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1. Big Fish (2003)

PG-13 | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.0
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58 Metascore

A son tries to learn more about his dying father by reliving stories and myths he told about his life.

Writers: Daniel Wallace, John August | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange

2. Ocean's Eleven (2001)

PG-13 | 116 min | Crime, Thriller

7.8
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74 Metascore

Danny Ocean and his eleven accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously.

Writers: George Clayton Johnson, Jack Golden Russell, Harry Brown, Charles Lederer, Ted Griffin | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Matt Damon

3. Water for Elephants (2011)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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52 Metascore

A veterinary student abandons his studies after his parents are killed and joins a traveling circus as their vet.

Writers: Richard LaGravenese, Sara Gruen | Director: Francis Lawrence | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon, Christoph Waltz, Paul Schneider

4. Saboteur (1942)

PG | 109 min | Action, Thriller, War

7.2
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Aircraft factory worker Barry Kane goes on the run across the United States when he is wrongly accused of starting a fire that killed his best friend.

Writers: Peter Viertel, Joan Harrison, Dorothy Parker | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Priscilla Lane, Robert Cummings, Otto Kruger, Alan Baxter

5. The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)

Not Rated | 152 min | Drama, Family, Romance

6.7
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The dramatic lives of trapeze artists, a clown, and an elephant trainer against a background of circus spectacle.

Writers: Fredric M. Frank, Barré Lyndon, Theodore St. John, Frank Cavett | Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: James Stewart, Charlton Heston, Betty Hutton, Cornel Wilde

6. Mirrormask (2005)

PG | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.0
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55 Metascore

In a fantasy world of opposing kingdoms, a 15-year old girl must find the fabled MirrorMask in order to save the kingdom and get home.

Writers: Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean | Director: Dave McKean | Stars: Stephanie Leonidas, Jason Barry, Rob Brydon, Gina McKee

7. Bronco Billy (1980)

PG | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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An idealistic, modern-day cowboy struggles to keep his Wild West show afloat in the face of hard luck and waning interest.

Writer: Dennis Hackin | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis, Scatman Crothers

8. Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball (2010 Video)

R | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.1
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Walter Weed is an unassuming desk jockey at the FBI when the Bureau uncovers a plot to assassinate him. A team of degenerate, psychotic assassins dispatched by mystery man Hal Leuco to win ... See full summary »

Writers: Olatunde Osunsanmi, Olumide Odebunmi, Tom Abrams, P.J. Pesce, Joe Carnahan | Director: P.J. Pesce | Stars: Tom Berenger, Clayne Crawford, Tommy Flanagan, Maury Sterling

9. Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

6.8
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In a small American town, a diabolical circus and its demonic proprietor prey on the townsfolk.

Writer: Ray Bradbury | Director: Jack Clayton | Stars: Jason Robards, Jonathan Pryce, Diane Ladd, Royal Dano

10. The Last Circus (2010)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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70 Metascore

A young trapeze artist must decide between her lust for Sergio, the Happy Clown, or her affection for Javier, the Sad Clown, both of whom are deeply disturbed.

Writer: Álex de la Iglesia | Director: Álex de la Iglesia | Stars: Carlos Areces, Antonio de la Torre, Carolina Bang, Manuel Tallafé

11. Wedding Daze (2006)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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This is a comedy that shows us that love has nothing to do with perfection. After losing the woman of his dreams, Anderson is convinced he'll never fall in love again. But at the urging of ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Ian Black | Director: Michael Ian Black | Stars: Jason Biggs, Isla Fisher, Michael Weston, Ebon Moss-Bachrach

12. Police Academy: Mission to Moscow (1994)

PG | 83 min | Comedy, Crime

3.1
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The Russian government hires the veterans of the Police Academy (1984) to help deal with the Mafia.

Writers: Neal Israel, Pat Proft, Randolph Davis, Michele S. Chodos | Director: Alan Metter | Stars: G.W. Bailey, George Gaynes, Michael Winslow, David Graf

13. One from the Heart (1981)

R | 107 min | Romance

6.5
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57 Metascore

Hank and Frannie don't seem to be able to live together anymore. After a five-year relationship, lustful and dreamy Fanny leaves down-to-earth Hank on the anniversary of their relationship.... See full summary »

Writers: Armyan Bernstein, Francis Ford Coppola | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Frederic Forrest, Teri Garr, Raul Julia, Nastassja Kinski

14. When Night Is Falling (1995)

R | 94 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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An uptight and conservative woman, working on tenure as a literacy professor at a large urban university, finds herself strangely attracted to a free-spirited, liberal woman who works at a local carnival that comes to town.

Writer: Patricia Rozema | Director: Patricia Rozema | Stars: Pascale Bussières, Rachael Crawford, Henry Czerny, David Fox

15. Bogus (1996)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.2
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Recently orphaned, a young boy is taken in by his godmother who is shocked to realize that she can see the boy's imaginary friend: a flamboyant, French magician named Bogus.

Writers: Jeff Rothberg, Francis X. McCarthy Jr., Alvin Sargent | Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Gérard Depardieu, Haley Joel Osment, Andrea Martin

16. Juliet of the Spirits (1965)

Not Rated | 137 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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81 Metascore

Visions, memories, and mysticism all help a 40-something woman to find the strength to leave her cheating husband.

Writers: Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli, Ennio Flaiano, Brunello Rondi | Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Giulietta Masina, Sandra Milo, Mario Pisu, Valentina Cortese

17. Circus World (1964)

Approved | 135 min | Drama, Western

6.2
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In the early years of the 20th century, Matt Masters takes his rambling Wild West Show to Europe. His decision is prompted by his desire to find Lili Alfredo, who disappeared fourteen years... See full summary »

Writers: Ben Hecht, Julian Zimet, James Edward Grant, Bernard Gordon, Nicholas Ray, Philip Yordan | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: John Wayne, Rita Hayworth, Claudia Cardinale, Lloyd Nolan

18. The Bride (1985)

PG-13 | 118 min | Fantasy, Horror, Romance

5.2
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After years of research, the doctor finally succeeds in creating the perfect woman, who gets the name "Eva".

Writer: Lloyd Fonvielle | Director: Franc Roddam | Stars: Sting, Jennifer Beals, Anthony Higgins, Clancy Brown

19. Trapeze (1956)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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A crippled circus acrobat is torn emotionally between two ambitious young trapeze artists, one a talented young American and a less-gifted but beautiful Italian.

Writers: Max Catto, Liam O'Brien, James R. Webb | Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Gina Lollobrigida, Katy Jurado

20. 100 Tears (2007)

NC-17 | 90 min | Horror

4.0
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Two journalists are on the trail of a demented serial killer who may be much closer than they think.

Writer: Joe Davison | Director: Marcus Koch | Stars: Georgia Chris, Joe Davison, Raine Brown, Jack Amos

21. Adam Resurrected (2008)

R | 106 min | Drama, War

6.3
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58 Metascore

In the aftermath of WWII, a former circus entertainer who was spared from the gas chamber becomes the ringleader at an asylum for Holocaust survivors.

Writers: Yoram Kaniuk, Noah Stollman | Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Willem Dafoe, Cristian Motiu, Derek Jacobi

22. The Unknown (1927)

Unrated | 63 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

7.9
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A criminal on the run hides in a circus and seeks to possess the daughter of the ringmaster at any cost.

Writers: Tod Browning, Waldemar Young, Joseph Farnham | Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Norman Kerry, Joan Crawford, Nick De Ruiz

23. Krrish (2006)

Not Rated | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.3
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68 Metascore

The origins of the Indian superhero Krrish.

Writers: Robin Bhatt, Sachin Bhowmick, Honey Irani, Akarsh Khurana, Sanjay Masoom, Rakesh Roshan | Director: Rakesh Roshan | Stars: Rekha, Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Sharat Saxena

24. Toby Tyler, or Ten Weeks with a Circus (1960)

G | 96 min | Family, Drama

7.0
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Taken in by distant members of his family after being orphaned, Toby Tyler runs away to join the circus.

Writers: Lillie Hayward, James Otis Kaler, Bill Walsh | Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Kevin Corcoran, Henry Calvin, Gene Sheldon, Bob Sweeney

25. Berserk (1967)

96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.9
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Monica Rivers is the owner and ringmaster of a traveling circus, and she'll stop at nothing to draw bigger audiences. When a series of mysterious murders begins to occur and some of her ... See full summary »

Writers: Aben Kandel, Herman Cohen | Director: Jim O'Connolly | Stars: Joan Crawford, Ty Hardin, Diana Dors, Michael Gough

26. K-20: The Fiend with Twenty Faces (2008)

137 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.8
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Set in a fictional Japanese city in 1949, a master criminal hones in on his latest victim.

Writers: So Kitamura, Shimako Sato | Director: Shimako Sato | Stars: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Takako Matsu, Tôru Nakamura, Ryôhei Abe

27. Bear's Kiss (2002)

101 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.2
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A fairy tale-like love story between young circus artist Lola and the bear Misha, who one day transforms into a human.

Writers: Harold Manning, Sergey Bodrov, Carolyn Cavallero | Director: Sergey Bodrov | Stars: Rebecka Liljeberg, Joachim Król, Sergey Bodrov Jr., Keith Allen

28. Outrage (1993)

R | 103 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.2
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Ana is an equestrian sharpshooter for a one ring circus in Madrid for a week. Marcos is a reporter doing a Sunday supplement piece. He interviews her and she invites him to dinner with the ... See full summary »

Writers: Enzo Monteleone, Carlos Saura, Giorgio Scerbanenco | Director: Carlos Saura | Stars: Francesca Neri, Antonio Banderas, Eulàlia Ramon, Walter Vidarte

29. Viva Maria! (1965)

119 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Somewhere in Middle America, 1907: Maria II, the daugther of an Irish terrorist, meets after the dead of her father Maria I, the singer of an circus. She decided to stay with the circus. On... See full summary »

Writers: Louis Malle, Jean-Claude Carrière | Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Jeanne Moreau, George Hamilton, Paulette Dubost

30. Baby Blood (1990)

R | 82 min | Horror

5.7
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When a strange creature crawls into a woman's uterus she becomes a killer in order to feed the tiny terror growing within her.

Writers: Serge Cukier, Alain Robak | Director: Alain Robak | Stars: Emmanuelle Escourrou, Christian Sinniger, Jean-François Gallotte, Roselyne Geslot

31. Das Schlangenei (1977)

R | 119 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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Ingmar Bergman's The Serpent's Egg follows a week in the life of Abel Rosenberg, an out-of-work American circus acrobat living in poverty-stricken Berlin following Germany's defeat in World... See full summary »

Writer: Ingmar Bergman | Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Liv Ullmann, David Carradine, Gert Fröbe, Heinz Bennent

32. The Master Touch (1972)

PG | 112 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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A just released from prison professional thief decides to do one last high-risk heist, which could settle him for life or land him behind bars again.

Writers: Roberto Leoni, Franco Bucceri, Nico Ducci, Michele Lupo, Mino Roli | Director: Michele Lupo | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Giuliano Gemma, Florinda Bolkan, Wolfgang Preiss

33. The Big Circus (1959)

109 min | Drama

6.3
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Hank Whirling tries to keep his financially troubled circus on the road despite the efforts of a saboteur who has determined that the show must not go on.

Writers: Irwin Allen, Charles Bennett, Irving Wallace | Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Victor Mature, Red Buttons, Rhonda Fleming, Kathryn Grant

34. 3 Ring Circus (1954)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy

5.9
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Another movie with Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin. Jerry and Pete are two friends with no money, looking for some job. They finally find one as workers in a circus, but Jerry has different ... See full summary »

Writer: Don McGuire | Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Joanne Dru, Zsa Zsa Gabor

35. The Mutations (1974)

R | 92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.2
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Scientist experiments with crossing humans and plants, for which he uses his students.

Writers: Edward Mann, Robert D. Weinbach | Director: Jack Cardiff | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Tom Baker, Brad Harris, Julie Ege

36. The First of May (1999)

G | 111 min | Drama, Family, Sport

7.1
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Eleven-year-old Cory (Dan Byrd) is a foster child nobody wants. Carlotta (Academy Award-nominee Julie Harris) is an elderly woman the world has forgotten.

Writers: Gary Rogers, Gail Radley | Director: Paul Sirmons | Stars: Julie Harris, Dan Byrd, Mickey Rooney, Charles Nelson Reilly

37. Alegría (1999)

PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance, Fantasy

6.6
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Frac, a mime who is suffering from a severe bout of depression, happens to meet a troupe of circus entertainers and immediately falls in love with one of the stars, Giulietta. But while his... See full summary »

Writer: Rudy Barichello | Director: Franco Dragone | Stars: René Bazinet, Frank Langella, Mako, Julie Cox

38. Around a Small Mountain (2009)

84 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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63 Metascore

Biopic based on the life of author Raymond Roussel.

Writers: Jacques Rivette, Pascal Bonitzer, Christine Laurent, Sergio Castellitto, Shirel Amitay | Director: Jacques Rivette | Stars: Jane Birkin, Sergio Castellitto, André Marcon, Jacques Bonnaffé

39. Cirque du Soleil: La Nouba (2004 Video)

90 min | Documentary, Family

8.3
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Cirque du Soleil live performance at Disney World.

Director: David Mallet | Stars: Danica Sheridan, Rob Alton, Igor Arefiev, Natalia Bashkatova

40. Roselyne and the Lions (1989)

139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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Thierry (Gérard Sandoz) drops out of school to apprentice as a lion tamer at the zoo when he meets Roselyne (Isabelle Pasco), who shares his passion. They fall in love and when he loses his... See full summary »

Writers: Jean-Jacques Beineix, Jacques Forgeas, Thierry Le Portier | Director: Jean-Jacques Beineix | Stars: Isabelle Pasco, Gérard Sandoz, Gabriel Monnet, Philippe Clévenot

41. Polly of the Circus (1932)

Approved | 69 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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When Polly Fisher, a circus aerialist, is hurt while performing, she is taken to the house of a nearby minister, John Hartley. As she recuperates, they fall in love with each other and ... See full summary »

Writers: Margaret Mayo, Carey Wilson, Laurence E. Johnson | Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Marion Davies, Clark Gable, C. Aubrey Smith, Raymond Hatton

42. Homicide for Three (1948)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.3
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On their honeymoon,a young navy officer and his wife are having difficulties in finding a hotel room in Los Angeles until a lady lends them her suite. There, they receive a mysterious ... See full summary »

Writers: Hugh Wheeler, Richard W. Webb, Bradbury Foote, Albert DeMond | Director: George Blair | Stars: Warren Douglas, Audrey Long, Grant Withers, Lloyd Corrigan

43. Barnum (1986 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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The amazing biography of legendary circus impresario and unparalleled showman, P.T. Barnum.

Writers: Michael Norell, Andy Siegel | Director: Lee Philips | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Hanna Schygulla, John Roney, Sandor Raski

44. The Chimp (1932)

Passed | 25 min | Short, Comedy

7.0
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Two bumbling circus performers inadvertently help drive the circus into ruin and then end up in possession of a flea circus and an oversized chimp.

Writer: H.M. Walker | Director: James Parrott | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Bobby Burns, Baldwin Cooke

45. The Men in Her Life (1941)

Passed | 89 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.1
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A circus performer becomes a ballerina and then begins her life of a career versus marriage and a home-life. She marries her first husband, her mentor and instructor, primarily out of ... See full summary »

Writers: Eleanor Smith, Frederick Kohner, Michael Wilson, Paul Trivers | Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Loretta Young, Conrad Veidt, Dean Jagger, Eugenie Leontovich

46. Burlesk Queen (1977)

129 min | Drama

7.5
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To support her paralytic father, Chato works as a utility girl for a burlesque star Virgie Nite. But when Virgie gets drunk on the night of her scheduled show, Chato pitches in for her. And... See full summary »

Writers: Celso Ad. Castillo, Mauro Gia Samonte | Director: Celso Ad. Castillo | Stars: Vilma Santos, Rosemarie Gil, Rolly Quizon, Leopoldo Salcedo

47. Timesplitters 2 (2002 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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Add a Plot

Directors: David Doak, Stephen Ellis | Stars: Tom Clarke Hill, Anna Burford, Kevin Clarke, Imme Dahlberg

48. Bells of Rosarita (1945)

Approved | 68 min | Western

6.7
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Sue Farnum inherits a circus, but her dead father's partner is trying to take it away from her. Roy and Bob Nolan are filming a movie on location at the circus. They and a number of other ... See full summary »

Writer: Jack Townley | Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Dale Evans

49. Loose Ankles (1930)

Not Rated | 69 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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In this light romantic comedy, 17-year old Loretta Young is cast as Ann Harper, a wealthy socialite who has inherited a fortune provided the family is involved in no scandals appearing in ... See full summary »

Writers: Sam Janney, Gene Towne | Director: Ted Wilde | Stars: Loretta Young, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Louise Fazenda, Ethel Wales

50. Isola: Tajuu jinkaku shôjo (2000)

94 min | Action, Drama, Horror

5.6
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When a woman, able to read the thoughts of others, comes to help survivors of the 1995 Kobe earthquake, she encounters a girl with Multiple Personality Disorder whose dangerous 13th ... See full summary »

Writers: Hiroshi Hatajima, Mugita Kinoshita, Yûsuke Kishi, Atsushi Kuwahara, Toshiyuki Mizutani | Director: Toshiyuki Mizutani | Stars: Yoshino Kimura, Yû Kurosawa, Ken Ishiguro, Makiko Watanabe