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1. Ben-Hur (2016)

PG-13 | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.7
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38 Metascore

Judah Ben-Hur, a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother, an officer in the Roman army, returns to his homeland after years at sea to seek revenge, but finds redemption.

Director: Timur Bekmambetov | Stars: Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi

Votes: 8,850 | Gross: $26.04M

2. V for Vendetta (2005)

R | 132 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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62 Metascore

In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.

Director: James McTeigue | Stars: Hugo Weaving, Natalie Portman, Rupert Graves, Stephen Rea

Votes: 800,290 | Gross: $70.50M

3. Ben-Hur (1959)

G | 212 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.1
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90 Metascore

When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, Haya Harareet

Votes: 163,192 | Gross: $70.00M

4. Papillon (1973)

R | 151 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.0
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A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman, Victor Jory, Don Gordon

Votes: 97,618 | Gross: $53.27M

5. Sweet Bean (2015)

113 min | Drama

7.4
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60 Metascore

The manager of a pancake stall finds himself confronted with an odd but sympathetic elderly woman looking for work. A taste of her homemade bean jelly convinces him to hire her, which ... See full summary »

Director: Naomi Kawase | Stars: Kirin Kiki, Masatoshi Nagase, Kyara Uchida, Miki Mizuno

Votes: 3,223 | Gross: $0.12M

6. The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

R | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.8
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75 Metascore

The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Rodrigo De la Serna, Mía Maestro, Mercedes Morán

Votes: 83,507 | Gross: $16.76M

7. The Nun's Story (1959)

Not Rated | 149 min | Drama

7.6
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After leaving a wealthy Belgian family to become a nun, Sister Luke struggles with her devotion to her vows during crisis, disappointment, and World War II.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Edith Evans, Peggy Ashcroft

Votes: 7,112

8. The Color of Friendship (2000 TV Movie)

TV-G | 87 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.4
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A white South African girl finds herself in a difficult situation when she is sent to spend a term with a black family in America.

Director: Kevin Hooks | Stars: Lindsey Haun, Shadia Simmons, Carl Lumbly, Penny Johnson Jerald

Votes: 2,543

9. Dead Man's Walk (1996 TV Mini-Series)

PG-13 | 272 min | Western

7.3
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In this prequel to "Lonesome Dove", two young men join the Texas Rangers unit that's on a mission to annex Santa Fe.

Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Keith Carradine, Patricia Childress, Edward James Olmos

Votes: 1,156

10. Molokai (1999)

PG | 113 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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The true story of the 19th century priest who volunteered to go to the island of Molokai, to console and care for the lepers.

Director: Paul Cox | Stars: David Wenham, Kate Ceberano, Jan Decleir, Chris Haywood

Votes: 949

11. Big Jim McLain (1952)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Drama, History

5.3
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In the post-war Hawaii, House Un-American Activities Committee investigators Jim McLain and Mal Baxter hunt down communists.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Wayne, Nancy Olson, James Arness, Alan Napier

Votes: 1,494

12. The Indian Tomb (1959)

102 min | Adventure, Romance

6.8
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A German architect runs away with the maharajah of Eschnapur's fiancee but is caught and thrown in the dungeon, while his relatives arrive from Europe looking for him and the maharajah's brother is scheming to usurp the throne.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Debra Paget, Paul Hubschmid, Walther Reyer, Claus Holm

Votes: 1,514

13. Tiger of Bengal (1959)

101 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.8
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In Eschnapur, a local Maharajah and a German architect fall in-love with the same temple dancer.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Debra Paget, Paul Hubschmid, Walther Reyer, Claus Holm

Votes: 1,669

14. The Hawaiians (1970)

R | 134 min | Drama

6.3
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The intertwined lives of two kindred souls with ambition begins when Captain Whip Hoxworth discovers that Nyuk Tsin has been smuggled aboard as part of cargo on The Carthaginian, which he ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Gries | Stars: Charlton Heston, Tina Chen, Geraldine Chaplin, Mako

Votes: 753

15. The Devil at 4 O'Clock (1961)

Approved | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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A crusty, eccentric priest recruits three reluctant convicts to help him rescue a children's leper colony from a Pacific island menaced by a smoldering volcano.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Frank Sinatra, Kerwin Mathews, Jean-Pierre Aumont

Votes: 1,486

16. The House Is Black (1963)

20 min | Documentary, Short

8.0
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Set in a leper colony in the north of Iran, The House is Black juxtaposes "ugliness," of which there is much in the world as stated in the opening scenes, with religion and gratitude.

Director: Forugh Farrokhzad | Stars: Forugh Farrokhzad, Ebrahim Golestan, Hossein Mansouri

Votes: 2,679

17. No Man Is an Island (1962)

114 min | War, Drama

7.1
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During the early Pacific war years, American seaman George Tweed is the only U.S. serviceman on Guam not captured by the Japanese forces.

Directors: Richard Goldstone, John Monks Jr. | Stars: Jeffrey Hunter, Marshall Thompson, Barbara Perez, Ronald Remy

Votes: 315

18. The Fourth Wise Man (1985 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 72 min | Adventure, Drama

6.9
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The story of Artaban, the fourth Magi, who spends his life looking for Jesus his King.

Director: Michael Ray Rhodes | Stars: Martin Sheen, Alan Arkin, Eileen Brennan, Ralph Bellamy

Votes: 371

19. Father Damien: The Leper Priest (1980 TV Movie)

95 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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Director: Steve Gethers | Stars: Roger Bowen, Alan Chappuis, William Daniels, Yvonne de la Vega

Votes: 50

20. Calcutta (1969)

105 min | Documentary

7.3
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With minimal narration by the director and very little context this is a kaleidoscope of stunning visuals from Calcutta, a city of 8,000,000 in the late 1960's: rich and poor, exotic and ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Star: Louis Malle

Votes: 412

21. He Is My Brother (1975)

G | 90 min | Drama

6.1
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Two shipwrecked boys become the focal point of a religious power struggle.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Bobby Sherman, Kathy Paulo, Keenan Wynn, Robbie Rist

Votes: 16

22. Mysterious Island (2011)

95 min | Horror

3.2
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After a group of people are invited to a survivor-styled television program on a remote island, they soon discover they are fighting for their lives.

Director: Kai-Cheung Chung | Stars: Jordan Chan, Mi Yang, Tien You Chui, You-Nam Wong

Votes: 225

23. SpinaLonga (2007)

20 min | Short, Drama

8.2
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Manolis experiences every year his nightmare, his traumatic parting as a child from his mother and his taking away from the former leper colony, SpinaLonga. This time, he will make one last effort to regain the hope of a future home.

Director: Costas Athousakis | Stars: Athina Athousaki, Manolis Athousakis, Manos Athousakis, Stelios Athousakis

Votes: 21

24. Island of Shadows: D'Arcy Island Leper Colony, 1891-1924 (2000 TV Movie)

48 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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Director: Erik Paulsson | Stars: Sook-Yin Lee, Chris Yorath, Wallace Chung, Jim Wong Chu

Votes: 9

25. The Magic Curse (1975)

85 min | Adventure, Horror

5.4
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After being told that his uncle disappeared in Boreos jungles, Man-Ying goes there immediately on a rescue mission. He is attacked by some sort of cannibalistic zombies and soon it is clear... See full summary »

Directors: Chin-Ku Lu, Wen Po Tu | Stars: Jason Pai Piao, Pinky de Leon, Lung Chan, Chia-Bee Tan

Votes: 23

26. Simple Courage (1992)

58 min | Documentary

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Director: Stephanie J. Castillo

27. Dead Man's Walk (1996– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1996)

PG-13 | 90 min | Western

7.3
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After surrendering to the Mexican army, the expedition's captors march them across 500 miles of desert to New Mexico.

Director: Yves Simoneau | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Keith Carradine, Patricia Childress, Joaquim de Almeida

Votes: 17

28. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Little Big Mom (2000)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

7.3
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Lisa finds out how rough Marge has it when her mom is in traction and she becomes the woman of the house. Homer and Bart's antics get her so worked up she conspires to teach them a lesson.

Director: Mark Kirkland | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 715

29. Atlantis (2013–2015)
Episode: The Dying of the Light (2015)

43 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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Jason is on the run with his friends, who are shocked by his recklessness and arrogance - fulfilling the Oracle's view that knowing Pasiphae is his mother would 'blacken his heart'. A ... See full summary »

Director: Justin Molotnikov | Stars: Robert Emms, Mark Addy, Aiysha Hart, Jack Donnelly

Votes: 72

30. Atlantis (2013–2015)
Episode: Touched by the Gods: Part Two (2013)

43 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.4
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Minos' health continues to fade as the tyrannical Pasiphae's scheming reaches its zenith. She sentences Ariadne to a gruesome execution not even the worst of enemies would deserve. Now that... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Webb | Stars: Mark Addy, Jack Donnelly, Robert Emms, Sarah Parish

Votes: 159