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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. An Education (2009)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama

7.3
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85 Metascore

A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age.

Writers: Lynn Barber, Nick Hornby | Director: Lone Scherfig | Stars: Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard, Alfred Molina, Olivia Williams

3. Ken Park (2002)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

5.9
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Ken Park is about several Californian skateboarders' lives and relationships with and without their parents.

Writers: Harmony Korine, Larry Clark | Directors: Larry Clark, Edward Lachman | Stars: Adam Chubbuck, James Bullard, Seth Gray, Eddie Daniels

4. Dogtooth (2009)

Unrated | 94 min | Drama

7.2
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73 Metascore

Three teenagers are confined to an isolated country estate that could very well be on another planet. The trio spend their days listening to endless homemade tapes that teach them a whole ... See full summary »

Writers: Efthymis Filippou, Yorgos Lanthimos | Director: Yorgos Lanthimos | Stars: Christos Stergioglou, Michele Valley, Angeliki Papoulia, Hristos Passalis

5. Infamous (2006)

R | 110 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.1
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68 Metascore

While researching his book In Cold Blood, writer Truman Capote develops a close relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and Perry Smith.

Writers: Douglas McGrath, George Plimpton | Director: Douglas McGrath | Stars: Toby Jones, Daniel Craig, Sandra Bullock, Sigourney Weaver

6. Peyton Place (1957)

Approved | 157 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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A peaceful New England town hides secrets and scandals.

Writers: John Michael Hayes, Grace Metalious | Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Lana Turner, Lee Philips, Lloyd Nolan, Arthur Kennedy

7. Akeelah and the Bee (2006)

PG | 112 min | Drama

7.5
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72 Metascore

A young girl from South Los Angeles tries to make it to the National Spelling Bee.

Writer: Doug Atchison | Director: Doug Atchison | Stars: Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, Keke Palmer, Curtis Armstrong

8. My Fake Fiance (2009 TV Movie)

95 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Jennifer and Vince, virtual strangers, find themselves strapped for cash and decide to stage a fake engagement and wedding just for the gifts.

Writer: Howard March | Director: Gil Junger | Stars: Melissa Joan Hart, Joseph Lawrence, Jason MacDonald, Njema Williams

9. I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)

PG-13 | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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A mother falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.

Writer: Amy Heckerling | Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Paul Rudd, Saoirse Ronan, Tracey Ullman

10. Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.2
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28 Metascore

Sissy Hankshaw is born with enormous thumbs that help her hitchhiking through the US from a young age. She becomes a model in advertising and her NY agent 'the Countess' sends her to his ... See full summary »

Writers: Tom Robbins, Gus Van Sant | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Uma Thurman, Lorraine Bracco, Pat Morita, Angie Dickinson

11. Birthday Girl (2001)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.1
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51 Metascore

A thirtysomething bank clerk from St Albans has his small-town life exploded by the arrival of his Russian mail-order bride.

Writers: Tom Butterworth, Jez Butterworth | Director: Jez Butterworth | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Vincent Cassel, Ben Chaplin, Mathieu Kassovitz

12. Monsieur Lazhar (2011)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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83 Metascore

At a Montréal public grade school, an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a popular teacher who committed suicide in her classroom. While helping his students deal with their grief, his own recent loss is revealed.

Writers: Philippe Falardeau, Evelyne de la Chenelière | Director: Philippe Falardeau | Stars: Mohamed Fellag, Sophie Nélisse, Émilien Néron, Danielle Proulx

13. Bright Young Things (2003)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.7
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64 Metascore

An adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's novel "Vile Bodies," is a look into the lives of a young novelist, his would-be lover, and a host of young people who beautified London in the 1930s.

Writers: Stephen Fry, Evelyn Waugh | Director: Stephen Fry | Stars: Stephen Campbell Moore, Emily Mortimer, Dan Aykroyd, James McAvoy

14. Kicking and Screaming (1995)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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75 Metascore

Following graduation, a handful of college students do nothing and talk about it wittily.

Writers: Noah Baumbach, Oliver Berkman | Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Josh Hamilton, Eric Stoltz, Samuel Gould, Catherine Kellner

15. Black Adder the Third (1987)

180 min | Comedy, History

8.8
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In the 19th century Regency era, Mr E. Blackadder serves as butler to the foppish numskull Prince George amidst the fads and crazes of the time.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Hugh Laurie, Helen Atkinson-Wood

16. Inferno (1980)

R | 107 min | Horror, Mystery

6.7
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An American college student in Rome and his sister in New York investigate a series of killings in both locations where their resident addresses are the domain of two covens of witches.

Writer: Dario Argento | Director: Dario Argento | Stars: Leigh McCloskey, Irene Miracle, Eleonora Giorgi, Daria Nicolodi

17. On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970)

G | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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Daisy Gamble, an unusual woman who hears phones before they ring, and does wonders with her flowers, wants to quit smoking to please her fiancé, Warren. She goes to a doctor of hypnosis to ... See full summary »

Writer: Alan Jay Lerner | Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Yves Montand, Bob Newhart, Larry Blyden

18. Hansel & Gretel (2002)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

3.5
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If you go down to the woods tonight be sure of the biggest surprise of your life! When Hansel and Gretel's wicked stepmother leads them into the dark forest, the children find themselves in... See full summary »

Writers: Jonathan Bogner, Timothy Dolan, Gary J. Tunnicliffe | Director: Gary J. Tunnicliffe | Stars: Lynn Redgrave, Jacob Smith, Taylor Momsen, Delta Burke

19. Alphaville (1965)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.2
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A U.S. secret agent is sent to the distant space city of Alphaville where he must find a missing person and free the city from its tyrannical ruler.

Writer: Jean-Luc Godard | Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Eddie Constantine, Anna Karina, Akim Tamiroff, Valérie Boisgel

20. Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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This film is the story of the spectacular life and violent death of British playwright Joe Orton. In his teens, Orton is befriended by the older, more reserved Kenneth Halliwell, and while ... See full summary »

Writers: Alan Bennett, John Lahr | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Wallace Shawn

21. 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (2012– )

30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.3
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An edition of Countdown (1982) with the stars of 8 Out of 10 Cats (2005).

Stars: Jimmy Carr, Jon Richardson, Rachel Riley, Joe Wilkinson

22. The Baxter (2005)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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51 Metascore

In the style of a Howard Hawks comedy, Baxter follows the twists and turns of a young man's life during the two weeks before his wedding.

Writer: Michael Showalter | Director: Michael Showalter | Stars: Michael Showalter, Elizabeth Banks, Peter Dinklage, Michelle Williams

23. Impact (1949)

Unrated | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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A unfaithful wife plots with her lover to kill her husband, but the lover is accidentally killed instead. The husband stays in hiding, and lets his wife be charged with conspiracy.

Writers: Dorothy Davenport, Jay Dratler | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Ella Raines, Charles Coburn, Helen Walker

24. Lola (1961)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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73 Metascore

Roland Cassard is a young man with no job and seemingly no prospects. By chance, he runs into his former girlfriend, Cecile who works as a dancer at a cabaret under the stage name Lola. She... See full summary »

Writer: Jacques Demy | Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Anouk Aimée, Marc Michel, Jacques Harden, Alan Scott

25. My Afternoons with Margueritte (2010)

82 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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59 Metascore

An illiterate and lonely man bonds with an older and well-read woman.

Writers: Jean Becker, Jean-Loup Dabadie, Marie-Sabine Roger | Director: Jean Becker | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Gisèle Casadesus, Maurane, Patrick Bouchitey

26. All Things Fair (1995)

130 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.0
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Malmö, Sweden during the Second World War. Stig is a 15 year old pupil on the verge of adulthood. Viola is 37 years old and his teacher. He is attracted by her beauty and maturity. She is ... See full summary »

Writer: Bo Widerberg | Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Johan Widerberg, Marika Lagercrantz, Tomas von Brömssen, Karin Huldt

27. Beautiful Ohio (2006)

Comedy, Drama

6.1
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An entire family comes of age during the early 1970s.

Writer: Ethan Canin | Director: Chad Lowe | Stars: William Hurt, Rita Wilson, Brett Davern, David Call

28. The Sleeping Beauty (2010 TV Movie)

Unrated | 82 min | Drama

5.7
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69 Metascore

A young princess is the subject of a tug-of-war among witches, as each struggles to find the suitable antidote to a death sentence inculcated by an evil sister.

Writers: Hans Christian Andersen, Catherine Breillat, Charles Perrault | Director: Catherine Breillat | Stars: Carla Besnaïnou, Julia Artamonov, Kerian Mayan, David Chausse

29. My Letter to George (1985)

PG | 94 min | Drama

4.9
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An orphaned New Zealand girl married to an older, wealthy businessman learns to deal with his strange sexual desires.

Writers: Jerzy Skolimowski, Michael Laughlin | Director: Michael Laughlin | Stars: Jodie Foster, John Lithgow, Michael Murphy, Dan Shor

30. The Taste of Others (2000)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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78 Metascore

Three men, three women, opposites, possibilities, and tastes. Castella owns a industrial steel barrel plant in Rouen; Bruno is his flute-playing driver, Franck is his temporary bodyguard ... See full summary »

Writers: Jean-Pierre Bacri, Agnès Jaoui | Director: Agnès Jaoui | Stars: Anne Alvaro, Jean-Pierre Bacri, Alain Chabat, Agnès Jaoui

31. Police, Adjective (2009)

113 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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81 Metascore

A police officer refuses to arrest a young man for offering drugs to his friends.

Writer: Corneliu Porumboiu | Director: Corneliu Porumboiu | Stars: Dragos Bucur, Vlad Ivanov, Ion Stoica, Irina Saulescu

32. Countdown (1982– )

45 min | Game-Show

7.1
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The long-running words and numbers game.

Stars: Carol Vorderman, Richard Whiteley, Susie Dent, Cathy Hytner

33. Toronto Stories (2008)

89 min | Drama

5.8
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Various lives intersect over the course of 48 hours in Canada's largest and most culturally diverse city.

Writers: Sook-Yin Lee, Sudz Sutherland, David Weaver, Aaron Woodley | Directors: Sook-Yin Lee, Sudz Sutherland, David Weaver, Aaron Woodley | Stars: Gil Bellows, Sook-Yin Lee, K.C. Collins, Carly Pope

34. Fitzwilly (1967)

102 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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When Miss Vicki's father dies, she becomes the world's greatest philanthropist. Unfortunately, she is flat broke! Her loyal butler, Claude Fitzwilliam, leads the household staff to rob from... See full summary »

Writers: Isobel Lennart, Poyntz Tyler | Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Barbara Feldon, John McGiver, Edith Evans

35. Outrage (I) (2009)

R | 90 min | Documentary

7.7
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64 Metascore

An indictment of closeted politicians who lobby for anti-gay legislation in the U.S.

Writer: Kirby Dick | Director: Kirby Dick | Stars: Barney Frank, Tammy Baldwin, Wayne Barrett, Elizabeth Birch

36. Wordplay (2006)

PG | Documentary

7.4
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73 Metascore

An in-depth look at The New York Times' long-time crossword puzzle editor Will Shortz and his loyal fan base.

Writers: Patrick Creadon, Christine O'Malley | Director: Patrick Creadon | Stars: Will Shortz, Ken Burns, Jon Stewart, Merl Reagle

37. Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon (1970)

GP | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Junie Moon's face has been disfigured by ill-gotten burns, and depends on her friends and her wit to cope. She, Warren, and Arthur leave the hospital - they yearn for independence - and ... See full summary »

Writer: Marjorie Kellogg | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Ken Howard, Robert Moore, James Coco

38. The Pearl of Death (1944)

Approved | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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When a valuable pearl with a sinister reputation is stolen, Sherlock Holmes must investigate its link to a series of brutal murders.

Writers: Bertram Millhauser, Arthur Conan Doyle | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Dennis Hoey, Evelyn Ankers

39. The Château (2001)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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54 Metascore

Two brothers go to France to claim the chateau they have inherited.

Writers: Thomas Bidegain, Jesse Peretz | Director: Jesse Peretz | Stars: Paul Rudd, Romany Malco, Sylvie Testud, Benjamin Tessier

40. The Woman in Green (1945)

Approved | 68 min | Mystery

6.9
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Sherlock Holmes investigates when young women around London turn up murdered, each with a finger severed off. Scotland Yard suspects a madman, but Holmes believes the killings to be part of a diabolical plot.

Writers: Bertram Millhauser, Arthur Conan Doyle | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Hillary Brooke, Henry Daniell

41. Spellbound (2002)

G | 97 min | Documentary

7.7
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80 Metascore

Spellbound follows eight teenagers on their quest to win the 1999 National Spelling Bee.

Director: Jeffrey Blitz | Stars: Angela Arenivar, Ubaldo Arenivar, Jorge Arenivar, Scott McGarraugh

42. Feel (2006)

90 min | Drama

5.2
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Over the course of a single day, four different men visit a massage parlor looking for some kind of emotional or physical connection. Simultaneously, the film explores the complex emotional experiences of the women who work there.

Writer: Matt Mahurin | Director: Matt Mahurin | Stars: William Baldwin, Elena Beloff, Tom Bower, Grant Chang

43. So Big (1953)

Approved | 101 min | Drama, Romance, Western

7.0
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After the death of her father and the loss of his fortune, Selina takes a job teaching school in the Dutch community of New Holland. She stays with the Pools and teaches young Roelf piano. ... See full summary »

Writers: Edna Ferber, John Twist | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Jane Wyman, Sterling Hayden, Nancy Olson, Steve Forrest

44. The Little Giant (1933)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.1
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When Prohibition ends, a beer baron sees the writing on the wall, quits the rackets, and tries to break into California society.

Writers: Robert Lord, Wilson Mizner | Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Mary Astor, Helen Vinson, Russell Hopton

45. 12:08 East of Bucharest (2006)

Unrated | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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77 Metascore

It's the 22nd of December. Sixteen years have passed since the revolution, and in a small town Christmas is about to come. Piscoci, an old retired man is preparing for another Christmas ... See full summary »

Writer: Corneliu Porumboiu | Director: Corneliu Porumboiu | Stars: Mircea Andreescu, Teodor Corban, Ion Sapdaru, Mirela Cioaba

46. Top Secret Affair (1957)

100 min | Comedy

6.2
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The head of a large publishing empire is dismayed when a top army general is about to be appointed to an atomic energy committee. She's determined to discredit him prior to the appointment ... See full summary »

Writers: John P. Marquand, Roland Kibbee, Allan Scott | Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: Susan Hayward, Kirk Douglas, Paul Stewart, Jim Backus

47. Baby's Laxative (1931)

46 min | Comedy

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Writer: Georges Feydeau | Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Marguerite Pierry, Jacques Louvigny, Michel Simon, Olga Valéry

48. Naked Boys Singing! (2007)

95 min | Comedy, Musical

5.9
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Musical Review of gay experiences as told through song, stage choreography and full male nudity.

Writers: Stephen Bates, Marie Cain, Shelly Markham, David Pevsner, Mark Savage, Robert Schrock, Rayme Sciaroni, Trance Thompson, Bruce Vilanch, Mark Winkler | Directors: Robert Schrock, Troy Christian | Stars: Andrew Blake Ames, Jason Currie, Jaymes Hodges, Joseph Keane

49. Oscar Wilde (1960)

96 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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Writers: Jo Eisinger, Frank Harris, Leslie Stokes, Sewell Stokes | Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Robert Morley, Phyllis Calvert, Ralph Richardson, John Neville

50. Krapp's Last Tape (2000 TV Movie)

58 min | Drama

5.9
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An old man listens to a tape of himself as a 39 year old.

Writer: Samuel Beckett | Director: Atom Egoyan | Star: John Hurt