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1. In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.9
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47 Metascore

A recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great novel Moby-Dick.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Ben Whishaw

Votes: 76,357 | Gross: $24.99M

2. Child 44 (2015)

R | 137 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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41 Metascore

A disgraced member of the Russian military police investigates a series of child murders during the Stalin-era Soviet Union.

Director: Daniel Espinosa | Stars: Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman

Votes: 41,879 | Gross: $1.21M

3. The Intouchables (2011)

R | 112 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

8.6
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57 Metascore

After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver.

Directors: Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano | Stars: François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot

Votes: 511,966 | Gross: $13.18M

4. Regression (I) (2015)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.7
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32 Metascore

A detective and a psychoanalyst uncover evidence of a satanic cult while investigating the rape of a young woman.

Director: Alejandro Amenábar | Stars: Ethan Hawke, David Thewlis, Emma Watson, Dale Dickey

Votes: 21,968 | Gross: $0.05M

5. 47 Ronin (2013)

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

6.3
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28 Metascore

A band of samurai set out to avenge the death and dishonor of their master at the hands of a ruthless shogun.

Director: Carl Rinsch | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ko Shibasaki, Tadanobu Asano

Votes: 117,944 | Gross: $38.30M

6. The Water Diviner (2014)

R | 111 min | Drama, War

7.1
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50 Metascore

An Australian man travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to try and locate his three missing sons.

Director: Russell Crowe | Stars: Russell Crowe, Olga Kurylenko, Jai Courtney, Isabel Lucas

Votes: 54,309 | Gross: $4.19M

7. Lords of Dogtown (2005)

PG-13 | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.1
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56 Metascore

The film follows the surf and skateboarding trends that originated in Venice, California during the 1970's.

Director: Catherine Hardwicke | Stars: Heath Ledger, Emile Hirsch, Victor Rasuk, Johnny Knoxville

Votes: 44,211 | Gross: $11.01M

8. Snitch (I) (2013)

PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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51 Metascore

A father goes undercover for the DEA in order to free his son, who was imprisoned after being set up in drug deal.

Director: Ric Roman Waugh | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Susan Sarandon, Jon Bernthal, Rafi Gavron

Votes: 65,367 | Gross: $42.92M

9. Belle (2013)

PG | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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64 Metascore

The mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral is raised by her aristocratic great-uncle in 18th century England.

Director: Amma Asante | Stars: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Matthew Goode, Emily Watson, Miranda Richardson

Votes: 20,369 | Gross: $10.72M

10. Texas Killing Fields (2011)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, History

5.7
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49 Metascore

In the Texas bayous, a local homicide detective teams up with a cop from New York City to investigate a series of unsolved murders.

Director: Ami Canaan Mann | Stars: Sam Worthington, Chloë Grace Moretz, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Jessica Chastain

Votes: 14,730 | Gross: $0.05M

11. Marguerite (2015)

R | 129 min | Drama

7.1
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76 Metascore

Paris, 1920s. Marguerite Dumont is a wealthy woman, lover of the music and the opera. She loves to sing for her friends, although she's not a good singer. Both her friends and her husband ... See full summary »

Director: Xavier Giannoli | Stars: Catherine Frot, André Marcon, Michel Fau, Christa Théret

Votes: 2,439 | Gross: $0.50M

12. A Sunday Horse (2016)

108 min | Biography, Family

6.2
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After a near-fatal accident, on a horse the experts thought was nothing special, a determined rider from the wrong side of the tracks defies all the odds to pursue her dreams of winning a national jumping championship.

Director: Vic Armstrong | Stars: William Shatner, Nikki Reed, Linda Hamilton, Ving Rhames

Votes: 218

13. Bad Ass (2012)

R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.5
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A Vietnam veteran who becomes a local hero after saving a man from attackers on a city bus decides to take action when his best friend is murdered and the police show little interest in solving the crime.

Director: Craig Moss | Stars: Danny Trejo, Charles S. Dutton, Ron Perlman, Patrick Fabian

Votes: 15,769

14. Nothing But the Truth (I) (2008)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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64 Metascore

In Washington, D.C., a female reporter faces a possible jail sentence for outing a CIA agent and refusing to reveal her source.

Director: Rod Lurie | Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Matt Dillon, Vera Farmiga, Angela Bassett

Votes: 30,929 | Gross: $0.00M

15. Bad Ass 2: Bad Asses (2014 Video)

R | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

5.6
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Frank Vega teams up with grumpy old agoraphobic Bernie Pope to kick ass and clean up the streets of L.A.

Director: Craig Moss | Stars: Danny Trejo, Danny Glover, Andrew Divoff, Jacqueline Obradors

Votes: 3,428

16. Queen & Country (2014)

114 min | Drama

6.3
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68 Metascore

In this sequel to Hope and Glory (1987), Bill Rohan has grown up and is drafted into the army, where he and his eccentric best mate, Percy, battle their snooty superiors on the base and look for love in town.

Director: John Boorman | Stars: Callum Turner, Caleb Landry Jones, Pat Shortt, David Thewlis

Votes: 910 | Gross: $0.03M

17. The Clinic (2010)

R | 94 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.4
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While traveling across country with her fiancé, Beth wakes alone in an isolated clinic to find her unborn baby has been removed. Just how far will she go to get her child back?

Director: James Rabbitts | Stars: Tabrett Bethell, Freya Stafford, Andy Whitfield, Clare Bowen

Votes: 5,433

18. My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009)

R | 91 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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59 Metascore

Inspired by a true crime, a man begins to experience mystifying events that lead him to slay his mother with a sword.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Michael Shannon, Willem Dafoe, Chloë Sevigny, Udo Kier

Votes: 7,713

19. Phantom (I) (2013)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama, History

5.8
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40 Metascore

The haunted Captain of a Soviet submarine holds the fate of the world in his hands. Forced to leave his family behind, he is charged with leading a covert mission cloaked in mystery.

Director: Todd Robinson | Stars: Ed Harris, Julian Adams, David Duchovny, William Fichtner

Votes: 11,562 | Gross: $0.49M

20. Cold Fish (2010)

Not Rated | 146 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.1
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66 Metascore

When Syamoto's teenage daughter is caught stealing, a generous middle-aged man helps resolve the situation. The man and his wife offer to have Syamoto's troublesome daughter work at their ... See full summary »

Director: Sion Sono | Stars: Mitsuru Fukikoshi, Denden, Asuka Kurosawa, Megumi Kagurazaka

Votes: 7,403

21. Man in the Wilderness (1971)

GP | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

6.9
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In the early 1800's, a group of fur trappers and Indian traders are returning with their goods to civilisation and are making a desperate attempt to beat the oncoming winter. When guide ... See full summary »

Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: Richard Harris, John Huston, Henry Wilcoxon, Percy Herbert

Votes: 1,774

22. Lake Bodom (2016)

85 min | Horror

5.2
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Every camper's worst nightmare came true at Lake Bodom in 1960 when four teenagers were stabbed to death while sleeping in their tent.

Director: Taneli Mustonen | Stars: Tommi Korpela, Mimosa Willamo, Nelly Hirst-Gee, Mikael Gabriel

Votes: 138

23. Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (1997–2002)

PG | 60 min | Mystery, Thriller, Fantasy

8.0
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Within the course of one hour 5 stories are shown. None of these stories have any logical explanation, and some of them actually occurred. You are left to decide which of these stories, if ... See full summary »

Stars: Jonathan Frakes, Don LaFontaine, James Brolin, Gary Imhoff

Votes: 2,970

24. A.C.A.B. (2012)

112 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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A look at the controversial riot cops unit, told through the stories of three veteran cops and a young recruit.

Director: Stefano Sollima | Stars: Pierfrancesco Favino, Filippo Nigro, Marco Giallini, Andrea Sartoretti

Votes: 5,320

25. A Gang Story (2011)

R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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After growing up in a poor gypsy camp, Edmond Vidal, aka Momon, has retained a sense of family, unfailing loyalty and pride in his origins. Most of all, he has remained friends with Serge ... See full summary »

Director: Olivier Marchal | Stars: Gérard Lanvin, Tchéky Karyo, Daniel Duval, Dimitri Storoge

Votes: 5,909

26. The Deep (2012)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Drama

6.7
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Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Stefán Hallur Stefánsson, Joi Johannsson, Thora Bjorg Helga

Votes: 3,634

27. Downloading Nancy (2008)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Thriller

5.8
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19 Metascore

An unhappy wife orders a guy she meets over the Internet to kill her, but the two of them fall in love.

Director: Johan Renck | Stars: Maria Bello, Rufus Sewell, Jason Patric, Amy Brenneman

Votes: 2,318 | Gross: $0.02M

28. Alléluia (2014)

Unrated | 93 min | Crime, Horror, Romance

6.2
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72 Metascore

Fervidly dark lovesick horror inspired by the real-life criminal duo, the Lonely Hearts Killers.

Director: Fabrice Du Welz | Stars: Lola Dueñas, Laurent Lucas, Héléna Noguerra, Édith Le Merdy

Votes: 1,647 | Gross: $0.01M

29. The Bling Ring (2011 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 87 min | Drama

5.2
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Teenagers break into celebrities houses to experience the rich life by stealing their belongings.

Director: Michael Lembeck | Stars: Austin Butler, Yin Chang, Tom Irwin, Sebastian Sozzi

Votes: 1,341

30. Clapham Junction (2007 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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36 hours in the lives of a number of gay men in Clapham, South London.

Director: Adrian Shergold | Stars: Tom Beard, James Bellamy, Robin Berry, Rachael Blake

Votes: 2,122

31. Under the Rainbow (1981)

PG | 98 min | Comedy

5.4
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A visiting dignitary, a CIA agent, a Nazi spy, Japanese tourists, an assassin and a group of "midget" actors from The Wizard of Oz (1939) all check into an elite Los Angeles hotel called Under the Rainbow.

Director: Steve Rash | Stars: Chevy Chase, Carrie Fisher, Eve Arden, Joseph Maher

Votes: 2,073 | Gross: $8.50M

32. Slaughter (2009)

R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

4.6
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A young woman looks to escape her abusive life by moving to a friend's farm near Atlanta. Unfortunately, she learns her place of supposed comfort offers more terrifying forms of abuse.

Director: Stewart Hopewell | Stars: Lucy Holt, Amy Shiels, David Sterne, Antonia Bernath

Votes: 1,857

33. 17 Girls (2011)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama

6.0
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61 Metascore

When Camille accidentally becomes pregnant, 16 of her friends and classmates decide to follow suit, which concerns their town and school.

Directors: Delphine Coulin, Muriel Coulin | Stars: Louise Grinberg, Juliette Darche, Roxane Duran, Esther Garrel

Votes: 2,557 | Gross: $0.02M

34. Augustine (2012)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama

6.0
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74 Metascore

A look at the relationship between pioneering 19th century French neurologist Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot and his star teenage patient, a kitchen maid who is left partially paralyzed after a seizure.

Director: Alice Winocour | Stars: Vincent Lindon, Stéphan Wojtowicz, Soko, Chiara Mastroianni

Votes: 1,050 | Gross: $0.11M

35. PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1996–2000)

45 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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A team of scientific researchers belonging to a scientific group that investigates reports of paranormal phenomena. A procedural format that follows a hand-full of characters on their ... See full summary »

Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Nancy Anne Sakovich, Barclay Hope, Colin Fox

Votes: 1,332

36. Circles (2013)

112 min | Drama

7.9
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Five people are affected by a tragic heroic act. 12 years later, each of them will have to confront the past, through their own crisis. Will they overcome the guilt, frustration, urge for ... See full summary »

Director: Srdan Golubovic | Stars: Aleksandar Bercek, Leon Lucev, Nebojsa Glogovac, Nikola Rakocevic

Votes: 3,678

37. The White Knights (2015)

112 min | Drama

6.2
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At the head of his NGO Move For Kids, Jacques Arnault pulls some humanitarian workers in a country of Africa "to take in" orphan children. The operation is transformed in a panic.

Director: Joachim Lafosse | Stars: Vincent Lindon, Louise Bourgoin, Valérie Donzelli, Reda Kateb

Votes: 253

38. Believe (I) (2013)

PG | 96 min | Drama

5.6
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39 Metascore

A young, gifted football player who gets into trouble for a petty crime is brought to the attention of former Manchester United coach Matt Busby, who comes out of retirement to help the boy and his teammates.

Director: David Scheinmann | Stars: Jack Smith, Brian Cox, Natascha McElhone, Anne Reid

Votes: 554

39. Una noche (2012)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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68 Metascore

In Havana, Raul dreams of escaping to Miami. Accused of assault, he appeals to Elio to help him reach the forbidden world 90 miles across the ocean. One night, full of hope, they face the biggest challenge of their lives.

Director: Lucy Mulloy | Stars: Dariel Arrechaga, Anailín de la Rúa de la Torre, Javier Núñez Florián, María Adelaida Méndez Bonet

Votes: 1,502 | Gross: $0.07M

40. Gold Coast (2015)

114 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.4
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In 1836 the Danish romantic visionary Wulff travels to Africa to create plantations on the Gold Coast, but his best intentions and belief is soon confronted with a harsh reality dominated by slave trade and unbelievable brutality.

Director: Daniel Dencik | Stars: Jakob Oftebro, Danica Curcic, John Aggrey, Luise Skov

Votes: 378

41. Our Children (2012)

111 min | Drama

6.8
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79 Metascore

Like millions of other couples, Mounir and Murielle fall in love. Like millions of other couples, Mounir and Murielle have children. But unlike them, they accept to give up their autonomy ... See full summary »

Director: Joachim Lafosse | Stars: Émilie Dequenne, Claire Bodson, Niels Arestrup, Tahar Rahim

Votes: 2,141

42. The Perfect Student (2011 TV Movie)

R | 88 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

4.2
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Nicole Johnson is a well-respected criminology professor. When one of her students is accused of the brutal slaying of her roommate, Nicole is the only person who believes she is innocent and begins to investigate the murder.

Director: Michael Feifer | Stars: Natasha Henstridge, Josie Davis, Brea Grant, Jay Pickett

Votes: 559

43. Caged (2010)

84 min | Horror, Thriller

5.3
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A group of medical aid workers in Kosovo is kidnapped by a non Slavic gang of organ traffickers.

Director: Yann Gozlan | Stars: Zoé Félix, Eric Savin, Arié Elmaleh, Ivan Franek

Votes: 1,643

44. Nothing Bad Can Happen (2013)

110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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51 Metascore

The young Tore seeks in Hamburg a new life among the religious group called The Jesus Freaks. When he by accident meets a family and helps them to repair their car, he believes that a ... See full summary »

Director: Katrin Gebbe | Stars: Julius Feldmeier, Sascha Alexander Gersak, Annika Kuhl, Swantje Kohlhof

Votes: 894 | Gross: $0.00M

45. Satisfaction 1720 (2016)

98 min | Comedy, Drama

5.3
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In " Tordenskiold " we follow the only 29 -year-old vice admiral Tordenskiold and his valet Cold . The year is 1720, the peace is signed, the war is over and the naval hero has no idea what... See full summary »

Director: Henrik Ruben Genz | Stars: Natalie Madueño, Jakob Oftebro, David Dencik, Björn Kjellman

Votes: 122

46. Zarafa (2012)

Not Rated | 78 min | Animation, Family

7.0
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64 Metascore

The plot of the film has a grandfather telling his grand kids the story of Maki, a young boy who escapes from slave traders, befriends a giraffe (the title character), cross the desert, ... See full summary »

Directors: Rémi Bezançon, Jean-Christophe Lie | Stars: Max Renaudin Pratt, Simon Abkarian, Abraham Adesoye, Sjaak Caderyn

Votes: 1,013

47. Hidden in the Woods (2012)

Not Rated | 97 min | Action, Drama, Horror

4.6
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Ater their abusive father is jailed, two sisters being raised in a remote area of Chile find they have to answer to their uncle, a drug kingpin who wants his missing product back.

Director: Patricio Valladares | Stars: Siboney Lo, Carolina Retamal, Josefa Mora, Daniel Antivilo

Votes: 372

48. Wild Life (2014)

102 min | Drama

6.6
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Paco and Nora once were an ideally matched couple. Both loved nature, nomadic or semi-nomadic life and agreed to raise their children far from the corruption of the consumer society. But ... See full summary »

Director: Cédric Kahn | Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, Céline Sallette, David Gastou, Sofiane Neveu

Votes: 381

49. Giovanni's Island (2014)

102 min | Animation, Drama, History

7.4
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In the aftermath of the most devastating conflict mankind had ever experienced, the tiny island of Shikotan became part of the Sakhalin Oblast... and on the unhealed border in this remote ... See full summary »

Director: Mizuho Nishikubo | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Yukie Nakama, Yûsuke Santamaria, Tatiana Sharko

Votes: 907

50. The Price of Fame (2014)

110 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Two friends decide to steal Charlie Chaplin's body, right after his death, for ransom.

Director: Xavier Beauvois | Stars: Benoît Poelvoorde, Roschdy Zem, Séli Gmach, Chiara Mastroianni

Votes: 509