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1. House M.D. (2004–2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery

8.9
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An antisocial maverick doctor who specializes in diagnostic medicine does whatever it takes to solve puzzling cases that come his way using his crack team of doctors and his wits.

Creator: David Shore | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard, Jesse Spencer

Votes: 253,843

2. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

R | 133 min | Drama

8.7
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79 Metascore

Upon admittance to a mental institution, a brash rebel rallies the patients to take on the oppressive head nurse.

Writers: Lawrence Hauben, Bo Goldman, Ken Kesey, Dale Wasserman | Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco

Votes: 584,168

3. Private Practice (2007–2013)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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A spin-off of the medical drama "Grey's Anatomy" centering on the life of neonatal surgeon Addison Montgomery.

Creator: Shonda Rhimes | Stars: Kate Walsh, Paul Adelstein, KaDee Strickland, Taye Diggs

Votes: 16,474

4. Girl, Interrupted (1999)

R | 127 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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51 Metascore

Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s.

Writers: Susanna Kaysen, James Mangold, Lisa Loomer, Anna Hamilton Phelan | Director: James Mangold | Stars: Winona Ryder, Angelina Jolie, Clea DuVall, Brittany Murphy

Votes: 110,926

5. The Elephant Man (1980)

PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity.

Writers: Christopher De Vore, Eric Bergren, David Lynch, Frederick Treves, Ashley Montagu | Director: David Lynch | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud

Votes: 140,498

6. Diagnosis Murder (1993–2001)

60 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

6.8
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Dr. Mark Sloan has a knack for getting into trouble, negotiating the twists and turns of mysteries and solving crimes with the help of his son, Steve, a homicide detective.

Creator: Joyce Burditt | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Barry Van Dyke, Victoria Rowell, Charlie Schlatter

Votes: 3,710

7. Nip/Tuck (2003–2010)

TV-MA | 44 min | Drama

7.7
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Two plastic surgeons - one a dedicated family man and one an unscrupulous playboy - strive to maintain their business whilst having to face numerous hardships ranging from personal relationships to clients with criminal connections.

Creator: Ryan Murphy | Stars: Dylan Walsh, Julian McMahon, Joely Richardson, John Hensley

Votes: 44,865

8. Emergency! (1972–1979)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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The crew of Los Angeles County Fire Dept. Station 51, particularly the paramedic team, and Rampart Hospital respond to emergencies in their operating area.

Creators: Harold Jack Bloom, Robert A. Cinader | Stars: Randolph Mantooth, Kevin Tighe, Julie London, Bobby Troup

Votes: 2,193

9. Patch Adams (1998)

PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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25 Metascore

In the 1970s, a medical student treats patients, illegally, using humor.

Writers: Patch Adams, Maureen Mylander, Steve Oedekerk | Director: Tom Shadyac | Stars: Robin Williams, Daniel London, Monica Potter, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Votes: 71,451

10. Awakenings (1990)

PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama

7.8
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74 Metascore

The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them.

Writers: Oliver Sacks, Steven Zaillian | Director: Penny Marshall | Stars: Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner, Ruth Nelson

Votes: 81,614

11. Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993–1998)

60 min | Drama, Family, Western

6.6
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The trials and adventures of a female doctor in a small wild west town.

Creator: Beth Sullivan | Stars: Jane Seymour, Joe Lando, Chad Allen, Shawn Toovey

Votes: 6,407

12. John Q (2002)

PG-13 | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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30 Metascore

A down-on-his luck father, whose insurance won't cover his son's heart transplant, takes the hospital's emergency room hostage until the doctors agree to perform the operation.

Writer: James Kearns | Director: Nick Cassavetes | Stars: Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, Gabriela Oltean, Kimberly Elise

Votes: 88,081

13. Frequency (2000)

PG-13 | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.3
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67 Metascore

An accidental cross-time radio link connects father and son across 30 years. The son tries to save his father's life, but then must fix the consequences.

Writer: Toby Emmerich | Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Jim Caviezel, Shawn Doyle, Elizabeth Mitchell

Votes: 74,035

14. The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)

R | 110 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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After her humiliated husband kills himself, an embittered pregnant widow loses her child, and embarks on a mission of vengeance against a woman and her family.

Writer: Amanda Silver | Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Annabella Sciorra, Rebecca De Mornay, Matt McCoy, Ernie Hudson

Votes: 26,570

15. Outbreak (1995)

R | 127 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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Extreme measures are necessary to contain an epidemic of a deadly airborne virus. But how extreme, exactly?

Writers: Laurence Dworet, Robert Roy Pool | Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey

Votes: 84,749

16. Awake (2007)

R | 84 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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33 Metascore

The story focuses on a man who suffers "anesthetic awareness" and finds himself awake and aware, but paralyzed, during heart surgery. His mother must wrestle with her own demons as a turn of events unfolds around them, while trying to unfold the story hidden behind her son's young wife.

Writer: Joby Harold | Director: Joby Harold | Stars: Hayden Christensen, Jessica Alba, Terrence Howard, Lena Olin

Votes: 58,762

17. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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The lives and trials of the staff of a major hospital in Chicago.

Creator: David E. Kelley | Stars: Mandy Patinkin, Adam Arkin, Hector Elizondo, Peter Berg

Votes: 2,406

18. Blindness (2008)

R | 121 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.6
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45 Metascore

A city is ravaged by an epidemic of instant "white blindness". Those first afflicted are quarantined by the authorities in an abandoned mental hospital where the newly created "society of ... See full summary »

Writers: José Saramago, Don McKellar | Director: Fernando Meirelles | Stars: Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Gael García Bernal, Yûsuke Iseya

Votes: 54,924

19. Doctor Dolittle (1998)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.3
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46 Metascore

A Doctor finds out that he can understand what animals are saying. And the animals find out that he understands.

Writers: Hugh Lofting, Nat Mauldin, Larry Levin | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Peter Boyle, Ossie Davis, Oliver Platt

Votes: 65,709

20. Flatliners (1990)

R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.5
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Four Medical students experiment on "near death" experiences that involve past tragedies until the dark consequences begin to jeopardize their lives.

Writer: Peter Filardi | Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Julia Roberts, William Baldwin

Votes: 57,374

21. Lorenzo's Oil (1992)

PG-13 | 129 min | Drama

7.2
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A boy develops a disease so rare that nobody is working on a cure, so his father decides to learn all about it and tackle the problem himself.

Writers: George Miller, Nick Enright | Director: George Miller | Stars: Nick Nolte, Susan Sarandon, Peter Ustinov, Kathleen Wilhoite

Votes: 14,737

22. Mercy (2009–2010)

60 min | Drama

7.1
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Three nurses deal with patients and personal issues at Mercy Hospital.

Creator: Liz Heldens | Stars: Taylor Schilling, Michelle Trachtenberg, Jaime Lee Kirchner, James Tupper

Votes: 2,387

23. Forever Young (1992)

PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.2
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A 1939 test pilot asks his best friend to use him as a guinea pig for a cryogenics experiment. Daniel McCormick wants to be frozen for a year so that he doesn't have to watch his love lying... See full summary »

Writer: J.J. Abrams | Director: Steve Miner | Stars: Mel Gibson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Elijah Wood, Isabel Glasser

Votes: 32,840

24. Forensic Files (1999– )

30 min | Documentary, Crime | Active

8.8
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A series featuring detailed accounts on how notable crimes and diseases were solved through forensic science.

Creator: Paul Dowling | Stars: Peter Thomas, Roy Shuler, Skip Palenik, Dave Weidler

Votes: 1,188

25. Dead Ringers (1988)

R | 116 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.4
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86 Metascore

Twin gynecologists take full advantage of the fact that nobody can tell them apart, until their relationship begins to deteriorate over a woman.

Writers: David Cronenberg, Norman Snider, Bari Wood, Jack Geasland | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Geneviève Bujold, Heidi von Palleske, Barbara Gordon

Votes: 25,923

26. Restoration (1995)

R | 117 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of a spaniel dear to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and lives the ... See full summary »

Writers: Rose Tremain, Rupert Walters | Director: Michael Hoffman | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Sam Neill, David Thewlis, Polly Walker

Votes: 7,038

27. I've Loved You So Long (2008)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama

7.6
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79 Metascore

A woman struggles to interact with her family and find her place in society after spending fifteen years in prison.

Writer: Philippe Claudel | Director: Philippe Claudel | Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Elsa Zylberstein, Serge Hazanavicius, Laurent Grévill

Votes: 16,770

28. The Madness of King George (1994)

PG-13 | 107 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A meditation on power and the metaphor of the body of state, based on the real episode of dementia experienced by George III [now suspected a victim of porphyria, a blood disorder]. As he ... See full summary »

Writer: Alan Bennett | Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Rupert Graves, Amanda Donohoe

Votes: 11,200

29. Malice (1993)

R | 107 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches art, Andy's a college dean. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know all" doctor.

Writers: Aaron Sorkin, Jonas McCord, Scott Frank | Director: Harold Becker | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Nicole Kidman, Bill Pullman, Bebe Neuwirth

Votes: 16,469

30. The Kingdom (1994 TV Mini-Series)

279 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.5
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The Kingdom is the most technologically advanced hospital in Denmark, a gleaming bastion of medical science. A rash of uncanny occurrences, however, begins to weaken the staff's faith in ... See full summary »

Stars: Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Kirsten Rolffes, Ghita Nørby, Holger Juul Hansen

Votes: 12,304

31. Eyes Without a Face (1960)

Unrated | 88 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.8
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88 Metascore

A brilliant surgeon, Dr. Génessier, helped by his assistant Louise, kidnaps nice young women. He removes their faces and tries to graft them onto the head on his beloved daughter Christiane... See full summary »

Writers: Jean Redon, Pierre Boileau, Thomas Narcejac, Claude Sautet, Pierre Gascar | Director: Georges Franju | Stars: Pierre Brasseur, Alida Valli, Juliette Mayniel, Edith Scob

Votes: 14,170

32. Peyton Place (1964–1969)

30 min | Drama

7.5
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The original primetime soap took place in the title town, which was founded by the Peyton family, whose members included the Harringtons. Some of the plots involved Rodney Harrington, the ... See full summary »

Creators: Paul Monash, Irna Phillips | Stars: Ed Nelson, Barbara Parkins, Ryan O'Neal, Christopher Connelly

Votes: 305

33. Wit (2001 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama

8.2
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A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer.

Writers: Margaret Edson, Emma Thompson, Mike Nichols | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Emma Thompson, Christopher Lloyd, Eileen Atkins, Audra McDonald

Votes: 6,916

34. Safe (1995)

R | 119 min | Drama

7.1
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An affluent and unexceptional homemaker in the suburbs develops multiple chemical sensitivity.

Writer: Todd Haynes | Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Julianne Moore, Xander Berkeley, Dean Norris, Julie Burgess

Votes: 7,084

35. The Nun's Story (1959)

Not Rated | 149 min | Drama

7.6
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In 1930, in Belgium, Gabrielle van der Mal is the stubborn daughter of the prominent surgeon Dr. Pascin Van Der Mal that decides to leave her the upper-class family to enter to a convent, ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 6,242

36. The Flying Doctors (1986–1992)

50 min | Drama

6.6
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This series chronicles the events surrounding the activities of the Royal Flying Doctors Service, which operates its own aircraft -in this case from the base at Coopers Crossing, an ... See full summary »

Stars: Lenore Smith, Robert Grubb, Maurie Fields, Val Jellay

Votes: 402

37. Miami Medical (2010– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Drama, Mystery | Active

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Creator: Jeffrey Lieber | Stars: Jeremy Northam, Mike Vogel, Lana Parrilla, Elisabeth Harnois

Votes: 941

38. Playing God (1997)

R | 94 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

5.6
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Stripped of his medical license after performing an operation while high on amphetamines, famed LA surgeon Dr Eugene Sands abandons his former life only to find himself crossing paths with ... See full summary »

Writer: Mark Haskell Smith | Director: Andy Wilson | Stars: David Duchovny, Timothy Hutton, Angelina Jolie, Michael Massee

Votes: 6,052

39. Magnificent Obsession (1954)

Approved | 108 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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When churlish, spoiled rich man Bob Merrick foolishly wrecks his speed boat, the rescue team resuscitates him with equipment that's therefore unavailable to aid a local hero, Dr. Wayne ... See full summary »

Writers: Lloyd C. Douglas, Robert Blees, Wells Root, Sarah Y. Mason, Victor Heerman | Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson, Agnes Moorehead, Otto Kruger

Votes: 3,646

40. The Hospital (1971)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Horror/mystery in which an over-burdened doctor struggles to find meaning in his life while a murderer stalks the halls of his hospital.

Writer: Paddy Chayefsky | Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: George C. Scott, Diana Rigg, Barnard Hughes, Richard Dysart

Votes: 3,870

41. The Doctor (1991)

PG-13 | 122 min | Drama

6.8
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Jack McKee is a doctor with it all: he's successful, he's rich, and he has no problems.... until he is diagnosed with throat cancer. Now that he has seen medicine, hospitals, and doctors ... See full summary »

Writers: Ed Rosenbaum, Robert Caswell | Director: Randa Haines | Stars: William Hurt, Christine Lahti, Elizabeth Perkins, Mandy Patinkin

Votes: 3,693

42. Medical Center (1969–1976)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Located in the Los Angeles area, Medical Center was an otherwise unnamed hospital complex that was part of a large university campus. Dr. Paul Lochner was the chief of staff, an experienced... See full summary »

Creators: Al C. Ward, Frank Glicksman | Stars: James Daly, Chad Everett, Chris Hutson, Virginia Hawkins

Votes: 352

43. Longtime Companion (1989)

R | 96 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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The emergence and devastation of the A.I.D.S. epidemic is chronicled in the lives of several gay men living during the 1980s.

Writer: Craig Lucas | Director: Norman René | Stars: Stephen Caffrey, Patrick Cassidy, Brian Cousins, Bruce Davison

Votes: 3,940

44. Heart Condition (1990)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.5
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A racist cop receives a heart transplant from a black lawyer he hates, who returns as a ghost to ask the cop to help take down the men who murdered him.

Writer: James D. Parriott | Director: James D. Parriott | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Denzel Washington, Chloe Webb, Roger E. Mosley

Votes: 2,160

45. No Angels (2004–2006)

47 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Stars: Kaye Wragg, Louise Delamere, Sunetra Sarker, Jo Joyner

Votes: 268

46. Young Doctors in Love (1982)

R | 96 min | Comedy

5.2
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An 'Airplane'-style spoof of hospital soap operas: a brilliant young trainee can't stand the sight of blood; a doctor romances the head nurse in order to get the key to the drugs cabinet; ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Elias, Rich Eustis | Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Michael McKean, Sean Young, Gary Friedkin, Kyle T. Heffner

Votes: 2,306

47. Carry on Matron (1972)

87 min | Comedy, Crime

6.1
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A gang of thieves plan to make their fortune by stealing a shipment of contraceptive pills from Finisham maternity hospital. They assume disguises and infiltrate the hospital, but ... See full summary »

Writer: Talbot Rothwell | Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Williams, Sidney James, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims

Votes: 1,704

48. ...First Do No Harm (1997 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama

6.9
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The story of one woman's struggle against a narrow-minded medical establishment.

Writer: Ann Beckett | Director: Jim Abrahams | Stars: Meryl Streep, Fred Ward, Seth Adkins, Margo Martindale

Votes: 1,164

49. Red Beard (1965)

Not Rated | 185 min | Drama

8.3
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In 19th century Japan, a rough tempered yet charitable town doctor trains a young intern.

Writers: Masato Ide, Hideo Oguni, Ryûzô Kikushima, Akira Kurosawa, Shûgorô Yamamoto | Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Yûzô Kayama, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Reiko Dan

Votes: 10,118

50. The Plague (1992)

R | 148 min | Drama

6.0
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In the 1990s, a South American city is rocked by the imminent outbreak of a plague. While many attempt to flee the city, Dr Bernard Rieux sends his sick wife away and does his best to care ... See full summary »

Writers: Albert Camus, Luis Puenzo, Eric Altmayer, Norman Di Giovanni, Susan Ashe, Robert Katz | Director: Luis Puenzo | Stars: William Hurt, Sandrine Bonnaire, Jean-Marc Barr, Robert Duvall

Votes: 664