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1. The Descendants (2011)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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84 Metascore

A land baron tries to reconnect with his two daughters after his wife is seriously injured in a boating accident.

Writers: Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash, Kaui Hart Hemmings | Director: Alexander Payne | Stars: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller, Nick Krause

2. Donnie Brasco (1997)

R | 127 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

An FBI undercover agent infilitrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life to the expense of his regular one.

Writers: Joseph D. Pistone, Richard Woodley, Paul Attanasio | Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen, Bruno Kirby

3. The Last Picture Show (1971)

R | 118 min | Drama

8.1
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A group of 1950s high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both economically and culturally.

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Peter Bogdanovich | Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Ben Johnson

4. Wuthering Heights (1939)

Passed | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A servant in the house of Wuthering Heights tells a traveler the unfortunate tale of lovers Cathy and Heathcliff.

Writers: Charles MacArthur, Ben Hecht, Emily Brontë | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Merle Oberon, Laurence Olivier, David Niven, Flora Robson

5. The Krays (1990)

R | 119 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.7
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This fact-based movie follows the life of the twin crime-lords in London's '60s underworld.

Writer: Philip Ridley | Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Gary Kemp, Martin Kemp, Billie Whitelaw, Tom Bell

6. Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem (2014)

115 min | Drama

8.0
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In Israel there is neither civil marriage nor civil divorce. Only rabbis can legitimate a marriage or its dissolution. But this dissolution is only possible with full consent from the ... See full summary »

Writers: Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz | Directors: Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz | Stars: Ronit Elkabetz, Simon Abkarian, Gabi Amrani, Dalia Beger

7. The Defiant Ones (1958)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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Two escaped convicts chained together, white and black, must learn to get along in order to elude capture.

Writers: Nedrick Young, Harold Jacob Smith | Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Tony Curtis, Sidney Poitier, Theodore Bikel, Charles McGraw

8. Magic (1978)

R | 107 min | Horror

6.8
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A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart.

Writer: William Goldman | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith, Ed Lauter

9. The Blue Room (2014)

R | 76 min | Crime, Thriller

6.5
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72 Metascore

A man and a woman, secretly in love, alone in a room. They desire each other, want each other, and even bite each other. In the afterglow, they share a few sweet nothings. At least the man ... See full summary »

Writers: Stéphanie Cléau, Mathieu Amalric, Georges Simenon | Director: Mathieu Amalric | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Léa Drucker, Stéphanie Cléau, Laurent Poitrenaux

10. The Soft Skin (1964)

113 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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78 Metascore

Pierre Lachenay is a well-known publisher and lecturer, married with Franca and father of Sabine, around 10. He meets an air hostess, Nicole. They start a love affair, which Pierre is hiding, but he cannot stand staying away from her.

Writers: François Truffaut, Jean-Louis Richard | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean Desailly, Françoise Dorléac, Nelly Benedetti, Daniel Ceccaldi

11. BUtterfield 8 (1960)

109 min | Drama

6.4
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The romantic life of a fashionable Manhattan beauty who's part model, part call-girl--and all man-trap.

Writers: John O'Hara, Charles Schnee, John Michael Hayes | Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Harvey, Eddie Fisher, Dina Merrill

12. Faithless (2000)

R | 142 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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79 Metascore

An imaginary woman recollects the painful experience of adultery to a storyteller.

Writer: Ingmar Bergman | Director: Liv Ullmann | Stars: Lena Endre, Erland Josephson, Krister Henriksson, Thomas Hanzon

13. Night and Day (1946)

Approved | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

6.2
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The fictionalized biography of composer Cole Porter from his days at Yale in the 1910s through the height of his success to the 1940s. The film's attempted biography matches many public ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Hoffman, Leo Townsend, William Bowers, Jack Moffitt | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Cary Grant, Alexis Smith, Monty Woolley, Ginny Simms

14. Dumplings (2004)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Horror

6.8
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In Hong Kong, Aunt Mei is a cook famous for her home-made rejuvenation dumplings, based on a millenarian recipe prepared with a mysterious ingredient that she brings directly from China. ... See full summary »

Writer: Pik Wah Lee | Director: Fruit Chan | Stars: Pauline Lau, Tony Ka Fai Leung, Bai Ling, Meme Tian

15. Up the Sandbox (1972)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A young wife and mother, bored with day-to-day life in New York City and neglected by her husband, slips into increasingly outrageous fantasies: her mother breaking into the apartment, an ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Zindel, Anne Richardson Roiphe | Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Barbra Streisand, David Selby, Ariane Heller, Terry Smith

16. True Nature (2010)

Thriller

5.3
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The Pascals daughter mysteriously disappears. She returns a year later with no memory of what happened. The family's perfect world unravels as she discovers the horrifying truth.

Writer: Patrick Steele | Director: Patrick Steele | Stars: Carolyn McCormick, Marianne Porter, Reg Land, David Darlow

17. Ecstasy (1933)

TV-MA | 82 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Eva has just gotten married to an older gentleman, but discovers that he is obsessed with order in his life and doesn't have much room for passion. She becomes despondent and leaves him, ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Horky, Frantisek Horký, Jacques A. Koerpel, Gustav Machatý | Director: Gustav Machatý | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, Aribert Mog, Zvonimir Rogoz, Leopold Kramer

18. Penelope (1966)

97 min | Comedy, Crime

6.3
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Comedy about a flighty, bored, kleptomaniac wife of a banker who robs her husband's bank of $60,000.

Writers: George Wells, Howard Fast | Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Natalie Wood, Ian Bannen, Dick Shawn, Peter Falk

19. Werewolf of London (1935)

Approved | 75 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.4
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The juice of a rare Tibetan flower is the only thing that keeps Dr. Glendon from turning into a werewolf during a full moon.

Writers: John Colton, Robert Harris | Director: Stuart Walker | Stars: Henry Hull, Warner Oland, Valerie Hobson, Lester Matthews

20. Mujeres infieles (2004)

107 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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A television survey says over sixty percent of women in Chile are unfaithful. True or not, this movie presents some interesting answers.

Writers: Walter Slavich, Marcelo Slavich, Juan Jose Hurtado, Rodrigo Ortuzar Lynch | Director: Rodrigo Ortuzar Lynch | Stars: María José Prieto, Viviana Rodríguez, Daniel Alcaíno, Liliana Ross

21. Boom Town (1940)

Passed | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Two buddies who rise from fly-by-night wildcatters to oil tycoons over a twenty year period both love the same woman.

Writers: John Lee Mahin, James Edward Grant | Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Claudette Colbert, Hedy Lamarr

22. Darkness Falls (1999)

R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

5.7
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With his pregnant wife at death's door after a car crash, desperate husband John Barrett invades the home of Mark Driscoll and his rich, neglected wife Sally. He holds the couple hostage in... See full summary »

Writers: N.J. Crisp, John Howlett | Director: Gerry Lively | Stars: Sherilyn Fenn, Ray Winstone, Tim Dutton, Anita Dobson

23. The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (1960)

88 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.5
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Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself.

Writer: Wolf Mankowitz | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Paul Massie, Dawn Addams, Christopher Lee, David Kossoff

24. Murder (2004)

130 min | Drama, Thriller

5.3
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Living in Bangkok with her husband Sudhir and the child from his first marriage to her sister, Simran feels isolated in a foreign land and ignored by her husband. A chance meeting with an ... See full summary »

Writers: Anurag Basu, Subodh Chopra | Director: Anurag Basu | Stars: Mallika Sherawat, Ashmit Patel, Emraan Hashmi, Kashmira Shah

25. The Big Clock (1948)

Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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A career oriented magazine editor finds himself on the run when he discovers his boss is framing him for murder.

Writers: Jonathan Latimer, Kenneth Fearing | Director: John Farrow | Stars: Ray Milland, Maureen O'Sullivan, Charles Laughton, George Macready

26. Wife vs. Secretary (1936)

Passed | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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The wife of a publishing executive mistakenly believes that her husband's relationship with his attractive secretary is more than professional.

Writers: Norman Krasna, John Lee Mahin, Faith Baldwin, Alice Duer Miller | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Myrna Loy, May Robson

27. Strangers When We Meet (1960)

Approved | 117 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A suburban architect loves his wife but is bored with his marriage and with his work, so he takes up with the neglected, married beauty who lives down the street.

Writer: Evan Hunter | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Kim Novak, Ernie Kovacs, Barbara Rush

28. The Mephisto Waltz (1971)

R | 115 min | Horror

6.0
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Alan Alda's character is a music journalist whose career as a piano player came to an end when his debut concert received undeservedly scathing reviews.

Writers: Ben Maddow, Fred Mustard Stewart | Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Alan Alda, Jacqueline Bisset, Barbara Parkins, Bradford Dillman

29. Food of Love (2002)

R | 112 min | Drama, Music

6.2
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46 Metascore

Paul, a handsome and talented music student is employed as the page-turner at one of the world famous pianist Kennington's concerts in San Francisco.

Writers: David Leavitt, Ventura Pons | Director: Ventura Pons | Stars: Paul Rhys, Kevin Bishop, Juliet Stevenson, Allan Corduner

30. A Hatful of Rain (1957)

109 min | Drama

7.3
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A Korean War veteran's morphine addiction wreaks havoc upon his family.

Writers: Michael V. Gazzo, Alfred Hayes, Carl Foreman | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Don Murray, Eva Marie Saint, Anthony Franciosa, Lloyd Nolan

31. Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962)

152 min | Drama, Musical

8.2
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A lowly servant, Bhootnath gets close to the wife of his employer, and narrates her story through his eyes and perspective.

Writers: Abrar Alvi, Bimal Mitra | Director: Abrar Alvi | Stars: Meena Kumari, Guru Dutt, Rehman, Waheeda Rehman

32. That Uncertain Feeling (1941)

Passed | 84 min | Comedy

6.9
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Against her better judgement, happily married Jill Baker is persuaded to see a popular psychoanalyst about her psychosomatic hiccups. Soon, she's disillusioned about husband Larry; and one ... See full summary »

Writers: Donald Ogden Stewart, Walter Reisch, Victorien Sardou, Emile DeNajac | Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Merle Oberon, Melvyn Douglas, Burgess Meredith, Alan Mowbray

33. Angel (1937)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Woman and her husband take separate vacations, and she falls in love with another man.

Writers: Melchior Lengyel, Guy Bolton, Russell G. Medcraft, Samson Raphaelson | Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Herbert Marshall, Melvyn Douglas, Edward Everett Horton

34. Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman (1947)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.6
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Angie Evans, fast-rising nightclub singer, interrupts her career to marry struggling songwriter Ken Conway. When Ken lucks into a career as chart-topping radio crooner, Angie is forced into... See full summary »

Writers: Dorothy Parker, Frank Cavett, John Howard Lawson, Lionel Wiggam | Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Susan Hayward, Lee Bowman, Marsha Hunt, Eddie Albert

35. Straight-Jacket (2004)

96 min | Comedy

6.6
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50 Metascore

In 1950's Hollywood, movie star Guy Stone must marry a studio secretary in order to conceal his homosexuality. Sally has no idea her marriage is a sham, though, and turns Guy's life upside-down. Then he falls in love.

Writer: Richard Day | Director: Richard Day | Stars: Matt Letscher, Carrie Preston, Adam Greer, Veronica Cartwright

36. The Power and the Glory (1933)

Passed | 76 min | Drama

7.0
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A man's life is retold just after his funeral. Beginning as a track walker, Tom Garner rose through all sorts of railroad jobs to head the company. In the meantime he lost touch with his ... See full summary »

Writer: Preston Sturges | Director: William K. Howard | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Colleen Moore, Ralph Morgan, Helen Vinson

37. Page 3 (2005)

139 min | Drama

7.4
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'Page 3' takes a behind-the-scenes look at A-list celebrity lifestyles through the eyes of a female entertainment journalist. It explores the power-play between the rich and famous and the ... See full summary »

Writers: Nina Arora, Madhur Bhandarkar, Sanjeev Dutta, Manoj Tyagi | Director: Madhur Bhandarkar | Stars: Konkona Sen Sharma, Atul Kulkarni, Sandhya Mridul, Tara Sharma

38. American Madness (1932)

Passed | 75 min | Drama

7.5
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It's the 1930s, the Depression era, and the Board of Directors of Thomas Dickson's bank want Dickson to merge with New York Trust and resign. He refuses. One night, Dickson's bank is robbed... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Riskin | Directors: Frank Capra, Allan Dwan, Roy William Neill | Stars: Walter Huston, Pat O'Brien, Kay Johnson, Constance Cummings

39. Evelyn Prentice (1934)

Passed | 79 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.8
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The neglected wife of a high profile attorney dallies with a unscrupulous womanizer and finds herself involved in blackmail and murder.

Writers: Lenore J. Coffee, W.E. Woodward | Director: William K. Howard | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Una Merkel, Rosalind Russell

40. That Night in Rio (1941)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Musical

7.0
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An entertainer in Rio impersonates a wealthy aristocrat. When the aristocrat's wife asks him to carry the impersonation further, complications ensue.

Writers: Rudolph Lothar, Hans Adler, Jessie Ernst, George Seaton, Bess Meredyth, Hal Long, Samuel Hoffenstein | Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Carmen Miranda, S.Z. Sakall

41. Turn Back the Clock (1933)

Passed | 79 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Joe and Mary run a tobacco store and are just scraping by. When old friend Ted comes into the store, they renew their friendship, even though Ted is now wealthy and married to Elvira, whom ... See full summary »

Writers: Edgar Selwyn, Ben Hecht | Director: Edgar Selwyn | Stars: Lee Tracy, Mae Clarke, Otto Kruger, George Barbier

42. Pierino contro tutti (1981)

92 min | Comedy

4.6
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Writer: Gianfranco Clerici | Director: Marino Girolami | Stars: Alvaro Vitali, Michele Gammino, Michela Miti, Sofia Lombardo

43. Dirigible (1931)

Passed | 100 min | Adventure

6.4
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A French explorer enlists the help of the US Navy in an expedition to the South Pole. There is competition between the airship division and fixed wing fliers, resolved in triumph and ... See full summary »

Writers: Frank Wead, Jo Swerling, Dorothy Howell | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Jack Holt, Fay Wray, Ralph Graves, Hobart Bosworth

44. Call Her Savage (1932)

TV-PG | 88 min | Drama

7.1
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Sexy Texas gal storms her way through life, brawling and boozing until her luck runs out, forcing her to learn the errors of her ways.

Writers: Edwin J. Burke, Tiffany Thayer | Director: John Francis Dillon | Stars: Clara Bow, Gilbert Roland, Thelma Todd, Monroe Owsley

45. Astitva (2000)

109 min | Drama

7.3
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Astitva is a bold film with adultery. An ambitious male chauvinist and his loving wife are happily married but the guy is not able to give time to the family as he want to make it big in ... See full summary »

Writers: Imtiaz Hussain, Mahesh Manjrekar | Director: Mahesh Manjrekar | Stars: Tabu, Sachin Khedekar, Mohnish Bahl, Smita Jaykar

46. Valley of the Sun (2011)

103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.9
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A disenfranchised adult film star, is forced to live with his parents in an Arizona retirement community, where he discovers his place in life.

Writers: Jon K. Langston, Peter Tannenbaum, Mark Bremhorst, Stokes McIntyre | Director: Stokes McIntyre | Stars: Johnny Whitworth, Maggie Andrew, Pasha D. Lychnikoff, Jennifer Meadows

47. Deadly Embrace (1989 Video)

Unrated | 82 min | Drama, Thriller

4.8
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A beautiful but horny and neglected Beverly Hills wife hires a hot young stud as a gardener. It eventually gets through to her husband that some hanky-panky may possibly be going on, and he... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Gabai | Director: David DeCoteau | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, Jack Carter, Ty Randolph, Linnea Quigley

48. Day-Time Wife (1939)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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When a young wife discovers her husband of two years is involved with his beautiful secretary, she applies for a job as secretary to a business rival.

Writers: Art Arthur, Robert Harari, Rex Taylor | Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Warren William, Binnie Barnes

49. The Heavenly Body (1944)

Passed | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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The beautiful wife of a tweedy astronomer becomes convinced that her astrologer's prediction of a new dream man in her life will come true.

Writers: Jacques Théry, Harry Kurnitz, Michael Arlen, Walter Reisch | Directors: Alexander Hall, Vincente Minnelli | Stars: William Powell, Hedy Lamarr, James Craig, Fay Bainter

50. Tender Comrade (1943)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Jo Jones, a young defense plant worker whose husband is in the military during World War II, shares a house with three other women in the same situation.

Writer: Dalton Trumbo | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Robert Ryan, Ruth Hussey, Patricia Collinge