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1. A Serbian Film (2010)

NC-17 | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.4
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An aging porn star agrees to participate in an "art film" in order to make a clean break from the business, only to discover that he has been drafted into making a pedophilia and necrophilia themed snuff film.

Writers: Aleksandar Radivojevic, Srdjan Spasojevic | Director: Srdjan Spasojevic | Stars: Srdjan Todorovic, Sergej Trifunovic, Jelena Gavrilovic, Slobodan Bestic

2. Rear Window (1954)

Approved | 112 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.6
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A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.

Writers: John Michael Hayes, Cornell Woolrich | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

3. Vertigo (1958)

Approved | 128 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

8.4
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A retired San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.

Writers: Alec Coppel, Samuel A. Taylor, Pierre Boileau, Thomas Narcejac | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore

4. Adaptation. (2002)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean for the screen.

Writers: Susan Orlean, Charlie Kaufman, Donald Kaufman | Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Tilda Swinton

5. Lost Highway (1997)

R | 134 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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52 Metascore

After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life.

Writers: David Lynch, Barry Gifford | Director: David Lynch | Stars: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius, Louis Eppolito

6. All About Eve (1950)

TV-PG | 138 min | Drama

8.4
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An ingenue insinuates herself in to the company of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends.

Writer: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm

7. Body Double (1984)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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A young actor's obsession with spying on a beautiful woman who lives nearby leads to a baffling series of events with drastic consequences.

Writers: Robert J. Avrech, Brian De Palma | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Craig Wasson, Melanie Griffith, Gregg Henry, Deborah Shelton

8. Synecdoche, New York (2008)

R | 124 min | Drama

7.4
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67 Metascore

A theatre director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he creates a life-size replica of New York City inside a warehouse as part of his new play.

Writer: Charlie Kaufman | Director: Charlie Kaufman | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams, Catherine Keener

9. Persona (1966)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.2
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A nurse is put in charge of an actress who can't talk and finds that the actress's persona is melding with hers.

Writer: Ingmar Bergman | Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Margaretha Krook, Gunnar Björnstrand

10. (1963)

Not Rated | 138 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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A harried movie director retreats into his memories and fantasies.

Writers: Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli, Brunello Rondi | Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Anouk Aimée, Claudia Cardinale, Sandra Milo

11. Om Shanti Om (2007)

PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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In the 1970s, Om, an aspiring actor, is murdered, but is immediately reincarnated into the present day. He attempts to discover the mystery of his demise and find Shanti, the love of his previous life.

Writers: Farah Khan, Mushtaq Sheikh, Mayur Puri | Director: Farah Khan | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Arjun Rampal, Kiron Kher

12. Perfect Blue (1997)

R | 81 min | Animation, Horror, Mystery

7.8
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A retired pop-singer-turned-actress' sense of reality is shaken when she is stalked by an obsessed fan and seemingly a ghost of her past.

Writers: Sadayuki Murai, Yoshikazu Takeuchi, Lia Sargent | Director: Satoshi Kon | Stars: Junko Iwao, Rica Matsumoto, Shinpachi Tsuji, Masaaki Ôkura

13. Peeping Tom (1960)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.8
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A young man murders women, using a movie camera to film their dying expressions of terror.

Writer: Leo Marks | Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Karlheinz Böhm, Anna Massey, Moira Shearer, Maxine Audley

14. Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2005)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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80 Metascore

Director Michael Winterbottom (Northam) attempts to shoot the adaptation of Laurence Sterne's essentially unfilmable novel, "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman."

Writers: Laurence Sterne, Frank Cottrell Boyce | Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Steve Coogan, Jeremy Northam, Rob Brydon, Keeley Hawes

15. Sullivan's Travels (1941)

Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about Life...which gives him a rude awakening.

Writer: Preston Sturges | Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest

16. Space Ghost Coast to Coast (1994–2004)

TV-PG | 15 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.1
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Space Ghost in his 40s is no longer a superhero, and now he even goes by his real name Tad Ghostal. However, to remain in the spot-light he has started his own late-night talk show filmed ... See full summary »

Creators: Michael Lazzo, Khaki Jones | Stars: George Lowe, C. Martin Croker, Andy Merrill, Dave Willis

17. Luck by Chance (2009)

156 min | Drama

7.1
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58 Metascore

A struggling actor comes from Delhi to Bombay and enters the Hindi film industry.

Writers: Zoya Akhtar, Javed Akhtar | Director: Zoya Akhtar | Stars: Farhan Akhtar, Konkona Sen Sharma, Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia

18. Khamosh (1985)

Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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Thriller about mysterious murders that take place on a film location. Which of the crew is guilty? Or is it someone from outside? Keeps you guessing till the end. No song and dance numbers ... See full summary »

Writers: Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Ranjit Kapoor, Saeed Mirza, Sudhir Mishra, Kundan Shah, Manjul Sinha | Director: Vidhu Vinod Chopra | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Amol Palekar, Sudhir Mishra, Soni Razdan

19. The Caiman (2006)

112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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A skewering of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.

Writers: Nanni Moretti, Heidrun Schleef, Francesco Piccolo, Federica Pontremoli | Director: Nanni Moretti | Stars: Silvio Orlando, Margherita Buy, Jasmine Trinca, Michele Placido

20. Bollywood Dreams (1995)

142 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.7
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A poor young woman, who dreams of Bollywood fame, is caught in a love triangle between her childhood friend and a famous actor.

Writers: Sanjay Chhel, Ram Gopal Varma, Neeraj Vora | Director: Ram Gopal Varma | Stars: Jackie Shroff, Aamir Khan, Urmila Matondkar, Gulshan Grover

21. LSD: Love, Sex Aur Dhokha (2010)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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A video camcorder, a store security camera, and concealed cameras candidly expose lives in three loosely-linked tales.

Writers: Dibakar Banerjee, Kanu Behl | Director: Dibakar Banerjee | Stars: Nushrat Bharucha, Anshuman Jha, Neha Chauhan, Rajkummar Rao

22. Numéro deux (1975)

88 min | Drama

6.8
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An analysis of the power relations in an ordinary family.

Writers: Jean-Luc Godard, Anne-Marie Miéville | Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Sandrine Battistella, Jean-Luc Godard, Pierre Oudrey, Alexandre Rignault

23. The Key to Reserva (2007)

10 min | Short

8.1
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Martin Scorsese is interviewed about a 3-minute script by Alfred Hitchcock that he found and is planning to shoot... See full synopsis »

Writer: Ted Griffin | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Simon Baker, Kelli O'Hara, Michael Stuhlbarg, Christopher Denham

24. Khoya Khoya Chand (2007)

131 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Circa 1960s Lucknow-based author Zafar Ali Naqvi, who has issues with his father and his four wives, including the 4th one who lusts after him, re-locates to Bombay, starts writing for ... See full summary »

Writers: Sudhir Mishra, Jaydeep Sarkar | Director: Sudhir Mishra | Stars: Shiney Ahuja, Soha Ali Khan, Rajat Kapoor, Vinay Pathak

25. Hierankl (2003)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Lene, a young student, is standing at the train station. She has to make up her mind whether to take the train back to Berlin (where she lives) or the one to the Bavarian countryside where ... See full summary »

Writer: Hans Steinbichler | Director: Hans Steinbichler | Stars: Johanna Wokalek, Barbara Sukowa, Josef Bierbichler, Peter Simonischek

26. Prison (1949)

79 min | Drama

7.0
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A movie director is approached by his old math teacher with a great movie idea: the Devil declares that the Earth is hell. The director rejects the idea, but subsequent events in the life ... See full summary »

Writer: Ingmar Bergman | Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Doris Svedlund, Birger Malmsten, Eva Henning, Hasse Ekman

27. Zingo (1998)

92 min | Comedy

5.8
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A comedy about a young man with a tendency to screw things up. After years of unhealthy living he is looking for calm and rest. But first he has to deal with a drug-dealing debt. He teams ... See full summary »

Writers: Matthew Allen, Santiago Gil, Christjan Wegner | Director: Christjan Wegner | Stars: Björn Kjellman, Helena af Sandeberg, Per Morberg, Thomas Hellberg

28. Soi Cowboy (2008)

117 min | Drama

5.7
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Writer: Thomas Clay | Director: Thomas Clay | Stars: Nicolas Bro, Pimwalee Thampanyasan, Petch Mekoh, Natee Srimanta

29. Half the Rent (2002)

90 min | Crime

6.9
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Writer: Marc Ottiker | Director: Marc Ottiker | Stars: Stephan Kampwirth, Doris Schretzmayer, Natascha Bub, Alexander Beyer

30. Waiting for the Tenor (1998)

97 min | Drama

5.6
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The author Thomas meets his childhood friend Hoffman on an autumn night in 1997. They decide to let a dream come true: to make a film of a play by Thomas, Veranda for a Tenor, with Hoffman ... See full summary »

Writers: Klas Östergren, Lisa Ohlin | Director: Lisa Ohlin | Stars: Johan H:son Kjellgren, Krister Henriksson, Martin Melin, Petter Darin

31. The Supermarket (2009)

116 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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To the young people of Ellington the Supermarket was many different things. Another home, a place they'd known as long as they can remember. A one-of-a-kind place to work, build friendships... See full summary »

Writer: Timothy Norman | Director: Timothy Norman | Stars: Matt Jenkins, Bob Ondek, Pat Tanner, Brian Madore

32. 11½ (2009)

9 min | Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.3
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A group of young, naive and passionate filmmakers fighting with a series of unfortunate events.

Writers: Giacomo R. Bartocci, Silvia Mercuri | Director: Giacomo R. Bartocci | Stars: Frank Impellizzeri, Angelo Squitieri, Erika Russo, Lamberto Mongiorgi

33. Crimson Dawn (1992)

100 min | Mystery, Thriller

4.5
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Back in Prague after 15 years, writer Paul Herzog begins an investigation about a woman he loved at that time, who dead mysteriously.

Writers: Marcello Aliprandi, Viviana Girani | Director: Marcello Aliprandi | Stars: Franco Nero, Karin Giegerich, Peter Davies, Emanuela Carcano

34. Idle Mist (1998)

28 min | Horror, Crime, Short

5.5
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When the darkness in a musician's dreams tears its way into his waking life, a series of brutal murders rocks the city and word spreads of a spectral form looming over the rooftops.

Writer: Andrés Useche | Director: Andrés Useche | Stars: Catalina Gallo, Andrés Useche, Patricia Salazar, Yonier Bedoya

35. Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959)

148 min | Musical, Romance

7.9
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A popular director recruits a new actress to work for his Movie. The popularity of the movie spills over to the already strained relationship between the Director and his in-law leading to ... See full summary »

Writer: Abrar Alvi | Director: Guru Dutt | Stars: Waheeda Rehman, Guru Dutt, Kumari Naaz, Johnny Walker

36. Cumulus 9 (1992)

93 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.3
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Writer: Aaron Michael Lacey | Director: Aaron Michael Lacey | Stars: Aaron Michael Lacey, Reza Feiz, Annemette Andersen, Langford King Jordan

37. Rom-Com Tom (2013)

Not Rated | 21 min | Short, Comedy

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Tom is convinced he's living in a romantic comedy. When it starts looking like he won't end up with his dream girl, he takes the script into his own hands to manipulate his way into bed.

Writer: Mike Ladue | Director: Mike Ladue | Stars: David R. Allen, Regan Allen, Eduardo Maguey Barrera, Stephen Burke

38. FilmeFobia (2008)

80 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

4.8
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Writers: Kiko Goifman, Hilton Lacerda | Director: Kiko Goifman | Stars: Thiago Amaral, Marcela Bannitz, Jean-Claude Bernardet, Cris Bierrenbach

39. Sergey Eyzenshteyn. Meksikanskaya fantasiya (1998)

100 min | Documentary

6.4
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A black and white 'silent' film of footage shot by Sergei Eisenstein in 1930's Mexico that illustrates the wonders of the country, its people, history and culture.

Writers: Sergei M. Eisenstein, Oleg Kovalov | Director: Oleg Kovalov | Stars: Alexandra Scheff, Grigori Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein, Martín Hernández

40. Nothing Unusual (2013)

Drama

6.8
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All his problems have one solution: he needs to make a film.

Writers: Lohit Grover, Twish Mukherjee, Shikhant Sablania | Director: Twish Mukherjee | Stars: Priyanka Mukherjee, Rahee Punyashloka, Soumyo Roy, Shikhant Sablania

41. The Glitch (2008)

13 min | Short, Sci-Fi

7.4
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A digital short movie in which an insomniac urbanite is visited by a stranger in his bathroom mirror, challenging his perception of reality and his mental health.

Writer: Joe Fordham | Director: Joe Fordham | Stars: Scott Charles, Elizabeth Newman, Scott Gerard, Therese McLaughlin

42. Mise-en-abyme (2006)

19 min | Short, Mystery

7.3
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With three filming locations at a time, three directors and no leading actress it is not easy to shoot a movie. Especially not when you are filming an experimental piece of work...

Writer: Björn Last | Director: Björn Last | Stars: Nadine Steinbach, Klaus Frevert, Steven Sonntag, Suntje Freier

43. Werther (1990)

92 min | Comedy

6.8
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The neurotic director Max Karlsson tries to do a film of Goethe's "Die Leiden des jungen Werthers". He finds all actors for his melodrama - except Lotte, the wonderful girl who is an object... See full summary »

Writers: Håkan Alexandersson, Johann P. Eckermann, Johann Wolfgang Goethe, Tomas Norström | Director: Håkan Alexandersson | Stars: Gert Fylking, Ulrika Hansson, Peter Kneip, Ellen Lamm

44. Randomocity (2008)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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This compelling drama tracks the volatile lives of a young couple and their friends as they valiantly struggle to keep their love for one another alive in the aftermath of a terrible tragedy.

Writers: Tyler Lee Allen, Ellis Wilder | Director: Tyler Lee Allen | Stars: K.C. Allen, Tyler Lee Allen, Erica Bundy, Ross Heran

45. The Film to Come (1997)

9 min | Short

7.0
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Writer: Raoul Ruiz | Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Féodor Atkine, Jean-Yves Gautier, Margot Marguerite, Abdelwahab Meddeb

46. New School Film Project (2007)

Short

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A robot duels with a caveman in a New School University student's film.

Writer: Kenneth Anderson | Director: Kenneth Anderson | Stars: Jason A. Drago, Erin Fetherman, Sean McCormack, Bridget Stokes

47. The End (1995)

6 min | Animation, Short

6.2
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An animator finds himself trying to explain his (lack of) artistic vision to his creations, who just aren't impressed.

Writers: Chris Landreth, Robin Barger | Director: Chris Landreth | Stars: Jeffrey Hirschfield, Gina Clayton, Hannah Kravitz, Vivian Chelette

48. The Intruder (2010)

14 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Struggling through the pages of an inconclusive story, a writer decides to retake an old manuscript with his typewriter... See full synopsis »

Writers: Carlos Algara, Jorge Luis Borges, Carlos Ramírez | Directors: Carlos Algara, Carlos Ramírez | Stars: Alejandro Algara, Oliver Cantú Lozano, Sofía Garza Guerra, Rubén González Garza

49. Adagio sostenuto (2008)

104 min | Drama

5.6
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The film tells the love story between Anna and José, while at the same time approaches the intersections of urban violence and artistic creation, nature and civilization, war and peace, ... See full summary »

Writers: Pompeu Aguiar, Paulo Coriolano | Director: Pompeu Aguiar | Stars: Dedina Bernardelli, Alexandre Borges, Priscilla Rozenbaum

50. Celluloid Dreams (2002)

TV-PG | 47 min | Documentary

7.7
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A trip into the wonderful and weird worlds of fantasy, nightmare and adult fairy tale...where intuition and pure imagination run wild.

Writer: James Dunnison | Director: James Dunnison | Stars: Jean-Pierre Jeunet, David Lynch, Guy Maddin, Stephen Quay