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1. The Prestige (2006)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.5
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66 Metascore

Two stage magicians engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine

Votes: 913,196 | Gross: $53.08M

2. Sherlock Holmes (2009)

PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.6
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57 Metascore

Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong

Votes: 501,780 | Gross: $209.02M

3. Chicago (2002)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

7.2
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82 Metascore

Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.

Director: Rob Marshall | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere, Taye Diggs

Votes: 181,581 | Gross: $170.68M

4. Downfall (2004)

R | 156 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.3
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82 Metascore

Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII.

Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler

Votes: 264,979 | Gross: $5.50M

5. Free State of Jones (2016)

R | 139 min | Action, Biography, Drama

6.9
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53 Metascore

A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters, runaway slaves, and women in an uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government.

Director: Gary Ross | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali, Keri Russell

Votes: 29,904 | Gross: $20.76M

6. True Grit (2010)

PG-13 | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

7.6
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80 Metascore

A tough U.S. Marshal helps a stubborn teenager track down her father's murderer.

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Hailee Steinfeld, Josh Brolin

Votes: 254,911 | Gross: $171.03M

7. Lída Baarová (I) (2016)

106 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.1
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A film about the black-and-white era actress Lída Baarová and her doomed love affair.

Director: Filip Renc | Stars: Tatiana Pauhofová, Karl Markovics, Gedeon Burkhard, Simona Stasová

Votes: 354

8. Changeling (2008)

R | 141 min | Biography, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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63 Metascore

A grief-stricken mother takes on the LAPD to her own detriment when it stubbornly tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child, while also refusing to give up hope that she will find him one day.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Colm Feore, Amy Ryan, Gattlin Griffith

Votes: 206,804 | Gross: $35.71M

9. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)

R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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56 Metascore

Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born with a superior olfactory sense, creates the world's finest perfume. His work, however, takes a dark turn as he searches for the ultimate scent.

Director: Tom Tykwer | Stars: Ben Whishaw, Dustin Hoffman, Alan Rickman, Francesc Albiol

Votes: 199,397 | Gross: $2.21M

10. Capote (2005)

R | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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88 Metascore

In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.

Director: Bennett Miller | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Clifton Collins Jr., Catherine Keener, Allie Mickelson

Votes: 106,111 | Gross: $28.75M

11. Season of the Witch (2011)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.4
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28 Metascore

14th-century knights transport a suspected witch to a monastery, where monks deduce her powers could be the source of the Black Plague.

Director: Dominic Sena | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Ron Perlman, Claire Foy, Stephen Campbell Moore

Votes: 79,185 | Gross: $24.82M

12. Rang De Basanti (2006)

Not Rated | 157 min | Comedy, Drama, History

8.3
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This story is about six friends who help an English filmmaker create a documentary about Indian freedom struggle. During filming, this group of friends learn about those before them and the importance of fighting for their rights.

Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra | Stars: Aamir Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Siddharth, Sharman Joshi

Votes: 80,459 | Gross: $2.20M

13. The Night of the Hunter (1955)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.0
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99 Metascore

A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery.

Director: Charles Laughton | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish, James Gleason

Votes: 67,935

14. Persepolis (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

8.1
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90 Metascore

A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution.

Directors: Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi | Stars: Chiara Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Gena Rowlands, Danielle Darrieux

Votes: 74,305 | Gross: $4.44M

15. Infamous (2006)

R | 110 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.1
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68 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 14,674 | Gross: $1.15M

16. Young Adam (2003)

NC-17 | 98 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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67 Metascore

A young drifter working on a river barge disrupts his employers' lives while hiding the fact that he knows more about a dead woman found in the river than he admits.

Director: David Mackenzie | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Tilda Swinton, Peter Mullan, Emily Mortimer

Votes: 11,893 | Gross: $0.77M

17. The Conqueror Worm (1968)

Unrated | 86 min | Biography, Drama, Horror

6.9
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A young soldier seeks to put an end to the evils caused by a vicious witch hunter.

Director: Michael Reeves | Stars: Vincent Price, Ian Ogilvy, Rupert Davies, Hilary Heath

Votes: 6,940

18. Citizen Gangster (2011)

Not Rated | 105 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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56 Metascore

WWII vet Eddie Boyd is torn between providing for his young family and an unfulfilled dream of becoming a Hollywood star. He discovers a way to do both, but his dream leads him down a path of danger and tragedy.

Director: Nathan Morlando | Stars: Scott Speedman, Kelly Reilly, Kevin Durand, Joseph Cross

Votes: 3,788 | Gross: $0.00M

19. Ram Jaane (1995)

122 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.5
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Ram Jaane is arrested by a security guard after stealing cargo from a train with his best friend. He is shortly released and becomes one of the biggest hustlers in the city. After a deadly ... See full summary »

Director: Rajiv Mehra | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Juhi Chawla, Vivek Mushran, Pankaj Kapur

Votes: 2,929

20. Let Him Have It (1991)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.3
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In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster films. Chris and Derek's friendship... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Christopher Eccleston, Eileen Atkins, Rebecca Eccleston

Votes: 2,884

21. In Tranzit (2008)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.8
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In 1946, a group of German POWs are mistakenly sent to a Soviet female transit prison camp and must cope with the hostility of the Soviet female inmates and guards, under the orders of cruel camp commander Pavlov.

Director: Tom Roberts | Stars: Vera Farmiga, Thomas Kretschmann, John Malkovich, Daniel Brühl

Votes: 1,715

22. My Sweet Pepper Land (2013)

100 min | Drama

7.1
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Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, is now sheriff in Erbil, the capital city. No longer feeling useful in this society now at peace, he thinks about quitting the police force, but ... See full summary »

Director: Hiner Saleem | Stars: Korkmaz Arslan, Golshifteh Farahani, Suat Usta, Mir Murad Bedirxan

Votes: 1,329

23. Fateless (2005)

R | 140 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.0
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87 Metascore

14-year-old György's life is torn apart in World War II Hungary as he is sent to a concentration camp where he is forced to become a man, and learns to find happiness in the midst of hatred, and what it really means to be Jewish.

Director: Lajos Koltai | Stars: Marcell Nagy, Béla Dóra, Bálint Péntek, Áron Dimény

Votes: 5,820 | Gross: $0.20M

24. Red Headed Stranger (1986)

R | 105 min | Western

6.6
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Revisionist western about fallen preacher Shay, who guns down his wife Raysha for running off with another man. Wandering, he meets single mom Laurie. However, helpless sheriff Scoby wants Shay to help him fight the villainous Clavers.

Director: William D. Wittliff | Stars: Willie Nelson, Morgan Fairchild, R.G. Armstrong, Royal Dano

Votes: 333

25. The Asphyx (1972)

PG | 83 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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English country squire Sir Hugo Cunningham searches for immortality by literally 'bottling up' the Spirit of the Dead, or Asphyx.

Director: Peter Newbrook | Stars: Robert Powell, Robert Stephens, Jane Lapotaire, Alex Scott

Votes: 1,640

26. Rupan sansei (1978)

PG-13 | 102 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.0
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Lupin risks death to learn the secret and intentions of a wealthy and seemingly immortal, but certainly ruthless, recluse.

Directors: Sôji Yoshikawa, Yasuo Ôtsuka | Stars: Yasuo Yamada, Eiko Masuyama, Kiyoshi Kobayashi, Makio Inoue

Votes: 832

27. Blonde Sinner (1956)

99 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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A young woman who has been abused and taken advantage of by all the men in her life, finally finds a man she believes truly loves her, but she snaps when she finds out that he, too, is ... See full summary »

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Diana Dors, Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Craig, Marie Ney

Votes: 343

28. I cento cavalieri (1964)

85 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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Don Fernando, the son of El Cid, rallies peasants and townspeople to overthrow Moorish occupiers in medieval Spain.

Director: Vittorio Cottafavi | Stars: Mark Damon, Antonella Lualdi, Gastone Moschin, Wolfgang Preiss

Votes: 110

29. Studies on Hysteria (2012)

8 min | Short, Drama

4.9
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Directors: Gabriel Borgetto, Matthias Bäuerle, Bernd Faaß | Stars: Philip Wilhelmi, Hannah Kobitzsch, Christian Serritiello, Moritz Berg

Votes: 113

30. Pirates (1998)

104 min | History

6.5
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Discovery examines the history of "Golden age of Piracy." The program takes a detailed look at the harsh lives of pirates, their tactics, motivations and why they would choose such a life. ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Chancellor | Stars: Lorna Bennett, Rachel Ferjani, Gabriel Byrne, Chris Jarman

Votes: 48

31. Wild Girl (1932)

78 min | Drama, History

6.7
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Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Charles Farrell, Joan Bennett, Ralph Bellamy, Eugene Pallette

Votes: 45

32. Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn (2007 Video Game)

Action, Fantasy, War

8.6
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The sequel to Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance. This game takes place in Tellus, 3 years after the Mad Kings War took place. A rebel group called "Dawn Brigades" is fighting battles and war is brewing between the Nations.

Director: Taeko Kaneda | Stars: Jason Adkins, Ed Bednarzik, Janet Day, Mik Kuhlman

Votes: 19

33. Nancy Drew: The Secret of Shadow Ranch (2004 Video Game)

Adventure, Mystery, Romance

8.9
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Teen detective Nancy Drew visits Shadow Ranch and investigates the mysterious accidents that follow sightings of a ghostly horse.

Director: Max Holechek | Stars: Lani Minella, Abby Murray, Patty Pomplun, Wayne Rawley

Votes: 60

34. Eighty Acres of Hell (2006 TV Movie)

94 min | History

8.3
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Unprepared for a protracted war, the huge number of prisoners of war overwhelmed both sides ability to hold them. Coupled with the bitter animosity toward the enemy this lead to inhuman ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Foreman | Stars: Thomas Y. Cartwright, William C. Davis, Joseph G. Dawson, David Dixon

Votes: 19

35. Les camisards (1972)

100 min | Drama, History

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Director: René Allio | Stars: Rufus, Jacques Debary, Gérard Desarthe, Philippe Clévenot

Votes: 60

36. Secret Missions of the Civil War (2005 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, History, War

8.1
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Two hour special on "secret" missions during the Civil War including The Great Locomotive Chase, Mosby's Raid on Fairfax, and the Attempted Burning of New York City.

Director: Darryl Rehr | Stars: Ulf Bjorlin, Allen Brenner, Mike Brown, Gerald Chance

Votes: 11

37. Badlands (1984 Video Game)

Action, Fantasy, Western

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Animated FMV light gun arcade that was later ported to LaserDisc. A gunslinger is after the gang who killed his family. He chases them into the badlands where human, animal and supernatural foes await.

38. Svedek umírajícího casu (1983)

96 min | Drama, History

7.2
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Director: Miloslav Luther | Stars: Petr Cepek, Emma Cerná, Rudolf Hrusínský, Milos Nedbal

Votes: 29

39. Tragic (1998)

Documentary, Short

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Stars: Edward Hickman, Marion Parker

40. Svet pod Hlavou (2017– )
Episode: 1983 (2017)

63 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

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Director: Marek Najbrt | Stars: Václav Neuzil, Ivan Trojan, Judit Bárdos, Václav Kopta

41. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Allan Pinkerton: The Original Private Eye

Documentary, Biography

Alan Pinkerman was a Scotish immigrant who escaped the slums of Glasgow to found the first, and for a time, the world's most prominent detective agency in the United States. His many ... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Perkins, Allan Pinkerton

42. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Deathwatch: Part 2 (2002)

58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Expatriate gangster Frank Sutton returns to Britain and recruits reporter Graham Barker to gather enough evidence and publish the truth about his brother Charles, who was framed and hung for murder.

Director: Maurice Phillips | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Holly Aird, Claire Goose

Votes: 62

43. Dekalog (1989–1990)
Episode: Dekalog, piec (1989)

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama

8.5
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"Thou shalt not kill" - a shorter, slightly less graphic version of 'A Short Film About Killing', but the plot is essentially the same: murder followed by execution, two killings, one ... See full summary »

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Miroslaw Baka, Krzysztof Globisz, Jan Tesarz, Artur Barcis

Votes: 3,002

44. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Execution (1960)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.4
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When a 20th-century scientist tests out his time machine he accidentally retrieves a 19th-century murderer - saving him from the hangman's noose. Unaware of the man's history, the two attempt to acclimatize him to his new surroundings.

Director: David Orrick McDearmon | Stars: Albert Salmi, Russell Johnson, Than Wyenn, George Mitchell

Votes: 1,150

45. The Adventures of Long John Silver (1955– )
Episode: Execution Dock (1957)

Adventure, Family

6.0
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Silver is accused of a crime and is executed -- but it's all a dream.

Stars: Robert Newton, Connie Gilchrist, Kit Taylor, Pat Twohill

Votes: 8

46. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: Five Little Pigs (2003)

TV-14 | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

8.4
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Lucy Crale enlists Poirot to investigate the 14-year-old murder in which her mother was hanged for poisoning her artist father.

Director: Paul Unwin | Stars: David Suchet, Rachael Stirling, Aidan Gillen, Toby Stephens

Votes: 2,080

47. Inspector George Gently (2007– )
Episode: Gently Go Man (2007)

89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Following the murder of his wife by notorious gangster Webster, Inspector George Gently is pondering retirement. When he hears about Webster attending a funeral of a murder victim, he delays his retirement to take on this case.

Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: Martin Shaw, Maria Tecce, Mark Lambert, Phil Davis

Votes: 372

48. Deadly Women (2005)
Episode: Greed (2005)

Documentary, Crime

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Deadly Women examines cases of women driven to murder by greed including Belle Gunness in Indiana who poisoned suitors with strychnine, Catherine Flannigan and Margaret Higgins who killed ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Thorburn | Stars: Marsha Crenshaw, Zelda Smyth, Adam Lester, Natalie Elfes

49. The Last Days Of ... (2015– )
Episode: Guy Fawkes (2015)

Documentary, Drama, History

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Director: Ben Mole | Stars: Toby Jones, Alan Calton, Alice Hogge, Ronald Hutton

50. Demirkirat: Bir Demokrasinin Dogusu (1991– )
Episode: Idam (1991)

Documentary, History

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Directors: Can Dündar, Bülent Çapli | Stars: Mehmet Ali Birand, Celal Bayar, Ismet Inönü, Adnan Menderes