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1. The Sixth Sense (1999)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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64 Metascore

A boy who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist.

Writer: M. Night Shyamalan | Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams

2. Legally Blonde (2001)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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59 Metascore

When a blonde sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend, she decides to follow him to law school to get him back and, once there, learns she has more legal savvy than she ever imagined.

Writers: Amanda Brown, Karen McCullah, Kirsten Smith | Director: Robert Luketic | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair, Matthew Davis

3. A Royal Affair (2012)

R | 137 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.6
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73 Metascore

A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever.

Writers: Bodil Steensen-Leth, Rasmus Heisterberg, Nikolaj Arcel | Director: Nikolaj Arcel | Stars: Alicia Vikander, Mads Mikkelsen, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Trine Dyrholm

4. Man on the Moon (1999)

R | 118 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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58 Metascore

The life and career of a legendary comedian, Andy Kaufman.

Writers: Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski | Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito, Gerry Becker, Greyson Erik Pendry

5. The Holy Mountain (1973)

R | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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This film gives the omniscient view of what social engineering caused by greed has done to the modern world, but shows us how to live and not give in to a material world.

Writer: Alejandro Jodorowsky | Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky | Stars: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Horacio Salinas, Zamira Saunders, Juan Ferrara

6. I Heart Huckabees (2004)

R | 107 min | Comedy

6.8
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55 Metascore

A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.

Writers: David O. Russell, Jeff Baena | Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Jude Law, Naomi Watts, Mark Wahlberg

7. Peaceful Warrior (2006)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.3
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40 Metascore

A chance encounter with a stranger changes the life of a college gymnast.

Writers: Kevin Bernhardt, Dan Millman | Director: Victor Salva | Stars: Scott Mechlowicz, Nick Nolte, Amy Smart, Tim DeKay

8. The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)

PG | 111 min | Comedy

7.3
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53 Metascore

A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.

Writers: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Sam Raimi | Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Tim Robbins, Paul Newman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Charles Durning

9. Bulletproof Monk (2003)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

5.4
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40 Metascore

Based on the very underground comic book, a Tibetan monk becomes a mentor to a young street kid whom he can teach to protect a scroll.

Writers: Ethan Reiff, Cyrus Voris | Director: Paul Hunter | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Seann William Scott, Jaime King, Karel Roden

10. El Topo (1970)

Not Rated | 125 min | Western

7.5
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El Topo decides to confront warrior Masters on a trans-formative desert journey he begins with his 6 year old son, who must bury his childhood totems to become a man. El Topo (the mole) ... See full summary »

Writer: Alejandro Jodorowsky | Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky | Stars: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Brontis Jodorowsky, José Legarreta, Alfonso Arau

11. Beverly Hills Ninja (1997)

PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Comedy

5.4
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27 Metascore

An unlikely man raised by ninjas, goes against a counterfeiter with the help of the criminal's girlfriend.

Writers: Mark Feldberg, Mitchell Klebanoff | Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Chris Farley, Nicollette Sheridan, Robin Shou, Nathaniel Parker

12. Kundun (1997)

PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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74 Metascore

From childhood to adulthood, Tibet's fourteenth Dalai Lama deals with Chinese oppression and other problems.

Writer: Melissa Mathison | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong, Gyurme Tethong, Tulku Jamyang Kunga Tenzin, Tenzin Yeshi Paichang

13. Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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72 Metascore

A woman searching for the perfect man instead discovers the perfect woman.

Writers: Heather Juergensen, Jennifer Westfeldt | Director: Charles Herman-Wurmfeld | Stars: Jennifer Westfeldt, Heather Juergensen, Tovah Feldshuh, Esther Wurmfeld

14. Little Buddha (1993)

PG | 123 min | Drama

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Lama Norbu comes to Seattle in search of the reincarnation of his dead teacher, Lama Dorje. His search leads him to young Jesse Conrad, Raju, a waif from Kathmandu, and an upper class ... See full summary »

Writers: Bernardo Bertolucci, Rudy Wurlitzer, Mark Peploe | Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Bridget Fonda, Ruocheng Ying, Chris Isaak

15. August (2008)

R | 88 min | Drama

5.4
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39 Metascore

August centers on two brothers fighting to keep their start-up company afloat on Wall Street during August 2001, a month before the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Writer: Howard A. Rodman | Director: Austin Chick | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Naomie Harris, Adam Scott, Robin Tunney

16. Neal Cassady (2007)

80 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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The story of what happened to Neal Cassady after Jack Kerouac's "On The Road" came out. Deals primarily with Neal's relationship to his fictional alter-ego, Dean Moriarty.

Writer: Noah Buschel | Director: Noah Buschel | Stars: Tate Donovan, Amy Ryan, Glenn Fitzgerald, Chris Bauer

17. Casanova (1976)

R | 155 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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Casanova is a libertine, collecting seductions and sexual feats. But he is really interested in someone, and is he really an interesting person ? Is he really alive ?

Writers: Giacomo Casanova, Federico Fellini, Bernardino Zapponi | Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Tina Aumont, Cicely Browne, Carmen Scarpitta

18. Fist of the North Star (1986)

Not Rated | 110 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.2
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After a nuclear holocaust tears the world apart, mankind is forced to the harshness of not only the oppression of others who are much more powerful, but the dead earth which seems to be ... See full summary »

Writers: Buronson, Tetsuo Hara, Susumu Takaku, Tom Wyner | Director: Toyoo Ashida | Stars: Akira Kamiya, Yuriko Yamamoto, Kenji Utsumi, Chikao Ohtsuka

19. Milarepa (2006)

PG | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

7.1
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52 Metascore

Milarepa is a tale of greed and vengeance - demons, magic, murder and redemption. It is the story of the man who became Tibet's greatest mystic.

Writers: Neten Chokling, Tenzing Choyang Gyari | Director: Neten Chokling | Stars: Orgyen Tobgyal, Kelsang Chukie Tethtong, Jamyang Lodro, Jamyang Nyima

20. Zen (2009)

127 min | Biography, Drama

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'Zen' Buddhist teacher Dogen Zenji is a very important religious person during the Kamakura period, 750 years ago. After his mother died, he decides to move to China and settle as a ... See full summary »

Writers: Banmei Takahashi, Tetsuo Ôtani | Director: Banmei Takahashi | Stars: Kankurô Nakamura, Yuki Uchida, Ryushin Tei, Kengo Kôra

21. Siddhartha (1972)

R | 89 min | Drama, Mystery

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80 Metascore

The story of a young Indian who embarks upon a journey to find the meaning of existence. Based on the novel by Hermann Hesse.

Writers: Hermann Hesse, Conrad Rooks, Natasha Ullman, Paul Mayersberg | Director: Conrad Rooks | Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Simi Garewal, Romesh Sharma, Pinchoo Kapoor

22. Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East?: A Zen Fable (1989)

137 min | Drama

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Three people live in a remote Buddhist monastery near Mount Chonan: Hyegok, the old master; Yong Nan, a young man who has left his extended family in the city to seek enlightenment - Hyegok... See full summary »

Writer: Yong-Kyun Bae | Director: Yong-Kyun Bae | Stars: Yi Pan-Yong, Sin Won-Sop, Hae-Jin Huang, Su-Myong Ko

23. Running on Karma (2003)

93 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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A monk turned body-builder, with the gift to see into people's lives, befriends a female cop, and uses his gift to change the force of Karma and her destiny.

Writers: Ka-Fai Wai, Nai-Hoi Yau, Kin-Yee Au, Tin-Shing Yip | Directors: Johnnie To, Ka-Fai Wai | Stars: Andy Lau, Cecilia Cheung, Siu-Fai Cheung, Wong Chun

24. Civilisation (1969– )

50 min | Documentary, History, Music

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Stars: Kenneth Clark, Nicholas Blake, William Devlin, Ronald Lacey

25. Red Hot and Blue (1990 TV Movie)

88 min | Music

7.5
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Contemporary pop performers reinterpreting several songs of Cole Porter, in music videos directed by established directors.

Directors: Percy Adlon, David Byrne, Alex Cox, Jonathan Demme, Philippe Gautier, Jim Jarmusch, Neil Jordan, Edward Lachman, Adelle Lutz, John Maybury, Steve McLean, Sandy McLeod, Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Zak Ove, Mark Pellington, Roger Pomphrey, Matthew Rolston, John Scarlett-Davies, Wim Wenders | Stars: Afrika Bambaataa, Bono, David Byrne, Neneh Cherry

26. Follow Me Home (1996)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama

7.1
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Three muralists (one Chicano, one Black, one American Indian) and the socially-maladjusted cousin of the Chicano muralist set off on a road trip with the intent of painting their images on ... See full summary »

Writer: Peter Bratt | Director: Peter Bratt | Stars: Alfre Woodard, Jesse Borrego, Salma Hayek, Calvin Levels

27. God Is Great and I'm Not (2001)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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37 Metascore

Michèle, 20 years old, feels terrible after having broken up with her boy-friend. She meets Francois, who's a veterinarian and jewish. Michèle decides to convert into Judaism because she ... See full summary »

Writers: Alain Tasma, Pascale Bailly | Director: Pascale Bailly | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Edouard Baer, Julie Depardieu, Catherine Jacob

28. The Libertine (2000)

100 min | Comedy, History

6.1
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The 'philosopher' (modernist intellectual of the French 18th-century Enlightenment) Denis Diderot is part of an aristocratic circle which practices the libertarian principles on the rural ... See full summary »

Writers: Gabriel Aghion, Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt | Director: Gabriel Aghion | Stars: Vincent Perez, Fanny Ardant, Josiane Balasko, Michel Serrault

29. 1 Giant Leap (2002)

155 min | Documentary, Music

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Writers: Duncan Bridgeman, Jamie Catto | Directors: Duncan Bridgeman, Jamie Catto | Stars: Asha Bhosle, Whirimako Black, Tim Booth, Duncan Bridgeman

30. Alien Nation: Millennium (1996 TV Movie)

90 min | Sci-Fi

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It's 1999, and as the end of the millenium approaches, people are attempting to find spiritual enlightenment. But a few people want to skip all the work that entails, and a holy Tenktonese ... See full summary »

Creator: Kenneth Johnson | Director: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint, Michele Scarabelli, Terri Treas

31. Alone (III) (2014)

Adventure, Drama, Mystery | Completed

In the course of twenty-four hours, a man could lose his job, his house, his woman and his mind; problem is he can only win one back.

Writer: MYC Agnew | Director: MYC Agnew | Stars: MYC Agnew, Jack Stuart, Keenan Carter, Alajandria Marroquin

32. Enlighten Up! (2008)

82 min | Documentary

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Filmmaker Kate Churchill is determined to prove that yoga can transform anyone. Nick Rosen is skeptical but agrees to be her guinea pig. Kate immerses Nick in yoga, and follows him around ... See full summary »

Writers: Kate Churchill, Jonathon Hexner | Director: Kate Churchill | Stars: Norman Allen, Alan Finger, Sharon Gannon, B.K.S. Iyengar

33. The River (1951)

Approved | 99 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Three adolescent girls growing up in Bengal, India, learn their lessons in life after falling for an older American soldier.

Writers: Rumer Godden, Jean Renoir | Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Patricia Walters, Nora Swinburne, Esmond Knight, Arthur Shields

34. Abraxas (2010)

113 min | Drama

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Former punk rocker Jonen, now a Buddhist priest, seems to have lost the meaning of his life. His manic depression handicaps him further. Music seems to be the only solution for him to ... See full summary »

Writers: Sôkyû Genyû, Naoki Katô, Dai Sakô | Director: Naoki Katô | Stars: Manami Honjô, Hidetoshi Hoshida, Kaoru Kobayashi, Reiko Kusamura

35. The Last Monk (2006)

110 min | Drama

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Story THE LAST MONK is the journey of a young newly-married woman from the world of the newly-rich... See full synopsis »

Writer: Sudipto Sen | Director: Sudipto Sen | Stars: Vikrant Chandola, Op Dimri, Jimeesh Gandhi, Sonam Stobgias Gorky

36. Bian zou bian chang (1991)

110 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.1
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A blind man's master told him that after he has broken 1000 strings on his Banjo, he can open the Banjo to get a script for his eyes. After 60 years he broke the 1000th string...

Writers: Kaige Chen, Tiesheng Shi | Director: Kaige Chen | Stars: Zhongyuan Liu, Lei Huang, Qing Xu, Ling Ma

37. Y Yoga Movie (2008)

88 min | Documentary, War

8.1
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The documentary is an invitation to a better life. This is accomplished through an exploration of why people practice yoga and how it changes them.

Writer: Arthur Klein | Director: Arthur Klein | Stars: Leah Ayres, Micheline Berry, Kathryn Budig, Julie Chertow

38. Terror! Robespierre and the French Revolution (2009 TV Movie)

Drama

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In 1794, French revolutionary Maximilien Robespierre produced the world's first defense of "state terror" - claiming that the road to virtue lay through political violence. This film ... See full summary »

Writer: Mark Hayhurst | Director: Carl Hindmarch | Stars: Stephen Hogan, Vasile Albinet, David Andress, Martin Hancock

39. Burning Man: Metropolis (2012)

PG-13 | 77 min | Documentary

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The Visual Adventure into the Minds and Hearts of 50,000 Burners coming together and living in Harmony for one week in the Black Rock City desert. Captured by first-time filmmaker and ... See full summary »

Writer: Joseph G. Quinn | Director: Joseph G. Quinn | Stars: Joseph G. Quinn, Tosca Rivola, Justin McEwen, Dan Gordon-Levitt

40. Louis XV, le soleil noir (2009 TV Movie)

90 min | History

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Writers: Phil Craig, Jacques Dubuisson, Michel Fessler | Director: Thierry Binisti | Stars: Vinciane Millereau, Stanley Weber, François Berland, Féodor Atkine

41. Milarepa (1974)

108 min | Drama

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Leo, dopo un incidente stradale, è ricoverato in ambulatorio e racconta al professore Bennet, suo medico curante, la storia e le gesta del monaco tibetano Milarepa, con il quale si ... See full summary »

Writers: Liliana Cavani, Italo Moscati | Director: Liliana Cavani | Stars: Lajos Balázsovits, Paolo Bonacelli, Marisa Fabbri, Marcella Michelangeli

42. The Sea That Thinks (2000)

100 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy

7.2
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Incredible optical illusions in a story in a story in a story helps the surprised viewer finally to find out that he has been watching himself all along.

Writer: Gert de Graaff | Director: Gert de Graaff | Stars: Bart Klever, Devika Strooker, Rick de Leeuw, Don Duyns

43. Maangamizi: The Ancient One (2001)

110 min | Drama

7.5
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An American woman doctor comes to Tanzania to work at a hospital for the mentally disturbed, with her Tanzanian lover. There, she meets a sometimes catatonic patient, Samahe, who seems to ... See full summary »

Writer: Queenae Taylor Mulvihill | Directors: Martin Mhando, Ron Mulvihill | Stars: Barbarao, Amandina Lihamba, Samahani Kejeri, Waigwa Wachira

44. Mandala (1981)

117 min | Drama

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Writers: Song-dong Kim, Sang-hyon Lee, Kil-han Song | Director: Kwon-taek Im | Stars: Sung-kee Ahn, Mu-song Jeon, Jong-su Kim

45. My Uncle Benjamin (1969)

90 min | Comedy

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Frankreich 17.Jh: Landarzt Benjamin liebt die reizende Gastwirtstochter Manette. Doch Manette kennt ihn als unverbesserlichen Schürzenjäger und verlangt vor der Liebe die Heirat. Als ... See full summary »

Writers: André Couteaux, Jean-François Hauduroy, Édouard Molinaro, Claude Tillier | Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Jacques Brel, Claude Jade, Bernard Alane, Rosy Varte

46. The Highest Pass (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

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Adam learns that his Yogi guru, Anand, has discovered a prophesy that was printed on his birth chart - he would die in an accident at the age of 27; and when Anand invites Adam to join him ... See full summary »

Writer: Adam Schomer | Director: Jon Fitzgerald | Stars: Eric Braff, Ariane de Bonvoisin, Paul Greene, Brooks Hale

47. 2 Become 1 (2006)

98 min | Comedy, Drama

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An advertising executive with a carefree lifestyle discovers she has breast cancer.

Writers: Ivy Ho, Chi Keung Fung | Director: Wing-cheong Law | Stars: Miriam Chin Wah Yeung, Richie Ren, Jo Kuk, Yujun Wu

48. Tulku (2009)

76 min | Documentary

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Enlightened Tibetan masters return as recognized "tulkus" -- reincarnated buddhas. In the 1970s, tulkus began to be born in the West, confusing both the Tibetan system and the lives of the Western children involved.

Writer: Gesar Mukpo | Director: Gesar Mukpo | Stars: Gesar Mukpo, Dylan Henderson, Ashoka Mukpo, Khyentse Norbu

49. Continuum (2006)

39 min | Short, Drama

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Simple stories from everyday life, popular culture and folklore that explore the continuum of life and death, of love and paranoia, of trade and value, of need and invention, of hunger and enlightenment.

Writers: Anand Gandhi, Khushboo Ranka | Directors: Anand Gandhi, Khushboo Ranka | Stars: Vipul Binjola, Dharmendra Gohil, Darshan Jariwala, Tushar Joshi

50. Door Out of the Dark (2007)

Short, Drama, Fantasy

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A young woman's perspective is darkened after being involved in a car crash with her husband. In her partial sighted state, she discovers that their relationship and their whole lives have changed.

Writers: Rafael Cortes, Mark Charles | Director: Rafael Cortes | Stars: Alan Turkington, Claire Murphy, Sylvia Cohen, Alexandra Burn