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1. Ghost (1990)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.0
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52 Metascore

After a young man is murdered, his spirit stays behind to warn his lover of impending danger, with the help of a reluctant psychic.

Director: Jerry Zucker | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn

Votes: 162,396 | Gross: $217.63M

2. Da Vinci's Demons (2013–2015)

59 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.1
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Follows Leonardo Da Vinci during his early days in Florence, as a young artist, inventor and dreamer, trying to change the future.

Stars: Tom Riley, Gregg Chillin, Eros Vlahos, Laura Haddock

Votes: 64,747

3. Chocolat (2000)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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64 Metascore

A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina, Carrie-Anne Moss

Votes: 156,908 | Gross: $71.31M

4. Panic Room (2002)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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65 Metascore

A divorced woman and her diabetic daughter take refuge in their newly-purchased house's safe room, when three men break-in, searching for a missing fortune.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Jodie Foster, Kristen Stewart, Forest Whitaker, Dwight Yoakam

Votes: 217,514 | Gross: $95.31M

5. Red Eye (2005)

PG-13 | 85 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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71 Metascore

A woman is kidnapped by a stranger on a routine flight. Threatened by the potential murder of her father, she is pulled into a plot to assist her captor in offing a politician.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Rachel McAdams, Cillian Murphy, Brian Cox, Laura Johnson

Votes: 97,685 | Gross: $57.86M

6. The Gift (2000)

R | 111 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.7
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62 Metascore

A woman with extrasensory perception is asked to help find a young woman who has disappeared.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Katie Holmes, Keanu Reeves, Giovanni Ribisi

Votes: 54,563 | Gross: $11.99M

7. Licence to Kill (1989)

PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.6
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James Bond goes rogue and sets off to unleash vengeance on a drug lord who tortured his best friend, a C.I.A. agent, and left him for dead and murdered his bride after he helped capture him.

Director: John Glen | Stars: Timothy Dalton, Robert Davi, Carey Lowell, Talisa Soto

Votes: 77,822 | Gross: $34.67M

8. Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)

R | 99 min | Drama, Thriller

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A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.

Director: Joseph Ruben | Stars: Julia Roberts, Patrick Bergin, Kevin Anderson, Elizabeth Lawrence

Votes: 39,516 | Gross: $101.58M

9. Suffragette (2015)

PG-13 | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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67 Metascore

The foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State.

Director: Sarah Gavron | Stars: Carey Mulligan, Anne-Marie Duff, Helena Bonham Carter, Meryl Streep

Votes: 27,315 | Gross: $4.69M

10. Trapped (I) (2002)

R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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42 Metascore

The Jennings' fight for their daughters life after she is kidnapped by an experienced gang of thieves.

Director: Luis Mandoki | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Charlize Theron, Courtney Love, Stuart Townsend

Votes: 20,349 | Gross: $0.06M

11. Enough (I) (2002)

PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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25 Metascore

After running away fails, a terrified woman (Jennifer Lopez) empowers herself in order to battle her abusive husband (Billy Campbell).

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Billy Campbell, Tessa Allen, Juliette Lewis

Votes: 32,329 | Gross: $39.18M

12. Carnal Knowledge (1971)

R | 98 min | Drama

7.0
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The concurrent sexual lives of best friends Jonathan and Sandy are presented, those lives which are affected by the sexual mores of the time and their own temperament, especially in ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Candice Bergen, Ann-Margret, Art Garfunkel

Votes: 9,107 | Gross: $28.62M

13. The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

R | 114 min | Drama

7.8
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83 Metascore

Three young Irish women struggle to maintain their spirits while they endure dehumanizing abuse as inmates of a Magdalene Sisters Asylum.

Director: Peter Mullan | Stars: Eileen Walsh, Dorothy Duffy, Nora-Jane Noone, Anne-Marie Duff

Votes: 23,045 | Gross: $4.89M

14. The Fugitive Kind (1960)

Approved | 119 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Valentine "Snakeskin" Xavier, a trouble-prone drifter trying to go straight, wanders into a small Mississippi town looking for a simple and honest life but finds himself embroiled with problem-filled women.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Marlon Brando, Joanne Woodward, Anna Magnani, Maureen Stapleton

Votes: 4,247

15. The Hunting Party (1971)

R | 111 min | Drama, Western, Action

6.4
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A ruthless rancher, and his gang, use extremely long range rifles to kill the men who kidnapped his infidel wife.

Director: Don Medford | Stars: Oliver Reed, Candice Bergen, Gene Hackman, Simon Oakland

Votes: 1,779

16. Criss Cross (1949)

Not Rated | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.6
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An armored truck driver and his lovely ex-wife conspire with a gang to have his own truck robbed on the route.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea, Stephen McNally

Votes: 5,457

17. The Monster of Mangatiti (2015 TV Movie)

70 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

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Heather Walsh tells her story of the time she was an emotional prisoner of Bill Cornelius at his remote farm.

Directors: Riccardo Pellizzeri, Philly de Lacey | Stars: Greta Gregory, Mark Mitchinson, Flynn Allan, Mark Warren

Votes: 346

18. Human Desire (1954)

Approved | 91 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

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A Korean War vet returns to his job as a railroad engineer and becomes involved in a sordid affair with a co-worker's wife and murder.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Broderick Crawford, Edgar Buchanan

Votes: 2,775

19. Star Maps (1997)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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Carlos wants to be an actor. But his father, Pepe, wants him to work in the family business, that is, male prostitution. Carlos decides that he will be one of his father's boys until he can... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Arteta | Stars: Douglas Spain, Efrain Figueroa, Kandeyce Jorden, Martha Velez

Votes: 890 | Gross: $0.59M

20. Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)

PG-13 | 85 min | Drama, Music

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The second film in Terence Davies's autobiographical series ('Trilogy', 'The Long Day Closes') is an impressionistic view of a working-class family in 1940s and 1950s Liverpool, based on ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Davies | Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Freda Dowie, Angela Walsh, Dean Williams

Votes: 2,560 | Gross: $0.69M

21. Look Back in Anger (1959)

98 min | Drama

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A disillusioned, angry university graduate comes to terms with his grudge against middle-class life and values.

Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Mary Ure, Edith Evans

Votes: 2,443

22. Aakrosh (2010)

115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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The Central Bureau of Investigation deputes an Officer to investigate the disappearance of three medical students.

Director: Priyadarshan | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Akshaye Khanna, Bipasha Basu, Paresh Rawal

Votes: 2,487

23. Personal Velocity (2002)

R | 86 min | Drama, Romance

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70 Metascore

Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.

Director: Rebecca Miller | Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, Parker Posey, Fairuza Balk, John Ventimiglia

Votes: 3,217 | Gross: $0.77M

24. Impulse (2008 Video)

R | 101 min | Mystery, Thriller

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Acting on impulse, CLAIRE DENNISON, enjoys a brief fling with a sexy stranger (a dead ringer for her husband), only to realize that the object of her desire is a crazed, manipulative, and tenacious psychopath.

Director: Charles T. Kanganis | Stars: Angus Macfadyen, Willa Ford, Robert Moloney, Ron Selmour

Votes: 1,426

25. Soulmates (2018)

Drama, Fantasy, Mystery | Filming

Two young singer-songwriters have been metaphysically dreaming about each other, since they were children.

Director: Jim Fitzpatrick | Stars: Daniel Baldwin, Lisa London, Owen Harn, Corbin Timbrook

26. Ab... Bas! (2004)

137 min | Thriller

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Somiya Mathur lives a middle-class lifestyle with her dad and mom in Mumbai. At the age of five her parents go through a bitter divorce and she moves out to live with her mom. After she ... See full summary »

Director: Rajesh Kumar Singh | Stars: Chetanya Adeep, Shawar Ali, Arun Bakshi, Chitrapama

Votes: 50

27. Lillie (1978– )

52 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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Lillie Langtry, trapped in a loveless marriage, takes full advantage of her beauty, attracting many lovers and admirers including the Prince of Wales and Oscar Wilde. As her husband slowly ... See full summary »

Stars: Francesca Annis, Catherine Feller, Peggy Ann Wood, Anton Rodgers

Votes: 394

28. Black and Blue (1999 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 96 min | Drama

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After a woman's husband beats and abuses her, she and her son join the witness protection program and move away secretly.

Director: Paul Shapiro | Stars: Mary Stuart Masterson, Anthony LaPaglia, Will Rothhaar, Sam Robards

Votes: 460

29. Aetbaar (2004)

152 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

4.7
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After the tragic death of his son - Rohit, in a car accident, Dr. Ranveer Malhotra has been very protective of his daughter Ria. All is well for Ria until one day on a college mishap Ria ... See full summary »

Director: Vikram Bhatt | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, John Abraham, Bipasha Basu, Supriya Pilgaonkar

Votes: 818

30. Sólo mía (2001)

100 min | Drama

6.1
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A women meets a charming man and falls in love, they get married and start a family. As they age and have children, the man's becomes violent and abusive.

Director: Javier Balaguer | Stars: Sergi López, Paz Vega, Elvira Mínguez, Alberto Jiménez

Votes: 461

31. Everything (II) (2004)

91 min | Drama, Mystery

6.5
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A man visits a prostitute but just wants to talk. She goes along with it until he starts asking questions. Is he just a loner or is there a different reason for him to come here?

Director: Richard Hawkins | Stars: Ray Winstone, Jan Graveson, Ed Deedigan, Katherine Clisby

Votes: 450

32. Brim (2010)

Drama

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The crew on board the fishing vessel Undercurrent RE 29 has become uncomfortably numb with its never ending routine of week long tours at sea. Then, during one dark and dreary night this ... See full summary »

Director: Árni Ásgeirsson | Stars: Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Gísli Örn Garðarsson

Votes: 318

33. Battered (1978 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

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Gritty drama of three interweaving stories of three women of various backgrounds and ages whose marriages are complicated by spouse-abuse by their husbands.

Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Karen Grassle, LeVar Burton, Mike Farrell, Chip Fields

Votes: 38

34. La femme de Gilles (2004)

103 min | Drama

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82 Metascore

Gilles' wife, Elise, who smiles when she thinks of him, cooks and scrubs and cheerfully makes love to him, suspects during her third pregnancy that he is having an affair with her ... See full summary »

Director: Frédéric Fonteyne | Stars: Emmanuelle Devos, Clovis Cornillac, Laura Smet, Colette Emmanuelle

Votes: 753 | Gross: $0.00M

35. Kidnapped (1938)

Approved | 90 min | Adventure, Drama

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In 1747 Jacobite Scotland young David Balfour's life is threatened by his greedy uncle who wishes to become heir to the considerable Balfour estate.

Directors: Alfred L. Werker, Otto Preminger | Stars: Warner Baxter, Freddie Bartholomew, Arleen Whelan, C. Aubrey Smith

Votes: 213

36. A Wicked Woman (1934)

Passed | 72 min | Drama, Romance

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Naomi is almost to term with her fourth child when Ed decides to leave taking all their money and the oldest son Curtis. With the sheriff after him, he is in no mood to think of his family.... See full summary »

Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Mady Christians, Jean Parker, Charles Bickford, Betty Furness

Votes: 123

37. Let's Talk (2002)

98 min | Drama

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Director: Ram Madhvani | Stars: Boman Irani, Maia Katrak, Anahita Oberoi

Votes: 121

38. Dani and Alice (2005)

Not Rated | 11 min | Drama, Short

6.5
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Dani is very suspicious and jealous of Alice, and lashes out continually, forcing Alice to face the fact that their relationship must end, even if Dani thinks otherwise, and wants to deflect the blame for her outburst.

Director: Roberta Marie Munroe | Stars: Yolonda Ross, Lisa Branch, Linda Husser, Guinevere Turner

Votes: 75

39. Yodelin' Kid from Pine Ridge (1937)

Passed | 60 min | Western

6.0
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The old west range war story transported to Georgia, with Autry as the hero.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Betty Bronson, LeRoy Mason

Votes: 80

40. Café Olé (2000)

92 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Malcolm's (28) new love, Alicia (25), an illegal Chilean refugee, will be short-lived if he does not make the right choice.

Director: Richard Roy | Stars: Andrew Tarbet, Laia Marull, Stephanie Morgenstern, Dino Tavarone

Votes: 79

41. The Reason Why (1918)

Drama

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A Russian refugee who masquerades as Zara, niece of Francis Markrute, comes to his home and marries Lord Tancred, a scion of the English nobility, after a long series of misadventures she ... See full summary »

Director: Robert G. Vignola | Stars: Clara Kimball Young, Milton Sills, Florence Billings, Frank Losee

42. Juoksuhaudantie (2004)

111 min | Comedy, Drama

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Matti Virtanen is trying to get his family back by buying a house.

Director: Veikko Aaltonen | Stars: Eero Aho, Kari Väänänen, Esko Pesonen, Tiina Lymi

Votes: 716

43. From the Valley of the Missing (1915)

Adventure, Crime, Drama

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A baby is left on the Brimecomb's yacht, while they were sailing up the Hudson River, and they adopt him and name him Everett. They are neighbors of Governor Floyd Vandecar whose twin ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Powell | Stars: Jane Miller, Vivian Tobin, Harry Spingler, William Bailey

44. Tears and Smiles (1917)

Drama

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Director: William Bertram | Stars: Marie Osborne, Melvin Mayo, Marion Warner, Philo McCullough

45. The Witness for the Defense (1919)

50 min | Drama

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Stella Derrick is tried for the murder of her vicious husband. She is saved, apparently, by the false testimony of Henry Thresk. But Thresk has motives and malevolent plans of his own.

Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: Elsie Ferguson, Vernon Steele, Warner Oland, Wyndham Standing

Votes: 15

46. What Every Woman Learns (1919)

Drama

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Director: Fred Niblo | Stars: Enid Bennett, Milton Sills, Irving Cummings, William Conklin

47. Romeo: A Documentary Film by Lorna Lowe (2015)

Documentary

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A portrait of a man impassioned to rehabilitate men society would rather see incarcerated, Batterer Intervention Specialist Antonio Arrendel, examines the complex terrain of relationships ... See full summary »

Director: Lorna Lowe

48. Alone (2006)

23 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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This is a classic tale of man meets woman with a twist. In New York City, a lonely older man wants to communicate with his distant wife. Elsewhere in the city, a lonesome young woman ... See full summary »

Director: Clayton Broomes Jr. | Stars: Manuel Antunes Jr., Dawn A. Bennett, Bonnie Dennis, Willie Hill

Votes: 26

49. Rose of the West (1919)

Drama

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Director: Harry F. Millarde | Stars: Madlaine Traverse, Frank Leigh, Beatrice La Plante, Tom Santschi

50. The Moth (1917)

72 min | Drama

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Director: Edward José | Stars: Norma Talmadge, Hassard Short, Eugene O'Brien, Virginia Dare