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1. Taken (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.9
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50 Metascore

A retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris.

Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen | Director: Pierre Morel | Stars: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Jon Gries

2. Gone with the Wind (1939)

TV-PG | 238 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.2
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A manipulative Southern belle carries on a turbulent affair with a blockade runner during the American Civil War.

Writers: Margaret Mitchell, Sidney Howard | Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Sam Wood | Stars: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Thomas Mitchell, Barbara O'Neil

3. 127 Hours (2010)

R | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.7
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82 Metascore

A mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.

Writers: Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy, Aron Ralston | Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: James Franco, Amber Tamblyn, Kate Mara, Sean Bott

4. Million Dollar Baby (2004)

PG-13 | 132 min | Drama, Sport

8.1
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86 Metascore

A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional.

Writers: Paul Haggis, F.X. Toole | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Hilary Swank, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Jay Baruchel

5. 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

6. G.I. Jane (1997)

R | 125 min | Action, Drama

5.8
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62 Metascore

A female Senator succeeds in enrolling a woman into Combined Reconnaissance Team training where everyone expects her to fail.

Writers: Danielle Alexandra, David Twohy | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Demi Moore, Viggo Mortensen, Anne Bancroft, Jason Beghe

7. Men of Honor (2000)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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56 Metascore

The story of Carl Brashear, the first African American, then also the first amputee, US Navy Diver and the man who trained him.

Writer: Scott Marshall Smith | Director: George Tillman Jr. | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Robert De Niro, Charlize Theron, Aunjanue Ellis

8. October Sky (1999)

PG | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.8
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71 Metascore

The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.

Writers: Homer H. Hickam Jr., Lewis Colick | Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen

9. Run, Fatboy, Run (2007)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.7
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48 Metascore

Five years after jilting his pregnant fiancée on their wedding day, out-of-shape Dennis decides to run a marathon to win her back.

Writers: Michael Ian Black, Simon Pegg | Director: David Schwimmer | Stars: Simon Pegg, Thandie Newton, Hank Azaria, Dylan Moran

10. The Rescuers (1977)

G | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.9
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Two mice of the Rescue Aid Society search for a little girl kidnapped by unscrupulous treasure hunters.

Writers: Margery Sharp, Larry Clemmons, Ken Anderson, Frank Thomas, Vance Gerry, David Michener, Ted Berman, Fred Lucky, Burny Mattinson, Dick Sebast | Directors: John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman, Art Stevens | Stars: Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, Geraldine Page, Joe Flynn

11. The Secret of NIMH (1982)

G | 82 min | Animation, Drama, Family

7.6
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To save her ill son, a field mouse must seek the aid of a colony of rats, with whom she has a deeper link than she ever suspected.

Writers: Robert C. O'Brien, Don Bluth, John Pomeroy, Gary Goldman, Will Finn | Director: Don Bluth | Stars: Elizabeth Hartman, Derek Jacobi, Dom DeLuise, Arthur Malet

12. The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

PG | 117 min | Action, Adventure

7.1
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A group of passengers struggle to survive and escape when their ocean liner completely capsizes at sea.

Writers: Paul Gallico, Stirling Silliphant, Wendell Mayes | Directors: Ronald Neame, Irwin Allen | Stars: Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine, Shelley Winters, Red Buttons

13. Digimon: Digital Monsters (1999–2003)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.9
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A group of young teens is unexpectedly sent to the mysterious Digital World and paired up with their own powerful, morphing monster called the Digimon. Together the entire group set out on an adventure to fight evil and save the world.

Stars: Steve Blum, Tifanie Christun, Mona Marshall, Derek Stephen Prince

14. The Kennedys (2011 TV Mini-Series)

Drama, History

7.7
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The story of the most fabled political family in American history, told in a manner similar to The Godfather: a manipulative, egocentric father determined to live out his own ambitions ... See full summary »

Stars: Greg Kinnear, Barry Pepper, Katie Holmes, Tom Wilkinson

15. Touching the Void (2003)

R | 106 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

8.1
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82 Metascore

The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.

Writers: David Darlow, Joe Simpson | Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Simon Yates, Joe Simpson, Brendan Mackey, Nicholas Aaron

16. Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken (1991)

G | 88 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.2
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This is the story of Sonora Webster, a teenage runaway during the Depression. Her life's ambition is to travel to Atlantic City, where "all your dreams come true." After leaving home she ... See full summary »

Writers: Matt Williams, Oley Sassone | Director: Steve Miner | Stars: Gabrielle Anwar, Michael Schoeffling, Cliff Robertson, Dylan Kussman

17. Every Girl Should Be Married (1948)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy

6.3
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Anabel Sims is determined to find the perfect husband. She thinks she's found her man in Madison Brown, a handsome pediatrician. She then prepares an elaborate scheme to trap him into marriage.

Writers: Stephen Morehouse Avery, Eleanor Harris, Don Hartman | Director: Don Hartman | Stars: Cary Grant, Betsy Drake, Franchot Tone, Diana Lynn

18. Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.8
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44 Metascore

A Japanese-American fisherman may have killed his neighbor Carl at sea. In the 1950's, race figures in the trial. So does reporter Ishmael.

Writers: David Guterson, Ronald Bass, Scott Hicks | Director: Scott Hicks | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Max von Sydow, Yûki Kudô, Reeve Carney

19. Swiri (1999)

R | 125 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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50 Metascore

North and South Korean superspys battle and fall in love.

Writer: Je-kyu Kang | Director: Je-kyu Kang | Stars: Suk-kyu Han, Min-sik Choi, Yunjin Kim, Kang-ho Song

20. Black (2005)

122 min | Drama

8.2
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The cathartic tale of a deaf, mute and blind girl, and her teacher who brings a ray of light into her world of BLACK.

Writers: Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Bhavani Iyer, Prakash Kapadia | Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Rani Mukerji, Shernaz Patel, Ayesha Kapoor

21. March of the Penguins (2005)

G | 80 min | Documentary

7.8
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79 Metascore

A look at the annual journey of Emperor penguins as they march -- single file -- to their traditional breeding ground.

Writers: Luc Jacquet, Michel Fessler, Jordan Roberts | Director: Luc Jacquet | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Charles Berling, Romane Bohringer, Jules Sitruk

22. Feast of All Saints (2001 TV Movie)

R | 140 min | Romance, Drama

6.6
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Set in nineteenth-century New Orleans, the story depicts the gens de couleur libre, or the Free People of Colour, a dazzling yet damned class caught between the world of white privilege and black oppression.

Writers: Anne Rice, John Wilder | Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Robert Ri'chard, Peter Gallagher, Gloria Reuben, Jennifer Beals

23. Guru (2007)

166 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

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70 Metascore

A villager, Gurukant Desai, arrives in Bombay 1958, and rises from its streets to become the GURU, the biggest tycoon in Indian history.

Writers: Mani Ratnam, Vijay Krishna Acharya, Anurag Kashyap, Sujatha, Suhasini | Director: Mani Ratnam | Stars: Mithun Chakraborty, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Madhavan

24. Bare Knuckles (2010)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Drama

4.2
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Can a determined single mom go the distance and win the tournament that could ultimately lead to a better life for her and her daughter?

Writer: Robert Redlin | Director: Eric Etebari | Stars: Jeanette Roxborough, Martin Kove, Louis Mandylor, Bridgett Riley

25. America America (1963)

174 min | Drama

7.9
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A young Anatolian Greek, entrusted with his family's fortune, loses it en route to Istanbul and dreams of going to America,

Writer: Elia Kazan | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Stathis Giallelis, Frank Wolff, Elena Karam, Harry Davis

26. Every Little Step (2008)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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76 Metascore

Follows the plight of real-life dancers as they struggle through auditions for the Broadway revival of "A Chorus Line". Also investigates the history of the show and the creative minds behind the original and current incarnations.

Directors: Adam Del Deo, James D. Stern | Stars: German Alexander, Bob Avian, Justin Bellero, Michael Bennett

27. A Time for Dancing (2002)

PG-13 | Drama, Music

6.1
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Their love of dance, and their friendship, is challenged for two high school girls when one is diagnosed with cancer.

Writers: Davida Wills Hurwin, Kara Lindstrom | Director: Peter Gilbert | Stars: Larisa Oleynik, Shiri Appleby, Peter Coyote, Patricia Kalember

28. Burden of Dreams (1982)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary

8.0
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A documentary on the chaotic production of 'Werner Herzog''s epic Fitzcarraldo (1982), showing how the film managed to get made despite problems that would have floored a less obsessively ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Goodwin | Director: Les Blank | Stars: Werner Herzog, Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, Jason Robards

29. Benim Dünyam (2013)

100 min | Drama

7.3
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At 2 Ela lost her ability of seeing and hearing because of a severe illness. And then she became a total disappointment of her family due to her untamed behaviors. But everything changed ... See full summary »

Writers: Ugras Günes, Can Yücel | Director: Ugur Yücel | Stars: Beren Saat, Ugur Yücel, Ayça Bingöl, Turgay Kantürk

30. Gloss (2007)

118 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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A pretty, young girl from a coal-mining town comes to Moscow with dreams of becoming a supermodel in this satirical look at the fashion industry.

Writers: Andrey Konchalovskiy, Dunya Smirnova | Director: Andrey Konchalovskiy | Stars: Yuliya Vysotskaya, Irina Rozanova, Aleksandr Domogarov, Efim Shifrin

31. The Stratton Story (1949)

Passed | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Star major league pitcher Monty Stratton loses a leg in a hunting accident, but becomes determined to leave the game on his own terms.

Writers: Douglas Morrow, Guy Trosper | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: James Stewart, June Allyson, Frank Morgan, Agnes Moorehead

32. Beyond the Forest (1949)

Approved | 97 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.2
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Rosa Moline is bored with life in a small town. She loves Chicago industrialist Neil Latimer who has a hunting lodge nearby. Rosa squeezes her husband's patients to pay their bills so she ... See full summary »

Writers: Lenore J. Coffee, Stuart Engstrand | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Bette Davis, Joseph Cotten, David Brian, Ruth Roman

33. Detour (I) (2013)

87 min | Thriller

5.2
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53 Metascore

Trapped inside his car by a mudslide, smooth talking Jackson Alder suddenly finds himself in a situation he can't talk his way out of. With no hope of rescue, he must defy the odds; battling Mother Nature for his survival.

Writers: William Dickerson, Dwight Moody | Director: William Dickerson | Stars: Neil Hopkins, Brea Grant, John Forest, Ptolemy Slocum

34. Edison, the Man (1940)

Passed | 107 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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82 year old inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Alva Edison is honored in 1929 and he reflects back on his sixty year career of scientific achievement.

Writers: Talbot Jennings, Bradbury Foote, Dore Schary, Hugo Butler | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Rita Johnson, Lynne Overman, Charles Coburn

35. Cotton Candy (1978 TV Movie)

97 min | Comedy, Music

6.5
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A group of high school friends form a rock band.

Writers: Clint Howard, Ron Howard | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Charles Martin Smith, Clint Howard, Leslie King, Kevin Lee Miller

36. Hapkido (1972)

R | 97 min | Action, Drama

7.2
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Korea, 1934. During the Japanese occupation, there is open warfare between rival martial arts schools. There is a fight in the marketplace, and three Chinese students can't stand the unfair... See full summary »

Writer: Yan Ho | Director: Feng Huang | Stars: Angela Mao, Carter Wong, Sammo Hung Kam-Bo, Han Jae Ji

37. Li'l Abner (1940)

Passed | 78 min | Comedy

5.0
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The goings-on in the rural Southern community of Dogpatch, USA.

Writers: Charles Kerr, Tyler Johnson, Al Capp | Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Jeff York, Martha O'Driscoll, Mona Ray, Johnnie Morris

38. Destiny Road (2012)

100 min | Drama

6.9
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Follows three different people and the curve balls that life throws at them. In the end they are all brought together by one common Destiny.

Writer: Robert C. Treveiler | Director: Robert C. Treveiler | Stars: Daniel Zacapa, Traci Dinwiddie, Zoe Myers, Johanna Jowett

39. Heart of a Soul Surfer (2007)

31 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

8.5
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Bethany Hamilton, a 13-year-old girl destined for a successful surfing career, lost her arm to a 14-foot tiger shark on Oct. 31, 2003. The attack didn't cause this determined Soul Surfer to... See full summary »

Director: Becky Baumgartner | Stars: Ben Aipa, Alana Blanchard, Byron Blanchard, Holt Blanchard

40. Keep Your Head Up, Kid: The Don Cherry Story (2010 TV Mini-Series)

Biography, Drama, Sport

7.6
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Chronicles the life of Don Cherry, from playing minor league hockey to coaching the NHL's Boston Bruins.

Stars: Jared Keeso, Sarah Manninen, Aidan Devine, Gord James

41. The Story of Qiu Ju (1992)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A pregnant peasant woman seeks redress from the Chinese bureaucracy after the village chief kicks her husband in the groin in this comedy of justice. As she is frustrated by each level of ... See full summary »

Writers: Yuan Bin Chen, Heng Liu | Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Li Gong, Peiqi Liu, Liuchun Yang, Kesheng Lei

42. Sparsh (1980)

145 min

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Anirudh Parmar is blind, but he does not let this impairment bind him down. He runs a school for the blind as a Principal. He meets with social worker, Kavita. Kavita is attracted to him, ... See full summary »

Writer: Sai Paranjape | Director: Sai Paranjape | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah, Sudha Chopra, Mohan Gokhale

43. Brother 2 (2000)

122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.9
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Here goes "kirdyk" to America, as it was promised in first part.

Writer: Aleksey Balabanov | Director: Aleksey Balabanov | Stars: Sergey Bodrov Jr., Viktor Sukhorukov, Sergey Makovetskiy, Irina Saltykova

44. Athlete (2010)

95 min | Documentary, Sport

7.0
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Examines the popularity of endurance sports and profiles four everyday individuals - cancer survivor, blind senior citizen and twin sisters - who compete in marathons and triathlons and are redefining what it means to be an 'athlete'.

Director: David Lam | Stars: Artie Elefant, Carrie Neveldine, Jenny Hinshaw, Kellie Smirnoff

45. Peace One Day (2004)

80 min | Documentary

7.7
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The story of Jeremy Gilley's attempts to persuade the global community via the United Nations to sanction officially a day without conflict; a ceasefire day; a global day of Peace.

Writer: Jeremy Gilley | Director: Jeremy Gilley | Stars: The Dalai Lama, Kofi Annan, Jeremy Gilley, Judi Dench

46. Dreamrider (1993)

PG | 92 min | Drama

7.1
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A young man loses his leg in a motorcycle accident. While rehabilitating, he takes up cycling. He becomes determined to become the first one-legged person to cycle across the U.S. The movie... See full summary »

Writer: Bill Brown | Directors: Bill Brown, Steve Grass | Stars: Larry Archey, Stacy Bell, Bill Brown, Billy Brown

47. Chirin no suzu (1978)

47 min | Animation, Drama, Family

7.3
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An innocent lamb learns about life and death when he seeks revenge upon the wolf who slaughtered his mother.

Writer: Takashi Yanase | Director: Masami Hata | Stars: Akira Kamiya, Seizô Katô, Minori Matsushima, Taeko Nakanishi

48. Crossing Atitlan (2009)

52 min | Documentary

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CROSSING ATITLAN follows Canadian aid worker Sandra Van den Brink searching for new meaning in her life by building homes for impoverished villages in Guatemala, but learning that the best ... See full summary »

Writers: Jennifer St. John, Erin Faith Young | Director: Erin Faith Young

49. Street of Pain (2003)

11 min | Short, Action, Comedy

5.2
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A man wants to take revenge for a terrible incident with dodgeballs, that happenened when he was young.

Writers: Tyrone Finch, Jeremy Hall | Directors: Tyrone Finch, Jeremy Hall | Stars: Ian Gomez, Ken Hudson Campbell, Eric Stonestreet, Kathleen Campbell

50. Odd Brodsky (2013)

93 min | Comedy

8.6
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A quirky comedy about following your dreams.

Writers: Cindy Baer, Matthew Irving | Director: Cindy Baer | Stars: Tegan Ashton Cohan, Matthew Kevin Anderson, Scotty Dickert, Cindy Baer