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1. Lost & Found (I) (1999)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

5.0
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19 Metascore

In order to impress his beautiful French neighbor, Dylan Ramsey dognaps her pet pooch so he can return him and become a hero. Unfortunately, things do not work out as planned.

Director: Jeff Pollack | Stars: David Spade, Sophie Marceau, Ever Carradine, Stephanie Chang

Votes: 5,549 | Gross: $6.55M

2. The White Countess (2005)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.7
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60 Metascore

Set in 1930s Shanghai, where a blind American diplomat develops a curious relationship with a young Russian refugee who works odd -- and sometimes illicit -- jobs to support members of her dead husband's aristocratic family.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Natasha Richardson, Vanessa Redgrave, Lynn Redgrave

Votes: 5,307 | Gross: $1.67M

3. Anastasia (1956)

Unrated | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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An opportunistic Russian businessman tries to pass a mysterious impostor as the Grand Duchess Anastasia. But she is so convincing in her performance that even the biggest skeptics believe her.

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Helen Hayes, Akim Tamiroff

Votes: 5,777

4. Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)

GP | 183 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Tsar Nicholas II, the inept monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman, Roderic Noble, Ania Marson

Votes: 3,307

5. The Lost Wife

Drama, Romance | Pre-production

A Polish art student's love affair with her best friend's older brother is torn apart by the German invasion.

Star: Daisy Ridley

6. An American Rhapsody (2001)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama

6.9
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51 Metascore

A young Hungarian girl struggles to find her place in the world when she's reunited with her parents in the USA years after she was left behind during their flight from the communist country in the 1950s.

Director: Éva Gárdos | Stars: Nastassja Kinski, Scarlett Johansson, Raffaella Bánsági, Tony Goldwyn

Votes: 3,284 | Gross: $0.85M

7. Horatio Hornblower 3 (2003 TV Movie)

125 min | Adventure, Drama, War

8.2
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Hornblower is given a dangerous mission to deliver an emigre French nobleman to a secret rendezvous near Brest while coping with enemy agents in his own ranks.

Director: Andrew Grieve | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, Paul McGann, Greg Wise

Votes: 2,409

8. Land of Plenty (2004)

123 min | Drama, War

6.5
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62 Metascore

A drama that investigates anxiety and disillusionment in America.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Michelle Williams, John Diehl, Wendell Pierce, Shaun Toub

Votes: 3,341

9. Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel (2011)

PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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69 Metascore

A look at the life and work of the influential fashion editor of Harpers Bazaar, Diana Vreeland.

Directors: Lisa Immordino Vreeland, Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt, Frédéric Tcheng | Stars: Diana Vreeland, Richard Avedon, David Bailey, Lauren Bacall

Votes: 1,036 | Gross: $1.00M

10. The Lady and the Duke (2001)

PG-13 | 129 min | Drama, History, War

6.9
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72 Metascore

During the French Revolution, a Scottish aristocrat and her former lover, the Duke of Orleans, find themselves on opposite sides of the conflict.

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Lucy Russell, Jean-Claude Dreyfus, Alain Libolt, Charlotte Véry

Votes: 2,074 | Gross: $0.33M

11. Sorry, Haters (2005)

83 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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43 Metascore

Against the anxieties and fears of post-9/11 America, an Arab cab driver picks up a troubled professional woman with unexpected results.

Director: Jeff Stanzler | Stars: Robin Wright, Abdellatif Kechiche, Élodie Bouchez, Aasif Mandvi

Votes: 1,293 | Gross: $0.01M

12. Kolya (1996)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.8
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Franta Louka is a concert cellist in Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia, a confirmed bachelor and a lady's man. Having lost his place in the state orchestra, he must make ends meet by playing ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Sverák | Stars: Zdenek Sverák, Andrey Khalimon, Libuse Safránková, Ondrej Vetchý

Votes: 12,260 | Gross: $5.73M

13. Arch of Triumph (1948)

Approved | 120 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.3
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Illegal refugees lead dark lives in pre-World War II Paris.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, Charles Laughton, Louis Calhern

Votes: 1,033 | Gross: $1.40M

14. Seducing Maarya (2000)

107 min | Drama, Romance

5.3
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Vijay Chatterjee was born in British India, and his dad was a freedom fighter. Unable to handle the riots between Hindus and Muslims in the late 40s, the Chatterjees first immigrated to ... See full summary »

Director: Hunt Hoe | Stars: Nandana Sen, Cas Anvar, Vijay Mehta, Ryan Hollyman

Votes: 127

15. The Accompanist (1992)

PG | 102 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.1
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In Nazi-occupied Paris, a young accompanist named Sophie Vasseur gets a job with famed singer Irene Brice. As Irene's husband Charles, a businessman collaborating with the Nazis, wrestles ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Richard Bohringer, Elena Safonova, Romane Bohringer, Samuel Labarthe

Votes: 675 | Gross: $0.73M

16. Western (1997)

124 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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Catalonian Paco is a traveling rep for a shoe manufacturer. When he stops to pick up Russian emigree hitchhiker Nino, Paco soon finds himself on the side of the road with everything stolen ... See full summary »

Director: Manuel Poirier | Stars: Sergi López, Sacha Bourdo, Élisabeth Vitali, Marie Matheron

Votes: 936 | Gross: $0.20M

17. Why Not? (1981)

151 min | Drama

7.0
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Near the turbulent end of the Edo era, a man returning to Japan after exile in America searches for his wife and becomes swept up in the current of revolution in this incisive period drama from the great Shohei Imamura.

Director: Shôhei Imamura | Stars: Shigeru Izumiya, Kaori Momoi, Masao Kusakari, Ken Ogata

Votes: 405

18. Music in My Heart (1940)

Approved | 70 min | Musical, Romance

6.3
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Rita Hayworth co-stars with famed recording artist Tony Martin in this musical comedy featuring the music of Andre Kostelanetz and his orchestra. Following various comic misunderstandings, ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Santley | Stars: Tony Martin, Rita Hayworth, Edith Fellows, Andre Kostelanetz and His Orchestra

Votes: 283

19. Balalaika (1939)

102 min | Musical, Romance

6.5
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A Russian prince disguised as a worker and a cafe singer secretly involved in revolutionary activities fall in love.

Director: Reinhold Schünzel | Stars: Nelson Eddy, Ilona Massey, Charles Ruggles, Frank Morgan

Votes: 208

20. Flesh (1932)

Passed | 96 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Gifted German wrestler Polokai falls in love with ex-con Laura, who persuades him to emigrate to America and gets him involved with crooked promoters.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Wallace Beery, Ricardo Cortez, Karen Morley, Jean Hersholt

Votes: 349

21. Lunch with Charles (2001)

102 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Three years ago, April's career allowed her to emmigrate to Canada. She has been working happily ever since. Her personal life, however, is in turmoil. Her husband, Tong, remains in Hong ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Parker | Stars: Ching Wan Lau, Nicholas Lea, Theresa Lee, Bif Naked

Votes: 124

22. Der Fall Gleiwitz (1961)

70 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.0
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Re-enacted true story of successful assault by Nazis, posing as Poles, on a German border radio station so that Hitler could "justify" thereby his invasion of Poland.

Director: Gerhard Klein | Stars: Hannjo Hasse, Christoph Beyertt, Wolfgang Kalweit, Georg Leopold

Votes: 199

23. Various Positions (2002)

81 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Director: Ori Kowarsky | Stars: Tygh Runyan, Carly Pope, L. Harvey Gold, Marie Stillin

Votes: 71

24. Muchos pedazos de algo (2015)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.4
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In the middle of the sexual jungle of a music festival in Spain, a group of youngsters try to achieve their dreams.

Director: David Yáñez | Stars: Saúl Blasco, Macarena Buera, Laura Contreras, Alba Gallego

Votes: 8

25. Flight North (1986)

117 min | Drama

6.2
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Director: Ingemo Engström | Stars: Katharina Thalbach, Jukka-Pekka Palo, Lena Olin, Tom Pöysti

Votes: 33

26. Good Kurds, Bad Kurds: No Friends But the Mountains (2000)

72 min | Documentary, War

6.0
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A war of national liberation or a war against terrorism? Film-maker and acclaimed freelance journalist Kevin McKiernan poses this question at the outset of this stirring, provocative film ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin McKiernan

Votes: 74

27. Family Secret (2001)

PG | 58 min | Documentary, Family

6.3
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The director's mother receives a letter from Romania. "I'm looking for the trace of Dr. Ionel Florian Rapaport family." The director travels to Romania and France and learns of her father's... See full summary »

Director: Pola Rapaport | Stars: Pierre Radulescu-Banu, Marjorie O'Brien-Rapaport, Jill Rapaport, Andrei Radulescu-Banu

Votes: 6

28. The Exiles (1989)

116 min | Documentary, War

7.1
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A chronicle of the rescue of oppressed intellectuals and artists from Europe before the outbreak of World War II. It studies the cultural and intellectual impact of this emigre population on American life.

Director: Richard Kaplan | Stars: Fritz Lang, Rod Serling, Rod Steiger, Billy Wilder

Votes: 18

29. Virgin Territory: The Making of 'The Virgin Queen' (2008 Video)

Documentary, Short

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Directors: John Cork, Lisa Van Eyssen | Stars: John Cork, Deborah Harkness, Rick Jewell, Michael Merrill

30. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 3 September 1951 (1951)

History, News

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Hazlitt and Huie interview Princess Alexandra Kropotkin, a Russian émigré on internal opposition to Josef Stalin and his regime, the Soviet secret police and the possibility of an effective underground developing in the Soviet Union.

Director: Alan Cartoun | Stars: Henry Hazlitt, William Bradford Huie, Frank Knight, Alexandra Kropotkin