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1. Gone with the Wind (1939)

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

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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

2. Children of Men (2006)

R | 109 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.9
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84 Metascore

In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.

Writers: Alfonso Cuarón, Timothy J. Sexton, David Arata, Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby, P.D. James | Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Caine

3. Call the Midwife (2012– )

60 min | Drama | Active

8.4
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The lives of a group of midwives living in East London in the late 1950s.

Creator: Heidi Thomas | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Bryony Hannah, Helen George, Jenny Agutter

4. Willow (1988)

PG | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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A reluctant dwarf must play a critical role in protecting a special baby from an evil queen.

Writers: George Lucas, Bob Dolman | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Warwick Davis, Jean Marsh

5. Eastern Promises (2007)

R | 100 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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82 Metascore

A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.

Writer: Steven Knight | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Naomi Watts, Viggo Mortensen, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Josef Altin

6. Whitechapel (2009– )

180 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.9
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A fast-tracked inspector, a hardened detective sergeant, and an expert in historical homicides investigate modern crimes with connections to the past in the Whitechapel district of London.

Stars: Rupert Penry-Jones, Philip Davis, Steve Pemberton, Sam Stockman

7. Away We Go (2009)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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58 Metascore

A couple who is expecting their first child travel around the U.S. in order to find a perfect place to start their family. Along the way, they have misadventures and find fresh connections with an assortment of relatives and old friends who just might help them discover "home" on their own terms for the first time.

Writers: Dave Eggers, Vendela Vida | Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: John Krasinski, Maya Rudolph, Allison Janney, Carmen Ejogo

8. The White Ribbon (2009)

R | 144 min | Drama, Mystery

7.8
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82 Metascore

Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years just before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery.

Writer: Michael Haneke | Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Christian Friedel, Ernst Jacobi, Leonie Benesch, Ulrich Tukur

9. Grace (III) (2009)

R | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.2
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52 Metascore

After losing her unborn child, Madeline Matheson insists on carrying the baby to term. Following the delivery, the child miraculously returns to life with an appetite for human blood. Madeline is faced with a mother's ultimate decision.

Writer: Paul Solet | Director: Paul Solet | Stars: Jordan Ladd, Samantha Ferris, Gabrielle Rose, Stephen Park

10. Manny & Lo (1996)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A pregnant teen and her younger sister run away from foster homes and kidnap a woman whom they believe can help with the pregnancy.

Writer: Lisa Krueger | Director: Lisa Krueger | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Aleksa Palladino, Mary Kay Place, Dean Silvers

11. 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

12. Bless Me, Ultima (2013)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, War

6.4
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65 Metascore

A drama set in New Mexico during WWII, centered on the relationship between a young man and an elderly medicine woman who helps him contend with the battle between good and evil that rages in his village.

Writers: Rudolfo Anaya, Carl Franklin | Director: Carl Franklin | Stars: Luke Ganalon, Joseph A. Garcia, Miriam Colon, Benito Martinez

13. William and Mary (2003– )

48 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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The lives of William (an undertaker) and Mary (a midwife) cross. They become romantically involved, but what happens for the rest of the series is far less predictable.

Stars: Martin Clunes, Julie Graham, Cheryl Campbell, Michael Begley

14. Barry Munday (2010)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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28 Metascore

Barry Munday wakes up after being attacked to realize that he's missing his family jewels. To make matters worse, he learns he's facing a paternity lawsuit filed by a woman he can't remember having sex with.

Writers: Chris D'Arienzo, Frank Turner Hollon | Director: Chris D'Arienzo | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Judy Greer, Chloë Sevigny, Jean Smart

15. Firecreek (1968)

Approved | 104 min | Western

6.8
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A peace-loving, part-time sheriff in the small town of Firecreek must take a stand when a gang of vicious outlaws takes over his town.

Writer: Calvin Clements Sr. | Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: James Stewart, Henry Fonda, Inger Stevens, Gary Lockwood

16. Washington Square (1997)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Catherine Sloper has found the man of her dreams in Morris Townsend, but her plans to marry him are strongly opposed by her father, who believes Townsend is only interested in his daughter ... See full summary »

Writers: Henry James, Carol Doyle | Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Albert Finney, Maggie Smith, Ben Chaplin

17. Commune (2005)

78 min | Documentary

6.7
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74 Metascore

A documentary on the Black Bear Ranch Commune, an alternative living community founded in 1968 in the remote North Californian wilderness.

Writer: Jonathan Berman | Director: Jonathan Berman | Stars: Mahaj Seeger, Peter Coyote, Cedar Seeger, Mel Kramer

18. Guys and Balls (2004)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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60 Metascore

After their most recent loss, a soccer team discovers its goalie is gay and casts him out. He retaliates by bringing back an all-gay team for a game to prove who's better.

Writer: Benedikt Gollhardt | Director: Sherry Hormann | Stars: Maximilian Brückner, Lisa Potthoff, Dietmar Bär, Eileen Eilender

19. The Business of Being Born (2008)

87 min | Documentary

7.4
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68 Metascore

Birth: it's a miracle. A rite of passage. A natural part of life. But more than anything, birth is a business. Compelled to find answers after a disappointing birth experience with her ... See full summary »

Director: Abby Epstein | Stars: Mary Helen Ayres, Julia Barnett, Sylvie Blaustein, Louann Brizendine

20. Touchez Pas au Grisbi (1954)

Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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85 Metascore

An aging, world-weary gangster is double-crossed and forced out of retirement when his best friend is kidnapped and their stash of eight stolen gold bars demanded as ransom.

Writers: Albert Simonin, Jacques Becker, Maurice Griffe | Director: Jacques Becker | Stars: Jean Gabin, René Dary, Dora Doll, Vittorio Sanipoli

21. Thy Womb (2012)

100 min | Drama

7.0
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An infertile midwife and her husband find a surrogate mother so that they can have a child.

Writer: Henry Burgos | Director: Brillante Mendoza | Stars: Nora Aunor, Bembol Roco, Lovi Poe, Mercedes Cabral

22. Something of Value (1957)

TV-PG | 113 min | Drama, War

6.6
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Even though Peter and Kimani grow up together, Kimani soon finds that different races are treated differently. After the father of Kimani is jailed for following tribal customs, Kimani ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Brooks, Robert C. Ruark | Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Rock Hudson, Dana Wynter, Wendy Hiller, Juano Hernandez

23. Empty Cradle (1993 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

6.7
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Jane Morgan gives birth to her baby at the hospital. When she wakes up the next morning, the hospital tells her, that her son died at birth. However from ultrasound reading she had before, ... See full summary »

Writer: Rebecca Soladay | Director: Paul Schneider | Stars: Kate Jackson, Lori Loughlin, Eriq La Salle, David Lansbury

24. 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

25. Good Morning (1959)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Two boys begin a silence strike to press their parents into buying them a television set.

Writers: Kôgo Noda, Yasujirô Ozu | Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Keiji Sada, Yoshiko Kuga, Chishû Ryû, Kuniko Miyake

26. All Mine to Give (1957)

103 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.0
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An immigrant family in 1850's Wisconsin prospers until tragedy strikes.

Writers: Dale Eunson, Katherine Albert | Director: Allen Reisner | Stars: Glynis Johns, Cameron Mitchell, Rex Thompson, Patty McCormack

27. The Marquise of O (1976)

PG | 102 min | Drama, History

7.2
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A German Marquise has to deal with a pregnancy she cannot explain and an infatuated Russian Count.

Writers: Eric Rohmer, Heinrich von Kleist | Director: Eric Rohmer | Stars: Edith Clever, Bruno Ganz, Edda Seippel, Peter Lühr

28. The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978)

186 min | Drama, History

8.0
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The life inside a farm in Italy at the beginning of the century. Many poor country families live there, and the owner pays them by their productivity. One of the families has a very clever ... See full summary »

Writer: Ermanno Olmi | Director: Ermanno Olmi | Stars: Luigi Ornaghi, Francesca Moriggi, Omar Brignoli, Antonio Ferrari

29. Brother of Sleep (1995)

R | 127 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.1
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In the beginning of the 19th century, Johannes Elias Alder is born in a small village in the Austrian mountains. While growing up he is considered strange by the other villagers and ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Schneider | Director: Joseph Vilsmaier | Stars: André Eisermann, Dana Vávrová, Ben Becker, Jochen Nickel

30. Antonia's Line (1995)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A Dutch matron establishes and, for several generations, oversees a close-knit, matriarchal community where feminism and liberalism thrive.

Writer: Marleen Gorris | Director: Marleen Gorris | Stars: Willeke van Ammelrooy, Jan Decleir, Veerle van Overloop, Els Dottermans

31. Leef! (2005)

110 min | Drama

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Anna is a vital woman who is married and has two daughters. She picks up her old passion of writing again after frequent requests by a colleague and a friend, but she had not foreseen the consequences of family and friends reading her stories...

Writer: Maria Goos | Directors: Willem van de Sande Bakhuyzen, Jean van de Velde | Stars: Monic Hendrickx, Peter Blok, Sarah Jonker, Sophie van Winden

32. Coup de grâce (1976)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, War

7.1
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A countess' unrequited love for an army officer leads to disaster.

Writers: Marguerite Yourcenar, Geneviève Dormann, Margarethe von Trotta, Jutta Brückner | Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Matthias Habich, Margarethe von Trotta, Rüdiger Kirschstein, Marc Eyraud

33. Jessica (1962)

112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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The women of a small Sicilian village, jealous of a beautiful widowed midwife, plot her ruin by refusing to have anything to do with their husbands.

Writers: Ennio De Concini, Flora Sandstrom, Edith R. Sommer | Directors: Jean Negulesco, Oreste Palella | Stars: Angie Dickinson, Maurice Chevalier, Noël-Noël, Gabriele Ferzetti

34. Children of Hiroshima (1952)

97 min | Drama, War

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86 Metascore

Post war Hiroshima: It's been four years since the last time she visited her hometown. Takako faces the after effects of the A-bomb when she travels around the city to call on old friends.

Writers: Arata Osada, Kaneto Shindô | Director: Kaneto Shindô | Stars: Nobuko Otowa, Osamu Takizawa, Miwa Saitô, Tsuneko Yamanaka

35. Midwives (2001 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama, Crime

6.2
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A midwife in rural Vermont is wrongly accused of murder in the death of one of her patients by the woman's husband.

Writers: Christopher A. Bohjalian, Cynthia Saunders | Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Peter Coyote, Terry Kinney, Alison Pill

36. Zelary (2003)

R | 150 min | Romance, Drama

7.7
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66 Metascore

A nurse and her surgeon-lover are part of a resistance movement in 1940s Czechoslovakia. When they are discovered, her lover flees and she must find a place to hide. A patient whose life ... See full summary »

Writers: Kveta Legátová, Petr Jarchovský | Director: Ondrej Trojan | Stars: Anna Geislerová, György Cserhalmi, Ivan Trojan, Jaroslava Adamová

37. Mrs. Mike (1949)

Approved | 99 min | Drama

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Writers: DeWitt Bodeen, Benedict Freedman, Nancy Freedman, Alfred Lewis Levitt | Director: Louis King | Stars: Dick Powell, Evelyn Keyes, J.M. Kerrigan, Angela Clarke

38. Presage (1975)

118 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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When the bottle she uses to help women gave birth to their children breaks, Mama Santos the midwife announces that something terrible is going to happen in a town from the country side of ... See full summary »

Writers: Luis Alcoriza, Gabriel García Márquez | Director: Luis Alcoriza | Stars: David Reynoso, Fabiola Falcón, Lucha Villa, Pancho Córdova

39. Corazon: Ang unang aswang (2012)

Drama, Horror

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Writers: Richard Somes, Jerry Gracio | Director: Richard Somes | Stars: Erich Gonzales, Derek Ramsay, Mark Gil, Tetchie Agbayani

40. Extreme Private Eros: Love Song 1974 (1974)

98 min | Documentary

7.2
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In 1972, Miyuki tells her ex-lover Kazuo that she's going to Okinawa with their son. Kazuo decides to film her. He narrates his visits to her there: first while her flatmate is Sugako, a ... See full summary »

Director: Kazuo Hara | Stars: Kazuo Hara, Miyuki Takeda, Sachiko Kobayashi

41. Inheritance (I) (2004)

R | 89 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

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Writers: Kris Kristensen, Brian McDonald | Director: Kris Kristensen | Stars: Jen Taylor, Marjorie Nelson, Carter Roy, Emma Jones

42. Niloofar (2008)

82 min | Drama

7.0
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Forced into marriage, a thirteen year old Iraqi girl battles with her femininity in search for freedom.

Writer: Sabine El Gemayel | Director: Sabine El Gemayel | Stars: Amir Aghaee, Mobina Aynehdar, Nayereh Farahani, Tooraj Faramarzian

43. In the Navel of the Sea (1998)

116 min | Drama

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Pepito, growing up in a remote fishing village in the Philippines is destined to become the successor of his mother: the only midwife in the whole district, a job given from generation to ... See full summary »

Writer: Jun Lana | Director: Marilou Diaz-Abaya | Stars: Jomari Yllana, Elizabeth Oropesa, Chin Chin Gutierrez, Pen Medina

44. The Midwife's Tale (1995)

75 min | Romance

6.9
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The daughter of a lesbian couple seeks a tale about a "knightess". One of her mothers tells her a story of a Lady and a midwife who fall in love.

Writer: Megan Siler | Director: Megan Siler | Stars: Stacey Havener, Gayle Cohen, Carla Milford, Anthony Shaw Abaté

45. Bussen (1963)

90 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

5.8
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Writers: Bob Ramsing, Arne Skouen | Director: Finn Henriksen | Stars: Dirch Passer, Malene Schwartz, Lily Broberg, Lone Hertz

46. Conflit (1938)

94 min | Drama

6.3
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Writers: Charles Gombault, Gina Kaus, Léonide Moguy, Hans Wilhelm | Director: Léonide Moguy | Stars: Annie Ducaux, Marguerite Pierry, Armand Bernard, Raymond Rouleau

47. Tinerete franta (1991)

Drama, Romance

7.9
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Writers: Mihai Auramesch, Mihaia Avrameskua, Marija Maric | Director: Marija Maric | Stars: Radu Amzulescu, Iova Dalea, Lavinel Dudic, Silvia Pincu

48. Paternal Instinct (2004)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary

7.4
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65 Metascore

Two boys in search of a surrogate mother for their child.

Director: Murray Nossel | Stars: Erik, Mark Eisenhardt, Barbara Eisenhardt, Larry

50. The Case of Dr. Laurent (1957)

110 min | Drama

6.2
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Writers: René Barjavel, Jean-Paul Le Chanois | Director: Jean-Paul Le Chanois | Stars: Jean Gabin, Nicole Courcel, Silvia Monfort, Henri Arius