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1. Whiplash (2014)

R | 107 min | Drama, Music

8.7
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87 Metascore

A promising young drummer enrolls at a cutthroat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.

Writer: Damien Chazelle | Director: Damien Chazelle | Stars: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser

2. Bullet to the Head (2012)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.7
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48 Metascore

After watching their respective partners die, a New Orleans hitman and a Washington D.C. detective form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.

Writers: Alessandro Camon, Alexis Nolent, Colin Wilson | Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Momoa, Christian Slater, Sung Kang

3. The Hustler (1961)

Unrated | 134 min | Drama, Sport

8.1
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An up-and-coming pool player plays a long-time champion in a single high-stakes match.

Writers: Sidney Carroll, Robert Rossen, Walter Tevis | Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie, George C. Scott

4. Kung Fu Hustle (2004)

R | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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78 Metascore

In Shanghai, China in the 1940s, a wannabe gangster aspires to join the notorious "Axe Gang" while residents of a housing complex exhibit extraordinary powers in defending their turf.

Writers: Man Keung Chan, Stephen Chow, Xin Huo, Kan-Cheung Tsang | Director: Stephen Chow | Stars: Stephen Chow, Wah Yuen, Qiu Yuen, Shengyi Huang

5. Treme (2010–2013)

59 min | Drama | Active

8.2
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Life after Hurricane Katrina as the residents of New Orleans try to rebuild their lives, their homes, and their unique culture in the aftermath of one of the worst natural disasters in the USA.

Creators: Eric Overmyer, David Simon | Stars: Khandi Alexander, Rob Brown, Kim Dickens, Melissa Leo

6. Rachel Getting Married (2008)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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82 Metascore

A young woman who has been in and out from rehab for the past 10 years returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding.

Writer: Jenny Lumet | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Rosemarie DeWitt, Debra Winger, Sebastian Stan

7. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

Unrated | 160 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case?

Writers: Wendell Mayes, John D. Voelker | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Arthur O'Connell

8. All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)

G | 89 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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50 Metascore

A dog returns from the dead looking for revenge on his killer using an orphan girl who can talk to animals.

Writers: Don Bluth, Ken Cromar, Gary Goldman, Larry Leker, Linda Miller, Monica Parker, John Pomeroy, Guy Shulman, David J. Steinberg, David N. Weiss | Directors: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman, Dan Kuenster | Stars: Dom DeLuise, Burt Reynolds, Judith Barsi, Melba Moore

9. 28 Days (2000)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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46 Metascore

A big-city newspaper columnist is forced to enter a drug and alcohol rehab center after ruining her sister's wedding and crashing a stolen limousine.

Writer: Susannah Grant | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen, Dominic West, Elizabeth Perkins

10. Sexy Evil Genius (2013 Video)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

5.7
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A group of guys are drawn to the same bar in downtown Los Angeles by an ex-girlfriend they all have in common.

Writer: Scott Lew | Director: Shawn Piller | Stars: Katee Sackhoff, Michelle Trachtenberg, Nora Kirkpatrick, Anthony Michael Hall

11. Play Misty for Me (1971)

R | 102 min | Thriller

7.0
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A brief fling between a male disc jockey and an obsessed female fan takes a frightening, and perhaps even deadly turn when another woman enters the picture.

Writers: Jo Heims, Dean Riesner | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Jessica Walter, Donna Mills, John Larch

12. Just Wright (2010)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

5.7
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51 Metascore

A physical therapist falls for the basketball player she is helping recover from a career-threatening injury.

Writer: Michael Elliot | Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: Queen Latifah, Common, Paula Patton, James Pickens Jr.

13. Dancing on the Edge (2013– )

Drama

7.5
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A black jazz band becomes entangled in the aristocratic world of 1930s London as they seek fame and fortune.

Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew Goode, Joanna Vanderham, Wunmi Mosaku

14. Hard Boiled (1992)

R | 128 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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A tough-as-nails cop teams up with an undercover agent to shut down a sinister mobster and his crew.

Writers: John Woo, Barry Wong | Director: John Woo | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Teresa Mo, Philip Chan

15. The Ten (2007)

R | 96 min | Comedy

5.1
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50 Metascore

Ten stories, each inspired by one of the ten commandments.

Writers: Ken Marino, David Wain | Director: David Wain | Stars: Paul Rudd, Jessica Alba, Winona Ryder, Adam Brody

16. The Big Bang (2011)

R | 101 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

5.5
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25 Metascore

A private detective is hired to find a missing stripper. A simple job turns complicated when everyone he questions ends up dead.

Writer: Erik Jendresen | Director: Tony Krantz | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Thomas Kretschmann, William Fichtner, Sienna Guillory

17. Deep Red (1975)

X | 126 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.

Writers: Dario Argento, Bernardino Zapponi | Director: Dario Argento | Stars: David Hemmings, Daria Nicolodi, Gabriele Lavia, Macha Méril

18. King of California (2007)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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63 Metascore

An unstable dad who after getting out of a mental institution tries to convince his daughter that there's Spanish gold buried somewhere under suburbia.

Writer: Mike Cahill | Director: Mike Cahill | Stars: Michael Douglas, Evan Rachel Wood, Willis Burks II, Laura Kachergus

19. Tightrope (1984)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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Wes Block is a detective who's put on the case of a serial killer whose victims are young and pretty women, that he rapes and murders. The killings are getting personal when the killer ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Tuggle | Director: Richard Tuggle | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Geneviève Bujold, Dan Hedaya, Alison Eastwood

20. My Man Godfrey (1936)

Not Rated | 94 min | Romance, Comedy

8.1
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A scatterbrained socialite hires a vagrant as a family butler...but there's more to Godfrey than meets the eye.

Writers: Morrie Ryskind, Eric Hatch | Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: William Powell, Carole Lombard, Alice Brady, Gail Patrick

21. American Pop (1981)

R | 96 min | Animation, Drama, Music

7.1
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The story of four generations of a Russian Jewish immigrant family of musicians whose careers parallel the history of American popular music in the 20th century.

Writer: Ronni Kern | Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Mews Small, Ron Thompson, Jerry Holland, Lisa Jane Persky

22. Imaginary Heroes (2004)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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53 Metascore

The Travis family façade is destroyed by an event incomprehensible to them -- an event which will open locked doors and finally reveal the secrets that have haunted them for decades.

Writer: Dan Harris | Director: Dan Harris | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Jeff Daniels, Emile Hirsch, Michelle Williams

23. Where the Boys Are (1960)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Four very different college girls drive to Fort Lauderdale, Florida for spring break and seek out various adventures and romance for themselves.

Writers: George Wells, Glendon Swarthout | Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Dolores Hart, George Hamilton, Yvette Mimieux, Jim Hutton

24. The Sun Also Rises (1957)

Approved | 130 min | Drama

6.3
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A group of disillusioned American expatriate writers live a dissolute, hedonistic lifestyle in 1920's France and Spain.

Writers: Peter Viertel, Ernest Hemingway | Director: Henry King | Stars: Tyrone Power, Ava Gardner, Errol Flynn, Mel Ferrer

25. Rififi (1955)

Not Rated | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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97 Metascore

Four men plan a technically perfect crime, but the human element intervenes...

Writers: Auguste Le Breton, Jules Dassin, René Wheeler | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Jean Servais, Carl Möhner, Robert Manuel, Janine Darcey

26. Stormy Monday (1988)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Music

6.3
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When a corrupt American businessman tries to strong arm his way into businesses in Newcastle, England, he is thwarted by an club attendant and his waitress girlfriend.

Writer: Mike Figgis | Director: Mike Figgis | Stars: Melanie Griffith, Tommy Lee Jones, Sting, Sean Bean

27. You, the Living (2007)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.4
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81 Metascore

You, the Living is a film about humankind, its greatness and its baseness, joy and sorrow, its self-confidence and anxiety, its desire to love and be loved.

Writer: Roy Andersson | Director: Roy Andersson | Stars: Elisabeth Helander, Jörgen Nohall, Jan Wikbladh, Björn Englund

28. Up at the Villa (2000)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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57 Metascore

Superficial people are revealed and drastically changed by circumstance or luck in this a tale of death, seduction, blackmail and theft among British and Americans in Florence in the ... See full summary »

Writers: W. Somerset Maugham, Belinda Haas | Director: Philip Haas | Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Sean Penn, Anne Bancroft, James Fox

29. At the Circus (1939)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Musical

6.9
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The Marx Brothers try to help the owner of a circus recover some stolen funds before he finds himself out of a job.

Writer: Irving Brecher | Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Kenny Baker

30. Follow the Fleet (1936)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.3
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A Navy sailor tries to rekindle a romance with the woman he loves while on liberty in San Francisco.

Writers: Dwight Taylor, Allan Scott, Hubert Osborne | Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Randolph Scott, Harriet Hilliard

31. Roberta (1935)

Approved | 106 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.2
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Football player John Kent tags along as Huck Haines and the Wabash Indianians travel to an engagement in Paris, only to lose it immediately. John and company visit his aunt, owner of a posh... See full summary »

Writers: Jerome Kern, Otto A. Harbach, Alice Duer Miller, Jane Murfin, Sam Mintz, Allan Scott, Glenn Tryon | Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Irene Dunne, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Randolph Scott

32. Disorder in the Court (1936)

Unrated | 16 min | Comedy, Short

8.0
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The stooges are witnesses at a trial where their friend, a dancer at a nightclub where they are musicians, is accused of murder. The stooges manage to disrupt the proceedings but save the ... See full summary »

Writer: Felix Adler | Director: Jack White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Nick Baskovitch

33. Three on a Match (1932)

Unrated | 63 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Although Vivian Revere is seemingly the most successful of a trio of reunited schoolmates, she throws it away by descending into a life of debauchery and drugs.

Writers: Lucien Hubbard, Kubec Glasmon, John Bright | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Virginia Davis, Joan Blondell, Anne Shirley, Ann Dvorak

34. Second Chorus (1940)

Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Romance, Musical

5.9
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When perennial college students Danny O'Neill and Hank Taylor are forced to make it on their own, the competitive pair get jobs with Artie Shaw's band and reunite with ex-manager Ellen Miller.

Writers: Frank Cavett, Elaine Ryan, Ian McLellan Hunter, Johnny Mercer | Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: Fred Astaire, Paulette Goddard, Artie Shaw, Charles Butterworth

35. Tony Takitani (2004)

105 min | Drama

7.4
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80 Metascore

When technical illustrator Tony Takitani asks his wife to resist her all-consuming obsession for designer clothes, the consequences are tragic.

Writers: Jun Ichikawa, Haruki Murakami | Director: Jun Ichikawa | Stars: Issei Ogata, Rie Miyazawa, Shinohara Takahumi, Hidetoshi Nishijima

36. Pete Kelly's Blues (1955)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Music

6.5
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It was Kansas City, not New Orleans.

Writer: Richard L. Breen | Director: Jack Webb | Stars: Jack Webb, Janet Leigh, Edmond O'Brien, Peggy Lee

37. Young Man with a Horn (1950)

Approved | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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A young trumpeter enjoys highs (musical success, fame, and fortune) and lows (sour marriage, death of his mentor, bout with alcoholism).

Writers: Carl Foreman, Edmund H. North, Dorothy Baker | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day, Hoagy Carmichael

38. Dementia (1955)

61 min | Film-Noir, Horror, Mystery

6.9
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This film, with no dialogue at all, follows a psychotic young woman's nightmarish experiences through one skid-row night.

Director: John Parker | Stars: Adrienne Barrett, Bruno VeSota, Ben Roseman, Richard Barron

39. The Kovak Box (2006)

R | 102 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.9
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A sci-fi writer (Hutton) is invited to an island for a conference, only to discover that he's become lured into a trap.

Writers: Jorge Guerricaechevarría, Daniel Monzón | Director: Daniel Monzón | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Lucía Jiménez, David Kelly, Georgia Mackenzie

40. Vabank (1981)

108 min | Comedy, Crime

8.1
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Set in Warsaw in 1930's. After six years in jail, framed for bank robbery by an accomplice, the legendary Kwinto has only revenge on his mind. He is a safecracker in the old style, a thief ... See full summary »

Writer: Juliusz Machulski | Director: Juliusz Machulski | Stars: Jan Machulski, Leonard Pietraszak, Witold Pyrkosz, Ewa Szykulska

41. Kettle of Fish (2006)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.2
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38 Metascore

A lifelong bachelor confronts his intimacy issues when he sublets his apartment to a fetching biologist. His heartsick fish and his wise best buddy are on hand to provide perspective.

Writer: Claudia Myers | Director: Claudia Myers | Stars: Matthew Modine, Gina Gershon, Christy Scott Cashman, Isiah Whitlock Jr.

42. Niewinni czarodzieje (1960)

87 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.4
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A young doctor is tired of being sought by women. One night he meets a young girl who all but forces herself into his room where they talk of morals and love. But he loses her when he goes ... See full summary »

Writers: Jerzy Andrzejewski, Jerzy Skolimowski | Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Tadeusz Lomnicki, Krystyna Stypulkowska, Wanda Koczeska, Kalina Jedrusik

43. A Day's Pleasure (1919)

TV-G | 24 min | Short, Comedy

6.8
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Father takes his family for a drive in their falling-apart Model T Ford, gets in trouble in traffic, and spends the day on an excursion boat. As the boat is about to leave Charlie rushes ... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, C. Allen, Naomi Bailey

44. Thrill of a Romance (1945)

105 min | Musical, Romance

6.7
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A swim teacher and a wealthy businessman are married after a brief courtship. A charming war hero falls in love with this newly-married woman, after her husband abandons her on their honeymoon for the sake of a business meeting.

Writers: Richard Connell, Gladys Lehman | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Van Johnson, Esther Williams, Frances Gifford, Henry Travers

45. ¡Vampiros en La Habana! (1985)

80 min | Animation, Comedy, Horror

7.0
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A scientist invents a potion that allows vampires to be able to live under the rays of the sun. When the word gets out to the vampires of the world, they fly to Cuba to gain control of the ... See full summary »

Writers: Ernesto Padrón, Juan Padrón | Director: Juan Padrón | Stars: Manuel Marín, Margarita Aguero, Frank González, Irela Bravo

46. The Cabin in the Cotton (1932)

TV-G | 78 min | Drama

7.1
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A tenant farmer's son is caught in the middle of owner-tenant disputes when he falls for the plantation owner's seductive daughter.

Writers: Paul Green, Harry Harrison Kroll | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Bette Davis, Dorothy Jordan, Hardie Albright

47. An American in Rome (1954)

94 min | Comedy

7.1
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Nando Moriconi is a young Italian living in the early '50s Roma. He is completely crazy for everything that comes from the States. He tries to speak American-English (the most funny ever), ... See full summary »

Writers: Sandro Continenza, Lucio Fulci, Ettore Scola, Alberto Sordi, Steno | Director: Steno | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Maria Pia Casilio, Giulio Calì, Ilse Peterson

48. The Lady Says No (1951)

80 min | Comedy

5.2
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A woman writes a best-selling book for women warning them about the "dangers" of men. A handsome photographer for a national magazine arrives in her town to do a feature story on her. Complications ensue.

Writer: Robert Russell | Director: Frank Ross | Stars: Joan Caulfield, David Niven, James Robertson Justice, Lenore Lonergan

49. The Party's Over (1965)

94 min | Drama

7.4
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An American businessman visits London and is horrified to discover his nubile teenage daughter has become involved with a gang of thuggish "beatniks". Her involvement leads to wild parties, sex, death and necrophilia.

Writer: Marc Behm | Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Oliver Reed, Clifford David, Ann Lynn, Katherine Woodville

50. Swing (1999)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.2
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An optimistic guy is arrested and thrown in jail, while there he learns the saxophone from a fellow inmate. Once he's released from jail, he and a few friends form a swing band while he ... See full summary »

Writers: Su Lim, Nick Mead | Director: Nick Mead | Stars: Hugo Speer, Lisa Stansfield, Paul Usher, Tom Bell