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1. Good Luck Chuck (2007)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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19 Metascore

In order to keep the woman of his dreams from falling for another guy, Charlie Logan has to break the curse that has made him wildly popular with single women: Sleep with Charlie once, and the next man you meet will be your true love.

Writers: Josh Stolberg, Steve Glenn | Director: Mark Helfrich | Stars: Dane Cook, Jessica Alba, Dan Fogler, Connor Price

2. Some Like It Hot (1959)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy

8.3
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When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.

Writers: Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond, Robert Thoeren, Michael Logan | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft

3. The Producers (2005)

PG-13 | 134 min | Comedy, Musical

6.4
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52 Metascore

After putting together another Broadway flop, down-on-his-luck producer Max Bialystock teams up with timid accountant Leo Bloom in a get-rich-quick scheme to put on the world's worst show.

Writers: Mel Brooks, Thomas Meehan | Director: Susan Stroman | Stars: Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Uma Thurman, Will Ferrell

4. La Vie en Rose (2007)

PG-13 | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.7
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66 Metascore

The life story of singer Édith Piaf.

Writers: Isabelle Sobelman, Olivier Dahan | Director: Olivier Dahan | Stars: Marion Cotillard, Sylvie Testud, Pascal Greggory, Emmanuelle Seigner

5. The Love Guru (2008)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

3.8
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24 Metascore

Pitka an American raised outside of his country by gurus, returns to the States in order to break into the self-help business. His first challenge: To settle the romantic troubles and subsequent professional skid of a star hockey player whose wife left him for a rival athlete.

Writers: Mike Myers, Graham Gordy | Director: Marco Schnabel | Stars: Mike Myers, Jessica Alba, Romany Malco, Jessica Simpson

6. Pink Flamingos (1972)

NC-17 | 93 min | Comedy, Crime

6.1
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Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure Divine goes up against Connie & Raymond Marble, a sleazy married couple who make a passionate attempt to humiliate her and seize her tabloid-given title as "The Filthiest Person Alive".

Writer: John Waters | Director: John Waters | Stars: Divine, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce, Mink Stole

7. Henry & June (1990)

NC-17 | 136 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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In 1931 Paris, Anais Nin meets Henry Miller and his wife June. Intrigued by them both, she begins expanding her sexual horizons with her husband Hugo as well as with Henry and others. June ... See full summary »

Writers: Anaïs Nin, Philip Kaufman, Rose Kaufman | Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Fred Ward, Uma Thurman, Maria de Medeiros, Richard E. Grant

8. The Devil Inside (2012)

R | 83 min | Horror

4.1
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18 Metascore

In Italy, a woman becomes involved in a series of unauthorized exorcisms during her mission to discover what happened to her mother, who allegedly murdered three people during her own exorcism.

Writers: William Brent Bell, Matthew Peterman | Director: William Brent Bell | Stars: Fernanda Andrade, Simon Quarterman, Evan Helmuth, Ionut Grama

9. Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away (2012)

PG | 91 min | Fantasy

6.7
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51 Metascore

A young woman is entranced by an Aerialist. When they fall into the dreamlike world of Cirque du Soleil and are separated, they travel through the different tent worlds trying to find each other.

Writer: Andrew Adamson | Director: Andrew Adamson | Stars: Erica Linz, Igor Zaripov, Lutz Halbhubner, John Clarke

10. Micmacs (2009)

R | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.2
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62 Metascore

A man and his friends come up with an intricate and original plan to destroy two big weapons manufacturers.

Writers: Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Guillaume Laurant | Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Dany Boon, André Dussollier, Nicolas Marié, Yolande Moreau

11. The Devils (1971)

X | 111 min | Drama, History

7.8
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In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by a sexually repressed nun.

Writers: Ken Russell, John Whiting, Aldous Huxley | Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Oliver Reed, Dudley Sutton, Max Adrian

12. Encounters at the End of the World (2007)

G | 99 min | Documentary

7.8
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80 Metascore

Film-maker Werner Herzog travels to the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, looking to capture the continent's beauty and investigate the characters living there.

Writer: Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Scott Rowland, Stefan Pashov, Doug MacAyeal

13. Three... Extremes (2004)

R | 125 min | Horror

7.1
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66 Metascore

An Asian cross-cultural trilogy of horror films from accomplished indie directors.

Writers: Haruko Fukushima, Pik Wah Lee, Chan-wook Park, Bun Saikou, Bobby White | Directors: Fruit Chan, Takashi Miike, Chan-wook Park | Stars: Bai Ling, Byung-hun Lee, Kyoko Hasegawa, Pauline Lau

14. Silent Tongue (1993)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Western

5.2
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Mad with grief after the death of his Kiowa wife, Talbot awaits death under a tree with her body beside him. She begins to haunt him because he won't burn her. His father, who bought him the wife, thinks her sister might reason with him.

Writer: Sam Shepard | Director: Sam Shepard | Stars: Alan Bates, Richard Harris, River Phoenix, Dermot Mulroney

15. Houdini (1953)

Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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The spectacular but tragically short career of magician and illusionist Harry Houdini whose tricks defied explanation and safety.

Writers: Philip Yordan, Harold Kellock | Director: George Marshall | Stars: Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, Torin Thatcher, Angela Clarke

16. The Girl of Your Dreams (1998)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A company of Spanish movie makers leaves Franco's Spain and moves to Hitler's Germany to make a film in co-production. Soon some problems start to arise...

Writers: Rafael Azcona, Miguel Ángel Egea, Carlos López, David Trueba | Director: Fernando Trueba | Stars: Penélope Cruz, Antonio Resines, Jorge Sanz, Rosa Maria Sardà

17. The Girl on the Bridge (1999)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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75 Metascore

It's night on a Paris bridge. A girl leans over Seine River with tears in her eyes and a violent yearning to drown her sorrows. Out of nowhere someone takes an interest in her. He is Gabor,... See full summary »

Writer: Serge Frydman | Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Vanessa Paradis, Daniel Auteuil, Frédéric Pfluger, Demetre Georgalas

18. Man of a Thousand Faces (1957)

122 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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The life and career of vaudevillian and silent screen horror star Lon Chaney, his contentious relationship with his neurotic wife, and his premature death.

Writers: Ralph Wheelwright, R. Wright Campbell, Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts | Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: James Cagney, Dorothy Malone, Jane Greer, Marjorie Rambeau

19. Innocence (2000)

R | 94 min | Drama

7.1
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73 Metascore

After more than forty years apart, Andreas and Claire embark on an affair as reckless and intense as when they were young lovers. Widowed musician Andreas decides to get back in touch with ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Cox | Director: Paul Cox | Stars: Julia Blake, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Kristine Van Pellicom, Kenny Aernouts

20. The Prince Who Was a Thief (1951)

Approved | 88 min | Adventure

6.5
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In 13th-century Tangiers, regent Mustapha hires a paid assassin to kill baby Prince Hussein in order to usurp his throne but the assassin has second thoughts and steals the baby for himself.

Writers: Gerald Drayson Adams, Theodore Dreiser, Æneas MacKenzie | Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Tony Curtis, Piper Laurie, Everett Sloane, Jeff Corey

21. Crippled Masters (1979)

R | 90 min | Action, Drama

5.8
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Two men skilled in the arts of Kung-Fu are betrayed by their master and crippled for life, one left with no arms and the other with no legs. Despite their obvious disadvantages, they learn ... See full summary »

Director: Kei Law | Stars: Mu Chuan Chen, Jackie Conn, Frankie Shum

22. 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

23. Charlie Chan at the Circus (1936)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.4
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While visiting the circus with his family, Charlie is recruited by the big top's co-owner to investigate threatening letters that he's received.

Writers: Robert Ellis, Helen Logan, Earl Derr Biggers | Director: Harry Lachman | Stars: Warner Oland, Keye Luke, George Brasno, Olive Brasno

24. Broadway Rhythm (1944)

115 min | Family, Music

6.0
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Broadway producer Johnny Demming courts big-name talent for his upcoming musical show, oblivious to the talent all around him, in his family and friends. When Johnny finally lands Hollywood... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Clork, Oscar Hammerstein II, Dorothy Kingsley, Jack McGowan | Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: George Murphy, Ginny Simms, Charles Winninger, Gloria DeHaven

25. The Magic of the Golden Bear: Goldy III (1994)

G | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

4.3
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When a sly magician casts a spell so that he can buy Goldy, the last Golden Bear, Jesse runs away with her pet. Hiding deep in the heart of the forest, the youngster meets a 'Ghostman' who believes all animals should be free. In HD.

Creators: Trevor Black, Lynette Cahill | Director: John Quinn | Stars: Cheech Marin, Mr. T, Bonnie Morgan, Danny Woodburn

26. Whirlpool (1934)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Carnie owner Buck Rankin marries local girl Helen and plans to go straight, but after a brawl ends up with a twenty-year sentence for manslaughter. When a pregnant Helen vows to wait for ... See full summary »

Writers: Howard Emmett Rogers, Dorothy Howell, Ethel Hill | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Jack Holt, Jean Arthur, Donald Cook, Allen Jenkins

27. Lao shu la gui (1979)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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Director: Chuan Chen | Stars: Yuet Sang Chin, Alan Chung San Chui, Michelle Yim, Dupar Singh

28. Vendus (2004)

91 min | Comedy

4.5
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Writer: Jean-Vincent Fournier | Director: Éric Tessier | Stars: Brigitte Paquette, Serge Thériault, Véronique Bannon, Jean-Robert Bourdage

29. Naked! Bound! Helpless! (2003 Video)

45 min | Adventure

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Stars: Penny Flame, Jade Flowers, Ann Harlow, Anna Mills

30. Nancy Drew: The Shattered Medallion (2014 Video Game)

E | Adventure, Mystery

7.7
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Teen detective Nancy Drew travels to New Zealand to compete in a reality TV competition and ends up investigating the strange mishaps that are causing the show to spiral out of control.

Writers: Nik Blahunka, Cathy Roiter | Director: Tim Burke | Stars: Lani Minella, Jennifer Pratt, Sofia Rybin, Shiromi Arserio

31. Luis Martinetti, Contortionist (1894)

Unrated | 1 min | Short

5.7
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Luis Martinetti, a contortionist suspended from acrobatic flying rings, contorts himself for about thirty seconds. This is one of the first films made for Edison's kinetoscopes.

Director: William K.L. Dickson | Star: Luis Martinetti

32. Magda (2004)

6 min | Short

6.6
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A first love is corrupted as a man recalls his affair with a beautiful circus contortionist in this stop-motion animation of wooden mannequins.

Writer: Joe Frank | Director: Chel White | Stars: Joe Frank, Paul Harrod, Chel White

33. Hello, Sucker (1941)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Comedy

5.1
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A young couple buy a bankrupt vaudeville booking agency, and try to make it a success.

Writers: Maurice Leo, Paul Girard Smith, Arthur T. Horman | Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Hugh Herbert, Tom Brown, Peggy Moran, Lewis Howard

34. War Stories (2009 Video)

10 min | Short

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Stars: Thomas Dekker, Garret Dillahunt, Josh Friedman, Summer Glau

35. Bertoldi (Table Contortion) (1894)

Short

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"The marvelous lady contortionist and acrobat."

Director: William K.L. Dickson | Star: Ena Bertoldi

36. All-Star Vaudeville (1935)

Approved | 11 min | Short, Comedy, Music

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A miniature vaudeville show, complete with a title card introducing each act, is presented. First up is The On-Wah Troupe, an East Asian group of contortionists. Next, Blossom Seeley and ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Mack | Stars: Pat Rooney, Pat Rooney Jr., Blossom Seeley, Benny Fields

37. Cameron vs. Rosie: Fight Rehearsal (2009 Video)

6 min | Short

7.8
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Stars: Summer Glau, Joel Kramer, James Middleton, Bonnie Morgan

38. Strictly Unreliable (1932)

20 min | Comedy, Short

5.9
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Zasu inadvertently turns Thelma's vaudeville act into a shambles.

Writer: H.M. Walker | Director: George Marshall | Stars: Zasu Pitts, Thelma Todd, Charlotte Nemo, Bud Jamison

39. L'homme mystérieux (1910)

6 min | Documentary, Short

5.2
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40. Moccessen the Human Snake (1898)

Short

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41. Les Eriks (1910)

Documentary, Short

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Star: Les Eriks

42. Stranger Than Fiction, #57 (1938)

Approved | 11 min | Documentary, Short

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This one presents a millionaire who has a hobby of making doll furniture for poor children, a cow which gives birth to four calves; a sculptor who works with metal instead of clay; a church... See full summary »

Writer: Charles E. Ford | Director: Charles E. Ford | Stars: Alois Havrilla, Jimmy Wallington

43. Lionelly, Contortionist (1911)

Short, Comedy

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Star: Lionelly

44. Carnivàle (2003–2005)
Episode: Alamogordo, N.M. (2005)

TV-MA | 51 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

8.0
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Ben travels on his own to Alamogordo to seek out Father Kerrigan, a former preacher residing in a lunatic asylum - who knew his father, and who tells him to beware of a mysterious tattooed ... See full summary »

Creator: Daniel Knauf | Director: Jack Bender | Stars: Michael J. Anderson, Adrienne Barbeau, Clancy Brown, Debra Christofferson

45. Satisfaction (2007– )
Episode: All Those Monkeys (2009)

Drama

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Sean is not amused that Nat, who clearly enjoys his predicament, tricks him into another session with nightmare client Jamima Harris, who requires hellishly contorted service. Jack and Lou ... See full summary »

Creator: Roger Simpson | Director: Daniel Nettheim | Stars: Diana Glenn, Kestie Morassi, Bojana Novakovic, Peta Sergeant

46. Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
Episode: Blood and Circuses (2010)

48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Detective Murdoch deals with an interesting assortment of suspects when a circus animal trainer Kitty Walker is found dead, apparently attacked by the tiger in her charge. When the circus ... See full summary »

Creators: R.B. Carney, Alexandra Zarowny, Cal Coons | Director: Sudz Sutherland | Stars: Yannick Bisson, Helene Joy, Thomas Craig, Jonny Harris

47. Rude Tube (2009– )
Episode: Crazy Pranks and Skills (2009)

Comedy

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Groups of people post the weirdest pranks, from lame ones such as PostIts all over the boss's office to mean ones such as an atomic wedgie given to an unsuspecting roommate with a car ... See full summary »

Stars: Alex Zane, Dan Osman

48. Frontier Circus (1961–1962)
Episode: Karina (1961)

60 min | Western

6.5
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A woman, on the run after shooting her vicious husband, stows away in Casey's wagon. Casey agrees to let her join his circus as the target in a knife-throwing act, but local lawmen and her vengeful spouse soon arrive to exact vengeance.

Creator: Samuel A. Peeples | Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Chill Wills, John Derek, Richard Jaeckel, Elizabeth Montgomery

49. Carnivàle (2003–2005)
Episode: Los Moscos (2005)

TV-MA | 50 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

8.5
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As the spiritual powers of Ben Hawkins evolve, the entity Management reveals its identity (the Russian soldier in Ben's dreams) to Ben, and then exposes him to a vision of the cataclysmic ... See full summary »

Creator: Daniel Knauf | Director: Jeremy Podeswa | Stars: Michael J. Anderson, Adrienne Barbeau, Clancy Brown, Debra Christofferson

50. Carnivàle (2003–2005)
Episode: New Canaan, CA (2005)

TV-MA | 52 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

9.0
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In the cliff-hanging season final, Samson devises a grand plan by scheming with Ben, Jones, and the entire troupe to lure Brother Justin to Carnivale for his confrontation with Ben. ... See full summary »

Creator: Daniel Knauf | Director: Scott Winant | Stars: Michael J. Anderson, Adrienne Barbeau, Clancy Brown, Debra Christofferson