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1. Gone Girl (2014)

R | 149 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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79 Metascore

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry

Votes: 617,374 | Gross: $167.74M

2. O.J.: Made in America (2016)

TV-MA | 467 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

9.0
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It is the defining cultural tale of modern America - a saga of race, celebrity, media, violence, and the criminal justice system. And two decades after its unforgettable climax, it continues to fascinate, polarize, and develop new chapters.

Director: Ezra Edelman | Stars: Mike Albanese, Muhammad Ali, Marcus Allen, Bea Arthur

Votes: 6,223

3. Chicago (2002)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

7.2
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82 Metascore

Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.

Director: Rob Marshall | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere, Taye Diggs

Votes: 178,021 | Gross: $170.68M

4. Sweet Home Alabama (2002)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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45 Metascore

A young woman who's reinvented herself as a New York socialite must return home to Alabama to obtain a divorce from her husband, after seven years of separation.

Director: Andy Tennant | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Patrick Dempsey, Josh Lucas, Candice Bergen

Votes: 86,255 | Gross: $127.21M

5. Changeling (2008)

R | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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63 Metascore

A grief-stricken mother takes on the LAPD to her own detriment when it stubbornly tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child, while also refusing to give up hope that she will find him one day.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Colm Feore, Amy Ryan, Gattlin Griffith

Votes: 204,575 | Gross: $35.71M

6. What a Girl Wants (2003)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.8
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41 Metascore

An American teenager learns that her father is a wealthy British politician running for office. Although she is eager to find him, she realizes it could cause a scandal and cost him the election.

Director: Dennie Gordon | Stars: Amanda Bynes, Colin Firth, Kelly Preston, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 49,622 | Gross: $35.99M

7. Phone Booth (2002)

R | 81 min | Crime, Thriller

7.1
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56 Metascore

Stuart Shepard finds himself trapped in a phone booth, pinned down by an extortionist's sniper rifle.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Colin Farrell, Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker, Radha Mitchell

Votes: 215,175 | Gross: $46.56M

8. To Die For (1995)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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86 Metascore

Suzanne Stone (Maretto) knows exactly what she wants. She wants to be a television newscaster and she is willing to do anything to get what she wants. What she lacks in intelligence, she ... See full summary »

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Matt Dillon, Joaquin Phoenix, Casey Affleck

Votes: 35,764 | Gross: $21.20M

9. La Dolce Vita (1960)

Not Rated | 174 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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93 Metascore

A series of stories following a week in the life of a philandering paparazzo journalist living in Rome.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aimée, Yvonne Furneaux

Votes: 51,048 | Gross: $19.52M

10. Fourteen Hours (1951)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.2
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An unhappy man threatens suicide by standing on the ledge of a high-rise building for 14 hours.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Paul Douglas, Richard Basehart, Barbara Bel Geddes, Debra Paget

Votes: 1,616

11. Edtv (1999)

PG-13 | 122 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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48 Metascore

A video store clerk agrees to have his life filmed by a camera crew for a television show.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Jenna Elfman, Geoffrey Blake, Gail Boggs

Votes: 36,312 | Gross: $22.36M

12. Spice World (1997)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Family, Music

3.4
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32 Metascore

World famous pop group The Spice Girls zip around London in their luxurious double decker tour bus having various adventures and performing for their fans.

Director: Bob Spiers | Stars: Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Melanie C, Geri Horner

Votes: 28,830 | Gross: $29.25M

13. Ace in the Hole (1951)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Film-Noir

8.2
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72 Metascore

A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to re-jump start his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control circus.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur, Porter Hall

Votes: 20,352

14. The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

Passed | 81 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.7
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When Scott Carey begins to shrink because of exposure to a combination of radiation and insecticide, medical science is powerless to help him.

Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Grant Williams, Randy Stuart, April Kent, Paul Langton

Votes: 12,235

15. Oh, God! (1977)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.6
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When God appears to an assistant grocery manager as a good natured old man, the Almighty selects him as his messenger for the modern world.

Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: John Denver, George Burns, Teri Garr, Donald Pleasence

Votes: 7,273

16. Welcome to Mooseport (2004)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Romance

5.2
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33 Metascore

A US president who has retired after two terms in office returns to his hometown of Mooseport, Maine and decides to run for Mayor against another local candidate.

Director: Donald Petrie | Stars: Gene Hackman, Ray Romano, Maura Tierney, Marcia Gay Harden

Votes: 10,841 | Gross: $14.47M

17. The Laramie Project (2002 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 97 min | Drama, Crime

7.3
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The true story of an American town in the wake of the murder of Matthew Shepard.

Director: Moisés Kaufman | Stars: Christina Ricci, Steve Buscemi, Kathleen Chalfant, Laura Linney

Votes: 5,578

18. Paparazzi (2004)

PG-13 | 84 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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38 Metascore

A rising Hollywood actor decides to take personal revenge against a group of four persistent photographers to make them pay for almost causing a personal tragedy involving his wife and son.

Director: Paul Abascal | Stars: Cole Hauser, Robin Tunney, Dennis Farina, Daniel Baldwin

Votes: 13,390 | Gross: $15.71M

19. Mad City (1997)

PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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45 Metascore

A disgruntled security guard holds a school trip group hostage, while a news reporter forms a bond with him.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: John Travolta, Dustin Hoffman, Alan Alda, Mia Kirshner

Votes: 16,912 | Gross: $10.56M

20. Prime Suspect: The Lost Child (1995 TV Movie)

101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Supt. Tennison orchestrates a search for an abducted baby, but events take a turn for the worst when personal emotions cause complications.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Helen Mirren, Beatie Edney, Robert Glenister, Lesley Sharp

Votes: 1,590

21. Irreconcilable Differences (1984)

PG | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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Alternating between the past and the present, a precocious little girl sues her selfish, career-driven parents for emancipation, surprising them both.

Director: Charles Shyer | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Shelley Long, Drew Barrymore, Sam Wanamaker

Votes: 2,399 | Gross: $12.40M

22. Shaitan (2011)

121 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Five substance-abusing friends decide to fake a kidnapping in order to bribe a police constable for covering-up a hit-and-run accident.

Director: Bejoy Nambiar | Stars: Kalki Koechlin, Shiv Pandit, Gulshan Devaiah, Rajeev Khandelwal

Votes: 5,993

23. Barbarians at the Gate (1993 TV Movie)

R | 107 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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The president of a major tobacco company decides to buy the company himself, but a bidding war ensues as other companies make their own offers.

Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: James Garner, Jonathan Pryce, Peter Riegert, Joanna Cassidy

Votes: 2,302

24. Trog (1970)

GP | 93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.5
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A sympathetic anthropologist uses drugs and surgery to try to communicate with a primitive troglodyte who is found living in a local cave.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Joan Crawford, Michael Gough, Bernard Kay, Kim Braden

Votes: 1,640

25. La dictadura perfecta (2014)

143 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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TV MX, the most powerful Mexican Television Corporation, discloses a scandalous story involving Governor Carmelo Vargas in serious crimes and illicit business. Governor Vargas worried about... See full summary »

Director: Luis Estrada | Stars: Damián Alcázar, Alfonso Herrera, Joaquín Cosio, Osvaldo Benavides

Votes: 3,115

26. The Cry Baby Killer (1958)

70 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.1
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Teenage boy panics and takes hostages when he thinks he's committed murder. Actor Jack Nicholson's film debut as the juvenile delinquent.

Director: Jus Addiss | Stars: Harry Lauter, Jack Nicholson, Carolyn Mitchell, Brett Halsey

Votes: 330

27. La chispa de la vida (2011)

94 min | Drama

6.2
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32 Metascore

An out-of-work publicist who suffers an accident looks to sell the exclusive interview rights to the highest bidder in an attempt to provide for his family.

Director: Álex de la Iglesia | Stars: José Mota, Salma Hayek, Blanca Portillo, Juan Luis Galiardo

Votes: 2,062

28. Paa (2009)

133 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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30 Metascore

A father tries to help his son cope with a rare condition that causes the young boy to age beyond his years.

Director: R. Balki | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Vidya Balan, Paresh Rawal

Votes: 8,264 | Gross: $0.20M

29. Justice (2006–2007)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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A powerful Los Angeles law firm handles high-profile, media-circus cases.

Stars: Victor Garber, Kerr Smith, Rebecca Mader, Eamonn Walker

Votes: 1,465

30. Cold Turkey (1971)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy

6.8
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Hoping for positive publicity, a tobacco company offers $25 million to any American town that quits smoking for 30 days. Amidst a media frenzy, Eagle Rock, Iowa accepts the challenge while the company's PR man tries to sabotage the effort.

Director: Norman Lear | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Pippa Scott, Tom Poston, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 1,519

31. Manson, My Name Is Evil (2009)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

4.8
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Perry, a sheltered chemical engineer, falls in love with Leslie, a former homecoming princess, when he becomes a jury member at her hippie death cult murder trial.

Director: Reginald Harkema | Stars: Peter MacNeill, Gregory Smith, Ryan Robbins, Anjelica Scannura

Votes: 698

32. Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (2008)

Unrated | 99 min | Documentary, Crime

7.3
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78 Metascore

Examines the public scandal and private tragedy which led to legendary filmmaker Roman Polanski's sudden flight from the United States.

Director: Marina Zenovich | Stars: Andrew Braunsberg, Richard Brenneman, Douglas Dalton, Marilyn Beck

Votes: 4,271 | Gross: $0.06M

33. Murder in Texas (1981 TV Movie)

200 min | Drama

7.3
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Story of Texas heiress Joan Robinson who married plastic surgeon, John Hill. Her father, Ash is suspicious of Hill, thinking that he married Joan for money which he used to buy a house and ... See full summary »

Director: William Hale | Stars: Katharine Ross, Sam Elliott, Farrah Fawcett, Andy Griffith

Votes: 242

34. They Won't Forget (1937)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

7.3
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A politically ambitious district attorney, unscrupulous tabloid journalists, and regional prejudice combine to charge a teacher with the murder of his student.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Claude Rains, Gloria Dickson, Edward Norris, Otto Kruger

Votes: 1,053

35. Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani (2000)

160 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.3
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In order to seek justice for a man who exacts vengeance on a politician, who was responsible for his daughter's death, two rival reporters teams up to help him to prove his innocence.

Director: Aziz Mirza | Stars: Haidar Ali, Mona Ambegaonkar, Suresh Bhagwat, Sheeba Chaddha

Votes: 4,950 | Gross: $0.59M

36. Peepli (Live) (2010)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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69 Metascore

An impoverished farmer's threat to end his life invites attention from politicians and media.

Directors: Anusha Rizvi, Mahmood Farooqui | Stars: Omkar Das Manikpuri, Raghuvir Yadav, Shalini Vatsa, Farrukh Jaffar

Votes: 9,192 | Gross: $0.75M

37. Red Planet Mars (1952)

Approved | 87 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

4.9
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An American scientist is able to contact and communicate with Mars with shattering political, economic, and spiritual repercussions.

Director: Harry Horner | Stars: Peter Graves, Andrea King, Herbert Berghof, Walter Sande

Votes: 866

38. Dennis the Menace (1987 TV Movie)

G | 118 min | Family, Comedy

4.5
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This movie puts Henk Ketcham's comic figure 'Dennis' into real life: While digging in his front garden, Dennis finds a big bone. To prove it's from a dinosaur, he persudades his father to ... See full summary »

Director: Doug Rogers | Stars: Russell Alexander, John Alvin, Gregory A. Belitz, Zachary Bostrom

Votes: 295

39. Winchell (1998 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.7
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The true story of the influential and controversial columnist, Walter Winchell.

Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Stanley Tucci, Glenne Headly, Paul Giamatti, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 476

40. Prime Suspect (1982 TV Movie)

R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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Respectable businessman becomes the prime suspect in the abduction and murder of several young girls. He is hounded by the media and disowned by his friends and neighbours.

Director: Noel Black | Stars: Mike Farrell, Teri Garr, Veronica Cartwright, Lane Smith

Votes: 131

41. Paparazzi Princess: The Paris Hilton Story (2008 TV Movie)

Comedy

2.3
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A look at the lavish lifestyles of young, wealthy girls living in Hollywood.

Director: Terry Ingram | Stars: Amber Hay, Sara Canning, Bruce Ramsay, Farrah Aviva

Votes: 116

42. Délka polibku devadesát (1965)

82 min | Comedy

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Young married couple Eva and Jarda Tuma (Dana Syslová and Oldrich Vlach) do not have a place of their own and cannot provide for a baby. However, nature wins and Eva becomes pregnant. At ... See full summary »

Director: Antonín Moskalyk | Stars: Dana Syslová, Oldrich Vlach, Otomar Krejca, Vlasta Chramostová

43. Riyû (2004)

160 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Four people are murdered in an apartment block, but none of them seem connected.

Director: Nobuhiko Ôbayashi | Stars: Takehiro Murata, Saki Terashima, Miyoko Akaza, Takuro Atsuki

Votes: 72

44. Hollywood: The Great Stars (1963 TV Movie)

51 min | Documentary, History

3.9
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Host Henry Fonda follows the creation of the star system with Mary Pickford in the Silent Era through its demise in the early Sixties.

Director: Marshall Flaum | Stars: Henry Fonda, Walter Abel, June Allyson, George Arliss

Votes: 47

45. The Legend of Rudolph Valentino (1961 Video)

75 min | Documentary, Biography

7.0
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A documentary of Hollywood's first great Latin Lover, the contradictions in his personal life, and his premature death.

Directors: Graeme Ferguson, Saul J. Turell | Stars: Jean Acker, Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, Agnes Ayres, John Barrymore

Votes: 22

46. Zwei Tote im Sender und Don Carlos im Pogl (1982 TV Movie)

Comedy

8.3
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A writer comes to the TV station for the final work on his film. Meanwhile in another studio a version of Don Carlos is produced. But the writer is not happy: he is entered as "right" into ... See full summary »

Director: Joachim Roering | Stars: Claus Biederstaedt, Ruth-Maria Kubitschek, Heinz Ehrenfreund, Peter Pasetti

Votes: 19

47. Kuro no honryu (1972)

90 min | Thriller

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Director: Yûsuke Watanabe | Stars: Tsutomu Yamazaki, Mariko Okada, Keiko Matsuzaka, Kei Satô

48. Ante el cadáver de un líder (1974)

81 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A union leader dies in a sleazy hotel room, then the wife, mistress, police, co workers, reporters, colleagues, and political figures arrive to the hotel and each has its own intentions.

Director: Alejandro Galindo | Stars: David Reynoso, Gonzalo Vega, Celia Viveros, Ana Lilia Tovar

Votes: 39

49. Raffles (1958)

Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Director: Alejandro Galindo | Stars: Rafael Bertrand, Martha Mijares, Prudencia Grifell, Arturo Martínez

Votes: 7

50. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: A Taste of Freedom (2002)

TV-14 | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance

8.1
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Dr. Zoidberg's exuberant celebration of Freedom Day makes him Public Enemy #1.

Director: James Purdum | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 884