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1. The Revenant (2015)

R | 156 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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76 Metascore

A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter, Domhnall Gleeson

Votes: 425,226 | Gross: $183.64M

2. The Godfather (1972)

R | 175 min | Crime, Drama

9.2
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100 Metascore

The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton

Votes: 1,167,958 | Gross: $134.82M

3. Gladiator (2000)

R | 155 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.5
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64 Metascore

When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed

Votes: 993,576 | Gross: $187.67M

4. The Usual Suspects (1995)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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77 Metascore

A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which begin when five criminals meet at a seemingly random police lineup.

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri, Stephen Baldwin

Votes: 748,749 | Gross: $23.27M

5. Road to Perdition (2002)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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72 Metascore

Bonds of loyalty are put to the test when a hitman's son witnesses what his father does for a living.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Tom Hanks, Tyler Hoechlin, Rob Maxey, Liam Aiken

Votes: 201,870 | Gross: $104.05M

6. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

PG-13 | 175 min | Romance, Western

8.6
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80 Metascore

A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.

Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson, Claudia Cardinale, Jason Robards

Votes: 218,335

7. The Judge (2014)

R | 141 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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48 Metascore

Big-city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and, along the way, reconnects with his estranged family.

Director: David Dobkin | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Billy Bob Thornton

Votes: 138,631 | Gross: $47.11M

8. Changeling (2008)

R | 141 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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: 200,229 | Gross: $35.71M

9. The Water Diviner (2014)

R | 111 min | Drama, War

7.1
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50 Metascore

An Australian man travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to try and locate his three missing sons.

Director: Russell Crowe | Stars: Russell Crowe, Olga Kurylenko, Jai Courtney, Isabel Lucas

Votes: 54,300 | Gross: $4.19M

10. In the Valley of Elah (2007)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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65 Metascore

A retired military investigator works with a police detective to uncover the truth behind his son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.

Director: Paul Haggis | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Charlize Theron, Jonathan Tucker, Jason Patric

Votes: 60,539 | Gross: $6.78M

11. Animal Kingdom (2010)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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83 Metascore

A seventeen year-old navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family and the detective who thinks he can save him.

Director: David Michôd | Stars: James Frecheville, Guy Pearce, Joel Edgerton, Bryce Lindemann

Votes: 46,002 | Gross: $1.04M

12. Ran (1985)

R | 162 min | Action, Drama

8.3
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96 Metascore

In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how the new-found power will corrupt them and cause them to turn on each other...and him.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryû

Votes: 78,627 | Gross: $3.52M

13. High Tension (2003)

Unrated | 91 min | Horror

6.8
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42 Metascore

Best friends Marie and Alexia decide to spend a quiet weekend at Alexia's parents' secluded farmhouse. But on the night of their arrival, the girls' idyllic getaway turns into an endless night of horror.

Director: Alexandre Aja | Stars: Cécile De France, Maïwenn, Philippe Nahon, Franck Khalfoun

Votes: 55,455 | Gross: $3.65M

14. The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)

PG | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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13-year-old Rynn Jacobs lives alone in a high-class Quebec small town, but unknown to the neighbors, she is leading a secret and dangerous life.

Director: Nicolas Gessner | Stars: Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen, Alexis Smith, Mort Shuman

Votes: 9,614

15. In Cold Blood (1967)

Approved | 134 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.0
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89 Metascore

After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, John Forsythe, Paul Stewart

Votes: 19,176

16. The Crow: City of Angels (1996)

R | 84 min | Action, Fantasy, Thriller

4.5
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The spirit of the Crow resurrects another man seeking revenge for the murder of his son.

Director: Tim Pope | Stars: Vincent Perez, Mia Kirshner, Richard Brooks, Iggy Pop

Votes: 15,857 | Gross: $17.88M

17. American Me (1992)

R | 125 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.2
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66 Metascore

A Mexican-American Mafia kingpin is released from prison, falls in love for the first time, and grows introspective about his gangster lifestyle.

Director: Edward James Olmos | Stars: Edward James Olmos, William Forsythe, Sal Lopez, Vira Montes

Votes: 5,940 | Gross: $13.09M

18. Beowulf (1999)

R | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.0
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A sci-fi update of the famous 6th Century poem. In a beseiged land, Beowulf must battle against the hideous creature Grendel and his vengeance seeking mother.

Director: Graham Baker | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Rhona Mitra, Oliver Cotton, Götz Otto

Votes: 9,768

19. The United States of Leland (2003)

R | 108 min | Drama

7.2
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37 Metascore

A young man's experience in a juvenile detention center that touches on the tumultuous changes that befall his family and the community in which he lives.

Director: Matthew Ryan Hoge | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Don Cheadle, Kevin Spacey, Chris Klein

Votes: 20,027 | Gross: $0.34M

20. The Outsider (2002 TV Movie)

R | 119 min | Drama, Romance, Western

7.0
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A western love story revolving around the forbidden love between a young widow from a Mennonite-like religious group and a cold-blooded gunslinger whom she takes into her home after he is wounded.

Director: Randa Haines | Stars: Tim Daly, Naomi Watts, Keith Carradine, David Carradine

Votes: 1,500

21. Khartoum (1966)

Approved | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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In the Sudan, in 1884-85, Egyptian forces led by a British general defend Khartoum against an invading Muslim army led by a religious fanatic, the Mahdi.

Directors: Basil Dearden, Eliot Elisofon | Stars: Charlton Heston, Laurence Olivier, Richard Johnson, Ralph Richardson

Votes: 5,048

22. Secrets & Lies (2014– )

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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A man who finds the body of a young boy quickly becomes the prime murder suspect, putting his life and his family at risk.

Stars: Martin Henderson, Anthony Hayes, Diana Glenn, Adrienne Pickering

Votes: 1,373

23. White Noise 2: The Light (2007)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.7
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Following the loss of his family, a man attempts suicide only to discover upon waking that he can identify people who are about to die

Director: Patrick Lussier | Stars: Nathan Fillion, Katee Sackhoff, Craig Fairbrass, Adrian Holmes

Votes: 11,334

24. A Dry White Season (1989)

R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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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 »

Director: Euzhan Palcy | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Janet Suzman, Zakes Mokae, Jürgen Prochnow

Votes: 3,630 | Gross: $3.77M

25. God on Trial (2008 TV Movie)

86 min | Drama, War

7.6
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Awaiting their inevitable deaths at one of the worst concentration camps, a group of Jews make a rabbinical court to decide whether God has gone against the Holy Covenant and if He is the one guilty for their suffering.

Director: Andy De Emmony | Stars: Joseph Muir, Josef Altin, Ashley Artus, Alexi Kaye Campbell

Votes: 1,981

26. Lidice (2011)

126 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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At the beginning of the story Lidice is just one of many small Czech villages trying to survive the war as best as it can... See full synopsis »

Director: Petr Nikolaev | Stars: Karel Roden, Zuzana Fialová, Zuzana Bydzovská, Roman Luknár

Votes: 889

27. What Have I Done to Deserve This? (1984)

101 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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In Madrid, the housewife Gloria lives in a tiny apartment with her husband, the taxi driver and forger Antonio; her lunatic mother-in-law, who is addicted in bottled water and cupcakes; and... See full summary »

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Carmen Maura, Gonzalo Suárez, Luis Hostalot, Ryo Hiruma

Votes: 6,363

28. Behind the Sun (2001)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

7.7
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73 Metascore

When ordered by his father to avenge the death of his older brother, a young man questions the tradition of violence between two rival families.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: José Dumont, Rodrigo Santoro, Rita Assemany, Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos

Votes: 5,768 | Gross: $0.06M

29. The Son (2002)

99 min | Drama, Mystery

7.7
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86 Metascore

A joinery instructor at a rehab center refuses to take a new teen as his apprentice, but then begins to follow the boy through the hallways and streets.

Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne | Stars: Olivier Gourmet, Morgan Marinne, Isabella Soupart, Nassim Hassaïni

Votes: 7,094 | Gross: $0.07M

30. Vigilante (1983)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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Eddie Marino is a factory worker in New York City. He has a wife named Vickie and a son named Scott. Eddie's friend and co-worker Nick and some of the factory's other workers have formed a ... See full summary »

Director: William Lustig | Stars: Robert Forster, Fred Williamson, Richard Bright, Rutanya Alda

Votes: 1,910

31. Bless the Beasts & Children (1971)

GP | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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A group of social misfits at a summer camp.for boys run away to save penned-in buffaloes from a rifle club's slaughter.

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Bill Mumy, Barry Robins, Miles Chapin, Darel Glaser

Votes: 1,024

32. Urban Justice (2007 Video)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.4
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Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.

Director: Don E. FauntLeRoy | Stars: Steven Seagal, Eddie Griffin, Carmen Serano, Cory Hart

Votes: 4,341

33. The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story (2004 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 84 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.5
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As the police search for a missing pregnant woman, new evidence emerges that throws suspicion on her seemingly devoted husband.

Director: Roger Young | Stars: Dean Cain, Sarah Brown, G.W. Bailey, Cindy Hogan

Votes: 937

34. Embryo (1976)

PG | 104 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.0
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A scientist doing experiments on a human fetus discovers a method to accelerate the fetus into a mature adult in just a few days. However, the "adult" fetus turns into a homicidal psycho ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Rock Hudson, Barbara Carrera, Diane Ladd, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 920

35. Our Children (2012)

111 min | Drama

6.8
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79 Metascore

Like millions of other couples, Mounir and Murielle fall in love. Like millions of other couples, Mounir and Murielle have children. But unlike them, they accept to give up their autonomy ... See full summary »

Director: Joachim Lafosse | Stars: Émilie Dequenne, Claire Bodson, Niels Arestrup, Tahar Rahim

Votes: 2,140

36. Cornbread, Earl and Me (1975)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Sport

6.8
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A 12-year-old is traumatised by the murder of his friend, a star basketball player.

Director: Joseph Manduke | Stars: Moses Gunn, Rosalind Cash, Bernie Casey, Madge Sinclair

Votes: 560

37. The Desperate Trail (1994 Video)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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After years of suffering under her beating husband, Sarah decides to no longer take any humiliation or battery - and kills him. For that, Marshal Speakes - her father in law - sentences her... See full summary »

Director: P.J. Pesce | Stars: Sam Elliott, Craig Sheffer, Linda Fiorentino, Frank Whaley

Votes: 573

38. In Cold Blood (1996 TV Mini-Series)

240 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.3
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At the end of the 1950s, in a more innocent America, the brutal, meaningless slaying of a Midwestern family horrified the nation. This film is based on Truman Capote's hauntingly detailed, ... See full summary »

Stars: Anthony Edwards, Eric Roberts, Sam Neill, Kevin Tighe

Votes: 713

39. No Way Out (1973)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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A mob hitman wants to retire, but his bosses don't think that's a good idea. Complications--and many bloody shootouts-ensue.

Director: Duccio Tessari | Stars: Alain Delon, Richard Conte, Carla Gravina, Marc Porel

Votes: 835

40. Dharma Durai (1991)

144 min | Drama

6.8
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A man has to negotiate his brother's antagonism before he can become a doctor.

Director: Rajasekar | Stars: Rajinikanth, Gautami, Madhu, Mohanraj

Votes: 161

41. Zenne Dancer (2012)

99 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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A feature film about an unusual trio: Daniel, a German photo-journalist in Istanbul without much knowledge about Turkish values. Can, a flamboyant, out and proud male belly dancer with lots... See full summary »

Directors: Caner Alper, Mehmet Binay | Stars: Kerem Can, Giovanni Arvaneh, Erkan Avci, Tilbe Saran

Votes: 1,842

42. Another Silence (2011)

90 min | Drama

5.3
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A Toronto police officer finds her husband and son violently murdered.

Director: Santiago Amigorena | Stars: Marie-Josée Croze, Ignacio Rogers, Tony Nardi, Benz Antoine

Votes: 283

43. The Clinton Chronicles (1994 Video)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

6.1
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A documentary accusing Bill Clinton of crimes in Arkansas.

Director: Patrick Matrisciana | Stars: Jim Johnson, Nora Waye, Larry Nichols, Doc DeLaughter

Votes: 71

44. 9 Souls (2003)

120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.4
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Nine convicts escape from prison; most are convicted murders. They commandeer a van from a strip club. Their plan is to find a stash of counterfeit money that a deranged cell mate told them... See full summary »

Director: Toshiaki Toyoda | Stars: Yoshio Harada, Ryûhei Matsuda, Genta Dairaku, Eita

Votes: 1,332

45. Antonieta (1982)

108 min | Biography, Drama, War

5.9
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A French psychologist investigates about famous suicidal women. She finds the case of Antonieta Rivas Mercado, a Mexican writer who died inside Paris' Notre Dame in 1931. To follow the ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Saura | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Hanna Schygulla, Ignacio López Tarso, Carlos Bracho

Votes: 226

46. Final Mission (1984)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime

4.7
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Vince Deacon, a higly decorated Vietnam War veteran, serves as a SWAT team captain for LAPD. When his family gets attacked by thugs and he kills one of them in self defense he's being ... See full summary »

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Richard Young, Christine L. Tudor, Jason Ross, John Dresden

Votes: 132

47. Diese Drombuschs (1983–1994)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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This critically acclaimed drama focuses on the Drombuschs, an average German family living in Darmstadt near Frankfurt. Siegfried, the father, runs an antique shop, while his wife Vera ... See full summary »

Stars: Witta Pohl, Grete Wurm, Eike Hagen Schweikhardt, Günter Strack

Votes: 115

48. La Cucaracha (1998)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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A desperate writer fights for survival when the Mexican mob involves him in murder.

Director: Jack Perez | Stars: Eric Roberts, Joaquim de Almeida, Victor Rivers, James McManus

Votes: 300 | Gross: $0.03M

49. Walking the Edge (1985)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.5
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A Los Angeles taxi driver helps a distraught young woman on the run from gangsters after they murder her husband and young son.

Director: Norbert Meisel | Stars: Nancy Kwan, Robert Forster, Joe Spinell, A Martinez

Votes: 390

50. Legacy (2000)

90 min | Documentary

7.1
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A documentary that tracks five years and three generations of a Chicago family's life in public housing. The murder of a family member has an immediate impact, but eventually changes them toward a more positive outlook on life in the end.

Director: Tod Lending | Stars: Alaissa Collins, Marquis Collins, Nickcole Collins, Terrell Collins

Votes: 112