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1. 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.

Writers: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski, David Lloyd | Director: James McTeigue | Stars: Hugo Weaving, Natalie Portman, Rupert Graves, Stephen Rea

Votes: 692,140

2. Papillon (1973)

R | 151 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.1
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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.

Writers: Dalton Trumbo, Lorenzo Semple Jr., Henri Charrière | Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman, Victor Jory, Don Gordon

Votes: 86,217

3. Ben-Hur (1959)

G | 212 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.1
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When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.

Writers: Lew Wallace, Karl Tunberg | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, Haya Harareet

Votes: 140,104

4. 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.

Writers: Ernesto 'Che' Guevara, Alberto Granado, Jose Rivera | Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Rodrigo De la Serna, Mía Maestro, Mercedes Morán

Votes: 77,585

5. The Nun's Story (1959)

Not Rated | 149 min | Drama

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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.

Writers: Robert Anderson, Kathryn Hulme | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Edith Evans, Peggy Ashcroft

Votes: 6,383

6. 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.

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

Votes: 2,134

7. 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: 1,032

8. Big Jim McLain (1952)

Approved | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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

Writers: Stephen Vincent Benet, James Edward Grant, Richard English, Eric Taylor | Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Wayne, Nancy Olson, James Arness, Alan Napier

Votes: 1,302

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

Approved | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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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.

Writers: Liam O'Brien, Max Catto | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Frank Sinatra, Kerwin Mathews, Jean-Pierre Aumont

Votes: 1,381

10. 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.

Writers: Tom Fontana, Henry van Dyke | Director: Michael Ray Rhodes | Stars: Martin Sheen, Alan Arkin, Eileen Brennan, Ralph Bellamy

Votes: 344

11. Tiger of Bengal (1959)

101 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

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An architect travels to the remote city of Eschnapur to oversee some work being done at the bequest of the local Maharajah. Along the way the architect meets and falls in love with a ... See full summary »

Writers: Werner Jörg Lüddecke, Thea von Harbou | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Debra Paget, Paul Hubschmid, Walther Reyer, Claus Holm

Votes: 1,496

12. No Man Is an Island (1962)

114 min | War, Drama

7.0
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The true story of George Tweed, an American sailor who became the only serviceman on the island of Guam to avoid capture by the Japanese during the early years of World War II.

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

Votes: 289

13. The Tomb of Love (1959)

102 min | Adventure

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Harald Berger and his Indian lover, the temple dancer Seetha, desperately flee from the shikaris (cavalry) of Eschanapur's maharajah Chandra, who burn a whole village just for letting them ... See full summary »

Writers: Werner Jörg Lüddecke, Thea von Harbou | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Debra Paget, Paul Hubschmid, Walther Reyer, Claus Holm

Votes: 1,364

14. The House Is Black (1963)

20 min | Documentary, Short

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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.

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

Votes: 2,287

15. Calcutta (1969)

105 min | Documentary

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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 »

Writer: Louis Malle | Director: Louis Malle | Star: Louis Malle

Votes: 379

16. He Is My Brother (1975)

G | 90 min | Drama

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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: 18

17. Mysterious Island (2011)

95 min | Horror

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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: 224

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

95 min | Biography, Drama

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

Votes: 55

19. SpinaLonga (2007)

20 min | Short, Drama

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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.

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

Votes: 21

20. The Magic Curse (1975)

85 min | Adventure, Horror

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

Votes: 21

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

48 min | Documentary, History

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

Votes: 9

22. Simple Courage (1992)

58 min | Documentary

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Director: Stephanie J. Castillo

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

PG-13 | 90 min | Western

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

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana | Director: Yves Simoneau | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Keith Carradine, Patricia Childress, Joaquim de Almeida

Votes: 13

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

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

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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.

Creators: Matt Groening, James L. Brooks, Sam Simon | Director: Mark Kirkland | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 619

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

43 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

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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 »

Creators: Johnny Capps, Julian Murphy, Howard Overman | Director: Justin Molotnikov | Stars: Robert Emms, Mark Addy, Aiysha Hart, Jack Donnelly

Votes: 43

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

43 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

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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 »

Creators: Johnny Capps, Julian Murphy, Howard Overman | Director: Jeremy Webb | Stars: Mark Addy, Jack Donnelly, Robert Emms, Sarah Parish

Votes: 146