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1. The Dark Knight (2008)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama

9.0
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82 Metascore

When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice.

Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer, Bob Kane | Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

2. The Adjustment Bureau (2011)

PG-13 | 106 min | Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.1
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60 Metascore

The affair between a politician and a ballerina is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart.

Writers: George Nolfi, Philip K. Dick | Director: George Nolfi | Stars: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Michael Kelly, Anthony Mackie

3. Rear Window (1954)

Approved | 112 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.6
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A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.

Writers: John Michael Hayes, Cornell Woolrich | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

4. Billy Elliot (2000)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.7
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74 Metascore

A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.

Writer: Lee Hall | Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Jean Heywood, Jamie Draven

5. The Soloist (2009)

PG-13 | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.7
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61 Metascore

A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.

Writers: Susannah Grant, Steve Lopez | Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Catherine Keener, Tom Hollander

6. Audition (1999)

R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.3
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69 Metascore

A widower takes an offer to screen girls at a special audition, arranged for him by a friend to find him a new wife. The one he fancies is not who she appears to be after all.

Writers: Ryû Murakami, Daisuke Tengan | Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, Tetsu Sawaki, Jun Kunimura

7. The Night Porter (1974)

R | 118 min | Drama

6.8
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After a chance meeting at a hotel in 1957, a Holocaust survivor and the Nazi officer who tortured her resume their sadomasochistic relationship.

Writers: Liliana Cavani, Italo Moscati, Barbara Alberti, Amedeo Pagani | Director: Liliana Cavani | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Charlotte Rampling, Philippe Leroy, Gabriele Ferzetti

8. Fame (2009)

PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.0
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39 Metascore

An updated version of the 1980 musical, which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts.

Writers: Allison Burnett, Christopher Gore | Director: Kevin Tancharoen | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Bebe Neuwirth, Megan Mullally, Kay Panabaker

9. Limelight (1952)

Approved | 137 min | Drama, Music

8.1
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A fading comedian and a suicidally despondent ballet dancer must look to each other to find meaning and hope in their lives.

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce, Buster Keaton

10. StreetDance 3D (2010)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.9
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In order to win the Street Dance Championships, a dance crew is forced to work with ballet dancers from the Royal Dance School in exchange for rehearsal space.

Writer: Jane English | Directors: Max Giwa, Dania Pasquini | Stars: Nichola Burley, Richard Winsor, Ukweli Roach, Frank Harper

11. The Yards (2000)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.4
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58 Metascore

In the rail yards of Queens, contractors repair and rebuild the city's subway cars. These contracts are lucrative, so graft and corruption are rife. When Leo Handler gets out of prison, he ... See full summary »

Writers: James Gray, Matt Reeves | Director: James Gray | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Joaquin Phoenix, Charlize Theron, James Caan

12. 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

13. In Her Skin (2009)

R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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Tale of a 15-year-old Australian girl who goes missing.

Writer: Simone North | Director: Simone North | Stars: Guy Pearce, Miranda Otto, Ruth Bradley, Sam Neill

14. The Good Night (2007)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.9
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49 Metascore

A former pop star who now writes commercial jingles for a living experiences a mid-life crisis.

Writer: Jake Paltrow | Director: Jake Paltrow | Stars: Martin Freeman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Penélope Cruz, Keith Allen

15. Intersection (1994)

R | 98 min | Drama, Romance

5.2
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Vincent Eastman has to choose between his wife of 16 years, Sally, or his new love, Olivia. Frequent flashbacks explain the background to the marriage and the affair.

Writers: David Rayfiel, Marshall Brickman, Paul Guimard, Jean-Loup Dabadie, Claude Sautet | Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: Richard Gere, Sharon Stone, Lolita Davidovich, Martin Landau

16. The Matador (2005)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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65 Metascore

A globetrotting hitman and a crestfallen businessman meet in a hotel bar in Mexico City in an encounter that draws them together in a way neither expected.

Writer: Richard Shepard | Director: Richard Shepard | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Greg Kinnear, Hope Davis, Arlin Miller

17. Le divorce (2003)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy

4.9
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51 Metascore

French vs. American social customs and behaviors are observed in a story about an American visiting her Frenchman-wed sister in Paris.

Writers: Diane Johnson, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, James Ivory | Director: James Ivory | Stars: Kate Hudson, Naomi Watts, Stockard Channing, Jean-Marie Lhomme

18. Russian Dolls (2005)

125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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67 Metascore

Five years after their summer together in Barcelona, Xavier, William, Wendy, Martine and Isabelle reunite.

Writer: Cédric Klapisch | Director: Cédric Klapisch | Stars: Romain Duris, Kelly Reilly, Audrey Tautou, Cécile De France

19. The Company (2003)

R | 112 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.2
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73 Metascore

Ensemble drama centered around a group of ballet dancers, with a focus on one young dancer (Campbell) who's poised to become a principal performer.

Writers: Neve Campbell, Barbara Turner | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Neve Campbell, James Franco, Malcolm McDowell, Barbara E. Robertson

20. Mao's Last Dancer (2009)

PG | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.4
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55 Metascore

A drama based on the autobiography by Li Cunxin. At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao's cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In ... See full summary »

Writers: Jan Sardi, Cunxin Li | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Chi Cao, Bruce Greenwood, Kyle MacLachlan, Penne Hackforth-Jones

21. Kiss Me Deadly (1955)

Unrated | 106 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

7.7
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A doomed female hitchhiker pulls Mike Hammer into a deadly whirlpool of intrigue, revolving around a mysterious "great whatsit."

Writers: Mickey Spillane, A.I. Bezzerides | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Ralph Meeker, Albert Dekker, Paul Stewart, Juano Hernandez

22. Days of Glory (2006)

R | 120 min | Drama, War

7.1
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82 Metascore

During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.

Writers: Rachid Bouchareb, Olivier Lorelle | Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Samy Naceri, Roschdy Zem, Sami Bouajila, Jamel Debbouze

23. Max (I) (2002)

R | 106 min | Drama, War

6.6
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56 Metascore

A film studying the depiction of a friendship between an art dealer named Rothman and his student, Adolf Hitler.

Writer: Menno Meyjes | Director: Menno Meyjes | Stars: John Cusack, Noah Taylor, Leelee Sobieski, Molly Parker

24. Livid (2011)

92 min | Horror

5.7
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"It's young Lucy's first day as a trainee in-house caregiver. She visits Mrs Jessel, an old woman who lies in cerebral coma, by herself, in her large desolate house. Learning by accident ... See full summary »

Writers: Julien Maury, Alexandre Bustillo | Directors: Alexandre Bustillo, Julien Maury | Stars: Chloé Coulloud, Félix Moati, Jérémy Kapone, Catherine Jacob

25. Smilla's Feeling for Snow (1997)

R | 121 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.4
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45 Metascore

Based on Peter Hoeg's bestseller, this film is set in snowy Copenhagen where a small boy is found dead after he fell off a roof. Smilla Jasperson, a close friend who lives in the same house... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Høeg, Ann Biderman | Director: Bille August | Stars: Julia Ormond, Ona Fletcher, Agga Olsen, Patrick Field

26. The Obsession (2006 TV Movie)

88 min | Thriller

4.2
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A ballet teacher's obsession with a young student leads him to date the girl's unaware mother in order to get closer to the object of his twisted affection.

Writer: Christopher Morro | Director: David Winkler | Stars: Daphne Zuniga, Elise Gatien, Sebastian Spence, Jenny Cooper

27. Julien Donkey-Boy (1999)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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52 Metascore

A portrait of the effects of schizophrenia on family life is the central focus.

Director: Harmony Korine | Stars: Ewen Bremner, Brian Fisk, Chloë Sevigny, Werner Herzog

28. In Like Flint (1967)

Unrated | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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Super-spy Flint takes on a cabal of women plotting to rule the world.

Writer: Hal Fimberg | Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: James Coburn, Lee J. Cobb, Jean Hale, Andrew Duggan

29. The Band Wagon (1953)

Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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A pretentiously artistic director is hired for a new Broadway musical and changes it beyond recognition.

Writers: Betty Comden, Adolph Green | Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Oscar Levant, Nanette Fabray

30. One Last Dance (2003)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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Three dancers are forced to reconcile their differences.

Writer: Lisa Niemi | Director: Lisa Niemi | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Lisa Niemi, George De La Pena, Matthew Walker

31. Words and Music (1948)

120 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

6.5
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Fictionalized story of the songwriting partnership of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart.

Writers: Guy Bolton, Ben Feiner Jr., Fred F. Finklehoffe, Jean Holloway | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Tom Drake, June Allyson, Perry Como

32. Valentino (1977)

R | 128 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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In 1926 the tragic and untimely death of a silent screen actor caused female moviegoers to riot in the streets and in some cases to commit suicide - that actor was Rudolph Valentino. ... See full summary »

Writers: Ken Russell, Mardik Martin, Brad Steiger, Chaw Mank | Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Rudolf Nureyev, Leslie Caron, Michelle Phillips, Carol Kane

33. Frankenstein (2004 TV Movie)

88 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

4.5
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Two hundred years after Mary Shelley's novel the brilliant but mad Doctor has sustained his creature and himself over two centuries through genetic experimentation. In present-day America ... See full summary »

Writers: Dean R. Koontz, John Shiban | Director: Marcus Nispel | Stars: Parker Posey, Vincent Perez, Thomas Kretschmann, Adam Goldberg

34. Waterloo Bridge (1940)

Passed | 108 min | Drama, War, Romance

7.8
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During WWI, believing her fiancé to be dead, a young ballerina loses her job and is forced to turn to prostitution.

Writers: S.N. Behrman, Hans Rameau, George Froeschel, Robert E. Sherwood | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor, Lucile Watson, Virginia Field

35. Stalin (1992 TV Movie)

172 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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The life and career of the brutal Soviet dictator, Joseph Stalin.

Writer: Paul Monash | Director: Ivan Passer | Stars: Robert Duvall, Julia Ormond, Maximilian Schell, Jeroen Krabbé

36. Curtains (1983)

R | 89 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.7
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Six young actresses auditioning for a movie role at a remote mansion are targeted by a mysterious masked murderer.

Writer: Robert Guza Jr. | Director: Richard Ciupka | Stars: John Vernon, Samantha Eggar, Linda Thorson, Anne Ditchburn

37. Europa Europa (1990)

R | 112 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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A boy in Nazi Germany, trying to conceal that he is Jewish, joins the Hitler Youth.

Writers: Paul Hengge, Agnieszka Holland, Solomon Perel | Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Solomon Perel, Marco Hofschneider, René Hofschneider, Piotr Kozlowski

38. Company Man (2000)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy

5.4
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18 Metascore

A high school teacher in the 60s becomes an international spy and becomes involved in a plot to overthrow Fidel Castro.

Writers: Peter Askin, Douglas McGrath | Directors: Peter Askin, Douglas McGrath | Stars: Douglas McGrath, Sigourney Weaver, Paul Guilfoyle, Jeffrey Jones

39. Jubilee (1978)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.1
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Queen Elizabeth I travels to late twentieth-century Britain to discover a tawdry and depressing landscape where life mostly seems aimless and is anyway held cheap. Three post-punk girls ... See full summary »

Writer: Derek Jarman | Director: Derek Jarman | Stars: Jenny Runacre, Nell Campbell, Toyah Willcox, Jordan

40. Warm Springs (2005 TV Movie)

121 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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Franklin Roosevelt, left a paraplegic from polio at 39 years of age, seeks out a miracle cure in the backwoods of Georgia.

Writer: Margaret Nagle | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Cynthia Nixon, David Paymer, Tim Blake Nelson

41. Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel (2011)

PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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69 Metascore

A look at the life and work of the influential fashion editor of Harpers Bazaar, Diana Vreeland.

Writers: Lisa Immordino Vreeland, Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt, Frédéric Tcheng | Directors: Lisa Immordino Vreeland, Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt, Frédéric Tcheng | Stars: Diana Vreeland, Richard Avedon, David Bailey, Lauren Bacall

42. The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)

R | 94 min | Drama, History, War

7.5
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In the late 1930s, in Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Contini are one of the leading families, wealthy, aristocratic, urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol and Alberto, gather... See full summary »

Writers: Giorgio Bassani, Vittorio Bonicelli, Ugo Pirro | Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Dominique Sanda, Lino Capolicchio, Helmut Berger, Fabio Testi

43. Wittgenstein (1993)

72 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A dramatization, in modern theatrical style, of the life and thought of the Viennese-born, Cambridge-educated philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), whose principal interest was the ... See full summary »

Writers: Derek Jarman, Terry Eagleton, Ken Butler | Director: Derek Jarman | Stars: Clancy Chassay, Jill Balcon, Sally Dexter, Gina Marsh

44. Jeremy (1973)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.0
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Shy cellist boy meets upperclassman ballet dancing girl at school. They experience first-time love, then happenstance pulls them apart.

Writer: Arthur Barron | Director: Arthur Barron | Stars: Robby Benson, Glynnis O'Connor, Len Bari, Leonardo Cimino

45. Impulse (1984)

R | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.8
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After a small earthquake in a small and quiet town, local citizens start to have a bizarre, violent and self-destructive behaviour...

Writers: Nicholas Kazan, Don Carlos Dunaway | Director: Graham Baker | Stars: Tim Matheson, Meg Tilly, Hume Cronyn, John Karlen

46. Just the Way You Are (1984)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.0
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Susan is a young, beautiful and successful flute player, but because of her physical handicap, a lame leg, she is having difficulties finding Mr. Right. While on tour in France, she decides... See full summary »

Writer: Allan Burns | Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Kristy McNichol, Michael Ontkean, Kaki Hunter, André Dussollier

47. Tro, håb og kærlighed (1984)

99 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.4
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Danish teens come of age in 1963. Bjorn and Erik are close friends. Bjorn is pursued by Kirsten, a future Stepford wife, but he falls for Anna, who initiates him into love and sex. Erik is ... See full summary »

Writers: Bjarne Reuter, Bille August | Director: Bille August | Stars: Adam Tønsberg, Lars Simonsen, Camilla Søeberg, Ulrikke Bondo

48. Princess Tutu (2002–2003)

30 min | Comedy, Adventure, Animation

8.3
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A duck turned girl with magical powers must help save a prince from an unfinished fairy tale.

Stars: Luci Christian, Nanae Katô, Adam Conlon, Noboru Mitani

49. Nijinsky (1980)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.3
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Set in the early 1910s at a time of passionate artistic experimentalism, and based on biographical fact, this is the story of Vaslav Nijinsky, the young and brilliant but headstrong premier... See full summary »

Writers: Hugh Wheeler, Romola Nijinsky, Vaslav Nijinsky | Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Alan Bates, George De La Pena, Leslie Browne, Alan Badel

50. Dancing in the Dark (1995 TV Movie)

93 min | Drama

5.9
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Anna suffers an attack and an abuse by her father-in-law. But when she overcomes her fear and tells the story her husband, he does not believe her but sets her under psychatric treatment.

Writers: Jacqueline Feather, David Seidler | Director: Bill Corcoran | Stars: Victoria Principal, Nicholas Campbell, Dawn Greenhalgh, Geraint Wyn Davies