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1. Fringe (2008–2013)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.5
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A television drama centered around a female FBI agent who is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.

Creators: Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole, John Noble

2. Dead Poets Society (1989)

PG | 128 min | Drama

8.0
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79 Metascore

English teacher John Keating inspires his students to a love of poetry and to seize the day.

Writer: Tom Schulman | Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles

3. The Departed (2006)

R | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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86 Metascore

An undercover state cop who has infiltrated an Irish gang and a mole in the police force working for the same mob race to track down and identify each other before being exposed to the enemy, after both sides realize their outfit has a rat.

Writers: William Monahan, Alan Mak, Felix Chong | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg

4. Good Will Hunting (1997)

R | 126 min | Drama

8.2
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70 Metascore

Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.

Writers: Matt Damon, Ben Affleck | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgård

5. American Psycho (2000)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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64 Metascore

A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.

Writers: Bret Easton Ellis, Mary Harron, Guinevere Turner | Director: Mary Harron | Stars: Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas, Bill Sage

6. The Social Network (2010)

PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama

7.8
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95 Metascore

Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the cofounder who was later squeezed out of the business.

Writers: Aaron Sorkin, Ben Mezrich | Director: David Fincher | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, Rooney Mara

7. The Da Vinci Code (2006)

PG-13 | 149 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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46 Metascore

A murder inside the Louvre and clues in Da Vinci paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery protected by a secret society for two thousand years -- which could shake the foundations of Christianity.

Writers: Akiva Goldsman, Dan Brown | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Jean Reno, Ian McKellen

8. Angels & Demons (2009)

PG-13 | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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48 Metascore

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon works to solve a murder and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican.

Writers: David Koepp, Akiva Goldsman, Dan Brown | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer, Stellan Skarsgård

9. 21 (2008)

PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.8
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48 Metascore

"21" is the fact-based story about six MIT students who were trained to become experts in card counting and subsequently took Vegas casinos for millions in winnings.

Writers: Peter Steinfeld, Allan Loeb, Ben Mezrich | Director: Robert Luketic | Stars: Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth, Kevin Spacey, Aaron Yoo

10. Accepted (2006)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy

6.5
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47 Metascore

A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.

Writers: Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, Mark Perez | Director: Steve Pink | Stars: Justin Long, Jonah Hill, Blake Lively, Adam Herschman

11. The Nanny Diaries (2007)

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

6.1
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46 Metascore

A college graduate goes to work as a nanny for a rich New York family. Ensconced in their home, she has to juggle their dysfunction, a new romance, and the spoiled brat in her charge.

Writers: Emma McLaughlin, Nicola Kraus, Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Laura Linney, Paul Giamatti, Donna Murphy

12. Mona Lisa Smile (2003)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama

6.4
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45 Metascore

A free-thinking art professor teaches conservative 1950s Wellesley girls to question their traditional social roles.

Writers: Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal | Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles, Maggie Gyllenhaal

13. The Firm (1993)

R | 154 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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58 Metascore

A young lawyer joins a prestigious law firm only to discover that it has a sinister dark side.

Writers: John Grisham, David Rabe, Robert Towne, David Rayfiel | Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman, Hal Holbrook

14. How High (2001)

R | 93 min | Comedy

6.2
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29 Metascore

Two guys by the name of Silas and Jamal decided to one day smoke something magical, which eventually helps them to ace their college entrance exam.

Writer: Dustin Lee Abraham | Director: Jesse Dylan | Stars: Method Man, Redman, Obba Babatundé, Mike Epps

15. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.3
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81 Metascore

A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.

Writers: Eduardo Sacheri, Juan José Campanella | Director: Juan José Campanella | Stars: Ricardo Darín, Soledad Villamil, Pablo Rago, Carla Quevedo

16. Temple Grandin (2010 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama

8.4
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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.

Writers: Temple Grandin, Margaret Scariano, Christopher Monger, Merritt Johnson | Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Claire Danes, Julia Ormond, David Strathairn, Catherine O'Hara

17. The Great Debaters (2007)

PG-13 | 126 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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65 Metascore

A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship.

Writers: Robert Eisele, Jeffrey Porro, Tony Scherman | Director: Denzel Washington | Stars: Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Kimberly Elise, Nate Parker

18. Giant (1956)

Approved | 201 min | Drama, Romance, Western

7.7
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Sprawling epic covering the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family and associates.

Writers: Edna Ferber, Fred Guiol, Ivan Moffat | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker

19. Prozac Nation (2001)

R | 95 min | Drama

6.3
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A young woman struggles with depression during her first year at Harvard. Based on Elizabeth Wurtzel's novel.

Writers: Elizabeth Wurtzel, Galt Niederhoffer, Frank Deasy, Larry Gross | Director: Erik Skjoldbjærg | Stars: Christina Ricci, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica Lange, Anne Heche

20. Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy

4.5
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47 Metascore

Elle Woods heads to Washington D.C. to join the staff of a congresswoman in order to pass a bill to ban animal testing.

Writers: Amanda Brown, Eve Ahlert, Dennis Drake, Kate Kondell | Director: Charles Herman-Wurmfeld | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Sally Field, Bob Newhart, Regina King

21. Heaven's Gate (1980)

R | 219 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.7
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A dramatization of the real-life Johnson County War in 1890 Wyoming, in which a sheriff born into wealth attempts to protect immigrant farmers from rich cattle interests.

Writer: Michael Cimino | Director: Michael Cimino | Stars: Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, John Hurt, Sam Waterston

22. School Ties (1992)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama

6.9
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A Jewish boy goes to an elite prep school in the 1950's and hides his religion until a jealous bigot forces it out in the open.

Writers: Dick Wolf, Darryl Ponicsan | Director: Robert Mandel | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Matt Damon, Chris O'Donnell, Randall Batinkoff

23. The Skulls (2000)

PG-13 | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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24 Metascore

Luke McNamara, a college senior from a working class background joins a secret elitist college fraternity organization called "The Skulls", in hope of gaining acceptance into Harvard Law ... See full summary »

Writer: John Pogue | Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Joshua Jackson, Paul Walker, Hill Harper, Leslie Bibb

24. Margot at the Wedding (2007)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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66 Metascore

Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is marrying less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed family secrets.

Writer: Noah Baumbach | Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Flora Cross, Zane Pais

25. Soul Man (1986)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

5.1
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To achieve his dream of attending Harvard, a pampered teen poses as a young black man to receive a full scholarship.

Writer: Carol Black | Director: Steve Miner | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Rae Dawn Chong, Arye Gross, James Earl Jones

26. Waking the Dead (2000)

R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.7
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59 Metascore

A congressional candidate questions his sanity after seeing the love of his life, presumed dead, suddenly emerge.

Writers: Scott Spencer, Robert Dillon | Director: Keith Gordon | Stars: Billy Crudup, Bill Haugland, Nelson Landrieu, Ivonne Coll

27. Bamboozled (2000)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.4
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50 Metascore

A frustrated African American TV writer proposes a blackface minstrel show in protest, but to his chagrin it becomes a hit.

Writer: Spike Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Damon Wayans, Savion Glover, Jada Pinkett Smith, Michael Rapaport

28. My Teacher's Wife (1999)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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A high school student has an romantic affair with his maths tutor only to discover she is married to his maths teacher.

Writer: Seth Greenland | Director: Bruce Leddy | Stars: Jason London, Alexondra Lee, Zak Orth, Leslie Lyles

29. The Price of Pleasure: Pornography, Sexuality & Relationships (2008 Video)

Unrated | 55 min | Documentary, Adult

5.7
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Examines the unprecedented role that commercial pornography occupies in American popular culture. The film explores what happens when images of sexual degradation are used for arousal.

Writers: Chyng Sun, Robert Wosnitzer | Directors: Miguel Picker, Chyng Sun | Stars: Matthew Tennie, Gregory Mitchell, Stephanie Cleveland, Gabrielle Shaw

30. The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003)

PG-13 | 95 min | Documentary, History, War

8.2
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87 Metascore

A film about the former US Secretary of Defense and the various difficult lessons he learned about the nature and conduct of modern war.

Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Robert McNamara, John F. Kennedy, Fidel Castro, Richard Nixon

31. Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius (2004)

PG | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.6
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45 Metascore

Jim Caviezel stars as golf legend Bobby Jones, the icon who retired from competition at the tender age of 28.

Writers: Rowdy Herrington, Kim Dawson, Bill Pryor, Tony De Paul | Director: Rowdy Herrington | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Claire Forlani, Jeremy Northam, Malcolm McDowell

32. Swimming Upstream (2003)

PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.2
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58 Metascore

The inspirational life story of Australian swimmer Tony Fingleton.

Writers: Anthony Fingleton, Diane Fingleton | Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis, Jesse Spencer, Tim Draxl

33. The Unbelievable Truth (1989)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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67 Metascore

After serving time for murder, Josh Hutton returns to his home town where me meets Audry Hugo. No one can remember exactly what Josh did, but they are all wary of him, especially Audry's ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Adrienne Shelly, Robert John Burke, Chris Cooke, Julia McNeal

34. Seeing Other People (2004)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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51 Metascore

Two months shy of their wedding, a couple decide to allow each other last flings until their wedding.

Writers: Maya Forbes, Wallace Wolodarsky | Director: Wallace Wolodarsky | Stars: Jay Mohr, Julianne Nicholson, Andy Richter, Josh Charles

35. Personal Velocity: Three Portraits (2002)

R | 86 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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70 Metascore

Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.

Writer: Rebecca Miller | Director: Rebecca Miller | Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, Parker Posey, Fairuza Balk, John Ventimiglia

36. It's All Relative (2003–2004)

30 min | Comedy, Romance

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So you think Romeo and Juliet had family issues? Listen to this. Bobby is a bartender and the only son of gregarious, salt-of-the-earth Irish Catholic parents from Boston. His fiancée, Liz,... See full summary »

Creators: Anne Flett-Giordano, Chuck Ranberg | Stars: Reid Scott, Christopher Sieber, John Benjamin Hickey, Lenny Clarke

37. Joe Gould's Secret (2000)

R | 104 min | Drama

6.6
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74 Metascore

Around 1940, New Yorker staff writer Joe Mitchell meets Joe Gould, a Greenwich Village character who cadges meals, drinks, and contributions to the Joe Gould Fund and who is writing a ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph Mitchell, Howard A. Rodman | Director: Stanley Tucci | Stars: Ian Holm, Stanley Tucci, Hope Davis, Sarah Hyland

38. The Wrong Guy (1997)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller

7.2
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In Cleveland, the histrionic and clumsy executive Nelson Hibbert expects to be promoted to president of the Nigel Industries since he is engaged to the owner's daughter. However, his future... See full summary »

Writers: Dave Foley, David Anthony Higgins, Jay Kogen | Director: David Steinberg | Stars: Dave Foley, David Anthony Higgins, Jennifer Tilly, Joe Flaherty

39. Haven (2001 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 180 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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This is the true story of a woman named Ruth Gruber who travels to Europe to help escort 1000 Jewish War victims to the United States. She comes to love and feel sorry for them all, and ... See full summary »

Writer: Suzette Couture | Director: John Gray | Stars: Natasha Richardson, Colm Feore, Henry Czerny, Sheila McCarthy

40. Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure (2012)

PG | 90 min | Documentary, History

5.0
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Follow Kirk Cameron across Europe and the U.S. as he seeks to discover the people, places and principles that made America the freest, most prosperous and generous nation the world has ever known.

Writer: Kevin Miller | Director: Duane Barnhart | Stars: Kirk Cameron, Todd Akin, Sue Allan, David Barton

41. The First Olympics: Athens 1896 (1984 TV Mini-Series)

237 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.4
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This movie describes the founding of the modern Olympics and concentrates on the creation of the American team and their trials in getting to the Olympics in Athens.

Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Alibe Parsons, Hunt Block, David Caruso

42. Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)

PG-13 | 126 min | Drama

6.7
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73 Metascore

It's about a five member family. The father is a conservative and traditional person who directs the family. The mother is at home, she tries to hold together the family, while Mr. Bridge ... See full summary »

Writers: Evan S. Connell, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala | Director: James Ivory | Stars: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Saundra McClain, Margaret Welsh

43. Mystery Street (1950)

Passed | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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A small town policeman is assisted by a Harvard professor when the skeletal remains of a pregnant prostitute turn up on a Massachusetts beach.

Writers: Sydney Boehm, Richard Brooks, Leonard Spigelgass | Director: John Sturges | Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Sally Forrest, Bruce Bennett, Elsa Lanchester

44. Admissions (2004)

PG | Drama

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The Brighton has a traumatic drama in the breast of their family: the twenty years old Emily Brighton is retarded due to a fall when she was one, and her overprotective mother Martha ... See full summary »

Writer: Dawn O'Leary | Director: Melissa Painter | Stars: Lauren Ambrose, Amy Madigan, Christopher Lloyd, Fran Kranz

45. The Autumn Heart (1999)

110 min | Drama

6.5
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When a school bus driving woman (Tyne Daly) has a heart attack, she makes one request of her three daughters (Ally Sheedy, Marla Sucharetza, Marceline Hugo) - she wants them to find their ... See full summary »

Writer: Davidlee Willson | Director: Steven Maler | Stars: Tyne Daly, Marla Sucharetza, Marceline Hugot, Ally Sheedy

46. Ruthless (1948)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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Horace Vendig shows himself to the world as a rich philanthropist. In fact, the history of his rise from his unhappy broken home shows this to be far from the case. After being taken in by ... See full summary »

Writers: Dayton Stoddart, S.K. Lauren, Gordon Kahn, Alvah Bessie | Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Zachary Scott, Louis Hayward, Diana Lynn, Sydney Greenstreet

47. Flight (1929)

110 min | Adventure

6.1
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A Marine flyer and his flight school mentor fall for the same beautiful nurse.

Writers: Ralph Graves, Frank Capra | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Jack Holt, Lila Lee, Ralph Graves, Joe Bordeaux

48. Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 (2008)

PG | 105 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.2
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79 Metascore

On November 23, 1968, Yale and Harvard's undefeated football teams met in Cambridge, with Yale heavily favored. Contemporary interviews with 30 men who played that day mix with game footage... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Rafferty | Stars: Don Gillis, Bruce Freeman, Ted Skowronski, Ted Livingston

49. The Devil's Hour (2014)

Horror | Post-production

A Pastor and a Teacher. Two pillars of the small community of Triune whom together share a dark and Unspeakable Secret: The common Enemy of an ancient Demonic Terror which deigns to destroy One through the Other during the Devil's Hour...

Writers: Joshua Bruening, Jason 'Bamba' Anderson | Director: Joshua Bruening | Stars: Bill Cooper, H.T. Altman, KariAnn Craig, Gary David Keast

50. The Inheritor (1973)

PG | 112 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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Bart Cordell, is unanimously considered as a daddy's boy and an insignificant playboy. So, when he suddenly becomes head of his father's financial empire following his death,nobody ... See full summary »

Writers: Philippe Labro, Jacques Lanzmann, Vincenzo Labella | Director: Philippe Labro | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Carla Gravina, Jean Rochefort, Charles Denner