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1. Californication (2007–2014)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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A writer tries to juggle his career, his relationship with his daughter and his ex-girlfriend, as well as his appetite for beautiful women.

Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Evan Handler, Pamela Adlon

Votes: 156,771

2. Candy (2006)

R | 108 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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57 Metascore

A poet falls in love with an art student who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle -- and his love of heroin. Hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and despair.

Director: Neil Armfield | Stars: Heath Ledger, Abbie Cornish, Geoffrey Rush, Tom Budge

Votes: 38,871 | Gross: $0.04M

3. The Number 23 (2007)

R | 98 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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Walter Sparrow becomes obsessed with a novel that he believes was written about him. As his obsession increases, more and more similarities seem to arise.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Jim Carrey, Virginia Madsen, Logan Lerman, Danny Huston

Votes: 177,011 | Gross: $35.19M

4. Marnie (1964)

PG | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Mark marries Marnie although she is a habitual thief and has serious psychological problems, and tries to help her confront and resolve them.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, Martin Gabel, Louise Latham

Votes: 37,680 | Gross: $7.00M

5. Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

5.9
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38 Metascore

A college grad lands a job as a financial journalist in New York City to support where she nurtures her shopping addiction and falls for a wealthy entrepreneur.

Director: P.J. Hogan | Stars: Isla Fisher, Hugh Dancy, Krysten Ritter, Joan Cusack

Votes: 67,691 | Gross: $44.28M

6. Stir of Echoes (1999)

R | 99 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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67 Metascore

After being hypnotized by his sister in law, a man begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around him.

Director: David Koepp | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Zachary David Cope, Kathryn Erbe, Illeana Douglas

Votes: 66,618 | Gross: $21.13M

7. Compulsion (I) (2013)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

4.5
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The lives of two female neighbors intersect when their individual obsessions begin to unravel.

Director: Egidio Coccimiglio | Stars: Heather Graham, Carrie-Anne Moss, Kevin Dillon, Joe Mantegna

Votes: 2,510

8. Choke (2008)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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47 Metascore

A sex-addicted con-man pays for his mother's hospital bills by playing on the sympathies of those who rescue him from choking to death.

Director: Clark Gregg | Stars: Sam Rockwell, Anjelica Huston, Kelly Macdonald, Kathryn Alexander

Votes: 29,716 | Gross: $2.93M

9. I Smile Back (2015)

R | 85 min | Drama

6.1
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59 Metascore

Laney Brooks does bad things. Married with kids, she takes the drugs she wants, sleeps with the men she wants, disappears when she wants. Now, with the destruction of her family looming, ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Salky | Stars: Sarah Silverman, Josh Charles, Skylar Gaertner, Shayne Coleman

Votes: 4,280 | Gross: $0.06M

10. Bliss (1997)

R | 103 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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A newly married happy couple visits a sex therapist to determine why the wife can't achieve an orgasm with her husband. This causes a horrific suppressed memory to emerge and she becomes more and more distant.

Director: Lance Young | Stars: Craig Sheffer, Terence Stamp, Sheryl Lee, Casey Siemaszko

Votes: 1,839 | Gross: $0.21M

11. Lucky You (2007)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

5.9
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49 Metascore

A hotshot poker player tries to win a tournament in Vegas, but is fighting a losing battle with his personal problems.

Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Eric Bana, Drew Barrymore, Robert Duvall, Phyllis Somerville

Votes: 19,048 | Gross: $5.76M

12. House of Games (1987)

R | 102 min | Crime, Thriller

7.3
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78 Metascore

A psychiatrist comes to the aid of a compulsive gambler and is led by a smooth-talking grifter into the shadowy but compelling world of stings, scams, and con men.

Director: David Mamet | Stars: Lindsay Crouse, Joe Mantegna, Mike Nussbaum, Lilia Skala

Votes: 17,774 | Gross: $2.59M

13. The Believers (1987)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.1
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A New York psychiatrist finds that a brujería-inspired cult, which believes in child sacrifice, has a keen interest in his own son.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Martin Sheen, Helen Shaver, Harley Cross, Robert Loggia

Votes: 5,078 | Gross: $18.75M

14. The Out of Towners (1970)

G | 101 min | Comedy

7.1
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An Ohio sales executive accepts a higher position within the company and travels to New York City with his wife for his job interview but things go wrong from the start.

Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Sandy Dennis, Sandy Baron, Anne Meara

Votes: 6,292

15. Krótki film o zabijaniu (1988)

Not Rated | 84 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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The plot couldn't be simpler or its attack on capital punishment (and the act of killing in general) more direct - a senseless, violent, almost botched murder is followed by a cold, ... See full summary »

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Miroslaw Baka, Krzysztof Globisz, Jan Tesarz, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz

Votes: 13,084

16. The Dark Horse (2014)

R | 124 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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77 Metascore

A brilliant but troubled New Zealand chess champion finds purpose by teaching underprivileged children about the rules of chess and life.

Director: James Napier Robertson | Stars: Cliff Curtis, James Rolleston, Kirk Torrance, James Napier Robertson

Votes: 4,733 | Gross: $0.06M

17. The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972)

Not Rated | 124 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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An arrogant fashion designer falls in love with an icy beauty who wants to be a model.

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Margit Carstensen, Hanna Schygulla, Katrin Schaake, Eva Mattes

Votes: 6,603

18. Pickpocket (1959)

Not Rated | 76 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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Michel is released from jail after serving a sentence for thievery. His mother dies and he resorts to pickpocketing as a means of survival.

Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: Martin LaSalle, Marika Green, Jean Pélégri, Dolly Scal

Votes: 15,441

19. Eye of the Beholder (1999)

R | 109 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

4.9
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29 Metascore

A private eye shadows a female serial killer of men all over the U.S. without her knowing as he, strangely enough, occasionally acts as her guardian angel.

Director: Stephan Elliott | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Ashley Judd, Patrick Bergin, Geneviève Bujold

Votes: 13,769 | Gross: $16.46M

20. Kissed (1996)

R | 78 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Over the years, a child's romantic ideals about death blossom into necrophilia, the study of embalming and the most profound relationship of her life.

Director: Lynne Stopkewich | Stars: Molly Parker, Peter Outerbridge, Jay Brazeau, Natasha Morley

Votes: 3,256 | Gross: $0.47M

21. Let It Ride (1989)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Action

6.9
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33 Metascore

A nosy cab driver gets a hot tip on a race horse and wins big, but he can't seem to stop gambling. Will he go broke or walk home with a pretty penny?

Director: Joe Pytka | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, David Johansen, Jennifer Tilly

Votes: 4,446 | Gross: $4.97M

22. Dans ma peau (2002)

Unrated | 93 min | Drama, Horror

6.3
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68 Metascore

A woman grows increasingly fascinated with her body after suffering a disfiguring accident.

Director: Marina de Van | Stars: Marina de Van, Laurent Lucas, Léa Drucker, Thibault de Montalembert

Votes: 4,359 | Gross: $0.03M

23. Bay of Angels (1963)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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76 Metascore

Jean is a clerk in a bank. His colleague Caron is a gambler and gives him the virus. In the casinos, Jean meets Jackie. Their love affair will follow their luck at the roulette.

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Claude Mann, Paul Guers, Henri Nassiet

Votes: 2,140 | Gross: $0.09M

24. Hexed (1993)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Thriller

5.5
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Lowly hotel clerk Matthew Welch stumbles unto a chance to go on a date with supermodel Hexina by pretending he is someone else. But something goes wrong on the date, she tries to kill him! ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Spencer | Stars: Arye Gross, Claudia Christian, Adrienne Shelly, Ray Baker

Votes: 1,348 | Gross: $2.79M

25. The Senator Likes Women (1972)

R | 96 min | Comedy

5.9
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Senator Pupis feels a strong and uncontrollable urge to grab women's bottoms, a habit than can lead to embarrassment, especially if the woman in question is head of another state and the ... See full summary »

Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Lando Buzzanca, Lionel Stander, Laura Antonelli, Corrado Gaipa

Votes: 426

26. Birds in Peru (1968)

X | 95 min | Drama

5.1
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On a beach, a group of sailors have sex with a depressed young woman. Madam of a nearby brothel takes her in but she leaves with an artist who lives close by. Meanwhile, her old rich husband and his sinister chauffeur are looking for her.

Director: Romain Gary | Stars: Jean Seberg, Maurice Ronet, Pierre Brasseur, Danielle Darrieux

Votes: 101

27. The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz (1955)

89 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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The delirious journey of a mental disordered man, who is obsessed in making the perfect crime.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Ernesto Alonso, Miroslava, Rita Macedo, Ariadne Welter

Votes: 3,800

28. Taxi zum Klo (1980)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Frank Ripploh is a bit of a rascal: he's a bearded and shaggy-haired teacher, and he's gay with a very active sex life and an interest in making films. He keeps his personal life and ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Ripploh | Stars: Frank Ripploh, Bernd Broaderup, Orpha Termin, Peter Fahrni

Votes: 1,251

29. My Strange Addiction (2010– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Documentary, Biography, Reality-TV

5.8
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Tells the compelling stories of people who are battling obsessive behaviors on the verge of taking over their lives. Follow these addicts as they reveal their strange addictions and meet with psychological experts.

Stars: John Zajecka, Demi Kazanis, Tawni Abplanalp, Lori Broady

Votes: 777

30. Sweet Revenge (1976)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.1
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A young woman with a long rap sheet who steals cars for a living is befriended by a public defender who tries to steer her straight. But her goal is to steal and subsequently sell enough ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Schatzberg | Stars: Stockard Channing, Sam Waterston, Franklyn Ajaye, Richard Daughty

Votes: 204

31. Stop Me Before I Kill! (1960)

Approved | 120 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.0
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After surviving a traumatic car accident, a race car driver travels to the Cote D'Azur to recover but is plagued by an urge to strangle his wife.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Claude Dauphin, Diane Cilento, Ronald Lewis, Françoise Rosay

Votes: 356

32. Cinemania (2002)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary

7.1
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67 Metascore

This documentary about the culture of intense cinephilia in New York City reveals the impassioned world of five obsessed movie buffs. The filmmakers expose this delightfully deranged cult ... See full summary »

Directors: Angela Christlieb, Stephen Kijak | Stars: Jack Angstreich, Eric Chadbourne, Bill Heidbreder, Roberta Hill

Votes: 2,107 | Gross: $0.01M

33. A Four Letter Word (2007)

Unrated | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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Hook up artist Luke surprises himself when he considers becoming monogamous after meeting and dating smug and handsome Stephen, but Stephen might not be all that he seems, will Luke be disappointed?

Director: Casper Andreas | Stars: Jesse Archer, Paul Haje, Charlie David, Cory W. Grant

Votes: 788 | Gross: $0.07M

34. Sweet Kill (1972)

R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller

5.2
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Horror and suspense in the story of a psychotic maniac who literally "loves" women to death.

Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Tab Hunter, Cherie Latimer, Nadyne Turney, Isabel Jewell

Votes: 180

35. Speaking Parts (1989)

93 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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A struggling actor's job as a hotel custodian is a front for his real job: being rented out as a gigolo by his supervisor. A co-worker is obsessed with him, but he ignores and avoids her. ... See full summary »

Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Michael McManus, Arsinée Khanjian, Gabrielle Rose, Tony Nardi

Votes: 1,139

36. The Conrad Boys (2006)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Charlie Conrad is ready for college, but the sudden death of his mother and his long-absent father leave him saddled with the adult responsibility of raising his 9-year-old brother.

Director: Justin Lo | Stars: Justin Lo, Booboo Stewart, Nick Bartzen, Barry Shay

Votes: 824

37. Hentai byôtô: Hakui seme (1988)

61 min | Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A hospital nurse treating a patient for amnesia discovers that he is the serial killer who has been roaming the city armed with a metal baseball bat.

Director: Hisayasu Satô | Stars: Maya Shiraki, Yoko Fujita, Shigeru Sasaki, Masahiko Itô

Votes: 67

38. The Tell-Tale Heart (I) (1953)

Passed | 8 min | Animation, Short, Crime

7.6
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A madman tells his tale of murder, and how a strange beating sound haunted him afterward.

Director: Ted Parmelee | Star: James Mason

Votes: 1,521

39. Black Moon (1934)

Approved | 68 min | Drama, Horror

6.1
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A young girl who lives on a tropical island loses her parents to a voodoo sacrifice, but although she manages to escape the island, a curse is put on her. Years later, as an adult, she ... See full summary »

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Jack Holt, Fay Wray, Dorothy Burgess, Cora Sue Collins

Votes: 410

40. The Lady Gambles (1949)

Approved | 99 min | Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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A desperate husband tries to find help for his wife suffering from addictive gambling.

Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Preston, Stephen McNally, Edith Barrett

Votes: 432

41. Slavery by Another Name (2012 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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A documentary that recounts the many ways in which American slavery persisted as a practice many decades after its supposed abolition.

Director: Samuel D. Pollard | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Turron Kofi Alleyne, Douglas A. Blackmon, Mary Ellen Curtin

Votes: 118

42. Le cri de la soie (1996)

110 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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An illiterate seamstress has a powerful fetish for silk which gets her into trouble. The psychiatrist sent to help her becomes fascinated by her case and when he returns to France from ... See full summary »

Director: Yvon Marciano | Stars: Sergio Castellitto, Marie Trintignant, Anémone, Adriana Asti

Votes: 142

43. Playing to Win: A Moment of Truth Movie (1998 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.8
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A young girl is taken with a boy that she meets, but he leads her into gambling where she begins losing money, becomes desperate, and starts to steal.

Director: James A. Contner | Stars: Shelley Fabares, Lisa Dean Ryan, Malcolm Stewart, Teryl Rothery

Votes: 45

44. The Secret Night Caller (1975 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama

7.3
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A man who is the pillar of his community has a secret - he has a compulsion to make obscene telephone calls.

Director: Jerry Jameson | Stars: Robert Reed, Hope Lange, Robin Mattson, Michael Constantine

Votes: 35

45. Secrets (1977 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.4
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A young woman trapped in an unhappy marriage goes from affair to affair in her search for the "secret" to happiness.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Susan Blakely, Roy Thinnes, Joanne Linville, John Randolph

Votes: 23

46. The Resolve (2010– )

25 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.2
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The Resolve centers around Mike Patterson (Russ Cootey), a beleaguered man, gripped by O.C.D. issues with humanity, unleashed by fiery clashes on others. He explains to his therapist Sean ... See full summary »

Stars: Russ Cootey, Alex Ballar, Les Brandt, Anthony Ray Parker

Votes: 33

47. The Boy Next Door (2014)

13 min | Short, Drama

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Who doesn't remember their first love? The Boy Next Door, is the coming of age story of Michael, a teenage outcast who finds friendship in the most unexpected place.

Director: Nicole Layson | Stars: Bryce Pyper, Asia Anderson, Dayvin Turchiano, Daniel Burkett

48. Angsthasen (2007 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Adrian Zumbusch (Edgar Selge) is a small bureaucrat in an insurance company whose marriage with Sylvie (Claudia Messner) is on the brink of divorce, because she can no longer put up with ... See full synopsis »

Director: Franziska Buch | Stars: Edgar Selge, Nina Kunzendorf, Claudia Messner, Nicholas Ofczarek

Votes: 134

49. The Unreinable Compulsion (2013)

80 min | Crime, Drama | Completed

6.6
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In a small town, a young man gives in to his irrational desire to recreationally murder a stranger.

Director: Jason LaRay Keener | Stars: Jarrod Cuthrell, Natalie Bonner, Mari Darley-Usmar, George Hardy

Votes: 12

50. Means to an End (2005 Video)

13 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

5.6
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Pete and Jasper are two horror-crazed special effects artists with big aspirations and a unique philosophy about their beloved genre: Horror needs special effects that are REAL. When they ... See full summary »

Directors: Jake Hamilton, Paul Solet | Stars: Morgan Berns, Neil Clayman, Jake Hamilton, Mike McCrae

Votes: 24