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1. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

PG | 115 min | Family, Sci-Fi

7.9
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91 Metascore

A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote, Dee Wallace

Votes: 296,016 | Gross: $434.95M

2. Home (II) (2015)

PG | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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55 Metascore

An alien on the run from his own people makes friends with a girl. He tries to help her on her quest, but can be an interference.

Director: Tim Johnson | Stars: Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin, Jennifer Lopez

Votes: 76,377 | Gross: $177.34M

3. River (2015– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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John River is a brilliant police inspector whose genius lies side-by-side with the fragility of his mind. He is a man haunted by the murder victims whose cases he must lay to rest.

Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Nicola Walker, Lesley Manville, Eddie Marsan

Votes: 9,690

4. Stonehearst Asylum (2014)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.8
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52 Metascore

An Oxford graduate takes up a job in a mental asylum, only to discover that the "revolutionary" new treatments are inhumane and that there is more going on than meets the eye.

Director: Brad Anderson | Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Jim Sturgess, David Thewlis, Brendan Gleeson

Votes: 38,368

5. Temple Grandin (2010 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama

8.3
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A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of the top scientists in the humane livestock handling industry.

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Claire Danes, Julia Ormond, David Strathairn, Catherine O'Hara

Votes: 21,062

6. Man Up (I) (2015)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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69 Metascore

A single woman takes the place of a stranger's blind date, which leads to her finding the perfect boyfriend.

Director: Ben Palmer | Stars: Keir Charles, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Lake Bell, Robert Wilfort

Votes: 36,428

7. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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62 Metascore

British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than advertised, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 78,211 | Gross: $46.38M

8. Dead Man Walking (1995)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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80 Metascore

A nun, while comforting a convicted killer on death row, empathizes with both the killer and his victim's families.

Director: Tim Robbins | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky, Raymond J. Barry

Votes: 75,523 | Gross: $39.03M

9. Funny Face (1957)

Unrated | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.1
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An impromptu fashion shoot at a book store brings about a new fashion model discovery in the shop clerk.

Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson, Michel Auclair

Votes: 20,204

10. ParaNorman (2012)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.0
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72 Metascore

A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse.

Directors: Chris Butler, Sam Fell | Stars: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Tucker Albrizzi

Votes: 77,326 | Gross: $55.99M

11. Doc McStuffins (2012– )

G | 11 min | Animation, Music, Musical

6.9
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Animated series about a 6-year-old girl who communicates with and heals stuffed animals and toys.

Stars: Lara Jill Miller, Kiara Muhammad, Jaden Betts, Lou Esposito

Votes: 1,187

12. Operator (II) (2016)

87 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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Joe, a programmer and obsessive self-quantifier, and Emily, a budding comedy performer, are happily married until they decide to use one another in their work.

Director: Logan Kibens | Stars: Martin Starr, Mae Whitman, Nat Faxon, Cameron Esposito

Votes: 974

13. Village of the Damned (1995)

R | 99 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.6
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A small town's women give birth to unfriendly alien children posing as humans.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Kirstie Alley, Linda Kozlowski, Michael Paré

Votes: 22,776 | Gross: $9.42M

14. Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)

R | 98 min | Horror, Musical, Sci-Fi

6.7
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32 Metascore

A worldwide epidemic encourages a biotech company to launch an organ-financing program similar in nature to a standard car loan. The repossession clause is a killer, however.

Director: Darren Lynn Bousman | Stars: Paul Sorvino, Anthony Head, Alexa PenaVega, Sarah Brightman

Votes: 20,916 | Gross: $0.14M

15. Scrooged (1988)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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38 Metascore

A selfish, cynical T.V. executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, John Glover

Votes: 66,703 | Gross: $60.33M

16. Secrets & Lies (1996)

R | 136 min | Drama

8.0
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91 Metascore

A successful black woman discovers that her birth mother is a underprivileged white woman, but the woman denies it. As emotions run high, everyone's secrets are exposed.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Timothy Spall, Brenda Blethyn, Phyllis Logan, Claire Rushbrook

Votes: 29,827 | Gross: $13.42M

17. Away from Her (2006)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama

7.6
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88 Metascore

A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, Aubrey, a wheelchair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home.

Director: Sarah Polley | Stars: Julie Christie, Michael Murphy, Gordon Pinsent, Stacey LaBerge

Votes: 19,341 | Gross: $15.83M

18. Instinct (1999)

R | 126 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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43 Metascore

When a noted anthropologist who left society to live in the jungle is imprisoned for murder, it's up to a young psychiatrist to get through to him.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Cuba Gooding Jr., Donald Sutherland, Maura Tierney

Votes: 27,969 | Gross: $34.10M

19. Code 46 (2003)

R | 93 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.2
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57 Metascore

A futuristic Brief Encounter (1945), this is a love story in which the romance is doomed by genetic incompatibility.

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Tim Robbins, Samantha Morton, Om Puri, Togo Igawa

Votes: 18,477 | Gross: $0.20M

20. Elsa & Fred (2014)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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49 Metascore

"Elsa and Fred" is the story of two people who at the end of the road, discover that it's never too late to love and make dreams come true. Elsa has lived for the past 60 years dreaming of ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Radford | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Christopher Plummer, Marcia Gay Harden, Wendell Pierce

Votes: 2,237

21. Adoration (2008)

R | 100 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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64 Metascore

For his French-class assignment, a high school student weaves his family history in a news story involving terrorism, and goes on to invite an Internet audience in on the resulting controversy.

Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Devon Bostick, Rachel Blanchard, Louca Tassone, Kenneth Welsh

Votes: 2,844 | Gross: $0.29M

22. Sally Hemings: An American Scandal (2000 TV Movie)

Unrated | 251 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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Epic television miniseries exploring the complicated relationship of Thomas Jefferson and slave Sally Hemings, who conducted a 38 year love affair, spanning an ocean, ultimately producing children, grandchildren, and lots of controversy.

Director: Charles Haid | Stars: Sam Neill, Carmen Ejogo, Diahann Carroll, Mare Winningham

Votes: 379

23. Tabu (1977)

Drama

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Investigates and sheds light on various sexual identities and sexual peculiarities outside the accepted sexual norms.

Director: Vilgot Sjöman | Stars: Kjell Bergqvist, Lickå Sjöman, Halvar Björk, Gunnar Björnstrand

Votes: 82

24. La belle verte (1996)

99 min | Comedy

7.2
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The "Green Planet" belongs to another solar system. Through the simplicity of their lifestyle those who live there are a real step ahead of us: they spend their time concentrating their ... See full summary »

Director: Coline Serreau | Stars: Coline Serreau, Vincent Lindon, James Thierrée, Samuel Tasinaje

Votes: 2,975

25. Matterhorn (2013)

87 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A lonely widower finds himself facing both his own regrets and his devout Calvinist community when he takes a deranged vagrant into his home.

Director: Diederik Ebbinge | Stars: Ton Kas, René van 't Hof, Porgy Franssen, Ariane Schluter

Votes: 1,454

26. Judge Minty (2013)

27 min | Short, Action, Drama

7.3
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An aging judge becomes empathic and decides to retire. By law, every judge that opts for retirement receives full honors and must leave Mega-City One to find a good death in the wastelands ruled by savage gangs, beasts and anarchy.

Director: Steven Sterlacchini | Stars: Edmund Dehn, Greg Staples, Mark Watson, Peter Seddon

Votes: 261

27. Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream (2012)

70 min | Documentary

7.5
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Filmmaker Alex Gibney investigates the fact that the 400 richest Americans control more wealth than the 150 million people in the bottom 50 percent of the population.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Alex Gibney, Jack Abramoff, Michele Bachmann, Bruce Bartlett

Votes: 987

28. Bold Native (2010)

R | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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Charlie Cranehill, an animal liberator wanted for domestic terrorism, emerges from the underground to coordinate a nationwide action as his estranged CEO father tries to find him before the FBI does.

Director: Denis Henry Hennelly | Stars: Joaquin Pastor, Randolph Mantooth, Sheila Vand, Matt Shea

Votes: 462

29. Kaze no naka no mendori (1948)

84 min | Drama

7.7
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A man returns from World War II to find his desperate wife has resorted to one night of prostitution to pay for their son's hospital bills.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Kinuyo Tanaka, Shûji Sano, Chieko Murata, Chishû Ryû

Votes: 899

30. Border Cop (1980)

R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

4.6
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US Border Patrol agent Frank Cooper is keeping a fine balance between doing his duty and empathizing with illegal Mexican border jumpers in 1970s California.

Director: Christopher Leitch | Stars: Telly Savalas, Danny De La Paz, Eddie Albert, Michael V. Gazzo

Votes: 215

31. Reach for Me (2008)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Dying is hell - and Alvin's going to make sure everyone knows it. Academy Award nominees Seymour Cassell & Alfre Woodard star. AARP Movies for Grownups Award-winner.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Seymour Cassel, Johnny Whitworth, Lacey Chabert, Alfre Woodard

Votes: 219

32. 31 minutos (2003–2014)

31 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

9.1
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A "news show" featuring only puppets. In its 31 minutes of run-time, includes "the green note", interviews, a musical ranking and lots of fun for kids and adults.

Stars: Pedro Peirano, Daniel Castro, Alvaro Díaz, Rodrigo Salinas

Votes: 492

33. The Animals Film (1981)

Not Rated | 136 min | Documentary

8.3
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The film offers a comprehensive examination of the exploitation of animals in modern society.

Directors: Myriam Alaux, Victor Schonfeld | Stars: Julie Christie, Richard Course, Sandy Dennis, Robin Howard

Votes: 104

34. Garbage Dreams (2009)

79 min | Documentary

7.6
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67 Metascore

A look at the lives of Egyptian trash collectors.

Director: Mai Iskander

Votes: 132

35. The Secrets of the Keys (2016 Video)

109 min | Drama

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After Elizabeth, a motivational speaker and author, gets a life-altering call from her doctor, she must make a decision whether or not to accept a position that would have her straddling a life between two worlds.

Director: Michael Su | Stars: Kathryn Peters Brinkley, Robin Jay, Brian Tracy, Farida Akadiri

36. I Am an Animal: The Story of Ingrid Newkirk and PETA (2007)

72 min | Documentary

7.1
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A candid and introspective look at the extreme beliefs and motives of Ingrid Newkirk, the British-born co-founder and driving force behind People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the world's largest animal-rights organization.

Director: Matthew Galkin | Stars: Pamela Anderson, Marc Bouwer, Ralph Dell, Priscilla Feral

Votes: 272

37. Behind the Mask (2006)

72 min | Documentary

7.5
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Behind the Mask: The Story Of The People Who Risk Everything To Save Animals is a 2006 documentary film about the Animal Liberation Front. It took three years of filming, interviewing, and editing to complete.

Director: Shannon Keith | Stars: Melanie Arnold, Steven Best, Mel Broughton, Rod Coronado

Votes: 161

38. Your Mommy Kills Animals! (2007)

R | 105 min | Documentary

6.5
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An in-depth look at the animal rights movement and the FBI's recent declaration calling them the number one domestic terrorist threat to the United States.

Director: Curt Johnson | Stars: Greg Kelly, Paul Watson, Annemarie Lucas, Suzanne Whang

Votes: 186

39. The Writer (2004)

Not Rated | 50 min | Fantasy, Thriller

7.1
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Emmy-award winner Terry Becker and superstar band Radiohead lend their talents to a timeless story of individuals who have the ability to write people's dreams. The Writer chronicles the ... See full summary »

Director: Chad Michael | Stars: Terry Becker, Jeff Jordan, Kelli McNeil, Marilyn McIntyre

Votes: 15

40. A.L.F. (2012)

96 min | Drama

6.9
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What happened, that 24th of December? This is what officer Chartier wants to find out. To understand, he will have to go back 48 hours earlier to Franck's Christmas eve. Franck is an ... See full summary »

Director: Jérôme Lescure | Stars: Alexandre Laigner, Alice Pehlivanyan, Jean-Pierre Loustau, Stéphane Rouabah

Votes: 101

41. Les gaîtés de l'escadron (1932)

85 min | Comedy

6.1
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Add a Plot

Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Raimu, Jean Gabin, Fernandel, René Donnio

Votes: 123

42. Gone Batty (2018)

Documentary | Pre-production

A documentary showcasing several Australian fruit bat carers, and the animals they look after.

Director: Martin Horlacher | Stars: Martin Horlacher, Morandir Armson, Merryn Tendys, Maddy Jones

43. Ladder of Philosophy (2019)

Documentary | Announced

Four philosophers - an atheist, an agnostic, a Christian, and a Hindu - settle down to discuss life, reason, faith, and whatever else comes to mind.

Director: Martin Horlacher | Star: Martin Horlacher

44. Fear of Life (2020)

Documentary | Announced

A documentary looking at one of Australia's biggest and deadliest killers - suicide.

Director: Martin Horlacher | Stars: Garry McDonald, Matthew Reilly, Charlotte Dawson, Martin Horlacher

45. Censor (2017)

Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller | Post-production

In the not-so-distant future the computer game industry reaches its fullest flower. Virtual reality is indistinguishable from real life. The government launches Department C to control the ... See full summary »

Director: Konstantin Shelepov | Stars: Stepan Beketov, Pavel Mihailov, Galina Sumina, Sergey Mardar

46. Empathy (2006)

37 min | Short, Drama

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A terrible car accident connects four stories, each involving characters dealing with emptiness, regret, and life's harsh realities. A look on what drives us sometimes to go through ugly actions, although deep inside we are positive.

Stars: Adva Buleh, Orna Katz, Salwa Nakkara, Zvika Shwartzberg

Votes: 11

47. Equal Strength (2011)

103 min | Action, Drama

8.2
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Taylor Westrom will quickly learn that to accomplish his noble mission of saving millions of animals he must confront his own boss who is linked to illegal operations with a group of ... See full summary »

Director: Ika Santamaria | Stars: Ryan Tesauro, Noa Lindberg, Brent Battles, Kira Stockwell

Votes: 25

48. Angels of Mercy? (2006 TV Short)

19 min | Documentary, Short

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Documentary on the legendary Animal Liberation Front activist Keith Mann.

Director: Yousaf Ali Khan | Stars: John Curtin, Celia Hammond, Angela Hamp, Doreen Mann

49. Aurora: Il sogno della liberazione (2011)

72 min | Drama

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"Aurora - The Dream of Liberation" tells the story of a girl who joins a group that frees the animals from laboratories.

Director: Piercarlo Paderno | Stars: Sara Alfieri, Giulia Cailotto, Gianni Fiorito, Alfredo Gabanetti

50. The Really Terrible Orchestra (2005)

10 min | Short

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Established in 1995, The Really Terrible Orchestra provides refuge for the cream of Edinburgh's musically disadvantaged...

Director: Edward Brooke-Hitching