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1. The Big Lebowski (1998)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Crime

8.2
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69 Metascore

"The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.

Writers: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi

Votes: 534,616 | Gross: $17.44M

2. The Sessions (2012)

R | 95 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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79 Metascore

A man in an iron lung who wishes to lose his virginity contacts a professional sex surrogate with the help of his therapist and priest.

Writers: Ben Lewin, Mark O'Brien | Director: Ben Lewin | Stars: John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood

Votes: 36,306 | Gross: $6.00M

3. Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery

7.2
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57 Metascore

Elvis and JFK, both alive and in nursing homes, fight for the souls of their fellow residents as they battle an ancient Egyptian Mummy.

Writers: Joe R. Lansdale, Don Coscarelli | Director: Don Coscarelli | Stars: Bruce Campbell, Ossie Davis, Ella Joyce, Heidi Marnhout

Votes: 38,821

4. The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005)

PG-13 | 99 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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58 Metascore

In order to support her ten children, Evelyn Ryan (Moore) enters a commercial jingle-writing contest. Based on a true story.

Writers: Terry Ryan, Jane Anderson | Director: Jane Anderson | Stars: Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson, Laura Dern, Trevor Morgan

Votes: 5,420 | Gross: $0.63M

5. In a Glass Cage (1986)

Unrated | 110 min | Drama, Horror

6.9
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In Spain, the former Nazi doctor Klaus tries to commit suicide jumping off the roof of his manor. However, he survives with the entire body paralyzed and dependable of an iron lung with ... See full summary »

Writer: Agustí Villaronga | Director: Agustí Villaronga | Stars: Günter Meisner, David Sust, Marisa Paredes, Gisèle Echevarría

Votes: 2,972

6. Billy Liar (1963)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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82 Metascore

A lazy, irresponsible young clerk in provincial Northern England lives in his own fantasy world and makes emotionally immature decisions as he alienates friends and family.

Writers: Keith Waterhouse, Willis Hall | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Julie Christie, Wilfred Pickles, Mona Washbourne

Votes: 4,200 | Gross: $0.04M

7. The Five Pennies (1959)

Approved | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.4
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Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise's band, but quits to ... See full summary »

Writers: Jack Rose, Melville Shavelson, Robert Smith, Red Nichols | Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Danny Kaye, Barbara Bel Geddes, Louis Armstrong, Harry Guardino

Votes: 1,267

8. The Monolith Monsters (1957)

Approved | 77 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.5
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Rocks from a meteor which grow when in contact with water threaten a sleepy Southwestern desert community.

Writers: Norman Jolley, Robert M. Fresco, Jack Arnold | Director: John Sherwood | Stars: Grant Williams, Lola Albright, Les Tremayne, Trevor Bardette

Votes: 1,914

9. Phone Call from a Stranger (1952)

105 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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A lawyer whose wife has had an affair sets out to leave her by flying to LA. He becomes ever more involved in the lives of a few fellow travelers on a journey that ends up showing him as much about himself as about the others.

Writers: Nunnally Johnson, I.A.R. Wylie | Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Bette Davis, Shelley Winters, Gary Merrill, Michael Rennie

Votes: 1,378

10. The Magnet (1950)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy

7.1
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A boy steals a powerful magnet from a younger boy and gets him into all sorts of trouble.

Writer: T.E.B. Clarke | Director: Charles Frend | Stars: Stephen Murray, Kay Walsh, James Fox, Meredith Edwards

Votes: 255

11. Death Mask (1984)

103 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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Haunted by the drowning death of his own daughter, a police investigator embarks on an obsessive 10-year hunt for the identity of a dead boy, to the detriment of his family life.

Writers: Jeffrey Goldenberg, Richard Friedman | Director: Richard Friedman | Stars: Farley Granger, Lee Bryant, John McCurry, Arch Johnson

Votes: 53

12. Broken Journey (1948)

89 min | Drama

6.0
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A plane flying over the Swiss Alps develops engine trouble and is forced to crash-land on a glacier. Unable to radio for help because of damaged batteries and with limited food supplies, ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Westerby | Directors: Ken Annakin, Michael C. Chorlton | Stars: Phyllis Calvert, James Donald, Margot Grahame, Francis L. Sullivan

Votes: 90

13. Breathing Lessons: The Life and Work of Mark O'Brien (1996)

35 min | Documentary, Short

7.9
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Portrait of writer Mark O'Brien, who contracted polio as a child and spent much of his life in an iron lung.

Writer: Jessica Yu | Director: Jessica Yu | Stars: Mark O'Brien, Elizabeth Duvall, Ian Berzon

Votes: 114

14. The Smiling Ghost (1941)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.5
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An heiress seems to be cursed as each of her intended grooms meets with a horrible end.

Writers: Kenneth Gamet, Stuart Palmer | Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Wayne Morris, Brenda Marshall, Alexis Smith, Alan Hale

Votes: 395

15. The Silver Streak (1934)

72 min | Action, Drama

6.8
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The crew of the Pioneer Zephyr diesel train has only a few hours to deliver an iron lung to an injured man at the Boulder Dam construction site.

Writers: Roger Whately, H.W. Hanemann, Jack O'Donnell | Director: Thomas Atkins | Stars: Burlington Zephyr, Sally Blane, Charles Starrett, William Farnum

Votes: 98

16. Love for Life (1988 TV Movie)

64 min | Drama

4.8
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Writers: Saverio Paffumi, Rosanna Benzi, Ennio De Concini, Silvana Buzzo, Dino Risi, Alberto Piferi | Director: Dino Risi | Stars: Carol Alt, Andrea Occhipinti, William Berger, Pino Quartullo

Votes: 9

17. The Daffy Doc (1938)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.1
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Doctor Quack is doing an operation, and Daffy is his assistant. Things start out sedately enough, with Daffy asking for quiet in various ways. Then the operation starts, and after handing ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Clampett | Stars: Mel Blanc, Sara Berner

Votes: 285

18. Blood Jungle ...or Eviva il Coltello! (2011)

93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

7.6
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A bit of godless jungle exploration and deadpan homo-eroticism explode deep in the tropics with Thomas Nola's fourth full length film 'Blood Jungle' ...or 'Eviva il Coltello!' Stars Jim ... See full summary »

Writer: Thomas Nöla | Director: Thomas Nöla | Stars: Jim Ether, Thomas Nöla, Dave DiLillo, David Ewing

Votes: 5

19. Little 'Tinker (1948)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.4
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B.O. Skunk tries desperately to win the love of a girl, any girl, and goes to such lengths as imitating Frank Sinatra, vintage 1948.

Director: Tex Avery | Star: Bill Roberts

Votes: 265

20. Telephone Time (1956–1958)
Episode: Bullet Lou Kirn (1957)

30 min | Drama

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Writer: Joseph Landon | Director: Don Taylor | Stars: John Nesbitt, Alan Baxter, Harold J. Stone, Herbert Rudley

21. Call the Midwife (2012– )
Episode: Christmas Special (2013)

78 min | Drama

9.2
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Nonnatus House and the surrounding area is evacuated when an unexploded bomb is found nearby. Meanwhile, Shelagh has doubts about her wedding to Patrick, and Jenny and Trixie help a man who is suffering from shell shock.

Writers: Jennifer Worth, Heidi Thomas | Director: Thea Sharrock | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Cliff Parisi, Jessica Raine, Ben Caplan

Votes: 132

22. Millennium (1996–1999)
Episode: Force Majeure (I) (1997)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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The Millennium Group investigates the suicides of identical-twin girls born seven years apart.

Creator: Chris Carter | Director: Winrich Kolbe | Stars: Lance Henriksen, Megan Gallagher, Terry O'Quinn, Brittany Tiplady

Votes: 178

23. Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003– )
Episode: Handicap Parking (2007)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Documentary

6.8
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Penn and Teller argue that the Americans with Disabilities Act goes too far, and that the government, should not tell business how it should treat people.

Creators: Randall Moldave, Eric Small | Directors: Star Price, Scott Firestone, Tom Greenhut, Chip Selby | Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, George Bush, Lawrence Carter-Long

Votes: 80

24. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)
Episode: Mastermind (1969)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.7
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The team is sent to stop a criminal who has obtained information on high ranking government officials that the Syndicate can use to coerce them. So they use the man's eagerness to be the ... See full summary »

Creator: Bruce Geller | Director: Georg Fenady | Stars: Peter Graves, Leonard Nimoy, Greg Morris, Peter Lupus

Votes: 44

25. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: No Pain (1959)

TV-14 | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Dave Rainey was once a healthy, successful individual. He now finds himself struck down in the prime of his life and confined to an iron lung. He has a full-time nurse and his pretty wife ... See full summary »

Writers: William Fay, Talmage Powell | Director: Norman Lloyd | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Brian Keith, Joanna Moore, Yale Wexler

Votes: 76

26. CHiPs (1977–1983)
Episode: Return of the Turks (1978)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Ponch and Jon each experience unsettling encounters with past acquaintances. A reckless driver plays bumper cars on the freeway.

Creator: Rick Rosner | Director: Barry Crane | Stars: Larry Wilcox, Erik Estrada, Robert Pine, Kaz Garas

Votes: 27

27. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: The Polio Crusade (2009)

54 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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This film interweaves the personal accounts of polio survivors with the story of an ardent crusader who tirelessly fought on their behalf while scientists raced to eradicate this dreaded disease

Writer: Sarah Colt | Director: Sarah Colt | Stars: Larry Becker, Kathryn Black, Betty Cook Brown, Anne B. Crockett-Stark

Votes: 27