schram | Stars: Birgit Schuurman, Raymond Thiry, Gijs Blom, Kees Boot

36. These Old Broads (2001 TV Movie)

89 min | Comedy

5.6
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After a re-release of their 60's film hit "Boy Crazy" becomes a smash, three actresses (Piper Grayson, Kate Westburn and Addie Holden) reunite for a reunion show, with help from Kate ... See full summary »

Writers: Carrie Fisher, Elaine Pope | Director: Matthew Diamond | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Debbie Reynolds, Joan Collins, Elizabeth Taylor

37. The Music of Chance (1993)

R | 98 min | Drama

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Two men face the consequences of gambling after playing with men beyond their league.

Writers: Paul Auster, Belinda Haas, Philip Haas | Director: Philip Haas | Stars: James Spader, Mandy Patinkin, M. Emmet Walsh, Charles Durning

38. The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)

108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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The true story of a part aboriginal man who finds the pressure of adapting to white culture intolerable, and as a result snaps in a violent and horrific manner.

Writers: Fred Schepisi, Thomas Keneally | Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Freddy Reynolds, Angela Punch McGregor, Tommy Lewis, Ray Barrett

39. The Magus (1968)

R | 117 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

5.9
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A teacher on a Greek island becomes involved in bizarre mind-games with the island's magus (magician) and a beautiful young woman.

Writer: John Fowles | Director: Guy Green | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Michael Caine, Candice Bergen, Anna Karina

40. Le Trou (1960)

Not Rated | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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In prison four long-sentence inmates planning an elaborate escape cautiously induct a new inmate to join in their scheme which leads to distrust and uncertainty.

Writers: José Giovanni, Jacques Becker, Jean Aurel | Director: Jacques Becker | Stars: André Bervil, Jean Keraudy, Michel Constantin, Philippe Leroy

41. Accident (1967)

105 min | Drama, Crime

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Stephen is a married Oxford professor experiencing the pangs of a mid-life crisis as he begins to bristle at the stifling emotional repression of the society in which he lives. Things begin... See full summary »

Writers: Nicholas Mosley, Harold Pinter | Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Stanley Baker, Jacqueline Sassard, Michael York

42. The Ax (2005)

122 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.5
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A chemist (Garcia) loses his job to outsourcing. Two years later and still jobless, he hits on a solution: to genuinely eliminate his competition.

Writers: Donald E. Westlake, Costa-Gavras, Jean-Claude Grumberg | Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: José Garcia, Karin Viard, Geordy Monfils, Ulrich Tukur

43. The Inugami Family (1976)

146 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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Legendary Japanese director Ichikawa Kons 1976 film The Inugami Family, holds a very special place in Japans long tradition of supernatural suspense... See full synopsis »

Writers: Norio Nagata, Shin'ya Hidaka, Kon Ichikawa, Seishi Yokomizo | Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Kôji Ishizaka, Yôko Shimada, Teruhiko Aoi, Mieko Takamine

44. The Water Engine (1992 TV Movie)

110 min | Drama

6.6
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In the 1930s, Charles Lang invents an engine that runs using water for fuel. But when he tries to get it patented, he is first offered a ridiculously low amount. When he refuses, he is ... See full summary »

Writer: David Mamet | Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: Charles Durning, Patti LuPone, William H. Macy, John Mahoney

45. Ningen no shômei (1977)

100 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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When an American is murdered in a Japanese inn, Tokyo police detective Munesue follows the trail of the killer to New York. There he is joined by a New York City detective named Shuftan and together they sort out the crime.

Writers: Zenzô Matsuyama, Seiichi Morimura | Director: Jun'ya Satô | Stars: George Kennedy, Mariko Okada, Yûsaku Matsuda, Broderick Crawford

46. El lápiz del carpintero (2003)

106 min | Drama

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Writers: Manuel Rivas, Xosé Morais, Antón Reixa | Director: Antón Reixa | Stars: Tristán Ulloa, Luis Tosar, María Adánez, Nancho Novo

47. Kuro tokage (1968)

86 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

7.2
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Japanese sixties comedy featuring a cunning female jewel thief named Black Lizard who tries to kidnap Sanaye, a wealthy jeweler's beautiful daughter as part of a plot to steal the jeweler's... See full summary »

Writers: Rampo Edogawa, Yukio Mishima, Masashige Narusawa | Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Akihiro Miwa, Isao Kimura, Kikko Matsuoka, Junya Usami

48. Sukeban Deka (1987)

93 min | Action, Drama

7.0
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Writers: Izô Hashimoto, Tokio Tsuchiya, Shinji Wada | Director: Hideo Tanaka | Stars: Yui Asaka, Masatô Ibu, Keizô Kanie, Goro Kataoka

49. Camille (II) (1926)

33 min | Short, Drama

5.4
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A home movie version of the Dumas play: a young woman becomes a courtesan and tragedy befalls her.

Writer: Alexandre Dumas fils | Director: Ralph Barton | Stars: Paul Robeson, Sinclair Lewis, Anita Loos, George Jean Nathan

50. Nestor Burma, Shock Detective (1982)

90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Mystery

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Writers: Boris Bergman, Pierre Fabre, Léo Malet, Jean-Luc Miesch | Director: Jean-Luc Miesch | Stars: Michel Serrault, Jane Birkin, Guy Marchand, Alain Bashung