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1. Within the Whirlwind (2009)

90 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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During Stalin's reign of terror, Evgenia Ginzburg, a literature professor, was sent to 10 years hard labor in a gulag in Siberia. Having lost everything, and no longer wishing to live, she meets the camp doctor and begins to come back to life.

Director: Marleen Gorris | Stars: Emily Watson, Pam Ferris, Ian Hart, Ben Miller

Votes: 479

2. Paradiso infernale (1988)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

3.8
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Four friends head into the jungle to locate a lost professor but instead face off against treasure hunters who are torturing and killing natives.

Director: Antonio Climati | Stars: Marco Merlo, Fabrizio Merlo, May Deseligny, Pio Maria Federici

Votes: 553

3. Blood of the Tribades (2016)

78 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.7
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2000 years after the great vampire Bathor established the village of Bathory, superstition and religious violence take over as the men and women battle for control. When the men are ... See full summary »

Directors: Sophia Cacciola, Michael J. Epstein | Stars: Chloé Cunha, Mary Widow, Seth Chatfield, Tymisha 'Tush' Harris

Votes: 84

4. Tarzan's Secret Treasure (1941)

Unrated | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.9
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Tarzan's jungle home, and his family, Jane and Boy, are threatened by men greedy for gold.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Sheffield, Reginald Owen

Votes: 2,398

5. The Blue Butterfly (2004)

PG | 97 min | Drama, Adventure

6.3
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A dramatic adventure about courage, redemption and love being filmed in the rain forests of Costa Rica, and in Montreal.

Director: Léa Pool | Stars: Marc Donato, William Hurt, Pascale Bussières, Raoul Max Trujillo

Votes: 1,386

6. The Pied Piper (1972)

G | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical

6.6
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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 »

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Keith Buckley, Patsy Puttnam, Arthur Hewlett, Paul Hennen

Votes: 463

7. O le tulafale (2011)

110 min | Drama

7.0
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Saili, an unassuming villager & taro farmer, lives happily with his beautiful wife Vaaiga and her teenage daughter Litia. Their existence, whilst happy and peaceful; is unconventional. ... See full summary »

Director: Tusi Tamasese | Stars: Fa'afiaula Sanote, Tausili Pushparaj, Salamasina Mataia, Ioata Tanielu

Votes: 274

8. Luen seung ngei dik chong (2003)

105 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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Directors: Hing-Ka Chan, Patrick Leung | Stars: Man Sze Au, Jacquelin Ch'ng, Philip Chan, Sammi Cheng

Votes: 249

9. One Against the World (1939)

Approved | 11 min | Short, Biography, History

6.3
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This MGM short, part of John Nesbitt's Passing Parade series, tells the story of Dr. Ephraim McDowell. In Danville, Kentucky in 1809 McDowell wanted to perform surgery on a woman, Jane ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Jonathan Hale, John Nesbitt, Dorothy Adams, Ernie Alexander

Votes: 57

10. Ervas Que Curam (1984 Video)

8 min | Documentary, Short

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Documentary on the subject of medicinal herbs, and people who deal with them in the State of Pernambuco, Brazil, such as Dona Graciema, at Morro da Conceição, Pai Véio, who was 97 years old... See full summary »

Stars: Mago Cardoso, Dona Graciema, Pai Véio

11. Good for What Ails You (1998)

57 min | Documentary

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Ten folk healers from various Southern culture groups explain and demonstrate healing secrets, apprenticeships, herb gathering, and more.

Director: Glen Pitre

12. Breaking Leaves (1998)

20 min | Short

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Half-hour film showing how Haitian peasants use herbs and traditional medicine to cure ailments. The filmmaker interviews several Haitians, who demonstrate finding leaves and herbs in the ... See full summary »

Director: Karen Kramer

13. South Park (1997– )
Episode: Cherokee Hair Tampons (2000)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.2
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Kyle needs a kidney transplant, and Cartman is the only suitable donor. Meanwhile, Mr. Garrison writes a novel.

Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Eliza Schneider, Dee Dee Green

Votes: 1,306

14. Off the Map (2011)
Episode: I'm Here (2011)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.9
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When a scuba diving trip goes wrong, Ryan, Ben, Tommy and Mina race to save their patient underwater, while a flame from Zee's past returns to the clinic for an unconventional treatment.

Director: Randy Zisk | Stars: Jonathan Castellanos, Valerie Cruz, Caroline Dhavernas, Jason George

Votes: 99

15. Off the Map (2011)
Episode: It's a Leaf (2011)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.9
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Lily and Dr. Cole rescue three brothers trapped in an abandoned gold mine, while Mina learns a life changing lesson during a native birth ritual.

Director: Edward Ornelas | Stars: Jonathan Castellanos, Valerie Cruz, Caroline Dhavernas, Jason George

Votes: 95

16. Off the Map (2011)
Episode: Smile. Don't Kill Anyone. (2011)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.1
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When a 12-foot anaconda snake takes hold of a wildlife photographer, Zee, Lily and Ben spring into action. Meanwhile Tommy learns a tough cultural lesson and Mina struggles to get along ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Tinker | Stars: Jonathan Castellanos, Valerie Cruz, Caroline Dhavernas, Jason George

Votes: 128

17. The Trap Door (1984– )
Episode: The Dose (1984)

5 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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The Thing Upstairs has a cold, so Berk makes him some of his special medicine. Meanwhile, a 'horrible green gobby lump' comes out of the trap door and drinks all the medicine, with strange ... See full summary »

Directors: Terry Brain, Charlie Mills | Stars: William Rushton, Nick Shipley

Votes: 11

18. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: The Healing Woman (1959)

Approved | 30 min | Western

7.4
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Josh embarks on a mission of mercy when he pleads with the parents of a boy with appendicitis to let the doctor operate. The father, embittered against modern medicine, trusts only the local witch to cure his son's sickness.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Steve McQueen, Mort Mills, Virginia Gregg, James Westerfield

Votes: 55

19. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Odyssey (1973)

TV-G | 60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.5
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John-Boy seeks some solitude to write his stories, but finds a life-altering situation.

Director: Jack Shea | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 48

20. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Witch Woman (1960)

Approved | 25 min | Western

7.4
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In Mexico, Josh is hired to protect a sensible man and his pregnant wife from his father-in-law and the villagers who are angered when he refuses the town healing woman or "witch" from being present when his wife gives birth.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Steve McQueen, Jeanette Nolan, Victor Millan, Rodolfo Hoyos Jr.

Votes: 47