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1. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically skilled, adolescent nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.
3. Bicycle Thieves (1948)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama
A man and his son search for a stolen bicycle vital for his job.
Writers: Luigi Bartolini, Cesare Zavattini, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Vittorio De Sica, Oreste Biancoli, Adolfo Franci, Gerardo Guerrieri | Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell, Gino Saltamerenda
6. Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)
R | 131 min | Drama, Music, Romance
When a fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during WWII, his fiancee falls in love with the local Italian commander.
7. Anna and the King (1999)
PG-13 | 148 min | Drama, History, Romance
The story of the romance between the King of Siam and widowed British schoolteacher, Anna Leonowens, during the 1860s.
8. Not Without My Daughter (1991)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Thriller
An American woman, trapped in Islamic Iran by her brutish husband, must find a way to escape with her daughter as well.
9. Dangerous Beauty (1998)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A Venetian courtesan becomes a hero to her city, but later becomes the target of an inquisition by the Church for witchcraft.
10. The Taming of the Shrew (1967)
Approved | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Brutish, fortune-hunting scoundrel Petruchio tames his wealthy shrewish wife, Katharina.
11. Viridiana (1961)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama
Viridiana, a young nun about to take her final vows, pays a visit to her widowed uncle at the request of her Mother Superior.
12. The Leopard (1963)
PG | 187 min | Drama
The Prince of Salina, a noble aristocrat of impeccable integrity, tries to preserve his family and class amid the tumultuous social upheavals of 1860's Sicily.
Writers: Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Pasquale Festa Campanile, Enrico Medioli, Massimo Franciosa, Luchino Visconti | Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Claudia Cardinale, Paolo Stoppa
13. Walkaway (2010)
Unrated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
Four intersecting stories, each exploring different aspects of love and companionship, as four friends struggle to find their way through the meanders of Indian matrimony, in a bittersweet ... See full summary »
14. City of Joy (1992)
PG-13 | 132 min | Drama
Hazari Pal lives in a small village in Bihar, India, with his dad, mom, wife, Kamla, daughter, Amrita, and two sons, Shambhu and Manooj. As the Pal are unable to repay the loan they had ... See full summary »
16. The Pirate (1948)
Approved | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical
A girl is engaged to the local richman, but meanwhile she has dreams about the legendary pirate Macoco. A traveling singer falls in love with her and to impress her he poses as the pirate.
17. Pocketful of Miracles (1961)
Approved | 136 min | Comedy, Drama
A New York gangster and his girlfriend attempt to turn street beggar Apple Annie into a society lady when the peddler learns her daughter is marrying royalty.
18. Nights of Cabiria (1957)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
A waifish prostitute wanders the streets of Rome looking for true love but finds only heartbreak.
19. The Soul Keeper (2002)
Not Rated | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Seduced by Jung, killed by hate, redeemed by history. In 1905 a 19-year-old Russian girl suffering from severe hysteria is admitted into a psychiatric hospital in Zurich. A young doctor, ... See full summary »
Writers: Aldo Carotenuto, Gianni Arduini, Giampiero Rigosi, Hugh Fleetwood, Alessandro Defilippi, Roberto Faenza, François Cohen-Séat, Elda Ferri | Director: Roberto Faenza | Stars: Iain Glen, Emilia Fox, Craig Ferguson, Caroline Ducey
20. The Color of Paradise (1999)
PG | 90 min | Drama, Family
Mohammad, a boy at Tehran's institute for the blind, waits for his dad to pick him up for summer vacation. While waiting, he realizes a baby bird has fallen from its nest: he chases away a ... See full summary »
22. Dream Wife (1953)
Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
Clemson Reade, a business tycoon with marriage on his mind, and Effie, a U.S. diplomat, are a modern couple. Unfortunately there seems to be too much business and not enough pleasure on the... See full summary »
25. Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958)
Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Crime
A motley quintet of inept small-time thieves bungle the burglary of a local pawnshop in this Italian farce.
27. À Nous la Liberté (1931)
Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Musical
A famous left-wing satirical comedy about two ex-convicts, one of whom escaped jail and then worked his way up from salesman to factory owner, where he oversees a highly mechanized ... See full summary »
28. Call Me Madam (1953)
Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Washington hostess Sally Adams becomes a Truman-era US ambassador to a European grand duchy.
29. The Nun (1966)
GP | 135 min | Drama
In eighteenth-century France a girl (Suzanne Simonin) is forced against her will to take vows as a nun. Three mothers superior (Madame de Moni, Sister Sainte-Christine, and Madame de ... See full summary »
30. Lajja (2001)
Unrated | 202 min | Drama, Musical, Crime
Vaidehi (Manisha Koirala) gets married to Raghuvir (Jackie Shroff), an NRI. Suffering the agony of an unhappy marriage, she decides to run away from him when she learns that she is pregnant... See full summary »
31. Blackboards (2000)
88 min | Drama, War
Itinerant Kurdish teachers, carrying blackboards on their backs, look for students in the hills and villages of Iran, near the Iraqi border during the Iran-Iraq war. Said falls in with a ... See full summary »
32. Tango Charlie (2005)
Action, Drama, War
Indian Army Sepoy Tarun Chauhan is assigned to proceed to Northeastern part of India that has been rocked by riots and violence with orders to report to his superior, Havaldar Mohammed Ali.... See full summary »
33. The Pied Piper (1972)
G | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Greed, corruption, ignorance, and disease. Midsummer, 1349: the Black Death reaches northern Germany. Minstrels go to Hamelin for the Mayor's daughter's wedding to the Baron's son. He wants... See full summary »
34. Que Viva Mexico (1979)
90 min | Documentary, Drama, Western
Eisenstein shows us Mexico in this movie, its history and its culture. He believes, that Mexico can become a modern state.
35. Madame Bovary (1949)
Passed | 114 min | Drama, Romance
A provincial doctor's wife's romantic illusions about life and social status lead her to betray her naive husband, take on lovers and run up ruinous debts.
36. The Mystic Masseur (2001)
PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama
In 1950s Trinidad, a frustrated writer supports himself as a masseur--and soon becomes a revered mystic and politico.
38. Jawani Zindabad (1990)
Shashi, Akbar and a group of young people pledge never to give nor receive dowry. Acting against his mother's wishes, Shashi marries Sugandha Srivastav, and does not accept any dowry. He ... See full summary »
39. Matrubhoomi: A Nation Without Women (2003)
99 min | Drama
A woman, attended by two midwives, is giving birth in a small village in India. When the child's cry rings, the father bangs on a steel plate to attract the attention of all the villagers, ... See full summary »
40. The Clandestine Marriage (1999)
90 min | Comedy
A period film, set around an English country house whose owners want to arrange a marriage of convenience between their elder daughter and an aristocratic heir of a hard-up noble family. ... See full summary »
41. Schalcken the Painter (1979 TV Movie)
68 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Can Schalcken save his love, Rose, from the clutches of a ghastly suitor before it is too late?
42. Maria Marten, or The Murder in the Red Barn (1935)
Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama
In 1820's rural England, a young girl is tricked by tales of marriage by a villainous Squire, and when she becomes pregnant, and disappears, a gipsy lad is blamed.
43. Love Is News (1937)
Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance
Financier's daughter spars with newspaper reporter: he by writing about her, she by announcing their engagement.
44. Champagne Charlie (1936)
Approved | 59 min | Crime, Drama
The story is told in flashback. Backers want a gambler to marry a rich girl for her dowry. When he double-crosses them he's murdered and the murderer blackmails the girl. Then he is murdered.
45. The Childhood of Maxim Gorky (1938)
98 min | Biography, Drama
This haunting, unforgettable film, based upon Maxim Gorky's 1913 autobiography, shows a twelve-year-old's journey in life against the tumultuous backdrop of 19th century Russia. With ... See full summary »
46. Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! (2005)
Comedy, Family, Musical
Adi Chachu faces a dilemma - and it's a big one! What if YOU were told by the God of Death himself you had only 15 minutes of life left? What would YOU do?!
49. The Son-Daughter (1932)
Passed | 79 min | Drama
A large group of Chinese immigrants in San Francisco is clandestinely donating whatever money they earn to smuggle arms into China for the rebels in their fight against the centuries old ... See full summary »
28 min | Short, Drama, Family
A family of Polish immigrants has a difficult time adjusting to life in the United States. The story centers on the son, named Janek, who has trouble fitting in at school and with his family.