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1. Da Vinci's Demons (2013– )

59 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | Active

8.2
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Written by David S. Goyer, the series follows the "untold" story of Leonardo Da Vinci: the genius during his early years in Renaissance Florence. As a 25-year old artist, inventor, ... See full summary »

Creator: David S. Goyer | Stars: Tom Riley, Laura Haddock, Elliot Cowan, Gregg Chillin

2. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama

8.4
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Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his kids against prejudice.

Writers: Harper Lee, Horton Foote | Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton, Rosemary Murphy

3. Ghost (1990)

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

7.0
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52 Metascore

After being killed during a botched mugging, a man's love for his partner enables him to remain on earth as a ghost.

Writer: Bruce Joel Rubin | Director: Jerry Zucker | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn

4. 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.

Writers: Joanne Harris, Robert Nelson Jacobs | Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina, Carrie-Anne Moss

5. Panic Room (2002)

R | 112 min | 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.

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

6. Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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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.

Writers: Nancy Price, Ronald Bass | Director: Joseph Ruben | Stars: Julia Roberts, Patrick Bergin, Kevin Anderson, Elizabeth Lawrence

7. Enough (I) (2002)

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

5.5
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25 Metascore

On the run from an abusive husband, a young mother begins to train herself to fight back.

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

8. Licence to Kill (1989)

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

6.6
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A vengeful British spy 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.

Writers: Michael G. Wilson, Richard Maibaum, Ian Fleming | Director: John Glen | Stars: Timothy Dalton, Robert Davi, Carey Lowell, Talisa Soto

9. Red Eye (2005)

PG-13 | 85 min | Action, 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.

Writers: Carl Ellsworth, Dan Foos | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Rachel McAdams, Cillian Murphy, Brian Cox, Laura Johnson

10. The Gift (2000)

R | 111 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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62 Metascore

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

Writers: Billy Bob Thornton, Tom Epperson | Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Katie Holmes, Keanu Reeves, Giovanni Ribisi

11. Trapped (2002)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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42 Metascore

When their daughter is kidnapped by experienced nappers, the Jennings' turn the tables on this seemingly foolproof plan.

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

12. The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

R | 119 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.

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

13. Carnal Knowledge (1971)

R | 98 min | Drama

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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 »

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

14. Lillie (1978 TV Mini-Series)

52 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.9
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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

15. The Fugitive Kind (1960)

Approved | 119 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Val Xavier, a drifter of obscure origins arrives at a small town and gets a job in a store run by Lady Torrence, a sex-starved woman whose husband Jabe M. Torrance is dying of cancer ... See full summary »

Writers: Tennessee Williams, Meade Roberts | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Marlon Brando, Joanne Woodward, Anna Magnani, Maureen Stapleton

16. Criss Cross (1949)

Approved | 88 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.

Writers: Daniel Fuchs, Don Tracy | Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea, Stephen McNally

17. Impulse (2008 Video)

R | 101 min | Mystery, Thriller

4.9
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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.

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

18. Personal Velocity: Three Portraits (2002)

R | 86 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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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.

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

19. Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)

PG-13 | 85 min | Drama

7.5
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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 »

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

20. 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.

Writers: Gilbert Ralston, Lou Morheim, William W. Norton | Director: Don Medford | Stars: Oliver Reed, Candice Bergen, Gene Hackman, Simon Oakland

21. 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.

Writers: Alfred Hayes, Émile Zola | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Broderick Crawford, Edgar Buchanan

22. 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.

Writers: Anna Quindlen, April Smith | Director: Paul Shapiro | Stars: Mary Stuart Masterson, Anthony LaPaglia, Will Rothhaar, Sam Robards

23. Star Maps (1997)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama

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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 »

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

24. Ab... Bas! (2004)

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 »

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

25. 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.

Writers: Javier Balaguer, Álvaro García Mohedano | Director: Javier Balaguer | Stars: Sergi López, Paz Vega, Elvira Mínguez, Alberto Jiménez

26. Aetbaar (2004)

152 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

4.6
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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 »

Writers: Robin Bhatt, Vikram Bhatt, Girish Dhamija, Sanjeev Duggal | Director: Vikram Bhatt | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, John Abraham, Bipasha Basu, Supriya Pilgaonkar

27. Aakrosh (2010)

Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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The Central Bureau of Investigation deputes an Officer to investigate the disappearance of three medical students.

Writers: Robin Bhatt, Aditya Dhar, Irshad Kamil, Akash Khurana | Director: Priyadarshan | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Akshaye Khanna, Bipasha Basu, Jaideep Ahlawat

28. Too Much, Too Soon (1958)

121 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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The daughter of iconic actor John Barrymore becomes reunited with her father after a ten year estrangement and engages in his self-destructive lifestyle.

Writers: Art Napoleon, Jo Napoleon, Diana Barrymore, Gerold Frank | Director: Art Napoleon | Stars: Dorothy Malone, Errol Flynn, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Ray Danton

29. 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?

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

30. Look Back in Anger (1959)

98 min | Drama

7.2
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A disillusioned, angry university graduate comes to terms with his grudge against middle-class life and values.

Writers: Nigel Kneale, John Osborne | Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Mary Ure, Edith Evans

31. Gilles' Wife (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 »

Writers: Philippe Blasband, Madeleine Bourdouxhe, Frédéric Fonteyne, Marion Hänsel | Director: Frédéric Fonteyne | Stars: Emmanuelle Devos, Clovis Cornillac, Laura Smet, Colette Emmanuelle

32. Undercurrent (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 »

Writers: Ottó Geir Borg, Ólafur Egilsson, Árni Ásgeirsson | Director: Árni Ásgeirsson | Stars: Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Gísli Örn Garðarsson

33. Soulmates (II)

Drama, Fantasy, Mystery | Announced

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

Writer: Jim Fitzpatrick | Director: Jim Fitzpatrick | Stars: Kevin Pollak, Daniel Baldwin, Lisa London, J. Eddie Peck

34. 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.

Writers: Karen Grassle, Cynthia Lovelace Sears | Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Karen Grassle, LeVar Burton, Mike Farrell, Chip Fields

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.

Writers: Robert Louis Stevenson, Sonya Levien, Eleanor Harris, Ernest Pascal, Edwin Blum | Directors: Alfred L. Werker, Otto Preminger | Stars: Warner Baxter, Freddie Bartholomew, Arleen Whelan, C. Aubrey Smith

36. Let's Talk (2002)

98 min | Drama

6.4
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Writer: Ram Madhvani | Director: Ram Madhvani | Stars: Boman Irani, Maia Katrak, Anahita Oberoi

37. Flesh (1932)

Passed | 96 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Gifted German wrestler Polokai falls in love with ex-con Laura, who persuades him to emigrate to America and gets him involved with crooked promoters.

Writers: Edmund Goulding, Leonard Praskins, Edgar Allan Woolf, Moss Hart | Director: John Ford | Stars: Wallace Beery, Ricardo Cortez, Karen Morley, Jean Hersholt

38. 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 »

Writers: Florence Ryerson, Zelda Sears, Anne Austin | Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Mady Christians, Jean Parker, Charles Bickford, Betty Furness

39. Trench Road (2004)

111 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Writers: Veikko Aaltonen, Kari Hotakainen | Director: Veikko Aaltonen | Stars: Eero Aho, Kari Väänänen, Esko Pesonen, Tiina Lymi

40. Tyrant Fear (1918)

50 min | Drama

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Writer: R. Cecil Smith | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Dorothy Dalton, Thurston Hall, Melbourne MacDowell, William Conklin

41. Yodelin' Kid from Pine Ridge (1937)

Passed | 60 min | Western

5.9
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The old west range war story transported to Georgia, with Autry as the hero.

Writers: Jack Natteford, Stuart E. McGowan, Dorrell McGowan | Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Betty Bronson, LeRoy Mason

42. Tears and Smiles (1917)

Drama

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Writers: Betty Burbridge, Marc Edmund Jones | Director: William Bertram | Stars: Marie Osborne, Melvin Mayo, Marion Warner, Philo McCullough

43. Alone (2006)

23 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

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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 »

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

44. Dani and Alice (2005)

Not Rated | 11 min | Drama, Short

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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.

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

45. Café Olé (2000)

92 min | Comedy, Romance

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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.

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

46. Joensuun Elli (2004)

139 min | Comedy, Drama

4.8
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Writers: Anssi Mänttäri, Heikki Turunen | Director: Anssi Mänttäri | Stars: Jenni Banerjee, Maija-Liisa Majanlahti, Paavo Liski, Santeri Kinnunen

47. Romeo: A Documentary Film by Lorna Lowe (2009)

Documentary

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ROMEO follows domestic violence counselor Antonio Arrendel's personal and professional challenge to rehabilitate batterers in Boston. A facilitator at one of the country's first batterer ... See full summary »

Director: Lorna Lowe

48. 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.

Writers: A.E.W. Mason, Ouida Bergère | Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: Elsie Ferguson, Vernon Steele, Warner Oland, Wyndham Standing

49. In the Bishop's Carriage (1913)

Crime, Drama

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A successful stage actress with a hidden past as a criminal is kept on the path of righteousness by a benefactor.

Writers: Miriam Michelson, B.P. Schulberg | Directors: J. Searle Dawley, Edwin S. Porter | Stars: Mary Pickford, David Wall, House Peters, Grace Henderson

50. The Secret of Black Mountain (1917)

40 min | Short, Western

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Writer: Jackson Gregory | Director: Otto Hoffman | Stars: Vola Vale, Philo McCullough, Charles Dudley, George Austin