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1. Save the Last Dance (2001)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.1
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53 Metascore

A white midwestern girl moves to Chicago, where her new boyfriend is a black teen from the South Side with a rough, semi-criminal past.

Writers: Duane Adler, Cheryl Edwards | Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Julia Stiles, Sean Patrick Thomas, Kerry Washington, Fredro Starr

2. Collateral (2004)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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71 Metascore

A cab driver finds himself the hostage of an engaging contract killer as he makes his rounds from hit to hit during one night in Los Angeles. He must find a way to save both himself and one last victim.

Writer: Stuart Beattie | Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith, Mark Ruffalo

3. Lost Highway (1997)

R | 134 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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52 Metascore

After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life.

Writers: David Lynch, Barry Gifford | Director: David Lynch | Stars: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius, Louis Eppolito

4. That Thing You Do! (1996)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.8
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71 Metascore

A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.

Writer: Tom Hanks | Director: Tom Hanks | Stars: Tom Hanks, Liv Tyler, Charlize Theron, Tom Everett Scott

5. Dancing on the Edge (2013– )

Drama

7.4
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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

6. New York, New York (1977)

PG | 155 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.7
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An egotistical saxophonist and a young singer meet on V-J Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long, up-hill climb.

Writers: Earl Mac Rauch, Mardik Martin | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Robert De Niro, Lionel Stander, Barry Primus

7. NightMan (1997–1999)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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After lightning strikes saxophonist Johnny Domino, he finds he is telepathically tuned to the frequency of evil. This gives him an edge for finding the bad guys, and some special classified... See full summary »

Stars: Matt McColm, Earl Holliman, Jayne Heitmeyer, Derek Webster

8. The Kid Who Loved Christmas (1990 TV Movie)

118 min | Drama

6.5
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A family is torn apart at Christmas when to wife of a couple, trying to adopt a son, is killed in a car accident and the husband, a musician, is deemed unfit to raise a child.

Writers: Mark McClafferty, Clint Smith, Mark E. Corry, Lynn Marlin, Sam Egan | Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: Cicely Tyson, Michael Warren, Sammy Davis Jr., Gilbert Lewis

9. Mo' Better Blues (1990)

R | 130 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.5
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Jazz trumpeter Bleek Gilliam makes questionable decisions in his professional and romantic life.

Writer: Spike Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito

10. 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

11. Suburban Girl (2007)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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A Manhattanite book editor finds her take on the game of romance changed after she lures the attention of an influential older man.

Writers: Marc Klein, Melissa Bank | Director: Marc Klein | Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alec Baldwin, Maggie Grace, James Naughton

12. The Russia House (1990)

R | 123 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.1
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An expatriate British publisher unexpectedly finds himself working for British intelligence to investigate people in Russia.

Writers: John le Carré, Tom Stoppard | Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Sean Connery, Michelle Pfeiffer, Roy Scheider, James Fox

13. The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)

TV-14 | 119 min | Drama

7.5
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Strung-out junkie deals with daily demoralizing drug addiction while crippled wife and card sharks continue to pull him down.

Writers: Walter Newman, Lewis Meltzer, Nelson Algren | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak, Eleanor Parker, Arnold Stang

14. The Glenn Miller Story (1954)

Approved | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.3
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The biography of the Bandleader Glenn Miller from his beginnings to his death over the English Channel in December 1944, with a lot of his arangements, partly in an authentic cast.

Writers: Valentine Davies, Oscar Brodney | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, June Allyson, Harry Morgan, Charles Drake

15. The Rat Race (1960)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Tender romantic comedy about an aspiring musician who arrives in New York in search of fame & fortune. He soon meets a taxi dancer, moves in with her, and before too long a romance develops.

Writer: Garson Kanin | Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Tony Curtis, Debbie Reynolds, Jack Oakie, Kay Medford

16. Wild Orchid II: Two Shades of Blue (1991)

R | 111 min | Drama, Romance

3.4
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Blue is a teenage girl who lives with her Jazz playing father Ham. Ham gets very sick and dies, and now Blue must support herself somehow. Elle, the headmistress at a brothel, talks her ... See full summary »

Writer: Zalman King | Director: Zalman King | Stars: Nina Siemaszko, Wendy Hughes, Tom Skerritt, Robert Davi

17. Bernard and Doris (2006)

103 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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The story of the twilight years of tobacco billionairness Doris Duke and her relationship with her gay butler, to whom she left her entire fortune.

Writer: Hugh Costello | Director: Bob Balaban | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Ralph Fiennes, Peter Asher, Don Harvey

18. 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

19. Murmur of the Heart (1971)

R | 118 min | Drama

7.8
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This is a jolly coming-of-age story about a 14-year-old boy named Laurent Chevalier who is growing up in bourgeois surroundings in Dijon, France. This is France in the mid-1950s rather than... See full summary »

Writer: Louis Malle | Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Lea Massari, Benoît Ferreux, Daniel Gélin, Michael Lonsdale

20. The L-Shaped Room (1962)

126 min | Drama

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Jane, a young French woman, pregnant and unmarried, takes a room in a seedy London boarding house, which is inhabited by an assortment of misfits. She considers getting an abortion, but is ... See full summary »

Writers: Lynne Reid Banks, Bryan Forbes | Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Leslie Caron, Anthony Booth, Avis Bunnage, Patricia Phoenix

21. In a Day (2006)

81 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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A young woman spends a curiously unpredictable day with a stranger.

Writer: Evan Richards | Director: Evan Richards | Stars: Lorraine Pilkington, Finlay Robertson, Rose Keegan, Jake Broder

22. Three Days to Vegas (2007)

PG-13 | 120 min | Comedy, Romance

4.7
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Four grumpy old men go on a road trip from their retired life in Florida to the excitement of Las Vegas in order to stop one of their daughters from marrying the wrong guy.

Writers: Michael Pietrzak, Jon Warner, Charlie Picerni | Director: Charlie Picerni | Stars: Peter Falk, Rip Torn, George Segal, Bill Cobbs

23. Kettle of Fish (2006)

R | Comedy, Romance

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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.

24. ¡Vampiros en La Habana! (1985)

80 min | Animation, Comedy, Horror

7.1
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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

25. The Man I Love (1947)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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Visiting her two sisters and brother, singer Petey Brown lands a job at small-time-hood Nicky Toresca's nightclub. While evading the sleazy Toresca's heavy-handed passes at her, she falls ... See full summary »

Writers: Catherine Turney, Jo Pagano, Maritta M. Wolff | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Ida Lupino, Robert Alda, Andrea King, Martha Vickers

26. Nightmare (1956)

Approved | 89 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

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A musician has a nightmare in which he killed a man. When he wakes up he finds evidence that the crime really took place and tries to find the truth with the help of his brother-in-law who ... See full summary »

Writers: Cornell Woolrich, Maxwell Shane | Director: Maxwell Shane | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Kevin McCarthy, Connie Russell, Virginia Christine

27. Steppenwolf (1974)

R | 107 min | Drama

6.3
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In the bourgeois circles of Europe after the Great War, can anything save the modern man? Harry Haller, a solitary intellectual, has all his life feared his dual nature of being human and ... See full summary »

Writers: Hermann Hesse, Fred Haines | Director: Fred Haines | Stars: Max von Sydow, Dominique Sanda, Pierre Clémenti, Carla Romanelli

28. Non c'è due senza quattro (1984)

99 min | Action, Comedy

7.1
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A jazz musician and a stunt man are the spitting image of two millionaire brothers. They take the job to replace them in Rio de Janeiro when someone plans to assassinate them.

Writer: Marco Barboni | Director: Enzo Barboni | Stars: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, April Clough, Harold Bergman

29. Mieletön elokuu (2013)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Writer: Raija Talvio | Director: Taru Mäkelä | Stars: Laura Birn, Kati Outinen, Veera W. Vilo, Krystof Hádek

30. Johnny Staccato (1959– )

24 min | Drama

8.4
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Johnny Staccato is a jazz pianist and private detective.

Stars: John Cassavetes, Eduardo Ciannelli, Frank London, Garry Walberg

31. Jack's Place (1992– )

60 min | Drama

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Jack Evans, a former jazz musician, opens a restaurant where Chelsea is the waitress and Greg is the bartender. Romance is served along with food.

Stars: John Dye, Finola Hughes, Hal Linden, Amanda Peterson

32. In Silence (2014)

90 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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Writer: Zdenek Jiráský | Director: Zdenek Jiráský | Stars: Judit Bárdos, Ján Ctvrtník, Ján Gallovic, Ladislav Hrusovský

33. Night Owl (1993 TV Movie)

88 min | Thriller

5.1
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New York: Every night the mysterious "Night Owl" goes on the air with her moody radio show. She seems to have an inexplicable influence on some men; several of Julie's friends commit ... See full summary »

Writers: Ann Powell, Rose Schacht | Director: Matthew Patrick | Stars: Jennifer Beals, James Wilder, Louis Ferreira, Allison Hossack

34. W.C. (2007)

80 min | Drama, Music, Romance

3.6
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Set in and around the male and female toilets of a Dublin jazz bar. A drama concerning the trials and tribulations of two lowly paid toilet attendants and the people they serve.

Writer: Liam O Mochain | Director: Liam O Mochain | Stars: Liam O Mochain, Julia Wakeham, Adam Goodwin, Mary Murray

35. Doggin' Around (1994 TV Movie)

Comedy

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Writer: Alan Plater | Director: Desmond Davis | Stars: Elliott Gould, Geraldine James, Alun Armstrong, Ewan McGregor

36. The Strip (1951)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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Drummer Stanley Maxton moves to Los Angeles with dreams of opening his own club, but falls in with a gangster and a nightclub dancer and ends up accused of murder.

Writer: Allen Rivkin | Director: László Kardos | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Sally Forrest, William Demarest, James Craig

37. Hidden Crimes (2009 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.1
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Writer: Randy Duniz | Director: Philippe Gagnon | Stars: Tricia Helfer, Jonathan Scarfe, Kris Holden-Ried, James Gallanders

38. Action Family (1986 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.6
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At work, Chris is a hardboiled no-nonsense detective who's investigating a series of brutal murders of jazz musicians. At home, he's a family man straight out of sitcom who has to satisfy every whim of his wife and kids.

Writers: Chris Elliott, Sandy Frank, Matt Wickline | Director: Gary Weis | Stars: Chance Bassett, Jimmy Butts, Eyde Byrde, George Ede

39. Duke Ellington... We Love You Madly (1973 TV Special)

Music

7.9
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An all-star tribute to Duke Ellington.

Director: Stan Harris | Stars: Count Basie, Tony Bennett, Peter Cetera, Ray Charles

40. On the Road with Duke Ellington (1974)

57 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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Director: Robert Drew | Stars: Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Mercer Ellington, Don Morrow

41. The Falls (2003)

R | 85 min | Thriller, Drama

4.8
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In a smoke-filled dive in Buffalo, NY, David Marx tells us his tale of obsession, betrayal, and murder - leading him to an uncertain fate "underneath Niagara Falls." David tells us how his ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul DeNigris | Director: Paul DeNigris | Stars: David Tully, Diedre Kilgore, Johanna Watts, Ken Dapper

42. Disc Jockey (1951)

Passed | 77 min | Music

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A radio disc jockey is about to lose his program's sponsor because the sponsor believes that television viewing is cutting down the size of the listening audience for radio programs, and ... See full summary »

Writer: Clarke Reynolds | Director: Will Jason | Stars: Ginny Simms, Tom Drake, Jane Nigh, Michael O'Shea

43. Thank You Satan (1989)

86 min | Fantasy

4.5
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A 14-year-old girl makes a deal with the devil in order that her parents won't break up and the family won't lose their apartment.

Writers: Nelly Alard, Jean Cosmos, André Farwagi | Director: André Farwagi | Stars: Carole Laure, Patrick Chesnais, Marie Fugain, Eric Blanc

44. Easy Listening (2002)

85 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.8
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Set in the 1960's, Easy Listening is a masterful period piece, with the feel of old happy old happy commercials, Burt makes a living playing trumpet in an elevator music orchestra.

Writer: Pamela Corkey | Director: Pamela Corkey | Stars: David Ian, Traci L. Crouch, Timothy Crowe, Mary Frank Madera

45. Oscar Peterson: Music in the Key of Oscar (1995 Video)

Music

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This riveting music documentary traces the history of piano legend Oscar Peterson, from his early days as Montreal's teenage boogie-woogie sensation through his meteoric rise to ... See full summary »

Stars: Ray Brown, Herb Ellis, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie

46. La danse du scorpion (1989 TV Movie)

Crime, Thriller

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Writers: Robert Geoffrion, Laurence Lemaire-Bazi | Director: Josée Dayan | Stars: Kim Coates, Roberta Weiss, Ronald Guttman, Béatrice Benscik

47. Rhythm Inn (1951)

Passed | 73 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

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A bandleader, desperate to get his band's instruments out of hock, promises the pawnshop clerk--an aspiring songwriter--that he'll let the band's female singer do the clerk's songs at a ... See full summary »

Writer: William Raynor | Director: Paul Landres | Stars: Jane Frazee, Kirby Grant, Charles Smith, Lois Collier

48. Untitled Masekela Project

Drama | Announced

The story of sports commentator Selema "Sal" Masekela's relationship with his father, Hugh Masekela, a jazz musician/activist who was exiled from South Africa for more than 30 years.

Writer: Mukunda Michael Dewil | Director: Mukunda Michael Dewil

49. Frank Zappa: Phase II - The Big Note (2002)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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Documentary about the life and work of composer Frank Zappa.

Director: Frank Scheffer | Stars: Pierre Boulez, George Duke, Dweezil Zappa, Gail Zappa

50. Prohibition: Thirteen Years That Changed America (1997 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 150 min | Documentary, History

6.2
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Writer: Marius Brill | Director: Clive Maltby | Stars: Edward Asner, Zeke Alpern, Al Bardelli, Edward Behr