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1. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

PG-13 | 165 min | Action, Thriller

8.5
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78 Metascore

Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight is forced to return from his imposed exile to save Gotham City from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman.

Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer, Bob Kane | Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

Votes: 964,678

2. Star Trek (2009)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.0
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83 Metascore

The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Mr. Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful, time-traveling Romulan creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time.

Writers: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, Gene Roddenberry | Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Leonard Nimoy

Votes: 460,848

3. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.7
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45 Metascore

Jack Sparrow and Barbossa embark on a quest to find the elusive fountain of youth, only to discover that Blackbeard and his daughter are after it too.

Writers: Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Stuart Beattie, Jay Wolpert, Tim Powers | Director: Rob Marshall | Stars: Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Ian McShane, Geoffrey Rush

Votes: 318,086

4. Devil's Knot (2013)

Not Rated | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.0
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42 Metascore

The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual.

Writers: Paul Harris Boardman, Scott Derrickson, Mara Leveritt | Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon, Alessandro Nivola, James Hamrick

Votes: 10,297

5. The Pink Panther (1963)

Approved | 115 min | Comedy, Crime

7.2
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Bumbling and conceited French police inspector Clouseau tries to catch The Phantom, a daring jewel thief whose identity and features are unknown - and is acting right under his nose.

Writers: Maurice Richlin, Blake Edwards | Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: David Niven, Peter Sellers, Robert Wagner, Capucine

Votes: 34,803

6. Hysteria (2011)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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53 Metascore

The truth of how Mortimer Granville devised the invention of the first vibrator in the name of medical science.

Writers: Stephen Dyer, Jonah Lisa Dyer, Howard Gensler | Director: Tanya Wexler | Stars: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Hugh Dancy, Jonathan Pryce, Felicity Jones

Votes: 22,803

7. A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story (2006 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 88 min | Drama

7.6
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The true story of Gwen Araujo, a young transgendered woman who was brutally murdered by four men in 2002.

Writer: Shelley Evans | Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Mercedes Ruehl, JD Pardo, Lupe Ontiveros, Henry Darrow

Votes: 1,379

8. Runaway Jury (2003)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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61 Metascore

A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.

Writers: John Grisham, Brian Koppelman, David Levien, Rick Cleveland, Matthew Chapman | Director: Gary Fleder | Stars: John Cusack, Rachel Weisz, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman

Votes: 72,455

9. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest (2009)

R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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60 Metascore

Lisbeth is recovering in a hospital and awaiting trial for three murders when she is released. Mikael must prove her innocence, but Lisbeth must be willing to share the details of her sordid experiences with the court.

Writers: Stieg Larsson, Ulf Ryberg | Director: Daniel Alfredson | Stars: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Lena Endre, Annika Hallin

Votes: 45,565

10. Murder in the First (1995)

R | 122 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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An eager and idealistic young attorney defends an Alcatraz prisoner accused of murdering a fellow inmate. The extenuating circumstances: his client had just spent over three years in solitary confinement.

Writer: Dan Gordon | Director: Marc Rocco | Stars: Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, Gary Oldman, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 19,971

11. Stone Cold (1991)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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Joe Huff is a tough, go-it-alone cop with a flair for infiltrating dangerous biker gangs. The FBI blackmail Joe into an undercover operation to convict some extremely violent bikers, who ... See full summary »

Writer: Walter Doniger | Director: Craig R. Baxley | Stars: Brian Bosworth, Lance Henriksen, William Forsythe, Arabella Holzbog

Votes: 4,420

12. The Escape Artist (2013 TV Mini-Series)

180 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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A junior barrister specializes in spiriting people out of tight legal corners.

Stars: David Tennant, Toby Kebbell, Gus Barry, Brid Brennan

Votes: 2,878

13. Hippie Hippie Shake

R | Comedy, Drama | Completed

An account of counterculturalist Richard Neville's misadventures in London at the end of the 1960s.

Writers: Lee Hall, Richard Neville | Director: Beeban Kidron | Stars: Sienna Miller, Cillian Murphy, Chris O'Dowd, Max Minghella

14. Lady in White (1988)

R | 112 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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Locked in a school closet during Halloween 1962, young Frank witnesses the ghost of a young girl and the man who murdered her years ago. Shortly afterward he finds himself stalked by the ... See full summary »

Writer: Frank LaLoggia | Director: Frank LaLoggia | Stars: Lukas Haas, Len Cariou, Alex Rocco, Katherine Helmond

Votes: 4,324

15. Night Falls on Manhattan (1996)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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58 Metascore

A newly elected District attorney finds himself in the middle of a police corruption investigation that may involve his father and his partner.

Writers: Robert Daley, Sidney Lumet | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Andy Garcia, Richard Dreyfuss, Lena Olin, Ian Holm

Votes: 4,666

16. Where the Green Ants Dream (1984)

R | 100 min | Drama

7.1
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The geologist Lance Hackett is employed by an Australian mining company to map the subsoil of a desert area covered with ant hills prior to a possible uranium extraction. His work is ... See full summary »

Writers: Werner Herzog, Bob Ellis | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Bruce Spence, Wandjuk Marika, Roy Marika, Ray Barrett

Votes: 1,344

17. Black and White (2002)

99 min | Drama

6.7
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Recreation of the landmark 1958 South Australian Court trial of young aboriginal Max Stuart.

Writer: Louis Nowra | Director: Craig Lahiff | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Charles Dance, Kerry Fox, David Ngoombujarra

Votes: 597

18. Lipstick (1976)

R | 89 min | Drama, Thriller

5.2
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Composer Gordon Stuart brutally rapes a fashion model, goes to trial, gets freed, comes back and rapes her little sister. She takes revenge.

Writer: David Rayfiel | Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Margaux Hemingway, Chris Sarandon, Perry King, Robin Gammell

Votes: 1,425

19. Jinnah (1998)

110 min | Biography, Drama, War

8.2
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The story of Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan.

Writers: Akbar Ahmed, Jamil Dehlavi | Director: Jamil Dehlavi | Stars: Christopher Lee, James Fox, Maria Aitken, Shashi Kapoor

Votes: 1,591

20. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (2008 TV Movie)

89 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.8
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Dr. Jekyll, unable to stop himself from transforming into the murderous Mr. Hyde, wants his attorney to secure him a speedy trial, a guilty verdict and a quick execution.

Writers: Paul B. Margolis, Robert Louis Stevenson | Director: Paolo Barzman | Stars: Dougray Scott, Krista Bridges, Tom Skerritt, Danette Mackay

Votes: 970

21. Jasper, Texas (2003 TV Movie)

R | 114 min | Drama

6.4
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In 1998, three white men in the small town of Jasper, Texas, chained a black man to the back of their pickup truck and dragged him to his death. This film relates that story and how it ... See full summary »

Writer: Jonathan Estrin | Director: Jeffrey W. Byrd | Stars: Roy T. Anderson, Demore Barnes, John Bayliss, James Bearden

Votes: 362

22. Blowback (2000)

R | 91 min | Thriller

4.4
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Whitman is a psychotic religious killer who was caught by Inspector Morell a former seminarian, whose religious knowledge led to Whitman's capture. Whitman was tried and sentenced to death.... See full summary »

Writers: Jeffrey Goldenberg, Bob Held, Randall Frakes | Director: Mark L. Lester | Stars: Mario Van Peebles, James Remar, Sharisse Baker-Bernard, Gladise Jiminez

Votes: 550

23. Liar, Liar: Between Father and Daughter (1993 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.8
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An 11 year old girl (Vanessa King) accuses her father (Art Hindle) of incest.

Writer: Nancy Isaak | Director: Jorge Montesi | Stars: Art Hindle, Rosemary Dunsmore, Susan Hogan, Michelle St. John

Votes: 315

24. The Sicilian Girl (2008)

115 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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48 Metascore

The true story of 17-year-old Sicilian Rita Atria (Veronica D'Agostino) -- who broke the Sicilian Mafia's code of silence and testified against the "family business" after both her father ... See full summary »

Writers: Marco Amenta, Sergio Donati, Gianni Romoli | Director: Marco Amenta | Stars: Veronica D'Agostino, Gérard Jugnot, Marcello Mazzarella, Mario Pupella

Votes: 1,499

25. A High Wind in Jamaica (1965)

Approved | 103 min | Adventure, Drama

6.8
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In 1870,a Jamaican colonial family sends its children to Britain for proper schooling but their ship is taken over by pirates who become fond of the kids.

Writers: Stanley Mann, Ronald Harwood, Denis Cannan, Richard Hughes | Director: Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Anthony Quinn, James Coburn, Dennis Price, Lila Kedrova

Votes: 1,231

26. Sex and Lies in Sin City (2008 TV Movie)

95 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

5.1
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Decide the truth for yourself in this thrilling true story of the biggest scandal in Las Vegas. Ted Binion (Matthew Modine, TV's "Weeds") is Vegas royalty, the prince of the world famous ... See full summary »

Writer: Teena Booth | Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Mena Suvari, Marcia Gay Harden, Johnathon Schaech, Matthew Modine

Votes: 461

27. If Someone Had Known (1995 TV Movie)

80 min | Drama

6.2
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A young wife and mother is abused by her husband and keeps the secret from her friends and family.

Writers: Alan Landsburg, Susan Cuscuna, Michael Petryni | Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: Kellie Martin, Kevin Dobson, Linda Kelsey, Ivan Sergei

Votes: 279

28. Twisted Desire (1996 TV Movie)

85 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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A teenage girl convinces a young, love-struck ex-con that the only way they can be together is to do away with her domineering parents. Based on actual events.

Writers: Carey Hayes, Chad Hayes | Director: Craig R. Baxley | Stars: Melissa Joan Hart, Daniel Baldwin, Jeremy Jordan, Meadow Sisto

Votes: 767

29. Mata Hari (1985)

R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller, War

2.9
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Based loosely on the real-life story of the World War I spy. The exotic dancer uses her contacts in European high society, along with her seductive charm, to collect military secrets during... See full summary »

Writer: Joel Ziskin | Director: Curtis Harrington | Stars: Sylvia Kristel, Christopher Cazenove, Oliver Tobias, Gaye Brown

Votes: 501

30. Alleged (2010)

94 min | Drama, History, Romance

4.6
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When a teacher is arrested in Tennessee for trying to teach evolution in 1925, a young ambitious reporter must choose whether to take advice from his sweetheart or the notorious columnist when it comes to his approach to the story.

Writers: Charlie Jordan Brookins, Fred Foote, Brian Godawa, Leo Severino | Director: Tom Hines | Stars: Nathan West, Colm Meaney, Ashley Johnson, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 212

31. Service (2008)

R | 87 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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76 Metascore

A drama that follows the travails of the Pineda family in the Filipino city of Angeles. Bigamy, unwanted pregnancy, possible incest and bothersome skin irritations are all part of their ... See full summary »

Writers: Armando Lao, Boots Agbayani Pastor | Director: Brillante Mendoza | Stars: Gina Pareño, Jaclyn Jose, Julio Diaz, Coco Martin

Votes: 1,040

32. Seven Days (2007)

125 min | Crime, Thriller

6.8
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A successful lawyer who, in order to save her daughter, is pressured into defending the innocence of a man slated to receive the death penalty.

Writers: Shin-yeon Won, Je-gu Yun | Director: Shin-yeon Won | Stars: Yunjin Kim, Mi-suk Kim, Hie-sun Park, Moo-Seong Choi

Votes: 860

33. Inspector Bellamy (2009)

110 min | Crime, Drama

5.9
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71 Metascore

A well known Parisian inspector becomes involved in an investigation while on holiday.

Writers: Odile Barski, Claude Chabrol | Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Clovis Cornillac, Jacques Gamblin, Marie Bunel

Votes: 1,569

34. Each Dawn I Die (1939)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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Although innocent, reporter Frank Ross is found guilty of murder and is sent to jail. While his friends at the newspaper try to find out who framed him, Frank gets hardened by prison life ... See full summary »

Writers: Norman Reilly Raine, Warren Duff, Jerome Odlum | Director: William Keighley | Stars: James Cagney, George Raft, Jane Bryan, George Bancroft

Votes: 1,937

35. The Staircase Murders (2007 TV Movie)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.8
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After calling 911 to report his wife's accident, successful novelist and aspiring politician, Michael Peterson, becomes the prime suspect in her alleged murder.

Writers: Donald Martin, Aphrodite Jones | Director: Tom McLoughlin | Stars: Treat Williams, Kevin Pollak, Samaire Armstrong, Brandon Ray Olive

Votes: 269

36. Illegal (1955)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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After an overly aggressive district attorney unknowingly sends an innocent man to the chair, he resigns, turns to drinking, and acquires a criminal clientèle.

Writers: W.R. Burnett, James R. Webb, Frank J. Collins | Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Nina Foch, Hugh Marlowe, Jayne Mansfield

Votes: 934

37. Super Mario Sunshine (2002 Video Game)

E | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.6
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After Mario and Peach go on a vacation, someone pretends to be Mario and pollutes the entire island!

Writer: Makoto Wada | Directors: Yoshiaki Koizumi, Kenta Usui | Stars: Charles Martinet, Jen Taylor, Kit Harris, Scott Burns

Votes: 1,066

38. Separated by Murder (1994 TV Movie)

95 min | Crime, Drama

5.5
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The husband of a rich Memphis belle is murdered, and she and her sophisticated twin sister are indicted in the murder.

Writers: Jeff Andrus, Bobby Roth | Director: Donald Wrye | Stars: Sharon Gless, Steve Railsback, Ed Bruce, Mark W. Johnson

Votes: 60

39. Two Men in Town (1973)

100 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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A former bank robber is released after 10 years in prison. He gets help from a social-worker, but gets harassed by an old cop from his past.

Writers: José Giovanni, Gianfranco Clerici | Director: José Giovanni | Stars: Alain Delon, Jean Gabin, Mimsy Farmer, Victor Lanoux

Votes: 2,148

40. The Incident (1990 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.1
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Small town lawyer, Harmon Cobb, defends a Nazi prisoner of war against murder charges. Set during World War II, Cobb has to contend with the difficulties of defending the devil when the ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Norell, James Norell | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Walter Matthau, Susan Blakely, Robert Carradine, Peter Firth

Votes: 400

41. My Brother's Keeper (1995 TV Movie)

Unrated | 94 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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A man and his HIV-positive twin take an insurance company to court over a possibly life-saving bone marrow transplant.

Writer: Gregory Goodell | Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: John Lithgow, Annette O'Toole, Veronica Cartwright, Zeljko Ivanek

Votes: 75

42. Judicial Consent (1994)

R | 100 min | Thriller

5.8
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Judge Gwen Warwick becomes involved in the murder trial she has been assigned. Her marriage is on the rocks and the murder victim is an old friend, who rumour has it, had an affair with her.

Writer: William Bindley | Director: William Bindley | Stars: Bonnie Bedelia, Billy Wirth, Will Patton, Lisa Blount

Votes: 261

43. Good Day for a Hanging (1959)

Approved | 85 min | Western

6.3
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After claiming his daughter's childhood-sweetheart killed the marshal, one man finds himself in conflict with his daughter, his fiancée and many of the townsfolk.

Writers: Daniel B. Ullman, Maurice Zimm, John Reese | Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Margaret Hayes, Robert Vaughn, Joan Blackman

Votes: 421

44. Bluebeard (1963)

115 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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France, WWI. Landru, the father of four Children, contacts Parisian women through newspapers, seduces and eventually kills them in order to feed his little family.

Writer: Françoise Sagan | Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Danielle Darrieux, Hildegard Knef, Juliette Mayniel

Votes: 571

45. The Boys of St. Vincent: 15 Years Later (1992)

R | 90 min | Drama

7.3
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Fifteen years after the events of The Boys of St. Vincent took place, the various boys involved are brought in to testify against the brothers, now finally standing trial, who assaulted ... See full summary »

Writers: Sam Grana, Edward Riche, John N. Smith, Des Walsh | Director: John N. Smith | Stars: Henry Czerny, Sebastian Spence, Lise Roy, David Hewlett

Votes: 316

46. A Life Interrupted (2007 TV Movie)

Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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After Debbie Smith was raped, she didn't take the law into her own hands. She wrote the law.

Writer: John Wierick | Director: Stefan Pleszczynski | Stars: Lea Thompson, Anthony Lemke, Cindy Busby, Éléonore Lamothe

Votes: 148

47. Scattered Dreams (1993 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

4.9
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Writer: Karen Croner | Director: Neema Barnette | Stars: Tyne Daly, Gerald McRaney, Sonny Shroyer, Andrew Prine

Votes: 130

48. Seduced (1985 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama, Mystery

5.3
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Writer: Charles Robert Carner | Director: Jerrold Freedman | Stars: Gregory Harrison, Cybill Shepherd, José Ferrer, Michael C. Gwynne

Votes: 72

49. Der Tanz mit dem Teufel - Die Entführung des Richard Oetker (2001 TV Movie)

184 min | Drama, Crime

7.3
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Writer: Rainer Berg | Director: Peter Keglevic | Stars: Tobias Moretti, Sebastian Koch, Christoph Waltz, Günther Maria Halmer

Votes: 167

50. Suspek (1999)

143 min | Action, Drama

4.5
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Writers: Toto Natividad, Willy Laconsay | Director: Toto Natividad | Stars: Victor Neri, Sharmaine Arnaiz, Emilio Garcia, Raymond Bagatsing

Votes: 13