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1. Jurassic Park (1993)

PG-13 | 127 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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68 Metascore

During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.

Writers: Michael Crichton, David Koepp | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 517,463

2. The Imitation Game (2014)

PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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73 Metascore

During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.

Writers: Graham Moore, Andrew Hodges | Director: Morten Tyldum | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Allen Leech

Votes: 316,634

3. Good Will Hunting (1997)

R | 126 min | Drama

8.3
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70 Metascore

Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.

Writers: Matt Damon, Ben Affleck | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgård

Votes: 527,937

4. A Beautiful Mind (2001)

PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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72 Metascore

After a brilliant but asocial mathematician, John Nash, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

Writers: Akiva Goldsman, Sylvia Nasar | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 523,208

5. Numb3rs (2005–2010)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Working for the FBI, a mathematician uses equations to help solve various crimes.

Creators: Nicolas Falacci, Cheryl Heuton | Stars: Rob Morrow, David Krumholtz, Judd Hirsch, Alimi Ballard

Votes: 31,037

6. 21 Grams (2003)

R | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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70 Metascore

A freak accident brings together a critically ill mathematician, a grieving mother, and a born-again ex-con.

Writer: Guillermo Arriaga | Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu | Stars: Sean Penn, Benicio Del Toro, Naomi Watts, Danny Huston

Votes: 174,931

7. Incendies (2010)

R | 139 min | Drama, Mystery, War

8.2
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82 Metascore

Twins journey to the Middle East to discover their family history, and fulfill their mother's last wishes.

Writers: Valérie Beaugrand-Champagne, Wajdi Mouawad, Denis Villeneuve | Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Lubna Azabal, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, Maxim Gaudette, Mustafa Kamel

Votes: 64,761

8. 21 (2008)

PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.8
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48 Metascore

"21" is the fact-based story about six MIT students who were trained to become experts in card counting and subsequently took Vegas casinos for millions in winnings.

Writers: Peter Steinfeld, Allan Loeb, Ben Mezrich | Director: Robert Luketic | Stars: Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth, Kevin Spacey, Aaron Yoo

Votes: 179,370

9. Pi (1998)

R | 84 min | Drama, Thriller

7.5
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72 Metascore

A paranoid mathematician searches for a key number that will unlock the universal patterns found in nature.

Writers: Darren Aronofsky, Sean Gullette, Eric Watson | Director: Darren Aronofsky | Stars: Sean Gullette, Mark Margolis, Ben Shenkman, Pamela Hart

Votes: 133,428

10. Agora (2009)

R | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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55 Metascore

A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hope of pursuing freedom while falling in love with his mistress, the famous philosophy and mathematics professor Hypatia of Alexandria.

Writers: Alejandro Amenábar, Mateo Gil | Director: Alejandro Amenábar | Stars: Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella, Oscar Isaac, Ashraf Barhom

Votes: 47,569

11. Proof (2005)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Mystery

6.8
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64 Metascore

The daughter of a brilliant but mentally disturbed mathematician, recently deceased, tries to come to grips with her possible inheritance: his insanity. Complicating matters are one of her father's ex-students who wants to search through his papers and her estranged sister who shows up to help settle his affairs.

Writers: David Auburn, Rebecca Miller | Director: John Madden | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Anthony Hopkins, Hope Davis, Jake Gyllenhaal

Votes: 34,094

12. Sphere (1998)

PG-13 | 134 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.0
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35 Metascore

A spaceship is discovered under three hundred years' worth of coral growth at the bottom of the ocean.

Writers: Michael Crichton, Kurt Wimmer, Stephen Hauser, Paul Attanasio | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Coyote

Votes: 74,304

13. Straw Dogs (1971)

Unrated | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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A young American and his English wife come to rural England and face increasingly vicious local harassment.

Writers: David Zelag Goodman, Sam Peckinpah, Gordon Williams | Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Susan George, Peter Vaughan, T.P. McKenna

Votes: 42,432

14. Cube²: Hypercube (2002)

R | 94 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.6
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Eight strangers awaken with no memory and find themselves in a puzzling cube shaped room where the laws of physics do not always apply.

Writers: Sean Hood, Ernie Barbarash, Lauren McLaughlin | Director: Andrzej Sekula | Stars: Kari Matchett, Geraint Wyn Davies, Grace Lynn Kung, Matthew Ferguson

Votes: 46,103

15. The Oxford Murders (2008)

R | 104 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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At Oxford University, a professor and a grad student work together to try to stop a potential series of murders seemingly linked by mathematical symbols.

Writers: Álex de la Iglesia, Jorge Guerricaechevarría, Guillermo Martínez | Director: Álex de la Iglesia | Stars: Elijah Wood, John Hurt, Leonor Watling, Jim Carter

Votes: 20,991

16. Dark Matter (I) (2007)

R | 88 min | Drama

6.2
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49 Metascore

Based on actual events, a Chinese university student responds violently when his chances for a Nobel Prize are dashed by school politics.

Writers: Billy Shebar, Shi-Zheng Chen | Director: Shi-Zheng Chen | Stars: Meryl Streep, Ye Liu, Peng Chi, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 2,653

17. The Best of Youth (2003)

R | 383 min | Drama, Romance

8.5
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89 Metascore

An Italian epic that follows the lives of two brothers, from the 1960s to the 2000s.

Writers: Sandro Petraglia, Stefano Rulli | Director: Marco Tullio Giordana | Stars: Luigi Lo Cascio, Alessio Boni, Jasmine Trinca, Sonia Bergamasco

Votes: 15,294

18. The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)

PG-13 | 126 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Rose and Gregory, both Columbia University professors meet when Rose's sister answers Gregory's "personals" ad. Several times burned, the handsome-but-boring Gregory believes that sex has ... See full summary »

Writers: André Cayatte, Gérard Oury, Richard LaGravenese | Director: Barbra Streisand | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Jeff Bridges, Lauren Bacall, George Segal

Votes: 10,648

19. An Invisible Sign (2010)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.4
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23 Metascore

Mona Gray is a 20-year-old loner who, as a child, turned to math for salvation after her father became ill. As an adult, Mona now teaches the subject and must help her students through their own crises.

Writers: Pamela Falk, Michael Ellis, Aimee Bender | Director: Marilyn Agrelo | Stars: Jessica Alba, Chris Messina, Sonia Braga, John Shea

Votes: 2,925

20. The Good Thief (I) (2002)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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68 Metascore

An aging gambler on a losing streak attempts to rob a casino in Monte Carlo. But someone's already tipped off the cops before he even makes a move.

Writers: Auguste Le Breton, Jean-Pierre Melville, Neil Jordan | Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Nick Nolte, Ralph Fiennes, Nutsa Kukhianidze, Ouassini Embarek

Votes: 8,658

21. Fermat's Room (2007)

89 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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Four mathematicians who do not know each other are invited by a mysterious host on the pretext of resolving a great enigma. The room in which they find themselves turns out to be a ... See full summary »

Writers: Luis Piedrahita, Rodrigo Sopeña | Directors: Luis Piedrahita, Rodrigo Sopeña | Stars: Alejo Sauras, Elena Ballesteros, Lluís Homar, Santi Millán

Votes: 11,545

22. No Highway in the Sky (1951)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically and in a novel manner after a specific number flying hours.

Writers: Nevil Shute, R.C. Sherriff, Oscar Millard, Alec Coppel | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Glynis Johns, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 1,992

23. Travelling Salesman (2012)

80 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.8
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Four mathematicians are hired by the US government to solve the most powerful problem in computer science history.

Writers: Andy Lanzone, Timothy Lanzone | Director: Timothy Lanzone | Stars: Danny Barclay, Eric Bloom, David John Cole, Malek Houlihan

Votes: 674

24. Donovan's Echo (2011)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.2
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A series of uncanny déjà vu events force a man to re-examine his tragic past, memory, instinct, and future.

Writers: Jim Cliffe, Melodie Krieger | Director: Jim Cliffe | Stars: Danny Glover, Kyarra Willis, Karen Holness, Bruce Greenwood

Votes: 1,113

25. The Solitude of Prime Numbers (2010)

118 min | Drama

6.4
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Non-linearly follows two kids, rejected by their peers, who become friends. They separate later in life and dedicate to their careers. Still, they feel as if something is missing.

Writers: Paolo Giordano, Saverio Costanzo | Director: Saverio Costanzo | Stars: Alba Rohrwacher, Luca Marinelli, Martina Albano, Vittorio Lomartire

Votes: 2,301

26. The Giant Claw (1957)

Approved | 75 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.1
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Global panic ensues when it is revealed that a mysterious UFO is actually a giant bird that flies at supersonic speed and has no regard for life or architecture.

Writers: Samuel Newman, Paul Gangelin | Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Jeff Morrow, Mara Corday, Morris Ankrum, Louis Merrill

Votes: 1,943

27. Codebreaker (2011 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 62 min | Drama

7.0
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The highs and lows of Alan Turing's life, tracking his extraordinary accomplishments, his government persecution through to his tragic death in 1954. In the last 18 months of his short life... See full summary »

Writer: Craig Warner | Directors: Clare Beavan, Nic Stacey | Stars: Ed Stoppard, Henry Goodman, Paul McGann, Asa Briggs

Votes: 671

28. Les liaisons dangereuses (1959)

106 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Juliette Merteuil and Valmont is a sophisticated couple, always looking for fun and excitement. Both have sexual affairs with others and share their experiences with one another. But there ... See full summary »

Writers: Claude Brulé, Choderlos de Laclos, Roger Vadim, Roger Vailland | Director: Roger Vadim | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Gérard Philipe, Annette Stroyberg, Madeleine Lambert

Votes: 828

29. Rasen (1998)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.4
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A young pathologist seeks answers to the mysterious death of a friend and soon comes into contact with the same cursed videotape that caused the death of the friend's wife and son, which is haunted by the curse of Sadako, a relentless spirit.

Writers: Jôji Iida, Kôji Suzuki | Director: Jôji Iida | Stars: Kôichi Satô, Miki Nakatani, Hinako Saeki, Shingo Tsurumi

Votes: 1,818

30. Wordplay (2006)

PG | 94 min | Documentary

7.4
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73 Metascore

An in-depth look at The New York Times' long-time crossword puzzle editor Will Shortz and his loyal fan base.

Writers: Patrick Creadon, Christine O'Malley | Director: Patrick Creadon | Stars: Will Shortz, Ken Burns, Jon Stewart, Merl Reagle

Votes: 3,335

31. Mathnet (1987–1992)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

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Creators: David D. Connell, Jim Thurman | Stars: Joe Howard, Beverly Leech, Bari K. Willerford, Toni Di Buono

Votes: 133

32. Infinity (1996)

PG | 119 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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Story of the early life of genius and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman.

Writers: Richard Feynman, Ralph Leighton, Patricia Broderick | Director: Matthew Broderick | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Patricia Arquette, Jeffrey Force, Peter Riegert

Votes: 1,430

33. Ted (1998)

85 min | Comedy

4.5
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Satrical life story of the Unabomber, Ted Kaczynsky (played by Daniel Passer), is done as a pseudo-documentary and narrated by his "brother" (Paul Provenza). It follows his life from ... See full summary »

Writers: Gary Ellenberg, Daniel Passer, A.J. Peralta | Director: Gary Ellenberg | Stars: Daniel Passer, Edie McClurg, Richard Fancy, Jeff Corey

Votes: 26

34. Dangerous Moves (1984)

100 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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Two masters of chess duel each other not only in their game but also in their different ideologies. The veteran Akiva is a Soviet Jew and ferocious Communist, master of his game but also ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Dembo | Director: Richard Dembo | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Alexandre Arbatt, Liv Ullmann, Leslie Caron

Votes: 739

35. Crash Canyon (2011– )

Animation, Comedy

4.3
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While driving to a family vacation a family falls and is trapped in a canyon where they must learn to get on with their fellow stranded neighbours and mostly, each other.

Creators: Joel H. Cohen, Phil Lafrance, Jamie LeClaire, Kyle MacDougall | Stars: Patrick McKenna, Jennifer Irwin, Bryn McAuley, Joanne Vannicola

Votes: 504

36. Domain (2009)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

5.7
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64 Metascore

A drama centered on the relationship between a teenager, Pierre, and Nadia, a woman in her thirties.

Writer: Patric Chiha | Director: Patric Chiha | Stars: Béatrice Dalle, Isaïe Sultan, Alain Libolt, Raphaël Bouvet

Votes: 123

37. Sebastian (1968)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A British mathematician, working on code decryption, unexpectedly falls in love with another decrypter. This leads them to a complicated intrigue within the codebreakers.

Writers: Leo Marks, Gerald Vaughan-Hughes | Director: David Greene | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Susannah York, Lilli Palmer, John Gielgud

Votes: 344

38. The Bank (2001)

104 min | Thriller, Drama

6.7
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54 Metascore

The Bank is a thriller about banking, corruption and alchemy.

Writers: Brian Price, Mike Betar, Robert Connolly | Director: Robert Connolly | Stars: David Wenham, Anthony LaPaglia, Sibylla Budd, Steve Rodgers

Votes: 2,423

39. The Secret Number (2012)

15 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.8
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A psychiatrist is compelled by his patient, an obsessive mathematician, to consider the existence of a secret integer between three and four.

Writers: Colin Levy, Igor Teper | Director: Colin Levy | Stars: Daniel Jones, Tom Nowicki, Tom Carleglio, James Troutman

Votes: 205

40. Comment j'ai détesté les maths (2013)

Documentary, Mystery

6.7
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What is striking when you talk with mathematicians is that sparkle in their eyes, and their sudden joyful voice trying to share with you a concept, a theory. They continuously use words ... See full summary »

Writers: Amandine Escoffier, Olivier Peyon | Director: Olivier Peyon

Votes: 87

41. Homage (1995)

R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

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Writer: Mark Medoff | Director: Ross Kagan Marks | Stars: Blythe Danner, Frank Whaley, Sheryl Lee, Danny Nucci

Votes: 129

42. N Is a Number: A Portrait of Paul Erdös (1993)

Not Rated | 57 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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In an age when genius is a mere commodity, it is useful to look at a person who led a rich life without the traditional trappings of success. A man with no home and no job... See full synopsis »

Director: George Paul Csicsery | Stars: Paul Erdös, Ronald Graham, Joel Spencer, J.W.S. Cassels

Votes: 155

43. The Professor and His Beloved Equation (2006)

117 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.5
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This is the story between single mother housekeeper and mathematics professor,who has a brain damage.

Writers: Takashi Koizumi, Yoko Ogawa | Director: Takashi Koizumi | Stars: Akira Terao, Eri Fukatsu, Takanari Saito, Hidetaka Yoshioka

Votes: 486

44. Butterfly Dreaming (2008)

Drama, Thriller

5.1
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Anxious dreams, hallucinations, and paranoid reality torment a young math professor in the aftermath of his wife's death in a car accident. As madness, addiction and affairs send the story ... See full summary »

Writer: Rufus Williams | Director: Rufus Williams | Stars: Andrew Bowen, Ken Michelman, Toan Le, Kristen Manning

Votes: 114

45. Anthony, Warrior of God (2006)

110 min | Biography

6.3
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The life of Anthony of Padua (1195-1231) from his arrival on Sicily's shores via shipwreck in 1221 to his death. He's a Portuguese monk who, once in Italy, seeks out St. Francis. Anthony's ... See full summary »

Writers: Bellucco Antonello, Giovanna Caico, Angelo Grasso | Director: Antonello Belluco | Stars: Jordi Mollà, Paolo De Vita, Matt Patresi, Andrea Ascolese

Votes: 123

46. Morte di un matematico napoletano (1992)

108 min | Drama, Music

6.7
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Il film racconta gli ultimi giorni di vita a Napoli del professore Renato Caccioppoli... See full synopsis »

Writers: Mario Martone, Fabrizia Ramondino | Director: Mario Martone | Stars: Carlo Cecchi, Anna Bonaiuto, Renato Carpentieri, Toni Servillo

Votes: 206

47. Sekret Enigmy (1979)

158 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.1
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Three Polish mathematicians are the first to crack the sophisticated Enigma code used by the Germans just before the Second World War. They build replicas of the Enigma machines and manage ... See full summary »

Writers: Stanislaw Strumph-Wojtkiewicz, Roman Wionczek | Director: Roman Wionczek | Stars: Tadeusz Borowski, Piotr Fronczewski, Piotr Garlicki, Tadeusz Plucinski

Votes: 33

48. The Gold Cup (2000)

92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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Los Angeles at the end of the century.

Writer: Lucas Reiner | Director: Lucas Reiner | Stars: Wood Harris, Jim Haynie, Sarah Lassez, O-Lan Jones

Votes: 26

49. Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter (1994)

44 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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Writer: Deborah Hoffmann | Director: Deborah Hoffmann | Star: Doris Hoffmann

Votes: 63

50. Gödel (2007)

25 min | Short, Drama

7.2
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Writer: Marko Martens | Director: Igor Kramer | Stars: Robert Stuc, Andrea Nürnberger, André Waardenburg, Naomi Dorré

Votes: 20