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1. Law & Order (1990–2010)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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The show follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points. The first half of the show concentrates on the investigation of the crime by the police, the second half follows the prosecution of the crime in court.

Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina, S. Epatha Merkerson

Votes: 25,292

2. The French Connection (1971)

R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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96 Metascore

A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey, Tony Lo Bianco

Votes: 83,333

3. Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)

R | 84 min | Comedy

7.3
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89 Metascore

Kazakh TV talking head Borat is dispatched to the United States to report on the greatest country in the world. With a documentary crew in tow, Borat becomes more interested in locating and marrying Pamela Anderson.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Ken Davitian, Luenell, Chester

Votes: 298,912 | Gross: $128.51M

4. Frances Ha (2012)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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82 Metascore

A story that follows a New York woman (who doesn't really have an apartment), apprentices for a dance company (though she's not really a dancer), and throws herself headlong into her dreams, even as their possibility dwindles.

Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner, Adam Driver, Michael Zegen

Votes: 44,674 | Gross: $4.06M

5. *batteries not included (1987)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.5
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Apartment block tenants seek the aid of alien mechanical life-forms to save their building from demolition.

Director: Matthew Robbins | Stars: Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae, Elizabeth Peña

Votes: 23,658 | Gross: $32.95M

6. Grey Gardens (2009 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 104 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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The lives of Edith Bouvier Beale and her daughter Edith, aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

Director: Michael Sucsy | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Jessica Lange, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Ken Howard

Votes: 7,450

7. Clear History (2013 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 101 min | Comedy

6.5
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A disgraced former marketing executive plots revenge against his former boss, who made billions from the electric car company they had started together.

Director: Greg Mottola | Stars: Larry David, Bill Hader, Philip Baker Hall, Jon Hamm

Votes: 14,192

8. New York Minute (I) (2004)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

4.8
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33 Metascore

One day in New York City, as Jane Ryan tries out for an overseas college program and her sister Roxy schemes to meet her favorite punk rockers, a series of mishaps throws their day into ... See full summary »

Director: Dennie Gordon | Stars: Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Eugene Levy, Andy Richter

Votes: 17,863 | Gross: $14.02M

9. Short Cuts (1993)

R | 187 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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79 Metascore

The day-to-day lives of a number of suburban Los Angeles residents.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Andie MacDowell, Julianne Moore, Tim Robbins, Bruce Davison

Votes: 35,378 | Gross: $6.11M

10. Two Lovers (2008)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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74 Metascore

A Brooklyn-set romantic drama about a bachelor torn between the family friend his parents wish he would marry and his beautiful but volatile new neighbor.

Director: James Gray | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Gwyneth Paltrow, Vinessa Shaw, Anne Joyce

Votes: 29,774 | Gross: $3.15M

11. Black Beauty (1994)

G | 88 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.6
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The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life.

Director: Caroline Thompson | Stars: Sean Bean, David Thewlis, Docs Keepin Time, Alan Cumming

Votes: 7,285 | Gross: $4.63M

12. Bright Lights, Big City (1988)

R | 107 min | Drama

5.6
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A disillusioned young writer living in New York City turns to drugs and drinking to block out the memories of his dead mother and estranged wife.

Director: James Bridges | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Kiefer Sutherland, Phoebe Cates, Swoosie Kurtz

Votes: 5,856 | Gross: $16.12M

13. New York Stories (1989)

PG | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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A middle-aged artist obsessed with his pretty young assistant, a precocious 12 year old living in a hotel, and a neurotic lawyer with a possessive mother make up three Gotham tales.

Directors: Woody Allen, Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese | Stars: Woody Allen, Nick Nolte, Rosanna Arquette, Marvin Chatinover

Votes: 13,817 | Gross: $10.76M

14. A Face in the Crowd (1957)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama

8.2
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An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Walter Matthau

Votes: 9,830

15. Babe: Pig in the City (1998)

G | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.8
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Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Magda Szubanski, Elizabeth Daily, Mickey Rooney, James Cromwell

Votes: 25,056 | Gross: $18.32M

16. Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.4
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A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Jerry Adler, Lynn Cohen

Votes: 28,725 | Gross: $11.29M

17. Bella (2006)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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47 Metascore

One day in New York City changes three people forever.

Director: Alejandro Monteverde | Stars: Eduardo Verástegui, Tammy Blanchard, Manny Perez, Angélica Aragón

Votes: 9,638 | Gross: $8.11M

18. Boy and the World (2013)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.7
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80 Metascore

A little boy goes on an adventurous quest in search of his father.

Director: Alê Abreu | Stars: Vinicius Garcia, Marco Aurélio Campos, Lu Horta, Felipe Zilse

Votes: 3,749 | Gross: $0.05M

19. Submarino (2010)

105 min | Drama

7.6
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Two brothers meet at their mother's funeral, each in his way on a path of self-destruction, both haunted by a tragedy in their youth.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Gustav Fischer Kjærulff, Sebastian Bull Sarning, Mads Broe Andersen, Jakob Cedergren

Votes: 7,375

20. Baby Face (1933)

Approved | 71 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A young woman, sexually exploited all her life, decides to turn the tables and exploit the hapless men at a big city bank -- by gleefully sleeping her way to the top.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Donald Cook, Alphonse Ethier

Votes: 4,287

21. Blonde Ambition (2007)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

3.9
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A young professional woman (Simpson) unwittingly becomes the pawn of two business executives in their bid to oust the head of a mega-conglomerate.

Director: Scott Marshall | Stars: Jessica Simpson, Luke Wilson, Rachael Leigh Cook, Penelope Ann Miller

Votes: 5,019 | Gross: $0.01M

22. Captain America (1944)

Approved | 244 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.0
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Superhero Captain America battles the evil forces of the archvillain called The Scarab, who poisons his enemies and steals a secret device capable of destroying buildings by sound vibrations.

Directors: Elmer Clifton, John English | Stars: Dick Purcell, Lorna Gray, Lionel Atwill, Charles Trowbridge

Votes: 508

23. The Big Combo (1955)

84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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A police lt. is ordered to stop investigating deadly crime boss Mr. Brown, because he hasn't been able to get any hard evidence against him. He then goes after Brown's girlfriend who despises him, for information instead.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Richard Conte, Jean Wallace, Cornel Wilde, Brian Donlevy

Votes: 4,538

24. The Naked City (1948)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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New York City film noir about two detectives investigating the death of an attractive young woman. The apparent suicide turns out to be murder.

Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Dorothy Hart, Don Taylor

Votes: 8,755

25. Superman (1948)

Approved | 244 min | Sci-Fi

7.2
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Superman comes to Earth as a child and grows up to be his home's first superhero with his first major challenge being to oppose The Spider Lady.

Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Thomas Carr | Stars: Kirk Alyn, Noel Neill, Tommy Bond, Carol Forman

Votes: 652

26. Deadline - U.S.A. (1952)

87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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With his newspaper about to be sold, crusading editor Ed Hutcheson tries to complete an exposé on gangster Rienzi.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Ethel Barrymore, Kim Hunter, Ed Begley

Votes: 1,790

27. Naked in New York (1993)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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Naked in New York begins in the car of grown up Jake, he is talking to us about his girlfriend, Joanne, (watch for the facial expressions) and to whom you can turn to for help while facing ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Algrant | Stars: Eric Stoltz, Mary-Louise Parker, Ralph Macchio, Jill Clayburgh

Votes: 1,338 | Gross: $1.04M

28. Jersey Girl (1992)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Sal is a wealthy and triumphant yuppie who normaly would not do everything in order to get a woman. But this time it is something special and he is about to give up his position for his ... See full summary »

Director: David Burton Morris | Stars: Jami Gertz, Dylan McDermott, Sheryl Lee, Aida Turturro

Votes: 1,143

29. Sidewalls (2011)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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60 Metascore

Martín and Mariana are slightly damaged people who live in buildings just opposite one another. While they often don't notice each other, separation might be the very thing that brings them together.

Director: Gustavo Taretto | Stars: Javier Drolas, Pilar López de Ayala, Inés Efron, Adrián Navarro

Votes: 10,510 | Gross: $0.00M

30. Smithereens (1982)

R | 89 min | Drama, Music

6.7
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A narcissistic runaway engages in a number of parasitic relationships amongst members of New York's waning punk scene.

Director: Susan Seidelman | Stars: Susan Berman, Brad Rijn, Richard Hell, Nada Despotovich

Votes: 819

31. The Best of Everything (1959)

Approved | 121 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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An expose of the lives and loves of Madison Avenue working girls and their higher ups.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Hope Lange, Stephen Boyd, Suzy Parker, Martha Hyer

Votes: 1,237

32. The Moon Is Blue (1953)

M | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Two aging playboys are both after the same attractive young woman, but she fends them off by claiming that she plans to remain a virgin until her wedding night. Both men determine to find a way around her objections.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: William Holden, David Niven, Maggie McNamara, Tom Tully

Votes: 1,544

33. A Big Girl Like You (2003 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.8
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Voluptuous and bored, rebellious sixteen-year-old Sabine is interested in sex and clubbing, and not much else. But when she leaves home to move to Paris, she finds herself plunged into a ... See full summary »

Directors: Christophe Blanc, Mercedes Cecchetto | Stars: Mercedes Cecchetto, Laura Locatelli, Sarah Zidhane, Jean-Yves Dubois

Votes: 102

34. Carrie (1952)

118 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Carrie boards the train to Chicago with big ambitions. She gets a job stitching shoes and her sister's husband takes almost all of her pay for room and board. Then she injures a finger and ... See full summary »

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Jennifer Jones, Miriam Hopkins, Eddie Albert

Votes: 1,562

35. Cherry Blossoms (2008)

Unrated | 127 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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62 Metascore

After Rudi's wife Trudi suddenly dies, he travels to Japan to fulfill her dream of being a Butoh dancer.

Director: Doris Dörrie | Stars: Elmar Wepper, Hannelore Elsner, Aya Irizuki, Maximilian Brückner

Votes: 4,732 | Gross: $0.10M

36. Superman and the Mole-Men (1951)

Not Rated | 58 min | Action, Drama, Family

6.0
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When underground beings explore the surface world from a deep oil well and inadvertantly cause a panic, only Superman can prevent a tragedy.

Director: Lee Sholem | Stars: George Reeves, Phyllis Coates, Jeff Corey, Walter Reed

Votes: 1,178

37. Obitaemyy ostrov (2009)

115 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.3
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On the threshold of 22nd century, furrowing the space, protagonist from the Free Search Group makes emergency landing on an unknown planet where he must stay. People who are living on this ... See full summary »

Director: Fedor Bondarchuk | Stars: Vasiliy Stepanov, Yuliya Snigir, Pyotr Fyodorov, Sergey Garmash

Votes: 4,412

38. Marked Woman (1937)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.4
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A crusading DA persuades a clip joint "party girl" to testify against her mobster boss after her innocent sister is accidentally murdered during one of his unsavory "parties".

Directors: Lloyd Bacon, Michael Curtiz | Stars: Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Lola Lane, Isabel Jewell

Votes: 2,418

39. 100 Pro (2001)

86 min | Comedy

5.9
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Two young lads in Munich, Germany, manage to score dates with drop dead gorgeous underwear models. And now they have to find a way to get past the formidable bouncers of Munich's poshest night club 'Spy'.

Director: Simon Verhoeven | Stars: Ken Duken, Luca Verhoeven, Mavie Hörbiger, Meritxell Campos

Votes: 291

40. Lights in the Dusk (2006)

78 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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57 Metascore

In Helsinki, a lonely night watchman is caught up in a series of misadventures with a femme fatale and a crooked businessman.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Janne Hyytiäinen, Maria Järvenhelmi, Maria Heiskanen, Ilkka Koivula

Votes: 4,993 | Gross: $0.01M

41. Blast of Silence (1961)

Not Rated | 77 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

7.7
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A hired killer from Cleveland has a job to do on a second-string mob boss in New York. But a special girl from his past, and a fat gun dealer with pet rats, each gets in his way.

Director: Allen Baron | Stars: Molly McCarthy, Allen Baron, Larry Tucker, Peter Clune

Votes: 2,771

42. A Run for Your Money (1949)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy

6.8
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Brothers from a Welsh village take their first trip to London to collect a prize, and meet a con artist and sundry other urban distractions.

Director: Charles Frend | Stars: Donald Houston, Meredith Edwards, Moira Lister, Alec Guinness

Votes: 339

43. Scene of the Crime (1949)

Passed | 94 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama

6.6
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Homicide detective Mike Conovan investigates the shooting of fellow detective Monigan...who apparrently was moonlighting as guard for a bookie. He finds that all the bookies in town are ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Van Johnson, Arlene Dahl, Gloria DeHaven, Tom Drake

Votes: 637

44. Private Fears in Public Places (2006)

120 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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77 Metascore

In Paris, six people all look for love, despite typically having their romantic aspirations dashed at every turn.

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Sabine Azéma, Isabelle Carré, Laura Morante, Pierre Arditi

Votes: 3,343 | Gross: $0.13M

45. A Couch in New York (1996)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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Dr. Henry Harriston is a successful psychoanalyst in New York City. When he is near a nervous breakdown, he arranges to change his flat with Beatrice Saulnier from France for a while. Both ... See full summary »

Director: Chantal Akerman | Stars: Juliette Binoche, William Hurt, Stephanie Buttle, Barbara Garrick

Votes: 1,558

46. Suzhou River (2000)

83 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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76 Metascore

The river Suzhou that flows through Shanghai is a reservoir of filth, chaos and poverty, but also a meeting place for memories and secrets. Lou Ye, who spent his youth on the banks of the ... See full summary »

Director: Ye Lou | Stars: Xun Zhou, Hongshen Jia, Zhongkai Hua, Anlian Yao

Votes: 3,163 | Gross: $0.10M

47. Can't Hurry Love (1995– )

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Four friends live in a occasional peaceful co-existence in New York. Love-seeking Annie; womanizing Roger; and married Elliot work together in a Manhattan personnel agency trying to get by ... See full summary »

Stars: Nancy McKeon, Mariska Hargitay, Louis Mandylor, Kevin Crowley

Votes: 26

48. Flatfoot in Hong Kong (1975)

115 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.4
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Piedone (Bigfoot) Rizzo is accused of drugs trafficking. In order to clear his name he has to find out who is the person, from a Mafia ring, who has infiltrated his police department.

Director: Steno | Stars: Bud Spencer, Al Lettieri, Enzo Cannavale, Renato Scarpa

Votes: 2,038

49. Enlightenment Guaranteed (1999)

109 min | Drama, Comedy

7.2
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68 Metascore

Two very different brothers get together for a temporary stay in a Japanese zen monastry. The trip from Germany to Japan brings up some unexpected quests they have to manage. Soon both ... See full summary »

Director: Doris Dörrie | Stars: Uwe Ochsenknecht, Gustav-Peter Wöhler, Petra Zieser, Ulrike Kriener

Votes: 1,115

50. Beijing Bicycle (2001)

PG-13 | 113 min | Drama

7.3
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61 Metascore

A seventeen-year-old country boy working in Beijing as a courier has his bicycle stolen, and finds it with a schoolboy his age.

Director: Xiaoshuai Wang | Stars: Lin Cui, Xun Zhou, Bin Li, Yuanyuan Gao

Votes: 3,863 | Gross: $0.16M