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1. The Last Samurai (2003)

R | 154 min | Action, Drama, History

7.7
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55 Metascore

An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe, Billy Connolly, William Atherton

Votes: 319,911 | Gross: $111.11M

2. Closer (I) (2004)

R | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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65 Metascore

The relationships of two couples become complicated and deceitful when the man from one couple meets the woman of the other.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Natalie Portman, Jude Law, Clive Owen, Julia Roberts

Votes: 169,338 | Gross: $33.99M

3. Fallen (1998)

R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.

Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 59,075 | Gross: $25.19M

4. Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)

PG | 95 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.8
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52 Metascore

A young adventurer named Milo Thatch joins an intrepid group of explorers to find the mysterious lost continent of Atlantis.

Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Jim Varney, Corey Burton, James Garner

Votes: 73,495 | Gross: $84.04M

5. My Fair Lady (1964)

Approved | 170 min | Drama, Family, Musical

7.9
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A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White

Votes: 67,526 | Gross: $72.00M

6. Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.4
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51 Metascore

The Enterprise is diverted to the Romulan homeworld Romulus, supposedly because they want to negotiate a peace treaty.

Director: Stuart Baird | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton

Votes: 59,130 | Gross: $43.12M

7. Forbidden Planet (1956)

Approved | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.7
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A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet's colony only to find two survivors and a deadly secret that one of them has.

Director: Fred M. Wilcox | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen, Warren Stevens

Votes: 34,363 | Gross: $3.00M

8. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)

30 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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British sitcom about the simple relationship between Mike and Laura, two fairly unlikely individuals who come together and form an unmarried union. Nearing 40, Laura appears perplexed most ... See full summary »

Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Susan Penhaligon, Richard Warwick

Votes: 451

9. The Seventh Sign (1988)

R | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.9
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In Haiti, the sea and the life-form die; in the Middle East, a town is frozen. These are signs of the Apocalypse and the Vatican is investigating, but Father Lucci advises that these omens ... See full summary »

Director: Carl Schultz | Stars: Demi Moore, Michael Biehn, Jürgen Prochnow, Peter Friedman

Votes: 10,543 | Gross: $18.88M

10. Too Late the Hero (1970)

GP | 145 min | Action, War, Drama

6.8
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A reluctant hero, American Lt. Sam Lawson, is secunded to a motley British unit tasked with destroying a Japanese radio on a Philippine island.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Michael Caine, Cliff Robertson, Ian Bannen, Harry Andrews

Votes: 2,568

11. I Was a Male War Bride (1949)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Romance, War

7.1
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Captain Henri Rochard is a French officer assigned to work with Lieut. Catherine Gates. Through a wacky series of misadventures, they fall in love and marry. When the war ends, Capt. ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Cary Grant, Ann Sheridan, Marion Marshall, Randy Stuart

Votes: 5,899

12. Do I Sound Gay? (2014)

77 min | Documentary

5.4
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65 Metascore

A documentary about the stereotype of the gay voice.

Director: David Thorpe | Stars: David Thorpe, George Takei, Tim Gunn, David Sedaris

Votes: 1,291 | Gross: $0.06M

13. The Discovery of Heaven (2001)

150 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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God is disappointed with the human race and wants his stone tablets back. An angel is given the assignment and, with Gabriëls help, tries to manipulate several humans on earth to get his ... See full summary »

Director: Jeroen Krabbé | Stars: Maureen Lipman, Will Bowden, Jeroen Krabbé, Stephen Fry

Votes: 3,517

14. Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992)

167 min | Documentary, Biography, War

8.2
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A film about the noted American linguist/political dissident and his warning about corporate media's role in modern propaganda.

Directors: Mark Achbar, Peter Wintonick | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Mark Achbar, Karin Aguilar-San Juan, Paul Andrews

Votes: 3,613

15. Sherman's March (1985)

157 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance

7.5
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Ross McElwee sets out to make a documentary about the lingering effects of General Sherman's march of destruction through the South during the Civil War, but is continually sidetracked by ... See full summary »

Director: Ross McElwee | Stars: Ross McElwee, Dede McElwee, Ross McElwee Jr., Patricia Rendleman

Votes: 1,837

16. Jungle Child (2011)

131 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.1
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A family of a German linguist lives with an indigenous tribe in Papua New Guinea.

Director: Roland Suso Richter | Stars: Stella Kunkat, Thomas Kretschmann, Nadja Uhl, Sina Tkotsch

Votes: 763

17. Camouflage (1977)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A group of students are spending the summer vacation at a university camp studying the science of linguistics. One of the camp directors, Jaroslaw, is a young professor who prefers the ... See full summary »

Director: Krzysztof Zanussi | Stars: Piotr Garlicki, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Christine Paul-Podlasky, Mariusz Dmochowski

Votes: 609

18. The Statue (1971)

R | 84 min | Comedy

5.5
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Bolt, a British linguist, develops a universal language, so he's a sudden sensation and receives a Nobel prize. An ambitious diplomat, capitalizing on Bolt's celebrity, arranges for the U.S... See full summary »

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: David Niven, Virna Lisi, Robert Vaughn, Ann Bell

Votes: 113

19. Joy of Learning (1969)

95 min | Drama

6.4
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How do we learn? What do we know? Night after night, not long before dawn, two young adults, Patricia and Emile, meet on a sound stage to discuss learning, discourse, and the path to ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Juliet Berto, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Jean-Luc Godard

Votes: 517

20. The Linguists (2008)

65 min | Documentary

7.7
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David and Greg are "The Linguists," who document languages on the verge of extinction. In the rugged landscapes of Siberia, India, and Bolivia, their resolve is tested by institutionalized racism and violent economic unrest.

Directors: Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller, Jeremy Newberger | Stars: Gregory D.S. Anderson, K. David Harrison

Votes: 173

21. God's Outlaw (1986)

93 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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A dramatized biography of William Tyndale, the 16th Century reformer determined to translate the Bible into English, which illegal act set him at odds with the Catholic Church, Sir Thomas More and King Henry VIII.

Director: Tony Tew | Stars: Roger Rees, Bernard Archard, Keith Barron, Kenneth Gilbert

Votes: 137

22. Andy Hardy's Private Secretary (1941)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Andy Hardy is about to graduate from high school and thinks he's pretty big stuff, so he hires a secretary, Kathryn Land. Kathryn and Polly Benedict, Andy's girlfriend, help him pass his ... See full summary »

Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Lewis Stone, Mickey Rooney, Fay Holden, Ann Rutherford

Votes: 328

23. The Lover (2002)

100 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Director: Valeriy Todorovskiy | Stars: Oleg Yankovskiy, Sergey Garmash, Andrey Smirnov, Vera Voronkova

Votes: 405

24. Sons of Liberty (1939)

Approved | 20 min | Short, Biography, Drama

5.9
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Set during the American Revolution, this colorful 2 reel short tells the story of Haym Salomon, American patriot and financier of the American Revolution.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Claude Rains, Gale Sondergaard, Donald Crisp, Montagu Love

Votes: 226

25. On Top of the Whale (1982)

90 min | Fantasy

7.0
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A parody of anthropology, linguistics, and cultural imperialism. The film follows an unlikely team of linguists into the wilds of an ersatz Patagonia to study the last speakers of a dying ... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Jean Badin, Fernando Bordeu, Herbert Curiel, Amber De Grau

Votes: 128

26. A Mere Mortal (1991)

85 min | Thriller

6.9
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A young man, a researcher in ancient languages, begins to receive strange radio messages in a language only he knows. The messages ask him for very bizarre missions. Eventually, he ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Jolivet | Stars: Philippe Volter, Christophe Bourseiller, Nathalie Roussel, Roland Giraud

Votes: 196

27. Nancy Drew: The Shattered Medallion (2014 Video Game)

E | Adventure, Mystery

7.1
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Teen detective Nancy Drew travels to New Zealand to compete in a reality TV competition and ends up investigating the strange mishaps that are causing the show to spiral out of control.

Director: Tim Burke | Stars: Lani Minella, Jennifer Pratt, Sofia Rybin, Shiromi Arserio

Votes: 19

28. Joe Palooka in The Counterpunch (1949)

Approved | 74 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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Joe heads for South America to fight the Latin champ. Shipboard, he helps federal agents fight counterfeiters. He also spars with love interest Anne Howe.

Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Leon Errol, Joe Kirkwood Jr., Elyse Knox, Marcel Journet

Votes: 8

29. Target Risk (1975 TV Movie)

73 min | Action, Thriller

7.0
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A professional courier's girlfriend is abducted, and the kidnappers threaten to kill her unless the courier helps them fake a diamond robbery.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Meredith Baxter, John P. Ryan, Bo Svenson, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 14

30. Cunning Linguist (2010)

32 min | Short

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Brian and Gina are strapped for cash, and Brian has a plan to get out of this rut. Will he and his crazy friends go through with this plan?

Director: Mitch Ebert | Stars: Brett Blackham, Michael Brown, Kayla Nash, Chuck Prater

31. Kim jest ten czlowiek? (1985)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, War

7.8
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The story is set in 1939. A military officer is stripped of his rank for his apparent collaboration with a counter-espionage agent while on a mission in Paris. Then he is enlisted in his ... See full summary »

Directors: Ewa Petelska, Czeslaw Petelski | Stars: Henryk Talar, Ewa Szykulska, Wienczyslaw Glinski, Krzysztof Chamiec

Votes: 20

32. Golden Hands of Kurigal (1966 TV Movie)

Approved | 100 min

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Yet another truncated version of a 12 episode serial "re-edited" into feature length form for television distribution. This time it's Federal Agents vs. Underworld, Inc. (1949).

Director: Fred C. Brannon | Stars: Kirk Alyn, Rosemary La Planche, Roy Barcroft, Carol Forman

33. Eliza Dulittl (1968 TV Movie)

76 min | Comedy, Musical

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Director: Viktor Okuntsov | Stars: Lyudmila Vagner, Leonard Borisevich, Sergey Boyarskiy, Nikolay Trofimov

34. Secrets of the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Battle for the Bible (2007)

55 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

8.3
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Three men of the Middle Ages dare to circulate English-language translations of the Bible and pay dearly for their heresy.

Director: David Wilson | Stars: Liev Schreiber, John Higgins, Simon Williams, Graham Turner

Votes: 18

35. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: To Serve Man (1962)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

9.2
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An alien race comes to earth, promising peace and sharing technology. A linguist and his team set out to translate the alien's language, using a book whose title they deduce is "To Serve Man".

Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: Lloyd Bochner, Susan Cummings, Richard Kiel, Hardie Albright

Votes: 1,982

36. History Specials (2010– )
Episode: Who Really Discovered America? (2010)

89 min | History, War

7.7
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Did other explorers beat Columbus to our shores? New evidence suggests that America may have been discovered -- and rediscovered -- by Asian, Celtic, and Polynesian tribes, among others. ... See full summary »

Votes: 16