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1. Batman Returns (1992)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure

7.0
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When a corrupt businessman and the grotesque Penguin plot to take control of Gotham City, only Batman can stop them, while the Catwoman has her own agenda.

Writers: Bob Kane, Daniel Waters, Sam Hamm | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken

2. Gone with the Wind (1939)

TV-PG | 238 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.2
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A manipulative Southern belle carries on a turbulent affair with a blockade runner during the American Civil War.

Writers: Margaret Mitchell, Sidney Howard | Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Sam Wood | Stars: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Thomas Mitchell, Barbara O'Neil

3. Jarhead (2005)

R | 125 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.1
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58 Metascore

Based on former Marine Anthony Swofford's best-selling 2003 book about his pre-Desert Storm experiences in Saudi Arabia and about his experiences fighting in Kuwait.

Writers: William Broyles Jr., Anthony Swofford | Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Lucas Black, Scott MacDonald

4. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

R | 152 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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76 Metascore

A journalist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing -- or dead -- for forty years by a young female hacker.

Writers: Nikolaj Arcel, Rasmus Heisterberg, Stieg Larsson | Director: Niels Arden Oplev | Stars: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Ewa Fröling, Lena Endre

5. Christmas Vacation (1989)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

7.5
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The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik | Stars: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Juliette Lewis, Johnny Galecki

6. Billy Elliot (2000)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.7
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74 Metascore

A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.

Writer: Lee Hall | Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Jean Heywood, Jamie Draven

7. The Apartment (1960)

Approved | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.4
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A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.

Writers: Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston

8. Temple Grandin (2010 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama

8.4
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A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of the top scientists in the humane livestock handling industry.

Writers: Temple Grandin, Margaret Scariano, Christopher Monger, Merritt Johnson | Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Claire Danes, Julia Ormond, David Strathairn, Catherine O'Hara

9. Bad Santa (2003)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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70 Metascore

A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.

Writers: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa | Director: Terry Zwigoff | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Bernie Mac, Lauren Graham, John Ritter

10. Giant (1956)

Approved | 201 min | Drama, Romance, Western

7.7
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Sprawling epic covering the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family and associates.

Writers: Edna Ferber, Fred Guiol, Ivan Moffat | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker

11. Conviction (II) (2010)

R | 107 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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61 Metascore

A working mother puts herself through law school in an effort to represent her brother, who has been wrongfully convicted of murder and has exhausted his chances to appeal his conviction through public defenders.

Writer: Pamela Gray | Director: Tony Goldwyn | Stars: Hilary Swank, Sam Rockwell, Melissa Leo, Thomas D. Mahard

12. The Night of the Hunter (1955)

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

8.1
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99 Metascore

A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery.

Writers: Davis Grubb, James Agee | Directors: Charles Laughton, Robert Mitchum, Terry Sanders | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish, James Gleason

13. The Proposition (2005)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Western

7.5
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73 Metascore

A lawman apprehends a notorious outlaw and gives him nine days to kill his older brother, or else they'll execute his younger brother.

Writer: Nick Cave | Director: John Hillcoat | Stars: Ray Winstone, Guy Pearce, Emily Watson, Richard Wilson

14. December Boys (2007)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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56 Metascore

One summer, four orphans boys who have grown to be the closest of friends find themselves competing for the attention of the same family.

Writers: Ronald Kinnoch, Michael Noonan, Marc Rosenberg | Director: Rod Hardy | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Teresa Palmer, Lee Cormie, Christian Byers

15. Dead Calm (1989)

R | 96 min | Thriller

6.8
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A mass-murderer kidnaps and seduces a young woman after leaving her husband to die on the vessel whose crew he's just slaughtered.

Writers: Terry Hayes, Charles Williams | Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Sam Neill, Billy Zane, Rod Mullinar

16. 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

17. Inventing the Abbotts (1997)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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49 Metascore

A light-hearted story of two working-class brothers courting three wealthy and beautiful sisters in a small Illinois town.

Writers: Sue Miller, Ken Hixon | Director: Pat O'Connor | Stars: Liv Tyler, Jennifer Connelly, Joaquin Phoenix, Billy Crudup

18. Home Alone: The Holiday Heist (2012 TV Movie)

87 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

4.1
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Finn Baxter and his family move from California to Maine to their new house. Finn is terrified and believes the house is haunted. While he sets up traps to catch the "ghost", his parents ... See full summary »

Writers: Aaron Ginsburg, Wade McIntyre | Director: Peter Hewitt | Stars: Christian Martyn, Eddie Steeples, Jodelle Ferland, Doug Murray

19. Miracle at St. Anna (2008)

R | 160 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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37 Metascore

Set in 1944 Italy, the story of four black American soldiers who get trapped in a Tuscan village during WWII.

Writer: James McBride | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Derek Luke, Michael Ealy, Laz Alonso, Omar Benson Miller

20. Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)

Approved | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.7
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In the year before the 1904 St Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York.

Writers: Irving Brecher, Fred F. Finklehoffe, Sally Benson | Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, Mary Astor, Lucille Bremer

21. Frozen River (2008)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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82 Metascore

Takes place in the days before Christmas near a little-known border crossing on the Mohawk reservation between New York State and Quebec. Here, the lure of fast money from smuggling ... See full summary »

Writer: Courtney Hunt | Director: Courtney Hunt | Stars: Melissa Leo, Misty Upham, Charlie McDermott, Michael O'Keefe

22. Millions (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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74 Metascore

Ethics, being human and the soul come to the fore when a 7-year old finds a bag of Pounds just days before the currency is switched to Euros and learns what we are really made of.

Writer: Frank Cottrell Boyce | Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Alex Etel, James Nesbitt, Daisy Donovan, Lewis McGibbon

23. Johnny Got His Gun (1971)

R | 111 min | Drama, War

7.9
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Joe, a young American soldier, is hit by a mortar shell on the last day of World War I. He lies in a hospital bed in a fate worse than death --- a quadruple amputee who has lost his arms, ... See full summary »

Writer: Dalton Trumbo | Director: Dalton Trumbo | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Kathy Fields, Marsha Hunt, Jason Robards

24. The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand one another, without realizing that they're falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Miklós László | Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan, Joseph Schildkraut

25. I'll Be Home for Christmas (1998)

PG | 86 min | Comedy, Family

5.3
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A college student experiences difficulty in getting home for Christmas after being hazed by his friends. While struggling to get home in time for Christmas, he learns quite a bit about ... See full summary »

Writers: Tom Nursall, Harris Goldberg, Michael Allin | Director: Arlene Sanford | Stars: Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Jessica Biel, Adam LaVorgna, Gary Cole

26. Noise (I) (2007)

108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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The community reels after an incident on a suburban train. A young cop, beset with doubt and afflicted with tinnitus, is pitched into the chaos that follows this tragic event. He struggles ... See full summary »

Writer: Matthew Saville | Director: Matthew Saville | Stars: Maia Thomas, Carole Browne, Kent Clifton-Bligh, Aaron Murphy

27. When Did You Last See Your Father? (2007)

PG-13 | 92 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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The story of a son's conflicting memories of his dying father.

Writers: David Nicholls, Blake Morrison | Director: Anand Tucker | Stars: Jim Broadbent, Colin Firth, Juliet Stevenson, Bradley Johnson

28. A Christmas Carol (1951)

TV-G | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Noel Langley | Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Mervyn Johns

29. A Dry White Season (1989)

R | 97 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.9
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Ben du Toit is a schoolteacher who always has considered himself a man of caring and justice, at least on the individual level. When his gardener's son is brutally beaten up by the police ... See full summary »

Writers: André P. Brink, Colin Welland, Euzhan Palcy | Director: Euzhan Palcy | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Janet Suzman, Zakes Mokae, Jürgen Prochnow

30. Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

2.5
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The Martians kidnap Santa because there is nobody on Mars to give their children presents.

Writers: Glenville Mareth, Paul L. Jacobson | Director: Nicholas Webster | Stars: John Call, Leonard Hicks, Vincent Beck, Bill McCutcheon

31. Italian for Beginners (2000)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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77 Metascore

Several lonely hearts in a semi-provincial suburb of a town in Denmark use a beginner's course in Italian as the platform to meet the romance of their lives.

Writer: Lone Scherfig | Director: Lone Scherfig | Stars: Anders W. Berthelsen, Ann Eleonora Jørgensen, Anette Støvelbæk, Peter Gantzler

32. The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)

Approved | 112 min | Comedy, Romance

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When acerbic critic Sheridan Whiteside slips on the front steps of a provincial Ohio businessman's home and breaks his hip, he and his entourage take over the house indefinitely.

Writers: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, George S. Kaufman, Moss Hart | Director: William Keighley | Stars: Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan, Monty Woolley, Richard Travis

33. Inside Daisy Clover (1965)

Approved | 128 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.3
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A tomboy turned movie star deals with the cruelty of Hollywood.

Writer: Gavin Lambert | Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Natalie Wood, Christopher Plummer, Robert Redford, Ruth Gordon

34. The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944)

Unrated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, War

8.0
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After an all-night send-off party for the troops, a small-town girl wakes up to find herself married and pregnant, but with no memory of her husband's identity.

Writer: Preston Sturges | Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Eddie Bracken, Betty Hutton, Diana Lynn, William Demarest

35. The Child I Never Was (2002)

86 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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59 Metascore

Fictionalized account of Jürgen Bartsch, a German boy who became notorious in the 1960's after his conviction for the serial killings and sexual molestation of a number of young German boys... See full summary »

Writers: Jürgen Bartsch, Paul Moor, Kai S. Pieck | Director: Kai S. Pieck | Stars: Tobias Schenke, Sebastian Urzendowsky, Ulrike Bliefert, Walter Gontermann

36. Opal Dream (2006)

PG | 86 min | Drama, Family

6.6
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56 Metascore

A young girl's relationship with her imaginary friends resonates throughout her town in the Australian Outback.

Writers: Peter Cattaneo, Phil Traill, Ben Rice | Director: Peter Cattaneo | Stars: Sapphire Boyce, Christian Byers, Vince Colosimo, Jacqueline McKenzie

37. My Mother's Castle (1990)

PG | 98 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy

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Every holiday Marcel and his family go to their cottage in the Provence (France). He likes the hills in this region. Before they arrive at the cottage they have to walk about 5 miles. With ... See full summary »

Writers: Marcel Pagnol, Jérôme Tonnerre, Yves Robert | Director: Yves Robert | Stars: Julien Ciamaca, Philippe Caubère, Nathalie Roussel, Didier Pain

38. Greed (1924)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama

7.8
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The sudden fortune won from a lottery fans such destructive greed that it ruins the lives of the three people involved.

Writers: June Mathis, Erich von Stroheim, Frank Norris | Director: Erich von Stroheim | Stars: Gibson Gowland, Zasu Pitts, Jean Hersholt, Dale Fuller

39. Mrs. Harris (2005 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

6.0
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Based on the sensational 1980s media event, famed cardiologist Herman Tarnower meets a particularly brutal end at the hands of his jilted lover, Jean Harris.

Writers: Shana Alexander, Phyllis Nagy | Director: Phyllis Nagy | Stars: Annette Bening, Ben Kingsley, Cloris Leachman, Lawrence O'Donnell

40. Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)

150 min | Drama, History, War

7.6
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In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to ... See full summary »

Writers: Carlo Levi, Francesco Rosi, Tonino Guerra, Raffaele La Capria | Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Gian Maria Volonté, Paolo Bonacelli, Alain Cuny, Lea Massari

41. Il Posto (1961)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

8.1
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A very young college graduate attempts to obtain a position with a large corporation.

Writers: Ettore Lombardo, Ermanno Olmi | Director: Ermanno Olmi | Stars: Sandro Panseri, Loredana Detto, Tullio Kezich, Mara Revel

42. Sexual Dependency (2003)

104 min | Drama

6.3
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44 Metascore

Five teenagers in the U.S. and Bolivia try to make sense of their sexuality and the complexity of their identity.

Writers: Rodrigo Bellott, Lenelle N. Moise | Director: Rodrigo Bellott | Stars: Alexandra Aponte, Roberto Urbina, Jorge Antonio Saavedra, Ronica V. Reddick

43. The Simian Line (2000)

R | 106 min | Drama

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46 Metascore

In addition to declaring that Katharine's (Lynn Redgrave) head and heart line are hopelessly fused into one "simian line", eccentric palm reader/fortune-teller Arnita (Tyne Daly) makes a ... See full summary »

Writers: Linda Yellen, Michael Leeds, Gisela Bernice | Director: Linda Yellen | Stars: Lynn Redgrave, Jamey Sheridan, Harry Connick Jr., Cindy Crawford

44. Speakeasy (2002)

PG-13 | 86 min | Drama

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The story is about a man, Bruce Hickman, and his relationship with another man, Frank, the thing that they have in common is the relation with a deaf person. With this relation the ... See full summary »

Writer: Brendan Murphy | Director: Brendan Murphy | Stars: David Strathairn, Nicky Katt, Stacy Edwards, Christopher McDonald

45. My Favorite Season (1993)

127 min | Drama

7.3
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Old woman Berthe leaves her house to live in her daugter Emilie's one. Emilie and her brother Antoine have fallen out three years ago and have not seen each other since, but Emilie invites ... See full summary »

Writers: Pascal Bonitzer, André Téchiné | Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Daniel Auteuil, Marthe Villalonga, Jean-Pierre Bouvier

46. Has Anybody Seen My Gal (1952)

88 min | Comedy

7.2
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Wealthy Samuel Fulton is getting older and has no family of his own. He decides to leave his estate to the family of his first love, who turned down his marriage proposal years ago because ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph Hoffman, Eleanor H. Porter | Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Piper Laurie, Rock Hudson, Charles Coburn, Gigi Perreau

47. Lost Christmas (2011)

89 min | Drama

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Orphaned the previous Christmas young Goose looks after his demented grandma, selling stolen goods to soft-hearted fence Frank on his Manchester estate. One Christmas Eve Goose meets ... See full summary »

Writers: John Hay, David Logan | Director: John Hay | Stars: Eddie Izzard, Jason Flemyng, Geoffrey Palmer, Sorcha Cusack

48. The Witnesses (2007)

112 min | Drama

6.9
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75 Metascore

Paris, 1984: A group of friends contend with the first outbreak of the AIDS epidemic.

Writers: André Téchiné, Laurent Guyot, Viviane Zingg, Michel Canesi, Jamil Rahmani | Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Michel Blanc, Emmanuelle Béart, Sami Bouajila, Julie Depardieu

49. Murderers Among Us (1946)

85 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.6
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After returning from a concentration camp, Susanne finds an ex-soldier living in her apartment. Together the two try to move past their experiences during WWII.

Writer: Wolfgang Staudte | Director: Wolfgang Staudte | Stars: Hildegard Knef, Elly Burgmer, Erna Sellmer, Hilde Adolphi

50. 12:08 East of Bucharest (2006)

Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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77 Metascore

It's the 22nd of December. Sixteen years have passed since the revolution, and in a small town Christmas is about to come. Piscoci, an old retired man is preparing for another Christmas ... See full summary »

Writer: Corneliu Porumboiu | Director: Corneliu Porumboiu | Stars: Mircea Andreescu, Teodor Corban, Ion Sapdaru, Mirela Cioaba