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1. Pixels (2015)

Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi | Post-production

When aliens misinterpret video feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth in the form of the video games.

Writers: Timothy Dowling, Tim Herlihy, Patrick Jean, Adam Sandler | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage

2. Whiplash (2014)

R | 107 min | Drama, Music

8.6
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88 Metascore

A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.

Writer: Damien Chazelle | Director: Damien Chazelle | Stars: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser

3. What We Do in the Shadows (2014)

86 min | Comedy, Horror

7.6
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75 Metascore

Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav are vampires who are finding that modern life has them struggling with the mundane - like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs, and overcoming flatmate conflicts.

Writers: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi | Directors: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi | Stars: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Jonathan Brugh, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer

4. District 9 (2009)

R | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.0
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81 Metascore

An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.

Writers: Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell | Director: Neill Blomkamp | Stars: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt

5. Boogie Nights (1997)

R | 155 min | Drama

7.9
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85 Metascore

The story of a young man's adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Writer: Paul Thomas Anderson | Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, Luis Guzmán

6. The Babadook (2014)

Not rated | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.9
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86 Metascore

A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.

Writer: Jennifer Kent | Director: Jennifer Kent | Stars: Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Daniel Henshall, Hayley McElhinney

7. This Is the End (2013)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.7
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67 Metascore

While attending a party at James Franco's house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the apocalypse.

Writers: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, Jason Stone | Directors: Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen | Stars: James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel

8. Saw (2004)

R | 103 min | Horror, Mystery

7.7
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46 Metascore

With a dead body lying between them, two men wake up in the secure lair of a serial killer who's been nicknamed "Jigsaw". The men must follow various rules and objectives if they wish to survive and win the deadly game set for them.

Writers: Leigh Whannell, James Wan | Director: James Wan | Stars: Cary Elwes, Leigh Whannell, Danny Glover, Ken Leung

9. 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

10. Twelve Monkeys (1995)

R | 129 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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74 Metascore

In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.

Writers: Chris Marker, David Webb Peoples, Janet Peoples | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, Joseph Melito

11. Walter (2015)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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36 Metascore

A ticket-taker at the local cinema believes he is the son of God. He has agreed to decide the eternal fate of everyone he comes in to contact with.

Writer: Paul Shoulberg | Director: Anna Mastro | Stars: Milo Ventimiglia, Leven Rambin, Neve Campbell, William H. Macy

12. Trailer Park Boys (2001–2016)

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.6
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Two petty felons have a documentary made about their life in a trailer park.

Creator: Mike Clattenburg | Stars: John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, John Dunsworth

13. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime

8.2
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66 Metascore

A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns.

Writer: Guy Ritchie | Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham

14. Office Space (1999)

R | 89 min | Comedy

7.8
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68 Metascore

Three company workers who hate their jobs and decide to rebel against their greedy boss.

Writer: Mike Judge | Director: Mike Judge | Stars: Ron Livingston, Jennifer Aniston, David Herman, Ajay Naidu

15. Mama (I) (2013)

PG-13 | 100 min | Horror

6.2
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57 Metascore

Annabel and Lucas are faced with the challenge of raising his young nieces that were left alone in the forest for 5 years.... but how alone were they?

Writers: Andrés Muschietti, Barbara Muschietti, Neil Cross | Director: Andrés Muschietti | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Megan Charpentier, Isabelle Nélisse

16. Napoleon Dynamite (2004)

PG | 96 min | Comedy

6.9
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64 Metascore

A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.

Writers: Jared Hess, Jerusha Hess | Director: Jared Hess | Stars: Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez, Jon Gries, Aaron Ruell

17. The Evil Dead (1981)

NC-17 | 85 min | Horror

7.6
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70 Metascore

Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons.

Writer: Sam Raimi | Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Richard DeManincor, Betsy Baker

18. Short Term 12 (2013)

R | 96 min | Drama

8.0
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82 Metascore

A 20-something supervising staff member of a residential treatment facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend.

Writer: Destin Daniel Cretton | Director: Destin Daniel Cretton | Stars: Brie Larson, Frantz Turner, John Gallagher Jr., Kaitlyn Dever

19. Sling Blade (1996)

R | 135 min | Drama

8.1
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84 Metascore

Karl Childers, a simple man hospitalized since his childhood murder of his mother and her lover, is released to start a new life in a small town.

Writer: Billy Bob Thornton | Director: Billy Bob Thornton | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh, John Ritter

20. 9 (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 79 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.1
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60 Metascore

A rag doll that awakens in a postapocalyptic future holds the key to humanity's salvation.

Writers: Pamela Pettler, Shane Acker | Director: Shane Acker | Stars: Elijah Wood, Jennifer Connelly, Crispin Glover, Christopher Plummer

21. Fatal Attraction (1987)

R | 119 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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67 Metascore

A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.

Writer: James Dearden | Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer, Ellen Hamilton Latzen

22. Cashback (2006)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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54 Metascore

After a painful breakup, Ben develops insomnia. To kill time, he starts working the late night shift at the local supermarket, where his artistic imagination runs wild.

Writer: Sean Ellis | Director: Sean Ellis | Stars: Sean Biggerstaff, Emilia Fox, Michelle Ryan, Erica Ellis

23. Frankenweenie (2012)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.0
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74 Metascore

Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences.

Writers: Leonard Ripps, Tim Burton, John August | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Winona Ryder, Catherine O'Hara, Martin Short, Martin Landau

24. Trick 'r Treat (2007)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

6.8
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Four interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: An everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college virgin might have just met the one guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a woman who loathes the night has to contend with her holiday-obsessed husband.

Writer: Michael Dougherty | Director: Michael Dougherty | Stars: Anna Paquin, Brian Cox, Dylan Baker, Rochelle Aytes

25. Bottle Rocket (1996)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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65 Metascore

Focusing on a trio of friends and their elaborate plan to pull off a simple robbery and go on the run.

Writers: Owen Wilson, Wes Anderson | Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Ned Dowd, Shea Fowler

26. Excision (2012)

Not Rated | 81 min | Drama, Horror

6.1
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A disturbed and delusional high school student with aspirations of a career in medicine goes to extremes to earn the approval of her controlling mother.

Writer: Richard Bates Jr. | Director: Richard Bates Jr. | Stars: AnnaLynne McCord, Roger Bart, Ariel Winter, Traci Lords

27. Half Nelson (2006)

R | 106 min | Drama

7.3
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85 Metascore

An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret.

Writers: Ryan Fleck, Anna Boden | Director: Ryan Fleck | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Anthony Mackie, Shareeka Epps, Jeff Lima

28. Before I Disappear (2014)

93 min | Drama

7.2
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47 Metascore

At the lowest point of his life, Richie gets a call from his estranged sister, asking him to look after his eleven-year old niece, Sophia, for a few hours.

Writer: Shawn Christensen | Director: Shawn Christensen | Stars: Shawn Christensen, Fatima Ptacek, Emmy Rossum, Paul Wesley

29. Hellion (2014)

R | 99 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
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55 Metascore

When motocross and heavy metal obsessed thirteen-year-old Jacob's increasing delinquent behavior forces CPS to place his little brother, Wes, with his aunt, Jacob and his emotionally absent... See full summary »

Writer: Kat Candler | Director: Kat Candler | Stars: Aaron Paul, Juliette Lewis, Josh Wiggins, Deke Garner

30. The Brass Teapot (2012)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller

6.4
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43 Metascore

When a couple discovers that a brass teapot makes them money whenever they hurt themselves, they must come to terms with how far they are willing to go.

Writers: Tim Macy, Ramaa Mosley | Director: Ramaa Mosley | Stars: Juno Temple, Michael Angarano, Alexis Bledel, Billy Magnussen

31. The Pact (II) (2012)

R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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54 Metascore

As a woman struggles to come to grips with her past in the wake of her mother's death, an unsettling presence emerges in her childhood home.

Writer: Nicholas McCarthy | Director: Nicholas McCarthy | Stars: Caity Lotz, Casper Van Dien, Mark Steger, Agnes Bruckner

32. Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)

PG | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

6.1
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64 Metascore

After New York City receives a series of attacks from giant flying robots, a reporter teams up with a pilot in search of their origin, as well as the reason for the disappearances of famous scientists around the world.

Writer: Kerry Conran | Director: Kerry Conran | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Angelina Jolie, Giovanni Ribisi

33. Hard Eight (1996)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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78 Metascore

John has lost all his money. He sits outside a diner in the desert when Sydney happens along, buys him coffee, then takes him to Reno and shows him how to get a free room without losing ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Thomas Anderson | Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow, Samuel L. Jackson

34. Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)

R | 98 min | Horror, Musical, Sci-Fi

6.7
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32 Metascore

A worldwide epidemic encourages a biotech company to launch an organ-financing program similar in nature to a standard car loan. The repossession clause is a killer, however.

Writers: Darren Smith, Terrance Zdunich | Director: Darren Lynn Bousman | Stars: Paul Sorvino, Anthony Head, Alexa PenaVega, Sarah Brightman

35. Beavis and Butt-Head (1993–2011)

TV-14 | 15 min | Animation, Comedy, Music

7.6
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Animated MTV series about two teen aged heavy-metal music fans who occasionally do idiotic things because they are bored. For them, everything is "cool" or "sucks."

Creator: Mike Judge | Stars: Mike Judge, Dale Revo, Tracy Grandstaff, Kristofor Brown

36. THX 1138 (1971)

R | 86 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.8
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75 Metascore

Set in the 25th century, the story centers around a man and a woman who rebel against their rigidly controlled society.

Writers: George Lucas, Walter Murch | Director: George Lucas | Stars: Robert Duvall, Donald Pleasence, Don Pedro Colley, Maggie McOmie

37. D.E.B.S. (2004)

PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

5.2
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42 Metascore

Plaid-skirted schoolgirls are groomed by a secret government agency to become the newest members of the elite national-defense group, D.E.B.S.

Writer: Angela Robinson | Director: Angela Robinson | Stars: Sara Foster, Jordana Brewster, Devon Aoki, Jill Ritchie

38. The Perfect Host (2010)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.8
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48 Metascore

A criminal on the run cons his way into the wrong dinner party where the host is anything but ordinary.

Writers: Nick Tomnay, Krishna Jones | Director: Nick Tomnay | Stars: David Hyde Pierce, Clayne Crawford, Nathaniel Parker, Tyrees Allen

39. Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)

R | 84 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

6.7
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71 Metascore

In the depths of the Korvatunturi mountains, 486 metres deep, lies the closest ever guarded secret of Christmas. The time has come to dig it up! This Christmas everyone will believe in Santa Claus.

Writers: Jalmari Helander, Juuso Helander, Petri Jokiranta, Sami Parkkinen | Director: Jalmari Helander | Stars: Jorma Tommila, Peeter Jakobi, Onni Tommila, Tommi Korpela

40. Darkness Falls (2003)

PG-13 | 86 min | Horror, Thriller

4.9
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23 Metascore

A vengeful spirit has taken the form of the Tooth Fairy to exact vengeance on the town that lynched her 150 years earlier. Her only opposition is the only child, now grown up, who has survived her before.

Writers: Joe Harris, John Fasano, James Vanderbilt | Director: Jonathan Liebesman | Stars: Chaney Kley, Emma Caulfield, Antony Burrows, Lee Cormie

41. Hobo with a Shotgun (2011)

Not Rated | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

6.1
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55 Metascore

A homeless vigilante blows away crooked cops, pedophile Santas, and other scumbags with his trusty pump-action shotgun.

Writer: John Davies | Director: Jason Eisener | Stars: Rutger Hauer, Pasha Ebrahimi, Robb Wells, Brian Downey

42. Dare (2009)

R | 92 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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54 Metascore

A drama centered around three high school seniors - an aspiring actress, her misfit best friend, and a loner - who become engaged in an intimate and complicated relationship.

Writer: David Brind | Director: Adam Salky | Stars: Emmy Rossum, Zach Gilford, Ashley Springer, Cady Huffman

43. Across the Hall (2009)

R | 93 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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A thriller about a standoff between a young man, his fiancée and his best friend who comes to his aide.

Writers: Alex Merkin, Jesse Mittelstadt, Julien Schwab | Director: Alex Merkin | Stars: Mike Vogel, Danny Pino, Brittany Murphy, Brad Greenquist

44. Battle for Terra (2007)

PG | 85 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.7
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54 Metascore

A peaceful alien planet faces annihilation, as the homeless remainder of the human race sets its eyes on Terra. Mala, a rebellious Terrian teenager, will do everything she can to stop it.

Writers: Evan Spiliotopoulos, Aristomenis Tsirbas | Director: Aristomenis Tsirbas | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Luke Wilson, Justin Long, Chad Allen

45. Grace (III) (2009)

R | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.2
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52 Metascore

After losing her unborn child, Madeline Matheson insists on carrying the baby to term. Following the delivery, the child miraculously returns to life with an appetite for human blood. Madeline is faced with a mother's ultimate decision.

Writer: Paul Solet | Director: Paul Solet | Stars: Jordan Ladd, Samantha Ferris, Gabrielle Rose, Stephen Park

46. Love Is All You Need? (2015)

Drama | Post-production

A guy and a girl, who fall in love in a world where homosexuality is the norm, find themselves bullied after their relationship goes public.

Writers: Kim Rocco Shields, David Tillman | Director: Kim Rocco Shields | Stars: Elisabeth Röhm, Emily Osment, Briana Evigan, Tyler Blackburn

47. When a Stranger Calls (1979)

R | 97 min | Horror, Thriller

6.6
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A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.

Writers: Steve Feke, Fred Walton | Director: Fred Walton | Stars: Carol Kane, Charles Durning, Rutanya Alda, Carmen Argenziano

48. Husk (2011)

R | 83 min | Horror, Thriller

5.1
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A group of friends stranded near a desolate cornfield find shelter in an old farmhouse, though they soon discover the dwelling is the center of a supernatural ritual.

Writer: Brett Simmons | Director: Brett Simmons | Stars: Devon Graye, Wes Chatham, C.J. Thomason, Tammin Sursok

49. Joe's Apartment (1996)

PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

5.3
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A nice guy has just moved to New York and discovers that he must share his run-down apartment with a couple thousand singing, dancing cockroaches.

Writer: John Payson | Director: John Payson | Stars: Jerry O'Connell, Megan Ward, Billy West, Reginald Hudlin

50. Gayby (2012)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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58 Metascore

Jenn (straight) and Matt (gay) are best friends from college who are now in their thirties. Single by choice, they decide to fulfill a youthful promise to have a child together... the old fashioned way.

Writer: Jonathan Lisecki | Director: Jonathan Lisecki | Stars: Jenn Harris, Anna Margaret Hollyman, Matthew Wilkas, Christian Coulson