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1. American Hustle (2013)

R | 138 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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90 Metascore

A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia.

Writers: Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell | Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence

2. Inland Empire (2006)

R | 180 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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72 Metascore

As an actress starts to adopt the persona of her character in a film, her world starts to become nightmarish and surreal.

Writer: David Lynch | Director: David Lynch | Stars: Laura Dern, Jeremy Irons, Justin Theroux, Karolina Gruszka

3. Auto Focus (2002)

R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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66 Metascore

A story about "Hogan's Heroes" star Bob Crane and his friendship with John Carpenter.

Writers: Robert Graysmith, Michael Gerbosi | Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Willem Dafoe, Maria Bello, Rita Wilson

4. Once Upon a Honeymoon (1942)

Passed | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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In pre-WW2 Europe, a woman notices that wherever her husband goes, the Nazis seem to follow. Meanwhile, a charming reporter is following them...

Writers: Sheridan Gibney, Leo McCarey | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Cary Grant, Walter Slezak, Albert Dekker

5. The Funhouse (1981)

R | 96 min | Horror

5.9
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Four teenage friends spend the night in a carnival funhouse and are stalked by a deformed man in a Frankenstein mask.

Writer: Lawrence Block | Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: Elizabeth Berridge, Shawn Carson, Jeanne Austin, Jack McDermott

6. Zombie Women of Satan (2009)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Horror

3.4
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A travelling group of freaks, headed up by Pervo the Clown, go to a rural farm to take part in a webcast interview to help them gain more followers and make the public aware of their ... See full summary »

Writers: Seymour Leon Mace, Steve O'Brien, Warren Speed | Directors: Steve O'Brien, Warren Speed | Stars: Victoria Hopkins, Warren Speed, Christian Steel, Seymour Leon Mace

7. Keetje Tippel (1975)

R | 100 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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The young girl Keetje moves to Amsterdam in 1881 with her impoverished family, and is led into prostitution in order to survive. In the process she sees the corrupting influence of money.

Writers: Gerard Soeteman, Neel Doff | Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Monique van de Ven, Rutger Hauer, Andrea Domburg, Hannah de Leeuwe

8. Armored Car Robbery (1950)

Passed | 67 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.0
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A well-planned robbery goes awry, with tough cop Cordell in pursuit.

Writers: Earl Felton, Gerald Drayson Adams, Robert Angus, Robert Leeds | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Charles McGraw, Adele Jergens, William Talman, Douglas Fowley

9. Lady of Burlesque (1943)

91 min | Comedy, Horror, Music

6.4
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After one member of their group is murdered, the performers at a burlesque house must work together to find out who the killer is before they strike again.

Writers: Gypsy Rose Lee, James Gunn | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Michael O'Shea, J. Edward Bromberg, Iris Adrian

10. The Crimson Kimono (1959)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Two detectives seek a stripper's killer in the Japanese quarter of Los Angeles, but a love triangle threatens their friendship.

Writer: Samuel Fuller | Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Victoria Shaw, Glenn Corbett, James Shigeta, Anna Lee

11. Uninvited (2003)

127 min | Thriller, Drama, Horror

6.0
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Jeong-won is a man with no memory of his childhood and his real family. At the beginning of the film he witnesses the deaths of two young girls. He begins seeing the girls dead bodies ... See full summary »

Writer: Soo-youn Lee | Director: Soo-youn Lee | Stars: Shin-yang Park, Gianna Jun, Seon Yu, Ok Jeong

12. The Time of Your Life (1948)

Approved | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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A wide variety of persons come into Nick's Pacific Street Saloon, some to ask for work and others just to pass the time.

Writers: William Saroyan, Nathaniel Curtis | Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: James Cagney, William Bendix, Wayne Morris, Jeanne Cagney

13. Expresso Bongo (1959)

111 min | Drama, Music

6.3
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Johnny Jackson, a sleazy talent agent, discovers teenager Bert Rudge singing in a coffee house. Despite Bert's protestation that he really is only interested in playing bongos, Johnny ... See full summary »

Writers: Wolf Mankowitz, Julian More | Director: Val Guest | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Sylvia Syms, Yolande Donlan, Cliff Richard

14. Cry 'Havoc' (1943)

Passed | 97 min | War, Drama

7.0
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The Army nurses on Bataan need help badly, but when it arrives, it sure isn't what they expected. A motley crew, including a Southern belle, a waitress, and a stripper, show up. Many ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Osborn, Allan Kenward | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, Ann Sothern, Joan Blondell, Fay Bainter

15. Doll Face (1945)

80 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.0
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Burlesque star (Blaine) makes it in the big time.

Writers: Harold Buchman, Gypsy Rose Lee, Leonard Praskins | Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Vivian Blaine, Dennis O'Keefe, Perry Como, Carmen Miranda

16. Footsteps in the Dark (1941)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Mystery, Crime

6.8
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A respected investment advisor has a double life as a mystery writer and becomes involved in the real murder of a shady client.

Writers: Lester Cole, John Wexley, Ladislas Fodor, Bernard Merivale, Jeffrey Dell | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Errol Flynn, Brenda Marshall, Ralph Bellamy, Alan Hale

17. Striptease: The Greatest Exotic Dancers of All Time (2004 Video)

54 min | Documentary

6.6
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Performances of the greatest exotic dancers are collected here for the first time, from Little Egypt in 1893 to the great striptease headliners of the golden age of Burlesque.

Writer: Phillip Dye | Director: Phillip Dye | Stars: Josephine Baker, Little Egypt, Dixie Evans, Cherrie Knight

18. Teaserama (1955)

Not Rated | 69 min | Documentary

4.9
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This is a compilation of several 1950s burlesque acts, so there's no real plot to summarize. There are some strippers, some stand-up comics of the take-my-wife-please variety and cult ... See full summary »

Director: Irving Klaw | Stars: Bettie Page, Tempest Storm, Cherrie Knight, Trudy Wayne

19. Shadows Over Chinatown (1946)

64 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.6
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Charlie investigates murders connected with insurance fraud. This one is set in San Francisco's Chinatown.

Writers: Earl Derr Biggers, Raymond L. Schrock | Director: Terry O. Morse | Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Victor Sen Yung, Tanis Chandler

20. A Night of Adventure (1944)

Passed | 65 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

6.4
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A wealthy lawyer begins to suspect that his inattention to his wife has resulted in her taking on a lover. It turns out that he's right, but her lover also has a lover--and when HIS ... See full summary »

Writers: Crane Wilbur, Wilhelm Speyer | Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Tom Conway, Audrey Long, Edward Brophy, Louis Borel

21. Varietease (1954)

Not Rated | 71 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

6.1
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The legendary pinup queen Bettie Page stars in a marvelous burlesque show, alongside '50s icons Lili St.Cryr, Bobby Shields, Chris Le Chris Lynn and many others.

Director: Irving Klaw | Stars: Lili St. Cyr, Cass Franklin, Monica Lane, Bettie Page

22. Satan's Angel: Queen of the Fire Tassels (2012)

72 min | Documentary, Biography

8.3
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Satan's Angel is a legend among burlesque dancers. Her legacy is filled with San Francisco counter culture, Las Vegas stage door Johnnies, and a sexuality she refused to closet. Angel has ... See full summary »

Director: Joshua M. Dragotta | Stars: Angel Walker, Vic Crotwell, Dixie Evans, Kitten Natividad

23. Bright Lights (1935)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Music

6.3
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Joe and Fay Wilson are a happily married vaudeville team. But when a reporter discovers, that one of the chorus girls in the troupe is a slightly eccentric heiress, who bugs sometimes out ... See full summary »

Writers: Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, Ben Markson, Benny Rubin, Lois Leeson | Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Ann Dvorak, Patricia Ellis, William Gargan

24. Riding High (1943)

Passed | 88 min | Comedy, Music

5.5
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In order to help her father get his silver mine running, a burlesque queen returns home to Arizona and gets a job as an enterainer at a dude ranch and runs into a romantic mining engineer and a counterfeiter.

Writers: Walter DeLeon, Arthur Phillips, Art Arthur, James Montgomery | Director: George Marshall | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Dick Powell, Victor Moore, Gil Lamb

25. Sunday Night at the Trocadero (1937)

Approved | 21 min | Short, Comedy, Music

4.7
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The Brian Sisters are also featured in this short.

Writer: John W. Krafft | Director: George Sidney | Stars: Reginald Denny, George Hamilton, Louis & Celeste, Connee Boswell

26. Bring Your Smile Along (1955)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Music

5.6
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Nancy Willows (Constance Towers), pretty blonde high school teacher, writes song lyrics which spark the careers of struggling young pianist-composer Martin Adams (Keefe Brasselle')and ... See full summary »

Writers: Blake Edwards, Richard Quine | Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Frankie Laine, Keefe Brasselle, Constance Towers, Lucy Marlow

27. Buxom Beautease (1956)

Documentary

6.9
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Using the frame of an evening of vaudeville, eleven women perform striptease dances. Interspersed are four routines of comedians Joe Young and Gene Doyle. Rita Grable introduces each ... See full summary »

Director: Irving Klaw | Stars: Dorian Dennis, Blaze Starr, Tempest Storm, Lili St. Cyr

28. Doing Rude Things (1995 TV Special)

48 min

7.1
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A light-hearted celebration of British sex films from the 1950s to the early 1980s. Presented by Angus Deayton, the programme includes interviews with movie veterans Robin Askwith and ... See full summary »

Writers: Gary Howe, David McGillivray, Richard Preddy, Harry Thompson | Director: Kristiene Clarke | Stars: Angus Deayton, Pamela Green, Robin Askwith, George Harrison Marks

29. The Cruel Tower (1956)

Approved | 79 min | Adventure, Romance

6.5
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Story of a crew building a skyscraper.

Writers: Warren Douglas, William B. Hartley | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: John Ericson, Mari Blanchard, Charles McGraw, Steve Brodie

30. Waxie Moon (2009)

70 min | Documentary

8.2
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What happens when a classically-trained dancer/actor decides to pursue the lowbrow art of stripping? Waxie Moon a boylesque sensation takes the world of neo-burlesque by storm in this ... See full summary »

Director: Wes Hurley | Stars: Miss Kitty Baby, Jean Barron, Benjimen Blair, Miss Indigo Blue

31. Exhumed (2003 Video)

Unrated | 87 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.7
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Three stories across the centuries of individuals given the power to raise the dead, set in feudal Japan, 1940s USA, and a post-apocalyptic future.

Writer: Brian Clement | Director: Brian Clement | Stars: Masahiro Oyake, Hiroaki Itaya, Bettina May, Moira Thomas

32. The Pink Velvet Halloween Burlesque Show! (2006)

5 min | Short

5.0
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Director: Jason Eisener | Star: Cadence MacMichael

33. Broadway's Like That (1930)

10 min | Short, Music

5.9
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A girl who works in a music store discovers, on the eve of her wedding, that her intended husband already has a wife.

Writer: Stanley Rauh | Director: Arthur Hurley | Stars: Ruth Etting, Humphrey Bogart, Joan Blondell, Mary Philips

34. Tumbling After (2008)

44 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

8.9
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Tumbling After is a smart and sexy improvised comedy about a burlesque dance troupe on a downward spiral. A festival fav, this burlesque of burlesque dance won the jury award at the 2009 Waterford Film Festival (Ireland)

Writer: Bryan Skinner | Director: Bryan Skinner | Stars: Kelly Hudson, John Emmet Tracy, Johannah Newmarch, Kassianni Austin

35. Camp Burlesque (2005 Video)

29 min | Short

6.9
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This "mockumentary" is an homage to Neo-Burlesque framed around a fictitious retreat, Camp Burlesque. Former Miss Exotic World, Erochica Bamboo is the main attraction, as the camera and ... See full summary »

Directors: Joshua M. Dragotta, Tony Marsico | Stars: Cherry Capri, Erochica Bamboo, Eliza Bane, Roobie Breastnut

36. Taxi, Mister (1943)

Approved | 46 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Its is NYC in 1928 and taxi-cab owners Tim McGuerin and Eddie Corbett are making a hard-scrabble living with the one tumbledown cab they have between them, and take shifts driving. They ... See full summary »

Writers: Clarence Marks, Earle Snell | Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: William Bendix, Grace Bradley, Joe Sawyer, Sheldon Leonard

37. So You Want to Know Your Relatives (1954)

10 min | Comedy, Short

5.6
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Do-gooder Joe McDoakes is the guest on the "Know Your Relatives" TV show where, to his chagrin, many of his black sheep relations reveal the skeletons in the family closet.

Writers: Dean Riesner, George O'Hanlon, Richard L. Bare | Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: George O'Hanlon, Iris Adrian, Larry J. Blake, Ralph Brooks

38. Castle (2009– )
Episode: A Deadly Affair (2010)

TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.6
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Beckett hasn't heard from Castle since he left for the Hamptons months ago to finish writing his second Nikki Heat novel, "Naked Heat." The most Beckett, Ryan and Esposito have seen of ... See full summary »

Creator: Andrew W. Marlowe | Director: Rob Bowman | Stars: Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, Susan Sullivan, Ruben Santiago-Hudson

39. Castle (2009– )
Episode: Heartbreak Hotel (2011)

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

7.9
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Atlantic City (New Jersey) hotel-casino co-owner Sam Seigel's corpse is found in an abandoned New York warehouse. Captain Victoria Gates keeps Becket in the office to test her skills '... See full summary »

Creator: Andrew W. Marlowe | Director: Bill Roe | Stars: Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, Susan Sullivan, Jon Huertas

40. Bomb Girls (2012– )
Episode: Something Fierce (2013)

Drama, War

7.8
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An intrepid reporter visits VicMu - shaking things up and causing Lorna to examine her value at work. Kate takes an innovative approach to jumpstarting her singing career. Thanks to Clifford, Gladys sees a different side of her father.

Creators: Michael MacLennan, Adrienne Mitchell | Director: Bruce McDonald | Stars: Meg Tilly, Jodi Balfour, Charlotte Hegele, Ali Liebert

41. Martin Kane (1949–1954)
Episode: The Fortune Teller (1951)

Drama

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Warren A. Smith, a gullible old man, is convinced by a fortune teller to move his life savings to a different bank. En route to the new establishment, the con woman's pickpocket confederate... See full summary »

Writer: Donald S. Sanford | Director: Frank Burns | Stars: Walter Kinsella, Frank M. Thomas, Nicholas Saunders, Bertha Belmore

42. Curb Your Enthusiasm (1999– )
Episode: The Safe House (2011)

TV-MA | Comedy

8.1
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Larry becomes an unlikely role model for battered women; Richard Lewis's relationship with a burlesque performer is put to the test; Leon survives a case of mistaken identity.

Writers: Larry David, Alec Berg, David Mandel, Jeff Schaffer | Director: Bryan Gordon | Stars: Larry David, Jeff Garlin, Susie Essman, Richard Lewis

43. Excused (2011– )
Episode: The Two Faces of Shannon (2011)

Reality-TV

8.9
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Director: Robert Michael Kelly | Star: Iliza Shlesinger