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1. Twin Peaks (1990–1991)

TV-MA | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks.

Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Votes: 120,558

2. Orphan Black (2013– )

TV-MA | 44 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.4
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A streetwise hustler is pulled into a compelling conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl who looks just like her.

Stars: Tatiana Maslany, Dylan Bruce, Jordan Gavaris, Kevin Hanchard

Votes: 76,077

3. Banshee (2013–2016)

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.4
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An ex-con assumes the identity of a murdered sheriff in the small town of Banshee, Pennsylvania, where he has some unfinished business.

Stars: Antony Starr, Ivana Milicevic, Ulrich Thomsen, Frankie Faison

Votes: 64,079

4. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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An elite team of police forensic evidence investigation experts work their cases in Las Vegas.

Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger, George Eads, Eric Szmanda

Votes: 68,723

5. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.7
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40 Metascore

A look at Wolverine's early life, in particular his time with the government squad Team X and the impact it will have on his later years.

Director: Gavin Hood | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds, Danny Huston

Votes: 386,458 | Gross: $179.88M

6. Firefly (2002–2003)

TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

9.1
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Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out to get them.

Stars: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin

Votes: 199,748

7. The Equalizer (2014)

R | 132 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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57 Metascore

A man believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and has dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when he meets a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her.

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Denzel Washington, Marton Csokas, Chloë Grace Moretz, David Harbour

Votes: 248,306 | Gross: $101.53M

8. Skyfall (2012)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.8
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81 Metascore

Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. Whilst MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Naomie Harris, Judi Dench

Votes: 545,474 | Gross: $304.36M

9. V for Vendetta (2005)

R | 132 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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62 Metascore

In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.

Director: James McTeigue | Stars: Hugo Weaving, Natalie Portman, Rupert Graves, Stephen Rea

Votes: 842,946 | Gross: $70.50M

10. Haven (2010–2015)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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She has no past. She has no family. She was raised in an orphanage. So, she lives for what she does best: be an FBI agent. That's why Audrey Parker is sent to a distant Maine village called... See full summary »

Stars: Emily Rose, Lucas Bryant, Eric Balfour, Richard Donat

Votes: 30,041

11. Cowboy Bebop (1998–2003)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.0
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The futuristic misadventures and tragedies of an easygoing bounty hunter and his partners.

Stars: Kôichi Yamadera, Unshô Ishizuka, Megumi Hayashibara, Steve Blum

Votes: 57,919

12. Cold Case (2003–2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she's assigned "cold cases" -- older crimes that have never been solved.

Stars: Kathryn Morris, Danny Pino, John Finn, Jeremy Ratchford

Votes: 20,023

13. Priceless (II) (2016)

PG-13 | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.9
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41 Metascore

A widower who loses custody of his daughter finds himself unable to hold down a job. He agrees to drive a truck across the country, no questions asked. But when he discovers what he is delivering, he is faced with a life-changing choice.

Director: Ben Smallbone | Stars: Joel Smallbone, Bianca A. Santos, David Koechner, Jim Parrack

Votes: 1,463 | Gross: $1.16M

14. Southland Tales (2006)

R | 145 min | Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.5
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44 Metascore

During a three day heat wave just before a huge 4th of July celebration, an action star stricken with amnesia meets up with a porn star who is developing her own reality TV project, and a policeman who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.

Director: Richard Kelly | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Seann William Scott, Carlos Amezcua

Votes: 33,318 | Gross: $0.27M

15. The Searchers (1956)

Approved | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

8.0
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An American Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from the Comanches.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond

Votes: 65,202

16. Swimming Pool (2003)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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70 Metascore

A British mystery author visits her publisher's home in the South of France, where her interaction with his unusual daughter sets off some touchy dynamics.

Director: François Ozon | Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Charles Dance, Ludivine Sagnier, Jean-Marie Lamour

Votes: 36,224 | Gross: $10.11M

17. The Man from Nowhere (2010)

R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.8
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A quiet pawnshop keeper with a violent past takes on a drug-and-organ trafficking ring in hope of saving the child who is his only friend.

Director: Jeong-beom Lee | Stars: Bin Won, Sae-ron Kim, Tae-hoon Kim, Hee-won Kim

Votes: 46,958 | Gross: $0.01M

18. The Prince (I) (2014)

R | 93 min | Action, Thriller

4.6
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19 Metascore

When his daughter is kidnapped, a retired assassin is drawn back into the life he gave up. To rescue her, he must confront his former rival.

Director: Brian A Miller | Stars: Jason Patric, Bruce Willis, John Cusack, Jessica Lowndes

Votes: 13,970

19. Les Misérables (1998)

PG-13 | 134 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.5
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Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the ... See full summary »

Director: Bille August | Stars: Liam Neeson, Geoffrey Rush, Uma Thurman, Christopher Adamson

Votes: 33,227 | Gross: $13.87M

20. La Femme Nikita (1997–2001)

60 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.5
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Section One, a clandestine anti-terrorist organization, fakes the death of a jailed, convicted murderer and, believing her twin assets of beauty and ability to kill will make her a valuable... See full summary »

Stars: Peta Wilson, Don Francks, Eugene Robert Glazer, Roy Dupuis

Votes: 7,599

21. Angel Eyes (2001)

R | 102 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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39 Metascore

A mysterious man is drawn to a feisty female police officer and a unusual relationship ensues, as not everything is as it seems.

Director: Luis Mandoki | Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Jim Caviezel, Jeremy Sisto, Terrence Howard

Votes: 20,087 | Gross: $24.04M

22. Tetro (2009)

R | 127 min | Drama

6.9
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65 Metascore

Bennie travels to Buenos Aires to find his long-missing older brother, a once-promising writer who is now a remnant of his former self. Bennie's discovery of his brother's near-finished play might hold the answer to understanding their shared past and renewing their bond.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Vincent Gallo, Alden Ehrenreich, Maribel Verdú, Silvia Pérez

Votes: 10,909 | Gross: $0.44M

23. I Know Who Killed Me (2007)

R | 105 min | Mystery, Thriller

3.6
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16 Metascore

A young woman who was missing reappears, but she claims to be someone else entirely.

Director: Chris Sivertson | Stars: Lindsay Lohan, Julia Ormond, Neal McDonough, Bonnie Aarons

Votes: 23,527 | Gross: $7.23M

24. Wolverine and the X-Men (2008– )

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.1
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After an explosion at the school, the X-Men went their seperate ways. But they must unite once again under the leadership of Wolverine to prevent an inevitable war while also dealing with present problems.

Stars: Steve Blum, Jim Ward, Nolan North, Fred Tatasciore

Votes: 7,996

25. Le concert (2009)

PG-13 | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.6
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60 Metascore

Thirty years ago, Andrei Simoniovich Filipov, the renowned conductor of the Bolshoi orchestra, was fired for hiring Jewish musicians. Now a mere cleaning man at the Bolshoi, he learns by ... See full summary »

Director: Radu Mihaileanu | Stars: Aleksey Guskov, Mélanie Laurent, Dmitriy Nazarov, François Berléand

Votes: 15,450 | Gross: $0.66M

26. Out of Reach (2004 Video)

R | 86 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.0
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Billy Ray Lansing, a former covert agent turned survivalist, discovers that the foster program he is using to help a young girl is actually a human trafficking network. Lancing heads overseas to find the girl and shut down the operation.

Director: Po-Chih Leong | Stars: Steven Seagal, Ida Nowakowska, Agnieszka Wagner, Matt Schulze

Votes: 4,016

27. Ne te retourne pas (2009)

111 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.9
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A psychodrama about a photographer whose pictures tell a different story to that of her perception.

Director: Marina de Van | Stars: Sophie Marceau, Monica Bellucci, Andrea Di Stefano, Thierry Neuvic

Votes: 5,513

28. Finding Vivian Maier (2013)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery

7.7
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75 Metascore

A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one of the most accomplished street photographers.

Directors: John Maloof, Charlie Siskel | Stars: Vivian Maier, John Maloof, Daniel Arnaud, Simon Amédé

Votes: 10,035 | Gross: $1.51M

29. Her Alibi (1989)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

5.7
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A writer of BAD detective novels is in full writers' block. He pretends to be the alibi of a beautiful woman who was arrested for murder at first thinking her innocent, but as she shows ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Tom Selleck, Paulina Porizkova, William Daniels, James Farentino

Votes: 5,801 | Gross: $18.70M

30. Boomerang (I) (2015)

101 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A secret kept in the past can change everything in the present for Antoine Rey's family.

Director: François Favrat | Stars: Laurent Lafitte, Mélanie Laurent, Audrey Dana, Wladimir Yordanoff

Votes: 489

31. The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)

Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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Herzog's film is based upon the true and mysterious story of Kaspar Hauser, a young man who suddenly appeared in Nuremberg in 1828, barely able to talk or walk, and bearing a strange note.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Bruno S., Walter Ladengast, Brigitte Mira, Willy Semmelrogge

Votes: 13,369

32. Bizarre (2015)

Unrated | 98 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

4.4
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Maurice is a French teenager who escaped France and begins working at a hype club in Brooklyn called BIZARRE. He quickly becomes a sort of 'mascot' of this incredible club.The owner and the... See full summary »

Director: Étienne Faure | Stars: Pierre Prieur, Adrian James, Raquel Nave, Rebekah Underhill

Votes: 687

33. Fuchi ni tatsu (2016)

Unrated | 120 min | Drama

6.9
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Toshio hires Yasaka in his workshop. This old acquaintance, who has just been released from prison, begins to meddle in Toshio's family life.

Director: Kôji Fukada | Stars: Mariko Tsutsui, Tadanobu Asano, Kanji Furutachi, Kana Mahiro

Votes: 449

34. Avenida Brasil (2012)

Comedy, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A young girl who had her life ruined by an ambitious, unscrupulous woman returns to her as an adult, under a new identity and seeking revenge.

Stars: Adriana Esteves, Débora Falabella, Murilo Benício, Marcello Novaes

Votes: 1,119

35. Riaru: Kanzen naru kubinagaryû no hi (2013)

127 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

5.8
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A man decides to use a new technology to go inside the mind of his comatose lover.

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Takeru Satoh, Haruka Ayase, Joe Odagiri, Shôta Sometani

Votes: 717

36. The Damned Don't Cry (1950)

Approved | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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A New York socialite climbs the ladder of success man by man until a life among rich gangsters gives her what she thought she always wanted.

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Joan Crawford, David Brian, Steve Cochran, Kent Smith

Votes: 1,640

37. Insensibles (2012)

100 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

6.2
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Set in Catalonia, Painless weaves two stories: in one, starting during the Spanish Civil War and running through to the '60s, an asylum attempts to rehabilitate children who feel no pain, ... See full summary »

Director: Juan Carlos Medina | Stars: Alex Brendemühl, Tómas Lemarquis, Ilias Stothart, Mot Harris Dunlop Stothart

Votes: 2,746

38. Hana to Arisu satsujin jiken (2015)

100 min | Animation, Drama

7.3
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After her parents separate, 14 year-old Tetsuko (who will soon be nick-named Alice) moves with her mother to a new town in what she calls "The Boonies" and must enroll as a transfer student... See full summary »

Director: Shunji Iwai | Stars: Yû Aoi, Anne Suzuki, Shôko Aida, Sei Hiraizumi

Votes: 727

39. Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water (1990– )

25 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.1
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A teen acrobat of mysterious origins and a young inventor find themselves entangled in a sinister plot that involves the fate of the world.

Stars: Noriko Hidaka, Carl Domaski, Judson Jones, Craig Kanne

Votes: 1,119

40. Die Screaming Marianne (1971)

101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

4.9
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After their parents divorce, one daughter lives with her mother in England while the other lives with her father in Portugal. After the untimely death of her mother, the one daughter stands... See full summary »

Director: Pete Walker | Stars: Susan George, Barry Evans, Christopher Sandford, Judy Huxtable

Votes: 490

41. Walang hanggan (2012)

Action, Crime, Drama

8.6
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Cruz sisters Virginia (Susan Roces) and Margaret (Helen Gamboa) vie for the love of Joseph Montenegro (Eddie Garcia) in the fictional province of Olivarez... See full synopsis »

Stars: Coco Martin, Julia Montes, Dawn Zulueta, Richard Gomez

Votes: 86

42. Imortal (2010–2011)

Action, Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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300 years ago, a group of powerful clan came to this island. They were known as vampires or blood drinkers. They quickly grew in numbers and their violence increased. Unknown to them ... See full summary »

Stars: John Lloyd Cruz, Angel Locsin, Maricar Reyes, Jake Roxas

Votes: 46

43. Les herbes folles (2009)

PG | 104 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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65 Metascore

A wallet lost and found opens the door to romantic adventure for Georges and Marguerite. After examining the ID papers of its owner, it is not a simple matter for Georges to turn the red ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: André Dussollier, Sabine Azéma, Anne Consigny, Emmanuelle Devos

Votes: 3,260 | Gross: $0.40M

44. Twice-Told Tales (1963)

Approved | 120 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance

6.7
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3 horror stories based on the writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne. In the 1st story titled "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment", Heidegger attempts to restore the youth of three elderly friends. In "... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Vincent Price, Sebastian Cabot, Brett Halsey, Beverly Garland

Votes: 1,842

45. Cronaca di una morte annunciata (1987)

109 min | Drama

6.8
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In a small village in Latin America, Santiago Nasar is killed in the morning, which surprises nobody. The Vicario brothers were openly declaring they would kill him to regain the lost honor... See full summary »

Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Rupert Everett, Ornella Muti, Gian Maria Volontè, Irene Papas

Votes: 830

46. Voices (2007)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.6
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This creepy, supernatural thriller revolves around the paranoid belief that those dearest to you may want you dead.

Director: Ki-hwan Oh | Stars: Jin-seo Yoon, Gi-woong Park, Ki-woo Lee, Yu-seon Ham

Votes: 1,069

47. Kucch To Hai (2003)

143 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

4.3
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Indian film-makers have now come up with their very own "I Know What You Did Last Summer', a story centering around a College Professor, who kills his wife, and hides her body in the ... See full summary »

Directors: Anurag Basu, Anil V. Kumar | Stars: Ashay Chitre, Esha Deol, Vrajesh Hirjee, Jeetendra

Votes: 668

48. Hwa-i-teu: Jeo-woo-eui mel-lo-di (2011)

106 min | Horror, Music, Mystery

6.0
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Girl group "Pink Dolls" is always pushed into the background by other popular idols. When the girls release their new song "White", a remake from unknown origins they become instant sensations.

Directors: Gok Kim, Sun Kim | Stars: Eun-jeong Ham, Woo-seul-hye Hwang, Maydoni, Choi Ah-ra

Votes: 1,012

49. The Maid (2005)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.9
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"Every year, for thirty days during the lunar seventh month, the Chinese believe that the gates of hell are thrown open. Vengeful spirits or hungry ghosts wander among the living, seeking ... See full summary »

Director: Kelvin Tong | Stars: Alessandra de Rossi, Huifang Hong, Benny Soh, Zhenwei Guan

Votes: 1,021

50. El Rostro de la Venganza (2012– )

TV-14 | Action, Crime, Horror

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Stars: Roberto Mateos, Mirela Payret, Saúl Lisazo, Marlene Favela

Votes: 53